Lancelot James Read, Great Great Grandfather of Alan Morris.

Lancelot James Read was my Great Great Grandfather, he died sixty-seven years before I was born.

Lancelot James Read.

Lancelot James Read was born on 25 May 1831, in Dalston, London, England. His father, William Read, was a Shoemaker living in Morning Lane. His mother was Sarah Elizabeth Bristow. He was Baptised at St Johns Church in Hackney on June 26th 1811.

Wedding of Lancelot James Read & Sarah Jane Reynolds.

Lancelot James Read married Sarah Jane Reynolds & they had one son together.

Children of Lancelot James Read & Sarah Jane Reynolds.

  1. Joseph Lancelot Read. 1858-

Wedding of Lancelot James Read & Emily Wilson.

Lancelot James Read married Emily Wilson & they had six children together.

Children of Lancelot James Read & Emily Wilson.

  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 Lancelot.

I have been able to find Lancelot on the Census records for 1841, 1851, 1861, 1871, 1881, 1891.

1841 Census taken on 6 June.

This Census was taken in Hackney, Middlesex, England. It shows the family living at North Place.

Census Record Details: Class: HO107; Piece 700; Book: 6; Civil Parish: St John Hackney; County: Middlesex; Enumeration District: 8; Folio: 42; Page: 27; Line: 16; GSU roll: 438813.

Name.Age.Occupation.
William Read. 33. Shoemaker.
Sarah Read. 34.  
Lancelot J Read. 10.  
William H Read. 7.  
James F Read. 5.  
Sarah C Read. 2.  
Eliza Jane Read. 1 month.  

1851 Census taken on 30 March.

This Census was taken in Hackney, Middlesex, England. It shows the family living at 2 Plough Lane.

Census Record Details: Class: HO107; Piece: 1505; Folio: 383; Page: 5; GSU roll: 87839

Name.Relation to Head.Age.M/S/W.Occupation.Birthplace.
William Glide. Head.  32. M.  Tobacco pipe maker. Croydon, Surrey.
Ann Glide. Wife.  30. M.   Hackney, Middlesex.
William Glide. Son. 6.     Hackney, Middlesex.
Henry Glide. Son. 4.     Hackney, Middlesex.
Alfred Glide. Son. 1.     Hackney, Middlesex.
Lancelot J Read. Apprentice. 19.   Tobacco pipe maker apprentice. Hackney, Middlesex.
Matthew Heastman. Servant. 26.   Tobacco pipe maker. Hackney, Middlesex.
George Wilson. Servant.  34.   Tobacco pipe maker. Hackney, Middlesex.

1861 Census taken on 7 April.

This Census was taken in Camberwell, Surrey, England. It shows the family living at 5 Charles Street.

Census Record Details: Class: RG9; Piece: 382; Folio: 100; Page: 16; GSU roll: 542627

Name.Relation to Head.Age.M/S/W.Occupation.Birthplace.
William Read. Head. 54. M. Shoemaker. Tottenham, Middlesex.
Sarah Read. Wife. 55. M. Needle woman Hackney, Middlesex.
Lancelot J Read. Son. 29. W. Tobacco pipe maker. Dalston Hackney, Middlesex, England.
Sarah Charlotte Read. Daughter. 23. S. Needlework. Dalston Hackney, Middlesex, England.
Henry Thomas Read. Son. 18. S. Hatter. Dalston Hackney, Middlesex, England.
Robert John Read. Son. 13.   Errand boy. Dalston Hackney, Middlesex, England.
Frederick George Read. Son. 10.   Scholar. Dalston Hackney, Middlesex, England.
Joseph Lancelot Read. Grandson. 3.     Peckham, Surrey.

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.

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 Hackney, Middlesex, England.

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.