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Kevin

Kevin Report 19 Mar 2007 13:55

I am trying to find info on GEORGE STEVENS, he was born 1847 in IRELAND. He was a painter & he married Matilda Anslow CORKE. They had the following children: Matilda Anslow b 1882 in Gorton, Manchester May b 1884 in Rusholme, Lancs James b 1886 in Rusholme, Lancs Charles b 1888 in Rusholme, Lancs Nelly b 1890 in Rusholme, Lancs Lucy b 1892 in Rusholme, Lancs Florrie b 1894 in Rusholme, Lancs Millie b 1897 in Rusholme, Lancs Lilly b 1900 in Rusholme, Lancs. Hope someone can help.

Kevin

Kevin Report 15 Apr 2012 01:19

Bump.

Margee

Margee Report 15 Apr 2012 01:39

1901 England Census
about Lucy Stevens Name: Lucy Stevens
Age: 9
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1892
Relation: Daughter
Father's Name: George Stevens
Mother's Name: Matilda Stevens
Gender: Female
Where born: Rusholme, Lancashire, England

Civil parish: South Manchester
Ecclesiastical parish: Birch in Rushulme St Agnes
County/Island: Lancashire
Country: England

Registration district: Chorlton
Sub-registration district: Ardwick
ED, institution, or vessel: 75
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 153
Piece: 3684
Folio: 109
Page Number: 23
Household Members: Name Age
George Stevens 54 , born Surrey, Croydon
Matilda Stevens 44 , born Kent, Tunbridge Wells
Matilda Stevens 22 , born Lancs, Gorton
May Stevens 17
James Stevens 15
Charles Stevens 13
Nelly Stevens 11
Lucy Stevens 9
Florrie Stevens 7
Millie Stevens 4
Lilly Stevens 1

All other children born Rusholme.

Margee

Margee Report 15 Apr 2012 01:48

1911 census also says born Croydon, Surrey:

1911 England Census
about George Stevens Name: George Stevens
Age in 1911: 62
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1849
Relation to Head: Head
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Croydon, Surrey, England
Civil parish: Croydon
County/Island: Surrey
Country: England
Street Address: 114 Windmill Road, Croydon
Marital Status: Married
Occupation: Furniture Remover
Registration district: Croydon
Registration District Number: 39
Sub-registration district: West Croydon
ED, institution, or vessel: 13
Household schedule number: 71
Piece: 3335
Household Members: Name Age
George Stevens 62
Matilda Elizabeth Stevens 62
Florence Elizabeth Stevens 21
Charles Edward Stevens 19

Married 38 years, 11 children born, all still living.

Margee

Margee Report 15 Apr 2012 01:52

This looks like he married Matilda Weyer:

Marriages Mar 1873 (>99%)
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HATFIELD William Croydon 2a 257
STEVENS George Croydon 2a 257
Tree Ann Croydon 2a 257
WEYER Matilda Croydon 2a 257

Margee

Margee Report 15 Apr 2012 12:57

1891 England Census
about George Stevens Name: George Stevens
Age: 42
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1849
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Matilda Stevens
Gender: Male
Where born: Croydon, Surrey, England

Civil parish: Croydon
Ecclesiastical parish: St Michael
County/Island: Surrey
Country: England
Registration district: Croydon
Sub-registration district: Croydon
ED, institution, or vessel: 36
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 591
Folio: 133
Page Number: 12
Household Members: Name Age
George Stevens 42
Matilda Stevens 42
George W Stevens 17
John W Stevens 16
Thomas H Stevens 14
Walter J Stevens 12
Matilda S Stevens 11
Herbert O Stevens 9
Frank E Stevens 7
Annie H Stevens 6
Sidney F Stevens 5
Florence E Stevens 1



MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 15 Apr 2012 13:06

Hello Kevin, what sort of info are you looking for, and what do you already have?

You mention that he was born Ireland - where did you get that from, as the records above show Croydon?

Where did you get the information that his wife was Matilda Anslow Corke?

EDIT: I've noticed there are a few trees on ancestry that seem to have copied this information from each other but there are no sources to back it up. You can tell they've just copied without checking as they've all got the same mis-spelling of MatilTa!

Margee

Margee Report 15 Apr 2012 13:10

I would say it's quite definite that George was born Croydon not Ireland.

1881 England Census
about George Stevens Name: George Stevens
Age: 32
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1849
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Matilda Stevens
Gender: Male
Where born: Croydon, Surrey, England

Civil parish: Croydon
County/Island: Surrey
Country: England

Street Address: 66 Windmill Rd
Condition as to marriage: Married
Education:

Employment status: View image
Occupation: Hay Saleman

Registration district: Croydon
Sub-registration district: Croydon
ED, institution, or vessel: 30a
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 814
Folio: 107
Page Number: 11
Household Members: Name Age
George Stevens 32
Matilda Stevens 32
George W. Stevens 7
John W. Stevens 6
Thomas H. Stevens 4
Walter James Stevens 2
Matilda S. Stevens 1



Margee

Margee Report 15 Apr 2012 13:12

1871 England Census
about George Stevens Name: George Stevens
Age: 22
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1849
Relation: Son
Father's Name: William Stevens
Mother's Name: Sarah Stevens
Gender: Male
Where born: Croydon, Surrey, England
Civil parish: Croydon
Ecclesiastical parish: St Saviour
Town: Croydon
County/Island: Surrey
Country: England
Registration district: Croydon
Sub-registration district: Croydon
ED, institution, or vessel: 28
Household schedule number: 60
Piece: 845
Folio: 10
Page Number: 12
Household Members: Name Age
William Stevens 45
Sarah Stevens 49
George Stevens 22
Ellen E Stevens 20
William Lewis 11



