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Linda and Gloria have been working on Henry and Margaret Dashper in Plymouth since their trip there 2005.  If anyone has additional information they would like to have it:

First, we found some more children for this family so that the family looks like this:
Sarah Elizabeth c December 31, 1824, Tamerton Foliot, d Aug. 1, 1832
Ann c May 13, 1827 #759 Plymouth St. Andrew
John Henry ??
Mary Jane c April 25, 1830 Plymouth St. Andrew
William Peter Henry c June 10, 1832 Plymouth St. Andrew
John Richards c September 19, 1834 Plymouth St. Andrew #258
Sarah Ann c June 4, 1837 Plymouth St. Andrew, d-1837 of smallpx
Levenia b 1838 (J-S) Plymouth ix #367
Sarah Jane b 1840 (J-S) Plymouth ix #345
Selina b~1842 Plymouth, d-1864

Levenia Dashper
1861 census
She is living with her widowed mother Margaret Dashper
looks lilke Jasmina Miles daughter
Lavinia Dashper married William John Miles (coast guard) 1859 (J-M) Plymouth ix #450
William John Miles b~1835 in Rainham, Kent, d-Sept. 1881 age 46 Christchurch 2B #347
Levinia Miles d-June 1909 age 70 Christchurch 2b #426
Their children:
William Henry b-March 1867, Plymouth 5B #313
Florence Lavinia b-June 1870 Christchurch 2b #590
Charles b June 1878 Wareham 5A #307
Albert b-June 1880 Christchurch 2b #684
Their may have been more children from 1859 to 1867 but they do not appear on any census.
Census Info
1861 Lavinia with mother in Plymouth
1871 Christchurch, Hampshire
1881 Holdenhurst Hampshire
1891 a widow Holdenhurst Moordown St. John
1901 Winton, Southampton, a laundress

Sarah Jane Dashper
Sarah Jane married Thomas William May Sept. 30, 1861 Plymouth St. Andrew
Thomas William May b~1838 Hounslow, Middlesex was a naval officer, d-after 1901
Sarah Jane died June 1910 age 69 Plymouth 5B #162
Their children:
Selina b-Dec. 1862 Plymouth 5B #290
Annie E. b-Dec. 1866 Plymouth 5B #284
Ellen b~1869 Plymouth
Census Info:
1871 2 Cecil St. Plymouth St. Andrew (Thomas away)
1881 Ringmoor cottage, Plymouth St. Andrew (Thomas away)
1891 Rinmoor Cottage, Plymouth St. Andrew
1901 10 Maybank Rd. Plymouth St. Judes  (grandson Frederick G. Hole age 4 b-Plymouth with them

Ellen May
married Frederick George Hole Sept. 1888 Plymouth 5B #400
Frederick George Hole b-1868 March, Plymouth 5B #259
Their Children:
May Lena b Sept 1889 Plymouth 5B #268
Reginald Frederick b March 1891 Plymouth 5B #277
Gordon Harry b Sept. 1892 Plymouth 5B #279
Frederick George b Sept. 1896 Plymouth 5B #268
There is a large gap up to 1909 where there is no census help or obvious names when I found:
Gwendoline Dashper b-Dec. 1909 Plymouth 5B #180
Census Info:
1901-9 Clifton Pl. Plymouth Charles, (Frederick G. Hole with grandparents)

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1901 UK  Census goes on-line  The most eagerly awaited genealogical event of this millennium is  here.  You are now able to access the 1901 Census returns for England and Wales on the Internet.

[ http://www.pro.gov.uk/census/default.htm ]  

New English Origins Website launched

Dashper data from the Linda Etty and Gloria Beek genealogy fieldtrip 2000.

"Family history fair website launched" [NZ Genealogist report: Jan/Feb 1999; and review 8/7/2000]

"Be happy and live longer" [Reuters news report: 19/4/2000]

"What's in a name? A relative" [Reuters news report: 8/4/2000]

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