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William Fearn Derbyshire
« on: Sunday 10 February 19 05:30 GMT (UK) »
Iíve been unable to reliably trace the Fearn family back further than William Fearn born 1800 in Derbyshire and died 1874 Brassington, Derbyshire. Married Sarah Baseley in 1817 in Carsington and they had a son, Joseph, in 1820. As Sarah was aged 42 by then, itís possible that she was a widow. Iíve been unable find their 1841 census record. Any suggestions on where to look would be very much appreciated.

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Re: William Fearn Derbyshire
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 10 February 19 08:04 GMT (UK) »
Going by the 1851 census Sarah was 25 years older than William who would have been 17 when they married.

I see that William is a stone mason in the 1851 census.  They appear to have stayed in the Carsington area.

I'll try the 1841 census using the stone mason and see if that helps.
Ashford: Somerset, London
England: Devon, London, New Zealand
Holdway: Wiltshire
Hooper: Bristol, Somerset
Knowling: Devon, London
Southcott: Devon, China
Strong: Wiltshire
Watson: Cambridgeshire
White: Bristol
Windo - Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire

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Re: William Fearn Derbyshire
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 10 February 19 08:28 GMT (UK) »
Unless they have been wildly mistranscribed I cannot see William and Sarah in the 1841 census.  They may have been missed off or elsewhere, who knows?

The 1851 says that William was born in Middleton, Derbyshire and Sarah in Tissington, Derbyshire.
Ashford: Somerset, London
England: Devon, London, New Zealand
Holdway: Wiltshire
Hooper: Bristol, Somerset
Knowling: Devon, London
Southcott: Devon, China
Strong: Wiltshire
Watson: Cambridgeshire
White: Bristol
Windo - Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire

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Re: William Fearn Derbyshire
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 10 February 19 08:32 GMT (UK) »
I see that Middleton is close to Wirksworth and there is a baptism for a William Fearn on 13 May 1799 at Wirksworth.  Parents are William and Rebecca.

I would consider this to be a strong contender for your William.
Ashford: Somerset, London
England: Devon, London, New Zealand
Holdway: Wiltshire
Hooper: Bristol, Somerset
Knowling: Devon, London
Southcott: Devon, China
Strong: Wiltshire
Watson: Cambridgeshire
White: Bristol
Windo - Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire

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Re: William Fearn Derbyshire
« Reply #4 on: Sunday 10 February 19 08:37 GMT (UK) »
1841 Carsington

William   Fearn   45   occ Stone mason
Sarah   Fearn   60   
John   Fearn  15   
Anne   Lane        25     Visitor
all bn Derbyshire   

HO107 / 197
Book 13
Folio 6
Page 17
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Re: William Fearn Derbyshire
« Reply #5 on: Sunday 10 February 19 08:38 GMT (UK) »
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1841 from IGI
William Fearn  Carsington, Derbyshire, England
Age   45  Birthplace   Derbyshire
Registration District   Ashbourne  Carsington   Derbyshire
17   HO107   197/6
William Fearn   M   45-49   Derbyshire
Sarah Fearn   F   60-64   Derbyshire
John Fearn   M   15-19   Derbyshire
Anne Lane      F   25-29   Derbyshire

Added: He is Pearn on Ancestry

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Re: William Fearn Derbyshire
« Reply #6 on: Sunday 10 February 19 08:44 GMT (UK) »
Oh good I'm so glad you have found them in 1841 Rosie and Chempat.  Don't know why I couldn't find them.

Ah I can see now why I didn't find them.   I was using different birth years.

I've found what is probably the parents marriage:-

26th April 1798 at Wirksworth, William Fern to Rebecca Watson
Ashford: Somerset, London
England: Devon, London, New Zealand
Holdway: Wiltshire
Hooper: Bristol, Somerset
Knowling: Devon, London
Southcott: Devon, China
Strong: Wiltshire
Watson: Cambridgeshire
White: Bristol
Windo - Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire

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Re: William Fearn Derbyshire
« Reply #7 on: Sunday 10 February 19 10:30 GMT (UK) »
Thank you so much, everyone!

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Re: William Fearn Derbyshire
« Reply #8 on: Sunday 10 February 19 10:47 GMT (UK) »
Does the marriage of William & Sarah give any additional information, sorry I can't see it online
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