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LIGHTHOUSE PERSONNEL IN ENGLAND, WALES AND THE CHANNEL ISLANDS, c1790-1911

There is a separate section at the end for Fog Signal Gunners at Lighthouse stations

Provided to GENUKI by Stan Waight and his team of contributors.

NAME BIRTH PLACE/DATE SERVICE - ES = Entered Service; PK = Principal Keeper; AK = Assistant Keeper; SAK = Supernumerary Assistant Keeper FAMILY DETAILS
Ace, Abraham GLA 1779 Penrice 1841 Mumbles
1851 Ace was still living at the Mumbles lighthouse, now described as a carpenter [HO107/2467/62]. He died there in December 1851
Wife: Sarah, c1780, not GLA. Children: Abraham, 1820, Devonport, DEV.
Ace, Abraham DEV 1821 Devonport 1851 Mumbles
1861 Mumbles
1871 Mumbles
1881 Mumbles
Ace d. at Mumbles lighthouse 1885
Wife: Margaret, 1824, SCT (d. by 1881). Children: Elizabeth, 1846, Redruth, CON: John & Sarah & Margaret & Jane & Jessie, 1850 & 1852 & 1854 & 1857 (2), all Mumbles, Oystermouth, GLA. Margaret Heath, 1840, pob n/k, was visiting in 1851.
Ace, Abraham GLA 1845 Oystermouth 1881 Mumbles (A)
1891 Mumbles (B)
1901 Mumbles (C)
Wives: Sarah, 1847, Oystermouth, GLA (A); Ann(nie), 1854, Oystermouth, GLA (B & C). Children: John & Abraham & William C & Mary EL & George H & Ernest JE, 1867 & 1868 & 1880 & 1882 & 1888 & 1898, all Oystermouth, GLA.
Acton, George William MDX 1840 LND 1861 Inner Farne
Nothing further known
Acton was unmarried in 1861.
Adams, Albert J. CON 1858 Scilly Is., St Marys ES Dec 1877
1881 Wolf Rock
1891 Southwold
1901 Southwold
AK 1878-81 Wolf Rock, 1881-8 Orfordness, 1888-1902 SouthwoldPK 1902-10 Godrevy, 1910- Flatholm
Adams was unmarried in 1881; Wife: Jane, 1860, St Marys, Scilly Is, CON. Child: Edith Ellen, 1885, Orford, SFK.
Aggett, William DEV 1851 Bovey Tracey ES Aug 1875
1881 At Bovey Tracey, DEV, with father [RG11/2158/78]
1891 AK Burnham
1901 Flatholm
1876-8 Wolf Rock, 1878-81 Orfordness, 1881-94- Burnham
Wife: Lydia, 1856, Bovey Tracey, DEV. Children: William CA, 1880 Orford Lighthouse, SFK; Horace F & Alice Mary May & Herbert Walter & Adelaide B & Lilian Olive, 1882 & 1884 & 1886 & 1888 & 1893, all Burnham, SOM. Father: Thomas Aggett, 1829, Ilsington, DEV.
Ainger, William MDX 1845 Kensington 1871 Coquet
1881 Tynemouth
1891 Not found (? At Eddystone); Wife and children in Plymouth, DEV [RG12/1729/81]
Nothing further known
Wife: Mary C, 1851, Holloway, MDX. Children: William Henry, 1872, Amble, Hauxley, NBL; Alice M & Charles J, 1874 & 1877, Coquet Is, NBL; Frederick & Harry R & Herbert J, 1878 & 1880 & 1884, all Tynemouth, NBL. Mother-in-Law: Charlotte (Pickess), 1824, Wells, NFK.
Allen, S. 1885 Nothing further known 1907-10- Lizard
Appleton, George Garshon NFK 1832 Gt Yarmouth 1861 Flamborough Head
1871 Godrevy; wife ashore in St Ives, CON
1881 Hurst
1891 Hurst
Wife: Maria, 1830, Gt Yarmouth, NFK: or 1854, Woolwich, KEN per 1891 census. Children: Mary, 1856, Old Kent Road, SRY; Priscilla, 1857 Peckham, SRY; Maria, 1863 Flamborough, YKS; 1890 Hurst, HAM. Sister: Mary Ann Appleton, 1822, Gt Yarmouth, NFK.
Argent, John F. KEN 1844 Swalecliffe ES Jan 1863
1871 Inner Farne
1881 Chapman; Wife and children at West Ham, ESS [RG11/1710/68]
1891 Bull Point
1901 North Foreland
AK 1864-72 Inner Farne, 1872-5 Dovercourt, 1875-81 Chapman
PK 1881-8 Needles, 1888-93 Bull Point, 1894- Cromer
Wife: Sophia, 1848, Ilford, ESS. Children: Eveline Kate Emily, 1870, Farne Is, NBL; Alice Mary Rebecca, 1873, W. Ham, Canning Town, ESS. (Parents-in-Law): Thomas Sorrell, 1816, Biddenden, KEN, & Rebecca Sorrell, 1813, Tenterden, KEN, were living with wife in 1881.
Arnold, Thomas Yorks 1831 Sheffield 1861 Bishop Rock
1871 Wolf Rock; not enumerated but wife and three children at Penzance, CON [RG10/2340/43 - schedule states Husband at Wolf Rock]; daughter Sarah E, was with her grandmother at Tresco, Scilly Is, CON [RG10/2347/47]
1881 Portland Bill
Wife: Mary A, 1836, St Marys, Scilly Is, CON. Children: Sarah E, 1861, St Marys, Scilly Islands, CON; Jonas N, 1874, Penzance, CON. Mother-in-Law: Sarah Nickolls, 1811, Tresco, Scilly Is, CON.
Arnold, William CON 1863 Scilly Is 1891 Casquets. Arnold does not appear to have remained in the Service for very long. Arnold was unmarried in 1891.
Aston, George William LND 1840 1861 SAK Inner Farne
Nothing further known
Aston was unmarried in 1861.
Avery, John Philip CON 1853 Maker Avery was a member of the Steam Vessel Service 1878-9, and of the Light Vessel Service 1879-81, before becoming a lighthouse keeper
ES Mar 1879
1881 SAK Dungeness
1891 AK Happisburgh
1901 AK Happisburgh
SAK 3/1881 Dungeness; AK 1881-4 Chapman, 1884-94 Happisburgh
Avery was widowed by 1881, but had remarried by 1891: Second wife, Helen, 1845, Dungeness, KEN. Children: Edna Lawrence & Helen (Morphett), 1886 & 1888, Happisburgh, NFK.
Aveston, Charles Henry PEM 1843 Dale 1871 Point of Air
1881 Point of Air
1891 Cromer
1901 Lodging house keeper in Cromer, NFK [RG13/1826/25]
Wife: Ellen Elizabeth, 1841, Woolwich, KEN. Children: Alfred & Thomas & Annie, 1869 & 1870 & 1882, all Llanasa, FLN; Emma & William & John Henry, 1871 & 1874 & 1877, all Holyhead, AGY.
Aveston, John PEM 1812 Dale 1841 St Anns Head
1851 St Anns Head
1861 St Anns Head
1871 St Anns Head
1881 On pension at Dale, PEM [RG11/5416/34]
Wife: Mary, 1810, Clarbeston, PEM. Children: William & Alfred & Vaughn & Martha Bowen & Charles & Mary Jane & Andrew & Robert & John, 1833 & 1835 & 1839 & 1842 & 1843 & 1847 & 1849 & 1850 & 1854, all Dale, PEM.
Ayer, Samuel E. DEV 1837 Turnchapel 1861 Longstone
Nothing further known
Wife: Thomasin, 1833, Falmouth, CON. Child: (Anney), 1860, Plymouth, DEV.
Ayers, John E.D. NFK 1855 Gt.Yarmouth ES Dec 1879
1881 South Foreland
1891 Great Castle Head
1901 Winterton
AK 3/1881 South Foreland (SAK), 12/1881-9 Smalls, 1889-92 Great Castle Head, 1892-1900 S. Foreland, 1900-7 Winterton
PK 1907-10 Spurn Head, 1910- Round Island
Ayers appears to have been unmarried in 1881: Wife: Semilia Ann, 1859, Gt Yarmouth, NFK. Children: Charles Ed, 1882, Ashford West, KEN; Harriet Amelia & John Robert & Christopher James, 1884 & 1887 & 1889, all Llanstadwell, PEM; Ada Blanche, 1891, (New Milford or St Ishmaels), PEM.
Ayers, Richard Turner NFK 1862 GtYarmouth ES Oct 1885
1891 Gunfleet
1901 AK Eddystone
AK 1889-92 Gunfleet, 1892-1900 Start Point, 1900-6 Eddystone, 1906-10 Hunstanton, 1910- Trwyn Du
Wife: Susannah, 1865, Gt Yarmouth, NFK. Children: Richard H & Leonard W & Violet E, 1894 & 1897 & 1898, all Start Point Lighthouse, DEV.
Badcock, Alfred Symes DEV 1851 Garram Rock, Portlemouth, Rickham ES Feb 1872
1881 South Foreland
1891 Longstone; Wife and family at Seahouses, NBL [RG12/4266/95]
1901 PK Spurn Head
AK 1872-7 Smalls, 1877-9 Dungeness, 1879-83 S. Foreland, 1883-7 Orfordness, 1887-9 Dovercourt, 1889-91 Longstone, 1891-6 Lowestoft
PK 1896-9 Gunfleet, 1899-1905 Spurn Head, 1905- Hunstanton
Wife: Ethel Annie, 1850, Poplar, MDX. Children: Ethel J, 1877, Neyland, PEM; Annie, 1878, Poplar, MDX; Ada & Catherine & Ethel M, 1879 & 1880 & 1883, all St Margaret at Cliffe, KEN; Lilian & Ellen Maud, 1885 & 1887, Orfordness, SFK; John Charles, 1889, Dovercourt, ESS. Mary Ann Maskell, 1814, Ramsgate, KEN, was also in the household in 1901.
Baker, George DEV 1839 Bovey Tracy ES Jun 1865
1871 Ashore from Skerries in Holyhead, AGY [RG10/5752/48]
1881 St Anns Head
1891 PK South Bishop
1901 PK Ashore from South Bishop with family at Neyland, PEM [RG13/5126/23]
AK 1865-7 Casquets, 1867-8 Trevose Head, 1868-74 Skerries, 1874-85 St Anns Head
PK 1885-7 Smalls, 1887-94- South Bishop, 1901 South Bishop
Wife: Elizabeth, 1842, Bovey Tracey, DEV. Children: Florence Hilliner, 1868, St Merryn, CON; William Samuel (Hebges) & George H & Elizabeth J, 1869 & 1873 & 1875, all Holyhead, AGY; Ernest E & Herbert F & Mabel A & Arthur H, 1876 & 1878 & 1880 & 1883, all Dale, PEM.
Ball, Albert SOM 1812 Berrow 1841 Burnham
1851 Burnham
1861 Burnham
Nothing further known
Wife: Harriet, 1813, Modbury, DEV. Nephew: Charles Cooper, 1841, Lambeth, LND.
Ball, Charles W.E. LND 1871 ES Feb 1891
1891 Not found
1901 Lizard
AK 1892-6 Wolf Rock, 1896-1906 Lizard, 1906-7 Longships, 1907- Round Is
Wife: Mary A, 1872, Sennen, CON. Children: Charles Aubrey, 1894 Penzance, CON; Florence Beryl, 1897, Sennen, CON; Theresa Mary, 1899, Lizard, CON.
Ball, Edmund Kernen KEN 1876 Dungeness ES 1897
1901 Wolf Rock
1899-1900 Smalls, 1900-6 Wolf Rock, 1906-11 Lynmouth Foreland, 1911- Portland Bill
Ball was unmarried in 1901.
Ball, John LND 1848 St Georges ES Jan 1873
1881 Souter Point
1891 Longships
1901Widow Teresa Ball and children were at Sennen, CON (Ball had disappeared from Bishop Rock 19 Dec 1898)[RG13/2258/66]
4-10/1874 Longstone, 1874-6 Dungeness, 1876-88 Souter Point, 3-12/1888 St Catherines, 1888-94 Longships
Wife: Teresa Mary, 1854, Brentwood, ESS. Children: Frances Mary, 1873, Westbourne Park, LND; Mary Teresa (m. Marks) & Edmund, 1875 & 1877, Dungeness, Lydd, KEN; Philippa & John & Florence & Arthur V, 1879 & 1881 & 1883 & 1886, all Whitburn, DUR. Grandchild: Millicent Marks, 1897, Sennen, CON.
Balmer or Bulmer, Thomas DUR 1836 Houghton-le-Spring 1871 Engine Fitter at Poplar, MDX [RG10/580/106]
1881 Engineer at Longstone; Wife and children were in Bromley (by Bow), MDX [RG11/502/92]
1891 Engineer Fitter at Poplar, MDX [RG12/332/86]
Wife: Elizabeth, 1837, Ayton, YKS. Children: Eleanor, 1862, West Hartlepool, DUR; John W & Thomas, 1863 & 1866, St Georges in the East, Shadwell, MDX; Mary E, 1868, Poplar, MDX.
Barehard, John NFK 1825 Gt Yarmouth 1851 AK Dungeness
1861 Needles
1871 Portland Bill
1881 Portland Bill
Barehard was unmarried in 1851. He was said to be married in 1861, but was shown as widowed in 1871. Children: Emily, 1864, Niton, IOW; William, 1866 Portland, DOR. Sister-in-Law: Louisa (nee Humber), 1845, Niton, IOW
Barehard, William NFK 1791 Gt. Yarmouth 1841 PK Needles
1851 PK Needles
Wife: Mary, 1800, Horstead, NFK. Children: John & Ann & Henry & Matilda, 1826 & 1828 & 1831 & 1833, all Gt Yarmouth, NFK; Amelia & Frederick, 1839 & 1842, Freshwater, IOW. John Frank Warder, 1830, Yarmouth, IOW (probably son of lighthousekeeper William Warder), was visiting in 1851.
Barnby, Chesman A. YKS 1831 Hull 1861 Inner Farne
1881 Beachy Head
Nothing further known
Wife: Agnes, 1832, Edinburgh, SCT. Children: John W & William, 1856 & 1859, Warkworth, NBL; Margaret T & Chesman, 1860 & 1863 Bamburgh (Farne Is), NBL; Agnes & Jessie, 1868 & 1870, Plymouth, DEV; Emily, 1872 Milford, PEM; Annie & George, 1875 & 1879, East Dean, SSX.
Barnby, John YKS 1799 Hull 1841 Spurn Head
1851 Spurn Head
Wife: Harriet, 1798, Hull, YKS. Children: Emma & James & Chesman & Thomas & Jane Ann & (Sophie/Jessie), 1827 & 1828 & 1830 & 1832 & 1835 & 1840, all Hull, YKS.
Batton, William J. CON 1854 Saltash ES Dec 1873
1881 Dungeness
1891 Dungeness
1901 PK Les Hanois; wife and family at Torteval, Guernsey, CHI [RG13/5317/112]
AK 1875-7 Bishop Rock, 1877-98 Dungeness
PK 1898-1902 Les Hanois, 1902-6 Portland Bill, 1/1906-9/1906 Temporarily redundant, 1906-10- Round Island
Wife: Mary Ann, (1853 or 1859), Dudley, WOR. Children: William J, 1877 Scilly Isles, CON; Gertrude & Albert A/E, 1880 & 1890, Lydd, KEN.
Belt, Albert A. PEM 1880 Pembroke ES Feb 1899
1901 St Anns Head
1900-2 St Anns Head, 1902-3 Lizard, 1903-7 Bardsey, 1907-11 South Stack, 1911- St Tudwals
Belt was unmarried in 1901. Father: Allen Belt, 1848, PEM, was also a Lighthousekeeper (q.v.)
Belt, Allen PEM 1848 Pembroke Ferry Feb 1876
1881 AK Bardsey
1891 Round Island; Wife was at St Marys, Scilly Is, CON [RG12/1862/12]
1901 Plymouth Breakwater
AK 1877-8 Wolf Rock, 1878-81 Bardsey, 1881-7 Spurn Head, 1887-90 Beachy Head, 1890-8 Round Is., 1898-1901- Plymouth Breakwater
Wife: Matilda, 1855, Pembroke, PEM. Children: William B & Albert, 1878 & 1879, Pembroke Dock, PEM: Edith & Henry A, 1882 & 1884, Spurn Head, YKS: Agnes E & Robert G, 1888 & 1890, Beachy Head, SSX; Beatrice, 1893, Scilly Is, CON.
Son Albert, 1880, PEM, was also a Lighthousekeeper (q.v.).
Bennett, W.J.H. 1887 ES Mar 1908
1911 Round Island
 
Benny or Benney, George CON 1837 Saltash ES Jul 1862
1868 Lowestoft [The Times]
1871 Lowestoft
1881 Ashore from Maplin at West Ham, ESS [RG11/1712/75]
1891 Lowestoft
1901 On pension at East Ham, ESS [RG13/1603/99]
AK 1862-5 Les Hanois, 1865-74 Lowestoft, 1874-5 Blackwall, 3-10/1875 Start Point, 1875-9 Flamborough Head
PK 1879-86 Maplin, 1886-94- Lowestoft
Wife: Elizabeth, 1837, Heathfield, SOM. Children: Walter, 1862, Poplar, MDX; Charlotte, 1864, Torteval, Guernsey, CHI; George W & Cecil A & Frederick C, 1868 & 1869 & 1870, Pakefield, Lowestoft, SFK.
Benny, William D. CON 1836 Landrake 1851 With mother at East Cowes, IOW [HO107/1662/195]
1861 Mucking
1871 Not found
Wife: Anne, 1837, Aberdeen, ABD. Mother: Anne Benny, 1829, East Looe, CON, who was wife of Trinity House mariner.
Bickford, Walter CON 1878 St Mary, Scilly Is ES Nov 1898
1901 Bishop Rock
AK 1900-2 Bishop Rock, 1902-7 Round Island, 1907-10- Beachy Head
PK 1929 Spurn Head.
Last station Gunfleet. Retired 1938. Died 2 Feb 1959
Blackburn, E.A. 1868 ES Nov 1887
1891-4 Bishop Rock, 1894- St Bees
Not in 1910 Service List
 
Blackmore, John SOM 1840 Spaxton 1871 Blackmore first joined the Lightvessel Service and was at the Lundy Island Fog Gun Station in 1871 - see Fog Signal Gunners section
1881 Ashore from Smalls at Neyland, PEM [RG11/5414/53] (A)
1891 Caldey (B)
1901 On pension at Llanstephan, CMN [RG13/5111/133](C)
(Wife/Wives): Mary A, 1835, (Great Kimble), BKM (A); Lucy, 1843, Merthyr Mawr, GLA (B-C). Children: Mary E & Caroline & Walter J & Francis H & Islana, 1862 & 1865 & 1868 & 1869 & 1873, all Lundy Is, DEV; Gerais G, 1874, Neyland, PEM; (Amelia/Bertha), 1878, Marcross, GLA. Grandchild: Ivor Rees, 1894, Abertillery, MON. Sister-in-Law: Sarah Thomas, widow, 1833, LND, MDX.
Blake, Stanley DEV 1847 Plymouth ES 9/1870
1871 South Bishop
1881 St Anns Head
1891 St Anns Head
1901 PK Holyhead Breakwater; wife & child in Holyhead, AGY [RG13/5299/23]
AK 1871-6 South Bishop: 1876-94 St Anns Head
PK 1894- Skerries.
Wife: Priscilla, 1857, Camberwell, MDX. Child: Millie, 1878 Dale, PEM
Blanche, Robert H. MDX. 1871 Poplar 1901 Maplin; Wife not found
Blanche appears to have left the Service by 1910
 
Blowey, Thomas CON 1856 Fowey 1881 Blowey was Fog Signal Driver aboard the lightvessel Sevenstones off Lands End [RG11/2338/81]; his wife and child were visiting his Parents-in-Law at St Just, CON [RG11/2349]
1891 AK Beachy Head
1901 Wife and child at DEVport, DEV [RG13/2114/95]
Wife: Matilda, 1860, St Just, CON. Child: Audrey R, 1881, Penzance, CON. Parents-in-Law: Henry Bottrall, 1829, Pendeen, CON, & Elizabeth Bottrall, 1828, Botallack, CON.
Bolton - see also Boulton      
Bonwick, George H. SRY 1843 Wallington 1871 Ashore in Plymouth (? From Eddystone) [RG10/2112/23]
1881 Whitby
1891 Hosiery Manufacturer in Whitby [RG12/3994/53]
Wife: Catherine M, 1846, Woolwich, KEN. Children: George J & Henry R, 1864 & 1866, Carshalton, SRY; (Alfred G or George H), 1867, Croydon, SRY; Ernest W, 1870, Plymouth, DEV; Fred W, 1874, LND; Catherine M & William R & Arthur J, 1876 & 1879 & 1880, all Happisburgh (Happisburgh), NFK.
Boulden, George CON 1832 The Lizard 1861 St Agnes
Nothing further known
Wife: Mary J, 1840, St Agnes, Scilly Is, CON. Children: Lovedy J & Samuel, 1859 & 1860, St Agnes, Scilly Is, CO.
Father Samuel was also Lighthousekeeper (q.v.)
Boulden, Samuel CON 1788 St Keverne 1841 Lizard
1851 Lizard
1861 Lizard
Wife: (Loveday or Lovely), 1800, Landewednack, CON. Children: Jane & Mary, c1820 & 1828, CON; George, 1832, The Lizard, CON.. Jane Hill, 1786, St Martin, CON, was visiting in 1851.
Son George was also Lighthousekeeper (q.v.)
Boulton or Bolton, Alfred J. ESS (1868 or 1872) Dovercourt ES Jun 1891
1881 Living with his parents at Llanstadwell, PEM
1891 Carpenters apprentice living with his parents at Lowestoft, SFK
1901 Lodging at Barnstaple, DEV [RG13/2144/61]
AK 1892- Bishop Rock
Not in 1910 Service List so had presumably died or left the Service.
Boulton was unmarried in 1901.
Boulton or Bolton, William J. LND 1842 Kensington ES Aug 1861
1871 Dovercourt
1881 Smalls; Wife and family at Llanstadwell, PEM [RG11/5414/49]
1891 Lowestoft, SFK [RG12/1494/83]
1901 PK Bull Point
AK 1861-4 Maplin, 1864-7 Flatholm, 1867-79 Dovercourt
PK 1879-82 Smalls, 1882-7 Orfordness, 1887-94 Lowestoft, 1894-1901- Bull Point
Wife: Sarah, (1837 or 1841), (Kensington or Notting Hill), LND. Children: William S & Elizabeth M, 1863 & 1865, Bromley-by-Bow, LND; Sarah A, 1866, Hammersmith, MDX; Frederick J & Alfred J, 1869 & 1870, Dovercourt, ESS.
Bowen, Henry PEM 1822 St Davids 1851 Sarah Bowen and her children were at Hakin, PEM [HO107/2477]
1861 South Stack
1871 Trwyn Du
1881 Sarah Bowen, now widowed, was at Criccieth, CAE [RG11/5555/22]
Wife: Sarah, 1822, St Davids, PEM. Children: Elizabeth & Joseph W, 1848 & 1850, Milford, PEM; Susannah, 1854, St Davids, PEM; Esther Ann & Margaret W & David D & Thomas H & Margaret W & Mary J, 1855 & 1856 & 1857 & 1858 & 1861 & 1863, all South Stack, AGY; Peter John, 1866 Penmon, AGY. Sister: Esther Bowen, 1832, St Davids. Son Thomas, 1858, South Stack, was also a lighthousekeeper (q.v.)
Bowen, Thomas PEM 1796 St Davids 1841 South Bishop
1851 South Bishop
1861 South Bishop
Wife not identified.
Bowen, Thomas PEM 1824 Solva 1851 Not found
1861 Ashore with family at Hubberston, PEM [RG9/4160/100]
1871 Ashore with family were at Bromley (by Bow), MDX [RG10/573/46]
1881 PK Bardsey
1891 PK Bardsey
Wife: Esther W, 1820, Hubberston, PEM (Wife shown as Elizabeth, 1820, Hakin, PEM, in 1861. This was possibly an error in transcription). Children: Elizabeth & Julia A (m. Jenkins) & Mary D, 1855 & 1857 & 1861, all Hubberston, PEM
Bowen, Thomas Henry AGY 1858 South Stack 1881 Ashore at Sennen, CON, from Longships [RG11/2351/83]
1891 AK St Tudwals
1901 Storekeeper at Holyhead
Bowen was unmarried in 1881. Sister: Susannah S, 1854, St Davids, PEM. Father Henry, 1822, St Davids, PEM, was also a lighthousekeeper (q.v.)
Bowen, William H.M. PEM 1830 Solva 1861 Not found
1871 Bideford
1881 Trevose Head
1891 Trevose Head
Wife: Martha WM, (1823 or 1825), Hakin, Milford, PEM. Children: Arthur John & Mary Ann & Margaret Elizabeth, (1858 or 1860) & 1863 & 1866, all Hakin (Milford), PEM.
Bowgen, Arthur J.I. NFK 1877 Gt. Yarmouth ES Dec 1898
1901 Ashore from Mucking at Dovercourt [RG13/1698/32]
AK 9/1900-11/1900 Mucking, 11/1900-3 Dungeness, 1903-8 Hurst, 1908-10- Gibraltar, 1925 PK Spurn Head
Uncle and Aunt: George A Goffin, 1868, Gt Yarmouth, NFK, & Harriet E Goffin, 1860, Gt Yarmouth, NFK.
Bowling, H.W. 1884 1908 Skerries
1936 N. Foreland
Nothing further known
 
Boyce, William Henry LND 1831 Shoreditch ES Jun 1858
1861 Ashore from Casquets at St Anne, Alderney, CHI [RG9/4374/65]
1871 Portland Bill
1881 PK Orford
1891 Anvil Point
1901 'Living on Own Means' at Weymouth
AK 1858-62 Casquets, 1862-7 Nash, 1867-71 St Anthony, 1871-4 Portland
PK 1874-6 Casquets, 1876-8 Gunfleet, 1878-81 Orfordness, 1881-3 Portland, 1883-91- Anvil Point
Boyce was shown as Widower in 1861, so Elizabeth Amelia, 1843, Alderney, CHI,was presumably his second wife. Children: Helena & Florence Eva, 1869 & 1870, St Anthony-in-Roseland, CON. Cousin: Mary Mignott, 1856, Alderney, CHI.
Boyle, Owen IRL 1831 1861 Whitby
1871 Coquet
1881 Landguard
Nothing further known
Wife: Margaret, (1832 or 1836), IRL. Children: Mary Ann, 1857, St Just, CON; Owen, 1859, Hawsker, Whitby, YKS.
Brereton, Henry A. SFK 1868 Ipswich ES Sep 1889
1891 Not found
1901 Gunfleet
AK 1891-5 Casquets, 1895-7 Bardsey, 1897-1902 Gunfleet, 1902-3 Cromer, 1903-9 Gunfleet, 1909-10- Spurn Head
Wife: An Alice Brereton, 1871, Norwich, NFK, was at Harwich in 1901 [RG13/1699/51]. If this was Breretons wife, then Herbert A Forster, 1873, Norwich, NFK, was his brother-in-law.
Briggs, David SCT 1829 FIF 1861 Hurst
1871 Whitby
1881 Whitby
1891 North Foreland
Wife: Isabel(la), 1830, LKS, SCT. Children: David McAllister, 1859, Milford Haven, PEM; Margaret L, 1860, Milford/Hordle, HAM: Janet Tait, 1863; Jane Isabella & Ellen Margaret Hall, 1866 & 1868, Hawsker, Whitby, YKS. (Mother or mother-in-law): McAllister, 1803, SCT. Uncle: John William Fuller. 1808, Filey, YKS.
Briggs, David McAllister PEM 1859 Milford Haven ES Dec 1877
1881 Not found
1891 Start Point
1901 AK Pendeen
AK 1878-81 Skerries, 1881-2 Bardsey, 1882-1900 Start Point, 1900-2 Pendeen
PK 1902-10 Pendeen, 1910- Flamborough Head
9 Mar 1891 Mrs. Briggs witnessed the wreck of the s.s. Marana on the rocks below Start Point
Wife: Mary Jane, 1857, Hallsands, Stokenham, DEV. Children: David James & Winifred Mings & Olive McAllister, 1886 & 1888 & 1895, all Stokenham, DEV.
Brinkman, Alfred A/H LND 1873 Poplar 1901 Les Hanois; wife and child at Torteval, Guernsey, CHI [RG13/5317/112]
Brinkman does not appear in the 1910 Service List and may have left the Service
Wife: Ada, 1875, ENG. Child: Ada L, 1900, Torteval, Guernsey, CHI.
Britton, Edward Allen B. CON 1879 Penzance ES 1899
1901 South Stack
AK 3/1901 South Stack, 10/1901-10- Gunfleet
 
Brooks, Samuel FLN 1791 Gwespyr 1841 Point of Air
1851 Point of Air
Wife: Emma, 1807, (Mullan), DEN. Children: Mary & George & Francis, 1840 & 1845 & 1850, all Llanasa, FLN.]
Broom, George K. GLA 1843 Cardiff ES May 1861
1871 Orford
1881 Not found
AK 1861-4 Longships, 1864-77 Orfordness
PK 1877 Falkland Is.
Wife: Elizabeth, 1846, Orford, SFK. Child: George, 1866, Orford, SFK.
Broom, W.H. 1884 Nothing further known 1908- Longships
Brown, Alfred (KEN 1847 Sittingbourne or IRL 1847) ES Sep 1872
1881 Nash Point
1891 Anvil Point
1901 Maria, now widowed, was with dau Edith at St Peter Port, Guernsey, CHI [RG13/5319/69]
1873-4 Eddystone, 1874-9 Lundy, 1879-85 Nash Point, 1885-7 Les Hanois, 1887-91-Anvil Point
Wife: Marie, 1847, Guernsey, CHI. Child: Edith May, 1874, Plymouth, DEV.
Brown, George KEN 1819 Sittingbourne 1861 Nash Point
1871 Les Hanois, ashore in Torteval, Guernsey, CHI [RG10/5769/100]
1881 Orford
Wife: Mary Ann, 1816, Dublin, IRL. Children: George & Alfred, 1845 & 1847, Dublin, IRL; Edmund, 1850 Pater, Pembroke Dock, PEM.
Brown, George William IRL 1844 ES Oct 1865
1871 Visiting wifes parents at St Marys, Scilly Is, CON [RG10/2347/13]
1881 Hurst
1891 Southwold
1901 Lowestoft
AK 1866-8 Bishop Rock, 1868-71 Beachy Head, 1871-7 Falkland Is., 1877-86 Hurst
PK 12/1886-12/1886 Chapman, 12/1886-7 Maplin, 1887-8 Orfordness
Reduced to AK (he had been promoted out of turn) 1888-91 Southwold, 1891-4- St Agnes
Wife: Margaret S, 1840, St Marys, Scilly Isles, CON. Children: 1868 Scilly Is; Alfred R, 1870, Beachy Head, SSX; Edith Mary & Mabel & Edmund & James Stanley, 1872 & 1874 & 1875 & 1877, all Falkland Is; Lillian, 1880 Hordle, HAM. Parents-in-Law: Thomas Rogers, 1795, St Marys, Scilly Is, CON, & Elizabeth Rogers, 1801, St Marys, Scilly Is.
Brown, J.S. 1877 Nothing further known 1905-10- Beachy Head
Bryce - see also Boyce      
Bulmer - see also Balmer      
Burgess, F.J. 1881 Nothing further known 1905-12 Longships, 1912- St Bees
Burgess, William H. Cumberland 1874 St Bees ES Sep 1893
1901 Lizard
AK 1894-9 Wolf Rock, 1899-7/1900 Caldey, 7-12/1900 S. Bishop, 12/1900-1910 Lizard, 1910- Hunstanton
Wife: Jessie, 1874, Penzance, CON. Children: William & Alexandra, 1900 & 1901, Penzance, CON.
Burgesss father William was also Lighthousekeeper (q.v.)
Burgess, William R. NFK 1838 Gt Yarmouth ES Mar 1859
1861 Not found
1871 St Bees (A)
1881 South Stack (B)
1891 Trwyn Du (C)
1901 Retired and living at Gorleston, NFK [RG13/1815/51](D)
AK 1860-5 Skerries, 1865-6 South Stack, 1866-74 St Bees, 1874-7 Hartland Point
PK 1877-9 Plymouth Breakwater, 1879-90 South Stack, 1890-4- Trwyn Du
Wives: Mary Ann, 1841, Gt Yarmouth, NFK (A); Jane, (1847 or 1849), Aldeby, SFK (B-D). Children: William H, 1874, St Bees, CUL; George E, 1877 Hartland, DEV; Alice J, 1879 Plymouth, DEV; Frederick J & Agnes A & Alfred A, 1882 & 1888 & 1890, all Holyhead, AGY.
Campbell, James SCT 1802 Edinburgh 1841 Burnham
1851 PK Burnham
1861 PK Burnham
Campbell does not appear to have married. Sister Ann, 1804, Edinburgh, SCT.
Carpenter, George SFK 1853 Orford ES Nov 1872
1881 AK Coquet
1891 Coquet
1901 Portland Bill
AK 1873-7 Casquets, 1877-92 Coquet Is., 1892-8 Hunstanton; 1900-1902 Portland Bill
PK 1898-1900 Longstone, 1902-7 St Bees, 1907-11 Portland Bill, 1911- Anvil Point
Carpenter was reduced from PK to AK May 1900, but promoted to PK again in 1902
Wife: Mary Ann, 1851, Hurst or Hythe or Havant, HAM. Children: George Richard, 1876 Alderney, CHI; Henry Frederick, 1878 Poplar, LND; William Edward, 1880 Warkworth, NBL; Clara & John J & Walter & Hester M, 1883 & 1887 & 1890 & 1891, Amble, NBL
Carpenters father Michael was also a lighthousekeeper (q.v.)
Carpenter, Michael C. HAM. 1811 Exton 1841 AK Hurst
AK 1851 Orfordness
1861 AK Orfordness
1871 PK Orfordness
Wife: Emma Louisa, 1814, Poole, DOR. Children: John & Jane T & Elizabeth T & Mary L, 1836 & 1838 & 1840 & 1843, all Hordle, HAM; Amelia & George, 1846 & 1853, Orford, SFK (son George was also a lighthousekeeper (q.v.)). Mother-in-Law, Judith Troth, 1773, Poole, DOR, 1773 (Troth was the family name of a number of lighthouse keepers, (q.v.)) Carpenter's elder sister Amelia, baptised in Exton in Nov 1805, married keeper George Page, whose father John was a contemporary at Hurst (q.v.). Harriet Brinkley, Sudbourne, SFK, was visiting in 1861.
Chapman, H.H. 1887 Nothing further known 1910- Bardsey
Chapman, James KEN 1802 {1806} Gillingham 1841 North Foreland
1851 Coquet Island
1861 North Foreland
1871 On pension at Broadstairs, KEN [RG10/998/25]
1881 Still at Broadstairs on pension [RG11/991/13]
Wife: Sarah, 1811, Alverstoke, Gosport, HAM. Children: (R) & James, 1836 & 1839, Limehouse, MDX; Claire, 1840, Hurst Lighthouse, HAM; Bertha, 1843, Warkworth, NBL. Grandchildren: Nila Simpson & John Simpson, 1873 & 1876, Broadstairs, KEN; Jane Simpson & James Simpson, 1878 & 1880, Sunderland, DUR. Brother-in-Law: Silas Ablett, 1807, Gosport, HAM.
Charlton, Stanley J.W. LND 1860 Streatham 1881 Engine Driver at Preston, SSX [RG11/1100/61]
ES Oct 1887
1891 Second Engineer aboard Trinity House Tender Argus [RG12/339/90]
1901 ENG St Catherines
1893-6 Lizard, 1896-1910- St Catherines.
Charlton was unmarried in 1881; Wife: Sarah G, 1861, Brighton, SSX. Child: Dorothy, 1888, Brighton, SSX.
Chavner, John Joseph LND 1837 St Georges in the East, Shadwell ES Sep 1862
1871 Lundy
1881 Wolf Rock; wife and children at Penzance [RG11/2346/42]
1891 St Bees
1901 St Bees
AK 1862-3 Plymouth Breakwater, 1863-5 Eddystone, 6/1865-9/1865 Corton, 9/1865-9 Caldey, 1869-74 Lundy, 1874-81 Smalls
PK 1881-8 Wolf Rock, 1888-1901- St Bees
Wife: Phoebe, 1839, Burton, PEM. Children: Mary E, 1863, Liverpool, LAN; Rose Adelaide, 1865 Plymouth, DEV; Augusta Emily & Arthur W, 1867 & 1869, Caldey Is, PEM; John J, 1870, Lundy; Thomas Aquilla, 1871 Burton, PEM; William C & George Chapman & Florence Maud, 1876 & 1878 & 1880, New Milford, Neyland, PEM; Walter, 1887, Penzance, CON.
Chavner, William C. PEM 1874 Neyland ES Lightvessel Service Sep 1897; Lighthouse Service Nov 1898
Lightvessel Service 1897-8
1901 Ashore from South Bishop at Neyland, PEM [RG13/5126/45]
1900-6 South Bishop, 1906-9 Lundy, 1909- Smalls
Wife: Mary, 1881, Blackwall, MDX.
Cherrett, Charles MDX. 1877 Poplar ES Feb 1898
1901 Ashore with wife from Round Island at St Marys, Scilly Is, CON [RG13/2259/51]
AK 1899-1 Round Is., 1901-3 Gibraltar, 1903-8 Whitby, 1908-10- Longstone
Wife: Emily Martha, 1881, Lambeth, MDX.
Cherrett, Frederick G. LND 1880 Poplar ES Nov 1899
1901 SAK Spurn Head
AK 1901-8 Bull Point, 1908-10- Bideford
Cherrett was unmarried in 1901.
Christie, Duncan PER 1817 (Kilmaddock) 1871 ENG Dungeness
Nothing further known
Wife: Ann, 1822, Bromley (by Bow), MDX. Children: Jean, 1851, Bromley, MDX; Annie & Elizabeth, 1855 & 1857, Limehouse, MDX.
Christophers, George c1811 Not on AGY 1841 Trwyn Du
Nothing further known
Wife: Sarah, c1811, not AGY. Children: Georgiana & Susannah & John, 1834 & 1837 & 1838, none AGY; Sarah, 1839, AGY.
Clague, W. 1880 ES Mar 1900
1901-8 Les Hanois, 1908-10- Bull Point
Nothing further known
 
