Henry DOWN

M, #6392, b. 1767
Henry DOWN|b. 1767|p220.htm#i6392|Michael DOWN|b. 1747|p220.htm#i18843||||Robert DOWN|b. 1722|p220.htm#i10534|Mary WILLIAMS|b. 25 Jul 1728|p743.htm#i18844|||||||

Father* Michael DOWN1 b. 1747

Birth*1767Henry DOWN was born in 1767 at Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
He was the son of Michael DOWN.1 
Baptism14 June 1767Henry DOWN was baptised on 14 June 1767 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
Marriage*9 May 1791He married Mary GOVER, daughter of John GOVER and Susannah LAPHAM, on 9 May 1791 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England. Botp. By banns. Wit: William CROSS, John TURNER.2 
Residence*Henry DOWN lived at Mere. 
Occupation*He was a Mason. 

Family

 Mary GOVER b. 1768

Citations

  1. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.
  2. [S74] Marriages Transcript, Mere, 1561-1812.

James DOWN1

M, #10504, b. 1806
James DOWN|b. 1806|p220.htm#i10504|Thomas DOWN|b. 1783|p220.htm#i10502|Hester NORRIS|b. 1785|p547.htm#i10503|Edward DOWN|b. 1758|p219.htm#i10530|Elizabeth GLOVER|b. c 1757|p305.htm#i10531|Giles NORRIS|b. 1745|p547.htm#i10513|Lydia (NORRIS)|b. c 1755|p28.htm#i10514|

Father* Thomas DOWN1 b. 1783
Mother* Hester NORRIS1 b. 1785

Birth*1806James DOWN was born in 1806 at Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
He was the son of Thomas DOWN and Hester NORRIS.1 
Baptism11 May 1806James DOWN was baptized on 11 May 1806 at Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
Marriage*11 October 1830He married Mary COWLEY, daughter of John COWLEY and Sarah (COWLEY), on 11 October 1830 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England. 1830
Oct
11
James
Down
Bch
Mere
Mary
Cowley
Spr
Mere
X
Yes
Silas
Mills

Willm
Coward

Banns.2
 
Occupation*James DOWN was a Ag Labourer. 
Census 1861*He was aged 54 in the 1861 census and lived at Water Street, Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
Residence*He lived at Mere. 
Religion*He was Baptised as an Anglican but had his children baptised in the Independent Chapel. 

Family

 Mary COWLEY b. 1810
Child 1.Ann DOWN+ b. 15 Apr 1839

Citations

  1. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.
  2. [S86] Marriages of Mere, 1813-1925.

James DOWN1

M, #5250, b. 1834, d. 1886
James DOWN|b. 1834\nd. 1886|p220.htm#i5250|William DOWN|b. 1799|p221.htm#i5174|Sarah FOOT|b. 1801|p277.htm#i5179|John DOWN|b. 1755\nd. 1803|p220.htm#i18369|Elizabeth MOORES|b. 1755|p527.htm#i5149|Roger FOOT|b. 1770|p277.htm#i14733|Mary FORD|b. 1778\nd. 1830|p280.htm#i14734|

Father* William DOWN1 b. 1799
Mother* Sarah FOOT1 b. 1801

Birth*1834James DOWN was born in 1834 at Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
He was the son of William DOWN and Sarah FOOT.1 
Baptism25 December 1834James DOWN was baptized on 25 December 1834 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
Marriage*24 June 1858He married Jane FORD, daughter of William FORD and Eliza (FORD), on 24 June 1858 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England. James DOWN, ofa, bch, Shoemaker, of Mere, s/o William DOWN, Innkeeper.Jane FORD, ofa, spr, of Mere, d/o William FORD, Policeman. Both literate. By banns. Wit: John DOWN, Ann FORD.2 
Marriage*13 June 1871James DOWN married Elizabeth Ann DOWDING, daughter of Robert DOWDING and Elizabeth MUNDY, on 13 June 1871 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England. James DOWN, ofa, wid, Grocer, of Mere, s/o William DOWN, Innkeeper. Elizabeth Ann DOWDING, ofa, spr, of Mere, d/o Robert DOWDINg, Farmer. Both literate. By licence. Thos Robert DOWDING, Agnes DOWDING.2 
Death*1886James DOWN died in 1886 at Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
Burial*22 September 1886He was buried on 22 September 1886 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England; "Aged 51 yrs. Abode Mere."3 
Occupation*He was a Shoemaker, Butcher and Grocer. 
Census 1881*He was aged 46 in the 1881 census and lived at Church Street, Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
Residence*He lived at Mere. 

Family 1

 Jane FORD b. 1835, d. 1870

Family 2

 Elizabeth Ann DOWDING b. 1837
Child 1.William James DOWN4 b. 1875, d. 1961

Citations

  1. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.
  2. [S86] Marriages of Mere, 1813-1925.
  3. [S97] Burials, Mere, 1813-1955.
  4. [S87] Baptisms, Mere.

