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Families of Downton, Wiltshire
« on: Monday 29 June 09 00:14 BST (UK) »
Hi

My mothers father line (as far as I have traced it so far) started in Downton, Wilts and in the course of my doing the tree I have come across many many helpful people who also 'start' in Downton. I am considering a new tree on Ancestry for Downton Families .

Anyone interested?

Sandra
Fenn from Denham Bucks and Honeywell from Downton Wilts

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Re: Families of Downton, Wiltshire
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 02 July 09 19:34 BST (UK) »
Hi Sandra,
                Some of my family were briefly in Downton, but the missing 1841 census doesn't help me to see if there is more. I would willingly contribute what I have. Great idea. Toby,

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Re: Families of Downton, Wiltshire
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 02 July 09 21:51 BST (UK) »
Hi Toby

the 1841 census for Downton has been reproduced in a Eureka publication which I have a copy of,

which families are you interested in?

Sandra
Fenn from Denham Bucks and Honeywell from Downton Wilts

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Re: Families of Downton, Wiltshire
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 02 July 09 22:29 BST (UK) »
Hi Sandra,
                 Very surprised at your reply. I don't understand how a census can be recreated.
        I am interested in a John Foss born Litton Cheney, Dorset and  aged 33 in 1841. He was a dairyman in the 1851, 61 & 71 censuses. I would expect to find a wife, Emma and perhaps 3 children , the third being born in Downton.
     Shall be most interested to hear what you find. Many thanks, Toby.

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Re: Families of Downton, Wiltshire
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 02 July 09 22:44 BST (UK) »
Toby - You can find your Foss family on the 1841 census on FREECEN. All of the Wiltshire 1841 census is on there.

There are 4 children - the last 2 born in Wiltshire.

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Census info-Crown Copyright from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

Rodway London 19-20c
Kirk London/Brum/Coventry/London 19c
Blower Warwicks 19c
Syrett/Brewer/Cranwell London 19c
Punter Herts/London 19c
Whitrow/Hutchings/Leeworthy/Goldsworthy/May - Devon 19-20c

Stoodley Dorset/Hants/Wilts 18-20c
Cooper/Clark Broughton, Hants 18c
Moody - East Dean/Sherfield English Hants 18/19c
White  Aspull/Wigan, Lancs 19-20c
West/Angel/Johnson/Clark  S. Wilts 19-20c
Edwards  Wardour/Ansty, Wilts 19c

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Re: Families of Downton, Wiltshire
« Reply #5 on: Thursday 02 July 09 22:52 BST (UK) »
Thanks Kanskar. I am learning a lot today. Sounds like there will be a new name of a child that died very young. I shall have to redo my Downton search. At the old Family Reserch Centre at Myddleton Road, the Downton section of the 1841 census was stated to be missing. Very good news, Toby.

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Re: Families of Downton, Wiltshire
« Reply #6 on: Thursday 02 July 09 23:01 BST (UK) »
Toby - Interestingly in 1841 John Foss was an Innkeeper.
Census info-Crown Copyright from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

Rodway London 19-20c
Kirk London/Brum/Coventry/London 19c
Blower Warwicks 19c
Syrett/Brewer/Cranwell London 19c
Punter Herts/London 19c
Whitrow/Hutchings/Leeworthy/Goldsworthy/May - Devon 19-20c

Stoodley Dorset/Hants/Wilts 18-20c
Cooper/Clark Broughton, Hants 18c
Moody - East Dean/Sherfield English Hants 18/19c
White  Aspull/Wigan, Lancs 19-20c
West/Angel/Johnson/Clark  S. Wilts 19-20c
Edwards  Wardour/Ansty, Wilts 19c

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Re: Families of Downton, Wiltshire
« Reply #7 on: Friday 03 July 09 19:39 BST (UK) »
Hi Kanskar,
                  I knew that there were Foss innkeepers in Dorset but have never found a connection with my Foss'. T shall have to wait until I have seen the actual 1841 entry before making any further commment. FREECEN doesn't mean anything to me.
          Thanks for your help. Toby.

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Re: Families of Downton, Wiltshire
« Reply #8 on: Friday 03 July 09 22:12 BST (UK) »
Toby-Here's the link:

http://www.freecen.org.uk



Census info-Crown Copyright from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

Rodway London 19-20c
Kirk London/Brum/Coventry/London 19c
Blower Warwicks 19c
Syrett/Brewer/Cranwell London 19c
Punter Herts/London 19c
Whitrow/Hutchings/Leeworthy/Goldsworthy/May - Devon 19-20c

Stoodley Dorset/Hants/Wilts 18-20c
Cooper/Clark Broughton, Hants 18c
Moody - East Dean/Sherfield English Hants 18/19c
White  Aspull/Wigan, Lancs 19-20c
West/Angel/Johnson/Clark  S. Wilts 19-20c
Edwards  Wardour/Ansty, Wilts 19c