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James Fairhurst                                   1811-1886
James was born about 1811, in Ashton in Makerfield, Lancashire. He married Elizabeth Heyes.
Elizabeth Heyes                                   1806-
Elizabeth was born about 1806, the daughter of John Heyes, at Wigan, Lancashire.
I have identified the following children.
John Born abt 1836   Wigan, Lancashire  
William Born 7 Mar 1838   Wigan, Lancashire  
Thomas Born 29 Jun 1839   Wigan, Lancashire Married Elizabeth Swift
James Born 6 Sep 1842   Wigan, Lancashire Died 25 Nov 1843
Peter Born 21 Jun 1845   Wigan, Lancashire Died 15 May 1846

Birth of Parents
James Fairhurst b: abt 1811         Ashton in Makerfield, Lancashire

Elizabeth Heyes b: abt 1806         Wigan, Lancashire
Marriage
No Date
James Fairhurst
Elizabeth Heyes

Children
John Fairhurst b: abt 1836               Scoles, Wigan, Lancashire
son of James Fairhurst and Elizabeth Heyes
William Fairhurst b: 7 Mar 1838                                         Scoles, Wigan, Lancashire       1845 1Q Wigan 21 768
son of James Fairhurst and Elizabeth Heyes
Thomas Fairhurst b: 29 Jun 1839  c: 4 Nov 1842             Scoles, Wigan, Lancashire       1839 3Q Wigan 21 694
son of James Fairhurst and Elizabeth Heyes

1841 Census HO107-523
7 June 1841 Wigan, Wigan, Lancashire
Scholes     Born in this County?    
James Fairhurst
Elizabeth (Wife)
Thomas
John Heyes (FatherLaw)
Plus 2 Servants
Age 25
Age 30
Age 1
Age 60
Victualler


Pewterer
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
  abt 1811
abt 1806
29 Jun 1839
abt 1775

Horseshoe Inn. 106 Millgate, Wigan.
This public house belonged to a number of breweries in its time. They included James Fairhurst, Knotty Ash Brewery, and Higsons and Burtonwood.
Photo taken 1892.

James Fairhurst b: 6 Sep 1842  c: 14 Oct 1842             Scoles, Wigan, Lancashire       1842 3Q Wigan 21 729
son of James Fairhurst and Elizabeth Heyes           Died 25 Nov 1843   4Q Wigan 21 541
Peter Fairhurst b: 21 Jun 1845  c: 3 Jul 1845             Scoles, Wigan, Lancashire       1845 3Q Wigan 21 330
son of James Fairhurst and Elizabeth Heyes           Died 15 May 1846   2Q Wigan 21 526

1851 Census HO107-2199 31 March 1851 Wigan, Lancashire
Kings Arms, Scholes Street
James Fairhurst
Elizabeth (Wife)
John Heyes (FatherLaw)
Plus 2 Servants
Age 40
Age 44
Age 75
Victualler

Retired Pewterer
Ashton
Wigan
Wigan
Lancashire
Lancashire
Lancashire
abt 1810
abt 1806
abt 1775

1851 Census HO107-2262 31 March 1851 Rivington, Lancashire
School Houses
Edward Fairbrother
Betty (Wife)
William Fairhurst (Boarder)
Thomas Fairhurst (Boarder)
Rowland Heaton (Border)
Jesse Heaton (Boarder)
Plus 2 Servants
Age 53
Age 46
Age 13
Age 10
Age 9
Age 8
Asst. Schoolmaster

Scholar
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar
Over Hulton
Rivington
Wigan
Wigan
Bolton
Bolton
Lancashire
Lancashire
Lancashire
Lancashire
Lancashire
Lancashire
abt 1798
abt 1805
abt 1838
abt 1840
abt 1841
abt 1842

1861 Census RG9-2771 8 April 1861 Wigan, Lancashire
Kings Arms, 88 Scholes Street
James Fairhurst
Thomas
Plus 2 Servants
Age 49
Age 20
Innkeeper
Engineer
Winwick
Wigan
Lancashire
Lancashire
abt 1811
29 Jun 1839

1861 Census RG9-3282 8 April 1861 Halifax, Yorkshire
2 Bath Street
Maria Jackson(Head)(W)
James (BroLaw)(M)
William Fairhurst (Boarder)(s)
Age 40
Age 47
Age 24
Manufacturing Chemist
Manufacturing Chemist
Book Keeper
Halifax
Hebden Bridge
Wigan
Yorkshire
Yorkshire
Lancashire
abt 1820
abt 1813
abt 1838

Death
Elizabeth (Heyes) Fairhurst No Data

1871 Census RG10-3875 8 April 1871 Southport, North Meols, Lancashire
Talbot Street
James Fairhurst (Widower)
Plus 2 Servants
Age 59 Brewer Master Ashton in Makerfield Lancashire abt 1811

1881 Census RG11-3770 4 April 1881 Wigan, Lancashire
148 Wyan Lane
James Fairhurst (Widower)
Plus 1 Servants
Age 69 Brewer Ashton in Makerfield Lancashire abt 1811

Death
James Fairhurst Died 22 Mar 1886, Age 74,                     1886 1Q Wigan 8c 51
 

1891 Census RG12-3425 6 April 1891 Chorley, Lancashire
The Oaks
William Fairhurst
Mary Jane (Wife)
Plus 2 Servants
Age 53
Age 53
Cotton Manufacturer Wigan
Stoneland
Lancashire
Yorkshire
7 Mar 1838
abt 1838

Death
William Fairhurst Died 14 Apr 1895, Age 57,                         1895 2Q Chorley 8c 379
of the Warrington Lane Brewery