Topliss ~ Fifth Generation

    Issue of Louisa Topliss and Joseph Ward  
1.   William John Toplis WARD
Birth reg Jun qtr 1867 at Ashby Z District (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1871 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Hugglescote. Registration District of Ashby De La Zouch. Address: Hugglescote.
Together with his parents and sister:
William John Toplis Ward. Age 3. Born Hugglescote.

Death reg Dec qtr 1871 at Ashby Z Dist aged 4 (ref FreeBMD).



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2.   Frances Emma WARD
Birth reg Dec qtr 1870 at Ashby Z District (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1871 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Hugglescote. Registration District of Ashby De La Zouch. Address: Hugglescote.
Together with her parents and brother:
Frances Emma Ward. Age 5 months. Born Hugglescote.

Ref 1881 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Hugglescote and Donnington. Registration District of Ashby De La Zouch. Address: Hugglescote and Donnington.
Together with her parents and sister and grandfather:
Fanny Emma Ward. Daur. Age 10. Scholar. Born Leicestershire, Hugglescote.

Ref 1891 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Hugglescote and Donington. Ecclesiastical Parish of Hugglescote St James the Baptist. Town of Donington Le Heath. Registration District of Ashby De La Zouch. Address: Hugglescote and Donington.
Together with her father and sister:
Frances E Ward. Daur. S. Age 20. Born Leicestershire, Hugglescote.

Marriage reg Sep qtr 1891 at Ashby Z District to Joseph Harry LANGHAM (ref FreeBMD). He was born c1871 at Costock, Nottingham.

Ref 1901 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Hugglescote and Donington. Ecclesiastical Parish of Ellistown St Christopher. Town of Ellistown. Address: White Hill Rd, Ellistown.
Together with children Eliza A (7), Florence (3), Louisa (9):
Joseph H Langham. Head. M. Age 30. Coalminer. Born Nottingham, Costock.
Francis E Langham. Wife. M. Age 30. Born Leicestershire, Hugglescote.

Ref 1911 census. Leicestershire, England. Parish of Hugglescote and Donington. Registration district of Ashby de la Zouch. Address: Hugglescote Leicester.
Together with son Joseph Albert (9) and her father Joseph Ward (70):
J Harry Langham. Head. Age 40. Mar. Coal Miner (Hewer). Born Costock Notts.
Frances E Langham. Wife. Age 40. Mar 19 yrs. Born Hugglescote. Children 5 born 3 alive 2 dead.

5th child not identified but possibly Alice Elizabeth (1903-1907).



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    Children:  
  1. Louisa LANGHAM born 1892 at Hugglescote, Leicestershire  
  2. Eliza Ann LANGHAM born 1893 at Hugglescote, Leicestershire  
  3. Florence Julia LANGHAM born 1897 at Ellistown, Leicestershire  
  4. Joseph Albert LANGHAM born 1901 at Hugglescote, Leicestershire
 
3.   Sarah Ann WARD
Birth reg Jun qtr 1878 at Ashby Z District (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1881 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Hugglescote and Donnington. Registration District of Ashby De La Zouch. Address: Hugglescote and Donnington.
Together with her parents and sister and grandfather:
Sarah Ann Ward. Daur. Age 2. Born Leicestershire, Donington.

Ref 1891 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Hugglescote and Donington. Ecclesiastical Parish of Hugglescote St James the Baptist. Town of Donington Le Heath. Registration District of Ashby De La Zouch. Address: Hugglescote and Donington.
Together with her father and sister:
Sarah A Ward. Daur. Age 12. Born Leicestershire, Donington Le Heath.

Marriage reg Dec qtr 1896 at Ashby Z Dist to George Ernest COPE (ref FreeBMD). He was born c1878 at Norton, Warwick.

Ref 1901 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Hugglescote and Donington. Address: The Green, Donington and Hugglescote.
Together with children Top (2), George E (2 mo):
George E Cope. Head. M. Age 23. Coal Miner Hewer. Born Warwick, Norton.
Sarah A Cope. Wife. M. Age 23. Born Leicestershire, Donington.

Ref 1911 census. Leicestershire, England. Parish of Hugglescote and Donington. Registration district of Ashby de la Zouch. Address: The Green Donington Le Heath Leicester.
Together with children Tom (12), George (10), Joe (6), Sarah (5), Harry (2), Stephen (10 mths):
George Cope. Head. Age 33. Mar. Coal Miner Hewer. Born Donington Le Heath Leicester.
Sarah Cope. Wife. Age 32. Mar 14 yrs. Children 6 born 6 alive. Born Donington Le Heath Leicester.



