John NORTHMORE

Male 1798 - 1896  (98 years)    Has 14 ancestors but no descendants in this family tree.


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  • Name John NORTHMORE 
    Relationshipwith Teresa Ann GOATHAM
    Born 1798  Sheepstor, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • Date from age at death and date of baptism, place from censuses
    Baptised 12 Sep 1798  St. Leonard’s Church, Sheepstor, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • From the PR entry (image on FMP, viewed 26 Sep 2012):
      (under 1798)
      September 27th. John the son of Walter Northmore & Elizabeth his wife was baptized
    Gender Male 
    Church Office Sheepstor, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    Parish Clerk 
    • For 40 years, according to a note about him in Northmore Newsletter issue 4 (March 1991)
      Parish Clerk was usually an office for life, but John may have been replaced when he had to move into the Union Workhouse in Tavistock somewhere between 1891 and his death. Probably appointed in the 1850s.
    Residence 1841  Shop tenament, Sheepstor, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • In the 1841 census with his father, who was shown as aged 80, of Independent means. John was shown as an Ag. Lab., aged 38 - i.e. it appears age was not rounded down, but as he was baptised in 1798 it was, but to the wrong number!
    Died 5 Feb 1896  The Union Workhouse, Tavistock, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • Commemorated with a gravestone, gives age as 97 (have photo)
      Note written in the back of John's diary (the last entry), signed by one I Andrew, said to be a nephew (by another nephew, WSN, noted in Northmore Newsletter)
      "This is to Certify that John Northmore Died in Tavistock Union on Febry. 4th 1896 Aged 97 Buried at Sheepstor on Febry. 8th 1896 He was Baptised in Sheepstor Church on Septr. 12th 1798"
    Buried 8 Feb 1896  St. Leonard’s Church, Sheepstor, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • PR shows of Tavistock Union (i.e. the Workhouse), late of Sheepstor, aged 97
    Notes 
    • Picture in Northmore Newsletter, issue 4; wrote a diary, part of it in Northmore Newsletter issue no. 2.
    Person ID I11292  Teresa's tree
    Last Modified 19 May 2019 

    Father Walter NORTHMORE,   c. 15 Jun 1760, St. Leonard’s Church, Sheepstor, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Mar 1843  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Mother Betty GILES,   c. 28 Jun 1759, Walkhampton Church, Walkhampton, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jan 1841  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Marriage License 17 Aug 1785 
    • "Walter Northmore of Sheepstor and Betty Giles of Walkhampton spinster" (from Fursden index of marriage licences, Northmore Newsletter, no. 8, p.41)
    Married 31 Aug 1785  Walkhampton Church, Walkhampton, Devon, England See the place on a map and other information about it - if available (many more will be in time); also all individuals with events at this location 
    • From PR entry (image on FMP, viewed 26 Sep 2012):
      "Walter Northmore of the Parish of Sheepstor Farmer and Betty Giles Spinster of this Parish were Married in this Church by Licence this thirty first Day of August in the Year One Thousand Seven Hundred and Eighty five by me Robert Hughes
      This Marriage was solemnized between Us { Walter Northmore, Betty Giles [both signed]
      In the Presence of John Atwill Giles, William Worth [both signed]"
    Children 8 children 
    Family ID F5174  Family Group Page  |  Family Chart

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