David Austin.

David Austin.

born 1784 in Croxton.married.

Ann Hill.

born 1816.

David's children.

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David was the son of William Austin and Ann Walters. He lived in Blackwater, Croxton, and his occupation is listed as a Maltser. The public house in Blackwater is The Younge Arms but David was probably then only a small time brewer with a front room alehouse.

David and Ann's children.

Henry Austin born 1831 in Croxton.
Sara Austin born 1834 in Croxton.
Rhoda Austin born 1838 in Croxton.She married Isaiah Grocott in 1858 in Burslem and by 1881 they were living at 77 Sun St, Tunstall.
Eliza Austin born 1840 in Croxton died 1881. She married Charles Dutton 2nd August 1863 in a civil marriage at Wolstanton.
Emma Austin born 1842 in Croxton.
David Austin born 1846 in Croxton. He married Hannah Griffiths in 1871 in Burslem and by 1891 they were living at 28 Whalley St, Burslem.
George Austin born 1848 in Croxton. He married Harriet Critchlow in a civil marriage at Stoke in 1883.


Census Record for David and Anne Austin .

1841 Census Record

1841 Census Records Dwelling : Blackwater, Croxton
Name M F Profession,Trade Born in County
David Austin 50 0 Maltser Y
Ann Austin 0 25 0 N
Henry Austin 10 0 0 Y
Sarah Austin 0 7 0 Y
Rody Austin 0 5 0 Y
Eliza Austin 0 3 0 Y
Sarah Hill 0 25 0 N

Is Sarah Hill a relation to Ann ? ( Ann's maiden name was Hill ).

1851 Census Record

1851 Census Record : Dwelling Blackwater, Croxton
Name Relation Condition M F Profession,Occupation Where born
David Austin Head Mar 65 0 Publican Maltser Staffordshire Croxton
Ann Austin Wife Mar 0 44 Publican Salop Alderley
Henry Austin Son U 19 0 0 Staffordshire Croxton
Sarah Austin Daur U 0 17 0 Staffordshire Croxton
Eliza Austin Daur U 0 12 Scholar Staffordshire Croxton
Emma Austin Daur U 0 9 Scholar Staffordshire Croxton
David Austin Son U 6 0 Scholar Staffordshire Croxton
George Austin Son 0 3 0 At home Staffordshire Croxton
Charles Hill Visitor U 23 0 Visitor Labourer Salop Drayton
Hannah Rodgers Visitor U 30 0 Visitor House Servant Cheshire Nantwitch

1851 census records show Rhoda living and working in Fair Oak Croxton with the Smith family, she is aged 14 and working as a house servant.
Is Charles Hill a relation to Ann ? ( Ann's maiden name was Hill ).

1861 Census Record

1861 Census records Dwelling : 157 Henry Street Tunstall.
Name Relation Condition M F Profession, Occupation Where born
David Austin Head Mar 77 0 Maltser Staffordshire Eccleshall
Ann Austin Wife Mar 0 54 0 Shropshire Longsden
Eliza Austin Daur U 0 21 Servant Staffordshire Eccleshall
Emma Austin Daur U 0 18 Servant Staffordshire Eccleshall
David Austin Son U 15 0 Fitter Staffordshire Eccleshall
John Groveman Lodger 0 63 0 Potter Staffordshire Kinver

The 1861 census records show Rhoda married to Isaiah Grocott they married at St John's in Burslem in 1858 and are living at 149 Hall Street in Burslem and have two children Joseph and Adah aged 3.

David is not found on the 1871 Census records he would have been 84 years old so has presumably died.
Anne was a lot younger than David and would have been only 64, but so far I have not been able to find her on the 1871 Census records, maybe she has died as well.


David Austin.

David Austin

born 1845 in Croxton, Staffordshire

married 1871 Burslem, St John's

Hannah Griffiths

born 1853 Burslem, Staffordshire

David's children.

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David Austin was the son of David and Ann Austin. He was born in Croxton but moved to Tunstall as a child with his mother and father.

Census Records.

1871 Census Record.

In the 1871 Census records David Austin is lodging with the Plant family in Shelton he is aged 25 single and working as a painter and gas fitter.

