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Famous people on censuses - Who can you find?

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fraserbooks Report 25 May 2006 17:00

Rudyard Kipling Age: 25 Estimated birth year: abt 1866 Relation: Lodger Gender: Male Where Born: East Indies, Bombay Civil parish: Niton Ecclesiastical parish: St John the Baptist Town: Niton County/Island: Hampshire Country: England Author the jungle book


Natalie Report 25 May 2006 17:46

Thomas Hardy (Author; Tess of the D'Urbervilles etc) hero! 1841: Thomas Hardy J Age: 1 Estimated birth year: abt 1840 Household: View other family members Gender: Male Where born: Dorset, England Civil parish: Stinsford Hundred: George County/Island: Dorset Country: England With parents and Grandmother. Not sure how to cut and paste so I get their names included.

Maid Marian of

Maid Marian of Report 25 May 2006 18:38

Dorothy Peel nee Appleby Was the famous Dolly Peel of the Tyne my gt,gt,gt,gt aunt 1841 census Cuthbert Peel abt 1781 Durham, England Jarrow Durham Dorothy Peel abt 1786 Durham, England Jarrow Durham Elizabeth Peel abt 1826 Durham, England Jarrow Durham William Peel abt 1811 Durham, England Jarrow

Maid Marian of

Maid Marian of Report 25 May 2006 18:45

Grace Darling Patron of Lifeboat org.RNLI Also relative by marriage 1841 census Grace Darling abt 1821 Durham, England Fern Island Durham Jane Darling abt 1816 England Fern Island Durham W B Darling abt 1819 Durham, England Fern Island Durham

Maid Marian of

Maid Marian of Report 25 May 2006 18:49

Enid Blyton ( author of kids books and creator of Noddy) 1901 census Enid Mary Blyton abt 1898 Dulwich, London, England Daughter Beckenham Kent Hanley Harrison Blyton abt 1900 Beckenham, Kent, England Son Beckenham Kent Theresa May Blyton abt 1875 Sheffield, Yorkshire, England Wife Beckenham Kent Thomas Carey Blyton abt 1870 Deptford, London, England Head Beckenham Kent Having great fun doing this lol

Merry Monty

Merry Monty Report 25 May 2006 18:57

Camilla's great-granny and lover of Edward VII Alice Keppel abt 1870 Dunheath, Scotland Wife St Marylebone London Merry


Suzanne Report 26 May 2006 05:26

Just wanted to say how pleased I am that so many have found people and added them to this thread. Ive had a great time searching and you amaze me in who you have found. Charlie Chaplin and the captain of the Titanic, Camilla's granny etc etc, the list goes on. All these people long time gone but what an influence they had on history!!!!!! Shame censuses dont go back further....imagine finding Cromwell or Henry the 8th? Suzanne


Jane Report 28 May 2006 17:26

And what about; Arthur Jefferson born 1863 Lichfield, Staffs head occ; Theatre ? manager Madge Jefferson born 1861 Hawes Yorkshire Wife Gordon Jefferson born 1885 Ulverston son Stanley Jefferson born 1891 Ulverston son. Stanley born as Arthur Stanley Jefferson to become Stan Laurel. or; Beatrice Potter born 1858 Gloucestershire occ; authoress. RG12/2027.


Peter Report 28 May 2006 18:15

Sir Nigel Gresley (Herbert Nigel GRESLEY) Locomotive designer Nigel GRESLEY Head M Male 46 Netherseal, Leicester, England Rector Of Seal Beatrice G. GRESLEY Daur U Female 14 Netherseal, Leicester, England Rectors Daur Arthur S. GRESLEY Son U Male 13 Netherseal, Leicester, England Rectors Son Nigel B. GRESLEY Son U Male 10 Netherseal, Leicester, England Rectors Son Herbert N. GRESLEY Son U Male 4 Edinburgh Rectors Son Martin MADIN Visitor U Male 43 Batheaston, Somerset, England Estate Agent J.P. Staff Alice Ann BELL Governess U Female 27 Hanover For B S Governess (Teacher) Ann GRAVES Servant U Female 30 Sneith Dom Serv Cook Ann STARKEY Servant U Female 36 Tamworth, Warwick, England Dom Serv Parlormaid Eugine DE LAERCO Servant U Male 25 Lausanne, France Dom Serv Nurse Rose A. SOUTHALL Servant U Female 25 Netherseal, Leicester, England Dom Serv Housemaid Elizabeth ADAM Servant U Female 14 Overseal, Leicester, England Dom Serv Nursemaid Source Information: Dwelling Netherseal Rectory Census Place Nether Seal, Leicester, England Family History Library Film 1341748 Public Records Office Reference RG11 Piece / Folio 3139 / 15 Page Number 22

