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Maria Billingsley

Maria Billingsley

Female Abt 1828 - 1898  (~ 70 years)

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  • Name Maria Billingsley  [1
    Born Abt 1828  Tipton, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6
    Christened 23 Nov 1828  Tipton, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Gender Female 
    Alt. Birth Abt 1829  Tipton, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1841  Gospel Oak, Tipton, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Residence Abt 1846  Bordesley, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Census 1851  Grout Street, West Bromwich, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 1861  High Elsecar, Hoyland Nether, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1871  High Elsecar, Hoyland Nether, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1881  Milton, Hoyland Nether, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Census 1891  18 George Street, Hoyland Nether, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Name Maria Billingsly  [9
    Died 20 Dec 1898  51 George Street, Hoyland, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 10
    Cause: Cancer of the face and exhaustion (12 months) 
    Person ID I676  Main Tree
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 

    Father Richard Billingsley,   b. Abt 1781,   bur. 9 Apr 1837, St Bartholomew, Wednesbury, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ann Doleman,   b. Abt 1784, Wednesbury, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. 18 Apr 1875, St Mark, Tipton, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 91 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 30 Apr 1804  All Saints, West Bromwich, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Family ID F193  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William George Selman,   b. Abt 1823, Bilston, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Sep 1897, South Yorkshire Asylum, Wadsley, Ecclesfield, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Married 11 Jul 1846  St Peter & St Paul's Church, Aston, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 12
    • Aston Parish Church is no longer standing. Aston Villa Football Ground was constructed on the site.
    Children 
    +1. Ann Selman,   b. Abt 1846, West Bromwich, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1926, Barnsley Registration District, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years)  [natural]
    +2. Sarah Selman,   b. 4 Aug 1849, West Bromwich, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1933, Rotherham Registration District, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)  [natural]
     3. John Selman,   b. Abt 1853, West Bromwich Registration District, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1854, Grout St, Greets Green, West Bromwich, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)  [natural]
    +4. William Selman,   b. Abt 1854, West Bromwich, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1923, Wortley Registration District, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years)  [natural]
    +5. Joseph Selman,   b. Abt 1856, West Bromwich, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1923, Wakefield Registration District, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years)  [natural]
     6. Mary Selman,   b. Abt 1859, Milton, Hoyland Nether, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    +7. Henry Selman,   b. 1861, Milton, Hoyland Nether, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1938, Rother Valley Registration District, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)  [natural]
     8. John Selman,   b. 1864, Hoyland Nether, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     9. Maria Selman,   b. Abt 1865, Hoyland Nether, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1873, Barnsley Registration District, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 8 years)  [natural]
     10. Thomas Selman,   b. 1867, Hoyland Nether, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    +11. George Selman,   b. 5 Dec 1869, Milton, Hoyland Nether, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1938, 41 Chapeltown Road, High Green, Wortley, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)  [natural]
    +12. James Selman,   b. 1871, Hoyland Nether, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F175  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S103] 1861 Census Returns of England and Wales, General Register Office, (7 April 1861;), RG 9., RG 9/3451 f.103 pp.41-42 (Reliability: 3).
      High Elsecar, Hoyland Nether
      William Selman, Head, Mar, 35, Forgehammerman, Staffordshire Bilston
      Maria Selman, Wife, Mar, 31, Staffordshire Tipton
      Ann Selman, Daur, Un, 13, Scholar, Staffordshire Westbromwich
      Sarah Selman, Daur, 11, Scholar, Staffordshire Westbromwich
      William Selman, Son, 6, Scholar, Staffordshire Westbromwich
      Joseph Selman, Son, 4, Scholar, Staffordshire Westbromwich
      Mary Selman, Daur, 2, Yorkshire Hoyland (Milton)
      Henry Selman, Son, 1mo, Yorkshire Hoyland (Milton)


    2. [S104] 1871 Census Returns of England and Wales, General Register Office, (2 April 1871;), RG 10/4650 f.122 p.47 (Reliability: 3).
      High Elsecar
      William Selman, Head, Mar, 46, Iron Worker, Stafford Bilston
      Maria Selman, Wife, Mar, 42, Stafford Tipton
      Sarah Selman, Daur, Unm, 21, Stafford Westbromwich
      William Selman, Son, 16, Labourer, Stafford Westbromwich
      Joseph Selman, Son, 14, Labourer, Stafford Westbromwich
      Mary Selman, Daur, 12, Scholar, Yorks Hoyland
      Henry Selman, Son, 10, Scholar, Yorks Hoyland
      John Selman, Son, 6, Scholar, Yorks Hoyland
      Maria Selman, Daur, 5, Scholar, Yorks Hoyland
      Thomas Selman, Son, 3, Yorks Hoyland
      George Selman, Son, 1, Yorks Hoyland