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    Children:  
  1. Tom COPE born 1899 at Donington, Leicestershire  
  2. George Ernest COPE born 1901 at Donington, Leicestershire  
  3. Joseph COPE born 1904 at Donington, Leicestershire  
  4. Sarah Agnes COPE born 1905 at Donington, Leicestershire  
  5. Harry COPE born 1908 at Donington, Leicestershire  
  6. William Stephen COPE born 1910 at Donington, Leicestershire  
  7. Jim Ward COPE born 1913 at Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire  
  8. Victor Ward COPE born 1915 at Ashby de la Zouch, Leicestershire
 
    Issue of Emma Toplis and John WIlkins  
1.   Topliss WILKINS
Birth reg Sep qtr 1867 at Ashby Z Dist (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1871 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Donington. Registration District of Ashby De La Zouch. Address: Donington.
Together with his parents:
Toplis Wilkins. Son. Age 3. 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 his parents and sister:
Topliss Wilkins. Son. Age 13. Scholar. Born Leicestershire, Donington.

Marriage reg Sep qtr 1890 at Ashby Z Dist Toplis Wilkins to Mary DYER (ref FreeBMD). Mary was born c1869 at Nailstone, Leicester.

Not found in 1891 census.
Ref 1901 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Hugglescote and Donington. Address: Donington and Hugglescote.
Together with children Mary A (10), Edith M (9), Gladys (6), Doris E (4), Frances E (1), Constance L (7 mo):
Toplis Wilkins. Head. M. Age 33. Baker & Confectioner. Born Leicester, Donington.
Mary Wilkins. Wife. M. Age 32. Born Leicester, Nailstone.

Ref 1911 census. Leicestershire, England. Parish of Hugglescote and Donington. Registration district of Ashby de la Zouch. Address: Hugglescote Leicester.
Together with daughters Gladys (16), Doris Emma (14), Frances Edna Toplis (12), Clarice Marguerite (9), Irene Ethel (6), Muriel Vera (2):
Toplis Wilkins. Head. Age 43. Mar. Colliery Fireman. Born Leicester Hugglescote.
Mary Wilkins. Wife. Age 42. Mar 21 yrs. Children 9 born 9 alive. Born Leicester Nailstone.

Toplis Wilkins' death reg Dec qtr 1929 at Ashby Z District aged 62 (ref FreeBMD).



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    Children:  
  1. Mary Ann WILKINS born 1890 at Donington, Leicestershire  
  2. Edith Mary WILKINS born 1892 at Donington, Leicestershire  
  3. Constance Lydia WILKINS born 1894 at Donnington, Leicestershire  
  4. Gladys WILKINS born 1895 at Donington, Leicestershire  
  5. Doris Emma WILKINS born 1897 at Donington, Leicestershire  
  6. Frances Edna Toplis WILKINS born 1899 at Donington, Leicestershire  
  7. Clarice Marguerite WILKINS born 1901 at Hugglescote, Leicestershire  
  8. Irene Ethel WILKINS born 1905 at Hugglescote, Leicestershire  
  9. Muriel Vera WILKINS born 1909 at Hugglescote, Leicestershire
 
2.   Laura Louisa WILKINS
Birth reg Jun qtr 1877 at Ashby Z District (ref FreeBMD).

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 her parents and brother:
Laura Louisa Wilkins. Daur. Age 3. 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.
Together with her father:
Laura Wilkins. Daur. S. Age 23. Born Leicester, Donington.

Marr reg Sep qtr 1902 at Ashby de la Zouch dist of Laura Louisa Wilkins to John Slater BIDDLE (ref FreeBMD). Birth reg of John Slater Biddle Mar qtr 1877 at Ashby de la Zouch dist (ref FreeBMD).

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 children Gwendolen Emma (7), John Leonard Slater (5 mths) and Laura's father John Wilkins (68):
John Slater Biddle. Head. Age 34. Mar. Template Maker. Born Hugglescote Leicestershire.
Laura Louisa Biddle. Wife. Age 33. Mar 8 yrs. Children 2 born 2 alive. Born Hugglescote Leicestershire.

Laura died 5 Feb 1954. Death reg of Laura L Biddle Mar qtr 1954 at Birmingham, Warwickshire aged 76 (ref FreeBMD).
"BIDDLE Laura Louisa of 65 Southbourne-avenue Birmingham 34 widow died 5 February 11954 Administration Birmingham 19 March to Gwendolen Emma Cooper (wife of John Cooper). Effects 1381 17s. 9d." (ref Ancestry National Probate).



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    Children:  
  1. Gwendolen Emma BIDDLE born 1904 at Hugglescote, Leicestershire  
  2. John Leonard Slater BIDDLE born 1910 at Hugglescote, Leicestershire
 
    Issue of Frances Maria Toplis and Walter William Neal  
1.   Martha Emily NEAL
Birth reg Dec qtr 1875 at Ashby Z District (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1881 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Hugglescote and Donnington. Address: Ibstock Road, Hugglescote and Donnington.
Together with her parents and 2 siblings:
Martha Emily Neal. Dau. Age 5. Born Hugglescote.

Ref 1891 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Knighton. Town of Knighton. Registration District of Blaby. Address: 71 St Leonards Rd, Knighton.
Together with her parents and 4 siblings:
Martha Emily Neal. Dau. Age 15. Born Hugglescote, Leicester.

