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Husband: William Defew 1
Born: ABT 1817 in Attleborough, Norfolk 2 Christened: 15 Dec 1817 in Attleborough, Norfolk 3 Census: 1841 in Church Street, Attleborough, Norfolk (see note 1) Census: 1851 in Besthorpe Lane, Attleborough, Norfolk (see note 2) Census: 1861 in Crown Street, Attleborough, Norfolk (see note 3) Census: 1871 in Back Street, Attleborough, Norfolk (see note 4) Census: 1881 in Millers Square, Attleborough, Norfolk (see note 5) Census: 1891 in Millers Square, Attleborough, Norfolk (see note 6) Died: 1895 in Norfolk 4 (see note 7) Occupation: 1841 Horse Keeper 5 Occupation: 1851 Harness Maker 3,2 Occupation: 1861 Saddler 6 Occupation: 1871 - 1881 Harness Maker 7,8 Occupation: 1891 In receipt of Parish Relief 9 Father: George Defew (1778 - 1857) Mother: Mary Ann Bowden (1784 - 1861)
Wife: Rebecca Button 1,10 Married name: Rebecca Defew Married: 1 Nov 1848 in Wicklewood, Norfolk 10 (see note 8)
Born: 16 Aug 1821 in Wymondham, Norfolk 6,11 (see note 9) Christened: 2 Sep 1821 in Wesleyan Chapel, New Buckenham, Norfolk 10,11 (see note 10) Christened: 28 Apr 1844 in Old Buckenham, Norfolk 11 (see note 11) Census: 1851 in Besthorpe Lane, Attleborough, Norfolk (see note 12) Census: 1861 in Crown Street, Attleborough, Norfolk (see note 13) Census: 1871 in Back Street, Attleborough, Norfolk (see note 14) Census: 1881 in Millers Square, Attleborough, Norfolk (see note 15) Died: 1889 in Norfolk 4 (see note 16) Father: Mother: Notes
1 M Thomas Button Defew | Born: 1 Mar 1846 Wicklewood, Norfolk 6,10 sp. Friedericka Louisa Emelie Heinemann |Married: 11 Nov 1867 Marylebone, London 12,10,13 Born: ABT 1846 Died: 29 May 1915 | Died: 1915 10 | Buried
2 M William Defew | Born: 1849 Attleborough, Norfolk 7,4 sp. Sarah Curson |Married: 1879 Norfolk 4 Born: ABT 1855 Died: 1903 | Died: 1917 Norfolk 4 | Buried
3 F Charlotte Defew | Born: 1851 Attleborough, Norfolk 1,2,6,13 | Died: | Buried
4 M Edward Defew | Born: 1852 Attleborough, Norfolk 7,4 sp. Mary Ann Harrold |Married: 1877 Suffolk 4 Born: 1857 Died: | Died: 1925 Suffolk 14 | Buried
5 M Frederick James Defew | Born: 1854 Norfolk 1,13 | Died: 1858 Norfolk 1,4,13 | Buried
6 M George Herbert Defew | Born: 1858 Attleborough, Norfolk 6,13 sp. Emma Neave |Married: 1879 Norfolk 4 Born: 1858 Died: 1914 | Died: 1943 Norfolk 1,13 | Buried
Sources: (1) . (2) . (3) . (4) . (5) . (6) . (7) . (8) . (9) . (10) email June 2007 george_defew@optusnet.com.au. (11) http://www.freereg.org.uk. (12) . (13) . (14) . Event Notes Note (1) Age "20", Horse Keeper. With parents and sister Elizabeth Note (2) HO107/1823 f53: Age 34, born Attleborough. Harness Maker, with wife Rebecca and children Note (3) RG9/1237 f29: Age 44, born Attleborough. Saddler, with wife Rececca and children. Note (4) RG10/1841 f43: Age 51, born Attleborough. Harness Maker, with wife Rebecca and children, and sister Maria Note (5) RG11/1974 f5: Age 64, born Attleborough. Harness Maker, with wife Rebecca and granddaughter Charlotte Defew Note (6) RG12/1549 f4: Age 78, born Attleborough. Widower, with son George Defew and family. In receipt of Parish Relief Note (7) Dec 1895 Wayland 4b 165, age 80. Note (8) According to Elizabeth Orme, they married in Barnet, Hertfordshire in 1844. Note (9) 1851 census has born Attleborough Note (10) Born 10 Aug 1821, parents John Button and Elizabeth Daniel Note (11) Born 16 Aug 1821, parents John and Elizabeth Button, abode Wicklewood Note (12) Age 29, born Attleborough, with husband William Defew and children Note (13) Age 36, born Wymondham. With husband William Defew and children. Note (14) Age 48, born Wymondham. With husband William Defew and children Note (15) Age 56, born Attleborough, with husband William Defew and granddaughter Charlotte Defew Note (16) Sep 1889 Wayland 4b 150, age 66 For comments and questions about this family, email Howard Slatter Updated 18 May 2020 Name Index