Charles William LELLIOTT
and Ann Catherine Grace PENFOLD (1857-1948)
William Lelliott and Catherine Grace Cozens,
widow, married on 25 June 1881 at
Christ Church in Worthing, Sussex. The witnesses to their marriage
were James Lelliott and Agnes Lelliott
(his brother and sister-in-law). As Catherine Grace Penfold
she had previously married James Henry Cozens
on 26 December 1877 in Broadwater, Sussex.
Charles William Lelliatt was born in the Thakeham Union Workhouse in
1851 and baptised at the age of 4 years on 23 December 1855 in
Warminghurst, Sussex. He was the illegitimate son of James
Frances Elizabeth Lelliott (1829-1909). His mother
married Henry Bishop in 1853. William
Charles Lelliott died aged 61 years (as per his death
certificate) on 29 November 1914 following an operation at Worthing
Hospital. His death certificate records that he was a hire carter
and his cause of death was intestinal obstruction and pneumonia (7
days). The informant was his wife Kate Lelliott
who was of 17 Ashdown Road, Worthing. The 1861 census records that he was 9 year old
William Bishop and he was living with his mother and step father on
Heath Common in Warminghurst, Sussex. In 1871 he was a 19 year old
agricultural labourer living with his mother and step father at Irelands
in Thakeham. His name was then recorded at William Bishopp.
When the 1881 census was recorded, William Bishopp was
an unmarried 28 year old bricklayer's labourer living with mother and
step father at 5 London Road in Broadwater.
Ann Catherine Grace Penfold was baptised on 5 July 1857 in Storrington,
Sussex. She was the daughter of Charles Penfold (1830-?) and
Mary Ann Milner (1835-?). At the time of her
baptism, her father was a labourer. Ann died aged 91 years on 24
May 1948 at 10 Tillstone Street, Brighton. Her death certificate
noted that she was the widow of William Lelliott a
carman, and her cause of death was cerebral arteriosclerosis and
senility. Her death was registered by her daughter C.
E. Welsh. When the 1861 census
was recorded she was 4 years old and living with her parents in Back
Lane, Storrington. Her name was then recorded as Ann
Penfold. She was not at home on census night in 1871, nor
have I found her elsewhere in the census. When the 1881 census was
recorded she was a 23 year old widow lodging in the home of
Henry Bishopp, the step father of her soon to be husband.
With Ann were her 2 daughters and 19 year old brother Mark
At the time of the 1891 census, William was a 37 year old labourer and
Kate was 32. They were living at 2 Anglesea Street, Broadwater
along with her 2 daughters and their 3 sons. In 1910 the family
were living at 17 Ashdown Road, Worthing and William was a 47 year old
carman's driver. Ann Catherine Grace was 44 years old. Ann's
2 daughters from her first marriage were still living at home along with
6 of their children and 34 year old married boarder George Buck
who was a hire carman's driver.
William Lelliott and Ann
Catherine Grace Penfold had 7 known children:
William Lelliott was
born in the fourth quarter of 1882 in Worthing. He died aged 58
years on 4 June 1941 in Swandean Hospital, Worthing. His death
certificate records that he was a corporation labourer and his cause of
death was pulmonary tuberculosis. His widow E.
E. Lelliott registered his death, at
which time she was of 28 Angola Road, Worthing. He was an 8 year
old scholar when the 1891 census was recorded. In 1901 he was an
18 year old carman's driver.
William married Emma Elizabeth Miller.
Emma was born about 1896.
William and Emma had the following children:
William George Lelliott
Edith Silverson (1926-1996)
by banns on 22 June 1946 in Southwick. They were married by the
rector, John B. Mayall. William
was a 23 year old bachelor in the RAF and of 28 Angola Road, Worthing.
Edith was a 20 year old spinster of 6 Ridgeway Close, Southwick.
Their fathers were named as William Lelliott (deceased)
and Albert Phillip Silverson a labourer. The
witnesses to their marriage were B. Silverson
and I. D. Smith.
Alfred Charles Lelliott
Cecilia Joan Mary Lelliott
John Stephen Ernest Lelliott
Arthur Lelliott was born in the first quarter of 1885
in Worthing. He was a 6 year old scholar in 1891. In 1901 he
was a 16 year old wine merchant's porter.
Arthur married Eva Amelia Hunt.
Arthur and Eva had the following children:
Florence Eva Lelliott
Cyril Arthur E. Lelliott
Eric William Lelliott
Marjoire D. Lelliott
Albert Lelliott was born about 1889 in Worthing.
The 1891 census records that he was 1 year old Bertie Lelliott.
In 1901 he was 12 year old Bert Lelliott.
Albert married Laura Levinia Dawson.
Albert and Laura had the following children:
Doris Lilian May Lelliott
Albert George Lelliott (1914-1983). He
married Marjorie Lucas (1915-2001).
Alfred Lelliott was born in the first quarter of 1892
in Worthing. He was killed aged 26 years on 5 April 1918 on the
Somme, France. He was then a bombardier (15643) in C Bty. 78th Bde,
Royal Field Artillery. At the time of his death his mother,
A. C. G.
Lelliott, was of 17 Ashdown Road, Worthing. He was buried
in the Warloy-Baillon Communal cemetery extension. The 1901 census
records that he was 9 years old.
Florence May Lelliott was born in the fourth quarter of
1986 in Worthing. She was 4 years old in 1901.
Ernest Lelliott was born in the fourth quarter of 1897
in Worthing. He was 3 years old in 1901.
George Charles Lelliott was born in the third quarter
of 1901 in Worthing.
James Henry Cozens
and Ann Catherine Grace Penfold had 2 known children:
Catherine Cozens was baptised on 26 October 1878 in Broadwater.
The 1881 census records that she was 2 year old Ellen Cozens.
She was 12 years old in 1891. Her name was recorded as
Catherine Ellen Cozens in the 1901 census and she was then an
unmarried 22 year old assisting at home.
Cozens was baptised on 7 November 1880 in Broadwater.
She was 6 months old when the 1881 census was recorded. In 1891
she was 10 years old. The 1901 census records that she was 20
years old and assisting at home.
1861 census - Heath Common,
Warminghurst, Sussex (RG9/613, folio 4, page 3)
Henry Bishop, Head, Mar, 38, Farm
Labourer, born Sussex, Thakeham
Frances Bishop, Wife, Mar, 33, born
James Bishop, Son, 13, born Sussex,
William Bishop, Son, 9, born Sussex,
Ellen Bishop, Dau, 6, born Sussex,
Frances Bishop, Dau, 5, born Sussex,
Mary Ann Bishop, Dau, 2, born Sussex,
Henry Bishop, Son, 9m, born Sussex,
This page was reviewed on 11 April 2012