Marriage reg Sep qtr 1898 at Rochford Dist to Albert Horace RILEY (ref FreeBMD). Birth reg of Albert Horace T. Riley Dec qtr 1873 at Ashby de la Zouch dist (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1901 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Ashby Woulds. Address: Albertt Village.
Together with Albert's sister Mary (23):
Albert H Riley. Head. M. Age 27. Clerk Pipe Works. Born Leicestersh, Hugglescote.
Martha E Riley. Wife. M. Age 25. Born Leicestersh, Hugglescote.

Ref 1911 census. Leicestershire, England. Parish of Ashby Woulds. Registration district of Ashby de la Zouch. Address: 8 Occupation Rd Church Gresley.
Together with sons Percy Wm Gilbert (9), Horace Leslie (7):
Albert Horace Riley. Head. Age 37. Mar. Clerk at Sanitary Pipe Works. Born Leicestershire Hugglescote.
Martha Emily Riley. Wife. Age 35. Mar 12 yrs. Children 2 born 2 alive. Born Leicestershire Hugglescote.



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    Children:  
  1. Percy William Gilbert RILEY born 1901 at Ashby Woulds, Leicestershire  
  2. Horace Leslie RILEY born 1903 at Ashby Woulds, Leicestershire
 
2.   Alberta Edith NEAL
Birth reg Mar qtr 1878 at Ashby Z District (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1881 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Hugglescote and Donnington. Address: Ibstock Road, Hugglescote and Donnington.
Together with her parents and 2 siblings:
Alberta Edith Neal. Dau. Age 3. Born Donington.

Ref 1891 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Knighton. Town of Knighton. Registration District of Blaby. Address: 71 St Leonards Rd, Knighton.
Together with her parents and 4 siblings:
Alberta Edith Neal. Dau. Age 13. Born Hugglescote, Leicester.

Marr reg Sep qtr 1898 at Romford dist, Essex of Albertha Edith Neal to Arthur George BALDWIN (ref FreeBMD). Birth reg of Arthur George Baldwin Jun qtr 1874 at Rochford dist, Essex (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1901 census. London, England. Civil Parish of Streatham. Registration District of Wandsworth. Address: 77 Chestnut Grove.
Together with sons Cyril W (2), Walter A (1):
Arthur G Baldwin. Head. Mar. Age 27. Living on own means. Born Essex Rayleigh.
Alberta E Baldwin. Wife. Mar. Age 23. Born Leicestershire Hugglescote.

Death reg of Alberta Edith Baldwin Jun qtr 1905 at Edmonton dist aged 27 (ref FreeBMD).

Arthur marr (2) marr reg Sep qtr 1906 at Edmonton dist, Middlesex of Arthur George Baldwin to Ethel Daisy SCRIVEN (ref FreeBMD). Birth reg of Ethel Daisy Scriven Sep qtr 1886 at Chelmsford dist, Essex (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1911 census. Middlesex, England. Parish of Friern Barnet. Registration district of Barnet. Address: 32 Bellevue Road, New Southgate, Friern Barnet N.
Together with his sons Cyril Wilfred (12), Walter Arthur (11), John Brendon (9) and their daughters Daisy Kathleen (2), Mabel Emily (1):
Arthur George Baldwin. Head. Age 37. Mar. Children 3 born 3 alive. Carpenter. Born Rayleigh Essex.
Ethel Daisy Baldwin. Wife. Age 24. Mar 4 yrs. Born Chelmsford Essex.



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    Children of Alberta and Arthur:  
  1. Cyril Wilfred N. BALDWIN born 1899 at Ilford, Essex  
  2. Walter Arthur N. BALDWIN born 1900 at Tooting, Surrey  
  3. John Brendon BALDWIN born c1902 at Balham, London
 
3.   Infant Son NEAL

Ref 1881 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Hugglescote and Donnington. Address: Ibstock Road, Hugglescote and Donnington.
Together with his parents and 2 siblings:
Infant Neal. Son. Age 12 hours. Born Donington.


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4.   Frances Gertrude NEAL
Birth reg Sep qtr 1883 at Ashby Z Dist (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1901 census. Essex, England. Civil Parish of South Fambridge. Address: New Hall Farm, South Fambridge.
Together with her parents and 4 siblings:
Gertrude Neal. Dau. S. Age 18. Clerk Bookkeeper. Born Hugglescote.

Marr reg Dec qtr 1908 at London C dist of Gertrude Frances Neal to Tom CHENOWYTH (ref FreeBMD). Birth reg of Thomas CHENOWETH Mar qtr 1879 at Sheppey dist, Kent (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1911 census. London, England. Parish of Wandsworth. Registration district of Wandsworth. Address: 119 Lydhurst Avenue, Streatham Hill, Brixton SW.
Tom Chenoweth. Head. Age 32. Mar. Secretary. Born Kent Sheerness.
Gertrude Chenoweth. Wife. Age 27. Mar 2 yrs. No children. Born Leicestershire Hugglescote.

Death reg of Gertrude F. Chenoweth Mar qtr 1930 at Reigate dist, Surrey aged 45 (ref FreeBMD).



