Margaret Pallister was the seventh child of Peter Pallister & Hannah Garthwaite christened August 6th, 1766, at All Saints, Lanchester, Co. Durham.
Margaret married William Douglass on June 30th, 1798 Washington after the reading of banns. Both were described as of the parish. William was born c1770 at Chester-le-Street.
Margaret died aged 75 & was buried March 14th, 1841 at Holy Trinity, Washington.
In the 1841 census William was noted as a shoemaker living at Washington with children William, also a shoemaker, Margaret & Pearson, a tailor.
William died on January 5th, 1848, at Chester-le-Street.
Interestingly the 3 children – William, Margaret, now a grocer, & Pearson were still living together at Washington in 1851.
The children of Margaret Pallister & William Douglass were:
p.220.127.116.11 Hannah Douglass born May 21st, 1799 & christened June 30th
1799 at Washington
p.18.104.22.168 Anthony Douglass born March 7th, 1801 & christened September 1st 1801 at Washington; died March 25th, 1880 at Cox Green, Co Durham
p.22.214.171.124 Margaret Douglass born April 14th, 1803 & christened June 5th, 1803 at Washington; died April 6th, 1880 at Washington
p.126.96.36.199 William Douglass born April 13th, 1806 & christened July 27th, 1806 at Washington; died May 14th, 1884 at Wahington
p.188.8.131.52 Pearson Douglass born September 26th, 1808 & christened January 8th, 1809 at Washington; died Jan-March 1863 at Chester-le-Street, Co Durham