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Family of Joseph SHARLAND and Mary UNKNOWN

Husband: Joseph SHARLAND (1863- )
Wife: Mary UNKNOWN (c. 1866-1896)
Children: Thomas Joseph SHARLAND (1893- )

Husband: Joseph SHARLAND

Name: Joseph SHARLAND1,2
Sex: Male
Father: Thomas SHARLAND (1825-1905)
Mother: Sarah BENNETT (1826-1902)
Birth 1863 Puddington, Devon, England
Occupation Soldier (1881) Agricultural Labourer (1891) Horseman (1901)

Wife: Mary UNKNOWN

Name: Mary UNKNOWN1,2
Sex: Female
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth c. 1866 Dublin, Ireland
Death 1896 (age 29-30) Kingsbridge Registration District, Devon, England

Child 1: Thomas Joseph SHARLAND

Name: Thomas Joseph SHARLAND1,2
Sex: Male
Birth 1893 Kingsbridge, Devon, England
Census 1901 (age 8) Poughill, Devon, England
Cottage, Poughill
Thomas Joseph is with his grandparents.

Note on Husband: Joseph SHARLAND - shared note

Birth registered Crediton March Q 1863 GRO Ref: 5b 440


In the family home in 1871 aged 8


In 1881 Joseph is found as a 18 year old soldier at Infantry Camp 2, St Botolphs, Colchester residing with fellow officer Patrick Riley from Ireland and his family together with 18 yr old Joseph Snape of Lancashire. Most of the soldiers however seem to hail from the county of Devon. PRO Ref: RG11/1789 Folio 90 Page 47


Unable to trace marriage at present but suspect a military one


In 1891he is found living in Torcross, Stokenham aged 25 and married to Mary from Dublin, Ireland PRO Ref: RG12/1716 Folio 24 Page 24


He is left a widower in 1896 with Mary's death and in 1901 he is found as a horseman on a farm at Woodhouse, Ashcombe, Devon in service for Alfred J Wryford RG13/2040 Folio 104 Page 3

Note on Wife: Mary UNKNOWN - shared note

Death registered Kingsbridge Sept Q 1896 GRO Ref 5b 113. She was aged 30


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