- Born: Cir 1792, Bourne, Lincolnshire, England
- Christened: 29 Nov 1792, Bourne, Lincolnshire, England
- Marriage: BONSEL, Catherine on 29 Feb 1816 in Bourne, Lincoln, England
- Died: 25 Oct 1864, North Back Lane, Bourn, Lincolnshire, UK at age 72
- Buried: 27 Oct 1864, Bourne Cemetery, Bourn, Lincolnshire, England
This record was found in the LFHS Baptisms and Burial Indexes for Aveland and Ness 1754 - 1812. This information was transcribed from the Parish records.
The 1841 UK census shows William and Catherine with John 20 and George 10 living at Bede House Bank, Bourn.
William Walker 45 - Head Mar Ag Lab
Catharine Walker 45
John Walker 20 - Ap
George Walker 10
Source Citation: Class: HO107; Piece 615; Book: 22; Civil Parish: Bourne; County: Lincolnshire; Enumeration District: 3; Folio: 12; Page: 16; Line: 7; GSU roll: 438756.
The 1851 UK census shows William and Catherine Walker living together at house number 76 Eastgate, Bourn.
William Walker 59 - Head Mar Wheelwright born Bourn, Lincolnshire
Catherine Walker 58 - Wife Mar born Leicestershire
The 1861 UK census shows William and Catherine living togehter at 119 Back Lane (East), Private House.
William Walker 69 - Head Mar Carpenter born Bourn, Lincolnshire
Catherine Walker 69 - Wife Mar born Market Bosworth, Leicestershire
The 1871 UK census - Catherine Walker, widow residing in the Union Workhouse, Bourn and states her place of birth as Market Bosworth, Lincolnshire.
The Death of William Walker
The Death Certificate of William Walker States he died 25th October 1864 at North Back Lane, Bourn aged 73 years. His occupation was Wheelwright (Master). The cause of death was "dropsy" - 2 years - certified. His death was reported by Elizabeth Bennet (her mark). William was her father and her residence was North Street, Bourne. CW Aug06
The date and place of Williams burial was listed in the National Burial Index of by the Federation of Family History Societies and research provided courtesy of a Lincolnshire list member.
William was buried on 27 October 1864, as was a George Walker aged 5m, which is a bit of a coincidence. CW 4/11/2006
William married Catherine BONSEL on 29 Feb 1816 in Bourne, Lincoln, England. (Catherine BONSEL was born circa 1790 in Market Bosworth, Leicestershire, UK, died on 20 Jan 1872 in Union Workhouse, Bourn, Lincolnshire, UK and was buried on 23 Jan 1872 in Bourne Cemetery, Bourn, Lincolnshire, England.)
Lyn Musselwhite - Lincolnshire List member provided the transript of the Parish Record below:
"William Walker bach of this Parish (Bourn) and Catherine Bonsell sp. of this parish married by banns with consent 29th February 1816. He signs, 'she her mark'.
In the presence of Thos Wrigley and Thos Walker".