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Gerrards of Beaminster, Dorset
« on: Wednesday 06 June 12 10:32 BST (UK) »
I am looking for any information on John Gerrard (B: 1816- Beaminster Dorset) Jane Gerrard (B: 1820 Dorset) formally Yeatman both before and after 1816. Any help would be most welcome.

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Re: Gerrards of Beaminster, Dorset
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 06 June 12 10:48 BST (UK) »
There is this one in 1851 HO107/1860/354/34
Stoke Abbot Beaminster
John Bowditch 39 farmer 37 acres
Mary Bowditch 41
Harriot Bowditch 9
Amelia Bowditch 8
John Bowditch 5
Mary Anna Bowditch 4
Ann Smith 19
James Sparks 14
John Gerrard 36 (no relationship given to head of house) Ag Lab  Stoke Abbot

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Re: Gerrards of Beaminster, Dorset
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 06 June 12 10:52 BST (UK) »
Possible baptism for John Gerrard-

John Gerrard
Born - 22 Oct 1815
Baptism - 31 Dec 1815, Parish of Beaminster, Dorset
Parents - Richard and Elizabeth Gerrard
Father's occupation - Labourer
Batch No. - C01354-9 Family Search

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Re: Gerrards of Beaminster, Dorset
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 06 June 12 10:57 BST (UK) »
1841 HO107/292 book 11 folio 15 page 24
Sherborne Yetminster
Household of Robert Gillingham and family. Farmer
John Jerrard (spelling on image) Male servant born in county Yes

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Re: Gerrards of Beaminster, Dorset
« Reply #4 on: Wednesday 06 June 12 11:04 BST (UK) »
1861 RG 91/127/59
1 Windsor Place Paddington
John Gerrard 45 head carpenter born Beaminster
Jane Gerrard 40 wife Okeford Fitzpaine Dorset
Richard M Gerrard 16 carpenter's apprentice
Henry T Gerrard 11
Mary A Gerrard 8
Lucy A Gerrard 4
John Gerrard 3
Philip J Gerrard 11 Months
James Questian 24

All children born Paddington Middlesex.

So are the earlier two your man? The one in 1851 was married but no family with him.
I'll go back and take another look

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Re: Gerrards of Beaminster, Dorset
« Reply #5 on: Wednesday 06 June 12 11:06 BST (UK) »
If John Gerrard married in 1843 to Jane Yeatman then this could be them on the 1851 census -

Ghon Garrod  ??? Head 35 b. Beaminster Dorset, Carpenter
Jane Garrod Wife 30 b. Beaminster Dorset, Hat Maker
Richard Garrod son 3 b. Paddington
Henry T Garrod son 2 b. Paddington
Jane Garrod dau 1 Mo b. Paddington

Living at Praed St, St John's, Paddington  HO107, Piece, 1467, Folio, 584; Page, 46

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Re: Gerrards of Beaminster, Dorset
« Reply #6 on: Wednesday 06 June 12 20:25 BST (UK) »
It looks like we have several Candidates. JJen can you look into the Garrod Line for me please. Crisane is it possible to look into the John Gerrard line. Thank you for helping me out on this.

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Re: Gerrards of Beaminster, Dorset
« Reply #7 on: Wednesday 06 June 12 23:12 BST (UK) »
These two are the same family. Misspelling of names caused by enumerators evaluation of what he hears and his spelling abilities and/or the transcribers skills in decphering terrible handwrting
Ghon Garrod  ??? Head 35 b. Beaminster Dorset, Carpenter
Jane Garrod Wife 30 b. Beaminster Dorset, Hat Maker
Richard Garrod son 3 b. Paddington
Henry T Garrod son 2 b. Paddington
Jane Garrod dau 1 Mo b. Paddington
Living at Praed St, St John's, Paddington  HO107, Piece, 1467, Folio, 584; Page, 46
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1861 RG 91/127/59
1 Windsor Place Paddington
John Gerrard 45 head carpenter born Beaminster
Jane Gerrard 40 wife Okeford Fitzpaine Dorset
Richard M Gerrard 16 carpenter's apprentice
Henry T Gerrard 11
Mary A Gerrard 8
Lucy A Gerrard 4
John Gerrard 3
Philip J Gerrard 11 Months
James Questian 24
All children born Paddington Middlesex

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Re: Gerrards of Beaminster, Dorset
« Reply #8 on: Wednesday 06 June 12 23:35 BST (UK) »
Bishop's Transcripts

Marriage 25 July 1843 at Saint Anne's Soho Westminster
Jane Yeatman of full Age Spinster
Spouse  John Gerrard  of full Age Bachelor Carpenter
Address for both Litchfield Street
Bride's father  - Thos Yeatman occupation Servant's Tea Trust??
Groom's father - Richd Gerrard Farmer
 
Witnesses
Harriet Yeatman
Robt A Clune? (Not at all sure about this name)