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The ninth census of the United States, 1870

This census enumerated those who were residing in the USA on 1 June 1870.

State: Ohio. County: Licking. Place: Newark Ward 3.
● Philip Atcherly, 57, retired merchant, born England, father and mother of foreign birth.
● Mary Atcherly, 59, keeping house, value of real estate $19000, value of personal estate $300, born England, father and mother of foreign birth.
● Annie Atcherly, 31, at home, born England, father and mother of foreign birth.
● James R Atcherly, 28, attorney, value of real estate $9000, born England, father and mother of foreign birth.
● Benjamin Atcherly, 4, born Ohio, father of foreign birth.
[Top] Page No. 36. [View at FamilySearch]

State: Rhode Island. County: Providence. Place: Providence Ward 1.

● John Atcherly, 26, forgeman in iron foundry, value of personal estate $50, born England.
● Lucilla [=Drusilla] Atcherly, 21, keeping house, born England.
● Edward V Atcherly, 1, born Rhode Island.
● William Gibbons, 29, tinsmith, born England.
● Mary Gibbons, 28, born England.
Note: Mary and William Gibbons were John’s sister and brother-in-law.
[Top] Page No. 279. [View at FamilySearch]


Census of Canada, 1871

Province: Ontario. District: Brockville. Sub-district: Elizabethtown.

● Francil A [= Francis T] Atcherly, 42, born England, religion C of England, origin English, D A G [= Deputy Adjutant General], widowed.
● Francis Atchrley [= Atcherley], 6, born Ontario, religion C of England, origin English.
● Richard T Atchrley, 4, born Ontario, religion C of England, origin English.
● Grace E Atchrley, 1, born Ontario, religion C of England, origin English.
● L William Atchrley, 1 month, born March in Ontario, religion C of England, origin English.
Plus a nurse and a servant.
[Top] District 68. Sub-district d. Division 01. Pages 106-7. [View at Library & Archives Canada: Francis / Children]

Province: Ontario. District: Brockville. Sub-district: Elizabethtown.

Schedule No. 2. – Nominal Return of the Deaths within last twelve months.
Arabella Atcherly, 30, religion Church of England, born U [= Upper Canada], married, died March.
[Top] District 68. Sub-district d. Division 01. Page 2. [View at Library & Archives Canada]


Census of England and Wales, 1871

Cheshire | Devon | Essex | Flintshire | Kent | Lancashire | Middlesex | Shropshire | Staffordshire | Surrey | Warwickshire | Wiltshire | Yorkshire

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: ___.


Cheshire

Parish: Frodsham. Place / address: Church Street
● Head: John Guest Williams, 52, draper & haberdasher, born Chester, Cheshire.
● Wife, children, niece.
● Assistant: Lucy Atcherley, unmarried, 17, assistant, born Stanwardine, Shropshire.
Plus a draper’s apprentice, 3 other (draper’s) assistants and 2 servants.
[Top] Piece 3693, folio 77, page 21


Devon

Parish: Exeter St Sidwell. Place / address: 3 Wilton Place
● Head: Sarah A Brown, widow, 57, widow of a surgeon.
● Stepson, daughter.
● Lodger: Caroline Atcherley, 54, income from property, born Newton Abbot.
Plus 2 other lodgers and a general servant.
[Top] Piece 2052, folio 57, page 54


Essex

Parish: Theydon Bois. Place / address: Armbresbury Cottage
● Head: Rowland J Atcherley, 23, consulting chemist, born Shaldon, Devon.
● Wife: Ada E Atcherley, 23, born Holborn, Middlesex.
● Son: Rowland H Atcherley, 5 months, born Theydon, Essex.
Plus 1 servant.
[Top] Piece 1639, folio 105, page 20


Flintshire

Parish: Rhyl. Place / address: East Parade
● Head: Emma A Atcherley, unmarried, 38, independent, born London.
● Sister: Elizth Hope Atcherley, unmarried, 36, born London.
● Sister: Ann Ell Atcherley, unmarried, 34, born London.
Plus 3 servants (housekeeper, ladies maid, under housekeeper).
[Top] Piece 5668, folio 50, page 17


