The good Deals of Foxearth
I wonder if any readers have further details on my ancestors, the Deal family. My great great great grandfather was James Deal, born in Foxearth as was his son, Charles Deal.
JAMES DEAL was born 1778 in Foxearth, and died 1853 in Sudbury.
Children of JAMES DEAL are:
- CHARLES DEAL, b. Abt. 1813, Foxearth, Essex; d. 1900, Maldon, Essex. He married MARY ANN ELIMS 24 Dec 1843 in Parish Church, Melford, Suffolk, daughter of ROGER ELIMS and SARAH. She was born Abt. 1822 in Long Melford, Suffolk.
- GEORGE3 DEAL, b. Abt. 1852, Great Cornard, Suffolk. (My great grandfather - he was a cabinet maker and moved to north london, his son, my grandfather George Deal was a cabinet maker also)
- EMILY DEAL, b. Abt. 1844, Foxearth, Essex.
- ISAAC DEAL, b. Abt. 1846, Chilton, Suffolk.
- FREDERICK DEAL, b. Abt. 1849, Great Cornard, Suffolk.Occupation: 1881, Gardener
- HERBERT DEAL, b. Abt. 1855, Great Cornard, Suffolk.
- HENRY DEAL, b. Abt. 1815, Foxearth; Occupation: 1851, Horsekeeper d. 1887, Sudbury; m. (1) RHODA; b. 1853, Glemsford; m. (2) ANN; b. 1820, Foxearth.
Today (3rd October 2006) I visited Foxearth to get a feel of village and its surroundings, it was most enjoyable.
Margaret Hunt (nee Deal)