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Amy Jacob Loveless (1787-1877)

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Baptised 28 Nov 1787 • Dorchester, Dorset, England1Michael Russell, “Dorchester Baptisms Holy Trinity Church 1771-1812”, Dorset Online Parish ...continue
Married 21 Aug 1836 • Dorchester, Dorset, England18Church of England, “Dorset, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1813-1921”, ...continue
Death 12 Jun 1877 • Radipole, Dorset, England2Principal Probate Registry, “England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills ...continue
Buried 18 Jun 1877 • Fordington, Dorset, England3Church of England, “Dorset, England, Church of England Deaths and Burials, 1813-2010”, Burial ...continue


Biography
 
Amy was the daughter of John Summers Jacob (1754-1837) and Amey Pitfield (1763-1850). She was baptised on 28 November 1787 at Holy Trinity.4Michael Russell, “Dorchester Baptisms Holy Trinity Church 1771-1812”, Dorset Online Parish ...continue If contemporary records are correct, she was born at Dorchester between June 1786 and June 1787.5Church of England, “Dorset, England, Church of England Deaths and Burials, 1813-2010”, Burial ...continue
 
Amy remained a spinster until around the age of 49 when she wed widower Richard Loveless (1792-1843) a farmer of Piddletrenthide. They were married by licence on 21 August 1836 at Holy Trinity.6Church of England, “Dorset, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1813-1921”, ...continue Her brother, John, witnessed the marriage. The other witness was an ‘Eleanor Jacob’ but this does not appear to be her sister as it is doubtful that she would have signed the register with her maiden name and the two signatures (compared with Eleanor‘s signature at the time of her first marriage, are not similar.7Church of England, “Dorset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, ...continue Amy lived with Richard in Piddletrenthide. They were recorded on the 1841 census living together with a young (12 years old) female servant named Mary King.8”1841 England Census”, digital image, Amy Loveless, Piddletrenthide, Dorset, England; Class: ...continue
 
Amy was named as a beneficiary in the will of her father, John, 2 February 1837. She was bequeathed property in Fordington which she was to hold until her death independent of her husband and, if she was to die childless, this property would be transferred to her sister Eliza. This did not eventuate as Eliza would predecease her by almost twenty years.9Church of England, “England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858”, ...continue
 
Richard died in 1843.10Church of England, “Dorset, England, Church of England Deaths and Burials, 1813-2010”, Burial ...continue At some point after his death, Amy moved in with her brother, John, who lived on Wellington Terrace in Radipole. She lived with John until her death. John was a gentleman of considerable means and Amy also had the income from her own property. In later years the census records her occupation as a ‘landed proprietor’ and ‘land owner’.11”1851 England Census”, digital image, Household of John Jacobs, Radipole, Sarum, Dorset, ...continue 12”1861 England Census”, digital image, Household of John Jacob, Radipole, Dorset, England; ...continue 13”1871 England Census”, digital image, Household of John Jacob, Radipole, Weymouth and Melcombe ...continue
 
Amy died on 12 June 1877 in Radipole aged 90.14Principal Probate Registry, “England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills ...continue She was buried on 18 June 1877 at St George, Fordington.15Church of England, “Dorset, England, Church of England Deaths and Burials, 1813-2010”, Burial ...continue Amey’s estate underwent probate on 16 July 1877 at Blandford. Her will was proved by her brother, John, who was one of the Executors. Amy’s effects were valued as being under £2000.16Principal Probate Registry, “England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills ...continue
 
To be continued…17This is a work in progress. Citations and family links are being batch-added to profiles.


