|James Law (1667-1721) & Susannah Crossley|
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James Law★ (1667-1721)|
James, the son of James Lawe of Gomersall, was baptized on July 15, 1667 in Birstall Parish.
James' parents and his children lived in Gomersall, but James and his wife lived in the village of Adwalton, about two miles away.
|Section showing Adwalton and Gomersall (highlighted by me in green) of
Warburton's 1720 map of the area.|
Marriage of James Law and Susannah Crossley★
James Law married Susannah "Croslay" on April 11, 1692 in Birstall Parish (BT and PRB)
|Marriage record of James Law and
This copy was scanned from a photo copy of the LDS filming of the Bishops Transcripts
The top line reads" Marriages in the year 1692"
The only person named Crossley who is a direct ancestor in the Law family was Susannah Croslay who married James Law in Birstall Parish in 1692.
Susannah Crossley was an illegitimate child whose mother was a widow.
Susan Crossley the
"daughter of John Langfield and the widow Crossley, a bastard child"was baptized in Birstall parish on May 16, 1669.
Form more information on Susanna Crossley go to Susanna Crossley now or at the bottom of the page.
Children of James Lawe and Susannah Crossley, Adwalton
James Law and Susannah Crossley are known to have had 10 children. Five died as children. One, William, is know to have married and had children. Further records for the other four, Mary (1693), John (1694), Benjamin (1696) and Ann (1705) were not found.
James and Susannah lived in Adwalton in Birstall parish and had at least the following children:
Death of Susannah Law
Susannah Law, "wife of James Law" was buried on October 17, 1712 (BT and PRB).
Death of James Law
"James Law of Adwalton widower (sic)" was buried on February 28, 1721 (BT and PRB).
Other Law Records in Adwalton
There are only four other records connected to the village of Adwalton for the name Law:
William Law (born 1707 son of James Law and Susannah Crossley) and his wife Hannah Raynder
James Law, the Father of James Law|
For information on James Law, the father of James Law, click on the photo of Gomersall Hill Top
For information on Susanna Crossley and her family, click on the photo of the Birstall Parish Church
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