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Vilet  SNOWDEN

Vilet SNOWDEN

Male 1838 - 1912  (74 years)

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  • Name Vilet SNOWDEN  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Born 2 Apr 1838  St. Leonard, South Cockerington, Linconhire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 4, 8, 9, 10
    • See letter from Paul Snowden dated 27 Oct 2008
    Christened 29 Apr 1838  St. Leonard, South Cockerington, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • Bishop's Transcription, St. Leonard's Church, South Cockerington Parish, Lincolnshire, England; FHL BritishFilm #421970 item 1
    Gender Male 
    Birth 29 Apr 1838  St. Leonard, South Cockerington, Lincolnshire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • : also IGI Batch C030831, Source 042190,
    Occupation 1901--Farmer (at Yarburgh, Lincs) and Butcher: 1891--Butcher: 1881-Farmer of 20 acres:  [1, 12, 13
    Died 8 Dec 1912  Fulstow, Louth, Lincolnshire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Free BMD Death Index--4th Quarter: England & Wales, National Probate Calendar, 1861-1941--Violet died 8 Dec 1912
    Buried 9 Dec 1912  Fulstow, Louth, Lincolnshire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Fulstow Church Yard, Grave #20.
    Notes 
    • Birth record, 1938 April/May/June, Louth, Lincolnshire, Volume 14, page 463
      ===
      Birth:- Entry No 111 - Page 23 - District of Saltfleet - On 2nd April 1838 at South Cockerington, Violet son
      of William Snowden and Eliza Snowden formerly Emmerson. Labourer. Eliza Snowden mother registered
      the birth on 30th April, 1838. Eliza signed the register. Registrar John Bourn. (Source Birth Certificate)
      ===
      Parish record of birth: 29 Apr 1838; St. Leonard, South Cockerington, Lincoln, England.
      Parents were William Snowden and Eliza
      Name was spelled VILET.
      Vilet had a twin, his sister Emma.
      ===
      Extracted from Louth 7 North Lincolnshire Advertiser dated Saturday January 22 1898.

      A Butcher's Steelyards:- Violet SNOWDEN of Covenham was charged with being in possession of an unjust
      steelyard, used for trade purposes, on 21 December 1897. Defendant said he had the steelyards. Insp.
      Kennie said he visited the defendant's slaughterhouse on the date in question and found a large pair of
      steelyards unstamped hanging upon a nail on the wall. He seized them, and on adjusting them at the office
      found that they were 5 pounds short weight. They were rejected on the 19 of August 1891, as unfit for use.
      The defendant was also warned about them at the same time. Defendant said he never used the steelyards.
      The Chairman:- Have you any proof that he used them ? Inspector Kennie:- Only by the appearance of them.
      He has no other weighing machine. Defendant:- I never sell meat at home. My meat is sold at Grimsby.
      Insp. Kennie produced the steelyards for inspection by the Magistrates. The Chairman:- Those have not been
      put away for a long time. The Magistrates retired and on their return the Chairman said:- Have you, Mr.
      Kennie, any proof that he sells meat from Covenham ? Insp. Kennie:- No Sir. The Chairman:- Then,
      Snowden, we shall give you the benefit of the doubt and dismiss the case subject to paying costs of 2s 6d and
      forfeiting the steelyards.
      ===
      Violet and Harriet Snowden are buried in Grave No 240 (next to their daughter) in Fulstow Church Yard. The Headstone reads:- Violet Snowden 9 December 1912 aged 74 also Harriet his wife 13 April 1915 aged 76.
      ===
      England & Wales, National Probate Calendar, 1861-1941--
      Snowden, Violet of Fulstow, Lincolnshire died 8 December 1912 Probate Lincoln 20 January to Edward Leak Motley farmer. Effects 400 pounds, 15s, 1 d.
      === [6]
    Person ID I64  Ronald Allen Snowden Family Tree
    Last Modified 22 Dec 2012 

    Father William SNOWDEN,   b. Abt 1803, North Reston Lincolnshire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jul 1866, Manby, Lincolnshire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Mother Eliza EMERSON,   b. Abt 1807, , , England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1867, , Lincolnshire, England. UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Married 4 Oct 1825  Scamblesby, Louth, Lincolnshire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • See marriage entry in Scamblesby Parish Record
    _UID C8BB27870CB3457CA150B6A88EA19ED29FAE 
    Notes 
    • Register of Marriages
      Parish of Scamblesby, County of Lincoln, England

      Marriage of
      William Sowden of the Parish and Eliza Emmerson, spinster of he Parish, were married in this church by Banns with the consent of _______ (no onelisted) this fourth day of October in the year one thousand eight hundred and twenty five.

