Families of Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire,England


Thomas Tew-7474 [Parents] was christened on 21 Feb 1808 in Paulerspury, Northamptonshire, England. He died in 1888 in Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia. He married Mary Kingston-7480 before 1834.

Other marriages:
Dawson, Catherine

BAPTISM: Paulerspury Church Records NRO ref 255p/5.

CENSUS: 1841 Paulerspury, Film 0438873. Page 18 Church End. Age 30, an agricultural labourer, born in county.

NOTE: Lindel Buckle reports (email 1 Apr 1999) that he arrived in Australia on the James Gibb on 15 June 1849, a farm labourer aged 41.

NOTE: It is possible that the two marriages here refer to two Thomas Tews. In which case it is the one who married Catherine who went to Australia.

DEATH from NSW BDM index ref.6434 of 1888.

Mary Kingston-7480 was born about 1805 in , , England. She died about 1840. She married Thomas Tew-7474 before 1834.

MAIDEN name from birth certificate of Elizabeth.

CENSUS: 1841 Paulerspury, Film 0438873. Page 18 Church End. Age 35, born in county.

DEATH: based on her husband's remarriage, perhaps when Jesse was born.

They had the following children:

  M i Thomas Tew-7593 was christened on 24 Aug 1828 in Paulerspury, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM: information via Lindel Buckle (email 1 apr 1999).

NOTE: not with the family in 1841 census, but might have left home.
  F ii Ann Tew-7481
  M iii Jenkinson Tew-7482 was christened on 20 Sep 1835 in Paulerspury, Northamptonshire, England. He died in 1853 in New South Wales, Australia.

BAPTISM: information via Lindel Buckle (email 1 apr 1999).

CENSUS: 1841 Paulerspury, Film 0438873. Page 18 Church End. Age 5, born in county.

NOTE: Lindel Buckle reports (email 1 apr 1999) that he arrived in Australia on the James Gibb on 15 June 1849, a farm labourer aged 14.

DEATH from NSW BDM index ref V1853675 110, listed as Wesleyan Methodist Goublurn-Yass circuit.
  F iv Elizabeth Tew-7483 was born on 25 Sep 1840 in Paulerspury, Northamptonshire, England.

BIRTH from civil certificate.

CENSUS: 1841 Paulerspury, Film 0438873. Page 18 Church End. Age 8 months, born in county.
  M v Jesse Tew-7594 was christened on 24 Feb 1839 in Paulerspury, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM: information via Lindel Buckle (email 1 apr 1999).



John Harris-7207 was born before 1704 in <Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England>. He was buried on 18 Jan 1737/1738 in Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England. He married Elizabeth-7486 before 1724.

Other marriages:
, Elizabeth

BURIAL: Stoke Bruerne Par.Church, Northants Rec.Off.Ref.303P/17.
numbers are not given in this register. Of Bosenham mill.

NOTE: In the record of the baptism of the children of this family Bozenham Mill or Bosenham is usually mentioned. This is on the southern boundary of the parish of Stoke Bruerne, so the children may have been baptised elsewhere, in fact my memory is that they were non-conformists, but that does not fit as some children were baptised as Stoke Bruerne.

Elizabeth-7486 was born in <1703> in <Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England>. She was buried on 7 Sep 1728 in Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England. She married John Harris-7207 before 1724.

BURIAL: Stoke Bruerne Par.Church, Northants Rec.Off.Ref.303P/17. numbers are not given in this register. Wife of John of Bosenham mill, thus she must have been the first of two Elizabeth's.

They had the following children:

  M i John Harris-7212 was christened on 30 Jun 1724 in Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM: Stoke Bruerne Par.Church, Northants Rec.Off.Ref.303P/17.
numbers are not given in this register.
  M ii William Harris-7209 was christened on 6 Feb 1725/1726 in Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM: Stoke Bruerne Par.Church, Northants Rec.Off.Ref.303P/17.
numbers are not given in this register.
  F iii Frances Harris-5750
  M iv Thomas Harris-7213 was christened on 28 Sep 1729 in Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM: Stoke Bruerne Par.Church, Northants Rec.Off.Ref.303P/17. numbers are not given in this register. I am assuming his mother died at his birth, as she was buried three weeks before he was baptised.

