Emily Wilson, Great Great Grandmother of Alan Morris.

Emily Wilson was my Great Great Grandmother, she died fifty-five years before I was born.

Emily Wilson.

Emily Wilson was born on 8 November 1833, in Rotherhithe, London, England. She is the daughter of Mary & William Wilson who lived in Cottage Place, Rotherhithe. She was baptised in St Mary's Church, on April 20th 1834. Her father, William's occupation was a Labourer.

Wedding of Emily Wilson & Lancelot James Read.

Emily Wilson married Lancelot James Read in 1862, in London, England.

Children of Emily Wilson & Lancelot James Read.

  1. Emily Read. 1863-
  2. William Charles Read. 1865-1898
  3. Annie Read. 1867-1943
  4. Elizabeth Read. 1869-
  5. Maria Harris Read. 1873-1961
  6. Frederick Read. 1875-1934

Census Records for Emily.

I have been able to find Emily on the census records for 1881, 1891 & 1911.

1871 Census taken on 2 April.

This Census was taken in Homerton, Hackney, London, England. It shows the family living at 31 Margaret Street.

Census Record Details: Class: RG10; Piece: 326; Folio: 139; Page: 47; GSU roll: 818899.

Name.Relation to Head.Age.M/S/W.Occupation.Birthplace.
Lancelot Read. Head. 39. M. Plasterer labourer. Hackney.
Emily Read. Wife. 37. M.   Deptford.
Emily Read. Daughter. 8.     Southwark.
William Read. Son. 6.     Hackney.
Annie Read. Daughter. 4.     Hackney.
Elizabeth Read. Daughter. 2.     Hackney.

1881 Census taken on 3 April.

This Census was taken in Hackney, Middlesex, England. It shows the family living at 45 Palace Road.

Census Record Details: Class: RG11; Piece: 314; Folio: 86; Page: 22; GSU roll: 1341067.

Name.Relation to Head.Age.M/S/W.Occupation.Birthplace.
Lancelot J Read. Head. 49. M. Painter. Dulston, Middlesex, England.
Emily Read. Wife. 47. M.   Rotherhithe, London, England.
Emily Read. Daughter. 17.     Southwark, London, England.
William Read. Son. 16.   Rope spinner. Hackney, Middlesex, England.
Elizabeth Read. Daughter. 12.   Scholar. Hackney, Middlesex, England.
Maria H Read. Daughter. 7.   Scholar. Hackney, Middlesex, England.
Frederick. Son. 5.   Scholar. Hackney, Middlesex, England.

1891 Census taken on 5 April.

This Census was taken in Homerton, Hackney, London, England. It shows the family living at 43 Maltland Street.

Census Record Details: Class: RG12; Piece: 207; Folio 139; Page 65; GSU roll: 6095317.

Name.Relation to Head.Age.M/S/W.Occupation.Birthplace.
Lancelot J Read. Head. 59. M. Painter. Hackney, Middlesex, England.
Emily Read. Wife. 57. M.   Rotherhithe, London, England.
William Read. Son. 26.   Labourer. Hackney, Middlesex, England.
Maria H Read. Daughter. 16.   Xylonite worker. Hackney, Middlesex, England.
Frederick. Son. 14.   Xylonite worker. Hackney, Middlesex, England.

1901 Census taken on 31 March.

This Census was taken in Stratford, Bow, London, England. It shows the family living at 64 Morner Road.

Census Record Details: Class: RG13; Piece: 343; Folio: 114; Page: 25.

Name.Relation to Head.Age.M/S/W.Occupation.Birthplace.
Emily Read. Head. 67. W.  Laundry worker. Rotherhithe, London, England.
John Singleton. Head. 34. M. Wood chopper. Hackney, Middlesex, England.
Mary Singleton. Wife. 36. M. Tailors finisher. Ireland.
John Singleton. Son. 15.   Errand Boy. Camberwell, London, England.

1911 Census taken 2 April.

This Census was taken in Poplar, Bow London, England. It shows her living alone at 7 Dace Road.

Census Record Details: Class: RG14; Piece: 1656

Name.Relation to Head.Age.M/S/W.Occupation.Birthplace.
Emily Read. Head. 77. W.   Rotherhithe, London, England.