Family of James Henry SUMNER and Mary STONE

Husband: James Henry SUMNER (b.1850, bur.1872)
Wife: Mary STONE (1853- )
Children: Annie SUMNER (1884- )
Eliza SUMNER (1886- )
Arthur John SUMNER (1887- )
Bessie SUMNER (1889- )
Florence SUMNER (1892- )

Husband: James Henry SUMNER

Name: James Henry SUMNER
Sex: Male
Father: John SUMNER (1825-1899)
Mother: Mary Ann HOLLOWAY (1829-1888)
Birth Q2 1850 Erlestoke, Wiltshire
Christening 4 Aug 1850 (age 0) Erlestoke, Wiltshire
Occupation Farrier / Blacksmith
Burial 29 Aug 1872

Wife: Mary STONE

Name: Mary STONE
Sex: Female
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth 1853 Urchfont, Wiltshire
Occupation Dairymaid

Child 1: Annie SUMNER

Name: Annie SUMNER
Sex: Female
Birth 1884 Nettlebed, Oxfordshire

Child 2: Eliza SUMNER

Name: Eliza SUMNER
Sex: Female
Birth 1886 Nettlebed, Oxfordshire

Child 3: Arthur John SUMNER

Name: Arthur John SUMNER
Sex: Male
Birth Q2 1887 Devizes Registration District, Wiltshire
Occupation Gardener

Child 4: Bessie SUMNER

Name: Bessie SUMNER
Sex: Female
Birth Q4 1889 Devizes Registration District, Wiltshire

Child 5: Florence SUMNER

Name: Florence SUMNER
Sex: Female
Birth Q3 1892 Devizes Registration District, Wiltshire

Note on Husband: James Henry SUMNER

In 1861 he was living in Potterne, Wiltshire with his parents and 2 brothers. He was 10 years old and a Scholar.

In 1871 he was living in Erlestoke with his parents and 5 brothers. He was 20 years old, unmarried and a Blacksmith's Assistant.

In 1881 he was a lodger living with the Bennett family in Nettlebed, Oxfordshire. He was a Blacksmith.

In 1891 he was living in Vine Cottage, Devizes with his wife Mary and children Annie, Eliza, Arther and Bessie. He was 40 years old and a Blacksmith.

Note on Wife: Mary STONE

In 1861 she was living at Bottom, Erchfont, Wiltshire with her parents, 3 sisters and an Aunt (mother's sister). She was 8 years old and a Scholar.

In 1871 she was living at Erlestoke Park, the home of Simon Watson Taylor aged 60 and his wife Hannah aged 52. He was from St.James, Piccadilly, London and she was from Haddingtonshire (?), Scotland and the daughter of the Marquis of Tweeddale & Lady Montagu. They had 9 children and 20 servants. Mary Stone was 19 years old and a Dairy Maid from Urchfont.

In 1881 she was living at the Vicarage at Stanton St.Bernard, Wiltshire, the home of Clement Sherard, Curate of the parish, and his wife Maria. Mary was 26 years old, unmarried and a Cook.

In 1891 she was living Vine Cottage, New Park Street, Devizes, Wiltshire with her husband, 3 daughters and a son. She was 38 years old.

In 1901 she was living at 2 Bell Row, Devizes, Wiltshire with son Arthur and daughters Bessie and Florrie. She was 45 years old and married, but her husband isn't listed. She was from Erchfont (note the spelling). The next property - 1 Bell Row, was used for Aerated Water Manufacturing.