William Manthorpe1

#11913, (27 May 1787-circa April 1873)
FatherJames Manthorpe2 (23 Apr 1758-24 Mar 1840)
MotherElizabeth Allen2 (1760-1840)
ChartsManthorpe Family - descendants
Read family - descendants
Mike Hill - ancestors
Last Edited14 May 2020
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William was born on Sunday, 27 May 1787 at Acle, Norfolk.3,4 He was the son of James Manthorpe and Elizabeth Allen.2 William Manthorpe was baptized on Sunday, 23 September 1787 at Acle, Norfolk.3 William lived in February 1807 at Herringfleet, Suffolk.5

He married Hannah Read, daughter of John Read and Margaret Batcheldor, on Tuesday, 24 February 1807 at Herringfleet, Suffolk. He was 19 and his wife Hannah was 19. William signed with a mark; Hannah signed with her name. Witnesses to the wedding were John Read and Sarah Read.5,6 William's child an unknown person received an unknown person baptism on Sunday, 11 May 1817 at Herringfleet, Suffolk.7

His father died 24 March 1840 at the age of 81. William was aged 52 when this happened.

He was recorded as head of household in the 1841 census with Hannah Read (which other records indicate is his spouse) at Herringfleet, Suffolk. He was 53 years old. The 1841 census only recorded adult ages rounded down to the nearest 5 years; his approximate age was recorded as 50 years old. Also in the household were four of their children.8 His occupation was recorded as being an agricultural labourer in the census.8 His occupation was recorded as being an agricultural labourer in the census.9

He was recorded as head of household in the 1851 census with Hannah Read as his spouse at 13 Hall Basin(?), Herringfleet, Suffolk. He was 63 years old.9 His occupation was recorded as being an agricultural labourer in the census.4

He was recorded as head of household in the 1861 census with Hannah Read as his spouse at 2 Old Hall, Herringfleet, Suffolk. He was 73 years old. Also living in the house was their granddaughter Eliza and a lodger.4 His occupation was recorded as being a labourer in the census.10

He was recorded as head of household in the 1871 census with Hannah Read as his spouse at Manthorpe's Lake, Herringfleet, Suffolk. He was 83 years old.10

His wife Hannah died an unknown date at the aproximate age of 86, leaving him a widower.

William died just nine months after the death of his wife circa April 1873 at Suffolk.11,1 His body was interred on 17 April 1873 at Herringfleet, Suffolk. His wife's burial the previous year was the burial prior to his own.11

Timeline

DateEventPlace
Family
1787BirthAcle, Norfolk3,4
2
1787BaptismAcle, Norfolk3
1807ResidenceHerringfleet, Suffolk5
1807MarriageHerringfleet, Suffolk5,6
1841Census (Eng) 1841Herringfleet, Suffolk8
1841Occupation8
1849Occupation-hide12
1849Residence-hideHerringfleet, Suffolk12
1851Occupation9
1851Census (Eng) 185113 Hall Basin(?), Herringfleet, Suffolk9
1861Occupation4
1861Census (Eng) 18612 Old Hall, Herringfleet, Suffolk4
1865Residence-hideThurlton, Norton Subcorse, Norfolk13
1871Occupation10
1871Census (Eng) 1871Manthorpe's Lake, Herringfleet, Suffolk10
1873DeathSuffolk11,1
1873BurialHerringfleet, Suffolk11

Family

Hannah Read (5 Mar 1787-c Aug 1872)
Children

Citations

  1. [S338] Ancestry.com.au Ancestry.com, (http://www.ancestry.com.au/) http://trees.ancestry.com.au/tree/14299481/person/490953858
  2. [S500] GEDCOM file created by Peter Schofield, 29 Jan 2012.
  3. [S1082] Norfolk, England, Church of England Baptism, Marriages, and Burials, 1535-1812 Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com) Name: Willm Manthorpe; Gender: Male; Baptism Age: 0; Record Type: Baptism; Birth Date: 27 May 1787; Baptism Date: 23 Sep 1787; Baptism Place: Acle, Norfolk, England; Phillimore Ecclesiastical Parish Map: ; View this parish; Father: James Manthorpe; Mother: Elizabeth Allen.
  4. [S398] National Census for England, 1861 (online image) Name: William Manthorpe; Age: 74; Estimated birth year: 1787; Relation: Head; Spouse's name: Hannah Manthorpe; Gender: Male; Where born: Acle, Norfolk, England; Civil Parish: Herringfleet; County/Island: Suffolk; Country: England; Street address:; Occupation:; Condition as to marriage: ; View image; Registration district: Mutford; Sub-registration district: Lowestoft; ED, institution, or vessel: 16; Neighbors: View others on page; Household schedule number: 2; Piece: 1188; Folio: 78; Page Number: 1.
  5. [S1160] Norfolk, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1940 Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com) Name: William Manthorpe ; Gender: Male ; Marriage Date: 24 Feb 1807 ; Marriage Place: Herringfleet, Norfolk, England ; Search Photos: Search for 'Herringfleet' in the UK City, Town and Village Photos collection ; Spouse: Hannah Read.
  6. [S338] Ancestry.com.au Ancestry.com, (http://www.ancestry.com.au/) http://trees.ancestry.com.au/tree/14299481/person/490953860
  7. [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.
  8. [S397] National Census for England, 1841 (online image) Class: HO107; Piece: 1030; Book: 1; Civil Parish: Herringfleet; County: Suffolk; Enumeration District: 13; Folio: 7; Page: 8; Line: 10; GSU roll: 474640 (http://search.ancestry.com.au/Browse/View.aspx).
  9. [S392] National Census for England, 1851 (online image) Name: William Manthorp; [William Manthorpe] ; Age: 66; Estimated birth year: abt 1785; Relation: Head; Spouse's name: Hannah Manthorp; Gender: Male; Where born: Nele, Norfolk, England; Civil Parish: Herringfleet; Phillimore Ecclesiastical Parish Maps: ; View related Ecclesiastical Parish; County/Island: Suffolk; Country: England; Registration district: Mutford; Sub-registration district: Kessingland; ED, institution, or vessel: 8; Neighbors: View others on page; Household schedule number: 13; Piece: 1805; Folio: 458; Page Number: 5.
  10. [S412] National Census for England, 1871 (online image) Name: William Manthorpe; Age: 84; Estimated birth year: 1787; Relation: Head; Gender: Male; Where born: Acle Norfolk England; Civil Parish: Herringfleet; County/Island: Suffolk; Country: England; Registration district: Mutford; Sub-registration district: Lowestoft; ED, institution, or vessel: 17; Household schedule number: 14; Piece: 1781; Folio: 59; Page Number: 4.
  11. [S1161] Norfolk, England, Church of England Deaths and Burials, 1813-1990 Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com) Name: William Manthorpe; Age: 85; Birth Date: abt 1788; Burial Date: 17 Apr 1873; Burial Place: Herringfleet, Norfolk, England.
  12. [S1160] Norfolk, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1940 Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com) Name: Hannah Manthorpe; Gender: Female; Age: Full age; Marriage Date: 9 Oct 1849; Marriage Place: Herringfleet, Norfolk, England; Search Photos: Search for 'Herringfleet' in the UK City, Town and Village Photos collection; Father: William Manthorpe; Spouse: James Snowlin.
  13. [S578] Poll Book / Electoral Register for United Kingdom, 1538-1893 Name: William Manthorpe; Poll Year:      1865; District: Loddon; Parish or Rectory: Norton Subcorse; County: Norfolk.