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From: "Bernard Spaughton" <>
Subject: Re: [DEV] Amos PARTRIDGE
Date: Tue, 22 Apr 2003 10:46:10 +0100
He was probably Amos bapt 24 May 1787 at Tiverton, one of 8 children of
Elias and Mary (nee Sanger). I also have a note, although I cannot
recollect the source, that he was Parish Clerk of Templeton from 1830 to
----- Original Message -----
From: "Barbara Lupton" <>
Sent: Tuesday, April 22, 2003 6:16 AM
Subject: [DEV] Amos PARTRIDGE
> I am currently checking through the names of people associated with
> Templeton (near Tiverton) to make sure my database as well as my website
> the village is updated with all the information I have.
> (www.lupton2.freeserve.co.uk/templeton/intro.htm) It can be a slow job as
> this 'brick wall' demonstrates.
> The correspondence about PARTRIDGE has been of interest as I have a record
> of an Amos PARTRIDGE - the only person in the village I've found so far
> that surname - who rented a cottage in Templeton from at least the end of
> 1845 to the end of 1849. He last paid full rent on 7 Nov 1849 for the
> previous half-year ending at Michaelmas. For Ladyday (25 Mar but actually
> collected on 1st May ) 1850 he is listed rather baldly as 'Dead.' and the
> bill is for 5s, only a quarter of the usual 6 months rent. Presumably he
> died about the previous October-November. Someone paid the rent on 1st
> perhaps a widow or a son.
> I don't have access to the 1841 census so I would be very grateful if
> can see whether he was in Templeton at that time. The population was quite
> small - well under 200 - and he probably lived in the middle of the
> An approximate age and the names of any family would be very useful.
> A connection with somewhere like Cruwys Morchard seems much more likely
> with (East) Portlemouth as mentioned in recent queries, though both these
> places and also Morchard Bishop figure largely in families in 1851 where
> there is someone still living who was born about 1770-1790. This is
> that Amos was elderly but I can't rule out any age over 20 or so.
> Barbara Lupton
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