Morgan Family Page

Maria Elizabeth MORGAN was born in 1818. She was the daughter of James MORGAN and Mary CARPENTER. She married William EMBRY on 18 March 1839 in Newlands Gloucestershire.

Abraham and Penelope Morgan           Top of the page

Abraham MORGAN baptised at Easton in Gordano, Somerset on 23rd January 1757, he was the son of Robert and his wife Rachele.  Abraham married Penelope BELLAMY at South Stoke, near Bath on 25th July 1785. Abraham and Penelope had eight children baptised at Monkton Coombe, near Bath; Ann, James, Sarah, Grace, Henry, Maria, George and Harriet.  Penelope died in 1840 and Abraham in 1843, both were buried at Monkton Coombe. Penelope on 2 October 1840 and Abraham on 19 March 1843. In the 1841 census Abraham is recorded as being a labourer.

Ann and Sarah both died unmarried in 1818 and are buried at Monkton Coombe. James married Mary CARPENTER at Newland, Gloucestershire in 1811 (See James amd Mary Morgan. Grace married James Bell SMITH in 1820 and they had six children. Grace died in 1873 and is buried at Monkton Coombe.  Henry and George both oined the Royal Marines, Henry married Harriet POOKE and they had seven children all born at East Stonehouse, Plymouth. George married Elizabeth RUSSELL in 1843. Maria married George PARKER in 1826 and Harriet married Robert LOMAX in 1831.

James & Mary Morgan          Top of the page

James was born at Monkton Coombe, Somerset and baptised there on 12th November 1796. He was the eldest son of Abraham MORGAN and Penelope BELLAMY.James married Mary CARPENTER at Newland in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire on 29th December 1811. James and Mary had ten children: Elizabeth, John, Maria, Abraham, James, Henry Richard, Mary Ann, Edmund and Harriet. In 1841 James is recorded as being a block layer living at Treline Plane, Newland, with Henry, Richard, Edmund, Mary and Harriet. Mary is not entered with them. In 1851 their address is just given as The Incline, Richard - farm lab, Mary Ann - millener, Edmund - farm lab and Harriet are still living with them. In 1861 the address is given as Incline Top and Mary A - National School teacher, Edmund - farmer of 20 acres and Harriet - milliner and dressmaker are still living with them. Mary died in 1864 and was buried at the church in Newland on 10th February 1864. In 1871 James is still living at The Incline but is now entered as a farmer of 14 acres. Edmund and Harriet are living with him and are recorded as farmer's son and housekeeper respectively. James died in 1874 and was buried at Newland on 13th January.

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