Murden and Yeoman Surnames from Northamptonshire,England


John Murden-37 [Parents] was born about 1832 in Little Oakley, Northamptonshire, England. He married Emily Ellis-49 about 1860.

CENSUS: 1841 Little Oakley, LDS film 0438874, age 8.

CENSUS 1851 Little Oakley, LDS film 0087699, age 18, a farm servant in family no.33, birthplace shown as Little Oakley.

CENSUS: 1881 index for Great Oakley, a gardner, age 47. Ref 1579 74 8.

Emily Ellis-49 was born about 1831 in Great Oakley, Northamptonshire, England. She married John Murden-37 about 1860.

CENSUS: 1881 index for Great Oakley, age 49. Ref 1579 74 8.

They had the following children:

  M i Thomas Lay Murdin-47 was born about 1860 in Great Oakley, Northamptonshire, England.

CENSUS: 1881 index for Great Oakley, an agriclutural+, age 20. Ref 1579 74 8.
!CENSUS: 1881 index for Great Oakley, an agriclutural+, age 20. Ref 1579 74 8.
  M ii Arthur Albert Murdin-48 was born about 1862 in Mears Ashby, Northamptonshire, England.

CENSUS: 1881 index for Great Oakley, an agriclutural+, age 18.
Ref 1579 74 8.
  F iii Elizabeth Murden-275 was born about 1866 in Mears Ashby, Northamptonshire, England.

CENSUS: 1881 index for Great Oakley, a scholar, age 14. Ref 1579 Folio 74 Pg 8.
  F iv Louisa Julia Murdin-46 was born about 1870 in Mears Ashby, Northamptonshire, England.

CENSUS: 1881 index for Great Oakley, a scholar, age 10. Ref 1579 74 8.
  M v Ernest Murdin-45 was born about 1874 in Kettering, Northamptonshire, England.

CENSUS: 1881 index for Great Oakley, a scholar, age 6. Ref 1579 74 8.

John Yeomans-2 [Parents] was born on 21 Aug 1833. He was christened on 11 May 1834 in Independent Chapel, Rowell, Northamptonshire, England. He married Ann Murdin-3 on 11 Jul 1853 in Wellingborough, Northants, England.

BIRTH: recorded on film 0825345, Independant Chapel Records. Rowell or Rothwell.

BAPTISM: from IGI, now confirmed as above. Rowell is a way of writing Rothwell, as attested by other documents.

CENSUS 1851 in Meeting Lane, Rothwell, PRO ref. HO107/1744, district 5a, page 6, age 17 a journeyman shoe maker.

MARRIAGE from civil certificate (3b 251. 1853-3.), in the Parish Church at
Wellingborough. He was a shoemnaker.

CENSUS 1861: Wollaston, Northants. Film 0542726 no.90 age 27. He is a lodger with John Yeomans at Wollaston, there are two other lodgers also Yoemans. He is a widower. A shoe maker.

CENSUS 1881 - not found in the index of Northamptonshire.

NOTE See Tew Family File.

Ann Murdin-3 [Parents] was christened on 29 Dec 1833 in Wollaston, Northamptonshire, England. She died about 1860. She married John Yeomans-2 on 11 Jul 1853 in Wellingborough, Northants, England.

BAPTISM from Malcolm Murdin confirmed from NRO 369p/3.

CENSUS 1851: Wollaston, Northants. Film 087698 enumerator 9b. Pg 10 no.51 age 17. A lace maker, living in Turnpike Street.

MARRIAGE detail from civil certificate. Signatories were John Murdin and Mary Ann Catlin.

DEATH: Assumed from the record of her husband as a widower in the 1861 census. May have died in childbirth when her last son was born.

NOTE See Tew Family File.

They had the following children:

  F i Elizabeth Ann Yeomans-1 was born on 5 Dec 1854 in Wollaston, Northants, England.

BIRTH from civil certificate (3b 103 1854-4.), subdistrict of Earls Barton in the district of Wellingborough).

CENSUS 1861: Wollaston, Northants. Film 0542726 no.90 age 4. Named only Elizabeth here.

MARRIAGE from certificate 1875 3 qu. 3b 257 occupation Machinist, father's occupation riviter, she could not write.

CENSUS 1881 Wellingborough, Northants. Film no. 1341378, page 1-26. Entry # 7, 3 St Johns Terrace Age 25, Occupation Machinist, Born Daventry

CENSUS 1891. Wellingborough, Northants. Fiche no. 6096322-4, page 11(102) Age 34, Born Woolaston.

NOTE see ourtew for more details - married Pentelow.
  M ii James Yeomans-114 was born about 1857 in Wollaston, Northants, England.

CENSUS 1861: Wollaston, Northants. Film 0542726 no.90 age 3.

CENSUS 1881: There is no James Yeomans of this age in 1881 index for Northamptonshire.

NOTE See Tew Family File.
  M iii George Yeoman-79 was born about 1860 in Wollaston, Northants, England.

CENSUS 1861: Wollaston, Northants. Film 0542726, first enumerator, no 124. Living in Turnpike Street with grandparents. Age 1.

NOTE See Tew Family File.

William Maxey-418 was born before 1768 in , , England. He married Martha Murden-417 on 2 Jun 1788 in Wollaston, Northamptonshire, England.

MARRIAGE from Wollaston Parish Records, NRO ref 369/9, of the parish, a bachelor.

Martha Murden-417 was born before 1768 in , , England. She married William Maxey-418 on 2 Jun 1788 in Wollaston, Northamptonshire, England.

MARRIAGE from Wollaston Parish Records, NRO ref 369/9, of the parish, a spinster.


John Murdin-60 was born about 1836 in Woolaston, Northants, England. He married Ann-61 about 1858.

CENSUS 1861: Wollaston, Northants. Film 0542726 no.89 age 25. A shoe maker.

CENSUS 1871: Wollaston, Northants. Film 0828802 enumerator 11. Pg 22 no.127 head of house, a shoemaker, age 34.

CENSUS 1881: index -Long Street,Wollaston, Northampton, England. FHL Film 1341377 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 1567 Folio 69 Page 19 - shoemaker, age 44.

Ann-61 was born about 1839 in Strixton, Niorthamptonshire, England. She married John Murdin-60 about 1858.

CENSUS 1861: Wollaston, Northants. Film 0542726 no.89 age 21. Birth place Stuxton? .

CENSUS 1871: Wollaston, Northants. Film 0828802 enumerator 11. Pg 22 no.127 age 31.

CENSUS 1881: index - Long Street, Wollaston, Northampton, England. FHL Film 1341377 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 1567 Folio 69 Page 19 - age 41.

They had the following children:

  M i Frederic Murdin-62 was born about 1858 in Woolaston, Northants, England.

CENSUS 1861: Wollaston, Northants. Film 0542726 no.89 age 2.

CENSUS 1871: Wollaston, Northants. Film 0828802 enumerator 11. Pg 22 no.127 a baker, age 12.

CENSUS 1881: index - Woolaston - a domestic servant, baker in the home of William L. Cooke at Wollaston, age 22. Here spelled Fredrick.
  M ii William Murdin-63 was born about 1861 in Woolaston, Northants, England.

CENSUS 1871: Wollaston, Northants. Film 0828802 enumerator 11. Pg 22 no.127 a scholar, age 9.

CENSUS 1881: index - Long Street, Wollaston, Northampton, England. FHL Film 1341377 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 1567 Folio 69 Page 19- shoemaker, age 19. at home.
  M iii Tom Murdin-64 was born about 1864 in Woolaston, Northants, England.

CENSUS 1871: Wollaston, Northants. Film 0828802 enumerator 11. Pg 22 no.127 a scholar, age 6.

CENSUS 1881: index - Long Street, Wollaston, Northampton, England. FHL Film 1341377 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 1567 Folio 69 Page 19 - wheelwright, age 16. at home.

