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Robert Nessworthy

Male 1867 - 1920  (52 years)


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  • Name Robert Nessworthy 
    Relationshipwith George William Craxford
    Born 30 Aug 1867  South Shields, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Birth registration for Robert Nessworthy OND 1867 South Shields.
    Christened 25 Aug 1869  St Hilda's Church, South Shields, Tyne And Wear Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Baptised in same ceremony as his sister Eleanor
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1871  (25), Marshall's Quay, Shadwell Street, South Shields, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1881  (44), Marshall's Quay, Shadwell Street, South Shields, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1887  26, Wellington Street, South Shields, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1887 
    Sawyer 
    Residence 1891  16, Wellington Street, South Shields, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1901  42, Wellington Street, South Shields, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence 1911  42, Wellington Street, South Shields, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation 1901-1911 
    Shipyard labourer 
    Died 1920  South Shields, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Death registered for Robert Nessworthy, age 52, JFM 1920 South Shields.
    Person ID I7035  Extended Craxford Family | Judith's maternal branch in the Craxford tree
    Last Modified 19 Feb 2016 

    Father Robert Ridley Nessworthy,   b. 7 Jan 1845, South Shields, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1910, East Riding Asylum, Walkington, Hull, East Yorkshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Young,   b. Abt 1842, South Shields, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1924, South Shields, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Married 19 May 1862  St Hilda's Church, South Shields, Tyne And Wear Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • They married, after banns, at St. Hilda's Church, South Shields, 19 May 1862. Robert Nessworthy, of full age, bachelor, boat builder, residing in the Parish of St. Hilda. Father: Matthew Nessworthy, master mariner. Elizabeth Young, of full age, spinster, residing in South Shields. Father: Robert Young, mariner. Robert signed his name, while Elizabeth could only make her mark. Witnesses were George Jones and Euphemia Lawrenson Both made their mark. Sam Stewart, Curate.
    Photos
    Mouth of the River Tyne
    Mouth of the River Tyne
    North and South Shields either side of the mouth of the River Tyne. (Old Ordnance Survey Map "Mouth of the Tyne" 1895) Highlighted streets are associated with the Nesworthy family.
    BMD Certificates
    MC: Nessworthy, Robert (1869) and Elizabeth Young
    MC: Nessworthy, Robert (1869) and Elizabeth Young
    This was Robert's formal marriage in South Shields
    Census Returns
    RG: Nesworthy, Elizabeth (1871) and family
    RG: Nesworthy, Elizabeth (1871) and family
    1871. Marshall's Quay is adjacent to Shadwell Street which ran behind the buildings and quays at the north end of the peninsula. Elizabeth is living at No.25. Also noted at No 21 is Robert Ridley and family. We presume this is Elizabeth's in-law family, an idea reinforced by the residence of with them of 18 year old nephew William Nosworthy.

