The Doubleday Family

Elizabeth Doubleday

Baptism: 1 July 1784, in St Mary, Newark upon Trent, Nottinghamshire, England

Father: William Doubleday

Mother: Elizabeth (Carpendale) Doubleday

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George Doubleday

Baptism: 23 December 1788, in St Mary, Newark upon Trent, Nottinghamshire, England

Father: William Doubleday

Mother: Elizabeth (Carpendale) Doubleday

Married: Elizabeth Abraham on 1 August 1819, in St Mary, Newark upon Trent, Nottinghamshire, England

Children: Occupation: Joiner (1820, 1827, 1834) and cabinetmaker (1822, 1824)

Census:
1841: Newark, Nottinghamshire: George Doubleday is aged 53, born in Nottinghamshire
1851: George Doubleday is aged 62, born in Newark, Nottinghamshire

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Henry Doubleday

Baptism: 25 May 1791, in St Mary, Newark upon Trent, Nottinghamshire, England

Father: William Doubleday

Mother: Elizabeth (Carpendale) Doubleday

Married: Margaret Watts on 6 February 1820, in St John, Manchester, Lancashire

Children: Occupation: Tea Dealer
History, Directory, and Gazetteer, of the County Palatine of Lancaster vol 1 p239 (1824)
Doubleday, Henry, tea dealer, 34 Castle st.

In 1831, Henry was the petitioning creditor in the bankruptcy of his brother, William, in Manchester.
The Law Advertiser 20 January 1831 p21
DOUBLEDAY William, of Manchester, in the county of Lancaster, tea-dealer, commission agent, d.c. To surrender Feb. 7 and 8, and Mar. 1, at 2 each day, at the Clarendon-buildings, Liverpool.—Sols. Gandy, Liverpool, and E. Chester, Staple Inn, London.—Pet. Cred. Henry Doubleday, Liverpool, tea-dealer. Seal. Jan. 8.

Death: 1866, in Liverpool district, Lancashire, aged 75

Census & Addresses:
1824: 34 Castle Street, Liverpool, Lancashire   (History, Directory, and Gazetteer, of the County Palatine of Lancaster vol 1 p239)
1827: Bold Street, Liverpool, Lancashire   (baptism record of son Charles transcribed at Lancashire OPC)
1829: Bold Street, Liverpool, Lancashire   (baptism record of daughter Harriet transcribed at Lancashire OPC)
1833: Bold Street, Liverpool, Lancashire   (baptism record of daughter Helen transcribed at Lancashire OPC)
1839: Bold Street, Liverpool, Lancashire   (baptism record of children Henry, Charlotte and Margaret transcribed at Lancashire OPC)
1861: Liverpool, Lancashire: Henry Doubleday is aged 70, born in Newark, Nottinghamshire

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Thomas Doubleday

Baptism: 9 October 1786, in St Mary, Newark upon Trent, Nottinghamshire, England

Father: William Doubleday

Mother: Elizabeth (Carpendale) Doubleday

Occupation: Gunsmith
History, gazetteer, and directory of Nottinghamshire
p620
(1832)
NEWARK
Gun Makers.
Doubleday, Thos. Bln
Bln = Boar Lane

Census & Addresses:
1832: Boar Lane, Newark, Nottinghamshire   (History, gazetteer, and directory of Nottinghamshire p620)
1841: Newark, Nottinghamshire: Thomas Doubleday is aged 50 (rounded down to the nearest 5 years), born in Nottinghamshire
1861: The Coppice Lunatic Hospital, St Mary Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

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William Doubleday

Birth: 1752

At his marriage, William was living in Flawborough, Nottinghamshire.

Married: Elizabeth Carpendale on 16 October 1780 in St Mary, Newark, Nottinghamshire, England
William Doubleday is recorded as being of Flawboro, co Nott

Children: Occupation: Merchant, in Liverpool, England

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William Doubleday

Baptism: 12 August 1782, in St Mary, Newark upon Trent, Nottinghamshire, England

Father: William Doubleday

Mother: Elizabeth (Carpendale) Doubleday

Married: Theophania Watts in February 1816, in Whitehaven, Cumberland, England

Theophania was born in 1796/7 in Egremont, Cheshire, the daughter of Clement Watts and Mary Benn. She died in 1847 in Birkenhead, Cheshire. She was buried on 13 October 1847, in Wallasey, Cheshire, aged 50.
Census:
1841: Wallasey, Cheshire: Theophania Doubleday is aged 40 (rounded down to the nearest 5 years)

Children: Occupation: Traveller (1818), Merchant (1819, 1830) and Tea-broker (1825, 1836, 1847, 1850)
History, Directory, and Gazetteer, of the County Palatine of Lancaster vol 2 p191 (1825)
Doubleday, Wm. wholesale tea dlr. Longsight

In 1831, William filed for bankruptcy. Curiously it appears that his brother, Henry, is the petitioning creditor i.e. the creditor driving the bankruptcy.
The Law Advertiser 20 January 1831 p21
DOUBLEDAY William, of Manchester, in the county of Lancaster, tea-dealer, commission agent, d.c. To surrender Feb. 7 and 8, and Mar. 1, at 2 each day, at the Clarendon-buildings, Liverpool.—Sols. Gandy, Liverpool, and E. Chester, Staple Inn, London.—Pet. Cred. Henry Doubleday, Liverpool, tea-dealer. Seal. Jan. 8.

Death: 1842, in Wirral district, Cheshire, England

Burial: 6 October 1842, in Wallasey Cheshire, England, aged 62

Census & Addresses:
1818: Ardwick, Lancashire   (baptism record of daughter Theophania transcribed at Lancashire OPC)
1819: Longsight, Lancashire   (baptism record of daughter Mary transcribed at Lancashire OPC)
1821: Longsight, Lancashire   (History, Directory, and Gazetteer, of the County Palatine of Lancaster vol 2 p191)
1830: Longsight, Lancashire   (baptism record of daughter Laura transcribed at Lancashire OPC)
1836: Ardwick, Lancashire   (baptism record of children Clement, Henry, John and Laura transcribed at Lancashire OPC)
1841: Wallasey, Cheshire: William Doubleday is aged 55 (rounded down to the nearest 5 years)
1841: 14-17 Church Street, Poulton-cum-Seacombe, Wallasey, Cheshire. William Doubleday is occupying a house and garden owned by William Bartley   (1841 Tithe Maps)

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