Murden and Yeoman Surnames from Northamptonshire,England


George Murdin-400 [Parents] was born on 15 Mar 1816 in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England. He married Hannah Hancock-322 on 24 Dec 1837 in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England.

NOTE Malcolm Murdin (e-mail Dec 2001) gave details here.

Hannah Hancock-322 was born about 1817. She married George Murdin-400 on 24 Dec 1837 in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England.

INFORMATION from Malcolm Murdin by e-mail May 2000. I picked it up wrongly so see his correctuions Dec 2001.


Herbert Daniel Cooke-116 [Parents] was born in 1865 in Ravenstone, Buckinghamshire, England. He married Sarah Ann Adams-554 in 1885 in Weston Underwood, Buckinghamshire, England.

DATA from Mandy Morgan (email Mar 2003).

Sarah Ann Adams-554 was born before 1865 in , , England. She married Herbert Daniel Cooke-116 in 1885 in Weston Underwood, Buckinghamshire, England.

DATA from Mandy Morgan (email Mar 2003). Birth date my estimate.

They had the following children:

  F i Florence Ada Cooke-555 was born in 1887 in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England.

DATA from Mandy Morgan (email Mar 2003).
  M ii Bertie Edward Cooke-556

William Jones-93 was born in Wollaston, Northants, England. He married Mary Ann Partridge-94.

CENSUS 1871: Wollaston, Northants. Film 0828802 enumerator 11. Pg 17 no.96 noted mainly for George Yeomans an adopted son.

Mary Ann Partridge-94 was born in Wollaston, Northants, England. She married William Jones-93.

CENSUS 1871: Wollaston, Northants. Film 0828802 enumerator 11. Pg 17 no.96 noted mainly for George Yeomans an adopted son. Her surname is from her mother, Jane Partridge of Stock in Bucks, who was living with them.

They had the following children:

  M i George Yeomans-95 was born about 1859 in Wollaston, Northants, England. He was related to his parents by adoption.

CENSUS 1871: Wollaston, Northants. Film 0828802 enumerator 11. Pg 17 no.96 He was age 11, a scholar and adopted.

CENSUS 1881: ref 1572 34 4. in 4 Denmark Street Wellingborough. Cannot be the same family as George here is as old as this George.
Margaret Yeomans head of house,widow age 38 lace maker born Revington Bucks
George son unmarried age 21 boot rivitter born Wollaston
Rose daughter unmarried age 17 machinist born Wollaston
John son age 14 clicker born Wollaston
Ellen daughter age 9 scholar born Wellingborough
Ada daughter age 3 scholar born Wellingborough.

John Murdin-189 was born before 1797 in , , England. He married Rebecca Cox-98 on 6 Jun 1813 in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England.

INFORMATION from Malcolm Murdin by e-mail May 2000. He was a shoemaker.

Rebecca Cox-98 was born before 1797 in , , England. She married John Murdin-189 on 6 Jun 1813 in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England.

INFORMATION from Malcolm Murdin by e-mail May 2000. This name is not certain. Maiden name and marriage from same source in December 2001.

They had the following children:

  M i William Murdin-319 was born on 6 Jun 1813 in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England.

INFORMATION from Malcolm Murdin by e-mail May 2000, and Dec 2001..
  M ii George Murdin-400
  F iii Mary Ann Murdin-97 was born on 17 Sep 1818 in Warrington, Buckinghamshire, England.

INFORMATION from Malcolm Murdin by e-mail May 2000. Added to in Dec 2001.

William Murdin-99 [Parents] was christened on 17 Sep 1806 in Wollaston, Northamptonshire, England. He was buried on 2 Sep 1864 in Wollaston, Northamptonshire, England. He married Sarah Rivett-100 on 14 Jun 1832 in St Marys, Wollaston.Northamptonshire, England.

BIRTH & BAPTISM at Wollaston High Street Independent Chapel from LDS film 825347.

MARRIAGE from Parish records of St Mary's Wollaston NRO ref. 369p/10, no.156.

!CENSUS 1851: Wollaston, Northants. Film 087698 enumerator 9b. Pg 10 no.51 age 44. A shoemaker, living in Turnpike Street.

CENSUS 1861: Wollaston, Northants. Film 0542726, first enumerator, no 124. Living in Turnpike Street. Age 54. A shoe maker.

BURIAL from Malcolm Murdin (email Aug 2002). Presumably St Marys. Agte 68 which is 10 years too high but is the only William he can find. He does say his death is registered in Northampton so he was taken home for burial.

Sarah Rivett-100 [Parents] was christened on 5 May 1805 in Wollaston, Northamptonshire, England. She was buried on 17 Jun 1869 in Wollaston, Northamptonshire, England. She married William Murdin-99 on 14 Jun 1832 in St Marys, Wollaston.Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from Parish records of St Mary's Wollaston NRO ref. 369p/2.

