Mr. James Anning II—
Father: James Anning I
Mother: Susannah Miles
Profession: Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages
James Anning II, chr Sep 25, 1803, Kenton: he died Mar Q., 1876.
In the 1851 Census for Wellington Somerset, James Anning, 44, born Kenton, is described as an Overseer, married to Elizabeth Bond, born Apr 12,1812, Hillfarrance,Somerset. Three elder children, unusually, are identified by initials, J.B.,12, M.J.,9,E.A.,8, and Emma, 5. born in Wellington, Somerset. James is later said to be Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages. Elizabeth died Mar Q., 1867, Wellington.
Free BMD shows both Mary Ann and Elizabeth Ann, registered at Williton, which is close to Monksilver
James Anning, 34, married Elizabeth Bond, 27, at Combeflorey, in the District of Taunton. James' father is shown as James Anning, and Elizabeth's father as John Bond, both described as yeomen.