Ancestors of Charles Tew & Dorothy Lamford


Martin Tew-79 [Parents] was born on 21 Jun 1888 in Rushden, Northants, England. He was christened on 27 Jun 1892 in All Saints, Wellingborough, Northants, England. He died on 23 Mar 1918 in , Somme, France. He married Ethel May Elizabeth Plowman-68 about Nov 1912.

BIRTH from offical birth certificate, as reported by Dave Solomon..

CENSUS 1891 at Union Workhouse in Wellingborough, age 3 (though from Dave Solomon's birth date he has not yet reached his third birth day. Birthplace Rushden.

CENSUS 1901 at 14 Garribaldi Terrace, Wellingborough. PRO ref. RG13/1443, folio 47, page 28, Schedule 174, aged 12.

MARRIAGE from Dave Solomon, his grand-daughter's husband. Christ Riddle, a granddaughter says in the last quarter of 1912.

DEATH details uncertain. He is listed on the Wellingborough War Memorial, but date or place of death and burial unknown. Christine Riddle gave the date of deat and notes it was during the 5th Army retreat on the Somme. Grave not known, but his name is on the Pozieres Memorial, the Somme France as well as the Wellingborough one. His army no. was 17863, private. His mother's home address was given as 57 Palk Road, Wellingborough.

Ethel May Elizabeth Plowman-68 [Parents] was born on 27 Jul 1891 in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England. She died on 13 May 1976. She married Martin Tew-79 about Nov 1912.

Other marriages:
Meadows, Jesse

NOTE original information from Dave Solomon. Birth and death details from Christine Riddle.


Jesse Meadows-100 was born about Nov 1897 in , , England. He died about Nov 1950. He married Ethel May Elizabeth Plowman-68 after 1918.

DEATAILS from Christin Riddle.

Ethel May Elizabeth Plowman-68 [Parents] was born on 27 Jul 1891 in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England. She died on 13 May 1976. She married Jesse Meadows-100 after 1918.

Other marriages:
Tew, Martin

NOTE original information from Dave Solomon. Birth and death details from Christine Riddle.

They had the following children:

  M i Donald Meadows-571 was born about 1931 in , , England. He died in 1998.

DETAILS from Christin Riddle. He never married.

Peter Nurthen-115 [Parents] was christened on 17 Aug 1800 in Old Church, St Pancras, Middlesex, England. He married Mary Ann-69 before 1823.

KNOWN originally from son's marriage certificate. he was a shoemaker.

BAPTISM from IGI record.

Mary Ann-69 was born about 1800 in , England. She married Peter Nurthen-115 before 1823.

NAME known from IGI records of baptism of children.

They had the following children:

  M i Peter James Nurthen-119
  M ii William Nurthen-98 was born on 15 Apr 1823 in St Pancras, Middlesex, England. He was christened on 11 May 1823 in Old Church, St Pancras, Middlesex, England.

BIRTH & BAPTISM from IGI record. (C047931)
  M iii Charles Nurthen-106

William Charles Smith-111 was born in 1859 in <, Stoke Bruerne>. He married Amelia Tew-70 on 16 May 1892 in Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England.

MARRIAGE Stoke Bruerne Parish Church, Northampton Record Office Ref. no. 303P/21 # 343, Profession laster (shoe worker), residence Rushden, Father's occupation Labourer, Witnesses William George Tew & Elizabeth Ethel Lamb. (St Catherine's reference Towcester 1892 qu2 3b 31).

Amelia Tew-70 [Parents] was born about 18 Mar 1863 in , Stoke Bruerne. She was christened on 24 May 1863 in Stoke Bruerne, Northants, England. She died after 1891. She married William Charles Smith-111 on 16 May 1892 in Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England.

BIRTH Stoke Bruerne Parish Church, Northampton Record Office Ref. No. 303 P/21 # 1225, Abode Stoke Bruerne, father not given.

CENSUS 1871 Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire. Film # 838792. #18 Stoke Plain. Age 8, Born Stoke Bruerne, in grandparent's family.

CENSUS 1881 Stoke Bruerne, Northants. Film no. 1341370. page 10 # 47. not shown with her grandparents family, possibly in service with another family. She was in Wappenham (see FHL Film 1341369, PRO Ref RG11, Piece 1534, Folio 152, Page 16), a general domestic servant in the household of Farmer William R Newitt.