Clarke, William   1822 St Bees
Nothing further known
 
Claxton, Richard MDX. 1842 Shoreditch 1861 Spurn Head (prob. SAK)
Nothing further known
Claxton was unmarried in 1861.
Clay, John C. AGY 1873 Holyhead ES Oct 1893
1901 AK Bardsey
AK 1895-8 Casquets, 1898-1904 Bardsey, 1904-1910 Dungeness, 1911- N. Foreland
Wife: Julia A, 1878, Alderney, CHI. Children: John Hart & Thomas WL, 1900 (2), Bardsey, CAE. Sister-in-Law: Louisa A Mahaut, 1882, Alderney, CHI.
Clemens, John c1795 1841 Ashore at St Just, CON, merely described as Lightkeeper [HO107/144/9/52]
Clemens was possibly a Lightvessel crewman
Nothing further known
Wife: Honor, c1789, CON.
Clouston, Joseph OKI 1806 Stromness 1841 Clouston not found but wife and children at Stromness, OKI [ED7]
1851 Tynemouth
1861 Ann Clouston, now widowed, was with her children at Tynemouth, NBL [RG9/3843/20]
Wife: Ann, 1807, Stromness, OKI. Children: Ann & Joseph & John, 1836 & 1839 & 1840, all Stromness, OKI; Margaret (Flett) Clouston, 1845, Burnham, SOM.
Cock, William DEV 1808 Plymouth 1841 Not found
1851 Cock not found but wife and children apparently at Plymouth, DEV [HO107/1879/513]
1861 Longships [not enumerated]; Wife not found but daughters in Trinity buildings at Sennen, CON [RG9/1599/73]
1871 Mucking
Wife born Plymouth, DEV (d. by 1871). Children: Matilda & Louisa, 1838 & 1850, Plymouth, DEV (other children if 1851 entry at Plymouth correct: Charlotte & James & Frederick & Mary A, 1832 & 1835 & 1840 & 1843, all Plymouth, DEV). Grandchild: Charlotte (D or RV) Cocks, 1858, Sennen, CON
Cock, William DEV 1829 Plymouth 1861 Not found
1871 Bishop Rock
1881 Portland Bill
1884 Died at Great Castle Head aged 55 years
Wife: Martha A, 1827, Walwyns Castle, Haverfordwest, PEM.
Colby, Nathaniel SFK 1809 Kirkley (Lowestoft) 1851 Lowestoft
1861Fish Merchant at Lowestoft [RG9/1186/99]
Wife: Margaret, 1810, Kirkley, SFK.
Coleman, Frank A. SRY 1863 Kingston 1891 Les Hanois
AK 1887-8 Wolf Rock, 1888-92 Les Hanois
Coleman was unmarried in 1891 and he left the service in April 1892 to join the Hong Kong Lighthouse Service.
Colerein, William HAM 1811 Hythe 1841 Needles
1851 Beachy Head
1861 Not found
1871 Not found
1881 Elizabeth, now widowed, was with son Edward at Harwich St Nicholas, ESS
Wife: Elizabeth, 1821, N Yarmouth, NFK. Children: William & Benjamin & Edward & Edwin, 1840 & 1841 & 1844 & 1846, Needles, IOW; Louisa & , 1847 & 1851, Beachy Head. Sister: Emma Colerein, 1831, IOW.
Colerein(e) or Colrein, Thomas 1827 1851 Casquets, Alderney, CHI [HO107/2531/479]
1861 Fisherman at Flamborough, YKS [RG9/3613/107]
1871 Fisherman at Flamborough, YKS [RG10/4812/93]
Wife: Ann, 1833, Flamborough, YKS. Children: Sarah A, 1853, Alderney, CHI; Mary E & William & Hannah & Ellen, 1862 & 1864 & 1866 & 1869, all Flamborough, YKS.
Comben, Christopher DOR 1755 Portland Bill Nothing further known The Comben family provided keepers at Portland Bill, DOR, for several generations.
Comben, Christopher Byatt DOR 1777 Portland Bill 1851 Portland Bill
Nothing further known
Comben was widowed by 1851.
The Comben family provided keepers at Portland Bill, DOR, for several generations.
Comben, Christopher (DOR) 1781 (Portland Bill) Nothing further known The Comben family provided keepers at Portland Bill, DOR, for several generations.
Comben, Christopher B. DOR 1852 Portland ES Jan 1871
1871 Souter Point
1881 Not found
1891 AK Dovercourt
1901 Not found
AK 1872-6 Maplin, 1876-7 S. Foreland, 1877-82 Basses, 1882-3 St Bees, 1883-6 Longstone, 1886-91 Cromer, 1891-3 Dovercourt, 1893-4 Gibraltar, 9-11/1894 Plymouth Breakwater
PK 1894- Farne
Comben was unmarried in 1871 and 1891
Comben, Richard DOR 1825 Portland 1851 Quarryman at Portland, DOR [HO107/1857/472]
1861 AK Trevose Head
1871 Plymouth Breakwater (Wife not found)
1881 Cromer
Wife: Mary Ann, 1825, Portland, DOR. Children: Anna & Christopher, 1852 & 1853 Portland, DOR; Marina M, 1856, (Padstow or St Merryn), CON; Richard, 1858 St Merryn, CON: Sophia Charlotte, 1862, Happisburgh, NFK.
Comben, Richard DOR (1792 or 1796) Portland Bill 1818 Portland Bill
1841 Portland Bill
1851 PK Portland Bill
Wife: Ann, (1796 or 1801), Children: (Agnes/Ann) & Sally & Christopher & Philippa & Elizabeth, 1826 & c1826 & c1828 & 1832 & 1838, all Portland Bill, DOR. Grandchild: Richard C Pepperell, 1849, Portland, DOR.
The Comben family provided keepers at Portland Bill, DOR, for several generations.
Comben, Richard J. DOR 1866 Weymouth ES Jan 1885
1891 Ashore from Longstone at North Sunderland, NBL [RG12/4266/93]
1901 South Foreland
AK 1887-92 Longstone, 1892-8 Coquet Is., 1898-1902 South Foreland, 1902-6 Portland Breakwater, 1906-11 Portland Bill, 1911-1913- Spurn Head
Wife: Helena, 1868, Falmouth, CON. Children: Richard Edward, 1890, Seahouses, North Sunderland, NBL; Eleanor, 1892, Swanage, DOR; Dorothy, 1898, St Margaret at Cliffe, KEN.
The Comben family provided keepers at Portland Bill, DOR, for several generations.
Comben, Robert (DOR 1786 Portland) 1841 Portland Bill
1851 Portland Bill
Wife: Mary, Children: Christopher & Jane, 1781 & 1791,
The Comben family provided keepers at Portland Bill, DOR, for several generations.
Comben, Robert DOR 1793 Portland 1851 Portland Bill Sisters: Mary and Jane Comben, 1786 & 1787, both spinsters born Portland, DOR.
Comben, Samuel Not SSX c1811 1841 Beachy Head
Nothing further known
Wife: Mary, c1811, not SSX. Children: Ann & Christopher, 1835 & 1837, not SSX; Edward & Maria, 1839 & 1840, SSX.
Comben, William R. CON 1858 Trevose Hd. 1881 Dungeness
1891 Outfitter at Cromer, NFK [RG12/1511/99]
Comben was unmarried in 1881; Wife: Edith, 1863, Norwich, NFK. Combens father appears to have been the Richard Comben at Trevose Head in 1858 (q.v.).
Cook, Arthur E. NFK 1875 Gt.Yarmouth ES Oct 1894
1901 AK South Bishop
1897-9 Bishop Rock, 11/1899-12/1899 Flatholm, 12/1899-1900 Lizard, 1900-3 South Bishop, 1903- Nash Point
Retired 1936. Died 3 Jan 1958
Cook was unmarried in 1901.
Coombe, Abraham Bolitho CON 1878 Penzance 1901 South Stack
1907 Storekeeper at Holyhead
9/1916 Storekeeper at Harwich
Coombe was unmarried in 1901.
Cooper, George William NFK 1850 Gt.Yarmouth ES Feb 1868
1871 Ashore from Plymouth Breakwater [RG10/2115/7]
1881 Happisburgh
1891 AK Happisburgh
1901 Southwold
AK 1869-74 Plymouth Breakwater, 1874-80 Whitby, 1880-91 Happisburgh
PK 1891-4 Eddystone, 1894- Plymouth Breakwater
Wife: Tryphena Jane, 1849, Hemsby, NFK. Children: Jane & George & Percival & Llewellyn, 1870 & 1873 & 1875 & 1878, all Plymouth, DEV; Elizabeth Elsie, 1880, Whitby, YKS; Oliver Cyril & Stanley & Kenneth Alec, 1885 & 1888 & 1890, all Happisburgh, NFK.
Core, James SCT 1843 LKS ES Apr 1872
ENG 1881 Lizard
1891 ENG Lizard
1901 ENG South Foreland
ENG 1872-9 S. Foreland, 1879-93 Lizard, 1893-1901- S. Foreland
Core was unmarried in 1871; Wife: Anna Lithgow, 1848, PEE. Children: Mary Jane & David, 1876 & 1878, St Margarets, KEN; Isabella & Margaret & James & Thomas Boyce & Anna, 1880 & 1883 & 1885 & 1888 & 1890, all Landewednack, CON. Sister-in-Law: Mary Lithgow, 1850, SCT. Henry Lithgow, 1852, SCT, was visiting in 1901.
Cotter, Joseph J.H. NFK 1876 Gt.Yarmouth ES Apr 1895
1901 AK Ashore at Sennen, CON, from Longships [RG13/2258/78]
AK 1898-1902 Longships, 1902-6 St Agnes, 1906-7 Trevose Head, 1907-10- Lizard
Cotter was unmarried in 1901. Parents: Edmund Dennis Cotter, 1840, Barking ESS, & Pamela Cotter, 1841, Welbourne, NFK.
Father, Edmund Dennis, was a lamplighter in the Light Vessel Service who went on to become Master of the Cork lightvessel. Brother Walter DD, 1871, Gt Yarmouth, NFK, was also a lightvessel man, who served in the Shambles and Calshot LVs.
Cotter, Spencer William NFK 1879 Gt.Yarmouth (d. May 1959) ES Apr 1898
1901 Bishop Rock
AK 1899-1901 Bishop Rock, 1901-5 Round Island, 1905-10 Nash Point, 1910- W. Usk. Also served at Pendeen at unknown date; last station Lizard.
Cotter was unmarried in 1901. Parents: Edmund Dennis Cotter, 1840, Barking ESS, & Pamela Cotter, 1841, Welbourne, NFK.
Father, Edmund Dennis, was a lamplighter in the Light Vessel Service who went on to become Master of the Cork lightvessel. Brother Walter DD, 1871, Gt Yarmouth, NFK, was also a lightvessel man, who served in the Shambles and Calshot LVs.
Cottle, Thomas   1916 Mumbles
Nothing further known
 
Counter, William (Youlong) DEV 1857 Plymouth ES Apr 1877
1881 Spurn Head
1891 Portland Bill (A)
1901 AK Spurn Head (B)
AK 1878-81 Longstone, 1881-2 Spurn Head, 1882-4 Basses, 1884-94 Portland Bill, 1894-1902 Spurn Head
PK 1902-5 Coquet Is., 1905-7 Spurn Head, 1907-10 Farne Is., 1910- Bull Point, Pensioned Apr 1920
Counter was unmarried in 1881. Wives: Martha, 1861, Kilnsea, YKS (A); Emma Maud Mary, 1853, Easington, YKS (B). Children: 1881 Plymouth, DEV; William Graham, 1886, Portland, DOR; Thomas Albert, 1897, Withernsea, YKS; Alfred Henry, 1900, Kilnsea, YKS. Sister: Kathleen Counter, 1881, Plymouth, DEV.
Crask, William D. NFK 1846 Wells ES May 1867
1871 Ashore with wife and children from Gunfleet at Harwich [RG10/1680/87]
1881 Ashore from Wolf Rock at Penzance, CON [RG11/2347/69]
1891 Not found ? Gibraltar
AK 1868-74 Gunfleet, 1874-76 St Bees, 1876-84 Wolf Rock, 1884-8 Basses, 1888-91 Wolf Rock
PK 1891-4- Gibraltar
Wife: Louisa Jane, 1846, Wells, NFK (d. by 1881). Children: William, 1869, Dovercourt, ESS; Edwin, 1870, Harwich, ESS.
Credland, John P. DEV 1849, Topsham 1871 Dungeness Credland was unmarried in 1871.
Cumming(s), Richard DEV 1813 Plymouth 1851 Cumming was not enumerated at the Eddystone but his wife and family were in Plymouth, DEV [HO107/1878/324]
1861 St Catherines
1871 St Catherines
1881 Retired and living at Sandown, IOW [RG11/1183/39]
Wife: Jane, (1811 or 1813), Peter Tavy, Tavistock, DEV. Children: Mary A, (1844 or 1847), Lowestoft, SFK; Jane, 1849 Happisburgh, NFK.
Curnow, Paul CON 1852 St Ives Sep 1873
1881 Not found
1891 Lizard
1901 Not found
AK 1874-6 Longstone, 1876-7 Lizard, 1877-82 Great Basses, 1882-9 Dungeness, 1885-9 Dungeness, 1889-95 Lizard
PK 1895- Gibraltar
Wife: Mary Ellen, 1858, Landewednack, CON. Children: Sydney John & Emma, 1885 & 1886, Dungeness, KEN.
Cuthbertson, Thomas T. NBL. 1875 Seahouses ES Mar 1901
1901 Ashore with parents at Seahouses, NBL [RG13/4843/88]
1901 Coquet Is., 1908 Whitby
Cuthbertson was unmarried in 1901. Parents: Thomas Cuthbertson, Trinity Boatman, 1846, Embleton, NBL, & Mary Jane Cuthbertson, 1850, Seahouses, NBL.
Cutting, Thomas G. NFK 1857 Gt.Yarmouth ES Jan 1880
1881 SAK Nash
1891 Eddystone not found but wife at Plymouth Charles, DEV [RG12/1728/60]
1901 St Catherines
AK 1882-5 Les Hanois, 1885-9 Nash Point, 1889-94 Eddystone, 1894-7 Plymouth Breakwater, 1897-1907 St Catherines
PK 1907 Flatholm, 1910- Pendeen
Wife: Elizabeth G, 1864, Guernsey, CHI. Children: Thomas G & Laura, 1884 & 1885, Guernsey, CHI; Alice G & Herbert J, 1887 & 1888, Marcross, GLA; Walter G/H & Zoe & Eva, 1890 & 1893 & 1897, all Plymouth, DEV; Isaac H, 1900, Niton, IOW.
Cutting, Thomas Henry ESS 1837 Harwich ES Aug 1858
1861 Happisburgh
1871 Happisburgh
1881 Inner Fern
1891 PK Dovercourt
AK 1858-60 Casquets, 1860-73 Happisburgh, 1873-4 Whitby
PK 1874-7 Longstone, 1877-88 Farne, 1888-9 Landguard, 1889-94- Dovercourt
Wife: Hannah (nee Gaze), 1837, Gt Yarmouth, NFK. Children: Alice Gaze & Thomas George & Isaac Henry, 1856 & 1857 & 1859, all Gt Yarmouth, NFK; Laura Jane, 1860, Happisburgh, NFK. Mother-in-Law: Hannah Gaze, 1806, Runham, NFK.
Cutting, Thomas W. NFK 1854 Gt.Yarmouth ES Mar 1875
1881 Dungeness
1891 South Foreland
1901 Trinity House Clerk & Storekeeper at Ramsgate, KEN [RG13/820/134]
AK 1876-8 Longships, 1878-9 Lizard, 1879-89 Dungeness, 1889-94- S. Foreland, 1898-1910- Storekeeper at Ramsgate
Wife: Rhoda, 1858, Bovey Tracey, DEV. Children: Thomas Herbert, 1879, Landewednack, CON; Rhoda E, 1880, Penmon, AGY; Joseph EJ, 1885, Dungeness, KEN. Catherine Hall, 1858, Ramsgate, KEN, was visiting in 1901.
Dale, Alfred ESS 1864 Orsett ES Aug 1889<1891 South Foreland
1901 Cromer
AK 1891-4 Bishop Rock, 1894-9 Orfordness, 1899-1900 Dovercourt, 1900-1 Cromer, 1901-6 S. Foreland, 1906-7 Lizard, 1907-10- Mucking
PK 1911 Dungeness
Dale was unmarried in 1891: Wife: Rowena, 1868, St Margarets, KEN.
Dale, David Richard J. ESS 1856 Harwich ES Jan 1877
1881 Souter Point
1891 Spurn Head
1901 Ashore from Lundy at Neyland, PEM [RG13/5126/16]
AK 1878-9 Longstone, 1879-86 Souter Point, 1886-91 Spurn Head, 1891-7 Lizard, 1897-1903 Lundy
PK 1903-7 Smalls, 1907- South Bishop
Wife: Elizabeth Mary, 1856, Lamesley, DUR. Children: Isabella Maria & James Henry & Elizabeth Mary, 1880 & 1882 & 1887, all Whitburn, DUR; Hilda L, 1896, The Lizard, CON.
Dale, William ESS 1834 Mucking 1871 Mucking
1881 Flatholm
PK 1891 Hartland Point
1901 On pension at Mucking, ESS [RG13/1662/35]
Wife: Eliza Annie, 1834, Orsett, ESS. Children: Alfred, 1865 Orsett, ESS; Francis, 1866, Kilnsea, YKS
Danes, G.E. 1884 ES Jan 1907
1909-10- Chapman
Nothing further known
 
Daniel, James ESS 1848 Harwich 1871 Needles (Wife not found)
1881 Not found
 
Daniels, Daniel G. CAE 1821 Aberdaron 1841 Start Point
1851 Nash Point
1861 Nash Point
1871 West Usk
1881 On pension at Graig, MON [RG11/5269/66]
Daniels was apparently unmarried in 1841; Wife: Mary, 1817, Marcross, GLA. Children: Griffith R & Richard C & Elizabeth & Tabitha, 1849 & 1850 & 1852 & 1858, Marcross, GLA.
Darling, Robert Berwickshire 1746 Duns   Wife born 1744
Darling, Robert NBL 1846 Longstone Is, Farne Is ES Oct 1872
1881 Souter Point
1891 Souter Point
1901 Darling was enumerated twice, at the Longstone lighthouse and with his family at South Shields, DUR [RG13/4731/20]
1873-94- Souter Point
Wife: Isabella, 1854, Lamesley, Ravensworth, DUR. Children: Jane & Isabella (m. Thompson) & James B & William, 1875 & 1877 & 1880 & 1886, all Marsden, Whitburn, DUR. Son-in-Law: Thomas Thompson, 1881, Newcastle, NBL.
Darling, William NBL 1786 Belford 1841 Longstone
1812-26 Inner Farne, 1826-60 Longstone
Wife: Thomasin, 1774, Bamburgh, NBL (d. by 1851). Children: Thomasin, 1808, Bamburgh, NBL; Mary Ann & Grace: c1816 & c1821, NBL. Grandchild: Georgiana (Carse), 1840, Bamburgh, NBL.
William Darling and his daughter Grace were notable for the rescue of nine crewmen from the Forfarshire off the Farne Islands in 1838.
Darling, William NBL 1806 Bamburgh 1841 Not found
1851 Coquet Is
1861 Longstone
1871 Not found
Wife: Ann, 1812, (Newham or Bamburgh), NBL. Children; William C & Job H, 1840 & 1841, Alnwick, NBL; Grace H & James, 1844 & 1846, (Newham or Bamburgh), NBL; Robert, 1852, Newcastle, NBL; William, 1854, Warkworth, NBL.
Darling, William NBL 1853 Coquet Is. ES Aug 1874
1881 Visiting at Seahouses, NBL [RG11/5127/33]
1891 Whitby
1901 Hartland Point
1857AK 1875-7 Smalls, 1877-85 Farne Is., 1885-98 Whitby
PK 1898-9 Wolf Rock, 1899-1903 Hartland Point, 1903- Whitby
Wife: Fanny Isabella, 1857, Pembroke Dock, PEM.
Darling, William Brooks NBL 1818 Farne Is 1841 Longstone
1844-7 Bamburgh/Longstone/Farne Is, NBL.
1851 Longstone
1861 Coquet Is
1871 Not found
Wife: Jane, 1817, Dean Bridge Gate, Felton, NBL. Children: William Swan, 1842, Lesbury, NBL; Job & Robert, 1844 & 1846, Longstone, Farne Is, NBL; ; William (B) & George A & Thomasin, 1849 & 1852 & 1856, all North Sunderland, NBL. Niece: Grace Darling, 1848, Alnwick, NBL.
Davidge, James HAM 1857 Portsmouth ES Apr 1878
1881 South Bishop; Wife at Pembroke St Mary, PEM, with her parents [RG11/5412/49]
1891 Lizard
1901 Ashore from Maplin at Cann Hall, Leytonstone, ESS [RG13/1609/9]
AK 1879-1883 South Bishop, 1883-91 Lizard, 1891-1906 Maplin
PK 1906- Maplin
Wife: Sarah E (nee Gould), 1858, Pembroke Dock, PEM. ?Child: Elizabeth, 1875, Poplar, MDX. Mother: Jemima Davidge, 1836, Portsmouth, HAM. Sister: Elizabeth Davidge, 1875, Poplar, LND. Parents-in-Law: David & Elizabeth Gould, dates and places of birth not known.
Davies - see also Davis      
Davies, A.E. 1880 ES Apr 1901
1902-3 Farne Is., 1903-8 Longstone, 1908- Whitby
 
Davies or Davis, George Edward BRK 1850 Waltham St Lawrence 1871 Longstone
1881 Davies had left the service and was Station Master in Camborne, CON [RG11/2334/78]
Wife: Ellen B, 1852, Stepney, MDX. Children: George Edward & Agnes H & Charles J & Clara E, 1874 & 1876 & 1878 & 1880, all Caversham, (OXF/BRK).
Davies, John CON 1799 Paul 1841 & 1851 Not found
1861 Penzance, CON
Wife: 1799, Madron, CON. Child: Catherine, 1836, Penzance, CON.
Davies, John E.G. PEM 1864 Pembroke Dock ES Nov 1896
1901 Lizard
1908 S. Foreland
Davies was among the first four 'Engineers at electric stations'.
Davies was already widowed by 1901
Davies, W. GLA 1875 Nash Point ES Nov 1894
1901 Start Point
AK 1898-1900 Round Is., 1900-1- Start
Wife: Edith, 1875, Helston, CON.
Davies or Davis, Walter PEM 1867 Pembroke Dock ES Nov 1889
1891 Bishop Rock
1901 Godrevy
3/1891 Bishop Rock, 11/1891-5 Eddystone, 1895-9 Trevose Head, 1899-1901 Godrevy, 1901-4 Souter Point, 1904-6 Orfordness, 1906- Bishop Rock
Davies was unmarried in 1891; Wife: Anne, 1865, Dedham, ESS. Children: Alfred Ernest & Frank Edward, 1894 & 1895, Plymouth, DEV; Edwin, 1898, (St Mellion), CON. Mother-in-Law: Emma E Double, 1827, LND.
Davies, William PEM 1824 Solva, St Davids 1851 Not found
1861 Bardsey
1871 Davies, described as lightkeeper, and his family were in Llanstadwell, PEM [RG10/5521/42]
1881 Ashore from St Tudwals with his family in Abererch, Pwllheli, CAE [RG11/5556/17].
Wife: Ann, 1819, Solva, St Davids, PEM. Children: William & Ann & Jane & Elizabeth, 1847 & 1851 (2) & 1853, Milford, PEM; Mary A, 1856, Bardsey.
Davies, William PEM 1847 Hakin, Oberson 1871 AK Spurn Head
1881 Ashore at Torteval, Guernsey, CHI [RG11/5632/37]
Wife: Melina, 1847, Great Yarmouth, NFK (d. by 1881). Children: Melina, 1873, Kilnsea,, YKS: Mary Jane, 1875 Torteval, Guernsey, CHI; William, 1876, Marcross, GLA. Sister: Anne Davies, 1848, Oberson, PEM.
Davis - see also Davies      
Davis, Edwin Lewis Scilly Isles 1814 St Agnes 1841 St Agnes (A)
1851 St Agnes; 1851 Wife and two children were visiting at Seavington St Abbott, DOR [HO 107/1927/42] (B)
1861 St Agnes (C)
1871 St Agnes (D)
1881 St Agnes (E)
1891 On pension at Penzance, CON [RG12/1858/42]
(Wives): (Jane, c1821, CON (A)); Martha, 1825, Seavington St Mary, SOM (d. by 1891) (B-E). Children: William L & Mary J & Thomas L & Edwin L & Sarah E & Jemima & (James/John) Hutchings & Thirza & Charles R & Eliza & Eva & Emma & Samuel James & Martha Mary & Alberta Sarah & Lewis Edwin, 1839 & 1840 & 1841 & 1843 & 1845 & 1846 & 1849 & 1850 & 1852 & 1853 & 1855 & 1858 & 1859 & 1860 & 1864 & 1867, all St Agnes, Scilly Is, CON. Parents-in-Law: Samuel Hutchings, 1786, Dinnington, SOM, & Sarah, 1789, (Swell, SOM).
Davis, Samuel J. Scilly Isles 1859 St Agnes ES 3/1878
1881 Casquets
1891 Bardsey
1901 AK Holyhead Breakwater
AK 1879-82 Casquets; 1882-93 Bardsey; 1893-4 Skerries; 1894-1903 Holyhead Breakwater
PK 1903-9 Holyhead Breakwater; 1909-Lynmouth Foreland
Davis was unmarried in 1881: Wife Mary D, 1861, Hubberston, Milford Haven, PEM. Children: Esther M & Alberta M, 1886 & 1888, Aberdaron, CAE.
Davis, William Legg CON 1838 St Agnes, Scilly Is ES Mar 1859
1861 Not found
1871 Dovercourt
1881 Mucking
1901 West Usk
AK 1859-62 Gunfleet, 1862-6, Portland Bill, 1866-76 Dovercourt
PK 1876-9 Smalls, 1879-80 Orfordness, 1880-4 Mucking, 1884-7 Gt. Castle Head, 1887-8 Maplin, 1888-91 Chapman, 1891-4- W. Usk
Wife: Elizabeth, 1838, Harwich, ESS (d. by 1901). Children: Elizabeth Jane &, 1864 & 1866, Portland, DOR; Edwin (Broom or Proom), 1872 Dovercourt, ESS (N.B. Members of the Proom family were lighthousekeepers q.v.)
Davison, Charles David CHI 1859 Alderney 1881 Flatholm
Nothing further known
Davison was unmarried in 1881.
Father Mark Davison was also Lighthousekeeper (q.v.)
Davison, Mark Joseph MDX 1827 Clerkenwell 1861 St Catherines
1871 St Catherines
1881 Not foound
Wife: Mary Ann, 1830, Clerkenwell, MDX. Children: Mary Ann & Mark Joseph & Elizabeth & Henry Thomas, 1849 & 1850 & 1852 & 1854, all Clerkenwell, MDX; Charles David, 1859, Alderney, CHI; George Alfred, 1860. Niton, IOW (Son Charles David was also a Lighthousekeeper). Henry Pullen, 1853, Ripley, SRY, was visiting in 1861.
Dilling, James DEV 1791 Crediton 1841 Eddystone
1851 Happisbugh
1861 Happisburgh
Wife: Mary or Maria, 1791, Okehampton, DEV. Children: James & John & Emma & (Sarah or Samuel), c1823 & 1828 & 1829 & 1831, all Plymouth, DEV. Grandchild: Elizabeth Worth, 1845, Plymouth, DEV.
Dunn, Henry LND 1814 Westminster 1841 Orfordness
1861 Portland Bill
1871 North Foreland
Wife: Anna M, (1814 or 1816), St Johns, Newfoundland.
Dunsford, George H. PEM (1856 or 1858) Freshwater East 1881 Dunsford was a telegraph clerk in Dale, PEM
ES Feb 1882
1891 Bishop Rock
1901 St Anns Head
AK 1885-91 Bishop Rock, 1891-4 Flatholm, 1894-1909 St Anns Head
PK 1909- Nash
Wife: Alice Maria, 1861, Happisburgh, NFK. Children: Alice Jane & William David, 1888 & 1890, St Marys, Scilly Is, CON. Parents: Coastguard William Dunsford, 1848, Saltash, CON, & Jane Dunsford, 1832, Calstock, CON.
Eadington, Thomas NBL 1805 Embleton 1841 Caldey
1851 Caldey
1861 On pension and visiting daughter Isabella and her husband at Pembroke St Mary, PEM [RG9/4157/3]; Sons John and Thomas both apprentices at St Mary Tenby, PEM [RG9/4153/37]
Wife: Isabella, 1813, Bamburgh, NBL Children: Margaret & Isabella (m. Lee) & Mary & Elizabeth & Thomas & Ellen & John & Eleanor & Florence, 1836 & 1837 & 1839 & 1842 & 1843 & 1848 & 1848 & 1855, all Caldey Is, PEM. Son-in-Law: Charles Lee, 1831, Carmarthen.
Ebben, William LND 1840 Islington 1861 AK Orford
1871 Hurst
1881 Not found
1891 Caldey; Wife and daughter with mother-in-law at Enfield, MDX [RG12/1087/43]
1901 On pension at Enfield, MDX [RG13/1271/82]
Wife: Julia, 1843, Plymouth. DEV. Children; Julia & Alice, 1862 & 1864, Orford, SFK, William, 1868, Plymouth, DEV; Florence & Frederick H, 1870 & 1872, Hurst Castle, Hordle, HAM; Matilda P, (1875 or 1877), Plymouth, DEV; Elizabeth R, 1879, Caldey Is, PEM. Mother: Elizabeth A Ebben, 1815, Hadham, HRT. Daughter-in-Law: Minnie (wife of Frederick), 1875, Enfield, MDX. Grandchild: Doris, 1900, Manor Park, ESS.
Eddy, Richard CON 1819 St Just 1851 Longships
1861 Tynemouth
1871 Margaret Eddy, now widowed, was at Tynemouth, NBL [RG10/5119/49]
Wife: Margaret, 1824, St Levan, CON. Children: Richard & Henry & William & James, 1848 & 1849 & 1850 & 1854, St Just, CON.
Edmond, John G. PEM 1857 Pembroke Dock 1881 Whitby
1891 Storekeeper at the Blackwall depot [RG12/329/17]
1901 Storekeeper at Blackwall [RG13/355/155]
1885-1910- Storekeeper at Blackwall
Wife: Mary A, 1857, Pembroke Dock, PEM.
Edwards, Anthony PEM 1879 Marloes 1901 SAK Round Island
Edwards did not appear in the 1910 Service List and had probably not remained in the Service.
 
