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William and Elizabeth Dunn of King Stanley

WILKINS AND DUNN FAMILIES

 


James Wilkins (1720-1783) and Mary Smith (1722-1789)

of Leonard Stanley and Stroud

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 Elizabeth Wilkins and William Dunn

of Kings Stanley

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 Susannah Dunn (1781-1843) and William Terrett (1785-1812) 

Ostler and Labourer of Wotton-under-Edge

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 Daniel Terrett (1809-1876) and Hannah Palser (1807-1879)

Millwright and Engineer of Wotton-under-Edge and Kingswood

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Henry Terrett (1850-1908) and Ellen Smith (1862-1930)

Millwright, Engineer and Publican of Kingswood

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William Edward Terrett and Grace Margaret Eley


 

JAMES WILKINS, Great V Grandfather of Richard Barton

 A James Wilkins son of John and Mary Wilkins was baptised at Eastington on 16th October 1719. Other children of John and Mary included George who was baptised on 1st October 1722, Sarah baptised on 20th June 1721 and John who was baptised on 21st January 1712 at Leonard Stanley.

A Mary Wilkins was buried on 23rd March 1726 at King Stanley and another on 27th August 1727.

A Jonathan Wilkins and a Mary Window were married at Leonard Stanley on 31st March 1714.

A James Wilkins and Mary Smith married at Bisley on 26th December 1744.


POSSIBLE SMITH DESCENT

William Smith and Anne Burnit of Bisley

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Thomas Smith (1669-) and Esther Berriman of Bisley

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Mary Smith (1722-1789) and James Wilkins (1720-1783)


A Mary Smith, daughter of Thomas Smith, was baptised at Bisley on 11th May 1722. Earlier Marys were baptised and buried there before 1722 – a first Mary was baptised on 19th March 1697 and buried on 27th September 1712. A second Mary, baptised on 29th April 1716, was buried on 16th June 1718.

Other children of Thomas christened at Bisley include John baptised 12th August 1705, Richard baptised on 27th April 1707, Sarah baptised on 10th September 1708, Beata baptised on 11th March 1713, John baptised on 4th May 1718 and William who was baptised on 8th June 1710 and buried on 10th June 1722.

Thomas Smith was buried on 7th July 1730 aged sixty-one

(On 29th May 1738 another Thomas Smith was buried there aged fifty-four).

Thomas Smith and Esther Berriman married at Bisley on 20th June 1695.

Thomas, son of William Smith, was baptised at Bisley on 17th October 1669.

William Smith and Anne Burnit married at Bisley on 30th January 1653.


A settlement certificate for Stroud in 1755 records that a James Wilkins had come from Leonard Stanley.

A James Wilkins, son of James Wilkins, was baptised on 27th October 1745 at Stroud and his sister, Elizabeth Wilkins, was baptised there on 5th April 1747. She probably married William Dunn. A Samuel Wilkins was also baptised at Stroud on 18th June 1749.

William, son of James Wilkins, was buried at Stroud on 8th June 1764.

Mary, wife of James Wilkins, was buried at Stroud on 7th August 1781 aged fifty-nine-years.

James Wilkins, widower, was buried at Stroud on 25th November 1783 aged sixty-three-years parish funded.


WILLIAM DUNN, Great IV Grandfather of Richard Barton

Husband of Elizabeth Wilkins

 Father of Susannah Terrett

 Also Father of Sarah Slade, Mary Wood, William, Elizabeth, Esther and Anne Smith

A William Dunn was baptised on 28th December 1752 at St Lawrence’s Church, Stroud, his father was William Dunn.

A William Dunn was buried at Stroud on 15th June 1755

A William Dunn, son of William was baptised in December 1736 at Stroud.

