deathDate: 28 FEB 1881
Place: Laxton, Notts. M.I. aged 78
Place: Laxton, Notts.
Notes1834 admitted to tenancy of grandfather, Benjamin Moody, Laxton
Manor Court.1840s Common Grass Lettings, Laxton. 1841-71 Census
Laxton, cottager and molecatcher with 9 acres. 1862 Survey of
Laxton notes house and describes character as 'industrious'.
Rent £17 19s 4d for 9a 3r 33p. (copy in file) See Laxton Surveys
of 1789 and 1812 for continuity of family holding. House still
exists next to churchyard, opposite Dovecote Inn. Illegitimate
son of Ann Moody and Joseph Twidale. Bastardy bond for 1802.
Sources NAO & NUMD