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

Name Age Occupation Where Born
William Hallett 35   Yes
Rebecca Hallett 30   Yes
James Hallett 8   Yes
Samuel Hallett 3   Yes
Amelia Hallett 3   Yes
Henrietta Hallett 1   Yes

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

Name Relationship Age Occupation Where Born
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
Eliza Daughter 1   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

Name Relationship Age Occupation Where Born
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
Eliza Daughter 11 Scholar 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

Name Relationship Age Occupation Where Born
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

Name Relationship Age Occupation Where Born
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

Name Relationship Age Occupation Where Born
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

Name Relationship Age Occupation Where Born
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

Name Relationship Age Occupation Where Born
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

Name Relationship Age Occupation Where Born
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

Wellington, Somerset

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