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    Default Josiah Daniel Firmin 1816

    Hi, I'd be really grateful if anyone can help me trace my Firmin roots back further than Josiah where I have hit a brick wall. I have managed to gather some information but can't go further back... His place of birth is Maplestead in Essex and he married a Mary Taunton...pasted below is everything I know....

    Name: Mary Taunton
    Spouse: Josiah Firmin
    Marriage Date: 1835
    Parish: Hackney Middlesex

    1861 Census
    FIRMIN, Josiah Head Married M 45 1816 Smith
    FIRMIN, Mary A Wife Married F 46 1815
    Spitalfields Middlesex
    FIRMIN, Wm Son Unmarried M 14 1847 Porter Shop Greenwich Kent
    FIRMIN, Geo Son M 11 1850 Errand Boy Stratford Essex

    RG number:
    RG09 Piece:
    66 Folio:
    130 Page:

    Registration District:
    Marylebone Sub District:
    1 All Souls Enumeration District:
    4 Ecclesiastical Parish:
    All Saints

    Civil Parish:
    Marylebone Municipal Borough:
    Marylebone Address:
    18, Adam & Eve Court, Oxford Street, Marylebone County:
    London, Middlesex

    1861 England Census
    about Geo Firmin
    Name: Geo Firmin
    Age: 11
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1850
    Relation: Son
    Father's Name: Josiah
    Mother's Name: May A
    Gender: Male
    Where born: Stratford, Essex, England

    Civil parish: St Marylebone
    Ecclesiastical parish: All Saints
    County/Island: Middlesex
    Country: England

    Household Members:
    Name Age
    Josiah Firmin 45
    May A Firmin 46
    Wm Firmin 14
    Geo Firmin 11

    Household FIRMIN, Josiah 1816 45 M Marylebone London, Middlesex
    Registration district: Marylebone
    Sub-registration district: All Souls
    ED, institution, or vessel: 4
    Neighbors: View others on page
    Household schedule number: 135
    Household Members: Name Age
    Josiah Firmin 45 Maplestead Essex
    May A Firmin 46 Or MARY 1815 Spitalfields, Middlesex
    Wm Firmin 14 1847 Greenwich, Kent
    Geo Firmin 11 1850 Stratford, Essex

    RG9; Piece: 66; Folio: 130; Page: 23

    also on Family Search
    Name: Josiah Firmin
    Event: Census
    Event Date: 1861
    Gender: Male
    Age: 45
    Relationship to Head of Household: Head
    Birthplace: ..., Essex
    Record Type: Household
    Registration District: Marylebone
    Sub-district: 1 All Souls
    Ecclesiastical Parish: All Saints
    Civil Parish: Marylebone
    County: London, Middlesex


    Name: Josiah Firmen
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1815
    Year of Registration: 1890
    Quarter of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec
    Age at Death: 75
    District: Islington
    County: Greater London, London, Middlesex
    Volume: 1b
    Page: 189

    1871 England Census
    about James Firmin <~~~~~ am betting on typoese again!
    Name: James Firmin
    Age: 57
    Estimated Birth Year: abt 1814
    Relation: Head
    Spouse's Name: Mary A
    Gender: Male
    >>>>Where born: Maplestead, Essex, England
    Civil parish: Lambeth
    Ecclesiastical parish: St Andrew
    County/Island: London
    Country: England
    Registration district: Lambeth
    Sub-registration district: Waterloo Road First
    ED, institution, or vessel: 6
    Household schedule number: 198
    Household Members: Name Age
    James Firmin 57
    Mary A Firmin 56 Spitlefields Middx
    Harriett Mathers 7 Grandaughter 1864 Lambeth, Surrey
    RG10; Piece: 648; Folio: 57; Page: 29
    RG number:
    RG10 Piece:
    648 Folio:
    57 Page:

    Registration District:
    Lambeth Sub District:
    Waterloo 1st Part Enumeration District:
    6 Ecclesiastical Parish:

    Civil Parish:
    Lambeth Municipal Borough:
    Lambeth Address:
    Commercial Rd, Lambeth County:
    London, Surrey

    Household FIRMIN, James 1815 66 M Islington Middlesex VIEW

    Deaths Dec 1890
    Firmen Josiah 75 Islington 1b 189

    I can't trace much about the sudden appearance of Harriet Mathers either.....

    Thanking anyone in anticipation

    Jan X
    Last edited by Mutley; 21-04-2011 at 8:32 PM. Reason: (records crown copyright, care of the TNA)


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