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Billington 1841 Census

Contents

The 1841 census for Billington is contained in a single enumerators book. This page contains a transcript of that book (PRO reference HO 107/5/22).

Book 1 of 1

County: Bedford
Hundred: Manshead
Parish: Leighton Buzzard
Chapel of: Billington
Superintendent Registrar's District: Leighton Buzzard
Registrar's District: Leighton Buzzard
No. of Enumeration District: 6

Description of Enumeration District: All that part of the Hamlet of Billington comprising Gt & Little Billington, to a Farm House known as Grovebury in the Parish of Leighton Buzzard and as far as the whole Parish of Grove in the County of Bucks, and any Boats that may be lying upon the Grand Junction Canal

Enumerator: William Fenn
Registrar: Richard Doggett
Superintendent Registrar: Jos Woodman

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Hamlet of Billington
Address   Forenames Surname Age M Age F Occupation Born in County Born SCT, IRL or foreign parts Transcriber Comments
Great Billington East Side // William KING 35   Ag Labrour Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Elizabeth KING   40   No    
Great Billington East Side   Sarah KING   10   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Kittey SAYILL   9   No    
Great Billington East Side   Rebacer KING   8   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Faney KING   6   Yes    
Great Billington East Side / Joseph FOWLER 20   M. S. No    
Great Billington East Side // James MUSKEETT? 50   A Labrour Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Sarah MUSKEETT?   45   Yes    
Great Billington East Side // Sarah ABRAM   80 Lace Maker No    
Great Billington East Side / James ABRAM 40   A Labrour Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Mary Ann ABRAM   25   No    
Great Billington East Side   Robart ABRAM 15     Yes    
Great Billington East Side   James ABRAM 14     Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Marthar ABRAM   11   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Ann ABRAM   9   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Emanuel ABRAM 4     Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Thomas ABRAM   2   Yes   Enumerator probably entered the age under the wrong column
Great Billington East Side   Susanah ABRAM   11 mths   Yes    
Great Billington East Side / Ann CORKET   8   No    
Great Billington East Side // Thomas JANES 55   Shoe m Yes    
Great Billington East Side   William JANES 10     Yes    
Great Billington East Side // James SMITH 25   Labrour Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Ann SMITH   25   No    
Great Billington East Side   George SMITH 8     Yes    

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Hamlet of Billington
Address   Forenames Surname Age M Age F Occupation Born in County Born SCT, IRL or foreign parts Transcriber Comments
Great Billington East Side // John JUFFS 20   Ag Labrour Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Ann JUFFS   25   No    
Great Billington East Side // Joseph SMITH 35   Ag Labrour Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Mary Ann SMITH   30   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Harriet SMITH   6 mths   Yes    
Great Billington East Side / Sarah WINDSOUR   7   Yes    
Great Billington East Side // John POTTS 25   Ag Labrour Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Elizabeth POTTS   30   Yes    
Great Billington East Side / Henery? MONTAGUE 60   W Right Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Henry MONTAGUE 14     Yes    
Great Billington East Side // George RICKARD 40   Ag Labrour Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Susanah RICKARD   40   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Mary RICKARD   15   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Elizabeth RICKARD   15   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Ann RICKARD   10   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   John RICKARD 8     Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Salome RICKARD   6   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Marthar RICKARD   8 mths   Yes    
Great Billington East Side / James LEACH 80   Farmer Yes    
Great Billington East Side / Thomas CLARKE 40   Ag Labrour Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Mary CLARKE   40   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Elizabeth CLARKE   15   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Thomas CLARKE 14     Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Ann CLARKE   10   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Mary CLARKE   6   Yes    

