Family of Joseph Farmer SHERRING and Emily MILLS

Husband: Joseph Farmer SHERRING (1838-1899)
Wife: Emily MILLS (1834-aft1891)
Children: Sarah E. SHERRING (1857- )
Mary Alice SHERRING (1864-1872)
Bessie SHERRING (1867-1872)
Margaret Ann SHERRING (1870-1872)
Frank SHERRING (1874-1966)
Marriage 4 Apr 1864 Sherborne Registration District, Dorset

Husband: Joseph Farmer SHERRING

Name: Joseph Farmer SHERRING1
Sex: Male
Father: William SHERRING (1809-1899)
Mother: Mary Ann FARMER (1812-1892)
Birth 30 May 1838 Ashington, Somerset
Occupation Soldier / Twine Spinner / Railway Porter / Dairyman
Death 6 Oct 1899 (age 61) Yeovil, Somerset

Wife: Emily MILLS

Name: Emily MILLS
Sex: Female
Father: -
Mother: -
Birth 1834 Beaminster, Dorset
Occupation Laundress
Death aft 1891 (age 56-57) Marston Magna, Somerset

Child 1: Sarah E. SHERRING

Name: Sarah E. SHERRING1
Sex: Female
Birth 1857 Fordingbridge, Hampshire
Occupation Paper Box Maker

Child 2: Mary Alice SHERRING

Name: Mary Alice SHERRING
Sex: Female
Birth Q4 1864 Yeovil, Somerset
Death 1872 (age 7-8)2

Child 3: Bessie SHERRING

Name: Bessie SHERRING
Sex: Female
Birth Q4 1867 Kingstone, Somerset
Death 1872 (age 4-5)2

Child 4: Margaret Ann SHERRING

Name: Margaret Ann SHERRING
Sex: Female
Birth Q2 1870 Yeovil, Somerset
Death 1872 (age 1-2)2

Child 5: Frank SHERRING

Name: Frank SHERRING
Sex: Male
Spouse: Alice Maud M. NEWMAN (1876-1954)
Birth 23 Jun 1874 Yeovil, Somerset
Occupation Boot Shop Retailer or Assistant
Death 20 Jun 1966 (age 91)2

Note on Husband: Joseph Farmer SHERRING

In 1861 Joseph was a soldier (rank-private) and aged 21.

In 1871 he was living at 33 Sherborne Road, Yeovil with his wife and children Sarah, Alice, Bessie, Margarite and Arthur Sherring aged 21, a House Carpenter, who was a boarder, born in Ashington. Joseph was a Railway Packer.

In 1881 he was still living at 33 Sherborne Road, but with his wife and two children Sarah and Frank. He was a Railway Packer.

In 1891 he was living at 57 Rickleford, Yeovil with his wife (now only 2 years older than him) and son Frank. He was a General Dealer (Shop). Also living with them was Thomas Bridgeman a boarder aged 68 an Army Pensioner and Alfred Coleman a lodger who was 29 and an Insurance Assistant Supervisor.

Note on Wife: Emily MILLS

At the 1901 census she was living in 33 Sherborne Road, Yeovil, Somerset


1George Jones - (, "George Jones - 28/2/2005".
2"Vic Sherring". Cit. Date: 14 June 2007.
The Sherring's - A Family History