James Wright 1813 - 1874


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Birth: ABT 1813 Walpole St Peters NFK ENG

Death: 23 May 1874 Lynn Road Wisbech CAM ENG

Father: James Wright

Mother: Elizabeth Arton


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Wife: Frances Provost

Marriage: 9 February 1836 Thorney CAM ENG


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Buried: May 27, 1874, West Walton, NFK, ENG
James's occupation is given as Farmer in Parish Register for all his children's baptisms.
1871 census (transcribed by Andrew Preece)
Piece 1617 Page 84 Sched 36 
Dixons End Hall 
Name            Relation Status Sex Age Occupation  Birthplace 
James Wright    Head     Widr   M   57  Farmer      Norfolk,  Walpole St Peters 
Elizabeth Pratt Daur     W      F   33  Housekeeper Norfolk,  West Walton 
Samuel Wright   Son      Unm    M   27  Ag Lab      Norfolk,  West Walton 
Next household is of Robert Pratt and family, Farmer of 930 acres
Two households further along is that of John Dennison
1861 census (transcribed by Andrew Preece)
Piece 1050 Page 80  
Road from Church End to Roman Bank 
Name                 Relation Status Sex Age Occupation               Birthplace 
James Wright         Head     Marrd  M   47  Farmer 140 acres,  5 men Walpole, Norfolk 
Fanny Wright         Wife     Marrd  F   47  Wife                     Thorney Fen, Cambs 
Elizabeth Ann Wright Daur     Ud     F   23  Farmer's Dau             Walton, Norfolk 
Samuel Wright        Son      Ud     M   19  Farmers's Son            Walton, Norfolk 
Edward Wright        Son      Ud     M   18  Farmer's Son             Walton, Norfolk 
Ellen Benstead       Visitor  Ud     F   27  Servt                    Clenchwarton, Norfolk 
1851 census (from LDS 3-counties CD)
Name              Relationship Mar Age  Sex Occupation                    Birthplace 
James  WRIGHT     Head         M   38   M   Farmer 100 Acres  2 Men 1 Boy Walpole St Andrews-Nfk 
Frances  WRIGHT   Wife         M   39   F    
Elizabeth  WRIGHT Daur         -   14   F   Scholar                       West Walton-Nfk 
William  WRIGHT   Son          -   12   M   Scholar                       West Walton-Nfk 
Samuel  WRIGHT    Son          -   10   M   Scholar                       West Walton-Nfk 
Edward  WRIGHT    Son          -    8   M   Scholar                       West Walton-Nfk 
Jacob  DREW       Serv         -   14   M   Servant Boy                   West Walton-Nfk 
Address: Nth Fd, Wisbeach 
Census Place: West Walton Wisbeach, Norfolk 
PRO Reference: HO/107/1766 Folio: 556 Page: 2 FHL Film: 0193660 
1841 census (transcribed by Andrew Preece)
HO 107 Piece 770/13/9 
Dixon End 
Name                 Age Sex Occupation Born in County? 
James Wright         30  M   Farmer     Y 
Frances Wright       30  F              N 
Elizabeth Ann Wright  5  F              Y 
William Wright        3  M              Y 
Samuel Wright         1  M              Y      

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