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Hamlet of Billington
Address   Forenames Surname Age M Age F Occupation Born in County Born SCT, IRL or foreign parts Transcriber Comments
Great Billington East Side // George FENN 20   Ag Labrour Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Jane FENN   20   No    
Great Billington East Side   Ann Mariah FENN   6 mths   Yes    
Great Billington East Side / John ARCHER 85     No    
Great Billington East Side   Lydia ARCHER   75   No    
Great Billington East Side // Richard REDDING 40   Ag Labrour No    
Great Billington East Side   Hannah REDDING   40   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   George REDDING 15     Yes    
Great Billington East Side   John REDDING 15     Yes    
Great Billington East Side   William REDDING 12     Yes    
Great Billington East Side   James REDDING 10     Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Elizabeth REDDING   8   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Edmond REDDING 2     Yes    
Great Billington East Side / Sarah NEWNES   60 Ind No    
Great Billington East Side // Thomas PRATT 30   Farmer No    
Great Billington East Side   Sarah PRATT   25   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   William PRATT 4     Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Elizabeth PRATT   3 mths   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Lydia WILKS   15   Yes    
Great Billington East Side / Guy RICKARD 15   M. S. Yes    
Great Billington East Side   David TOMKIN? 10   M. S. Yes    
Great Billington East Side   William PAINE 10   M. S. No    
Great Billington East Side // John FENN 60   Farmer No    
Great Billington East Side   Ann FENN   ?5   Yes   Age unclear, possibly a digit before the 5, so, age maybe 35
Great Billington East Side   Amos FENN 6     Yes    

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Hamlet of Billington
Address   Forenames Surname Age M Age F Occupation Born in County Born SCT, IRL or foreign parts Transcriber Comments
Great Billington East Side / Charles BUCKINGHAM 15   M. S. Yes    
Great Billington East Side // William FENN 35   Farmer Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Sarah FENN   30   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   George FENN 11     Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Charles FENN 9     Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Alfred FENN 7     Yes    
Great Billington East Side   William FENN 4     Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Marthar FENN 2     Yes   Enumerator probably entered the age under the wrong column
Great Billington East Side // Joseph FENN 20   Ag Labrour Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Jane FENN   20   No    
Great Billington East Side // William CHERRY 65   Ag Labrour Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Elizabeth CHERRY   50   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   William CHERRY 18     Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Thomas CHERRY 15     Yes    
Great Billington East Side / Sarah HUMPREY   20   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Emma HUMPREY   2 mths   Yes    
Great Billington East Side // Charles FENN 15   Ag Labrour Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Carline FENN   15   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   James William FENN 2 mths     Yes    
Great Billington East Side // John SMITH 70   Ag Labrour Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Elizabeth SMITH   60   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   John SMITH 20     Yes    
Great Billington East Side // William FOSTER 35   Ag Labrour No    
Great Billington East Side   Elizabeth FOSTER   35   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Thomas FOSTER 15     Yes    

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Hamlet of Billington
Address   Forenames Surname Age M Age F Occupation Born in County Born SCT, IRL or foreign parts Transcriber Comments
Great Billington East Side   Jesse FOSTER 15   Ag Labrour Yes    
Great Billington East Side   William FOSTER 13     Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Richard FOSTER 9     Yes    
Great Billington East Side   George FOSTER 4     Yes    
Great Billington East Side   James FOSTER 2     Yes    
Great Billington East Side // Joseph HAMBY 60   Ag Labrour No    
Great Billington East Side   Mirah HAMBY   35   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   David HAMBY 15     Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Mary? HAMBY   12   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Charlotte HAMBY   10   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Susannah HAMBY   3   Yes    
Great Billington East Side // Thomas FOUNTAIN 30   Publican No    
Great Billington East Side   Mariah FOUNTAIN   35   No    
Great Billington East Side   Ann FOUNTAIN   8   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Catherine FOUNTAIN   6   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Emma FOUNTAIN   5   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Elizabeth FOUNTAIN   3   Yes    
Great Billington East Side // James NEWNES 25   Platt Dealer Yes    
Great Billington East Side // Thomas KINSTON? 65   Ag Labrour Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Hannah KINSTON?   60   No    
Great Billington East Side / Elizabeth POTTS   20 Str. Platers Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Ann POTTS   15 Str. Platers Yes    
Great Billington East Side // Joseph KEMPSTON 20   Ag Labrour Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Mary KEMPSTON   20   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Mary Ann KEMPSTON   4   Yes    

