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Bottesford Census 1851

Transcribed by enumerator on 30 March 1851

Rel.
Con.
Mar
U
ms
Wid
emp
Appce
Servt
Serv
(sic)
Elizth
H

Relationship to Head of Household
Condition as to Marriage
Married
Unmarried
months
Widow/er
employing
Apprentice
Servant
Servant
As it was written
Multi-occupancy building end of household underlined
Head

Daur
Gd Dau
Genl
Ag Lab
Journeyman
Visit
Leics
Notts
Derbs
Lincs
7A
Lodg
Son i L
Neph
Bro i L
A20

Daughter
Grand Daughter
General
Agricultural Labourer
Skilled worker paid by the day
Visitor
Leicestershire
Nottinghamshire
Derbyshire
Lincolnshire
7 Acres
Lodger
Son in Law
Nephew
Brother in Law
Above 20

Whilst every effort has been made to make an accurate copy, of these census returns they must never the less be treated as a secondary source.

  Address

Name

Rel.

Con.

Age

Occupation

Where Born

High Street

John Bruffet
John M Bruffet

Head
Son

Mar
U

52
15

Grocer Master

Allington, Lincs
St Martins, Leics

William Jackson
Elizth Lane
Emily Lane Daur
Wm Bradley

Head
Servt

Appce

U
Wid

U

34
36
5
16

Butcher Master
Housekeeper
Scholar Illegte
Butchers Appce

Flintham, Notts
Stoke, Lincs
Bottesford, Leics
Elton, Notts

Richards Court

Thomas Hardy
Mary Hardy
George Hardy

Head
Wife
Son

Mar
Mar
~

54
46
3

Shepherd
~
~

Bottesford, Leics
Mallham, Leics
Bottesford, Leics

Richards Court

Frederic Millington
Elizth Millington
Caroline Millington
Mary Ann Millington

Head
Wife
Daur
Daur

Mar
Mar

28
27
2
6ms

Ag Labourer
~
~
~

Bottesford, Leics
Gonesby, Lincs
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics

Richards Court

Thomas Rawdon
Elizth Rawdon
Sarah Rawdon
Mary Rawdon
Thomas Rawdon
Hannah Rawdon

Head
Wife
Daur
Daur
Son
Daur

Mar
Mar
~
~
~
~

28
28
7
5
4
1

Ag Lab
Lace Runner

Scholar

Farndon, Notts
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics

Richards Court

John Hardy
Ann Hardy
Joseph Hardy
William Hardy
Mary Hand

Head
Wife
Son
Son
Visit

Mar
Mar
~
~
U

28
28
5
2
21

Ag Labourer



Ag Lab Daughter

Harby, Leics
Barkstone, Leics
Barkstone, Leics
Bottesford, Leics
Barkstone, Leics

Richards Court

William Whitehead
Sarah Whitehead
John Whitehead
Sarah Whitehead

Head
Wife
Son
Daur

Mar
Mar
U
U

47
51
22
17

Ag Lab

Ag Lab

Bottesford, Leics
Woolsthorpe, Lincs
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics

Richards Court

Isaac Smith
Mary Smith
Wm Smith
Ann Smith
Benjm Smith
Rebecca Smith

Head
Wife
Son
Daur
Son
Daur

Mar
Mar
U
U
~
~

50
51
17
14
11
9

Ag Lab
Ag Lab wife
Ag Labourer Servt
Lace Runner
Plough Boy
~

Granby, Notts
Granby, Notts
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics

Two Houses

Uninhabited

High Street

Thomas Marriott
Elizth Marriott
R. John Marriott

Head
Wife
Son

Mar
Mar
~

30
35
4

Farmer 30 Acres emp 1 boy
Shopkeeper
~

Granby, Notts
Farndon, Notts
Bottesford, Leics

High Street

Robert Parnham
Harriet Parnham
John Parnham
Mark

Head
Wife
Son
Son

Mar
Mar
~
~

28
26
2
8ms

Ag Lab
~
~
~

Cropwel, Notts
Tollerton, Notts
Cropwel, Notts
Bottesford, Leics

High Street

Elizth Parnham

Head

Wid

59

Lace Runner

Sedgebrook, Lincs

High Street

Richard Cooper
Kezia Cooper
Joseph Cooper
Enoch Cooper
Ann Cooper

Head
Wife
Son
Son
Daur

Mar
Mar
~
~
~

52
52
11
9
7

Ag Lab

~
~
~

Stoke on Trent Not
Digby, Lincs
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics

