Selected Families and Individuals

Notes


John Reading

CHRISTENING: St Philips Church, Birmingham, Warks. 24 May 1823 John Reading, parents Thomas & Dorothy Reading. Film No.502186. FamilySearch.

MARRIAGE: The Parish Church, Bethnal Green, Middlesex. 23 Jan 1845 John Reading of full age, Bachelor, Gun Maker of 110 Coventry St, father Thomas Reading, Aqua-filter Maker. Matilda Martin a minor, Spinster of 110 Coventry St, father Thomas Martin, Coach Maker. Both signed. Witnesses Henry Wheeler and John Samuel Ames.

1851 CENSUS: Bridge Street West, St Stephens, Birmingham. John Riding head Mar age 28 Gun Finisher born Bham. Matilda Riding wife age 26 born Bethnal Green, Middlesex. Thomas Riding son age 8 mos born Bham.

1861 CENSUS: 9 Ct 3 hse Hatchett Street, St George, Birmingham. John Reading head Mar age 38 Gun Maker born Bham. Matilda Reading wife age 34 Laundress born Bham. Thomas son age 11 scholar, Sarah dau age 7 scholar, Henry son age 5 scholar.

1871 CENSUS: Back of 43 Upper Hospital Street, St Georges, Birmingham. John Reading head Mar age 49 Gun Maker born Bham. Matilda Reading wife age 43 born Bham. Thomas son S age 20 Gun Maker, Sarah dau Unm age 17, Henry son age 14 Engraver.

DEATH: Bef 1881 Matilda Reading.

1881 CENSUS: 1 Wellington Place, Lwr Hospital St, St George, Birmingham. John Reading father-in-law Widower age 58 Gun Maker born Bham. Thomas Reading brother-in-law Unm age 30 Machinist born Bham. Joseph Fowkes head M age 28 Brassfounder Stamper born Bham. Sarah Fowkes wife age 27 Button Carder born Bham. Joseph son age 8 scholar, John son age 5 scholar, Robert son age 2, all born Bham.

DEATH: 1886 Mar qtr Birmingham Warks 6d 103. John Reading age 64, born about 1822.


Matilda Martin

CHRISTENING: St Matthews, Bethnal Green, Middlesex. Born 29 Apr 1827, Bap 20 May 1827 Matilda, parents Thomas & Mary Martin of Tape St, Coach Maker.


Thomas Reading

1891 CENSUS: 69 Henry Street, Birmingham. Thomas Reading relative S age 42 Sewing Machine born Bham. Arthur Harding lodger S age 23 Livery Button Stamper born Bham. Michael Hart lodger S age 25 Military Stamper born Bham. Joseph Fowkes Head M age 39 Brass Stamper born Bham. Sarah Fowkes wife age 38 born Bham. John son age 15 Brass Filer, Robert son age 12 Iron Warehouse, Sarah dau age 7 at school, Matilda dau age 7 at school, Fanny dau age 5 at school, Frank son age 1 all born Bham.. Samuel Howard boarder S age 20 Brass Stamper born Bham.

1901 CENSUS: 34 Kensington St, Lozells, Aston Manor, Birmingham. Thomas Reading Bro in Law S age 50 Sewing Machine born Bham. Joseph Fowkes head M age 47 Military Ornament Maker born Bham. Wife not named age 46 born Bham. John son S age 25 Gun Action Filer, Robert son S age 22 Turner Cycle Trade, Matilda dau S age 19, Sarah A. dau age 16 Tailoress, Fanny dau S age 14 Machinist, Frank son age 11, Harry son age 9 born London Middlesex, Clara dau age 6 born Bham, Albert son age 1 born Aston.


Moses Fowkes

BANNS of MARRIAGE: Oct 26th, Nov 2nd, Nov 9th, Mose Fouke and Ellen Bradbury.
!MARRIAGE: Aston, St Peter and St Paul, Warwickshire, England. Marriage Date: 9 Nov 1828. Name: Moses Fouke,
Spouse: Ellen Bradbury. Reference Number: DRO 41. Archive Roll: 665. Moses Fowkes and Ellen Bradbury.

1841 CENSUS: Summer Lane, St Georges, Birmingham. Moses Fowkes age 30 Green Grocer, Ellen Fowkes age 25, Thos Fowkes age 12, Henry Fowkes age 3, Moses Fowkes age 1. All in county.

