Luke Wady

b. 2 March 1702/3
FatherThomas Wady b. 27 Aug 1669, d. 1744
MotherElizabeth Greenfield d. 1744
     Luke Wady was born in 1703 at Billingshurst, Sussex, England.
Luke Wady was baptized on 2 March 1702/3 at St Mary the Virgin, Billingshurst, Sussex, England, The baptism register noted that his father was a weaver.1 He was the son of Thomas Wady and Elizabeth Greenfield.
Luke Wady married Mary Clement on 4 May 1727 at Wiggonholt, Sussex, England, Wiggonholt cum Greatham, both of Pulborough (by cert.)2

Family

Mary Clement b. c 1705
Marriage*
Luke Wady married Mary Clement on 4 May 1727 at Wiggonholt, Sussex, England, Wiggonholt cum Greatham, both of Pulborough (by cert.)2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.

Harriet Wadey

b. 6 July 1794, d. 1859
FatherEdward Wady b. 19 Feb 1764, d. 1834
MotherAnn Barnett b. 20 Oct 1771, d. 24 Apr 1856
     Harriet Wadey was born in 1794 at West Chiltington, Sussex, England.
Harriet Wadey was baptized on 6 July 1794 at West Chiltington, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Edward Wady and Ann Barnett.
Harriet Wadey married Edward Still, son of Jasper Still and Martha Shelley, on 11 October 1813 at Portslade, Sussex, England, He was a bachelor and she a spinster who married with the consent of Edward Wadey.
As of 11 October 1813, her married name was Still.
On 7 June 1841 Harriet Wadey and Edward Still lived at The Village, Portslade, Sussex, England.2
On 30 March 1851 Harriet Wadey and Edward Still lived at Portslade House, Portslade, Sussex, England.3
Harriet Wadey died in 1859 at Portslade, Sussex, England.
Harriet Wadey was buried on 16 October 1859 at St Nicholas, Portslade, Sussex, England, "67 years old."4

Family

Edward Still b. 22 Apr 1792, d. 1861
Marriage*
Harriet Wadey married Edward Still, son of Jasper Still and Martha Shelley, on 11 October 1813 at Portslade, Sussex, England, He was a bachelor and she a spinster who married with the consent of Edward Wadey. 
Children

Citations

  1. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C07022-1; GS Film number: 0918463, 0416750, 416755."
  2. [S67] 1841 Census for England "HO107 piece 1112 folio 4/7 page 8."
  3. [S16] 1851 Census for England "HO107 piece 1647 folio 190 page 20."
  4. [S25] Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

James Wadey

b. 7 August 1796, d. 1882
FatherEdward Wady b. 19 Feb 1764, d. 1834
MotherAnn Barnett b. 20 Oct 1771, d. 24 Apr 1856
     James Wadey was born in 1796 at West Chiltington, Sussex, England.
James Wadey was baptized on 7 August 1796 at West Chiltington, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Edward Wady and Ann Barnett.
James Wadey witnessed the marriage of Luke Wadey and Mary Mitchell on 24 February 1821 at Portslade, Sussex, England; Luke is "of Portslade" and Mary is "of Hangleton". Witnesses were James Wadey and Ann Wadey.2,3
James Wadey married Elizabeth Humphrey on 18 May 1822 at Greatham, Sussex, England, James is "of Portslade."
James Wadey was a farm labourer on 30 March 1851.4
On 30 March 1851 James Wadey and Elizabeth Humphrey lived at Church Street, Southwick, Sussex, England.5
James Wadey died in 1882 at Southwick, Sussex, England.
James Wadey was buried on 29 December 1882 at Southwick, Sussex, England.

Family

Elizabeth Humphrey b. 13 Feb 1801, d. 17 Oct 1877
Marriage*
James Wadey married Elizabeth Humphrey on 18 May 1822 at Greatham, Sussex, England, James is "of Portslade." 
Children

Citations

  1. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C07022-1; GS Film number: 0918463, 0416750, 416755."
  2. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  3. [S229] Letter from Betty Bauerle, to Geoffrey Barber, dated 14 Oct 1990 (GG Barber Private Archives, Perth, W. Australia).
  4. [S16] 1851 Census for England "Class: HO107; Piece: 1647; Folio: 228; Page: 46; GSU roll: 193552."
  5. [S16] 1851 Census for England "HO107 piece 1647 folio 228 page 46."

