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John SWAN

John SWAN

Male 1819 - 1873  (53 years)    Has 10 ancestors and 37 descendants in this family tree.


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  • Name John SWAN 
    Relationshipwith Teresa Ann GOATHAM
    Born 1 Nov 1819  Little Sampford, Essex, 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 censuses Little Sampford is also known as New Sampford
      Also from baptism register
    Baptised 13 Feb 1820  Independent Chapel, Finchingfield, Essex, 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 
    Gender Male 
    Confirmation 18 Jun 1840  St. John’s Church, Thaxted, Essex, 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 
    • By Charles James Bloomfield, Bishop of London

      From the PR for Little Sampford, on "Essex Archives Online", online image (23/12/2010)

      The record shows John as aged 17. This is too young - unless John was a bit younger than censuses suggest - maybe he increased his age to be closer in age to Martha. Or should the PRs have said James?
    Residence Living with parents 
    1841  Wimbish Green, Uttlesford, Essex, 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 
    Occupation Ag lab 
    1841  Wimbish Green, Uttlesford, Essex, 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 
    Occupation Groom 
    1843  Thames Street, London, 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 
    Occupation Groom 
    1844  25, Addle Hill, London, 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 
    Occupation Coachman 
    From 1847 to 1859 
    • 1847: Maidenhead, Berkshire
      1851: Taplow, Buckinghamshire
      1854: Taplow House Lodge, Taplow, Buckinghamshire
      1859: Grosvenor Crescent, Pimlico, London
    Residence From 1851 to 1854  Taplow House Lodge, Taplow, Buckinghamshire, 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 
    • The grand Taplow House is now an hotel.
      In 1838 it was bought by the (2nd) Marquess of Thomond, but on his death in 1846 the title passed to his brother who resided in Bath and in 1851 it was occupied by 65 year old merchant Joseph Sandars (1785 - 1860), "the father of railways", and his wife Anna.
      Since the very next entry to the unnamed house that John and his family were living in in 1851 was Taplow House, I think it was probable that they were then living in the Lodge, and almost certain that they were living in a property that was part of the Taplow House estate and that John was a coachman to the Sandars.
    Residence 1859  Grosvenor Crescent, Pimlico, London, 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 
    Occupation Publican / inn keeper 
    From 1871 to 1873  “The Feathers Inn”, Taplow Common, Taplow, Buckinghamshire, 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 
    Died 7 Mar 1873  “The Feathers Inn”, Taplow Common, Taplow, Buckinghamshire, 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 
    • died of liver disease ("disease of liver ascites 1 week")
      John's death was registered by his son Charles who was present at the death (was also "of Taplow Common", presumably living with his father and step-mother at this time).
      The cert. just shows that he died at Taplow Common - I am assuming he died at home at "The Feathers".
    Death certificate for John Swan
    Death certificate for John Swan
    Buried 12 Mar 1873  St. Nicholas’ Church, Taplow, Buckinghamshire, 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 Bucks FHS booklet of burials and marriages at Taplow St. Nicholas, viewed 28 Jul 2012
      John shown as aged 53, and of Taplow Common
    Probate 17 Apr 1873 
    • Swan, John  Effects under £450
      17 April The Will of John Swan late of the "Feathers" Inn Taplow Common in the County of Buckingham Victualler who died 7 March 1873 at Taplow Common was proved at Oxford by Susanna Ford Swan Widow the Relict and Charles Swan Carpenter the Son both of Taplow Common the Executors

      (I have a copy of his will - not yet transcribed)
    Notes 
    • Living in Thames Street at time of 1st marriage.
      Living in Taplow House Lodge in 1854 when his 1st wife died, but in Grosvenor Crescent (London) at time of 2nd marriage in 1859, still a coachman - possibly at his employer's London home, with Taplow being the country one? But the 1861 census shows a different family, the 43 year old Neville Ward and his wife and children, with "next door" a coachman, but that was Thomas Price, not John Swan. Possibly the Wards already had a coachman when they acquired Taplow House; John would have had to have found work elsewhere if the Sanders no longer needed him.
        