    3. [S102] 1851 Census Returns of England and Wales, Home Office, (30 March 1851;), HO 107/2025 f.495 p.36 (Reliability: 3).
      Grout Street, Parish: West Bromwich, Ecclesiastical District: Christ Church
      William Latten [as recorded by enumerator], Head of Family, Marr'd, 27, Forgeman, Staffor Bilston
      Maria Latten, Wife, Marr'd, 23, Staffor Tipton
      Ann Latten, Daughter, Unmar'd, 3, Staffor Tipton
      Sarah Latten, Daughter, Unmar'd, 1, Staffor Tipton


    4. [S107] 1891 Census Returns of England and Wales, General Register Office, (5 April 1891;), RG 12/3780 f.129 p.29 (Reliability: 3).
      No 18 George St, Hoyland Nether, York WR (4 rooms)
      William Selman, Head, M, 67, Staffordshire
      Maria Selman, Wife, M, 62, Staffordshire
      Mary Selman, Daughter, S, 32, Dressmaker, Neither Employer nor Employed, Yorkshire
      George Selman, Son, S, 21, Blacksmith, Employed, Yorkshire


    5. [S105] 1881 Census Returns of England and Wales, General Register Office, (3 April 1881;), RG 11., RG 11/4608 f.123 p.43 (Reliability: 3).
      Milton, Hoyland Nether
      William Selman, Head, mar, 57, Hammer Man (Iron), Staff Bilston
      Maria Selman, Wife, mar, 53, Staff Tipton
      Joseph Selman, son, unm, 24, Hammer Man (Iron), Staff W Bromwich
      Mary Selman, daur, unm, 22, at home, Yorks Hoyland
      Henry Selman, son, unm, 20, Ironworks Laborer, Yorks Hoyland
      John Selman, son, 16, Ironworks Laborer, Yorks Hoyland
      Thomas Selman, son, 13, Scholar, Yorks Hoyland
      George Selman, son, 10, Scholar, Yorks Hoyland
      James Selman, son, 9, Scholar, Yorks Hoyland


    6. [S120] Certified Copy of an Entry of Death, General Register Office.
      Registration District: Barnsley; 1898 Death in the Sub-district of Darfield in the County of York; No.213; When and where died: Twentieth December 1898, 51 George Street, Hoyland U.D.; Name and surname: Maria Selman; Sex: Female; Age: 70 years; Occupation: Widow of William George Selman, Hammerman at Ironworks; Cause of Death: Cancer of Face 12 months, Exhaustion 12 months, Certified by William Ritchie M.D.; Signature, description and residence of informant: Thomas Selman, Son, Present at the Death, 51 George Street, Hoyland; When registered: Twenty third December 1898; Signature of registrar: John Bushby, Registrar

    7. [S195] International Genealogical Index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, (www.familysearch.org;), baptism of Maria Billingsley, daughter of Richard Billingsley and Ann, 23 Nov 1828, Tipton, Staffordshire (extracted from registers) (Reliability: 2).

    8. [S101] 1841 Census Returns of England and Wales, Home Office, (6 June 1841;), HO 107/982/8 (Reliability: 3).
      Gospel Oak, Tipton
      Ann Billingsley, 55, Ind, Y
      Mary Billingsley, 20, Ind, Y
      Maria Billingsley, 11, Y
      /
      John Billingsley, 20, Forgeman, Y
      Harriet Billingsley, 20, Y
      Ann Billingsley, 6mo, Y
      John Horton, 12, Labourer, Y


    9. [S334] Marriage Certificate.
      1846. Marriage solemnized at St Peter & St Pauls Church in the Parish of Aston in the County of Warwick. No.206; July 11th; William George Silman, full age, Bachelor, Labourer, Bordesley, father: William Silman, Labourer; & Maria Billingsly, minor, Spinster, Bordesley, father: Richard Billingsly, Forge Man. Married in the Parish Church of Aston according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Established Church, after Banns by me, Thomas Farebrother Curate. This Marriage was solemnized between us, William George Silman, Maria Billingsly her x mark, in the Presence of us, John Green, Elizabeth Savage (or Lovage?) her x mark

    10. [S205] FreeBMD, (www.freebmd.org.uk;), death of Maria Selman, aged 70, in the December quarter 1898, Barnsley 9c 159 (Reliability: 3).

    11. [S195] International Genealogical Index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, (www.familysearch.org;).

    12. [S113] Civil Registration Marriage Indexes, General Register Office, (1837-;), September Quarter 1846, Aston XXI 250 (Reliability: 3).