Bessants 1901 Census. North Somerset.

 

Collated by Mary Mason

 

Axbridge

Cheddar Rd

Bezzant John               head    62 Gardener Domestic            Wilts, Chippenham

              Catherine       w         47                                                 Axbridge

              Percy L J                   14                                                        ..

            Winifred G I K              8                                                        ..        

 

Budge Hill

Bessant Fred               head    26 Shirt Polisher                                  Cheddar

             Elizabeth         w        26                                                              ..

             Percival          s          1                                                                ..

Everleigh Alice        s in l             Shirt machinest                 Devon, Broadelyst

     

Clevedon

 

Rosedale

 

Garland Samuel head              45  Carpenter                                 Bedminster

                Annie  w                  35                                                    Portbury

 Bessant  Kate    d                   14  Dressmaker                                 Clapton

 

The College

Bessant Sarah A                      21 Cook Domestic                              Weston

 

25 Alexander Rd

Bessant Beatrice                     18 Gen Servant Domestic                   Clevedon

 

11, Victoria Rd.

Bessant Elsie                           15 Servant Domestic                           Weston

 

151 Kenn Rd

Coombe Harry head                 31 Builders Lab.                   Portishead

              Etheline w                  36                                                ..

              Walter Henry s             4                                               ..

               Hurbert John s             2                                               ..

 

10 Treefield Rd.

Bessant W. John head             33 Mason                                Glam. Craigwyn

              Rose        w               22 Charwomen                                    Bath

             Mary Ann mother      50                                            Portishead      

 Alfred    brother          20                                            Craigwyn

 Harriet     sister           14                                            Clevedon

 

 

Portbury

 

Bessant  Sarah    s                     51      Seamstress                   Portbury

 

Western Rd                

Bessant Samuel                        23                               Clapton in Gordano

             Eliza Jane                    20                                           Cam Townwater

 

Bessant John                           56                    Lab                  Portishead

             Eliza                           57                                            Nailsea

             

Western Rd.

How Ham Farm

 

Bessant Charles H  head         40                    Docker Lab       Portishead

             Martha A                    40                                              Nailsea

             Sam F                           21                                            Portishead

             Wm C                         18                   Carter                          ..

             Ernest G                      10                                                       ..

             Lilian M                        8                                                       ..

             Lionel H                       7                                                        ..

             Linda M                       3                                                        ..

             Arthur L                       1                                                        ..

 

Portishead

High St.

Bessant Samuel   head             36  Dock Lab             Portishead

             Annie    wife               35                               Pucklechurch, Glou.

             Albert      s                  15  Port Boy               Portishead

             Lillie        d                 13                                           ..

             Henry      s                   11                                           ..

             Eliza        d                   8                                            ..

             Elsie                    d                   6                                            ..

             Emily      d                   4                                            ..

 

18 Albert Rd.

Bessant James head                44  Corn Porter, Docks          Portishead

             Sarah    w                   46                                           Minehead

             Fred      s                    16  Bread Maker                    Yatton

             Lionel   s                     15  Grocery Ass.                         ..

             Gladys  d                      9                                            Portishead

             Herbert  s                    6                                                 ..

 

28 Albert Rd

Bessant James head                 87  Resident Farmer               Weston

             Mary      w                   70                                           Luxborough

             Arthur   s                     37  Dock Lab                         Weston

Tuck      James                         37       ..                                  Clapton

Stone    Gilbert                           1   Nurse Child                                 Bristol

 

Slade Terrace

Bessant Vincent head             60    Coal Gas Works             Walton

              Emily      w               58                                            Som ?ioine?

             Thomas    u                62    Boarder                           Walton

Raffill    Fred                          35    Wid                                 Liverston

    ..        Alfred                       13                                            Cardiff. S. Wales

              William                      12                                                        ..

 

 

St. Marys Rd

Doubling Mary head               71  wid                                                Portishead

Bath Elizabeth sister               69  wid   Laundress                                    ..  

Bessant Emma                        70? Wid                                                     ..

           

Western Rd.