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    Child:  
  1. Alan Neal CHENOWETH born 1912 at Wandsworth dist, London
 
5.   Maud Agnes NEAL
Birth reg Mar qtr 1885 at Ashby Z Dist (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1901 census. Essex, England. Civil Parish of South Fambridge. Address: New Hall Farm, South Fambridge.
Together with her parents and 4 siblings:
Agnes Neal. Dau. S. Age 16. Born Hugglescote.

Marr reg Sep qtr 1907 at Rochford dist, Essex of Maude Agnes Neal to Harold Stuart GRIFFIN (ref FreeBMD). Harold was borrn c1883 at Hammersmith, Middlesex (ref census).

Ref 1911 census. Staffordshire, England. Parish of Burton on Trent. Registration district of Burton upon Trent. Address: 47 Scalpcliffe Rd, Stapenhill.
Together with son Albert Marice Stuart (1):
Harold Stuart Griffin. Head. Age 28. Mar. Watch & Clock Repairer. Born Hammersmith Middlesex.
Maud Agnes Griffin. Wife. Age 26. Mar 3 yrs. Children 1 born 1 alive. Born Hugglescote Leicestershire.



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    Child:  
  1. Albert Maurice Stuart GRIFFIN born 1910 at Church Gresley, Leicestershire
 
6.   Fanny Elizabeth NEAL
Birth Dec qtr 1886 at Ashby Z District (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1891 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Knighton. Town of Knighton. Registration District of Blaby. Address: 71 St Leonards Rd, Knighton.
Together with her parents and 4 siblings:
Fanny E Neal. Dau. Age 5. Born Hugglescote, Leicester.

Ref 1901 census. Essex, England. Civil Parish of South Fambridge. Address: New Hall Farm, South Fambridge.
Together with her parents and 4 siblings:
Fanny Neal. Dau. S. Age 14. Born Hugglescote.

No further information found.



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7.   John Henry NEAL
Birth reg Jun qtr 1889 at Blaby District (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1891 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Knighton. Town of Knighton. Registration District of Blaby. Address: 71 St Leonards Rd, Knighton.
Together with his parents and 4 siblings:
John Henry Neal. Son. Age 2. Born Newfound Pool, Leicester.

Ref 1901 census. Essex, England. Civil Parish of South Fambridge. Address: New Hall Farm, South Fambridge.
Together with his parents and 4 siblings:
John Neal. Son. S. Age 12. Born Leicester.

No further information found.



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8.   George F. C. NEAL
Born c1891 at Clarendon Park, Leicester.

Ref 1891 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Knighton. Town of Knighton. Registration District of Blaby. Address: 71 St Leonards Rd, Knighton.
Together with his parents and 4 siblings:
George F C Neal. Son. Age 7 months. Born Clarendon Park, Leicester.

Ref 1901 census. Essex, England. Civil Parish of South Fambridge. Address: New Hall Farm, South Fambridge.
Together with his parents and 4 siblings:
George Neal. Son. S. Age 10. Born Leicester.

No further information found.



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    Issue of Herbert Topliss and Elizabeth Gregson  
1.   Alice TOPLISS
Birth reg Jun qtr 1873 at Derby dist, Derbyshire (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1881 census. Staffordshire, England. Civil Parish of Wednesfield. Registration District of Wolverhampton. Address: Mark End.
Together with her parents and sister:
Alice Topliss. Dau. Age 7. Scholar. Born Derbyshire Derby.

Ref 1891 census. Staffordshire, England. Civil Parish of Wednesfield. Registration District of Wolverhampton. Address: Prestwood Rd.
Together with her parents and 2 siblings:
Alice Topliss. Dau. Age 17. Born Derbyshire Derby.

Ref 1901 census. Staffordshire, England. Civil Parish of Heath. Registration dist of Wolverhampton. Address: 196 Wolverhampton Rd.
Together with her parents, brother and cousin:
Alice Topliss. Dau. Unm. Age 27. Draper's Assistant. Born Derby.

Ref 1911 census. Staffordshire, England. Parish of Heath. Registration district of Wolverhampton. Address: 196 Wolverhampton Road, Heath Town, Wolverhampton.
Together with her father and brother:
Alice Topliss. Dau. Age 37. Unm. Drapers Assistant. Born Derbyshire Derby.



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2.   Amy Elizabeth TOPLISS
Birth reg Jun qtr 1878 at Wolverhampton dist, Staffordshire (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1881 census. Staffordshire, England. Civil Parish of Wednesfield. Registration District of Wolverhampton. Address: Mark End.
Together with her parents and sister:
Anne E Topliss. Dau. Age 2. Born Staffordshire Wednesfield.

Ref 1891 census. Staffordshire, England. Civil Parish of Wednesfield. Registration District of Wolverhampton. Address: Prestwood Rd.
Together with her parents and 2 siblings:
Amy E Topliss. Dau. Age 12. General serv domestic. Born Staffordshire Wednesfield.

Death reg of Amy Elizabeth Topliss Mar qtr 1896 at Wolverhampton dist aged 17 (ref FreeBMD).



