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Harriett Emma Quantrell was born 2 Jan 1864 in Norwich St Peter Parmentergate, NFK3 and died Jan 1955 - Dec 1956 in Flackwell Heath, Bucks.4,5 where she had lived with her daughter Kate Emma and son-in-law,   Edgar Wright, in the 1940s. She was buried at Wooburn, Bucks. She was the daughter of  James Quantrell and Sarah Anne Ward

 

Signature of H E Quantrell (from Hymnal fly sheet)

Harriett was apprenticed to her aunt, Emma Ward, a Dressmaker in Cheetham Hill, Lancashire from 1872 (age 14) to 1884.

She was a dressmaker in her own right in 1891 and had returned to Norwich between 1891 and 1893.

She married William Walter Drake  on 31 Oct 1892 in Christchurch, New Catton, NFK6,7. He was born 10 Feb 1866 in Green Hills, (Norwich St Clement), NFK8, and died in 1941 in Norwich St Clement, NFK9. He was the son of Thomas Samuel Drake III and Emma Hannent

 

Harriett Emma Quantrell and William Walter Drake had five children: May Rosa, Valentine, Kate Emma, William Walter and Emma Rosa.

Generation No. 2

James Quantrell, born 28 Mar 1838 in Thorpe Hamlet, NFK; died after 1892 in Philadelphia Lane, Norwich St Clement, NFK24. He was the son of William Quantrill and Maria Potter. James was a tobacco packer in 1881 and a gardener from 1891-1901. He married Sarah Anne Ward 18 Oct 1863 in Norwich St Julian. She was born 1841 in Forncett St Peter, NFK. in 1881, she was living with her daughter Emma in LANCS and was living in 1891 and March 1901 in Norwich St Clement, NFK. She was the daughter of Thomas Ward and Elizabeth Batley.

Children of James Quantrell and Sarah Anne Ward are:

i. Harriett Emma Quantrell, born 2 Jan 1864 in Norwich St Peter parmentergate, NFK; died Jan 1955 - Dec 1956 in Flackwell Heath, Bucks; married William Walter Drake 31 Oct 1892 in Christchurch, New Catton, Norwich, NFK.

ii. Edward James Quantrell, born 26 Nov 1865 in Norwich St Julian, NFK27; was living in 1891 in Norwich St Clement, NFK. He was a Printer

iii. Walter W Quantrell, born 1870 - 1871 in Norwich, NFK; was living in 1891 in Norwich St Clement, NFK. He was a Cabinet Maker

iv. Martha Maria Quantrell28, born 1872 - 1873 in Norwich, NFK; was living in 1892 in Norwich St Clement, NFK.

v. Alfred G Quantrell, born 1875 - 1876 in Norwich, NFK; was living in 1891 in Norwich St Clement, NFK. In 1891 his occupation was Apprentice Whitesmith.

vi. Emma Elizabeth Quantrell, born 1877 - 1878 in Norwich, NFK; was living in 1891 in Norwich St Clement, NFK. She married Abraham Woolfe 1903 in Norwich. Emma was a ladies costumier at Beaconsfield Rd 1937-1954. her husband was a tailor at the same address 1924-1935.

vii. Rosa Quantrell, born 1882 in Norwich, NFK; was living in 1891 in Norwich St Clement, NFK with her sister Emma.

Generation No. 3

William Quantrill, born 23 Apr 1809 in Tharston, NFK29; He was a retired Bricklayer in 1891, lodging at 13 Sherbourne Place, Norwich St Ethelred, NFK.31 He was the son of Tuesday Quantrill and Edna Howel. He married Maria Potter about 1830. She was born 1800-1801 in NFK; She died Jan-Mar 1875 in Thorpe Road, Thorpe Next Norwich, NFK age 75. 30 

Children of William Quantrill and Maria Potter are:

i. William Quantrell II, born 1836 in Thorpe Hamlet, NFK; was living in 1891 in Norwich St Ethelred, NFK; married Elizabeth ; born 1843 in Norwich, NFK; was living in 1881 in Norwich St Ethelred, NFK. William was a Gardener, Elizabeth was a Dressmaker.

