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PIDGEONs of Taunton, Someerset,& Cardiff, Glamorgan

Richard Pidgeon was the illegitimate son of Mary Pidgeon of Cotleigh, Devon (see the Pidgeons of Cotleigh family tree). Richard was born at Upottery in 1793. His second wife Fanny Woodman came from Somerset, and soon after their marriage in Gittisham, Devon they went to live at Taunton, Somerset where they raised a family. Their son William left Taunton, and in 1858 married Ann Evans at Cardiff, Glamorgan in South Wales.

Notes:
   ab. = about,  b. = born,  bp. = baptised,  bu. = buried,  d. = died,  m. = married,
   (+) = extra-marital relationship
   Places in italics = Registration districts
Mary PIDGEON (bp.22/11/1767, Cotleigh – d.)           [See the PIDGEONs of Cotleigh family tree]
  (+) ? ?
    |– Richard PIDGEON (bp.5/12/1793, Upottery – d.13/6/1857, 67y, Taunton) Gardener, labourer
    |      m1.(29/3/1824, Churchstanton) Ann LANGFORD (bp. – d.)
    |      m2.(19/6/1827, Gittisham) Fanny WOODMAN (bp.15/9/1793, Nymet Tracey, Dev – d.28/3/1864, 83y, Roath)
    |       |    1829:  at Silver St, Taunton, Som – Richard & family
    |       |    1841:  at Flook Cottage, Taunton – Richard (J Gardener)
    |       |               at Pyeland Hall, Taunton – Fanney (Female servant)
    |       |               at Cannon St, Taunton – William (10, pupil)
    |       |    1851:  at Flook Cottage, Bridge St, Taunton – Richard (mar);  Elizabeth
    |       |    1861:  at Black Horse Lane, Taunton – Fanny (wid)
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    |       |– Elizabeth PIDGEON (bp.6/7/1828, Gittisham, Dev – d.8/1/1901, 72y, Taunton) Dressmaker
    |       |     (+) ? ?
    |       |       |– Richard PIDGEON (b.16/11/1848, Taunton – d.28/12/1848, 6w, Taunton)
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    |       |      m.(1851, Taunton) Samuel DAVIS (b.ab.1822, Stoke, Som – d?1876, 50y, Taunton) Gardener
    |       |       |    1861:  at East Reach, Taunton – Samuel & Elizabeth;  Richard, Mary Ann, Samuell, Frederick, William,
    |       |       |                                                                                                                                                Alfred
    |       |       |    1871:  at Turkey Court, Wilton, Taunton – Elizabeth (mar);  Samuell, Frederick, William, Alfred, 
    |       |       |                                                                                                                    Elizabeth, Isabella, Walter
    |       |       |    1881:  at Upper High St, Taunton – Elizabeth (mar);  Elizabeth, Isabella, Walter
    |       |       |
    |       |       |– Richard DAVIES (b.1853, Taunton – d.)
    |       |       |– Mary Ann DAVIS (b.1854, Taunton – d.)
    |       |       |– Samuel DAVIES (b.1856, Taunton – d.)
    |       |       |– Frederick DAVIS (b.1858, Taunton – d.)
    |       |       |– William DAVIES (b.1859, Taunton – d.)
    |       |       |– Alfred DAVIES (b.1860, Taunton – d.)
    |       |       |– Elizabeth DAVIS (b.1863, Taunton – d.)
    |       |       |– Isabella DAVIES (b.1866, Taunton – d.)
    |       |      └  Walter DAVIS (b.1868, Taunton – d.)
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    |       |– Joseph PIDGEON (bp.25/10/1829, Taunton – bu.30/7/1830, Gittisham)
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    |      └  William PIDGEON (bp.10/6/1832, Southleigh, Dev – d.1900, 68y, Cardiff) Gardener, Railway signalman
    |               :   1851:  at Willton Lodge, Westquantoxhead, Som – William (lodger with Sarah SULLY & family)
    |              m.(23/10/1858, Cardiff) Ann EVANS (b.ab.1831 – d.1911, 80, Cardiff) Laundress
    |               |    1871:  at Spring Garden Farm, Roath, Cardiff – William & Ann;  Fanny, Thomas, Mary  + Evan EVANS
    |               |                                                                                                                                   (father-in-law)
    |               |    1881:  at Lane, Roath, Cardiff – William & Anne;  Mary T, Richard R
    |               |    1901:  at Spring Cottage, Albany Rd, Roath – Ann (wid);  Richard
    |               |    1911:  at 34 Stacey Rd, Roath, Cardiff – Anne (wid) with Fanny Catherine LEWIS’s family.
