John Yarrow

John Yarrow was the second of the eight known children of John Yarrow and his wife Mary Rayner of the village of Little Thetford in Cambridgeshire, England.

John married Frances Wright, who was probably the sister of his brother's wife. Together John and Frances set up home and became parents 9 times.

During this time, John is noted as a Farmer.

John pre-deceased Frances by 32 years in 1838, and just 10 years after the birth of their youngest child. His widow continued to farm in Little Thetford.

Life Events


  • Circa 1781 in Little Thetford, Cambridgeshire, England.


  • 19th August 1781 at St. George's Church, Little Thetford in Cambridgeshire, England.


  • Frances Wright (1789-1870) on 14th October 1812 at St. James' Church, Stretham, Cambridgeshire, England.


  • Mary Yarrow (1814-?)
  • Rachel Yarrow (1815-?) married John Leach (1806-?)
  • John Yarrow (1817-?) married Elisa Cooper (1837-?)
  • Kezia Yarrow (1818-?) married Samuel Perry Lofty (18??-?)
  • James Yarrow (1820-1888)
  • Alice Yarrow (1822-1914) married John Lister (1824-1909)
  • Alfred Yarrow (1824-?)
  • Matilda Yarrow (1826-?) married James Froment (1826-?)
  • Lois Yarrow (1828-1913)


  • 1814-1820: Farmer


  • 17th August 1838 at Little Thetford, Cambridgeshire, England, aged 57 years.




  • Flower Rayner (17??-1765)
  • Susannah West (17??-1780)

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