Third Generation

10. James Pearse MANSFIELD was born on 29 March 1832 in Crediton, Devon, England. He was christened on 14 October 1832 in Broad Street Independent Chapel, Crediton, Devon.. He died on 12 January 1888 at the age of 55 in Melksham, Wiltshire.. In LDS Records and other transcriptions as RARSE. Definitely PEARSE perhaps after his Mothers middle name.

"Extract: 1881 British Census
Dwelling: Private House
Census Place: Horningsham, Wiltshire, England
Source: FHL Film 1341496 PRO Ref RG11 Piece 2057 Folio 68 Page 28
Marr Age Sex Birthplace
M 49 Male Crediton, Devon, England
Rel: Head
Occ: Indep Minister Of Horn Chapel
M 48 Female Sandford, Devon, England
Rel: Wife
18 Female Horningsham, Wiltshire, England
Rel: Daur
Occ: Teacher (Eng French)
17 Male Horningsham, Wiltshire, England
Rel: Son
Occ: Teacher (Eng Music Lang)
15 Female Isle Of Sheppey, Kent, England
Rel: Servant
Occ: General Servt Dom.

James Pearse MANSFIELD and Mary Ann PERRYMAN were married in September 1861 in Newton Abbot, Devon.. The following entry appears in the Crediton Parish Register No 6. Marriages 1785-1837. (On microfilm in Exeter Library)

Mansfield, William of Culmstock, & Susanna Pearce Andrews of Topsham.
(Betsey Welsford, Robert Harris)
Dec 7th 1812.

Presumably this was the parish church in Crediton. Why they did not marry in Topsham is not known.
Mary Ann PERRYMAN, daughter of John PERRYMAN and Sarah JERRETT, was christened on 25 December 1832 in Sandford, Devon, England.. She died in December 1889 in Melksham, Wiltshire. She was born in Sandford, Devon, England.. From microfiche of the original parish records held at Exeter library.

Sandford Baptisms.
Dec 25th 1832. Maryanne daughter of John and Sarah Perryman Sandford Labourer.
April 12th 1830. Elizabeth daughter of John and Sarah Perryman Sandford Labourer.
*No birth dates.

1861 Census Sandford Village, Devon.
Mary Ann Perryman Head 28 Former Schoolmistress Chapel School Sandford, Devon.
Elizabeth Bulley Sister 31 Schoolmaster Wife Sandford, Devon.
Ada Louisa Bulley Neice 3 Neice Sheldon, Devon.

Death from Free BMD

James Pearse MANSFIELD and Mary Ann PERRYMAN had the following children:



Theodosia Olympia MANSFIELD was born on 25 August 1862 in Horningsham, Wiltshire, England. She died on 23 August 1937 at the age of 74 in Wells, Somerset, England.. She was also known as Sr. Mary Angela of the Holy Family. Theodosia Olympia (Born 25th August 1862) became a Governess to a Catholic family and later joined The Order of Discalced Carmelites in Wells, Somerset about 1896. She was professed on 31st May 1898 and adopted the religious name of Mary Angela of the Holy Family. She died on 23rd August 1937.



Orlando Augustine MANSFIELD.