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1901 Census

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Gillian

Gillian Report 18 Dec 2012 11:59

I am looking to find Ada Workman - born Wotton Under Edge, Glos, registered Dursley 1898/9.
Her older siblings were registered in THornbury and are in the Thornbury Workhouse in 1901 - but I cant find Ada anywhere.
Her mother is not in the workhouse & is living with her partner nearby to Wotton under Edge. ( not married ).

Can someone please look at the Dursley workhouse Census for 1901 ( perhaps for a badly written entry ) .??

Many thanks

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 18 Dec 2012 12:03

WORKMAN Ada Lily WORKMAN 1899 Stroud Dursley, Wotton-under-Edge 20 139

(is this her Birth, from below link)

http://ww3.gloucestershire.gov.uk/bmd/

Chris :)

Gillian

Gillian Report 18 Dec 2012 12:04

Yes - this is correct - Ada Lily Workman..

Catherine

Catherine Report 18 Dec 2012 12:27

Have you looked for her living with a member of her parents families? Perhaps she is with her grandparents or being looked after by an aunt or uncle and is noted under their name?
If you could give a bit more info on her parents and siblings names etc. then maybe we could have a look.

Catherine

Catherine Report 18 Dec 2012 12:29

I presume these are the siblings?

Annie Workman abt 1890 Charfield, Gloucestershire, England Pauper Inmate (Pauper) Thornbury, Gloucestershire

Lucy Workman abt 1892 Charfield, Gloucestershire, England Pauper Inmate (Pauper) Thornbury, Gloucestershire

Honor Workman abt 1893 Charfield, Gloucestershire, England Pauper Inmate (Pauper) Thornbury, Gloucestershire

John Workman abt 1895 Charfield, Gloucestershire, England Pauper Inmate (Pauper) Thornbury, Gloucestershire

Catherine

Catherine Report 18 Dec 2012 12:31

This looks like sister Honor in 1911:-

1911 Wales Census about Honor Workman
Name: Honor Workman
Age in 1911: 17
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1894
Relation to Head: Stepdaughter
Gender: Female
Birth Place: Wotton On Edge, Gloucestershire, England
Civil parish: Llantrisant
County/Island: Glamorgan
Country: Wales
Street Address: Pontypare Nr Pontyclun Glam
Marital Status: Single
Registration district: Pontypridd
Registration District Number: 589
Sub-registration district: Llantrisant
ED, institution, or vessel: 04
Household schedule number: 156
Piece: 32296
Household Members:
Name Age
William Beckerton 43 Birth Place: Wotton On Edge, Gloucestershire,
Sarah Ann Beckerton 46 Birth Place: Wotton On Edge, Gloucestershire,
Honor Workman 17
Ada Lily Beckerton 11 Birth Place: Gloucestershire


Note Ada Lily Beckerton living in same house !

Name: Ada Lily Beckerton
Age in 1911: 11
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1900
Relation to Head: Daughter
Gender: Female
Birth Place: Gloucestershire, England
Civil parish: Llantrisant
County/Island: Glamorgan
Country: Wales
Street Address: Pontypare Nr Pontyclun Glam
Marital Status: Single
Occupation: School
Registration district: Pontypridd
Registration District Number: 589
Sub-registration district: Llantrisant
ED, institution, or vessel: 04
Household schedule number: 156
Piece: 32296

..............could your Ada Lily have been adopted?

Original shows the couple have been married for 14yrs.
Also noted as having 2 (crossed out and 3 marked in its place) children :- 2 living and 1 died.

Catherine

Catherine Report 18 Dec 2012 12:36

This is William and Sarah Ann in 1901:-

1901 England Census about William Bickerton
Name: William Bickerton
Age: 34
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1867
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Sarah Ann Bickerton
Gender: Male
Where born: Wotton Under Edge, Gloucestershire, England
Civil parish: Alderley
Ecclesiastical parish: St Kenelm
Town: Alderley
County/Island: Gloucestershire
Country: England

Occupation: Cowman on Farm

Registration district: Chipping Sodbury
Sub-registration district: Hawkesbury
ED, institution, or vessel: 2
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 2
Piece: 2409
Folio: 20
Page Number: 1
Household Members:
Name Age
William Bickerton 34
Sarah Ann Bickerton 34
Joseph Neale 64
Minnie Downing 28
Sarah Chivers 32
Florence Wall 19
Alice Parker 21
William Bates 19

No sign of Ada Lily!

