Orlando: women’s writing

Following is a link to the information about Priscilla on the Orlando website

Orlando

Click on the tabs along the top to view. Note some of the early biographical information does not seem to be entirely accurate.

Published in: on November 9, 2011 at 9:19 am  Leave a Comment  

Priscilla’s grandchildren

I have compiled the information in the last two posts into this list of grandchildren organised by their year of birth. 

  1. Catherine Gurney Wakefield (1793-1873)
  2. Barclay Head (b.1796)
  3. Edward Gibbon Wakefield (1796-1862)
  4. Alfred Head (b.1797)
  5. Daniel Bell Wakefield (1798-1858)
  6. Caroline Head (b.1798)
  7. Arthur Wakefield (1799-1843)
  8. John Head (b.1800)
  9. William Hayward Wakefield (1801-1848)
  10. Benjamin Head (b. 1801)
  11. John Howard Wakefield (1803-1862)
  12. Lucy Anne Head (b, 1803)
  13. Edward Head (b. 1805)
  14. Henry Head (b. 1806)
  15. Felix Wakefield (1807-1875)
  16. Maria Priscilla Head (b. 1808)
  17. Priscilla Wakefield (1809-1887)
  18. Mary Head (b. 1810)
  19. Percy Wakefield (1810-1832)
  20. Joshua Wheeler Head (b. 1812)
  21. Un-named Wakefield (1813)
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Edward’s children

 Priscilla’s son Edward Wakefield was married twice. First to Susannah Crush in 1791 and following is a list of their children. After Susan’s death he married Frances Davies in 1822.

Catherine Gurney (1793-1873)

Edward Gibbon (1796-1862)

Daniel Bell (1798-1858)

Arthur (1799-1843)

William Hayward (1801-1848)

John Howard (1803-1862)

Felix (1807-1875)

Priscilla (1809-1887)

Percy (1810-1832)

Un-named (1813)

 Source: A Sort of Conscience The Wakefields, Philip Temple, Auckland University Press, 2002.

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Bell’s children

Studying family history can be a rewarding but sometimes frustrating experience. In his quest one researcher has provided the marriage date  of Isabella and Joshua Head  (12th September 1794) and the birth dates of their children

Barclay HEAD born 03/01/1796
Alfred HEAD " 26/02/1797
Caroline HEAD " 1798
John HEAD " 28/03/1800
Benjamin HEAD " 02/08/1801
Lucy Ann HEAD " 06/04/1803
Edward HEAD " 16/02/1805
Henry HEAD " 10/10/1806
Maria Priscilla HEAD " 05/08/1808
Mary HEAD " 29/09/1810
Joshua Wheeler HEAD " 10/06/1812

Source: http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/Middlesex_County_UK/2002-04/1018095956

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