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From: Barbara Cocker <>
Subject: Re: [LEI] Jelley/Jelly 1851 and 1861
Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2011 08:21:58 +0800
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Thanks Nivard. I was hoping that a
fresh pair of eyes might be successful.
> Hi Barbara
> A brief look finds nothing obvious
> As they are boat people it is more than likely they were moored somewhere and missed the census
> I have seen several canal boats on the census with just approximations of age and the likes of two
> men one woman and no names, it seems the enumerators were somewhat wary of them
> Unsurprising really as I read a report of one enumerator who got a bit to close and ended up in the
> I will look again tomorrow but it sounds like there has been a fair amount of searching already
> Nivard Ovington in Cornwall (UK)
>> With all this discussion re the problems
>> of finding people on the various sites
>> here's my problem.
>> Catherine and William Jelley disappeared
>> after 1847. William died before 1866 and
>> Catherine reappeared in the workhouse in
>> 1871 as a widow. I have searched for
>> full names, christian names and
>> variations but I can't find them.
>> Catherine JELLEY/JELLY b 1818 Market
>> Harborough. William JELLEY/JELLY
>> b1810?? labourer/boatman. Catherine had
>> a son Edward SHARMAN b 1841 who is also
>> missing in 1851 but reappears in 1861.
>> They seem to have avoided both census'
>> and my only idea is that they were on a
>> canalboat somewhere.
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