Wednesday, 26 May 2010

Family History & Crafts

I have pinned the quilt for the on-point homespun & I am still working on DH short sleeved top.
I have been also doing some research on my family history & I have my Gt Gt Grandparents buried in this beautiful church the church is Holy Innocents Church Great Barton Suffolk they are James & Harriet Barnes nee Turner their son Jesse Frederick Barns is also buried there below is a family history report My line is James & Hannah Barnes who are my Gt Grandparents & it their daughter Julia born 1890 who is my grandmother.

Above Holy Inncent Church Great Barton Suffolk
Below the Headstone of Gt Gt Grandparents Jame & Harriet Barnes & one of their sons Jesse Frederick Barnes

1. James Barnes. Born on 2 May 1836 in Market Weston, Suffolk. James was baptized in Market Weston Suffolk on 4 May 1836. James died in Great Barton Suffolk on 29 Jan 1902, he was 65. Buried in cent Church Great Barton Suffolk. Occupation: Shoemaker (1859) Gamekeeper 1861 onwards

On 23 May 1859 when James was 23, he married Harriet Turner, daughter of William Turner (abt 1807-4 Qrt 1860) & Maria Macro (9 Sep 1809-2 Qrt 1875), in St James Church Bury St Edmunds Sfk. Born on 6 Jul 1834 in Denham, Suffolk. Harriet was baptized in Denham, Suffolk on 7 Sep 1834. Harriet died in Great Barton Suffolk on 19 Oct 1922, she was 88. Buried in Holy Innocent Church Great Barton Suffolk.

JF Barnes Son, of Great Barton was the informant of Harriet's death he was present at death

Census: 1911: Brocklyn Cottages Great Barton Near Bury St Eds - 4 rooms

BARNES, Harriet Head Widow F 76 1835 Old Age Pensioner Denham Suffolk

was married 52 years - had 10 children - 8 living

They had the following children:

2 i. James (1859-1928)

3 ii. William (1861-)

iii. Ada Rebecca. Born in Jun Qrt 1866 in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. Ada Rebecca died in Bury St Edmunds Suffolk on 17 Aug 1936, she was 70. Buried in 1936 in Holy Inocent Great Barton Suffolk.

Census: 1891 census, Cook at 39 Queen Anne St Cavendish Sq Marylebone Lnd

1901 census, wife at Meadow Lane Thurston Sfk

Spelling of middle name can be Rebeccah

On 24 Oct 1896 when Ada Rebecca was 30, she married Harry Game, son of Thomas Game (abt 1839-) & Lucy Rogers (Jun Qrt 1838-), in Parish Church Great Barton Suffolk. Born in Jun Qrt 1864 in Thurston Suffolk. Harry died in Suffolk on 28 Feb 1924, he was 59.4 Buried on 4 Mar 1924 in Holy Inocent Great Barton Suffolk.4

Census: 1901 census Groom on farm, lived at Meadow Lane Thurston Sfk

24 October 1896 by Banns Parish Church Gt Barton

Ada Rebecca BARNES age 30 Spinster Resident Gt Barton Father James BARNES Labourer


Harry GAME Age 34 Bachelor Labourer Residence Thurston Father Thomas GAME Labourer

Witnesses James PARNELL & A. GAME

4 iv. Charles (~1868-1959)

v. Henry John. Born abt 1870 in Horringer, Suffolk.

On the 1871 census it gives a year old child as Harry on later census it gives Henry

vi. Mary. Born abt 1873 in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk. At the age of 2, Mary was baptized in Holy Inocent Great Barton Suffolk on 31 Oct 1875.

vii. Jesse Frederick. Jesse Frederick was baptized in Holy Inocent Great Barton Suffolk on 31 Oct 1875. Born in Dec qrt 1875 in Barton, Suffolk. Jesse Frederick died in Brooklyn Cottage Great Barton on 10 Jan 1961, he was 85. Buried in Holy Innocent Great Barton Suffolk. Occupation: Roadman.

Jesse was the informant on his mother's death in 1922 he down as living in Great Barton

DG Barnes widow was present & the Informant of death

Occupation Retired Roadman

He is buried with his parents at Holy Innocent Church

Census: 1881 at home with parents

1891 at home with parents

Medical: Cause of death 1a Congestive heart failure, Auricular Fibrillation, Arteriosclerosos
In Dec Qrt 1936 when Jesse Frederick was 61, he married Doris Gertrude Gillings, daughter of George Gillings (abt 1858-) & Fanny Matilda (abt 1862-), in Bury St Edmund. Born on 31 Aug 1896 in Sudbury Suffolk. Doris Gertrude died in Blyth Suffolk in Jun Qrt 1978, she was 81.

