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Charlotte Emilia Bishop (1832 - 1893)

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Charlotte Emilia Bishop
Born in St Pancras, London, Englandmap
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Died in Paddington, London, England, United Kingdommap
Profile last modified 25 Feb 2019 | Created 20 Oct 2018
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  • Occupation (1881): Governess (Prof)
  • Occupation (1891): Teacher Of Music

Charlotte Emilia Bishop was born on 19 August 1832 and baptised on 20 September at Saint Pancras, London. She was the daughter of John Bishop and Harriet Araminta Ingpen.[1] Charlotte was named after her Mother's sister Charlotte Emilia Ingpen

Census, 1841 - Howland St

In the 1841 Census, Charlotte Bishop was recorded as being 7 years. Occupants at the house on Howland Street, St Pancras were Harriet Bishop Sr, Elder sister Emily and Harriet, presumably her brother [Paul] John Bishop.[2]

Census, 1851 - Howland St

18-year-old Charlotte was living in Howland St, Saint Pancras. The third of four daughters of the John Bishop, the head of the house.[3]

Census, 1861 - Gower St, St Giles, London

(28yrs). Charlotte was recorded as being 24 yrs old, although she would have been 28 by this time. She remained unmarried and along with four of her other sisters, it appeared that they resided with their parents. All of them indicated as being daughters of John Bishop, Married to his wife Harriet also present, and the Head of Household. Rhoda - widowed, 41; Emily - widowed, 37; Katherine,30, Harriet, 28 and Charlotte. Katherine, Harriet and Charlotte were spinsters. [4]

1871 Census

John Bishop England and Wales Census, 1871. Event Place: St Giles, London, Middlesex, England Age: 70, Married, Solicitor

  • John Bishop Head Male 70 Blandford St Mary,
  • Harriett A Bishop Wife Female 72 St Clement Danes,
  • Rhoda F Abbott Daughter Female 50 St Pancras,
  • Emily Joyce Daughter Female 47 St Pancras, Middlesex
  • Catherine S Bishop Daughter Female 43 St Pancras,
  • Harriett L Bishop Daughter Female 39 St Pancras,
  • Charlotte E Bishop Daughter Female 34 St Pancras,

"England and Wales Census, 1871", database with images, ( : 11 December 2017), John Bishop, 1871.

1881 Census - 33 Belgrave Rd, Hampstead

Charlotte was recorded as 35 and the Head of the House at 33 Belgrave Rd, Hampstead. Her occupation was as a Governess (Prof). Charlotte E Bishop, Head F 35 London, Middlesex, England Harriet L Bishop Sister F 39 London, Middlesex, England Katherine Bishop Sister F 45 London, Middlesex, England Fanny Abbots Sister F 50 London, Middlesex, England

Elizabeth Barrow Boarder F 75 London, Middlesex, England Caroline E Scott Boarder F 7 Fulham, Middlesex, England Agnes A Scott Boarder F 6 Fulham, Middlesex, England Florence Todd Boarder F 7 Kentish Town, Middlesex, England Elizabeth Staconton Servant F 18 England Ellen Wellbourne Servant F 18 St James Wood, Middlesex, England


1891 Census - Bolton Road, Hampstead

Charlotte was 58-years-old and a Teacher of Music. Her sister Harriett was named as the head of the household at Bolton Road, Hampstead. Their elder sister Rhoda also lived with them there. [6]

Charlotte passed away in the June quarter of 1893 at Paddington, London. She was 58 years of age. [7] Buried on 25 Apr 1893 at Kensington and Chelsea.


  1. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, ( : 11 February 2018, John Bishop in entry for Charlotte Emilia Bishop, 19 Aug 1832); citing , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City
  2. 1841 Census - ( : 13 December 2017), Charlotte Bishop in household of Harriet Bishop, St Pancras, Middlesex, England; from "1841 England, Scotland and Wales census".
  3. 1851 Census - "England and Wales Census, 1851," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 1 November 2017), Charlotte E Bishop in household of John Birhop, Saint Pancras, Middlesex, England; citing Saint Pancras, Middlesex, England, p. 56, from "1851 England, Scotland and Wales census".
  4. 1861 Census - ( : 11 December 2017), Charlotte E Bishop in household of John Bishop, St Giles, London, Middlesex, England; from "1861 England, Scotland and Wales census".
  5. "England and Wales Census, 1881," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 10 December 2017), Charlotte E Bishop, Hampstead, London,Middlesex, England; from "1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing p. 50, Piece/Folio 172/102, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,350.
  6. 1891 Census "England and Wales Census, 1891," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 10 December 2017), Charlotte E Bishop in household of Harriette L Bishop, Hampstead, London, England; from "1891 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, London county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  7. Death - UK Death Registration; Bishop, Charlotte Emilia; age 58, 1893, June Quarter; Paddington, Volume 1A Page 10.

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