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William George Selman

William George Selman

Male Abt 1823 - 1897  (~ 74 years)

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  • Name William George Selman  [1, 2
    Born Abt 1823  Bilston, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5
    Christened 21 Sep 1823  St Leonard, Bilston, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    • Recorded as William George Salmon
    Gender Male 
    Alt. Birth Abt 1824  Bilston, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Alt. Birth Abt 1825  Bilston, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 1841  Oldbury Lane, West Bromwich, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Occupation Abt 1841  West Bromwich, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Puddler 
    Residence Abt 1846  Bordesley, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Census 1851  Grout Street, West Bromwich, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation Abt 1851  West Bromwich, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Forgeman 
    Census 1861  High Elsecar, Hoyland Nether, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation Abt 1861  Hoyland Nether, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Forge hammerman 
    Census 1871  High Elsecar, Hoyland Nether, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Census 1881  Milton, Hoyland Nether, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation Abt 1881  Milton, Hoyland Nether, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Hammer man 
    Census 1891  18 George Street, Hoyland Nether, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • He had no occupation stated.
    Name William George Salmon  [7
    Name William George Silman  [10
    Name William Salmon  [9
    Died 9 Sep 1897  South Yorkshire Asylum, Wadsley, Ecclesfield, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 11
    Cause: Pneumonia 
    Person ID I898  Main Tree
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 

    Father William Selman,   b. Abt 1787, Bringewood Forge, Leintwardine, Herefordshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1865, Oldbury Lane, West Bromwich, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sarah Shepherd,   b. Abt 1796,   d. 20 May 1854, Greets Green, West Bromwich, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 13 Sep 1818  St Peter, Wolverhampton, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Family ID F256  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Maria Billingsley,   b. Abt 1828, Tipton, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1898, 51 George Street, Hoyland, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married 11 Jul 1846  St Peter & St Paul's Church, Aston, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 13
    • 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

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1823 - Bilston, Staffordshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAlt. Birth - Abt 1824 - Bilston, Staffordshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAlt. Birth - Abt 1825 - Bilston, Staffordshire Link to Google Earth
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  • 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. [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


    3. [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


    4. [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


    5. [S120] Certified Copy of an Entry of Death, General Register Office.
      Registration District: Wortley; 1897 Death in the Sub-district of Ecclesfield in the County of York West Riding; No.304; When and where died: Ninth September 1897, South Yorkshire Asylum, Wadsley, Ecclesfield R.D.; Name and surname: William George Selman; Sex: Male; Age: 74 years; Occupation: Shingler of Barnsley; Cause of Death: Pneumonia P.M., Certified by W.T. Kay M.D.; Signature, description and residence of informant: Henry Selman, Son, In attendance, 72 Rawmarsh Hill, Parkgate, Rotherham; When registered: Eleventh September 1897; Signature of registrar: John Potts, Registrar

    6. [S195] International Genealogical Index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, (www.familysearch.org;), as William George Salmon (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S207] FreeREG, FreeREG, (www.freereg.org.uk;), baptism of William George, son of William & Sarah Salmon, Bradley Bilston, Forgeman, 21 Sep 1823, Bilston St Leonards, Register Number 31126 (Reliability: 3).

    8. [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


    9. [S101] 1841 Census Returns of England and Wales, Home Office, (6 June 1841;), HO 107/978/9 f.42 p.15 (Reliability: 3).
      Oldbury Lane, West Bromwich
      Will Salmon, 50, Pudler, N
      Sarah, 40, N
      Hannah, 20, Y
      William, 15, Pudler, Y
      Jane, 12, Y
      George, 10, Y


    10. [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

    11. [S205] FreeBMD, (www.freebmd.org.uk;), death of William George Selman, aged 74, in the September quarter 1897, Wortley 9c 194 (Reliability: 3).

    12. [S207] FreeREG, FreeREG, (www.freereg.org.uk;), Staffordshire, Wolverhampton, St Peters 13 Sep 1818, William SOLOMON, Bachelor, & Sarah SHEPHERD, Spinster Witnesses: George SHEPHERD, Elizabeth DAVIS Banns File Number: 4065 (Reliability: 2).

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