Butcher Census

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This page details all census entries we have found relating to the Butcher family.

These are transcribed as is (no extra information added) apart from "dittos" being expanded

The dates of the census were:

  • 1841 was the night of 6 June 1841.
  • 1851 was the night of 30 March 1851.
  • 1861 was the night of 7 April 1861.
  • 1871 was the night of 2 April 1871.
  • 1881 was the night of 3 April 1881 .
  • 1891 was the night of 5 April 1891.
  • 1901 was the night of 31 March 1901.
  • 1911 was the night of 2 April 1911.


1841 - Bilham, Kingsnorth, Kent - James Butcher

On the night of 6 June 1841 here is the young James Butcher and his parents James Butcher and Mary living at a farm called Bilham in Kinsgnorth near Mersham, Kent.

1841 - Bilham, Kingsnorth, Kent
Name Age Profession Birth Place
James Butcher 50* Farmer Kent
Mary Butcher 45* Kent
James Butcher 20* Kent
Charles Butcher 15* Kent
Sarah Butcher 6 Kent
Mary Butcher 4 Kent
Sarah Easton 15* Kent
  • the ages of adults were rounded to nearest 5 years in the 1841 census.


1851 - Hay Cross, Woodchurch, Canterbury, Kent - William Butcher

On the night of 30 March 1851 William Butcher was living with his parents James and Eliza.

1851 - Hay Cross, Woodchurch, Canterbury, Kent.
Name Relation Status Age Profession Birth Place
James Butchers Head Married 31 Farm Bailiff Bonnington, Kent
Eliza Butchers Wife Married 31 Smeeth, Kent
William Butchers Son Unmarried 5 Kingsnorth, Kent
James W. Butchers Son Unmarried 4 Kingsnorth, Kent
Ellen Butchers Daughter Unmarried 2 Mersham, Kent
Eliza Butchers Daughter Unmarried 1 Warehorn, Kent

A few houses away was another James Butcher.

1851 - Shirley House, Woodchurch, Canterbury, Kent.
Name Relation Status Age Profession Birth Place
James Butchers Head Married 59 Farmer of 157 acres Employing ??? Bilsington, Kent
Mary Butchers Wife Married 52 Aldington, Kent
Sarah Butchers Daughter Unmarried 16 Kingsnorth, Kent
Mary Butchers Daughter Unmarried 13 Kingsnorth, Kent
Sarah Butchers Mother Widow 81 Berwash, Kent
John Butchers Grandson Unmarried 9 Scholar Mersham, Kent
Martha Baker Servant Unmarried 18 House Servant Ebony, Kent
Solomon Nash Servant Unmarried 27 Agricultural Labourer Stamford, Kent
Mark Clemence Servant Unmarried 17 Agricultural Labourer Ashford, Kent


1861 - Prinkham House, Lingfield - James Butcher

On the night of 7 April 1861 James Butcher was living with his family at Prinkham House (next to Prinkham Cottages) in Lingfield, Surrey.

Next door was another James Butcher!

1861 - Prinkham House, Lingfield, Surrey .
Name Relation Status Age Profession Birth Place
James Butcher Head Married 41 Agricultural Labourer Bonnington, Kent
Eliza Butcher Wife 41 Smeeth, Kent
Ellen Butcher Daughter Unmarried 12 Scholar Mersham, Kent
Eliza Butcher Daughter Unmarried 11 Scholar Warehorn, Kent
Emily M. Butcher Daughter Unmarried 9 Scholar Woodchurch, Kent


1861 - New Barns, Lingfield, Surrey .
Name Relation Status Age Profession Birth Place
James Butcher Head Married 63 Farmer Bellington (Bilsington/Billington), Kent
Mary I/L Butcher Wife Married 62 Arlington, Kent
Charles Butcher Grandson 11 Scholar Woodchurch, Kent
John Butcher Grandson 10 Scholar Woodchurch, Kent
William Bull None Widower 45 Sheppard Levington, Kent
Charles Hollandy None 15 Carter Boy Withyham, Sussex


1871 - 3 Upper Denmark Street, Ashford, Kent, England - James & Eliza Butcher

On the night of 2 April 1871, James Butcher and his family are living at 3 Upper Denmark Street, Ashford, which is next to the Butcher shop at #1.


