Townsends of Longhope, 1700s (General)

by Jefff @, West London, Middlesex, Thursday, July 11, 2019, 00:23 (441 days ago) @ Townie63

Another excellent piece of lateral thinking from MPG !.

I wonder if this Celia is also in your tree ?

1851 Wotton Cottages, South Hamlet, Gloucestershire, England
Household Roll Sex Age Birthplace
George Townsend Head M 44 White smith. Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Mary Ann Townsend Wife F 42 Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Elizabeth Townsend Daughter F 12 Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Mathew Townsend Son M 10 Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Celia Townsend Daughter F 8 Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Frederick Townsend Son M 7 Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Lucy Townsend Daughter F 4 Gloucester, Gloucestershire

However further researchs suggests may have been misheard when the 1851 census was taken ?

Birth Details
Child Surname Child Forename Mother's Former Name Year District Office Register Entry
TOWNSEND Cicelia WATHEN 1841 Gloucester Gloucester, South Hamlet 2 253

Surname First name(s) Age District Vol Page
Marriages Jun 1859
Cook George Gloucester 6a 459
Townsend Cecilia Gloucester 6a 459
Wootton Edwin Francis Gloucester 6a 459

Marriage Details
Groom Surname Groom Forename Bride Surname Bride Forename District Parish Building Year Register Entry
WOOTTON Edwin Francis TOWNSEND Cecilia Gloucester Gloucester St Mary de Lode 1859 33 No 4 239

Name Edwin Francis Wootton
Spouse's Name Cecilia Townsend
Event Date 12 Jun 1859
Event Place St Mary-De-Lode'S, Gloucester, Gloucester, England
Father's Name Isaac Wootton
Spouse's Father's Name George Townsend

Name Edward Francis Wotton
Residence Place Gloucester, Gloucester, England
Gender Male
Christening Date 16 May 1841
Christening Date (Original) 16May1841
Christening Place St. Mary-de-Lode's, Gloucester, Gloucester, England
Father's Name Isaac Wotton
Mother's Name Elizabeth

I now find that Celia is an accepted nickname for Cecelia, I didn't know that before today, always good to learn.

FamilySearch has problems with this Census transcript, sorry !

1861 St James Parish, Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Household Roll Sex Age Birthplace
F Head M 69 Labourer. Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Cecilia Wootton Wife F 19 Dressmaker. Gloucester, Gloucestershire
G Son M 1 Gloucester, Gloucestershire

1871 12 Ducie Street, Barton St. Michael, Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Household Roll Sex Age Birthplace
Edwin Wootton Head M 29 Labourer farm worker. Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Celia Wootton Wife F 29 Gloucester, Gloucestershire
William Wootton Son M 11 Scholar. Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Jane Wootton Daughter F 6 Gloucester, Gloucestershire
George Wootton Son M 4 Gloucester, Gloucestershire


Surname First name(s) Age District Vol Page
Deaths Dec 1877
WOOTTON Edwin Francis 36 Gloucester 6a 199

Name Cecile Wotton
Event Type Census
Event Date 1881
Event Place North Hamlet, Gloucestershire, England
Registration District Gloucester
Gender Female
Age 38
Marital Status Widow
Occupation Charwoman
Relationship to Head of Household Prisoner
Birth Year (Estimated) 1843
Birthplace Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England
Page Number 45
Registration Number RG11
Piece/Folio 2530/61
Affiliate Record Type Household


Re Lettice / Lettie / Letitia etc Townsend,
I can see several in Cheshire, and also some in Yorkshire and particularly London, but I'm afraid I'm struggling to see any from "our" side of the country apart from Chippenham in Wiltshire, sorry.


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