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William & Elizabeth PENFOLD Surrey

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I'd like a look up please for the following PENFOLD family in Surrey in 1841

William
spouse Elizabeth (nee SMITH)
son Edwin b. 1828 Tooting Graveney

Sorry, that's all I have at the moment.

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Hi Dave

This is the closest match I could find.

1841 U.K census
C.P: Tooting Graveney
Hundred: Brixton (Western Division)
County: Surrey
R.D: Wandsworth

PENFOLD William 1801 age 40 Tailor Surrey
PENFOLD Elizabeth 1801 age 40 Surrey
PENFOLD Edwin 1828 age 13 Surrey
PENFOLD William 1835 age 6 Surrey

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Hello crankypants,

Thank you very much. That looks like the family. Please see if you can find Edwin in 1851. Thanks.

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Hi Dave

At times like this I do need a glass of red, preferably a Penfold's:D :D

As you would expect I can find his parents and his brother but as for Edwin he's done a runner.:'(

I did google Edwin Thomas PENFOLD and was surprised no other researcher has the year or ship Edwin arrived in Australia.
I couldn't find any shipping records for him either, did find him with wife and seven children coming back to Sydney from London in 1878.
I read the bio for his son and says Edwin arrived in NSW 1853 after working in the goldfields, perhaps he was in Vic or W.A before 1853.?

Let me know if you need anymore on Edwin.

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Hello crankypants,

Thanks. Yes, I've seen nothing that says when he arrived in Australia. I have found lots of stuff with full dates for events for lots of descendants. Actually they are known as the stationery firm. Do you have any more details on his return to Australia with his children?

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Hello crankypants,

Thanks a lot. Question: How did you find them? If you don't know the vessel and the month and year how can you find anyone you are searching for in that database?

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Hello crankypants,


Oh :D :D :D


I've been to that site many times and never found until just now that you CAN click on the word 'SEARCH'.

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I'd like a look up please for the following PENFOLD family in Surrey in 1841

William
spouse Elizabeth (nee SMITH)
son Edwin b. 1828 Tooting Graveney

Sorry, that's all I have at the moment.

Regards,

Dave
Another male that is possibly a son is:

William Frederick Penfold

Birth Lower Tooting, Surrey, England
Christening 8 July 1834 Tooting Graveney, Surrey, England

See the 1971 Census

Wife Celilia

They had three children that have names similar / same as others in the family.

Frederick William Penfold birth 1861
Edwin T Penfold Cal birth 1863
Florence C Penfold Cal birth 1870

1871 Census on Ancestry
http://search.ancestry.com.au/cgi-b...=35&h=7786086&recoff=1+2+3&db=uki1871&indiv=1

1881 Census on Ancestry
http://search.ancestry.com.au/cgi-b...35&h=21049628&recoff=1+2+3&db=uki1881&indiv=1

Would be interested to know if you can connect them to
William Penfold and Elizabeth Smith.
 

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Hello Lamplight,

Yes, with only William not Willian F or more in the census how do you prove the "PENFOLD William 1835 age 6 Surrey" in the 1841 census is the William Frederick c. 6 Jul 1834 Tooting Graveney, Surrey - Batch: C056081 without his mother's maiden name, SMITH. Edwin Thomas appears in the same batch with parents William and Elizabeth also minus SMITH.

They are the only two in the batch with those parents. I'd say they are brothers given the naming pattern of the children as well.

Do we have the family together in 1851? That's one census listing I don't have, nor do I have membership of A.....y.

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Hi Dave

This is the closest match I could find.

1841 U.K census
C.P: Tooting Graveney
Hundred: Brixton (Western Division)
County: Surrey
R.D: Wandsworth

PENFOLD William 1801 age 40 Tailor Surrey
PENFOLD Elizabeth 1801 age 40 Surrey
PENFOLD Edwin 1828 age 13 Surrey
PENFOLD William 1835 age 6 Surrey

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Willian Frederick Penfold was christened 6 July 1834 Tooting Graveney, Surrey, England.

See the IGI.

