This parish is about ten miles
north-west of Launceston. The name is taken from the nun, St Waerburh,
daughter of an Anglo-Saxon king. Her relics, at Chester, were an object
of pilgrimage in the middle ages. Warburghstow was mentioned in the Domesday
Book in 1086. The original manor house of Downwinney stood at one end
of the village green, but only the Norman door, porch, and an upstairs
window have survived. Just above the village is the prehistoric defensive
earthworks known as Warbstow Bury or Barrow. Many retired people now live
in the village, but farming is still active in the surrounding countryside.
1841 - 503 inhabitants.
By the 1871 census, there were 3 Uglow households - Jenny, an unmarried
dressmaker and two farmers, William and John Jolliffe.
4151 acre - and the socio-economic
Warbstow is NW of Launceston.1.
The whole of Cornwall
2. Here is a map
to get you to Warbstow
Unlike Marhamchurch and Bodmin,
the IGI gives us no records of Uglows in Warbstow before the middle of
the 18th century...... But then Warbstow was a hive of Uglows until the
mid 19th century. But many either emigrated or moved away. There are now
none in the 2001 phone directory....
William and Agnes Hobb
William 1702 was born
in St. Gennys. He is the son of Nicholas 1663
and Elizabeth Short who were resident in St Gennys. He is the grandson
of either Richard and Elizabeth Braund
from Marhamchurch or John 1625 from St Gennys
He married Agnes Hobb on 21
Oct 1730 at Treneglos. Agnes was born 18th August 1705 in Treneglos -
her father was Quintine Hobb and her mother Modisty Roose. William and
Agnes were resident in Warbstow throughout their marriage. Agnes died
in 1777. William died before 15 May 1781. His will mentions his four sons
and Agnes Hicks, his daughter.
Their name is often written 'Uglar'
- son William 1731 born in
Warbstow. He marries Mary Heard in 1763 - Family 1bi.
He received a bequest under his father's will in 1781 of £2.50 a year.
- son John 1734 born in Warbstow.
He received a bequest under his father's will in 1781 of £2.50 a year.
He dies in 1800 - his will was written in 1789 - it does not mention
a wife but does mention his sister Agnes and his brothers, William and
Nicholas, as well as brother Abel's widow, Elizabeth.
- son Nicholas 1736 born in
Warbstow. He marries Mary French in 1758 - Family 1biii.
He is the executor and remainderman of his father's will.
- daughter Agnes 1738 born
in Warbstow. She marries Andrew Hicks from Warbstow. IGI give seven
children. Four of the children are mentioned in grandfather William's
will in 1781. These are William, Andrew, Samuel and Tristam. They also
receives a bequest of £5 under their uncle John's will in 1800.
Andrew Hicks is born in 1766 probably marries his first cousin, Ann
1770, daughter of his uncle Nicholas and Mary French. Agnes is widowed
- son Abel 1742 born in Warbstow.
He marries Elizabeth Turner (born 1745) in North Petherwin in 1766 and
after son Abel 1767 is born in Warbstow, the family move to Week St
Mary - Family 2a. He received a bequest
under his father's will in 1781 of £60
William and Mary Heard/Elizabeth Mary Hobbs
William 1731 was the son of
William and Agnes Hobb and the grandson of Nicholas
1663 and Elizabeth Short. He married Mary Heard (born 1736 St.Gennys
and died 1766 in Warbstow) in St Gennys in 1763. Mary died within three
years and in 1771 William married Elizabeth Mary Hobbs in Warbstow. Her
parents were Tristram and Mary Hobbs and she was born in 1750 in
North Petherwin. Witnesses to the marriage were William Harvey
and Peter Trise. He received a bequest under his father's will in
1781 of £2.50 a year plus apparel. William died in 1797 in Warbstow.
- daughter Kathren 1764 born
in Warbstow. She receives a bequest of £5 under her uncle John's
will in 1800. It seems likely that she joins her brother in Plymouth and dies in Stoke Damerel in 1823.
- son William 1766 born in
Warbstow. He (but not his siblings) received a bequest under his grandfather's
will in 1779 of £30. He receives a bequest of £5 under his uncle
John's will in 1800.
He marries Mary Stacey in Week St Mary in 1798, witnesses were
William Stacey and A. Clifton. Mary was born in 1766 and dies
in 1857. The 1851 census has her living in Stoke Damerel. Probably they
ran the Beer House at 10 Granby St., Devonport - Family
- son John 1771 born in Warbstow.
He marries Ann Buckingham - Bodmin Family 5 - and Thomasine Cowling at St Gennys - Marhamchurch Family 12a
- son Nicholas 1773 born in
Warbstow. He dies in infancy
- daughter Mary 1774 born
in Warbstow. In 1799 she marries Richard Worth born in 1773 in Egloskerry
and whose parents were Richard Worth and Elizabeth Frayne. They
had daughter Elizabeth, sons William, Abel and Nicholas as well as 3 other children. In 1841, Mary is living in Pillaton where her son, William is farming.
Abel and Nicholas have moved to Whitstone by 1850. Nicholas marries Catherine and they have a daughter, Mary Uglow Worth, born in 1860. Abel marries Jane Bray Whitford born in Poundstock - they have a son, WIlliam Uglow Worth born in 1843. More intriguing is the fact that Jane is the older sister of Catherine Whitford who marries Abel's uncle, Nicholas 1782 . This is a close knit family - on the same sheet of the 1861 census in Whitstone, we find Abel and Nicholas living side by side in Luckham, next to (and presumably working as labourers on) Luckham Farm, now owned by Catherine and her husband, Josiah Martin. And Abel's aunt, Agnes 1776, is also living a couple of doors away!
- daughter Agnes 1776 born
in Warbstow. In the 1841 census she is living with Thomas May and family
in Key Wood Cottage, Whitstone. In 1851 she is a pauper still living with the Mays at Hawkins Park, Whitstone. In
1861, things haven't improved as she is a pauper, boarding with John
Elliott, a labourer at Hay Wood, Whitstone. But at least she lived to
a ripe old age, dying in Whitstone in 1864.
- son Abel 1778 born in Lesnewth.
In 1810 he marries Honor Kinsman in Poughill - she was probably born
there in 1784 - Family 2a in Poughill
- daughter Elizabeth 1779
born in Lesnewth. She marries William Sluman(?) in 1813 in Warbstow
with Nicholas and Ann as witnesses.
- son Nicholas 1782 born in
Warbstow. He marries very late in life in 1847 to a much younger woman,
Catherine Whitford - an interesting story which is detailed in Family
3 in Whitstone
- son Tristram 1783 born in
Nicholas and Mary French and Catherine Medland
Nicholas 1736 was born in Warbstow,
a yeoman, the son of William and Agnes Hobb and the
grandson of Nicholas 1663 and Elizabeth Short.
He seems to have lived his life in the village, dying and buried there
in 1810. He was married twice, the first time to Mary French, in 1758.
Mary 1723-1789was a local girl .
The second marriage was to
a much younger woman, Catherine Medland who was born in 1753 and died
at the age of 51 and was buried in St. Gennys. They married in 1794
in Poundstock - ?Catherine was already a widow having married William
Elson in 1775?
Nicholas was churchwarden and
executor of his father's will in 1779. He receives a bequest under his
brother John's will in 1800. He is the trustee for the younger children
under his sister in law, Elizabeth's
He dies in 1810 in Warbstow.
His own will mentions all the surviving children but also his friends,
William Hicks and Edmund Uglow from
Week St Mary.
