In Bowdon (from 1881 census) Mar qtr 1856 Altrincham 8a 134. Baptised 5/11/1857 in Bowdon daughter of John Balshaw (Draper) and Ann Balshaw of Gt. Crosby.
In 1881 she was living in Gt Crosby, Draper's Assistant born in Bowdon, aged 23, with her uncle Ralph Balshaw and his wife Hannah.
Is her father the same John Balshaw as one of the others? c.f. John Balshaw, Tailor of Ormskirk, who appears in Baines History of Lancashire, 1825. Any connection?.
Source Bowdon Parish Church.
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