Baker of Farnham
Samuel Lewcock, son of Richard Lewcock ( -1783) and Sarah Harmsworth (c1745-1786) was baptised on the 1st of April 1772 in Odiham. He married Sarah (Sally) Taphouse on 28 November 1793 in Farnham, Surrey and was buried on 27th December 1836 in Farnham.
Sarah (Sally) Taphouse, daughter of William Taphouse (1745- ) and Ann Coombs ( -1778), was born in December 1773. Sarah appeared in the census of the night of 6 June 1841 in The Borough, Farnham when she was recorded as a baker. She died of an enlarged spleen on 13 June 1844.
Sarah and Samuel had the following children:
James Lewcock (1809-1848)
James was baptised on 18 June 1809 in Farnham.
He married Jessamine Hart on 21 April 1836 in Farnham.
He appeared in the census on 6 June 1841 in Castle Street, Farnham. He was a Confectioner.
He died of Scarlatina, 4 days certified, on 6 July 1848 in Borough, Farnham, Surrey. The death was reported by Ann Briant of Downing Street Farnham. James was buried in Farnham. He had his estate probated in Surrey in 1848.
Their other children
Elizabeth Lewcock (1796-1802) Elizabeth was born in 1796 in Farnham and was baptised on 15 August 1802 in Farnham. She was buried on 22 January 1802 in Farnham.
Charlotte Lewcock (1797-1835) Charlotte was born in 1797 in Farnham. She was buried on 27 March 1835 in Farnham.
Sarah Lewcock (1797-1823) Sarah was born in 1797 in Farnham. She was buried on 16 June 1823 in Farnham.
William Lewcock (1799-1818) William baptised on 18 August 1799 in Farnham. He was a Gardener. He died on 15 April 1818 and was buried on 16 April 1832 in Farnham.
Elizabeth Lewcock (1802-1834) Elizabeth was born in 1802 in Farnham. She died in 1834 in Farnham. She was buried in Farnham.
George Lewcock (1803-1830) A George was born in 1803 in Farnham. Another George was baptised 05 JAN 1812. A George was buried on 17 September 1830 in Farnham.
John Lewcock (1804- ) John was baptised on 14 November 1804 in Farnham. He married Martha Lunn on 27 DEC 1828 in St Clement Danes, Strand, Middlesex.
Thomas Lewcock (1806-1807) Thomas was born in 1806 in Farnham. He died in 1807 in Farnham.
Ann Lewcock (1811-1899) Ann was born in 1811 in Farnham. She appeared in the census on 6 June 1841 in The Borough, Farnham with her mother and her sister, Jane. She married John Nash in 1843 in Farnham. In 1881, they were living at 49 Downing Street. She died in 1899 in Farnham.
Jane Lewcock (1814-1879) Jane was baptised on 18 December 1814 in Farnham. She appeared in the census on 6 June 1841 in Farnham with her mother Sarah and her sister, Ann. She died in 1879 in Farnham.
Caroline Lewcock (1817-1818) Caroline was born in 1817. She was buried on 6 May 1818 in Farnham.
Ellen Lewcock (1820-1821) Ellen was baptised on 21 May 1820 in Farnham. She was buried on 27 April 1821 in Farnham.
A quick query of my family tree software shows me that of those who have an occupation entered, I have 32 smiths or related occupations of whom 8 are blacksmiths, 2 gunsmiths, 3 silversmiths, and 4 whitesmiths and also some charcoal burners.
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