NOTE there is a marriage (NRO 269p/10, no. 137) on 4 Jan 1830 of Sarah Rivett to John Brown so this baptism may be for that Sarah and this Sarah may have different parents.

MARRIAGE from Parish records of St Mary's Wollaston NRO ref. 369p/10, no.156.

CENSUS 1851: Wollaston, Northants. Film 087698 enumerator 9b. Pg 10 no.51 age 46. A lace maker, living in Turnpike Street.

CENSUS 1861: Wollaston, Northants. Film 0542726, first enumerator, no 124. Living in Turnpike Street. Age 56. A lace maker.

BURIAL from Malcolm Murdin (email Aug 2002). Presumably St Marys. Age 64.

They had the following children:

  F i Ann Murdin-3
  M ii John Murdin-102 was born about 1835 in Northampton, Northants, England. He was christened on 11 Jul 1836 in St Marys, Wollaston.Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from Malcom Murdin confirmed from NRO 369p/3. no. 532.

CENSUS 1851: Wollaston, Northants. Film 087698 enumerator 9b. Pg 10 no.51 age 15. A shoemaker, living in Turnpike Street. Born in Northampton, unlike the rest of the family.
  F iii Elizabeth Murdin-401 was christened on 25 Dec 1840 in St Marys, Wollaston.Northamptonshire, England. She was buried on 26 Nov 1842 in St Marys, Wollaston.Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from Parish records of St Mary's Wollaston NRO ref. 369p/3, no.406. Her parents are listed, but her father is given as a labourer (not shoe maker as for the other children) and the mother's name has obviously be changed to Sarah. However she was not on the 1841 census so she may not be part of this family.

BURIAL from Malcolm Murden.
  F iv Elizabeth Maria Murdin-103 was christened on 8 Jul 1843 in Wollaston, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from Parish records of St Mary's Wollaston NRO ref. 369p/3 no.743, second name given here.

CENSUS 1851: Wollaston, Northants. Film 087698 enumerator 9b. Pg 10 no.51 age 7. A lace maker, living in Turnpike Street.

CENSUS 1861: Wollaston, Northants. Film 0542726, first enumerator, no 124. Living in Turnpike Street. Age 17. A shoe closer.

Thomas Murden-481 was born about 1804 in Oakley, Northamptonshire, England.

CENSUS 1881 from CD. at Birds Drove,Surfleet, Lincoln, England. Source:FHL Film 1341764 PRO Ref RG1, Piece 3202, Folio 18, Page 9, age 76, listed as a retired cottager. Living with his daughter's family. Spelled Murdin.

He had the following children:

  F i Elizabeth Murden-482

John Murdin-107 [Parents] was born on 19 Aug 1816 in Wollaston, Northants, England. He was christened on 22 Nov 1818 in Wollaston, Northamptonshire, England. He married Alice Dikins-108 on 13 Jul 1840 in Wollaston, Northamptonshire, England.

BIRTH & BAPTISM at Wollaston Independent Chapel from LDS film 825347.

MARRIAGE from http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~jeanettewallace/pafg75.htm#1859. He was a labourer.

CENSUS 1851: Wollaston, Northants. Film 087698 enumerator 9b. Pg 21 no.99 age 34. A turnpike labourer. Living in Turnpike Street.

CENSUS 1861: Wollaston, Northants. Film 0542726 no.87 age 44. A road labourer.

NOTE Sandra, of Christchurch NZ says that (e-mail Aug 2001) John Murden (a brother of Mary Ann who went to NZ) became a leader in the Wesleyan Connection at Wolloston, and married an Alice. She also says that by 1866 he had four children.

NOTE information from Lionel (e-mail with Gedcom 24 Sep 2001) gave a John with no birth date or other details, so I have assumed this is the same one..

Alice Dikins-108 was born about 1819 in Wollaston, Northants, England. She died on 30 Aug 1878 in Wollaston, Northamptonshire, England. She married John Murdin-107 on 13 Jul 1840 in Wollaston, Northamptonshire, England.

MARRIAGE from http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~jeanettewallace/pafg75.htm#1859.

CENSUS 1851: Wollaston, Northants. Film 087698 enumerator 9b. Pg 21 no.99 age 31. A lace maker. Living in Turnpike Street.

CENSUS 1861: Wollaston, Northants. Film 0542726 no.87 age 41. A char woman.

DEATH from http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~jeanettewallace/pafg75.htm#1859. Here parents are in a link on this page.

NOTE Sarndra, of Christchurch NZ says that (e-mail Aug 2001) she had four children, but she does not list any names.

NOTE from Bani's middle name I suspect her maiden name could have been Dickens.

