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United States 1860 Census | England & Wales 1861 Census


The eighth census of the United States, 1860

This census enumerated those who were residing in the USA on 1 June 1860.

State: Ohio. County: Licking. Place: City of Newark.

● Philip R Acherley [= Atcherley], 44, merchant, value of personal estate $3000, born England.
● Mrs Mary Acherley [= Atcherley], 44, value of real estate $4000, born England.
● Anna Acherley [= Atcherley], 21, born England.
● James Acherley [= Atcherley], 18, born England.
● Sarah Acherley [= Atcherley], 16, born England.
● Martha Huse, 21, servant, born Wales.
[Top] Page No: 11.


Census of England and Wales, 1861

Devon | Lancashire | Middlesex | Shropshire | Staffordshire | Surrey

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: Exeter St Leonard. Place / address: 2 Lower Mount Road Terrace
● Head: Caroline Atcherley, unmarried, 44, landed proprietor, born Newton Abbot
● Nephew: Rowland Atcherley, 13, landed proprietor, born Shaldon.
● [Unspecified (Nephew)]: Harry _ Atcherley, 11, scholar, born Shaldon.
● Visitor: Sarah Roberts, unmarried, 42, landed proprietor, born Old Cleeve, Somerset.
Plus 1 servant.
[Top] Piece 1388, folio 14, page 21


Lancashire

Parish: Ashton Under Lyne. Place / address: 111-113 Stamford Street
● Elizabeth Atcherley, unmarried, 15, dress maker, born Ellesmere, Shropshire.
● William Atcherley, unmarried, 18, linen draper’s assistant, born Manchester.
Plus numerous others (milliners, dress makers, linen draper’s assistants, servants.
[Top] Piece 2981, folio 3, page 6

Parish: Chorlton Upon Medlock. Place / address: 13 Plymouth Grove
● Head: Mary Cureton Atcherley, unmarried, 50, independent, born Shrewsbury, Shropshire.
● Niece: Mary Cureton Atcherley, unmarried, 32, independent, born Astley Abbots, Shropshire.
● Nephew: Edward Atcherley, 17, born Westbury, Shropshire.
Plus a domestic servant and a lodger.
[Top] Piece 2880, folio 119, page 2

Parish: Liverpool. Place / address: 22 St James Road
● Head: Jno. Atcherley, 56, physician LRCI London, born Bridgnorth, Shropshire.
● Wife: Mary Atcherley, 56, born Bridgnorth, Shropshire.
● Daughter: Eleanor Atcherley, 25, born Liverpool.
[Top] Piece 2687, folio 88, page 7

Parish: Manchester. Place / address: 49 Stanley Street
● Head: John Atcherley, 47, silk weaver, born Shropshire.
● Wife: Sarah Atcherley, 36, born Shropshire.
● Daughter: Fanny Atcherley, 10, scholar, born Manchester.
● Daughter: Lucy Atcherley, 8, scholar, born Manchester.
● Son: Barkley Atcherley, 6, scholar, born Manchester.
● Daughter: Jessey Atcherley, 1, infant, born Manchester.
● Visitor: Mary Atcherley, 12, born Shropshire.
Plus 1 servant and a nurse.
[Top] Piece 2949, folio 12, page 15

Parish: Manchester. Place / address: 7 St Thomas Place
● Head: Richard Atcherley, widower, 47, commercial traveller, born Shropshire.
● Daughter: Mary Ann Atcherley, 13, scholar, born Shropshire.
● Son: Richard Atcherley, 11, scholar, born Shropshire.
● Daughter: Jemima Atcherley, 10, scholar, born Shropshire.
Plus 1 servant (housekeeper).
[Top] Piece 2949, folio 16, page 24

Parish: Salford. Place / address: 7 White Cross Bank
● Head: Roger Atcherley, 30, grocer, born Bridgnorth, Shropshire.
● Wife: Mary A Atcherley, 28, born Birmingham, Warwickshire.
● Daughter: Marian Atcherley, 6 months, born Salford.
● Sister: Lucy Atcherley, 18, born Bridgnorth, Shropshire.
● Sister: Emma Atcherley, 17, born Bridgnorth, Shropshire.
Plus 5 servants (3 grocer’s assistants, 1 apprentice grocer, 1 general servant).
[Top] Piece 2920, folio 31, page 6


