Find Ancestors

Top tip - using the Genes Reunited community

Welcome to the Genes Reunited community boards!

  • The Genes Reunited community is made up of millions of people with similar interests. Discover your family history and make life long friends along the way.
  • You will find a close knit but welcoming group of keen genealogists all prepared to offer advice and help to new members.
  • And it's not all serious business. The boards are often a place to relax and be entertained by all kinds of subjects.
  • The Genes community will go out of their way to help you, so don’t be shy about asking for help.

Quick Search

Single word search

Genes Extras

Genes Reunited subscription bonuses

As a way of saying thank you to our subscribers, we have launched Genes Extras. You'll find exclusive competitions and discounts on family history magazines, days out and much more.

Take me to Genes Extras

Icons

  • New posts
  • No new posts
  • Thread closed
  • Stickied, new posts
  • Stickied, no new posts

1901/11 census look up please

ProfilePosted byOptionsPost Date

Valerie

Valerie Report 25 Apr 2013 22:10

Hi,

Please can some one help I am trying to find a Peter Walmsley b 1898 in Bolton,
married Elsie Martin in 1924 Bolton.
Looked on Lancashirebmd and Freebmd but there is no mother's maiden name
They both died in 1947.

Any help would be appreciated

Thank you
Val :-(

Choccy

Choccy Report 25 Apr 2013 22:12


1901

RG number: RG13
Piece: 3627
Folio: 164
Page: 24
Reg. District: Bolton
Sub District: Great Bolton
Parish: Bolton
Enum. District: 29
Ecclesiastical District: Emmanuel
City/Municipal Borough:
Address: 30, Nuttall Street, Bolton
County: Lancashire

WALMSLEY, Samuel Head Married M 40 1861 Joiners Labourer
Bolton, Lancashire
WALMSLEY, Alice Wife Married F 42 1859
Bolton, Lancashire
WALMSLEY, Charlie Son M 16 1885 Joiners Labourer
Bolton, Lancashire
WALMSLEY, Samuel Son M 15 1886 Cotton Piecer
Bolton, Lancashire
WALMSLEY, George Son M 10 1891
Bolton, Lancashire
WALMSLEY, Elizabeth Daughter F 5 1896
Bolton, Lancashire
WALMSLEY, Peter Son M 3 1898
Bolton, Lancashire
WALMSLEY, Ellen Daughter F 0 (8 MOS) 1901
Bolton, Lancashire

Choccy

Choccy Report 25 Apr 2013 22:14


1911

RG14PN23294 RG78PN1360 RD461 SD2 ED11 SN285
Reg. District: Bolton
Sub District: South West Bolton
Parish: Bolton
Enum. District: 11
Address: 30 Nuttall St Bolton
County: Lancashire


WALMSLEY, Samuel Head Married
28 years M 50 1861 Labourer For Timber Merchant Kenyon's Bolton
WALMSLEY, Alice Wife Married F 52 1859 House Wife Bolton
WALMSLEY, Sherley Son M 7 1904 Labourer For Cursclliff Bolton
WALMSLEY, Samuel Son M 25 1886 Labourer For Cursclliff Bolton
WALMSLEY, George Son M 20 1891 Piecer Cotton Bolton
WALMSLEY, Elizaibeth Daughter F 16 1895 Topper Heald And Reeld Works Bolton
WALMSLEY, Peter Son M 13 1898 Piecer Cotton Bolton
WALMSLEY, Ellen Daughter F 11 1900 School Bolton
WALMSLEY, Alice Daughter F 6 1905 School Bolton

Choccy

Choccy Report 25 Apr 2013 22:15



??

