William Curtis, 18091881 (aged 72 years)

Name
William /Curtis/
Given names
William
Surname
Curtis
Note

William Curtis 1812-1881

William Curtis was born at Dursley, Gloucestershire about 1812.

His father's name was Thomas Curtis.

William Curtis married twice.

His first wife was Elizabeth King, who he married at Berkeley, Gloucestershire on 23 Jan 1831. They had at least two children.

  1. Matilda Curtis b.1831 at Dursley, Gloucestershire.
  2. Charlotte Curtis b.1835 at Dursly, Gloucestershire.

On 16 April 1838 the 26 year old widower William Curtis married the 18 year old spinster Sarah Owen at Dursley Parish Church. They had at least one child.

  1. Charlotte Curtis, b.1837 at Dursley, Gloucestershire.

By the 1881 UK Census William was living with their son-in-law, but he died the same same year.

REFERENCES

1812 Birth At his 1838 marriage he is described as a 26 year old widower.

1831 Marriage (First Marriage) Berkeley Parish Church Marriage Register 05 Feb 1831 William Curtis of this parish Elizabeth King of this parish In the presence of: Henry Pain Sophia Curtis Henry Clarke [2]

1838 Marriage (Second Marriage) Dursley Parish Church, Dursley, Gloucestershire. Marriage Register 16 April 1835. Page 5, Number 10. William Curtis, 26, Widower, Labourer. Living at Dursley. Father: Thomas Curtis, Labourer. Sarah Owen, 18, Spinster, Servant. Living at Dursley. Father: William Owen, Labourer Witness: Cornelius Owen Witness: Ann Curtis

1841 UK Census Slade Lane, Dursley.

  • William Curtis, 25, Labourer, born Gloucestershire.
  • Sarah Curtis, 20, born Gloucestershire.
  • Matilda Curtis, 8, born Gloucestershire.
  • Charlotte Curtis, 5, born Gloucestershire. [4]

1851 UK Census 98 Hunger Hill, Dursley, Gloucestershire.

  • William Curtis, Head, 38 years, Labourer, born Dursley, Gloucestershire.
  • Sarah Curtis, Wife, 31 years, born Wick, Gloucestershire.
  • Charlotte Curtis, Daughter, 14 years, Worker at Cloth Factory, born Dursley, Gloucestershire. [5]

1861 UK Census 128 Slade, Dursley, Gloucestershire.

  • William Curtis, Head, 47 years, Labourer, born Dursley, Gloucestershire.
  • Sarah Curtis, Wife, 40, Dairy Servant, born Wick, Gloucestershire. [6]

1871 UK Census RG10, Piece 2592, Folio 65, Page14 Spuncombe Bottom Cottage, North Nibley, Gloucestershire.

  • William Curtis, Head, Married, 58, Agricultural Labourer, born Dursley, Gloucestershire.
  • Sarah Curtis, Wife, Married, 50, born Berkeley, Gloucestershire. [7]

1881 UK Census 44 Lower Mills, Dursley.

  • George Underwood, head, widower, 60, Engine Driver, born: 1821 Atworth, Wiltshire. Engine Driver.
  • Rosa M Underwood, daughter, single, 21, born: 1860, Dursley. Invalid.
  • Eliza K Underwood, daughter, single, 15, Dressmaker, born: 1866, Dursley. Dressmaker.
  • Alice C Underwood, daughter, single, 13, born: 1868, Dursley. Scholar.
  • Arthur Underwood, son, single, 11, born: 1870, Dursley. Scholar.
  • Laura M Underwood, daughter, single, 10, born: 1871, Dursley.
  • Sarah Curtis, mother in law, married, 60, Domestic Housekeeper, born: 1821, Wick, Glouc. Houskeeper. William Curtis, father in law, married, 71, born:1810, Dursley. [8]

1881 Death UK Death index 1881. Dursley, Apr-Jun, vol 6a, page 138. Curtis, William. Aged 72.

FUTURE RESEARCH His exact date of birth of William Curtis is currently unknown.

At his second marriage in 1838 he is described as a 26 year old widower, but three years later at the 1841 Census he is described as being 25. Ten years later at the 1851 Census he is described as 38. Thirty years later at the 1881 Census he is described as being 71 years old, and at his death at the first quarter of the same year he was described as 72.

William Curtis 1812-1881

Family with parents
father
himself
18091881
Birth: between 1809 and 1816Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
Death: 1881Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
Family with Elizabeth King
himself
18091881
Birth: between 1809 and 1816Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
Death: 1881Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
wife
18041835
Birth: between 1804 and 1805Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
Death: between 1835 and 1838Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
Marriage
Marriage: February 5, 1831Berkeley, Gloucestershire, England
11 months
daughter
18311873
Birth: 1831Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
Death: 1873Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
5 years
daughter
1835
Birth: 1835Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
Death:
Family with Sarah Owen
himself
18091881
Birth: between 1809 and 1816Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
Death: 1881Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
wife
1821
Birth: 1821Wick, Bristol, England
Death:
Marriage
Marriage: April 16, 1838Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
George William Underwood + Sarah Owen
son-in-law
18191890
Birth: 1819Atworth, Wiltshire, England
Death: 1890Dursley, Gloucestershire, England
wife
1821
Birth: 1821Wick, Bristol, England
Death:
Marriage
Marriage: 1881Chipping Sodbury, Bristol, England