Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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Richard LELLIOT (1745-1797)

and Ann PENFOLD (c1750-?)


Richard Lelliot and Ann Penfold married on 8 April 1777 in Ashurst, Sussex.  The witnesses to their marriage were John Hillman and Thomas Muzzall.  (They were not my direct ancestors.  Richard was the nephew of my 6x Great Grandfather, Thomas Lillyot.)

Richard Lilliot was baptised on 22 April 1745 in Shermanbury, Sussex.  He was the son of Henry Lelliott (1698-1774) and Elizabeth Godley (?-1784).  He was  buried in Shermanbury on 29 May 1797, by the name of Richard Lelliet.

Ann Penfold's date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me.  As Ann Lelliett, widow, she married widower Benjamin Terry by banns on 14 April 1805 in Shermanbury.  They were both of Shermanbury and both made their marks in the register.  The witnesses to their marriage were James Hards and Thomas Jupp.


Richard Lelliot and Ann Penfold had 4 known children:

  1. John Lilliott was baptised on 11 April 1779 in Shermanbury. 

    As John Lelliett he married Ann Banfield by banns on 16 April 1805 in Shermanbury.  John signed his name and Ann made her mark.  They were both of Shermanbury and John was a bachelor, whilst Ann was a spinster.  The witnesses to their marriage were James Hards and Ann Banfield who made her mark.

    Ann Lelliot died aged 84 years and was buried on 30 October 1863 in Shermanbury.

    John and Ann had 2 known sons:

    1. Richard Lelliott was baptised on 17 November 1805 in Shermanbury.

      Richard may have married Caroline Marchant on 28 December 1826 in Brighton.

      In 1851 Richard was a 46 year old widower and agricultural labourer and living with the family of his brother Peter.

    2. Peter Lelliott was baptised on 29 December 1811 in Shermanbury.

      Peter married Mary Glazebrook on 30 April 1841 in Shermanbury.

      Mary was baptised on 13 August 1815 in Shermanbury and was the daughter of James Glazebrook and Elizabeth Birchfield.

      When the 1851 census was recorded the couple and 3 children (James, George and Peter) were living at Oatlands Cottage in Shermanbury.  Peter was a 39 year old agricultural labourer and Mary was 35.  They both gave their place of birth as Shermanbury.  Also with them was Peter's brother Richard.

      On 7 April 1869, Peter Lilliott labourer of Shermanbury, made a statutory declaration as to the ownership by Hannah Dendy of the cottage at Shermanbury, adjoining the Turnpike Road from Horsham to Brighton, then in occupation of himself and Frederick Glazebrook, and near to the Corner House Tollgate, bound on the East by land of Henry Hunt, M.D., at the North by garden ground originally part of the waste of the manor of Shermanbury and then belonging to John Hoper, and South by waste of the manor, and West by the saide road (ref. A2A).

      Peter and Mary had the following children:

      1. James Lelliott was baptised on 9 November 1845 in Shermanbury.  He was a 5 year old scholar in 1851.

      2. George Lelliott was baptised on 7 April 1848 in Shermanbury.  He was 3 years old in 1851.  When the 1861 census was recorded he was a 13 year old servant and carter boy living in the home of Peter Davey at Wilcocks Farm in Shermanbury.  (Peter was the half brother of George's mother.)

      3. Peter Lelliott was baptised on 7 July 1850 in Shermanbury.  He was 10 months old when the 1851 census was recorded.

      4. Stephen Lelliott was baptised on 18 August 1852 in Shermanbury and buried there on 4 February 1856.

      5. Mary Ann Lelliott was baptised on 4 September 1854 in Shermanbury.

      6. John Lelliott was baptised on 6 September 1857 in Shermanbury.

  2. Ann Lilliott was baptised on 11 December 1785 in Shermanbury.  It was noted in the baptism register that her parents paid the 3d. baptism fee.

    Ann married Thomas Parsons by banns on 27 January 1807 in Shermanbury.  He was a bachelor and she a spinster and they were both of Shermanbury.  The witnesses to their marriage were Elizabeth Attre, James Hards and Thomas Cooper.

    Thomas and Ann had the following known children:

    1. Peter Parsons was baptised on 31 July 1808 in Shermanbury.

    2. James Parsons was baptised on 27 July 1810 in Shermanbury.

    3. William Parsons was baptised on 13 June 1813 in Shermanbury. 

  3. Henry Lilliot was baptised on 27 April 1788 in Shermanbury.  The baptism register noted that his parents were paupers and exempt from paying the 3d. baptism fee.  He died aged 42 years and was buried on 3 August 1830 in Shermanbury, by the name of Henry Lellyot.

  4. Sarah Lelliet was baptised on 17 October 1790 in Shermanbury.  The baptism register noted that her parents were paupers and exempt from paying the 3d. baptism fee.



This page was updated on 19 July 2012