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John Harper

John Harper

Male 1818 - 1897  (78 years)Deceased    Has 5 ancestors and 82 descendants in our family tree.


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  • Name John Harper 
    Born 25 Dec 1818  Wroughton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Christened 28 Dec 1818  Wroughton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 6 Jun 1841  Wroughton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Age: 22y 
    Address:
    Wroughton Tything 
    Occupation 6 Jun 1841  Wroughton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Agricultural Labourer 
    Occupation 1851  Swindon, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    GWR Porter 
    Address:
    Swindon Passenger Station 
    • According to the records of British Rail, John started working for them in this year.
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Wroughton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Age: 32y 
    Address:
    Sch 144, Wroughton Village 
    Occupation 30 Mar 1851  Wroughton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Agricultural Labourer 
    Census 7 Apr 1861  Wroughton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Age: 42y 
    Address:
    Sch 275, Wroughton Village 
    Occupation 7 Apr 1861  Wroughton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    GWR Porter 
    Census 2 Apr 1871  Swindon, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: 52y 
    Address:
    Sch 47, Easted Hill 
    Occupation 2 Apr 1871  Swindon, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Railway Porter 
    Occupation 27 Dec 1873  Swindon, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Foreman 
    Address:
    Swindon Passenger Station 
    • On this date, his wages were increased to 27/- (£1 - 7 shillings) per week.
    Census 3 Apr 1881  Swindon, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Age: 62y 
    Address:
    12 Eastcott Hill 
    Occupation 3 Apr 1881  Swindon, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Railway Porter 
    Died 29 Jan 1897  Swindon, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: Old Age 
    Address:
    12 Eastcott Hill 
    Buried 3 Feb 1897  Swindon, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Grave C354, Radnor St Cemetery 
    Siblings 1 sibling 
     1. Elizabeth Harper
              b. 1817, Wroughton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     
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    Person ID I775  Mitchell Families
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2014 

    Father John Harper (ID:I1000)
              b. Wroughton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Ancestors Hannah Waldron (ID:I1001)
              b. 1791, Ogbourne St Andrew, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1825, Wroughton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years) 
    Married 13 Oct 1814  Ogbourne St Andrew, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F266  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ancestors Hannah Jerome (ID:I776)
              b. Cal 1820, Wroughton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 24 Feb 1878, Swindon, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Married 24 Apr 1841  Wroughton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age at Marriage He was 22 years and 4 months - She was 21 years and 4 months  
    Children 
     1. Sarah Harper (ID:I781)
              b. 1841, Wroughton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. John Harper (ID:I777)
              b. 1843, Wroughton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1899, Swindon, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
    +3. Jonas Harper (ID:I769)
              b. 10 Jan 1845, Wroughton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 28 Aug 1908, Swindon, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    +4. Jane Harper (ID:I778)
              b. 1847, Wroughton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    +5. Thomas Harper (ID:I780)
              b. 1849, Ogbourne St Andrew, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1913, Marlborough, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     6. Elizabeth Harper (ID:I9329)
              b. 1854, Wroughton, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2009 
    Family ID F206  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Emma Russell (ID:I5383)
              b. Cal 1829, Swindon, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1909, Swindon, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Married 1878  Highworth, Wiltshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Age at Marriage He was 59 years - She was 49 years  
    Last Modified 10 Mar 2008 
    Family ID F1435  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Dec 1818 - Wroughton, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 28 Dec 1818 - Wroughton, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 24 Apr 1841 - Wroughton, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 22y,Address:
    Wroughton Tything - 6 Jun 1841 - Wroughton, Wiltshire, England
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    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agricultural Labourer - 6 Jun 1841 - Wroughton, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - GWR Porter,Address:
    Swindon Passenger Station - 1851 - Swindon, Wiltshire, England
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    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 32y,Address:
    Sch 144, Wroughton Village - 30 Mar 1851 - Wroughton, Wiltshire, England
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    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agricultural Labourer - 30 Mar 1851 - Wroughton, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 42y,Address:
    Sch 275, Wroughton Village - 7 Apr 1861 - Wroughton, Wiltshire, England
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    Link to Google MapsOccupation - GWR Porter - 7 Apr 1861 - Wroughton, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 52y,Address:
    Sch 47, Easted Hill - 2 Apr 1871 - Swindon, Wiltshire, England
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    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Railway Porter - 2 Apr 1871 - Swindon, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Foreman,Address:
    Swindon Passenger Station - 27 Dec 1873 - Swindon, Wiltshire, England
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    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1878 - Highworth, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Age: 62y,Address:
    12 Eastcott Hill - 3 Apr 1881 - Swindon, Wiltshire, England
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    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Railway Porter - 3 Apr 1881 - Swindon, Wiltshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Old Age,Address:
    12 Eastcott Hill - 29 Jan 1897 - Swindon, Wiltshire, England
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    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Grave C354, Radnor St Cemetery - 3 Feb 1897 - Swindon, Wiltshire, England
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  • Sources 
    1. [S8735] UK, Railway Employment Records, 1833-1956.

    2. [S3709] Census 1841 Wroughton, Wiltshire, England HO107/1176/13 (John Harper).

    3. [S7601] Census 1851 Wroughton, Wiltshire, England HO107/1833/434/32 (John Harper), (HO107/1833/434/32).

    4. [S7606] Census 1861 Wroughton, Wiltshire, England RG9/1271/27/46 (John Harper), (RG9/1271/27/46).

    5. [S3713] Census 1871 Swindon, Wiltshire, England RG10/1883 (John Harper).

    6. [S3714] Census 1881 Swindon, Wiltshire, England RG11/2020 (John Harper).