Simon's Family History

FIFTH GENERATION


Thomas SWABEY was christened on 6 Jan 1833 in Aldbury, Hertfordshire1. He died on
13 February 1915 3 and was buried in Aldbury on the 17 February 19151.

His occupation has been recorded as :-
Agricultural Labourer (1851, 1861, 1871, 1881,1891 Census)
Labourer (1855 Marriage Certificate)
Roadman for Herts C.C. (1901 Census, 1915 Death Certificate)

Recorded addresses :-
Aldbury, Herts (Baptism 1833)
Stocks Farm, Aldbury, Herts (1841 Census)
Stock's Cottages, Aldbury, Herts (1851 Census)
Aldbury, Herts (1855 Marriage Certificate, 1861, 1871 Census)
Upper End of Village, Aldbury, Herts (1881 Census)
Opposite Church, Aldbury, Herts (1891, 1901 Census)
Near the Church, Aldbury, Herts (1915 Death Certificate)

He was married to Emma WARWICK on 5 Dec 1855 in Aldbury, Hertfordshire2.

Emma WARWICK was christened on 10 Apr 1836 in Much Hadham, Herts1. She died on
19 September 1929 4 and was buried in Aldbury on the 23 September 19291.

Her occupation has been recorded as :-
Servant (1851 Census)

Recorded addresses :-
Much Hadham, Herts (Baptism 1836, Census 1841, 1851)
Aldbury, Herts (Marriage Certificate 1855, Census 1861, 1871)
Upper End of Village, Aldbury, (1881 Census)
Opposite Church, Aldbury (1891, 1901 Census)
Near the Church, Aldbury, Herts (1929 Death Certificate)

Children were:

child i. Ellen Elizabeth SWABEY was born about 1857 in Aldbury.
child ii. Arthur SWABEY was born about 1859 in Aldbury. In the 1881 census he is recorded as a Railway Porter in Limehouse, London.
child iii. Thomas SWABEY was born in 1860 in Aldbury. In the 1881 census he is recorded as a Assistant Greengrocer in Limehouse, London.
NOTE: At the 1881 census Thomas is residing and working with his uncle William WARWICK, a Greengrocer, and his family in Limehouse. At that census his place of birth is shown as Tring whereas in the 1861 census it is shown as Aldbury. Possibly this error was made by his Uncle as the head of the household at the 1881 census.
childiv. Amelia SWABEY was born on 21 Aug 1862 in Aldbury. She died on 13 Mar 1923 in The Wick, Egham, Surrey. She was buried on 16 Mar 1923 in Virginia Water, Surrey.
child v. Emily SWABEY was born about 1864 in Aldbury.
child vi. Charles SWABEY was born about 1866 in Aldbury.
child vii. Katherine SWABEY was born about 1869 in Aldbury.
child viii. Alfred SWABEY was born about 1875 in Aldbury. He was buried in Aldbury on the 1 December 1894.

Sources :-
1. Parish Register - locations as stated in text above.
2. Marriage Certificate - 1855, Dec Q, Berkhampstead, 3a-480
3. Thomas' Death Certificate - 1915, Mar Q, Berkhampstead, 3a-1345
4. Emma's Death Certificate - 1929, Sep Q, Berkhampstead, 3a-826
Census returns :-
      1841 - HO107/440/1/f.23/p.12 (Thomas)
      1851 - HO107/1716/f.212/p.20 (Thomas)
      1851 - HO107/1706/f.516/p.14 (Emma)
      1861 - RG9/842/f.39/p.12
      1871 - RG10/1390/f.67/p.6
      1881 - RG11/1447/f.29/p.13
      1891 - RG12/1127/f.58/p.1
      1901 - RG13/1330/f.50/p.18



 

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