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The seventh census of the United States, 1850

This census enumerated those who were residing in the USA on 1 June 1860. This was the first US census which collected information about every member of every household, and the first to record people’s birthplaces. Censuses before 1850 recorded only the name of the head of the household along with the number other household members in various age / gender categories.

State: New York. County: Oneida. Place: Rome.
● Philop Atcherty [= Philip Atcherley], 33, M, brick maker, value of real estate owned $400, place of birth England.
● Mary Atcherty, 35, F, place of birth England.
● Anne Atcherty, 12, F, place of birth England.
● Mary Atcherty, 10, F, place of birth England.
● James Atcherty, 9, M, place of birth England.
● Sarah Atcherty, 7, F, place of birth England.
[Top] Page: 60 (verso). [View at FamilySearch]


Census of England and Wales, 1851

Devon | Kent | Lancashire | Oxfordshire | Shropshire | Somerset | Staffordshire | Surrey | Sussex

The information recorded for each person in this census included where they lived, their name, marital status, age, sex, occupation or means of support, and the place where they were born. The head of the family was identified (where applicable), and the relationship to that person of everyone else in the household was indicated.

In the partial transcripts below: details of people other than members of the Atcherley family may be abridged; names and ages are given as written; marital status is not usually given for husbands and wives in the same household, for unmarried children living with their parents, or for persons aged under 20 who are not married; occupations may be amended for spelling and consistency; spellings of place names are corrected where possible; counties of birth are omitted if the person was living in the county of their birth at the time of the census; and words, letters or numbers (i.e. ages) which could not be transcribed are replaced with underscores: ___.


Devon

Parish: Highweek. Place / address: Mile End Cottage.
● Head: Caroline Atcherley, unmarried, 34, born Newton Abbott.
● Mother: Eliza Atcherley, 64, born Teignmouth.
● Sister: Charlotte Atcherley, unmarried, 30, born Newton Abbott.
● Nephew: Rowland Atcherley, 3, born Shaldon.
[Top] Piece 1871, folio 627, page 21


Kent

Parish: Woolwich. Place / address: Star Inn, Wellington Street
● Proprietor: Gregory Brown, unmarried, 30, publican, born London, Middlesex.
● Visitor: John Atcherly, unmarried, 43, born Shrewsbury [Shropshire].
Plus 5 other visitors and 5 servants (4 house servants and a waiter).
[Top] Piece 1589, folio 226, page 53


Lancashire

Parish: Liverpool. Place / address: 80 Russell Street
● Head: Richard Hinks, 37, book keeper railway, born Westbury, Shropshire.
● Wife: Mary Hinks, 41, born Baschurch, Shropshire.
● Daughter: Mary E Hinks, 8, scholar, born Liverpool.
● Mother [= Mother-in-law]: Mary Etcherley [= Atcherley], widow, 70, born Baschurch, Shropshire.
Plus a house servant and a lodger.
[Top] Piece 2182, folio 137, page 7

Parish: Manchester. Place / address: 23 Stanley Street
● Head: John Atcherley, 37, draper’s assistant, born Baschurch, Shropshire.
● Wife: Sarah Atcherley, 26, born Ellesmere, Shropshire.
● Daughter: Fanny Atcherley, 4 months, born Manchester.
Plus 1 general servant.
[Top] Piece 2229, folio 7, page 7


Oxfordshire

Parish: Oxford St Mary the Virgin and All Saints. Place / address: Oriel College
● William Atcherly, unmarried, 20, commoner, born London.
Plus tutors, many other commoners, etc.
[Top] Piece 1728, folio 102, page 55


Shropshire

Parish: Atcham. Place / address: Atcham
● Head: Edwin Cotterell, unmarried, __, farmer of 209 acres, born Ercall.
● Sister: Mary Cotterell, unmarried, 36, house keeper, born Ercall.
● Servant: Sarah Atcherley, 35, general servant, born Waters Upton.
Plus 4 other servants (1 general servant, 3 agricultural labourers).
Notes: Edwin’s age crossed through and difficult to read.
[Top] Piece 1991, folio 369, page 6

