Selected Families and Individuals

Notes


Richard Wenlock

1841 CENSUS: New House Farm in Bishton, Colwich, Staffs. Richard Whenlock age 70 Farmer, Charles age 45, Richard age 25, Elizabeth age 30, Jane age 30, Frances age 25 all of this county. Thomas Davis 20 MS, Henry Vicarslaff age 14 MS.

1851 CENSUS: Colwich, Bishton, Staffordshire. Charles Wenlock head unm age 56 Farmer of 160 acres employing 1 labourer born Colwich, Staffs. Richard Wenlock father widr age 79 formerly Farmer born Baswich, Staffs, deaf. Jane Wenlock sister unm age 39 Farmer's daughter born Colwich. Frances Wenlock sister unm age 37 Farmer's daughter born Colwich. Richard Wenlock brother unm age 35 Farmer's brother employed on farm born Colwich. Richard Wenlock nephew age 15 Farm Servant born Marchington, Staffs. George Brough servant unm age 24 Farm Servant born Colton, Staffs.

MARRIAGE: 1854 Mar qtr Stafford 6b 7. Prudence Betteley and Richard Wenlock.

1861 CENSUS: New House Farm, Colwich, Staffs. Charles Wenlock head unm age 66 Joint Farm with his brother 176 acres employing 2 men and 1 boy, born Colwich, Staffs. Richard Wenlock brother marr age 45 Farmer born Colwich. Prudence brother's wife age 50 born Standon, Staffs. George Brough servant unm age 33 Carter born Colton. Charles Brough servant age 13 Carter's Boy born Rugeley, Staffs. Mary Collier servt unm age 19 Dairy Maid born Stowe, Staffs.

1871 CENSUS: Bishton, Colwich, Staffs. Charles Wenlock head unm age 76 Farmer of 173 acres born Bishton, Staffs. Richard Wenlock brother marr age 55 Co Partner with above born Bishton, Staffs. Prudence sister-in-law mar age 61 born Standon, Staffs. Jane Wenlock sister-in-law wid age 60 visiting born kn. Sarah Keeling servant unm age 19 Gen Domestic Servant born Staffs. Thomas Elsmore servant unm age 13 General Servant born Staffs.

!DEATH: 1874 Jun qtr Stafford 6b 15. Prudence Wenlock age 67, born about 1807.
!MARRIAGE: 1876 Mar qtr Stafford 6b 9. Eliza Nicklin and Richard Wenlock.

DEATH: 1879 Mar qtr Stafford 6b 19. Eliza Wenlock age 24, born about 1855.

1881 CENSUS: Moreton Road, Colwich, Staffs. Richard Wenlock head widr age 65 Retired Farmer born born Bishton, Staffs. Richard J. son age 4 born Bishton, Ernest son age 3 born Bishton.

DEATH: 1885 Sep qtr Stafford 6b 13. Richard Wenlock age 70, born about 1815.


James Gibbs

1861 CENSUS: "Queens Head" Rugeley, Staffs. James Gibbs head mar age 37 Licensed Victualler born Tooting, Surrey. Frances Gibbs wife age 46 born Bishton, Staffs. Catherine Lee servant unmarried age 24 born Ireland.

1871 CENSUS: Talbot Street, Rugeley, Staffs. James Gibbs head mar age 47 Gardener born Streatham, Surrey. Frances wife age 55 born Colwich, Staffs.

1881 CENSUS: 45 Talbot Street, Rugeley, Staffs. James Gibbs head mar age 57 Retired Gardener born Streatham, Surrey. Frances wife age 64 born Colwich, Staffs.

DEATH: 1886 Sep qtr Lichfield 6b 250. Frances Gibbs age 71, born about 1815.


Frances Wenlock

1841 CENSUS: New House Farm in Bishton, Colwich, Staffs. Richard Whenlock age 70 Farmer, Charles age 45, Richard age 25, Elizabeth age 30, Jane age 30, Frances age 25 all of this county. Thomas Davis 20 MS, Henry Vicarslaff age 14 MS.

