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  Arthur Tracy (1893-1962) champion welterweight boxer, of Darwen Lancashire England  

 

 

 

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Pat McAllister v Arthur Tracey May 16, 1923 Croke Park Dublin

British Pathé

http://www.britishpathe.com/video/20-rounds-draw

 

 

 

Arthur Tracy, (1893-1962) champion welterweight boxer, of Darwen Lancashire England, whose family came from Ireland.

http://boxrec.com/boxer/72476

 

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June 25, 1920 Evening public ledger, Philadelphia Pa

 

 

 

 

FAMILY HISTORY

 

1861 Census - Charnock Fold, St Thomas Preston, Lancashire

Anne Tracy, Boarder, b. 1811 Ireland, St Thomas Preston Lancashire, widow

William Tracy, Boarder, b. 1845 Ireland, St Thomas Preston Lancashire.

Ann Tracy, Boarder, b. 1848 Ireland, St Thomas Preston Lancashire.

 

Margaret Whittle & Unknown

Emma Whittle b. 28 Oct 1860 St. John, Preston, Lancashire, England

 

1861 Census - Park Street, St. James, Preston, Lancashire

Jane Southworth         Head   Female 42        Bowland, Yorkshire

Charlotte Southworth Daughter         Female 13        Preston, Lancashire

Margaret Southworth  Daughter         Female 12        Preston, Lancashire

Margaret Whittle         Lodger            Female 22        Chorley, Lancashire, Cotton Weaver

Emma Whittle Daughter         Female 0          Preston, Lancashire

 

William Tracy, 20, Weaver, Bachelor, of Charnock Fold (s. of late James Tracy, Mason) married Margaret Whittle (X), 23, Weaver, Spinster, of Little George St. (d. of David Whittle, Painter) Witness: George Steel & Ann Whittle 20 Feb 1865 St John, Preston, Lancashire, England.

 

Margaret Tracey (born Whittle) was born circa 1841, to David Whittle and Jane Whittle (born Aspinal).

David was born on February 1 1809, in Chorley, Lancashire, England.

Jane was born in 1816, in Chorley, Lancashire, England.

Margaret had 5 siblings: John Whittle, Maria Bibby (born Whittle) and 3 other siblings.

Margaret married William Tracey in 1865, at age 24 at marriage place.

William was born in 1843, in Ireland.

They had 7 children: Ann Maria Pearson (born Tracy), Mary Ellen Clarkson (born Tracey) and 5 other children.

Margaret passed away in 1897, at age 56

 

1871 Census

William Tracey, Head, M, 26, b. 1845 Ireland, Hooker, Preston Preston Lancashire

Margaret Tracey, Wife, F, 27, b. 1844 Chorley, Weaver, Preston Preston Lancashire

Emma Tracey, Daughter, F, 10, b. 1861 Preston, Preston Preston Lancashire

Annie M Tracey, Daughter, F, 6, b. 1865 Preston, Preston Preston Lancashire

Mary E Tracey, Daughter, F, 3, b. 1868 Preston, Preston Preston Lancashire

Annie W [or M] Tracey, Sister, F, 22, b. 1849 Ireland, Tenter, Preston Preston Lancashire

 

1881 Census - Preston Lancashire

William Tracey            Head   M         38        Ireland, Cotton Weaver

Margaret Tracey          Wife    F          39        Chorley, Lancashire, England, Cotton Weaver

Emma Tracey Daughter         F          18        Preston, Lancashire, England, Cotton Tenter

Anne M Tracey           Daughter         F          16        Preston, Lancashire, England, Cotton Weaver

Mary E Tracey            Daughter         F          14        Preston, Lancashire, England, Cotton Weaver

William Tracey            Son      M         10        Preston, Lancashire, England

Margaret A Tracey      Daughter         F          4          Preston, Lancashire, England

Gilbert J Tracey           Son      M         2          Preston, Lancashire, England

Ann M Tracey             Sister   F          32        Ireland, single, Cotton Tenter

 

1891 Census - James Street North, All Saints, Preston Lancashire

Margaret Tracey          Head   F          49        Lancashire, England, widow, charwoman

William Tracey            Son      M         19        Lancashire, England, Bread Baker

Margaret A Tracey      Daughter         F          13        Lancashire, England,

Gilbert Tracey             Son      M         12        Lancashire, England, Tobacconists Assistant

 

William Tracy married Sarah Ellen Nowlan Jul-Aug-Sep 1891 Preston, Lancashire, England

 

Mary Ellen Tracey, 25, b. 1868, single (d. of William Tracey) married Robert Clarkson, 29, b. 1864, single, (s. of James Clarkson) 06 May 1893 All Saints, Preston, Lancashire, England

 

Gilbert John Tracey married Elizabeth Ellen Gregson Jan-Feb-Mar 1900 Preston Lancashire

 

1901 Census - Muncaster Road, Preston, Lancashire

William Tracy Head   M         29        Preston, Lancashire, Confectioner

Sarah E Tracy Wife    F          31        Preston, Lancashire

Margaret M Tracy       Daughter         F          9          Preston, Lancashire

Arthur Tracy   Son      M         7          Preston, Lancashire

Jane Tracy       Daughter         F          6          Preston, Lancashire

Gilbert Tracy   Son      M         3          Preston, Lancashire

Elizabeth Tracy           Daughter         F          2          Preston, Lancashire

