Person:Benjamin Starr (4)

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Benjamin Starr
m. 16 Feb 1786
  1. John Starr
  2. Mary Starr
  3. Benjamin Starr1786 - 1866
  4. William Starr1789 -
  5. Elizabeth Starr1796 -
  6. Mary Ann Starr1802 -
  7. Maria Starr1806 -
m. 14 Sep 1807
  1. Ann Starr1807 -
  2. Elizabeth Starr1809 -
  3. Joseph Starr1812 - 1850
  4. Virtue Starr1814 -
  5. Stephen Starr1817 - 1891
  6. Fanny Starr1819 -
  7. Sarah Starr1822 -
Facts and Events
Name Benjamin Starr
Gender Male
Christening? Sep 1786 Nunney, Somerset, EnglandAll Saints
Marriage 14 Sep 1807 Nunney, Somerset, EnglandAll Saints
to Mary Newport
Death[1] 27 Apr 1866 Frome, Somerset, EnglandUnion Workhouse
Burial? 02 May 1866 Nunney, Somerset, EnglandAll Saints

Removal Order March 5, 1794

"Whereas the Churchwardens and Overseers of the Poor of the Parish of Norton Bavant in the County of Wilts, have complained to us, whose Hands and Seals are hereunto set, two of his Majestys Justices of the Peace in and for the same County, (whereof one is of the Quorum) that William Starr Mary his Wife Ann his Daughter aged about Eleven Years Benjamin his Son Aged about Three Years and an half William another son Aged about Two years and a Quarter John another son Aged about One year & five Months & Mary another daughter Aged about Nine Months have come to inhabit and reside in the said parish of Norton Bavant not having gained a legal settlement, there, and are likely to become chargeable to the parish aforesaid; WE, the said Justices of the Peace, upon due Examination thereof, as well upon the Oath of the said William Starr as otherwise, do adjudge the said complaint and Premises to be true, and that the said William Starr Mary his Wife and Ann Benjamin William John and Mary his Children and are likely to become chargeable to the said Parish of Norton Bavant and that their last legal Place of Settlement is in the Parish of Nunny in the County of Somerset - WE do therefore (according to the Statutes) hereby authorize and require you the said Churchwardens and Overseers of the Poor of the Parish of Norton Bavant aforesaid, or either of you, forthwith to remove and convey the said William Starr, Mary his Wife and Ann Benjamin William John and Mary his Children from your said Parish of Norton Bavant to the Parish of Nunny aforesaid, and them deliver to the Churchwardens and Overseers of the Poor of the same Parish, or to some or one of them, together with this our Precept or Order, or a true Copy of the same; who are hereby also commanded to receive them into their said Parish of Nunny and there provide for them as the Law directs. Herein fail not at your Perils. Given under our Hands and Seals the Fifth Day of March in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Ninety four.

signed by E. M. Lambert and John Edwards.

To the Churchwardens and Overseers of the Poor of the Parish of Norton Bavant in the said County of Wilts, to remove and convey; and to the Churchwardens and Overseers of the Poor of the Parish of Nunny in the County of Somerset aforesaid to receive. THESE."~~

Removal Order March 27, 1799

"To the Churchwardens and Overseers of the Poor of the Parish of Nunney in the said county, to execute and convey. And to the churchwardens and overseers of the Poor of the Parish of Bradford in the County of wilts to receive and obey.

For as much as Complaint hath been made unto us, whose Hands and Seals are hereunto Subscribed and set two of his majesty's Justices of the Peace, of and for the said County of Somerset (whereof one is of the Quorum) by you the Churchwardens and Overseers of the Poor of the said Parish of Nunney in the said County of Somerset. That Benjamin Star lately came and intruded himself into the said Parish of Nunney in the said County of Somerset endeavouring there to settle as an Inhabitant thereof, contrary to Law, not having any way acquired or obtained a legal Settlement therein, and is becom chargeable thereunto: We do, upon due Examination, adjudge the said Complaint and Premises to be true.--And we do further, upon the Examination of Mary Star mother of the said Benjamin Star taken upon her Oath adjudge, That the said Benjamin Star was last legalley settled in the said parish of Bradford in the County of Wilts aforesaid.

These are therefore, in his Majesty's Name, to require, order and command you, the said Churchwardens and Overseers of the Poor of the said Parish of Nunney or some or one of you, forthwith to remove and convey the said Benjamin Star from the said Parish of Nunney unto the Parish of Bradford aforesaid, and him to deliver to the Churchwardens and overseers of the Poor there, or to some of the, (together with this Order or a Duplicate or true Copy thereof) who is, and are hereby required to receive and provide for him-as the Law directs. and hereof you are not to fail, Given under our Hands and Seals the 28th day of March in the 39th Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the third, King of Great Britain, &c. and in the Year of our Lord 1799."

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References
  1. General Register Office, England and Wales, Civil Registration Indexes, Frome Registration District, Quarter 2, 1866, Volume 5c, Page 382, Age 78.