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Eliza Spasshatt BERRIMAN


  • Born: 1817, Copperhouse, Phillack, Cornwall
  • Christened: 11 May 1817, Phillack, Cornwall 2
  • Married: 1850, Penzance District, Cornwall 1
  • Died: 4 Jun 1882, Hampton House, Court Hill, Lewisham, Kent, England 3

   Another name for Oliver was Oliver HOSKING.

   Research Notes:

1851 England Census:

Age given: 33 years
Birthplace: Phillack, Cornwall
Dwelling Place: Hayle Foundery, Phillack, Cornwall
Occupation: Mechanic, Draughtsman

Present were wife Eliza (33) of Penzance, son Arthur B. (3 months) of Phillack


1861 England Census:

Age given: 43 years
Birthplace: Hayle, Cornwall
Dwelling Place: 32 Pembroke Square, Kensington Town, Kensington St. Mary, Middlesex, England
Occupation: Mechanical Engineer

Present were wife Eliza (43) of Penzance, sons (born in Hayle): Arthur B. (10), scholar, Frederick (8), scholar, George B. (5)


1871 England Census:

Age given: 53 years
Birthplace: Phillack, Cornwall
Dwelling Place: 3 Devonshire Rd., Kennington First, Lambeth London, England
Occupation: Manager of Engineer's Factory

Present were wife Eliza S. (53) of Penzance, sons (born in Hayle): Arthur B. (20), engineer's draughtsman, Frederick (18), clerk, George B. (15), ironmonger, visitor Elizabeth Jenkin (24) of Devonport


1881 England Census:

Age given: 63 years
Birthplace: Hayle, Cornwall
Dwelling Place: Hampton House, Lewisham, London, England
Occupation: Civil Engineer
Status: widowed

Present were sons Fredk. (28) of Hayle, civil engineer's clerk, George B. (25) of Hayle, warehouseman, draper


The Will of Oliver Hoskings formerly of 3 Essex-villas Eastdown Park but late of Hampton House Court Hill, both in Lewisham in the County of Kent, who died 4 Jun 1882 at Hampton House, was proved at the Principal Registry by Arthur Berriman Hoskings of Ventnor Cottage, Bonfield-road, College Park, Lewisham, civil engineer, the son, one of the executors.

   Marriage Information:

Oliver married Eliza Spasshatt BERRIMAN, daughter of Nicholas BERRIMAN and Elizabeth SPASSHATT, in 1850 in Penzance District, Cornwall 1. (Eliza Spasshatt BERRIMAN was born on 12 Jan 1818 in Penzance, Cornwall and was christened on 30 Jan 1818 in Wesleyan, Penzance, Cornwall 4.)


1 England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005, 1st Quarter, vol. 9, p. 243.

2 Phillack Parish Register Transcripts, Baptisms, no. 384.

3 England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), p. 429.

4 (http://www.cornwall-opc.org/).

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