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1901 Dursley Workhouse

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Gillian

Gillian Report 1 Dec 2011 14:04

Hi

I am looking to find a list of inmates in the 1901 census for Dursley Workhouse, Gloucestershire:

In particular, I am looking to find

Ada Lilly Workman born 1899 ( she would have been 1 / 2 yrs old.

Many thanks

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 1 Dec 2011 14:09

cant see her . who were her parents please . How do you know she was in a workhouse?

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 1 Dec 2011 14:11

sure you have her birth but for our info
Name: WORKMAN, Ada Lily
Registration District: Dursley
County: Gloucestershire
Year of Registration: 1899
Quarter of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec
Mother's Maiden Name: Not available before 1911 Q3
Volume No: 6A
Page No: 279

so would list as born 1900 on census

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 1 Dec 2011 14:13

is this her in 1911?
WORKMAN, Alfred Head Married M 35 1876 Motor Driver Steam Highnam Glos VIEW
WORKMAN, Gartrude Wife Married
17 years F 36 1875 Newent Glos VIEW
WORKMAN, William Son Single M 15 1896 Errand Boy Gloucestershire Gloucester VIEW
WORKMAN, Christina Daughter F 13 1898 Gloucestershire Gloucester VIEW
WORKMAN, Ada Daughter F 12 1899 Gloucestershire Gloucester VIEW
WORKMAN, Nellie Daughter F 10 1901 Gloucestershire Gloucester VIEW
WORKMAN, Thomas Son M 6 1905 Gloucestershire Cheltenham VIEW
WORKMAN, Denal Son M 5 1906 Gloucestershire Cheltenham VIEW

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RG number:
RG14 Piece:
5874 Reference:
RG14PN5874 RG78PN267 RD95 SD2 ED43 SN186

Registration District:
Christchurch Sub District:
Bournemouth Enumeration District:
43 Parish:
Bournemouth

Address:
62 Markham Road Winton Bournemouth County:
Hampshire

8 children born 2 died

Gillian

Gillian Report 1 Dec 2011 14:14

Hi

It was a 'last chance' look in the Dursley Workhouse.

Ada Lilly Workman had 5 older siblings & in 1901 they were in the Workhuse in Thornbury.

Their mother Sarah Ann Workman was living in 1901 with her new partner William Beckerton. in Alderley, just outside Wotton under Edge ( following the death of her husband in 1897 - Joseph Workman )

I have looked at all the family members that I know of to see if Ada was with any of them in 1901 - but cant find her anywhere.

Looking at the childrens births - although they were all born either Charfield or Wotton U Edge, the older 5, were registered Thornbury & Ada was registered Dursley - so I wondered if she had been sent to the workhouse there.....

I dont know where else to look for her.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 1 Dec 2011 14:15

same family 1901
WORKMAN, Alfred H Head Married M 26 1875 Oil Mills Pressman
Higham
Gloucestershire VIEW
WORKMAN, Gertrude C Wife Married F 28 1873
Newent
Gloucestershire VIEW
WORKMAN, William G Son M 5 1896
St Lukes
Gloucestershire VIEW
WORKMAN, Christina J Daughter F 3 1898
St Lukes
Gloucestershire VIEW
WORKMAN, Ada E Daughter F 2 1899
St Lukes
Gloucestershire VIEW
WORKMAN, Nellie G Daughter F 0 (5 MOS) 1901
St Lukes
Gloucestershire VIEW
GOODYER, George Father-In-Law Married M 64 1837 Gen Lab
Newent
Gloucestershire VIEW
GOODYER, Ann M Sister-In-Law Single F 18 1883
St Lukes
Gloucestershire VIEW

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Piece:
2431 Folio:
200 Page:
34 Registration District:
Gloucester

Civil Parish:
Gloucester Municipal Borough:
Address:
Seymour Road Tudor Street, Gloucester County:
Gloucestershire

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 1 Dec 2011 14:16

so wrong census family posted will leave so others dont post the same ones.

Gillian

Gillian Report 1 Dec 2011 14:17

your 1911 census is not MY Ada Workman...

The family were re-united somewhere between 1901 & 1911 and they end up in Pontypridd, S.Wales.

Adas mum married William Beckerton in 1902 and Ada hasthe name Ada Beckerton in 1911 census

However - when she marries in 1919 in W.U.E and gives her name as Ada Lilly Workman - father Joseph Workman deceased.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 1 Dec 2011 14:19

she isnt listed sorry

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 1 Dec 2011 14:21

If this is Joseph's death and her is the father, then Sarah must have had a longer than normal pregnancy?

Deaths Jun 1897 Workman Joseph 38 Thornbury 6a 126

Gillian

Gillian Report 1 Dec 2011 14:25

Yep - I have her birth cert and it gives no fathers name - so she was illigitimate.

