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Fisher Family of Dursley

FISHER FAMILY OF DURSLEY

 


 

Daniel Fisher I (-1790) and Elizabeth Workman (-1760)

of Dursley

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Daniel Fisher II (1753-) and Sarah Powell (1754-1842)

of Dursley

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 Rebecca Fisher (1793-1847) and William Perrott II (1792-1847)

Weaver and Farmer of North Nibley

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 Sarah Perrott (1818-1909) and John Barton III

Blacksmith of Cambridge and Slimbridge

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William Barton II and Ellen Pick

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Edward Percy Barton and Florence Noad

 


 

 

DANIEL FISHER I, Great V Grandfather of Richard Barton

 Husband of Elizabeth Workman

Father of Daniel Fisher II

 Also Father of Thomas and Mary

 Daniel Fisher married Elizabeth Workman on 16th September 1744 at Dursley.

The couple had at least two sons, namely Daniel baptised on 3rd June 1753 at Dursley and Thomas who was baptised there on 14th January 1749/50. Thomas was described as a wire worker.

Another child of Daniel and Elizabeth Fisher was Mary, who was baptised at Dursley on 6th July 1746.

Elizabeth, wife of Daniel Fisher, was buried at Dursley on 20th January 1760.

A Daniel Fisher was buried at Dursley on 23rd January 1790.


 DANIEL FISHER II, Great IV Grandfather of Richard Barton

 Son of Daniel Fisher I and Elizabeth (nee Workman)

Husband of Sarah Powell

Father of Rebecca Perrett

Also Father of Infant Edmund and Edmund

Daniel Fisher was baptised on 3rd June 1753 at Dursley.

Daniel Fisher and Sarah Powel were married at Dursley on 22nd April 1781. Sarah Powell may have been baptised on 20th January 1754 at Cam, daughter of Hezekiah and Christian Powell. There was a marriage at St George’s Cam between Hezekiah Powell and Christian Gunter on 2nd September 1744.

The children of Daniel and Sarah included brothers Edmund, baptised on 7th February 1788, and Edmund, baptised on 29th December 1791, both at Dursley.

I have yet to find the burial of Daniel Fisher.

A Sarah Fisher of Dursley was buried at St James’s Church on 26th June 1842. She was described as aged eighty-five-years. In 1841 a Sarah Fisher was living on her own at Woodmancote and aged eighty.

Sarah Fisher actually died on 18th June 1842 at Dursley. She was aged eighty-five-years, a widow, and died of old age. The witness was Nathaniel Morgan (her neighbour at Woodmancote, who was present at the death and from Dursley. He made his mark. The death was registered on 25th June 1842 by Abraham Warner.

 


SARAH FISHER, Great IV Grandmother of Richard Barton

Daughter of Hezekiah Powell and Christian (nee Gunter)

Wife of Daniel Fisher II

Mother of Rebecca Perrett

Also Mother of Infant Edmund and Edmund

Her husband Daniel Fisher was baptised on 3rd June 1753 at Dursley.

Daniel Fisher and Sarah Powel were married at Dursley on 22nd April 1781. Sarah Powell may have been baptised on 20th January 1754 at Cam, daughter of Hezekiah and Christian Powell. There was a marriage at St George’s Cam between Hezekiah Powell and Christian Gunter on 2nd September 1744.

The children of Daniel and Sarah included brothers Edmund, baptised on 7th February 1788, and Edmund, baptised on 29th December 1791, both at Dursley.

I have yet to find the burial of Daniel Fisher.

A Sarah Fisher of Dursley was buried at St James’s Church on 26th June 1842. She was described as aged eighty-five-years. In 1841 a Sarah Fisher was living on her own at Woodmancote and aged eighty.

Sarah Fisher actually died on 18th June 1842 at Dursley. She was aged eighty-five-years, a widow, and died of old age. The witness was Nathaniel Morgan (her neighbour at Woodmancote, who was present at the death and from Dursley. He made his mark. The death was registered on 25th June 1842 by Abraham Warner.


Their children were Great IV Aunts and Uncles:

 

EDMUND FISHER, Infant Great IV Uncle of Richard Barton

 

Edmund Fisher was baptised at Dursley on 7th February 1788. An Edmund Fisher was buried from the Workhouse on 31st May 1789.


 

 

EDMUND FISHER, Great IV Uncle of Richard Barton

 

Edmund Fisher was baptised at Dursley on 29th December 1791 at Dursley. He married Charlotte Collins at the Temple Church in Bristol on 12th February 1828.

Charlotte Collins, daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth, was baptised at Wotton-under-Edge on 5th December 1805.

