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Sarah (Jeffery) Linnett (1774 - 1865)

Sarah Linnett formerly Jeffery
Born in Watford, Northamptonshire, Englandmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 20 Oct 1801 in Yelvertoft, Northamptonshire, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Clay Coton Northamptonshiremap
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Sarah married John Linnett in Yelvertoft . At the time she was living in Yelvertoft and Thomas was living in Elkington (a 'deserted' parish, close to Yelvertoft where he was most likely working as an ag labourer/shepherd) [1]


John baptised 1802
Thomas born about 1803 baptised 24 Jan 1810
Sarah born about 1805 Baptised 24 January 1810
Elizabeth baptised 13 August 1806, buried 14 January 1810
Mary b about 1810 baptised 24 January 1810[2]
Ann b about 1813 baptised 5 Dec 1824
William b about 1814 baptised 5 Dec 1824
Hannah b in 1816 and privately baptised in Northampton Gaol, baptism registered in Clay Coton 5 Dec 1824
Richard b about 1818 baptised 5 Dec 1824[3]


In 1841,Sarah was living at 'Linnetts Lodge' Clay Coton. Herage was given as 65 She was living with her husband Thomas, and a John Linnett aged 9; probably John Billingham Linnett , illegitimate son of daughter Mary . They had a lodger Samuel Johnson, living with them. Everyone in the household is marked as being born in the county. [4]

In 1851, Sarah was recorded as a widow, and a pauper in Clay Coton . Her place of brth was given as Watford Northamptonshire. Her household was next on the page to that of her son John Linnett.[5]

In1861, Sarah ,aged 88 was still living alone in Clay Coton, she is recorded as being an 'alms woman' born in Watford Northamptonshire


Sarah died in January 1865 and was buried at the parish church on 14th January. She was aged 91 years.[6]


What was Sarah doing in Northampton Gaol in 1816?


  1. Northamptonshire Record Office Yelvertoft, Marriage register Thomas Linnett of the parish of Elkington Extra Parochial Batchelor Sarah Jefferey OTP Spinster by Banns
  2. Free Reg Parish register index. Clay Coton Birth and Burial Indexes, January 1810
  3. 4 children baptised Dec 1824, Hannah's previous baptism noted in lower margin of page
    Clay Coton Baptismal register Northamptonshire Record Office; Northampton, England; Register Type: Parish Registers; Reference Numbers: 69P/2
  4. Class: HO107; Piece: 800; Book: 14; Civil Parish: Claycoton; County: Northamptonshire; Enumeration District: 3; Folio: 2; Page: 6; Line: 1; GSU roll: 438875
  5. GRO 1851 Census Clay Coton HO107; Piece: 2070; Folio: 47; Page: 9; GSU roll: 87334
  6. Northampton Records office .Clay Coton Burial register January 1865

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