James Casbon, Farmer and Carrier, 1806-1871, Part 2

Part 1 of this series ended with the death of James’ wife of 16 years, Susanna Hayden Sanders. The next chapter of James’ life was turbulent, as he faced significant legal, financial, and domestic challenges. The first record of this period is the 1851 census.[1] Detail from 1851 census, Meldreth, Cambridgeshire (Click on image to enlarge)… Continue reading James Casbon, Farmer and Carrier, 1806-1871, Part 2