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Samuel LELLIOTT (1782-1823)

and Leah MITCHELL (c1785-?)

 

Samuel Lelliott and Leah Mitchel married on 8 May 1804 in Ashington, Sussex.  He was then of Ashington and she of Washington, Sussex.  (They were not my direct ancestors.  Samuel was the brother of my 4x Great Grandmother, Naomi Lelliott.)

Samuel Liliot was baptised on 3 March 1782 in Wiston, Sussex.  He was the son of Samuel Lelliott (1748-1817) and Elizabeth Sergeant (1748-?).  He died aged 41 years and was buried on 25 April 1823 in Wiston.

Leah Mitchell's date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me.  Might she have been baptised on 1 January 1786 in Pulborough, Sussex, the daughter of William Mitchell and Elizabeth?  However, a Leah Mitchell married William Edwards on 21 January 1806 in Horsham, Sussex.  She was a spinster and he a bachelor and they were both of Horsham.

As Leah Lilliot, widow of Wiston, she married Robert Parsons, widower of Thakeham, on 7 May 1829 in Wiston.  The witnesses to their marriage were Felix Freeman and Harriot Freeman (nee Parsons).

 

Samuel Lelliott and Leah Mitchell had 7 known children:

  1. Mary Lilliat was baptised on 15 December 1805 in Wiston.

  2. Elizabeth Lilliat was baptised on 6 March 1808 in Wiston.  She died aged 69 years and her death was registered in the second quarter of 1876 in the Thakeham registration district.

    As Elizabeth Lellyatt she married Philip Short on 25 October 1828 in Thakeham, Sussex.  He was a bachelor and made his X mark, whilst she was a spinster and signed her name.  They were both of Thakeham.  The witnesses to their marriage were John Short (signed) and Maria Short (marked).

    The death of Philip Short was registered in the fourth quarter of 1840 in the Thakeham registration district.

    When the 1841 census was recorded Elizabeth was the head of her household and earning her living as an agricultural labourer.  She and her 5 children were living in Thakeham.

    Philip and Elizabeth had the following children:

    1. Reuben Short was baptised on 21 June 1829 in Thakeham.  He was 12 years old in 1841.  The death of a Reuben Short was registered in the third quarter of 1846 in the Thakeham registration district.

    2. Allan Short was baptised on 13 March 1831 in Thakeham.  The 1841 census records that Ellen Short was 10 years old.

    3. Martin Short was baptised on 4 November 1832 in Thakeham.  The death of Martin Henry Short aged 76 years was registered in the fourth quarter of 1909 in the Thakeham registration district.  He was 8 years old in 1841.  In 1851 he was an 18 year old servant and agricultural labourer in the home of John Golds in Ferring, Sussex.

    4. George Short was baptised on 7 September 1834 in Thakeham.  He was 7 years old in 1841.  In 1851 he was a 16 year old servant and agricultural labourer living in the home of John Bristow at Broadbridge in Washington.  At the time of the 1861 census he was an unmarried 26 year old sawyer lodging with his mother and step father.

      George married Elizabeth Lelliott in the fourth quarter of 1864 in the Thakeham registration district.

      Elizabeth was born about 1839 in Washington and was the daughter of Richard Lelliott (1799-1868) and Mary Ann Realf (1799-1869).  Her father was a carpenter.  In 1841 she was 2 years old and living with her parents and siblings in Washington.  The 1851 census records that she was an 11 year old scholar living with her parents in Washington.  In 1861 she was a 22 year old servant and domestic cook at Abingworth Place in Thakeham.

      In the 1871 the couple and their 4 children were living at Merryhill in Thakeham.  George was then a 37 year old sawyer and Elizabeth was 31 years old and gave her place of birth as Washington.  Also with them on census night was an unmarried 41 year old lodger, Edwin Goddard.

      George and Elizabeth had the following known children:

      1. Levi Short was born about 1865 in Washington.  He was 6 year old scholar in 1871.

      2. Frank Short was born about 1866 in Thakeham.  In 1871 he was a 5 year old scholar.

      3. Edith Short was born about 1869 in Thakeham.  She was 2 years old in 1871.

      4. Minnie Short was born in 1871 in Thakeham.  When the 1871 census was recorded she was a month old.

    5. John Short was born about 1836 in Thakeham.  He was 5 years old in 1841.  When the 1851 census was recorded he was a 14 year old servant and agricultural labourer, living in the home of 15 year old Charlotte Short at Providence House in Washington.

    6. Henry Short was baptised on 5 May 1839 in Thakeham.  His death may have been registered in the fourth quarter of 1839 in the Thakeham registration district.

    As Elizabeth Short she married Henry Short on 5 July 1846 in Thakeham.

    When the 1851 census was recorded Henry and Elizabeth, together with their young daughter were living on Heath Common in Thakeham.  Henry was then a 32 year old agricultural labourer and Elizabeth was 42 years old.  His place of birth was then given as Thakeham and hers as Wiston.  In 1861 the couple were living at Yew Tree House in Thakeham and Henry was a 43 year old sawyer.  Also with them on census night were their daughter, 12 year old niece Caroline Lellyott, 11 year old niece Mary M. Lellyott, who had both been born in Madrid, Spain and 26 year old lodger George Short.  At the time of the 1871 census the couple were still living in Thakeham and Henry was a 52 year old agricultural labourer.  Also with them were their daughter, 3 nieces Elizabeth Lelliott aged 15, Harriett Lelliott aged 14 and Matilda Lelliott aged 12 and their 9 year old nephew James J. Lelliott all of whom were born in Spain.  In 1881 Henry was living with his second wife Jane on Heath Common in Thakeham.  They were both then aged 59 years and he was earning his living as a market gardener.

    Henry and Elizabeth had the following child:

    1. Mary Ann Short was baptised on 12 March 1848 in Thakeham.  She was 3 years old when the 1851 census was recorded.  She was a 13 year old scholar in 1861.  In 1871 she was an unmarried 23 year old dressmaker living with her parents.

      Mary Ann married William Carter in the fourth quarter of 1879 in the Thakeham registration district.

      In 1881 the couple and they young son were living on Ashington Common in Washington.  William was then a 34 year old bootmaker and he gave his place of birth as Washington.

      William and Mary Ann had the following known child:

      1. William Carter was born in 1880 in Washington.  He was 8 months old when the 1881 census was recorded.

  3. William Lilliat was baptised on 18 February 1810 in Wiston.

  4. Sarah Lilliat was baptised on 2 August 1812 in Wiston.

  5. Samuel Lilliat was baptised on 16 February 1817 in Wiston.

  6. James Lilliat was baptised on 23 May 1819 in Wiston, at which time his father was a labourer.

  7. Harriot Lilliat was baptised on 26 August 1821 in Wiston, at which time her father was a labourer.

 

LELLIOTT          MITCHELL

This page was reviewed on 11 April 2012