James Snelgrove c1783-1863

Research on his roots
1851 census states that 68 year old retired ironmonger James was born in Downton, Wiltshire. 

findmypast: only possible baptism in 1786 son of Edward and Sarah.

Downton Snelgroves who survived to census times:

  • John b1775 m Mary No birth record
  • Rowland b1781 m Sophia [Shering of Hale, Hants in 1802] died 1842, shoemaker.  Burial Rowland 1783-1842 in Redlynch, Downton, Wiltshire.  Will: Daughter Sarah Fisher, Eliza and Elizabeth, sons James and George. Witness William Snelgrove.
  • William b1781 m Mary
  • Monumental inscription John 1776-1860 m Ann [Ann Tremain in 1798]