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Always Turn the Page by David Robinson featured in Issue 5 of The Button Files. I selected those parts of his history of the Robinson family that featured the family of William Warburton, his wife Catherine nee Fleming, and their children. The following images were included.
Mixed Primary School Brooksbottom built 1840
St. Botolph Parish Record Book for 1796.
The birth record of Catherine is one line from the bottom on the right hand page. It is dated as an entry for Nov 2nd 1796 and has a capital “P” in the margin denoting “Pauper”.
The exact record reads:
“Catherine Fleming, daughter of Ann, baseborn; born Oct 10th 1796 Workhouse, Nightingale Lane.” Baseborn refers to illegitimate.
The marriage Certificate of William Warburton and Catherine Fleming in 1816
Typical Workhouse Setting
The Warburton Tapestry 1841
This tapestry was made by Alice (daughter of William and Catherine, in 1841 when she was 25 years old.
Summerseat Methodist Primary School
William & Catherine Warburton
This photo of William and Catherine was probably taken after they moved from Summerseat to Salford.
This photo of Catherine, which was taken in Rochdale, was likely taken after William’s death when Catherine was staying with her daughter, Rachel.