The Goodliffe Family of Lambley Lodge, Rutland
Anna - Third daughter of Thomas and Mary GOODLIFFE
Anna (or Ann) Goodliffe was born 31 August 1796 in the family home of Lambley Lodge near Belton in the County of Rutland. She was the 4th child of Thomas and Mary.
Anna married John CULPIN (a miller) at Duddington St Mary (Northamptonshire) on 6 OCtober 1823. They lived in Kings Cliffe Northhamptonshire. From Arnold's Memoirs- (bottom of page 34) "... she married an excellent man John Culpin by whom she had one son and 3 daughters, 2 of whom lived with us for years".
Anna and John had 5 children:
The CULPIN family became regular attendees at the Barrowden and Morcott Baptist Chapel in Barrowden. The births of their five children were recorded there.
In the 1841 Census Anna and John were living at Park St, Kings Cliffe, with daughters Anna (13), Mary (9), and son John (6). Daughter Sarah was living with her uncle Arnold Goodliffe at Bridlesmith Gate, Nottingham, just as Arnold had noted in his memoirs.
In 1851 Ann and daughter Anna were in Park St, Kings Cliffe. Ann was a widow, as John had died in 1847 (Dec quarter, Oundle 15/207). (His headstone was at the old baptist Chapel in Barrowden but was too worn to be read.) Daughter Sarah was a servant for Elizabeth Bretland at 17 Carlton St, Nottingham. Mary is living with her uncle Arnold Goodliffe in Nottingham. Son John is living with the Miller and Baker at Morcott, next door to his grandmother Mary Goodliffe.
In 1861 Anna is living alone, a widow aged 64, still at Park St, Kings Cliffe.
In 1871 Anna is still living at Park St, Kings Cliffe, aged 74.
In 1881 Anna is now living with her daughter Anna and family at Wood Newton, aged 84.
Anna Culpin died 24 August 1886 at Ketton, aged 89. John and Anna's headstone is in the churchyard of the old Baptist Chapel at Barrowden, alongside a number of Goodliffe graves.
The Children of Anna and John Culpin
Anna was born 4 September 1827 at Kings Cliffe. She married Simmons MOULD on 9 June 1851 (Oundle 15/499). They had 9 children.
Sarah Goodliffe Culpin
Sarah married in Dec 1853 to Edward EDGSON (Oundle 3b/497). Edward was a tailor and grocer, and they lived first in Morcott, then Kings Cliffe. They had 9 children:
Mary was born in early 1832 and baptised 4 February 1832 at the Baptist Chapel in Morcott. She married in Sep 1856 (Oundle 3b/309) to John STANYON, a carpenter and wheelwright, also of Kings Cliffe. They also had 9 children. In the 1861 census they were living at Tansor, but moved to Ketton between 1865 and 1867.
Son John was born in Kings Cliffe on 5 November 1834. He became a baker and married Fanny NICHOLLS in the March quarter 1860 at Kendal. John and Fanny had 9 children:
Last updated: 27 July 2023