William Amoore (1784-1864)

From Historical Hastings


William Amoore was a Candle maker at 57 High Street in 1828, going on to become a councillor, certainly by 1832. He and his children were quite industrious in the town as can be seen from the following entries in various street directories of the 19th century, although he did not leave a large sum in his will[1]:

  • William Amoore - Candle Maker of 57 High Street c1828
  • William Amoore - Councillor 1832
  • Alfred Amoore - Grocer of 8 Castle Street c1840
  • Charles Amoore - Chemist of 8 Castle Street c1840
  • Joseph & George Amoore - Tallow Chandlers/Grocers 47 High Street c1840
  • William Amoore - Eagle Brewery, Courthouse Street - c1847
  • J. Amoore - Councillor - circa 1850.
  • A. Amoore - Listed as railway contractor c1850

Living at 3 Prospect Place[2] in 1841, by 1851 he had moved to 5 High Wickham with his wife, daughter Elizabeth and niece Philadelphia Butler[3] By 1861, William was listed as residing at Alma Cottage, Croft Road[4], where he is recorded as having passed away in 1864[1]

Children


Children of: Short name: William Amoore

and unknown parent

Name Birth Death Joined with
Mary Ann Amoore(1803–1838)

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Alfred Amoore (1804-)

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Margaretta Amoore (1806-1891)

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Elizabeth Ann Amoore (1808-1892)

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Joseph Figges Amoore (1810-1875)

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Charles Amoore (1811-1887) 7 June 1811 27 May 1887 Mary Ann Sisbey (1811-1890)

William Amoore (1813-1856)

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Sarah Amoore (1814-1864)

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George Amoore (1817-1867)

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Charlotte Amoore (1817-1887)

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References[edit]

  1. a b England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1995
  2. 1841 Census
  3. 1851 Census
  4. 1861 Census