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4th Generation

 

Richard Allerton  ( 1838 – 1907 )

 

 

27.          RICHARD ALLERTON   was born  in Pool Farm, Wallasea Island, Essex and was christened September 2, 1838 at the church in Canewdon, Essex.

The entry from the Canewdon parish register:

Baptisms 1838  Page 73.  No. 581.

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

Sep: 2.  /  Richard 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, Richard Allerton, age 2, 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 1851, Richard Allerton, age 13, was a scholar in Kelvedon School in Kelvedon, Essex.  His cousin, Golden Allen, was also attending the same school at the same time.

From the 1851 Census of Kelvedon, Essex, we find the following:

Kelvedon School

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

On page 31

William Wiseman  Head Mar   42 M   Schoolmaster                London

On page 33

Richard Allerton                      13 M    Scholar                          Essex   Wallasea

On page 37

Golden Allen                            7 M    Scholar                           Essex   Pottan

 

In 1871, Richard Allerton, age 32, unemployed, was a Lodger at Barnard Thomas’ place at 6 John Street in Charing Cross, London.

From the 1871 Census of Charing Cross, St Martin in the Fields, London, we find the following:

6 John Street

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

Barnard Thomas    Living in Chambers  Unm 35 M    Attorney & solicitor     Gloucestershire  Tewkesbury
Richard Allerton     Lodger                   Unm 32 M    Unemployed                Essex

 

In 1881, Richard Allerton, age 42, a Mercantile Clerk was living in his cousin, Golden Allen’s, home at 1 High House in Gray Thurrock, Essex.

From the 1881 Census of Grays Thurrock, Essex, we have the following:

1 High House

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

Golden Allen           Head     Mar     37 M   Farmer of 120 Acres Employing 5 Labs 2 Boys     Essex  Potton Island
Elizabeth  Do          Wife      Do      35 F                                                                                Do    Downham
Emily M.   Do         Dau                  6 F                                                                                 Do    Little Thurrock
Golden F  Do          Son                 2 M                                                                                 Do        Do
Richard Allerton      Cousin  Unm   42 M   Mercantile Clerk                                                      Do    Wallasea Island
Elizabeth J. Clark   Niece     Do     15 F     Scholar                                                                 Do     Downham
Caroline E. B[     ]  Serv.     Unm   18 F     Cook            Domestic  Serv.                               Essex   East Tilbury
Ann Gower            
Serv.      Do    16 F     Housemaid        Do        Do                                    Do     Chadwell St. Mary’s

 

Richard Allerton married LAURA ELIZABETH KEYES in 1888.

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

Name:      Richard Allerton / Laura Elizabeth Keyes
Year:        1888
Quarter:   Jan-Feb-Mar  (1st Quarter)
District:    Rochford
County:    Essex
Volume:   4a      Page:  387

 

Laura Elizabeth was born ca. 1851 in Ashingdon, Essex.  She was a daughter of William and Mary Keyes.

 

In 1891, Richard and Laura Allerton were living at Kilyotah Park Road in Prittlewell, Essex.  Richard was a Commission Agent.

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

Kilyotah Park Rd

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

Richard Allerton    Head  M  52 M   Commission Agent                  Essex  Wallasea
Laura E     do       Wife   M  40 F                                                     do     Ashingdon
Richard C  do       Son    S    1 M                                                    do     Southend
Emily Wallis         Serv  S  19 F   Dom General Servant                  do     Rochford

 

In 1901, Richard and Laura Allerton were living at Laura’s parents place at 46 Park Road in Prittlewell, Essex.  Laura’s father, William Keyes, a retired Farmer, has since gone blind from Cataract.

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

46 Park Rd.

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

William Keyes           Head          m    77 M    Retired Farmer              Ashingdon      Essex   Blind from Cataract
Mary       do              Wife           m    73 F     Living on own means     Southchurch   Essex
Richard Allerton        S- in law      m   62 M                                 Wallasea         Essex
Laura E   do              Daur           m    50 F                                 Ashingdon       Essex
Richard  C   do          Grandson    s    11 M                                         South end       Essex
Elizabeth Oaks        [  -blank- ]  [-b-]   51 F    Sick Nurse                    City of London

 

In 1907, Richard 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:      Richard Allerton
Age:         68
Year:        1907
Quarter:   Apr-May-Jun  (2nd Quarter)
District:    Rochford
County:    Essex
Volume:   4a      Page: 317

 

In 1922, Laura E. Allerton died at the age of 70 years.

