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Despair Loveridge / Smith
« on: Wednesday 06 October 10 14:31 BST (UK) »
I found these people in the 1881 census record taken in Little Paxton, Huntingdonshire and am trying to work out who they are and who they came from..


Despair Loveridge          Head   24    abt 1857   Witcham, Cambridgeshire  (Tin Brazier & Hawker)
Chrysane Loveridge       Wife  24       abt 1857   Cottenham, Cambridgeshire
Elizabeth    Loveridge       Daughter  1 abt 1880   Chatteris, Cambridgeshire
Stephen    Loveridge       Brother  14  abt 1867   Bedfordshire
Countsellets Loveridge  Brother    3  abt 1878    Raunds, Northamptonshire
Priscilla Loveridge          Sister       7  abt 1874    Raunds, Northamptonshire

There are no other records under the name Despair Loveridge but there is a BMD birth register for a Despair Smith born 1856, Ely, Cambridgeshire.

I'm thinking that either these Smiths used the alternative of Loveridge or his wife was a Loveridge and they used her name for the census.  I would think that the brothers and sisters mentioned are siblings to Despair.  There is a tree on Ancestry giving Despair's parents as Joseph (circa 1830, Bedfordshire) and Elizabeth Loveridge (circa 1833, Bedfordshire) but unfortunately there are no records to confirm any of the details.  This tree does give Stephen Loveridge as a brother to Despair although there is no mention of either Countsellets or Priscilla.


Can anyone throw any light on these people for me?



Paternal family names: Lee & Smith
Maternal family names: Hollis, Lambert, Donaghue & Osborne.

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Re: Despair Loveridge / Smith
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 06 October 10 23:47 BST (UK) »
 

Hi, You would be right in thinking that they used both Smith and Loveridge as thier surnames.

Elizabeth Loveridge born abt 1880 shows up on Camdex as do a whole host of other Loveridges as does Despair Smith.

LOVERIDGE, Stephen - 1841
LOVERIDGE, Catharine - 1847
LOVERIDGE, Dives - 1851
LOVERIDGE, Elizabeth - 1857
LOVERIDGE, Matilda - 1860
LOVERIDGE, Selina - 1860
LOVERIDGE, Priscilla - 1864
LOVERIDGE, Henrietta - 1872
LOVERIDGE, Abigail - 1873
LOVERIDGE, Elizabeth - 1879

I will PM a friend who is very much related to the Loveridges and Smiths because maybe he can help you out.

Regards
Lyne

 
Bramwell -  Derbyshire and Bolton
Pottinger -  Gloucestershire, Berkshire
James- Gloucestershire
Rawley, Wheeler - Middlesex
Nicholls, Nichols -  Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire
Lee, Porter - Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire
Bowers, Coxall, Coe, Dawkins, Hawkins, Horspoole, Rule - Cambridgeshire
Stoughton - Bedfordshire
Stewart - Stirlingshire,  Glasgow and Edingburgh
Tulloch - Orkney Islands
Liddell - Stirlingshire, Lanarkshire
Tulloch, Wilson, Stevenson, Baxter, Muir, Boag - Scotland

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Re: Despair Loveridge / Smith
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 07 October 10 00:03 BST (UK) »
@ NettieS

Thanks a lot, any help would be gratefully received.  I do have quite a few Loveridges already compiled all from the same region but there are some that I can't tie in at all.
Paternal family names: Lee & Smith
Maternal family names: Hollis, Lambert, Donaghue & Osborne.

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Re: Despair Loveridge / Smith
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 07 October 10 14:49 BST (UK) »

Hi Scally,

I have had a look on GRU and have found someone has a tree that has Despair Loveridge, his wife Chrysane, thier daughter Elizabeth and Despairs brother Stephen in it.

I can find no mention of Priscilla or Countsellets (which I think should actually be Counseletta).
It might be worth making contact with the person on GRU who owns the tree to see if they are willing to help you out.