- son Abel 1759 born in Warbstow.
He marries Jennifer Edwards in Warbstow in 1791 - Family
8. He (but not his siblings) received a bequest under his grandfather's
will in 1779 of £50.
- son William 1760 born in
Treneglos. In 1790 in Treneglos, he marries Ann Chapman - witnesses
were Nicholas Uglow (father? brother?) and Edward Chapman - Family
- son John 1762 born in Treneglos.
In 1791 he marries Jenny Chapman in Davidstow - Family
- daughter Agnes 1766 - she
is not mentioned in her father's will and must be presumed to have died
- son Nicholas 1768 born in
Warbstow. He marries Ann Gillard in Warbstow in 1803. The witnesses
are Honey Maria Gillard & William Colwell. Ann (1776-1869)
is buried in the village with a MI. Nicholas dies in 1848 and is buried
in the village - Family 10.
- daughter Ann 1770 born at
Treneglos. She marries Andrew Hicks in Warbstow in 1791 - this is probably
her first cousin, the son of her aunt Agnes 1738 and
Andrew Hicks. Under her father's will, she receives £50 for her
own use in 1810.
- son George 1772 born at
Warbstow but dies in 1774
- daughter Mary 1776 born
at Warbstow - she marries Roger Piper in Warbstow in 1807. Under her
father's will, she receives £150 for her own use in 1810.
- son George 1794 - marries
Ann Whetter - Mevagissey Family 1. Under
his father's will in 1810, when he reached 21, he received £5
pa and a lump sum of £100
John and Jenny Chapman
is the son of Nicholas and Mary French and the grandson
of William and Agnes Hobb. He marries Jenny Chapman
in 1791 in Davidstow. Is Jenny related to Ann Chapman who marries John's
brother, William, the year previously? Under his father's will, he receives
£100 in 1810. In 1812, in Trewman's Flying Post (13th August), there is a reference to a tenement called Hendra's Walls in Davidstow in the occupation of Messrs Uglow and Spettigue.
In 1841, John and Jane(?) are
living in Downiney, Warbstow - all the children are born there. In 1841
only Harriet is still with her parents.
John dies in 1843. His will
names his wife and all his children, except Jane, who presumably has died
- daughter Mary Ann 1792 born
in Warbstow. She marries John Bray in North Petherwin in 1824.
We know this from her father referring to her as Mary Ann Bray in his
will in 1843.
- daughter Jane 1794 born
in Warbstow. She probably dies young as she alone of the
children is not mentioned in her father's will in 1843
- son John 1796 born
in Warbstow. He marries Jenny Ward in St Gennys in 1826 - Family
5. He is mentioned in his father's will in 1843, along with his
young son, John [but none of the other grandchildren?].
- daughter Jennifer 1799 born
in Warbstow. In Warbstow in 1820 she marries James French - witnesses
are brother John and sister Mary. We know this from her father referring
to her as Jennifer french in his will in 1843. Presumably this is a
cousin from her grandmother's (Mary French) side.
They have a daughter Jane born in Devon in 1826. Jenny dies in 1871
in Jefferson, Wisconsin (note: her brother John 1796 also emigrates
- daughter Elizabeth 1802
born in Warbstow. In 1826 she married Abel Davey - John is witness.
We know this from her father referring to her as Elizabeth Davey in
his will in 1843.
- daughter Grace 1805 born
in Warbstow. She marries Richard Hawke in Warbstow in 1831. We know
this from her father referring to her as Grace Hawke in his will in
1843. They are living in the village at the time of the 1851 census.
However they then emigrate to Lorrain Co. Ohio in 1856, and Grace moved
to Jefferson, Wisconsin after her husband, Richard died in England.
Her sons, William and John later emigrated to Ohio as well.
- daughter Thomasin 1808 born
in Warbstow. She marries a farm labourer, William
Hird in Tintagel in 1836. We know this from her father referring
to her as Thomasin Heard in his will in 1843. They live in Tintagel
and have a daughter, Mary Anne, born in 1850. William has died by 1881
but 'Tamzin Heard' is living in Treknow Village, Tintagel with her daughters,
Tamzin Jones 1846, a soldier's wife, and Mary Ann 1850, unmarried and
- daughter Harriet 1811 born
in Warbstow. In 1841 she's living with her parents in Downinney. She's
unmarried in 1843 and is living in Warbstow at the time of the 1851
census but dies the same year in Launceston.
- son George 1812 born in
Warbstow. He marries Mary Jenkins from Tremaine in 1837 - Family
9. He is mentioned as the executor of his father's will in 1843.
Nicholas and Margaret Wilson
Nicholas 1805 is the son of
Nicholas and Ann Gillard and the grandson of Nicholas
and Mary French. He marries Margaret Wilson, a sojourner, in Warbstow
in 1833. This was not a successful marriage as Nicholas is to be found in Warbstow in the 1841 and 1851 census whereas Margaret is in Stoke Damerel with the daughters. He works as a farm labourer and dies in 1861. He is buried in the village.
Margaret is an interesting character and a bigamist. She was born in 1814 in Mauritius, a British subject. How she ends up in Warbstow, marrying Nicholas is a mystery. But within a few yearsof her marriage, she has left him and is living in Stoke Damerel - the 1841 census sees her as 'independent means'. By 1851, she is living as man and wife with Richard Lawmon Burnard, a maths teacher, in Portland Buildings in Stoke Damerel - they have been through a ceremony of marriage at St Georges, Southwark in London in 1847. In the 1851 census, Margaret's mother, Sarah Wilson, and daughter Fanny are living with them. In 1861, the family are still in the Plymouth area - Margaret has two children by Richard but her mother and Fanny have disappeared. In 1861, Nicholas dies and in 1862, Richard and Margaret go through another (this time legal) ceremony when they go off to the City of London where they marry. There's no sign of the family in 1871 - they may be in South Africa with Fanny. In 1881, Margaret is living in Cheshire with her two children by Richard. She dies in Liverpool in 1889.
- daughter Jemima Wilson 1835
born in Warbstow. In 1841 she is at Portland Cottages, Stoke Damerel with her sister and mother. She dies in 1850 in Stoke Damerel.
- daughter Fanny Sarah 1837 born in Stoke Damerel. In 1841 she is at Portland Cottages, Stoke Damerel with her sister and mother. She is still there is 1851. In 1863, she marries Charles Sweet born in Plymouth in 1837 and a tanner by trade. They have four children, Edith 1865, Owen 1869, Charles 1870 and Mabel 1875. In 1870 they are in South Africa for the birth of Charles but return and in 1881 are in Thanet Villas, Bexley in Kent. By 1891, Fanny is living with Owen and Charles in Camberwell.
3a: William and Margaret Turner Colwill
William 1810 was born in Jacobstow,
the son of Edward and Margery Hoskyn
and the grandson of John and Ann Ridgman.
He marries Margaret Turner Colwill in December 1836 - she is from North
Petherwin, born in 1814.
In 1841, they are at Gouds
Green, Warbstow. William is a farmer and they have a 3 month old son,
Edward. The elder son, William, isn't on the census?
they are at Tredarrup, a hamlet to the west of Warbstow. On his father's
death, William is left Tredarrup and Tentergan estates in Warbstow, subject
to certain mortgage payments. He is also left New Berrage Orchard at Broad
Langdon which he planted.
In 1861, they are still at
Tredarrup with all eight children.
In 1871, William 1810 is a
farmer of 100 acres in Warbstow.