James S. DOWN

M, #18359, b. 1789, d. 1853
James S. DOWN|b. 1789\nd. 1853|p220.htm#i18359|John DOWN|b. 1755\nd. 1803|p220.htm#i18369|Elizabeth MOORES|b. 1755|p527.htm#i5149|John DOWN|b. 1719\nd. 28 Jun 1782|p220.htm#i14843|Sarah FORD|b. 1727\nd. 20 Jul 1785|p281.htm#i18371|Harry MOORES|b. 1725|p528.htm#i5100|Mary BUTT|b. 1733|p119.htm#i5098|

Father* John DOWN b. 1755, d. 1803
Mother* Elizabeth MOORES b. 1755

Birth*1789James S. DOWN was born in 1789 at Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
He was the son of John DOWN and Elizabeth MOORES
Baptism20 July 1789James S. DOWN was baptised on 20 July 1789 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England.2 
Marriage*25 July 1814He married Mary Ann WRIGHT on 25 July 1814 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England. 1814
Jul
25
James
Down
Bch
Mere
Mary Ann
Wright
Spr
Mere
Yes
Yes
James
Wright

Elizabeth
Wright

Banns

Willm
Coward.3 
Death*1853James S. DOWN died in 1853 at Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
Burial*29 October 1853He was buried on 29 October 1853 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England; Aged 64 yrs.4 
Census 1851*He was aged 61 in the 1851 census and lived at Salisbury Street, Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
Census 1841*He was aged 50 in the 1841 census and lived at Salisbury Street, Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
Residence*He lived at Mere. 
Occupation*He was a Edge Tool Maker; Smith. 
(Witness) Marriage15 August 1844He witnessed the Marriage of John HARDING and Mary Ann DOWN on 15 August 1844 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England.3 

Family

 Mary Ann WRIGHT b. 1790, d. 1851
Children 1.Mary Ann DOWN+ b. 1814
 2.Jane DOWN2 b. 1816

Citations

  1. [S16] 1851 Census.
  2. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.
  3. [S86] Marriages of Mere, 1813-1925.
  4. [S97] Burials, Mere, 1813-1955.

Jane DOWN

F, #5331, b. June 1852, d. June 1852
Jane DOWN|b. Jun 1852\nd. Jun 1852|p220.htm#i5331|Martin DOWN|b. 1811|p220.htm#i2205|Fanny COWLEY|b. 1814|p175.htm#i2212|John DOWN|b. 1783|p220.htm#i10238|Sophia (DOWN)|b. 1784\nd. 1825|p11.htm#i10239|John COWLEY|b. 1779\nd. 1873|p175.htm#i10556|Sarah (COWLEY)|b. 1778\nd. 1857|p9.htm#i10557|

Father* Martin DOWN b. 1811
Mother* Fanny COWLEY b. 1814

Birth*June 1852Jane DOWN was born in June 1852 at Stourton, Wiltshire, England. 
She was the daughter of Martin DOWN and Fanny COWLEY
Baptism14 June 1852Jane DOWN was baptized on 14 June 1852 at Stourton, Wiltshire, England. 
Death*June 1852She died in June 1852 at Stourton, Wiltshire, England; Died aged 10 days. 
Burial*22 June 1852She was buried on 22 June 1852 at Stourton, Wiltshire, England. 
Residence*She lived at Stourton. 

Jane DOWN1

F, #18368, b. 1816
Jane DOWN|b. 1816|p220.htm#i18368|James S. DOWN|b. 1789\nd. 1853|p220.htm#i18359|Mary Ann WRIGHT|b. 1790\nd. 1851|p751.htm#i18367|John DOWN|b. 1755\nd. 1803|p220.htm#i18369|Elizabeth MOORES|b. 1755|p527.htm#i5149|||||||

Father* James S. DOWN1 b. 1789, d. 1853
Mother* Mary Ann WRIGHT1 b. 1790, d. 1851

Birth*1816Jane DOWN was born in 1816 at Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
She was the daughter of James S. DOWN and Mary Ann WRIGHT.1 
Baptism26 July 1816Jane DOWN was baptized on 26 July 1816 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
Census 1841*She was aged 20 in the 1841 census and lived at Salisbury Street, Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
Occupation*She was a Dressmaker. 
Census 1851*She was aged 34 in the 1851 census and lived at Salisbury Street, Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
Residence*She lived at Mere. 
(Witness) Marriage15 August 1844She witnessed the Marriage of John HARDING and Mary Ann DOWN on 15 August 1844 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England.2 

Citations

  1. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.
  2. [S86] Marriages of Mere, 1813-1925.

Jesse DOWN

M, #2217, b. 1849
Jesse DOWN|b. 1849|p220.htm#i2217|Martin DOWN|b. 1811|p220.htm#i2205|Fanny COWLEY|b. 1814|p175.htm#i2212|John DOWN|b. 1783|p220.htm#i10238|Sophia (DOWN)|b. 1784\nd. 1825|p11.htm#i10239|John COWLEY|b. 1779\nd. 1873|p175.htm#i10556|Sarah (COWLEY)|b. 1778\nd. 1857|p9.htm#i10557|

Father* Martin DOWN b. 1811
Mother* Fanny COWLEY b. 1814

Birth*1849Jesse DOWN was born in 1849 at Stourton, Wiltshire, England. 
He was the son of Martin DOWN and Fanny COWLEY
Census 1861*Jesse DOWN was aged 11 in the 1861 census and lived at Stourton, Wiltshire, England. 
Census 1851*He was aged 1 in the 1851 census and lived at Stourton, Wiltshire, England. 
Residence*He lived at Stourton. 