Ann Wadey

b. 15 November 1801, d. 28 November 1884
FatherEdward Wady b. 19 Feb 1764, d. 1834
MotherAnn Barnett b. 20 Oct 1771, d. 24 Apr 1856
     Ann Wadey was born in 1801 at West Chiltington, Sussex, England.
Ann Wadey was baptized on 15 November 1801 at West Chiltington, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Edward Wady and Ann Barnett.
Ann Wadey married Thomas Lambert, son of William Lambert, on 5 October 1824 at St Nicholas, Brighton, Sussex, England.
As of 5 October 1824, her married name was Lambert.
On 30 March 1851 Ann Wadey and Thomas Lambert lived at 6 Mount Sion Place, Brighton, Sussex, England.2
Ann Wadey died on 28 November 1884 at Brighton, Sussex, England, at age 83.3

Family

Thomas Lambert b. 1 Nov 1799, d. 30 Mar 1874
Marriage*
Ann Wadey married Thomas Lambert, son of William Lambert, on 5 October 1824 at St Nicholas, Brighton, Sussex, England
Children

Citations

  1. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C07022-1; GS Film number: 0918463, 0416750, 416755."
  2. [S16] 1851 Census for England "Class: HO107; Piece: 1645; Folio: 550; Page: 15; GSU roll: 193549-193550."
  3. [S141] General Register Office: Indexes to Deaths, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Oct-Dec 1884, Brighton, Vol 2b Page 154, age 83 years."

Edward Still

b. 22 April 1792, d. 1861
FatherJasper Still b. 27 Jul 1758
MotherMartha Shelley b. 11 Sep 1757
     Edward Still was baptized on 22 April 1792 at Bolney, Sussex, England.1,2 He was the son of Jasper Still and Martha Shelley.
Edward Still married Harriet Wadey, daughter of Edward Wady and Ann Barnett, on 11 October 1813 at Portslade, Sussex, England, He was a bachelor and she a spinster who married with the consent of Edward Wadey.
On 7 June 1841 Edward Still and Harriet Wadey lived at The Village, Portslade, Sussex, England.3
Edward Still was an agricultural labourer on 30 March 1851.2
On 30 March 1851 Edward Still and Harriet Wadey lived at Portslade House, Portslade, Sussex, England.2
Edward Still died in 1861 at Cuckfield Union Workhouse, Slaugham, Sussex, England.4
Edward Still was buried on 25 April 1861 at St Mary, Slaugham, Sussex, England, "age 65 years, Cuckfield Union."4

Family

Harriet Wadey b. 6 Jul 1794, d. 1859
Marriage*
Edward Still married Harriet Wadey, daughter of Edward Wady and Ann Barnett, on 11 October 1813 at Portslade, Sussex, England, He was a bachelor and she a spinster who married with the consent of Edward Wadey. 
Children

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S16] 1851 Census for England "HO107 piece 1647 folio 190 page 20."
  3. [S67] 1841 Census for England "HO107 piece 1112 folio 4/7 page 8."
  4. [S25] Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Elizabeth Humphrey

b. 13 February 1801, d. 17 October 1877
     Elizabeth Humphrey was born in 1801 at Greatham, Sussex, England.1
Elizabeth Humphrey was baptized on 13 February 1801 at Greatham, Sussex, England.
Elizabeth Humphrey married James Wadey, son of Edward Wady and Ann Barnett, on 18 May 1822 at Greatham, Sussex, England, James is "of Portslade."
As of 18 May 1822, her married name was Wadey.
On 30 March 1851 Elizabeth Humphrey and James Wadey lived at Church Street, Southwick, Sussex, England.1
Elizabeth Humphrey died on 17 October 1877 at Southwick, Sussex, England, at age 76.
Elizabeth Humphrey was buried on 21 October 1877 at Southwick, Sussex, England.

Family

James Wadey b. 7 Aug 1796, d. 1882
Marriage*
Elizabeth Humphrey married James Wadey, son of Edward Wady and Ann Barnett, on 18 May 1822 at Greatham, Sussex, England, James is "of Portslade." 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] 1851 Census for England "HO107 piece 1647 folio 228 page 46."

