ANDREWS FAMILY TREE

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This is the family tree of my father Dudley John Andrews who was born on the 28th of May 1929 and died on the 18th of April 2010 at the age of 80.

Family relationships within the tree are with regards to myself, Stephen Andrews.

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Ninth Generation (5th Great Grand Parents)

William Isaac & Joan Atkins

Benjamin Isaac (1731 – 1767)
Abraham Isaac (1757 – 1824)
Henry Isaac (1813 – 1842)
Elizabeth Isaac (1841 – 1911)
John Andrews (1883 – 1942)
John Henry Andrews (1907 - 1971)
Dudley John Andrews (1929 - 2010)
Stephen Michael Andrews (1959 – )
 
Anne (1702 – 1714)                        House of Stuart (1603 - 1714)     Act of Union 1707
George I (1714 – 1727)                   House of Hanover (1714 - 1901)
George II (1727 – 1760)
George III (1760 – 1820)
 
William Isaac                                     end of lineage
William is believed to have been born in 1702 in Martock in Somerset.  He died, or was buried on the 31st of January 1768 in Martock, probably in All Saints’ Parish Church.
 
In this year, 1702;
  • 23rd April, coronation of Queen Anne in Westminster Abbey;
  • Castle Howard in Yorkshire is completed.
 
Martock is about four miles from Kingsbury Episcopi where Ann is from.  It was known in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Mertoch.  It means 'Rising bright from the shining sea' from the Old English 'meretorht'.  It was the property of Queen Eagdith, wife of Godwin and mother of Earl Harold, Harold II.  By 1066 it was the property of Queen Edith, wife of Edward the Confessor.  The word root, 'Mer' can also refer to a 'boundary or shore line' from the Old English 'maere'.  It is possible that the name included the Old English element 'stoc' meaning 'by a lake'.
 
An alternative theory to the origin of the name comes from the Old English words 'mart' meaning market and 'ac' for oak.  This might relate to an oak tree on the spot now occupied by the Market House or more precisely the column there.
 
Dating from the 13th century All Saints' Anglican Church is the Parish Church of Martock and is a Grade I listed building.  The church was acquired by the Treasurer of Wells Cathedral in 1227 and he became the rector and patron of the church, living in the Treasurer's House.  The tower dates from around 1505, in four stages, with offset corner buttresses to the full height of the tower, to replace the previous one over the central crossing.  At the same time the rest of the church was also restored and expanded. This expansion was paid for by Lady Margaret Beaufort. 
In July 1645 the church was used as a billet and damaged by the troops of Oliver Cromwell after a battle at Bridgwater, this included the removal of the statues of saints from niches in the clerestory.  The church was in the early 1800s, and also in 1883–84 when a new pulpit was installed.  The interior includes a stucco plaster altar and an organ which was previously in Wells Cathedral.
In 1919 the Lady Chapel was restored and furnished, and a screen added across the aisle arch. In 1921 the Jacobean altar table, which had long been used as a vestry table, was repaired and replaced as the High Altar.
All Saints' Martock
 
On the 8th of May 1722 William and Joan were married in Martock, presumably in All Saints’ Parish Church.
 
Three years later they baptised Abraham on the 6th of January 1725 in Martock.  Sadly Abraham had a short life and he died at the age of just six in 1731.
 
Joan was born in 1726 in Drayton in Somerset, some six miles from Martock, so it is quite possible that Joan is not a child of William and Joan.
 
Benjamin was born or baptised on the 22nd of August 1731 in Martock.  Elizabeth was baptised on the 1st of January 1734 in Martock.
 
These four children are the only ones that can be traced at present.
 
On the 28th of February 1756, at the age of about 53, Joan died in Martock.
 
The couple’s son, Benjamin died, or was buried, on the 9th of October 1767 at the age of just 36.  This was just three months before William died on the 31st of January 1768 in Martock.
 
Joan Atkins                                       
Joan is the daughter of Jeremiah Atkins and Jane.  It is believed that she was born in 1702 in Martock.  Joan died on the 28th of February 1756 in Martock in Somerset at the age of 53.
 
William and Joan were married on the 8th of May 1722 in Martock in Somerset.
Children from this marriage were:
 
i.     Abraham Isaac – (1725 – 1731)
ii.    Joan Isaac – (1726 – 1810)
iii.   Benjamin Isaac – (22/8/1731 – 9/10/1767)
iv.   Elizabeth Isaac – (1733 - )
 
 

Ancestors

 
9th Generation 10th Generation 11th Generation  
6th Great Grandparents 7th Great Grandparents 8th Great Grandparents  
       
William Isaac* (1702 - 31/1/1768)      
    John Atkins* (About 1640 - )  
  Jeremiah Atkins (1666 - 1717)    
    Agnis* (About 1640 - )  
Joan Atkins (1702 - 28/2/1756)      
       
  Jane* (1670 - 1728)