George & Betty (unknown) Sharples of Blackburn, Lancashire had 5 sons; Mathew, Mark, Luke, John and Isaac.
Luke was born 10 pm Sunday February 26th, 1843 at Blackburn.Luke was Baptised March 15th, 1843 at Blackburn.
Luke married Ruth McKnight (no more details) Children of this marriage were as follows - Georgeb: June 13, 1871 at Rodymoor, Co. Durham Isaacb: June 1, 1873 at Newbottle, Co. Durham Thomasb: December 5, 1874 at Newbottle, Co. Durham Elizabethb: October 6, 1876 at Felling, Co. Durham Emma Janeb: April 3, 1879 at Burnley Lancashire John Henryb: December 1, 1882 at Newbottle, Co. Durham Aliceb: October 5, 1886 at Newbottle, Co. Durham Rachaelb: October 15, 1886 at Newbottle, Co. Durham
Thomas Sharples married Emily Jane Brown on December 24, 1894 Children:Luke, Lavinia, David, Harry, Jack and George
John Henry Sharples married Mary Ellen Brown at Stanely, Co. Durham, September 18, 1909. Children:Lavinia, Ellen, Henry, Ruth and Thomson.