Some of the Families of Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England


George Minney-1830 [Parents] was christened in 1832 in Olney, Buckinghamshire, England. He married Elizabeth Kate Morgan-1831 in 1851 in Olney, Buckinghamshire, England.

BAPTISM information from Paul Pettit (email June 2008). He was baptised at Olney Independent Meeting House.

CENSUS 1851 (information from Paul Pettit (June 2008) in Olney lodging with Sarah Morgan his future mother-in-law.

MARRIAGE information from Paul Pettit (email June 2008).

CENSUS 1861 (information from Paul Pettit (June 2008) a married cordwainer with children Dorcas 4, James 2, Harry 8, and a cordwainer lodger John Lack, born Great Billing.

Elizabeth Kate Morgan-1831.Elizabeth married George Minney-1830 in 1851 in Olney, Buckinghamshire, England.

MARRIAGE information from Paul Pettit (email June 2008).

They had the following children:

  F i Emily Gertrude Minney-1832

John Alfred Petit-1833.John married Emily Gertrude Minney-1832 in 1886 in Olney, Buckinghamshire, England.

MATTIAGE information from Paul Pettit (email June 2008).

Emily Gertrude Minney-1832 [Parents] was born in 1863 in Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England. She married John Alfred Petit-1833 in 1886 in Olney, Buckinghamshire, England.

BIRTH information from Paul Pettit (email June 2008). She was his grandmother.

MARRIAGE information from Paul Pettit (email June 2008). They lived in Olney, Clifton Reynes and Northampton.


Minney-1843 was born before 1705.

NOTE here to link brothers reported by Spence Minnie.

He had the following children:

  M i William Minney-1844 was born on 21 Apr 1745 in Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England.

BIRTH from Spence Minnie (email June 2007) who lists him as Jeffrey's borther.
  M ii Jeffery Minney-1239

Thomas Minney-1818 was born about 1716 in Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England. He died in Jul 1778 in Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England. He married Elizabeth Orlibar-1845 on 12 Oct 1760 in Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England.

Other marriages:
, Mary

NOTE information from Paul Pettit (email June 2008).

MARRIAGE information for both marriages from Spence Minney, probably from the IGI.

DEATH from Spence Minney (email Jun 2007).

Elizabeth Orlibar-1845 was born in 1739 in Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England. She married Thomas Minney-1818 on 12 Oct 1760 in Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England.

BIRTH from Spence Minney (email Jun 2007).

MARRIAGE from Spence Minney (email Jun 2007).

They had the following children:

  M i Spencer Cunningham Minney-1846 was born on 14 Jun 1761 in Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England. He died on 1 Sep 1805.

NOTE all details from Spence Minney (email Jun 2007).

Thomas Minney-1847 was christened on 28 Jun 1668 in Long BuckbY, Northamptonshire, England. He married Elizabeth-1848.

NOTE we cannot be sure that the baptism and family belong to the same person. all details from Spence Minnie (email Jun 2007). The surname for this family should probably be Minnell but I have regularised it to that of the descendants.

Elizabeth-1848.Elizabeth married Thomas Minney-1847.

DETAILS from Spence Minney (email Jun 2007).

They had the following children:

  F i Sarah Minney-1849 was born on 26 May 1703 in Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England.

DETAILS from Spence Minney (email Jun 2007).
  F ii Frances Minney-1850 was born on 28 Apr 1706 in Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England.

DETAILS from Spence Minney (email Jun 2007).
  M iii John Minney-1851 was born on 5 Mar 1708 in Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England.

DETAILS from Spence Minney (email Jun 2007).
  M iv Samuel Minney-1852 was born on 25 Feb 1710 in Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England.
  M v Daniel Minney-1853 was born on 25 Feb 1715 in Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England.

DETAILS from Spence Minney (email Jun 2007).
  M vi Thomas Minney-1854 was born on 25 Feb 1715 in Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England.

DETAILS from Spence Minney (email Jun 2007).

John Lack-1855 was born about 1797 in , , England. He married Elizabeth Johnson-1856 on 14 Feb 1820 in Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England.

MARRIAGE from Yardley Hastings Parish Records, NRO ref 377p/8, no.50.

NOTE there is a burial of John on 26 Feb 1823, but we do not know which John, even though a child was born six months later, this could have been him, but if the child of 1827 is his, then it is not him (this record has the father a labourer).

CENSUS 1851, from NFHS index on CD. Enumerator 1b, page 28, age 53. (see also next note)

WARNING - I have muddle up the John Lack who married Elizabeth Stratton with the one who married Elizabeth Johnson. I may have the children in the wrong marriage. See Rin 1026/1027 and Rin 1855/1856.

Elizabeth Johnson-1856 was born about 1798 in , , England. She married John Lack-1855 on 14 Feb 1820 in Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England.

MARRIAGE from Yardley Hastings Parish Records, NRO ref 377p/8, no.50.

KNOWN also from baptism of children, it is possible that there is more than one family here and that a different John & Elizabeth is involved in some of these baptisms.

