Taunton Courier 29 Aug 1855 Births Marriage and Deaths Death Betty OATEN of Pitminster

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Taunton Courier, and Western Advertiser 29 Aug 1855
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Births, Marriages, and Deaths.


Aug. 22. at Peterborough, Northhamptonshire, the wife of the Rev. Henry PRATT, canon of Peterborough Cathedral, and rector of Shepton Mallet, in this county, of a son.

Aug. 20, at Kingshill-house, Knowle, the wife of John STROUD, Esq., of a daughter.

Aug. 23, at Clifton, Mrs. Christopher J. THOMAS, of a daughter.

Aug. 21, at Langport, the wife of Maurice Davis Esq.. architect, of a son.

Aug. 22, at Stockham farm, Chard, the wife of Mr. BARKER, yeoman, of a son.

Aug. 23, at Yeovil, the wife of Mr. POMERY, of a son.

Aug. 23, at Chard, Mrs. JARMAN, of a son.

Aug. 25, at Bridgetown, Totnes, Devon, the wife of T. Harrison MARSHALL, Esq.. M.R.C.S., of a daughter.

Aug. 25, at Maperton House, Somerset, Mrs. Everleigh WYNDHAM of a daughter.

Aug. 26, at Park-place, Clifton, the wife of Peter LEVERSAGE, Esq., barrister-at-law, of a son.

Aug. 26, at Ashcott, near Glastonbury, the wife of H. Lucas BEAN, Esq., of a son.

Aug. 26, at Starcross, Devon, Mrs. Augustus PEEL, of a son, stillborn.


Aug. 21, at the Registry-office, Bristol, Mr. R. H. WOODWARD, of Thomas-street, Stoke's-croft, to Maria Jane youngest daughter of Mr. W. PIKE, late foreman at Mr GODWIN's, of that city.

Aug. 21, at Queen Camel, by the Rev. Charles LANGDON, M.A., brother-in-law of the bride, Anthony Robinson WHITE, Esq., of Tulse-hill, Surrey, to Mary Nicholls D'AUBENEY, youngest daughter of the late Rev. Samuel FITZHERBERT, of Buckshaw-house, in this county.

Aug. 23, at St. John's Church, Clifton, by the Rev. H. G. WALSH, incumbent, John BATES, Esq., of Clifton, to Susan RODON, youngest daughter of the late Charles PAYNE, Esq., of Clifton, and widow of John Baskerville MORTIMER, Esq., 34th Regiment Madras Native Infantry.

Aug. 23. at St. Cuthbert's, Wells, Mr. Matthew VOWLES, of Nottingham, to Miss Maria THORLEY, of the former place.

Aug. 26, at Bristol, by the Rev. J. J. EBSWORTH, Mr. John WEAVER, of Newport, to Miss Eliza BARRY.


August 24, at Ashfield, Taunton, after a long and painful illness, borne with much patience, Joseph HENDERSON, junr., in the 41st year of his age.

Aug. 21, at Bondleigh, Devon, in his 60th year, after a severe illness of six months' duration, the Rev. Joseph STROUD, M.A., the Rector of the parish, and late incumbent of Williton, in this county.

Aug. 23, in Canon-street, after a long and severe illness, born with calm resignation, Hannah Jeffrey BLACKER, only daughter of Mr. John BLACKER, aged 27.

Aug. 19, the wife of Mr. Charles ALLEN, Evercreech Park, aged 45.

Aug. 18, at Bath, Robert DEVEREUX, 15th Viscount HEREFORD, aged 46.

Aug. 18, at Wearne, Langport, Sarah, wife of Mr. W. GOODING, yeoman, aged 39.

Aug. 21, aged 61, deeply regretted, beloved and respected by her family and friends, Mrs. Louisa FOOT, wife of Mr. W. FOOT, plumber, Bath.

Aug. 22, at his residence, Lansdown Crescent, Bath, Henry LAWSON, Esq., F.R.S.

Aug. 23, at Bath, William HARKNESS, eldest surviving son of Major TINLING, late of the 74th Highlanders.

Aug. 22, at Nailsea, aged 77 years, Mr. George NEWTON.

Aug. 22, of consumption, aged 23 years, John, eldest son of Mr. John SPERRIN, registrar of births and deaths, Backwell, Somerset.

Aug. 23, at Wells, aged 39 years, the wife of Mr. Charles GRIST.

Aug. 19, suddenly, at the residence of her brother, Mr. John FRY, Badgworth, Somerset, aged 72 years, Mrs. SOPER, relict of the late Mr. John SOPER, of Bristol.

Aug. 22. at Pitminster, near Taunton, at the venerable old age of nearly 109 years, Betty OATEN.

Aug. 26, at Sherborne, of cancer of the stomach, James A'COURT, footman to the late C. HENLEY, Esq. He survived his master but a few days.

Aug. 27, at Bickley, Milverton, J. KIDNER, Esq.

At Lausanne, in the 19th year of his age, Antony Maurice ASHLEY, third son of the Earl of Shaftesbury.

Aug. 23, at Bath, Susan, daughter of the late William TOWGOOD, Esq., aged 58?.

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<NOTES: Betty OATEN is Elizabeth or Betty SEYMOUR, married George OATEN – Betty was 108 when she died>