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Henry BARHAM (1851-1925)

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, Frances Barham.)

Henry Barham was baptised on 23 February 1851 in Wadhurst, Sussex.  He was the son of Nicholas Barham (1814-1896) and 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:

  1. 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:

    1. 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. Barham.

    2. Gertrude Barham was born about 1896 in Stonegate.  She was 5 years old in 1901.

    3. 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.

  2. 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 a gardener.

    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:

    1. Walter Barham was born about 1895 in Stonegate.  He was 6 years old in 1901.

    2. 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 Beartris Stapley.

  3. 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 in Stonegate.

  4. 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 a gardener.

    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.

  5. 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. MacKenzie.

 

FORD          BARHAM

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