NOTE a family list came from Ivor Jones (Nov 2002).

CENSUS 1851, from NFHS index on CD. Enumerator 1b, page 28, age 52.

WARNING - I have muddle up the John Lack who married Elizabeth Stratton with the one who married Elizabeth Johnson. I may have the children in the wrong marriage. See Rin 1026/1027 and Rin 1855/1856.


Joseph Minney-1860 was born about 1792 in Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England. He married Susan-1861.

NOTE information from Madge Brawn (Sep 2008),

Susan-1861 was born about 1793 in Newnham, Northamptonshire, England. She married Joseph Minney-1860.

NOTE information from Madge Brawn (Sep 2008),

They had the following children:

  M i Peter Minney-1862 was born in 1821 in Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England.

NOTE information from Madge Brawn (Sep 2008).
  F ii Mary Ann Minney-1863 was born in 1825 in Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England.

NOTE information from Madge Brawn (Sep 2008),
  M iii Adam Minney-1864 was born in 1827 in Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England.

NOTE information from Madge Brawn (Sep 2008).

Eli Brawn-1865 [Parents] was born about 1841 in Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England. He was christened on 13 Dec 1842. He died in Jun 1910. He married Mary Ann Minney-1416 on 7 Feb 1871 in Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England.

Other marriages:
Billingham, Harriett

BAPTISM from Madge Brawn (Sep 2008), it may be a birth date, listing is not clear.

CENSUS 1851 from NFHS index page 1b25, at Yardley Hastings, age 8.

CENSUS 1861 (from Madge Brawn, Oct 2008 - only left of page so references and page numbers missing), at The Brick Yard, Yardley Hastings, schedule 127, age 18, an ag.lab.

MARRIAGE 1871 details from Madge Brawn who has the certificate. He is listed as a widower of full age, and a labourer.

CENSUS 1881at Northampton Road, Porters Lodge, Yardley Hastincs, PRO ref. RG11/1540, folio 8, page 10. aged 39, a shepherd. They were living between widow Elizabeth Berrill and he daughter and William Downing (? Wm Wooding) and family.

DEATH from Madge Brawn (Sep 2008), she lists the place as Hardingstone, Herbyshire, but this may be wrong.

Mary Ann Minney-1416 [Parents] was born about 1848 in Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England. She was christened on 11 Aug 1848. She married Eli Brawn-1865 on 7 Feb 1871 in Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England.

CENSUS 1851 at Yardley Hastings, Ref HO 107/1738, enumerator 1b, folio 27, page 10, schedule 38, age 2.

CENSUS 1861 (from Madge Brawn - Sep 2008) living at 125 Brick Yard, Yardley Hastings. Her future spouse was next door.

MARRIAGE from Madge Brawn who has the civil certificate. She was a spinster of full age.

CENSUS 1881at Northampton Road, Porters Lodge, Yardley Hastincs, PRO ref. RG11/1540, folio 8, page 10. aged 32.

They had the following children:

  M i Charles Brawn-1868 was born about 1872 in Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England.

CENSUS 1881at Northampton Road, Porters Lodge, Yardley Hastincs, PRO ref. RG11/1540, folio 8, page 10. aged 8, a scholar.
  M ii George Brawn-1869 was born about 1874 in Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England. He was christened on 18 Aug 1874.

BAPTISM from Madge Brawn (Sep 2008), it may be a birth date, listing is not clear. She gives the place as Norbury,Derbyshire, which is in conflict with the census record.

CENSUS 1881at Northampton Road, Porters Lodge, Yardley Hastincs, PRO ref. RG11/1540, folio 8, page 10. aged 6, a scholar.

MARRIAGE 1896, from civil certificate in possession of Madge Brawn at Norbury, Derby shire, aged 21 , a bachelor, and bricklayeer, to Grace Froggatt aged 25, a spinster of the parish.
  M iii Enos Brawn-1870 was born about 1876 in Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England.

CENSUS 1881at Northampton Road, Porters Lodge, Yardley Hastincs, PRO ref. RG11/1540, folio 8, page 10. aged 4.
  F iv Florence Brawn-1871 was born about 1879 in Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England.

CENSUS 1881at Northampton Road, Porters Lodge, Yardley Hastincs, PRO ref. RG11/1540, folio 8, page 10. aged 1.
  M v George Brawn-1872 was born about 1890 in Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England.

NOTE information from Madge Brawn (Sep 2008).
  M vi Albert Brawn-1873 was born about 1889 in Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England.

NOTE information from Madge Brawn (Sep 2008).
  F vii Clara Brawn-1874 was born about 1893 in Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England.

NOTE information from Madge Brawn (Sep 2008).

George Brawn-1875 was born about 1814 in Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England. He married Mary Ann-1876.

CENSUS 1851 from NFHS index page 1b25, at Yardley Hastings, age 36.