1851 CENSUS: 51 Summer Lane, St Georges, Birmingham. Moses Fowkes head M age 41 Gun Barrel Filer born Bham. Ellen Fowkes wife age 38 born Bham. Thomas son Un age 10 Jeweller, Henry son age 14 Steel Toy Maker, Moses son age 12 Pearl Work, Charles son age 4, Jane dau age 1.

1861 CENSUS: 51 Summer Lane, St Georges, Birmingham. Moses Fowkes head M age 58 Green Grocer born Bham. Ellen Fowkes wife age 50 born Bham. Moses son age 21 Pearl Ornament Turner, Betsy dau age 11 scholar, Joseph son age 7 scholar, Ann grand-dau age 6 scholar. All born Birmingham.

1862 SLATERS ROYAL NATIONAL COMMERCIAL: Name: Moses Fowkes, Region: National, Residence Year: 1862,
Occupation: Greengrocer, Street address: 51 Summer la west.

1871 CENSUS: Back of 43 Hospital St, St Georges, Birmingham. Moses Fowkes head M age 67 Late Green Grocer born Birmingham. Ellen Fowkes wife age 59 born Bham. Thomas son S age 30 Jeweller born Bham. Elizabeth dau S age 21 born Bham, noted as Idiot. Joseph son S age 17 Carter born Bham. Annie Fowkes granddau Unm age 16 born Bham. [John Reading and Matilda are living nearby same street].

DEATH: 1876 Mar qtr Birmingham Warks 6d 111. Moses Fowke age 68, born about 1808.


Moses Fowkes

MARRIAGE: Aston Juxta, Birmingham. 5 Jun 1865 Sarah Ann Cockrill and Moses Fowkes. FHL Film Number: 0918846-848, 0918849-851.


Elizabeth Fowkes

NOTE: In 1871 census is noted as an Idiot.


Samuel Reading

CHRISTENING: St Philips Church, Birmingham, Warks. Born 30 Jun 1819, Bap 12 Jul 1819 Samuel, parents Thomas & Dorothy Reading. Film No. 813718, 813719, FamilySearch.


Thomas Reading

CHRISTENING: St Philips Church, Birmingham, Warks. Born 21 Oct 1821, Bap 27 Dec 1821 Thomas, parents Thomas & Dorothy Reading. Film, 813718, 813719. FamilySearch.


Robert Reading

CHRISTENING: St Philips Church, Birmingham, Warks. Born 5 Dec 1830, Bap 1 Jan 1831 Robert, parents Thomas & Dorothy Reading. FamilySearch. Film No. 502188.


Thomas Martin

1841 CENSUS: North Street, Tower Hamlets, St Matthews, Bethnal Green, Middlesex. Thomas Martin age 40 Coach Body M not in county. Mary Martin age 40 not in county. Thomas Martin age 15 Coach Body M Ap not in county. Matilda Martin age 14, James Martin age 12, Ann Martin age 9, Mary Martin age 6, Emma Martin age 3, Elias Martin age 2 months.


William Ensor

MARRIAGE: St George, Birmingham, Warks. 27 Mar 1910 William Ensor age 22 Bachelor, Pearl Worker of 2/7 Buckingham St, father Eli Ensor, Pearl Worker. Rosina Hewitt age 21 Spinster, Brass Worker of 2/7 Buckingham St, father Thomas Hewitt, Silversmith. Both Signed. By Banns. Witnesses William Henry Kight and Alice Kight.

1911 CENSUS: 1/8 Buckingham Street, Birmingham. Eli Ensor head age 72 Widowed, married 51 yrs, 12 live births, 8 living, 4 died, Pearl Worker for General Clothing, born Birmingham. William Ensor son age 23 married 1 yr, Pearl Worker born Birmingham. Rosina Ensor daughter-in-law age 23 married 1 yr, 1 live birth, 1 died, born Bham.

1930 MIDLANDS ELECTORAL REGISTER: 9 Smith Street, St Pauls Ward. Rosiana Endsor.
!1935 MIDLANDS ELECTORAL REGISTER: 9 Smith Street, St Pauls Ward. Rosina Ensor, Alfred Hewitt.
!1945 MIDLANDS ELECTORAL REGISTER: 1/36 Unett Street, Birmingham. Rosina Ensor, Alfred Hewitt.
!1950 MIDLANDS ELECTORAL REGISTER: 1/36 Unett Street. Birmingham. Rosina Ensor, Alfred Hewitt.
!1955 MIDLANDS ELECTORAL REGISTER: 1/36 Unett Street, Birmingham. Rosina Ensor, Alfred Hewitt.
37 Unett Street, Birmingham. William Ensor, Anna Ensor.