 ii. James Quantrell, born 1838 in Thorpe Hamlet, NFK; was living in 1892 in Cann's Bldg., Philadelphia Lane, Norwich St Clement, NFK; married Sarah Anne Ward.

iii. George Quantrell, born 1847 in Norwich Thorpe Hamlet, NFK; was living in 1891 in Sherborne Pl., Norwich St Ethelred, NFK; married Hannah Taylor , born 1847 - 1848 in Poringland, NFK; was living in 1891 in Sherborne Pl., Norwich St Ethelred, NFK. George was a Bricklayer's labourer.

iv. Harriet Quantrell, born Mar 1849 - Mar 1850 in Norwich Thorpe Hamlet, NFK; was living in 1881; married Edward Henry Butler 8 Apr 1879 in St Peter Parmentergate, Norwich, NFK.

v. Eliza Quantrell, born 1853 in Tasburgh, NFK was living in 1881 in Droxford, HANTS where she was employed as a housemaid to a lawyer.

Thomas Ward, born 1820  in Forncett St Peter, NFK (Christening: 24 Jun 1821, Moulton St Mary, NFK34). He was the son of Richard Ward II and Lydia Gaff. He married Elizabeth Batley about 1840. She was born 1820 in Wacton, NFK; died after 1881 in Cheetham Hill, LANCS. She was the daughter of George Batley and Frances Webb. Thomas was a Farm Labourer and Roadman.

Children of Thomas Ward and Elizabeth Batley are:

i. Sarah Anne Ward, born 1841 in Forncett St Peter, NFK; was living in 1891 in Norwich St Clement, NFK; married James Quantrell .

ii. John Ward, born 1844 - 1845 in Forncett St Peter, NFK; was living in 1891 in Forncett St Peter, NFK; married Susanna ? Abt. 1862 in Forncett St Peter, NFK; born 1844 in Forncett St Peter, NFK; was living in 1891 in Forncett St Peter, NFK.

iii. William Ward, born 1846 in Forncett St Peter, NFK; was living in 1851.

iv. Maria Ward, born 1848 in Forncett St Peter, NFK; was living in 1881 in Forncett St Peter, NFK; married William Loveday.  He was born 1838 in Forncett St Peter, NFK; was living in 1881 in Forncett St Peter, NFK.

v. Samuel Ward, born Nov 1850 - Jan 1851 in Forncett St Peter, NFK.

vi. Emma Ward, born 1858 in Forncett St Peter, NFK. She was a dressmaker in Cheetham Hill, LANCS in 1881

vii. Thomas Ward II, born 1859 in Forncett St Peter, NFK; was living in 1881 in Bunwell, NFK; married Mary ? She was born 1861 in Forncett St Peter, NFK. His occupation in 1881 was Journeyman Bricklayer

Generation No. 4

Tuesday Quantrill, was christened 13 Jun 1767, in Wymondham, NFK35 He lived from 1789 to at least 1811 in Tharston, NFK. He was the son of Robert Quantrill and Hannah ?. He married Edna Howell in 1789 Forncett St Mary, NFK.

Children of Tuesday Quantrill and Edna Howell are:

i. James Quantrill36, born 1789 in Tharston, NFK; married Alice Kirke 18 Nov 1819 in St John de Sepulchre, Norwich, NFK by banns37,38 She was born 1798 in Burnham Ulph, NFK; was living in 1851 . Alice was christened: 18 Apr 1798 . James was a Master Butcher living in Lakenham in March 1851.

ii. Sarah Quantrill, born 26 May 1792 in Tharston, NFK41. In 1851 she was a widow living in Topers Sq., Norwich St Michael at Thorn, NFK; She married ? Knights Abt. 1812 in Tharston, NFK. He died 1842 - 1851 in Norwich, NFK.