Elizabeth Hailer

b. circa 1768
     Elizabeth Hailer was born circa 1768 at Sussex, England.
Might she have been baptised on 28 January 1768 in Pulborough, the daughter of John Hayler and Mary Collins, or on 26 February 1769 in Pulborough, the daughter of Hugh Hayler and Elizabeth Mitchell?
Elizabeth Hailer married Luke Wady, son of Luke Wady and Priscilla Hayler, on 30 December 1789 at West Chiltington, Sussex, England, Luke is from Petworth and Elizabeth from West Chiltington. The witnesses to their marriage were Charlwood Hammond and Honor White.1
As of 30 December 1789, her married name was Wady.
As a widow, Elizabeth Wadey may have married John Tuckey, widower by banns on 8 February 1824 in Cocking, Sussex. They were both then of Cocking. The witnesses to their marriage were William Hewett and William Baigent.

Family

Luke Wady b. 24 Feb 1760, d. 1816
Marriage*
Elizabeth Hailer married Luke Wady, son of Luke Wady and Priscilla Hayler, on 30 December 1789 at West Chiltington, Sussex, England, Luke is from Petworth and Elizabeth from West Chiltington. The witnesses to their marriage were Charlwood Hammond and Honor White.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.

Elizabeth Junin

b. 7 December 1775
FatherEdward Junin b. 9 Aug 1745, d. 1817
MotherSarah Trevet d. 1819
     Elizabeth Junin was born in 1775 at Pulborough, Sussex, England.
Elizabeth Junin was baptized on 7 December 1775 at St Mary's, Pulborough, Sussex, England, surname spelt JOWNIN.1 She was the daughter of Edward Junin and Sarah Trevet.
Elizabeth's surname appears to have been used as a middle name for two of her children and for their baptisms was spelt Jennings (Juning on her burial) and Junings. In the Sussex Marriage Index the surname seems more commonly spelt as JOUNING.
Elizabeth Junin married Thomas Wady, son of Luke Wady and Priscilla Hayler, on 16 May 1793 at Pulborough, Sussex, England, both of Pulborough. The witnesses to their marriage were Sarah Heath and John Jupp.2
As of 16 May 1793, her married name was Wady.

Family

Thomas Wady b. 7 Sep 1766
Marriage*
Elizabeth Junin married Thomas Wady, son of Luke Wady and Priscilla Hayler, on 16 May 1793 at Pulborough, Sussex, England, both of Pulborough. The witnesses to their marriage were Sarah Heath and John Jupp.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.

James Ayling

b. circa 1760
     James Ayling was born circa 1760 at Sussex, England.
James Ayling married Sarah Wady, daughter of Luke Wady and Priscilla Hayler, on 12 October 1786 at Pulborough, Sussex, England, both of this parish. The witnesses to their marriage were James Hayler and Daniel Searle.1

Family

Sarah Wady b. 24 Feb 1765
Marriage*
James Ayling married Sarah Wady, daughter of Luke Wady and Priscilla Hayler, on 12 October 1786 at Pulborough, Sussex, England, both of this parish. The witnesses to their marriage were James Hayler and Daniel Searle.1 

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.

John Lidbetter

b. 12 May 1771, d. 1848
     John Lidbetter was born in 1771 at Pulborough, Sussex, England.
John Lidbetter was baptized on 12 May 1771 at Pulborough, Sussex, England.
John Lidbetter married Maria Wady, daughter of George Pulling and Priscilla Hayler, on 30 January 1797 at Pulborough, Sussex, England, The witnesses to their marriage were James Lidbetter and Sarah White. Note: marriage has Mary Wady not Maria.1
John Lidbetter and Maria Wady had 8 known children.
John Lidbetter died in 1848 at Pulborough, Sussex, England.
John Lidbetter was buried on 6 October 1848 at Pulborough, Sussex, England.

Family

Maria Wady b. 20 Apr 1777, d. 1819
Marriage*
John Lidbetter married Maria Wady, daughter of George Pulling and Priscilla Hayler, on 30 January 1797 at Pulborough, Sussex, England, The witnesses to their marriage were James Lidbetter and Sarah White. Note: marriage has Mary Wady not Maria.1 

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.

