- Generation # 7
- John Shore Babbage c.1783-1868
- Rebecca Vodden c.1790-18??
- Generation # 6
- Lawrence Babbage 1810-?
- John Babbage 1810-?
- Mary Babbage 1812-c.1887
- Jane Babbage 1817-?
- Richard Babbage 1817-?
- James Babbage 1824-?
- Edwin Babbage 1826-?
- Ann Babbage 1829-?
- Rebecca Frances V Babbage 1832-?
- Elizabeth G V P Babbage 1835-?
- Elizabeth Babbage 1840-?
The Babbage family
The earliest record that I have of a Babbage ancestor, is in 1783 at the baptism of my 4x Great Grandfather John Shore Babbage in Ashreigney, Devon, England.
John was a farmer of some 254 acres in 1851, and he continued to farm until his death in January 1868.
It appears that John was the son of a John and Mary Babbage, but this remains unconfirmed.
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- The fore-father of the modern PC
There are conflicting reports as to the birth place of Charles Babbage - mathematician, philosopher and proto-computer scientist born in 1791. It is possible that Charles may be part of the same family although some sources state he was born in London.