Mr. John Bond Anning—
Father: James Anning II
Mother: Elizabeth Bond
Profession: Draper, Commercial Traveller (Woollens)
John B ond Anning appears as a Draper, in Newport, Isle of Wight, aged 23, when he married Jane Paul, 21,in the Registry Office atYeovil Sep 19, 1862. His addresss was St James' Square, Newport, Isle of Wight,:her address was Key Farm Yeovil. An invoice, from J. B. Anning, Linen and Woollen Draper, dated Apr 1863, records the sale of ribbon and miscellaneous items to Miss Alice Paul, settled by Mrs Paul, mother of both Alice and Jane Paul, who later; married John Bond, the draper.. In 1861, John Bond Anning is shown as a visitor, in Halstock, where Walter Paul and his two sisters., Anne, 19, and Jane,21, were living.The birthplace of all the Pauls is shown as East Coker.
John Bond Anning married Jane Paul in Yeovil, Sep Q., 1862. By 1881, John,42 is shown as a Commercial Traveller (Woollens), with his wife Jane, 40,, born in Hardington, Somerset. She was actually born in Pendomer,Coker. Hardington proper is quite a way away, but there are three small villages, Hardington Moor, Marsh, and Mandeville, which surround Pendomer
In 1891, John Bond Anning, 52, and his wife Jane, 50, were living in Leeds. Their son,George Paul, 18, an apprentice, and daughter, Edith Elizabeth,25, unmarried, High School Teacher, were there with them, as well as Marion Paul, who was a niece of Jane Anning.
By 1901, Jane Anning, 60, was staying with her daughter Alice and her son-in-law Walter Swain, in Godalming. Edith,.Science Mistress in Clapham was still to marry Samuel Westcott. James John Anning, 30, was living with his wife Sarah Isabel, 29, a daughter, Isabel Mary, 3, and son, Charles Clifford. 6 mos, James John had married Isabel Towers, Sep Q.,1895, in Leeds: she was one of six children of Richard and Martha Towers. of Keighley, Yorkshire. James and Isabel had three more children, Margaret Beatrice, b. Sep Q., 1904,Stephen Towers, b.Jun Q., 1908, and John Leslie, b. Dec Q., 1909.