The Looms/Loomes Family Link

 
William Loomes was christened on 24th May 1755 at All Saint’s church Husbands Bosworth, Leicestershire. 
His parents were Edward and Ann (Wells) Loomes

William Loomes and Susannah Brown married on 15th January 1778 in Cold Ashby, Northamptonshire. (Info taken from www.familysearch.org)

Children of William and Susannah

1. Elizabeth.......baptised 14th June 1778, North Kilworth, Leicestershire.

2. Susannah.......baptised 7th May 1780, North Kilworth.

3. William.......baptised 30th January 1782, North Kilworth.

4. John.......baptised 11th April 1784, North Kilworth.

5. Thomas.......baptised 14th May 1786, North Kilworth.

6. Mary.......baptised 24th November 1788, North Kilworth.

7. Ann.......baptised 18th July 1790, North Kilworth.

8. Anthony.......baptised 20th May 1795, North Kilworth.

9. Lydia.......baptised 17th July 1796, North Kilworth.

William died in 1837 in North Kilworth and his wife Susannah died in 1836.

What happened to the children of William and Susannah

1. Elizabeth.......

2. Susannah.......

3. William.......

4. John.......See below

5. Thomas........married Rebecca Buckby on the 30th November 1811 in Ashby Magna, Leicestershire. They had eight children, Thomas b.1811, Mary b.1814, John b.1816, Samuel b.1819, Hannah b.1820, Richard b.1822, Frances b.1824 and William b.1827. Thomas died in 1860 in Attleborough, Warwickshire.

6. Mary.......

7. Ann.......

8. Anthony......

9. Lydia.......married Charles Page on 16th June 1834 in North Kilworth. They had three children Maria b.1835, George b.1836 and William b.1839. Lydia died in North Kilworth in 1885.

John Loomes married Ann Carr on 26th December 1808 in Ashby Magna, Leicestershire. (Ann was born in Ashby Magna and baptised on 3rd September 1787)

Children of John and Ann

1. Thomas.......baptised 19th November 1809, Countesthorpe, Leicestershire.

2. John.......baptised 29th November 1812, Countesthorpe.

3. Ann.......baptised 30th July 1815, Peatling Magna, Leicestershire.

4. Hannah.......baptised 28th June 1818, Peatling Magna.

5. William.......baptised 7th January 1820, Peatling Magna.

6. Joseph.......baptised 28th November 1824, Peatling Magna.

7. Mary.......baptised 26th November 1830, Peatling Magna.

Thomas married Jane Billings on 27th May 1832 in North Wilbarston

Children of Thomas and Jane

1. Mary.......born 1835, Peatling Magna.

2. Ann.......born 1835, Peatling Magna.

3. John.......born 1839, Wigston Magna, Leicestershire

4. Jane.......born 1840, Wigston Magna.

In the 1841 Census John Looms (55) and Ann (55) are living in Peatling Magna, Leicestershire.
They have three children living with them, John (26), Hannah (20) and Mary (10).
All the family are down as being born in Leicestershire.
John’s occupation is Agricultural Labourer.

In the 1841 Census Thomas Looms (30) and Jane (30) are living in Wigston Magna, Leicestershire.
They have four children living with them, Mary (5), Ann (5), John (3) and Jane (1).
All the family are down as being born in Leicestershire.
Thomas’ occupation is Blacksmith.

5. Elizabeth.......born 1844, Wigston Magna.

6. Sarah.......born 1850, Wigston Magna.

In the 1851 Census John (65) and Ann (65) are living in Peatling Magna, Leicestershire.
They have two children living with them, John (40) and William (30), also living with them is their granddaughter Betsy (5) the illegitimate daughter of Hannah.
John is down as being born in Bruntingthorpe. Ann in Ashby Magna, John jnr in Countesthorpe and William 
and Betsy were both born in Peatling Magna.
John’s occupation is Agricultural Labourer as is his son John.

In the 1851 Census Thomas (41) and Jane (30*) live on Moat Street,  Wigston Magna, Leicestershire.
They have five children living with them, Ann (16), John (12), Jane (9), Elizabeth (7) and Sarah (13months).                                                                                        
Thomas
is down as being born in Countesthorpe. Jane in Gibralta, Ann in Peatling Magna and John, Jane, Elizabeth and Sarah in Wigston Magna.                       
Thomas’ occupation is Blacksmith as is his son John, Jane their daughter is down as a Labourer.

John died in 1860 in North Kilworth and his wife Ann died in 1855.

