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William 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

 

 

 

 

William Redington was born about 1860 in Hoxton, Middlesex (record not found) the son of John Redington and his wife Eliza. 

 

On the 1861 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 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- Folio  – Page  – Schedule

208 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

 

 

Census Extract 1881

RG11-0412 – Folio 27 – Page 49

115 Columbia Road, London

Names                                    RtoH   Age     Occupation                             Place of Birth

Eliza Redington                      Head   57        Stationer Line                        Croyden (sic)

William Redington                 Son      21        Printer & Compositor            Hoxton, Middlesex

 

No sign has been found for Eliza on the 1891, therefore it is believe she died in the intervening period.

(POSSIBLE - Eliza Redington (Aged 58 - Mar Quarter 1882 Bethnal Green 1c 173))

 

Census Extract 1891

RG12-0258 – Folio 12 – Page 17

115 Columbia Road, Bethnal Green, London

Names                                    RtoH   Age     Occupation                             Place of Birth

William Redington                 Head   32        Printer                                     London, Hoxton

Sarah Redington                    Wife    29                                                        London, Spitafield

William Redington                 Son      7          Scholar                                    London, Bethnal Green

 

Census Extract 1901

RG13-0282 – Folio 64 – Page 56

115 Columbia Road, Bethnal Green, London

Names                                    RtoH   Age     Occupation                             Place of Birth

William Redington                 Head   42        General Printer                      London, Shoreditch

Sarah Redington                    Wife    39                                                        London, Spitafield

William Redington                 Son      17        Brilliant Cutter in Glass        London, Bethnal Green