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Yarnold Family of Worcester

 YARNOLD FAMILY OF WORCESTER

 


 

Joseph Yarnold and Mary

of St Helen’s Parish, Worcester

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Charles Yarnold I (1751-1824) and Ann Lench (1746-1818 )

Glazier of St Helen’s Parish, Worcester

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 Charles Yarnold II (1781-1836) and Frances or Fanny Hussey (1781-1852)

Soldier, St Plumber, Glazier and Painter of St Martin’s Parish, Worcester and Ledbury

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 Ann Yarnold (Frith) (?)

of Ledbury

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 James Henry Yarnold (1833-1912) and Frances Brown (1831-1879)

Foreman Joiner of Gloucester

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 Emily Yarnold (1866-1951) and Ernest Edward Eley (1869-1950)

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 JOSEPH YARNOLD, Great VI Grandfather of Richard Barton

 Husband of Mary

Father of Charles Yarnold

Also father of Joseph, Mary, William, Samuel and Ann

Joseph Yarnold was married to Mary some time before 1745 and lived in St Helen’s Parish in Worcester. They had at least four children. It is possible that Joseph was buried on 1st October 1763 and Mary on 18th February 1774.

The Poll Book for 1st July 1747 lists a Joseph Yarnold, a glazier of St Helen’s Parish in Worcester. A John Yarnold is also listed for St Helen’s and William Yarnold, glazier of St Swithun’s Parish, Worcester. Benjamin and John Yarnold are listed for All Saints’ Parish.


CHARLES YARNOLD I, Great V Grandfather of Richard Barton

Son of Joseph Yarnold and Mary

Husband of Ann Lench

Father of Charles Yarnold II

 Also Father of Ann, Charles, Joseph, Charles, Benjamin, James and Mary

Probably also husband of Mary Lewis

Charles Yarnold was baptised on 11th August 1751 at St Helen’s Church in Worcester. He was the son of Joseph and Mary Yarnold. On 29th January 1775 he married Ann Lench at St Swithun’s Church Worcester by licence, the daughter of Luke Lench III.

In the Marriage Register for St Swithun’s Church it states that Charles Yarnold of the Parish of St Helen, Worcester, bachelor, married Ann Lench, spinster, of this parish were married by licence. Both signed in the presence of three witnesses of whom one was a Yarnold. The officiant was a minor canon of Worcester.

The Licence:

Obligation:

‘Know all men by these presents that we Charles Yarnold of St Helen in the City of Worcester, Glazier and Thos Lench of St Swithune in the same City Butcher are held and firmly bound to the Right Rev Brownlow Lord Bishop of Worcester in one thousand pounds of lawful money of Great Britain to be paid to the said Lord Bishop or his Attorney Executors Administrators or Assignees for the due payment whereof we bind ourselves and each of us by himself for the whole and every part thereof and the heirs executors and administrators of us and each of us firmly by these presents sealed with our seals dated the 20th day of January in the 15th yr of the reign of our sovereign Lord George the Third by the Grace of God of Great Britain France and Ireland King Defender of the Faith and in the year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred and seventy five.

The condition of this obligation is such that if thereafter shall not appear any lawful let or impediment by reason of any pre-contract entered into before the twenty fifth day of March One thoudsand seven hundred and fifty four Consanguity Affinity or any other Lawful Means whatsoever but that the above bounden Charles Yarnold a Batchelor and Ann Lench a Spinster may lawfully solemnise marriage together and in the same afterwards lawfully remain and continue for Man and Wife according to the Law in that behalf provided. And moreover if there be not at this present time any Action Suit Plaint Quarrel or Demand moved or depending before any Judge Ecclesiastical or Temporal for or concerning any such lawful impediment between the said parties nor that either of them be of any other Parish or of better estate or degree than to the Judge at granting of Licence is suggested and by Charles Yarnold sworn on the day of the date hereof.

And lastly if the same marriage shall be openly solemnised in the Church or Chapel in the Licence specified between the hours appointed in the Constitutions Ecclesiastical confirmed and according to the form of the book of Common Prayer now by Law established. And if the above bound Charles Yarnold and Thos Lench do save harmless the said Lord Bishop his       surrogate and other his officers whatsoever by reason of the premises then this obligation to be void or else to remain in full force and virtue.

Sealed and delivered (first being stamped) in the presence of John Clifton  Notary Public.

Charles Yarnold  Thomas Lench.’

