Joseph GILL of Wendon
(Abt 1762-1825)
(Abt 1760-1850)
Samuel CHEGWIDDEN of Porthleven
(Abt 1789-1844)
Elizabeth GILL
Edward Gill CHEGWIDDEN of Porthleven
(Abt 1824-1893)


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Edward Gill CHEGWIDDEN of Porthleven

  • Born: Abt 1824, Porthleven by Sithney, Cornwall
  • Christened: 18 Apr 1824, Sithney, Cornwall 1
  • Married: 10 May 1845, Sithney, Cornwall 1
  • Buried: 30 Dec 1893, Porthleven, Cornwall

   Research Notes:

In 1851, Edward Chigwidden (26) of Sithney, fisherman, and wife Mary Ann (24) of Wendron, were living in Porthleaven, Sithney. Present were children (born in Sithney): Samuel (5), scholar, Mary Ann (1)

In 1871, Edwd Chegwidden (47) of Porthleven, night watchman, and wife Mary Ann (44) of Wendron, were living in Sithney. Present were children (born in Porthleven): John (18), coal porter, Elizabeth (18), charwoman, Eliza (16), charwoman, Harriett (13), scholar, Jane (11), scholar, Grace (9), scholar, Sarah (7), scholar, Edward James (4), scholar

In 1881, Edward Chegwidden (57) of Sithney, watchman (harbour), and wife Mary A. (54) of Sithney [sic], were living in Sithney. Present were children: Elizabeth Burges (28), widow, washerwoman, Harriet Chegwidden (23), dressmaker, Edward Chegwidden (14), scholar, grandchildren: William J. Simons (8) of Sithney, scholar, Mary S. Simons (2) of Sithney

In 1891, Edward Chigwidden (67) of Porthleven, watchman, and wife Mary A. (64) of Porthleven [sic], were living in Porthleven Sithney. Present were daughter Elizabeth Berges (38), widow, son Edward C. Chegwidden (24), engine driver, Sarah Chegwidden (27), grandson William J. Berges (8), scholar


Edward Chegwidden of Porthleven died aged 69 years (burial record).

   Marriage Information:

Edward married Mary Ann GOLDSWORTHY, daughter of John GOLDSWORTHY and Ann GILL, on 10 May 1845 in Sithney, Cornwall 1. (Mary Ann GOLDSWORTHY was born in 1827 in Trussall, Wendron, Cornwall, christened on 1 Apr 1827 in Wendron, Cornwall 1 and was buried on 5 Feb 1897 in Porthleven, Cornwall 1.)

   Marriage Notes:

Edward Chegwidden, 22, of Porthleven, bachelor, fisherman, son of Samuel Chegwidden, labourer, and
Mary Ann Goldsworthy, 19, of Porthleven, spinster, daughter of John Goldsworthy, labourer

Married by Banns

Witnesses: John Jenkin, Thos. Russell, Wm. Strike


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