Marriages Dec 1883 (>99%)
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

>>>>>EDMUNDSON Alice Bolton 8c 466
FOSTER Margaret Bolton 8c 466
INCE George Bolton 8c 466
>>>>>WALMSLEY Samuel Bolton 8c 466



Choccy

Choccy Report 25 Apr 2013 22:18



http://www.lancashirebmd.org.uk/cgi/birthind.cgi


Lancashire Birth indexes for the years: 1884


WALMSLEY Charles Eastern Bolton Bolton EDMONDSON EB/90/435



Lancashire Birth indexes for the years: 1898

WALMSLEY Peter Great Bolton Bolton EDMUNDSON GB/40/150


Valerie

Valerie Report 25 Apr 2013 22:21

Thank you Choccy,
You've been a Big help

Thank-you again
Val
:-D

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 26 Apr 2013 09:48

On the image of the 1911 census.......

Sherley.......is actually Charlie and he is 27 years old.

12 children born, 7 living, 5 had died.


1891 England Census
about Samuel Walmsley
Name: Samuel Walmsley
Age: 30
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1861
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Alice Walmsley
Gender: Male
Where born: Bolton, Lancashire, England

Civil parish: Great Bolton
Ecclesiastical parish: St Paul
Town: Bolton
County/Island: Lancashire
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Education:

Employment status: View image

Registration district: Bolton
Sub-registration district: Great Bolton
ED, institution, or vessel: 36
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 3124
Folio: 78
Page Number: 13
Household Members: Name Age
Samuel Walmsley 30
Alice Walmsley 31
Charles Walmsley 6
Samuel Walmsley 5
Benjamin Walmsley 3
George Walmsley 2/12
John Boulton 40 (Lodger) Staffordshire (Shoemaker)
William Halliwell 54 (Lodger)


PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 26 Apr 2013 10:06

England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915
about Benjamin Walmsley
Name: Benjamin Walmsley
Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1888
Registration district: Bolton
Inferred County: Lancashire
Volume: 8c
Page: 496



England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index, 1837-1915
about Benjamin Walmsley
Name: Benjamin Walmsley
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1888
Date of Registration: Jul-Aug-Sep 1893
Age at Death: 5
Registration district: Bolton
Inferred County: Lancashire
Volume: 8c
Page: 381

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 26 Apr 2013 10:23

Samuel and his Sister Nancy are boarding with their married Sister Ellen on the 1881 census.......

1881 England Census
about Samuel Walmsley
Name: Samuel Walmsley
Age: 19
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1862
Relation: Boarder
Gender: Male
Where born: Bolton, Lancashire, England

Civil parish: Great Bolton
County/Island: Lancashire
Country: England

Street Address: 9 Foundry Sq
Education:

Employment status: View image
Occupation: Laborer (Timber Yard)

Registration district: Bolton
Sub-registration district: Bolton Western
ED, institution, or vessel: 16
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 3846
Folio: 87
Page Number: 26
Household Members: Name Age
Thomas Collier 29
Ellen Collier 26
Robert Collier 6
Mary E. Collier 4
Frank Collier
Samuel Walmsley 19
Nancy Walmsley 12
John Collier 26 (Boarder)


Marriages Mar 1875 (>99%)
Collier Thomas Bolton 8c 358
Walmsley Ellen Bolton 8c 358


Samuel and Sisters Ellen and Nancy are with their parents in the 1871 census......at the same address of 9 Foundry Square......

1871 England Census
about Samuel Walmsley
Name: Samuel Walmsley
Age: 10
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1861
Relation: Son
Father's Name: Benjamin Walensky
Mother's Name: Mary Walmsley
Gender: Male
Where born: Bolton, Lancashire, England
Civil parish: Great Bolton
Ecclesiastical parish: St Paul
Town: Bolton
County/Island: Lancashire
Country: England
Registration district: Bolton
Sub-registration district: Bolton Western
ED, institution, or vessel: 14
Household schedule number: 13
Piece: 3943
Folio: 79
Page Number: 3
Household Members: Name Age
Benjamin Walensky 38 Peston (Walmsley on the image) Green Grocer
Mary Walmsley 37 Bolton
Ellen Walmsley 16
Samuel Walmsley 10
Hannah Walmsley 2
Nancy Walmsley 2


