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Sarah (Wynn Nanney) Kirkby (1794 - 1877)

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Sarah Kirkby formerly Wynn Nanney
Born in Madras, Indiamap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in St Peter, Carmarthenshire, Wales, United Kingdommap
Descendants descendants
Died in Plymouth, Devon, England, United Kingdommap
Profile last modified | Created 7 Jun 2013
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Sarah Wynn was born on 07 October 1794 and baptised on 27 February 1797 at Vepery, Madras, India. She is the daughter of Robert Nanny Wynn and Elizabeth (Hart) Wynn Nanny

Sarah was one of five known children of Robert & Elizabeth (nee Hart) Nanny Wynn (there were five born and christened while serving in India.
Their names were:
  1. Martha,
  2. Sarah,
  3. Harriet or Harrott,
  4. Robert Hart
  5. Rev Simon Hart

Sarah married David Kirkby on 30 September 1823 at St Peter, Carmarthenshire, Wales.
Sarah (Wynn Nanney) Kirkby age 83, passed away at 14 The Crescent, Plymouth, Devonshire, United Kingdom. She was buried on 27 November 1877 at Battle Brecknockshire, Wales.


  • Baptism "India Births and Baptisms, 1786-1947," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), Sarah Wynn, 27 Feb 1797; citing Vepery, Madras, India, reference v 11 p 113; index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 521,839. Sarah Wynn | Gender Female | Christening Date 27 Feb 1797 | Christening Place Vepery, Madras, India | Birth Date 07 Oct 1794 | Father's Name Robert Nanny Wynn | Mother's Name Elizabeth
  • Marriage "Wales, Carmarthenshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 February 2018), David Kirkby and Sarah Wynn, 30 Sep 1823, Marriage; from "Parish Records Collection 1538-2005," database and images, findmypast ( : 2012); citing Carmarthen, St Peter, Carmarthenshire, Wales, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey. David Kirkby | Event Type Marriage | Event Date 30 Sep 1823 | Event Place Carmarthen, St Peter, Carmarthenshire, Wales | Spouse's Name Sarah Wynn
  • England & Wales, Census 1851 "England and Wales Census, 1851," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 9 November 2017), Sarah Kirkby, Chudleigh, Devon, England; citing Chudleigh, Devon, England, p. 42, from "1851 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey. The image is viewable at findmypast. By clicking here you will be leaving (fees and other terms may apply)
  • Burial "Wales, Brecknockshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912," database, FamilySearch ( : 11 February 2018), Sarah Kirkby, 27 Nov 1877, Burial; from "Parish Records Collection 1538-2005," database and images, findmypast ( : 2012); citing Battle, Brecknockshire, Wales, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey. Sarah Kirkby | Event Type Burial | Event Date 27 Nov 1877 | Event Place Battle, Brecknockshire, Wales | Age 83 | Birth Year (Estimated) 1794


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