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Kneesworth

History of Kneesworth

1851: location unknown

Frederick Baillieu, 35, railway porter, b Somerset

Mary Ann, 34, b Norfolk

Sarah, 15, b Middlesex

Frederick, 12, b Middlesex

Priscilla, 7, b Cambridge

In 1861 the family were living at 10 Princes Street Cambridge. In 1851 Frederick was presumably working at Royston Station.

Frederick was born in London in 1815. he was the son of Etienne lambert Baillieux and Sarah Hawkesley. Etienne had been born in Liege in 1773. He fled Liege and came to England after the 1790 revolution. The family were embroiderers and mercers, as well as being considered part of the aristocracy.

Frederick’s half brother was Lambert Bailleux (1802-1861), a famous musician and dance master in Bristol and Bath.

Another half brother, Pascal (1804-?), was transported to Australia for forbergy.

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