      By me, B.F. Fowler, Curate

      The marriage was solemnized between William Sowden and Eliza Emmerson in the presence of Mary B___well and James Bray.

      No. 41
      Page 14

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    Photos
    St. Mary's Church
Manby, Lincolnshire, England
    St. Mary's Church Manby, Lincolnshire, England
    Known burials at this church are
    Eliza Emerson Snowden
    Marriage Record of William Snowden and Eliza Emmerson--Scamblesby Parish
    Marriage Record of William Snowden and Eliza Emmerson--Scamblesby Parish
    Documents
    Marriage of William Snowden and Eliza Emmerson
Scamblesby Parish, Lincolnshire, England
    Marriage of William Snowden and Eliza Emmerson Scamblesby Parish, Lincolnshire, England
    Married in the Scamblesby Parish Church on the fourth day of October in the year 1825.
    It is interesting that both William and Eliza signed their names and did not use the customary "X" mark. William was an agricultural worker throughout his life, and demonstrated an unusual level of literacy for the day. Eliza's handwriting is quite elegant as well.
    Marriage Record
William Snowden and Eliza Emmerson
    Marriage Record William Snowden and Eliza Emmerson
    Issued after Banns
    4 October 1825
    Note the handwriting of both William and Eliza
    Extraordinary, for agricultural workers of the era
    Burial Records of William and Eliza
    Burial Records of William and Eliza
    Manby, Lincolnshire parish records
    Marriage Registration
Manby Parish Records (Lincolnshire, England)
    Marriage Registration Manby Parish Records (Lincolnshire, England)
    The marriage of William Sowden (Snowden), Bachelor and Eliza Emmerson, Spinster was approved by Banns and performed on the 4th day of October, 1825. Note the handwriting of both William and Eliza near the bottom of the form--which was remarkable given the fact that they were barely 20 years old and lived in rural farming communities. That William spelled his name as Sowden is not unusual, as spelling was phonetic in that era and the name was spelled in several ways.
    Manby Parish Record
1866/7
Burials 282 and 284
    Manby Parish Record 1866/7 Burials 282 and 284
    Record of the burials of William and Eliza Snowden. Record for William contains no forename, but the date shown is correct. Eliza's matches known records

    Williams age, listed as 62, places his birth year at approximately 1803/4. This corresponds to his Christening on November of 1803 in North Reston Parish.
    Family ID F17  Group Sheet