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3.   Herbert Walter TOPLISS
Birth reg Dec qtr 1885 at Wolverhampton dist, Staffordshire (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1891 census. Staffordshire, England. Civil Parish of Wednesfield. Registration District of Wolverhampton. Address: Prestwood Rd.
Together with his parents and 2 siblings:
Herbert W Topliss. Son. Age 5. Scholar. Born Staffordshire Wolverhampton.

Ref 1901 census. Staffordshire, England. Civil Parish of Heath. Registration dist of Wolverhampton. Address: 196 Wolverhampton Rd.
Together with his parents, sister and cousin:
Herbert W Topliss. Son. Age 15. Telegraph Messenger GPO. Born Wolverhampton Staffordshire.

Ref 1911 census. Staffordshire, England. Parish of Heath. Registration district of Wolverhampton. Address: 196 Wolverhampton Road, Heath Town, Wolverhampton.
Together with his father and sister:
Herbert Topliss. Son. Age 25. Unm. Roll Turner Sheet Mills. Born Staffordshire Wolverhampton.



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    Issue of Preston Topliss and Emma Preston  
1.   Winifred Mary Fairfield TOPLIS
Birth reg Dec qtr 1878 at Sheffield dist, Yorkshire (ref FreeBMD as Topliss).

Ref 1881 census. Ref 1881 census. Yorkshire, England. Civil Parish of Sheffield. Registration District of Sheffield. Address: Bungay St 108.
Together with her parents and sister:
Winefred M Toplis. Dau. Age 2. Born Sheffield Yorks.

Ref 1891 census. Yorkshire, England. Civil Parish of Sheffield. Registration district of Sheffield. Address: Bungay St No. 108.
Together with her parents and 2 siblings:
Winifred M Toplis. Dau. Age 12. Scholar. Born Sheffield Yorks.

Ref 1901 census. Yorkshire, England. Civil Parish of Sheffield. Registration dist of Sheffield. Address: 108 Bungay St.
Together with her parents and 2 siblings:
Winifred Toplis. Dau. Age 22. Hospital Nurse. Born Yorkshire Sheffield.

Marr reg Sep qtr 1906 at Solihull dist, Warwickshire of Winifred Mary F Toplis to Bernard William SYKES (ref FreeBMD). He was born 1879 in England (ref census).
Bernard had migrated to Canada in 1904, returned for the marriage, then they migrated together to Saskatchewan, Canada.

Ref 1911 Census of Canada. Address: Battleford, Saskatchewan.
Together with son Homer (2):
Benard W Sykes. Head. Age 31. Born July 1879 in England. Migrated 1904. Farmer.
Winnifred M Sykes. Wife. Age 32. Born Sep 1878 in England. Migrated 1906.


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    Child:  
  1. Homer SYKES born 1909 in Saskatchewan, Canada
 
2.   Annie Elizabeth TOPLIS
Birth reg Sep qtr 1880 at Sheffield dist, Yorkshire (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1881 census. Ref 1881 census. Yorkshire, England. Civil Parish of Sheffield. Registration District of Sheffield. Address: Bungay St 108.
Together with her parents and sister:
Elizth Ann Toplis. Dau. Age 9 mths. Born Sheffield Yorks.

Ref 1891 census. Yorkshire, England. Civil Parish of Sheffield. Registration district of Sheffield. Address: Bungay St No. 108.
Together with her parents and 2 siblings:
Annie E Toplis. Dau. Age 10. Scholar. Born Sheffield Yorks.

Ref 1901 census. Yorkshire, England. Civil Parish of Sheffield. Registration dist of Sheffield. Address: 108 Bungay St.
Together with her parents and 2 siblings:
Anne Elizth Toplis. Dau. Age 20. Silverware Burnisher. Born Yorkshire Sheffield.

Marr reg Jun qtr 1906 at Sheffield dist of Annie Elizabeth Toplis to Alexander South N. HOPKINSON (ref FreeBMD). Birth reg of Alexander South N. Hopkinson Mar qtr 1880 at Sheffield dist (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1911 census. Yorkshire West Riding, England. Parish of Sheffield. Registration district of Sheffield. Address: 309 Shoreham Street.
Together with her father and brother:
Alexander Hopkinson. Head. Age 31. Mar. Organ Pipe Maker. Born Yorkshire Sheffield.
Annie Eliz Hopkinson. Wife. Age 30. Mar 4 yrs. No children. Born Yorkshire Sheffield.



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3.   William Preston TOPLIS
Birth reg Dec qtr 1884 at Sheffield dist, Yorkshire (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1891 census. Yorkshire, England. Civil Parish of Sheffield. Registration district of Sheffield. Address: Bungay St No. 108.
Together with his parents and 2 sisters:
William Preston Toplis. Son. Age 6. Scholar. Born Sheffield Yorks.

Ref 1901 census. Yorkshire, England. Civil Parish of Sheffield. Registration dist of Sheffield. Address: 108 Bungay St.
Together with his parents and 2 sisters:
William Preston Toplis. Son. Age 16. Picture Framer. Born Yorkshire Sheffield.

