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William GREENFIELD (1830-1902)

and Sarah BATCHELOR (1837-?)

 

William Greenfield and Sarah Batchelor married by banns on 23 March 1856 in Horsham, Sussex.  William was a 25 year old bachelor and labourer.  Sarah was a 19 year old spinster.  Their fathers were named as Daniel Greenfield a carpenter and Jacob Batchelor a labourer.  The witnesses to their marriage were Jacob Batchelor and Sarah Gates.  (They were not my direct ancestors.  William's aunt Hannah Parsons, nee Thorns may have been by 4x Great Grandmother.)

William Greenfield was baptised on 3 October 1830 in Horsham, Sussex.  He was the son of Daniel Greenfield (1780-1850) and Sarah Thorns (1792-1873).  The baptism register noted that his father was a carpenter.  William was 11 years old at the time of the 1841 census.  In 1851 he was a 20 year old agricultural labourer and living with his mother.  He died aged 71 years and his death was registered in the first quarter of 1902 in the Horsham registration district.

Sarah Batchelor was baptised on 16 April 1837 in Rusper, Sussex.  She was the daughter of Jacob Batchelor (c1803-1876) and Sarah Simmons (c1807-1885).  At the time of the 1841 census Sarah was 4 years old and living with her parents at Bonwick in Rusper.  Her father was then an agricultural labourer.  In 1851 she was 13 years old and living with her parents in part of Bonwicks Cottage.

When the 1861 census was recorded the couple were living in North Street, Horsham.  William was then a 30 year old agricultural labourer and Sarah was 24.  With them were their 3 children, William's mother Sarah Greenfield and 18 year old cousin, Robert Greenfield.

The 1871 census records the couple and 7 children were living in North Street, Horsham.  William was then a 40 year old labourer and Sarah was 34.  Also with them was his mother, 25 year old lodger Robert Greenfield and 44 year old married brother Peter Greenfield.

In 1881, the family were living at 21 North Street, Horsham.  William was a 50 year old farm labourer and Sarah was 44.  With them were 11 of their children and 36 year old nephew, Robert Greenfield.

The family were still living at 21 North Street, Horsham when the 1891 census was recorded.  William was a 60 year old general labourer and Sarah was 54.  Eight of their children were at home on census night.

When the 1901 census was recorded, William was a 71 year old labourer in a brickyard and Sarah was 63.  They were living at 21 North Street along with 2 unmarried children, Sarah and Frederick, 7 year old granddaughter May Greenfield and visitors George Reeves and Kate Reeves who were married and both aged 25 years.

 

William Greenfield and Sarah Batchelor had 12 known children: 

  1. Daniel Greenfield was baptised on 21 June 1857 in Horsham.  He was 4 years old in 1861.  The 1871 census records he was a 14 year old scholar.  In 1881 he was an unmarried 23 year old farm labourer and he was living at home with his parents.

    Daniel married Rhoda Rosina Cooper in the fourth quarter of 1884 in the Horsham registration district.

    Rhoda Cooper was baptised on 6 March 1864 in Capel, Surrey and was the daughter of James Simmons Cooper and Sarah Ann Flint.

    When the 1891 census was recorded the couple were living in Crawley Road, Horsham.  Daniel was then a 33 year brick labourer and Rosina was 27.  Also with them on census night was 11 year old board, Edward Collins who had been born in Paddington, London.

    In 1901 the couple and 2 children were living at 7 Mill Thorpe Terrace, Crawley Road, Horsham.  Daniel was then a 43 year old labourer in a brickyard and Rhoda was a 36 year old laundress.  Also with them was 9 year old boarder, Henry H. Routledge who had been born in Walthamstow, London.

    Daniel and Rhoda Rosina had the following known, to me, children:

    1. Rosina Annie Greenfield was baptised on 28 April 1884 in Horsham.  The baptism register noted that her father was a brickmaker.  Her death was registered in the second quarter of 1884 in the Horsham registration district.

    2. Walter J. Greenfield was born about 1893 in Horsham.  He was 8 years old in 1901.

    3. Dorothy Greenfield was born about 1895 in Horsham.  She was 6 years old in 1901.

  2. William Greenfield was baptised on 15 May 1859 in Horsham.  The baptism register noted that his father was a carpenter.  He was 2 years old in 1861.  In 1871 he was a 12 year old scholar.  In 1881 he was an unmarried 21 year old farm labourer and he was living with his parents.