Middlesex (includes London)

Parish: Hammersmith. Place / address: 4 Trangvilla Terrace
● Head – Elizabeth H I Atcherley, widow, 45, gentlewoman pensioner, born Paris, with the army of occupation.
[Top] Piece 24, folio 17, page 36

Parish: Clerkenwell St James. Place / address: 53 St John Street, Finsbury
[No head]
● Apprentice: Samuel Atcherley, unmarried, 19, draper’s apprentice, born Ercall Magna, Shropshire.
Plus 3 more draper’s apprentices, 6 draper’s assistants, 2 draper’s porters and 2 general servants.
[Top] Piece 189, folio 11, page 16


Shropshire

Parish: Albrighton. Place / address: The Elms
● Head: John Yates, unmarried, 76, farmer of 125 acres.
● [Unspecified]: Priscilla Atcherly, 21, born Westbury.
Plus 3 servants (housekeeper, dairymaid and housemaid).
[Top] Piece 1852, folio 67A, page 6

Parish: Baschurch. Place / address: Stanwardine In The Fields
● Head: Mary Atcherley, widow, 68, formerly gamekeeper’s wife, born Baschurch.
● Son: Richard Atcherley, unmarried, 36, railway labourer, born Baschurch.
● Daughter: Margaret Atcherley, unmarried, 31, born Baschurch.
[Top] Piece 1885, folio 92, page 18

Parish: Baschurch. Place / address: Stanwardine In The Fields
● Head: Mary Hincks, married, 49, farmer of 112 acres, born Baschurch.
● Niece: Sarah Atcherley, 11, scholar, born Baschurch.
● Nephew: Roger Atcherley, 9, scholar, born Baschurch.
● Niece: Lucy Atcherley, 7, scholar, born Baschurch.
● Niece: Alice Atcherley, 5, scholar, born Baschurch.
● Dau/Visitor: Mary E Hincks, 19, born Liverpool, Lancashire.
Plus 3 servants (house servant, carter, cowman).
Notes: Mary Hincks was Mary Atcherley before marriage.
[Top] Piece 1885, folio 93, page 19

Parish: Berrington. Place / address: Berrington
● Head: Joseph M Dixon, unmarried, 65, farmer, born Uffington.
● Sister: Mary Atcherley, widow, 77, born Uffington.
● Niece: Jane Atcherley, unmarried, 40, housekeeper, born Stoke, Hampshire.
● Nephew: Richard Dixon, unmarried, 24, farmer’s assistant, born Woodcote, Shropshire.
Plus 6 servants (dairy maid, house servant, 2 carters, 2 plough boys).
[Top] Piece 1861, folio 88, page 23

Parish: Bridgnorth St Leonard. Place / address: 8 St Marys Street
● Head – James Atcherley, unmarried, 27, veterinary surgeon MRCVSL, born Bridgnorth.
● Mother: Emma Atcherley, widow, 50, born Bridgnorth.
● Sister: Eleanor Atcherley, 11, scholar, born Bridgnorth.
[Top] Piece 1849, folio 68, page 2

Parish: Ercall Magna. Place / address: Moortown
● Head: Robert Atcherley, married, 55, farmer of 214 acres, born Ercall Magna.
● Son: John Atcherley, 23, farmer’s son, born Ercall Magna.
● Daughter: Margaret Jemima Atcherley, 22, farmer’s daughter, born Ercall Magna.
● Daughter: Mary Ellen Atcherley, 20, farmer’s daughter, born Ercall Magna.
● Son: William Atcherley, 11, born Ercall Magna.
Plus Plus 6 servants (dairy maid, house maid, cowman, 2 carters, boy).
Notes: Robert’s wife Elizabeth was away visiting at this time, at High Offley, Staffordshire.
[Top] Piece 1896, folio 49, page 2

