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Ancestors of Jonah BISHOP 1852 – 1895

Generation No. 1

1. Jonah Bishop, born Abt. 1852 in BOX Wiltshire; died Bef. 31 December 1895 in Billericay Reg Dist – age 43. He was the son of 2. James Bishop and 3. Caroline Fisher. He married (1) Annabella or Arabella Seal 12 August 1878 in St Andrew FULHAM Middlesex. She was born 1855 in MARSHFIELD Gloucestershire, and died Bef. 31 March 1937 in HASTINGS Regn Dist – age 81. She was the daughter of George Seal(e) and Mary Anne Lewis.

More About Jonah Bishop:
1861 CENSUS: Age 11 – Scholar
1871 CENSUS: Age 18 – unm – Quarryman – at home
1878: 12 August, Age 25 – Mason – 74 May Street FULHAM
1881 census: Age 28 – Mason – 17 Rock Street, Islington, London.
1891 Census: Joseph – Age 38 – Beer Retailer – Islington, Highbury.
Baptism: 12 September 1852, BOX Wiltshire
Death Regn: 1895, Billericay Reg Dist 4a 252 Dec Qtr

More About Annabella or Arabella Seal:
1861 CENSUS: Age 5 – Living Town End MARSHFIELD with parents and siblings
1871 CENSUS: Age 15 – Kitchen maid at Beeks
1878: 12 August, Age 22 – 74 May Street FULHAM
1881 census: Arabella – Age 25
1891 Census: Ann J – Age 34 – mar – [where is Jonah]? – Living 1 Essex Terrace Prittlewell, Essex
1901 CENSUS: Age 43 – Widow – Green Grocer Shop Old Road, FRINTON ON SEA Essex
1911 Census: Age 55 – wid – Married 17 years – 5 children – all living – Boarding House Keeper – Employer – at home – 7 Marine Parade WORTHING Sussex
1914: 3 October, Holland House GREAT HOLLAND Essex [from Montague’s details on Campania sailing to NEW YORK
Baptism: 4 November 1855, St Mary’s MARSHFIELD
Birth Regn: Bef. 31 December 1855, CHIPPING SODBURY Regn Dist 6a 134 Dec Qtr
Birth Regn Data: Arabella
Death Regn: 1937, HASTINGS Regn Dist 2b 50 Mar Qtr

More About Jonah Bishop and Annabella Seal:
M Regn: 1878, FULHAM Regn Dist 1a 366 Sep Qtr
M Regn Data: She Arabella Seal
Marriage: 12 August 1878, St Andrew FULHAM Middlesex
Witnesses: George Keen and Ruth Carey

Generation No. 2

2. James Bishop, born 22 May 1823 in BRADFORD ON AVON Wiltshire; died 30 January 1897 in CHIPPENHAM Regn Dist – age 73. He was the son of 4. John Bishop and 5. Elizabeth. He married 3. Caroline Fisher 17 April 1843 in Christ Church BRADFORD ON AVON.
3. Caroline Fisher, born Abt. 1822 in BRADFORD ON AVON; died 31 December 1893 in CHIPPENHAM Regn Dist – age 72. She was the daughter of 6. Samuel Fisher and 7. Maria.

More About James Bishop:
1841 census: Age 15 – at home
1843: 17 April, Quarrier – Masons Lane BRADFORD ON AVON
1851 census: Age 28 – Quarryman Lab – Box Quarries BOX
1861 CENSUS: Age 39 – Quarryman – Box Quarry by Road BOX Wiltshire – says born BRATTEN [BRATTON?]
1871 CENSUS: Age 47 – Quarryman – Box Hill BOX Wiltshire
1881 census: Age 57 – Stone Miner – 4 Box Hill BOX Wiltshire
1891 Census: Age 67 – Gardiner own account – Rose Cottage Box Hill BOX
Baptism: 8 October 1926, Bearfield Non-Conformist BRADFORD ON AVON Wiltshire
Burial: 2 February 1897, BOX Cemetery Wiltshire
Death Regn: 1897, CHIPPENHAM Regn Dist 5a 49 Mar Qtr

More About Caroline Fisher:
1841 census: Age 18 – weaver – at home
1843: 17 April, Weaver – of BEARFIELD
1851 census: Age 28
1861 CENSUS: Age 37
1871 CENSUS: Age 48
1881 census: Age 60
1891 Census: Age 68
Burial: 3 January 1894, BOX Cemetery Wiltshire
Death Regn: 1894, CHIPPENHAM Regn Dist 5a 45 Mar Qtr

More About James Bishop and Caroline Fisher:
M Data: Entry No 2
Marriage: 17 April 1843, Christ Church BRADFORD ON AVON
Witnesses: John Belwell & Rose Fisher

Children of James Bishop and Caroline Fisher are:
i. Mary Ann Bishop, born Abt. 1843 in BRADFORD ON AVON Wiltshire; died 19 June 1912.

