Ancestors of Mandy Willard
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Peter FREEMAN (1796-1863)
Peter Freeman and
Elizabeth Standing married by banns on 8
August 1819 in Ashurst, Sussex. Peter was a bachelor and Elizabeth a spinster.
They were both of Ashurst and both made their X marks. The witnesses were
Felix Freeman and
Harriot Parson who both made their
X marks. (They were not my direct ancestors. Peter was the
brother of my 4x Great Grandmother, Mary Freeman.)
Peter Freeman was baptised
privately on 4 February 1796 in Ashurst. He was the son of
(1753-1831). He died aged 67 years and
was buried on 2 August 1863 in Ashurst.
Elizabeth Standing was born about 1802 in West Grinstead.
When the 1841 census was recorded the couple and their son William were
living in the Old Workhouse in Ashurst and Peter was an agricultural
labourer. Also with them on census night were 30 year old Amos
O'Conor a tin man and 50 year old William Goacher an
agricultural labourer. In 1851 the couple were living in the Parish
House in Ashurst and Peter was an agricultural labourer. The couple
were still living in the Parish House in 1861 and they then had their 2
year old granddaughter, Caroline Freeman staying with them.
Peter Freeman and
Elizabeth Standing had 5 known children:
Felix Freeman was born about 1820 in Ashurst or West Grinstead.
He died aged 55 years and his death was registered in the second quarter
of 1877 in the Horsham registration district.
Elizabeth Worsfold on 11 October 1843 in Wiston,
Elizabeth was born about 1833/4 in Shipley.
When the 1851 census was recorded the family were living in what look like
a cottage at Basinby, Bothing Road in Shipley. Felix was then a 31
year old agricultural labourer. In 1861 the family were living at
Basin in Shipley. The couple and their 2 youngest children were
still at Basin when the 1871 census was recorded. Also with them was
their 3 year old grandson Edward W. Freeman.
Felix and Elizabeth had the following children:
Peter Freeman was born about 1844 in Wiston. He was a 7 year
old scholar in 1851. In 1861 he was a 17 year old groom living at
home with his parents and siblings.
Frances Freeman was born about 1846 in Washington. She was 4
years old in 1851.
Henry Freeman was baptised on 12 November 1848 in Shipley, at which
time his father was a labourer. In 1851 he was 2 years old. He
was a 12 year old agricultural labourer in 1861.
Elizabeth Freeman was baptised on 5 January 1851 in Shipley, at
which time her father was a labourer. She was 3 months old when the
1851 census was recorded.
George Freeman was baptised on 1 May 1853 in Shipley, at which time
his father was a labourer. He was 8 years old in 1861.
Marianna Freeman was baptised on 2 December 1855 in Shipley, at
which time her father was a labourer. In 1861 she was a 5 year old
Caroline Freeman was baptised on 2 May 1858 in Shipley, at which
time her father was a labourer. She was 2 years old when the 1861
census was recorded.
Edward Freeman was baptised on 28 April 1861 in Shipley, at which
time his father was a labourer from Baysdene in Shipley. When the
1861 census was recorded he was 2 months old. In 1871 he was a 10
year old agricultural labourer and the eldest of his siblings living at
Kate Freeman was born about 1865 in Shipley. She was a 6 year
old scholar in 1871.
Frances Freeman was baptised on 16 December 1821 in Ashurst, at
which time her father was a labourer.
William Freeman was baptised on 23 May 1824 in Ashurst, at which
time his father was a labourer. He died aged 33 years and was buried
on 7 July 1857 in Ashurst. He was 15 years old when the 1841 census
was recorded. In 1851 he was an unmarried 27 year old agricultural
labourer lodging in the home of Edward Bull at Chatfield House in
Henry Freeman was baptised on 16 April 1826 in Ashurst, at which
time his father was a labourer. He died aged 22 years and was buried
on 29 October 1848 in Ashurst.
Caroline Freeman was baptised on 16 March 1828 in Ashurst, at which
time her father was a labourer. In 1841 a 12 year old Caroline
Freeman was a servant in the home of William Golds a farmer at
Pruveyors in Shipley, Sussex.
John Stiles on 15 May 1847 in Ashurst. She
was then a 20 year old spinster and he a 25 year old bachelor. Their
fathers were named as Edward Stiles and Peter Freeman.
The witnesses to their marriage were William Freeman and Harriott Sturt.
This page was reviewed on 10 April 2012