John Venn (1850 - 1927)

Born: 1850 (Mar 10) Cruwys Morchard, Devon
Died: 1927 (May 1) Crediton, Devon

Family Relationships

Parents:
Henry Venn (1818 - 1886)
Mary Quick (1828 - 1899)

Marriages:
1873 (Dec 3) Budleigh Salterton, Devon
  to Hester Collings (1846 - 1903)
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Siblings:
Elizabeth Venn (1854 - 1927)
Mary Ann Venn (1856 - 1908)
Emma Jane Venn (1857 - 1948)
Ellen Venn (1859 - 1934)
Fanny Venn (1860 - 1914)
Alice Venn (1862 - 1950)
Annie Venn (1864 - >1911)
Eva Blanche Venn (1867 - 1950)
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Children:
Hubert John Venn (1874 - 1918)
Roderick Harry Venn (1876 - 1948)
Hester Mary Venn (1877 - 1950)
Amy Isabel Venn (1878 - 1969)
Margaret Alice Venn (1880 - 1941)
Tom Walters Venn (1882 - 1973)
Alan Collings Venn (1884 - 1968)
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Known History

Baptised 1850 (Mar 12) Cruwys Morchard, Devon
Living in Cheriton Fitzpaine, Devon at 1861 census

A drapers assistant in Tiverton, Devon at 1871 census
  (working for his uncle John Quick in Paul Street)

Married in Ebenezer Chapel in Budleigh, Devon

A draper in Cheriton Fitzpaine then in Crediton
Owned both 117 and 118 High Street, Crediton
  (living there at 1881/1891/1901/1911 census)

Married 1904 (Jan 20) Topsham, Devon
  to Jane Tucker (1860 - 1922)

Lived in Heavitree Road, Exeter, Devon when retired

Staying at 118 High Street, Crediton when he died
  (then the home of his daughter Hester Mary)
Buried 1927 (May 4) Crediton, Devon

Spouse

Jane (Jennie) Tucker:
  - born 1860 (Dec 3) Petrockstowe, Devon
    (parents James Tucker and Mary Webber)
  - baptised 1861 (Jan 2) Torrington, Devon
  - living in Moretonhampstead, Devon at 1871 census
  - a nurse living in Exeter, Devon at 1881 census
  - a nurse in Croydon, Surrey at 1891/1901 census
  - died 1922 (Oct 29) Crediton, Devon

Children

Hubert John:
  - born 1874 (Sep 11) Cheriton Fitzpaine, Devon
  - living with parents in Crediton at 1881/1891 census
    (working as a draper's apprentice in 1891)
  - lodging in Hornsey, London at 1901 census
    (working as a wholesale clothing salesman)
  - married Rosa Alice Eyles 1903 (Jun 29)
    (then a warehouseman living in Catford, London)
  - travelled to Canada, leaving wife in England
    (his wife divorced him in December 1911)
  - living in Dawson, Yukon Territory in 1916
    (a dry goods clerk before joining the army)
  - served in Canadian Light Infantry in WW1
  - killed in action 1918 (Apr 10) Vimy, France

Roderick Harry:
  - born 1876 (Jan 30) Cheriton Fitzpaine, Devon
  - living with parents in Crediton at 1881/1891 census
  - a schoolmaster in Crediton, Devon at 1901 census
  - visiting Waterloo, Crosby, Lancs at 1911 census
    (then working as a schoolmaster in Bootle, Lancs)
  - a private tutor living in Crediton, Devon in 1939
  - died 1948 (4th Qtr) Exeter, Devon

Hester Mary:
  - born 1877 (Aug 9) Cheriton Fitzpaine, Devon
  - living with parents in Crediton at 1881/1891 census
  - an assistant milliner in Crediton at 1901 census
  - an assistant draper in Crediton at 1911 census
  - married Charles Edward Jewell 1930 (4th Qtr)
    (a widower - first wife Kate Maria Tucker)
  - died 1950 (Nov 20) Crediton, Devon

Amy Isabel:
  - born 1878 (Nov 6) Cheriton Fitzpaine, Devon
  - living with parents in Crediton at 1881/1891 census
  - an assistant draper in Crediton at 1901 census
  - emigrated to Madras, India in early 1900s
  - married Frederick Blease (no details known)
  - visiting Waterloo, Crosby, Lancs at 1911 census
  - later lived at 150 Heavitree Road, Exeter, Devon
  - retired and living in Crediton, Devon in 1939
  - living in Pitt Street, Kensington, London in 1962
  - died 1969 (3rd Qtr) in Hounslow area, London

Margaret Alice:
  - born 1880 (Apr 6) Cheriton Fitzpaine, Devon
  - living with parents in Crediton at 1881/1891 census
  - a stationers assistant in Exmouth at 1901 census
  - an accountant in Crediton, Devon at 1911 census
  - later lived at 150 Heavitree Road, Exeter, Devon
  - died 1941 (Mar 14) Exeter, Devon

Tom Walters born 1882 (Jan 25) Crediton, Devon
  - living with parents in Crediton at 1891 census
  - a draper's assistant in Islington, London in 1901
  - married Margaret Frances Greig 1916 (Apr 6)
  - children born in Bedford, Bedfordshire in 1920s
  - later a shipping company manager in India
    (also a reserve officer in the Indian Army)
  - later lived in Warwick Ave, Bedford, Bedfordshire
  - died 1973 (Feb 11) Blackpool area, Lancashire
    (then resident in Bradshaw, Bolton, Lancs)

Alan Collings born 1884 (Dec 26) Exmouth
  - living with parents in Crediton at 1891 census
  - a draper's apprentice in Exeter at 1901 census
  - emigrated to Sydney, Australia in 1907
  - married Emily Piddington 1910 (Dec 21)
  - a storekeeper in Armidale, NSW in 1930
  - a retail draper and haberdasher in Sydney
  - living in Artamon, North Sydney in 1936/7
  - later lived at 466 Homer Street, Earlwood
  - died 1968 (Jul 9) Earlwood, Sydney, NSW