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Charlotte King - Baptism 1821 Westoning Beds.

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Karen Report 13 May 2013 17:42

Whilst waiting for GRO certificate to clarify Charlotte's Death (previous posting) I wondered if anyone had access to Westoning Parish records.
Born in 1821, using census returns as guide, I have no parents for her as yet.
I find her 1881as a widow, then with husband William Taylor in 1871, 61, and 51 census rreturns but nothing prior to that. Anything else I've looked at has been illegible. Every census states Westoning as place of birth. Thank you.


Andrew Report 13 May 2013 17:45

Was Taylor her maiden name?



Margee Report 13 May 2013 17:51

But, surely Taylor is her married name?


Gins Report 13 May 2013 17:52

1841 England Census

Name: Sharlot King
Age: 20
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1821
Gender: Female
Where born: Bedfordshire, England

Civil parish: Westoning
Hundred: Manshead
County/Island: Bedfordshire
Country: England

Registration district: Ampthill
Sub-registration district: Ampthill
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 5
Book: 37
Folio: 4
Page Number: 3
Household Members: Name Age
Sharlot King 20

At the same address:

Gorge King 45 abt 1796 Labourer, Male Bedfordshire England
Elizeth King 45 abt 1796 Female Bedfordshire England
William King 18 abt 1823 Male Bedfordshire England
Namoi King 13 abt 1828 Female Bedfordshire England


Karen Report 13 May 2013 17:53

Yes of course, had a long day at work - woops sorry :-)


Margee Report 13 May 2013 17:56


Marriages Jun 1846 (>99%)
King Charlotte Ampthill 6 27
Taylor William Ampthill 6 27

Ampthill registration district covers Westoning.


Gins Report 13 May 2013 17:58

Her sister and father

1851 England Census
Name: Naomi King
Age: 23
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1828
Relation: Daughter
Father's Name: George King
Gender: F (Female)
Where born: Westoning, Bedfordshire, England

Civil parish: Westoning
County/Island: Bedfordshire
Country: England

Registration district: Ampthill
Sub-registration district: Shitlington
ED, institution, or vessel: 7d
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 38
Piece: 1754
Folio: 357
Page Number: 11
Household Members: Name Age
George King 59
Naomi King 23
Matilda Northwood 6 <<Granddaughter


Karen Report 13 May 2013 18:23

Thanks everyone! :-)


Margee Report 13 May 2013 18:38

A tree on Ancestry says her parents are George King (1792-1857) and Elizabeth Sarah Champkin (1796-1862). Siblings Mary, 1818, Alice, 1819, William, 1823, George, 1826 and Naomi, 1828.


Karen Report 13 May 2013 22:21

Ooh thank you very much, will look into this further await certificates and update. Thanks again

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 14 May 2013 07:24

TAYLOR, William Head Married M 29 1822 Bricklayer
Greenfield Flitton, Bedfordshire
TAYLOR, Charlotte Wife Married F 30 1821
Westoning, Bedfordshire
TAYLOR, Lavinia Daughter F 9 1842 Scholar
Westoning, Bedfordshire
TAYLOR, Elizabeth S Daughter F 7 1844 Scholar
Westoning, Bedfordshire
TAYLOR, Lucy Daughter F 4 1847
Westoning, Bedfordshire
Piece: 1754
Folio: 368
Page: 33
Registration District: Ampthill
Civil Parish: Westoning
Municipal Borough:
Address: Vicarage, Westoning
County: Bedfordshire

(above query relates to Lavinia, not sure if you know)

Chris :)


Karen Report 18 May 2013 08:37

I now have her marriage in Westoning 13/04/1846 showing her father was John King. Interesting that she made her 'mark' on the certificate yet later became licensee at the Bell Inn at Westoning. Perhaps the skill of counting money was all that was required. :-)