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Duffell Family, Forest of Dean Nailors

THE DUFFIELD/DUFFOLD/DUFFELL FAMILY


Charles Duffield and Mary Seville

of Flaxley

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  Charles Duffield alias Sevill (1755-1830) and Elizabeth Williams (1761-1843)

of Littledean and a Nailor of Newent

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 James Duffield or Duffold (1792- ) and Anne Goode (1792- )

Labourer of Oxenhall, transported to Van Dieman’s Land

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 Mary Shott (1817-1908)

of Aston Ingham, Kilcot and Walford

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 Thomas Duffell alias Bundy (1836-1880) and Mary Preece (1843-1897)

Farm Labourer of Kempley, King’s Caple and Llanbaddock

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 Ann Duffell (1866-1938) and Arthur John Noad

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CHARLES DUFFIELD alias SEVILLE , Great V Grandfather of Richard Barton

(?) Son of Charles and Mary Seville (?)

Husband of Elizabeth Williams

Father of James Duffield

Also Father of Charles, William, Elizabeth, Thomas, Roynan, Margaret Tipton, Joseph, Ann Bundy, Esther Baker and Richard 

According to his burial record Charles Duffield was born in about 1751. It is likely that he was the baby recorded without Christian name who was baptised at Flaxley in 1755 as the mother was named Seville. This surname was mentioned as his alias in the Littledean Poor Law Records of 1789.

Possible relevant baptismal entries:

Duffield, son of Charles and Mary Seville was baptised at Flaxley on 27th April 1755. Ann, daughter of Charles and Mary was baptised at Newnham on 9th March 1762. Catherine, daughter of Charles and Sarah, was baptised on 20th October 1799 at Flaxley.

The Marriage of Charles Duffield and his wife Elizabeth Williams took place at Taynton on 8th June 1778. Both made their marks and the witnesses Christopher Prodeth (?) and Job Billingham made theirs too.

By January 1781 the Duffell family was living at Littledean where it remained until 1789. In the Littledean Poor Law Records there is a legal settlement enforced for the following family who were sent back to Newent:

9th October 1789 – Charles Duffield otherwise Sevill, his wife Elizabeth and their five children Charles 10 years, William 8 years, Elizabeth 6 years, Thomas 5 years and Roynon 2 years.

When his wife, Elizabeth, died at Newent in 1846 she was described as the widow of Charles Duffield, Nailor.

A Charles Duffield of Newent was buried on 7th October 1830 aged eighty years by Henry Hampton, officiating minister.


ELIZABETH DUFFIELD alias SEVILLE , Great V Grandmother of Richard Barton

 Daughter of Richard Williams and Hester, nee Whitcomb

Wife of Charles Duffield alias Seville

Mother of James Duffield

Also Mother of Charles, William, Elizabeth, Thomas, Roynan, Margaret Tipton, Joseph, Ann Bundy, Esther Baker and Richard

 An Elizabeth Williams, daughter of Richard and Esther Williams, was baptised on 25th October 1761 at Taynton.


 

Possible ancestors of Elizabeth – The Williams Family of Taynton

 Richard Williams and Elizabeth Dawe married at Taynton on 17th September 1690. He may have been buried there on 26th January 1725 and Elizabeth on 27th October 1725.

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Mary Williams baptised on 15th July 1691 at Taynton. She may have married Walter Husbands at Taynton on 1st November 1721. He died there in 1745 and she may have been buried on 21st July 1759.

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Richard Williams, bastard son of Mary Williams baptised 7th April 1717 at Taynton.

Richard Williams married Esther Whitcomb at Taynton on 2nd October 1739 and they had at least eight children, namely:-

– Hannah baptised 6th July 1740 and buried 12th April 1754

                              Elisabeth baptised 9th October 1743 and buried 7th March 1754

– Richard baptised 13th July 1746 and buried 23rd January 1822

– Sarah baptised 25th June 1749

– Mary baptised 28th January 1753 and buried on 23rd November 1753

– John was baptised on 20th July 1755.

– Joseph was baptised on 14th January 1759 and possibly buried on 12th January 1780.