England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index, 1837-1915
about Benjamin Walmsley
Name: Benjamin Walmsley
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1832
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1876
Age at Death: 44
Registration district: Bolton
Inferred County: Lancashire
Volume: 8c
Page: 290


England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index, 1837-1915
about Mary Walmsley
Name: Mary Walmsley
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1834
Date of Registration: Apr-May-Jun 1876
Age at Death: 42
Registration district: Bolton
Inferred County: Lancashire
Volume: 8c
Page: 243







PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 26 Apr 2013 10:26

Nancy and Hannah were twins.......

Births Sep 1868 (>99%)
WALMSLEY Nancy Bolton 8c 376
WALMSLEY Hannah Bolton 8c 376

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 26 Apr 2013 10:31

1861 England Census
about Benjamin Walmsley
Name: Benjamin Walmsley
Age: 28
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1833
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Mary Walmsley
Gender: Male
Where born: Bolton, Lancashire, England

Civil parish: Great Bolton
Ecclesiastical parish: Holy Trinity
Town: Bolton
County/Island: Lancashire
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage: View image

Registration district: Bolton
Sub-registration district: Bolton Eastern
ED, institution, or vessel: 15
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 96
Piece: 2828
Folio: 39
Page Number: 19
Household Members: Name Age
Benjamin Walmsley 28 (Green Grocer)
Mary Walmsley 27
Ellen Walmsley 4
Samuel Walmsley 4 Months


1851 England Census
about Benjamin Walmsley
Name: Benjamin Walmsley
Age: 42
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1809
Relation: Head
Gender: M (Male)
Where born: Sharples, Lancashire, England

Civil parish: Great Bolton
Ecclesiastical parish: Holy Trinity
Town: Bolton
County/Island: Lancashire
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Disability: View image

Registration district: Bolton
Sub-registration district: Bolton Eastern
ED, institution, or vessel: 1s
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 169
Piece: 2210
Folio: 536
Page Number: 57
Household Members: Name Age
Benjamin Walmsley 42 (Widower) Blacksmith
Jane Walmsley 26
Salena Walmsley 22
Benjamin Walmsley 18
Richard Walmsley 16
Nancy Walmsley 14



1841 England Census
about Sylina Walmsley
Name: Sylina Walmsley
Age: 12
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1829
Gender: Female
Where born: Lancashire, England

Civil parish: Bolton Le Moors
Hundred: Salford
County/Island: Lancashire
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation: View image

Registration district: Bolton
Sub-registration district: Little Bolton
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 536
Book: 3
Folio: 16
Page Number: 25
Household Members: Name Age
Benjamin Walmsley 38 (Black Smith)
Betsy Walmsley 31
Jane Walmsley 16
William Walmsley 14
Sylina Walmsley 12>>>>Selina on the image
Benjaman Walmsley 9
Richard Walmsley 6
Nancy Walmsley 4
James Gring 4
Robert Gring 9 Mo


Looking at the 1841 census it seems Ellen preferred the name Betsy. Unless of course Benjamin remarried.

Manchester, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1915
about Scelina Walmsley
Name: Scelina Walmsley
Baptism Date: 24 May 1829
Parish: Bolton le Moors, St Peter
Parish as it Appears: Bolton-le-Moors
Father's Name: Benjn Walmsley (Black Smith)
Mother's Name: Ellen Walmsley
Reference Number: GB127.L243/1/3/8


1871 England Census
about Selina Walmsley
Name: Selina Walmsley
Age: 42
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1829
Relation: Head
Gender: Female
Where born: Bolton, Lancashire, England
Civil parish: Great Bolton
Town: Bolton
County/Island: Lancashire
Country: England
Registration district: Bolton
Sub-registration district: Bolton Western
ED, institution, or vessel: 13
Household schedule number: 185
Piece: 3943
Folio: 72
Page Number: 33
Household Members: Name Age
Selina Walmsley 42 (Widow)........I doubt it!! Green Grocer
James Walmsley 18 (Son)
Nancy Caldwell 34 (Sister) Widow Green Grocer
Mary E Anderson 10 (boarder)


