Uglow Family HistoryUglows in Perranzabuloe
St Piran originally built an oratory , the ruins of which are seen above, drawn in 1835
Parish to the
south-east of Perranporth. Name means 'St Piran in the sands', to distinguish
it from other parishes of St Piran. The saint originally built an oratory
here which had the continual problem of being buried by the sands. Stones
from the oratory were used to re-erect the church in 1804. The three mile
long sandy beach at Perranporth is well known for the surfing competitions
which are held there.
10878 acres of
land, 16 acres of water, 8 acres of tidal water, 296 acres of foreshore
Perranzabuloe is close to Perranporth
Family 1a: John and Loveday Brewer
He moved to Perranzabuloe and married Loveday Brewer in 1840 in Truro. She was born in St Ewe, south of St Austell, in 1820 and was the daughter of William and Mary Brewer. In 1841, John is a tailor at Pennance, Perranzabuloe with their young daughter, Mary. In 1851, they are in the same area, at Rose, with Edmund and William. It's the same story in 1861, living in Rose with 4 of the children but now John is referred to as 'tailor [master]' in the census but there's no sign of him employing workers. In 1871 John and Loveday, with Edmund, John and Elizabeth, are still in Rose. John dies there in 1875 in Rose.
In 1881 Loveday Uglow is at Hendravossan, Perranzabuloe working as a seamstress, with her daughter Elizabeth and quite close to sons, Edmund at Rose and William at Gear. Loveday dies in 1888
Family 1b: Edmund and Mary Bice and Sarah Richards
Edmund 1847 is born in Truro, the son of John and Loveday Brewer and the grandson of Edmund and Mary Marks. In 1861, he is living with his parents and working at the mines as a 'blende dresser?'. In 1869 he marries Mary Bice in Perranzabuloe. Mary was born in 1847 in Perranzabuloe - in 1851 she is with her parents, John (a tim miner) and Eliza in Rose, Perranzabuloe. In 1861 she is living with her uncle and aunt, Edward and Jane Cowlin in Kenwyn and working as a tailor.
In 1871 Edmund and Mary live in Perranzabuloe with their young son, John and Edmund is a lead miner . In 1881, Edmund is unemployed - the family live in Rose, Perranzabuloe with two children, John and Janie.
After Mary dies in 1888, Edmund and his son John travel to the USA, arriving in New York on Apr 6 1889 on the ship Berlin. A rumour is that John was shot and presumably killed. Edmund returns and marries again in 1897, this time to Sarah Priscilla Richards, born in Perranzabuloe in 1857. In 1901, he is farming with his father-in-law, William Richards, at Carnkief, in Perranzabuloe. He and his son are referred to as 'Edward' in the census.
In 1911, Edmund is still at at Carnkief, in Perranzabuloe, referred to as a retired miner. He dies a few months later, in July 1911. Sarah dies in 19454.
Family 1c: William and Elizabeth Bradford Penna
William 1851 is born in Perranzabuloe, the son of John and Loveday Brewer and the grandson of Edmund and Mary Meeks. In 1871 he is a lead miner, living at home. Soon after, he marries Elizabeth Bradford Penna - she was born in Perranzabuloe in 1854, the daughter of William and Frances Trenerry, farmers of 170 acres at Gear Farm, Penhale Sands, Perranzabuloe. Elizabeth is on the farm with her parents in the censuses of 1861 and 1871.
In 1881, William is still mining but he and Elizabeth are living at Toll House, next door to Gear Farm - William Penna is now a widower. By the 1891 and 1901 censuses he has taken over the farm, probably after the death of his father in law in 1888. Elizabeth dies in 1914. William dies in 1926 and is buried in Perranzabuloe