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Family of Samuel FURSDON and Elizabeth GIBBINGS

Husband: Samuel FURSDON (c. 1788-1856)
Wife: Elizabeth GIBBINGS (c. 1791-1874)
Children: George FURSDON (c. 1823-1914)
William FURSDON (c. 1825- )
John FURSDON (c. 1827-bef1858)
James FURSDON (1830- )
Marriage 5 Dec 1822 Sandford, Devon, England

Husband: Samuel FURSDON

Name: Samuel FURSDON1
Sex: Male
Father: Robert FURSDON (c. 1758- )
Mother: Thomazin GOSLAND (1755-1828)
Birth c. 1788 Sandford, Devon, England
Baptism 25 Dec 1788 (age 0) Stockleigh English, Devon, England
Occupation Master Tailor
Death 29 Oct 1856 (age 67-68) Sandford, Devon, England
Burial 1 Nov 1856 Sandford, Devon, England

Wife: Elizabeth GIBBINGS

Name: Elizabeth GIBBINGS1
Sex: Female
Father: William GIBBINGS ( - )
Mother: Frances LAKE ( - )
Birth c. 1791 Sandford, Devon, England
Occupation School Teacher
Death 26 Oct 1874 (age 82-83) Crediton , Devon, England
Burial 1 Nov 1874 Sandford, Devon, England

Child 1: George FURSDON

Name: George FURSDON1
Sex: Male
Spouse: Susannah ELLIS (c. 1830-1896)
Birth c. 1823 Sandford, Devon, England
Baptism 26 Dec 1823 (age 0) Sandford, Devon, England
Death Sep 1914 (age 90-91) Newton Abbot, Devon, England

Child 2: William FURSDON

Name: William FURSDON1
Sex: Male
Spouse: Eliza NORRISH (1823- )
Birth c. 1825 Sandford, Devon, England
Baptism 18 Oct 1825 (age 0) Sandford, Devon, England
Occupation Agricultural Labourer

Child 3: John FURSDON

Name: John FURSDON1
Sex: Male
Spouse: Maria DREW (c. 1819-1884)
Birth c. 26 Dec 1827 Sandford, Devon, England
Baptism 26 Dec 1827 (age 0) Sandford, Devon, England
Occupation Agricultural labourer, Soldier
Death btw May 1857 and Jun 1858 (age 29-30) Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Cause: Killed while storming the engine house at Lucknow, India duriung the siege of Lucknow

Child 4: James FURSDON

Name: James FURSDON1
Sex: Male
Spouse: Francis SHORE (1835- )
Birth 4 Jun 1830 Sandford, Devon, England
Baptism 2 Aug 1830 (age 0) Sandford, Devon, England
Occupation Blacksmith
Census 30 Mar 1851 (age 20) Sandford, Devon, England2
Sandford Town
Occupation 30 Mar 1851 (age 20) Blacksmith; Sandford, Devon, England2

Note on Husband: Samuel FURSDON

Settlement Order of 7th January 1830 shows Samuel was born in Sandford, worked for his father Robert, who was born in Stockleigh English, but lived in Sandford.

In 1841 living in East Village with Elizabeth, George and James. John Heard & Agnes next door.


In 1851 John & William living with them


1"Nick Heard". This GEDCOM is predominantly the work of Nick Heard, but it incorporates the collaborated work of many other family historians. You are welcome to use the information herein but please acknowledge the source. Every effort has been made to ensure the data is accurate, but any use you make of it is entirely at your own risk. (c) Nick Heard 2009
2"Census 1851 Wright 12".
Text From Source: Name Related Cond Age Occupation Birth Place
Mary Bragg Head Mar 50 Blacksmith employing 5 men Sandford, Devon
Robert Wright Son Unm 24 Blacksmith Sandford, Devon
Mary Ann Wright Dau Unm 15 Dressmaker Sandford, Devon
James Fursdon Servant Unm 20 Blacksmith Sandford, Devon
Cit. Date: 30 March 1851. Assessment: Secondary evidence.