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1871 census Nicholas Thompson

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Marian Report 8 Jan 2013 19:59

Hello, I am looking for the above born 1849/1851 in Coundon, County Durham. Genes census index has a Nicholas at Darlington/Aycliffe and FMP states Darlington which I believe could be him. His occupation is probably a butcher. He may be with his brothers James (1853) and Thomas (1856). Thank you.


MarieCeleste Report 8 Jan 2013 20:02

1871 - he's a farm manager of 57 acres, born Coundon.

THOMPSON, Nicholas Head M 22 1849 County Durham
FORSTER, Eliza Sister F 21 1850 County Durham - Domestic work, married
THOMPSON, Thomas Brother M 14 1857 County Durham
FORSTER, Joseph Nephew M 1 1870 County Durham, b North Aycliffe

Piece: 4887 Folio: 46 Page: 5
Registration District: Darlington
Civil Parish: Great Aycliffe

The two brothers are unmarried

Address: Aycliffe, North, Great Aycliffe County: Durham


Marian Report 8 Jan 2013 20:14

Thank you, I think this is my Nicholas, Eliza is his sister. I assumed he was a butcher because most of his family are butchers and he is a butcher in 1881.


jansmith Report 8 Jan 2013 20:17

for info is it this one in 1851?
Name: Nicholas Buers Thompson
Age: 3
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1848
Relation: Son
Father's Name: Robert Thompson
Mother's Name: Ann Thompson
Gender: M (Male)
Where born: Coundon, Durham, England
Civil parish: Coundon
Ecclesiastical parish: Coundon
County/Island: Durham
Country: England

Household Members:
Name Age
Robert Thompson 33
Ann Thompson 33
Robert Thompson 10
Hannah Thompson 7
Jane Ann Thompson 5
Nicholas Buers Thompson 3
Elizabeth Thompson 1


Marian Report 8 Jan 2013 20:51

Yes, Buers is actually Byers. thanks.


Marian Report 8 Jan 2013 20:54

Do you think you could look at the 1861 census for Hannah and Jane Ann. They don't appear to be with the rest of the family. Thanks


patchem Report 8 Jan 2013 21:15

Do you know if they are still alive?

1861 England Census
Jane Ann Thompson Age: 15 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1846
Relation: Granddaughter Gender: Female
Where born: Coundon, Durham, England
Civil parish: Coundon Ecclesiastical parish: Coundon
County/Island: Durham Country: England
Registration district: Auckland Sub-registration district: Bishop Auckland
ED, institution, or vessel: 22 Household schedule number: 35 Piece: 3709 Folio: 34 Page Number: 6
John Thompson 85 retired butcher Picton, Durham
Robert Thompson 20
Jane Ann Thompson 15
Source Citation: Class: RG 9; Piece: 3709; Folio: 34; Page: 6; GSU roll: 543176.


Marian Report 8 Jan 2013 21:25

Hmm, actually I don't but this is Jane and her brother Robert which now also gives me their grandfather. I suppose Hannah may have died but I suppose at aged 17 she may be in service somewhere. Thank youfor the above.


Marian Report 8 Jan 2013 22:04

Just found a Hannah, right age (1843), in Auckland reg district, County Durham, for 1861, could someone take a look please.


MarieCeleste Report 8 Jan 2013 22:51

This one?

BLYTHMAN, John Head Married M 51 1810 Carter Witton Le Wear, Durham
BLYTHMAN, Mary Wife Married F 56 1805 Evenwood and Barony, Durham
THOMPSON, Hannah Niece F 18 1843 Scholar Evenwood and Barony, Durham

Piece: 3715 Folio: 98 Page: 5
Registration District: Auckland
Civil Parish: Evenwood and Barony

Address: Etherley, Evenwood And Barony County: Durham

(Evenwood is about 7 miles from Coundon)


Marian Report 8 Jan 2013 23:00

Yes, thats the one I was referring to but not sure if its mine. I would have to try and find the connection to the Blythmans even though it says niece. Don't know who Mary is, but thank you for your help.