Lucretia Darby1

#11797, (circa 1802-November 1849)
FatherGeorge Darby1 (c 1779-4 Mar 1853)
MotherElizabeth Aylott1 (c 1777-Jan 1821)
ChartsAylott Family - descendants
Brett Family - descendants
Darby Family - descendants
Descendents of Richard Darby
Last Edited29 Dec 2021
     Lucretia Darby was also known as Luezsa Darby.2 NOTE: The information on this page is my research to date and is subject to change as I become better informed. I very much welcome any corrections or additional info you might have - my email address is at the bottom of this page. Whilst historical facts are not copyright, my writing about these facts are. If you wish to use any text from this site on Ancestry or on any other website, please ask me first - Tim Hill.
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Lucretia was born circa 1802. She was the daughter of George Darby and Elizabeth Aylott.1 Lucretia Darby was baptised at St. Andrew's Parish Church on Sunday, 22 August 1802 at Hertford. Her name recorded in the baptism was 'Luezsa'.2,1 St. Andrews was a church of Saxon origin, and was added to until the mid 18th century to accomodate a growing population. By this stage it had deteriorated to such a degree that it was torn down and a new church built in 1870.



Her mother died circa January 1821. She was about 19 when this happened.3

Lucretia attended the wedding of Jerimiah Playl and Eliza Darby in a Church of England ceremony at St. Leonard's on Monday, 7 April 1828 at Shoreditch, London. They also signed the marriage certificate as witnesses. Eliza was married on the same day as her older sister Lucretia, and they, along with their father, were witnesses for each other. Others who attended the wedding include George Darby as father of the bride; others who may have attended included Esther White as mother of the groom and Jerimiah Playl as father of the groom.4

She married John Warner, in a Church of England ceremony at St. Leonard's on Monday, 7 April 1828 at Shoreditch, London. Lucretia was married on the same day as her younger sister Eliza, and they, along with their father, were witnesses for each other.. Brothers and sisters who may have attended include Eliza Darby, Mary Ann Darby, William Darby, Martha Darby, Ann Darby, Amelia Darby, Thomas Darby, John D. Darby, Samuel Darby and Elizabeth Darby.4

She may have attended the wedding of her sister in the marriage of John Speller Wright and Martha Darby in a Church of England ceremony at St. Pancras Parish Chapel on Wednesday, 11 January 1837 at St. Pancras, London. John and Martha went on to have two children together.5,6,7

She may have attended the wedding of her sister in the marriage of Joseph William Peck and Ann Darby in a Church of England ceremony at St. Leonard's on Monday, 1 April 1839 at Shoreditch, London. They married seventeen days before they set sail for South Australia.8,3

She may have attended the wedding of her brother in the marriage of Samuel Darby and Mary Ann Taylor in a Church of England ceremony at St. Mary on Sunday, 27 June 1841 at Ealing, Middlesex. Mary and Samuel had no known children.9,10

She may have attended the wedding of her sister in the marriage of William Skerman and Mary Ann Darby in a Church of England ceremony at St. Pancras New Church on Wednesday, 26 October 1842 at St. Pancras, London. This was the third marriage for William. They went on to have 5 children together.11,12,13

Lucretia died in November 1849.3 Her body was interred at St. Andrew's Parish Church on 10 November 1849 at Hertford. There may have been a service at Hertford Congregational Church six days prior.3

Timeline

DateEventPlace
Family
1802Birth
1
1802BaptismSt. Andrew's Parish Church, in Hertford2,1
1828Married Name3
1828MarriageSt. Leonard's, Shoreditch, London4
1849Death3
1849BurialHertford3

Family

John Warner (c 1800-)

Citations

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  2. [S517] England & Wales Christening Index, 1530-1906 (www.ancestry.com) Name: Luezsa Darby; Gender: Female; Christening Date: 22 Aug 1802; Christening Place: Hertford, Hertfordshire, England; Phillimore Ecclesiastical Parish Map: ; View this parish; Father: George Darby; Mother: Elizabeth Darby.
  3. [S549] E-mails from Eve Mintern to Tim Hill, 2012- 22 Aug 2012.
  4. [S494] London. London Metropolitan Archives, London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 Guildhall, St Leonard Shoreditch, Register of marriages, Jul 1827 - Aug 1828, P91/LEN/A/01/Ms 7498/37 (http://search.ancestry.com.au/Browse/View.aspx).
  5. [S494] London. London Metropolitan Archives, London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921 London Metropolitan Archives, Saint Pancras Parish Church, Register of marriages, P90/PAN1, Item 069.
  6. [S541] The Hertford Mercury and Reformer, Hertford, Hertfordshire, England, 17th Jan 1837 p.3.
  7. [S244] The South Australian Register, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, 1876 'Family Notices.', South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900), 30 August, p. 4, viewed 14 January, 2012, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article43008466
  8. [S1303] Kelly Dyer, Manuscript, 2021 p.158.
  9. [S338] Ancestry.com.au Ancestry.com, (http://www.ancestry.com.au/) New South Wales Government. "Persons on bounty ships arriving at Port Phillip (Agent's Immigrant Lists)". Series #5318, Reel: 2144, Item: 4/4814. State Records Authority of New South Wales, Kingswood New South Wales, Australia (http://search.ancestry.com.au/iexec).
  10. [S242] General Register Office, England - Marriage Certificates, Certified copy of an entry in a Register of Births, Brentford Vol.16 p.3.
  11. [S469] Family Tree of Pete Bradshaw and Wendy Offen (http://www.bradshaw32.plus.com) http://www.bradshaw32.plus.com/family/00017375.htm
  12. [S541] The Hertford Mercury and Reformer, Hertford, Hertfordshire, England, 'Marriages' 29 Oct 1842 p.3.
  13. [S549] E-mails from Eve Mintern to Tim Hill, 2012- 22 Aug 2012 (for church details).