James Yeomans-545 [Parents] was born on 6 Apr 1806 in Rothwell, Northamptonshire, England. He married Elizabeth Tebbutt-546 on 11 Jun 1827 in Holy Trinity Church, Rothwell, Northamptonshire, England.

BIRTH: from Derrick Yeomans as recorded in the Rothwell Parish Register.

KNOWN from IGI record of son's baptism at Rothwell. A weaver in his son's (JOHN) marriage certificate. Other children found later.

MARRIAGE: from parish register thanks to Derrick Yeomans. Witnesses Joseph Ginns and Mary Tebbutt. An IGI listing sent by David Bosworth (email Nov 2005) gives the date as 7th June.

NOTE from Mandy Morgan (email Mar 2003). She says they were married in 1807 and had a child Abraham born 1824 died before 1830.

CENSUS 1851 from index, at Desborough, page 46b, age 43. A view of actual entry proves this is not him.

NOTE See Tew Family File.

Elizabeth Tebbutt-546 was christened on 18 Sep 1808 in Rothwell, Northamptonshire, England. She married James Yeomans-545 on 11 Jun 1827 in Holy Trinity Church, Rothwell, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from an IGI listing sent by David Bosworth (email Nov 2005).

KNOWN from IGI record of children's baptism at Rothwell, later confirmed from film of records..

MARRIAGE: from parish register thanks to Derrick Yeomans. An IGI listing sent by David Bosworth (email Nov 2005) gives the date as 7 June..

CENSUS 1851 in Meeting Lane, Rothwell, PRO ref. HO107/1744, district 5a, page 6, age 46, a widow and a pauper. There was a Tebbut family two doors awa, Sammuel and Phebe, both age 51.

NOTE See Tew Family File.

They had the following children:

  F i Julia Yeomans-142
  M ii Abraham Yeomans-143
  F iii Mary Ann Yeomans-144
  M iv John Yeomans-2
  M v James Yeomans-544 was born in 1835 in , , England.

DATA from Mandy Morgan (email Mar 2003).

NOTE See Tew Family File.
  F vi Roseanna Yeomans-662 was born about 1837 in Rothwell, Northamptonshire, England.

CENSUS 1851 in Meeting Lane, Rothwell, PRO ref. HO107/1744, district 5a, page 6, age 13 a silk weaver.

NOTE see Tew family file.

Isaac Murdin-81 [Parents] was born about 1847 in Woolaston, Northants, England. He married Jane Quinn-72 about 1860.

CENSUS 1851: Lawson Crescent, Wollaston, Northants. Film 087698 enumerator 9b. Pg 21 no.101 age 3. A scholar. Living in Turnpike Street. Must be a twin.

CENSUS 1861: Wollaston, Northants. Film 0542726 no.139 age 1350. A shoe maker's apprentice.

CENSUS 1871: Wollaston, Northants. Film 0828802 enumerator 11. Pg 25 no.148 a shoemaker, age 23.

Jane Quinn-72 [Parents] was born about 1840 in Colverthorpe, Lincolnshire, England. She died before 1881. She married Isaac Murdin-81 about 1860.

CENSUS 1871: Wollaston, Northants. Film 0828802 enumerator 11. Pg 25 no.148 age 20. If I have copied this correctly then she is a second wife, or she was 30. If she was 30 then her sister is very much younger than her. Surname deduced from that of he sister living with her at this time. There was also a Rebecca Quinn aged 12, sister of Mrs Rachel Barnes (aged 33) in family 159 on page 27 - they were both of Wollaston.

DEATH: her husband was a widow by 1881.

They had the following children:

  F i Fanny Murdin-73 was born about Jun 1870 in Woolaston, Northants, England.

CENSUS 1871: Lawson Crescent, Wollaston, Northants. Film 0828802 enumerator 11. Pg 25 no.148 age 10 months.
  F ii Florence Murdin-122 was born about 1874 in Wollaston, Northants, England.
  M iii Bertie Murdin-123 was born about 1875 in Wollaston, Northants, England.

