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Philip French

Male Abt 1771 - 1847  (~ 76 years)


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  • Name Philip French 
    Born Abt 1771 
    Gender Male 
    Cause of Death Apoplexy 
    Occupation 1839  Harness Maker Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1839  75 East Hill, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Census 1841  East Hill, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 23 Jan 1847  Chapel Road, St Giles, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 29 Jan 1847  Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I0286  Wright and Savill
    Last Modified 31 Jan 2015 

    Family 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.
    Children 
    +1. Mary French
    +2. Susan French
              b. Abt 1799, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Philip French
              b. 19 Jan 1802, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 4 Oct 1884, Chisnill's Yard, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    +4. John French
              b. 1805, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1874, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
    +5. Thomas French
              b. Abt 1806, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. Aft 1881  (Age ~ 76 years)
    +6. Jane French
              b. Abt 1810, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Elizabeth Ann French
              b. 1813, East Hill, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
    +8. Abigail French
              b. 1816, Colchester, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1892, West Ham, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 31 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F094  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Feb 1797 - St Nicholas Church, Colchester, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Susan French - Abt 1799 - Colchester, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Philip French - 19 Jan 1802 - Colchester, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - John French - 1805 - Colchester, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Thomas French - Abt 1806 - Colchester, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Jane French - Abt 1810 - Colchester, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Elizabeth Ann French - 1813 - East Hill, Colchester, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Abigail French - 1816 - Colchester, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1839 - 75 East Hill, Colchester, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1841 - East Hill, Colchester, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 23 Jan 1847 - Chapel Road, St Giles, Colchester, Essex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 29 Jan 1847 - Colchester, Essex Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • The IGI shows a Philip French and Abigail Blatch marrying 7 February 1797 at St Nicholas Church, Colchester.

      The following was taken from an 1839 census for Colchester St James - ERO ref D/P 138/1/1
      Philip and Abigail French. Occupation Harness Maker, religion Baptist. Owned a bible and prayer book. Addional Notes - Worthy.

      The 1841 census for East Hill, Colchester 107/344/7 page 10 shows
      Philip French aged 70, a harness maker who was not born in Essex
      Abigail French aged 67 who was born in Essex
      Mary French aged 7 who was born in Essex. (This is the daughter of Philip and Mary Ann Wrigley French).

      Philip died of Apoplexy on 23 January 1847 aged 76 and the death was registered by I M Churchill, coroner. Philip had been living at Provident Place Colchester St Giles according to the burial record, but the death certificate shows that he died in Chapel Road, Colchester St Giles.

      He was buried in St Peter Colchester on 29 January 1847

      We have a copy of Philip's will in which he left all his furniture, money and property to his wife Abigail.

      Kelly's directory for 1823/4 Colchester - French Phillip, East Hill - Saddler & Harness Maker

      Kelly's directory for 1839 Colchester - French Phillip, 75 East Hill - Saddler & Harness Maker