Sarah E Tracy Daughter         F          1          Preston, Lancashire

Margaret A Tracy        Sister   F          24        Preston, Lancashire, Cotton Winder

 

1901 Census - Kent Street, St Thomas, Preston, Lancashire

Annie Gregson            Head   F          45        Preston, Lancashire, Cotton Weaver

Robert Gregson           Son      M         15        Preston, Lancashire, Iron Moulders Apprentice

Gilbert J Tracey           Son-In-Law     M         22        Preston, Lancashire, Bread Baker

Ellen Tracey    Daughter         F          22        Preston, Lancashire, Cotton Weaver

Elsie Tracey     Grand Daughter          F          2          Preston, Lancashire

Ellen Tracey    Grand Daughter          F          0          Preston, Lancashire

 

1911 Census - Darwen, Lancashire, England

William Tracy  Head   Male    40        Preston, Lancashire, baker and confectioner

Sarah Ellen Tracy        Wife    Female 41        Preston, Lancashire

Margaret Mary Tracy  Daughter         Female 19        Preston, Lancashire, weaver cotton

Arthur Tracy   Son      Male    17        Preston, Lancashire, weaver cotton

Jane Tracy       Daughter         Female 16        Preston, Lancashire, cotton weaver

Gilbert Tracy   Son      Male    13        Preston, Lancashire, cotton weaver

Isabella Tracy  Daughter         Female 12        Preston, Lancashire, cotton weaver part time

William Tracy  Son      Male    8          Preston, Lancashire

Winifred Tracy            Daughter         Female 5          Darwen, Lancashire

Annie Tracy    Daughter         Female 2          Darwen, Lancashire

 

1911 Census – Darwen Lancashire

William Tracy, head, 40, b. Darwen

Sarah Ellen Tracy , Wife, 41, b. Darwen

Margarate Mary Tracy, Daughter, 19, b. Preston, married James Jones. She passed away on 1 Aug 1979 in St Petersburg, Florida, USA

Arthur Tracy, Son, 17, b. Preston

Jane Tracy, Daughter, 16, b. Preston, married Dick Parsons.

Gilbert Tracy, Son, 13, b. Preston

Isabella Tracy, Daughter, 12, b. Preston, married Jack Flynn and had 4 children.

William Tracy , Son, 8, b. Preston, married Eileen and had 3 children.

Winifred Tracy, Daughter, 5, b. Darwen, married John Noonan and had 4 children.

Annie Tracy, Daughter, 2, b. Darwen, married Herbert Blackburn and had 3 children.

Aloysuis Tracy b. ???

John Tracy b. ??? (mother Margerison) married Maureen.

http://www.ancestry.ca/genealogy/records/william-tracy_192230589

 

William Tracy married Charlotte A Margerison Apr-May-Jun 1920 Blackburn England

 

1911 Census - Darwen, Lancashire, England

Gilbert John Tracy      Head   Male    33        Preston, Lancashire, bread maker

Elizabeth Ellen Tracy  Wife    Female 33        Preston, Lancashire, cotton weaver

Elsie Tracy      Daughter         Female 6          Preston, Lancashire

Gilbert Tracy   Son      Male    2          Darwen, Lancashire

Robert Gregson           Boarder           Male    25        Preston, Lancashire, clay worker

 

Arthur Tracy married Annie Reeday Jul-Aug-Sep 1914 Blackburn, Lancashire, England

Ann E Tracy b. Oct-Nov-Dec 1915 Blackburn, Lancashire, England

Arthur Tracy b. Apr-May-Jun 1925 Blackburn, Lancashire, England

Joan Marie Tracy b. ??? married Robert Chambers True

 

Ellis Island

Arthur Tracy, Darwin England, 1920, 26 years, 5'8", fresh complexion, blk hair, blue eyes, married, Warehouse man, Father: Mr W Tracy, 5 Sunstock Rd, Darwen. Brother-in-law: Mr W Banks, 3009, Nth Swanson Phila. b. Preston England.

Annie Tracy, Darwen England, 1920, 25 years, Father: Mr Anthony Reeday, 23 Bedford St, Darwen. Husband: Mr Arthur Tracy, 3009 Swanson St, Phila, PA. 5'3", Frash complexion, brown hair, grey eyes, b. Darwen England.

Elsie Tracy, Darwen England, 1920, 4 years, G’Father: Mr Anthony Reeday, 23 Bedford St, Darwen. father: Mr Arthur Tracy, 3009 Swanson St, Phila, PA. 5'3", Frash complexion, brown hair, grey eyes, b. Darwen England.

 

5 Nov 1920 Hull Daily Mail (Yorkshire)

Return of Tracy. Arthur Tracy, welter-weight boxing champion North England, arrived home yesterday after an extended American tour...

 

1940 Census - Ward 21, Detroit, Detroit City, Wayne, Michigan, United States

Arthur E Tracy            Head   M         46        England, foreman steel wholesale warehouse

Annie Tracy    Wife    F          46        England

Arthur Tracy jr            Son      M         14        England, apprentice pattern maker automobile factory

Joan M Tracy Daughter         F          6          Michigan

 

United States Social Security Death Index

Arthur Tracy born 12 May 1893 died Aug 1962 Michigan, age 69

 

 

Last update: 26 March 2018