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James DOWICK (1783-1853)

and Jane WORNER (1790-1873)

 

James Dowick and Jane Worner married by banns on 6 August 1810 in Upper Beeding, Sussex.  The witnesses to their marriage were Benjamin Blann and Elizabeth Blann.  (They were not my direct ancestors.)

James Dowick was baptised on 12 October 1783 in Pulborough, Sussex.  He was the son of John Dowick (1754-1807) and Avice Piper (1756-1832).  He died aged 70 years and was buried on 16 July 1853 in Pulborough.

Jane Worner was born about 1790 in Pulborough.  She died aged 83 years and was buried on 21 October 1873 in Pulborough.  The burial register noted that she was from Pickhurst in Pulborough.  Might she have been baptised as Jenny Warner on 7 February 1790 in Pulbrough, the daughter of Nathaniel Warner and Mary Scutt?

On 25 September 1843, a Jane Doick a witness to the marriage of John White and Hannah Greenfield.  John was a 51 year old bachelor and labourer and Hannah was a 53 year old widow.  Their fathers were named as Samuel White and John Winter who were both labourers.  The other witness was J. Overington Hannah White died aged 56 years and was buried on 2 June 1846 in Pulborough.

When the 1841 census was recorded the couple and 3 of their sons (John, James and Walter) were living in Stopham Lane, Pulborough.  James was a 57 year old agricultural labourer and Jane was 48.  The previous next door but one property on the census enumerators route was Newbridge at Coldharbour and that was occupied by 70 year old Nathan Warner who was a bargeman.  Next door to Nathan was the family of 60 year old William Hampshire.

In 1851 the couple and their youngest 2 sons were living in Pulborugh.  James was then a 68 year old agricultural labourer and Jane was said to have been 64.  They both gave their place of birth as Pulborough.

At the time of the 1861 census Jane Doick was a 72 year old widow and living in Lower Street, Pulborough along with her son James.  Their next door neighbours were the family of William Holder and his wife Esther.

The 1871 census recorded that Jane was an 80 year old widow and living in the Almes House in Church Place, Pulborough.

 

James Dowick and Jane Worner had 7 or 8 known children:

  1. Avice Doick may have been part of this family.  She died as an infant and was buried on 9 February 1812 in Pulborough.

  2. Harriet Doick was baptised on 4 July 1813 in Pulborough.  The baptism register noted that her father was a bargeman.

    Harriet married Thomas Hamshire by banns on 20 February 1830 in Pulborough.  He was a bachelor and she a spinster.  The witnesses to their marriage were John Greenfield and Harriet Greenfield.

    Thomas was baptised on 21 September 1806 in Fittleworth, Sussex and was the son of William Hampshire (1781-1875) and Ann Grant (1787-1863).

  3. Ann Doick was baptised on 7 April 1816 in Pulborough.  The baptism register noted that her father was a bargeman.  She died aged 88 years and her death was registered as Ann Marsh in the third quarter of 1904 in the Thakeham registration district.

    Ann married Edward Mersh by banns on 24 October 1835 in Pulborough.  The witnesses to their marriage were Fanny Mersh and James Overington.

    Edward Marsh was baptised on 5 July 1812 in Pulborough and was the son of Edward Marsh (1777-1861) and Ann Muggeridge (1781-1860).  He died aged 89 years and his death was registered as Edward Marsh in the second quarter of 1901 in the Thakeham registration district.

    In 1851 the couple and their 6 children were living at Pickhurst in Pulborough.  Edward Mearsh was a 38 year old agricultural labourer and Anne was 34.  They both gave their place of birth as Pulborough.  Also with them was unmarried 20 lodger George Smart who was an agricultural labourer.  (George was the son of George Smart and Esther Pledge.)

    The 1861 census recorded that the couple and 5 children were living at Pickhurst, Pulborough.  Edward was a 48 year old agricultural labourer and Ann was 45.

    When the 1871 census was recorded, Edward Marsh was a 58 year old agricultural labourer and Ann was a 54 year old nurse.  They were living at Pickhurst Cottage, Pulborough along with 2 of their children.  Also with them was 10 year old lodger and agricultural labourer, William Stringer.

    In 1881 the couple and their son Mark were still living at Pickhurst Cottage.  Edward Marsh was a 68 year old agricultural labourer and Ann was 64.

