Cundall Family Tree

John Calvert (1758 - 1846)


John Calvert was born around 1758 in Masham, near Ripon, North Yorkshire.

John married Isabel Pickersgill on Sunday 21 March 1779 in Kirkby Malzeard, near Ripon, North Yorkshire.
The witnesses at the marriage were John Wells and John Buckle.

He had the following children from his marriage to Isabel Pickersgill:

- William Calvert

Details of John's occupation are not known.

John died when he was 88 years old, on Monday 26 October 1846 in Grantley, Kirkby Malzeard, near Ripon, North Yorkshire.  

He was buried on Thursday 29 October 1846 in Kirkby Malzeard, near Ripon, North Yorkshire.

His gravestone has the following inscription:

In Memory Of
Isabel wife of John Calvert
of Skellgill who died August 5th
1802, Aged 41 Years
The above named John Calvert
who died at Grantley
October 26th 1846 Aged 88 Years
Also John Calvert, son of
William Calvert of Skellgill
who died July 27th 1853 Aged 22 years
This lovely bud so young and fair
Call'd hence by early doom
Just came to show how sweet a flower
In Paradise would bloom

Notes - Sources of information:
1. His details and the photo of the gravestone was provided by Carol Metcalfe.
If anyone is interested in further information about the following families in this area of the country please
email Carol Metcalfe - Burrill, Cundall, Umpleby, Chandler, King, Ascough, Metcalfe.