A William Dunn married Anne Smith at Bisley on 26th July 1723

Anne, wife of William Dunn was buried at Stroud on 29th June 1741

A William Dune was buried at Stroud on 21st August 1771, a married man

A William Dunn, son of Richard Dunn and Hester (nee Griffiths), was baptised at Stonehouse on 25th February 1749. The parents married on 29th April 1738 at Stonehouse. Other children included Thomas baptised on 10th June 1740, Thomas baptised on 18th October 1747, Mary baptised 4th March 1740 (who possibly married John Leech at Stonehouse on 5th October 1761

William married Elizabeth Wilkins on 22nd September 1771 at Kings Stanley. Both made their mark and the witnesses were John Pates and Thomas Major or Mayor. However, a second register at Kings Stanley, showing basic details of just bride and groom, gives the dates as 28th September.

Their daughter Sarah was baptised at Kings Stanley on 11th October 1772, Mary was baptised on 10th April 1774 and Elizabeth was baptised at Kings Stanley on 31st March 1776.

On 22nd February 1778 Hester, daughter of William Dunn and Elizabeth, daughter of James Wilkins, was baptised at St Lawrence’s Church, Stroud.

Susannah, daughter of William Dunn by his wife Elizabeth, daughter of James Wilkins, was baptised at Stroud on 18th February 1781.

William, son of William Dunn and Elizabeth, daughter of James Wilkins, was baptised at Stroud on 4th April 1784.

An Anne Dunn, daughter of William and Elizabeth Dunn was baptised at Stroud on 30th January 1791. She too was described as ‘Anne, daughter of William Dunn by his wife Elizabeth, daughter of James Wilkins’.

Neither William nor his wife Elizabeth would appear to have been buried at Kings Stanley.

A William Dunn was buried at Stonehouse on 9th September 1794.


ELIZABETH DUNN, Great IV Grandmother of Richard Barton

Daughter of James Wilkins

Wife of William Dunn

Mother of Susannah Dunn

Also Mother of Sarah Slade, Mary Wood, William, Elizabeth, Esther and Anne Smith

Elizabeth Wilkins was the daughter of James Wilkins and it is likely that she was baptised on 5th April 1747 at Stroud. A James Wilkins and Mary Smith married at Bisley on 26th December 1744.

She married William Dunn on 22nd September 1771 at Kings Stanley. Both made their mark and the witnesses were John Pates and Thomas Major or Mayor. However, a second register at Kings Stanley, showing basic details of just bride and groom, gives the dates as 28th September.

Their daughter Sarah was baptised at Kings Stanley on 11th October 1772, Mary was baptised on 10th April 1774 and Elizabeth was baptised at Kings Stanley on 31st March 1776.

On 22nd February 1778 Hester, daughter of William Dunn and Elizabeth, daughter of James Wilkins, was baptised at St Lawrence’s Church, Stroud.

Susannah, daughter of William Dunn by his wife Elizabeth, daughter of James Wilkins, was baptised at Stroud on 18th February 1781.

William, son of William Dunn and Elizabeth, daughter of James Wilkins, was baptised at Stroud on 4th April 1784.

An Anne Dunn, daughter of William and Elizabeth Dunn was baptised at Stroud on 30th January 1791. She too was described as ‘Anne, daughter of William Dunn by his wife Elizabeth, daughter of James Wilkins’.

Neither William nor his wife Elizabeth would appear to have been buried at Kings Stanley.


The children of William and Elizabeth Dunn were Great IV Aunts and Uncles of Richard Barton:

 

SARAH SLADE, Great IV Aunt

 

Sarah, daughter of William Dunn, was baptised at Kings Stanley on 11th October 1772.

She married John Slade on 12th June 1803 at Kings Stanley and the witnesses were Elizabeth Dunn and James Slade. Sarah signed her name in the register.

Their children were cousins of Daniel Terrett, Great II Grandfather:

ELIZA SLADE, cousin of Daniel Terrett

Eliza was baptised at Kings Stanley on 26th July 1807

JAMES SLADE, cousin of Daniel Terrett

James, son of John and his wife Sarah Slade, the daughter of William Dunn, was baptised at Stroud on 25th March 1810.