External links
 
Amy Jacob at FamilySearch19The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ‘Amy Jacob’, FamilySearch, n.d., ...continue


References   [ + ]

1, 4. Michael Russell, “Dorchester Baptisms Holy Trinity Church 1771-1812”, Dorset Online Parish Clerks, September 2010, updated April 2020, https://www.opcdorset.org/fordingtondorset/Files2/HolyTrinityBaptisms1771.html, accessed 10 May 2020.
2, 14, 16. Principal Probate Registry, “England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1995”, Will of Amy Loveless was proved by John Jacob, 16 July 1877, at Blandford; digital image, Ancestry.com; Principal Probate Registry, London, England; p. 554, https://search.ancestry.com.au/search/db.aspx?dbid=1904, accessed 18 May 2020.
3, 5, 15. Church of England, “Dorset, England, Church of England Deaths and Burials, 1813-2010”, Burial of Amy Loveless, 18 June 1877, Fordington, Dorset, England; digital image, Ancestry; Dorset History Centre, Dorchester, England; Reference: PE/FOR(SG):RE4/3, p. 78, No. 620, https://search.ancestry.com.au/search/db.aspx?dbid=2242, accessed 9 May 2020.
6, 18. Church of England, “Dorset, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1813-1921”, Marriage of Richard Loveless and Amy Jacob, 21 August 1836, Holy Trinity, Dorchester, Dorset, England; digital image, Ancestry; Dorset History Centre, Dorchester, England; Reference: PE/DO(HT):RE3/3, p. 67, No. 200, https://search.ancestry.com.au/search/db.aspx?dbid=2241, accessed 9 May 2020.
7. Church of England, “Dorset, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812”, Marriage of William Tapp and Eleanor Jacob, 2 June 1805, Holy Trinity, Dorchester, Dorset, England; digital image, Ancestry; Dorset History Centre, Dorchester, England; Reference: PE/DO(HT): RE3/2, p. not recorded, No. 7, https://search.ancestry.com.au/search/db.aspx?dbid=2243, accessed 16 May 2020.
8. ”1841 England Census”, digital image, Amy Loveless, Piddletrenthide, Dorset, England; Class: HO107, Piece: 283, Book: 26, Enumeration District: 4, Folio: 6, Page: 6, Line: 3, GSU roll: 241338; Public Record Office, London, England, Ancestry, https://www.ancestry.com.au/search/collections/8978/, accessed 9 May 2020.
9. Church of England, “England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858”, Will of John Summers otherwise John Somers Jacob, 2 February 1837, Prerogative Court of Canterbury; digital image, Ancestry; The National Archives, Kew, England; Class: PROB 11, Piece: 1886, https://www.ancestry.co.uk/search/collections/5111/, accessed 10 June 2020.
10. Church of England, “Dorset, England, Church of England Deaths and Burials, 1813-2010”, Burial of Richard Loveless, 8 May 1843, Piddletrenthide, Dorset, England; digital image, Ancestry; Dorset History Centre, Dorchester, England; Reference: PE/PDT: RE 4/1, p. 48, No. 384, https://search.ancestry.com.au/search/db.aspx?dbid=2242, accessed 9 May 2020.
11. ”1851 England Census”, digital image, Household of John Jacobs, Radipole, Sarum, Dorset, England; Class: HO107, Piece: 1857, Folio: 127, Page: 9, GSU roll: 221004, Lines: 4-9; Public Record Office, London, England, Ancestry, https://www.ancestry.com.au/search/collections/8860/, accessed 23 January 2019.
12. ”1861 England Census”, digital image, Household of John Jacob, Radipole, Dorset, England; Class: RG 9, Piece: 1348, Folio: 53, Page: 19, GSU roll: 542799, Lines: 9-12; Public Record Office, London, England, Ancestry, https://www.ancestry.com.au/search/collections/8767/, accessed 23 January 2019.
13. ”1871 England Census”, digital image, Household of John Jacob, Radipole, Weymouth and Melcombe Regis, Dorset, England; Class: RG10, Piece: 1999, Folio: 54, Page: 10, GSU roll: 831751, Lines: 6-10; Public Record Office, London, England, Ancestry, https://www.ancestry.com.au/search/collections/7619/, accessed 10 May 2020.
17. This is a work in progress. Citations and family links are being batch-added to profiles.
19. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ‘Amy Jacob’, FamilySearch, n.d., updated 18 May 2020, https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/9W8G-X4D, accessed 18 May 2020.