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Hamlet of Billington
Address   Forenames Surname Age M Age F Occupation Born in County Born SCT, IRL or foreign parts Transcriber Comments
Great Billington East Side   David KEMPSTON 1     Yes    
Great Billington East Side // James HALSEY 35   Ag Labrour No    
Great Billington East Side   Susan HALSEY   30   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   James HALSEY 9     Yes    
Great Billington East Side   William HALSEY 6     Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Susan HALSEY   3   Yes    
Great Billington East Side // Sarah MATHEWS   30 St Platers Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Marthar MATHEWS   13   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Ann MATHEWS   12   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Sarah MATHEWS   9   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Allise MATHEWS   6   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   George MATHEWS 3     Yes    
Great Billington East Side // Edmond POTTS 50   Blacksmith Yes    
Great Billington East Side   James POTTS 15     Yes    
Great Billington East Side   George POTTS 15     Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Thomas POTTS 12     Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Emma POTTS   10   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Diannah POTTS   8   Yes    
Great Billington East Side // John PHESENT 25   Ag Labrour Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Zilphar PHESENT   20   No    
Great Billington East Side   Emma PHESENT   5 mths   Yes    
Great Billington East Side / Thomas PHEASANT 25   Ag Labrour Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Elizabeth PHEASANT   20   No    
Great Billington East Side   Elizabeth PHEASANT   1   Yes    
Great Billington East Side // William OLNEY 45   Farmer Yes    

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Hamlet of Billington
Address   Forenames Surname Age M Age F Occupation Born in County Born SCT, IRL or foreign parts Transcriber Comments
Great Billington East Side   Mary Ann OLNEY   45   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Thomas OLNEY 20     Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Elizabeth OLNEY   15   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Catharine OLNEY   15   Yes    
Great Billington East Side / John SHARP 15   M. S. No    
Great Billington East Side   Elizabeth HOLLAND   15 F. S. No    
Great Billington East Side // John GEEVES 45   Ag Labrour No    
Great Billington East Side   Mary GEEVES   45   Yes    
Great Billington East Side / Christopher KIBBELL 25   Ag Labrour No    
Great Billington East Side // John PAIN 60   Ag Labrour Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Mary PAIN   50   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   George PAIN 25     Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Mary PAIN   15   Yes    
Great Billington East Side // Richard HODGINGS 60   Ag Labrour No    
Great Billington East Side   Sarah HODGINGS   55   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Mary HODGINGS   15   Yes    
Great Billington East Side / John GRIFFEN 20   Ag Labrour Yes    
Great Billington East Side // James FROST 35   Ag Labrour Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Susan FROST   35   No    
Great Billington East Side   Ann FROST   15   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Mariah FROST   11   Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Joseph FROST 8     Yes    
Great Billington East Side   John FROST 3     Yes    
Great Billington East Side   Thomas FROST 1     Yes    
Great Billington West Side // John SEABROOKE 60   Straw Dealer No    

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Hamlet of Billington
Address   Forenames Surname Age M Age F Occupation Born in County Born SCT, IRL or foreign parts Transcriber Comments
Great Billington West Side   Elizabeth SEABROOKE   55   No    
Great Billington West Side   Abell SEABROOKE 20     No    
Great Billington West Side   Jesse SEABROOKE 15     No    
Great Billington West Side   Jemimma SEABROOKE   13   No    
Great Billington West Side // Robert ROW 70   Ag Labrour Yes    
Great Billington West Side   Elizabeth ROW   75   No    
Great Billington West Side // John TOMPSON 45   Ag Labrour Yes   End of surname overwritten making it difficult to read
Great Billington West Side   Marthar TOMPSON   35   Yes    
Great Billington West Side   Mary TOMPSON   20   Yes    
Great Billington West Side   Maria? TOMPSON   15   Yes    
Great Billington West Side   James TOMPSON 15     Yes    
Great Billington West Side   Ruben TOMPSON 15     Yes    
Great Billington West Side   David TOMPSON 14     Yes    
Great Billington West Side   Henry TOMPSON 12     Yes    
Great Billington West Side   Ann TOMPSON   8   Yes    
Great Billington West Side   Amos TOMPSON 6     Yes    
Great Billington West Side   Eliza TOMPSON   4   Yes    
Great Billington West Side   Sarah TOMPSON   3   Yes    
Great Billington West Side   Joseph TOMPSON 1     Yes    
Great Billington West Side   Caroline TOMPSON   1   Yes    
Great Billington West Side // William HEMLEY 30   Beer Seller Yes    
Great Billington West Side   Ann HEMLEY   30   Yes    
Great Billington West Side   Priscilla HEMLEY   10   Yes    
Great Billington West Side   Emma HEMLEY   2   Yes    
Great Billington West Side   Hannah HEMLEY   9? Mths   Yes    

