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  • Name James Dowton  [3
    Born 1833  Cottered, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Christened 22 Sep 1833  Cottered, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Gender Male 
    Census 6 Jun 1841  Cottered, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    England 
    Residence 6 Jun 1841  Cottered, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Coats Green 
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Throcking, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Engand 
    Occupation 30 Mar 1851  Throcking, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Agricultural Labourer 
    Census 7 Apr 1861  Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    England 
    Occupation 7 Apr 1861  Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    General Labourer 
    Residence 7 Apr 1861  Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    St. Andrew Street 
    Census 2 Apr 1871  Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    England 
    Occupation 2 Apr 1871  Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Agricultural Labourer 
    Census 3 Apr 1881  Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    England 
    Occupation 3 Apr 1881  Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Agricultural Labourer 
    Census 5 Apr 1891  Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    England 
    Occupation 5 Apr 1891  Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Agricultural Labourer 
    Residence 5 Apr 1891  Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Ferguson Street 
    Census 31 Mar 1901  Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    England 
    Occupation 31 Mar 1901  Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Ordinary Agricultural Labourer 
    Residence 31 Mar 1901  Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    20 Wellington Street 
    Census 2 Apr 1911  Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    England 
    Occupation 2 Apr 1911  Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    (Cowman) Old Age Pensioner 
    Residence 2 Apr 1911  Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    39 Byde Street 
    Died 1915  Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 14
    • Q2 1915 Hertford vol 3a p939
    Registration Between 1 Apr 1915 and 30 Jun 1915  Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Death 
    • Volume 3a, Page 939
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    Father Josiah Dowton
              b. Abt 1796, Buckland, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Rhoda Conyard
              b. Abt 1801, Cottered, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 27 Dec 1829  Cottered, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    • Extracted from IGI Records 22/1/2010
      JOSIAH DOWTON
      Male
      Birth:
      Christening:
      Death:
      Burial:
      Spouse: RHODA CONYARD
      Marriage: 27 DEC 1829, Cottered, Hertford, England
    Family ID F15606  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Abigail Harris
              b. 6 May 1839, Brent Pelham, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1878, Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Married 25 Jul 1857  Throcking, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Q3 1861 Royston [3]
    Children 
     1. Matilda Dowton
              b. 1860, Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Sarah Ann Dowton
              b. 1862, Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Abigail Dowton
              b. 1865, Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Alfred James Dowton
              b. 1868, Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Eleazer George Dowton
              b. 1870, Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Charlotte Dowton
              b. 1873, Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Ellen Louisa Dowton
              b. 1876, Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 13 Jan 2010 
    Family ID F15341  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1833 - Cottered, Hertfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 22 Sep 1833 - Cottered, Hertfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 6 Jun 1841 - Cottered, Hertfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Coats Green - 6 Jun 1841 - Cottered, Hertfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Engand - 30 Mar 1851 - Throcking, Hertfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agricultural Labourer - 30 Mar 1851 - Throcking, Hertfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Jul 1857 - Throcking, Hertfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 7 Apr 1861 - Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - General Labourer - 7 Apr 1861 - Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - St. Andrew Street - 7 Apr 1861 - Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 2 Apr 1871 - Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agricultural Labourer - 2 Apr 1871 - Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 3 Apr 1881 - Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agricultural Labourer - 3 Apr 1881 - Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 5 Apr 1891 - Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agricultural Labourer - 5 Apr 1891 - Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Ferguson Street - 5 Apr 1891 - Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 31 Mar 1901 - Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Ordinary Agricultural Labourer - 31 Mar 1901 - Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 20 Wellington Street - 31 Mar 1901 - Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 2 Apr 1911 - Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - (Cowman) Old Age Pensioner - 2 Apr 1911 - Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 39 Byde Street - 2 Apr 1911 - Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1915 - Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Death - Between 1 Apr 1915 and 30 Jun 1915 - Hertford, Hertfordshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Census
    1841: England Census for Cottered, Hertfordshire
    1841: England Census for Cottered, Hertfordshire
    HO107 Piece 466/6 Folio 6 Page 6  

    Dwelling Coats Green 
    Location Cottered, Hertfordshire, England 
    Source HO107 Piece 466/6 Folio 6 Page 6 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    DOWTON Josiah 45 Agricultural Labourer Hertfordshire 
    DOWTON Rhoda 40  Hertfordshire 
    DOWTON William 10  Hertfordshire 
    DOWTON James  Hertfordshire 
    CONYARD Sarah 20  Hertfordshire 
    CONYARD Ellen 13  Hertfordshire 
    CONYARD Ann 60  Hertfordshire 
    1851: England Census for Throcking, Hertfordshire
    1851: England Census for Throcking, Hertfordshire
    HO107 Piece 1707 Folio 71 Page 26  

