Jane Chester

F, b. 4 August 1822
FatherThomas Chester b. c 1792
MotherSarah Whallhead b. c 18 Aug 1793
     Jane was born before 4 August 1822 in the Village of East Torrington, Lincolnshire, England. On 4 August 1822, she was christened in Lincolnshire, England, at St. Michael's Church in the Village of East Torrington.1 Jane was listed on the 1841 English census living in Bourne, Lincolnshire, England. Enumerated in this household were John Lenton [35 Lincolnshire], his wife: Ann [35 Lincolnshire], Emma [10 Lincolnshire], Julia [10 Lincolnshire], William Baxter [15 Lincolnshire], John Johnson [18 Lincolnshire] & Jane Chester [18 Lincolnshire].2 Jane married George Priestley, son of Brown Priestley and Ann (?), on 13 August 1860 in Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England.3 Jane and her husband, George, were listed on the 1881 English census living in Nettleham. Enumerated in this household were George Priestley [61 Welton, Lincolnshire] and his wife Jane [58 Little Torrington, Lincolnshire]. George was listed as a cattle dealer.4


George Priestley b. 30 Jan 1820


  1. [S628] Bishop's Transcripts of the Parish Church, Scremby, Lincolnshire, England Records: Christening: 4 August 1822 - Jane Chester, daughter of Thomas & Sarah at St. Michael's Church, East Torrington [Batch no. c032541 - The Bishop's Transcripts of East Torrington 1561-1835 Church of England].
  2. [S855] 1841 England Census: Bourne, Lincolnshire, England - page 14, line 24.
  3. [S1632] England Marriages Index, 1538-1935: Batch Number: 17299-1 - familysearch.org.
  4. [S1634] England and Wales Census 1881, Index: GS Film Number; 134772 - familysearch.org.