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DOWN GLASTONBURY, BRISTOL , SOMERSET & DORSET

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DOWN GLASTONBURY, BRISTOL , SOMERSET & DORSET

Posted: 12 Feb 2004 3:57AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 9 Apr 2004 4:41AM GMT
Surnames: DOWN FEAR WILCOX ARTERS MAGGS SWANTON WHITEMORE
Anyone out there with any connections to the DOWN family from Glastonbury, Clifton, Bournemouth, London and Wraxall please get in touch. Here are some twigs from the tree:-

John Down yeoman b Glastonbury about 1715 m 1742 Mary Gardiner

John Down yeoman b1746 d1829 Glastonbury m Ann Fear. Had 1 daughter and 8 sons. Mayor in 1804 Children were:-

James Down b 1785 Glastonbury.m Ann Scott 5 children all emigrated to USA

Ann Down b 1774 Glastonbury m James Swanton

George Down b 1786 Glastonbury m Hannah Seward

Stephen Down b 1778 Glastonbury m Jane Lovell son John farmer in Walton, daughter Elizabeth m Edmund Ensor

Joseph Down b 1782 Glastonbury had sons Daniel & Joseph

Thomas Down b 1772 Glastonbury m Elizabeth Pickford

Valentine Down b Glastonbury m Honor Lovell farmer in Street with son Stephen Lovell Down

William Down b 1775 Glastonbury m Hannah Cooke moved family to London mid 1800's Bakery business.

John Down yeoman b1770 d1837 Glastonbury m Jane Wilcox Had 3 sons and 3 daughters Mayor in 1811 Children were:-

Henry Wilcox Down brickmaker b 1801 Glastonbury d 1859

Charlotte Down b1800 Glastonbury m Robert James ,Mayor in 1841

Ann Down b 1816 Glastonbury married Samuel Newman

Thomas Down b 1803 Glastonbury m Charlotte Gillard

Elizabeth Down b 1804 Glastonbury m Henry Gillard Bristol solicitor

John Down farmer b1806 Glastonbury 1851in Pensford Som m Ann from Broadwinsor Dorset. Had 4 sons and 4 daughters Mary 1837 Babcary, Rebecca 1846 Babcary, Thomas 1837 Babcary, Fanny 1849 Pensford. Also:-

Elizabeth Banks Down b 1838 Babcary m Marshall and secondly Henry Watts and moved to Cardiff. Children Francis, Mabel and Elizabeth Marshall.

John Wilcox Down b 1835 Babcary had children Richard (Canada 1863) Thomas(Bristol 1872) and Mabel (Bristol 1877).

Henry Down b 1843 Babcary m Susan Jones had children Henry Charles (Clifton 1874), Tom S (Clifton 1880) & Frederick Donald (Clifton 1876)
Henry Charles Down (1874) had sons Stanley who worked for the Bristol Corporation, Leonard who worked in Frys Chocolate factory Bristol and Clifford worked for a Bristol steel company

Valentine Down b1840 Babcary 1881 Clifton d1923 Wraxall m firstly Sarah Higgs and secondly Jane Whitemore. Children were:-

Albert Down b 1867 Clifton 1901 census Westbury on Trym m Alice Bowen Maggs

Henry Down b 1868 Clifton 1901 census Branksome Dorset
Valentine Down b 1898 Branksome Dorset
Lilly Down b 1896 Branksome Dorset

Edward Down b 1865 Clifton 1901 census Abbotsleigh Som m Clara Mary Arters Abbotsleigh Children were:-
Geoffrey Down b Abbotleigh 1907 killed HMS Charybdis 1943
Norman Arters Down b Abbotsleigh 1900 d 1972 Abbotsleigh
Phyllis Down b Abbotsleigh 1902
Marjorie Down b Reigate 1897 d Abbotsleigh 1986

Other children of Valentine (Babcary1840) were Valentine Down (Clifton 1864), George Whitemore Down (1880), Ella May Down (Clifton 1881), Percy John Down (Clifton1883) and Ernest Talbot Down (b1884 d Wraxall 1896 aged 12)
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