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richard towns 1817 lenton moved to America

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alviegal Report 10 Jan 2013 22:03

Is this not his death?

England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index, 1837-1915 about John Thomas Towns
Name: John Thomas Towns
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1840
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1881
Age at Death: 41
Registration district: Grantham
Inferred County: Lincolnshire
Volume: 7a
Page: 285

and burial

Parish Records Collection 1538-2005 - Burial
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First name(s): John Thomas
Last name TOWNS
Date of burial: 8 Jul 1881
Age at death: ?
Calculated year of birth: Not known
Place of burial: Ancaster
Dedication: St Martin
County: Lincolnshire


alviegal Report 10 Jan 2013 21:54

The one for John Thomas that you have found.

1881 census transcription details for: ?, Ancaster
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National Archive Reference:
RG number: RG11
Piece: 3233
Folio: 128
Page: 17
Reg. District: Grantham
Sub District: Grantham
Parish: Ancaster
Enum. District:
Ecclesiastical District:
City/Municipal Borough:
Address: ?, Ancaster
County: Lincolnshire
Name Relation Condition Sex Age Birth Year Occupation , Disability Where Born
TOWNS, John Head Married M 39 1842 Labourer
Lenton, Lincolnshire
TOWNS, Emma Wife Married F 43 1838
Normanton, Lincolnshire
TOWNS, John W Son Single M 14 1867 Labourer
Grantham, Lincolnshire
TOWNS, Lucy Daughter Single F 11 1870 Scholar
Sudbrook, Lincolnshire
TOWNS, George Son Single M 6 1875 Scholar
Sudbrook, Lincolnshire
TOWNS, Emily G Daughter Single F 3 1878 Scholar
Sudbrook, Lincolnshire
TOWNS, Amey A Daughter Single F 1 1880
Sudbrook, Lincolnshire
TOWNS, Arthur W Granson Single M 0 1881
Sudbrook, Lincolnshire

This is very strange. I can't find the others at all!!


Sharon Report 10 Jan 2013 21:46

Yes i got her birth baptism found her in 1861 and 1871 but that is as far as i get all in Lenton


PricklyHolly Report 10 Jan 2013 21:36

Births Dec 1860 (>99%)
TOWNS Kerenhappuch Warrener Grantham 7a 365


alviegal Report 10 Jan 2013 21:35

Surely this one should be easy to find???

Name: Kerenhappuch Warrener Towns
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1860
Registration district: Grantham
Inferred County: Lincolnshire
Volume: 7a
Page: 365


Sharon Report 10 Jan 2013 21:26

Hi The only person i have found in the 1881Cenus was John Thomas Towns still trying to find the others.
None of the ones you have listed the unusual name is correct i how i spelt it have seen the baptism record for her thought she would have been easy to find -not so


patchem Report 10 Jan 2013 21:15

Which ones of them have you found in 1881or 1891, so we know they are alive then?

Just putting 1871 for ref:
1871 England Census
Richard Towns Age: 53 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1818
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Francis Towns
Gender: Male Where born: Lenton, Lincolnshire, England
Civil parish: Lenton Town: Lenton County/Island: Lincolnshire Country: England
Registration district: Grantham Sub-registration district: Colsterworth
ED, institution, or vessel: 6 Household schedule number: 56 Piece: 3354 Folio: 66 Page Number: 13
Richard Towns 53
Francis Towns 50
Thomas Towns 24
Jane Towns 13
Hananappush Towns 10
Fanny Towns 8
Source Citation: Class: RG10; Piece: 3354; Folio: 66; Page: 13; GSU roll: 839359.


Sharon Report 10 Jan 2013 20:35

hi i am having some difficulty finding him and his family after 1871 in Lenton
his wife was called Frances Warriner she was born 1821, they had the following children John Thomas Towns 1842-1885. william Towns 1844 got him age 7, ann towns 1846, Thomas Towns 1847., Fanny ElizaTowns 1848-1850, Mary towns 1851. Jane Towns 1858, Kerenhappuch Warrener Towns 1860, Fanny Towns 1862 & Alice towns 1864-1864.
I have not got the deaths for some also they were in Lenton lincolnshire in 1871 then i cannot find anything for some of them after that cenus
His father was Richard Towns born 1789-1861 & mother Elizabeth Broad
Can anyone help me please :-)