Updated June 5, 2015



John W Wheelton

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Thomas Wheelton 1799 --  27 Dec 1871 and Mary Cooper 1805 -- 15 Jul 1893

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Thomas Wheelton wife Mary Cooper and Family 1851 England Census

Thomas Wheelton  of Wincle, Cheshire, England  and  Mary Cooper of Wildboarclough, Cheshire, England  married on August 5, 1923  by License in the parish of Presbury, Cheshire by Jn' Pattenson, Curate. 

 Thomas Wheelton born1799, was the first born to John Wheelton and Ann Bloore.  There was two more children born to this marriage Mary born 1804 and Ann  1807 Ė 1864.   Mary cooper the wife of Thomas Wheelton (1799) was the daughter of John cooper and Sarah Stubbs.  Thomas Wheelton and Mary Cooper where blessed with thirteen children first born 1823 and last born 1849.  Last born Edensor Edwin Wheelton died same year of birth.




Thomas Wheelton and Mary Bayley


     Thomas Wheelton and Mary (Bayley) Wheelton

    Thomas Wheelton  1825 -  1910

     Son of Thomas Wheelton and Mary Cooper

    Mary (Bayley) Wheelton  1825 - 1902

Thomas Wheelton and Wife Mary Bayley also Family  1881 England Census

Will of Thomas Wheelton of Fisherwick Dariy Farm Liclifield in the country of Staffordshire, England






Thomas Wheelton born 1825 in Wildboarclough, Cheshire, England and died  1910 in Fisherwick, Staffordshire, England. He is buried  at Michael's Churchyard in Lichfield, Staffordshire, England.   Thomas Married Mary Bayley  in 1854.   She was born in 1825 Wildboarclough, Cheshire.  She died in 1902 Fisherwick,  Staffordshire and she is buried in the same plot as Thomas.

As per 1871 England census Thomas and Mary Wheelton farmed 105 Acres (Fanny Hill),  as per 1881 census Thomas and Mary Wheelton farmed  265 Acres  (dairy farm) in the township of Fisherwick Staffordshire.  They employed 3 men and their family on the dairy farm.  Fisherwick was not a village but a group of farms to the east of Lichfield, Staffordshire.


Present day Farm photos in Fisherwick Staffordshire, England



Left side court yard of Wheelton Manor  Photo (Take 2002)

Right Side court yard Wheelton Manor  (Photo taken  2002)



John Wheelton and Sarah Jane Richardson and Family



      John Wheelton son of Thomas Wheelton and Mary Bayley   

      John Wheelton  1854 - 1919

       Sarah Jane (Richardson) Wheelton 1854 - 1928

       Wheelton Family Photo 

       Seated (L-R) John Wheelton, Sarah Jane (Richardson)

        Wheelton and Mary Jane (Jen) Wheelton

        Standing (L-R) John Walter, Florence W., Alfred Bertram C.

        Laurence Arthur, Leonard



The above photo is John Wheelton and Sarah Jane Richardson and Family from a Glass Negative.


John Wheelton the son of Thomas Wheelton and Mary Bayley born in 1854 at Cheddleton, Staffordshire, England and died in 1919 Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.  He is buried in the Hamilton Cemetery at Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.  John married Sarah Jane Richardson the daughter of Thomas Richardson and Sarah Taylor.   Two sibling of Sarah Jane where John Robert and Thomas.  Sarah Jane Richardson was born 1854 in Bayston Hill , Salop, Cheshire, England and died 1928 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada.  She died at her sonís Leonard residence who lived in Windsor, Ontario, Canada.  Sarah Jane was laid to rest  same plot as husband John in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.  

In 1883 John Wheelton  and Sarah Jane Richardson departed from the Port of Liverpool in England to  immigrated to Canada  with three Children aboard the Vessel  Toronto.    The ship manifest shows the Surname spelt  WHEETON.  The Wheelton Family arrive at the Port of  Quebec, Canada.  They made home in St Catherines, Ontario, Canada; Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada; Cache Bay, Ontario, The District of Algoma and the family settled in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada where they called home.  John's occupation was a Machinist and Sarah Jane was a Dressmaker.   

The ship manifest lists the following John Wheeton Labor age 29, Mrs Wheelton Wife age 28, Bertham C age 4, Lawrence age 3 and Florence age 1.  Note that Sarah Jane is listed as Mrs. Wheelton.  There were three more children born in Canada  Leonard (Son) born 1884 St Catherines, Ontario, Canada, Mary Jane (dau) born 1886 Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada  and John Walter (Son) born 1890 Cache Bay, Ontario,Canda. 

Dominion Line Vessel Toronto Immigration record 1883 for John Wheelton and Sarah Jane Richardson   Original Document PDF

John Walter Wheelton birth record July 6, 1890   Original Document PDF

Sarah Jane Richardson death record 1928  Original Document PDF

Original Census for the years of 1881, 1891, 1901 and 1911 still to be posted as PDF Files.

John Walter Wheelton and Florence Catherine McGrath


    Florence Catherine McGrath (1892 - 1944

    John Walter Wheelton  (1890 - 1952)  Married 1920