William PEARCE
Andrew PEARCE of Mylor Bridge
Catherine McQUILLON
(Abt 1796-1875)


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  • Christened: 14 Jan 1816, Mylor, Cornwall
  • Married: 23 Dec 1838, Mylor, Cornwall
  • Died: Jan 1891, Weymouth, Dorset, England
  • Buried: 17 Jan 1891, Wyke Regis, Dorsetshire, England

   Research Notes:

Andrew, like his brother Joseph, worked for a time as a coast guard in Dorsetshire.


In 1851 Andrew Pearce (35) of Mylor, boatman guard, and wife Jane (35) of Mylor, were living in the Coast Guard Buildings, Portland, Dorsetshire with children (a) born in Mylor: Amelia J. (10), scholar, George (9), scholar, Ellen (7), scholar, and (b) born Portland Dorset: Joseph (5), scholar, Emily (1), Thomas L? (9 months).


In 1871 Andrew Pearce (55) of Mylor, journeyman carpenter, and wife Jane (55) of Mylor, were living at Ebenezer Place, Weymouth, Dorsetshire with children: Emily Catherine (20) of Portland, milliner, Amelia Ross (29) of Mylor, married, Ellen Elizth. White (26) of Portland, married, grandson Joseph Jno. Ross (4 months) of Weymouth, son-in-law William Jabez White (25) of Portland, journeyman blacksmith, granddaughter Emily Alice White (1) of Weymouth, William Geo. White (4 months) of Islington Middlesex.


In 1881, Andrew Pearce (65) of Mylor, ship carpenter, widower, was living at 6 Ebenezer Place Weymouth. Also there were son-in-law John Rosce (38), born at sea, seaman, daughter Amelia J. Rosce (37) of Mylor, grandchildren (born in Weymouth): Joseph J. P. (10), scholar, Emily J. (7), scholar, Nelly (4), scholar, Amelia M. (2).


Andrew Pearce died aged 75 years.

   Marriage Information:

Andrew married Jane LAWRENCE, daughter of George Warren LAWRENCE and Jenifer PETERS, on 23 Dec 1838 in Mylor, Cornwall. (Jane LAWRENCE was born in 1815 in Mylor, Cornwall, christened on 14 Dec 1815 in Mylor, Cornwall, died in Mar 1873 in Weymouth, Dorset, England and was buried on 21 Mar 1873 in Wyke Regis, Dorsetshire, England.)

   Marriage Notes:

Andrew Pearce, 23, of Mylor, bachelor, carpenter, son of Andrew Pearce, carpenter, and
Jane Lawrance, 23, of Mylor, spinster, daughter of George Lawrance, farmer

Witnesses: John Lawrance, Ellen Lawrence

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