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Worsey's in west brom

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Gareth

Gareth Report 9 Sep 2013 22:45

I am tracing my nana's family and have got to West Brom and The Worseys. She tells me that the family were canal boat builders in the area. My nanas family left the midlands and moved to Lancashire in the 1920's i think. Can anyone shed any light on the Worsey's please?

Reggie

Reggie Report 9 Sep 2013 22:48

In what way?

Was your grandmother a Worsey by birth? Or by marriage?

How much research have you managed to do?

And what time-scale are we looking at?


...........there are countless entries for the surname in West Bromwich on freebmd

Reggie

Reggie Report 9 Sep 2013 22:51

These are the Worseys living in WB in 1911

Household WORSEY, Annie 1860 51 F West Bromwich Staffordshire VIEW VIEW
Household WORSEY, Arthur John 1856 55 M West Bromwich Staffordshire VIEW VIEW
Household WORSEY, Eliza 1869 42 F West Bromwich Staffordshire VIEW VIEW
Household WORSEY, Elizabeth 1898 13 F West Bromwich Staffordshire VIEW VIEW
Household WORSEY, Elizabeth 1854 57 F West Bromwich Staffordshire VIEW VIEW
Household WORSEY, Elsie Scottborn 1880 31 F West Bromwich Staffordshire VIEW VIEW
Household WORSEY, Florence 1906 5 F West Bromwich Staffordshire VIEW VIEW
Household WORSEY, Frank Allan 1910 1 M West Bromwich Staffordshire VIEW VIEW
Household WORSEY, Gertrude 1885 26 F West Bromwich Staffordshire VIEW VIEW
Household WORSEY, Herbert 1869 42 M West Bromwich Staffordshire VIEW VIEW
Household WORSEY, Herbert Arthur 1896 15 M West Bromwich Staffordshire VIEW VIEW
Household WORSEY, John Robert 1880 31 M West Bromwich Staffordshire VIEW VIEW
Household WORSEY, Leonard 1880 31 M West Bromwich Staffordshire VIEW VIEW
Household WORSEY, Phoebe Hannah 1901 10 F West Bromwich Staffordshire VIEW VIEW
Household WORSEY, Sarah Elizabeth 1877 34 F West Bromwich Staffordshire VIEW VIEW
Household WORSEY, William 1873 38 M West Bromwich Staffordshire VIEW

None of the males lists boat building as his occupation

Reggie

Reggie Report 9 Sep 2013 23:05

Is your grandmother on the Parker side of your family?

Or the Sarsfield side?

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 9 Sep 2013 23:10

http://allensregister.com/bp173_Worsey.php


http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/A2A/records.aspx?cat=148-162_1&cid=3-2-10-3#3-2-10-3


[no title] 162/3/B/10/3/S c.1930's

These documents are held at Walsall Local History Centre

Contents:
Worsey Ltd. boat builders, Toll End Tipton showing a group of men including seated at the centre front Joe Worsey and at the far right Joe's grandfather. [Copyright A.H. Price ?]

Reggie

Reggie Report 9 Sep 2013 23:13

Is this in any way relevant?

Marriages Mar 1919 (>99%)
Harvey James S Worsey W. Bromwich 6b 1209
Worsey Phoebe H R Harvey W.Bromwich 6b 1209

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 9 Sep 2013 23:20

Joe Worsley appears to be quite famous as a boat builder. Trying to find a date for him though.

You really need to work back from your own family to find if you are related.

Cynthia

Cynthia Report 10 Sep 2013 19:50

Hello Gareth and welcome to the Community boards. :-)





I'll send Gareth a message on how to find his way back here... :-)

Gareth

Gareth Report 10 Sep 2013 19:53

Hi all.

Reggie,

Marriages Mar 1919 (>99%)
Harvey James S Worsey W. Bromwich 6b 1209

This is the marriage of my great grandparents. Thats great stuff. How do i find more info on these please?

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 10 Sep 2013 21:15

Phoebe's birth fom http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl

Births Dec 1900 (>99%)
Worsey Phoebe Hannah R W. Bromwich 6b 837


1911 Census

Name: Phoebe Hannah Worsey
Age in 1911: 10
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1901
Relation to Head: Daughter
Gender: Female
Birth Place: West Bromwich, Staffordshire
Civil Parish: West Bromwich
County/Island: Staffordshire
Country: England
Street Address: 8 Bridge St, West Bromwich
Occupation: school
Registration District: West Bromwich
Registration District Number: 371
Sub-registration District: West Bromwich South West
ED, institution, or vessel: 15
Household Schedule Number: 44
Piece: 17297
Household Members:
Name Age
Herbert Worsey 42 b. Tipton,
Eliza Worsey 42 b. Yorkshire
Herbert Arthur Worsey 15, b. Tipton, Son, Estate Agent
Phoebe Hannah Worsey 10 Daughter



Married 16 years, 2 children born 2 living

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 10 Sep 2013 21:24

1891

Name: Herbert Worsey
Age: 22
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1869
Relation: Son
Father's Name: Benjamin Worsey
Mother's Name: Phoebe Ann Worsey
Gender: Male
Where born: Tipton, Staffordshire, England

Civil Parish: Tipton
Ecclesiastical parish: St Martin
Town: Tipton
County/Island: Staffordshire
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Education:

Employment status:

View Image

Registration District: Dudley
Sub-registration District: Tipton
ED, institution, or vessel: 24
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 2286
Folio: 52
Page Number: 20
Household Members:
Name Age
Benjamin Worsey 52 Boatman <<<<<<<<<<<<
Phoebe Ann Worsey 54
Frederick Worsey 27 Printer
Herbert Worsey 22 Clerk
Ada Worsey 19
Lydia Roden 15 Visitor


