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  • Message 1. 

    Posted by Barbara (U4258832) on Sunday, 18th December 2011

    Hi
    looks as though this will possibly be my last posting on here [thanks BBC], but thanks to all who have helped me in the past.

    I have another query for you. I cannot find WILLIAM TOWSEY born abt 1778 place unknown on 1841/51/61 censii I believe he may have died about 1861.
    He married MARGARET POWELL, born 1795, Blackfriars, 1812, BETHNAL GREEN.

    In 1841 Margaret Towsey is living Paradise Row, Southwark with 3 children JOHN TOWSEY 1825, SOUTHWARK, HENRY TOWSEY 1831, SOUTHWARK, AND SARAH 1837 LAMBETH.

    I cannot find Margaret 1851/61. She died 1867

    The Towsey name does seem to get mis transcribed.

    Any help would be much appreciated

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  • Message 2

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    Posted by jc (U1902680) on Monday, 19th December 2011

    I think some of the following might help

    1841 - ages are often rounded down
    Margaret Towsey 46
    John Towsey 16
    Henry Towsey 10
    Sarah Towsey 14

    Children of William and Margaret
    Name: James Towsey
    Record Type: Baptism
    Estimated Birth Date: abt 1820
    Baptism Date: 25 Dec 1820
    Father's Name: William Towsey
    Mother's Name: Margaret Towsey
    Parish or Poor Law Union: Southwark St Saviour
    fathers occupation: mason
    abode Christ Church
    born 11 Jan 1818

    Name: Mary Ann Towsey
    Record Type: Baptism
    Estimated Birth Date: abt 1820
    Baptism Date: 25 Dec 1820
    Father's Name: William Towsey
    Mother's Name: Margaret Towsey
    Parish or Poor Law Union: Southwark St Saviour
    born 13 Nov 1818!

    Name: John Towsey
    Record Type: Baptism
    Estimated Birth Date: abt 1823
    Baptism Date: 20 Jul 1823
    Father's Name: William Towsey
    Mother's Name: Margaret Towsey
    Parish or Poor Law Union: Southwark St Saviour
    Abode Norfolk St
    fathers occupation Stone Mason
    born 13 Mar 1822


    Name: Sarah Towsey
    Record Type: Baptism
    Estimated Birth Date: abt 1828
    Baptism Date: 31 Oct 1828
    Father's Name: William Towsey
    Mother's Name: Margaret Towsey
    Parish or Poor Law Union: Lambeth St John the Evangelist
    abode Duke St, St Georges, Southwark
    fathers occupation stone Mason

    sarah marries Benjamin Britton
    Name: Sarah Towsey
    Spouse Name: Benjamin Britton - Tailor
    Spouse Age: Full Age
    Record Type: Marriage
    Event Date: 11 Aug 1844
    Parish: Lambeth St John the Evangelist
    Borough: Lambeth
    Father Name: William Towsey - Mason
    Spouse Father Name: William Britton - Baker
    Register Type: Parish Register
    father William is a Mason, not down as deceased but doesn't sign as witness

    Name: Mary Ann Towsey
    Spouse Name: George Rymes - Mason
    Spouse Age: Full Age
    Record Type: Marriage
    Event Date: 18 Sep 1847
    Parish: Lambeth St John the Evangelist
    Borough: Lambeth
    Father Name: William Towsey - Mason (deceased)
    Spouse Father Name: Thomas Rymes - housekeeper
    Register Type: Parish Register


    William must have died sometime before 1847

    FYI

    Name: John Towsey - Stone mason (bachelor)
    Age: Full Age
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1864
    Spouse Name: Jane Clarke - widow
    Record Type: Marriage
    Event Date: 23 Nov 1864
    Parish: Lambeth St Mary
    Borough: Lambeth
    Father Name: William Towsey - Mason (deceased)
    Spouse Father Name: John Preece - licensed victualler (deceased)

    Name: Henry Towsey mason
    Age: Full Age
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1861
    Spouse Name: Ann Chambers
    Record Type: Marriage
    Event Date: 19 Aug 1861
    Parish: Lambeth St Mary
    Borough: Lambeth
    Father Name: William Towsey (Mason - deceased)
    Spouse Father Name: John Chambers
    Register Type: Parish Register
    witnesses J Towsey and Sarah Towsey?

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  • Message 3

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    Posted by jc (U1902680) on Monday, 19th December 2011

    Family search has this burial but I can't find a corresponding entry on the death index. Its possible he died elsewhere

    Name: William Towsey
    Gender: Male
    Burial Date: 1845
    Burial Place: St. James', Bermondsey, Surrey, England
    Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I02084-3
    System Origin: England-EASy
    Source Film Number: 254559
    Reference Number: yr 1845 p 263


    of course there is no age, which would have helped identify him

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  • Message 4

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    Posted by jc (U1902680) on Monday, 19th December 2011

    a tree on Ancestry has Margarets death as 13 Jun 1867, to get that I would assume they have the death cert....
    It might be a good idea to contact the tree owner markwardrobe1

    beware though, several other trees have William and Margaret having kids all over the place!

