King William Place

Hampshire Telegraph : Saturday 4 May 1850

Death : This afternoon, in King William Place, after a severe and protracted illness,

John Nichelson, Esq., many years in the Cheque Office of this Dockyard, in his 80th year.


Hampshire Telegraph : Saturday 18 October 1862

For sale by private contract, two freehold houses, in King William Place, in the occupation of Mr Guy and Mr Hill.  Apply to Messrs Hellard & Son, Solicitors.

 

1 King William Place

1851 Census

Elizabeth Easthope : Lodging House Keeper : 72 yrs

Louisa : 45 yrs

Emma : 25 yrs

Caroline Churcher : House Servant : 20 yrs

Frederick Horton : Purser & Pay Master, RN : 70 yrs

John H Stevens : Lt Colonel, Marines : 66 yrs



1871 Census


Elizabeth Hook : Steward’s Wife & Lodging House Keeper : 35 yrs

Frances : 24 yrs

Elizabeth : 21 yrs

Benjamin Grant : Retired farmer : 66 yrs

Ada : 19 yrs

L J Woodford : Army Surgeon : 36 yrs

Thomas E Chithender : Hop Merchant : 51 yrs

Sarah : 47 yrs

Sarah : 23 yrs

E FitzStubbs : Soldier : 21 yrs

 

2 King William Place 

1851 Census

Joseph Clark : Cork Merchant : 28 yrs

1841 : Cork Manufacturer 19 yrs, living in Barrack Street with Joseph Clark RN 51 yrs & Louisa 45 yrs

Ellen : 26 yrs

Fanny Blunden : House Servant : 18 yrs



Portsmouth Times and Naval Gazette : Saturday 31 July 1869

On Thursday, August 12th, 1869, Mr George M Beck is instructed to sell by auction an excellent family residence in the occupation of Lieutenant-Colonel Lawrence, RMA, and being 2 King William Place.




1871 Census


William Miles : Licensed Victualler : 51 yrs

Jane : 50 yrs

Frederick : Assistant : 17 yrs

James J : Seaman, H M Service : 16 yrs

Mary J : 12 yrs

Elizabeth : 9 yrs

Mary Wilkey : : 82 yrs

Fanny Warren : Refreshment House Keeper : : 25 yrs

Edith Gill : Governess : 19 yrs

William : 14 days

Sarah H Page : General Servant : 20 yrs

Ann Hollis : General Servant : 19 yrs

Pauline Fried : Governess : 19 yrs 

Clara Sengeant : Dressmaker 22 yrs

 

3 King William Place

1851 Census

Robert Miller : Grocer : 28 yrs

Anne : 29 yrs

Robert : 9 yrs

Anne G : 7 yrs

Ann Harries : House Servant : 17 yrs



1871 Census


John Walker : Cork Cutter : 48 yrs

Rose A : 43 yrs

James H Idatts : : Billiard Marker : 52 yrs

William Ellis : Soldier, 12th Bat, RA : 21 yrs

Elizabeth : Dressmaker : 22 yrs

William Simpson : Soldier, Army Service Corpse : 22 yrs

Elizabeth : 22 yrs

Alice : 7 months

 

4 King William Place

1851 Census

John Lang : Coal Merchant : 45 yrs

1805 : 29 May, born in Portsmouth

1817 : 22 January, Bapt at St Thomas’s

Maria : 34 yrs

Mary Ann Torrington : House Servant : 17 yrs



1871 Census


Unoccupied



Hampshire Telegraph : Saturday 9 March 1878

On Wednesday, March 20th, 1877, King & King are in receipt of instructions from the owner to sell by auction on the above date, at seven o’clock punctually, No 4 King William Place, in the occupation of Mrs Lang, at the annual rental of £16.  The property is in connection with the Main Sewer, and commands a very extensive view of Southsea, Spithead and the Isle of Wight.

