Fiannietta Wells

Author: Christine Gambles
Date published: 07/08/2020
© Christine Gambles

Fannietta Wells



Fannietta (aka Fanny) was born in Wiltshire she was baptised in Edington Wiltshire on the 20th May 1789 (name recorded as Fanneta) and was the daughter of John and Elizabeth Wells.

John and Elizabeth also had the following children (all baptised in Edington):

James 1777

Robert 1780

Sarah 1782

William 1784

Martha 1786

Phillip 1791

Frederick 1794

In the 1841 census Fanny (50) was recorded as Independent, living in Hungerford Berkshire (Hop Grass Farm) with a Henry Neate (35) and William Neate (30) both recorded as Gentlemen and two female servants. The 1851 census records her as an Annuitant boarding with a George Mills (39) and his family at Broad Hinton Wiltshire.

 In 1861 Fanny (72) was living at Wash Common with her brother Phillip (70) a Malster and Wine Merchant and his wife Maria (70).

Fanny died in 1861 she was laid to rest in the Newtown Road Cemetery on the 13th November


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