Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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Churchman FIELD (c1815-1881)

and Fanny ANSCOMBE (1821-?)


Churchman Field married Fanny Anscombe on 7 November 1842 in Hove, Sussex.

Churchman Field was born about 1815 in Cuckfield, Sussex.  He was the son of Churchman Field (1791-1848) and Elizabeth.  Churchman may have died aged 67 years and his death registered in the first quarter of 1881 in the Godstone registration district.  When the 1841 census was recorded he was said to be a 25 year old carpenter and living with his parents at Western Buildings, Brighton.

Fanny Anscombe may have been baptised on 8 July 1821 at St. Nicholas, Brighton and have been the daughter of Edward Anscombe and Frances Rogers.  The baptism register noted that Edward was a carpenter of Mulberry Square.

In 1851 the couple and 3 children (Churchman, Emily and Michael) were living at 25 Over Street, Brighton.  Churchman was a 36 year old joiner and said he was born in Cuckfield.  Fanny was 29 and said she was born in Brighton.

The 1861 census recorded that the couple and 2 children (Maria and Alfred) were living at 26 Green Street, Christchurch, Southwark, Surrey.  Churchman was a 46 year old joiner and Fanny was a 39 year old schoolmistress.  He again said he was born in Cuckfield and she in Brighton.


Churchman Field and Fanny Anscombe had 5 known children:

  1. Churchman Field was born in the fourth quarter of 1843 in Brighton.  He was a 7 year old scholar in 1851.

  2. Emily Field was born in the fourth quarter of 1844 in Brighton.  She was a 6 year old scholar in 1851.

  3. Michael Field was born about 1849 in Brighton.  He was a 2 year old scholar in 1851.

  4. Maria Field was born about 1854 in Hastings, Sussex.  She was a 7 year old scholar in 1861.

  5. Alfred Field was born about 1856 in Poplar, Middlesex.  He was a 5 year old scholar in 1861.


In 1841, 50 year old builder Churchman Field, 45 year old Elizabeth Field and 25 year old Churchman Field a carpenter, were living in Western Buildings in Brighton.  Also with them was 75 year old Mary Garton.

Churchman Field married Elizabeth Parsons in 1818 in Brighton, Sussex.

The death of Churchman Field was registered in the third quarter of 1848 in Brighton.  He died aged 57 years and was buried on 22 July 1848 at St. Nicholas, Brighton.  The burial register noted he was from Norfolk Road.




This page was updated on 6 July 2012