Ancestors of Mandy Willard

Number of pages

in this site:

2,688

Please bear this in mind when you contact me, as I can not always remember what I've said where.  It would be really helpful if you could tell me the page title or URL you are contacting me about.

 

Links to other pages in this site or other websites are in BLUE or RED.

 

Family History is my hobby.  I am not a professional genealogist.

 

Thank you for taking the time to view my humble effort.  Also, a very BIG THANK YOU to all those who have kindly contributed information.

 

Please check the data for yourself against original sources.

 

Tip:  You may need to hit your F5 key to see any changes to the page since your last visit.

 

 

 

William MANSELL (1793-?)

and Lucy BRAY (1795-1828)

and Elizabeth PELLETT (c1807-1860)

 

William Mansell and Lucy Bray married by banns on 9 November 1817 in Henfield, Sussex.  He was then a widower and she a spinster and they were both of Henfield.  William next married Elizabeth Pellett by banns on 8 April 1832 in Woodmancote, Sussex.  He was then a widower and she a spinster, and they were both of Woodmancote.  The witnesses to their marriage were James Pellett and Elizabeth Mansell.

William Mansel was baptised on 22 September 1793 in Henfield, Sussex.  He was the son of William Mansell (1769-1845) and Ann Apted (c1767-1845).  A William Mansell died aged 80 years and was buried on 24 May 1864 in Henfield (this age and date has come from a transcript, might his age have been 70?)

Lucy Bray was baptised on 15 March 1795 in Ringmer, Sussex.  She was the daughter of John Bray and Charity Collins.  Lucy died aged 33 years and was buried on 8 May 1828 in Henfield.  The burial register noted she was the wife of William Mansell.

Elizabeth Pellett was born about 1806-8 in West Grinstead, Sussex, as per the 1851 census, although no baptism has been found there for her.  She died aged 48 years and was buried on 21 April 1860 in Henfield.

When the 1841 census was recorded, William was a 45 year old agricultural labourer and living at Goddons in Henfield, along with 25 year old Elizaabeth and 4 children (Eliza, Mary, Harriet and Prudence).  Also with the family was 20 year old Henry Mansell who was an agricultural labourer, 75 year old Anne Mansell, 40 year old bricklayer Thomas Sayers and 6 year old Ellen Lelliott.  (Was 75 year old Anne the same person as 70 year old Ann who was living with 70 year old William in 1841?)

In 1851, William and Elizabeth together with 2 children (Prudence and Frances) were living at Godsdene in Henfield.  William was a 59 year old agricultural labourer and Elizabeth was 45.  He gave his place of birth as Henfield and she as West Grinstead.

By 1861, William was a 68 year old widower and agricultural labourer.  He was lodging in the home of Alfred Brown at Buckwish in Henfield.

 

William Mansell and Lucy Bray had 4 known children:

  1. James Mansell was baptised on 8 November 1818 in Henfield.  He was buried on 26 July 1835 in Henfield.  The burial register noted he was 16 years old and the son of William and Lucy (deceased).

  2. Henry Mansell was baptised on 21 January 1821 in Henfield.  When the 1841 census was recorded he was living with his father and step-mother in Woodmancote and he was then an agricultural labourer.

  3. William Mansell was baptised on 15 June 1823 in Henfield.  The baptism register noted his father was a labourer.  When the 1841 census was recorded he may have been a 20 year old carpenter living in the home of 57 year old William Walles in Queen Street, St. George, Hanover Square, Middlesex.  William was then said not to have been born in Middlesex.  William set up home with my 3x Great Grandmother Elizabeth Mansbridge (1808-1879).

  4. Isaiah Mansell was baptised on 17 April 1825 in Henfield.  The baptism register noted his father was a labourer.  In 1841 he was 16 years old and living in Eton Thorn, Woodmancote.  When the 1851 census was recorded he was an unmarried 22 year old servant and agricultural labourer in the home of John Muzzall at Catsfold in Henfield (this was the next property on the enumerator's route after Isaiah's father.)