– Elizabeth was baptised on 25th October 1761

Richard Williams, a labourer of Taynton, was buried there on 7th September 1766 and his widow, Esther Williams of Taynton, probably married Samuel Bright of Westbury on 11th December 1769. An Esther Bright was buried at Taynton on 23rd April 1777 and a Samuel Bright, pauper, was buried at Westbury on 18th March 1789.

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Elizabeth Williams (1761-1843) married Charles Duffield


 

The Marriage of Charles Duffield and his wife Elizabeth Williams took place at Taynton on 8th June 1778. Both made their marks and the witnesses Christopher Prodeth (?) and Job Billingham made theirs too.

By January 1781 the Duffell family was living at Littledean where it remained until 1789. In the Littledean Poor Law Records there is a legal settlement enforced for the following family who were sent back to Newent:

9th October 1789 – Charles Duffield otherwise Sevill, his wife Elizabeth and their five children Charles 10 years, William 8 years, Elizabeth 6 years, Thomas 5 years and Roynon 2 years.

A Charles Duffield of Newent was buried on 7th October 1830 aged eighty years by Henry Hampton, officiating minister.

In 1841 Elizabeth Duffield, aged ninety-four-years, was living with her daughter Harriet Tipton at Upper Church Street, Newent. Close by were her sons Richard Duffield who was living at Upper Church Street, Newent. He was described as a thirty-seven-year-old Nailer, born in the county. With him was Henry Duffield, aged fourteen, a nailer. Also nearby was her son Joseph’s family.

Elizabeth Duffield died on 13th November 1843 at Newent. She was described as ninety-nine-years-old, widow of Charles Duffield, Nailor, and the cause was given as gradual decay. The witness was Esther Baker, daughter, who made her mark, and was present at the death. The death was registered on the same day by William Bruton, registrar.

She was buried at Newent on 16th November 1843 aged ninety-nine-years.


Their children were Great V Aunts and Uncles of Richard Barton:

CHARLES DUFFIELD, Great V Uncle of Richard Barton

Charles Duffield the son of Charles and Elizabeth was baptised on 8th November 1778 at Newent.

By January 1781 the family was living at Littledean where it remained until 1789. In the Littledean Poor Law Records there is a legal settlement enforced for the following family who were sent back to Newent:

9th October 1789 – Charles Duffield otherwise Sevill, his wife Elizabeth and their five children Charles 10 years, William 8 years, Elizabeth 6 years, Thomas 5 years and Roynon 2 years.

It is likely that Charles married Elizabeth Baldwyn at Newent on 1st June 1801:

‘Charles Duffal and Elizabeth Baldwyn, both of this parish’ were married on 1st June 1801. Both made their marks in the presence of Thomas Stone and Stephen Shyner. Banns were called on 10th, 17th and 24th May.

 

In the Newent Registers there is a baptism recorded for Thomas Duffield the son of Charles and Elizabeth Duffield on 19th August 1814 and on that occasion two of his sisters, Ann and Elizabeth, were received into the church.

In the Newent Registers there is a baptism of Mary the daughter of Charles and Elizabeth Duffield on 4th June 1817. Charles was described as a labourer of Gorsley.  There is a further baptism at Newent recorded for her brother Thomas on 19th August 1814 and on that occasion two of his sisters, Ann and Elizabeth, were received into the church.

 In the 1841 census for Gorsley, which falls in the parish of Linton in Herefordshire, we find Charles Duffell, a sixty-year-old agricultural labourer who was not born in the county. His wife was Elizabeth, aged sixty, and again not born in Herefordshire. Living with them were thirty-five-year-old Hannah and nineteen year-old Sarah – a glover (?). At that time we find other Duffells living in the same parish of Linton namely William Duffell, a twenty-year-old agricultural labourer and at Linton Hill Charles Duffell, aged thirty-five-years, an agricultural labourer. We also find Thomas Duffield, a twenty-five-year-old agricultural labourer born in the county and Ann aged twenty.

Elizabeth Duffield of Linton was buried at Linton on 19th July 1846 aged sixty-eight-years.