CENSUS 1891. Stoke Bruerne, Northants. Film no. 6096298, # 69. Age 28, Occupation Servant.

MARRIAGE Stoke Bruerne Parish Church, Northampton Record Office Ref. no. 303P/21 # 343, residence Stoke Bruerne, Father not listed "base born". Witnesses William George Tew & Elizabeth Ethel Lamb. (St Catherine's reference Towcester 1892 qu2 3b 31).


Ann Elizabeth Tew-210 [Parents] was born on 12 Oct 1843 in Stoke Bruerne, Northants, England. She was christened on 5 Nov 1843 in Stoke Bruerne, Northants, England. She was not married.

Other marriages:
Rawlings, George

CHRISTENING Stoke Bruerne Par.Church, Northants Rec.Off.Ref.303/P13 no.746.

CENSUS 1851 Stoke Bruerne, Northants. Film no. 087691, page 13 no.58. Age 7, Occupation lacemaker.

MARRIAGE Stoke Bruerne Parish Ch. Northants Rec. Off. no. 303P/21 no.195. (St Catherine's index 4th au. 1866, Towcester 3b 52)

NOTE see Stoke Bruerne file for later censuses and children.

She had the following children:

  F i Amelia Tew-70

Walter Tew-71 [Parents] was born on 10 Feb 1876 in Stoke Bruerne, Stoke Bruerne, Northants, England. He was christened on 4 Jun 1876 in Stoke Bruerne, Northants, England. He married Susan Fensome-72 on 26 Sep 1898 in Parish Church, Rushden, Northants, England.

BIRTH extract of civil record.

BAPTISM Stoke Bruerne Parish Church, N.R.O. No 303/P13 No. 1564 of SB. father's details not given "base born" listed instead.

CENSUS 1881 Stoke Bruerne, Northants. Film no. 1341370. page 10 #47. Age 5.

CENSUS 1891. Stoke Bruerne, Northants. Fiche no. 6096298, page 11 # 69. Age 15, Occupation general labourer, Born Stoke Bruerne.

MARRIAGE from legal certificate, in the Parish Church, Rushden. he is listed as a 22 yr old batchelor, occupation Currier. witnesses were George Cecil Lamb and Kate Crofts.

CENSUS 1901 at Finedon, Northants. PRO ref GR13/1444, folio 76 page 30. age 25, a journeyman carrier.

Susan Fensome-72 [Parents] was born on 10 Mar 1876 in Wilden, Bedfordshire, England. She married Walter Tew-71 on 26 Sep 1898 in Parish Church, Rushden, Northants, England.

BIRTH: I do not know where I got this date from, though possibly from her grand-daughter.

CENSUS 1881: At 3&4 Brightman's Terrace,Ingram,Bedfordshire, PRO ref RG11 / 1625, district 5, folio 73, page 9. age 5, a scholar.

CENSUS 1891: from LDS 6096321, enumerator 12, page 38 family 225, one of many families living in Simmons House. Age 16, a scholar.

MARRIAGE from legal certificate, witnesses George Cecil Lamb and Kate Crofts. She is listed as 22 years old, a spinster and a shoe finisher.

CENSUS 1901 at Finedon, Northants. PRO ref GR13/1444, folio 76 page 30. age 25.

They had the following children:

  M i Charles William Tew-73 was born on 2 Apr 1899 in Rushden, Northamptonshire, England. He died on 28 Sep 1918 in Ypres, Belgium. He was buried in Oxford Rd Cemtry, Ypres, Belgium.

BIRTH Ifrom civil certificate no 256 in book 44 of Higham Ferrers subdistrict. Named William Charles here.

CENSUS 1901 at Finedon, Northants. PRO ref GR13/1444, folio 76 page 30. age 2, listed as William Charles.

NOTE died at Ypes in the first world war. Details from cemetary register is Tew, Pte, William Charles G/25934. 10th Bn The Queens 28th Sep 1918 age 19. Son of Walter and Susan Tew of 13, Hatton Park Rd Wellingborough. 111 E 15.
  F ii Living
  F iii Living

Sarah Tew-214 [Parents] was born on 1 Apr 1856 in Stoke Bruerne, Northants, England. She was christened on 11 May 1856 in Stoke Bruerne, Northants, England. She was buried on 8 Jul 1884 in Stoke Bruerne, Northants, England. She was not married.

