At the time of the 1891 census, the couple were living at 7 Brunswick Court
in Brighton. Henry was then a 33 years old railway labourer and Sarah
was a 27 year old ironer. With them on census night were 5 of their
children and Sarah's sister, 17 year old Martha E.
Ovett who was also an ironer. By 1901 the
family had moved to 26 Carlton Row, Brighton. Henry was a 43 year old
general labourer and Sarah was still an ironer and she was then 37.
With them were 6 children.
Ovett was born on 6 August 1884 in Brighton, before her parents
married. Her father was apparently in the Army and stationed where
he was not able to get back home before her birth to marry Sarah.
The 1891 census records that she was a 6 year old scholar. The
1901 census described her as a step daughter and she was a 16 year old
charwoman. Both census recorded her surname as Ovett.
As Annie Elizabth Beck she married Robert George Winters
in the third quarter of 1906 in Brighton.
Eliza Back was born in the third quarter of 1885 in Brighton.
In 1891 she was a 5 year old scholar. The 1901 census records that
she was 15 years old and in domestic service. Emily lived with her
father and brother George on Lennox Street, presumably as a widow.
She was known as Aunt Emm, by the son of her sister Elsie, and she lived
in Crabtree Avenue, Hollingbury when she was very old.
As Emily Beck she married Henry
Fairhall in the fourth quarter of 1908 in Brighton.
They had the following children:
L. Fairhall was born in the first quarter of
1912 in Brighton.
Fairhall was born in the first quarter of 1915 in
Charles Fairhall was born on 11 April 1917 in
Brighton. He died aged 88 years in October 2005 in the Southwark
Fairhall was born in the third quarter of 1920 in Brighton.
Edward Fairhall was born on 22 August 1923 in
Brighton. He died there aged 77 years in March 2001.
W. Fairhall was born in the second quarter of
1925 in Brighton and died there in the first quarter of 1926.
Back was born in the first quarter of 1887 at 26 Carlton Row in
Brighton. He died aged 70 years at the general hospital in Brighton
on 23 November 1957. His cause of death was cardiac asthma, chronic
bronchitis, flu and rectal cancer. In 1891 he was a 4 years old
scholar. He was a 14 year old errand boy
Lankstead on 6 July 1912 at the registry office in Brighton. The
witnesses to the marriage R. H. Tully and S.
Naomi was born on 31 May 1890 at 2 Boston Street in Brighton and
was the daughter of Charles William Lankstead (his name was just
William on Naomi's birth certificate) and Mary (formerly Fox
nee Smith). Naomi died
aged 95 years on 25 January 1986 at 19 St. Andrew Road in Brighton.
Her cause of death was acute bronchopneumonia.
Henry and Naomi had the following children:
Henry J. Beck was born in the third
quarter of 1912 in Brighton.
Lillivan M. Beck was born in the third
quarter of 1913 in Brighton.
Henry C. Beck was born in the second
quarter of 1915 in Brighton.
Philip F. Beck was born in the first
quarter of 1917 in Brighton.
Veda E. Beck was born in the first quarter
of 1922 in Brighton.
Joyce E. J. Beck was born
in the first quarter of 1924 in Brighton.
William T. Beck was born in the fourth
quarter of 1928 in Brighton.
Edna P. Beck was born in the second
quarter of 1931 in Brighton.
Back was born on 2 June 1889 in Brighton. She died on 28 October
1944 in Brighton. At the time of the 1891 census she was a year old. She was an 11 year old at the time of the 1901
census and living with her parents and siblings.
Sarah married twice. Firstly
as Sarah Alice Beck to Robert
John Tully in the second quarter of 1908 in Brighton.
Robert John was born in the second quarter of 1886 in Brighton and was
the son of Robert Tully (1864-?) and Mary Jane
Williams (c1867-?). He was killed on active service
during WW1 on 17 August 1916. He was then said to be 34 years old
and a gunner with 65th Small Arms Ammunition Col., Royal
Field Artillery. At the time of his death, his parents were living
at 1 Lincoln Cottages in Brighton and his wife Sarah was living at 37
Holland Street, Brighton. When the 1901 census was recorded,
Robert was a 14 year old newspaper boy living with his parents at 42
Washington Street, Brighton. His father was then an ironmonger's
and Sarah had the following children:
Tully was born in the second quarter of 1914 in
B. Tully was born in the second
quarter of 1917 in Brighton.
married widower Arthur John Herridge in 1920.
born on 13 December 1888 in Brighton and died there on 21 April 1938.
He was the son of Arthur Herridge (1864-?) and
Ellen (c1866-?). At the time of the 1901
census he was 12 years old and living with his parents at 79 Whichelo
Street, Brighton. His father was then a house painter.
Arthur John had previously married Edith Tasker in the
third quarter of 1913 in Brighton.
Arthur and Sarah had the following children:
William Herridge was born on 7 December 1921
in Brighton. He died aged 82 years in January 2004.
Back was born and died in the second quarter of 1891 in Brighton.
The 1891 census records that she was a month old.
Back was born in the third quarter of 1893 in Brighton.
He was recorded as 6 year old George Back in the 1901 census and he
was living at home.
He may have married Charlotte Kay or Keay, or he may
have remained single.
Back was born on 20 November 1897 in Brighton. He died on 23
August 1991 in the USA. John was 3 years old at the time of the 1901
census and living at home. He was known as Jack and went to
Trinidad where he married Joy Gregorio in 1921. They had 4
married Ivy Gregoria, a native of Maderia in Trinidad,
in 1921. He was employed by BP Tar Sands after coming out of the
army. They had 4 daughters:
Back was born in the third quarter of 1902 in Brighton.
Back was born on 15 August 1904 in Brighton and died there
aged 80 in January
1985. She was known as Aunt Triss, by the son of her sister Elsie,
and lived at 29 Dewe Road. She was a happy and jolly person.
George Walter Stepney in the third quarter of 1929 in
had 3 children:
Back was born on 13 June 1909 in Brighton.
She died on 24 January 1994 in Croydon.
Elsie married twice, firstly to Ernest F. Trott
in the first quarter of 1927 in Brighton. He also went by the name of Sweetman.
He may have been born in the first quarter of 1906 in Brighton and his
birth may have been registered as Ernest Frederick Trott.
Ernest and Elsie had 3 children:
Elsie then married Deric W. J. Nitsche
in the third quarter of 1947.
Deric William J. Nitsche was born on
30 April 1915 in Stockwell Road, Brixton, over what was to become Pride
& Clarke Motorcycles. He died in the first quarter of 1978 in the Lambeth
registration district. Derek was the son of
Dorothy Barbara Weekes
worked as a chef/cook in a London Hotel. The family went to Germany
and remained there,
although Derek came back to England and lived in Brighton, possibly with
his mother's family. His mother wrote to him from Germany up until
Deric and Elsie had twin