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William BARROW (1777-1862)

and Lucy DEARING (1783-1859)

 

William Barrow and Lucy Dearing married by banns on 25 December 1801 at the parish church of All Saints in Heathfield, Sussex.  He was then described as a bachelor and the son of Joseph whilst she was a spinster and the daughter of John.  (They were not my direct ancestors.  William was the Grand Nephew of my 6x Great Grandmother, Frances Monk.)

William Barrow was baptised on 28 November 1777 in Heathfield.  He was the son of Joseph Barrow (1739-1812) and Sarah Eastwood (1740-1811).  He died on 27 October 1862 at Funnel's Farm in Heathfield.  He was a farmer and brickmaker.

Lucy Dearing was baptised on 2 November 1783 in Heathfield.  She was the daughter of John Dearing and Susannah Harmer.  Lucy died on 21 July 1859 in Heathfield.

At the time of the 1841 census the family were living at Runt and Ton in Heathfield and William was a farmer.  Also with them of census night was 15 year old David Holland and 2 year old John Barden.  In 1851 the family were living at Old "Runt and Ton" and William was a 73 year old brickmaker and farmer of 100 acres employing 4 labourers.  Also with them at that time were 26 year old Thomas Holland and 12 year old Thomas Harmer who were both farm servants, and 15 year old house servant Charity Clarke.  When the 1861 census was recorded, 83 year old William Barrow was living in Runt and Ton Road in Heathfield and he was a retired farmer and brickmaker.  Also living with him then was his widower son Richard Barrow and 2 grandsons.

 

William Barrow and Lucy Dearing had 10 known children:

  1. George Barrow was baptised on 31 March 1803 in Heathfield.

    George married Frances Haffenden by banns on 7 June 1831 in Heathfield.  They were then both of Heathfield.

    At the time of the 1841 census the couple were living at Stuckles in Heathfield and George was a farmer.  They were still at Stuckles when the 1851 census was recorded and 50 year old George was a farmer of 12 acres.  Frances was then 51 years old and gave her place of birth as Heathfield.  By 1861 the couple had moved to Near Monkhurst in Heathfield and George was a farmer of 21 acres.  James Haffenden, a 72 year old widower was then living at the same property or next door.

  2. James Barrow was baptised on 5 May 1805 in Heathfield.

    James married Mary Myrtilla Beal by banns on 24 December 1832 in Warbleton, Sussex.  He was then a bachelor and she a spinster and they were both of Warbleton.  The witnesses to the marriage were Richard Barrow and Mary Upfield.

    When the 1841 census was recorded the couple were living in West Street, Heathfield and James was a cordwainer.  They were then living in the same property or next door to the family of his Aunt Jane Barrow.

  3. William Barrow was born about 1807 in Heathfield and died on 3 April 1855.

    William married Hannah Edwards by banns on 4 November 1835 in Burwash.  He was then a bachelor and she a spinster and they were both of Burwash.

    William and Hannah had the following known children:

    1. William Barrow was born on 8 September 1839 in Burwash.  In 1861 he was a 19 year old agricultural labourer living with his paternal grandfather in Heathfield.  William as then an agricultural labourer.

    2. George Barrow was born on 25 September 1841 in Burwash.

    3. Richard Barrow was born on 13 March 1844 in Burwash.

    4. Samuel Barrow was born about 1846 in Burwash.

    5. James Barrow was born on 4 November 1847 in Burwash.  In 1861 he was a 13 year old brickmaker's assistant living in Heathfield with his paternal grandfather.

  4. Jane Barrow was baptised on 8 April 1810 in Heathfield.  She may have married Reuben Russell by banns on 24 August 1832 in Burwash.  He was then a bachelor and she a spinster and they were both of Burwash.  The death of a Jane Russell was registered in the third quarter of 1839 in the Ticehurst registration district.

    Reuben may have been baptised on 3 June 1804 in Etchingham, Sussex, the son of Thomas Russel and Mary Dann.  But in the 1851 census he gave his place of birth as Burwash and he was then 46 years old.

    When the 1841 census was recorded, Rueben was an agricultural labourer living at Rye Green in Burwash, along with his 3 children, 13 year old servant Matilda Dann, and 2 agricultural labourers 15 year old William Mepham and 14 year old Joseph Mepham.  Also at Rye Green were Thomas Russell, a farmer and Mary Russell, who were both said to be 65 years old.

