James LINGARD of Little Grimsby
William POTTS
James LINGARD of Partney
(Abt 1771-1825)
William Sylvester LINGARD of Fotherby
(Abt 1801-1881)


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1. Eleanor Maria WILLERTON


William Sylvester LINGARD of Fotherby

  • Born: Abt 1801, Partney, Lincolnshire, England
  • Christened: 6 Jan 1801, Partney, Lincolnshire, England 1
  • Married (1): 5 Jul 1819, Louth St. James, Lincolnshire, England 2
  • Married (2): 25 Nov 1869, Fotherby St. Mary, Lincolnshire, England 3
  • Died: 19 Mar 1881, Fotherby, Lincolnshire, England 4 5

  Research Notes:

In 1841 William Lingard, aged about 40, farmer, and wife Ellen, aged about 40, were living in Fotherby, Lincolnshire. Present were children: Mears (15), Sabina (14), Ebenezer (7)

In 1851 William Lingard (50) of Partney, mole catcher, and wife Eleanor (50) of Grainthorpe, were living in Fotherby, Lincolnshire. Present was son John M. (29) of Fotherby, mole catcher.

In 1861 William Lingard (60) of Partney, master bricklayer, occupying 8 acres of land, and wife Ellen (61) of Scartho, were living in Fotherby, Lincolnshire. Present were son John Mears Lingard (39) of Brackenborough, unmarried, assistant brick layer, daughter Sabina Giles (33) of Fotherby, married, dressmaker, granddaughter Eliza Ann Giles (12) of Utterby.

In 1871 William Silvester Lingard (63) [sic] of Partney, bricklayer, owns 8 acres of land, and [2nd] wife Mary (55) of Kelsey, were living in Fotherby, Lincolnshire.


William Sylvester Lingard died aged 80 years.


The Will of William Sylvester Lingard late of Fotherby in the County of Lincoln, farmer, who died 19 March 1881 at Fotherby was proved 30 March 1881 at Lincoln by Mary Lingard of Fotherby, widow, the relict, the sole executrix.


In 1881 Mary Lingard (64) of North Kelsey, widow, cottager, was living in Fotherby, Lincolnshire.

  Marriage Information:

William married Eleanor Maria WILLERTON, probably daughter of John WILLERTON and Ann MEARS, on 5 Jul 1819 in Louth St. James, Lincolnshire, England. (Eleanor Maria WILLERTON was born about 1797 in Scartho, Lincolnshire, England and died in 1867 in the Louth District, Lincolnshire, England, aged 70 years.)

  Marriage Notes:

William Silvester Lingard, bachelor, of this Parish, and Elenor Wilerton, spinster, of this Parish, were married in this Church by Banns this fifth Day of July in the Year One thousand eight hundred Nineteen By me Wotten Jolland, Vicar. This Marriage was solemnized between us William Silvester Liingard [and] Eleanor Willerton in the Presence of William Emerson [and] Elias Fields.

  Marriage Information:

William also married Mary MALKINSON, widow, daughter of William JAQUES, on 25 Nov 1869 in Fotherby St. Mary, Lincolnshire, England. (Mary JAQUES was born about 1816 in North Kelsey, Lincolnshire, England.)

  Marriage Notes:

William Silvester Lingard, 65, widower, bricklayer, of Fotherby, son of James Lingard (deceased), labourer, and
Mary Malkinson, 53, widow, of Fotherby, daughter of William Jaques (deceased), labourer

Witnesses: John Jaques, Jane Ann Martinson


1 Partney Parish Registers, Baptisms.

2 Louth St. James Parish Registers, Marriages, p. 109, no. 325.

3 Fotherby Parish Registers, Marriages, p. 21, no. 41.

4 England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007, Louth district, 1st Quarter, vol. 7a, p. 394.

5 Probate Calendars of England & Wales 1858-1959, 1881, p. 453.

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