Ref 1911 census. Yorkshire West Riding, England. Parish of Sheffield. Registration district of Sheffield. Address: 309 Shoreham Street.
Together with his father and sister and her husband:
William Preston Toplis. Brother in law. Age 26. Unm. Labourer. Born Yorkshire Sheffield.



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    Issue of Preston Topliss and Emma Preston  
1.   John Preston TOPLISS
Birth reg Sep qtr 1886 at Leicester Dist (ref FreeBMD).

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 his parents and grandmother:
John P Topliss. Son. Age 4. Born Leicester.

Ref 1901 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Leicester Formerly St Mary. Ecclesiastical Parish of The Martyrs. Registration District of Leicester. Address: 17 Tyndale St, Leicester.
In the home of Arthur Gretton (31), Borough Police Constable:
John P Topliss. Lodger. Age 14. Born Leicester.

Ref 1911 census. Leicestershire, England. Parish of Leicester. Registration district of Leicester. Address: 83 Brandon Street Leicester.
At the home of Elizabeth Wilson (59):
John Preston Topliss. Boarder. Age 24. Unm. Printer's Labourer Newspaper. Born Leicestershire Leicester.



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    Issue of Benjamin Topliss and Sarah Francis  
1.   Francis John TOPLISS
Birth reg Jun qtr 1880 at Burton Dist, Staffs (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1881 census. Staffordshire, England. Civil Parish of Rolleston. Registration District of Burton Upon Trent. Address: Village, Rolleston.
Together with his parents:
Frances John Toplis. Son. Age 10 m. Born Staff, Rolleston.

Ref 1891 census. Staffordshire, England. Civil Parish of Rolleston. Address: 4 Brookside, Rolleston.
Together with his parents and 4 siblings:
John Topliss. Son. Age 10. Born Staffs, Rolleston.

Marriage reg Mar qtr 1901 at Burton Dist to Hannah Alice HARRISON (ref FreeBMD). Birth reg of Hannah Alice Harrison, Mar qtr 1878 at Louth dist, Lincolnshire (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1901 census. Staffordshire, England. Civil Parish of Rolleston. Ecclesiastical Parish of Rolleston St Mary. Town of Rolleston. Registration District of Burton upon Trent. Address: 10 New Row, Rolleston.
Francis J Topliss. Head. M. Age 20. Brewers' labourer. Born Staffs, Rolleston.
Hannah A Topliss. Wife. M. Age 23. Born Lincolnshire, Woodthorpe.

Ref 1911 census. Lincolnshire, England. Parish of Burgh in the Marsh. Registration district of Spilsby. Address: Skegness Rd Burgh.
Together with children John Robert Harrison (9), Joseph Benjamin (7), William Alfred (5), Sarah Violet Marjory (5), Alice May (1), Gracie Gwendoline (2 mths) and Hannah's mother Mary Harrison (76), widow:
Francis John Topliss. Head. Age 30. Mar. Farmer. Born Rolleston on Dove, Staffordshire.
Hannah Alice Topliss. Wife. Age 33. Mar 10 yrs. Children 6 born 6 alive. Born Woodthorpe Lincolnshire.



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    Children:  
  1. John Robert Harrison TOPLISS born 1902 at Burton on Trent, Staffordshire  
  2. Joseph Benjamin TOPLISS born 1903 at Burgh, Lincolnshire  
  3. William Alfred TOPLISS born 1905 at Burgh, Lincolnshire  
  4. Sarah Violet Marjory TOPLISS born 1907 at Burgh, Lincolnshire  
  5. Alice May TOPLISS born 1909 at Burgh, Lincolnshire  
  6. Gracie Gwendoline TOPLISS born 1911 at Burgh, Lincolnshire  
  7. Arthur Harry TOPLISS born 1913 at Spilsby dist, Lincolnshire  
  8. Francis John TOPLISS born 1915 at Spilsby dist, Lincolnshire
 
2.   Eliza Ellen TOPLISS
Birth reg Dec qtr 1881 at Burton Dist (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1891 census. Staffordshire, England. Civil Parish of Rolleston. Address: 4 Brookside, Rolleston.
Together with her parents and 4 siblings:
Ellen Topliss. Daur. Age 9. Born Staffs, Rolleston.

Ref 1901 census. Gloucestershire, England. Civil Parish of Upper Slaughter. Address: Copse Hill, Upper Slaughter.
Eliza E Topliss. Servant. S. Age 20. Maid. Born Rolleston on Dove, Staffs.

Marr (1) Jun qtr 1904 at Burton Dist to Richard William ROLLS (ref FreeBMD).
Eliza and Richard went to the USA.
Richard presumably died in the USA as his death is not found in UK records.
Eliza returned with the 3 children.

Ref 1911 census. Staffordshire, England. Parish of Rolleston. Registration district of Burton upon Trent. Address: Beacon Road, Rolleston, Burton on Trent.
Together with her parents, 4 siblings, and children Richard Brown (6), Brinsley Benjamin (3), Ruby Rhoda Ellen (4 mths):
Eliza Ellen Rolls. Dau. Age 29. Widow. Mar 7 yrs. Children 3 born 3 alive. No occupation. Born Rolleston Staffordshire.

