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Wensleys , ridds, and vaulters

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hi there am looking for information on the wensleys or ridds or vaulters o devon and somerset , i know very little of my background can anyone help , i do hope so.

this is really all the info i have

my grandmother is rhoda ann wensley ( poss vaulter before married ) died april 15th 1962 born 1893
william george wensley died 29th oct 1967 born 1888 and i think he was from dulverton

my father george charles wensley born 1924 dulverton died 2005
my mother elsie margaret ridd (before married ) born 1931 or 1932 devon i beleave challacome ? died 27,05,1989

i do not know about my mothers parents as i was only very young when they died , i only found the information about my fathers parents and i live in the village where they are buried .
 

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hi,,welcome to the forum....your mums birth reference looks likely to be this one

Civil Registration event: Birth

Name: RIDD, Elsie M

Registration District: Barnstaple

County: Devon

Year of Registration: 1930

Quarter of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec

Mother's Maiden Name: Lock

Volume No: 5B

Page No: 547
 

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George Wensley married Rhoda A Vaulter

Name: WENSLEY, George

Registration District: Dulverton

County: Somerset

Year of Registration: 1920

Quarter of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar

Spouse's last name: Vaulter

Volume No: 5C

Page No: 539

Name: VAULTER, Rhoda A

Registration District: Dulverton

County: Somerset

Year of Registration: 1920

Month of Quarter: Jan-Feb-Mar


Volume No: 5C

Page No: 539
 

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Civil Registration event: Birth

Name: VAULTER, Rhoda Ann

Registration District: Dulverton

County: Somerset

Year of Registration: 1893

Quarter of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar

Volume No: 5C

Page No: 274
 
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1891
WENSLEY, Henry Head Married M 25 1866 Agricultural Labourer Kings Brompton Somersetshire
WENSLEY, Eva Wife Married F 21 1870 Hawkridge Somersetshire
WENSLEY, George W Son M 3 1888 Kings Brompton Somersetshire
WENSLEY, Charles E Son M 2 1889 Dulverton Somersetshire
WENSLEY, Lucy Daughter F 0 (3M) 1891 Kings Brompton Somersetshire

RG number:RG12 Piece:1868 Folio:51 Page:4

Registration District:Williton
Sub District: Dulverton
Enumeration District:5
Ecclesiastical Parish: Dulverton

Civil Parish: Dulverton Municipal Borough:
Address:Highercombe Cottage, Highercombe, Dulverton Somersetshire

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1901 census Ashway Hat, Dulverton

RG number RG13 Piece 2266 Folio 52 Page 7

VAULTER, William H Head Married 49 1852 Carter On Farm
Dulverton
Somersetshire

VAULTER, Mary Wife Married 45 1856
Winsford
Somersetshire

VAULTER, Sidney Son 11 1890
Dulverton
Somersetshire

VAULTER, Rhoda A Daughter 8 1893
Dulverton
Somersetshire

BRYANT, Lucy Cousin 25 1876 Dressmaker
Silverton
Devonshire
 
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Marriage
George William Wensley to Rhoda Ann Vaulter - J/M 1920 Dulverton ref 5c 539

childrenall born Dulverton
George Charles 1924
Mabel A/J 1923
Harry J/S 1928

marriage
George Charles Wensley to Elsie margaret Ridd - J/S 1949 Barnstaple ref 7a 611
possible children
Margaret A J/M 1950 Exmoor
George H J/S 1951 Bridgewater
Patricia M A/J 1953 Exmoor
Rhoda A/J 1955 Exmoor
Lucy J/S 1958 Taunton
Charles A/J 1966 Taunton
Elizabeh Ann A/J 1972 Taunton

