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John BARDEN (1777-1855)

and Naomi BOORMAN (1778-1850)

 

John Barden and Naomi Boorman married by banns on 26 July 1801 in Burwash, Sussex.  The witnesses were James Leaney and Hab Wood.  The banns were published on 28 June and 5 and 12 July 1801 in Burwash.  John was a bachelor and Naomi a spinster and they were both of Burwash.  Before she married John Barden, banns of marriage were published at Burwash on 26 January and 2 and 9 February 1801, between Naomi Boreman and Richard Howe.  They were both single and both of Burwash.

John Barden was baptised on 14 March 1777 in Battle, Sussex.  He was the son of Thomas Barden (1740-1807) and Sarah Fuller (1745-1816).  John died aged 80 years on 1 February 1855 at Burwash and was buried with his wife in Heathfield, Sussex.  In 1851 John was a farmer of 94 acres employing 5 at Pugshole Farm, Burwash.

Amey Boorman was baptised on 16 August 1778 in Salehurst, Sussex.  She was the daughter of James Boorman (1740-1821) and Mary Jones (1742-1820).  She died aged 72 years on 24 January 1850 and was buried on 30 January 1850 in Heathfield, Sussex.  Her cause of death was Hepatic disease and jaundice.  Her death was registered on 2 February 1850 by Mary Barden.

 

John Barden and Naomi Boorman had 9 known children:

  1. Thomas Barden was baptised on 11 October 1801 in Burwash.  He died aged 66 years at Bearhurst in the parish of Stonegate and was buried on 14 November 1866 in Stonegate, Sussex.

    He married Jane Knight by banns on 29 April 1824 in Heathfield.  They were both able to sign their names.  The witnesses to the marriage were Joseph Balcomb (signed) and Elizabeth Barden (marked).

    Jane died aged 67 years at Bearehurst farm in the parish of Stonegate and was buried there on 17 August 1863.

    Thomas and Jane had 7 known children.  (They will have their own page.)

  2. Elizabeth Barden was baptised on 6 January 1805 in Burwash and her mother's name was then recorded as Amey.

    Elizabeth married Benjamin Lulham by banns on 24 May 1824 in Heathfield.  Benjamin was of Will...ham, Kent and signed his name, whilst Elizabeth made her mark.  The witnesses were Joseph Balcomb and Jane Lulham who both signed their names.

    Benjamin was born about 1803.  He died between 1851 and 1861.

    When the 1841 census was recorded the couple and 8 children were living in the High Street in Mayfield.  Benjamin was then an agricultural labourer.  By 1851 the family had moved to Heathfield.  John was then a 48 year old agricultural labourer, and like his wife, gave his place of birth as Burwash.  In 1861 Elizabeth was a 55 year old widow living at Mount Pleasant in Heathfield.  She was then a farmer of 55 acres of land.

    Benjamin and Elizabeth had the following children:

    1. George Lulham was born about 1826 in Heathfield, Sussex.  In 1861 he was an unmarried 35 year old gardener living at home with his mother.

    2. Eliza Lulham was born about 1826 in Warbleton, Sussex.  In 1841 she was 15 years.  The 1851 census records that she was an unmarried 24 year old dressmaker living at home with her parents.  Eliza married Henry Covell.

    3. Elizabeth Lulham was born about 1828.  She was 13 years old in 1841.

    4. Benjamin Lulham was born about 1830 in Rotherfield, Sussex.  He was 11 years old in 1841.  In 1851 he was a 20 year old agricultural labourer.

    5. Thomas Lulham was born about 1832 in Rotherfield.  In 1841 he was 9 years old.  He was an 18 year old agricultural labourer in 1851

    6. Ellen Lulham was baptised on 8 December 1833 in Rotherfield, Sussex.  She was 7 years old in 1841.

    7. Mary Jane Lulham was baptised on 16 August 1835 in Rotherfield.  The 1841 census records that she was 5 year old Jane Lulham.  In 1851 Mary was a 14 year old scholar.

    8. John Lulham was born about 1838 in Heathfield.  In 1841 he was 3 years old.  He was a 13 year old scholar in 1851.

    9. Harriet Lulham was born about 1839 in Mayfield.  In 1841 she was 2 years old.  She was an 11 year old scholar in 1851.  Harriet married George Plumb.

    10. Frances Lulham was baptised on 17 October 1841 in Mayfield, Sussex.  In 1851 she was a 9 year old scholar.  She married Robert Chandler.

    11. William Henry Lulham was born about 1844 in Heathfield.  He was a 6 year old scholar in 1851.  In 1861 he was 15 years old and living with his mother and brothers.

    12. Leonard Lulham was born about 1847 in Heathfield.  In 1851 he was 3 years old.  he was 13 years old in 1861.

  3. John Barden was born on 12 April 1808 in Etchingham and baptised on 29 May 1808 in Burwash.  He died in 1875.

    John married Sarah by banns on 7 September 1831 in Heathfield.  Her name was recorded as Sarah Harmer Mepham, but she signed as Sarah Mepham Harmer.  John also signed his name and they were both then of Heathfield.  The witnesses to the marriage were George Haffenden (marked) and Charlotte Noakes (signed).

    Sarah was born about 1809 in Heathfield and died in 1883.

    In 1851 John and family were living at Bohemia, Heathfield and he was an agricultural labourer.

    John and Sarah had 9 known children.  (They will have their own page.)

  4. Sarah Barden was born on 18 April and baptised on 20 May 1810 in Burwash.

  5. James Barden was born on 1 May and baptised on 31 May 1812 in Burwash.  He married Mary Barrow in 1835.  (They have their own page.)

