Watson Binns  ‏(I855)‏
Given Names: Watson
Surname: Binns

Gender: MaleMale
      

Birth: 22 December 1820 39 34
Death: 31 March 1905 ‏(Age 84)‏
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1834 Mentioned in fathers Will
1842-3 Poll Book - Watson Binns, house, 64 Tatham St., Bishopwearmouth
1850 Wards Directory Northumberland and Durham, woollen draper and tailor at 196 High St.
1850 Apr 9 London Gazette: Partnership dissolved by mutual consent between Watson Binns and William Binns, trading as W and W Binns, Sunderland, woollen drapers and tailors
1851 Census unmarried brother at Tatham Street, Bishopwearmouth, Sunderland, age 30, draper employing 1 man. Unmarried head was William Binns
1855 Ward's Directory, Newcastle, woollen draper at 136 High St, Bishopwearmouth, residence 27 Nile St., Bishopwearmouth
1856 Directory of Durham; Watson Binns, woollen draper, 136 High Street, Sunderland.
1856 Register of Electors for Bishopwearmouth, abode at Nile St, shop at 136 High St
1858 Register of Electors for Bishopwearmouth, house and shop at 135 High St
1858 Sep 11 Luton Times: The Committee of the Sunderland Total Abstinence Society have great pleasure in congratulating Mrs. Theobald, of Leicester, on the unprecedented success which has attended her efforts on behalf of the Temperance Cause in this borough, and its neighbourhood, during the last five weeks, as evidenced by the fact of 1600 persons having joined the Society during that period." Mr. Watson Binns, Secretary
1861 Census no status head at 26 Nelson Street, Bishopwearmouth, Sunderland, age 40, woollen draper. Also present is Maria Bowey, unmarried servant, age 27.
1863 Oct 3 Newcastle Guardian: Elected to Executive Committee of the North of England Temperance League
1864-5 Register of Electors for Bishopwearmouth, abode at 26 Nelson St, shop at 135 High St.
1867-76 Signed minute book for Kendal Friends, includes surrounding areas.
1868 Sep 25 London Gazette: Partnership dissolved by mutual consent between Watson Binns and Blottt Yorke in trade as wire drawers at Charles Henry Street, Birmingham under the firm Binns and Yorks. Watson Binns will pay and receive all debts.
1869 Nov 3 Worcestershire Chronicle: Conference of Total Abstainers at Kidderminster: Attended by Watson Binns, Bewdley
1870's Original Trustee of Bewdley Institute ‏(Worcs.)‏, which was founded 1870s by Edward Pease of Darlington ‏(a Quaker who had married Sarah Sturge of Wribbenhall)‏
1871 Census married head at Habberley Road, Kidderminster, Worcs, age 50, commission agent, "manure" ‏[?]‏. Also present is Joshua Wood, widowed father in law, age 65, commercial traveller, "Black Leads"
1873 Littlebury's Directory as Witson Binns, book agent, Habberley Road, Wribbenhall
1875 May 29 Worcestershire Chronicle: Watson Binns, Habberley Road, Bewdley is agent for the advance department of The Liberator Permanent Building and Investment Society, 48 King William Street, London Bridge, E C.
1879 Secretary of Bewdley & Wribbenhall Temperance Society & Band of Hope
1880 Aug 21 Northern Echo: Will of the late Edward Pease, includes a bequest to Mr Watson Binns, of Bewdley. Mention made of arrangements for certain estates at Bewdley devolving upon his father in law, Mr Charles Sturge, or his representative. Together with Edward Pease, Watson Binns had been an original Trustee of Bewdley Institute ‏(Worcs.)‏,
1881 Census married head at Habberley Road, Kidderminster, age 60, home mission agent
1881 Nov 16 Gloucester Citizen: Institute Hall, Southgate Street. R R A Social Meeting Gospel Temperance Service. Music and Hymns by the Melodeon Band. Solos and Recitations. Addresses by Marriage Wallis Esq, JP, Brighton and Watson Binns Esq, Bewdley. Members are particularly requested to wear Colours
1884 Kelly's Directory: address Spring Bank Cottage, Wribbenhall
1891 Census married head at 49 Newton Road, Yardley, Solihull, Worcs age 70, building society and coal agent. Also present is Stanley F Wood, unmarried nephew, age 22, born Birkenhead, Cheshire
1891 Oct 31 Birmingham Daily Post: Watson Binns was present at a meeting of the friends of peace whose purpose was to decide on a delegate to the Universal Peace Congress at Rome.
1901 Census married head at Sibford Gower, Oxfordshire, age 80, living on own means with wife and daughter