More About Mary Ann Bishop:
1851 census: Age 7 – Scholar
1861 CENSUS: MARIAM or MARIANN – Age 17 – House Servant – Rectory BABCARY Somerset – Residence of Thomas SWEETAPPLE – Rector of BABCARY
1871 CENSUS: Maria A – Age 26 – unm – General Servant – Bartonend House HORSLEY Gloucestershire – residence of Elizabeth SWEETAPPLE
1881 census: MARIANNA – Age 37 – unm – General Servant Domestic – Summer Lodge EVERSHOT Dorsetshire – residence of Elizabeth SWEETAPPLE
1891 Census: MARIANNE – Age 46 – Single – Domestic Servant – St James Vicarage BARTON ST Mary Gloucestershire. – Residence of Elizabeth SWEETAPPLE and her son Rev Henry SWEETAPPLE Vicar of St James Ch.
1901 CENSUS: Maria A – Age 57 – Single – Cook/Domestic – The Rectory MONK SHERBORNE Hampshire – Residence of Elizabeth SWEETAPPLE and her son Rev Henry SWEETAPPLE – Clergyman Church of England

ii. John Bishop, born Abt. 1845 in BOX Wiltshire.

More About John Bishop:
1851 census: Age 5 – Scholar
1861 CENSUS: Age 16 – Labourer
1871 CENSUS: Age 25 – unm – Quarryman – at home
1881 census: Age 25?? – unm – Stone Miner – at home
Baptism: 12 September 1852, BOX Wiltshire

iii. George Bishop, born Abt. 1847 in BOX Wiltshire.

More About George Bishop:
1851 census: Age 3
1861 CENSUS: Age 15 – Labourer
1871 CENSUS: Age 23 – Stone Sawyer – Boarder – King Street ARUNDEL
1881 census: Age 33 – Stone Sawyer – Lodger – 8 Palmerston Road ISLINGTON Middlesex

iv. William Bishop, born Abt. 1848 in BOX Wiltshire; died 26 January 1908 in BOX Wiltshire – age 58; married (1) Isabelle Amelia Horton Bef. 31 March 1881 in WIMBORNE Regn Dist; born Abt. 1859 in WIMBORNE Dorsetshire; died 11 August 1888 in ? BOX Wiltshire – age 29; married (2) Mary Jane Marks 1893 in SHEPTON MALLET Regn Dist; born Abt. 1864 in DOULTING Somerset.

More About William Bishop:
1851 census: Age 2
1861 CENSUS: Age 14 – Labourer
1871 CENSUS: Age 21 – Stone Sawyer – Lodger – Humphrey Cottages LEATHERHEAD Surrey – household of Edward Harvey
1881 census: Age 27 – Mar – Stone Mason – Living with parents – 4 Box Hill BOX
1891 Census: Age 37 – widower – Stone Mason – Lodger – 14 Northcote Road Holdenhurst BOURNEMOUTH Hampshire – household of Edward Godden – shows born Bath BOX Somerset
1901 CENSUS: Age 49 – Stone Mason – 57 Claude Avenue Twerton BATH Somerset
Burial: Aft. 26 January 1908, BOX Cemetery Wiltshire

More About Isabelle Amelia Horton:
1861 CENSUS: Isabella – Age 2
1871 CENSUS: Isabella A – Age 12
1881 census: Age 25
Burial: 15 August 1888, BOX Cemetery Wiltshire
Death Data: 1888, Isabel Amelia – Age 29

More About William Bishop and Isabelle Horton:
M Regn: 1881, WIMBORNE Regn Dist 5a 400 Mar Qtr
Marriage: Bef. 31 March 1881, WIMBORNE Regn Dist

v. Elizabeth Bishop, born Abt. January 1851 in BOX Wiltshire; died Bef. 17 June 1851 in BOX Wiltshire.