      Back in Taplow, as innkeeper at The Feathers Inn (still exists - opposite the main gates to Cliveden) at the time of the 1871 census (where the entry for The Feathers is immediately followed by Cliveden estate entries). At "Taplow Common" (I think this would include The Feathers) when he died the following year.
    Person ID I684  All | Teresa's direct ancestors
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2016 

    Father James SWAN,   b. Abt 1783, Little Sampford, Essex, 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. 22 Jan 1865, Little Sampford, Essex, 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  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Mother Mary COLLARD,   b. 21 Jul 1787, Sible Hedingham, Essex, 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. 16 Nov 1863, Little Sampford, Essex, 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  (Age 76 years) 
    Banns of marriage From 11 Dec 1808 to 25 Dec 1808  St. John the Baptist Church, Finchingfield, Essex, 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 index on Ancestry (date given as 11 Dec, assumed to be first reading)
    Married 27 Dec 1808  St. John the Baptist Church, Finchingfield, Essex, 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 
    • Mary's maiden name from baptism entries for her children - Collins on some, Collard on one. Combining that with birthplace of Hedingham (in the censuses) suggests it should be Collard.

      Details from Essex index on Ancestry (viewed 6 Aug 2019)
    Children 5 children 
    Family ID F7783    |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Martha FIELD,   b. 1816, Wallington, Surrey, 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. 25 Dec 1854, Taplow House Lodge, Taplow, Buckinghamshire, 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  (Age 38 years) 
    Married 27 Apr 1843  St. Sepulchre’s Church, Middlesex, City of London, London, 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 
    • Both of age, bach and sp, of Thames Street. The witnesses, William and Jane Field were proably 2 of Martha's half siblings, unless Jane was her step-mother. All signed.
      website for St. Sepulchre's Church
    Certificate for the marriage of John Swan to Martha Field
    Certificate for the marriage of John Swan to Martha Field
    Children 5 children 
    Last Modified 28 Feb 2013 
    Family ID F50    |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Susanna ("Susan") Ford WARE,   b. 24 Jan 1819, Broadclyst, 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. 7 Oct 1897, Ottery St. Mary, 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  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 26 Jun 1859  St. Peter’s Church, Pimlico (Eaton Square), London, 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 
    Certificate for the marriage of John Swan to Susanna ('Susan') Ford Ware
    Certificate for the marriage of John Swan to Susanna ("Susan") Ford Ware
    Last Modified 28 Feb 2013 
    Family ID F1295    |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Nov 1819 - Little Sampford, Essex, 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsConfirmation - 18 Jun 1840 - St. John’s Church, Thaxted, Essex, 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Living with parents - 1841 - Wimbish Green, Uttlesford, Essex, 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Ag lab - 1841 - Wimbish Green, Uttlesford, Essex, 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 27 Apr 1843 - St. Sepulchre’s Church, Middlesex, City of London, London, 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Groom - 1844 - 25, Addle Hill, London, 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild born - Jane SWAN - 3 Mar 1844 - St. Gregory by St. Pauls, London, 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild born - John SWAN - Sep Q 1845 - Maidenhead, Berkshire, 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild born - Martha SWAN - 1 Feb 1847 - Maidenhead, Berkshire, 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild born - Charles SWAN - Abt 1850 - Taplow, Buckinghamshire, 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsResidence - From 1851 to 1854 - Taplow House Lodge, Taplow, Buckinghamshire, 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild born - Margaret SWAN - Sep Q 1851 - Taplow, Buckinghamshire, 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1859 - Grosvenor Crescent, Pimlico, London, 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Jun 1859 - St. Peter’s Church, Pimlico (Eaton Square), London, 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Publican / inn keeper - From 1871 to 1873 - “The Feathers Inn”, Taplow Common, Taplow, Buckinghamshire, 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Mar 1873 - “The Feathers Inn”, Taplow Common, Taplow, Buckinghamshire, 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
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