John Taylor

Author: Christine Gambles
Date published: 07/06/2020
© Christine Gambles

John Taylor



John was born in Newbury he was the youngest child of Thomas and Harriet Taylor (nee Gearing) who married in Newbury in 1847. Thomas was born in Peasemore c1812 and was a Labourer/ Agricultural Labourer and Harriet was born c1822 in Leckhampstead .

Thomas and Harriet also had the following children:

Edward c1846

William c1848

Francis born 1850

Martha c1855

George c1858


The family were lodging in Hill Green Newbury in 1851 with Harriet’s mother Martha Gearing. In 1861 Harriet and Thomas were lodging in Old Road Newbury, they were still living in Old Road Newbury in 1871but were no longer lodgers.

John died aged 9 months in 1862 he was laid to rest in the Newtown Road Cemetery on the 31st January.

Both of John’s parents died in 1878 his father was buried in the Newtown Road Cemetery on the 5th January and his mother was buried 5 days later on the 10th January.


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