Parish: Baschurch. Place / address: Stanwardine In The Fields
● Head: Tho. Atcherley, 39, farmer of 100 acres, born Baschurch.
● Wife: Jane Atcherley, 31, born Baschurch.
● Daughter: Mary Jane Atcherley, 2, born Baschurch.
● Daughter: Sarah Atcherley, 1, born Baschurch.
Plus 5 servants.
[Top] Piece 1994, folio 495, page 13

Parish: Baschurch. Place / address: Stanwardine In The Fields
● Head: Mary Atcherley, widow, 5_, cottage, born Baschurch.
● Son: Tho. Atcherley, unmarried, 31, labourer, born Ruyton.
● Son: John Atcherley, unmarried, 29, labourer, born Ruyton.
● Daughter: Margt. Atcherley, unmarried, 20, ___, born Baschurch.
● Visitor: John Skellorn, 11, scholar, born ___, Shropshire.
[Top] Piece 1994, folio 496, page 14

Parish: Berrington. Place / address: Upper Betton
● Head: Joseph Dixon, unmarried, __, farmer of 290 acres, born Haughton.
● Sister: Mary Atcherley, widow, 61, born Haughton.
● Niece: Jane Atcherley, unmarried, 40, born Stoke [= Alverstoke, Hampshire].
Plus 5 servants.
[Top] Piece 1990, folio 125, page 31

Parish: Bridgnorth St Leonard. Place / address: Swan Inn, High Street
● Head: James R Atcherley, 58, veterinary surgeon, born Llanfaire, Montgomeryshire.
● Wife: Emma Atcherley, 41, born Wolverhampton, Staffordshire.
● Son: James Atcherley, 17, veterinary surgeon’s apprentice, born Bridgnorth.
● Daughter: Mary Atcherley, 15, born Bridgnorth.
● Daughter: Isabel Atcherley, 10, born Bridgnorth.
● Daughter: Lucy Atcherley, 8, born Bridgnorth.
● Daughter: Emma Atcherley, 7, born Bridgnorth.
● Son: John Atcherley, 5, born Bridgnorth.
● Daughter: Eleanor Atcherley, 1, born Bridgnorth.
[Top] Piece 1986, folio 250, page 21

Parish: Kinnerley. Place / address: Dovaston
● Head: Anna Maria Atcherley, widow, 85, pauper, b. Oswestry.
● Daughter: Jane Jones, widow, 45, house servant, b. Dovaston.
● Grandson: Joseph Evans, 19, farm labourer, b. Kinnerley.
● Granddaughter: Elizabeth Evans, 17, servant, b. Dovaston.
[Top] Piece 1993, folio 104, page 20

Parish: Ellesmere. Place / address: Watergate Street
● Head: Mary Fallow, widow, 60, landed proprietor, born Hadley.
● Servant: Anne Atcherly, unmarried, 20, household servant, born Baschurch.
Plus 1 visitor and 1 other servant household servant.
[Top] Piece 1994, folio 209, page 19

Parish: Ellesmere. Place / address: Cross Street
● Head: Richard Atcherley, 34, draper & mercer, born Weston [= Weston Lullingfields].
● Wife: Eliza Atcherley, 34, draper & mercer, born Ellesmere.
● Daughter: Elizabeth Atcherley, 5, born Ellesmere.
● Daughter: Mary Atcherley, 3, born Ellesmere.
● Son: Richard Atcherley, 1, born Ellesmere.
● Daughter: Jemima Atcherley, 1 month, born Ellesmere.
Plus a draper’s assistant, 2 draper’s apprentices and 2 house servants.
[Top] Piece 1994, folio 225, page 51

Parish: Ercall Magna. Place / address: Moortown
● Head: Robert Atcherley, 48, farmer of 210 acres, born Ercall Magna.
● Wife: Elizabeth Atcherley, 40, born Waters Upton.
● Son: John Atcherley, 13, scholar, born Ercall Magna.
● Daughter: Mary Atcherley, 10, at home, born Ercall Magna.
● Son: Samuel Atcherley, 9, scholar, born Ercall Magna.
● Son: William Atcherley, 1, born Ercall Magna.
● Daughter: Charlotte Atcherley, 2 months, born Ercall Magna.
Plus 7 servants (dairy maid, house servant, nurse, cow man, 2 waggoners, wagonner’s boy).
[Top] Piece 1997, folio 69, page 12

