George Evans was born in Cawsand, Cornwall, England about 1789  & baptised at Rame by Plymouth, Cornwall, England on 5th April 1789, the son of John Evans & Susanna Matthews.
George Evans was a mariner and served on H. M. Revenue Cutter Wolf. In March 1817, aged 28, after 16 years of service at sea, he was paid off from the Wolf, and transferred to the Preventive Boat Service. He rose to the rank of Chief Boatman in the Coastguard Service in his 60s.
George Evans, Mariner & Hannah Mason, Spinster, both of the Parish of Hinderwell, were married in the Parish Church of Hinderwell, Yorkshire North Riding, England on 28th October 1817 by Banns with Consent of Parties by Edw'd Lewis Benwell. George signed his name, Hannah made her mark. Witnesses were John Peacock & Matthew Rudsdale.
George Evans died age 67, on 9th July 1857  in Hartlepool, Durham, England & was laid to rest at the Hartlepool Old Cemetery, Hartlepool, Durham, England.
↑ 1.01.11.21.31.4England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 database, FamilySearch accessed: 10 October 2017 > George Evans, 05 Apr 1789; citing Rame by Plymouth, Cornwall, England, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 916,982.
↑ 3.03.1Return of Officers and Men nominated to the Preventive Boat Service (transcribed by Diane Wynne), citing Internet Archive snapshot @ 3 May 2006 > Return of Officers and Men nominated to the Preventive Boat Service stating Their Ages, Place of Birth, Trade brought up to, length of time at Sea, and by whom Recommended, between the 15th day of November 1816, and the 19th day of March 1819; also, their respective Salaries and Appointments. March 1817; George Evans; Rank: Boatman; Age: 28; Place of Birth: Cawsand; Trade brought up to: sea; Length of Time at Sea Years Months: 16 -; Annual salary £ s d: 5 - -; Other allowances or appointments: 3 s. per diem when employed; By whom Recommended or Appointed: Paid off from the Wolf, Revenue Cutter, and transferred to the Preventive Boat Service; citing reference: ZHC/693 XC3251 PRO KEW.
↑ 4.04.14.2England Marriages, 1538–1973 database, FamilySearch accessed: 10 October 2017 > George Evans and Hannah Mason, 28 Oct 1817; citing Hinderwell, York, England, reference , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 919,063.
↑ 7.07.17.2England, Death Certificate > 9 Jul 1857. George Evans age 65; Registration District: Hartlepool; Sub-District: Hartlepool; General Register Office, England; Personal copy in the files of Vivian Egan courtesy of Elizabeth Aiton.
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