Hugh McMillan

b. circa 1800, d. 22 February 1864
     Hugh McMillan was born circa 1800 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Hugh McMillan married Isabella Johnstone circa 1825 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Hugh McMillan and Isabella Johnstone emigrated in 1842 to Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia, arriving on 26 January 1842:
Hugh aged 38 yrs, labourer, protestant, reads and writes, native of Glasgow
Isabella 31 yrs, housekeeper, protestant, reads and writes, Glasgow
Alexander 12 yrs, son, protestant, reads and writes, Glasgow
Margaret 10 yrs, daughter, protestant, reads and writes, Glasgow.1
Hugh McMillan was a farmer on 12 June 1854.
Hugh McMillan died on 22 February 1864 at Geelong, Victoria, Australia, age 64 years. He died of disease of the heart. Name of parents unknown, 22 years in Victoria, married in Glasgow, Scotland at about 26 years of age, to Isabella Johnstone.2

Family

Isabella Johnstone b. c 1809, d. 11 Apr 1877
Marriage*
Hugh McMillan married Isabella Johnstone circa 1825 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Children

Citations

  1. [S244] Website "Ancestry" (http://www.ancestry.co.uk/) "Source Citation: State Records Authority of New South Wales; Kingswood New South Wales, Australia; Persons on bounty ships arriving at Port Phillip (Agent's Immigrant Lists); Series: 5318; Reel: 2144; ; Item: [4/4814].
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007."
  2. [S291] Death certificate of Hugh McMillan, died 22 Feb 1864, registered 22 Feb 1864 in the Registration District of Geelong, Victoria (Reference no: 266).

Isabella Johnstone

b. circa 1809, d. 11 April 1877
     Isabella Johnstone was born circa 1809 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
Isabella Johnstone married Hugh McMillan circa 1825 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
As of circa 1825, her married name was McMillan.
Isabella Johnstone and Hugh McMillan emigrated in 1842 to Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia, arriving on 26 January 1842:
Hugh aged 38 yrs, labourer, protestant, reads and writes, native of Glasgow
Isabella 31 yrs, housekeeper, protestant, reads and writes, Glasgow
Alexander 12 yrs, son, protestant, reads and writes, Glasgow
Margaret 10 yrs, daughter, protestant, reads and writes, Glasgow.1
Isabella Johnstone died on 11 April 1877 at Pakington Street, Geelong West, Victoria, Australia, age 68 years. She died of Apoplexy Hemiplegia, Bronchitis (three months 15 days). 32 years in Victoria, born Glasgow, Scotland, married in Glasgow at age 16 years.
Children:
Hugh, dead
Hugh, dead
Alexander, dead
Margaret, dead
Thomas, 31 yrs
James, 29 yrs
William 26 yrs.
The death certificate gives her parent's names as Hugh McMillan, gentleman and Janet McMillan, maiden name unknown. This is odd, as McMillan was her married name.2
Looking at the map of Geelong West today, there is an Isabella St that crosses Pakington St, and also close by is a McMillan St. This is probably not a coincidence.

Family

Hugh McMillan b. c 1800, d. 22 Feb 1864
Marriage*
Isabella Johnstone married Hugh McMillan circa 1825 at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Children

Citations

  1. [S244] Website "Ancestry" (http://www.ancestry.co.uk/) "Source Citation: State Records Authority of New South Wales; Kingswood New South Wales, Australia; Persons on bounty ships arriving at Port Phillip (Agent's Immigrant Lists); Series: 5318; Reel: 2144; ; Item: [4/4814].
    Source Information:
    Ancestry.com. New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007."
  2. [S286] Death certificate of Isabella McMillan, died 11 Apr 1877, registered 14 Apr 1877 in the Registration District of Geelong, Victoria (Reference no: 158).

