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1827 William Daniel Calladine, Framework Knitter of Nottingham

Journal by Dave Calladine

I am the direct descendant (g3 grandson) of Daniel Calladine. Daniel was born William but in the tradition of my strange family, changed his name to Daniel in 1891, upon the death of his Dad. Therefore, I refer to him as William Daniel Calladine - the first child of Daniel Calladine (1803 June 14, 1890) and Alice Millington (his first wife, c1808 September 1873) in 1827. He was born in a small town of Hathern Leicestershire.

William Daniel Calladine (32 on my ahnentafel) was born in the small town of Heanor in Derbyshire, an area where the Calladines were, and still are concentrated in large numbers. His occupation on the census returns is a FWK (see FWK Journal) or Framework Knitter, an occupation almost unique to the counties of Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire.

Daniels father (Daniel 64 on my ahnentafel) had been a coal miner, but Daniel was working in the golden age of framework knitters. He moved from Heanor, a mining town to Hatheren in Leicestershire, which had good railway links to all three large cities in the area. His son William Daniel Calladine (16 on my ahnentafel) was born there. With the death of his grandmother Elisabeth Calladine, (nee Brown) the family moved back to Heanor. William followed in his fathers footsteps as the first record of him (1841 census) shows. The family are working together as a cottage industry

1841 census HO 107/188/18. living at Woodend Heanor/Park and are all down as FWK.
Daniel Calladine 39, (1802)
Alice 38, (1803)
William (son) 16, (1825)

They are living next door to Daniel (Granddad) Elijah (Uncle) and Jane Beswick (nee Brown Calladine, Aunt)

The 1851 census is interesting, the family have moved about a hundred yards up the road, and there is a mystery grandson that I have yet to identify. William is still at home, but not for long, as his visitor Emma Blyton, became his wife 27 days later.

1851census H0107 2125 352, 14, Langley Mill, Heanor. enumeration District of Eastwood
Daniel Calerdine Head 49 (1802) Stocking Maker born at Derbyshire, Heanor
Alice wife 48 (1803) born at Leicestershire, Hathern
William son 28 (1823) Stocking Maker born at Leicestershire, Hathern
Thomas grandson 3 (1848) born Derbyshire, Heanor
Emma Blyton visitor 21 (1830) born at Nottinghamshire

William and Emma were married ( Marriage certificate xv 722) at The Independent Chapel Ilkeston on 28/04/1851.
However, he is recorded as Daniel Calerdine - Emmas father was John Blyton a joiner and the witnesses George Fisher and William (possibly) Healey? Emma was the youngest (7th child) daughter of JOHN BLYTON and FRANCES LANGTON, and she was born 1831 in Nottingham, and christened: July 03, 1831, at St Mary Church.


William and his family goes first to Rempstone (near Alice Millingtons family) then for a short while he moves back with his father to Nottingham, and his eldest son (John) is baptised at the church of St Leodegarius in Basford, on 20th August1860.

The 1861 census records that Daniel (father) is living in Basford

1861 census RG9/2438 folio 69. living at High Street, Basford.
Daniel Calladine 58 (born 1802) at Heanor Derby F.W.K. Cotton Stocks
Alice 57 (born 1803) at Hathern Leicester
Thomas grandson 13 (born 1848) at Derby Heanor.

However, William then moved a few miles away to.

1861 census RG9/2450 78. Lumby (or Lumley Street), Lenton, Hyson Green St Pauls.
Daniel Calladine Head 34
Emma Calladine wife 28
John Calladine 7 born Basford
William Calladine 5 " Nottingham
Jane Calladine 2 " Radford
Alice Calladine 3mths " Hyson Green

By 1871, the Family have moved to Snienton, a suburb of Nottingham, where Calladines still can be found in some numbers, I myself went to school there, when my father moved back in the 1970s.

1871 census RG/10 3505 17 28. 179 Terrys Yard Snenton(Sneinton)
William Calladine Head age 47 F.W.K bornHeanor Derbys
Emma Wife age 39 Lace clipper " Nottm
William Son age 14 Skinners " "
Jane E Dau " 12 Lace clipper " Radford
Elijah W Son " 7 Nottm
Amos Son 5 "
Arthur Son 2 "

His old dad is still living in Basford

1871 census. Address Nelson Street, Basford. RG10/3484 folio 40
Daniel Calladine Head M age 66 Frame Work Knitter born Derbyshire Heanor
Alice " Wife M " 67 " Leicestershire Hathern

but his grandmother Alice died in September 1873, and Daniel re-married Rebbeca Lightoler Jun 1876 at St Leodegarius (Basford)

The 1881 census sees a rise in Williams status, as he has moved his family into the heart of the Lace Market of Nottingham, but it is short lived, as the industury was in such decline now, and knitters days were limited.

