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William Entwistle

b. 22 June 1704, d. 19 April 1767

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Logo William Entwistle 1704


William Entwistle was born on 22 June 1704 in Quarlton.1,2,2 He was baptized on 2 July 1704 at St Peter's Church in Bolton, Lancashire.1,3,2


FatherWilliam Entwistle (b. October 1670, d. 9 April 1719)
MotherKatherin Entwistle (b. May 1677, d. 15 December 1758)

Family life

William Entwistle and Sarah Knowles were married on 20 February 1734 in Deane.4,2

Children with Sarah Knowles (b. circa 1714, d. 20 April 1791)

DaughterAlice Entwistle (b. 7 June 1738)
SonWilliam Entwistle+ (b. 1 May 1743, d. 27 March 1827)
SonHenry Entwistle+ (b. 7 July 1745, d. 18 August 1800)
SonEdmund Entwistle+ (b. 8 February 1752, d. 22 July 1775)
SonJoseph Entwistle (b. 1 April 1756, d. 26 January 1836)

Working life

  • On 14 May 1743 William Entwistle was a farmer in Edgworth.5


William Entwistle died on 19 April 1767 at age 62 in Edgworth.6 He was buried on 20 April 1767 at St Peter's Church in Bolton.6,2


  1. [S1439] Baptismal Record: Entwisle, William 1704, No L243/1/1/2, (2 Jul 1704), 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. [S1443] Lancashire Online Parish Clerks, Index: Baptisms Entwistle x 5 at Edgworth, (Lancashire Online Parish Clerks, 12 Oct 2020), parents William Entwistle and Katherin nee Entwistle.
  4. [S1440] Marriage Certificate, William Entwistle and Sara Knowles, 20 Feb 1734, General Register Office, England, London. Deane, Lancashire.
  5. [S1436] Baptismal Record: Entwisle, William 1743, No L243/1/1/3, (14 May 1743), Archive roll 853, Manchester Libraries Information and Archives, Manchester, England
  6. [S1438] Manchester Libraries Information and Archives, William Entwistle, 1767, (Ancestry.com, 2013), Burial Register for St Peter's Church, Bolton le Moors, Lancashire.
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Last Edited12 October 2020