George John Perrett

Author: Christine Gambles
Date published: 26/04/2020
© Christine Gambles

George John Perrett


George was born in Newbury in 1856 he was the son of James & Elizabeth Perrett (nee Gale).

Other children of James & Elizabeth (all born in Newbury) were:

William Ralph c1847                                                                                                                                                   

Thomas 1848-1849                                                                                                                                                                 

Thomas c1850                                                                                                                                                                      

Sarah Ann Maria 1851-1856 (buried as Ann Maria 13/6/1856 in the Newtown Road cemetery)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   

Eliza Mary 1852                                                                                                                                                                       

Amelia 1855                                                                                                                                                                       

George John c1858                                                                                                                                                                  

Ann Maria Gale 1859-1862 (buried 29/1/1862 in the Newtown Road Cemetery)                                                                                                                                                       

James Richard 1861-1862 (buried 29/1/1862 in the Newtown Road Cemetery )                                                                                                                                                                                           

Richard James c1863                                                                                                                                                      

Charles Henry 1864                                                                                                                                                                       

Sarah Ann 1865-1869 (buried as Annie 22/3/1869 in the Newtown Road Cemetery)


George’s father was recorded as a Blacksmith in 1851, 1861 and 1891, an Iron Founder’s Labourer in 1871 and a Gardener’s Labourer in 1881. The family were living in Pound Street (in 1851), The Litten (in 1861), Bartholomew Street (in 1871), Litten House (in 1881) and Argyle Road (in 1891).


George John died aged 15 months in Newbury in 1857 and was laid to rest in the Newtown Road Cemetery on the 17th October.

His father James died aged 70 in 1891 he was laid to rest in the Newtown Road Cemetery on the 21st September.

His mother Elizabeth died 71 in 1893 she was laid to rest in the Newtown Road Cemetery on the7th May


Christine Gambles – 12th April 2020

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