Samuel Aylott1

#11714, (26 December 1737-1795)
FatherWilliam Aylott2 (c 1701-13 Aug 1747)
MotherSarah Munt2 (13 May 1706-21 Dec 1761)
ChartsAylott Family - descendants
Mike Hill - ancestors
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He was baptised on Thursday, 26 December 1737 at Walkern, Hertfordshire.3,2,4 The village lies off the main road in the valley of the Beane on the road to Watton. It is fairly large and somewhat straggling, the church, rectory and school, and Walkern Place, a 17th-century farm-house of timber and plaster lying at the north end. Nearby is a small castle of the mount and bailey type, thrown up possibly by Hamo de St. Clare in the reign of Stephen.5

Samuel Aylott was the son of William Aylott and Sarah Munt.2

His father died 13 August 1747. Samuel was aged 9 when this happened.

His mother died 21 December 1761 at the age of 55. Samuel was aged 23 when this happened.

He married Jane Campkin, daughter of Thomas Campkin and Ann (?), at All Saints and Saint John on Sunday, 27 May 1764 at Hertford. At the time of their marriage, neither Samuel or Jane could write.2,6 The city of Hertford dates back to at least 673, and was an important market town surrounded by agricultural land. From the late 16th century, it had access to the London corn markets via the River Lea. All Saints church was built in the 15th century with a cruciform plan and a west tower. However, it burnt down in 1891.

Samuel and Jane Campkin became the parents of Elizabeth Aylott circa 1777.1 Samuel Aylott was the landlord at The Red Cow, Hertford.7

Samuel died in 1795 at Hertford.2,8 He was buried on 21 September 1795 at Hertford.7

Samuel Aylott left £10 to his son Samuel Aylott on reaching the age of 21.7


1737BaptismWalkern, Hertfordshire3,2,4
1764MarriageAll Saints and Saint John, Hertford2,6
OccupationThe Red Cow, Hertford7


Jane Campkin (c 1740-)


  1. [S463] Family Search (A service provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) ( Batch Number:C07242-3 Film Number:991379.
  2. [S632] E-mails from Sylvia Pitcher to Tim Hill, 2013- 'The Aylotts' 24 May 2013 01:47.
  3. [S517] Website England & Wales Christening Records, 1530-1906 ( Name: Samuel Aliott; Gender: Male; Christening Date: 26 Dec 1737; Christening Place: Walkern, Hertfordshire, England; Father's Name: William Aliott; Mother's name: Sarah.
  4. [S338] ( (for birth date).
  5. [S581] William Page A History of the County of Hertford: Volume 3
  6. [S463] Family Search (A service provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) ( Hertford All Saints and St. John Batch Number:C07242-3 Film Number:991379.
  7. [S632] E-mails from Sylvia Pitcher to Tim Hill, 2013- 'Group Sheets' 24 May 2013 20:35.
  8. [S338] (