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William Blott

By Patricia Robb on 09/10/2015 at 20:55

William Blott b. 1809 Haslingfield was my great great grandfather. He was a jobbing farmer and had a small plot of land. He married Elisabeth Hall in Meldreth 1841. They had William (1842) (my great grandfather), Martha, Emma, Polly & Daniel. He died in 1887 and was buried in Meldreth. His eldest son, William married Emily Farnham in 1866 in Meldreth. Wm was a farmer and stonecutter and I heard he worked in The Maltings in Meldreth and had very little land. Children: William James 1867, Bertha, Harry Charles, Arthur, Albert, Emily, Miriam. (Emily married F Course and they had Vida, Phyllis, Pat, and 2 others). William James m Alice Foreman of Chelsfield, in 1890. Wm James was a Corn Chandler in Bromley. He died in Feb 1906. Their children were Hilda (died young), Ethel (my mother) 1893, William 1900, Marjorie ? and Albert 1903.

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