Pickerings of Howden

It is not known where the first Richard Pickering of this family came from. He as a waterman and possibly arrived in Howden via the river Ouse, perhaps from about 40 kms upstream, where the Pickerings of Kirkby Wharfe had been established since before the introduction of parish registers. Richard was a recurring name in that family, and the Richard who was born in 1723 in Grimston could have been the grandfather of the Richard was born in c1767 and settled in Howden. Barlby is also situated on the Ouse, but no Richard occurs in this family after the Middle Ages, and the Pickerings of Ackworth, while producing a veritable dynasty of Richards, were never tradesmen.

Only a DNA test will establish where this family belongs.

1st Generation

1. Richard PICKERING waterman, born c1767, died October 1847 Howden, married 10 February 1795 Howden Sarah CLAYBURN born c1775, died 1845 Howden.
1.1. William PICKERING
1.2. Elizabeth PICKERING
1.5. Richard PICKERING
1.6. Elizabeth PICKERING
1.8. Thomas PICKERING
1.9. Charlotte PICKERING

2nd Generation

1.1. William PICKERING shoemaker, born 8 December 1795 Howden, married 5 August 1816 Howden Mary Ann PLAXTON born c1790 Rawcliffe.
1.1.1. Joseph PICKERING
1.1.2. Sarah PICKERING
1.1.3. John PICKERING
1.1.4. Mary PICKERING
1.1.5. William PICKERING
1.1.6. Thomas PICKERING
1.1.7. Elizabeth PICKERING

1.2. Elizabeth PICKERING born 24 December 1797 Howden, died 30 October 1800 Howden.

1.3. Mary PICKERING born 14 February 1800 Howden.

1.4. John PICKERING baptised 9 February 1803 Howden, died 11 February 1803 Howden.

1.5. Richard PICKERING born June 1804 Howden, died before 1841, married 10 August 1834 Howden Elizabeth HUTCHCROFT.
1.5.1. Emma PICKERING
1.5.2. Sarah PICKERING

1.6. Elizabeth PICKERING baptised 27 November 1806 Howden.

1.7. Jane PICKERING baptised 26 July 1809 Howden.

1.8. Thomas PICKERING baptised 25 July 1814 Howden.

1.9. Charlotte PICKERING baptised 25 June 1816 Howden.

3rd Generation

1.1.1. Joseph PICKERING baptised 10 August 1817 Howden.

1.1.2. Sarah PICKERING baptised 30 March 1820 Howden, married 1848 Howden Robert BARNES bricklayer, born c1819 Holme-on-Spalding-Moor.

in 1861 Thomas b1830 was a groom at Thorpe Hall, Brantingham

in 1861 Thomas b1830 was a groom at
Thorpe Hall, Brantingham

1.1.3. John PICKERING baptised 29 March 1822 Howden.

1.1.4. Mary PICKERING baptised 9 October 1824 Howden.

1.1.5. William PICKERING farm labourer, baptised 30 September 1826 Howden, married c1855 Mary UNKNOWN born c1834 Market Weighton.

1.1.6. Thomas PICKERING groom, baptised 4 June 1830 Howden.

1.1.7. Elizabeth PICKERING baptised 2 March 1836 Howden.

1.5.1. Emma PICKERING baptised 2 October 1835 Howden.

1.5.2. Sarah PICKERING born c1838.

4th Generation William PICKERING farm labourer, born c1859 Market Weighton, married 1880 Pocklington Elizabeth LUMB born c1858 Pocklington.
Children: Walter PICKERING William PICKERING Annie PICKERING Charles PICKERING labourer, baptised 6 September 1864 Market Weighton, married 1888 Pocklington Selina BELL. Mary Ann PICKERING baptised 8 May 1866 Market Weighton. Jane PICKERING baptised 15 January 1868 Market Weighton. Elizabeth PICKERING baptised 16 May 1871 Market Weighton.

5th Generation Walter PICKERING farm labourer, born c1894 Market Weighton. William PICKERING born c1897 Market Weighton. Annie PICKERING born c1901 Market Weighton.