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William Selman

William Selman

Male Abt 1854 - 1923  (~ 69 years)

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  • Name William Selman  [1, 2
    Born Abt 1854  West Bromwich, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Christened 24 Dec 1854  Christ Church, West Bromwich, Staffordshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender Male 
    Census 1861  High Elsecar, Hoyland Nether, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1871  High Elsecar, Hoyland Nether, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation Abt 1871  Hoyland Nether, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Labourer 
    Census 1881  Hoyland Nether, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation Abt 1881  Hoyland Nether, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Shingler in ironworks 
    Census 1901  98 Bawtry Road, Attercliffe cum Darnall, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation Abt 1901  Attercliffe cum Darnall, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Steel furnaceman 
    Died 1923  Wortley Registration District, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I627  Main Tree
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 

    Father 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) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother 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) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 11 Jul 1846  St Peter & St Paul's Church, Aston, Warwickshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    • Aston Parish Church is no longer standing. Aston Villa Football Ground was constructed on the site.
    Family ID F175  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eliza Burgan,   b. Abt 1854, Hoyland, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 1878  Barnsley Registration District, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
     1. Annie Selman,   b. 1878, Hoyland, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     2. Maud Selman,   b. 1880, Hoyland, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     3. Charlotte Selman,   b. Abt 1883, Hoyland Nether, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1898, Sheffield Registration District, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 15 years)  [natural]
    +4. William Warren Selman,   b. 1890, Darnall, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1918, Sheffield Registration District, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)  [natural]
     5. Walter Burgan Selman,   b. 1894, Darnall, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     6. Horace Duke Selman,   b. Abt 1896, Darnall, Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F412  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [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


    2. [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)


    3. [S108] 1901 Census Returns of England and Wales, General Register Office, (31 March 1901;), RG 13., RG 13/4385 f.146 p.20 (Reliability: 3).
      98 Bawtry Road, Attercliffe cum Darnall, Yorkshire
      William Selman, Head, M, 46, Steel Furnaceman, Westbomich [sic] Staffs
      Eliza Selman, Wife, M, 46, Hoyland Yorks
      William W Selman, Son, S, 10, Darnall Yorks
      Walter B Selman, Son, S, 6, Darnall Yorks
      Horace D Selman, Son, S, 5, Darnall Yorks
      Jennie Nolan, Boarder, S, 36, Head Teacher Pub Elem Sch, Ireland


    4. [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 11/4608 f.19 p.31 (Reliability: 3).
      Hoyland, Hoyland Nether
      William SELMAN, Head, M, Male, 26, West Bromwich, Stafford, England, Shingler In Ironworks
      Eliza SELMAN, Wife, M, Female, 26, Hoyland, York, England
      Annie SELMAN, Daur, Female, 2, Hoyland, York, England
      Maud SELMAN, Daur, Female, 1, Hoyland, York, England
      Ann BURGAN, Boarder, U, Female, 21, Hoyland, York, England, Dressmaker


    5. [S380] West Bromwich (Christ Church), Staffordshire - Parish Register, baptism of William, child of William & Maria Selman of Grout Street, Hammer Man (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S205] FreeBMD, (www.freebmd.org.uk;), death registration of William Selman, 69, Wortley 9c 278, September quarter 1923 (Reliability: 2).

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

    8. [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

    9. [S205] FreeBMD, (www.freebmd.org.uk;), marriages of William Selman and Eliza Burgan share reference Barnsley 9c 193, March quarter 1878 (Reliability: 3).