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Knipton Census 1851

Transcribed by enumerator, John Geeson, on 04 April 1851

Rel.
Con.
Mar
U
ms
Wid
emp
Appce
Servt
Serv
(sic)
Elizth

Relationship to Head of Household
Condition as to Marriage
Married
Unmarried
months
Widow/er
employing
Apprentice
Servant
Servant
As it was written
Multi-occupancy building end of household underlined

MiL
Daur
Gd Dau
Genl
Ag Lab
Journeyman
Visit
Leics
Notts
Derbs
Lincs
7A
Lodg

Mother in Law
Daughter
Grand Daughter
General
Agricultural Labourer
Skilled worker paid by the day
Visitor
Leicestershire
Nottinghamshire
Derbyshire
Lincolnshire
7 Acres
Lodger

Whilst every effort has been made to make an accurate copy, of these census returns they must never the less be treated as a secondary source.

  Address

Name

Rel.

Con.

Age

Occupation

Where Born

.

Edward Scoffins
Elizabeth Scoffins
Thos Scoffins
John Scoffins

Head
Wife
Son
Son

Mar
Mar
U

50
51
25
10

Labourer employed at Belvoir Castle

Farm Laborer
Scholar

Knipton, Leics
Harby, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Redmile, Leics

.

John Leak
Mary Leak
Elizabeth Leak
Ann Leak
Caroline Leak
Sarah Leak
Thomas Leak
Mary Ann Leak
Robert Leak

Head
Wife
Dau
Dau
Dau
Dau
Son
Dau
Son

Mar
Mar

45
38
14
11
9
7
6
4
9 ms

Tailor Master

at Home
Scholar
at Home
Scholar
Scholar

Knipton, Leics
Eaton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics

Note different thickness of writing for John Johnstone's surname (Arnold), possibly added later.

John Johnstone Arnold
Charlotte Arnold
Sarah Ann Arnold
Edward Arnold
Susan Arnold
Jane Arnold
Betsy Arnold
John Arnold

Head
Wife
Dau
Son
Dau
Dau
Dau
Son

Mar
Mar

36
33
11
9
7
5
2
1 ms

Farm Laborer

at Home
Scholar
Scholar

Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics

.

Robert Jarvis
Sarah Jarvis
Charlotte Jarvis
John Jarvis

Head
Dau
Gd Dau
Gd Son

Wid
U

69
23
5
1

Farm Lab
Housekeeper

Woolsthorpe, Lincs
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics

.

William Golling
Mary Golling
Elisabeth Golling

Head
Wife
Dau

Mar
Mar
U

43
52
17

Farm Laborer

Knipton, Leics
Hoby, Leics
Knipton, Leics

.

Rebecca Watson

Head

U

50

Cottager occupying 5 acres of land

Knipton, Leics

.

William Houtton
Elizabeth Houtton
Mary Ann Houtton
George Goodson
Ann Summers
Mary Ringnose
William Ringnose
Francis Dalton
John Hill
William Winter
John Chambers
George Dixon

Head
Wife
Dau
Serv
Serv
Visitor
Visitor
Uncle
Lodger
Lodger
Lodger
Lodger

Mar
Mar

U
U
U
U
Wid
U
U
U
U

28
26
3
18
21
23
15
77
71
60
26
26

Victualer


Groom & Brewer
House Servant
Farmers Daughter
Farmers Son
Annuitant
Farm Laborer
Farm Laborer
Hawker
Surgeons Assistant

Croxton Kerrial, Leics
Langford, Notts
Knipton, Leics
Stathern, Leics
Hougham, Lincs
Langford, Notts
Langford, Notts
Stapleford, Notts
Croxton Kerrial, Leics
Denton, Lincs
Nottingham
North Shields, Northumberland

.

John Hart
Ann Hart

Head
Sister

U
U

28
23

Saddler Master
Housekeeper

Clawson, Leics
Clawson, Leics

.

Anthony Holmes
Elisabeth Holmes
George Holmes
Thomas Holmes

Head
Wife
Son
Son

Mar
Mar

43
53
14
11

Farm Laborer

Farm Laborer
Scholar

Freeby, Leics
Wymondham
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics

.