Parish: Kinnersley. Place / address: Sidney
● Head: Henry Atcherley, 37, agricultural labourer, born Hinstock.
● Wife: Mary Atcherley, 33, agricultural labourer’s wife, born Admaston.
● Daughter: Mary Atcherley, 11, scholar, born Eyton.
● Daughter: Sarah Atcherley, 8, scholar, born Eyton.
● Son: John Atcherley, 6, scholar, born Eyton.
● Son: Henry Atcherley, 4 months, born Sidney.
[Top] Piece 1896, folio 49, page 2

Parish: Montford. Place / address: Room over Coach House, Broomfields
● [Unspecified]: Thomas Atcherley, unmarried, 40, farm bailiff, born Baschurch.
[Top] Piece 1866, folio 28, page 1

Parish: Oswestry. Place / address: Beatrice Street
● Head: Robert Vaughan, 57, gardener, born Denbighshire.
● Wife: Mary V Vaughan, 58, born Denbighshire.
● Visitor: Thomas Atcherley, 1, born Oswestry.
Notes: Thomas’ mother Sarah, a widow by this time, was living at Selattyn.
[Top] Piece 1876, folio 126, page 12

Parish: Selattyn. Place / address: Pentreclawdd
● Head: Sarah Atcherley, widow, 21, farmer, born Oswestry.
● Servant: Anne Vaughan, 17, house servant, born Oswestry.
Notes: Sarah’s young son Thomas was living with Robert and Mary Vaughan at Oswestry at this time; servant Anne may well have been a daughter of Robert and Mary.
[Top] Piece 1876, folio 126, page 12

Parish: Shrewsbury St Chad. Place / address: Quarry Place
● Head: Mary Drury, widow, 43, proprietress of houses and land, born Shrewsbury.
● 2 daughters, aunt.
● Servant: Ann Atcherley, unmarried, 28, housemaid, born Baschurch.
Plus 1 other servant.
[Top] Piece 1873, folio 4, page 2

Parish: Shrewsbury St Chad. Place / address: College Hill
● Head: Anne Atcherley, unmarried, 61, fund holder, born Baschurch.
● Sister: Hannah Atcherley, unmarried, 59, fund holder, born Baschurch.
● Sister: Margt. Atcherley, unmarried, 44, landed proprietor, born Baschurch.
Plus 2 servants (housemaid, cook).
[Top] Piece 1873, folio 16, page 26

Parish: Upton Magna. Place / address: Downton Cottage
● Head: Thomas Chalenger, 33, cowman, born Ruyton.
● Wife, 2 daughters, 1 son.
● Visitor: Sarah Atcherley, unmarried, 46, formerly dairy maid, born Waters Upton.
[Top] Piece 1867, folio 44, page 2

Parish: Wellington. Place / address: Boarding School, Watling Street
● Head: Emma Weston, unmarried, 25, ladies boarding school, born Derrington.
● Governess: Mathilda Seren, unmarried, 22, governess French, born Paris, France.
● Governess: Emma Williams, unmarried, 20, governess, born Lawley.
● Pupil: Charlotte Atcherley, 10, scholar, born High Ercall.
Plus 16 other pupils aged 6 to 19, 1 visitor and 2 servants (cook, housemaid).
[Top] Piece 1898, folio 8, page 10

Parish: Whitchurch. Place / address: Alkington Lane
● Head: Martha Atcherley, widow, 86, retired victualler, born Shropshire.
● Son: James Atcherley, 53, retired victualler, born Whitchurch.
● Daughter-in-law: Hannah Atcherley, 52, born Shropshire.
● Granddaughter: Emma Bradshaw, 13, dressmaker apprentice, born Whitchurch.
[Top] Piece 1889, folio 107, page 18

