Announcement

Collapse

Site Maintenance - Friday 21st February 2020

Please be aware FTF will be offline for maintenance on the evening of Friday 21st February 2020

For further details please follow the link below:

https://www.familytreeforum.com/show...-February-2020
See more
See less

Anybody good at Census scribble please?

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

    Anybody good at Census scribble please?

    Hi Folks,

    Try as I might, I cannot for the life of me decipher the occupations of William F. Byford and his brother Charles D. Byford. 1871 census. RG10, Piece 1662, Folio 216, Page 20. Any ideas please?

    I also have another bit of scribble on the 1851. Anyone guess as to the name of the abode at the top of the page - it looks to me like 'Episcopal Palace'?. Also, on the same page (but next property down) is a guy at Rose Cottage, and once again I have not a clue as to his occupation. Details are: HO107, Piece 1776, Folio 622, Page 19.

    Help please - I'm going cross-eyed..........!

    Chris

    #2
    William - Drum maj.: ...... Essex

    Charles - Serg't & Band ..... : ...... Essex ......
    Elaine







    Comment


      #3
      Rose Cottage man - Apparitor in Diocesan Crevet of Rochester ????
      Elaine







      Comment


        #4
        Address at top of page: Episcopal palace (as in Episcopal church ?)
        Elaine







        Comment


          #5
          The episcopal palace would be the bishop's residence, wouldn't it?

          Comment


            #6
            *Shuts eyes so as not to read Elaine's posts*

            Drum Maj: West Essex Militia

            and the other one:

            Apparitor in Diocesan Court of Rochester

            and I agree with you about the Episcopal Palace!

            Comment


              #7
              Sorry I haven't replied sooner - the site died on me, and wouldn't let me back in!

              Elaine - As regards William Byford, his occupation sounds about right as it has him down on the 1881 as a music teahcer and Chelsea Pensioner.

              Chris

              Comment


                #8
                Originally posted by Merry Monty Montgomery View Post

                Apparitor in Diocesan Court of Rochester
                Sounds better than mine! :)
                Elaine







                Comment


                  #9
                  apparitor = a Roman officer who attended magistrates to execute their orders; In England a messenger that serves the process of a spiritual court; the beadle that carries the mace.

                  (I never knew any of that!! lol)

                  Comment


                    #10
                    Originally posted by Elaine ..Spain View Post
                    Rose Cottage man - Apparitor in Diocesan Crevet of Rochester ????

                    'Scuse my ignorance, but what on earth is an Apparitor? Sounds a bit spooky to me.......!

                    Chris

                    Comment


                      #11
                      Erm, see previous post!!

                      Comment


                        #12
                        Ooh, I missed off the brother!

                        Sergt and Band Master West Essex Militia

                        Comment


                          #13
                          Sorry folks, but the site seems to be playing up for me. The thread just froze, and then I was timed out - hence the delay in replies Merry!:o

                          Many thanks to you all - these two guys certainly make a change to my usual Ag. Labs.......:D

                          Chris

                          Comment


                            #14
                            Re: Rose Cottage, I think that you will find that this is attached to Danbury Palace which, at that time is functioning as an Episcopal Place, The 'apparitor in diocesan, Court of Rochester' is an official in the church judiciary system. If you google 'Danbury Palace you will get a history.

                            Comment

                            Working...
                            X