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John Redington (junior) - 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

 

 

 

 

John Redington was born about 1845 in Newington Surrey (record not found) the son of John Redington and his wife Eliza. 

 

On the 1851 Census he 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 1851

HO107-1536 - Folio 93 - Page 9 - Schedule 34

208 Hoxton Old Town, St Leonards, Shoreditch, London

Names                        RtoH   Age     Occupation                             Place of Birth

John Redington          Head   31        Printer, Compositor,              Middlesex, Bethnal Green

Tobacconist & Stationer       

Eliza Redington          Wife    26                                                        Surrey, Croydon

John Redington          Son      6                                                          Surrey, Newington    

 

 

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

 

By 1871 he had flown the nest of his parents and had married (Marriage Records yet to be found).

 

Census Extract 1871

RG10-449 Folio 76 – Page 25

Plumber Street, Shoreditch, London

Names                                    RtoH   Age     Occupation                             Place of Birth

John Redington                      Head   26        Printer Apprentice                 Newington

Elizabeth A Redington           Wife    26                                                        Finsbury

John Redington                      Son      5          Scholar                                    Shoreditch

Julia Redington                      Dau     4                                                          Finsbury

Ellen Redington                     Dau     9m                                                       Shoreditch

Fred’k Saunders        Apprentice      16        Printers Apprentice                Oxfordshire

 

Census Extract 1881

RG11-1383 Folio 98 – Page 78

4 Newton Road, Tottenham, Middlesex.

Names                                    RtoH   Age     Occupation                             Place of Birth

John Redington                      Head   36        Printer Compositor                Lambeth, Surrey

Elizabeth A Redington           Wife    36                                                        Shoreditch, Middlesex

John Redington                      Son      15        Printer Compositor                Shoreditch, Middlesex

Julia Redington                      Dau     14                                                        Shoreditch, Middlesex

Ellen Redington                     Dau     10        Scholar                                    Shoreditch, Middlesex

Eliza Redington                      Dau     8          Scholar                                    Shoreditch, Middlesex

William Redington                 Son      7          Scholar                                    Shoreditch, Middlesex

James Redington                   Son      5                                                          Shoreditch, Middlesex

Elizabeth Redington               Dau     2                                                          Shoreditch, Middlesex

Clara Redington                     Dau     3m                                                       Tottenham, Middlesex

 

Census Extract 1891

RG12-1354 Folio 25 – Page 43

10 Brummer Road, Walthamstow, Essex.

Names                                    RtoH   Age     Occupation                             Place of Birth

John Redington                      Head   46        Printer Compositor                London, Lambeth,

Elizabeth A Redington           Wife    46                                                        London, Shoreditch

Julia Redington                      Dau     24        Office Asst Printers               London, Shoreditch

William Redington                 Son      17        Layer On Printers                  London, Shoreditch

James Redington                   Son      15                                                        London, Shoreditch

Elizabeth Redington               Dau     12                                                        London, Shoreditch

Clara Redington                     Dau     10                                                        London, Tottenham

 

John Redington (junior) died between 1891 and 1901, as Elizabeth Redington appears as a widow on the 1901 Census.

(POSSIBLE - John Redington (Aged 49 Dec Quarter 1893 – West Ham 4a 198))

 

Census Extract 1901

RG13-1625 Folio 180 – Page 46

18 Eldon Road, Walthamstow, Essex.

Names                                    RtoH   Age     Occupation                             Place of Birth

William Reddington               Head   27        Stationer’s Clerk                   Shoreditch

Harriet Reddington                Wife    25                                                        High Wycombe          

D J Reddington                      Dau     3                                                          Walthamstow

Percy W Reddinton                Son      1                                                          Walthamstow

Elizabeth A Reddington         Mother 56                                                      Shoreditch

Julia Reddington                    Sister  34        Domestic Servant                  Shoreditch

Clara Reddington                   Sister  20        Typenumberer Print               Tottenham