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John Flowerdew

b. 1713/14

Family Surname

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John Flowerdew was born in 1713/14 in Smallburgh. from transcript of records1 He was baptized on 30 May 1714 in Smallburgh, Norfolk, England.1


FatherWilliam Flowerdew (b. 1688, d. 1753)
MotherElizabeth ? (b. between 1680 and 1690)

Family life

John Flowerdew married Anne Nichols on 27 January 1736/37 in Smallburgh, Norfolk, England. The parish register (which uses the old style date) records that they were married by Banns2,3,1

Children with Anne Nichols (b. between 1710 and 1720)

SonWilliam Flowerdew
SonRobert Flowerdew+ (b. between 1738 and 1741)
SonJames Flowerdew+ (b. between 1740 and 1743, d. 1817)


John Flowerdew was buried in 1753 in Smallburgh.2,1


  1. [S282] "Research Report: Norfolk Pedigrees Part Four", 4 April 2004, Peter Flowerday, to Jim Fleming; Fleming Family History Archive, Sydney.
  2. [S264] "Descendants of John Flowerday of Beeston St Lawrence, Norfolk", Ruth Flowerdew, to Peter Flowerday; Fleming Family History Archive, Sydney.
  3. [S271] Ruth Flowerdew, Letter From Ruth 25 June 1990, Sydney: Fleming Family History Archive, 25 June 1990, Marriage summary.
Last Edited21 August 2018