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Folk Biography Information

Folk Biography Information

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NameEggleton, John
Date of Birth1827
Location/CommunityBlunsdon
NotesBirth / baptism
Blunsdon, 12 August, 1827 [AB]

Marriage
Wiltshire, Highworth, 1854, Oct, Nov, Dec, Vol. 5a, p 4; John Thomas Eggleton married Catherine Smart;
Blunsdon, 18 November, 1854 (26, labourer) signed to Catherine Smart 24 made mark;

Death / burial
Wiltshire, Swindon, 1918, Vol. 5a, p 5, age, 90;
Blunsdon, 21 February, 1918 aged 90 [AB]

Alfred Williams / others notes
Literate [AB]
Census InformationCensus 1911
Listed as John Eggleston. Place of birth, Blunsdon, Wiltshire, c. 1828, age, 83, address, Lower Village, Blunsdon St Leonard, Wiltshire; occupation, old age pensioner [roadman]; living with son in law, Thomas Giles, age, 32; place of birth, Blunsdon; occupation, grooms assistant, domestic; daughter, Mercy Giles, age, 22; place of birth, Blunsdon; granddaughter, Dora, age, 4; place of birth, Blunsdon; wife Catherine, age, 80; place of birth, Cricklade.

Census 1901
Place of birth, Blunsdon, Wiltshire; c. 1828; age, 73; address, Wharf Cottages, Drove Road, Swindon; occupation, general labourer; also, boarder, James Lewis, age, 50, occupation, general labourer, place of birth, Stratton, Wiltshire.

Census 1891
Place of birth, Highworth, Wiltshire; c. 1827; age, 64; occupation, general agricultural labourer; living with, wife, Catherine; age, 56; place of birth, Highworth; son, Albert, age, 24; place of birth, Highworth; occupation, general agricultural labourer; also, boarder, Mercy Poole; age, 12, place of birth, Highworth.

Census 1881
Place of birth, Blunsdon, Wiltshire; c. 1828; age, 53; address, in village, Highworth; occupation, agricultural labourer; living with, wife, Catherine, age, 51; place of birth, Cricklade, Wiltshire; son, Albert, age, 14; occupation, agricultural labourer; daughter, Florence; age, 7; scholar; place of birth all siblings, Blunsdon. Also, boarder, Mercy Poole, age, 2; place of birth Blundson.

Census 1871
Listed as John Thomas Eggleton, Place of birth, Broad Blunsdon, Wiltshire; c. 1827; age, 44; address, Eggleton Court, Highworth; occupation, agricultural labourer; living with, wife, Catherine, age, 40; place of birth, Cricklade, Wiltshire; son, William James, age 16; occupation, labourer in factory; son, Henry G., age, 14; occupation, agricultural labourer; son, Frank, age, 10; scholar; daughter,?; age 6; scholar; son, Arthur, age 4; scholar; place of birth all siblings, Broad Blunsdon.

Census 1861
Listed as John T Eggleton Junr. Place of birth, Blunsdon, Wiltshire; c. 1828; age 33; address, Cottage, Highworth, Wiltshire; occupation, agricultural labourer; living with, wife,Catharine [Catherine], age, 29; place of birth, Bunsdon; son, William J,age 6; son, Henry G, age, 4; son, Frank, Able, age, 11 months; place of birth all siblings, Blunsdon. [The place of birth data is an indexing error caused by the insertion Elizabeth Hale, place of birth, Kempsford, after the enumerator has used ditto after the entry for Hannah Large, place of birth, Blunsdon.]

Census 1851
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Census 1841
Place of birth, Wiltshire; c.1828; age, 13; living with father, John, age, 40; mother, Rachel, age, 40; sister, age, 15; brother, Henry, age, 11; sister, Mary, age, 6; sister, Rhoda, age, 4.
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