Jemima Parker1

(27 February 1793 - 15 April 1861)
FatherWilliam Parker2 (bef. 1769 - )
MotherCharlotte Parkerson (T2b4a)2 (say 1765 - )
Relationship3rd great-grandmother of Lorna Henderson

BMDB data

     Jemima Parker was born on 27 Feb 1793 nr Braintree, ESS, ENG, this date being 3 yrs later than the c.1790, Saffron Waldron, Essex given on her mar. cert.3,2 She was christened on 7 Aug 1793 at Bocking Independent, Par. of Braintree, ESS, ENG; entry #646 on the register of births and baptisms reads: Jemima Parker daughter of William Parker and of Charlotte his wife, of the Parish of Braintree in the County of Essex born on the twenty seventh day of February 1794 was baptized on the seventh day of August 1793 by me John Thorowgood, Protestant Dissenting Minister.2 Some sources show Jemima as born cir. 1790 at Westminster, MDX, ENG, this date agreeing with the age she gave whem emigrating in 1853 and with the age she gave in the 1851 census.4,5
     Jemima Parker married William Clinton, son of John? Clinton and Mary UnknownSurname, on 30 Dec 1810 at St Alphage, London Wall, City of London, LND, ENG, Entry shows William CLINTON and Jemima PAKRER were both of this parish (St Alphage London Wall). Both signed, wit: James HUZELL and Ann CAMPBELL -London Wall believed to be near St Giles (a marr. is recorded between James HAZELL and Ann CAMPBELL Nov 1813 at St Alphage).6,7,8,9
     Jemima Clinton died on 15 Apr 1861 at Hawthorne, Dist of Boroondara, VIC, AUS, at age 68; cert. 380 reads: Jemima Clinton, female 71 of asthma from disease of the heart, 1 year, last seen April 14th by John de la Robtly?. Father William Tyrell (believed to be erroneous information, should be Parkinson or Parker), farmer, mother's name unknown (mother believed to be Charlotte Parker, nee Tyrell according to Joan). Informant James Clinton, son, Hawthorne. Buried April 18 1861, Melbourne General Cemetery. Born Saffron Waldron, Essex, 8 years in Victoria. Married London to William Clinton, (age at marr. not known). Issue: Sarah, dead, William, dead, Henry dead, James 43, Emma 33, Harry (27?), seven (?) other children, all dead and ages and names not known.10 She was buried at 310-S #130, General Cem., Melbourne, VIC, AUS, CLINTON: Jemima bur 17 Apr 1861, Henry (son) bur 25 May 1876, Jane (dtr-in-law nee Thomson) bur. 8 Nov 1880 and John S(amuel aka Samuel John grd son) bur 17 Dec 1859.
Headstone commemorates: James d 27 Jan 1885 (buried at 310-W #154 with his son William H and dtr in law Emily); John Samuel; Jemima d 15 Apr 1861; Henry d 23 May 1876; Margaret Thompson, d 16 Jan 1877; Jane d 6 Nov 1880.7,11,12

Migration

     Jemima Clinton left from Plymouth, England 2 May 1853 on the 'Roxburgh Castle' to Port Phillip arriving Melbourne in Jul 1853 as a 3rd class cabin passenger, with son Henry (miner aged 22). On same voyage were daughter Emma (Austin, wife aged 25) and son-in-law William Austin (miner aged 24).5

Census/Where lived/Occupations

      In 1814 William and Jemima Clinton were living in White St, St Giles Cripplegate, City of London, LND, ENG, (address given on baptism records for son William).13 By 1830 they were living at 1 Queens Sq, Brokers Row, City of London, LND, ENG.14
     Jemima Parker appeared on the census of 1841 at 31 Rose St, St Martins in the Field, Westminster, MDX, ENG, as CLINTON: Jemima 50 laundress; Francis 25 seaman; Frederick 15 ap; Henry 12 ap; (NB enumerators were instructed to round ages down to the nearest multiple of 5).15
     The census of 1851 showed Jemima, with her son Henry, at 31 Rose St, Dist of Long acre, St Martin in the Fields, MDX, ENG, enumerated as CLINTON: Jemima, 61 widow; Son Henry 20, orris (?) weaver's apprentice, both b Westminster, MDX.4

All the other info

     Jemima Clinton 50 yr old in the 1841 census and Francis Clinton 25 yr old in the same household were possibly related ?mother/son?16

External links

     Click here to see Jemima's page on WikiTree, a collaborative on-line tree with an easily navigable range of charts.17
     Jemima Parker belongs to a DNA tested line. Click here for further information.

Family

William Clinton (Sep 1787 - bet. 1830 - 1841)
Children
  • Sarah Clinton18 (Nov 1811 - bef. 1861)
  • William Clinton (bet. 1812 - 1814 - bef. 1861)
  • Henry Clinton19,20 (Dec 1815 - bef. 1830)
  • James Clinton19,21 (Oct 1817 - Jan 1885)
  • Mary Ann Clinton19,22 (Feb 1820 - bef. 1861)
  • Frederick Clinton (Feb 1824 - bet. 1841 - 1861)
  • Emma Parker Clinton+1,23 (Mar 1827 - Jun 1894)
  • Henry Clinton3,24 (May 1830 - May 1876)
ChartsMy pedigree chart
Ancestors (& their siblings) of Alice HENDERSON nee ANDREWS
Maternal ancestors of Lorna
Maternal timeline
PARKER
Last Edited15 Jun 2014

