Margaret was born on 12 October 1807 in Hollowforth, Woodplumpton, Lancashire to Richard Threlfall and Margaret (nee Fisher). She was baptised at St Michael-on-Wyre in Lancashire on 5 November 1807. The baptismal register shows that Richard was a tanner from Eaves, a small hamlet not far from Woodplumpton.
Margaret married Benjamin Randall Vickers on 27 October 1836 at Bingley Parish Church in Yorkshire and they had the following children:
- William Threlfall (1838-1838)
- Thomas Henry (1840-1841)
- Benjamin Threlfall (1842-1917)
- Robert Charles (1845- )
- Thomas Henry (1845-1904)
Margaret died on 2 February 1871 aged 63 and was buried in the churchyard at St Matthew’s on 6 February.
Sarah Elizabeth Vickers
the beloved Daughter of
Benjamin R. Vickers
of New Leeds
who died February 21st 1866
Aged 32 Years
Converted to God in her fifteenth Year
She remained faithful unto Death
Also Margaret the beloved
Wife of the above named
Ben R. Vickers and daughter
of Richard & Margaret Threlfall
of Hollowforth nr Preston. She
died Feby 2nd 1871 Aged 63 Years
When she walked through the valley
of the shadow of death she feared
no evil for God was with her, his rod and
his staff they comforted her.
Also the said
Benjamin Randall Vickers
Born April 11th 1798 Died August 1st 1881
Surely goodnes and mercy followed him all the days of his life
and he dwelleth in the house of the Lord for ever.
VICKERS Margaret. 20 April. Administration of the effects of Margaret Vickers (Wife of Benjamin Randall Vickers) late of Leeds in the County of York who died 2 February 1871 at Leeds was granted at Wakefield to the said Benjamin Randall Vickers of Leeds Oil Merchant.
Effects under £300.