The Moss Family

Dorothy Moss

Birth: 1895, in Wetherden, Suffolk, England

Father: Samuel James Moss

Mother: Clara Elizabeth (Lummis) Moss

Census:
1901: New Street, Haughley, Suffolk

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Eleanor Moss

Birth: 1837/8, in Suffolk, England

Baptised: 15 April 1838, in Haughley, Suffolk, England

Father: John Moss

Mother: Mary (Lyas) Moss

Census:
1841: Haughley, Suffolk

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Eliza Mary (Moss) Carter

Birth: 1862, in Haughley, Suffolk, England

Father: John Moss

Mother: Mary (Pearce) Moss

Married: John Carter on 14 August 1889, in Wetherden, Suffolk, England. The marriage was witnessed by Jane Elizabeth Hollis and Newman Hollis. John is recorded as aged 29, a bachelor and plasterer of Moulsham, the son of Thomas, a labourer. Eliza is recorded as being aged 27, a spinster, of Wetherden, the daughter of John, a labourer.

Occupation: Domestic Servant (1881)

Census:
1871: New Street, Haughley, Suffolk
1881: Bushes, Haughley, Suffolk

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Emily Maud Moss

Birth: 14 May 1883, in Wetherden, Suffolk, England

Baptised: 17 June 1883, in Wetherden, Suffolk, England

Father: William John Moss

Mother: Emily Salmon Baker

Census:
1891: Wetherden, Suffolk

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Ethel Hermione Moss

Birth: 1898, in Westhorpe, Suffolk, England

Father: William John Moss

Mother: Emily Salmon Baker

Census:
1901: Town Yard, Westhorpe, Suffolk

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Grimwood John Moss

Birth: 18 August 1899, in Haughley, Suffolk, England

Baptised: 20 August 1899, in Wetherden, Suffolk, England

Father: Samuel James Moss

Mother: Clara Elizabeth (Lummis) Moss

Married: Edith R. White in 1922 in Chelmsford district, Essex, England

Census:
1901: New Street, Haughley, Suffolk

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Henry James Moss

Birth: 11 December 1886, in Wetherden, Suffolk, England

Baptised: 17 April 1887, in Wetherden, Suffolk, England

Father: William John Moss

Mother: Emily Salmon Baker

Census:
1891: Wetherden, Suffolk
1901: Town Yard, Westhorpe, Suffolk

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Hermon Moss

Birth: 1841, in Haughley, Suffolk, England

Baptised: 16 October 1842, in Haughley, Suffolk, England
1842 Oct 16 Moss Herman daughter John Mary Haughley labourer

Father: John Moss

Mother: Mary (Lyas) Moss

Death: 1856, in Stow district, Suffolk, England

Buried: 24 May 1856, in Haughley, Suffolk, England, aged 15
1856 May 24 Moss Hermon Haughley 15

Census:
1851: Haughley, Suffolk, female, aged 9, born Haughley

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John Moss

Birth: 1807/8, in Wetherden, Suffolk, England

Baptised: 4 September 1808, in Wetherden, Suffolk, England

Father: William Moss

Mother: Sarah Turner

Married: Mary Lyas on 25 December 1828, in Onehouse, Suffolk, England

Children:
Occupation: Agricultural labourer

Death: 1887, in Stow district, Suffolk, England, aged 79

Census:
1841: Haughley, Suffolk
1851: Haughley, Suffolk, aged 44, born Wetherden
1861: New Street, Haughley, Suffolk
1871: New Street, Haughley, Suffolk
1881: New Street, Haughley, Suffolk

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John Moss

Birth: 1832, in Haughley, Suffolk, England

Baptised: 25 August 1832, in Haughley, Suffolk, England
1832 Aug 25 Moss John son John Mary Haughley labourer

Father: John Moss

Mother: Mary (Lyas) Moss

Married: Mary Pearce on 1(8) December 1858, in Elmswell, Suffolk, England. The marriage was witnessed by William Moss and Jane Moss (Pearce crossed out). John is recorded as being of full age, single and a labourer of Haughley, the son of John, a labourer. Mary is recorded as being of full age, single, of Elmswell, the daughter of William, a labourer.

The information above is from a transcription of the marriage record by John Nichols. A different transcription of Elmswell marriages contains slightly different information - that the marriage date is 10 December 1858, and that Jane's father is Henry Pearce and that she is of "another parish", not Elmswell.

Children:
Occupation: Agricultural labourer

Census:
1841: Haughley, Suffolk
1851: Haughley, Suffolk, aged 18, born Haughley
1861: Peat Hill Road, Haughley, Suffolk
1871: New Street, Haughley, Suffolk
1881: Pound Cottage, Wetherden, Suffolk
1891: Wetherden, Suffolk
1901: Wetherden, Suffolk

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Robert Samuel Moss

Birth: 1891, in Wetherden, Suffolk, England

Father: William John Moss

Mother: Emily Salmon Baker

Census:
1891: Wetherden, Suffolk
1901: Town Yard, Westhorpe, Suffolk

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Samuel James Moss

Birth: 1867, in Haughley, Suffolk, England

Father: John Moss

Mother: Mary (Pearce) Moss

Married: Clara Elizabeth Lummis on 17 April 1894, in Wetherden, Suffolk, England. Clara was born in 1870, in Bacton, Suffolk, the daughter of John Lummis and Louisa (Death) Lummis. In the 1891 census and on her marriage record in 1894, Clara is listed as a servant.

