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Edward Shakespeare 1804 - 1866

of Birmingham

A surviving family bible gives Edward's date of birth as 9th July 1804. In all the census entries relating to him his birthplace is given as Birmingham. This is the entry from the 1851 census:

Head: SHAKESPEAR, Edward

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Name

Relationship

Mar

Age

Sex

Occupation

Birthplace

 

 

Edward  SHAKESPEAR

Head

M

46

M

Tool Maker

Birmingham-War

 

 

Hannah  SHAKESPEAR

Wife

M

44

F

---

Market Harborough-Lec

 

 

Ellen  SHAKESPEAR

Daur

U

20

F

Cloth Cap Maker

Birmingham-War

 

 

Sarah  SHAKESPEAR

Daur

U

18

F

---

Birmingham-War

 

 

Charles  SHAKESPEAR

Son

-

9

M

Scholar

Birmingham-War

 

 

Arther  SHAKESPEAR

Son

-

9m

M

---

Birmingham-War

 

 

 

Address:

14 Digby Street, ---

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Census Place:

Aston Aston, Warwickshire

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PRO Reference:

HO/107/2061

Folio:

18

Page:

29

FHL Film:

0087317

Edward married Hannah Hallick, 28th September 1828, at St Bartholomews, Birmingham. Edward died 4th March 1865 and Hannah 24th March 1866. Edward is buried in Witton Cemetery. He left a will.

Information supplied by Bob Brown

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