    Dwelling  
    Location Throcking, Hertfordshire, England 
    Source HO107 Piece 1707 Folio 71 Page 26 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    DOWTON Josiah Head 51 Agricultural Labourer Buckland, Hertfordshire 
    DOWTON Rhoda Wife 49  Cottered, Hertfordshire 
    DOWTON William Son 20 Agricultural Labourer Cottered, Hertfordshire 
    DOWTON James Son 17 Agricultural Labourer Cottered, Hertfordshire 
    1861: England Census for Hertford, Hertforshire
    1861: England Census for Hertford, Hertforshire
    RG9 Piece 824 Folio 36 Page 12  

    Dwelling St. Andrew Street 
    Location Hertford, Hertfordshire, England 
    Source RG9 Piece 824 Folio 36 Page 12 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    DOWTON James Head 27 General Labourer Cottered, Hertfordshire 
    DOWTON Matilda Daughter  11m  Hertford, Hertfordshire 
    DOWTON Abigail Wife 21  Pelham, Hertfordshire 
    WORBOY Caroline Visitor  22 General Servant Pelham, Hertfordshire 
    DOWTON Cornelius Lodger 55 General Labourer Cottered, Hertfordshire 
    WORBOY Charles Lodger 50 General Labourer Pelham, Hertfordshire 
    1871 England Census for Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire
    1871 England Census for Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire
    RG10 Piece 1373 Folio 121 Page 8  

    Dwelling  
    Location Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire, England 
    Source RG10 Piece 1373 Folio 121 Page 8 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    DOWTON James Head 27 Agricultural Labourer Cottered, Hertfordshire 
    DOWTON Abigail Wife 31  Pelham, Hertfordshire 
    DOWTON Matilda Daughter  10 Scholar Hertford, Hertfodshire 
    DOWTON Sarah A Daughter  Scholar Hertford, Hertfodshire 
    DOWTON Abigail Daughter  Scholar Hertford, Hertfodshire 
    DOWTON Alfred J Son   Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire 
    DOWTON Eleazer G Son  4w  Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire 
    1881 England Census for Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire
    1881 England Census for Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire
    RG11 Piece 1424 Folio 47 Page 7  

    Dwelling  
    Location Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire, England 
    Source RG11 Piece 1424 Folio 47 Page 7 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    DOWTON James Head 46 Agricultural Labourer Cottered, Hertfordshire 
    DOWTON Matilda Daughter 20 Housekeeper for her Father St. Andrews, Hertfordshire 
    DOWTON Sarah Daughter 18 Servant out of place St. Andrews, Hertfordshire 
    DOWTON Alfred Son  13 Scholar Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire 
    DOWTON George Son  10 Scholar Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire 
    DOWTON Charlotte Daughter  Scholar Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire 
    DOWTON Ellen Daughter  Scholar Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire 
    1891 England Census for Hertford, Hertfordshire
    1891 England Census for Hertford, Hertfordshire
    RG12 Piece 1110 Folio 67 Page 21  

    Dwelling Ferguson Street 
    Location Hertford, Hertfordshire, England 
    Source RG12 Piece 1110 Folio 67 Page 21 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    DOWTON James Head 55 Agricultural Labourer Cottered, Hertfordshire 
    DOWTON Matilda Daughter 30  Hertford, Hertfordshire 
    DOWTON Alfred Son 23 Agricultural Labourer Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire 
    DOWTON Ellen Daughter  14  Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire 
    DOWTON Williams Grandson  Scholar Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire 
    1911 England Census for Hertford, Hertfordshire
    1911 England Census for Hertford, Hertfordshire
    RG14 07 6 26 07626 0799 03  

    Dwelling 39 Byde Street 
    Location Hertford, Hertfordshire, England 
    Source RG14PN7626 RG78PN374 RD137 SD2 ED6 SN400 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Sex Age Marriage Completed Born Alive Dead Occupation Status Home Birthplace 
    WEBB Samuel Head 40     Carman Brewer's Worker  Datchworth, Hertfordshire 
    WEBB Abigail Wife 45 13    Hertford, Hertfordshire 
    WEBB Lilian Daughter 12      School   Hertford, Hertfordshire 
    DOWTON James Boarder 77     (Cowman) Old Age Pensioner   Cottered, Hertfordshire 
    1901 England Census for Hertford, Hertfordshire
    1901 England Census for Hertford, Hertfordshire
    RG13 Piece 1305 Folio 63 Page 50  

