Topliss ~ Fourth Generation

    Issue of William Toplis and Martha Standley  
1.   Louisa TOPLISS
Birth reg Sep qtr 1840 at Ashby de la Z Dist (ref FreeBMD as Topliss).

Ref 1841 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Nailstone. Registration District of Market Bosworth. Address: Nailstone.
Together with (assumed) grandparents and other relatives, and parents:
Louisa Toplis. Age 10 mo. Born in Leicestershire.

Ref 1851 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Donington Le Heath. Registration District of Ashby De La Zouch. Address: Donington Le Heath.
Together with her parents and sister:
Louisa Toplis. Dau. Age 10. Scholar. Born Leicestershire, Heather.
[spelt Lousia, indexed Leresia]

Ref 1861 census. Warwickshire, England. Civil Parish of Nuneaton. Town of Nuneaton. Registration District of Nuneaton. Address: Wheat Croft Farm, Nuneaton.
In the home of Joseph Ward (63), Farmer:
Louisa Toplis. Servant. Un. Age 20. Housemaid. Born Leicestershire, Heather.

Marr reg Sep qtr 1866 at Ashby Z District of Louisa Toplis to Joseph WARD (ref FreeBMD). Probably related to the farmer that she was a servant for in 1861. Joseph was born c1842 at Warton.

Ref 1871 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Hugglescote. Registration District of Ashby De La Zouch. Address: Hugglescote.
Together with children William John Toplis (3) and Frances Emma (5 mo):
Joseph Ward. Head. Mar. Age 29. Collier. Born Warton.
Louisa Ward. Wife. Mar. Age 30. Collier's wife. Born Heather.

Ref 1881 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Hugglescote and Donnington. Registration District of Ashby De La Zouch. Address: Hugglescote and Donnington.
Together with children Fanny Emma (10), Sarah Ann (2), and her father William (63):
Joseph Ward. Head. Mar. Age 39. Coal Miner. Born Warwick, Polesworth.
Louisa Ward. Wife. Mar. Age 40. Born Leicestershire, Heather.

Louisa's death reg Jun qtr 1882 at Ashby Z District aged 42 (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1891 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Hugglescote and Donington. Ecclesiastical Parish of Hugglescote St James the Baptis. Town of Donington Le Heath. Registration District of Ashby De La Zouch. Address: Hugglescote and Donington.
Together with daughters Frances E (20), Sarah A (12):
Joseph Ward. Head. Widr. Age 49. Coal Miner Labourer. Born N.K. Warton.

Not found in 1901 census.

Ref 1911 census. Leicestershire, England. Parish of Hugglescote and Donington. Registration district of Ashby de la Zouch. Address: Hugglescote Leicester.
Together with dau Frances E (Langham) (40) and her family:
Joseph Ward. Boarder. Age 70. Widower. Coal Miner (Hewer). Born Walton.



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    Children:  
  1. William John Toplis WARD born 1867 at Hugglescote, Leicester  
  2. Frances Emma WARD born 1870 at Hugglescote, Leicester  
  3. Sarah Ann WARD born 1878 at Donington, Leicester
 
2.   Emma TOPLIS
Birth reg Mar 1846 at Ashby de la Zouch Dist (ref FreeBMD as Toplis).

Ref 1851 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Donington Le Heath. Registration District of Ashby De La Zouch. Address: Donington Le Heath.
Together with her parents and sister:
Emma Toplis. Dau. Age 5. Scholar. Born Leicestershire, Hugglescote.

Ref 1861 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Hugglescote. Registration District of Ashby De La Zouch. Address: Heward's Cottages, Hugglescote.
Together with her parents and sister:
Emma Toplis. Daur. Un. Age 15. Scholar. Born Leicestershire, Normanton Le Heath.

Marriage reg Dec qtr 1866 at Ashby Z District to John WILKINS (ref FreeBMD). He was born c1843 at Hugglescote, Leicestershire.