    William married Ann Lucas by banns on 24 July 1886 in Horsham.  He was then a 27 year old bachelor and labourer.  She was a 21 year old spinster.  Their fathers were named as William Greenfield a brickmaker and Thomas Lucas a labourer.  The witnesses to their marriage index were William Randall and Harriet Jones.

    Ann was baptised on 30 August 1868 in Southwater, Sussex and was the daughter of Thomas Lucas (1839-?) and Leonora Bust (1840-?).  When the 1871 census was recorded she was 2 years old and living with her parents in Worthing Road, Southwater.  Her father was then a poultry man.

    When the 1891 census was recorded the couple and 3 children were living at 6 Gladstone Road, Horsham.  William was then a 31 year old carter and Ann was 22.  The family had 2 lodgers with them on census night, namely 30 year old George Jackson from London and his 29 year old wife Mary Jackson from Warnham, Sussex.

    By 1901 the family had moved to 37 Queen Street, Horsham.  William was then a 41 year carter on a farm and Ann was 32.  Six of their children were at home on census night.

    William and Annie had the following known, to me, children:

    1. William Thomas Greenfield was baptised on 15 August 1886 in Horsham.  The baptism register noted that his father was a labourer from 4 Horace Street, Horsham.  He was 5 years old in 1891.  In 1901 he was a 14 year old errand boy.

    2. Annie Violet Greenfield was baptised on 16 December 1888 in Horsham.  The baptism register noted that her father was a carter.  The 1891 census recorded that Violet was 2 years old.  In 1901 Annie V. was 11 years old.

    3. Mary Greenfield was baptised on 18 January 1891 in Horsham.  The baptism register noted that her father was a carter from 11 Gladstone Road, Horsham.  She was 6 months old at the time of the 1891 census.  In 1901 she was 10 years old.

    4. Lily Greenfield was baptised on 9 October 1892 in Horsham.  The baptism register noted that her father was a labourer from Gladstone Road.  She was 8 years old in 1901.

    5. Ada Elizabeth Greenfield was baptised on 5 December 1897 in Horsham.  The baptism register noted that her father was a carter from 37 Queens Street, Horsham.  She was 3 years old in 1901.

    6. Walter John Greenfield was baptised on 21 January 1900 in Horsham.  The baptism register noted that his father was a labourer from 37 Queens Street.  At the time of the 1901 census he was a year old.

    7. Wilfred Greenfield was baptised on 31 August 1902 in Horsham.  The baptism register noted that his father was a labourer from 37 Queen Street.

  3. John Greenfield was baptised on 20 January 1861 in Horsham.  At the time of the 1861 census he was 4 months old.  The 1871 census recorded he was 10 years old.  In 1881 he was a 19 year old farm labourer and living with his parents.  In 1891 he was an unmarried 30 year old general labourer and he was living at home.

    John married Alice Farley by banns on 14 April 1894 in Horsham.  He was a 32 year old bachelor and brickmaker from 21 North Street.  she was a 25 year old spinster from 23 Stanley Street.  Their fathers were named as William Greenfield a brickmaker and George Farley a labourer.  The witnesses to their marriage were Harry Greenfield and Annie Farley.

    Alice was baptised on 17 January 1869 in Horsham and was the daughter of George Farley (c1840-?) and Emily Clarke (c1832-?).

    When the 1901 census was recorded the couple were living at 68 Trafalgar Road, Horhsam.  John was a 39 year old brickmaker and Alice was 32.

  4. Sarah Greenfield was baptised on 8 March 1863 in Horsham.  The baptism register noted that her father was a brickmaker.  In 1871 she was 8 years old.  The 1881 census records that she was a 17 year old mother's help and living at home.  She was still a mother's help in 1891 and she was then an unmarried 28 year old.  In 1901 she was an unmarried 37 year old with no occupation and living with her parents.

    Sarah had an illegitimate daughter:

    1. May Greenfield was baptised on 15 April 1894 in Horsham.  The baptism register noted that her mother was from North Street.  She was 7 years old when the 1901 census was recorded and living with her mother and maternal grandparents.

  5. Charles Robert Greenfield was baptised on 30 July 1865 in Horsham.  He was 6 years old in 1871.  In 1881 he was a 15 year old farm labourer.  He was an unmarried 25 year old general labourer in 1891.

    As Charles Richard Greenfield he married Ellen Edith Chun by banns on 28 October 1899 in Horsham.  He was a 24 year old bachelor and carter from 21 North Street.  She was a 29 year old spinster from Doomsday Green.  Charles's father was named as William Greenfield a labourer, but Ellen's father's name was not recorded.  The witnesses to their marriage were Walter John Burrage and Emma Harriet Edith Seriline.

