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Re: George Fox and his wife Elizabeth - where are they in 1841
« Reply #9 on: Friday 30 June 17 13:44 BST (UK) »
Looks like Bennett was her middle name, there is marriage in Dorchester 1st Jan  1817, Samuel Fenton to Elizabeth Bennett Brown. witnesses look like William and Elizabeth Eames. All parties signed.

Berks / Oxon: Eltham, Annetts, Wiltshire (surname not county), Hawkins, Pembroke, Partridge
Dorset / Hants: Derham, Stride, Purkiss, Scott, Sibley
Yorkshire: Pottage, Carr, Blackburn, Depledge
Sussex: Goodyer, Christopher, Trevatt
Jersey: Fowler, Huelin, Scott
Essex/Herts: Livermore, Holgate, Law, Day, Myson, Boyton
Norfolk/Suffolk: Stone, Alexander, Tipple, Ingate

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Re: George Fox and his wife Elizabeth - where are they in 1841
« Reply #10 on: Friday 30 June 17 13:59 BST (UK) »
Mary Ann Fenton married Henry Robert Hodgson widower captin in 31st artillery on 13 May 1848 at St Mary, Lambeth. The record notes her father was deceased. One witness was Sarah Fenton. Have you come across her?
Berks / Oxon: Eltham, Annetts, Wiltshire (surname not county), Hawkins, Pembroke, Partridge
Dorset / Hants: Derham, Stride, Purkiss, Scott, Sibley
Yorkshire: Pottage, Carr, Blackburn, Depledge
Sussex: Goodyer, Christopher, Trevatt
Jersey: Fowler, Huelin, Scott
Essex/Herts: Livermore, Holgate, Law, Day, Myson, Boyton
Norfolk/Suffolk: Stone, Alexander, Tipple, Ingate

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Re: George Fox and his wife Elizabeth - where are they in 1841
« Reply #11 on: Friday 30 June 17 14:37 BST (UK) »
There's a Sarah Fenton bapt at Langton Long, nr Blandford on 12 sep 1808 d/o Samuel and Elizabeth Fenton. This seems a bit odd if Samuel and Elizabeth didn't marry until 1817.
Berks / Oxon: Eltham, Annetts, Wiltshire (surname not county), Hawkins, Pembroke, Partridge
Dorset / Hants: Derham, Stride, Purkiss, Scott, Sibley
Yorkshire: Pottage, Carr, Blackburn, Depledge
Sussex: Goodyer, Christopher, Trevatt
Jersey: Fowler, Huelin, Scott
Essex/Herts: Livermore, Holgate, Law, Day, Myson, Boyton
Norfolk/Suffolk: Stone, Alexander, Tipple, Ingate

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Re: George Fox and his wife Elizabeth - where are they in 1841
« Reply #12 on: Friday 30 June 17 14:39 BST (UK) »
Hi Lizzie, from other records (ie the Will of Samuel Fenton) I know he was an Inn Keeper. Thanks for all you are doing.
Keith

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Re: George Fox and his wife Elizabeth - where are they in 1841
« Reply #13 on: Friday 30 June 17 15:03 BST (UK) »
Samuel is on 1837 jury list. Samuel Fenton, Innkeeper, White horse Inn, Middlemarsh
Berks / Oxon: Eltham, Annetts, Wiltshire (surname not county), Hawkins, Pembroke, Partridge
Dorset / Hants: Derham, Stride, Purkiss, Scott, Sibley
Yorkshire: Pottage, Carr, Blackburn, Depledge
Sussex: Goodyer, Christopher, Trevatt
Jersey: Fowler, Huelin, Scott
Essex/Herts: Livermore, Holgate, Law, Day, Myson, Boyton
Norfolk/Suffolk: Stone, Alexander, Tipple, Ingate

