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Charles Harper

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  • Name Charles Harper 
    Born Abt 1791  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 27 Oct 1813 
    Pyrland, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2]
    Yeoman 
    Occupation 24 Dec 1819 
    Pyrland, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4]
    Farmer 
    Occupation 7 Feb 1822 
    Pyrland, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5]
    Farmer 
    Occupation 27 Jun 1824 
    Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6]
    Yeoman 
    Occupation 10 Dec 1826 
    Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7]
    Yeoman 
    Occupation 26 Nov 1828 
    Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8]
    Yeoman 
    Occupation 18 Dec 1831 
    Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9]
    Yeoman 
    Occupation 9 Nov 1834 
    Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10]
    Yeoman 
    Occupation 26 Dec 1837 
    Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11]
    Yeoman 
    Occupation 28 Jan 1841  [12
    Yeoman 
    Census 6 Jun 1841 
    Up Cheddon, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1]
    Age: 50 
    1841 Census: Up Cheddon, Cheddon Fitzpaine
    1841 Census: Up Cheddon, Cheddon Fitzpaine
    The extent of Manor Farm, Upper Cheddon, Somerset
    The extent of Manor Farm, Upper Cheddon, Somerset
    The 1888 Ordnance Survey map, overlaid with data from the 1840 tithe map, showing the extend of lands leased by Charles Harper. It is thought that in 1840 the farm was known as 'Upper Cheddon Farm', and was renamed 'Manor Farm' by Charles' son (also Charles), possibly to raise its status.
    Occupation 6 Jun 1841  [1
    Farmer 
    Died 11 Mar 1851 
    Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 14]
    Will of Charles Harper, Cheddon Fitzpaine
    Will of Charles Harper, Cheddon Fitzpaine
    Buried 20 Mar 1851 
    St. Mary's Church, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
      [15, 16]
    Headstone of Charles Harper, d. 1851, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset
    Headstone of Charles Harper, d. 1851, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset
    Sacred
    to the memory of
    Charles Harper
    who died March 11th 1851
    Aged 61 years
    I know that my Redemeer liveth
    Also of
    Herbert Harper
    son of the above
    who died April 9th 1838
    Aged 19 years
    Also of
    Ellen Harper
    Daughter of the above
    Who died Nov. 27th 1838
    Aged 3 years
    Also of Mary
    Wife of the above
    Charles Harper
    who died March 3rd 1866
    Aged 73 years
    Burial Record: Charles Harper (1851)
    Burial Record: Charles Harper (1851)
    Person ID I60 
    Cocks/Baker
    Last Modified 12 Jan 2018 

    Family Mary Curry,   b. Bef 9 Sep 1792, Taunton, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1866, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 73 years) 
    Married 24 Dec 1811 
    St. James' Church, Taunton, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
      [17]
    Type: Licence 
    • Mary was a minor, with the consent of her father [17]
    • Witnesses were James Bailey and Martha Curry. [17]
    Marriage Record: Charles Harper and Mary Curry (1811)
    Marriage Record: Charles Harper and Mary Curry (1811)
    Children 
     1. Henry Charles Harper,   b. Bef 27 Oct 1813, Pyrland, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Elizabeth Harper,   b. Bef 24 Dec 1819, Pyrland, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Oct 1884, 358 Manchester Road, Poplar, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 64 years)
     3. Herbert Harper,   b. Bef 24 Dec 1819, Pyrland, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1838, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 18 years)
     4. Lydia Harper,   b. Bef 7 Feb 1822, Pyrland, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    +5. Charles Harper,   b. Bef 27 Jun 1824, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1875, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 50 years)
    +6. Mary Harper,   b. Bef 10 Dec 1826, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. George Harper,   b. Bef 26 Nov 1828, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Emma Harper,   b. Bef 18 Dec 1831, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Ellen Harper,   b. Bef 9 Nov 1834, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1838, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 4 years)
     10. Julia Harper,   b. Bef 26 Dec 1837, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F179 
    Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Type: Licence - 24 Dec 1811 - St. James' Church, Taunton, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Henry Charles Harper - Bef 27 Oct 1813 - Pyrland, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Yeoman - 27 Oct 1813 - Pyrland, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Elizabeth Harper - Bef 24 Dec 1819 - Pyrland, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Herbert Harper - Bef 24 Dec 1819 - Pyrland, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 24 Dec 1819 - Pyrland, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Lydia Harper - Bef 7 Feb 1822 - Pyrland, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 7 Feb 1822 - Pyrland, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Charles Harper - Bef 27 Jun 1824 - Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Yeoman - 27 Jun 1824 - Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Mary Harper - Bef 10 Dec 1826 - Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Yeoman - 10 Dec 1826 - Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - George Harper - Bef 26 Nov 1828 - Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Yeoman - 26 Nov 1828 - Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Emma Harper - Bef 18 Dec 1831 - Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Yeoman - 18 Dec 1831 - Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Ellen Harper - Bef 9 Nov 1834 - Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Yeoman - 9 Nov 1834 - Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Julia Harper - Bef 26 Dec 1837 - Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Yeoman - 26 Dec 1837 - Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 50 - 6 Jun 1841 - Up Cheddon, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Mar 1851 - Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 20 Mar 1851 - St. Mary's Church, Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
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    Manor Farm, Upper Cheddon, Cheddon Fitzpaine
    Manor Farm, Upper Cheddon, Cheddon Fitzpaine (6)
    It is though that prior to c. 1870, this farm was known as Upper Cheddon Farm, and was the home of Charles Harper and his descendants.

  • Sources 
    1. [S368] 1841 Census.

    2. [S2] Parish Records, Baptism of Henry Charles Harper.

    3. [S111] Parish Baptisms: Taunton St. James, Somerset, 1813–1837, 40.

    4. [S109] Website: Freereg, link.

    5. [S2] Parish Records, Baptism of Lydia.

    6. [S2] Parish Records, Baptism of Charles.

    7. [S2] Parish Records, Baptism of Mary.

    8. [S2] Parish Records, Baptism of George.

    9. [S2] Parish Records, Baptism of Emma.

    10. [S2] Parish Records, Baptism of Ellen.

    11. [S2] Parish Records, Baptism of Julia Susanna.

    12. [S109] Website: Freereg, link.

    13. [S7] GRO Index, 1851 Q1, Taunton, Vol 10, pg 348.

    14. [S177] Headstone: Charles Harper (d. 1851).

    15. [S4] Website: Familysearch, link.

    16. [S347] Burial Record: Charles Harper (1851).

    17. [S68] Parish Marriages: Taunton St. James, Somerset, 1807–1823, 29.