CENSUS 1861 (from Madge Brawn, Oct 2008 - only left of page so references and page numbers missing), at The Brick Yard, Yardley Hastings, schedule 127, age 46, an ag.lab.

CENSUS 1881at Alfred Stable Cottage, Castle Ashby, PRO ref. RG11/1540, folio 39, page 8. aged 66, an ag.lab.

Mary Ann-1876 was born about 1823 in Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England. She married George Brawn-1875.

CENSUS 1851 from NFHS index page 1b25, at Yardley Hastings, age 27.

CENSUS 1861 (from Madge Brawn, Oct 2008 - only left of page so references and page numbers missing), at The Brick Yard, Yardley Hastings, schedule 127, age 38 a lace maker.

CENSUS 1881at Alfred Stable Cottage, Castle Ashby, PRO ref. RG11/1540, folio 39, page 8. aged 55.

They had the following children:

  M i Eli Brawn-1865
  F ii Naomi Brawn-1877 was born about 1843 in Walgrave, Northamptonshire, England.

CENSUS 1851 from NFHS index page 1b25, at Yardley Hastings, age 7.

CENSUS 1861 (from Madge Brawn, Oct 2008 - only left of page so references and page numbers missing), at The Brick Yard, Yardley Hastings, schedule 127, age 17 years. Squeezed in above her younger brother, and occupation not given..
  M iii Enos Brawn-1866 was born about 1852 in , , England.

CENSUS 1861 (from Madge Brawn, Oct 2008 - only left of page so references and page numbers missing), at The Brick Yard, Yardley Hastings, schedule 127, age 8, a scholar.
  M iv John George Brawn-1878 was born about 1858 in , , England.

CENSUS 1861 (from Madge Brawn, Oct 2008 - only left of page so references and page numbers missing), at The Brick Yard, Yardley Hastings, schedule 127, age 2.
  F v Louisa Brawn-1879 was born about Jun 1860 in , , England.

CENSUS 1861 (from Madge Brawn, Oct 2008 - only left of page so references and page numbers missing), at The Brick Yard, Yardley Hastings, schedule 127, age 9 months.

William Minney-1318 [Parents] was born about 1800 in Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England. He was christened on 26 Jul 1801 in Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England. He married Mary Allen-1339 on 27 May 1825 in Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from Yarldey Hastings parish records, NRO ref 377p/3

MARRIAGE from Yardley Hastings parish records. NRO ref.377p/12. No. 91, He was of the parish of Castle Ashby, married by banns, he signed, Valentine Minney was one of the witnesses..

CENSUS 1841 (supplied by Madge Brawn Oct 2008 an Ancestry.com transcription only. At Castle Ashby, born in the county aged 40.

CENSUS 1851 at Castle Ashby, district 3, folio 52, page 18, age 50., an ag lab. Born Yardley Hastings.

Mary Allen-1339 was born about 1800 in Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England. She married William Minney-1318 on 27 May 1825 in Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England.

MARRIAGE from Yardley Hastings parish records. NRO ref.377p/12. No. 91, She was of the parish, married by banns, she made her mark.

CENSUS 1841 (supplied by Madge Brawn Oct 2008 an Ancestry.com transcription only. At Castle Ashby, born in the county aged 40.

CENSUS 1851 at Castle Ashby, district 3, folio 52, page 18, age 50. a lace maker.

They had the following children:

  F i Susannah Minney-1885 was born about 1826 in , , England.

CENSUS 1841 (supplied by Madge Brawn Oct 2008 an Ancestry.com transcription only. At Castle Ashby, born in the county aged 14.
  F ii Ann Minney-1340 was born about 1828 in Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, England.

CENSUS 1841 (supplied by Madge Brawn Oct 2008 an Ancestry.com transcription only. At Castle Ashby, born in the county aged 12.

CENSUS 1851 at Castle Ashby, district 3, folio 52, page 18, age 22. a lace maker.
  M iii Thomas Minney-1886 was born about 1832 in , , England.

CENSUS 1841 (supplied by Madge Brawn Oct 2008 an Ancestry.com transcription only. At Castle Ashby, born in the county aged 18.
  F iv Elizabeth Minney-1341 was born on 11 Sep 1834 in Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, England. She was christened on 17 May 1835 in Yardley Hastings, Northamptonshire, England.

BIRTH & Baptism from IGI, extracted record, from the Independent chapel. Matches these parents. Birth place from 1851 census entry.

CENSUS 1841 (supplied by Madge Brawn Oct 2008 an Ancestry.com transcription only. At Castle Ashby, born in the county aged 15.

CENSUS 1851 at Castle Ashby, district 3, folio 52, page 18, age 15., a lace maker.
  M v Jabez Minney-1342 was born about 1840 in Castle Ashby, Northamptonshire, England.

CENSUS 1841 (supplied by Madge Brawn Oct 2008 an Ancestry.com transcription only. At Castle Ashby, born in the county aged 1.

CENSUS 1851 at Castle Ashby, district 3, folio 52, page 18, age 10.

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