Info 1b, Martha Chatterton, census Close info Window

Martha most probably born between April and September 1780. her Death cert gives an age of 82 and the parish record 83 both of which are consistant with her age in the following census.
Her Baptisms has not been found in St Marys, Disley, circa 1780, best fit is :
30 nov 1780 at Mottram ( some 5 miles away).

1841 UK Census Sun/Mon  6/7 June , note ages over 20 rounded down nearest 5
Source               HO107; Piece 581; Book: 13;  Folio: 31; Page: 29;
Place                Ardwick, District: 23; Manchester , Lancashire
Dwelling             John Street  (now known as Jessop St.)

                       Age Occ                        Born this county
Martha   Chatterton    60  House Keeper               N
Joseph   Waterhouse    25  Overlooker                 N
Mary     Waterhouse    25  Weaver                     N
Martha   Waterhouse     3                             Y
Edward   Waterhouse     7mn                           Y

Note: the house next door has
Mary    Waterhouse 45 James 20 David 15      

Ardwick is some 2 miles from Gorton where Edward died so it would seeem she has moved in with her recently married daughter Although Edward owned 12 houses in Dunkinfield, there is no mention of property in Gorton which leads me to think it was rented/leased.

1851 census
Source                 HO107; Piece: 2237 folio 188 page 28
Place                  Dunkinfield
Dwelling               43 Canal Street, shed 99

                       Rel  Mar Age  Occ                        Born
Martha     Chatterton, head  W  70,  Housekeeper                Disley,     Cheshire
Joseph     Waterhouse, SIL   M  35   Labourer                   Hayfield,   Derbyshire
Mary       Waterhouse, dau   M  35,  weaver                     New York,   Derbyshire
Martha     Waterhouse  gdau  u  13   Weaver                     Gorton,     Lancs       
Edward     Waterhouse  gson  u  10   Scholar                    Gorton,     Lancs
Sarah      Waterhouse  gdau  u   4   Scholar                    Stalybridge Cheshire

Sarah Hemmingway    lodger      32   Servant
Easter Oakes        lodger      25   Weaver                            

1861 census           
Source                 RG9; Piece: 2997; Folio: 75; Page: 1
Place                  Dunkinfield, Stalybridge district 25, Ashton under lyne, Lancs  
Dwelling               35 Canal Street shed 5 

Martha   Chatterton   head  W  80      Cotton Weaver             Disley Cheshire
Sarah    Molesdale    dau   M  51      Cotton Weaver             Glossop Derbyshire         
William  Molesdale    gson     12      Cotton Weaver             Ashton under Lyne        

sheet 2
death: Chatterton Martha sep1862 Ashton 8d 265
note: Ashton covers Dunkinfield

Died 10 Sep 1862 at Canal Street, Dukinfield
82 years, widow of Edward, a cotton spinner
Cause of death: senelis not certified
The Mark X of Mary Waterhouse present at death
25 Cross Leech Street, Dukinfield
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