Ancestors of Mandy Willard
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and Elizabeth CAMPFIELD (?-?)
Nicholas Dadswell and Elizabeth Campfield
married by banns on 5 October 1791 in Rotherfield,
Sussex. They were both then of
Rotherfield. (They were not my direct ancestors. Nicholas was
the brother of my 5x great grandfather, Robert Dadswell.)
was baptised on 5 April 1766 in
Rotherfield. He was the son of
Dadswell (1723-1803) and
Oakill (1731-1800). His
death may have been registered in the second quarter of 1848 in the Uckfield
Elizabeth Campfield's date and place of birth/baptism are
unknown, to me.
When the 1841 census was recorded, Nicholas was a 75 year old farmer and
living at Sweethams in Rotherfield, along with his son James and
daughter Elizabeth Manktelow and her 5 children (John,
Richard, Charles, Phebe and Elizabeth), and Elizabeth Godley
22 and 4 year old Ann Godley.
Nicholas Dadswell and
Elizabeth Campfield had 3 known children:
David Dadswell was born in 1791 and died in 1792.
James Dadswell was born about 1793 in Rotherfield. His
death may have been registered in the first quarter of 1857 in the
Uckfield registration district.
In 1841 he was a 48 year old servant and living with his father.
The 1851 census recorded that James was the head of his household at
Sweethams. He was then 58 year old farmer of 60 acres, employing 1
labourer. It is difficult to tell whether he was unmarried or a
widower. Also with him was 1 year old son James Godley,
31 year old Elizabeth Godley who was his housekeeper,
65 year old unmarried agricultural labourer George Denkins,
sister Elizabeth Mankellow and nephews David
and James Mankellow.
James married Elizabeth Godley on 4 January 1852 in
Rotherfield. He was then 59 and she was 33. Their fathers
were named as Nicholas Dadswell and John Godley.
When the 1861 census was recorded, 43 year old Elizabeth
Dadswell was living at Slaffins Gill in Rotherfield, along with
11 year old son James Godley and 9 year old daughter
Catherine Dadswell who was an almschild.
Elizabeth was then employed in needlework.
Elizabeth was born on 9 July 1818 and baptised on 2 August 1818 in
Rotherfield. She was the daughter of John Godley
and Elizabeth Izzard.
James and Elizabeth had the following children:
Ann Godley was baptised on 11 September 1836 in
Rotherfield. Only her mother's name was recorded in the
baptism register. She may not have been a daughter of James.
James Godley was born about 1850 in Rotherfield.
Katherine Dadswell was baptised on 4 April 1852 in
Rotherfield. The baptism register noted that she was the
daughter of James Dadswell and Elizabeth.
Elizabeth Dadswell was baptised on 2 May 1802 in Rotherfield.
Her death may have been registered in the first quarter of 1863 in the
Uckfield registration district as Elizabeth Mankellow.
In 1841 she was 38 years old and living with her father. In 1851
she was 48 years old and living with her brother James. She was
then described as a pauper. When the 1861 census was recorded,
Elizabeth Mackelow was a 60 year old agricultural
labourer's widow and she was living at Coldharbour in Rotherfield.
With her was her daughter Elizabeth and 1 year old granddaughter
Elizabeth married David Manktelow.
David may have died between 1835 and 1841.
David and Elizabeth had the following children:
John Manktelow was born about 1820 in Rotherfield.
He 21 years old in 1841.
As John Mackelow he married Deliah Manser
on 25 October 1844 in Rotherfield. He was then 24 years old
and she was 20. Their fathers were named as David
Mackelow and Thomas Manser.
Deliah was baptised on 4 July 1824 in Rotherfield and was the
daughter of Thomas Manser and Anne Foster.
When the 1851 census was recorded the couple and 3 sons (David,
James and Thomas) were living at Sweethams in Rotherfield.
John was then a 31 year old stone mason and Deliah was 27.
Also with them was his 15 year old sister Elizabeth.
John and Deliah had the following children:
David Mackellow was born about 1846 in
Rotherfield. He was 5 years old in 1851.
James Mackellow was born about 1849 in
Rotherfield. He was 2 years old in 1851.
Thomas Mackellow was born about 1850 in
Rotherfield. He was a year old in 1851.
David Manktelow was born about 1823 in Rotherfield.
When the 1851 census was recorded he was a 28 year old mason and
living with his mother in the home of his Uncle James. In 1861
he was lodging with the family of his brother Richard and he was
then an unmarried 38 year old journeyman bricklayer.
James Manktelow was born about 1825 in Rotherfield.
In 1851 he was a 26 year old agricultural labourer and living with
his mother in the home of his Uncle James.
was born about 1827-8 in Rotherfield. He was 14 years old in
As Richard Mackellow he married Caroline
Pratt on 26 December 1846 in Buxted..
Caroline was baptised on 18 January 1829 in Rotherfield and was the
daughter of David Pratt (1793-?) and
Cordelia Caroline Crittall (1804-?). When the 1841
census was recorded she was 12 years old and living with her parents
at Little Warren in Buxted. Her father was then a farmer.
In 1861 the couple and 4 children (Harriet, Phebe, Eliza and Ellen)
were living at Sheep Plain in Rotherfield. Richard was then a 33
year old journeyman bricklayer and Caroline was 32. They both gave
their place of birth as Rotherfield. Also with the family was 5
year old niece
Naomi Streater who was born in Withyham and unmarried
38 year old lodger David Manktelow.
Richard and Caroline had the following known children:
Harriett Manktelow was
born about 1853 in Rotherfield.
She was an 8 year old scholar in 1861.
Phebe Manktelow was born
about 1855 in Rotherfield.
She was a 6 year old scholar in 1861.
Eliza Manktelow was born
about 1858 in Rotherfield.
She was 3 years old in 1861.
Ellen Manktelow was born
about 1860 in Rotherfield.
She was a year old in 1861.
Charles Manktelow was 12 years old in 1841.
Phebe Manktelow was baptised on 24 November 1833 in
Rotherfield. She was 7 years old in 1841. In 1851 she
was a 17 year old house servant in the home of 45 year old
William Dadswell and his wife Harriet.
Elizabeth Ann Manktelow was baptised on 30 August
1835 in Rotherfield. She was 5 years old in 1841. When
the 1851 census was recorded she was a 15 year old general servant,
living with the family of her brother John at Sweethams in
Rotherfield. In 1861 she was an unmarried 24 year old and
living with her mother.
This page was reviewed on 9 April 2012