0061…Genealogy Miscellany

owlHISTORY OF STOKE GIFFORD
Edited by Adrian Kerton

Genealogy Miscellany

Parish register of St. Michael, Stoke Gifford starts in 1556

5 Jun 1760 Samuel GAY Married Ann DYER Stoke Gifford

Ann DENT Married John Collett, a labourer at Siddington Gloucestershir cir 1836 born cir 1815, Stoke Gifford Gloucestershire England.

John, Knight Married Isabelle Dennis (or Dennys)

28 June in the 37th year of Henry VIII, Elizabeth Dyer

Marriage licence bond

Henry Bolsiah ( Belshire ? ) of Bitton, victualler 18th December 1733
Bondsman Lewis Long of St Philip and St Jacob, house carpenter

1542 Elizabeth De_Berkeley: Born about 1542

Born 18 SEP 1748 John Werrett, 1748 – 1834

9 NOV 1745 Joseph Werrett Born 1745 – 1829

31 JAN 1755 Hester Millett Died ~1726 – 1755

1 MAR 1764 Isaac Millett Married Gate, Mary ~1732 – 1765

Albert Dowding Baptised on 20th August 1865

Thomas William Dowding Born 14th July 1865 Baptised on 20th August 1865

William ATKINSON Born 672 William ATKINSON Born 1651 child of William

Thomas Robbins Born ~ 1851

The following were enumerated in Gloucestershire, England during the 1851 Census:

DENT ALICE Stoke Gifford, Gloucestershire

RICHARDS SARAH Stoke Gifford, Gloucestershire Miscellaneous Items1669 Thomas Vidler yeoman of Cromhall Gloucestershire married at St Augustine Cathedral or St James to Ann Dimery of Cromhall bondsmen Richard Lawford yeoman of Stoke Gifford and John Woodman yeoman of Stoke Gifford.

George STEVENS. Born 14 Oct 1792 in Bath, St. James, Somerset Co., England.
Occupation Farm Labourer. Info living at High Nash, Coleford Parish, GLO in 1851. He married Mary Anne READ, 6 Feb 1826 in Bishops Fonthill, Wiltshire Co. Eng. Born 1807 in Whitechurch, Hereford Co. England.

They had the following children: i. Eliza STEVENS ii. Harriet STEVENS; Born 1829 in Stoke Gifford, Gloucester Co. Eng. Christen 28 Aug 1829. Hannah More was born in the village of Fishponds in Gloucestershire (now a suburb of Bristol) the fourth of five daughters of a schoolmaster, Jacob More, and his wife, Mary Grace More, the daughter of a farmer in the neighbouring village of Stoke Gifford.

William Criddle resided on 25 Oct 1904 in Stoke Gifford, Gloucester (after 1974 Avon), England.
He died on 25 Oct 1904 in Stoke Gifford (prob), Gloucester, England. He had his/her will proved on 28 Dec 1904 in Bristol, Gloucester (after 1974 Avon), England.

John Lawford – born Stoke Gifford 1609, died 1688, married Elizabeth STRANGE (1611 – 1697) in 1663
Children: Mary, Ann, Elizabeth, Ann, John, Daniel, Mary & Elizabeth Born between 1639 and 1654.

Stoke Gifford – St Michael Source: FHL Number 1596175

Dates: 1678-1869 British Vital Records Baptisms – all

1710 Apr 19 Mary of Moses STRANGE

1830 Nov 14 Edward of Thomas STRANGE and Harriet

1833 May 12 Elizabeth of Thomas STRANGE and Harriet

1835 Nov 01 Harriett of Thomas STRANGE and Harriet

1839 Apr 21 Emma of Thomas STRANGE and Harriet

1841 Nov 21 Thomas of Thomas STRANGE and Harriet

National Burial Index.

1851 May 14 Harriett STRANGE 46

Stephen Barnes c1840 Stephen was George’s youngest brother, and was also born in Mangotsfield in 1840. He married Mary Ann Hawkins in Stoke Gifford, just outside her parish, on 25th September 1865. Mary was born in the parish of Stapleton, Bristol. They had at least nine children. They were Thomas, who was born in 1867, Sarah in 1870, Emily in 1872, Stephen in 1873, Francis in 1875, Matilda in 1876, John in 1878, Samuel in 1879, and Alfred in 1880. During this time they were living in Lodge Causeway, Fishponds, which is in the parish of Stapleton, Bristol, and Stephen was a coal miner at the local colliery.

