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Family of Joseph EPWORTH and Ann Hobson

Husband: Joseph EPWORTH (1749-1798)
Wife: Ann Hobson (1753-1822)
Children: Willm EPWORTH (1776-1776)
John EPWORTH (1777-1832?)
Mary EPWORTH (1778- )
James EPWORTH (1780-1782)
Ann EPWORTH (1782-1782)
Joseph EPWORTH (1784-1860)
Thomas EPWORTH (1786-1786)
Girl EPWORTH (1787-1787)
Benjamin Hobson EPWORTH (1789-1862)
Alathea Babb EPWORTH (1791-1853)
Marriage 15 Nov 1775 Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England1
Cathedral Church of St Peter & St Paul
Yorkshire, Archbishop of York Marriage licences index says Nov 14th
Wife: Ann Hobson
Husband: Joseph Epworth
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I03754-5
System Origin: England-EASy
GS Film number: 1469729

Husband: Joseph EPWORTH

Name: Joseph EPWORTH2
Sex: Male
Father: John EPWORTH (1714-1781)
Mother: Ann THOMPSON (1705-1754)
Birth 19 Jan 1749 sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England3
Birth "19 January 1748/1749"
Baptism "4 March 1748/1749"
Occupation 1776 (age 26-27) Yeoman; Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England
West Bar Green, Whites Close, now called White Croft
Assignment of a lease in trust TT/121/3 7 Mar 1776. Contents:
William Hobson, of Sheffield, filecutter, to Joseph Epworth, of Sheffield, yeoman, and his wife, Ann, the dau. of William Hobson, and their trustee, William Brightmore, of Sheffield, merchant. The leasehold premises of TT/121/1 and TT/121/2, and 4 houses in West Bar Green held by Hobson from the Trustees. For £26 paid by Epworth to Hobson and Hobsons love of the Epworths.
Occupation btw 7 Mar 1776 and 15 Jul 1794 (age 27-45) Victualler; Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England
The Cricket Players Pub, West Bar Green.
Leashold given to Joseph by Father in Law William Hobson in 1776, sold in 1794 when "now used as public house called the Cricket Players with the adjacent brewhouse and stable"
West Bar Green started at the end of Solly Street, and reference to White Croft and Sims croft makes it likely location
Occupation 1787 (age 37-38) Victualler; Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England
Lambert's Croft, Westbar Green
Residing at Lambert (Lambert's) Croft. Recorded in: Gales & Martin Directory of Sheffield - 1787.
Death 15 Jul 1798 (age 49) Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England2
Monica Ref. A9

Wife: Ann Hobson

Name: Ann Hobson
Sex: Female
Father: William HOBSON ( - )
Mother: -
Birth 18 Jul 17532
marriage cert says born 1750!
Death 2 Apr 1822 (age 69)2
Burial 8 Apr 1822 Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England
St Peter & St Paul

Child 1: Willm EPWORTH

Name: Willm EPWORTH2
Sex: Male
Birth 17762
Occupation 1776 (age 0) -
Death 1776 (age 0)2
Own Ref: A19

Child 2: John EPWORTH

Name: John EPWORTH2
Sex: Male
Spouse: Ann UNKNOWN (c. 1781- )
Birth 22 Jun 17772
Baptism 25 Jul 1777 (age 0)
Death Apr 1832 (est) (age 54)
Burial 20 Apr 1832 (age 54) Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England
Sheffield St. Peter & St. Paul (Cathedral)
Burial guessed from NBI
Census 6 Jun 1841 (age 65) Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England4
Pea Croft, now Solly Street, terminating at the junction of Tenter Street and West Bar. In 1851 OS map Pea Croft is located as the eastward extension of Solly Street, terminating at the junction of Tenter Street and West Bar Green.
The Crofts area of Sheffield in the mid to late nineteenth century was a grim area to say the least as explained in the following article Victorian Housing in Sheffield. See "The Archaeology of Urban Landscapes, Explorations in Slumland" (ISBN: 0521779758 / 0-521-77975-8)
Edited by Mayne, Alan Edited by Murray, Tim
Occupation 6 Jun 1841 (age 63) Cutler; Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England4
Own Ref: A20

Child 3: Mary EPWORTH

Name: Mary EPWORTH2
Sex: Female
Spouse: Thomas CRESWICK ( - )
Birth 26 Dec 17783
Baptism 29 Jan 1779 (age 0)