Licence:

‘20th January 1775. Appeared personally Charles Yarnold of the Parish of St Helen in the City of Worcester and being sworn upon the Holy Evangelists made oath that he is of the age of Twenty one years upwards a Batchelor and intends to marry Ann Lench of the Parish of St Swithune in the same City aged twenty one years & upwards a Spinster not knowing or believing any lawful let or Imped. By reason of any Precontract, Consanguinity, Affinity or any other cause whatsoever to hinder this intended marriage and he prayed a Licence to solemnise the same in the Parish Church of St Swithune af’d in which Parish the said Charles Yarnold (surely Ann Lench!!) further made oath that she hath had her usual abode for the space of 4 weeks last past Let a Licence by made out the s’d Charles Yarnold being first sworn before me Rich’d Green Surrogate

Charles Yarnold’

 [no title]  899:749/8782/30/F13  1778: Contents:

Worcester [St. Swithin]. Release from Charles Yarnold of Worcester City, glazier and Ann his wife, Joseph Coney of Kempsey, butcher and Eleanor his wife (Ann and Eleanor being daughters of Luke Lench of Worcester, St. Swithin, butcher deceased) to Thomas Lench of Worcester City, butcher of annuities upon property in the Shambles.

MY notes:

This Indenture made 1st July in the 18th year of the reign of George III – 1778 – Charles Yarnold of the City of Worcester Glazier and Ann his wife; Joseph Coney of Kempsey in the county of Worcester, butcher and  Eleanor his wife and on the third part Thomas Lench of the City of Worcester,Butcher.

….Whereas Luke Lench of the Parish of St Swithun in County of Worcester made his will dated 13th July 1774. Amongst other gifts and bequests to son Thomas – all that messuage or tenement situate in the City of Worcester in a certain street called The Shambles – to hold unto the said Thomas Lench an annuity or yearly £3 unto Luke’s daughters Ann Yarnold and Eleanor Coney in equal shares and during lives or life of the longest liver.

Charles Yarnold and Joseph Coney agreed to sell the annuity of 30 shillings each to Thomas Lench for £34 – £17 each.  All parties signed.

Charles and Ann lived at 17 Leech Street, according to City Directories dating from 1788 and he worked as a Glazier. In 1788 and 1792 Charles was working as a glazier at 17 Leech Street, Worcester, In the Universal British Directory for 1791 and again in 1794 he was listed as a glazier of 38 Sidbury.

The UK Register of Duties paid for Apprentices Indentures 1710-1811 reveals that on 22nd May 1777 Charles Yarnold of the City of Worcester, plumber etc. paid up for Richard Wedgbury of Worcester. On 15th April 1786 Charles Yarnold of Worcester, plumber etc, paid up for John James and on 25th May 1789 Charles Yarnold of St Helen’s, Worcester, again paid for Allen Ackrill

Register of Duties Paid for Apprentices’ Indentures 1710-1811

Master’s Name: Chas Yarnold Plumber of Worcester
Apprentice Name: John James
Residence Location: Worcester, Worcester
Payment Date: 15 Apr 1786
 

Master’s Name:

 

Cha Yarnold Plumber of Worcester

Apprentice Name: Rich Wedgbury
Residence Location: Worcester
Payment Date: 22 Mar 1777

On 25th May 1789 in the Times column for bankruptcies a Charles Yarnold of Worcester, Glazier, was to surrender on June 9th, 10th and July 4th at the Talbot Inn in Worcester. The attorney was Mr. J. Lea of Worcester.

Berrows Worcester Journal for 28th May 1789 includes the following:

‘Whereas a commission of bankrupt is awarded and issued against Charles Yarnold, late of the Parish of St Helen, in the City of Worcester, Glazier, Dealer and Chapman; and he being declared bankrupt, is hereby required to surrender himself to the commissioners in the said commission named, or the major part of them on the 9th – 10th days of June next, and the 4th day of July following, at 10 o’clock in the forenoon on each of the said days at the Talbot Inn, in the Parish of St Michael in Bedwardine in the County of Worcester; and make full disclosure and discovery of his estate and effects, when and where the creditors are come prepared to prove their debts and at a second sitting, to choose assignees and at the last sitting the said bankrupt is to finish his examination and the said creditors are to assent or dissent from the allowance of his certificate; all persons indebted to the said bankrupt or that have any of his effects are not to say or deliver the same but to whom the examiners shall appoint, but give notice to Mr Jonathan Lea, Attorney at Law, Worcester.’

