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Gregory Report 24 Jan 2013 15:46

My gt gt grandmother Sarah Burchell died before the 1851 census and it only states not of this county on the 1841 census of South Wraxall Wiltshire.

is there any way I can find out where she came from.

Thank you for your help



Andrew Report 24 Jan 2013 16:11

Can't see her in the 1841. Could you please post the census or the reference.



Gregory Report 24 Jan 2013 16:48

Information as requested thank you




PARISH: Bradford Wiltshire


brummiejan Report 24 Jan 2013 16:56

I can't see her on Ancestry? When was she born please? And who else was there?


Gins Report 24 Jan 2013 16:57

How old is she in 1841 and who is she living with, does it look like she is married?


KathleenBell Report 24 Jan 2013 16:59

I can't see her on Findmypast either. What age is given for her on the 1841 census that you have?

Kath. x


Gins Report 24 Jan 2013 17:20

Is Burchell her birth name?

1841 England Census
Name: Sarah Mizen
Age: 27
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1814
Gender: Female

Civil parish: Bradford
Hundred: Bradford
County/Island: Wiltshire
Country: England

Registration district: Bradford
Sub-registration district: North Western
Piece: 1166
Book: 9
Folio: 9
Page Number: 12
Household Members: Name Age
Robert Mizen 63
Sarah Mizen 27
Robert Mizen 29
Jame Mizen 10
Matilda Mizen 7
Charls Mizen 1

Source Citation: Class: HO107; Piece: 1166; Book: 9; Civil Parish: Bradford; County: Wiltshire; Enumeration District: 9; Folio: 9; Page: 12; Line: 19; GSU roll: 464192.

Deaths Jun 1843

MIZEN Sarah Bradford Wilts 8 185

Deaths Sep 1846
Mizen Sarah Bradford W 8 161


Gins Report 24 Jan 2013 17:48

1851 England Census

Name: Charles Mizen
Age: 11
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1840
Relation: Son
Father's Name: Robert Mizen
Gender: M (Male)
Where born: South Wraxhall, Wiltshire, England

Civil parish: Bradford
County/Island: Wiltshire
Country: England

Registration district: Bradford On Avon
Sub-registration district: Bradford South Eastern
ED, institution, or vessel: 7 and 3
Household schedule number: 62
Piece: 1841
Folio: 417
Page Number: 16
Household Members: Name Age
Robert Mizen 74
Charles Mizen 11
Emily Mizen 8

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Tenerife Sun Report 24 Jan 2013 18:14

Can't find a Mizen/ Burchell marriage in Wiltshire


BeverleyW Report 24 Jan 2013 18:30

There's this one, I wonder

groom's name: Robert Mizen
groom's birth date:
groom's birthplace:
groom's age:
bride's name: Sarah Barnett
bride's birth date:
bride's birthplace:
bride's age:
marriage date: 26 Jan 1835
marriage place: Holy Trinity,Bradford On Avon,Wiltshire,England


brummiejan Report 30 Jan 2013 16:04

PM received - have advised to post back here.

Her age is given as 27 on he 1841 census but on her death certificate in 1846 her age is given as 40 She was born Burchell and married in 1829 to a Robert MIzen.



Reggie Report 30 Jan 2013 17:33

Where did her marriage take place?

Please respond on here..................


Reggie Report 30 Jan 2013 17:35


England & Wales Christening Records, 1530-1906
Name: Sarah Burchell
Gender: Female
Christening Date: 11 Mar 1807
Christening Place: Brighton, Sussex, England
Father's Name: Henry Burchell
Mother's Name: Ann


KathleenBell Report 30 Jan 2013 23:49

Could she have been previously married? If the youngest child (Charles) on the 1841 census is hers then his birth certificate should give her maiden name:-

Name: MIZEN, Charles
Registration district: Bradford on Avon
County: Wiltshire
Year of registration: 1840
Quarter of registration: Jan-Feb-Mar
Mother's maiden name: Not available before 1911 Q3
Volume no: 8
Page no: 282

Kath. x


patchem Report 31 Jan 2013 07:58

As Gins posted 2 deaths that are possible for her, how do you know that you have the correct one?
(Have you found the other Sarah in 1841?)


Gregory Report 1 Feb 2013 16:07

she married 1829 in the parish of Bradford and the chapelry of South Wraxall Wiltshire

I have got her death certificate and she died in 1846 aged 40.