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Ambrose NOSWORTHY

Male Abt 1786 - 1810  (~ 24 years)


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  • Name Ambrose NOSWORTHY 
    Born Abt 1786  Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 4 Apr 1786  St. Pancras Church, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • Ambrose NOSWORTHY, son of William and Ann.
    Gender Male 
    Died Aug 1810  [4, 5
    • This may be the joiner, named NOSWORTHY, who was one of the three men who died due to falling down a well shaft after having been overcome by carbonite gas. " a joiner, named NOSWORTHY, caused a rope to be fixed round his waist and was let down, but on his senses going off, the noose of the rope slipped, and he was likewise precipitated to the bottom [of the well]. ....After this, they procured a grappling iron, by which the three bodies were extricated from the well, but the life of each was extinct".
    Buried 12 Aug 1810  St. Pancras Church Cemetery, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Ambrose NOSWORTHY, age 25, buried 12 August 1810.
    Person ID I336  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 5 Jul 2012 

    Father William NOSWORTHY,   b. Abt 1744, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Feb 1840  (Age ~ 96 years) 
    Mother Ann CLEAVE,   b. Abt 1751, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Jan 1796  (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Married 10 Oct 1775  St. Pancras Church, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Banns of marriage between William NOSWORTHY and Ann CLEAVE were published on the 10th, 17th and 24th of September 1775. The said William NOSWORTHY of this parish and Ann CLEAVE of the same, were married in this church by Banns the 10th day of October 1775 by me, Robert Taylor, Minister of Manaton. Both made their marks in the presence of William CLEAVE and Nathaniel TREMILLA.

      [It should be noted that the parents of Nathaniel TREMILLS (1708-1764) were Elizabeth NOSWORTHY (1682-1758) of Ashburton and Ralph TREMILLS (1669-1765). Nathaniel`s son John married Joan NOSWORTHY of Widecombe (1748-1831).] (Graham Nosworthy) [3, 6]
    Family ID F72  Group Sheet

    Family Elizabeth WIDDICOMBE,   b. Abt 1783, Chudleigh, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1862, Chudleigh, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married 5 Nov 1808  Chudleigh, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • According to the Banns register, Ambrose NOSWORTHY was a sojourner of the Parish of Chudleigh; at the time of his marriage he was recorded as "being of the Parish of Chudleigh"; he was able to sign the register. Elizabeth WIDDICOMBE was 25 years of age. [4]
    Children 
     1. Mary Ann NOSWORTHY,   b. 16 Mar 1810, Devon, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1881  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2008 
    Family ID F1129  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S208] Parish Register, Widecombe-in-the-Moor, Devon, Rev. E. C. WOOD; H. TAPLEY- SOPER, (Exeter, Devon and Cornwall Record Society, 1938.).

    2. [S159] Index: International Genealogical Index (IGI), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, (Salt Lake City, Family History Library).

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

    4. [S676] Personal communication.

    5. [S217] Newspaper.

    6. [S688] The Nosworthy Family of Manaton, Graham H. Nosworthy, (online at Tribal Pages).


  

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