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bulletBrowne, Johnson, Merry, Nichols, Nursey, Reader, Woodcock,
bulletJohn WRIGHT of Flordon, NFK - His Descendants
bulletAncestors of Harriet A Matthewson
bulletAncestors of Emma HANNANT
bulletAlso ~ Breeze, Dowsen, Gunton, Porter, Warnes
bulletAncestors of Harriet Emma QUANTRELL
bulletAlso ~ Batley, Dye, Gaff, Howel, Kemp, Mendham, Sealy, Skinner, Ward, Webb
bulletDRAKE Family - Freemen of Norwich Notes for Thomas Samuel I, II, III and William Walter Drake
bulletDescendants of Thomas Drake
bulletAncestors of Emma HENDRY of Watton
bulletFrom Norwich and Norfolk Villages (Norwich Area Map)
bulletBeechamwell, Blofield, Bunwell, Chedgrave, Cringleford, Deopham
bulletE Carleton, E Lexham, Forncett, Fundenhall, Heckingham, Heigham, Hemblington
bulletKetteringham, Kirby Cane, Little Fransham, Moulton, North Lopham, Oxborough
bulletPoringland, Pulham St Mary, Pulham Market, Raveningham, Salhouse
bulletSeething, Stockton, Swaffham, Taverham, Tharston, Thorpe Hamlet (next Norwich)

 

 Patricia Clare WRIGHT was born in Cringleford, NFK. She was the daughter of Edgar Alfred WRIGHT and Kate Emma DRAKE. She married Brian SIMPSON, in High Wycombe, Bucks. He was born in Grove Hill, Middlesbrough, YKS, the son of Arthur Westgarth SIMPSON and Jane JARVIS.

Generation No. 3

Edgar Alfred  WRIGHT, born 14 Jun 1903 in 22 Howe St., Heigham, Norwich, NFK5; died 1964 in Oxford Hospital. He was the son of Alfred Edgar WRIGHT and Amelia GREEN. He married Kate Emma  DRAKE about 1930 in Norwich, NFK. She was born 30 Dec 1896 in 10 Rope Row, Norwich St Clement, NFK6; died 24 May 1992 in Bournemouth, Hants.7. She was the daughter of William Walter DRAKE and Harriett Emma  QUANTRELL.            ( Click here for more on the DRAKEs )

Generation No. 4

Alfred Edgar WRIGHT, born 1882-1883 in NFK; died 21 Feb 1963 in 15 Swain Ct.,  Peterborough, Northants. He was the son of Archdale WRIGHT (see John Wright of Flordon descendents) and Emma Hendry. He married Amelia GREEN She was born 23 Apr 1883 Norwich, NFK; and died 8 Jun 1974 in Peterborough Hospital, Northants.. She was the daughter of Henry Thomas GREEN and Harriet MATTHEWSON

William Walter DRAKE, born 10 Feb 1866 in Green Hills, (Norwich St Clement), NFK11; died 1946 - 1947 in Denmark Rd., Norwich St Clement, NFK12. He was the son of Thomas Samuel DRAKE III and Emma HANNENT. He married Harriett Emma QUANTRELL Oct - Dec 1892 in Norwich, NFK13.14,15. She was born 2 Jan 1864 in Barnard's Bldgs., Norwich St Peter per Mountergate, NFK16; died 1949 - 1953 in Flackwell Heath, Bucks.17,17. She was the daughter of James QUANTRELL and Sarah Anne WARD.

Children of William DRAKE and Harriett QUANTRELL are:

i. May Rosa DRAKE Born May 1893 and died age 5.

ii. Valentine DRAKE, born 13 Feb 1895  in NFK. and died in March 1983 in Hellesden Hospital, NFK

iii. Kate Emma  DRAKE, born 30 Dec 1896 in 10 Rope Row, Norwich St Clement, NFK; died 24 May 1992  in  Poole, DOR; married Edgar Alfred  WRIGHT  in Norwich, NFK.

iv. William Walter DRAKE, born 1899 in Norwich, NFK.

Generation No.5

Henry Thomas GREEN, born 1857 in Norwich, NFK; was the son of Henry GREEN and Harriet HORSLEY. He died 1942 in Norwich St Julian. He married Harriet Mattewson, born 1865 in Taverham, NFK; died after 1891 in King St., Norwich St Julian, NFK.

