John Binns  (I7287)
Surname: Binns
Given Names: John

Gender: Male Male
      

Birth: about 1836 Burnley, Lancs

Personal Facts and Details
Birth about 1836 Father41Mother41 Burnley, Lancs

Christening 17 July 1836 Burnley, Lancs

Marriage 30 April 1859 ISABELLA Riley - Burnley, Lancs

Universal Identifier 641A9A35EA56DC119DA50080C8F88E57E124
Last Change 29 October 2014 - 09:45:23 - by: binnsadmin

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1841 Census at Coalpit Lane Top, Little Marsden, age 4
1851 Census son age 14, warehouse boy
1859 May 7 Burnley Advertiser: Marriage on 30 Apr Mr John Binns, Fenkin Street to Miss Isabella Riley, Hough Row, Burnley
1859 Nov 19 Burnley Advertiser: To be sold by auction houses in Dawson Square in Burnley occupied by Thomas Binns and John Binns
1861 Census married head at 3 Dawson Square, Burnley, age 24, book keeper. Next door was Thomas Binns, age 72, boat builder, born Burnley
1867 Jan 12 Burnley Gazette: John Marshall has sold his business in the Lamp and Machine trade at Mill Lane, Bridge Street, Burnley, to Mr John Binns. Marshall will continue at 44 Market Street, Burnley
1867 Oct 12 Burnley Gazette: Mr Rawlinson is a roper bringing action to recover £1 from neighbour for damage caused by his hens. John Binns, manager to Mr Rawlinson gave evidence.
1867 Oct 19 Burnley Gazette: Light, light, light,oils warranted non-explosive, go to John Binns's lamp manufactory, 1 Mill Lane, Bridge Street, Burnley
1868 Aug 15 Burnley Gazette: John Binns of Mill Lane member of committee for return of Richard Shaw as MP
1869 Apr 3 Burnley Gazette: Notice:- Mr William Binns, being no longer in our employ, is not authorised to transact any business, or receive or pay any money on our account, executors of James Rawlinson, Hill Top Ropery. Mr William Binns having left the employ of the above begs to inform the public that he and his brother have commenced business as rope, twine, and cotton band manufacturers, commission agents, etc.. William [and] John Binns, 4 Mill Lane, Burnley
1870 Feb 26 Burnley Gazette: Lamps John Binns wishes to inform his customers that he has removed from 4 Mill Lane to more commodious premises at 15 Mill Lane. Trade and shopkeepers supplied on reasonable terms Lamps lent on hire, with attendance if required
1870 Aug Burnley Gazette: John Binns had been supplied with lamp goods for £5 4s 6d but he paid only 32 19s 4d , saying that he could in fact have bought them for 2s per dozen. Action taked was to recover £1 8s 8d. Found against Binns who had to pay the amount sought.
1871 Mar 25 Burnley Gazette: John Binns auctioneer and valuer, 15 Mill Lane, Bridge Street, Burnley. J B having taken out a Licence for the above will be glad to receive instruction to sell on commission, or make valuations for transfer etc. Rents and Debts collected.
1871 Census married head at 'No number Mill Lane, Burnley, age 34, auctioneer, valuer, and agent
1871 Oct 7 Burnley Gazette: Thomas Lascelles, gracer summoned for permitting goods to be sold by auction in the street. Mr John Binns, auctioneer had been instructed by Lascelles to sell some shop fixtures.. Offence admitted, fined 10s and costs.
1872 Mar 23 Burnley Advertiser: To be sold, eleven new cottages, near to Rose Grove Mills. Apply to John Binns, Mill Lane, Burnley
1872 Jul 6 Burnley Gazette: John Binns, auctioneer and valuer, 15 Mill Lane, Bridge Street, Burnley; J B will be glad to receive instructions to sell on commission, or make valuations for transfer, etc. Rents and Debts collected.
1872 Oct 26 Burnley Gazette: Good lamp and oil business to be disposed of with stock and fixtures. Good wholesale and retail connection:-apply John Binns, Lamp Depot, 4 Mill Lane, Burnley
1873 Feb 15 Manchester Evening News: John Lancaster, John Binns, and Thomas Cowpe, yarn dyers and polishers, Brown Street Mills, Burnley liquidated by arrangement.
1878 Oct 22 Liverpool Mercury: Ground rents for sale, well secured upon good cottage property in St Helens. Annual income £37. Price £700. Address John Binns, 25 Boundary Road, St Helens
1881 Census married boarder at 7 Holmes Street, Barrow in Furness, age 44, agent. Married head was Simeon Whitaker, age 43, insurance agent.
1889 Dec 27 Liverpool Echo: Charge of fraud made by John Binns, commission agent of St Helens against Margaret Rylance, grocer, was dismissed
1890 Jul 29 Liverpool Mercury; Mrs Margaret Rylance, grocer of St Helens, sued John Binns, rent and debt collector of the same town, to recover damages for malicious prosecution. She had employed Binns for two or three years and he had collected £119 and handed over only £8 15s. Last year she asked Binns to advance her £4 and as security she gave him a policy for £100 on her husbands life. He tried to get the policy transferred to himself but failed. He then sued Mrs Rylance for having obtained the £4 by false pretences. The case was dismissed. Her business had been spoiled by her prosecution that had been unnecessary because Binns knew that she would get £117 when her mother died. There was much to’ing and fro’ing of IOU’s and the like. Jury found for the prosecution, damages £100
1890 Sep 4 Liverpool Mercury: At Liverpool Bankruptcy Court granted receiving order against John Binns, rent and tax collector of 25 Boundary Road, St Helens
1891 Census not found
1893 Sep 15 Manchester Times: Arrest of an Absconding Bankrupt; John Binns, formerly a rent and debt collector of Boundary Road, Liverpool, was arrested in St Helens and conveyed to Walton prison. He was made bankrupt by petition of Mrs Ryland who had obtained judgement for £100 against him. Before his first public examination he went to America. He was advised that he would not be prosecuted if he returned but he has now discovered the advice was incorrect.
1893 Oct 14 Burnley Express: John Binns, rent and debt collector of 25 Boundary Road, St Helens before Liverpool Bankruptcy Court. Brought from Walton Gaol. Receiving order made out in 1890, but absconded to USA aboard cattle steamer Lake Superior. Was in Massachusetts two and half years working in machine shop. Re-entered UK in March last year. Earlier career; 1873 had been manufacturer in Burnley trading as John Lancaster and Company, dissolved in nine months; driller at Barrow-in-Furness; then provision dealer; after a year into stone and lime business; then building trade active in Southport and St Helens until 1882; then rent and debt collecting until 1890.
1901 Census married lodger at 7 Crow Nest, Burnley, age 64, paper/draper [?] shopkeeper, on own account

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Marriage: 3 January 1819 -- Burnley
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