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WILLIAM SENIOR

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shirley

shirley Report 30 Mar 2013 18:57

Hi there. I hope someone can help me again. I am having trouble finding the right census' for William Senior born c1856. I have his marriage to Mary Foxley 25 July 1875. This shows his father was Thomas Senior. They married in Chorlton upon Medlock although prior to this they were liiving in Witton. I have found various census' some showing him born Witton and one showing Oldham. Also 1881 shows him with his grandparents (Hurstfield's) in Barnton, although I cannot find a marriage for a Hurstfield and Thomas Senior anywhere. I do know that they did live in Witton in the 1800,s.

Many thanks

Shirley :-(

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 30 Mar 2013 19:02

For ref.

1891 England Census
about William Senior
Name: William Senior
Age: 35
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1856
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Mary Senior
Gender: Male
Where born: Witton, Cheshire, England

Civil parish: Witton
Ecclesiastical parish: Witton St Helen
County/Island: Cheshire
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Education:

Employment status: View image

Registration district: Northwich
Sub-registration district: Northwich
ED, institution, or vessel: 19
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 2839
Folio: 70
Page Number: 24
Household Members: Name Age
William Senior 35
Mary Senior 31
Thomas W Senior 14
Frances E Senior 12
James H Senior 9
Frank Senior 7


Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 30 Mar 2013 19:08

1881 England Census
about William Senior
Name: William Senior
Age: 29
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1852
Relation: Lodger (Head) (Lodger)
Spouse's Name: Mary Senior
Gender: Male
Where born: Barnton, Cheshire, England

Civil parish: Witton
County/Island: Cheshire
Country: England

Street Address: 157 Witton Street
Condition as to marriage: Married
Education:

Employment status: View image
Occupation: Boiler Maker

Registration district: Northwich
Sub-registration district: Northwich
ED, institution, or vessel: 18
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 3526
Folio: 21
Page Number: 35
Household Members: Name Age
Catherine Foxley 49
Joseph Foxley 28
Sarah Foxley 14
William Senior 29
Mary Senior 26
Thomas Senior 4
Frances Senior 2


Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 30 Mar 2013 19:09

I would say he was with his in laws on the 1881 if he married Mary Foxley.

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 30 Mar 2013 19:12

What was his father occupation on his marriage cert please?

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 30 Mar 2013 19:18

1861 England Census
about William Senior
Name: William Senior
Age: 5
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1856
Relation: Grandson
Mother's name: Jane Hurstfield
Gender: Male
Where born: Aldham, Lancashire, England

Civil parish: Barnton
Ecclesiastical parish: Christchurch
County/Island: Cheshire
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage: View image

Registration district: Northwich
Sub-registration district: Weaverham
ED, institution, or vessel: 2
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 26
Piece: 2600
Folio: 20
Page Number: 4
Household Members: Name Age
William Hurstfield 49
Mary Hurstfield 56
Jane Hurstfield 29
William Senior 5**************************
Joseph Hurstfield 45
Thomas Hurstfield 75 ******Uncle to head of house

I wonder if this is his parents wedding.

spouse:Lucy Haslehurst

NameThomas Senior************************
Event TypeMarriage
Event Date30 Nov 1836
Event PlaceCheshire, England
Residence Place
GenderMale
Age21
Marital Status
Father's Name
Mother's Name
Spouse's NameLucy Haslehurst****************
Spouse's Residence Place
Spouse's Age21
Spouse's Marital Status
Spouse's Father's Name
Spouse's Mother's Name
GS Film number1894691
Digital Folder Number



Christina (Lancashire)

Christina (Lancashire) Report 30 Mar 2013 20:28

Shirley, if this is his birth, then his mother's maiden name was Senior.

Birth Indexes
Surname Forename(s) Mother's Maiden Name Year Sub-District Registers At Region Reference Order Online
SENIOR William SENIOR 1855 Oldham Above Town Oldham Lancashire OAT/33/214


Maybe his mother was a Senior who married Thomas Hurstfield?


So he was with his paternal grandparents in 1861?


There is a bride missing from this marriage reg...

Marriages Jun 1858 (>99%)
Bell Harriett Runcorn 8a 245
Cross Simeon Runcorn 8a 245
Hurstfield Thomas Runcorn 8a 245



And this may be him in 1871....


William Hurstfield in household of Thomas Hurstfield, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

Name: William Hurstfield
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1871
Gender: Male
Age: 15
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Birthplace: Oldham, Lancashire
Schedule Type: Household
Registration District: Northwich
Sub-District: Northwick
Parish: Wincham
County: Cheshire
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Self Thomas Hurstfield M 36 Great Budworth, Cheshire
Wife Kate Hurstfield F 40 Anderton, Cheshire
>>>>>Son William Hurstfield M 15 Oldham, Lancashire
Son Harry Hurstfield M 8 Barnton, Cheshire
Son Thomas Hurstfield M 6 Liverpool, Lancashire
Son Fred Hurstfield M 2 Wincham, Cheshire


Edit: Ignore the above marriage. That Thomas Hurstfield married Eliza Thompson.

