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Margaret

Margaret Report 8 Jan 2013 21:29

Hi Marie, the George Shepherd you have above is my Great Grandfather, born in Parkham, Clovelly, only other detail I have about him is that he and Elizabeth married 27/06/1863, they ran a pub in Bideford which is on the 1871 census.
Kind regards, Margaret

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 8 Jan 2013 19:31

Margaret, can you give more info on George Shepherd snr so can check NY shipping lists?

EDIT - just posting that 1881 as a reference:

SHEPHERD, George Head Married M 41 1840 Coachman (Md) Parkham, Devon
SHEPHERD, Elizabeth Wife Married F 40 1841 Clovelly, Devon
SHEPHERD, George Son Single M 8 1873 Scholar New York

Piece: 701 Folio: 54 Page: 16
Registration District: Greenwich
Civil Parish: St Paul Deptford

Address: 7, Reginald Road, St Paul Deptford County: London, Kent

BeverleyW

BeverleyW Report 8 Jan 2013 19:22

name: George Sheppard
gender: Male
baptism/christening date:
baptism/christening place:
birth date: 31 Aug 1873
birthplace: Manhattan, New York, New York, USA
death date:
name note:
race:
father's name: George Sheppard
father's birthplace:
father's age:
mother's name: Jane Childs Sheppard
mother's birthplace:
mother's age:
indexing project (batch) number: C71501-4
system origin: New_York-ODM
source film number: 1322067

Margaret

Margaret Report 8 Jan 2013 15:21

Many thanks for all the info you supplied, some I did have, no idea why she was visiting Clovelly, George & Elizabeth Shepherd ran a pub in Bideford so she may have been working there. Have tried to find a death certificate for Jane either here or in New York but with no luck. I did wonder whether to research newspapers for Clovelly re George and Jane running off together?
Kind regards, Margaret

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 8 Jan 2013 15:01

I wonder why she was in Clovelly? Had a rummage for other Childs in the area and found these two, absolutely no idea if connected!

1881 England Census
Name: Henry Childs
Age: 27
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1854
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Susan Childs
Gender: Male
Where born: Chelsea, Middlesex, England

Civil parish: Clovelly
County/Island: Devon
Country: England

Street Address: Coast Guard House
Condition as to marriage: Married
Education:

Occupation: Coast Guard R N

Registration district: Bideford
Sub-registration district: Hartland

Henry Childs 27
Susan Childs 21 born Lambeth

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 8 Jan 2013 14:47

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1851 England Census
Name: Jane Childs
Age: 3
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1848
Relation: Visitor
Gender: F (Female)
Where born: London, England

Civil parish: South Benfleet
County/Island: Essex
Country: England

Registration district: Rochford
Sub-registration district: Rayleigh
ED, institution, or vessel: 8
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 41
Piece: 1777
Folio: 160
Page Number: 11
Household Members:
Name Age
James Martin 42
Sarah Martin 36
Melia Martin 5
Jane Childs 3

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 8 Jan 2013 14:45

Says London not Lambeth:

1871 England Census

Name: Jane Childs
Age: 22
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1849
Relation: Visitor
Gender: Female
Where born: London, England
Civil parish: Clovelly
County/Island: Devon
Country: England
Registration district: Bideford
Sub-registration district: Hartland
ED, institution, or vessel: 8

Name Age
John Eddy 32
Samuel Eddy 37
Margrett Jeffery 39
William Jeffery 7
Anne Jeffery 3
Margerase Jaffarge 14
Jane Childs 22

brummiejan

brummiejan Report 8 Jan 2013 14:41


1851 England Census

Name: Jane Childs
Age: 2
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1849
Relation: Daughter
Father's Name: John Childs
Mother's Name: Emma Childs
Gender: F (Female)
Where born: Lambeth, Surrey, England

Registration district: Lambeth
Sub-registration district: Lambeth Church First
embers:
Name Age
John Childs 42
Emma Childs 29
Emma Childs 3
Jane Childs 2


brummiejan

brummiejan Report 8 Jan 2013 14:41


1861 England Census

Name: Jane Childs
Age: 12
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1849
Relation: Daughter
Father's Name: John Childs
Mother's Name: Emma Childs
Gender: Female
Where born: Lambeth, Surrey, England

Civil parish: Lambeth
Ecclesiastical parish: Lambeth St Mary
County/Island: Surrey
Country: England

Registration district: Lambeth
Sub-registration district: Lambeth Church First

John Childs 54
Emma Childs 41
Emma Childs 13
Jane Childs 12
Sarah Childs 5
Richard Childs 3

safc

safc Report 8 Jan 2013 14:29

????

name: Jane Childs
gender: Female
baptism/christening date: 11 Feb 1849
baptism/christening place: St. Mary's, Lambeth, Surrey, England
birth date:
birthplace:
death date:
name note:
race:
father's name: John Childs
father's birthplace:
father's age:
mother's name: Emma
mother's birthplace:
mother's age:
indexing project (batch) number: I01672-4
system origin: England-EASy
source film number: 1041632
reference number: item 2 p 56

Margaret

Margaret Report 8 Jan 2013 14:27

Can anyone help with finding a person by the name of Jane Childs, born Lambeth 1849. On the1871 census she is down as a visitor to the Eddy household in Clovelly, she went off with my Great Grandfather (George Shepherd)who was married to Elizabeth Eddy. I have a birth certificate stating Jane childs and George Shepherd (Sheppard) being the birth parents of George Shephard Jnr DOB 31/08/1873, born in New York. I know that George Shepherd Snr returned to England with George Shepherd Jnr by 1881 as they are on that census living with Elizabeth Shepherd (Eddy) in Deptford, and George jnr is down as being born in New York. However I can find no trace of any of them on shipping lists, and no trace of Jane Childs (Sheppard) at all. Would be grateful of any help.