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John Report 15 Aug 2004 15:35

Mike, thanks for looking up the Lovedays in 1861.

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 15 Aug 2004 15:50

Greeting’s Again Nicola. . . Think this is Florence 1881. despite the spelling of her name. Looks like some Private School of some sorts. Dwelling: High Street Belle Vue House Census Place: Holbeach, Lincoln, England Source: FHL Film 1341765 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 3211 Folio 28 Page 12 Marr Age Sex Birthplace Julia BARBER U 32 F Spalding, Lincoln, England Rel: Head Occ: Schoolmistress Kate TINSLEY U 30 F Holbeach, Lincoln, England Rel: Boarder Occ: Assistant Housekeeper Sarah Eleanor WILKINSON U 22 F Birkenhead, Cheshire, England Rel: Boarder Occ: Governess (Teacher) Bianka KUNTZE U 19 F Silesia Kartowitz, Austria Rel: Boarder Occ: Governess (Teacher) Fanny PATRICK U 17 F Long Sutton, Lincoln, England Rel: Boarder Occ: Scholar Jenny DUNHAM U 16 F Horncastle, Lincoln, England Rel: Boarder Occ: Scholar Amy LIEBICH U 15 F Brighton, Sussex, England Rel: Boarder Occ: Scholar Gertrude WAITE U 15 F Holbeach, Lincoln, England Rel: Boarder Occ: Scholar Ada MAYS U 15 F Bourn, Lincoln, England Rel: Boarder Occ: Scholar Nelly MAYS 14 F Bourn, Lincoln, England Rel: Boarder Occ: Scholar Edith MAYS 14 F Bourn, Lincoln, England Rel: Boarder Occ: Scholar Bessie WRIGHT 14 F Halstead, Essex, England Rel: Boarder Occ: Scholar Drusilla FRANKLIN 12 F Nottingham, Nottingham, England Rel: Boarder Occ: Scholar Alice BOWSER 12 F Frithville, Lincoln, England Rel: Boarder Occ: Scholar Florence PLOWMAN 11 F Moulton, Lincoln, England Rel: Boarder Occ: Scholar Selina HAYES U 20 F Louth, Lincoln, England Rel: Servt Occ: Domestic Servt Housemaid Susanna SPOONER U 16 F Walpole, Norfolk, England Rel: Servt Occ: Domestic Servt Kitchenmaid MIKE.

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 15 Aug 2004 16:02

1881 Census. . .The only other Ploughman’s which came up are these. It didn’t like the above spelling kept coming up with PLOWMAN. . . Dwelling: Moulton Chapel Census Place: Moulton, Lincoln, England Source: FHL Film 1341764 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 3205 Folio 80 Page 11 Marr Age Sex Birthplace George PLOWMAN M 53 M Moulton, Lincoln, England Rel: Head Occ: Miller Baker & Farmer Mary PLOWMAN M 48 F Moulton, Lincoln, England Rel: Wife George W. PLOWMAN U 18 M Moulton, Lincoln, England Rel: Son Occ: Miller (Artisan) Rose E. PLOWMAN U 14 F Moulton, Lincoln, England Rel: Daur Mary M. EARL U 36 F Moulton, Lincoln, England Rel: Serv Occ: General Serv Mary A. PHOENIX U 15 F Moulton, Lincoln, England Rel: Serv Occ: General Serv MIKE.

Maggie in Leics

Maggie in Leics Report 16 Aug 2004 10:39

Maud, COPELAND Don' know if they are related, but I do know there are living Copelands in Leicester - some of them in the Humberstone area. Check www(.)bt(.)com for addresses/phone no's. Maggie


Sidami Report 16 Aug 2004 15:38

There you are Ruth, I was searching for your thread.......... Here she is on 1881 4 Cottage Place Brook St St Margarets Leics. Isaac Bates 28 bn Leics bricklayers lab Sarah A aged 22 winder hos bn Leics Eliza A Bates dau aged 3 bn Leics. Hope these are the right ones. Sue Pleased to help you as you have done enough for me on 1891 census.