Ref 1871 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Donington. Registration District of Ashby De La Zouch. Address: Donington.
Together with son Toplis (3):
John Wilkins. Head. Mar. Age 28. Engine Driver Ibstock Coly. Born Hugglescote, Leicestershire.
Emma Wilkins. Wife. Mar. Age 25. Born Donington Le Heath, Leicestershire.

Ref 1881 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Hugglescote and Donnington. Registration District of Ashby De La Zouch. Address: Hugglescote and Donnington. (next door to next).
Together with children Topliss (13), Laura Louisa (3):
John Wilkins. Head. Mar. Age 38. Mining Engine Driver. Born Leicestershrie, Hugglescote.
Emma Wilkins. Wife. Mar. Age 35. Born Leicestershire, Donington.

Not found in 1891 census.

Ref 1901 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Hugglescote and Donington. Address: Wilkin's Lane, Hugglescote and Donington.
John Wilkins. Head. M. Age 58. Horizontal Engine Driver. Born Leicester, Hugglescote.
Laura Wilkins. Daur. S. Age 23. Born Leicester, Donington.

Ref 1911 census. Leicestershire, England. Parish of Hugglescote and Donington. Registration district of Ashby de la Zouch. Address: Ashby Rd Hugglescote near Leicester.
Together with dau Laura Louisa (33) and her family:
John Wilkins. Father in Law. Age 68. Widower. Stationary Engineer. Born Hugglescote Leicestershire.



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    Children:  
  1. Topliss WILKINS born 1867 at Donington, Leicester  
  2. Laura Louisa WILKINS born 1877 at Donington, Leicester
 
3.   Frances Maria TOPLIS
Birth reg Mar qtr 1854 at Mt Bosworth Dist (ref FreeBMD as Toplis).

Ref 1861 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Hugglescote. Registration District of Ashby De La Zouch. Address: Heward's Cottages, Hugglescote.
Together with her parents and sister:
Frances Maria Toplis. Dau. Un. Age 7. Scholar. Born Leicestershire, Markfield.

Not found in 1871 census.

Marriage reg Sep qtr 1875 at Leicester District to Walter William NEAL (ref FreeBMD). He was born c1858 at Leicester, Leicestershire.

Ref 1881 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Hugglescote and Donnington. Address: Ibstock Road, Hugglescote and Donnington.
Together with children Martha Emily (5), Alberta Edith (3), and an infant (12 hours) and a servant:
Walter Neal. Head. Mar. Age 23. Bricklayer. Born Leicester.
Fanny Neal. Wife. Mar. Age 27. Born Markfield.

Ref 1891 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Knighton. Town of Knighton. Registration District of Blaby. Address: 71 St Leonards Rd, Knighton.
Together with children Martha Emily (15), Alberta Edith (13), Fanny E (5), John Henry (2), George F C (7 months):
Walter W Neal. Head. M. Age 33. Builder. Born Leicester.
Francis M Neal. Wife. M. Age 36. Born Markfield, Leicester.

Ref 1901 census. Essex, England. Civil Parish of South Fambridge. Address: New Hall Farm, South Fambridge.
Together with children Gertrude (18), Agnes (16), Fanny (14), John (12), George (10):
Walter W Neal. Head. M. Age 42. Sanitary Pipe Agent. Born Leicester.
Francis Neal. Wife. M. Age 46. Born Marksfield.



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    Children:  
  1. Martha Emily NEAL born 1875 at Hugglescote, Leicester  
  2. Alberta Edith NEAL born 1878 at Donington, Leicester  
  3. Infant Son born 1881 at Donington, Leicester  
  4. Frances Gertrude NEAL born 1883 at Hugglescote, Leicester  
  5. Maud Agnes NEAL born 1885 at Hugglescote, Leicester  
  6. Fanny Elizabeth NEAL born 1886 at Hugglescote, Leicester  
  7. John Henry NEAL born 1889 at Newfound Pool, Leicester  
  8. George F. C. NEAL born c1891 at Clarendon Park, Leicester
 
    Issue of Benjamin Toplis and Mary Preston  
1.   Ann TOPLISS
Birth reg Mar qtr 1848 at Ashby de la Zouch Dist (ref FreeBMD as Topliss).

