Steve & Pauline Jones’ Family History

Census transcript for Walter Cosson Witpen (1854-1940) & family

1861: 11 Maria Street (east side), St Leonard, Shoreditch, London. George Witpen (head) age 40, born Whitechapel Middlesex occ Warehouseman. Elizabeth Witpen (wife) age 42, born Barnstaple Devon. Rachel Witpen (dtr) age 11, born Shoreditch Middlesex. Walter Witpen (son) age 6, born Haggerston Middlesex. Elizabeth Witpen (dtr) age 4, born Haggerston Middlesex. Florence Witpen (dtr) age 2, born Haggerston Middlesex. Mary McAndrew (servant) age 18, born Barnstaple Devon occ Servant. NA ref RG9/245/40 page 23 sch 176

1871: 3 Staple Street, Bermondsey, London. George Witpen (head) age 46, born Stepney occ Collar Cutter. Elizabeth Witpen (wife) age 47, born Devonshire. Rachel Witpen (dtr) age 21, born St Leonards occ Hat Trimmer. Walter Witpen (son) age 16, born St Leonards occ Collar Cutter. Elizabeth Witpen (dtr) age 15, born St Leonards occ Collar Boxer. Florence Witpen (dtr) age 11, born St Leonards. Parston [sic] G. Witpen (son) age 8, born St Leonards. Alice R. Witpen (dtr) age 3, born St Leonards. NA ref RG10/628/91 page 47 sch 211

1881: 117 Preston Street, Hulme, Manchester. Walter Wilpen [sic] (head, married) age 27, born Kingsland London occ Shirt cutter. Ellen Wilpen (wife, married) age 27, born London. Olive Wilpen (dtr) age 5 months, born Stretford Lancashire. Susannah Standley (mother in law, widow) age 66, born Norfolk. NA ref RG11/3935/93 page 26 sch 134

1891: 40 Sloane Street, Moss Side, Manchester. Walter Witpen (head, married) age 37, born London Middlesex occ Shirt & collar cutter. Ellen R. Witpen (wife, married) age 37, born Surry. Olive Witpen (dtr) age 10, born Manchester. NA ref RG12/3199/117 page 34 sch 176

1901: 104 Bickley Street, Moss Side, Manchester. Walter Whitpen [sic] (head, married) age 46, born London occ Shirt collar cutter. Ellen Whitpen (wife, married) age 46, born Southwell Surrey. Olive Whitpen (dtr) age 20, born Stretford Lancashire occ Children's costumer. NA ref RG13/3710/17 page 25 sch 153

1911: 159 Albany Road, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester. Walter Cosson Witpen (head, married) age 56, born London Middlesex occ Garment cutter shirts pyjamas etc. Helen Rebecca Witpen (wife, married 33 years) children born alive 4, children still living 1, children died 3. Born Surrey. Olive Scammell (dtr, married 4 years) children born alive 1, children still living 1. Born Manchester. Bertram Morphet Scammell (son in law) age 29, born Manchester occ Salesman, tailor. Cosson John Scammell (g-son) age 1, born Manchester. NA ref RG13/3710/17 page 25 sch 153