John DOWN

M, #10238, b. 1783
John DOWN|b. 1783|p220.htm#i10238|John DOWN|b. 1750\nd. 1818|p220.htm#i10532|Elizabeth COX|b. c 1750|p177.htm#i10533|Robert DOWN|b. 1722|p220.htm#i10534|Mary WILLIAMS|b. 25 Jul 1728|p743.htm#i18844|||||||

Father* John DOWN b. 1750, d. 1818
Mother* Elizabeth COX b. c 1750

Birth*1783John DOWN was born in 1783 at Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
He was the son of John DOWN and Elizabeth COX
Baptism23 March 1783John DOWN was baptised on 23 March 1783 at Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
Marriage*He married Sophia (DOWN)
Residence*John DOWN lived at Mere. 

Family

 Sophia (DOWN) b. 1784, d. 1825
Child 1.Martin DOWN+ b. 1811

Citations

  1. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.

John DOWN

M, #10532, b. 1750, d. 1818
John DOWN|b. 1750\nd. 1818|p220.htm#i10532|Robert DOWN|b. 1722|p220.htm#i10534|Mary WILLIAMS|b. 25 Jul 1728|p743.htm#i18844|Robert DOWN|b. 26 Jul 1696|p220.htm#i18837|Jane (DOWN)|b. c 1700\nd. 1724|p11.htm#i18840|John WILLIAMS|b. c 1698|p743.htm#i18845|Catherine (WILLIAMS)|b. c 1698|p40.htm#i18846|

Father* Robert DOWN b. 1722
Mother* Mary WILLIAMS b. 25 Jul 1728

Birth*1750John DOWN was born in 1750 at Mere, Wiltshire, England; There are three possible options for John DOWN baptised in Mere. This one was selected as (1) his age matched most closely the expected age at first marriage; and (2) he named his first son Robert, presumably after his father. Age matches that of burial. 
He was the son of Robert DOWN and Mary WILLIAMS
Baptism2 March 1750John DOWN was baptised on 2 March 1750 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
Marriage*12 September 1772He married Elizabeth COX on 12 September 1772 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England. Botp. By banns. Bch. Spr. Wit: George PEARES[?], John PLOWMAN.2 
Death*1818John DOWN died in 1818 at Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
Burial*11 July 1818He was buried on 11 July 1818 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England; Aged 67 yrs.3 
Note*Other information; Another bachelor John DOWN married Elizabeth MOORES in Mere on 4 Dec 1779. John baptised in 1783 might be the son of the later one. 
Residence*He lived at Mere. 

Family

 Elizabeth COX b. c 1750
Children 1.Robert DOWN1 b. 1773
 2.John DOWN+ b. 1783

Citations

  1. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.
  2. [S74] Marriages Transcript, Mere, 1561-1812.
  3. [S63] Burials Transcript, Mere, 1588-1837.

John DOWN1

M, #13396, b. 1794

Birth*1794John DOWN was born in 1794 at Corsley, Wiltshire, England.2 
Marriage*He married Eliza (DOWN)
Residence*John DOWN lived at Corsley. 
Census 1851*He was aged (an unknown value) in the 1851 census and lived at Longhedge, Corsley, Wiltshire, England. 
Census 1841*He was aged 40 in the 1841 census and lived at Common, Corsley, Wiltshire, England. 
Occupation*He was a Ag Labourer; Lime Burner. 

Family

 Eliza (DOWN) b. 1801
Children 1.Enoch DOWN+1 b. 1820, d. Mar 1869
 2.Amos DOWN b. 1831
 3.Susannah DOWN b. 1836

Citations

  1. [S15] 1841 Census.
  2. [S16] 1851 Census.

John DOWN

M, #14843, b. 1719, d. 28 June 1782
John DOWN|b. 1719\nd. 28 Jun 1782|p220.htm#i14843|Robert DOWN|b. 26 Jul 1696|p220.htm#i18837|Jane (DOWN)|b. c 1700\nd. 1724|p11.htm#i18840|Michael DOWN|b. c 1666\nd. 1727|p220.htm#i18838|Mary BUTT|b. 1658|p119.htm#i18847|||||||

Father* Robert DOWN b. 26 Jul 1696
Mother* Jane (DOWN)1 b. c 1700, d. 1724

Birth*1719John DOWN was born in 1719 at Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
He was the son of Robert DOWN and Jane (DOWN).1 
Baptism9 November 1719John DOWN was baptised on 9 November 1719 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England.2 
Marriage*25 February 1745He married Sarah FORD, daughter of John FORD, on 25 February 1745 at St Peter's, Stourton, Wiltshire, England. Both of Mere.3 
Death*28 June 1782John DOWN died on 28 June 1782 at Mere, Wiltshire, England; Aged 62 yrs. Husband of Sarah.4 
Burial*1 July 1782He was buried on 1 July 1782 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England; NFI.1 
Residence*He lived at Mere. 

Family

 Sarah FORD b. 1727, d. 20 Jul 1785
Children 1.Mary DOWN+ b. 1749
 2.John DOWN+ b. 1755, d. 1803
 3.William DOWN2 b. 1766, d. 14 Mar 1768

Citations

  1. [S63] Burials Transcript, Mere, 1588-1837.
  2. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.
  3. [S12] Transcript of the Marriages of Stourton, 1570-1800.
  4. [S232] Website http://www.findmypast.co.uk Parish Register Transcripts "Wiltshire Memorial Inscription Index #66024."

