Thomas SPURRELL

Male 1802 - 1877  (74 years)    Has 10 ancestors and 6 descendants in this family tree.


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  • Name Thomas SPURRELL 
    Relationshipwith Teresa Ann GOATHAM
    Born 9 Sep 1802 
    • From baptism entry
    Baptised 19 Sep 1802  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 
    • From PR entry (image on FMP, viewed 30 Oct 2012)
      Under heading "1802 Baptisms" - "[September] 19[th]. Thomas, Son of Matthew & Catherine Spurrell Born 9th. Septembr. 1802" (text in [] at top of column)
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1826 
    Grocer 
    • When his dau Amelia was bapt (acc to DFHS index)
    Occupation 1836 
    Labourer 
    • When his dau Sophia was bapt
    Residence 1841  Mount Street, 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 
    • With his wife and 4 daughters (Amelia, Mary, Sophia and Elizabeth)
    Occupation From 1841 to 1856  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 
    Policeman 
    • "Police Constable" - 1841 census
      "Policeman" - dau Amelia's marr cert in 1844
      "Sergeant of Police in Dock-yard" - 1851 census
      "Sergt. Dockyard Police" - dau Sophia's marr cert in 1856
      Late "Inspector of Police H M Dockyard Devonport" - gravestone
    Residence 1851  5, Princess Street Ope, 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 
    • With his wife and daus Sophia, Eliza and Fanny
      Two Police Constables in the Dockyard were lodgers with the family
    Died 6 Jun 1877 
    • From probate calendar.
      GRO ref: SPURRELL, Thomas aged 74 q2 1877 Stoke D. RD 5b 242
      Different date on PWDRO transcript of gravestone - I suspect this transcript is wrong (26 March - wife's date, year 1870 - but he died after her and she died 1876)
    Probate 2 Jul 1877 
    • Spurrell Thomas.
      2 July. The Will of Thomas Spurrell late of Morice Town Devonport in the County of Devon Superannuated Inspector of Police in Her Majesty's Devonport Dockyard who died 6 June 1877 at Pym-street Morice Town was proved at Exeter by John Lishmund of 3 South-Warren-street Morice Town Shipwright the sole Executor.

      Effects under £800.
    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
    • I'm not clear about where Thomas and his wife were buried - the burials were after the Milehouse burial ground began to be used, but the photo on the PWDRO site is dated 2009 not 1969
    Person ID I11497  Teresa's tree
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2015 

    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 Jemima BEER,   b. Abt 1802,   d. 26 Mar 1876  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Married 3 Apr 1826  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 of PR entries (on FMP, viewed 16 Apr 2013)
    Children 6 children 
    Last Modified 16 Apr 2013 
    Family ID F5249    |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBaptised - 19 Sep 1802 - 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 - 3 Apr 1826 - 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 - Sophia Elizabeth SPURRELL - 12 Jun 1836 - 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 MapsOccupation - Policeman - From 1841 to 1856 - 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 - Fanny SPURRELL - Abt 1845 - 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 the grave of Mary Jemima Spurrell and her husband Thomas (Reliability: 3).

      Catalogue Ref: 3522 /11/29
      Description: Headstone detailing the death of: Mary Jemima Spurrell, wife of Thomas Spurrell, late Inspector of Police, H M Dockyard, 26 March 1876, aged 73 years, also Thomas Spurrell, 26 March 1870, aged 76 years, Stoke Damerel Church burial ground, Plymouth.
      Date: 2009
      Photo on website partly legible
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