    Ellen was born about 1871 in Wandsworth, London.

    At the time of the 1901 census, Charles was a 35 year carter on a farm and Ellen was 30.  They were living in a farm cottage at Wimblehurst in Horsham.

  6. Harriet Greenfield was baptised on 23 June 1867 in Horsham.  She was 4 years old in 1871.  In 1881 she was a 13 year old scholar.

    Harriet married Frederick Thomas Gumm by banns on 16 July 1892 in Horsham.  He was a 26 year old bachelor and labourer and she was a 25 year old spinster.  Their fathers were named as James Gumm a gardener and William Greenfield a brickmaker.  The witnesses to their marriage were William Greenfield and Alice Farley.

    Frederick and Harriet had the following known, to me, children:

    1. Alfred George Gumm was baptised on 5 August 1894 in Horsham.  The baptism register noted that his father was a postman from 47 Park Street, Horsham.

    2. Alice Ada Gumm was baptised on 15 September 1895 in Horsham.  The baptism register noted that her father was a postman from 47 Park Street.

    3. Dorothy Gumm was baptised on 13 June 1897 in Horsham.  The baptism register noted that her father was a postman from 9 Gladstone Road, Horsham.

    4. Gertrude Beatrice Gumm was baptised on 31 July 1898 in Horsham.  The baptism register noted that her father was a postman from 9 Gladstone Road.

    5. Mabel Gumm was baptised on 6 July 1902 in Horsham.  The baptism register noted that her father was a postman from 9 Gladstone Road.

  7. Harry Greenfield was baptised on 16 May 1869 in Horsham.  The baptism register noted that his father was a brickmaker.  He was 2 years old in 1871.  In 1881 he was an 11 year old scholar.  He was an unmarried 21 year old general labourer and living at home.

    Harry married Alice Maria Grinstead by banns on 8 October 1898 in Horsham.  He was a 30 year old bachelor and labourer from 21 North Street.  She was a 29 year old spinster from 13 Gladstone Road.  Their fathers were named as William Greenfield a labourer and William Grinstead a farmer.  The witnesses to their marriage were William Greenfield and Kate Greenfield.

    Alice Maria was baptised on 28 March 1869 in Billingshurst and was the daughter of William Grinstead (1824-?) and Maria Jenner or Jenkins (1824-?).  When the 1871 census was recorded she was 2 years old and living with her parents at Hadfold Farm in Billingshurst.  Her father was then a farmer of 210 acres and employing 3 men and 2 boys.

    Harry and Alice Maria had the following known, to me, children:

    1. Arthur Edward Greenfield was baptised on 29 July 1900 in Horsham.  The baptism register noted that his father was a labourer from 4 Nightingale Road, Horsham.

    2. Frank Harry Greenfield was baptised on 30 March 1902 in Horsham.  The baptism register noted that his father was a labourer from 21 North Street, Horsham.

  8. Thomas Greenfield was baptised on 24 December 1871 in Horsham.  He was a 9 year old scholar in 1881.  In 1891 he was a 19 year old milkman and living at home.

  9. Kate Greenfield was baptised on 26 April 1874 in Horsham.  She was a 7 year old scholar in 1881.

    Kate married George Reeves by banns on 29 September 1900 in Horsham.  Kate was a 25 year old spinster from 21 North Street and George was a 25 year old bachelor from Angles Farm, Richmond Road.  Their fathers were named as Leonard Reeves and William Greenfield who were both labourers.  The witnesses to their marriage were William Greenfield and Kate Reeves.

  10. Emily Greenfield was baptised on 2 December 1877 in Horsham.  In 1881 she was 4 years old.  She was a 4 year old scholar in 1891.

    Emily had 2 known, to me, illegitimate children:

    1. Edith Greenfield was baptised on 21 January 1900 in Horsham.  The baptism register noted that her mother was from 21 North Street, Horsham.

    2. George Ernest Greenfield was baptised on 19 October 1902 in Horsham.  The baptism register noted that his mother was from Bowling Green, Hurst Road, Horsham.

  11. Annie Rose Greenfield was baptised on 21 September 1879 in Horsham.  At the time of the 1881 census she was a year old.  In 1891 she was a 12 years old scholar.

  12. Frederick Greenfield was baptised on 1 October 1883 in Horsham.  At the time of the 1891 census he was a 7 year old scholar.  In 1901 he was a 19 year old carter on a farm and living at home with his parents.

 

BATCHELOR          GREENFIELD

This page was reviewed on 10 April 2012