 

In 1851 Charles Duffield, aged eighty-six-years and born at Newent, was living at Gorsley in Linton parish with his son Charles. He was described as a former farm labourer, a pauper and widower.

 

Charles Duffield was buried at Linton on 11th March 1852 aged eighty years.


WILLIAM DUFFIELD, Great V Uncle of Richard Barton

William was baptised on 21st January 1781 at Littledean.

By January 1781 the family was living at Littledean where it remained until 1789. In the Littledean Poor Law Records there is a legal settlement enforced for the following family who were sent back to Newent:

9th October 1789 – Charles Duffield otherwise Sevill, his wife Elizabeth and their five children Charles 10 years, William 8 years, Elizabeth 6 years, Thomas 5 years and Roynon 2 years.

He may have married Sarah Evans at Newent on 17th October 1802.


ELIZABETH DUFFIELD, Great V Aunt of Richard Barton

 

Elizabeth was baptised on 1st (or 7th) December 1782 at Littledean

By January 1781 the family was living at Littledean where it remained until 1789. In the Littledean Poor Law Records there is a legal settlement enforced for the following family who were sent back to Newent:

9th October 1789 – Charles Duffield otherwise Sevill, his wife Elizabeth and their five children Charles 10 years, William 8 years, Elizabeth 6 years, Thomas 5 years and Roynon 2 years.


THOMAS DUFFIELD, Great V Uncle of Richard Barton

 

Thomas was baptised on 22nd August 1784 at Littledean.

By January 1781 the family was living at Littledean where it remained until 1789. In the Littledean Poor Law Records there is a legal settlement enforced for the following family who were sent back to Newent:

9th October 1789 – Charles Duffield otherwise Sevill, his wife Elizabeth and their five children Charles 10 years, William 8 years, Elizabeth 6 years, Thomas 5 years and Roynon 2 years.


ROYNAN DUFFIELD, Great V Uncle  of Richard Barton

 

Roynan was baptised on 16th March 1788 at Littledean.

By January 1781 the family was living at Littledean where it remained until 1789. In the Littledean Poor Law Records there is a legal settlement enforced for the following family who were sent back to Newent:

9th October 1789 – Charles Duffield otherwise Sevill, his wife Elizabeth and their five children Charles 10 years, William 8 years, Elizabeth 6 years, Thomas 5 years and Roynon 2 years.


MARGARET TIPTON, Great V Aunt of Richard Barton

 

Margaret was baptised on 4th August 1790 at Newent. Margaret Duffill married Launcelot (sometimes Lancelot) Tipton at St Nicholas, Gloucester, on 12th June 1814. Banns were called on 15th, 22nd and 29th May. He signed the register and she made her mark. Witnesses were John Wilkins and Charles Wheeler.

The couple had at least ten children. At the baptism of their children at Newent, Launcelot was described as a labourer of Newent, and four of the ceremonies were conducted privately.

In 1841 Elizabeth Duffield, aged ninety-four-years, was living with her son-in-law Launcelot (sic) Tipton and his family at Upper Church Street, Newent. Close by were her sons Richard Duffield who was living at Upper Church Street, Newent. He was described as a thirty-seven-year-old Nailer, born in the county. With him was Henry Duffield, aged fourteen, a Nailer. Also nearby was her son Joseph’s family.

The 1841 census tells us that Launcelot was aged fifty-five-years, an agricultural labourer, born in the county. With him were his off-spring, namely: Harriett aged twenty-three; Thomas a twenty-two-year-old ‘Shoe NJ (?)’; Richard aged fifteen and Charles aged eight years.

Margaret was buried on 17th April 1841 aged fifty years, at Newent.

Lancelot re-married in 1842 to Mary Billingham. At the time of the 1851 census he was at home with his wife Mary. He was described as a seventy-year-old general labourer born in Shropshire at U (?) and Mary was aged seventy-five and from Frampton. She was described as an annuitant.

 Launcelot Tipton was buried on 1st March 1854 aged seventy-four-years, at Newent.

 

Mary Tipton was buried at Newent on 12th September 1855 aged eighty-six-years.


