See also

Family of Matthew Evans and Sarah

Husband: Matthew Evans

  • Name:

  • Matthew Evans1,2

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Father:

  • John Evans (1725?-1775)

  • Mother:

  • Elizabeth Blackwell (1724?-1805)

  • Birth:

  • 15 Mar 1750/511,3,4

  •  

  • Baptism:

  • 21 Apr 1751 (age 0)

  • St. Barnabas, Great Tey, Essex, England1

  •  

  • son of John and Elizabeth Evans

  • Residence:

  • 1838 (age 86-87)

  • Lexden & Winstree Union Workhouse, Stanway, Essex, England

  • Death:

  • Feb 1838 (age 90)

  • Lexden "Registration District", Essex, England4,5

  • Burial:

  • 28 Feb 1838

  • St. Margaret and St. Catherine, Aldham, Essex, England4,6

  •  

  • aged 88 of the Union Workhouse Stanway

Wife: Sarah

  • Name:

  • Sarah2

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Father:

  • -

  • Mother:

  • -

  • Death:

  • Jul 18044,7

  •  

  • Burial:

  • 15 Jul 1804

  • St. Margaret and St. Catherine, Aldham, Essex, England4,7

  •  

  • wife of Matthew Evans

Child 1: Abraham Evans

  • Name:

  • Abraham Evans8

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Spouse:

  • Mary Saunders (1774?-1853)

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • agricultural labourer9

  • Birth:

  • 1769 (app)

  • Essex, England8,9,10,11

  • Baptism:

  • 19 May 1771 (age 1-2)

  • St. Barnabas, Great Tey, Essex, England8

  •  

  • son of Matthew and Sarah Evens

  • Census:

  • 6 Jun 1841 (age 70)

  • Great Tey, Essex, England9

  •  

  • an agricultural labourer living with his wife, a grandson James Evans aged 12 and an aunt's husband Thoams Aves aged 75. Born in Essex

  • Death:

  • Nov 1842 (age 73)

  • Lexden "Registration District", Essex, England4,10,11

  • Burial:

  • 1 Dec 1842

  • St. Barnabas, Great Tey, Essex, England4,10

  •  

  • aged 73 of Great Tey

Child 2: Taylor John Evans

  • Name:

  • Taylor John Evans12

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Note:

  •  

  •  

  •  

  • No trace found, searched Great Tey burials up to 1783

  • Birth:

  • 1771 (app)

  • Essex, England9,12

  • Baptism:

  • 19 May 1771 (age 0)

  • St. Barnabas, Great Tey, Essex, England12

  •  

  • son of Matthew and Sarah Evens

Child 3: Sarah Evans

  • Name:

  • Sarah Evans2

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Spouse:

  • Clement Keeble (1778-1825)

  • Birth:

  • 11 Sep 1780

  • Essex, England2,13

  • Baptism:

  • 24 Sep 1780 (age 0)

  • St. Margaret and St. Catherine, Aldham, Essex, England2

  •  

  • daughter of Matthew and Sarah Evans

  • Census:

  • 6 Jun 1841 (age 60)

  • Aldham, Essex, England13

  •  

  • living with a son and her father-in-law. Born in Essex

  • Census:

  • 30 Mar 1851 (age 71)

  • Fordham, Essex, England14

  •  

  • widowed head of the household being a receiver of alms and living with a son, niece and a visitor. Born in Aldham Essex

  • Death:

  • Jul 1852 (age 70)

  • Lexden "Registration District", Essex, England4,15,16

Child 4: William Evans

  • Name:

  • William Evans17

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Spouse (1):

  • Sarah Sharpe (1777?-1835)

  • Spouse (2):

  • Mary Ann Norman (1817?-1896)

  • Occupation:

  •  

  • gardener17,18,19,20,21

  • Note:

  •  

  •  

  •  

  • We have assumed it is this William Evans because he is the only one who is a gardener and Fordham is close to Colchester

  • Birth:

  • 20 Jan 1782

  • Aldham, Essex, England2,19,20,21

  • Baptism:

  • 17 Feb 1782 (age 0)

  • St. Margaret and St. Catherine, Aldham, Essex, England2

  •  

  • son of Matthew and Sarah Evans

  • Census:

  • 6 Jun 1841 (age 55)

  • Heath, Fordham, Essex, England19

  •  

  • a gardener living with his daughter and born in Essex

  • Criminal:

  • 20 Oct 1847 (age 67)

  • Essex Crown Court, Colchester, Essex22

  •  

  • sentenced to two months in Colchester House of Correction for stealing a quantity of oats from William Firmin of Copford

  • Prison Sentence:

  • 20 Oct 1847 (age 65)

  • Colchester House of Correction, Ipswich Road, Colchester, Essex, England

  • Census:

  • 30 Mar 1851 (age 70)

  • Fordham, Essex, England20

  •  

  • widowed head of the household working as a gardener living with a daughter and born in Aldham Essex

  • Census:

  • 7 Apr 1861 (age 80)

  • Shols? Cottage, Fordham, Essex, England21

  •  

  • widowed head of the household working as a gardener living with his daughter and born in Aldham Essex

  • Death:

  • Jan 1870 (age 91)

  • Lexden "Registration District", Essex, England4,23,24

  • Burial:

  • 25 Jan 1870

  • All Saints, Fordham, Essex, England4,23

  •  

  • aged 91 of Fordham

Child 5: Elizabeth Evans

  • Name:

  • Elizabeth Evans2

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Birth:

  • 16 Apr 17832

  •  

  • Baptism:

  • 22 Jun 1783 (age 0)

