James Matthews

Male 1811 - 1882


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  • Name  James Matthews 
    Born  1811  Earl Stoke, Wiltshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Base born.
    Event  1811  Earl Stoke, Wiltshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    He was recorded as 'base born' meaning he was illegitimate, sometimes referred to as natural born. Indeed there is no indication that his mother Ann ever married at all, so we have no idea who his father might have been. 
    Christened  1 Sep 1811  Earl Stoke, Wiltshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Occupation  1841-1871  Wiltshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Blacksmith; his son George and grandson George were also both Blacksmiths. Son Charles was a Blacksmith, then an Engine Smith; William was an Engine Driver; Francis started off as a Blacksmith but became a Farm Labourer; James was a Police Constable; John Thomas was a Butler, then a Reform Club Waiter; Samuel was a Labourer; and finally Joseph was a Coachman. 
    Died  Apr 1882  Market Lavington, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  17 Apr 1882  Market Lavington, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I9639  Fidgen
    Last Modified  22 Jun 2019 

    Mother  Ann Matthews,   b. 1792, West Lavington, Wiltshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1842, Devizes, Wiltshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F3998  Group Sheet

    Family  Jane Axford,   b. 1813, Crockerton, Wiltshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1886, Devizes, Wiltshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  20 Aug 1832  Market Lavington, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Count of Children  Had 8 sons and 5 daughters, though at least two died young. 
    Children 
     1. George Matthews,   b. 1832, Market Lavington, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1889, Devizes, Wiltshire Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. William Matthews,   b. 1834, Market Lavington, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1886, Colerne, Wiltshire Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Martha Matthews,   b. 1836, Market Lavington, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1918, Devizes, Wiltshire Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Hester Jane Matthews,   b. 28 Dec 1838, Market Lavington, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1912, Devizes, Wiltshire Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Sarah Anne Matthews,   b. 20 Jan 1841, Market Lavington, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1843, Market Lavington, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Susannah Matthews,   b. 2 Feb 1843, Market Lavington, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1843, Market Lavington, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location
    >7. Charles Matthews,   b. 2 Jan 1844, Market Lavington, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1911, Swindon, Wiltshire Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Francis Matthews,   b. 4 May 1846, Market Lavington, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. James Matthews,   b. 26 Aug 1848, Market Lavington, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1912, Northfleet, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. John Thomas Matthews,   b. 12 Dec 1850, Market Lavington, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1936, Bucklow, Cheshire Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Samuel Matthews,   b. 12 Feb 1853, Market Lavington, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1896, Bury, Lancashire Find all individuals with events at this location
     12. Joseph Matthews,   b. 12 Jan 1856, Market Lavington, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location
     13. Sarah Anne Matthews,   b. 26 Feb 1859, Market Lavington, Norfolk Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  19 Jun 2019 
    Family ID  F3821  Group Sheet