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LeicestershireLass
31-10-11, 14:39
in 1861 William (single / aged 42) is living with his parents Thomas and Hannah Benson (mistranscribed as Benton) in the Holy Trinity area of Coventry.

http://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?db=uki1861&indiv=try&h=21300293

He was born in Stoke, Warwickshire in 1819. Occupation: ribbon (silk) weaver.

In 1881 he's living in the Poor Law Union House, Coventry St Michael.

His parents died in 1867 and 1869.


Is anyone please able to find him in 1871?

William died in 1885.

kylejustin
31-10-11, 14:41
if he's in the workhouse in 1881, have you looked there under his initials in 1871?

Elaine ..Spain
31-10-11, 14:58
What about this one?
http://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&rank=0&gsfn=wm&gsln=benson&sx=&f1=&f2=&f4=&f18__n=&f12__n=&rg_81004011__date=1819&rs_81004011__date=5&f27=&f14=&f15=&_8000C002=&_80008002=&_80018002=&f7=&f8=&f9=&gskw=coventry&prox=1&db=uki1871&ti=5538&ti.si=0&gss=angs-d&pcat=35&fh=0&h=24124571&recoff=
RG10; Piece: 3178; Folio: 125; Page: 3

LeicestershireLass
31-10-11, 15:08
if he's in the workhouse in 1881, have you looked there under his initials in 1871?

Thanks for that tip - just had a quick look, but no luck!

Hi Elaine - That looks like it's him :D ... thanks everso !!