Samuel HONEY (b.1798)

Samuel Honey was born c.1798, probably in St Keyne.  One of ten children of Thomas Honey and Elizabeth Handcock, Samuel worked as a lime burner.

On 20 July 1824, Samuel married Jenny (or Jane) Best in St Keyne, Cornwall. Together they had seven children.

By 1871, however, Samuel was a widower and living in Liskeard Workhouse. He died on 28 January 1881, aged 84.

Family Details

Father: Thomas HONEY
Elizabeth HANDCOCK
Jenny BEST

Siblings: John, John, Elizabeth, William, Jane, Nicholas, Thomas, Nicholas & Richard

Census Details

1841 - Lerrin (full record)
1851 - Penhale Cottage, St Martin by Looe (
full record)
1861 - Penhale Cottage, St Martin by Looe (
full record)
1871 - Liskeard Workhouse (
full record)

Summary Information

Born: 1798
Married: 20 Jul 1824
Died: 28 Jan 1881


John (b.1826)
Thomas (b.1831)
Jane (b.1832)
Richard (b.1836)
Mary (b.1839)
Samuel (b.1842)
William (b.1845)


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