Topic: John Self

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John Self Born 1768 in Somerset married Mary Hillier 1803 in Chilcompton Somerset

John was born in c 1768 in Somerset .

He married Mary Hillier by banns on the 9 May 1803 at St John  The Baptist Church Chilcompton. Somerset

  Both Mary and John signed with a X .

The witness's to the wedding were Daniel Hollwey and James Purcnell, the Parish Clerk . John's occupation was given as Sojourner .

John  joined the 1st  Dragon Guards as a Private  on 25th June  1792 This is  from the Napoleonic War  Index

On 29 December 1804 he was admitted as in Inpatient to the Salisbury Infirmary .and discharged on the 19th January 1805

John joined the 17th Dragons on the 22 February 1806 for the Napoleonic war

John, Mary and  family lived in Chilcompton

On daughters Elizabeth baptism at Chilcompton in 1816 John is listed as a Labourer .

In 1839 when Daughter  Elizabeth marries John's occupation is given as a labourer but in 1849 when daughter Mary marries ,John occupation is given as Soldier

John  Died on 18th August 1849 age 81  in Chilcompton and is buried in St John the Baptist church  yard with his wife Mary

Children of John and Mary are Isaac b 1805,Valentine b 1814, Elizabeth b 1816 ,Joseph b 1823,Job b 1825

It is interesting to note that in 2010 descendants of daughter Mary still  lived in the village of Chilcompton


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John Self

First Names:John
Last Name:Self
Date of Birth:18 August 1768
Place of Birth:Somerset
Country of birth:England
Date of death:1849
Place of death:Chilcompton
Place of burial:St John The Baptist Church Cilcompton
Family Surname:Self
Occupation:Sojourner ,Labourer
Spouses name:Mary Hillier
Spouses date of birth:c1777
Spouses place of birth:Nunney
Spouses date of death:26October 1872
Spouses place of death:Chilcompton
Spouses place of burial:St John The Baptist Churchyard Chilcompton
Spouses nationality:English
Date of marriage:9 May 1804
Place of marriage:Stjohn The baptist Church Chilcompton
Name of the children:Isaac, Valintine ,Elizabeth,Mary , Job
Military Service:Napolonic War