High Street

William Coy
Jane Coy
Maria Coy
Sarah Coy

Head
Wife
Daur
Daur

Mar
Mar
~
~

50
48
11
5

Ag Lab
~
~
~

Harby, Leics
Lenton, Notts
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics

High Street

John Haw
Ann Haw

Head
Wife

Mar
Mar

57
64

Ag Lab
~

Deeping, Lincs
Deeping, Lincs

High Street

Thomas Key
Sarah Key
Jane Key
Danl Key

Head
Wife
Daur
Son

Mar
Mar
~
~

40
40
16
9ms

Ag Lab
~
~
~

Easthorpe, Leics
Sedgebrook, Lincs
Sedgebrook, Lincs
Bottesford, Leics

High Street

Joseph Dent
Jane Dent
John Rudkin Wifes

Head
Wife
Brother

Mar
Mar
U

44
50
43

Ag Lab
Charwoman
Chelsea Pensioner

Bottesford, Leics
Stainby, Lincs
Stainby, Lincs

High Street

Jno Hickson
Elizth Hickson
Mary E Hickson

Head
Wife
Daur

Mar
Mar
U

35
38
15

Ag Lab
Lace Runner
Lace Runner

Barkstone, Leics
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics

High Street

William Reynolds
Jane Reynolds
Rhoda Lucy Reynolds

Head
Wife
Daur

Mar
Mar
~

30
25
3

Journeyman Joiner
~
~

Barrowby, Lincs
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics

High Street

Robert Edwards
Elizth Edwards
Ann Edwards
Robert Edwards
William Edwards

Head
Wife
Daur
Son
Son

Mar
Mar
U
~
~

38
33
15
13
6

Tailor (Master)
~
Scholar
Tailor Appce
Scholar

Bennington, Lincs
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics

High Street

John Winn
Ann Winn
Mary Winn
Henry B Winn

Head
Wife
Daur
Son

Mar
Mar

26
25
3
1

Bricklayer, Journeyman
#
Scholar

Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics

High Street

Ann Shaw
Mary Wood

Head
Servt

U
U

66
16

Annuitant
Gen Servant

Colerton, Leics
Oxton, Notts

High Street

Thomas Oliver
Rebecca Oliver
Julia Oliver

Head
Wife
Daur

Mar
Mar

75
53
8

Retired Farmer

Scholar

Muston, Leics
Stapleford, Lincs
Bottesford, Leics

High Street

James Hallam
Sarah Hallam
Ann Hallam
Francis Hallam

Head
Wife
Daur
Son

Mar
Mar
U
U

50
52
19
16

A Groom
~
~
~

Bottesford, Leics
Calow, Derbs
Bottesford, Leics Bottesford, Leics

High Street

John Sullon
Mary Sullon
John Sullon
Jane Sullon
William Sullon

Head
Wife
Son
Daur
Son

Mar
Mar
U
U
U

61
56
27
19
17

Glover & Grocer
~
Glover

Bottesford, Leics
Belton, Lincs
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics

High Street

Frances Shaw

Ann Shaw
William Green
Mary Green
William Green
John Jackson

Head

Wife
Head
Wife
Son
Lodge

Mar

Mar
Mar
Mar

U

34

51
35
29
1
18

Master Shoemaker & Lodging House Keeper emp 7 men

Ag Lab vagrant
vagrant
vagrant
A Groom vagrant

Loughborough, Leics

Bottesford, Leics
Liverpool
Liverpool
Leicester
Nottingham

Two Houses

Uninhabited

High Street

William Wilbowin
Sophia W Wilbowin
S W Wilbowin
Hanh Wilbowin
Fra f Wilbowin

Head
Wife
Daur
Daur
Son

Mar
Mar
U
U
U

50
50
26
16
14

Schoolmaster
Schoolmistress

Scholar At Home
Scholar At Home

Syston, Lincs
Bingham, Notts
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics

Near the River

Richd Kettleborrows

Elizth Leatherland
Tho Slacke
Robert Breedon

Head

Servt
Servt
Servt

U

U
U
U

59

54
44
17

Farmer 116 acres emp 2 lab & 1 boy
Housekeeper
Waggoner
Plough Boy

Bottesford, Leics

Barnstone, Notts
Newark, Notts
Bottesford, Leics

High Street

Thomas Pickering
Catherine Pickering
Hannah Pickering
Thomas Pickering
Hannah Fleeman

Head
Wife
Daur
Son
Servt

Mar
Mar
U
U
U

62
64
34
29
22

Ironmonger

Assitant in the Shop
Ironmonger
General Servant

Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics
Flintham, Notts

High Street

Ann Huthwaite
Penelope Dennis

Head
Servt

U
U

32
11

Straw Bonnet Maker
General Servant

Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics

High Street

Ann Lenton
Mary Jane Lenton
Joseph Lenton

Wife
Daur
Son

Mar
~
~

29
3
1

Dress Maker
~ Scholar
~

Bottesford, Leics
Horncastle, Lincs
c

High Street

Edward Ayre

Head

Mar

48

Carrier

Belton, Leics

High Street

John Reynolds
Rhoda Reynolds
Thomas Reynolds
Mary A James
Joseph James
John Reynolds
Ann James

Head
Wife
Son
Daur
Son i L
Gd Son
Gd Dau

Mar Mar
U
Mar Mar
~
~

65
66
32
27
31
3
3ms

Publican
~
Wheelwright
Gen Servant
Farmers Son
~
~

Belton, Leics
Barrowby, Leics
Barrowby, Leics
Barrowby, Leics
Barrowby, Leics
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics

High Street

John Ayre
Elizth Ayre

Head
Wife

Mar Mar

80
76

Retired Blacksmith
~

Kirton, Lincs
Woolsthorpe, Lincs

High Street

George Knowles
Sarah Knowles
Ann Knowles
James Knowles
George Knowles
Sarah Ann Knowles
John Knowles
Henry Knowles

Head
Wife
Daur
Son
Gd Son
Gd Dau
Gd Son
Gd Son

Mar Mar
U
U
U
U
~
~

65
63
29
19
12
10
6
4

Ag Lab

Lace Runner
Ag Lab


Scholar

Stathern, Leics
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics
Spittlegate, Lincs
Spittlegate, Lincs
Spittlegate, Lincs
Spittlegate, Lincs

High Street

Amelia Sherwin
George Sherwin
John Sherwin
Richard Sherwin
Edward Sherwin
Francis Sherwin
Louisa Sherwin
Peter W Manus

Head
Son
Son
Son
Son
Son
Daur
Lodg

Wid
U
U
~
~
~
~
U

39
17
15
13
11
10
7
32

Saddler
Saddler Apprentice
Saddler Apprentice
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar
Hawker of Drapery Goods

Woolsthorpe, Lincs
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics
County Down Ire

High Street

Jonan Felix Singleton

Rebecca Singleton
John Fredc Singleton
Ebenezer Singleton
Mary Wright
Saml Needham

Head

Wife Son
Neph
Servt
Servt

Mar

Mar
~
U
U
U

60

37
2
29
26
20

Army (Half Pay) Gen Practioner


Gardener
General Servant
General Servant

Bottesford, Leics

Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics
Newark, Notts
Barkstone, Lincs
Claypole, Lincs

High Street

John Robinson

Head

Wid

59

Ag Lab

Carlton Secope (?) Lincs

High Street

Henry Bailey
Elizth Bailey
Thomas Bailey
Sarah Bailey

Head Wife
Son
Daur

Mar
Mar
~
~

39
29
6
3

Ag Lab
~
~
~

Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics

William Ravell
Ann Marriott

Head
Servt

U
U

53
35

Farmer 40 acres (1 out lab)
Housekeeper

Bottesford, Leics
Cropwell Bulter, Notts

Sarah Eleanor Nixon
Fanny Whaley

Head
Servt

Wid
U

47
19

Grocer & Draper
General Servant

Gt. Ponton, Lincs
Bitchfield, Lincs

High Street

Edwd Wilson
William Wilson
Mary Wilson
Richard Wilson
Jane Wilson
Edward Wilson
Mary Wilson

Head
Brother
Bro i L
Neph
Niece
Neph
Niece

U
Mar
Mar
U
U
U

40
43
41
20
12
15
9

Butter Dealer
Butter Dealer

Ag Servant
Scholar
Ag Servant
Scholar

Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics
Woolsthorpe, Lincs
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics

High Street

Mark Ragsdale
Mary Ragsdale
Lucy Wing
Ann Ogden
Richd Haynes

Head
Wife
Visitor
Servt
Servt

Mar
Mar
U
U
U

42
44
19
19
16

Publican

Farmers Daughter
General Servant
General Servant

Sutton, Notts
Croxton, Leics
Grantham, Lincs
Ponton, Lincs
Waltham, Leics

High Street

William Lane
Sarah Lane
Mary Catlin

Head
Wife
Servt

Mar
Mar
U

62
48
15

Proprietor of Houses
Proprietor of Houses
General Servant

Claypole, Lincs
Holbeach, Lincs
Aldkirk, (?) Lincs

High Street

Alice Kirk
William Kirk
John Kirk
Ann Padget

Wid
Son
Son
Visit

H
U
U
U

29
7
5
27

Pauper (Lace Runner)
Pauper (Lace Runner)
Pauper (Lace Runner)
Lace Runner

Elson, Notts
Bingham, Notts
Bingham, Notts
Elston, Notts

High Street

James Lewty

Head

U

30

Master Watch Maker Finisher

Nottingham

High Street

William Parnham
Mary Parnham
Alfred Parnham
John Parnham

Head
Wife
Son
Son

Mar
Mar

26
26
5
3ms

Ag Lab

Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics

High Street

Thomas Gilden
Ann Gilden
Wm Gilden
Mary A Gilden

Head
Wife
Son
Son (sic

Mar
Mar

31
26
5
2

Ag Lab

Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics

Near the Cross

William Challands
Ann Challands
Ann C Blatchley
Edwin Blatchley
Mary Hindson

Head Wife
Daur
Son i L
Servt

Mar
Mar
Mar
Mar
U

67
57
20
27
16

Carpenter emp 1 man

Station Master Railway

House Servant

Bottesford, Leics
Colsterworth, Lincs
Bottesford, Leics
Bath, Somerset
Foston, Lincs

Near the Cross

Ann Miller
Francis Miller

Head
Son

Wid
U

48
23

Plumber & Glazier
Plumber & Glazier

Croxton, Leics
Bottesford, Leics

Near the Cross

John Clifton

Francis Duffin

Head

Servt

U

U

A20

A20

Clergyman without cure of souls
Housekeeper

refuses

Near the Cross

James Riley
Mary Riley
Ann Scrimshaw

Head
Wife
Servt

Mar
Mar
U

49
52
16

Butcher (Master)
Shopkeeper
General Servant

Bottesford, Leics
Gonerby, Lincs
Bottesford, Leics

High Street

Frances Vincent

Ann Vincent
June Lord
Jane Spur
Wm Hawkins
John Pyton

Head

Sister
Servt
Servt
Servt
Servt

U

U
U
U
U
U

35

40
22
18
18
19

Farmer 350 Acre emp 6 lab & 2 indoor servt
Housekeeper
House Servant
G Milk Maid
Ag Servant
Ag Servant

Bottesford, Leics

Bottesford, Leics
Muston, Leics
Bottesford, Leics
Inglsby, Lincs
Shillington, Lincs

High Street

Hezekh Ponckinson
Sarah Parnham
William Parnham

Head
Niece
Neph

Wid
U
U

55
24
12

Farmer 55 acres emp 1 lab
Servant
employed on farm

Cropwell, Notts
Cropwell, Notts
Cropwell, Notts

High Street

Charles Wright
Maria Wright
Maria Wright
Mary Wright
James Swinney

Head
Wife
Daur
Daur
Vagrant

Mar
Mar
U
U
U

53
53
19
16
50

Annuitant
Annuitant
Governess

Beggar (Musician)

Bottesford, Leics
City of Lincoln
Bridgeford, Notts
Bottesford, Leics
Irish

High Street

George James
Mary James

Head
Wife

Mar
Mar

28
29

Bricklayer Journeyman
? ?

Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics

High Street

Francis Geeson
Ann Geeson
Sarah Ann Geeson
George Geeson

Head
Wife
Daur
Son

Mar
Mar
U

60
50
20
11

Proprietor of Land
Proprietor of Houses

Scholar

Foston, Leics
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics
Bottesford, Leics

 

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