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BUTCHER & DUFF families


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RG11 Piece 1305 Folio 66 Page 5
Civil Parish: St Lawrence
County: Berkshire
Registration District: Reading
Address: 18 Friar St
William D Butcher Head Mar M 31 General Practioner Medical Member of Royal College of Physicians Maidstone, Kent
Fanny Butcher Wife Mar F 31 India
Dorothy H Butcher dau F 3 Reading, Berkshire
Elsie M Butcher dau F 1 Reading, Berkshire
Charles B Butcher son M 0 Reading, Berkshire
Sophia Smith Mar F 54 Monthly Nurse Wallingford, Berkshire

RG11 Piece 4422 Folio 97 Page 17
Civil Parish: Northowram
County: Yorkshire (West Riding)
Registration District: Halifax
Address: 1 Elgin St
James Duff Head Mar M 24 Managing Clerk In Chartered Accountants Office Scotland
Elizabeth Duff Wife Mar F 32 Scotland
Catherine S Duff dau F 2 Halifax, Yorkshire

Births Mar 1882
DUFF Margaret Peden Halifax 9a 496

Births Dec 1887
Duff Agnes *lziel Halifax 9a 436

Looking for the two families in 1891 and 1901, including Charles B Butcher and Margaret P Duff.

Index to Unassisted Inward Passenger Lists to Victoria 1852-1923
DUFF M MISS Age 28 - MAY 1911 ORONTES B 824 005


Haven't found Charles in 1891, but this looks like him in 1901:

Name: Charles B D Butcher
Age: 20
Estimated birth year: abt 1881
Relation to Head: Son
Gender: Male
Father: William D Butcher
Mother: Fanny Butcher
Birth Place: Reading, Berkshire, England
Civil Parish: Ealing
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Ecclesiastical parish: St Stephen
Town: Ealing
County/Island: Middlesex
Country: England
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Registration district: Brentford
Sub-registration district: Brentford
ED, institution, or vessel: 05
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Piece: 1190
Folio: 134
Page Number: 37
Household schedule number: 212
Household Members:
Name Age
William D Butcher 54
Fanny Butcher 51
Harriett D Butcher 23
Charles B D Butcher 20
William G D Butcher 9
Percy L Leakey 25
Eliza Frost 60
Marion G Hall 27
Sarah L Robinson 23
Friedrick Rauhauser 24

Again no luck with 1891 census but this in 1901:

Name: Margaret P Duff
Age: 19
Estimated birth year: abt 1882
Relation to Head: Daughter
Gender: Female
Father: James Duff
Mother: Elizabeth Duff
Birth Place: Halifax, Yorkshire, England
Civil Parish: Halifax
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Ecclesiastical parish: Salterhebble All Saints
County/Island: Yorkshire
Country: England
Registration district: Halifax
Sub-registration district: Halifax
ED, institution, or vessel: 56
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 4125
Folio: 133
Page Number: 2
Household schedule number: 7
Household Members:
Name Age
James Duff 44
Elizabeth Duff 52
Catherine S Duff 22
Margaret P Duff 19
Agnes D Duff 13
Mary Cook 44
Margaret Granger 28
Louis Sellers 29

Family under SMITH, transcription error, surname continued on from previous household.
[Benjamin G Smith abt 1844 Halifax, Yorkshire, England Head Skircoat, Yorkshire]
No. 36 Elmfield Ter

fmp 1891 No. 34 Elmfield Ter

Elizabeth Duff Wife Married Female 39 1852 - -
Catherine Duff Daughter Single Female 12 1879 Scholar Halifax, Yorkshire, England
Margaret Duff Daughter Single Female 9 1882 Scholar Halifax, Yorkshire, England
Agnes Duff Daughter Single Female 3 1888 - Halifax, Yorkshire, England
Allison Strahan Servant Single Female 19 1872 General Servant Domestic Hurlford, Ayrshire, Scotland
Street Elmfield Terrace
Town Halifax
Parish Skircoat
City Halifax
County Yorkshire, Yorkshire (West Riding)
Registration district Halifax
Archive reference RG12
Piece number 3594
Folio 31
Page 11
Record set 1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census
Category Census, Land & Surveys
Subcategory Census
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This looks like Charles B's father with son, Douglas..

Ecclesiastical parish: Holy Trinity
Town: New Windsor
County: Berkshire
RD: Windsor
ED: 15; Piece: 1012; Folio: 82; Page: 15

William Deane Butcher 44 [b. Maidstone. M.R.C.S.]
Frederick J Powell 23 servant
Else Winter 26 governess
Douglas A Deane Butcher 6 son [b. Windsor, Berkshire]
Louisa P Read 23 servant
Emily Fraser 23 [do]
Lizzie King 17 [do]
Ernest W *Readey 17 visitor [maybe Leakey]

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Sibling of Charles B..

Ecclesiastical parish: Blaby
Town: Blaby
County: Leicestershire
RD: Blaby
ED: 6; Piece: 2497; Folio: 13; Page: 19

Peter N Leakey 60 [b. Exeter. Rector. Clergy]
Mary Leakey 49 [b. East Indies]
Richard H Leakey 22
Reginald J Leakey 21
Frederick H Leakey 19
Percy L Leakey 15
Agnes Leakey 30
Herbert N Leakey 1
Isabel M B Leakey 2/12
Edith L Maynard 22
Thirza Foss 33
Hannah Parker 29
Emma M Pegg 19
Elsie M Butcher 11 niece [b. Reading]

Can't see James Duff in 1891, not with family

The late James Duff

Leeds Mercury 11 April 1905

Leeds Mercury 9 May 1905

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Reading Mercury 3 June 1911

The Times (London, England), Monday, May 29, 1911

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Possible for Charles B and sibling..

Civil Parish: Felixstowe
Ecclesiastical parish: Felixstowe
Town: Felixstowe
County: Suffolk
RD: Woodbridge
ED: 2; Piece: 1475; Folio: 22; Page: 2

Sarah E Barr 40 [b. Essex. Lodging House Keeper]
Dorothy Butcher 13 visitor [b. Reading]
Bayett Butcher 10 visitor [do] user submission 'Bazett'
Eliza Frost 50 visitor, nurse, sick
Bea Crowe 17 servant