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1891 census lookup

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Lynnedee Report 20 Apr 2021 21:07

I have the 1901 Census showing Catherine Steadman aged 45 with her children Albert 27, Elizabeth 19 and Joe 15, I cant find her on 1891 census, I've looked for the name Kate, Cate, Catherine and Katherine and also the various forms of Steadman . Could someone please check the 1891 census for this family for me please? . I cant find any information on Catherines' husband either. Any help would be appreciated, Thank you.


ErikaH Report 20 Apr 2021 21:09

Please C&P 1901 for full info

You should be able to identify her husband by looking for their marriage.


ErikaH Report 20 Apr 2021 21:13

The woman’s surname in 1891 was HATCHER

Easily found by searching for Albert. ;-) ;-)


Lynnedee Report 20 Apr 2021 21:23

oh ok thanks very much


ArgyllGran Report 20 Apr 2021 21:43

Marriages Jun 1889 (>99%)
Hatcher Thomas King's N. 6c 647
Steadman Kate King's N. 6c 647


Lynnedee Report 20 Apr 2021 22:00

Thank you, On the 1891 I found Albert Steadman and siblings listed as step-children to Kate Hatcher and family but on 1901 census Albert was shown with siblings and his mother Catherine Steadman (not Hatcher) which confused me but I am going to check census again to make sure they arent 2 different families. I'll try and check the 1881 census too.


ArgyllGran Report 20 Apr 2021 22:18

In 1891, the Steadman children are the stepchildren of the head of the family - Thomas - therefore they are Kate's children from a previous marriage.
Leah and Edith Hatcher are Thomas's children from his previous marriage to Sophia Bolus.

GRO Reference: 1874 S Quarter in BIRMINGHAM Volume 06D Page 38

GRO Reference: 1879 M Quarter in BIRMINGHAM Volume 06D Page 26


ArgyllGran Report 20 Apr 2021 22:26

By 1901, Catherine/Kate has reverted to her name of Steadman, apparently having parted from Thomas Hatcher, even though she's listed as married.

Thomas is living alone, calling himself a widower.

Thomas Hatcher
in the 1901 England Census
Name: Thomas Hatcher
Age: 58
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1843
Relation to Head: Head
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Birmingham
Civil Parish: Birmingham
Ecclesiastical parish: Summerfield Christchurch
County/Island: Warwickshire
Country: England
Street Address: 70 Wiggin Street
Registration District: Birmingham
Sub-registration District: Lady Wood
ED, institution, or vessel: 21
Piece: 2826
Folio: 163
Page Number: 35
Household Schedule Number: 239
Household Members:
Name Age
Thomas Hatcher 58


ArgyllGran Report 20 Apr 2021 22:30

Looks like Catherine was sometimes known as Caroline, and sometimes as Kate:

Catherine Poolton
in the England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index, 1837-1915
Name: Catherine Poolton
Registration Year: 1853
Registration Quarter: Jan-Feb-Mar
Registration District: Birmingham
Inferred County: Warwickshire
Volume: 6d
Page: 186

Caroline Poulton
in the England, Select Marriages, 1538–1973
Name: Caroline Poulton
Gender: Female
Marital Status: Single
Age: 19
Birth Date: 1853
Marriage Date: 22 Apr 1872
Marriage Place: All Saints, Burmingham, Warwick, England
Father: Thomas Poulton
Spouse: Albert Steadman
FHL Film Number: 1520009
Reference ID: 87, p 44, it 2

Kate Poulton
in the 1871 England Census
Name: Kate Poulton
Age: 18
Estimated Birth Year: 1853
Relation: Daughter
Gender: Female
Where born: Birmingham Warwickshire England
Civil parish: Birmingham
Ecclesiastical parish: St Mark
Town: Birmingham
County/Island: Warwickshire
Country: England
Registration district: Birmingham
Sub-registration district: Lady Wood
ED, institution, or vessel: 26
Household schedule number: 238
Piece: 3093
Folio: 139
Page number: 47
Household Members Age Relationship
Thomas Poulton 40 Head
Elizabeth Poulton 44 Wife
George Poulton 21 Son
Sarah Ann Poulton 19 Daughter
Kate Poulton 18 Daughter
Thomas Poulton 15 Son
Richard Poulton 14 Son
Elizabeth Poulton 11 Daughter
Joseph Prestley 3 Grandson


ArgyllGran Report 20 Apr 2021 22:42

1881 - the family are mistranscribed as Stevenson on Ancestry:

Albert Stevenson [ Steadman on image ]
in the 1881 England Census
Name: Albert Stevenson
Age: 6
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1875
Relationship to Head: Son
Father: Albert Stevenson
Mother: Kate Stevenson
Gender: Male
Where born: Birmingham
Civil Parish: Birmingham
County/Island: Warwickshire
Country: England
Street Address: 43 Stour St
Employment status:
View image
Occupation: Scholar
Registration District: Birmingham
Sub registration district: Lady Wood
ED, institution, or vessel: 33
Piece: 2970
Folio: 15
Page Number: 23
Household Members:
Name Age
Albert Stevenson 37
Kate Stevenson 27
Albert Stevenson 6
John Stevenson 3
Matilda Glover 70 - visitor

Deaths Mar 1888 (>99%)
STEADMAN Albert 42 Birmingham 6d 5


Lynnedee Report 21 Apr 2021 12:29

Thank you ArgyllGran, I saw the name of Caroline Poulton and did wonder if it was Catherine, didnt connect the Stevenson surname to Steadman so thank you so much for your help