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BirthMale; About 1814; Middlesex UK
Death28 Feb 1852, age about 37; Southport, Lancashire UK
Burial2 March 1852; St John's church, Bollington
EducationMA from Catherine Hall, Cambridge UK
Occupation1834, Incumbent of St John's church, Bollington, and later
in 1842, first Vicar of St John's
for 13 years in total
ResidenceAt Bollington Cross, later at
Vicarage, Church Street, Bollington, Cheshire, UK
Web Page Former Vicars of Bollington

Revd George PALMER MA (b.1814)


Married, 1840
BirthFemale; 1813
Death1880, age about 67
Marriage 2 June 1840, St Peter's church, Prestbury, Cheshire UK [107]
Children (4):Mary (Died in childhood) (1842 - 1847)
George (1843 - )
Herbert (1844 - 1906)
Ernest (Died in infancy) (1850 - 1852)

Notes for Revd George PALMER MA

He was a very well loved incumbent. At his death a memorial window was installed in his memory with a Latin script which may be translated as 'This window was erected by public subscription in memory of the Reverend George Palmer M.A. Minister of this church for thirteen years, who died March 2nd 1852.' Note that his grave records his death as being on 28th February 1852!

The Revd Palmer's house was burgled and a timepiece was taken. The miscreants got 15 years transportation! See the web page for the full story.

Notes for Jane GASKELL

A tragic life. Two of her four children died in childhood and her young husband died just weeks after the second child. Jane was left with two children to raise and would have had to move from the vicarage as well.


105.  Book, Bridget Franklin, 17 June 2016, The Gaskells of Ingersley Hall
107.  Website, Dave Williams, 22 October 2016, Former Vicars of Bollington, St Oswald's Church, Former Vicars of Bollington

Person record last updated: 25 August 2020

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