1905 May 31 Probate at London of Watson Binns late of Meadow Crest, Sibford, Oxon who died 31 Mar 1905 to his widow Esther Lunt Binns. £938

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Family with Parents
Father
George Binns ‎(I7)‎
Birth 8 May 1781 40 35 Crawshawbooth
Death 19 February 1836 ‏(Age 54)‏ Sunderland
5 years
Mother
 
Margaret Watson ‎(I8)‎
Birth 31 July 1786 Staindrop

Marriage: 30 January 1805 -- Staindrop, Co Durham
11 months
#1
Sister
Eliza Binns ‎(I200)‎
Birth 21 December 1805 24 19
Death 4 January 1861 ‏(Age 55)‏
2 years
#2
Sister
Ann Binns ‎(I201)‎
Birth 21 March 1808 26 21
Death 7 July 1876 ‏(Age 68)‏ Croydon, Surrey
2 years
#3
Brother
Henry Binns ‎(I9)‎
Birth 19 January 1810 28 23
Death 17 January 1880 ‏(Age 69)‏ 62 Lansdowne Road, Croydon
2 years
#4
Brother
Thomas Watson Binns ‎(I202)‎
Birth 15 December 1811 30 25
Death 3 December 1812 ‏(Age 11 months)‏
2 years
#5
Sister
Rachel Binns ‎(I203)‎
Birth 5 January 1814 32 27
Death 12 May 1832 ‏(Age 18)‏ Sunderland, Co Durham
2 years
#6
Brother
George Binns ‎(I204)‎
Birth 6 December 1815 34 29 Sunderland, Co Durham
Death 5 April 1847 ‏(Age 31)‏ Port Nelson, New Zealand
13 months
#7
Brother
John Binns ‎(I205)‎
Birth 12 January 1817 35 30 Sunderland, Co Durham
Death 5 September 1875 ‏(Age 58)‏ Western Hill, Durham
3 years
#8
Brother
William Binns ‎(I854)‎
Birth 24 July 1819 38 32
Death 11 March 1866 ‏(Age 46)‏ Sunderland
17 months
#9
Watson Binns ‎(I855)‎
Birth 22 December 1820 39 34
Death 31 March 1905 ‏(Age 84)‏
16 months
#10
Sister
Margaret Binns ‎(I856)‎
Birth 8 April 1822 40 35
Death 30 September 1851 ‏(Age 29)‏
3 years
#11
Brother
Frederick Binns ‎(I606)‎
Birth 8 March 1825 43 38 Sunderland
Death 12 August 1911 ‏(Age 86)‏ West Ham, London
16 months
#12
Sister
Sarah Binns ‎(I857)‎
Birth 8 July 1826 45 39
Death 28 January 1894 ‏(Age 67)‏ Croydon, Surrey
17 months
#13
Brother
Edward Binns ‎(I858)‎
Birth 24 November 1827 46 41
Death 8 July 1902 ‏(Age 74)‏ Summerhill East, Sunderland
1 year
#14
Sister
Sophia Binns ‎(I859)‎
Birth 13 November 1828 47 42
Death 23 May 1858 ‏(Age 29)‏ Sunderland
2 years
#15
Sister
Lucy Binns ‎(I630)‎
Birth 14 August 1830 49 44 Sunderland
Death 4 April 1908 ‏(Age 77)‏ Ackworth
Family with Esther Lunt Wood
Watson Binns ‎(I855)‎
Birth 22 December 1820 39 34
Death 31 March 1905 ‏(Age 84)‏
12 years
Wife
 
Esther Lunt Wood ‎(I882)‎
Birth about 1833 Liverpool
Death 20 March 1911 ‏(Age 78)‏ Sibford Gower, Oxon

Marriage: June 1858 -- Hereford
19 months
#1
Daughter
Amy Louisa Binns ‎(I883)‎
Birth 13 January 1860 39 27 Sunderland, Co Durham
Death 3 December 1939 ‏(Age 79)‏ Birmingham, Warks
15 months
#2
Son
Alfred Watson Binns ‎(I884)‎
Birth 11 April 1861 40 28 Nelson St., Bishopwearmouth
Death 6 June 1916 ‏(Age 55)‏ New York
3 years
#3
Daughter
Esther Theresa Binns ‎(I886)‎
Birth 2 November 1863 42 30
Death 19 November 1934 ‏(Age 71)‏ Leamington Spa