Children of Henry GREEN and Harriet A Matthewson are:

i. Amelia GREEN, born 23 Apr 1883 in Norwich, NFK; died 8 Jun 1974 in  Peterborough, Northants; married Alfred Edgar Wright  9 March 1903 in Norwich, NFK.

ii.   Henry Thomas GREEN, born Apr-Jun 1886.

iii.   William GREEN, born Jan-Mar 1890 in Norwich St Julian, NFK.

  Thomas Samuel DRAKE III, born Dec 1833 in Rose Lane, Norwich St Peter Parmentergate, NFK; He was the son of Thomas Samuel DRAKE II and Mary Ann MERRY. He married Emma Ellen HANNENT on 9 May 1856 in  St Margaret's chapel, Norwich St. Augustine, NFK. She was born 1833 - 1834 in Norwich St Augustine, NFK; died after 1901 in Rope Row, Norwich St Clement, NFK. She was the daughter of Robert Jones HANNENT and Mary Ann KNIGHTS.

Children of Thomas DRAKE and Emma HANNENT are:

i. Henry George DRAKE, born 1857 in Norwich St Augustine, NFK24; died after 1881 in Lower Hellesden Rd, Rope Makers Walk, Norwich St Clement, NFK; married Mary Ann ? about 1877 in Norwich St Martin, NFK; born 1857 in Norwich St Martin, NFK; died after 1891 in Heigham, NFK.

ii. Rosa Agnes DRAKE, born 1859 in St Augustine's, Norwich, NFK; died after 1934 in Beaconsfield Rd, Norwich St Clement, NFK Married Frederick ALDEN II

iii. Emma Ellen DRAKE, born 1861 in St Augustine's, Norwich, NFK24; died 1954 in 39 Beaconsfield Rd., Norwich, NFK ; married Abraham Woolfe 1881 - 1937 in Norwich, NFK; born after 1851 Possibly from Cambridge or Histon, CAMBS; died 1935 - 1937 in 39 Beaconsfield Rd., Norwich, NFK ?.

iv. Thomas Robert DRAKE, born 1864 in Norwich St Clement, NFK; died 1947 in Old Catton, Norwich NFK. He married Anne Emma Ashby.

v. William Walter DRAKE, born 10 Feb 1866 in GREEN Hills, (Norwich St Clement), NFK; died 1946 - 1947 in Denmark Rd., Norwich St Clement, NFK; married Harriett Emma QUANTRELL Oct - Dec 1892 in Norwich, NFK.

vi. Arthur E DRAKE, born 1868 in Norwich St Clement, NFK.

vii. Alice DRAKE, born 1870 in Norwich St Clement, NFK.

viii. Kate DRAKE, born 1873 in Norwich St Clement, NFK.

ix. Herbert J DRAKE, born 1879 in Norwich St Clement, NFK.

Generation No. 6

Henry GREEN, born  5 Sep 1836 in Norwich St Augustine, NFK; died 1935 in King St, Norwich St Julian, NFK.  He was the son of James GREEN and Anne ?.  He married Harriet DIVER about 1855 in Norwich. She was the daughter of Jabez DIVER and Emily MOORE, born 1833 in Norwich, NFK; died after 1881 in King St, Norwich St Julian, NFK.

      Children of Henry GREEN and Harriet DIVER are:

         i.  Henry Thomas GREEN, born 1857 in Norwich, NFK; died 1942; married Harriet Matthewson 1882 in Norwich.

        ii.  Samuel GREEN

        iii.  Sarah GREEN

        iv.  Thomas GREEN bef Jun 1861

        v.   Harriet GREEN born 1862

Thomas Samuel  DRAKE II, born 24 May 1807 in Norwich St Augustine, NFK33; died 1885 in Norwich St Peter Parmentergate, NFK. He was the son of Thomas Samuel DRAKE and Ann NICHOLS. He married Mary Ann Merry  26 Sep 1833 in St Bartholomew, Heigham, NFK34.She was born 1807 in Norwich, NFK; died 1857-1881 in Norwich St Peter Parmentergate, NFK. Thomas and Mary Ann had the following children:

i. Thomas Samuel  DRAKE III, born Dec 1833 in Rose Lane, Norwich St Peter Parmentergate, NFK; died 1883 - 1899 in St Augustine's Rd., Norwich St Clement, NFK; married Emma  HANNENT Mar 1851 - 1859 in Norwich St Augustine, NFK.

