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Thomas BOURNE (1769-1845)

and Sarah NOAKES (1774-1848)

 

Thomas Bourne and Sarah Noakes married on 22 April 1800 in Heathfield, Sussex.  He was then of Brightling and she of Heathfield.  They both signed their names.  The witnesses to the marriage were Ann Ashdown and Robert Marchant who both signed their names.  Thomas and Sarah were married by the vicar, R. Constable.  (They were not my direct ancestors.  Thomas was the brother of my 4x Great Grandfather, John Bourne.)

Thomas Bourne was baptised on 15 October 1769 in Hellingly, Sussex.  He was the son of Thomas Bourne (1746-1801) and Ann Gibson (1747-1801).  He died aged 76 years and was buried on 12 March 1845 in Ninfield, Sussex.

Sarah Noakes was baptised on 8 December 1774 in Brightling, Sussex.  She was the daughter of Thomas Noakes and Ann Buss (1746-?).  She died aged 73 years and was buried on 5 March 1848 in Ninfield.

When the 1841 census was recorded Sarah was living in Ninfield along with 6 year old Reuben Bourne.  Thomas was not at home of census night.

 

Thomas Bourne and Sarah Noakes had 6 known children:

  1. Thomas Bourne was baptised on 4 October 1801 in Brightling.  He died aged 45 years and was buried on 4 March 1847 in Ninfield.

    Thomas married Mary Elliott by banns on 25 April 1832 in Ninfield, Sussex.  They were both then of Ninfield and both signed their names.  The witnesses to the marriage were Samuel Elliott and Ann Elliott who also both signed their names.  They were married by the curate, John George Ash.

    Mary was baptised on 4 September 1799 in Dallington and was the daughter of Samuel Elliott and Margaret.  She was a 51 year old widow when the 1851 census was recorded and she was living in Lower Street, Ninfield along with 89 year old widow Ruth Sheather.

    When the 1841 census was recorded the family were living in Lower Street, Ninfield and John was a carrier.  Both John and Mary were said to be 40 years old.

    Thomas and Mary had 4 known children:

    1. Thomas Alfred Bourne was baptised on 28 October 1832 in Dallington.  Thomas Bourne was 8 years old in 1841.  In 1851, 19 year old Alfred Bourne was living in Gardner Street, Herstmonceux in the home of Henry Holland, where he was an assistant in the shop.

    2. Ann Bourne was baptised on 7 December 1834 in Dallington.  In 1841 she was 6 years old.  She was an 16 year old house servant in 1851 living in Lower Street, Ninfield in the home of George Davey and his family.

    3. Jane Bourne was baptised on 5 April 1840 in Ninfield, at which time her father was a carrier of Ninfield.  She died aged 6 months and was buried on 11 July 1840 in Ninfield.

    4. Mary Bourne was baptised on 15 October 1843 in Ninfield, at which time her father was a carrier of Ninfield.  When the 1851 census was recorded she was a 7 year old visitor in the home of John Haselden and his wife Lavinia in Pleasurefield, Ashburnham.  (John had married Lavinia Elliot on 2 November 1831 at All Saints in Hastings, Sussex.  She was baptised on 31 May 1804 and was the daughter of Samuel Elliott and Margaret.)

  2. Ann Bourne was baptised on 22 April 1804 in Brightling.

  3. John Bourne was baptised on 7 September 1806 in Brightling.

  4. Jane Bourne was baptised on 1 January 1809 in Brightling.

  5. Martha Bourne was baptised on 20 June 1813 in Ninfield, at which time her father was a farmer of Ninfield.  She died aged 39 years and was buried on 18 October 1852 in Ninfield.

  6. Benjamin Bourne was baptised on 15 September 1816 in Ninfield, at which time his father was a farmer of Ninfield.

    Benjamin married Susan Hedger on 16 June 1839 in Ninfield.  He was a 23 year old labourer of Ninfield and she a 32 year old maid servant also of Ninfield.  They both signed their names.  Their fathers were named as Thomas Bourne a labourer and Michael Hedger a labourer.  The witnesses to the marriage were Albert Holland and Jane Holland, who both signed their names.  They were married by the vicar, John Phillips.

    Susan was baptised on 15 March 1807 in Eastbourne, Sussex and was the daughter of Michael Hedger and Mary Young.

    When the 1841 census was recorded the couple and their baby daughter were living at ---sons Farm in Ninfield and Benjamin was an agricultural labourer.

    Benjamin and Susan had 3 known children:

    1. Sarah Bourne was baptised on 24 January 1841 in Ninfield.  She was 5 months when the 1841 census was recorded.

    2. Benjamin Bourne was born on 1 January and baptised on 29 January 1843 in Ninfield.  Benjamin married Harriet Stubberfield on 27 December 1869 in Wartling.  She was born there in about 1845.  In 1881 the family were living in a cottage in Ninfield and Benjamin was a 40 year old grocer.  Benjamin and Harriet had 4 known children:

      1. Fred Bourne was born about 1872 in Ninfield.  In 1881 he was a 9 year old scholar.

      2. Grace Bourne was born in the third quarter of 1873 in Ninfield.  In 1881 she was a 7 year old scholar.  She married Ernest Austin Collett in 1896.  He was born about 1868 in Gloucestershire.

      3. Hanna Bourne was born about 1875 in Ninfield.  She was a 6 year old scholar in 1881.

      4. Lilian Bourne was born about 1880 in Ninfield.  She was a year old when the 1881 census was recorded.

    3. Elizabeth Bourne was baptised on 20 April 1845 in Ninfield.

 

 

1841 census - Hellingly, Sussex (HO107/1114/11, folio 24, page 7)

Thomas Bourne, 70, Ag Lab, born in Sussex

George Bourne, 30, Ag Lab, born in Sussex

James Woodgate, 30, Ag Lab, born in Sussex

Sophia Bennett, 20, F.S., born in Sussex

 

BOURNE          NOAKES

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