Charles Burchall was
baptised on 5 July 1818 in West Chiltington. He died aged 62 years
and was buried on 15 July 1880 in Horsham.
Charles married twice, firstly to Jane Killner by banns
on 21 October 1850 in Horsham. He was then a bachelor and labourer
and she a spinster. Their fathers were named as Henry
Burchall and John Killner who were both
labourers. The witnesses to their marriage were Mary
Burchall and R. Collins.
Jane was baptised on 2 March 1828 in Horsham and was the daughter of
John Killner (1804-1886) and Ann Penfold.
She died aged 25 years on 21 October 1850 and was buried in Southwater
Jane had the following daughter before she married:
Betsey Killner was baptised on 23 May 1847 in
Horsham. She married James Cheal on 12 June
1869. He was born in East Grinstead in 1842 and was the son of
Henry Cheal and Elizabeth Hudson.
In 1851 the couple and daughter, 4 year old Elizabeth Killner
were living at Pinkhurst in Slinfold. Charles was a 32 year old
agricultural labourer and Jane was 23.
As a widower Charles married Eliza Belton, widow
on 8 April 1855 in Horsham. He was then a 37 year old
labourer and she was 40. Their fathers were named as
Henry Burchell and Richard Tickner who
were both labourers. The witnesses to their marriage were
Eliza Briggs and R. Collins.
Eliza was born about 1812-5 in Sutton, Surrey. As Eliza
Tickner she married George Belton on 30
January 1831 in Merstham, Surrey.
When the 1861 census was recorded the couple and their 7 year old
Belton, were living at Pond Cottage in Barlavington.
Charles was then a 42 year old agricultural labourer and Eliza was 46.
Also with them were 2 lodgers, namely Frederic Voller
aged 27 and 22 year old William Redman.
In 1871 the couple and their 17 year old granddaughter Eliza,
were living at Roughy Place, Crawley Road, Horsham. Charles was
then a 53 year old farm bailiff and Eliza was said to be 59. Also
with them was 22 year old boarder, James Horton.