Samuel Flint

Author: Christine Gambles
Date published: 28/06/2020
© Christine Gambles

Samuel Flint



Samuel was born in Newbury in 1854 he was the eldest child of Samuel and Ellen Flint (nee Dows) who married in Newbury in 1853. Samuel’s father was a Brewer and was born c1826 in Newbury his mother was born c1831 in Thatcham.

Other children of Samuel and Ellen were:

James Henry c1856

Ellen Cooper c1858

Elizabeth Ann 1859

Emma Louisa 1861

Arthur David 1864

Ernest Reginald 1866

Thomas Cooper 1869

Charles William 1871

Samuel died aged 7yrs 6 months on the 24th February 1862 he was laid to rest in the Newtown Road cemetery on the 28th February.

Both the 1861 and 1871 census record the family were living in Cheap Street Newbury.

The UK Poll Books and Electoral Registers for the year 1874 records:

 Name: Samuel Flint, Abode: Cheap Street Newbury, Nature of Qualification: Freehold house and brewery, Situated: Cheap Street  

Samuel’s father was Mayor of Newbury 1871-1872

Samuel’s father died aged 50 on the 27th January 1875 he was laid to rest in the Newtown Road Cemetery on the 2nd February.

In 1881 his mother and sister Ellen were visiting in Holdenhurst Road Christchurch Hampshire, his mother was recorded as living on Income from Dividends. In 1891 the family were living in Newtown Road Newbury and in 1901 Ellen and her son Charles William were recorded living in Wimbourne Road Bournemouth Hampshire.

Samuel’s mother died aged 75 on the 25th December 1905 she was laid to rest in the Newtown Road Cemetery on the 29th December. At the time of her death she was living at “Firs” Berries Bank Greenham.



Sources: as above

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