Lydia Manthorpe1,2

#11874, (11 May 1817-circa March 1911)
FatherWilliam Manthorpe3 (27 May 1787-c Jun 1873)
MotherHannah Read (5 Mar 1787-c Sep 1872)
ChartsManthorpe Family - descendants
Read family - descendants
Smith family - descendants
Mike Hill - ancestors
Last Edited23 Apr 2018
Lydia Manthorpe
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Lydia was born.4,1 She was baptized on Sunday, 11 May 1817 at Herringfleet, Suffolk.4 She was the daughter of William Manthorpe and Hannah Read.3

Lydia Manthorpe married James George Smith circa January 1838 at Gorleston, Suffolk. Gorleston-on-Sea is just south of Great Yarmouth and was historically in Suffolk..5,1,6

Lydia Manthorpe was recorded as living with James George Smith in the 1841 census at Market Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, and other records indicate this was her spouse. The 1841 census only recorded adult ages rounded down to the nearest 5 years; her approximate age was recorded as 20 years old. Also living in the house were their two young children.7

Lydia Manthorpe was recorded as the spouse of James George Smith in the 1851 census at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. She was recorded as being 34 years old. Also living in the house were six of their children aged 13 to three years old.8 Lydia, aged 34 and James George Smith, aged 33 may have become the parents of Walter Thomas Smith on Friday, 16 May 1851 at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.9,10,11 Lydia, aged 34 and James George Smith, aged 34 likely became the parents of Walter Thomas Smith on 11 September 1851 at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.12 Lydia lived in 1861 at St Nicholas', Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.13,14

Lydia Manthorpe was recorded as the spouse of James George Smith in the 1861 census at 33 Market Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. She was recorded as being 43 years of age. Also in the household were 8 of their sons aged from 22 years to 12 months.1 Lydia lived in 1871 at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.15,14

Lydia Manthorpe was recorded as the spouse of James George Smith in the 1871 census at 6 Northumberland Close, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. She was recorded as being 53 years old. Also living in the house were four of her children aged 6 to 15.16

Her mother died 30 September 1872 at the age of 85 at the approximate age of 86. Lydia was aged 55 when this happened.

Her father died June 1873 at the age of 86. Lydia was aged 56 when this happened. Lydia lived on 18 November 1875 at 28 Northumberland Place, Yarmouth, Norfolk.14

Lydia Manthorpe was recorded as the spouse of James George Smith in the 1881 census at 28 St. Nicholas Parade, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. She was recorded as being 63 years old..17

Lydia Manthorpe was recorded as the spouse of James George Smith in the 1891 census at 69 Nelson Road North, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. She was recorded as being 74 years old.. Also in the house was their youngest daughter, her husband and a visitor.18

Late in life James and Lydia had a photo taken together.

James Smith abd Lydia Manthorpe
Lydia lived in 1901 at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.19,14

She was recorded as living with her daughter and her son-in-law in the 1901 census at 23 South Market Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk. She was recorded as being 83 years old.20

Lydia died circa March 1911 at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.2

Family

James George Smith (Jun 1817-Mar 1900)
Children

Citations

  1. [S398] National Census for England, 1861 (online image) Registration district: Yarmouth, Sub-registration district: Yarmouth Northern (Household schedule number:162, Piece:1193, Folio:102, Page Number:29) (http://search.ancestry.com.au/iexec).
  2. [S338] Ancestry.com.au Ancestry.com, (http://www.ancestry.com.au/) http://trees.ancestry.com.au/tree/14299481/person/369624401
  3. [S338] Ancestry.com.au Ancestry.com, (http://www.ancestry.com.au/) http://trees.ancestry.com.au/tree/14299481/person/490953858
  4. [S741] England Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com) Name: Lydia Manthorpe; Gender: Female; Baptism Date: 11 May 1817; Baptism Place:     Herringfleet, Suffolk, England; Father: William Manthorpe; Mother: Hannah; FHL Film Number: 952325.
  5. [S502] FreeBMD (http://www.freebmd.org.uk/).
  6. [S1026] Manthorpe website (http://www.manthorpe.org.uk/modules/news/article.php) (for exact place and January date).
  7. [S397] National Census for England, 1841 (online image) Registration district: Great Yarmouth, Sub-registration district: Northern (Piece: 793, Book:2, Folio: 32, Page Number:20) (http://search.ancestry.com.au/iexec).
  8. [S392] National Census for England, 1851 (online image) Registration district: Yarmouth, Sub-registration district: Yarmouth Northern (Household schedule number: 241, Piece: 1806, Folio: 632, Page Number: 46) (http://search.ancestry.com.au/iexec).
  9. [S7] South Australia, Marriage Certificate, Registry of Births, Deaths & Marriages 1879 No.380036.
  10. [S507] FreeBMD (http://www.freebmd.org.uk/) 1851 Volume 3 No. 222 (Index only).
  11. [S322] The Advertiser (Adelaide, South Australia), Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, Obituary, 31 March 1930 p.9.
  12. [S1087] Parish Registers for Great Yarmouth, 1558-1981 Record Type: Baptism; Baptism Date: 30 Apr 1856; Baptism Place: Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England; Father: James Smith; Mother: Lydia Smith; Keyed Parish: Great Yarmouth (for exact date of birth).
  13. [S398] National Census for England, 1861 (online image) Class: RG9; Piece: 1193; Folio: 102; Page: 29; GSU roll: 542772.
  14. [S500] GEDCOM file created by Peter Schofield, 29 Jan 2012.
  15. [S412] National Census for England, 1871 (online image) Class: RG10; Piece: 1789; Folio: 33; Page: 28; GSU roll: 830834.
  16. [S412] National Census for England, 1871 (online image) Registration district: Yarmouth, Sub-registration district: Yarmouth Northern (Household schedule number: 181, Piece: 1789, Folio: 33, Page Number: 28) (http://search.ancestry.com.au/iexec).
  17. [S393] National Census for England, 1881 (online image) Class: RG11; Piece: 1913; Folio: 44; Page: 6; GSU roll: 1341462 (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/Browse/View.aspx).
  18. [S391] National Census for England, 1891 (online image) Class: RG12; Piece: 1502; Folio: 133; Page: 43; GSU Roll: 6096612 (http://search.ancestry.co.uk/Browse/View.aspx).
  19. [S394] National Census for England, 1901 (online image) Class: RG13; Piece: 1812; Folio: 160; Page: 19.
  20. [S394] National Census for England, 1901 (online image) Class: RG13; Piece: 1812; Folio: 160; Page: 20. (http://search.ancestry.com.au/Browse/View.aspx).
  21. [S393] National Census for England, 1881 (online image) Class: RG11; Piece: 1913; Folio: 44; Page: 6; GSUroll: 1341462.
  22. [S391] National Census for England, 1891 (online image) Class: RG12; Piece: 1502; Folio 133; Page 43; GSU roll: 6096612.