On death reg. gives birth as 31st August 1896 in district of Sudbury Suffolk 4A 773

Death Jun Qrt 1978 didtrict Blyth 10 2052

Marriage Dec Qrt 1936 district Bury ST Edmunds 4a 2535

viii. Amelia Ann. Born in Dec Qrt 1877 in Barton, Suffolk.

Census: 1901 Census Amelia was a laundry maid in the household of the Bishop of Lichfield Augustus Legge

On 16 Apr 1910 when Amelia Ann was 32, she married William John Henry Deacon, son of William Deacon (abt 1852-) & Catherine Gibson (abt 1852-), in Parish Church Great Barton Suffolk. Born in 3 Qrt 1877 in Winslow Buckingham.

On Marriage both give St Edmunds Hill as residence
Witnesses Robert Hunt & Sarah Turner
Second Generation

2. James Barnes. Born on 16 Nov 1859 in Bradfield St George, Suffolk. James was baptized in Bradfield St George, Suffolk on 1 Apr 1860. James died in 46 Marsden Street St Pancras Lnd on 17 Apr 1928, he was 68. Occupation: Horsekeeper/Cab Driver/Cab Proprietor Horsekeeper.

Census: 1881: 6 Mayne Water Lane, Bury St Edmunds St Mary, Suffolk

On 10 Aug 1884 when James was 24, he married Hannah Pettit, daughter of John Pettit (1821-11 May 1889) & Julia Jane Stigwood (abt Oct 1825-4 Feb 1903), in Parish St George, Bloomsbury, Middlesex. Born on 2 May 1857 in Upend Cheveley, Cambridgeshire. At the age of 13, Hannah was baptized in Kirtling, Cambridge on 26 Jun 1870. Hannah died in 4 Kings Road Pancras London on 24 Feb 1928, she was 70.

Also used the surname of Poulter

Lived at 46 Marsden Street St Pancras

Census: on 1901 census with family but Emma is the name on census living at 28a South Crescent Mews St Pancras London

They had the following children:

i. Elizabeth (Step) (1879-)

ii. Annie (~1885-)

iii. Alice (~1888-1939)

iv. Ada (~1888-)

v. Julia (1890-1963)

vi. James (~1893-)

vii. John1 (1896-)

Both give their residence as 10 Kenton Street

Witnesses Harry Sale & Alice Sale

3. William Barnes. Born in 1 Qrt 1861 in Nowton Suffolk. Occupation: Traveller Leather Trade.

Nowton in Reg district Thingo Sfk

Traveller Leather Trade as given on 1881 census RG11 0242/ 4/ 1

1 & 2 Wellington Street Lnd Midd.

On 30 Dec 1884 when William was 23, he married Eliza Pollintine, daughter of Charles Pollintine (abt 1822-Sep Qrt 1903) & Sarah Mumford (abt 1824-), in Parish Church Great Barton Suffolk. Born on 17 Oct 1861 in Great Barton Suffolk.

They had the following children:

i. William (~1886-)

ii. Charles (~1888-)

William gives residence St Pancras London & Eliza Great Barton

Witnesses Walter Pollintine & Emma Pollintine

4. Charles Barnes. Born abt 1868 in Horringer, Suffolk. Charles died in Harrow Middlesex in 4 qrt 1959, he was 91. Occupation: Warehouse Man.

On 24 Dec 1897 when Charles was 29, he married Emma Crabb, daughter of Simon Crabb (1qrt 1845-) & Tryphena Cook/Cock (abt 1846-), in Parish Church Marylebone Lnd. Born in 2qrt 1867 in St Austell, Cornwall. Occupation: 1891 Servant.6

They had one child:

i. Mildred Harriet (1899-1993)

Charles was at 10 Balcombe St & Emma 102 Gloucester Pl
Witnesses were E Murkin & J Barnes

Above Charles Barnes son of James & Harriet Barnes nee Turner
Below is his daughter Mildred Barnes on her wedding day 1924


  1. Wow! You're a good researcher. Thanks for sharing your history. By the way if you're in business these statement shirts for promotions might help you in your business and advertising. Thanks and good luck!

  2. Thanks for all of the information. Ireland is full of wonderful history too!


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