MARY WOOD, Great IV Aunt

 

Mary, daughter of William Dunn, was baptised at Kings Stanley on 10th April 1774.

She married Thomas Wood at Kings Stanley on 10th November 1800. The witnesses were James Lusty and Richd Little. Mary signed her name in the register.

At the time of the 1841 census a Thomas and Mary Wood were living at Cainscross. Thomas was described as a sixty-year-old labourer, Mary was aged sixty-five and their daughter Elizabeth who was aged twenty-five-years, was described as a female servant.

Their children were cousins of Daniel Terrett, Great II Grandfather:

 

EDWIN WOOD, cousin of Daniel Terrett

 

Edwin, son of Thomas and Mary Wood, was baptised at Kings Stanley on 24th May 1801.

THOMAS WOOD, cousin of Daniel Terrett

 

Thomas, son of Thomas and his wife Mary Wood, the daughter of William Dunn, was baptised at Stroud on 12th October 1806.

(?) ELIZABETH WOOD, cousin of Daniel Terrett

 

An Elizabeth Wood, daughter of Thomas and Mary Wood, was baptised at Wotton-under-Edge on 15th January 1809.

 

ELIZABETH DUNN, Great IV Aunt

 

Elizabeth Dunn, daughter of William Dunn, was baptised at Kings Stanley on 31st March 1776.

She probably had an illegitimate child, Harriete (sic) who was baptised at Stroud on 9th March 1800. Harriet probably married John Jefferies at Stonehouse on 25th August 1823 and the witnesses were Stephen and Elizabeth Jefferies. Both Harriet and John signed their names.

At the time of the 1841 census we find Elizabeth Dunn living in Cainscross, aged fifty, engaged in woollen cloth cutting with her sister, Esther Dunn, aged forty-five-years, a charwoman. Next door was their sister Susan Terrett. She was described as aged sixty years, engaged in washing, and born in the county. Living with her was her daughter Eliza Brambley, aged twenty-five-years, who worked as a dressmaker. In the same household we find Hannah Dunn, aged thirty-five-years, a laundress, with children Luiza (sic) Gurney, aged ten years and William Gurney, aged seven years.

Ten years later in the 1851 return we find Elizabeth Dunn at Oglebrook, Cainscross. George Dunn is the head of the household and described as a married forty-five-year-old Tallow Chandler, born in Stonehouse parish. With him was his mother Hester aged seventy, a laundress, born in Stonehouse; Elizabeth Dunn, his widowed aunt, an unmarried seventy-six-year-old aunt described as ‘pauper (clothworker)’, born also in Stonehouse and finally William his uncle, a widower, aged sixty-six-years, a retired coachman, born in Stonehouse.

Elizabeth Dunn died in 1862 aged eighty-seven-years. The previous year she appears in the 1861 census return as an unmarried lodger, aged eighty-six-years, formerly a nurse (?) and born at Stonehouse. She was living at the Cainscross Savings Bank near to the National School.

She probably had a child, cousin of Daniel Terrett:

 

(?) HARRIET JEFFERIES, Cousin of Daniel Terrett

Elizabeth Dunn probably had an illegitimate child, Harriete (sic) who was baptised at Stroud on 9th March 1800. She probably married John Jefferies at Stonehouse on 25th August 1823. The witnesses were Stephen and Elizabeth Jefferies and both Harriet and John signed their names.

HESTER or ESTHER DUNN, Great IV Aunt

 

On 22nd February 1778 Hester, daughter of William Dunn and his wife Elizabeth, daughter of James Wilkins, was baptised at St Lawrence’s Church, Stroud, on 22nd February 1778.

Edward the illegitimate son of Esther Dunn was baptised at Stroud on 24th March 1805. He was buried at Stonehouse on 12th January1806 and described as the son of Hester Dunn, spinster

On 2nd August 1807 George, illegitimate son of Esther Dunn, was baptised at Stroud Parish Church.

