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Hillary

Hillary Report 24 Apr 2013 07:02

This is indeed the right family, once again many thanks for all the help.
As soon as my sight is a little better will be able to research more :-)

Christina (Lancashire)

Christina (Lancashire) Report 6 Apr 2013 13:00

A possible baptism for Weden's grandmother Fanny. She gives her place of birth as Cutcombe on the 1851 census posted by Brummiejan on page 1.......


http://www.freereg.org.uk/



County Somerset
Place Cutcombe
Church St John
RegisterNumber
DateOfBirth
BaptismDate 09 May 1802
Forename Fanny
Sex -
FatherForename James
MotherForename Betty
FatherSurname WIDLAKE
MotherSurname
Abode
FatherOccupation
Notes
FileNumber 12390


If this is her, she appears to be the youngest of a very large family. Baptisms with the same parents names dating back to 1781.

Christina (Lancashire)

Christina (Lancashire) Report 6 Apr 2013 10:20

You're very welcome Hillary. :-)

Hillary

Hillary Report 6 Apr 2013 07:28

Hi everybody, Thank you so much for all your replies they have been more than helpful. I knew about the Wedllock/Wedlake connection but was unsure about the Widlake side of things. Also the spelling of Wedden varies a lot and he went on to be William Wedlake so it is quite confusing. My apologies for not replying sooner but am having eye treatment and my sight is not too good somedays. :-D

TessAkaBridgetTheFidget

TessAkaBridgetTheFidget Report 5 Apr 2013 11:25

Looking at West Somerset site (wsom.org.uk) Much (if not all) of this info has already been given.

Baptism of Wedden Popham Widlake 11th Jan 1856 Mother Mary Widlake (no fathers name) at St Dubricus Church Porlock (Mary was from Bossington)

Baptism of Mary Widlake 9th March 1834 Mother Fanny Widlake (a servant) no fathers name given at St Dubricus Church, Porlock

No baptism for Fanny found in this parish.

Marriage of Fanny Widlake to Francis Tame St. Dubricus, Porlock. 22nd Dec 1835.

Baptism of James Tame 4th Sept. 1836 , parents Fanny and Francis Tame, in St. D. Porlock.

Baptism of Ann and Henry Tame, parents Fanny and Francis 26th October 1839.

I.m off to check other parishes!

TessAkaBridgetTheFidget

TessAkaBridgetTheFidget Report 5 Apr 2013 00:29

Sorry, I haven't had time to check all the entries on this thread, so don't know if this site has already been mentioned.

www. wsom.org.uk

This site has a lot of Baptosms, Marriages and Burials for various parishes in West Somerset, including Porlock.

I have ancestors coming from East Quantoxhead and know that there are some POPHAM baptisms and marriages in that parish.

Loads of inf. all free. Even pictures of the various churches.


(I found site by doing a search for "East Quantoxhead")

Time I went to bed, and will busy for the next few days, so can't help further at the moment.

Christina (Lancashire)

Christina (Lancashire) Report 4 Apr 2013 23:40

Hillary's not opened her message yet. I hope the email didn't go to her spam folder.

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 2 Apr 2013 23:40

Ahh! I never noticed that Christina but I never remember to check that. I do hope that she finds all this helpful. :-D

Christina (Lancashire)

Christina (Lancashire) Report 2 Apr 2013 19:50

Just realised this is Hillary's first post.

I'll send a pm advising her how to find her thread.

Christina (Lancashire)

Christina (Lancashire) Report 2 Apr 2013 19:29

George's baptism, again from FreeREG..... http://www.freereg.org.uk


County Somerset
Place Minehead
Church St Michael
RegisterNumber 521
DateOfBirth
BaptismDate 02 Feb 1834
Forename George
Sex M
FatherForename Thomas
MotherForename Mary
FatherSurname DYER
MotherSurname
Abode
FatherOccupation Laborer
Notes
FileNumber 12428


All tying in very nicely rootgather, through you finding that marriage. :-)

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 2 Apr 2013 18:39

Oh, well done Christina! Looks like that tree on Ancestry is incorrect then. Happens so often that people just look on the census and don't research further and attach the wrong people to their trees!

Christina (Lancashire)

Christina (Lancashire) Report 2 Apr 2013 18:18

Here's Mary's marriage to George Dyer from FreeREG. Her father is Francis and his occupation fits with the 1841 census.


