Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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John LIDBETTER (1771-1848)

and Maria WADY (1777-1819)

 

John Lidbetter and Maria Wady married by banns on 30 January 1797 in Pulborough, Sussex.  The witnesses to their marriage were James Lidbetter and Sarah White.  (They were not my direct ancestors.)

John Lidbetter was baptised on 12 May 1771 in Pulborough, Sussex.  He was the son of John Lidbetter and Avice Hitchcock.  He died aged 78 years and was buried on 6 October 1848 in Pulborough.

Maria Wady was born on 20 April 1777 and baptised on 27 April 1777 in Pulborough, Sussex.  A warrent was issued on 30 July 1777 naming her father as George Pulling a husbandman.  Her mother was Priscilla Wady, nee Hayler (1740-1828) who had been a widow for just over 2 years at the time of Maria's birth.  Maria died age 43 years and was buried on 1 August 1819 in Pulborough.

Before her marriage Maria had the following child:

  1. James Wadey was born on 7 November 1794 and baptised on 23 November 1794 in Billingshurst.  A warrent was issued on 27 November 1794 naming his father as John Parkhurst a farmer.

 

John Lidbetter and Maria Wady had 8 known children:

  1. John Lidbetter was baptised on 16 April 1797 in Pulborough.

  2. Thomas Lidbetter was baptised on 2 June 1799 in Pulborough.

    Thomas may have married Sarah Stephens 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.

  3. Maria Lidbetter was baptised on 14 June 1801 in Pulborough.

  4. William Lidbetter was baptised on 4 September 1803 in Pulborough.  He married Charlotte Mills in 1827.  (They have their own page.)

  5. 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:

    1. John Libbeter was baptised on 22 June 1845 in Pulborough and buried there as an infant on 17 September 1845.

    2. 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 Jesse Greenfield.

      Jane was baptised on baptised on 9 April 1848 in Pulborough and was the daughter of Edward Brockhurst and Eleanor Wedge.

    3. Mary Jane Lidbetter was baptised on 21 January 1849 in Pulborough and buried there as an infant on 6 October 1849.

    4. William Lidbetter was baptised on 13 October 1850 in Pulborough.  He was 7 months old when the 1851 census was recorded.

    5. Harriet Lidbetter was baptised on 17 April 1853 in Pulborough.

    6. James Lidbetter was baptised on 9 September 1855 in Pulborough.

    7. Ellen Lidbetter was baptised on 13 October 1857 in Pulborough.  The baptism register noted that her father was a labourer from Marehill.

    8. Caroline Lidbetter was baptised on 8 April 1860 in Pulborough.

  6. 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.

  7. Avice Lidbetter was baptised on 19 September 1813 in Pulborough.  It was noted in the baptism register that her father was a labourer.

    As 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 Eliza Sturt.

  8. George Lidbetter was baptised on 23 June 1816 in Pulborough.

 

LIDBETTER          WADEY

This page was reviewed on 11 April 2012