Samuel Benjamin SPURRELL

Male 1807 - 1893  (85 years)    Has 10 ancestors and 6 descendants in this family tree.


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  • Name Samuel Benjamin SPURRELL 
    Relationshipwith Teresa Ann GOATHAM
    Born 9 Oct 1807  Devonport, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date from baptism register, place from 1861 and 1881 censuses
    Baptised 8 Nov 1807  The Parish Church, Stoke Damerel, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1841  George’s Lane, Stoke Damerel, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • At the time of the census - with his wife and children, presumably his - Samuel, Mathew and Catherine; also shown as separate household in same house - 9 yr old Mary Maunder (listed 1st) and 25 yr old Harriott Chivers
    Residence From 1861 to 1881  3, Francis Alley, Stoke Damerel, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • From the censuses.
      Living at no. 20 in 1851 - was the Alley renumbered or did they move?
    Residence 1893  William Street, Morice Town, Devonport, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • His home at the time of his death.
    Died 19 Mar 1893 
    • Date from probate calendar and from gravestone
    Probate 5 Apr 1893 
    • Spurrell Samuel Benjamin of William-street Morice Town Devonport bootmaker died 19 March 1893 Probate Exeter 5 April to Mary Ann Uglow (wife of William Uglow) and Edward Ernest Gard solicitor Effects £206 10s.
    Occupation Bootmaker 
    • From the probate calendar entry
      Also Shoe Maker in the 1861 and 1881 censuses
      The 1871 census shows him as "Cordwainer unemployed"
    Buried Stoke Damerel burial ground, Milehouse, Plymouth, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • After inscription to his wife:
      Also
      Samuel. B. Spurrell.
      Husband of the above.
      Who died March 19th. 1893.
      Aged 85 Years.
      "My strength is made perfect in weakness."
      (above transcribed from photo on PWDRO website)
    Person ID I10806  Teresa's tree
    Last Modified 15 Apr 2013 

    Father Matthew SPURRELL,   c. 31 Oct 1754, St. Peter’s Church, Meavy, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1823, Clowance Street, Devonport, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years) 
    Mother Catherine BUCKLEY,   b. Abt 1768,   bur. 4 Mar 1838, The Parish Church, Stoke Damerel, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married 22 Feb 1792  The Parish Church, Stoke Damerel, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • Most Stoke Damerel records I have from what is on FMP. For some reason they don't have the vast majority of baptisms for that Parish, 1791-1800; hence I think I am missing several of Matthew and Catherine's children.
    Children 6 children 
    Family ID F5040    |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Ann BROOKING,   b. Abt 1811, Stoke Climsland, Cornwall, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Oct 1882  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Married 2 Oct 1832  St. George’s Church, East Stonehouse, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • From DFHS index, not seen PR entry
    Children 5 children 
    Last Modified 31 Oct 2012 
    Family ID F5045    |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 9 Oct 1807 - Devonport, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsBaptised - 8 Nov 1807 - The Parish Church, Stoke Damerel, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 2 Oct 1832 - St. George’s Church, East Stonehouse, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild - Samuel Brooking SPURRELL - 8 Sep 1833 - The Parish Church, Stoke Damerel, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild - Matthew Richard SPURRELL - Abt 1836 - Devonport, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild - Amelia Catherine SPURRELL - 18 Dec 1838 - The Parish Church, Stoke Damerel, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild - Mary A. SPURRELL - Abt 1844 - Devonport, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild - William H. SPURRELL - Abt 1850 - Devonport, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
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    1. [S120] PWDRO "of the Parish" headstone project, Plymouth and West Devon Record Office, (http://www.plymouth.gov.uk/oftheparish  ), 15 Apr 2013, Entry for gravestone to Mary Ann Spurrell and her husband Samuel B. (Reliability: 4), 15 Apr 2013.
      Catalogue Ref: 706 /9/7/12/3
      Description: Headstone detailing the deaths of: Mary Ann Spurrell, 31 October 1882, aged 71 years and Smauel B Spurrell, 19 March 1893, aged 85 years, Stoke Damerel burial ground, Milehouse, Plymouth.
      Date: 1967
      Photo attached to webpage legible.
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