Topliss ~ Second Generation

    Issue of William Topless and Ann Breurn  
1.   John TOPLESS
Bap 25 Dec 1790 at Normanton Le Heath, Leicester (ref IGI).

John Toplis married Ann COLLIER on 19 Oct 1813 at Ashby De La Zouch, Leicester (ref an LDS member who entered the name as John Toplid).

Neither Ann nor Joseph Collier have baptisms in IGI.

Ref 1841 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Ashby de la Zouch. Address: Market Place, Ashby de la Zouch.
Together with (presumably) children James (20), Edwin (15):
John Toplis. Age 50. Basket M. Born in Leicestershire.
Ann Toplis. Age 55. Born in Leicestershire.
Joseph Collier. Age 55. Basket M. Born in Leicestershire.

Ref 1851 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Ashby de la Zouch. Address: Campions Yard, Ashby De La Zouch.
Together with children Edwin (24), Ellen (32):
John Toplis. Head. Mar. Age 60. Basket Maker employing 5 men. Born Leicestersh, Normanton.
Ann Toplis. Wife. Mar. Age 64. Born Leicestersh, Ashby De La Zouch.
Joseph Collier. Wife's brother. U. Age 70. Annuitant. Born Leicestersh, Ashby De La Zouch.

John's death reg Sep qtr 1860 at Ashby De La Z district (ref FreeBMD).
Two possible deaths for Ann between 1851 and 1861 at Ashby De La Z (ref FreeBMD).
Joseph's death reg Mar qtr 1855 at Ashby (ref FreeBMD), assume this is his.







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    Children:  
  1. Ellen TOPLIS born c1819 at Ashby De La Zouch, Leicester  
  2. James TOPLIS born c1821 in Leicestershire  
  3. Edwin TOPLIS bap 1826 at Castle Donnington, Leicester
 
2.   William TOPLIS
Bap 15 Jun 1794 at Ashby De La Zouch, Leicestershire, son of William Topliss and Ann (ref IGI).

Married Louisa, surname unknown. Born c1791 in Leicestershire.
There is a marriage of William Topliss on 14 Mar 1814 at Nailstone, Leicester to Lucia NIGHTINGALE (ref IGI).
Assumption is made that Louisa and Lucia and Lucy are one and the same.

Ref 1841 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Nailstone. Registration District of Market Bosworth. Source HO107/602/11. Address: Nailstone.
William Toplis. Age 47. Ag Lab. Born in Leicestershire.
Louisa Toplis. Age 50. Born in Leicestershire.
Ann Toplis. Age 14. Born in Leicestershire.
William Toplis. Age 6. Born in Leicestershire. [note: unlikely that there would be two brothers named William, and there is a William Topless bap 1 Mar 1835 at Normanton Le Heath who was son of James Topless and Sarah - perhaps James was a younger brother of William- not enough records found to prove this]
William Toplis. Age 24. Born in Leicestershire.
Martha Toplis. Age 24. Born in Leicestershire.
Louisa Toplis. Age 10 mo. Born in Leicestershire.

Death reg of Lucy Toplis Sep qtr 1848 at Ashby de la Zouch District (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1851 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Normanton Le Heath. Registration District of Ashby De La Zouch. Address: Normanton Le Heath.
William Toplis. Head. Widow. Age 57. Ag Lab and Parish Clerk. Born Leicestershire, Ashby de la Zouch.

William married (2) Sep qtr 1857 Frances WITHNELL at Market Bosworth District (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1861 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Larish of Normanton Le Heath. Registration District of Ashby De La Zouch. Address: Normanton Le Heath.
William Toplis. Head. Mar. Age 67. Ag Lab and Parish Clerk. Born Leicestershire, Normanton Le Heath.
Frances Toplis. Wife. Mar. Age 48. Born Leicestershire, Market Bosworth.

Death reg of Frances Toplis Dec qtr 1862 at Market Bosworth Dist (ref FreeBMD).
William not found in 1871 census.







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1861 census
    Children of William and Louisa or Lucy:  
  1. William TOPLIS bap 1816 at Normanton Le Heath, Leicester  
  2. Frances TOPLISS bap 1819 at Normanton Le Heath, Leicester  
  3. Benjamin TOPLIS bap 1821 at Normanton Le Heath, Leicester  
  4. Anne TOPLIS bap 1827 at Normanton Le Heath, Leicester
 
3.   Ann TOPLIS
Bap 23 Oct 1796 at Normanton Le Heath, Leicester (ref IGI).

4.   Thomas TOPLISS
Bap 9 Aug 1801 at Normanton Le Heath, Leicester (ref IGI).
Not found in census records.


Last modified 22 Feb 2009