SELF FAMILIES IN THE 1881 CENSUS FOR SUFFOLK.

Page updated: 8 Feb 1999

Entries in the 1881 census of England arranged into families/households. The households are divided by the horizontal lines. Additional information on descent taken from parish registers. Those in the same household as head are son/daughter unless otherwise stated. "Scholar" simply means attending school. All parishes are in Suffolk unless otherwise stated, eg NFK means Norfolk. [PR] = Parish register. [RS] = Robert Self data.

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Data last updated: 27 July 1994



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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

                   Age   Occupation.         Birthplace     Census at

Charlotte Self      72   Formerly gen labr   Aldeburgh      Aldeburgh
John Self (gndson)  11   Scholar             Aldeburgh
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Eliz Self           47   Fancy toy maker     Aldeburgh      Aldeburgh
Mary Ann            19   Assistant           Aldeburgh
George W            14   Errand boy          Aldeburgh
Edward T            11   Scholar             Aldeburgh
William W            9   Scholar             Aldeburgh
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Emma Self           35   Master Fisher       Iken           Aldeburgh
Samuel N            12   Scholar             Aldeburgh
George H            11   Scholar             Aldeburgh
Emma M               8   Scholar             Aldeburgh
Henry J              6   Scholar             Aldeburgh
Arthur G             1   -------             Aldeburgh

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George H Self       27   Mariner             Aldeburgh      Aldeburgh
Ann S.              25   Wife                Aldeburgh
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John F Self         27   Carpenter           Aldeburgh      Aldeburgh
Harold F             2   Scholar             Aldeburgh
Edith E              1   --------            Aldeburgh
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Joseph Self         55   Agric labourer      Aldeburgh      Aldeburgh
Susannah            41   Washerwoman         Leiston
Edwin E             14   Bricklayer's labr   Aldeburgh
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Mariane Self        16   Servant to          Aldeburgh      Aldeburgh
                         to Sarah Richardson
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Mary Self           77   General shop        Aldeburgh      Aldeburgh
Eliz (grndau)       22   Assistant           Aldeburgh
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Soloman Self        76   Shoemaker           Aldeburgh      Aldeburgh
Sarah               65   Laundress           Gt Glemham*
          * 8 mls WNW of Aldeburgh
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William Burrows                                             Badingham
George Self         18   Agric               Yoxford
Harry Thomas Self   14   Agric               Yoxford
(stepsons)     Yoxford is next village to Sibton
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Robert Self         52   Carpenter           Rendham        Benhall
Susan               52   Wife                Benhall
Clara               21   Dressmaker          Benhall
Eliza               14   Scholar             Benhall
Harry               11   Scholar             Benhall
Frederick            8   Scholar             Benhall
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William Self        84   Retd farmer         Wacton,NFK     Botesdale
Sophia E            71   Wife                LONDON
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George Self         55   Agric labourer      PulhamMary,NFK Brampton
Phoebe Self         55   Wife                Westhall
Henry Self          17   Agric labourer      Brampton
John Self           16   Agric labourer      Brampton
Alice Self          13   ---------           Brampton
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James Self          25   Agric labourer      Westhall       Brampton
Emma Self           24   Wife                Linstead
Edith E Self         3   ---------           Stoven
William C Self       1   ---------           Shadingfield*
  * 1 ml N of Brampton
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Robert Self         51   Agric labourer      Westhall       Brampton *
Maria Self          49   Wife                Suff N K ?
Amos Self           28   Gardener            Brampton
  * Westhall is 16 mls N, Brampton is 17 mls N of Tunstall.
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George Self         38   Farm Servant        Brundish       Brundish
  
George Self = Louisa Sophia Wright           22 Sept 1892
Age 49 Labr    Widow age 37
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Robert Self         51   Agric Labourer      Brundish       Brundish
Robert Self         24   Agric Labourer      Brundish
John                20   Agric Labourer      Brundish
Ellen               12   Scholar             Brundish
James               10   Scholar             Brundish
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William Self        58   Gardener            Wissett        Corton
Eliza               60   Wife                Lowestoft
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Henry Self          37   Farm Labourer       Rickinghall    Elmswell
Eliza               35   Wife                Rickinghall
Maria               14   Scholar             Rickinghall
Henry               11   Scholar             Rickinghall
Edward               8   Scholar             Rickinghall
George               5   Scholar             Rickinghall
Susannah            3m   ------              Elmswell
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Children  of Robert & Anna Maria Self, Ironmonger

