The Went Family

The earliest 'Went' I have found is James Went, who was baptised at Little Cowarne, Herefordshire on 14th February 1762, the son of William and Elizabeth Went.

James Went

James married Elizabeth Bowen at St. Johns Church, Pencombe on 8 Apr 1788

They had 1 child:

  1. Mary ( b. 1788 at Pencombe )

James was buried 17 Feb 1837 at St. Johns Church, Pencombe.


Mary Went

Mary was born 1788 at Pencombe, and was baptized 26 May 1788 at St. Johns Church, Pencombe.

She had two sons and four daughters, all 'base-born':

  1. James, b. 1806
  2. Mary Ann, b. 1810
  3. William, b. 1814
  4. Fanny, b. 1816, d. 1817
  5. Betty, b.1818
  6. Fanny, b. 1821

James Went

James was born 1806 at Pencombe, and was baptized 31 Aug 1806 at St. Johns Church, Pencombe.

James married Sylvia Parsons at St. Johns Church, Pencombe on 17 Dec 1840

They had 5 children:

  1. Thomas ( b. 28 Jan 1841 at Pencombe - d. 15 Jan 1907 at Durstone Cottage, Pencombe )
  2. George ( b. 21 Nov 1843 at Pencombe - d. 19 Jul 1921 at Stores Brook, Ledbury )
  3. William ( b. 15 May 1846 at Pencombe - d. 9 Sep 1928 at Stores Brook, Ledbury )
  4. Eliza ( b. 18 Jul 1849 at Lower Hope, Felton - d. 12 Jun 1873 at Harp, Bishops Frome )
  5. John ( b. 29 May 1852 at Upper Hope, Felton - d. 25 Dec 1915 at Meadow Road, Quinton )

He lived:

  • 17 Dec 1840  at Pencombe
  • 1841  at Hegdon Hill, Pencombe
  • 28 Jan 1841  at Pencombe
  • 21 Nov 1843  at Pencombe
  • 15 May 1846  at Pencombe
  • 18 Jul 1849  at Lower Hope, Felton
  • 1851  at Hopes Bank, Felton
  • 29 May 1852  at Upper Hope, Felton
  • 1861  at Harp, Bishops Frome
  • 1871  at Harp, Bishops Frome
  • 12 Jun 1873  at Harp, Bishops Frome
  • 1881  at Harp, Bishops Frome
  • 20 Sep 1887  at Harp, Bishops Frome

James died 20 Sep 1887 at Harp, Bishops Frome, and was buried 24 Sep 1887 at Bishops Frome.


Thomas Went

Thomas was born 28 Jan 1841 at Pencombe, and was baptized 28 Feb 1841 at St. Johns Church, Pencombe.

Thomas married Ellen Wethersby at St. Johns Church, Pencombe on 5 Jul 1883

They had 4 children:

  1. Eliza ( b. 19 Sep 1883 at Raddins Cottage, Pencombe - d. 23 Dec 1967 at Monmouth Hospital, Monmouth )
  2. Thomas ( b. 10 Mar 1885 at Raddins Cottage, Pencombe - d. 18 Oct 1968 at Hereford County Hospital, Stonebow Road, Hereford )
  3. James ( b. 1 May 1887 at Raddins Cottage, Pencombe - d. 25 Aug 1964 at Stickworth Hall, Arreton )
  4. Charles ( b. 15 Jun 1891 at Raddins Cottage, Pencombe - d. 27 Sep 1952 at Cornett, Ullingswick )

He lived:

  • 28 Jan 1941  at Pencombe
  • 1841  at Hegdon Hill, Pencombe
  • 1851  at Hopes Bank, Felton
  • 1861  at Wellington, Bishops Frome
  • 1871  at Harp, Bishops Frome
  • 1881  at Harp, Bishops Frome
  • 5 Jul 1883  at Bishops Frome
  • 1891  at Raddins Cottage, Pencombe
  • 1901  at Durstone Cottage, Pencombe
  • 15 Jan 1907  at Durstone Cottage, Pencombe

Thomas died 15 Jan 1907 at Durstone Cottage, Pencombe, and was buried 19 Jan 1907 at St. Johns Church, Pencombe.


Thomas Went

Thomas was born 10 Mar 1885 at Raddins Cottage, Pencombe.

Thomas married Mary Ellen Hall at St. Johns Church, Pencombe on 2 Apr 1918

They had 2 children:

  1. David Thomas ( b. 29 Dec 1918 at Durstone Cottage, Pencombe - d. 17 Dec 1985 at Yeovil District Hospital, Yeovil )
  2. Cyril Frederick ( b. 31 Aug 1920 at The Heath, Little Cowarne - d. 20 Dec 2003 at Bromyard Hospital, Bromyard )

He lived:

  • 10 Mar 1885  at Raddins Cottage, Pencombe
  • 1891  at Raddins Cottage, Pencombe
  • 1901  at Crumpleberry Farm, Whitbourne
  • 1911  at 39, Whitworth Terrace, Tredegar
  • 29 Dec 1918  at Durstone Cottage, Pencombe
  • 30 Aug 1920  at The Heath, Little Cowarne
  • 29 Sep 1939  at Elder Cottage (Elder Orles), Little Cowarne
  • 1968  at Masons Cottage, Pencombe
Photograph of Thomas Went Photograph of Thomas Went

Photographs of Thomas Went

Thomas died 18 Oct 1968 at Hereford County Hospital, Stonebow Road, Hereford, and was buried 1968 at St. Johns Church, Pencombe.