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Thomas ANGEL, senior


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1851 Census
Angel Paisley Low - 13 Bridge St
Name Age Ward Enum Page Line Occupation
Samuel 23 464 3 9 7 Starcher
Janet 22 8 Warp Winder
Anne 3 9
Samuel 8mo 10
Mary Clymont lodger age 28 b. Paisley, Renfrew weaver warp winder
Thomas Clymont age 6 b. Paisley, Renfrew [England]
John Clymont age 4 b. Paisley, Renfrew [England]

That census will take some explaining. :D

Thomas ANGEL, senior b. 1820 Paisley, Renfrew - not yet found anywhere in 1851.

Thomas ended up in England where he married a Mary CLEMENT.

From Cheshire BMD site Thomas ANGEL married Mary CLEMENTS in 1843 (Stockport), it also states a civil marriage. In FreeBMD Choose Cheshire:

Marriages Sep 1843
ANGEL Thomas Ashton &c 20 79
CLEMENTS Mary Ashton &c 20 79

Children born in England:

Thomas ANGEL, junior

Births Sep 1844
Angel Thomas Ashton 20 20

John Clement ANGEL

Births Dec 1846
Angel John Ashton & 20 17

Hannah ANGEL b. ??

Death: Abbey (Paisley) 05/12/1851 Hannah ANGEL

So two questions:

Where and when was Hannah born?

The fact that Hannah is not there would suggest she was born after the 1851 census.

Where was Thomas senior in 1851?

His spouse and their two children where living with his brother Samuel and his family in Paisley.


1851 This record translated by Mcr/Lancs FHS from damaged records - no actual record to see

SIMPSON, Charles Head Married M 29 1822 Iron Moulder Chesterfield
SIMPSON, Alice Wife F 25 1826 Illegible Illegible
SIMPSON, Emma Dau F 5 1846 Scholar AshtonLancashire
ANGEL, Thomas Lodger Married M 29 1822 Plumber Scotland

Piece:2233 Folio:0 Page:0

Registration District:Ashton Under Lyne

Civil Parish: Ashton-Under-Lyne
Address: 141, Fleet Street, Ashton-Under-Lyne Lancashire

Hello dave,

Thank you very much.

That's great. One more puzzle solved.

A plumber is a surprise. He has been a railway porter, bond man, ferryman, coal weigher,... ;)