Kent

Parish: Canterbury. Place / address: 6 Vernon Place
● Head: Elizabeth Atcherly, widow, 55, Lieut. Marines pension, born France.
[Top] Piece 969, folio 62, page 15


Lancashire

Parish: Cheetham. Place / address: 21 Clarence Street
● Head: Selena Ewin, married, 64.
● Lodger: Mina Atcherley, unmarried, 20, bookkeeper, born Ellesmere, Shropshire.
[Top] Piece 4062, folio 92, page 32

Parish: Cheetham. Place / address: 231 York Street
● Head: John Atcherley, 57, silk mercer, born Baschurch, Shropshire.
● Wife: Sarah Atcherley, 46, born Ellesmere, Shropshire.
● Daughter: Lucy Atcherley, 18, born Manchester.
● Daughter: Jessie Atcherley, 11, born Manchester.
● Son: John Atcherley, 5, born Manchester.
Plus 2 domestic servants.
[Top] Piece 4063, folio 39, page 3

Parish: Chorlton. Place / address: 3 Norton Place
● Head: Mary C Atcherley, unmarried, 60, born Shrewsbury, Shropshire.
● Niece: Mary C Atcherley, unmarried, 42, private teacher, born Bridgnorth, Shropshire.
Plus a domestic servant and a lodger.
[Top] Piece 3973, folio 119, page 8

Parish: Eccles. Place / address: Wheatlands, Victoria Crescent, Barton upon Irwell
● Head: Roger Atcherley, 40, grocer, born Bridgnorth, Shropshire.
● Wife: Mary Ann Atcherley, 38, born Birmingham [Warwickshire].
● Dau: Marian Atcherley, 10, born Salford.
● Son: Walter Atcherley, 9, born Salford.
● Dau: Ethel Atcherley, 7, born Eccles.
● Son: Roger Atcherley, 5, born Eccles.
● Dau: Kate Atcherley, 3, scholar, born Eccles.
● Cousin: Eliza Usher, unmarried, 20, seamstress, born Birmingham [Warwickshire].
Plus a domestic servant.
[Top] Piece 3969, folio 20, page 34

Parish: Liverpool. Place / address: Lord Street
● Shopman: William Atcherley, 21, drapers shopman, born [Newton ?], Shropshire.
Plus many other draper’s shopmen, shopwomen and apprentices, a clerk, and servants including a cook, housemaids, domestic servants and a porter.
Notes: Image difficult to read.
[Top] Piece 3774, folio 80, page 4

Parish: Toxteth Park. Place / address: 32 Windsor Street
● Head: John Atcherley, widower, 67, physician, born Bridgnorth, Shropshire.
● Daughter: Elizabeth [= Eleanor] Atcherley, 31, born Liverpool.
Plus 1 servant.
[Top] Piece 3794, folio 34, page 8

Parish: Walton on the Hill. Place / address: Highfield Road
● Head: Samuel Atcherley, 29, clerk linen merchant, born High Ercall, Shropshire.
● Wife: Ellen Atcherley, 26, born High Ercall, Shropshire.
● Son: Robert Atcherley, 3, born Liverpool.
● Daughter: Eleanor Atcherley, 9 months, born Liverpool.
Plus 2 servants (nurse and general servant).
[Top] Piece 3831, folio 77, page 55

Parish: Warrington. Place / address: Drapers Shop, Bridge Street
● Boarder: Roger Atcherley, 19, draper’s assistant, born Shropshire.
Plus 6 other draper’s assistants, 2 draper’s apprentices, a dressmaker, a milliner saleswoman, a mantle maker, a domestic servant and 1 other (occupation illegible).
Notes: No head of household, boarders only.
[Top] Piece 3905, folio 62, page 55


Middlesex (includes London)

Parish: Ealing. Place / address: Colville House, Castle Bar Road
● Head: Catherine Hartland, widow, 83, peeress, born Davenham, Cheshire.
● Visitor: Lucy C Atcherley, unmarried, 35, born Cheshire.
Plus 5 servants (housekeeper, cook, 2 housemaids, man servant).
[Top] Piece 1317, folio 60, page 21

Parish: Paddington. Place / address: 11 St Marys Square
● Head: Jane Nicholls, widow, 64, annuitant.
● Daughter: May A Nicholls, unmarried, 26.
● Boarder: John R Atcherley, unmarried, 28, railway clerk, born Westbury, Shropshire.
Plus another boarder and a lodger.
[Top] Piece 10, folio 53, page 11