iii. Elizabeth Quantrill, born 7 Oct 1795 in Tharston, NFK41; was living in 1851 in Stratton St Michael, NFK; married James Mendham. He was born 1794 - 1795 in Stratton St Michael, NFK; was living in 1851.

iv. William Quantrill, born 23 Apr 1809 in Tharston, NFK; was living in 1891 in Norwich St Ethelred, NFK; married Maria Potter c. 1836  

v. George Quantrill, born 15 Jul 1811 in Tharston, NFK41; died 1845 - 1851 in Stanford, NFK. occupation : 1845, Victualler at The Cock, Stanford

Richard Ward II, born 1790 - 1791 in Fundenhall, NFK; was living in 1851 in Forncett St Peter, NFK. He was the son of Richard Ward and  Susanna Dye. He married Lydia Gaff 15 Apr 1812 in East Lexham, NFK42. She was born 1789 in Moulton, NFK or Great Moulton; was living in 1851 in Forncett St Peter, NFK. Richard Ward was a farm labourer.

Children of Richard Ward and Lydia Gaff are:

i. Richard Ward III, born 1812  in Forncett St Peter, NFK; was christened 17 Jan 1813, Moulton St Michael, NFK43 and died 1881 - 1891 in Pulham St Mary Magdalen, NFK; married Mary ? She was born 1814; was living in 1837. In Apr 1881, Richard, aged 68 was a Pauper Inmate at Depwade Union Workhouse, NFK

ii. John Ward, born 1816 in Forncett St Peter, NFK; died 1881 - 1891 in Forncett St Peter, NFK; married Mary ? She was born 1817 in Forncett St Peter, NFK; was living in 1891 in Forncett St Peter, NFK.

iii. Thomas Ward, born 1820 in Forncett St Peter, NFK; was living in 1891 in Forncett St Peter, NFK; married Elizabeth Batley .

iv. Sarah Ward, born 1832.

George Batley, born 1783 in Wramplingham, NFK; died after 1851 in Wramplingham, NFK. He married Frances Webb 26 Apr 1813 in North Lopham, NFK44. She was born 1782 in Wreningham, NFK; was christened 10 May 1782, Blofield, NFK45 . She was the daughter of Luke WEBB and Judith Seely. George and Frances lived in Wacton in 1820, Shimpling in 1823 and Wramplingham in 1851. George was a labourer.

Children of George Batley and Frances Webb are:

i. Robert Batley, born 1817 in NFK; was living in 1851 in Runham, NFK; married Louisa ? Abt. 1846; born 1823 in Mulford, SFK; was living in 1851 in Runham, NFK.

ii. George Batley II, born 1819 in Kenninghall, NFK; died after 1881 in Wramplingham, NFK; His first wife died 1848 - 1851 in Wramplingham, NFK; He married Mary ? 1851 - 1881; born 1818 in Wymondham, NFK; was living in 1881 in Wramplingham, NFK.

iii. Elizabeth Batley, born 1820 in Wacton, NFK; was living in 1881 in Cheetham Hill, LANCS; married Thomas Ward.

iv. John Batley, born 1823 in Shimpling, NFK or Wacton; was living in 1891 in Newton St faiths, NFk; married Louisa Codling 1851 - 1854; born Abt. 1823; was living in 1854 in Hevingham 

Generation No. 5

Robert Quantrill, born Jan - 11 Mar 1729/30 in Wymondham, NFK and was christened at St Mary the Virgin on 2 Aug 173047; died 1801 and was buried at St Michael, Bunwell, NFK.46  11 Mar 1801. He was the son of Francis Quantrill II and Sarah Mendham. He married Hannah ? about 1749.She was born in Hales, NFK ; was living in 1781 in Wymondham, NFK. Robert and Hannah moved 1738 - 1801 from Wymondham to Bunwell, NFK