Extracted birth or christening record for the locality listed in the record. The source records are usually arranged
chronologically by the birth or christening date.
Source Information:
Batch No.: Dates: Source Call No.: Type: Printout Call No.: Type:
C056081 1684 0307728 Film 6906158 Film
C056081 1800 - 1844 0307728 Film NONE

Often if the family went to the same church you will pick up other family memebers from the batch records. C in front of the batch number tells you it is a christening record. These would be extracted by volunteers from microfilms made of the records.

Edwin Thomas Penfold was Christened 1 Jun 1828

Again from the IGI and the same batch files.

Extracted birth or christening record for the locality listed in the record. The source records are usually arranged
chronologically by the birth or christening date.
Source Information:
Batch No.: Dates: Source Call No.: Type: Printout Call No.: Type:
C056081 1684 0307728 Film 6906158 Film
C056081 1800 - 1844 0307728 Film NONE


Thank you for the information on William. I also thought he was one of the family.
 
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Hello Lamplight,

Yes, with only William not Willian F or more in the census how do you prove the "PENFOLD William 1835 age 6 Surrey" in the 1841 census is the William Frederick c. 6 Jul 1834 Tooting Graveney, Surrey - Batch: C056081 without his mother's maiden name, SMITH. Edwin Thomas appears in the same batch with parents William and Elizabeth also minus SMITH.

They are the only two in the batch with those parents. I'd say they are brothers given the naming pattern of the children as well.

Do we have the family together in 1851? That's one census listing I don't have, nor do I have membership of A.....y.

Regards,

Dave
I still have not figured out how these forums work. I get lost in the lists.

A Batch file will be from the same church. The chances are they attended church regularly. They were a religious family.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Burwood,_New_South_Wales

Nearby Woodstock in Church St was built in the early 1870s by tobacco manufacturer Edwin Penfold.


Edwin Thomas Penfold paid for the building of a church in Burwood, Sydney.
 

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Hello Lamplight,

Interesting, thanks. I didn't know about Edwin's contribution to Burwood.


1841 U.K census
C.P: Tooting Graveney
Hundred: Brixton (Western Division)
County: Surrey
R.D: Wandsworth
PENFOLD William 1801 age 40 Tailor Surrey
PENFOLD Elizabeth 1801 age 40 Surrey
PENFOLD Edwin 1828 age 13 Surrey
PENFOLD William 1835 age 6 Surrey
Would some kind person please see if they can find the family in 1851. Thanks.

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Dave
 

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Hi Dave,

Civil parish Tooting Graveney
RD Wandsworth
Sub Rd Putney

1851

William Penfold head age 52 occ master taylor employing ----- born Tooting
Elizabeth wife age 53 born Chertsey
Sarah Adinston lodger age 77
 

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A possibility for William Penfold

Civil parish Uxbridge
RD Uxbridge
Sub RD Hillingdon

Windsor Street

James Towers head age 27 occ grocer
Rebecca wife age 24
Emma dau age 3
William son age 1
William Penfold age 16 occ assistant born Tooting
Eliza Bradley Servant
 

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Hi Dave,

Couldnt find any for Edwin Penfold, but did find this one with rather iffy name. See What you think.

Civil parish Lambeth
RD Lambeth
Sub Rd Waterloo Road First

Cecilia Pardy head widow age 36 occ dressmaker born Lambeth Surrey
William son age 13
Edwin Romfred (as transcribed by Ancestry) age 24 occ upholsterer born Lambeth

The name could possibily be Penfold.

Class HO107
Piece 1569
Folio 248
Page 35

Have put the references in case anyone else would like to have a look and see if they can decipher the surname.
 

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Hello Julie,


Thanks. I agree the name 'Romfred' is suspect but I'm wondering about the change of occupation from upholsterer: "Burwood - nearby Woodstock in Church St was built in the early 1870s by tobacco manufacturer Edwin Penfold."

What we don't have yet is any Sands Directory Listing for Edwin in NSW.

He arrived before 1853 and that's all we can say until he is found in shipping records.

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Hi Dave have you these?

Sands directory.

1861

Edwin Penfold Tobaconist, 452 George Street

1863

Edwin T Penfold, Woodstock Cottage, district Paddington

1863

Edwin Penfold Tobaconist, 438n George Street p.r. Glenmore Road Paddington

I'm assuming that pr means personal residence,
 

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