Matthew Wellbank

Male 1804 -


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  • Name Matthew Wellbank 
    Born 28 Oct 1804  Astbury, Cheshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • son of John Welbank, exciseman of Astbury.

      This is Ancestry.com suggestion for the birth details of Matthew who married Elisabeth Maddocks.
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1825 
    Surveyor (at his wedding) 
    Occupation 1847 
    fishmonger (at wedding of his son James).
    Matthew Wellbank, fishmonger, at Portland St Manchester 1826, 1829, 1832, 1833.
    Paying rent on a shop at Portland St in 1829 (rate books).

    So this looks like 2 different Matthew Welbanks in Manchester in 1825, further research needed.

    Matthew, fishmonger, is the father of James, warehouseman, whose son Matthew goes to California and his children are textile workers in Chester City, PA, with descendants living today.

    James, shopkeeper, is probably a different James.

    Matthew, surveyor, could be the son of John, Excise Officer who married Elizabeth in Cheshire. He is the husband of Elizabeth Maddocks and could be the father of Ann.

    There was another excise officer in Salford, Thomas Welbank, contemporary with John. His son John is baptised in Manchester cathedral 3 Oct 1813, wife Margaret. John is buried on 26 Oct 1813 at St Mary, Prestwich, abode is given as Salford.

    A Thomas Wellbank was buried 11 Jun 1816 at St Mary, Ulverstone, age 36. And another excise officer, William Wellbank, had a daughter Sarah baptised at the same church on 5 Mar 1815. Wife Margaret, abode Ulverstone. A 1-year old daughter Sarah was buried the day after.

    Then Charles Wellbank age 26 was buried at St Patrick, Toxteth, 17 Mar 1829, and Margaret Amelia Wellbank age 1 was buried on 6 May of the same year. 
    Person ID I1263  Welbank1
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2021 

    Father John Welbank,   b. 1773,   d. 1830, Runcorn, Cheshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Elisabeth,   bur. 3 Jul 1811, Hale, Lancs Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F355  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Maddocks 
    Married 12 Jul 1825  St Mary, St Denys and St George, Manchester Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Ann Wellbank,   b. 1825, Middlewich, Cheshire Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Elizabeth Wellbank,   b. 1825, Manchester Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1826, Manchester Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    +3. James Wellbank,   b. Abt 1828,   d. 5 Apr 1868  (Age ~ 40 years)
     4. William Wellbank,   b. 1831, Manchester Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 16 Nov 1834, Rushholme Rd Cemetery, Chorlton-on-Medlock, Lancs Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 3 years)
     5. Matthew Wellbank,   b. Manchester Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 6 Nov 1834, Rushholme Rd Cemetery, Chorlton-on-Medlock, Lancs Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Elizabeth Wellbank,   b. 1833,   d. 1834, Manchester Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    Last Modified 24 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F354  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart