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Folk Biography Information

Folk Biography Information

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NameCouzens, John
Date of Birth1802
Location/CommunityLangley Burrell
NotesBirth
Christened 28 February, 1802, possibly at the Church of St Nicholas, Hardenhuish, parents John and Elizabeth.

Marriage
No trace online as before 1837, but from the birth year of William in 1851 [21], approximately 1830.

Death
Jan - Mar 1887, age 85; Wiltshire, Chippenham, Vol. 5a p 47; His wife Alice pre-deceased him, Jan - Mar 1886, age 77, Wiltshire, Chippenham, Vol. 5a, p 46.

John Couzens was collected by Francis Kilvert as John Cozens.
Census InformationCensus 1841
No trace

Census 1851
Listed as John Cousens. Place of birth, Hardenhuish, Wiltshire, c. 1803, age, 48; address, Barrow Farm Cottages, Langley Burrell, Wiltshire; living with wife, Alice, age, 43, place of birth, Hilmarton, Wiltshire; son, William, age 21; occupation, agricultural labourer; son, Henry,age, 18; occupation, agricultural labourer; son, George, age, 15; occupation, agricultural labourer; daughter, Eliza, age, 13; scholar; sone, John, age, 10; scholar; son, Thomas, age, 7; scholar; son, James, age, 5; daughter, Mary Ann, age, 1; place of birth Langley Burrell; place of birth of all siblings except Mary Ann, Hardenhuish.

Census 1861
Place of birth, Hardenhuish, Wiltshire; c. 1802; age, 59; address, Barrow Cottages, Langley Burrell, Wiltshire; occupation, agricultural labourer; living with, wife, Alice, age 52; place of birth, Hilmarton, Wiltshire; son, John, age, 20; occupation, agricultural labourer; son, Thomas, age 17; occupation, agricultural labourer; son, James, age, 15; occupation, agricultural labourer; daughter, Mary A., age, 12; scholar; son, Frederick, age, 9; scholar; place of birth all siblings, Langley Burrell.

Census 1871
Place of birth, Hardenhuish, Wiltshire, c. 1802; age, 69; address, Barrow Cottages, Langley Burrell, Wiltshire; occupation, agricultural labourer; living with wife, Alice, age, 63; place of birth, Hilmarton, Wiltshire; son, Frederick, age, 19; occupation, blacksmith; place of birth, Langley Burrell.

Census 1881
Place of birth, Hardenhuish, Wiltshire, c. 1802; age, 79; address, Cottage near Barrow Farm; occuaption, has been agricultural labourer; living with, wife, Alice, age, 72; place of birth, Hilmarton, Wiltshire.
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