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Robert DENYER (1795-1871)

and Charlotte BOXALL (1794-1867)

 

Robert Denyer and Charlotte Boxall married by banns on 24 July 1819 at the parish church of All Hallows in Tillington, Sussex.  He was then a bachelor from Woolbeding and she was a spinster.  The witnesses to their marriage were Henry Boxall and Elizabeth Bridger.  (They were not my direct ancestors.  Robert was the brother of my 3x Great Grandmother, Charlotte Denyer.)

Robert Denyer was baptised privately on 5 August 1795 in Woolbeding, Sussex.  He was the son of Thomas Denyer (c1749-1820) and Sarah Bull (c1750-1828).  Robert died aged 77 years in the Easebourne Union Workhouse and was buried on 3 May 1871 in Midhurst.

Charlotte Boxall was born on 16 June 1794 and baptised on 22 June 1794 in Tillington.  She was the daughter of John Boxall and Charlotte Gad.  Charlotte died aged 74 years and was buried on 5 May 1867 in Midhurst.  There was another Charlotte Boxall baptised on 26 June 1796 in Selham, Sussex the daughter of Henry Boxall and Elizabeth Goble.  But in the 1851 census Robert's wife Charlotte was 57 years old and gave her place of birth as Tillington, Sussex.

In 1841 the family were living at Marsh, Woolbeding.  When the 1851 census was recorded the family were living in Duck Lane, Midhurst and Robert was an agricultural labourer.  In 1861 the couple were living alone and still in Duck Lane.  By 1871 Robert was a widower living in the Workhouse in Easebourne.

 

Robert Denyer and Charlotte Boxall had 9 known children:

  1. Benjamin Denyer was baptised on 22 November 1819 in Woolbeding.

  2. William Denyer was baptised on 3 July 1821 in Woolbeding and buried there on 22 November 1827.

  3. Letitia Denyer was baptised on 22 March 1823 in Woolbeding.

    Letitia married William Mansbridge on 11 October 1840 in Singleton, Sussex.

    William was born about 1821 in Boarhunt, Hampshire.

    When the 1881 census was recorded the couple were living in a Cottage in Boarhunt and William was a labourer.  Letitia's place of birth was also given as Boarhunt in the 1881 census.  William and Letitia had the following children:

    1. Mary Anne Mansbridge was born in 1842 in Wanford, Hampshire.

    2. Sarah Mansbridge was born in 1844 in Warnford.

    3. William Mansbridge was born in 1849 in Meonstoke, Hampshire.

  4. Charlotte Denyer was baptised on 13 July 1824 in Woolbeding.  In 1841 she was 16 years old and the eldest of her siblings living at home.

    Before her marriage she may have had an illegitimate son:

    1. William Denyer was baptised on 31 May 1846 in Midhurst.

    Charlotte married Moses Lintott on 9 September 1848 in Woolbeding.

    Moses was born about 1795.  He died in 1851 in Midhurst.

    Moses and Charlotte had 2 known children:

    1. Moses Lintott was baptised on 28 January 1849 in Midhurst.  He died in 1883 in Westbourne, Sussex.  Moses married Mary Ann Nash.  Mary Ann was born about 1839 in Sussex.  Moses and Mary Ann had the following children:

      1. Mary J Lintott was born in 1876.

      2. Albert William Lintott was born in 1877 in Funtington.

      3. Henry Lintott was born in 1880 in Funtington.

    2. George Lintott was baptised on 27 July 1851 in Midhurst.

  5. Thomas Denyer was baptised on 19 September 1826 in Woolbeding.  He may also have been baptised there on 20 May 1827.  He was 14 years old in 1841.  In 1851 he was an unmarried 24 year old agricultural labourer and the eldest of his siblings living at home.

    Thomas married Jane Collins.

    Jane was born about 1821 in Bepton.

    Thomas and Jane had the following child:

    1. Emily Denyer was born in 1852 in Minstead, Sussex.

  6. James Denyer was baptised on 30 August 1829 in Woolbeding.  He was 12 years old in 1841.  In 1851 he was a 22 year old agricultural labourer living at home.

    James married twice, firstly to Frances Madgwick by banns on 5 November 1852 in Midhurst.  He was then a 24 year old bachelor and labourer and she a 22 year old spinster.  Their fathers were named as Robert Denyer and William Madgwick who were both of labourers.  The witnesses to their marriage were Henry Denyer and Caroline Madgwick.

    Frances died aged 27 years and was buried on 3 February 1853 in Midhurst.

    James next married Anne Street.

    Anne was born in 1835 in Milford, Surrey.

    When the 1861 census was recorded the couple and 2 children were living in Alverstoke, Hampshire, next door to the family of his brother Henry.  James was then a 32 year old railway labourer and Ann was 27.

    In 1871, the couple together with 4 of their children were living at 8 Back Street, Stedham.  James was a 44 year old agricultural labourer and Ann was 38.  Also with the family was unmarried 25 year old lodger, Dowler Archer and he was an agricultural labourer.

    James and Anne had the following children:

    1. Rhoda Denyer was born in 1856 in Witley, Surrey.  She was 4 years old in 1861.  In 1871 she was 15 years old.

      Rhoda married John Maslen in the fourth quarter of 1875 in the Droxford, Hampshire registration district.

      When the 1881 census was recorded the couple and 2 children were living at 11 Madeleine Terrace, Sheet in the parish of Petersfield.  John was a 30 year old gardener and gave his place of birth as Marlborough, Wiltshire.  Rhoda was 24 and said she was born in Witley.  Also with the family on census night was Rhoda's 13 year old brother Obed and 44 year married lodger John Kilpatrick who was a plumber.

      In 1891 the family were living at Lyons Farm Cottage in Sompting, Sussex.  John was a 39 year old gardener and domestic servant and Rhoda was 34.  With the couple were 6 of their children.

      By 1901 the Maslin family were living at Mount Pleasant in Worth, Sussex.  John was a 48 year old domestic gardener and Rhoda was a 44 year old laundress.  Four of their children with them on census night, along with 3 year old grandson Alfred Maslin and unmarried 21 year old boarder, Harry Norton who was a general labourer from Tunbridge in Kent.

      John and Rhoda may have had the following children:

      1. Mary Ann Maslen was born in the second quarter of 1876 in Petersfield and baptised there on 2 July 1876.  She was a 5 year old scholar in 1881.

      2. A daughter was may have been born and died in the fourth quarter of 1877 in the Petersfield registration district.

      3. Flora Maslen was born in the second quarter of 1879 in Petersfield.  She was 2 years old at the time of the 1881 census.  In 1891 she was an 11 year old scholar.  In 1901 she was an unmarried 21 year old living at home.

        Flora may have married Harry Norton in the second quarter of 1904 in the East Grinstead registration district.

      4. George Maslen may have been part of this family.  His birth was registered in the second quarter of 1880 in the Petersfield registration district.

      5. John Frederick Maslen was born in the third quarter of 1881 in Petersfield.  The 1891 census records that Frederick J. Maslen was a 9 year old scholar.

      6. Rosa Maslen was born in the second quarter of 1883 in Petersfield and baptised there on 5 August 1883.  She was a 7 year old scholar in 1891.  In 1901 she was a 17 year old general servant living in the home of Sidney Smith at Postland in Horsham, Sussex.

        Rosa may have married either George Hayter or Alfred Rice in the second quarter of 1905 in the East Grinstead registration district.

      7. Stephen James Maslen was born in the first quarter of 1886 in Wisborough Green, Sussex.  He was a 5 year old scholar in 1891.  In 1901 he was 14 years old.

      8. Harold Victor Maslin was born in the second quarter of 1888 in Wisborough Green.  He was 2 years old in 1891.  In 1901 he was 12 years old.

      9. Frances E. Maslen was born in 1891 in Sompting.  She was 2 or 3 months old when the 1891 census was recorded.  In 1901 she was 10 years old.

    2. Edwin Denyer was born in 1859 in Witley.  He was 2 years old in 1861.

    3. Frederick Thomas Denyer was born in 1862 in Forton, Hampshire and baptised on 26 April 1863 in Midhurst, at which time his father was a labourer.  In 1871 he was 9 years old.

    4. Charlotte Denyer was born in 1866 in Stedham.  She was 5 years old in 1871.

    5. Obed Denyer was born in 1868 in Stedham.  He was 3 years old in 1871.  In 1881 he was a 13 year old errand boy and his was living with the family of his elder sister, Rhoda.

      Obed married Flora Eva Stacey in the fourth quarter of 1889 in the Midhurst registration district.

      Flora Eva was baptised on 23 May 1869 in Milland and was the daughter of Alfred Stacey and Emma Berry.

      Obed and Flora had the following children:

      1. William Obed Denyer was born in 1893 in Compton, Sussex.

      2. Flora Ann Denyer was born in 1895 in Crawley, Sussex.

      3. Frederick James Denyer was born in 1898 in Crawley.

      4. Ernest Frank Denyer was born in 1899 in West Norwood.

    6. James Denyer was born in 1873 in Stedham.

    7. Letitia Denyer was born in 1876 in Stedham.

  7. George Denyer was baptised on 24 February 1831 in Woolbeding.  George married twice, firstly to Martha Wingham in 1852 and then Mary Ann Cannons.  (They have their own page.)

  8. Charles Denyer was baptised on 1 December 1834 in Woolbeding.  He may have died young as he was not living with his parents in 1841.

  9. Henry Denyer was baptised on 9 October 1836 in Woolbeding.  He was 4 years old in 1841.  In 1851 he was 14 years old.

    Henry married Sarah Wingham.

    Sarah was baptised on 9 July 1839 in Cocking and was the daughter of John Wingham (1798-1839) and Martha Marshall (1798-?).  In 1841 she was 2 years old and living with her mother and siblings in Mill Lane, Cocking.  When the 1851 census was recorded she was a 12 year old scholar and a visitor in the home of George Tiller, along with 52 year old widow M. Wingham, in Duck Lane, Midhurst.

    In 1861 the couple and young son were living in Alverstoke, next door to the family of his brother James.  Henry was then a 24 year old railway labourer and Sarah was 20 and they both said they had been born in Midhurst.  Also with them on census night were 2 lodgers, 26 year old unmarried Richard Taft and unmarried 33 year old William Munsay.

    Henry and Sarah had the following children:

    1. Benjamin Denyer was born in 1859 in Midhurst and baptised there on 27 October 1861, at which time his father was a labourer.  When the 1861 census was recorded he was 18 months old.

    2. Eliza Letitia Denyer was baptised on 27 October 1861 in Midhurst.

    3. Harry Denyer was baptised on 27 December 1863 in Midhurst.

 

My thanks to Simon Moss for additions to this page.

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This page was updated on 20 May 2012