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Joseph Wright
Hannah Harper
George King Palmer
(Cal 1819-1890)
Mary Ann Falkner
(Cal 1824-1890)
Thomas Wright
Mary Ann Palmer
(Cal 1848-1913)
Emma Wright
(1868-After 1901)


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John William Thorley

Emma Wright

  • Born: 1868, Derby, Derbyshire 2 3
  • Christened: 1870, St Andrews, Derby, Derbyshire 4
  • Marriage: John William Thorley in Jun 1889 in Nottingham 1
  • Died: After 1901

  General Notes:

Derby where her parents were married seems most likely.

1871 3 Normanton, Yorkshire
1881 12 Derby, Derbyshire
1901 32 Derby

Normanton is in the Wakefield registration district but the only birth matching was in 1865. This might be it or maybe the birth was registered in Dewsbury the other side of Wakefield from Normanton.The 1867 date fits with the 1871 census and the 1866 Newark marriage.

These are the only West Yorkshire registrations 1866-1870 (excluding Bradford). Note that
Births Mar 1867
Wright Emma Dewsbury 9b547
Births Sep 1868
WRIGHT Emma Halifax 9a514
Births Sep 1869
WRIGHT Emma Dewsbury 9b625

This is the only Emma Wright registered in Derby 186-1870
Births Jun 1868
WRIGHT Emma Derby 7b406



She worked as a Leather Dresser (1/2 time) in 1881 and resided at 14 Kyte St, Lenton. 5
(with parents)

She resided at with husband and children in 1901. 6


Emma married John William Thorley in Jun 1889 in Nottingham.1 (John William Thorley was born about 1869 7 and died after 1901.)


1 FreeBMD Online Index of BMD, England & Wales,, Marriages Jun 1889
THORLEY John William Nottingham 7b467
WRIGHT Emma Nottingham 7b467.

2 Online Census and BMD,, 1871C.

3 FreeBMD Online Index of BMD, England & Wales,, Births Jun 1868
WRIGHT Emma Derby 7b406.

4 Online Census and BMD,, Baptism. Name:Emma Wright
Birth Date:1868
Baptism Date:1870
Baptism Place:Saint Andrews, Derby, Derby, England
Father:Thomas Wright
Mother:Mary Ann
FHL Film Number:1041186
Reference ID:- 2:14F223V.

5 Online Census and BMD,, 1881C.

6 Online Census and BMD,, 1901C. Name:Emma Thorley
Estimated birth year:abt 1869
Relation to Head:Wife
Spouse:John W Thorley
Birth Place:Derbyshire, England
Civil Parish:Nottingham
Ecclesiastical parish:Old Radford
Street address:


Condition as to marriage:


Employment status:

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Registration district:Nottingham
Sub-registration district:Nottingham North West
ED, institution, or vessel:15
Neighbors:View others on page
Page Number:49
Household schedule number:341
Household Members:
John W Thorley32
Emma Thorley32
May Thorley12
Ernest Thorley8
Ethel Thorley6
Ada Thorley5
John W Thorley1
George A Thorley2/12

7 Online Census and BMD,, 1901C.