James GUMBLETON


Name: James GUMBLETON  O0010 
Born: 6 Sep 1804   
Baptised: 21 Apr 1806  Southwark, Surrey, England
Parents: James Lambert GUMBLETON Mary Ann BAYLY
Died:1881 Launceston RD, Cornwall, England
Buried: 4 May 1881  Launceston St Stephen, Cornwall, England
Occupation:Inland Revenue (Excise) Officer   
James Gumbleton was a son of James Lambert Gumbleton and his wife Mary Ann, nee Bayly. He was baptised in Southwark, Surrey, on 21 Apr 1806.

In 1826 he was recruited by the Revenue Service, initially working in Scotland. The Revenue Service normally placed its employees away from their home areas and moved them around the country from time to time to avoid their building up local friendships which could lead to corruption.

In 1851, he was in the household of a farmer in Lifton, Tavistock, Devon. It is not known whether he was lodging there or just a very short-term visitor.

By 1861, he had retired from the Revenue Service and was lodging with a farmer in St Stephen, Launceston, Cornwall. He was still lodging with the same family in 1871 and 1881.

In 1881, he died and was buried in St Stephen’s Lanceston.

He never married or had children. 

DateEventPlaceReference
21 Apr 1806 Baptism of James GUMBLETON Southwark, Surrey, England Baptisms index
1826 James Gumbleton entry papers as excise man Scotland View details
30 Mar 1851 James GUMBLETON (age 46) living in Lifton, Tavistock, Devon in 1851 census Tavistock, Devonshire, England 1851 census
7 Apr 1861 James GUMBLETON (age 56) living in St Stephen, Launceston, Cornwall in 1861 census Launceston St Stephen, Cornwall, England 1861 census
2 Apr 1871 James GUMBELTON (age 65) living in Duke Street, St Stephen, Launceston, Cornwall in 1871 census Launceston St Stephen, Cornwall, England 1871 census
3 Apr 1881 James GUMBLETON (age 78) living in 1 Duke St, St Stephen in 1881 census St Stephen, Cornwall, England 1881 census
1881 Death registration of James GUMBLETON Launceston RD, Cornwall, England Civil registration death registers
4 May 1881 Burial of James GUMBLETON Launceston St Stephen, Cornwall, England Burials index


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