Children of Robert Quantrill and Hannah ? are:

i. Robert Quantrill II, born  in Wymondham, NFK ; was living in 1782 in Bunwell, NFK; married Elizabeth Alden 17 Apr 1769 in Carleton Rode, NFK48

ii. Tabitha Quantrill, born 1754 in Hales, NFK ?; died in Infancy. She was buried  7 Apr 1754, Hales, NFK49

iii. John Quantrill, born 1756 in Wymondham, NFK; was living in 1812 in Hempstead, NFK; married Elizabeth Pease. She was born 1758 in Howe, NFK; was living in 1812 in Hempstead, NFK. John was christened 28 Aug 1756, Wymondham, NFK49 John and Elizabeth lived from 1776 - 1799 in Bedingham, NFK

iv. Sarah Quantrill, christened 25 Apr 1759 in Wymondham, NFK51

v. Francis Quantrill, christened  21 Mar 1764, Wymondham, NFK51

vi. Tuesday Quantrill, born 1765 - 1767 in Wymondham, NFK of Tasburgh/ Tharston; was living in 1811 in Tharston, NFK; married Edna Howell 1789 Forncett St Mary.

vii. Sarah Quantrill, born 1768 - 1772 in Wymondham, NFK; married William Nunn 28 Nov 1808 in Hapton, NFK51

viii. Catherine Quantrill, born 1773 - 1781 in Wymondham, NFK; married William Smith 8 Jul 1800 in Bunwell, NFK52.

Richard Ward, was christened 11 Jan 1780, Beechamwell, NFK and was living in Mar 1851 in Swaffam, NFK. He was the son of George Ward II and Susan Wingfield. He married Susanna Dye on 31 Dec 1799 in Bunwell, NFK54. She was born 1765 in Swaffam, NFK55 . He was living in 1851. Richard was a farm labourer

Children of Richard Ward and Susanna Dye are:

i. Richard Ward II, born 1790-1 in Fundenhall; married Lydia Gaff 15 Apr 1812 in E Lexham, NFK.

ii. William Ward, married Ann Gaff on 23 Nov 1823 in Moulton St Michael, NFK

Luke Webb married Judith Seely 6 Apr 1777 in Blofield, NFK. She was christened 7 Jan 1754 in Blofield, NFK. She was the daughter of John Sealy and Elizabeth Skinner.

Children of Luke Webb and Judith Seely are:

i. Elizabeth Webb, christened 5 Sep 1779 in Blofield57

ii. Frances Webb, born 1782 in Wreningham, NFK; died after 1851 in Wramplingham, NFK; Frances married George Batley  26 Apr 1813 in North Lopham, NFK.

iii. Sarah Webb, christened 20 Dec 1784; married John Gowing 6 Jan 1808 in Blofield.

iv. Rebecca Webb, christened 9 Nov 1791.

v. Mariann Webb, christened 24 Jun 1795.

Generation No. 6

Francis Quantrill II, was the son of Francis QUANTRILL and Elizabeth Stone. He married Sarah Mendham 10 Oct 1721 in East Carleton, NFK 58. She died Jan 1731 - Aug 1732 in Wymondham, NFK. She was the daughter of Thomas Mendham II and Sarah ?  Francis and Sarah Quantrill moved from East Carleton to Wymondham between 1725 and 1726. 

 (Go to : Outline of Francis' descendants)

Children of Francis Quantrill and Sarah Mendham are:

i. Francis Quantrill, born 1722 in East Carleton, NFK; died 14 Jun 1722 in Infancy.60,61

ii. Francis Quantrill, born 1723 in East Carleton, NFK; died 3 Sep 1723 in Infancy.62,63

iii. Elizabeth Quantrill, born 1725 in East Carleton, NFK; died before 1731 in Childhood.

iv. Sarah Quantrill, born 1726 in Wymondham, NFK.

v. Robert Quantrill, born 1730 in Wymondham, NFK; died 1801; married Hannah ? 

vi. Elizabeth Quantrill, born 1730 - 1731 in Wymondham, NFK.

