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Chester Wyles 1840

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Fredk Report 6 Apr 2013 18:33

In the 1841 or 1861 Census on GR I have been unable to find Chester Wyles born 1840 in Winchester .His Parents were Chester Wyles (1813) and Harriet Steele (1815. ) Was he with his Parents That is allI need


Londonbelle Report 6 Apr 2013 18:43

1861 census?

Name: Chester Wyles
Age: 21
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1840
Relation: Son
Father's Name: Chester Wyles
Mother's Name: Harriett Wyles
Gender: Male
Where born: Winchester, Hampshire, England

Civil parish: Lambeth
Ecclesiastical parish: Holy Trinity
County/Island: Surrey
Country: England

Street Address: 27 North St


Condition as to marriage:

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Registration district: Lambeth
Sub-registration district: Lambeth Church First
ED, institution, or vessel: 2
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 155
Piece: 351
Folio: 33
Page Number: 26
Household Members:
Name Age
Chester Wyles 45 occ Baker
Harriett Wyles 45
Chester Wyles 21 occ Engineer
William F Wyles 19 occ Cork Cutter

All born Winchester


Londonbelle Report 6 Apr 2013 18:48

1841 census?

Name: Chester Willes
Age: 1
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1840
Gender: Male
Where born: Hampshire, England

Civil parish: St Mary Kalendar
Hundred: Winchester City and Soke Liberty
County/Island: Hampshire
Country: England

Street Address:


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Registration district: Winchester
Sub-registration district: Winchester
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 409
Book: 4
Page Number: 13
Household Members:
Name Age
Chester Willes 25 gives occ as Tailor!
Harriett Willes 25
Chester Willes 1
Davy Henton 25 occ Tailor
Mary Slowman 35 occ Charwoman

Don't know whether Davy Henton or Mary Slowman are in anyway related to family as info is limited in 1841 census but they are living in the same building


Fredk Report 6 Apr 2013 20:15


Many thanks for those


Reggie Report 6 Apr 2013 22:01

Take a tip........

When having difficulty finding someone in a census, try searching using only first name and birth info............if you can do that on GR.

I have never used GR for research, so don't know what its limitations are.


Fredk Report 6 Apr 2013 22:37


Tried it in GR. Using the full name and birth date it found Chester Wyles in the 1911 Census. Then tried it without surname. Comes back as no matches for Chester in the 1911 Census


Vicci Report 6 Apr 2013 23:21

he's in London 1911

WYLES, Chester Head Widower M 71 1840 Independent Private Mean Winchester Hants
WYLES, Maude Elizabeth Daughter Single F 36 1875 Housekeeper To Father Lambeth London

RG number: RG14

Piece: 2465

Reference: RG14PN2465 RG78PN83 RD27 SD2 ED6 SN305

Registration District: Camberwell

Sub District: Camberwell South

Enumeration District: 6

Parish: Camberwell

Address: 21 Lacon Road E Dulwich S E

County: London


Vicci Report 6 Apr 2013 23:27


WYLES, Chester Head Married M 61 1840 Retired Beer Seller
Winchester, Hampshire VIEW
WYLES, Elizabeth Wife Married F 58 1843
Southwark, London VIEW
WYLES, Maud E Daughter Single F 26 1875
Lambeth, London VIEW

Piece: 501

Folio: 54

Page: 52

Registration District: Camberwell

Civil Parish: Camberwell

Municipal Borough:

Address: 21, Lacon Road, Camberwell

County: London


Vicci Report 6 Apr 2013 23:33

He's in Lamberth London on the census from 1871
in 1891 his occupation becomes beer seller


SylviaInCanada Report 7 Apr 2013 05:04

Just out of interest, and in case you do not have this .....................

from ancestry

England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966 about Chester Wyles

Name: Chester Wyles
Probate Date: 20 Aug 1921
Death Date: 6 Jul 1921
Death Place: Surrey, England
Registry: London, England

From image........

of 21 Lacon Road, East Dulwich, Surrey, died 6 July 1921. Probate [granted] Lond0on 20 August 1921 to Maud Elizabeth Wyles, spinster.
Effects £2399 6s 9d

You'd have to buy the will to find out the full details.


Fredk Report 7 Apr 2013 07:38

SylviaInCanada Vicci

Thanks you both but I already have all that info. As I said I only required the 1841 and 1861 Censuses.. I was trying out somthing suggested by Reggie