JOSEPH DUFFIELD, Great V Uncle of Richard Barton

 

Joseph Duffield was baptised on 6th March 1795 at Newent. On 21st February 1815 Joseph Duffield ‘Batchelor’ of Newent married Ann Daniel of Dymock at Duffield.

James Duffield and Hester Duffield (presumably brother and sister) were the witnesses and made their marks.

 

Their son Richard was privately baptised on 1st November 1824 at Newent. His father was described as a Nailer of Newent.

 

Anne Duffield, aged forty, was buried at Newent on 2nd February 1830.

 

On 19th May 1836 Joseph Duffield, widower of Newent, married Alice Meyrick, widow, of Newent at Newent. Witnesses were James and Patience Lewis who made their marks. There is a marriage at St Mary de Lode, Gloucester, dated 14th October 1811 for James Merrick and Alice Davis. Alice (1789-) was the daughter of Thomas Davis (1761-) and Anne Parsons.

 

On 3rd August 1836 Elizabeth, daughter of Joseph and Alice Duffield, Nailer, at Newent.

 

In 1841 Joseph and Alice were living in Newent. Joseph was a fifty-year-old Nailer, Alice fifty-six, Joseph aged twenty-two, a Nailer; Eliza a twenty-year-old Gloveress;

 

Richard a seventeen-year-old butcher, Elizabeth aged twelve; Jane Merrick aged ten and James Merrick aged five.

 

Close by was his brother Richard Duffield who was also living at Upper Church Street, Newent. He was described as a thirty-seven-year-old Nailer, born in the county. With him was Henry Duffield, aged fourteen, a nailer. Close by was his sister Harriet Tipton with their mother Elizabeth Duffell, aged ninety-four-years.

 

In 1851 Joseph Duffield, aged fifty-eight, a Nailer of Newent was living at Church Street. With him were Alice, his wife, was a sixty-four-year-old Laundress. With them were James Merrick, aged twenty, described as ‘son-in-law’ and Elizabeth Duffield, aged sixteen. All four were born in Newent.

 

In 1861 Joseph Duffield, aged seventy-one, a Nailer, was living at Gloucester Road, Newent. His wife Alice was aged seventy-four and both were born in Newent.

 


ANN BUNDY, Great V Aunt of Richard Barton (step-mother of Thomas Duffell, Great II Grandfather)

 Anne was baptised on 17th February 1797 at Newent.

Ann Duffell (1797-1867), daughter of Charles and Elizabeth Duffield, and sister of James, married Richard Bundy at Redmarley D’Abitot on 3rd April 1822. They were both of the parish and the witnesses were John Teagie and Ann Butler, the latter made her mark. Anne’s name was spelt as ‘Duffell’.

Richard Bundy was born in Yatton in about 1795.

Maria was baptised on 14th July 1822 at Redmarley D’Abitot. She was described as the daughter of Richard and Anne Bundy, Labourer of Redmarley. Richard, son of Richard and Ann, was baptised at Newent on 24th February 1828. His father was described as a labourer of Bran (sic) Green. Richard was buried on 23rd August 1831, aged three years, at Kempley. William was baptised on 9th June 1829 at Kempley. He was described as the son of Richard and Ann Bundy of Fish Pools.

The Bundys had obviously moved to Kempley by 1829 where we find them living at Kempley Green with seven children in 1841. The second youngest child was recorded in the return as Thomas ‘Bundy’ aged four years. He was, actually, Thomas Duffell, son of her niece, Mary.

Richard Bundy 60 Agricultural Labourer Not born in county

Ann Bundy 45 Born in county

Maria 15, William 12, Jane 9, Charlotte 6, Thomas 4, James 2

The Bundys moved from Kempley to Sollershope where the family was living at Nase (?) (or perhaps even Knapp) Cottage at the time of the 1851 census. Richard was described as a fifty-five-year-old agricultural labourer born at Yatton. Ann was aged fifty-two and born at Oxenhall. Children included Charlott  (sic) aged seventeen and born at Kempley, and James aged fourteen and also born at Kempley. With them was Catherine Parry, a four-year-old grand-daughter, born at Kempley.