Also:

b496.5 BA9360/A15/Box 1/3 121 24 Aug 1795 Ackrill Allen Not given Not given Admitted and sworn a Freeman of this City as the Apprentice of Charles Yarnold, Plumber, Glazier and Painter.

The eldest of the children of Charles and Ann Yarnold was Ann and she was baptised on 29th December 1775. The eldest Charles who was baptised on 3rd June 1777 and buried on 16th May 1780 followed her. Meanwhile Joseph was baptised on 16th June 1779 and the next Charles, who was baptised on 29th November 1780 and was buried a few days later on 10th December, followed him to the font after the death of his eldest brother. The third Charles Yarnold was baptised on 14th December 1781 at the Church of St Helen in Worcester.

The three youngest children were Benjamin who was baptised on 13th August 1783, James who was baptised on 18th July 1786 and was buried on 24th of that month and finally Mary who was baptised on 3rd February 1790. In conclusion the only children of Charles and Ann Yarnold who seem to have survived infancy were Ann, Joseph, Charles (1781-1836), Benjamin and Mary.

Berrow’s obituaries for 3rd September 1818 record that Mrs Yarnold, wife of Mr Yarnold, plumber and glazier of New Street, died aged seventy-three-years.

Charles Yarnold, a widower, married Mary Lewis, a spinster, at St Clement’s Church, Worcester on 6th November 1819. Both of them were from St Clement’s parish. The witnesses were James and Susannah Hodges who, together with the bride and bridegroom, all signed their names. The banns were called on 17th, 24th and 31st of October.

Berrow’s obituaries for 23rd September 1824 record that Mr Charles Yarnold, plumber and glazier, died aged seventy-four-years. Charles Yarnold, of Henwick, was buried from St Clement’s Church on 23rd September 1824 aged seventy-five-years.

In 1841 a Mary Yarnold was living at High Street, Worcester with Charles Price who was born in about 1831 at Worcester. In the return he was aged ten years. Mary Yarnold, was aged forty-five-years and also in residence was John and Ann Edwards aged sixty-five and sixty respectively. It is likely that Charles was her step-grandson. In 1851 Mary was in Cottage Green East (?) and living with the Clifton Family. Mary was described as a widower, aged sixty-two-years and born at Holt, Worcester. She was working as house servant (cook).


ANN YARNOLD, Great V Grandmother of Richard Barton

Daughter of Luke Lench III and Elizabeth

Wife of Charles Yarnold I

Mother of Charles Yarnold II

Also Mother of Ann, Charles, Joseph, Charles, Benjamin, James and Mary 

Ann Lench was the daughter of Luke Lench III, a butcher of Worcester and baptised on 15th June 1746 at St Swithun’s Church, Worcester. She was a beneficiary of her father’s estate in 1774.

On 29th January 1775 Ann Lench married Charles Yarnold at St Swithun’s Church Worcester by licence. In the Marriage Register for St Swithun’s Church it states that Charles Yarnold of the Parish of St Helen, Worcester, bachelor, married Ann Lench, spinster, of this parish were married by licence. Both signed in the presence of three witnesses of whom one was a Yarnold. The officiant was a minor canon of Worcester.

The Licence:

[Obligation:

‘Know all men by these presents that we Charles Yarnold of St Helen in the City of Worcester, Glazier and Thos Lench of St Swithune in the same City Butcher are held and firmly bound to the Right Rev Brownlow Lord Bishop of Worcester in one thousand pounds of lawful money of Great Britain to be paid to the said Lord Bishop or his Attorney Executors Administrators or Assignees for the due payment whereof we bind ourselves and each of us by himself for the whole and every part thereof and the heirs executors and administrators of us and each of us firmly by these presents sealed with our seals dated the 20th day of January in the 15th yr of the reign of our sovereign Lord George the Third by the Grace of God of Great Britain France and Ireland King Defender of the Faith and in the year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred and seventy five.

The condition of this obligation is such that if thereafter shall not appear any lawful let or impediment by reason of any pre-contract entered into before the twenty fifth day of March One thoudsand seven hundred and fifty four Consanguity Affinity or any other Lawful Means whatsoever but that the above bounden Charles Yarnold a Batchelor and Ann Lench a Spinster may lawfully solemnise marriage together and in the same afterwards lawfully remain and continue for Man and Wife according to the Law in that behalf provided. And moreover if there be not at this present time any Action Suit Plaint Quarrel or Demand moved or depending before any Judge Ecclesiastical or Temporal for or concerning any such lawful impediment between the said parties nor that either of them be of any other Parish or of better estate or degree than to the Judge at granting of Licence is suggested and by Charles Yarnold sworn on the day of the date hereof.

