born 1813 Croxton.
baptised at Eccleshall Trinity Church 27th June 1813.
died 27th March 1876 Napley Heath.
married 5th April 1836 St Marys Mucklestone.
born 1812 Pipe Gate.
Died 15th January 1898.
William Austin was born in 1813 in the small rural village of Croxton in
Staffordshire very close to the Shropshire border. He married
Mary Dunn who was
born in Pipe Gate in 1812. They got married on Tuesday 5th April 1836 at St Mary’s
church in Mucklestone. They had at least eight children. The couple never moved
far from Mucklestone and Williams job is described in the census records of 1861
and 1871 as a stonemason. William Austin died on Monday 27th March 1876 in
Napley Heath. The 1881 census records show Mary Austin now aged 69 and a widower
living in Napley Heath with her daughter Anne and grandson
Hanry, this must be
Joseph Henry. Her occupation is stated as a dressmaker.
Mary Austin died on
Saturday 15th January 1898 probably in Napley Heath.
|Joseph Dunn Austin||born Jan 2nd 1837 in Leycette. Christened 31st December 1837 in Mucklestone.|
|William Austin||was christened on 14th November 1841 at Mucklestone.|
|John Austin||was christened on 24th September 1843 at Mucklestone.|
|Ellen Austin||born 1844 in Napley Heath.|
|Henry Austin||was christened on 21st September 1845 at Mucklestone and died 30th December 1855.|
|Edward Austin||was christened on 28th May 1848 at Mucklestone.|
|James Austin||was christened on 21st April 1850 at Mucklestone.|
|Anne Austin||was christened on 29th August 1852 at Mucklestone.|
|1841 Census Records|
|Near to Windy Harbour Farm||William Austin||25||Agricultural Labourer|
|1851 Census Records, Dwelling: 69 Muxton Road|
Muxton is the old name for Mucklestone.
|1861 Census Records Dwelling : Bye Road|
|William Austin||48||Stone Mason||Croxton|
|Mary Austin||49||Dress Maker||Pipe Gate|
|1871 Census Records, Dwelling : Little Manchester|
|William Austin||57||Head||Stone Mason||Croxton|
|Mary Austin||59||Wife||0||Pipe Gate|
|Henry Austin||5||Grandson||Scholar||Norton in Hales|
|1881 Census records. Dwelling : Napley Heath|
|Mary Austin||69||Head||Dressmaker||Pipe Gate|
|Ann Austin||28||Daughter||Dressmaker||Napley Heath|
|Hanry Austin||15||Grandson||Farm Labourer||Norton in Hales|
|Richard Malkin||23||Lodger||Farm Labourer||Norton in Hales|
This last census record from 1881 shows that William had died and also that
Joseph Henry was living with his Grandmother although the spelling of his name
on the census is Hanry.
This census also shows that Richard Malkin was a lodger, by 1885 Anne and Richard were married the marriage taking place at Mucklestone St Mary in 1885.
|1891 Census records. Dwelling : Napley Heath|
|Mary Austin||Head||Widow||0||79||Dressmaker||Salop Pipe Gate|
|Anne Malkin||Dau||Marr||0||38||Dressmaker||Napley Heath|
|Richard Malkin||Son in law||Marr||33||0||Agricultural Labourer||Salop Bellsport|
|1901 Census records. Dwelling : Norton road.|
|Richard Malkin||Head||Marr||43||0||Waggoner on farm||Norton in Hales|
Note the misspelling of Anne's name Markin.
|1911 Census records. Dwelling : Napley Lodge Farm, Norton in Hales|
|Richard Malkin||Head||Marr||53||0||Waggoner on farm||Salop Norton road|
|Anne Malkin||Wife||Marr||0||58||0||Staffs Napley Heath|