Murden and Yeoman Surnames from Northamptonshire,England


William Murdin-323 was born before 1800 in , , England.

KNOWN from information from Malcolm Murdin, concerning his son James' marriage. He was a lace pattern maker. - maybe the same William, father of William of Chapel Place.

He had the following children:

  M i James Murdin-325

John Warner-330 was born before 1820 in , , England. He married Ann Murdin-202 on 21 May 1839 in St Giles, Northampton, Northamptonshire, England.

MARRIAGE information from Malcolm Murdin.

CENSUS 1841 age 20, a tailor living in Mounts St, also from M Murdin.

Ann Murdin-202 [Parents] was born on 25 Oct 1817 in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England. She was christened on 7 Nov 1819 in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England. She married John Warner-330 on 21 May 1839 in St Giles, Northampton, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM LDSfilm 825347 Wellingborough West End Independent Chapel, birth date here.

MARRIAGE information from Malcolm Murdin, maybe a different person in view of her age. However she was living in Chapel Place and her father was William a boot closer, and the witness was a James Murden.

CENSUS 1841 a bootcloser aged 20, living in Mount Street also from Malcolm Murdin.

They had the following children:

  M i John Warner-331 was born about 1839 in , , England.

CENSUS 1841 aged 1, living in Mount Street from Malcolm Murdin.
  F ii Elizabeth Warner-332 was born in May 1841 in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England.

CENSUS 1841 aged 3 weeks, living in Mount Street from Malcolm Murdin.

James Murdin-333 was born about 1821 in , , England. He married Caroline Cox-334 about 1841 in , Norfolk, England.

DATA from Malcolm Murdin.

Caroline Cox-334 was born about 1820. She married James Murdin-333 about 1841 in , Norfolk, England.

DATA from Malcolm Murdin.


William Yeomans-145 [Parents] was christened on 11 May 1800 in Rothwell, Northamptonshire, England. He married Elisabeth York-148 before 1815.

BAPTISMAL date from Robnert Williams, at Holy Trinity Church.

CENSUS 1851 (in documents via Elliott Yeomans (dec 2005) at 170 Hosten Old Town, Shoreditch. ags 51 a hat manufacturer, born Rothwell.

DATA also from Ruth Parry of Victoria.

NOTE Robert Williams says he was listed as a Weaver at his son's marriage.

NOTE Elliott Yeomans (email July 2005) says to Australia in 1852 aged 52.

Elisabeth York-148 [Parents] was born about 1788 in , , England. She died on 27 Jul 1871 in Nunawading, Victoria, Australia. She married William Yeomans-145 before 1815.

KNOWN: from baptismal records of children.

CENSUS 1851 (in documents via Elliott Yeomans (dec 2005) at 170 Hosten Old Town, Shoreditch. ags 54.

NOTE Elliott Yeomans (email July 2005) says to Australia in 1852 aged 56. He provided death date and date of birth. Died in Box Hill hospital and buried in the Methodist burying grounds at Nunawading.

They had the following children:

  F i Frances Yeomans-149
  F ii Kitty Yeomans-150 was born on 11 Dec 1816. She was christened on 12 Jan 1817 in Independant Chapel, Rothwell, Northamptonshire, England.

BIRTH & BAPTISM: recorded on film 0825345, Independant Chapel Records. Rowell or Rothwell. Her first name is not clear, but this is probably correct, or maybe Hetty, though the dot over the i is there. Kitty is the way a NFHS researcher read it.
  M iii Richard Yeomans-151 was born on 16 Jun 1820. He was christened on 20 Oct 1820 in Independant Chapel, Rothwell, Northamptonshire, England.

BIRTH: recorded on film 0825345, Independant Chapel Records. Rowell or Rothwell.
  M iv Isaac Yeomans-152
  M v Charles Yeomans-153
  F vi Malaha Yeomans-154 was born on 19 Jun 1825. She was christened on 31 Jul 1825 in Independant Chapel, Rothwell, Northamptonshire, England.

BIRTH: recorded on film 0825345, Independant Chapel Records. Rowell or Rothwell. First name not clear, may be in error.
  F vii Eliza Yeomans-155 was born on 23 Jun 1826. She was christened on 17 Dec 1826 in Independant Chapel, Rothwell, Northamptonshire, England.

BIRTH: recorded on film 0825345, Independant Chapel Records. Rowell or Rothwell.
  M viii Eli Yeomans-337
  M ix Richard William Yeomans-156
  M x William Yeomans-157
  F xi Elizabeth Sarah Yeomans-158 was born on 4 Oct 1832. She was christened on 30 Jun 1833 in Independant Chapel, Rothwell, Northamptonshire, England.

BIRTH: recorded on film 0825345, Independant Chapel Records. Rowell or Rothwell.
  M xii Alfred Yeomans-159 was born on 3 Jul 1835. He was christened on 9 Nov 1835 in Independant Chapel, Rothwell, Northamptonshire, England.