William and Margaret are still living at Tredarup with unmarried sons,
Charles and Jabez. Also on the census is Selina Fry (Uglow), described
as a servant/daughter - an illegitimate daughter?
Margaret dies in 1887 and William
in 1889 - MI Bethel
- son Edward 1838 born in
Jacobstow but dies the same year and is buried in Jacobstow
- son William 1839 born in
Warbstow. In the census of 1841, he is staying at Bradworthy with William and Olympia Hicks - Olympia was Olympia Colwill, born 1785 and probably William's great aunt. In 1851 and 1861, he is with his parents.
On 6th April 1865 he marries Elizabeth Ann Hancock in Warbstow.
On 7th April they sail on the Cap Rouge from Plymouth to Quebec in 1865,
single tickets. Elizabeth is still described as single on the passenger
list - her parents, John and Mary, and her brother travel with them. They
appear on the 1881 and 1891 Canadian census at Hope, Durham East, Ontario. They eventually have 8 children - John W. 1866, Elizabeth 1868-1949 [marries Edward Diamond of Belleville in 1896 in Port Hope], Margery 1871, William George 1872-1954, Richard Thomas 1874-1958, Mary Margaret Uglow 1877-1927 [she is enrolled in the Port Hope Model High School in 1891 and later trains as a teacher. She dies unmarried in Port Hope], Eliza M 1878 and Sara 1884.
William is described as a farmer and is a methodist. He dies
in 1913 at the Township of Hope in Canada. Elizabeth dies in the following
- son Edward 1841 born in
Tredarrup. Edward dies in 1866 and is buried in Jacobstow.
- daughter Elizabeth Ann 1842
born in Warbstow. She marries William Box in March 1871 and they emigrate
to Ontario. They appear on the 1881 Canadian census at Clarke, Durham
West, Ontario with 4 children. William is described as a farmer and
- son Samuel Jolliffe 1846
born in Warbstow. A blacksmith, in 1875 he marries Betsy Ann Burnard
(born 1853) in St Juliot - Family 11.
- son John Jolliffe 1848 born
in Warbstow. In 1871 he is visiting William
1813 in North Petherwin. He emigrates to Ontario - Emigrant
Canada 1 - probably after 1881.
- daughter Olympia Grace 1850
born in Warbstow. At the time of the 1871 census she's living with her
parents in Warbstow but has junked the Olympia and is called just Grace.
In 1873 she marries Richard Baker (1848-1887) in Tredarrup. The witnesses
are Charles and William Uglow (brother and father?). Richard was the youngest son of Thomas and Hannah Baker of Whiteleigh and was born 1 July 1848, Week St Mary. He was the brother (although 15 years younger) of Hannah Maria Baker who married Samuel Jolliffe 1823. Samuel was, of course, Olympia's uncle and the brother of William.
By 1881 Richard and Olympia are substantial
farmers, with 356 acres at Whiteleigh, Week St Mary. Now Olympia again,
she has 5 children. But Richard died young on March 7th 1887 aged 38 years. A headstone was erected by his sister, Hannah. After her husband's death, Olympia went to live with her father and brother, William Uglow and Charles Colwill Uglow at Tredarrup Farm, Warbstow. They did up Langdon Farmhouse for her to live in. In 1891 she emigrated with all her seven children to New Zealand to join her youngest brother, Jabez Uglow, who had emigrated there 2 years earlier. She arrived in Wellington aboard the "Arawa" on 18 Nov 1891. Jabez arranged work for her as a housekeeper etc. for the farmhands of Longbeach Estate, a large farm with up to 100 employees in South Canterbury established and owned by John Grigg. She dies in 1910 and is buried at Ashburton Cemetery, Ashburton, Canterbury district: Emigrant
New Zealand 2.[There are New Zealand Bakers who have researched this line - I can put you in touch with Vaughan Baker if you are interested]
- son Charles Colville 1853
born in Warbstow. In 1886 he marries a widow, Catherine Grace Colville
(1855-1911) at Lawhitton - Family 12.
- son Jabez 1857 born in Warbstow.
At the time of the 1871 census he's living with his parents in Warbstow.
Around the 1890s he emigrates to New Zealand - Emigrant
New Zealand 2
Thomas and Arminel Metherell and Sarah Lillicrap
Thomas was born in the village
in 1822, perhaps the illegitimate son of Margaret
1797 and the grandson of John and Margaret
Cory. Possibly Thomas's father is a Hawke - Thomas's daughter, Emma,
is staying with her grandparents, Richard and Grace Hawke in Warbstow
In 1841, he is working on Richard
Gynn's farm at Treseven, Warbstow. He marries Arminel
Metherell in Tremaine in 1845. Arminel is born in Tremaine in 1823
- father Philip and mother Ann.
They move around, as is shown
by the birthplaces of the children but they end in Launceston where Thomas
was a farm labourer and she was a school teacher. Arminel
dies in 1868 and is buried in St Stephen by Launceston.
At the time of the 1871 census,
Thomas is a widower, working as a farm labourer in Launceston
living with his daughter, Mary Jane. She is still in Tower Street in 1881
but Thomas is no longer with her.
In 1876 Thomas marries Sarah Lillicrap, presumably a widow, born in Egg Buckland, Plymouth in 1829. In 1881 they are living in Langore Village, St Stephens, Launceston and in 1891 Walters Menheniotts St Stephens, Launceston. Thomas is a farm labourer. Thomas dies in Launceston in 1891.
Sarah goes to live with her daughter (from her first marriage) Bessie Sarah 1861 born in Bickleigh, north of Plymouth. Bessie has married (a cousin?) RIchard Lillicrap about 1878. They are living in Shaugh Prior in 1881. Richard dies in the early 1890s and Bessie marries William Harfoot - they are living in Devonport in 1901. Sarah, a 70 year old mother in law living at Rodney Terrace, Devonport, with her grandchildren(?) William and Percival Harfoot. Sarah dies in Devonport in 1919.
[This latter marriage is speculative - there is clearly an1876 marriage in Launceston with Thomas and Sarah on the same page! The later census records show that they are both quite old. This suggests a second marriage for both Thomas and Sarah.]
- daughter Elizabeth Ann 1845
born in Tintagel. She is living with her parents in Warbstow in 1851.
By 1861, she is earning her living as a dairy maid at Brazacott Cross,
North Petherwin at the house of John Pearse, a landowner - the housekeeper is Ann Metherell, a relative of her mother's? In the censuses
of 1881 and 1891 she is working as a servant for Jane Wellman in Launceston
- she is living in the Wellman house. In September, 1891 she marries
William Werring. He was born in 1847 in Launceston. In 1901 they are
in Oldwit Cottage, South Petherwin where William works as a cattle man.
Possibly they had a son, William Sydney, born in Launceston in 1893
but he is not present on the 1901 census. Elizabeth's nephew, George,
is living with them and working as a cow boy. George must be the son
of Elizabeth's only brother, William - see below.
- daughter, Mary Jane 1848 born
in Warbstow. She is living with her parents in Warbstow in 1851. Ten
years later she is a general servant at Carly Farm in Lifton on the
farm of great uncle William. By the 1871
census she has married (1863?) William Lane and lives in St Stephens,
Launceston, where Lane is a farm labourer. Their children are Samuel,
William, Margaret and Annanet. Her father and sisters, Margaret and
Ellen, live with her.
