John Bailey

Author: Christine Gambles
Date published: 27/01/2021

John Bailey


John was born in Newbury he was the son of George and Betty Bailey (nee Lewindon) who were married on the 12th October 1805 at St Nicolas Church Newbury. (Surname spelt Baily). George was a Corn Porter and was born c1785, Betty was born c1786.

Other known children of George and Betty were:

Jane c1806

Mary c1808

George c1810

William c1812

Elizabeth c1813

In 1815 the family were living on the east side of Mary Hill Newbury.


Like his father, John was also a Corn Porter. John married Hannah Goddard (born c1821 in Hoe Benham Berkshire) in 1838 in Newbury and they had the following children (all born in Newbury):

George 1838

Elizabeth c1840

John c1843

Celia 1845-1845

Moses 1847-1848

Rosannah 1849 (died aged 6 in 1855 buried in the NRC on the 19th February)

Jane 1852

Robert 1858

The family were recorded living in Cheap Street in 1841 and Newbury Wharf in 1851.

John died aged 45 in 1861 he was laid to rest in the Newtown Road Cemetery on the 30th Mar

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