An entry in the Stonehouse Bastardy Papers reveals that an Esther Dunn gave birth to a male bastard child on 8th March 1819 and William Goddard of Stonehouse, a labourer, was the father.

 

At the time of the 1841 census we find Esther Dunn, aged forty-five-years, a charwoman living in Cainscross with her sister, Elizabeth Dunn, aged fifty, engaged in woollen cloth cutting. Next door was their sister Susan Terrett. She was described as aged sixty years, engaged in washing, and born in the county. Living with her was her daughter Eliza Brambley, aged twenty-five-years, who worked as a dressmaker. In the same household we find Hannah Dunn, aged thirty-five-years, a laundress, with children Luiza (sic) Gurney, aged ten years and William Gurney, aged seven years.

Ten years later in the 1851 return we find Hester Dunn at Oglebrook, Cainscross. Her son, George Dunn, is the head of the household and described as a married forty-five-year-old Tallow Chandler, born in Stonehouse parish. His mother Hester Dunn was listed as aged seventy, a laundress, born in Stonehouse; Elizabeth Dunn, his widowed aunt, an unmarried seventy-six-year-old aunt described as ‘pauper (clothworker)’, born also in Stonehouse and finally William his uncle, a widower, aged sixty-six-years, a retired coachman, born in Stonehouse.

An Esther Dunn died during 1861 (before the census) in Stroud Registration District aged seventy-nine-years.

Her sons were a cousin of Daniel Terrett, Great II Grandfather:

 

EDWARD DUNN, cousin of Daniel Terrett:

 

Edward the illegitimate son of Esther Dunn was baptised at Stroud on 24th March 1805. He was buried at Stonehouse on 12th January 1806 and described as the son of Hester Dunn, spinster

 

GEORGE DUNN, cousin of Daniel Terrett:

 

On 2nd August 1807 George, illegitimate son of Esther Dunn, was baptised at Stroud Parish Church.

On 28th October 1838 at St Matthew’s Church, Cainscross, George Dunn, bachelor, married Hannah Gurney, a widow, by banns, in the presence of Edwin and Sophia Dunn. Hannah had two children with her first husband, William Gurney, namely, Louisa baptised on 15th February 1829 and William Henry, baptised on 15th May 1831 both in Monmouthshire.

 

A George Dunn was a twenty-five-year-old candlemaker, lodging in Ebley at the time of the 1841 census. Also at the time of the 1841census Hannah Dunn, aged thirty-five-years, a laundress, with children Luiza (sic) Gurney, aged ten years and William Gurney, aged seven years was staying with Esther Dunn, aged forty-five-years, a charwoman living in Cainscross with her sister, Elizabeth Dunn, aged fifty, engaged in woollen cloth cutting. Next door was their sister Susan Terrett. She was described as aged sixty years, engaged in washing, and born in the county. Living with her was her daughter Eliza Brambley, aged twenty-five-years, who worked as a dressmaker.

Ten years later in the 1851 return we find George at Oglebrook, Cainscross. He is the head of the household and described as a married forty-five-year-old Tallow Chandler, born in Stonehouse parish. With him was his mother Hester aged seventy, a laundress, born in Stonehouse; Elizabeth Dunn, his widowed aunt, an unmarried seventy-six-year-old aunt described as ‘pauper (clothworker)’, born also in Stonehouse and finally William his uncle, a widower, aged sixty-six-years, a retired coachman, born in Stonehouse. Where was his wife Hannah on the night of the census?

 

At the time of the 1851 census Hannah’s son William Henry Gurney was employed as a servant at an inn situated at Cainscross. He was described as seventeen, unmarried, and a native of Monmouth. At the same time his twenty-one-year-old sister Louisa was an unmarried general servant employed by Joseph Parker ……………….. . She was also born in Monmouth. Later in 1851 Louisa Gurney married George Clarke at Randwick.

Hannah Dunn does not appear in the 1851 census but ten years later, in 1861, we find a sixty-three-year-old widow, formerly a laundress and born at Hartpury, living at Townsend, Randwick. A Hannah Dunn died in Stroud Registration District aged sixty-four-years during 1864.

William Henry Gurney appears to have married Lucy Selina Browning (1839-1896) at Stroud on 25th March 1858. Their son Francis lived from 16th January until 19th August 1860. William Henry Gurney died on 26th August 1860.

SUSANNAH TERRETT, Great III Grandmother:

 

Daughter of William Dunn and Elizabeth nee Wilkins

Wife of William Terrett

Mother of Daniel Terrett

 

Also Mother of Eliza Pitt

Also mother of Edwin Dunn

 

Susannah Dunn was baptised at St Lawrence’s Church, Stroud, on 18th February 1781. She was described as daughter of William Dunn by his wife Elizabeth, daughter of James Wilkins.

On 3rd July 1808 Edwin Dunn, illegitimate son of Susannah Dunn was baptised at Kings Stanley Parish Church.

On 6th February 1809 Susannah Dunn married William Terrett at St Mary’s Parish Church, Wotton-under-Edge. The officiating minister was P.M. Cornwall and the witnesses were Jacob Hill and William Trotman. Both William and Susannah signed their names. William Terrett was described as a Labourer of the Chipping.

William Terrett died at the age of twenty-seven-years and was buried on 18th August 1812 at Wotton.

The children of William and Susanna included Daniel who was born on 12th February 1809 and Eliza who was born on 11th February 1811. Both children were baptised at Wotton-under-Edge Parish Church on 3rd March 1813, by then seven months had passed after the death of their father. They were described as children of William and Susanna Terrett of ‘The Chipping’.

At the time of the 1841 census Susan Terrett was living at Cainscross. She was described as aged sixty years, engaged in washing, and born in the county. Living with her was her daughter Eliza Brambley, aged twenty-five-years, who worked as a dressmaker. In the same household we find Hannah Dunn, aged thirty-five-years, a laundress, with children Luiza (sic) Gurney, aged ten years and William Gurney, aged seven years. Next door we find Elizabeth Dunn, aged fifty, engaged in woollen cloth cutting and Esther Dunn, aged forty-five-years, a charwoman.

Susannah Terrett died on 7th January 1843 ‘at the Parish of Stonehouse’. She was described on the death certificate as a sixty-two-year-old widow who was accidentally burnt. The informant was John G. Bell the Coroner of Minchinhampton and the death was registered on 20th February by John Cooper Grimes, Registrar.

The Inquest Book (CO 3/2/2 Gloucestershire Archives) reveals that Susannah Terrett, aged sixty-two-years was accidentally burnt and the Inquest was conducted on 9th January at the Golden Cross Inn. Costs included 8/- for the jury and 2/6 for the constable. The burial took place at St Matthew’s Cainscross on 12th January.

 

WILLIAM DUNN, Great IV Uncle

 

William, son of William and Elizabeth, daughter of James Wilkins, was baptised at Stroud on 4th April 1784.

William Dunn, bachelor, married Hester Rock, spinster, at St Michael’s Church, Gloucester, on 28th May 1814. They were described as of Kings Stanley Parish and both signed their names. The witnesses were Mary Rock and Anthony Bretherton.

Their three children were baptised at St Lawrence’s Church in Stroud – Maria Dunn baptised on 12th November 1820; Ann baptised on 26th October 1823 and Rhoda baptised on 15th April 1827. William Dunn was described in the register in 1820 as a coachman of Farhill.

A daughter Esther died in 1826 aged three years and on 23rd March 1828 her mother, Hester Dunn of Far Hill, near Stroud, died aged thirty-six-years.

In the 1841 census return we find William’s three children living together at Far Hill Lodge. Ann is described as fifteen; Rhoda aged fourteen and Maria aged twenty. All were born in the county.

