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

West Quay and River Parrett , 1905
Postcard printed by Walter Belcher, Bridgwater

Amos Tapscott was born on 21 July 1861 in Puriton, Somerset, and died after 1901. He married Hannah Maria Pear on 7 January 1886 in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, daughter of Philip Pear and Emma Mortimore. She was born 8 October 1861 in Bridgwater Somerset, and died after 1901.

Amos was a baker and confectioner and was working in Bridgwater, Somerset in 1881. In November 1884 Amos arrived in Australia on an unassisted passage aboard "Lusitania", aged 23 but evidently did not stay long since he was back home and living in Wales when he married Hannah in 1886.

Children of Amos Tapscott and Hannah Pear are:

Florence Emma Tapscott who was born March 1887 in Merthyr Tydfil Glamorgan. She married Gomer Jones in 1910. He was born in 1876 at Hirwain, Brecon.

Children of Florence Tapscott and Gomer Jones are:

Marjorie M Jones born in 1911 in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan
Arthur N Jones born in 1915 in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan


Arthur Vincent Tapscott was born on 22 February 1888 in Merthyr Tydfil Glamorgan, and died on 19 April 1983 in Bridgwater, Somerset. He married Henrietta Rhoda Louisa Stowell in 1913 in Bridgwater Somerset, daughter of John Stowell and Elizabeth Hardy. She was born on 24 October 1889 in Bridgwater, Somerset, and died in 1987 in Bridgwater, Somerset, age 98.

Children of Arthur Tapscott and Henrietta Stowell are:

Gomer Roy Tapscott born on 15 October 1919, Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan.
Marjorie Hannah Tapscott born on 25 November 1920, in Brighton, Sussex and died on 30 November 1994, in Taunton, Somerset she married m. (1) Walter R William Sealy in 1940, in Bridgwater, Somerset; (2) John van Neikirk, in 1952; (3) Robert Frederick Gratton, in 1968.
Arthur Vincent Tapscott born on 22 February 1888, in Merthyr Tydfil Glamorgan and died on 19 April 1983, in Bridgwater, Somerset.
Albert E Tpscott was born in 1918 and died in 1918 in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan.
Albert Tapscott was born in 1922, in Brighton, Sussex and died in 1924, in Bridgwater, Somerset.

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