Information about Timothy Castley Bryan

Updated 8/3/2005

TIMOTHY CASTLEY BRYAN was born 1840 in Hartlepool, Durham, and died 09 Feb 1908 in Nantwich, Cheshire. He married ELLEN HOPKIN. She was born 1843 in Nottingham.

1851 Census living in Baxtergate - aged 10 with his brother Charles - aged 20, Charles' wife Hannah - aged 20 and sisters Fanny - aged 22 - employed as a servant- and Elizabeth - aged 14
1861 Census living in Baxtergate, aged 19, with Richard Rayne, his wife Frances (his sister)
1881 Census living in Nottingham at Addison Villas, Radcliffe On Trent - aged 39 with wife Ellen - aged 38, born in Nottingham.
(Head of household is his mother-in-law Sarah Hopkin - widow - aged 69 - born in Liverpool, her gdaughter Lucy A Whysall - aged 12 - born in Ripley Derbyshire and Susan Dodsworth - aged 18 - born in Grantham Lincolnshire - Servant

Death record found on FreeBMD (Feb 2005) - died 9th February 1908 - aged 68 ref Nantwich Vol 8a P 234.
Cemetry record (8th feb 2005) Buried 12th february 1908 in grave no 1156A. The assistant remarked that this was probably an unpurchased grave at the time as the following people were buried in it:
4th June 1883 Eliza Speight aged 12
17th September 1895 Florence Penny aged 6 wks
12th February 1908 Timothy Bryan aged 68
25th November 1969 Simon John Lucas aged 18 hours
21st February 1982 Christopher Johnson aged 7 days The grave was purchased by this childs father.

The age at death and the ages at the census returns would question the originally specified birth date of 26th October 1842. A check on the IGI revealed that this date was a christening date, not a birth date.(8th Feb 2005)

Christening: 26 Oct 1842, Whitby, Yorkshire

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