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Family of Walter John HEARD and Sarah Jane LYNES

Husband: Walter John HEARD (1887-1968)
Wife: Sarah Jane LYNES (1895-1971)
Children: Florence Emily HEARD (1914-1991)
William Thomas HEARD (1915-2003)
Walter J HEARD (1916-1917)
Doris HEARD (1921-2010)
Frederick HEARD (1922-2007)
Stanley James HEARD (1924-2009)
Evelyn Elsie HEARD (1925-1994)
Status: Divorced
Marriage 6 Dec 1913 Heavitree - Exeter, Devon, England

Husband: Walter John HEARD

Name: Walter John HEARD1
Sex: Male
Father: Thomas William HEARD (1857-1938)
Mother: Emily WARREN (c. 1867-1925)
Birth 7 Apr 1887 Sandford, Devon, England
Occupation Farm Servant, Agricultural & Haulier's Labourer.
Census 5 Apr 1891 (age 3) Crediton , Devon, England2
Baptist Court, Crediton
Death 26 Aug 1968 (age 81) Broadclyst, Devon, England
Burial Sep 1968 Broadclyst, Devon, England

Wife: Sarah Jane LYNES

Name: Sarah Jane LYNES1,3
Sex: Female
Father: Samuel LYNES (c. 1867-1936)
Mother: Elizabeth CLAMP (1873-1905)
Birth 3 Mar 1895 Lee Marston, Warwickshire, England
Baptism 26 May 1895 (age 0) Lee Marston, Warwickshire, England
Census 2 Apr 1911 (age 17) Solihull, Warwickshire, England4
Chudleigh, Birmingham Road, Solihull
Sarah was a domestic servant for Electrical Plate Manufacturer Alfred Henry Arter aged 43.
Occupation Domestic Servant
Death 7 Jan 1971 (age 75) Tamworth, Staffordshire, England
Burial 1971 Tamworth, Staffordshire, England
St Editha's Polesworth Abbey

Child 1: Florence Emily HEARD

Name: Florence Emily HEARD1
Sex: Female
Spouse: Arthur"Jim" JOHNS (1900-1989)
Birth 3 Nov 1914 Barry, South Glamorgan, Wales
Death 1991 (age 76-77) Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital- Exeter, Devon, England
Burial 1991 Payhembury, Devon, England

Child 2: William Thomas HEARD

Name: William Thomas HEARD1
Sex: Male
Spouse 1: Ena Linnet WILSON (1916-2003)
Spouse 2: PRIVATE ( - )
Birth 20 Oct 1915 Barry, South Glamorgan, Wales
Occupation Armed Services, and School Caretaker
Occupation 1 Feb 1938 (age 22) Private, 1st Bn the Wiltshire Regiment; Bangalore, Madras, India
Death 12 May 2003 (age 87) Wonford - Exeter, Devon, England
Burial 21 May 2003 Topsham, Devon, England

Child 3: Walter J HEARD

Name: Walter J HEARD1
Sex: Male
Birth Q4 1916 Exeter, Devon, England
Death Q1 1917 (age 0) Exeter, Devon, England

Child 4: Doris HEARD

Name: Doris HEARD1
Sex: Female
Spouse: Walter SWEET (1923-1991)
Birth 10 Apr 1921 Tiverton Registration District, Devon, England
Death 11 Jun 2010 (age 89) Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England

Child 5: Frederick HEARD

Name: Frederick HEARD1
Sex: Male
Spouse: Alice Grace WEBB (1929-1985)
Birth 1922 Devon, England
Death 7 Jul 2007 (age 84-85) Colchester, Essex, England

Child 6: Stanley James HEARD

Name: Stanley James HEARD1
Sex: Male
Spouse: Lillian Alice PALFREY (1932-1988)
Birth 14 Apr 1924 Honiton, Devon, England
Death 27 Sep 2009 (age 85) Exeter, Devon, England
Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Exeter

Child 7: Evelyn Elsie HEARD

Name: Evelyn Elsie HEARD1
Sex: Female
Spouse: Bernard Alfred Christopher JARVIS (1921-1987)
Birth 23 Jun 1925
Death 21 Oct 1994 (age 69) Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England
Burial 27 Oct 1994 Holy Trinity Church - Hinckley, Leicestershire, England
Burial 27 Oct 1994 Hinckley, Leicestershire, England

Child 8: PRIVATE

Sex: Female
Spouse: George Henry WALKER (1926-1997)

Child 9: PRIVATE

Sex: Female
Spouse: Kenneth Alfred COX (1929-1981)

Child 10: PRIVATE

Sex: Male

Note on Husband: Walter John HEARD

Is Walter a servant with the Stoyles at Prowse Farm in1901? Or is he a servant at Lower Woodbeer Farm, Kennerleigh with William and Jane Bragg.

In First World War he enlists with the Lancashire Fusiliers, Regimental No 57168. He also serves with the RFC, then the RAF, as a batman.


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 1891 Crediton, Devon ED 3 RG12/1760 Folio 44 Page 13 (Thomas Heard)".
Text From Source: Name Related Cond Age Occupation Birth Place
Thomas William Heard Head M 33 Carter Copper Oak - Sandford, Devon
Emily Heard Wife M 24 Crediton , Devon
Walter John Heard Son S 3 Sandford, Devon
Celina Heard Dau S 10 mths Upton Hellions, Devon
ED 3 RG12/1760 Folio 44 Page 13. Cit. Date: 5 April 1891. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
3Norina Dixon, "Family papers and research undertaken by Norina Dixon" (Emailed Family History Report).
4"Norina Dixon's research" (Emails, 2005). email 14/1/09.