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  • Message 5

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    Posted by jc (U1902680) on Monday, 19th December 2011

    1851 is a very poor transcript
    Class: HO107; Piece: 1565; Folio: 161; Page: 9
    Name: Henry Towson
    Age: 53
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1798
    Relation: Visitor
    Where born: Blackfriars, Surrey, England
    Civil parish: Southwark St George
    Ecclesiastical parish: St Jude
    County/Island: Surrey
    Country: England
    Registration district: St George Southwark
    Sub-registration district: London Road
    ED, institution, or vessel: 6
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household schedule number: 43
    Piece: 1565 Folio: 161 Page Number: 9
    Mary Richards 43
    Henry Towson 53 << Mary Towser 53 widow visitor charwoman born Blackfriars
    Henry Towson 17 stonemason Blackfriars
    18 Gibraltar Row, St Georges Southwark

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  • Message 6

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    Posted by jc (U1902680) on Monday, 19th December 2011

    you may want to look sideways to go back on William

    In 1811 at the same church as William and Margaret married in Bethnal Green, an Elizabeth Towsey married Thomas Maris
    they also went on to live in Southwark


    Name: John Maris
    Record Type: Baptism
    Estimated Birth Date: abt 1817
    Baptism Date: 19 Oct 1817
    Father's Name: Thomas Maris
    Mother's Name: Elizabeth Maris
    Parish or Poor Law Union: Southwark St Saviour
    born 12 Sept 1816
    fathers occupation Smith
    abode Christchurch

    Name: Henry Maris
    Record Type: Baptism
    Estimated Birth Date: abt 1820
    Baptism Date: 25 Dec 1820
    Father's Name: Thomas Maris
    Mother's Name: Elizabeth Maris
    Parish or Poor Law Union: Southwark St Saviour

    NOTE HENRY WAS BAPTISED ON THE SAME DAY AS
    James Towsey and Mary Ann Towsey Children of William and Margaret Towsey
    fathers occupation mason
    abode Christchurch


    Name: Eliza Maris
    Record Type: Baptism
    Estimated Birth Date: abt 1814
    Baptism Date: 1 May 1814
    Father's Name: Thos Maris
    Mother's Name: Elizth Maris
    Parish or Poor Law Union: Southwark St Saviour

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  • Message 7

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    Posted by jc (U1902680) on Monday, 19th December 2011

    Name: Henry Morris
    Age: 21
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1820
    Gender: Male
    Where born: Surrey, England
    Civil parish: Christchurch
    Hundred: Southwark
    County/Island: Surrey
    Country: England Registration district: St Saviour
    Sub-registration district: Christchurch
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Piece: 1083 Book: 1 Folio: 6 Page Number: 6
    Household Members: Name Age
    Daniel Vincent 60
    Ellen Vincent 60
    Thomas Morris 50 smith
    Elizabeth Morris 50 shoe button maker
    John Morris 25
    Henry Morris 21
    all born in county

    It also looks like William had another sister
    Name: Mary Towsey
    Spouse Name: William Maris
    Record Type: Marriage
    Event Date: 9 Jun 1819
    Parish: Southwark St Saviour
    Borough: Southwark
    Register Type: Parish Register
    possible witness Joh Towsey.. though its hard to read

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  • Message 8

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    Posted by jc (U1902680) on Monday, 19th December 2011

    scrub the burial for William Towsey in 1845...
    Name: William Towsey
    Record Type: Burial
    Estimated Death Date: abt 1845
    Burial Date: 6 Feb 1845
    Age: 2 Years 4 Months
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1842
    Parish or Poor Law Union: Bermondsey St James
    Borough: Southwark
    Register Type: Parish Register

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  • Message 9

    , in reply to message 8.

    Posted by Barbara (U4258832) on Monday, 19th December 2011

    Thank you for all this, JC. I do have some of these, but I will go through it all tonight . The census looks very interesting..

    Thank you so much, again
    Barbara

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  • Message 10

    , in reply to message 2.

    Posted by Barbara (U4258832) on Tuesday, 20th December 2011

    Thanks . Had most of this, but had got the date of James birth/baptism incorrrect...

    Thanks Barbara

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  • Message 11

    , in reply to message 10.

    Posted by Barbara (U4258832) on Tuesday, 20th December 2011

    Thanks JC It was all very helpful, and led me to find more

    Where will we be without this message board? Where would you go from this one? Roots web?

    Barbara

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