William Deighton (1796-1836)

William Deighton (1796-1836) was born in Spofforth on 27th March 1796 and married Mary Wood-Deighton (1793-1822) in Spofforth on 26th October 1816. They had children including:

He married again on 6/10/1824 to Margaret Shaw-Deighton(1801-1837) and they had children including:

He is recorded as a Painter and died in Bradford on 26th November 1836. Bradford cathedral inscriptions record his family details:

Sacred to the memory of Mary the [first] wife of Willm Deighton who died 4 March 1822 aged 28
Also William son of the above Wm and M Deighton who died 29 July 1822 aged 9 months
Also James son of the above Wm and M Deighton who died 29 March 1825 aged 5 years
Also Wm Reynolds son of the above Wm and Margaret Deighton who died 18 April 1828 aged 9 months
Also Thomas Henry son of the above Wm and M Deighton who died 31 Dec 1831 aged 9 months
Also Matilda Ellen daughter of the above Wm and M Deighton who died 14 Nov 1834 aged 4 months
Also of William Deighton of Bradford Father of the above mentioned children who departed this life on 19 November 1836 aged 41.
Sickness and pain were long my portion here
Sighs were my food, my drink the briny tears
Reader be wise thy day of grave to know
And seek in Christ thy only rest below.
Also of Margaret mother of the above children who departed this life 12 Dec 1837 in her 36th year [second wife of William Deighton]


William Deighton's parents were William Deighton (1764-??) and ???.

William Deighton and Mary Wood were two of my g.g.g.grandparents