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James Carpenter (1806-unknown)

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Son of James Carpenter and Sarah Carpenter (née Neal)


Born on 17th December 1806 at 6.52am[1].


Baptised on 10th July 1808 at St. Martin in the Fields, Westminster, London[2].


Married Mary Dyckhoff at St George the Martyr, Queen's Square, Holborn on 9th November 1830[3].


1841: Park Street, St Pancras, London - Brazier[4]

On the night of 6th June 1841 James Carpenter (30) was living with his wife Mary (30) and their children: James (8), Emily (5) and Mary (1).


1851: 20 Pratt Street, Camden Town, St Pancras, London - Brazier and Cow Keeper[5].

On the night of 30th March 1851 James Carpenter (44) was living with his wife Mary (41) and their children: James (18), a cow keeper; Emily (15), a servant-general; Mary (11), a scholar; Henry (6), a scholar; and Walter (4), a scholar. All the children were shown as having been born in St. Pancras, with the exception of James who was born in St. Giles. James' wife Mary was born in Isleworth. Sarah Frost (18), a servant from Deptford, was recorded as a visitor to the house.


1861: 11 Grove Street, Camden Town, St Pancras, London - Zinc Worker[6].

On the night of 7th April 1861 James Carpenter (54) was living with his wife Mary (51) and their children: James (27), a dairy man; Henry (15), a printer; and Walter (14). The enumerator's schedule also shows that James' brother William and his family were present at this address on the night the census was taken.


1871: 22 Dacre Street, Lee, London - Formerly Iron Plate Worker[7].

On the night of 2nd April 1871 James Carpenter[8] (64) was living in the household of his son Walter Carpenter and his daughter-in-law Amelia.





  1. Carpenter Family Record Book
  2. Parish Register of St Martin in the Fields. The entry shows that James was the son of James and Sarah Carpenter, born 17th December 1806 and baptised on 10th July 1808.
  3. Parish register. James was a bachelor and Mary was a spinster - both of this parish. James and Mary signed the register with a signature. The witnesses to the marriage were: Tho[ma]s Putney and Sarah Watton.
  4. 1841 Census - HO 107/684/8 Page 30-31.
  5. 1851 Census
  6. 1861 Census - RG 9/94 33-07
  7. 1871 Census - RG 10/765 Folio 26 Page 44 and 45
  8. The 1871 census specifies James Carpenters' place of birth as Charing Cross, Middlesex which is the area in which Moors Yard could be found (the address the family was living at in 1806).

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