Robert DURE of Sherford
Mary Elizabeth Hannah PRITER
(Abt 1851-1926)
William Henry DURE


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Elizabeth Mary SKEDGWELL

  • Sydney Leonard DURE

William Henry DURE

  • Born: 1879, Sherford, Devon, England
  • Christened: 18 Jun 1879, Sherford, Devon, England 1
  • Married: 29 Oct 1904, Stokenham, Devon, England 2
  • Died: 1956, Totnes District, Devon, England 3

  Research Notes:

In 1901, William Henry Dure (21) of Sherford, single, rabbit trapper, was boarding in Court Barton Thurleston Devon.

In 1911, William Dure (31) of Sherford, farm labourer, and wife of 9 years Elizabeth (28) of Morleigh Devon (mother of one child), were living in Bowcombe, Kingsbridge & Dodbrooke, Devon. Present was son Lennard (6) of Stokenham, school


Presumably this William H. Dure died aged 78 years.

  Marriage Information:

William married Elizabeth Mary SKEDGWELL, daughter of Solomon William SKEDGWELL and Emma LANE, on 29 Oct 1904 in Stokenham, Devon, England 2. (Elizabeth Mary SKEDGWELL was born in 1882 in Morleigh, Devon, England 4 and died in 1944 in the Kingsbridge District, Devon, England 5, aged 62 years.)

  Marriage Notes:

William Henry Dure, 23, Bachelor, Trapper, of Sherford, son of John Dure, Labourer, and
Elizabeth Mary Skedgwell, 22, Spinster, of Stokenham, daughter of Solomon William Skedgwell, Labourer

Married after Banns

Witnesses: Samuel Harvey, Mary Ann Skedgwell


1 Sherford Parish Registers, Baptisms, p. 1, no. 6.

2 Stokenham Parish Registers, Marriages, p. 11, no. 22.

3 England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007, Totnes district, 1st Quarter, vol. 7a, p. 1089.

4 England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008, Totnes district, 2nd Quarter, vol. 5b, p. 203.

5 England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007, Kingsbridge district, 3rd Quarter, vol. 5b, p. 231.

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