Benjamin Sherrell (1788 - 1849)

Baptised: 1788 (Apr 30) Pennycross, Plymouth
Died: 1849 (3rd Qtr) Plymouth, Devon

Family Relationships

Parents:
William Sherrell (1742 - 1821)
Sarah Palk (1743 - 1803)

Marriages:
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Siblings:
William Sherrell (1772 - 1822)
Joseph Sherrell (1782 - 1851)
Elizabeth Sherrell (1793 - 1841)
Richard Sherrell (1794 - 1867)
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Children:
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Additional Information

Known History

Married 1821 (Feb 24) St Andrew, Plymouth
    to Elizabeth Williams (1801 - 1888)

Worked as a dairyman in Plymouth, Devon
  (described as a farm labourer at 1841 census)
Lived in Basket Street, St Andrew, Plymouth

Surname was spelt in several different ways
(Shirrel, Sherril, Sherrill, Sherwell, Sherwill)

Spouse

Elizabeth Williams (known as Betsy):
  - baptised 1801 (May 28) St Germans, Cornwall
      (her parents were John and Ann Williams)
  - a dairy keeper in Plymouth at 1851/1861 census
  - with son John in Plymouth at 1871/1881 census
  - died 1888 (1st Qtr) Plymouth, Devon

Children

William baptised 1821 (Dec 30) Plymouth, Devon
  - married 1847 (Dec 9) to Catherine Luckham
  - a dockyard ship rigger in Plymouth at 1861 census
  - a wheelwright in Plymouth, Devon at 1871 census
  - a pensioner in Plymouth, Devon at 1881 census
  - died 1883 (3rd Qtr) Plymouth, Devon

Mary Ann Williams baptised 1824 (Jan 25) Plymouth
  - buried 1827 (Nov 25) Plymouth, Devon

Eliza baptised 1825 (Dec 23) Plymouth, Devon
  - living with parents in Plymouth at 1841 census
  - living with mother in Plymouth at 1851 census
  - buried 1859 (Jul 14) Ford Park, Plymouth

Elizabeth baptised 1828 (May 21) Plymouth, Devon
  - buried 1829 (Apr 10) Plymouth, Devon

Sarah Mary Ann baptised 1828 (May 21) Plymouth
  - buried 1829 (Jun 11) Plymouth, Devon

Benjamin Palk baptised 1830 (May 7) Plymouth
  - living with parents in Plymouth at 1841 census
  - living with mother in Plymouth at 1851/1861 census
    (working as a farm labourer at the 1861 census)
  - married 1861 (Jul 30) to Emily (or Emeline) Bloye
  - a dairyman in Plymouth, Devon at 1871 census
  - died 1877 (Dec 17) Plymouth, Devon
  - buried 1877 (Dec 20) Ford Park, Plymouth

Mary Ann Elizabeth baptised 1833 (Aug 2) Plymouth
  - living with parents in Plymouth at 1841 census
  - living with mother in Plymouth at 1851 census
  - a dressmaker in Plymouth, Devon at 1861 census
  - buried 1862 (Aug 29) Ford Park, Plymouth

Sarah baptised 1835 (Nov 6) Plymouth, Devon
  - living with parents in Plymouth at 1841 census
  - living with mother in Plymouth at 1851 census
  - a servant in Plymouth at 1861 and 1871 census
  - married 1877 (Mar 18) to Henry William Blight
  - living in Plymouth, Devon at 1881/1891 census
  - died 1905 (4th Qtr) Plymouth, Devon

John baptised 1840 (Jun 14) Plymouth, Devon
  - living with parents in Plymouth at 1841 census
  - living with mother in Plymouth at 1851/1861 census
    (working as a farm labourer at the 1861 census)
  - married 1862 (Oct 26) to Fanny Newman
  - worked as a dairyman and farmer in Plymouth, Devon
    (living in Richmond St in 1871/1881/1891/1901/1911)
  - died 1928 (Feb 14) Plymouth, Devon