James Wright

M, b. 3 February 1816, d. between October 1890 and December 1890
     James was born on Saturday, 3 February 1816 in Kingston Upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England. He was the son of Whitaker & Ann [Holmes] Wright.1 On 16 February 1816, he was christened in Kingston Upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, at the Bethel Chapel North Street Bridge.2 James married Sarah Bethel Colton, daughter of William Bethel Colton and Sarah Bingham, between April 1838 and June 1838 in Kingston Upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England.3 James was a confectioner. The family lived on Postern Place. They later resided at their Confection Shop on Osborne Street. James and his wife, Sarah, were listed on the 1841 English census living on Postern Place, Kingston Upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England. Enumerated in this household were James Wright [25 Yorkshire, England], his wife: Sarah [20 not Yorkshire], Sarah [1 Yorkshire, England], Mary A. Colton [15 not Yorkshire]
He is an confectioner. They were living on Postern Place. [Civil Parish: Holy Trinity; Hundred: York [Ansty]; Registration District: Kingston Upon Hall; Sub Registration District: Humber, page 3] James and his wife, Sarah, were listed on the 1851 English census living on Postern Place, Kingston Upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England. Enumerated in this household were James Wright [35 Hull, Yorkshire, England], his wife: Sarah B. [34 Brigg, Lincolnshire, England], Sarah [10 Hull, Yorkshire, England], Charlotte [9 Hull, Yorkshire, England] & James [1 Hull, Yorkshire, England]. He is a journeyman-confectioner. They were living on Postern Place. [Civil Parish: Kingston Upon Hull - Holy Trinity; Registration District: Hall; Sub Registration District: Humber, page 21] James and his wife, Sarah, were listed on the 1861 English census living on Osborne Street, Kingston Upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England. Enumerated in this household were James Wright [46 Hull, Yorkshire, England], his wife: Sarah B. [44 Brigg, Lincolnshire, England], Sarah [21 Hull, Yorkshire, England][dress maker], Charlotte [19 Hull, Yorkshire, England][confectioner], James [10 Hull, Yorkshire, England][scholar], & John W. [9 Hull, Yorkshire, England] and lodgers: Elizabeth Polck [57 Cottingham, Yorkshire, England][seamstress][unmarried] & Mary Levilt [51 Hull-Holy Trinity, Yorkshire, England][formerly a bonnet maker][unmarried]. James is a confectioner. They were living on Osborne Street - Confection Shop. [Civil Parish: Hull - Holy Trinity; Registration District: Hall; Sub Registration District: Myton, page 3] James and his wife, Sarah, were listed on the 1871 English census living on Kingston Upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England. Enumerated in this household were James Wright [55 Hull, Yorkshire, England], his wife: Sarah B. [53 Brigg, Lincolnshire, England], James [21 Hull, Yorkshire, England][confectioner], John W. [19 Hull, Yorkshire, England][oil merchant clerk], Sarah [30 Hull, Yorkshire, England][school mistress], Charlotte [29 Hull, Yorkshire, England][school mistress]. James is a master confectioner. They were living on Osborne Street - Confection Shop. [Civil Parish: Hull - Holy Trinity; Ecclesiastical Parish: St. John; Town: Kingston Upon Hull; Registration District: Hall; Sub Registration District: Myton, pages 8-9] James and his wife, Sarah, were listed on the 1881 English census living on Osborne Street, Kingston Upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England. Enumerated in this household were James Wright [66 Hull, Yorkshire, England], his wife: Sarah B. [64 Brigg, Lincolnshire, England], Charlotte [39 Hull, Yorkshire, England][school mistress] and 19 lodgers, all being merchant seaman . James is a confectioner & cork modeler. They were living at 15 Osborne Street. [Civil Parish: Hull - Holy Trinity; Ecclesiastical Parish: St. John; Town: Kingston Upon Hull; Registration District: Hall; Sub Registration District: Myton, page 3] James's wife, Sarah, died between October 1883 and December 1883 in East Riding of Yorkshire, England, leaving him a widower.4 James departed this life between October 1890 and December 1890 in East Riding of Yorkshire, England.5

Family

Sarah Bethel Colton b. 23 Feb 1817, d. bt Oct 1883 - Dec 1883

Citations

  1. [S1] Church of the Latter Day Saints, International Genealogical Index, Marriage: 26 November 1807 - Whitaker Wright & Ann Holmes - at Kirk Bromwith [member submission].
  2. [S632] Bishop's Transcripts for the Parish Church at Kingston Upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, England: Christening: 16 February 1816 - James, son of Whitaker Wright & Ann - birth date: 3 February 1816.
  3. [S631] District Sculcoates, East Riding of Yorkshire, England Vital Records: Volume 22: page 358 - Sarah Bethel Colton & James Wright married: April-May-June 1838.
  4. [S631] District Sculcoates, East Riding of Yorkshire, England Vital Records: Volume 9D: page 125 - Sarah Bethel Wright died: October-November-December 1883 age 66 years.
  5. [S631] District Sculcoates, East Riding of Yorkshire, England Vital Records: Volume 9D: page 126 - James Wright died: October-November-December 1890 age: 75 years.