Hannah Nash

Author: Christine Gambles
Date published: 05/09/2021

Hannah Nash



Hannah Moore was born c1792 in Shaw Newbury the daughter of William and Mary Moore. She married Adam Curtis (born c1789 Winterbourne) in Thatcham on the 21st November 1810 and they had the following children (and possibly more):

(All baptised at St Nicolas Church Newbury unless otherwise stated)

Maria born 19th October privately baptised 28th October 1811 (Hannah recorded as Ann)

Adam born baptised 24th November 1813

Henry baptised 6th January 1818 in Chieveley (died aged 3 in 1821 buried 20th July at St Nicolas Newbiry)

George baptised 12th February 1821 (died aged 1+ in 1822 buried 3rd June at St Nicolas)

Caroline baptised 30th March 1823

Louisa baptised 26TH March 1826

Eleanor baptised 23rd May 1828

 Israel baptised on the 29th October 1830

David baptised 24th June 1832 (died aged 3 months buried 21st July 1832 at St Nicolas Newbury)

Alfred baptised on the 29th March 1834 (died aged 2 in 1835 buried on the 21st March at St Nicolas Newbury)

Isaac baptised on the 22nd October 1834

Adam was recorded as a Labourer on all the baptism records of his children apart from Adam’s baptism in 1813 which records him as a Waggoner and Alfred’s baptism in 1834 which records him as a Watercress Seller. He was working as a Labourer in 1841 and a Fruiterer in 1851.

The family were recorded living in Back Lane Newbury in both the 1841 and 1851 census records.

Adam died aged 70 in 1857 he was laid to rest in the Newtown Road Newbury on the 28th January.

Hannah remarried in 1858

Marriage details:

Place: St Nicolas Church Newbury

Date: 14th October 1858

Groom: William Nash, full age, widower, occupation, Labourer, abode, Newbury

Bride: Hannah Curtis, full age, widow, abode, Newbury

Fathers: James Nash and William Moore, both Labourers

Witnesses: George Stillman and Ann Curtis

Bride and Groom both made their mark


William and Hannah were living in Bartholomew Street in 1861, William was working as a Garden Labourer and Hannah was working as a Needlewoman.

Hannah died aged 82 on the 17th December 1874 she was laid to rest in the Newtown Road Cemetery on the 21st December.

William died aged 74 on the23rd December 1878 he was laid to rest in the Newtown Road Cemetery on the 26th December.


Sources:as above

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