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1851 census
Source               HO107; Piece: 2327; Folio: 18; Page: 28
Place                Wakefield District 1a, St Johns
Dwelling             schedule 114, Albion Street 

Joseph       Roberts  head    U   44   Farmer and Gardener emp 6 lab    Wakefield 
George       Roberts  brother U   35   farmer and Gardiner 
Martha       Roberts  sister  U   35   unmarried 
George Henry Roberts  nephew  U    8   scholar 
Martha       Taylor   ser         21   gen servant 

Martha Roberts married 21 oct 1858 Wakefield to
John beford Boston


1861 census
source               RG 9; Piece: 3495; Folio: 44; Page: 13; 
place                Brightside Bierlow, Sheffield
Dwelling             Schedule 76, 32 Andover Street 

John B  Boston  head  m  32  Woolen Walker              Wakefield
Martha  Boston  wife  m  35*                            Wakefield

1871 census 
source               RG10; Piece: 4678; Folio: 101; Page: 15; 
place                West Sheffield 
dwelling             schedule 54, 16 Caylis Yard

John B  Boston   head  m  42  Woolen Cloth Merchant             Wakefield
Martha  Boston   wife  m  45*                                   Wakefield  

Martha Boston died decqt1879 aged 64 Ecclesall Bierlow 9c 189
* her age is now correct
Buried Wakefield Cemetery 6th October 1870 plot D, 744 (Memorial 'find a grave' 255 184 865)
1881 census
source               RG11; Piece: 4639; Folio: 78; Page: 32; 
place                Ecclesall Bierlow (Sheffield)
dwelling             schedule 156, Abbydale road

John beford Boston  head W  52  Retired Drapper        Wakefield
Fanny Crapper       serv w  48  house Keeper           Retford Notts.


John bedford Boston died 30 september 1884 aged 55 Ecclesall Bierlow 9c 232
Buried 4th October 1884, Wakefield Cemetery, along side his wife Martha; Plot D,744
Probate,   12 November 1884
John Bedford Boston
Administration of the Personal Estate of John Bedford Boston late of Beauchieff Glen, Sheffield in the County of York, Gentleman a widower who died on 30th September 1884 at Beauchieff Glen domeciled in england. Was granted at wakefield to Broughton Boston of Wakefield in thesaid county Gunsmith, the brother and one of the next of Kin.
Personal Estate; £4,527 4s 10d

Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer, 10 May 1887
New Summery
Hearing a case in which a Mrs Platts sourt to recover from Mr. Broughton Boston, Gunsmith, Wakefield, who was administrator of the Estate of his brother, the late Johhn Bedford Boston, of Abbydale, Sheffield. Mrs Platts was the deeased gentleman's ......

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