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My gt gt gt grandad william walker in is the Thrussington Leicestershire cenus eraly 1800s but it says that he was from Brownsover nr Rugy in warickshire but on numerious vistits to the records office there can not find him.With his age on the Thrussington cesus his dob should be 1785 Any help appiacated
 

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Name: William Walker
Age: 52
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1789
Gender: Male
Where born: Leicestershire, England

Civil Parish: Thrussington
Hundred: East Goscote
County/Island: Leicestershire
Country: England

Street address:

Registration district: Barrow upon Soar
Sub registration district: Barrow upon Soar
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OTHERS IN THAT ADDRESS
Mary Walker 49
George Walker 13
William Walker 8

1851 England Census
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Name: William Walker
Age: 15
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1836
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Mary
Gender: Male
Where born: Brownsover, Warwickshire, England

Civil Parish: Thrussington
County/Island: Leicestershire
Country: England

Street address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:


Registration district: Barrow Upon Soar
Sub registration district: Barrow
ED, institution, or vessel: 3
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 112

SEE THE HEAD AGE AS 15? I HAVE LOOKED AT THE ORIGINAL CENSUS AND ITS DEFINITELY A MISTAKE.....THE WRITING HAS BEEN STRUCK THRU AS IT WAS COUNTED SO ITS AN ERROR ON BEHALF OF THE TRANSCRIBER.....ANYHOW IM SURE ITS THE RIGHT FAMILY
Household Members: Name Age
William Walker 15
Mary Walker 58
George Walker 23
William Walker 17


1861 England Census
about William Walker
Name: William Walker
Age: 75
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1786
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Mary
Gender: Male
Where born: Brownsover, Warwickshire, England

Civil Parish: Thrussington
County/Island: Leicestershire
Country: England

Street address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage: View Image

Registration district: Barrow Upon Soar
Sub registration district: Barrow upon Soar
ED, institution, or vessel: 9
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 125

Household Members: Name Age
William Walker 75
Mary Walker 68
William Walker 27

England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index: 1837-1983
about Mary Walker
Name: Mary Walker
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1793
Year of Registration: 1870
Quarter of Registration: Apr-May-Jun
Age at Death: 77
District: Barrow Upon Soar
County: Leicestershire
Volume: 7a
Page: 79 (click to see others on page)

THERES QUITE A FEW DEATHS FOR WILLIAM WALKER IN THE LEICESTER AREA ALL BORN AROUND THE SAME TIME SO HARD TO PIN DOWN.....HOPE SOME OF THIS MATCHES WHAT U ALREADY FOUND AND HELPS U TO FIND MORE.....THE OTHER THING THAT ALSO MAKES IT DIFFICULT....ITS ALSO BEEN KNOWN FOR PEOPLE TO MOVE TO AN AREA AND THEN TO STATE ON CENSUS AND ELECTORAL SHEETS....THAT THEY WERE BORN IN THE AREA .....THIS WAS BECAUSE OF THE FINANCIAL GAIN THEY COULD GET FROM THE PARISH 'POOR LAW'.....IT GOES SOMETHING ALONG THE LINES OF THAT IF THEY WEREN'T BORN IN THE AREA THE PARISH WOULDN'T HELP FINANCIALLY IN HARD TIMES AND WOULD SOMETIMES SEND THE FAMILY BACK TO THE PARISH WHERE THEY WERE BORN AND MANY PEOPLE, ONCE THEY HAD MOVED ON, DIDNT LIKE TO GO FOR ONE REASON AND ANOTHER

ATH :D
 

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ONLY 'SUITABLE' BIRTHS I COULD FIND
Pallot's Baptism Index for England: 1780 - 1837
about Wm Walker
Name: Wm Walker
Baptism Date: 1789
Parent 1: Wm Walker
Parent 2: AnnWalker
PARISH: Lower Shuckburgh
County: Warwickshire

Pallot's Baptism Index for England: 1780 - 1837
about Wm Edwards Edwards Walker
Name: Wm Edwards Walker
Baptism Date: 1784
Parent 1: Frances Walker
Parent 2: Walker
PARISH: Northampton
County: St. Sepulchre, Northamptonshire

ONLY 'SUITABLE' MARRIAGES I COULD FINDPallot's Marriage Index for England: 1780 - 1837
about William Walker
Name: William Walker
Spouse: Mary Cottam
Spouse's Residence: of Besthorpe
Marriage Date: 28 Nov 1815
PARISH: South Scarle Nottinghamshire

Pallot's Marriage Index for England: 1780 - 1837
about Mary Starling
Name: Mary Starling
Spouse: William Walker
Marriage Date: 20 Apr 1804
PARISH: Bushley Worcestershire
 
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My william walker married a Mary Richardson from barsby in 1809 and had the following;AMEY 1816
lucy 1819
william 1821 D
John1822
George 1823
william 1826
In the 1861 census that i have a copy william is75 a retired Gardener from Brownsover Warwikshire,
Mary his spouse is 68 and is from Barsby
william ;son and gardener is 27.
75y from 1861 gives you 1786 at Brownsover.However on my many visits to the records office in warick i havent found any trace of birth.
There is mention of a Richard Walker marr to Ann Smith of Brownsover on 10:4:1726/ but this is to early and i couldnt find to link to william of 1786.
William died at 77y in 1862 and i think Mary his spouse must have died sometime after the 1861 as she is on the census but didnt put her mark on the death cert in 1862.
 

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My william walker married a Mary Richardson from barsby in 1809 and had the following;AMEY 1816
lucy 1819
william 1821 D
John1822
George 1823
william 1826
In the 1861 census that i have a copy william is75 a retired Gardener from Brownsover Warwikshire,
Mary his spouse is 68 and is from Barsby
william ;son and gardener is 27.
75y from 1861 gives you 1786 at Brownsover.However on my many visits to the records office in warick i havent found any trace of birth.
There is mention of a Richard Walker marr to Ann Smith of Brownsover on 10:4:1726/ but this is to early and i couldnt find to link to william of 1786.
William died at 77y in 1862 and i think Mary his spouse must have died sometime after the 1861 as she is on the census but didnt put her mark on the death cert in 1862.

Hi BB

Is it Barsby Leicestershire or Barby Warwickshire. The reason I ask, is that I used to live near Barby, and Brownsover. One is just north of Rugby and the other is just south.
Those two Villages would be a lot closer than Barsby in Liecestershire, and would be more feasible for personal contact.

Steve.:)
 
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Barsby Leicestershire is where williams wife came from.There must be a logical reason why i carnt find william at Browsover .possably moved when he was young from a near by villageThere is plenty of williams around at that time.He definatly moved pior to his marage in Thrussinton in 1809 but at what age?
 
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