Other marriages:
Hawkins, William

CHRISTENING Stoke Bruerne Par.Church, Northants Rec.Off.Ref.303/P13 no.1065. (St Catherine's index 2nd qu.1856 Towcester 3b 22).

CENSUS 1861 Stoke Bruerne, Northants. Film no. 542722, pg 9 no.50 Age 5.

CENSUS 1871 Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire. Film # 838792, pg 4 no.18 Age 15.

NOTE she was a witness to her brother Frederick's marriage in 1873.

FIRST MARRIAGE (?!) She had a son "base born" the year before she married.

MARRIAGE Stoke Bruerne Parish Ch. Northants Rec. Off. no. 303P/21 no.266.

CENSUS 1881 Stoke Bruerne, Northants. Film no. 1341370. page 18 no.84 Age 25.

BURIAL Stoke Bruerne Par.Church, Northants Rec.Off.Ref.303P/12 no.1184 age 28.

She had the following children:

  M i Walter Tew-71

George Fensome-131 [Parents] was born about 1833 in Wilden, Bedfordshire, England. He died before Sep 1898. He married Hannah Willisom Bennet-529.

CENSUS 1851 at Leegrave,Luton. PRO ref HO107/1557, folio 788, page 23, schedule 89. A George Fensom aged 18 is an ag lab, living in with farmer Thomas Partridge, born Lunmbay(???) Beds. I suspect this entry matches with another George Fensom born Great Staughton age 33 in the 1871 census (RG10/1577).

CENSUS 1861, at Wilden, Bedfordshire. PRO ref RG 9/993, fdistrict 5, folio 79, page 12, schedule 65. Age 27, a shoemaker born Wilden.

CENSUS 1871, at Town Street, Wilden, Bedfordshire. PRO ref RG 10/1516 (? 1546), district 5, folio 83, page 22, schedule 116. Age 38, a shoe maker.

CENSUS 1881: At 3&4 Brightman's Terrace,Ingram,Bedfordshire, PRO ref RG11 / 1625, district 5, folio 73, page 9. age 47, a cordwainer. a widower.

CENSUS 1891: from LDS 6096321, enumerator 12, page 38 family 225, one of many families living in Simmons House. Age 57, widower and a shoe finisher.

NOTE: Known first through marriage of daughter, where he is listed as deceased and a shoe finisher.

Hannah Willisom Bennet-529 was born about 1848 in Little Staughton, Bedfordshire, England. She died about 1879. She married George Fensome-131.

CENSUS 1841 at the green, Stotfold,Beds. PRO ref HO 107/3/15, folio 11, page 16. a Hanna aged 3 is the youngest child of a William Bennet a waggoner. I do not know if this is her, if it is then the 1851 census is wrong.

CENSUS 1851 at West End, Gt Staughton, Bedfordshire. PRO ref HO 107/1750, folio 658, page 25, schedule 108 has the family of farmer John Bennet. The elderst daughter is Hannah aged 13 a scholar, born there. At this stage I am not sure that this is her.

CENSUS 1861, at Wilden, Bedfordshire. PRO ref RG 9/993, fdistrict 5, folio 79, page 12, schedule 65. Age 22, birthplace given as Little Staughton.

CENSUS 1871, at Town Street, Wilden, Bedfordshire. PRO ref RG 10/1516 (? 1546), district 5, folio 83, page 22, schedule 116. Age 32, occupation given as 'formerly a shirt maker".
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!NOTE first names from Angela Brett (email May 2006).

DEATH: date and maiden name from letter from Molly Grey, who gave the maiden name and said she died when Susan was three years old. The 1881 census shows her husband as a widower.

They had the following children:

  F i Julia Fensome-520
  M ii George Fensome-794 was born about 1858 in Wilden, Bedfordshire, England.

CENSUS 1861, at Wilden, Bedfordshire. PRO ref RG 9/993, fdistrict 5, folio 79, page 12, schedule 65. Age 2.
  F iii Annie Elizabeth Fensome-517 was born about 1861 in Wilden, Bedfordshire, England.

CENSUS 1871, at Town Street, Wilden, Bedfordshire. PRO ref RG 10/1516 (? 1546), district 5, folio 83, page 22, schedule 116. Age 9, named Elizabeth here, a scholar.

CENSUS 1881: At 3&4 Brightman's Terrace,Ingram,Bedfordshire, PRO ref RG11 / 1625, district 5, folio 73, page 9. age 19, a boot closer.
  M iv Albert Fensome-795 was born about 1862 in Wilden, Bedfordshire, England.

