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    Frances EDWARDS[1]

    Female 1817 - 1885  (68 years)


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    • Name Frances EDWARDS  [1
      Born 1817  Rillington, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
      Gender Female 
      Died 23 Jan 1885  Potternewton, Leeds, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
      Person ID I434  VANTYORKSHIRE01
      Last Modified 8 Nov 2014 

      Family Francis Henry VANT,   b. Est 1820, Ripon, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1875, Potternewton, Leeds, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years)  [1
      Married 26 Feb 1840  St Peter's, Leeds, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
      Children 
       1. William Edwards VANT,   b. 1841, Leeds, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Jan 1842 and Mar 1842, Leeds, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
       2. Alfred VANT, [VAUNT],   b. Between Jan 1842 and Mar 1842, Leeds, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between Jul 1904 and Sep 1904, Leeds, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 62 years)
       3. Private
      Last Modified 8 Nov 2014 
      Family ID F130  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    • Notes 
      • Frances was born in 1817 at Rillington, Yorkshire. She was baptised on 16 March 1817 at Rillington cum Scampston, York.

        Frances married Francis Henry Vant in 1840 st St Peter's Church in Leeds. Francis, a bachelor and Tailor of George Street, his father Richard Vant was also a Tailor. Frances was a spinster of George Street, her father, Matthew Edwards was a Bacon Factor. Witnesses were John Pollite & Margaret Vant. married by Banns

        In 1841 Frances was living in Georges Street, Leeds with her mother Frances Edwards and husband Francis and their 5 month old son William.

        Frances and her family were lving at 10 Merrion Place, Leeds in 1851. There were 2 servants, Mary Ann Joy, 21 and Jane Tyas, 16.

        In 1861 The family were still at Merrion Place Francis was employing 7 men in his provisions business and his son Alfred was employed there also. There are 2 house servants Ellen Dalby 28 and Emma Saville 17.

        In 1871 The family were living at 11 Reginald Street Potternewton. Francis was a Retired Provisions Merchant. His son Walter was a bookkeeper in a Brewery. There was one servant, Caroline Asquith, 26 and a visitor Elizabeth Illingworth, 24.

        In 1881 Widowed Frances was living at 7 Reginald Terrace Potternewton with her son Walter. Also the address was Servant Caroline Asquith.

        Frances died in 1885 aged 67.

        Probate Record Reads:
        VANT Frances 23 March. The Will of Frances Vant late of Reginald Terrace Potternewton in the Parish of Leeds in the County of York Widow who died 23 January 1885 at Reginald Terrace was proved at Wakefield by Walter Vant of Reginald Terrace Gentleman the son the sole Executor.
        Personal Estate 5,290 15s 0d [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8]

    • Sources 
      1. [S1] YORK_25.TXT.

      2. [S53] Ancestry probate index.

      3. [S5] 1881 Census Image.

      4. [S6] 1841 Census Image.

      5. [S7] 1851 Census Image.

      6. [S14] 1861 Census Image.

      7. [S15] 1871 Census Image.

      8. [S73] Ancestry BMDs.