Christine in Herts

Christine in Herts Report 12 Jun 2006 17:07

Lucy Kemp-Welch - illustrator of 'Black Beauty' 1901 transcribed as Lucy E Remp Welch and allegedly b Bournemouth ''Hertfordshire''! 1901 **Lucy E Kemp Welch abt 1870 Bournemouth, Hants, England Head Bushey Hertfordshire Edith M Welch abt 1871 Bournemouth, Hants, England Sister Elizabeth Hart abt 1863 Glasgow, Scotland Visitor Edith Gotts abt 1861 Bushey, Hertfordshire, England Servant 1891 Elizabeth K Welch abt 1832 Seinthel-Starks, Herefordshire, England Boarder **Lucy Elizabeth Welch abt 1870 Bournemouth, Hampshire, England Boarder Weston Super Mare Somerset (in household of Mary Hunt) Edith Mary Welch abt 1871 Bournemouth, Hampshire, England Boarder 1881 Edwin B.K. Welch abt 1834 Poole, Dorset, England Head Elizabeth K. Welch abt 1832 Limthale Starkes, Hereford, England Wife **Lucy E.K. Welch abt 1870 Bournemouth, Hampshire, England Daughter Kinson Dorset Edith Welch abt 1871 Bournemouth, Hampshire, England Daughter Anne Galton abt 1861 Shapwick, Dorset, England Servant 1871 Edwin B Kemp Welch abt 1834 Poole, Dorset, England Head, solicitor Elizabeth Welch abt 1832 Leintal Starks, Hertfordshire, England Wife **Lucy E Welch abt 1870 Bournemouth, Hampshire, England Daughter Holdenhurst Hampshire Edith M Welch abt 1870 Bournemouth, Hampshire, England Daughter Mary A Blanchard abt 1852 Blandford, Dorset, England Servant Martha T Barnes abt 1857 Parkstone, Dorset, England Servant Christine

Christine in Herts

Christine in Herts Report 12 Jun 2006 17:21

How about Edward Elgar? (composer of ''The Enigma Variations'' - including ''Nimrod'', and the music used for ''Land of Hope and Glory'', amongst a lot of other works). 1901 **Edward W Elgar abt 1858 Worcestershire, England Head, Composer of music, Malvern Wells Worcestershire Caroline A Elgar abt 1849 India Wife Cariss T Elgar abt 1891 Kensington, London, England Daughter Ellen M Carter abt 1877 Spetchley, Worcestershire, England Servant Mary A Carter abt 1878 Malvern, Worcestershire, England Servant 1891 **Edward W Elgar abt 1858 Broxdheath, Worcestershire, England Head, Professor of music, Fulham London Carolive A Elgar abt 1849 India Wife Carice I Elgar abt 1890 Fulham, London, England Daughter Annie E Gulley abt 1864 Plymtree, Devon, England Servant Harriet Bishop abt 1874 Herefordshire, England Servant 1881 Martin W. Grafton abt 1850 Alcester, Warwickshire, England Head Suzanna Grafton abt 1855 Worcestershire, England Wife May C.M. Grafton Worcestershire, England Daughter **Edward W. Elgar abt 1858 Broadheath, Worcestershire, England Boarder, Professor of violin, Claines Worcestershire Ellen Bytheway abt 1865 Stanton Lacy, Shropshire, England Servant 1871 William Hy Elgar abt 1822 Dover, Kent, England Head, organist, St Helen Worcestershire Ann Elgar abt 1823 Weston, Herefordshire, England Wife Lucy Ann Elgar abt 1853 Worcestershire, England Daughter Susannah Mary Elgar abt 1855 Worcestershire, England Daughter **Edward Wm Elgar abt 1858 Worcestershire, England Son Francis Thos Elgar abt 1862 Worcestershire, England Son Helen Agnes Elgar abt 1864 Daughter Charles Sanders abt 1841 Worcestershire, England Lodger Matilda Knott abt 1848 Pershore, Wicklow, Ireland Servant 1861 William Elgar abt 1822 Dover Head St Michael Worcestershire Ann Elgar abt 1822 Weston, Herefordshire, England Wife Henry J Elgar abt 1849 Worcestershire, England Son Lucy A Elgar abt 1853 Worcestershire, England Daughter Susanna Elgar abt 1855 Worcestershire, England Daughter **Edward Elgar abt 1858 Worcestershire, England Son Frederick Elgar abt 1860 Worcestershire, England Son Henry Elgar abt 1833 Dover Brother Maria Peter abt 1842 Worcestershire, England Servant Christine


