Fire at Cinderford Town Hall - Mr Marfell, carpenter (General)

by Jefff @, West London, Middlesex, Saturday, February 23, 2019, 02:12 (467 days ago) @ Jefff

Re the newspaper report of the Town Hall fire in 1869, and "Mr Marfell, who is finishing the joinery work, will be a sufferer, the whole of his workmen's tools, benches, &c., having been burnt."

Marfell is not a rare name in the area, so which is he, maybe ??
This site's PRs has;

Record ID 132727
Entry Number 661
Year 1862
Month Dec
Day 31
Grooms Surname MARFELL
Grooms Forenames John Morton
Grooms Age full age
Groom Condition Widower
Grooms Occupation Carpenter

Grooms Residence Mitcheldean
Grooms Fathers Surname MARFELL
Grooms Fathers Forenames Edward
Grooms Fathers Occupation Butcher
Brides Surname WILCE
Brides Forenames Elizabeth Ann
Brides Age full age
Brides Condition Spinster
Brides Occupation [not stated]
Brides Residence Mitcheldean
Brides Fathers Surname WILCE
Brides Fathers Forenames Richard
Brides Fathers Occupation Stone Cutter
Licence or Banns Banns
Date of Banns [not stated]
Signature or Mark Both sign
Witness 1 Edward Humphrey Marfell [?]
Witness 2 George Marfell
Other Witnesses
Officiating Minister Charles G Dighton Rector
Event Marriage
Register Reference P220 IN 1/8
Page Number 38
Parish Chapel Mitcheldean
Soundex Groom M614
Soundex Bride W420

He was still living in Cinderford just after the Hall was finished.

1871 East Dean, Gloucestershire, England
Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
Benjamin Meadows Head M 37 Coal miner. Longley, Gloucestershire
James Meadows Son M 12 Monmouthshire
Clara Meadows Daughter F 9 Lindford, Gloucestershire
William Meadows Son M 4 Lindford, Gloucestershire
Miriam Meadows Daughter F 1 Lindford, Gloucestershire
Fanny Bromham Visitor F 56 Lynton, Devonshire
John M Marfell Visitor M 42 Carpenter. Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire
Elizabeth A Marfell Visitor F 32 East Dean, Gloucestershire

But sadly;

Record_ID: 221203
Year: 1871
Month: Aug
Day: 12
Surname: MARFELL
Forenames: Elizabeth Ann
Age_at_death: 33
Officiating_Minister: Joseph Lander
Event: Burial
Register_Reference: D6026 8/1
Page_No: 87
Parish_Chapel: Mitcheldean Congregational
Soundex: M614

Then widower John appeared to have moved to Swindon, Highworth for a while

Surname First name(s) Age District Vol Page
Marriages Sep 1874
Bizley Henry Highworth 5a 11
Eaton Edith Highworth 5a 11
MARFELL John Morton Highworth 5a 11
Sawyer Sarah Elizabeth Highworth 5a 11

1881 North Street, Highworth, Swindon, Wiltshire, England
Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
John Marfell Head M 49 Carpenter, Michell Dean, Gloucestershire, England
Julia Marfell Daughter F 17 Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Thomas Marfell Son M 14 Errand boy. Cinderford, Gloucestershire, England
Charles Wood Lodger M 19 Labourer In A Foundry (Iron).Newnham, Gloucestershire, England
George Turtell Lodger M 18 Labourer In A Foundry (Iron).Inglesham, Wiltshire, England

But he came back to Cinderford;

Record ID 89324
Entry Number 325
Year 1887
Month Aug
Day 7
Parents Surname MARFELL
Child Forenames Annie Elizabeth
Fathers Forenames John
Mothers Forenames Elizabeth Ann
Mothers Surname
Residence Woodside
Occupation Carpenter
Officiating Minister C. W. Houlston
Event Baptism
Memoranda [illegible]
Notes Adult. Mother marked as deceased.
Register Reference P85/2IN 1/1
Page Number 41
Parish Chapel Cinderford St Stephen
Soundex M614

Record_ID: 93891
Entry_Number: 750
Year: 1895
Month: Jun
Day: 12
Surname: MARFELL
Forenames: John Morton
Residence: Upper Bilson
Age_at_death: 68
Officiating_Minister: A.G. Gregor Curate
Event: Burial
Register_Reference: P109 IN 1/13
Page_No: 94
Parish_Chapel: Drybrook
Soundex: M614


Surname First name(s) District Vol Page
Marriages Jun 1859
Bivand Joseph Worcester 6c 413
Green Emma Worcester 6c 413
Marfell John Morton Worcester 6c 413
Parry Caroline Worcester 6c 413

1851 Millen Street, Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire, England
Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
Edward Marfell Head M 46 Labourer At Coal Mine. Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire
Jane Susanna Marfell Wife F 47 Dymock, Gloucestershire
John Morton Marfell Son M 22 Carpenter.Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire
Ellen D Marfell Daughter F 19 Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire
Jemima Marfell Daughter F 14 Aston Ingham, Herefordshire
Ann Marfell Daughter F 12 Aston Ingham, Herefordshire
George Marfell Son M 7 Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire
Julia Cummins Marfell Daughter F 3 Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire

1841 Old George House, Mitcheldean, Gloucestershire, England
Household Role Sex Age Birthplace
Edward Marfell M 35-39 Gloucestershire
Jane Susana Marfell F 35-39 Gloucestershire
John Morton Marfell M 12 Gloucestershire
Ellen Drinkwater Marfell F 10 Gloucestershire
Elizabeth Marfell F 8 Gloucestershire
Jemima Marfell F 5
Ann Marfell F 2

Record_ID: 321250
Entry_Number: 376
Year: 1828
Month: Sep
Day: 28
Parents_Surname: MARFELL
Child_Forenames: John Morton
Fathers_Forenames: Edward
Mothers_Forenames: Jane Susanna
Residence: Mitchel Dean
Occupation: Farmer
Officiating_Minister: Heathfield Hickes Curate
Event: Baptism
Register_Reference: P 220 IN 1/3
Page_Number: 47
Parish_Chapel: Mitcheldean
Soundex: M614

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