Castle Camps: Families



Richard Baynes married Grace CLARKE in Castle Camps on 29 October 1771. They had nine known children - four daughters and five sons. Richard was buried in Castle Camps on 21 November 1834 having died at the great age of 88 years.

Their sixth child and fifth son, Lawrence Baynes married Ann HICKS in the village on 3 November 1807.

Their five children are as follows:

Abraham, who died aged 66 in Shudy Camps and was buried on 25 February 1877, married Charlotte SMITH in Shudy Camps on 11 October 1831. Their first child, William Laurence was baptised in Castle Camps - the rest in Shudy.

Charles, the second son of Abraham and Charlotte, married Sarah WENHAM in London in 1864. She died about 1907, some 17 years after his death in February 1890.

Their known children were:

Isaac BAYNES was the third child of Laurence and Ann Baynes. He married Emma Boreham WILLIS in Castle Camps on 22 October 1835. They had a large family of eleven children.

Isaac and Emma with their children George, Lawrence, Mary, Susanna and Joseph left on the ship "Caroline" for Australia. Two more children were born there...

Lawrence Baynes was a 16 year old lad when he left England with his parents for a new life in Australia. In 1872 he met Louisa SYMES and they were married on 10 April that year in Salisbury. Their children were as follows:

There is an online family tree for this family here and there are snippets of information available through the National Library of Australia's Trove newspaper archive