1881 Census Record.

1881 Census records Dwelling : 53 Whalley Street Burslem
Name Relation Condition M 0 Profession Where born
David Austin Head Mar 35 0 Gas Fitter Staffordshire Croxton
Hannah Austin Wife Mar 0 28 0 Staffordshire Burslem
Fredrick W Austin Son U 8 0 Scholar Staffordshire Burslem
Emily A Austin Daur U 0 5 Scholar Staffordshire Burslem
Morrice F Austin Daur U 0 3 0 Staffordshire Burslem
Charles Griffiths Father in Law 0 65 0 Potter Staffordshire Burslem
Charles Griffiths Brother in Law Mar40 0 Potter Staffordshire Burslem

1891 Census Records

1891 Census Records Dwelling : 28 Whalley Street Burslem
Name Relation Condition M F Profession Where born
David Austin Head M 45 0 Gas Fitter Staffs Eccleshall
Hannah Austin Wife M 0 38 0 Staffordshire Burslem
Fredrick W Austin Son U 17 0 Potters Presser Staffordshire Burslem
Emily A Austin Daur U 0 15 Potters Assistant Staffordshire Burslem
Minnie F Austin Daur U 0 12 Scholar Staffordshire Burslem
Henry Austin Son 0 4 0 0 Staffordshire Burslem
Ethel Austin Daur 0 1 0 0 Staffordshire Burslem

Fredrick W Austin marries Martha Harrison at St John's Church, Burslem in 1896.

1901 Census record for Fredrick W Austin

1901 Census record Dwelling : 48 Trafalgar St. Hanley
Name Relation Condition M F Profession Where born
Fredrick W Austin Head M 27 0 Glost Placer Potters Staffs Burslem
Martha Austin Wife M 0 24 0 Staffs Hanley
Arthur Austin Son 0 4 0 0 Staffs Hanley
Samuel Austin Son 0 11 mo 0 0 Staffs Hanley
William H Hocter B in law 0 30 0 Miner Coal Hewer Staffs Newcastle
Mary A Hocter S in law 0 0 27 0 Staffs Hanley
William F Hocter Nephew 0 6 0 0 Staffs Hanley

1901 Census Records for David Austin

1901 Census Records Dwelling : 20 Whalley Street Burslem
Name Relation Condition M F Profession Where born
David Austin Head M 55 0 Gas Fitter Croxton Staffs
Hannah Austin Wife M 0 47 0 Burslem Staffs
Emily A Austin Daur S 0 27 Potters Cup Sponger Burslem Staffs
Minnie F Austin Daur S 0 22 Potters Cup Sponger Burslem Staffs
Harry Austin Son S 14 0 Potters Handlemaker Burslem Staffs
Ethel Austin Daur S 0 11 0 Burslem Staffs
Arthur Austin 0 S 5 0 0 Burslem Staffs

1911 Census Records for Fredrick W Austin

1911 Census Records Dwelling : 90 Bryan Street Hanley
Name Relation Condition MF Profession Where born
Fredrick W Austin Head Married 37 0 Potters Placer Staffordshire Burslem
Martha Austin Wife 0 0 34 0 Staffordshire Hanley
Arthur W Austin Son 0 14 0 0 Staffordshire Hanley
Annie Austin Daughter 0 0 7 0 Staffordshire Hanley
Alfred Austin Son 0 1 0 0 Staffordshire Hanley

The 1911 Census record also shows that Fredrick and Martha have been married for 14 years and had 4 children and that one child had died.Samuel Austin is the one son who died.

Arthur W Austin enlisted into the North Staffordshire Regiment on 5th November 1915 and was killed in action 13th August 1916.
Arthur was aged only 19 and is commemerated on the Thiepval Memorial in France.
Click on his name for details.

1911 Census Record for David Austin

1911 Census Record Dwelling : 2 Whalley Place Burslem
Name Relation Condition M F Profession Place of work Where born
David Austin Head Married 65 0 Gas FitterBritish Gas light co Stafford Blackwater
Hannah Austin Wife Married 0 59 0 Stafford Burslem
Ethel Austin Daughter Single 0 21 Electric Switch maker Pottery manufacturer Stafford Burslem
Arthur L Austin Grandson Single 15 0 Pottery Handle maker Pottery manufacturer Stafford Burslem
William Watson Son in law Maried 29 0 Cup makerPottery manufacturer Stafford Longport
Minnie F Watson Wife Married 31 0 Cup spongerPottery manufacturer Stafford Burslem

The 1911 census records also shows that David and Hannah had been married 39 years and they had 7 children of which 2 had died.

Minnie F Austin married William Watson at St Johns church, Burslem in 1907.



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