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Whittington Church

Church of
St Philip & St James
Whittington, Worcestershire

(Card by JM Long)
John OSBORNE m 1821 Elizabeth PARTRIDGE
John OSBOURNE m 31 Oct 1821 Whittington, Worcestershire, England, Elizabeth PARTRIDGE both of Parish of Whittington, both single. Witnesses: William CHECKETS and poss surname LOWE. [Letter dated 26 May 1983 from County Archivist, Record Office, County Council of Hereford and Worcester, England] [IGI Batch Number: M046211 extracted from parish records]

1841 British Census taken 6/7 June (provided by Pam Gurney)
Ref: HO/107/1202, book 11, folio 8, page 11, ED 9.
Civil parish: St Peter, Hundred: Oswaldslow (lower division), County: Worcestershire. Registration and sub-registration district of Pershore.
Dwelling in Hamlet of Whittington, Parish of St Peter:
OSBORN John, Head, 44, Blacksmith (all born in County of Worcestershire)
OSBORN Elizabeth, 40
OSBORN James, 15, Blacksmith Apprentice
OSBORN John, 10
OSBORN Elizabeth, 8
OSBORN Frances, 5
OSBORN Susanah, 3
OSBORN Eliza, 1
SALSBURY William, 70, Independent
PALMER John, 44, Blacksmith
JONES William, 22, Blacksmith

John OSBORNE bur 2 Aug 1841 aged 45 yrs St Philip & St James, Whittington, Worcestershire [English Burial Index]
Occupation of John OSBORNE was Blacksmith [1841, 1851 censuses, 1854 m of dau Frances Ann]
Elizabeth OSBORN m2. John MASON 17 May 1843 Saint Peter, Worcester, Worcestershire, England [IGI Batch Number: M043911 extracted from parish records] (This explains the gap in births between 1839-1843 and how the last child Lydia happened to have Mason in her name.)

1841 British Census taken 6/7 June (provided by PG)
HARBER Harvey, Head, 25, Blacksmith
HARBER Elizabeth, 25
HARBER John, 4
HARBER Thomas, 2
HARBER William, 6 mos
MASON John, 30, Blacksmith
DAVIES James, 20, Blacksmith
JONES, Thomas, 18

1851 British Census taken 30/31 March (provided by PG)
MASON Elizabeth
OSBORN John, Tailor
HARBER Thomas, Lodger, 19, Policeman
WHITE James, Lodger, 19 Apprentice blacksmith

By 1851 sisters Frances Ann and Susanna OSBORNE had left home to work as domestic servants. Both immigrated to Australia in 1853 and 1857 respectively and settled in the Ballarat area of Victoria.


Children of John OSBORNE and Elizabeth PARTRIDGE

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