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Edward Shakespeare

1786-1856

of Bean Hall Row, Feckenham

Agricultural Labourer

From the Feckenham Parish Registers:

Edward appears in the 1851 Census, which gives his place of birth as Preston - presumably Preston Bagot:

Head: SHAKESPEARE, Edward          

Name  Relationship      Mar   Age   Sex   Occupation Birthplace

Edward  SHAKESPEARE     Head  M     65    M     Almshouse Farmers Lab   Preston-WAR

Susanah  SHAKESPEARE    Wife  M     59    F     Gloveriss   Bradley Green-WOR

Edward  SHAKESPEARE     Son   U     15    M     Needlemaker Feckenham-WOR

      Address:    ---, Alcester

      Census Place:     Feckenham Alcester, Warwickshire

      PRO Reference:    HO/107/2075 Folio:      455   Page: 17    FHL Film:      0087344

From the 1881 Census:

Household:

 
 Name  Relation Marital Status Gender Age Birthplace Occupation Disability
 Jason SHAKSPEAR   Head   M   Male   49   Bradley Green, Worcester, England   Labourer    
 Adelaide SHAKSPEAR   Wife   M   Female   47   Hunt End Feckenham, Worcester, England       
 Ellen SHAKSPEAR   Daur   U   Female   18   Hunt End Feckenham, Worcester, England   Needle Paperer    
 Thomas SHAKSPEAR   Son   U   Male   16   Hunt End Feckenham, Worcester, England   Wagoner Carter    
 George SHAKSPEAR   Son      Male   13   Hunt End Feckenham, Worcester, England   Scholar    
 Frederick SHAKSPEAR   Son      Male   12   Hunt End Feckenham, Worcester, England   Scholar    
 Annie SHAKSPEAR   Daur      Female   9   Hunt End Feckenham, Worcester, England   Scholar    
 Emily SHAKSPEAR   Daur      Female   7   Hunt End Feckenham, Worcester, England   Scholar    


 


Source Information:
 

  Dwelling   Bridge St
  Census Place Feckenham, Worcester, England
  Family History Library Film   1341741
  Public Records Office Reference   RG11
  Piece / Folio   3108 / 17
  Page Number   25

  Household:

 
 Name  Relation Marital Status Gender Age Birthplace Occupation Disability
 John SHAKESPEARE   Head   W   Male   58   Bradley Green, Worcester, England   Needle Maker    
 Eli SHAKESPEARE   Son   U   Male   22   Beoley, Worcester, England   Bricklayer    
 Emma SHAKESPEARE   Daur   U   Female   20   Headless Cross, Worcester, England   Machinest    


 


Source Information:
 

  Dwelling   Arrow Road
  Census Place Redditch, Worcester, England
  Family History Library Film   1341705
  Public Records Office Reference   RG11
  Piece / Folio   2943 / 78
  Page Number   38

  Household:

 
 Name  Relation Marital Status Gender Age Birthplace Occupation Disability
 Edward SHAKSPEAR   Head   M   Male   45   Feckenham, Worcester, England   Butcher    
 Elizabeth SHAKSPEAR   Wife   M   Female   52   Feckenham, Worcester, England   Needle Maker    
 Elizabeth J. BRYAN   Step Daur   U   Female   31   Feckenham, Worcester, England   Laundress    


 


Source Information:
 

  Dwelling   Bridge St
  Census Place Feckenham, Worcester, England
  Family History Library Film   1341741
  Public Records Office Reference   RG11
  Piece / Folio   3108 / 16
  Page Number   24

  Household:

 
 Name  Relation Marital Status Gender Age Birthplace Occupation Disability
 Mary Ann CHATTERLEY   Head   W   Female   50   Sambourn, Warwick, England   Needle Straightener    
 John W. CHATTERLEY   Son   U   Male   22   Astwood Bank, Worcester, England   Needle Straightener    
 Albert James CHATTERLEY   Son   U   Male   17   Astwood Bank, Worcester, England   Sail Needle Maker    


 


Source Information:
 

  Dwelling   Dark Lane
  Census Place Feckenham, Worcester, England
  Family History Library Film   1341740
  Public Records Office Reference   RG11
  Piece / Folio   3107 / 80
  Page Number   52

Dates of birth, and a few deaths, are recorded in Jason Shakespeare's Family Bible.

Notes

George Shakespeare, a descendant of this family, was living in Redditch at the time of the 1881 census

 

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