Parish: Ercall Magna. Place / address: Tern
● Head: Thomas Juckes, 64, farmer of 650 acres, born Ercall Magna.
● Wife, children.
● Servant: Eliza Atcherley, 26, house servant, born Hurst, Shropshire, England.
Plus 2 visitors and another 8 servants (3 house servants, dairy maid, groom, waggoner, errand boy, waggoner’s boy).
[Top] Piece 1997, folio 71, page 16

Parish: Ford. Place / address: Cruckfield House
● Head: Thomas C Atcherley, 46, retired farmer of 9 acres, born Shrewsbury.
● Wife: Mary Atcherley, 44, born Isle Park.
● Daughter: Anne Atcherley, 21, born Astley Abbots.
● Daughter: Margaret Atcherley, 17, born Hurst.
● Son: Thomas Atcherley, 14, born Shrewsbury.
● Daughter: Priscilla Atcherley, 11, born Hurst.
● Son: John Atcherley, 8, born Hurst.
● Son: Edward Atcherley, 7, born Hurst.
● Son: Charles Atcherley, 4, born Hurst.
● Son: Stephen Atcherley, 2 months, born Ford.
[Top] Piece 1991, folio 116, page 18

Parish: Pontesbury. Place / address: Plealey Villa
● Head: Mary Cross, widow, 53, farmer 80 acres, born Newton, Shropshire.
● Dau: Mary Anne Cross, unmarried, 24, born Holy Bank, Shropshire.
● Son: James Cross, unmarried, 25, born Holy Bank, Shropshire.
● Son: Lisben Cross, 9, born Holy Bank, Shropshire.
● Visitor: Mory Burton Asterley [= Mary Cureton Atcherley], unmarried, 43, annuitant, born Mardol, Shropshire.
● Niece: Mary Burton Asterley [= Mary Cureton Atcherley], unmarried, 23, annuitant, born Astley Abbots, Shropshire.
Plus four servants (dairy maid, house maid, 2 agricultural labourers).
[Top] Piece 1990, folio 269, page 13

Parish: Ruyton on the XI Towns. Place / address: Ruyton
● Head: David Harris, 45, independent Minister of Ruyton Chapel.
● Wife: Mary Harris, 55, governess.
● Pupil: William Atcherley, 9, born Manchester.
Plus 15 other pupils (all pupils noted as boarders and lodgers), a visitor, and a general servant.
[Top] Piece 1993, folio 37, page 27

Parish: Shrewsbury Holy Cross and St Giles. Place / address: Whitehall Street
● Head: John Pocock, 27, bricklayer.
● Wife: Elizabeth Pocock, 37.
● Lodger: Richard Atcherley, unmarried, 28, labourer, born Baschurch.
Plus 2 other lodgers.
[Top] Piece 1992, folio 16, page 25

Parish: Shrewsbury St Chad. Place / address: College Hill
● Head: Anne Atcherley, unmarried, 51, landed proprietress, born Baschurch.
● Sister: Hannah Atcherley, unmarried, 49, landed proprietress, born Baschurch.
● Sister: Margt. Atcherley, unmarried, 33, landed proprietress, born Baschurch.
Plus 1 servant.
[Top] Piece 1992, folio 477, page 28

Parish: Wellington. Place / address: Wellington Street
● Head: John Whitfield, 48, grocer, born Hodnet.
● Wife, children.
● Apprentice: William Atcherley, 16, born Westbury, Shropshire.
Plus a grocer’s assistant, another apprentice and 4 servants (1 warehouse porter, 3 house servants).
[Top] Piece 1997, folio 276, page 4

Parish: Whitchurch. Place / address: Swan Inn, Watergate Street
● Head: George Bradshaw, 53, innkeeper & watchmaker, born Whitchurch.
● Wife: Elizabeth Bradshaw, 47, born Whitchurch.
● Daughter: Maria Bradshaw, 28, assistant in house, born Whitchurch.
● Son: George Bradshaw, 11, scholar, born Whitchurch.
● Daughter: Cisly Bradshaw, 8, scholar, born Whitchurch.
● Daughter: Emma Bradshaw, 3, scholar, born Whitchurch.
● Mother-in-law: Martha Atcherley, widow, 76, proprietor of house, born St Martins.
Plus 1 house servant.
[Top] Piece 1995, folio 490, page 1

