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John Rawle1,2

M, b. circa June 1769, d. 26 May 1820
FatherWilliam Rawle1,2 b. c May 1741, d. 19 Feb 1793
MotherBetty Easby3,4 b. c 1739, d. 7 Feb 1828
Birth*circa June 1769 Bideford, Devon, England5,6 
Baptism Pri*23 June 1769 St. Mary's Anglican Church, Bideford, Devon, England; Place=ENG, DEV, Bideford Parish Register1,2 
Death*26 May 1820 aged 51 years5 
Burial*1820 St. Mary's Anglican Church Cemetery, Bideford, Devon, England; Interred=ENG, DEV, Bideford, St. Mary's Anglican Cemetery5 

Citations

  1. [S326] Bideford, Devon, England Anglican Parish Register Transcript, Devon & Cornwall Record Society, Exeter, Devon, England, Vol. 6, p. 325, Register No. V, Baptisms 1738 - 26 Dec 1791, LDS mfms# 0916812, 0916813, Family History Library.
  2. [S317] International Genealogical Index, England, Devon, on microfiche, hereinafter, "IGI, England, Devon, March 1992", March 1992, on microfiche,, Fiche No. AO445, Dawn Ellis.
  3. [S326] Bideford, Devon, England Anglican Parish Register Transcript, Devon & Cornwall Record Society, Exeter, Devon, England, Vol. 6, p. 325, Register No. V, Baptisms 1738 - 26 Dec 1791. Her maiden name is not given, LDS mfms# 0916812, 0916813, Family History Library.
  4. [S317] International Genealogical Index, England, Devon, on microfiche, hereinafter, "IGI, England, Devon, March 1992", March 1992, on microfiche,, Fiche No. AO445. Her name is shown as "Elisabeth", Dawn Ellis.
  5. [S443] Photographs of tombstones from Bideford, Devon, enclosed in a letter from John Bishop to author dated 4 April 1996., unknown publish date, Tombstone of William and Betty (Easby) Rawle and their children, Betty, John and William, Some of the inscriptions are difficult to read and require the use of a magnifying glass. Several of them have been transcribed on the reverse, Dawn Ellis.
  6. [S326] Bideford, Devon, England Anglican Parish Register Transcript, Devon & Cornwall Record Society, Exeter, Devon, England, Baptisms Vol. 6, p 325, Baptism of John Rawle, LDS mfms# 0916812, 0916813, Family History Library.
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Maria Easby Rawle1

F
FatherWilliam Rawle1 b. c May 1774, d. 28 Sep 1841?
MotherMargaret Ellis1 b. 27 Dec 1770

Citations

  1. [S435] Wills for the Diocese of Exeter (County of Devon), 1812-1857. Microfilm of copies of original wills at the Devon Record Office, Exeter. The copies were made for the Legacy Duty Department of the Stamp Duty Office, and from 1848 on to its successor, The Estate Duty Office of the Inland Revenue Office. They consist of wills proved in the Principal Registry and Consistory Court of the Bishop of Exeter, and in the various Archdeaconry Courts, LDS Family History Centre, 177 Manchester Ave., Saint John, NB, Canada, Microfilm No. 1278878, Entry No. E268, Probate of John Ellis - Will of John Ellis. Photocopy, in possession of author, Doc. No. 408A.
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Mary Rawle1,2,3

F, b. 24 June 1767
FatherWilliam Rawle1,4 b. c May 1741, d. 19 Feb 1793
MotherBetty Easby1,4 b. c 1739, d. 7 Feb 1828
Baptism*24 June 1767 Great Meeting Independent Church, Bideford, Devon, England1,4 
Mar-Status*19 June 1788 a spinster3 
Residence*19 June 1788 Bideford, Devon, England3 
Marriage*20 June 1788 St. Mary's Anglican Church, Bideford, Devon, England; by License; Groom=John Graham Hewett2,1 

Family

John Graham Hewett
Child

Citations

  1. [S317] International Genealogical Index, England, Devon, on microfiche, hereinafter, "IGI, England, Devon, March 1992", March 1992, on microfiche,, Fiche No. AO445, Dawn Ellis.
  2. [S326] Bideford, Devon, England Anglican Parish Register Transcript, Devon & Cornwall Record Society, Exeter, Devon, England, Register No. VI, LDS mfms# 0916812, 0916813, Family History Library.
  3. [S437] Church of England, Diocese of Exeter, Devon marriage licenses, 1746-1799, , 1782-1794, p. 12, Devon and Cornwall Record Society transcript, LDS Family History Centre, 177 Manchester Ave., Saint John, NB, Canada, Mfm. No. 0917521.
  4. [S438] Parish Register of "The Great Meeting House" Independent Chapel, Bideford, Devon, England, unknown publish date, pp. 20R, 161, microfilm copy of ms. original (RG 4-515 at Public Record Office, London, England), LDS mfm# 0590686, Family History Library.
  5. [S438] Parish Register of "The Great Meeting House" Independent Chapel, Bideford, Devon, England, unknown publish date, pp. 39R, 398, microfilm copy of ms. original (RG 4-515 at Public Record Office, London, England), LDS mfm# 0590686, Family History Library.
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Richard Rawle1