Marriages Dec 1858 (>99%)
Caldwell William Bolton 8c 234
Walmsley Nancy Bolton 8c 234


1861 England Census
about Selina Walmsley
Name: Selina Walmsley
Age: 32
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1829
Relation: Head
Gender: Female
Where born: Bolton, Lancashire, England

Civil parish: Great Bolton
Town: Bolton
County/Island: Lancashire
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage: View image

Registration district: Bolton
Sub-registration district: Bolton Western
ED, institution, or vessel: 13e
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 118
Piece: 2833
Folio: 47
Page Number: 29
Household Members: Name Age
Selina Walmsley 32 (Unmarried) Green Grocer
James Walmsley 8 (Son)
Agnes Walmsley 20 (Lodger)
Mary Anderson 8 Months (Daughter)
















PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 26 Apr 2013 10:43

Manchester, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1930
about Benjamin Walmsley
Name: Benjamin Walmsley (Labourer)
Age: Full
Res: Little Bolton
Marriage Date: 17 May 1854
Parish: Bolton le Moors, St Peter
Parish as it Appears: Bolton-le-Moors
Father's Name: Benjamin Walmsley (Smith)
Spouse's Name: Mary Barnes (Spinner)
Spouse's Father's Name: Edward Barnes
Witnesses: Ricahrd Hall and John Blackley

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 26 Apr 2013 11:02

It seems Benjamin and Mary had anouther Daughter.......Mary

1881 England Census
about Hannah Walmsley
Name: Hannah Walmsley
Age: 12
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1869
Relation: Niece
Gender: Female
Where born: Bolton, Lancashire, England

Civil parish: Little Bolton
County/Island: Lancashire
Country: England

Street Address: 65 John Brown St
Education:

Employment status: View image
Occupation: Scholar

Registration district: Bolton
Sub-registration district: Little Bolton
ED, institution, or vessel: 28b
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 3838
Folio: 114
Page Number: 23
Household Members: Name Age
Wm. Fairclough 34
Sarah A. Fairclough 31
Hannah Walmsley 12 (Niece)
Mary Walmsley 8 (Niece)





PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 26 Apr 2013 11:12

Mary is still with the Fairclough's in 1891...

1891 England Census
about William Fairclough
Name: William Fairclough
Age: 44
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1847
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Sarah A Fairclough
Gender: Male
Where born: Bolton, Lancashire, England

Civil parish: Layton with Warbreck
Ecclesiastical parish: St John
Town: Blackpool
County/Island: Lancashire
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Education:

Employment status: View image

Registration district: Fylde
Sub-registration district: Blackpool
ED, institution, or vessel: 6
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 3452
Folio: 108
Page Number: 25
Household Members: Name Age
William Fairclough 44
Sarah A Fairclough 41
Mary Walmsley 18 (Niece)
John Hutchinson 23
Mary Robson 8
Robert Robson 6

Hannah is with a Cousin......


1891 England Census
about Hannah Walmsley
Name: Hannah Walmsley
Age: 22
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1869
Relation: Cousin
Gender: Female
Where born: Bolton, Lancashire, England

Civil parish: Great Bolton
Ecclesiastical parish: St Bartholomew
Town: Bolton
County/Island: Lancashire
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Education:

Employment status: View image

Registration district: Bolton
Sub-registration district: Great Bolton
ED, institution, or vessel: 4
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 3119
Folio: 76
Page Number: 21
Household Members: Name Age
Jas Spencer 34
Hannah Spencer 30
Matha Clough 22
Hannah Walmsley 22
Will Rodgers 60







Valerie

Valerie Report 26 Apr 2013 18:34

Hi PricklyHolly,

Thank you for the information, much appreciated

regard's
Val :-D