John DOWN

M, #18369, b. 1755, d. 1803
John DOWN|b. 1755\nd. 1803|p220.htm#i18369|John DOWN|b. 1719\nd. 28 Jun 1782|p220.htm#i14843|Sarah FORD|b. 1727\nd. 20 Jul 1785|p281.htm#i18371|Robert DOWN|b. 26 Jul 1696|p220.htm#i18837|Jane (DOWN)|b. c 1700\nd. 1724|p11.htm#i18840|John FORD|b. c 1697|p280.htm#i22143||||

Father* John DOWN b. 1719, d. 28 Jun 1782
Mother* Sarah FORD b. 1727, d. 20 Jul 1785

Birth*1755John DOWN was born in 1755 at Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
He was the son of John DOWN and Sarah FORD
Baptism6 June 1755John DOWN was baptised on 6 June 1755 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
Marriage*4 December 1779He married Elizabeth MOORES, daughter of Harry MOORES and Mary BUTT, on 4 December 1779 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England. By banns. Botp. Bch. Spr. Wit: Jane DOWN, Charles CROSS.2 
Death*1803John DOWN died in 1803 at Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
Burial*22 October 1803He was buried on 22 October 1803 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England; Aged 48 yrs. Edge tool manufacturer.3 
Note*Other information; Another bachelor John DOWN married Elizabeth COX in Mere on 12 Sep 1772. The children may not be correctly allocated. The fatehr fo James was an edgel tool maker. The other one's occupation was not recorded. 
Residence*He lived at Mere. 
Occupation*He was a Edge Tool Maker. 

Family

 Elizabeth MOORES b. 1755
Children 1.James S. DOWN+ b. 1789, d. 1853
 2.William DOWN+1 b. 1799

Citations

  1. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.
  2. [S74] Marriages Transcript, Mere, 1561-1812.
  3. [S63] Burials Transcript, Mere, 1588-1837.

Martin DOWN

M, #2205, b. 1811
Martin DOWN|b. 1811|p220.htm#i2205|John DOWN|b. 1783|p220.htm#i10238|Sophia (DOWN)|b. 1784\nd. 1825|p11.htm#i10239|John DOWN|b. 1750\nd. 1818|p220.htm#i10532|Elizabeth COX|b. c 1750|p177.htm#i10533|||||||

Father* John DOWN b. 1783
Mother* Sophia (DOWN) b. 1784, d. 1825

Birth*1811Martin DOWN was born in 1811 at Mere, Wiltshire, England; Birthdate adjusted from baptism due to proximity of baptism of next child. 
He was the son of John DOWN and Sophia (DOWN)
Baptism22 March 1812Martin DOWN was baptised on 22 March 1812 at Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
Marriage*24 July 1834He married Fanny COWLEY, daughter of John COWLEY and Sarah (COWLEY), on 24 July 1834 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England. 1834
Jul
24
Martin
Down
Bch
Mere
Fanny
Cowley
Spr
Mere
X
X
John
Morgan
X
Willm
Coward

Banns
all parties concerned.2
 
Census 1861*Martin DOWN was aged 54 in the 1861 census and lived at Stourton, Wiltshire, England. 
Census 1841*He was aged 27 in the 1841 census and lived at Street, Kilmington, Somerset, England. 
Religion*He was Had one child baptised as an Independent. 
Occupation*He was a Labourer; Lime Burner. 
Residence*He lived at Mere, Kilmington and Stourton. 
Census 1851*He was aged 38 in the 1851 census and lived at Stourton, Wiltshire, England. 

Family

 Fanny COWLEY b. 1814
Children 1.George DOWN b. 1835
 2.Martin DOWN3 b. 5 Jun 1837, d. c 13 Jun 1837
 3.Elizabeth DOWN b. 1839
 4.Aaron DOWN4 b. 1840, d. 1841
 5.William Henry DOWN b. 1843
 6.Enos DOWN5 b. c 1844, d. 1844
 7.Sarah DOWN b. 1846, d. 1849
 8.Enos DOWN b. Aug 1847, d. Jan 1848
 9.Edward James DOWN b. 1849
 10.Jesse DOWN b. 1849
 11.Selina DOWN b. Jan 1851, d. Jun 1851
 12.Jane DOWN b. Jun 1852, d. Jun 1852
 13.Sarah DOWN b. c 27 Mar 1854, d. Jun 1854

Citations

  1. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.
  2. [S86] Marriages of Mere, 1813-1925.
  3. [S88] Births, Baptisms & Marriages, Mere Independent Chapel, 1796-1896.
  4. [S66] Baptisms of Kilmington, 1838-1901, transcribed by Cathy Day, School of Archaeology and Anthropology, ANU.
  5. [S69] Burials, Kilmington, 1837-1944, transcribed by Cathy Day, School of Archaeology and Anthropology, ANU and Yvonne Scrivener.

