John GREENAWAY of Clyffe Pypard
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William FERRIS of West Tockenham
Adam FERRIS of Bristol


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Adam FERRIS of Bristol

  • Born: 1810, West Tockenham, Wiltshire, England
  • Christened: 29 Apr 1810, Lyneham, Wiltshire, England 1
  • Married: 1 Jul 1840, St. James, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England 2
  • Died: 5 Oct 1883, St. George's Rd., Bristol, Gloucestershire, England 3 4

  Research Notes:

In 1851 Adam Ferris (42) of Wiltshire, policeman, and wife Jane (30) of Malmesbury Wiltshire were living in Jacobs Wells, Clifton, Gloucestershire. Present were sons George (8) of Bristol, scholar, Henry (2) of St. George's Gloucestershire.

In 1861 Adam Ferris (51) of Lenham Wilts, police constable, and wife Martha J (41) of Malmesbury Wilts, boot binder, were living in Jenkins's Cottages, St. Augustine, Bristol, Gloucestershire. With them were children (born in Bristol): George J (18), coach builder, Henry J (11), scholar.

In 1871 Adam Ferris (61) of Wotton Bassett Wiltshire, labourer, and wife Jane (51) of Wotton Bassett Wiltshire were living in Jenkins Cottages, St Augustine, Bristol, Gloucestershire. At home was son Henry (22) St. George's Gloucestershire, haulier.

In 1881 Adam Ferris (71) of Tockenham Wiltshire, formerly policeman, and wife Jane (61) of Malmesbury, . . . . . . . store dealer, were living at 4 Limekiln Dock Passage, St. Augustine, Bristol, Gloucestershire. With them were son Henry (31) of Bristol, married, general laborer, granddaughter Rosina Ferris (7) of Bristol, scholar.


Adam Ferris died aged 73 years. 3

The Will of Adam Ferris late of St. George's-road in the City of Bristol, who died 5 October 1883 at St. George's-road was proved 7 July 1884 at Bristol by Martha Jane Ferris of St. George's-road, widow, the relict, the sole executrix. Personal estate: £15. 4

  Marriage Information:

Adam married Martha Jane GARDENER, daughter of Amos GARDENER, on 1 Jul 1840 in St. James, Bristol, Gloucestershire, England. (Martha Jane GARDENER was born about 1820 in Malmesbury, Wiltshire, England and died in 1899 in Bristol, Gloucestershire, England, aged 80 years.)

  Marriage Notes:

Adam Ferris, 27, bachelor, policeman, of Marlborough Hill, son of William Ferris, butcher, and
Jane Gardener, 21, spinster, of Marlborough Hill, daughter of Amos Gardener, farmer

Witnesses: John Payne, James Hudson


1 Lyneham Parish Registers, Baptisms.

2 Bristol St. James Parish Registers, Marriages, p. 1, no. 1.

3 England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007, Bristol district, 4th Quarter, vol. 6a, p. 31.

4 England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1995, 1884, p. 52.

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