Family of John MADGE and Elizabeth BROWNING

Husband: John MADGE (c. 1790-1878)
Wife: Elizabeth BROWNING (1794-1872)
Children: John MADGE (1820- )
William MADGE (1822-1884)
Mary Ann MADGE (1827-1895)
Fanny MADGE (1829- )
Eliza MADGE (1832- )
Thirza MADGE (1838- )
Silvanus MADGE (1842- )
Marriage 18 Aug 1818 Crediton , Devon, England

Husband: John MADGE

Name: John MADGE1
Sex: Male
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth c. 1790 Colebrooke, Devon, England
Occupation Blacksmith
Death Q2 1878 (age 87-88) Crediton , Devon, England2

Wife: Elizabeth BROWNING

Name: Elizabeth BROWNING1
Sex: Female
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth 1794 Crediton , Devon, England
Occupation Woollen Weaver, Marine Store Dealer
Death Q4 1872 (age 77-78) Crediton , Devon, England3

Child 1: John MADGE

Name: John MADGE1
Sex: Male
Birth 1820 Crediton , Devon, England

Child 2: William MADGE

Name: William MADGE1
Sex: Male
Spouse 1: Hannah WATSON (1823- )
Spouse 2: Eliza PLIMMER (1837-1872)
Birth 20 Oct 1822 Crediton , Devon, England
Baptism 20 Oct 1822 (age 0) Crediton , Devon, England4
Occupation Carter, Grocer, Groom
Death 1884 (age 61-62) Kirkdale - Liverpool, Lancashire, England

Child 3: Mary Ann MADGE

Name: Mary Ann MADGE1
Sex: Female
Birth 1827 Crediton , Devon, England
Baptism 5 Jan 1827 (age 0) Crediton , Devon, England
Occupation House Maid, then Housekeeper, then Laundress
Death 1895 (age 67-68)

Child 4: Fanny MADGE

Name: Fanny MADGE1
Sex: Female
Birth 1829 Crediton , Devon, England
Baptism 6 Nov 1829 (age 0) Crediton , Devon, England
Occupation Dressmaker

Child 5: Eliza MADGE

Name: Eliza MADGE1
Sex: Female
Birth 1832 Crediton , Devon, England
Baptism 25 Nov 1832 (age 0)
Occupation Grocer

Child 6: Thirza MADGE

Name: Thirza MADGE1
Sex: Female
Spouse: Thomas MARLES (1837- )
Birth 1838 Crediton , Devon, England
Baptism 25 Apr 1838 (age 0) Crediton , Devon, England
Occupation Glover, Dressmaker, Grocer

Child 7: Silvanus MADGE

Name: Silvanus MADGE1
Sex: Male
Birth Q4 1842 Crediton , Devon, England
Baptism 11 Jan 1843 (age 0) Crediton , Devon, England
Occupation Blacksmith

Note on Husband: John MADGE

John's place of birth is variously given as Bow, Colebrooke, Crediton.

In 1841 John and Elizabeth are in Mill Street, Crediton with John, William, Mary Ann, Fanny, Eliza and Thirza. Agricultural labourer William Wright, aged 30, seems to be lodging with the family. In 1851 John and Elizabeth are still in Mill Street with Mary Ann, Fanny, Eliza, Thirza and Sylvanus. In 1861 daughters Mary Ann, Eliza, Thirza and son Silvanus are still living with John and Elizabeth in Mill Street. Grandchildren Anna and Sylvanus from Liverpool are living with them and Joiner Thomas Marles from Uton is lodging with the family. In 1871 Mary Ann, Thirza, are with their parents in Mill Street still. Grandson Sylvanus is now a carpenter. Son Sylvanus is no longer with the family. Thomas Marles is still lodging with the family5,6,7,8


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"GRO". Crediton 5b 313. Cit. Date: Q2 1878.
3Ibid. Crediton 5b 274. Cit. Date: Q4 1872.
4"IGI". Batch Numbers, Baptisms, Crediton Parish Church.
5"1861 Census". RG9/1472 Folio 98 Page 19 Crediton ED5.
6"1851 Census". HO107/1887 Folio 167 Page 24 Crediton ED2e.
7"1871 Census".
8"1841 Census". HO107/215 Folio 10 Page 20 Crediton ED 5.