Andrew Avison was born 29 December 1834 in Mirfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom to James Avison (1801-1847) and Mary Blackburn (c1799) and died 14 July 1882 Batley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom of unspecified causes. He married Ann Clapham (1835-1913) 24 November 1858 in Wakefield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

He had a woollen mill in Yorkshire and was well off. His two eldest sons were sent to board at Silcoats School. When he died, the mill went to his brothers.


Offspring of Andrew Avison and Ann Clapham (1835-1913)  ¢
Name Birth Death Joined with
Martha Avison (1859-1942)
Mary (Minnie) Avison (1861-1922)
Charles Clapham Avison (1863-1863)
Norman Avison (1864-1903)
Frank Avison (1866-1916)
Fanny Avison (1867-1926) 13 October 1867 Batley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom 4 June 1926 Petone, Wellington, New Zealand Charles Bold (c1866-1891)
Annie Avison (1869-1905)
Andrew Avison (1871-1914) 30 July 1871 Batley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom 25 March 1914 Petone, Wellington, New Zealand Elizabeth Blanchett (c1873)
Lizzie Avison (1873-1937)
Oswald Dunnill Avison (1878-1954) 27 June 1878 Batley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom 1954 Miriam A. F. Blain Miriam A. F. Blain Dorothy M. Emery


Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
  • Family tree
Ω Birth
  • 1881 census of Batley; handwritten tree
¢ Children
  • 1881 census of Batley, via; and family tree
¶ Death
  • Family tree.

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