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Ambrose Nosworthy

Male Abt 1786 - 1810  (~ 24 years)


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  • Name Ambrose Nosworthy 
    Relationshipwith George William Craxford
    Born Abt 1786 
    Christened 4 Apr 1786  Widecombe-In-The-Moor, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Baptism record states: Ambrose Nosworthy, son of William and Ann.
    Gender Male 
    Died
    • This may be the Joiner, named Nosworthy, who was one of the three men who died due to falling down a well shaft after having been overcome by carbonite gas. It was written up in the 3 September 1810 edition of "The Times". "a joiner, named Nosworthy, caused a rope to be fixed round his waist and was let down, but on his senses going off, the noose of the rope slipped, and he was likewise precipitated to the bottom [of the well]. ....After this they procured a grappling iron, by which the three bodies were extricated from the well, but the life of each was extinct".
    Buried 12 Aug 1810  Widecombe-In-The-Moor, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Burial record states, Ambrose Nosworthy, age 25, buried 12 August 1810.
    Person ID I7025  Extended Craxford Family | Judith's maternal branch in the Craxford tree
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2007 

    Father William Nosworthy,   b. Abt 1744,   d. Abt Feb 1840  (Age ~ 96 years) 
    Mother Ann Cleave,   b. Abt 1751,   bur. 14 Jan 1796, Widecombe-In-The-Moor, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Married 10 Oct 1775  Widecombe-In-The-Moor, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Banns of marriage between William Nosworthy and Ann Cleave were published on the 10th, 17th and 24th of September 1775. The said William Nosworthy of this parish and Ann Cleave of the same, were married in this church by banns the 10th day of October 1775 by me, Robert Taylor, Minister of Manaton. Both made their marks in the presence of William Cleave and Nathaniel Tremilla.
    Divorced Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F7008  Group Sheet,  Family chart

    Family Elizabeth Widdicombe,   b. Abt 1783, Chudleigh, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1862, Chudleigh, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Married 5 Nov 1808  Chudleigh, Devon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • According to the Banns register, Ambrose Nosworthy was a sojourner of the parish of Chudleigh; at the time of his marriage he was recorded as "being of the parish of Chudleigh"; he was able to sign the register. Elizabeth Widdicombe was 25 years of age.
    Children 
     1. Mary Ann Nosworthy,   b. 16 Mar 1810,   d. Aft 1881  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2007 
    Family ID F7024  Group Sheet,  Family chart

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