They had the following children:

  M i Bani Dickens Murdin-109
  M ii William Murdin-404 was christened on 9 Apr 1849 in Wollaston, Northamptonshire, England. He was buried on 24 Mar 1850 in Wollaston, Northamptonshire, England.

NOTE all information from http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~jeanettewallace/pafg75.htm#1859.

Bani Dickens Murdin-109 [Parents] was christened on 16 May 1841 in Wollaston, Northamptonshire, England. He married Eliza-84.

BAPTISM from Parish records of St Mary's Wollaston NRO ref. 369p/3, no.657. Middle name given here, could this be his mother's maiden name. Parents named here.

CENSUS 1851: Wollaston, Northants. Film 087698 enumerator 9b. Pg 21 no.99 age 9. A shoe maker's apprentice. Living in Turnpike Street.

CENSUS 1861: Wollaston, Northants. Film 0542726 no.87 age 19, a shoemaker.

CENSUS 1881: Wollaston, Northants. Reference 1567 66 13. Listed as Bani or Barri. age 39, a shoe finisher. Living in Long Street, Wollaston.

Eliza-84 was born about 1838 in Wellingborough, Northants, England. She married Bani Dickens Murdin-109.

CENSUS 1881: Wollaston, Northants. Reference 1567 66 13. Age 42, wife, no occupation given.


Mary A Short-66 was born about 1812 in Woolaston, Northants, England. She was christened on 27 Sep 1815 in Woolaston, Northamptonshire, England. She died 1 on 18 Oct 1882 in Woolaston, Northamptonshire, England. She was not married.

Other marriages:
Murdin, Cornelius

BAPTISM from Malcolm Murdin via Jeanette Wallace, he gives her the surname as Short but has not confirmed this from parish records, so not know why able to list baptismal date.

CENSUS 1851: Wollaston, Northants. Film 087698 enumerator 9b. Pg 21 no.101 age 37. A lace maker. Living in Turnpike Street. The family next door (no.102 was james and Elizabeth Short ages 29 and 32.

CENSUS 1861: Wollaston, Northants. Film 0542726 no.139 age 47.

CENSUS 1871: Wollaston, Northants. Film 0828802 enumerator 11. Pg 23 no.134 age 58 (or maybe 56).

CENSUS 1881: index - Lawson Crescent, Woolaston - age 66, a lacemaker, living with her son.

DEATH from Malcolm Murdin via Jeanette Wallace, no source given.

NOTE Malcolm gives her parents as William Short and Ann Boddington (of Irchester).

She had the following children:

  M i George Short-110

George Short-110 [Parents] was born about 1833 in Wollaston, Northants, England. He married Mary Ann-113 before 1857.

CENSUS 1851: Wollaston, Northants. Film 087698 enumerator 9b. Pg 21 no.101 age 17. A shoe maker's apprentice. Living in Turnpike Street. It is assumed here that he is from his mother's former marriage, though he is shown as son, with no special note.

CENSUS 1861: Wollaston, Northants. Film 0542726 no.88 age 27. A shoemaker living next to John Murdin, father of Bani.

CENSUS 1881: Rotten Row,Wollaston, Northants. Reference 1567 86 10. Age 47. A shoe maker. His wife is not shown here, but he is not listed as a widow. There is a Sarah Murden, age 9, born Wellingborough, listed as S-daughter. What her exact relationship is I am not sure, though his mother's second husband was a Murdin..

Mary Ann-113 was born about 1837 in Wollaston, Northants, England. She married George Short-110 before 1857.

CENSUS 1861: Wollaston, Northants. Film 0542726 no.88 age 23.

They had the following children:

  M i George Frederic Short-83 was born about 1857 in Wollaston, Northants, England.

CENSUS 1861: Wollaston, Northants. Film 0542726 no.88 age 3. Living at Hinwick End.

CENSUS 1881: Wellingborough, Northants. Reference 1567 86 10. A shoe rivitter.
  F ii Anne Marie Short-117 was born about 1859 in Wollaston, Northants, England.

CENSUS 1861: Wollaston, Northants. Film 0542726 no.88 age 3.
  F iii Elizabeth L Short-111 was born about 1862 in Wollaston, Northants, England.

CENSUS 1881: Wellingborough, Northants. Reference 1567 86 10. A shoe closer.
  M iv Albert W Short-112 was born about 1873 in Wellingborough, Northants, England.

CENSUS 1881: Wellingborough, Northants. Reference 1567 86 10. A scholar.
  F v Ellen Elizabeth Short-82
  M vi William Short-497 was born in 1879 in Wollaston, Northamptonshire. He died in , England.

DATA from Malcolm Murdin via Jeanette Wallace (email August 2002) - 1881 census - staying with mother and grandfather. Age 2

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