Genealogy in Hertfordshire

Hertfordshire Post Cards, etc


Hertfordshire Postcard Artists, Photographers, Publishers, etc.

J Bishop of Royston Area





There appear to have been three John Bishop, photographer, associated with the villages associated with Royston, which were in Cambridgeshire but are now in Hertfordshire.


I have not investigated the John Bishop who took the above carte de visite at a time when the villages were in Cambridgeshire.

The following relate to father and son who only arrived in the area in about 1910.


date   source   data
1871   census   Alfred Bishop, 35, travelling artist, born ), his wife Louisa (35, born ) and children Alfred James (10, born ), Albert G. (5, born ) and John (1, born ) were part of a travelling theatre at Stevenage, Herts)
1881   census   Alfred Bishop (45, photographer, born Chelmsford, Essex), his wife Louisa (45, born Coventry, Warwickshire) and sons Albert (15, born Swindon, Wilts?) and John (11, born Banbury) were visiting Ardleigh, Essex.
1891   census   John Bishop (21, photographer, born Banbury, Oxfordshire) and his wife Caroline  were living at 35 Ballingdon Street, Sudbury, Suffolk
1911   census   John Bishop (41, photographic artist, born Banbury, Oxfordshire) his wife Caroline Bishop (42, born Sturmer, Essex) and children John (18, photographic artist, born Sudbury, Suffolk), William (12, born Great Chesterford, Essex), Dorothy (5, born Sudbury, Suffolk) and Stanley (2, born Guilden Morden, Cambridgeshire) were living at Rose Lawn, Melbourn, Royston. John and Caroline had been married 21 years and had 8 children, 6 still living.
Buckland Village, Hertfordshire, PCs by Bishop  


John Bishop & Son, Photographers

Posted 1916

April 2012   Page created
May 2014   Later Bishop added