Christina (Lancashire)

Christina (Lancashire) Report 30 Mar 2013 20:36

Found his parents marriage. Father's name misspelled.....



Marriages Dec 1861 (>99%)
Fogg Elizabeth Runcorn 8a 261
Gatley John Runcorn 8a 261
>>>Hursfield Thomas Runcorn 8a 261
>>>Senior Kate Runcorn 8a 261

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 30 Mar 2013 20:56

O well done peeps. I had to cook for hubby!!

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 30 Mar 2013 20:59

NameThomas Hursfield
Event TypeIntended Marriage

Event Date 20 Oct 1861************************

Event Place, Great Budworth, Cheshire, England
GenderMale
Age (Formatted)

Spouse's NameKate Senior***********

GS Film number2298976
Digital Folder Number004019164

Christina (Lancashire)

Christina (Lancashire) Report 30 Mar 2013 20:59

Lol. I had more time. Hubby gone out :-D

Tenerife Sun

Tenerife Sun Report 30 Mar 2013 21:29

Well done girls, Shirley should be delighted :-D

The church for Mels marriage was St Mary re Cheshire bmd

Tenerife Sun

Tenerife Sun Report 30 Mar 2013 21:47

1881

Name Relation Condition Sex Age Birth Year Occupation
Disability Where born Image
HURSTFIELD, Thos Head Married M 47 1834 Boiler Maker
Gt Budworth, Cheshire VIEW
HURSTFIELD, Kate Wife Married F 50 1831
Anderton, Cheshire VIEW
HURSTFIELD, Harry Son Single M 18 1863
Barnton, Cheshire VIEW
HURSTFIELD, Thomas Son Single M 15 1866 Corn Miller
Liverpool, Lancashire VIEW
HURSTFIELD, Fred Son Single M 12 1869 Scholar
Wincham, Cheshire VIEW
HURSTFIELD, Ada Daughter Single F 9 1872 Scholar
Wincham, Cheshire VIEW
HURSTFIELD, Frank Son Single M 7 1874 Scholar
Barnton, Cheshire VIEW Piece: 3524 Folio: 17 Page: 28 Registration District: Northwich Civil Parish: Lostock-Gralam Municipal Borough: Address: School Lane, Lostock-Gralam County: Cheshire

Tenerife Sun

Tenerife Sun Report 30 Mar 2013 22:32

Possible death


Name: William Senior
Birth Date: abt 1856
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1928
Age at Death: 72
Registration district: Northwich
Inferred County: Cheshire
Volume: 8a
Page: 367

shirley

shirley Report 31 Mar 2013 15:40

Thanks everyone, looks like william senior may well have been born in Oldham. I need to try to verify this so any additional help will be much appreciated.

Shirley :-)

Christina (Lancashire)

Christina (Lancashire) Report 31 Mar 2013 15:51

Thomas Hurstfield's occupation is a Boiler Maker, same as William Senior's in the 1881 census.

What was William's father's occupation shown as on his marriage cert?


Edit: Does the marriage cert have father's name written as Thomas Senior, or just Thomas?

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 31 Mar 2013 16:18

The missing spouse on the marriage Christina put up earlier.

spouse:Eliza Thompson

NameThomas Hurstfield*********************************
Event TypeIntended Marriage
Event Date11 Mar 1858
Event Place, Great Budworth, Cheshire, England
GenderMale

Spouse's Name Eliza Thompson*********************

GS Film number2298976
Digital Folder Number004019164

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 31 Mar 2013 16:25

First wifes death two years later.

England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index, 1837-1915
about Eliza Hurstfield
Name: Eliza Hurstfield
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1860
Registration district: Runcorn
Inferred County: Cheshire
Volume: 8a
Page: 116

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 31 Mar 2013 16:33

Second marriage so Christina was'nt wrong with the marriage to Eliza Thompson and Thomas remarried a year later to Kate Senior.



parents:Samuel Senior

spouse:Thomas Hursfield********************

NameThomas Hursfield
Event TypeMarriage
Event Date25 Nov 1861
Event Place, Great Budworth, Cheshire, England
GenderMale
Age (Formatted)
Marital Status
Father's NameWilliam Hursfield

Spouse's Name Kate Senior

Spouse's Father's NameSamuel Senior

GS Film number2262982
Digital Folder Number004019162

shirley

shirley Report 31 Mar 2013 18:53

Hi everyone

William Senior's father Thomas was also a boilermaker. Hope this helps.

Shirley :-S