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2001 Samuel DENT married Sarah DAVIS and came to Australia 1860. He was born Winterbourne near Bristol 1835. Third of 10 children to John DENT and Ann STIFFaORD.

John DENT born Stoke Gifford 1804, 2nd of 9 children to John DENT and Sarah Iles. John Dent born 1777,Stoke Gifford, of 4 children to Samuel DENT and Hannah. Main recent family searching in Victoria, Australia.

1891 census Ystradyfodwg, Glamorgan, Wales Source

RG12/442? Pg 5 or 6 (both are down as separate page numbers)
22 Dumfries Street
John Galloway, Head, 41, Colliery Roadman, Scotland, English & Welsh speaker
Emma Galloway, Wife, 41, England, English speaker
William H Galloway, 18, coal miner, Glamorgan – Ystradyfodwg, English speaker
Archibald Galloway, 15, coal miner, Glamorgan – Ystradyfodwg, English speaker
Edith Galloway, 13, Glamorgan – Ystradyfodwg, English speaker
David Galloway, 6, coal miner, Glamorgan – Ystradyfodwg, English speaker
Harry Sykes, Cousin, 19, coalminer, England – Stoke Gifford (Gafford), English speaker

Henry Charles Fitzroy Somerset8th Duke of Beaufort, (son of Henry Somerset and Emily Frances Smith), born 1 Feb 1824, Paris, France, married 8 Jul 1845, in Hampton, Georgiana Charlotte Curzon-Howe, born 29 Sep 1825, (daughter of Richard William Penn Curzon-Howe and Harriet Mary Sturt) who died 14 May 1906, Stoke Park, Stapleton, near Bristol, buried 18 May 1906, Badminton. Henry died 30 Apr 1899, Stoke Gifford, buried 5 May 1899, Badminton. MP for East Gloucestershire 1846-53.

From a gravestone.
Edward Bawn, buried in 1796 at Stoke Gifford, near Bristol, is honoured simply as …an Honest Man and a good Neighbour

GEORGIANA GILLUM RODMAN was born in 1828 in Stoke Gifford, Bristol. She died in March 1919 in Chipping Sodbury

Mk0140a Alfred POWELL Head M 46 M Gardener Stoke Gifford GLS

1669 Thomas Vidler yeoman of Cromhall Gloucestershire married at St Augustine Cathedral or St James to Ann Dimery of Cromhall bondsmen Richard Lawford yeoman of Stoke Gifford and John Woodman yeoman of Stoke Gifford.

John, Knight of Stoke Gifford, m. Isabelle Dennis (or Dennys), daughter of William Dennys. John d. 28 June in the 37th year of Henry VIII. John had Mary (m. 1st Nicholas Walsh and 2nd William Herbert), Elizabeth (m. Henry Lygon of Upton St. Leonard) and Richard (John’s successor as Knight of Stoke Gifford, m. 1st Elizabeth Ann Reade of Melton and 2nd Elizabeth Jermy, daughter of Robert Jermy of Antingham).

1540. Thomas Throckmorton: born in 1538 in of Corse Court, Gloucestershire, England; married in 1538 in of Stoke Gifford, Gloucestershire, England; died on 31 Jan 1607.

Clevedon Civic Society Parish & Census Records 1869 Census
Name Address Position Marital Age Age Occupation Origination
Dent Mary St.A452 Pier Hotel Servant S – 19 General Servant Stoke Gifford

Some Selected Reports from the Gloucester Journal October 14th, 1782

TO be LET for a Term of Years at Lady Day next, or sooner, about 200 ACRES of LAND, in Kingswood, in the Parish of Stapleton, in the County of Glocester. – Any Person willing to treat for the Whole, or any Part thereof, may apply to Jonas Blandford, at, Stoke Gifford, near Stapleton, in the said County, who will shew the Premises and contract for the same.

BERKELEY Richard 1654 – 1671
Birth Abt 1654 Stoke Gifford, Gloucestershire,
Father BERKELEY Maurice, b. Abt 1604, Stoke Gifford, Gloucestershire, England
Mother TIPPINGE Mary, b. Bef 1606, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
Also Elizabeth, b. Bef 1632, Frampton Cotterel, Gloucester, England
Children 1. BERKELEY John Symes, b. 01 Feb 1662, Stoke Gifford, Gloucester, England

John Collett, christened 12 Apr 1811 in Siddington Gloucestershire England, occupation labourer. He married cir 1836, Mary Ann Dent, born cir 1815 in Stoke Gifford Gloucestershire England.

