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Where is he post 1881 Census?

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Joy *The Carlos Cutie of Ilson*

Joy *The Carlos Cutie of Ilson* Report 19 Jan 2013 15:30

This young man.

1881 for information.

Name: Joseph Downs
Age: 10
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1871
Relation: Son
Father's Name: William Downs
Mother's Name: Ann Downs
Gender: Male
Where born: Greasbro, Yorkshire, England
Civil parish: Rotherham
County/Island: Yorkshire
Country: England
Street Address: 18 Effingham St

Employment status:

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Occupation: Scholar
Registration district: Rotherham
Sub-registration district: Rotherham
ED, institution, or vessel: 9
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 4672
Folio: 41
Page Number: 5
Household Members:
Name Age
William Downs 35
Ann Downs 37
Ellen Downs 12
Joseph Downs 10
Thos. Wm. Downs 9
Fredrick Downs 7
George Downs 5
Henry Downs 3
John Downs 1
Betsy Suthertan 16

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Have checked FreeBMD for a death, but they're all too old or way too young. Any help much appreciated.


MarieCeleste Report 19 Jan 2013 15:34

A possibility?

UK Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960
Name: Joseph Downs
Birth Date: abt 1873
Age: 19
Port of Departure: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Arrival Date: 3 Nov 1892
Port of Arrival: Liverpool, England
Ship Name: Catalonia
Shipping Line: No owner or agent listed
Official Number: 84126

He's a laborer. Travelling with Nellie Downs (21) a servant.


Gins Report 19 Jan 2013 16:07

Have you ruled out this one?

Deaths Sep 1889
Downs Joseph 18 Oldham 8d 447

Joy *The Carlos Cutie of Ilson*

Joy *The Carlos Cutie of Ilson* Report 19 Jan 2013 16:17

Must have missed that one Gins. Certainly a possible to look into.


Gins Report 19 Jan 2013 16:23

Just checked the censuses and the only Joseph (In Lancs) matching the birth year, is born in Manchester and he's still around in 1891

Looks like it is your mans death in Oldham

Also checked overseas and cant see anything


Gins Report 19 Jan 2013 16:27

Hang on.....there is this one

1881 England Census
about Joseph Downs
Name: Joseph Downs
Age: 10
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1871
Relation: Son
Mother's Name: Jane Downs
Gender: Male
Where born: Glossop, Derbyshire, England

Civil parish: Oldham
County/Island: Lancashire
Country: England

Street Address: 85 Yorkshire St

Registration district: Oldham
Sub-registration district: Oldham Below Town
ED, institution, or vessel: 23
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 4069
Folio: 27
Page Number: 1
Household Members: Name Age
Jane Downs 42
Annie Downs 11
Joseph Downs 10
Edith Downs 6
Christopher Downs 20

1891 census

Jane Downs 52
Annie S Downs 21
Edith Downs 16

No Joseph, so think Im wrong with that death :-(