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**chrispy** Report 4 Jan 2013 12:49

I have a Hammond family in 1841,
Maria age 30,(born ASHFORD) her husband age 30 and their son Charley age 6, all living at 29 Northbrook STreet Newbury Berks
. Now that odd because Maria was bptised in Eton but maybe born in Asford.(?)
Her mother is my brick wall (Hannah Clifford nee Richardson.

Now I am trying to track all her family in case I pick up any leads on the way!! Any odd names in censuses etc.
Can anyone find this family in 1851

Thank you
chris :-S


Gins Report 4 Jan 2013 13:01

1851 England Census
about Maria Hammond
Name: Maria Hammond
Age: 40
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1811
Relation: Wife
Spouse's Name: Henry Hammond
Gender: F (Female)
Where born: Newbury, Berkshire, England

Civil parish: Newbury
Town: Newbury
County/Island: Berkshire
Country: England

Registration district: Newbury
Sub-registration district: Thatcham
ED, institution, or vessel: 1d
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 14
Piece: 1685
Folio: 284
Page Number: 3
Household Members: Name Age
Henry Hammond 40
Maria Hammond 40
Charles Hammond 15

All the censuses give Marias birth place as 'Newbury'

How do you know her mothers married/maiden name please?


Barry Report 4 Jan 2013 13:38


Hannah Richardson to George Clifford - May 15 1808 CLEWER Berks
batch no M01767-3


**chrispy** Report 4 Jan 2013 14:09

Many thanks.
Maria's parents were Hannah and George Clifford as Barry has added above.
My direct relationship is through Maria's older sister Sarah.
Hannah Clifford was a Richardson before her marriage.
I paid a researcher to look at the local parish records and she found Sarah & Marias baptism in the Eton parish records .
Later in 1841 Hannah Clifford is living with her grand daughter in the STAINES Ashford area.Then in 1851 she is living with her son George in Ashford . Hannah is recorded as born in Bedford Bedfordshire. (could be Bedfont in original) I have spent so long trying to trace Hannah . She must have been born in abt 1780. She is 71 in the 1851 census. Her husband died in 1839.
I have research Sarah trying to find links to her mothers history but failed so now am trying Maria.
My big challenge is to find hannah Richardsons birth. Family verbal history has that she ran away from her rich family to marry a tradesman. George Clifford was a shoemaker- cordwainer.


Gins Report 4 Jan 2013 14:39

What about this one?

County Bedfordshire
Place Clophill
Church St. Mary
BaptismDate 04 Apr 1782
Forename Hannah
Sex F
FatherForename Jn
MotherForename Eliz
FatherSurname RICHARDSON
FatherOccupation Labr.
FileNumber 25668


**chrispy** Report 4 Jan 2013 23:59

Many thanks Gins.