Joseph Lacey & Jane Shearstone to the Isle of Wight
Photographs of Joseph Lacey & Jane Shearstone:
Thank you to Shirley Stallard for these photos. These came to Shirley via Ann Ryder, nee Lacey, who was sent them by Nancy, a descendent of Joseph & Jane’s daughter Ellen. Ellen took these photos to Canada about 1896, when she emigrated there.
|Joseph Lacey 1829 – 1907||Jane Shearstone 1830- 1913|
Joseph & Jane Lacey to the Isle of Wight (IOW)
Here is some information received from Shirley Stallard on Joseph & Jane Lacey. Thank you to Shirley for sharing this.
children were born in Somerset [Louisa 1850, Sarah 1852, Robert 1853 and Joseph George 1854 ] and seven more children were born in the Island
[Ellen 1856, Jane 1858, Charles 1860, d.1871, John 1861, d. 1863, Alice 1864, Frank Henry 1866 and Frederick William 1868.]
East Coker in about 1870 , and became a thatcher; another Ellen, married a Scottish soldier, William Kay, stationed in the IOW and emigrated to Canada in the 1880’s. [NOTE: apparently Ellen took the above photos with her when she emigrated to Canada]. Joseph was a Bricklayer and brewer and died in 1907. Jane died in 1913
Railway most of his life, as a Goods Guard and then as a Signalman; they had 8 children who all stayed on the Island; Archie Jabez Lacey, b. 1896, died in Gaza in 1917. Joseph George died in 1934 and Lucy in 1938 .