Births q1 1850 Pidsley Ellen St Thomas 10 262
baptism 1 Apr 1850 Sowton, Devon, England
1851 census: age 1 with grandparents Abraham Gould 63 farmer of 270 acres employing 11 labourers and Sarah 51, mother Ann 27 her brother George 27 and 7 servants
1861 census: Little Moor Farm Sowton Devon age 11 with parents Richard H 37 farmer of 120 acres and Anne 38 with siblings Sarah 9, Hayward 8 and Thomas 2 and 5 servants, 2 labourers and 2 boys
1871 census: 7 York Buildings St Sidwell Devon with father Richard 47 widowed auctioneer b Pinhoe, siblings Hayward 18 Thomas J 12 and grandmother Sarah Gould widow & 2 servants
Marriages Sep 1874 Stevens Thomas Pearman = Pidsley Ellen Newton A. 5b 243
marriage 8 Aug 1874 East Teignmouth, Devon
5 children.All born in the St.Thomas area.
Mable Marion Stevens born 1875 died 1895.
Redgenald Gould Stevens born 1877 died 1900.
Violet Maud Stevens born December 1878 died September1895.
Allan Randolph Stevens born December 1880.
Ellen Mary Stevens born 1883 died 1961
The last two were sent to Alberta Canada for their health.
After the death of Ellen Pidsley Thomas Pearman Stevens married Alice Vlieland on the 9th March 1887 at Hitching
1881 census: 12, Salutary Mount, Heavitree Devonshire with spouse 3 children and 2 servants
02/05/1883 Exeter Flying Post; Deaths: Steven May 1st at Well Park St Thomas, Ellen, the beloved wife of T. P. Stevens, aged 33
thanks to Ray for all this information
little moor farm
BankruptsRichard Hayward Pidsley, of Moor Farm, Sowton, Devon, farmer and auctioneer.On Saturday a much respected auctioneer at Exeter, named Richard Hayward Pidsley, was engaged in cleaning his gun, a double-barrelled breechloader, when by some means it went off,