William Avery
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William Avery (abt. 1848 - 1922)

William Avery
Born about in Notgrove, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdommap [uncertain]
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 1873 in Guildford, Surrey, England, United Kingdommap
[children unknown]
Died in 78, Church Road, Farncombe, Surrey, England, United Kingdommap
Profile last modified | Created 18 Mar 2020
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Biography

William Avery was born in about 1848 in Gloucestershire. One census gives his birthplace as Norgrove - perhaps a misreading of Notgrove - another as Gloucester, another as Millgrove.

William became a stone mason. He married Eliza Peto in 1873 in Guildford district.

Eliza died on 18 Jun 1909, aged 59, at her home in Church Road, Farncombe, Godalming. She was buried on 23 Jun 1909 in Nightingale Cemetery, Godalming, in the unconsecrated section.

William died on 10 Jan 1922, aged 74, at his home, 78, Church Road, Farncombe, Godalming. He was buried on 14 Jan 1922 in Nightingale Cemetery, Godalming, in the unconsecrated section.

Research Notes

Memorial Inscription
  In Loving Memory
  -of-
  OUR DEAR FATHER
  WILLIAM AVERY
  WHO PASSED AWAY JANY 10TH 1922
  AGED 74 YEARS.
  ---
  I PRAY THE LORD MY SOUL MAY TAKE

Sources

  • Nightingale Cemetery (Godalming, Surrey, United Kingdom). Gravestone of William Avery. Personally photographed by Corinne Morris, 2 Mar 2020. (See photos attached to profile).
  • "England and Wales Census, 1881," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q277-KQ28 : 10 December 2017), William Avery, Godalming, Surrey, England; from "1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 59, Piece/Folio 779/89, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,398.
  • "England and Wales Census, 1891," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QFNH-9N2 : 2 May 2019), William Avery, Godalming, Surrey, England, United Kingdom; from "1891 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Surrey county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  • "England and Wales Census, 1901," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X9XH-K1Z : 20 May 2019), William Avery, Godalming, Surrey, England, United Kingdom; from "1901 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing Godalming subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.


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