and Harriet WILLARD (1846-?)
George Greenfield and Harriet Willard married
on 12 September 1865 in Pulborough, Sussex.
He was then a 22 year old bachelor and labourer and she a 19 year
old spinster. They were both of Pulborough. Their fathers were
named as George Greenfield and Clement Willard
who were both labourers. The witnesses to
their marriage were
Thomas Greenfield and Jesse Greenfield. (They were not
my direct ancestors. Harriet was the sister of my 2x Great
Grandfather, George Willard.)
George Greenfield was baptised as George Elliott
on 5 March 1843 in Billingshurst, Sussex, and it was noted in the baptism register
that his parents were from Pulborough. He was the son of
George Elliott (also known as Greenfield) and Jane
Winsor. The 1851 census records that 8 year old
George Greenfield, born in Billingshurst was living in Beeding Lane in Pulborough with his parents, George
and Jane. They had married 21
October 1839 in Pulborough as 30 year old widower George Elliott
son of George Greenfield, and 22 year old spinster
Jane Winsor daughter of Abraham Winsor.
George was most probably baptised in 1804 in Sutton, Sussex, which
agrees with his place of birth given in 1851, and he was most probably
the son of George Greenfield and Charlotte
Elliott who married in 1805. The death of a 63 year old
George Greenfield was registered in the third quarter
of 1907 in the Thakeham registration district.
Harriet Willard was baptised on 31 May 1846 in Pulborough.
She was the daughter of
(1811-1884). When the 1851 census was recorded she was a 5 year
old scholar living at home with her parents. The family were then
living in part of Kings Cottage in Pulborough.
In 1871 the couple were living at Old Farm House in Greatham and George
was an agricultural labourer. Also with them on census night were
their 2 children, 4 year old niece Eliza Willard and Harriet's
When the 1881 census was recorded the family were living at Old Farm House
in Greatham and George was an agricultural labourer. They also had a
lodger living with them in 1881, 87 year old widower, Daniel Daughtery.
The 1891 census records that the couple and 7 children were living in
Quell House, Greatham. George was then a 49 year old farm labourer
and Harriet was 44.
In 1901, George and Harriet were living in School Road Amberley and he was a
58 year old shepherd and she was 54. With them on census night
were 3 of their children, nameley George, William and Edward.
George Greenfield and Harriet Willard had 9
Walter Greenfield was baptised on 24 June 1866 in Pulborough.
In 1871 he was 4 years old. He was a 15 year old agricultural labourer in 1881, living at home.
In 1891 he was a 24 year old lodger in the home of his Uncle Clement
Smith in Broadwater.
Herbert in the third quarter of 1893 in the East Preston registration
district. He was a bricklayer's labourer in 1901, living in
Broadwater, along with wife Frances and 3 children:
Albert Greenfield was born about 1894 in Broadwater.
George Greenfield was born about 1900 in Broadwater.
Winifred Greenfield was born in 1901 in Broadwater. She was
a month old when the 1901 census was recorded.
Fanny Maria was baptised on 27 September 1868 in Broadwater and
was the daughter of Edward Herbert (1845-?) and Frances
Her parents, 5 siblings and an Uncle were living in Broadwater Street,
Broadwater when the 1881 census was recorded, but Fanny was not with
them, nor have I been able to find her in the on-line 1881 census.
Edith Greenfield was born about 1869 in Greatham. She was 2
years old in 1871. In 1881
she was a 12 year old scholar.
Frank Greenfield was born in the first quarter of 1872 in
Greatham. He was a 9 year old scholar in 1881. At the time
of the 1891 census he was a 19 year old farm labourer and the eldest of
his siblings living at home. In 1901 he
was a 29 year old carter on a farm, living in Storrington
George Greenfield was born about 1874 in Greatham. He was a
7 year old scholar in 1881. In 1891 he was a 17 year old shepherd
living at home. The 1901 census records that
he was a 28 year old carter on a farm.
William Greenfield was born about 1878 in Greatham.
When the 1881 census was recorded he was 4 years old. The 1891
census seems to have recorded him as 14 year old Thomas
Greenfield, a farm labourer living with his parents. He
was a 23 year old farm labourer when the 1901 census was recorded.
Fanny Greenfield was born about 1880 in Greatham. She was a
year old at the time of the 1881 census. The 1891 census appears
to have recorded her name as Mary Greenfield and she
was an 11 year old scholar.
Greenfield was born about 1882 in Greatham. She died in
1972. In 1891 she was a 9 year old scholar. In 1901, she was
a 20 year old servant living in Hove. Amy married Walter
Thomas Farley in 1908. He was born in 1874 and died in
Greenfield was born about 1884 in Greatham. He was a 7
year old scholar in 1891. The 1901 census seems to have recorded
his name as Edward Greenfield a 16 year old labourer in
the chalk pits.
John Greenfield was born about 1887 in Greatham. At the
time of the 1891 census he was 4 years old. He died aged 5 years
and his death was registered in the first quarter of 1892 in the
Thakeham registration district.
- Old Farm House, Greatham, Sussex (RG10/1104, folio 122, page 11)
Greenfield, Head, Mar, 28, Ag Lab, born Billingshurst, Sussex
Greenfield, Wife, Mar, born Pulborough, Sussex
Greenfield, Son, 4, born Pulborough, Sussex
Greenfield, Daur, 2, born Greatham, Sussex
William, Niece, 4, born Pulborough, Sussex
Willard, Lodger, Mar, 60, born Pulborough, Sussex
property on the census enumerators route...
Smith, Head, Mar, 41, Ag Lab, born Rackham, Sussex
Smith, Wife, Mar, 39, born Pulborough, Sussex (Harriet's sister)
Smith, Son, 14, born Rackham, Sussex
Daur, 11, Scholar, born Rackham, Sussex
Smith, Daur, 9, Scholar, born Rackham, Sussex
Smith, Daur, 3, born Greatham, Sussex
Willard, Niece, 3, born Pulborough, Sussex
Gatton, Lodger, Widr, 70, Ag Lab, born Ashington, Sussex
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