Austin FLETCHER 1873 -1956 and Family Hawkers Cinderford (General)

by slowhands @, proud of his ancient Dean Forest roots, Friday, January 19, 2024, 10:37 (88 days ago) @ Mac74

Yes FLETCHER ( BUTLER and SMITH) are Forest Hawker/Romany/Gypsy families ( and very difficult to track on the Census data) - I suspect they were living on the roadside or in the Forest and the Enumerators "missed" them example :-


Deaths Jun 1956 (>99%)
FLETCHER Austin 82 Gloucester R. 7b 425

Deaths Sep 1953 (>99%)
FLETCHER Austin 56 F.of Dean 7b 306

Year: 1953
Month: Aug
Day: 13
Surname: FLETCHER
Forenames: Austin
Residence: Dilke Hospital ( 7 Barn Hill Broadwell Coleford
Age_at_death: 56 years
Officiating_Minister: H.Bryden Vicar of Christchurch
Event: Burial
Cause_of_death:
Memoranda: new grave Canon row
Notes:
Register_Reference: P82 IN 1/17
Page_No: 62
Parish_Chapel: Christchurch

Marriages Mar 1944 (>99%)
FLETCHER Austin Harris F.of Dean 6a 570
HARRIS Ruth Fletcher F.of Dean 6a 570


1939 Broadwell
Austin Fletcher 20 Jun 1873 Male Colliery Hewer - Unemployed Married 141 1
Bertha Fletcher 16 Jun 1876 Female Unpaid Domestic Duties Married 141 2
William George Holland 17 Jun 1915 Male Colliery Road Repairer Single 141 3
Rosina Fletcher 05 Nov 1920 Female Unpaid Domestic Duties Married 141 4
Elizabeth Shuck (Yandle,Fletcher) 01 Oct 1922 Female Factory Worker Tin Lad Married 141 5

Year: 1929
Month: Mar
Day: 13
Grooms_Surname: FLETCHER
Grooms_Forenames: Austin
Grooms_Age: 62
Groom_Condition: Bachelor
Grooms_Occupation: Labourer
Grooms_Residence: Gorsty Knoll Coleford
Grooms_Fathers_Surname: FLETCHER
Grooms_Fathers_Forenames: Eli
Grooms_Fathers_Occupation: Tinman
Brides_Surname: SHIPMAN
Brides_Forenames: Bertha
Brides_Age: 52
Brides_Condition: Spinster
Brides_Occupation:
Brides_Residence: Gorsty Knoll Coleford
Brides_Fathers_Surname: SHIPMAN
Brides_Fathers_Forenames: Joseph
Brides_Fathers_Occupation: Maltster (deceased)
Licence_or_Banns: Banns
Date_of_Banns:
Signature_or_Mark: See Note
Witness_1: Henry Fletcher
Witness_2:
Other_Witnesses:
Officiating_Minister: C Herbert M Fassion Vicar
Event: Marriage
Memoranda:
Notes: It is unclear whether Austn signs as there is a cross after his name as there is after the witnesses name. The writing appears to be the same as entries on the certificate. Bertha does sign
Register_Reference: P93/1 IN 1/13
Page_Number: 113
Parish_Chapel: Coleford

1921 in West Dean
Austin Bertha Leah Austin and one other

1911 Milkwall
Austin Fletcher Head Married Male 37 1874 Licensed hawker Glos Moseley Green
Evelyn Fletcher Wife Married Female 33 1878 - Glos Gloucester
Henry Fletcher Son - Male 14 1897 Hawkers labourer Glos Cinderford
Emily Fletcher Daughter - Female 12 1899 School Glos Cinderford
Austin Fletcher Son - Male 10 1901 School Glos Cinderford
John Fletcher Son - Male 9 1902 - Glos Cinderford
Leah Fletcher Daughter - Female 8 1903 - Glos Cinderford
Alfred Fletcher Son - Male 6 1905 - Glos Cinderford

