Posted on: October 9th, 2016 by webfooted

The son of Ralph Eaton I of Westbury-on-Trym, potter (A).

1715 22 Oct. He was apprenticed to Mary Orchard.  Friends to find apparel (A, Ar).
1724 11 May. He became a free mugmaker (F, G).
1724 26 Sep. A potter of St Mary Redcliffe parish, he was granted a licence to marry Mary Wraxall of the same parish at St Mary Redcliffe or the Cathedral (M).
1729 Mary, the wife of Ralph Eaton of St Mary Redcliffe parish, received £1 from John Whitson’s Charity for poor women in child bed (JW).
1730 7 Apr. A potter of Bristol he stood surety of £20 for Thomas Cadwallader (T).
1734 & 1739 Mugmaker, St Mary Redcliffe parish (P).
1776 28 Feb. His son Ralph took his freedom as a baker (F).
Rate book entries:
25 Dec 1717-25 Dec 1729 Ralph Eaton (SMR-LS)
[29 Sep 1724-25 Mar 1732 Ralph Eaton Redcliffe Street (SMR-L,PR)
[29 Sep 1725-25 Mar 1726 Owner: Mrs Orchard, Tenant: Ralph Eaton, Redcliffe Street (SMR-L)
Charles, bapt 14 Feb 1725 (RPR), Mary, bapt 14 Aug 1726, buried 27 Oct 1728 (RPR), Ralph, bapt 24 Feb 1728 (RPR), Elizabeth and Mary (twins), bapt 3 Dec 1729; Mary buried 9 Dec 1729 (RPR), Hannah, bapt 25 Dec 1731 (RPR), Ralph (aged 2 years) buried 20 Mar 1732 (RPR), Ralph, bapt 20 May 1735 (RPR)

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