Jane Catherine Butcher (nee Woods) born 1811 and her descendants
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Jane Catherine Butcher nee Woods (maternal grandmother of Elizabeth Jane Hickman, my paternal grandmother). See blog pages on them both.
This page shows Jane's life from the online records from the year of her marriage onwards.
All records obtained from Ancestry.co.uk parish records, unless stated otherwise.
Marriage: Family Search IGI: Jane Catherine Woods & John Butcher 11/6/1832 Upper Holloway, Islington, London.
Death: BMD: Oct q 1880 Edmonton born 1813. Very likely to be her. She is not found in 1881 census.
Jane & John Butcher's children were christened at Old Church, St Pancras. Family Search IGI/BMD:
1. Josiah Birth: 28/4/1833. Chr: 30/6/1833.
2. Eleanor Birth: 5/2/1838 (confirmed by living descendants of her husband. BMD ref: 3/1838 Pancras Vol 1 p186. Chr: 12/3/1838.
3. James Carr Birth: 28/5/1840 Chr: 28/6/1840
Ancestry chr - family lived at Norfolk St. Faís occupation: undertaker.
4. Elizabeth Sarah Birth: 5/8/1842 Chr: 28/8/1842. (Elizabeth Jane Hickman's mother)
5. Lucretia Birth: 21/3/1845. Chr: 17/8/1845.
6. Robert BMD Birth: 12/1848 Pancras. (Also BMD 1849 Robert Wm.)
1841 (all born Middx and have surname Butcher)
John b1816 Coffin maker
living with (John's parents and siblings)
John b1786. Stone sawyer.
Sophia b1821. French polisher.
James b1821 Stone sawyer.
Norfolk St. Civil parish/reg dist: St Pancras, Middx. Hundred: Ossulstone (Holborn Division). Sub-reg district: Camden Town
NB: John Butcher b ?1816 is proved as son of John & Elizabeth Butcher by the entries for census for their daughter, Mary Jane Harding (nee Butcher), in 1871 and 1891. Johnís daughter, Lucretia, is described as Mary Janeís niece. From the records on the Hardings, Lucretia and her daughter are obviously in close contact with them.
1851 Head: Jane Catherine Butcher b1813 St Stephen Coleman St, City. Widow. Laundress.
Children - all born St Pancras:
Elizabeth b1843 Scholar eves
Lucretia b1845 Scholar eves
James b1841Scholar days
4 other families and a single woman:
Eddy family, OíNeill family, Channell family, Edmonds family; Sarah Popall Laundress,18.
67 Ossulstone St. Civil parish/reg district: St Pancras, Middx. Sub-reg district: Somers Town.
Janeís daughter, Eleanor, appears to be with John's parents, working as a milliner in Islington.
1861 Head: Jane Butcher b1820 St Pancras. Laundress.
Elizabeth b1843 Single. General Servant
James b1840 Single. Labourer
Robert b1849 Scholar
Visitor: Charles Foster 38 b St Pancras. Painter
Lewis family; Edwards family; Duncan couple; Wilson family; Griffin family.
7 Brill Terrace Civil/ecclesiastical parish/reg district: St Pancras.
Her daughter, Lucretia, was a housemaid at Janeís sisterís boarding house in Eastbourne (Eleanor Standen).
1871 Head: Jane Butcher b1811 London Coleman St. Laundress.
Son: James b1841 Bricklayerís labourer
Son: Robert b1849 Painter
Grandson: William Hickman b1864
Granddaughter: Jane Hickman b1868
[All Janeís children/grandchildren b St Pancras]
Lodger: Charles Foster 47. Painter.
Elder Cottage, Willow Walk, West Green Rd, Tottenham, Middx. Ecclesiastical parish: Holy Trinity. Reg district: Edmonton.
Her daughter, Lucretia, (no occupation) is staying with her paternal aunt, Mary Jane Harding (nee Butcher, formerly Hayles) in Islington.
Footnote: In 1881, after Jane Butcher died?, Charles Foster (her long term lodger) moved to a lodging house at 44a Campbell Rd, Islington, still occupation of a painter.
In 1891, he was a pauper in St Mary Islington Parish Workhouse, a painter, described as widower. He was single status in previous censuses. No online evidence he and Jane married. If her BMD death entry is correct, she retained her surname of Butcher.
FMP including 1911 census search for Janeís sons: nil.