    At the time of the 1891 census, Edward Marsh was a 78 year old agricultural labourer and Ann was 75.  The were living at Pickhurst Cottage.

    When the 1901 census was recorded the couple were on parish relief and living at Pickhurst, Pulborough.  Edward was 88 and Ann was 84.  Also with them was the 61 year old daughter Mary Stone who was a widow.

    Edward and Ann had 11 known children:

    1. Edward Mersh was baptised on 15 May 1836 in Pulborough.  The baptism register noted that his father was a labourer from Hardham.

    2. Eliza Mersh was baptised on 17 December 1837 in Pulborough.  The baptism register noted that her father was a labourer.  She was 15 years old in 1851.

    3. Mary Marsh was baptised on 15 March 1840 in Pulborough.  The baptism register noted that her father was a farmer.  She was 11 years old in 1851.

      As Mary Marsh she married Jesse Mann Stone by banns on 4 October 1864 in Pulborough.  He was a bachelor and barge builder and she was a spinster.  Their fathers were named as John Stone a barge builder and Edward Marsh a labourer.  The witnesses to their marriage were Peter Wadey and Elizabeth Wadey.

    4. Jesse Mersh was baptised on 24 July 1842 in Pulborough.  The baptism register noted that his father was a labourer.  He was 7 years old in 1851.

    5. Elizabeth Mersh was baptised on 8 December 1844 in Pulborough.  The baptism register noted her father was a labourer.  The 1851 census recorded that Betsy Mearsh was 6 years old.  Elizabeth Marsh died aged 15 years and was buried on 6 June 1860 in Pulborough.  The burial register noted that she was from Pickhurst.

    6. Jane Mersh was baptised on 10 October 1847 in Pulborough.  The baptism register noted that her father was a labourer.  She was 3 years old in 1851.

    7. Sarah Mersh was baptised on 24 March 1850 in Pulborough.  The baptism register noted that her father was a labourer.  In the 1851 census it would seem she was 1 year old Jenny Mearsh.  When the 1861 census was recorded she was an 11 year old scholar and the eldest of her siblings living at home.

      As Sarah Marsh she married Frederick Chatfield by banns on 13 June 1868 in Pulborough.  He was a 24 year old bachelor and labourer and she was a 19 year old spinster.  Sarah's father was named as Edward Marsh a labourer.  Frederick's father was not named.  The witnesses to their marriage were Witfould Luxford and Ellen Chatfield.

    8. Ellen Mersh was baptised on 25 April 1852 in Pulborough.  The baptism register noted that her father was a labourer.  She was a 9 year old scholar in 1861.

    9. Kate Marsh was baptised on 12 November 1854 in Pulborough.  The baptism register noted that her father was a labourer.  She was a 6 year old scholar in 1861.

    10. Charlotte Marsh was baptised on 25 January 1857 in Pulborough.  The baptism register noted that her father was a labourer.  In 1861 she was 4 years old.  She was a 14 year old scholar in 1871.

    11. Mark Marsh was baptised on 30 May 1859 in Pulborough.  The baptism register noted that his father was a labourer from Pickhurst.  At the time of the 1861 census he was a year old.  He was an 11 year old scholar in 1871.  In 1881 he was an unmarried 21 year old agricultural labourer and living with his parents.

  4. Charles Doick was baptised on 28 March 1819 in Pulborough.  The baptism register noted that his father was a labourer.  He died aged 78 years and his death was registered as Charles Dowick in the first quarter of 1899 in the Steyning registration district.

    Charles married twice, firstly to Mary Ann Pinting by banns on 11 December 1841 in Pulborough.  He was a 21 year old bachelor and bargeman and she was a 25 year old spinster.  Their fathers were named as James Doick and George Pinting who were both labourers.  The witnesses to their marriage were Edward Mersh and Harriet Hamshire.

    In 1851 the couple were living in Pulborough.  Charles was a 32 year old bargeman and Mary was 37.  He gave his place of birth as Pulborough and she as St. John's in Lewes.

    Mary Ann was born about 1824 in Lewes, Sussex.

    Charles next married Mary before 1861.

    Mary was born about 1831 in Southwick.  She died aged 80 years and her death was registered as Mary Doick in the third quarter of 1912 in the Steyning registration district.