CENSUS 1871, at Town Street, Wilden, Bedfordshire. PRO ref RG 10/1516 (? 1546), district 5, folio 83, page 22, schedule 116. Age 8, a scholar.
  M v Frank E Fensome-516 was born about 1865 in Wilden, Bedfordshire, England.

CENSUS 1871, at Town Street, Wilden, Bedfordshire. PRO ref RG 10/1516 (? 1546), district 5, folio 83, page 22, schedule 116. Age 5, a scholar.

CENSUS 1881: At 3&4 Brightman's Terrace,Ingram,Bedfordshire, PRO ref RG11 / 1625, district 5, folio 73, page 9. age 15, an agricultural labourer.
  F vi Sarah Annie Fensome-514 was born about 1867 in Wilden, Bedfordshire, England.

CENSUS 1871, at Town Street, Wilden, Bedfordshire. PRO ref RG 10/1516 (? 1546), district 5, folio 83, page 22, schedule 116. Age 3, named Annie.

CENSUS 1881: At 3&4 Brightman's Terrace,Ingram,Bedfordshire, PRO ref RG11 / 1625, district 5, folio 73, page 9. age 13, a lacemaker. Named Sara A.
  F vii Ellen R Fensome-513 was born about 1870 in Wilden, Bedfordshire, England.

CENSUS 1871, at Town Street, Wilden, Bedfordshire. PRO ref RG 10/1516 (? 1546), district 5, folio 83, page 22, schedule 116. Age 1, named Ellen here.

CENSUS 1881: At 3&4 Brightman's Terrace,Ingram,Bedfordshire, PRO ref RG11 / 1625, district 5, folio 73, page 9. age 10, a lacemaker, named Ellen A or Ellen R here.
  M viii William Fensome-519 was born about 1873 in Wilden, Bedfordshire, England.

CENSUS 1881: At 3&4 Brightman's Terrace,Ingram,Bedfordshire, PRO ref RG11 / 1625, district 5, folio 73, page 9. age 7, a scholar.

CENSUS 1891: from LDS 6096321, enumerator 12, page 38 family 225, one of many families living in Simmons House. Age 18, a shoe finisher.
  F ix Susan Fensome-72

Living

Living [Parents]


William George Tew-213 [Parents] was born on 19 Apr 1854 in Stoke Bruerne, Northants, England. He was christened on 11 May 1856 in Stoke Bruerne, Northants, England. He was buried in 1905 in Rushden, Northants, England. He married Anne-76 about 1882.

CHRISTENING Stoke Bruerne Par.Church, Northants Rec.Off.Ref.303/P13 no.1064. (Civil certificate 2nd quarter 1854 3b 22)

CENSUS 1861 Stoke Bruerne, Northants. Film no. 542722. page 9 no.50 Age 6.

CENSUS 1871 Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire. Film # 838792, pr.4 no.18. Age 16, occupation agricultural labourer.

NOTE in 1873 he was a witness at his brother Frederick's marriage,

CENSUS 1891. Rushdden, Northants. Fiche no. 6096321. Page 41-130. 242 Little Street, Age 36, Occupation shoe maker, Born Stoke Bruerne.

CENSUS 1901 Rushden folio 52, page 3, schedule 17, at 83 Park Road, aged 46, a warehouseman grocer. There was a 14 year old boarder from Leicester who was working in the business.

BURIAL from Northants Fam.Hist.Soc. Big Index.

Anne-76 was born about 1850 in Brafield on the Green, Northamptonshire, England. She was buried in 1916 in Rushden. She married William George Tew-213 about 1882.

CENSUS 1891. Rushden, Northants. Fiche no. 6096321, page 41-130. Age 40, Born Bayfield on the Green.

CENSUS 1901 Rushden folio 52, page 3, schedule 17, at 83 Park Road, age 50.. Birthplace Brafield on the green.

BURIAL from the Big Index. (see letter Gil Sear 19.7.95).

They had the following children:

  M i George C. Tew-77 was born about 1886 in Rushden, Northamptonshire, England.

CENSUS 1891. Rushden, Northants. Fiche no. 6096321, page 41-130. Age 7, born Rushden.

CENSUS 1901 Rushden folio 52, page 3, schedule 17, at 83 Park Road, age 17, a grocer's assistant.

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