and Mary Ann SAYERS (1801-1873)
Mary Ann Sayers
married on 8 May 1820 in Albourne,
Sussex. He was then a bachelor and she a spinster. (They were not my direct ancestors).
Holder was baptised on 8 December 1799 in Woodmancote, Sussex.
He was the son of
Susanna White (1770-1861). He died aged 65 years at Wick Farm
in Albourne and was buried on 29 May 1865 in Woodmancote.
Sayers was born on 2 February 1801 and baptised on 22 February 1801
in Hurstpierpoint, Sussex. She was the daughter of
Ann Parks. She died aged 72 years in Albourne and was
buried on 2 July 1873 in Woodmancote.
When the 1841 census was recorded the family were living in Blackstone in
the parish of Woodmancote. William was then an agricultural labourer.
The 1851 census records that William was a 52 year old married servant and
agricultural labourer in the home of 29 year old John Wood
at Wick Farm in Albourne. His 51 year old wife Mary was also with him
and their 18 year old son Henry.
In 1861, 62 year old William was the head of his household and he was an
agricultural labourer and shepherd. He was living with his 61 year old
wife Mary in part of Wick Farm, Albourne. With them on census night
was 15 year old boarder and carter/agricultural labourer, Edwin
By 1871, 70 year old Mary Holder was a widow and
housekeeper, living with her 74 year old widower brother Philip
Sayers, in part of Wick Farm. Also with them was her 10 year
old granddaughter, Annie Holder.
William Holder and Mary
Ann Sayers had 6 known children:
was baptised on 10 September 1820 in
Woodmancote, at which time his father was a labourer. He was not living with his parents when the 1841
census was recorded.
Richard Holder was baptised on 16 December 1821 in Woodmancote and
buried there on 25 August 1825, aged 3 years.
Mary Holder was baptised on 30 May 1824 in Woodmancote and buried
there on 31 August 1825, aged 1 year.
Sarah Holder was baptised on 1 July 1827 in Woodmancote. She
was a 14 year old when the 1841 census was recorded and the eldest of her
siblings in the parental home.
Harriet Holder was baptised on 3 January 1830 in Woodmancote.
She was 11 years old in 1841. When the 1851 census was recorded she
was an unmarried 21 year old dressmaker and a visitor in the home of 56
William Hallaway and his 47 year old wife Sarah
Hallaway and their 18 year old daughter Emily Hallaway,
in the High Street, Lydd, Kent. (William Hallaway,
widower, married Sarah Sayers in 1824 in Hastings.
He was born in Ninfield, Sussex and she in Hurstpierpoint.)
was baptised on 8 April 1832 in Woodmancote. He married twice,
firstly to Ann
Woolven in 1855 and then to
Mary Ann Heffern,
nee Peters. (They have their own page.)