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Maria (Shakspear) Danson (abt. 1828 - 1896)

Maria Danson formerly Shakspear aka Shakespear, Shakespeare
Born about in Coventry, Warwickshire, Englandmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 16 Nov 1846 in Coventry, Warwickshire, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Dover, Kent, Englandmap
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Biography

Genealogically Defined

Maria was born about 1828 at Coventry, Warwickshire, England and baptised on the 27th April 1828 at St. John the Baptist, Coventry, Warwickshire, England, the daughter of John Shakspear (labourer) and Elizabeth Shakspear of Butts[1].

On the 16th November 1846, Maria married William Danson at St. John the Baptist, Coventry, Warwickshire, England. William Danson, bachelor, stonemason of Spon End, son of Richard Danson (sawyer) and Maria Shakespear, spinster of Spon End, daughter of John Shakespear (labourer), Witnessed by Edmond Spraggett and Mary Ann West[2].

By 1896, Maria had moved to 4 Market Street, Dover, Kent[3]

She passed away in 1896[4] at Dover, Kent, England and buried on the 29th October 1896 at St. Mary the Virgin, Dover, Kent, England[3].

Children

  1. Jane Elizabeth Danson b. abt. 1847[5] at Coventry, Warwickshire, England[6]
  2. Henry Danson b. 1849[7] at Leamington, Warwickshire, England[6]
  3. William Danson b. 1851[8][9] at Leamington, Warwickshire, England[10]
  4. Alfred Danson b. abt. 1853[11] at Warwick, Warwickshire, England[10]
  5. Alice Danson b. abt. 1857[12] at Coventry, Warwickshire, England[10]
  6. Reuben Danson b. abt. 1859[13] at Coventry, Warwickshire, England[10]
  7. George Danson b. 1864[14] at Dover, Kent, England[10]
  8. James Danson b. 1868[15] at Faversham, Kent, England
  9. Walter Danson b. 1870[16] at Faversham, Kent, England[10]
  10. Fred Danson b. abt. 1873[17] at Dover, Kent, England
  11. Frank Danson b. abt. 1875[18] at Dover, Kent, England

Census

1851 Census of England & Wales: 30th March 1851
Copps Yard, Clemens Street, Leamington Priors, Warwickshire, England

First NameLast NameRelationshipMarital StatusGenderAgeOccupationBirth Place
William DansonLodgerM{arried}Male28 Stone masonThornton, Lancashire
MariaDansonLodgerMar{ried}Female23 wifeCoventry, Warwickshire
JaneDansonDau{ghte}r-Female4 ScholarCoventry, Warwickshire
HenryDansonSon-Male1 -Leamington, Warwickshire
[6]

1861 Census of England & Wales: 7th April 1861
3 New Street, Dover, Kent, England

First NameLast NameRelationshipMarital StatusGenderAgeOccupationBirth Place
William Do {sic}Head-Male41 Stone mason Lancashire
MariaDo {sic]Wife-Female34 -Coventry, Warwickshire
JaneDo {sic}Dau{ghte}r-Female14 -Coventry, Warwickshire
Henry Do {sic}Son-Male11 -Leamington, Warwickshire
William Do {sic}Son-Male9 -Leamington, Warwickshire
AlfredDo {sic}Son-Male8 -Warwick, Warwickshire
AliceDo {sic}Dau{ghte}r-Female4 -Coventry, Warwickshire
ReubinDo sic}Son-Male2 -Coventry, Warwickshire
N.B. The family is incorrectly enumerated as a continuation of the neighbouring Stanbrook family[19]

1871 Census of England & Wales: 2nd April 1871
22 New Street, Dover, Kent, England

First NameLast NameRelationshipMarital StatusGenderAgeOccupationBirth Place
William DansonHeadM{arried}Male50 Stone masonThornton, Lancashire
MariaDansonWifeMar{ried}Female43 -Coventry, Warwickshire
William DansonSonUnm{arried}Male19 Stone MasonLeamington, Warwickshire
AlfredDansonSonUnm{arried}Male18 LabourerWarwick, Warwickshire
AliceDansonDau{ghte}rUnm{arried}Female14 -Coventry, Warwickshire
ReubenDansonSonUnm{arried}Male13 -Coventry, Warwickshire
GeorgeDansonSonUnm{arried}Male7 -Dover, Kent
WalterDansonSonUnm{arried}Male10m -Faversham, Kent
[10]

1881 Census of England & Wales: 3rd April 1881
24 New Street, Dover, Kent, England

First NameLast NameRelationshipMarital StatusGenderAgeOccupationBirth Place
MariaDansonHeadW{idow}Female52 GrocerCoventry, Warwickshire
RubenDansonSonUnm{arried}Male22 Poice ConstableCoventry, Warwickshire
GeorgeDansonSonUnm{arried}Male17 Bricklayer's LabourerDover, Kent
FrederickDansonSon-Male8 ScholarDover, Kent
FrankDansonSon-Male6 ScholarDover, Kent
ThomasGarlingeBoarderS{ingle}Male53 Bricklayer's labourer
[20]

1891 Census of England & Wales: 5th April 1891
25 New Street, Dover, Kent, England

First NameLast NameRelationshipMarital StatusGenderAgeOccupationBirth Place
MariaDansonHeadWid{ow}Female62 Small general shop keeperCoventry, Warwickshire
AlfredDansonSonM{arried}Male38 BricklayerLeamington, Warwickshire
FredDansonSonS{ingle}Male18 Stone Mason's ApprenticeDover, Kent
FrankDansonSonS{ingle}Male16 Grocer's Warehouse ladDover, Kent
ThomasGarlingeBoarderS{ingle}Male65 Bricklayer's LabourerDover, Kent
[21]