1851 CENSUS: Bishton, Colwich, Staffordshire. Charles Wenlock head unm age 56 Farmer of 160 acres employing 1 labourer born Colwich, Staffs. Richard Wenlock father widr age 79 formerly Farmer born Baswich, Staffs, deaf. Jane Wenlock sister unm age 39 Farmer's daughter born Colwich. Frances Wenlock sister unm age 37 Farmer's daughter born Colwich. Richard Wenlock brother unm age 35 Farmer's brother employed on farm born Colwich. Richard Wenlock nephew age 15 Farm Servant born Marchington, Staffs. George Brough servant unm age 24 Farm Servant born Colton, Staffs.

MARRIAGE: 1851 Dec qtr Stafford 17, 169. Frances Wenlock and James Gibbs.
!DEATH: 1886 Sep qtr Lichfield 6b 250. Frances Gibbs age 71, born about 1815.


Sam Le Pla

BIRTH: 1868 Derby Sep qtr 8b 371. Sam Le Pla.

NOTE: At time of marriage living at Lawson Street, Maryport.

1891 CENSUS: 57 Wood Street, Crosscanonby, Maryport, Cumberland. Sam Le Pla boarder age 22 single Clerk born Liverpool, Lancashire.

1901 CENSUS: 690 Abbeydale Road, Eccleshall Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorks. Sam Le Pla head marr age 32 Cashier/Manager Iron & Steel Works born Liverpool, Lancashire. Annie wife age 34 born Uttoxeter, Staffs. Kate M. dau age 6 born Sheffield. Bessie dau age 3 born Sheffield. Geoffrey son age 1 born Sheffield. Ida Hill servant single age 20 General Domestic Servant born Eckington, Derbyshire.

1911 CENSUS: 47 Carter Knowle Road, Eccleshall Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorks. Sam Le Pla head age 42 Manager Iron Merchants born Liverpool, Lancashire. Annie Le Pla wife age 44 married 19yrs 4 live births, 3 living, 1 died, born Uttoxeter, Staffs. Katie Mary Le Pla daughter age 15 single Art Student born Sheffield, Yorks. Bessie Le Pla daughter age 13 born Sheffield, Yorks. Geoffrey Le Pla son age 11 born Sheffield, Yorks.

DEATH: 1914 Jun qtr Eccleshall Bierlow 9c 526. Annie Le Pla age 47, born about 1867.
!MARRIAGE: 1917 Mar qtr Sheffield 9c 661. Julia Kay and Sam La Pla.

DEATH: 1935 Mar qtr Eccleshall Bierlow 9c 465. Sam Le Pla age 66.
!WILL: National Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations. Le Pla Sam of 47 Carterknowle-road Sheffield died 1 March 1935 Probate Wakefield 11 May to Julia Le Pla widow and Geoffrey Le Pla iron and steel merchant. Effects £4452 9s 2d.


Charles Hassall

MARRIAGE: 1869 Dec qtr Stoke on Trent Staffs 6b 370. Mary Ann Pointon and Charles Hassall.

1871 CENSUS: Bridge Street, Uttoxeter, Staffs. Charles Hassall head M age 25 Cork Cutter born Uttoxeter. Mary Hassall wife age 24 born Tean, Staffs. Annie J. Hassall dau age 3 scholar born Uttoxeter. Charles L. Hassall son age 5 months born Uttoxeter.

1881 CENSUS: Bridge St, Uttoxeter, Staffs. Charles Hassall head M age 35 Cork Cutter born Uttoxter. Mary Hassall wife age 34 born Uttoxeter. Ann Hassall dau age 13 no occupation, Charles Hassall son age 10 scholar, Harry Hassall son age 8 scholar, Arthur Hassall son age 8 scholar, Frederick Hassall son age 4 scholar, Leonard Hassall son age 5 months, all born Uttoxeter.

