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Philip French

Male 1802 - 1884  (82 years)


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  • Name Philip French 
    Born 19 Jan 1802  Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 7 Feb 1802  St Mary the Virgin at the Walls, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Cause of Death Hydrops Generalis 
    Census 1841  Middleborough, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1851  Middleborough, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1861  Middleborough, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1871  Middleborough, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1871  Harness Maker Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1881  Middleborough, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 4 Oct 1884  Chisnill's Yard, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I0196  Wright and Savill
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2015 

    Father Philip French
              b. Abt 1771
              d. 23 Jan 1847, Chapel Road, St Giles, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Mother Abigail Blatch
              b. Abt 1774, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 16 Apr 1853, East Hill, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married 7 Feb 1797  St Nicholas Church, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Philip & Abigail's marriage known from the IGI.
    Family ID F094  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Mary Ann Wrigley
              b. 15 May 1801, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 19 Jul 1841, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 21 Aug 1825  St Giles, Cripplegate, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Marriage found on LDS web site.
    Children 
    +1. Philip French
              b. 1827, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 12 Mar 1909, 50 Havannah Street, Poplar, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     2. Mary Ann French
              b. Abt 1834, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Sarah French
              b. Abt 1836, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. John French
              b. Abt 1837, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Frederick James French
              b. 14 Aug 1838, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Jan 1839, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     6. Frederick French
              b. Abt 1841
    Family ID F264  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah Elizabeth Baker
              b. Abt 1807, Stowmarket, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1866, Chelmsford, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 59 years) 
    Married 25 Dec 1842  St Clements, Ipswich, Suffolk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Philip French married Sarah Elizabeth Foxwell on Christmas Day 1842 at St Clements Church, Ipswich. They were widower and widow, both of full age. Their fathers were Philip French, a harness maker and William Baker, a carrier. Philip signed his name and Sarah signed with an X. Witnesses to the marriage were Abigail Harmer and John Hazell.
    Children 
     1. George Edward French
              b. 8 Jun 1844, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Alice French
              b. 19 Nov 1846, North Street, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F085  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 Jan 1802 - Colchester, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Aug 1825 - St Giles, Cripplegate, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Philip French - 1827 - Colchester, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Mary Ann French - Abt 1834 - Colchester, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Sarah French - Abt 1836 - Colchester, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - John French - Abt 1837 - Colchester, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Frederick James French - 14 Aug 1838 - Colchester, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Dec 1842 - St Clements, Ipswich, Suffolk Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - George Edward French - 8 Jun 1844 - Colchester, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Alice French - 19 Nov 1846 - North Street, Colchester, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 Oct 1884 - Chisnill's Yard, Colchester, Essex Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Known from son's marriage certificate. He, like his father, was also a harness maker.

      Philip French was christened 7 February 1802 in Colchester ( St Mary the Virgin at the Walls). His parents were Philip and Abigail. He was born 19 January 1802. Found in Colchester parish register.

      In 1841 in Middleborough, Colchester, Essex HO107/344/15 folio 24 p5
      Philip French aged 39, 1802a harness maker
      Mary French aged 40, 1801
      Philip French aged 14, 1827
      John French aged 10, 1831
      Mary French aged 9, 1832
      Sarah French aged 6, 1835
      Frederic French aged 1.5, 1840

      In 1851 in Middleborough, Colchester St Peter, Essex HO107/1781/430 p22
      Phillip French Head Married Male 48 1803 Harness Maker Colchester, Essex, England
      Elizabeth French Wife Married Female 44 1807 Stowmarket, Suffolk, England
      Phillip French Son Unmarried Male 24 1827 Harness Maker Colchester, Essex, England
      John French Son Unmarried Male 14 1837 Harness Maker Colchester, Essex, England
      Mary Ann French Daughter Unmarried Female 17 1834 Colchester, Essex, England
      Sarah French Daughter Unmarried Female 15 1836 Colchester, Essex, England
      Fredric French Son Unmarried Male 10 1841 Colchester, Essex, England
      Alice French Daughter Unmarried Female 4 1847 -Colchester, Essex, England
      Eliza Foxwell Step Daughter Unmarried Female 14 1837 Stowmarket, Suffolk, England
      Sarah Foxwell Step Daughter Unmarried Female 13 1838 Stowmarket, Suffolk, England
      Elizabeth was Philip's second wife as there are step children aged 13 & 14.

      1861 census - Middleborough, Colchester St Peter, Essex RG9/1099/111 p18
      Philip French Head Married Male 59 1802 Harness Maker Colchester, Essex, England
      Sarah E French Wife Married Female 53 1808 Stowmarket, Suffolk, England
      George French Son Unmarried Male 17 1844 Porter Of Coach Builder Colchester, Essex, England
      Alice French Daughter Unmarried Female 14 1847 Scholar Colchester, Essex, England

      1871 census - Middleborough, Colchester St Peter, Essex RG10/1686/131 p17
      Philip French Head Male 69 1802 Essex, England
      Alice French Daughter Female 23 1848 Essex, England
      Alice French Granddaughter Female 2 1869 Essex, England

      In 1881in Middle Borough, Colchester, Essex RG11/1791/27 p16
      Philip French Head Widower Male 79 1812 Harness Maker Colchester, Essex, England
      Alice French Daughter Single Female 34 1847 Housekeeper Colchester, Essex, England
      Elizabeth French Grand Daughter Single Female 13 1868 Scolar Colchester, Essex, England

      Have death certificate. He died in 1884 aged 82 years, in Colchester, of "Hydrops Generalis". The death was registered by his daughter A. Moore of Chisnill's Yard, Colchester.

      The following are entries in Kelly's directories:-
      1839 French Phillip, jun. Middleburgh - Saddler & Harness Maker

      1845 Colchester French Phillip, Middleborough - Collar Maker

      1848 Colchester French Phillip, Middleborough - Saddler & Harness Maker

      1870 Colchester French Phillip, Middleborough - Saddler & Harness Maker

      1871 Colchester French Phillip, Middleborough - Saddler & Harness Maker

      1874 Colchester French Phillip, Middleborough - Saddler & Harness Maker

      1878 Colchester French Phillip, Middleboro' - Saddler & Harness Maker

      1882 Colchester French Phillip, Middleborough - Saddler & Harness Maker