Robert Graydon

Robert Graydon

Male 1788 - Jul 1857-Aug 1857  (68 years)

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  • Name Robert Graydon 
    Born 3 Nov 1788  Monkwearmouth, Co Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 25 Dec 1788  St. Peter's, Monkwearmouth, County Durham Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1840  South Shields, County Durham Find all individuals with events at this location 
    mariner 
    • per his marriage to Jane Coxon
    Census 1841  Sunderland, County Durham Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • High Street (HO107/321/6, Folio 15, Page 25)
      Robert Graydon, 50, Innkeeper, Y
      Jane Graydon, 55, Y
      Robert Savage, 20, Smith, Y
      Mary Phillips, 20, Female Servant, Y
      -- note Robert's age is rounded down from 53 per the census rules, so Jane may also be up to 4 yrs older than shown here
    Residence 1841  Sunderland, County Durham Find all individuals with events at this location 
    High Street 
    Occupation 1841-1844  Sunderland, County Durham Find all individuals with events at this location 
    innkeeper 
    • census, wife's death
    Residence 1844  Sunderland, County Durham Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Low Street 
    • per wife's burial
    Census 1851  Southwick, County Durham Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Waterloo Street (HO107 2398)
      Robert Graydon, Head, Widowed, 63, born Monkwearmouth, County Durham
      Robert Graydon, Son, Married, 32, Glassmaker, born Southwick, County Durham
      Elifinday [Ellefende] Graydon, son's wife, Married, 31, born Southwick, County Durham
      Isabella Graydon, Granddaughter, 10, born Southwick, County Durham
      Elizabeth Graydon, Granddaughter, 5, born Southwick, County Durham
      Robert Graydon, Grandson, 3, born Southwick, County Durham
      -- note the whole family is listed as Graydon. We suspect the censustaker mis-heard Graham as Graydon. We are assuming that Robert the elder is Ellefende's father Robert Graydon (as he is the right age) and the rest of the household should be called Graham.
    Occupation Miller at Southwick, County Durham Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died Jul 1857-Aug 1857  Southwick, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 2 Aug 1857  Southwick, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • He is called a shipwright in daughter Ellafende's marriage record in May 1841, yet describes himself as an innkeeper in the 1841 census.
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      There is a slightly younger Robert Graydon in the area too:

      1841 Monkwearmouth Shore, Barclay Street (HO107/299/8 folio 8)
      Mary Ann Ebdell, 40, Independent Means, Y
      Robert Graydon, 47, Cisterner(?), Y
      Thomas Graydon, 45, Mariner, Y
      Margaret Wilson, 60, Laundress, Y

      Monkwearmouth Shore 1851 Census, 16 Barclay Street (HO107/2398/folio 197)
      Mary Ann Ebdell, Head, Widowed, 53, Householder, born Monkwearmouth, County Durham
      Robert Graydon, Brother, 59, Printer & Bookseller, born Monkwearmouth, County Durham
      Thomas Graydon, Brother, 58, Shipowner, born Monkwearmouth, County Durham
      Edward Graydon, Brother, 48, Ship Inspector, born Monkwearmouth, County Durham
      Mary Ann Gardner, Female Servant, 20, born Monkwearmouth, County Durham
    Person ID I123  29: Wandlass families originating around Hartburn, Northumberland, England
    Last Modified 17 Oct 2011 

    Father Charles Graydon,   b. Est 1740-1763,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Margaret Hall,   b. Abt 1767,   d. Oct 1801, Southwick, County Durham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years) 
    Married 29 Mar 1785  Belford, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F172  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Isabella Wandlass,   b. 27 Oct 1790, Fulwell, Monkwearmouth, County Durham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1833, Southwick, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Married 3 Dec 1809  St. Hilda's, South Shields, County Durham. Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Margaret Eliza Graydon,   b. 11 Jul 1810, Monkwearmouth, County Durham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1868  (Age 57 years)
     2. Charles Graydon,   b. 21 Aug 1812, Monkwearmouth, County Durham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Jane Graydon,   b. 5 Jul 1814, Southwick, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Isabella Graydon,   b. 25 Mar 1816, Southwick, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Mary GRAYDON,   b. 3 May 1818, Southwick, County Durham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1832, Southwick, County Durham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 14 years)
     6. Ellafenda Graydon,   b. 12 May 1820, Southwick, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jun 1860, Wellington Street, Southwick, County Durham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     7. Elizabeth GRAYDON,   b. 21 Dec 1822, Southwick, County Durham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1824, Southwick, County Durham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     8. Robert Graydon,   b. 31 May 1825, Southwick, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. John Graydon,   b. 29 May 1829, Southwick, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     10. Elizabeth Graydon,   b. 30 Oct 1830, Southwick, Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 7 Aug 2004 
    Family ID F40  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Jane Gray,   b. 1784-1786,   d. 12 Apr 1844, Sunderland, County Durham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 22 Dec 1840  South Shields (St. Hilda), Durham, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Last Modified 17 Oct 2011 
    Family ID F274  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    Marriage banns for Robert Graydon & Isabella Wandlass, 1809, South Shields, Durham
    Marriage banns for Robert Graydon & Isabella Wandlass, 1809, South Shields, Durham
    Marriage of Robert Graydon & Isabella Wandlass, 1809, South Shields, Durham
    Marriage of Robert Graydon & Isabella Wandlass, 1809, South Shields, Durham
    Source: Durham Record Office via Kay Stevens

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] Parish register.
      25 Dec 1788 Robert Graydon, of Monkwearmouth, born 3 Nov 1788, son of Charles (miller) & Margaret Graydon

    2. [S11] Burial record.
      aged 69

    3. [S49] IGI.

    4. [S10] Parish register.
      "The original marriage entry for Robert Green and Isabella Wandlass in the registers of South Shields, St. Hilda on 3 December 1809 - although the incumbent has entered the name of Robert Green as the groom in the register, a Robt. Graydon has signed the entry. The pertinent entry in the register of banns was also checked and it also included the name of Robert Graydon. " [Durham Record Office; document copies on file at Wanless Web]

    5. [S10] Parish register.
      South Shields St Hilda
      22 Dec 1840 Robert Grayden, [age blank], widower, mariner, lives South Shields, son of Charles Grayden a miller
      and
      Jane Coxon, [age blank], widow, lives South Shields, daughter of John Gray a coalminer
      by Banns in the presence of Jas. Ramsey & Jane Gray