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From: Anne Peat <>
Subject: Re: [Ess] ELSDON Topplesfield Essex
Date: Wed, 15 Apr 2009 12:15:39 +0100
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1841 they are in Toppesfield ( spelt Toppersfield)

1841 England Census
about William Elsdon
Name: William Elsdon
Age: 30
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1811
Gender: Male
Where born: Essex, England

Civil Parish: Toppersfield
Hundred: Hinckford
County/Island: Essex
Country: England

Street address:Blue Doors

Occupation: Ag Lab

Class: HO107; Piece 333; Book: 17; Civil Parish: Toppersfield; County:
Essex; Enumeration District: 8; Folio: 14; Page: 23; Line: 1
Registration district: Halstead
Sub registration district: Hedingham
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
William Elsdon 30
Cathrine Elsdon 24
Willam Elsdon 7
John Elsdon 5
Eliza Elsdon 2yr 6 Mo

George appears in 1851 but rather out of order! ( it says he is 5 not
15 on the census page!)


1851 England Census
about William Elsdon
Name: William Elsdon
Age: 41
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1810
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Catherine
Gender: Male
Where born: Toppesfield, Essex, England

Civil Parish: Toppesfield
County/Island: Essex
Country: England

Street address: Blue Doors
Occupation: Ag lab

Registration district: Halstead
Sub registration district: Halstead
ED, institution, or vessel: 9b
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 61
Household Members:
Name Age
William Elsdon 41
Catherine Elsdon 35
William Elsdon 16
John Elsdon 13
Eliza Elsdon 11
Catherine Elsdon 8
George Elsdon 15
Henry Elsdon 1


Source Citation: Class: HO107; Piece: 1784; Folio: 660; Page: 17; GSU

1861
Name: William Elsdon
Age: 53
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1808
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Catherine
Gender: Male
Where born: Toppesfield, Essex, England

Civil Parish: Toppesfield
County/Island: Essex
Country: England

Street address: Gainsford - end - way

Occupation: ag. lab

Registration district: Halstead
Sub registration district: Hedingham
ED, institution, or vessel: 13
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 31
Household Members:
Name Age
William Elsdon 53
Catherine Elsdon 45
Catherine Elsdon 19
George Elsdon 14
Henry Elsdon 10
Alfred Elsdon 4

Source Citation: Class: RG9; Piece: 1112; Folio: 185; Page: 5


1871 England Census
about William Elsdon
Name: William Elsdon
Age: 64
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1807
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Catherine
Gender: Male
Where born: Toppesfield, Essex, England
Civil Parish: Toppesfield
County/Island: Essex
Country: England
Street address: Gainsford End

Occupation: ag.lab

Registration district: Halstead
Sub registration district: Hedingham
ED, institution, or vessel: 13
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 43
Household Members:
Name Age
William Elsdon 64
Catherine Elsdon 57
Henry Elsdon 20
Alfred Elsdon 13
Source Citation: Class: RG10; Piece: 1699; Folio: 196; Page: 10;
William seems to have died between 1871 and 1881

In 1871 George is boarding away from home


1871 England Census
about George Elsdon
Name: George Elsdon
Age: 25
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1846
Relation: Boarder
Gender: Male
Where born: Toppesfield, Essex, England
Civil Parish: South Benfleet
County/Island: Essex
Country: England
Street address: The End Way

Occupation: Ag.lab

Condition as to marriage:unmarried


Registration district: Rochford
Sub registration district: Rayleigh
ED, institution, or vessel: 3
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 65
Household Members:
Name Age
Mark Cranfield 44
Louisa Cranfield 42
George Elsdon 25

Source Citation: Class: RG10; Piece: 1667; Folio: 46; Page: 10;

But by 1881 he is married with children

1881 England Census
about George Elsdon
Name: George Elsdon
Age: 34
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1847
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Charlotte
Gender: Male
Where born: Toppesfield, Essex, England

Civil Parish: Stambourne
County/Island: Essex
Country: England

Street address: Greenfields
Condition as to marriage: Married

Occupation: Farm Labourer

Registration district: Halstead
Sub registration district: Hedingham
ED, institution, or vessel: 11
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
George Elsdon 34
Charlotte Elsdon 29
William Elsdon 10
Frederick Elsdon 7
Catharine Elsdon 4
Emma Elsdon 1


Source Citation: Class: RG11; Piece: 1804; Folio: 143; Page: 12;

( interesting, in view of the marriage I found that two of their
children appear to have been born before the marriage - I would check
for their births to see if either had been married before)

I have checked the other Elsdon children and they don't seem to have
had their births registered in Halstead - exc

Anneept perhaps Henry - a mysterious family indeed!
On 15 Apr 2009, at 08:06, Lynne Charles wrote:

>
> Hi, Can anyone please help me with the following.
>
> I am looking for the marriage and Baptism details for William Elsdon
> b.c.1808 to a Catherine b.c. 1817.
>
> Also marriage details for there son George b.c.1847 to a Charlotte
> b.c.1852
>
> I have searched FreeReg and the Mormon site and found nothing.
>
> William, Catherine, George are listed to have been born in
> Topplesfield and Charlotte in Stambourne.
>
>
> Regards Lynne
>
>
>
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