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James Spicer
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William Henry Branston
(Abt 1800-1851)
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William James Spicer


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William James Spicer

  • Born: 2 Nov 1872, Ewloe Wood, Flintshire, Wales 115
  • Christened: 4 Nov 1872, Buckley, Harwarden, Flintshire, Wales 115
  • Died: 19 May 1925 at age 52
  • Buried: Godmanston, Dorchester, Dorset, England

bullet   FamilySearch ID: LRD4-YSS. Find a Grave ID: 168742152.


bullet  General Notes:

Buckley is a Parish, Harwarden is not, it is a town in County Flint, Wales.

The parish of Buckley was formed on 12th December 1874 out of the ancient parish of Hawarden and comprised the townships of Ewloe Wood and parts of the townships of Ewloe Town and Pentrobin.


bullet  Events

Baptism: Buckley.

Census, 1881, East Farm, Affpuddle, Dorset. 56 Henry (42, farmer, born Tolpuddle)

Census, 1881, East Farm, Affpuddle, Dorset. William (10)

Census, 1891, East Farm, Affpuddle, Dorset. William (18, farmer's son)

Occupation. Farmer

Enumerator: District 7, 1891, Affpuddle, Dorset, England. Based on similarity of handwriting in 1901 census where he signed as enumerator. Did not enumerate District 6, just 7. (Handwriting)

Census, 1901, Affpuddle, Dorset, England. 78 Farmer - Employer but no indication of the size of the farm.

Enumerator, 1901, Affpuddle, Dorset, England. He was the census enumerator for the whole of the Civil Parish of Affpuddle including Briantspiddle Hamlet, Rogershill Farm, Waddock and Pallington. (See census image to image 1 for description of the District.)

Probate: to Frederick John Johnson and William James Spicer, Farmers, 28 Sep 1903, London, Middlesex, England. 80 Effects: 4330 11s. 1d. (in the neighborhood of a half a million US dollars)
In the final division accounting, 3006 was divided between four of the beneficiaries with 751 10s each to Alice, Maude, Will and Henry. That final accounting is dated Sept 1, 1903.

Census: Chettle, Blandford, 1911, Chettle Farnham, Dorset, England. 93 Maud is the sister to William James. One 14 year old servant in the household: Mabel Parsons.

Burial: Holy Trinity Churchyard, 1925, Godmanston, Dorchester, Dorset, England. 95

Probate: to Maud Mary Spicer, 23 Jun 1925, London, Middlesex, England. 97 Effects: 1470 9s. 2d. Currency converter online: $110,302.88 in 2016 money.

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