    |               |
    |               |– Fanny Catherine PIDGEON (b.ab.1859, Ireland – d.1953, 93y, Cardiff)
    |               |      m.(1888, Cardiff) Thomas LEWIS (b.1857, Llanishen – d.1893, 36y, Cardiff) Carpenter, wheelwright
    |               |       |    1891:  at 2 Church Terrace, Llanishen, Cardiff – Thomas & Fanny C;  John S, William T  + servt
    |               |       |    1901:  at 34 Stacey Rd, Cardiff – Fanny C (wid);  John S, William T, Ivor E, Godfry
    |               |       |    1911:  at 34 Stacey Rd, Cardiff – Fanny Catherine (wid);  John Stanley, William Thomas,
    |               |       |                                                          [4/4 ch alive]                                    Ivor Emanuel, Godfrey 
    |               |       |                                                                                               + Anne PIDGEON (mother) + servt
    |               |       |– John Stanley LEWIS (b.1889, Llanishen – d.)
    |               |       |– William Thomas LEWIS (b.1890, Llanishen – d.)
    |               |       |– Ivor Emmanuel LEWIS (b.1892, Llanishen – d.)
    |               |      └  Godfrey LEWIS (b.1894, Llanishen – d.)
    |               |
    |               |– Tom PIDGEON (b.1862, Cardiff – d.1863, 0y, Cardiff)
    |               |
    |               |– Thomas Evan PIDGEON (b.1865, Cardiff – d.1934, 69y, Cardiff) Electrician
    |               |       :    1881:  at Roath Court, Roath – Thomas (servt to Charles WILLIAMS, Magistrate)
    |               |      m.(1887, Camberwell) Louisa Sarah M WOODLEY (b.ab.1867, Woodstock, Oxon – d.1942, 74y,
    |               |       |                                                                                                                             Galmorgan E)
    |               |       |    1901:  at 10 Chester Place, Cardiff – Thomas E & Louisa SM;  Thomas W, Louisa M, Violet W,
    |               |       |                                                                                                                                  Blanche M
    |               |       |    1911:  at 17 Andrew Rd, Cardiff – Thomas & Louisa;  Alfred, Louisa, Blanche
    |               |       |
    |               |       |– Thomas William PIDGEON (b.1888, Peckham – d.1944, 55y, Dartford, Kent)
    |               |       |      m.(1914, Dartford) Lily Ellen LAWRENCE (b.1887, Dartford – d.)
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    |               |       |       |– Grace A PIDGEON (b.1916, Dartford – d.)
    |               |       |       ||     m.(1941, Dartford) Frank P BATES (b. – d.)
    |               |       |       |[twins]
    |               |       |       |– Thomas E PIDGEON (b.1916, Dartford – d.1920, 4y, Holborn)
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    |               |       |       |– James Arthur PIDGEON (b.27/10/1920, Dartford – d.1970, 49y, Harrow)
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    |               |       |       |– Jack Alfred PIDGEON (b.28/2/1922, Dartford – d.11/2003, Newport)
    |               |       |       |      m.(1947, Dartford) Eleanor M GROVES (b.1927, Dartford – d.)
    |               |       |       |       |
    |               |       |       |
    |               |       |      └  Geoffrey Trafford PIDGEON (b.6/6/1923, Dartford – d.9/1999, 76y, Lambeth)
    |               |       |              m.(1947, Surrey SE) Gwynneth D BELLEINI (b.1924, Lambeth – d.)
    |               |       |               |
    |               |       |
    |               |       |– Alfred Richard PIDGEON (b.1891, Camberwell – d.1931, 40y, Pontypridd)
    |               |       |      m.(1913, Cardiff) Violet Beatrice M ELLIOTT (b.1892, Cardiff – d.)
    |               |       |       |                             m2.(1934, Walsall) George E GINDER(b. – d.)
    |               |       |       |
    |               |       |       |– Violet B M PIDGEON (b.1913, Cardiff – d.1913, 0y, Cardiff)
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    |               |       |       |– Daisy PIDGEON (b.1915, Cardiff – d.)
