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  • Name Thomas Penny  [2, 3
    Born 1814  Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Christened 4 Dec 1814  Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Census 6 Jun 1841  Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    England 
    Occupation 6 Jun 1841  Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Agricultural Labourer 
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    England 
    Occupation 30 Mar 1851  Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Agricultural Labourer 
    Census 7 Apr 1861  Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    England 
    Occupation 7 Apr 1861  Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Agricultural Labourer 
    Census 2 Apr 1871  Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    England 
    Occupation 2 Apr 1871  Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Agricultural Labourer 
    Residence 2 Apr 1871  Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Road 
    Died 1881  Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 12
    Census 3 Apr 1881  Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    England 
    Occupation 3 Apr 1881  Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Agricultural Labourer 
    Residence 3 Apr 1881  Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Water Street 
    Registration Between 1 Jul 1881 and 30 Sep 1881  Tisbury, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Death 
    • Volume 5a, Page 111
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    Person ID I44684  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 5 Mar 2017 

    Father James Penny
              b. Abt 1772, Chilmark, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Jul-Sep 1856, Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Mother Judith Strong
              b. Abt 1772, Fonthill Gifford, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Jan-Mar 1843, Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Married 10 Mar 1795  Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 15
    Family ID F16726  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Ann Verender
              b. 1817, Bitton, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1857, Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 1841  Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 16
    Registration Jun 1841  Tisbury, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 17
    Marriage 
    • Volume 8, Page 643
    Children 
     1. Eliza Sarah Penny
              b. 1841, Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     2. William Penny
              b. 1844, Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     3. James Penny
              b. 8 Feb 1847, Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Sidney Thomas Penny
              b. 25 May 1850, Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Ruth Penny
              b. 1853, Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Ellen Penny
              b. 1856, Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 10 Feb 2011 
    Family ID F13443  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1814 - Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 4 Dec 1814 - Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1841 - Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Marriage - Jun 1841 - Tisbury, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 6 Jun 1841 - Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agricultural Labourer - 6 Jun 1841 - Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 30 Mar 1851 - Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agricultural Labourer - 30 Mar 1851 - Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 7 Apr 1861 - Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agricultural Labourer - 7 Apr 1861 - Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 2 Apr 1871 - Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agricultural Labourer - 2 Apr 1871 - Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Road - 2 Apr 1871 - Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1881 - Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 3 Apr 1881 - Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agricultural Labourer - 3 Apr 1881 - Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Water Street - 3 Apr 1881 - Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Death - Between 1 Jul 1881 and 30 Sep 1881 - Tisbury, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Census
    1841: England Census for Fonthill, Bishop, Wiltshire
    1841: England Census for Fonthill, Bishop, Wiltshire
    HO107 Piece 1174/4 Folio 6 Page 14  

    Dwelling  
    Location Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England 
    Source HO107 Piece 1174/4 Folio 6 Page 14 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    VERENDER James 50 Labourer Wiltshire 
    VERENDER Betsy 50  Wiltshire 
    VERENDER Ruth 15  Wiltshire 
    PENNY Thomas 20 Agricultural Labourer Wiltshire 
    PENNY Mary Ann 20  Wiltshire 
    1851: England Census for Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire
    1851: England Census for Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire
    HO107 Piece 1849 Folio 304 Page 3  

    Dwelling  
    Location Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England 
    Source HO107 Piece 1849 Folio 304 Page 3 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    VERENDER James Head 66 Timber sawyer Chippenham, Wiltshire 
    PENNY Thomas Son-in-law 33 Agricultural Labourer Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire 
    PENNY Mary Ann Wife 34  Bitton, Gloucestershire 
    PENNY Eliza Daughter  Scholar Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire 
    PENNY William Son  Scholar Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire 
    PENNY James Son  Scholar Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire 
    PENNY Sidney Son  6m  Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire 
    1861: England Census for Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire
    1861: England Census for Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire
    RG9 Piece 1322 Folio 37 Page 5  

    Dwelling  
    Location Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England 
    Source RG9 Piece 1322 Folio 37 Page 5 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    PENEY Thomas Head 44 Agricultural Labourer Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire 
    PENEY Eliza Daughter 19   Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire 
    PENEY William Son 17 Agricultural Labourer Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire 
    PENEY James Son 14 Agricultural Labourer Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire 
    PENEY Sidney Son  10 Agricultural Labourer Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire 
    PENEY Ruth Daughter  Scholar Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire 
    PENEY Ellen Daughter  Scholar Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire 
    VERENDER James Father-in-Law 76 General Labourer Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire 

  • Notes 
    • From the 1841 Census (HO107 Piece 1174/4 Folio 6 Page 14) Thomas, 20, Agricultural Labourer, was with his parents-in-law James Verender, 50, Labourer, and Betsy, 50, in Fonthill, Bishop, Wiltshire, England. With him were his sister-in-law Ruth, 15, and wife Mary Ann, 20. Everyone was reportedly born in Wiltshire.

