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Wife: Mary Ann January
Born: ABT 1837 in Hauxton, Cambridgeshire Christened: 1837 in Hauxton, Cambridgeshire 1 (see note 1) Census: 1841 in Hauxton, Cambridgeshire (see note 2) Census: 1851 in Hauxton, Cambridgeshire (see note 3) Census: 1861 in Swanns Yard, Trumpington (see note 4) Census: 1871 in Swanns Yard, Trumpington (see note 5) Occupation: 1871 Charwoman Census: 1881 in Cambridge (see note 6) Occupation: 1881 Laundress Died: 1884 in Cambridge 2 (see note 7) Mother: Elizabeth January (1806 - )
Husband: Robert Darnell Married: 1857 in Cambridgeshire 2 (see note 8)
Born: 1834 in Trumpington Christened: 28 Dec 1834 in Trumpington (see note 9) Census: 1841 in High Street, Trumpington (see note 10) Census: 1851 in London Road, Trumpington (see note 11) Occupation: 1851 Ag Lab Census: 1861 in Swanns Yard, Trumpington (see note 12) Occupation: 1861 Labourer Died: 1869 Buried: 23 Oct 1869 in Trumpington (see note 13) Father: James Darnell (1785 - 1849) Mother: Mary Kemis (1795 - 1878) Notes
M Child 1: James Darnell Born: ABT 1857 in Trumpington Christened: 31 Jan 1858 in Trumpington (see note 14) Census: 1861 in Swanns Yard, Trumpington (see note 15) Census: 1871 in Swanns Yard, Trumpington (see note 16) Occupation: 1871 - 1881 Coprolite Labourer Census: 1881 in Little Eversden, Cambridgeshire (see note 17) Census: 1911 in Little Eversden, Cambridgeshire (see note 18) Occupation: 1911 Carman for Coal Died: 1938 in Cambridge 2 (see note 19) Wife: Elizabeth Wick b. ABT 1856 d. 1929 Married: 1878 in Cambridgeshire 2 (see note 20)
M Child 2: Robert Darnell Born: ABT 1859 in Trumpington Christened: 3 Apr 1859 in Trumpington (see note 21) Census: 1861 in Swanns Yard, Trumpington (see note 22) Census: 1871 in Swanns Yard, Trumpington (see note 23) Occupation: 1871 Ag Lab Census: 1881 in Cambridge (see note 24) Occupation: 1881 Labourer Census: 1911 in Cambridge (see note 25) Occupation: 1911 Goods Shunter Died: 1936 in Cambridge 2 (see note 26) Wife: Rose Pink b. 14 Aug 1863 d. 1945 Married: 1882 in Cambridge 2 (see note 27)
F Child 3: Elizabeth Darnell Born: 1860 in Trumpington Christened: 31 Mar 1861 in Trumpington (see note 28) Census: 1861 in Swanns Yard, Trumpington (see note 29) Census: 1871 in Swanns Yard, Trumpington (see note 30) Census: 1881 in Stretham, Cambridgeshire (see note 31) Census: 1911 in Wicken, Cambridgeshire (see note 32) Died: 1934 in Cambridgeshire 2 (see note 33) Husband: Henry John Nightingale b. 28 Aug 1857 d. 1942 Also known as: John H Nightingale 3 Married: 1879 in Cambridgeshire 2 (see note 34)
F Child 4: Emma Darnell Born: 15 Dec 1864 in Trumpington 3 Christened: 29 Jan 1865 in Trumpington (see note 35) Census: 1871 in Swanns Yard, Trumpington (see note 36) Census: 1881 in Cambridge (see note 37) Occupation: 1881 Domestic Servant Census: 1911 in Cambridge (see note 38) Resided: 1939 in Cambridge 3 Died: 1939 in Cambridge 2 (see note 39) Husband: Robert Clark b. 27 Oct 1870 d. 1945 Married: 1893 in Cambridge 2 (see note 40)
M Child 5: William John Darnell Born: 9 Feb 1867 in Trumpington 3 Christened: 31 Mar 1867 in Trumpington (see note 41) Census: 1871 in Swanns Yard, Trumpington (see note 42) Census: 1881 in Cambridge (see note 43) Occupation: 1881 Gardener Census: 1911 in Cambridge (see note 44) Occupation: 1911 Hospital Porter Occupation: Hotel Head Porter 3 Resided: 1939 in Cambridge 3 Died: 1943 in Cambridge 2 (see note 45) Wife: Marianne Hanton b. 20 Nov 1872 d. 1961 Married: ABT 1900 4
F Child 6: Sarah Ann Darnell Born: 14 Sep 1868 in Trumpington 3 Christened: 25 Oct 1868 in Trumpington (see note 46) Census: 1871 in Swanns Yard, Trumpington (see note 47) Census: 1881 in Cambridge (see note 48) Census: 1891 in London (see note 49) Census: 1911 in London (see note 50) Resided: 1939 in Kent 3 Died: 1951 in Kent 5 (see note 51) Husband: George Penston b. 11 May 1865 d. 1949 Married: 1886 in London 2 (see note 52)
Sources: (1) Cambs FHS web index. (2) FreeBMD website. (3) 1939 Register. (4) 1911 census. (5) Index on ancestry.co.uk.