    Family Harriet WILLISON,   b. Abt 1839, Atwick, Drifield, East Yorkshire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1915, Louth, Lincolnshire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Married Abt Mar 1859  Skirlaugh, East Riding of Yorkshire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    _UID E06C59236C984AD8A52141F8BA24F2C8857A 
    Children 
     1. William (See notes) SNOWDEN,   b. Jun 1861, South Elkington, Louth, Lincolnshire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1911, Steyning, Sussex, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years)
     2. Eliza Sarah SNOWDEN,   b. Sep 1865, South Elkington, Lincolnshire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1910, Fulstow, Louth, Lincolnshire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years)
     3. Harriet SNOWDEN,   b. Dec 1869, South Elkington, Louth, Lincolnshire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1946, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years)
     4. James SNOWDEN,   b. Jun 1874, South Elkington, Louth, Lincolnshire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1943, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 69 years)
     5. Emma SNOWDEN,   b. Abt Jun 1875, South Elkington, Lincolnshire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1939, East Elloe, Lincolnshire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 64 years)
     6. Annie SNOWDEN,   b. Jun 1876, South Elkington, Lincolnshire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1877, South Elkington, Lincolnshire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 1 years)
     7. Thomas SNOWDEN,   b. Jun 1877, Elkington, Lincolnshire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1948, Leicester, Leicestershire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years)
     8. Arthur SNOWDEN,   b. Dec 1878, Yarbrough, Louth,Lincolnshire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1936, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 57 years)
     9. Frederick SNOWDEN,   b. Dec 1879, Yarburgh, Louth, Lincolnshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1958, Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire, England, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years)
    Photos
    Fulstow Parish Churchyard
Final resting place of Violet, Harriet and Lizzie
    Fulstow Parish Churchyard Final resting place of Violet, Harriet and Lizzie
    interior of Fulstow Parish Church--present day
    interior of Fulstow Parish Church--present day
    Main entrance door, Fulstow Parish Church
    Main entrance door, Fulstow Parish Church
    Fulstow Parish Church Baptismal Font
    Fulstow Parish Church Baptismal Font
    Entry to Fulstow Church
    Entry to Fulstow Church
    Lecturn inside the present Fulstow Parish Church
    Lecturn inside the present Fulstow Parish Church
    Fulstow Parish Church--side view
Notice the intricacies of the stonework, glazing and roof tile
    Fulstow Parish Church--side view Notice the intricacies of the stonework, glazing and roof tile
    Nave of the Fulstow Church
    Nave of the Fulstow Church
    Fulsstow Parish Church organ
    Fulsstow Parish Church organ
    Fulstow's World War I War Memorial Plaque
    Fulstow's World War I War Memorial Plaque
    Fulstow Parish Church burial area
    Fulstow Parish Church burial area
    Headstones
    Headstones of Violet, Harriet and Lizzie Snowden
Found in Fulstow Parish Churchyard
Fulstow, Lincolnshire, England
    Headstones of Violet, Harriet and Lizzie Snowden Found in Fulstow Parish Churchyard Fulstow, Lincolnshire, England
    Text of the headstone of Violet and Harriet Snowden
Fulstow Parish Church Burial Yard
    Text of the headstone of Violet and Harriet Snowden Fulstow Parish Church Burial Yard
    Violet Snowden
    Who entered into Rest
    December 9th 1912
    Aged 74 Years
    For so He giveth His Veloved Sleep

    Also of Harriet, his wife
    Who fell asleep in Jesus
    April 13th 1915
    Aged 78 Years
    (Illegible)
    Family ID F187  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Vilot Snowden
    Vilot Snowden
    Vilet Snowden
    Vilet Snowden
    Vilot Snowden
    Vilot Snowden
    Vilot Snowden avatar
    Vilot Snowden avatar

    Documents
    1871 England Census
Louth, Lincolnshire, England
    1871 England Census Louth, Lincolnshire, England
    This census return documents the family of Vilot Snowden.
    Violet Snowden, mentioned in a Trade Director in Covenham, St. Mary, Lincolnshire
    Violet Snowden, mentioned in a Trade Director in Covenham, St. Mary, Lincolnshire

  • Sources 
    1. [S484] 1891 England Census--Covenham St. Mary, Lincolnshire, England.

    2. [S675] 1881 England Census--Yarborough, Lincolnshire, England, UK.

    3. [S254] 1871 England Census--South Elkington, Lincolnshire, England, UK.

    4. [S546] 1851 England Census--North Ormsby, Lincolnshire, England, UK.

    5. [S470] 1841 England Census--Market Stainton, Lincolnshire, England.

    6. [S351] Family History, Shirley (Johnson) Berry.

    7. [S756] 1901 England Census--Lamberoft, Lincolnshire, England, UK.

    8. [S45]

    9. [S253] 1851 England Census--Cockington, Lincolnshire, England, UK--North Ormsby Parish; Louth; Binbrook.

    10. [S344] Paul Snowden.

    11. [S328]

    12. [S277] 1901 England Census--Theddlethorpe, All Saints Parish, Lincolnshire, England.

    13. [S513] 1881 England Census--Elkington, Lincolnshire, England, UK.

    14. [S381]