1891 CENSUS: Bridge Street, Uttoxeter, Staffs. Charles Hassall head M age 45 News Agent born Uttoxeter. Mary Hassall wife age 44 born Tean, Staffs. Charles L. Hassall son S age 20 Postman, Harry Hassall son S age 18 Tinsman, Arthur Hassall son S age 15 Printer, Frederick G. Hassall son S age 14 Selling Newspapers, Leonard Hassall son age 10 scholar, Amelia Hassall dau age 7 scholar, William Hassall son age 6 scholar, Gertrude Hassall dau age 4 scholar, all born Uttoxeter, Staffs.

1901 CENSUS: Bridge Street, Uttoxeter, Staffs. Catherine Hassall sister S age 70 Retired Dressmaker born Uttoxeter, Staffs. Charles Hassall head mar age 55 Newsagent born Uttoxeter. Mary Hassall wife age 54 born Upper Tean, Staffs. Leonard son age 20 Railyway Porter born Uttoxeter. Amelia dau age 18, William son age 16 Paper Seller, Gertrude dau age 14. Children born Uttoxeter, Staffs.

DEATH: 1907 Sep qtr Uttoxeter Staffs 6b 188. Charles Hassall age 62, born about 1845.

1911 CENSUS: 19 Bridge St, Uttoxeter, Staffs. Mary Hassall wife age 64 Widow, 10 live births, 8 living, 2 died, Newsagent born Tean, Staffs. Amelia Hassall dau age 28 Single Assistant Newsagent born Uttoxeter. William Hassall son age 26 Single Assistant Newsagent born Uttoxeter. Gertrude Hassall dau age 24 Single General Servant Domestic born Uttoxeter.

DEATH: 1913 Dec qtr Uttoxeter Staffs 6b 414. Mary Hassall age 67, born about 1846.


John Leeson

CHRISTENING: IGI submission. 12 Oct 1778 Lowesby & Cold Newton, Leicestershire, England. John Leeson, parents Francis and Ann Leeson. Children christenings all born to John and Ann Leeson.

1841 CENSUS: Owsten, Leicestershire, England. John Leeson age 65 Ag Lab. Sarah Leeson age 25, Hannah Leeson age 22, Charlotte Leeson age 20, Thomas age 18. Elizabeth Chambers age 30 Visitor. All of this county. [Elizabeth Chambers is a daughter of John Leeson].

1851 CENSUS: not found

1861 CENSUS: Tugby, Leicestershire. John Leeson visitor Widr age 84 Ag Lab born Cold Newton. John Laxton head mar age 50 Shepherd born Tugby. Mary A. wife age 51 born Ouston. George son age 19 Ag Lab born Tugby. Mary dau age 15 scholar born Tugby. Charlotte dau age 10 scholar born Tugby.


Sarah Leeson

CHRISTENING: IGI Extracted record of Owsten & Newbold, Leics, England. 9 Jun 1813 Sarah Leeson, parents John and Ann Leeson.


Hannah Leeson

CHRISTENING: IGI Extracted record of Owsten & Newbold, Leics, England. 3 Mar 1816 Hannah Leeson, parents John and Ann Leeson.


Charlotte Leeson

CHRISTENING: IGI Extracted record of Owsten and Newbold, Leics, England. 28 Jul 1819 Charlotte Leeson, parents John and Ann Leeson.


Thomas Leeson

CHRISTENING: IGI Extracted record of Owsten & Newbold, Leics, England. 11 Oct 1822 Thomas Leeson, parents John and Ann Leeson.


Edward Chambers

MARRIAGE: IGI Extracted record of Tilton on the Hill, Leicestershire. 27 Jan 1800 Elizabeth Palin and Edward Chambers.

1841 CENSUS: Tilton, Leicestershire, England. Edward Chambers age 60 Ag Lab, Elizabeth Chambers age 60, Ann Chambers age 19. All of this county. John Jones age 25 Wool Spinner, Jane Jones age 20, Edward Jones age 2, John Jones age 1. All of this county. James Nail 25 Well Sinker of this county. Thomas Mackley age 18 MS of this county.

DEATH: 1849 Sep qtr Leicester 15, 58. Elizabeth Chambers.
!DEATH: 1850 Sep qtr Leicester 15, 62. Edward Chambers.


