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Priscilla (Darkings) Darkins (abt. 1799 - abt. 1856)

Priscilla Darkins formerly Darkings aka Cook
Born about in Icklingham, Suffolk, Englandmap [uncertain]
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 3 Nov 1819 in Suffolk, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died about at about age 57 in Mildenhall, Suffolk, England, United Kingdommap [uncertain]
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*Maiden name was most likely Darkins

Biography

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Priscilla (Darkings) Darkins was born in Icklingham, Suffolk, England.

Priscilla (Darkings) Darkins was born about 1799 in Icklingham, Suffolk, England.[1]

Priscilla married James Cook on 3 November 1819 in Suffolk County Bts, Suffolk, England.[2]

Their children were:

  1. Mary (~1820 - ), daughter of James & Priscilla, was baptised on 5 September 1820 in Tuddenham Saint Mary, Suffolk, England.[3]
  2. Priscilla (1821 - ~1886), daughter of James Cook & Priscilla Darkings, was baptised on 23 September 1821 in Tuddenham St Mary, Suffolk, England.[4]
  3. James (1822 - ), son of James Cook & Priscilla Darkins, was born on 26 December 1822 and baptised on 2 February 1823 in Tuddenham St Mary, Suffolk, England.[5]
  4. Marianne (1824 - ), daughter of James Cook & Priscilla Darkins, was born on 21 January 1824 and baptised on 22 February 1824 in Tuddenham St Mary, Suffolk, England.[6]
  5. Sarah (1825 - ), daughter of James Cook & Priscilla Darkins, was born on 19 April 1825 and baptised on 22 May 1825 in Tuddenham St Mary, Suffolk, England.[7]
  6. Samuel (~1828 - ~1888), son of James Cook & Priscilla Dawkins, was born on 29 October 1828 and baptised on 30 November 1828 in Tuddenham, Suffolk, England.[8]

Priscilla's marriage to John Darkins was registered in the Oct-Nov-Dec quarter of 1839 in the Mildenhall district.[9]

In the 1841 census Bisilla (age 42) was in Tuddenham, Suffolk, England. Her husband was working as an agricultural laborer and her children from her 1st marriage were listed as living off independent means.[10]

In the 1851 census Priscilla (age 52) was the wife of John Darkins in Tuddenham St Mary, Suffolk, England. Her husband, son and step son were all working as agricultural laborers. They have a visitor in the home named Eliza Cook, and she is attending school. She may be a granddaughter.[1]

Priscilla's death (age 58) was registered in the Jan-Feb-Mar quarter of 1856 in the Mildenhall district.[11]

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 "1851 England Census"
    Class: HO107; Piece: 1793; Folio: 24; Page: 16; GSU roll: 207442
    Ancestry Sharing Link - Ancestry Record 8860 #4789023 (accessed 9 April 2022)
    Priscilla Darkins (52), wife, in household of John Darkins (61) in Mildenhall registration district. Born in Icklingham, Suffolk, England.
  2. "England, Select Marriages, 1538-1973"
    Ancestry Record 9852 #8275345 (accessed 4 April 2022)
    Priscilla Darkins marriage to James Cook on 3 Nov 1819 in Suffolk County Bts, Suffolk, England.
  3. "England & Wales, Christening Index, 1530-1980"
    Ancestry Record 1351 #3253465 (accessed 4 April 2022)
    Mary Ann Cook baptism on 5 Sep 1820, daughter of James & Priscilla, in Tuddenham Saint Mary, Suffolk, England.
  4. "England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    Ancestry Record 9841 #121690826 (accessed 4 April 2022)
    Priscilla Cook baptism on 23 Sep 1821, daughter of James Cook & Priscilla Darkings, in Tuddenham St Mary, Suffolk, England.
  5. "England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    Ancestry Record 9841 #107289921 (accessed 4 April 2022)
    James Cook baptism on 2 Feb 1823 (born 26 Dec 1822), son of James Cook & Priscilla Darkins, in Tuddenham St Mary, Suffolk, England.
  6. "England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    Ancestry Record 9841 #90457487 (accessed 4 April 2022)
    Marianne Cook baptism on 22 Feb 1824 (born 21 Jan 1824), daughter of James Cook & Priscilla Darkins, in Tuddenham St Mary, Suffolk, England.
  7. "England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    Ancestry Record 9841 #60153390 (accessed 4 April 2022)
    Sarah Cook baptism on 22 May 1825 (born 19 Apr 1825), daughter of James Cook & Priscilla Darkins, in Tuddenham St Mary, Suffolk, England.
  8. "England & Wales, Christening Index, 1530-1980"
    Ancestry Record bivri_EnglandBirth #57929 (accessed 4 April 2022)
    Samuel Cook baptism on 30 Nov 1828 (born 29 Oct 1828), son of James Cook & Priscilla Dawkins, in Tuddenham, Suffolk, England.
  9. "England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1837-1915"
    Ancestry Sharing Link - Ancestry Record FreeBMDMarriage #6165748 (accessed 4 April 2022)
    Priscilla Cook marriage to undefined in 1839.
  10. "1841 England Census"
    Class: HO107; Piece: 1027; Book: 16; Civil Parish: Tuddenham; County: Suffolk; Enumeration District: 4; Folio: 7; Page: 8; Line: 16; GSU roll: 474639
    Ancestry Sharing Link - Ancestry Record 8978 #9913793 (accessed 9 April 2022)
    Bisilla Darkins (42) in Mildenhall registration district. Born in Suffolk, England.
  11. "England & Wales General Register Office"
    GRO Online Indexes - Death (accessed 4 April 2022)
    Darkins, Priscilla (Age at death: 58).
    GRO Reference: 1856 Jan-Feb-Mar in Mildenhall Volume 04A Page 310.


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