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Mark Faviell

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Mark Faviell (1786-1861), contractor for canals, bridges and public works

1786 Born at Kirkby Overblow, the son of William Faviell and his wife Ann Linfoot. Brother to Charles Faviell

1807 Married at Rothwell to Mariah Bourn and they had 12 children

1810 Birth of son Jeremiah Bourn Faviell

1822 Birth of son William Frederick Faviell

1842 Legal dispute. Mark Faviell and his brother Charles Faviell vs. Thomas Pim.[1]

1851 Living at Amcotts Lodge, Amcotts, Lincs: Mark Faviell (age 63 born Herby Overblow, Yorkshire), Farmer of 370 acres employing 13 man and 28 women, boys and girls. With his three children; Eliza Faviell (age 23 born Amcotts); John B. Faviell (age 22 born Amcotts); and Emily Faviell (age 18 born Amcotts). Also his grand-daughter Kate Maxfield (age 3 born Wath upon Deane). Three servants.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. York Herald - Saturday 26 March 1842
  2. 1851 Census