Sources

  1. "Baptism of Maria SHAKSPEAR" St. John the Baptist, Coventry, Warwickshire, England Baptism Register 1828 Pg. 299 Entry No. 2390. Warwickshire County Record Office; Warwick, England; Warwickshire Anglican Registers; Roll: Engl/2/1232; Document Reference: DR 411. Image available at Ancestry.co.uk (£) Accessed 31st December 2020
  2. "Marriage of William DANSON & Maria SHAKESPEAR" St. John the Baptist, Coventry, Warwickshire, England Marriage Register 1846 Pg. 135 Entry No. 269. Warwickshire County Record Office; Warwick, England; Warwickshire Anglican Registers; Roll: Engl/2/1234; Document Reference: DR 411. Image available at Ancestry.co.uk (£) Accessed 30th December 2020
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Burial of Maria DANSON" St. Mary the Virgin, Dover, Kent, England Burial Register U3/30/1/30 1896 Pg. 43 Entry No. 344. Canterbury Cathedral Archives. Image available at FindMyPast (£) Accessed 31st December 2020
  4. "Death Index" General Register Office Death Index quarter, Registration District Volume PageGRO Online Death Indexes
  5. "Birth Index of Jane Elizabeth DANSON" General Register Office Birth Index 1847 March quarter, Coventry Registration District Volume 16 Page 453 Mother’s Maiden Name: SHAKESPEARE GRO Online Birth Indexes
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 "1851 England and Wales Census" Class: HO107; Piece: 2072; Folio: 268; Page: 43. Original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1851. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1851. Image available at Ancestry.co.uk Ancestry.co.uk and FindMyPast (£) Accessed 31st December 2020
  7. "Birth Index of Henry DANSON" General Register Office Birth Index 1849 September quarter, Warwick Registration District Volume 16 Page 519 Mother’s Maiden Name: SHAKSPEARE GRO Online Birth Indexes
  8. "Birth Index of William DANSON" General Register Office Birth Index 1851 September quarter, Warwick Registration District Volume 16 Page 604 Mother’s Maiden Name: SHAKSPEARE GRO Online Birth Indexes
  9. "Baptism of William DANSON" All Saints, Leamington Prior, Warwickshire, England Baptism Register 1851 Pg. 64 Entry No. 509. Warwickshire County Record Office; Warwick, England; Warwickshire Anglican Registers; Roll: Engl 09000 60; Document Reference: DR 514/6. Image available at Ancestry.co.uk (£) Accessed 30th December 2020
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.4 10.5 10.6 "1871 England and Wales Census" Class: RG10; Piece: 1009; Folio: 38; Page: 27. Original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1871. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1871. Image available at Ancestry.co.uk and FindMyPast (£) Accessed 30th December 2020
  11. "Birth Index of Alfred DANSON" General Register Office Birth Index 1853 March quarter, Warwick Registration District Volume 6d Page 442 Mother’s Maiden Name: SHAKESPEARE GRO Online Birth Indexes
  12. "Birth Index of Alice DANSON" General Register Office Birth Index 1857 March quarter, Coventry Registration District Volume 6d Page 373 Mother’s Maiden Name: SHAKESPEAR GRO Online Birth Indexes
  13. "Birth Index of Reuben DANSON" General Register Office Birth Index 1859 March quarter, Coventry Registration District Volume 6d Page 397 Mother’s Maiden Name: SHAKESPEARE GRO Online Birth Indexes
  14. "Birth Index of George DANSON" General Register Office Birth Index 1864 June quarter, Dover Registration District Volume 2a Page 761 Mother’s Maiden Name: SHAKESPEAR GRO Online Birth Indexes
  15. "Birth Index of James DANSON" General Register Office Birth Index 1868 December quarter, Faversham Registration District Volume 2a Page 756 Mother’s Maiden Name: SHAKESPEARE GRO Online Birth Indexes
  16. "Birth Index of Alfred DANSON" General Register Office Birth Index 1870 June quarter, Faversham Registration District Volume 2a Page 733 Mother’s Maiden Name: SHAKESPEAR GRO Online Birth Indexes
  17. "Birth Index of Fred DANSON" General Register Office Birth Index 1873 March quarter, Dover Registration District Volume 2a Page 885 Mother’s Maiden Name: SHAKESPEARE GRO Online Birth Indexes
  18. "Birth Index of Frank DANSON" General Register Office Birth Index 1875 March quarter, Dover Registration District Volume 2a Page 881 Mother’s Maiden Name: SHAKESPEARE GRO Online Birth Indexes
  19. "1861 England and Wales Census" Class: RG 9; Piece: 548; Folio: 43; Page: 35. Original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1861. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1861. Image available at Ancestry.co.uk and FindMyPast (£) Accessed 31st December 2020
  20. "1881 England and Wales Census" Class: RG11; Piece: 1003; Folio: 41; Page: 33. Original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1881. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1881. Image available at Ancestry.co.uk and FindMyPast (£) Accessed 31st December 2020
  21. "1891 England and Wales Census" Class: RG12; Piece: 743; Folio: 44; Page: 27. Original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1891. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1891. Image available at Ancestry.co.uk and FindMyPast (£) Accessed 31st December 2020


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