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Eliza (Knight) Barrett (1815 - 1864)

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Eliza Barrett formerly Knight
Born in Grampound, Cornwall, England, United Kingdommap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married in Ladock, Cornwall, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in St Agnes, Cornwall, England, United Kingdommap
Profile last modified | Created 23 Mar 2015 | Last significant change: 12 Sep 2018
16:24: Ian Argall edited the Biography for Eliza (Knight) Barrett. [Thank Ian for this]
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CENSUS INFORMATION: In the 1841 UK Census, she is listed as Eliza Barrett, aged 25 (rounded), and born in county. She is living in Ladock with her husband and three children. (HO107/145, Folio 3, Page 22).
In the 1851 UK Census, she is shown as Eliza Barrett, aged 36 and born Grampound. She is living with her husband and 2 daughters in Bodmin Street, St Clement, Truro. (HO107/1910, Folio 117, Page 11).
In the 1861 UK Census, she is listed as Eliza BARRETT, aged 45, a widow and a House Proprietor, and born in Grampound. She is living alone at Richmond Hill, Kenwyn, Truro. (RG9/1559, Folio 96, Page 12, Schedule #76).

GENERAL NOTES: Elizabeth or Eliza, but generally known as Eliza. Baptism information for Creed records her name as Elizabeth.

BAPTISM: Date: 09-Jul 1815
Parish Or Reg District: Creed
Name: Elizabth KNIGHT (sic)
Sex: daughter
Father Forename: Mary
Mother Forename: John
Residence: Sherborn
Father Rank Profession: vender of medicine
Notes: born Feb 2.

MARRIAGE: Marriage register records her name as Eliza Knight.

Marriage date: 04-Aug 1836
Parish Or Reg District: Ladock
Groom name: John Barrett
Groom Age:
Groom Residence: St Columb
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Bride Name: Eliza Knight:
Bride Age:
Bride Residence: Ladock
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Banns / Licence (B/L): Banns
Witness 1: John Huddy
Witness 2 Elizabeth Knight.

DEATH: Death is recorded in the GRO indexes for the Truro Registration District in the December quarter of 1864 under reference 5c 118. She is listed as Eliza Barrett..

BURIAL: Burial is recorded in St Agnes registers (entry 6196): Eliza Barrett of Goonown, aged 50, was buried on 23 December 1864 by A A Vaudrey.

Date: 23-Dec 1864
Parish Or Reg District: Agnes, St.
Name: Eliza BARRETT
Age: 50
Residence: Goonown
Notes: Paralysis.

PROBATE: Admon dated 26 May 1865 reads: "Eliza Barrett (effects under £50). Letters of Administration of the personal estate and effects of Eliza Barrett, late of the parish of St Agnes in the county of Cornwall, widow deceased, who died on 21 December 1864 at St Agnes aforesaid, were granted at Bodmin to Mary Jane Argall (wife of Arthur Argall, Shoemaker) of the parish of Kenwyn in the county aforesaid, the daughter and only next of kin of the said deceased, she having been first sworn." Eliza was born in 1815. She passed away in 1864.


  • Argall One-name Study.
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Baptized 9 July 1815 Creed Father John Knight Mother Mary

Married 4 August 1836 Ladock John Chapman Barrett

census 1841 Hg Trelassick Ladock age 25

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