Abraham Alce

b. 25 February 1738, d. 1803
FatherAbraham Alce b. 14 Apr 1691, d. 1753
MotherAnn Ince b. 19 May 1701, d. 1771
      Note that variants on spelling the name are ALS and ALSE.
Abraham Alce was born in 1738 at East Blatchington, Sussex, England.
Abraham Alce was baptized on 25 February 1738 at St Peter, East Blatchington, Sussex, England, Need to check source for this. Not in SFHG baptism index. He was the son of Abraham Alce and Ann Ince.
The following note has been made about the East Blatchington parish registers from 1736:
"For several years - until 1748 - the Register has been kept very carelessly. Entries are hopelessly out of chronological order." Source: The Parish Registers of East Blatchington, Sussex 1563-1804, Transcribed by Revd. John H. Layton and Frank R. Williams (1940). The above baptism has not been sighted in this book.
Abraham Alce married Sarah (?) circa 1770 at Sussex, England.
In 1771 Abraham Alce and Sarah (?) lived at Milton St, Wilmington, Sussex, England, The baptism for their son John ALCE on 6 Oct 1771 states that Abraham and Sarah are of Milton St, Wilmington.
The East Blatchington parish register has a marriage of a William Coombs the younger, widower, to Ann Alce, spinster, both of this parish, banns, 1.1.1791, witness Edward Brazier. This Ann Alce could be another child of Abraham and Sarah.
Abraham Alce died in 1803 at East Blatchington, Sussex, England.
Abraham Alce was buried on 11 December 1803 at East Blatchington, Sussex, England.1
Abraham and Sarah were buried on the same day and the register states "Abraham Alce and Sarah his wife buried in the same grave". One wonders about the cause of their deaths (accident, cold weather, coincidence?).

Family

Sarah (?) d. 1803
Marriage*
Abraham Alce married Sarah (?) circa 1770 at Sussex, England
Children

Citations

  1. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) ""England, Sussex, Parish Registers, 1538-1910", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KFGD-G42 : 7 December 2017), Abraham Alce, 1803."

Sarah (?)

d. 1803
     Sarah (?) married Abraham Alce, son of Abraham Alce and Ann Ince, circa 1770 at Sussex, England.
As of circa 1770, her married name was Alce.
In 1771 Sarah (?) and Abraham Alce lived at Milton St, Wilmington, Sussex, England, The baptism for their son John ALCE on 6 Oct 1771 states that Abraham and Sarah are of Milton St, Wilmington.
Sarah (?) died in 1803 at East Blatchington, Sussex, England.
Sarah (?) was buried on 11 December 1803 at East Blatchington, Sussex, England.
Abraham and Sarah were buried on the same day and the register states "Abraham Alce and Sarah his wife buried in the same grave". One wonders about the cause of their deaths (accident, cold weather, coincidence?).

Family

Abraham Alce b. 25 Feb 1738, d. 1803
Marriage*
Sarah (?) married Abraham Alce, son of Abraham Alce and Ann Ince, circa 1770 at Sussex, England
Children

James Alce

b. 18 February 1776, d. 1853
FatherAbraham Alce b. 25 Feb 1738, d. 1803
MotherSarah (?) d. 1803
     James Alce was born in 1776 at Wilmington, Sussex, England.
James Alce was baptized on 18 February 1776 at Wilmington, Sussex, England, surname spelt ALS.1 He was the son of Abraham Alce and Sarah (?)
James Alce married Catherine (?) circa 1798.
On 7 June 1841 James Alce lived at Blatchington St, East Blatchington, Sussex, England.2
James Alce was an agricultural labourer on 7 June 1841.2
On 30 March 1851 James Alce lived at Coast Guard Station, Blatchington, Sussex, England, as a lodger with Thomas and Elizabeth Towner (also lodging with John Alce age 9 years and Henry Coates age 17 years). Note that James' son John married Hannah Towner.3
James Alce died in 1853 at East Blatchington, Sussex, England.
James Alce was buried on 10 May 1853 at St Peter, East Blatchington, Sussex, England, age 78 years.4

Family

Catherine (?) b. c 1781, d. 1829
Marriage*
James Alce married Catherine (?) circa 1798. 
Children

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S67] 1841 Census for England "Piece: 1115 Book/Folio: 3/5 Page: 6 Registration District: Lewes Chailey West Firle & Newhaven."
  3. [S16] 1851 Census for England "HO107 piece 1643 folio 708 page 20."
  4. [S25] Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project, "age 78 years."