Francis also married Katherine Staffer on 25 Sep 1732 in Wymondham. They had three children all christened in Wymondham : Anne in 1733, Mary 1736 and Francis III in 1738

George Ward II, was christened at St Mary Beechamwell 15 Apr 1750 65 and was living in 1794 in Swaffham, NFK. He was the son of George WARD and Mary ? He married Susan Wingfield 27 Apr 1775 in St Mary, Beechamwell, NFK64. She was the daughter of Robert Wingfield.

Children of George Ward and Susan Wingfield are:

i. Henry Ward, was christened 26 Apr 1778, Beachamwell, NFK66 

ii. Richard Ward, born 1774 - 1775 in Beachamwell, NFK. He married Susanna Dye 31 Dec 1799 in Bunwell, NFK.

iii. George Ward III, christened 11 Jan 1780 in Beechamwell, NFK 67. He died before 1794.

iv. William Ward, born 1789 - 1790 in Swaffham, NFK. He married Mary. She was born 1791 in Ovington, NFK. He was a farm labourer and beer house keeper on Lynne St. in Swaffham in 1851.

v. George Ward III was born 1794 in Swaffham, NFK and married Lydia. They were living on Walton (Watton?) Road in Swaffham in 1851. She was born in Cley, NFK in 1793.

  John SEALY, was christened. 28 Jul 1706 in Blofield, NFK. He was the son of Roger Sealy and Elizabeth Kemp. He married Elizabeth Skinner 18 Oct 1731 in Blofield, NFK. She was christened 27 Jul 1711 in Salhouse, NFK 68. She was the daughter of William Skinner and Ann Fox.

Children (all christened in Blofield, NFK) of John Sealy and Elizabeth Skinner are:

  i. Elizabeth Seely, christened 11 Mar 1731/32.

 ii. Mary Seely, christened 7 Jul 1734.

iii. Ann Seely, christened 29 Aug 1737.

iv. Hannah Seely, christened 27 Jan 1738/39.

 v. Frances Seely, christened 16 Dec 1742.

vi. John Seely II, christened 13 Jul 1746.

vii. Sarah Seely, christened 17 Nov 1748.

viii. William Seely, christened 5 May 1750.

ix. Judith Seely, born 1753 - 1754  married Luke Webb 6 Apr 1777 in Blofield.

 x. Lydia Seely, christened 7 Jan 1756.

Endnotes

1, 18, 22. "Certificate - Birth," 
2, 16, 17. Psalter and Hymnal inscription
3. "[Certificate]," Birth 
4, 9-10, 15. Patricia Clare Wright 
5, 7. Richard Thomas Wright, Jackie.001 1 Jul 2000, #2 .
6. Archdeacon's Transcripts.
8. "[Certificate]," (own copy), 
11, 14, 31. [Census - 1881] UK, (taken Sun Apr. 3rd./4th.)
12. [Census - 1891] UK, (taken Sun Apr 5th/6th), online.
13. 27, 29, 35.39, 41, 47, 49, 51, 53, 61, 63. Jenifer Edmonds, [J1169] Quantrell around the World.
19. [J1168] Index of Norwich City Freemen 1752-1981
20. Patricia Clare (Wright) Simpson 
21. [Directory] Kelly's 1904, Landlord of the White Hart in Poringland (Others listed for 1900 and 1908).
23, 25. "[Certificate]," Birth of daughter Harriet.
24, 28. Witnessed the wedding of Harriet Emma to WW Drake 1892.
26. 32, 34, 37-38, 42-45, 48,50, 52, 56, 64-68. [Internet Site] LDS, (http://www.familysearch.com/ 1999)
30, 33, 55. [Census - 1851] taken Sun Mar 30/31,  DVN/NFK/WAR, (LDS CD)
36. On Marriage Banns.
40. MY NOTE : according to the 1851 census he was born in 1791.
46, 58-60. Colin Quantrill [e-mail], 
57. MY NOTE : This date shown as 1759 which is unlikely. I assume this is mis-read from 1779.
62. John Collier, [e-mail]  2/2000.
 

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