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Reuben Attfield (1801-1881)

Name: Reuben Attfield
Sex: Male
Father: Nathaniel Attfield (1763-1843)
Mother: Mary Ann Coules (c. 1775-1854)

Individual Events and Attributes

Birth 7 Aug 1801 Aldershot, Hampshire
Baptism 23 Aug 1801 (age 0) St Michael Aldershot
Occupation 10 Sep 1827 (age 26) Game Certificate for 1827, Aldershot (Hampshire Telegraph, 10.9.1827)
Will 11 Nov 1835 (age 34) Mentioned in father's will
Occupation 19 Sep 1836 (age 35) Game Certificate for 1836, Aldershot (Hampshire Telegraph, 19.9.1836)
Census 1841 (age 39-40) Living with parents
Occupation 30 Dec 1842 (age 41) Farmer, Aldershot (see notes)
Census 1851 (age 49-50) Landed proprietor, living with mother (unmarried)
Census 1861 (age 59-60) Unmarried, proprietor of houses, visitor to William Herrett, assistant overseer, Malt House Lane, Frimley, Aldershot
Death fact 1881 (age 79-80) 1881 Jun Qtr, Farnham, 2a/64 (aged 79)
Death 24 May 1881 (age 79) Malthouse Lane, Aldershot, Hampshire
Burial 27 May 1881 St Michael, Aldershot (aged 79)

Individual Note 1

G.4.46.6: House in Binscombe LM/ 1842-1847

Partition 1) George Robinson of Aldershot, Hants, husbandman, and his wife 2) John Pester of Aldershot, labourer, and his wife 3) Reuben Attfield of Aldershot, farmer 4) William King of Godalming, gent. Leasehold house and land in Binscombe, Godalming. [See LM/357/142] LM/359/48/1 30 Dec 1842

Source: Access To Archives

Individual Note 2

ATTFIELD Reuben. 3 December 1881. The Will of Reuben Attfield late of Aldershot in the County of Southampton Gentleman who died 24 May 1881 at Aldershot was proved at the Principal Registry by George Falkner Painter and Henry Wheeler Grocer's Assistant both of Malthouse Lane Aldershot the Executors. Personal Estate £48 1s. 5d.

Individual Note 3

Death of an Old Inhabitant. We this week have to record the death of Mr. Reuben Attfield, one of the oldest residents in Aldershot, which took place at his residence in Malthouse-lane on Tuesday evening, at the advanced age of 80 years. Mr. Attfield, who had been in failing health for the past few years, was a gentleman well-known and highly respected. He was born at Aldershot on the 7th August 1801, and was engaged in parish work for a period of about 40 years. As his services were always rendered cheerfully and gratuitously, he was presented by the residents of Aldershot with a handsome silver cup, bearing the following inscription, as a mark of their appreciation: "A tribute of respect from the parishioners of Aldershot to Mr. Reuben Attfield for his voluntary and very useful services in the affairs of the parish. Presented in the year of the Great Exhibition, 1851." The funeral of the deceased gentleman took place in the Aldershot Cemetery at two o'clock on Friday afternoon, when much sympathy for the departed was evinced.