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Thomas Adams
(Bef 1775-)
Sarah Coe Adams
(Bef 1775-)
John Adams
(Abt 1795-1888)
Ann Clark
(Abt 1789-1879)
Elijah Adams
(Abt 1833-1885)

 

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Jane Fordham

Elijah Adams

  • Born: Abt 1833, Saffron Walden, Essex, England
  • Marriage: Jane Fordham on 22 May 1866 in Melbourn, Cambridgeshire, England
  • Died: 24 Apr 1885, Melbourn, Cambridgeshire, England aged about 52
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Source. Adams Family Tree (from email from Anthony Abrey) gives occupation as "Shoemaker" and date of birth as 1833

Census, 1841, Castle Street, Saffron Walden, Essex, England. Name: Eliza Adams
Age: 9
Born: Essex, England
Status:
Rel: Daughter
Occ:
Ref: HO107_Pc345_B4_Fo31_P15

Household:
John Adams 40 Shoemaker
Ann Adams 40
James Adams 14
Rebecca Adams 12
Eliza Adams 9 - believe this should be Elijah
Mary Adams 6
Maria Adams 1

Census, 1851, High Street, Melbourn, Cambridgeshire, England. Name: E(lijah) Adams
Age: 18
Born: S Walden, Essex
Status: Single
Rel: Son
Occ: Shoemaker Journeyman
Ref: HO107_Pc1708_Fo197_P10

Household:
John Adams 42 Shoemaker Journeyman
Ann Adams 50 Nurse
Eh Adams 18 Shoemaker Journeyman
Mary Adams 16 Scholar
Mara Adams 12 Scholar
Jos Chapman 1 (Grandson)

Census, 1861, High Street, Melbourn, Cambridgeshire, England. Name: Elijah Adams
Age: 24
Born: Saffron Walden, Essex
Status: Single
Rel: Son
Occ: Boot Maker
Ref: RG9_Pc815_Fo16_P1

Household:
John Adams 60 Boot Maker
Ann Adams 67
Elijah Adams 24 Boot Maker
Maria Adams 20 Seamstress

Marriage, 22 May 1866, Royston, Hertfordshire, England. Name: Elijah Adams & Jane Fordham
Year: 1866
Quarter: Apr-May-Jun
District: Royston
County: Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire
Volume: 3a
Page: 335

Census, 1871, Little Lane, Melbourn, Cambridgeshire, England. Name: Elijah Adams
Age: 32
Born: Melbourn, Cambridgeshire
Status: Married
Rel: Head
Occ: Shoemaker
Ref: RG10_Pc-1362_Fo-63_P1


Household:
Elijah Adams 32 Shoe Maker
Jane Adams 26
John Adams 4
Elizabeth Adams 3
Edward Adams 1
William Fordham 67 Agricultural Labourer (Father-in-Law)
Charles J Fordham 14 Errand Boy (Nephew)

Census, 1881, Little Lane, Melbourn, Cambridgeshire, England. Name: Elijah Adams
Age: 46
Born: Saffron Walden, Essex
Status: Married
Rel: Head
Occ: Shoemaker
Ref: RG11_Pc1414_Fo72_P13
Note: Age does not agree with 1871 census - need to check 1871 census image when available

Household:
Elijah Adams 46 Shoemaker
Jane Adams 36
John Adams 14 Farm Worker
Elizabeth Adams 13 Scholar
Edward Adams 11 Scholar
Susan Adams 9 Scholar
Jane Adams 6 Scholar
Ada Adams 6 Scholar
Charlotte Adams 1
William Adams 1
Charles J. Fordham 22 Farm Labourer

Death, 1885, RD Royston, Hertfordshire, England. Death
Name: Elijah Adams
Estimated Birth Year: abt1833
Year: 1885
Quarter: Apr-May-Jun
Age at Death: 52
District: Royston
County: Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire
Volume: 3a
Page: 234

R01 Relationship to RJB: Husband of 2nd Great-grandaunt.


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Elijah married Jane Fordham, daughter of William Fordham and Susannah Whitby, on 22 May 1866 in Melbourn, Cambridgeshire, England. (Jane Fordham was born in 1845 in Melbourn, Cambridgeshire, England, christened on 6 Sep 1846 in Melbourn, Cambridgeshire, England and died on 15 Mar 1900 in RD Royston, Hertfordshire, England.)




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