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John Brown 1841census look-up please

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Angela

Angela Report 18 Nov 2012 14:56

My gr gr grandfather John was born around 1823/5 in North Leigh, Nr Witney, Oxon. I would like to trace his parents names. He married Jane Taylor from Kingham, Oxon in 1855 so should also be on the 1851 census.

Thanks in advance for your help!

Angela

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 18 Nov 2012 14:59

Have you got the marriage cert ? that should name his father.if known

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 18 Nov 2012 15:00

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1841 England Census
about John Brown
Name: John Brown
Age: 17
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1824
Gender: Male
Where born: Oxfordshire, England

Civil parish: North Leigh
Hundred: Wootton
County/Island: Oxfordshire
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation: View image

Registration district: Witney
Sub-registration district: Ensham
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 890
Book: 7
Folio: 7
Page Number: 7
Household Members: Name Age
James Brown 40 (Ag Lab)
Hannah Brown 40
John Brown 17
James Brown 11
Edward Brown 9
Henry Brown 7
Elizabeth Brown 4
Mary Ann Brown 1


PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 18 Nov 2012 15:03

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1841 England Census
about John Brown
Name: John Brown
Age: 15
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1826
Gender: Male
Where born: Oxfordshire, England

Civil parish: North Leigh
Hundred: Wootton
County/Island: Oxfordshire
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation: View image

Registration district: Witney
Sub-registration district: Ensham
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 890
Book: 7
Folio: 21
Page Number: 15
Household Members: Name Age
Robert Sheppard 30
Sarah Sheppard 30
James Hopkins 20
Mary Webb 20
Ann Bennett 12
James Brown 25
John Brown 15
Alice Green 26
John Harris 15


Angela

Angela Report 18 Nov 2012 15:04

Thanks PricklyHolly and Shirley, I haven't got the marriage cert so the 1841 census is jolly handy.

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 18 Nov 2012 15:10

Is this John and Jane in 1871??

1871 England Census
about John Brown
Name: John Brown
Age: 48
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1823
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Jane Brown
Gender: Male
Where born: North Leigh, Oxfordshire, England
Civil parish: North Leigh
Ecclesiastical parish: St Mary
Town: North Leigh
County/Island: Oxfordshire
Country: England
Registration district: Witney
Sub-registration district: Ensham
ED, institution, or vessel: 6
Household schedule number: 85
Piece: 1450
Folio: 96
Page Number: 16
Household Members: Name Age
John Brown 48 (Ag Lab)
Jane Brown 35.....Born Kingham Oxfordshire
Jane Brown 10
Fanny Brown 9
Emily A Brown 7
John Brown 3 Months


PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 18 Nov 2012 15:17

I think with a name like "Brown" you really need to purchase the marriage cert.

Angela

Angela Report 18 Nov 2012 15:19

Yes, that's them in 1871. Emily Ann is my great grandmother. I don't recognise anything in your second option for 1841 with the Shephards etc, what sort of establishment is it as it can't be a family?

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 18 Nov 2012 15:24

The 1841 with the Sheppard's..........Robert Sheppard is a Publican...Res: Mill Lane.

James (Occ: Farmer) and John are possibly boarders at a Public House.

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 18 Nov 2012 15:32

Actually........looking at the image, i think that James and John are not with the Sheppards but are in the next property which is "Hill Farm"..........

Also with them is an Alice Green.......age 20 or 26 born Oxfordshire.

Angela

Angela Report 18 Nov 2012 16:01

Hi, I guess it is next door which makes more sense. At the risk of being cheeky, do you have access to the 1851 census to check? John Brown didn't marry until 1855 so could be still living with his parents.

many thanks