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Eliza Redington - Family History

John Redington

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Mary Ann (Hicks?)

 

 

 

John Redington

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Eliza ?

 

 

 

John Redington

 

 

 

 

Eliza Redington

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Benjamin Pollock

 

 

William Redington

 

 

 

Eliza Redington was born about 1854 in Hoxton, Middlesex (record not found) the daughter of John Redington and his wife Eliza. 

 

On the 1861 Census she appears at 208 Hoxton Old Town, which was just a stones throw away from the Britannia Theatre, or the “Old Brit” as it was commonly known.

 

Census Extract 1861

RG9-240 - Folio 67 - Page 19 - Schedule 114

208 Hoxton Old Town, Tower Hamlets, Shoreditch, London

Names                        RtoH   Age     Occupation                             Place of Birth

John Redington          Head   41        Compositor                             Bethnal Green

Eliza Redington          Wife    37                                                        Croydon, Surrey

John Redington          Son      16        (undecipherable)                    Lambeth, Surrey

Eliza Redington          Dau     7          Scholar                                    Hoxton

William Redington     Son      1                                                          Hoxton

 

Census Extract 1871

RG10-453 Folio 73 – Page 21 – Schedule 114

73 Hoxton Street, Shoreditch, London

Names                        RtoH   Age     Occupation                             Place of Birth

John Redington          Head   51        Printer Compositor                Middlesex, Hackney

Eliza Redington          Wife    48                                                        Croydon, Surrey

Eliza Redington          Dau     18                                                        Middlesex, Hoxton

William Redington     Son      10        Scholar                                    Middlesex, Hoxton

 

 

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

 

Census Extract 1881

RG11-0394 – Folio 72 – Page 19

73 Hoxton Street, Shoreditch, London

Names                                    RtoH   Age     Occupation                             Place of Birth

Benjamin Pollock                   Head   24        Publisher of Juvenile Prints   Holborn, Middlesex

Eliza Pollock                           Wife    26                                                        Shoreditch, Middlesex

Eliza L Pollock                       Dau     3                                                          Shoreditch, Middlesex

Mary A Pollock                      Dau     >1                                                        Shoreditch, Middlesex

Selina Pollock                         Dau     3m                                                       Shoreditch, Middlesex

Susan Pollock                         Sister  13                                                        Edmonton, Middlesex

 

Census Extract 1891

RG12-0248 – Folio ?? – Page 8

73 Hoxton Street, Shoreditch, London

Names                                    RtoH   Age     Occupation                                         Place of Birth

Benjamin Pollock                   Head   34        Juvenile Historical Print Publisher   Holborn, Middlesex

Eliza Pollock                           Wife    37                                                                    Hoxton, Middlesex

Eliza Louise Pollock               Dau     13        Scholar                                                Hoxton, Middlesex

Mary Ann Pollock                  Dau     11        Scholar                                                Hoxotn, Middlesex

Selina Pollock                         Dau     10        Scholar                                                Hoxton, Middlesex

Benjamin Pollock                   Son      6          Scholar                                                Hoxton, Middlesex

Samuel Pollock                       Son      4                                                                      Hoxton, Middlesex

Susan Pollock                         Dau     2                                                                      Hoxton, Middlesex

 

Benjamin Pollock appears as a widow on the 1901 Census.

According to the 1901 Census there was a son Walter Pollock aged 6.

Therefore Eliza must have died between 1895 and 1901 (No record found as yet)

 

Census Extract 1901

RG13-0274 – Folio 50 – Page 11

73 Hoxton Street, Shoreditch, London

Names                                    RtoH   Age     Occupation                                         Place of Birth

Benjamin Pollock                   Head   44        Juvenile Print Publisher                     London, Holborn

Benjamin Pollock                   Son      16        (undecipherable)                                London, Hoxton

Samuel Pollock                       Son      14        (undecipherable)                                London, Hoxton

William Pollock                      Son      8                                                                      London, Hoxton

Walter Pollock                       Son      6                                                                      London, Hoxton

Eliza L Pollock                       Dau     23        Dressmaker                                       London, Hoxton

Mary A Pollock                      Dau     21                                                                    London, Hoxton

Selina Pollock                         Dau     20                                                                    London, Hoxton

Susan Pollock                         Dau     12                                                                    London, Hoxton

 

Benjamin Pollock died August 1937.