      From the 1851 Census (HO107 Piece 1849 Folio 304 Page 3) Thomas, 33, Agricultural Labourer from Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, was with his father-in-law James Verender, widower, 66, Timber Sawyer from Chippenham, Wiltshire, in Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England. With him were his wife Mary Ann, 32, born Bitton, Gloucestershire, and children Eliza, 9, Scholar born Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, William, 7, Scholar born Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, James, 4, Scholar born Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, and Sidney, 6 months, born Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire.

      From the 1861 England Census (RG9 Piece 1322 Folio 37 Page 5) Thomas, 44, Agricultural Labourer, was in Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England. With him were his children Eliza, 19, William, 17, Agricultural Labourer, James, 14, Agricultural Labourer, Sidney, 10, Agricultural Labourer, Ruth, 7, Scholar, and Ellen, 4, Scholar. Everyone was recorded as being born in Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire. Also present was his father-in-law James Verender, widower, 76, General Labourer from Chippenham, Wiltshire.

      From the 1871 England Census (RG10 Piece 1964 Folio 40 Page 34) Thomas, widower, 49, Agricultural Labourer, was with his son William, 26, Agricultural Labourer, and daughter Ruth, 18, Domestic Servant, at Road, Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England. All were recorded as being born in Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire.

      From the 1881 Census (RG11 Piece 2078 Folio 32 Page 21) Thomas, widower, 64, Agricultural Labourer, was with his son-in-law George Newbury, 28, Agricultural Labourer and daughter Ruth, 26, in Water Street, Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire, England. With him were his grandsons Henry (Penny), 9, Scholar, Harry, 7, Scholar, Charles, 5, Scholar, Elias, 3, and George, 8 months. Everyone was reportedly born in Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire.


      1841 census PRO: HO 107 1174 / 4 folio 6 page 14
      recorded as: present in Fonthill Bishop on the night of 6th June 1841, aged between 20-24, an agricultual labourer, born within county of Wiltshire. Living with parents in law James & Betsy Verender.

      1851 census 30th March PRO ref: HO 107 / film 1849 / folio 304 / page 3
      Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire
      James Verender head widower 66 timber sawyer Chipenham (Chippenham), Wilts
      Thomas Penny son in law married 33 agricultural labourer Fonthill Bishop, Wilts
      Mary Ann Penny wife married 34 Bitton, Gloucestershire
      Eliza Penny daughter 9 scholar Fonthill Bishop, Wilts
      William Penny son 7 scholar Fonthill Bishop, Wilts
      James Penny son 4 scholar Fonthill Bishop, Wilts
      Sidney Penny son 6 months Fonthill Bishop, Wilts

      1861 census PRO ref: RG9 / film 1322 / folio 37 / page 5
      Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire
      Thomas PENEY head widower 44 agricultural labourer Fonthill Bishop, Wilts
      Eliza PENEY daughter unmarried 19 Fonthill Bishop, Wilts
      William PENEY son unmarried 17 agricultural labourer Fonthill Bishop, Wilts
      James PENEY son unmarried 14 agricultural labourer Fonthill Bishop, Wilts
      Sidney PENEY son 10 agricultural labourer Fonthill Bishop, Wilts
      Ruth PENEY daughter 7 scholar Fonthill Bishop, Wilts
      Ellen PENEY daughter 4 scholar Fonthill Bishop, Wilts
      James VERENDER father in law widower 76 general labourer Chippenham, Wilts

      1871 census 7th April PRO ref: RG10 1964 40 34
      Road, Fonthill Bishop, Wilts
      Thomas Penny head widower 49 agricultural labourer Fonthill Bishop, Wilts
      William Penny son unmarried 26 agricultural labourer Fonthill Bishop, Wilts
      Ruth Penny daughter unmarried 18 domestic servant Fonthill Bishop, Wilts

      1881 census: PRO ref: RG11 2078 32 21
      recorded as: present in Water Street, Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire on the night of 3rd April 1881, father-in-law to George Newbury, a widower, aged 64, an agricultural labourer, born in Fonthill Bishop, Wiltshire [2, 3]

  • Sources 
    1. [S9279] TAG John Oliver Thomas, (All the records that were tagged (3) John Oliver Thomas) (Reliability: 3), 20 Dec 2014.

