NameGregory DENT , 1C3R
BirthSep 1849, East Keswick, Yorkshire, England
Death6 Jun 1925, Selby, Yorkshire, England
OccupationSchoolmaster
FatherWilliam DENT (~1814-1852)
MotherElizabeth NUNNS (1821-1892)
Spouses
Birth1850, Luton, Bedfordshire
Death28 Jul 1918
FatherSamuel PILGRIM (~1811-)
MotherMartha (~1814-)
Marriage16 Jan 1878, St. Oswald, Collingham, Yorkshire
ChildrenAmy Georgina Beatrice (1878-1960)
 Ethel Augusta (1882-1962)
Notes for Gregory DENT
Compiled by Joseph Henry Lowe Nov 14 1905 (Sunday)
Copied at East Keswick? At the Church of St.Mary Magdalene by Joseph Henry Lowe Nov. 15th 1905 (Wednesday)
Nunns of East Keswick
Elizabeth born Nov.7th 1821 died 1892.m. Joe Dent and had issue Gregory B.A. of Ousegate school Selby 1847m. 1873 Martha Pilpin of Luton Beds and has issue
Two daughters Beatrice and Ethel

In the July to September 1849 birth index Gregory Dent, Tadcaster district, Yorkshire West Riding, volume 23, page 541.

In the 1851 census East Keswick, Harwood, Yorkshire
Head William Dent, age 38, born Wike, Yorkshire
Wife Elizabeth Dent, age 29, born Horsforth, Yorkshire
Son Gregory Dent, age 1, born East Keswick, Yorkshire.

In the 1861 census Lime Kiln House, East Keswick.
Head George Maskill, age 33, Rabbit Dealer, born Barwick.
Wife Margaret Maskill, age 32, Laundress, born Horsforth.
Wife’s sister, Elizabeth Dent, widow, age 39?, Laundress, born Horsforth.
Gregory Dent, son, age 11, scholar, born East Keswick.
John Nunn, visitor, age 16, cabinet maker, born Brondon, Yorkshire.

In the 1871 census Quarry Street, Guildford, Surrey.
Assistant Gregory Dent, unmarried, age 21, assistant master, born East Keswick, Yorkshire. T
he Schoolmaster is Robert Lidgate. Robert Lidgate’s family, another assistant, 4 servants and 31 pupils are also recorded.

In the January to March 1878 marriage index Gregory Dent and Martha Pilgrim, Wetherby district, Yorkshire West Riding, volume 9a, page 157.

Parish Records St. Oswald, Collingham, Yorkshire
January 16, 1878 Gregory Dent, age 28, bachelor, schoolmaster, residence Micklethesaite?, father William Dent, labourer and Martha Pilgrim, age 27, spinster, residence Micklethesaite?, father Samuel Pilgrim, farmer. In the presence of John Grainger [Gregory’s uncle by marriage] and Margaret Maskill [Gregory’s Aunt]

In the 1881 census 46 Ousegate, Selby, Yorkshire
Head Gregory Dent, age 31, school master, born East Keswick, Yorkshire.
Wife Martha Dent, age 30, born Luton, Bedfordshire.
Daughter Beatrice Amy? Dent, age 2, born Selby.
1 boarder teacher
5 boarder scholars ages 11 to 13
2 servants ages 45 and 12

In the 1891 census 46 Ousegate, Selby, Yorkshire.
Head Gregory Dent, age 41, private schoolmaster, employer, born East Keswick, Yorkshire,
Wife Martha Dent, age 40, born Luton, Bedfordshire.
Daughter Amy G. B. Dent, age 12, scholar, born Selby.
Daughter Ethel A. Dent, age 8, scholar, born Selby.
Mother Elizabeth Dent, widow, age 70, born Horsforth, Yorkshire.
Also a governess, teacher of classics and mathematics, a drafter’s apprentice, a servant and 10 boarder scholars.

In the 1901 census 46 Ousegate, Selby, Yorkshire.
Head Gregory Dent, age 51, private schoolmaster, born East Keswick.
Wife Martha Dent, age 50, born Luton.
Daughter Amy Georgina Dent, age 22, single, student, born Selby.
Daughter Ethel Augusta Dent, age 18, single, student, born Selby.
2 boarder students.

In the 1911 census Ousegate School, Selby, Yorkshire
Head Gregory Dent, age 61, Private schoolmaster, employer, born East Keswick, Yorkshire
Wife Martha Dent, age 60, married 33 years, 3 children born alive, 2 still living, born Luton, Bedfordshire.
Assistant Ann Ada Jones, age 42, single, assistant mistress in school, born Wandsworth, Surrey

In the 1918 electoral Registers
School House, Ousegate, Selby
Gregory Dent
44 Ousegate, Selby
Amy Georgina Beatrice Dent

In the April to Jun 1925 death index Gregory Dent, age 75, Selby, Yorkshire West Riding, volume 9c, page 946.

National Probate Calendar
Gregory Dent of Ousegate School Selby Yorkshire died 6 June 1925 Probate London 9 July 1925 to John Nordin Middlebrough malster and Arthur John Somers physician. Effects 2004 pounds 9 shillings 1 pence.
Notes for Martha (Spouse 1)
In the October to December 1850 birth index Martha Pilgrim, Luton, Bedfordshire, volume 6, page 121.

In the 1851 census George Street, Luton, Bedfordshire.
Head Samuel Pilgrim, age 40, Gardener Journeyman, born Marsten Bedfordshire, deaf.
Wife Martha Pilgrim, age 37, born Baldock Hertfordshire.
Son George Pilgrim, age 6, born Luton.
Son Alfred Pilgrim, age 4, born Luton.
Daughter Emma Pilgrim, age 2, born Luton.
Daughter Martha Pilgrim, age 5 months, born Luton.

National Probate Calendar
Martha Dent of Ousegate School Selby Yorkshire (wife of Gregory Dent) died 28 July 1918 Administration London 31 August 1918 to the said Gregory Dent schoolmaster. Effects 152 pounds 12 shillings.
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