    Reuben and Jane had the following known children:

    1. Maholey Russell was born about 1831.  She was 10 years old in 1841.

    2. Sarah Russell was baptised on 29 December 1833 in Burwash.  She was 8 years old in 1841.

    3. George Russell was born about 1836.  In 1841 he was 5 years old.  He was a 15 year old carter boy in 1851.

    Reuben next married Harriet Pilbeam on 14 November 1844 in Southwick, Sussex.  When the 1851 census was recorded they were living in Pourtsmouth Lane in Lindfield, Sussex and Reuben was a gamekeeper.  Harriet was then 31 years old and gave her place of birth as Burwash.  Also with them on census night was Reuben's son from his previous marriage and 4 further children:  7 year old Hannah Russell, 4 year old Frederick Russell, 2 year old Matilda Russell and 6 month old Eliel Russell.

    Harriet was baptised on 29 July 1821 in Burwash and was the daughter of James Pilbeam (1789-1850) and Bridget Reeves.

  5. Richard Barrow was baptised on 14 June 1812 in Heathfield.

    Richard married Sarah Roades by licence on 18 November 1834 in Heathfield.  Their marriage licence was issued by the Archdeaconry of Lewes on 14 November 1834 and recorded that Richard was a bachelor aged 21 and a husbandman of Heathfield.  Sarah was a 21 year old spinster of Heathfield.  She died between 1851 and 1861.

    The 1851 census records that Richard and Sarah, together with their children were living in Warbleton, Sussex and he was a farmer of 36 acres employing 1 labourer.  Richard was a widower by 1861 and living with his father.  He was then an agricultural labourer.

    Richard and Sarah had the following known children:

    1. Mary Ann Barrow was born about 1836 in Warbleton.  She was 15 years old in 1851 and employed at home.

    2. George Barrow was born about 1839 in Warbleton.  In 1851 he was 12 years old and employed on the farm.

    3. Thomas Barrow was born about 1840 in Heathfield.  In 1851 he was 11 years old and employed on the farm.  He was a 21 year old servant in 1861, in the home of William Gosling at Prospect Place in Heathfield, where he was employed as an assistant grocer and draper.

    4. Elizabeth Barrow was born about 1844 in Heathfield.  She was 7 years old in 1851.

    5. Harriet Barrow was born about 1847 in Warbleton.  She was 4 years old in 1851.  In 1861 she was a 14 year old house servant living with her uncle and aunt, 60 year old John Gorringe who was born in Selmeston and 54 year old Mary Gorringe born in Heathfield.  (John Gorringe bachelor and miller of Hellingly married Mary Roades spinster of Heathfield by licence on 6 November 1829 in Heathfield.)  In 1861 the family were living next door to Henrietta Setford.

    6. William Barrow was born in 1850 in Warbleton.  When the 1851 census was recorded he was 6 months old.

  6. Mary Barrow was born on 16 October 1814 in Heathfield.  She married James Barden in 1835.  (They have their own page.)

  7. Rebecca Barrow may have been baptised on 22 December 1816 in Heathfield.  She was buried on 7 February 1873 in Heathfield.  Rebecca married John Harmer on 19 November 1837 at St. Thomas in Lewes, Sussex.

  8. Joseph Barrow was born about 1818-20.  He died on 8 April 1887 in Maynards Green, Heathfield.  When the 1841 census was recorded he was the eldest of his siblings living at home.

    Joseph married Mary Ann Piper on 6 May 1843 in Heathfield.

    When the 1851 census was recorded the family were living at Late Walnut's in Heathfield and Joseph was a farmer of 45 acres, employing 1 man and a boy.  Mary Ann was then 25 years old and gave her place of birth as Heathfield.  Also with them in 1851 was 15 year old brother-in-law,  William Piper and 21 year old servant William Mathis, who were both farm servants.

    Joseph and Mary had the following children:

    1. Joseph Barrow was born about 1848 in Burwash.  He was 3 years old in 1851.

    2. George Barrow was born about 1850 in Heathfield.  He was a year old in 1851.

  9. Elizabeth Barrow may have been baptised on 9 July 1821 in Heathfield.  She died on 2 December 1851 in Punnets Town, Heathfield.  In 1841 she was living with her parents.

    Elizabeth married Timothy Haffenden on 23 August 1841 in South Malling, Sussex.

  10. Stephen Barrow may have been baptised on 23 July 1826.  He was 15 years old when the 1841 census was recorded and living at home.  In 1851 he was the only one of his siblings living at home and he was then an unmarried 23 year old farmer's son.

 

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This page was reviewed on 8 April 2012