More About Elizabeth Bishop:
1851 census: Age 2 months
Baptism: 9 February 1851, BOX Wiltshire
Burial: 17 June 1851, BOX Wiltshire
Death Regn: 1851, Is this she? – CHIPPENHAM Regn Dist 8 226 Jun Qtr – freebmd

1 vi. Jonah Bishop, born Abt. 1852 in BOX Wiltshire; died Bef. 31 December 1895 in Billericay Reg Dist – age 43; married Annabella or Arabella Seal 12 August 1878 in St Andrew FULHAM Middlesex.
vii. Samuel Bishop, born Abt. 1854 in BOX Wiltshire; died 1888 in BATH Regn Dist – age 33; married Eugenie Ann Smith Bef. 30 September 1876 in CLIFTON Regn Dist; born Abt. 1854 in BOX Wiltshire.

More About Samuel Bishop:
1861 CENSUS: Age 6 – Scholar
1871 CENSUS: Age 16 – Farm Servant – at home
1881 census: Age 26 – Baker – 3 Trinity Square WALCOT Bath
Baptism: 12 November 1854, BOX Wiltshire

More About Eugenie Ann Smith:
1861 CENSUS: Age 6 – Scholar
1871 CENSUS: Age 16 – Domestic Servant (Cook) – Box Village BOX Wiltshire – household of Elizabeth Noble
1881 census: Age 26
1891 Census: Age 34 – Grocer – Widow – 4 Berkeley Street WALCOT Bath
1901 CENSUS: Age 46

More About Samuel Bishop and Eugenie Smith:
M Regn: 1876, CLIFTON Regn Dist 6a 186 Sep Qtr
Marriage: Bef. 30 September 1876, CLIFTON Regn Dist

viii. Caroline Bishop, born Abt. 1857 in BOX Wiltshire; died Bef. 24 December 1859 in BOX Wiltshire.

More About Caroline Bishop:
Baptism: 1 March 1857, BOX Wiltshire
Burial: 24 December 1859, BOX Wiltshire

ix. James Bishop, born Abt. 1858 in BOX Wiltshire; died 1883 in BOX Wiltshire; married Emily Bradfield Bef. 31 December 1878 in CHIPPENHAM Regn Dist; born Abt. 1856 in MONKTON FARLEY Wiltshire.

More About James Bishop:
1861 CENSUS: Age 3 – Scholar
1871 CENSUS: Age 13 – Scholar
1881 census: Age 22 – Stone Miner – Box Quarries BOX
Baptism: 9 January 1859, BOX Wiltshire
Baptism data: Father shown as Samuel
Burial: 22 January 1883, BOX CEMETERY
Death Data: Age 24 – Quarryman

More About Emily Bradfield:
1881 census: Age 24
1891 Census: Age 35 – Charwoman – Widow – Woodstock BOX Wiltshire

More About James Bishop and Emily Bradfield:
M Regn: 1878, CHIPPENHAM Regn Dist 5a 112 Dec Qtr
Marriage: Bef. 31 December 1878, CHIPPENHAM Regn Dist

x. Ruth Bishop, born Abt. 1859 in BOX Wiltshire.

More About Ruth Bishop:
1861 CENSUS: Age 1

xi. Kate Bishop, born Abt. 1860 in BOX Wiltshire; married Harry Dunn Bef. 31 March 1886 in CHIPPENHAM Regn Dist; born Abt. 1855 in BOX Wiltshire.

More About Kate Bishop:
1871 CENSUS: Age 10 – Scholar
1881 census: Age 21 – Domestic Serv Parlour Maid – Avondale Villa No 1 BATHWICK Bath Somerset – residence of Henry J WILLOUGHBY – Retd Lt Col Indian Army
1891 Census: Age 30
1901 CENSUS: Age 40

More About Harry Dunn:
1881 census: Age 24 – Stone Miner – Quarry Hill BOX Wiltshire – Lodger – Household of Elisha Moody – Stone Miner
1891 Census: Age 35 – Free Stone Quarryman – London Road BOX HILL Wiltshire
1901 CENSUS: Age 43 – Stone Quarryman – Box Hill BOX Wiltshire

More About Harry Dunn and Kate Bishop:
M Regn: 1886, CHIPPENHAM Regn Dist 5a 89 Mar Qtr
Marriage: Bef. 31 March 1886, CHIPPENHAM Regn Dist

xii. Eliza Bishop, born Abt. 1862 in BOX Wiltshire.

