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Alexander Rice Allerton  ( 1835 – 1901 )

 

 

25.          ALEXANDER RICE ALLERTON  was born in Pool Farm, Wallasea Island, Essex and was christened January 6, 1835 at the church in Canewdon, Essex.

The entry from the Canewdon parish register:

Baptisms 1835  Page 64.   No. 505.

When Baptized. – Child’s Christian Name. – Parents Names, Christian & Surname – Abode. – Profession. – By whom the ceremony was performed.

1835. Jan: 6  /  Alexander Rice Son   of  /  James Wright & Sarah Ann  /  Allerton  /  Pool Farm Wallasea Island  /  Farmer  /  W. Atkinson Vicar.

 

Father:           James George Rice Allerton

Mother:            Sarah Ann Scott                          (No.13)

 

 

In 1841, Alexander Allerton, age 7, was living with his parents in Old Pool, Great Stambridge.

From the 1841 Census of Great Stambridge, Essex, we have the following:

Old Pool

Name - Age Sex - Profession - Born in County ?

James Allerton              30 M    Farmer                      y
Sarah        Do               30 F                                 [ blank ]
Frederic    Do                 8 M                                    y
Alexander Do                 7 M                                    y
Charlotte   Do                 4 F                                    y
Richard     Do                 2 M                                   y
Eliza  Allerton               24 F    Independent               y
Martha Scott                 20 F                                   y
Mary Bailey                  17 F      F  S                        y
Rachel Stevens             14 F      F  S                        y
Elijah Crick                   20 M     Ag Lab                    y
John Mead                    22 M        Do                       y
Henry Cockerton           17 M         Do                       y
James Greenover          25 M         Do                       y
Thornton                       20 M         Do                      y
Bugg                            22 M         Do                      y
Thomas Coleb              30 M         Do                       y
William Wiffen              24 M         Do                       y
Richard Clark               18 M         Do                       y

 

In 1861, Alexander Rice Allerton, age 26, was living with his parents in the “Blue House” in Barling, Essex.

From the 1861 Census of Barling, Essex, we have the following:

Blue House

Name - Relationship – Married or Single – Age – Sex – Profession – Birthplace

James G R Allerton    Head               Mar     52 M   Farmer of 700 Acres       Middlesex
Sarah               Do.    Wife                Mar    51 F     Farmers Wife                 Essex
Alexander Rice Do.    Son                 Un     26 M    Farmers Son                  Essex
Martha Scott             Sister In Law    Un      42 F                                          Essex
Harriet Cobb             Serv                 Un     19 F     House Servant                Essex    Gt Wakering
Elizabeth Brown         Do                  Un     16 F           Do.                           Essex    Barling

 

After the death of his father, Alexander, took over the farm and his mother and aunt moved to Southchurch, Essex.

 

Alexander Rice Allerton married EMILY ---?--- between 1861 and 1871.

 

Emily was born ca. 1835 at Southchurch, Essex.

 

In 1871, Alexander and his wife are living in Colemans Farm in Prittlewell, Essex.  He is now a Farmer of 1033 Acres and is employing 40 men and 6 boys.

From the 1871 Census of Prittlewell, Essex, we have the following:

Colemans Farm

Name - Relationship – Married or Single – Age – Sex – Profession – Birthplace

Alexander R Allerton   Head   Mar  36 M    Farmer of 1033 Acres Employing 40 men & 6 boys landowner  Essex  Stambridge
Emily Allerton             Wife  Mar    36 F                                                                                               Essex South church
Alice J Frost               Serv  Unm  20 F    Cook Domestic                                                                     Essex Tollesbury
Elizabeth Wordley       Serv  Unm  18 F    Housemaid  do                                                                        Do    South Farmbridge

 

In 1881, Alexander and Emily Allerton are living at Colemans Farm in Prittlewell, Essex.  He is now a Farmer of 500 Acres employing 15 Labourers and 1 Boy.

From the 1881 Census of Prittlewell, Essex, we have the following:

Colemans Farm

Name - Relationship – Married or Single – Age – Sex – Profession – Birthplace

Alexander R. Allerton    Head       Mar  46 M  Farmer of 500 Acres employing 15 Labourers and 1 Boy   Essex  Great Stambridge
Emily                Do       Wife        Mar  46 F   Farmers Wife                                                                    Do    South church
Mary C. Pinnell             Servant   Unm  20 F  Housemaid   Domestic                                                    Wiltshire  Lea

 

In 1891, Alexander and Emily Allerton are living at St. Catherine’s in Prittlewell, Essex.  Alexander is a Farmer.