I have no idea where she is in 1901. I know her mum and soon to be step-dad are in Alderley, W.u E. and her siblings are in the workhouse in Thornbury.

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 1 Dec 2011 14:30

On the 1911 she is recorded as William's daughter whereas Sarah's daughter from her marriage to Joseph is recorded as William's step daughter.

Gillian

Gillian Report 1 Dec 2011 14:37

I think it is quite possible that she is in fact William Beckertons daughter - however, she was born Ada Lilly Workman and married as Ada Lilly Workman - father Joseph Workman deceased.

So - either she wasnt Williams daughter, but shown as such on the 1911 census ( whilst whe was school age )......and in fact her mother had had a relationship with someone uinknown after her husband, Joseph had died.

Or - she was in fact William Beckertons daughter - but her mother wasnt married to him until 2-3yrs after her birth - so leagally her name was still Workman ( she may have 're-invented' Joseph Workman )- her mothers 1st husband - just for the purpose of her wedding cert.........

I dont as yet know the answer. I'm afraid.

Still leaves the puzzle as to where she was in 1901 tho

Gillian

Gillian Report 1 Dec 2011 15:13

I have just had a thought


Is it possible please to find out who was living in Dyers Brook
( cottage / house) Wooton under Edge in 1901 census?

Ada lilys mum gave that as her address in 1900 when Ada was baptised

Many thanks

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 1 Dec 2011 15:41

took a bit to find


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84 KNIGHT, Ann Head Widow F 78 1823
Kingswood
Gloucestershire VIEW
84 DERRETT, Lewis Lodger Widower M 81 1820
Wotton U Edge
Gloucestershire VIEW
84 ORCHARD, Louisa Lodger Single F 33 1868
Wotton U Edge
Gloucestershire VIEW

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85 PERRIN, Esther Head Single F 52 1849 Dressmaker
Leighterton
Gloucestershire VIEW

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86 BAILEY, George Head Married M 45 1856 Labourer
Wotton U Edge
Gloucestershire VIEW
86 BAILEY, Elizabeth Wife Married F 46 1855 Laundress
Wotton U Edge
Gloucestershire VIEW

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88 GAY, Sarah Head Widow F 65 1836 Innkeeper
West Kington
Wiltshire VIEW
88 ALLEN, William Grand Son Single M 16 1885 Fishmonger's Assistant
Leicester
Leicestershire VIEW

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RG number:
RG13 Piece:
2414 Folio:
29 Page:
13

Sub District:
Wotton Under Edge Enumeration District:
2 Ecclesiastical Parish:
St Mary the Virgin

Municipal Borough:
Address:
Dyer's Brook, Ludgate Hill, Wotton Under Edge County:
Gloucestershire

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 1 Dec 2011 15:43

I think its area rather than a particular house as they are separate households

Gillian

Gillian Report 1 Dec 2011 15:44

Shirley - thank you SO much for looking -

I guess that Dyers Brook is a street then - and not just a house ( as I had thought )??
4 houses in Dyers Brook ( street) - is that correct please?

Thanks again
Gill

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 1 Dec 2011 15:51

I think that if Ada was William's child she was more likely to be living with a relative in 1901 as opposed to the workhouse like Joseph's children. It may be that she is lurking in the 1901 with a different surname but I just can't see a possibility!

If this is William before he married Sarah then it looks like Ada was named for one of his sisters?

1881

Name: William Beckerton
Age: 14
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1867
Relation: Son
Father's Name: George Beckerton
Mother's Name: Elizabeth Beckerton
Gender: Male
Where born: Wotton Under Edge, Gloucestershire, England

Civil parish: Wotton Under Edge
County/Island: Gloucestershire
Country: England

Street Address: Brickyard
Education:

Employment status: View image
Occupation: Ag Lab

Registration district: Dursley
Sub-registration district: Wotton Under Edge
ED, institution, or vessel: 6
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 2518
Folio: 79
Page Number: 6
Household Members: Name Age
George Beckerton 38
Elizabeth Beckerton 38
William Beckerton 14
Ellen Beckerton 12
Joseph Beckerton 10
Agnes Beckerton 8
James Beckerton 7
Ada Beckerton 4
John Beckerton 3



Have you looked for marriages for his sisters please? Have you found any of them in 1901 to see if Ada is there either as Ada or Lily?

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 1 Dec 2011 15:53

Yes 4 separate listings

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 1 Dec 2011 15:57

I wonder .but it can only be a ??, whether she was in fact with William and Sarah but they didnt give her details because of the different surnames. Mind you they could have listed her as a Beckerton !!

She certainly doesnt show up on a type of search