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Matthew Sedgwick of Liverpool (born circa 1808)

Matthew Sedgwick [John Sedgwick / Agnes Burton]
bpt. 25 December 1808 Dent, Yorkshire
m Eleanor Capstick 1827
m2 Margaret Allen 1847 (BMD)
d 1889

The 1841 census shows that Matthew was married twice. In 1851 Matthew is living with his father John in Dent with one of his children. He describes himself as a married labourer but Eleanor died in either 1841 or 1843. His other surviving children are working away from home.

Iin 1861 he is in Liverpool working as a cow keeper. In 1871 the family are living in Everton. In 1881 Matthew is living with his son John and daughter Nanny in Dent.

Three sons emigrated to Canada - more details shortly.

Descendants:

John Sedgwick

bpt. 11 November 1827 Dent, Yorkshire
d after 1881

Nanny (Agnes) Sedgwick

bpt. 23 November 1828 Dent, Yorkshire
m Matthew Haygarth 1851 (BMD)
d after 1881

Robert Sedgwick

bpt. 20 February 1830 Dent, Yorkshire
d after 1841

Eleanor Sedgwick

bpt. 2 July 1831 Dent, Yorkshire
m Edward Preston 1855 (BMD)
d after 1881

James Sedgwick

bpt. 9 January 1833 Dent, Yorkshire
d after 1841

William Sedgwick

bpt. 13 June 1834 Dent, Yorkshire
m Alice Buck 1858
ms Sarah Cook 1872
d after 1881 Canada

Dorothy Sedgwick

bpt. 17 October 1835 Dent, Yorkshire
probably m Edmund Edmondson 1856 (BMD)
d probably 1862

Matthew Sedgwick

b. 20 May 1837 Dent, Yorkshire
m Nancy Buck
d 21 November 1887 Canada

Betty Sedgwick

b. circa 1839 Dent, Yorkshire
d after 1841


Thomas Allen (Sedgwick)

b. circa 1845 Lancaster, Lancashire
m Elizabeth Eastham (nee Robinson) 1873 (BMD)
d after 1881

George Sedgwick

b. 1849 Lancaster, Lancashire
d after 1861

Betsey Sedgwick

b. 1857 Lancaster, Lancashire
d after 1871

Alice Sedgwick

b. circa 1861 Liverpool, Lancashire
perhaps m John Evans 1877
d after 1871

Source Notes:

1841 census - Matthew Sedgwick 30 Ag Lab, Eleanor Sedgwick 35, John Sedgwick 14, Nanny Sedgwick 12, Robert Sedgwick 11, Eleanor Sedgwick 10, James Sedgwick 8, William Sedgwick 7, Dorothy Sedgwick 5, Matthew Sedgwick 4, Betty Sedgwick 2 (Gawthrop, Dent - HO107 1322 3 16 5)

1851 census - ............, Dorothy Sedgwick 15 House Serv (Crossthwaithouse, Dent - HO107 2276 3 102 3)

1881 census - John Sedgwick 53 Joint Farmer Of 10 Acres, Matthew Sedgwick 72 Farm Labourer, Nanny Haygarth 52 Joint Farmer Of 10 Acres, Ellen Preston 16 (Sykelands, Dent - RG11 4296 11 15)

Descendants / Researchers:

Carol Herbert <carol@herb4.freeserve.co.uk>
website: http://www.sleepyfrog.com/me/herbertfa/index.html
Margie Peters-Fawcett <faw2005@gmail.com>
John C Ward <wardjc@ozemail.com.au>
website: http://www.wardjc.com

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