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Wife: Mary Day
Born: ABT 1751 Died: 1840 in Somersham, Huntingdonshire Buried: 25 Aug 1840 in Trumpington 1 (see note 1) Father: Mother:
Husband: Thomas Heckford Married: 1779 in Cambridge 2
Born: 1754 in Suffolk 3 Education: Trinity College, Cambridge 3 (see note 2) Occupation: 1779 - 1817 Vicar of Trumpington Died: 1817 3 Buried: 31 Aug 1817 in Trumpington (see note 3) Probate: 1817 in Ely Consistory Court (see note 4) Father: Mother:
M Child 1: Thomas James Heckford Born: 4 Mar 1780 Christened: 28 Apr 1780 in Trumpington (see note 5)
M Child 2: William Blandfield Heckford Born: 3 Sep 1781 Christened: 13 Nov 1781 in Trumpington (see note 6) Wife: Sophia Dyer Married: 1807 in Sussex 1
F Child 3: Emma Maria Heckford Born: 31 Jan 1784 in Trumpington Christened: 5 Apr 1784 in Trumpington (see note 7) Census: 1851 in Cornwall (see note 8) Died: 1858 in Cornwall 4 (see note 9) Husband: Peter Hardy Married: 5 Feb 1829 in Dorset 1
M Child 4: George Edward Heckford Born: 6 Feb 1786 in Trumpington Christened: 8 Jun 1786 in Trumpington (see note 10) Occupation: 1812 - 1867 Surgeon, General Practitioner 2 Census: 1851 in Gamlingay, Cambridgeshire (see note 11) Died: 1867 in Gamlingay, Cambridgeshire 5,2 (see note 12) Wife: Elizabeth Hodges Married: 1825 in Gamlingay, Cambridgeshire 1 Wife: Martha Holben b. ABT 1796 d. 1873 Married: 1834 in Bedfordshire 1
M Child 5: James Day Heckford Born: 21 Mar 1788 in Trumpington Christened: 21 Apr 1788 in Trumpington (see note 13) Education: Trinity College, Cambridge 3 (see note 14) Census: 1851 in Lincolnshire (see note 15) Occupation: 1851 Vicar of Ruskington Died: 1867 in Manchester 5 (see note 16) Wife: Ann _____ b. ABT 1792 d. 1865
Sources: (1) Ancestry Select Marriages. (2) Newspaper report. (3) Alumni Cantabrigienses. (4) GRO index. (5) FreeBMD website.
Event Notes Note (1) Aug 25 HECKFORD Mary of Somersham 89 Relict of the late JH Vicar of the parish of Somersham Note (2) Name: Thomas . Heckford College: TRINITY Entered: Michs. 1773 BORN: 19 Nov 1754 More Information: Adm. sizar (age 17) at TRINITY, Feb. 25, 1772. S. of [the Rev.] Thomas (1737), of ‘Cornearth’ [Gt Cornard], Suffolk. B. Nov. 19, 1754. School, Harrow. Matric. Michs. 1773; Scholar, 1775; B.A. 1776; M.A. 1779. Ord. deacon (Peterb., Litt. dim. from Norwich) Nov. 27, 1776; priest, Oct. 14, 1778; C. of Somersham, Cambs., 1776. V. of Trumpington, 1779-86. V. of Melbourn, 1786-1817. Died Nov. 1817. (Northants. Clergy, which gives ‘ord. deacon, Dec. 15, 1776’ and ‘priest, Dec. 20, 1778’; G. Mag., 1817, II. 1475.) Note (3) Aug 31 HECKFORD Thomas otp 64 38 years Vicar of the parish Note (4) All to wife Mary Note (5) Apr 28 HECKFORD Thomas James son of Thomas & Mary clerk born 4 Mar Note (6) Nov 13 HECKFORD William Blandfield son of Thomas & Mary clerk born 3 Sep Note (7) Apr 5 HECKFORD Emma Maria dau of Thomas & Mary clerk born 31 Jan Note (8) Age 67, born Trumpington. Widow, annuitant Note (9) Mar 1858 St Germans 5c 31 age 74 Note (10) Jun 8 HECKFORD George Edward son of Thomas & Mary clerk born 6 Feb Note (11) Age 64, born Trumpington. Surgeon, General Practitioner, with (second) wife Martha and 4 children Note (12) Dec 1867 Caxton 3b 274 age 82 Note (13) Apr 21 HECKFORD James Day son of Thomas & Mary clerk born 21 Mar Note (14) Name: James [Day ]. Heckford College: TRINITY Entered: Michs. 1806 Died: 1870 More Information: Adm. sizar at TRINITY, Nov. 20, 1805. [Perhaps s. of the Rev. Thomas (1772).] Matric. Michs. 1806; B.A. 1810; M.A. 1813. Ord. deacon (Ely) Apr. 20, 1811; priest, 1817; C. of Pidley, Hunts., -1814-44. C. of Stretham, Cambs., 1816. C. of Ruskington (of the 1st Mediety), Lincs., 1845, and V. there (of the 2nd Mediety), 1846-70. Died in 1870. (Clergy List; P. B. G. Binnall.) Note (15) Age 63, bon Trumpington. Clerk, Vicar of Ruskington, 2nd mediety, with wife Ann and daughter Emily Note (16) Mar 1867 Chorlton 8c 465 age 80 Copyright © Trumpington Local History Group 2022 Email TLHG Return to TLHG introduction page Name Index