Martin DOWN1

M, #18206, b. 5 June 1837, d. circa 13 June 1837
Martin DOWN|b. 5 Jun 1837\nd. c 13 Jun 1837|p220.htm#i18206|Martin DOWN|b. 1811|p220.htm#i2205|Fanny COWLEY|b. 1814|p175.htm#i2212|John DOWN|b. 1783|p220.htm#i10238|Sophia (DOWN)|b. 1784\nd. 1825|p11.htm#i10239|John COWLEY|b. 1779\nd. 1873|p175.htm#i10556|Sarah (COWLEY)|b. 1778\nd. 1857|p9.htm#i10557|

Father* Martin DOWN1 b. 1811
Mother* Fanny COWLEY1 b. 1814

Birth*5 June 1837Martin DOWN was born on 5 June 1837 at Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
He was the son of Martin DOWN and Fanny COWLEY.1 
Baptism11 June 1837Martin DOWN was baptized on 11 June 1837 at Independent Chapel, Boar Street, Mere, Wiltshire, England, .1 
Death*circa 13 June 1837He died circa 13 June 1837 at Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
Burial*14 June 1837He was buried on 14 June 1837 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England; Aged 1 wk.2 
Residence*He lived at Mere. 

Citations

  1. [S88] Births, Baptisms & Marriages, Mere Independent Chapel, 1796-1896.
  2. [S97] Burials, Mere, 1813-1955.

Mary DOWN

F, #14826, b. 1749
Mary DOWN|b. 1749|p220.htm#i14826|John DOWN|b. 1719\nd. 28 Jun 1782|p220.htm#i14843|Sarah FORD|b. 1727\nd. 20 Jul 1785|p281.htm#i18371|Robert DOWN|b. 26 Jul 1696|p220.htm#i18837|Jane (DOWN)|b. c 1700\nd. 1724|p11.htm#i18840|John FORD|b. c 1697|p280.htm#i22143||||

Father* John DOWN b. 1719, d. 28 Jun 1782
Mother* Sarah FORD b. 1727, d. 20 Jul 1785

Birth*1749Mary DOWN was born in 1749 at Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
She was the daughter of John DOWN and Sarah FORD
Baptism6 December 1749Mary DOWN was baptised on 6 December 1749 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
Marriage*1 October 1770She married James COLLINS, son of Edward COLLINS and Ann HINE, on 1 October 1770 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England. Bch. Spr.2 
Marriage*7 June 1777Mary DOWN married Owen SHEPHERD, son of Charles SHEPHERD and Mary FOLKES, on 7 June 1777 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England. Groom bch, otp. Bride wid, otp. wit: J. ALLIX.2 
Residence*Mary DOWN lived at Mere. 
Married NameHer married name was COLLINS. 
Married NameHer married name was SHEPHERD. 

Family 1

 James COLLINS b. 1748, d. 1774
Children 1.Ann COLLINS1 b. 1771
 2.Sarah COLLINS+ b. 1773

Family 2

 Owen SHEPHERD b. 1751, d. 1829
Children 1.Owen SHEPHERD1 b. 1777
 2.Mary SHEPHERD+ b. 1788

Citations

  1. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.
  2. [S74] Marriages Transcript, Mere, 1561-1812.

Mary Ann DOWN

F, #7904, b. 1814
Mary Ann DOWN|b. 1814|p220.htm#i7904|James S. DOWN|b. 1789\nd. 1853|p220.htm#i18359|Mary Ann WRIGHT|b. 1790\nd. 1851|p751.htm#i18367|John DOWN|b. 1755\nd. 1803|p220.htm#i18369|Elizabeth MOORES|b. 1755|p527.htm#i5149|||||||

Father* James S. DOWN b. 1789, d. 1853
Mother* Mary Ann WRIGHT b. 1790, d. 1851

Birth*1814Mary Ann DOWN was born in 1814 at Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
She was the daughter of James S. DOWN and Mary Ann WRIGHT
Baptism28 December 1814Mary Ann DOWN was baptised on 28 December 1814 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
Marriage*15 August 1844She married John HARDING, son of William HARDING and Sarah BECKETT, on 15 August 1844 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England. By licence. John Harding, ofa, Bch, Yeoman, of Mere, s/o William Harding,
Yeoman.
Mary Ann Down, ofa, Spr, of Mere, d/o
James Down, Edge Tool Maker. Both literate. Wit: James Down, Jane Down.2 
Occupation*Mary Ann DOWN was a Dressmaker; Annuitant. 
Census 1841*She was aged 25 in the 1841 census and lived at Salisbury Street, Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
Married NameHer married name was HARDING. 
Census 1881*She was aged 66 in the 1881 census and lived at Castle Hill Road, Mere, Wiltshire, England. 

Family

 John HARDING b. 1806
Children 1.Sarah HARDING+ b. 1846
 2.Lydia HARDING b. 1850

Citations

  1. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.
  2. [S86] Marriages of Mere, 1813-1925.

Michael DOWN

M, #15072, b. 1714
Michael DOWN|b. 1714|p220.htm#i15072|Francis DOWN|b. 1690|p219.htm#i18839||||Michael DOWN|b. c 1666\nd. 1727|p220.htm#i18838|Mary BUTT|b. 1658|p119.htm#i18847|||||||

Father* Francis DOWN1 b. 1690

Birth*1714Michael DOWN was born in 1714 at Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
He was the son of Francis DOWN.1 
Baptism27 December 1714Michael DOWN was baptised on 27 December 1714 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
Marriage*4 October 1739He married Frances STROUD on 4 October 1739 at West Knoyle, Wiltshire, England. Both of Mere. By licence.2 
Residence*Michael DOWN lived at Mere. 

