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Knipton Census 1871

Transcribed by enumerator, Jesse Castle, on Sixth April 1871

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

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

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

Knipton Rectory

Archilbald G. Campbell
Charlotte H. Campbell
Donald - Campbell
Hugh W. G. Campbell
Margaret M. Campbell
Elizabeth H. Campbell
Elizth Countess of Desart
Olivay F. S. Cuffe
Francis F. Stanley
Charlotte A. S. Stanley
Charles Davis
William Huddlestone
William Parnham
Mary J. Owens
Dorothy E Arthur
Jessie Mitchell
Annie Statham
Rachel Gibbs
Elizabeth Smith
Sarah Tredgett
Obed Ottley
Margaret Gowan

Head
Wife
Son
Son
Dau
Dau
Sister
Nephew
Visitor
Visitor
Serv
Serv
Serv
Serv
Serv
to Serv Visitor
Serv
Serv
Serv
Serv
Visitors Serv
Governess

Mar
Mar
U
U
U
U
Wid
U
Mar
Mar
Wid
U
U
U
U
U
U
U
U
U
U
U

44
42
11
7
14
13
49
10 ?
21
22
45
27
19
30
28
27
29
25
21
27
28
25

Rector of Knipton, Honble
Rector of Knipton, wife Honble
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar
Peer's widow Countess
?? Honble Earls' Son
Esquire
Esquire wife
Serv. Butler
Serv. Groom
Serv. Footman
Serv. Cook & Housekeeper
Serv. Lady's Maid
Serv. Lady's Maid
Serv. Lady's Maid
Serv. Kitchin Maid
Serv. Nurse - Maid
Serv. House - Maid
Serv. Footman
Banker's dau

London
Sutton in the forest, Yorks
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Woolaton, Notts
Knipton, Leics
London
London
Critehill, Dorset
E. Montreal, Canada
Woolsthorpe, Lincs
Goadby, Leics
Bottesford Notts. ?
Liverpool
Kirkheaton, Northumbernd
Sudbury, Derby
Rickmondsworth, Herts
Millbrork, Beds
Banington, Cambs
Ashden, Essex
Palkenham, Suffolk
Edinburgh

.

Robert Smart
Mary Smart
Sarah Smart
Mary Smart
William Smart
John Smart

Head
Wife
Dau
Dua
Son
Son

Mar
Mar
U

45
44
21
8
5
3

Ag. Lab.
Ag. Lab. Wife
Gen - Servant
Scholar
Scholar

Knipton, Leics
Granby, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics

.

Robert Patchett
Sarah S Patchett

Head
Wife

Mar
Mar

71
77

Ag. Lab.
Ag. Lab. Wife

Waltham, Leics
Knipton, Leics

.

John Patchett
Sarah Patchett
Elizabeth Patchett

Head
Dau
Dau

Wid

35
8
4

Ag. Lab.
Scholar

Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics

.

George Taylor
Eliza Taylor
Lucy Taylor
Sarah Taylor
William Taylor
Infant Taylor

Head
Wife
Dau
Dau
Son
Dau

Mar
Mar

28
33
10
2
1
1 ms

Ag. Lab.
Ag. Lab. Wife

Braustone, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics

.

Thomas Howitt

Head

U

33

Ag. Lab

Redmile, Leics

.

Robert Geeson
Martha Geeson
William Geeson
Mary A Geeson

Head
Wife
Son
Dau

Mar
Mar

28
27
4
1

Gen, Serv.
Gen. Serv. Wife
Scholar

Woolsthorpe-by Belvoir, Lincs
Ashton, Derby
Leicester
Knipton, Leics

School Cottage

Jesse Castle
Mary Castle
Caroline J. Castle
Arthur H. Castle
Charles G. Castle
Jane E, Castle
Alfred Castle
Laura M. Castle
George Castle
Rose Castle
Elleanor Castle
Harry G. Castle
John Eads
Frederick Eads

Head
Wife
Dau
Son
Son
Dau
Son
Dau
Son
Dau
Dau
Son
Boarder
Boarder

Mar
Mar
U
U
U
U

45
43
23
18
16
12
8
7
5
4
2
1/3
13
11

Certificated School-master
Schoolmasters Wife
Domestic Assistant
Pupil Teacher
Pupil Teacher
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar


Scholar
Scholar

Oxford
Cheltenham
London
Bishopstone, Wilts
Bishopstone, Wilts
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Dinton, Wilts
Dinton, Wilts

Henry Howard
Annie Bond
Joseph Jesson

Head
Serv
Serv

U
U
U

26
40
15

Curate of Knipton
General Servant
Groom

Donnington, Salop
Rochester, Kent
Branstone, Leics

Granby Head

No Lodgers

Knipton, Leics

.

