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Stephen Sprules/Ann Davis.

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GHeather

GHeather Report 2 Apr 2013 23:08

Stephen Sprules born abt 1807 in Wiltshire, may have died abt 1882, he married Ann Davis she was born abt 1816 also in Wiltshire, they are in my family tree. Trying to find the parents of Stephen, and Ann ? Help please.

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 2 Apr 2013 23:13

Name: Esther Sprules
Gender: Female
Christening Date: 19 Nov 1843
Christening Place: OVERTON,WILTSHIRE,ENGLAND
Birth Date:
Birthplace:
Death Date: 15 May 1848
Name Note:
Race:
Father's Name: Stephen Sprules
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name: Ann
Mother's Birthplace:
Mother's Age:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C02023-2
System Origin: England-ODM
GS Film number: 950268

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 2 Apr 2013 23:14

Name: William Sprules
Gender: Male
Christening Date: 22 May 1836
Christening Place: OVERTON,WILTSHIRE,ENGLAND
Birth Date:
Birthplace:
Death Date: 26 Jul 1837
Name Note:
Race:
Father's Name: Stephen Sprules
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name: Ann
Mother's Birthplace:
Mother's Age:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C02023-2
System Origin: England-ODM
GS Film number: 950268

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 2 Apr 2013 23:14

Name: Matilda Sprules
Gender: Female
Christening Date: 02 May 1841
Christening Place: OVERTON,WILTSHIRE,ENGLAND
Birth Date:
Birthplace:
Death Date:
Name Note:
Race:
Father's Name: Stephen Sprules
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name: Ann
Mother's Birthplace:
Mother's Age:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C02023-2
System Origin: England-ODM
GS Film number: 950268
Reference ID:

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 2 Apr 2013 23:15

Name: John Sprules
Gender: Male
Christening Date: 08 Jul 1838
Christening Place: OVERTON,WILTSHIRE,ENGLAND
Birth Date:
Birthplace:
Death Date:
Name Note:
Race:
Father's Name: Stephen Sprules
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name: Ann
Mother's Birthplace:
Mother's Age:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C02023-2
System Origin: England-ODM
GS Film number: 950268

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 2 Apr 2013 23:16

Stephen Sprules, "England, Marriages, 1538–1973

Name: Stephen Sprules
Birth Date:
Birthplace:
Age:
Spouse's Name: Ann Davis
Spouse's Birth Date:
Spouse's Birthplace:
Spouse's Age:
Event Date: 22 Oct 1833
Event Place: Overton,Wiltshire,England
Father's Name:
Mother's Name:
Spouse's Father's Name:
Spouse's Mother's Name:
Race:
Marital Status:
Previous Wife's Name:
Spouse's Race:
Spouse's Marital Status:
Spouse's Previous Husband's Name:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02023-1
System Origin: England-ODM
GS Film number: 942.316O1 V26O, 950268

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 2 Apr 2013 23:17

Stephen Sprules
England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
spouse:Ann
child:Elizabeth Sprules


Stephen Sprules
England, Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
spouse:Ann
child:George Sprules

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 2 Apr 2013 23:18

Stephen Sprules, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

Name: Stephen Sprules
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Birthplace: Overton, Wiltshire
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Schedule Type: Household

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 2 Apr 2013 23:29

so many Ann Davis's born around that year in Wiltsire :-(

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 2 Apr 2013 23:30

bingo

Name: Mary Anne Davis
Gender: Female
Christening Date: 01 Sep 1816
Christening Place: OVERTON,WILTSHIRE,ENGLAND
Birth Date:
Birthplace:
Death Date:
Name Note:
Race:
Father's Name: William Davis
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name: Elizabeth
Mother's Birthplace:
Mother's Age:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C02023-2
System Origin: England-ODM
GS Film number: 950268

GHeather

GHeather Report 2 Apr 2013 23:53

WOW!!! Find things out so quick on here... amazing, really is! Thanks very very much!
:-D

GHeather

GHeather Report 2 Apr 2013 23:57

Not easy trying to find the parents going that far back...

GHeather

GHeather Report 2 Apr 2013 23:59

Thanks AnnC for being helpful, nice of you to post this info for me. <3

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 3 Apr 2013 00:25

interesting website this - you should read it


John Sprules

John Sprules was born in Marlborough, Wiltshire, in 1860, the son of James Sprules and his wife Mary Ann née Waite. James was an agricultural labourer and he and Mary Ann had at least four children, Hester born about 1851, Gilbert born about 1854, Sidney born about 1856 and John born in 1860. In 1861 the Sprules family were living at West Overton, Wiltshire, and by 1871 John was working as a plough-boy. However, James Sprules died in 1872 and by 1881 the Sprules family had moved to Rainscombe, Wiltshire, where John was working as an agricultural labourer.


John Sprules married Louisa Catherine Abert in Hungerford, in 1890 and they did not have a family. By 1891 the couple had left Wiltshire and were living at the Keeper’s Cottage, Priory Park, Tandridge, John working as a game keeper, they were still there in 1901 but by 1911 had moved to a property off Woodcock Hill in Felbridge, John Sprules recorded as the tenant of Wards Farm. In 1904 John was recorded as the licensee of the Star Inn [for further information see Handout, Eating and Drinking Establishments of Felbridge, Pt. II JIC/SJC 03/08] so they must have moved to Felbridge sometime between 1901 and 1904.