Citations

  1. Certificate, Emma CLINTON (12) & John GIBSON (13) marriage of 31 Dec 1855 Ref #3632 From Inspection p/copy held by L. McIntosh 1993.
  2. Births & baptisms, Bap. 1793 Jemima PARKER, p/copy rcvd from Joan E, Jan 1994, (no mother's surname mentioned).
  3. Letter, Frances RADFORD (3996) to Lorna Henderson, rcvd Mar 1994.
  4. 1851 Census images, England & Wales, via Ancestry.com, St Martin in the Fields, MDX ED 3 HO107/1482 Folio 54 Page 18 Schedule 87, copy d/loaded Nov 2005.
  5. Letter, Frances RADFORD to Lorna Henderson, Passenger Schedule for the "Roxburgh Castle", 2 May 1853, rcvd Feb 1994.
  6. Letter, Frances RADFORD (3996) to Lorna Henderson, Marr. 30 Dec 1810 William CLINTON & Jemima PARKER, St Alphage, London Wall, from descendants as researched by Frances R, chart rcvd Jan 1995.
  7. Jemima CLINTON nee PARKER, DC CLINTON, Jemima, 1861, VIC AUS, P/copy of certified copy dated Jun 1986, rcvd from Joan Ewers, Jan 1994, (annotated with comment, in what looks like Frances RADFORD's writing, that the informant had Jemima's maiden name wrong, should be PARKER not TYRELL, with mother as Charlotte PARKER nee TYRELL).
  8. Ancestry.com online at http://search.ancestry.com, Marr. 30 Dec 1810 William CLINTON & Jemima PARKER, St Alphage London Wall, City of London, #32 Pg 10, from Guildhall, St Alphage London Wall, Register of marriages 1807 - 1812 and banns 1807 - 1815, 1807 - 1815, P69/ALP/A/01/Ms 5747/2, extracted Sep 2009.
  9. Ancestry.com online at http://search.ancestry.com, Banns Nov 1813 James HAZELL & Ann CAMPBELL, from Guildhall, St Alphage London Wall, Register of marriages 1807 - 1812 and banns 1807 - 1815, 1807 - 1815, P69/ALP/A/01/Ms 5747/2, extracted from image Jun 2014.
  10. Jemima CLINTON nee PARKER, DC CLINTON, Jemima, 1861, VIC AUS, P/copy of certified copy dated Jun 1986, rcvd from Joan Ewers, Jan 1994, scanned Mar 2006, (annotated with comment, in what looks like Frances RADFORD's writing, that the informant had Jemima's maiden name wrong, should be PARKER not TYRELL, with mother as Charlotte PARKER nee TYRELL).
  11. CEM: CLINTON burials Melbourne, VIC, Rcvd from Frances RADFORD, Jan 1994.
  12. Letter, Frances RADFORD to Lorna Henderson, CLINTON headstone, Melbourne Cem, photo & explanation rcvd Feb 1994.
  13. Ancestry.com online at http://search.ancestry.com, Bap. 17 Aug 1814 William s/o William (currier) & Jemima CLINTON , at St Giles, Cripplegate, City of London of , from Guildhall, St Giles Cripplegate, Register of baptisms, 1813 - 1817, P69/GIS/A/01/Ms 6423/1, extracted Sep 2009.
  14. Ancestry.com online at http://search.ancestry.com, Birth 25 May 1830 Bap. 13 Jun 1830 Henry s/o William (currier) & Jemima CLINTON , at St Stephens, Colemant St, City of London of 1 Queens Sq, Brokers Row, from Guildhall, St Stephen Coleman Street, Register of baptisms, 1813 - 1839, P69/STE1/A/01/Ms 4454/2, extracted Sep 2009.
  15. 1841 Census (images for ENG, transcriptions for SCT), UK, Civil Par. St Martins i n the Fields, Hundred Westminster, Sub Dist Long Acre, MDX HO107/740 Bk 6 ED 13 Pg 1, hsehold of Jemima CLINTON, extracted Sep 2009.
  16. "Lorna's Family History Musings", Sep 2009.
  17. WikiTree online at http://WikiTree.com/, Oct 2011.
  18. Online search: assorted surnames, International Genealogical Index (IGI), Birth 1811 Bap. 1812, Sarah to Willm & Jemima CLINTON, batch C025779, St Giles Cripplegate, London, ENG, rechecked Feb 2007.
  19. Frances Radford, "CLINTONPARKER F'Tree", Received from Joan EWERS, 1/94, Rcvd Jan 1995.
  20. Online search: assorted surnames, International Genealogical Index (IGI), Birth 1815 Bap. 1820, Henry to Wm & Jemima CLINTON, batch C096981, Kings Weight House Fish Street Hill-Independent, London, ENG, rechecked Feb 2007.
  21. Online search: assorted surnames, International Genealogical Index (IGI), Birth 1817 Bap. 1820, James to Wm & Jemima CLINTON, batch C096981, Kings Weight House Fish Street Hill-Independent, London, ENG, rechecked Feb 2007.
  22. Online search: assorted surnames, International Genealogical Index (IGI), Birth 1820 Bap. 1820, Mary Ann to Wm & Jemima CLINTON, batch C096981, Kings Weight House Fish Street Hill-Independent, London, ENG, rechecked Feb 2007.
  23. Ancestry.com online at http://search.ancestry.com, Birth 3 Mar 1827 Bap. 13 Jun 1830 Emma d/o William (currier) & Jemima CLINTON , at St Stephens, Colemant St, City of London of 1 Queens Sq, Brokers Row, from Guildhall, St Stephen Coleman Street, Register of baptisms, 1813 - 1839, P69/STE1/A/01/Ms 4454/2, extracted Sep 2009.
  24. BDM: VIC, AUS, Dth 1876 Henry CLINTON s/o William CLINTON & Jemima m.s. Not Known, Melbourne #6496 (6449 on index), copy d/loaded Feb 2007.

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