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William Entwistle

b. October 1670, d. 9 April 1719

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William Entwistle was born in October 1670 at Quarlton in Edgworth.1,2 He was baptized on 7 November 1670 at St Peter's Church in Bolton, Lancashire.1,2


FatherWilliam Entwistle (b. circa 1640, d. 7 April 1701)
MotherEllin Greenhalgh (b. circa 1640, d. 1 August 1678)

Family life

William Entwistle and Katherin Entwistle were married on 23 August 1699 in Bolton.3,2

Children with Katherin Entwistle (b. May 1677, d. 15 December 1758)

DaughterElin Entwistle (b. 1 July 1700)
SonWilliam Entwistle+ (b. 22 June 1704, d. 19 April 1767)
SonRichard Entwistle (b. 8 January 1713/14)
DaughterAnn Entwistle (b. 11 August 1717)
DaughterJane Entwistle (b. 25 December 1718)


William Entwistle died on 9 April 1719 at age 48 at Quarlton in Edgworth.4 He was buried on 10 April 1719 at St Peter's Church in Bolton. His burial record indicates that he was buried "in templo", meaning inside the church. This was a very rare privilege reserved for highly respected citizens.4,2


  1. [S1445] Baptismal Record: Entwisle, William 1670, No L243/1/1/2, (7 Nov 1670), Archive roll 853, Manchester Libraries Information and Archives, Manchester, England
  2. [S1452] "Twists and Doubts", 2020, James Michael Fleming (Cammeray, NSW); Fleming Family History Archive, Sydney.
  3. [S1442] Marriage Certificate, William Entwistle and Katherin Entwistle, 23 Aug 1699, Manchester Libraries Information and Archives, Manchester, England. Parish Register of St Peter's Church Bolton le Moors.
  4. [S1444] Manchester Libraries Information and Archives, William Entwistle, 1719, (, 2013), in temple, Burial Register for St Peter's Church, Bolton le Moors, Lancashire.
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Last Edited15 February 2021