Year 1900
Month May
Day 27
Parents Surname FLETCHER
Child Forenames Johnny
Fathers Forenames Austin
Mothers Forenames Elizabeth
Mothers Surname Butler
Residence East Dean
Occupation Hawker
Officiating Minister E Cargill
Event Baptism
Memoranda Illegitimate
Notes
Register Reference
Page Number 8
Parish Chapel Abenhall


Year: 1897
Month: Feb
Day: 14
Parents_Surname: FLETCHER
Child_Forenames: Austin Butler
Fathers_Forenames: Austin
Mothers_Forenames: Elizabeth
Mothers_Surname:
Residence: Greenbottom
Occupation: Tin worker
Officiating_Minister: Th[oma]s Longstaff
Event: Baptism
Memoranda:
Notes:
Register_Reference: P85/2IN 1/1
Page_Number: 84
Parish_Chapel: Cinderford St Stephen

Year: 1922
Month: Apr
Day: 17
Surname: FLETCHER
Forenames: Eli
Residence: Yorkley Wood
Age_at_death: 85
Officiating_Minister: D.J.Banham (Vicar)
Event: Burial
Cause_of_death:
Memoranda:
Notes:
Register_Reference: P245 IN 1/30
Page_No: 173
Parish_Chapel: Parkend

1901 Two Bridges / Ayleford towards Blakeney Hill/Newhnam
Eli Fletcher Head Married Male 55 1846 Tinware maker Not Known
Sarah Fletcher Wife Married Female 50 1851 - Not Known
James Fletcher Son Single Male 23 1878 Tinware maker East Dean,
Charles Fletcher Son Single Male 21 1880 Tinware maker Monmouthshire, Wales
Sarah Fletcher Daughter Single Female 19 1882 - East Dean,
Samuel Fletcher Son Single Male 18 1883 Tinware maker East Dean,
Celia Fletcher Daughter Single Female 15 1886 - East Dean,
Mary Ann Fletcher Daughter Single Female 13 1888 - East Dean,
William Fletcher Son Single Male 11 1890 - East Dean,
William Fletcher Son Single Male 9 1892 - East Dean,

1891 Churchway, ( nr Hollyhill Wood/Steam Mills and Crump Meadow a group of families Basket makers/Hawkers near by)
Eli Fletcher Head Married Male 43 1848 Tin ware maker London, Middlesex,
Clara Fletcher Wife Married Female 40 1851 - Shropshire,
Eli Fletcher Son Single Male 22 1869 General labourer Lydney, ,
Letitia Fletcher Daughter - Female 17 1874 - East Dean, ,
Elizabeth Fletcher Daughter - Female 15 1876 - East Dean,
Sarah Fletcher Daughter - Female 12 1879 - East Dean,
James Fletcher Son - Male 11 1880 - East Dean,
Charles Fletcher Son - Male 9 1882 - East Dean,
Samuel Fletcher Son - Male 7 1884 - East Dean,
Cecilia Fletcher Daughter - Female 6 1885 - East Dean,
Mary Ann Fletcher Daughter - Female 3 1888 - East Dean,
Alice Fletcher Daughter - Female 0 1891 - East Dean,

1881 Gypsy Tent Moseley West Dean
Eli Fletcher abt 1847 London, London, Middlesex, England Head West Dean Tin Plate worker
Sarah Fletcher abt 1851 Hanway, Shropshire, England Wife West Dean
Eli Fletcher abt 1872 West Dean, Gloucestershire, England Son West Dean
Elizabeth Fletcher abt 1878 East Dean, Gloucestershire, England Daughter West Dean
Emily Fletcher abt 1868 East Dean, Gloucestershire, England Daughter West Dean
Hootin [AOSTIN] Fletcher abt 1874 West Dean, Gloucestershire, England Son West Dean
Jami Fletcher abt 1880 East Dean, Gloucestershire, England Son West Dean
Leticia Fletcher abt 1876 West Dean, Gloucestershire, England Daughter West Dean
Sarah Fletcher abt 1880 East Dean, Gloucestershire, England Daughter West Dean

1881 Gypsy Tent Moseley West Dean
Charles Davis Head Single Male 44 1837 Tin plate worker West Dean, Gloucestershire, England
Leticia Davis Sister Single Female 40 1841 - Hereford, Herefordshire, England

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