The Hughesdon family of Deptford

 

Haddock Thomas Hughesdon = Grace ____

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Catherine Hughesdon = Samuel Pollard

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James Pollard = Susanna Bourn

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William Pollard = Lucy Binns

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Francis Edward Pollard = Mary Spence Watson

 

I25. CATHERINE POLLARD born HUGHESDON

Catherine Hughesdon was born in 1766–7, and baptised on the 12th July 1767 at the parish church of St Nicholas, Deptford, in Kent.1

"A Person not of our Society," and still a minor, she was married "by the Priest" to [I5] Samuel Pollard on the 20th July 1784, at Holy Trinity church, Clapham, in which parish she was then living. Their children were: Mary (1785–1785), Grace (1786–1791), Samuel (1787–1851), [I4] James (1789–1851), Andrew (1790–1863), Thomas (1792–1848), William (1794–1878), Theophilus (1795–1872), Martha (1797–1879), John (1799–1837), Joseph (1801–1873), Frederic (1803–1844), Mary Ann (1805–1865), Josiah (1807–1834); all but Mary are known to have been born in Horsham.2

signature of Catherine (Hughesdon) PollardIn April 1794 she applied for membership of the Society of Friends at Horsham, and she was received into membership that September. From then on she took an active part in the meeting, regularly attending Women's Monthly Meeting from 1794 to 1835, and representing Horsham at numerous Quarterly Meetings around Sussex and Surrey from 1800 to 1834. Twice, during 1824, she was one of the two Friends appointed to examine the children at the Friends' School, Islington Road. In June 1825 she was appointed an overseer.2A

She died on the 20th November 1838, at Horsham, of general decay of nature, and was buried in the Friends' burial ground at Horsham on the 25th.3

Catherine Hughesdon was the eldest known child of (I26) Thomas and (I33) Grace Hughesden/Hughesdon.4

 


1 death certificate; London Metropolitan Archives DW/MP/124/020/a-b

2 William Pollard: 'Some Descendants of James and Mary Pollard', Ms book now at West Sussex RO; Dictionary of Quaker Biography (Friends' House Library, typescript); TNA: PRO RG 6/609; LMA DW/MP/124/020/a-b; Surrey Marriage Index; London Metropolitan Archives P95/TRI1/108/001; The Friend; The British Friend; Annual Monitor

2A Surrey Record Centre 6189 Boxes 7 & 10; East Sussex Record Office SOF 22/1 & 22/2

3 death certificate; William Pollard: 'Some Descendants of James and Mary Pollard', Ms book now at West Sussex RO; SRC 6189/168 and Boxes 9 & 10

4 London Metropolitan Archives P95/TRI1/108/001


I26. (HADDOCK) THOMAS HUGHESDEN/HUGHESDON

Haddock Thomas Hughesdon was so baptised on the 7th September 1746, at St Paul's church, Deptford, Kent.1

He married (I33) Grace ____, though his marriage has not been traced. Their children were: (I25) Catherine (1767–1838), James (1769–1837), Ellis (1771–1829), Eleanor (1773 – after 1793), Haddock Thomas (1775–1850), William (1777–1853), Andrew (1779 – after 1801), and Mary Ann (1781 – ?), all baptised at St Nicholas, Deptford. From 1767—normally referred to as just "Thomas Hughesdon"—he was working as a blacksmith in Deptford, first in Flagon-row, then from 1777 in King Street.2

He died in 1781, and was buried on 17 May that year, at St Nicholas's churchyard, Deptford.3

Haddock Thomas Hughesdon was the second child and second son of (I27) James and (I32) Elenor Hughesdon.4

 


1 London Metropolitan Archives, St Paul, Deptford, Composite register: baptisms Jun 1730 - Jun 1788, burials Jun 1730 - Jun 1788, marriages Jun 1730 - Mar 1754, P75/PAU/001

2 Deptford St Nicholas parish register on microfilm NX 52/1, Greenwich Local Studies Library; London Metropolitan Archives microfilm index X102/046; Annual Monitor; Chris Hughesdon gedcom, 2006

3 London Metropolitan Archives DW/MP/124/020/1-b, and Deptford St Nicholas parish register on microfilm NX 52/1, Greenwich Local Studies Library

