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Family of (Unknown) LAWRENCE and Eliza HERBERT

Husband: (Unknown) LAWRENCE ( -bef1875)
Wife: Eliza HERBERT (1802?- )
Children: Adelaide LAWRENCE (1831- )
Henry LAWRENCE (1834?- )
Marriage 1830 (est)

Husband: (Unknown) LAWRENCE

Name: (Unknown) LAWRENCE
Sex: Male
Father: -
Mother: -
Death bef 1875

Wife: Eliza HERBERT

Name: Eliza HERBERT
Sex: Female
Father: John HERBERT ( - )
Mother: -
Birth 1802 (cal) Little Gaddesden, Hertfordshire, UK1
Census 6 Jun 1841 (age 40) Berkhamsted, Herts.2
Gossom's End, Berkhamsted, Herts.
Census 1851 (age 48-49)
In the 1851 census (printed transcript & Ancestry) Eliza Shortnall (wife of absent head of household, 49, Straw Plait School Mistress, born Little Gaddesden) was at Prospect Place, Berkhamsted, with daughter Adelaide Lawrence (born Lambeth, Surrey) and Henry (born Lambeth, Surrey). In addition (printed transcript), lodging in an inn in Berkhamsted High Street was Francis Shortnall (married but wife not present, 50, Master Rope Maker, born Berkhamsted) and Joseph Shortnall (17, Rope Makers Assistant, Berkhamsted. - possible son??) (Ancestry indexes name as Thortnall - but clearly Shortnall). A John Shortlin (18, chair maker, born Berkhamsted) was in High Wycombe, Bucks, could well be your John.
Census 30 Mar 1851 (age 49) Berkhamsted, Herts.1
Prospect Place
Occupation 30 Mar 1851 (age 48-49) Straw-plait schoolmistress; Berkhamsted, Herts.1
Census 30 Mar 1851 (age 49) Berkhamsted, Herts.3
17 Prospect Place
Occupation 30 Mar 1851 (age 48-49) Straw Plait Schoolmistress; Berkhamsted, Herts.3
Census 7 Apr 1861 (age 59) Brymbo, Denbighshire, Wales4
82 "unknown" Green, Brymbo, Denbighshire, Wales
Occupation 7 Apr 1861 (age 58-59) Schoolmistress; Brymbo, Denbighshire, Wales4
Census 2 Apr 1871 (age 70) Berkhamsted, Herts.5
11 High Street, Berkhamsted, Herts.
Census 1881 (age 78-79) Prospect Place, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, UK
here was an Eliza Shortnal (married, 49, straw plait schoolmistress, born Little Gaddesden) living in Prospect Place, Berkhamsted.
National or Tribal Origin English
Child Count 2
Marriage Count 3

Child 1: Adelaide LAWRENCE

Name: Adelaide LAWRENCE
Sex: Female
Birth 1831 Lambeth, Surrey, UK
Occupation Straw Plaiter
Census 6 Jun 1841 (age 10) Gossom's End, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, UK6
Census 6 Jun 1841 (age 11) Berkhamsted, Herts.2
Gossom's End, Berkhamsted, Herts.
Census 30 Mar 1851 (age 20) Berkhamsted, Herts.1
Prospect Place
Occupation 30 Mar 1851 (age 19-20) Straw Plaiter; Berkhamsted, Herts.1
Census 30 Mar 1851 (age 20) Berkhamsted, Herts.3
17 Prospect Place
Occupation 30 Mar 1851 (age 19-20) Straw plaiter; Berkhamsted, Herts.3
National or Tribal Origin English

Child 2: Henry LAWRENCE

Name: Henry LAWRENCE
Sex: Male
Birth 1834 (est) Lambeth, Surrey, UK
Occupation Invalid
Census 6 Jun 1841 (age 8) Gossom's End, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, UK6
Census 6 Jun 1841 (age 8) Berkhamsted, Herts.2
Gossom's End, Berkhamsted, Herts.
Census 30 Mar 1851 (age 17) Berkhamsted, Herts.1
Prospect Place
Occupation 30 Mar 1851 (age 16-17) Invalid; Berkhamsted, Herts.1
Census 30 Mar 1851 (age 17) Berkhamsted, Herts.3
17 Prospect Place
Occupation 30 Mar 1851 (age 16-17) Invalid; Berkhamsted, Herts.3
National or Tribal Origin English

Sources

1"Census 1851 Berkhamsted, Herts. HO/107/1716/5".
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Source: Census 1851 Berkhamsted, Herts. HO/107/1716/5, 1851 - Eliza and the Lawrences

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

3"Census 1851 Berkhamsted, Herts. HO107/1716/p.5".
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Source: Census 1851 Berkhamsted, Herts. HO107/1716/p.5, 1851 - Eliza and the Lawrences - Prospect Place, Berkhamsted

4"Census 1861 Brymbo, Denbighshire, Wales RG9/4277/49/p.15".
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Source: Census 1861 Brymbo, Denbighshire, Wales RG9/4277/49/p.15, 1861 - Eliza Shortnall and the Smiths - Brymbo, Wales

5"Census 1871 Berkhamsted, Herts. RG10/1389/113/p.2".
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Source: Census 1871 Berkhamsted, Herts. RG10/1389/113/p.2, 1871 - Francis and Eliza Shortnal - 11 High St, Berkhamstead

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