Fanny GUMBLETON


Name: Fanny GUMBLETON  P0035 
Born: 1842  Westhampnett RD, Sussex, England
Baptised: 9 Oct 1842  Eastdean nr Chichester, Sussex, England
Parents: Robert GUMBLETON Eliza KING
Died:1880 Westhampnett RD, Sussex, England
Occupation:Cook and general servant   
Spouse 1Charles AUSTIN
Married 21 Jan 1874
Eastdean nr Chichester, Sussex, England
Fanny Gumbleton was a daughter of Robert Gumbleton and Eliza nee King. Robert was a hurdle-maker in the village of Eastdean near Chichester, Sussex. Hurdles were made from wattle, usually of hazel or willow, by placing upright sticks in holes in a log and weaving split branches between them. Historically they were used to pen livestock such as sheep.

Fanny has not been found in the 1861 census, but in 1871, she was working as a cook and general servant at Fair Field House, Eastdean, Sussex.

In 1874, she married Charles Austin, at Eastdean.

Fanny Austin died aged 37 in 1880, in the Westhampnett Registration District. (Vol. 2b p237). In the 1881 census, Charles Austin, a widower, was a blacksmith in Eastdean. 

DateEventPlaceReference
1842 Sep Qr Birth registration of Fanny GUMBLETON Westhampnett RD, Sussex, England Civil registration birth registers
9 Oct 1842 Baptism of Fanny GUMBLETON Eastdean nr Chichester, Sussex, England Baptisms index
30 Mar 1851 Frances GUMBLETON (age 8) living in Eastdean , Sussex in 1851 census Eastdean nr Chichester, Sussex, England 1851 census
2 Apr 1871 Fanny GUMBLETON (age 28) living in Fair Field House, Eastdean, Sussex in 1871 census Eastdean nr Chichester, Sussex, England 1871 census
1874 Mar Qr Marriage registration of Fanny Gumbleton Westhampnett RD, Sussex, England Civil marriage registers
21 Jan 1874 Marriage of Fanny GUMBLETON and Charles AUSTIN Eastdean nr Chichester, Sussex, England Marriage index


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