At the time of the 1851 census return Mary’s illegitimate son, Thomas Duffell, was then fifteen years old and was working as a farm servant at Matthews Farm, a one hundred and twenty acre farm at Kempley run by Mr. Cummins. Thomas gave his place of birth as Kempley. There is no mention of a Thomas Bundy.

In 1861 the family was at The Knapp, Sollershope. Ann was head and described as a sixty-eight-year-old Pauper born at Oxnell (sic). With her was her daughter Maria Parry, aged thirty-eight-years, an agricultural labourer’s wife, born at Redmarley. Jane Bundy her daughter, was aged twenty-eight, a seamstress, born at Kempley. There were two lodgers in the house. One of these was John Jones, a twenty-five-year-old agricultural labourer, born at Minchinhampton. John Jones was later to marry Jane Bundy.

Their children were cousins of Mary Shott:

 MARIA PARRY, cousin of Mary Shott

Maria was baptised on 14th July 1822 at Redmarley D’Abitot. She was described as the daughter of Richard and Anne Bundy, Labourer of Redmarley.

In 1861 the family was at The Knapp, Sollershope. Ann was head and described as a sixty-eight-year-old Pauper born at Oxnell (sic). With her was her daughter Maria Parry, aged thirty-eight-years, an agricultural labourer’s wife, born at Redmarley. Jane Bundy her daughter, was aged twenty-eight, a seamstress, born at Kempley. There were two lodgers in the house. One of these was John Jones, a twenty-five-year-old agricultural labourer, born at Minchinhampton. John Jones was later to marry Jane Bundy.

Maria married Edward Parry (1821-1884). At the time of the 1871 census they were living at the White House at How Caple. Edward Parry, an agricultural labourer, was aged forty-two and born at Bromsgrove. His wife was aged forty-one and born at Redmarley. Nephew and niece, John and Jane Fisher were staying with them. Both were born in Sollershope John aged seven and Jane aged fourteen.

Edward may have died in 1884 in Ross Registration District and Maria in 1889 in Abergavenny District.

 Their daughter was a second cousin of Thomas Duffell:

 Catherine Parry was born in 1846 at Kempley and in 1851 was living with her grandparents, Richard and Ann Bundy, when she was listed as Catherine Parry, a four-year-old grand-daughter, born at Kempley.

RICHARD BUNDY, cousin of Mary Shott

Richard, son of Richard and Ann, was baptised at Newent on 24th February 1828. His father was described as a labourer of Bran (sic) Green. Richard was buried on 23rd August 1831, aged three years, at Kempley.

WILLIAM BUNDY, cousin of Mary Shott

William was baptised on 9th June 1829 at Kempley. He was described as the son of Richard and Ann Bundy of Fish Pools. He was at home aged twelve at the time of the 1841 census. In 1851 he was working at Morris Farm, Much Fawley, Herefordshire, employed by Richard White a farmer of ninety acres. William was described as a Farm Servant, aged twenty-two-years, born at Kempley.

JANE JONES, cousin of Mary Shott

Jane Bundy was baptised on 22nd April 1832 at Kempley. She was described as the daughter of Richard and Ann Bundy, labourer of Fish Pools.

She was at home aged nine years at the time of the 1841 census. In 1851 she was a twenty-year-old servant for James Price, a farmer of 170 acres, at Nuthall, Much Marcle. She was described in the census return as a servant born at Kempley.

In 1861 the family was at The Knapp, Sollershope. Ann was head and described as a sixty-eight-year-old Pauper born at Oxnell (sic). With her was her daughter Maria Parry, aged thirty-eight-years, an agricultural labourer’s wife, born at Redmarley. Jane Bundy, her daughter, was aged twenty-eight, a seamstress, born at Kempley. There were two lodgers in the house. One of these was John Jones, a twenty-five-year-old agricultural labourer, born at Minchinhampton. John Jones was later to marry Jane Bundy.

