Facts and Events
||17 Apr 1797
||Lincoln, Lincolnshire, Englandin St. Swithin parish
“William, son of William and Martha Hall”, was baptized.
||At the baptism of his children in Lincoln in 1818 and 1820, William was said to be a waterman. He must have given up the trade by 1822 because he was identified as a labourer from Bardney. At the time of his son's marriage in 1840, William was a clerk to the Commissioners of Drainage. Beginning with the 1841 English census and continuing until his death, William is always identified as a lock keeper.
||10 Feb 1817
||Lincoln, Lincolnshire, Englandin St. Swithin parish, at the parish church
William Hall, a bachelor, and Mildred Pask, a spinster, both from the parish of St. Swithin, were married in the parish church, after banns, by Minister John Carter. The marriage was witnessed by John Willoughby and Mary Golland (her mark). William signed the register and Mildred made her mark.
to Mildred Pask
||Bardney, Lincolnshire, EnglandAt the baptism of their daughter Emma on 7 March 1822, it was recorded that William and Mildred were residing in Bardney.
with Mildred Pask
||6 Jun 1841
||Branston Fen, Branston par., Lincolnshire, Englandat Branston Fen Lock House
William Hall (occ. lock keeper) was residing with [wife] Amelia, [daughter] Martha, [daughter-in-law] Susan, and infant [granddaughter] Martha. (No relationships are recorded in this census.) All were stated to have been born in Lincolnshire.
with Mildred Pask
||30 Mar 1851
||Branston Fen, Branston par., Lincolnshire, EnglandWilliam Hall (occ. lock keeper) was residing with his wife Amelia. It was recorded that he was born in Lincoln, and she was born in Bardney.
with Mildred Pask
||25 Jul 1855
||Branston Fen, Branston par., Lincolnshire, Englandat “Branston fen near Bardney ferry”
On 27 July 1855, the death of William Hall (occ. lock-keeper of Horsley Deep lock), age 58, was registered by Harriet Turner, of Bardney, who was “in attendance”. (Harriet made her mark.) The cause of death (not certified) was stated to be hydrothorax and anasarca [both of which may be caused by cirrhosis], which he had for twelve months.
||27 Jul 1855
||Bardney, Lincolnshire, Englandat St. Lawrence's Churchyard (the parish church), in row W3
William Hall, age 58, from Branston, was buried with Wm. Walker performing the ceremony. A monument is inscribed, “Sacred to the memory off WILLIAM HALL, who died July 25th 1855, aged 58 years”.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Baptisms, 1797, in Church of England. St. Swithin's Church (Lincoln). Parish registers, 1686-1961. (Lincoln: Lincolnshire Archives, 1990), Lincolnshire Archives: LINCOLN ST SWITHIN PAR 1/4 (Baptisms & Burials 1770-1800), p 56, ln 5.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Church of England. Parish Church of Bardney (Lincolnshire). Parish registers, 1653-1976. (Lincoln: Lincolnshire Archives, 1990), Lincolnshire Archives: BARDNEY PAR 1/12 (Burials 1846-1871), p 37, no 292.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 Green, Rev. Stewart, and Dave Miles. Monumental Inscriptions of St. Lawrence's Churchyard, Bardney. (Bardney, Linconshire: Bardney Heritage Group, 2010), no 202.
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 “William Hall”, in General Register Office. England and Wales. Civil Registration Certificates. (London, United Kingdom: General Register Office), 07a: 218, Lincoln, registered 27 July 1855.
Certificate of death registered in Lincoln, 27 July 1855, by Harriet Turner.
- ↑ See the references under each of his children.
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