In the 1851 return we find William Dunn at Oglebrook, Cainscross. His nephew, George Dunn, is the head of the household and described as a married forty-five-year-old Tallow Chandler, born in Stonehouse parish. His mother Hester Dunn was listed as aged seventy, a laundress, born in Stonehouse; Elizabeth Dunn, his widowed aunt, an unmarried seventy-six-year-old aunt described as ‘pauper (clothworker)’, born also in Stonehouse and finally William his uncle, a widower, aged sixty-six-years, a retired coachman, born in Stonehouse.

 This retired coachman died in Stroud Registration District during 1855 aged seventy-one-years.

The children of William and Esther Dunn were cousins of Daniel Terrett, Great II Grandfather:

 

MARIA DUNN, cousin of Daniel Terrett

 

Maria was baptised on 12th November 1820 at Stroud Parish Church.

Maria Dunn is presumably the witness at the wedding of Eliza Terrett and Henry Brambley in 1839. In 1841 she was at home at Far Hill Lodge aged twenty years.

On 16th July 1844 a Maria Dunn, aged twenty-four-years, was sentenced to four months at Bristol City Sessions for keeping a disorderly house.

ANN LEATHERDALE, cousin of Daniel Terrett

 

Ann was baptised on 26th October 1823 at Stroud Parish Church. She was described as the daughter of William and Esther Dunn, domestic servant of Farhill.. In 1841 she was at home at Far Hill Lodge aged fifteen years.

In 1851 Ann Dunn was ‘lodging’ at 20 N. Wharf Road, Paddington, the home of Oliver Leatherdale. She was described as a twenty-five-year-old dressmaker born at Painswick. Oliver was twenty-six-years-old, a wheelwright born in Chappel, Essex. Children included Mary Dunn aged two years and born at Marylebone and James Dunn aged six months and born at Paddington.

 

Ann later married Oliver Leatherdale at Old St Pancras Church on 23rd April 1852.

 On 24th August 1862 their children Prince Albert and Elias were baptised at St John the Baptist, Hoxton. Their address was given as Hoxton Place and Oliver was described as a wheelwright. Prince Albert was born on 24th August 1859 and Elias on 28th June 1862.

Ann Leatherdale died in Hackney during 1868.

In 1871 the family was living at 207 Queen’s Road, Hackney. Oliver was a forty-seven-year-old widower born in Essex. Ann was aged twenty-one and born in Paddington; Oliver a twenty-year-old wheelwright born in Paddington , M, an eighteen-year-old wheelwright and Elias a seven-year-old born in Hoxton.

In 1881 Oliver Leatherdale was living at 3 Whitehall Street, Tottenham. He was aged fifty-six, a wheelwright, born in Essex. His son Elias was described as seventeen, an apprentice, born in Hoxton.

Their children were second cousins of Henry Terrett, Great Grandfather:

Mary Dunn was born in about 1848 in Marylebone. She was at home aged two in the 1851 census.

Ann Wood was born in about 1849 in Paddington. Frances Ann Leatherdale was registered in Maylebone in the second quarter of 1849. She was not at home in 1851. She was at home aged twenty-one in 1871. In 1881 Ann was married and living at 53 Gopley (?) Road, Hoxton. Her husband William Wood was a twenty-eight-year-old ‘man cook’ born in Warbleton, Sussex. Ann was aged thirty-one and born in Paddington. Their children were Ellen aged three and Emily aged five. Living with them was Victoria Leatherdale, aged twenty-four, a dressmaker, born in St Pancras.

Oliver Dunn was born in about 1850 in Paddington. An Oliver Leatherdale was registered in Chelmsford Registration District in the third quarter of 1850. He was not at home at the time of the 1851 census. He was at home aged twenty and working as a wheelwright in 1871. He died in 1879.

James Dunn was born in about 1850 in Paddington. He was at home, aged six months, in the 1851 census.

Moria Dunn Leatherdale was born on 20th May 1852 and died that year.