Ten years later in1871 Jane and Charlotte were living with their families at The Knapp, Sollershope. John Jones, was described as a thirty-five-year-old gardener born at Brimscombe. His wife, Jane, was aged thirty-eight, a gloveress, born at Kempley. Their children included Maria a seven-year-old scholar, born at Sollershope and Ellen aged three years, a scholar, born at Sollershope. Charlotte Fisher was living with her sister. She was described as a thirty-three-year-old laundress and widow, born at Kempley. With her were Catherine Fisher, aged ten, a scholar, born in Sollershope and Emily aged eight, a scholar born at Womersley, Worcestershire.

Their children were second cousins of Thomas Duffell:

Maria Jones was born in about 1863. In 1871 she was at home and described as a seven-year-old scholar, born at Sollershope.

Ellen Jones was born in about 1867. In the 1871 census she was described as aged three years, a scholar, born at Sollershope.

CHARLOTTE FISHER, cousin of Mary Shott

Charlotte was baptised at Kempley on 8th February 1835. She was described as the daughter of Richard and Ann Bundy, labourer of Kempley. She was at home in 1841 aged six years. In 1851 she was at home in Sollershope aged seventeen years.

On 5th March 1856 she married John Fisher at Sollershope who died in 1863.

In 1861 John and Charlotte Fisher were living at ‘The Shop’ (?) Sollershope. John was described as a thirty-year-old agricultural labourer born in Scotland. Charlotte was aged twenty-five-years and born at Kempley. Jane was aged four years and Catherine aged six months, both born in Sollershope.

In 1871 Jane and Charlotte were living with their families at The Knapp, Sollershope. John Jones, was described as a thirty-five-year-old gardener born at Brimscombe. His wife, Jane, was aged thirty-eight, a gloveress, born at Kempley. Their children included Maria a seven-year-old scholar, born at Sollershope and Ellen aged three years, a scholar, born at Sollershope. Charlotte Fisher was living with her sister. She was described as a thirty-three-year-old laundress and widow, born at Kempley. With her were Catherine Fisher, aged ten, a scholar, born in Sollershope and Emily aged eight, a scholar born at Womersley, Worcestershire.

In 1881 Charlotte, a forty-year-old widow and laundress was living at Little Falcon, Sollershope. She was described as born at Kempley.

Ten years later in 1891 Charlotte Fisher was at Falcon Cottage, Sollershope. She was listed in the return as a fifty-year-old laundress born in Kempley. Her daughter Emily was with her, aged twenty-six-years, a laundress, born at Womersley, Worcestershire. With them was Walter F. Fisher, an eight-year-old grandson born at Sollershope.

Charlotte Fisher died in 1904 within Ross-on-Wye Registration District.

Their children were second cousins of Thomas Duffell:

 Jane Fisher was born in about 1856 at Sollershope. In 1861 she was at home aged four years. In 1871 she was with her aunt and uncle, Edward and Maria Parry, aged fourteen years, a scholar, born at Sollershope.

Catharine Fisher was born in about 1860 at Sollershope. In 1861 she was at home aged six months. In 1871 she was at Sollershope with her family, aged ten years, born at Sollershope.

Emily Fisher was born in about 1862 at Womersley in Worcestershire. In 1871 she was aged eight and living with her family at The Knapp and in 1891 she was at home with her mother, working as a laundress.

John James Fisher was born in about 1864 at Sollershope. In 1871 he was at How Caple with his aunt and uncle, Edward and Maria Parry, described as a fourteen-year-old scholar, born at Sollershope. In 1881 we find him working on a farm at Winstone on the Cotswolds. In 1901 he was at Foy. He married Emily F. Teague (1871-1956) at Walford in 1904. They had a child Eva Mary Fisher (1906-1998). In 1911 they were living at Brook House, Walford, and John was working as a waggoner on a farm.

JAMES BUNDY, cousin of Mary Shott

James Bundy was baptised on 11th November 1838 at Kempley. His parents were Richard and Ann Bundy, labourer of Kempley.

In 1841 he was at home aged two years. In 1851 he was at home aged fourteen years.

James married Maria Gunter from Pencoyd, possibly in 1856.

In 1861 they were living at Hoarwithy, Hentland. James was married, aged twenty-four, an agricultural labourer, born at Kempley. Maria was aged twenty-six and born at Pencoyd. Children included Thomas aged three, born at ‘Stone-on-Wye’ (sic) and William aged eleven months and born at Hentland.

