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Joseph & Sophia HORSEY


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Joseph Horsey & Sophia Anstice
m. 24 May 1820 Ottery Saint Mary, Devon, England
Batch M002761 Microfilm 962975 Ref Item 1

HO107 Piece/Book 268/12 Folio 15 Page 24
Civil Parish: Holy Trinity
Hundred: Exeter City
County: Devon
Registration District: Exeter
Sub-RD: St Sidwell
ED: 10
Address: Pavilion Place
Sophia Horsey 46 N
Josiah Horsey 15 Y
Page 25
Margaret Walker 62 Ind N

Looking for Joseph's death/burial.

Looking for Sophia in 1851 and her death, thanks.
Joseph Horsey buried 28 February 1830 Exeter St Mary Major aged 33.

I can find nothing on Sophia Horsey after the 1841 Census. She can't be found in any other Census, no death or burial and no remarriage as far as I can see. Nothing more found for son Josiah either other than his baptism.

Joseph and Sophia had three children Samuel Frederick born 7 September 1822, Josiah Anstice born 1 October 1824 and Sophia born 4 April 1826. They were baptised together in a nonconformist ceremony but no baptism date given, just date of birth. Joseph's occupation is given as Wine Merchant.

I cannot find anything for any of the children apart from Josiah in the 1841 Census.
Thanks emeltee.


Sarah Force HORSEY b. 4 Mar 1821
Christening 13 May 1821 Independent, Ottery Saint Mary, Devon, England
Joseph & Sophia
Batch C063801 Microfilm 590693

We have looked previously and Sarah not found in 1891.

Deaths Mar Qtr 1892 HODGE Sarah 74 Lambeth 1d 427
It looks like Josiah went to America as I found this extract regarding his death from the Morning Post London 3 March 1897

"On 25th Ult at Chelmsford Essex, from the effects of an accident on the railway, Josiah Anstice Horsey of New York and Brooklyn, USA in the 72nd year of his age."
RG11 Piece 618 Folio 54 Page 37
Civil Parish: Lambeth
Eccl. parish: St John North Brixton
County: Surrey
Registration District: Lambeth
Sub-RD: Brixton
ED: 24
No of Schedule: 284
Address: 36 St James Rd
HODGE Sarah Head Widow 60 Income From Dividends Ottery St Mary Devon
HODGE Henry Son S 32 Income From Dividends Exeter Devon
HODGE George H Son S 20 Undergraduate of Oxford (Student) Exeter Devon
HODGE Margaret Dau S 31 - Exeter Devon
MEANT Elizabeth Serv Widow 52 Cook Domestic Servant Houghton Gloucestershire
WHITE Jessie Serv S 23 Housemaid Domestic Servant Southwark Surrey

Sarah Force Hodge
Year: 1892
County or Borough: Lambeth
Ward or Division/Constituency: Brixton
Street Address: 36 St. James' road
What about ths for Sarah in 1891

St John's National Hospital for the Incurable, St Mary's Road, Cowley, Oxfordshire
Sarah Hodge Patient Widow aged 70 born Ottery St Mary, Devon.
Thanks emeltee.

It fits in many ways but 1892 electoral roll has the same address as 1881 census. ??

Or the electoral roll has a 'date made up to' in 1891.

Death registered in Lambeth ?
Sarah Force Hodge Dec 1900 Headingon 3a 500A age 79

Sarah Force Hodge of St John's Hospital, Cowley, widow, died 2 december 1900. Probate Oxford 27 February 1901 to Margaret Hodge (wife of Frederick George Hodge) and Anna Sarah Medcalf (wife of Thomas Frederick Medcalf) Effects £34522 1s Resworn November 1901 £3a916 15s 7d
Thanks emeltee.

RG10 Piece 688 Folio 42 Page 4
Civil Parish: Lambeth
County: Surrey
Registration District: Lambeth
Sub-RD: Brixton
ED: 26a
No of Schedule: 14
Address: 56 Angell Rd
Henry Hodge Head Mar 49 Merchant Bayswater Middlesex
Margarett Hodge Dau Unm 22 - Exeter Devon
Anna S Hodge Dau 17 - Exeter Devon
Elizabeth Read Serv 22 General Servt Ossett Yorkshire
I can't find two marriages.

Something is not right.

GRO Reference: 1861 J Quarter in TIVERTON Volume 05B Page 450

GRO Reference: 1868 D Quarter in TOTNES Volume 05B Page 172

There is no Frederick as a son in census.

If daughter Margaret Hodge (22 in 1871) married Frederick George Hodge ?? I can't find that marriage.

I can't find a marriage for a Frederick Hodge to a Margaret.
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GRO Reference: 1854 S Quarter in EXETER Volume 05B Page 90

Marriages Jun Qtr 1879
HODGE Anne Sara Elham 2a 1454
Medcalf Frederic Thomas Elham 2a 1454
I was just about to give you the marriage of Anna Sara when your reply came through.

You won't find a birth for Frederick George Hodge as, according to the 1901 and 1911 Censuses he was born in the USA to British parents. In 1911 Census he states that he has been married to Margaret for 27 years so they married c1884. however I cannot find a marriage and I cannot find Frederick George in England in 1881. Consequently it looks as though they may have married in the US before coming to England.
Thanks emeltee.

The family was split in 1871. Margaret and Anna were with their father.

I can't find Frederick and Margaret in 1911 on FS.
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HODGE Henry. 27 November. The Will of Henry Hodge late of 10 St. Mary-at-Hill in the City of London and of Moreton Lodge Brixton in the County of Surrey Merchant who died 11 October 1875 at the 'Hotel de France' Bordeaux in France was proved at the Principal Registry by Sarah Force Hodge of Moreton Lodge Widow the Relict one of the Executors. Effects under £14,000.

HO107 Piece 1868 Folio 29 Page 51
Civil Parish: St Sidwell
County: Devon
Registration District: Exeter
Sub-RD: St Sidwell
ED: 1a
No of Schedule: 220
Address: Albion Cottage
Henry Hodge Head Mar 29 Bookbinder Bayswater Middlesex
Folio 30 Page 52
Sarah F Hodge Wife Mar 29 - Ottery Devon
Henry Hodge Son 3 Exeter Devon
Margaret Hodge Dau 1 Exeter Devon
Elizabeth Vaughan Servt 16 Servant Bath Somerset

Marriages Sep Qtr 1847 Exeter 10 151
HODGE Henry & HORSEY Sarah Force
Between Exeter Holy Trinity (RD: Exeter) and Highweek (RD: Newton Abbot)

I have nothing on Henry before his 1847 marriage. I also don't have Sarah in 1841.
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Henry Hodge baptised 15 September 1822 in Shoreditch parents James, a Baker, and Margaret.

Clifton Street, Shoreditch
James Hodge 57 Baker
Margaret Hodge 45
Henry Hodge 19 Book Binder
Thomas Hodge 15
John Hodge 10
George Hodge 8
William Hodge 6

Still in Clifton Street in 1851. James born Scotland and Margaret born St Marylebone.