Mike Williams Family Tree

Frances DOBSON (1885-1967)

Frances Annie DOBSON 1 was born on 11 April 1885 in Salterforth, Yorkshire, England. 2 In 1891 she was resident in Salterforth, High Greenhill Cottage adj. In 1901 she was resident in Blackburn, Lancashire, England, 22 Oak St. In 1901 she was a Cotton Weaver. She married Joseph WILLAN on 12 May 1906 in St Michael an St John, Blackburn, Lancashire, England. 3 In 1911 she was resident in Barnoldswick, Skipton, Yorkshire, England, 58 Cobden St. In 1911 she was a Cotton Weaver. She died on 6 October 1967 in Cabramatta, NSW, Australia. 1


I got the birth details from Gail Willan.

There are two birth certificates for Frances Annie DOBSONs. One in nearby Skipton in Apr-May-Jun 1886 and one on the opposite side of the county in Apr-May-Jun 1885. Gail says the 11-Apr-1885 one has the correct father.


Joseph WILLAN , 1 son of James Lupton WILLAN (1860-1925) and Ann JOLLY (1863-1941), was born on 12 December 1886 in Samlesbury, Lancashire, England. 4 In 1891 he was resident in Summins Farm, Samlesbury, Lancashire, In 1901 he was resident in Blackburn, He emigrated from London, England to Sydney, Australia on 23 November 1911. In 1911 he was resident in Barnoldswick, 58 Cobden St. In 1911 he was a Cotton Weaver. He died on 7 December 1943 in St John's Park, NSW, Australia. 5


21885 Apr-May-Jun Patrington 9d 300.
31906 Apr-May-Jun Blackburn 8e 784.
41886 Oct-Nov-Dec Preston 8e 628.
51943 NSW #25528.