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Henry Shepherd

Male abt 1740 - 1809  (~ 69 years)



  • Name Henry Shepherd  [1, 2, 3
    Birth abt 1740  Horncastle Find all individuals with events at this location   [5, 6
    • parents Henry & Susanna Shepherd [4]
    Baptism 24 Jun 1741  St Mary, Horncastle Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    Education - 1759  Wisbech Grammar School Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    • also at Wakefield
    Education 1759 - 1763  St John's College, Cambridge Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    • Scholar
    Degree/Qualif. 1763  Cambridge University Find all individuals with events at this location ; BA  [5
    Occupation 1764 - 1777  St John's College, Cambridge Find all individuals with events at this location ; Fellow  [5
    Ordination 22 Dec 1765  Priest, Church of England  [5
    Degree/Qualif. 1766  Cambridge University Find all individuals with events at this location ; MA  [5
    Degree/Qualif. 1774  Cambridge University Find all individuals with events at this location ; BD  [5
    Occupation 1776 - 1809  St Mary, Brandesburton Find all individuals with events at this location ; Rector  [1, 5
    Marriage 25 Jul 1776  St Mary, Horncastle Find all individuals with events at this location   [5, 7
    Naomi Coltman,   b. abt Jan 1748/49, Horncastle Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1823, Beverley Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Death 16 Mar 1809  Brandesburton Find all individuals with events at this location   [5, 6
    Burial 23 Mar 1809  St Mary, Brandesburton Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    • Buried: 23 Mar 1809 Henry Shepherd BD Rector otp aged 69. [Parish Register]
    Probate 16 Sep 1809  Lincoln Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    • I give and bequeath whatever Goods possessions and property I dye possessed of whether the same be real or personal (after the payment of my just debts) unto my dear and loving Wife Naomi Shepherd by her to be freely possessed and enjoyed And being confident that she will dispose of what little property I shall be able to leave her in such manner as shall be thought most for the advantage of our Children.
    Notes 
    • Henry Shepherd. Adm. pens. (age 18) at St John's, June 23, 1759. S. of the Rev. ?, of Lincs. [Henry, of Mareham-le-Fen.] B. at Horncastle. Schools [Wakefield and] Wisbech (Mr Clarkson). Matric. Michs. 1759; Scholar, 1760; B.A. 1763; M.A. 1766; B.D. 1774. Fellow, 1764-77. Ord. deacon (Lincoln) Mar. 18, 1764; priest, Dec. 22, 1765; C. of Friskney, Lincs., 1764. R. of Ashby with Fenby, 1773-1809. R. of Brandesburton, Yorks., 1776-1809. Married, 1777, Naomi?. Died Mar. 16, 1809, at Brandesburton. M.I. Father of Thomas H. (1797). (St John's Coll. Adm., III. 659; G. Mag., 1809, I. 285.) [Cambridge University Alumni]
    Person ID I1266  Tatham | Bloxham branch | Parent of spouse
    Last Modified 22 Nov 2012 

    Family Naomi Coltman,   b. abt Jan 1748/49, Horncastle Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1823, Beverley Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Marriage 25 Jul 1776  St Mary, Horncastle Find all individuals with events at this location   [5, 7
    • Marriage licence 1776:
      - groom: Henry Shepherd, single, from elsewhere;
      - bride: Naomi Coltman, single, from the parish;
      - parish: Horncastle, Lincs.
      [Lincolnshire Marriage Licence Bonds and Allegations]
    Notes 
    • Other children bapt Brandesburton 1778-1783: Thomas Henry, Richard, Henry John [or John Henry?], George.
    • The Rev.Henry Shepherd's brother, the Ven. Dr. Richard Shepherd, Archdeacon of Bedford, d. Jan., 1809; ex inform. G. S. Gibbons, Esq., The Hall, Holton-le-Moor, Lincoln, - quoting a letter from the said Thomas Tatham, whose mother seems to have been living, in 1796, in Conduit Street, London. [Curtis]
    • Richard Shepherd married Mary Bloxham, sister to Elizabeth Bloxham ("Betsey") who married Ralph Tatham (1732-1779)
    • Will of Susanna Shepherd's husband Thomas Tatham names as trustees his brothers-in-law:
      - Thomas Henry Shepherd, of Clayworth Nottinghamshire, Clerk;
      - Henry John Shepherd, of Beverley Yorkshire, Gentleman.
    Children 
    +1. Susanna Shepherd,   b. abt May 1777, Brandesburton Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1856, 17 Albion St, Paddington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years)
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2013 
    Family ID F0379  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - abt 1740 - Horncastle Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 24 Jun 1741 - St Mary, Horncastle Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - - 1759 - Wisbech Grammar School Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - 1759 - 1763 - St John's College, Cambridge Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDegree/Qualif. - BA - 1763 - Cambridge University Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Fellow - 1764 - 1777 - St John's College, Cambridge Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDegree/Qualif. - MA - 1766 - Cambridge University Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDegree/Qualif. - BD - 1774 - Cambridge University Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Rector - 1776 - 1809 - St Mary, Brandesburton Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 25 Jul 1776 - St Mary, Horncastle Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 25 Jul 1776 - St Mary, Horncastle Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 16 Mar 1809 - Brandesburton Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 23 Mar 1809 - St Mary, Brandesburton Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 16 Sep 1809 - Lincoln Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S04] H Curtis: Notes for a Pedigree of the Tathams of Co. Durham.

    2. [S06] Parish Registers, baptisms, Brandesburton, bishops transcripts (IGI), 01 Jun 1777.
      dau Susanna

    3. [S48] Will, Henry Shepherd, 11 Jul 1786.
      proved Lincoln 16 Sep 1809

    4. [S06] Parish Registers, baptisms, St Mary, Horncastle (IGI), 24 Jun 1741.

    5. [S15] Cambridge University Alumni.

    6. [S06] Parish Registers, burials, St Mary, Brandesburton, 23 Mar 1809.
      age 69
      Yorkshire, Extracted Parish Records. Provo, UT. Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2001.

    7. [S53] Marriage Licence, Lincolnshire Marriage Licence Bonds and Allegation, 1776.
      transcr Lincolnshire Family History Society
      ref MB 1776/507