Willm Tyler
Sarah Tyler
Sarah Trigg
Joseph Trigg

Head
Wife
Niece
Nephew

Mar
Mar

64
52
13
13

Inn - Keeper
Inn - Keeper Wife
Scholar
Scholar

Methering Farm, Lincs
Methering Farm, Lincs
Methering Farm, Lincs
Methering Farm, Lincs

.

James Newton
Emma Newton

Head
Wife

Mar
Mar

55
58

Grocer
Grocer Wife

Walton, Leics Blind from accident
Hough, Lincs

.

Elizabeth Holmes
Sarah D Holmes
George Holmes
Thomas Holmes

Head
Dau
Son
Son

Wid
U
U
U

75
36
34
31

Ag. Lab-widow
Char Woman
Ag. Lab
Ag. Lab

Wymondham, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics

.

Henry Clare
Jane Clare

Head
Wife

Mar
Mar

66
57

Retired Tea-dealer
Retired Tea-dealer Wife

Ibstock, Leics
Knipton, Leics

.

John Clarke
Sarah Clarke
George Clarke
William Clarke

Head
Wife
Gd Son
Gd Son

Mar
Mar

66
55
7
4

Bricklayer
Grocer
Scholar
Scholar

Knipton, Leics
Melton Mowbry, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Willey, Salop

.

Thomas Howitt
Cattin Howitt
Ann Howitt
Mary Howitt
Thomas Howitt
Elizabeth Howitt

Head
Wife
Dau
Dau
Son
Dau

Mar
Mar
U

47
48
16
12
9
7

Ag. Lab.
Ag. Lab. Wife
Gen Serv.
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar

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

.

Edward Scoffins
Lucy Scoffins
John E Scoffins
Joseph Scoffins
William Scoffins

Head
Wife
Son
Son
Son

Mar
Mar

41
36
14
8
3

Ag. Lab.
Ag. Lab. Wife
Ag. Lab.
Scholar

Redmile, Leics
Gonerby, Lincs
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics

.

Robert Patchett
Ann Patchett
Sarah Patchett
Susannah Patchett
Ann Patchett
Joseph Patchett
William Tyler

Head
Wife
Dau
Dau
Dau
Son
Nephew

39
39
9
5
3

4

Ag. Lab.
Ag. Lab. Wife
Scholar
Scholar


Natural Son

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

.

Sarah Bissill

Head

U

72

Annuitant

Knipton, Leics

.

William Newton
Sarah Newton
William Newton

Head
Wife
son

Mar
Mar

27
32
2

Lorrdman ? Lab
Lorrdman ? Lab Wife

Harston, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics

.

Henry Coy
Eliza Coy
Ann Coy
Mary Coy

Head
Dau
Dau
Dau

Wid
U

40
18
9
11

Servant - Gardiner
Char-Woman
Scholar
Scholar

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

.

John Scoffield
Mary Scoffield
Fanny Scoffield
John Scoffield

Head
Wife
Dau
Son

Mar
Mar
U
U

44
50
18
25

Waggoner
Laundress
Laundress
Ag Lab

Doddington, Lincs
Denton, Lincs
Knipton, Leics
Newark, Notts

.

John Lawrence
Eliza Lawrence
Thomas Lawrence
Sara Lawrence
Ann Lawrence
Mary Lawrence
Rebecca Lawrence

Head
Dau
Gd Son
Gd Dau
Gd Dau
Gd Dau
Gd Dau

Wid
U

74
38
10
8
4
1
1 ms

Ag Lab Widow
Char- woman
Scholar Illegitimate
Scholar Illegitimate
Illegitimate
Illegitimate
Illegitimate

Grantham, Lincs
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics

.

Henry Newton
Elizabeth Newton
Henry Newton
Caroline Faulkner
Mary Faulkner

Head
Wife
Son
Dau
Gd Dau

Mar
Mar
U
Mar

60
58
20
25

Gardener
Gardener Wife
Woodman
Joiner's Wife
Joiner's child

Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Grantham, Lincs

.

William Coy
Barbara Coy
Robert Coy
William Coy
Thomas Coy
Barbara Coy
Henry Coy
Annie Coy

Head
Wife
Son
Son
Son
Dau
Son
Dau

Mar
Mar
U
U
U

51
47
21
19
11
9
7
5

Ag Lab
Ag Lab Wife
Ag Lab
Ag Lab
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar

Knipton, Leics
Somerby, Lincs
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics

.

Robert Parks
Mary Parks
Robert Parks

Head
Wife
Son

Mar
Mar

51
53
11

Jobbing Gardener
Jobbing Gardener Wife

Knipton, Leics
Sproxton, Leics
Knipton, Leics

.

