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Rev. Basil Ranaldson LAWSON

Rev. Basil Ranaldson LAWSON

Male 1807 - 1892  (~ 85 years)

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  • Name Basil Ranaldson LAWSON 
    Prefix Rev. 
    Christened 24 May 1807  Heversham, Westmoreland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Education 1830 
    St Bees 
    Occupation From 1849 to 1892  Wythburn, Cumberland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Curate and Vicar of Wythburn 
    'Thirlmere Across The Bridges to Chapel'
    'Thirlmere Across The Bridges to Chapel'
    From the diary of Reverend Basil R Lawson, Curate of Wythburn by Margaret Armstrong. Published by Peel Wyke 1989.
    Wythburn Church
    Wythburn Church
    c1870 before addition of the chancel in 1872
    Occupation 1851 
    Curate of Wythburn 
    Basil Ranaldson Lawson
    Basil Ranaldson Lawson
    Crockford's Clerical Directory 1885
    Census 1 Apr 1851  Armboth House, Crosthwaite, Cumberland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Living 24 Aug 1852  Armboth House, St John's, Keswick, Cumberland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 24 Aug 1852 
    Clerk 
    Occupation 1861 
    Incumbent of Wythburn 
    Census 1 Apr 1861  Quay Fold, Wythburn, Cumberland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Misc 12 Dec 1863  City of London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    An agreement to pay Basil Lawson £50pa for the maintemance and education of his 4 children from their entitlement from the estate of Ann Eliza Kirtley. 
    In the matter of Rev. Basil Ranaldson Lawson
    In the matter of Rev. Basil Ranaldson Lawson
    An agreement to pay Basil Lawson £50pa for the maintemance and education of his 4 children from their entitlement from the estate of Ann Eliza Kirtley.
    Occupation 1871 
    Vicar with care of Souls 
    Census 1 Apr 1871  Vicarage, St John's, Wythburn, Cumberland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 4 Apr 1874 
    Incumbant of Wythburn 
    Misc From 1878 to 1885 
    Letters to his daughter, Ellen 
    Letter to Ellen from her father & sister, Fanny
    Letter to Ellen from her father & sister, Fanny
    Letter to Ellen from her father and A.L.
    Letter to Ellen from her father and A.L.
    Letter to Ellen from her father (partial)
    Letter to Ellen from her father (partial)
    Occupation 1881 
    Clergyman 
    Census 1 Apr 1881  Parsonage, Wythburn, Cumberland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1891 
    Clergyman 
    Census 1 Apr 1891  Vicarage, Wythburn, Cumberland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Living Jun 1892  Vicarage, Wythburn, Cumberland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Misc Laswon Sermons 
    • A collection of his hand-written sermons from the 1800s.
      Kindly scanned by John Peel.
    Rev Basil Ranaldson Lawson
    Rev Basil Ranaldson Lawson
    A collection of his hand-written sermons from the 1800’s. Courtesy of John Peel.
    Died 8 Jun 1892  Cockermouth District, Cumberland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Age recorded as 84.
    Basil Ranaldson Lawson (1807-1892)
    Basil Ranaldson Lawson (1807-1892)
    Obituary, Westmorland Gazette
    Memorial window, Wythburn Church
    Memorial window, Wythburn Church
    In Memory of Basil R Lawson 1892
    Buried 12 Jun 1892  Wythburn, Cumberland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Rev. B.R. Lawson (c1807-1892)
    Rev. B.R. Lawson (c1807-1892)
    Probate 30 Jul 1892  Carlisle, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Probate granted to Ann Lawson & Fanny Eliza Lawson 
    Basil Ranaldson Lawson
    Basil Ranaldson Lawson
    England & Wales, National Probate Calendar
    Person ID I1479  1. Essex Ennevers
    Last Modified 8 Feb 2017 

