Descendants of John  Peacock (about 1710 - 1742)

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Sixth Generation

James Peacock (1866 - after 1901) - son of William Peacock (1836 - after 1901) - son of George Peacock (1814 1891) - son of William Peacock (1778 - 1845) - son of John Peacock (1738-?) - son of John Peacock (about 1710-1742)

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James Peacock was baptized in 1866 in St Mary the Virgin, Matching, Essex.222 The Baptism Register of St Mary the Virgin, Matching, Essex has the entry:

James, son of William & Sarah Peacock Lab of Housham Hall Gate, was baptised 16.12.1866

He appears with his father in the 1871 and 1881 Census returns.

See 1871 and 1881 Censuses

James Peacock and Matilda Whitbread had marriage banns published in 1887 in St Mary the Virgin, Matching, Essex.222 The Marriage Banns Register for St Mary the Virgin, Matching, Essex has the following entry:

James Peacock & Matilda Whitbread Sep 1887

(Although there are three dates in the entries, only the month is given here).

They were married  in St Mary the Virgin, Matching, Essex.222,251 The Marriage Register for St May the Virgin, Matching, Essex, has the entry:

James Peacock, 21,Badhelor Labourer, Matching & Matilda Whitbread, 21, Spinster of Matching on 18/9/1887. JP "X" and MW signed.
Fathers: William Peacock Labourer and John Whitbread deceased.
Witnesses: William Cook and Rebecca Cook , both signed.

Rebecca Cook was originally Rebecca Peacock, the Aunt of James and the sister of William.

James and Matilda Peacock appear in the 1891 Census with their nephew William Peacock.  William Peacock, was the son of Eliza Peacock, Jame's sister.  He was illegitimate and was born in London. Whilst at school in the 1880s and 1890s he was a rebel, continually in trouble with the school master and Governors.

See 1891 Census

In 1901, James and Matilda not only had nephew William with them, but also Jame's father, William.

See 1901 Census

 As far as we know, James and Matilda did not have any children.

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