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Looking for information on John SHEPPARD b1833

Query by asheppard

I have been searching for a while for this man, here is what I have

John SHEPPARD Surname spelling on Baptism SHEPHERD
Baptised St Marys Nottingham 16 July 1833

Mother Elizabeth born abt. 1797 in Frean Gatus Derby Derbyshire England
Father John - occupation Lace Maker

I have been unable to find any further information for father John or later listed as Alfred.

On 1841 Census with Mother Elizabeth and sister Mary
1841 England Census about John Shephard
Name: John Shephard
Age: 8
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1833
Gender: Male
Where born: Nottinghamshire, England

Civil parish: St Mary
Hundred: Nottingham
County/Island: Nottinghamshire
Country: England

Street Address: Rose's Row

Registration district: Nottingham
Sub-registration district: Byron
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 869
Book: 2
Folio: 54
Page Number: 19
Household Members:
Name Age
John Dalley 43 ??? (not sure who this person is doesn't appear with family again)
Elizabeth Shephard 41 occupation Tambourer
Mary Shephard 11
John Shephard 8

1851 Census
6 Burdett Court
Household Members:
Name Age
Elizabeth Sheperd 52 Tambourer
John Sheperd 17 Lace Maker
George Widdowson 15 parents live next door
Maria Widdowson 14 parents live next door


On 23 January 1853 John SHEPHARD married Elizabeth Musson in St. Marys parish church he was living at Burdett Court his father is listed as Alfred Shepherd - deceased labourer.
John signs his name as SHEPHARD Elizabeth makes her mark 'x'
They are both listed as "under age"


John & Elizabeth have two children

1. Jane SHEPPHERD
born 11 Aug 1854 Burdett Court St Marys, Nottingham
Father John SHEPPHERD lace Maker,
Mother Elizabeth Sheppherd formerly Musson

Jane died 1927 - surname SHEPHERD her sons surname SHEPPARD (that's a whole other story)

2. George SHEPPARD
born 16 July 1857 Burdett Court St Marys, Nottingham
Father John SHEPPARD lace maker
Mother Elizabeth Sheppard formerly Musson

George died 1876

John's sister Mary was baptised 17 Feb 1830 no father listed mother Elizabeth SHEPHERD.

The spelling of the surname changes back and forward.

I can't find any trace of John b1833 on the 1861 Census, Elizabeth is with her parents and her mother in law (Johns mother) at her parents address Mall Mill Lane

Census 1861
Civil parish: St Mary
Ecclesiastical parish: St John
Town: Nottingham
County/Island: Nottinghamshire
Country: England
Household Members:
Name Age
George Musson 51
Hannah Musson 51
>>>Elizabeth Shephard 29
>>>Jane Shephard 6
>>>George Shephard 3
Harriet Musson 11
Elizabeth Sheppard 64 Johns Mother


I have details of the Musson family and for Elizabeth Sheppard nee Musson and most of the information on Jane Sheppard b1854.

Can any one find my John, he is my husbands Great Great Grandfather and we would love to know what happened to him.

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on 2011-12-14 22:42:56

asheppard , from Queensland Australia, has been a Family Tree Circles member since Nov 2010. is researching the following names: NORGROVE, BAIRD, TOAL and 43 other(s).

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