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

Name:      Laura E Allerton
Age:         70
Year:        1922
Quarter:   Jan-Feb-Mar  (1st Quarter)
District:    Romford
County:    Essex
Volume:   4a      Page: 842

 

 

 

CHILDREN OF RICHARD AND LAURA ELIZABETH (KEYES) ALLERTON

 

 

38.          RICHARD CHILVER R. ALLERTON  was born in 1890 in Southend, Essex.

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

Name:      Richard Chilver R Allerton
Year:        1890
Quarter:   Jan-Feb-Mar  (1st Quarter)
District:    Rochford
County:    Essex
Volume:   4a      Page:  493

 

In 1891, Richard C. Allerton, age 1, was living with his parents at Kilyotah Park Road in Prittlewell, Essex (see above under the parents for census details).

In 1901, Richard C. Allerton, age 11, was living with his parents at his grandparents place at 46 Park Road in Prittlewell, Essex (see above under the parents for census details).

 

 

Source:

1.    Parish registers for Canewdon, Essex, England.  Microfiche copy of the registers from the Essex Record Office, Essex, England.  Baptisms: 1838 Richard 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.     1851 Census of England, Essex, Kelvedon, District 3a, Image Nos. 31 & 33 & 37, Ancestry.com.  Public Record Office Reference H.O. 107 / 17[8]3, Original Page Nos. 31 & 33 & 37, No. of Householder’s Schedule 138.  Richard Allerton and Golden Allen in Kelvedon School.  February 14, 2009  Saturday 1:20 PM.

4.     1871 Census of England, London, St Martin in the Fields, Charing Cross, District 13, Image No. 15, Ancestry.com.  Public Record Office Reference R.G. 10 369, Original Page No. 15, Stamped Page No. 42, No. of Schedule 88 & 89, Richard Allerton in Bernard Thomas Household.  February 14, 2009  Saturday 1:58 PM.

5.     1881 Census of Essex, Grays Thurrock, District 12, Image Nos. 74 & 75, Ancestry.com.  Public Record Office Reference RG 11 / 1753., Original Page Nos. 74 & 75, Stamped Page No. 41, No. of Schedule 419, Richard Allerton in the household of Golden Allen.  February 12, 2009 Thursday 8:30 PM.

6.    Civil Registration Index, Marriage of Richard Allerton and Laura Elizabeth Keyes, 1st Quarter (Jan-Feb-Mar), Year 1888, District Rochford, County Essex, Volume 4a, Page 387.  Searched May 22, 2009 Friday 3:07 PM.

7.    Civil Registration Index, Birth of Richard Chilver R Allerton, 1st Quarter (Jan-Feb-Mar), Year 1890, District Rochford, County Essex, Volume 4a, Page 493.  Searched May 22, 2009 Friday 3:09 PM.

8.     1891 Census of Essex, Prittlewell, District 6, Image No. 35, Ancestry.com.  Public Record Office Reference RG 12 / 1391. Original Page No. 35, Stamped Page No. 131, No. of Schedule 188, Household of Richard Allerton.  May 22, 2009 Friday 2:52 PM.

9.     1901 Census of Essex, Prittlewell, District 13, Image No. 20, Ancestry.com.  Public Record Office Reference RG 13 / 1680. Original Page No. 20, No. of Schedule 142, Richard Allerton in the household of William Keyes.  May 22, 2009 Friday 2:58 PM.

10.     Civil Registration Index, Death of Richard Allerton, 2nd Quarter (Apr-May-Jun), Year 1907, age 68, District Rochford, County Essex, Volume 4a, Page 317.   Searched February 14, 2009 Saturday 9:26 PM.

11.     Civil Registration Index, Death of Laura E Allerton, 1st Quarter (Jan-Feb-Mar), Year 1922, age 70, District Romford, County Essex, Volume 4a, Page 842.   Searched May 22, 2009 Friday 3:13 PM.

 

 

Last updated May 25, 2009  Monday  8:39 PM

Researched and Compiled by William Wallworth

 

 


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