Moria Leatherdale was born on 27th March 1854 at 2 Johnston Street, Somers Town. He was at home, aged eighteen, and working as a wheelwright on the night of the 1871 census. He married Mary Ann Johnson on 14th January 1883. He died at 1 Kevelioc Road, Tottenham on 28th March 1945.

Victoria Leatherdale was baptised at St Pancras on 8th December 1856. In 1881 Victoria was staying with her sister Ann Wood. Ann was married and living at 53 Gopley (?) Road, Hoxton. Her husband William Cook was a twenty-eight-year-old man cook born in Warbleton, Sussex. Ann was aged thirty-one and born in Paddington. Their children were Ellen aged three and Emily aged five. Victoria Leatherdale, aged twenty-four, a dressmaker, born in St Pancras. She died at Balls Pond Road, Islington, on 24th December 1910.

Prince Albert Leatherdale was born on 24th August 1859 and baptised at St John the Baptist, Hoxton on 24th August 1862.

Elias Leatherdale was born on 28th June 1862 and baptised on 24th August 1862 at St john the Baptist, Hoxton. He was at home aged seventeen at the time of the 1871 census. In 1881 he was still at home, aged seventeen. In 1891 Elias was a lodger at 46 Holly Street, Hackney, a housepainter, born in Shoreditch.

ESTHER DUNN, cousin of Daniel Terrett

 

Esther of Far Hill, Painswick, was buried at Stroud, aged three years, on 26th February 1826.

 

RHODA DUNN, cousin of Daniel Terett

 

Rhoda was baptised on 15th April 1827 at Stroud Parish Church. In 1841 she was at home at Far Hill Lodge aged fourteen years.

 

 

ANNE SMITH, Great IV Aunt

 

An Anne Dunn, daughter of William and Elizabeth Dunn was baptised at Stroud on 30th January 1791. She was described as Anne, daughter of William Dunn by his wife Elizabeth, daughter of James Wilkins.

She married Samuel Smith at Kings Stanley on 4th February 1817. The witnesses were William and Elizabeth Dunn, who with the bride, signed their names in the register.

In 1841 the Smith family was living at Old Neighbourhood, Stroud (on the census return near Chalford Lynch). Samuel was a forty-eight-year-old coachman born in the county; Ann was aged forty-nine and their children included Ann aged eighteen, Mary a fifteen-year-old silk throwster, Hester aged twelve and Emilia aged nine years.

In 1851 they were living at Besbury, Minchinhampton. Samuel was a fifty-eight-year-old farmer of twenty acres, born at Bisley; Ann was aged sixty and born at Cainscross; esther was aged twenty-two, a dressmaker born in Cainscross and Emily was aged eighteen, a silk throwster, born at Cainscross.

In 1861 Samuel Smith was still farming twenty acres at Besbury and was listed as born at Bisley. Ann was aged seventy, a farmer’s wife, born at Stonehouse.

In 1871 Samuel Smith was farming eleven acres with one boy at Swell Hill, Rodborough. He was now seventy-seven and shown as born at Bisley. His new wife, Sarah, was aged sixty-eight and was born at Cirencester.

The children of Anne and Samuel Smith were cousins of Daniel Terrett:

 

ANN SMITH, cousin of Daniel Terrett

 

Ann was born in about 1822. She was at home, aged eighteen, at the time of the 1841 census.

 

MARY SMITH, cousin of Daniel Terrett

 

Mary was born in about 1825. She was at home aged fifteen at the time of the 1841 census and was working as a silk throwster.

 

HESTER SMITH, cousin of Daniel Terrett

 

Hester was born in Cainscross in about 1828. She was at home, aged twelve, at the time of the 1841 census and she was described in 1851 as twenty-two-year-old dressmaker, born in Cainscross.

 

EMILIA SMITH, cousin of Daniel Terrett

 

Emilia was born in about 1832 at Cainscross. She was at home aged nine at the time of the 1841 census and in 1851 she was at home, aged eighteen, and working as a silk throwster.

 


 

 

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