May be viewed by permission of the tenant, and all further particulars in next issue, or may be had of Mr W Marshall, Solicitor, Highbury Street

 

5 King William Place

1851 Census

Margaret Mist : Green Grocer : 45 yrs

Margaret Eleanor : 20 yrs

Charles Dorington : Commercial Traveller : 28 yrs

Sarah Godwin : Commercial Traveller : 18 yrs



1871 Census


Thomas Hobbins : Retired Collector of Taxes : 37 yrs

Mary A : 38 yrs

George : 1 yr




Portsmouth Evening News : Saturday 8 October 1881

To Be Let, with immediate possession, 5 King William Place, five minutes walk from Southsea Pier.  Commanding view of the whole of Southsea common, Spithead, and the Solent  In thorough repair.  Gas fittings throughout the house.  Containing ten rooms, and two wc’s.  Apply to Mr W H Rastrick, Queen Street, Portsmouth

 

6 King William Place

1851 Census

Jane Godwin : Annuitant : 50 yrs

Edward : Butcher : 31 yrs

Sophia : 22 yrs

Emma : 17 yrs



1871 Census


James Cook : Trinity Pilot : 69 yrs

Elizabeth : 67 yrs

Betsy : Greengrocer : 27 yrs

Lizzie Nichols : 6 yrs


Alice A Burch : Tailor’s Wife : 36 yrs


Elizabeth C Wade : Soldier’s Wife, RE : 23 yrs

William : 2 months


Mary A Barlow : Soldier’s Wife, 77th Regt : 17 yr

Agnes Lubermann : Tailoress : 26 yrs


Amelia Waldon : Soldier’s Wife : 22 yrs

Annie : 2 months






Portsmouth Evening News : Tuesday 7 June 1881

On Wednesday, June 8th, 1881

6 King William Place

Mr H Chalcraft has been instructed to sell by auction (under power of bill of sale), on the above premises, commencing at twelve o’clock punctually : The whole of the useful household furniture, comprising carpets, hearth rugs, fenders and fire irons, quantity books, mantel glasses, mahogany couch in hair cloth, dining and other tables, arm and single chairs, iron French bedsteads, feather beds, bedding palliasses, mattresses, chests of drawers, dressing tables, washstands, ware, china, glass, and the usual culinary requisites.

On view the morning of sale until the auction commences.


Portsmouth Evening News : Thursday 23 February 1882

Apartment to Let :  First floor (furnished of unfurnished), with use of kitchen.  Fine view of the sea.  6 King William Place

 

7 King William Place

1851 Census

Thomas Hill : Retired Assistant Gaoler : 32 yrs

Aran : Solicitor’s Clerk : 40 yrs

John : Mariner : 38 yrs

Mary Elizabeth : Domestic Duties : 28 yrs

Navn : Domestic Duties : 22 yrs

Anne : Domestic Duties : 19 yrs



1871 Census


John Hill : Mariner, Out of Employ : 55 yrs

Mary E : Annuitant : 46 yrs

Naomi : Annuitant : 42 yrs 

 

8 King William Place

1851 Census

John Kimber : Clerk to Brewer : 35 Yrs

1861 : Brewer 46 yrs, living at 27 Penny Street with Louisa 42 yrs, Laura 22 yrs, Elizabeth 20 yrs, John 18 yrs, Fanny 16 yrs

Laura : 31 yrs

Louisa : 11 yrs

Elizabeth : 9 yrs

John : 7 yrs

Thomas : 5 yrs

William : 3 yrs

Arthur : 4 months



1871 Census


Sarah Adams : Cook : 46 yrs

Ellen T : 11 yrs

Annie Turner : Chambermaid, Out of Employ : 33 yrs

James Luck : Soldier, 77th Regt : 34 yrs

Sarah E : 34 yrs

James R : 4 yrs

George Gurney : Soldier, 77th Regt : 32 yrs

Mary M : 26 yrs

Richard Keene : Soldier, 77th Regt : 37 yrs

Louisa : 20 yrs

 

9 King William Place

1851 Census

James George Crampton : Publican : 30 yrs

Emma : 29 yrs

Mary Ann : 8 yrs

Nancy : 4 months

Sarah Ann : 2 yrs

Jemima Hill : House Servant : 23 yrs



1871 Census

“Robin Hood”


James Crumpler : Licensed Victualler : 49 yrs

Emma : 48 yrs

Sarah : Barmaid : 22 yrs

Maria : 18 yrs

Annie : 9 yrs

John : 6 yrs

James : 2 yrs


Mary Riley : Laundress : 64 yrs

Henry Mills : Soldier, 82nd Regt : 32 yrs

Harriett : 28 yrs

 

10 King William Place

1851 Census

Robert Alford : Pensioner, Convict Establishment : 62 yrs

Elizabeth : 62 yrs