Honor Dight Grabham (1849 - 1918)

Born: 1849 (3rd Qtr) Ilminster, Somerset
Died: 1918 (Aug 2) Gloucester, Gloucs

Family Relationships

Parents:
Robert Grabham (1801 - 1866)
Susan Burge (1811 - 1886)

Marriages:
1871 (Sep 4) Coleford, Somerset
  to William Frederick Saunders (1844 - 1896)

Siblings:
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Children:
Lillian Blanche Saunders (1873 - 1943)
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Additional Information

Other surname: Saunders

Known History

Living with parents in Ilminster, Som at 1851 census
Living with parents in Wells, Somerset at 1861 census

A draper's assistant in Swindon, Wilts at 1871 census

Living in Westgate Street, Gloucester at 1881 census
(the family had an outfitter's shop at 128/9 Westgate St)

Took over the family business after her husband's death
Living in Stroud Rd, Tuffley at 1891/1901/1911 census

Parents

Married 1839 (Jul 2) Creech St Michael, Somerset

Father baptised 1801 (May 21) Bickenhall, Somerset
    (parents Abraham Grabham and Honor Dight)
  - a miller in Ilminster, Somerset at 1841/1851 census
  - a farm bailiff in Wells, Somerset at 1861 census
  - buried 1866 (Apr 24) Wells, Somerset

Mother born about 1811 North Petherton, Somerset?
    (father James Burge, mother unknown)
  - living in Coleford, Somerset at 1871 census
  - living in Cranham, Gloucestershire at 1881 census
  - buried 1886 (Jun 11) Cranham, Gloucestershire

Spouse

William Frederick Saunders:
  - born 1844 (2nd Qtr) Pewsey, Wiltshire
    (the illegitimate son of Sarah Saunders)
  - living with mother in Pewsey, Wilts at 1851 census
  - a draper's apprentice in Devizes, Wiltshire in 1861
  - later a draper and outfitter in Gloucester, Gloucs
    (living in Westgate Street from 1872 until his death)
  - died 1896 (Apr 14) Gloucester, Gloucs

Siblings

Robert James baptised 1842 (Jan 6) Ilminster, Somerset
  - living with parents in Ilminster at 1851 census
  - living with uncle in Ilton, Somerset at 1861 census
  - a miller in Coleford, Somerset at 1871 census
  - married 1873 (4th Qtr) to Catherine Cradock
  - a miller and baker in Cranham at 1881/1891 census
  - a miller in Painswick, Gloucs at 1901/1911 census
  - buried 1924 (Mar 15) Cranham, Gloucestershire

Lucy baptised 1842 (Oct 25) Ilminster, Somerset
  - living with parents in Ilminster at 1851 census
  - a shop assistant in Westbury, Bristol at 1861 census
  - married 1867 (2nd Qtr) to Thomas Pope
  - living in Swindon, Wilts at 1871/1881/1891 census
  - living in St Budeaux, Devon at 1901/1911 census
  - died 1920 (4th Qtr) Devonport, Devon

Susan Elizabeth baptised 1844 (Aug 27) Ilminster, Som
  - living with parents in Ilminster at 1851 census
  - a draper's assistant living in Bristol at 1861 census?
  - married 1868 (Mar 19) to Ebenezer (Edwin) Pope
  - living in Southampton, Hampshire at 1871 census
  - living in Cirencester, Gloucs at 1881 census
  - living in Pembridge, Herefordshire at 1891 census
  - living in Swindon, Wiltshire at 1901 census
  - living in Saul, Gloucestershire at 1911 census
  - buried 1912 (Aug 19) Framilode, Gloucestershire

Abraham baptised 1848 (Jan 12) Ilminster, Somerset
  - living with parents in Ilminster at 1851 census
  - buried 1851 (Nov 26) Abson, Gloucestershire?

Edward baptised 1848 (Jan 12) Ilminster, Somerset
  - living with parents in Ilminster at 1851 census
  - living with parents in Wells, Somerset at 1861 census
  - a miller in Coleford, Somerset at 1871 census
  - a miller in Cranham, Gloucestershire at 1881 census
  - married 1887 (Sep 18) Painswick, Gloucestershire
      to Sarah Pegler (née Hale)
  - a farmer in Cranham, Gloucestershire at 1891 census
  - a milkman in Cranham, Gloucs at 1901/1911 census
  - died 1916 (Jun 15) Cranham, Gloucestershire
  - buried 1916 (Jun 19) Cranham, Gloucestershire