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William Charleton Featherstone

Male - 1858


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  • Name William Charleton Featherstone 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 13 May 1794  St Andrew, Plymouth, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Insolvent 22 May 1829 
    • list of bankcrupts from London Gazette not sure of date
      William Charleton Featherstone, of Exeter, toyman

      The Bankrupt Directory
      Being a Complete Register of all the Bankrupts, with their Residences,
      Trades and Dates when they Appeared in the London Gazette.
      From December 1820 to April 1843, Alphabetically Arranged
      Featherstone William Charleton, Exeter, toyman. May 22, 1829.

      Insolvent Debtors - 1830
      Articles from the London Gazette
      Provided by Lindsey Withers
      The Matters of the PETITIONS and SCHEDULES of the PRISONERShereinafternamed (the same having been filed in the Court) areappointed to be heardas follows:
      London Gazette - Issue 18903 published on the 14 February 1832
      Harriett Pleass, Spinster, late of No. 197, Fore-Street, in the CityofExeter, Milliner and Dress-Maker, carrying on business there asaMilliner and Dress-Maker, carrying on business there as a MillinerandDress-Maker in partnership with Mary Murch Damerel, under the firmofPleass and Damerel, and heretofore an Assistant as a Milliner intheshop of William Charleton Featherstone, at No. 194Fore-Street,Exeter.

      Exeter Working Papers in British Book Trade History
      Featherstone's EXETER TIMES. Newspaper. Published by WilliamCharletonFeatherstone q.v. 30/9/1836-10/1/1837.

      from 'Etched in Devon's Memory'
      Featherstone, William Charleton. Printer, also listed in directoriesastobacconist 1836-1846, 1849-1851, lithographic printer 1853-1854.Exeter:194, High Street 1828d; 73, Fore Street 1831d-1832; 162, ForeStreet1832-1835d; New London Inn Square 1836d-1846d; 199, High Street1845;246, High Street 1847d, 1853d-1854d; Bedford Lane 1848d-1851d;146, HighStreet 1855d; 248, High Street 1856d; 1, Bedford Street1850d-1856d.Separate entry as bookseller, 164, Fore Street 1835d.Listed asFeatherstone & Son 1853d-1854d. Born: Plymouth 1794/5.Married: wife diedEFP 25/12/1828 3a, married Jane, born Stepney,Middlesex 1808/9.Children: Samuel bap. St. Petrock 23/5/1831. AdvertsEFP 11/3/1824 4e,3/7/1834 4e, 15/1/1835 2d. Severed connection withWestern Times EFP25/6/1835 3a. Advert for commencement ofFeatherstone's Exeter Times EFP22/9/1836 3f. Newspaper discontinued10/1/1837. Moved to 199, High StreetEFP 24/7/1845 2d. Sources: Census1851 1869/162. Imprints: Somers Cockssources: 139, singleprints:http://www.devon.gov.uk/print/index/cultureheritage/libraries/localstudies/lsdatabase.htm?url=etched/etched/100126/1.html

      Featherstone's Exeter Times
      Produced between 30th September 1836 and the 10th January 1837.Issues15

      1841 census HO107/268/9/25/44/12
      New London Inn, Square, St Sidwell, Devon
      William Featherstone 47 printer y
      Jane Featherstone 32 n
      Saml Featherstone 10 y
      Ann Way 23 servant y
      Eliza Wooper 21 shop woman y

      will
      The will of William Charleton Featherstone late of the city ofExeterprinter deceased who died 3 February 1858 at Exeter aforesaidwasproved at Exeter by the oath of Jane Featherstone of Exeteraforesaidwidow the relict and the sole executrix Effects under 450

      death registration index William Charlton Featherstone Mar 1858ExeterDEV 5b 88
    Court 09 Feb 1831  [2

    • Featherston v The King - libel case Exeter Newspaper
    Residence 1832  194 Fore Street, Exeter, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Business 14 Feb 1832  Shop,194 Fore Street, Exeter, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Business Between 30 Sep 1836 and 10 Jan 1837  Exeter Times, Exeter, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • FEATHERSTONE'S EXETER TIMES. Newspaper
    Occupation 1841 
    printer 
    Residence 1841  New London Inn, Square, St Sidwell, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    1841 Census 06 Jun 1841  New London Inn, Square, St Sidwell, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Printer
    Died 03 Feb 1858  Exeter, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Death Mar 1858  5b.88, Exeter, DEV, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Name William Featherston  [5
    Reference Number 12545 
    Reference Number P6988 
    Person ID I12545  Featherstone Main
    Last Modified 19 Dec 2017 