Children:
Occupation: Shoemaker

Census:
1871: New Street, Haughley, Suffolk
1881: Pound Cottage, Wetherden, Suffolk
1901: New Street, Haughley, Suffolk
1916: 40 Baddow Rd., Chelmsford, Essex (death of son Sidney)

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Sarah Moss

Birth: 1835/6, in Suffolk, England

Baptised: 21 February 1836, in Haughley, Suffolk, England

Father: John Moss

Mother: Mary (Lyas) Moss

Census:
1841: Haughley, Suffolk

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Sarah Maria (Moss) Price

Birth: 1864, in Dagworth, Haughley, Suffolk, England

Father: John Moss

Mother: Mary (Pearce) Moss

Children:
Married: William Price on 25 December 1883, in Wetherden, Suffolk, England. The marriage was witnessed by William Moss and Emily Moss. William is recorded as being of full age, a bachelor and labourer of Norton, the son of James, a labourer. Sarah is recorded as being of full age, a spinster, of Wetherden, the daughter of John, a labourer.

Occupation: Domestic Servant (1881)

Census:
1871: New Street, Haughley, Suffolk
1881: The Kilns, Woolpit, Suffolk

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Sarah Jane Moss

Birth: 11 November 1878, in Wetherden, Suffolk, England

Mother: Sarah Maria Moss

Occupation: Domestic Servant (1891)

Census:
1881: Pound Cottage, Wetherden, Suffolk
1891: Wetherden, Suffolk

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Sidney James Moss

Birth: 3 November 1896, in Wetherden, Suffolk, England

Baptised: 29 November 1896, in Wetherden, Suffolk, England

Father: Samuel James Moss

Mother: Clara Elizabeth (Lummis) Moss
Bethune Town Cemetery
Béthune Town Cemetery in France where Sidney is buried


Death: 10 February 1916, aged 19. Sidney was a gunner (artillery equivalent of a private) in the 2nd Siege Bty., Royal Garrison Artillery. Service number 39927

Buried: Béthune Town Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France. Grave reference V. A. 7.

Census:
1901: New Street, Haughley, Suffolk

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Thomas John Moss

Birth: 1888, in Wetherden, Suffolk, England

Father: William John Moss

Mother: Emily Salmon Baker
St Patricks Cemetery
St Patricks Cemetery in Belgium where Thomas is buried

Death: 21 September 1917. Thomas was a private in the 9th Bn., Suffolk Regiment. Service number 15338.

Buried: St Patricks Cemetery, Loos, France. Grave reference II.G.16

Census:
1891: Wetherden, Suffolk
1901: Town Yard, Westhorpe, Suffolk

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William Moss

Birth: 1830/1, in Haughley, Suffolk, England

Baptised: 2 January 1831, in Haughley, Suffolk, England

Father: John Moss

Mother: Mary (Lyas) Moss

Married: Jane Pearce on 29 February 1856, in Haughley, Suffolk, England. The marriage was witnessed by Mary Pearse and Francis Sparrow. William is recorded as aged 25, a bachelor and labourer of Haughley, the son of John, a labourer. Jane is recorded as aged 22, a spinster of Haughley, the daughter of William, a labourer.

Occupation: Agricultural labourer (1861, 1871); Railway labourer (1881); Railway platelayer (1901)

Census:
1841: Haughley, Suffolk
1851: Haughley, Suffolk, aged 20, born Haughley
1861: Hop House, Stowmarket, Suffolk
1871: Hop House Lane, Stowmarket, Suffolk
1881: Moss House, Bury Road, Stowmarket, Suffolk
1901: Crown Street, Stowmarket, Suffolk

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William John Moss

Birth: June/July 1860, in Haughley, Suffolk, England

Father: John Moss

Mother: Mary (Pearce) Moss

Married: Emily Salmon Baker on 8 October 1881, in Wetherden, Suffolk, England. The marriage was witnessed by James Salmon and Sarah Ann Dorling. William is recorded as being of full age, a bachelor and labourer of Wetherden, the son of John, a labourer. Emily is recorded as being of full age, a spinster, of Wetherden, the daughter of Henry Salmon, a labourer.

Children:
Occupation: Agricultural labourer (1881, 1891); Brickman on farm (1901)

Census:
1861: Peat Hill Road, Haughley, Suffolk
1871: New Street, Haughley, Suffolk
1881: Pound Cottage, Wetherden, Suffolk
1891: Wetherden, Suffolk
1901: Town Yard, Westhorpe, Suffolk

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William Newman Moss

Birth: 25 December 1884, in Wetherden, Suffolk, England

Baptised: 17 April 1887, in Wetherden, Suffolk, England

Father: William John Moss

Mother: Emily Salmon Baker

Census:
1891: Wetherden, Suffolk
1901: Town Yard, Westhorpe, Suffolk

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