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Ishmael Poll
1772-1847

Ishmael Poll was most likely to have been the son of James Poll and Mary (née Syers), although this remains to be fully checked.

Ishmael is a herbrew name - phonetically pronounced as 'ish-may-elle' - and is a name that's also handed to his son. It is unclear as to where this name came from, or that of Ishmael's daughter Kerunhappuck (another

Ishmael married Mary Fiddement and the couple are known to have had ten children - only two of which were sons.

On his one and only appearance on the census (in 1841), Ishmael is noted as being a 'Weaver - Silk Worker', and would have no doubt contributed to the booming, highly skilled, and dangerous, silk industry of nearby Norwich, Norfolk, England.


Further Details

Born:
1772, Wymondham, Norfolk, England.

Baptised:
17th October 1772 at Wymondham, Norfolk, England.

Married:

Children

Census

Died:
April 1847, Lizard, Norfolk, England, aged 74 years.

Buried:
9th April 1847 Wymondham, Norfolk, England.


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