George TAYLOR, from whom we are descended, connects to the Squires
family via his granddaughter Jane's marriage to Charles Dunlop SQUIRES. (See Ancestral Tree)


George was born in 1798 in Coventry and baptised on 21 May 1798 at Holy Trinity, Coventry

His parents were William TAYLOR and Mary PEARMAN

Holy Trinity Church, Coventry


George married Mary COLEMAN 17 November 1828 at St John The Baptist, Coventry.

St John The Baptist Church, Coventry

Mary was born c1800, and baptised 26 December 1801 at Holy Trinity, Coventry. Her parents were Francis and Sophronia COLEMAN.

George & Mary's son Richard TAYLOR, our direct ancestor, was born December 1835 in Coventry.

George and Mary had a further 4 children

  • Mary
             Born c1826

  • William
             Born c1829
             Died Sept 1915, aged 87 years
             Buried 16 Sept 1915, London Road Cemetery

  • c 1832      Edwin Henry
  • c 1838      Francis
  • c 1840      Jane

In 1851:
William was an Agricultural Labourer
Edwin was an Apprentice to a Watch Maker
Francis was an Engineman

In 1871:
William was a Gardener and unmarried
Jane was a Silk Winder and married to Joseph Hollworth with two children Eliza, 8 years and Sarah 5 years.

St John Street, Coventry 1851
House 7, 42 Court, Gosford Street, Coventry 1871

Weaver 1851age 53


George TAYLOR died November 1863 in Gosford Street, Coventry. He was buried in London Road Cemetery, Coventry on 29 November 1863

His wife Mary died in February 1872 in Gosford Street, Coventry aged 74 years and buried on 18 February 1872 in London Road Cemetery. At the time of her death and for a period previously, Mary was receiving Parochial Help.

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