Henry Yeo and Rebecca Shambroke

Henry Yeo married Rebecca Shambroke at West Down near Ilfracombe in 1853. Henry was a bachelor, the eldest son of John Yeo and Sarah Kelly of Marwod, and had been born in 1823. Rebecca was also previously unmarried, a daughter of William and Ann Shambroke of West Down – her surname is spelt Shambroke on her marriage certificate but most other records of the family use the spelling Shambrook.

Henry’s parents John Yeo and Sarah Kelly had eight further children:
– John Yeo (1824–1903, married Ann Lovering, six children)
– Thomas Yeo (1827–1872, married Mary Ann Kelly, six children)
– George Yeo (1829–1886, did not marry)
– William Yeo (1832–1894, married Sarah Laramy, seven children)
– Sarah Yeo (born 1834, did not marry)
– Mary Yeo (born 1836, did not marry)
– Samuel Yeo (1839–1912, married Ann Thorne and moved to south Wales, three children)
– Elizabeth Heal Yeo (1842–1862).

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