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(1791-After 1861)
(1788-Bef 1871)
EDWARDS, Harriet
(1800-After 1871)
ROCKETT, Edward William
SLOMAN, Martha
ROCKETT, Ernest William


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ROCKETT, Ernest William 1 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 1869, Huish Champflower, Somerset County, England
  • Christened: 24 Oct 1869, St. Peter's Parish, Huish Champflower, Somerset, England
  • Died: May 1956, Hespeler, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada at age 87
  • Buried: May 1956, New Hope Cemetery, Waterloo County, Ontario, Canada



1 1871 England Census (District 10, Huish Champflower, Somerset County, England). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists Edward William Rockett (age 44, b. Wiveliscombe), wife Martha [Sloman] (age 37, b. Wiveliscombe), and children Frank Wallace (age 11, b. Luxborough), Mary Geraldine (age 9, b. Huish Champflower), Emmeline Annie (age 6, b. Huish Champflower), Florence Apphia (age 4, b. Huish Champflower) and Ernest William (age 1, b. Huish Champflower). Also in the household are Martha Dale [Dade?] (age 19, b. Lawpford Brett), "domestic servant," and Henry Moore (age 19, b. Morksilver?), "farm laborer, indoor." Edward is listed as a "landowner."

2 1881 England Census (District 10, Huish Champflower, Somerset County, England). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists Edward William Rockett (age 55, b. Wiveliscombe), wife Martha (age 46, b. Wiveliscombe), and children Edward Arthur Sloman (age 25, b. Wiveliscombe), Emmeline Annie (age 16, b. Huish Champflower), Florence Aphia (age 13, b. Huish Champflower), Ernest William (age 11, b. Huish Champflower), Anstey Wilson (age 8, b. Huish Champflower), Walker Charles (age 6, b. Huish Champflower), Gerald Frederick (age 3, b. Huish Champflower) and Blanche Arthurine (age 1, b. Huish Champflower), living in Huish Champflower, England. Edward Sr. is listed as a "farmer." Edward Jr. is listed as a "farmer's son." Ernest, Anstey and Walker are all listed as "scholars."

3 St. Peter's Parish, Huish Champflower, Somerset, England. Surety: 4. Parish records indicate baptism of Ernest William Rockett in Huish Champflower. Daughter of Edward William and Martha Rockett. Edward is listed as a "farmer."

4 Will of Ernest William Rockett (Brantford, Brant County, Ontario, Canada). Surety: 4. Ernest left a fairly large estate to his heirs, having passed away without wife or children. Beneficiaries included Anstey Wilson Rockett (brother), Arthur Herbert Rockett (nephew, son of sister Mary), Agnes Maude [Rockett] Wilson (sister) and Gerald Frederick Rockett (brother).

5 1901 Canadian Census, Woodstock, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada. Surety: 4. Lists Ernest Rockett (age 31, b. Aug 1879) and siblings May Geraldine (age 33, b. Jan 1878), Walker (age 29, b. Mar 1882), Gerald (age 27, b. Feb 1884) and May's son, Arthur (age 19, b. Oct 1891), living in Woodstock, Ontario.

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