Ancestors of Mandy Willard

Number of pages

in this site:

2,688

Please bear this in mind when you contact me, as I can not always remember what I've said where.  It would be really helpful if you could tell me the page title or URL you are contacting me about.

 

Links to other pages in this site or other websites are in BLUE or RED.

 

Family History is my hobby.  I am not a professional genealogist.

 

Thank you for taking the time to view my humble effort.  Also, a very BIG THANK YOU to all those who have kindly contributed information.

 

Please check the data for yourself against original sources.

 

Tip:  You may need to hit your F5 key to see any changes to the page since your last visit.

 

 

 

Stephen KNIGHT (1808-1889)

and Sarah BURRAGE (1811-1894)

 

Stephen Knight and Sarah Burrage married on 24 July 1831 in Godalming, Surrey.  (They were not my direct ancestors.  Stephen and Sarah were the 2x great parents of my cousins.)

Stephen Knight was baptised on 30 January 1808 in Rudgwick, Sussex.  He was the son of Stephen Knight and Hannah Botting.  He died aged 81 years and his death was registered in the first quarter of 1889 in the Horsham registration district.  In 1865 he was a bricklayer.

Sarah Burrage was baptised on 27 October 1811 in Cowfold, Sussex.  She was the daughter of Isaac Burrage and Catherine Mitchell.  She died aged 83 years and her death was registered in the fourth quarter of 1894 in the Horsham registration district.  In 1891 she was living with the family of her daughter Catherine.

When the 1841 census was recorded the family were living at Cousins Garn in Wisborough Green and Stephen was then a brickmaker.  Also with them on census night was 22 year old Emily Burrage.  In 1851 the family were living at Exfeld Wood in Rudgwick and Stephen was a brickmaker and agricultural labourer.  He was still a brickmaker in 1851 and the family were living at Tismans Common in Rudgwick.  Also with them in 1861 were 3 lodgers:  37 year old widower and agricultural labourer Aaron Dinage, 10 year old Rhoda Dinage and 6 year old Ellen Dinage.  Stephen and Sarah, along with their son Job were still living on Tismans Common in 1871 and he was still a brickmaker.  They also had a lodger living with them, 27 year old James Mitchener.  The couple were living alone on Tismans Common in 1881 and he was still a brickmaker.  Next door was the family of their daughter Catherine.

 

Stephen Knight and Sarah Burrage had 11 known children:

  1. Emily Knight was baptised on 5 February 1832 in Rudgwick.  She was 9 years old in 1841.  She died aged 72 years and was buried on 30 November 1903 in Cranleigh, Surrey.

    Emily married Leonard Stemp on 16 October 1849 in Rudgwick.  The witnesses to the marriage were George Luke and Mary ?.  The banns were published on 30 September, 7 and 14 October 1849.

    Leonard was baptised on 10 July 1825 in Cranley, Surrey and was the son of Robert Stemp (1779-1853) and Mary Lucas.

    Leonard and Emily had the following children:

    1. Ellen Stemp was baptised on 2 December 1849 and again on 2 February 1850 in Rudgwick.  She had an illegitimate daughter:

      1. Jane Willis Stemp was born in Guildford, Surrey and baptised on 21 April 1872 in Ewhurst, Surrey.

    2. James Stemp was baptised on  February 1852 in Dunsfold, Surrey.

    3. Harriet Stemp was baptised on 11 March 1855 in Cranley.

    4. George Stemp was baptised on 3 May 1857 in Cranley.  George married (Elizabeth) Alice Warr on 1 December 1888 in Cranleigh.

    5. Emily Stemp was baptised on 1 April 1860 in Rudgwick.  She married John Charman on 13 February 1886 in Rudgwick.

    6. Leonard Stemp was baptised on 21/23 September 1862 in Oakwood, Surrey.  He married Emma.

    7. William Stemp was baptised on 14 May 1865 in Dunsfold.  William married Emily Brooker on 15 May 1893 in Ewhurst, Surrey.  The witnesses to the marriage were Harvey Stemp and Jane Stemp.  Emily was born about 1870.

    8. Alice Stemp was baptised on 7/11 April 1867 in Alfold, Surrey.

    9. Stephen Stemp was baptised on 31 January 1869/70 in Ewhurst, Surrey.

    10. Harvey Stemp was born about 1873 in Ewhurst.

    11. Job Stemp was born at Redlands in Ewhurst and was baptised on 7 February 1876 in Rudgwick.

  2. Sarah Knight was baptised on 13 October 1833 in Wisborough Green, Sussex.  In 1841 she was 7 years old.  She was 17 years old in 1851 and the eldest of her siblings living at home.

  3. Charlotte Knight was baptised on 10 May 1835 in Wisborough Green.  She was 6 yeas old in 1841.

  4. Ann Knight was baptisedon 25 March 1838 in Wisborough Green.  In 1841 she was 3 years old.  She was a 13 year old scholar in 1851.

  5. Stephen Knight was baptised on 17 November 1839 in Wisborough Green.  He was a year old in 1841.  In 1851 he was an 11 year old agricultural labourer.

  6. Rebecca Knight was baptised on 31 July 1842 in Wisborough Green.

  7. John Knight was baptised on 8 September 1844 in Wisborough Green.  He was a 6 year old scholar in 1851.  John married Sarah Woodhatch in 1865.  (They have their own page.)

  8. Ruth Knight was born about 1847 in Rudgwick.  In 1851 she was 3 years old.  Ruth married John Sturt on 27 February 1870 in Rudgwick.

  9. Job Knight was born in 1851 in Rudgwick.  He was 3 months old when the 1851 census was recorded.  In 1861 he was 10 years old and the eldest of his siblings living at home.  He was a 20 year old brickmaker in 1871.

  10. Miriam Knight was born about 1854 and baptised on 2 November 1856 in Rudgwick.  She was 7 years old in 1861.  Miriam married Charles Strudwick on 15 April 1871 in Rudgwick.  On their marriage certificate Miriam named her father as Thomas Pelling and one of the witnesses was Charles Pelling.

  11. Catherine Knight was baptised on 2 November 1856 in Rudgwick.  In 1861 she was 4 years old.

    Catheine married Frederick Cheesmore.

    Frederick was baptised on 1 February 1852 in Rudgwick and was the son of George Chesmore and Eliza

    When the 1881 census was recorded the family were living on Tismans Common in Rudgwick and Frederick was an agricultural labourer.  The family were still living on Tismans Common in 1891 and Frederick was still an agricultural labourer.  Catherine's widowed mother was also living with them.

    Frederick and Catherine had the following children:

    1. Fanny Cheesmore was born about 1875 in Rudgwick.  She was a 6 year old scholar in 1881.

    2. Rosina Cheesmore was born about 1878 in Rudgwick.  She was 3 years old in 1881.

    3. Katie Cheesmore was born about 1880 in Rudgwick.  When the 1881 census was recorded she was a year old.  She was an 11 year old scholar in 1891 and the eldest of her siblings living at home.

    4. John Cheesmore was born about 1882 in Rudgwick.  He was a 9 year old scholar in 1891.

    5. Sarah Ann Cheesmore was born about 1886 in Rudgwick.  In 1891 she was 5 years old.

    6. Miram Jane Cheesmore was born about 1889 in Rudgwick.  She was 2 years old in 1891.

    7. Frederick Cheesmore was born in 1890 in Rudgwick.  He was 5 months old when the 1891 census was recorded.

 

Many thanks to John Charles Terry for the information about the family of Leonard Stemp and Emily Knight.  Please click on his name to visit his web site for more details about the many Stemp families.

BURRAGE          KNIGHT

This page was reviewed on 11 April 2012