    Father William Damerel Featherstone 
    Mother Ann (Unknown) 
    Married Y  [1, 8
    Family ID F4667  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Jane Goodridge,   b. Abt 1809, Stepney, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1885, 5b.248, Tavistock, DEV, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Married 11 May 1830  Paignton, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
     1. Samuel Featherstone,   b. Bef 23 May 1831, Exeter, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Aug 1883, The Vicarage, Whitchurch, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 52 years)
    Last Modified 21 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F4665  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ann Avery,   d. 25 Dec 1828 
    Married 18 May 1817  Heavitree, Devonshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 21 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F4666  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S2587] Baptism Register St Andrew, Plymouth, (Period, -2017), First name(s) Wm Charleton
      Last name Fetherstone
      Birth year 1794
      Birth date ? ? 1794
      Baptism year 1794
      Baptism date 13 May 1794
      Denomination Anglican
      Place Plymouth, St Andrew
      Father's first name(s) Willm Damerel
      Mother's first name(s) Ann
      Mother's last name -
      County Devon
      Country England
      Archive reference 358/5
      Page 271
      Archive Plymouth & West Devon Record Office.

    2. [S190] newspaper, Featherston v The King - libel case Exeter Newspaper.

    3. [S484] Newspaper London Gazette, London Gazette, (London Gazette), Insolvent Debtors - 1830
      Articles from the London Gazette
      Provided by Lindsey Withers
      The Matters of the PETITIONS and SCHEDULES of the PRISONERS hereinafternamed (the same having been filed in the Court) are appointed to beheard as follows:
      London Gazette - Issue 18903 published on the 14 February 1832
      Harriett Pleass, Spinster, late of No. 197, Fore-Street, in the City ofExeter, Milliner and Dress-Maker, carrying on business there as aMilliner and Dress-Maker, carrying on business there as a Milliner andDress-Maker in partnership with Mary Murch Damerel, under the firm ofPleass and Damerel, and heretofore an Assistant as a Milliner in theshop of William Charleton Featherstone, at No. 194 Fore-Street, Exeter.

    4. [S597] http://bookhistory.blogspot.com/, Exeter Working Papers in British Book Trade History
      FEATHERSTONE'S EXETER TIMES. Newspaper. Published by William CharletonFeatherstone q.v. 30/9/1836-10/1/1837.

    5. [S1841] 1841 Census England & Wales, (2008), 1841 census HO107/268/9/25/44/12
      New London Inn, Square, St Sidwell, Devon
      William Featherstone 47 printer y
      Jane Featherstone 32 n
      Saml Featherstone 10 y
      Ann Way 23 servant y
      Eliza Wooper 21 shop woman y.

    6. [S3] death registration index, (1837-2010).

    7. [S3] death registration index, (1837-2010), Taken from The St Catherines Death Index (Reliability: 3).
      {TMG Surety 3.22.}

    8. [S2587] Baptism Register St Andrew, Plymouth, (Period, -2017), First name(s) Saml
      Last name Featherstone
      Birth year 1791
      Birth date ? ? 1791
      Baptism year 1791
      Baptism date 25 Oct 1791
      Denomination Anglican
      Place Plymouth, St Andrew
      Father's first name(s) Wm Damerell
      Mother's first name(s) Ann
      Mother's last name -
      County Devon
      Country England
      Archive reference 358/5
      Page 265
      Archive Plymouth & West Devon Record Office.

    9. [S2584] Marriage Register of St Petrock, Exeter, Devon, (Period, -2017), Paignton, Devon marriage register

      William Charleton Featherston of the Parish of Saint Petrock in the Cityof Exeter printer a widower and Jane Goodridge of this Parish spinsterwere married in this Church by Licence this eleventh day of May 1830 byme Thos Shore curate. Both signed he as W C Featherstone in the presenceof John Thornton? B E Hair? Catherine Pelleynew?.