George Nettleton was baptised 23 January 1831 at Healaugh by Tadcaster, a son of James Nettleton and Hannah.
In 1841 he was aged 10, and living with his parents.
In the 1851 index, at Addle cum Eccup, George was a servant aged 20 and born at Healaugh, in the household of William (aged 24 and born at Attercliffe) and Ellen Keyworth.
He married Ann Freer.
In the 1861 index, at Tadcaster West, George was aged 30 and born at Healaugh and his wife, Ann, was aged 26 and born at Tadcaster. With them were their children, James aged 4 and Frances aged 2, both born in Tadcaster. There was also Richard Freer, brother [in-law], aged 14 and born in Tadcaster.
In the 1871 index, at Oxton, Tadcaster, George was aged 40 and born at Healaugh and his wife, Ann, was aged 36 and born at Tadcaster. With them were their children, Fanny aged 12, born at Tadcaster and an infant aged under 1 month, born at Oxton. There was also a servant, Charles Smith, aged 47, born at Tadcaster.
In 1881 he was living at Hodgsons Terrace, Tadcaster West, aged 50, an agricultural labourer, born at Healaugh. With him was his wife, Ann, aged 57 (more likely is 46, see earlier censuses) and born at Tadcaster. With them were their children, James aged 24, single and a tailor and draper, and Richard, aged 10, both born at Tadcaster.
Ann Nettleton was buried at St Mary the Virgin, Tadcaster and is commemorated on a Freer gravestone. She died on 25 December 1883 aged 48 years.
In the 1891 index, at Hook, Yorks., George was aged 65 and born at Healaugh, a lodger in the household of William (63) and Hannah (66) Thompson.
He was not found in the 1901 census.
There is a possible death registration in 1905, in the Goole district.
George and Ann's children were:
James, born about 1856 at Tadcaster.
In the 1871 index, at East Tadcaster, he was aged 14 and born at Tadcaster, a grandson of Fanny Freer (aged 57).
In the 1901 census index he was aged 44, a draper and fitter shopkeeper in Tadcaster and born at Tadcaster.
Frances, born about 1858 at Tadcaster.
Richard, born about March 1871 at Tadcaster.
Posted February 2017