Humphrys genealogy

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My wife's ancestors - Stanger - Contents

William Stanger, of Gretton, Northamptonshire

Marriage of William Stanger and Ann Weston, 23 Oct 1820, Caldecott, Rutland.
From here.

William Stanger,
born at Gretton, Northamptonshire,
bapt 4 Aug 1794.
His father lived at Gretton.
At mar he is listed as of Caldecott, Rutland (just W of Gretton, see map).

He mar 23 Oct 1820 to Ann Weston [born 1795, Caldecott, Rutland].
She is living Caldecott at mar.
They mar at Caldecott.
This is incorrectly labelled as Caldecote, Northamptonshire. The full image shows this is in fact Caldecott, Rutland.

Children bapt at Gretton 1821 to 1837.
Living Gretton, Northamptonshire, at son's bapt 1825. He is labourer.
See them listed in Gretton in 1841 census. He is labourer.
They are listed at Gretton in 1851 census. See image from here. He is an "Ag Lab" (Agricultural Labourer). They are living beside their son John.

Ann died 25 Feb 1854, age 59 yrs [grave].
She was bur 1 or 2 Mar 1854 in Gretton.

William died 14 Jan 1878 [grave].
Grave says age 84 yrs, so maybe he was born some time before baptism in Aug 1794. Or maybe it should be age 83 yrs.
He was bur 17 Jan 1878 in Gretton.
They had issue:

  1. Sarah Stanger,
    bapt 7 Jan 1821, Gretton.

  2. James Stanger,
    bapt 1 Sept 1822, Gretton.
    He wit brother John's mar 1850.
    He died 6 Oct 1870, age 48 yrs, bur Gretton.

  3. Frances Stanger,
    bapt 12 Feb 1826, Gretton.

  4. John Stanger,
    born Gretton,
    bapt 7 Aug 1825 in Gretton.
    The later census shows him born 1825 in Gretton, and also living beside what must be his parents William and Ann.
    There is only one John Stanger born in Gretton in all this period, and he is son of William and Ann. This must be him.
    DNA proves it is him.

  5. Samuel Stanger,
    bapt 25 May 1828, Gretton.
    At home in 1851 census.

  6. Eliza Stanger,
    bapt 22 Apr 1832, Gretton.
    At home in 1841 census.
    Not listed at home in 1851 census.

  7. Charlotte Stanger,
    bapt 18 Jan 1835, Gretton.
    At home in 1851 census.

  8. William Stanger,
    bapt 24 Sept 1837, Gretton.

Baptism of John Stanger, 7 Aug 1825.
From here.

William Stanger's family and the family of his father Oliver.
Listed beside each other at Gretton, Northamptonshire, in 1841 census.
See full size.

William Stanger's family and the family of his son John.
Listed beside each other at Gretton in 1851 census.
See full size. From here.

Map of the location where Leicestershire (yellow) and Rutland (blue-green) and Northamptonshire (pink) meet.
Shows Caldecott, Rutland, is very close to Gretton, Northamptonshire.
From here.

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