Ref 1851 census. Derbyshire, England. Civil Parish of Packington. Registration district of Ashby De La Zouch. Address: Mill St, Packington.
Together with her parents and brother:
Ann Toplis. Daur. Age 3. Born Leicester, Normanton.
[all indexed as Topley]

Ref 1861 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Normanton Le Heath. Registration District of Ashby De La Zouch. Address: Normanton Le Heath.
Together with her parents and 4 brothers:
Ann Toplis. Daur. Age 13. Lace Trimmer. Born Leicestershire, Normanton Le Heath.
[all indexed as Topler]

Not found in 1871 census.



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2.   Herbert TOPLIS
Birth reg Jun qtr 1850 at Ashby de la Z district (ref FreeBMD as Toplis).
AKA Herbert Topliss.

Ref 1851 census. Derbyshire, England. Civil Parish of Packington. Registration district of Ashby De La Zouch. Address: Mill St, Packington.
Together with his parents and sister:
Herbert Toplis. Son. Age 11 mo. Born Leicester, Packington. [indexed as Nerbet]
[all indexed as Topley]


Ref 1861 census. Derbyshire, England. Civil Parish of Stapenhill. Registration District of Burton Upon Trent. Address: Stapenhill.
Hurbert Toplis. Servt. Un. Age 11. General Servant. Born Packington, Leicestershire.

Ref 1871 census. Derbyshire, England. Civil Parish of St Peter. Registration District of Derby. Address: 23 Canal Street.
At the home of Sarah Gregson (48) and family:
Herbert Topliss. Boarder. Unm. Age 21. Labourer (Mid Ry). Born Leicestershire Packington.

Marr reg Dec qtr 1872 at Derby dist of Herbert Topliss to Elizabeth GREGSON (ref FreeBMD). Birth reg of Elizabeth Gregson Sep qtr 1851 at Derby dist, Derbyshire (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1881 census. Staffordshire, England. Civil Parish of Wednesfield. Registration District of Wolverhampton. Address: Mark End.
Together with daus Alice (7), Anne E (2):
Herbert Topliss. Head. Age 30. Mar. Points Man. Born Leicestershire Packington.
Elizabeth Topliss. Wife. Age 29. Mar. Born Derbyshire Derby.

Ref 1891 census. Staffordshire, England. Civil Parish of Wednesfield. Registration District of Wolverhampton. Address: Prestwood Rd.
Together with children Alice (17), Amy E (12), Herbert W (5):
Herbert Topliss. Head. Mar. Age 40. Railway Signalman. Born Leicestershire Packington.
Elizabeth Topliss. Wife. Mar. Age 39. Born Derbyshire Derby.

Ref 1901 census. Staffordshire, England. Civil Parish of Heath. Registration dist of Wolverhampton. Address: 196 Wolverhampton Rd.
Together with children Alice (27), Herbert W (15) and niece Annie E Topliss (4) (Amy) and a boarder:
Herbert Topliss. Head. Mar. Age 50. Railway Signal Man. Born Packington Leicestershire.
Elizabeth Topliss. Wife. Mar. Age 49. Draper. Born Derby.

Ref 1911 census. Staffordshire, England. Parish of Heath. Registration district of Wolverhampton. Address: 196 Wolverhampton Road, Heath Town, Wolverhampton.
Together with children Alice (37), Herbert (25):
Herbert Topliss. Head. Age 60. Mar 38 yrs. Railway Signalman. Born Leicestershire Packington.
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Ref 1911 census. Lancashire, England. Parish of Ashton Under Lyne. Registration district of Ashton Under Lyne. Address: 59 Trafalgar St.
Together with Francis and Esther Bamford and son, unidentified relatives:
Elizabeth Topliss. Visitor - aunt. Age 59. Mar 38 yrs. Draper. Born Derby Derbyshire.