More About Eliza Bishop:
1871 CENSUS: Age 8 – Scholar
1881 census: Age 19 – Domestic Serv Housemaid – Avondale Villa No 1 BATHWICK Bath Somerset – residence of Henry J WILLOUGHBY – Retd Lt Col Indian Army
1891 Census: Age 29 – single – Parlourmaid – 11 Brook Street WALCOT Bath – Household of Mary JOHNSTONE – Living on own means
1901 CENSUS: Age 38 – single – Ladys Maid – 18 Russell Street Lansdown BATH

xiii. Arthur Bishop, born Abt. 1864 in BOX Wiltshire; died January 1934; married Alice Head Bef. 30 June 1890 in BATH Regn Dist; born Abt. 1864 in BATH Somersetshire; died 15 April 1939.

More About Arthur Bishop:
1871 CENSUS: AURTHUR – Age 6 – Scholar
1881 census: Brother – Age 16 – Carpenter Appr – living with Samuel – 3 Trinity Square WALCOT Bath
1891 Census: Age 26 – Carpenter – 11 Clarence Street WALCOT Bath
1901 CENSUS: Age 37 – Carpenter & Joiner – 11 Clarence Street WALCOT Bath
Burial: BOX Cemetery Wiltshire

More About Alice Head:
1891 Census: Age 26
1901 CENSUS: Age 37
Burial: BOX Cemetery Wiltshire

More About Arthur Bishop and Alice Head:
M Regn: 1890, BATH Regn Dist 5c 1084 Jun Qtr
Marriage: Bef. 30 June 1890, BATH Regn Dist

Generation No. 3

4. John Bishop, born Abt. 1796 in Wiltshire; died Bef. 31 December 1850 in BRADFORD ON AVON Regn Dist. He married 5. Elizabeth.
5. Elizabeth, born Abt. 1784 in TROWBRIDGE Wiltshire; died Bef. 31 December 1871 in BRADFORD ON AVON Regn Dist – age 87.

More About John Bishop:
1816: 10 June, Weaver – Pothooks BRADFORD ON AVON Wiltshire
1817: 26 December, Weaver – Wooley Street BRADFORD ON AVON Wiltshire
1841 census: Age 45 – Weaver – Masons Lane BRADFORD ON AVON Wiltshire
1843: 17 April, Weaver
Death Regn: 1850, BRADFORD ON AVON Regn Dist 8 191 Dec Qtr

More About Elizabeth:
1841 census: Age 56
1851 census: Age 65 – wid – Blind – Mother in law – Formerly Weaver – Cunnigre Rank BRADFORD ON AVON Wiltshire – living with daughter Sarah Tucker and family
1861 CENSUS: Age 75 – wid – Blind – Bearfield Rank BRADFORD ON AVON Wiltshire – Boarder – with daughter Sarah Tucker & Family – says born STUDLEY Wiltshire
1871 CENSUS: Age 85 – wid – Blind 20 years – 7 Conigre Rank BRADFORD ON AVON Wiltshire – with John Tucker & Family [says Mother in law but is grandmother of John]
Death Regn: 1871, BRADFORD ON AVON Regn Dist 5a 81 Dec Qtr

Children of John Bishop and Elizabeth are:
i. Mary Ann Bishop, born Abt. 1816 in BRADFORD ON AVON Wiltshire.

More About Mary Ann Bishop:
Baptism: 10 June 1816, BRADFORD ON AVON Wiltshire

ii. Sarah Bishop, born Abt. 1817 in BRADFORD ON AVON Wiltshire; married Job Tucker Bef. 31 March 1839 in BRADFORD ON AVON Regn Dist; born Abt. 1816 in BRADFORD ON AVON Wiltshire; died 1890 in TWERTON Somerset – age 72.

More About Sarah Bishop:
1841 census: Age 20 – Weaver
1851 census: Age 33
1861 CENSUS: Age 44 – Woollen Cloth Weaver
1871 CENSUS: Age 53
1881 census: Age 63
1891 Census: Age 73 – wid – Living on own means – 24 Argyle Terrace TWERTON Somerset
1901 CENSUS: Age 83 – wid – 52 Ferndale Road SWINDON Wiltshire – Mother – living with James & family
Baptism: 26 December 1817, BRADFORD ON AVON Wiltshire

