1778 - 1828
|Children||un-named, Joseph, Mary, Hannah, Joseph, Elizabeth, un-named, Sarah, Thomas|
Ann was born in Abney in 1778, the daughter of Joseph and Hannah (1). She had an older sister Mary, and an older brother Joseph (2). Her father died when she was just one year old (3).
Her grandfather named her (as Nancy) in his will of 1780, bequeathing her five shillings when to got to the age of 20 (4). Her mother remaried in 1784 to Ralph Bramwell, and four half brothers for Ann followed - Francis, two Abrahams and Ralph. Both Abrahams and Ralph died in their infancy though (5).
Nothing else is known of her until she married Joseph Bocking, on 21st August 1796 at St Peter's in Hope (6). Their first child was born soon afterwards, but it died an infant (7). Their luck didn't improve the following year when another son, Joseph, survived for only a few days (8)(9). Things got a little better after this though. Their daughter Mary was born in 1799 (10), followed by Hannah in 1801 (11). A second Joseph was born about 1803 (12), followed by another daughter, Elizabeth, in 1806 (13). Another child died in infancy in 1810 (14), before their youngest daughter Sarah was born in 1811 (15), and youngest son Thomas in 1814 (16).
Ann died, aged 50, in 1828 (17). Her mother survived her by seven years (18), and her husband by ten (19).
Brief details of her children:
|The Marriage was solemnized between Us||Joseph Bocking|
|Ann herXmark Redfearn|
|In the Presence of||Francis Eyre|
|Parents Name||Abode||Quality, Trade|
|Ann Bocking||Abney||2d August
|Hannah Bramwell||Litton||Sep 10th
|Joseph Bocking||Abney||June 18th