Author Topic: Rev William Ponsford  (Read 715 times)

Offline Barry Ponsford

  • RootsChat Extra
  • **
  • Posts: 60
  • Census information Crown Copyright, from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk
    • View Profile
Rev William Ponsford
« on: Friday 30 October 15 13:50 GMT (UK) »

Does any one have information on Reverend William Ponsford, he was located around Drewsteignton, Devon....I'm sorry but that is about it!

I do have his date of death as 31st August 1869

Anything would useful especially if there is a picture out there somewhere!

RootsChat is the busiest, largest free family history forum site in the country. It is completely free to use. Register now.
Also register instantly with Facebook or Twitter (and other social networks). Start your genealogy search now.


Offline groom

  • RootsChat Marquessate
  • *******
  • Posts: 20,406
  • Me aged 3. Tidied up thanks to Wiggy.
    • View Profile
Re: Rev William Ponsford
« Reply #1 on: Friday 30 October 15 13:56 GMT (UK) »
Have you Googled his name as there are a few mentions of the family e.g.

http://www.legendarydartmoor.co.uk/drew_vhurch.htm
Census information Crown Copyright, from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

RootsChat is the busiest, largest free family history forum site in the country. It is completely free to use. Register now.
Also register instantly with Facebook or Twitter (and other social networks). Start your genealogy search now.


Offline groom

  • RootsChat Marquessate
  • *******
  • Posts: 20,406
  • Me aged 3. Tidied up thanks to Wiggy.
    • View Profile
Re: Rev William Ponsford
« Reply #2 on: Friday 30 October 15 14:09 GMT (UK) »
1851 census

HO107 Piece number   1885 Folio   568  Page   1
Rectory, Village, Drewsteignton, Okehampton, Devon

William   Ponsford   Head   Unmarried    53    Rector Of Drewsteignton And Justice Of The Peace    Drewsteignton, Devon
Elizabeth   Yeo   Servant   W   Female   51       General Serv   Devon
James   Luxton   Servant   Unmarried       33       General Serv   Devon
Maria   Williams   Servant   Unmarried    33       House Serv   Drewsteignton, Devon
Census information Crown Copyright, from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

Offline groom

  • RootsChat Marquessate
  • *******
  • Posts: 20,406
  • Me aged 3. Tidied up thanks to Wiggy.
    • View Profile
Re: Rev William Ponsford
« Reply #3 on: Friday 30 October 15 14:18 GMT (UK) »
Looks as if he married late in life

1861
RG 9; Piece: 1468; Folio: 61; Page: 2

William Ponsford     63      magistrate and rector                             Drewsteignton, Devon
Emily Eliza Ponsford   47  wife                                                          Winterton, Lincolnshire
Elizabeth Emma Lambert   18 step daughter                                     Drewsteignton, Devon
Elizabeth Yeo   61     servant                                                          South Tawton, Devo
James Lewton   42     servant                                                          Mamhead, Devon
Maria Williams   42     servant                                                          Drewsteignton, Devon
Rhoda Phillips   15     servant                                                          Powderham, Devon
Census information Crown Copyright, from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

Offline groom

  • RootsChat Marquessate
  • *******
  • Posts: 20,406
  • Me aged 3. Tidied up thanks to Wiggy.
    • View Profile
Re: Rev William Ponsford
« Reply #4 on: Friday 30 October 15 14:21 GMT (UK) »
His marriage

Marriages Jun 1856   

Lambert    Emily Eliza        
Ponsford    William       
Glanford Brigg    (Lincolnshire)
7a   1269    
Census information Crown Copyright, from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

Offline groom

  • RootsChat Marquessate
  • *******
  • Posts: 20,406
  • Me aged 3. Tidied up thanks to Wiggy.
    • View Profile
Re: Rev William Ponsford
« Reply #5 on: Friday 30 October 15 14:26 GMT (UK) »
Interesting. It looks as if his step daughter, Elizabeth, married into the family

Marriages Sep 1867
   
Lambert    Elizabeth Emma       
Ponsford    John       
Okehampton    5b   657
Census information Crown Copyright, from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk

Offline groom

  • RootsChat Marquessate
  • *******
  • Posts: 20,406
  • Me aged 3. Tidied up thanks to Wiggy.
    • View Profile
Re: Rev William Ponsford
« Reply #6 on: Friday 30 October 15 14:28 GMT (UK) »
Census information Crown Copyright, from www.nationalarchives.gov.uk