Emily Mary.    Born 16 July 1858;  Bapt 26 April 1860    Eye
Robert.        Born 22 Dec  1859;  Bapt 26 April 1860
Anna Maria     Born  7 Sept 1861;  Bapt 29 May   1862
Laura          Born         1870;  Bapt 31 March 1889 (adult)
Ethel Marion   Born  5 Sept 1874;  Bapt 29 March 1875

Robert Self buried age 41, 6 June 1876                      Eye

Anna Maria Self     48   Ironmonger          Diss,NFK       Eye
Emily N             22   Drapers Asst        Eye
Robert              21   Ironmngrs ast       Eye
Anna M              19   Ironmngrs ast       Eye
Laura               11   Scholar             Eye
Ethel M              6   Scholar             Eye

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Caroline            38   Nurse SMS           Mendham        Eye
                         Inmate at Union Workhouse
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Frederick Self      40   Innkeeper           Eye            Eye
Mary A              32   Wife                Hoxne
Frederick Self      10   Scholar             Eye    
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William Self born Fressingfield  2 Jan 1803
Mercy Algar  born Diss 13 Jan 1815

William Self of Brockdish -m- Mercy Alger at Peasenhall 1 Jan 1834
Witnessed:     James Self, Mary Hogg [PR]

Mercy Self          67   Dealer in war+      Diss,NFK       Eye
Sophia (grndtr)     15   Assistnt in shop    Diss,NFK

Brockdish is just in Nfk, 2mls from Hoxne (NOT checked for Stephen)
Fressingfield 3mls E of Brockdish
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John Cable Self     30   Journeyman Ma       Rendham        Framlingham
Ellen               24   Wife                Badingham
Maria E              6   Scholar             Framlingham
George E             4   Scholar             Framlingham
Ellen                2                       Framlingham
Frederick J         5m                       Framlingham
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William Self        58   Farmer out of work  Tacolnestone   Framlingham
Christopher G (gson) 5   --------            Camberwell,LON
Frederick A         14   Scholar             Laxfield
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Henry Self          60   Farm bailiff        Hoxne  Fressingfield
Rosa                60   Wife                Denham
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Joseph Self         65   Agric Labourer      Fressingfield  Fressingfield
Lydia               66   Wife                Fressingfield
Anna Maria (grndtr)  5   Scholar             Fressingfield
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Isaac Self          74   Agric Labourer      Hoxne       Gazeley
Eliza               62   Wife                Higham
  Gazeley is 40 W of Tunstall.
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Sarah A Self        18   General servant     Marlesford  Lt Glemham
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Maria Self          30   Wife ??             Hopton      Gorleston
Charles             10                       Belton
  No other family members found.
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Harriet Self        66   Lodger, no occupn   Halesworth     Halesworth
                         w Eliz Johnson
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Samuel Self         72   Baker               Holton      Halesworth
  No-one else called Self living at same address.
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James Self          38   Agric labourer      Garboldisham,NFK    Hepworth
Ann                 36   Wife                Hepworth
Mary Ann             7   -----               Hepworth
Albert               5   -----               Hepworth
Eliza               6m   -----               Hepworth

  Hepworth is approx 8 mls W of Diss
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James Self          90   Labourer            Blo Norton, NFK     Hepworth

Susanah             78   Wife                Garboldisham,NFK
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Susan Frances       66   Head, independent   Sotherton      Holton    
William Self        43   Carpenter           Holton
Alfred (gson)        6   Scholar             Marlesford     
Sylvia Frances Self  5   Granddaughter                 "

  (William Self died in Jan 1881)
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Henry Self          74   Gardener            Fressingfield  Hoxne
Harriett            83   Wife                Hoxne
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James Self          70   Agric Labourer      Hoxne       Hoxne
Amy                 56   Wife                Hoxne
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Stephen Self        48   Agric labourer      Sibton    Huntingfield
Eliza               41   Wife                Huntingfield
George              20   Under-gardener      Huntingfield
James               15   Agric labourer      Huntingfield
Robert              14   Agric labourer      Huntingfield
Charles             13   Agric labourer      Huntingfield
Anna                 9   Scholar             Huntingfield
Jemima               8   Scholar             Huntingfield
Emily                6   Scholar             Huntingfield
Sarah                2   -------             Huntingfield

 Huntingfield is 12 mls N of Tunstall
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Charles Self        42   Tailor              Saxmundham  Ipswich St Mary
Charlotte           42   Wife                Rushmere
Kate                16   Scholar             Ipswich
George              13   Errand boy          Ipswich
Edwin                6   Scholar             Ipswich
Albert               2   -------             Ipswich
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William H Self      26   Farm labourer       Ipswich     Ipswich St Mary
Henry               3m   -------             Ipswich
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  Baptism at Peasenhall not found.