Eli Ensor

BIRTH: 1839 Dec qtr Birmingham Warks 16, 228. Eli Ensor.

1841 CENSUS: New Town Row, St Georges, Birmingham. William Ensor age 37 Pearl Button M. Martha Ensor age 31, Jesse Ensor age 6, William Ensor age 4, Phoebe Ensor age 3, Eli Ensor age 2, Charles Ensor age 3 months, all of this county. Emma Ridden age 11 Nurse in county.

1851 CENSUS: New Town Row, St Georges, Birmingham. William Ensor head M age 46 Pearl Button Maker born Bham. Martha Ensor wife age 41 born Bham. Jesse son age 16 Pearl Button Maker born Bham. William son age 15 Pearl Button Maker born Bham. Phoebe dau age 13 born Bham. Eli son age 11 born Bham. Charles son age 9 scholar, Hannah dau age 7 scholar, Emma dau age 5 scholar, Martha dau age 1. All born Birmingham.

MARRIAGE: Abt 1860

1861 CENSUS: Upper Hospital Street, St George, Birmingham. Eli Ensor head M age 21 Pearl Button Maker born Bham. Amelia Ensor wife age 21 French Polisher born Wolverhampton, Staffs.

1871 CENSUS:

1881 CENSUS: Back of 8 Phillip St, St Stephens, Birmingham. Eli Ensor head Wid age 43 Pearl Button Maker born Bham. Eli Ensor son age 13 Pearl Button Filer born Bham. Sarah Ingram boarder Unm age 27 Pearl Button Sorter born Bham. Arthur Ingram Unm age 12 Pearl Button Filer born Bham.

1851 CENSUS: Court 24 Barr Street, St George, Birmingham. Eli Ensor head Mar age 40 Pearl Button Maker born Bham. Mary Ann Ensor wife age 38 Pearl Button Maker born Bham. Martha dau age 15 Pearl Button Maker, Eliza dau age 13 Pearl Button Maker, Eli son age 7 Pearl Button Maker, Lineus son age 5, Elizabeth dau age 3, Sarah Ann dau age 1M.

DEATH: Mary Ann Ensor.

1861 CENSUS: Back of 102 Smith Street, St Georges, Birmingham. Eli Ensor head Widr Pearl Button Maker born Bham. Eli Ensor son age 18 Pearl Button Maker born Bham. Sarah Ann Ensor dau age 11 born Bham.

1871 CENSUS: Eli Ensor Unm age 27 Pearl Button Maker born Bham, noted as Imbecile.

1891 CENSUS: 107 New John St West, St George, Birmingham. Eli Ensor head M age 49 Pearl Button Maker born Bham. Harry son age 8, Sidney son age 6, William son age 3. All born Birmingham.

1901 CENSUS: 107 New John Str West, St George, Birmingham. Eli Ensor head Widower age 58 Pearl Worker Gold on own account born Bham. Henry son S age 18, William son S age 13, Sidney son S age 16. All born Bham.

MARRIAGE: St George, Birmingham, Warks. 27 Mar 1910 William Ensor age 22 Bachelor, Pearl Worker of 2/7 Buckingham St, father Eli Ensor, Pearl Worker. Rosina Hewitt age 21 Spinster, Brass Worker of 2/7 Buckingham St, father Thomas Hewitt, Silversmith. Both Signed. By Banns. Witnesses William Henry Kight and Alice Kight.

1911 CENSUS: 1/8 Buckingham Street, Birmingham. Eli Ensor head age 72 Widowed, married 51 yrs, 12 live births, 8 living, 4 died, Pearl Worker for General Clothing, born Birmingham. William Ensor son age 23 married 1 yr, Pearl Worker born Birmingham. Rosina Ensor daughter-in-law age 23 married 1 yr, 1 live birth, 1 died, born Bham.

DEATH: 1991 May qtr Birmingham Warks 32, 216. Rosina Ensor age 103, birthdate 20 Dec 1887.