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Hamlet of Billington
Address   Forenames Surname Age M Age F Occupation Born in County Born SCT, IRL or foreign parts Transcriber Comments
Great Billington West Side / George KING 30   Ag Labrour Yes    
Great Billington West Side   Priscilla KING   50   Yes    
Great Billington West Side   George KING 20     Yes    
Great Billington West Side // Thomas WOODMAN 40   Farmer No    
Great Billington West Side   Mary Elizabeth WOODMAN   40   Yes    
Great Billington West Side   Ann WOODMAN   15   No    
Great Billington West Side   Joseph WOODMAN 15     No    
Great Billington West Side   Sarah WOODMAN 8     Yes    
Great Billington West Side   William WOODMAN 5     Yes    
Great Billington West Side   Thomas WOODMAN 2     Yes    
Great Billington West Side   Carline WOODMAN   6 mths   Yes    
Great Billington West Side / William WOODMAN 25   Baker No    
Great Billington West Side / George KING 15   M. S. Yes    
Great Billington West Side   David HEMLEY 14   M. S. Yes    
Great Billington West Side   Mary FRENCH   15 F. S. No    
Chapel Yard // Thomas FENN 30   Grocear Yes    
Chapel Yard   Ann FENN   35   Yes    
Chapel Yard   Edward FENN 7 mths     Yes    
Chapel Yard // Mary GEEVES   70 Lace Maker Yes    
Chapel Yard   James HALSEY 14   St. Plater No    
West Side // Thomas STEVENS 75   Farmer Yes    
West Side   Jane STEVENS   75   Yes    
West Side   William STEVENS 35     Yes    
West Side   Elizabeth STEVENS   4   Yes    
West Side   Joseph STEVENS 25     Yes    

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Hamlet of Billington
Address   Forenames Surname Age M Age F Occupation Born in County Born SCT, IRL or foreign parts Transcriber Comments
West Side   Ann STEVENS   15   Yes    
West Side   Carline STEVENS   8   Yes    
West Side / Joseph FLEET 45   Ag Labrour No    
West Side   George HALSEY 12   M. S. Yes    
Littel Billington   James PAIN 35   Ag Labrour Yes    
Littel Billington   Ann PAIN   35   No    
Littel Billington   John PAIN 10     Yes    
Littel Billington   Thomas PAIN 7     Yes    
Littel Billington   Elizabeth PAIN   3   Yes    
Littel Billington   Mary Ann PAIN   1   Yes    
Littel Billington   Susanah PAIN   1   Yes    
Littel Billington / Racheal TUCHTWELL?   6   No    
Littel Billington // William ROW 35   Ag Labrour No    
Littel Billington   Elizabeth ROW   35   No    
Littel Billington   Eliń? ROW   20   No    
Littel Billington   William ROW 15     No    
Littel Billington   Rhoady? ROW   13   No    
Littel Billington   Charlotte ROW   11   No    
Littel Billington   Caroline ROW   9   No    
Littel Billington   John ROW 7     No    
Littel Billington   George ROW 9 mths     No    
Littel Billington // Elizabeth BERRISFORD   30 Str Platers No    
Littel Billington   Hannah LEACH   15   Yes    
Littel Billington // William DIMMOCK 60   Ag Labrour No    
Littel Billington // John ADAMS 60   Ag Labrour Yes    

