Florence was one of Ari’s great-great-grandmothers, born in 1900 in the village of Himbleton, Worcestershire. Her father was George Thomas Waters, and her mother was Mary James. Florence was their youngest child, and she can be seen in the 1901 census with her parents, two brothers and three sisters, living in Himbleton: Ancestry.co.uk The 1911 census shows that she was at school, aged 11. In 1918 Florence married Alfred John Sheppard, a railway labourer. They had six childre
Ari’s 5x great-grandfather, John Tyler, was born in Huddington, Worcestershire, in 1811. I haven’t found his baptism or parents yet. On 25 Nov 1833, he married Sarah Perkins at St John the Baptist in Crowle. The church when we visited in October 2017. The first record we can actually see is the 1841 census. This shows the family in Sale Green, with a daughter Mary (born in 1839), Sarah’s mother Elizabeth (Betty), and a ten-year-old, Mary Hughes. Bluebells in Trench Wood, Sale
The canal at Tibberton Joseph Sheppard was Ari’s 5x great-grandfather, youngest son of Joseph Sheppard and Ann Day, and husband of Mary Bishop. He was born in about 1806 in Huddington, Worcestershire, and married Mary Bishop on 15 August 1832 in Grafton Flyford. Their first son, Joseph, was born in 1840. In the 1841 census they are living in Sale Green, and Joseph is listed as an agricultural labourer. Another son, William, was born two years later, and then a daughter, Ann.
Joseph Sheppard (or Shepherd) was one of Ari’s 6x great-grandfathers, born in 1752 in Worcestershire, possibly in Hanbury, as that is where he was living at the time of his marriage. St Werburgh’s Church, Hanbury – monument to Sir John de Hanbury (detail) No baptism for him has been found in Hanbury, which is near Droitwich. When he was 33, Joseph married Ann Day in Huddington, as shown in the parish register: They had nine children between 1786 and 1806, the youngest of whom
Today we found the grave of William Sheppard, Ari’s 4x great-grandfather, and his wife Angelina. They are both buried at the church of St John the Baptist in Crowle, Worcestershire. William was born in 1843 at Sale Green in Worcestershire, and christened on 24 Feb. at Huddington church. Parish chest in Huddington church William’s father Joseph died when he was just five years old. In the census for 1851 he is living with his mother Mary, a ‘pauper gloveress’, and older brothe
Mary Bishop was Ari’s 5x great-grandmother, born in 1809 in Grafton Flyford in Worcestershire. Mary was the seventh of eight children of John Bishop and Ann Willis, who had married in 1792. She was christened on 30 Dec 1809 at the church of St John the Baptist, and married at the same church at the age of 16. Her husband was a farmer, Joseph Sheppard (spelled Shepherd). We can see Mary in the 1841 census living at Sale Green with her husband Joseph, an agricultural labourer,
William Henry Sheppard was Ari’s 3x great-grandfather, born on 3 Nov 1865 in Crowle, Worcestershire. His mother was Angelina Tyler (see my post of 17 July 2017). From the various national censuses we know that William started out as a farm servant (indoor). In 1881 he was on a farm at Dunhampstead, Himbleton. By 1891 at the age of 25 he had married and was the head of his own household, listed as one of several families living at Malt House, Crowle, with his wife and their fo
Angelina Tyler was Ari’s 4x great-grandmother, born in Crowle, Worcestershire and christened at the church of St John the Baptist on 18 August 1843. According to The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868), Crowle “formerly belonged to Worcester Abbey, and the moated building called Crowle House was once the abbot’s seat” (see http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/WOR/Crowle). By the age of 17, Angelina’s occupation was making kid gloves with her mother. At 20, she