Edwards, Charles SRY 1806 Wandsworth 1841 Avonmouth
1851 Avonmouth
1861 Avonmouth
1871 Avonmouth
1891 Not found
Wife: Caroline, 1810, Rotherhithe, LND. Children: Catherine, (1835 or 1837 or 1841), Bromley by Bow, Poplar, MDX: Mary Ann, 1844, Shirehampton, GLS.
Eggett, Thomas H. NFK 1845 Gt.Yarmouth ES Jun 1870
1871 Apparently not enumerated at the Eddystone but family in Plymouth, DEV [RG10/2122/40]
1881 Winterton
1891 Winterton
1901 Mucking
AK 1870-4 Eddystone, 1874-6 Plymouth Breakwater, 1876-8 Orfordness, 1878-93 Winterton
PK 1893-4-
Wife: Ann, 1847, Belton, SFK. Children: Henry, 1870, Harwich, ESS; Frederick & Charles W, 1873 & 1875 Plymouth, DEV; Ellen M, 1877, Orfordness, SFK.
Elgar, Arthur E. HAM 1838 Milford/Lymington ES Jan 1864
1871 Trevose Head
1881 Hunstanton
1891
1901 On pension at Stokenham, DEV [RG13/2078/11]
AK 1864-6 South Bishop, 1866-70 Coquet, 1870-4 Trevose Head, 1874-82 Hunstanton
PK 1882-4 Eddystone, 1884-92 Plymouth Breakwater, 1892-4- Start Point
Wife: Violet, 1843, Winterton, NFK. Children: Elizabeth V & Annie B, 1865 & 1868, Winterton, NFK; 1870 Amble; Jane S, 1870 Amble, NBL; Beatrice C, 1872 Trevose, CON: Marion B, 1874, Poplar, MDX; Florence A, 1880 Hunstanton, NFK.
Ellis, Francis Scilly Is. 1817 Tresco 1861 Mary Ellis, described as Mariners Wife, was on Tresco with her daughter Mary Ann [RG9/1600/68]
1871 Les Hanois: wife and child at Torteval, Guernsey, CHI [ RG10/5769/100]
1881 Ellis was retired and living on Tresco, Scilly Is, CON [RG11/2352/49]
Wife: Mary, 1811, Tresco, Scilly Is, CON. Child: Mary Ann, 1847, Tresco, Scilly Is, CON.
Ellis, John Francis CON 1842 Tresco, Scilly Is ES Mar 1865
1871 South Foreland
1881 St Tudwals
1891 Gunfleet
1901 PK Beachy Head
AK 1866-7 Maplin, 3/1867 Paris Exhibition, 1867-70 Dungeness, 1870-6 S. Foreland, 1876-81 St Tudwals, 1881-4 Great Basses, 1884-6 St Anthony
PK 1886-88 Chapman, 1888-91 Gunfleet, 1891-4- Chapman
Wife: Mary J, 1843, Streatham, SRY. (d. by 1901). Children: Eliza J, 1867, Poplar, LND; Ursula & William & Thomas, 1869 & 1870 (2), Dungeness, KEN; J.F. & Elizabeth, 1872 & 1874, South Foreland, KEN; Sarah Emily, 1877 Pwllheli, CAE; Ethel May, 1889, Canning Town, LND. Son-in-Law: Albert Brereton, 1875, Hanley, STS. Nephew: William C Mumford, 1856, Scilly Is, CON.
Ellis, John Lakey Scilly Isles 1858 Tresco ES 1876
1881 South Stack
1891 Round Island; Wife and family at St Marys, Scilly Is, CON [RG12/1862/10]
1901 Souter Point
1910 Superannuated
AK 1877-9 Eddystone, 1879-89 South Stack, 1889-98 Round Island, 1898-1901 Souter Point
PK 1901-3 Smalls, 1903-10 Lundy
Wife: Margaret, 1852, Holyhead, AGY. Children: Rosa & Edith M & Elizabeth M & Martin W & John M; 1880 & 1882 & 1884 & 1885 & 1886, all South Stack, Holyhead, AGY. (Stepchildren: Mary Grono & Francis Grono, 1876 & 1877, Holyhead, AGY)
Elliston, Richard E. IOM 1849 Ramsay ES Dec 1876
1881 South Foreland
1891 Plymouth Breakwater not enumerated but wife and child in Plymouth, DEV [RG12/1728/14]
1901 AK Beachy Head
AK 1877-9 Bishop Rock, 1879-86 S. Foreland, 1886-92 Plymouth Breakwater, 1892-1902 Beachy Head
PK 2/1902-11/1902 Bardsey, 1902-3 Bideford, 1903- Beachy Head
Elliston was unmarried in 1881; Wife: Ellen, 1855, Scilly Is, CON. Child: (William Richard/Richard William), 1890, Plymouth, DEV. Mother: Thomasina Elliston, 1815, St Marys, Scilly Is, CON (with him at South Foreland in 1881).
Erdington - see also Eadington      
Evans, Francis James PEM 1860 Milford Haven ES Feb 1879
1881 AK Bishop Rock
1891 Nash Point
1901 Bideford
AK 1880-4 Bishop Rock, 1884-6 Longstone, 1846-92 Nash, 1892-1900 Godrevy, 1900-5 Bideford
PK 1905-7 Flatholm, 1907-10- Smalls
Evans was unmarried in 1881; Wife: Charlotte Ann, 1875, Souter Point Lighthouse, DUR. Children: Francis John & Charles Gentry, 1899 & 1900, St Ives, CON. Evans wife was daughter of Lighthousekeeper John Gentry (q.v.)
Evans, John PEM 1816 Whitchurch, Solva 1841 Not found
1851 South Bishop
1861 With wife Sarah and family at Hubberston, PEM [RG9/4161/8](A)
1871 Elizabeth Emily Evans, now widowed, was at Hubberston, PEM, with the family [RG10/5523/29](B)
Wives: Sarah, 1812, St Davids, PEM (A); Elizabeth Emily, 1843, St Davids, PEM (B). Children: Elizabeth Emily & Mary Ann, 1843 & 1846, St Davids, PEM; James, 1851, Hubberston, PEM; Herbert William & (Rosaling) Jane & (Clar) Ann, 1864 & 1866 & 1869, all Hakin, PEM. Grandchild: Elizabeth Emily, 1870, Hakin, PEM. Jane Martel, 1824, Solva, Pem, was visiting in 1861.
Evans, John CAE 1862 Bangor 1891 AK Holyhead Breakwater
Nothing further known
 
Evans, Richard PEM 1840 Milford Haven ES Oct 1864
1871 Happisburgh
1881 Happisburgh
1891 Visiting widow Elizabeth Lewis, 1835, Blackwall, MDX, at Bromley, MDX [RG12/327/117]
1901 Hunstanton
AK 1865-7 Gunfleet, 1867-9 Corton, 1869-82 Happisburgh
PK 1882-5 Smalls, 1885-91 Gibraltar, 1891-4- Caldey
Wife: Emma, 1842, Harwich, ESS.
Evans, William PEM (1833 or 1835) Steynton, Milford Haven ES Aug 1857
1861 South Bishop; Wife and children at Steynton, PEM [RG9/4160/63]
1871 Nash Point
1881 PK Coquet
1891 Coquet
AK 1858-67 South Bishop, 1867-73 Nash
PK 1873-4 Longstone, 1874-91 Coquet, 1891-4- Hunstanton
Wife: Elizabeth, 1834, Milford Haven, PEM. Children: William F & Francis J & Patton & Elizabeth Ann, 1859 & 1860 & 1862 & 1863, all Milford Haven, PEM; Charles A & Thomas Richard & Albert, 1855 & 1867 & 1868, all Neyland, New Milford, PEM; Ada Maria, 1869, Nash Lighthouse, Marcross, GLA. Grandchild: Alfred E Evans, 1890, Amble, NBL.
Eynon, George John PEM 1882 Llanstadwell ES Mar 1902
1901 With his mother and siblings at Neyland, PEM [RG13/5126/44-5]
8/1903-11/1903 Flatholm, 11/1903-1909 Smalls, 1909- Lundy
Mother: Sarah E Eynon, 1855, Pembroke, PEM. Siblings: Elizabeth (Bessie) P & William G & Frederick & Mary Annie & Jane Merriman Eynon, all Llanstadwell, 1880-1892.
Father appears to have been Thomas D Eynon, 1851, Lawrenny, PEM, a Lightvessel crewman who entered Trinity service Apr 1851.
Fairchild, Samuel CON c1786 1841 St Agnes
1851 Ann Fairchild, now widowed, was with her Innkeeper mother on St Marys, Scilly Is, CON [HO107/1919/523]
Wife: Ann, 1793, St Marys, Scilly Is, CON. Child: Ann, 1835, St Agnes, Scilly Is, CON. Mother-in-Law: Ann Ellis, 1769, St Marys, Scilly Is, CON.
Fallon, James IRL 1791 Dublin 1841 Inner Farne
1851 Inner Farne
1861 Not found
Wife: Ann, 1797, Hunstanton, NFK. Child: (GC), 1840, not NBL.
Faulknor, George MDX 1832 Marylebone 1861 Beachy Head
1871 Not found
1881 Not found
Wife: Eliza A, 1835, St George's, MDX. Children: Charlotte A, 1857, Poplar, MDX; George, 1860 East Dean.
Fenn, William Henry LND 1868 Poplar ES Nov 1887
1891 Assistant Storekeeper at Trinity depot, Ramsgate, KEN (his father was Storekeeper) [RG12/730/79]
1901 Smalls; Wife and children at Llanstadwell, PEM [RG13/5126/45]
1891-4 Bishop Rock, 1894-6 Flatholm, 1896-1901 Smalls, 1901-2 Gt. Castle Head, 1902-3 Smalls, 1903-8 S. Stack, 1908-11 Gt. Castle Head
Fenn was unmarried in 1891; Wife: Mary, 1871, Holyhead, AGY. Children: Willie, 1894, St Marys, Scilly Is, CON; John S, 1898, Neyland, PEM; Fanny, 1900, Holyhead, AGY. Parents: William H Fenn, 1833, Gt Yarmouth, NFK; & Fanny M Fenn, 1840, Harwich, ESS.
Field, Ellis N. NFK 1811 Gresham Ellis Field and his siblings serviced the Cromer lighthouse at least from 1841 to 1851, and with his sister Mary (q.v.) from 1861 to 1871
1881 On pension at Runton, NFK [RG11/1925/75]
Wife: Mary, 1803, Gt Yarmouth, NFK. Child: Mary E, 1840, Overstrand, NFK. Brother and Sisters: Sarah A & Jacob & Mary A, 1802 & c1806 & 1808, Gresham, NFK.
Field, Mary A. NFK 1807 Gresham Mary Field and her siblings serviced the Cromer lighthouse at least from 1841 to 1851, and with her brother Ellis (q.v.) from 1861 to 1871
1881 On pension at Runton, NFK [RG11/1925/75]
 
Field, Sarah A. NFK 1802 Gresham Sarah Field and her siblings serviced the Cromer lighthouse at least from 1841 to 1851  
Finch, John Not SFK c1782 1841 Orfordness Wife: Anne, c1775, SFK. Child: Mark, c1818, SFK..
Finnis, Samuel   1823 South Foreland (mentioned in the Will of Henry Knott)
Nothing further known
 
Fisher, Joseph KEN 1832 Chatham ES Jun 1854
1861 & 1871 At Gibraltar
1881 PK Needles
1891 PK Beachy Head
AK 1854-73 Gibraltar
PK 1873-9 Gibraltar, 1879-80 Blackwall, 1880-1 Needles, 1881-8 St Catherines, 1888-91 Beachy Head, 1891-4- Burnham
Wife: Emma, 1849, Withington, HEF. Children: Emma SG & Maud EF, 1884 & 1887, Niton, IOW; Daisie J, 1890, East Dean, SSX.
Fisk, William Samuel NFK 1857 Gt Yarmouth ES May 1878
1881 Eddystone
1891 Longstone; Wife and children at Seahouses, NBL RG12/4266/93]
1901 Happisburgh
AK 1879-85 Eddystone, 1885-6 Cromer, 1886-91 Longstone, 1891-1903 Happisburgh, 6/1905-1907 W. Usk
PK 1903-4 Orfordness, 1904-6/1905 Dungeness, 1907-10 Hartland Point, 1910- Chapman
Fisk was 'reduced' from Principal Keeper to Assistant Keeper in 1905 but promoted again in 1907
Wife: Ellen, 1862, Wells, NFK. Children: William Edward & Edward, 1887 & 1891, North Sunderland, NBL; John, 1889, Norwich, NFK; Francis & Fredrick & Albert, 1893 & 1895 & 1900, all Happisburgh, NFK.
Flaxmer, William (Percy or Perry) NFK (1849 or 1851) Gt Yarmouth ES Sep 1873
1881 Lizard
1891 AK Needles
1901 Lynmouth Foreland
AK 1874-7 Eddystone, 1877-83 Lizard, 1883-8 Wolf Rock, 1888-98 Needles
PK 1898-1900 Bardsey, 1900-8 Lynmouth Foreland, 1908-9 South Stack, 1909- Admiralty Pier, Dover
Flaxmer died March 1914
First Wife d. before 1881; Second Wife: Jane Harris Flaxmer, 1841, Plymouth, DEV. Child: William, 1876, Plymouth, DEV. Stepchildren: Frederick R Oram & Emily Jane Oram, 1865 & 1867, Plymouth, DEV. Mother & Sister possibly Mary J Flaxmer, 1824, Wisbech, CAM, & Emma J Flaxmer (m. Loveless), 1869, Gt Yarmouth, NFK, who were at East Cowes, IOW, in 1891 [RG12/886/54].
Fletcher, Charles NFK c1816 1841 AK Happisburgh
Nothing further known
Fletcher was Assistant Keeper to his father Willia Fletcher (q.v.)
Fletcher, James Not NFK c1866 1841 Happisburgh Wife: Elizabeth, c1876, NFK. Children: Sophia & Charles & Eliza, c1801 & c1816 & c1821, all NFK. Hannah Thompson, c1786, NFK, & John Thompson, 1821, NFK, also appeared to be in the household in 1841.
Fletcher, William 1810 1851 Burnham
[1855-61 Caldey per Tenby PR]
Nothing further known but it may be significant that daughter Sophia was in service at Tenby St Mary, PEM, in 1861 [RG9/4153/9]
Wife: Elizabeth, 1821, Happisburgh, NFK. Children: Mary Ann, 1840, Lewes, SSX; Elizabeth, 1842, Putney, SRY; Sophia, 1844, LND, MDX: William Ham & Caroline Lillah, 1850 & 1851 & 1855-61 Tenby, PEM.
Flinn, Richard DEV 1796 Plymouth or DEV 1795 Exmouth) 1841 St Bees
1851 Plymouth Breakwater: Wife at Plymouth, DEV [HO107/1878/30]
1861 Plymouth Breakwater (Wife not found)
Wife: Betsy, (1795 or 1797), (CUL or Exmouth, DEV).
Forster, Allen J.H. ESS 1867 Harwich ES Nov 1889
1891 At Harwich, ESS, with parents [RG12/1402/90]
1901 Inner Farne
AK 1891-6 Longstone, 1896-1901 Inner Farne, 1901-2 Longstone, 1902- Souter Point
Last station Trevose Head, 1919-29, pensioned Nov 1929 & d. 6 May 1958
Wife: Annie, 1872, Ipswich, SFK. Parents: Joseph Forster, 1834, Harwich, ESS, & Sarah Forster, 1837, Dovercourt, ESS. Alice Jennings, 1878, Ipswich, SFK, was visiting in 1901.
Father Joseph was Storekeeper at the Trinity House depot in Harwich, ESS, in 1891.
Fox, Henry NFK 1766 Burnham. 1836 Hunstanton (White's Directory)
1839 Hunstanton (Robsons Commercial Directory)
1841 On pension at Hunstanton, NFK [HO107/782/10/12]
1851 On pension at Docking, NFK [
Wife: Amy, 1762, Docking, NFK.
Francis, William Lambester SFK 1826 Lowestoft AK 1851 West Usk
1861 West Usk
1871 Ashore from Needles at East Cowes, IOW [RG10/1160/94]
1881 Kessingland
1891 On pension at Pakefield, SFK [RG12/1491/14]
Francis was unmarried in 1851 & 1861; Wife: Cecilia, (1817 or 1821), Newport, MON.
Freeman, George PEM 1849 Milford Haven ES Dec 1866
1871 Souter Point
1881 Les Hanois; wife and children at Torteval, Guernsey, CHI [RG11/5632/37]
1891 Wolf Rock; wife and children not found
1901 Flamborough Head
AK 1867-9/1870 Maplin, 9/1870-11/1870 Dungeness, 11/1870-1873 Souter Pt., 1873-88 Les HanoisPK 1888-91 Wolf Rock, 5/1891-10/1891 Eddystone, 10/1891-99 Spurn Head, 1899-1905 Flamborough Head, 1905-10- N. Foreland
Freeman was unmarried in 1871; Wife: Mary A, 1848, Yarmouth, IOW. Children: Mabel M & Irene Kate & Millicent & Ira, 1877 & 1880 & 1885 & 1888, all Torteval, Guernsey, CHI; Louisa, 1894, Highbury, LND. Niece: Maria L Trelevens, 1869, Troon, SCT.
Freeman, Thomas Tripp SFK 1813 Lowestoft 1851 Lowestoft; Wife and son visiting Eleanor Nelson at Kings Lynn, NFK [HO107/1829/404]
1861 Lowestoft
1871 On pension at Lowestoft [RG10/1779/12]
1881 Still at Lowestoft, SFK, on pension [RG11/1902/13]
Wife: Eleanor, 1821, Kings Lynn, NFK. Child: Thomas F, 1851, Kings Lynn, NFK. Eleanor Nelson, 1787, Kings Lynn, NFK, was possibly related to wife.
Frost, Alfred NBL 1859 North Sunderland ES Apr 1879
1881 SAK North Foreland
1891 Cromer
1901 North Foreland (A)
4/1881 SAK N. Foreland
AK 6/1881-3 Wolf Rock, 1883-6 South Bishop, 1886-9 Longstone, 1889-91 Dovercourt, 1891-1900 Cromer, 1900-6 N. Foreland, 5/1906-11/1906 St Anns Head
PK 11/1906-10- Les Hanois, 1913-9 St Bees
Wives: Frost is shown as unmarried in the 1881 census, but as a widower in the 1891 census: Second wife Bertha, 1872, Folkestone, KEN (A). Child: Muriel Gwendoline, 1900, Cromer, NFK. Frosts father was lighthousekeeper William Frost, 1829, LND (q.v.).
Frost, William LND 1829 St Andrew, Bloomsbury/Clerkenwell 1861 Coquet Is
1871 AK Orfordness
1881 Dungeness
1891 Portland Bill
Wife: Jane, 1821, Bisley, Guildford, SRY. Children: Fanny, 1854, (Westminster or Poplar), LND; William, 1857, Poplar, MDX; Alfred, 1859, North Sunderland, NBL; Alice, 1863 Lymington, HAM. Jane Sumner, 1861, Folkestone, KEN, was visiting in 1881.
Garrett, Alfred PEM 1857 Steynton 1881 Smalls Unmarried in 1881
Garrett, James PEM 1838 Steynton, Milford Haven ES Jul 1862
1871 AK Casquets: wife and children at St Anne, Alderney, CHI [RG10/5770/42]
1881 Ashore from Skerries at Holyhead, AGY [RG11/5594/39]
1891 Casquets; Wife and children at Alderney [RG12/4707/91]AK 1862-5 Casquets, 1865-7 Trevose Head, 1867-72 Casquets, 1872-3 Orfordness, 1873-4 St Agnes, 1874-80 Casquets
PK 1880-5 Skerries, 1885-6 Orfordness, 1886-7 Hartland Point, 1887-90Gt. Castle Head, 1890-4- Casquets
Wife: Margaret J, 1838, Alderney, CHI. Children: Ernest G, 1867, (ENG or Alderney, CHI); Alice M & Walter B & Margaret O, 1869 & 1870 & 1873, all Alderney, CHI
Garwood, Edward NFK c1771 1841 Happisburgh Wife: Sarah, c1765, not NFK
Gaudion, John James (Jack) Channel Is 1862 St Anne, Alderney (d. Apr 1924, East Cowes, IOW) ES Jan 1881
1881 St Anns Head
1891 Storekeeper at the Penzance Depot, CON [RG12/1858/35]
1901 Storekeeper at the Penzance Depot, CON [RG13/2254/41]
Oct 1889 Storekeeper, Penzance, CON; Jun 1904, Clerk and Storekeeper, East Cowes Depot, IOW; 1922 Chief Clerk at the East Cowes Depot, IOW>
Gaudion was unmarried in 1881 and 1891; Wife: Edith Ellen (nee Merry), 1875, Plymouth, DEV (d. Aug 1959, Ogmore-by-Sea, GLA; bur. East Cowes, IOW). Children: Constance Mary & Royston, 1896 & 1900, Penzance, CON. Parents: Nicholas Pierre Gaudion & Constance Mary Gaudion (nee Le Page), m. Jul 1895, St Jude, Plymouth, DEV.
Gaylard, James H. DEV 1855 Plymouth ES Nov 1877
1881 Eddystone; Wife in Plymouth [RG11/2200/77
1891 Ashore from Plymouth Breakwater [RG12/1727/9]
1901 Not found (Gibraltar)
AK 7-11/1878 Skerries, 1878-1882 Eddystone, 1882-94 Plymouth Breakwater, 1894-1901 Gibraltar, 1901-3 Dovercourt
PK 1903-10 Gunfleet, 1910- Mucking
Wife: Elizabeth, 1858, Plymouth, DEV (d. by 1891). Child: Oscar, 1885, Plymouth, DEV.
Gaylard, William Charles King DEV 1853 Plymouth ES Nov 1874
1881 Gibraltar
1891 Godrevy; Wife and family at St Ives, CON [RG12/1852/162]
1901 Wolf Rock
AK 1875-8 Eddystone, 1878-84 Gibraltar, 1884-5 S Foreland, 1885-94- Godrevy
Wife: Elizabeth, 1850, Plymouth, DEV (m. 1877Plymouth). Children: EF, 1878, Plymouth; WF & EK, 1881 & 1882, Gibraltar; ML, Plymouth, 1884; JG, 1888, St Ives, CON.
Gentry, John ESS 1848 Stanford-le-Hope ES Feb 1871
1871 SAK lodging at Bromley, MDX [RG10/572/102]
1881 Hurst
1891 Hurst
1901 PK Godrevy; wife and family were at St Ives, CON [RG13/2250/6]
AK 1871-2 Smalls, 1872-6 Souter Point, 1876-8 St Tudwals, 1878-95 Hurst
PK 1895-1902 Godrevy, 1902-10- Happisburgh
Wife: Jane, 1851, Milford Haven, PEM. Children: Charlotte Ann, (m. Evans) & Elizabeth, 1875 & 1877, Souter Point, Whitburn, DUR; Amelia & John & Ella M & Agnes J & Hilda E, 1879 & 1880 & 1883 & 1889 & 1890, all Hordle, Milford, HAM. Gentrys daughter Charlotte Ann m. Lighthousekeeper Francis Evans (q.v.)
Lighthouse Keeper Richard Oats, 1876, St Just, CON, was visiting in 1901 (q.v.)
George, Charles   1835 St Anns Head
Nothing further known
 
Gilpin, Thomas Henry CON 1872 St Merryn, Padstow Gilpin entered the Lighthouse Service 3/1898 but became Storekeeper at the Penzance depot 10/1904
1901 Eddystone
Gilpin was unmarried in 1901.
Gilpin, Thomas DEV 1837 Plymouth ES Sep 1862
1871 AK Trevose Head (A)
1881 Trevose Head (B)
1891 Bideford (C)
1901 Not found
AK 1863-4 Eddystone, 1864-5 Godrevy, 1865-8 Lundy, 1868-81 Trevose Head
PK 1881-4 Gunfleet, 1884-94- Bideford
Wives: Mary, 1839, St Martins, CON (A); Ursula, 1839, Worthing, SSX (B-C). Children: Thomas Henry & Mary Vivian, 1873 & 1875, St Merryn, CON; William C, 1882, Harwich, ESS.
Son William became Lighthousekeeper (q.v.)
Gilpin, William Cecil ESS 1882 Harwich ES Jul 1902
1901 With widowed mother at Penzance, CON [RG13/2258/119]
1904-5 St Anns, 1905-8 Needles
Gilpin was unmarried in 1901.
Father was Lighthousekeeper Thomas Gilpin, 1837, Plymouth, DEV (q.v).
Goodwin, Alfred SRY 1821 Bermondsey 1841 Cannot be identified with certainty (A)
1851 PK Trevose (B)
1861 Jane Goodwin, now widowed, was with the children at St Merryn, CON [RG9/1540/71]
Wives: First wife not known (A): Jane, 1819, Kettlestone, NFK (B). Children: Lushington & Annie & Arthur, 1846 & 1848 & 1850, all St Brides, MON; Kate & Fredrick & George, 1854 & 1855 & 1857, all St Merryn, CON.
Only Lushington was described as stepchild of Jane.
Gould, Brice LND 1846 Westminster ES Feb 1873
1881 Hartland Point
1891 St Catherines
1901 St Agnes
AK 1874-7 Casquets, 1877-83 Hartland Point, 1883-8 Gibraltar, 1888-94- St Catherines
Wife: Amelia C, 1849, Hadleigh, SFK. Children: Amelia C & Henry B, 1876 & 1877, Alderney, CHI; Mabel AM & Infant, 1880 & 1881, Hartland Point, DEV; Reginald E, 1884, Gibraltar; Dorothy LM, 1890, Niton, IOW. Nurse Julia Colwill, 1823, Poundstock, CON, present in 1881, was possibly a relative.
Gould, Edward DOR 1851 Wareham ES Mar 1875
1881 AK Orford
1891 Souter Point
1901 Round Island; Wife and children at St Marys, Scilly Is, CON [RG13/2259/51]
AK 1875-8 Farne Is., 1878-83 Orfordness, 1883-7 Hartland Point, 1887-90 Basses, 1890-99 Souter Point
PK 1899-1900 Bishop Rock, 1900-1 Round Is., 1901-6 Mucking, 1906-10 Chapman, 1910- Southwold
Wife: Elizabeth Jane, 1854, Weymouth, DOR. Children: Eliza Mary Jane & Annie Esther Louisa & Edward P, 1879 & 1880 & 1883, all Orford, SFK; Agnes Elizabeth, 1885, Hartland Point, DEV; Florence Cordelia, 1892, Marsden, DUR.
Gould, George Isle of Wight 1814 Carisbrooke 1841 West Usk
1851 St Bees
1861 St Bees
1871 South Stack
1881 A George T. Gould, 1814, Carisbrooke, IOW, was living at Stoke Newington, LND, described as Retired Engineers Clerk [RG11/282/93]
1851-61 St Bees
Wife: Mary, 1817, (Bassaleg), Newport, MON. Children: George R & Sarah Flora, 1852 & 1854, St Bees, CUL. Grandson: George Lester Gould, 1869, Liverpool, LAN.
Son George was also a Lighthousekeeper (q.v.)
Gould, George Cumberland 1852 St Bees 1881 Happisburgh
Not found
Father George was also a Lighthousekeeper (q.v.)
Gowing, James T. KEN 1847 Greenwich ES Jul 1868
In 1881 Gowing was ashore in Holyhead, described as Marine Engineer [RG11/5394/37]r
1891 Souter Point
1901 Souter Point
The 1894 Service List shows Gowings position as Engineer at Electric Stations
1887-94- Souter Point
Wife: Eleanor E, 1849, Croydon, SRY. Child: Eleanor, 1872, Great Yarmouth, NFK.
Graham, John DEV 1804 Plymouth 1841 Eddystone
1851 Plymouth Breakwater
1861 Not found
No wife found in 1841 or 1851.
Graham, William DEV 1811 Plymouth 1841 Not found
1851 Ashore at Plymouth, DEV [HO107/1879/799]
1861 Not found
1871 PK Flatholm
Wife: Susannah (nee Patterson), 1817, Plymouth. Children: William & John, 1847 & 1849, Plymouth, DEV.
Son William was also Lighthousekeeper (q.v.).
Graham, William G. DEV 1847 Plymouth ES Sep 1865
1871 St Anns Head
1881 Plymouth Breakwater; Wife at Plymouth, DEV [RG11/2192/24]
1891 Ashore from Smalls at Pembroke St Mary, PEM [RG12/4530/19]
1901 Burnham
AK 1865-6 Eddystone, 1866-7 Longships, 1867-74 St Anns Head, 1874-86 Plymouth Breakwater
PK 1886-7 Maplin, 1887-93 Smalls, 1893-5 Hartland Point, 1895-1910- Burnham ('Mrs. Graham' was also AK at Burnham in 1910)
Wife: Jane, 1848, Coedkernew, Newport, MON. Sister-in-Law: Elizabeth Cripps (unmarried), 1859, Newport, MON. Niece & Nephew: Louisa H Counter, 1861, Plymouth, DEV; William Farr, 1880, Shoeburyness, ESS.
Father: William Graham, 1811, Plymouth, DEV, was also Lighthousekeeper and was with Graham and family in 1891.
Granger, John Gulley DEV 1851 Plymouth ES Sep 1876
1881 Beachy Head
1891 Spurn Head
1901 Longstone; Wife and family at Seahouses, NBL [RG13/4843/86]
AK 1877-9 Chapman, 1879-87 Beachy Head, 1887-92 Spurn Head, 1892-1901 Longstone
PK 1901-5 Casquets, 1905-8 Orfordness, 1908- Trevose Head
Pensioned Oct 1911
Wife: Mary Grace, 1849, Plymouth, DEV. Child: Mary J & William Hussell & Emily & Albert Dunston, 1880 & 1882 & 1884 & 1887, all Beachy Head, East Dean, SSX; John 1885, Plymouth, DEV.
Gray - see also Grey      
Grenfell, Richard Trenoweth 1881 ES Jul 1902
1903-4 Flatholm, 1904-6 Bishop Rock, 1906- Wolf Rock, Casquets, 1921-7 St Catherines, 1929 Orfordness, Beachy Head
Grenfell was killed by enemy action while serving at St Catherines 1 Jun 1943 - see reports in the Isle of Wight County Press 5 & 12 Jun 1943
Grey or Gray, James NBL 1840 Spittal, Berwick ES Nov 1866
1871 Coquet (A)
1881 Coquet (B)
1891 Coquet(C)
1901 Coquet
1866-74 Buoy Keeper, Coquet Is, 1874-94- AK Coquet Is
Wives: Elizabeth, 1841, Warkworth, NBL (A-B); Mary J, 1836, Milford Haven, PEM (C - d. by 1901); . Children: Mary Ann & Edward & Isabella & Margaret M & James & Elizabeth M & Ann Eleanor, 1864 & 1866 & 1867 & 1869 & 1871 & 1876 & 1880, all Warkworth, NBL; Edward, 1866, Amble, NBL.
It appears that wife Elizabeths stepfather & mother were James Saidler, 1822, Wooler, NBL, & Margaret Saidler, 1822, Warkworth, NBL.
Grey, Edward NBL 1865 Amble ES Nov 1891
1901 St Anns Head
1893-7 Gunfleet, 1897 Milford, 1901 St Anns Head, 1906- Longstone
Wife: Janet S, 1868, Cove, BEW. Child: Margaret, 1897, Harwich, ESS.
Griffiths, Hugh AGY 1775 Holyhead 1841 South Stack
1851 PK South Stack
Wife: Jane, 1782, Bangor, CAE. Children: William & Jane & Eleanor, 1824 & c 1823 (2), all Holyhead, AGY
Griffiths, John PEM 1830 Milford Haven ES Jan 1856
1861 AK South Foreland
1871 Dungeness
PK 1881 Hartland Point
1891 Landguard
AK 1856-9 Eddystone, 1859-70 S. Foreland
PK 1870-1 Dungeness, 1871-4 Plymouth Breakwater, 1874-86 Hartland Point, 1886-9 Orfordness, 1889-94 Landguard
Wife: Sarah MS, 1833, Dover, KEN. Children: Fitzgerald & Helen J & Jessie W & Millicent, 1861 & 1863 & 1867 & 1870, all St Margaret at Cliffe, Dover, KEN; Arthur Hartland L, 1876 Hartland Point, DEV.
Griffiths, Thomas Not SSX c1801 1841 Beachy Head
1851 Not found
Wife: Not on Station in 1841. Children: Sarah & Adelaide & Thomas & Edward, 1825 & 1828 & 1831 & 1837, none in SSX
Grigg, Alfred G. (KEN 1872 Deal or LND 1872 Poplar) ES Jul 1892
1901 Grigg and his wife were at Dover, KEN [RG13/841/147]
1894-7 Chapman, 1897-8 Bishop Rock, 1898-9 S. Foreland, 1899-1908 Admiralty Pier, 1908- St Bees
Wife: Clara, 1870, Leyton, ESS.
Grills or Grylls, John CON 1789 St Just 1841 Grylls was at St Just, CON; described as 'Lightkeeper', he was probably crewman for Longships [HO107/144/10/24]
1851 'Lightkeeper Longships Lighthouse' [HO107/1919/270]
Wife: Mary, 1790, St Just. Children John & Mary & Jane & Esther, 1816 & 1823 & 1828 & 1830, all St Just, CON.
Grimmer, Walter NFK 1844 Gt Yarmouth ES Jul 1866
1871 AK Beachy Head (A)
1881 Dovercourt; Wife and daughter appear to have been at St Helier, Jersey, CHI [RG11/5610/12](B)
1891 Longstone; Wife at Seahouses, NBL [RG12/4266/95](C)
1901 Dovercourt (D)
AK 1867-71 Casquets, 1871-6 Beachy Head, 1876-84 Dovercourt, 1884-8 Basses
PK 1888-91 Longstone, 1891-4- Dungeness
(Wives: Susannah, 1836, Guernsey, CHI (A); Annie, (1841 or 1844), Guernsey, CHI (B, C & D). Children: 1872, Guernsey, CHI. (?Mother: Susanna Brewer, 1810, ENG). Nephew: W. Brice, 1878, Jersey, CHI.
Grylls - see also Grills      
Gwilliam, John A. PEM 1862 Burton ES Mar 1882
1891 AK St Tudwals; Wife was in Pwllheli, CAE [RG12/4651/79]
1901 AK Great Castle Head
AK 1885-92 St Tudwals, 1892-1900 South Stack, 1900-1 Gt. Castle Head, 1901-6 Lundy North, 1906-9 Nash Point
PK 1909 Bardsey
Wife: Miriam, 1862, Peterston, MON. Children: George A & Alban W, 1894 & 1896, Holyhead, AGY.
Haines, Charles KEN 1861 Lydd ES Feb 1882
1891 Eddystone (not enumerated), wife ashore in Plymouth, DEV [RG12/1732/107]
1901 Lynmouth Foreland
AK 1885-91 Eddystone, 1891-4 Spurn Head, 1894- Portland Bill
Wife: Emily, 1861, St Leonards, SSX.
Hall, Grace Horseley, nee Darling NBL. 1844 Newham   Grace was married to keeper Thomas Owen Hall (q.v.) and was assisting him at the Inner Farne light in 1891
Hall, Henry Charles [NFK] 1812 1870 Isle of Wight
Nothing further known
 
