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Samuel Betts Cake Shop, Banbury

Samuel BETTS' cake shop, 70 High Street, about 1890. Originally owned by William BETTS, a grandson of Betty WHITE, he was succeeded by his sons Samuel and Alfred. The latter began business at 85 High Street.


Subject:  Samuel BETTS

Birth:          __ Apr 1820
Baptism:        10 Apr 1820    St. Mary's Church, Banbury  (son of William and Sarah, Red Lion Street, baker)
Marriage:       __ Jun 1848
Witness:        10 Jan 1871    Marriage: Charles LINES/LYNES and Emily BETTS; St. Mary's Church, Banbury  
                               (21, spinster, daughter of Samuel,  cakemaker, to Charles Lines, 22, bachelor, 
                               bookseller, Banbury, son of Edward, hotel keeper)
Father:        William BETTS
Mother:        Sarah HARTLEY

Spouse:    Mary Ann RABY
Baptism:        04 Sep 1825     Southam
Father:         James RABY (b. 1800,      )
Mother:         Anne ? (b. 1800,      )

CHILDREN

M     John Henry BETTS
Birth:         __ Nov 1848    Neithrop
Baptism:       19 Nov 1848    St. Mary's Church, Banbury  (son of Samuel and Mary Ann, High Street, Confectioner).
Marriage:      19 Nov 1878    Sarah Alice STEPHENS (b. 1849,      ); Parish Church, Deddington.
Witness:       28 Dec 1915    Marriage: Beatrice Ann BETTS and Leonard S GOODWAY; Banbury  (Beatrice, 30, a teacher, 
                              of 14 Albert St married Leondard Septimus Goodway, 32, a clerk of 15 Castle St., 
                              Dec 28  1915)
Death:         __ Nov 1918    Banbury
Burial:        13 Nov 1918    Banbury  (age 70)
 

F     Emily BETTS
Birth:         __ Jul 1850    Neithrop
Baptism:       17 Jun 1855    St. Mary's Church, Banbury  (daughter of Samuel and Mary Ann, Broughton Road, 
                              Confectioner)
Marriage:      10 Jan 1871    Charles LINES/LYNES (b. 1849,      ); St. Mary's Church, Banbury (21, spinster, 
                              daughter of Samuel, cakemaker, to Charles Lines, 22, bachelor, bookseller,  
                              Banbury, son of Edward, hotel keeper)


M     Walter BETTS
Birth:         __ Jun 1855
Baptism:       17 Jun 1855    St. Mary's Church, Banbury  (son of Samuel and Mary Ann, Broughton Road, 
                              confectioner).
Marriage:      __ ___ ____?   Mary (--?--) (b. 1855,      )


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