Thomas & Hannah Speed of Crudgington

Thomas Speed was probably born in the 1760s.

Hannah Dod, daughter of William and Hannah, was baptised in Whitchurch on 29 December 1767.

Thomas Speed married Hannah Dod in Edgmond, Shropshire, on 20 January 1792 and their known children were baptised:

Mary

11 Nov 1792

Waters Upton

Elisabeth

23 Sep 1792

Waters Upton

Elisabeth

21 Jun 1795

Waters Upton

John

15 Jan 1797

Waters Upton

Thomas and Hannah both appear to have died before the 1841 census.

Of their children:

  • Elizabeth married William Gregory in High Ercall on 31 December 1818 and lived in Grudgington Green.
  • John, a farm worker, married Ann Giles in Kinnersley on 31 January 1825 and they are believed to have had the following children:

    James

    ca. 1825

    John

    ca. 1826

    William

    ca. 1830

    George

    2 Jun 1833

    High Ercall

    Samuel

    15 Mar 1835

    High Ercall

    Benjamin

    7 Feb 1838

    High Ercall

    John appears to have lived all his adult life in Crudgington Green. His wife Ann died in 1865 and in 1871 his son James was living with him along with his family. John died in 1876, aged 79.