Hall, John PEM 1810 Dale (d. at Holyhead, AGY, 1881) 1841 St Anns Head
1851 St Anns Head
c1853 Skerries
1861 Not found
1871 Whitby
1881 Holyhead, AGY [RG11/5594/36]
Wife: Elizabeth, 1811, (Leominster or Ludlow), HEF. Children: Elizabeth, 1832, not PEM; Thomas Owen & Ellen Margaret (m. Knott) & Harriet, 1840 & 1848 & 1850, all Dale, PEM. Grandchild: Catherine G Knott, 1879, Holyhead, AGY. Daughter Ellen and granddaughter Catherine Knott were in the household in 1881. Jane Matthias, 1821, Dale, PEM, & Alfred Matthias, 1849, Milford, PEM, & Ellen Hancock, 1834, Milford, PEM, were visiting in 1851.
Hall, John P. PEM 1854 Talbenny ES Jun 1881
1881 Hall was an unmarried joiner in Llanstadwell, PEM [RG11/5414/45]
1891 Chapman (not enumerated); Wife and children at Bromley, MDX [RG12/328/39]
1901 St Catherines
AK 1884-93 Chapman, 1893-1905 St Catherines, 1905-2/1908 Avonmouth, 2/1908-7/1908 Flatholm
PK 7/1908-10- Longstone
Wife: Emily, 1859, Pembroke Dock, PEM. Children: Florence M & Herbert C & Emily J, 1886 & 1890 & 1894, all LND, MDX.
Hall, John Robert NFK 1860 Gt.Yarmouth ES Oct 1878
1881 Bishop Rock
1891 Lundy
1901 Round Island; Wife and children at St Marys, Scilly Is, CON [RG13/2259/12]
AK 1879-85 Bishop Rock, 1885-95 Lundy, 1895-1902 Round Island, 1902-5 S. ForelandPK 1905- Portland Breakwater
Hall was unmarried in 1881; Wife: Agnes D, 1862, St Marys, Scilly Is, CON. Children: Reginald JB & Newman, 1892 & 1895, St Marys, Scilly Is, CON.
Hall, John William NBL. 1870 Seahouses ES Apr 1892
1901 South Foreland
1894-1898 Wolf Rock, 1898-1901 South Foreland, 1901- Dovercourt
Pensioned Jan 1934
Wife: Annie, 1874, St Stithians, CON. Children: Grace, 1897, Penzance, CON; Thomas & Willie, 1899 & 1900, St Margaret at Cliffe, KEN.
Hall, Robert James CON 1874 Padstow (Trevose Head) ES Jul 1897
1901 Wolf Rock; No wife or children
1899-1902 Wolf Rock, 1902-6 Spurn Head, 1906- Plymouth Breakwater, 1913- Spurn Head
In 1911 Hall was 'placed at bottom of list', i.e. reduced in seniority, reason not known
Wife born Lelant, CON (nr. St Ives). Children: 1911 Plymouth, DEV; 1912 Swansea, GLA.
Father Robert James, 1842, Wells, NFK, was Lighthousekeeper (q.v.)
Hall, Robert James NFK 1842 Wells 1871 Nash Point
1872-3 Nash Point, 1874 Trevose Head, c1875 St Agnes, Scilly Is.,
Wife born Tresco, Scilly Islands.
Son Robert James, 1874, Padstow, CON, was Lighthousekeeper (q.v.)
Hall, Thomas Owen PEM 1839 Dale, Milford Haven 1871 Inner Farne
1881 Longstone; Wife and children were at Seahouses, NBL [RG11/5127/33]
1891 PK Inner Farne; his wife Grace was AK
AK 1862-5 Longstone, 1865-9 Tynemouth, 1869-75 Inner Farne, 1875-6 Longstone, 1876-9 Souter Point
PK 1879-88 Longstone, 1888-92 Inner Farne, 1892-4- Flamborough Head
Died at Flamborough Head 1899.
Wife: Grace Horsley (nee Darling), 1843, Newham, Bamburgh, NBL. Children: Elizabeth Ann, 1867, Tynemouth, NBL; John W, 1870, North Sunderland, NBL; William Edward & Thomas & Robert, 1874 & 1877 & 1880, all Bamburgh, NBL. Mother-in-Law: Ann Darling,1813, Newham, NBL.
Brother -in-Law: Robert Darling, 1852, Newcastle, NBL
Hall's wife, formerly Grace Horsley Darling, was born Newham, Bamburgh, NBL., 1844, and was the niece of the celebrated Grace Darling. She was Assistant Keeper to her husband at the Inner Farne in 1891.
Hambling, Arthur Frederick NFK 1878 Gt.Yarmouth ES Nov 1898
1901 Start Point; Wife and child with wifes father at Ipswich, SFK [RG13/1777/115]
1900-1 Start Point, 3/1901-7 Eddystone, 1907-11 Hartland Point, 1911 Plymouth Breakwater
Wife: Edith, 1878, Dovercourt, ESS (m. Sep qtr 1900 in Tendring District, ESS. Child: Gladys, 1901, Ipswich. Hambling's father George, born Beccles, SFK, was in charge of floating lights in Great Yarmouth harbour. Father-in-Law: William Mexter, 1847, Dovercourt, ESS.
Hammond, William SFK 1807 Snape 1851 Hunstanton
1861 Hunstanton
1871 Hunstanton
Wife: Elenora, (1810 or 1817), Orford, SFK. Children: Ellen Jane & William W & Mary A & Elizabeth, 1835 & 1837 & 1839 & 1843, all Aldeburgh, SFK; Emily & Frederick S, 1846 & 1853, Hunstanton, NFK. Grandchild: Flora Harrison, 1861, Casterton, (LAN/LIN).
Harding, Abel CON 1846 Liskeard 1871 Dungeness
Nothing further known
Harding was unmarried in 1871.
Harrier, William KEN Nothing further known  
Harries, John A. PEM 1881 Pembroke St Marys ES Nov 1900
1901 SAK Start Point
AK 1901-8/1902 Farne Is., 10/1902 Gunfleet
PK 1922 Gunfleet, 1933 Spurn Head
Harries was unmarried in 1901.
Harris, Henry Not GLS c1807 1841 Avonmouth
Nothing further known
Wife: Mary, c1807, not GLS. Children: James & Henry & John, 1830 & 1832 & 1834, none GLS
Harris, Thomas Edwin PEM 1862 Hubberston 1891 Casquets
Nothing further known
 
Harrison, H.P. 1879 ES Jan 1905
1908-10 ENG Lizard
 
Hart, John YKS 1818 Hawsker, Scarborough 1851 Not found
1861 Whitby
1871 Sarah Hart, now widowed, was Lodging House Keeper at Scarborough, YKS [RG10/4817/13]
Wife: Sarah, 1826, Spennithorne, YKS. Children: Thomas James & Emily Elizabeth, 1850 & 1852, Plymouth, DEV; John Wilson, 1854, St Anthony, CON, Clara Mary, 1860 Hawsker, YKS.
Harvey, Albert AGY 1880 Holyhead 1901 Coquet Is Harvey was unmarried in 1901 and appears to have left the service by 1910.
Harvey, Frederick John DEV 1863 Plymouth ES Sep 1881
1891 Inner Farne
1901 St Bees
AK 1885-9 Gunfleet, 1889-96 Farne, 1896-1908 St Bees
PK 1908-9 Start Point, 1909- Bideford
Wife: Susannah (nee Plane), 1865, Neyland, PEM. Child: Emily Amelia, 1891, Seahouses, NBL.
Wife was daughter of William Plane 1835, Weeley, ESS, and Susannah Plane, 1826, Poplar, MDX, and sister of Lighthousekeeper William Plane (q.v.). Her widowed mother Susannah Plane, was living with the family in 1891 & 1901.
Harvey, John SFK (1804 or 1806) Lowestoft 1841 Lowestoft (A)
1851 Lowestoft (B)
1861 No longer in Service - Mariner at Lowestoft [RG9/1187/84-85]
(Wives: Charlotte, 1810, Lowestoft, SFK (A-B); Elizabeth, 1810 (C) -? Charlotte incorrectly enumerated in 1861). Children: John & Elizabeth & James & Mary Ann & Charlotte & Wiliam & Susannah & Jane, 1835 & 1836 & 1839 & 1840 & 1845 & 1848 & 1850 & 1853, all Lowestoft, SFK. Granchild: Elizabeth A Harvey, 1856, LL=owestoft, SFK. Sister: Elizabeth Harvey, 1803, Lowestoft, SFK.
Harvey, Richard C. MDX 1848 LND 1871 Souter Point Wife: Mary, 1850, LND, MDX.
Hast, Samuel Mayor ESS 1849 Harwich ES Nov 1871
1881 South Foreland
1891 Lundy
1901 Chapman: Wife and family could not be found
AK 1872-84 S. Foreland, 1884-7 Great Basses, 1887-95 Lundy
PK 1895-6 Gunfleet, 1896-1900 Orfordness, 1900-6 Chapman1906-10- Dovercourt
Pensioned Nov 1910
Wife: Helen E, 1833, Gt Yarmouth, NFK (d. by 1901). Children: William F & Lillian T, 1875 & 1880, St Margaret at Cliffe, KEN.
Hast, William ESS 1860 Harwich ES Apr 1886
1891 Casquets
1901 AK South ForelandAK 1890-2 Casquets; 1892-3 Maplin; 1893-11/1899 S. Foreland; 11-12/1899 Admiralty Pier; 12/18991909 S. Foreland; 1909-11 Flatholm; 1911- St Anns.
Wife: Fanny Gilly, 1866, LND, MDX. Children: William James & Grace Winifred, 1890 & 1893, LND, MDX.
Hattam, Thomas CON 1795 St Just in Penwith 1841 & 1851 Not found but wife and children at St Just, CON [HO107/1919/201]
1861 Visiting his son Thomas at Beachy Head lighthouse (q.v.)
1871 With son at St Anthony (q.v.)
1858 Eddystone, 1860 Bishop Rock, 1861 St Marys, Scilly, 1862 Beachy Head, 1869 St Anthony, CON
Wife: Margaret, 1789, St Just, CON. Child: Thomas & Margaret, (1824 or 1827) & 1830, St Just, CON
Son Thomas was also Lighthousekeeper (q.v.)
Hattam, Thomas CON 1824/7 St Just in Penwith 1851 Ashore from Longships at St Just with mother [HO107/1919/201]
1861 Beachy Head
1871 St Anthony
1881 St Anthony
Hattam was unmarried in 1851 & 1861; Wife: Mary, 1829, Sennen, CON. Children: Mary T & Margretta, 1865 & 1866, East Dean, SSX; Bertha E, 1874 St Anthony, CON. Parents: Lighthousekeeper Thomas Hattam, 1795, St Just, CON (q.v.), and Margaret Hattam, 1789, St Just, CON.
Havery, William BKM 1867 Hanslope ES Jan 1885
1881 Havery was a Groom living with his parents at St Albans, HRT [RG11/1431/40]
1891 Wolf Rock; no wife found
1901 AK Pendeen
AK 1887-92 Wolf Rock, 1892-6 Lizard, 1896-1900 Wolf Rock, 1900-6 Pendeen, 1906-9 N. Foreland, 1909- Eddystone
Wife: Mary Elizabeth, 1869, Penzance, CON. Child: William Marks Havery, 1893, The Lizard, CON. Parents: Thomas Havery, 1852, (Charlton), Manchester, LAN; Matilda Havery, 1861, High Ongar, ESS.
Hawkins, James Frimley 1787 HAM 1841 Flatholm
1851 Trinity Pensioner at Cogan, nr Cardiff, GLA [HO107/2455/683]
Wife: Ann, c1780, not GLA (d. by 1851]
Heath, William John PEM 1855 Pembroke Dock ES Apr 1877
1881 Godrevy
1891 Dovercourt
1901 Dovercourt
AK 1878-81 Godrevy, 1881-4 Trevose Head, 1884-94- Dovercourt
Heath was unmarried in 1881: Wife: Martha, 1858, St Ives, CON. Children: Richard N & William John & Joseph C & James E, 1886 & 1888 & 1891 & 1898, all Dovercourt, ESS.
Hector, John MDX 1847 Chelsea 1871 St Anns Head
1881 Not found but wife with her parents at Peckham [RG11/691/9]
1891 Hector had left the service and was Shirt & Collar Dresser at Edmonton, MDX [RG12/1081/140]
Wife: Matilda, 1849, Walworth, SRY. Children: William & Mary, 1872 & 1873, Milford Haven, PEM. Parents-in-Law: Henry Bennet, 1812, SCT, & Harriet, 1821, Uxbridge, MDX.
Henderson, Andrew CON 1842 St Anthony 1871 Lowestoft
1881 Not found
1891 Margaret Henderson, now widowed, was at Penzance, CON [RG12/1857/116].
Wife: Margaret, 1848, St Just, CON. Grandchild: Ems L Henderson, 1889, Penzance, CON.
Henderson, William SCT 1786 1841 St Anthony
1851 St Anthony
1861 On pension at St Anthony, CON [RG9/1552/5]
Wife: Possibly Mary Jago Henderson, c1816, CON (d. by 1851). Grandchildren: Mary & William Henderson, 1843 & 1847, St Anthony, CON. Niece & Nephew: Caroline Henderson (m. Hoggart), 1822, Torpoint, CON; William Henderson, 1847, St Anthony, CON.
Possibly father of Lighthousekeeper William Jago Henderson, 1813, Falmouth, CON (q.v.)
Henderson, William Jago CON 1813 Falmouth 1841 St Anthony
1851 St Anthony
1861 Whitby
1871 Whitby
Wife: Margaret, 1812, Gorran, CON. Children: William Henry & Andrew McDonnell & James, 1838 & 1840 & 1841, all CON; Mary Jago (m. Wren) & James Jago & Samuel & John Elson & Edward Eddy, 1843 & 1844 & 1846 & 1849 & 1850, all St Anthony, CON. Son-in-Law: Thomas Wren, 1847, Whitby, YKS. Grandchild: William Wren, 1870, Hawsker, YKS.
Henderson was possibly son of Lighthousekeeper William Henderson, 1786, SCT (q.v.)
Herbert, Thomas H. 1881 ES Jul 1903
1906-10- Lundy, 1921- Spurn Head
 
Hibbens, Ernest William KEN 1871 Bexley ES Apr 1895
1901 Wolf Rock; wife not found
AK 1898-1900 Bishop Rock, 1900-3 Wolf Rock, 1903-10- Caldey Is.
Said to be married in 1901 but wife not found.
Hicks, Charles Henry Scilly Isles 1853 St Agnes ES Nov 1874
1881 South Foreland
1891 Trevose Head
1901 PK Pendeen
AK 1875-7 Farne, 1877-81 S. Foreland, 1881-4 Gt. Basses, 1884-7 Tynemouth, 1887-90 Basses, 1890-4- Trevose Head, 1901 Pendeen
Wife: Susan (nee Thompson), 1853, St Marys, Scilly Isles, CON. Children. Loveday Annie, 1877, North Sunderland, NBL; Charles Henry & (Anne), 1880 & 1882, South Foreland, St Margaret at Cliffe, KEN; Ernest Francis, 1886, Tynemouth, NBL. Father-in-Law: John Thompson, 1828, St Marys, Scilly Isles, CON.
Hilder, Edward KEN 1839 Sevenoaks 1871 Spurn Head Wife: Sophia, 1840, Poplar, LND. Children: John E, 1863, Landguard, SFK; Sophia & William, 1869 & 1870, pob. not shown.
Hiller, John Frederick LND 1742 Westminster (d. 1816, Isle of Thanet, KEN). N. Foreland c1766-c1816 Parents John Christopher Hiller & Elizabeth Marsh. Married Esther Taylor, 1764, St George's, Hanover Square, who d. 1818, Isle of Thanet, KEN). Dau. Elizabeth Ann (m. George Fagg, 1809)(information per descendant Carole Sarvis)
Hills, A.W. 1883 ES Jul 1905
1908-10- Casquets
 
Hill(s), Alfred KEN 1841 Sevenoaks 1871-1876 Hurst
1881 St Bees
1901 Hills had apparently left the Ser vice and was living in Hendon with No Occupation
Wife: Jane, 1831, Mere, WIL.
Hills, J 1881 ES Nov 1901
1903-9 Bishop Rock, 1909- St Anthony
 
Hocking, Nicholas CON 1840 Sennen 1891 PK Godrevy
Nothing further known
 
Hodgson, William Cumberland c1786 1841 St Bees Wife: Sarah, c1786, CUL.
Holden, William HAM. 1809 Eling, Southampton 1851 Prob. Eddystone - Holden was ashore in East Stonehouse, Plymouth, DEV [HO107/1880/21](A)
1861 Portland Bill (B)
1871 On pension at Millbrook, Southampton, HAM [RG10/1199/7](C )
1881 On pension at Millbrook, Southampton, HAM [RG11/1221/20](D)
Wives: Mary, 1806, Carlow, IRL (A); Mary Ann, (1825 or 1828), Marylebone, Clerkenwell, LND, 1828 (B - D)
Hood, Charles KEN 1834 Kingsdown, Ringwould 1871 Flamborough Head
1881 Flamborough Head
1891 Flamborough Head
1892 Flamborough Head per trade directory
1901 Martha Hood, now widowed, was at Flamborough, YKS [RG13/4523/45]
Wife: Martha, 1837, St Buryan, CON. Children: Charles F & Martha T & Rachel & Richard H, 1864 & 1865 & 1867 & 1869, all St Ives, CON; John C/T & William JT, 1870 & 1880, Flamborough, YKS: Sarah E, 1878, (Newlyn or Madron, Penzance), CON.
Hood, R.H. 1868 ES May 1891
1892-4 Wolf Rock, 1894- Eddystone
 
Hooper, Joseph Hay B. CON 1873 Lizard ES Nov 1893
1901 Lizard
AK 1895-9 Eddystone, 1899-1900 Mucking, 1900-6 Lizard, 1906-10- Eddystone
Pensioned Nov 1933
Wife: Mary, 1874, Penzance, CON. Children: William G & John BC, 1899 & 1900 Penzance, CON.
Horne, Ernest ESS 1864 Dovercourt ES Apr 1892
1901 Nash Point
AK 1894-7 Bishop Rock, 1897-1898 Chapman, 1898-1899 St Catherines, 1899-1904 Nash, 1904-5 Burnham, 1905-6 Mucking, 1906-1908 Needles, 1908-10- Les Hanois
Wife: Ann C, 1866, (Tremadock), CON. Child: Cecil, 1896, St Marys, Scilly Is.
Houguez, Lucas Channel Is 1802 Alderney 1841 Casquets
1851 At St Anne, Alderney, CHI, retired from Casquets [HO107/2531/483]
1861 Houguez was widowed and Shoemaker at St Anne, Alderney, CHI [RG9/4374/92]
Houguez is said to have been appointed to the Casquets around 1830, and to have been in post until his retirement, a period of 18 years. The sole keeper during that time, he was apparently assisted by his family, who never the left the rock until his retirement due to ill health
Wife: Mary, c1796, Alderney, CHI. Children: Mary & Peter & Nicholas & Elizabeth & Ann & Simon & Harriet, c1821 & 1823 & 1828 & 1829 & 1831 & 1836 (2), all Alderney, CHI. Grandchild: Mary A Gaudion, 1850, Alderney, CHI.
Howard, Frederick Samuel CAE 1824 Denio 1861 St Anthony
1871 Not found
1881 Not found
Wife: Elizabeth, 1823, Hunstanton, NFK. Children: (Belinda), 1855, Poplar, MDX; Ellen, 1857, Plymouth, DEV; Sophia M, 1860, St Anthony, CON.
Father appears to have been Lighthousekeeper Samuel Lee Howard (q.v.)
Howard, Samuel Lee KEN 1795 Deptford 1841 Hunstanton
1851 Hunstanton
Wife: Ann Maria, 1796, Northfleet, KEN. Children: Caroline Ann & Charlotte Elizabeth & Frederick Samuel, c1820 & c1822 & 1824, none in NFK: Susan Emma, 1826, Rotherhithe, SRY; John William & Maria, 1829 & 1833, not in NFK; Jane Emily, 1835, Beachy Head, SSX: Julia, 1840, not NFK.
Son Frederick Samuel appears to have been a Lighthousekeeper (q.v.)
Howell, James   1786-1815 Hurst
Nothing further known
 
Howells, Thomas R. KEN 1881 Ramsgate ES Apr 1900
1901 S. Foreland (SAK)
AK 1902-3 Maplin, 1903-4 Dungeness, 1/1904-3/1904 Souter Point, 3/1904-7 Coquet Is., 1907-10 W. Usk, 1910- Nash Point
 
Howgego, Harry E. DEV 1865 Lundy Is ES Dec 1888
1901 Ashore from Casquets at St Anne, Alderney [RG13/5324/5]
1891-4 Casquets, 1894-7 Mucking, 1897-8 Bardsey, 1898-1910- Casquets
Wife: Eleanor (formerly Knight), 1860, Alderney, CHI. Child: Gladys, 1895, Alderney, CHI. Stepchildren: Eleanor Knight & Caroline Knight, 1882 & 1883, Alderney, CHI. Mother-in-Law: Rachel Oliver, 1826, Alderney, CHI. Wifes Uncle: Lucas Simon, 1835, Alderney, CHI.
Howgego, Jeremiah ESS 1820 Harwich 1851 Hurst
1861 St Anthony
1871 Lundy
1881 Not found
Wife: Elizabeth, 1825, Rottingdean, SSX. Children: John & Louisa, 1844 & 1850, Hordle, HAM; Harriet E, 1858, Alderney, CHI; Henry E, 1865, Lundy Is.. Sister-in-Law: Harriet (Pepper or Pipper), 1837, Christchurch, HAM.
Howgego, William ESS 1791 Harwich 1841 Ashore at Harwich St Nicholas, ESS [HO107/344/20/33
1851 North Foreland
Wife: Lucy, 1797, Harwich, ESS. Children: Mary A & John & James & Henry & Edgar, 1826 & 1831 & 1833 & 1836 & 1839 Harwich, ESS; Thomas, 1849, St Bees, CUL.
Hughes, Hugh AGY 1828 Holyhead 1881 Ashore in Holyhead [RG11/5594/42]
1891 PK Holyhead Breakwater
Wife: Jane, 1835, Holyhead. Children: Robina & Anne & Mary E, 1868 & 1872 & 1874, all Holyhead.
Hughes, Lewis AGY 1817 Holyhead 1841 Skerries
1851 Skerries
1861 Point of Air
1871 Point of Air
Wife: Catherine, 1823, Llanfairynghornwy, AGY (d. by 1861). Children: Eliza C/L & Margaret E, 1847 & 1848, Llanfechell, AGY.
Hughes, Richard AGY 1794 Holyhead 1841 Point of Air
1851 Point of Air
1861 Not found
1871 Trinity House pensioner at Axton, FLN [HO107/1411/11/3]
Wives: Margaret, c1789, not FLN (d. 1846); Mary, 1800, St Asaph. Four children including Margaret, c1821, William, 1828, and Ellen, 1831, were baptised at South Stack, AGY, in 1831.
Hunter, W. F. J. 1885 ES Apr 1905
1907-10 Coquet Is., 1910- Flamborough Head
 
Hurst, Robert Fearman KEN 1843 St Lawrence, Ramsgate ES Sep 1867
1871 South Foreland
1881 North Foreland
1891 AK Flatholm
1901 Whitby
AK 1868-71 Godrevy, 1871-9 S. Foreland, 1879-90 N. Foreland, 1890-1 Flatholm
PK 1891-4 Skerries, 1894- South Stack, 1901 Whitby
Hurst was unmarried in 1871 & 1881: Wife: Mary Ann, 1855, Margate, KEN. Child: Ethel Mary, (1885 or 1888), Ramsgate, Broadstairs, KEN.
Iddes, William L. IOW 1844 Brading 1871 AK Needles; Wife and children at East Cowes, IOW [RG10/1160/99]
1881 AK Needles; Wife lodging at East Cowes, IOW [RG11/1174/4]
1891 PK Needles
1901 PK Needles; Wife and grandchild at East Cowes, IOW [RG13/1018/76].
Wife: Isabella, 1843, Ramsgate, KEN. Children: William & George, 1866 & 1867, Cowes, IOW. Grandchild: William G Iddes, 1895, Great Yarmouth, NFK. Parents-in-Law: Charles Smith, 1811, Dover, KEN, & Isabella Smith, 1815, Broadstairs, KEN (Charles Smith was Master of a lightvessel).
Jackson, Arthur S. KEN 1875 Broadstairs ES Apr 1894
1901 St Anns Head
AK 7/1897-12/1897 Chapman, 12/1897-8/1899 Bishop Rock, 8/1899-11/1899 Flatholm, 11/1899-1912 St Anns Head, 1912-19 Nash Point
PK 1919-23 Spurn Head, 1923-33 Sark, 1933-5 North Foreland
Jackson was highly commended for prompt action which led to the rescue of part of the crew of a wrecked ketch in 1927
Retired 3 Apr 1935.
Wife: Elizabeth A, 1883, Marloes, PEM.
Jarvis, Edward T. CON 1863 Sennen ES Jan 1885
1891 Longships
1901 Harwich Depot [RG13/1699/45]
3/1888-5/1888 St Tudwals, 5/1888-91 Longships, 1891-3 Gunfleet, 1893-6/1904 Storekeeper Harwich depot, 6/1904-10/1904 Storekeeper Penzance depot, 10/1904-10- Eddystone
Although shown as Married in 1901, no wife was present in Harwich.
Jarvis, James H. CON 1865 Lizard ES Nov 1891
1901 Lizard
AK 1893-7 Les Hanois, 1897-1907 Lizard, 1907- Trevose Head
Wife: Dagmar M, 1871, Lizard, CON. Child: James L, 1900, Lizard, CON.
Jarvis, John SRY 1840 Wallington 1871 Lizard
1881 Start Point
1891 Orford
1901 On pension at St Buryan, CON [RG13/2258/7]
Wife: Eliza, (1837 or 1839), Sennen, CON. Children: Edward Thomas, 1864 Sennen, CON; James Humphreys & Eliza Frances & Catherine & Charles, 1865 & 1867 & 1869 & 1873, all The Lizard, Landewednack, CON: John Wallis, 1880, Stokenham, DEV.
Jenkins, Henry T. IOW 1843 East Cowes ES Mar 1867
1871 Jenkins and wife not found; Children with their widowed grandmother Isabella Pain at Ipswich, SFK [RG10/1753/67].
1881 Ashore at Plymouth, DEV [RG11/2192/36]
1891 Dungeness
AK 1862-5 Gunfleet, 1865-6 St Bees, 1866-9 South Stack, 1869-77 Wolf Rock, 3-9/1877 Nash Point
PK 1877-84 Plymouth Breakwater, 1884-91 Dungeness, 1891-4- Coquet
Wife: Mary, (1835 or 1842), Waterford, IRL. Children: Ada, 1868, Milford, PEM; Henry, 1870, Penzance, CON: William, 1875, GLA; Mary R, 1879, (GLA or PEM): Harriet, 1881, Plymouth, DEV. Mother (in Law): Isabella Pain, 1806, Woolwich, KEN.
Jenkins, William IOW 1846 East Cowes 1871 Nash Point
1881 Son Alfred was at Llanstadwell, PEM, with his grandmother [RG11/5414/67]; no other members of the family found
Wife: Elizabeth A, 1849, Great Honeyborough, PEM. Children: Alfred G & William, 1869 & 1870, Great Honeyborough, PEM. Parents-in-Law: George James, 1819, Llanstadwell, PEM, & Hannah James, 1817, Rosemarket, PEM.
Johnson, R.S. 1881 ES Oct 1901
1903-4 Hartland Point, 3/1904-11/1904 Dungeness, 11/1904- Smalls
 
Joliffe, F.J. 1886 Nothing further known 1912- Longships
Jones, B.W. 1880 Entered Light Vessel Service Feb 1902; Entered Lighthouse Service Jan 1904
AK 1907-10 Farne Island, 1910- Souter Point
 
Jones, Herbert ESS 1845 Stanford le Hope 1871 SAK lodging at Bromley, MDX [RG10/572/102]
Nothing further known.
 