Thomas Smart
Ann Smart
George Smart

Head
Wife
Son

Mar
Mar

41
41
15

Farm Laborer

Farm Laborer

Branston, Leics
Gt Gonerby, Lincs
Knipton, Leics

.

Isaac Saunders
Ann Saunders
Owen Saunders
Eliza Saunders

Head
Wife
Son
Dau

Mar
Mar

34
39
10
6

Groom

Scholar
Scholar

Crediton, Devon
Abingdon, Berkshire
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics

.

Edward Spreckley
Constance Spreckley
John Spreckley
Sarah Monks
Thos Ash

Head
Wife
Son
Serv
Serv

Mar
Mar
U
U

64
58
24
18
15

Baker Grocer & General Dealer

Baker
House Servant
Errand boy

Knipton, Leics
Rersby, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Garthorpe, Leics
Saltby, Leics

.

Henry Holmes

John Holmes
Reubin Holmes
William Holmes
Henry Holmes
Rodger Holmes
Joseph Holmes
Mary Holmes
George Holmes
Elizabeth Marriott
Esther Scoffield
Sarah Ann Holmes
William Lambly

Head

Son
Son
Son
Son
Son
Son
Dau
Son
Wife's Mother
Serv
Serv
Serv

Wid

U
U






Wid
U
U
U

42

17
15
13
11
9
7
7
4
62
17
66
23

Farmer occupying 110 acres of land employing 3 laborers
Farmers Son at Home
Farmers Son at Home
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar
Housekeeper
House Servant
General Servant
Farm Servant

Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Croxton Kerrial, Leics

Reeded House

William Towers
Ann Towers
Jane Towers
William Towers
John Towers
Ann Towers
Harriet Towers
Frances Tower
Eliza Tower
Elisabeth Tower

Head
Wife
Dau
Son
Son
Dau
Dau
Dau
Dau
Dau

Mar
Mar
U
U

46
43
17
16
14
9
6
5
2
3 ms

Farm Laborer

at home
Errand Boy
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar

Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Branston, Leics
Thrussington, Leics
Thrussington, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics

Belvoir Kennels Fox Hounds *

William Henry Goodhall
Frances Goodhall
Henry John Goodhall
Frances Goodhall
Stephen Goodhall
William Goodhall
Elizabeth Goodhall
Thomas Goodhall
Ann Attewell
Rebecca Sharp
Joseph Wright
Thomas Mitchell
Charles Fir
Thomas Smith

Head
Wife
Son
Dau
Son
Son
dau
Son
Serv
Serv
Serv
Serv
Serv
Serv

Mar
Mar






U
U
U
U
U
U

33
32
10
8
6
4
2
1
21
15
35
36
20
23

Huntsman

Scholar
Scholar
Scholar



House Servant
House Servant
Carter
Land Foresters Coachman
Laborer G employed in the Kennels
Groom

Amersham, Bucks
Woolsthorpe, Lincs
Woolsthorpe, Lincs
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Stonesby, Leics
Redmile, Leics
Sproxton, Leics
London
Puckridge, Herts
U Known

Shimeld's Cottage

James Shimeld
Catherine Shimeld
Ann Shimeld
John Shimeld
Maria Shimeld
Henry Shimeld
Catherine Fuston
Betsy Burch
Fanny Leak

Head
Wife
Dau
Son
Dau
Son
MiL
Visitor
Serv

Mar
Mar
U
U


Wid
Mar

56
33
25
15
3
1
60
22
13

Gamekeeper

Daughter at Home
Gamekeepers Son



House Servant

Attercliffe, Yorks
Nottingham
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Arnold, Notts
Nottingham
Knipton, Leics

.

Ann Ellis
Robert Worsdale
Elisabeth Kenworthy

Head
Serv
Serv

U
U
U

36
26
28

Dairy Maid
Farm laborer
Dairy Maid

Ashover Derbs
Woolsthorpe, Lincs
Youlgrave, Derbs

.

End of the Parish of Knipton

.

*  Note I have a copy of T.F. Dale's History of the Belvoir Hunt, if anyone requires lookups.

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