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William Duke

Male Abt 1780 -

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  • Name William Duke  [1, 2
    Born Abt 1780  Bexhill, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Christened 24 Feb 1780  Bexhill, Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Census 1851  Icklesham, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • He was living with a widow, Ann Dumsday, who was described as the housekeeper in his household in the 1841 census.
    Occupation Abt 1851  Icklesham, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Hairdresser 
    Person ID I6928  Main Tree
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 

    Father John Duke,   b. Abt 1745,   d. 1833  (Age ~ 88 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary 
    Relationship natural 
    Married
    • This is probably the John Duke and Mary Bennett who married in Battle on 10 June 1775. He was from Bexhill and she was from Battle and they were married with consent of parents by licence.

      An alternative candidate couple (John Duke and Mary Thomas) were married by licence in the neighbouring parish of Whatlington on 29 February 1776.
    Family ID F2060  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1780 - Bexhill, Sussex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 24 Feb 1780 - Bexhill, Sussex Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S457] Will of William Duke, (written on 24 February 1821, with two codicils dated 22 June 1824 and 20 September 1824, and proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury on 20 December 1825, registered copy;), PROB 11/1706.

    2. [S389] Transcript and Index to Bexhill Parish Registers 1558-1837, Compiled by members of the Society of Genealogists, (1972-73;), SX/R31 & R32., baptism of Willm. s. of John & Mary Duke, 24 Feb 1780 (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S102] 1851 Census Returns of England and Wales, Home Office, (30 March 1851;), HO 107/1634 f.657 p.9 (Reliability: 3).
      Icklesham
      William Duke, Widower, 71, Hairdresser, Sussex Bexhill
      Ann Dumsday, Widow, 66, Sussex Hooe