John Sprules and his wife eventually moved into one of the stone cottages, remaining there until about 1915, before moving back to Hungerford where he died at the age of fifty-seven in 1917. Louisa lived on till 1939 when she died at the age of eighty-six at Kingsclere, Hampshire.

Stone Cottage » Felbridge & District History Group - Local ...
In 1861 the Sprules family were living at West Overton, Wiltshire, and by 1871 John was ... to Jamaica and Rev. George Bourne (Stephen’s cousin) who was born in Wiltshire ...
www.felbridge.org.uk/index.php?p=2_108 - Cached

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 3 Apr 2013 00:28

a pleasure - all from the free Mormon site - www.familysearch.org

Kucinta

Kucinta Report 3 Apr 2013 01:25

A possibility for Stephen's baptism?

Day: 19
Month: Jul
Year: 1807
Forenames: Stephen<<<
Surname: Sprules<<<
Fathers forenames:
Occupation:
Mothers forenames: Elizabeth<<<
Birth day:
Birth month:
Birth year:
Abode:
Place: Overton & Fyfield<<<<<
Description:
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Notes: base born ; alias HAINS<<<<<<
Record source: Wiltshire Baptisms (pre-1852)

Kucinta

Kucinta Report 3 Apr 2013 01:48

An alternative baptism for Ann Davis.

I'm posting it because of her age and birthplace as given in census 1851, also below: As Ann C says, Ann Davis is a common name.


Name: Ann Davis
Gender: Female
Christening Date: 1813<<<<<<
Christening Place: BROAD-HINTON, WILTSHIRE, ENGLAND<<<<<<<
Birth Date:
Birthplace:
Death Date:
Name Note:
Race:
Father's Name: Frances Davis<<<<<<<<<<<<
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name: Hester<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
Mother's Birthplace:
Mother's Age:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C39127-5
System Origin: England-VR
GS Film number: 1239308
Reference ID: - 2:2WJ8K4F



CENSUS 1851:

Address: West Overton Tything, West Overton County: Wiltshire

SPRULES, Stephen Head Married M 44 1807 Ag Carter Overton, Wiltshire
SPRULES, Ann Wife Married F 38 1813 Broad Hinton, Wiltshire<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
SPRULES, William Son M 14 1837 Ag Carter Overton, Wiltshire
SPRULES, John Son M 12 1839 Ag Lab Overton, Wiltshire
SPRULES, Matilda Daughter Unmarried F 10 1841 Scholar Overton, Wiltshire
SPRULES, George Son M 5 1846 Scholar Overton, Wiltshire

EDIT: While Ann's details in the 1841 census were given as born Wiltshire c1816, remember that in the 1841 the age of over-fifteens was usually rounded down to the nearest 5 years, so someone born 1813 would have their age rounded down to 25, in the same way that husband Stephen has his age rounded down to 30, ie given as born c1811 Wiltshire.

I believe the information in the 1851 census is likely to be a more accurate reflection of their age and birthplace.

Census 1841:

Address: Overton, West Overton County: Wiltshire

SPRULES, Stephen M 30 1811 Wiltshire
SPRULES, Ann F 25 1816 Wiltshire
SPRULES, Elizabeth F 6 1835 Wiltshire
SPRULES, William M 5 1836 Wiltshire

Kucinta

Kucinta Report 3 Apr 2013 01:56

Marriage of Ann's parents?

Name: Francis Davis<<<<<<
Birth Date:
Birthplace:
Age:
Spouse's Name: Hester Weaving<<<<<<
Spouse's Birth Date:
Spouse's Birthplace:
Spouse's Age:
Event Date: 07 Feb 1811
Event Place: Broad-Hinton, Wiltshire, England<<<<<<
Father's Name:
Mother's Name:
Spouse's Father's Name:
Spouse's Mother's Name:
Race:
Marital Status:
Previous Wife's Name:
Spouse's Race:
Spouse's Marital Status:
Spouse's Previous Husband's Name:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M16083-1
System Origin: England-ODM
GS Film number: 1239308
Reference ID:

Kucinta

Kucinta Report 3 Apr 2013 01:58

A possible baptism for Francis Davis:

Name: Francis Davis
Gender: Male
Christening Date: 24 Oct 1784
Christening Place: Broad Hinton Parish, Wiltshire, England
Birth Date:
Birthplace:
Death Date:
Name Note:
Race:
Father's Name: Robert Davis
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name: Mary
Mother's Birthplace:
Mother's Age:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C15480-7
System Origin: England-EASy
GS Film number: 1279405
Reference ID: item 4

As Ann C has already pointed out , a very useful and free site.

https://familysearch.org/ :-)

Kucinta

Kucinta Report 3 Apr 2013 02:20

You're probably aware Stephen remarried:

Name: Stephen Sprales
Birth Date:
Birthplace:
Age:
Spouse's Name: Amelia Drew
Spouse's Birth Date:
Spouse's Birthplace:
Spouse's Age:
Event Date: 08 Feb 1862
Event Place: Overton,Wiltshire,England
Father's Name:

Census 1871:

Address: West Overton Street, Overton, West County: Wiltshire

SPRULES, Stephen Head M 63 1808 Wiltshire Overton Ag Lab
SPRULES, Amelia Wife F 63 1808 Wiltshire Overton a gen dom servant out of employ