Census - Watson

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1871 - Westoe - Charles J. Watson

In 1871 Charles J Watson is living with his mother and two brothers in Westoe, South Shields.

1871 - 165 Eldon St, Westoe, Holy Trinity, South Shields, Jarrow, Durham  (PRO: RG10, Piece: 5032,  Folio: 55,  Page 36
Name Relation Status Age Profession Birth Place
Jane Watson Head

Married

26 Dressmaker South Shields
Charles J. Watson Son

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6 Scholar South Shields
Frederick J. Watson Son - 4 Scholar South Shields
Alfred W. Watson Son - 1 - South Shields

 

1880 - Washington State - Charles Watson

In the 1880 US census, Charles Watson (senior) is visiting America - or at least a Charles Watson, born ~1836 in Sweden, is registered at Port Gamble on the Kitsap peninsula in Washington State (high on the West Coast). I haven't got all the details for this though - just the summary.

 

1881 - Westoe - Charles J. Watson

In 1881 both Charles J Watson and his father Charles Watson, are living at 156 Eldon St. His brother Frederick looks more like a Frednell though.,,

1881 - 156 Eldon St, Westoe,  South Shields, Durham  (PRO: RG11, Piece: 5016,  Folio: 27,  Page 47
Name Relation Status Age Profession Birth Place
Charles Watson Head

Married

46 Fireman Sweden
Jane Watson Wife

Married

37 - South Shields, Durham
Charles J. Watson Son

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16 Butcher South Shields, Durham
Frednell J. Watson Son - 14 Butcher South Shields, Durham
Alfred W. Watson Son - 11 Scholar South Shields, Durham

 

1891 - Westoe - Charles (Senior) & Jane Watson

By 1891 Charles J Watson has left home, leaving just his father Charles Watson, mother Jane and younger brother Alfred living at 156 Eldon St.

 

1891 - 156 Eldon St, Westoe, Holy Trinity, South Shields, Jarrow, Durham  (PRO: RG12, Piece:4160,  Folio: 31,  Page 55
Name Relation Status Age Profession Birth Place
Charles Watson Head

Married

56 Fireman, Seagoing Foreigner
Jane Watson Wife

Married

47 - South Shields, Durham
Alfred Watson Son - 21 Clothier's Assistant South Shields, Durham

 

1891 - Westoe - Charles (Junior) & Mary Watson

By 1891 Charles J Watson has moved with his wife Mary into his own house at 20 Chichester Road, Westoe, Durham

 

 

1891 - 20 Chichester Road, Westoe, Luygate, South Shields,  Durham  (St. Michaels and All Angels) (PRO: RG12, Piece:4157,  Folio: 47,  Page 8)
Name Relation Status Age Profession Birth Place
Charles John Watson Head

Married

26 Butcher South Shields, Durham
Mary Ann Watson Wife

Married

24 - South Shields, Durham
Robert Norman Watson Son - 2 months - South Shields, Durham

 

 

1901 - Westoe - Charles (senior) & Jane Watson

By 1901  father Charles Watson appears to have become a British Subject (born in Sweden) and has moved house (with his wife Jane) to 74-76 Marshall Wallis Road, South Shields, possibly to be with another family of Watson's who live next door.

 

1901 - 74-76 Marshall Wallis Road, South Shields, Durham  (PRO: RG13, Piece:4735,  Folio: 28,  Page 5)
Name Relation Status Age Profession Birth Place
Charles Watson Head

Married

67 Mariner (Seas) Sweden (British Subject)
Jane Watson Wife

Married

56 - South Shields, Durham
Margaret Walker Servant - 17 General Servant (Domestic) South Shields, Durham
1901 - 82 Marshall Wallis Road, South Shields, Durham  (PRO: RG13, Piece:4735,  Folio: 28,  Page 5)
Name Relation Status Age Profession Birth Place
George Watson Head

Married

56 Cabinet Maker South Shields, Durham
Barbara A. Watson Wife

Married

54 - Sunderland, Durham
George Watson Son Single 22 French Polisher Jarrow, Durham
Bertha Watson Daughter Single 20 Blythe, Northumberland
Florence Watson Daughter Single 17 Stocking Finisher (Hosier) Bishopsmonmouth?, Durham
Wilhemina Watson Daughter - 15 Wool Winder South Shields, Durham

 

1901 - South Shields - Charles (junior) & Mary Watson

Whilst the family of his son, Charles J. Watson (junior) is living at 14 Belle Vue Crescent, South Shields.  Including his three children, Robert Watson, his sister Florence, and his brother Harley (the family had mentioned an uncle Harley so this is known to be the correct entry!).

1901 - 14 Belle Vue Crescent, South Shields, Durham, England NE33 4RD (PRO Ref RG11 Pc-4737 Fo-89 Pg-11?)
Name Relation Status Age Profession Birth Place
Charles Watson Head M 36 Butcher (Employer) South Shields, Durham
Mary A. Watson Wife M 34 - South Shields, Durham
Robert Watson Son - 10 - South Shields, Durham
Florence Watson Daughter - 8 - South Shields, Durham
Harley Watson Son - 5 - South Shields, Durham