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Biography - Stephen Higgins Deacon 1919 - 1899

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Born BEF 24 JAN 1819. Stephen Higgins Deacon son of Thomas (a farmer) and Elizabeth Deacon of Brafield-on-the-Green, Northamptonshire, England. [1] [2]

Baptism: 24 JAN 1819. Stephen Higgins Deacon son of Thomas (a farmer) and Elizabeth Deacon of Brafield-on-the-Green, Northampton, England. Brafield, Northamptonshire, England. [1] [3] [4]

Marriage ABT NOV 1846. Registration Deacon Stephen Higgins and Wareing Ruth Dec 1846 Hardingstone 15/563. Hardingstone, Hardingstone Union, Northamptonshire, England. [5] [6]

Died 10 FEB 1899. Registration DEACON, STEPHEN HIGGINS age 80 GRO Reference: 1899 M Quarter in BRIXWORTH Volume 03B Page 82. Brixworth, Northamptonshire, England. [7] [8] [9] [10]

Northampton Mercury 17 February 1899 Page 6.
DEATH of MR S H DEACON of CHURCH BRAMPTON.
One of the oldest and best known farmers of the county , by the death, on Friday night, of Mr, Stephen Higgins Deacon,of Church Brampton. Deceased was known by a large circle of friends both in town and county reached his 80th about a month ago and his death occurred through general decay.
Mr Deacon was one of the Althorpe Corps of the Northamptonshire Volunteers on its formation in 1859 and resigned in 188? He however attended the annual prize distributions and dinners up to a few years ago, and was always heartily welcomed.
He was a member of the Brixworth Board of Guardians for about 30 years, and also occupied a seat on the Brixworth Highway Board for a long period. The deceaded gentleman was a well known agriculturalist and was one of the oldest tenants of Earl Spencer.
Deceased leaves one son, Mr Richard Deacon who succeeds him and one daughter who married Mr Frank Elliot son of the late Mr John Elliot of Little Brington.
The funeral took place at Carey Chapel, Moulton on Wednesday afternoon. (Feb 15th?).

Probate: 24 MAY 1899. Northampton, Northamptonshire, England. [8] [11]

Stephen Higgins Deacon of Church Brampton, Northamptonshire died 10 Feb 1899.
Probate London 24 May 1899 to Richard Deacon Farmer and George Higgins Draper.
Effects £4005 5s.

Census Returns UK

  • 6 JUN 1841. Age 20 and independent in the Household of Richard Higgins (bef.1785-1860). Preston Deanery, Hardingstone, Northamptonshire, England. [12] [13] By this time Stephen's parents (Thomas Deacon 1779 - 1824) (Elizabeth Deacon nee Higgins 1794 - 1834) had both died. Stephen was evidently related to the Higgins with whom he was staying.
  • 30 MAR 1851. Age 32 and the head of the household. Dolphin Inn, Moulton, Brixworth, Northamptonshire, England. [14]
  • 7 APR 1861. Age 42 and the head of the household. Church Brampton, Brixworth, Northamptonshire, England. [15]
  • 2 APR 1871. Age 52 and the head of the household. Manor House, Church Brampton, Brixworth, Northamptonshire, England. [16]
  • 3 APR 1881. Age 62 and the head of the household. Church Brampton, Brixworth, Northamptonshire, England. [17]
  • 5 APR 1891. Age 72 and the head of the household. Brampton Hill, Church Brampton, Brixworth, Northamptonshire, England. [18]

Occupation:

  • 30 MAR 1851. Farmer Of 64 Acres Employing 9 Out Door Labourers. Moulton, Brixworth, Northamptonshire, England. [14]
  • 7 APR 1861. Farmer Of 174 Acres Employing 5 Men And 4 Boys. Church Brampton, Brixworth, Northamptonshire, England. [15]
  • 2 APR 1871. Farmer Of 354 Acres Employing 9 Men And 6 Boys. Church Brampton, Brixworth, Northamptonshire, England. [16]
  • 3 APR 1881. Farmer (360 Acres 10 Men 3 Boys). Church Brampton, Brixworth, Northamptonshire, England. [17]
  • 5 APR 1891. Farmer and Grazier. Church Brampton, Brixworth, Northamptonshire, England. [18]

