and Ann SAWYER (c1770-1850)
Ann Sawyer married on 1 January 1793 in New Shoreham, Sussex.
He was then a bachelor and she a spinster. (They were not my direct
ancestors, but they were the 4x Great Grandparents of Bob Lelliott.)
Nicholas Lelliott was baptised on 1 October 1769 in Henfield, Sussex.
The baptism register noted that he was the base born son of widow Jane
Lilliott (c1730-?), who as Jane Slatter had married
William Lilliot (1725-1766) in 1751. (A database at
Ancestry.co.uk has that he was born in 1763 and died in 1819, but the
Henfield baptism register does not record a 1763 birth only his 1769
baptism. I don't know where he was buried, although I am guessing, in
Ann Sawyer's date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me.
She died aged 79 years on 9 January 1850 in Worthing (as per Roverman's
Family Tree at Ancestry.co.uk). Might she have been the daughter of
Henry Sawyers and Ann Shelley who married
on 27 March 1768 in New Shoreham? Or maybe, John Sawyers
and Sarah Roberts who married on 27 December 1764 in New
At the time of the 1841 census Ann was a 70 year old lodging housekeeper at
Paragon Place in Broadwater.
Nicholas Lelliott and Ann
Sawyers had 5 known children:
Lellyott was baptised on 29 September 1794 in New Shoreham.
Lucy Ward in 1817. (They have their own page.) He
would seem to have been the first Lancaster, but where did the name come
from? Might it have been the surname of Nicholas's father?
Henry Lellyott was baptised on 11 September 1796 in New Shoreham.
He married twice, firstly to Maria Williams
in 1821 and then to Jane
Bridger in 1835. (They have their own page.)
Ann Lelliott was baptised on 27 December 1798 in New Shoreham.
Might she have married David Miles on 22 April 1822 in
Broadwater? They were both then of Broadwater.
Nicholas Peter Lelliott was baptised on 5 February 1809 in
Nicholas Peter Lelliott married Mary Ann Harvey
on 21 June 1832 in Broadwater.
Nicholas Peter and Mary Ann had the following child:
Sarah Lelliott was born on 18 September 1834 and
baptised on 26 October 1834 at the Dorset Gardens Wesleyan Chapel in
Priscilla Lelliott was born on 5 October 1810 and baptised on 9
December 1810 at the Independent Chapel in Broadwater.
married John Phillips on 1 July 1833 in Broadwater.
This page was reviewed on 11 April 2012