William BOURNER (1822-1899)
and Eliza TEDHAM (1819-?)
and Eliza Tedham married
in the second quarter of 1842 in the Battle, Sussex registration
district. (They were not my direct ancestors, but they were the 3x
Great Grandparents of my cousin Julie Willard.)
William Bourner was baptised on 19 May 1822 in Crowhurst,
Sussex. He was the son of
Peter Bourner (1793-1859)
and Benedicta Jane Holland
(c1795-1841). William died aged 76
years and his death was registered in the first quarter of 1899 in the
Battle registration district.
Eliza Tedham was baptised on 16 March 1819 in Warbleton,
Sussex. She was the daughter of John Tedham
(1782-1841) and Rosina Russell (1789-1877).
The 1851 census records that William was a 28 year old farmer of 56 acres
and living at Red Pale House Farm in Dallington with his 35 year old wife,
Eliza, and their 3 children. Also with the family on census night was
unmarried 25 year old Robert Tedham, a farm labourer, and
18 year old Henry Diprose who was a carter.
In 1861 the family were still living at Red Pale Farm in Herstmonceux Road,
Dallington. William was a 38 year old farmer of 60 acres and Eliza was
48. With the couple on census night were 4 of their children and 76
year old aunt Maria Sinden who was a widow and annuitant.
The next property on the census enumerators route at South Lane was occupied
by 24 year old Luke Tedham and his 20 year old wife
When the 1871 census was recorded the couple and their daughter Margaret
were living at Redpale. William was a farmer of 62 acres and Eliza was
55. Also with the family was 22 year old married visitor,
Charlotte A. Gadd and 12 year old farm servant
William Bourner and Eliza Tedham had 7 known children:
Peter Bourner was baptised on 12 March 1843 in Dallington.
He died aged 72 years and his death was registered in the first quarter
of 1915 in the Hailsham registration district.
He was 7 years old when the 1851 census was recorded. In 1861 he
was an 18 year old agricultural labourer on the farm and living with his
Peter married Charlotte Wood on 4 May 1863 in Bodle
Charlotte was born about 1844 in Warbleton and was the daughter of
When the 1871 census was recorded the couple and their 4 daughters were
living at Redpale in Dallington. Peter was then a 28 year old farm
servant/carter and Charlotte was 27.
Peter and Charlotte had the following children:
Kate Bourner was born about 1863 in Dallington.
She was a 7 year old scholar in 1871.
Jane A. Bourner was born about 1865 in
Dallington. She was a 5 year old scholar in 1871.
Rose Bourner was born about 1869 in Dallington.
In 1871 she was 2 years old.
Rhoda Bourner was born in 1871 in Dallington. At
the time of the 1871 census she was 2 months old.
was born in the third quarter of 1846 in Dallington, Sussex and baptised
there on 16 August 1846. He married
in 1867. (They have their own page.)
Charlotte A. Bourner was born about 1849
Rosey Maria Bourner was born in 1851 in Dallington.
She was buried on 19 September 1880 at Bodle Street Gree, Sussex.
At the time of the 1851 census she was 4 months old. The 1861
census records that Rosa Bourner was a 9 year old
Charles Bourner was baptised on 23 October 1853 in
Eleanor Bourner was born about 1856 in Dallington.
She was a 5 year old scholar in 1861.
Margaret Bourner was born in Dallington and baptised on
11 July 1858 in Bodle Street Green. She was buried on 11 April
1947 at Bodle Street Green.
This page was reviewed on 9 April 2012