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Alfred Austin (1835 - 1913)

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Alfred Austin
Born in Headingley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdommap
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Died in Ashford, Kent, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 9 Jan 2015 | Last significant change: 14 Nov 2018
16:41: Maryann (Thompson) Hurt edited the Biography and Birth Place for Alfred Austin. (Minor bio edits ) [Thank Maryann for this]
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Alfred Austin was born in 1835.

1841 census: Headingley Hill, Leeds, Yorkshire (above Mary's name on the census, her husband Joseph Austin had been crossed through with the note 'In France', he was shown as a wool dealer)[1]

  • Mary Austin F 30-34 Yorkshire
  • Henry Austin M 8 Yorkshire
  • Winfred Austin F 7 Yorkshire
  • Alfred Austin M 6 Yorkshire
  • Walter Austin M 0 Yorkshire

In 1861, Alfred was residing in Tanfield Court, in The Inner Temple, London, where he was a Barrister At Law Practicing.[2]

On 14 November 1865, Alfred married Hester Jane Homan-Mulock in St Marylebone Parish Church, London.[3]

1871 census: Hothfield, Kent [4]

  • Alfred Austin Head M 35 Leeds, Yorkshire, Attorney
  • Hestery Austin Wife F 28 Ireland
  • Ann Nye Servant F 24 Leigh, Kent
  • Elizabeth Christensen Servant F 24 Sudbury, Derbyshire

Alfred Austin passed away in 1913, in Ashford, Kent, he was 78 years old.[5]

His entry in the probate calendar reads:[6]
AUSTIN Alfred of Swinford Old Manor, Ashford, Kent, died 2 June 1913, probate London 4 July to Hester Jane Austin, widow. Effects 2,098 0s 7d.


  1. "England and Wales Census, 1841," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 4 September 2017), Alfred Austin in household of Mary Austin, Leeds, Yorkshire,Yorkshire West Riding, England; from "1841 England, Scotland and Wales census,"
  2. "England and Wales Census, 1861," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 27 September 2016), Alfred Austin, The Inner Temple, London, Middlesex, England; from "1861 England, Scotland and Wales census,"
  3. England & Wales marriage registration: Marylebone [district], Volume 1a, Page 1067, December quarter 1865, bride named Hester Jane MULOCK
  4. "England and Wales Census, 1871", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 24 June 2017), Alfred Austin, 1871.
  5. ( GRO index Q2 1913 Ashfield vol 2a page 1039
  6. (

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