1881

ame: Benjamin Worsey
Age: 48
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1833
Relationship to Head: Head
Spouse: Phoebe A. Worsey
Gender: Male
Where born: Tipton, Staffordshire, England

Civil Parish: Tipton
County/Island: Staffordshire
Country: England

Street Address: 23 Toll End Rd
Marital Status: Married
Education:

Employment status:

View Image
Occupation: Boatman

Registration District: Dudley
Sub-registration District: Tipton
ED, institution, or vessel: 24
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 2867
Folio: 13
Page Number: 21
Household Members:
Name Age
Benjamin Worsey 48
Phoebe A. Worsey 44
Alice S. Worsey 20
Frederick Worsey 17
Herbert Worsey 12
Ada A.C. Worsey 9

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 10 Sep 2013 21:29

1861

Name: Benjamin Worsey
Age: 22
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1839
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Phoebe Ann Worsey
Gender: Male
Where born: Tipton, Staffordshire, England

Civil Parish: Tipton
Ecclesiastical parish: St Martin
County/Island: Staffordshire
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

View Image

Registration District: Dudley
Sub-registration District: Tipton
ED, institution, or vessel: 17
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Schedule Number: 169
Piece: 2044
Folio: 21
Page Number: 33
Household Members:
Name Age
Benjamin Worsey 22<<<<<<<<<<<Boatman
Phoebe Ann Worsey 23
Clara Worsey 1
Alice Susanna Worsey 2 Months

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 10 Sep 2013 21:32

1851 Image very feint and surname mistranscribed.

Name: Benjamin Warney
[Benjamin Worsey]
Age: 12
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1839
Relation: Son
Father's Name: Joseph Warney
Mother's Name: Susannah Warney
Gender: M (Male)
Where born: Tipton, Staffordshire, England

Civil Parish: Tipton
County/Island: Staffordshire
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Disability:

View Image

Registration District: Dudley
Sub-registration District: Tipton
ED, institution, or vessel: 1s
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Schedule Number: 1
Piece: 2029
Folio: 586
Page Number: 1
Household Members:
Name Age
Joseph Warney 45
Susannah Warney 47
Sarah Warney 20
Peter Warney 20
Ann E Warney 18
William Warney 10
Benjamin Warney 12
Sarah Warney 9
George Warney 6
Rossannah Warney 4

Joseph@s occupation is Boat ???? to feint to read

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 10 Sep 2013 21:40

1881

Name: Joseph Worsey
Age: 76
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1805
Relationship to Head: Head
Spouse: Susannah Worsey
Gender: Male
Where born: Dudley, Staffordshire, England

Civil Parish: Tipton
County/Island: Staffordshire
Country: England

Street Address: 36 Toll End Road
Marital Status: Married
Education:

Employment status:

View Image
Occupation: Steerer On Canal (Barge)

Registration District: Dudley
Sub-registration District: Tipton
ED, institution, or vessel: 18
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 2865
Folio: 152
Page Number: 48
Household Members:
Name Age
Joseph Worsey 76
Susannah Worsey 75
Sarah Worsey 54
Ann E. Worsey 40
Ruth Worsey 31
Bernard Worsey 15
Beatrice Worsey 12



1861

Name: Joseph Worsey
Age: 57
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1804
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Susannah Worsey
Gender: Male
Where born: Tipton, Staffordshire, England

Civil Parish: Tipton
Ecclesiastical parish: St Martin
County/Island: Staffordshire
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

View Image

Registration District: Dudley
Sub-registration District: Tipton
ED, institution, or vessel: 17
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Schedule Number: 170
Piece: 2044
Folio: 21
Page Number: 33
Household Members:
Name Age
Joseph Worsey 57 Steerer Boatman
Susannah Worsey 56
Ann Emma Worsey 28
George Worsey 16
Rosina Worsey 14
Joseph W Worsey 4 Grandson

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 10 Sep 2013 21:51

It is the Grandson above who is the Boat Builder. He is the son of William Worsey and Sarah Timmins


Joseph William Worsey
Birth 18 August 1856 in Swan Village,West Bromwich
Death 19 Nov 1904 in Tipton, Staffs

Here is the timeline that someone has put on Ancestry for him.


Timeline

Birth
1856 18 Aug
Swan Village,West Bromwich


Residence
1861 Age: 5
170 Toll End Road,Tipton, Staffordshire, England
After the death of his mother,now living with Joseph William Snr,his Grandfather,and Susannah


Residence
1871 Age: 15
36 Great Bridge Road,Tipton, Staffordshire, England


Marriage
1879 Mar Age: 22
Staffordshire, Worcestershire, United Kingdom


Residence
1881 Age: 25
11 Bridge Road Tipton
Now Married to Lucy,and working as a Boat builder.

Residence
1891 Age: 35
43 Toll End Road,Tipton, Staffordshire, England
Occupation Boat Builder


Residence
1891 Age: 35
Tipton, Staffordshire, England


Residence
1901 Age: 45
36 Toll End Road,Tipton


Death
1904 19 Nov Age: 48
Tipton, Staffs

Gareth

Gareth Report 11 Sep 2013 20:38

wow, thank you very much. There is a fair bit of info to get through

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 12 Sep 2013 12:05

Sorry Gareth, forgot to say Phoebe would be the first cousin once removed of Joseph Worsey the boat builder. Her father, Herbert being Joseph's first cousin.