Abraham GILLINGHAM[1]

Male Abt 1828 - 1898  (~ 70 years)


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  • Name Abraham GILLINGHAM 
    Born Abt 1827–1828  Holwell, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 7 Oct 1829  Holwell, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • He was baptised on the same day as his brother Isaac.
    Census 1841  Holwell, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • He was living in his parent's household.
    Occupation BY 1848  [7
    farmer 
    Residence 1848  Bishop's Caundle, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    at the time of his marriage to Emma 
    Misc Abt Dec 1860  [8
    summoned by the police for drunkeness and fined '5s and costs' 
    • Bishops Caundle is a small village (current population approx 400) so it is likely that the man mentioned in the newspaper is our Abraham Gillingham.
    Occupation 1877  [1
    haulier 
    Occupation BY 1881  [9
    green grocer 
    Died 16 Mar 1898  [10, 11
    • Though in death index his registration is in Dorset, he is buried with his son Esli in Swinton cemetery. The graver marker reads:
      Burial marker inscription:
      HERBERT
      SON OF
      ESLI & ESTHER GILLINGHAM
      OF SWINTON
      WHO DIED 29th MARCH 1887 AGED 4 YEARS
      ALSO ABRAHAM, GRANDFATHER TO
      THE ABOVE WHO DIED 16th MARCH
      1898 AGED 71 YEARS
      HE TRUSTED IN GOD
      ALSO ESTHER WIFE OF
      ESLI GILLINGHAM
      AGED 69 YEARS
      "HER END WAS PEACE"
      ALSO THE ABOVE
      ESLI GILLINGHAM
      WHO DIED DEC. 25TH 1935
      AGED 86 YEARS
      [ILLIGIBLE]RE UNITED

      Death registration will need to be ordered to find place of death.
    Buried Aft 16 Mar 1898  Swinton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Address:
    Swinton cemetery 
    Burial stone of Esli, Esther (Hann), Herbert & Abraham Gillingham
    Burial stone of Esli, Esther (Hann), Herbert & Abraham Gillingham
    Burial 19 Mar 1898  [11
    Occupation agricultural labourer  [2, 3, 12
    Person ID I6685  My Family
    Last Modified 16 Dec 2016 

    Father Robert GILLINGHAM,   b. Between 1786 and 1788, Holwell, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1877, Bishop's Caundel, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 91 years) 
    Mother Rosannah Mary FUDGE,   b. Bef 31 Oct 1790, Sturminster Newton, Dorset, England, Great Britain Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 20 Jul 1868, Holwell, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 77 years) 
    Married 3 Feb 1812  Holwell, Dorset, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F90016  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emma RIDOUT,   b. Abt 1824,   d. Yes, date unknown  (Age ~ 61 years) 
    Marriage Banns 9 Apr 1848  [13
    Marriage Banns 16 Apr 1848  [13
    Marriage Banns 23 Apr 1848  [13
    Married 27 Apr 1848  Pulham, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Address:
    the Parish Church of England 
    marriage of Abraham Gillingham & Emma Ridout
    marriage of Abraham Gillingham & Emma Ridout
    Census 1851  Holwell, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Residence BY 1851  Holwell, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Address:
    Cornford Hill 
    Census 1861  Caundle Bishop, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Residence BY 1861  Caundle Bishop, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Address:
    Caundle Street 
    Census 1871  Sherborne, Dorset, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Residence 1871  Sherborne, Dorset, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Address:
    Dark Hole 
    Census 1881  Sherborne, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Anne was listed as 'Ana'.
    Residence BY 1881  Cheap Street, Sherborne, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Notes 
    • A family in 1841 census of Pulham is probably Emma's family:
      William Ridout, age 45, occupation Shor? M? or Thor? M?
      Mary (Nancy?) ditto, 45
      Charles ditto, 26, I? Sho? M
      Ann ditto, 24, Glover
      Oliver ditto, 20, Ag lab
      Christianna ditto, 15, Glover
      Emma ditto, 15, ditto
      Eli, 15, ag lab
      Michael ditto, 13, ditto
      Robert ditto, 11, ditto,
      Mary ditto, 6
      Elizabeth ditto, 4
    Children 
     1. Esli William GILLINGHAM,   b. 1849, Holwell, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1935, 3 Leinster Road, Swinton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     2. Frederic Isaac Ridout GILLINGHAM,   b. Abt 1856, Caundle Bishop, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Alfred Henry GILLINGHAM,   b. Abt 1859, Caundle Bishop, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. BY Aug 1932  (Age ~ 73 years)
     4. Anne Ridout GILLINGHAM,   b. Abt 1862, Bishop Caundle, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F90015  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1827–1828 - Holwell, Dorset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 7 Oct 1829 - Holwell, Dorset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1841 - Holwell, Dorset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - at the time of his marriage to Emma - 1848 - Bishop's Caundle, Dorset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Address:
    the Parish Church of England - 27 Apr 1848 - Pulham, Dorset, England
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    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1851 - Holwell, Dorset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Address:
    Cornford Hill - BY 1851 - Holwell, Dorset, England
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    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1861 - Caundle Bishop, Dorset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Address:
    Caundle Street - BY 1861 - Caundle Bishop, Dorset, England
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    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1881 - Sherborne, Dorset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - BY 1881 - Cheap Street, Sherborne, Dorset, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S3177] Probate (Blandford UK), Robert Gillingham; 1877.

