Ancestors of Mandy Willard
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and Emily FORD (1852-1916)
Henry Barham and Emily Ford married in the second quarter of
1872 in the Ticehurst registration district of Sussex. (They were not
my direct ancestors. Henry was the brother of my 2x Great Grandmother,
Henry Barham was baptised on 23 February 1851 in Wadhurst, Sussex.
He was the son of
Frances Dadswell (1812-1901). He died aged 74 years at The
Laurels in Stonegate and was buried in the parish on 21 November 1925.
In an article written in 1914 (SAC vol.56) he was described as of
Stonegates, Ticehurst, third son of the late Nicholas Barham of
Whitegates, and being descended from Thomas Barham, younger brother
of William Barham of Snape.
Emily Ford was born about 1852 in Ticehurst. She died aged 64
years and was buried on 24 February 1916 in Stonegate.
When the 1881 census was recorded the family were living in Ticehurst.
In 1891 they were living in Stonegate Cottage, Ticehurst and Henry was a
wheelwright and blacksmith. They were still living in Ticehurst in
1901 at Stonegate Cottage and Henry was a coach builder.
Henry Barham and Emily
Ford had 5 known children:
Henry Barham was born in the fourth quarter of 1872 in Stonegate,
Ticehurst, and baptised at the Stonegate parish church on 22 December
1872, at which time his father was a wheelwright of Stonegate. He
was an 18 year old wheelwright in 1891 and living at home.
Henry married Beatrice Miriam Sharpe in 1892. She was born
about 1871/2 in Croydon, Surrey. Beatrice Mirian Barham died
aged 80 years in The Village and was buried on 28 July 1952 in Stonegate.
In 1901 Henry was a coach builder living at Cottenden, Ticehurst along
with his wife and 3 children.
Henry and Beatrice had the following known children:
Henry Clement Barham was born about 1893 in Etchingham, Sussex.
He died aged 95 years at Greenacres, Cottenden Road, Stonegate and his
ashes were buried on 7 September 1988. The 1901 census records
that he was 8 year old Clement Barham.
Henry married Gertrude Baker by banns on 31 December 1918 at
Stonegate. He was then a 25 year old bachelor and Lieutant with
the Sherwood Forresters. Gertrude was a 24 year old spinster of
Stonegate Farm. Her father was named as George Baker a
farmer. Henry's father was then a coachbuilder. The
witnesses to the marriage were Mabel Baker, Reginald Osbert
Barham, William Bernard Baker and Gertrude M.
Gertrude Barham was born about 1896 in Stonegate. She was 5
years old in 1901.
Reginald Osbert Barham was born about 1899 in Stonegate. He
was 2 years old in 1901.
Reginald married Ella Mary Luff by banns on 8 October 1924 in
Stonegate. He was then a 26 year old bachelor and railway clerk of
Stonegate. Mary was a 24 year old spinster and post office clerk
of Station House in Wadhurst. Her father was named as Edward
George Luff a station master. The witnesses to the marriage
were Edward Luff and Gertrude M. Barham.
Walter Barham was born in the third quarter of 1874 in Stonegate
and baptised in the Stonegate parish church on 11 October 1874, at which
time his father was a wheelwright of the parish. In 1891 he was a 16
year old blacksmith apprentice.
Walter married Roseina Ellis by banns on 30 August 1894 in
Stonegate. They were both aged 20 years and both single and both
signed their names. Walter was then a blacksmith. The
witnesses to the marriage were Mercy Brown, Clara Barham and
John Ellis. Rosina's father was then named as John Ellis
Roseina was born about 1874 in Eridge, Kent.
In 1901 Walter was a blacksmith living next door to his brother Henry at
Cottenden in Ticehurst along with his wife, 2 children and 20 year old
boarder Percy Packham.
Walter and Rosenia had the following known children:
Walter Barham was born about 1895 in Stonegate. He was 6
years old in 1901.
Emily Rose Barham was born about 1897 in Stonegate
She was 4 years old in 1901. Emily married James Standen by
banns on 26 April 1924 in Stonegate. He was then a 29 year old
bachelor and farm labourer of Willingden, Sussex. His father was
named as George Standen a farm labourer. Emily was a 27
year old spisnter and drapper's assistant of Stonegate. Her father
was then a blacksmith. The witnesses to the marriage were
Richard Standen, Walter Barham, Clara Barham and
Emily Barham was baptised on 1 October 1876 in Stonegate. Her
was father was then described in the baptism register as a wheelwright of
Stonegate. She died aged 1 year and was buried on 4 September 1877
Arthur Barham was born in the second quarter of 1880 in Stonegate,
and baptised on 30 May 1880 in the Stonegate parish church, at which time
his father was a wheelwright of Stonegate. He died aged 44 years and
was buried on 25 February 1925 in Stonegate. He was an 11 year old
scholar in 1891. In 1901 he was a 21 year old coach builder living
with his parents.
Arthur married Daisy Clara Rebecca Wilmshurst by banns on 3
February 1904 in Stonegate. They were both then aged 23 years, both
single and both signed their names. Arthur was then a coachbuilder.
The witnesses to the marriage were Clara Louisa Barham and John
William Finlayson. Her father was named as John Wilmshurst
Daisy Clara Rebecca Barham died aged 23 years and was buried on 17
December 1904 in Stonegate. She probably died in child birth, and
her probable son Arthur Barham died aged 13 days and was buried on
27 December 1904 in Stonegate.
Clara Louisa Barham was baptised on 8 October 1882 in Stonegate, at
which time her father was a wheelwright of Stonegate. She was 8
years old when the 1891 census was recorded. In 1901 she was 18
years old and living at home.
Clara married John William Finlayson by banns on 28 July 1904 in
Stonegate. He was then a 28 year old bachelor and joiner of 63
Balcombe Street, Dorset Square, London. His father was named as
Roderick Finlayson a butcher. Clara was a 21 year old spinster
of Stonegate. They both signed their names. The witnesses to
the marriage were E. A. Collins and J. J.
This page was reviewed on 8 April 2012