By 1881, Mary and her family are still in Launceston but without her
father or sisters. In 1891, she and William are living at St Stephens Hill, Launceston. William is a gardener - they have five children and brother William's son, George, is living with them. By 1901, she is in Launceston working as a nurse
- daughter Margaret 1850 born
in Warbstow. She is living with her parents in Warbstow in 1851 and
living with Mary Jane at the time of the 1871 census. She gets married
to Henry Warring, a blacksmith, in 1874. In 1891, they are still in Launceston but Henry is now a foreman at the gas works. Their children include Armanel Uglow Warring 1875; Charles 1877, Elizabeth 1880; Margaret Uglow Warring 1887
- son William 1851 born in
Jacobstow. In 1872 at St Peters, St Pancras he marries Ellen Terry. She is a local Launceston girl,
born in Werrington, just north of Launceston in 1851. In 1861, Ellen is with her parents, Nicholas (a farm worker) and Mary, in Wringsdown Village, near Yeolmbridge, close to Werrington. In 1871, she has flown to London and is living at 91 Adelaide Road, Hampstead and is working as a housemaid. In 1881 they are in Islington with William working as a baker.
He is following his cousins such as William Henry 1841 and Henry French
Ridgman Cory 1825, both descendants of Abel
and Mary Ridgman.
In 1889, Ellen dies in Cornwall, although her death is registered in Edmonton.
William and the children move to the Isle of Wight for a time but in 1891, he is back in St Pancras and marrying a second time, to Julia Pegg born in Edinburgh, Scotland in 1860. In 1891, they are living at 259 Portman Buildings, Lisson Grove, Marylebone. In 1901, they are living at 113 Medway Road, Croydon. However there is another trip to the Isle of Wight - in 1911, Julia with daughters Julia and Nellie (Ellen) are staying in Wilton Road in Shanklin. Daughter Charlotte is working at a nursing home nearby but there is no sign of William. William dies in 1934 in St Pancras.
- daughter Mary Ann 1873
born in Islington and living with her parents in 1881. She does not appear on the 1891 or 1901 census but there is a marriage record for a Mary Ann in Holborn in 1903 - this is probably to Arthur Henry Rogers. There is also a death certificate for Mary Ann Rogers, born 1873, who dies in West Ham in 1909.
- Hetty Arminel 1876 born
in Islington and living with her parents in 1881 - appears as Katy. In 1891, Hetty is living with her father and stepmother in Marylebone. By 1901, she is working as a cook in Bickenhall Mansion, Marylebone. She dies in 1911.
- daughter Bessy Terry
1877 born in Islington and living with her parents in 1881. In 1891, she is living with her father and stepmother in Marylebone. In 1901 she is working in West Ewell as a cook for the Boxall family. In 1904, she has a son John Andersen, registered in Marylebone. She marries Albert James Smith in 1906 in Holborn. John Andersen presumably lives with his mother and later changes his name to Smith by deed poll.
- son William Henry B
1878 born in Launceston but living with his parents in Islington
in 1881. In 1891, he is living with his father and stepmother in Marylebone. In March 1901 he is in Glasgow working as an apprentice baker, probably to Ernest Edwards. That month he marries Letitia (Letty) Ramsay, born in England in 1872 - she is the daughter of James Thomas Ramsay (a commercial traveller) and Jean Ramsay. That year the census finds them living at 139 Kennedy St, Glasgow with Ernest and Beatrice Edwards. William and Letty move to Coral Bank, Wyndham Rd, Ardbee, Rothesay on the Isle of Bute where they have two daughters.
In the war, William joins the Lancashire Fusiliers - a corporal from the 17th battalion, he
was killed on the Somme on 21st August 1917. He is buried in Villers-Faucon,
Somme. In 1921, Letty emigrates, embarking in Glasgow and arriving in New York on board the SS Cameronia with the two girls. They are headed to Alameda, California. Letty works as a dressmaker and pays a trip back to Scotland in 1924, returning to New York on the SS Assyria in October 1924. Her mother, Jean, is given as next of kin on both trips.
- daughter Beatrice 1904
- daughter Gertrude 1909
- son Albert George T
1879 born in Islington but dies in 1881
- son Nicholas Thomas T 1885 born in Islington. In 1891, he is living with his father and stepmother in Marylebone. In 1901 he is living with his father and Julia in Croydon. In 1912 he marries Jane Harmsworth in Wandsworth. In 1911, he is living with Gertrude Ellen and James Eckett at 33 Great Percy St, Clerkenwell in London. He is working as a bar assistant. In 1912, he married Jane Elizabeth Watts, a widow who was born in 1881 in Sutton; she had been married to Edwin Harmsworth. She died in 1977 in Sutton.
Nicholas Thomas joins up as a private in the Royal Ambulance Corps in the First World War but is killed in 1915. He is buried in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery. He appears as T. Uglow on a war memorial in Margravine Road, Hammersmith for Lyons employees dying in war
- daughter Evelyn Florence P 1886 born in Marylebone - In 1891, Evelyn is living with her father and stepmother in Marylebone. In the 1901 census she is at 312 London Rd Croydon working as a nurse for the Follett family who are bakers. She dies in 1978 in Cheltenham
- daughter Ruth Priscilla born 1886 in Hornsey. In 1891, she is living with her father and stepmother in Marylebone. In 1901 she is a servant for the Kenoholes in Canterbury Road, Croydon. In 1911, she is living with Gertrude Ellen and James Eckett at 33 Great Percy St, Clerkenwell in London. She is working as a domestic servant. She marries Reginald Steggal in Wandsworth in 1911. Reginald was born in Belgium, the son of a barrister's clerk but in 1911 he is living in High Road, Streatham and is working as a jeweller's porter. He and Ruth have four boys: Alan 1920, Hector 1922, Richard S1928 and Peter 1930, all registered in Hammersmith.
- in addition to these,
William and Ellen also brought up Gertrude Ellen 1883,
daughter of brother John 1853 and Eliza Agnes
- daughter Charlotte 1893 born in Marylebone. In 1901 she is with her parents in Croydon. In 1911, she is working at a nursing home in the Isle of Wight - in Landguard Manor Road in Shanklin. Her mother Julia with daughters Julia and Nellie (Ellen) are staying nearby in Wilton Road in Shanklin. In 1924 Charlotte marries Stanley Terry in Kingston - presumably a relative of her father's first wife?
- daughter Julia Jane 1894 born in Shoreditch. In 1901 she is with her parents in Croydon. In 1911, she is with her mother Julia and sister Nellie (Ellen) staying in Wilton Road in Shanklin. In 1917 she marries Albert Whitbread in Wandsworth
- daughter Ellen 1897 born in Marylebone. In 1901 she is with her parents in Croydon. In 1911, she is with her mother Julia and sister Julia staying in Wilton Road in Shanklin. In 1917 she marries Francis Bullen in Kingston
- son John 1853 born in Canworthy Water - he marries Eliza Elmey - London Family 7
- son Philip Metherell 1858
born in Jacobstow but dies in 1858
- daughter Emma Grace 1859
born in Stratton. In 1861 she is staying with her grandparents, Richard
and Grace Hawke in Warbstow Lane. In 1871 she is already in service
in North Petherwin but follows brother William to London as she's in
domestic service in Kensington in 1881 at 110 Lancaster Rd working for
Mary Adams. In 1891 she is in Shoreditch looking after brother John's children. She dies young and unmarried in Islington in 1893.
- daughter Lucy Ann Metherell
1861 born in Launceston but dies in 1862
- daughter Ellen 1864
born in Launceston and living with Mary Jane at the time of the 1871 census.