The family story is that Eliza married unknown TILLOTSON and had 2 children from this marriage. There are no matching records in the UK. On the other hand, there are 1920 and 1930 census records of Olean, Cattaraugus, New York, for Eliza and Bert A. Tillotson, Eliza born c1882 in England, and Bert born c1884 in New York. There are no children mentioned though family records say that she had 2 children from her second marriage. Also, her immigration year on the 1930 census is given as 1887. An Ancestry Public Tree has her death in Orleans, Louisiana in 1931.



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    Children of Eliza and Richard:  
  1. Richard Brown ROLLS born c1905 at Manchester-by-the-Sea, Massachusetts, USA  
  2. Brinsley Benjamin ROLLS born c1908 at New York City, USA  
  3. Ruby Rhoda Ellen ROLLS born 1911 at Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA
 
3.   Mary Emma TOPLISS
Birth reg Mar qtr 1884 at Burton dist, Staffordshire (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1891 census. Staffordshire, England. Civil Parish of Rolleston. Address: 4 Brookside, Rolleston.
Together with her parents and 4 siblings:
Mary Topliss. Daur. Age 7. Born Staffs, Rolleston.

Not found in 1901 census.
Ref 1911 census. Staffordshire, England. Parish of Rolleston. Registration district of Burton upon Trent. . Address: Beacon Road, Rolleston, Burton on Trent.
Together with her parents and 4 siblings:
Mary Emma Topliss. Dau. Age 27. Unm. Domestic Servant. Born Rolleston Staffordshire.



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4.   Frederick Benjamin TOPLISS
Birth reg Sep qtr 1885 at Burton Dist (ref FreeBMD).
Bap 5 Jul 1885 at Rolleston, Stafford (ref IGI).
Death reg Dec qtr 1885 at Burton Dist (ref FreeBMD).
 
5.   Lillie TOPLISS
Birth reg Mar qtr 1888 at Burton Dist (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1891 census. Staffordshire, England. Civil Parish of Rolleston. Address: 4 Brookside, Rolleston.
Together with her parents and 4 siblings:
Lillie Topliss. Daur. Age 3. Born Staffs, Rolleston.

Ref 1901 census. Staffordshire, England. Civil Parish of Rolleston. Address: Burton Road, Rolleston.
Together with her parents and 4 siblings:
Lilly Topliss. Dau. Age 13. Born Staffs, Rolleston.

Lillie migrated to the USA in 1905 (ref USA census records).

Married Duncan CHAPMAN. He was born c1885 in Nova Scotia.

Ref 1910 United States Census. Address: Lincoln, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA.
Together with son Alexander N (1):
Duncan D Chapman. Head. Age 25. Mar 3 yrs. Born Canada. Migrated 1890.
Lillie Chapman. Wife. Age 22. Mar 3 yrs. Children 1 born 1 alive. Born England. Migrated 1905.

Ref 1920 United States Census. Address: Lincoln, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA.
Together with children Alexander N (11), Duncan G (9), Lilla L (8), Jean (5):
Duncan G Chapman. Head. Age 35. Migrated 1890. Born Nova Scotia.
Lilla T Chapman. Wife. Age 32. Migrated 1905. Born England.



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    Children:  
  1. Alexander N. CHAPMAN born c1909 in Massachusetts, USA  
  2. Duncan G. CHAPMAN born c1911 in Massachusetts, USA  
  3. Lilla L. CHAPMAN born c1912 in Massachusetts, USA  
  4. Jean CHAPMAN born c1915 in Massachusetts, USA
 
6.   William TOPLISS
Birth reg Mar qtr 1890 at Burton Dist (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1891 census. Staffordshire, England. Civil Parish of Rolleston. Address: 4 Brookside, Rolleston.
Together with his parents and 4 siblings:
William Topliss. Son. Age 1. Born Staffs, Rolleston.

Believed emigrated to USA, but not found in census records.



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7.   Emma TOPLISS
Birth reg Mar qtr 1892 at Burton Dist (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1901 census. Staffordshire, England. Civil Parish of Rolleston. Address: Burton Road, Rolleston.
Together with her parents and 4 siblings:
Emma Topliss. Dau. Age 9. 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 her parents and 4 siblings:
Emma Topliss. Dau. Age 19. Post-girl. Born Rolleston Staffordshire.

Marriage reg Dec qtr 1912 at Burton Dist to Thomas S. W. WARBURTON (ref FreeBMD).

Issue 2 children from 1916.



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8.   Harry TOPLISS
Birth reg Jun qtr 1894 at Burton Dist (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1901 census. Staffordshire, England. Civil Parish of Rolleston. Address: Burton Road, Rolleston.
Together with his parents and 4 siblings:
Harry Topliss. Son. Age 7. Born Staffs, Rolleston.

Not found in 1911 census.

Marr reg Sep qtr 1915 at Burton Dist to Hilda M. KENT (ref FreeBMD).

Issue 4 children including KENNETH TOPLISS of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.