    2. [S2553] 1851 England Census, Ancestry.com, download; 2010; household of Abraham Gillingham; Original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1851. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA); Class: HO107; Piece: 1859; Folio: 4; Page: 1; GSU roll: 221007.

    3. [S2498] 1861 England Census, Ancestry.com, RG9/1589., downloaded; 2010; household of Abraham Gillingham; Original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1861. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA);Class: RG9; Piece: 1359; Folio: 100; Page: 7; GSU roll: 542801.

    4. [S2865] Ancestry.com: Dorset, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1813-1921, downloaded; 2011; marriage of Abraham Gillingham and Emma Ridout (1840-1849 record 26).
      Abraham was 21 years old on his marriage record

    5. [S2866] Ancestry.com: Dorset, England, Chruch of England Births and Baptisms, downloaded; 2011; baptism of Abraham Gillingham and Isaac Gillingham - same page at the end of 1829 - in Holwell, Dorset.

    6. [S2561] 1841 England Census, Ancestry.com, downloaded; household of Robert & Rose Gillingham.

    7. [S2865] Ancestry.com: Dorset, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1813-1921, downloaded; 2011; marriage of Abraham Gillingham and Emma Ridout (1840-1849 record 26).

    8. [S3043] The Sherborne Mercury, FindmyPast newspaper archives, Sturminster - Petty Sessions; 25 December 1860; p 3, col 2.

    9. [S2491] 1881 Census of England & Wales, Ancestry.com, downloaded; 2010; household of Abraham Gillingham; Class: RG11; Piece: 2117; Folio: 37; Page: 8; GSU roll: 1341512.

    10. [S2570] FindAGrave, viewed; October 2016; memorial Abraham Gillingham Memorial# 170100341 - date of death from stone inscription.

    11. [S3171] Family Bible of Esther & Esli Gillingham, Memento Mori - Entry for Abraham Gillingham.

    12. [S2499] 1871 England Census, Ancestry.com, RG10/2333., downloaded; 2010; household of Robert Gillingham; Original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1871. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA); Class: RG10; Piece: 2020; Folio: 28; Page: 48; GSU roll: 831757.

    13. [S2865] Ancestry.com: Dorset, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1813-1921, downloaded; 2011; banns of Abraham Gillingham and Emma Ridout .

    14. [S2553] 1851 England Census, Ancestry.com, download; 2010; household of Abraham Gillingham; Class: HO107; Piece: 1859; Folio: 4; Page: 1; GSU roll: 221007.

    15. [S2498] 1861 England Census, Ancestry.com, RG9/1589., downloaded; 2010; household of Abraham Gillingham; Class: RG9; Piece: 1359; Folio: 100; Page: 7; GSU roll: 542801.

    16. [S2499] 1871 England Census, Ancestry.com, RG10/2333., downloaded; 2010; household of Robert Gillingham; Class: RG10; Piece: 2020; Folio: 28; Page: 48; GSU roll: 831757.



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