I have also since found a sister to William. Ann baptized 21.5.1812, and christened 21.5.1813 at Harpford which is very close to Ottery/Newton Poppleford..
Karen - yes I had worked that one out - but in a rather different way - Hermione's younger brother is living in Sidmouth with Richard and Hanna Sanders. I suspected that Hanna was or became a close friend of Hermione, hence witness to the marriage. I had not worked out that Hanna was nee Farrant!
This all comes together quite well, but still I cannot trace William or Mary anywhere. There is a possible link to 1841 census for Broadhembury when they were 66 and 60 respectively but this is very tenuous.
I can feel a visit to Devon FHS coming on, but as I live in Scotland this will not be tomorrow!
Thanks again. I shall continue the hunt.
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