John Lawford – born Stoke Gifford 1609, died 1688, married Elizabeth STRANGE (1611 – 1697)
in 1663:Children: Mary, Ann, Elizabeth, Ann, John, Daniel, Mary & Elizabeth Born between 1639 and 1654.

Will 1599 VEELE, William – of Iron Acton, Gloucs, gentleman, 8 Apr 1595 [37 Eliz I] to the poor of Iron Acton and the poor of Almondsbury – each 40s.; to my boy William CAMPE – 40s., and to his brother Thomas CAMPE – 40s., when they are 21; to Thomas WEBBE (son of George WEBBE) – £10, at 21; to my godson William CREWE – 10s.; to my daughter Dorothie PLAYER (wife of Arthur PLAYER) – my bowle of silver, double gilt, which was sometimes Nicholas PHILPOTT’s; to my godson William SMETHE (son of my cousin Charitye HAYNES) – one heifer of the age of two years; to my godson William PLAYER (son of Arthur PLAYER and Dorothie my daughter) – my sorrel trotting colt that is at Compton; to my godson William DYER – one other heifer of two years; to my daughter Mary VEELE – £150 and lease estate in a parcel of ground called ;The Lea;, containing about 15 acres and a pasture now in the occupation of Thomas HOLLESTER of Tockington, at 21 or marriage; to my daughter Margaret – £150, one jug covered with silver and double-gilted andron bed, the furniture to be paid at 21 or marriage. If my wife shall die, I will and devise unto Margaret one yearlie annuity of £6,13s.,4d. out of my 3 tenements in Compton Greenfaeild, and Henbury, and assured to Mathew CREWE of Alderly and Thomas PERREY of Wootton-under-Edge, clothiers for jointure during her life; to my wife Hellen – one silver bowl partially gilt, half a dozen silver spoones that were Anthony WEBBEs, one salt with his cover (double gilt) and one other little trencher salt of silver with his cover (double gilt), one jug of stone covered with silver and double gilt, with the one half of all my household moveables and one half of my ploughstuff, also 20 kyne &c. Executor: my cousin Nicholas VEELE and devise unto him all the rest &c.

Overseers: John LARDGE of Stoke Gifford; my son-in-law Arthur PLAYER of Westerleigh, gentleman; my cousin Mathew CREWE of Alderley, clothier; and my cousin Thomas PERRY of Wootton-under-Edge, clothier. Testator signs. Witnesses: Wi: SWIFTE, Anthony SWIFTE, William DYER, William CAMPE. [Proved 20 Aug 1599 at London (PCC) by Alexander SERLE, n.p. PRO Ref: PROB 11/86]
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Samuel PREATER [Parents] was born in Stoke Gifford, Gloucestershire, England. He was christened on 30 Jan 1831 in Stoke Gifford, Gloucestershire, England. He died in 1899 in Stoke Gifford, Gloucestershire, England. He married Elizabeth SMITH.

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Elizabeth SMITH was born in 1835 in Fishponds, Gloucestershire, England. She died in 1881. She married Samuel PREATER.

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They had the following children:

F i Sarah PREATER was born in 1853 in Stoke Gifford, Gloucestershire, England. F ii Mary Hannah PREATER was born in 1855 in Stoke Gifford, Gloucestershire, England. [Notes] F iii Lucy Elizabeth PREATER was born in 1857 in Stoke Gifford, Gloucestershire, England. [Notes] F iv Frances Louisa PREATER was born in 1858 in Stoke Gifford, Gloucestershire, England. M v Phillip Richard PREATER was born in 1861 in Stoke Gifford, Gloucestershire, England. F vi Emma Jane PREATER was born in 1863 in Stoke Gifford, Gloucestershire, England. M vii Silas PREATER was born in 1867 in Stoke Gifford, Gloucestershire, England. He died in 1948. F viii Kate Maria PREATER was born in 1869 in Stoke Gifford, Gloucestershire, England. [Notes] F ix Eliza Lily PREATER was born in 1871 in Stoke Gifford, Gloucestershire, England. M x Frederick Charles PREATER was born in 1873 in Stoke Gifford, Gloucestershire, England. He died in 1949. M xi Phillip Richard M PREATER was born in 1878 in Stoke Gifford, Gloucestershire, England. He died in 1930. M xii Egbert Harry PREATER was born in 1881 in Stoke Gifford, Gloucestershire, England.