James Goodman Quinn-74 was born in 1813 in Downham, Norfolk, England. He died in 1880 in Leominster, Herefordshire, England. He married Janet-722.

KNOWN first from his daughters in the 1871 census.

NAME from Cassanda Fox (email July 2006). She says he was in Wollaston in the 1961 census. He also married Caroline Sreeves in 1864 who was born and died in London.

Janet-722 was born in 1817 in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England. She died before 1864. She married James Goodman Quinn-74.

NOTE information from Cassandra Fox (email July 2006). She lists 12 children including the two I already have.

DEATH date from her husband's remarriage.

They had the following children:

  F i Jane Quinn-72
  F ii Fanny Quinn-75 was born about 1861 in Woolaston, Northants, England.

CENSUS 1871: Wollaston, Northants. Film 0828802 enumerator 11. Pg 25 no.148 age 9.

Murdin-78. married Elizabeth-77.

KNOWN only for records of his widow in 1841 and 1851.

Elizabeth-77 was born in 1771 in Little Oakley, Northamptonshire, England. She married Murdin-78.

CENSUS 1841 Little Oakley, LDS film 0438874, age 69, born in county. Listed as a cottager. Page 4, no.6 (two houses after the Murdins at the pub. Living with Elizabeth Austin (or Auten) a 15 year old.

CENSUS 1851 Little Oakley, LDS film 0087699, page 1, no.6 age 79, listed as a farmer's widow. Living as head of the house with her nephew and his wife and child. Their surname was Meadows.


George Short-140 was born about 1850 in , England. He married Mary Ann Murdin-56.

KNOWN: only from the presence of his wife at home with her father in 1881. She is listed as married, but he is not present.

NOTE Lionel (e-mail with Gedcom 24 Sep 2001) supplied the Christian name.

Mary Ann Murdin-56 [Parents] was born about 1851 in Wollaston, Northants, England. She married George Short-140.

CENSUS 1861: Wollaston, Northants. Film 0542726, first enumerator, no 135. Living in Turnpike Street. Age 10. Lace Maker.

CENSUS 1871: Wollaston, Northants. Film 0828802 enumerator 11. Pg 20 no. 118 Age 19, mat maker.

CENSUS 1881: ref 1567 72 25 Woolaston - washer woman, married to Short, but he was not in the household..

SECOND NAME: from Jeannette Wallace.

NOTE Lionel (e-mail with Gedcom 24 Sep 2001) gives the birth year as 1853.

They had the following children:

  M i William Short-141 was born about 1879.

CENSUS 1881: ref 1567 72 25 Woolaston - with mother in grandfather's home. Age 2.

Edward Green-536 was born before 1757 in , , England. He married Elizabeth Bazeley-532 on 1 Apr 1777 in Wollaston, Northamptonshire, England.

MARRIAGE from Wollaston Parish Records, NRO ref. 369P/9. a carpenter.

Elizabeth Bazeley-532 was born before 1757 in , , England. She married Edward Green-536 on 1 Apr 1777 in Wollaston, Northamptonshire, England.

MARRIAGE from Wollaston Parish Records, NRO ref. 369P/9. a Spinster.

They had the following children:

  F i Sarah Green-528 was christened on 19 Nov 1780 in Wollaston, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from Wollaston Parish Records, NRO ref. 369P/2. Only father's name given.
  F ii Lydea Green-511 was christened on 18 Nov 1781 in Wollaston, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from Wollaston Parish Records, NRO ref. 369P/2. Only father's name given.
  F iii Elizabeth Green-498
  M iv William Green-521 was christened on 8 Jan 1786 in Wollaston, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from Wollaston Parish Records, NRO ref. 369P/2. Only father's name given.
  M v Edward Green-531 was christened on 10 Apr 1787 in Wollaston, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from Wollaston Parish Records, NRO ref. 369P/2. Only father's name given.

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