LOOMES, George(26)

was born in 1807 on March 31st and was baptised on August 23rd. (recorded in the parish church records of All Saints, Husbands Bosworth)

In 1839 on the 29th April, George marries Elizabeth Linthwaite(75) at St. Margaret Church, Leicester.
George’s occupation is Butcher and his residence at the time of marriage is Husband Bosworth. Elizabeth’s residence is W?
Both fathers of the couple, Thomas Loomes and John Linthwaite occupations are Farmers.
The witnesses are down as William and Mary Linthwaite. (Elizabeth’s brother and sister)

Elizabeth Linthwaite was baptised January20th 1818 at St Leonard’s, Leicester. She was the daughter of John Varly Linthwaite and Jane Jackson. (Go to Link to Other Families)


 1.    George(76) was born on the 20th October 1839, in the village of Fleckney, Leicestershire.

In the 1841 census George (33), Elizabeth (24) and George (1) are living on Sibbertoft Lane, 
Husbands Bosworth.

 2.    Louisa Linthwaite(77) was baptised on September 20th 1842.

 3.    Mary Jane Linthwaite(78) was baptised on December 9th 1848 and was buried on 14th January 1849 aged 7 weeks.

 4.    Mary Jane(79) was baptised on April 10th 1850 and was buried on the April 14th aged 5 days.

In the 1851 census George (43) and Elizabeth (34) along with the children, George (12) and Louisa (10) 
are living on Freemans Yard, Husbands Bosworth.

George is down as being born in Husbands Bosworth as is Louisa, George is down as Fleckney and Elizabeth just says Leicestershire.
George’s occupation is Agricultural Labourer as is his son George.

In 1853 George appeared in court charged with breaching the peace, click here to read about this story that appeared in the LEICESTER CHRONICLE, November 5. A more detailed report about this story appeared in the LEICESTERSHIRE MERCURY Click here to read this article.

Elizabeth Loomes died in 1854 aged 35; she was buried on February 8th (recorded in the parish church records of All Saints, Husbands Bosworth)

In 1860 George is a tenant living in a house in Husband Bosworth which is up for sale by public auction, click here to read about this story that appeared in the Northampton Mercury August 11.

In the 1861 census George (51), George (21) and Louisa (19) are living on Bosworth Hale, Husbands Bosworth.
George’s occupation is Agricultural Labourer, George is Carter and Louisa is Dressmaker.

In the 1871 census George (61), is living on Walton Road, Husbands Bosworth with his niece Elizabeth (48) and her husband Charles Goodman (48).
Others living with Charles and Elizabeth are their son Frances (21), and Elizabeth’s Cousin Ann Watson (21). They have 2 Servants Martha Seaton (16) and John Caldwell (19).

Ann Watson is the daughter of George’s Sister, Frances Mary.

Elizabeth is the daughter of George’s Brother, John.  

Tragically George on January 6th 1880 was killed by a passenger train as he walked along the track on his
way home. Click here to read the article that appeared in the NORTHAMPTON MERCURY Saturday August 10, 1860
and Click here to read another article that was in the LEICESTER CHRONICLE AND LEICESTERSHIRE MERCURY Saturday August 10, 1860.

George aged 73 was buried on January 9th. (Recorded in the parish church records of All Saints, Husbands Bosworth)

In his Last Will & Testamentwritten in 1869, George mentions his son George and daughter Louisa.

What Happened to......................?

 1.    George............... See CHAPTER FIVE

 2.    Louisa.................. in the parish church records of All Saints, Husbands Bosworth I came across  Louisa Loomes who had a baby girl, Sarah Jane(80) baptised on May 2nd 1860Sarah Jane 
was buried 20th July 1860 aged 3 months.

On 28th July 1864 Louisa married Edmund Joseph Cave at All Saints, Husbands Bosworth. Edmund’s occupation is down as Mason, which is the same occupation put down for his father John.
George is down as a Labourer.
Witnesses are down as Charles Henry Cave and Ellen Mary Cave, Edmund's brother and sister.

For more information on Louisa and Edmund click here to go the the Cave family link

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