    Dwelling 20 Wellington Street 
    Location Hertford, Hertfordshire, England 
    Source RG13 Piece 1305 Folio 63 Page 50 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Status Home Birthplace 
    WEBB Samuel Head 31 Horse Keeper (Groom) Worker  Datchworth, Hertfordshire 
    WEBB Abigail Wife 36    Hertford, Hertfordshire 
    WEBB Lilian Daughter     Hertford, Hertfordshire 
    DOWTON James Father-in-law 66 Ordinary Agricultural Labourer   Cottered, Hertfordshire 
    DOWTON Alfred J Brother-in-law 33 Coachman   Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire 

  • Notes 
    • From the 1841 England Census (HO107 Piece 466/6 Folio 6 Page 6) James, 7, was with his parents Josiah, 45, Agricultural Labourer, and Rhoda, 40, at Coats Green, Cottered, Hertfordshire, England. With him was his brother William, 10. Also present were (Rhoda's sister?) Sarah Conyard, 20, (Rhoda's sister?) Ellen Conyard, 13, and Rhoda's mother, Ann Conyard, 60. Everyone was reportedly born in Hertfordshire.

      From the 1851 England Census (HO107 Piece 1707 Folio 71 Page 26) James, 17, Agricultural Labourer born Cottered, Hertfordshire, was with his parents Josiah, 51, Agricultural Labourer from Buckland, Hertfordshire, and Rhoda, 49, from Cottered, Hertforshire, at Throcking, Hertfordshire, England. With him was his brother William, 20, Agricultural Labourer born Cottered, Hertfordshire.

      From the 1861 England Census (RG9 Piece 824 Folio 36 Page 12) James, 27, General Labourer from Cottered, Hertfordshire, was with his wife Abigail, 21, from Pelham, Hertfordshire, and daughter Matilda, 11 months, born Hertford, Hertfordshire, at St. Andrew Street, Hertford, Hertfordshire, England. Visiting the family was Caroline Worboy, 22, General Servant from Pelham, Hertfordshire. Lodging with the family were Cornelius Dowton, widower, 55, General Labourer from Cottered, Hertfordshire, and Charles Worboy, widower, 50, General Labourer from Pelham, Hertfordshire.

      From the 1871 England Census (RG10 Piece 1373 Folio 121 Page 8) James, 37, Agricultural Labourer from Cottered, Hertfordshire, was with his wife Abigail, 31, from Pelham, Hertfordshire, in Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire, England. With them were their children Matilda, 10, Scholar born Hertford, Hertfordshire, Sarah A., 8, Scholar born Hertford, Hertfordshire, Abigail, 6, Scholar born Hertford, Hertfordshire, Alfred J., 3, born Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire, and Eleazer G., 4 weeks, born Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire.

      From the 1881 England Census (RG11 Piece 1424 Folio 47 Page 7) James, widower, 46, Farm Labourer from Cottered, Hertfordshire, was in Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire, England. With him were his children Matilda, 20, (Housekeeper for her Father) born St. Andrews, Hertfordshire, Sarah, 18, Servant out of place born St. Andrews, Hertfordshire, Alfred, 13, Scholar born Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire, George, 10, Scholar born Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire, Charlotte, 7, Scholar born Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire, and Ellen, 4, Scholar born Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire.

      From the 1891 England Census (RG12 Piece 1110 Folio 67 Page 21) James, widower, 55, Agricultural Labourer from Hertford, Hertfordshire, was at Ferguson Street, Cottered, Hertfordshire, England. With him were his children Matilda, 30, born Hertford, Hertfordshire, Alfred, 23, Agricultural Labourer born Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire, and Ellen, 14, born Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire, and grandson William, 9, Scholar born Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire.

      From the 1901 England Census (RG13 Piece 1305 Folio 63 Page 50) James, widower, 66, Ordinary Agricultural Labourer born Cottered, Hertfordshire, was with his son-in-law Samuel Webb, 31, Horse Keeper (Groom) from Datchworth, Hertfordshire, and daughter Abigail, 36, from Hertford, Hertfordshire, at 20 Wellington Street, Hertford, Hertfordshire, England. With him were his granddaughter Lilian, 2, born Hertford, Hertfordshire, and son Alfred J. Dowton, 33, Coachman born Hertingfordbury, Hertfordshire.

      From the 1911 England Census (RG14PN7626 RG78PN374 RD137 SD2 ED6 SN400) James (Abigail's father), widower, 77, (Cowman) Old Age Pensioner from Cottered, Hertfordshire, was boarding with Samuel Webb, 40, Carman Brewer from Datchworth, Hertfordshire, his wife Abigail, 45, from Hertford, Hetfordshire, and daughter Lilian, 12, School born Hertford, Hertfordshire, at 39 Byde Street, Hertford, Hertfordshire, England.

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      James DOWTON, Age 81

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