    2. [S3634] John Oliver Thomas.

    3. [S6024] Ian Penney.

    4. [S6024] Ian Penney (Reliability: 3), 6 Feb 2011.

    5. [S6040] IGI (Reliability: 3).
      by member of LDS church with no references

    6. [S219] FamilySearch.org, IGI, (This information was obtained via the FamilySearch.org web site and has not been verified) (Reliability: 3), 6 Feb 2011.
      Extracted from the beta familysearch website 6/2/2011:

      England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
      for Thomas Penny

      Name:: Thomas Penny
      Gender:: Male
      Baptism/Christening Date:: 04 Dec 1814
      Baptism/Christening Place:: Bishops-Fonthill, Wiltshire, England
      Birth Date::
      Birthplace::
      Death Date::
      Name Note::
      Race::
      Father's Name:: James Penny
      Father's Birthplace::
      Father's Age::
      Mother's Name:: Judith
      Mother's Birthplace::
      Mother's Age::
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number:: C02863-8
      System Origin:: England-EASy
      Source Film Number:: 1279362
      Reference Number:: item 26 p 2


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    7. [S7466] England and Wales Christening Records, 1530 - 1906 (Reliability: 3), 8 Feb 2011.
      England & Wales Christening Records, 1530-1906

      Information for Thomas PENNY

      Gender: Male
      Birth Date: abt 1814
      Christening Date: 4 Dec 1814
      Christening Place: Bishops-Fonthill, Wiltshire, England
      Father's name: James Penny
      Mother's name: Judith

    8. [S3822] HO107 Piece 1174/4 Folio 6 Page 14, HO107 Piece 1174/4 Folio 6 Page 14 (Reliability: 3), 22 May 2009.

    9. [S3827] HO107 Piece 1849 Folio 304 Page 3, HO107 Piece 1849 Folio 304 Page 3 (Reliability: 3), 23 May 2009.

    10. [S6032] RG9 Piece 1322 Folio 37 Page 5, RG9 Piece 1322 Folio 37 Page 5 (Reliability: 3), 8 Feb 2011.

    11. [S6033] RG10 Piece 1964 Folio 40 Page 34, RG10 Piece 1964 Folio 40 Page 34 (Reliability: 3), 8 Feb 2011.

    12. [S3241] Death certificate, Tisbury district 5a p.111 (Reliability: 3).

    13. [S3687] RG11 Piece 2078 Folio 32 Page 21, RG11 Piece 2078 Folio 32 Page 21 (Reliability: 3), 3 May 2009.

    14. [S1857] Registration of Deaths, (Ancestry.co.uk), Sep 1881, Tisbury, Wiltshire, Volume 5a, Page 111 (Reliability: 3), 6 Feb 2011.
      Thomas PENNY, Age 64 (1817)

    15. [S219] FamilySearch.org, IGI, (This information was obtained via the FamilySearch.org web site and has not been verified) (Reliability: 3), 6 Feb 2011.
      Extracted from the beta familysearch website 6/2/2011:

      England Marriages, 1538\endash 1973


      Groom's Name:: James Penny
      Groom's Birth Date::
      Groom's Birthplace::
      Groom's Age::
      Bride's Name:: Judith Strong
      Bride's Birth Date::
      Bride's Birthplace::
      Bride's Age::
      Marriage Date:: 10 Mar 1795
      Marriage Place:: Bishops Fonthill, Wiltshire, England
      Groom's Father's Name::
      Groom's Mother's Name::
      Bride's Father's Name::
      Bride's Mother's Name::
      Groom's Race::
      Groom's Marital Status::
      Groom's Previous Wife's Name::
      Bride's Race::
      Bride's Marital Status::
      Bride's Previous Husband's Name::
      Indexing Project (Batch) Number:: M15331-2
      System Origin:: England-ODM
      Source Film Number:: 1279401
      Reference Number::


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    16. [S6045] Marriage certificate, Tisbury district: vol 8 page 643 (Reliability: 3).

    17. [S1854] Registration of Marriages, (Ancestry.co.uk), Jun 1841, Tisbury, Wiltshire, Volume 8, Page 643 (Reliability: 3), 2 May 2009.
      Thomas PENNY + Mary Ann VERENDER