Child 4: James EPWORTH

Name: James EPWORTH2
Sex: Male
Birth 17802
Baptism 1780 (age 0)
Death 1782 (age 1-2)2
Burial 10 Jul 1782 Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England
Sheffield Churchyard
Own Ref: A22

Child 5: Ann EPWORTH

Name: Ann EPWORTH2
Sex: Female
Birth 16 Jun 17822
Death 7 Aug 1782 (age 0)2
Own Ref: A23

Child 6: Joseph EPWORTH

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Joseph EPWORTH, Bridge Inn, Bridgehouses, Sheffield

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Bridge Inn, Bridgehouses, Sheffield

Name: Joseph EPWORTH2
Sex: Male
Spouse: Hannah HINCHCLIFFE (1786?-1869)
Birth 22 Feb 1784 Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England2
Ecclesall Bierlow, Sheffield
Sunday a quarter after Nine in the morning
Baptism 25 Mar 1784 (age 0) Sheffield, Yorkshire, England
"Sheffield Church", Cathedral Saint Peter
6.0.4.
1.7.8.6
1.8.5.0.
Monica thought numbers of gravestones but it also looks like life dates (REE)
Occupation 1798 (age 13-14) Cutlers Apprentice; Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England
This could be the earliest record of an Epworth Cutler: There is a Culters Apprentice record (From the list of Cutlers in Joseph Hunters history of cutlers in Hllamshire) for 1798 of a Joseph Epworth son of Joseph Epworth, yeoman, Master John Parkin Knifemaker. http://www.sheffieldrecordsonline.org.uk/index_trades.html
Occupation 1808 (age 23-24) Freemason Cutler; Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England
Freemason in 1808, From the list of Cutlers in Joseph Hunters history of Cutlers in Hallamshire
Occupation 1828 (age 43-44) "manufacturer of pen and pocket knives"; Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England5
near the Lead Mills
http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=mx4vAAAAMAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=sheffield&lr=&as_brr=1#PPP1,M1

Search for lead mill gives Sheffield, by Porter brook, South of Browne St. (now Brown), Paternoster Row, Suffolk Road
Residence 1839 (age 55) Sheffield and Ecclesall Gaol
Cutler
Census 6 Jun 1841 (age 55) Brightside Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England6
Bridge Inn, 1 Bridgehouses
Occupation 6 Jun 1841 (age 57) Publican & Cutler; Brightside Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England6
Bridge Inn, 1 Bridgehouses
Occupation 1841 (age 56-57) Pen knife mfr. & Victualler.; Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England
Bridge Inn, 1 Bridgehouses
WHITES Trade Directory 1841 Pen knife mfr. & Victualler
Census 6 Jun 1841 (age 55) Brightside Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England7
Bridge Inn
Occupation 1841 (age 56-57) Pen & pocket knife manufacturer; Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England
Bridge Inn, 1 Bridgehouses
Pigot's directory 1841
Occupation 1841 (age 56-57) Victualler at the Bridge Inn; Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England
Bridge Houses
Pigot's Directory 1841
Residence Oct 1842 (age 58) Spitalfields
For the 6 weeks prior to bancrupcy. Spitalfields is area of Nursery street, & Joiner St. etc., i.e.had moved out of Bridge Inn.
Occupation 29 Nov 1842 (age 58) Bankrupt
Cutler and Publican
Occupation 1849 (age 64-65) Springknife Cutler; Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England
22 Nursery Street
White's Directory of Sheffield 1849
Census 30 Mar 1851 (age 55) Brightside Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England8
22 Nursery Street, The Wicker
Occupation 1852 (age 67-68) Springknife Cutler; Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England
22 Nursery Street
White's Directory of Sheffield 1852
Death 1 Aug 1860 (age 76)2
Burial 1860 Sheffield
E1 175 General Cemetery
Occupation 1862 (age 77-78) Spring Knife manufacturer; Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England
1 Joiner Lane
Monica Ref. A24

Child 7: Thomas EPWORTH

Name: Thomas EPWORTH
Sex: Male
Birth 1786
Death 1786 (age 0)
Own Ref: A25B

Child 8: Girl EPWORTH

Name: Girl EPWORTH2
Sex: Female
Birth 17872
Death 1787 (age 0)2

Child 9: Benjamin Hobson EPWORTH

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Benjamin Hobson EPWORTH, Marriage Bond EPWORTH_BENJAMINHOBSON_Bn1789