Edward Scoffins
Elizabeth Scoffins

Head
Wife

Mar
Mar

71
72

Ag. Lab.
Ag. Lab. wife

Knipton, Leics
Harby, Leics

.

John Leak
Mary Leak
Wallis Leak
William Leak

Head
Wife
Son
Gd Son

Mar
Mar
U

63
58
15
9

Tailor
Tailor Wife
Ag. Lab.
Scholar

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

.

Elizabeth Arnold
Emily Arnold

Head
Dau

Wid

59
12

Groom's Widow
Scholar

Woolsthorpe, Lincs
Knipton, Leics

.

William Golling
Ruth Golling
Mary Golling
Salashiel Golling
Ellen Golling
Amy Golling
John Stubbs

Head
Wife
Dau
Son
Dau
Dau
Apprentic

Mar
Mar
U



U

40
38
14
12
5
2
19

Stone Mason
Stone Mason Wife
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar

Stone Mason Apprentice

Wartnaby, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Long Clawson, Leics

.

Mary Golling
Mary Cant

Head
Dau

Wid
Mar

73
37

Dairy man's Widow
Dress Maker

Hoby, Leics
Knipton, Leics

.

Catharine Fryer
Sarah Berry

Head
Serv

Wid
U

77
15

Annuitant
General Servant

Knipton, Leics
Branstone, Leics

Rutland Arms

William Jenkinson
Elizth Jenkinson
Catherine Jenkinson
William Jenkinson
Sarah Perkins

Head
Wife
Dau
Nephew
Serv

Mar
Mar
U

U

44
54
13
10
15

Malster & Brewer
Malster & Brewer Wife
Scholar
Scholar
Gen Serv.

Melton Mowbray, Leics
Grantham, Lincs
Woolsthorpe, Lincs


Gt Ponton, Lincs

.

No Lodgers

.

Thomas Scoffins
Sarah Scoffins
John Scoffins

Head
Wife
Son

Mar
Mar

45
40
9

Ag. Lab.
Ag. Lab. Wife
Scholar

c
Harlaxton, Leics
Knipton, Leics

.

Thomas Hart
Sarah Hart
Alice Hart
Ellen Hart
John Hart
Margaret Hart

Head
Wife
Dau
Dau
Son
Dau

Mar
Mar

49
34
9
6
2

Saddler
Saddler Wife
Scholar
Scholar

Bingham, Notts
Melton Mowbray, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics

.

Edward Harris
Ellen Harris
Christopher Harris

Head
Wife
Son

Mar
Mar

23
28
3 ms

Servant - Gardener
Servant - Gardener Wife

Knipton, Leics
Liverpool
Knipton, Leics

Post Office

Edward Senescall
Emily Senescall
Jno : E. J Senescall

Head
Wife
Adopted Son

Mar
Mar

32
34
12

Post Master - Baker etc.
Post Master - Baker etc. Wife
Scholar

Fleet, Lincs
Thrandlstone, Suffolk
Grantham, Lincs

.

Henry Holmes
John Holmes
Fanny Holmes
Elizabeth Holmes
John Holmes
Thomas Swaine
Mary Scovior
Ellen Knapp
Esther Fardel
James Durrands

Head
Son
Son's Wife
Gd Dau
Gd Son
Son's Step-Son
Visitor
Serv
Serv
Serv

Wid
Mar
Mar



U
U
U
U

62
37
38
3
3 ms
11
19
14
15
16

Farmer - 128 Ac - 3 men. 2 boys
Farmer's Son
Farmer's Son's Wife


scholar
Dress Maker
Gen Serv
Serv Nurse
Ag. Lab. Waggoner

Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Thorpe Arnold, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Eaton, Leics
Harlaxton, Leics
Melton Mowbray, Leics
Croxton Kerrial, Leics
Croxton Kerrial, Leics

.

Edlin Parks
Eliza Parks
Ebenezer Parks
Joseph Parks
Benjamin Parks

Head
Wife
Son
Son
Son

Mar
Mar

49
46
11
8
5

Woodman
Woodman Wife
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar

Knipton, Leics
Grantham, Lincs
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics

.

