John Lidbetter was baptised on 16 April 1797 in
Thomas Lidbetter was baptised on 2 June 1799 in
Thomas may have married
by banns on 10 February 1824 in Pulborough. The
witnesses to their marriage were William Laker and
Mary Stephens. They were both then
of Pulborough. He may also or instead of married Sarah
Whittington by banns on 13 September 1834 in Pulborough.
The witnesses to their marriage were Thomas Sturt
and James Overington.
Maria Lidbetter was baptised on 14 June 1801 in
William Lidbetter was baptised on 4 September 1803 in Pulborough.
Mills in 1827. (They have their own page.)
Charles Lidbetter was baptised on 1 March 1807 in
Pulborough. He died aged 53 years and was buried on 30 June
1860 in Pulborough. In 1841 he was said to be a 35 year old
agricultural labourer and he was living with the family of his
brother William at Barn House, Pulborough.
Charles married Mary Adfield by banns on 5 October 1844
in Pulborough. He was then a 38 year old bachelor and labourer and
she was a 24 year old spinster. Their fathers were named as
John Libbeter and John Adfield who
were both labourers. The witnesses to their marriage were
Francis Libbeter and Mary Anne Libbeter.
Mary was born about 1820/1 in Wiggonholt, Sussex and was the daughter of
John Adfield and Elizabeth Harwood,
who had married on 15 October 1821 in Wiggonholt.
As Mary Lidbetter, widow, she married George
Hayler, widower, by banns on 24 December 1864 in Pulborough.
George was then a labourer. Their fathers were named as
James Hayler and John Adfield and they were
both labourers. The witnesses to their marriage were
Charles Hayler and Mary Ann Holden.
When the 1851 census was recorded the couple were living in Pulborough
along with their 2 children and Mary's widowed mother, 68 year old
Elizabeth Adfield, who was born in Wiggonholt.
Charles and Mary had the following children:
John Libbeter was baptised on 22 June 1845 in
Pulborough and buried there as an infant on 17 September 1845.
Charles Lidbetter was baptised on 15 November 1846 in Pulborough.
He was 4 years old when the 1851 census was recorded.
Charles married Jane Brockhurst by banns on 24 November 1866 in Pulborough.
Charles was then a 20 year old bachelor and labourer, and Jane a 20 year old
spinster. The witnesses to the marriage were Mr. John Watson and
Jane was baptised on baptised on 9 April 1848 in Pulborough and was
the daughter of
Mary Jane Lidbetter was baptised on 21 January 1849
in Pulborough and buried there as an infant on 6 October 1849.
William Lidbetter was baptised on 13 October 1850
in Pulborough. He was 7 months old when the 1851 census was
Harriet Lidbetter was baptised on 17 April 1853 in
James Lidbetter was baptised on 9 September 1855 in
Ellen Lidbetter was baptised on 13 October 1857 in
Pulborough. The baptism register noted that her father was a
labourer from Marehill.
Caroline Lidbetter was baptised on 8 April 1860 in
Francis Lidbetter was baptised on 26 November 1809
in Pulborough. He died aged 47 years and was buried on 7 July
1856 in Pulborough.
Francis may have married Mary Ann Greenfield
by banns on 4 February 1831 in Pulborough. The witnesses to
their marriage were Charles Sayers and James Overington.
Avice Lidbetter was baptised on 19 September 1813
in Pulborough. It was noted in the baptism register that her
father was a labourer.
Alice Lidbetter she married Thomas Sturt
on 29 June 1833 in Storrington. She was then a spinster from
Pulborough and he a widower. However, another Avice
Lidbetter was baptised in Pulborough on 29 April 1810, but
she may have been buried in Pulborough on 14 April 1849 as 38 year
old Avice Lidbetter.
The 1841 census records her name as
Avis Sturt and
she was then said to be 30 years old. She was living with her
40 year old husband, Thomas, who was a blacksmith, in Sutton,
Sussex. With them on census night was 12 year old Sarah Sturt and 2 year old
George Lidbetter was baptised on 23 June 1816 in