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John TRANT

John TRANT

Male 1778 - 1854  (~ 75 years)    Has 12 ancestors and one descendant in this family tree.


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  • Name John TRANT 
    Relationshipwith Teresa Ann GOATHAM
    Baptised 21 Jun 1778  St. Martin’s Church, Sherford, 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 
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Carpenter 
    From 1814 to 1841  Frogmore, 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 
    • Shown as joiner when his daughter was baptised, and as carpenter in the 1841 census.
      Although John was only shown as a carpenter, there was no address of "public house" shown on the census for the part of Frogmore in Sherford parish 1841, though there was for the South Pool parish part. The Inn that John Gard was at in 1841 he was still Inn Keeper of in 1851 (as well as being a farmer) so John Trant had not taken over from him. I suspect John Trant was also a victualler in this year, as he and his family were later, and probably earlier. By 1851 he may have retired from doing work other than being an Inn Keeper (he was by then in his 70s)
    Occupation Victualler 
    1851  Public House, Frogmore, 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 
    • I'm pretty sure this is the same John who was at the Sherford Inn in the 1820s (there are documents in the Devon Record Office for each yr 1822-1828 relating to him being there). Since part of Frogmore is in Sherford Parish it is probably the same Inn. His daughter Caroline appears to have taken over after his death, and it would appear that the Globe Inn was where they were inn keepers.
    Died Jun Q 1854  Kingsbridge Reg Dist, 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 
    • Alive at the time of the 1851 census, but his wife a widow by 1861.
      GRO ref: Trant, John q2 1854 Kingsbridge RD 5b 129; GRO online index shows age at death as 76
    Buried 18 May 1854  St. Martin’s Church, Sherford, 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 25 Apr 2015)
    Administration Calendar entry 
    20 Oct 1865  Exeter, 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 
    • "Trant John. 20 October. Letters of Administration of the Personal estate and effects of John Trant late of Frogmore in the Parish of Sherford in the County of Devon Carpenter deceased who died 13 May 1854 at Frogmore aforesaid were granted at Exeter to Caroline Trant of Frogmore aforesaid Spinster the Daughter and only Next of Kin of the said Deceased she having been first sworn.
      Effects under £100."
    Person ID I772  All
    Last Modified 19 Feb 2020 

    Father John TRANT,   b. 1743,   bur. 3 Jan 1810, St. Martin’s Church, Sherford, 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 ~ 67 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth FOAL,   b. Abt 1744,   d. 9 Jun 1822, Frogmore, 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 30 Aug 1772  St. Martin’s Church, Sherford, 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 22 Apr 2015)
      Philip Trant may have been the son of John and Elizabeth but I think he was more likely the son of John's brother William. See birth notes on Philip's page for my thoughts on this.
    Children 6 children 
    Family ID F31    |  Family Chart

    Family Mary JARVIS,   b. Abt 1776, East Portlemouth, 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. Jun Q 1863, Kingsbridge Reg Dist, 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 ~ 87 years) 
    Married 30 Mar 1809  St. Winwaloe’s Church, East Portlemouth, 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 DFHS CD, more info in PR
      PR entry shows John Trant was 'of Sherford'
    Children
     1. Caroline TRANT,   b. Abt 1813, Sherford, 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. 13 Jun 1879, Frogmore, 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 ~ 66 years)
     
    Last Modified 5 Jun 2014 
    Family ID F4287    |  Family Chart

  • Event Map Click to hide
    Link to Google MapsBaptised - 21 Jun 1778 - St. Martin’s Church, Sherford, 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 30 Mar 1809 - St. Winwaloe’s Church, East Portlemouth, 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsChild born - Caroline TRANT - Abt 1813 - Sherford, 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Carpenter - From 1814 to 1841 - Frogmore, 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsDied - Jun Q 1854 - Kingsbridge Reg Dist, 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 18 May 1854 - St. Martin’s Church, Sherford, 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
    Link to Google MapsAdministration - Calendar entry - 20 Oct 1865 - Exeter, 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 Link to Google Earth (if installed; see link below to install)
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  • Wills (transcripts)
    The will of Elizabeth Trant nee Foal (c. 1744 - 1822)
    The will of John's mother, Elizabeth Trant (nee Foal)
    Elizabeth left John "All that my undivided Moiety (leasehold) of the lower Tenement called Pound House" in Frogmore.
    In addition, he was left half of her "Lime Kiln with the fields and appurtenances thereunto belonging" - half because this was to be shared equally with his brother William.