Mary A Self         62   Retired grocer      Peasenhall  Ipswich St Mary
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Alfred              44   Ironmongers wf      Saxmundham  Ipswich St Math
Ellen               34   Wife                Pembroke Dk
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Alice J             20   Servant to          Friston     Ipswich St Math
                         John Taylor
  Friston is 4 mls NE of Tinstall
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Samuel Self         38   Grocer & brazier    Sternfield  Ipswich St Nich
Eliza               33   Wife                Ipswich
Alfred              14   Scholar             Saxmundham
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James Self = Letitia Larter   Married 8 Nov 1832 at Peasenhall.
  |                           Letitia buried 27 Sept 1855, age 41.
Eliza          Bapt 13 Jan 1833
William        Bapt 14 May 1837
Charles        Bapt  4 Aug 1839
Edward Self    Bapt 16 Jan 1842
Alfred         Bapt 28 Nov 1847    Buried 5 Dec 1847
Alfred         Bapt 23 Jun 1850
Jane           Bapt  1 Aug 1852

Edward Self         40   Agric labourer      Peasenhall     Kirton
Harriet             40   Wife                Sweffling
Walter William      11   Scholar             Kirton
Harriet Letitia      8   Scholar             Kirton
Sidney Edd           6   Scholar             Kirton
Lucy Florence        3   -----               Kirton
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William Self = Susannah Sharman    Married at Holton, Jan 1838.
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GEORGE SELF G1.3    40   Carpenter &         Holton      Leiston
Sarah  Self         37   Wife                Frostenden
Alice Self          14   General servant*    Leiston
Agnes               13   Lodging next door   Holton
Ellen J Self        11   scholar             Holton
Frederick G. Self    8        "              Leiston
Ada Mary Self        6        "              Leiston
Sydney J Self        2m       "              Leiston

Agnes bapt 24 Mar 1868 Holton
  * to Elizabeth Wilson
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Robert Self = Eliz
Labourer

Eliz           Bapt 18 Nov 1822    at Rendham
James Self     Bapt 11 Nov 1827    at Rendham
John      \
Robert     |---Bapt  5 Sep 1833    at Rendham
William   /

James Self          55   Blacksmith          Rendham        Leiston
Rosa                54   wife                Framlingham
Arthur              24   Carpenter           Rendham
Frederick           23   Machine fitter      Rendham
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William Self = Susannah Sharman    Marr at Holton, Jan 1838.

William Self   Bapt Feb 1838 at Holton
William Self = Sarah Beeden of Marlesford

Sarah Self the widow of WILLIAM SELF G1.1, carpenter.
Married in Oct 1860 at Marlesford
Death of WILLIAM not known; after 1872, from birth of Thomas.

Sarah Self*         52   Head of Household   Marlesford     Marlesford 
William             19   Carpenter           Marlesford
Henry               16   Agric labourer      Marlesford
Albert Charles      13   Agric labourer      Marlesford 
Mary J              11   Scholar             Marlesford 
Thomas Beeden        9   Scholar             Marlesford 
* Head of household.      Marlesford is 3 mls NW of Tunstall
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George Self         54   Miller's carter     Brooke,NFK     Mendham
Ann                 50   Wife                Bungay
Clara               19   General servant     Mendham
Anna                14   Scholar             Mendham
Alfred              11   Scholar             Mendham
Frederick            9   Scholar             Mendham
  Mendham on Nfk border, 8mls NW of Halesworth
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William Self        63   Master wheelwrt     PulhamStMaryNFK     Metfield
Anna M              60   Wife                Weybread
  Metfield is 6 mls W of Halesworth
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Samuel Self         65   Farmer 114 acres    Kelsale        Middleton
Mary                62   Wife                Farnham