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    Children:  
  1. Alice TOPLISS born 1873 at Derby, Derbyshire  
  2. Amy Elizabeth TOPLISS born 1878 at Wednesfield, Staffordshire  
  3. Herbert Walter TOPLISS born 1885 at Wolverhampton, Staffordshire
 
3.   William TOPLISS
Birth reg Sep qtr 1852 at Ashby De La Zouch dist (ref FreeBMD as Topliss).
AKA William Toplis.

Ref 1861 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Normanton Le Heath. Registration District of Ashby De La Zouch. Address: Normanton Le Heath.
Together with his parents and 4 siblings:
William Toplis. Son. Age 8. Scholar. Born Leicestershire, Normanton Le Heath.
[all indexed as Topler]

Ref 1871 census. Derbyshire, England. Civil Parish of Eckington. Registration District of Chesterfield. Address: Eckington.
At the home of Edward Carrington (54) and family:
William Toplis. Boarder. Unm. Age 22. Railway Porter. Born Leicestershire Normanton.

Marr reg Sep qtr 1875 at Mt Bosworth dist, Leicestershire of William Toplis to Sarah Ann BIDDLE (ref FreeBMD). Probable baptism of Female Biddle Sep qtr 1846 at Market Bosworth dist (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1881 census. Ref 1881 census. Yorkshire, England. Civil Parish of Sheffield. Registration District of Sheffield. Address: Bungay St 108.
Together with daus Winefred M (2), Elizth Ann (9 mths):
Wm. Toplis. Head. Mar. Age 28. Railway Porter. Born Normanton Leicester.
Sarah A. Toplis. Wife. Mar. Age 33. Born Atherstone Warwick.

Ref 1891 census. Yorkshire, England. Civil Parish of Sheffield. Registration district of Sheffield. Address: Bungay St No. 108.
Together with children Winifred M (12), Annie E (10), William Preston (6):
Wm Toplis. Head. Mar. Age 38. Shunter - Railway. Born Normanton Leicester.
Sarah A Toplis. Wife. Mar. Age 43. Born Witherley Leicester.

Ref 1901 census. Yorkshire, England. Civil Parish of Sheffield. Registration dist of Sheffield. Address: 108 Bungay St.
Together with children Winifred (22), Anne Elizth (20), William Preston (16):
William Toplis. Head. Mar. Age 49. Cab Driver. Born Leicestershire Normanton.
Sarah Ann Toplis. Wife. Mar. Age 53. Born Leicestershire Witherley.

Death reg of Sarah Ann Toplis Mar qtr 1910 at Sheffield dist, Yorkshire aged 63 (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1911 census. Yorkshire West Riding, England. Parish of Sheffield. Registration district of Sheffield. Address: 309 Shoreham Street.
Together with dau Annie Eliz (Hopkinson) (30) and her husband, and son William Preston (26):
William Toplis Senr. Father in law. Age 58. Widower. Labourer. Born Leicestershire Normanton.



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    Children:  
  1. Winifred Mary Fairfield TOPLIS born 1878 at Sheffield, Yorkshire  
  2. Annie Elizabeth TOPLIS born 1880 at Sheffield, Yorkshire  
  3. William Preston TOPLIS born 1884 at Sheffield, Yorkshire
 
4.   Preston TOPLISS
Birth reg Sep qtr 1854 at Ashby dist (ref FreeBMD as Topliss).

Ref 1861 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Normanton Le Heath. Registration District of Ashby De La Zouch. Address: Normanton Le Heath.
Together with his parents and 4 siblings:
Preston Toplis. Son. Age 6. Scholar. Born Leicestershire, Normanton Le Heath.
[all indexed as Topler]

Ref 1871 census. Derbyshire, England. Civil Parish of Repton. Town of Milton. Registration District of Burton Upon Trent. Address: Milton.
In the home of William H Newbold (38), Farmer.
Preston Toplis. Servant. Age 16. Farm Servant. Born Leicester, Normanton.

