Bleazard Family Tree

William Riley (1785 - 1842)


William Riley was born around 1785.

William married Ellen ??????

Details of William's marriage are not known.

He had the following children from his marriage to Ellen ??????:

- James Riley

born around 1822 in Slaidburn, Yorkshire.

- Elizabeth Riley

born around 1824.

- Jane Riley

born around 1826.

William was a Draper and Grocer.

William died when he was 56 years old, on Sunday 20 November 1842.  

He was buried in 1842 in St Andrews Church, Slaidburn.

His grave has a stone chest with carved sides.    It has the following inscription:


To the memory of William Riley of Slaidburn,
who departed this life on the 20th day of November 1842, in the 56th year of his age.

Also, of Ellen, relic of the above,
who departed this life May 25, 1862 in the 75th year of her age.

Also, of Jane, their daughter and widow of the late Robert Blezard of Guisborough
who died April 18, 1862, age 35 years.

Also of James, their son
who died December 1, 1882, age 60 years.

Also of Ezra, son of the above James and Isabella Riley
who died January 7, 1889, age 24 years.

Also the above named Isabella Riley,
who died July 3, 1896, age 70 years.


Notes - Sources of information:
1. See 1841 Census.
2. St Andrews Church, Slaidburn, Monumental Inscriptions.

Census Data:

Year Address
1841 Township of, Slaidburn.