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William Carrington Born 1815

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Scott Report 21 Aug 2019 14:29

Could anybody help me find his parents I think his son name was John Carrington born 1860 thank you


greyghost Report 21 Aug 2019 14:46

If born in England / Wales there are 9 Williams born 1815 +/- 2 years on the 1861 census for instance and 10 Johns in 1861 b 1860 +/- 1 year.

It would help if you could give more details initially.

Is this your family - the only one I see in 1861 with a William born c 1815 and a John born c1860 (but then you say you "think" William's son was John)

What are your known facts?

1861 England, Wales & Scotland Census
Broad Road, Newton, Sudbury, Suffolk, England

First name(s) Last name Relationship Marital status Sex Age Birth year Occupation Birth place
William Carrington Head Married Male 45 1816 Agricultural Labourer Newton, Suffolk, England
Eliza Carrington Wife Married Female 43 1818 Agricultural Labourers Wife Boxford, Suffolk, England
Henry Carrington Son Unmarried Male 15 1846 Agricultural Labourer Newton, Suffolk, England
Eliza Carrington Daughter - Female 13 1848 Scholar Newton, Suffolk, England
William Carrington Son - Male 12 1849 Scholar Newton, Suffolk, England
Sarah Carrington Daughter - Female 9 1852 Scholar Newton, Suffolk, England
Abraham Carrington Son - Male 7 1854 Scholar Newton, Suffolk, England
Ann Carrington Daughter - Female 3 1858 Scholar Newton, Suffolk, England
Robert Carrington Son - Male 2 1859 - Newton, Suffolk, England
John Carrington Son - Male 1 1860 - Newton, Suffolk, England


greyghost Report 21 Aug 2019 14:53

IF that is your family then John's birth registrations shows mmn as Densy and Abrahams as Densey

Name: Mother's Maiden Surname:
GRO Reference: 1859 D Quarter in SUDBURY Volume 04A Page 387

GRO Reference: 1854 M Quarter in SUDBURY Volume 04A Page 378

Probably this marriage with yet another spelling if Dansie

Surname First name(s) District Vol Page
Marriages Mar 1842 (>99%)
CARRINGTON William Cosford 12 417
DANSIE Eliza Cosford 12 417
ROBINSON James Cosford 12 417
WASS Mary Anne Cosford 12 417

Cosford RD covers Boxford where Eliza is said to be born


greyghost Report 21 Aug 2019 14:59

Henry and Ann's mmn shows as Densey and Sarah is a Densy

but Eliza is a Danzy, Wm a Densie and Robert a Dansey by the looks of it.

Name: Mother's Maiden Surname:
GRO Reference: 1847 J Quarter in SUDBURY Volume 12 Page 475

GRO Reference: 1848 D Quarter in SUDBURY Volume 12 Page 424

GRO Reference: 1858 J Quarter in SUDBURY Volume 04A Page 390


Maddie Report 21 Aug 2019 16:08

Stone Street, Boxford, Cosford, Suffolk, England
Thomas Dansie Male 55 1786 Suffolk, England
Elizabeth Dansie Female 55 1786 Suffolk, England
Martha Dansie Female 20 1821 Suffolk, England
Susan Dansie Female 13 1828 Suffolk, England
Amelia Dansie Female 11 1830 Suffolk, England
Eliza Dansie Female 20 1821 Suffolk, England
William Carrington Male 25 1816 Suffolk, England

William Carrington
Residence Place:
Christening Date:
17 Sep 1815
Christening Date (Original):
17 Sep 1815
Christening Place:
Newton, Suffolk, England
Father's Name:
Abraham Carrington
Mother's Name:

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 21 Aug 2019 18:32

(looking at John Carrington on above 'Thread', would say William found above here is correct)

Chris :)

Edits (1890 Marriage John Carrington, Bertha Sarah Kite, age 30, occ. R.M.L.I., Father, William Carrington occ. Labourer)

24 February 1890 - Portsmouth Evening News - Portsmouth, Hampshire

Good Conduct Medal
John Carrington, private, No. 3,699, Portsmouth Division R.M.L.I., of the Royal yacht Victoria and Albert.

(gives Date of Birth, 28th Oct. 1860. Place of Birth, Sudbury, Suffolk. Trade, Labourer)


Scott Report 21 Aug 2019 21:03

thank you for your help I got john married to Sarah Kite but I got Abraham married to Lewen Gant now I am confused

Chris Ho :)

Chris Ho :) Report 21 Aug 2019 21:10

You need the Marriage Cert. 1842, posted earlier...

Chris :)

(Mother Ann, on Baptism of William, instead of below spelling perhaps)

Suffolk Marriage Index (Find My Past)
First Name Luann
Last name Gant
Marriage year 1814
Marriage date 25 Nov 1814
Marriage place Groton
Spouse's first name(s) Abraham
Spouse's last name Cannington
Groom's parish Newton
County Suffolk

(her Baptism, 1793, Groton, Suffolk, spelling as Lewen)

National Burial Index For England & Wales
First name(s) Abraham
Last name Kerrington
Age 29
Birth year 1790
Death year 1819
Burial year 1819
Burial date 12 Mar 1819
Church All Saints
Denomination Anglican
Place Newton

Suffolk Marriage Index
First name(s) Ann
Last name Charrington
Marriage year 1819
Marriage date 11 Oct 1819
Marriage place Newton
Spouse's first name(s) Samuel
Spouse's last name Woods
Bride's marital status Widow
County Suffolk

(Suffolk Record Office would have Registers to check)


Scott Report 21 Aug 2019 22:40

Thank you very much for that Chris I can make more sense of it now you are good at it