ii. Walter Charles DRAKE, born 1835 in Norwich St Peter Parmentergate, NFK; died after 1851 in Norwich St Peter Parmentergate, NFK.

iii. Benjamin DRAKE, born 1837 in Norwich St Peter Parmentergate, NFK; died after Apr 1881 in Norwich St Peter Parmentergate, NFK; married Caroline Mallett about 1859 in Norwich St Peter Parmentergate, NFK ?; born 1840 in Norwich St Clement, NFK; died after 1881 in Norwich St Peter Parmentergate, NFK.

iv. Robert DRAKE, born 1839 in Rose Lane, Norwich St Peter Parmentergate, NFK; died after Apr 1881 in 28 Sussex St., Norwich St Clement, NFK; married Louisa Pearse 1860 - Mar 1881 in NFK; born 1842 in Heckingham, NFK; died after 1881 in Norwich St Clement, NFK.

v. Mary Ann DRAKE, born 1841 - 1842 in Rose Lane, Norwich St Peter Parmentergate, NFK35; died after 1883 in Rose Lane, Norwich St Peter Parmentergate, NFK.

vi. George DRAKE, born 1847 in Rose Lane, Norwich St Peter Parmentergate, NFK36; died after Apr 1881 in Horse fair, Norwich St Mary in the Marsh, NFK; married Ann Elizabeth ? a1868 in Heigham, Norwich, NFK ?; born 1846 in Aldburgh, SFK; died after 1881 .

Robert Jones  HANNENT, born 1807 in Norwich St Martin at Palace, NFK; died after 1851 in Norwich St Augustine, NFK. He was the son of Francis Hannante and Ann GUNTON. He married Mary Ann KNIGHTS 1832 in Sprowston, NFK. She was born 1811 in Norwich, NFK, the daughter of Thomas and Charlotte KNIGHTS. She died after 1856 in Norwich St Augustine, NFK. Children of Robert and Mary Ann are:

i. Emma Ellen HANNENT, born 1833 - 1834 in Norwich St Augustine, NFK; died after 1883 in Rope Row, Norwich St Clement, NFK; married Thomas Samuel  DRAKE III 1856 in Norwich St Augustine, NFK.

ii. Joseph William HANNENT, born 1835 - 1836 in Norwich, NFK; died after 1881 in Angel Rd., Norwich St Clement, NFK; married Sophia Barnes 26 Dec 1859 in Norwich St Augustine, NFK; born 1835 - 1836 in Norwich, NFK; died after 1881 in Angel Rd., Norwich St Clement, NFK.

iii. Frederick HANNENT, born 1838 - 1839 in Norwich St Augustine, NFK; died 1871 - 1881 in Norwich St Augustine, NFK; married Eliza Delph 11 Oct 1863 in Norwich St Augustine, NFK; born 1838 in Norwich, NFK; died after 1881 in Nunns Yd, St Augustine's St., Norwich St Augustine, NFK.

iv. Robert HANNENT II, born 1841 - 1842 in Norwich St Augustine, NFK.

v. Alfred HANNENT, born 1844 in Norwich St Augustine, NFK; died after 1881 in Garden House, Bixley, NFK; married Edith Murrell about 1875; born 1848 in Gt Yarmouth, NFK; died after 1881 in Garden House, Bixley, NFK.

vi. Henry HANNENT, born 1848 - 1849 in Norwich St Augustine, NFK; died after 1881 in Heigham, NFk; married Frances Goss 1868 She was born 1848 - 1849 in Marsham, NFK; died after 1881 in Heigham, NFk.

Generation No. 7

James GREEN, born 1791 in Norwich, NFK; died 1851-1864 in Norwich St Augustine, NFK. He was the son of Thomas Green and Sarah BAXTER. He married Anne Chaplin in 1816.  He married Anne ? about 1829. She was born 1815 - 1816 in Norwich, NFK; died after 1851 in Norwich St Augustine, NFK. James was a weaver.