M, b. circa 1823
FatherRichard Easby Rawle2 b. c 1782, d. 28 Oct 1855
MotherSusanna Clifton2 b. c 1788, d. bt 31 Mar 1851 - 8 Apr 1861
Birth*circa 1823 Bideford, Devon, England; aged 28 in 18512 
Occupation*1851 Bideford, Devon, England; a Wine and Spirit Merchant2 

Citations

  1. [S439] 1841 census of Devon, England, hereinafter, "1841 Census, Devon, Eng.", Family History Library, FHL mfm# 0241320, Bideford, No. 1. This census rounded down the ages of those over 15 to a multiple of five years, therefore a range of birth years is recorded except in cases where an age is given which is not shown as a multiple of 5 years. Also, the birthplace is shown as "whether or not born in county", rather than giving the actual birthplace.
  2. [S212] John Bishop, (author e-mail address available on request), to Mary A. Ellis and/or Dawn S. Ellis, email, dated 24 Feb 1996, citing 1851 census of Bideford, Devon, England, Entry No. 25, p. 12 (printout).
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Richard Easby Rawle1,2,3

M, b. circa 1782, d. 28 October 1855
FatherWilliam Rawle4,2,3 b. c May 1741, d. 19 Feb 1793
MotherBetty Easby4,2,3 b. c 1739, d. 7 Feb 1828
Birth*circa 1782 Devon, England; aged 59 in 1841; aged 73 in 18555,6 
Baptism Pri*28 June 1782 St. Mary's Anglican Church, Bideford, Devon, England; Place=ENG, DEV, Bideford Parish Register2,3 
Occupation*1819 England; a Lieutenant in H.M. Navy1 
Marriage*23 January 1822 St. Mary's Anglican Church, Bideford, Devon, England; Bride=Susanna Clifton7,8 
Cen-Head*7 June 1841 Bridgeland Street, Bideford, Devon, England; Principal=Susanna Clifton, Witness=Richard Rawle5 
Cen-Head*1851 Queen St. ?, Bideford, Devon, England; Principal=Susanna Clifton, Witness=Richard Rawle9,10 
Residence*31 March 1851 Bridgeland St., Bideford, Devon, England; Principal=Susanna Clifton, Witness=Richard Rawle10 
Death*28 October 1855 aged 73 years6 
Burial*1855 Old Town Cemetery, Bideford, Devon, England; Interred=ENG, DEV, Bideford Cemetery6 

Family

Susanna Clifton b. c 1788, d. bt 31 Mar 1851 - 8 Apr 1861
Marriage*23 January 1822 St. Mary's Anglican Church, Bideford, Devon, England; Bride=Susanna Clifton7,8 
Child

