Marriage of Jonathan Ridgway and Rebecca Higginbotham
Jonathan Ridgway married Rebecca Higginbotham at St Mary's Church, Stockport on 11 April 1843. He was a bachelor "of full age" and worked a coal miner. He gave his father as Cornelius Ridgway who was a hatter.

Rebecca was a spinster and "a minor" and her father John Higginbotham was a dresser. Both were living in Hyde where they could also found on the 1851 Census. Jonathan could sign his name, but Rebecca could not.
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