In 1871 the family was living at Churchfield Cottage, Kings Caple. James was described as a thirty-five-year-old labourer born at Kempley; Maria was aged thirty-five and born at Pencoyd. Children included Thomas, a thirteen-year-old labourer, born at Staunton-on-Wye; William aged ten, a labourer, born in Hentland; James aged eight, a scholar, born in Hentland; Edward a five-year-old scholar born in Sellack and Elizabeth, aged one, born at Sellack.

By 1881 they were still at Hoarwithy in Hentland Parish. James was a forty-four-year-old labourer, born in Newent, and Maria was aged forty-five, born in Pencoyd. Children included James, an eighteen-year-old labourer, born at Hoarwithy; Edward a fifteen year old born at Sellack; Mary A. aged thirteen, a scholar, born at Sellack; George aged six born at King’s Caple; Clara and Albert, twins, aged four, born at Hoarwithy and Frank, aged one, born at Hoarwithy.

In 1891 James and Maria were at Carey Road, Hoarwithy. James was described in the census return as a fifty-four-year-old road man born at Kempley and wife Maria was aged fifty-five and born at Pencoyd. Children included James, aged twenty-eight, an agricultural labourer, born at Hoarwithy; Edward C. aged twenty five, an agricultural labourer, born at Stransford; George R. aged sixteen, an agricultural labourer, born at Kings Caple; Albert aged fourteen, a scholar, born in Hoarwithy and Frank aged eleven, a scholar, born in Hoarwithy. Staying with them was Arthur H. Bundy, a two-year-old grandson, born at Hoarwithy.

Next door we find Emma Sophie Bundy, wife of William Bundy, aged thirty-four, born in Harewood; William and Edwin Hartland, her two elder sons, born in Little Dewchurch and her two Bundy children, namely William E. aged two and Elizabeth M. aged ten months, both born in Hoarwithy.

In 1901 James was a sixty-four-year-old general labourer born at Salyershope (sic); Maria was aged sixty-five and born at Pencoyd. Edward was aged thirty-four-years, a general labourer, born at Sellach; Frank was aged twenty-one and born at Hentland. With them was Arthur, their grandson, aged twelve, born at Hentland.

Next door was William Bundy, their son, aged forty-two, a general labourer, born at Hoarwithy; his wife Emma S. aged forty-four, born at Harewood End; and children, William E. aged twelve, Elizabeth aged ten, Alfred S. aged seven, James A. aged three and Tom aged one year – all born in Hoarwithy.

In 1911 James was described as a seventy-three-year-old road contractor of Hoarwithy. He had been married for 53 years and had had twelve children, four of whom had died. He was described as born in Herefordshire. His wife Maria was aged seventy-five and born in Hentland. With them were James, aged forty-six and Edward aged forty four years. Both were described as road men born in Hentland. They were living in a ‘2 up 2 down’ dwelling.

James died in 1914 in Ross-on-Wye Registration District and Maria, his widow, in 1924.

(Grandson – Arthur H. Bundy, born 1888)

Their children were second cousins of Thomas Duffell:

Thomas Bundy was born in about 1857. He was aged three at the time of the 1861census. He was born at Stone (Staunton ?) -on-Wye. In 1871 he was at home, aged thirteen, a labourer.

William Bundy was born in 1860 at Hentland. He was aged eleven months at the time of the 1861 census. In 1871 he was at home, aged ten, working as a labourer. William married Emma and had children William, Elizabeth, Alfred, James and Tom.

Next door to James and Maria in Hoarwithy we find Emma Sophie Bundy, (wife of William Bundy) aged thirty-four, born in Harewood; William and Edwin Hartland, her two elder sons, born in Little Dewchurch and her two Bundy children, namely William E. aged two and Elizabeth M. aged ten months, both born in Hoarwithy. In 1901 they were still living next door to James and Maria Bundy in Hoarwithy – next door was William Bundy, their son, aged forty-two, a general labourer, born at Hoarwithy; his wife Emma S. aged forty-four, born at Harewood End; and children, William E. aged twelve, Elizabeth aged ten, Alfred S. aged seven, James A. aged three and Tom aged one year – all born in Hoarwithy.

