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Elizabeth (Betty) ANSTEY

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Possibly the right baptism

Elizabeth bapt. 26 Feb 1784 Dulverton, Somerset - John Anstey & Elizabeth

Elizabeth married William COOKSLEY at St Andrew's parish church, Wiveliscombe 1807

The marriage probably does not list Elizabeth's father's name.

William probably died in 1847.

Looking for a death for Elizabeth/Betty.

Thanks,

Dave
 
There are 3 on FreeReg, though two are too old and one a widow..

There is this in the BI:

26 Dec 1817
Betty COOKSLEY
Age 36
Wiveliscombe, St Andrew

Geoff
 
Thanks Geoff.

This looks like them

1841
HO107 Piece/Book 950/10 Folio 7 Page 7
Civil Parish: Wiveliscombe
Ecclesiastical parish: Wells
Town: Wiveliscombe
County: Somerset
Registration District: Wellington
Address: North Street
William Cooksley 50 Y
Betty 45 Y
John 18 Y
Charlotte 4 Y

Deaths Mar Qtr 1847
Cooksley William Wellington 10 431
Deaths Dec Qtr 1847
Cooksley William Wellington 10 300


Dave
 
William c. 12 Mar 1809 St Andrew's Wiveliscombe, Somerset
William COOKSLEY & Betty


Oh. If age was 49 rounded down to 45 ...

Any earlier baptisms? If there are it would rule out that 1841.

??
Deaths Sep Qtr 1856
COOKSLEY Elizabeth Wellington Som 5c 219
Deaths Dec Qtr 1856
COOKSLEY Elizabeth Wellington Som 5c 253
 
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Mary Cooksley
christening: 10 July 1814 Wiveliscombe, Somerset
William Cooksley & Betty

Elizabeth Cooksley
christening: 30 November 1817 Wiveliscombe, Somerset
William Cooksley & Betsy

Thomas Cooksley
christening: 21 February 1819 Wiveliscombe, Somerset
William Cooksley & Betty
 
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Oh. One 1807 ad one 1809.

William Cooksley
Event Type Baptism
Christening Date 01 Jun 1807
Christening Place Wivelscombe, Somerset
Father's Name Thomas Cooksley
Mother's Name Mary Cooksley
Affiliate Publication Number RG4_4048


I'm working both ways from this

St Andrew's Parish Register
COOKSLEY William 11 Oct 1830 Ann FARMER 374 banns [Witnesses] Benjamin Farmer Thomas Farmer

1841
HO107 Piece/Book 950/10 Folio 27 Page 47
Civil Parish: Wiveliscombe
Hundred: West Kingsbury
County: Somerset
Registration District: Wellington
Sub-RD: Wiveliscombe
ED:
Address: Langley
William Cooksley 30 Mason Y
Ann 25 Y
Thomas 10 Y
Mary 6 Y
John 4 Y
Jane 2 Y
David 0 (6 months) Y

It's not Scotland but Thomas & Mary look more likely.
 
??
Deaths Sep Qtr 1856
COOKSLEY Elizabeth Wellington Som 5c 219
Deaths Dec Qtr 1856
COOKSLEY Elizabeth Wellington Som 5c 253

I was trying to keep the DoD compatible with bap in post #1..

Also these..

BI:
6 Jul 1856
Elizabeth COOKSLEY
Age 84
Langford Budville, St Peter

23 Nov 1856
Elizabeth COOKSLEY
Age 62
Bradford on Tone, St Giles

Both in Wellington RD..

Geoff
 
If the 1817 death is correct, there is this..

Betty Sandy
Marriage: 12 Oct 1818
Place: Wiveliscombe, Somerset
Spouse: William Cooksley
FHL Film Number: 1526121
Reference ID: item 18 p 42

Geoff
 
Thanks Geoff.

We have 2x William & Betty/Elizabeth and another Elizabeth.

Don't know which one is mine.

We will have to restart this one.

