william hilton and elizabeth adderley

They had five children:

  1. James: b 1829 Wigan d 1829
  2. Ellen Hannah: b 1825 Manchester d 1890 marr 1) William Acton 1845 in Eccles, 4 children,  2) William Eckersley 1853 in Mobberley.
  3. William Robert: b 1827 Wigan d 1867 marr Elizabeth Williams 1857. 1841 in Pendleton;
    entered college on 25th Nov 1846; 1851 member of London Veterinary College.
  4. Elizabeth 'Betsey': b 1829 Manchester. Marr 1846 Gt Boughton Arthur Wellesley [Welesly] Webster. Known as 'the runaway'. Arthur Webster was a professor of dancing in Chorlton. They had 7 children.
  5. Elizabeth 'Eliza' Sarah: b 1836 Pendleton d 1914 marr Admiral Sir John Harold Heffernan 1861. 5 children.
Eliza Sarah Hilton's sampler
Eliza Sarah Hilton's sampler

13 Feb. 1855 Pre printed card to Miss Hilton, William Eckersley Esq, Poolstock House, Wigan

Cupid’s treasures are the pleasures,

None but Hymen can explain;

Love says try me; why defy me?

Taste but once, you’ll ne’er complain.”

Note: Sent to Elizabeth Sarah Hilton who married John Heffernan