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  • ID: I127
  • Name: Cassandra Elizabeth AUSTEN 1
  • Sex: F
  • Change Date: 21 MAY 2017
  • Birth: 09 JAN 1773 in Steventon, Hampshire
  • Note: The IGI gives 1772, and the transcript of the Steventon register shares the confusion: "1772, June 9 AUSTEN Cassandra Elizabeth dau. of Rev George and Cassandra, privately baptised, churched 25 Jan (?should this be 1773?)" 1773 is the year recorded in the original parish register. Cassandra was privately baptised on the same day, and publicly christened on 25 January. [In Christian tradition the Churching of Women is the ceremony wherein a blessing is given to mothers after recovery from childbirth. It includes thanksgiving for the woman's survival of childbirth.] 1
  • Census: 07 JUN 1841 2
  • Death: 22 MAR 1845 in Portsdown Lodge, Portsdown, Hampshire
  • Note: Buried at Chawton 28 March 1845 3 4 5

    Father: George AUSTEN b: 01 MAY 1731 in Tonbridge, Kent
    Mother: Cassandra LEIGH b: 1739 in Harpsden, Oxfordshire

    Marriage 1 Thomas FOWLE of Allington

      1. Title: Parish Record
        Abbrev: Parish Record
        Page: Parish Registers of Deane, Steventon and Eastrop, Hampshire
        Transribed by JSW Gibson September 1957
        Society of Genealogists Llibrary
        ref. HA/R26
      2. Title: Census
        Abbrev: Census
        Page: 1841 HO107/381 Book 11 Alton ED6 Chawton
        Page 8
        Cassandra Austen 55 Ind. Y[es - born in Hampshire]
        Henry Austen 65 Clergyman Y
        Eleanor Austen 45 N
        >3 servants, possibly 1 lodger>
      3. Title: Free BMD, Url: http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl
        Abbrev: Free BMD
        Page: Deaths Jun 1845 Fareham 7 53
        AUSTEN Cassandra Elizabeth
      4. Title: Akin To Jane
        Abbrev: Akin to Jane
        Author: Compiler: Joan Corder
        Publication: Manuscript, private circulation, March 1953
        Page: Information from her epitaph in Chawton Church.
      5. Title: ancestry.com and ancestry.co.uk
        Abbrev: Ancestry.com
        Page: England, Select Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991
        Cassandra E. Austen
        Burial Date: 28 Mar 1845
        Burial Place: Chawton, Hampshire, England
        FHL Film Number: 1596076
        Reference ID: item 5 p 32 rn 255
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