 

William Mansell and Elizabeth Pellett had 6 known children:

  1. Eliza Mansell was baptised on 14 April 1833 in Henfield.  The baptism register noted his her father was a labourer.  She was 9 years old in 1841.

  2. George Mansell was baptised on 29 June 1834 in Henfield.  The baptism register noted his father was a labourer.  He died aged 12 months and was buried on 15 July 1835 in Henfield.  The burial register noted he was the son of William and Elizabeth.

  3. Mary Anne Mansell was baptised on 28 Febraury 1836 in Henfield.  She was 5 years old in 1841.

  4. Harriet Mansell was baptised on 11 January 1839 in Henfield.  The baptism register noted her father was a labourer of West End.  She was 2 years old in 1841.

  5. Prudence Mansell was born on 20 January 1841 and baptised on 14 March 1841 in Henfield.  At the time of the 1841 census she was 4 months old.  In 1851 she was 11 years old.  Prudence died aged 74 years and her death was registered in the fourth quarter of 1914 in the Brighton registration district.

    Prudence married John Botting in 1862 at St. Nicholas, Brighton.  He was 23 and she was 22.  Their fathers were named as Henry Botting and William Mansell.

    John was born about 1840 in Lindfield, Sussex and was the son of Henry Botting and Martha Bachelor.

    When the 1871 census was recorded the couple and 4 children (Elizabeth, John, Alice and Herbert) were living at 66 St. George's Road, Brighton.  They were both said to be 31 years old and John was a master baker.  He gave his place of birth as Lindfield and she as Henfield.  Also with the family were 5 servants, namely, Emily Muzzell a 19 year old general servant from Henfield, Louisa Marchant a 15 year old nursemaid from Brighton, William Stanford a 21 year old baker journeyman from somewhere in Sussex, William Newman an 18 year old baker journeyman from Hampshire and 16 year old baker journey Frank Fowler from Brighton.

    John and Prudence had the following children:

    1. Mary Ann Elizabeth Botting was baptised on 10 January 1864 at St. Nicholas in Brighton.  The baptism register noted her father was a baker from St. George's Road.  She was a 7 year old scholar in 1871.

    2. John Mansell Botting was baptised on 3 December 1865 at St. Nicholas in Brighton.  The baptism register noted his father was a baker from St. George's Road.  He was a 4 year old scholar in 1871.

    3. Alice Emilia Botting was bapitsed on 1 November 1868 at St. Nicholas in Brighton.  The baptism register noted her father was a baker from St. George's Road.  She was 2 years old in 1871.

    4. Herbert Botting was baptised on 19 March 1871 at St. Nicholas in Brighton.  The baptism register noted his father was a baker from St. George's Road.  At the time of the 1871 census he was 3 months old.

    5. Kate Botting was baptised on 4 May 1873 at St. Peter in Brighton.  The baptism register noted her father was a baker from St. George's Road.

    6. Sydney Douglas Botting was baptised on 26 March 1876 at St. Peter in Brighton.  The baptism register noted his father was a baker from 66 St. George's Road.

    7. Ada Gertrude Botting was baptised on 3 March 1878 at St. George in Brighton.  The baptism register noted her father was a baker and confectioner of 66 St. George's Road.

    8. Lillian Jessie Botting was baptised on 23 May 1880 at St. Peter in Brighton.  The baptism register noted her father was a baker from 66 St. George's Road.  She also seems to have been baptised on the same day at St. George in Brighton and that baptism register also mentioned her father was a confectioner in addition to being a baker of 66 St. George's Road.

  6. Fanny Mansell was born on 28 November 1846 and baptised on 12 November 1846 in Henfield.  The 1851 census recorded that Frances Mansell was 4 years old.

 

BRAY          MANSELL          PELLETT

This page was created on 23 July 2012