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notes by P John Partington
No Isaacs figure amongst our ancestors (as far as I know), but because the family intermarried with several of our ancestors’ families (the Bennetts, the Limbricks, the Powells and the Shipps) it has seemed worthwhile to make these notes about them.
MOSES AND JOHN ISAAC
In the eighteenth century in Yate, Gloucestershire, there were two brothers surnamed Isaac (parents unknown): Moses (birth-date unknown) and John (born in 1768). Moses married (name unknown) and had a son Joseph (details below); nothing else is known about him. John, “of Yate” married Catherine Brown, with whom he had at least two sons: Jesse born in about 1807 and Charles in 1808 (details below). John died in 1821 and Catherine in 1841.
THE CHILDREN OF MOSES (17?? - 1???)
Moses’ son Joseph was born in Horton in 1816/7. He married Mary (surname unknown, born in Hawkesbury in 1820/1), and had at least three children: Hannah born in 1848/9, Annie in 1851/2 and Moses in 1857/8 (details below). In 1881 the family were living in Horton: Joseph was a “farmer of forty-six acres”.
THE CHILDREN OF JOSEPH (c. 1816 - aft. 1880)
Joseph’s first child, Hannah, was born in Little Sodbury in 1848/9. In 1881 she was unmarried, living with her parents in Horton.
Joseph’s second child, Annie, was born in Little Sodbury in 1851/2. On 23 May 1872 she married John Hawker in Horton. The couple had five children: Herbert Enoch, born in Horton in 1873/4; Annie Mary born in 1875; William, born in Horton in 1878/9; Joseph, born in c.1882; and Ebenezer E M, born in about 1885. In 1881 the family were living at Horton House; John was a “farmer of 112 acres”; in 1891 they were at Wood Lane, Horton; and in 1901 Annie was at Lower Woods Road, Horton – still recorded as a ‘farmer’. John had died on 19 May 1900.
Joseph’s third child, Moses, was born in Horton in 1857/8. In 1881 he was living there with his parents. Not long afterwards he married Lucy Ann Shipp, with whom he had two children: Lucy Victoria (date unknown) and Montague Hamilton Shipp, born in 1886 (details below).
THE CHILDREN OF MOSES (18?? - 1???)
Moses’s first child, Lucy Victoria, married John Lewington. Nothing further is known of her.
Moses’s second child, Montague Hamilton Shipp, was born in 1886. He married Florence Nipruss, with whom he had two children: Cyril and Harold Moses.
THE CHILDREN OF JOHN (1768 - 1821)
John’s first child, Jesse, was born in Yate in 1807. He married Hannah Robinson, and had a son, Alfred, in 1839/40 (details below). In 1881 the couple were living on the High Street in Wickwar: Jesse was a ‘yeoman’. He died in 1889.
John’s second child, Charles, was born in 1808. He married Ann Daniell “of Frith Farm”, with whom he had at least five children, including Augustus William, born in 1840. John’s second child, Charles, was born in 1808. He married Ann Daniell “of Frith Farm”, with whom he had at least five children, including Augustus William born in 1840 and Lucy Elizabeth in 1846 (details below). Charles died in 1872.
THE CHILDREN OF JESSE (1807 - 1889)
Jesse’s son Alfred was born in Yate in 1839/40. In 1867 he married Hannah Bennett, with whom he had six children: Ada born in 1868, Annie in 1869, Frederick in 1873, Leah in 1876, Gilbert Jesse in 1882 and Eleanor Blanch in 1893 (details below). In 1881 the family were at Hillhouse Farm in Yate: Alfred was a “farmer of 200 acres employing three men and a boy”. He died in 1919.
THE CHILDREN OF ALFRED (c. 1839 - )
Alfred’s first child, Ada, was born in 1868. In 1881 she was at boarding school in Gloucester. She married Arthur Robinson.
Alfred’s second child, Annie, was born in Yate in 1869. The 1881 census recorded her with her family at Hillhouse Farm in Yate, but she died later that same year.
Alfred’s third child, Frederick, was born in Yate in 1873. The 1881 census recorded him with his family at Hillhouse Farm in Yate. In 1897 he married Fanny Jane Limbrick (daughter of Thomas and Sarah née Shipp) and had two children: Hilda born in 1899 and Alfred in 1902.
Alfred’s fourth child, Leah, was born in Yate in 1876. Five years later the census recorded her with her family at Hillhouse Farm in Yate. She married Isaac Morton, by whom she had a daughter, Elizabeth Mary, in 1902.
Alfred’s fifth child, Gilbert Jesse, was born in 1882. In 1908 he married Florence Ann Campbell, with whom he had two children: Max Fred born in 1910 and Winifred in 1913.
Alfred’s sixth child, Eleanor Blanch, was born in 1893. In 1911 she married Daniel Stuart Winchcombe, by whom she had two children: Laura Mary born in 1912 and Geoffrey Howard in 1914.
THE CHILDREN OF CHARLES (1808 - 1872)Charles’ son Augustus William was born in 1840. He married Esther Bennett and had at least nine children, including Amy born in 1865 and Charles in 1867. Augustus died in 1917.
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