Thomas Dew Boden

#11831, (22 January 1779-)
FatherThomas Boden1 (c 1750-)
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Thomas Dew Boden was baptized at All Saints and Saint John on Friday, 22 January 1779 at Hertford.1 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.

He was the son of Thomas Boden.1 Thomas Dew Boden was listed as an ironmonger in 1823 at Market Place, Hertford.2 At the age of 15 William Darby was indentured to Thomas Dew Boden as an apprentice ironmonger for a period of 7 years on 2 August 1824. William's father George had recently married Thomas Boden's sister.3 Circa 1830 he was a Trustee of the Poor of Hertford, or as they were more correctly known, a 'Trustee of the Chequer Rents.4' He He was entitled to vote based on property that he owned. in 1832.5 His estate was probated on 7 February 1835.
Last Edited31 Jul 2013

Timeline

DateEventPlace
Family
1779BaptismAll Saints and Saint John, Hertford1
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1823OccupationMarket Place, Hertford2
1824Apprenticed3

Citations

  1. [S463] Website Family Search (A service provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) (https://familysearch.org) indexing project (batch) number: C07242-3 system origin: England-ODM source film number: 991379.
  2. [S467] Directory, Herfordshire, various dates "1823 p.355."
  3. [S465] Website The National Archives, England Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies, (http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk) http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/a2a/records.aspx
  4. [S583] Lewis Turnor History of the ancient town and borough of Hertford p.355.
  5. [S578] Poll Book / Electoral Register for United Kingdom, 1538-1893 Hertford St. Andrew (http://search.ancestry.com.au/Browse/View.aspx).