1871 - 3 Upper Denmark Street, Ashford, Kent, England .
Name Relation Status Age Profession Birth Place
James Butcher Head Married 51 Carter of Bricks, Coal, etc Barrington, Kent
Eliza Butcher Wife Married 51 Smeeth, Kent
Elizabeth Prebble Mother-in-law Widow 72 (Deaf) Mersham, Kent

Two doors down, at #7 Upper Denmark Street, is another James Butcher (presumably his father).

1871 - 7 Upper Denmark Street, Ashford, Kent, England .
Name Relation Status Age Profession Birth Place
James Butcher Head Married 77 Retired Farmer Aldington, Kent
Mary Butcher Wife Married 72 Aldington, Kent
John C. Butcher Grandson 14 Retired Scholar Woodchurch, Kent
Alma Hawkins Granddaughter 9 Scholar Edenbridge, Kent

1881 - 2 Park Road, Milton, Kent - Emily Butcher

On the night of 3 April 1881 the Butcher family are living at 2 Park Road, Milton, Kent.

1881 - 2 Park Road, Milton, Kent.
Name Relation Status Age Profession Birth Place
William Butcher Head Married 35 Dairyman Mersham, Kent
Elizabeth M. Butcher Wife Married 36 Brixton, Surrey
Charlotte E. Butcher Daughter 4 Toronto, Canada
Emily M. Butcher Daughter 3 Ashford, Kent


1881 -3 Upper Denmark Road, Ashford, Kent - James Butcher

On the night of 3 April 1881 the elder Butcher family is living at 3 Upper Denmark Road, Ashford, Kent.

1881 - 3 Upper Denmark Road, Ashford, Kent.
Name Relation Status Age Profession Birth Place
James Butcher Head Married 61 General Carrier Bonnington, Kent
Eliza Butcher Wife Married 61 Smeeth, Kent
Eliza Butcher Daughter Unmarried 31 Milliner Warehorne, Kent
Thomas H. Storrer Grandson 5 Lingfield, Surrey


1891 - St Marylebone, London - William Butcher

On the night of 5 April 1891 the Butcher family (minus Emily) are living in St Marylebone.

1891 - 8 St. Ann's Terrace, St Marylebone.
Name Relation Status Age Profession Birth Place
William Butcher Head Married 45 Dairy Manager Ashford, Kent
Elizabeth M. Butcher Wife Married 46 Brixton, London
Charlotte E. P. Butcher Daughter 14 Toronto, Canada
Mary E. Butcher Daughter 12 Ashford, Kent
Priscilla J? Butcher Daughter 9 Sittingbourn, Kent


1891 - 3 Upper Denmark Street, Ashford - James Butcher

Also on the night of 5 April 1891 William's parents are living at 3 Upper Denmark Street Ashford.

1891 - 3 Upper Denmark Street, Ashford.
Name Relation Status Age Profession Birth Place
James Butcher Head Married 71 Retired Farmer Bonnington, Kent
Eliza Butcher Wife Married 71 Smeeth, Kent


1901 - 63 Watlington Street - William Butcher and Emily Butcher

On the night of 31 March 1901 here is William Butcher his wife Elizabeth, and daughter Emily Butcher. Next door lives the family of William Francis.

1901 - 63 Watlington Street, Reading, England (PRO Ref RG13 Pc-1150 Fo-6 Pg-4)
Name Relation Status Age Profession Birth Place
William Butcher Head M 55 Greengrocer Ashford, Kent, England
Elizabeth M. Butcher Wife M 56 - Brixton, Surrey, England
Emily M. Butcher Daughter S 23 Dressmaker Ashford, Kent, England
Priscilla J? Butcher Daughter S 19 Dressmaker Sothingbourne?, Kent, England


1911 - 105 Watlington Street - Elizabeth Butcher

By the night of 2 April 1911 William Butcher has died and Elizabeth is a widow living alone with her daughter.

They have moved down the road to 105 Watlington Street. The house has five rooms (not including scullery or bathrooms).

She was listed as having been married for 37 years, and had 5 children, or which 3 were still alive.

1911 - 105 Watlington Street, Reading, England
Name Relation Status Age Profession Birth Place
Elizabeth Butcher Head Widow 64 - Brixton, Surrey, England
Priscilla Butcher Daughter Single 29 Working at home Sittingbourne, Kent, England


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Name Relation Status Age Profession Birth Place