Bessant Samuel  head              23 Gen Lab                                        Clapton

             Eliza Jane  w               20                               Carmarthan, Townwater.

 

Bessant Louis head                 30 Quarryman                                     Weston

             Emma wife                22                                                              ..

             Frank boarder             15                                                        Portishead.

 

Walton in Gordano

Castle Cottage.

 

Bessant  John      head              38    Castle Attendant Weston in Gordano

              Mary M     w              35                                           Wedmore

              Wm J          s               15    Jewellers Messenger         Weston

              Herbert G   s              13     Errand Boy                       Norton

              Ernest C     s                8                                                Walton

              Edith m      d              4                                                     ..

              Lin B          d              3mths                                 ..

 

Walton Down

Bessant  Thomas  head            37                                           Somerset

              Louisa      w               38                                                 ..

              William T  s              10                                         Glamorgan

 

Morgans Buildings

Wilmot Theodore  head           67           Market Gardener     Clapton

              Margaret    w              67                                                 ..

              Charles                       36                                                 ..

              George                       31                                                 ..

               James                         24                                                 ..

 

 

Weston in Gordano.

 

Weston in Gordano St.

Bessant   George    head          71       Farm Lab.       Weston in Gordano.

               Ann           w             69                               Walton in Gordano.

               Charles                      42       Farm Lab        Weston in Gordano.

 

 

Bessant  Laura                         30                               Weston in Gordano

              Clarence J                   2                                            ..

              Edmund C                   4mths                                    ..

 

Mansfield John   head             47                                            Somerset

               Martha A  w             55                                             ..

               Abraham                  72 wid  Gen Lab                      ..

Bessant   Mary                        83 wid  Lodger                        Plymouth

               Beatrice                    19        Dom. Serv.       Weston in Gordano.

 

Bessant  Lewis  head              30                                Weston in Gordano.

              Emma                        22                                            ..

              Frank                         15                                            ..

Bessant Jane      head              67 wid                         ..

             Joseph                        44                                            ..

             Charles                       28                                            ..

             Albert                         24                                            ..

             Margaret g/d              12                                            ..

             Joseph    g/s                10                                            ..

 

Western Hill

Bessant  George  head             46     Farm Lab.          Weston in Gordano

               Jane        w               39                                Wedmore

               Dora                         16                                Weston in Gordano

               Arthur                      13                                            ..

 

1, Laureston Villa

Bessant   Minnie                     39    Gen Dom            Clevedon

 

Weston super Mare.

Milton Hill

Bessant  Edward head             50        Stone Quarryman           Walton

               Jane        w               54                                                  Bath

Burnett Wm         g/s               13                                Weston super Mare.

 

Clapton in Gordano

William Tom Bessant head    27        Lab                              Portbury

Mary                ..    g/m wid     80                                Walton in Gordano    

Elizabeth         ..     sister         10                                            Portbury

Edward           ..    brother       15                                            Portbury                                 

Clapton Inn

Isaac Amos Day          head    37        Publican          Clapton in Gordano

Annie Minnie Day      wife     37                                            Portishead      

Hilda G P Bessant       niece    6                                             Portishead

 

 

Thomas Bessant          head    60        Carter                          Portbury

Sarah               ..          wife     56                                            W in Gordano

Daisy Jane       ..          daug    18                                            Clapton

Thomas            ..          son       11                                            Clapton

 

Pill   

 

Thomas Bessant          head    40        Dock Lab        Easton in Gordano

Mary                ..          wife                                                     Pill

Ada                 ..          daug    15                                            Pill

Hannah            ..          daug    13                                            Pill      

Elizabeth         ..          daug    10                                            Pill

John                 ..          son       8                                             Pill

Mary                ..          daug    5                                             Pill

Rosina             ..          daug    3                                             Pill

Hilda               ..          daug    1                                             Pill

 

Thomas Dungery        head    24        Fireman Gas Works    Pill

Ada                 ..          wife     22                                            Pill

Herbert            ..          son       1                                             Pill

John     Bessant           wid      71        Father in law          Portbury