  6. Mary Barden was baptised on 31 October 1813 in Burwash.

    Mary married George Haffenden by banns on 14 December 1832 in Heathfield.  They were then both of Heathfield and both signed their names.  The witnesses were Thomas Howell (signed), Elizabeth Lulham (marked) and Benjamin Lulham (signed).

    George was baptised on 28 April 1811 in Heathfield and was the son of John Haffenden and Ann Edwards.

    George and Mary had 3 known children:

    1. John Haffenden

    2. George Haffenden

    3. Mary Haffenden

  7. Ann Barden was baptised on 10 March 1816 in Etchingham.

    Ann married James Russell on 11 December 1834 in Heathfield.  The witnesses to the marriage were John Barden and Jane Barden.

    James was born about 1812 in Burwash and died in 1892.  Might he have been born on 27 April 1810 and baptised on 3 June 1810 at the Independent chapel in Heathfield, and have been the son of James Russell and Sarah?  James died on 18 April 1892 in the Ticehurst workhouse (ref. 1).

    The 1841 census records that the couple and their 3 daughters were living at Great Pound Farm in Burwash and James was a farmer.  In 1861 the family were living at Great Pound Farm in Burwash and James was a farmer of 14 1/2 acres.

    James and Ann had 12 known children:

    1. Mary Ann Russell was baptised on 25 January 1835 in Burwash.

    2. Thomason Russell (daughter) was baptised on 7 February 1836 in Burwash.  She was 5 years old when the 1841 census was recorded.

    3. Naomi Russell was baptised on 11 June 1837 in Burwash.  At the time of the 1841 census she was 4 years old.  She married Amos Jenner Akehurst on 25 December 1858 in Burwash.  He was then a bachelor of full age and a dealer of Burwash.  She was a full aged spinster of Burwash.  The witnesses to the marriage were Charles Jenner Akehurst and Elizabeth Jenner Akehurst.  Amos was the son of Edward Jenner Akehurst who was a labourer.

    4. Emily Russell was baptised on 26 May 1839 in Burwash.  In 1841 she was 2 years old.  She married James Braban on 26 May 1854 in Etchingham, Sussex.  He was then a 23 year old bachelor and labourer of Etchingham and she was a 16 year old spinster of Etchingham.  The witnesses to the marriage were George Pankhurst and Mary Ann Curtis.  James was the son of James Braban who was also a labourer.

    5. Adelaide Russell was baptised on 13 March 1842 in Burwash.

    6. Alfred Russell was baptised on 27 August 1843 in Burwash.  In 1861 he was 17 years old and the eldest of his siblings living at home.

      Alfred married Elmina or Elmenah who was born about 1846 in Heathfield.  When the 1881 census was recorded the couple and their children were living in Frys Hill Cottages in Burwash and Alfred was an agricultural labourer.  They had the following children:

      1. Benjamin Joseph Russell was born in Ticehurst, Sussex (as per the 1881 census) and baptised on 7 April 1867 in Burwash, at which time his father was a labourer.  He was a 14 year old agricultural labourer in 1881.

      2. Naomi Russell was born in Biddenden, Kent and baptised on 2 May 1869 in Burwash, at which time her father was a labourer.  She was a 12 year old scholar in 1881.

      3. Frances C Russell was born about 1870 in Burwash.  She was an 11 year old scholar in 1881.

      4. Charley Russell was born about 1872 in Brightling, Sussex.  He was a 9 year old scholar in 1881.

      5. Chapel J Russell was born about 1874 in Brightling.  He was a 7 year old scholar in 1881.

      6. Elizabeth A Russell was born about 1878 in Lydd, Kent.  She was 3 years old at the time of the 1881 census.

      7. Emily M Russell was born in 1880 in Burwash.  She was 10 months old when the 1881 census was recorded.

    7. Tilden Russell (son) was born about 1846 in Burwash.  He was 15 years old in 1861.

    8. Alexander Russell was born about 1848 in Burwash.  In 1816 he was 13 years old.

    9. Victory Russell (daughter) was born about 1852 in Burwash.  She was a 9 year old scholar in 1861.

    10. Agnis Russell was born about 1854 in Burwash.  In 1861 she was a 7 year old scholar.

    11. Caroline Annie Russell was born on 25 February 1858 in Burwash.  When the 1861 census was recorded she was 3 years old.  Caroline married Albert Comper on 29 January 1880 in Tunbridge Wells.  Albert was born on 27 September 1849 in Pulborough, Sussex and was the son of James Comper  (1812-?) and Ann Hunt (1815-?).  He died in 1926.  (Many thanks to Terrie for Albert and Caroline's dates of birth and marriage.)

  8. Jane Barden was baptised on 12 July 1818 in Etchingham.

    Jane married Samuel Cornford on 4 December 1838 in Heathfield.  At the time of their marriage Samuel was a farmer of Warbleton and Jane a spinster of Heathfield.  They were both able to sign their names.  The witnesses were Benjamin Lulham and Thomas Barden, who also both signed their names.

    Samuel was the son of Samuel Cornford who was also a farmer.

  9. Edward Barden was baptised on 4 August 1822 in Heathfield.  He died in 1870.

    Edward married Susan Relfe on 8 March 1843 in Heathfield.  At the time of their marriage they were both minors and both able to sign their names.  The witnesses were James ? (signed) and Harriet Relfe (marked).

    Susan was the daughter of James Relfe.

    Edward and Susan had 10 known children.  (They will have their own page.)

 

I am grateful to other Barden and Boorman researchers who have passed on details about the folk on this page.

Thank you one and all.

 

Ref. 1 - Terrie, who has a copy of James's death certificate.

 

BARDEN          BOORMAN

This page was reviewed on 8 April 2012