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Mary Black
Female 1747 -


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  • Birth  Dec 1747  Ashby Folville, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Gender  Female 
    Person ID  I543  bolstridge
    Last Modified  19 May 2016 

    Father  Richard Black,   b. Mar 1708, Ashby Folville, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1780, Barsby, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Mother  Hannah Black,   b. Aug 1714, Somerby, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Married  24 Nov 1736  St. Swithun's, Great Dalby, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F257  Group Sheet

    Family  Thomas Allen,   b. Mar 1741, South Croxton, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  25 Nov 1776  Saint Mary's, Ashby Folville, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Witness  Thomas Black 
    Witness  John Black 
    Minister  Vicar Thomas Beaumont Barnaby 
    Notes 


    • " ASHBY FOLVILLE, a small village and parish in East Goscote Hundred and Melton Mowbray Union and County Court District, situated on the bank of a rivulet, near the Burrough hills, 6 1/2 miles S.S.W. of Melton Mowbray, and 10 miles N.E. by E. of Leicester. Its parish, including Barsby township, has an area of 3013 acres, and had 447 inhabitants in 1871. Ashby Folville township has 1983 acres and 174 inhabitants. " [White's History, Gazetteer and Directory of the Counties of Leicester and Rutland. 3rd Edition 1877]
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      Ashby Folville (Population 122)
      Situated six miles south-west of Melton Mowbray, Ashby Folville is famous for its large number of trees. Once the major tree was the ash, but now the horse chestnut predominates. The Parish Church of St. Mary was founded in 1220 by Maud Bassett and is a Grade I listed building. Launde Priory was the first patron. Maud Bassett's tomb is under an arch north of the chancel and dates from 1222. The church contains two squints: one allowing those in the " lepers chapel " to see the altar and the other in the Carington chapel enabling the Lord of the Manor to view the altar without being seen by the congregation.

      There is a Tudor styled manor, which was reconstructed after a disastrous fire in the 18th century and also a Tithe Barn dating from 1540. Once thatched, it was roofed with Swithland slate in the 19th century. The village also has three semi-detached Almshouses built by the first Lord Carington in 1673. In 1981 new almshouses (Carington Cottages) were built with proceeds from the sale of the old ones, because the old almshouses were unsuitable for elderly people. The present Lord of the Manor belongs to the Smith Carington family, who are direct descendants of the original Folville family of 1100 A.D.

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    Children 
     1. Alice Allen,   b. Oct 1777, Ashby Folville, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. William Allen,   b. Mar 1779, Ashby Folville, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Mary Allen,   b. May 1781, Ashby Folville, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Hannah Allen,   b. May 1783, South Croxton, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Thomas Allen,   b. Jan 1786, South Croxton, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Elizabeth Allen,   b. 02 Aug 1788, Ashby Folville, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    >7. Richard Allen,   b. Jan 1792, Ashby Folville, Leicestershire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1866, Melton Mowbray, : Registration District, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F258  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S401] Parish Registers LEI, Ashby Folville Baptisms Marriages Burials 1729 - 1812, ( Original Register;), DE 960/3., 28 Dec 1747.
      Mary Black dau Richard and Hannah of Ashby

    2. [S402] Parish Registers LEI, Ashby Folville Marriages 1777 - 1792, ( Original Register;), DE 960/6., 25 Nov 1776.
      By Banns botp
      Thomas Allen = Mary X Black
      Witnessed by Thomas and John Black


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