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William & Bridget Durrant

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Hi

Looking for them in 1851 and Bridget's death, other researchers have her death as 1854.

1841
Civil Parish: Burwell
Hundred: Staploe
County: Cambridgeshire
RD: Newmarket
Sub-RD: Newmarket
ED: 8; Piece: 73; Book: 2; Folio: 16; Page: 26

William Durrant 62 [? Ledgerman/Sedgeman]
Bridget Durrant 63
John Durrant 22 [do]
[All BiC]

John probably wont be with them as he mar. in 1844.

Geoff
 
Very elusive, can't find them in 1851 at all.
The 1854 death is Bridget DURNETT in Newmarket. Difficult to say whether this is correct or not without an age but it is the best match in the death index.

Elaine
 
An interesting entry in the Cambridge Independent Press 15 May 1858 :-
an auction under the will of William Durrant of Burwell, selling off his homestead on North St Burwell plus 29 acres of land. (he is a sedge merchant and farmer) Interested parties to apply to the solicitor, the auctioneer or William Durrant of Soham. This must be the Wm of the 1861 census mentioned previously as there was no other in Soham in 1861.

Should be able to find North Street Burwell in 1851 but can't:-
William & Bridget are on North St 1841
John & Harriet on North St 1861 (turf & coal merchant, age 43, born Burwell)
can't find any of them in 1851, Looks as if Burwell Cambridgeshire is entirely missing from that census, only Burwell in Lincolnshire is there in 1851.

Elaine
 
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Sorry Geoff, no luck finding them in 1851, found Bridget's death notice.

Cambridge Independent Press 29 April 1854 - death Bridget Durrant age 74

Rupert
 
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Very elusive, can't find them in 1851 at all.
The 1854 death is Bridget DURNETT in Newmarket. Difficult to say whether this is correct or not without an age but it is the best match in the death index.

Thanks, Elaine.

That looks good, can't see anything else close..

Geoff
 
An interesting entry in the Cambridge Independent Press 15 May 1858 :-
an auction under the will of William Durrant of Burwell, selling off his homestead on North St Burwell plus 29 acres of land. Interested parties to apply to the solicitor, the auctioneer or William Durrant of Soham. This must be the Wm of the 1861 census mentioned previously as there was no other in Soham in 1861.

Yep, the William who d. in 1858 is Bridget's husband [says he hopefully], mostly all first born males are William on this line :eek:

Geoff
 
For your record

Cambridge Independent Press 27 March 1858 - death William Durrant age 78

Rupert
 
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For your record

Cambridge Independent Press 27 March 1858 - death William Durrant age 78

Thanks, Rupert.

It does help somewhat, given this :confused:

William Durrant
Baptism Date: 25 Dec 1778
Baptism Place: Burwell, Cambridge, England
Father: William Durrant
Mother: Alice Durrant

William Durrant
Baptism Date: 24 Mar 1780
Baptism Place: Burwell, Cambridge, England
Father: William
Mother: Alice Durrant

If I remember correctly, Alice nee, Webb/Wells..

Geoff
 
Thanks, Rupert.

It does help somewhat, given this :confused:

William Durrant
Baptism Date: 25 Dec 1778
Baptism Place: Burwell, Cambridge, England
Father: William Durrant
Mother: Alice Durrant

William Durrant
Baptism Date: 24 Mar 1780
Baptism Place: Burwell, Cambridge, England
Father: William
Mother: Alice Durrant

If I remember correctly, Alice nee, Webb/Wells..

Geoff

Cambridgeshire Marriages Transcription
First name(s) WILLIAM
Last name DURRANT
Birth year -
Marriage year 1776
Marriage day 5
Marriage month Jan
Spouse's first name(s) ALICE
Spouse's last name WELLS
Place BURWELL
Groom's first name(s) William
Groom's last name DURRANT
Groom's marital status widr
Groom's residence otp
Bride's first name(s) Alice (x)
Bride's last name WELLS
Bride's marital status sp
Bride's residence otp
By licence or banns by banns
County Cambridgeshire
Country England
Record set Cambridgeshire Marriages
Category Life Events (BDMs)
Subcategory Marriages & divorces
Collections from United Kingdom

Rupert
 
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