      Children of James GREEN and Anne CHAPLIN are:

            i.    James GREEN born 1817

            ii    Richard GREEN born 1828

        Children of James GREEN and Anne ? are:

i.   Richard GREEN, born 1830 in Norwich St Augustine, NFK. 

ii.   Henry GREEN, born 1836 in Norwich, NFK; 1881 in King St, Norwich St Julian, NFK; married Harriet DIVER about 1857.

Thomas Samuel  DRAKE, born 1782 in Norwich, NFK; died 1851 - 1881 in Norwich St Helen, NFK. He was the son of Thomas Drake and a Worstead weaver like his father. He married Ann  NICHOLS 10 Mar 1803 in Norwich St Augustine, NFK40. She was born 1782 in Norwich St Augustine, NFK; died after 1851 in The Great Hospital, Norwich St Helen, NFK. She was the daughter of Thomas  NICHOLS and Mary  NURSEY

Children of Thomas DRAKE and Ann NICHOLS are:

i. Robert DRAKE, born 1803 - 8 Jan 1804 in Norwich St Augustine, NFK; died after 12 Jan 1825 in Norwich, NFK.

ii. Mary Ann DRAKE, born 1805 in Norwich St Augustine, NFK.

iii. Thomas Samuel DRAKE II, born 24 May 1807 in Norwich St Augustine, NFK; married Mary Ann MERRY 26 Sep 1833 in St Bartholomew, Heigham, NFK.

iv. Walter DRAKE, born 1811 in Norwich St Augustine, NFK; died Bef. 1851.

Francis  Hannante, born 1777 in Norwich, NFK ; died after 1851 in Norwich St Helen, NFK. He was the son of Daniel Hannent and Martha PORTER. He married Ann GUNTON, born 1777 in Wroxham, NFK; She was the daughter of John GUNTON II and Mary WARNES.

i. George HANNENT, christened 30 Jun 1805 in Norwich St Martin at Palace, NFK.

ii. Robert Jones HANNENT, born 1807 in Norwich St Martin at Palace; married Mary Ann KNIGHTS 

iii. Francis HANNENT II, christened 15 Jul 1810, Norwich St Martin at Palace, NFK

iv. Mary Ann HANNENT, christened 27 Jun 1813, Norwich St Martin at Palace.

v. Sarah Ann HANNENT, christened  22 Sep 1816, Norwich St Martin at Palace.

vi. William Edward HANNENT, christened 8 Nov 1818, Norwich St Martin at Palace.

Generation No. 8

Thomas  DRAKE, born about 1752, was a Freeman of Norwich and a Worstead weaver in 1773.

i. Thomas Samuel  DRAKE, born 1782 in Norwich, NFK; died 1851 - 1881 in Norwich St Helen, NFK; married Ann  NICHOLS 10 Mar 1803 in Norwich St Augustine, NFK.

ii. John George DRAKE, born 1790 in Norwich, NFK; died after 1851 in Foundry Yd., Norwich St Julian49; married Sophia Saunders 12 Oct 1815 in Kimberley, NFK50; born 1787 in Kimberley, NFK; died after 1851 in Norwich St Julian, NFK.

iii. Henry DRAKE, born 1791 in Norwich, NFK; died after 1851 in King St., Norwich St Peter Parmentergate, NFK; married Susanna Shephard 5 Apr 1812 in Norwich St Paul, NFK51; born 1794 in Norwich, NFK; died after 1851 in King St., Norwich St Peter Parmentergate, NFK.

iv. Francis DRAKE, born 1803 in Norwich, NFK; died after 1851 in Betts Bldgs, City Rd., Heigham, NFK; married Mary ? about 1823; born 1797 in Barford, NFK; died after 1851 in Betts Bldgs, City Rd., Heigham, NFK.

Thomas  NICHOLS, born 1752 in Norwich St Peter Mancroft, NFK; died 1823 age 71 in Norwich St George Tombland, NFK. He married Mary NURSEY 25 Dec 1774 in Norwich St Stephen, NFK. Mary was the daughter of  John NURSEY and Mary Steward.

i.  Thomas Nichols born 1776

ii.  Mary NICHOLS, born 1778 in Norwich St Augustine, NFK.

iii. Robert NICHOLS, born 1780.

iv. Ann NICHOLS, born 1782 in Norwich St Augustine, NFK; died after 1851 in The Great Hospital, Norwich St Helen, NFK; married Thomas Samuel DRAKE 10 Mar 1803 in Norwich St Augustine, NFK.

