Beckitt NICHOLSON
(Abt 1846-1904)

 

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Spouses/Children:
Eliza CADMAN

Beckitt NICHOLSON 1 2

  • Born: Abt 1846, Wath upon Dearne, Yorks 2
  • Marriage: Eliza CADMAN about 1870 1
  • Died: 21 Feb 1904 aged about 58 3
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On 2 Apr 1871 he appeared on the census at Sandy Gate, Wath on Dearne, Yorks as a 25-year-old solicitor with two servants in the household, a nurse and a cook. 2

On 3 Apr 1881 Beckitt appeared on the census at 33 Sandygate, Wath on Dearne, Yorks as a 35-year-old solicitor who had, as a visitor, his uncle the Right Rev. Robert Cornthwaite, Roman Catholic Bishop of Leeds. 4

On 5 Apr 1891 he appeared on the census at 33 Sandygate, Wath on Dearne, Yorks as a 45-year-old solictor with three domestic servants plus a cook and a housemaid. 5

On 31 Mar 1901 Beckitt appeared on the census at Sandy Gate, Wath on Dearne, Yorks as a 55-year-old solictor. 6

On 12 Apr 1904 his estate was probated at the Wakefield registry, to his widow Eliza with effects initially valued at 11,486 12s 5d but resworn at 15,904 9s 3d. At the time of his death he was a gentleman living in Wath upon Dearne, Yorks. 3

On 30 Jul 1917 his estate was probated for the second time. Administration (with will) was granted at the Wakefield registry to Rev. Richard Frances Byrne, clerk with effects 105. 7


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Beckitt married Eliza CADMAN, daughter of William CADMAN and Margaret SMELTER, about 1870.1 (Eliza CADMAN was born about 1849 at Handsworth Grange, Handsworth, Yorks 2 4 5 6 8 9 10.)

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Their marriage was registered during the quarter ended Mar 1870 at the Barnsley registration district, with GRO reference vol 9c, page 188. 1


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1 FreeBMD, "Marriage indices," database(http://www.freebmd.org.uk : accessed 18 Apr 2012), entry for Beckett Nicholson and Eliza Cadman, volume 9c, page 188, Mar quarter 1870, Barnsley district; citing the General Register Office's England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes.

2 1871 Census of England, Wath on dearne, folio 30, page 22, Beckitt Nicholson; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 18 Apr 2012); citing PRO RG 10/4710.

3 England and wales, Beckitt Nicholson, 1904, page 27; digital images, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1861-1941(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 18 Apr 2012).

4 1881 Census of England, Wath on Dearne, folio 42, page 35, Beckitt Nicholson; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 18 Apr 2012); citing PRO RG 11/4681.

5 1891 Census of England, Wath on Dearne, folio 38, page 19, Beckitt Nicholson; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 18 Apr 2012); citing PRO RG 12/3854.

6 1901 Census of England, Wath on Dearne, folio 39, page 24, Beckitt Nicholson; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 18 Apr 2012); citing PRO RG 13/4400.

7 England and wales, Beckitt Nicholson, 1917, page 377; digital images, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1861-1941(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 18 Apr 2012).

8 1851 Census of England, Handsworth, folio 597, page 2, William Cadman; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 20 Jan 2012); citing PRO HO 107/2342.

9 1861 Census of England, Handsworth, folio 40, page 5, William Cadman; digital images(www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 20 Jan 2012); citing PRO RG 9/3501.

10 1911 Census of England and Wales, Burlington House 30 High Street Wath on Dearne, Eliza Nicholson; digital images(www.findmypast.co.uk/ : accessed 20 Mar 2013); citing RG 78 PN 1606, RG 14 PN 28115, registration district (RD) 511 (Rotherham), sub district (SD) 5 (Wath), enumeration district (ED) 6, schedule number (SN) 54.


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