In 1881 she is also in service at 2 Hope Cottage, St Stephen working
for Mary Marshall. By 1891, she is trying her luck in London where brothers William and John work and sister Emma is looking after John's children. Ellen is cook to the Lamarque family, living at The Drive, Walthamstow, where the father is manager for a corn broker. In 1900, she has returned to Devon but to Plymouth - perhaps the connection is with her stepmother, Sarah? She marries Ernest Bate, a grocer, at St Peters, Plymouth. In 1911, they are still living at 2 Athenaeum Place, Plymouth and Ernest is a fruit and petals shopkeeper. They are now both 45 and there are no children.
John Jolliffe and Philippa Jane Symons
Jolliffe 1838 was born in Jacobstow, the son of John
and Mary Northey and the grandson of of
Edward and Margery Hoskyn.
He married Philippa Jane Symons
in June 1861 - Philippa was still a minor as she was born in 1842 in North
Tamerton in Devon - and the marriage was in Holsworthy. By 1871 John Jolliffe
was a substantial farmer of 90 acres in Warbstow (source: 1871 census).
Tragically his mother died in 1872 - John travelled to Tobarn to attend her funeral. Just before the funeral, he was missed and a search found him in a nearby field. Apparently he was so grief stricken that he cut his own throat with a razor. (Trewman's Exeter Flying Post 1st May 1872) He is buried in Jacobstow.
After John Jolliffe's death, his father, John
1802, manages the large estate and helps Philippa with the 7 grandchildren.
But John 1802 himself dies in 1874. Presumably one of the grandsons (John
1867 below) inherits but he is only 7 years old.
In 1881, Philippa Jane
(Philipy) is farming Tobarn with 6 of the children - Mary, John, Margery,
Elizabeth, Eulalia and Samuel. There's help next door - on Dytchen Farm,
is Philip Symons, Philippa's brother.
Phillipa re-marries - to Emanuel
May Metherell - about March in 1886. The 1891 census has them at Lower
Penwinham, Warbstow, with Elizabeth, Eulalia and Samuel. The daughters
are 'mother's helps' and the son is helping on the farm.
1901 still has Phillippa and
Emanuel together (but now Metherill on the census). They are living at
Higher Kents, Jacobstow and Emanuel is still farming. Daughter Elizabeth,
now married to a Ridgeman, is staying as is her granddaughter, Mary Medland,
- daughter Mary 1861 born
in North Tamerton. In 1881 she is at Tobarn with Philippa. She marries
her cousin Thomas Baker 1860
in Jacobstow in November in 1885. NB the families must be close as Mary's
sister, Philippa, is staying with Thomas's father, her great uncle Samuel,
at census time.Thomas dies in 1928 and Mary in 1939 - there's an MI
- daughter Philippa 1863 -
in 1881, she is staying with her great uncle Samuel
at census time. Philippa marries William Henry Medland (born 1861 in
Warbstow) in 1886 in Jacobstow
- son John 1867 becomes a
yeoman farmer at Tobarn. He marries Annie Painter in 1885 (born in 1861
in Lezant). Annie dies in 1916 and John in 1933 - there is an MI in
Eden, Jacobstow. In 1901 and in 1911, they are in Tobarn with the seven children
below, all born in
- Annie 1888-1916 - marries
George Burnard, probably from Boscastle, but dies young at Trewannion
near Lesnewth - there is an MI at Eden
- John Henry 1889-1958
MI Eden. In the war, he enlisted in the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. he survived and became a rates collector. In 1921, he married Mabel Sandercock (1887-1958) and they lived
at Little Beckhaven.
- Barnard Paynter 1891-1961
- unmarried and lived at Tobarn
- Philippa 1892-1982 -
married Edgar Ernest Ward (1893-1968)
- Mary Emilia 1895 - married
Frank Ward, lived at Tobarn with:
- Victor Emanuel 1897 - Victor was living on Tobarn in 1901 - he later became a teacher and married Maud Lott in 1934 in Swindon. Maud was older, born in 1879, daughter of an ironmonger and in 1901 was a college student in Swindon. They both die in Devon in 1974.
- Samuel Joseph 1899-1935
- marries Dorothy Ann Ruth Bridgman in 1927 - lived at Tobarn
- son John Henry
- son Ralph Joseph 1930.
He marries Joan Eley in Truro in 1960. He dies in July 2010
- son Thomas V. 1931.
In 1961 he marries Margaret Phyllis Burnard - she dies
in 1973 aged 40. Tom marries again in 1975, this time to Barbara Joan Penver (1934-2013). A baker, he has lived in Holsworthy for many years - there's a short piece in the North Devon Journal (1st Nov 2007) "Hehas been a member of the Royal Antediluvian Order of Buffalos for 50 years and as well as helping raise thousands of pounds for local charities one of Tom's Buffalo jobs is to visit Bodmeyrick residential home, Deer Park Nursing Home and Holsworthy Hospital to chat to poorly patients"
- daughter Angela
M 1962 born in Plymouth. In 1982 she marries Derek Gerry - they have children Sphoie and Troy.
- adopted daughter Megan L 1966 - Barbara's daughter
- daughter Vanessa
Jean 1970 born in Plymouth. She marries Paul A McKerrell
in Bromley, London in 2000
- son Stewart 1933
- son Edward 1866 but died
within the year
- daughter Margery Ann 1868.
In 1881 she is at Tobarn with Philippa. She married Thomas Medland (a
relative of her sister, Philippa's husband?) in 1892 in Week St Mary
- her daughter Mary is staying with her grandmother, Phillippa, in 1901
- daughter Elizabeth 1869
- who married a Ridgman and is staying with her mother, Phillippa, in
1901 at Higher Kents
- daughter Eulalia 1871 -
who married Thomas Chapman Burnard in Warbstow in 1891
- son Samuel Henry 1872 -
in 1895, he marries
Alice Amy Bluett born in 1876 in Boscastle . Alice was the daughter of William Bluett (ca1838-1917) and Mary Susan Daniels (ca1845-1940). In
1901, they are farming at Lower Penwenham, Warbstow. But in 1911, Samuel travels from Bristol to Montreal and in 1912, we find Alice and the three children travelling the same route. They emigrate to Canada and they farm at Cooking Lake, Alberta. There's a trip home to Warbstow on the SS Minnedosa in Dec 1920 - returning in the next year. Samuel works as a farmer in Canada. He dies there in 1947 and is buried in South Cooking Lake cemetery. Alice dies in 1959.
- daughter Maud 1898 in Lower Penwenham. In 1901 she is staying with her grandparents in Treneglos. In 1912, she emigrates with her parents and in 1923, she marries Harry Lionel Huddleston in Grand Forks, British
Columbia. Harry was born in Birmingham in 1877 and dies in Alberta in 1961. Maud dies in Alberta in 1995. They had at least one child, Arthur Lionel 1927-1996
- daughter Amy 1899 in Lower Penwenham. In 1901 she is with her parents. In 1912, she emigrates with them to Alberta where she marries Mr Shortridge. She dies in Alberta in 1995.
- son Henry Bluett 1910. In 1912, he emigrates with them to Alberta where he marries Ms Campbell. He dies in Alberta in 1991.