Matthew Hewitt

CHRISTENING: St George, Birmingham, Warks. Born 9 Aug 1858, Bap 29 Aug 1858, Matthew, parents Hannah & William Hewitt of Branston? St, Plater.

MARRIAGE: 1876 Dec qtr Birmingham Warks 6d 244. Emily Micklewright and Matthew Hewitt.
!MARRIAGE: Parish Church of St Pauls, Birmingham, Warks. 9 Oct 1876 Matthew Hewitt age 19 Bachelor, Stamper of 94 Carver Street, father William Hewitt, Electro Plater. Emily Micklewright age 20 Spinster of 94 Carver Street, father William Mickelwright, Engineer. Both signed. By Banns. Witnesses Thomas Hewitt and Jane Smith.

1881 CENSUS: 3 New St, Aston Manor, Birmingham. Matthew Hewitt head M age 25 Military Stamper born Yardley, Worcs. Emily Hewitt wife age 25 born Handsworth, Staffs. Emily dau age 3 born Aston. Alice dau age 1 born Aston.

1891 CENSUS: 168 Francis St, Aston Duddeston, Birmingham. Matthew Hewitt head M age 35 Pattern Maker born Bham. Emily Hewitt wife age 35 born Handsworth, Staffs. Emily dau age 13 born Aston. Alice dau age 11 born Aston. Horace son age 6 born Aston.

DEATH: 1894 Sep qtr Aston Warks 6d 151. Matthew Hewitt age 36, born about 1858.

MARRIAGE: 1897 Mar qtr Aston Warks 6d 380. Emily Hewitt and Arthur Sampson.

1901 CENSUS: 68 Butlin Street, St Clements, Birmingham. Arthur Sampson head M age 50 Agent Chemical Works born Grimley, Worcs. Emily Sampson wife age 46 born Staffordshire. Alice Wilde dau M age 22 born Aston. Horace Hewitt son age 16 Brass Plater born Aston. Carlo Foster Sampson male age 10 born Aston. Harry Thomas Sampson son age 6 born Aston. Arthur Albert Sampson son age 2 born Aston. Emily L. Sampson age 2 born Aston. William C. Sampson son age 1 born Aston. Charles S. Wilde son-in-law M age 24 Labourer in Chemical Works born Hallow, Worcs. Alice Wilde gdau age 10 m born Nechells Bham. Frederick Sampson brother S age 23 Chemical Works born Grimley, Worcs.

1911 CENSUS: Hallow, Worcester. Horace Matthew Hewitt head ag 26 married General Labourer County Council born Birmingham, Warks. Phoebe Mary Hewitt wife age 38 married 4 yrs, 2 live births, 2 living, born Hindlip, Worcs. Earle Matthew Hewitt son age 3 born Hallow, Worcs. Phoebe Annie Hewitt dau age 1 born Hallow, Worcs. Arthur Albert Sampson step-brother age 12 School born Bham. William Charles Sampson step-brother age 11 School born Bham.


Horace Matthew Hewitt

BIRTH: 1884 Dec qtr Aston Warks 6d 389. Horace Matthew Hewitt.

MARRIAGE: 1907 Jun qtr Martley Worcs 6c 383. Phoebe Mary Stallard and Horace Matthew Hewitt.

1911 CENSUS: Hallow, Worcester. Horace Matthew Hewitt head age 26 married General Labourer County Council born Birmingham, Warks. Phoebe Mary Hewitt wife age 38 married 4 yrs, 2 live births, 2 living, born Hindlip, Worcs. Earle Matthew Hewitt son age 3 born Hallow, Worcs. Phoebe Annie Hewitt dau age 1 born Hallow, Worcs. Arthur Albert Sampson step-brother age 12 School born Bham. William Charles Sampson step-brother age 11 School born Bham.

DEATH: Phoebe Mary Hewitt

MARRIAGE: 1917 Dec qtr Worcester Worcs 6c 231. Beatrice Lily Cooke and Horace M. Hewitt.

DEATH: 1955 Dec qtr Worcester Worcestershire 9d 243. Horace M. Hewitt, age 71 born about 1884.
!DEATH: 1980 Jun qtr Worcester Hereford & Worcester 29, 0816. Beatrice Lily Hewitt age 88, born 10 Apr 1892.


Horace Matthew Hewitt

BIRTH: 1884 Dec qtr Aston Warks 6d 389. Horace Matthew Hewitt.

