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William Robert Smerdon NOSWORTHY

Male 1855 - 1922  (67 years)


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  • Name William Robert Smerdon NOSWORTHY  [1
    Born 1855  Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Witness 1892  Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • William witnessed the marriage of his brother Thomas on 24 March 1892; he signed as "William R. NOSWORTHY".
    Witness 1901  Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • He witnessed the marriage of his sister, Annie, to Thomas HERN on 23 April 1901. He signed the register, William Robert NOSWORTHY.
    Died 8 Jul 1922  Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    • His will stated he was "of Southway" Widecombe in the Moor. The Western Times, published 6 October 1922 stated, "The late Mr. William Robert NOSWORTHY, of Southway, Widecombe, left estate of the gross value of 1856."
    Buried St. Pancras Church Cemetery, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Address:
    Widecombe in the Moor
    Widecombe in the Moor, Devon
    England 
    Person ID I2620  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2019 

    Father John NOSWORTHY,   b. Abt 1822, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jan 1907, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 85 years) 
    Mother Ann Hamlyn SMERDON,   b. Abt 1826, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1906, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Married 22 May 1855  St. Pancras Church, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 8
    • John NORSWORTHY, full age, bachelor, husbandsman of Widdecombe, son of Robert NORSWORTHY, Yeoman; married Ann Hamlyn COAKER, full age, widow, of Widdecombe, daughter of William SMERDON, Yeoman, on 22 May 1855 in Widecombe in the Moor. They married after Banns. Both bride and groom signed. Witnesses: Elijah SMERDON and Mary NORSWORTHY. [3, 8]
    Address 1861  [2
    Challacombe, Manaton, Devon 
    Address 1864  [9
    Southway, Widecombe in the Moor, Devon 
    • Address at the time of Samuel's death on 14 April 1864.
    Address 1871  [10
    Southway, Widecombe, Devon 
    Address 1881  [11
    Great Northway, Widecombe in the Moor, Devon 
    Address 1891  [12
    Northway, Widecombe in the Moor, Devon 
    Address 1901  [13
    Green Cottage, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon 
    Address 1906  [3
    Lower Natsworthy, Widecombe in the Moor, Devon 
    • Address at the burial of Ann on 18 December 1906.
    Family ID F798  Group Sheet

    Family Elizabeth SMERDON,   b. 9 Nov 1854, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1928, Ashburton, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 15 Jan 1890  Newton Abbot, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 9
    • They married at Newton Abbot Congregational Church by license. William gave his address as Northway. [9]
    Address 1891  [11
    Southway, Widecombe in the Moor, Devon 
    Address 1901  [13
    Southway, Widecombe in the Moor, Devon 
    Children 
     1. William Robert Smerdon NOSWORTHY,   b. 13 Dec 1890, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1917, Kantara, Egypt Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
     2. Hilda Elizabeth NOSWORTHY,   b. 1894, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Apr 1923  (Age 29 years)
     3. Ruby Annie NOSWORTHY,   b. Abt 1895, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Maude Louise NOSWORTHY,   b. Abt 1898, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Photos
    Southway Farm, Widecombe in the Moor.
    Southway Farm, Widecombe in the Moor.
    Home of William and Elizabeth Nosworthy in 1891 and 1901 censuses.
    Last Modified 5 Mar 2016 
    Family ID F799  Group Sheet

  • Headstones
    NOSWORTHY
    NOSWORTHY

    In Loving Memory of
    WILLIAM R. NOSWORTHY
    of Southway
    Who fell asleep July 8,1922
    Aged 66 years
    Also ELIZABETH
    Beloved of the above
    Who died March 15,1928
    Aged 75 years
    Also WILLIAM ROBERT
    son of the above
    Who gave his life for
    King & County at Kantara
    Jan. 22,1918, aged 27 years
    And his sister
    HILDA E. NOSWORTHY
    Who fell asleep April 10,1923
    Aged 29 years.


  • Sources 
    1. [S168] England and Wales Registration Index.

    2. [S36] Census of England, 1861.

    3. [S246] Parish Register, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon.

    4. [S107] Memorial inscription.

    5. [S773] Probate of Will / or Administration (without a will).

    6. [S217] Newspaper.

    7. [S209] Photograph.

    8. [S542] Personal research, Dick Wills, (copies of charts, citing Widecombe Parish Records and Memorial Inscriptions from St. Pancras Cemetery, originally owned by Dick Wills from Narracombe Farm, Islington, Devon, related to his research on the Nosworthy line.).

    9. [S676] Personal communication.

    10. [S144] Census of England, 1871.

    11. [S219] Descendants of Alice SMERDON, Peter Smerdon, (2004. Received by email.).

    12. [S193] Census of England, 1891.

    13. [S120] Census of England, 1901.


  

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