John Parkin (1803-1887)

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Born and baptised (14/6/1803) in Workington, Cumberland, the Rev. J. Parkin was the first incumbent at Halton Church, taking up the role in 1838[1].

At the time of the 1861 census, the household at the rectory - known then as 'The Chapel House' showed the household employed a cook, Julianna Thomas and a housemaid, Susan Perry[2]

On his death in 1887, he left an estate valued at over £17,000[3]


Children of: Short name: Rev. J. Parkin

and Joined with-g1: Emilia Elizabeth Sharp(–1881)

Name Birth Death Joined with
John Parkin(1843–)


Thomas Parkin(1845–1932)



  1. Brett Manuscript Histories Vol. 2 Chap. 20
  2. 1861 Census
  3. England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1995