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I think this is your family. Although George says he was born in Broom, it is a part of Bidford. I find it hard to separate the two as some records say Broom and others say Bidford on Avon. I have ancestors who came to Birmingham from Bidford. In 1851 George and Elizabeth were not married. she gives her maiden name, which I think reads Bilingay, but their children are all named Howell. The young child, John relative called Billingay, possibly Elizabeths nephew? Elizabeth says that she was born in Badger Shropshire, as she did on the 1861 census and gives herr occupation as domestic.
I'd found this one before, but had discarded it - I'd googled Broom, and it came up as a totally different county .............
I think Elizabeth was what it says - the family domestic, but then stayed on..........
On Ancestry, I got a link up with another tree, showing George with a wife Jane, who died in 1848 - so I went to the 1841 census and have found him with Jane and daughter Mary in Factory Road, Birmingham.
So...I think the other kids born in the '40's also belong to Jane......
Now to try and find a marriage for George and Jane :smile2: