and Martha WINGHAM (c1825-1870)
and Mary Ann CANNONS (c1844-?)
married twice, firstly to
Martha Wingham in the third quarter of 1852 in the Midhurst, Sussex
registration district. His father was named as Robert Denyer
on their marriage certificate. George next married Mary Ann Cannons
on 22 July 1871 in Chithurst, Sussex. (They were not my direct ancestors.
George was the
nephew of my 3x Great Grandmother, Charlotte Denyer.)
was baptised on 24 February 1831 in
Woolbeding, Sussex. He was the son of
(1795-1871) and Charlotte
Boxall (1794-1867). In 1841 he was 10 years. He was a 19 year old
agricultural labourer in 1851 living at home with his parents.
Martha Wingham was baptised
on 25 December 1823 in Heyshott, Sussex. She was the daughter of
John Wingham (1798-1839) and Martha Marshall
(1798-?). Her mother remarried in 1853 to Richard Curtis.
died aged 43 years (as per the GRO index) and her death was registered
in the first quarter of 1870 in the Midhurst registration district.
When the 1851 census was recorded, Martha was an unmarried 26 year old
general servant and living with her 3 children in the Easebourne workhouse.
She then gave her place of birth as Cocking.
Martha had the following children before her
George Wingham was baptised on 14 January 1844 in
Midhurst. He was a 7 year old scholar in 1851. The census
recorded his place of birth as Woolavington. George married
Jane Alice Tiller in 1878.
Ellen Matilda Wingham was born in the fourth quarter of
1847 and baptised on 27 October 1850 in Easebourne. In 1851 she
was 3 years old. The 1861 census records that she was 12 year old
Ellen had an illegitimate daughter:
Eliza Denyer was baptised on 1 January 1871 in
Tillington. It was noted in the baptism register that her
mother was from Stap Park.
Ellen married Thomas Dilloway in 1871.
Sarah Wingham was baptised on 27 October 1850 in
Easebourne. The 1851 census records that Henrietta Wingham
was 11 months old and living with her mother and elder siblings.
The 1861 census records that she was 10 year old Sarah
Denyer. Her birth was probably registered as
Henrietta Wingham in the second quarter of 1850 in the Midhurst
registration district. Sarah married William Lambert
on 29 March 1869 in Cocking.
Mary Ann Cannons was born on 28 September 1844 in Hawkley,
Hampshire and was the daughter of Sarah Cannons.
Before her marriage she had an illegitimate daughter:
Alice Mary Cannon was baptised on 30 October 1870 in
Iping. She was 7 months old at the time of the 1871 census.
The 1881 census recorded that she was 10 year old Alice Denyer and she was a scholar.
When the 1861 census was recorded George and Martha and their 6 children
were living in Stedham. George was then said to have been a 37 year
old labourer (i.e. born about 1824) and Martha was 36. He gave his
place of birth as Woolbeding and she as Cocking.
At the time of the 1871 census, George was a 38 year old widower and
labourer living on Chithurst Marsh in Chithurst, Sussex. With him were
his 5 sons and 27 year old housekeeper Mary Cannon and her
In 1881 George was a 49 year old farmer of 6 acres and general labourer,
living in Chithurst with his 36 year old wife, Mary, and 8 children.
George Denyer and Martha
Wingham had 7 known children:
Charles Denyer was born in March 1852 and baptised on
31 October 1852 in Midhurst. The baptism register noted that his
father was a bricklayer. He was an 8 year old scholar in 1861.
John Denyer was baptised on 30 July 1854 in Midhurst,
at which time his father was a labourer. He was a 6 year old
scholar in 1861. The 1871 census records that he was the eldest of
his siblings living at home and he was a 16 year old labourer. His
place of birth was then given as Hambledon, Surrey (which is near
Henry Denyer was baptised on 30 November 1856 in Stedham,
Sussex. He was a 4 year old scholar in 1861. In 1871 he was
a 14 year old labourer.
William Denyer was baptised on 16 October 1859 in Stedham.
At the time of the 1861 census he was a year old. He was 11 years
old in 1871.
Edward Denyer was baptised on 7 July 1861 in Stedham. He
died on 26 December 1940. He was 9 years old in 1871. In
1881 he was said to be a 17 year old general labourer and he was living
with his father and step mother.
Eliza Denyer was baptised on 23 October 1864 in Stedham
Joseph Denyer was baptised on 15 July 1866 in Stedham.
In 1871 he was 5 years old. He was a 14 year old general labourer
in 1881 and living with his father and step mother.
George Denyer and Mary Ann Cannons had 6 known children:
Robert Denyer was born in Chithurst and baptised on 21
January 1872 in Iping. In 1881 he was a 9 year old scholar.
James Denyer was born in Chithurst and baptised on 13
April 1872 in Iping. In 1881 he was an 8 year old scholar.
Laura Denyer was born in 1876 in Chithurst She
died in 1886 in Midhurst. When the 1881 census was recorded she
was a 5 year old scholar.
Arthur Denyer was born in 1877 in Chithurst. He
was a 4 year old scholar in 1881.
George Denyer was born on 6 August 1879 in Chithurst.
At the time of the 1881 census he was a year old.
George married Emily Porter.
Emily was born on 19 March 1877 in Liss, Hampshire. She died on 11
January 1928 at Beacon Hill, Hindhead.
George and Emily had the following son:
Wilfred James Denyer was born in 1905 in Steep,
Hampshire. He died in about 1975.
Wilfred married Lilian Pretoria Cave.
Lilian Pretoria Cave was born on 6 September 1900
in Chard, Somerset and was the daughter of Herbert Cave
and Mary Ann Dinham. She died in about 1974.
Ernest Denyer was born in 1886 in Chithurst.
This page was reviewed on 9 April 2012