John Balshaw, 1747 - 1823.


Born approximately 1747, probably son of Charles Balshaw and Margaret of Ormskirk.  For  plausible(??) speculation about earlier generations click here.

Baptised at Ormskirk parish church April 1747 (see IGI).


Ann - no details known, but possibly Ann Berch or Berchall (from IGI), 1st July 1771 at Formby, Lancashire.

Children: Charles, 1771; John, 1774; Ralph, 1780.


Not known.  It seems most likely that he was a joiner as all three of his sons were joiners in 1811.


Buried 3rd December 1823 at Ormskirk.

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