Lydia Manthorpe1,2

#11874, (11 May 1817-)
FatherWilliam Manthorpe3 (27 May 1787-c Apr 1873)
MotherHannah Read (5 Mar 1787-c Aug 1872)
ChartsManthorpe Family - descendants
Read family - descendants
Smith family - descendants
Mike Hill - ancestors
Last Edited13 Sep 2022
WikiTree ID:https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Manthorpe-134.
Lydia Manthorpe
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Her baptism name was Lidia.4 Lydia was born.5,1 She was baptised on Sunday, 11 May 1817 at Herringfleet, Suffolk.5,4 She was the daughter of William Manthorpe and Hannah Read.3 Lydialived in January 1838 at the village of Gorleston-on-Sea near the town of Great Yarmouth, Suffolk.6

She married James George Smith, a plumber and glazier, son of John Smith and (?) (?), in a Church of England ceremony on Monday, 8 January 1838 at Gorleston-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth, Suffolk. She was 20 and her husband James was 20..7,1,8,6
James and Lydia's signatures on their wedding certificate 1838


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.9

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.10

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.11,12,13

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.14 Lydialived in 1861 at St Nicholas', Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.15,16

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 Lydialived in 1871 at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.17,16

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 15.18

Her mother died 13 August 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. Lydialived on 18 November 1875 at 28 Northumberland Place, Yarmouth, Norfolk.16

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..19

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.20

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

James Smith abd Lydia Manthorpe
Lydialived in 1901 at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.21,16

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.22

Lydia died at Audley Street, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.23,2 Her body was interred on 16 February 1911 at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.23

Timeline

DateEventPlace
Family
Baptism Name4
Birth5,1
1817BaptismHerringfleet, Suffolk5,4
3
1838Residence the village of Gorleston-on-Sea near the town of Great Yarmouth, Suffolk6
1838MarriageGorleston-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth, Suffolk7,1,8,6
James and Lydia's signatures on their wedding certificate 1838
1838Married Name1
1861ResidenceSt Nicholas', Great Yarmouth, Norfolk15,16
1871ResidenceGreat Yarmouth, Norfolk17,16
1875Residence28 Northumberland Place, Yarmouth, Norfolk16
1881Residence-hideGreat Yarmouth, Norfolk24,16
1891Residence-hideGreat Yarmouth, Norfolk25,16
1901ResidenceGreat Yarmouth, Norfolk21,16
DeathAudley Street, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk23,2
1911BurialGreat Yarmouth, Norfolk23

Family

James George Smith (Jun 1817-)
Children

Citations

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  5. [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.
  6. [S1160] Norfolk, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1940 Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com) Name: Lydia Manthorp; Gender: Female; Marriage Age: Full Age; Marriage Date:     8 Jan 1838; Marriage Place: Gorleston with Southtown, Suffolk, England; Father: William Manthorp; Spouse: James Smith.
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  13. [S322] The Advertiser (Adelaide, South Australia), Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, Obituary, 31 March 1930 p.9.
  14. [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).
  15. [S398] National Census for England, 1861 (online image) Class: RG9; Piece: 1193; Folio: 102; Page: 29; GSU roll: 542772.
  16. [S500] GEDCOM file created by Peter Schofield, 29 Jan 2012.
  17. [S412] National Census for England, 1871 (online image) Class: RG10; Piece: 1789; Folio: 33; Page: 28; GSU roll: 830834.
  18. [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).
  19. [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).
  20. [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).
  21. [S394] National Census for England, 1901 (online image) Class: RG13; Piece: 1812; Folio: 160; Page: 19.
  22. [S394] National Census for England, 1901 (online image) Class: RG13; Piece: 1812; Folio: 160; Page: 20. (http://search.ancestry.com.au/Browse/View.aspx).
  23. [S1157] England & Scotland, Select Cemetery Registers, 1800-2016 (www.ancestry.com) Name: Lydia Smith; Age: 93; Record Type: Burial; Birth Date: abt 1818; Death Date: abt 1911; Death Place: Audley Street Gt Yarmouth; Burial Date: 16 Feb 1911; Burial Place: Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England; Cemetery Section: J; Grave Number: 110 Interment Number: 17748; Cemetery Notes: Consecrated.
  24. [S393] National Census for England, 1881 (online image) Class: RG11; Piece: 1913; Folio: 44; Page: 6; GSUroll: 1341462.
  25. [S391] National Census for England, 1891 (online image) Class: RG12; Piece: 1502; Folio 133; Page 43; GSU roll: 6096612.