George Albert Rowbottom

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New Street

George Albert Rowbottom is my first cousin, twice removed and son of Tom Rowbottom.

George was born in 1897 in Sheffield and died in 1976 in Lancashire. In 1901, he was living in Parkgate and in 1911, he was living in Greasbrough. This is all I know about George, except for his marriage detailed below.

I have so far been unable to find a birth or a death date for George’s wife, Annis; I suspect that the spelling of her given name perhaps varied. To my knowledge, George and Annis issued only one child, called Edna, in 1927.

THE ADVERTISER, SATURDAY, JUNE 7, 1924.

GREASBRO’

WEDDINGS. – A wedding of interest to Greasbro’ and Parkgate residents took place at the Registry Office, Rotherham, on Monday when Mr. George Albert Rowbottom, the only son of Mr. and Mrs. T. Rowbottom, of 13, New street, Greasbro’, was married to Miss Annis Blakey, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. Blakey, of 24, Wannop street, Parkgate. The bride wore a grey dress and hat to match. Miss Edith Rowbottom (sister) who was dressed in brown velvet and wore a grey hat acted as bridesmaid.

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