Charles BOURNER (1891-?)
and Alice Lydia COOPER (1891-1988)
and Alice Cooper married
in the third quarter of 1913 in the Hailsham, Sussex registration
district. (They were not my direct ancestors, but they were the Great
Grandparents of my cousin Julie Willard.)
Charles Bourner was born in the first quarter of 1891 in Hellingly, Sussex.
He was the son of
Benjamin Bourner (1846-?) and
Ruth Honeysett (1848-?).
At the time of the 1891 census he was 2 months old and living with his
parents and elder brothers at Boship Cottage in Hellingly. When the 1901 census was recorded he was 10
years old and living with his parents at Churchyard in Hellingly. His
father was then an agricultural labourer. In 1911 he was a 20 year old
farm labourer and living with his parents in Hawks Road, Hailsham/Hellingly.
Alice Lydia Cooper was born on 8 July 1891 and baptised on
6 September 1891 in Lancing, Sussex. She was the daughter of
Albert Cooper (1853-?) and
(1861-1896). Alice died aged 97 years in November 1988 in Brighton.
When the 1901 census was recorded she was a 9 year old scholar and living
with her widower father and younger brother at Woodshill Cottages in West Chiltington,
Sussex. In 1891 her father was the publican at the Pad Inn in Lancing.
Charles Bourner and Alice Cooper had the following children:
was born on 1 January 1914 in the Hailsham registration district.
She married twice, firstly to
Harris in 1930 and then Stanley Herbert
Wakeling in 1950. (They have their own page.)
Ruth Bourner was born in the third quarter of 1916 in the
Hailsham registration district.
This page was reviewed on 9 April 2012