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Family of John PARROT and Anne S[T]ANFORD

Husband: John PARROT ( -bef1841)
Wife: Anne S[T]ANFORD (aft1763-1851?)
Children: William PARROT (bef1792-1872)
Elizabeth PARROT (bef1794- )
PARROT (b.bef1795, bur.1795)
Sarah PARROT (1797?- )
Mary PARROT (aft1799-1865)
Marriage 28 Nov 1791 Cardington, Bedfordshire 1

Husband: John PARROT

Name: John PARROT 1
Sex: Male
Father: -
Mother: -
Death bef 6 Jun 1841 2

Wife: Anne S[T]ANFORD

Name: Anne S[T]ANFORD 1
Sex: Female
Father: William SANFORD (bef1734- )
Mother: Elizabeth DILLEY (1738?- )
Birth btw 31 Mar 1763 and 30 Mar 1764 Wilshamstead, Bedfordshire, England 3
Baptism 9 Feb 1766 (age 1-2) Wilshamstead, Bedfordshire 4
Census (1) 6 Jun 1841 (age 75 (!)) Cardington, Bedfordshire 2
Census (2) 30 Mar 1851 (age 87) Cardington, Bedfordshire 3
Death 1851 (app) (age 86-88) 5

Additional Information

Baptism This is a baptism record for Ann Sanford, daughter of Wm and Eliz which, as Wishamstead is pronounced Wilstead which is Ann's given birthplace on the 1851 census, I believe to be the same Ann who appears on the Cardington marriage register as Anne Stanford.
Census (1) She was the head of the household, of independent means.
Census (2) She was a widow, head of the household with a female lodger, Elizabeth Brabrook.

Child 1: William PARROT

Name: William PARROT
Sex: Male
Spouse: Sarah MRS PARROT (aft1796-1846)
Birth bef 29 Apr 1792 Cardington Cotton End, Bedfordshire, England
Baptism 29 Apr 1792 (age 0) Cardington, Bedfordshire 1
Occupation farmer's labourer 6
Census (1) 30 Mar 1851 (age 55 (!)) Flitwick, Bedfordshire 6
Census (2) 7 Apr 1861 (age 70 (!)) Church End 7
Census (3) 2 Apr 1871 (age 81 (!)) Flitwick, Bedfordshire
Death Q1 1872 (age 79) Ampthill district, Bedfordshire 8

Additional Information

Census (1) He was a widower, living with 5 of his children.
Census (2) Abraham, Ann, Hannah and Betsy were still unmarried and living at home.
Census (3) Church End
He was retired, described as 'formerly ag lab, living with his unmarried youngest daughter Betsy.

Child 2: Elizabeth PARROT

Name: Elizabeth PARROT
Sex: Female
Birth bef 18 May 1794 Cardington, Bedfordshire, England
Baptism 18 May 1794 (age 0) Cardington, Bedfordshire 1

Child 3: PARROT

Name: PARROT
Sex: Unknown
Birth bef 20 Apr 1795
Burial 20 Apr 1795 (age 0) Cardington parish church, Bedfordshire

Additional Information

Burial "An unbaptised child of John and Ann Parrot interred"

Child 4: Sarah PARROT

Name: Sarah PARROT
Sex: Female
Birth 1797 (cal) Cardington, Bedfordshire, England
Baptism 30 Mar 1800 (age 2-3) Cardington, Bedfordshire 1

Child 5: Mary PARROT

Name: Mary PARROT 9,10
Sex: Female
Spouse: John TAYLOR (aft1801-1884)
Birth btw 31 Mar 1799 and 30 Mar 1800 Harriden [Harrowden], Bedfordshire, England 11
Baptism 30 Mar 1800 (age 0) Cardington, Bedfordshire
Occupation lacemaker 11,12
Death 2 Dec 1865 (age 65) Maulden, Bedfordshire, England 13,14,15

Additional Information

Death Cause: Decay of Nature (certified)

Sources

1Peter Perrott, "The P*rr*tt Society".
2"1841 census". HO107/9/3 folio 14 page 22. Cit. Date: 6 June 1841. Assessment: Primary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
3"1851 census". HO107/1752 folio 261 page 16. Cit. Date: 30 March 1851. Assessment: Primary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
4The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "International Genealogical Index". Batch no Co21692 extracted christening records. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
www.familysearch.org.
5"GRO Death Index". 1851 Jun Bedford 6 26 OR 1851 Sep Bedford 6 19 OR 1855 Mar Bedford 6 251.
The surname was spelt Parrott in each of these entries.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
6"1851 census". HO107/1754; Folio: 378; Page: 4. Cit. Date: 30 March 1851. Assessment: Primary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
7"1861 census". RG9/1000; Folio: 73 page 2. Cit. Date: 7 April 1861. Assessment: Primary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
8"GRO Death Index". 1872 Mar Ampthill 3b 257.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
9The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "International Genealogical Index". Batch no C003922 Extracted christening reord Dates 1813-1875. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
www.familysearch.org.
10"Register of Marriages Cardington Parish Church". Cit. Date: 13 October 1823. Assessment: Primary evidence.
Bedfordshire County Records Office.
11"1851 census". HO107/1754. Cit. Date: 30 March 1851. Assessment: Primary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
12"1841 census". HO107/6. Cit. Date: 6 June 1841. Assessment: Primary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
13"1871 census". RG10/1555 folio 18 page 27. Cit. Date: 2 April 1871. Assessment: Primary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
14"GRO Death Index". Two possible entries: 1865 Mar Ampthill 3b 287 or 1865 Dec Ampthill 3b 257. Assessment: Secondary evidence.
The Family Records Centre, Myddleton Street, London.
15T H Lane registrar Ampthill sub district, Ampthill registration district, "Mary Taylor (Parrot) Death Certificate registered Q4 1865". Cit. Date: 7 December 1865. Assessment: Primary evidence.
The informant Emma Bass, present at death, made her mark.