and Philadephia CORKE (1830-1869)
married on 8 April 1848 in Horsted Keynes, Sussex
(They were not my direct ancestors.)
William Botting was baptised on 9 January 1820 in Horsted
Keynes. He was the son of Mary Botting. The
baptism register noted that his mother was a servant. In 1841, William
was a 20 year old agricultural labourer living in the home of John
Blaber at Cinder Hill, Horsted Keynes. His mother may have
married Thomas Sherlock on 9 April 1823 in Horsted Keynes.
William died aged 68 years and his death was registered as William
Botting in the second quarter of 1888 in the Cuckfield registration
Philly Cork was baptised on 28 February 1830 in Horsted
Keynes, Sussex. She was the daughter of
Corke (c1800-?) and
Simmonds (1801-?). The baptism register noted that her
father was a broom maker from West Hoathly. When the 1841 census was
recorded she was 10 years old and living with her parents in West Hoathly.
Her father was then a lathe mender. She died aged 39 years and her
death was register as Phillis Botting in the third quarter
of 1869 in the Cuckfield registration district.
When the 1851 census was recorded the couple and their 3 month old son,
Henry, were living Church Street, Horsted Keynes. William was a 32
year old agricultural labourer, born in Horsted Keynes and Philadelphia was
21 and from West Hoathly.
In 1861 the couple and 4 children were living at Horsted Green Horsted
Keynes. William was a 41 year old agricultural labourer and gave his
place of birth as Horsted Keynes. Philadelphia was 31 and said she was
born in West Hoathly. With the family were 2 boarders, namely
Joseph Martin an unmarried 25 year and unmarried 21 year old
Edward Martin who were both agricultural labourers.
When the 1871 census was recorded, William was the head of his household but
absent on census night as he was on a visit to see his daughter. It
was said he was born at St. John's Common, Keymer, Sussex. Four of his
children aged between 7 and 14 were at home in Horsted Green, living next
door but one to Thomas Sherlock and his wife Mary
In 1881 William was a 61 year old widower and farm labourer. He was
living at Horsted Green with his daughters Barbary and Ann, and 21 year old
unmarried lodger Earnest Payne who was a sawyer from
and Philadephia Corke had 7 known children:
Henry Botting was baptised on 16 January 1851 in Horsted
Keynes. He married
Fanny Reed in 1877.
(They have their own page.)
Amelia Botting was baptised on 5 June 1853 in Horsted
Keynes. She was a 7 year old scholar in 1861. Amelia married
Jesse Funnell on 8 June 1872 in Horsted Keynes.
Barbara Botting was baptised on 6 July 1856 in Horsted
Keynes. She was 4 years old in in 1861. In 1871 she was a 14
year old housekeeper and the eldest of her siblings living at home.
The 1881 records that Barbary Carter was a 24 year old
widow and housekeeper, living with her father.
Ann Botting was baptised on 16 February 1859 in Horsted
Keynes. She was 2 years old in 1861. In 1871 she was a 13
year old nurse girl living at home. In 1881 she was an unmarried
22 year old domestic servant and living at home.
Mary Botting was baptised on 2 June 1861 in Horsted
Keynes. In 1871 she was a 9 year old scholar and living at home.
Mary married Sidney Potter (1860-1942).
William Botting was baptised on 16 February 1863 in
Horsted Keynes. He was a 7 year old scholar and living at home.
John Botting was baptised on 9 April 1866 in Horsted
Keynes and buried there on 13 April 1866.
This page was reviewed on 9 April 2012