1881 Census RG11 3352/14 25. 13 Pomfret Street Census Place Nottingham St Mary, Nottingham, England
William COLLADIN Head M Male 56 Hathern, Leicester, England Framework Knitter
Emma COLLADIN Wife M Female 46 Nottingham, England Clipper & Scolloper (Lace)
Elijah COLLADIN Son U Male 18 Nottingham, England Trimmer
Amos COLLADIN Son U Male 15 Nottingham, England Trimmer
Arthur COLLADIN Son U Male 12 Nottingham, England Scholar
Emma COLLADIN Dau U Female 9 Nottingham, England Scholar
Alice COLLADIN Dau U Female 7 Nottingham, England Scholar
Henry COLLADIN Son Male 5 Nottingham, England Scholar (8 on my ahnentafel)

1881 census RG11 3328 / 99 36. Dwelling 38 Nelson Street Census Place Basford, Nottingham
Name Relation Marital Status Gender Age Birthplace Occupation Disability
Daniel CALLADINE Head M Male 76 Basford, Nottingham, England Hosiery Maker
Rebecca CALLADINE Wife M Female 76 Basford, Nottingham, England

during the next decade, the family were un-employed for some long periods. Many of the extended family went into farming or mining, but Daniel his father was admitted to Nottingham Union Workhouse 7th January 1890. The records state that he was a F.W.K and a Methodist born 1803 and died there 12th June 1890 aged 87.

William too was not having much success, and moved back to a quite corner of Sneinton

1891 census RG12 2705 99. 21 Seymore Street, Sneinton, Nottingham
Daniel Calladine Head M Male 66 Hathern, Leicester, England Head Framework Knitter
Emma Calladine Wife M Female 54 Nottingham, England Wife, Lace hand
Amos Calladine Son U Male 24 Nottingham, England Bleacher
Arthur Calladine Son U Male 22 Nottingham, England Lace Hand, Bleacher
Emma Calladine Dau U Female 19 Nottingham, England Lace Hand, Bleacher
Henry Calladine Son Male 15 Nottingham, England Errand Boy

Daniel died shortly afterwards, (Emma a year or two later),

Daniel Millington Calladine FWK age 74 Sept 1899 Nottingham 7b page 228.
The address where he died was 2 Henry Place Henry Street. The name of informant was Ada Millington Calladine Daughter in Law of 11 Drake Street Nottingham. Date of death 06/09/1899. John his eldest son changed his surname to Millington for some unusual reason, and all the children have Millington as a middle name. Arthur simply droped the Calladine name, but continued to use it as well as Millington. the full list is as follows

Children of WILLIAM CALLADINE and EMMA BLYTON are:
JOHN MILLINGTON CALLADINE, b. 1854, Alfreton, Derby, England; m. MARIA TAYLOR, April 22, 1878, Nottingham St Ann,
(Boiler Maker) (Calladine dropped = Millington)
WILLIAM MILLINGTON CALLADINE, b. 1857, Rempstone Nottingham; m. SARAH MEARS, Nov 27, 1877, Sutton Bonington St Michael,
JANE ELIZABETH CALLADINE, b. 1859, Radford, m. WILLIAM MATTHEWSON, July 28, 1879, Sneinton St Stephen,
ALICE CALLADINE, b. 1861, Hyson Green, Nottingham; m. GEORGE WILLIS, August 07, 1893, Sneinton St Stephen,
ELIJAH MILLINGTON CALLADINE, b. 1863, Nottingham; m. SARAH CLAY, December 26, 1885, Sneinton St Stephen,
AMOS MILLINGTON CALLADINE, b. 1867; m. ELIZABETH ADA BIRKIN, April 15, 1895, Sneinton St Stephen,
ARTHUR MILLINGTON CALLADINE, b. 1869; m. ADA SMITH, August 27, 1893, Sneinton St Stephen, (Calladine dropped = Millington) EMMA CALLADINE, b. 1871; m. WILLIAM ASTILL, January 28, 1893, Nottingham St Savoiour.
HENRY CALLADINE, b. April 19, 1876, Sneinton; m. EDITH MILLS, Sep 14, 1903, St Paul's Church in Nottingham; (my Ggrandparents)

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on 2006-01-07 12:16:05

Dave Calladine , from Yeovil, Somerset, UK, has been a Family Tree Circles member since Jan 2006. is researching the following names: CALLADINE, LAUNCHBURY, FULLER and 22 other(s).

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by GTCal on 2006-05-11 03:24:10

Dave just a point of interest my ggg grandfather David calladine born 1816 died 1893 spent most of his working life down the mines. However in the 1871 and 1881 he was a framework kniter as well. I think they must of been distant cousins. David was the son of david Calladine bn 1770 who had a brother Danial born 1775, I think this is where they link.

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