Catherine (?)

b. circa 1781, d. 1829
     Catherine (?) was born circa 1781 at Sussex, England.
Catherine (?) married James Alce, son of Abraham Alce and Sarah (?), circa 1798.
As of circa 1798, her married name was Alce.
Catherine (?) died in 1829 at East Blatchington, Sussex, England.
Catherine (?) was buried on 15 February 1829 at East Blatchington, Sussex, England, "48 years."1

Family

James Alce b. 18 Feb 1776, d. 1853
Marriage*
Catherine (?) married James Alce, son of Abraham Alce and Sarah (?), circa 1798. 
Children

Citations

  1. [S25] Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Sarah Alce

b. 24 November 1799
FatherJames Alce b. 18 Feb 1776, d. 1853
MotherCatherine (?) b. c 1781, d. 1829
     Sarah Alce was born in 1799 at East Blatchington, Sussex, England.
Sarah Alce was baptized on 24 November 1799 at East Blatchington, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of James Alce and Catherine (?)
Sarah Alce married Henry Coates on 14 January 1822 at East Blatchington, Sussex, England.
As of 14 January 1822, her married name was Coates.

Family 1

Child

Family 2

Henry Coates b. 1 May 1796, d. 1880
Marriage*
Sarah Alce married Henry Coates on 14 January 1822 at East Blatchington, Sussex, England

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Henry Coates

b. 1 May 1796, d. 1880
     Henry Coates was born in 1796 at East Blatchington, Sussex, England.
Henry Coates was baptized on 1 May 1796 at East Blatchington, Sussex, England.
Henry Coates married Sarah Alce, daughter of James Alce and Catherine (?), on 14 January 1822 at East Blatchington, Sussex, England.
Henry Coates died in 1880 at East Blatchington, Sussex, England.
Henry Coates was buried on 29 October 1880 at East Blatchington, Sussex, England.

Family

Sarah Alce b. 24 Nov 1799
Marriage*
Henry Coates married Sarah Alce, daughter of James Alce and Catherine (?), on 14 January 1822 at East Blatchington, Sussex, England

Ruth Sharrard

b. circa 1758, d. 1831
     Ruth Sharrard was born circa 1758 at Sussex, England.
Note that surname could be SHERWOOD/SHARROD.
Ruth Sharrard married John Hammond, son of John Hammond and Sarah Daniel, on 25 December 1786 at Chiddingly, Sussex, England, Ruth of Laughton; John of this parish.1
As of 25 December 1786, her married name was Hammond.
Ruth Sharrard married Stephen Jenner on 12 March 1798 at Wartling, Sussex, England.1
As of 12 March 1798, her married name was Jenner.
Ruth Sharrard married Richard Funnell, son of (?) Funnell, on 6 January 1813 at Chiddingly, Sussex, England, (Ruth JENNER) both of this parish.1
As of 6 January 1813, her married name was Funnell.
Chiddingly is one of those rare parishes where the 28 May 1821 census has survived with a detailed description of the inhabitants, similar in format to the 1841 census. Richard and Ruth were living at Rooker, a large cottage :
Richard Funnell 56 yrs Brickmaker; Ruth Funnell 63 yrs; Henry Funnell 21 yrs; Stephen Funnell 13 yrs; Edward Jenner 12 yrs; George Jenner 9 yrs.2
Ruth Sharrard died in 1831 at Chiddingly, Sussex, England.
Ruth Sharrard was buried on 4 December 1831 at Chiddingly, Sussex, England, "age 73 years."3,4

Family 1

John Hammond b. 31 Jul 1758, d. 1789
Marriage*
Ruth Sharrard married John Hammond, son of John Hammond and Sarah Daniel, on 25 December 1786 at Chiddingly, Sussex, England, Ruth of Laughton; John of this parish.1 
Children

Family 2

Children

Family 3

Stephen Jenner b. c 1745, d. May 1812
Marriage*
Ruth Sharrard married Stephen Jenner on 12 March 1798 at Wartling, Sussex, England.1 
Children

Family 4

Richard Funnell b. c 1765, d. 1848
Marriage*
Ruth Sharrard married Richard Funnell, son of (?) Funnell, on 6 January 1813 at Chiddingly, Sussex, England, (Ruth JENNER) both of this parish.1 

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  2. [S705] PBN Publications, "1821 Census Chiddingly, Sussex", PBN Publications, First Edition (1989) "p. 17."
  3. [S25] Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  4. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "Register of burials in the parish of Chiddingly in the county of Sussesc, 1813-1868."