    When the 1861 census was recorded Charles was said to have been a 39 year old labourer, born in Pulborough.  He was living in Albion Street, Southwick, Sussex, along with his 31 year old wife, Mary, born in Southwick and 10 year old daughter-in-law Frances A. Holden, born in Shoreham.

    In 1871 Charles and his wife Mary were living in Albion Street, Southwick.  He was a 51 year old bargeman and she was 41.

  5. John Doick was baptised on 30 June 1822 in Pulborough.  The baptism register noted that his father was a labourer.  In 1841 he was 18 years old.  When the 1881 census was recorded John was a 59 year old widower and former labourer, living in the New Shoreham Union workhouse.

    John married Mary Burchell by banns on 26 July 1847 in Pulborough.  He was a 25 year old bachelor and labourer and she was a 23 year old spinster.  Their fathers were named as James Doick a labourer and William Burchell a carpenter.  The witnesses to their marriage were Ruth Willard and Walter Doick.

    Mary may have been baptised on 15 April 1827 in Billingshurst, the daughter of William Burchell and Elizabeth Norris.

    In 1851 the couple were living in Pulborough.  He was a 28 year old agricultural labourer and she was 27.  They both gave their place of birth as Pulborough.

    The 1861 census records the couple and 3 children were living in Lower Street, Pulborough.  John and Mary were both 36 years old.  He gave his place of birth as Pulborough and she as Billingshurst.  Also with the family was unmarried 20 year old boarder George Pennicott.

    When the 1871 census was recorded the couple and 4 children were living in West Blatchington, Sussex.  John Doick was a 44 year old agricultural labourer and Mary was said to have been 45.

    John and Mary had 5 known children:

    1. Mary Doick was baptised on 18 February 1849 in Pulborough.  The baptism register noted that her father was a labourer.

    2. Caroline Doick was born about 1853 in Billingshurst, although no baptism has been found in the parish register.  The birth of a Caroline Doick was registered in the third quarter of 1852 in the Lewes registration district.  In 1861 she was 8 years old.  She was 17 years old in 1871 and living with her parents.  She most probably died aged 22 years and her death registered in the second quarter of 1877 in the Steyning registration district as Caroline Doick.  (Need to check the Southwick burial register.)

    3. William Doick was baptised on 2 December 1855 in Pulborough.  The baptism register noted that his father was a labourer.  He was 5 years old in 1861.  In 1871 he was a 14 year old agricultural labourer.

      William married Ellen Bellchamber on 5 August 1876 in Steyning.

      William and Ellen had the following children:

      1. William Doick

      2. John Doick

      3. Ellen Susan Doick

      4. Alice Doick

      5. Harry Edgar Doick

      6. Charles Frank Doick (1894-1916)

      7. Ada Victoria Doick

      8. Albert Edward Doick

      9. William Doick

    4. Walter Doick was baptised on 29 August 1858 in Pulborough.  The baptism register noted that his father was a labourer.  In 1861 he was 3 years old.  He was a 12 year old agricultural labourer in 1861.

    5. Frederick Doick was born about 1864 in Southwick, Sussex.  He was 7 years old in 1871.  The death of Joseph Frederick Doick aged 24 years was registered in the first quarter of 1888 in the Brighton registration district.

  6. Mary Doick was baptised on 20 November 1825 in Pulborough.  The baptism register noted that her father was a bargeman from Hardham.  She died aged 6 years in Hardham and was buried on 16 February 1832 in Pulborough.

  7. James Doick was baptised on 10 May 1829 in Hardham, Sussex.  He was 11 years old in 1841.  In 1851 he was an unmarried 24 year old labourer and living at home with his parents.  In 1861 he was an unmarried 31 year old agricultural labourer and living with his mother.  At the time of the 1871 census James was an unmarried 41 year old agricultural labourer and boarding with 60 year old widow and charwoman Mary A. Holden in Lower Street, Pulborough.

  8. Walter Doick was baptised on 18 March 1832 in Pulborough.  The baptism register noted that his father was a bargeman.  In 1841 he was 9 years old.  He was a 19 year old agricultural labourer in 1851.  He died aged 84 years and his death was registered as Walter Doick in the fourth quarter of 1916 in the Petworth registration district.

