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John Wilson

Male 1831 - 1902  (71 years)


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  • Name John Wilson 
    Born 1831  Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 March 1902  Cambridgeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 1 April 1902  Landbeach Road Cemetery, Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • previously I had selected different (wrong) parents John [butcher] & Lydia also in High street 1851 - previous page
      or William [farming bailliff] & Sarah also in High street 1851 - following page

      1841 England census - [Fen End] Milton, Cambridgeshire
      Name Estimated Birth Year Birthplace
      John Wilson abt 1791 Cambridgeshire, England [Farmer]
      Ann Wilson abt 1796 Cambridgeshire, England
      Jacob Wilson abt 1829 Cambridgeshire, England
      John Wilson abt 1831 Cambridgeshire, England
      William Wilson abt 1834 Cambridgeshire, England
      Ann Wilson abt 1837 Cambridgeshire, England

      NB: 1851 census was taken on night of 30th/31st March 1851.
      If marriage was on 7th Jan 1851 then this means that son George was already born before they got married?

      1851 England census - High Street, Milton, Cambridgeshire:
      Name Estimated Birth Year Birthplace Relationship
      John Wilson abt 1831 Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Head [agricultural labourer]
      Mary Wilson abt 1831 Impington, Cambridgeshire, England Wife
      George Wilson abt 1850 [5 months] Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Son

      1861 England census - Rail Road House, Milton, Cambridgeshire:
      Name Estimated Birth Year Birthplace Relationship
      John Wilson 1831 Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Head [rail road labourer]
      Mary Wilson 1831 Impington, Cambridgeshire, England Wife
      George Wilson 1851 Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Son
      Harry Wilson 1857 Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Son
      Lydia Wilson 1859 Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Daughter
      John Wilson 1860 Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Son

      1871 England census - High Street, Milton, Cambridgeshire:
      Name Age in 1871 Birthplace Relationship
      John Wilson 39 Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Head [baker]
      Mary Wilson 40 Impington, Cambridgeshire, England Wife[ shop assistant]
      George Wilson 20 Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Son [baker]
      Lydia Wilson 12 Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Daughter
      John Wilson 10 Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Son
      Sarah Wilson 7 Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Daughter
      Mary Wilson 4 Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Daughter
      David Wilson 2 Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Son
      Frederick Wilson 8 months Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Son

      1881 England census - High Street, Milton, Cambridgeshire, England:
      Name Estimated Birth Year Birthplace Relationship
      John Wilson abt 1832 Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Head [baker & grocer]
      Mary Wilson abt 1833 Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Wife
      Lydia Wilson abt 1859 Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Unknown [daughter]
      John Wilson abt 1862 Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Son [grocer]
      Sarah Wilson abt 1864 Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Unknown [daughter]
      Mary Wilson abt 1867 Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Unknown [daughter]
      David Wilson abt 1869 Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Son
      Frederick Wilson abt 1871 Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Son
      Joseph Wilson abt 1873 Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Son

      High Street, Milton, Cambridge, England (1881 census)
      Baker & Grocer Emp. 2 Men & 1 Boy (1881 census):
      Dwelling: High Street
      Census Place: Milton, Cambridge, England
      Source: FHL Film 1341396 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 1661 Folio 71 Page 9
      Marr Age Sex Birthplace
      John WILSON M 49 M Milton, Cambridge, England
      Rel: Head
      Occ: Baker & Grocer Emp. 2 Men & 1 Boy
      Mary WILSON M 48 F Milton, Cambridge, England
      Rel: Wife
      Lydia WILSON U 22 F Milton, Cambridge, England
      Rel: Dautr.
      John WILSON U 19 M Milton, Cambridge, England
      Rel: Son
      Occ: Grocer
      Sarah WILSON U 17 F Milton, Cambridge, England
      Rel: Dautr.
      Mary WILSON U 14 F Milton, Cambridge, England
      Rel: Dautr.
      Occ: Scholar
      David WILSON 12 M Milton, Cambridge, England
      Rel: Son
      Occ: Scholar
      Frederick WILSON 10 M Milton, Cambridge, England
      Rel: Son
      Occ: Scholar
      Joseph WILSON 8 M Milton, Cambridge, England
      Rel: Son
      Occ: Scholar

      1891 England census - "Hungry Hall", High Street, Milton, Cambridgeshire:
      Name Age in 1891 Birthplace Relationship to head-of-house
      Wilson, John 59 Milton, Cambridgeshire Head [married baker]
      Wilson, Mary 59 Milton Wife [married]
      Wilson, David 22 Milton Son [single baker's assistant]
      Wilson, Frederic 20 Milton Son [single grocer's assistant]
      Wilson, Joseph 18 Milton Son [single grocer's assistant]
      Walts, Agnes 17 Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire [single domestic servant]
      NB: son George on previous page

      see 1901 census in Cambridge, Civil Parish="Milton Entire"

      1901 England census - "Post office & Shop", High Street, Milton, Cambridgeshire
      Name Age in 1901 Birthplace Relationship
      John Wilson 69 Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Head [sub-post master, grocer, butcher etc.]
      Mary Wilson 70 Impington, Cambridgeshire, England Wife
      Frederic Wilson 30 Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Son [butcher & baker]
      Joseph Wilson 28 Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Son [grocer's & postal assistant]
      Amy Cooper 18 Waterbeach, Cambridgeshire, England Granddaughter [grocer's & postal assistant]
      Martha Narthoope 16 Harston, Cambridgeshire, England Servant
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      Burial register of All Saints Church (searched 1896 - 1930):
      John Wilson of Milton buried on April 1st 1902 aged 70 years.
      Another John Wilson of Milton buried on January 22nd 1910 aged either 74 or 79 years (entry not legible).
      George Wilson of High Street, Milton buried November 11th 1924 aged 74 years.
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      Graves in the Landbeach Road Cemetery, Milton:

      Grave of John Wilson & Mary Wilson
      Single grave with large stone cross
      Inscription:
      In loving memory of John Wilson who died March 27, 1902. 71
      Years. Also Mary Wilson beloved wife of above died April 18th 1914. Age 83 years.