Richard Brice-7487 was born before 1755 in , , England. He married Susanna Higham-7124 on 15 Feb 1774 in Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England.

MARRIAGE: Stoke Bruerne Parish Church from NRO 3039/20. He was a shoemaker of Hardingstone.

Susanna Higham-7124 [Parents] was christened on 25 Dec 1741 in Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England. She married Richard Brice-7487 on 15 Feb 1774 in Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM: Stoke Bruerne parish records - Northants Rec.Off. ref 303P/17.

NOTE: banns were called between Susannah Higham and John Tudor in Jan 1768, but they were denied as he was already engaged to Eliz.Harris.

NOTE from Northampton Hospital Admission Book from the Grafton Regis CD at age 25, a Susan Higham , resident of Shutlanger, was admitted in Dec 1768, at the recommendation of Mr T Bedford with , she had been with a sore leg for 9 months. No discharge date given.

MARRIAGE: Stoke Bruerne Parish Church from NRO 3039/20. She was a spinster of the parish.


Richard Hobbs-7488 was born before 1699 in <Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England>. He was buried on 6 Jan 1719/1720 in Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England. He married Alice-7489 before 1718.

BURIAL Stoke Bruerne Par.Church, Northants Rec.Off.Ref.303P/17. numbers are not given in this register. Listed as of Shitlanger.

NOTE: listed as of Foston? in 1718 - see baptism of daughter Elizabeth.

Alice-7489 was born before 1699 in <Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England>. She was buried on 28 Mar 1725 in Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England. She married Richard Hobbs-7488 before 1718.

BURIAL: Stoke Bruerne Par.Church, Northants Rec.Off.Ref.303P/17. numbers are not given in this register. Listed only as widow Hobbs of Shitlanger, no first name given.

NOTE: first name derived from birth of children.


They had the following children:

  F i Elizabeth Hobs-7490 was christened on 18 May 1718 in Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM: Stoke Bruerne Par.Church, Northants Rec.Off.Ref.303P/17. numbers are not given in this register. Listed as daughter of Richard & Alie Hobs of Foster, but the last word is unclear.
  M ii John Hobbs-7491 was christened on 1 Jan 1720/1721 in Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM: Stoke Bruerne Par.Church, Northants Rec.Off.Ref.303P/17. numbers are not given in this register.

Richard Inwood-7492 was born before 1716 in <Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England>. He married Ann Campion-7493 on 29 Sep 1736 in Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England.

MARRIAGE: Stoke Bruerne Parish Church. Northants Record Off.Ref 303P/17 - no numbers given here. He was of Paulerspury.

Ann Campion-7493 was born before 1716. She was christened on 30 Mar 1737 in Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England. She married Richard Inwood-7492 on 29 Sep 1736 in Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM: Stoke Bruerne Par.Church, Northants Rec.Off.Ref.303P/17. no numbers given here. Listed as an adult person, wife of Richard Inwood.


John Kingston-6994 [Parents] was christened on 30 Aug 1728 in Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England. He married Sarah Brown-7498 on 24 Mar 1754 in Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM from Stoke Bruerne Parish records from Northamptonshire Record Office 303P/17 - no numbers given here.

MARRIAGE: Stoke Bruerne Par.Church, Northants Rec.Off.Ref.303/P17 - no numbers given here.

Sarah Brown-7498 was born before 1735 in <Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England>. She married John Kingston-6994 on 24 Mar 1754 in Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England.

MARRIAGE: Stoke Bruerne Par.Church, Northants Rec.Off.Ref.303/P17 - no numbers given here.


William Bignall-3682 [Parents] was born in Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England. He was christened on 3 Aug 1823 in Stoke Bruerne, Northants, England. He married Ann Ashby-5551 about 1868.

Other marriages:
Wesley, Elizabeth

CHRISTENING Stoke Bruerne Par.Church, Northants Rec.Off.Ref.303/P13 no.216.

CENSUS 1871 Paulerspury. Age 47, Carpenter.

CENSUS 1881 at High Street, Church End, Paulerspury, FHL film no. 1341371, PRO ref RG11/1537, folio 109, pg 36. Age 57, a carpenter

CENSUS 1891 Paulerspury. Age 67. Carpenter.

