The Risdon Family

I JOSEPH RISDON
Born Black Torrington, Devon 1812, farmer of 150 acres employing 3 labourers in Buterbeer / Black Torrington, Devon, in 1881 living in the vicarage in Halwill (or Halwell), Devon, married Holsworthy dec 1846  to CHARLOTTE PARNACOTT, born Black Torrington, Devon 1818.

Children:

1 MARY, born Black Torrington 1847

2 SALLEY, born Black Torrington 1848

3 JANE, born Black Torrington 7 Jan 1850, died at the end of 1881, married Dawlish, Newton Abbot 10 Aug 1876 JACOB RAVESTEIN , born Harmelen, the Netherlands 14 Jun 1844, proprietor of the Union Commercial and Family Hotel, died Bournemouth 1910, son of Annigje Ravestein.

4 ANN, born Black Torrington 1856, hotel keeper of the Hesketh Arms, Meadfoot Lane, Torquay (1891 Census).

5 ELIZABETH, born Black Torrington 1857, married Newton Abbot 1885 GEORGE SCOTT KENTISBEER, born Torquay Devon 1855, carpenter, licensed victualler in Torquay, son of NN KENTISBEER and ELIZABETH, licensed victualler.

5 JOSEPH, born Black Torrington 1860, in 1881 living in the house of his sister Jane in Torquay, Inn Keeper at the Exeter Hotel, Union Street, Torquay (1891 Census), licensed victualler in Exeter (1901 Census), married EDITH M., born Kingsbridge 1862.

6 CHARLOTTE, born Black Torrington 1865.

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