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ID:895 William Whiting 1835-1910
Lisas 3rd Great Grandfather
Birth    6 MAR 1835 Steeple Claydon, Buckinghamshir
Death October 1910 Great Bowden, Leicestershire
1836
13 March 1836 - Baptism of William Whiting at Steeple Claydon, Buckinghamshire. 
S:Buckinghamshire Baptism Index
1841
1841 Census for 'Church End, Steeple Claydon, Buckinghamshire'
Name                       
Age     Est YOB Gender   Birth County                      Occupation                 
John Whiting             45       1796       Male        Buckinhgamshire            Agricultural Labourer
Mary Whiting 40 1801 Female Buckinhgamshire  
John Whiting 15 1826 Male Buckinhgamshire Agricultural Labourer
Caroline Whiting 15 1826 Female Buckinhgamshire Lace Maker
Mary Whiting 12 1829 Female Buckinhgamshire Lace Maker
Emma Whiting 10 1831 Female Buckinhgamshire  
Sarah Whiting 7 1834 Female Buckinhgamshire  
William Whiting 5 1836 Male Buckinhgamshire  
Samuel Whiting 3 1838 Male Buckinhgamshire  
Sophia Whiting 5 mths 1840 Female Buckinhgamshire  
1851
1851 Census for 'Church Lane, Steeple Claydon, Buckinghamshire'
Name                       
Relationship Condition   Age     Est YOB Gender   Birth County                       Occupation                 
John Whiting             Head             Married      56       1795       Male        Steeple Claydon, Bucks Agricultural Labourer
Mary Whiting Wife Married 52 1803 Female Winslow, Bucks Lacemaker
William Whiting Son Single 16 1835 Male Steeple Claydon, Bucks Agricultural Labourer
Samuel Whiting Son   13 1838 Male Steeple Claydon, Bucks Agricultural Labourer
Sophia Whiting Daughter   10 1841 Female Steeple Claydon, Bucks Scholar
Ann Whiting Daughter   5 1846 Female Steeple Claydon, Bucks Scholar
1858
21 November 1858 - Marriage of William Whiting and Sarah Humphreys at St Andrews, Holborn, London
1861
1861 Census for 'The Village, Steeple Claydon, Buckinghamshire'
Name                           
Relationship   Condition   Age     Est YOB Gender   Birth County                       Occupation                 
William Whiting        Head             Married      26        1835       Male       Steeple Claydon, Bucks   Groom
Sarah Whiting Wife Married 33 1828 Female Buckinghamshire Dressmaker
Elizabeth Humphreys Step-daughter   7 1854 Female London Scholar
Edward Humphreys Step-son   6 1855 Male London Scholar
1863
Employment Records from the London & North Western Railway
William joined the Rail service on 17th May 1863. His height is listed as 5' 8 and half inches.
1871
1871 Census for 'Station Road, Winslow, Buckinghamshire'
Name                           
Relationship   Condition   Age     Est YOB Gender   Birth County                       Occupation                 
William Whiting        Head             Married      36        1835       Male       Steeple Claydon, Bucks   Pointsman
Sarah Whiting Wife Married 42 1829 Female Stowe, Bucks Dressmaker
Ada M Whiting Daughter             9 1862 Female Steeple Claydon, Bucks   Scholar
William Whiting Son   8
1863 Male Steeple Claydon, Bucks   Scholar
1876
Death of daughter Ada Whiting,15, at Winslow, Buckinghamshire
1881
1881 Census for 'Rickley Lane, Little Bowden, Leicestershire'
Name                           
Relationship   Condition   Age     Est YOB Gender   Birth County                       Occupation                 
William Whiting        Head             Married      46        1835       Male       Steeple Claydon, Bucks   Railway Signalman
Sarah Whiting Wife Married 55 1826 Female Buckinghamshire
William Whiting Son   18
1863 Male Boltoph Claydon, Bucks   Warehouseman
1891
1891 Census for 'Middle Green, Great Bowden, Leciestershire'
Name                           
Relationship   Condition   Age     Est YOB Gender   Birth County                       Occupation                 
William Whiting            Head              Married      56       1835       Male       Steeple Claydon, Bucks   Railway Signalman
Sarah Whiting Wife Married 66 1826 Female Buckinghamshire
Ada J Humphreys Granddaughter   9
1882 Female Shilton, Warks Scholar
1891
24 Nov 1891 - On railway records his pay rate as a 'gatemen'  is listed as 15/- at Castle Ashby & Earls Barton Station having previously been paid 20/- as a signalman. He had been transferred from Market Harborough and was reduced from signalman to gateman owing to old age. 
(for more information on the station visit
http://www.disused-stations.org.uk/c/castle_ashby_and_earls_barton/index.shtml )
16 May 1895 - We know from Railway records that William was sick from work since this date.
1901
1901 Census for '1 Woodbine Cottages, The Green, Great Bowden, Leciestershire'
Name                           
Relationship   Condition   Age     Est YOB Gender   Birth County                       Occupation                 
William Whiting            Head              Married      68       1838       Male       Steeple Claydon, Bucks   Railway Pensioner
Sarah Whiting Wife Married 76 1826 Female Buckinghamshire
1908
21 November 1908 - Burial of wife, Sarah Whiting at Great Bowden, Leicestershire.
1910
11 October 1910 - Burial of William Whiting at Great Bowden, Leicestershire