Joseph DOWNTON

Male 1792 - 1868  (76 years)


 Set As Default Person    

Personal Information    |    Sources    |    Event Map    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Joseph DOWNTON 
    Born 1792  Holwell by Sherborne, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Baptised 12 Feb 1792  Holwell by Sherborne, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Died 1868 
    Buried 3 Dec 1868  Holwell, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Siblings 7 siblings 
    Notes 
    • BASTARDY ORDERS (Dorset Record office, Holwell Parish) FILE [no title] - ref. PE/HOW/OV 7/2/5 - date: 17 Oct 1812 |_ [from Scope and Content] Joseph Downton, yeoman and Melliar Loader, singlewoman
      1841 census: Holwell Village, Somerset
      Class: HO107; Piece 945; Book: 7; Civil Parish: Holwell; County: Somerset; Enumeration District: 6; Folio: 7; Page: 8; Line: 9
      Joseph Downton 45 Carpenter No
      Sarah Downton 40 Yes
      James Downton 15 Yes
      Charles Downton 11 Yes
      John Downton 7 Yes
      Thomas Downton 5 Yes
      Mary Downton 11months Yes

      1851 census: Holwell, Dorset
      Class: HO107; Piece: 1859; Folio: 12; Page: 16
      Joseph Downton Head Mar 59 Carpenter Master Holwell, Dorset
      Sally Downton Wife Mar 53 Holwell, Dorset
      Charles Downton Son 21 Blacksmith Apprentice Holwell
      John Downton Son 18 Carpenter Apprentice Holwell
      Thomas Downton Son 16 Cordwainer Apprentice Holwell
      Isaac Drake Lodger Unm 19 Ag Labourer Holwell

      1861 census: 2 Downton Row, Holwell, Dorset
      Class: RG9; Piece: 1359; Folio: 87; Page: 10
      Joseph Downton Head Mar 69 Carpenter Holwell, Dorset
      Sally Downton Wife Mar 63 Laundress Holwell, Dorset
      Henry Guy Lodger Unm 27 Bootmaker Stoke Wake, Dorset

      Left the cottage and garden in the will of his father
    Person ID I440  Baker Family Tree
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2016 

    Father John DOWNTON,   bap. 2 May 1760, Holwell by Sherborne, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1844, Holwell, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Mother Mary COOMBS,   bap. 23 Dec 1758, Holwell, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1818, Holwell, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Married 20 Mar 1783  Holwell by Sherborne, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F225  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Amelia LODER 
    Children 
     1. Sarah DOWNTON,   b. 1812
    Family ID F266  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sally EARS,   b. 1796, Holwell, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1861, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 6 Sep 1825  Holwell by Sherborne, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. James DOWNTON,   bap. 9 Jul 1826, Holwell, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1871, Bath, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years)
     2. Charles DOWNTON,   b. 1830, Holwell, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1879, Holwell, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
    +3. John DOWNTON,   b. 1833, Holwell, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 May 1874, Holwell, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
    +4. Thomas DOWNTON,   b. 1835, Holwell, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1868, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
     5. Mary DOWNTON,   b. 1840, Wimborne, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1843  (Age 3 years)
    Family ID F267  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map Click to hide
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1792 - Holwell by Sherborne, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptised - 12 Feb 1792 - Holwell by Sherborne, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Sep 1825 - Holwell by Sherborne, Dorset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - James DOWNTON - 9 Jul 1826 - Holwell, Dorset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Charles DOWNTON - 1830 - Holwell, Dorset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - John DOWNTON - 1833 - Holwell, Dorset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Thomas DOWNTON - 1835 - Holwell, Dorset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Mary DOWNTON - 1840 - Wimborne, Dorset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 3 Dec 1868 - Holwell, Dorset, England Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address/Street       : Hamlet/District       : Village/Town       : City/County       : County/State       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S15] 1861 Census.

    2. [S277] 1851 Census, 12 Feb 2016.

    3. [S35] British Vital Records Index, FHL Number 1239201.

    4. [S32] Bishops Transcripts.