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9.   Arthur TOPLISS
Birth reg Jun qtr 1896 at Burton Dist (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1901 census. Staffordshire, England. Civil Parish of Rolleston. Address: Burton Road, Rolleston.
Together with his parents and 4 siblings:
Arthur Topliss. Son. Age5. 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 his parents and 4 siblings:
Arthur Topliss. Son. Age 14. School. Born Rolleston Staffordshire.

Died 1 July 1916, World War I, France, buried British Military Cemetery.



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10.   Benjamin TOPLISS
Birth reg Dec qtr 1898 at Burton Dist (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1901 census. Staffordshire, England. Civil Parish of Rolleston. Address: Burton Road, Rolleston.
Together with his parents and 4 siblings:
Benjamin Topliss. Son. Age 2. 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 his parents and 4 siblings:
Ben Topliss. Son. Age 12. School, Butcher's Boy. Born Rolleston, Staffordshire.



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    Issue of John Topliss and Louisa Elliott  
1.   John Arthur TOPLISS
Birth reg Dec qtr 1889 at Islington Dist (ref FreeBMD).

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 his parents:
John A Topliss. Son. Age 1. Born London, Islington.

Ref 1901 census. London, England. Civil Parish of Islington. Ecclesiastical Parish of All Saints. Registration Dist of Islington. Address: 247 Copenhagen St, Islington.
Together with his parents and brother:
Arthur Topliss. Son. Age 11. Born London, Islington.

Ref 1911 census. London, England. Parish of Islington. Registration district of Islington. Address: 247 Copenhagen St, Islington.
Together with his parents and 2 siblings:
Arthur Topliss. Son. Age 21. Unm. Furniture Porter. Born London.



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2.   Harry George TOPLISS
Birth reg Dec qtr 1891 at Islington Dist (ref FreeBMD).

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 his parents and brother:
Harry Topliss. Son. Age 9. Born London, Islington.

Ref 1911 census. London, England. Parish of Islington. Registration district of Islington. Address: 247 Copenhagen St, Islington.
Together with his parents and 2 siblings:
Harry Topliss. Son. Age 19. Library Assistant. Born London.



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3.   Amy Ellen TOPLISS
Birth reg Sep qtr 1896 at Islington, London (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1901 census. Staffordshire, England. Civil Parish of Heath. Registration dist of Wolverhampton. Address: 196 Wolverhampton Rd.
Together with her uncle Herbert, aunt and cousins:
Annie E Topliss. Niece. Age 4. Born London Islington. [Amy]

Ref 1911 census. London, England. Parish of Islington. Registration district of Islington. Address: 247 Copenhagen St, Islington.
Together with her parents and 2 brothers:
Amy Topliss. Dau. Age 14. School. Born London.



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    Issue of Thomas Topliss and Eleanor Turner  
1.   Charlotte Eleanor TOPLISS
Birth reg Sep qtr 1887 at Burton Dist (ref FreeBMD).

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 her parents and 2 siblings:
Charlottie Topliss. Dau. S. Age 3. Born Stafford.
[all indexed as Topless]

Charlotte's death reg Sep qtr 1892 at Burton District aged 5 (ref FreeBMD).



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2.   Thomas William TOPLISS
Birth reg Dec qtr 1888 at Burton Dist (ref FreeBMD).

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 his parents and 2 siblings:
Thomas Topliss. Son. S. Age 2. Born Stafford.
[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 his parents and 1 sister:
Thomas Topliss. Son. S. Age 12. Born Staffs.

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 his parents and sister:
Thomas Topliss. Son. Age 22. Unm. Out of Work. Born Burton on Trent.



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3.   Herbert TOPLISS
Birth reg Dec qtr 1890 at Burton Dist (ref FreeBMD).

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 his parents and 2 siblings:
Herbert Topliss. Son. S. Age 6 months. Born Stafford.
[all indexed as Topless]

Death reg Jun qtr 1891 at Burton Dist aged 0 (ref FreeBMD).



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4.   Constance Ada TOPLISS
Birth reg Dec qtr 1896 at Burton Dist (ref FreeBMD).

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 her parents and 1 brother:
Constance Topliss. Dau. Age 4. Born Staffs.

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 her parents and brother:
Constance Topliss. Dau. Age 14. At home. Born Burton on Trent.



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    Issue of Clara Ellen Topliss and Robert Davenport  
1.   Mary Topliss DAVENPORT
Birth reg Sep qtr 1887 at Ashby Z Dist (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1891 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Whitwick. Registration District of Ashby De La Zouch. Address: Silver St, Whitwick.
Together with her parents and 1 brother:
Mary Toplis Davenport. Daur. S. Age 3. Born Leicester, Whitwick.



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2.   John William DAVENPORT
Birth reg Sep qtr 1889 at Ashby Z Dist (ref FreeBMD).

Ref 1891 census. Leicestershire, England. Civil Parish of Whitwick. Registration District of Ashby De La Zouch. Address: Silver St, Whitwick.
Together with his parents and 1 brother:
John Wm Davenport. Son. Age 1. Born Leicester, Whitwick.



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