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1891 Census

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Peter Report 19 Sep 2012 22:55

Hi there, can you please look up this lady for me in the 1891:

Deaths Sep 1891 (>99%)
WOODS Sarah Ann 69 Middlesbro' 9d 336 Scan available - click to view

So Sarah Ann Woods, living in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire born c. 1822,




Andrew Report 19 Sep 2012 22:59


1891 England Census
about Sarah Woods
Name: Sarah Woods
Age: 73
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1818
Relation: Mother
Spouse's Name: James Woods
Gender: Female
Where born: Sutton St Edmonds, Lancashire, England

Civil parish: Middlesborough
Ecclesiastical parish: St John
Town: Middlesborough
County/Island: Yorkshire
Country: England

Street Address:


Condition as to marriage:


Employment status: View image

Registration district: Middlesbrough
Sub-registration district: Middlesbrough
ED, institution, or vessel: 24
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 4007
Folio: 113
Page Number: 46
Household Members: Name Age
William Woods 48
Dinah Woods 29
Joseph Michell 6
James Woods 48
Sarah Woods 73



Gins Report 19 Sep 2012 23:01

Yikes, Peter

We could post loads of 'pants'

We need to know family, please



Peter Report 19 Sep 2012 23:02

Thanks Andy ... can you possibly see her in an earlier census? I am try to see if she relates to my family, and ideally I need her husbands place of birth.




Peter Report 19 Sep 2012 23:04

I don't understand your expression Gins. What are 'pants'?


Gins Report 19 Sep 2012 23:06


Can you answer my earlier question please? How do you know the census that Andy posted is correct?


Peter Report 19 Sep 2012 23:08

I don't know that.

I am working backwards on a particularly difficult part of my tree. My ancestor had a child named Sarah Ann Woods. She died in the 1880s. Having difficult finding this, I found the death in 1891 and wonder if they could be part of the same family. That is the reason why I asked for that.


Gins Report 19 Sep 2012 23:09

Sorry Peter....'Pants' means 'rubbish'


Peter Report 19 Sep 2012 23:12

No need to apologise but I am not sure what other way to go about this. Maybe you have other suggestions?


Gins Report 19 Sep 2012 23:15

OK...lets start at the beginning'

Where have you got the name WOODS Sarah Ann



Peter Report 19 Sep 2012 23:21

Ok, my ancestor Florence May Woods (born November 22 1889 in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire), daughter of John Woods and Theresa Panton. I have information on Theresa Panton and her family, but looking specifically for a birth for John and for information on his family.

John Woods and Theresa married in Middlesbrough, Yorkshire 1877. His father was Robert Woods, a boiler maker.

John Woods was born c. 1854, but his place of birth changes. He and Theresa seem to have seperated by 1901, and he was imprisoned for an assault on her in 1895.

I do have other posts on here looking for him but they were fruitless, hence this start looking for his family and possible siblings etc. I can't even find a death for him.


Mike *

Mike * Report 20 Sep 2012 00:34

The Sarah Ann who died in 1891 was aged 69
The Sarah posted in 1891 census was 73

Mike *

Mike * Report 20 Sep 2012 00:40

Is this your John in 1881 ?

name: John Wood
age: 27
gender: Male
birth year: 1854
birthplace: Stockton On Tees, Durham, England
relationship to head of household: Head
marital condition: Married
profession/occupation: Riviter In Shipyard
address: 21 Thomas St
census place: Stranton, Durham, England

John Wood 27 Stockton On Tees, Durham, England
wife Tresa Wood 21 Berry Edge, Durham, England

daughter Mary A Wood 2 Middlesbro, Yorkshire, England
niece Rose Ann Daker 9 Middlesbro, Yorkshire, England
grand daughter Elizabeth Wood 0 West Hartlepool, Durham, England

Mike *

Mike * Report 20 Sep 2012 00:46

Stockton-on-Tees is a market town in north east England., the borough is split between County Durham and North Yorkshire as it also incorporates a number of smaller towns and villages including Billingham, Yarm, Thornaby and NORTON


name: John Wood

baptism/christening date: 03 Sep 1854
baptism/christening place: NORTON BY MALTON,YORK,ENGLAND

father's name: Robert Wood
mother's name: Hannah


Peter Report 20 Sep 2012 22:45

Hi Mike,

Thank you - YES that is my family in 1881 but in 1891 John states he was born c. 1854 in Sunderland and in 1901, he states he was born in Middlesbrough (under John Wood with daughter Ellen Atkinson).

He was sent to prison in 1895 for assault and this is all I really know about him. Can you help further?!