1. James SHEPPARD
- Born: Abt 1813, West Tockenham, Wiltshire, England
- Christened: 28 Feb 1813, Lyneham, Wiltshire, England 1
- Married: 26 Apr 1857, Lyneham, Wiltshire, England 2
- Died: 5 Jun 1909, Lyneham, Wiltshire, England 3 4
Amelia's age is understated by 6 years in the 1851 Census, by 7 years at the time of her marriage, by 7 years again in 1861, by 11 years in 1881, by 4 years in 1891 and 3 years in 1901. It's not surprising, therefore, that the informant on Amelia's death overstated her age by 3 years.
In 1851 Amelia Ferris (32) of Lyneham, unmarried, was with her parents in Lyneham.
In 1861 Amelia Shepherd (41) of Lyneham and husband James Shepherd (35) of Cleeve, ag lab, were living in Tockenham Row, Lyneham. With them was James's daughter Mary (9) of Cleeve.
In 1881 Amelia Sheppard (57) of Lyneham and husband James Sheppard (54), gen. lab, were living in Tockenham Row, Lyneham. With them was James's son David (29) of Huish, gen lab.
In 1891 Amelia Shepherd (74) of Lyneham and husband James Shepherd (66) of Pewsey were living in Alma Cottages Lyneham.
In 1901 Amelia Shepherd (85) of Tockenham, widow, was living in Alma Cottage Lyneham.
Amelia Sheppard of Lyneham, wife of James, died aged 99 years (MI).
Amelia married James SHEPPARD, son of Henry SHEPPARD and Mary, on 26 Apr 1857 in Lyneham, Wiltshire, England. (James SHEPPARD was born in 1827 in Pewsey, Wiltshire, England, christened on 24 Jun 1827 in Wilcot, Wiltshire, England and was buried on 22 Sep 1892 in Lyneham, Wiltshire, England.)
James Shepherd, 28, widower, labourer, of Lyneham, son of Henry Shepherd, labourer, and
Amelia Ferris, 37, spinster, of Lyneham, daughter of William Ferris, labourer
Married after Banns
Witnesses: James Ferris, Elizabeth Ferris