Jones, John (Jack) AGY 1820 Holyhead 1841 South Stack
1851 South Stack
1859 Jones died soon after he had received injuries in a severe storm at South Stack, AGY
1861 Jones widow was living at Plas Nico, Holyhead, with her six children RG9/4373/43]. Trinity House had granted her a pension.
Wife: Margaret, 1823, Holyhead, AGY. Children; (Eleanor or Elizabeth) & Mary & Hugh & John & William & Ann, 1849 & 1850 & 1855 & 1857 & 1859 & 1860, Holyhead, AGY. (Mother): Ann Jones, c1781, AGY. (Sister): Grace Jones, c1806, AGY.
Jones, John AGY 1830 Holyhead 1861 South Stack
Nothing further known
Wife born Holyhead, 1834
Jones, Thomas FLN 1821 Holywell 1841 AK Flatholm
1851 Not found but wife and mother at Poplar, MDX [HO107/1550/445]
1861 PK Trevose Head
1871 PK Trevose Head
1881 North Foreland
Wife: Ann, 1823, Bristol, SOM. Children: Penelope A & Thomas E & Margaret E, 1854 & 1856 & 1859, Poplar, LND; Alice Mary, 1864, St Merryn, CON. Mother: Penelope Jones, 1795, Llanasa, FLN.
Jones, William Not SFK c1811
Nothing further known
Wife: Eliza, c1816, not SFK
Jones, William AGY 1836 Holyhead ES Dec 1860
1861 Lodging at Bromley (by Bow), MDX RG9/300/166]
1871 South Stack (A)
1881 Longships (B)
1891 Start Point (C)
1901 On pension at Llandysilio, AGY [RG13/5277/94]
AK 1861-3 Needles, 1863-7 St Anns Head, 1867-78 South Stack
PK 1878-82 Longships, 1882-92 Start Point, 1892-4- Whitby
Wives: Margaret, 1845, Holyhead, AGY (A); Jane, 1837, (Brynsiencyn or Holyhead), AGY (B-C). Children: William Richard, 1872, Holyhead, AGY; William James & Alfred John & Edward Oliver, 1877 & 1878 & 1879, all Start, Stokenham, DEV.
Jones, William PEM 1849 Dale ES Dec 1870
1881 Casquets
1891 Not found but wife and children at St Ann, Alderney, CHI [RG12/4707/90]
1901 Caldey
AK 1871-5 Casquets; 1875-8 Trevose Head; 1878-91 Casquets; 1891-4 S. Foreland
PK 1894- Bishop Rock; 1901 Caldey Island
Wife: Annie Elizabeth, 1861, Alderney, CHI. Children: Annie Rachel & John James, 1874 & 1878, Alderney, CHI; William O, 1876, Trevose Head, CON; John & James & Thomas & Edward & George & Winifred, 1878 & 1882 & 1886 & 1887 & 1889 & 1890, all Alderney, CHI; Harold, 1892, Dover, KEN; Dora, 1898, AGY. Sister-in-Law: Margaret Gaudion, 1865, Alderney, CHI.
Jones, William Edward 1893 Jones was killed by enemy action while serving at St Catherines 1 Jun 1943 - see reports in the Isle of Wight County Press 5 & 12 Jun 1943  
Kaye, Alfred John DEV 1877 Stokenham 1901 SAK Eddystone
Kaye does not appear in the 1910 Service List and had presumably left the Service
Kaye was unmarried in 1901.
Kaye, W.J. DEV 1876 Stokenham ES Mar 1897
1901 Bishop Rock
AK 1898-9 Lundy Is., 1899-1902 Bishop Rock, 1902-7 Pendeen, 1907-8 Wolf Rock, 1908-10 Cape Pembroke, 1910- Les Hanois
Kaye was unmarried in 1901.
Kaye, William SRY 1843 Ockham ES Nov 1869
1871 Ashore in Bromley, MDX, from Maplin [RG10/573/69] (A)
1881 Start Point (B)
1891 Start Point (C)
1901 Trevose Head (D)
AK 1870-1 Casquets, 1871-2 Maplin, 1872-5 Gt. Basses, 5-10/1875 Blackwall, 1875-92 Start Point
PK 1892-3 Bishop Rock, 8-10/1893 Round Island, 1893-4- Godrevy
Wives: Mary Ann, 1849, Bromley, MDX (A); Ann Elizabeth, 1844, Alderney, CHI (B-D). Children: William James & Alfred John & Edward Oliver, 1877 & 1878 & 1879, all Stokenham, DEV. Mother-in-Law: Elizabeth (Buckering), 1824, Poplar, MDX (A).
Kelsey, William KEN 1800 Ash, Sandwich 1841 Lizard
1851 Happisburgh
1861 Happisburgh
1871 Happisburgh
1881 On pension at Happisburgh, NFK [RG11/1920/108]
Wife: Sarah, 1801, Broadstairs, KEN. Children: John & William, 1827 & 1830, not CON; Elizabeth, 1834, Chatham, Rochester, KEN.
Kettle, James NFK 1803 Winterton 1841 Kettle and his family were at Winterton, NFK, but he was described as Shopkeeper [HO107/766/12/10]
1851 Winterton
1861 Winterton
1871
1881 On pension at Lowestoft, SFK
Wife: Elizabeth, 1805, Martham, Winterton, NFK. Children: Happy/Hepzibah & Louisa & Jane & Elizabeth & Frederick, 1831 & 1833 & 1837 & 1839 & 1844, all Winterton, NFK. Grandchild: Edward Kettle, 1855, Winterton, NFK.
Knott, Edmund Horton DEV 1872 Braunton ES Apr 1892
1901 AK South Foreland
1894- Smalls, c1899-1901- S. Foreland
Wife: Alice, 1867, Caddington, HRT. Children: Catherine, 1898, Neyland, PEM; Florence, 1900, Luton, BDF.
Knott, George KEN 1828 St Margaret at Cliffe 1851 South Foreland
1861 South Foreland
1871 Bideford
1881 Bull Point
1891 On pension at Dover, KEN [RG12/741/26]
1901 Still at Dover on pension [RG13/839/10]
1851 S. Foreland, 1861-6 Eddystone, 1871 Bideford, 1881-1888 Bull Point, c1899 N. Foreland
Wife: Catherine, 1827, St Margaret at Cliffe, KEN. Children: Arthur & Henry T & Matilda E & George J & Arthur W & Frederick W & Ann, 1850 & 1851 & 1853 & 1855 & 1857 & 1860 & 1871, St Margaret at Cliffe, KEN (the dates of birth of these children are confused in the censuses); Mary Jane, 1864, Plymouth, DEV; Herbert & Rosa & Walter G & Edward H & Florence M, 1867 & 1869 & 1870 & 1873 & 1876, all Braunton, DEV
Several members of the Knott family were Lighthousekeepers.
Knott, Henry KEN 1748 St Margarets at Cliffe c1770 S. Foreland Wife born 1753. Children: 1774-97, S. Foreland
Several members of the Knott family were Lighthousekeepers.
Knott, Henry KEN 1797 St Margaret at Cliffe Knott is known to have been at South Foreland in 1817
1841 South Foreland (A)
1851 South Foreland (B)
1861 South Foreland (C)
(Wife or wives): There was no wife present in 1841 (A), so Margaret, 1814, Ringwould, KEN (B & C) was possibly a second wife. Children: John & Elizabeth & George & Mary Ann & Henry N & Anne Maria, 1820 & c1826 & 1829 & 1833 & 1848 & 1854, all St Margaret at Cliffe, KEN. Sarah Arnold, 1787, Ringwould, KEN, was visiting in 1861.
Sons Henry and John and several other members of the Knott family were Lighthousekeepers.
Knott, Henry KEN 1819 St Margaret at Cliffe 1841 S. Foreland
1851 Flamborough Head
1861 Flamborough Head
1871 Flamborough Head
Wife: Ann, 1822, Burton Agnes (nr Bridlington), YKS (d. by 1871). Child: Jane Ann, 1853, Flamborough, YKS. Dina Wilkinson, 1852, Sewerby, YKS, was visiting in 1861.
Several members of the Knott family were Lighthousekeepers.
Knott, Henry T. KEN 1851 St Margarets at Cliffe (d. Crewe 1910) ES Dec 1873
1881 Skerries (not enumerated); Wife and child at Holyhead with her parents [RG11/5594/36]
1891 St Anns Head
1901 Skerries
1874-86 Skerries, 1886-7 S. Foreland, 1887-90 Basses, 1890-4- St Anns Head, 1898- S. Stack, c1900 Start Point, 1901 Skerries, subsequently at Bideford & Bull Point at unknown dates
Wife: Elizabeth, 1848, Milford, PEM, (d. 1886). Children: Catherine G & John H & Hilda M & Violet M & Ellen M, 1879 & 1882 & 1885 & 1886 (2). Sister: Ann W Knott, 1861 St Margaret at Cliffe, KEN
Wife Ellen M was the daughter of Lighthousekeeper John Hall, 1810, Dale, PEM (q.v.). Several members of the Knott family were Lighthousekeepers.
Knott, John KEN 1820 St Margaret at Cliffe (d. there in 1851) 1851 S. Foreland Wife: Matilda (nee Goldsack), 1818, St Margaret at Cliffe, KEN. Fatgher-in-Law, Thomas Goldsack, 1787, St Margaret at Cliffe, KEN (living with Knott at South Foreland in 1851
Several members of the Knott family were Lighthousekeepers.
Knott, William KEN 1706 Acrise   Wife: 1710, Acrise, KEN. Children 1741-52, South. Foreland
Several members of the Knott family were Lighthousekeepers.
Knowles, John NFK 1803 1841 Happisburgh Lydia, c1811, NFK. Children: John & Robert & Elizabeth & Caroline & Lydia & Matilda & Isaac, c1826 & 1833 & 1834 & 1835 & 1836 & 1838 & 1840, all NFK.
Lambert, Richard Not CON c1791 1841 Lizard No wife shown
Lamping, James DEV 1804 Bideford 1841 AK Bideford
1851 PK Bideford
1861 PK Bideford
1881 On pension at Braunton, DEV [RG11/2249/71]
Wife: Mary A, 1810, Sowden, Exeter, DEV. Child: Thomas Bragg, 1836, DEV.
Father Thomas was also a Lighthousekeeper (q.v.)
Lamping, Thomas c1778   Son James was also a Lighthousekeeper.
Lamping died at Bideford lighthouse Aug 1838 in the presence of his colleague, Benjamin Perryman (q.v.).
Lanceley, Thomas CHS 1834 Moston, nr. Chester ES May 1858
1861 Happisburgh
1871 Avonmouth
1881 Away in Gibraltar
1891 St Agnes
1901 On pension at Broadway, DOR [RG13/1990/25]
AK 1858-60 Eddystone, 1860-1 Happisburgh, 1861-73 Avonmouth, 1873-4 Nash
PK 1874-5 Gunfleet, 1875-9 Hurst, 1879-85 Gibraltar, 1885-91 St Agnes, 1894- Portland
Wife: Hannah, 1834, Moston nr. Chester, CHS.
Lawrence, Aaron HRT 1821 Harpenden 1851 Lawrence appears to have been a footman at Acton, MDX [HO107/1699/574]
1861 AK Dungeness
1871 Not enumerated, prob. on Eddystone; Wife and children at Plymouth, DEV [RG10/2112/22]
1881 Mary Ann, now widowed, was with son Thomas Aaron at Flamborough Lighthouse, YKS; Daughter Eliza in service at Brough, YKS [RG11/4739/111]
Wife: Mary Ann, 1820, Acton Turville, GLS. Children: Caroline, 1853, Acton Turville, GLS; Thomas Aaron, 1855, St Just, CON; Elizabeth P & Mary Ann, 1859 & 1861 Lydd, KEN; Eliza, 1864, Mucking, ESS.
Son Thomas Aaron was also Lighthousekeeper (q.v.)
Lawrence, Thomas Aaron CON 1855 Sennen, St Just ES Feb 1877
1881 Flamborough Head
1891 Flamborough Head
1901 Flamborough Head
AK 1878-9 St Tudwals, 1879-1902 Flamborough Head
PK 1902-6 Wolf Rock, 1906-10 Plymouth Breakwater, 1910 Spurn Head, 1911 Withernsea
Wife: Sarah E, 1864, Flamborough, YKS. Children: Thomas W & Gertrude B & Edith & Beatrice & Ernest & Ethel & May, 1882 & 1885 & 1886 & 1888 & 1890 & 1891 & 1896, all Flamborough, YKS. Parents: Lighthousekeeper Aaron Lawrence & Mary Ann (q.v.).
Son Thomas W was also Lighthousekeeper (q.v.).
Lawrence, T.W. 1882 ES Apr 1905
1907-11 Bishop Rock, 1911 Plymouth Breakwater, 1919 Storekeeper, Yarmouth, Discharged 1928
Father Thomas Aaron was also Lighthousekeeper (q.v.)
Layton, W.H. 1883 ES Oct 1902
1905-6 Round Island, 1906- Maplin, Last station Lizard, Retired 1943. Died 27 Jan 1959
 
Le Gallais, Charles Henry KEN 1869 Ramsgate ES Oct 1892
1901 AK St Agnes
AK 1894-5 Casquets, 1895-8 Lundy, 1898-1902 St Agnes
From 1902 see also entry in table of Fog Signal Gunners
Wife: Augustine Constance, 1865, Alderney, CHI. Child: Edward Charles, 1900, St Agnes, Scilly Is, CON.
Le Gallais, Frederick William KEN 1872 Ramsgate ES Apr 1895
1901 Trevose Head
1898-9 Smalls, 1899-1906 Trevose, 1906-10- Lizard
Wife: Georgina, 1874, Kirby, ESS. Child: Evelyn Georgina, 1900, Ipswich, SFK.
Lees, W.J. 1869 ES May 1900
1903 ENG Souter Point
 
Lewis   1857 Lundy
Nothing further known
 
Lewis   1901 Florence Lewis, Wife of Lighthouse Keeper, and her children were at Llanstadwell, PEM. Lewis cannot be identified with certainty. Wife: Florence, 1871, Hull, YKS. Children: Christina & Elsie & William & Thomas, 1896 & 1898 & 1900 (2), all Llanstadwell, PEM.
Lewis, Alfred Ernest CON 1864 St Anthony in Roseland ES May 1886
1891 Lizard
AK 1901 Flatholm
AK 3/1891 Lizard, 3/1891-94 Wolf Rock, 1894-7 St Anns Head, 1897-9 Lizard, 1899-1903 Flatholm, 1903-6 South Bishop, 1906-11 S. Foreland, 1911- Bishop Rock
Wife: Julia Annie, 1869, Landewednack, CON. Child: Claire Denise, 1895, Landewednack, CON.
Lewis, B.J.G. 1880 ES Jan 1902
1906-10- Godrevy, Discharged Sep 1920
 
Lewis, George H. DEV 1822 Clovelly 1841 AK Bardsey
1851 PK Bardsey
1861 PK Bardsey
1871 PK Burnham
1881 Not found
Wife: Emma, 1824, St Martins, MDX. Children: Florence AS & Emma EP, 1852 & 1854, Bardsey Is, CAE.
Lewis, W.W. 1882 ES Apr 1902
1903-4 St Anns Head, 1904- South Bishop
 
Lewis, Walter Charles Monmth 1859 Usk Lighthouse, St Brides (d. 1911) ES Dec 1876
1881 Ashore from Smalls at Neyland, PEM [RG11/5414/39]
1891 Ashore from Smalls at Pembroke Dock, PEM [RG12/4530/20]
1901 AK St Catherines
AK 1877-9 Bishop Rock, 5/1879-10/1879 Bideford, 1879-92 Smalls, 1892-9 Nash Point, 1899-1901 St Catherines
PK 1901-5 Bishop Rock, 1905-9 Dungeness, 1909-10- St Agnes
Lewis was unmarried in 1881: Wife: Emily, 1858, Pembroke Dock, PEM. Children: William Walter & Edwin George & John Cecil & Emily Jane & Arthur Bertram & Mildred, 1883 & 1884 & 1886 & 1887 & 1889 & 1891, all Pembroke Dock, PEM; Alfred & Frederick, 1893 & 1897 Marcross, GLA.
Lewis, William PEM 1826 Walwyns Castle 1861 Not found
1871 Spurn Head
1881 PK Burnham
1891 PK Burnham
Wife: Jane Ann, 1832, Bristol St Philip, SOM. Children: Walter C, 1860, Usk Lighthouse, MON; Alfred E & Frederick, 1864 & 1867, St Anthony, CON; Mary F, 1870, Marcross, GLA; Arthur W, 1872, Spurn Head, YKS.
Light, John Edwin LND 1862 1881 Supernumerary at the Lizard
Nothing further known
 
Lightfoot, William MDX (1831 or 1841) Islington 1861 Bishop Rock
1871 Caldey Is
1881 St Anns Head
1891 Great Castle Head
Lightfoot was unmarried in 1861: Wife: Mary. 1839, Scilly Isles, CON. Children: William George & Annie FW, 1866 & 1870 , St Anns Head, Dale, PEM.
Lloyd, James PEM 1840 Dale ES Jun 1860
1861 AK Casquets
1871 Lloyd apparently not enumerated but family in Plymouth, DEV [RG10/2116/87]
1881 PK Bishop Rock
1891 Maplin; Wife not found
1901 Lloyd was retired at Swanage, DOR
AK 1860-4 Casquets, 1864-7 Landguard, 1867-8 Hurst, 1868-9 Start, 1869-73 Eddystone, 1873-5 Orfordness, 1875-7 Basses, 6/1877-12/1877 Happisburgh
PK 1877-81 Bishop Rock, 1881-4 Dungeness, 1884-8 Mucking, 1888-94 Maplin
Wife: Priscilla HB, 1848, Guernsey, CHI. Children: Ada F, 1866, Walton, SFK; Lewis E, 1872 Plymouth, DEV; Percy B, 1874 Orford, SFK.
Lloyd, John PEM c1761 On pension in Dale, PEM  
Lloyd, Richard PEM 1800 1835 St Anns Head
1841 St Anns Head
1851 St Anns Head
1861 St Anns Head
1871 On pension at Dale, PEM [RG10/5524/9]
1881 On pension at Dale, PEM [RG11/5146/32]
Wife: Elizabeth, 1804, Dale, PEM. Children: William & Mary & Lewis & Sarah & Richard & Emma & Elizabeth & James & Janet & Matilda & Richard, c1825 & 1829 & 1831 & 1832 & 1834 & 1836 & 1838 & 1840 & 1843 & 1850 & 1852, all Dale, PEM.
Lloyd, Richard Henry PEM 1852 St Anns Lighthouse, Dale ES Jan 1877
1881 Lizard
1891 Lizard
1901 Not found but Wife and child at Swanage DOR [RG13/1985/39]
AK 1878-9 Longships, 1879-94- Lizard
Wife: Ellen, 1851, Walton West, PEM. Children: William Henry & Arthur, 1882-6, Landewednack, CON.
Lloyd, W.H. 1881 ES: Oct 1900
1902-10 Hanois, 1910- Dungeness
 
Long, H.E. 1885 ES Oct 1906
1909-10- St Anns, 1910- Coquet Is.
 
Long, L.T. 1885 ES Jun 1905
1909-10- Bishop Rock
 
Mackenzie - see also McKenzie      
Major - see also Mayor,      
Maskall, Ralph K. LND 1870 Hornsey ES Feb 1895
1901 Skerries
1897-1906 Skerries, 1906-1911 St Agnes, 1911- Dungeness
Maskall was unmarried in 1901.
Maskell, G.C. 1886 ES Sep 1906
1908- Wolf Rock
 
Maskell, George F. KEN 1844 Ramsgate 1871 Bardsey
1881 AK Lundy (The entry in this census is incomplete and clearly contains guesswork; it is of limited value)
1891 Maskell not found; Although still shown as married, Hester Maskell was Housekeeper at Whitechapel, MDX [RG12/280/56]
1901 Hester, now shown as 'Single', still Housekeeper at Whitechapel, MDX [RG13/305/26]
Wife: Hester Elizabeth, 1845, Bromley (by Bow), MDX
Maskell, John T. KEN 1857 Ramsgate ES Sep 1881
1881 Unemployed printer living with his mother at Wyke Regis, DOR [RG11/2106/86]; his father was Master aboard the lightvessel Shambles off the DOR coast
1891 Dungeness
1901 Amelia Maskell, now widowed, was with her children at Ramsgate, KEN RG13/828/12]
1885-9 Maplin, 1889-94- Dungeness
Wife: Amelia, 1859, Ramsgate, KEN. Children: Lizzie & Millie, 1887 & 1889, Poplar, LND; John T & Nellie & Charles H & Rose Mary, 1890 & 1892 & 1893 & 1896, all Lydd, KEN. Parents: Henry Maskell, 1821, St Lawrence, IOW, & Hannah Maskell, 1824, Thanet, KEN.
Maskell, W.J. 1888 ES Jan 1908
1/1911-11/1911 St Anns, 11/1911- Flatholm
 
May, Alfred Brombly NFK 1834 Gt. Yarmouth 1861 South Stack
1871 W. Usk
1881 Lowestoft
1891 Hannah May, now widowed, was with her sons at Ipswich, SFK [RG12/1467/12]
Wife: Hannah, 1839, Poplar, MDX. Children: Alfred B, 1860, Holyhead, AGY; Elizabeth, 1862, South Stack, Holyhead, AGY; Francis S, 1865, Lundy Island, DEV; Samuel B, 1870, St Brides, MON
May, Alfred Brombly AGY 1860 Holyhead ES 1878
1881 Wolf Rock
1891 Hartland Point
1901Hartland Point
AK 1879-82 Wolf Rock, 1882-94 Hartland Point
May was unmarried in 1881 & 1891; he was said to be married in 1901 but his wife was not present. He appears to have left the Service by 1910.
May, E.J. 1886 ES Jul 1908
1911- St Anns
 
Mayor or Major, ESS 1836 Harwich 1861 Longships, not enumerated but wife and child at Trinity buildings, Sennen, CON [RG9/1599/73]
1871 Not found but wife and children at Cardiff, GLA [RG10/5364/14]
1881 Mayor had left the Service and was a sailmaker in Cardiff, GLA [RG11/5281/4]
Wife: Ann, 1836, Charlton Adam/Mackrell, SOM. Children: Joseph H, 1860, Sennen, CON; Rowland E Samuel, 1863, St Anthony, CON; Charles William, 1867, Holyhead, AGY. Poss. Brother-in-Law: Francis Rowland, 1833, Charlton Adam, SOM.
McBride, William John LND 1880 Poplar 1901 Smalls
McBride appears to have left the Service before 1910.
 
McCarthy, John NFK (1842 or 1844) Wells ES Jan 1865
1871 AK Plymouth Breakwater (Wife not found)
1881 St Anthony
1891 Lundy
1901 PK Anvil Point
AK 1865-7 Casquets, 1867-9 Corton (SFK), 1869-74 Plymouth Breakwater, 1874-84 St Anthony
PK 1884-93 Lundy, 1893-4- Gt.. Castle Head
Wife: Mary Ann, 1841, Poplar, LND. Children: John WH, 1868, Corton, SFK; Jane Elizabeth, 1872, Plymouth, DEV; Daniel T & Robert H & Mary Ann Louisa & Sarah Lillies & Augustus George, 1875 & 1877 & 1880 & 1885, all St Anthony, CON
1892 Cert. of Bravery earned at Lundy
McCarthy, Robert H. (ENG or CHI 1876 Torteval, Guernsey) ES Apr 1897
1901 AK Ashore at Torteval, Guernsey, CHI [RG13/5317/112]
AK 1899-1901 Les Hanois, 1901-5 St Anthony, 1905-10- St Catherines
Wife: Annie M, 1879, Torteval, Guernsey, CHI.
McKenzie, Charles R. NBL 1863 Bamburgh ES Nov 1887
1891 SAK Smalls
1901 Trwyn Du
AK 1891-2 Longstone, 1892-5 Spurn Head, 1895-7 Skerries, 1897-1911Trwyn Du, 1911 Coquet Is
MacKenzie was unmarried in 1891; Wife: Alice, 1871, Spurn, YKS. Children: Charles Roderick, 1897, Holyhead,AGY; Lily Eleanor & Arthur John, 1899 & 1890, Penmaen, AGY.
McKenzie, John Scotland 1798 1841 Not found
1851 Lizard
1861 Not found
Wife: Mary, 1802, Plaistow, ESS. Children: Mary & Isabella, 1839 & 1842, Plaistow, ESS.
Merchant, William Not SOM c1816 1841 Burnham
Nothing further known
 
Miller, Frank K. DOR 1878 Poole 1901 SAK St Catherines
Miller does not appear in the 1910 Service List and presumably did not remain in the Service.
Miller was unmarried in 1901.
Miller, Henry (E/H.) MDX. 1820 Stepney 1851 Spurn Head
1861 Lowestoft
1871 Not found
Wife: Hannah, 1817, Romford, ESS. Children: Donald, 1845, Stepney, MDX; Janet S & Elizabeth H, 1849 & 1855, Spurn Lighthouse, Kilnsea, YKS.
Millett, Henry C. Wiltshire 1832 Beadford ES Nov 1870
1871 ENG Souter Point: Wife and elder children at Kentish Town, LND, with her parents [RG11/235/78]
1881 ENG Souter Point
1891 ENG St Catherines
1901 On pension at Wroxall, IOW [RG13/1030/27]
ENG 1870-87 Souter Point, 1887-94- St Catherines
Wife: Louisa, 1837, Bath, SOM. Children: Fanny M, 1863, Genoa, Italy: George G, 1868, New Cross, LND; Humberto, 1870, Deptford, KEN: Bertha L & Ada C & Linda A & Henry C & Louisa G & Percy, 1872 & 1874 & 1876 & 1878 & 1879 & 1880, all Whitburn, South Shields, DUR. Sister: Annie Millett, 1847, Greenwich, KEN. Parents-in-Law: George W Gardner, 1812, Fresford, SOM, & Tabitha Gardner, 1813, Bath, SOM.
Mitchell, Joseph CON (1859 or 1861) St Marys, Scilly Is ES Aug 1879
1881 SAK Bull Point
1891 Lizard
8/1881-4 Skerries, 1884-9 Bishop Rock, 1889-92 Lizard
Mitchell left the service in April 1892 to join the Hong Kong Lighthouse Service.
Wife: Elizabeth Jane, 1864, St Marys, Scilly Is, CON.
Monk, George SSX 1814 (Fairwarp or Pevensey) 1841 Monk was apparently Shoemaker at Lowestoft, NFK [HO107/1030/6/12]
1851 Lundy
1861 Not found but wife and dau at St Woollos, Newport, MON [RG9/4018]
1871 Happisburgh
1881 Maria Monk, now widowed, was with her daughter at Gorleston, SFK [RG11/1907/59]
Wife: Maria, (1810 or 1815), Lowestoft, SFK. Children: Maria & William, 1845 & 1849, Lowestoft, SFK. Niece: Emma Monk, 1851, Lowestoft, SFK.
Monk, William G. SFK 1858 Lowestoft ES Nov 1878
1881 St Tudwals
1891 Whitby
1901 AK St Marys Whitley Bay
AK 1879-85 St Tudwals, 1885-9 Farne Is., 1889-9/90 Whitby, 9/1890-5/91 Temporarily redundant, 5/1891-8 Tynemouth, 1898-1906 St Marys Whitley Bay
PK 1906-10 Wolf Rock, 1910- Plymouth Breakwater
Monk was unmarried in 1881: Wife: Anne, 1862, Pwllheli, CAE. Children: William & Anne & Ruth, 1884 & 1887 & 1888, all Pwllheli, CAE; George, 1890, Hawsker, Whitby, YKS; Dorothy & Ellen, 1893 & 1894, Tynemouth, NBL.
Moody, Alfred MDX 1812 (St Georges, Hanover Sq or Pimlico) 1851 Nash Point
1861 Lizard
Elizabeth Moody, now widowed, was Lodging House Keeper at Harwich, ESS [RG10/1680/27]
Wife: Elizabeth Harn, 1824, Ranworth, NFK. Children: Alfred W, 1850 Marcross, GLA; John J & Janet E & William HC, 1857 & 1860 & 1864, all Landewednack, CON.
Moody, Christopher   1823 Flamborough Head (per Baines Directory)
Nothing further known
 
Morris, William O. MER 1875 Barmouth ES Mar 1900
AK 1901 Gunfleet (SAK), 1902-7 Wolf Rock, 1907-10- Pendeen
 
Moss, William BRK 1812 Langford 1851 Spurn Head
1861 Lowestoft
1871 Lowestoft
Wife: Mary, 1806, Sunderland, DUR. Child. Harriet, 1842 Langford, BRK. Sister: Elizabeth (m. Ward), 1801, Langford, BRK.
Munson, C.E. 1886 ES Feb 1907
1909-10- Chapman
 
Neale, Edward Joseph LND 1858 Bromley ES Mar 1878
1881 In lodgings at St Ives, CON [RG11/2342/37]
1891 Bardsey
1901 St Tudwals
AK 1879-82 Godrevy, 1882-92 Bardsey, 1892-1908 St Tudwals
PK 1908- St Tudwals
Neale was unmarried in 1881 and widowed by 1891; he apparently married Elizabeth Gyles in the Mar qtr of 1882 in Penzance District; around 1897 he married Ellen, 1868, Pwllheli, CAE. Children: Edward & Lizzie K, 1883 & 1885, St Ives, CON; Rose, 1898, Liverpool, LAN; Florence, 1900, Pwllheli, CAE. Mother: Katherine Neale, 1828, LND. Mother-in-Law: Nancy Gyles, 1821, St Ives, CON. Sister: Emily K Neale, 1855, Stepney, LND.
In 1881 mother-in-law Nancy Gyles was with her daughters at St Ives, CON [RG11/2342/18]
Neal(e), George LND 1815 Stepney 1841 AK St Catherines
1851 AK St Catherines
1861 Hurst
1871 Hurst
Wife: Hannah, (1815 or 1817), Spitalfields, LND. Children: George, 1838, Mile End, LND: Catherine, 1840, Niton, IOW. Mother-in-Law: Mary Lishman, 1781, St Georges in the East, MDX.
There was probably a family relationship between wife Hannah and the wife of Lighthousekeeper George Wallace, 1825 (q.v.).
Nelson, Thomas C. NBL 1870 Seahouses ES Jan 1899
1901 Gunfleet
AK 1900-1 Gunfleet, 1901-4 S. Foreland, 1904-7 Maplin, 1907-10- Bull Point
Nelson was said to be married in 1901 but his wife was not found.
Nicholas, Charles PEM 1841 Pembroke ES Jun 1868
1871 Nicholas not found: Wife and children at Bromley St Leonard, LND [RG10/572/92]
1881 Mucking
1891 Ashore with family at West Ham, ESS [RG12/1326/115]
1901 Bideford
AK 1869-70 Skerries, 1870-6 Chapman, 1876-84 Mucking, 1884-8 Basses, 12/1888-2/1889 Redundant, 1889-91 Maplin
PK 1891-4 Gunfleet, 1894- Trevose Head
Wife: Eliza, 1831, Warehorne, KEN(formerly m. James Cox, Railway agent, 1826, Langport, SOM). Child: Annie, 1870, Poplar, MDX. Stepchildren: Robert & James Cox, 1857 & 1858; Matilda Cox, 1860, Holbeach, LIN; Ellen, 1861, Alfreton, DBY; Herbert Cox, 1864, Burley, YKS.
Nicholas, Charles E. PEM 1861 Milford Haven ES Aug 1879
1881 SAK Spurn Head
1891 AK Dungeness
1881-2 Skerries, 1882-5 Wolf Rock, 1885-9 Lizard, 1889-92 Dungeness
Nicholas left to join the Hong Kong Lighthouse Service in April 1892
Nicholas was unmarried in 1881; Wife: Mary A, 1863, The Lizard, CON. Children: Percival T & Francis N, 1885 & 1886, the Lizard, CON. Sister: Ada E Nicholas, 1867, Cardiff, GLA.
Nicholas Christopher CON 1873 Sennen ES Nov 1896
AK 1901 Longships
1898-1900 Gunfleet, ESS, 1900-1 Dungeness, 1901-5 Longships, 4-7/1905 St Anthony, 7/1905- Lowestoft
1917 Nicholas was killed by a fall while cleaning the glass of the lantern at Longships
 
Nicholas, David GLA 1848 Penrice ES Mar 1871
1881 South Bishop; Wife and family at Llanstadwell, PEM [RG11/5414/29]
1891 Not found
1901 Lundy; Wife and family at Neyland, Llanstadwell, PEM [RG13/5126/44]
AK 1872-4 Smalls, 1874-6 Lundy, 1876-95 South Bishop
PK 1895-8 Longstone, 1898-1906 Lundy
From 1906 see entry in Fog Signal Gunners table
Wife: Mary, 1849, Old Milford, PEM. Children: Sarah & William W & David Lewis & Frederick S & John W, 1871 & 1880 & 1883 & 1886 & 1891, all Neyland, PEM. The Spooner family were visiting in 1881.
Nicholas, Henry CON (1844 or 1846) Sennen 1871 Souter Point
1881 Nash Point
1891 Bishop Rock
1901 Not found
Nicholas was unmarried in 1871; Wife: Lucy, 1846, Exeter, DEV. Children: Louisa Mary, 1880, The Lizard, Landewednack, CON; Margaret Ellen & John Henry & Emmeline Florence, 1882 & 1885 & 1887, all Marcross, GLA.
Nicholas, Thomas John PEM 1875 Burton ES Mar 1894
1901 Lundy; Wife and family at Neyland, Llanstadwell, PEM [RG13/5126/20]
AK 4/1897-8/1897 Longships, 1897-9 Bishop Rock, 1899-1910- Lundy
Wife: (Florence M, 1877, Neyland, PEM). Child: 1907 Neyland, PEM.
Nicholls, Charles PEM 1861 Milford 1881 SAK Spurn Head
Nothing further known
Nicholls was unmarried in 1881.
Nixon, James 1745 Kept the Spurn light for 22 years  
Norris, Edwin Mars IOW 1841 (Cowes or Yarmouth) 1861 Poss. with parents at Cowes, IOW [RG9/653/29]
1871 Tynemouth
1881 Grocer in Tynemouth [RG11/5079/29]
Norris was widowed by 1871. Child: Edwin J, 1868, Kingston on Thames, SRY. Parents: It is likely that parents were Mark Norris, 1805, Arreton, IOW, occupation shown as Trinity Service in 1861, and Hannah Norris, 1808, Chale, IOW.
Norton, Alfred Ernest IOW 1872 East Cowes ES Sep 1892
1901 Souter Point
AK 1894-7 Bishop Rock, 1897-8 Longships, 1898-9 Wolf Rock, 1899- Souter PointPK 1921- Pendeen
Pensioned Nov 1933
Wife: Jane Ellis, 1877, (St Levan), CON. Child: Emily L, 1900, Marsden, DUR.
Norton, George IOW 1863 East Cowes ES Mar 1886
1891 Eddystone
1901 AK Lowestoft
AK 1889-93 Eddystone, 1893-7 Bardsey, 1897-9 Mucking, 1899-1910 Lowestoft, 1910 Wolf Rock
Wife: Minnie M, Penzance, CON 1867. Children: George, 1893, Plymouth, DEV; William H, 1895 Cardiff, GLA: Florence EM & Alfred J, 1896 & 1897, Aberdaron, CAE; Daniel PF, 1900, Lowestoft, SFK.
Nott, Edwin W. DEV 1847 Topsham ES Jul 1869
1871 AK Flatholm
1881 Lowestoft
1891 Lowestoft
1901 PK Lowestoft
AK 1870-9 Flatholm, 1879-91 Lowestoft
PK 1891-4- Les Hanois
Wife: Elizabeth, 1843, (Islington or Enfield), LND. Children: Frederick J, 1876, Cardiff, GLA; Elizabeth, 1878, Flatholm Is; Alice G, 1880, Lowestoft, SFK.
Nott, George J. ESS 1868 Dovercourt 1891 SAK Caldey Island
Nothing further known
 
Nott, Henry DEV 1835 Barnstaple ES Apr 1861
1861 Not found
1871 Dovercourt
1881 Eddystone (not enumerated); wife and children at Plymouth, DEV RG11/2200/36]
1891 Tynemouth
AK 1861-3 Smalls, 1863-72 Dovercourt, 1872-9 St Catherines
PK 1879-82 Eddystone, 1882-8 St Bees, 1888-94 Tynemouth, 1894- N. Foreland
Wife: Sarah, 1836, Topham, DEV (d. by 1891). Children: Annie E, 1861, (Stoke Damerel, Devonport or Barnstaple), DEV; Alice H, 1863, Neyland, PEM; George J & William E & Henry J, 1867 & 1869 & 1871, all Dovercourt, ESS; Frank H, 1873, Niton, IOW.
Nutsford, Henry R. Cumberland 1830 Whitehaven 1861 Point of Air
Nothing further known
Wife: Mary J, 1835, IRL. Children: Mary E, 1857, Mucking, ESS; Catherine & Daniel E, 1859 & 1860, Llanasa, FLN. Sister: Annie M Nutsford, Whitehaven, CUL.
Oats, Richard CON 1876 St Just ES Aug 1899
1901 Ashore from Godrevy and lodging with the family of Lighthousekeeper John Gentry at St Ives, CON [RG13/2250/6]
1900-10- Godrevy
 
Odden, Henry T. IRL 1868 ES Nov 1887
1891 With parents at Bromley by Bow, MDX [RG12/328/36]
1901 AK Bull Point
AK 1887-96 Les Hanois, 1896-1907 Bull Point, 1907- Maplin
Wife: Eliza, 1867, Gosport, HAM. Child: Henry T, 1898, Mortehoe, DEV. Parents: Thomas Odden, 1826, Gravesend, KEN, & Amelia Odden, 1832, Portsmouth, HAM.
Odgers, J.A. 1882 ES Nov 1902
1906-8 Bishop Rock, 1908- Southwold
 
Odgers, John SSX 1832 Bognor 1861 Trwyn Du (A)
1881 Whitby (B)
1901 On pension at East Looe, CON [RG13/2195/41]
Wives: Ann E, 1827, Stonehouse, DEV (A); Jane, 1833, East Looe, CON (B & C). Child: John C, 1860, St Ives, CON; Annie, 1863, AGY.
Odgers, Samuel Johns SSX 1842 Worthing (d. 26 Aug 1909 in CMN) ES May 1867
1871 Not found (Gunfleet not enumerated)
1881 Trevose Head
1891 PK Flatholm
1901 PK Great Castle Head
AK 1868-73 Gunfleet, 1873-90 Trevose Head
PK 1890-4- Flatholm, 1901 Gt.. Castle Head
Wife: Grace L, 1840, Stithians, CON (d. 1907 in Burton, PEM). Children: Samuel John Charles & Hannah Elizabeth, 1875 & 1877, St Merryn, CON
Owen, William AGY 1792 Bodedern 1841 Skerries
1851 Skerries
Wife: Margaret, 1790, Llanfaelog, AGY. Grandchild: Margaret Williams, 1841, Llanfairynghornwy, AGY. Nephew: Thomas Williams, 1826, Llanfairynghornwy, AGY.
Owens, Thomas PEM 1832 Pembroke 1871 At Hoylake, CHS, Officer for Trinity Service [RG10/3743/
1881 Storekeeper at Holyhead [RG11/5594/70]
Wife: Annie, Pembroke, PEM, 1836. Children: Thomas, 1861, Milford, PEM; GAKirby & JIC, 1871 & 1873, CHS; AMM, 1878, Holyhead, AGY.
Page, Charles HAM. 1822 Hordle 1841 AK assisting father at Hurst
1851 AK Orford
1861 Left Service and Oil and Colour Man at Poplar, MDX [RG9/305/105]
Wife: Emma, 1815, Witnesham, SFK.
Father John Page, 1780, Yarmouth, IOW, was a lighthousekeeper (q.v.)
Page, George HAM. 1815 Keyhaven, Milford 1841 Not found
1851 Lowestoft (A)
1861 Lowestoft (B)
1871 Lowestoft
Page appears to have married three times. George Page married Eliza Paul at Milford Dec 1833 (Parish Register); other Wives: Amelia, 1805, Exton, HAM (A - d. Lowestoft Sep 1854); Margaret, 1823, Harwich, ESS (B - d. Lowestoft Mar 1869). Children: Agnes & George, 1852 & 1857, Lowestoft, SFK.
Wife Amelia was the elder sister of lighthousekeeper M.C. Carpenter (q.v.).
Page, John IOW 1780 Yarmouth 1841 Hurst
1851 Hurst
Wife: Mary, 1789, Newtown, IOW. Children: Charles & Robert, c1820 & c1826, Hurst, HAM; Mary & Susanna, 1827 & 1829, HAM. Jenny Robins, 1840, HAM, was also in the household in 1841.
Son Charles, 1820, became a lighthousekeeper (q.v.).
Palmer, Hugh PEM 1814 Dale, Milford Haven 1841 N. Foreland (A)
1851 Lizard (B)
1861 Lizard (C)
1871 Lizard (D)
Palmer died at the Lizard in 1873.
Wives: (Anthanimah), c1806, not KEN (A); Mary M, 1816, Bath, SOM (B-D). Children: Elizabeth & (Anthanimah) & Sarah Jane, 1833 & 1835 & 1837, Dale, Milford Haven, PEM: Hugh, 1839, KEN; Maria & John & Hugh, 1841 & 1844, Isle of Thanet, KEN; James S, 1853, Landewednack, CON.
Palmer, John PEM 1826 Angle or Caldey Is 1851 Start Point
1861 Start Point
1871 Portland Bill
1881 Sarah Palmer, now widowed, was at Poplar, MDX, with her children [RG11/503/41]
Wife: Sarah J, 1826, Poplar, MDX. Children: Kate & Ellen & John & James & Arthur, 1851 & 1852 & 1855 & 1860 & 1863, all Stokenham, DEV. Sister: Sarah E Palmer, 1829, Angle, PEM, was visiting in 1851 & 1861.
Palmer, John 1855 Palmer was SAK at the Longships in 1872, when he was washed off the rocks there and drowned. Although the Trinity House tender was on the scene at the time and lowered a boat, he could not be found.  
Palmer, Rees PEM 1797 Angle 1841 Nash Point
Palmer d. 1848 at Nash Point
Wife: 1802, Angle, PEM. Children: Elizabeth, 1822, not GLA; Thomas & John & Mary, 1824 & 1827 & 1829, all Angle, PEM.
Palmer, Thomas PEM 1765 Angle (d. 1833 at St Anns Head)   Wives: Margaret Bartlett, Stackpole, (m. 1792); Priscilla Phillips, 1760, Tywell, (m. 1795). Children: Rees, 1797 Angle, PEM; Hugh, 1811, Dale, PEM.
Parsons, A.S. 1884 ES Jul 1905
1907-10 Bardsey, 1910- Lizard
 