    Walter married Ellen Greenfield by banns on 20 October 1855 in Pulborough.  He was a 23 year old bachelor and labourer and she was a 23 year old spinster.  Their fathers were named as James Doick and George Greenfield who were both labourers.  The witnesses to their marriage were George Hawkins and Maria Greenfield.

    Helen Greenfield was baptised on 30 December 1832 in Pulborough and was the daughter of George Greenfield (1807-?) and Ann Netley (1809-?).  She died aged 82 years and her death was registered as Ellen Doick in the first quarter of 1915 in the Petworth registration district.  In 1851 she was 18 years old and living at home with her parentst.  There was also an Ellen Greenfield aged 18 years who was house servant living at the New Parsonage in Coldwaltham, Sussex, the home of the Rector, James Landham in 1851.

    In 1861 the couple and 3 children were living at Targrove Cottage in Fittleworth, Sussex.  Walter was a 29 year old agricultural labourer and Ellen was 28.

    Brinkwells, the home of Edward Elgar from 1917-1921The 1871 census recorded the family were living at Brinkwells in Fittleworth.  Walter was a 39 year old agricultural labourer and Ellen was 38.  Six children were at home on census night.  (Image on the right has come from www.elgar.org/3cello-c.htm.)

    The couple and 4 children were still living at Brinkwells in 1881.  Walter was then said to have been a 48 year old agricultural labourer and Ellen was also 48.

    At the time of the 1891 census the couple and 2 sons (George and Charles) were still living at Brinkwells.  Walter was a 59 year old agricultural labourer and Ellen was 58.

    In 1901 the couple and their son George were living at Brinkwells.  Walter was a 69 year old ordinary agricultural labourer and Ellen was also 69.  The family had 2 lodgers with them on census night, namely 64 year old widower William Spooner and unmarried 32 year old Mark Holden who were both general labourers.

    Walter and Ellen had 9 known children:

    1. Walter Doick was baptised on 21 June 1856 in Pulborough.  The baptism register noted that his father was a labourer.  He died as an infant and was buried on 25 June 1856 in Pulborough.

    2. George Doick was baptised on 21 June 1857 in Pulborough.  The baptism register noted that his father was a labourer.  He was 3 years old in 1861.  In 1871 she was a 13 year old agricultural labourer.  In 1881 he was an unmarried 23 year old agricultural labourer and living with his parents.  When the 1891 census was recorded he was an unmarried 33 year old agricultural labourer.  In 1901 he was a 43 year old general labourer and living with his parents.

    3. William Doick was baptised on 17 February 1859 in Pulborough.  The baptism register noted that his father was a labourer.  He was 2 years old in 1861.  In 1871 he was a 12 year old agricultural labourer.

      William married Emily Smart.

      Emily was baptised on 25 June 1865 in Pulborough and was the daughter of George Smart (c1831-?) and Maria Elliot (c1833-?).  The baptism register noted that her father was a labourer from Pickhurst in Pulborough.

      William and Emily had the following children:

      1. Walter Doick

      2. William Doick

      3. Sidney E. Doick

    4. Harriet Doick was baptised on 17 March 1861 in Pulborough.  The baptism register noted that her father was a labourer.  At the time of the 1861 census she was a month old.  In 1871 she was a 10 year old scholar.

    5. Charles Doick was baptised on 26 April 1863 in Fittleworth.  In 1871 he was an 8 year old scholar.  When the 1891 census was recorded he was an unmarried 28 year olf agricultural labourer and living with his parents.

    6. James Doick was baptised on 17 October 1864 in Fittleworth.  In 1871 he was a 6 year old scholar.  He was a 16 year old agricultural labourer in 1881.

    7. Thomas Doick was baptised on 17 October 1867 in Fittleworth and buried there on 30 January 1868.

    8. Ann Doick was baptised on 27 December 1868 in Fittleworth.  At the time of the 1871 census she was 2 years old.  The 1881 census recorded that Annie Doick was a 12 year old scholar.

    9. Jane Doick was baptised on 30 December 1871 in Fittleworth.  In 1881 she was a 9 year old scholar.

      Jane married Luke Covey in the third quarter of 1891 in the Hambledon, Surrey registration district.

 

DOWICK          WARNER

This page was reviewed on 9 April 2012