    |               |       |       |      m.(1933, Pontypridd) William C KEATS (b. – d.)
    |               |       |       |
    |               |       |       |– George Richard PIDGEON (b.3/6/1916, South Shields – d.8/2001, 85y, Evesham)
    |               |       |       |      m.(1940, Walsall)Lilian Ivy CHILWELL (b.10/12/1914, Walsall – d.2/1995, 80y,
    |               |       |       |       |                                                                                                               Evesham 
    |               |       |       |
    |               |       |      └  Violet PIDGEON (b.1917, South Shields – d.1919, 1y, Cardiff)
    |               |       |
    |               |       |– Louisa Martha A PIDGEON (b.1893, East Dulwich – d.1964, 71y, Cardiff)
    |               |       |      m.(1914, Cardiff) Robert Lile HOWELL (b.1891, Pontypridd – d.1974, 72y, E Glamorgan)
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    |               |       |      └  Robert L HOWELL (b.5/5/1914, Cardiff – d.10/1995, 81y, Haverfordwest)
    |               |       |              m.(1941, Swansea)Edith M HOPKINS (b.1914, Swansea – d.)
    |               |       |
    |               |       |– Violet Woodley PIDGEON (b.1896, Cardiff – d.1941, 46y, London)
    |               |       |       :    1911:  at 6 East Rd, Penarth – Violet Woodly (dom. servant to Jane HAYWARD & family)
    |               |       |      m.(1913, Cardiff) Herbert Ralph HARVEY (b.30/7/1891, Cardiff – d.1969, 77y, E Glamorgan)
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    |               |       |       |– Ralph HARVEY (b.1913, Cardiff – d.)
    |               |       |       |– Albert E HARVEY (b.1915, Cardiff – d.)
    |               |       |       |– Thomas L HARVEY (b.1917, Cardiff – d.)
    |               |       |       |– Lilian M HARVEY (b.1922, Cardiff – d.)
    |               |       |       |– Grace K HARVEY (b.1924, Cardiff – d.)
    |               |       |      └  Walter A HARVEY (b.1928, Cardiff – d.)
    |               |       |
    |               |      └  Blanche May PIDGEON (b.1900, Cardiff – d.1955, 54y, Gosport, Hants)
    |               |              m.(1921, Cardiff) Walter J COMER (b.1886, Cardiff – d.1947, 61y, E Glamorgan)
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    |               |– Mary Theresa PIDGEON (b.1869, Cardiff – d.1949, 80y, E Glamorgan)
    |               |      m.(1889, Cardiff) William Robert EVANS(b.1861, Cardiff – d.1920, 58y, Cardiff) Alehouse Mgr
    |               |       |    1901:  at 9 St John St, Cardiff – William R & Mary T;  Robert L, Cyril J, William T, Theresa M
    |               |       |    1911:  at Tennis Court Hotel, 9 St John St, Cardiff – William Robert & Mary Theresa; 
    |               |       |                                                   [4/5 ch alive]               Robert Lewis, Cyril John, William Thomas,
    |               |       |                                                                                                                            Clifford Charles
    |               |       |– Robert Lewis EVANS (b.1891, Cardiff – d.)
    |               |       |– Cyril John EVANS (b.1892, Cardiff – d.)
    |               |       |– William Thomas EVANS (b.1994, Cardiff – d.)
    |               |       |– Theresa Mary EVANS (b.1896, Cardiff – d.)
    |               |      └  Clifford Charles EVANS (b.1904, Cardiff – d.)
    |               |
    |              └  Richard Rowland PIDGEON (b.1872, Cardiff – d.1962, 89y, Pontypridd) Dock labourer
    |                        :   1911:  at 40 Edward St, Cardiff – Richard (lodger with THOMPSON family)
    |                      m1.(1931, Cardiff) Margaret H ROWLANDS (b.1889 – d.1935, 46y, Cardiff)
    |                      m2.(1942, Cardiff) Fanny E WHEEL (b.1882 – d.1948, 66y, Cardiff)
    |        
    |– Joseph PIDGEON (bp.17/4/1796, Upottery – d.)
    :
   m.(16/1/1804, Gittisham) Thomas BASTIN (bp. – d.)
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