6: William and Ann Chapman
William 1760 is the son of
Nicholas and Mary French and the grandson of
William and Agnes Hobb. He was born in Treneglos. In 1790 in Treneglos,
he marries Ann Chapman - the witnesses were Nicholas Uglow (who is William's
father or brother) and Edward Chapman. Ann was born in Launcells in April 1771
Under his father's will, he
receives Rundell's tenement in Downhinney in Warbstow in 1810. WIlliam dies before 1814 as, by the time of the census, Ann is his widow, now 70 and is a shopkeeper living in Warbstow Lane, Warbstow
with daughter, Jennifer, a dressmaker. Also living there is grandaughter
Ann Honey and Mary Heard, perhaps a relative of her niece, Thomasin Hird,
daughter of Jenny Chapman. Ann dies before the next census, probably in 1844.
- son Nicholas 1791 born in
Warbstow. He may have been the miller at Tuckingmill, Warbstow. He married
Grace Uglow, the daughter of William and
Jane Bray from Jacobstow and they lived in Warbstow - Family
- son John 1793 born in Warbstow.
He joined the navy and was a rigger in HM service. He moved to the Plymouth
area where he married Mary Ann Harris who was born in 1794? in St. Mellion.
She died in 1864 in Stoke Damerel - Family
- daughter Mary 1795 born
in Warbstow. She married John Honey in Warbstow
in 1819.They had several children, including William Uglow Honey, born 1820. Mary married for a second time - in 1835 in Warbstow to William Jones. Mary died in March, 1836, shortly after the birth of their son.
- daughter Ann 1797 born in
Warbstow. In 1820 in Launceston, she married Richard Heath - he was a ropemaker who was born in Devonport in 1798. They had at least three sons - William 1825, Richard 1832 and John 1839. In the census of 1851, Ann gave her place of birth as Warbstow which strongly suggests that she was the daughter of William and Ann Chapman. In the censuses of 1851,1861 and 18971 Ann and Richard were living in Madford Wall, St Mary Magdalen, Launceston with Richard and sons still ropemakers. She probably died in the first quarter of 1877 in Launceston.
- daughter Catherine 1800
born in Warbstow. In 1819, she married an Otterham farmer, William
Kinsman. However in 1841, the family was living in Week St Mary and William
was working as a mason. By that time they had 6 children - William 1821,
Richard 1827, Henry 1827?, Ann 1831, John 1835, Catherine 1840. They
were Bible Christians who emigrated to Ontario, ending up at Bowmanville,
Durham West, Ontario where William died in 1856. Catherine was alive
at the time of the 1881 census in Canada, living with the Dayman family
- daughter Jenopher/Jennifer
1803 born in Warbstow. In the 1841 (with her mother), 1851, 1861 and
1871 census she was a dressmaker in Warbstow.
- daughter Agnes 1805 born
in Warbstow. In 1829 she married Roger Luxon in the village. They are living in Tucking Mill, close to Warbstow in 1851 with their children - Roger is a farm labourer. Widowed
by 1861, she ran a grocery/drapery in Tucking Mill with daughters Agnes and Emma. By 1871, she was still a grocer and lived with her widowed daughter, Agnes Wills, a dressmaker, and
her two young children. [Daughter Agnes was born in Warbstow as Agnes Uglow Luxon. In 1851 she is with her parents. Agnes marries William Wills, has two children, Elizabeth and William. In 1871 she is with her widowed mother - next door is 24 year old Arthur Pethick, a miller and in 1881, we find Agnes at Warbstow Lane Grocers Shop married to Arthur. The family also includes Emily U. Pethick - probably in recognition of Agnes middle name and her mother's maiden name. In 1891, Arthur (now Petherick) is an unemployed miller at Out Ground Mills, Camelford]
Nicholas and Grace Uglow
Nicholas 1791 born in Warbstow
was the son of William and Ann Chapman and the grandson
of Nicholas and Mary French. He married
Grace Uglow 1800, from Jacobstow, the daughter of William
and Jane Bray and the granddaughter of
John and Ann Ridgman in 1823 in Jacobstow. The witnesses were
John Jolliffe Uglow, probably the bride's uncle, and Edward, probably
In 1841 Nicholas is the miller
at Tuckingmill, Warbstow with Grace and the four surviving children. Next
door are James 1801 and Mary Ann Bawden and
on the other, some Luxons - note that Nicholas's sister, Agnes, married
- son William 1824 born in
Warbstow. He died young as there is considerable evidence from birth
certificates and census for a later son called William in 1841.
- son John 1826 born in Warbstow.
In 1841 he is with his parents at Tucking Mill. In 1848 he married Jayne
Hayne, born 1822. In the 1851 census they are at Butts, Minster, Camelford,
working as a labourer. In 1861, the family is in Boscastle Town, Forrabury
where John is still an agricultural labourer. A bit desolate as properties
on either side are unoccupied... A boarder is Gerrance Hayne aged 85,
father of Jane?
The family emigrate - they arrive in New York on 30th June1869 on the ship 'Alex Marshall'. They travel certainly to Canada where the family
is to be found in 1881 at Fullarton, Perth, South Ontario. They are
a Bible Christian family. [It is possible that John first tries his hand
in Australia - John C. Uglow aged 28 arrived on "St. George"
in Victoria, Australia in January 1853]
- daughter Elizabeth 1848
born in Minster. She is found with her parents in the census of
1851 and 1861. She travels to Ontario with them and in 1873 marries
Henry Ford 1844-1914 in Ontario. In the 1880 census she is living
in Michigan with Henry, a grocer. She dies in Florida in 1925.
- daughter Mary Ann 1855
born in Camelford RD. She is found with her parents in the census
of 1861. She travels
to Ontario with them and in 1889 marries Thomas Stacey 1852-1914
- he was born in Poundstock and was a blacksmith. They also
to Michigan. She dies in Michigan in 1914
- son John 1858 born in
Boscastle. He is found with her parents in the census of 1861. He
travels to Ontario with them but isn't on the 1881 Canadian census.
He marries Louisa Kuhne 1866-1948. John dies and is buried in Crosby
Lake cemetry in Florida in 1952
- son Gerry 1867. Possibly
short for Gerrance - who may be Jane's father and was living with
the family in 1861. Gerry travels to Ontario with his parents and
is on the 1881 census with them. He marries Sarah Maxworthy, works
as a pharmacist, probably in Detroit where he dies in 1921.
- son Nicholas 1831 born in
Warbstow but dies young
- son Nicholas 1834 born in
Warbstow. In 1841 he is with his parents at Tucking Mill. In 1859 he
marries Jane Tom of Poundstock (1836-1906). Nicholas becomes a farmer
at Kents, Jacobstow - Family 9. Nicholas
dies in 1929 - MI at Headon.
- daughter Mary Jane 1837
born in Warbstow. In 1841 she is with her parents at Tucking Mill. In
1851 she is a house servant with Richard Chapman, a farmer presumably
related to Mary's grandmother, Ann Chapman. In 1858 she marries James Jeffery, a mason, born in Sheepwash, Devon about 1840. By 1871, they have moved to London where James worked as a plasterer and they have a family of seven children - for more about Mary Jane, read Dallas Manicom's account of Mary and her family
- son William 1841 born in
Warbstow. In 1841 he is with his parents at Tucking Mill. In 1870, he
marries Wilmot Wonnacott in Jacobstow - they live in Merther - Family
- daughter Grace 1845 born
in Warbstow. In 1861 Grace is working for Samuel
Uglow at Broad Langdon as a maidservant. In 1869 she marries John Robbins. He was born in August 1842 in Launceston. In May 1870, they travel to Liverpool and embark on the SS Nestorian for Quebec - their infant son, John, is with them. They eventually have five children. The family is farming in Bidwell & Sheguiandah,
Algoma, Ontario in the 1881 census. Grace dies of consumption in April 1889 and is buried in Sheguiandah Reserve Cemetery, Manitoulin Island, Ontario. John Robbins dies in 1906.
