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Re: Emma Metters - Devon 1850's - 1870's
Posted by: Pam Thompson (ID *****9655) Date: October 03, 2004 at 06:08:11
In Reply to: Re: Emma Metters - Devon 1850's - 1870's by David Metters of 60

I haven't come across many Jonathan Metters that were tailors so this is a possiblity.
Do you have any more information such as approximate date of birth?
NB - I never did find a registered birth entry for my Emma although someone in Devon was able to locate a very likely baptism record.



Pauls buildings formerly a factory#104
Jonathan Metters, head, mar., 39, tailor, Whitchurch, Dev. Deaf, not from birth.
Emeline Metters, wife, 38, Tavistock, Dev
William Metters, son, 15, copper miner, Tavistock, Dev (b:c1846)
Jessey Metters, dtr., 13, mine girl, Tavistock, Dev (b:c1848)
Henry Metters, son, 11, errand boy, Tavistock, Dev
Emma Metters, dtr., 9, scholar, Tavistock, Dev
Elizabeth Metters, dtr., 7, scholar, Tavistock, Dev
Sampson Metters, son, 5, scholar, Tavistock, Dev m: Dec. 1877
Reginall Metters son, 3, scholar, Tavistock, Dev
James Metters son, 3 weeks, Tavistock, Dev


1851 census
Head: METTERS, Jonathan Neighbors 84361
Name Relationship Mar Age Sex Occupation Birthplace
Jonathan METTERS Head M 27 M Taylor Whitchurch-DEV
Emma METTERS Wife M 27 F --- Tavistock-DEV
John METTERS Son - 7 M Scholar Tavistock-DEV
William METTERS Son - 5 M Scholar Tavistock-DEV
Jessy METTERS Daur - 3 F Scholar Tavistock-DEV
Harry METTERS Son - 1 M --- Tavistock-DEV
Henry ROGERS Lodg M 31 M Hair Dresser Blackfriess-SUR
Address: Brook St, Tavistock
Census Place: Tavistock Tavistock, Devonshire
PRO Reference: HO/107/1883 Folio: 575 Page: 35 FHL Film: 0221032

As you can see there was a John in the household 1851 but disappeared by 1961. Do this help you?

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