btsarnia

A tribute to the life and work of Brian Torode

Pearce and Benell Families of Wotton-under-Edge

PEARCE FAMILY OF WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE

with thanks to Robert Haines 


 

 

Henry Pearce (1560c-1625)

Carpenter and later Clothier of Wortley, Wotton-under-Edge

 

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John Pearce (1588c-1640/1) and Margaret Williams (1590c-1618/9)

Carpenter of Wortley, Wotton-under-Edge

 

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Henry Pearce (1614-1665) and Elizabeth Rugge (1614-1650)

of Wotton-under-Edge

 

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Thomas Pearce (1646-1685) and Margaret Brush (1647/8-1700c)

of Wotton-under-Edge

 

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Robert Pearce (1672-1758) and Hannah Benell (1674/5-1744/5)

Broadweaver of Wotton-under-Edge

 

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Elizabeth Pearce (1708-1778) and Charles Brown I (1712-1790)

of Wotton-under-Edge

 

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Charles Brown II and Margaret Minett

 

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Catherine Brown and John Isaac

 

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Mary Isaac and James Shield

 

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Ann Shield and James Eley IV

 

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Ernest Edward Eley and Emily Yarnold

 

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Grace Margaret Eley and William Edward Terrett

 


This section is being revised 


ROBERT PEARCE, Great VII Grandfather of Richard Barton

Husband of Hannah Benell

Father of Elizabeth Brown

 

Also Father of William

 

Robert Pearce was baptised on 12th January 1672 at Wotton-under-Edge. His parents were Thomas and Margaret Pearce of Wotton-under-Edge. Robert married Hannah Benell (Beanell) at Wotton on 13th April 1699. They had at least two children, William who was baptised in 1713/4 and Elizabeth who was baptised in 1708 and married Charles Brown I.


HANNAH PEARCE, Great VII Grandmother of Richard Barton

 

Daughter of William Beanall

Wife of Robert Pearce

Mother of Elizabeth Brown

 

Also Mother of William

 

Hannah, daughter of William Beanall, was baptised at Wotton-under-Edge on 20th March 1674 at Wotton-under-Edge.

Her sister Parnill (?) was baptised on 26th January 1668

William son of William Beanell 16th March 1637

Joan wife of William Beanell Cloth. 19th December 1693

William Beanell, clothworker, buried 13th January 1708

Hannah Benell married Robert Pearce at Wotton-under-Edge on 13th April 1699. They had at least two children, William who was baptised in 1713/4 and Elizabeth who was baptised in 1708 and married Charles Brown I.


 

ELIZABETH BROWN, Great VI Grandmother of Richard Barton

 

Daughter of Robert Pearce and Hannah (nee Benell)

Wife of Charles Brown I

Mother of Charles Brown II

 

Also Mother of Robert, Mary, Thomas and John

 

Elizabeth Pearce was the daughter of Robert and Hannah Pearce of Wotton-under-Edge and she was baptised at the Parish Church there on 4th April 1708. She married

Charles Brown I, at Dursley on 9th March 1738/9. They were described as ‘foreigners’, i.e. not of Dursley, in the Marriage Register. By 17th February 1739/40 they were living in Wotton-under-Edge. Charles and Elizabeth had five children who were all baptised at Wotton-under-Edge between 1739 and 1744. These included Mary who died aged seven years in 1748

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Elizabeth died before her husband and there is a burial for her on 7th April 1778 at Wotton.

 

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



 

BENELL FAMILY OF WOTTON-UNDER-EDGE


 

 

William Benell and Mary Worlock (1605-)

of Wotton-under-Edge

 

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William Benell (1637-) and Joan Harden (1635-1693)

Clothworker of Wotton-under-Edge

 

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Hannah Benall (1674/5-1744/5) and Robert Pearce (1672/3-1758)

Broadweaver of Wotton-under-Edge

 

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Elizabeth Pearce (1708-1778) and Charles Brown I (1712-1790)

of Wotton-under-Edge

 

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Charles Brown II and Margaret Minett

 

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Catherine Brown and John Isaac

 

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Mary Isaac and James Shield

 

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Ann Shield and James Eley IV

 

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Ernest Edward Eley and Emily Yarnold

 

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Grace Margaret Eley and William Edward Terrett

 

 


 

This section is being revised


 

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

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