More About Job Tucker:
1841 census: Age 25 – Weaver – Church Lane BRADFORD ON AVON Wiltshire
1851 census: Age 34 – Hand Loom Weaver (Woollen) – Connigre Rank BRADFORD ON AVON Wiltshire
1861 CENSUS: Age 45 – Woollen Cloth Weaver – Bearfield Rank BRADFORD ON AVON Wiltshire
1871 CENSUS: Age 54 – Cloth Weaver – Bences Yard TWERTON Somerset
1881 census: Age 64 – Weaver – 13 Bences Yard TWERTON Somerset [grandson Fred – age 9 – born Chippenham – also in household]

More About Job Tucker and Sarah Bishop:
M Regn: 1839, BRADFORD ON AVON Regn Dist 8 353 Mar Qtr
Marriage: Bef. 31 March 1839, BRADFORD ON AVON Regn Dist

iii. Jane Bishop, born 22 November 1819.

More About Jane Bishop:
Baptism: 8 October 1826, Bearfield Non-Conformist BRADFORD ON AVON Wiltshire

2 iv. James Bishop, born 22 May 1823 in BRADFORD ON AVON Wiltshire; died 30 January 1897 in CHIPPENHAM Regn Dist – age 73; married Caroline Fisher 17 April 1843 in Christ Church BRADFORD ON AVON.
v. Catherine Bishop, born 22 August 1826.

More About Catherine Bishop:
Baptism: 8 October 1826, Bearfield Non-Conformist BRADFORD ON AVON Wiltshire

6. Samuel Fisher, born Abt. 1795 in BRADFORD ON AVON Wiltshire; died Bef. 30 June 1877 in BRADFORD ON AVON Regn Dist – age 86. He married 7. Maria.
7. Maria, born Abt. 1793 in BRADFORD ON AVON Wiltshire; died Bef. 31 December 1863 in BRADFORD ON AVON Regn Dist.

More About Samuel Fisher:
1841 census: Age 46 – Weaver – Church Lane BRADFORD ON AVON Wiltshire [George – age 86 – living with him – Father??]
1843: 17 April, Weaver
1851 census: Age 57 – Cloth Weaver – Church Lane BRADFORD ON AVON Wiltshire
1861 CENSUS: Age 66 – India Rubber Worker – Mill Street BRADFORD ON AVON Wiltshire
1871 CENSUS: Age 79 – wid – India Rubber Worker – Mill Street BRADFORD ON AVON Wiltshire
Death Regn: 1877, BRADFORD ON AVON Regn Dist 5a 86 Jun Qtr

More About Maria:
1841 census: Age 48 – Weaver
1851 census: Age 58 – Washer
1861 CENSUS: Age 68 – Woollen Washer?
Death Regn: 1863, BRADFORD ON AVON Regn Dist 5a 29 Dec Qtr

Children of Samuel Fisher and Maria are:
3 i. Caroline Fisher, born Abt. 1822 in BRADFORD ON AVON; died 31 December 1893 in CHIPPENHAM Regn Dist – age 72; married James Bishop 17 April 1843 in Christ Church BRADFORD ON AVON.
ii. Ruth Fisher, born Abt. 1825 in BRADFORD ON AVON Wiltshire; married John Bolwell 1843 in BRADFORD ON AVON REGN Dist; born Abt. 1824 in BRADFORD ON AVON Wiltshire.

More About Ruth Fisher:
1841 census: Age 16 – Weaver – at home

More About John Bolwell and Ruth Fisher:
Marriage: 1843, BRADFORD ON AVON REGN Dist

iii. Mary Ann Fisher, born Abt. 1829 in Wiltshire.

More About Mary Ann Fisher:
1841 census: Age 12

iv. Sarah Fisher, born Abt. 1833 in Wiltshire.

More About Sarah Fisher:
1841 census: Age 8

v. Fanny Fisher, born Abt. 1835 in BRADFORD ON AVON Wiltshire.

More About Fanny Fisher:
1841 census: Age 6
1851 census: Age 18 – Factory Lab – at home
1861 CENSUS: Age 25 – India Rubber Worker – at home
1871 CENSUS: Age 33 – India Rubber Worker – at home
1881 census: Age 44 – Forwoman India Rubber Mill – Mill Street BRADFORD ON AVON Wiltshire
1891 Census: Age 55 – Retired – 6 Kingston Road BRADFORD ON AVON Wiltshire [niece Annie Bradfield age 31 of Box also with her]
1901 CENSUS: Age 64 – Living on own means – 6 Kingston Road BRADFORD ON AVON Wiltshire [niece Annie Bradfield also in household]