Parish: Whitchurch. Place / address: Alkington Road
● Head: James Atcherley, 43, collector of taxes, born Whitchurch.
● Wife: Hannah Atcherley, 42, born Whixall.
[Top] Piece 1995, folio 548, page 20


Somerset

Parish: Bathwick. Place / address: 104 New Sydney Place
● Head: Andrew Du Molin, 70, Lieutenant Army half pay, born London, Middlesex.
● Wife: Eliza De Molin, 68, born London, Middlesex.
● Daughter: Josephine Du Molin, 32, born Bath, Somerset.
● Daughter: Ann Atcherley, widow, 36, born Bristol, Gloucestershire.
● Granddaughter: Anne Atcherley, 4, born Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales.
Plus 3 house servants.
[Top] Piece 1940, folio 420, page 19

Parish: Walcot. Place / address: 28 New King Street
● Head: Elizabeth H Atcherley, widow, 35, born France (British subject).
● Son: Henry M Atcherley, 15, scholar at home, born Canterbury, Kent.
[Top] Piece 1943 folio 183 page 13


Staffordshire

Parish: Sheriff Hales. Place / address: Little Hales
● Head: Robert Atcherley, 35, labourer, born Waters Upton, Shropshire.
● Wife: Emma Atcherley, 36, born Waters Upton, Shropshire.
[Top] Piece 1987, folio 203, page 4

Parish: Wolverhampton. Place / address: Turners Court, Stafford Street
● Head: Edward Atcherley, 37, tailor journeyman, born Baschurch, Shropshire.
● Wife: Martha Atcherley, 35, born Newport, Shropshire.
● Son: Edward Atcherley, 11, born Bilston.
● Daughter: Mary Atcherley, 8, born Sedgley.
● Son: John Atcherley, 6, born Wednesbury.
● Daughter: Margaret Atcherley, 4, born Wednesbury.
● Daughter: Jane Atcherley, 2, born Wednesbury.
● Son: William Atcherley, 3 months, born Wednesbury.
[Top] Piece 2019, folio 140, page 24


Surrey

Parish: Newington. Place / address: 16 Brandon Street
● Head: Sarah Atcherley [= Sarah Perkins], widow, 66, born Ashwick, Somerset.
● Son: Henry [= William Henry] Atcherley, unmarried, 28, engine fitter, born Walworth, Surrey.
[Top] Piece 1568, folio 390, page 17

Parish: Newington. Place / address: London Street
● Head: Arabella Atcherley, married, 25, dress maker, born Newington.
● Daughter: Arabella Atcherley, 5, born Newington.
● Daughter: Ellen Atcherley, 3, born Newington.
[Top] Piece 1567, folio 340, page 53


Sussex

Parish: Hastings St Mary Magdalen. Place / address: 12 Undercliff
● Head: Ann Margaret Atcherley, widow, 63, widow of Serjeant at Law, born Davenham, Cheshire.
● Son: David Francis Atcherley, 32, Justice of the Peace Shropshire, born Bloomsbury, Middlesex.
● Daughter: Jane Margaret Atcherley, 31, born Bloomsbury, Middlesex.
● Daughter: Emma Atcherley, 30, born Bloomsbury, Middlesex.
● Daughter: Elizabeth Hope Atcherley, 28, born Bloomsbury, Middlesex.
● Daughter: Lucy Catherine Atcherley, 27, born Davenham, Cheshire.
Plus 4 house servants.
[Top] Piece 1635, folio 529, page 60


The Iowa State Census, 1856

The Iowa census of 1856 was conducted from 3 March to 7 July of that year.

State: Iowa. County: Scott. Place: Davenport.

● Pillip Acherly [= Philip Atcherley], 38, M, married, resident in state 0 years, born England, clerk.
● Mary Acherly, 35, F, married, resident in state 0 years, born England.
● Anna Acherly, 18, F, resident in state 0 years, born England.
● Mary Acherly, 16, F, resident in state 0 years, born England.
● James Acherly, 14, M, resident in state 0 years, born England.
● Sarah Acherly, 12, F, resident in state 0 years, born England.
● D Lane, 43, married, resident in state 13 years, born Maine, professor.
[Top] Census schedule of Davenport township. Page 638.


Originally compiled 29 Jan 2011. Last updated 11 May 2013. Data extracted from images of original census schedules.

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