MARRIAGE: 1907 Jun qtr Martley Worcs 6c 383. Phoebe Mary Stallard and Horace Matthew Hewitt.

1911 CENSUS: Hallow, Worcester. Horace Matthew Hewitt head age 26 married General Labourer County Council born Birmingham, Warks. Phoebe Mary Hewitt wife age 38 married 4 yrs, 2 live births, 2 living, born Hindlip, Worcs. Earle Matthew Hewitt son age 3 born Hallow, Worcs. Phoebe Annie Hewitt dau age 1 born Hallow, Worcs. Arthur Albert Sampson step-brother age 12 School born Bham. William Charles Sampson step-brother age 11 School born Bham.

DEATH: Phoebe Mary Hewitt

MARRIAGE: 1917 Dec qtr Worcester Worcs 6c 231. Beatrice Lily Cooke and Horace M. Hewitt.

DEATH: 1955 Dec qtr Worcester Worcestershire 9d 243. Horace M. Hewitt, age 71 born about 1884.
!DEATH: 1980 Jun qtr Worcester Hereford & Worcester 29, 0816. Beatrice Lily Hewitt age 88, born 10 Apr 1892.


Arthur Sampson

BIRTH: 17 Mar 1853 Uttoxeter Arthur, boy of George Sampson and Sarah Sampson, formerly Blackshaw, Shoe Maker. Information George Sampson father of Carter Street, Uttoxeter.

MARRIAGE: 1876 Dec qtr Wolstanton Staffs 6b 149. Elizabeth Walkley and Arthur Sampson.

1881 CENSUS: 8 Victoria Street, Tunstall, Nr Stoke on Trent. Arthur Sampson head M age 28 Painter & Plumber born Uttoxeter. Elizabeth Sampson wife age 25 Gold Grinder born Tunstall. Elizabeth dau age 3, Frederick W. age 11 months. Both born Tunstall.

1891 CENSUS: 49 Goodfellow St, Tunstall, Staffs. Arthur Sampson head M age 38 House Painter born Uttoxeter. Elizabeth Sampson wife age 36 born Tunstall. Elizabeth dau age 13 scholar, Frederick W. son age 11 scholar, Gerty E. dau age 7 scholar, William A. son age 3, Florence E. dau age 1. All born Tunstall.

1901 CENSUS:

1911 CENSUS:

MEMORIAL: St Marys Churchyard, Astbury, Cheshire. In Loving Memory / of / Arthur / Beloved Husband of Elizabeth Sampson / of Howard Street Burslem / who Died Sep 20th 1919 / age 68 years / Also Sergt John Stanley Sampson / their beloved son / Killed in Action in France Dec 30th 1917 / "Until the Day Breaks"./

1901 CENSUS: 68 Butlin Street, St Clements, Birmingham. Arthur Sampson head M age 50 Agent Chemical Works born Grimley, Worcs. Emily Sampson wife age 46 born Staffordshire. Alice Wilde dau M age 22 born Aston. Horace Hewitt son age 16 Brass Plater born Aston. Carlo Foster Sampson male age 10 born Aston. Harry Thomas Sampson son age 6 born Aston. Arthur Albert Sampson son age 2 born Aston. Emily L. Sampson age 2 born Aston. William C. Sampson son age 1 born Aston. Charles S. Wilde son-in-law M age 24 Labourer in Chemical Works born Hallow, Worcs. Alice Wilde gdau age 10 m born Nechells Bham. Frederick Sampson brother S age 23 Chemical Works born Grimley, Worcs.

1911 CENSUS: Hallow, Worcester. Horace Matthew Hewitt head ag 26 married General Labourer County Council born Birmingham, Warks. Phoebe Mary Hewitt wife age 38 married 4 yrs, 2 live births, 2 living, born Hindlip, Worcs. Earle Matthew Hewitt son age 3 born Hallow, Worcs. Phoebe Annie Hewitt dau age 1 born Hallow, Worcs. Arthur Albert Sampson step-brother age 12 School born Bham. William Charles Sampson step-brother age 11 School born Bham.

DEATH: 1919 Arthur Sampson.

1917 WWII RECORDS: Emily Sampson of 72 Macintyre Road, St Johns Worcester, mother of Arthur Albert Sampson Enlisted 8/2/1917 age 18 yrs.