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Death of Charlotte Taylor Ampthill District

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Karen Report 12 May 2013 22:35

Can anyone help me choose the correct year of death for Charlotte. Born c1821 Ampthill. Widow of William Taylor, who was licensee of the Bell Inn Westoning. 1891 Census has her at Ampthill Road Westoning living alone. Choice of 1892 or 1898 both Ampthill. I thought it was worth trying this on the board, and if no joy will toss a coin and send for one of the death certificates. :-\


CelticShiv Report 12 May 2013 22:40

I think the only way you will know which is correct is by ordering both certs unfortunately as I takeout both ages at time of death match your lady?


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 12 May 2013 22:42

For those of us who aren't familiar with the places, is this Bedfordshire?

Added -as they are both in the Ampthill reg district, that isn't any help.


brummiejan Report 12 May 2013 22:45

I agree, you need to choose a cert and cross fingers it is the right one!


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 12 May 2013 22:48

If you phoned GRO, you might be able to place a search order based on 01 Jan 1895 with the search parameter of 'Widow of Wiliam Taylor' in Ampthill reg district. They will search 3 years from that date until they find the correct entry.


Karen Report 12 May 2013 22:50

Yes it's Bedfordshire. And thanks to all it was worth a go on here. Will follow gut feeling and send of for the earliest one. At least there are only two to choose from.
Cheers guys!


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 12 May 2013 22:52

Charlotte Taylor, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
Name: Charlotte Taylor
Gender: Female
Burial Date: 11 Jul 1898
Burial Place: Westoning, Bedford, England

Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I03222-5
System Origin: England-EASy
GS Film number: 1595488
Reference ID: 17-131

Citing this Record

"England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 12 May 2013), Charlotte Taylor,


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 12 May 2013 22:56

Ampthill as a reg district was abolished in 1999 and had comprised the following constituent parishes

Ampthill, Aspley Guise, Aspley Heath, Battlesden, Brogborough, Clophill, Cranfield, Eversholt, Flitton & Greenfield, Flitwick, Gravenhurst, Harlington, Haynes, Houghton Conquest, Hulcote & Salford, Husborne Crawley, Lidlington, Marston Moretaine, Maulden, Millbrook, Milton Bryan, Potsgrove, Pulloxhill, Ridgmont, Shillington, Silsoe, Steppingley, Stondon, Tingrith, Westoning, and Woburn, to Bedfordshire registration district.


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 12 May 2013 23:01

This *might* be the other Charlotte Taylor

1891 England Census about Charlotte Taylor

Charlotte Taylor
Age: 70
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1821
Relation: Wife
Spouse's Name: Samuel Taylor
Gender: Female
Where born: Shillington, Bedfordshire, England
Civil parish: Silsoe

Registration district: Ampthill
Sub-registration district: Shillington

Unless Westoning church had Silsoe in its catchement area, I'd go with the later one.
What ever you decide, do let us know the result


Karen Report 13 May 2013 06:34

Oh yes she will be as my one was widowed in 1888. Thank you very much! :-D


Karen Report 21 May 2013 10:23

And the answer is Charlotte died Sept 1898 aged 77. Chose the wrong certificate but as there were only two candidates I now have the answer. Thanks to all for your help :-D


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 21 May 2013 10:58

Oh well - some you win, some you lose. Thanks for letting us know the outcome