Citations

  1. [S212] John Bishop, (author e-mail address available on request), to Mary A. Ellis and/or Dawn S. Ellis, email, 18 January 1996. I believe his source to be the Bideford Bridge Trust documents (printout).
  2. [S326] Bideford, Devon, England Anglican Parish Register Transcript, Devon & Cornwall Record Society, Exeter, Devon, England, Vol. 6, Register No. V, Baptisms 1738-26 Dec 1791, LDS mfms# 0916812, 0916813, Family History Library.
  3. [S317] International Genealogical Index, England, Devon, on microfiche, hereinafter, "IGI, England, Devon, March 1992", March 1992, on microfiche,, Fiche No. AO445, Dawn Ellis.
  4. [S212] John Bishop, (author e-mail address available on request), to Mary A. Ellis and/or Dawn S. Ellis, email, 17 Jan 1996. I believe his source is Bideford Bridge Trust documents at the Public Record Office in Barnstaple, Devon, England. He states that the documents concern a dwelling in Market St., Bideford, Devon and some surrounding land, the dwelling being used as a public house called the "Peacock" (printout).
  5. [S439] 1841 census of Devon, England, hereinafter, "1841 Census, Devon, Eng.", Family History Library, FHL mfm# 0241320, Bideford, No. 1. This census rounded down the ages of those over 15 to a multiple of five years, therefore a range of birth years is recorded except in cases where an age is given which is not shown as a multiple of 5 years. Also, the birthplace is shown as "whether or not born in county", rather than giving the actual birthplace.
  6. [S443] Photographs of tombstones from Bideford, Devon, enclosed in a letter from John Bishop to author dated 4 April 1996., unknown publish date, Tombstone of Richard Easby Rawle and William Wallace Pearson, Some of the inscriptions are difficult to read and require the use of a magnifying glass. Several of them have been transcribed on the reverse, Dawn Ellis.
  7. [S212] John Bishop, (author e-mail address available on request), to Mary A. Ellis and/or Dawn S. Ellis, email, dated 24 Feb 1996, citing 1851 census of Bideford, Devon, England, Entry No. 25, p. 12. Her maiden surname not given (printout).
  8. [S212] John Bishop, (author e-mail address available on request), to Mary A. Ellis and/or Dawn S. Ellis, email, dated 20 Mar 1996, citing Bideford, Devon [Anglican] Parish Marriage, no entry no. given (printout).
  9. [S212] John Bishop, (author e-mail address available on request), to Mary A. Ellis and/or Dawn S. Ellis, email, dated 24 Feb 1996, citing 1851 census of Bideford, Devon, England, Entry No. 25, p. 12 (printout).
  10. [S391] 1851 census of Devon, England, Family History Library, FHL mfm # 0221046, Bideford, District 2E, p. 12, No. 25. Hereinafter cited as 1851 Census, Devon, Eng.
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Robert Easby Rawle1,2

M, b. 5 March 1779
FatherWilliam Rawle1,2 b. c May 1741, d. 19 Feb 1793
MotherBetty Easby1,2 b. c 1739, d. 7 Feb 1828
Baptism*5 March 1779 St. Mary's Anglican Church, Bideford, Devon, England1,2 
Burial*9 June 1780 Bideford, Devon, England; Interred=ENG, DEV, Bideford Cemetery3 

Citations

  1. [S326] Bideford, Devon, England Anglican Parish Register Transcript, Devon & Cornwall Record Society, Exeter, Devon, England, Vol. 6, p. 337, Register No. V, Baptisms 1738 - 26 Dec 1791, LDS mfms# 0916812, 0916813, Family History Library.
  2. [S317] International Genealogical Index, England, Devon, on microfiche, hereinafter, "IGI, England, Devon, March 1992", March 1992, on microfiche,, Fiche No. AO445, Dawn Ellis.
  3. [S326] Bideford, Devon, England Anglican Parish Register Transcript, Devon & Cornwall Record Society, Exeter, Devon, England, Vol. 7, . Burial of Richard Easby Rawle. [No parents names given. I think it likely that this is the correct family/person], LDS mfms# 0916812, 0916813, Family History Library.
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Sarah Rawle1,2,3

F, b. 29 March 1776
FatherWilliam Rawle3,4 b. c May 1741, d. 19 Feb 1793
MotherBetty Easby3,4 b. c 1739, d. 7 Feb 1828
Baptism*29 March 1776 Great Meeting Independent Church, Bideford, Devon, England3,4 
Marriage*16 November 1802 St. Mary's Anglican Church, Bideford, Devon, England; by License; Groom=William Wallace Pearson2,5 

Family

William Wallace Pearson b. c 1786, d. 19 Oct 1873

Citations

  1. [S212] John Bishop, (author e-mail address available on request), to Mary A. Ellis and/or Dawn S. Ellis, email, 1 Feb 1996, 03:20, citing the [Bideford, Devon Anglican] Parish Register, Marriage Entry No. 84 (printout).
  2. [S326] Bideford, Devon, England Anglican Parish Register Transcript, Devon & Cornwall Record Society, Exeter, Devon, England, Register No. 7, LDS mfms# 0916812, 0916813, Family History Library.
  3. [S317] International Genealogical Index, England, Devon, on microfiche, hereinafter, "IGI, England, Devon, March 1992", March 1992, on microfiche,, Fiche No. AO445, Dawn Ellis.
  4. [S438] Parish Register of "The Great Meeting House" Independent Chapel, Bideford, Devon, England, unknown publish date, pp. 25R, 230, microfilm copy of ms. original (RG 4-515 at Public Record Office, London, England), LDS mfm# 0590686, Family History Library.
  5. [S317] International Genealogical Index, England, Devon, on microfiche, hereinafter, "IGI, England, Devon, March 1992", March 1992, on microfiche,, Fiche No. AO445. I believe his surname of "Pearson" was omitted from this source. See the marriage record from Bideford Anglican Church., Dawn Ellis.
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Thomasine Rawle1