John Hutchinson
Ann Hutchinson
Ada Hutchinson

Head
Wife
Dau

Mar
Mar

32
29
4

Ag. Lab.
Dress Maker
Scholar

Knipton, Leics
Croxton Kerrial, Leics
Knipton, Leics

Knipton House

Edward Brewster
George Summerfield

Head
Serv

U
U

31
19

General practioner
Serv Groom

Grantham, Lincs
Harlaxton, Leics

Gate Lodge

John Hutchinson
Elizth Hutchinson
Sarah Roberts
Susan Roberts
Brewitt Roberts

Head
Wife
Sister
Niece
Nephew

Mar
Mar
Mar

49
44
32
7
3 ms

Serv Groom
Serv Groom Wife
Ag Lab's Wife
Scholar

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

Kennels-Men's Rooms

John Carter
Joseph Sorrell
Robert Parnham
George Briggs

Serv
Serv
Serv
Serv

U
U
U
U

23
24
25
14

Whipper-in Serv
Serv, Feeder
Serv. Carter
Serv. Feeder

Tedworth, Wilts
Chelsford, Essex
Muston, Leics
Ropsley, Lincs

Kennels *

Frank Gillard
Annie Gillard
Aones Gillard
Frank Gillard
Annie Gillard
Hannah Fryner
Elizabeth Goodhand

Head
Wife
Dau
Son
Dau
Serv
Serv

Mar
Mar



U
U

33
33
7
5
1
23
19

Huntsman
Huntsman Wife



Gen Serv
Serv Nurse

Exminster As, Devon
Woolsthorpe, Lincs
Woolsthorpe, Lincs
Knipton, Leics
Qurndon, Leics
Hanton, Leics
Grantham, Lincs

Briery Cottage

William Goodall
Ann Goodall
Martha Harstin

Head
Sister
Visitor

U
U
U

24
19
23

Serv Whipper-in
Serv Housekeeper
Serv Housekeeper

Belvoir Kennels, Leics
Belvoir Kennels, Leics
Abingdon, Berks

Knipton Lodge

Forseter
Alexandrina Forseter
Alice Powys
Jane Goff
Hannah Cheshire
Mary Bennett
Joseph Baxter
Jane Webb
James Francis
Elijah Ramsey
Charlotte Lee
Annie Willmott
George Tadmam

Head
Wife
Visitor
Serv
Visitor Serv
Serv
Serv
Serv
Serv
Visitor Serv
Serv
Serv
Serv

Mar
Mar
U
U
U
U
U
U
U
U
U
U
Mar

69
52
23
42
19
36
31
40
74
23
23
19
36

Peer Lord
Peer's wife Lady

Serv House Maid
Serv Ladies maid
Serv Ladies maid
Serv Under butler
Serv House maid
Serv Valet
Serv Footman
Serv cook
Serv Kitchen maid
Serv Butler

London
Frankfurt, Germany
Tichmarsh, N. Hants
Wistanton, Salop
Gelding, Notts
Willey, Salop
Kensington
Haverhill, Suffolk
Amport, Hants
Timsbury, Somerset
Chisel, Hants
Dry Drayton, Cambs
Cherening, Kent

Groom's Rooms

Thomas Mitchell
John Todd
James Doddington

Serv
Serv
Serv

Mar
U
U

57
40
20

Serv Coachman
Serv Groom
Serv Groom

Lambert, Surrey
Grantham, Lincoln
Epping, Essex

.

William Shillbrook
Louisa Shillbrook

Head
Dau

Wid

36
13

Serv Gardener
Scholar

Roundacton, Salop
Haslah, Hants

.

William Harris
Sarah Harris

Head
Wife

Mar
Mar

66
48

Ag. Lab
Ag. Lab. Wife

Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics

.

Thomas Geeson
Elizabeth Geeson
Henry Geeson

Head
Wife
Son

Mar
Mar
U

84
84
41

Ag. Lab
Ag. Lab. Wife
Ag. Lab.

Branstone, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics

.

Thomas Geeson
Rebecca Geeson
William Geeson
Betsy Geeson
Martha Geeson

Head
Wife
Son
Dau
Dau

Mar
Mar

31
27
4
3
1

Ag. Lab
Ag. Lab. Wife
Scholar

Grantham, Lincs
Haceby, Lincs
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics

.

John Green
Maria Green
Frederic Green
Mary Green
Charlotte Green
Dorothy Green
Alice Green
Annie Parnham
Emma Knowles

Head
Wife
Son
Dau
Dau
Dau
Dau
Serv
Serv

Mar
Mar
U
U
U

61
55
18
17
14
14
13
22
20

Land Agent & Farmer 67 acres one man
Land Agent & Farmer Wife
Bank Clerk
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar
Serv House Maid
Serv Cook

North Stoke, Lincs
Oundle, Northamp
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Knipton, Leics
Muston, Leics
Bottesford, leics

.

John Parks
Elizth Parks
Eliza Parks
Charles Parks

Head
Wife
Dau
Son

Mar
Mar
U
U

66
56
16
13

Ag. Lab
Ag Lab Wife
Dressmaker
Ag Lab

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

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

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