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William Pearson b 1838

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Reggie Report 7 Dec 2012 10:41


ChristinaS Report 10 Dec 2011 11:14

This same family are still living in Shoreditch on the 1841 census. This time the name is spelt Pearson.


ChristinaS Report 10 Dec 2011 11:05

Barry, I think your William Pearson is on the 1851 census under the spelling Pierson. Living in Shoreditch.

This one was born in Shoreditch. His father is William Pierson, a basket maker from Manchester.

As MaureeninNY above says, the father of the William Pearson who married Maria Castleman was also William Pearson.


patchem Report 9 Dec 2011 17:42

To get his Father's name you need the correct marriage certificate.
If William, 1863, is your great grandfather, what are his parents' names from his birth certificate?


mgnv Report 9 Dec 2011 12:42

Barry - Don't assume a registration district contains just one parish - even some modern RDs, like Lancashire and Gloucestershire contain 2 or more.


Barry Report 9 Dec 2011 11:28

Thanka all. "astra" 1871 seems correct as William 1863 was my great grandfather. But still don't know parents of William 1838 as 1881 says he was born at St Lukes not St George the Martyr.


mgnv Report 9 Dec 2011 00:12

I don't know why Ancestry couldn't figure out folio=25. FMP had no bother:

Piece Folio Page Registration District
HO107/1085 8/25 1 PEARSON, William St George the Martyr Southwark


patchem Report 8 Dec 2011 19:10

This William is actually in a household with William Pearson, 30, Morocco leather draper or dresser, Isabella, 30, Eliza, 8, Jane, 6, and Mary Ann, 4.
William, Isabella and Eliza were born locally, the 3 youngest were not.
1841 England Census
William Pearson
Age: 3 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1838
Gender: Male Civil parish: St George The Martyr
Hundred: Southwark County/Island: Surrey
Registration district: St George the Martyr Southwark
Sub-registration district: Kent Road
Piece: 1085 Book: 8 Page Number: 1

William Pearson 3

Source Citation: Class: HO107; Piece 1085; Book: 8; Civil Parish: St George The Martyr; County: Surrey; Enumeration District: 18; Folio: ; Page: 1; Line: 11; GSU roll: 474668.

Chris in Sussex

Chris in Sussex Report 8 Dec 2011 16:21

Chingford marriages for 1859 are not available online at Essex Ancestors.



MaureeninNY Report 8 Dec 2011 16:03

England & Wales Marriages, 1538-1940 about Maria Castleman
Name: Maria Castleman
Gender: Female
Father's Name: William Castleman
Spouse's Name: William Pearson
Spouse's Father's Name: William Pearson
Marriage Date: 19 Sep 1859
Marriage Place: Chingford, Essex, England



MaureeninNY Report 8 Dec 2011 16:01

Marriages Sep 1859
Castleman Maria Epping 4a 55
Pearson William Epping 4a 55

1861 England Census about William Pearson
Name: William Pearson
Age: 23
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1838
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Maria Pearson
Father's Name: William Castleman
Gender: Male
Where born: Smithfield, Middlesex, England
Civil parish: Lewisham
Ecclesiastical parish: Forest Hill Christchurch
County/Island: Kent
Country: England
Registration district: Lewisham
Sub-registration district: Sydenham
ED, institution, or vessel: 11
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 227
Piece: 417
Folio: 95
Page Number: 40
Household Members:
Name Age
William Pearson 23
Maria Pearson 22
Annie Pearson 8 * months
Annie Jones 2 niece
Emma Jones 8 MO niece
William Castleman 55 says father but likely in-law?
Source Citation: Class: RG9; Piece: 417; Folio: 95; Page: 40



Astra Report 8 Dec 2011 15:50

William born St. Lukes.

PEARSON, William Head M 33 1838 Middlesex VIEW
PEARSON, Maria Wife F 33 1838 Middlesex VIEW
PEARSON, Annie Daughter F 10 1861 Surrey VIEW
PEARSON, William Son M 8 1863 Middlesex VIEW
PEARSON, Arthur Son M 6 1865 Middlesex VIEW
PEARSON, Walter Son M 3 1868 Middlesex VIEW
PEARSON, Louisa Daughter F 2 1869 Middlesex VIEW

Civil Parish:
St Leonard Shoreditch Municipal Borough:
Hertford Street, St Leonard Shoreditch County:
London, Middlesex



Ken2 Report 8 Dec 2011 15:42

Have you got the marriage cert for William & Maria 1857? That will give you his father's name.
Have you found the unmarried William on the 41 or 51 census?


MargaretM Report 8 Dec 2011 15:40

I think Maria Sargent married the other bloke:

Marriages Jun 1857 (>99%)

Culley Benjamin Islington 1b 308
Pearson William Islington 1b 308
Sargent Maria Islington 1b 308

London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921
about Maria Sargent Name: Maria Sargent
Spouse Name: Benjamin Culley
Spouse Age: Full Age
Record Type: Marriage
Event Date: 6 May 1857
Parish: Islington St Mary
Borough: Islington
Father Name: William Sargent
Spouse Father Name: John Culley
Register Type: Parish Register


Barry Report 8 Dec 2011 15:21

I have been trying for years to trace the parents of William Pearson b1838 at St Lukes (Islington or Shoreditch?). He married a Maria Sargent in 1857.
Any help would be really appreciated.