  • St. Margaret and St. Catherine, Aldham, Essex, England2

  •  

  • daughter of Matthew and Sarah Evans

Child 6: James Evans

  • Name:

  • James Evans25

  • Sex:

  • Male

  • Birth:

  • 1 May 1785

  • Essex, England25

  • Baptism:

  • 29 May 1785 (age 0)

  • St. Margaret and St. Catherine, Aldham, Essex, England25

  •  

  • son of Matthew and Sarah Evans

Child 7: Judith Evans

  • Name:

  • Judith Evans26

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Spouse:

  • Jeremiah Ruggles (1787?-1864)

  • Birth:

  • 5 Feb 178826

  •  

  • Baptism:

  • 27 Apr 1788 (age 0)

  • St. Margaret and St. Catherine, Aldham, Essex, England26

  •  

  • daughter of Matthew and Sarah Evans, had been privatly baptised on 18th and received into the church this day

  • Death:

  • Jun 1834 (age 47)27

  •  

  • Burial:

  • 5 Jun 1834

  • St. John, Mount Bures, Essex, England

  •  

  • aged 47

Child 8: Sarah Evans

  • Name:

  • Sarah Evans28

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Note:

  •  

  •  

  •  

  • Is this really a second Sarah, was it a rebaptism ? but the parish register entry has no in dication of this

  • Birth:

  • 1789 (app)28

  •  

  • Baptism:

  • 5 Sep 1789 (age 0)

  • St. Barnabas, Great Tey, Essex, England28

  •  

  • daughter of Matthew and Sarah Evans

Child 9: Susanna Evans

  • Name:

  • Susanna Evans29

  • Sex:

  • Female

  • Birth:

  • 21 Mar 179029

  •  

  • Baptism:

  • 13 Jun 1790 (age 0)

  • St. Margaret and St. Catherine, Aldham, Essex, England29

  •  

  • daughter of Matthew and Sarah Evans

  • Death:

  • Aug 1797 (age 7)30

  •  

  • Burial:

  • 6 Aug 1797

  • St. Margaret and St. Catherine, Aldham, Essex, England30

  •  

  • a child

Sources

1.

Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records, ( on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Great Tey St. Barnabas baptisms 1704-1753 ref:D/P 37/1/5 image:28.

2.

Ibid. Aldham St. Margaret and St. Catherine baptisms 1677-1812 ref:D/P 208/1/2 image:32.

3.

Ibid. Aldham St. Margaret and St. Catherine burials ref:D/P 208/1/5 image:12.

4.

The Federation of Family History Societies, National Burial Index for England & Wales v.3, (2010 own copy).

5.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Lexden 1838 quarter:1 volume:12 page:112.

6.

Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records, ( on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Aldham St. Margaret and St. Catherine burials 1813-1944 ref:D/P 208/1/5 image:12.

7.

Ibid. Aldham St. Margaret and St. Catherine burials 1677-1812 ref:D/P 208/1/2 image:57.

8.

Ibid. Great Tey St. Barnabas baptisms 1765-1812 ref:D/P 37/1/6 image:4.

9.

Census 1841, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:HO107 piece:335 book:15 folio:23 page:16.

10.

Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records, ( on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Great Tey St. Barnabas burials 1813-1874 ref:D/P 37/1/11 image:27.

11.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Lexden 1842 quarter:4 volume:12 page:91.

12.

Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records, ( on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Great Tey St. Barnabas baptisms 1765-1812 ref:D/P 37/1/6 image:4. Cit. Date: 20 October 2016.

13.

Census 1841, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:HO107 piece:335 book:1 folio:9 page:14.

14.

Census 1851, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:HO107 piece:1782 folio:627 page:36.

15.

Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records, ( on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Aldham St. Margaret and St. Catherine burials 1813-1944 ref:D/P 208/1/5 image:19.

16.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Lexden 1852 quarter:1 volume:4a page:183. Cit. Date: 18 February 2017.

17.

Birth Certificate. son George, index:48a. Family Archive, Held by David and Sue Wilkinson.

18.

Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records, ( on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Fordham All Saints baptisms 1813-1851 ref:D/P 372/1/4 image:8.

19.

Census 1841, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:HO107 piece:334 book:7 folio:5 page:4.

20.

Census 1851, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:HO107 piece:1782 folio:609 page:1.

21.

Census 1861, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG09 piece:1104 folio:43 page:1.

22.

FindMyPast Newspaper article, ( on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). The Essex Standard Friday 22nd October 1847 page:2. Cit. Date: 18 December 2016.

23.

Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records, ( on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Fordham All Saints burials 1813-1880 ref:D/P 372/1/6 image:46.

24.

England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Lexden 1870 quarter:1 volume:4a page:247.

25.

Seax - Essex Record Office Parish Records, ( on-line at www.essexcc.gov.uk). Aldham St. Margaret and St. Catherine baptisms 1677-1812 ref:D/P 208/1/2 image:33. Cit. Date: 2 June 2016.

26.

Ibid. Aldham St. Margaret and St. Catherine baptisms 1677-1812 ref:D/P 208/1/2 image:34.

27.

Ibid. Mount Bures St. John burials 1813-1994 ref:D/P 281/1/7 image:15. Cit. Date: 18 February 2017.

28.

Ibid. Great Tey St. Barnabas baptisms 1765-1812 ref:D/P 37/1/6 image:11.

29.

Ibid. Aldham St. Margaret and St. Catherine baptisms 1677-1812 ref:D/P 208/1/2 image:35.

30.

Ibid. Aldham St. Margaret and St. Catherine burials 1677-1812 ref:D/P 208/1/2 image:57. Cit. Date: 16 February 2017.