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Folk Biography Information

Folk Biography Information

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NameBarrett, George
Date of Birth1862
Location/CommunityMarston Meysey
NotesGeorge and William Barrett from whom Williams collected songs, were brothers.

Birth / baptism
Gloucestershire: Northleach, Jan Feb Mar, 1862, Vol. 6a, p 3*3; Eastleach, Gloucestershire, 3 January, 1862 [AB];
Eastleach Turville, 1862 [Census, 1901]

Marriage
Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Cirencester, Oct, Nov, Dec, 1883, vol. 6a, p 745; married Mary Elizabeth Rowland;

George Edward; Kempsford 15 December 1883 22 labourer signed to Mary Elizabeth Rowland 24 signed [AB]

Death / burial
Wiltshire, Cricklade, 1929, age, 68, vol. 5a, p 46;
Marston Meysey - 9 November 1929 aged 68 [AB]
Census InformationCensus 1911
Listed as George E. Barrett. Place of birth, Eastleach, Gloucestershire, c.1863, age, 48; address, Marston Maisey, Cricklade; occupation, agricultural labourer; living with, wife, Mary E., age, 50; place of birth, Kempsford, Gloucestershire; son, Frederick G., age, 17; place of birth, Marston Maisey, Gloucestershire; occupation, groom; grandson, George E., age, 3; place of birth, Marston Maisey.

Census 1901
Place of birth, Eastleach Turville, Gloucestershire, c 1862; age, 39; address, South Street, Marston Meysey, Wiltshire; occupation, agricultural labourer; living with, wife, Mary; age, 41; place of birth, Kempsford; son, Frederick; age, 7; place of birth, Marston Meysey.

Census 1891
Place of birth, Eastleach, Gloucestershire, c. 1862; age, 29; Address, in village, Marston Meysey, Wiltshire; occupation, agricultural labourer; living with, wife, Mary; age, 31; place of birth, Kempsford; daughter, Alice; age, 6; place of birth, Kempsford; scholar.

Census 1881
Place of birth East Leach, Glooucestershire, c. 1862; age, 19; address, Furzey Hill Cottages, Kempsford, Gloucestershire; occupation, agricultural labourer; living with, father, John; age, 49; place of birth, East Leach; mother, Jane; age, 44; place of birth, Southrop, Gloucestershire; brother, William; age, 15; occupation, agricultural labourer; brother, Evan; age, 13; occupation, agricultural labourer; place of birth all siblings, Coln St Roger, Gloucestershire.

Census 1871
Listed as George E Barrett. Place of birth, Eastleach, Gllucestershire, c. 1862, age 9; address, Ringwood Farm, Minster Lovell, Oxfordshire; living with father, John; age, 39; place of birth Eastleach; occupation, agricultural labourer; mother, Jane; age, 35; place of birth, Southrop, Gloucestershire; occupation, agricultural labourer; sister, Emily Jane; age, 8; place of birth, Eastleach; sister, Alice; age, 6; brother, William; age, 5; brother, Evans; age, 3; sister, Lucy; age, 1; place of birth all siblings except Emily Jane, Coln Rogers.
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