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John Winter Dumvile (1771/72-1847)
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1772 First entry of 1772 in Olney Baptismal Register: 2 January, John Winter of John and Mary Dumvil(l)e. His actual birth is likely to have been towards the end of 1771.
1798 Listed as a watchmaker in the returns of Posse Comitatus for Buckinghamshire
1799 Entry in Olney Marriage Register. John Dumvile, of the Parish of Ashwell, Hertfordshire and Mary Perry, of this Parish were Married in this Church by Banns, this twenty-eighth Day of February in the Year 1779, by me, Melville Homes (?), Vicar. Both signed, Jo Dumvile, Mary Perry, in the presence of Richard Humphreys and Elizabeth Perr.
1841 Census Information for Bridge Street, St Ives, Huntingdonshire

Name Relation
to Head
of Family
Condition
as to
Marriage
Age last
birthday
Profession or
Occupation
Where Born
John Dumvile Head
65 Watchmaker not born in this county
Mary Dumvile

60
not born in this county
James Dumvile

30
born in this county
Mary Ann Dumvile

25
born in this county
Harriet Perry

25 Ind not born in this county
Sarah Fenton

15 Female Servant born in this county

In the 1841 census, adults' ages were rounded down to the nearest multiple of five. John was probably about 69.

1845 circa June 1845, Mary died, St Ives, Hunts (BMD 14/143)
1847 circa September 1847, John died, St Ives (BMD 14/135)
John Winter Dumville's son John
1801 Born 24 July 1801, baptized 17 August 1801, Presbyterian or Independent, St Ives, Huntingdonshire (IGI)
? First marriage - no details known
1839 Certificate for his second marriage. 16 July 1939, marriage solemnised by Licence in the parish of St Sepulchre, in the County of Cambridge:
John Dumville, aged above 21, widower, Watchmaker, residence at time of marriage: Bridge Street, father: John Winter Dumville, Watchmaker, and
Mary Ann Shaker, above 21, widow, Baker, Bridge Street, father: James ?Bonning?, Shoemaker
1841 Census Information for Bridge Street, Cambridge

Name Relation
to Head
of Family
Condition
as to
Marriage
Age last
birthday
Profession or
Occupation
Where Born
John Dumville Head
35 Watchmaker not born in this county
Mary Dumville

25 Baker born in this county
Mary Shaker

5
born in this county
Sarah Dumville

1
born in this county
Richard Nunn

25 Baker not born in this county
Alfred Diver

15 Baker born in this county
Sarah Shuckle

15 Female Servant born in this county

We know the correct ages from the 1851 census, ie John was 39 and Mary 28. The 1841 census rounded down all adults' ages to the nearest five years.

1851 Census Information for Bridge Street, Cambridge

Name Relation
to Head
of Family
Condition
as to
Marriage
Age last
birthday
Profession or
Occupation
Where Born
John Dunvill Head
49 Watchmaker St Ives, Huntingdonshire
Mary Dunvill Wife
38
Cambridge
Mary Ann Shaker Daughter
16 Day Scholar Cambridge
Sarah Dunvill Daughter
10 Day Scholar Cambridge
Emma Dunvill Daughter
8
Cambridge

1881 Census Information for 61 Bridge Street, Cambridge

Name Relation
to Head
of Family
Condition
as to
Marriage
Age last
birthday
Profession or
Occupation
Where Born
John Dumville Head
79 Watchmaker St Ives, Huntingdonshire
Mary A Dumville Wife
65
Cambridge

1881 John died circa September 1881 (BMD Cambridge vol 3b, page 272)
1890 Mary died circa September 1890 (BMD Chesterdon, age 76 vol 3b, page 251)
John Winter Dumville's son James
1806/07 born 1806/07, St Ives, Huntingdonshire
1841 Census Information for Bridge Street, St Ives, Huntingdonshire
James was still living with his parents.

Name Relation
to Head
of Family
Condition
as to
Marriage
Age last
birthday
Profession or
Occupation
Where Born
John Dumvile Head
65 Watchmaker not born in this county
Mary Dumvile

60
not born in this county
James Dumvile

30
born in this county
Mary Ann Dumvile

25
born in this county
Harriet Perry

25 Ind not born in this county
Sarah Fenton

15 Female Servant born in this county

1849 Married 1849, St Ives, Huntingdonshire (BMD), Harriet (1823/24-?). Could she have been a cousin? Perhaps the Harriet Perry listed in the 1841 census (aged between 25 and 29 then?).
1851 Census Information for 11 Bridge Street, St Ives, Huntingdonshire

Name Relation
to Head
of Family
Condition
as to
Marriage
Age last
birthday
Profession or
Occupation
Where Born
James Dumville Head
44 Watchmaker employing 2 men St Ives, Huntingdonshire
Harriet Dumville Wife
27
Holywell, Huntingdonshire
Richard Fennell
unmarried 33 Journeyman Watchmaker Lincoln
Mary Markram

16 Servant Needingworth, Huntingdonshire
John Winter Dumville's son Henry
1814/15 Born 1814/15, St Ives, Huntingdonshire
1851 Census Information for 130 Bridge Street, St Ives, Huntingdonshire

Name Relation
to Head
of Family
Condition
as to
Marriage
Age last
birthday
Profession or
Occupation
Where Born
Henry Dumville Head unmarried 36 Grocer and Tea Dealer St Ives, Huntingdonshire
Frederick Chambers
unmarried 14 His Apprentice St Ives, Huntingdonshire

1881 Census Information for 58 Museum Street, London, Middlesex

Name Relation
to Head
of Family
Condition
as to
Marriage
Age last
birthday
Profession or
Occupation
Where Born
Henry P Dumville Head unmarried 66 News Vendor St Ives, Huntingdonshire

See also:

John Winter Dumvile (1771/72-1847)

Dumville Watch- and Clockmakers in England

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