James Bundy was born in about 1862 at Hentland. In 1871 he was at home, aged eight, a scholar and in 1881 he was an eighteen-year-old labourer. In 1891 he was still at home, aged twenty-eight, and working as an agricultural labourer. In 1911 James was at home, aged forty-six and working as a roadman.

Edward C. Bundy was born in about 1865 at Sellack. In 1871 he was at home, a scholar, aged five years and in 1881 fifteen. In 1891 he was still at home, aged twenty-five, and working as an agricultural labourer. His place of birth was recorded as Stransford (?) In 1901 Edward was still at home, aged thirty-four and working as a general labourer. In 1911 he was at home, aged forty-four-years, and working as a roadman.

Mary A. Bundy was born at Sellack in about 1867. In 1871 she was at home aged three. In 1881 she was at home aged thirteen, a scholar.

Elizabeth Bundy was born in about 1870 at Fownhope. In 1871 she was at home aged one year In 1881 she was at home aged eleven.

George R. Bundy was born at Kings Caple in about 1874. In 1881 he was at home aged six years. In 1891 George was sixteen, still at home, working as an agricultural labourer.

Albert Bundy, a twin, was born at Hoarwithy in about 1876. He was aged four at the time of the 1881 census. In 1891 he was at home, aged fourteen and a scholar.

Clara Bundy, a twin, was born in Hoarwithy in about 1876. He was aged four at the time of the 1881 census.

Frank Bundy was born at Hoarwithy in about 1880 and was aged one at the time of the 1881 census. In 1891 he was still at home, aged eleven and a scholar. In 1901 Frank was still at home, aged twenty-one, a general labourer, and born at Hentland.


ESTHER or HESTER BAKER, Great V Aunt of Richard Barton

 

Esther was born in about 1800 in Newent.

On 21st February 1815 Joseph Duffield ‘Batchelor’ of Newent married Ann Daniel of Dymock at Duffield. James Duffield and Hester Duffield (presumably brother and sister) were the witnesses and made their marks.

On 10th April 1827 a marriage took place at St Nicholas’s Church in Gloucester  between Hester Dudfield and Joseph Baker, widower. The couple, who were married by licence, were said to be both of that parish. The witnesses were Elizabeth and Dinah Bishop.

In 1833 Joseph was described as a blacksmith of Newent and in the following year as a forgeman. By 1836 he was a gardener and in 1839 a labourer.

In 1841 Hester Baker was living in Currier (Culver (?)) Street, Newent. She was described as a thirty-eight-year-old agricultural labourer. With her were her children –  Caroline aged fourteen, Charles aged fourteen, Richard aged nine, Emily aged five, William aged four, Marianne aged two and Henry aged one. All were born in the county.

Hester Baker was buried on 4th January 1849 at Newent aged fifty years.

 


RICHARD DUFFIELD, Great V Uncle of Richard Barton

 

Richard, son of Charles and Elizabeth Duffal, was baptised on 28th October 1803 at Newent. He may have married Mary Colley on 2nd January 1826 at Newent. Richard made his mark and his wife signed. Witnesses included Thomas Gibson, Esther Colley and also Robert Walduck.

In 1841 Richard Duffield was living at Upper Church Street, Newent. He was described as a thirty-seven-year-old Nailer, born in the county. With him was Henry Duffield, aged fourteen, a nailer. Close by were his brother Joseph’s family and his sister Harriet Tipton with their mother Elizabeth Duffell, aged ninety-four-years.

In 1871 he was residing as a boarder at Bisley Old Road, Stroud, aged sixty-six-years, a native of Newent, and working as a nail maker.

He died in Stroud Registration District in 1878 aged seventy-six-years.


 

JAMES DUFFIELD, Great IV Grandfather of Richard Barton

James Duffield was baptised on 26th August 1792 at Newent.

SEE BLOG: James Duffield of Oxenhall, Transportee


FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS FAMILY CONTACT: btsarnia@gmail.com

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