John Chambers

BURIAL & BIRTH: IGI submission by patron.


James Chambers

CHRISTENING: IGI Extracted record of Tilton, Leicestershire. 5 Jan 1804 James Chambers, parents Edward and Elizabeth Chambers.

MARRIAGE 1st: IGI Submission by patron. 10 Dec 1832 Owston & Newbold, Leicester, England. James Chambers and Elizth Leeson.

1841 CENSUS: Owsten, Leicestershire, England. John Leeson age 65 Ag Lab. Sarah Leeson age 25, Hannah Leeson age 22, Charlotte Leeson age 20, Thomas age 18. Elizabeth Chambers age 30 Visitor. All of this county.

1841 CENSUS: Milton Street, St Margarets, Leicester. James Chambers age 35 Labourer, Elizabeth Chambers age 3, Joseph Chambers age 7, John Chambers son age 5, Sarah Chambers age 2. Elizabeth Ellis age 25 not of this county, Exton Ellis male age 1. All others of this county. [Elizabeth his wife is visiting with their daughter Sarah Leeson]

1851 CENSUS: 91 Bedford Street, St Margarets, Leicester. James Chambers head mar age 47 Coal Dealer born Tilton, Leics. Elizabeth Chambers wife age 39 Green Grocer born Owston, Leics. John son age 15 Fladery? Maker born St Margarets, Leics. Sarah Ann dau age 12 scholar born St Margarets, Leics. Ann Wakefield lodger widow age 28 Fladery? Maker born Ouston, Leics. Louisa Wakefield lodger age 1 born All Saints, Leics.

DEATH: Elizabeth Chambers bef 1854
!MARRIAGE 2nd: 1854 Sep qtr Leicester 7a 324. Mary Robinson and James Chambers.

1861 CENSUS: 91 Bedford Street, St Margarets, Leicester. James Chambers head mar age 56 Coal Dealer born Tilton, Leics. Mary wife age 50 born Humberston, Leics. Sarah Ann Pratt daughter marr age 24 Sock Stitcher born Leicester. Mary Ann Hilkinton boarder unm age 19 Glove Stitcher born Leicester.

DEATH: 1865 Jun qtr Leicester 7a 98. Mary Chambers.

1871 CENSUS: District Union Workhouse, East Leicester. James Chambers inmate widower age 68 Coal Dealer born Tilton on Hill, Leics.

DEATH: 1876 Dec qtr Leicester 7a 146. James Chambers age 74, born about 1802.


Job Chambers

CHRISTENING: IGI Extracted record. South Croxton, Leicester, Leics. 20 Oct 1833 Job Chambers, parents James and Elizabeth Chambers.

NOTE: Nov 2010 David Reedman on Ancestry has Job Chambers in his file. He states that Job is the father-in-law of the father-in-law of the uncle of the wife of his grand uncle.

1851 CENSUS: Providence Place, St Margarets, East Leicester District 29. Job Chambers visitor age 17 Rope Maker born Leicester. John Warburton head mar age 44 Frame Work Knitter born All Saints, Leics. Frances Warburton wife age 41 Seamstress born St Nicholas, Leics. George Warburton son age 21 Bricklayer born St Margt, Leics. Richard Warburton son age 13 Rope Turner born St Margarets, Leics. Elizabeth Warburton dau age 10 Seamstress born St Margt, Leics. Henry Warburton son age 5 home born St Margt, Lecs.

MARRIAGE: 1855 Jun qtr Leicester 7a 309. Sarah Ann Barsby and Job Chambers. Certificate obtained Nov 2010. The Parish Church of St Martin Leicester in the County of Leicester. 9 Apr 1855 Job Chambers of full age, bachelor, Rope Spinner of Thornston Lane, father James Chambers a Brickmaker. Sarah Ann Barsby of full age, spinster of Thornton Lane, father Thomas Barsby, a Pipemaker. Both left their mark. Witnesses George Warburton and the mark of Elizabeth Barsby.