What Happened to the of Children of John and Ann

1. Thomas.......See above and below

2. John.......

3. Ann.......married James Wagstaff in 1837 and had three children, Samuel b.1838, Betsy b.1841 and Harriet b.1844.

4. Hannah.......had a daughter Betsy b.1846, father unknown.

5. William.......married Mary Orrill in 1855 and had two children, George b.1855 and Anna b.1858

6. Joseph.......married Elizabeth Lee in Peatling Parva, Leicestershire in 1847 and had eleven children, Hannah b.1847, Sarah b.1849, Thomas b.1852, Mary b.1854, Elizabeth b.1855, Charles b.1857
Fanny b.1859, John b.1863, Sarah b.1868, Ann b.1871 and Jane b.1876.

7. Mary.......married Thomas Mawbey in Peatling Magna on 22nd July 1850.

In the 1861 Census Thomas loomes (51) and Jane (50) live on Mill Lane, Wigston Magna, Leicestershire.
They have two children living with them, Jane (19) and Sarah (11).                                              
Thomas’
occupation is Blacksmith.

John Looms married Elizabeth Brewin on 1st January 1861 in Wigston Magna.

In the 1861 Census John loomes (22) and Elizabeth (22) live on Leicester Road, Wigston Magna, Leicestershire.).                                                                                        
John’s
occupation is Blacksmith. Elizabeth’s occupation is Sack Hand.                         
Both are down as being born in Wigston Magna.

Children of John and Elizabeth

1. Tom.......born 1865, Wigston Magna

2. George.......born May 6th 1867, Leicester

3. Mary J.......born 1869, Sileby

4. Harry.......born 1872, Sileby

5. John.......born 1874, Sileby

6. Maria.......born 1875, Sileby

I could not find Thomas and Jane  or John and Elizabeth in the 1871 Census

Both Thomas and Jane died in about 1880

What Happened to the of Children of Thomas and Jane

1. Mary.......

2. Ann.......

3. John.......See above and below

4. Jane.......

5. Elizabeth.......

6. Sarah.......married Frederick Bassford in 1875 in Leicester, they had one daughter Jane born in 1876.

In the 1881 Census John (42) and Elizabeth (42) live on Barrow Road, Sileby, Leicestershire.
They have six children living with them, Tom (16), George (14), Mary J (12), Harry (9) John (7) and
Maria
(5).                                                                                        
Tom
is down as being born in Great Wigston, George in Leicester, and Mary J, Harry, John and Maria in Sileby.                                                                                 
John’s
occupation is Blacksmith as is his son Tom but as an apprentice, George is down as an Ag Labourer.

George Looms (20) married Hannah Emma Browett (24) on 13th March 1888 at Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Humberstone Road, Leicester. At the time of the marriage George ‘s residence is down as Barrow road, Sileby, Leicestershire and Hannah is down as residing at 71 New Bridge Street, Leicester. George’s profession is Shoe Riveter, his father John is a Blacksmith and Hannah’s father, William, who is down as deceased had been an upholster. The witnesses to the marriage are Mary Jane Loomes, George’s sister and Alfred Brewin.

Hannah was born in Coventry on 28th October 1863, daughter of William Browett and Ann Dumbleton

Children of George and Hannah

1. Alfred.......born August 15th 1888, Leicester

2. Wilfred.......born May 17th 1891, Leicester

In the 1891 Census John (52) and Elizabeth (52) still live on Barrow Road, Sileby, Leicestershire.
They have three children living with them, Mary J (21), Harry (19) and John 
(17)                           
John’s
occupation is a Blacksmith, Mary is a dressmaker, Harry is a shoemaker (riveter) and John is a School Teacher.

In the 1891 Census George (23) and Hannah (27) live at 95 Filbert Street, Leicester.
They have two children living with them, Alfred (2) and Wilfred (10 months). Also at the address at the time 
of the census is Maria Looms, George’s sister.                                                            
George’s occupation is a Shoe Maker and Maria is a dressmaker Assistant.                  
Hannah is down as being born in Coventry, Warwickshire.

3. Edith Mary.......born April 21st 1892, Leicester.

4. John.......born May 29th 1893, Little Bowden, Leicestershire.

5. George Edward.......born March 9th 1898, Little Bowden, Leicestershire.

6. Frances Evelyn.......born March 1st 1900, Little Bowden, Leicestershire.

In the 1901 Census John (62) and Elizabeth (62) still live on Barrow Road, Sileby, Leicestershire.
Living with them is their daughter Mary Jane (31).                                                                                        
John’s
occupation is a Blacksmith and Mary is a dressmaker.

John died in 1909 aged 70 (7a 109 Mar. Barrow upon Soar).

Elizabeth in the 1911 census is living wih her daughter Maria in Sileby with Maria's Husband Harry Wells 
and their three children. (see 'What Happened to' below) 

Elizabeth died in 1917 aged 79 (7a 140 Dec Barrow upon Soar).