Harriet Funnell

b. 1 May 1831, d. 1844
FatherRichard Funnell b. 14 Aug 1794, d. 12 Mar 1858
MotherJane Burgess b. 1 Oct 1797, d. 29 Sep 1858
     Harriet Funnell was born in 1831 at Chiddingly, Sussex, England.
Harriet Funnell was baptized on 1 May 1831 at Parish Church, Chiddingly, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Richard Funnell and Jane Burgess.
Harriet Funnell died in 1844 at Chiddingly, Sussex, England.
Harriet Funnell was buried on 29 August 1844 at Parish Church, Chiddingly, Sussex, England.2

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S25] Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Sarah Jane Gurr

b. 30 August 1869, d. 13 October 1942
FatherAlfred Gurr b. 23 Feb 1834
MotherEmily Turner b. 1841
     Sarah Jane Gurr was born on 30 August 1869 at Piltdown, Fletching, Sussex, England.1,2 She was the daughter of Alfred Gurr and Emily Turner.
According to Minnie Topping, Sarah was born at Piltdown, near Fletching, and her maiden name was GURR.3
Sarah Jane Gurr was baptized on 3 October 1869 at Fletching, Sussex, England.4
Sarah Jane Gurr married Jacob Langridge in 1887 at Fletching, Sussex, England.5
As of 1887, her married name was Langridge.
On 5 April 1891 Sarah Jane Gurr and Jacob Langridge lived at Elm Grove, Fletching, Sussex, England.
In 1901 Sarah Jane Gurr and Jacob Langridge lived at Market Cross Inn, Alfriston, Sussex, England.
Circa 1908 Sarah Jane Gurr and George Taylor, son of Moses Taylor and Harriet Terry, lived together but never married.
As of circa 1908, her married name was Taylor.
George had met Sarah Langridge (maiden name Gurr, born Pilt Down, Sussex) at the hotel that she and her husband operated. They both left their spouses and lived together but never married. Sarah's son Jack came to live with them (she had two daughters May and Ann also). They first lived in Essex Rd near Queens Park and George had several cabs and men driving for him. They had a daughter Florence Minnie (called Minnie), born 1.11.1908 in Kemptown. They had another daughter Lillian about 1913/14 but she died soon after birth. Jack lived with them until he was 16 years old (about 1910/11) when he left to go to Canada with his father and family.3
On 2 April 1911 Sarah Jane Gurr and George Taylor lived at 18 Lavender St, Brighton, Sussex, England.
George & Sarah operated a pub for 2 years called "The Flowing Stream" in Newhaven St. They sold this just before WW1.
George and Sarah operated another pub for about 4 years called the Rose and Crown mostly run by Sarah while George operated the taxi.
On 29 September 1939 Sarah Jane Gurr and George Taylor lived at 51 Frederick St, Brighton, Sussex, England, living with them was Percival Vallance, retired, DOB 3 Oct 1885.2
Sarah Jane Gurr died on 13 October 1942 at Brighton, Sussex, England, at age 73.

Family 1

Jacob Langridge b. c 1860
Marriage*
Sarah Jane Gurr married Jacob Langridge in 1887 at Fletching, Sussex, England.5 
Children

Family 2

George Taylor b. 5 Mar 1877, d. 25 Mar 1968
Marriage*
Circa 1908 Sarah Jane Gurr and George Taylor, son of Moses Taylor and Harriet Terry, lived together but never married. 
Children

Citations

  1. [S142] General Register Office: Indexes to Births, Sep 1837-2006, "Jul-Sep 1869, Uckfield, Vol 2b Page 112."
  2. [S556] 1939 Register (29 Sep 1939) for England "RG101/2445H/011/25."
  3. [S12] Information supplied by Florence Minnie Topping (52 West Way, Hangleton, Hove, Sussex, England) to Geoffrey Barber (Subiaco, WA, Australia), September 1988.
  4. [S15] International Genealogical Index (IGI) compiled by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1999 Edition (1999) "Place: Fletching, Sussex, England; Date Range: 1618 - 1878; Film Number: 1067170."
  5. [S13] General Register Office: Indexes to Birth, Marriages, Deaths, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Uckfield Reg District Vol 2b Page 222."