1861 CENSUS: 9 Gt Tindal Street, Ladywood, Birmingham District 27. Job Chambers head mar age 28 Rope Maker born Leicester. Sarah Ann wife age 30 born Leicester. Eliza Jane dau age 6 born Leicester, Emma dau age 3 born Birmingham.

1871 CENSUS: 337 & 336 Park Road, All Saints, Birmingham District 23. Job Chambers head mar age 40 Rope and Twine Maker born Leicester, Leics. Sarah wife age 42 born Leicester. Eliza J. dau age 17 Scholar born Leicester. Thomas son age 3 born Birmingham.

1881 CENSUS: 73 Norton Street, All Saints, Birmingham, District 37. Job Chambers head mar age 52 Rope and Twine Manufacturer born Lester, Leics. Sarah A. Chambers wife age 50 born Lester, Leics. John T.J. son age 13 Scholar born Birmingham.

DEATH: 1887 Dec qtr Birmingham 6d 139. Sarah Ann Chambers.

MARRIAGE: 1888 Mar qtr Bimingham 6d 2. Matilda Davies and Job Chambers.
!MARRIAGE: Parish Church of All Saints Birmingham Warwickshire. 6 Feb 1888 Job Chambers age 55 Widower, Rope Maker of All Saints Bham, father James Chambers (deceased), Labourer. Matilda Davies age 46 Widow of All Saints Bham, father James Roberts, Gardener. Both signed. Witnesses Henry Sedgewick and ?? Sedgewick.

1891 CENSUS: 3 Albion Road, Handsworth, Staffs. District 10. Job Chambers head mar age 60 Rope Maker born Leicester, Leics. Matilda wife age 49 born Handsworth, Staffs. Sam Davies stepson age 17 Brass Worker born Birmingham. Matilda A. Davies stepdaughter age 13 born Bham. Arthur Davies stepson age 9 born Bham.

DEATH: 1893 Dec qtr West Bromwich 6b 524. Job Chambers, age 62 born about 1831.
!PROBATE: National Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Admons. Death date 2 Dec 1893, Probate date 30 Dec 1893. Job Chambers of 17 Linwood-road Handsworth Staffordshire died 2 Dec 1893 Probate London 30 December to Lee - Coal Merchant Effects £729 17s 4d.

WILL: Obtained from the Birmingham District Probate Registry December 2010. THIS IS THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT of me JOB CHAMBERS of 17 Linwood Road Handsworth in the county of Stafford made this seventeenth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninety three I hereby revoke all wills by me at any time heretofore made I appoint William Lee Coal Merchant 17 Bacchus Road Soho Birmingham to be my EXECUTOR and I direct that all my just debts and funeral and testamentary expenses shall be paid as soon as possible after my decease I hereby give and bequeath unto my wife Matilda Chambers all my household furniture (with the exception of my pianoforte) for her sole use and benefit I also hereby give and bequeath to my son John Thomas Job Chambers my pianoforte I hereby direct that after my decease my property shall be sold and after all legal and other expenses shall have been duly paid the whole of the proceeds shall be divided share and share alike amongst the following persons that is to say my wife Matilda Chambers my son John Thomas Job Chambers my grandson James Henry Bassett my granddaughter Prudence Elizabeth Jane Bassett my granddaughter Florence Eugene Bassett my grandson Samuel Herbert Naylor my grandson Job Naylor - JOB CHAMBERS X his mark - Signed published and declared by the said testator as and for his last Will and Testament in presence of us who at his request in his presence and in presence of each other have hereunto subscribed our names as Witnesses - William Lee - Frederick Orme. On the 30th day of December 1893 Probate of this Will was granted to William Lee the sole Executor.

1901 CENSUS: 8 Holland Road, Holy Trinity, Sutton Coldfield, Warks. Matilda Chambers head widow age 59 Household Duties born Handsworth, Staffs. Thos William Davies son S age 33 House Painter, Albert Davies son S age 30 House Painter, Samuel Davies son S age 28 House Painter, Alfred Davies son S age 26 House Painter, Arthur Davies son S age 19 House Painter. All born Birmingham.