Parsons, James BKM 1835 Medmenham ES Mar 1862
1871 Trwyn Du
1881 PK Lundy (The entry in this census is incomplete and clearly contains guesswork; it is of limited value)
1891 Lowestoft (Pakefield)
AK 1862-5 Les Hanois, 1865-79 Trwyn Du
PK 1879-84 Lundy, 1884-6 Lowestoft, 1886-94- Lowestoft Pakefield
Wife: Mary, 1835, Willesden, MDX. Children: Mary A & George E, 1859 & 1868, Kilburn, MDX: James W, 1861, Bayswater, MDX: Annie M & Helena S & Charles Henry & John Thomas, 1866 & 1869 & 1872 & 1875, all Penmon, AGY.
Parsons, James William MDX 1860 (Westbourne Pk or Paddington, LND) ES Mar 1879
1881 Longstone
1891 Orford
1901 West Usk
AK 1881-7 Longstone, 1887-94 Orfordness, 1894-1902 West Usk, 1902-5 Beachy Head
PK 1905-10 Bishop Rock, 1910- Caldey Is.
Parsons was unmarried in 1881; Wife: Mary Jane, 1863, Holyhead, AGY. Children: William James & Helena Mary & Henry Bowen & Arthur Felton, 1889 & 1890 & 1892 & 1894, all Orford, SFK; Dorothy Helena, 1896, St Brides MON.
Parsons, W.G. 1881 ES May 1904
1908-11 Portland Breakwater, 1911- Trevose Head
 
Parsons, William DEV 1859 Plymouth ES 1879
1881 SAK Start Point
1891 South Stack
1901 Lower Light Portland Bill
AK 12/1881-8 St Tudwals, 1888-92 South Stack,1892-4 Smalls, 1894- Caldey, 1901 Portland Bill
Wife: Lavinia, 1863, Beeralston, DEV. Children: Lavinia Beatrice & William Goldsworthy & Elizabeth Jane & Amelia Hannah, 1887 & 1888 & 1889 & 1890, all Llanengan, CAE; Daisy G, 1900, Portland, DOR. Mother-in-Law: Elizabeth J Goldsworthy, 1829, Beeralston, DEV.
Parsons, William WAR 1850 Leamington ES Aug 1876
1881 Ashore at East Cowes from Needles [RG11/1173/109]
1891 Ashore at East Cowes from Needles [RG12/886/79]
PK 1904- Needles
Wife: Ann(ie), 1860, East Cowes, IOW. Children: William G & Alfred S, 1881 & 1885, East Cowes, IOW.
Paskell, G.B. 1879 ES Aug 1903
1906-2/1910 St Anns, 2/1910-3/1910 Temporarily redundant, 3/1910- Bardsey
 
Passifull, Edward SFK 1823 Felixstowe 1851 Landguard
1861 Landguard
Wife: Mary, 1824, Walton, SFK. Children: Mary & Elizabeth & Sarah & James & Martha R, 1844 & 1845 & 1853 & 1856 & 1858, all Felixstowe, SFK.
Peach, H.W. 1885 ES Jul 1908
1911- Flatholm
 
Pearce or Pierce, James DEV 1822 Chittlehampton, Warkleigh 1851 Not found
1861 Winterton
1871 Winterton
1881 Lowestoft
Wife: Ellen/Helen, (1812 or 1815), IRL. Children: 1845-6 Poplar, MDX; Henry, 1852 East Dean, SSX. Mother: 1878 Ashford, KEN. (Sister ? In-Law): Ann Austin, 1812, IRL
Pearce, John Scilly Is. 1865 Tresco 1901 AK South Foreland
AK 1888-90 Wolf Rock, 1890-2 Skerries, 1892-1900 S Stack, 1900-2 S. Foreland
PK 1902- Cape Pembroke
Wife: Isabella, 1867, Warkworth, NBL. Children: Elizabeth Mary & Edith Isabella, 1895 & 1898, Holyhead, AGY.
Pell, George Daizly NFK 1854 Gt Yarmouth ES Jun 1875
1881 Enumerated twice. At lighthouse and ashore with family at Pembroke St Mary, PEM [RG11/5412/20]
1891 South Foreland
1901 Dovercourt
AK 1876-8 Eddystone, 3/1878-8/1878 St Anns Head, 1878-89 South Bishop, 1889-90 Hartland Point, 1890-1900 S. Foreland
PK 1900-3 Gunfleet, 1903-10 Trwyn Du, 1910- Dovercourt
Wife: Mary, 1859, Haverfordwest, PEM (dau. of lighthousekeeper G. Sinnett, q.v.)(d. by 1901). Children: Edith A & Beatrice M & Arthur O & Henry W & Alfred J & William C, 1881 & 1884 & 1886 & 1887 & 1890 & 1892, all Pembroke Dock, PEM; 1892 St James, KEN. Widowed Mother-in-Law: Esther Sinnett, 1822, Fishguard PEM, was with the family in 1881.
Pells, E.S. 1880 ES Jul 1902
1905-10- Portland Breakwater
 
Pells, John Davison ESS 1849 Harwich ES Nov 1872
1881 Lizard
1891 Lizard
1901
AK 1873-7 Godrevy, 1877-9 Dungeness, 1879-97 LizardPK 1897-9 Eddystone, 1899-1903 Trwyn Du, 1903-7 Hartland Point, 1907- Bull Point
Wife: Honor, 1854, St Ives, CON. Children: John Davison, 1878, Dungeness, KEN; Richard Henry, 1880, St Ives, CON; Ernest Stevens & Honor Stevens & Ann Davison & Frances Isabella, 1880 & 1884 & 1885 & 1889, all Landewednack, CON.
Pender, Alfred Franklin Scilly Is. 1859 St Marys ES Feb 1881
1881 Not found
1891 Maplin; Wife not found
1901 Hunstanton
AK 1882-6 Maplin, 1886-7 Wolf Rock, 1887-92 Maplin, 1892-9 Dungeness, 1899-1906 Hunstanton
PK 1906-9 Admiralty Pier, 1909- South Stack
Wife: Emily, 1862, Illogan, CON. Child: Lilian J, 1893, Lydd, KEN.
Pender, John Nicholls Scilly Is 1852 Tresco ES Dec 1875
1881 St Agnes
1891 St Agnes
1901 AK Lowestoft
AK 1876-9 Maplin, 1879-80 Bardsey, 1880-93 St Agnes, 1893-4 Winterton, 1894-1901 Lowestoft, 1901-5 Avonmouth (in charge)
PK 1905-10 Landguard, 1/1910 Temporarily redundant, 1/1910- St Bees
Wife: Rebecca Elizabeth, (1856 or 1858), Dorchester, DOR. Children: James Godolphin & Harold & Clarence, 1881 & 1889 & 1894, St Agnes, Scilly Is, CON. Mother: Jane (Odger) Pender, 1820, Tresco, Scilly Is, CON (w. by 1861)
Pender, Martin Scilly Is 1841 1871 In lodgings at Penzance [RG10/2340/90]
Nothing further known
 
Pender, Martin CON 1861 Tresco, Scilly Is 1881 Pender was a grocer's assistant in Weymouth, DOR
ES Feb 1882
1891 Bishop Rock
1901 AK South Bishop; Wife and children at Pembroke St Mary, PEM [RG13/5123/6]
AK 1885-91 Bishop Rock, 1891-3 Longships, 1893-7 St Anthony, 1897-1900 Lizard, 1900-1904 South Bishop, 1904-7 Dungeness, 1907-9 Winterton
PK 1909- Round Is.
Wife: Eva Alice, 1867, Happisburgh, NFK. Children: Albert Edward & Edith Clarissa & Ernest Hubert, 1888 & 1890 & 1891, all St Marys, Scilly Is, CON; Hugh B, 1893, Sennen, CON.
Pender, William CON 1857 Scilly Is ES Aug 1875
1881 Point of Air
1891 Portland Bill
1901 PK Orford
AK 1876-8 Skerries, 1878-81 Point of Air, 1881-1900 Portland Bill PK 1900-3 Orfordness, 1903-10- Cromer
Pender died Feb 1911
Wife: Elizabeth Sophia, 1852, Weymouth, DOR. The couple appear to have been childless.
Perry, C.J. 1884 ES Oct 1906
1908-10- Bishop Rock
 
Perry, William - See also Terry, William      
Perryman, Benjamin DEV c1786 Barnstaple 1841 Bideford
1851 Widowed and on pension at Barnstaple, DEV [HO107/1892/99]
No wife on station in 1841. Children: Mary & Elizabeth, c1821 (2), neither in DEV. 1838 Perryman was present at the death of his colleague Thomas Lamping (q.v.) at Bideford
Pettit, Charles Daniel KEN 1855 St Peters, Isle of Thanet ES Jul 1876
1881 Trevose Head
1891 North Foreland
1901 Inner Farne
AK 1877-8 Casquets, 1878-83 Trevose Head, 1883-90 S. Foreland, 1890-1900 N. Foreland
PK 1900-7 Farne Is., 1907-10- Winterton
Wife: Emma, 1857, Chilham, KEN. Children: Charles Stanley, 1889, St Margaret at Cliffe, KEN; Gertrude L, 1893, St Peters, Thanet, KEN. Jabez Harmer, 1865, Chilham, KEN, was visiting in 1901.
Phelps, John DOR (1797 or 1799) Beaminster 1841 Not found
1851 Dungeness
1861 PK Dungeness
Wife: Ann, 1798, Poplar, MDX. Child. Ann, 1829, St Pancras, MDX.
Phillips, L.P. 1876 ES Nov 1897
1899-1900 Maplin, 1900-1 Gibraltar, 1901-3 Bishop Rock, 1903-4 Dungeness, 1904-8 Hartland Point, 1908-11 South Stack, 1911- Strumble Head
 
Phillips, William J. LND 1866 Poplar ES Sep 1893
1901 AK Orford
AK 1894 -1900 Gunfleet, 1900-1904 Orfordness, 1904-7 Souter Point, 1907-10 Hurst, 1910- Pendeen
Wife: Agnes E, 1878, Harwich, ESS.
Pierce - see also Pearce      
Pizey, Robert Ellis NFK 1827 Gt. Yarmouth 1861 Plymouth Breakwater; Wife and children at Plymouth [RG9/1435/82]
1871 Landguard
1881 St Bees
Wife: Elizabeth, (1821 or 1831), Harwich, ESS. Children: Henry R, 1849, ESS; Hamlet E, 1856, NFK.
Plane, ? Percival PEM 1880 Neyland Plane was SAK at Dungeness in 1901 but apparently left the Service by the time the 1910 Service List was printed  
Plane, William J. LND 1857 Poplar ES Lightvessel Service Jul 1880; Lighthouse Service Dec 1880
1881 Orford; Wife Margaret was with her parents-in-law at Llanstadwell, PEM [RG11/5414/69]
AK 1891 Nash Point
AK 1901 Nash Point
Does not appear in the 1910 Service List
1881 Orfordness (SAK), 1882-9 Eddystone, 1889-1901- Nash Point
Wife: Margaret, 1860, Cardiff, GLA. Children: William P & George S, 1880 & 1881, New Milford, PEM; Mary E & Henry J, 1883 & 1886, Plymouth, DEV; (Margaret Susannah) & Arthur & Ernest, 1890 & 1883 & 1899, all Marcross, GLA. Parents: William Plane, 1835, Weeley, ESS, & Susan(nah) Plane, 1826, Poplar, MDX (Susannah Plane, widow, 1826, LND, was with the Harvey family at St Bees Lighthouse in 1901 [RG13/4897/122]
See also Lighthousekeeper Frederick Harvey.
Powditch, Wells Hindle/Kindle NFK 1840 Wells ES Apr 1840
1871 Les Hanois; Wife and child in Torteval [RG10/5769/100] (A)
1881 West Usk (B)
1891 Ashore in Torteval [RG12/4707/49]

1901 PK Landguard Point (Wife was AK) (C)
AK 1867-72 Les Hanois, 1872-8 Spurn Head, 1878-84 West Usk, 1884-7 Basses, 1887-9 Hartland Point
PK 1889-91 Les Hanois, 1891-4- Orfordness
Wives: Elizabeth, Plymouth, DEV (A); Mary, 1845, Looe, CON (B); Eliza Agnes, 1852, Sudbourne, SFK (C). Children: Minnie Ada & Wells Joseph AF, 1869 & 1872, Torteval, Guernsey, CHI; Gertrude MM, 1876, Spurn, YKS.
Powell, Edward J.W. CAE 1856 Pwllheli 1881 AK Inner Fern
Powell appears to have left the Service by 1894.
Powell was unmarried in 1881.
Price, Edward   1777 Price was the first keeper at Point of Air  
Pritchard, J. 1879 ES Aug 1903
1906-10- Holyhead Breakwater
 
Pritchard, Richard AGY 1825 Holyhead 1881 PK Holyhead Breakwater  
Proom, George W. ESS (1843 or 1846) Harwich ES Apr 1867
1871 AK Souter Point
1881 Dovercourt
1891 South Foreland
1901 St Anns Head
AK 1868-70 Needles, 1870-3 Souter Point, 2-5/1873 Maplin, 5/1873-75 Gunfleet, 1875-84 Dovercourt, 1884-86 Basses, 10-12/1886 Redundant, 1886-91 S. Foreland
PK 1891-2 Longships, 1892-4- Longstone, 1901 St Anns Head
Wife: Augusta J, 1849, Shoreditch, Walthamstow, ESS. Children: William R, 1870 East Cowes, IOW; Edmond S & Lucy M, 1872 & 1874, Souter Point, DUR; George H, 1876, Harwich, ESS; Ada A & Albert FJ & Joseph T, 1878 & 1880 & 1882, all Dovercourt, ESS; Elsie B, 1889, St Margaret at Cliffe, KEN.
Proom, Thomas ESS 1858 Harwich ES Oct 1881
1881 a Thomas Proom was crewman aboard the 'Alice' at Great Grimsby, LIN
1891 Ashore at Harwich from Gunfleet [RG12/1402/80]
1901 Lizard
AK 1885-91 Gunfleet, 1891-2 S. Foreland, 1892-6 Gt.. Castle Head, 1896-1903 Lizard, 1903-10 Admiralty Pier
PK 1910 Gunfleet
Wife: Lucy Ann, 1860, Retford, NTT. Children: Lucy Margaret & Mary Jane & Nora, 1887 & 1889 & 1890, all Harwich, ESS; Phyllis Irene, 1893 Dover, KEN; Robert, 1895, Milford, PEM; Samuel S & Ruth, 1898 & 1900, Lizard, CON.
Quinton, R. 1884 ES Jan 1908
1911- South Bishop
 
Rambridge, Samuel DEV 1846 Plymouth 1871 Bishop Rock
1881 St Catherines
1891 St Catherines
1901 Not found
Wife: Selina G, 1846, Thurlestone, DEV. Children: Annie & Agatha, 1872 & 1874, Scilly Is, CON; Samuel, 1876, Holyhead, AGY; Ethel & Horace, 1882 & 1894, Niton, IOW. Mother-in-Law: Honor Wills, 1808, Thurlestone, DEV. Nephew: Lewis Grover, 1884, (Leaverden), HRT.
Son Samuel was a Lighthousekeeper (q.v.)
Rambridge, Samuel E. AGY 1876 Holyhead ES May 1896
1901 Longstone
1898-1906 Longstone, 1906-10- Flamborough Head
Rambridge was unmarried in 1901.
Father Samuel was also a Lighthousekeeper (q.v.)
Raw, John YKS 1817 Whitby 1861 Raw and his wife were with Mother-in-Law at Whitby, YKS [RG9/3647/61]
1871 Sarah Raw, now widowed, was with her sister in Whitby [RG10/4847/34]
Wife: Sarah, 1813, Whitby, YKS. Mother-in-Law: Sarah Cooper, 1784, whitby, YKS. Sister-in-Law: Hannah Cooper, 1815, Whitby, YKS.
It cannot be confirmed whether Raw was a Trinity House keeper.
Rees, William J. CON 1870 Sennen
d. Sep 1916
ES Aug 1891
1901 Neyland depot [RG13/5126/19
AK 1892-4 Gunfleet, 1894- Skerries, 1900 Storekeeper at Neyland, PEM, subsequently Storekeeper at Harwich
Rees was unmarried in 1901.
Rees, William PEM 1820 Dale 1841 Caldey Is
1851 Lowestoft SFK
1861 Lowestoft
1871 Kessingland
1881 On pension at Gt. Yarmouth, NFK [RG11/1913/27]
Wife: Eliza(beth), 1820, Tenby, PEM. Children: James W & John W & Eleanor, 1844 & 1847 & 1848, all Tenby, PEM; Ann(i)e Marian, 1850, Pakefield, SFK. Grandchild: William Griffiths, 1872, Kessingland, SFK.
Rees, William J. PEM 1846 Caldey Is. ES Jun 1865
1871 Lundy
1881 Lizard
1891 Ashore with family from Skerries at Holyhead, AGY [RG12/4681/28]
1901 PK Withernsea
AK 1865-7 Longships, 1867-9 Bideford, 1869-74 Lundy, 1874-5 Eddystone, 1875-85 Lizard
PK 1885-10/18991 Skerries, 10/1891-4 South Stack, 1894-1901- Withernsea
Pensioned Mar 1911
Wife: Mary (Venen), (1849), Boston, LIN. Children: Mary E, 1869, Braunton, Bideford, DEV; William J, 1870, Sennen, CON; Sydney Charles, 1873, St Just, CON; Amy Ann & Lily, 1879 & 1883, The Lizard, CON.
Regan, S.M. 1887 ES Oct 1907
1910- Hurst
 
Richards, H. 1877 ES Aug 1903
1906 Skerries
 
Richards, John MON (1816 or 1820) St Woollos, Newport 1851 AK Nash Point
1861 Nash Point
1871 Caldey
1881 Nash Point
Wife: Elizabeth/Betty Philippa, 1811, (Bath, SOM or WIL - d. by 1881).
Several members of the Richards family were lighthousekeepers (q.v.)
Richards, Roger MON 1779 Malpas 1841 West Usk
1851 West Usk
Wife: Elizabeth, 1782, Warwick, WAR. Children: Cecilia, 1820, St Woollos, MON; William, 1824, St Brides, MON
Several members of the Richards family were lighthousekeepers (q.v.)
Richards, William (MDX 1823 LND or MON 1823 St Brides) 1861 S. Foreland
1871 Inner Farne
1881 Licensed Victualler at Gt Yarmouth, NFK [RG11/1915/30]
Wife: Elizabeth, 1826, (LND or St Margaret at Cliffe, KEN). Children: Cecilia, 1860, St Margaret at Cliffe, KEN; Daniel & Mary Ellen & Bertha, 1862 & 1865 & 1866, Dover, KEN.
Several members of the Richards family were lighthousekeepers (q.v.)
Richardson, Robert YKS c1786 1841 Spurn Head Wife: Elizabeth, c1790, YKS. Children: Sarah & Charlotte & William & Eliza, c1821 & c1826 & 1829, & 1832, all YKS.
Roach, F. 1881 ES May 1901
1902-4 Coquet Is., 1904-15 Souter Point, 1915- Penlee Point
 
Roberts, Edward NFK 1817 Crimplesham 1851 AK Avonmouth (A)
1861 Roberts was alone at Avonmouth, Caroline and her three children were at Heigham, NFK [RG9/1219/25] (B)
1871 Start Point; wife and children not on station and not found
1881 PK Bideford (C)
Wives: Caroline, (1822 or 1825), Rotherhithe, SRY (A-B); Anne, 1829, Lambeth, SRY (C). Children: Julia Howard, 1845, Downham, Crimplesham, NFK; Horace Howard, 1847, (Hurst, HAM or Hunstanton, NFK); Clara, 1849, Shirehampton, GLS. Grandchild: Frederick Bryan, 1873, Stokenham, DEV.
Roberts, Frederick H. 1870 ES Oct 1891
1901 Ashore from Chapman at Plaistow, West Ham, ESS [RG13/1572/37]
1893-7 Longships, 1897-9 Dungeness, 1899-1909 Chapman, 1909-10 Orfordness, 1910- Lowestoft
Wife Mary born Sennen, CON, 1868.
Roberts, Henry ESS CON 1878 Lizard ES Sep 1899
1901 SAK South Bishop, 4/1901-9 Chapman, 1909- Nash Point
Roberts was unmarried in 1901.
Roberts, Horace H. NFK 1846 Hunstanton ES Jun 1865
1871 Burnham
1881 Avonmouth
1891 Longships
1901 St Marys Whitley Bay
AK 1865-7 Les Hanois, 1867-73 Burnham, 1873-85 Avonmouth
PK 1885-91 Longships, 1891-4 Bardsey, 3/1894- Tynemouth, 1901 St Marys, Whitley Bay.
Wife: Mary Ann E, 1845, North Sunderland, NBL. Children: Tryphena & Frederick H & Grace Darling, 1869 & 1870 & 1873, Burnham, SOM; Thomas H & Catherine Ann & Horace H & Caroline E & Margaret J, 1875 & 1878 & 1880 & 1882 & 1885, all Avonmouth, GLS
Roberts, Owen AGY 1835 Amlwch ES Apr 1873
1881 AK Holyhead Breakwater AGY; wife and child in Holyhead [RG11/5594/65]
1891 Ashore in Holyhead [RG12/4681/45]
1901 Margaret Roberts, now widowed, was at Holyhead, AGY with two children
AK 1873-93 Holyhead Breakwater
PK 1894-4- Holyhead Breakwater
Wife: Margaret, 1835, Llangefni, AGY. Children: Margaret & Owen & William G & John Thomas & Mary C & Hannah, 1866 & 1869 & 1872 & 1876 (2) & 1877, all Holyhead, AGY.
Roberts, Thomas Edward SOM 1875 Avonmouth ES Feb 1895
1901 AK Dungeness
AK 1898-1900 Bishop Rock, 1900-1 Longships, 1901-3 Dungeness, 1903-5 Smalls, 1905-St Catherines
Wife: ? Beatrice, 1879, St Levan, CON.
Robins, William SRY 1859 Carshalton ES May 1878
1881 AK Maplin; Wife at Bromley St Leonard, LND [RG11/502/96]
1891 St Bees
1901 Withernsea
AK 1879-85 Maplin, 1885-94 St Bees, 1894-1901- Withernsea
Robins appears to have left the Service by 1910
Wife: Eliza Maria, 1859, Poplar, MDX. Children: Eleanor Martha & William John, 1883 & 1885 Poplar, LND; Lillian Mary & Sarah Isobel & Eliza & Jenny, 1887 & 1888 & 1889 & 1890, all St Bees, CUL. Wifes maiden name may have been Young - a nephew of that name was with the family at Withernsea in 1901
Rogers, Edward LAN 1832 Warrington 1871 Engineer at South Foreland
Nothing further known
 
Rogers, Samuel CON 1835 Scilly Is 1871 Casquets
Nothing further known
Rogers was unmarried in 1871.
Rowe, William R. DEV 1874 Devonport ES Sep 1898
1901 Hartland Point
AK 3/1900-12/1900 Bishop Rock, 12/1900-1902 Hartland Point, 1902-10 Flamborough Head, 1910 Anvil Point
Wife: Lilian E, 1879, LND MDX.
Russell, Amos CON 1826 St Keverne 1871 AK Trevose Head (A)
1881 West Usk (B)
1891 West Usk (C)
Wives: Mary A, (1843 or 1848), Penzance, CON (A & B); Mary, 1835, Dale, PEM (C). Children: Frederick R & Walter, 1866 & 1869, St Merryn, CON; Harry H, 1870, Padstow, CON; Ada, 1873, Madron, Penzance, CON; George, 1876, New Milford, PEM.
Rutter, R. 1879 (d. 9 May 1959) ES Jan 1909
1909-10- Coquet Is, Last station Coquet, Retired 1940.
 
Sanaway - see also Sunaway      
Saunders, J.J. IOW 1874 Niton ES May 1893
1901 AK Casquets; wife at St Ann, Alderney [RG13/5324/9]
1894-1910- Casquets
Wife: Elizabeth, 1877, Havre, France. Father: Lighthousekeeper John James Saunders, 1842, Guernsey (q.v.).
Saunders, John James Channel Is 1842 Guernsey, St Andrews ES Dec 1865
1871 St Catherines
1881 St Catherines
1891 Not found
1901 St Anthony
AK 1867-8 Eddystone, 1868-87 St Catherines
PK 1887-90 Bishop Rock, 1890-2 Round Island, 1892-4- St Anthony
Wife: Jane, 1849, Happisburgh, NFK. Children: John James & Aubrey F & Frederick R & Selina L & Alice Maud, 1874 & 1876 & 1878 & 1880 & 1883, all Niton, IOW.
Saxby, Edward George or George Edward ESS 1835 Harwich 1881 Lighthousekeeper Saxby and his wife and family were enumerated in Ramsgate. N.B. Saxby was employed at the West Pier lighthouse at Ramsgate and was not a Trinity House keeper. Wife and children all born Ramsgate, KEN.
Scadden, Richard CON 1804 St Marys 1841 Not found
1851 St Agnes
1861 Portland Bill
Wife: (Emma/Sarah), 1808, Tresco, Scilly Is, CON. Child: Richard, 1852, CON. Gertrude Pollingham, 1793, unmarried, was visiting in 1861.
Shannon, J.A. 1879 ES Aug 1902
1905- Smalls
 
Shapland, George   Children born at Hurst 1845-50
Nothing further known
 
Shelton, Robert KEN 1839 East Peckham 1871 St Anthony
1881 Not found
1891 Not found
Wife: Mary A, 1833, Walworth, SRY. Children: Albert E, 1864, Alderney, CHI; Ernest T, 1867, Dovercourt, ESS; Gertrude A, 1870, Portland, DOR. Mother-in-Law: Hannah Stinton, 1797, Dorking, SRY.
Shoemack, William SOM 1799 Martock 1841 Start Point
1851 Start Point
1861 Start Point
Wife: Sarah, 1808 or 1803, Devonport, DEV. Children: Mary 1829, Plympton, DEV; Augusta & Eliza(beth) & Francis, 1832 & 1834 & 1835, all Marcross, GLA; Jacob & Oliver, 1838 & 1844, Stokenham DEV.
Sibert, Harry A. Yorkshire 1880 Kilnsea ES Jun 1900
1891 With mother at Torteval, Guernsey, CHI [RG12/4707/49]
1901 Not found
1902-3 Bishop Rock, 1903-4 Dungeness, 1904-7 Bardsey, 1907-13 S. Foreland, 1913- Round Island
Parents were Lighthousekeeper Justin Sibert, 1845, DEV (q.v.) and Mary A Sibert.
Sibert, Justin John CON 1872 Lands End/Sennen ES Jul 1892
1891 With mother at Torteval, Guernsey, CHI [RG12/4707/49]
1901 At St Marys, Scilly Is, CON with Father-in-Law [RG13/2259/8]
1894-7 Bishop Rock, 1897-6/1900 Lundy, 6/1900-12/1900 Bideford, 12/1900-4 Round Is., 1904-10- Cromer
Wife: Evelyn, 1878, Bryher, Scilly Is, CON.
Parents were Lighthousekeeper Justin Sibert, 1845, DEV (q.v.) and Mary A Sibert.
Sibert, Justin DEV 1845 Plymouth ES Nov 1869
1871 Bishop Rock
1881 Spurn Head
1891 Les Hanois; Wife & children at Torteval, Guernsey, CHI [RG12/4707/49]
1901 PK Start Point
AK 1870-1 Bishop Rock, 1871-4 Longships, 1874-6 Souter Point, 1876-81 Spurn Head, 1881-7 Anvil Point, 1887-93 Les Hanois
PK 1893-4- Smalls
Wife: (Mary Ann or Sarah A), 1847, Queen Camel, SOM. Children: Justin John, 1872 Lands End, CON; (Teresa) Susan, 1874, Queen Camel, SOM; Frederick, 1877, (Queen Camel, SOM, or Spurn Head, YKS); Edward F & Harry A, 1878 & 1880, Spurn Head Lighthouse, YKS; Bernard & Gertrude & Laurence, 1883 & 1885 & 1887, all Anvil Point Lighthouse, DOR; Florence & Leonard, 1889 & 1894, Torteval, Guernsey, CHI; William, 1897, Holyhead, AGY.
Sinnett, George PEM 1801 Dale 1841 South Bishop
1851 Not found
1861 St Anns Head
1871 On pension at Dale, PEM [RG10/5524/7]
Wife: Esther (nee Richards), 1821, Hasguard, Talbenny, PEM. Children: Elizabeth, 1850 Hasguard, PEM; James Price & William, 1852 & 1855, Cardiff, GLA; Mary, 1859, Haverfordwest, PEM.
Daughter Mary m. lighthousekeeper George D Pell (q.v.). Mother-in-Law: Elizabeth Richards, 1783, Talbenny, PEM..
Skewes, Alfred J. CON 1875 Lizard ES Feb 1896
1901 Serries
1898-1904 Skerries, 1904-7 Hartland Pt., 1907-10- Eddystone
Skewes was unmarried in 1901.
Slater, W.J. 1800 ES Jan 1903
1906-11 South Bishop, 1911- Hartland Point
 