Charlotte’s sister, Ann, married William Butcher on 19th July 1841. He was a bachelor of North Nibley, a labourer, son of Charles Butcher, a labourer. Ann was also from North Nibley and described as the daughter of Thomas Collins, a labourer. At the time of the 1841 census the couple were living close to each other in North Nibley. Ann Collins was a thirty-two-year-old burler (living with her mother, Elizabeth, and brother Samuel, aged twelve) and William Butcher was a twenty-year-old farm servant. In 1851 William Butcher was a thirty-two-year-old agricultural labourer, born at Wootton Bassett and Ann was aged forty-three and born at North Nibley. Her mother Elizabeth was aged seventy-seven and (her brother ?) Samuel Collings was aged twenty. In 1861 Charles Fisher was living with his mother’s sister, Anne Butcher, in Howley Road, North Nibley. He was described as a fifteen-year-old nephew born at Mountain Mills, Monmouth. William Butcher, his uncle, was aged forty-three, a carter and cowman, born at Tetbury. Anne Butcher was aged fifty-four. In 1881 William and Elizabeth were both a Howley in North Nibley. He was a sixty-five-year-old agricultural labourer and she was seventy seven and blind.

On 30th September 1832, Mary Fisher, daughter of Edmund and Charlotte, was baptised at Mounton in Monmouthshire.

In 1841 Edmund and Charlotte were living with their family at Mounton, Monmouthshire. Edmund was aged forty, Charlotte, aged thirty, and their children included Samuel, aged twelve, Mary aged nine and Jane aged two years. Only Mary and Jane were born in the county.

Charles was baptised at Mounton in October 1845.

Charlotte was buried on 10th May 1849 at Mounton, aged forty two years.

In 1851 Edmund was still living at Mounton. He was described as a fifty-eight-year-old widower and paper maker, born in Dursley. His children included Mary aged nineteen, Jane aged ten, Thomas aged eight and Charles aged six years.

Edmund was working as a paper worker at St Arvans, Monmouthshire, in 1861. He was a widower, aged sixty-nine-years and born at Dursley.

Edmund died at Dursley Union Workhouse on 9th July 1870 aged seventy-nine-years.

 


REBECCA PERRETT, Great III Grandmother of Richard Barton

 Daughter of Daniel Fisher II and Sarah Powell

Wife of William Perrett II

Mother of Sarah Barton

Also Mother of Hester Gazard, Adam, Abraham, Isaac, Mary, Ann, Susanna, Jacob, John, Rebecca

There is a baptism at North Nibley of Rebecca the daughter of Daniel and Sarah Fisher on 8th July 1793.

There is also a marriage of William Perrett and Rebecca Fisher at Bedminster on 14th February 1814. Banns were called and both were resident in the parish.

Certainly William Perrett married Rebecca some time before 1814 because Esther or Hester (Baptismal Register) Perrett was born on 26th September 1814 and baptised at the Rowland Hill Tabernacle at Wotton-under-Edge on 10th November 1814.

William and Rebecca had at least eleven children. and some of the children were baptised at Rowland Hill’s Tabernacle Church at Wotton-under-Edge and at The Old Town Meeting at Wotton.

The 1841 Census return for Break Hart Hill lists as living close by Rebecca’s mother-in-law, Susannah Perrett, aged seventy and also a Susannah Perrett, aged thirteen years. William was forty-eight years old and Rebecca forty-seven. Their children staying at home that night included Adam, aged twenty-five; Abraham, aged twenty-one; Isaac, aged nineteen, Jacob, aged ten and John aged eight years.

Their son Jacob was buried aged seventeen years, on 26th January 1847 and his grandmother and both of his parents followed him to the grave.

On 10th April 1847 William Perrett II died at Break Hart Hill, North Nibley, of Consumption, aged only fifty-five years. He was described as a Farmer and his son, Abraham, was present at the time of death. He was buried on 14th April.

His widow, Rebecca died ‘In the night between the eleventh and twelfth of December 1847 at North Nibley’. She was described on her death certificate as a fifty-four-year-old Widow. The cause of her death was given – ‘She drowned herself in tub – being of unsound mind’. Edward Page, Registrar, registered the death on 27th June 1848 and the informant was John G. Ball, Coroner of Stroud.

Rebecca was buried at North Nibley on 15th December 1847, aged fifty-four years.

Tythe Map for North Nibley (from Vera Conoley – date not given):

Land owned by David Perrett, Executor of the late Abraham Perrett, Occupier Rebecca Perrett – park, orchard, garden house and garden, woodland scratch.


 

 

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