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Thursday 24 September 2015

John Humbley Banks

While doing my family research I found some fascinating photos on Ancestry of some ancestral cousins. Here is John who was a farmer as the feature of my latest crop kit layout from Papermaze using Kaisercraft papers and a design by Vanessa.

John Humbley Banks
2nd Cousin 4 x removed, Born 21st July 1829 Hail Weston, Huntingdonshire, England
Father Joseph Banks 1794 – 1844 & Mother Elizabeth Humbley 1796 – 1861
Baptised 16th October 1831, Hail Weston
1841 living in Hail Weston, Age 12
1851 living in Willington, Age 22, Bedfordshire, as a visitor to Brimley family
1852, Age 22, Marriage to Ellenor Ellen Brimley, Bedfordshire
1861, Age 32, Head of household, Farmer living with wife and 5 children, Elizabeth Ellen 7, Rosa Annie 6, Alexander Brimley 5, Charles Henry 4, Ellen Brimley 1, and 2 domestic servants. Sutton, Bedfordshire.
1871, Age 42, Head of household, Farmer - living with wife and Elizabeth Ellen 17, Rosa Annie 16, Helen 11, Florence Mary 9, and 2 domestic servants - Wellingborough, Northamptonshire.
Death – 13th September 1878, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire.

The kit contained:
Patterned papers - Kaisercraft - Antique Bazaar (Restore, Salvage & Cut & Paste), Crate Paper - DIY Shop (Project)  & Simple Stories - Smarty Pants (Yellow Composition)
Lace, Twine ribbon, Pearls, Flowers, Washi Tape.
I added a few buttons and twine, and cut my title from scraps using two Sizzlet alphabets.
Thanks for the inspiration, and here is Vanessa's original design.

Thanks for looking.
Lynn x

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