Smith G.F. 1883 ES Oct 1902
1905 Farne Is., 1907-10- Longstone
 
Smith, A.E. 1884 ES Dec 1905
1908-1923 Lundy, 1923- Pendeen
 
Smith, Charles PEM 1845 Hakim, Milford Haven ES Jul 1869
1871 Dungeness
1881 Nash Point
1891 Hunstanton
1901 Portland Bill
AK 1870-4 Dungeness, 1874-9 S. Foreland, 1879-82 Nash, 1882-92 Hunstanton
PK 1892-4- Wolf Rock
Wife: Ann(ie), 1850, Cardiff, GLA. Children: Charles, 1870, Cardiff, GLA; Amelia Mona, 1872, Dungeness, Lydd, KEN; Thomas Cooper, 1880, South Foreland, Dover, KEN. Niece: Amelia Frances Griffiths, 1873, Bristol, GLS.
Smith, George G. Scilly Is 1859 St Marys ES Aug 1885
1881 Smith was a ship carpenter living at home in St Marys
1891 Bishop Rock
1901 Lizard
AK 1889-92 Bishop Rock, 1892-4 St Anns Head, 1894-1902 Lizard, 1902-7 Beachy Head, 1907-10 Anvil Point, 1910- Godrevy
Smith was unmarried in 1891; Wife: Mary C/E, 1866, Lizard, CON. The couple were apparently childless in 1901. Parents: Joseph Smith, 1827, Woolwich, KEN, & Frances Smith, 1829, St Agnes, Scilly Is, CON.
Smith, Henry NFK 1818 Winterton 1851 Orford
1861 Not found (child born on Gibraltar)
1871 Lizard
1881 Dovercourt
Wife: Jane, 1820, Orford, SFK. Child: Charles, 1861, Gibraltar.
Smith, Henry William Gibraltar 1857 ES Feb 1879
1881 AK Maplin; Wife not found
1891 AK Mucking
1901 AK Dungeness
AK 1881-2 Maplin, 1882-5 Godrevy, 1885-8 Lizard, 1888-94 Mucking, 1894-8 S. Foreland, 1898-9 Hunstanton, 1899-1902 Dungeness, 1902-8 Southwold
PK 1908- Gt Castle Head
Wife: Margaret Thorburn, 1861, Farne Is, NBL. Children: Agnes, 1892, Bromley, Poplar, MDX; Margaret J, 1885 East Dean, SSX; Elsie J, (1886 or 1888), The Lizard, Landewednack, CON; Emily A, 1890, Mucking, Stanford le Hope, ESS; (?) 1898 South Foreland, KEN; (?), 1900 Dungeness, KEN.
Smith, James KEN c1786 1841 Dungeness Wife: Sarah, c1796, KEN.
Smith, James NBL 1821 North Sunderland 1841 Inner Farne
1851 Inner Farne
1861 Whitby
1871 Orfordness; wife and children also enumerated in Trinity Buildings, Sennen, CON [RG10/2346/81]
1881 Not found
Wife: Elizabeth, 1825, North Sunderland, NBL. Children: Catherine Ann & Thomas & Ralph R & James Walter, 1848 & 1850 & 1853 & 1858, all North Sunderland, NBL; James N, 1862, St Bees, CUL.
Smith, James Bond NFK 1826 Winterton 1851 Not found
1861 Burnham
1871 Tynemouth
1881 Spurn Head (Wife not on station)
Wife: Annie, 1830, Milford, PEM. Children: (Amelia) Kate & Harry Louis, 1856 & 1858, Milford, PEM; Martha May, 1860, Burnham, SOM; Annie Rose, 1866, Pembroke, PEM.
Smith, (James John or John James) KEN 1851 Greenwich ES Feb 1870
1871 RG10/1022/51
1881 Longstone; Wife and child were at Seahouses, NBL [RG11/5127/35]
1891 West Usk
1901 Smith and family were at Dover, KEN [RG13/841/140]
AK 1870-3/1876 Dungeness, 3/1876-11/1876 Souter Point, 11/1876-81 Longstone, 1881-4 Happisburgh, 1884-94 West Usk
PK 2/1894-7/1894 Bishop Rock, 7/1894-9 Round Is., 1899-1902 Admiralty Pier Dover, 1902-6 W. Usk, 1906- Anvil Pt.
Smith was unmarried in 1871; Wife: Mary Ann E, 1853, Ipswich, SFK. Children: James T, 1877, North Sunderland, NBL; Mary AA & George, 1879 & 1884, Poplar, LND; Albert E, 1885 Limehouse, MDX; Robert & Nellie G, 1889 & 1894, St Brides, MON.
Smith, James W. NBL. 1857 North Sunderland ES Jul 1880
1881 SAK Smalls
1891 South Foreland
1901 Needles; Wife and children at East Cowes, IOW [RG13/1018/77]
AK 1882-9 Skerries, 1889-98 S Foreland, 1898-1906 Needles, 1906-8 St Anthony
PK 1908-10- Coquet Is
Smith was unmarried in 1881; Wife: Laura J, 1861, Happisburgh, NFK. Children: Thomas & James W, 1886 & 1889, Holyhead, AGY; Alice R & Ralph L & Laura M & Effie J, 1890 & 1893 & 1895 & 1898, all North Foreland, KEN. Mother: Elizabeth Smith, 1825, East Sunderland, NBL (wife of lighthousekeeper James Smith, 1821, North Sunderland, NBL (q.v.). There can be no doubt that Smiths wife was Laura Jane Cutting, dau of lighthousekeeper Thomas Henry Cutting, who was at Happisburgh 1860-1873 (q.v.)
Smith, Ralph NBL 1825 North Sunderland 1851 St Bees
1861 St Bees
1871 Longships; Wife & children at Sennen, CON [RG10/2346/81]
1881 Not found
Wife: Elizabeth, 1824, (Newcastle or North Sunderland), NBL. Children: Catherine Ann, 1848, North Sunderland, NBL; Thomas, 1850, Newcastle, NBL; James R, 1862, St Bees, CUL.
Smith, T.H. 1885 ES Nov 1907
1910-11 St Anns, 1911- Hartland Point
The 1910 Service List notes 'Dead - by own hand'
Smith, Thomas NBL 1787 Newton-by-the-Sea 1841 Inner Farne; James Smith (? Son) was AK (q.v.)
1851 Inner Farne
Wife: Ann, 1794, Debdon, NBL. Children: Ann Isabella, 1832, Bamburgh, NBL; (Mary or Margaret) & (E) & AB, 1826 & 1831 & 1834, (? North Sundrland, NBL). Ann Hay Longland, 1848, North Sunderland, NBL, was visiting in 1851.
Smith, William Not NFK c1802 1841 Hunstanton Wife: Ann, c1804, not NFK. Niece: Ann Cook, 1835, not NFK.
Smith, William NFK 1808 Swanton Abbotts 1841 Winterton
1851 Winterton
1861 Mary Smith, now widowed, was with her children at Winterton, NFK [RG9/1196/67]
Smith appears to have been unmarried in 1841; Wife: Mary, 1819, Ormesby, NFK. Children: Jane & Mary Eve & Edith & William H & Thomas J & Harriet, 1843 & 1852 & 1854 & 1856 & 1858 & 1859, all Winterton, NFK.
Smith, William NFK c1784 1841 Winterton Wife: Mary, c1787, NFK.
Smith, William Henry NFK 1855 Winterton ES Jul 1876
1881 Dovercourt; Wife at Beccles, SFK, with her sister and brother-in-law [RG11/1899/10]
1891 Dovercourt
1901 Bishop Rock
AK 1877-9 Godrevy, 1879-94- Dovercourt
Wife: Mary Jane, 1857, Hemsby (nr. Winterton), NFK. Children: Emily L, 1883, Beccles, SFK; Edwin C & Florence Mary & Alfred Thomas & Kate Jane & May & George Summerson & Grace Marian, 1881 & 1884 & 1886 & 1888 & 1890 & 1892 & 1894, all Dovercourt, ESS; Arthur Grey Evans, 1900, St Marys, Scilly Is, CON. Sister-in-law: Harriet (m. Hamment), 1853, Hemsby, NFK. Brother-in-Law: Robert Hamment, 1849, Beccles, SFK.
Sole, JH 1886 ES Mar 1906
1908-11 St Tudwals, 1911- South Stack
 
Sparling, James BDF 1850 (Hockcliffe] 1871 Engine Fitter at Limehouse, LND [RG10/553/134]
1881 ENG South Foreland
1891 Foreman Engine Maker at West Ham, ESS [RG12/1334/134]
1901 Lighthouse Engineer at West Ham, ESS [RG13/1590/91]
Wife: Emily, 1853, STI. Children: James C, 1877, Penzance, CON; Emily B, 1880, St Albans, HRT.
Speer, Frederick MDX 1832 Westminster 1871 AK South Foreland.
Nothing further known
Wife: Sophia, 1829, Westminster, MDX. Children: Henry, 1864, St Merryn, CON; Frank A, 1868, (Plymouth, DOR)
Spicer, James Frederick DEV 1854 Braunton ES Oct 1875
1881 St Anns Head
1891 AK Smalls
1901 PK Bardsey (wife & family not yet found)
AK 1876-8 South Bishop, 1878-87 St Anns Head, 1887-9 Great Castle Head, 1889-95 Smalls, 1895-1900 South Bishop; 2/1902-10/1902 Beachy Head
PK 1900-1902 Bardsey; 1902-3 Flatholm, 1903- St Anns Head
Wife: Mary (nee Jenkins), 1845, St Ishmaels, PEM. Child: James FJ, 1878, St Ishmaels, PEM. Mother-in-Law: Bridget Jenkins, 1810, Hasguard, PEM.
At least three members of the Spicer family were lighthousekeepers (q.v. John & William)
Spicer, John Benjamin DEV 1847 Braunton ES Oct 1875
1881 AK Bideford
1891 AK South Bishop
1901 Smalls; Wife and children at Llanstadwell, PEM [RG13/5126/50]
3-5/1873 Gunfleet, 1873-7 Souter Point, 1877-9 Smalls, 1879-85 Bideford, 1885-6 Nash Point, 1886-94- South Bishop, 1901 Smalls
Wife: Elizabeth, 1851, Gravesend, KEN. Children: Harry, 1878, Neyland, PEM; John, 1880, Braunton, DEV; 1884-94 Neyland, PEM]
At least three members of the Spicer family were lighthousekeepers (q.v. James & William)
Spicer, William S. DEV 1811 Stoke Damerel 1851 Bideford
1861 Bideford
1871 PK Great Castle Head, Spicer's wife Elizabeth was AK and son James was apparently SAK
PK 1881 Great Castle Head, Wife Elizabeth was AK
Wife: Elizabeth, 1817, LND. Children: Mary Elizabeth & John B & William H & James F, 1845 & 1848 & 1850 & 1854 all Bideford Lighthouse, Braunton, DEV
Wife Elizabeth was the daughter of Lighthousekeeper Benjamin Perryman (q.v.), and at least three members of the Spicer family were lighthousekeepers (q.v. James & John).
Spurr, Frederick LND 1834 Westminster 1871 Not found
1881 Happisburgh
1891 PK Happisburgh
1901 On pension and with son Charles at Handsworth, STS [RG13/2712/61]
Wife: Sophia, 1830, Westminster, LND. Children: Charles B (m. Caroline), 1856, Ealing, MDX; Frank AT, 1869, Plymouth, DEV: Archibald John, 1873, South Foreland, St Margarets, KEN. Grandchildren: Frederick C Spurr, 1883, Aston, WAR; Archibald HF Spurr & Mildred M Spurr & Reginald J Spurr, 1885 & 1886 & 1891, all Handsworth, STS.
Squibb, Frank IOW 1854 Northwood ES Nov 1876
1881 Squibb was at home with his parents at Niton, IOW [RG11/1186/4]
1891 Bull Point; Son Frank was with his grandfather at Colyton, DEV [RG13/2019/39]
1901 Bull Point
AK 1877-9 Gunfleet, 1879-85 Bull Point, 1885-8 Avonmouth, 1888-1901 Bull Point
PK 4/1901-10/1901 Bishop Rock, 1901-6 Round Island, 1906-Lundy
Squibb was unmarried in 1881; Wife: Emma, 1864, Colyton, DEV. Children: Hilda E, 1887, Shirehampton, Avonmouth, GLS; Frank & Samuel T & Herbert G & Sidney L & Alec H & Charles G & Edgar W & Albert E, 1888 & 1889 & 1892 & 1895 & 1896 & 1898 & 1899 & 1900, all Mortehoe, DEV. Parents: William, 1829, Chale, IOW, & Elizabeth, 1833, Whitwell, IOW. Father-in-Law: Samuel Restorick, 1841, Colyton, DEV. Sisters-in-Law: Kate L Restorick & Alice Restorick, 1868 & 1877, Colyton, DEV.
Squibb was the brother of Lighthousekeeper William Squibb (q.v.)
Squibb, Frank IOW 1878 Niton ES Nov 1900
1901 Lizard (SAK), 1902-3 Dungeness, 1903-4 Maplin, 1904-7 S. Foreland, 1907- St Catherines
 
Squibb, William IOW 1856 Northwood ES Mar 1879
1881 SAK Avonmouth
1891 South Foreland
1901 Anvil Point
AK 1881 Avonmouth Harbour (Supernumerary), 5/1881-7 Godrevy, 1887-91 S. Foreland, 1891-8 Bideford, 1898-1906 Anvil Point
PK 9/1906-10/1906 Bardsey, 10/1906- W. Usk
Squibb was unmarried in 1881: Wife: Annie, 1860, Scilly Isles, CON. Children 1884 Scilly Is., William Gordon, 1886, St Ives, CON; Phyllis Maud T, 1890, St Margaret at Cliffe, KEN; Annie Myrtle, 1899, Swanage, DOR. Parents: William, 1829, Chale, IOW, & Elizabeth, 1833, Whitwell, IOW.
Squibb was the brother of Lighthousekeeper Frank Squibb (q.v.)
St Ledger, Thomas Scotland c1783 1841 Nash Point
1851 Susannah, now widowed, was Schoolmistress at Camberwell, SRY [HO107/1582/Fol illegible]
Wife: Susannah, 1809, Westminster, MDX. Children: Thomas & Susannah & Mary & Louisa, 1839 & 1840 & 1843 & 1848, all GLA.
Stabb, William H. DEV 1857 Plymouth ES Mar 1878
1881 Plymouth Breakwater; Wife with her parents at Oreston, Plymstock, DEV [RG11/2185/98]
1891 Nash Point
1901 AK Nash Point
AK 1879-82 Plymouth Breakwater, 1882-6 Spurn Head, 1886-90 Souter Point, 1890-1903 Nash Point
PK 1903-9 Bideford, 1909- Start Point 1881 Stabb was on station at Plymouth Breakwater, and an Amy Stabb, born Plymstock 1862, was married but living with her parents in Plymstock, surname Oxland
Wife: Amy C, 1862, Plymstock, DEV. Child: Emily J, 1883, Kilnsea, YKS. Parents-in-Law: Thomas Oxland, 1825, & Maria Oxland, 1827, both Plymstock, DEV.
Staples, George LND 1840 Chelsea 1861 AK Casquets; wife and child ashore in St Anne [RG9/4374/70]
1871 St Anns Head
1881 Chapman; Wife not found
1891 General Labourer at West Ham, ESS [RG12/1331/19]
(Wife or wives: Bridget and/or Elizabeth, 1837, Chelsea, MDX). Children: George, 1859, Chelsea, MDX; Sarah E & Charles James, 1863 & 1868, East Dean, SSX.
Steer, Joseph DEV 1831 Bovey Tracy 1871 Start Point
1881 Trwyn Du
1891 On pension at West Ham, ESS [RG12/1328/70]
Wife: Susan, 1828, Chudleigh, DEV. Children: Tryphena, 1862 Harwich, ESS; Joseph Theophilus & Josiah John, 1864 & 1866 Dovercourt, ESS; Amy ES, 1873, Start Point, DEV; Ebenezer, 1869, Guernsey, CHI, 1873 Start Point, DEV]
Stiles, A.G. 1882 ES Mar 1906
1908-10- Needles
 
Stone, J.H. 1887 ES Jul 1907
1909-10- Gunfleet-
 
Stratton, David SCT c1771 1823 Flamborough Head (per Baines Directory)
1841 Flamborough Head
Wife: Elizabeth, c1791, SCT. Children: William & Jane, 1819 & 1826, Flamborough, YKS.
Son William was also Lighthousekeeper (q.v.).
Stratton, William YKS 1819 Flamborough Head 1851 Flamborough Head
1861 Spurn Head
Stratton subsequently became a Fog Signal Gunner - see separate Table
Wife: Elizabeth, 1823, Bessingby, YKS. Children: Jane Ellen & William & Ann, 1843 & 1850 & 1855, Flamborough, YKS. Mother-in-law: Elizabeth Spinks, 1794, Flamborough, YKS, was with the family at Spurn in 1861.
Father David was also Lighthousekeeper (q.v.)
Strong, John William KEN 1806 St Lawrence 1841 St Catherines
1851 Trwyn Du
1861 Trwyn Du
Wife: Elizabeth born St Lawrence (Ramsgate), KEN, 1804. Children: John, 1838, (Niton, IOW); Stephen, 1842, St Catherines, IOW.
Sully, Arthur W. MON 1877 St Brides ES Dec 1900
1901 SAK Souter Point
AK 1902-3 St Anns, 1903-7 Bishop Rock, 1907-10 Dungeness, 1910- Cape Pembroke
 
Sully, Henry Herbert MON 1879 St Brides ES Aug 1899
1901 Bishop Rock
1900-3 Bishop Rock, 1903-6 Longships, 1906-8 Orfordness, 1908-9 Spurn Head, 1909-10- S. Foreland, 1936 N. Foreland
Last station N. Foreland. Retired 1940. Died 25 Dec 1958
Sully, John   Sully was AK at Spurn Head in 1909  
Sunaway, Herbert Edward ESS 1875 Plaistow ES Nov 1894
1901 Chapman
1897-9 Les Hanois, 1899-1901 Chapman, 4/1901-10/1901 S. Foreland, 10/1901-1907 Hurst, 1907-10- Gibraltar
Sunaway was unmarried in 1901.
Taylor, A.T.C. 1879
d. 11 Nov 1958
1905-8 Portland Breakwater, 1908-10- Needles; Last station Admiralty Pier, Dover; Retired 1946  
Taylor, John KEN 1826 Greenwich 1851 Mucking
Nothing further known
 
Taylor, William H. KEN (1820 or 1822) Greenwich 1851 Ballast Heaver at Ratcliffe, Stepney, MDX [HO107/1551/131]
1861 Portland Bill
1871 Longstone
1881 PK Avonmouth
Wife: Ann, 1813, Blackheath, KEN. Children: Elizabeth & Ellen & William, 1850 & 1852 & 1853, all Stepney, MDX.; Mary Ann, 1857, Portland, DOR.
See also William Henry Taylor, 1853, Stepney, MDX.
Taylor, William Henry MDX 1853 Stepney ES Sep 1870
1871 Not found
1881 Bardsey
1891 Lizard
1901 PK Dungeness
AK 1871-6 Longships, 1876-80 St Agnes, 1880-2 Bardsey, 1882-8 Longships, 1888-94 Lizard
PK 1894-7 Eddystone, 1897-9 Flatholm, 1899-1902 Dungeness, 1902-6 Portland Low, 1906-7 Portland Bill, 1907-9 St Bees, 1909- Holyhead Breakwater
Wife: (Margaret E or Mary), (1855 or 1857), Sennen, CON. Children: William Henry, 1876, Sennen, CON; Annie Elizabeth, 1880, St Agnes, Scilly Is, CON; Sophia George, 1880, Aberdaron, CAE; Richard James & Agnes Weston & Herbert Franci, 1883 & 1886 & 1889, all Sennen, CON; Percival & Thomas John, 1892 & 1894, The Lizard, CON; Charles Edward, 1899, Cardiff, GLA.

See also William H Taylor, c1821, Greenwich, KEN.
Temple, Thomas Allen Scilly Isles 1855 Tresco ES 6/1877
1881 Casquets
1891 Souter Point
1901 Souter Point
AK 1878-9 Heligoland; 1879-80 Blackwall; 1880-8 Casquets; 1888-1902 Souter Point
PK 1902-6 Les Hanois; 1906-10 Mucking; 1910- St Anthony
Wife: (Anna/Hannah) Christian, 1862, Heligoland. Children: James, 1880, Heligoland; Edith Emma & Isabella Auguste, 1885 & 1886, Alderney, CHI.
Terry (poss. Perry), William James KEN 1783 Brenzett 1841 Dungeness
1851 On pension at Lydd, KEN [HO107/1634/146]
1861 Not found
Wife: Hannah, 1785, Dover, KEN.
Thomas, Charles PEM 1870 Llanstadwell ES Nov 1891
1901 Ashore from Lundy at Neyland, Llanstadwell, PEM [RG13/5126/18]
AK 1893-5 Round Island, 1895-9 Smalls, 1899-1900 South Bishop, 1900-8 Lundy, 1908- Strumble Head, 1919 Longships
Thomas was unmarried in 1901. Parents: Charles Thomas, 1838, Pill, Steynton, PEM, & Emily J Thomas, 1839, Pegwell, St Lawrence, KEN.
Thomas, George E. PEM 1878 Dale ES Dec 1897
1901 Lodging with the Eynon family (q.v.) at Neyland, PEM [RG13/5126/45]
AK 1899-1903 Smalls, 1903- Lundy Is.
Thomas was unmarried in 1901.
Thomas, George KEN 1811 Ramsgate 1841 Not found
1851 Hurst
1861 Ashore from Godrevy in St Ives, CON [RG9/1590/7]
1871 South Foreland
Wife: Sarah E, (1807 or 1809), Ramsgate, KEN (d. by 1871). Children: Richard, 1840, Ramsgate, KEN; Robert J & Albert J, 1846 & 1850, Hurst Lighthouse, HAM. Grandchild: Harry, 1855, Milford, HAM.
Thomas, James CON 1860 St Agnes, Scilly Is ES Sep 1878
1881 Bishop Rock
1891 Round Island; Wife at St Marys, Scilly Is, CON [RG12/1862/9]
1901 Burnham
AK 1879-85 Bishop Rock, 1885-7 S. Foreland, 1887-93 Round Island, 1893-6/1897 St Agnes, 6/1897-10/1897 Longships, 10/1897-8 St Agnes, 1898-1904 Burnham
PK 1904 Skerries
Thomas was unmarried in 1881; Wife: Elizabeth, 1864, St Agnes, Scilly Is, CON. Children: Adrienne Violet & James, 1889 & 1892, St Marys, Scilly Is, CON. Wifes Aunt: Susannah Hicks, widow, 1836, St Marys, Scilly Is, CON.
Thomas, John   1916 Mumbles
Nothing more known
 
Thomas, Thomas PEM 1811 Dale 1851 Trevose
Nothing further known
Wife: Mary, 1818, Llandewy, PEM. Child: Eleanor, 1835 (Roach ? Roch), PEM.
Thomas, William CON c1796 1841 Longships; Wife and family prob. in St Just, CON [HO107/144/9/22]
1851 Thomas, now widowed, was with his son at St Just, CON [HO107/1919/289]
Wife: Prob. Honor, c1896, CON. Children: Henry, 1822, St Just, CON; and prob. Mary & Johnanna & William, c1826 (2) & 1834, all St Just, CON.
Thomas, William John PEM [1850 or 1852] Pembroke Dock ES Feb 1873
1881 Lizard
1891 St Anthony
1901 Ashore from Plymouth Breakwater [RG13/2095/107]
AK 1874-5 Bardsey, 1875-7 Great Basses, 1877-8 Orfordness, 1878-85 Lizard, 1885-6 Wolf Rock, 1886-93 St Anthony, 1893-7 Chapman
PK 1897-1906 Plymouth Breakwater, 1906-1910- Flamborough Head
Superannuated Sep 1910
Wife: Alice, 1860, Orford, SFK. Children: Edith (Ann or Alice Hannah) & George & James & Beatrice, 1879 & 1880 & 1883 & 1884, all Landewednack, CON; Seymour John, 1888, St Anthony, Falmouth, CON; William, 1899, Plymouth, DEV.
Thompson, John YKS c1891 1841 Spurn Head Wife: Sarah, c1790, YKS. Child: Elizabeth, 1832, YKS.
Thompson, Charles Thomas LND 1877 St Georges ES Nov 1897
1901 Hurst
AK 1899-1900 Wolf Rock, 1900-3 Hurst, 1903-4 Bishop Rock, 1904-11 Round Is., 1911- Lynmouth Foreland
Wife: Mary Ann Davis, 1876, Stepney, LND.
Thorne, W. 1881 ES Oct 1906
1908-11 Flatholm, 1911- Mucking
 
Tilley, Henry KEN 1873 Whitstable ES Jan 1893
1901 Souter Point
1894-8 Gunfleet, 1898-1900 Hartland Point, 1900-3 Souter Point, 1903-8 Whitby, 1908- St Tudwals
Wife: Emily. 1877, Harwich, ESS. Children: Doris Iverna & Emily Maud, 1899 & 1900 Hartland Point, DEV.
Tomkinson, Samuel IRL 1858 ES 1881
1881 Not found
1891 AK South Stack
1901 Ashore in St Anne, Alderney, CHI
AK 1884-9 Skerries, 1889-92 South Stack, 1892-1908 Casquets, 1/1908-12/1908 Southwold
PK 1908-11 Orfordness, 1911- Longships
Tomkinson was unmarried in 1891; Wife: Helena, 1858, ENG. Children: Samuel W, 1893, WLS; Henry E, 1895, Alderney, CHI.
Tompkins, Charles 1896   Tompkins was killed by enemy action while serving at St Catherines 1 Jun 1943 - see reports in the Isle of Wight County Press 5 & 12 Jun 1943
Tonkin(s), (Jonathan or Joseph) H. CON 1857 St Levan ES Aug 1879
1881 SAK Souter Point
1891 Bull Point
1901 On pension at Plymouth, DEV [RG13/2095/159]
AK 8/1881-5 Gunfleet, 1885-94- Bull Point
Tonkins was unmarried in 1881; Wife: Clara Beatrice, 1861, Mortehoe, DEV. Children: Frederick P & George H & Rosa B, 1887 & 1890 & 1893, all Mortehoe, DEV.
Tough, George SRY 1834 Egham 1861 AK Orford
1871 PK Casquets
1881 Charlotte, now widowed, was Lodging House Keeper at Torcross, Stokenham, DEV [RG11/2181/73]
Wife: Charlotte, 1833, Orford, SFK. Children: George H, 1858, Orford, SFK; Phoebe, 1868, Lowestoft, SFK. Wiulliam Pengelly, 1862, Exmouth, DEV, was visiting in 1881..
Trahair, Nicholas CON 1840 Sennen ES Mar 1867
1871 Longships (not enumerated); Wife and children at Trinity Buildings, Sennen, CON [RG10/2346/81]
1881 Lizard
1891 Not found
1901 PK Nash Point
AK 1867-72 Longships, 1872-89 Lizard
PK 1889-93 Godrevy, 1893-4- Lundy, 1901 Nash
Wife: Elizabeth, 1845, (Malahide, IRL, or Sennen, CON). Children: Mary & John W & William WN, 1866 & 1867 & 1870, all Sennen, CON; Elizabeth Jane, 1874 & 1875, Lizard, CON.
Father Richard was also a Lighthousekeeper (q.v.)
Trahair, Nicholas CON 1862 Penzance ES Jun 1885
1881 Trahair was a cabinet maker in St Ives, when his father was at Godrevy
1891 Wolf Rock
1901 Plymouth Breakwater; Wife and child were at Plymouth [RG13/2095/126]
AK 1889-90 Skerries, 1890-2 Wolf Rock, 1892-1906 Plymouth Breakwater, 1906-10 PendeenPK 8/1910 Bishop Rock, 1911- Gibraltar
Wife: Jane, 1865, St Just, CON. Child: Ada E, 1896, Plymouth.
Trahair, Richard CON 1798 St Just 1841 Longships; Wife and children at Sennen, CON [HO107/144/10/26]
1851 Longships
1861 Not found
1871 On pension at St Just in Penwith, CON [RG10/2345/89]
1881 Constance, now widowed, was still at St Just, CON [RG11/2350/96]
Wife: Constance, 1795, St Just CON. Children: Richard & Constance, 1832 & 1834, St Just, CON.
Trahair, Richard CON 1833 St Just in Penwith 1861 Ashore from Longships at Sennen, CON [RG9/1599/73]
1871 Ashore from Godrevy in St Ives, CON [RG10/2334/88]
1881 Godrevy; Wife and family at St Ives, CON [RG11/2342/38]
1891 St Anthony
1901 On pension at St Just, CON [RG13/2257/112]
Wife: Elizabeth, 1833, Sennen, CON. Children: Richard & Constance, 1862 & 1868, St Ives, CON; Nicholas, 1863, Penzance, CON; Elizabeth Honor & Jonathan, 1864 & 1867 Sennen, CON.
Son Nicholas was also a lighthousekeeper (q.v.)
Trahair, William Henry Nicholas CON 1869 St Sennen ES Dec 1889
1891 SAK Bishop Rock
1901 Lundy; Wife and family at Neyland, Llanstadwell, PEM [RG13/5126/20]
AK, 1892-4 Longstone, 1894-1900 Souter Point, 1900-1 Lundy N, 1901-6 Lundy S, 1906-8 Spurn Head, 1908-9 Orforness, 1909 Winterton
Trahair was unmarried in 1891; Wife: Beatrice, 1876, Holyhead, AGY. Children: Henry & Violet, 1895 & 1900, Marsden, DUR.
Tremble, Edward T. SSX 1844 Hastings ES Dec 1867
1871 Not found
1881 Souter Point
1891 Tynemouth
1901 Hurst
AK 1869-71 Smalls, 1871-7 Dungeness, 1877-86 Souter Point, 1886-91 Tynemouth
PK 1891-2 Wolf Rock, 1892-94 Plymouth Breakwater, 1894- Hurst
Wife: Fanny, 1840, Gt Marlow, BKM. Nephew: Ernest E Gerrard, 1873, Bromley, MDX.
Trerise, H.H. CON 1880 The Lizard ES Oct 1899
1901 Casquets
1901 SAK Casquets
6/1901-1904 Smalls; 1904-10- Dungeness
Trerise was unmarried in 1901.
Troth, Herbert John NFK 1873 Winterton 1901 Admiralty Pier; Wife in Dover, KEN [RG13/843/37]
1893-4 Maplin
Troth appears to have left the service by 1910
Wife: Sarah Sophia (nee Burton), 1875, Cromer, NFK. Child: Charles, 1899, Bardsey (Pwllheli).
Five members of the Troth family were lighthousekeepers (q.v.)
Troth, James Edward HAM 1842 (Keyhaven or Gosport) ES Mar 1866
1871 AK South Stack
1881 Bull Point
1891 Not found
1901 PK Avonmouth (Troths wife Mary Louisa was AK)
AK 1867-9 Flatholm, 1869-79 South Stack, 1879-88 Bull Point, 1888-94- Avonmouth
Troth appears to have missed promotion because he did not wish to be promoted to a rock station
Wife: Mary Louisa, 1843, Hurst Castle, HAM. Children: Hester Mary, 1877, Holyhead, AGY (d.1881 Barnstaple, DEV)
Five members of the Troth family were lighthousekeepers (q.v.)
Troth, John   (1815-38) Hurst Five members of the Troth family were lighthousekeepers (q.v.)
Troth, John Henry HAM 1815 Hurst, Hordle 1851 Happisburgh
1861 Inner Farne
1871 Dovercourt
1881 Troth, now widowed, was on pension and living with his daughter-in-law at Dovercourt, ESS [RG11/1781/40]
Wife: Esther, 1806, Walcot, Bath, SOM. Children: John (m. Emily Mynheer) & James, 1840 & 1842, Gosport, HAM. Grandchildren: Emily Troth, 1866, Start Point, DEV, & Herbert J Troth, 1873, Winterton, NFK. Daughter-in-Law: Emily (nee Mynheer), 1835, Landguard, Felixstowe, SFK.
Five members of the Troth family were lighthousekeepers (q.v.)
Troth, John William HAM 1840 Gosport ES 1863
1871 Winterton
1881 AK Gunfleet; Wife & children with her father-in-law JH Troth at Dovercourt, ESS (q.v.)(A)
1891 South Stack (B)
1901 Portland Bill (C)
AK 1864-5 Eddystone, 1865-8 Start Point, 1868-78 Winterton, 1878-81 Gunfleet
PK 1881-7 Bishop Rock, 1887-90 Round Island, 1890-1 South Stack, 1891-4- Beachy Head
Wives: Emily (nee Mynheer), 1833 Felixstowe, SFK (d.1894) (A & B); Lydia (nee Williams), 1848, Cradley, HEF (C). Children: Emily H, 1866, Hallsands, Start Point, DEV; Herbert J, 1873 Winterton, NFK. Father: Lighthousekeeper John H Troth, 1815, Hurst, HAM (q.v.)
Five members of the Troth family were lighthousekeepers.
Twidle, H. 1881 ES Nov 1902
1906- South Bishop
 
Tyler, James Not GLA c1827 1841 Flatholm
Nothing further known
 
Upton, Ernest J. SFK 1880 Lowestoft ES Apr 1899
1901 Bishop Rock
AK 1900-2 Bishop Rock, 1902-5 W. Usk, 1905-8 Needles, 1908-11 Hartland Point, 1911 Plymouth Breakwater
Upton was unmarried in 1901.
Upton, Joseph KEN 1843 Barfreston ES Mar 1868
1871 AK Bishop Rock
1881 Lowestoft
1891
1901 Happisburgh
AK 1869-74 Bishop Rock, 1874-91 Lowestoft
PK 1891-2 Longstone, 1892-4 Farne, 1894-Happisburgh, 1904 Winterton
Wife: Mary Elizabeth, 1847, Frogham, Nonnington, KEN. Children: William J, 1868, Deptford, KEN; Florence G & Ernest J & Annie M & George P, 1878 & 1880 & 1883 & 1889, Lowestoft, SFK.
Vansten, James DEV 1791 Buckland Filleigh 1841 Bardsey
1851 On pension at Bideford, DEV [HO107/1895/165]
Wife: Elizabeth, 1793, Clovelly, DEV. Elizabeth Ann Lewis, 1846, Aberaron, CAE, was visiting in 1851.
Vowles, Edward SOM 1861 Pill It is not certain that Vowles was a keeper. In the 1891 census he was in Avonmouth lighthouse, but described as 'Board of Trade'. He could not be found in the '81 census. Wife born Newport, Mon., 1862. Vowles' mother, Mary 'Weekes', born Bideford, DEV, 1821 was living with him at Avonmouth in 1891.
Walkey, William CON 1836 St Blazey 1886 Mumbles (Drowned in that year while crossing from the mainland)
Nothing further known
Wife: 1833, Veryan, CON. Children: 1860 Mt Charles, CON, 1862 & 1865 Devoran, CON, 1871 Swansea, GLA]
Wallace, George FLN (1825 or 1827) St Asaph 1851 St Catherines
1861 Not found
1871 Beachy Head
Wife: Mary Ann, (1816 or 1823), Paddington/Spitalfields, LND. Child: Hannah Jane, 1850, Niton, IOW.
There was probably a family relationship between wife Mary Ann and the wife of Lighthousekeeper George Neal, 1816 (q.v.)
Wallace, Thomas (SCT) c1800 1841 Trwyn Du
Ann Wallace, now widowed, appears to have been visiting in Beaumaris, AGY [HO107/2517/233]
Wife: Ann, (1796), AGY. Children: Ann & James & Margaret, 1831 & 1833 & 1836, all AGY.
Wannacott, Joseph   1823 Spurn Head (per Baines Directory)  
Warder, Edward KEN 1839 Sevenoaks 1861 Lodging at East Cowes with the family of Lighthousekeeper William Warder, 1806, Yarmouth, IOW (q.v.)[RG9/662/124]
Nothing further known
 
Warder, F.W. 1882 ES 1905
1907-10- Longships
 
Warder, Francis William IOW (1854 or 1856) East Cowes ES May 1875
1881 Happisburgh
1901 Ashore at Plymouth, DEV [RG13/2097/107]
1875-8 Farne, 1878-81 Whitby, 1881-5 Happisburgh, 1885-8 Mucking, 1888-93 Gibraltar, 1893-9 Dovercourt, 1899-10- Eddystone
Wife: Elvina C, 1861, Happisburgh, NFK. Children: Francis W & Fanny J & Sydney C, 1882 & 1885 & 1889, all Happisburgh, NFK; Cyril A & Harry E, 1894 & 1897, Dovercourt, ESS.
Warder, Walter Henry IOW 1843 Yarmouth 1871 AK Burnham
1881 AK Burnham
1891 St Anns Head
1901 Cromer
AK 1863-5 Smalls, 3/1865-12/1865 Longships, 1865-81 Bideford
PK 1881-90 Casquets, 1890-4- St Anns Head
Wife: Emma, 1843, Clarbeston, PEM. Children: William H & Anne Melina Elizabeth, 1870 & 1880, Burnham, SOM. Parents-in-Law: John Merriman, 1812, Walton, PEM, & Elizabeth Merriman, 1818, Clarbeston, PEM.
Warder, William IOW 1806 Yarmouth 1851 AK Needles
1861 PK Needles; Wife and children at East Cowes, IOW [RG9/653/8]
1871 Not found
Wife: Ann, 1807, Brighstone, IOW. Children: Jane & George & Walter & Melina, 1834 & 1838 & 1844 & 1847, all Yarmouth, IOW.
Warder, William H. SOM 1870 Burnham ES Oct 1891
1901 AK South Foreland
AK 1893-6 Eddystone, 1896-9 Les Hanois, 1899-1904 S. Foreland, 1904-5 Needles, 1905-10- Admiralty Pier, Dover
Wife: Annie, 1871, St Margaret at Cliffe, KEN.
Watson, Arthur YKS 1806 Hull 1841 Hurst (A)
1851 North Foreland (B)
1861 Not found; Poss. dead because daughter Emma was at North Foreland with her brother John Henry
Wife: Emma, 1810, LND (A & B) (Watson was described as a Trinity Pensioner aged 54 when he remarried in Milford, HAM, Mar 1860). Children: Arthur & Laura & John Henry, 1834 & 1835 & 1837, all Milford, HAM; Emma, 1848, Dungeness, Lydd, KEN. N.B. Son John Henry became a lighthousekeeper (q.v.)
Watson, Arthur Albert NFK 1859 Happisburgh ES 1878
1881 Ashore from Gunfleet at Harwich St Nicholas, ESS [RG11/1781/91 (A)]
1891 Hartland Point (B)
1901 Admiralty Pier; Wife & children in Dover, KEN [RG13/843/141] (C)
AK 1879-84 Gunfleet, 1884-5 Gt.. Castle Head, 1885-90 Flatholm, 1890-7 Hartland Point, 1897-1900 Lundy, 1900-3 Admiralty Pier, Dover, 1903-5 Dovercourt
PK 1905-10- Casquets
(Wives: Ellen M, 1859, Gt Yarmouth, NFK (A); Emily E, 1859, Gt Yarmouth, NFK (B & C)). Children: Leonard AW, 1890, Gt Yarmouth, NK; Emily A, 1893, Wimbledon, SRY; Bertha E & Sybil M, 1895 & 1896, Hartland Pt, DEV; Mildred, 1900, Pembroke Dock, PEM.
Watson, Francis SCT c1783 (d. 1854 Newcastle.) Inner Farne c1813-1816 (information supplied by Mrs. Jo Watson)
Nothing further known
 
Watson, James Yorks 1804 Kilnsea (d. 1868) 1841 Spurn Head
1846 Spurn Head
Wife: Jemima, c1806, not YKS (m. 1827, Easington, YKS).
Watson, John Yorks 1766 Kilnsea   Watson was keeper at Spurn Head when he married in 1797, and apparently continued until his death in 1807. His widow Mary (nee Jollands) appears to have retained the post, being described as the keeper in 1823
Watson, John NBL 1826 Newcastle on Tyne 1851 Happisburgh (A)
1861 Not found
1871 Gibraltar
1881 Winterton (B)
1891 Winterton (C)
Kellys Directory shows that Watson was still at Winterton in 1896
(Wives): (Elizabeth or Ellen), 1827, Norwich, NFK (A); 1836, Holkham, NFK (B-C). Children: John, 1850. Happisburgh, NFK; Eliza, 1862, St Marys, Scilly Is; Bertha & Adelaide & Ellen, 1865 & 1866 & 1872, all Gibraltar; Caroline & georgina, 1875 & 1880, Winterton, NFK.
Watson, John Henry HAM. 1837 Milford ES Jan 1858
1861 North Foreland
1871 North Foreland
1881 PK Tynemouth
1891 PK Spurn Head
AK 1858-60 Bishop Rock, 1860-74 N. Foreland
PK 1874-7 Needles, 1877-9 Spurn Head, 1879-88 Tynemouth, 1888-1891 Spurn Head, 1891-1894- Winterton
Wife: Annie, 1839, St Marys, Scilly Is, CON. Children: Annie & Emma & Margaret & John & Henry & Elizabeth & Laura, 1862 & 1863 & 1866 & 1868 & 1869 & 1871 & 1874, all North Foreland, St Peters, KEN; George, 1876 East Cowes, IOW. Father Arthur Watson, 1806, Hull, YKS, was also Lighthousekeeper (q.v.)
Watson, John William NFK 1846 Wells ES Mar 1868
1871 South Foreland
1881 Longships
1891 Longships
PK 1901 Longships
AK 1869-71 Longships, 1871-2 S. Foreland, 1872-92 Longships
PK 9-11/1892 Longstone, 11/1892-4- Longships, 1901 Longships
Wife: Jane, 1849, Zennor, CON. Children: John WH, 1872, St Margarets, KEN; Thomas E & Mary A & Charles H & Eva J & Ethel & Ethelfreda & Rosina Elvina & Jessie Mabel, 1874 & 1876 & 1878 & 1880 & 1882 & 1891 & 1893 & 1896, all Sennen, CON. Mother-in-Law: Mary Hollow, 1803, Zennor, CON.
Watson, Mary   1823 Spurn Head (per Baines Directory) Husband: John, 1766. Kilnsea, YKS, was a Lighthousekeeper (q.v.)
Watson, Richard   [1892] Hurst
Nothing further known.
 
