Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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Peter LELLIOTT (1830-1896)

and Mary Ann WOOLGAR (1833-?)


Peter Lelliott and Mary Ann Woolgar married on 22 June 1856 in Henfield, Sussex.  (They were not my direct ancestors.  My 4x great grandparents were William Woolgar and Naomi Lelliott who married in 1805 and then settled in Henfield.)

Peter Lelliott was born on 26 October 1830 in Henfield and baptised on 12 December 1830 at the Cuckfield Providence Chapel on Staplefield Common.  He was the son of Philip Lelliott (1804-1892) and Hannah Emsley (c1806-1872).  He died aged 65 years and his death was registered in the second quarter of 1896 in the Steyning registration district.  In 1841 he was 10 years old and living with his parents at Knights in Henfield.  His father was then a bargeman.

Mary Ann Woolgar was baptised on 14 July 1833 in Upper Beeding, Sussex.  She was the daughter of Philip Woolgar (1804-?) and Charlotte Sharpe, nee Nash.

At the time of the 1891 census, Peter and Mary Ann were living at East Out in Henfield and he was a 60 year old agricultural labourer.  Their sons James and George were also with them on census night.  In 1901, Mary Ann together with her daughter Lydia and son George, were living at 6 Butts Road in Southwick.


Peter Lelliott and Mary Ann Woolgar had 11 known children:

  1. Peter Lelliott was baptised on 9 August 1857 in Henfield and buried there on 7 September 1869.  The burial register records that he was "run over".

  2. Elizabeth Lelliott was baptised on 14 November 1858 in Henfield.  She died aged 14 years and was buried on 29 December 1872 in Henfield.

  3. Ellen Lelliott was baptised on 11 November 1860 in Henfield.  She married George Fairs in 1882.  (They have their own page.)

  4. Philip Lelliott was baptised on 11 May 1862 in Henfield.  It is thought he was 1 of 2 brothers who died in the Boar War.

  5. Jane Lelliott was baptised on 10 April 1864 in Henfield.  She married Alfred Silverson in 1886.  (They have their own page.)

  6. Mary Ann Lelliott was baptised on 25 March 1866 in Woodmancote, at which time her father was a labourer of Woodmancote.

  7. Lydia Lelliott was baptised on 14 June 1868 in Henfield.  In 1901 she was an unmarried 32 year old charwoman living with her mother in Southwick.

  8. James Lelliott was born on 19 December 1869 and baptised on 13 March 1870 in Henfield.  He died on 8 August 1857 in Southwick, Sussex.  In 1891 he was a 20 year old agricultural labourer living at home with his parents in Henfield.

    James married Siscy Ivy Wheatland on 11 April 1898 in Southwick.

    Siscy was born on 7 April 1878 in Southwick.  She was the daughter of Edward Wheatland and Ellen Morley. Siscy died on 24 November 1973 in Southwick.

    The 1901 census records that James and Lucy Alice Lelliott were living in Southview Road, Southwick and he was then a coal (could be carrier).

    James and Siscy had the following children:

    1. Dorothy Beatrice Lelliott was born on 18 January 1899 in Southwick.  She died on 20 March 1972 in Kent.  She was 2 years old when the 1901 census was recorded.

      Dorothy married Leonard Brandon in about 1936.

    2. Siscy Ivy Dular Lelliott was born on 25 March 1901 in Southwick.  She died on 28 September 1979 and was buried on 5 October 1979 in Southwick.  The 1901 census records that she was an unnamed son aged 1 month.

      Siscy married twice, firstly to James Malia and then to George Robert Kipling.

      James Malia was born about 1892.  He died on 27 February 1919 and was buried at the Sunderland (Bishopwearmouth) Cemetery.  At the time of his death he was a driver with the Royal Field Artillery and part of the Artillery Reception Brigade.  His service number was 86055.  He was the son of John Malia, who had pre deceased his son, and Elizabeth E.  When he died his mother was living at Nulwith Hotel, Coronation Street, Sunderland.

      James and Siscy had 1 daughter who emigrated to Canada.

      George Kipling was born on 16 April 1894 in Portsmouth, Hampshire.  He died in 1983.

      George and Siscy had 7 children, 1 of whom died in infancy.

      The Kipling family moved to 71 Ridgway, Southwick in about 1939.  My father's Willard family moved to 67 Ridgway at about the same time.

    3. Gladys Edna Mae Lelliott was born on 23 February 1906 in Southwick.  She died in August 1990 in Southwick.  Glad married Cyril Todman in 1930.

    4. Ellen Ada Lelliott was born on 11 October 1909 in Southwick.

    5. Phyllis Winnifred Alberta Lelliott was born on 23 June 1915 in Southwick.  She died on 22 November 2000 in Worthing, Sussex.  Phyllis married Harry Lassetter on 18 November 1939 in Southwick.

    6. A son died in infancy.

  9. Annie Lelliot was baptised on 9 January 1872 in Henfield.  In 1891 she was a servant at Frith Mansion in Walton-on-the-Hill, Surrey.  In 1901 she was a general servant in Aldrington, Sussex.

  10. Emily Lelliott was born about 1877 in Henfield.

  11. George Lelliott was born about 1879 in Henfield.  He was a 12 year old scholar in 1891.  In 1901 he was an unmarried 22 year old excavator/navvy.


Very many thanks to Eileen Spurrier for additions to this page.


This page was reviewed on 11 April 2012