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Family of James SHARLAND and Rosa FRENCH

Husband: James SHARLAND (1878-1915)
Wife: Rosa FRENCH (1885- )
Marriage 8 Apr 1912 Cruwys Morchard, Devon, England
Banns published in Cruwys Morchard March 3, 10 and 17 1912

Husband: James SHARLAND

Name: James SHARLAND1,2
Sex: Male
Father: James SHARLAND (1839-1907)
Mother: Eliza CROOK (1843-1925)
Birth 14 May 1878 Cruwys Morchard, Devon, England1
Baptism 16 Jun 1878 (age 0) Cruwys Morchard, Devon, England
Occupation Farm Servant, Sailor R.N.1
Census 3 Apr 1881 (age 3) Cruwys Morchard, Devon, England3
Pages, Cruwys Morchard
Education 16 Jul 1883 (age 5) -
He started at Cruwys Morchard School. His DOB in the Register is given as 14 May 1878
Census 5 Apr 1891 (age 12) Cruwys Morchard, Devon, England4
West Ruckham Farm, North Looseland
Occupation 5 Apr 1891 (age 12) Farm Servant; Cruwys Morchard, Devon, England4
Enlisted (Military) 3 Aug 1896 (age 18) Devonport, Devon, England
Joined the RN for 12 years.
Military Rank btw 1896 and 1908 (age 17-30) Stoker and Leading Stoker
He was at Devonport for several periods during his service. He doesnt appear to have stayed on any ship for more than a few months.
Census 2 Apr 1911 (age 32) Cruwys Morchard, Devon, England5
Occupation 2 Apr 1911 (age 32) Road Contractor; Cruwys Morchard, Devon, England5
Industry or Service with which worker is connected: Rural District Council
Military Service No. 3/7863
Military Regiment Devonshire Regiment 8th (Service) Bn
Military Rank L/Cpl
Memorial He is commemorated on the Loos Memorial
Campaign Medal Victory Medal, British War Medal and 1915 Star
Death 25 Sep 1915 (age 36) Loos, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
Cause: Killed in Action
Address: Pennymoor, Cruwys Morchard

Wife: Rosa FRENCH

Name: Rosa FRENCH
Sex: Female
Father: James FRENCH (1839?- )
Mother: Sarah UNKNOWN (1846?- )
Birth 1885 Cruwys Morchard, Devon, England
Military Rank Lce Corporal
Military Regiment Devonshire Regiment
8th Bn
Military Service No. 3/7863
Memorial Panel 35 to 37. Loos Memorial; Pas de Calais, France
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 16) Cruwys Morchard, Devon, England6
North Pennymoor

Note on Husband: James SHARLAND

He served in the RN from 1896 until 1908, and then joined the Devonshire Regiment at the outbreak of WW1, and was killed in action in France in 1915.


1"Norina Dixon's Sharland Research".
2"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
3"Census 1881 Cruwys Morchard, Devon, England RG11/2237 Folio 54 Page 8 (James Sharland)" (RG11/2237 Folio 54 Page 8).
Text From Source: Name,Relation,Condition,Sex,Age,Occupation,Where Born,Infirmity
James Sharland,Head,Mar,M,42,Agricultural Labourer,Cruwys Morchard, Devon, England,
Eliza Sharland,Wife,Mar,F,38,,Cruwys Morchard, Devon, England,
William Henry Sharland,Son,Unm,M,16,Agricultural Labourer,Cruwys Morchard, Devon, England,
Helena Elizabeth Sharland,Daughter,Unm,F,9,Scholar,Cruwys Morchard, Devon, England,
Charles Sharland,Son,Unm,M,7,Scholar,Cruwys Morchard, Devon, England,
Ann Sharland,Daughter,Unm,F,6,Scholar,Cruwys Morchard, Devon, England,
James Sharland,Son,Unm,M,3,,Cruwys Morchard, Devon, England,
Thomas George Sharland,Son,Unm,M,1,,Cruwys Morchard, Devon, England,
4"Census 1891 Cruwys Morchard, Devon, England RG12/1767 Folio 48 Page 11 (James Sharland)" (RG12/1767 Folio 48 Page 11).
Text From Source: Name,Relation,Condition,Sex,Age,Occupation,Employ Status,Where Born,Infirmity
James Sharland,Servant,S,M,12,Farm Servant,,Cruwys Morchard, Devon, England,
5"Census 1911 Cruwys Morchard, Devon, England RG14/13268 RG78/769 RD282 SD4 ED16 SN11 (Eliza Sharland nee Crook)" (RG14/13268 RG78/769 RD282 SD4 ED16 SN11).
Text From Source: Name,Relation,Sex,Age,Married,Years,Chd Born,Chd Living,Chd Died,Occupation,Industry,Employ Status,At Home,Where Born,Nationality,Infirmity
Eliza Sharland,Head,F,68,W,,,,,Post woman,,,,Cruwys Morchard, Devon, England,,
James Sharland,Son,M,32,S,,,,,Road Contractor,Rural District Council,,,Cruwys Morchard, Devon, England,,
6"Census 1901 Cruwys Morchard, Devon, England RG13/2148 Folio 84 Page 13 (Ellen Sharland)" (RG13/2148 Folio 84 Page 13).
Text From Source: Name,Relation,Condition,Sex,Age,Occupation,Employ Status,At Home,Where Born,Infirmity
James French,Head,S,M,61,Stone breaker for roads,,,Petherton, Somerset, England,
Sarah French,Wife,M,F,54,,,,Cruwys Morchard, Devon, England,
Rosa French,Daughter,S,F,16,,,,Cruwys Morchard, Devon, England,