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Family of Joseph SHORTLAND and Clara BERNARD

Husband: Joseph SHORTLAND (1834- )
Wife: Clara BERNARD (1855?- )
Marriage btw 1881 and 1891

Husband: Joseph SHORTLAND

Name: Joseph SHORTLAND1,2,3,4
Sex: Male
Father: Francis SHORTLAND (1796?-1875)
Mother: Jane RIDGEWAY (1800?-1838)
Birth 1834 Berkhamsted, Herts.
Baptism 20 Mar 1836 (age 1-2) Berkhamsted, Herts.
Occupation Cab Driver5,6,7,8
Census 6 Jun 1841 (age 7) Gossom's End, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, UK9
Census 6 Jun 1841 (age 7) Berkhamsted, Herts.10
Gossom's End, Berkhamsted, Herts.
Census 1851 (age 16-17) Berkhamsted, Herts.
Five Bells Inn, High Street
Among the lodgers staying in the Five Bells Inn, High Street, (landlord Thomas Rickets) were Francis Shortnal (married. 50, master rope maker, born Berkhamsted) and Joseph Shortnal (17, rope maker's assistant, born Berkhamsted).
Census 30 Mar 1851 (age 17) Berkhamsted, Herts.11
9 High Street
Occupation 30 Mar 1851 (age 16-17) Rope Maker's Assistant; Berkhamsted, Herts.11
Census 7 Apr 1861 (age 27) Marylebone, Paddington, London, UK12
21 Norfolk Crescent
Occupation 7 Apr 1861 (age 26-27) Indoor Servant; Marylebone, Paddington, London, UK12

Wife: Clara BERNARD

Name: Clara BERNARD
Sex: Female
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth 1855 (est) Somerstown, Middlesex, UK
National or Tribal Origin English
Child Count 2
Marriage Count 2

Note on Husband: Joseph SHORTLAND

1836 20th March: Joseph "third son" (born 1834)


1"1861 Census". Assessment: Primary evidence.
Text From Source: 1861 Census, listed in London, Paddington Parish, Kensington registration district, Marylebone municipal borough in the household of Alfred Keyser at 21 Norfolk Crescent. Joseph Shortland, age 27, is listed as an indoor servant, born in Berkhamstead, Herts. His future wife, Anna Cunningham, age 26, is also listed in this household as a ladies maid, born in Little Melton, Norfolk.
2"1881 Census". Assessment: Primary evidence.
Text From Source: 1881 Census, listed in London in Islington registration district at 16 Annette Rd., Joseph Shortland, age 47, born in Gt. Berkhamstead, Herts., was listed as a cabdriver. Also listed were his wife, Anna, age 46, born in L. Melton, Norfolk, and his son Sydney, age 5, scholar, born in Barnsbury, Middlesex.
3"1891 UK Census Online". Assessment: Primary evidence.
Text From Source: 1891 Census, listed in Block 6C, Peabody Buildings, in Lambeth registration district. Joseph Shortland, age 57, born in Great Berkhamstead, Herts, was listed as a cabdriver. Listed with him were his new wife, Clara [Barnard], age 56, born in Somers Town, Middlesex, and two of her children from her earlier marriage, Emily S. Barnard, age 20, born in Bethnal Green, and Charles J. Barnard, age 17, a clerk, and also born in Bethnal Green. Joseph's son Sydney Joseph C. Shortland, listed here as Joseph C. Shirtland (sic), age 15, born in Bermondsey, Surrey, was listed as a bookbinder's porter.
4"1901 Census". Assessment: Primary evidence.
Text From Source: 1901 Census, listed in St. Pancras, London at 30 Rochester Sq., Joseph Shortland, age 67, born at Gt. Berkhamstead, Herts., was shown as a cabdriver, with his wife Clara, age 66 born in Somers Town, London.
5"1861 Census". Assessment: Primary evidence.
6"1871 Census". Assessment: Primary evidence.
7"1881 Census".
8"1891 UK Census Online".
9"Census 1841 Gossom's End, Berkhamsted, Herts. HO/107/440/3".

Source: Census 1841 Gossom's End, Berkhamsted, Herts. HO/107/440/3, 1841 - Frank Shortnall and Family census Tom-Joss

10"Census 1841 Berkhamsted, Herts. HO107/440/3".

Source: Census 1841 Berkhamsted, Herts. HO107/440/3, 1841 - F(rank) Shortnal Eliza Shortnall and Family census Tom-Joss - Gossoms End Berkhamstead

11"Census 1851 Berkhamsted, Herts. HO107/1716/115/p.4 (Boarding house)".

Source: Census 1851 Berkhamsted, Herts. HO107/1716/115/p.4 (Boarding house), 1851 - Francis and Joseph Shortnall, 9 High St, Berkhamsted

12"Census 1861 Marylebone, Paddington, London RG9/9/p.6".

Source: Census 1861 Marylebone, Paddington, London RG9/9/p.6, 1861 - Joseph and Anna (Cunningham) Shortland