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Trying to find Pollard

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MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 10 Jun 2013 21:52

From the newspapers:

Publication:London Standard
Publication date:Saturday 19 January 1861

Deaths

POLLARD.— On the 14th inst, at Crescent House, Brompton, in the 78th year of her age, Frances, the beloved wife of Robert Blemell Pollard, Esq, late of Blemell House Brompton.
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Publication:Herts Guardian, Agricultural Journal, and General Advertiser
Publication date:Saturday 23 January 1864

Deaths

On the 10th inst., Robert Blemell Pollard, Esq, late of Blemell House, Brompton, in his 81st year, deeply regretted.
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RBP is also mentioned briefly in several articles when a day boarder at his school died of natural causes in 1840.

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 10 Jun 2013 22:03

Looks like the chap who died 1764, who's will index I posted, was in the clergy:

Parish Record Collection - Burial Record

Burial Day: 14
Burial Month: Jun
Burial Year: 1764
Forename(s): Blemell
Surname: Pollard
Age:
Abode:
Occupation: Rev: Rector Otp
Notes:
Dedication:
Place: Shadoxhurst
County: Kent
Record Source: Shadoxhurst burials 1562-1906
Record source: Kent Burials
Data provider: Kent Family History Society

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 10 Jun 2013 22:11

Could this be the marriage for the parents of the RBP baptised in October 1752?

Parish Record Collection - Marriage Record

License date: 16 Jun 1752
License date year: 1752
Bride's last name: TURNER
Bride's first name: Mary
Dual date: 16 Jun 1752
Groom's last name: POLLARD
Groom's first name: Blemell
Record source: Faculty Office Marriage Licence Allegations 1701-1850
Data provider: Society of Genealogists

If so, they cut it a bit fine, him being clergy too!

Shame there's no location given.

This must be right, though, as the grandfather of RBP born 1752 was named as Turner on the 1764 will.

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 10 Jun 2013 22:20

Here's an RBP who was a master of a hospital

http://www.oldbaileyonline.org/browse.jsp?id=t18180617-181-person1486&div=t18180617-181&terms=blemell#highlight
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Scroll down to the list of rectors on this:

http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=63413
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There was a Blemell Pollard a curate in 1736:

http://www.ebooksread.com/authors-eng/kent-archaeological-society/archaeologia-cantiana-volume-v-2-tne/page-12-archaeologia-cantiana-volume-v-2-tne.shtml


MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 10 Jun 2013 22:28

Maybe I was wrong when I said we'd exhausted the parish records for Blemell Pollards!

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 10 Jun 2013 22:37

And there's more .....

Blemell Pollard (Rector) in entry for Mary Pollard, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"

Name: Mary Pollard
Gender: Female
Burial Date:
Burial Place:
Death Date: 22 Jan 1762
Death Place: Shadoxhurst, Kent, England
Age:
Birth Date:
Birthplace:
Occupation:
Race:
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Blemell Pollard (Rector)
Father's Name:
Father's Birthplace:
Mother's Name:
Mother's Birthplace:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I05426-9
System Origin: England-EASy
GS Film number: 1737007
Reference ID:

Citing this Record
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/J8L1-SQ3

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 10 Jun 2013 22:39

Can't verify if this is a direct line

Blemell Pollard, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

Name: Blemell Pollard
Gender: Male
Christening Date: 14 Oct 1709
Christening Place: Fen Stanton, Huntingdon, England
Birth Date:
Birthplace:
Death Date:
Name Note:
Race:
Father's Name: William Pollard
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name:
Mother's Birthplace:
Mother's Age:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C16858-2
System Origin: England-EASy
GS Film number: 1040984
Reference ID: item 10

Citing this Record
https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NBNN-BM6

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 10 Jun 2013 22:47

Again, I can't verify if this is the correct Frances who was the mother of Charles Frederick et al

Parish Record Collection - Baptism Record

Baptism Day: 7
Baptism Month: Dec
Baptism Year: 1781
Forename(s): Frances
Surname: Crispe
Relationship: Daughter of
Father's Forename: John
Mother's Forename: Elizabeth
Mother's Surname:
Birth Day:
Birth Month:
Birth Year:
Abode:
Parents's Occupation:
Notes: Twin <<
Dedication:
Place: Sutton Valence
County: Kent
Record Source: Sutton Valence baptisms 1576-1889
Kent FHS Ref: 2638
Record source: Kent Baptisms
Data provider: Kent Family History Society
Transcriptions © Kent Family History Society

irene

irene Report 11 Jun 2013 04:23

Yes this is correct Frances nee Crispe was Mother of Charles Frederick Pollard is there any way we can find out more of Jane Pollard nee Emans I see they lived at 326 Strand tnx so much Irene :-) :-) :-)

MarieCeleste

MarieCeleste Report 11 Jun 2013 08:11

Irene - what do you mean by "find out more" of Jane? Apart from the birth, marriage, census and death I don't know what else there is to find?

Before I start looking for stuff about her side of the family what do you already have?

irene

irene Report 11 Jun 2013 11:03

Marie Celeste thank you for your reply yes I think you are right there is no more to find out I think all I really want its a photo of her but realise that is out of the question and due to you and Reggie I think my tree is almost complete maybe a Emans or Pollard relation will contact me. I have been in contact with Tess who started the research. Irene Pollard re Jane Pollard nee Emans. We exchanged some photos of Sydney Ratcliffe Pollard and Alice and my Father Richard Lister Pollard and her Grandfather Hilary Pollard Have a good day. :-) :-)

irene

irene Report 17 Jun 2013 02:37

Marie Cleste thanks for this info yes I see Jane s father was at the wedding of Charles Frederick Parents interesting so so amazing the English records. so appreciate all your work Irene Howard Re Jane Pollard nee Emans

Reggie

Reggie Report 11 Aug 2013 08:31

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/boards/board/living_relatives/thread/1329613