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Tracing the ancestry of Pamela Murdoch Bryans and Maurice Alan Johnson

John Adey Curtis

Priest (Vicar of Bitton)
Male Abt 1761 - 1812  (~ 51 years)


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  • Name John Adey Curtis 
    Born Abt 1761 
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 1 Oct 1761  Wickwar, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation Priest (Vicar of Bitton)  [2
    Died 23 Jan 1812  [3
    Buried 30 Jan 1812  St Mary's, Bitton, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Probate 28 Mar 1812  [6
    Person ID I0847  Johnson Tree
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2020 

    Father Thomas Curtis
              b. Abt 1739
              d. 4 Apr 1784  (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Mother Ann Jobbins
              b. Abt 1738
              d. 5 Jan 1798, Bath, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Married 12 Aug 1760  Wickwar, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Siblings
    1. John Adey Curtis
              b. Abt 1761
              d. 23 Jan 1812
     
    Family ID F0522  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Wife Albinia Frances Hayward
              b. Abt Jul 1773
              d. 19 May 1860  (Age ~ 86 years) 
    Married 23 May 1799  St Swithins, Walcot, Bath, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 8
    Children 
     1. Albinia Curtis
              b. Abt Apr 1800
              d. Bef 1910  (Age ~ 109 years)
     2. John Curtis
              b. Abt Nov 1803
              d. Bef 1913  (Age ~ 109 years)
     3. Anne Harriet Curtis-Hayward
              b. 9 Apr 1804, Bitton, Gloucestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 10 Oct 1869, 10 Victoria Square, Clifton, Bristol, Bristol, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     4. Lucy Curtis
              b. Abt Apr 1807
              d. Bef 1917  (Age ~ 109 years)
     5. Elizabeth Anna Maria Curtis
              b. Abt Jun 1808
              d. Bef 1918  (Age ~ 109 years)
     6. Frederick Thomas Curtis
              b. Abt Mar 1810
              d. Bef 1920  (Age ~ 109 years)
     7. William Winstone Curtis
              b. Abt Aug 1811
              d. Bef 1921  (Age ~ 109 years)
    Last Modified 26 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F0289  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
  • Early Life
    John was born in 1761 and baptised on the 1st of October that year at Wickwar in Gloucestershire.

    Family Life
    John married Albinia Frances Hayward on the 23rd of May 1799, at St Swithins in Walcot, Bath. They had eight children, including Anne Harriet who was born in 1804 and who married Harry Nisbet. Upon marriage, John changed his surname to Curtis-Hayward.

    Death
    In the church of St Mary in Bitton, Gloucestershire, the following memorial reads:
    In the
    Church Yard
    on the North side of this Church
    are deposited the mortal Remains of
    the Revd John Adey Curtis M.A.
    formerely Fellow of All Souls College Oxford,
    and for the last 13 Years, Vicar of this parish/
    His unaffected Modesty, and Benevolence,
    and the peculiar Sweetness of his Disposition,
    endeared him to his Family and his Friends.
    Zeal, ever tempered by sound Judgment,
    ardent Piety, and unfeigned Humility,
    were the leading Features of his Ministerial Character,
    and by his unwearied Activity in the discharge of
    the Sacred Duties of his Pastoral Office,
    he obtained the Respect and Love of all his Parishioners.
    To the Sick and the Afflicted he was a kind and constant Benefactor,
    and while he imparted to them the consolations of Religion,
    his Hand was ever open to relieve their temporal Necessities.
    He was born 1761, was married 1799 to ,
    Daughter of William Hayward Winstone Esqr.
    and died 23rd January 1812,
    looking forward in Faith to a blessed Immortality,
    leaving an afflicted Widow and Eight Children to lament
    his irreparable loss.
    The numerous Inhabitants of this extensive Parish
    being desirous of bearing testimony to the private, and public
    Virtues of the Vigilant and faithful Pastor, of whom they have
    been deprived. have by the permission of his Widow
    erected this Monument to perpetuate his Memory.



  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 1 Oct 1761 - Wickwar, Gloucestershire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 23 May 1799 - St Swithins, Walcot, Bath, Somerset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 30 Jan 1812 - St Mary's, Bitton, Gloucestershire, England Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Sources 
    1. [S0291] Gloucestershire, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1813, Ancestry, (ancestry.co.uk), John Adey Curtis; Gloucestershire Archives; Gloucester, Gloucestershire; Gloucestershire Church of England Parish Registers; Reference Number: P366 IN 1/19, 1 Oct 1761.

    2. [S0105] Burke's Landed Gentry 4th Edition, Bernard Burke, (1862-1863), Volume 1, Page 675-676 (Reliability: 1), 1862.

    3. [S0046] findagrave, John Adey Curtis; https://images.findagrave.com/photos/2020/60/207508790_3196ba9f-a514-40c8-9a32-4c10dc02c8dc.jpeg.

    4. [S0134] England, Select Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991, Ancestry, (ancestry.co.uk), John Adey Curtis; Ancestry.com. England, Select Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014., 30 Jan 1812.

    5. [S0325] England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991, FamilySearch, (familysearch.org), John Adey Curtis; (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J8H3-4ZJ : 15 March 2020), John Adey Curtis, 1812., 30 Jan 1812.

    6. [S0143] England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858, Ancestry, (ancestry.co.uk), John Adey Curtis;The National Archives; Kew, England; Prerogative Court of Canterbury and Related Probate Jurisdictions: Will Registers; Class: PROB 11; Piece: 1531.

    7. [S0179] Gloucestershire, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1938, Ancestry, (ancestry.co.uk), Thomas Curtis; Gloucestershire Archives; Gloucester, England; Reference Numbers: P366 IN 1/25, 12 Aug 1760.

    8. [S0177] Somerset, England, Marriage Registers, Bonds and Allegations, 1754-1914, Ancestry, (ancestry.co.uk), John Adey Curtis; Somerset Heritage Service; Taunton, Somerset, England; Somerset Parish Records, 1538-1914; Reference Number: D\P\wal.sw/2/1/11, 23 May 1799.