Ref 1881 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Leicester St Margaret. Registration District of Leicester. Address: 28 Clyde St, Leicester St Margaret.
In the home of Edwin W Frost, (41), Tailor:
Preston Topliss. Boarder. Unm. Age 26. Policeman. Born Normanton, Leicester.

Marriage reg Jun qtr 1886 of Preston Topliss to Emma PRESTON (ref FreeBMD). She was born c1860 in Leicestershire.

Ref 1891 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of St Margaret. Ecclesiastical parish of St Saviour. Registration district of Leicester. Address: 26 Grove Rd, St Margaret, Leicester.
Together with son John P (4) and Sarah Preston (72), Emma's mother:
Preston Topliss. Head. M. Age 36. Police Constable. Born Leic, Normanton.
Emma Topliss. Wife. M. Age 31. Born Leicester.

Preston's death reg Jun qtr 1899 at Leicester dist age 44 (ref FreeBMD).
Emma not found in 1901 census.



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    Children:  
  1. John Preston TOPLISS born 1886 at Leicester, Leicestershire
 
5.   Benjamin TOPLISS
Birth reg Jun qtr 1858 at Ashby De La Zouch dist (ref FreeBMD as Topliss).

Ref 1861 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Normanton Le Heath. Registration District of Ashby De La Zouch. Address: Normanton Le Heath.
Together with his parents and 4 siblings:
Benjamin Toplis. Son. Age 3. Born Leicestershire, Normanton Le Heath.
[all indexed as Topler]

Not found in 1871 census.

Marriage reg Dec qtr 1878 at Burton District, Staffordshire to Sarah FRANCIS (ref FreeBMD). She was born c1857 at Rolleston, Staffordshire (ref census).

Ref 1881 census. Staffordshire, England. Civil Parish of Rolleston. Registration District of Burton Upon Trent. Address: Village, Rolleston.
Together with son Frances John (10 m):
Benjamin Toplis. Head. Mar. Age 23. Brewers Labourer. Born Leicestershire, Normanton.
Sarah Toplis. Wife. Mar. Age 24. Born Staff, Rolleston.

Ref 1891 census. Staffordshire, England. Civil Parish of Rolleston. Address: 4 Brookside, Rolleston.
Together with children John (10), Ellen (9), Mary (7), Lillie (3), William (1):
Benjamin Topliss. Head. M. Age 33. Agricultural Lab. Born Leicestersh, Normanton.
Sarah Topliss. Wife. M. Age 34. Born Staffs, Rolleston.

Ref 1901 census. Staffordshire, England. Civil Parish of Rolleston. Address: Burton Road, Rolleston.
Together with children Lilly (13), Emma (9), Harry (7), Arthur (5), Benjamin (2):
Benjamin Topliss. Head. M. Age 43. Brewers labourer. Born Leicestershire, Normanton Le Heath.
Sarah Topliss. Wife. M. Age 44. Born Staffs, Rolleston.

Ref 1911 census. Staffordshire, England. Parish of Rolleston. Registration district of Burton upon Trent. Address: Beacon Road, Rolleston, Burton on Trent.
Together with children Eliza Ellen (Rolls) (29), Mary Emma (27), Emma (19), Arthur (14), Ben (12), and grandchildren Richard Brown Rolls (6), Brinsley Benjamin Rolls (3), Ruby Rhoda Ellen Rolls (4 mths):
Benjamin Topliss. Head. Age 53. Mar. Farm Labourer. Born Normanton Lea Heath Leicestershire.
Sarah Topliss. Wife. Age 54. Mar 32 yrs. Children 11 born 9 alive 2 dead. Born Rolleston Staffordshire. [1 child not identified]



