Randall Williams King of Showmen, 18461898 (aged 52 years)

Randall Williams ‘King of the Showmen’, 1846—1898
Name
Randall /Williams/ "King of Showmen"
Given names
Randall
Surname
Williams
Type of name
birth name
Birth
Address: 54 St Martins Street, Liverpool
Birth of a sister
Note: NOT: Year: 1850, Quarter: 2, District: Manchester, Volume: 20, Page: 741; this has parents James Wil…

NOT: Year: 1850, Quarter: 2, District: Manchester, Volume: 20, Page: 741; this has parents James Williams and Margaret Huddlestone

Birth of a sister
Census
Address: Stable, Travelling Van
Associate: Alice Williams (aged 11 years) — younger sister
Associate: Thomas Williams (aged 39 years) — father
Associate: Sarah Glassbrook (aged 32 years) — mother
Associate: Louisa Williams (aged 8 years) — younger sister
Census
Census
Census
Census
Birth of a sister
Note: According to EHH tree, Annie’s mother is Mary Ann, not Sarah (i.e. Thomas’ second wife). This is con…

According to EHH tree, Annie’s mother is Mary Ann, not Sarah (i.e. Thomas’ second wife). This is contradicted by info from Pauline (Annies birth cert), so is probably incorrect.

Death of a maternal grandfather
Address: Union Workhouse, Wigan
Cause: Natural decay
Birth of a half-brother
Death of a mother
before 1868 (aged 21 years)
Note: Husband remarries in 1868 Possibly 1861, Q2, Prescot, 8b, 388 - this would confirm the theory that h…

Husband remarries in 1868

Possibly 1861, Q2, Prescot, 8b, 388 - this would confirm the theory that her youngest daughter was in fact the daughter of Thomas’ second wife

Marriage of a parent
Death of a paternal grandfather
Address: Stamford Street
Cause: Hepatitis Jaundice
Marriage
Address: The Parish Church in the Parish of Bradford
Death of a paternal grandmother
Address: Back Stamford Street
Cause: Old age, gradual decay
Death of a daughter
Address: Bury Fair Ground
Cause: Bronchitis
Death of a daughter
Census
Address: 66 Dray Street
Associate: Annie Williams (aged 1 year) — daughter
Associate: Mary Ann Polly Hough (aged 29 years) — wife
Associate: Caroline Carrie Williams (aged 8 months) — daughter
Associate: Sarah Williams (aged 4 years) — daughter
Census
Census
Census
Census
Death of a daughter
Address: The "Ghost Caravan", Market Ground, Bacup.
Cause: Bronchitis
Death of a wife
Address: 12 Lower Byron Street
Cause: Disease of the liver
Census
Address: 57 West Worsley Street, Salford
Death of a son
Death of a father
Not married
Death
Address: 80 Bridge Street South, Grimsby
Cause of death: Enteric fever, asthma
Burial
Address: Weast Cemetery
Probate
March 27, 1899 (4 months after death)
Associate: Reuben Williams (aged 25 years) — nephew
Associate: Richard Dick Monte (aged 22 years) — son-in-law
Note

Slater’s directory of Manchester and Salford 1879, 256 Chester Road, Hulme
Salford directory of 1881, 256 Chester Road, Hulme
Salford directory of 1881, 66 Quay Street, Deansgate, Manchester
Slater’s directory of Manchester and Salford, 1883, 12 Lower Byrom Street, Quay Street

http://www.victorian-cinema.net/williams.htm
http://www.thegalloper.com/backstories/0702ghost.html
http://www.shef.ac.uk/nfa/history/bioscopes/presenters/williams.php

Last change
September 28, 201923:50:35
Author of last change: greg
Family with parents
father
1822
Birth: 1822 27 28 England
Death:
mother
Glassbrook family crest ‘While I breathe, I hope’
18281868
Birth: May 20, 1828 25 20 England
Death: before 1868
Marriage MarriageJuly 3, 1843Wigan, Lancashire, England
3 years
himself
5 years
younger sister
18501904
Birth: 1850 28 21 England
Death: March 23, 1904England
4 years
younger sister
1853
Birth: 1853 31 24 Wales
Death:
10 years
younger sister
Father’s family with Mary Ann Barker
father
1822
Birth: 1822 27 28 England
Death:
stepmother
1843
Birth: 1843 England
Death:
Marriage MarriageSeptember 10, 1868Manchester, Lancashire, England
-7 months
half-brother
1867
Birth: 1867 45 24 England
Death:
Family with Mary Ann Polly Hough
himself
wife
Mary Ann ‘Polly’ Hough
18511884
Birth: November 1, 1851 27 22 England
Death: January 4, 1884England
Marriage MarriageAugust 17, 1870Bradford, Yorkshire, England
10 years
daughter
18801937
Birth: July 5, 1880 33 28 Scotland
Death: October 26, 1937England
-6 years
daughter
18741876
Birth: September 1874 28 22
Death: March 13, 1876England
2 years
daughter
18761881
Birth: November 11, 1876 30 25 England
Death: December 2, 1881England
14 months
daughter
18781879
Birth: January 9, 1878 31 26 England
Death: August 11, 1879England
16 months
daughter
Annie Williams
18791960
Birth: April 30, 1879 32 27 England
Death: October 27, 1960England
son
Family with Elizabeth Anne Red Annie Radford
himself
partner
Not married Not married
son
18901892
Birth: September 1890 44 25 England
Death: March 1892England
23 months
son
18921950
Birth: July 1892 45 27 England
Death: 1950
16 months
son
18931969
Birth: October 10, 1893 47 28 England
Death: 1969
16 months
son
18951971
Birth: February 3, 1895 48 30 England
Death: between January 1971 and March 1971
20 months
son
18961968
Birth: September 1896 50 31 England
Death: 1968
son
son
son
son