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

CENSUS 1851 (in documents via Elliott Yeomans (dec 2005) at 170 Hosten Old Town, Shoreditch. ags 15, hat finisher.

NOTE Elliott Yeomans (email July 2005) says to Australia in 1852 aged 17.
  M xiii John Yeomans-594 was born about 1839 in , , England. He was buried on 17 Jan 1922 in , Northamptonshire, England.

NOTE Elliott Yeomans (email July 2005) says to Australia in 1852 aged 13.

NOTE from an IGI listing sent by David Bosworth (email Nov 2005) birth given as about 1837..

CENSUS 1851 (in documents via Elliott Yeomans (dec 2005) at 170 Hosten Old Town, Shoreditch. ags 12, a scholar. Here he is listed as William J.

NOTE he may have also the name of Silas.

BURIAL from a Church record listing (probably Rothwell) sent by David Bosworth (email Nov 2005). Age 84, this could of course be for another John.
  F xiv Elizabeth Yeomans-595 was born about 1851 in , , England. She died in 1852.

NOTE Elliott Yeomans (email July 2005) says to Australia in 1852 aged 1 but died on ship.

Eli Yeomans-337 [Parents] was christened on 24 Jun 1827 in Rothwell, Northamptonshire, England. He died on 28 Jul 1887 in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England. He married Louisa Cooke-338 on 25 Dec 1847 in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England.

DATA first from Ruth Parry of Victoria.

BAPTISM & MARRIAGE place from Robert Williams (email Nov 2001). The baptism was at Holy Trinity church. Marriage at St Sepulchre, Northanpton. Robert says that in 1851 he was living with his wife's father's family in Warwick. They later moved to Bristol where they founded the firm of Yeoman, Serle & Co. hat manufacturers.

NOTE Robert Williams (email Jan 2006) says they were living in Wallace Street, Warwick 1853-1859.

CENSUS 1881, at 2 Charlton Villa, Ashley Hill, Bristol St James & St Paul Out, Gloucester, England. FHL film 1341598, PRO ref RG11/2485, folio 89, page 9. Age 52, hat manufacturer.

Louisa Cooke-338 [Parents] was christened on 13 Jul 1828 in Warwick, Warwickshire, England. She died in 1898. She married Eli Yeomans-337 on 25 Dec 1847 in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England.

DATA from Ruth Parry of Victoria. Her ancestors are listed on Ruth's chart.

BAPTISM from Robert Williams (email Mary 2002 & Jan 2006), at St. Mary's. He has her line back several generations.

CENSUS 1881, at 2 Charlton Villa, Ashley Hill, Bristol St James & St Paul Out, Gloucester, England. FHL film 1341598, PRO ref RG11/2485, folio 89, page 9. Age 51.

DEATH from Robert Williams (letter Nov 2001).

They had the following children:

  F i Eliza Yeomans-345
  F ii Lavinia Anne Yeomans-703
  F iii Louisa Ann Yeomans-344 was born in 1851.

DATA from Ruth Parry of Victoria.
  M iv Harry Edwin Harrold Yeomans-343
  M v William Benjamin Benedict Yeomans-342 was christened on 13 Aug 1855 in Warwick, Warwickshire, England. He died in 1856.

BAPTISM from Robert Williams, at St Marys.

DEATH from Robert Williams (email Jan 2006)

NOTE original data from Ruth Parry of Victoria, who gave wife and children, but Robert says there was another son by the same name.
  F vi Amy Kate Yeomans-341
  F vii Louisa Clara Yeomans-340 was born on 27 Sep 1859.

DATA from Ruth Parry of Victoria.
  M viii Thomas Isaac Yeomans-339
  M ix William Benjamin Benedict Yeomans-702
  M x Arthur Alfred Eli Yeomans-707 was born about 1867 in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England.

CENSUS 1881, at 2 Charlton Villa, Ashley Hill, Bristol St James & St Paul Out, Gloucester, England. FHL film 1341598, PRO ref RG11/2485, folio 89, page 9. Age 13.

CENSUS 1891 (reported by Robert Williams in Feb 2006) he was livins at home with his widowed mother, at Bristol, He was a Merchants Clerk.

William Benjamin Benedict Yeomans-702 [Parents] was born about 1863 in Bristol, Somerset, England. He married Annie-346.

CENSUS 1881, at 2 Charlton Villa, Ashley Hill, Bristol St James & St Paul Out, Gloucester, England. FHL film 1341598, PRO ref RG11/2485, folio 89, page 9. Age 18.

NOTE other information from Robert Williams (email Jan 2006), who says he was a Hatters Shopman in the 1891 census..

Annie-346 was born about 1865 in , , England. She married William Benjamin Benedict Yeomans-702.

DATA from Ruth Parry of Victoria.