    Nesworthy Elizabeth M Wife 27 Boat builder's wife South Shields
    Nesworthy Mary Ann S Dau 8 Scholar South Shields
    Nosworthy Robert S Son 4 South Shields
    England Census RG10/5038 South Shields, South Shields 7 8
    RG: Nessworthy, Robert (1881) and family
    RG: Nessworthy, Robert (1881) and family
    Mariner's Quay ran from Shadwell Street near the boat yards on the River Tyne. Again Robert does not appear on this census
    Nessworthy Elizabeth M Head 39 Charwoman Durham, South Shields
    Nessworthy Robert S Son 13 Scholar Durham, South Shields
    Nessworthy James S Son 7 Scholar Durham, South Shields
    Nessworthy Elizabeth S Dau 3 Durham, South Shields
    English Census RG11/5080 South Shields 81 7
    RG: Nesworthy, Elizabeth (1891) and family
    RG: Nesworthy, Elizabeth (1891) and family
    1891. Elizabeth is now described as the head of the family, living at 26 Wellington Street, South Shields. There are seven other households at this address. Mary Nesworthy and family were living at No.19
    Nesworthy Elizabeth M Head 46              Durham, South Shields
    Nesworthy James S Son 15 (?) Coachman Durham, South Shields
    Nesworthy Elizabeth S Dau 13 Durham, South Shields
    Nesworthy Isabella S Dau 8 Durham, South Shields
    Nesworthy William S Son 4 Durham, South Shields
    English Census RG12/4154 South Shields, Westoe 77 23
    RG: Nessworthy, Robert (1901) and family
    RG: Nessworthy, Robert (1901) and family
    1901. Robert is back living with Elizabeth and their youngest son, William at 38 Wellington Street. At this time, their next door neighbours were William and Jane Harrison, the parents of their son Robert's wife Jane. Their grandson Thomas was living at No.40 Robert and Jane, with their other five children were living at No.42
    Nessworthy Robert    M Head 56 Shipwright Durham, South Shields
    Nessworthy Elizabeth M Wife 57 Durham, South Shields
    Nessworthy William S Son 14 Cartboy Durham, South Shields
    English Census RG13/4728 South Shields South Shields 88 21
    Family ID F7010  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family Jane Harrison,   b. 1867, South Shields, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1940, South Shields, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 30 Oct 1887  St Stephen's Church, South Shields, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • They both signed their names.
    Witnesses 30 Oct 1887 
    William Harrison (his father); William Westall 
    Children 
     1. William Robert Nessworthy,   b. 10 Nov 1887, South Shields, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1952, South Shields, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     2. Thomas Nessworthy,   b. 10 Apr 1889, South Shields, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1955, South Shields, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     3. Elizabeth Nessworthy,   b. Jul 1890, South Shields, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Nov 1890, South Shields, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     4. Matthew Nessworthy,   b. 3 Oct 1891, South Shields, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1915, Passchendaele, Belgium Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
     5. James Nessworthy,   b. 1893, South Shields, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Jane Elizabeth Nessworthy,   b. 1897, South Shields, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Ambrose Nessworthy,   b. 1899, South Shields, Tyne and Wear Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1918, Somme, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 19 years)
    BMD Certificates
    MC: Nessworthy, Robert (1887) and Jane Harrison
    MC: Nessworthy, Robert (1887) and Jane Harrison
    Robert was the third son of Robert Ridley Nessworthy, born in South Shields
    Last Modified 19 Feb 2016 
    Family ID F7033  Group Sheet,  Family chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Aug 1867 - South Shields, Tyne And Wear Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 25 Aug 1869 - St Hilda's Church, South Shields, Tyne And Wear Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1887 - 26, Wellington Street, South Shields, Tyne and Wear Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Oct 1887 - St Stephen's Church, South Shields, Tyne and Wear Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1891 - 16, Wellington Street, South Shields, Tyne and Wear Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1901 - 42, Wellington Street, South Shields, Tyne and Wear Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1911 - 42, Wellington Street, South Shields, Tyne and Wear Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1920 - South Shields, Tyne And Wear Link to Google Earth
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  • Baptismal Certificates
    XC: Nessworthy, Eleanor (1869) and Robert
    XC: Nessworthy, Eleanor (1869) and Robert
    The fourth and fifth children of Ropbert Ridley Nesworthy and Elizabeth Young. Eleanor died the following year.
    St Hilda's, South Shields 1869 page 13

    England: Diocese of Durham Bishops Transcripts 1700-1900

  • Sources 
    1. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, South Shields 10a 585 (OND 1867) (Reliability: 3).

    2. [S34] 1881 English Census, South Shields RG11/5020 81 7 (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S19] 1901 England Census, South Shields RG13/4728 88 22 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S284] 1911 England Census, Durham South Shields RG14PN30262 RG78PN1745A RD556 SD1 ED3 SN113 (Reliability: 4).

    5. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, South Shields 10a 989 (JFM 1920) (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S4] England and Wales, Civil Registration Index: 1837-1983, South Shields 10a 671 (AMJ 1862) (Reliability: 3).


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