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Spouse: Mary Ann SLATER, Marriage Bond EPWORTH_BENJAMINHOBSON_Bn1789

Name: Benjamin Hobson EPWORTH2,9
Sex: Male
Spouse 1: Mary Ann SLATER (c. 1880- )
Spouse 2: Catherine ASTOR ( - )
Birth 20 Nov 17892
Census 30 Mar 1851 (age 62) Kensington, Holy Trinity Brompton, England10
22 Alexander Square, Brompton, Middlesex, England?
Occupation 30 Mar 1851 (age 61) Solicitors managing Clerk; Kensington, Holy Trinity Brompton, England10
Census 7 Apr 1861 (age 71) Hillingdon, Middlesex, England11
Blandford House
Probably: Blandford House, Ashcroft Road, MAIDENHEAD, Berkshire, SL6 6JQ
Occupation 7 Apr 1861 (age 71) Retd. ..........; Hillingdon, Middlesex, England11
Death 1862 (age 72-73) Uxbridge, Middlesex, England
Found B H Epworth died 1862 in Uxbridge Benjamin Hobson Epworth
Year of Registration: 1862
Quarter of Registration: Apr-May-Jun
District: Uxbridge
County: Middlesex
Volume: 3a
Page: 9
Own Ref: A27

Child 10: Alathea Babb EPWORTH

Name: Alathea Babb EPWORTH2
Sex: Female
Birth 21 Jan 17912
Christening 31 Mar 1791 (age 0) Sheffield, Yorkshire West Riding, England
Cathedral Saint Peter
Batch #: K007758, Sheet #: , Source Call #: 0919419
Death 1853 (age 61-62)
Own Ref: A28

Note on Husband: Joseph EPWORTH

Joseph Epworth, Clerk to the Rev. James Wilkinson ? Not sure if same Joseph E. Location: Sheffield Yorkshire, Title: Clerk to the Rev. James Wilkinson, Address(Es): Near Broom Hall Not Broomhill), Sheffield, Yorkshire. Other Office(s): Clerk to the Rev. James Wilkinson, Source Date: 1787. Source Info: Listed in A Directory of Sheffield; including the Manufacturers of the Adjacent Villages, 1787, GALES, MARTIN. Sheffield, London. Compiled & Printed by Gales & Martin; and Sold by G. G. J. & J. Robinson, Paternoster Row, London

Sources

1"From Monica Nicholson". Text From Source: Date of Import: 11 Jan 2003
From Monica, also LDS
2Ibid. Text From Source: Date of Import: 11 Jan 2003
3Ibid.
4"Census 1841 Sheffield, Yorkshire, England (Strafforth and Tickhill (South Division))". Cit. Date: 6 June 1841.
5John Blackwell, "Sheffield Directory & Guide, John Blackwell, 1828" (http://books.google.co.uk/books?id=mx4vAAAAMAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=sheffield&lr=&as_brr=1#PPP1,M1).
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Source: Blackwell,s Sheffield Directory 1828, JosephEpworthSheffield directory1828

6"Census 1841 Brightside Bierlow, Sheffield R.G. 1329 ED7 7B (From Monica's Notes)".
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Source: Census 1841 Brightside Bierlow, Sheffield R.G. 1329 ED7 7B (From Monica's Notes), 1841Census Bridge Inn, Bridgehouses, Brightside Bierlow_JEpworth

7"Census 1841 Sheffield, Brightside, Bierlow RG HO107/1329/3, pages 6,7 (Joseph Epworth, Publican)".
8"Census 1851 Brightside, Bierlow, Eccleshall district R.G. 2342 35B (From Monica's notes)".
9"info from Noreen Sergovich search".
10"Census 1851 Kensington, Holy Trinity Brompton 107 1469, p33, shedule no. 123 (Hamlet of Brompton )". Cit. Date: 30 March 1851.
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Source: Census 1851 Kensington, Holy Trinity Brompton 107 1469, p33, shedule no. 123 (Hamlet of Brompton ), Benjamin Hobson Epworth in Kensington

11"Census 1861 Hillingdon, Middlesex (Uxbridge)". Cit. Date: 7 April 1861.
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Source: Census 1861 Hillingdon, Middlesex (Uxbridge), Benjamin H Epworth Kensington 1861