Family

 Frances STROUD b. c 1717

Citations

  1. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.
  2. [S75] Marriages Transcript, 75 parishes in Wiltshire, 1570-1812.

Michael DOWN

M, #18838, b. circa 1666, d. 1727

Birth*circa 1666Michael DOWN was born circa 1666. 
Marriage*26 December 1679He married Mary BUTT, daughter of Christopher BUTT, on 26 December 1679 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England. NFI.1 
Death*1727Michael DOWN died in 1727 at Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
Burial*26 September 1727He was buried on 26 September 1727 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England; NFI.2 
Residence*He lived at Mere. 

Family

 Mary BUTT b. 1658
Children 1.Francis DOWN+ b. 1690
 2.Robert DOWN+ b. 26 Jul 1696

Citations

  1. [S74] Marriages Transcript, Mere, 1561-1812.
  2. [S63] Burials Transcript, Mere, 1588-1837.

Michael DOWN1

M, #18843, b. 1747
Michael DOWN|b. 1747|p220.htm#i18843|Robert DOWN|b. 1722|p220.htm#i10534|Mary WILLIAMS|b. 25 Jul 1728|p743.htm#i18844|Robert DOWN|b. 26 Jul 1696|p220.htm#i18837|Jane (DOWN)|b. c 1700\nd. 1724|p11.htm#i18840|John WILLIAMS|b. c 1698|p743.htm#i18845|Catherine (WILLIAMS)|b. c 1698|p40.htm#i18846|

Father* Robert DOWN b. 1722
Mother* Mary WILLIAMS2 b. 25 Jul 1728

Birth*1747Michael DOWN was born in 1747 at Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
He was the son of Robert DOWN and Mary WILLIAMS.2 
Baptism5 November 1747Michael DOWN was baptized on 5 November 1747 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
Residence*He lived at Mere. 

Family

 
Child 1.Henry DOWN1 b. 1767

Citations

  1. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.
  2. [S1] Baptisms Transcript, Stourton, 1570-1800.

Robert DOWN

M, #10534, b. 1722
Robert DOWN|b. 1722|p220.htm#i10534|Robert DOWN|b. 26 Jul 1696|p220.htm#i18837|Jane (DOWN)|b. c 1700\nd. 1724|p11.htm#i18840|Michael DOWN|b. c 1666\nd. 1727|p220.htm#i18838|Mary BUTT|b. 1658|p119.htm#i18847|||||||

Father* Robert DOWN b. 26 Jul 1696
Mother* Jane (DOWN) b. c 1700, d. 1724

Birth*1722Robert DOWN was born in 1722 at Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
He was the son of Robert DOWN and Jane (DOWN)
Baptism9 May 1722Robert DOWN was baptised on 9 May 1722 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
Marriage*15 July 1744He married Mary WILLIAMS, daughter of John WILLIAMS and Catherine (WILLIAMS), on 15 July 1744 at St Peter's, Stourton, Wiltshire, England. NFI
NB. It seems like a young age to get married (16 yrs), but she was the only one of this name from Stourton. Also, she had many children, which could indicate a young age.

There were other, older, candidates from Mere.2 
Residence*Robert DOWN lived at Mere. 

Family

 Mary WILLIAMS b. 25 Jul 1728
Children 1.Michael DOWN+ b. 1747
 2.John DOWN+ b. 1750, d. 1818
 3.Edward DOWN+ b. 1758

Citations

  1. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.
  2. [S12] Transcript of the Marriages of Stourton, 1570-1800.

Robert DOWN1

M, #10535, b. 1773
Robert DOWN|b. 1773|p220.htm#i10535|John DOWN|b. 1750\nd. 1818|p220.htm#i10532|Elizabeth COX|b. c 1750|p177.htm#i10533|Robert DOWN|b. 1722|p220.htm#i10534|Mary WILLIAMS|b. 25 Jul 1728|p743.htm#i18844|||||||

Father* John DOWN1 b. 1750, d. 1818
Mother* Elizabeth COX1 b. c 1750

Birth*1773Robert DOWN was born in 1773 at Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
He was the son of John DOWN and Elizabeth COX.1 
Baptism11 May 1773Robert DOWN was baptized on 11 May 1773 at Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
Residence*He lived at Mere. 

Citations

  1. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.

Robert DOWN

M, #18837, b. 26 July 1696
Robert DOWN|b. 26 Jul 1696|p220.htm#i18837|Michael DOWN|b. c 1666\nd. 1727|p220.htm#i18838|Mary BUTT|b. 1658|p119.htm#i18847|||||||Christopher BUTT|b. 1619|p118.htm#i21827||||

Father* Michael DOWN b. c 1666, d. 1727
Mother* Mary BUTT b. 1658

Birth*26 July 1696Robert DOWN was born on 26 July 1696 at Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
He was the son of Michael DOWN and Mary BUTT
Baptism29 July 1696Robert DOWN was baptised on 29 July 1696 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
Marriage*He married Jane (DOWN)
Marriage*13 November 1727Robert DOWN married Ann ADAMS on 13 November 1727 at St Mary's, Kilmington, Somerset, England. Groom of Mere. Bride of Wincanton.2 
Residence*Robert DOWN lived at Mere. 

