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marriage of Louisa Elstone to William Clifton

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Astra

Astra Report 23 Feb 2013 09:37

The crucial census is the 1881 but I can't find any of them anywhere. She's not with John Hill, he is still with his mother and sister Louisa. I have searched under Thornton, Elstone and Clifton but just can't track her or her children down. The only thing that appears to be a certainty is that she didn't marry any of her "husbands".

Choccy

Choccy Report 22 Feb 2013 20:12



England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966

Name: John Wilkinson Hill
Probate Date: 7 Dec 1895
Death Date: 30 Jul 1895
Death Place: Middlesex, England
Registry: London, England

of 113 Ledbury Road, Paddington, decorator
Administration to Mary Hill, widow
£80 4s 3d.


(same address as 1901 census - think Mary Hill (widow) is his mother) - so presumably not married to Louisa)



Choccy

Choccy Report 22 Feb 2013 19:54



Births Sep 1851 (>99%)
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Hill John Wilkinson Spalding 14 590


Deaths Sep 1895 (>99%)
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Hill John Wilkinson 44 Paddington 1a 49


jansmith

jansmith Report 22 Feb 2013 19:51

for info 1851

Name:
Louisa Elstone
Age:
5
Estimated Birth Year:
abt 1846
Relation:
Daughter
Father's Name:
Edward Elstone
Mother's name:
Elizabeth Elstone
Gender:
F (Female)
Where born:
Windsor, Buckinghamshire, England
Civil parish:
Deptford St Paul
County/Island:
Kent
Country:
England
Household Members:
Edward Elstone 34
Elizabeth Elstone 34
Emma Elstone 10
Ellen Elstone 8
Louisa Elstone 5
Maria Elstone 4
Caroline Boster 14

Stuart

Stuart Report 22 Feb 2013 19:16

1891 census transcription details for: 8, Sutherland Place, Paddington

National Archive Reference:
RG number: RG12
Piece: 11
Folio: 89
Page: 51
Reg. District: Paddington
Sub District: St Mary Paddington
Parish: Paddington
Enum. District: 38
Ecclesiastical District: St Luke
City/Municipal Borough:
Address: 8, Sutherland Place, Paddington
County: London
Name Relation Condition Sex Age Birth Year Occupation , Disability Where Born
HILL, John Head Married M 39 1852 Decorative Artist Spalding, Lincolnshire
HILL, Louisa Wife Married F 40 1851 Windsor, Berkshire
HILL, Charles I Son M 4 1887 Bayswater
THORNTON, Herbert Stepson Single M 16 1875 ClerkKensington
THORNTON, Ada Stepdaughter Single F 21 1870 Paddington
ANDERSON, Bessie Servant F 19 1872 Servant Domestic Battersea
RAYMEW, Annie Lodger Single F 60 1831 Hemingham
O MEARA, Herbert H W Lodger M 17 1874 India British Subject

Not picking up a marriage to Mr Hill either!

Stuart

Stuart Report 22 Feb 2013 19:07

I think you have a good find there Astra for 1871

Herbert Elston Thornton Dec Qtr 1873 Kensington 1A 154

Looks like Louisa is the widow Hill in 1901

1901 census transcription details for: 113, Ledbury Road, Kensington

National Archive Reference:
RG number: RG13
Piece: 28
Folio: 5
Page: 2
Reg. District: Kensington
Sub District: Kensington Town
Parish: Kensington
Enum. District: 53
Ecclesiastical District: St Lukes Paddington
City/Municipal Borough:
Address: 113, Ledbury Road, Kensington
County: London
Name Relation Condition Sex Age Birth Year Occupation , Disability Where Born
HILL, Louisa Head Widow F 52 1849 Windsor, Berkshire
THORNTON, Herbert E Son Single M 27 1874 Clerk Kensington, London
HILL, Charles J H Son Single M 14 1887 Paddington, London
BANNISTER, Sarah A U Servant Single F 18 1883 General Servant Kensington, London
STONEY, Bowes O Boarder Single M 22 1879 Student Knaresboro, Yorkshire

Astra

Astra Report 22 Feb 2013 17:50

So Louisa has a son Herbert Elston Thornton in 1874 who at his marriage names his father as William Thornton. She is then to be found in Paddington in 1891 with John Hill and in 1901 she is a Widow.

Karen in the desert

Karen in the desert Report 22 Feb 2013 17:08


I cannot see any other Louisa & William Clifton with children in 1871 apart from the Warwicks one mentioned by Stuart.

NOTE: The Louisa & William Clifton showing up in the 1881 census, living in Oxon, is NOT the family we are seeking since that Louisa's maiden name was Bonner.


EDIT: At least you have the name Elstone featuring, Astra!
I'm inclined to think I should delete my 1871 list above to save confusion. Have done so.

Astra

Astra Report 22 Feb 2013 17:00

Maybe them in 1871 although there is some confusion with the names. On the original it could be Louisa. Born in Berkshire

Name: William Clifton
Age: 32
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1839
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Laura Clifton
Gender: Male
Where born: London, Middlesex, England
Civil parish: Paddington
Ecclesiastical parish: St Mary
County/Island: London
Country: England
Registration district: Kensington
Sub-registration district: St Mary Paddington
Household Members:
Name Age
William Clifton 32
Laura Clifton 26
Ada Clifton 4
William Clifton 2
Emma Elstone 30

Stuart

Stuart Report 22 Feb 2013 14:39

Or even the 1901!! -

the only Louisa Hill in Paddington old enough to have been married in 1871 (on FMP)
1901 census transcription details for: 76, Ilbert Street, Paddington

National Archive Reference:
RG number: RG13
Piece: 17
Folio: 157
Page: 14
Reg. District: Paddington
Sub District: North-West Paddington
Parish: Paddington
Enum. District: 6
Ecclesiastical District: St Jude's Kensal Green
City/Municipal Borough:
Address: 76, Ilbert Street, Paddington
County: London
Name Relation Condition Sex Age Birth Year Occupation , Disability Where Born
HILL, Louisa K Head Widow F 66 1835 Dressmaker Marylebone, London
HILL, Mabel J Daughter Single F 23 1878 Pianoforte Teacher Marylebone, London

EDIT - Probably not - leads back to a marriage in 1876 Marylebone
George Parsons Hill to Louisa Caroline M George 1901

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 22 Feb 2013 14:22

That was my problem too, Stuart.

Stuart

Stuart Report 22 Feb 2013 14:08

Can you post the 1871 census please to give us some clues
Only William and Louisa Clifton I can see are in Birmingham aged 33 and 27 but there is only 1 child - William A age 8 - all born Worcestershire

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 22 Feb 2013 12:36

When and where was Louisa born please?

Gwyn

WDYTYA

WDYTYA Advisor Report 22 Feb 2013 12:14

Jenny Waghorn looking for marriage of Louisa Elstone to William Clifton . In the census 1871 we can see them married with 2 children but cannot find marriage cert. We think they changed their name to Thornton and we know in 1901 she was Louisa Hill and was in Paddington.