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william fearon born in dean between 1809 and 1811

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mich Report 14 Jul 2020 18:06

I can,t find a record of williams birth only details of him in the census 1841 onwards therefore i am struggling to find out who his parents were ?


ErikaH Report 14 Jul 2020 19:22

‘Dean’ where, please?

You can’t get birth info before July 1837

Have you tried looking for a baptism on any of the genealogy sites?


mich Report 14 Jul 2020 19:42

Dean, cumberland, yeah i,ve looked for him on other sites but info is pretty much the same he is in the 1841 census onwards with his family, I am finding birth info for other ancestors back into the 1700,s making it easier to find parents but have hit a brick wall with william fearon as to who his parents were.


malyon Report 14 Jul 2020 21:41

William Fearon
England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
William Fearon
Event Type:
Event Date:
9 Jun 1811
Event Place:
Dearham, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom
Event Place (Original):
Dearham, Cumberland, England
Father's Name:
George Fearon
Mother's Name:


malyon Report 14 Jul 2020 21:44

William Fearon
England and Wales Census, 1851
William Fearon
Event Type:
Event Date:
Event Place:
Dean, Cumberland, England
Registration District:
Marital Status:
Ag Lab
Birth Year (Estimated):
Dean, Cumberland
Relationship to Head of Household:
Page Number:
Registration Number:
2435 / 303
Affiliate Record Type:
Affiliate Image Identifier:
Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
William Fearon Head Male 40 Dean, Cumberland
Ann Fearon Wife Female 40 Uldale, Cumberland
Ann Fearon Daughter Female 15 Dean, Cumberland
Mary Fearon Daughter Female 14 Dean, Cumberland
Henry Fearon Son Male 9 Dean, Cumberland
Richard Fearon Son Male 6 Dean, Cumberland
Margaret Fearon Daughter Female 4 Dean, Cumberland


mich Report 14 Jul 2020 22:01

thanks :-D


safc Report 14 Jul 2020 22:18

Baptism entry While we have made all efforts to correctly record the information in the original document there may be different interpretations of the written words. If you have access to the original document and believe we have made a mistake you are encouraged to report this to us. Report an Error in this Data Field
(only fields with a value are shown) Value
County Cumberland
Place (Links to more information) Lamplugh
Church name (Links to more information) St Michael and All Angels
Baptism date 16 Feb 1812
Person forename William
Person sex M
Father forename John
Mother forename Eleanor
Father surname FEARON
Person abode Kelton Mill
Transcribed by John Houliston
File line number 581

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 14 Jul 2020 22:25

Do you have a record of his marriage?

Do witness names help?

What about naming patterns... what was the name of his eldest son?
Although not necessarily accurate, at those times in rural locations, this can be a guide to parents, which can then be investigated by looking for records.

Did he by chance have a later marriage, during registration times?
I found a father and subsequent baptism for one of my ancestors born 1807, when she remarried as a widow.

Have you investigated FEARON Wills, which might mention ' My son, William.....' ?


ArgyllGran Report 14 Jul 2020 22:42

This is probably the William who was baptised in Dearham (posted by Malyon):

William Fearon
England and Wales Census, 1841
Name: William Fearon
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1841
Event Place: Dearham, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom
Event Place (Original): Dearham, Cumberland, England
County: Cumberland
Parish: Dearham
Registration District: Cockermouth
Residence Note: Dearham Mill
Gender: Male
Age: 30
Age (Original): 30
Birth Year (Estimated): 1807-1811
Birthplace: Cumberland
Page Number: 13
Registration Number: HO107
Piece/Folio: 162/9
Affiliate Record Type: Household
Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
Henry Fearon M 30 Cumberland
William Fearon M 30 Cumberland
Elizabeth Fearon F 30 Cumberland

.Dean is approx 20 miles from Dearham.


KathleenBell Report 15 Jul 2020 09:51

There is this possible baptism:-

First name(s) William
Last name Wren Or Fearon
Gender Male
Birth year -
Birth place -
Baptism year 1812
Baptism date 03 May 1812
Place Maryport
County Cumberland
Country England
Father's first name(s) William
Father's last name Fearon
Mother's first name(s) Hannah
Mother's last name Wren
Record set England Births & Baptisms 1538-1975

Maryport is about 12 miles from Dean.

Kath. x


KathleenBell Report 15 Jul 2020 09:56

There is also this possible baptism (since you mention Lamplugh in your researching notes):-

First name(s) William
Last name Fearon
Baptism year 1812
Baptism date 16 Feb 1812
Place Lamplugh
Residence Kelton-Mill
Father's first name(s) John
Mother's first name(s) Eleanor
County Cumberland
Country England
Archive College Of Arms
Volume reference 113
Page 87
Record set Cumberland Baptisms

Kath. x


mich Report 15 Jul 2020 13:05

I suspect williams parents to be henry fearon born 1758 and mary norman born 1765 they were married at dean, cumberland on 28th may 1786, the reason for this is the names of william fearon and his wife ann formerly tyson their children ann born 1835 the eldest obviously named after her mother, their next child mary born 1837 possibly named after her grandmother mary norman,they had a son born 1842 whom they named henry possibly after his grandfather henry, they had a son william born 1849 named after his father william, but if they were williams parents why have i found records of christenings for their children born from 1788 to 1805 meaning william was probably their last child given their age by this time but can,t find a record of his christening linking him to them



ErikaH Report 15 Jul 2020 13:15

Death confirms birth year

First name(s) WILLIAM
Last name FEARON
Gender Male
Birth year 1809
Age 81
Death quarter 4
Death year 1890
District Cockermouth
County Cumberland
Volume 10B
Page 356


mich Report 15 Jul 2020 15:32

Thanks Erika i had his year of death but its so frustrating when you can,t find any trace of his baptism that would link him to parents or siblings, he is the only person in my tree that i,m struggling with. Thanks again.

Mich x


ErikaH Report 15 Jul 2020 16:21

You're extremely lucky if you have only one problem in your tree ;-) ;-)


mich Report 15 Jul 2020 20:17

In response to Gwyn,s post William Fearon married Ann Tyson on the 7th march 1835 but because they were married before 1837 there won,t be a marriage certificate to check for parents names or witnesses.


Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 16 Jul 2020 04:47


There will still be a record of marriage and witness names in the parish records.
Granted, fathers won't be named as such, but witnesses might help.
A copy of a 1792 marriage of my ancestors shows the bride's stepfather as a witness, so I was able to progress back on her line.

I can understand your frustration at not finding parents for William.
I have the same problem with an ancestor, Henry b. abt 1812, who married just too early, in the spring of 1837, for his father to be recorded.
Circumstantial evidence makes me fairly sure I know his parents, - they even both had the same trade, but facts are still proving elusive, after many years searching.


mich Report 16 Jul 2020 12:44

Thank you very much Gwyn that bit of info could be really helpful.



Maddie Report 16 Jul 2020 16:54

not much help

Last name Fearon
Name note -
Marriage year 1835
Marriage date 07 Mar 1835
Marriage place Dean
Spouse's first name(s) Ann
Spouse's last name Tyson
Spouse's age -
County Cumberland
Country England
Record set England Marriages 1538-1973
Category Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
Subcategory Parish Marriages


mich Report 16 Jul 2020 21:14

I have this information Maddie but thanks anyway.