F
Burial*29 July 1765 St. Mary's Anglican Church, Bideford, Devon, England; Interred=ENG, DEV, Bideford, St. Mary's Anglican Cemetery1 

Citations

  1. [S326] Bideford, Devon, England Anglican Parish Register Transcript, Devon & Cornwall Record Society, Exeter, Devon, England, Vol. 7, Burials 1726-1791, LDS mfms# 0916812, 0916813, Family History Library.
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Ursula Rawle1

F, b. circa 1727
Birth*circa 1727 [see Burial, 29 Aug 1806]1 
Burial*29 August 1806 St. Mary's Anglican Church, Bideford, Devon, England; aged 79; Interred=ENG, DEV, Bideford, St. Mary's Anglican Cemetery1 

Citations

  1. [S326] Bideford, Devon, England Anglican Parish Register Transcript, Devon & Cornwall Record Society, Exeter, Devon, England, Register 6*, LDS mfms# 0916812, 0916813, Family History Library.
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William Rawle1,2,3,4

M, b. circa May 1774, d. 28 September 1841?
FatherWilliam Rawle1,2,5 b. c May 1741, d. 19 Feb 1793
MotherBetty Easby1,2,5 b. c 1739, d. 7 Feb 1828
Birth*circa May 1774 6,7 
Baptism Pri*6 May 1774 St. Mary's Anglican Church, Bideford, Devon, England; Place=ENG, DEV, Bideford Parish Register8,2 
Residence*25 October 1799 Bideford, Devon, England4 
Marriage*25 October 1799 St. Mary's Anglican Church, Bideford, Devon, England; by License; Bride=Margaret Ellis, Witness=Sarah Rawle, Witness=John Ellis9,10,11,12,13,14 
Occupation*1829 a Maltster15 
Cen-Head*7 June 1841 High Street, Bideford, Devon, England16 
Death*28 September 1841? 17 
Burial*4 October 1841 St. Mary's Anglican Church Cemetery, Bideford, Devon, England; aged 67; Interred=ENG, DEV, Bideford, St. Mary's Anglican Cemetery18,17 

Family

Margaret Ellis b. 27 Dec 1770
Marriage*25 October 1799 St. Mary's Anglican Church, Bideford, Devon, England; by License; Bride=Margaret Ellis, Witness=Sarah Rawle, Witness=John Ellis9,10,11,12,13,14 
Children

