. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .The Tapscott-Kennington Butterfly

All Saints Parish Church, Othery

John Vincent Tapscott was born in 1853 in Othery Somerset, and died after 1901. He married Hannah Davis in 1887 in in Salford, Lancashire, daughter of John Davis and Jane Heal. She was born in 1846 in Glastonbury Somerset, and died September in 1904 in Bolton, Lancashire.

John was a carpenter and in 1871 aged 16 was helping to support his mother and siblings at 11 Wellington Road, Bridgwater. Ten years later he was working and lodging in Taunton but by 1891 he had married and was living with his wife and son at 12, Webb Street, Horwich, Lancashire. In 1901 he was in the same street but at No. 34 and the building was Othery House. John was born in Othery, which must mean he owned the house and named it after the village of his birth. 

Child of John Tapscott and Hannah Davis is:

Cecil Vivian Tapscott born in 1887, in Manchester, Lancashire. He married Jane Ann Holt in 1915, in Bolton, Lancashire.  Jane was born in 1888, in Bolton, Lancashire and died in 1940 aged 52.

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