Family 1

 Jane (DOWN) b. c 1700, d. 1724
Children 1.John DOWN+ b. 1719, d. 28 Jun 1782
 2.Robert DOWN+ b. 1722

Family 2

 Ann ADAMS b. c 1700
Child 1.William DOWN1 b. 1732

Citations

  1. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.
  2. [S61] Marriages Transcript, Kilmington, 1582-1837.

Rose DOWN

F, #21826, b. circa 1657

Birth*circa 1657Rose DOWN was born circa 1657. 
Marriage*28 September 1679She married Edward BUTT on 28 September 1679 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England. NFI.1 
Residence*Rose DOWN lived at Mere. 
Married NameHer married name was BUTT.1 

Family

 Edward BUTT b. c 1650
Children 1.Michael BUTT+ b. 1680
 2.Rose BUTT+ b. 1682
 3.Edward BUTT+ b. 1687

Citations

  1. [S74] Marriages Transcript, Mere, 1561-1812.

Sarah DOWN

F, #441, b. 1846, d. 1849
Sarah DOWN|b. 1846\nd. 1849|p220.htm#i441|Martin DOWN|b. 1811|p220.htm#i2205|Fanny COWLEY|b. 1814|p175.htm#i2212|John DOWN|b. 1783|p220.htm#i10238|Sophia (DOWN)|b. 1784\nd. 1825|p11.htm#i10239|John COWLEY|b. 1779\nd. 1873|p175.htm#i10556|Sarah (COWLEY)|b. 1778\nd. 1857|p9.htm#i10557|

Father* Martin DOWN b. 1811
Mother* Fanny COWLEY b. 1814

Birth*1846Sarah DOWN was born in 1846 at Kilmington, Somerset, England. 
She was the daughter of Martin DOWN and Fanny COWLEY
Baptism16 February 1846Sarah DOWN was baptised on 16 February 1846 at Kilmington, Somerset, England.1 
Death*1849She died in 1849 at Stourton, Wiltshire, England. 
Burial*16 December 1849She was buried on 16 December 1849 at Stourton, Wiltshire, England. 
Residence*She lived at Stourton. 

Citations

  1. [S66] Baptisms of Kilmington, 1838-1901, transcribed by Cathy Day, School of Archaeology and Anthropology, ANU.

Sarah DOWN

F, #5353, b. circa 27 March 1854, d. June 1854
Sarah DOWN|b. c 27 Mar 1854\nd. Jun 1854|p220.htm#i5353|Martin DOWN|b. 1811|p220.htm#i2205|Fanny COWLEY|b. 1814|p175.htm#i2212|John DOWN|b. 1783|p220.htm#i10238|Sophia (DOWN)|b. 1784\nd. 1825|p11.htm#i10239|John COWLEY|b. 1779\nd. 1873|p175.htm#i10556|Sarah (COWLEY)|b. 1778\nd. 1857|p9.htm#i10557|

Father* Martin DOWN b. 1811
Mother* Fanny COWLEY b. 1814

Birth*circa 27 March 1854Sarah DOWN was born circa 27 March 1854 at Stourton, Wiltshire, England. 
She was the daughter of Martin DOWN and Fanny COWLEY
Baptism3 April 1854Sarah DOWN was baptized on 3 April 1854 at Stourton, Wiltshire, England. 
Death*June 1854She died in June 1854 at Stourton, Wiltshire, England; Died aged 11 weeks. 
Burial*14 June 1854She was buried on 14 June 1854 at Stourton, Wiltshire, England. 
Residence*She lived at Stourton. 

Selina DOWN

F, #2218, b. January 1851, d. June 1851
Selina DOWN|b. Jan 1851\nd. Jun 1851|p220.htm#i2218|Martin DOWN|b. 1811|p220.htm#i2205|Fanny COWLEY|b. 1814|p175.htm#i2212|John DOWN|b. 1783|p220.htm#i10238|Sophia (DOWN)|b. 1784\nd. 1825|p11.htm#i10239|John COWLEY|b. 1779\nd. 1873|p175.htm#i10556|Sarah (COWLEY)|b. 1778\nd. 1857|p9.htm#i10557|

Father* Martin DOWN b. 1811
Mother* Fanny COWLEY b. 1814

Birth*January 1851Selina DOWN was born in January 1851 at Stourton, Wiltshire, England. 
She was the daughter of Martin DOWN and Fanny COWLEY
Baptism6 April 1851Selina DOWN was baptized on 6 April 1851 at Stourton, Wiltshire, England. 
Death*June 1851She died in June 1851 at Stourton, Wiltshire, England; Died aged 5 months. 
Burial*29 June 1851She was buried on 29 June 1851 at Stourton, Wiltshire, England. 
Census 1851*She was aged 2mo in the 1851 census and lived at Stourton, Wiltshire, England. 
Residence*She lived at Stourton. 

Susannah DOWN

F, #21548, b. 1836
Susannah DOWN|b. 1836|p220.htm#i21548|John DOWN|b. 1794|p220.htm#i13396|Eliza (DOWN)|b. 1801|p11.htm#i13397|||||||||||||

Father* John DOWN b. 1794
Mother* Eliza (DOWN) b. 1801

Birth*1836Susannah DOWN was born in 1836 at Corsley, Wiltshire, England. 
She was the daughter of John DOWN and Eliza (DOWN)
Census 1841*Susannah DOWN was aged 4 in the 1841 census and lived at Common, Corsley, Wiltshire, England. 

