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William Howe

William Howe

Male Abt 1820 - 1900  (~ 80 years)

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  • Name William Howe  [1, 2
    Alt. Birth Abt 1818  Balsham, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Born Abt 1820  Balsham, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Christened 24 Dec 1820  Balsham, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender Male 
    Census 1861  High Street, Balsham, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Census 1871  Balsham, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • He was named William Hobbs but the family composition proves the connection to William Howe.
    Census 1881  High Street, Balsham, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1891  High Street, Balsham, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Name William Hobbs  [4, 5, 6
    Occupation Balsham, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 6
    Agricultural labourer 
    Died 1900  Balsham Sub-Registration District, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Buried 21 Apr 1900  Balsham, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Person ID I1881  Main Tree
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 

    Father William Howe,   c. 30 Sep 1798, Balsham, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Alice Hobbs 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 17 Mar 1821  Balsham, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Family ID F433  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ann Casbolt,   b. Abt 1823,   bur. 18 Dec 1850, Balsham, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years) 
    Married 7 Dec 1845  Balsham, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F1115  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Hannah Potter,   b. Abt 1827, Horseheath, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1907, Linton Registration District, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Married 1852  Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Children 
    +1. Amelia Hannah Howe,   b. Abt 1855, Balsham, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    +2. Elizabeth Howe,   b. Abt 1856, Balsham, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Albert William Howe,   b. Abt 1857, Balsham, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. Charles Howe,   b. Abt 1860, Balsham, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     5. Joseph Potter Howe,   b. Abt 1862, Balsham, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     6. George Howe,   b. Abt 1865, Balsham, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    +7. Martha Ellen Howe,   b. 1867, Balsham, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 21 Jan 1943, Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F435  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • William's birth preceded his mother's marriage by a few months, but I have assumed that he was the child of that union as in later life he regularly used the surname Howe rather than his birth name of Hobbs.

  • Sources 
    1. [S42] Births, Marriages and Deaths - Cambridgeshire Index Project, Cambridgeshire County Council, (http://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/sub/register/cambsindex.htm;), marriage of William Howe and Hannah Potter (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S106] 1881 British Census and National Index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, (1999 (CD-ROM), 2002 (Website - www.familysearch.org);), RG 11/1673 f.8 p.10 (Reliability: 3).
      High Street, Balsham
      William HOWE, Head, M, Male, 60, Balsham, Cambridge, England, Ag Laborer
      Hannah HOWE, Wife, M, Female, 53, Balsham, Cambridge, England
      Joseph Potter HOWE, Son, U, Male, 18, Balsham, Cambridge, England, Blacksmith
      George HOWE, Son, Male, 15, Balsham, Cambridge, England, Laborer
      Harry MANNOCK, Grandson, Male, 5, London City, London, Middlesex, England, Scholar


    3. [S107] 1891 Census Returns of England and Wales, General Register Office, (5 April 1891;), RG 12/1291 f.7 p.7 (Reliability: 3).
      High Street, Balsham, Cambridgeshire (3 rooms)
      William Howe, Head, Married, 72, Ag Laborer, Balsham Cambs
      Hannah Howe, Wife, Married, 64, Horseheath Cambs
      Laura Howe, Grand Dau, 13, Linton Cambs
      Sarah Howe, Grand Dau, 8, Scholar, Linton Cambs


    4. [S103] 1861 Census Returns of England and Wales, General Register Office, (7 April 1861;), RG 9., RG 9/1030 f.7 p.3 (Reliability: 3).
      High Street, Balsham
      William Hobbs, Head, Mar, 40, Agricul Lar, Cambs Balsham
      Hannah Hobbs, Wife, Mar, 33, Cambs Horseheath
      Emelia Hobbs, Daur, Un, 6, Scholar, Cambs Balsham
      Elizabeth Hobbs, Daur, 5, Scholar, Cambs Balsham
      Albert Hobbs, Son, 3, Scholar, Cambs Balsham
      Charles Hobbs, Son, 11 months, Cambs Balsham


    5. [S277] Information from Pam Cooper, 31 May 2004, citing transcript of Balsham parish register for baptism of William Hobbs, son of Alicia, spinster (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S104] 1871 Census Returns of England and Wales, General Register Office, (2 April 1871;), RG 10/1593 f.9 p.10 (Reliability: 3).
      High Street[?], Balsham
      William Hobbs, Head, Mar, 50, Ag Lab, Balsham Cambs
      Hannah Hobbs, Wife, Mar, 44, Horseheath Cambs
      Albert W Hobbs, Son, 13, Ag Lab, Balsham Cambs
      Charles E Hobbs, Son, 10, Ag Lab, Balsham Cambs
      Joseph P Hobbs, Son, 8, Scholar, Balsham Cambs
      George Hobbs, Son, 6, Scholar, Balsham Cambs
      Martha E Hobbs, Daur, 3, Scholar, Balsham Cambs


    7. [S42] Births, Marriages and Deaths - Cambridgeshire Index Project, Cambridgeshire County Council, (http://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/sub/register/cambsindex.htm;), death registration of William Howe, 1900, 81, Cambridge 331/BAL/9/12 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S47] Balsham, Cambridgeshire - Transcript of Parish Register (1558-1950), (Cambridgeshire Family History Society, CD-ROM CD/PR/044 (2008);), CA/R16., burial of William Howe otp 81 under Burial Act of 1880, 21 Apr 1900 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S277] Information from Pam Cooper, 31 May 2004, citing transcript of Balsham parish register for marriage of William Howe (x) bachelor and Alice Hobbs (x) spinster botp, witnessed by James Brown and Sarah Hobbs (x) (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S277] Information from Pam Cooper, 31 May 2004, citing transcript of Balsham parish register for marriage of William Hobbs (x) bachelor labourer (father's name blank) and Ann Casbolt (x) spinster, daughter of John, bricklayer, witnessed by Richard Speed (x) and Elizabeth Daniels (x) (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S42] Births, Marriages and Deaths - Cambridgeshire Index Project, Cambridgeshire County Council, (http://www.cambridgeshire.gov.uk/sub/register/cambsindex.htm;), marriage of William Howe or Hobbs and Hannah Potter, 1852, Cambridge 331/LINT/01/52/2 (Reliability: 3).