George Walker

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1.     George Walker
                  b: about 1760's
                  m1: ?? She died.
                  m2: (Widower) 2 Aug 1778, St. John the Baptist, Chester
                  o: 1778 Maltster
                  o: 1799 Brewer, Chester
                  o: Liquor Merchant
                  d: after 1826?

                  m2: Margaret Salmon
                  m2: 2 Aug 1778, St. John the Baptist, Chester      

           Children of George Walker and Margaret Salmon
                         Thomas Walker , b: 20 Dec 1782, d:1 Dec 1857, m: Catharine Lightfoot

George Walker marriage to Salmon

Parish of Saint John Baptist within the Diocese and City of Chester:
"George Walker widower of this Parish and Margaret Salmon of same parish by Banns, August 2 [1778]"

George Walker and Salmon

"George Walker of this Parish Maltster and Widdower and Margaret Salmon of same Parish Spinster were married in this Church by Banns this Second Day of August in tye Year One Thousand Seven hundred Seventy Eight by me John P---- vicar. this Marriage was solemized between us George Walker [signature] and Margaret Salmon [her mark]." Diocese of Chester parish registers of Marriages c1538-1910

George Walker

Source: The Rolls of the Freemen of the City of Chester: 1392-1700, March 23, 1799

In researching George Walker or John Walker of Chester, I found the Directory listings below. We can't be sure this is our George Walker but it is possible, therefore I leave this reference here for the benefit of future research. [C. Stover, March 2013]

George Walker Liquor merchant

The Commercial Directory for 1818-19-20, J. Pigot & Co. 1818, p 103: Liquor Merchants - Chester

George Walker Chester Liquor merchant

Chester election, 1826: Voter's Names, edited by Joseph Hemingway
The Complete Poll Book, containing not only the names of the Freemen, who voted at the Election for Members of Parliament, for the CITY OF CHESTER, which commenced on Friday, June 9th, and terminated on Thursday, June 22d [1826], but also A Collection of Addresses, Papers, Squibs, etc.Isued by the respective Candidates and their Friends' with a Preface, and Notes.

George Walker Chester

George Walker

Two entries of interest for Walker, in the following publication: A Narrative of the Proceedings at the Memorable contest for the Representation of Chester.1826