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1 William PONTIFEX
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Birth:         22 Oct 1766, London, England
Death:         26 Jun 1851, Edmonton, Middlesex, England
Father:        William PONTIFEX (1746-1824)
Mother:        Hannah LOUGHTON (1737-1822)
Spouse:        Mary BAILEY
Birth:         23 Nov 1767, England
Death:         19 Mar 1837, Islington, London, England
Father:        Edmund BAILEY
Mother:        Mary HATCH
Marr:          7 Jul 1789, St. Bride Fleet St. London, England
Children:      Mary (1790-1862)
                      Edmund (1791-1870)
                     William (1793-1870)
                     John (1796-1875)
                    Hannah (1797-1871)
                    Alfred (1799-1825)
                    Eliza (1801-1885)
                    Sydney (1803-1874)
                    Rupert (1805-1838)
                    Emma (Emily) Bailey (1806-1862)
                    George (1808-1862)
1.1 Mary PONTIFEX
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Birth:         14 Jun 1790, London, England
Death:         31 Dec 1862, England
Had seven children.  Searched for census but couldn't find any positive but one likely.  One of her children may have married a Cossey.  Here is a possibility....Database: 1861 England Census
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Name Estimated Birth Year Birthplace Relationship Civil Parish County/Island View Image
James Cossey abt 1860  Wrentham, Suffolk, England Son  Wrentham  Suffolk  
John Cossey abt 1814  Blinderton, Suffolk, England Head  Wrentham  Suffolk  
John Cossey abt 1850  Wrentham, Suffolk, England Son  Wrentham  Suffolk  
Maria Cossey abt 1817  Sotterly, Suffolk, England Wife  Wrentham  Suffolk  
Mary Cossey abt 1856  Wrentham, Suffolk, England Daughter  Wrentham  Suffolk  
Richard Cossey abt 1854  Wrentham, Suffolk, England Son  Wrentham  Suffolk  
Mary Sewell abt 1790  Mettingham, Suffolk, England Mother  Wrentham  Suffolk  
Spouse:        Charles SEWELL
Marr:          Jun 1815, Holborn St. Andrew
1.2a Edmund PONTIFEX*
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Birth:         19 Jul 1791
Death:         1 Aug 1870
Spouse:        Sarah MARSHALL
Birth:            31 Jul 1800, England
Death:         27 Jul 1830, England
Father:        Robert MARSHALL
Marr:          8 Jun 1820, England
Children:      Sarah (1822-1884)
                      Helen (1823-1846)
                     Edmund Alfred (1828-1909)
                     Edmund (1826-1826)
Other Spouses Elizabeth GOODMAN
1.2b Edmund PONTIFEX* (See above)
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Spouse:        Elizabeth GOODMAN
Birth:         1816, England
Death:         1888, Bath, Somerset, England
Children:      Alfred (1842-~1930)
                      Helen Adelaide (1847-)
                      William Charles (1851-1946)
                     Arthur Dorsett (1853-1909)
                     Dudley David (1855-1935)
                     Septimus Edmund Charles (1856-1936)
                    Emily Mary (1859-)
Other Spouses Sarah MARSHALL
1.3a William PONTIFEX*
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Birth:         28 Mar 1793, London, England
Death:      30 Oct 1870, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England
Spouse:        Ann MARSHALL
Birth:         England
Death:         4 May 1834, London, England
Marr:            8 Jun 1820, England
Children:      William (1821-1896)
                     Emily (1823-)
                     Anne (1825-1859)
                     Frederick (1827-)
                    Clara Emma (1831-)
                     Sarah Marshall (-1834)
Other Spouses Sophia WRIGHT
1.3b William PONTIFEX* (See above)
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Spouse:        Sophia WRIGHT
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Birth:         1818, England
Death:      1876, Brighton, Sussex, England
Father:        William Winter WRIGHT II (1781-)
Mother:        Sarah MULLETT (1776-)
Marr:          aft 1841
Other Spouses Ann MARSHALL
1.4 John PONTIFEX Esq.
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Birth:         11 Feb 1796, London, England
Death:       7 May 1875, England
Occ:           Lawyer
Spouse:        Mary MARSHALL
Birth:         3 Oct 1804, England
Death:       Nov 1864, England
Father:        Robert Bryant MARSHALL Esq.
Marr:          3 Aug 1825, England
Children:      Mary (1826-1890)
                     John
                    Julia (1829-1913)
                    Charles (1831-1912)
                    Marshall (1834-1910)
                   Catherine (1836-1913)
                   Emily (1837-1913)
                   Laura (1839-1928)
                   Jessie (1843-1874)
1.5 Hannah PONTIFEX
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Birth:         7 Nov 1797, London, England
Death:         16 Jul 1871
Had 11 Children.
Spouse:        William EAVESTAFFE
Birth:         abt 1793, London, England
Wm and wife Hannah are living in Chelsea, Middlesex, London.  Occupation Piano Forte Maker
Marr:          Jul 1815
Children:      Anne (1821-)
                     Emmeline R. (1839-)
                     Frederick (1834-)
                     Henry (1831-)
1.6 Alfred PONTIFEX
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Birth:         16 Jul 1799, London, England
Death:         15 Dec 1825, Port Maria, Jamaica
Sailed for Jamaica Jan. 4, 1820, as an agent for the Shoe Lane firm among the sugar planters.  An able young man and his eldest brother, Edmund, had a high opinion of him.  Cause of death was yellow fever.
1.7 Eliza PONTIFEX
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Birth:         13 Mar 1801, London, England
Death:       19 May 1885, Fulham, London, England
Living with her sister are Hannah's children in Hammersmith in 1881.  Hannah is deceased.
1.8 Sydney PONTIFEX
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Birth:         8 Feb 1803, London, England
Death:       Aug 1874, Hungerford, Berkshire, England
Occ:           Surveyor & Builder
In 1841 they were living in St Anne and St Agnes Aldersgate, London England.  Sydney was a builder.
Spouse:     Margaretta Andrews
Birth:         1807
Marr:  4 Jan 1829 Liverpool, Lancashire
Father:  William Andrews
Mother:  Sarah
Children:   William (1829-)
1.9 Rupert PONTIFEX
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Birth:         28 Feb 1805, London, England
Death:         4 Jun 1838, Islington, London, England
1.10 Emma (Emily) Bailey PONTIFEX
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Birth:         6 Sep 1806, London, Middlesex, England
Death:      30 Nov 1862, England
Spouse:    Captain Richard SOMERSALL
Birth:         abt 1795
Marr:          20 May 1824
1.11 George PONTIFEX
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Birth:         10 Oct 1808, London, England
Death:         1862 or 1869, England or Georgetown Demerara South Africa
Spouse:        Rebecca ANDREWS
Birth:         6 Apr 1810, England
Death:       24 Jan 1858, England
Marr:          18 Mar 1837, England
Children:      George William (1841-)
                      Thulia (1841-)
                     Sydney Rupert (1843-1910)