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help appreciated with 1861 census please

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Londonbelle Report 29 Mar 2013 17:37

In case you haven't got the details of their marriage

Name: Nathan Bushell Minor occ Boiler Maker
Address: Hornby St
Marriage Date: 24 Dec 1855
Parish: Liverpool St Nicholas
Spouse's Name: Margaret Porter Minor
Address: Tenterden St
Father's Name: Thomas Bushell occ Carter
Spouse Father's Name: Thomas Porter Bricklayer

Witnesses: William Moore & Dorothy Townsend


Margaret Report 29 Mar 2013 17:16

Thank you both - you're absoplute gems. I would never have thought of that surname - the enumerator's writing must have been awful for the transcriber to make barhill out of bushell. Thanks a lot.

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 29 Mar 2013 17:09

1861 ?
BARHILL, Nathan Head Married M 25 1836 Dock Labourer
BARHILL, Martha Wife Married F 22 1839
Liverpool, Lancashire
BARHILL, John Son M 2 1859
Liverpool, Lancashire
BARHILL, Mary A Daughter F 0 (8M) 1861
Liverpool, Lancashire
Piece: 2652
Folio: 51
Page: 48
Registration District: Liverpool
Civil Parish: Liverpool
Municipal Borough: Liverpool
Address: Burlington Street, Liverpool
County: Lancashire

Chris :)

BUSHELL, Nathan Head M 34 1837 Lancashire
BUSHELL, Margaret Wife F 31 1840 Lancashire
BUSHELL, John Son M 13 1858 Lancashire
BUSHELL, Mary Ann Daughter F 11 1860 Lancashire
BUSHELL, Thomas Son M 9 1862 Lancashire
BUSHELL, James Son M 7 1864 Lancashire
BUSHELL, William Son M 1 1870 County Durham
PEARSON, Francis Boarder M 28 1843 Shropshire
COOK, Thomas Boarder M 21 1850 Lancashire
RONSON, Mary Ann Servant F 60 1811 Lancashire
Piece: 5040
Folio: 38
Page: 28
Registration District: South Shields
Civil Parish: Hedworth Monkton & Jarrow
Municipal Borough:
Address: Albion Street, Hedworth Monkton & Jarrow, Jarrow
County: Durham


Andrew Report 29 Mar 2013 17:09

I think this might be the family. Names, ages and plave of birth all OK

Surname on image is Barhill...

1861 England Census
about Nathan Barhill
Name: Nathan Barhill
Age: 25
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1836
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Margaret Barhill
Gender: Male
Where born: Scrensbrook

Civil parish: Liverpool
Ecclesiastical parish: St Alban
County/Island: Lancashire
Country: England

Street Address:


Condition as to marriage: View image

Registration district: Liverpool
Sub-registration district: St Martin
ED, institution, or vessel: 20
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 316
Piece: 2652
Folio: 51
Page Number: 48
Household Members: Name Age
Nathan Barhill 25
Margaret Barhill 22
John Barhill 2
Mary A Barhill 8 Months



Margaret Report 29 Mar 2013 16:59

Yes Ann, that is the correct chap but he just will not 'show his face' on the 1861 !! Very frustrating.


AnnCardiff Report 29 Mar 2013 16:54

Nathan Bushell, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

Name: Nathan Bushell
Age: 15
Gender: Male
Birthplace: Scarisbrick, Lancashire
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Schedule Type: Household


Margaret Report 29 Mar 2013 16:47

I am trying to find Nathan Bushell on the 1861 census. He was born 1835/6 Scarisbrick, Lancashire living Liverpool in 1851 with parents - then aged 15. I have him in 1871 living Jarrow, Co. Durham with wife Margaret and children. Margaret (Porter) and Nathan married in 1855 in Liverpool. It may well be that his name has been mistranscribed but I cannot think what alternative to Bushell would have been used maybe. Would someone be kind enough to have a quick look and see if they have better luck than me. Thanks.