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John SHEARMAN
Maria BASSETT
Husband:  John SHERMAN / SHEARMAN
Birth:  1809/10, Wotten-under-Edge or Kingswood, Stroud Dist., GLS
Baptism:  22 Apr 1810, Wotten-under-Edge, Stroud Dist., GLS
Occupation:  weaver
Father:  William SHEARMAN
Mother:  Prudence TURNER; m. 14 Dec 1807, Kingswood, near Wotton-under-Edge, Stroud Dist., GLS
Marriage:  2 Nov 1828, Leonard Stanley, Stroud Dist., GLS
Wife:  Mara / Maria BASSETT / BASSET / BASETT
Birth:  1808/9, Leonard Stanley, Stroud Dist., GLS
Baptism:  14 Aug 1808, Leonard Stanley, Stroud Dist., GLS
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  Charles BASSET
Mother:  Mary BROWN; m. 3 Mar 1802, Leonard Stanley, Stroud Dist., GLS
Children:
born in Leonard Stanley, Stroud Dist., GLS:
1.  Edwin C. SHEARMAN / SHERMAN, b. 11 May 1829; bap. 1 Jun 1831, Dursley Chapel, Stroud Dist., GLS
2.  Mary SHEARMAN / SHERMAN, b. 24 May 1831; bap. 1 Jun 1831, Dursley Chapel, Stroud Dist., GLS
3.  Emma SHEARMAN / SHERMAN, b. 3 Sep 1835; bap. 21 Oct 1835, Eastington Chapel, Stroud Dist., GLS
4.  Ann SHEARMAN / SHERMAN, b. 1839/40
5.  Louisa SHEARMAN / SHERMAN, b. 1841/2

born in Painswick or Stroud, Stroud Dist., GLS:
6.  Albert SHEARMAN / SHERMAN, b. 1842/3 or 1848/9; in 1880 census of Wales, Hampden Co., MA; m. Frances E. __?__ (b. 1852/3, MA)

born in Stroud, Stroud Dist., GLS:
7.  Maria H. SHEARMAN / SHERMAN, b. Dec 1850

Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; UK, United Kingdom, ENG, England, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, Glos.

Sources:

1.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
John SHEARMAN
Spouse: Mara BASSETT
Marriage: 02 Nov 1828, Leonard Stanley, Gloucester, England
Source: Parish Registers for Leonard-Stanley, 1750-1937. Church of England. Parish Church of Leonard-Stanley (Gloucestershire).
John SHEARMAN
Christening: 22 Apr 1810, Wotton Under Edge, Gloucester, England
Father: Wm SHEARMAN; Mother: Prudence
Source: Bishop's transcripts for Wotton-under-Edge, 1578-1812. Church of England. Parish Church of Wotton-under-Edge (Gloucestershire).
Maria BASSET
Christening: 14 Aug 1808, Leonard Stanley, Gloucester, England
Father: Charles BASSET; Mother: Mary
Source: Bishop's Transcripts for Leonard-Stanley, 1578-1812. Church of England. Parish Church of Leonard-Stanley (Gloucestershire).
Edwin SHERMAN; Birth: 11 May 1829; Christening: 01 Jun 1831, Methodist-Nc, Dursley, Gloucester, England
Mary SHERMAN; Birth: 24 May 1831; Christening: 01 Jun 1831, Methodist-Nc, Dursley, Gloucester, England
Father: John SHERMAN; Mother: Maria
Source: Birth, Baptisms, and Burials, 1800-1837, Dursley Chapel (Gloucestershire: Wesleyan)
Emma SHERMAN; Birth: 03 Sep 1835; Christening: 21 Oct 1835, Wesleyan, Alkerton, Gloucester, England
Father: John SHERMAN; Mother: Maria BASSETT
Source: Births and Baptisms, 1802-1837, Eastington Chapel (Alkerton, Gloucestershire: Wesleyan)
William SHEARMAN
Spouse: Prudence TURNER
Marriage: 14 Dec 1807, Kingswood, Wiltshire, England
Source: Bishop's transcripts for Kingswood, near Wootton-under-Edge, 1578-1812. Church of England. Parish Church of Kingswood (near Wootton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire)
Charles BASSET
Spouse: Mary BROWN
Marriage: 03 Mar 1802, Leonard Stanley, Gloucester, England
Source: patron submission

2.  1841 British Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #3 of 8; Class HO107, Piece 370, Book 5, ED 12, Folio 18, p. 6, Line 10, GSU Roll 288781):  Leonard-Stanley Parish, Stroud, Gloucestershire, official enumeration date 6 Jun 1841 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):-
1841:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the British Censuses Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2b 3 4a 4b 5 6a
Seven Waters / John Shearmer 30   W Cloth worker Y
    Maria do   30   Y
    Edwin do 10     Y
    Emma do    5   Y
    Ann do    1   Y
    Mary Basett   75   Y
Given Mary BASETT's age, surely she is Maria's grandmother, not her mother.

3.  1851 British Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #19-20 of 25; Class HO107, Piece 1965, Folio 221, p. 19, GSU Roll 87365):  Village of Vatch Mill, Borough of Stroud, Parish of Stroud, Gloucestershire, official enumeration date 31 Mar 1851 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):-
1851:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the British Censuses Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6a 6b 8 9
84 Vatch Mill John Shearman Head Mar 41   Hand Loom Weaver GlorShire Wooten Underedge
    Maria Shearman Wife Mar   42       do    Leonard Stanley
    Edwin Shearman Son Un 22   Hand Loom Weaver     do           do 
    Emma Shearman Daur U   15 do     do           do 
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84 Vatch Mill Ann Shearman Daur Un   11 Scholar GlorShire Leonard Stanley
    Louisa Shearman Daur     9 at Home     do           do 
    Albert Shearman Son    2         do    Painswick
    Maria H Shearman Daur     3m       do    Stroud
Based on later censuses, Albert should be age 7 or 8.

4.  1861 British Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #2 of 22; Class RG9, Piece 1771, Folio 41, p. 2, GSU Roll 542865):  Parliamentary Borough of Stroud, Parish of Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, England, official enumeration date 7 Apr 1861 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):-
1861:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the British Censuses Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3a 4 5 6 7a 7b 8 9
9 Sand Pits 1 John Shearman Head Mar 51   W Cloth Worker Gloucestersh Kingshood
      Maria do Wife Mar   52 do    do       do     Stanley St Leonard
      Ann do Daur Un   21 do    do       do             do
      Albert do Son Un 18   do    do       do     Stroud
      Maria do Daur     10 Scholar       do       do
There's no such place as "Kingshood," but there is a Kingswood near Wotton-under-Edge.

5.  1871 British Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  not found.

6.  Public Member Trees (online at Ancestry.com).

7.  Email from Dianne BELL.

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