1911 CENSUS: Boot Hill, Rectory Road, Sutton Coldfield, Warks. Samuel Davies son age 37 single House Painter born All Saints, Birmingham, Warks. Matilda Chambers mother age 69 Widow born Handsworth, Staffs.

DEATH: 1916 Mar qtr Tamworth 6b 552. Matilda Chambers age 74.


Matilda Roberts

BIRTH: 1841 Sep qtr West Bromwich 18, 488. Matilda Roberts.

1851 CENSUS: "Why Not" East Birmingham Road, Handsworth, Staffs. James Roberts head mar age 40 Licensed Retail Brewer born Defford, Worcestershire. Jane Roberts wife age 44 born Walsall, Staffs. James son age 14 Glass Grinder born West Bromwich. William son age 13 Glass Grinder born West Brom. Matilda dau age 9 born Handsworth. Jane dau age 7, Mary dau age 6, Hellen dau age 4, Samuel son age 2, Ann dau age 1 mo. Ann Sawer visitor Unm age 51 Nailor born Halesowen, Worcs.

1861 CENSUS: Birmingham Road, Aston. Matilda Roberts Serv unm age 19 Housemaid born Handsworth, Staffs. With the Wharton family.
!1861 CENSUS: Soho Street, Handsworth, Staffs. James Roberts head M age 50 Night Watchman born Halesowen. Just to prove her father, as she states he is a Watchman on her marriage below.

MARRIAGE: 1865 Dec qtr Birmingham 6d 326. Matilda Roberts and Thomas Davies.
!MARRIAGE: Parish Church of St Thomas Birningham Warwickshire. 11 Dec 1865 Thomas Davies age 21 Bachelor, Painter of St Thomas, father Thomas Davies, Carpenter. Matilda Roberts age 23 Spinster of St Thomas, father James Roberts, Watchman. Both signed. Witnesses William Matthews his mark, Mary Roberts.

1871 CENSUS: 41 Clifford Street, Aston Erdington, Warks. Thomas O. Davis head mar age 28 House Painter born Handsworth, Staffs. Matilda wife age 29 born Handsworth, Staffs. Thomas son age 5, Frederick son age 2, Albert Davis son age 1.

1881 CENSUS: 1/61 Devonshire Street, All Saints, Birmingham. Thomas O. Davies head mar age 38 House Painter born Birmingham. Matilda Davies wife age 39 Painter's wife born Handsworth, Staffordsh. Thomas W. son age 13 House Painter, Frederick son age 12 scholar, Albert son age 10 scholar, Samuel son age 7 scholar, Alfred son age 5 scholar, Matilda A. dau age 3. All born in Birmingham.

DEATH: 1882 Mar qtr Birmingham 6d 127. Thomas Owen Davies age 39, born about 1843.

MARRIAGE: 1888 Mar qtr Bimingham 6d 2. Matilda Davies and Job Chambers.
!MARRIAGE: Parish Church of All Saints Birmingham Warwickshire. 6 Feb 1888 Job Chambers age 55 Widower, Rope Maker of All Saints Bham, father James Chambers (deceased), Labourer. Matilda Davies age 46 Widow of All Saints Bham, father James Roberts, Gardener. Both signed. Witnesses Henry Sedgewick and ?? Sedgewick.

1891 CENSUS:

1901 CENSUS: 8 Holland Road, Holy Trinity, Sutton Coldfield, Warks. Matilda Chambers head widow age 59 Household Duties born Handsworth, Staffs. Thos William Davies son S age 33 House Painter, Albert Davies son S age 30 House Painter, Samuel Davies son S age 28 House Painter, Alfred Davies son S age 26 House Painter, Arthur Davies son S age 19 House Painter. All born Birmingham.

1911 CENSUS: Boot Hill, Rectory Road, Sutton Coldfield, Warks. Samuel Davies son age 37 single House Painter born All Saints, Birmingham, Warks. Matilda Chambers mother age 69 Widow born Handsworth, Staffs.

DEATH: 1916 Mar qtr Tamworth 6b 552. Matilda Chambers age 74.