BIRTH date my estimate.

They had the following children:

  F i Living
  M ii Living
  M iii Norman G Yeomans-708 was born about 1890. He died on 22 Apr 1891 in Exeter, Devon, England.

NOTE information from Robert Williams (email Feb 2006) he was aged 1 at death

Thomas Isaac Yeomans-339 [Parents] was born on 15 Mar 1861 in Warwick, Warwickshire, England. He died on 13 Feb 1907 in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England. He married Sarah Elizabeth Coopey-349 on 5 Apr 1886.

DATA from Ruth Parry of Victoria. The marriage was listed as 1846 but this was corrected to 1886 with a ?.

NOTE if this is the Isaac of Robert William's e-mail (Nov 2001) then he married in 1846 to Sarah Gilling at Warwick St Mary's church..

Sarah Elizabeth Coopey-349 was born on 25 Mar 1865. She married Thomas Isaac Yeomans-339 on 5 Apr 1886.

DATA from Ruth Parry of Victoria. She lists her parents and one grand-parent, and lists the word Coaley Wotten against the name, this is possibly her birthplace.

They had the following children:

  F i Hilda Grace Yeomans-350 was born on 16 Nov 1898 in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England. She died on 14 May 1988 in Weston-super-Mare, Somersetshire, England.

DATA from Ruth Parry of Victoria. This is her mother. She lists husbane and his ancestors and two generations of descendants.
  F ii Winifred Marguerite Yeomans-351 was born on 2 Aug 1890. She died on 9 Dec 1973.

DATA from Ruth Parry of Victoria. She liste her husband and several generations of descendants. Some of whom ended up in Queensland.

James Murdin-352 was born about 1810 in , , England. He married Sarah Robinson-353 about 1829.

NOTE message from Dawn-Morree. " I am looking for the family of Sarah ROBINSON, born about 1806, family lore says she was born in Crick. She married James MURDIN/Murdant/Murden (b. about 1810) in 1829. These birth dates are based on their ages reported at the time of their deaths. They had two children before leaving for America. Son, George, was born in March 1830, and James was born January 14, 1831. Is anyone researching either of these families? Or can someone tell me where would be the next best place to look for them?" Dawn-Moree Dugan, Maryland - later message estimates travel to USA between Jan 1853 and May 1833.

Sarah Robinson-353 [Parents] was born about 1810 in Crick, Northamptonshire, England. She married James Murdin-352 about 1829.

SEE note on husband Birth updated to about 1810 from later e-mail.

They had the following children:

  M i George Murdin-354 was born in Mar 1830 in , Northamptonshire, England. He died in 1853 in , , USA.

SEE note on father.

DEATH age of 23 in e-mail from Dawn-Moree July 2001.
  M ii James Murdin-355 was born on 14 Jan 1831 in , Northamptonshire, England. He died about 1882 in , , USA.

SEE note on father.
  F iii Sarah Murdin-356 was born on 21 May 1833 in , , USA.

NOTE see e-mail from Dawn-Moree Dugan of April 2000. This assumed she had been born in Crick, but now known to have been born in USA.

George Mallett-357 was born in 1824 in , , England. He died on 13 Feb 1881 in , , England. He was buried in St John's Anglican Cem., Ashley St.Rangiora, New Zealand. He married Mary Ann Murdin-106.

DATA from Sarndra, of Christchurch NZ says that (e-mail Aug 2001). He was a labourer from Northampton according to the shipping records.

NOTE he had two daughters the first was born in England but both diedin New Zealand.

Mary Ann Murdin-106 [Parents] was born about 1829 in Wollaston, Northants, England. She died on 24 Oct 1902 in , , New Zealand. She was buried in St John's Anglican Cem., Ashley St.Rangiora, New Zealand. She married George Mallett-357.

CENSUS 1851: Wollaston, Northants. Film 087698 enumerator 9b. Pg 16 no.74 age 21. A lace maker. Living in Turnpike Street.

NOTE Sarndra, of Christchurch NZ says that (e-mail Aug 2001) says her birth date and place of birth matches Mary Ann Murdin who went to NewZealand. Death and marriage details are from here. Place of death is though to be North Canterbury. Letters addressed to her from a brother in England are in the Rangiora Museum.

NOTE if the one born in Wollaston is not the one who died in New Zealand then the links to children etc are wrong.

NOTE information from Lionel (e-mail with Gedcom 24 Sep 2001) gives her birth as 1814, but he has the same spouse.

NOTE see page 2 of email from N Williams (Oct 2003) for a Mary born 1829, I am assuming this is the same person.


Thomas Murdin-505 was born before 1774 in , , England. He married Anne-516.

KNOWN from baptism of daughter.

Anne-516 was born before 1774 in , , England. She married Thomas Murdin-505.

KNOWN from baptism of daughter.

They had the following children:

  F i Susanna Murdin-519

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