Suzanne Report 15 Sep 2006 22:19

Anyone found any other famous peeps lately? Please add to thread its most welcome. Suzanne XX


Reggie Report 15 Sep 2006 22:29

1901............. Name: Edward W Elgar Age: 43 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1858 Relation: Head Spouses's Name: Caroline A Gender: Male Where born: Worcestershire, England Civil parish: Malvern Wells Ecclesiastical parish: St Peter County/Island: Worcestershire Country: England Registration district: Upton on Severn Sub-registration district: Malvern ED, institution, or vessel: 2 Neighbors: View others on page Household schedule number: 9 Household Members: Name Age Ellen M Carter 24 Mary A Carter 23 Cariss T Elgar 10 Caroline A Elgar 52 Edward W Elgar 43 Reg


Reggie Report 15 Sep 2006 22:32

1871............known to us now as Frederick Delius Name: Fritz Delius Age: 9 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1862 Relation: Son Father's name: Julius Mother's name: Elise Gender: Male Where born: Bradford, Yorkshire, England Civil Parish: Horton Ecclesiastical parish: St John County/Island: Yorkshire Country: England Registration district: Bradford Sub-registration district: Horton ED, institution, or vessel: 39 Neighbors: View others on page Household schedule number: 57 Household Members: Name Age Sarah Davis 26 Julius Delins 48 Clara Delius 5 Elise Delius 32 Elise Delius 11 Fritz Delius 9 Hermine Delius 10 Max Delius 6 Rosa Delius 7 Susan Gill 19 Tamasine Monaghan 16 Mary A Rutter 20 Reg


Unknown Report 16 Sep 2006 14:55

This is Marie Lloyd in 1881 - she was born Matilda Alice Victoria Wood. I have been searching for them in 1871 for ages with no luck. Can YOU find them? Her parents married in Bethnal in Jun 1869 Matilda Wood Age: 11 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1870 Relation: Daughter Father's name: John Mother's name: Matilda Gender: Female Where Born: Shoreditch, Middlesex, England Civil parish: St Luke County/Island: London Country: England Street address: 3 Bath Place Education: Registration district: Holborn Sub registration district: City Road ED, institution, or vessel: 4 Neighbors: View others on page Household Members: Name Age Alice Wood 7 Daisy Wood 3 John Wood 33 John Wood 9 Mary Wood 5 Matilda Wood 29 Matilda Wood 11 Rosette Wood 1

Rosi Glow

Rosi Glow Report 20 Sep 2006 21:25

Nudging for someone who needs help


Reggie Report 20 Sep 2006 21:39

D. H. LAWRENCE..............1901 Name: David H Lawrence Age: 15 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1886 Relation: Son Father's name: Arthur Mother's name: Lydia Gender: Male Where born: Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, England Civil parish: Greasley Ecclesiastical parish: Greasley St Mary County/Island: Nottinghamshire Country: England Registration district: Basford Sub-registration district: Greasley ED, institution, or vessel: 12 Neighbors: View others on page Household schedule number: 209 Household Members: Name Age Arthur Lawrence 53 David H Lawrence 15 Emily U Lawrence 19 Lettice A Lawrence 13 Lydia Lawrence 48 William E Lawrence 3 Reg


Margee Report 20 Sep 2006 22:21

ANNA LEONOWENS of 'King and I' fame. From the Canadian 1901 census. The mother-in-law of Thomas Fish (should be Fyshe, we mis-transcribe in Canada too) Fish Thos M Head M Oct 3 1844 56 Links 4 15 Fish Avis L. F Wife M Oct 25 1854 56 5 15 Fish James C. M Son S Mar 1 1880 21 6 15 Fish Catherine Rose F Daughter S Nov 11 1892 8 7 15 Owens Anna Leonowens F Niece S Nov 11 1890 10 8 15 Fish Francis M Son S Dec 7 1894 6 9 15 Leonowens Anna H. F Mother in Law W Nov 4 1834 66 Links 10 15 Fish Anna H. F Daughter S Mar 19 1881 19 11 15 Fish Thos. M. M Son S Sep 8 1883 17 12 15 Fish Avis F Daughter S Apr 28 1886 14 13 15 Leonowens Thos G M Son S ? 1888 12