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SylviaInCanada Report 22 Sep 2012 07:09

This one????

1881 Census

Name: John Mayers
Age: 19
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1862
Relation: Lodger
Gender: Male
Where born: Bristol, Gloucestershire, England

Civil parish: Swindon
County/Island: Wiltshire
Country: England

Street Address: 6 Linslade St

Occupation: Carpenters Labourer

Registration district: Highworth
Sub-registration district: Swindon

William Perry 49
Caroline Perry 55
William Scott 24
John Mayers 19
William B. Palmer 12
Walter Palmer 6

I looked at the image on ancestry, and it is very clearly Mayers

This also appears to be the same guy in 1901 ..............

1901 Census

Name: John Mayers
Age: 40
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1861
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Catherine Mayers
Gender: Male
Where born: Bristol

Civil parish: Poplar
Ecclesiastical parish: St John
County/Island: London
Country: England

Registration district: Poplar
Sub-registration district: Poplar

John Mayers 40 Boiler Maker
Catherine Mayers 36
Elsie Mayers 6
John Mayers 4
May Legging 8

Again, it is clearly Mayers on the image.

Having said that, these are the only 2 censuses where John Mayers appears

????? This could be his birth registration ...............

England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915 about John Mayers

Name: John Mayers
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1861
Registration district: Clifton
Inferred County: Gloucestershire
Volume: 6a
Page: 65



ChristinaS Report 22 Sep 2012 09:42

This isn't your John, but I wondered if there was a family connection.

1871 census - Bedminster, Bristol

Edward G. Hollier married Eliza Sayer in 1862 in Bedminster, Bristol

Name: Edward G Hollier
Age: 30
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1841
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Eliza Hollier
Gender: Male
Where born: Burrington, Somerset, England
Civil parish: Bedminster
County/Island: Somerset
Country: England
Registration district: Bedminster
Sub-registration district: Bedminster
ED, institution, or vessel: 18
Household schedule number: 79
Piece: 2508
Folio: 59
Page Number: 11
Household Members: Name Age
Edward G Hollier
Eliza Hollier
John E G Hollier
Betsey Sayer
William I Sayer


ChristinaS Report 22 Sep 2012 11:34

The people John was living with at 6, Willway Street (when he got married) were George and Caroline Hellyar (sometimes spelled Hillyar - but not Hollier).


Charlotte Report 22 Sep 2012 12:23

Hi Christina

I was wondering where you got the information from to see who he was living with in 1886?




ChristinaS Report 22 Sep 2012 17:02

Only from the censuses Charlotte. George and Caroline were living there in 1881 and 1891, so I've assumed they must also have been there in 1886 when John got married.