- Born: Dec 1802, West Deeping Lincolnshire England
- Christened: 19 Dec 1802, West Deeping Lincolnshire England
- Marriage: WIFE OF WILLIAM OTTER, Sarah
Aveland and Ness Deanery Baptisms and Burials 1754-1812
OTTER William Bap 18021219 s/o Joseph & Elizabeth West Deeping WDE
The 1841 UK census shows William Otter presumably with his mother Elizabeth (nee Bain) and his family at Tallington, Lincolnshire. All of the family appear as born in Lincolnshire but the only other detail - William was a blacksmith.
Elizabeth Otter 70
William Otter 41 - Blacksmith
Sarah Otter 30
William Otter 11
Sarah Otter 9
Source Citation: Class: HO107; Piece 623; Book: 1; Civil Parish: Tallington; County: Lincolnshire; Enumeration District: 8; Folio: 5; Page: 3; Line: 23; GSU roll: 438759.
The 1851 UK census shows William Otter and his wife Sarah at Tallington, Lincolnshire.
William Otter 48 - Head Mar "Blacksmith Master - no man" born Tallington, Lincolnshire
Sarah Otter 45 - Wife Mar born Kent, England
John Bassett 19 - Ser Unm "Farm Ser" born Ashton, Northamptonshire
The 1861 UK census shows William Otter and his wife Sarah at Barholm, Linconshire (a few miles from Tallington and Market Deeping)
William Otter 59 - Head Mar " Occupant of 52 acres of land employing 1 man & 2 boys" born Braceborough (West Deeping) - transcript states Bagborough in error.
Sarah Otter 53 - Wife Mar born Kington, Kent
John Curtin 15- Ser Unm "Carter" born Ashton, Northamptonshire
Source Citation: Class: RG9; Piece: 2314; Folio: 120; Page: 7; GSU roll: 542952.
The 1871 UK census shows William Otter and his wife Sarah at Barholm, Linconshire
William Otter 68 - Head Mar " Farmer of 52 acres of land employing 1 man & 2 boys" born West Deeping, Lincolnshire
Sarah Otter 69 - Wife Mar born Hythe, Kent - note mistake in transcript Sarah's age was recorded as 63.
Joseph William Otter 12 - Grandson born Tallington, Lincolnshire
Fredrick Jackson 18 - Unm "Domestic Servant" born Barnack, Northamptonshire
Source Citation: Class: RG10; Piece: 3310; Folio: 154; Page: 9; GSU roll: 839343.
William married Sarah WIFE OF WILLIAM OTTER. (Sarah WIFE OF WILLIAM OTTER was born circa 1811 in Kent, England.)