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Benjamin Pollock - Family History

 

1877 M - B Pollock = Eliza Redington (B Pollock Signature).jpg

 

Samuel Pollock

=

(Lambeth Q3 1847)

 (4 275)

Louisa Diana Bradley

 

 

Mary A Pollock

 

 

 

Samuel Pollock

 

 

 

Frederick W Pollock

 

 

 

George A Pollock

 

 

 

Selina Pollock

 

 

 

Susan Pollock

 

 

 

Benjamin Pollock

=

Eliza Redington

 

 

Eliza Louisa Pollock

 

 

 

Mary Ann Pollock

= Edward Carter

 

 

Selina Pollock

 

 

 

Samuel Pollock

 

 

 

Benjamin Pollock

= Florence Whitehead

 

 

Susan Pollock

 

 

 

William Pollock

 

 

 

Walter Pollock

= Dorothy West

 

Benjamin Pollock was born in about 1857 in Holborn, Middlesex (record not found) the son of Samuel Pollock and his wife Louisa (nee Bradley). His parents were married ten years earlier in the Lambeth District in the September quarter of 1847 (Ref 4 275).

 

Marriage solemnized at St John’s Church in the Parish of ST John’s Waterloo in the County of Surrey

Date

Names

Age

Condition

Occupation

Abode

Father

Father’s Occupation

25th Sep

Samuel Pollock

Full Age

Bachelor

Furrier

York Road

Benjamin Pollock

Mathematical Instrument Maker

1847

Louisa Diana Bradley

Full Age

Spinster

 

York Road

Thomas Bradley

Surgeon

 

On the 1861 Census he appears at 21 Ratcliffe Row, St Lukes.

 

Census Extract 1861

RG9-204 Folio 117

21 Ratclifee Row, St Lukes, Finsbury, London

Name

Relation to Head of Household

Age

Occupation

Where Born

Samuel Pollock

Head

32

Furrier

Stepney, Middlesex

Louisa D Pollock

Wife

35

 

Peterborough

Mary A Pollock

Daughter

8

 

Clerkenwell

Sam’l Pollock

Son

6

 

Clerkenwell

Fred’ck Pollock

Son

4

 

St Andrews, Holborn

Benjamin Pollock

Son

3

 

St Andrews, Holborn

George A Pollock

Son

9m

 

St Lukes, Middlesex

 

On the 1871 Census he appears at 243 Kingsland Road. His brothers Frederick & George don’t appear. Death records show that it is likely they died in the interval, infant mortality being relatively high during this period.

Death records show a George Alfred Pollock – St Lukes MarQ 1862 (Ref 1b 450) and a Frederick William Pollock – St Lukes DecQ 1862 (Ref 1b 452).

 

Census Extract 1871

RG10-462 Folio ??- Page 50 – Schedule 269

243 Kingsland Road, Shoreditch, London

Name

Relation to Head of Household

Age

Occupation

Where Born

Samuel Pollock

Head

42

Farrier

Middlesex, Stepney

Louisa Pollock

Wife

45

 

?

Mary A Pollock

Daughter

19

 

Middlesex, Clerkenwell

Samuel Pollock

Son

18

 

Middlesex, Clerkenwell

Benjamin Pollock

Son

14

Scholar

Middlesex, Holborn

Slina (sic) Pollock

Daughter

5

Scholar

Middlesex, Islington

Susan Pollock

Daughter

3

 

Middlesex, Edmonton

 

In the June Quarter of 1877 Benjamin Pollock married Eliza Redington (June Quarter 1877 – Hackney 1b 629)

 

1877 M - B Pollock = Eliza Redington (Cut).jpg

 

Marriage solemnized at St Michael & All Angels in the Parish of South Hackney in the County of Middlesex

Date

Names

Age

Condition

Occupation

Abode

Father

Father’s Occupation

28th May

Benjamin Pollock

20

Bachelor

Furrier

64 Albion Road

Samuel Pollock

Furrier

1877

Eliza Redington

23

Spinster

 

73 High St, Hoxton

John Redington

Printer (deceased)

 

Census Extract 1881

RG11-0394 – Folio 72 – Page 19

73 Hoxton Street, Shoreditch, London

Name

Relation to Head of Household

Age

Occupation

Where Born

Benjamin Pollock

Head

24

Publisher of Juvenile Prints

Holborn, Middlesex

Eliza Pollock

Wife

26

 

Shoreditch, Middlesex

Eliza L Pollock

Daughter

3

 

Shoreditch, Middlesex

Mary A Pollock

Daughter

1

 

Shoreditch, Middlesex

Selina Pollock

Daughetr

3m

 

Shoreditch, Middlesex

Susan Pollock

Sister

13

 

Edmonton, Middlesex

 

Census Extract 1891

RG12-0248 – Folio ?? – Page 8

73 Hoxton Street, Shoreditch, London

Name

Relation to Head of Household

Age

Occupation

Where Born

Benjamin Pollock

Head

34

Juvenile Historical Print Publisher

Holborn, Middlesex

Eliza Pollock

Wife

37

 

Hoxton, Middlesex

Eliza Louise Pollock

Daughter

13

Scholar

Hoxton, Middlesex

Mary Ann Pollock

Daughter

11

Scholar

Hoxton, Middlesex

Selina Pollock

Daughetr

10

Scholar

Hoxton, Middlesex

Benjamin Pollock

Son

6

Scholar

Hoxton, Middlesex

Samuel Pollock

Son

4

 

Hoxton, Middlesex

Susan Pollock

Daughter

2

 

Hoxton, Middlesex

 

Benjamin Pollock appears as a widower on the 1901 Census.

There was a son Walter aged 6, therefore Eliza must have died between 1895 and 1901.

Death Records show Eliza Pollock (aged 42) died in the Shoreditch District in MarQ 1896 (Ref 1c 68).

 

Census Extract 1901

RG13-0274 – Folio 50 – Page 11

73 Hoxton Street, Shoreditch, London

Name

Relation to Head of Household

Age

Occupation

Where Born

Benjamin Pollock

Head

44

Juvenile Print Publisher

London, Holborn

Benjamin Pollock

Son

16

???

London, Hoxton

Samuel Pollock

Son

14

???

London, Hoxton

William Pollock

Son

8

 

London, Hoxton

Walter Pollock

Son

6

 

London, Hoxton

Eliza L Pollock

Daughter

23

Dressmaker

London, Hoxton

Mary A Pollock

Daughter

21

 

London, Hoxton

Selina Pollock

Daughter

20

 

London, Hoxton

Susan Pollock

Daughter

12

 

London, Hoxton

 

Benjamin Pollock died August 1937.