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Edward GREENING - b 1828 - Peter Tavy, Devon

Location
gloucestershire
From
England
I have a string of references that I believe relate to this person, but I am missing crucial census records for 1861 and 1871 to consolidate my findings.

Edward Dobson Grinon was baptised on 5 Oct 1828 at Peter Tavy.

The names Edward Greenham and Amy Botterell appear on the same page Sep Q 1851 Tavistock.

Merchant Seamen Service Records - Edward Greening, b 1829, Devonshire 1853-57.

Passenger list - "Arkwright"- Liverpool - New York - March 1864. Edward Grenning,34, England in group of 5. I am reasonably confident that I have identified the other 4 as nephews of Edward of Peter Tavy.

U S Census 1870 - Edward Greening, 39, shoemaker, living Brooklyn, New York.

1881 - Edward Greening, 52, born Peter Tavy, boot and shoemaker,
" Anny" Greening, 57, born Lamerton.
Living East Stonehouse, Plymouth.

Death - Edward Greening, Jun Q 1889, East Stonehouse, aged 60.

Census entry for 1861 could confirm marriage, and if Amy alone in 1871, could confirm migration. Not sure what Merchant Seaman's records might tell me.

Can anyone see what I am missing?
 
1871 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription

First name(s) A
Last name Greening

Relationship Patient

Age 47
Birth year 1824

Birth town Lamerton
Birth county as transcribed DEVON
Birth place England
The Devon County Lunatic Asylum, Exminster

Parish Exminster

County Devon
Country England
Registration district St Thomas

Archive reference RG10
Piece number 2060
Folio 65
Page 23

1871 England, Wales & Scotland Census
Collections from Great Britain
 
there's something queer abut his name. He was married in sep qtr 1851 as Edward Greenham, but before then was recorded as Greening on 1851 census, and then again after that on the merchant navy listing.



1851 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription

Paddons Row, Tavistock, Devon, England

John Eastlake Head Married Male 44 1807 Cordwainer Tavistock, Devon, England
Grace Eastlake Wife Married Female 45 1806 - Lawhitton, Cornwall, England
Robert Eastlake Son - Male 17 1834 Butchers Assistant Tavistock, Devon, England
Ann L Eastlake Daughter - Female 15 1836 House Duties Tavistock, Devon, England
Richard L Eastlake Son - Male 4 1847 Scholar Tavistock, Devon, England
Agnes Eastlake Daughter - Female 2 1849 - Tavistock, Devon, England
Edward Greening Lodger Unmarried Male 23 1828 Cordwainer - Petertavy Devon, England
 
Thanks, Dave. That 1871 find was great and certainly not something I was expecting.

For such a relatively simple name, it does quite regularly get mangled. In my original post it appears in four forms - Greening, Greenham, Grenning and Grinon. I have even found it recorded as Grendon and just about everything in between. Greening is the "correct" spelling.
 
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