John  GUNTON II, born about 1746 in Woodbastwick, NFK; He was the son of John GUNTON and Mary BREEZE. He married Mary WARNES 20 Jun 1763 in Woodbastwick, NFK53.

i. John GUNTON III, born 1763 in Woodbastwick, NFK; died after 1851 in Blofield, NFK; married Margaret Halesworth about 1783; born about 1762; died 1801 - 1851 in Woodbastwick, NFK.

ii. Ann GUNTON, born 1777 in Wroxham, NFK;  married Francis Hannante about 1804

iii. Sarah GUNTON, born 1778 in Woodbastwick, NFK.

Generation No.9

John GUNTON,  christened 23 Dec 1711 in Woodbastwick, NFK was the son of Andrew GUNTON and  Elizabeth  JOHNSON. He married Mary BREEZE 23 Apr 1738 in Woodbastwick, NFK61 . They had the following children:

i. Ann GUNTON, born 1744 in  Woodbastwick, NFK.

 ii. John  GUNTON II, born about 1746 in Woodbastwick, NFK married Mary  WARNES 20 Jun 1763 in Woodbastwick, NFK.

iii. James GUNTON, christened 29 May 1748 in Woodbastwick, NFK62. He married Mary Atwood 24 Oct 1769 in Woodbastwick, NFK.63.

Generation No. 10

Andrew GUNTON, of Woodbastwick,

i. John GUNTON, christened 23 Dec 1711, married Mary BREEZE 23 Apr 1738 in Woodbastwick, NFK.

ii. Andrew GUNTON II, christened 29 Nov 1713, married Elizabeth ?.

Robert  WOODCOCK II, born 1690 in Attleborough, NFK; died Aft. 1732 in Burgh Le High, LINCS. He was the son of Robert WOODCOCK and Susannah READER. He married Mary PAYNE 3 Mar 1710/11 in Attleborough, NFK. She was born 1688 in Attleborough, NFK. She was the daughter of William PAYNE and Mary PILGRIM. Their children were all born in Attleborough, NFK.

i. Sarah WOODCOCK, born 1718 , married Robert Colds 17 May 1737 in Attleborough73.

ii. William WOODCOCK, born 1720

iii. Robert WOODCOCK III, born 1723

iv. Christian WOODCOCK, born 1729 

v. Susannah WOODCOCK, born 1729 and died  between 1753 - 1759. She married Thomas DYE 20 May 1746 in Attleborough, NFK74.

vi. Elizabeth  WOODCOCK, born 1732 ; died Aft. 1765 in Attleborough, NFK. She also married Thomas Dye 1754-1760.

Endnotes

4-6, 11, 14, 16, 25. Certificate, Birth 
7, 12, 17. Patricia C (WRIGHT) Simpson -.
8. Jill (WRIGHT) Harper -, Corresp 12/98.
9. "[Certificate]," Marriage 
10, 19-24, 32. [Census - 1881] UK, (taken Sun Apr. 3rd./4th.).
13. Archdeacon's Transcripts.
15. Psalter and Hymnal inscription 
26, 37, 45, 72. Jenifer Edmonds, [J1169] QUANTRELL around the World..
33, 38-40, 43-44, 46-54, 57-63, 66-71.  LDS, (http://www.familysearch.com/ 1999)
34. BT's at Norwich PRO per K Simpson 1/2000.
35, 55. [Census - 1851] DVN/NFK/WAR, (LDS CD) taken Sun Mar 30/31.
36. [MY NOTE] :, based on ages in censuses and being 21 when he became a freemen.
41. [MY NOTE] :, Mulbarton is 2.2 miles from Ketteringham.
42. On Marriage Banns.
56. MY NOTE :, This date shown as 1759 which is unlikely. I assume this is mis read from 1779.
64-65. [e-mail] Colin QUANTRILL, 2/15/2000, also birth and death dates for sons Francis.

 

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