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    Children:  
  1. Francis John TOPLISS born 1880 at Rolleston, Staffordshire  
  2. Eliza Ellen TOPLISS born 1881 at Rolleston, Staffordshire  
  3. Mary Emma TOPLISS born 1884 at Rolleston, Staffordshire  
  4. Frederick Benjamin TOPLISS born 1885 at Rolleston, Staffordshire  
  5. Lillie TOPLISS born 1888 at Rolleston, Staffordshire  
  6. William TOPLISS born 1890 at Rolleston, Staffordshire  
  7. Emma TOPLISS born 1892 at Rolleston, Staffordshire  
  8. Harry TOPLISS born 1894 at Rolleston, Staffordshire  
  9. Arthur TOPLISS born 1896 at Rolleston, Staffordshire  
  10. Benjamin TOPLISS born 1899 at Rolleston, Staffordshire
 
6.   John TOPLISS
Birth reg Sep qtr 1860 at Ashby de la Z District (ref FreeBMD as Topliss).

Ref 1861 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Normanton Le Heath. Registration District of Ashby De La Zouch. Address: Normanton Le Heath.
Together with his parents and 4 siblings:
John Toplis. Son. Age 8 mo. Born Leicestershire, Normanton Le Heath.
[all indexed as Topler]

Ref 1871 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Normanton Le Heath. Registration District of Ashby De La Zouch. Address: Normanton Le Heath.
Together with his parents and 2 siblings:
John Toplis. Son. Age 10. Scholar. Born Normanton Le Heath, Leicestershire.

Ref 1881 census. Berkshire, England. Civil Parish of New Windsor. Registration District of Windsor. Address: "Victoria Barracks", First Battalion Grenadier Guards Barracks.
John Toplis. Unm. Age 20. Corporal. Born Leicestershire, Ashby-de-la-Zouch.

Marriage reg Jun qtr 1885 at Fulham District of John Topliss to Louisa ELLIOTT (ref FreeBMD). She was born c1860 at Bicester, Oxfordshire.

Ref 1891 census. London, England. Civil Parish of Islington. Ecclesiastical Parish of St Michaels. Registration District of Islington. Address: 204 Copenhagen St, Islington.
Together with son John A (1):
John Topliss. Head. M. Age 30. Railway Policeman. Born Leicester, Normanton.
Louisa Topliss. Wife. M. Age 31. Born Oxon, Bicester.

Ref 1901 census. London, England. Civil Parish of Islington. Ecclesiastical Parish of All Saints. Registration District of Islington. Address: 247 Copenhagen St, Islington.
Together with children Arthur (11), Harry (9), and a boarder:
John Topliss. Head. M. Age 40. Furniture Porter. Born Leicestershire, Normanton Le Heath.
[indexed as Johan]
Louisa Topliss. Wife. M. Age 41. Born Oxfordshire, Bicester.

Ref 1911 census. London, England. Parish of Islington. Registration district of Islington. Address: 247 Copenhagen St, Islington.
Together with children Arthur (21), Harry (19), Amy (14):
John Topliss. Head. Age 50. Mar. Furniture Porter. Born Normanton Leicester.
Louisa Topliss. Wife. Age 51. Mar 26 yrs. Children 5 born 3 alive 2 dead. Born Bicester Oxon.



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    Children:  
  1. John Arthur TOPLISS born 1889 at Islington, London  
  2. Harry George TOPLISS born 1891 at Islington, London  
  3. Amy Ellen TOPLISS born 1896 at Islington, London
 
7.   Thomas TOPLIS
Birth reg Dec qtr 1862 at Shardlow dist, Leicestershire (ref FreeBMD as Toplis).
AKA Thomas Topliss.

Ref 1871 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Normanton Le Heath. Registration District of Ashby De La Zouch. Address: Normanton Le Heath.
Together with his parents and 2 siblings:
Thos Toplis. Son. Age 8. Scholar. Born Normanton Le Heath, Leicestershire.

