The Buller family of Hawkchurch and Litton Cheney

 

 

Thomas Buller = Ann Sprake

     |         other children

Mary Buller = John Trevett

      |         other children

Ann Trevett = Richard Ferry

      |         other children

Alice Jane Ferry = Walter Baggs

      |         other children

Ruth Elizabeth Baggs = Reuben Alexander Beck

 

H7. MARY TREVETT born BULLER

Mary Buller was born in Dorset, around 1786—probably in Hawkchurch, where she was baptised on 23 July 1786.1

the signature of Mary BullerShe married [H2] John Trevett on the 26th April 1815, at Long Bredy parish church, after banns. Their children, all baptised in Long Bredy, were: Edward (1816–1884), [H1] Ann (1819–1871), Sarah (1823–1903), and John (1827–1909).2

In 1841 she was living with her husband and three children in Litton Cheney, Dorset.3

She died at Milborne Port, Somerset, on 22 August 1847, of premature old age certified.4

Mary Buller was probably the second child of [H8] Thomas and [H11] Ann Buller.5

 

1 death certificate (cal birth year 1785); TNA: PRO HO 107/284/23 f12 p18 (cal birth year 1787/1791); OPCDorset

2 parish register; witnesses to the marriage were Marey Trevit and Edward Wellman

3 PRO HO 107/284/23 f12 p18

4 death certificate (informant Martha Osmond, present at the death)

5 OPCDorset


H8. THOMAS BULLER

Thomas Buller was baptised at Hawkchurch, Dorset, on 23 April 1749.1

He married [H11] Ann Sprake on 21 May 1784, at Hawkchurch, Dorset. Their children were: Sarah (1785–1860) and [H7] Mary.2

His death was registered in Axminster RD in the first quarter of 1839.3

Thomas Buller was the baseborn son of [H9] Joan Buller.4

 

1–2 OPCDorset

3 GRO index

4 OPCDorset

 


H9. JOAN BULLER

Joan Buller was baptised at Hawkchurch, Dorset on 31 December 1721.1

Her only known child was [H8] Thomas.2

Joan Buller was the daughter of [H10] Anne Buller.3

1–3 OPCDorset

 


H10. ANNE BULLER

Anne Buller's only known child was [H9] Joan.1

1 OPCDorset

 


H11. ANN BULLER born SPRAKE

Ann Sprake was baptised at Hawkchurch, Dorset, on 20 August 1756.1

She married [H8] Thomas Buller on 21 May 1784, at Hawkchurch. Their children were: Sarah (1785 – ?) and [H7] Mary.1

Her death was registered in Axminster RD in the second quarter of 1840.3

Ann Sprake was the eldest known child of [H12] Robert and [H17] Sarah Sprake.4

 

1 England and Wales Christening Records, citing British Isles Vital Records Index

2 OPCDorset

3 GRO index

4 England and Wales Christening Records, citing British Isles Vital Records Indexr


H12. ROBERT SPRAKE

Robert Sprake was baptised on 29 June 1726, at Hawkchurch, Dorset.1

Of Hawkchurch, Dorset, Robert Sprake married [H17] Sarah Frome at Stoke Abbott, Dorset, by banns, on 19 September 1754; he signed his name. Their children were [H11] Ann, Mary (1759 – ?), Margaret (1761–1799), Susanna (1764 – ?), all baptised at Hawkchurch; and John (1773–1837), bapt. Bridport.2

A pauper, he was buried at Hawkchurch on 4 July 1802, three days after his wife.3

Robert Sprake was the son of Richard and Anne Sprake.4

 

1 Hawkchurch parish register

2 marriage register for Stoke Abbott; England and Wales Christening Records, citing British Isles Vital Records Index; Bridport parish register

3 Hawkchurch parish register

4 Hawkchurch parish register


H13. RICHARD SPRAKE

Richard Sprake was baptised at Hawkchurch, Dorset, on 7 January 1688.1

He married [H16] Anne ____. Their only known child was [H12] Robert (1726–1802).2

He was buried at Hawkchurch on 20 March 1738/9.3

Richard Sprake was the son of Richard and Susanna Sprake.4

 

1 Hawkchurch parish register

2 Hawkchurch parish register

3 Hawkchurch parish register

4 Hawkchurch parish register

 


H14. RICHARD SPRAKE

Richard Sprake married [H15] Susanna Kerby on 13 January 1682/3, at Hawkchurch, Dorset. Their only known child was [H13] Richard (1688–1738/9).1

Richard Sprake was buried at Hawkchurch on 5 February 1715/16.2

 

 

1 Hawkchurch parish register

2 Hawkchurch parish register

 


H15. SUSANNA SPRAKE born KERBY

Susanna Kerby married [H14] Richard Sprake on 13 January 1682/3, at Hawkchurch, Dorset. Their only known child was [H13] Richard (1688–1738/9).1

1 Hawkchurch parish register

 


H16. ANNE SPRAKE born ____

Anne ____ married [H13] Richard Sprake. Their only known child was [H12] Robert (1726–1802).1

 

1 Hawkchurch parish register

 


H17. SARAH SPRAKE born FROME

Of Stoke Abbott, Sarah Frome married [H12] Robert Sprake there, by banns, on 19 September 1754; she marked her name. Their children were [H11] Ann, Mary (1759 – ?), Margaret (1761–1799), Susanna (1764 – ?), all baptised at Hawkchurch; and John (1773–1837), bapt. Bridport.1

A pauper, she was buried at Hawkchurch, Dorset, on 1 July 1802.2

 

1 marriage register for Stoke Abbott; England and Wales Christening Records, citing British Isles Vital Records Index; Bridport parish register

2 Hawkchurch parish register


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