John Sturgess Flay[1]

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  • Name John Sturgess Flay  [2
    Born 16 Jan 1828  Appleshaw, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 6 Jun 1841  Bishops Cannings, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    England 
    Occupation 6 Jun 1841  Bishops Cannings, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Wool Sorter's Apprentice 
    Residence 6 Jun 1841  Bishops Cannings, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Southbroom Place 
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Melksham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    England 
    Occupation 30 Mar 1851  Melksham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Factory Wool Stapler 
    Residence 30 Mar 1851  Melksham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    City 
    Occupation 3 Apr 1881  [2, 3
    • Woolsorter (Cloth)
    Residence 3 Apr 1881  Twerton, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    14 Burnham Terrace 
    Occupation 7 Apr 1891  [2, 6
    • Woolsorter
    Residence 7 Apr 1891  Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Glaxley Villa, Weston Parish Of St John 
    Occupation 31 Mar 1901  [2
    • Woolsorter (Retired)
    Residence 31 Mar 1901  Weston, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    5 Newbridge Hill 
    Died Abt Sep 1903  Bath, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
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    Last Modified 2 May 2018 

    Father Charles Flay
              b. 20 Oct 1802, Calne, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 30 Oct 1854, Broughton Lane, Melksham, Wiltshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother Hannah Bartlett
              b. Abt 1808, Pewsey, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1825  Pewsey, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F2289  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ann Marchent
              b. 1827, Melksham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1881, Bath, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Registration Between 1 Apr 1847 and 30 Jun 1847  Melksham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Marriage 
    • Volume 8, Page 643
    Married 4 Jul 1847  Tabernacle, Melksham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Frederick George Sturgess Flay
              b. 1848, Melksham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Dec 1869, Bath, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
     2. Henry John Flay
              b. 1850, Melksham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Francis Ephraim Flay
              b. Bef 28 Mar 1852, Melksham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Abt Apr 1916, Walsall, West Midlands, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years)
     4. Emily Georgina Flay
              b. Abt 1854, Melksham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Arthur Lewis Flay
              b. Abt 1856, Melksham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Kate Matilda Flay
              b. Abt 1858, Melksham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Yes, date unknown
     7. George Sturgess Flay
              b. Abt Dec 1861, Melksham, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1945, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years)
    Last Modified 7 May 2010 
    Family ID F4267  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Martha Ellen Davies
              b. Abt 1848, Neston, Pembrokeshire, Wales Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Bef 31 Mar 1901  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Married Abt Sep 1882  Axbridge, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Last Modified 3 Jun 2008 
    Family ID F4274  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Jan 1828 - Appleshaw, Hampshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 6 Jun 1841 - Bishops Cannings, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Wool Sorter's Apprentice - 6 Jun 1841 - Bishops Cannings, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Southbroom Place - 6 Jun 1841 - Bishops Cannings, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Marriage - Between 1 Apr 1847 and 30 Jun 1847 - Melksham, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 4 Jul 1847 - Tabernacle, Melksham, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 30 Mar 1851 - Melksham, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Factory Wool Stapler - 30 Mar 1851 - Melksham, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - City - 30 Mar 1851 - Melksham, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 14 Burnham Terrace - 3 Apr 1881 - Twerton, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt Sep 1882 - Axbridge, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Glaxley Villa, Weston Parish Of St John - 7 Apr 1891 - Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 5 Newbridge Hill - 31 Mar 1901 - Weston, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Abt Sep 1903 - Bath, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Census
    1841: England Census for Bishops Cannings, Wiltshire
    1841: England Census for Bishops Cannings, Wiltshire
    HO107 Piece 1184/2 Folio 6 Page 8

    Transcribed 04/11/2017  

    Dwelling Southbroom Place 
    Location Bishops Cannings, Wiltshire, England 
    Source HO107 Piece 1184/2 Folio 6 Page 8 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    FLAY Charles 35 Wool Sorter Wiltshire 
    FLAY Hannah 30  Wiltshire 
    FLAY John 13 Wool Sorter's Apprentice England 
    FLAY George 12  England 
    FLAY Ephraim 11  England 
    FLAY Selina 10  England 
    FLAY Matilda  England 
    FLAY Frederic  England 
    FLAY Bethia  England 
    FLAY Rosanna  Wiltshire 
    1851: England Census for Melksham, Wiltshire
    1851: England Census for Melksham, Wiltshire
    HO107 Piece 1840 Folio 111 Page 5  

    Dwelling City 
    Location Melksham, Wiltshire, England 
    Source HO107 Piece 1840 Folio 111 Page 5 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    FLAY John Head 23 Factory Wool Stapler Appleshaw, Hampshire 
    FLAY Anne Wife 24  Melksham, Wiltshire 
    FLAY Frederick Son   Melksham, Wiltshire 
    FLAY Henry Son   Melksham, Wiltshire 
    FLAY Matilda Sister 17 Factory Girl Appleshaw, Hampshire 
    FLAY Rosanna Sister  11 Household Servant Devizes, Wiltshire 

  • Notes 
    • From the 1841 England Census (HO107 Piece 1184/2 Folio 6 Page 8) John, 13, Wool Sorter's Apprentice, was with his parents Charles, 35, Wool Sorter and Hannah, 30, at Southbroom Place, Bishops Cannings, Devizes, Wiltshire, England. With him were his siblings George, 12, Ephraim, 11, Selina, 10, Matilda, 8, Frederic, 6, Bethia, 4, and Rosanna, 1. Charles, Hannah and Rosanna were reportedly born in Wiltshire, the rest in England.

      From the 1851 England Census (HO107 Piece 1840 Folio 111 Page 5) John, 23, Factory Wool Stapler from Appleshaw, Hampshire, was with his wife Anne, 24, from Melksham, Wiltshire, at City, Melksham, Wiltshire, England. With him were his sons Frederick, 3, born Melksham, Wiltshire, and Henry, 1, born Melksham, Wiltshire, and sisters Matilda, 17, Factory Girl born Appleshaw, Hampshire, and Rosanna, 11, Household Servant born Devizes, Wiltshire.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3657] The John Flay Line (Reliability: 3), 25 Apr 2009.
      Temporary Tag

    2. [S1397] John Flay.

    3. [S1419] 1881 British Census and National Index, (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints).

    4. [S5211] HO107 Piece 1184/2 Folio 6 Page 8, HO107 Piece 1184/2 Folio 6 Page 8 (Reliability: 3), 7 May 2010.

    5. [S5213] HO107 Piece 1840 Folio 111 Page 5, HO107 Piece 1840 Folio 111 Page 5 (Reliability: 3), 7 May 2010.

    6. [S1488] 1891 Census.

    7. [S1854] Registration of Marriages, (Ancestry.co.uk), Jun 1847, Melksham, Wiltshire, Volume 8, Page 643 (Reliability: 3), 7 May 2010.
      John Sturgess FLAY + Ann MARCHANT