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 16 Aug 2004 19:43

Greeting’s Ruth. . . . . Sorry for the delay. Here you go. . . . 1861. Census. . . . . RG9/2288 Page 17. 12 Lead Street. (Off Belgrave Road.) Abraham Potter. Head.30. Widow. FWK. Born Sileby Leicestershire. William Potter. Son. 10. Mender. Born Sileby Leicestershire. John Potter. Son. 8. Scholar. Born Leicester. Mary J, Potter. Dau. 5. Scholar. Born Leicester. Eliza. E. Potter. Dau. 30. Unmarried. Seamstress. Born Leicester. Elizabeth Potter Waters. Dau. 3. Born Leicester. SARAH ANN POTTERS WATERS. Dau. 2. Born Leicester. The way it’s laid out. Looks like Eliza was looking after Abraham following his wife’s death. And Elizabeth (3) and Sarah(2) belong to Eliza. E Potter.. . . Sorry. And that’s why on Sarah’s marriage cert Named a John as father And John could have worked with Abraham has FWK’s. Hope this helps you. Off to see whats on the 1851. Census now. . . MIKE.

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 16 Aug 2004 20:44

Greeting's Again Ruth. . . 1851. Leicester City Census. . . ALEXANDER STREET. JOHN WATERS.HEAD.23.Married.SHOEMAKER. Born Little Port Cambridgeshire. ELIZA EMMA WATERS.WIFE.21.Married. Born Leicester. And in 1851. Census in Sileby there was. . Abraham Potter. 20. Ruth Potter. 21. William potter. 11. MIKE.


Sidami Report 16 Aug 2004 21:10

Greetings Mike, I seem to think that you gave me details for this one but I can't seem to find it can I have them again pleaseeeeeeee William Page bn Willoughby Leics 1818 for 1851 and 61 many thanks once again. Sue

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 16 Aug 2004 21:57

Greeting's Again Ruth. . . . 1841. Census. . . Sorry NO sign of them in Alexander St. But I'll keep my eyes peeled for them. BURIAL’S IN SILEBY.. . ELIZA POTTER. Daughter of Abraham FWK. 28th. March. 1845. Infant. ************ MARY POTTER. Wife of Abraham. FWK. 15th.March. 1845. Aged 35. ********** Looks like Mary died during Childbirth. MIKE.

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 16 Aug 2004 23:06

Eh up M’ Duck. . . . . 1851. Census. Index Only. . . William Page.Head.30. Sophia.Wife.30. William.Son.10. Louisa. Dau. 7. John. Son.3. Thomas.Son.10 Months. * * * * * * * * * * * 1861. Census. RG9/ 2248.Page 17. Cosby Lane. William Page.Head.43. Carrier. Sophia.Wife.44.Seamstress. William.Son.19. Ag. Lab. Louisa. Dau. 16.House maid. John. Son. NO SIGN OF HIM. Thomas.Son.12.Scholar. George.Son.6.Scholar. Frederick.Son.4.Scholar. Mary Elizabeth.Dau.1. All Born in Willoughby Waterless. * * * * * * * * * * * * Burial’s in Willoughby Waterless. . . . William Page. Head. 10th.Nov.1880. Aged 63. George Page. Son. 8th. Dec.1889. Aged 35. NO Burials found for John……….. MIKE.

Maggie in Leics

Maggie in Leics Report 16 Aug 2004 23:30

Mike, New website launched!! www(.)charnwood(.)org C U there!!

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 16 Aug 2004 23:43

Greeting's Again Sue. . . And to complete the Picture. . . MARRIAGE. . . . WILLIAM PAGE. SOPHIA THOMPSON. By Banns. Oct Qrt. 1837. Lutterworth. Cert No. 15. 1205. Maggie. . . . Thanks for that one I'll go and have a look latter. MIKE. . . ( Blows out the Candle )


Sidami Report 17 Aug 2004 11:27

Morning Mike, Thanks for that, where did you find the marriage? Sue..................

