Walter Lanchester

M, #564, b. before 28 December 1834, d. 1921
     Walter Lanchester was born before 28 December 1834 at Kenninghall, Norfolk, England. He was baptized at Fersfield Parish Church, Fersfield, Norfolk, England, on 28 December 1834. Religion: Church of England.1 He was the son of John Lanchester and Martha Mison.
He was listed as a member of the household in the 1841 census at Thwaite Green, Fersfield, Norfolk, England. Those recorded in the household were: John Lanchester, 30; Martha Lanchester, 30; Sophia Maria Lanchester, 9; Walter Lanchester, 7; Haylock Lanchester, 3; Henry Lanchester, 1.2
Walter Lanchester was an agricultural labourer.
He was listed as head of household's son in the 1851 census at Dam Green, Kenninghall, Norfolk, England. Those recorded in the household were: John Lankaster (sic), head; Martha Lankaster (sic), wife; Walter Lankaster (sic), son; Haylock Lankaster (sic), daughter; Henry Lankaster (sic), son; Feargus O'Connor Lankaster (sic), son.3
He was listed as a lodger in the household of William Pearce in the 1861 census at Thwaite Green, Bressingham, Norfolk, England. Those recorded in the household were: William Pearce, head; Susan Pearce, wife; George Pearce, son; Arthur Pearce, son; Walter Pearce, son; Walter Lanchester, lodger.4 He married Mary Wright at Fersfield Parish Church, Fersfield, Norfolk, England, on 10 February 1862.5
He was listed as head of household in the 1871 census at The Street, Fersfield, Norfolk, England. Those recorded in the household were: Walter Lanchester, head; Mary Lanchester, wife; Henry Lanchester, son; Ann Lanchester, daughter; James Lanchester, son.6

He was listed as head of household in the 1881 census at Bateses Lane, Fersfield, Norfolk, England. Those recorded in the household were: Walter Lanchester, head; Mary Lanchester, wife; James Lanchester, son; Horace Lanchester, son; Herbert Lanchester, son; William Lanchester, son.7

He was listed as head of household in the 1891 census at Bale's Lane, Fersfield, Norfolk, England. Those recorded in the household were: Walter Lanchester, head; Mary Lanchester, wife; Harry Lanchester, son; James Lanchester, son; Herbert Lanchester, son; William Lanchester, son.8

He was listed as head of household in the 1901 census at Dam Green, Kenninghall, Norfolk, England. Those recorded in the household were: Walter Lanchester, head; Mary Lanchester, wife.9

He was listed as a lodger in the head of household's house in the 1911 census at Wilney Green, Bressingham, Norfolk, England. Those recorded in the household were: William Lanchester, head; Mary A Lanchester, wife; Ernest W Lanchester, son; Florence M Lanchester, daughter; Walter Lanchester, lodger.10
Walter's death was registered in the period October to December 1921 in the Depwade registration district.11

Children of Walter Lanchester and Mary Wright

Citations

  1. [S269] Walter Lanchester, Baptism entry, "Walter, baptised 28 Dec 1834. Parents: John and Martha Lanchester, Fersfield, labourer."
  2. [S395] 1841, English Census, "Walter Lanchester, aged 7, born in Norfolk, resident in Thwaite Green, Fersfield."
  3. [S223] 1851, English Census, "Walter Lankaster (sic), son, single, aged 16, born in Kenninghall, Norfolk, agricultural labourer, resident at Dam Green."
  4. [S224] 1861, English Census, "Walter Lanchester, lodger, single, aged 28, born in Fersfield, Norfolk, agricultural labourer, resident at Thwaite Green."
  5. [S249] Walter Lanchester to Mary Wright, Marriage entry, "1862 Marriage solemnized after Banns in the Parish of Fersfield in the County of Norfolk. February tenth. Walter Lanchester, 27 years, Bachelor, Labourer, resident at Fersfield, Father: John Lanchester, Labourer. Mary Wright, 26 years, Spinster, resident at Fersfield, Father: Christopher Wright, Labourer. Married in the Church according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Established Church by me, George W. Darby. In the presence of James Rivett, Ann Rivett."
  6. [S160] 1871, English Census, "Walter Lanchester, head, married, aged 40, born in Fersfield, Norfolk, agricultural labourer, resident at The Street."
  7. [S64] 1881, English Census, "Walter Lanchester, head, married, aged 47, born in Kenninghall, Norfolk, farm labourer, resident at Bateses Lane."
  8. [S158] 1891, English Census, "Walter Lanchester, head, married, aged 58, born in Fersfield, Norfolk, agricultural labourer, resident at Bale's Lane."
  9. [S5477] 1901, English Census, "Walter Lancaster (sic), head, married, male, age 60, born in Norfolk, Fersfield, ordinary agricultural labourer, worker, resident at Dam Green."
  10. [S4825] 1911, English Census, "Walter Lanchester, lodger, male, age 77, widower, born in Norfolk, Fersfield, resident at Bressingham, Wilney Green."
  11. [S4816] Walter Lanchester, Statutory register of deaths, Deaths registered in October, November and December, 1921.
    "Lanchester, Walter, Age: 86, District: Depwade, Vol: 4b, Page: 242."