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1841 census help please ( More help needed please)

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ArgyllGran Report 21 Mar 2013 11:36

Joseph William Gee, born 1870, may not be the son of a Whitfield at all. William Gee was Joseph Whitfield's stepson, so could have married anyone.

One of these,perhaps?

Marriages Sep 1869 (>99%)
GEE William Durham 10a 366
HALL Mary Ann Durham 10a 366
KAY William Durham 10a 366 WHITTAKER Elizabeth Durham 10a 366


ArgyllGran Report 21 Mar 2013 11:31

On Ancestry, someone has corrected William Magee to William Gee on the 1851 census (posted by Quinsgran in OP)


ArgyllGran Report 21 Mar 2013 11:26

There is, however, a J W Gee:

Births Sep 1870 (>99%)
Gee Joseph William Durham 10a 336

Possibly son of the William Gee living with Mary and family in 1861, as posted by Mel above?

Can't see a Gee/Whitfield marriage. Maybe illegitimate?


ArgyllGran Report 21 Mar 2013 11:20

On FreeBMD, there are no male Guys who married female Whitfields, anywhere.

Also, no male J W Guys born in Durham around the right time. (See 1881 census above)

Only these:

Births Sep 1868 (>99%)
GUY John George Durham 10a 321
GUY John Thomas Durham 10a 347
Births Dec 1869 (>99%)
Guy John George Durham 10a 274
Births Jun 1870 (>99%)
Guy John Joseph Durham 10a 373
Births Dec 1873 (>99%)
Guy John Durham 10a 429


Margee Report 21 Mar 2013 10:16

Death of first Isabella?

Deaths Dec 1848 (>99%)

Whitfield Isabella Hexham 25 181

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 21 Mar 2013 09:11

1861 England Census
about Joseph Whitfield
Name: Joseph Whitfield
Age: 43
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1818
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Isabella Whitfield
Gender: Male
Where born: Allendale, Northumberland, England

Civil parish: Allendale
Ecclesiastical parish: Nine Banks
County/Island: Northumberland
Country: England

Street Address:


Condition as to marriage: View image

Registration district: Hexham
Sub-registration district: Allendale
ED, institution, or vessel: 14
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 41
Piece: 3862
Folio: 68
Page Number: 8
Household Members: Name Age
Joseph Whitfield 43
Isabella Whitfield 38
Mary Whitfield 14
William Whitfield 12
James Stokoe 19
William Gee 15


Dea Report 21 Mar 2013 08:43

I can't find a James & Isabella who might fit - sorry, but this 'could' be 'your' Isabella on 1841??

1841 census transcription details for: Hagg, Allendale, Forest, Low
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National Archive Reference:
RG number: HO107
Piece: 837
Book/Folio: 32/21
Page: 8
Reg. District: Hexham Union
Sub District: Allendale
Parish: Allendale
Enum. District:
Ecclesiastical District:
City/Municipal Borough:
Address: Hagg, Allendale, Forest, Low
County: Northumberland
Name Relation Sex Age Birth Year Occupation Where Born
ARMSTRONG, Thomas M 35 1806 Northumberland
ARMSTRONG, Margret F 45 1796 Northumberland
ARMSTRONG, William M 11 1830 Northumberland
ARMSTRONG, Margret F 9 1832 Northumberland
GRAHAM, Hannah F 13 1828 Northumberland
ARMSTRONG, John M 25 1816 Northumberland
MAGEE, Isabella F 15 1826 Northumberland

Dea x


Quinsgran Report 21 Mar 2013 08:07

Joseph Whitfield in 1846 married Isabella Stokoe

In 1850 Joseph Whitfield married Isabella Magee

Joseph Whitfield 43
Isabella 38
Mary 14
William 12
Thomas Stokoe son in law 10
William Magee son in law 5

living Allendale Northumberland

1881 census
Joseph Whitfield 1816 Allendale occ coal pitman
Isabella wife 1823 Allendale
William Whitfield son 1849 Allendale ( Wills is born 1848 his mother Isabella died in 1848) occ cartman
J W Guy grandson 10 Leadgate Durham

Only saw a daughter Mary Whitfield born 1847 Allendale
Can you find a marriage for an unknown Guy or Look for Mary in 1871

I have to go now but will check later

Thank you