Weeks, George


Collection date: Dec 1905

Area: Somerset - Mendips (Harptree & Priddy)

George Weeks at Priddy (1832-1914): age 73, 2 songs 22 Dec 1905: George Weeks was baptised on 19/8/1832 at Priddy, son of Samuel & Hester Weeks. Samuel was described as a ‘yeoman’ in 1841 and a ‘farmer of 130 acres’ in 1861.

George Weeks married Mary Ann Perry at Bristol St Michael’s on 14/11/1862. Mary Ann was originally from Isle Brewers and went up to West Harptree aged 17 to work as a servant to Thomas Weeks, farmer. She had one son Henry and died in 1909. George was a cousin of Samuel Weeks. He died 28/12/1914.

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