Event Notes Note (1) 1837 JANUARY Mary A. - ----- of Elizabeth, sp. Hauxton Note (2) Age 4, with mother and other family Note (3) Age 14, with mother and other family Note (4) Age 24, born Hauxton, with husband Robert Darnell and children Note (5) Age 34, born Hauxton, widow with children, all with her mother in law. Charwoman Note (6) Age 42, born Hauxton, widow with children. Laundress Note (7) Jun 1884 Cambridge 3b 272 age 41 (sic) Note (8) Jun 1857 Chesterton 3b 737 Note (9) Dec 28 DARNELL Robert son of James & Mary otp lab Note (10) Age 5, with family Note (11) Age 16, born Trumpington, with brother James, both lodgers with their sister Emma Stearn and her family. Ag Lab Note (12) Age 26, born Trumpington. Labourer, with wife Mary A and children, all with his mother Note (13) Oct 23 DARNELL Robert otp 37 Note (14) Jan 31 DARNELL James of Robert & Mary Ann otp lab Note (15) Age 3, born Trumpington, with family Note (16) Age 13, born Trumpington, with mother and family. Coprolite Labourer Note (17) Age 28, born Trumpington. Digger of Coprolite, with wife Elizabeth and two children Note (18) Age 53, born Trumpington. Carman for Coal, with wife Elizabeth and son Note (19) Sep 1938 Cambridge 3b 453 age 80 Note (20) Sep 1878 Caxton 3b 699 Note (21) Apr 3 DARNELL Robert of Robert & Anne otp lab Note (22) Age 2, born Trumpington, with family Note (23) Age 12, born Trumpington, with mother and family. Ag Lab Note (24) Age 22, born Trumpington, with mother and family. Labourer Note (25) Age 50, born Trumpington. Goods Shunter, with wife Rose and 7 children Note (26) Mar 1936 Cambridge 3b 600 age 76 Note (27) Dec 1882 Cambridge 3b 1111 Note (28) Mar 31 DARNELL Elizabeth of Robert & Mary Ann otp lab Note (29) Age 4 months, born Trumpington, with family Note (30) Age 10, born Trumpington, with mother and family Note (31) Age 20, born Trumpington, with husband Henry Nightingale and two children Note (32) Age 50, born Trumpington, with husband Henry John Nightingale and four sons Note (33) Sep 1934 Newmarket 3b 490 age 73 Note (34) Mar 1879 Chesterton 3b 565 Note (35) Jan 29 DARNELL Emma of Robert & Mary Ann otp lab Note (36) Age 6, born Trumpington, with mother and family Note (37) Age 16, born Trumpington, with mother and family. Domestic Servant Note (38) Age 45, born Trumpington, with husband Robert Clark Note (39) Dec 1939 Cambridge 3b 1155 age 75 Note (40) Dec 1893 Cambridge 3b 1029 Note (41) Mar 31 DARNELL William John of Robert & Mary Ann otp lab Note (42) Age 4, born Trumpington, with mother and family Note (43) Age 14, born Trumpington, with mother and family. Gardener Note (44) Age 44, born Trumpington. Hospital Porter, with wife Marianne and two children Note (45) Dec 1943 Cambridge 3b 678 age 76 Note (46) Oct 25 DARNELL Sarah Ann of Robert & Mary Ann otp lab Note (47) Age 2, born Trumpington, with mother and family Note (48) Age 12, born Trumpington, with mother and family Note (49) Age 23, born Trumpington, with husband George Penston and three children Note (50) Age 41, born Cambridge, with husband George Penston and two children Note (51) Jun 1951 Maidstone 5b 639 age 82 Note (52) Sep 1886 Lambeth 1d 683 Copyright Trumpington Local History Group 2022 Email TLHG Return to TLHG introduction page Name Index