    Father George LAWSON,   Born:  1764/5,   Died:  4 Jun 1842, Heversham, Westmoreland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Henrietta RANALDSON,   Born:  1769/70, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  1825, Heversham, Westmoreland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 19 Oct 1798  Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 119/10/1798RANALDSONHENRIETTAGEORGE LAWSON/FRMR4-49FEDINBURGHEDINBURGH CITY CITY/MIDLOTHIAN685/01 0520 0000No Image
    Family ID F1105  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family (spouse) 1 Elizabeth Ann OLDACRES,   Born:  1822/3, Kirkby Mallory, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  1862, Cockermouth District, Cumberland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years) 
    Married 1847  Hinckley District, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Basil Ranaldson LAWSON,   Born:  1847, Stapleton, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  1914, Lambeth District, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     2. Ellen Elizabeth LAWSON,   Born:  24 Aug 1852, Armboth House, St John's, Keswick, Cumberland Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  16 Jul 1935  (Age 82 years)
     3. Henrietta Ada LAWSON,   Born:  1855, Wythburn, Cumberland Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  1883, Penrith District, Cumberland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
     4. Fanny Eliza LAWSON,   Born:  1857, Wythburn, Cumberland Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  Yes, date unknown
    Family histories
    Stephen Oldacres Lawson (1880-1922)
Killed in the line of duty
    Stephen Oldacres Lawson (1880-1922) Killed in the line of duty
    Stephen Oldacres Lawson (1880-1922)
    Family ID F473  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family (spouse) 2 Ann BAKER,   Born:  1822/3, Barlestone, Leicestershire Find all individuals with events at this location,   Died:  Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1865  Cockermouth District, Cumberland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1109  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 24 May 1807 - Heversham, Westmoreland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1847 - Hinckley District, Leicestershire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Curate and Vicar of Wythburn - From 1849 to 1892 - Wythburn, Cumberland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1 Apr 1851 - Armboth House, Crosthwaite, Cumberland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLiving - 24 Aug 1852 - Armboth House, St John's, Keswick, Cumberland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1 Apr 1861 - Quay Fold, Wythburn, Cumberland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMisc - An agreement to pay Basil Lawson £50pa for the maintemance and education of his 4 children from their entitlement from the estate of Ann Eliza Kirtley. - 12 Dec 1863 - City of London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1865 - Cockermouth District, Cumberland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1 Apr 1871 - Vicarage, St John's, Wythburn, Cumberland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1 Apr 1881 - Parsonage, Wythburn, Cumberland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1 Apr 1891 - Vicarage, Wythburn, Cumberland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLiving - Jun 1892 - Vicarage, Wythburn, Cumberland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 Jun 1892 - Cockermouth District, Cumberland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 12 Jun 1892 - Wythburn, Cumberland Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photographs
    Basil Ranaldson Lawson (1807-1892)
    Basil Ranaldson Lawson (1807-1892)
    Rev. Basil Ranaldson Lawson (1807-1892)
    Rev. Basil Ranaldson Lawson (1807-1892)

    Documents
    A sketch from Basil Ranaldson Lawson's diary
    A sketch from Basil Ranaldson Lawson's diary
    Horsehead Inn Chapel and Low Horse Head Wythburn from the West

    Family histories
    Criminals and law-breakers in the Ennever and associated families
    Criminals and law-breakers in the Ennever and associated families
    A list of all known family law-breakers and their crimes
    Occupations
    Occupations
    A description of the some of the more unusual or interesting occupations undertaken by Ennevers and others.

  • Notes 
    • Attended St. Bees's College, ordained priest by Bishop of Chester in 1838 (Crockford's Clerical Directory).
      Curate to parish of Spalding 1838-1843, served as chaplain to Spalding House of Corrections. Curate and vicar of Wythburn from 1849-1892.
      'Thirlmere across the bridges to the Chapel 1849-1852' by Margaret Armstrong pub. 1989 by Peel Wyke is a book about his diary. Also contains family info and sketches from his sketchbook.


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