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Joseph Burgess


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Bendigo, Victoria
I thought 1881 Census was free, but everywhere I look - they all want money.

I'm trying to track down Joseph Burgess, born 1850, presumably around Cheltenham and Charlton Kings (which I believe are close to each other, his siblings born a year before and 2 years after, confirm this).

His parents were Charles Burgess, who tho born and married in Middlesex, moved to Gloucester shortly after his marriage to Elizabeth Evans (in 1838)

Charles Burgess had a nursery business in London Road, Charlton Kings, and nearly all of the siblings had some involvement in the business.

Joseph shows up in the 1851 census as 1 year old.
He doesn't appear with his family in the 1861 census (aged 11)
In 1871 Census he is 21 and a Farm Bailiff born Charlton Kings
He doesn't appear in the 1881 census with his parents (aged 31) - I have lost track of him after this.

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