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John Sulway/Selway b. 1825-1830 Clutton

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Unknown Report 3 Aug 2013 18:19

Please can anyone help with the above person. This is my 3x grandfather and I have been unable to find his birth in Clutton. I have his marriage certificate his father is James. He married Martha Thomas in Trevethine in 1854. They had 5 children James 1859, George 1860, Esther 1865, William 1868 and Amos 1870. Anything at the moment will be appreciated.

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 3 Aug 2013 18:31

For ref.

Marriages Mar 1854

POWELL Rachel Pontypool 11a 163
Solway John Pontypool 11a 163
Thomas Martha Pontypool 11a 163
WILLIAMS David Pontypool 11a 163



1881

Name: John Selway
Age: 63
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1818
Relationship to Head: Head
Spouse: Martha Selway
Gender: Male
Where born: Shepton Mallett, Somerset, England

Civil Parish: Wells St Cuthbert
County/Island: Somerset
Country: England

Street Address: 25 Chamberlain St
Marital Status: Married
Education:

Employment status:

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Occupation: Turner (Wood)

Registration District: Wells
Sub-registration District: Wells
ED, institution, or vessel: 13
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 2410
Folio: 30
Page Number: 11
Household Members:
Name Age
John Selway 63
Martha Selway 49
Florence Gane 16


1851

Name: John Selway
Age: 26
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1825
Relation: Head
Gender: M (Male)
Where born: Shepton Mallet, Somerset, England

Civil Parish: Stoke Lane
County/Island: Somerset
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage:

Disability:

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Registration District: Shepton Mallet
Sub-registration District: Stoke Lane
ED, institution, or vessel: 6a
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Schedule Number: 1
Piece: 1933
Folio: 90
Page Number: 1
Household Members:
Name Age
John Selway 26
Ann Selway 39

rootgatherer

rootgatherer Report 3 Aug 2013 18:34

1841

Name: John Pelway
[John Selway]
Age: 15
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1826
Gender: Male
Where born: Somerset, England

Civil Parish: Shepton Mallet
Hundred: Whitstone
County/Island: Somerset
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

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Registration District: Shepton Mallet
Sub-registration District: Shepton Mallet
Neighbors: View others on page
Piece: 963
Book: 13
Folio: 25
Page Number: 14
Household Members:
Name Age
James Pelway 20
Richard Pelway 15
John Pelway 15



Do you have an occupation for him and his father from the marriage certificate please?

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 3 Aug 2013 18:53

As civil registration didn't start until 1837, you are reliant on PR.

Freereg.org.uk have a number of Selway baps for Shepton Mallet, but all with the father as John.

There is one if you think if possible? West Pennard is about 6 miles away

County Somerset
Place West Pennard
Church St Nicholas
RegisterNumber 544
DateOfBirth
BaptismDate 08 May 1831
Forename John
Sex M
FatherForename James
MotherForename Mary
FatherSurname SELWAY
MotherSurname
Abode
FatherOccupation Labourer
Notes
FileNumber 12054

Unknown

Unknown Report 3 Aug 2013 19:24

Thank you both for your input. John,s father James was a collier. The marriage is Martha Thomas 19th March 1854, Trevethine, Monmouthshire. John was also a collier on the marriage certificate. I have checked Somerset PR,s online and there is a gap from 1812 to the late 1800,s for Clutton for some reason. I did find a baptism for James 1806 it,s just to fill that missing gap to John. I know there was an influx of miners into Pontypool as most of my fore fathers were miners at the local "pits".