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Family of John WRIGHT and Sarah UNKNOWN

Husband: John WRIGHT (1822- )
Wife: Sarah UNKNOWN (c. 1812- )
Children: Henry WRIGHT (c. 1847- )
Frederick WRIGHT (c. 1848- )
Charles WRIGHT (c. 1850- )
Melinda WRIGHT (1853- )
Marriage Q4 1845 Exeter, Devon, England1

Husband: John WRIGHT

Name: John WRIGHT2
Sex: Male
Father: Thomas WRIGHT (1792-1851)
Mother: Ann BISHOP (c. 1797- )
Birth 1822 Sandford, Devon, England
Baptism 6 Oct 1822 (age 0) Sandford, Devon, England
Occupation Farmer
Census 7 Apr 1861 (age 37) Bristol, Gloucestershire, England3
5 Mitchell Lane, "Horse and Jockey" Temple, Bristol, St Mary Redcliffe
John and family have moved to Bristol, to the St Mary Redcliffe area.
Occupation 7 Apr 1861 (age 37) Haulier; Bristol, Gloucestershire, England3
This is my interpretation of an unclear occupation -
Census 2 Apr 1871 (age 46) Exeter, Devon, England4
4 Friars Place, Exeter
John has remarried, and moved back to Exeter. he is living with second wife Susan and her daughter Lavinia
Occupation 2 Apr 1871 (age 46) Carrier; Exeter, Devon, England4
Census 3 Apr 1881 (age 61) Exeter, Devon, England5
13 St Mary Arches Street, St Olaves, Exeter
John is still described as married, but is alone in Exeter at the time of the census.
Occupation 3 Apr 1881 (age 61) Carrier; Exeter, Devon, England5

Wife: Sarah UNKNOWN

Name: Sarah UNKNOWN2
Sex: Female
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth c. 1812 Ide, Devon, England
Census 7 Apr 1861 (age 45) Bristol, Gloucestershire, England3
5 Mitchell Lane, "Horse and Jockey" Temple, Bristol, St Mary Redcliffe

Child 1: Henry WRIGHT

Name: Henry WRIGHT2
Sex: Male
Spouse: Lavinia UNKNOWN (1849?- )
Birth c. 1847 Shobrooke, Devon, England
Census 7 Apr 1861 (age 14) Bristol, Gloucestershire, England3
5 Mitchell Lane, "Horse and Jockey" Temple, Bristol, St Mary Redcliffe
Census 3 Apr 1881 (age 34) Newington, Surrey, England6
10 Brunswick Terrace
Occupation 3 Apr 1881 (age 34) Bus Conductor; Newington, Surrey, England6

Child 2: Frederick WRIGHT

Name: Frederick WRIGHT2
Sex: Male
Birth c. 1848 Newton Abbot, Devon, England
Occupation Wheelwright

Child 3: Charles WRIGHT

Name: Charles WRIGHT2
Sex: Male
Birth c. 1850 Newton Abbot, Devon, England
Census 7 Apr 1861 (age 12) Bristol, Gloucestershire, England3
5 Mitchell Lane, "Horse and Jockey" Temple, Bristol, St Mary Redcliffe

Child 4: Melinda WRIGHT

Name: Melinda WRIGHT2,7
Sex: Female
Birth 1853 Newton Abbot, Devon, England7
Census 7 Apr 1861 (age 8) Bristol, Gloucestershire, England3
5 Mitchell Lane, "Horse and Jockey" Temple, Bristol, St Mary Redcliffe
Census 2 Apr 1871 (age 19) Exeter, Devon, England4
4 Friars Place, Exeter

Note on Husband: John WRIGHT

By 1851 John has married a widow with 4 children and after a spell in Shobrooke, moved to East Street Newton Abbot where he has acquired a small holding. His brother Robert is living and working with him.

Sources

1"LDS Ancestral File Number". AFN:14K5.
2"Nick Heard". www.heardfamilyhistory.org.uk. 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 1861 Bristol, Gloucestershire ED 13c RG9/1714 Folio 12 Page 18 (John Wright)".
Text From Source: Name Related Cond Age Occupation Birth Place
John Wright Head Mar 37 Hallier Sandford, Devon
Sarah Wright Wife Mar 45 Ide,Devon
Henry Wright Son Unm 14 Scholar Shobrooke, Devon
Charles Wright Son Unm 12 Scholar Newton Abbot, Devon
Melinda Wright Dau Unm 8 Scholar Newton Abbot, Devon
ED 13c RG9/1714 Folio 12 Page 18. Cit. Date: 7 April 1861. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
4"Census 1871 Exeter,Devon ED18 RG10/2064 Folio 87 Page 10 (John Wright)".
Text From Source: Name Related Cond Age Occupation Birth Place
John Wright Head Mar 46 Carrier Sandford, Devon
Susan Wright Wife Mar 47 Barton St David, Somerset
Lavinia Wright Step-daughter Unm 22 Dressmaker Winford, Somerset
Melinda Wright Dau Unm 19 Newton Abbot, Devon
ED18 RG10/2064 Folio 87 Page 10. Cit. Date: 2 April 1871. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
5"Census 1881 Exeter,Devon ED 15 RG11/2155 Folio 57 Page 9 (John Wright)".
Text From Source: Name Related Cond Age Occupation Birth Place
John Wright Head Mar 61 Carrier Sandford, Devon
ED 15 RG11/2155 Folio 57 Page 9. Cit. Date: 3 April 1881. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
6"Census 1881 Newington, Surrey ED 11b RG11/541 Folio 95 Page 43 (Henry Wright)".
Text From Source: Name Related Cond Age Occupation Birth Place
Henry Wright Head Mar 34 Bus conductor Newton Abbot, Devon
Lavinia Wright Wife Mar 32 Bristol, Gloucestershire
Betty Wright Neice 4 London
ED 11b RG11/541 Folio 95 Page 43. Cit. Date: 3 April 1881. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
7Linda Wright, nee Clifton, New Zealand, "Linda Wright's Gedcom File" (Emailed to NH Feb 2008).