  Farnham is 3 mls N of Tunstall
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Isaac Self          32   Agric labourer      Hoxne       Oakley
Emma                32   Wife                Denham
Walter              13   Agric labourer      Denham
Deborah             12   Scholar             Denham
James                7   Scholar             Langmere, NFK
Sarah A              4   ------              ???,DURHAM
Eveline             7m   ------              Oakley
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Isaac Self          45   Miller (corn)       Stradbroke     Parham
Eliza               44   Wife                Ringshall
Alice               18   ----                Rushmere
Adelaide            14   ----                Woodbridge
Gertrude            12   Scholar             Ufford
Bessie               6   Scholar             Sproughton
Wilfred              2                       Parham
  Stradbroke is just E of Hoxne
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GEORGE SELF         40   Blacksmith          Sibton      Peasenhall
Sarah               29   Wife                Blyford
Charles Self         7   Scholar             Peasenhall
Alice Self           6   Scholar             Peasenhall
Arthur               5   Scholar             Peasenhall
William              4   -------             Peasenhall
Walter               3   -------             Peasenhall
Emma Self            1   -------             Peasenhall
Kate Self apparently not yet born. (Strongly suspected as relatives)
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George Self = Susan (late Benifield)         Married Badingham 2 Dec 1793
Husbandman     Both of Badingham             Witn Samuel Self

Eliz           Bapt 15 Jun 1794              Badingham
Sophia         Bapt 14 Feb 1796
George         Bapt  8 Oct 1797
Robert         Bapt 28 May 1799
Deborah        Bapt  9 Jun 1805
Edward         Bapt  4 Nov 1810              Census at Peasenhall
James Self     Bapt 12 Dec 1813              Census at Peasenhall
William        Bapt  1 Mar 1818              Census at Peasenhall

George Adam = Deborah Self                   Married Badingham 27 Aug 1826
               singlewoman

James Self          68   Agric labourer      Badingham      Peasenhall
Maria Self          68   Wife                Fressingfield
  Badingham is next village W from Peasenhall
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William Self        65   Agric labourer      Badingham      Peasenhall
Rebecca Self        67   Wife                Badingham
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Edward Self         73   Agric labourer      Badingham      Peasenhall
Harriet Self        62   Wife                Heveringham?
Isaac J (gndson)    23   Agric labourer      Peasenhall
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rles Self        58   Gardener            Rendham        Rendham
Maryann             60   Wife                Framlingham 
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George Self         64   Shoemaker           Rendham        Rendham
Mary                62   Wife                Rendham
Sarah Self (niece)  33   -------             Darsham
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Sarah Self          81   Labourers widow     Finningham  Rickinghall Inf
Thomas Self         13   Agric labourer      Rickinghall 
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Thomas Self         45   Agric labourer      Rickinghall Rickinghall Inf
Thomas Self         13   Agric labourer      Rickinghall 
Ruth                39   Wife                Rickinghall 
William             18   Butcher             Rickinghall
Arthur              11   -------             Rickinghall
George               4   Scholar             Rickinghall
Emma                3m   -------             Rickinghall
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Charles Self        52   Agric labourer      Rickinghall Rickinghall Sup
Charlotte           17   Housekeeper         RickinghallS
Margaret            15   General servant     RickinghallS
Walter              11   Scholar             RickinghallS
Emma                8m   ------              RickinghallS
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David Self          48   Agric labourer      RickinghallI Rickinghall Sup
Elizabeth           40   Wife                RickinghallS
George              17   Agric labourer      RickinghallS
John                15   Agric labourer             RickinghallS
Charlotte           10   Scholar             RickinghallS
David                7   Scholar             RickinghallS
Maria                3   -----               RickinghallS
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George Self         34   Farmer 87           Darsham        Ringsfield
Emma                34   Wife                Westleton
Herrieta            2m   -------             Ringsfield
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Charles             64   Blacksmith          Needham, NFK   Rougham
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James Self          44   Agric labourer             Peasenhall        
Rumburgh*
Susan               37   Wife                Wissett $
Maryann             15   -------             Rumburgh
  * 3 mls NW of Holton.  $ 2mls SE of Rumburgh.
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Wm Mickleburgh = Hannah Pharo      20 Jan 1735 at Sibton
of Hales, NFK    of Badingham      Origin of Mickleburgh name?