And lastly if the same marriage shall be openly solemnised in the Church or Chapel in the Licence specified between the hours appointed in the Constitutions Ecclesiastical confirmed and according to the form of the book of Common Prayer now by Law established. And if the above bound Charles Yarnold and Thos Lench do save harmless the said Lord Bishop his       surrogate and other his officers whatsoever by reason of the premises then this obligation to be void or else to remain in full force and virtue.

Sealed and delivered (first being stamped) in the presence of John Clifton  Notary Public.

Charles Yarnold Thomas Lench.’

Licence:

‘20th January 1775. Appeared personally Charles Yarnold of the Parish of St Helen in the City of Worcester and being sworn upon the Holy Evangelists made oath that he is of the age of Twenty one years upwards a Batchelor and intends to marry Ann Lench of the Parish of St Swithune in the same City aged twenty one years & upwards a Spinster not knowing or believing any lawful let or Imped. By reason of any Precontract, Consanguinity, Affinity or any other cause whatsoever to hinder this intended marriage and he prayed a Licence to solemnise the same in the Parish Church of St Swithune af’d in which Parish the said Charles Yarnold (surely Ann Lench!!) further made oath that she hath had her usual abode for the space of 4 weeks last past Let a Licence by made out the s’d Charles Yarnold being first sworn before me Rich’d Green Surrogate

Charles Yarnold’

[no title]  899:749/8782/30/F13  1778: Contents:

Worcester [St. Swithin]. Release from Charles Yarnold of Worcester City, glazier and Ann his wife, Joseph Coney of Kempsey, butcher and Eleanor his wife (Ann and Eleanor being daughters of Luke Lench of Worcester, St. Swithin, butcher deceased) to Thomas Lench of Worcester City, butcher of annuities upon property in the Shambles.

MY notes:

This Indenture made 1st July in the 18th year of the reign of George III – 1778 – Charles Yarnold of the City of Worcester Glazier and Ann his wife; Joseph Coney of Kempsey in the county of Worcester, butcher and  Eleanor his wife and on the third part Thomas Lench of the City of Worcester,Butcher.

….Whereas Luke Lench of the Parish of St Swithun in County of Worcester made his will dated 13th July 1774. Amongst other gifts and bequests to son Thomas – all that messuage or tenement situate in the City of Worcester in a certain street called The Shambles – to hold unto the said Thomas Lench an annuity or yearly £3 unto Luke’s daughters Ann Yarnold and Eleanor Coney in equal shares and during lives or life of the longest liver.

Charles Yarnold and Joseph Coney agreed to sell the annuity of 30 shillings each to Thomas Lench for £34 – £17 each.  All parties signed.

In 1788 and 1792 Charles was working as a glazier at 17 Leech Street, Worcester, and in 1794 at 38 Sidbury.

The eldest of the children of Charles and Ann Yarnold was Ann and she was baptised on 29th December 1775. The eldest Charles who was baptised on 3rd June 1777 and buried on 16th May 1780 followed her. Meanwhile Joseph was baptised on 16th June 1779 and the next Charles, who was baptised on 29th November 1780 and was buried a few days later on 10th December, followed him to the font after the death of his eldest brother. The third Charles Yarnold was baptised on 14th December 1781 at St Helen’s Church, Worcester.

The three youngest children were Benjamin who was baptised on 13th August 1783, James who was baptised on 18th July 1786 and was buried on 24th of that month and finally Mary who was baptised on 3rd February 1790. In conclusion the only children of Charles and Ann Yarnold who seem to have survived infancy were Ann, Joseph, Charles (1781-1836), Benjamin and Mary.

Berrow’s obituaries for 3rd September 1818 record that Mrs Yarnold, wife of Mr Yarnold, plumber and glazier of New Street, died aged seventy-three-years.


CHARLES YARNOLD II, Great IV Grandfather of Richard Barton

Charles Yarnold was baptised on 14th December 1781 at the Church of St Helen in Worcester. He was the fifth of the eight children of his parents, Charles and Ann Yarnold, to be baptised in that church and the third to bear the name of Charles.


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

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