William and Joanna Marshall
There are alternatives for
He marries Joanna Marshall
in 1816 in Warbstow. She was born in 1793 - there are several Joannas
born in Tresmeer, just down the road, in the late 18th century.
Mary Uglow was witness to the
marriage, probably Mary Ridgman, wife of Abel
1791 in Launceston. The children were born in Warbstow,
by the 1851 census, the family is in St Austell - Family
Abel and Jennifer Edwards
Abel 1759 is born in Warbstow.
He is the son of Nicholas and Mary French and the
grandson of William and Agnes Hobb. He marries Jennifer
Edwards in Warbstow in 1791. Under his father's will, he receives the
tenement of Penwinham in Warbstow in 1810.
- son William 1791 - probably
marries Johannah Marshall in 1816 and raises family in Warbstow
Family 7 - and then moves to St Austell
Family 1 [NB William might be the son of Abel
1767 and Jane in Week St Mary]
- son Abel 1793 born in Warbstow.
He marries Philippa Tinney in 1832 in St Gennys - Philippa was born
there in 1805. Their children are born in St Gennys - Family
6a - but Abel is a carpenter who moves to the Plymouth area where
he is found in the censuses of 1851 and 1861. But he/they move back
north as Abel dies in the Stratton area in 1865 and Philippa dies
there in 1875.
- daughter Mary 1795 born
in Warbstow. She marries who marries Sampson Parson in 1826. We
know this because in 1861 Mary, a schoolmistress, is living at Tuckingmill
with her son, Sampson, a wheelwright and carpenter. Also living there
is Richard Uglow, a joiner, described as a cousin. This is the son of
Abel, Mary's brother.
In 1871, Mary is still living in the village as an annuitant with her
son Sampson, a carpenter, in 1871. She dies before 1881 becuase in the
census we find her son Sampson, now married, still living at Tuckingmill
with seven children but no mother.
George and Mary Jenkins
born in Warbstow, the son of John and Jenny Chapman
and the grandson of Nicholas and Mary French. He
marries Mary Jenkins from Tremaine in 1837. She was born in 1817 in Tremaine
- her parents were Edward and Mary.
In 1841, they are found in
Downinney, Warbstow - George is a butcher. Their one year old son, John,
is also on the census. George dies early - in 1849.
In 1851 Mary is the schoolmistress
at Downinney, Warbstow with sons John George and Amos. She remarries in 1852 - to Simon Prout. They have two children, Mary 1856 and William 1858 but by 1861, Simon is a widower in Launceston Workhouse with his two little children.
- son John 1839 born in Warbstow
but he dies in 1842
- son Amos 1842 born in Warbstow.
In 1851and 1861 he was still in Warbstow - in 1861, he was at Trengune where he was a general servant to Philip and Grace Ebbott who farmed 150 acres. Philip was also a 'bible christian minister'. By 1867, Amos was also a minister,
working in South Molton and was then posted to Australia in 1869.
Before he leaves, he finds time to attend the 51st Bible Christian Connexion Conference (Bristol Mercury 31st July 1869). Amos is representing Hicks Mill (just outside Launceston).
Amos was the patriarch of the Australian Uglows. He emigrated on The "Lincolnshire" (a clipper of 1,200 tons captained by Henry H Skinner) which left Plymouth on 29th September 1869 and arrived in Melbourne on 17th December. Amos came to Australia as an unassisted immigrant, presumably with his fare paid by the church.
He marries Blanche Remfrey from Gunnislake on 12th April 1871 at The Parsonage, Elmore, Victoria, with the Rev Samuel Bryant officiating. Blancheis a small mystery - we know that she was born on 14th March 1852 in Gunnislake, the daughter of Samuel 1829 and Elizabeth Daws 1831. How and when she travelled to Australia or met Amos is unknown.
Amos and Blanche have 11 children, all born in Victoria - they include Horace William 1872 (he marries Louise Skardon in Western Australia in 1904); Mary Elizabeth 1874; Florence Remfry 1875; Annie Blee 1877; Hobart Stanley 1879 (he marries Florence King in Western Australia in 1904); Blanche May 1881; Samuel Rupert 1886;Amos 1889; Alvah Henry 1891-1918 - his grave is to be found in the Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery in the Somme region and service record may be by searching on his name here.
He was obviously not put off long sea voyages by the experience, for he turned up back in England perhaps twice more. One trip is when Amos returns for another Bible Christian Conference
in Barnstaple in 1895 - he stays several months and in the Manchester Times 26th July 1895, he posts an advert asking his long lost brother, John George, to get in touch. Amos is staying in Brondesbury in London at that time. Do the brothers ever meet? We don't know. He departed from England on 19 October on the same "Orizuba" (a sailing ship of 6,077 tons, somewhat bigger than the "Lincolnshire") on which he arrived for this visit, bound for Melbourne.
Both Amos (1924) and Blanche (1927) die
in Australia. [I am grateful to Bruce Middleton for his help on this family - I can forward email if anyone wishes to contact him]
- son John George 1844 born
in Warbstow. In 1851 he is still in Warbstow but moves to Lancashire
and in 1868 marries Elizabeth - Family 2
- son George 1848 but he dies in infancy
Nicholas and Ann Gillard
1768 born in Warbstow. He is the son of Nicholas
and Mary French and the grandson of William and Agnes
Hobb. He marries Ann Gillard in Warbstow in 1803. The witnesses are
Honey Maria Gillard & William Colwell.
Under his father's will, he
receives the tenement of Tredarrup in Warbstow in 1810. Ann (1776-1869)
is buried in the village with a MI. Nicholas dies in 1848 and is buried
in the village.
In 1861 Ann is living at Yeolden
Gate, Warbstow with her grandson, William Treffy. Ann is 81, a farmer's
widow and deaf.
- son Nicholas 1804 born in
Warbstow. He marries Margaret Wilson, a sojourner, in Warbstow in 1833
and is resident there in 1851. He dies in 1861 in Warbstow - Family
- daughter Johanna 1806 born
in Warbstow - she probably marries John Cornish in the village
- daughter Mary Ann 1808 born
in Warbstow. In 1825 she marries William Gerrans in Plymouth. In 1841 they are found in Tregony where William is a wheelwright. Mary's brother, William, is living with them and their eldest son is called Nicholas. By 1851, Mary has died and William has remarried.
- ?? son John 1809 who dies
in 1812 and is buried in Warbstow (no parents named)
- daughter Agnes 1811 born
in Warbstow. It is probable that she marries Francis Rawle in East Stonehouse
in 1830 - in 1881, Agnes Rowle, a 70 year old widow, born in 1811 in
Warbstow, is living with Abel and Adelaide French and he is a teacher
at St Marks School Morwenstow - Agnes is the mother in law.
- son William 1814 born in
Warbstow. Combining some bits of information together: in 1841 William is a wheelwright and living at 1 Fore St, Cuby in Tregony with his sister, Mary Ann and brother in law, William Gerrans; in 1844 he is a wheelwright in the Pigot directory and is situated in Camborne; by 1851, he is still in Camborne, lodging with James Vivian, tin mine agent. He may well be the William Uglow, miner, who emigrated to Victoria in 1854 on SS Norwood?
