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Samuel John Doughty, Oswestry, Shropshire

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Ben Report 23 Apr 2014 14:56

I am looking for more information about Samuel John Doughty. He was born in Oswestry on March 2nd 1825, baptised 9th April 1825, prees green primitive Methodist church. His father was William doughty (1799-1863) the preacher who was imprisoned in Oswestry for preaching for the primitive Methodist church, his mother was Frances Franklin (1802-1874). The couple had two other sons, William doughty, (1827 -1841) and Joseph doughty (1827-1851) and a daughter Frances Doughty (1834-1902)

I can find Frances in 1841 living at willow street, Oswestry in 1841 census with daughter Frances and son Joseph but I cannot find “Samuel john doughty, who would have been in his 20s when he moved out so I am guessing might have a home of his own. (The father William doughty was in Elsmere where he did alot of preaching in 1841 listed a s a grocer)

Any help would be gratefully appreciated.

Thank you for your time

Ben Davis


Maddie Report 23 Apr 2014 15:13

bit of a long shot

First Name SAMUEL
Year 1862
Event Quarter 2
Year Of Birth -
District MADELEY
County Shropshire
Country England
Volume 6A
Page 371
Line Number 1
Record set England & Wales deaths 1837-2007
Category Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
Record collection Deaths & burials
Collections from Great Britain


Reggie Report 23 Apr 2014 15:21

Have you verified that he would actually have been alive in 1841?

...................................when he would have been 16,

Mike *

Mike * Report 23 Apr 2014 16:21

Is this him ?


John Samuel Doughty
Estimated birth year:abt 1825


Spouse's Name:E Doughty :
Where born:Boorley, Shropshire, England
Civil Parish:Bilston

John Samuel Doughty 26
E Doughty 19 - wife
John Meathwall 17 - servant


Ben Report 23 Apr 2014 16:26

i dnt think it is as i have had a look on the maps and its quite a way from oswestry

Mike *

Mike * Report 23 Apr 2014 16:33

Brother William ? Looks to be working on a farm


Wm Doughty
Estimated birth year:abt 1827
Where born:Shropshire, England

Civil Parish:Wellington
Hundred:South Bradford (Wellington Division)