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Re: George Fox and his wife Elizabeth - where are they in 1841
« Reply #14 on: Friday 30 June 17 15:08 BST (UK) »
Just noticed Samuel made his will in 1832, some years before he died, his abode is Dorchester then.
Berks / Oxon: Eltham, Annetts, Wiltshire (surname not county), Hawkins, Pembroke, Partridge
Dorset / Hants: Derham, Stride, Purkiss, Scott, Sibley
Yorkshire: Pottage, Carr, Blackburn, Depledge
Sussex: Goodyer, Christopher, Trevatt
Jersey: Fowler, Huelin, Scott
Essex/Herts: Livermore, Holgate, Law, Day, Myson, Boyton
Norfolk/Suffolk: Stone, Alexander, Tipple, Ingate

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Re: George Fox and his wife Elizabeth - where are they in 1841
« Reply #15 on: Friday 30 June 17 15:23 BST (UK) »
There's a Sarah Fenton bapt at Langton Long, nr Blandford on 12 sep 1808 d/o Samuel and Elizabeth Fenton. This seems a bit odd if Samuel and Elizabeth didn't marry until 1817.

Maybe Samuel was married before to another Elizabeth. There's a marriage in 1805 of a Samuel Finton to Elizabeth Bussey. Apart from spelling of surname, the signatures are a bit similar
Berks / Oxon: Eltham, Annetts, Wiltshire (surname not county), Hawkins, Pembroke, Partridge
Dorset / Hants: Derham, Stride, Purkiss, Scott, Sibley
Yorkshire: Pottage, Carr, Blackburn, Depledge
Sussex: Goodyer, Christopher, Trevatt
Jersey: Fowler, Huelin, Scott
Essex/Herts: Livermore, Holgate, Law, Day, Myson, Boyton
Norfolk/Suffolk: Stone, Alexander, Tipple, Ingate

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Re: George Fox and his wife Elizabeth - where are they in 1841
« Reply #16 on: Friday 30 June 17 15:26 BST (UK) »
You should be a detective Lizzie. Just found out that the White Horse Inn in Middlemarsh  is now known as the Hunters Moon and has a big connection to the author Thomas Hardy (not helping me to find George and Elizabeth Fox in 1841 with any certainty but all very interesting eh?:

The essence of Hardy's novel 'The Woodlanders' revolves around a small rural community he calls the Hintocks centred on Middlemarsh. Just beyond 'The Hunter's Moon' the Dorchester road divides. To find Hardy's 'Revellers Inn', take the left hand fork for half a mile down the original old coaching turnpike and, set back, you will see the little changed Lower Revells Farmhouse. This was once a posting house of no mean size and is where Tim and Suke and the wedding party were bound after: 'Just walking round the parishes to show ourselves a bit'.
The present roadside frontage of the Hunter's Moon, with its three ground floor bay windows is unchanged since Hardy's day when his friend, pioneer photographer Herman Lea, described it as: 'a picturesque building of weatherworn brick; the tiled roof is laid to a pattern and the tiles themselves are moss-grown, the chimneys are massive and elaborated with dentil courses under the copings'. Much extended now - but with great sympathy - the comfortably welcoming beamed interior rambles around in several linked areas. A cosy, soft-lit relaxed intimacy is created with loads of bric-a-brac, open log fires and a great variety of tables, chairs and booths created from settles.

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Re: George Fox and his wife Elizabeth - where are they in 1841
« Reply #17 on: Friday 30 June 17 15:29 BST (UK) »
There is a burial of an Elizabeth Fenton age 32 on 10 Aug 1815 in Tarrant Gunville, abode Langton nr Blandford. Pity it doesn't say whether she was married and if so whose wife she was. but age, date of death and residence would all fit with Elizabeth Bussey of Tarrant G being Samuel's first wife.
Berks / Oxon: Eltham, Annetts, Wiltshire (surname not county), Hawkins, Pembroke, Partridge
Dorset / Hants: Derham, Stride, Purkiss, Scott, Sibley
Yorkshire: Pottage, Carr, Blackburn, Depledge
Sussex: Goodyer, Christopher, Trevatt
Jersey: Fowler, Huelin, Scott
Essex/Herts: Livermore, Holgate, Law, Day, Myson, Boyton
Norfolk/Suffolk: Stone, Alexander, Tipple, Ingate