Further details of William Hallett and Rebecca Dyer and their children where known.
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William Hallett married Rebecca Dyer at Luccombe, Somerset in 1831.
William and Rebecca had seven known children :
For the 1841 William and Rebecca were recorded in Taunton with their four children.
1841 Census (7th. June) St James, Taunton - Book Number 2 Page Number 3 Registration Number HO107 Piece/Folio 972/29
North Town, St James, Taunton, Somerset
For the 1851 William and Rebecca were recorded in Taunton with a family of seven children. I believe going from the other censuses that Henrietta who should have been 10 and William Henry who should have been 8 have had their ages transposed.
1851 Census (31 March) Wellington, Somerset - Piece: HO107/1921 Place: Enumeration District: 3e Folio: 520 Page: 59 Schedule: 229
Long Mead Cottages, Wellington, Somerset
|William Hallett||Head||40||Gardener||Bishops Hull, Somerset|
|Rebecca Hallett||Wife||45||Gardener's Wife||Otterhampton, Somerset|
|James Hallett||Son||18||Plumb Glazier & House Painter||Luccombe, Somerset|
|Samuel Hallett||Son||15||Errand Boy||Trull, Somerset|
|Amelia Jane Hallett||Daughter||13||Hand Loom Woollen Weaver||Glastonbury, Somerset|
|William Henry Hallett||Son||10||Scholar||Glastonbury, Somerset|
|Henrietta Hallett||Daughter||8||Scholar||Glastonbury, Somerset|
|Anna Marria Hallett||Daughter||5||Scholar||Wellington, Somerset|
For the 1861 William and Rebecca were recorded in Taunton with a family of three of their younger children. I belive that Anna Maria Hallett aged 5 in the previous census but missing from this census may have died in Wellington in 1854 as there is the daeth of an Anna Maria Hallett recorded in the BMD index of the July-September quarter of that year.
1861 Census (8 April) Taunton, Somerset - Piece: RG9/1619 Place: Taunton St James -Somerset Enumeration District: 8F
Barr, Taunton, Somerset
|William Hallett||Head||53||Gardener and Coachman||Bishops Hull, Somerset|
|Rebecca Hallett||Wife||56||Otterhampton, Somerset|
|Henrietta Hallett||Daughter||20||Farm Servant||Glastonbury St John, Somerset|
|William Henry Hallett||Son||18||Groom||Wellington, Somerset|
For the 1871 William and Rebecca were recorded in Taunton with their two younger surviving daughters, Henrietta aged 30 who was listed as an "Invalid", and Rebecca E. (Eliza) aged 21 listed as a "Dressmaker".
1871 Census (3 April) Taunton, Somerset - Enumeration District 4 Entry Number 23 St Mary Magdalen, Taunton Somerset
St Mary Magdalen, Taunton Somerset
|William Hallett||Head||63||Gardener||Bishops Hull, Somerset|
|Rebecca Hallett||Wife||66||Otterhampton, Somerset|
|Henrietta Hallett||Daughter||30||Invalid||Glastonbury St John, Somerset|
|Rebecca E.||Daughter||21||Dressmaker||Wellington, Somerset|
It is believed that Rebecca Hallett died three years after this census in 1874 as there is the death of a Rebbecca Hallett, aged 70, recorded in the April-June quarter of the BMD index for Taunton in that year.
For the census of 1881 the widiwed William Hallett was recorded still in Taunton, aged 73, a Gradener.
as a boardedage
1881 Census (4 April) Taunton, Somerset - Page Number 3 Registration Number RG11 Piece/Folio 2366/17
Sums Court, Taunton St Mary Magdalen, Somerset
|William Hallett||Boarder||73||Gardener||Bishops Hull, Somerset|
It is believed that William Hallett died six years after this census in 1887 as there is the death of a William Hallett, aged 78, recorded in the January-March quarter of the BMD index for Taunton in that year.
1881 censuses for the "Hallett" children
1881 Census (4th April) Bristol St George, Gloucester RG11/2490 Folio 84 Book 11Page 35
23 Northcote St, Bristol St George, Gloucester
|James Hallett||Head||48||Plumber & Painter||Glastonbury, Somerset|
|Blenda Hallett||Wife||45||St Keverne, Cornwal|
|Arthur Hallett||Son||19||Painter||Bristol, Gloucester|
|Albert Hallett||Son||18||Porter (Shop)||Bristol, Gloucester|
|Fred J. Hallett||Son||16||Errand Boy||Bristol, Gloucester|
|Walter H. Hallett||Son||14||Telegraph Messenger (CS)||Bristol, Gloucester|
|Albert Wright||Step Son||17||Errand Boy||Bristol, Gloucester|
|Francis Wright||Step Son||14||Errand Boy||Bristol, Gloucester|
|Alice Wright||Step Daughter||11||Scholar||Bristol, Gloucester|
1881 Census (4th April) Winterbourne, Gloucester RG11/2507 Folio 112 Book 14 Page 16
Cliff Court Lodge F Common, Winterbourne, Gloucester
|Samuel Hallett||Head||45||Gardener (N D)||Trull, Somerset|
|Clara Hallett||Wife||42||Henbury, Gloucester|
|Alice C. Hallett||Daughter||13||Scholar||Bristol St Michaels|
|William Hallett||Son||12||Scholar||Frenchay, Gloucester|
|Alfred Hallett||Son||9||Scholar||Frenchay, Gloucester|
|Ellen L. Hallett||Daughter||6||Scholar||Frenchay, Gloucester|
1881 Census (4th April) West Monkton, Somerset RG11/2369 Folio 85 Book 12 Page 1
Sidbrook Lodge, West Monkton, Somerset
|Joseph Perry||Head||45||Gardener (Dom)||Trull, Somerset|
|Amelia Jane Perry||Head||45||Gardener (N D)||Trull, Somerset|
1881 Census (4th April) Wellington, Somerset RG11/2361 Folio 107 Book 6 Page 41
Springfield, Wellington, Somerset
|William H. Hallett||Head||38||Coachman & Gardener (D)||Wellington, Somerset|
|Sarah Hallett||Wife||43||Langford Budville, Somerset|
|Samuel E. Hallett||Son||13||Scholar||Ashbrittle, Somerset|
|Emily Hallett||Daughter||7||Scholar||Wellington, Somerset|
|Harry Hallett||Son||7||Scholar||Wellington, Somerset|
|Fred Hallett||Son||5||Scholar||Wellington, Somerset|
|Henrietta Hallett||Sister||40||Glastonbury, Somerset|
1881 Census (4th April) Wellington, Somerset RG11/2362 Folio 44 Book 8 Page 36
|Thomas Thorne||Head||30||Engine Driver||Wellington, Somerset|
|Eliza Thorne (7)||Wife||31||Woollen Weaver||Wellington, Somerset|
|Amos Thorne||Son||12||Scholar||Wellington, Somerset|
|William H. Thorne||Son||5||Scholar||Burley On Wharfdale, York|