- daughter Elizabeth 1816
- she has an illegitimate son, William Treffy, in 1840 - see St
Teath Family 1. She marries William Keat.
- daughter Jane 1819 born
Samuel Jolliffe and Betsy Ann Burnard
Samuel Jolliffe 1846 born
in Warbstow. He was the son of William and Margaret Turner
Colwill and the grandson of Edward and
Margery Hoskyn in Jacobstow.
In the censuses of 1851, 1861 and 1871 he was living with his parents, who were farming at Tredarrup. In the 1871 census, he was described as a
blacksmith which was his main job for over thirty years. He worked initially at the Broad
In 1875 he married Betsy Ann Burnard
(born 1853) in St Juliot. In the 1881 census, Samuel and family were living at Marshgate Village, St
Juliot. There were 3 young daughters. Samuel was described
as a farm(er) labourer - possibly working with George Burnard. George may be a brother in law and was a farmer, living a couple of doors away from Samuel. But the 1891 and 1901 censuses have Samuel back as a blacksmith. The family were living at Halworthy, Treneglos - these censuses and an
1893 directory describe him as a blacksmith, perhaps Langdon Smithy of Slaughter Bridge.
In 1911, the family was found at Penpethy, Lanteglos. Samuel was working as a farmer, son John was helping him and daughters, Alice and Elizabeth, were working in the dairy.
Samuel died in 1921 and Betsy died
in 1929 - there is an MI Bethel, Treneglos
- daughter Alice 1876 born
in Jacobstow. In all the censuses up to 1911, she was living with her parents. She died unmarried
- daughter Elizabeth Ann 1878
born in Jacobstow. In 1881 and 1891, she was living with her parents but in 1901 she was working as a servant at Woburn Terrace,
Tavistock. She went back to the famr in 1911 and worked in the dairy. She died unmarried in 1928
- daughter Olympia 1879 born
in Jacobstow. In 1881 and 1891, she was living with her parents. In 1901, she was working as a domestic servant in St Breock, just outside Wadebridge. Her employer was John Martyn, in his 70s, who owns the iron foundry. Just around the corner in Riversdale Cottages in St Breock lived Percival Jay Colling, a gas worker, with his parents. Percival was born in Stonehouse, Plymouth about 1872 but the family had moved to St Breock by 1881. Olympia and Percival married in Camelford in 1901. In 1911, they were living in 6 Riversdale Place, Wadebridge with 3 children and Percival working as a stoker at the gas works.
- son John Jolliffe (perhaps
John Samuel?) 1890 born in Warbstow. In all the censuses up to 1911, he was living with his parents.
He dies unmarried in 1918 at Mela Minster
- daughter Olive 1892 born
in Warbstow. In 1901 and 1911 she was living with her parents. In 1911, she is described as crippled. She died unmarried
Charles Colville and Catherine Grace Colville
Charles Colville 1853 born
in Warbstow. He is the son of William and Margaret Turner
Colwill and the grandson of Edward and
Margery Hoskyn in Jacobstow. He is a farmer's son at the time
of the 1871 census when he's living with his parents at Tredarup in Warbstow.
He takes over the farm as the other children have emigrated and the
other elder brother is Samuel who is still working as a smith in 1893.
He's at Tredarrup for the censuses in 1881, 1891, 1901 and 1911
In 1886 Charles marries a widow,
Catherine Grace Colville (1855-1911) at Lawhitton. He dies in 1954 at
over 100 years old - there's a headstone at Bethel, Treneglos. This is a Baptist family.
- daughter Rhoda 1887, baptised at Tredarrup. She's at Tredarrup for the censuses in 1891, 1901 and 1911- in 1911 she's undertaking dairy work. She
married Archibald Bluett in 1914. Their children are Gwendoline 1918 and Clarence 1921. Rhoda dies in July 1970 in Stratton RD.
- son William Charles 1889, baptised at Bethel Chapel. He's at Tredarrup for the censuses in 1891, 1901 and 1911
but in Kelly's Directory in 1914 he's farming at Fentrigan, near Tredarrup. He died very young in 1918 - MI Bethel
- son John 1891 born in Warbstow, baptised at Bethel Chapel. He's at Tredarrup for the censuses in 1891 and 1901
but not in 1911. He appears as a warehouseman in London, living at Carter Lane, London EC.
He married Elizabeth Parsons - Family 13
- daughter Bertha Pearce 1893
born in Warbstow, baptised at Bethel Chapel. She's at Tredarrup for the censuses in 1901 and 1911. She married Charles Horton in 1933 in Totnes RD
John and Elizabeth Parsons
John 1891 born in Warbstow.
He is the son of Charles Colville and Catherine Grace
Colville and the grandson of William and Margaret Turner
Colwill. Baptised at Tredarrup, he's living there for the censuses in 1891 and 1901
but not in 1911. He appears as a warehouseman in London, living at Carter Lane, London EC.
[It seems likely that he will have enlisted in the 1914-1918 war -I have two Johns unaccounted for here, one in the Royal Fusiliers and the other in the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry] He returns to Cornwall and in 1922 marries Elizabeth Parsons who was born in Tredarrup in 1897. He
dies in 1966 in Trethorne. Elizabeth dies in 1986.
- daughter Marjorie Grace
1920 born in Warbstow. She married Mr Skinner.
- son William J 1925 born
in Warbstow. He married Sylvia Grigg and died in 1974 - Family
- daughter Tryphena Catherine
1927 born in Warbstow. She married Mr French.
- son Charles S 1927 born
in Warbstow, twin to Tryphena, but died within a month
- daughter Alice 1930 born
in Warbstow. In 1953 she marries Ronald Edward Gillett of Stoke Bishop,
William J. of Tredarrup and Sylvia Grigg
William J 1925 born in Warbstow
is the son of John and Elizabeth Parsons and the grandson
of Charles Colville and Catherine Grace Colville.
He married Sylvia Weary Grigg, born at Fentrigan, Warbstow, one of five children, who attended school at Warbstow and St Joseph's, Launceston. They farmed at Tredarrup. William died in
1974. Sylvia died in 2016
- son William Eric 1952 born
in Warbstow. He married Susan Bonnett in 1975 A farmer at Tredarrup,
he represents at least the 5th generation
that has farmed at Tredarrup, Warbstow.
- daughter Sarah Elizabeth
1978. She marries Richard M Bryan in 2002
- son David William 1980,
living at Tredarrup in 2003. He marries Tracy Piper in 2005
- son Richard John 1956 born
in Warbstow. He married Judith Lobb in 1977. They farm at Treskellow,
- son Matthew John 1979,
living at Treskellow in 2003 - marries Katherine Fishleigh in 2004
- son Philip Richard
1981 living at Treskellow in 2003
- back to the Uglow homepage
1780 (from Kennery [poss. Canworthy] Water, Warbstow),
shoots himself, reported by Taunton Courier on August 10th
- 1812: John 1809 dies
in 1812 and is buried in Warbstow. Possible parents are Nicholas
and Ann Gillard
- 1812: Abel
1791 marries Mary Ridgman in Warbstow in 1812 - Family
- 1817: William
1794 marries Jane Kittow in Warbstow in 1817 - Family
- 1846: Ann 1826 is
born in Lanteglos - her father is John. She marries Thomas Moyse in
Jacobstow in and by 1871, they are farming 20 acres in Warbstow. In
1881 they are still there - at the post office with grown up children,
Tom and Mary living with them.