Ref 1881 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Ashby De La Zouch. Registration District of Ashby De La Zouch. Address: Leicester Road, Ashby De La Zouch.
Together with his parents and 1 sister:
Thomas Toplis. Son. Unm. Age 18. Ag Labourer. Born Leicester Normanton.

Marriage reg Jun qtr 1886 at Burton District of Thomas Topliss to Eleanor TURNER (ref FreeBMD). She was born c1860 at Rutland.

Ref 1891 census. Staffordshire, England. Civil Parish of Horninglow. Ecclesiastical Parish of St John. Registration District of Burton Upon Trent. Address: 97 Victoria St, Horninglow.
Together with children Charlottie (3), Thomas (2), Herbert (6 mo):
Thomas Topliss. Head. M. Age 28. Labourer. Born Leicester.
Eleanor Topliss. Wife. M. Age 31. Labourer. Born Rutland.
[all indexed as Topless]

Ref 1901 census. Staffordshire, England. Civil Parish of Horninglow. Ecclesiastical Parish of Horninglow St John. Registration District of Burton upon Trent. Address: 97 Victoria St, Horninglow.
Together with children Thomas (12), Constance (4) and 6 boarders:
Thomas Topliss. Head. M. Age 38. Brewer's Labourer. Born Leicestershire.
Eleanor Topliss. Wife. M. Age 42. Born Rutland.

Ref 1911 census. Staffordshire, England. Parish of Burton on Trent. Registration district of Burton upon Trent. Address: 99 Victoria St, Burton on Trent.
Together with children Thomas (22), Constance (14) and a lodger:
Thomas Topliss. Head. Age 48. Mar. Out of Work. Born Leicestershire Normanton Le Heath.
Eleanor Topliss. Wife. Age 52. Mar 25 yrs. Children 8 born 2 alive 6 dead. Born Rutland Cottesmore.

Other 4 children not identified, there are many Topliss births at Burton.




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    Children:  
  1. Charlotte Eleanor TOPLISS born 1887 at Staffordshire  
  2. Thomas William TOPLISS born 1888 at Staffordshire  
  3. Herbert TOPLISS born 1890 at Staffordshire  
  4. Constance Ada TOPLISS born 1896 at Staffordshire
 
8.   Clara Ellen TOPLISS
Birth reg Sep qtr 1865 at Ashby de la Z District (ref FreeBMD as Topliss).

Ref 1871 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Normanton Le Heath. Registration District of Ashby De La Zouch. Address: Normanton Le Heath.
Together with her parents and 2 siblings:
Clara E Toplis. Dau. Age 6. Scholar. Born Normanton Le Heath, Leicestershire.

Ref 1881 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Ashby De La Zouch. Registration District of Ashby De La Zouch. Address: Leicester Road, Ashby De La Zouch.
Together with her parents and 1 brother:
Clara E Toplis. Dau. Unm. Age 15. Domestic. Born Leicester, Normanton.

Marriage reg Mar qtr 1887 at Ashby Z Dist to Robert DAVENPORT (ref FreeBMD). He was born c1852 at Belgrave, Leicester.

Ref 1891 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Whitwick. Registration District of Ashby De La Zouch. Address: Silver St, Whitwick.
Together with children Mary Toplis (3), John Wm (1):
Robert Davenport. Head. M. Age 39. Coal Miner. Born Leicester, Belgrave.
Clara Ellen Davenport. Wife. M. Age 27. Born Leicester, Normanton Le Heath.

Clara Ellen's death reg Dec qtr 1900 at Ashby Z District aged 35 (ref FreeBMD).

Robert not found in 1901 census.
Probable death reg of Robert Sep qtr 1902 at Ashby Z District aged 54 (ref FreeBMD).



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    Children:  
  1. Mary Topliss DAVENPORT born 1887 at Whitwick, Leicestershire  
  2. John William DAVENPORT born 1889 at Whitwick, Leicestershire

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