Weatherall or Wetherall, John DEV 1808 Plymouth 1851 Mucking
1861 Mucking
1871 Shopkeeper at Orford, SFK [RG10/1764/36]
1881 Maria Wetherall, now widowed, was shopkeeper at Orford [RG11/1886/113]
John Wetherall was buried in Orford in 1875
Wife: Maria, (1828-1833), Bawdsey, SFK.
Webb, F.W. 1883 ES May 1904
1907-10 Bardsey, 1910- Admiralty Pier, Dover
 
Welch, William DEV (1804 or 1806) Plymouth 1841 Eddystone; Wife at Plymouth [HO107/271/6/16]
1851 PK Lundy
1861 West Usk
1871 Nash Point
Wife: Elizabeth, (1814 or 1818), Tiverton, Exeter, DEV; The 1851 census shows Welch's wife born Tiverton, DEV, 1815. Niece: Jane (Shipstone or Shepston), 1832, Bristol, SOM, was with the family in 1841 and 1851.
Wesencraft, Samuel CON 1804 Scilly Light, Scilly Is 1841 Tynemouth, NBL
1851 Tynemouth, NBL
1861 Tynemouth, NBL
1871
Wife: Jane, 1822, North Shields, Tynemouth, NBL. Children: Robert & John & Charles & Samuel & Richard H & Jane E/S, c1825 & 1827 & 1845 & 1847 & 1848 & 1850, all Tynemouth, NBL. Sister-in-Law: Margaret Stephenson, 1839, North Shields, NBL. George F Harrison, 1850, Preston, NBL, was visiting in 1861.
There was no wife present in 1841 and the long gap between the second and third children suggests that Jane was Wesencfrafts second wife.
West, John T. KEN 1842 Ramsgate 1881 Portland Bill; West was a Lamplighter in the Lightvessel Service, the reason for his being at the lighthouse is not known, and, although married, his wife was not with him at the lighthouse  
West, William H. IOW 1857 West Cowes ES Feb 1879
1881 AK Eddystone
1891 St Catherines
1901 St Catherines
AK 1880-2 Eddystone, 1882-4 L. Basses, 1884-7 Dovercourt, 1887-1905 St Catherines, 1905-8 Coquet Is., 1908-11 Hurst, 1911- Needles
Wife: Harriet, 1858, West Cowes, IOW. Child: Leon, 1889, Niton, IOW.
Westcott, Samuel C. DEV 1859 Plymouth ES Jan 1886
1881 Westcott was a cabinet maker in Plymouth [RG11/2193/124]
1891 Not found
1901 Whitby
1889-98 Skerries, 1898-1903 Whitby, 1903- Holyhead Breakwater
Wife: Jane, 1865, Holyhead, AGY. Father: William H Westcott, 1831, Plymouth, DEV. Cousin: Annie Watkins, 1888, Holyhead, AGY.
Westmorland, William Yorks (1816 or 1819) Leeds 1841 Nash Point
1851 Casquets
1861 AK Hunstanton
1871 AK Hunstanton
1881 PK Hunstanton
1891 PK Hunstanton
1901 On pension at New Hunstanton, NFK [RG13/1883/7]
Wife: Elizabeth, 1819, Wyke Regis, DOR. Children: Mary Ann, 1842, Marcros, GLA; Thomas, 1845, ENG; William & Elizabeth S, 1847 & 1849, Stokenham, DEV; Julia, 1853, Stanford-le-Hope, ESS; Melville E & Arthur J & Alfred H, 1857 & 1859 & 1860, all Hunstanton, NFK. Parents: Thomas & Sarah, 1787 & 1788, ENG.
Lightkeeper Thomas Colereine (q.v.) was with the family in 1851.
Wetherall - see also Weatherall      
Weymouth, Henry Brice CON 1852 Breage, Porthleven ES Mar 1875
1881 Caldey
1891 AK Smalls; Wife and family in Llanstadwell, PEM [RG12/4532/36]
1901 AK Lundy; Wife and family at Neyland, Llanstadwell, PEM [RG13/5126/8]
AK 1875-8 Gunfleet, 1878-85 Caldey, 1885-95 Smalls, 1895-9 S. Bishop
PK 1899-1900 Gunfleet, 1900-3 Lundy, 1903-8 Nash, 1908- Lowestoft
Wife; Eliza, (1848 or 1850), (Portreave ? Portreath) Cove, CON. Children: Eliza Jane & Nellie (m. Davies) & Susan Helen, 1875 & 1877 & 1878, (Portreave ? Portreath Cove), CON; Henry (Rowley or Rowling), 1877, Harwich, ESS. Grandchild: William H Davies, 1900, Llanstadwell, PEM. Son-in-Law: William J Davies, 1874, Ferryside, CMN. Nephew: Frank Plister, 1893, Llanstadwell, PEM.
Weymouth, Henry R. ESS 1876 Harwich ES May 1898
1901 In lodgings at Plymouth, DEV [RG13/2100/58]
AK 1899-1901 Eddystone, 1901-5 Start Point, 1905- Wolf Rock
Weymouth was unmarried in 1901.
Whayman, John. SFK 1779 Sudbourne 1841 Orfordness
1851 Orfordness
1861 Orfordness
Widowed by 1851 and possibly by 1841.
Whayman, John Not SFK 1813 1841 Lowestoft
Nothing further known
Wife: Jane, 1820, not SFK.
Whiley, William MDX 1812 St Pancras 1851 Bardsey
Nothing further known
Wife: Mary G, 1816, Shoreditch, MDX.
Whitchurch, John Alfred Thomas IOW 1874 East Cowes ES May 1893
1901 St Tudwals
1894-1908 St Tudwals, 1908-11 Strumble Head, 1911- South Stack
Whitchurch m. Jane Ellis in CAE 2nd qtr 1899; Wife: Jane, 1874, Pwllheli, CAE. Child: Helen Jane, 1900, Pwllheli, CAE. Sister-in-Law: Elizabeth Ellis, 1869, Pwllheli, CAE.
Whitchurch appears to have been son of Lighthousekeeper Thomas Rice Whitchurch (q.v.)
Whitchurch, Thomas Rice MON 1848 Newport Entered Lightvessel Service 1869; Entered Lighthouse Service 1879
1881 AK Lundy (The entry in this census is incomplete and clearly contains guesswork; it is of limited value)
1891 Hurst (schedule incomplete)
1901 Mucking
1879-86 Lundy, 1886-94- Hurst
Wife: Emily M (nee Stiles), 1851, East Cowes, IOW. Children: (John & George), (East Cowes, IOW). Mother-in-law: Lucy Stiles, 1826, Cowes, IOW (with family at Stanford-le-Hope in 1901)
Lighthousekeeper John Alfred Thomas Whitchurch (q.v.) appears to have been Whitchurchs son.
White, John Middlesex 1838 Blackwall, Poplar (d. 1884 at Cromer, NFK) 1871 South Foreland
1881 Ashore at Pembroke St Mary, Pembroke [RG11/5411/59]
1883 Cromer, NFK,.
Wife: Elizabeth, 1839, Stowmarket, SFK. Children: John, 1862, Blackwall, MDX; Edward, 1864, Holderness, YKS; James & William, 1867 & 1871 South Foreland.
White, John Edwin LND 1862 Blackwall, Poplar 1881 SAK Lizard
Died at South Bishop, 1882 (corresp)
White was unmarried in 1881.
White, Thomas Harper Middlesex 1843 Blackwall 1871 South Bishop
1881 South Foreland
1891 Ashore from St Tudwals at Pwllheli, CAE [RG12/4651/71]
1901 Ashore from St Tudwals at Pwllheli, CAE [RG13/5265/28-29]
AK 1867-71 South Bishop, 1871-5 Dungeness, 1875-89 S. Foreland
PK 1889-94- St Tudwals
Wife: Emily E, 1854, Ramsgate, KEN. Children: Thomas H, 1871 Pembroke Dock, PEM; Jessy E, 1874, (Bromley, MDX, or Harwich, ESS); Emily S & Robert H & Kate A & Eliza E & Albert E & Francis W, 1882 & 1883 & 1885 & 1886 & 1888 & 1889, all St Margaret at Cliffe, KEN; Llewellyn, 1893, Pwllheli, CAE..
Whitehead, Edward NBL 1799 Warkworth 1841 Coquet
1851 Coquet Is
1861 Buoy Keeper at Coquet Island, NBL [RG9/1879/58]
Wife: Margaret, 1794, Felton, NBL (d. by 1861). Children: Mary & Margaret, c1821 & c1816, NBL. Grandchild: Margaret Whitehead, 1848, Warkworth, NBL.
Wilder, W.S. LND 1854 Poplar ES 1874
1881 AK South Stack (A)
1891 St Catherines (B)
1901 PK Casquets; wife was in St Ann, Alderney [RG13/5324/7] (C)
Wilder was reduced from Principal Keeper in May 1901 and appointed to Longstone. He was re-promoted to Principal Keeper at Bardsey in 1907
AK 1876-8 Longships; 1878-88 South Stack; 1888-98 St Catherines ; 1898-9 Chapman; 1901-7 Longstone
PK 1899-1901 Casquets: 1907-9 Bardsey; 1909/10 Dungeness; 1911 Hurst
Wives: Mary, 1853, Towednack, Zennor, CON (A); Harriet, 1853, Alderney, CHI (C)
Williams, Charles LND 1826 Lewisham 1851 Casquets; Ashore at St Anne, Alderney [HO107/2531/538]
1861 Hurst
1871 Bardsey
1881 Ashore at Torteval, Guernsey, CHI [RG11/5632/37]
Wife: Ann, (1823 or 1825), Kingston, SRY. Children: Elizabeth & Ann & Kate & Isobel & Frederick & David, 1854 & 1857 & 1858 (2) & 1861 & 1863, all Hordle, HAM
Williams, David HAM. 1862 Hurst Castle, Milford ES May 1882
1881 SAK with father at Les Hanois
1891 Not found, Skerries apparently not enumerated
1901 Ashore in Holyhead [RG13/5297/30]
ES 5/1882
AK 1886-93 Skerries; 1893-8 Holyhead Breakwater; 1898-9 Storekeeper at Blackwall, MDX; 1899-1906 Holyhead Breakwater: 1906-9 Withernsea; 1909-10 Souter Point
PK 1910 Hartland Point
Wife: Isabel, 1867, St Margarets, KEN. Children: Constance & David Goldsack & Charles Dixon & Jessie Baker, 1895 & 1896 & 1898 & 1900, all Holyhead, AGY.
Williams father, Charles, 1826, was also a lighthousekeeper (q.v.).
Williams, James G. CON 1848 Scilly Is. ES Dec 1870
1871 Not found
1881Basses
1891 Bideford
1901 Coquet
AK 1871-2 Smalls, 1872-6 Wolf Rock, 1876-8 Hurst, 1878-82 Basses, 1882-4 Nash, 1884-91 Bideford, 1891-4 Casquets
PK 1894- Bardsey
Wife: Dorcas T, 1854, Braunton, DEV. Children: John G & Dorcas A, 1890 & 1892, Braunton, DEV; Edwin J, 1894, Alderney, CHI
Williams, Jasper CON 1855 St Ives 1881 Not found
1891 Mumbles
1901 Mumbles
Wife: Mary Ann, 1857, Oystermouth, GLA. Niece: Polly Holborow, 1883, GLS.
Williams, John AGY 1806 Beaumaris 1851 Trwyn Du
Nothing further known
Wife: 1809, Beaumaris, AGY. Child: 1846, Beaumaris, AGY.
Williams, John ENG 1808 1861 PK Casquets; wife and child ashore in St Anne [RG9/4374/67]
Nothing further known
Wife: Ann, 1809, WLS. Child: Elizabeth, 1841, WLS.
Williams, John CON 1822 (St Eurban or St Enoder) 1851 Not found
1861 Bishop Rock
1871 South Foreland
1881 St Catherines
Wife: Elizabeth, (1825 or 1827), St Just, CON. Children: Edwin & John & Amelia, 1845 & 1847 & 1851, St Just, CON; James & Elizabeth F & Kate & Annie & Edith & (Clara) T, 1849 & 1853 & 1856 & 1859 & 1866 & 1869, all St Marys, Scilly Is, CON; Charles H, 1873 St Margaret at Cliffe, KEN
Williams, John F.W. LND 1873 Poplar ES Apr 1894
1901 AK Bardsey
AK 1897-9 Maplin, 1899-1902 Bardsey, 1902-6 N. Foreland, 1906-10- S. Foreland
Wife: Kate, 1875, Blackwall, LND. Child: Kate, 1899, Poplar, LND.
Williams, T. 1883 ES Dec 1907
1910- Longstone
 
Wilson, Richard SSX 1871 Alfriston ES Oct 1891
1901 St Anthony
AK1892-7 Bishop Rock, 1897-10/1901 St Anthony, 1901- St Catherines
Wife: Ada Blanche (nee Parr), 1865, Halling, KEN. Children: Richard, 1895, St Marys, Scilly Is., CON; Elsie Harriet Daisy, 1900, St Anthony, CON. Mother-in-Law: Eliza Parr, 1827, East Malling, KEN.
Wilson, Richard MDX 1840 Bishopsgate, LND ES Dec 1860
1861 SAK Landguard; wife not present
1871 St Agnes
1881 Ashore from the Casquets at St Anns, Alderney, CHI [RG11/5632/68]
1891 Nash Point
1901 Caldey
3/1861 SAK Landguard
AK 1861-3 Eddystone, 1863-73 St Agnes, 1873-8 W. Usk
PK 1878-81 Casquets, 1881-94- Nash Point, 1901 Caldey
Wife: Julia Pender, 1840, St Agnes, Scilly Is, CON. Children: Rosa Caroline, 1858, Peckham, SRY; Richard Edmund & Walter, 1860 & 1862, Homerton, MDX; Edith Ellen & Frederick Sydney & Julia & Osbert, 1864 & 1867 & 1872 & 1873, all St Agnes, Scilly Is, CON; Emily Mary & Mary, 1875 & 1877 St Brides, GLA. Wilsons mother, Rachel Caroline Streetwelle, 1796, Bethnal Green, MDX, was with the family in 1871, and was shown as Unmarried.
Wilson, Richard E. LND 1859 Hackney ES Jan 1878
1881 Longships
1891 St Anns Head
1901 AK Longships
AK 1878-82 Longships, 1882-5 Lundy, 1885-92 St Anns Head (Milford), 1892-1902 LongshipsPK 1902-6 Bardsey, 1906-11 Longships, 1911- Trevose
Wilson was unmarried in 1881: Wife: Sarah Ann, 1860, Sennen, CON. Children: Flora Trewhella & Carolina & Osbert Henry & Hilda Irene, 1885 & 1896 & 1897 & 1900, all Sennen, CON; Annie Watson & Ethel & Evelyn & Martha, 1888 & 1889 & 1890 & 1892, all St Anns Head, PEM;
Winn, Charles B. IOW 1854 East Cowes ES Nov 1875
1881 South Foreland
1891 South Foreland
1901 Maplin; Wife not found
AK 1876-8 Heligoland, 1878-91 S. Foreland, 1891-4 Lowestoft, 1894- Winterton
Wife: Louisa, 1854 , St Margaret at Cliffe, KEN. Children: William CG & Margaret LG & Robert S & Albina & Harold & Daisa S, 1880 & 1882 & 1883 & 1887 & 1889 & 1890, all St Margaret at Cliffe, KEN.
Withers, Alfred E. IOW 1865 Cowes ES Jul 1885
1891 Not found
1901 Hurst
AK 1889-91 South Bishop, 1891-4 Souter Point, 1894-8 Longstone, 1898-1901 Hurst, 1901-2 Portland Breakwater, 1902-5 Portland Bill, 1905-2/1910 Dovercourt, 2/1910-1911 Temporarily redundant
PK 1911- Portland Bill
Wife: Elizabeth, 1864, Neyland, PEM. Children: Alfred & Arthur, 1892 & 1894, Marsden, DUR.
Wood, Robert Lancs. 1820 Liverpool 1851 S. Foreland
Nothing is known of Wood after 1851
 
Woodcock, T.S.N. 1879 ES Aug 1903
1906-9 Flatholm, 1/1909-10/1909 S. Foreland, 10/1909- Start Point
 
Wooden, Robert SRY 1829 Blackfriars ES Nov 1870
1871 Not found
1881 Ashore (from Chapman light) with family at West Ham, ESS [RG11/1720/128]
1891 Ashore from chapman at West Ham, ESS [RG12/1329/6]
AK 1871-6 Eddystone, 4-11/1876 Plymouth Breakwater, 1876-9 Beachy Head, 1879-94 Chapman
PK 1894- Gunfleet
Wife: Anne, 1833, Barrowden, RUT. Children: Elizabeth M & Robert J, 1861 & 1868, Shoreditch, LND; George & Harriet, 1872 & 1874, Plymouth, DEV. Nephew: Percy Kirby, 1880, Austin Friars.
Wooden joined the Service at the age of 40, having been previously employed by the Post Office.
Woodruff, James Thomas LND 1857 Poplar ES Dec 1876
1881 Trwyn Du
1891 Trwyn Du; Wife not present
1901 Lundy; Wife and family at Neyland, Llanstadwell, PEM [RG13/5126/20]
AK 1877-9 Bishop Rock, 1879-97 Trwyn Du, 1897-1901 Lundy Is, PK 1901 Caldey, 1910-Lundy
Wife: Maria, 1858, Helston, CON. Children: Alfred. 1882 Bedford, BDF; Charles & Laura & Thomas & Harold, 1884 & 1885 & 1889 & 1896, all Penmon, AGY; James, 1900, New Milford, PEM.
Woodruff, William Bennet Barnes LND 1861 Bromley by Bow, Poplar ES Jan 1885
1891 Ashore from Godrevy at St Ives, CON RG12/1854/131]
1901 Dovercourt
1887-92 Godrevy, 1892-4- Bardsey, 1901 Dovercourt
Wife: Harriet R, 1869, Haverfordwest, PEM. Children: William A & Charlotte Edith, 1889 & 1891, St Ives, CON.
Woodruff, William Willey KEN 1838 Ramsgate ES Oct 1860
1861 Ashore from Maplin at Bromley, MDX [RG9/300/86]
1871 Whitby
1881 Gunfleet; Wife and family at Harwich St Nicholas [RG11/1781/105]
1891 Portland Bill
1901 On pension at Portsmouth, HAM [RG13/981/44]
AK 1861-3 Maplin, 1863-78 Whitby
PK 1878-81 Gunfleet, 1881-5 Orfordness, 1885-94- Portland Bill
Wife: Hannah M, 1836, Poplar, LND, 1836. Children: William BB, 1861 Bromley, MDX; Alfred John & Jessie Ann & Alice Jane, & Charles R & Edith Agnes & Howard, 1864 & 1866 & 1867 & 1869 & 1870 & 1876, all Whitby, YKS
Woodruff appears to have been the brother of Mary Bennett Woodruff, 1833, Ramsgate, KEN, who married lightvessel crewman Robert William Cook.
Work, Wilfred I.O.M. 1873 Ramsay ES Feb 1896
1901 Ashore from Skerries with parents at Holyhead, AGY [RG13/5297/53]
1898-1902 Skerries, 1/1902-11/1902 S. Foreland, 11/1902-7 Gibraltar, 1907-9 Souter Point, 1909- Withernsea
Work was unmarried in 1901. Parents: Sinclair Work, 1835, Sandwick, SHI, & Sarah Work, 1837, Hubberston, Milford Haven, PEM.
Wren, W. YKS 1870 Hawsker, Whitby ES Feb 1890
1891 Orford
1892- Skerries
Wren left the Service by 1910
Wren was unmarried in 1891.
Wright, Alexander NFK 1814 Gt Yarmouth 1841 Wright not found but wife and children at Great Yarmouth, NFK [HO107/794/5/11]
1851 Caldey
1861 Spurn Head; Wife and children at Great Yarmouth, NFK [RG9/1161/42]
1871 Widowed and on pension at Great Yarmouth, NFK [RG10/1788/27]
Lucretia Wright was described as Floating Lightsmans Wife in 1861. It is possible that Wright began his career in the Lightvessel Service
Wife: Lucretia, 1816, Gt Yarmouth, NFK. Children: Lucretia, 1838, (not in NFK or Great Yarmouth, NFK); Frederick & Emma, 1842 & 1848, Gt Yarmouth, NFK; Martha, 1850 Caldey Is, PEM. Sarah Wilson, c1791, NFK, was also in the household in 1841.
Young, Thomas PEM 1839 Whitchurch/Solva ES Jun 1865
1871 Portland Bill
1881 Portland Bill
1891 Mucking
1901 Winterton
AK 1865-7 Eddystone, 1867-9 Happisburgh, 1869-84 Portland Bill
PK 1884-8 Gunfleet, 1888-93 Mucking, 1893-4- Southwold1901 Winterton
Wife: Mary A, 1835, Plymouth, DEV. Child: Thomas William, 1869, Happisburgh, NFK.
Three members of the Young family were lighthousekeepers (q.v.)
Young, William PEM 1856 Solva ES 1875
1881 AK Start Point
1891 AK South Bishop; Wife and family at Pembroke Dock, PEM [RG12/4529/87]
1901 South Stack
AK 1876-9 Plymouth Breakwater, 1879-81 Start Point, 1881-4 S. Foreland, 1884-7 Basses, 1887-91 Souter Point, 1891-1900 South Bishop
PK 1900-8 South Stack, 1908- Strumble Head
Wife: Bessie Selina, 1856, Bere Ferrers, DEV. Children: William H, 1879, Plymouth, DEV; Eleanor Sarah, 1882, Stokenham, DEV; John, 1884, St Margarets, KEN; Herman Lile, 1888, Marsden, DUR; Eva Gwendoline, 1892, Pembroke Dock, PEM
Three members of the Young family were lighthousekeepers (q.v.)
Young, William Hay Lile DEV 1879 Plymouth ES Apr 1900
1901 SAK Dungeness
1902-4 Hartland Point, 1901- Skerries
Young was unmarried in 1901
Three members of the Young family were lighthousekeepers (q.v.)
 
FOG SIGNAL GUNNERS
 
NAME BIRTH PLACE/DATE SERVICE - ES = Entered Trinity House Service; PG = Principal Gunner; AG = Assistant Gunner; LL = Lamplighter FAMILY DETAILS
Banner, James PEM 1848 Freystrop, Haverfordwest 1881 Ashore with wife at Llanstadwell, PEM, described as mariner in the Trinity Service [RG11/5414/56]
1891 Lundy Fog Gun Station
1901 Flamborough Head Fog Gun Station
Wife: Hannah, (1850 or 1852), Freystrop, Haverfordwest, PEM.
Blackmore, John SOM 1834 Spaxton 1871 Lundy Fog Gun Station
Blackmore subsequently transferred to the Lighthouse Service (q.v.)
Wife: Mary A, 1834, (Great Kimble), DEV. Children: Mary (F/G) & Anne L & Caroline R & Waltger J & Francis H & Edmund H, 1862 & 1864 & 1865 & 1868 & 1869, all Lundy Is, Bristol Channel; Edmund H, 1870, Bideford, DEV..
Brown,Charles Sweden 1833 Gothenburg 1881 N. Stack Fog Gun Station
1891 N. Stack Fog Gun Station
 
Cain, Joseph MDX 1821 Poplar 1871 Flamborough Head Fog Gun Station (A)
1881 Flamborough Head Fog Gun Station (B)
Wives: Margaret, 1810, Cork, IRL (A); Amelia E, 1825, Devonport, DEV (B). Stepchildren (of 2nd wife): Georgina Evans & Amelia H Evans, 1859 & 1861, South Huish. DEV.
Cornish, G.E. 1861 ES (Lightvessel Service) Aug 1891
1903-10 North Stack Fog Gun Station
 
Harvey, John Devon 1831 Stoke Damerel, Plymouth 1861 Captain of the Main Top aboard HMS Gannet at Constantinople [RG9/4440/13] (A); Wife & child in Stoke Damerel, DEV [RG9/1456/16]
1871 N Stack Fog Gun Stn (B)
1881 PG N Stack Fog Gun Stn (C)
1891 PG N Stack Fog Gun Stn (D)
Wives: Tryphena, 1832, Devonport, DEV (A-C); Catherine, 1841, Holyhead, AGY (D). Children: Louisa & Frederick, 1859 & 1863, Devonport, DEV; Ellen A, 1866, Morice Town (Plymouth), DEV; William S, 1870 Poplar, London; Albert E, 1880, Holyhead, AGY
James, Thomas CGN 1834 1881 Lundy Fog Gun Station
1891 Flamborough Head Fog Gun Station
Wife: Mary, 1828, PEM
The 1881 census entry appears to have been guesswork on the part of the enumerator and the detail is of little value.
Le Gallais, Charles Henry KEN 1869 Ramsgate 1902-10- Penlee Point Fog Signal Stn
For pre-1902 see also entry in table of Lighthouse Keepers. Le Gallais subsequently returned to the Lighthouse Service and was appointed as Principal Keeper at Longships and Souter Point, dates unknown. He retired in 1929
Wife: Augustine Constance, 1865, Alderney, CHI. Child: Edward Charles, 1900, St Agnes, Scilly Is, CON.
Lee, Thomas S. DEV 1815 Clovelly 1871 Lundy Fog Gun Station Wife: Mary A, 1845, Swimbridge, DEV. Children: Anne W & Elizabeth L & William J, 1866 & 1868 & 1870, all Lundy Is, Bristol Channel.
Morgan, John PEM 1827 Solva 1881 Lundy Fog Gun Station
1891 Lundy Fog Gun Station
Wife: Margaret, 1822, Solva, PEM.
The 1881 census entry appears to have been guesswork on the part of the enumerator and the detail is of little value.
Nicholas, David Glam 1848 Penrice Pre-1906 see entry in table of Lighthouse Keepers
1906- Penlee Point Fog Gun Stn.
For family details see Table of Lighthousekeepers
Nicholson, John YKS 1829 Hull 1871 Mariner ashore at Bromley, LND [RG10/573/48](A)
1881 Flamborough Fog Gun Station (B)
1891 Lamplighter ashore at Hull [RG12/3927/20](C)
Wives: Catherine, 1826, Crookhaven, IRL (A-B); Alice, 1835, Hull, YKS (C). Children: Emma (m. Latus) & Amelia, 1860 & 1866, Hull, YKS. Grandchild: Ernest E Latus, 1887, Hull, YKS.
Paul, John CON 1851 Penzance Paul joined the Lightvessel Service in 1878, transferred to the Lighthouse Service in 1892 and returned to lightvessels in 1902
1881 AB Seven Stones lightvessel
1901 Flamborough Head Fog Gun Station
1904 Mate South Goodwin lightvessel
Wife: Elizabeth, 1855, Tresco, Scilly Is, CON. Child: Margaret Jane, 1896, Holyhead, AGY.
Pender, Sampson CON 1814 Scilly Is 1851 Pender not found but wife and children on Tresco, Scilly Is, CON
1861 Pender was a Trinity House Lightvessel crewman ashore with family on Tresco, Scilly Is, CON [RG9/1600/63-64
1871 N Stack Fog Gun Stn
Wife: Ann, 1814, Scilly Is, CON. Children: William & Mary Ann & Sarah & Jane & Caroline & Honor Lakey & Elizabeth & Rhoda & Sampson & Eliza, 1837 & 1838 & 1841 & 1843 & 1845 & 1848 & 1840 & 1842 & 1844 & 1846, all Tresco, Scilly Is, CON.
Roberts, Stephen AGY 1856 Holyhead 1901 N Stack Fog Gun Stn Roberts was shown as married in 1901 but his wife was not on station.
Rowe, Samuel John Cornwall 1874 Marazion Rowe joined the Lightvessel Service in 1897
1901 Seven Stones Lightvessel
He was at Flamborough Fog Gun Station from Oct 1902 until May 1906, subsequently at Dovercourt, ESS, and East cowes, IOW
Wife: Emma, 1872, Penzance, CON. Children: Hilda Annie, 1896, Penzance, Cornwall; Emma Vera & Samuel Edward George, 1904 & 1901, Flamborough Head, YKS; Ronald Leslie, 1912 Harwich, ESS. Niece: Maud Ford, 1882, Penzance, CON.
Rutter, Thomas NBL 1807 Newton 1871 Flamborough Head Fog Gun Station Wife: Hannah, 1818, Middleham, YKS
Saveall, John MDX 1861 LND 1901 AG N Stack Fog Gun Stn
1906-1908 LL Galloper Lightvessel
1908- LL Nore Lightvessel
Wife: Helen, 1851, Plymouth DEV. Niece: Helen Elliston, 1893, LND, MDX.
Stratton, William YKS 1819 Flamborough 1871 Flamborough Head Fog Gun Station; his wife and family were not on station
1881 Elizabeth Stratton, now widowed, was with her daughter Jane Ellen and family at Flamborough [RG11/4799/103]
Wife: Elizabeth, 1823, Bessingby, YKS.
Stratton was son of David Stratton, lighthouse keeper at Flamborough Head, and before becoming a Fog Signal Gunner was himself a lighthouse keeper - see table of lighthousekeepers for his family.
Stubbington, Robert James HAM 1859 Portsmouth ES 1890
1894 PG N Stack Fog Gun Stn
1901 PG N Stack Fog Gun Stn
Wife: Alice, 1865, Tottenhill, NFK. Children: Alice Elizabeth, 1889, Poplar, LND; George Collins, 1899, Holyhead, AGY.
Thomas, J. 1864 Thomas joined the Lightvessel Service in Nov 1892 and transferred to the Lighthouse Service as a Fog Signal Gunner in Mar 1908
1908-10 North Stack Fog Gun Station
 
Williamson, Charles LND 1855 St George in the East 1891 Flamborough Head Fog Gun Station
1901 Seaman ashore at Bromley, MDX [RG13/347/132]
Wife: Mary, 1854, St George in the East, LND. Children: Charles G, 1880, North Leith, SCT; Daisy E, 1884, Stepney, LND.

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