Clement-Jones family v2/21 - Person Sheet
Clement-Jones family v2/21 - Person Sheet
NameIsabella WAKEFIELD, 8302
FatherEdward WAKEFIELD , 8296 (1750-1826)
MotherPriscilla BELL , 941 (1750-1832)
FatherJohn HEAD , 13819
MotherAnne WHEELER , 13820
ChildrenLucy , 8309 (1803-1882)
 Alfred , 8310 (1797-1880)
Notes for Isabella WAKEFIELD
Bell, Priscilla’s daughter Isabella, married Quaker Joshua Head in 1799. He was a brewer and the couple lived at Woodbridge near Ipswich. Little of the detail of Bell’s life is known but the obituary of her daughter Lucy provides a glimpse. It states that Lucy was ‘granddaughter to Priscilla Wakefield, the writer and philanthropist, and daughter to one who for many years was the foremost in all religious and philanthropic work in Ipswich’. The obituary goes on to state that ‘at the age of 16 [Lucy] followed her mother, who had received baptism a few years previously under deep spiritual convictions into the Church of England’.

Lucy was born in 1803 and would have been 16 years old in 1819 which means that Bell probably changed her religious affiliation at the time the aging Priscilla was living with
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