The Bonnel family of Winterborne Abbas and Winterborne Steepleton

 

John Ferry = Sarah Bonnel

     |         other children

John Ferry = Elizabeth Trevett

      |         other children

Richard Ferry = Ann Trevett

      |         other children

Alice Jane Ferry = Walter Baggs

      |         other children

Ruth Elizabeth Baggs = Reuben Alexander Beck

 

G9. SARAH FERRY born BONNEL

Sarah Bonnel was born around 17512, and baptised at Winterborne Abbas, Dorset, on 8 July 1753.1

She married [G4] John Ferry on 21 February 1770, at Winterborne Abbas, by banns, marking her name. The couple had twelve children: [G3] John (17711836), William (1773 ?), Mary (1774 ?), Robert (17771847), James (1779 ?), George (17811864), Clementina (17831852), Samuel (1784 ?), Isaac (17851785), Sarah (1787 ?), Elizabeth (1793 ?), and Charlotte (17961850); the first three were baptised at Compton Valence, the remainder at Burton Bradstock, Dorset.2

Her body was buried at Burton Bradstock on 30 October 1816.3

Sarah Bonnel was the 2nd child and 2nd daughter of [G10] George and [G11] Mary Bonnel.4

 

1 information from Linda Sheraton-Davis; parish register

2 Compton Valence and Burton Bradstock parish registers; GRO index; censuses; Our Family tree; Exeter and Plymouth Gazette, 1827-02-24

3 parish register

4 information from Linda Sheraton-Davis; parish register

 


G10. GEORGE BONNEL

He married [G11] Mary Best at Winterborne Abbas, Dorset, on 15 January 1739. Their children were: Clement (1743 ?, b. Chilfrome, Dorset), Jane (1747 ?), and [G9] Sarah (17531816) (both b. Winterborne Abbas).1

On 30 July 1758 he was described as a labourer, and included in the list of Winterborne Steepleton men liable to serve in the militia.2

The body of George Bonnell was buried at Winterborne Steepleton on 13 November 1783.3

 

1 parish registers

2 militia list

3 parish register

 


G11. MARY BONNEL born BEST

Mary Best was baptised at Winterborne Steepleton on 6 September 1712.1

She married [G10] George Bonnel at Winterborne Abbas, Dorset, on 15 January 1739. Their children were: Clement (1743 ?), Jane (1747 ?), and [G9] Sarah (17531816) (both b. Winterborne Abbas).2

The body of Mary Bonnell was buried at Winterborne Steepleton on 13 August 1785.3

Mary Best was the daughter of Robert and Honour Best.4

 

14 parish register

 


G12. ROBERT BEST

Robert Best was baptised on 25 March 1691, at Witchampton, Dorset.1

Robert Best married [G15] Honour Trivett. Their children were apparently: [G11] Mary (17121785), and possibly Robert (1714 ?), both bapt. Winterborne Steepleton.2

The body of Robert Best was buried at Winterborne Steepleton on 28 February 1719/20.3

 

1 Witchampton parish register; this identification may not be correct

23 Winterborne Steepleton parish register; Long Bredy parish register (as Robert Bess)

 


G15. HONOUR BEST born TRIVETT

Honour Trivett was baptised at Litton Cheney, Dorset, on 11 August 1660.1

She married [G12] Robert Best. Their children were: [G11] Mary (17121785), and possibly Robert (1714 ?), both bapt. Winterborne Steepleton.2

The body of Honour Best was buried at Winterborne Steepleton on 26 [illeg. month] 1724.3

Honour Trivett was the youngest child of [H7] Robert and [H8] Martha Trivett.4

 

 

1 parish register; this identification may not be correct, in view of the birth years of the children

23 parish register; Long Bredy parish register

4 Litton Cheney parish register

 


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