Ann Ashby-5551 was born on 16 Mar 1825 in Pattishall, Northamptonshire, England. She died in 1901. She married William Bignall-3682 about 1868.

BIRTH: date provided by Richard Kendell (letter 31 May 1998), also her maiden name.

CENSUS 1871 Paulerspury. Age 46.

CENSUS 1881 at High Street, Church End, Paulerspury, FHL film no. 1341371, PRO ref RG11/1537, folio 109, pg 36. Age 56. Born Pattishall.

CENSUS 1891 Paulerspury. Age 66. Birthplace given as Eastcote here, though Pattishall in previous years.

DEATH: date from Richard Kendell also.


John Lyman-3692 [Parents] was christened on 21 May 1786 in Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England. He was buried on 21 Jul 1826 in Stoke Bruerne, Northants, England. He married Ann Kingston-5289 on 18 Jan 1810 in Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM Stoke Bruerne Par.Church, Northants Rec.Off.Ref.303P/11. numbers are not given in this register. Spelled Linam here.

MARRIAGE Stoke Bruerne Parish Ch. Northants Rec.Off.no. 303P/18 no.87.

BURIAL Stoke Bruerne Par.Church, Northants Rec.Off.Ref.303/P12 no.194. age 40 years a widower.

Ann Kingston-5289 [Parents] was christened on 23 Oct 1780 in Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England. She was buried on 23 Jun 1811 in Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England. She married John Lyman-3692 on 18 Jan 1810 in Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM Stoke Bruerne Par.Church, Northants Rec.Off.Ref.303P/11. numbers are not given in this register.

MARRIAGE Stoke Bruerne Parish Ch. Northants Rec.Off.no. 303P/18 no.87.

BURIAL: Stoke Bruerne Par.Church, Northants Rec.Off.Ref.303P/11. numbers are not given in this register.


Thomas Martin-7252 [Parents] was christened on 7 Jan 1746/1747 in Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England. He married Anne Jefferys-7240 on 22 May 1778 in Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM: Stoke Bruerne Par.Church, Northants Rec.Off.Ref.303P/17. numbers are not given in this register.

NOTE a Thomas Martin is listed in the 1777 Militia list of Shutlanger (also that of Stoke Bruerne), as recorded in the Grafton Regis CD. This includes all men born from about 1732 to about 1759. He was listed as a labourer.

MARRIAGE: Stoke Bruerne Par.Church, Northants Rec.Off.Ref.303P/20, no.100. Both of the parish.

CENSUS 1821 of Stoke Bruerne (gives only rounded ages), page 5, aged 70, living with son's family.

Anne Jefferys-7240 [Parents] was christened on 11 Nov 1739 in Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England. She was buried on 20 Jun 1808 in Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England. She married Thomas Martin-7252 on 22 May 1778 in Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM: Stoke Bruerne Parish Church. Northants Record Off.Ref 303P/17 - no numbers given here.

MARRIAGE: Stoke Bruerne Par.Church, Northants Rec.Off.Ref.303P/20, no.100.
It is possible that these two records are for two different people. Both of the parish.

BURIAL: Stoke Bruerne Par.Church, Northants Rec.Off.Ref.303P/11. numbers are not given in this register. "Wife of Thomas of Stoke".

They had the following children:

  M i Thomas Martin-1972

John Judge-7507 was born before 1720 in <Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England>. He was not married to Mary Mawby-6777.

RECORDED as the father of a child whose surname has been blotted out.

Mary Mawby-6777 [Parents] was christened on 3 Mar 1716/1717 in Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England. She was not married to John Judge-7507.

BAPTISM from Stoke Bruerne Parish records from Northamptonshire Record
Office 303P/17 - no numbers given here.

They had the following children:

  F i Phillis Mawby-7508 was christened on 22 Apr 1737 in Stoke Bruerne, Northamptonshire, England.

BAPTISM: Stoke Bruerne Parish Church. Northants Record Off.Ref 303P/17 - no numbers given here. Her surname appears to have been written as Judge but then blotted out. She is listed as the daughter of John Judge of Blakesly and Mary Mawby of the parish of Stoke Bruerne.

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