Regards
Lyne
Bramwell -  Derbyshire and Bolton
Pottinger -  Gloucestershire, Berkshire
James- Gloucestershire
Rawley, Wheeler - Middlesex
Nicholls, Nichols -  Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire
Lee, Porter - Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire
Bowers, Coxall, Coe, Dawkins, Hawkins, Horspoole, Rule - Cambridgeshire
Stoughton - Bedfordshire
Stewart - Stirlingshire,  Glasgow and Edingburgh
Tulloch - Orkney Islands
Liddell - Stirlingshire, Lanarkshire
Tulloch, Wilson, Stevenson, Baxter, Muir, Boag - Scotland

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Re: Despair Loveridge / Smith
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 07 October 10 15:04 BST (UK) »
@ NettieS

Yes, that's the tree I was referring to that I have seen on Ancestry.  Priscilla and Countsellets (who I also think should be Counseletta or some variation) are seen on the 1881 census record in Huntingdon. 
Paternal family names: Lee & Smith
Maternal family names: Hollis, Lambert, Donaghue & Osborne.

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Re: Despair Loveridge / Smith
« Reply #5 on: Thursday 07 October 10 15:26 BST (UK) »

Hi Scally,

Yes both the tree on Ancestry and GRU are Smith family trees.

I checked the family site and have seen that they all show up on the 1881 census record for Huntingdon, interestling enough this lot also show up on the same census next to them in Hail Weston Lane, Little Paxton.

 Cornelius LOVERIDGE   Head   M   Male   28   Saffron Walden, Bedford, England   Scissor Grinder     
 Emma LOVERIDGE   Wife   M   Female   29   Keysoe, Bedford, England   Pedlar     
 Andretta LOVERIDGE   Daur      Female   10   Offord, Huntingdon, England       
 Henrietta LOVERIDGE   Daur      Female   8   Offord, Huntingdon, England       
 Emma LOVERIDGE   Daur      Female   5   Keysoe, Bedford, England       
 Angelina LOVERIDGE   Daur      Female   3   Bluntisham, Huntingdon, England       
 Susannah LOVERIDGE   Daur      Female   9 m   Abbots Ripton, Huntingdon, England     

Just what relation Cornelius is to Despair I have no idea, brother or cousin.

Also on the family search site it says Stephen Loveridge christened  06 MAR 1866   Saint Paul, Bedford, Bedford, England, parents Joseph Loveridge and Elizabeth.
 

Regards
Lyne   

Bramwell -  Derbyshire and Bolton
Pottinger -  Gloucestershire, Berkshire
James- Gloucestershire
Rawley, Wheeler - Middlesex
Nicholls, Nichols -  Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire
Lee, Porter - Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire
Bowers, Coxall, Coe, Dawkins, Hawkins, Horspoole, Rule - Cambridgeshire
Stoughton - Bedfordshire
Stewart - Stirlingshire,  Glasgow and Edingburgh
Tulloch - Orkney Islands
Liddell - Stirlingshire, Lanarkshire
Tulloch, Wilson, Stevenson, Baxter, Muir, Boag - Scotland

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Re: Despair Loveridge / Smith
« Reply #6 on: Thursday 07 October 10 15:32 BST (UK) »
Hi Nettie

Yes, I saw those as well on the census record and assumed that there was some connection between them.  Just need to find out who parents were of Despair and Cornelius.
Paternal family names: Lee & Smith
Maternal family names: Hollis, Lambert, Donaghue & Osborne.

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Re: Despair Loveridge / Smith
« Reply #7 on: Thursday 07 October 10 15:38 BST (UK) »


Hi Scally,
Sticking with the family site search I believe this is Cornelius.

CORNELIUS LOVELEDGE christened 05 MAR 1853   All Saints, Kempston, Bedford, England
 
Mother Sarah Loveledge.

So we have Cornelius's mother we just need Despairs now.
Bramwell -  Derbyshire and Bolton
Pottinger -  Gloucestershire, Berkshire
James- Gloucestershire
Rawley, Wheeler - Middlesex
Nicholls, Nichols -  Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire
Lee, Porter - Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire
Bowers, Coxall, Coe, Dawkins, Hawkins, Horspoole, Rule - Cambridgeshire
Stoughton - Bedfordshire
Stewart - Stirlingshire,  Glasgow and Edingburgh
Tulloch - Orkney Islands
Liddell - Stirlingshire, Lanarkshire
Tulloch, Wilson, Stevenson, Baxter, Muir, Boag - Scotland

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Re: Despair Loveridge / Smith
« Reply #8 on: Thursday 07 October 10 15:55 BST (UK) »

Yes, that certainly fits in with his age given in 1881.  Good find.
Paternal family names: Lee & Smith
Maternal family names: Hollis, Lambert, Donaghue & Osborne.