genealogy of roger prowse born 1777 loddiswell
Mercy Gilbert
Female 1815 - 1880

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  • Birth  1815 
    Gender  Female 
    Died  1875-1880 
    Person ID  I15  Prowse
    Last Modified  06 Oct 2009 
    Family  Henry Francis Baylis, II,   b. 15 Aug 1811,   d. Jun 1856 
    Married  1832 
    >1. Henry Baylis, III,   c. 23 Mar 1834, Spitalfields Christ Church, Stepney, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1912
     2. Gilbert Baylis,   b. 1839,   d. 1915
     3. Frank Baylis
     4. Mercy Baylis
     5. Emily Baylis,   b. 1842,   d. 1922
    Family ID  F6  Group Sheet
  • Photos
    Mercy Gilbert
    Mercy Gilbert
    Chapel Royal Inside Tower of London
    Chapel Royal Inside Tower of London
  • Notes 
    • Forebears - Hugenots that came over from France in the 1500s. They were silk weavers. She and Henry II were married in the little church on Tower Green inside the walls of the Tower of London. Most of the Baylis family were buried in Tower Hamlets in the church cemetery. Stepney Green and Walthamstowe are on the east side of London and now a slum area. The "works" was also known as the "print works" so it is possible some printing was done. Manufacturer of varnishes and printers? ink in Stepney Green. His factory furnished all the ink used by the London Times, a prominent paper in those days and still is. At first they lived near the "work", then moved to Walthamstowe.
    • London Gazette 30 Jan 1857

      PURSUANT to a Decree of the High Court of Chancery, made in a cause Herbert Ingram against Mercy Baylis, Widow, the specialty creditors of Henry Francis Baylis, late of Old Montague-street, Whitechapel, in the county of Middlesex, Printing Ink, Varnish, and Color Manufacturer, who died in or about the month of June, 1856, are, by their Solicitors, on or before the 19th day of February, 1857, to come in and prove their debts at the chambers of the Vice-Chancellor Sir William Page Wood, at No. 11, New-square, Lincoln's-inn, Middlesex, or in default thereof they will be peremptorily excluded from the benefit of the said Decree Tuesday, the 24th day of February, 1857, at twelve o'clock at noon, at the said chambers, is appointed for hearing and adjudicating upon the claims. -Dated this 28th day of January, 1857.