Bleazard Family Tree

Ezra Riley (1863 - 1889)


Ezra Riley was the son of James Riley and Isabella Bleazard.

Ezra was born around 1863 in Slaidburn, Yorkshire.

The places where he lived have been identified as:

From To Place Source of Information
1863  1871  Slaidburn, Yorkshire.  Notes 1 & 2. 
1881    2 Barkers Terrace, Clitheroe, Lancashire.  Note 3. 

Ezra was a Joiners Assistant.

Ezra died when he was 24 years old, on Monday 7 January 1889.  

He was buried in 1889 in St Andrew's Church, Slaidburn, Yorkshire.

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 1881 Census. Ezra's birthplace.
2. See 1871 Census.
3. See 1881 Census.
4. St Andrews Church, Slaidburn, Monumental Inscriptions.

Census Data:

Year Address
1871 Slaidburn, Yorkshire.
1881 2 Barkers Terrace, Clitheroe, Lancashire.