Susannah DREW
(Abt 1741-1813)
William CRIMP
Elizabeth MARCH
(Abt 1779-1832)
William CRIMP


Family Links

1. Sarah PUTT

2. Rebecca MAY

William CRIMP

  • Born: 1817, Charleton, Devon, England
  • Christened: 2 Feb 1817, Charleton, Devon, England 3
  • Married (1): 22 Feb 1844, Charleton, Devon, England 1
  • Married (2): 1865, Kingsbridge District, Devon, England 2
  • Died: 18 Mar 1887, South Pool by Kingsbridge, Devon, England 4
  • Buried: 21 Mar 1887, South Pool, Devon, England 5

   Research Notes:

In 1851, William Crimp (34) of Charleton, victualler and thatcher, and wife Sarah (29) of South Pool, were living in Charleton, Devon. Present were son John (1) of South Pool, visitors Jemima Putt (21) of South Pool, unmarried, dressmaker, Mary Ann Putt (18) of South Pool, unmarried, dressmaker's apprentice

In 1861, William Crimp (44) of Charleton, widower, mate, and son John (11) of Charleton, were on board the vessel Sarah Ann. [Son William was with his aunt Jane Wingate in West Alvington.]

In 1871, William Crimp (54) of Charleton, baker & grocer, and [2nd] wife Rebecca* (54) of Blackawton, were living in Church St., Dodbrooke. Present were son William (16) of Stoke, sailor in H.M. service, and wife's children: Mary Anne Farleigh (29) of Charleton, married, her husband Henry Farleigh (26) of South Pool, mason

* evidently a widow when she married William.

In 1881, William Crimp (64) of Charleton, baker, and wife Rebecca (65) of Blackawton, were living in Chillington, Stokenham, Devon. Present were [wife's] grandchildren: Mary May (13) of Charleton, Henry Farleigh (4) of Dodbrooke.


William Crimp of South Pool died aged 70 years (burial record).

Will, Exeter, folio 3549, affidavit no. 9830, Rebecca Crimp, executrix

   Marriage Information:

William married Sarah PUTT, daughter of John PUTT and Mary, on 22 Feb 1844 in Charleton, Devon, England 1. (Sarah PUTT was born in 1821 in South Pool by Kingsbridge, Devon, England, christened on 22 Apr 1821 in Ford Chapel (Independent), Stokenham and Chivelstone, Devon, England 6 and died before 1861 in Devon, England.)

   Marriage Notes:

William Crimp, of full age, bachelor, thatcher, of Charleton, son of William Crimp, thatcher, and
Sarah Putt, of full age, spinster, of South Pool, daughter of John Putt, laborer

Witnesses: Elizabeth Merrifield, John Putt

   Marriage Information:

William also married Rebecca MAY in 1865 in Kingsbridge District, Devon, England 2. (Rebecca MAY was born about 1817 in Blackawton, Devon, England and was buried on 31 Jan 1897 in South Pool, Devon, England 7.)


1 Charleton Parish Registers, Marriages, p. 10, no. 20.

2 England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005, 1st Quarter, vol. 5b, p. 335.

3 Charleton Parish Registers, Baptisms, p. 7, no. 51.

4 Index to Death Duty Registers 1796-1903, UKNA ref. IR27/487.

5 South Pool Parish Registers, Burials, p. 74, no. 592.

6 England & Wales Non-conformist births and baptisms, archive ref.: TNA/RG/4/834.

7 South Pool Parish Registers, Burials, p. 82, no. 649.

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