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 17 Aug 2004 12:47

Sue. . . . I've the City & County Marriages 1801 ~ 1837. Plus City Marriages 1754 ~ 1800. And St Margaret's 1837 ~1897. Ruth. . . . I'm at " Trinity Methodist Church Centre " Hallam Crescent East. Most Friday Nights running my Scout Group. So if your ever in the district then do pop in. . . MIKE.


Nicola Report 17 Aug 2004 16:25

Hello All# Harrold /post 1901 Leicester St Margarets Hallett /post 1901 Leicester St Margarets and Littler Long Clawson especially Samuel 1830c ( mostly vets it would seem) thanks nikki

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 17 Aug 2004 21:09

Greeting’s Nicola. . . . . No Samuel b c.1830. . . I’ll give you all the details I have on the Litter’s for Long Clawson. first. Then I’ll give you my thoughts at the end ? 1841. Census. ( CLAXTON as it was called then. . ) Scans from Original Census. HO107 / 587 / 12 /Page 15. East Side of Village. Samuel Littler. Head.40.Butcher. Born outside of County. Sarah. Wife.25. Robert.Son.15. Tom.Son.8. Arther.Son.6. Jane.Dau.5. Ann.Dau.4. Ruth.Dau.1. William.Son.5 months. Frances Rushland. M/in Law.55. Esther Stocks. Comp. 15. * * * * * * * * * * 1851. Index Only Census. . . Claxton/Long Clawson. 419 ~ 443. Samuel Litter.54. Sarah.37. Robert ( see below) Jane. 15. Ruth.11. William.10. Arthur No1. NOT FOUND. Ann NOT FOUND. Tom No.1. NOT FOUND. Joseph.8. Arthur No.2.Aged3. Tom No. 2.Aged1. Frances Rushland.M/I/Law. 66. * * * * * * * * * * Robert Litter. Head. 28. Elizabeth Wife.28. Samuel. 1. * * * * * * * * * William Litter.61. Ann. Wife.(Nee Walton.) 68. Married Goaby Marwood. * * * * * * * * * 1861. Scans from Original Census. . . RG9/2302.54/page 4. Main Street Long Clawson. Samuel Litter.Heaad.64.Proprietor of houses. Born Whitegates – cum - Over. Chester. Sarah Wife.47. Ruth.Dau.21.Dress Maker. Joseph.Son.18. Carpenter. Mary.Dau.14. Arthur.Son.13.Scholar. Tom.Son.11.Scholar. Frances.Dau.8.Scholar. Frances Rushland.M’I/Law.77. All except Samuel born at Long Clawson. * * * * * * * * * * * * Index only. 2302 /50. Robert Litter. Head.38. Elizabeth.Wife.38. Justus.Son.9. Titus.Son.6. Elizabeth.Dau.2. NO SIGN of Samuel. * * * * * * * * * Early Marriages found. . . SAMUEL LITTER. ELIZABETH RUSHLAND. 1822. By Banns. Looks like Samuel’s 1st Marriage. Long Clawson / Claxton BURIALS Found.. . . . LITTER. Elizabeth.9th.May.1832. (Wife of Samuel.) Aged 27. Elizabeth.19th.Jan.1832.Infant. (Daughter of Samuel & Elizabeth.) Elizabeth. (Wife of Robert) 28th.May.1863. Aged 40. Ruth. 9th.June.1861. Aged 22. Arthur. 30th. August. 1845.Aged 11. Thomas.23rd.July.1845. Aged 12. Barry Rushland. Wife of Frances. 29th.March.1832. Aged 84. Frances Rushland. 13th.October.1865. Aged 81. Barry Rushland. (Son of Barry & Frances) 1st.March.1826. Aged 3. * * * * * * * * Hope the above was of help to you. So it looks like Samuel was married twice? But didn’t find a death for the Samuel born in 1851. But he didn’t appear on any other after so he must have died or Went to live with someone else in the Family. I’m afraid it’s looking through Parish Records if you want go back further to see if there was a Samuel born c1830. Could you give me any Christian names for your Harrold’s & Hallet’s In Leicester and what years do you want in particular ? Otherwise it’s a trawl through 30,000 names for each year. . . MIKE. Greeting’s. . .Geraldine. I’ll see what marriages there is and I’ll get back to you. MIKE.


