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Family Group Sheet : William Williams / Mary Gearing (F0354)

m. 22 Apr 1770



  • William WilliamsFather | Male
    William Williams

    Birth  28 Nov 1752  Court Robert, Raglan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Death  abt Nov 1819  Lambeth Rd, Southwark Find all individuals with events at this location
    Burial  04 Nov 1819  Christ Church, Southwark Find all individuals with events at this location
    Marriage  22 Apr 1770  St John the Evangelist, Smith Square, Westminster  [1] Find all individuals with events at this location
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    Mother | Female
    Mary Gearing

    Birth  14 Oct 1746  Westminster Find all individuals with events at this location
    Death  21 Dec 1787   
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    Child 1 | Female
    + Mary Williams

    Birth  est 1776   
    Death  26 Dec 1799  Charing Cross, Westminster Find all individuals with events at this location
    Burial    Kensington Churchyard Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Henry Tatham | F0285 (Linked: 2 bro = 2 sis) 
    Marriage  11 Oct 1798  St Martin in the Fields, Westminster Find all individuals with events at this location

    Harriet WilliamsChild 2 | Female
    + Harriet Williams

    Birth  18 Jan 1780  London Find all individuals with events at this location
    Death  13 Jan 1834  Montpelier Square, Brompton Find all individuals with events at this location
    Burial  20 Jan 1834  Holy Trinity, Brompton Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Charles Heathcote Tatham | F0252 (Linked: 2 bro = 2 sis) 
    Marriage  23 Oct 1801  St Martin in the Fields, Westminster Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Notes 
    • Daughter Elizabeth born St Martin's Lane, Westminster, 25 Mar 1777. Her birth was registered 05 Jun 1822 - 45 years later, along with her brother Walter - in non-conformist registers at Dr Williams' Library; witnesses, present at the birth: Thomas Denman (1733-1815[sic]), Accoucheur, & Mary Desbrow [midwife?].
      She was presumably then still living, but nothing else is known.
    • Son Walter Williams, born St Martin's Lane, Westminster, 25 Aug 1778. Birth registered 05 Jun 1822, along with his sister Elizabeth.
      He continued the family button making business after his father's death in 1819.
      In 1847, as creditor, he was granted administration of the estate of his cousin by marriage Charles Tatham, then an army accoutrement maker.
      He married Charlotte Hastings at Reigate in 1844, when he was 66 and she was abt 28. There were 2 children: Charlotte Elizabeth b 1848, and Walter b 1849.
      - Charlotte Elizabeth Williams married Thomas Wearn, hairdresser, at Brighton in 1872. They had 8 or more children, and settled in New South Wales.
      - Walter Williams Jr disappears from view after Apr 1861, when he and and his sister were living in Clerkenwell with their uncle Charles Hastings and family.

    Marriage:
    • Walter Williams, Bachelor, and Mary Gearing, Spinster, both of this Parish, were married in this Church by Banns, this twenty second Day of April in the Year One thousand seven Hundred and seventy
      By me, Thos. Bennett, Curate.
      This Marriage was solemnized between Us: William Williams, Mary Gearing; in the Presence of: Francis Gearing, William Kearin.

  • Sources 
    1. [S06] Parish Registers, marriages, St John, Smith Square, 22 Apr 1770.