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Church St.Mary le Strand, London
St Mary le Strand
John & Harriett married here.

Map 1827 showing part of South London
Greenwood Map 1827.

Marked are some addresses
that crop up with all the London
ancestors. All around the
Thames/Waterloo area.

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Harriett Lapham

Birth:1815 Marriage:1840 Death:1866

Mother Jane Lapham. Father was Benjamin Lapham. Born 14th May 1815.
Married to John Horatio Hunt in 1840, and they had four children...

Mary Ann Leigh (b.1837)
Ruth Leigh (b.1839)
Ruby Leigh (b.1843)
Harriet C. Leigh (b.1846)

All four of their daughters were christened in 1846 at Saint Brides, Fleet Street. Harriett was a needlewoman.

Harriet died April 1866, aged 50, from a stroke.

Click here for more information on details of various certificates for Harriett, including Marriage, birth and death.

Also census returns from 1841, 1851 and 1861.

Some known addresses...
1840 - 5 Wellington Strand - aged 26,
1841 - 5 Martlett Court - aged 27,  (Just off Bow St.)
1843 - 36 Farringdon St - aged 29,
1846 - 18 Shoe Lane - aged 31,  (Just off Fleet St.)
1851 - 18 Shoe Lane - aged 35,  (Just off Fleet St.)
1861 - 8 Wine Office Court - aged 45,  (Just off Fleet St.)
1866 - 8 Wine Office Court - aged 50,  (Just off Fleet St.)

Benjamin Lapham

Birth:1778 Marriage:1805 Death:1851 Father of above Harriett

Born Paulton, Somerset, England, abt.1778. Occupation Gentleman.
Wife Jean Emery. Children were...

George Lapham (b.1806-1871)
Henry Lapham (b.1808)
Wm Henry Lapham (b.1811)
James Lapham (b.1813)
Harriett Lapham (b.1815-1866)

It's not known when Jean died but Ben remarried, in 1826, to a Harriet Harness.

The 1851 Census return for Benjamin shows he was living with his son George and his family, in London.

Benjamin died 1851, aged abt.73.

Click here for more information on details of various certificates, including Marriage, birth and death.