Parish: Islington. Place / address: 5 Church Street
● Lodger: Harry O Atcherley, 21, living on interest of money, born Teignmouth, Devon.
● Lodger wife: Emma E Atcherley, 20, living on interest of money, born Camberwell, Surrey.
Notes: Living as a separate household in the home of the Green family. Harry and Emma did not actually marry until 1878.
[Top] Piece 290, folio 6, page 6

Parish: St Marylebone. Place / address: 1 – 6 Marylebone Lane
[No head.]
● Shopman: Wm Baugh Atcherley, single, 28, shopman, born Manchester, Lancashire.
Plus 59 linen draper’s assistants, 4 linen draper’s apprentices, 3 other shopmen, 2 clerks.
[Top] Piece 156, folio 40, page 6


Shropshire

Parish: Baschurch: Stanwardine
● Head: Richard Atcherley, unmarried, 45, railway labourer, born Baschurch.
● Sister: Ann Atcherley, unmarried, 39, born Baschurch.
[Top] Piece 2791, folio 43, page 17

Parish: Berrington. Place / address: Betton
● Head: Richard Dixon, 36, farmer 300 acres, born Woodcott.
● Wife: Elizabeth Dixon, 32, born Camberwell, Surrey.
● Daughter: Elizabeth Dixon, 11 months, born Betton.
● Uncle: Joseph Dixon, unmarried, 74, retired farmer, born Horton.
● Cousin: Jane Atcherley, unmarried, 56, born Gosport, Stoke, Hampshire.
Plus 6 servants (cowman, 2 waggoners, nurse maid, house maid, general servant).
[Top] Piece 2760, folio 31, page 12

Parish: Cherrington. Place / address: Cherrington
● Head: John G H Lander, 47, farmer of 517 acres, born Bishops Offley, Staffordshire.
● Wife, grandson.
● Servant: Mary Atcherley, 20, domestic servant, born Eyton.
Plus 3 more domestic servants.
[Top] Piece 2811, folio 139, page 17

Parish: Edgmond. Place / address: Edgmond
● Head: George Paddock, 45, miller, born Edgmond.
● Wife, 2 children.
● Servant: Sarah Atchley [= Atcherley], 18, housemaid, born Wellington.
Plus a visitor and 2 more servants (cook, groom).
[Top] Piece 2811, folio 124, page 9

Parish: Ellesmere. Place / address: 41 Church Street
● Head: Anne R Jebb, unmarried, 39, schoolmistress, born Hordley.
● Sister: Martha Jebb, unmarried, 37, schoolmistress, born Hordley.
● Sister: Fanny Jebb, unmarried, 34, schoolmistress, born Hordley.
● Pupil: Rose Atcherley, 9, scholar, born Manchester, Lancashire.
● Pupil: Lily Atcherley, 8, scholar, born Manchester, Lancashire.
Plus a German governess, a house maid, a cook and 16 other female pupils, aged from 7 to 17.
[Top] Piece 2788, folio 7, page 8

Parish: Ercall Magna. Place / address: Moortown (farmhouse)
● Head: John Atcherley, unmarried, 33, farming 216 acres, born High Ercall.
● Sister: Margrett J Atcherley, unmarried, 32, house keeper, born High Ercall.
Plus 2 servants (dairy maid, house maid).
[Top] Piece 2805, folio 49, page 1

Parish: Ercall Magna. Place / address: Osbaston (farm house)
● Head: John Brookes, 32, farmer of 300 acres, born High Ercall.
● Wife: Charlotte E Brookes, 20, farmer’s wife, born High Ercall.
● Daughter: Gertrude E Brookes, 1, born High Ercall.
● Daughter: Agnes S Brookes, 5 months, born High Ercall.
● Mother-in-law: Elizabeth Atcherley, widow, 60, farmer, visitor, born High Ercall.
Plus 5 servants (general servant, dairy maid, nurse, 2 indoor farm servants.
[Top] Piece 2805, folio 51, page 6