Florence Minnie Langridge

b. 1 November 1908, d. 19 February 1991
FatherGeorge Taylor b. 5 Mar 1877, d. 25 Mar 1968
MotherSarah Jane Gurr b. 30 Aug 1869, d. 13 Oct 1942
     Florence Minnie Langridge was born on 1 November 1908 at Kemptown, Brighton, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of George Taylor and Sarah Jane Gurr.
Florence Minnie Langridge was also known as Minnie.
Florence Minnie Langridge married Gordon Septimus Topping on 26 April 1936 at Brighton, Sussex, England.2
As of 26 April 1936, her married name was Topping.
In September 1988 Florence Minnie Langridge lived at 52 West Way, Hangleton, Hove, Sussex, England.
Florence Minnie Langridge died on 19 February 1991 at Hove, Sussex, England, at age 82.3
Her body was cremated on 27 February 1991 at Downs Crematorium, Brighton, Sussex, England.
I visited Minnie when I was in England in September 1988 and found her to be a very friendly person. She was living by herself at 52 West Way, Hangleton, Hove, Sussex. She told me a lot of information about George Taylor and showed me a number of newspaper cuttings and the riding whip he used in his cabbie days. She gave me a large photograph of Moses and Harriet Taylor, the only photograph we have of them (GGB).4

Family

Gordon Septimus Topping b. 26 Jun 1912, d. 19 Sep 1978
Marriage*
Florence Minnie Langridge married Gordon Septimus Topping on 26 April 1936 at Brighton, Sussex, England.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S142] General Register Office: Indexes to Births, Sep 1837-2006, "Oct-Dec 1908, Brighton, Vol 2b Page 181."
  2. [S143] General Register Office: Indexes to Marriages, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Apr-Jun 1936, Brighton, Vol 2b Page 576."
  3. [S141] General Register Office: Indexes to Deaths, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Feb 1991, Hove, Volume No: 18, Page No: 1219, Reg No: 291."
  4. [S14] Information supplied by Geoffrey Barber (Subiaco, WA, Australia),.

Gordon Septimus Topping

b. 26 June 1912, d. 19 September 1978
     Gordon Septimus Topping was born on 26 June 1912 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England.1
Note that date of birth is recorded as 22 June 1912 on Gordon's death certificate.
Gordon Septimus Topping married Florence Minnie Langridge, daughter of George Taylor and Sarah Jane Gurr, on 26 April 1936 at Brighton, Sussex, England.2
Gordon Septimus Topping died on 19 September 1978 at Lancing, Sussex, England, at age 66.3

Family

Florence Minnie Langridge b. 1 Nov 1908, d. 19 Feb 1991
Marriage*
Gordon Septimus Topping married Florence Minnie Langridge, daughter of George Taylor and Sarah Jane Gurr, on 26 April 1936 at Brighton, Sussex, England.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S142] General Register Office: Indexes to Births, Sep 1837-2006, "Jul-Sep 1912, West Derby, Lancashire, Vol 8b Page 488."
  2. [S143] General Register Office: Indexes to Marriages, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Apr-Jun 1936, Brighton, Vol 2b Page 576."
  3. [S141] General Register Office: Indexes to Deaths, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Jul-Sep 1978, Worthing, Vol 18, Page 2043."

Peter John Topping

b. 4 July 1937, d. 1 November 2008
FatherGordon Septimus Topping b. 26 Jun 1912, d. 19 Sep 1978
MotherFlorence Minnie Langridge b. 1 Nov 1908, d. 19 Feb 1991
     Peter John Topping was born on 4 July 1937 at Brighton, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Gordon Septimus Topping and Florence Minnie Langridge.
Peter John Topping died on 1 November 2008 at Brighton, Sussex, England, at age 71.

Citations

  1. [S142] General Register Office: Indexes to Births, Sep 1837-2006, "Jul-Sep 1937, Brighton, Vol 2b Page 336."

Lesley Christine Topping

b. 16 April 1950, d. 17 June 1979
FatherGordon Septimus Topping b. 26 Jun 1912, d. 19 Sep 1978
MotherFlorence Minnie Langridge b. 1 Nov 1908, d. 19 Feb 1991
     Lesley Christine Topping was born on 16 April 1950 at Brighton, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Gordon Septimus Topping and Florence Minnie Langridge.
As of 7 December 1966, her married name was Feest.
Lesley Christine Topping died on 17 June 1979 at Lancing, Sussex, England, at age 29.2

Citations

  1. [S142] General Register Office: Indexes to Births, Sep 1837-2006, "Apr-Jun 1950, Brighton, Vol 5h Page 126."
  2. [S141] General Register Office: Indexes to Deaths, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Jul-Sep 1979, Worthing, Vol 18 Page 2246."