Dave
 
Working backwards from this

St Andrew's Parish Register
COOKSLEY William 11 Oct 1830 Ann FARMER 374 banns [Witnesses] Benjamin Farmer Thomas Farmer

and this

1841
HO107 Piece/Book 950/10 Folio 27 Page 47
Civil Parish: Wiveliscombe
Hundred: West Kingsbury
County: Somerset
Registration District: Wellington
Sub-RD: Wiveliscombe
ED:
Address: Langley
William Cooksley 30 Mason Y
Ann 25 Y
Thomas 10 Y
Mary 6 Y
John 4 Y
Jane 2 Y
David 0 (6 months) Y
 
Working backwards from this

St Andrew's Parish Register
COOKSLEY William 11 Oct 1830 Ann FARMER 374 banns [Witnesses] Benjamin Farmer Thomas Farmer

and this

1841
HO107 Piece/Book 950/10 Folio 27 Page 47
Civil Parish: Wiveliscombe
Hundred: West Kingsbury
County: Somerset
Registration District: Wellington
Sub-RD: Wiveliscombe
ED:
Address: Langley
William Cooksley 30 Mason Y
Ann 25 Y
Thomas 10 Y
Mary 6 Y
John 4 Y
Jane 2 Y
David 0 (6 months) Y

Thanks, Dave..

Is all the above yours?

Geoff
 
1871 %
RG10 Piece 2358 Folio 15 Page 22
Civil Parish: Wiveliscombe
Ecclesiastical parish: Wells
Town: Wiveliscombe
County: Somerset
Registration District: Wellington
Sub-RD: Wiveliscombe
ED: 1
No of Schedule: 107
Address: North Street
COOKSLEY William Head Mar M 62 Master Mason Wiveliscombe Somerset
COOKSLEY Ann Wife Mar F 59 Wiveliscombe Somerset
FARMER Clare Niece F 11 Wiveliscombe Somerset

Deaths Mar Qtr 1877
Cooksley William 68 Wellington Som 5c 269


Now the problem - we have two possible baptisms for William

William c. 12 Mar 1809 St Andrew's Wiveliscombe, Somerset
William COOKSLEY & Betty

William Cooksley
Event Type Baptism
Christening Date 01 Jun 1807
Christening Place Wivelscombe, Somerset
Father's Name Thomas Cooksley
Mother's Name Mary Cooksley
Affiliate Publication Number RG4_4048
 
Thanks, Dave..

Is all the above yours?

Geoff

Yes, Farmer is the right marriage because Farmer is a middle name for children in Queensland.


The problem is sorting William 1807 and 1809.

We need the other William in census.
 
Can't find the 2nd William in 1841 or 1851.

Here is the Elizabeth who died in 1856

Elizabeth Cooksley
Event Type Census
Event Date 1851
Event Place Wellington, Somerset, England
Registration District Wellington
Residence Note Payton Village
Gender Female
Age 78
Marital Status Widow
Relationship to Head of Household Mother-In-Law
Birth Year (Estimated) 1773
Birthplace Langford Budville, Somerset
Page Number 14
Registration Number HO107
Piece/Folio 1921 / 534
John Mullon Head M 25 Langford Budville, Somerset
Elizabeth Mullon Wife F 30 Langford Budville, Somerset

Thomas Mullon Son M 2 Wellington, Somerset
Elizabeth Cooksley Mother-In-Law F 78 Langford Budville, Somerset
 
I can't find this one in 1841

St Andrew's parish church, Wiveliscombe
COOKSLEY Thomas 27 Sep 1807 William Betty


Back in a few hours Geoff.

Dave
 
Elizabeth Cooksley
Christening Date 30 Nov 1817
Christening Place Wiveliscombe, Somerset
Father's Name William Cooksley
Mother's Name Betsy

Can't find the marriage

John Mullon Head M 25 Langford Budville, Somerset
Elizabeth Mullon Wife F 30 Langford Budville, Somerset
Elizabeth Cooksley Mother-In-Law F 78 Langford Budville, Somerset
 
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