Parish: Wrockwardine. Place / address: Wrockwardine
● Head: Thomas Atcherley, 42, shepherd, born Waters Upton.
● Wife: Jane Atcherley, 35, born Shrewsbury.
● Son: John Atcherley, 11, scholar, born Wellington.
● Son: Robert Atcherley, 9, scholar, born Wellington.
● Daughter: Sarah Atcherley, 7, scholar, born Wrockwardine.
● Daughter: Anna Atcherley, 5, scholar, born Wrockwardine.
● Daughter: Martha Atcherley, 3, born Wrockwardine.
● Daughter: Mary Atcherley, 1, born Wrockwardine.
● Mother-in-law: Sarah Hussey, widow, 63, born Wrockwardine.
● Servant: Elizabeth Atcherley, 12, born Eyton.
Notes: Servant Elizabeth Atcherley was the eldest daughter of Henry Atcherley, who was living at Sidney, Kinnersley at this time.
[Top] Piece 1899, folio 123, page 8


Staffordshire

Parish: Gnosall. Place / address: Bank Top House, Toll Gate
● Head: Sarah Wright, unmarried, 74, landed proprietor, born Bradley.
● Companion: Margaret B Atcherley, 27, born Westbury.
Plus 2 visitors and 2 servants (general servant, house servant).
[Top] Piece 1904, folio 18, page 8

Parish: High Offley. Place / address: High Offley
● Head: Gerald Walker, 56, retired farmer, born High Offley.
● Wife, daughter.
● Visitor: Elizabeth Atcherley, married, 50, farmer’s wife, born High Ercall, Shropshire.
[Top] Piece 1904, folio 101, page 12

Parish: Sheriff Hales. Place / address: Heath Hill
● Head: Robert Atcherley, 45, agricultural labourer, born Waters Upton.
● Wife: Emma Atcherley, 43, born Crudgington.
● Niece: Eliza Brown, 11, scholar, born Wrockwardine.
[Top] Piece 1873, folio 4, page 2

Parish: Wolverhampton. Place / address: 1 Darlington Street
● Head: William Oldacre, 40, hatter, born Bushbury.
● Wife, daughter.
● Servant: Mary Atcherley, 18, house servant, born Sedgley.
[Top] Piece 1990, folio 26, page 22

Parish: Wolverhampton. Place / address: Darlington Street
● Head: Thomas Atcherley, 56, grocer, born Shrewsbury, Shropshire.
● Wife: Mary Atcherley, 52, born Isle Park, Shropshire.
● Daughter: Eliza Atcherley, 30, born Isle Park, Shropshire.
● Son: John Atcherley, 19, hardware merchant’s clerk, born Hurst Farm, Shropshire.
● Son: Charles Atcherley, 14, born Hurst Farm, Shropshire.
● Son: Stephen Atcherley, 10, scholar, born Cruckfield, Shropshire.
Plus 1 domestic servant.
[Top] Piece 1990, folio 75, page 4

Parish: Wolverhampton. Place / address: Evans Street
● Head: Edward Atcherley, 45, tailor, born Baschurch, Shropshire.
● Wife: Martha Atcherley, 45, born Newport, Shropshire.
● Son: Edward R Atcherley, 21, forgeman, born Bilston.
● Son: John Atcherley, 16, forgeman, born Wednesbury.
● Daughter: Margret Atcherley, 14, scholar, born Wednesbury.
● Daughter: Jane Atcherley, 12, scholar, born Wednesbury.
● Daughter: Ann Atcherley, 5, scholar, born Wolverhampton.
Plus 1 lodger.
[Top] Piece 1990, folio 151, page 13


Surrey

Parish: Newington. Place / address: 59 Brandon Street
● Lodger: Sarah Atcherley, widow, 76, needlewoman, born Oakhill, Somerset.
Notes: Sarah, actually Sarah Perkins (former partner of Captain James Atcherley), was living in the home of the Wilson family but treated as a separate household.
[Top] Piece 337, folio 165, page 9

Parish: Newington. Place / address: 5 Frederick Street
● Head: Arabella Atchley, wife, 34, dress maker, born Walworth.
● Daughter: Arabella Atchley, 15, dress maker, born Walworth.
● Daughter: Ellen Atchley, 12, scholar, born Walworth.
● Daughter: Mary Atchley, 10, scholar, born Walworth.
Notes: Despite the spelling of the surname, this is presumed to be the spouse and children of William Henry Atcherley. He has not yet been traced on the 1861 census.
[Top] Piece 344, folio 108, page 22


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

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