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Re: 1881 Census lookup request; Johnson
« Reply #9 on: Sunday 07 August 05 19:34 BST (UK) »
That's too bad. Have you searched for a possible marriage already? I don't know if you are aware of FreeBMD:

http://freebmd.rootsweb.com/

where you can search for births, marriages and deaths. Unfortunately, it's not complete yet. (I had a quick look and couldn't find a match, but you may be luckier).

The marriage certificate would tell her father's name. From there on we could do a search in previous census years.

Did you find a likely candidate for Joseph in 1881? If the 1901 census entry is correct, he was quite older than Ruth Grace. He may have been married before...

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Re: 1881 Census lookup request; Johnson
« Reply #10 on: Sunday 07 August 05 22:40 BST (UK) »
Thanks Tanja. Tried a couple of shots on BMD but no luck yet, will keep trying. Seems like a good site to use.

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Re: 1881 Census lookup request; Johnson
« Reply #11 on: Monday 08 August 05 04:35 BST (UK) »
Johnson family photo taken about 1898/99.

Father: Joseph Charles Johnson
Mother: Ruth Grace Fisher
Child 1: Ivy Adelaide Johnson (in father's arms)
Child 2: Edith Johnson
Child 3: Joseph Herbert Johnson
Child 4: Gladys Johnson
Child 5: Elsie Johnson (not shown)



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Re: 1881 Census lookup request; Johnson
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« Reply #13 on: Monday 08 August 05 05:42 BST (UK) »

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Re: 1881 Census lookup request; Johnson
« Reply #14 on: Monday 08 August 05 09:13 BST (UK) »
hello, Rov,

I have found what I think is the birth registration for

Ruth Fisher
Dec   1870  Alton (Hants)  2c  152

Alton,Hants is not far from the border with Surrey.    Farnham, Surrey, is also not far from the border.  Also, the list of adjacent districts in the registration districts list show Farnham as adjacent to Alton.

This entry was the only one in the right area, there were other entries for Ruth Fisher but in the Midlands or the North. There was no entry for a Grace that fitted.

Hope this helps

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Re: 1881 Census lookup request; Johnson
« Reply #15 on: Monday 08 August 05 10:00 BST (UK) »
If Meliora's find is yours, then there's this match in 1871/1881:

1871
RG10/1227
Folio 20 p. 5
Bentley, Hampshire
(Registration District Alton)

Bull Farm
William Fisher, head, 28, Ag Lab, b. Hants Bentley
Harriett, wife, 28, b. Hants Kingsley
Rose A, dau, 4, b. London Kensington
Charlotte L, dau, 2, b. Hants Bentley
Ruth, dau, 5ms, b. Hants Bentley

(and 2 household above, another Fisher: Thomas age 25 b. Bentley & family)

1881
RG11/1247
Folio 64 p. 15
Binsted, Hampshire (RD Alton)

Suggest you keep these in mind - they may be useful later.

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Re: 1881 Census lookup request; Johnson
« Reply #16 on: Monday 08 August 05 10:17 BST (UK) »
and in 1891, the same William seems to be in ... Farnham, Surrey!

RG12/569
Folio 57 p. 25
Farnham Weyborne, Surrey

Farnham Lane

William Fisher, head, 49, Cowman doestic servant Ag Lab, b. Hants Bentley
Harriett, wife, 48, b. Kingsley
Herbert, son, 17, Ag Lab, b. Derbyshire Cresswell
Phoebe, dau, 12, scholar, b. Hants Bentley
Frederick, son, 10, scholar, b. Hants Bentley

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Re: 1881 Census lookup request; Johnson
« Reply #17 on: Monday 08 August 05 10:43 BST (UK) »
and the 1881 too,

RG11/1247  fol 64  page 15
Binstead, Hants

William age 39
Harret  age 38
Roseann  age 14
Lilly  age 12
Ruth  age 10
Herbert  age 8
Alice age 6
Phoebe  age 1

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