Gillian

Gillian Report 18 Dec 2012 12:37

I Have looked at the grandparents / uncles / aunts ( that I know of ) in 1901 and cannot find Ada Lily with any of them - as her siblings were all in the workhouse, I wondered if she was too - or in an establishement for babies??

Adas mother Sarah Anne Workman, went on to marry William Beckerton & they moved to Pontypridd, S. Wales & Ada is shown in 1911 as Ada Beckerton - but she was married under her correct name of Ada Workman. Ada wasnt adopted.

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 18 Dec 2012 12:38

Births Dec 1899 (>99%)
---------------------------------------------------
Workman Ada Lily Dursley 6a 279


(do you have the above Cert.?)

Chris :)


Marriages Mar 1919 (>99%)
---------------------------------------------------------
Nash James Workman Dursley 6a 476
Workman Ada L Nash Dursley 6a 476

(not sure if her)

Gillian

Gillian Report 18 Dec 2012 12:57

Thanks Chris - yes I do have Adas birth cert - her mum Sarah Ann Workman - fathers name not shown.......

Yes - you do have the correct marriage for her

I simply cannot find any trace of her in 1901 - which is why I thought that Dursley Workhouse may hold a clue??

Gillian

Gillian Report 18 Dec 2012 13:54

Can someone please look at the Dursley workhouse Census for 1901 ( perhaps for a badly written entry ) .?? Ada Lily Workman ( slim possibility she could be called Ada Lily Beckerton )
many thanks

Vera

Vera Report 18 Dec 2012 14:10

Her brothers and sisters were in Thornbury Workhouse......no sign of her there...also looked at Dursley Workhouse ...no luck.

Regards Vera

Gillian

Gillian Report 18 Dec 2012 14:30

Many thanks Vera...much appreciated .its a real mystery.......

Gill

Sylvia

Sylvia Report 18 Dec 2012 14:58

The only Ada L Workman I could find born in 1899 was living in 1901 in worcestershire with the following family but down as daughter

1901 census
Sidney Workman age 29
Rebecca Workman age 25
Arthur E age5
Ada L age 2
Alice age 4 months
living at 53 Bridge Street

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 18 Dec 2012 14:58

1891
WORKMAN, Joseph Head Married M 31 1860 Agricultural Laborer
Charfield, Gloucestershire
WORKMAN, Sarah Wife Married F 30 1861
Kingswood, Gloucestershire
WORKMAN, Gilbert Son M 2 1889
Charfield, Gloucestershire
WORKMAN, Annie Daughter F 0 (5M) 1891
Charfield, Gloucestershire
Piece: 2000
Folio: 53
Page: 8
Registration District: Thornbury
Civil Parish: Charfield
Municipal Borough:
Address: The Hill, Charfield, Breadstone
County: Gloucestershire


Marriages Sep 1884 (>99%)
-------------------------------------------------------------
Workman Joseph Thornbury 6a 357
Workman Sarah Anne Thornbury 6a 357


Deaths Jun 1897 (>99%)
--------------------------------------------------------
Workman Joseph 38 Thornbury 6a 126


Marriages Sep 1902 (>99%)
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Beckerton William Thornbury 6a 537
Workman Sarah Ann Thornbury 6a 537

(just adding above, if correct)

Chris :)


Gillian

Gillian Report 18 Dec 2012 15:45

Hi Sylvia

No thats not her Im afraid - but many thanks for looking.

Chris - you have ALL the suspects perfectly correct.......

Just Ada in 1901 who is the mystery & she is my grandmother, so would obviously liked to have found her.......... perhaps I will never know where she was in 1901.( no family left to ask Im afraid )

Appreciate your help - many thanks
Gill

Reggie

Reggie Report 18 Dec 2012 18:20

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/ancestors/thread/1266940

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/ancestors/thread/1242312

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/ancestors/thread/1260594

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/ancestors/thread/1259882

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/ancestors/thread/1260481

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/ancestors/thread/1261425

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/ancestors/thread/1287169