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 Source: #S118 "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N1XZ-YZB : 19 September 2020), Stephen Higgins Deacon, 1819. https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:N1XZ-YZB
  2. Source: #S130 GENUKI Brafield on the Green, Northamptonshire https://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/NTH/BrafieldGreen
  3. Source: #S41 Ancestry.com. Northamptonshire, England, Church of England Baptisms, 1813-1912 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014. Original data: Northamptonshire Anglican Parish Registers and Bishop’s Transcripts. Textual records. Northamptonshire Record Office, Northampton, England. https://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?indiv=1&dbid=9200&h=237372&tid=&pid=&queryId=2df9ed79c85a94d90dfcb8069df27221&usePUB=true&_phsrc=ylv1206&_phstart=successSource
  4. Source: #S13 Batch number: I04896-7; Record set: England Births & Baptisms 1538-1975; Subcategory: Parish Baptisms; Category: Birth, Marriage & Death (Parish Registers); Collections from: England, United Kingdom; http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=R_886752814
  5. Source: #S33 Marriages Deacon Stephen Higgins and Wareing Ruth Dec 1846 Hardingstone 15/563 https://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/information.pl?cite=P6EYyxPcBdtA14BptdFQhQ&scan=1
  6. Source: #S1 Volume: 15; Page: 563; Line Number: 40; Record set: England & Wales marriages 1837-2008; Subcategory: Marriages & divorces; Category: Birth, Marriage & Death (Parish Registers); Collections from: United Kingdom; https://www.findmypast.co.uk/transcript?id=BMD/M/1846/4/RZ/000417/040
  7. Source: #S111 DEACON, STEPHEN HIGGINS age 80 GRO Reference: 1899 M Quarter in BRIXWORTH Volume 03B Page 82 https://www.gro.gov.uk/gro/content/certificates/indexes_search.asp#Results
  8. 8.0 8.1 Source: #S116 Deacon Stephen Higgins 1899 https://probatesearch.service.gov.uk/Calendar?surname=deacon&yearOfDeath=1899&page=2#calendar
  9. Source: #S3 Volume: 3B; Page: 82; Line number: 324; Record set: England & Wales Deaths 1837-2007; Subcategory: Civil Deaths & Burials; Category: Birth, Marriage & Death (Parish Registers); Collections from: United Kingdom, England; http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=BMD/D/1899/1/AZ/000101/324
  10. Source: #S23 Northampton Mercury 17 February 1899 Page 6 https://search.findmypast.co.uk/bna/viewarticle?id=bl%2f0000317%2f18990217%2f063&stringtohighlight=stephen%20deacon
  11. Source: #S115 Record set: England & Wales Government Probate Death Index 1858-2019; Subcategory: Civil Deaths & Burials; Category: Birth, Marriage & Death (Parish Registers); Collections from: United Kingdom, England; http://search.findmypast.co.uk/record?id=GBOR/GOVPROBATE/C/1899-1899/00012981
  12. Source: #S14 Archive reference: HO107; Piece number: 813; Folio number: 4; Page number: 2; Schedule: 1454; HouseHoldID: 1880073; Record set: 1841 England, Wales & Scotland Census; Subcategory: Census; Category: Census, Land & Substitutes; Collections from: United Kingdom, England; https://www.findmypast.co.uk/transcript?id=GBC/1841/0006798023
  13. Source: #S41 Elliot family tree on Ancestry https://www.ancestry.co.uk/family-tree/person/tree/15791626/person/28047938598/facts
  14. 14.0 14.1 Source: #S11 Archive reference: HO107; Piece number: 1742; Folio: 342; Page: 19; Schedule: 77; HouseHoldID: 1468240; Record set: 1851 England, Wales & Scotland Census; Subcategory: Census; Category: Census, Land & Substitutes; Collections from: United Kingdom, England; https://www.findmypast.co.uk/transcript?id=GBC/1851/0007243654
  15. 15.0 15.1 Source: #S9 Archive reference: RG09; Piece number: 949; Folio number: 18; Page number: 8; Schedule: 4; HouseHoldID: 1222854; Record set: 1861 England, Wales & Scotland Census; Subcategory: Census; Category: Census, Land & Substitutes; Collections from: United Kingdom; https://www.findmypast.co.uk/transcript?id=GBC/1861/0005626902
  16. 16.0 16.1 Source: #S7 Archive reference: RG10; Piece number: 1495; Folio: 23; Page: 17; Schedule: 16; HouseHoldID: 3882753; Record set: 1871 England, Wales & Scotland Census; Subcategory: Census; Category: Census, Land & Substitutes; Collections from: United Kingdom; https://www.findmypast.co.uk/transcript?id=GBC/1871/0016886977
  17. 17.0 17.1 Source: #S8 Archive reference: RG11; Piece number: 1564; Folio: 23; Page: 17; Schedule: 378; HouseHoldID: 1503158; Record set: 1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census; Subcategory: Census; Category: Census, Land & Substitutes; Collections from: United Kingdom; https://www.findmypast.co.uk/transcript?id=GBC/1881/0007355053
  18. 18.0 18.1 Source: #S5 Archive reference: RG12; Piece number: 1207; Folio: 38; Page: 9; Schedule: 4; HouseHoldID: 1936188; Record set: 1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census; Subcategory: Census; Category: Census, Land & Substitutes; Collections from: United Kingdom; https://www.findmypast.co.uk/transcript?id=GBC/1891/0009073026




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