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HEPPER, William H Head Single M 42 1859 Farmer Rackenford Devonshire
HEPPER, Mary Mother Widow F 77 1824 East Anstey Devonshire
HEPPER, Harriet Sister Single F 36 1865 Rackenford Devonshire
HANFORD, John Servant Single M 20 1881 General Agricultural Labourer DulvertonSomersetshire
VAULTER, Ernest Servant Single M 16 1885 Carter On Farm Dulverton Somersetshire
WENSLEY, George Servant Single M 14 1887 General Agricultural Labourer Dulverton Somersetshire
SHARLAND, Alice Servant Single F 16 1885 General Servant (Domestic) Dulverton Somersetshire

RG number:RG13 Piece:2266 Folio:52 Page:7

Registration District: Dulverton
Sub District: Dulverton
Enumeration District:5
Ecclesiastical Parish: Dulverton All Saints

Civil Parish: Dulverton
Municipal Borough:
Address:Ashway, Dulverton Somersetshire

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Civil Registration event: Birth

Name: WENSLEY, William George

Registration District: Dulverton

County: Somerset

Year of Registration: 1888

Quarter of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar


Volume No: 5C

Page No: 302
 

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1891 census Highercombe Cottage, Highercombe, Dulverton


RG number: RG12 Piece: 1868 Folio: 51 Page: 4

WENSLEY, Henry Head Married M 25 1866 Agricultural Labourer
Kings Brompton
Somersetshire

WENSLEY, Eva Wife Married F 21 1870
Hawkridge
Somersetshire

WENSLEY, George W Son M 3 1888
Kings Brompton
Somersetshire

WENSLEY, Charles E Son M 2 1889
Dulverton
Somersetshire

WENSLEY, Lucy Daughter F 0 (3M) 1891
Kings Brompton
Somersetshire
 

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MarriageFinder: Henry Wensley married Eva Bede

Name: WENSLEY, Henry

Registration District: Dulverton

County: Somerset

Year of Registration: 1887

Quarter of Registration: Apr-May-Jun

Spouse's last name: Not available before 1912

Volume No: 5C

Page No: 483

Name: BEDE, Eva

Registration District: Dulverton

County: Somerset

Year of Registration: 1887

Month of Quarter: Apr-May-Jun


Volume No: 5C

Page No: 483
 

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1871 census Bury Hamlet, Brompton Regis

RG number: RG10 Piece: 2357 Folio: 39 Page: 7

WENSLEY, Mark Head M 50 1821 Somerset
WENSLEY, Emily Wife F 45 1826 Somerset
WENSLEY, Richard Son M 21 1850 Somerset
WENSLEY, John ? Son M 17 1854 Somerset
WENSLEY, Hariet Daughter F 11 1860 Somerset
WENSLEY, Charles Son M 9 1862 Somerset
WENSLEY, Henry Son M 7 1864 Somerset
 

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Civil Registration event: Birth

Name: WENSLEY, Henry

Registration District: Dulverton

County: Somerset

Year of Registration: 1864

Quarter of Registration: Apr-May-Jun

Volume No: 5C

Page No: 407
 

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1851 census Lamb Yard, Back Street, Dulverton

RG number: HO107 Piece: 1890 Folio: 166 Page: 29

WENSLEY, Mark Head Married M 28 1823 Labourer
Ks Brompton
Somerset

WENSLEY, Emila Wife Married F 25 1826 Silk Winder
Taunton
Somerset

WENSLEY, Elizh Daughter F 6 1845 Scholar
Dulverton
Somerset

WENSLEY, Harriet Daughter F 4 1847 Scholar
Dulverton
Somerset

WENSLEY, Richard Son M 2 1849
Dulverton
Somerset
 

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Civil Registration event: Marriage

Name: WENSLEY, Mark

Registration District: Tiverton

County: Devon

Year of Registration: 1844

Quarter of Registration: Apr-May-Jun

Volume No: 10

Page No: 455

MarriageFinder: Mark Wensley married one of the following people

BALE, Ann
RADLEY, Amelia
WOODBURY, William
 

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Groom's Name:

Mark Wensley

Bride's Name:

Amelia Radley

Marriage Date:

24 Jun 1844

Marriage Place:

Dulverton, Somerset, England

Groom's Father's Name:

William Wensley

Bride's Father's Name:

George Radley
 
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