What Happened to the Children of John and Elizabeth

1. Tom.......married Annie Bottrill in 1890 (Sep 7a 69 Billesdon)

In the 1911 census Tom (45) and Annie (45) live at 31 Chatsworth Street, Leicester.
Tom’s
occupation is a Fitter Loco Railway.                                                           
Annie
was born in Sileby. They are down as having no children.                 
 

2. George.......see above and below

3. Mary J.......married John Dakin in 1901  (7a 341 Barrow on Soar).

In the 1911 census John (52) and Mary (41) live on Swan Street, Sileby, Leicestershire.
They have three children living with them Olive (8), Frances (5) and John (4).
John’s
occupation is a Traveller for Boots and Shoes.                                                           
John
was born in Sileby.      

4. Harry.......married Alice Marhta Green in 1894 (Sep 7a 311 Barrow on Soar).

In the 1911 census Harry (39) and Alice (42) live at Royston House, Seagrave Road, Sileby, Leicestershire.
They have two children living with them Alice Hilda (12) and Arnold Vernon Royston (6). Also staying with them is Alice's father William Green (85).
Harry’s
occupation is a Boots and Shoes Laster.                                                           
Alice Martha
was born in Leicester, Alice and Arnold in Seagrave, Leicestershire, and William in Nuneaton, Warwickshire.   

5. John.......married Edith Berrington in 1898 (Sep 7a 348 Barrow on Soar).

We know John died before 1911 as in the 1911 census Edith (40) is down as a widow and living with her sister Annie Maria Berrington (31) at 458 Glossop Road, Broomhill, Sheffield.
Edith's
Occupation is Art Needlework (Dealer)
Both Edith and Annie are down as being born in Sileby, Leicestershire.
John and Edith had no children.  

6. Maria.......married Harry Wells in 1900 (Sep 7a 349 Barrow on Soar)

In the 1911 census Harry (37) and Maria (42) live on Barrow Road, Sileby, Leicestershire.
They have three children living with them Cyril (8), Florence (5) and Millicent (1). Also staying with them is Maria's mother Elizabeth Looms (72).
Harry’s
occupation is a Shoes Finisher.                                                           
Harry
and the children were born in Sileby, Leicestershire.   

In the 1901 Census George (33) and Hannah (35) live at 12 Gladstone Street, Little Bowden, Leicestershire.
They have six children living with them, Alfred (12), Wilfred B (10) Edith M (8), John (6) George E (3) and Frances E (1).                                                                                 
George’s occupation is Boot Manufacturer & Dealer                 

7. Sydney.......born September 14th 1903, Market Harborough, Leicestershire.

8. Bernard.......born August 9th 1905, Market Harborough, Leicestershire.

In the 1911 Census George (33) and Hannah (37) live at 12 Gladstone Street, Little Bowden, Leicestershire.
They have eight children living with them, Alfred (22), Wilfred B (20) Edith M (18), John (16) George E (13), Frances E (11), Sydney (8) and Bernard (5).                                                                                 George’s occupation is Boot Maker and Dealer, Alfred is Manager, Boot Shop, Wilfred is Clerk, Rubber Merchants, Edith is Assistant, Boot shop and John is Apprentice, Engineer.

Hannah died May 5th 1919 aged 55 and George died July 29th 1948 age 81.

What Happened to the Children of George and Hannah

1. Alfred.......married Mary E Shackleton in 1918 (Sep 7a 62 Market Harborough), they had one son John Arthur born in 1922. Alfred died on  January 6th 1959 aged 71. 

2. Wilfred.......married Barbara Wood in 1917 (Dec 7a 52 Market Harborough), they had one son Kenneth Dennis born January 12th 1922. Wilfred died on October 16th 1936 aged 46.

3. Edith Mary.......never married, died August 18th 1936 aged 45

4. John.......died of wounds in France in the 1st World War on July 28th 1917 aged 23. He was a Gunner in 
the Royal Garrison Artillery.

5. George Edward.......married (Alice) Rose Mason in 1939 (Dec 7a 971 Leicester). They had no children, George died September 1st 1969 aged 62.

6. Frances Evelyn.......never married, died May 21st 1955 aged 55

7. Sydney........died February 14th 1914 aged 11 from a childhood illness.

8. Bernard.......married Roberta Louise Alexander on November 30th 1937 in the Little Church Around the Corner, New York City, NY. (Roberta was born on September 22nd 1916, daughter of Robert Alexander and Marion Laurentana Joyce). They had two children Diana Marion born January 28th 1940 and Alexander Browett born February 11th 1947. Bernard died March 7th 1973 aged 67.

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