Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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Philip ALFREY (1823-?)

and Ann Card BOX (1824-?)


Philip Alfrey and Ann Card Box married on 25 March 1844 at St. Nicholas, Brighton, Sussex.  (They were not my direct ancestors.  Philip was the nephew of my 5x great grandmother, Ann Alfrey.  Ann was the great grand niece of my my 5x Great Grandfather, John Box.)

Philip Alfrey was baptised on 27 April 1823 in Brighton.  He was the son of James Alfrey (1783-?) and Ann Harris.

Ann Box Card was baptised on 18 January 1824 in Hartfield, Sussex (before her parents married).  She was the daughter of John Box (1804-?) and Lucy Card (1801-1866).

When the 1851 census was recorded the couple and 3 children were living at 10 Jubilee Place in Brighton.  Philip was a 29 year old journeyman's porter and Ann was 28.  He then said he was born in Brighton and she in Hartfield.

In 1861, Philip was a house painter and both he and Ann were said to be 38 years old.  They were living at 10 Apollo Terrace, Brighton, along with their 6 children.


Philip Alfrey and Ann Card Box had 9 known children:

  1. James Alfrey was born about 1844/5 in Islington, Middlesex.  He was a 6 year old scholar.  In 1861 he was a 17 year old servant in a gents family.

  2. Emma Elizabeth Alfrey was born in the second quarter of 1847 and died before 1901.  She was a 3 year old scholar in 1851.  She was a 13 year old scholar in 1861.

    Emma married George Henry Figg on 12 May 1867 at St. Nicholas in Brighton.  He was then 22 years old and she was 19.  Their fathers were named as Richard Figg and Philip Allfrey.

    In 1881 the family were living at 18 Boss Gardens, Brighton and George as then a general labourer.  He was born about 1846 in Brighton.

    They had 2 known children:

    1. Elsie Harriet Figg was born about 1879 in Horley, Surrey.

    2. Minnie Figg was born about 1886 in Brighton.

  3. Jane Alfrey was born in the third quarter of 1849 in Brighton and baptised at St. Nicholas on 16 December 1849 as Jane Louisa Allfrey.  At the time of the 1851 census she was a year old.  In 1861 she was an 11 year old scholar.

    Jane married William Pescott on 17 December 1870 at St. Nicholas, Brighton.  She was then 22 years old and he 23.  Their fathers were named as Ambrose Pescott and Philip Allfrey.

    William was baptised on 31 January 1847 in Amberly and was the son of Ambrose Pescott and Jane Ayling.

    William and Jane had the following known children:

    1. Ambrose Pescott was born about 1870 in Brighton.  He was an 11 year old scholar in 1881.

    2. William Pescott was baptised on 27 April 1873 in Portslade, Sussex.

    3. Ann Pescott was born about 1875 in Battersea.  She was a 6 year old old scholar in 1881.

    4. William Pescott was born about 1877 in Battersea.  In 1881 he was a 4 year old scholar.

    5. Agnes Jane Pescott was baptised on 9 May 1879 at All Saints in Lambeth.

      Agnes married her uncle by marriage, James Lelliott (1848-1924) in the second quarter of 1900 in the East Preston registration district.

      James was the son of Frances Elizabeth Lelliott (1829-1909) who was the daugther of Richard Lelliott (1799-1868) and Mary Ann Realf (1799-1869).

    6. Martha A. Pescott was born in 1880 in Lambeth.  She was a month old when the 1881 census was recorded.

  4. Ann Allfrey was born about 1852 in Brighton.  She was a 9 year old scholar in 1861.

  5. Henry Allfrey was born about 1854 in Brighton.  He was a 7 year old scholar in 1861.

  6. Mary Elizabeth Alfrey was baptised on 27 July 1856 in Brighton.

  7. Ellen Allfrey was born about 1859 in Brighton.  She was 2 years old at the time of the 1861 census.

  8. Louisa Alfrey was baptised on 4 May 1862 in Brighton.

    Louisa married Charles Edward Wilkins in the third quarter of 1885.

    Charles was born about 1864 in Brighton and was a builder's labourer in 1901.

    The couple had 5 known children:

    1. John Wilkins was born in about 1886 in Brighton.

    2. Elizabeth Wilkins was born in about 1888 in Brighton.

    3. Charles Wilkins was born in about 1890 in Brighton.

    4. Mary Wilkins was born in about 1893 in Brighton.

    5. William Wilkins was born about 1898 in Brighton.

  9. Fanny Allfrey was baptised on 22 May 1864 at St. Nicholas in Brighton.



1881 census - 8B Simpson Street, Lambeth (RG11/605, folio 95, page 51)

William Pescott, Mar, 33, Gen Laborer, born Amberley, Sussex, Deaf

Jane Pescott, Mar, 33, born Brighton, Sussex

Ambrose Pescott, 11, Scholar, born Brighton, Sussex

Anne Pescott, 6, Scholar, born Battersea, Surrey

Wm Pescott, 4, Scholar, born Battersea, Surrey

Agnes Pescott, 2, born Lambeth, Surrey

Martha A Pescott, 1mo, born Lambeth, Surrey


ALFREY          BOX