Robert GUMBLETON


Name: Robert GUMBLETON  N0015 
Born: ca. 1787  Shaftesbury, Dorset, England
Baptised: 18 Jan 1787  Shaftesbury, Dorset, England
Parents: Unknown Hannah GUMBLETON
Died:1862 Shaftesbury RD, Dorset, England
Buried: 17 Dec 1862  Shaftesbury, Dorset, England
Occupation:Agricultural labourer   
Spouse 1Frances CAPEL
(Died 1855)
Child 1 O0060 Ann GUMBLETON ca. 1816
Child 2 O0061 Mary Ann GUMBLETON ca. 1819
Child 3 O0043 Jane GUMBLETON ca. 1826
Child 4 O0049 John GUMBLETON 1829
Child 5 P0015 Mary GUMBLETON ca. 1838
Robert Gumbleton was an illegitimate son of Hannah Gumbleton. He was baptised at Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 18 Jan 1787.

In 1815, he married Frances Capel at St James’s, Shaftesbury. They had five children.

The 1841 census shows Robert, an agricultural labourer, living with his wife and four of their children in Poor Houses, St James Street, Shaftesbury.

In 1851, they were living in Olive Yard, Shaftesbury, and Robert, now aged 65, was a pauper, late agricultural labourer.

Frances, his wife, died in 1855 and was buried at St James, Shaftesbury.

In 1861, he was a lodger in the household of his son’s mother-in-law, Elizabeth Gray, a widow.

Robert died in 1862 and was buried in Shaftesbury. 

DateEventPlaceReference
18 Jan 1787 Baptism of Robert GUMBLETON Shaftesbury, Dorset, England Baptisms index
23 Oct 1815 Marriage of Robert GUMBLETON and Frances CAPEL Shaftesbury St James, Dorset, England Marriage index
6 Jun 1841 Robert GUMBLETON (age 55) living in Poor Houses, St James St, Shaftesbury, Dorset in 1841 census Shaftesbury, Dorset, England 1841 census
30 Mar 1851 Robert GUMBLETON (age 65) living in Olive Yard, Shaftesbury in 1851 census Shaftesbury, Dorset, England 1851 census
7 Apr 1861 Robert GUMPLETON (age 70) living in St James St, Shaftesbury in 1861 census Shaftesbury St James, Dorset, England 1861 census
1862 Death registration of Robert GUMBLETON Shaftesbury RD, Dorset, England Civil registration death registers
17 Dec 1862 Burial of Robert GUMBLETON Shaftesbury, Dorset, England Burials index
6 Mar 1866 Named as father in marriage certificate of Joseph Elliott and Mary Anne Gumbleton Todber Marriage certificate


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