County Somerset
Place Minehead
Church St Michael
RegisterNumber
MarriageDate 24 Apr 1858
GroomForename George
GroomSurname DYER
GroomAge
GroomParish
GroomCondition
GroomOccupation
GroomAbode
BrideForename Mary
BrideSurname WEDLAKE
BrideAge
BrideParish
BrideCondition
BrideOccupation
BrideAbode
GroomFatherForename Thomas
GroomFatherSurname DYER
GroomFatherOccupation Labourer
BrideFatherForename Francis
BrideFatherSurname WEDLAKE
BrideFatherOccupation Labourer
WitnessOneForename
WitnessOneSurname
WitnessTwoForename
WitnessTwoSurname
Notes
FileNumber 12442

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 2 Apr 2013 17:13

1891

Name: George Dyer
Age: 57
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1834
Relation: Head
Spouse's Name: Mary Dyer
Gender: Male
Where born: Minehead, Somerset, England

Civil parish: Minehead
Ecclesiastical parish: Minehead
Town: Minehead
County/Island: Somerset
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Education:

Employment status: View image

Registration district: Williton
Sub-registration district: Minehead
ED, institution, or vessel: 1
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 1863
Folio: 5
Page Number: 3
Household Members: Name Age
George Dyer 57 Farm Labourer
Mary Dyer 57
Harry Dyer 25
Herbert Dyer 22
Eva Dyer 19
George Burnell 25
Frederick Parsons 24


Deaths Mar 1903 Dyer George 69 Williton 5c 187

Deaths Jun 1906 DYER Mary 72 Williton 5c 169



Now I'm wonderinf if that is the correct marriage for Mary as a tree on Ancestry has this.
Mary Wedlake

Birth abt 1834 in Porlock, Somerset, England
Death Living
Death Jun 1906 in Williton, Somerset, United Kingdom



Parents
Henry Wedlake 1806 – 1880
Elizabeth 1801 –



But the only "Sources" for her birth are census records and for her marriage to George Dyer just the refernce of the Freebmd index.


rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 2 Apr 2013 16:58

Liking the look of all this Christina!

I think we are on the right lines. I think his parents both went on to marry other people.

Christina (Lancashire)

Christina (Lancashire) Report 2 Apr 2013 16:49

Now I've seen that somewhere and she gives her father's name as Francis!


Edit: No time to look now...children to feed :-D

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 2 Apr 2013 16:46

Possible marriage for Mary.

Marriages Jun 1858

Dyer George Williton 5c 516 <<<<<<<<<<<
Morgan Sarah Williton 5c 516
Thorne John Williton 5c 516
Wedlake Mary Williton 5c 516 <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<


1861
Name: Mary Dyer
Age: 27
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1834
Relation: Wife
Spouse's Name: George Dyer
Gender: Female
Where born: Porlock, Somerset, England

Civil parish: Minehead
Ecclesiastical parish: Bath and Wells
County/Island: Somerset
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage: View image

Registration district: Williton
Sub-registration district: Minehead
ED, institution, or vessel: 2
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 125
Piece: 1601
Folio: 38
Page Number: 26
Household Members: Name Age
George Dyer 27
Mary Dyer 27
Elizabeth Ann Dyer 1




Christina (Lancashire)

Christina (Lancashire) Report 2 Apr 2013 16:43

Oops. I should have refreshed the page, rootgather. You'd already found her on the 1841 census. :-)

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 2 Apr 2013 16:41

Well found Christina. Certainly looks like he may have been the illigitimate son of Mary and Weedon Popham.

Christina (Lancashire)

Christina (Lancashire) Report 2 Apr 2013 16:39

Looks like Mary Wedlake/Tame was born in the same parish as Weden Popham.

From FreeCEN...... http://www.freecen.org.uk


1841 Census

Piece: HO107/936 Place: Carhampton -Somerset Enumeration District: 5
Civil Parish: Porlock Ecclesiastical Parish: Porlock
Folio: 14 Page: 20
Address: Bossington

Surname First name(s) Sex Age Occupation Where Born Remarks
TAME Francis M 35 Ag Lab Somerset
TAME Fanny F 35 Somerset
TAME Mary F 7 Somerset
TAME James M 4 Somerset
TAME Ann F 1 Somerset
TAME Henry M 1 Somerset

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 2 Apr 2013 16:39

Name: Weddon Popham
Probate Date: 17 Aug 1896
Death Date: 27 Jun 1896
Death Place: Taunton, Somerset, England
Registry: Taunton

Wedden Popham of Taunton retired licensed victualler died 27 June 1896. Probate to George Denham retired merchant. Effects £2,203. 15s. 6d.