Parish: Marchamley. Place / address: Stables, Hawkstone Hall
[No head.]
● Servant: Robert Acherley, single, 19, groom, born Wrockwardine, Shropshire.
Plus 8 other servants (1 studgroom, 7 grooms).
[Top] Piece 2802, folio 33, page 2

Parish: Kinnersley. Place / address: Sidney (cottage)
● Head: Henry Atcherley, 48, agricultural labourer, born Hinstock.
● Wife: Mary Atcherley, 42, born Admaston.
● Son: Henry Atcherley, 10, scholar, born Kinnersley.
● Son: Samuel Atcherley, 8, scholar, born Kinnersley.
● Daughter: Emma Atcherley, 5, born Kinnersley.
● Daughter: Fanny Atcherley, 2, born Kinnersley.
[Top] Piece 2805, folio 24, page 4

Parish: Kinnersley. Place / address: Kinnersley
● Head: George H Hooper, 34, farmer of 300 acres, born Kinnersley.
● Wife: Emma Hooper.
● Servant: Sarah Atcherley, unmarried, 56, dairy maid, born Waters Upton.
Plus a visitor and 2 other servants (cow man, farm servant indoor).
[Top] Piece 2805, folio 23, page 5

Parish: Little Ness. Place / address: Milford House
● Head: Thomas C Atcherley, 66, farmer of 16 acres, born Shrewsbury.
● Wife: Mary Atcherley, 61, born Montford.
● Son: Stephen Atcherley, 20, born Cruckfield.
Plus a general servant.
[Top] Piece 2791, folio 4, page 2

Parish: Middle. Place / address: Marton Hall
[No head.]
● Wife: Caroline Atcherley, married, 37, born Stockbury, Kent.
● Daughter: Rosamond Atcherley, 1, born Middle.
Plus 8 servants (lady’s maid, coachman, footman, nurse, cook, 2 housemaids, kitchen maid).
[Top] Piece 2790, folio 10, page 13

Parish: Montford. Place / address: Broomfields Farm
● Head: Thomas Atcherley, 52, farm bailiff, born Baschurch.
Notes: Living as a separate household in the home of the Middleton family.
[Top] Piece 2766, folio 22, page 2

Parish: Shrewsbury St Alkmond. Place / address: 26 & 27 High Street
● Head: Walter J Scott, 27, draper.
● Wife, daughter.
● Assistant: Alice Atcherley, 15, draper’s apprentice, born Stanwardine.
Plus 3 more draper’s apprentices, 6 draper’s assistants, 3 domestic servants and a draper’s porter.
[Top] Piece 2774, folio 7, page 7

Parish: Shrewsbury St Chad. Place / address: College Hill
● Head: Anne Atcherley, unmarried, 71, annuitant, born Baschurch.
● Sister: Hannah Atcherley, unmarried, 69, born Baschurch.
● Sister: Margaret Atcherley, unmarried, 53, born Baschurch.
Plus 2 servants.
[Top] Piece 2776, folio 7, page 6

Parish: Stoke upon Tern. Place / address: Eaton upon Tern
● Head: John Heatley, 52, farmer of 333 acres, born Stoke-upon-Tern.
● Wife, daughter.
● Servant: Sarah Atcherley, unmarried, 17, nurse, born Wrockwardine.
Plus 2 other servants (cook, housemaid).
[Top] Piece 2803, folio 26, page 3

Parish: Whitchurch. Place / address: 19 High Gate
● Head: William Green, 71, labourer.
● Wife: Mary Green, 53.
● Boarder: James Atcherley, widower, 63, cabinet maker (retired), born Whitchurch.
[Top] Piece 2797, folio 22, page 5

Parish: Wrockwardine. Place / address: Wrockwardine
● Head: John Clayton, 66, farmer 270 acres.
● Wife, 3 children, nephew.
● Servant: Annie Atcherley, 14, general servant domestic, born Wrockwardine.
Plus 5 other servants (dairy maid, house maid, 3 farm servants).
[Top] Piece 2808, folio 121, page 10

Parish: Wrockwardine. Place / address: Wrockwardine Bank
● Head: John Davis, widower, 59, farmer of 190 acres.
● Sister: Catherine Morgan, widow, 67.
● Servant: John Hatcherly [= Atcherley], 15, farm servant indoor, born Kinnersley.
Plus 3 more servants (house helper, general domestic servant, farm servant indoor).
[Top] Piece 2808, folio 120, page 7