Astra

Astra Report 15 Apr 2012 13:20

STEVENS, George Head Married M 40 1851 Painter
Ireland Dublin VIEW
STEVENS, Annslow Wife Married F 33 1858
Tunbridge Wells
Kent VIEW
STEVENS, Albert Son M 13 1878
Manchester
Lancashire VIEW
STEVENS, Emily Daughter F 11 1880
Manchester
Lancashire VIEW
STEVENS, Matilda Daughter F 9 1882
Manchester
Lancashire VIEW
STEVENS, May Daughter F 6 1885
Manchester
Lancashire VIEW
STEVENS, James Son M 5 1886
Manchester
Lancashire VIEW
STEVENS, Charles Son M 3 1888
Manchester
Lancashire VIEW
STEVENS, Nelly Daughter F 1 1890
Manchester
Lancashire VIEW
Piece:
3171 Folio:
48 Page:
41 Registration District:
Chorlton

Civil Parish:
Rushulme Municipal Borough:
Manchester Address:
20, Midway Street, Rushulme, Manchester County:
Lancashire


MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 15 Apr 2012 13:22

The Matilda Corke that those ancestry trees have was born in Tonbridge Wells, Kent in 1857. I think this is more likely to be that lady's marriage:

Surname First name(s) District Vol Page
Marriages Sep 1882
Bellingham John Tunbridge 2a 985 ??
CORKE Matilda Tunbridge 2a 985 <<
Martin George Tunbridge 2a 985 ??
Osborne Mary Tunbridge 2a 985.

I think there might have been assumptions made without any checks being done?

However, it would be useful to know Kevin's sources.

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 15 Apr 2012 13:32

He's from Brighton in 1911!

STEVENS, George Baker Head Married 34 years M 64 1847 Couse Painter Sussex Brighton
STEVENS, Annslow Wife Married 34 years F 54 1857 Kent Tonbridge Wells
STEVENS, Nellie Daughter Single F 21 1890 Carpet Weaver Lancs Manchester
STEVENS, Lucy Daughter Single F 19 1892 Carpet Weaver Lancs Manchester
STEVENS, Florrie Daughter Single F 17 1894 Skirt Maker Lancs Manchester
STEVENS, Millie Daughter Single F 14 1897 Carpet Maker Lancs Manchester
STEVENS, Lily Daughter Single F 11 1900 School Lancs Manchester

Registration District: Chorlton
Sub District: Ardwick
Enumeration District: 114
Parish: South Manchester

Address: 10 Brook Avenue Levenshulme County: Lancashire

They'd had 12 children born, 11 still living.

The form had been filled in by Thurston Bird on George's behalf.

Margee

Margee Report 15 Apr 2012 13:33

Oops the 91 census that Astra posted seems to be the right family but the children all match the 1901 census that I posted with parents George & Matilda and George born Croydon.

I must admit I made a mistake posting the 91 and 81 censuses, the children don't match. I was a little too hasty!

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 15 Apr 2012 13:41

Margee, the 1901 that you posted where it says he was born in Croydon is definitely the same family as the 1911 that I've posted, but I think your others are different family.

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 15 Apr 2012 13:46

I think this is the correct 1881 (Croydon again!)


STEPHENS, George Head Married M 33 1848 House Painter Croyden Surrey
STEPHENS, Arimstons Wife Married F 24 1857 Dressmaker Tunbridge Wells Kent
STEPHENS, Albert Son Single M 4 1877 Scholar Tunbridge Wells Kent
STEPHENS, Emely Daughter Single F 2 1879 Manchester Lancashire
SHARRELL, Walter Visitor Single M 12 1869 Schoolar Tunbridge Wells Kent

Registration District: Chorlton
Civil Parish: Ardwick

Address: 29, Wycliffe St, Ardwick County: Lancashire

Wife's name is Annslow on original image.

Astra

Astra Report 15 Apr 2012 13:53

Marriages Sep 1878 (>99%)
CORCORAN Finton Salford 8d 159
DELANEY Hannah Salford 8d 159
SHARVILLE Annslow Matilda Salford 8d 159
STEVENS George Salford 8d 159

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 15 Apr 2012 13:55

Well done Astra!

Astra

Astra Report 15 Apr 2012 13:56

HOLLAMBY, Richard Head M 73 1798 Kent VIEW
SMITH, Ainslow Ann Daughter F 49 1822 VIEW
SMITH, Sarah Nn Granddaughter F 17 1854 Middlesex VIEW
SHARVILL, Ainslow Matilda Granddaughter F 13 1858 Sussex VIEW
Piece:
928 Folio:
95 Page:
1 Registration District:
Tunbridge

Civil Parish:
Tunbridge Municipal Borough:
Address:
Hall's Hole Road, Tunbridge, Tunbridge Wells County:
Kent

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 15 Apr 2012 13:59

1861:

SHARVILL, James Head Married M 30 1831 Tonbridge Ware Maker Speldhurst Kent
SHARVILL, Emily Wife Married F 27 1834 Tonbridge Ware Maker Wife Tonbridge Kent
SHARVILL, Anslow Matilda Daughter F 3 1858 Frant Sussex
SHARVILL, Richard Y Son M 0 (11M) 1861 Tunbridge Wells Kent

Registration District: Tunbridge
Civil Parish: Tonbridge

Address: North Street, Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells County: Kent

Have changed format, easier to read.

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 15 Apr 2012 14:05

So who's going to tell all those ancestry tree owners that they're wrong! ;-)