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1891 census James and Margaret Thompson

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Marian

Marian Report 14 Jan 2013 20:12

Hello, I am looking for the above. James born 1853, Mag 1854 both Co Durham. In 1881 they are in Merrington Village Co Durham. In 1891 their two sons Robert (1881) and Arthur (1884) are with grandparents (surname Johnson) in Bishop Auckland district, Co Durham. Thank you.

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 14 Jan 2013 20:16

A couple of possibles

What was his occupation

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 14 Jan 2013 20:19

1881 for info

Name: James Thompson
Age: 28
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1853
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Margaret Thompson
Gender: Male
Where born: Coundon, Durham, England

Civil parish: Merrington
County/Island: Durham
Country: England

Street Address: Merrington Village
Condition as to marriage: Married
Education:

Employment status: View image
Occupation: Butcher

Registration district: Auckland
Sub-registration district: Bishop Auckland
ED, institution, or vessel: 34
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 4921
Folio: 43
Page Number: 10
Household Members: Name Age
James Thompson 28
Margaret Thompson 27 - Coundon
Robert Thompson
Elizabeth Henderson 18

Marian

Marian Report 14 Jan 2013 20:21

He was a butcher.

GlitterBaby

GlitterBaby Report 14 Jan 2013 20:22

have you checked out deaths

Possible for James in 1882

Margaret

Margaret Report 14 Jan 2013 20:22

There are two James Thompsons b 1853 with wife Margaret - one is in Darlington the other South Shields. Are either of these locations likely ?

Neither occupation was a butcher... sorry

Marian

Marian Report 14 Jan 2013 20:23

Darlington is more of a possibility.

Catherine

Catherine Report 14 Jan 2013 21:08

If you are looking for ancestors, then you should start by buying a copy of the marriage certificate:-

Marriages Mar 1877 (>99%)
Fishburn Jane Ann Auckland 10a 187
JOHNSON Margaret Auckland 10a 187
Jordan Joseph Dawson Auckland 10a 187
Thompson James Auckland 10a 187

............this will give you his father's name and occupation which will help find, or confirm any findings.

Catherine

Catherine Report 14 Jan 2013 21:10

????

1861 England Census about James Thompson
Name: James Thompson
Age: 8
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1853
Relation: Son
Father's Name: Robert Thompson
Mother's Name: Ann Thompson
Gender: Male
Where born: Coundon, Durham, England
Civil parish: Little Stainton
County/Island: Durham
Country: England
Street Address:

Occupation: (of father) Butcher

Registration district: Stockton
Sub-registration district: Sedgefield
ED, institution, or vessel: 10c
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 2
Piece: 3697
Folio: 41
Page Number: 18
Household Members:
Name Age
Robert Thompson 69 born:Great Stainton, Durham, (age could very well be 49)
Ann Thompson 44 born: Coniscliffe, Durham
Nicholas B Thompson 13
Eliza Thompson 11
James Thompson 8
Thomas Thompson 5
Sarah E Thompson 2

Catherine

Catherine Report 14 Jan 2013 21:21

????

1871 England Census about Robert Thompson Sr
Name: Robert Thompson Sr
Age: 61
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1810
Relation: Head
Gender: Male
Where born: Great Hampton, Durham, England
Civil parish: Coundon
Ecclesiastical parish: Coundon
Town: Coundon
County/Island: Durham
Country: England
Registration district: Auckland
Sub-registration district: Bishop Auckland
ED, institution, or vessel: 27
Household schedule number: 152
Piece: 4930
Folio: 46
Page Number: 29
Household Members:
Name Age
Robert Thompson 61 - Butcher ) Widower
Sarah Thompson 12

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1881 England Census about Robert Thompson
Name: Robert Thompson
Age: 66
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1815
Relation: Head
Gender: Male
Where born: Bishopton, Durham, England
Civil parish: Coundon
County/Island: Durham
Country: England
Street Address: Church Street
Condition as to marriage: Widow

Occupation: Butcher
Registration district: Auckland
Sub-registration district: Bishop Auckland
ED, institution, or vessel: 31
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 4920
Folio: 82
Page Number: 57
Household Members:
Name Age
Robert Thompson 66
Sarah Elis. Thompson 22
Emma Wilkenson 10 - Grandaughter born: Merrington, Durham

Marian

Marian Report 14 Jan 2013 21:23

Thank you.

Catherine

Catherine Report 14 Jan 2013 21:30

James in 1871?

1871 England Census about James Thompson
Name: James Thompson
Age: 19
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1852
Relation: Nephew
Gender: Male
Where born: Coundon, Durham, England
Civil parish: Coundon
Ecclesiastical parish: Coundon
Town: Tottenham
County/Island: Durham
Country: England
Registration district: Auckland
Sub-registration district: Bishop Auckland
ED, institution, or vessel: 28
Household schedule number: 42
Piece: 4930
Folio: 71
Page Number: 10
Household Members:
Name Age
Robert Thompson 31 - Butcher born: Coundon, Durham,
Annas Thompson 26 - born: Summertown, Durham
Ann Thompson 6
Annas Thompson 2
Mary J Thompson 5 Months
James Thompson 19 - Butcher's apprentice
Mary Bobiniy 22

Marian

Marian Report 14 Jan 2013 21:37

Thanks for these Catherine.

Catherine

Catherine Report 14 Jan 2013 22:04

If James did die, then he would be noted as deceased on the marriage certificate of the children. You will need to buy a copy of one of them to be sure.

It's also possible that his wife Margaret remarried if she did not also die.

Marian

Marian Report 14 Jan 2013 22:18

I now think they may have both died especially with both boys being with Margaret's parents. I will have to pursue my investigations.