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Thomas Matcham 1861
« on: Wednesday 27 September 17 15:07 BST (UK) »
Looking for Thomas Matcham born c 1833 Dorest believed to be in the Dartington area of devon in 1861. Any help appreciated!
Caroline
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Re: Thomas Matcham 1861
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 27 September 17 15:30 BST (UK) »
Aged 26, Thomas is with his parents, James and Elizabeth, and sister Eliza at the Railway Hotel, Lower Cott, Dartington, Totnes. James and Thomas are "innkeepers"

The census was taken 7 April. There is an advert in the Trewman's Exeter Flying Post, 10 April 1861, re. the sale of the Railway Hotel, situate in the Parish of Dartington, now occupied by Thomas Thatcham.
S. Wales, Somerset, Devon - Oxenham

Aberavon - Hopkin/s, Jenkins, Thomas
St. Brides/Wick - Jenkins
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Re: Thomas Matcham 1861
« Reply #2 on: Wednesday 27 September 17 15:36 BST (UK) »
Thank you- this us strange as the date of birth and place of birth is correct but I already have Thomas's true parents in Dorset in 1861 and so this cannot be the right one.
Thank you anyway.
Caroline
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Re: Thomas Matcham 1861
« Reply #3 on: Wednesday 27 September 17 15:47 BST (UK) »
Thomas, age 20 and family (James, Elizabeth and Eliza) are in Plymouth in 1851.
Thomas and Eliza born Sturminster Newton, Dorset.
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Re: Thomas Matcham 1861
« Reply #4 on: Wednesday 27 September 17 15:54 BST (UK) »
There are 2 Thomas Matcham's on the '41 Census - both age 8.

The Thomas in Devon in '51 and '61 is at Sturminster Newton with family.

The other is at Charlton Marshall, father John, a blacksmith. Is this the Thomas you are chasing?
S. Wales, Somerset, Devon - Oxenham

Aberavon - Hopkin/s, Jenkins, Thomas
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Re: Thomas Matcham 1861
« Reply #5 on: Wednesday 27 September 17 16:19 BST (UK) »
Thank you - yes, it is the Thomas born in Charlton Marshall Dorset which is the one I am looking for.

Caroline
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Re: Thomas Matcham 1861
« Reply #6 on: Wednesday 27 September 17 16:48 BST (UK) »
If only it was the other Thomas Matcham - he's a dream to follow! 

Does your Thomas "disappear" after the 1851 Census or is it just the '61 Census you are lacking? I haven't  been able to find him in any Census '61 on.

   
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Aberavon - Hopkin/s, Jenkins, Thomas
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Llanblethian -  Price
Abergwynfi -  Han(d)ford
Pontardawe -  Lewis.

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Re: Thomas Matcham 1861- completed
« Reply #7 on: Wednesday 27 September 17 17:05 BST (UK) »
There is a death in 1853 in Shaftesbury- and I can only assume this is him. Please do not search any more as it is a minor branch on the tree.

Really appreciate your help.

Caroline
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Re: Thomas Matcham 1861
« Reply #8 on: Wednesday 27 September 17 17:16 BST (UK) »
I checked the GRO for that Thomas - think his age was 48. The GRO delivers age at death and I had checked the deaths 1851-1861.
S. Wales, Somerset, Devon - Oxenham

Aberavon - Hopkin/s, Jenkins, Thomas
St. Brides/Wick - Jenkins
Llanblethian -  Price
Abergwynfi -  Han(d)ford
Pontardawe -  Lewis.