Edward BUOYCE was born in 1806 in Stoke Gifford, Gloucestershire, England. He married Sarah.

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Sarah was born in 1804 in Stoke Gifford, Gloucestershire, England. She married Edward BUOYCE.

They had the following children:

M i Thomas BUOYCE was born in 1829 in Stoke Gifford, Gloucestershire, England. M ii William BUOYCE was born in 1832 in Stoke Gifford, Gloucestershire, England. F iii Rebecca BUOYCE was born in 1840 in Stoke Gifford, Gloucestershire, England. F iv Lucy Elizabeth BUOYCE M v John BUOYCE was born in 1845 in Stoke Gifford, Gloucestershire, England. M vi Egbert James BUOYCE was born in 1847 in Stoke Gifford, Gloucestershire, England.

William BARTON [Parents] was born on 29 Dec 1874 in Stoke Gifford, Gloucestershire, England. He married Elizabeth LEWIS on 6 Feb 1897 in Barton Regis, Gloucestershire, England.

Montfort, Ellen Birth: ABT 1405 Stoke Gifford, Gloucester, England Gender: Female Parents: Father: Montfort, William de Mother: Peche, Margaret

Elizabeth Dennis Berkley [Parents] was born in 1540 in Stoke Gifford, Gloucestershire, , England. She died in Upton, St. Leonard, Gloucestershire, England. She married Henry Lygon. They had the following children: F i Elizabeth\Isabel Lygon

Samuel MONKS (1809-82), m. Frances STANLEY (1816-45) in 1833 Stoke Gifford, Bristol. Samuel married Sarah Ann HOARE in 1846

Werrett, John (1748 – 1834) – male
b. 18 SEP 1748 in Stoke Gifford, Gloucestershire, England
d. SEP 1834 in Yate, Gloucestershire, England
father: Wirat, Joseph (1712 – 1793)
mother: Unknown, Margaret (*1714 – 1755)
spouse: Orchard, Jane (1758 – 1841)
– m. 25 APR 1785 in Yate, Gloucestershire, England
———-child: Werrett, Margaret (1786 – 1848)
———-child: Werrett, Sarah (1787 – 1831)
———-child: Werrett, Richard (1790 – 1869)
———-child: Werrett, Mary (1792 – >1851)
———-child: Werrett, Jane (1794 – )
———-child: Werrett, Susannah (1796 – )
———-child: Werrett, Ann (1799 – <1802)
———-child: Werrett, Anne (1802 – )

LAWFORDS.
[516] Gent, of Co. Warwick, afterwards of Stoke Gifford, Gloucs, died at stoke Gifford 17 May.. will dated 9 May proved 1 Jun 1641 at Bristol.

[515] Churchwarden at Stoke Gifford 1645-46.
MI Stoke Gifford: Richard aged 59, death date obliterated but may be 1681.
In 1664 Richard Lawford was taxed with four hearths in the Wildemrarsh ward, Hereford. This would have been a substantial house in those days.

FIRST GENERATION
(1) Robert Lawford of co. Warwick, Gent., afterwards of Stoke Gifford, co. Gloucester. Born about 1581. Died 1641, buried at Stoke Gifford 17 May. Will dated 9 May, proved 1 June 1641 at Bristol. Married Dorothy, daughter of Thomas Neale of Berkeley, co. Gloucester, at Berkeley on 7 October 1605. Her will dated 12 November 1667, proved 4 February 1669 at Bristol. Had Issue: Thomas, John, Robert, Richard, William, Margaret, Grace (2)

SECOND GENERATION
(2d) Richard Lawford, son of Robert and Dorothy. Born about 1613 (IGI). Churchwarden at Stoke Gifford 1645-46. Died 23 ……… Buried at Stoke Gifford*. Memorial inscription there. Married Ann Williams at St Martin’s Hereford about 1652. She was born about 1630 and died 27 April 1710. Buried at Stoke Gifford*. Memorial inscription there. Had Issue: Richard (6)

 

Charles Limbrick, born in 1823 [“register at Stoke Gifford, Glos”] and died 1867;

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