4 Parish register microfilm at Lewisham Local Studies Centre



I27. JAMES HUGHESDON

James Hughesdon was born at Deptford on 2 June 1716. He was baptised at St Olave's, Southwark, on 19 August that year.1

He apparently married (I32) Elenor ____ around 1743. Their children were: Elias (1744–1808), (I26) Haddock Thomas (1746–1781), James (1748–1769), Elizabeth (1749/50 – ?), Eleanor (c. 1751 – after 1769), Jane (1755 – after 1779), William (1756–1762), and Samuel (1759–1762); the first four were all baptised at St Paul’s, Deptford, the last three at St Nicholas, Deptford.2

In 1744 he was living at Gravel Pits, Deptford, Kent. In 1755 he was a blacksmith, of Flagon Row, Deptford. He was still living in Flagon Row in 1762.3

His body was buried at St Nicholas, Deptford, on 30 November 1788.4

James Hughesdon was the second child and second son of (I28) Elias and (I31) Elizabeth Huesden.5

 

1 Chris Hughesdon tree, accessed 2010-08-30

2–3 parish registers of St Nicholas, Deptford; Chris Hughesdon tree

4 parish registers of St Nicholas, Deptford

5 Chris Hughesdon tree

 


I28. ELIAS HUESDEN

Elias Huesden was baptised at St Margaret's, Westminster, on 27 May 1677.1

He married (I31) Elizabeth ____.2

Their children were: Elias (1714–1764), (I27) James (1716–1788), and William (c. 1729 – after 1749). From 1714 to 1716 Elias was recorded as a waterman.3

Elias Huesden was the only known child of (I29) John and (I30) Elizabeth Huesden.4

1-2 Middlesex, extracted parish records; Chris Hughesdon tree, accessed 2010-08-30

3-4 Chris Hughesdon tree, accessed 2010-08-30

 

 


I29. JOHN HUESDEN

John Huesden married (I30) Elizabeth Staff on 13 January 1674, at St Mary-le-Bone, Middlesex.1

1 Chris Hughesdon tree, accessed 2010-08-30

 

 


I30. ELIZABETH HUESDEN born STAFF

Elizabeth Staff married (I29) John Huesden.1

1 Chris Hughesdon tree, accessed 2010-08-30

 


I31. ELIZABETH HUESDEN born ____

Elizabeth ____ married (I28) Elias Huesdon.1

Their children were: Elias (1714–1764), (I27) James (1716–1788), and William (c. 1729 – after 1749). 2

1–2 Chris Hughesdon tree, accessed 2010-08-30


I32. ELENOR HUGHESDON born ____

Elenor ____ apparently married (I27) James Hughesdon around 1743. Their children were: Elias (1744–1808), (I26) Haddock Thomas (1746–1781), James (1748–1769), Elizabeth (1749/50 – ?), Eleanor (c. 1751 – after 1769), Jane (1755 – after 1779), William (1756–1762), and Samuel (1759–1762); the first four were all baptised at St Paul’s, Deptford, the last three at St Nicholas, Deptford.1

1 parish registers of St Paul and St Nicholas, Deptford; Chris Hughesdon tree, accessed 2010-08-30


I33. GRACE HUGHESDON born ____

She married (I26) Thomas Hughesden/Hughesdon, though her marriage has not been traced. Their children were: (I25) Catherine (1767–1838), James (1769–1837), Ellis (1771–1829), Eleanor (1773 – after 1793), Haddock Thomas (1775–1850), William (1777–1853), Andrew (1779 – after 1801), and Mary Ann (1781 – ?), all baptised at St Nicholas, Deptford.1

By 1784 she was a a widow. Still of St Nicholas, Deptford, she was able to sign her name on her daughter’s marriage bond. In October that year she was living in King Street, Deptford.2signature of Grace Hughesdon

A widow from King Street, she was buried on the 29th July 1792, at Deptford St Nicholas.3

 


1 Deptford St Nicholas parish register on microfilm NX 52/1 Greenwich Local Studies Library; London Metropolitan Archives microfilm index X102/046

2 LMA DW/MP/124/020/a-b; discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/rd/5dfd12cc-d76f-4df1-b6b9-5ff573571282, citing AMB/III/8, Oxfordshire RO

3 London Metropolitan Archives, St Nicholas, Deptford, Composite register: baptisms Nov 1786 - Aug 1793, burials Dec 1781 - Mar 1794, P78/NIC/006


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