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Hamlet of Billington
Address   Forenames Surname Age M Age F Occupation Born in County Born SCT, IRL or foreign parts Transcriber Comments
Littel Billington   Elizabeth ADAMS   60   No    
Littel Billington   James ADAMS 30     Yes    
Littel Billington   Sarah ADAMS   20   No    
Littel Billington   Susanah ADAMS   20   Yes    
Littel Billington   Harriat ADAMS   15   Yes    
Littel Billington // Ann FOWLER   50 Farmer Yes    
Littel Billington   Emma FOWLER   15   Yes    
Littel Billington   Ann FOWLER   8   No    
Littel Billington   George FOWLER 12     Yes    
Littel Billington / Richard COTTON 40   Brewer Yes    
Littel Billington   Elizabeth COTTON   25   Yes    
Littel Billington   Charles COTTON 2 mths     Yes    
Littel Billington / John SYRATT 30   M. S. No    
Littel Billington // William FOWLER 30   Farmer Yes    
Littel Billington   Jane? FOWLER   30   No    
Littel Billington   Ann FOWLER   10   Yes    
Littel Billington   George FOWLER 9     Yes    
Littel Billington   Elizabeth FOWLER   8   Yes    
Littel Billington   Sarah FOWLER   7   Yes    
Littel Billington   William FOWLER 5     Yes    
Littel Billington   James FOWLER 4     Yes    
Littel Billington   Thomas FOWLER 3     Yes    
Littel Billington   Ellin FOWLER   2   Yes    
Little Billington // Richard LEACH 40   Ag Labrour Yes    
Little Billington   Susanah LEACH   40   Yes    

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Hamlet of Billington
Address   Forenames Surname Age M Age F Occupation Born in County Born SCT, IRL or foreign parts Transcriber Comments
Little Billington   Mary LEACH   15   Yes    
Little Billington   James LEACH 15     Yes    
Little Billington   Elizabeth LEACH   8   Yes    
Little Billington   John LEACH 6     Yes    
Little Billington   Valentine LEACH 3     Yes    
Little Billington // James COOK 70   Ag Labrour Yes    
Little Billington   Ann COOK   60   Yes    
Little Billington   Joseph COOK 30     Yes    
Little Billington   Mary COOK   25   Yes    
Little Billington   Emma COOK   9   Yes    
Little Billington   John COOK 5     Yes    
Little Billington   George COOK 1     Yes    
Little Billington // William GARRETT 65   Ag Labrour No    
Little Billington   Hannah? GARRETT   75   No    
Little Billington / Sarah CHURCH   60 Lace Maker Yes    
Little Billington // Joseph FROST 60   Ag Labrour Yes    
Little Billington   Sarah FROST   45   No    
Little Billington   Hannah FROST   10   Yes    
Little Billington // Thomas FROST 60   Ag Labrour Yes    
Little Billington   Jane FROST   60   No    
Little Billington / Edward LEACH 20   Ag Labrour Yes    
Little Billington   Jane LEACH   20   Yes    
Little Billington   Charles LEACH 3     Yes    
Little Billington   William LEACH 8 mths     Yes    
Littel Billington // David FENN 25   Ag Lab Yes    

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Hamlet of Billington
Address   Forenames Surname Age M Age F Occupation Born in County Born SCT, IRL or foreign parts Transcriber Comments
Littel Billington   Rebecka FENN   25   Yes    
Littel Billington   David FENN 6     Yes    
Littel Billington   Elizabeth FENN   3   Yes    
Littel Billington   John FENN 3 mths     Yes    
Littel Billington / Mirań? FROST   25 St Plater Yes    
Littel Billington // John SEABROOKE 30   Ag Labrour No    
Littel Billington   Elizabeth SEABROOKE   30   Yes    
Littel Billington   Eli SEABROOKE 4     Yes    
Littel Billington   Rebecka SEABROOKE   1   Yes    
Littel Billington // David HULL 45   Ag Labrour Yes    
Littel Billington   Charlotte HULL   40   No    
Littel Billington   Elizabeth HULL   20   Yes    
Littel Billington   Thomas HULL 15     Yes    
Littel Billington   Jacob HULL 12     Yes    
Littel Billington   Jonothen HULL 9     Yes    
Littel Billington   Marthar HULL   7   Yes    
Littel Billington   Harriot HULL   1   Yes    
Littel Billington // George JUFFS 40   Ag Labrour Yes    
Littel Billington   Fanny JUFFS   45   Yes    
Littel Billington   Ann JUFFS   15   Yes    
Littel Billington   George JUFFS 15     Yes    
Littel Billington   Lydia JUFFS   10   Yes    
Littel Billington   Kezia JUFFS   7   Yes    
Grovebury in the parish of Leighton Buzzard // Thomas COTCHINGS 35   Farmer No   This entry has been struck through
Grovebury in the parish of Leighton Buzzard   Joseph COTCHINGS 30     No   This entry has been struck through