From the 1891 Census of Prittlewell, Essex, we find the following:

St. Catherine’s

Name - Relationship – Married or Single – Age – Sex – Profession – Birthplace

Alexander R. Allerton   Head     M    56 M   Farmer                                      Essex  Gt. Stambridge
Emily                Do      Wife      M   56 F                                                                Southchurch
Alice E. Piper              Servant  S   16 F   General Servant (Domestic)                       Prittlewell

 

In 1901, Alexander R. Allerton died at the age of 66 years.

From the England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes, we find the following Death entry from the Indexes:

Name:      Alexander R Allerton
Age:         66
Year:        1901
Quarter:   Jan-Feb-Mar  (1st Quarter)
District:    Rochford
County:    Essex
Volume:   4a      Page: 357

 

In 1901, Emily Allerton, a widow, age 66, is living alone with two servants in Barling, Essex.

From the 1901 Census of Barling, Essex, we find the following:

Gaol Farm

Name - Relationship – Married or Single – Age – Sex – Profession – Birthplace

Emily Allerton               Head      Wid   66 F    Living on own Means                South Church  Essex
Lilian K. Christopher      General    S     16 F   Domestic Servant                      Stratford          Essex
Emily B.       Do           General           13 F        Do         Do                               Do                  Do

 

In 1903, Emily Allerton died at the age of 68 years.

From the England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes, we find the following Death entry from the Indexes:

Name:      Emily Allerton
Age:         68
Year:        1903
Quarter:   Jan-Feb-Mar  (1st Quarter)
District:    Rochford
County:    Essex
Volume:   4a      Page: 359

 

It appears that Alexander and Emily Allerton did not have any children.

 

 

Source:

1.    Parish registers for Canewdon, Essex, England.  Microfiche copy of the registers from the Essex Record Office, Essex, England.  Baptisms: 1835 Alexander Rice Allerton,  Searched and Extracted starting October 2008.

2.     1841 Census of England, Essex, Great Stambridge, District 8, Image No. 2, Ancestry.com.  Public Record Office Reference HO 107 / 337 / 22, Original Page No. 9, Household of James Allerton.  February 12, 2009  Thursday 2:26 PM.

3.     1861 Census of England, Essex, Barling, District 1, Image Nos. 1 & 2, Ancestry.com.  Public Record Office Reference R.G. 9 1086.  Original Page Nos. 11 & 12, Stamped Page No. 9, No. of Schedule 7, Household of James G R Allerton.  November 28, 2008 9:06 PM.

4.     1871 Census of England, Essex, Prittlewell, District 3, Image Nos. 25 & 26, Ancestry.com.  Public Record Office Reference R.G. 10 16[68], Original Page Nos. 25 & 26, Stamped Page No. 82, No. of Schedule 141, Household of Alexander R Allerton.  February 14, 2009  Saturday 2:05 PM.

5.     1881 Census of England, Essex, Prittlewell, District 7, Image No. 1, Ancestry.com.  Public Record Office Reference RG 11 / 1770.  Original Page No. 1, Stamped Page No. 24, No. of Schedule [    ], Household of Alexander R. Allerton.   February 12, 2009  Thursday 8:49 PM.

6.     1891 Census of England, Essex, Prittlewell, District 7, Image No. 5, Ancestry.com.  Public Record Office Reference RG 12 / 1392.  Original Page No. 5, Stamped Page No. 6, No. of Schedule 23, Household of Alexander R. Allerton.  February 14, 2009  Saturday 5:54 PM.

7.     Civil Registration Index, Death of Alexander R Allerton,1st Quarter (Jan-Feb-Mar), Year 1901, age 66, District Rochford, County Essex, Volume 4a, Page 357.  Searched February 14, 2009 Saturday 5:51 PM.

8.     1901 Census of England, Essex, Barling, District 2, Image No. 5, Ancestry.com.  Public Record Office Reference RG 13 / 1685.  Original Page No. 5, Stamped Page No. 39, No. of Schedule 25, Household of Emily Allerton.  February 18, 2009  Wednesday 7:40 PM.

9.     Civil Registration Index, Death of Emily Allerton,1st Quarter (Jan-Feb-Mar), Year 1903, age 68, District Rochford, County Essex, Volume 4a, Page 359.   Searched February 14, 2009 Saturday 9:24 PM.

 

 

 

Last updated May 25, 2009  Monday  8:16 PM

Researched and Compiled by William Wallworth

 

 


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