Parish: Wrockwardine. Place / address: Tiddicross
● Head: Jane Atcherly, widow, 45, laundress, born Shrewsbury.
● Daughter: Martha, 12, scholar, born Wrockwardine.
● Daughter: Mary, 11, scholar, born Wrockwardine.
● Son: Thomas, 9, scholar, born Wrockwardine.
● Son: Samuel, 6, scholar, born Wrockwardine.
● Mother: Sarah Huzzey [= Hussey], widow, 75, born Wrockwardine.
[Top] Piece 2808, folio 123, page 14


Staffordshire

Parish: Sheriff Hales. Place / address: Heath Hill
● Head: Robert Atcherley, 56, labourer, born Waters Upton.
● Wife: Emma Atcherley, 58, born [see notes] Shropshire.
● Niece: Eliza Brown, unmarried, 20, born [see notes].
Notes: Birth places for Emma and Eliza written in such a way as to make it unclear which place applies to which person. Emma could be Waters Upton or Wrockwardine Wood, Eliza possibly Wrockwardine Wood.
[Top] Piece 2747, folio 42, page 22

Parish: Wolverhampton. Place / address: 7 Evans Street
● Head: Edward Atcherley, 56, tailor’s assistant, born Baschurch, Shropshire.
● Wife: Martha Atcherley, 55, born ___, Shropshire.
● Daughter: Margaret Atcherley, 24, dress maker, born Wednesbury.
● Daughter: Anne B Atcherley, 15, pupil teacher, born Wolverhampton.
[Top] Piece 2935, folio 111, page 6


Surrey

Parish: St George the Martyr, Southwark. Place / address: 71 Darwin Street
● Head: Henry Atcherley, married, 45, engineer in foundry, born Walworth.
● Wife: Angelina Atcherley, married, 44, born Walworth.
● Son: William Atcherley, 20, warehouseman, born Walworth.
● Son: Henry Atcherley, 12, foundry boy, born Walworth.
[Top] Piece 601, folio 67, page 12


Warwickshire

Parish: Birmingham St Peter. Place / address: 85 Stafford Street
● Head: James Profitt, unmarried, 47, grocer, born Aldridge.
● House keeper: Eliza Atcherley, unmarried, 39, housekeeper, born Shrewsbury [Shropshire].
Plus 2 grocer’s assistants.
[Top] Piece 3115, folio 47, page 31

Parish: Coleshill. Place / address: South Fields
● Head: Thomas _ Walker, 62, farmer.
● Wife, son, daughter.
● Visitor: Margaret B Atcherley, unmarried, 37, born Shropshire.
Plus 2 servants (dairymaid, housemaid).
[Top] Piece 3162, folio 33, page 2


Wiltshire

Parish: New Swindon. Place / address: 11 Taunton Street
● Head: Edward Atcherley, 31, grinder, born Bilston, Staffordshire.
● Wife: Elizabeth Atcherley, 25, born Lydiard, Wiltshire.
● Son: Edward Atcherley, 3, born Swindon.
● Son: George Atcherley, 5 months, born Swindon.
[Top] Piece 1882, folio 31, page 55


Yorkshire

Parish: Scarborough. Place / address: 8-11 St Nicholas Street
● Head: James Dippie, 39, draper’s manager.
● Wife: Harriet Dippie, 39, draper’s assistant.
● Assistant: Richard Atcherley, unmarried, 22, draper’s assistant, born Ellesmere, Shropshire.
Plus 26 other assistants / servants (draper’s assistants, draper’s apprentices, milliners, dressmakers, porters, a housekeeper, general domestic servants and a groom).
[Top] Piece 4817, folio 139, page 16

Parish: Sheffield. Place / address: 44 & 46 South Street Moor, Ecclesall Bierlow
● Head: John Roberts, 30, draper.
● Wife, son.
● Servant: Mary J Atcherley, 22, drapers assistant, born Stanwardine, Shropshire.
Plus 2 more drapers assistants and 2 general domestic servants.
[Top] Piece 4668, folio 22, page 37


Originally compiled 29 Jan 2011. Last updated 12 May 2013. Data extracted from images of original census schedules.

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