Reeves, Samuel (c1772 GLS - 1853 GLS)


Reeves, Samuel


Father: Samuel REEVE
Mother: Elizabeth HARRIS

Birth: c1772
Birth Source: Baptism

Death: 1853
Death Source: GRO Index to Deaths

Spouse1: Elizabeth FOUCH


Samuel REEVE(s) is the fourth of four known children of Samuel REEVE and his wife Elizabeth (nee HARRIS. He was baptised at the Parish Church of St Michael and All Saints, Bishops Cleeve, Gloucestershire in January 1772.

On 9 October 1808, the Banns were called for the third time at Parish Church of St Mary, (GB_GLS_Tewkesbury|Tewkesbury)), Gloucestershire in anticipation of the marriage of Elizabeth FOUCH, of this parish, and Samuel REEVES of the Parish of Bishops Cleeve. There is a corresponding entry in the Banns register of the Parish Church of St Michael and All Saints, Bishops Cleeve.

Samuel REEVES and Elizabeth FOUCH were married on 16 October 1808 at Parish Church of St Mary, (GB_GLS_Tewkesbury|Tewkesbury)), Gloucestershire.
The known children of Samuel Reeves and his wife Elizabeth (nee FOUCH) are
  1. John REEVE, bapt. July 1809
  2. William REEVES, bapt. July 1813
  3. James REEVES, bapt. July 1815
  4. Samuel REEVES, bapt. March 1821
All four sons were baptised at at the Parish Church of St Michael and All Saints, Bishops Cleeve and on all four occasions it was noted that the family were "of Gotherington". On the latter three entries, Samuel's occupation is noted as Labourer.

On the 1841 census taken on 6 June, Samuel and Elizabeth are to be found in Gotherington. Samuel's age is recorded as 65 years old and was born in county (that is to say in Gloucestershire). His occupation is again given as a Poulterer. The third member of the household is another Samuel Reeves, age 20, most probably their son Samuel.

In November 1846, Samuel's son Samuel was married in nearby Cheltenham. Samuel declared his father Samuel's occupation as a Poulterer.

At the time of the 1851 census, on 30 March, Samuel and Betty Reeves are again to be found in Gotherington. Samuel is now 79 years of age and gives his place of birth as Gotherington, Gloucestershire. His occupation (and that of the other adult family members) is Poulterer. In addition to his wife Betty (sic, Elizabeth) (age 64, born Harperly, sic Apperley, Gloucestershire) are his son Samuel Reeves, daughter in law Ann and eleven month old grandson William Reeves. The household is completed by a 15 year old servant, Daniel Jenners.

A decade later and the 1861 census shows Samuel's wife Elizabeth as a widow in the home of their son Samuel. The burial of Samuel Reeves, of Gotherington, age 81, is recorded in the Parish Burial Register of St Michael and All Saints, Bishops Cleeve in March 1853. The GRO Index to Deaths notes a corresponding death registration during the first quarter of 1853 in the Winchcomb Registration District, but with age 82

Research Notes



Baptism:   Bishops Cleeve Combined Register Page 47 (modern annotation) (image 26 of 110 at Ancestry)
Marriage: FamilySearch   https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NLCJ-GHW
Death:      GRO Index to Deaths   1853, March quarter, Winchcomb Registration District
Burial:     Bishops Cleeve Burial Register Page 169, row 1350 (image 175 of 207 at Ancestry)
1841 Census: HO107, Piece 0354, Book 2, Folio 10 reverse, Page 15, third dwelling
1851 Census: HO107, Piece 1971, Folio 341 face, Page 18, Schedule 76
1861 Census: RG9, Piece 1793, Folio 24 reverse, Page 6, Schedule 39 - HoH son Samuel with widowed mother Elizabeth

1808 Bishops Cleeve Banns Register Page 30, entry 145 (image 188 of 234 at Ancestry)
1808 Tewkesbury Banns Register Page 23, entry 159 (image 40 of 94 at Ancestry)
1809 Baptism of son John - Bishops Cleeve Baptismal Register Page 103 (modern annotation) (image 54 of 110 at Ancestry)
1813 Baptism of son William - Bishops Cleeve Baptismal Register Page 3, entry 21 (image 15 of 217 at Ancestry)
1815 Baptism of son James - Bishops Cleeve Baptismal Register Page 14, entry 217 (image 26 of 217 at Ancestry)
1821 Baptism of son Samuel - Bishops Cleeve Baptismal Register Page 36, entry 288 (image 48 of 217 at Ancestry)
1846 Marriage of son Samuel - St Mary's Cheltenham Marriage Register Page 67, entry 134 (image 75 of 264 at Ancestry)
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