Hester Collings (1846 - 1903)

Born: 1846 (Mar 10) Exmouth, Devon
Buried: 1903 (Mar 21) Crediton, Devon

Family Relationships

Parents:
Thomas Collings (1816 - 1891)
Hester Hollett (1812 - 1888)

Marriages:
1873 (Dec 3) Budleigh Salterton, Devon
  to John Venn (1850 - 1927)

Siblings:
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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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Additional Information

Other surname: Venn

Known History

Living in Albion St, Exmouth, Devon at 1851 census
Living in Bicton St, Exmouth, Devon at 1861 census
  (described as a dressmaker in census return)

Probably visiting Starcross, Devon at 1871 census
Married in Ebenezer Chapel in Budleigh, Devon

Later lived at 117/118 High St, Crediton, Devon
  (living there at 1881, 1891 and 1901 census)

Parents

Married 1837 (Nov 11) St Thomas Union
Living in Bicton Street, Exmouth at 1841 census
Living in Albion Street, Exmouth at 1851 census
Living in Bicton Street, Exmouth at 1861 census
Living in Rolle Street, Exmouth at 1871 census
Living at Raleigh Cottage, Exmouth at 1881 census

Father baptised 1816 (Apr 21) Littleham, Devon
(parents Thomas Foxwell Collings/Elizabeth Palmer)
  - a baptist minister and part-time stonemason
  - living in Raleigh Terrace, Exmouth in 1891
  - died 1891 (Nov 22) Budleigh Salterton, Devon

Mother baptised 1812 (May 4) Littleham, Devon
(parents Robert Hollett and Elizabeth Watts)
  - family surname also spelt Hallet or Hallett
  - died 1888 (May 3) Exmouth, Devon
  - buried 1888 (May 8) Littleham, Exmouth

Siblings

William born 1838 (1st Qtr) Exmouth, Devon
  - living with parents in Exmouth at 1851 census
  - a stonemason living in Exmouth at 1861 census
  - married Rosamond Angell Williams 1865 (May 7)
  - a mason living in Fulham, London at 1871 census
  - later a mason and builder in Richmond, Surrey
    (living there at 1881/1891/1901/1911 census)
  - died 1920 (Aug 3) Lee, south-east London
  - buried 1920 (Aug 6) Woolwich Cemetery, London

Urban born 1839 (Oct 22) Exmouth, Devon
  - living with parents in Exmouth at 1851 census
  - a merchant seaman, later a mate and master
  - obtained master's certificate 1866 (Jul 12)
  - believed to have died at sea (date unknown)

Elizabeth Jane born 1841 (3rd Qtr) Exmouth
  - living with parents in Exmouth at 1851 census
  - a dressmaker living in Exmouth at 1861 census
  - married George Henry Walters 1867 (1st Qtr)
  - living in Albion Street, Exmouth at 1871 census
  - living in East Budleigh at 1881/1891 census
  - living in Budleigh Salterton at 1901/1911 census
  - died 1918 (Jan 14) Budleigh Salterton, Devon

Jesse (also known as Arthur Jesse):
  - born 1843 (4th Qtr) Exmouth, Devon
  - an ironmonger living in Exmouth at 1861 census
  - a commercial traveller in Hampshire in 1871
    (staying at the Sussex Hotel in Portsea)
  - a commercial traveller in Exmouth in 1881
  - later worked as a hardware factor/merchant
  - living in Edgbaston, Warwicks in 1891/1901
  - married Mary Elizabeth Howson 1901 (3rd Qtr)
  - living in Selly Park, Worcs at 1911 census
  - died 1912 (Sep 10) Selly Park, Worcestershire

Iset born 1848 (4th Qtr) Exmouth, Devon
  - died 1864 (1st Qtr) probably in Exmouth, Devon

Thomas born 1850 (4th Qtr) Exmouth, Devon
  - worked as an ironmonger in various places
  - living in Reading, Berkshire at 1881 census
  - living in Blackheath, London at 1891 census
  - married Rosa Ann Adams 1892 (1st Qtr)
  - living in Lewisham, London at 1901 census
  - living in Strood, Kent at 1911 census
  - died 1920 (Aug 1) Strood, Kent

Matilda born 1853 (May 24) Exmouth, Devon
  - living in Rolle Street, Exmouth at 1871 census
  - married William James Hooper 1873 (2nd Qtr)
  - buried 1878 (Oct 1) Littleham, Exmouth, Devon

Harry born 1855 (4th Qtr) Exmouth, Devon
  - living in Rolle Street, Exmouth at 1871 census
  - a baptist minister in Sedgley, Staffs at 1881 census
  - married Adeline Marian Harding 1881 (3rd Qtr)
  - a baptist minister in Luton, Beds at 1891 census
  - then a baptist minister in Clipston, Northants
    (living there at 1901 and 1911 census)
  - lived in Foster Hill Road, Bedford in the 1920s
  - died 1933 (Feb 14) Bedford, Bedfordshire