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Samuel ARDRON II (1807 -)

 

Father: Samuel Ardron I (1782 -)

Mother: Elizabeth Darwent


Tree extract starting with common ancestor to me:

 

 

My 1st cousin 6 times removed was baptised on 22 March 1807 at St Peter’s Cathedral, Sheffield . (IGI) This agrees with his age on both the 1841 and 1851 Censuses and location on the 1851 Census.

 

1815 Battle of Waterloo - defeat for Napoleon by the Duke of Wellington and the end of the Napoleonic Wars
1825 The World's first railway service, the Stockton and Darlington Railway opens
1829 The Metropolitan Police is established by Robert Peel
1830 Opening of the Liverpool to Manchester Railway
1830-2 First major cholera epidemic in Britain
1833 Abolition of slavery throughout the British Empire
1833 The Factory Act - prohibits children aged less than nine from working in factories and reduces the working hours of women and older children
1834 The Poor Law Act - establishes workhouses for the poor
1840 The penny post is started

 

He married Eliza. (Based on 1841 and 1851 Censuses)

On the 1841 Census (6 June) Samuel is shown as head of household at Broad Lane, Sheffield:
a) Samuel Ardron, 34, metal smith, Y
b) Eliza Ardron, wife, 30, Y
c) Maria Ardron, daughter, 5, Y
d) Samuel Ardron, son, 3, Y
e) Thomas Ardron, son, 8 months, Y
(PRO REF??) COPY

On the 1851 Census (30 March) Samuel and family are shown as being resident at 12 Holly Street, Sheffield, the household of his father:
a) Samuel Ardron, head, married, 68, proprietor Britannia Metal Manufacturer employs 13 men & 2 boys, Yorkshire Laughton En Le Morthen
b) Elizabeth Ardron, wife, married, 74, Yorkshire Sheffield
c) Samuel Ardron, son, married, 44, proprietor Britannia Metal Manufacturer employs 13 men & 2 boys, Yorkshire Sheffield
d) Eliza Ardron, wife of son, married, 41, Yorkshire Sheffield
e) Maria Ardron, granddaughter, 15, unmarried, Yorkshire Sheffield
f) Samuel Ardron, grandson, 13, Yorkshire Sheffield
g) Thomas Ardron, grandson, 10, Yorkshire Sheffield
h) Charles Ardron, grandson, 8, Yorkshire Sheffield
i) Ann Ardron, granddaughter, 4, Yorkshire Sheffield
(PRO ref HO107/2338/??/??) COPY

1861 CENSUS?? – AGED 54? Harmer(?) Lane Gardens, Sheffield
a) Elizabeth Farmer, head, widow, 34, dress maker, Fissingley(?) Nottinghamshire
b) Annie S Farmer, daughter, unmarried, 15, Sheffield Yorkshire
c) Samuel Adson, boarder, widower, 54, metal smith, Sheffield Yorkshire
d) John Adson, boarder, married, 47, seal presser, Sheffield Yorkshire [Samuel’s brother]
e) Samuel Adson, boarder, 3, Sheffield Yorkshire
PRO ref RG9 piece 3487 flio 133 pg 26) – shown as Adson on Ancestry.co.uk index and on the census
Who’s son was Samuel aged 3 – born 1858? No GRO birth index entry

1871 CENSUS?? – AGED 64?


Did Samuel die in 1881? (GRO ref Sheffield 9c 239 Mar 1881 – [aged] 73). Based on being aged 73 at death he would have been born in 1808.


Eliza ?? (1811 -)
She was born in 1811 at Sheffield. (Based on age and location on 1851 Census)


Did Eliza die before the 1861 Census as Samuel appears to be shown as a widower?


SAMUEL AND ELIZA HAD THE FOLLOWING CHILDREN:

1) Maria Ardron I (1836 -)
My 2nd cousin 5 times removed was born in 1836 at Sheffield. (Based on age and location on 1851 Census)

On the 1851 Census (30 March) she was aged 15, living with his parents at her paternal grandfathers residence, 12 Holly Street, Sheffield. (PRO ref HO107/2338/??/??)

1861 CENSUS?? – AGED 25?

2) Samuel Ardron IV (1838 -)
My 2nd cousin 5 times removed was born in 1838 at Sheffield. (Based on age and location on 1851 Census) This agrees with a GRO index entry. (GRO ref Sheffield XXII 563 Jun 1838)

On the 1851 Census (30 March) he was aged 13, living with his parents at his paternal grandfathers residence, 12 Holly Street, Sheffield. (PRO ref HO107/2338/??/??)

1861 CENSUS?? – AGED 23?

3) Thomas Ardron VI (1841 -)
My 2nd cousin 5 times removed was born in 1841 at Sheffield. (Based on age and location on 1851 Census) GRO REF??

On the 1851 Census (30 March) he was aged 10, living with his parents at his paternal grandfathers residence, 12 Holly Street, Sheffield. (PRO ref HO107/2338/??/??)

1861 CENSUS?? – AGED 20?

4) Charles Ardron I (1843 -)
My 2nd cousin 5 times removed was born in 1843 at Sheffield. (Based on age and location on 1851 Census) This agrees with a GRO index entry. (GRO ref Sheffield XXII 569 Jun 1843)

On the 1851 Census (30 March) he was aged 8, living with his parents at his paternal grandfathers residence, 12 Holly Street, Sheffield. (PRO ref HO107/2338/??/??)

1861 CENSUS?? – AGED 18?

5) Ann Ardron VI (1846 -)
My 2nd cousin 5 times removed was born in 1847 at Sheffield. (Based on age and location on 1851 Census) However, this is likely to have occurred late in 1846 based on a GRO index entry. (GRO ref Sheffield XXII 642 Dec 1846)

On the 1851 Census (30 March) she was aged 4, living with her parents at his paternal grandfathers residence, 12 Holly Street, Sheffield. (PRO ref HO107/2338/??/??)

1861 CENSUS?? – AGED 14?