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CORNWELL - I - HUCKLE - I - MORTLOCK - I - MANSFIELD - I - REYNOLDS - I - CARTER - I - ANABLE - I - STEARN

CHRONOLOGY - I - DRAMATIS PERSONAE - I - WHERE PEOPLE CAME FROM - I - CALENDAR

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Samuel Anable
born Dry Drayton, Cambridgeshire, 1849
died Dry Drayton, Cambridgeshire, 1922

on the Reynolds family tree
part of the
Anable family story

married to Lydia Stearn

father of Alice Mary Anable

son of
William Anable
and
Rachel Rogers

Samuel Anable (1849-1922). My Mother's Mother's Mother's Father. My Great-Great-Grandfather.

 

1851 census:

Samuel was one year old at the time of the 1851 census. The Anable family were living at 23 the Cottages, Dry Drayton, Cambridgeshire.

Samuel's father William is shown as a bricklayer. He was 27 years old. His mother Rachel was 26 years old.

Samuel was the younger of two children at the time of the 1851 census: Elizabeth, his sister, was 5. Also living in the house at the time of the census were two lodgers, John and Mary Rogers, aged 65 and 64 respectively. John's occupation is shown as blacksmith. Almost certainly, these are the parents of Samuel's mother Rachel, whose maiden name was Rachel Rogers.

The census records that Samuel was born at Dry Drayton in Cambridgeshire, as were his sister and his mother. His father was born in Grantchester, Cambridgeshire. The transcript for the entry is here.

 
 

1861 census:

Samuel was eleven years old at the time of the 1851 census. The Anable family were living at Dry Drayton, Cambridgeshire.

Samuel's father William is shown as a bricklayer. He was 37 years old. His mother Rachel was 36 years old.

Samuel was the oldest of five children living at home at the time of the 1861 census: Elizabeth, his sister, who appears on the 1851 census, is no longer at home. Also living in the house at the time of the census were William aged 9, Maria aged 7, Susan aged 5 and Rachel aged 9 months. William's gravestone is still extant in Dry Drayton graveyard - he died at the age of 71 in 1922. The two lodgers, John and Mary Rogers, Samuel's mother's parents, who appear on the 1851 census, are no longer living in the household.

The census records that Samuel was born at Dry Drayton in Cambridgeshire, as were his brother, sisters and his mother. His father was born in Grantchester, Cambridgeshire. The transcript for the entry is here.

 
 

1871 census:

Samuel was twenty one years old at the time of the 1851 census. The Anable family were living at Dry Drayton, Cambridgeshire.

Samuel's father William is shown as a bricklayer. He was 47 years old. His mother Rachel was also 47 years old.

Samuel was the oldest of five children living at home at the time of the 1871 census: The others were William aged 19, Susan aged 14 and Phoebe aged 8.

The census records that Samuel was born at Dry Drayton in Cambridgeshire, as were his brother, his sisters and his mother. His father was born in Grantchester, Cambridgeshire. The entry is here.

 
 

1877:
Samuel married Lydia Stearn on the 15th December at St Peter and St Paul, Dry Drayton.




1881 census:

Samuel was thirty one years old at the time of the 1851 census. The Anable family were living at High Street, Dry Drayton, Cambridgeshire.

Samuel is shown as a bricklayer. His wife Lydia was 25 years old.

Samuel had two children living at home at the time of the 1881 census: Francis was 2 and William was 1.

The census records that all the family were born at Dry Drayton in Cambridgeshire. The entry is here.


 

1891 census:

Samuel was forty-two years old at the time of the 1891 census. The Anable family were living at Long Lane, Dry Drayton, Cambridgeshire. Long Lane does not appear on modern maps, but may refer to the road called Scotland Road today.

Samuel is shown as a bricklayer. His wife Lydia is 35 years old.

Samuel had five children living at home at the time of the 1891 census. Francis was 12, William was 11, my great-grandmother Alice was 8, Percy was 6 and Susan was two weeks old.

The census records that Samuel was born at Dry Drayton in Cambridgeshire, as were all the family. The transcript for the entry is here.

 
 

1901 census:

Samuel was fifty years old at the time of the 1901 census. The Anable family were living at Pettits Lane, Dry Drayton, Cambridgeshire. The road still exists today, off of the village High Street.

Samuel is shown as a bricklayer. His wife Lydia is 46 years old.

Samuel had three children living at home at the time of the 1891 census. Percy was 16 and is shown as a bricklayer's labourer, Susan was 10, and Henry Thomas, or 'Harry' was 4. Francis, William and my great-grandmother Alice had already left home.

The census records that Samuel was born at Dry Drayton in Cambridgeshire, as were all the family. The transcript for the entry is here.

 
 

1911 census:

Samuel was sixty-one years old at the time of the 1911 census. The Anable family were living at Pettits Lane, Dry Drayton, Cambridgeshire, as they had been at the time of the 1901 census. The road still exists today, off of the village High Street.

Samuel is shown as a bricklayer general. His wife Lydia is 56 years old, and they had been married for 36 years.

Samuel had one child living at home at the time of the 1911 census. Henry Thomas, or 'Harry' was 14, and is shown as a labourer. Five older children had now left home.

The census records that Samuel was born at Dry Drayton in Cambridgeshire, as were all the family. The transcript for the entry is here.

 
   
     


1916:
Samuel's youngest son Harry was
killed on the first day of the Somme, July 1st. He was 20 years old, and is remembered among the Missing on the Thiepval memorial and on the parish war memorial in Dry Drayton church.

1922: Samuel died at the age of 72, and was buried in Dry Drayton churchyard on 3rd April, fifteen days before his brother William.


LIFE GOES ON: AN INTRODUCTION

MY GRANDPARENTS - I - MY GREAT-GRANDPARENTS - I - MY GREAT-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS - I - MY GREAT-GREAT-GREAT-GRANDPARENTS

THE SIXTEEN FAMILIES

KNOTT - I - BOWLES - I - WATERS - I - HARRALL - I - PAGE - I - WISEMAN - I - CROSS - I - CARTER

CORNWELL - I - HUCKLE - I - MORTLOCK - I - MANSFIELD - I - REYNOLDS - I - CARTER - I - ANABLE - I - STEARN

CHRONOLOGY - I - DRAMATIS PERSONAE - I - WHERE PEOPLE CAME FROM - I - CALENDAR

MAP OF ELY - I - MAP OF MEDWAY
MAP OF CAMBRIDGE AND DISTRICT

THE WORKHOUSE

WORLD WAR I - I - WORLD WAR II

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