Stephen Self = Mary (late Cable)             See John Cable Self
                                             at Framlingham

John Mickleburgh Self bapt 6 March 1808 at Sibton
Stephen Self was baptised publically 2 June 1811 at Sibton

Stephen Self        69   Gardener            Sibton      Saxmundham
George (son)        48   Gardener            Watton
Robert (son)        29   Blacksmith          Saxmundham
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James Self          37   Woodman Agr labr    Sibton      Sibton
Sarah A             31   Wife                Bramfield*
Sarah M              6   Scholar             Yoxford
Arthur               1   -----               Yoxford

  Brother of Samuel at Sibton.     * 3 mls NE of Sibton
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John Self (lodger)  77   Agric labourer             Badingham         Sibton
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Mickleburgh Self = Sarah Kerridge
                    born 1811
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Stephen Self        bapt 27 Jan  1833
George Self         bapt  8 Mar  1835
William Self        bapt 18 July 1838
James Self          bapt  9 June 1844 (born 7 Aug 1841)
Jemima Eliz Self    bapt  9 June 1844 (born 9 May 1841)
Samuel Self         bapt 29 July 1848
Charles Self        bapt 18 Feb  1849

Sarah               70   -------             Bramfield      Sibton
Samuel              33   Agric labourer      Sibton
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George Self         48   Farmer 250 acres    Tivetshall,NFK Spexhall
George              19                       Starston,NFK
Ellen               17                       Spexhall
Frank               14                       Spexhall
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George Self = Phoebe
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William Self        29   Agr Labr            Brampton       Spexhall
Louisa              27   Wife                St Michaels
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Clara Self          55   Nurse SNS           Westleton      Stoven
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Robert Self         49   Journeyman Mi       Stradbroke  Swilland
Lucy                50   Wife                Boxford
Frederick           14   Journeyman Mi       Woodbridge
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Robert Self         48   Agric Labourer      Westhall*      Wangford
Maryann             39   Wife                Cove $
Maria Self          10   Scholar             Stoven 
William              4   Scholar             Stoven
Ellen J Self         2   ------              Wangford
Alice E Self        11m  ------              Wangford

* 3 mls NW of Wangford, $ 2 mls E of Wangford,  2 mls NW of Wangfrd
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Charles Self        31   Agric labourer      Stratford      Wenhaston
Anna M              30   Dressmaker          Wenhaston      Wenhaston
  Wenhaston is next to Halesworth
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Charles Selfe       57   Retd labr           Yoxford        Weston
Laura               17   Rlwy Gate+          Darsham

  Darsham is 10 mls N of Tunstall
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George Self         39   Agric labourer      Yoxford        Wickham Mkt
Emma                39   Wife                Wickham Mkt
Charles             13   -------             Wickham Mkt
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James Self = Elisa (late Smith)
labourer

James Self     Bapt 20 May 1838    at Hacheston


James Self          42   Agric labourer      Hacheston      Wickham Mkt
Maria               38   Wife                Wickham Mkt
Stephen             13   Agric labourer      Wickham Mkt
Alfred              11   Scholar             Wickham Mkt
Arthur W             9   Scholar             Wickham Mkt
Esther J             6   Scholar             Wickham Mkt
Frederick A          2   -------             Wickham Mkt
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Benjamin Self  =  Rachel Butcher                            [PR]
Bn <1750            Marr May 1769 Ilketshall St Margaret
Benjamin Self       Bapt Nov 1770 South Elmham St Cross
John Self           Bapt Apr 1772 South Elmham St Cross
Sarah Self          Bapt Nov 1773 South Elmham St Cross


Benjamin Self  =  Hannah Sadd                               [RS]
                  Bn 1776 Where?
                  Marr 14 Feb 1797 Redenhall, NFK
           /      Died 16 Aug 1809 Redenhall, NFK
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Samuel Self               =  Sarah Clutton
Bn 17 Mar 1805 Redenhall      Bapt 25 May 1806 Mettingham
Coal-meter                    Marr 42 Jan 1830 Gorleston

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Benjamin William Self baptised 23 Dec 1830 at Gorleston, NFK
          
Benjamin W Self     50   Baker + confect     Yarmouth, NFK  Wrentham
Mary                49   Wife                Halesworth  
Marrianne           20   ------              Halesworth  
Rosa A              11   Scholar             Halesworth  
Bertha               9   Scholar             Halesworth  
Albert E             7   Scholar             Kirtley (presum. Kirkley)
Edith S              5   Scholar             Kirtley     

  * Kirkley is 24 mls NNE of Tunstall, next to Lowestoft.
Redenhall is just inside Nfk near South Elmhams.
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