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Jane Moss (neé Honeybone)1842 - 1879

Jane Moss (maiden name Honeybone) who was sentenced to seven days in prison was born in 1842 in Ascott.

Her parents were John and Jane (maiden name Newman) Honeybone who had married in Ascott on 27 October 1834. John had been born in Ascott in 1809 and Jane in Langley in 1816.

Jane junior had four brothers, George, Peter, Thomas and Reuben and five sisters, Eliza, Ann, Ellen, Emma and Fanny the youngest who was also one of the Martyrs.


On 1 March 1862 Jane married Robert Moss, a shepherd/farm labourer. Jane worked as a gloveress. Robert had been born in Ascott in 1834. They did not have any children but prior to her marriage Jane had given birth in 1860 to a son George.

Jane died and was buried in Ascott in 1879 aged 37.

Sentence - 7 Days with Hard Labour

Born - 1842 in Ascott under Wychwood

Age 39

Occupation - Gloveress

Religion - Baptist 

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