Josiah Spode II (1754-1827) and The Mount Estate (Penkhull)
Frederick Bishop - The 1871 Census return for the Mount Estate
When the Allbuts left Frederick Bishop, a solicitor and property developer ( on Frederick Bishop and his property deals), leased the house from the Spode family in 1853.
Three years later he brought the house and employed James Bailey to farm the land on the estate.
1871 Census Returns:
Name Position Status Age Employment Place of Birth Frederick Bishop Head Married 55 Magistrate for Staffs & Landowner Staffs Elizabeth Bishop Wife Married 52 Scotland Catherine Bishop Daughter Single 25 Staffs, Shelton James Bishop Son Single 24 Earthenware Manf. Staffs, Shelton Frederick Bishop Son Single 22 Clerk to Manf-Potter Staffs, Shelton John Bishop Son Single 21 BA of Cambridge Staffs, Shelton Penelope Bishop Daughter Single 19 Staffs, Shelton Emily Bishop Daughter Single 13 Scholar Staffs, Stoke Henry Bishop Son Single 7 Scholar Staffs, Stoke Robert Bishop Son Single 6 Scholar Staffs, Stoke Elizabeth Francis Governess Single 38 Governess Salop. Oswestry Charles Capewell Servant Single 32 House Servant Staffs, Bramshall Penelope Watson Sister-in-Law Single 50 Annuitant Scotland Jane Olive Servant Single 20 House Maid Staffs, Stoke Sarah Riley Servant Single 18 House Maid Staffs, Audley Ellen Ward Servant Single 20 Nurse Staffs, Newcastle Alice Bates Servant Single 25 Laundress Staffs, Hanley Ann Wakefield Servant Single 25 Cook Chesh, Alsager
Mount Lodge (Penkhull):
Name Position Status Age Employment Place of Birth John Millington Head Married 34 Servant (Waiter) Chesh, Adderley Mary Millington Wife Married 32 Chesh, Cox Bank John Millington Son Single 3 Staffs, Blythe Brdg.
Mount Farm Yard:
Name Position Status Age Employment Place of Birth George Jervis Head Married 37 Labourer Staffs, Stoke Sarah Jervis Wife Married 28 London Sarah Jervis Daughter Single 8 Scholar Staffs, Stoke Thomas Jervis Son Single 6 Scholar Staffs, Stoke William Jervis Son Single 4 Scholar Staffs, Stoke George Jervis Son Single 3 Scholar Staffs, Stoke
Mount Farm Yard:
Name Position Status Age Employment Place of Birth James Bailey Head Married 59 Farmer of 49 acres employing 1 labourer Staffs, Norton Sarah Bailey Wife Married 44 Staffs, Wolstanton John Bailey Son Single 19 Farmer's Son Staffs, Norton Mary Bailey Daughter Single 18 Farmer's Daughter Staffs, Norton Sarah Bailey Daughter Single 16 Farmer's Daughter Staffs, Norton Eliza Bailey Daughter Single 15 Farmer's Daughter Staffs, Norton William Bailey Son Single 13 Scholar Staffs, Norton Hannah Bailey Daughter Single 12 Scholar, twins Staffs, Norton Maria Bailey Daughter Single 12 Scholar, twins Staffs, Norton Thomas Bailey Son Single 9 Scholar Staffs, Norton Emily Bailey Daughter Single 7 Scholar Staffs, Norton Sarah Bailey Daughter Single 6 Scholar Staffs, Norton Frederick Bailey Son Single 1 Scholar Staffs, Norton Joseph Bailey Visitor Single 35 Agricultural Labourer Staffs, Norton
Mount Lodge (Hartshill):
Name Position Status Age Employment Place of Birth William Barkley Head Married 49 Agricultural Labourer Chesh, Lowrich Elizabeth Barkley Wife Married 39 Staffs, Clayton James Barkley Son Single 10 Scholar Staffs, Stoke George Barkley Son Single 3 Staffs, Stoke Samuel Barkley Son Single 1 Staffs, Stoke William Walker Stepson Single 15 Gardener Staffs, Burslem Arthur Walker Stepson Single 13 Potter Warehouseman Staffs, Stoke
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