Citations

  1. [S212] John Bishop, (author e-mail address available on request), to Mary A. Ellis and/or Dawn S. Ellis, email, 17 Jan 1996. I believe his source is Bideford Bridge Trust documents at the Public Record Office in Barnstaple, Devon, England. He states that the documents concern a dwelling in Market St., Bideford, Devon and some surrounding land, the dwelling being used as a public house called the "Peacock" (printout).
  2. [S317] International Genealogical Index, England, Devon, on microfiche, hereinafter, "IGI, England, Devon, March 1992", March 1992, on microfiche,, Fiche No. AO445, Dawn Ellis.
  3. [S318] International Genealogical Index, England, Devon, on CD-ROM, hereinafter, "IGI, England, Devon, CD 1993", 1993, citing Batch No. C050321 on LDS Microfilm No. 916813. Printout, in possession of author, Dawn Ellis.
  4. [S437] Church of England, Diocese of Exeter, Devon marriage licenses, 1746-1799, , 1793-1799, p. 105, Devon and Cornwall Record Society transcript, LDS Family History Centre, 177 Manchester Ave., Saint John, NB, Canada, Mfm. No. 0917521.
  5. [S326] Bideford, Devon, England Anglican Parish Register Transcript, Devon & Cornwall Record Society, Exeter, Devon, England, Baptisms Vol. 6, p 331, Baptism of William Rawle, LDS mfms# 0916812, 0916813, Family History Library.
  6. [S212] John Bishop, (author e-mail address available on request), to Mary A. Ellis and/or Dawn S. Ellis, email, dated 20 Mar 1996, citing Bideford, Devon [Anglican] Parish Burial, Entry no. 2121, aged 67 at burial in 1841 (printout).
  7. [S439] 1841 census of Devon, England, hereinafter, "1841 Census, Devon, Eng.", Family History Library, FHL mfm# 0241320, Bideford, no ref. No. This census rounded down the ages of those over 15 to a multiple of five years, therefore a range of birth years is recorded except in cases where an age is given which is not shown as a multiple of 5 years. Also, the birthplace is shown as "whether or not born in county", rather than giving the actual birthplace. Aged 60-64 in 1841.
  8. [S326] Bideford, Devon, England Anglican Parish Register Transcript, Devon & Cornwall Record Society, Exeter, Devon, England, Vol. 6, p. 331, Register No. V, Baptisms 1738 - 26 Dec 1791, LDS mfms# 0916812, 0916813, Family History Library.
  9. [S212] John Bishop, (author e-mail address available on request), to Mary A. Ellis and/or Dawn S. Ellis, email, 1 Feb 1996, 03:20, citing the [Bideford, Devon Anglican] Parish Register, Marriage Entry No. 84 (printout).
  10. [S317] International Genealogical Index, England, Devon, on microfiche, hereinafter, "IGI, England, Devon, March 1992", March 1992, on microfiche,, Fiche No. AO445, Dawn Ellis.
  11. [S317] International Genealogical Index, England, Devon, on microfiche, hereinafter, "IGI, England, Devon, March 1992", March 1992, on microfiche,, Fiche No. AO398, Page 13,293, citing Batch No. M050321, Serial No. 4645 on LDS Microfilm No. 916813, Dawn Ellis.
  12. [S318] International Genealogical Index, England, Devon, on CD-ROM, hereinafter, "IGI, England, Devon, CD 1993", 1993, citing Batch No. M050321 on LDS Microfilm No. 916813. Printout, in possession of author, Dawn Ellis.
  13. [S326] Bideford, Devon, England Anglican Parish Register Transcript, Devon & Cornwall Record Society, Exeter, Devon, England, Marriages 1754-1812, Vol. 8, p. 154, on LDS Microfilm No. 0916813. Photocopy, in possession of author, LDS mfms# 0916812, 0916813, Family History Library.
  14. [S326] Bideford, Devon, England Anglican Parish Register Transcript, Devon & Cornwall Record Society, Exeter, Devon, England, Register No. 7, LDS mfms# 0916812, 0916813, Family History Library.
  15. [S212] John Bishop, (author e-mail address available on request), to Mary A. Ellis and/or Dawn S. Ellis, email, dated 9 Feb 1996, citing the [Bideford Bridge Trust ?] deed of 1829 (printout).
  16. [S439] 1841 census of Devon, England, hereinafter, "1841 Census, Devon, Eng.", Family History Library, FHL mfm# 0241320, Bideford, no ref. No. This census rounded down the ages of those over 15 to a multiple of five years, therefore a range of birth years is recorded except in cases where an age is given which is not shown as a multiple of 5 years. Also, the birthplace is shown as "whether or not born in county", rather than giving the actual birthplace.
  17. [S443] Photographs of tombstones from Bideford, Devon, enclosed in a letter from John Bishop to author dated 4 April 1996., unknown publish date, Tombstone of William and Betty (Easby) Rawle and their children, Betty, John and William. The month and year on William Jr.'s inscription is not visible due to the stone having sunk into the ground. Based on his date of burial from the parish register, I have determined that the month and year were September 1841, Some of the inscriptions are difficult to read and require the use of a magnifying glass. Several of them have been transcribed on the reverse, Dawn Ellis.
  18. [S212] John Bishop, (author e-mail address available on request), to Mary A. Ellis and/or Dawn S. Ellis, email, dated 20 Mar 1996, citing Bideford, Devon [Anglican] Parish Burial, Entry no. 2121 (printout).
  19. [S435] Wills for the Diocese of Exeter (County of Devon), 1812-1857. Microfilm of copies of original wills at the Devon Record Office, Exeter. The copies were made for the Legacy Duty Department of the Stamp Duty Office, and from 1848 on to its successor, The Estate Duty Office of the Inland Revenue Office. They consist of wills proved in the Principal Registry and Consistory Court of the Bishop of Exeter, and in the various Archdeaconry Courts, LDS Family History Centre, 177 Manchester Ave., Saint John, NB, Canada, Microfilm No. 1278878, Entry No. E268, Probate of John Ellis - Will of John Ellis. Photocopy, in possession of author, Doc. No. 408A.
  20. [S318] International Genealogical Index, England, Devon, on CD-ROM, hereinafter, "IGI, England, Devon, CD 1993", 1993, citing Batch No. C050321 on LDS Microfilm No. 916813. Father's Christian name is given as "Wm.". Printout, in possession of author, Dawn Ellis.
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