1861 Census

Only one Parkinson appears in the Castle Bolton census returns, Edward, in 1861:

Name Relationship Age Occupation Birthplace
FAWCETT Christopher Head 35 Farmer Castle Bolton
FAWCETT Ann Wife 25 Redmire
FAWCETT John Son 5 Castle Bolton
FAWCETT James Son 4 Castle Bolton
COWPER Elizabeth Sister 16 Scholar Redmire
HORNER Elizabeth Servant 16 House Servant Castle Bolton
PARKINSON Edward Servant 15 Farm Servant Redmire

Edward Parkinson was baptized 3 August 1845 at Wensley, an illegitimate child of Grace Parkinson (who later married William Warriner). Edward can be seen with his parents in Redmire in 1851.

He subsequently married Ellen Park (daughter of Thomas Park and Jane, nee Butterfield) in December 1866. Their wherabouts in 1871 is unknown.

©2005 David W.J. Stringer-Calvert