Roger/Pat's paternal great great great grandfather Roger/Pat's paternal great great great grandmother

UPLOADED 2 MAY 2017
Richard Thomas
married 20 October 1792, Ewhurst, Sussex to Philadelphia Parsons (Source SFHG Sussex Marriages database)


BORN c. 1771-1772 (aged 69 in 1841 census) in Sussex.

Baptised 1 September 1772 (information from Parish Registers supplied by Ruth Carter, Westfield Online Parish Clerk)

BORN c. 1769-70 (aged 70 in 1841 census, 81 in 1851 census, 93 in 1861 census), born in Beckley Sussex (1861 census)

Baptised (Sussex Family History Group database) Beckley, All Saints, 11 April 1773, John Parsons f, Martha m

DIED 16 October 1841, Westfield, aged 70, labourer. Cause of death: debility. "Philly Thomas" present at death

Buried 21 Oct 1841, Westfield, St John, aged 70

DIED 15 January 1863 (aged "95", so born c. 1768). Cause of death: debility. Ann Thomas (daughter in law) present at death (in Westfield)

Buried 20 Jan 1863, aged 95

OCCUPATION

1841 census: agricultural labourer

OCCUPATION

1841 census: none stated

1851 census: none stated

1861 census: none stated

ADDRESS

1841 census: Weald House, Westfield, Sussex

 

 

 

ADDRESS

1841 census: as husband

1851 census: aged 81, with son John and family at [Old] Workhouse. Not IN the workhouse. This is former workhouse

KNOWN CHILDREN

RICHARD private baptism 7 Feb 1793, received into Church 8 March 1793 (info, Ruth Carter)

HANNAH baptised 12 Oct 1794 (info, Ruth Carter); married James Weaver, 22 January 1816, Westfield

HENRY baptised 13 Feb 1797 (info, Ruth Carter). In 1841 census (aged 45 -- so born c.1796) agric labourer at Spray's Bridge, Westfield (a house built in 1691), married to Eliza (aged c.40), children in house: Eliza aged 15, Hannah aged 14, William aged 7, Harriet aged 3. Also, probably (info Ruth Carter), James, baptised 28 Nov 1819, Westfield/ son of Henry and Eliza Thomas


PHILADELPHIA private baptism 29 Dec 1799, received into Church 9 Feb 1800 (info, Ruth Carter). Aged c.40 in 1841, unmarried housekeeper at Redlays Farm, Westfield. MIGHT HAVE DIED 1846

GEORGE [private baptism 4 July 1802, received into Church 8 August 1802 (info, Ruth Carter)] aged "40" in 1841, so born c. 1801; Married to Sarah, 1841 living at Moor, Westfield, children George, 13; Sarah, 10;
1845 their daughter HONOUR born (born 5 Feb, baptised 14 March, Westfield; but buried 21 March 1845, "infant"

(1851 gives 48= c.1803). His son, also George aged 13 in 1841 and, aged 23, staying with James & Harriet Thomas in 1851, described as nephew. Also George senior has a daughter called Philladelphia [sic] and a son called James

HONOR baptised 6 Jan 1805 (info, Ruth Carter)

MARIA baptised 18 Jan 1807 (info, Ruth Carter)

CORDELIA baptised 16 July 1809 (info, Ruth Carter)

JOHN (great great grandfather) baptised 3 November 1811 (info, Ruth Carter)

 

PARENTS

Robert Thomas/Hannah Hook (-- info from Parish Register via Ruth Carter of Westfield, married Westfield, 4 November 1771

PARENTS

John Parsons/Martha Fuller
married 22 Apr 1772 Beckley

Martha Fuller MIGHT BE baptised Brede, St George, 28 Aug 1748 d of John Fuller/Eliz

Beckley baptisms:

Philadelphia 11 Apr 1773
Thomas Parsons 31 July 1774
John Parsons 14 Sep 1777
Walter 6 Feb 1780
Henry 7 April 1782
Richard 5 Feb 1786

   
   
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