(Numbers listed before each name represent their ancestor/ahnentafel Position)
John Gamble (1792 - before 1851)
Born in Thornton, Leicestershire and baptised on the 15th August 1792. John married Dorothy DILKS on the 5th February 1811 in Thornton, Leicestershire. They had twelve children William (bp 1813), Mary (bp 1813), Henry (bp 1815), Charlotte (b c1818), John (b 1821), Henry (b 1823), Oliver (bp 1834), Frederick (b c1828), Dorothy (b 1831), Elizabeth (b c1831), Dorothy (b 1837) and Anne (b c1839).
John's occupation was a shoemaker.
Mary Ann Gamble (1812 - ?)
Born in Thornton, Leicestershire in approximately 1812 and baptised on the 24th January 1813. Mary Ann married John PALMER on the 11th November 1833 in St Margarets Parish church, Leicester, and their witnesses were John Stringer (church warden) and John Biggs. They had ten children, Thomas (1836), Mary Ann (1838), Samuel (1838), John (1840), Henry (1843), Elizabeth (1845), Harriet (1849), Ann (1850), John (1852) and Emily (1854).
On the 1841 census Mary Ann was living with her husband and family at Humberstone Road, Leicester, in 1851 at 47 Lee Street, Leicester and in 1861 they were living at Sanvey Gate, Leicester. Mary Ann's occupation was a green grocer. By the 1871 census Mary Ann and her husband John were living with two of the children John and Emily at 95 Sanvy Gate, Leicester in a china shop. John's occupation had changed to a market gardener and Mary's to a china dealer, their son John was a mechanic out of work and daughter Emily a domestic worker. On the 1881 census Mary Ann and John were living alone in the shop at 95 Sanvey Gate, Leicester.