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Cooper Family

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ElizabethK Report 4 Aug 2013 12:28

Hi Michelle

I think you need to wait for the certificates to make sure you are following the correct Cooper line !

The Samuel who married Patricia Smith gives his father as Matthias as does Vandelow who married Patricia's sister Amy.

Matthias managed to elude the census takers until 1871 which does not help !

The trees on Ancestry need to be taken with caution as they seem to be copying and an error on one is on others,namely Eliza Lee as Matthias' wife,she is born in 1760-1863 which would make her 83 when Samuel was born :-S

I found these other baptisms which I think are Matthias and Eliza but sometimes entered as Matthew and Elizabeth

07 Mar 1830-John Walton on the Hill Sy
09 Sep 1832-Mary Banstead Sy
21 Aug 1834-Louisa Banstead Sy
01 Sep 1837-Francis Cobham Sy
07 Nov 1841-Matthew Banstead Sy
18 Apr 1844-Eliza Banstead Sy
25 Jun 1854-Vandelow West Molesey Sy
29 Jun 1856-Perron West Molesey Sy
23 May 1858-Oliver West Molesey
24 Apr 1860-Alfred St Martin Epsom Sy ) gypsys staying
24 Apr 1860-Job St Martin Epsom Sy ) on Epsom Common


Reggie Report 23 Aug 2013 09:06

You wrote at one stage................

..all of their children on various census' are listed as scholars.........doesn't tie up with being a hawker ???!

'scholar' means a child who is attending school


Reggie Report 23 Aug 2013 09:32