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Flip Report 26 Oct 2013 11:24

I think this is them in 1901, Matthew is a joiner:

Mathew Wilson
Age: 26
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1875
Relation: Son
Mother's Name: Hannah Wilson
Gender: Male
Where born: Hole Row Fann, Northamptonshire, England

Civil Parish: Benfieldside
Ecclesiastical parish: Benfieldside St Cuthbert
County/Island: Durham
Country: England

Street Address:


Condition as to marriage:


Employment status: View Image

Registration District: Lanchester
Sub-registration District: Consett
ED, institution, or vessel: 5
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Schedule Number: 77
Piece: 4668
Folio: 13
Page Number: 16
Household Members: Name Age
Hannah Wilson 67 (head)
Elizabeth Wilson 36 (daughter)
Mathew Wilson 26
Charles Wilson 1 (grandson)

But it looks on the imate that Mathew is down as married.


Elizabeth Report 26 Oct 2013 11:47

Thanks so much Flip. It's marvellous all the info you and Reggie are coming up with! :-)


Flip Report 26 Oct 2013 11:52

The 1911 census states (although crossed off) Hannah had been married 48 years, 5 children but 1 had died prior to 1911. Think the dead one is Elizabeth - as she is with her other daughter in 1911, Matthew & Henry are in Preston, and Thomas B is in Durham.

Wonder if Charles is Matthew's son, or he could have been Elizabeth's:

Hannah Wilson
Age in 1911: 77
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1834
Relation to Head: Mother-in-law
Gender: Female
Birth Place: Aydon, Northumberland, England
Civil Parish: Benfieldside
County/Island: Durham
Country: England
Street Address: 27 Front Street Shotley Bridge Co Durham
Marital Status: Widowed
Registration District: Lanchester
Registration District Number: 550
Sub-registration District: Consett
ED, institution, or vessel: 5
Piece: 29882
Household Members: Name Age
Thomas H Surtees 43
Mary Ann Surtees 40
Minnie Surtees 7
Charles Wilson 11 << nephew
Hannah Wilson 77
Elenor Jane Wardle 22
William Dixon 37


Flip Report 26 Oct 2013 12:07

From freebmd it looks like there were 2 more children born to Wilson/Throup in 1915 & 1916 - the latter in West Ham - Herbert M B Wilson which I doubted. However, he married in Preston and died in Preston, so wonder why they were in West Ham in 1916?


Flip Report 26 Oct 2013 12:59

Do you have any idea when or where Matthew & Margaret died?


Elizabeth Report 26 Oct 2013 16:10

Yes they did go to west ham for a while. I think Enid and Herbert were born there.


Elizabeth Report 26 Oct 2013 16:13

We don't know at the moment when Matthew and Margaret died. We hardly knew anything about johns family before this. I can remember auntie Janey (Jane Throup Wilson) telling me about them all moving to London when she was a young girl and that the most important thing they had to take with them wad the sewing machine.