See also

Isabella JENKINS (1839-1901)

Isabella JENKINS, daughter of John JENKINS (1799- ) and Elizabeth UNKNOWN (1804- ), was born in 1839 in Kingsand, Cornwall.1 She appeared in the census in 1851 in Kingsand aged 12. The address was: Market Street. Scholar. Isabella married Thomas Henry BUTTON on 17 April 1869 in Maker, Cornwall. She appeared in the census in 1881 in Kingsand aged 41. The address was: Fore Street. Naval Pensioners Wife. Isabella appeared in the census on 5 April 1891 in Kingsand aged 49.2 The address was: Fore Street. On 5 April 1891 she was a Charwoman in Kingsand aged 49.1 She died in 1901.

 

Thomas Henry BUTTON, son of William BUTTON (1795- ) and Jane UNKNOWN (1794- ), was born in 1836 in Kingsand. He appeared in the census in 1841 in Kingsand aged 4.3 The address was: Little Lane. He appeared in the census in 1871 in Hong Kong Harbour aged 35.4 The address was: HMS Juno. Boatswains Mate. Thomas died in 1887. He and Isabella JENKINS had the following children:

 

Thomas Henry BUTTON (1871- ). Thomas was born in 1871 in Kingsand. He appeared in the census in 1881 in Kingsand aged 10.5 The address was: Fore Street. Scholar. Thomas appeared in the census on 5 April 1891 in Kingsand aged 20.6 The address was: Fore Street. On 5 April 1891 he was an Apprentice Boat Builder in Kingsand aged 20.1 He appeared in the census in 1901 in China aged 29.7 The address was: HMS Pheonix. Leading Shipwright.

Elizabeth Jane BUTTON (1874- ). Elizabeth was born Q2 1874 in Kingsand. She appeared in the census in 1881 in Kingsand aged 8.5 The address was: Fore Street. Scholar. Elizabeth married Ernest Edwin MAISEY on 14 June 1894 in Maker. They appeared in the census in 1901 in Freshwater, IOW, Hampshire.7 Sargeant of Engineers. Elizabeth married Edward SOWDEN on 25 October 1905 in Maker.

William John Jenkins BUTTON (1875-1940) (known as 'John'). John was born in 1875 in Kingsand. He appeared in the census in 1881 in Kingsand aged 5.5 The address was: Fore Street. Scholar. John appeared in the census on 5 April 1891 in Kingsand aged 15.6 The address was: Fore Street. On 5 April 1891 he was a Farm Labourer in Kingsand aged 15.1 He married Mary Jane BASTARD on 27 February 1904 in Maker. He died in 1940 in Millbrook, Cornwall aged 65.8 The address was: Dodbrook, Millbrook. He was buried on 16 November 1940 in Maker.8

Alice Maud M BUTTON (1877- ). Alice was born Q4 1877 in Kingsand. She appeared in the census in 1881 in Kingsand aged 3.5 The address was: Fore Street. Scholar.

Florence BUTTON (1880- ). Florence was born in 1880 in Kingsand. She appeared in the census in 1881 in Kingsand aged 1.5 The address was: Fore Street. She appeared in the census in 1891 in Plymouth, Devon aged 11.9 The address was: Royal British Female Orphanage Asylum. Inmate.

Sources

1"1891 Census". Cit. Date: 5 April 1891.
National Archives, Kew.
2Ibid. Cit. Date: 5 April 1891.
Text From Source: Name Related Cond Age Occupation Birth Place
Isabella Button Head M 49 Charwoman
Thomas Henry Button Son S 20 Apprentice Boat Builder Kingsand, Cornwall
William John Jenkins Button Son S 15 Farm Labourer Kingsand, Cornwall
3"1841 Census".
National Archives, Kew.
4"1871 Census".
National Archives, Kew.
5"1881 Census".
National Archives, Kew.
6"1891 Census". Cit. Date: 5 April 1891.
Text From Source: Name Related Cond Age Occupation Birth Place
Isabella Jenkins Head M 49 Charwoman
Thomas Henry Button Son S 20 Apprentice Boat Builder Kingsand, Cornwall
William John Jenkins Button Son S 15 Farm Labourer Kingsand, Cornwall
National Archives, Kew.
7"1901 Census".
National Archives, Kew.
8"Burial Records of Maker Church".
Maker Church, Maker with Rame Vicarage.
9"1891 Census".
National Archives, Kew.