Beverly Report 17 Aug 2004 21:45

Hi all I am looking for info on samuel stretton born about 1815 married to a Sarah Robinson. Ive got that far back and know is Father was also Samuel and his mother Lucy Woodhouse but i dont know whether Samuel or Lucy had any other offspring. Also any info on lucy's or sarah's parents would be appreciated beverly

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 18 Aug 2004 02:39

Greeting's Again Geraldine. . . . This is an educated guess here. . . . I've found a Burial in Thrussington for ANN BAXTER. 26th.Jan.1862. Aged 41. Now looking on the 1881. Census. and taking the date of birth for Clement Baxter aged 11 has a guide That makes it 1870 ish. So there would have been a gap of eight years. Which could be about right. BINGO ! ! ! . . .1861.Scans of the Original Census. . . RG9/2279. Page 130. 10 doors down from “ The Star Inn “ Francis Baxter. Head.37. Veterinarian Surgeon. Born Greetham Rutland. ANN. Wife.40. Born Newborough, Northamptonshire. * NB John. Son. 10. Scholar. Born Glooston Leicestershire. Frederick. W. Son. 8.Scholar. Born Slawston. Leicestershire. Arthur. Son. 5. Scholar. Born Thrussington. Leicestershire. NB * it reads “ Newbury Northampton ” on the Census But Newbury is in Oxfordshire. I think it’s “ Newborough ” near Peterborough. Which was in Northampton then. So the marriage certificate for the marriage of:- FRANCIS BAXTER. ~ ANN WILSON. Dec. Qrt. 1848. Peterborough. XXVl . 534. Both Names & numbers check out on the 1837 site. Although on the free BMB site it says. " That transcriber was not able to read it." I’ve also found out that Francis Married Anna Warner. Dec Qrt. 1866. Leicester. 7a.515. Again I think a hic up with transcriber. Anna = Hannah Or " another fine mess Mum has got you in. " lol :0))) Hope this is of help to you. Now you go careful with your Mother. “ She’s a Leicester Gal. . . M’ Duck “ . . lol :0))) BEVERLY. . . . Thank you for allowing us to use your thread. . . I'll have a look into your enquiries and get back to you. Re Samuel & Lucy,etc. . . . RUTH. . . LOL..:0)) My Daughter moves on Friday :0))) and I'll have a look at the others latter today. “ Time to blow out the candle now.” . . . MIKE.


Beverly Report 18 Aug 2004 11:00

hi Mike Theres no need to thank me anybody can put up a thread. Its people like you we ought to thank for helping us all out Beverly

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC)

Mike. The Leicester Lad.(GC) Report 18 Aug 2004 13:07

Greeting’s Again Beverly. . . . I’ve the two Marriages up to now. Now need to trawl through Census returns To see what else I can find ? . . But due to the early dates. It looks like it could be a visit To the Records Office at Wigston to see Parish Records. Those Wit's Names could be the Brother & Sister of Samuel ? ? And you have the next generations back on both sides. . . . MIKE. SAMUEL STREETON Married LUCY WOODHOUSE. 1807. by Banns. At St Mary De’ Castro. * * * * * * * * Entry No.489, NOV 5, 1840, after Banns At St. Margaret's Church. SAMUEL STRETTON, full age, bach. FWK, of METCALF St, s. of SAMUEL STRETTON, FWK SARAH ROBINSON, full age, sp. FWK, of METCALF St, d. of THOS. ROBINSON, WOOL COMBER Wits: THOS. STRETTON, CATHERINE STRETTON