      Grave of George Wilson & Sarah Wilson
      Large stone cross on three plinths
      Inscription:
      In loving memory of Sarah the beloved wife of George Wilson who died March 4, 1911 age 58.
      George Wilson died Nov 8 1924 age 74.

      Grave of William John Wilson & Daisy Caroline Wilson
      Single grave with headstone.
      Inscription:
      In loving memory of William John Wilson died 4 March 1963 age
      82 and Daisy Caroline Wilson wife died 7 March 1917 age 34.

      Grave of Frances May Wilson & Fred Wilson
      Double walled grave with headstone
      Inscription:
      In loving memory of Frances Mary Wilson who passed away Aug. 25
      1944 aged 79 years and Fred Wilson died Sept. 16 1948 age 78

      Grave of Grace Marion Wilson, Reginald Arthur George Wilson, Ruth Lilian Wilson
      Double plot with twin headstones
      Inscription:
      In loving memory of Grace Marion Wilson died 27 July 1967 age 81.
      Reginald Arthur George Wilson died 16 Sept 1971 age 85.
      Ruth Lilian Wilson died 25 Nov. 1989 age 70.
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      !!! WILD GUESS !!!! also Robert, Francis, William & Susan in 1820's at Shudy Camps
      parents marriage at Castle Camps (Charles Wilson & Sarah Leister 31 Jan 1819)
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      JOHN WILSON
      Male
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      Event(s):
      Birth:
      Christening: 16 MAR 1833 Castle Camps, Cambridge, England
      Death:
      Burial:
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      Parents:
      Father: CHARLES WILSON Family
      Mother: SARAH
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      Messages:
      Extracted birth or christening record for the locality listed in the record. The source records are usually arranged chronologically by the birth or christening date.
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      Source Information:
      Batch No.: Dates: Source Call No.: Type: Printout Call No.: Type:
      C130831 1563 - 1845 0990377 IT 1 Film 6904559 Film
      Sheet: 00
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    Person ID I73  Houliston Family Tree
    Last Modified 9 November 2007 

    Father John Wilson,   b. about 1791, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. before 1851  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Mother Ann Harrison,   b. 1792, Oxlode, Cambridgeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1888, Chesterton, Cambridgeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Married 13 November 1827  Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • On Nov 13th 1827 at Milton John Wilson married Ann Harrison (both of Milton). No parents names are given.
    Family ID F56  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Mary Jacobs,   b. 3 October 1830, Impington, Cambridgeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 April 1914, Cambridgeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 7 January 1851  Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Name Year Quarter Record Type County Volume Page
      Jacobs, Mary 1851 March Marriages Cambridgeshire 14 71
      Wilson, John 1851 March Marriages Cambridgeshire 14 71
      above in Chesterton

      Extract from Certified Copy of an Entry of Marriage from GRO
      1851 Marriage Solemnized by Banns in the Parish of Milton in the County of Cambridge
      No. 48
      When Married: January 7th
      Name and Surname: John Wilson; Mary Jacobs
      Age: 19; 20
      Condition: Bachelor; Spinster
      Rank or Profession: Labourer; -
      Residence at the time of Marriage: Milton; Milton
      Father's Name and Surname: John Wilson; Jonathan Jacobs
      Rank or Profession of Father: Labourer; Shoemaker
      Married in the Parish Church according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Established Church, [blank] by me,
      John Chapman Rector
      The Marriage was solemnized between us,John Wilson; Mary Jacobs X her mark
      in the Presence of us, George Sly; Sarah Sly; Harriet Wilson
      Certified copy dated 18 October 2006




      or possibly (considering son George born late 1850)
      Surname Given Name District Volume Page Transcriber
      Marriages Jun 1849
      Wilson John Chesterton XIV 81
      (no spouses provided)

      Name Year Quarter Record Type County Volume Page

      Lenton, Elizabeth Watson 1854 December Marriages Cambridgeshire Huntingdonshire 3b 601
      Newman, Mary 1854 December Marriages Cambridgeshire Huntingdonshire 3b 601
      Pickard, William 1854 December Marriages Cambridgeshire Huntingdonshire 3b 601
      Wilson, John 1854 December Marriages Cambridgeshire Huntingdonshire 3b 601
      above in St Ives
    Children 
    +1. George Wilson,   b. 1850, Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 November 1924, Cambridgeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     2. Harry Wilson,   b. 1856, Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1861, Chesterton, Cambridgeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 5 years)
    +3. Lydia Wilson,   b. 1858, Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. John Wilson,   b. 1861, Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    +5. Sarah Wilson,   b. 2 June 1863, Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 June 1926, Northwich, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    +6. Mary Wilson,   b. 5 June 1865, Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 November 1924, Lead St, Yass, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    +7. David Wilson,   b. 12 September 1868, Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 August 1922, Lowestoft, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     8. Frederick (Fred) Wilson,   b. 1870, Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 September 1948, Cambridgeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     9. Joseph Wilson,   b. 1872, Milton, Cambridgeshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F19  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    John and Mary Wilson on their Golden Wedding 1901
    John and Mary Wilson on their Golden Wedding 1901


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