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Re: The Gazey family
Posted by: Natalie Gazey Date: November 07, 2000 at 15:56:31
In Reply to: Re: The Gazey family by Emma Stanford of 200

Hi Emma. I had a long weekend up at my mothers and came back with a mountain of Gazey information. Since January 1991, she and about 9 other contributors have been compiling a little booklet called the 'Gazey Gazette' which pools all of their Gazey sources and references eg birth marriage and death records, wills, census and hearth returns, rolls of honour and anything else they came across. My mother (Gillian Palmer previously Gazey) has given me vols 1-7 and is about to photocopy vol 8. She has also traced my family line back to William Gazey of Chipping Campden possibly baptised in 1665, and has also prepared a booklet on his descendents. My mothers information tends to stop at the beginning of the 1900's to protect privacy. I don't yet ahve a copy of any of the family trees that she has done, but I hope to in the next month or so.
Do you or anyone else in this forum use a good geneology program so that we could all collate our information on so that we could easily share it?
Emma, back in vol 2 of my mothers 'Gazettes', I have some records for Brailes...
She has a record of John Wheeler Gazey marrying Elizabeth Hemming in Brailes on 8/11/1815.

There is a baptism record of an Eliza daughter of John being baptised at Brailes on 29/1/1863. (could she be the daughter of your John born in 1824?)

and the census return 1n 1841 for Wellesbourne Hastings is:
John Gazey 50 Ag Lab yes
Elizabeth Gazey 45 (mistake by clerk - should be 54) yes
George Gazey 15 yes
Charles Gazey 12 yes
William Reading 40 Ag Lab yes
I dont know what the yes means, but could this be John and Elizabeth married at Brailes with their 2 youngest children?


The census return 1n 1851 for Weston Subedge is:
Joseph Hemmings Head Mar 77yrs Farmer b.Weston Subedge
Mary Hemmings Wife Mar 61 yrs Farmer's Wife b. Brailes, Warks
William Stanley Servant unmar 19 yrs Farm Labourer b. Broadway
George Gazey Servant unmar 15 yrs Farm Labourer b. Saintbury.
This may be your George born in 1826, whose parents were married in Brailes in 1815.

The census return 1n 1851 for Wellesbourne Hastings is:
John Gazey hd mar 60 Farm Labourer b. Wellesbourne
Elizabeth do wife mar 64 Labourers wife b.Brailles

The census return 1n 1861 for Wellesbourne Hastings is:
Elizabeth Gazey hd wid 74 formerly shepherd's wife b.Brailles


I have some other Wellesboune Hastings census returns - they don't give you any fresh infomation but consolodate what you already know. I'll post it in my next note.

I hope that you can make sense of all this. Best Wishes, Natalie.








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