Thomas DOWN

M, #10502, b. 1783
Thomas DOWN|b. 1783|p220.htm#i10502|Edward DOWN|b. 1758|p219.htm#i10530|Elizabeth GLOVER|b. c 1757|p305.htm#i10531|Robert DOWN|b. 1722|p220.htm#i10534|Mary WILLIAMS|b. 25 Jul 1728|p743.htm#i18844|||||||

Father* Edward DOWN b. 1758
Mother* Elizabeth GLOVER b. c 1757

Birth*1783Thomas DOWN was born in 1783 at Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
He was the son of Edward DOWN and Elizabeth GLOVER
Baptism2 March 1783Thomas DOWN was baptised on 2 March 1783 at Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
Marriage*22 November 1802He married Hester NORRIS, daughter of Giles NORRIS and Lydia (NORRIS), on 22 November 1802 at Mere, Wiltshire, England. Groom a bch.2 
Occupation*Thomas DOWN was a Ag Labourer; Pauper. 
Census 1851*He was aged 70 in the 1851 census and lived at Burton, Mere, Wiltshire, England. 
Residence*He lived at Mere. 
Census 1841*He was aged 50 in the 1841 census and lived at Southbrook, Mere, Wiltshire, England. 

Family

 Hester NORRIS b. 1785
Children 1.Elizabeth DOWN+ b. 1803, d. bt 1848 - 1851
 2.James DOWN+1 b. 1806

Citations

  1. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.
  2. [S74] Marriages Transcript, Mere, 1561-1812.

Thomas DOWN1

M, #12586, b. 1831, d. 1868
Thomas DOWN|b. 1831\nd. 1868|p220.htm#i12586|Andrew DOWN|b. c 1801|p219.htm#i12587|Sarah (DOWN)|b. c 1801|p11.htm#i12588|||||||||||||

Father* Andrew DOWN b. c 1801
Mother* Sarah (DOWN) b. c 1801

Birth*1831Thomas DOWN was born in 1831 at Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
He was the son of Andrew DOWN and Sarah (DOWN)
Baptism30 October 1831Thomas DOWN was baptized on 30 October 1831 at St Michael's, Mere, Wiltshire, England.1 
Marriage*September 1853He married Mary Ann MOORES, daughter of William MOORES and Mary Ann PARHAM, in September 1853 at Whitechapel Reg Dist, London, Middlesex, England, .2 
Death*1868Thomas DOWN died in 1868; According to his son's apprenticehsip papers he died in 1868.3 
Census 1861*He was aged 28 in the 1861 census and lived at William Street, Westminster, London, Middlesex, England, . 
Residence*He lived at Mere; London. 
Occupation*He was a Soldier. 
Milit-Beg*He began military service Coldstream Guards. 

Family

 Mary Ann MOORES b. 1833
Children 1.Thomas DOWN4 b. 1859
 2.Arthur DOWN b. c 1862

Citations

  1. [S62] Baptisms Transcript, 13 parishes in Southwest Wiltshire, 1558-1837 by WFHS.
  2. [S14] FreeBMD "Sep qtr 1853 Whitehcapel Reg Dist vol.1c p.772."
  3. [S218] Wiltshire Society Apprenticehsip Papers 1817-1922 "Record No.558."
  4. [S17] 1861 Census.

Thomas DOWN1

M, #12590, b. 1859
Thomas DOWN|b. 1859|p220.htm#i12590|Thomas DOWN|b. 1831\nd. 1868|p220.htm#i12586|Mary Ann MOORES|b. 1833|p529.htm#i12589|Andrew DOWN|b. c 1801|p219.htm#i12587|Sarah (DOWN)|b. c 1801|p11.htm#i12588|William MOORES|b. 1798\nd. 1853|p530.htm#i4419|Mary A. PARHAM|b. 1803|p559.htm#i11366|

Father* Thomas DOWN1 b. 1831, d. 1868
Mother* Mary Ann MOORES1 b. 1833

Birth*1859Thomas DOWN was born in 1859 at Westminster, London, Middlesex, England.1 
He was the son of Thomas DOWN and Mary Ann MOORES.1 
Census 1871*Thomas DOWN was aged 7 in the 1871 census and lived at East Hill, Wandsworth, London, Surrey, England, . 
Occupation*He was a Apprentice telegraph instrument maker. 
Census 1861*He was aged 1 in the 1861 census and lived at William Street, Westminster, London, Middlesex, England, . 
Residence*He lived at London. 
Poor Law*23 July 1878Poor Law Records dated 23 July 1878 of Westminster, London, Middlesex, England provide the following information about Thomas DOWN: From Wiltshire Society Apprenticeship Papers. Record No. 511. Apprenticed for 6 years as a telegraph instrument maker. Candidate is an inmate of the Royal Victoria Patriotic School. 
Apprentice*1878He was New Tag To Latimer Clark, Muirhead & Co of 29 Regency Street, Westminster for 6 years for £30 in 1878 at Westminster, London, Middlesex, England.2 

Citations

  1. [S17] 1861 Census.
  2. [S218] Wiltshire Society Apprenticehsip Papers 1817-1922 "Record No.511."
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