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Stephen MARKWICK (1786-1851)

and Martha SHEPHARD (c1787-1845)

 

Stephen Markwick and Martha Shephard married by banns on 2 September 1811 in Uckfield, Sussex.  (They were not my direct ancestors.  Stephen was the great nephew of my 6x Great Grandmother, Ann Tutt.)

Stephen Markwick was baptised on 16 June 1786 in Uckfield.  He was the son of Richard Markwick (1761-?) and Mary Tutt (1758-1815).  He died/was buried on 10 August 1851.  (IGI dates.)

Martha Shephard was born about 1787 and died/was buried on 16 October 1845.  (IGI date.)  Her death was registered in the fourth quarter of 1845 in the Uckfield registration district.

The 1841 census records that the couple were living in Church Street, Uckfield.  Stephen was then a builder.  Also with them at that time were 7 of their children and 2 servants, namely Luke Mimms aged 15 and 25 year old George Dumsday.  When the 1851 census was recorded Stephen was a 64 year old widower and timber merchant and he was still living in Church Street.  Also with him on census night were 2 of his unmarried children and 2 general servants, 16 year old William Penticost and 19 year old Naomi Turner.

 

Stephen Markwick and Martha Shephard had 10 known children:

  1. Martha Markwick was baptised on 12 July 1812 in Uckfield.  She died on 10 November 1842 at Hempstead Mill, Buxted.  Her cause of death was consumption and the death was registered by Mary Markwick who was present at the death.

    Martha married George Heaver on 9 April 1834.  He was a miller of Buxted.  After Martha's death he married her sister, Emma.

    George was born about 1809/10 in Isfield, Sussex.  Might he have been the son of Benjamin Heaver and Elizabeth Cripps?  Benjamin was a miller of Isfield.  George died aged 72 years and his death was registered in the fourth quarter of 1881 in the Uckfield registration district.

    Hempstead Mill, Buxted, in 1969, from:  http://viewfinder.english-heritage.org.uk/search/reference.asp?index=8281&main_query=&theme=&period=&county=&district=&place_name=&imageUID=318&=&JS=TrueThe 1841 census records that the family were living at Hempsted Mill in Buxted and George was a 31 year old miller.

    George and Martha had 4 children:

    1. Caroline Heaver was born in 1835 in Uckfield.  In 1841 she was 6 years old.  At the time of the 1851 census she was 15 years old and the eldest of her siblings living at home.

      Caroline married William Stanford in the second quarter of 1860 in the Eastbourne registration district.

    2. Emma Martha Heaver was born in 1837 in Uckfield.  She was 4 years old in 1841.  In 1851 she was a 14 year old scholar.  The 1861 census records that she was an unmarried 24 year and living at home with her parents and siblings.

    3. Ann Elizabeth Heaver was born in 1838 in Uckfield.  In 1841 she was 3 years old.  She was a 13 year old scholar in 1851.  In 1861 she was an unmarried 23 year old living at home.

    4. Henry Heaver was born in 1840 in Uckfield.  He was a year old when the 1841 census was recorded and a 10 year old scholar in 1851.  In 1861 he was an unmarried 20 year old miller living at home.

  2. Emma Markwick was baptised on 8 October 1815 in Uckfield.  (IGI date.)  The 1841 census records that she was 25 years old and the eldest of her siblings living at home.  She died aged 65 years and her death was registered in the second quarter of 1881 in the Uckfield registration district.

    Emma married her brother-in-law George Heaver by licence on 25 September 1847 in Kennington.  The witnesses to their marriage were Stephen Markwick and Ann Markwick.

    When the 1851 census was recorded the family were living at Hempstead Mill in Buxted and George was a 41 year old miller employing 2 men.  Also with them on census night were 3 servants, namely, Ephraim Burton a 17 year old miller's apprentice, 15 year old Elizabeth Watson who was a general servant and 20 year old miller's labourer, William Holmwood.  They were still at Hempstead Mill in 1861, along with a 17 year old servant apprentice, Hugh Shepherd Manser.

    George and Emma had 3 children:

    1. Harriet Elizabeth Heaver was born in 1849 in Buxted.  She was 2 years old in 1851.  In 1861 she was a 12 year old scholar.

      Harriet married Ebenezer Warburton (ref. Helen Warburton) on 10 September 1870 in Buxted.  He was then 24 years old and she was 21.  Their fathers were named as John Warburton and George Heaver.

      Ebenezer was born about 1846 in Southill, Bedfordshire, and was the son of John Warburton (1814-?) and Emma Rudman (1817-?).  He died aged 83 years and his death was registered in the second quarter of 1929 in the Battle registration district.

      When the 1871 census was recorded the couple were living in Mill House, Buxted.  Ebenzer was then a 24 year old miller employing 1 man and 1 boy.  Harriott was then 21 years old.  Also with them on census night was 17 year old general domestic servant Fanny Botting and 13 year old miller's apprentice David White.

      The couple together with 2 children were still at Mill House in 1881.  Ebenezer was a 35 year old miller and farmer of 70 acres employing 3 men and a boy.  Harriett's age was then recorded as 32.  Also with them was 14 year old miller's apprentice Harry B. Foster and 20 year old domestic servant Louisa Cottyle or Cothyher.

      In 1891 Ebenezer aged 46 was still earning his living as a miller and was living at Mill House with 42 year old Harriett and their 8 children.

      The 1901 census records that 55 year old Ebenezer was a flour miller at the Mill in Buxted.  Harriet was then 52 years old.  Also with them on census night were 3 of their sons and 22 year old unmarried servant Dora Brown.

      The family opened a corn merchant store in Bexhill which was demolished in the 1970s' when a bypass was construction (ref. Helen Warburton).

      Ebenezer and Harriet had the following children:

      1. Emma Elizabeth Warburton was born in the fourth quarter of 1872 in Buxted.  She was an 8 year old scholar in 1881.  In 1891 she was 18 years old an living at home with her parents.

      2. Ada Mary Warburton was born in the fourth quarter of 1874 in Buxted.  In 1891 she was 16 years old and living with her parents.  She died aged 19 years and her death was registered in the third quarter of 1893 in the Uckfield registration district.

      3. John George Warburton was born in the second quarter of 1877 in Buxted and died there aged 2 years in the third quarter of 1879.

      4. Ebenezer Warburton was born in the second quarter of 1879 in Buxted.  He was 2 years old when the 1881 census was recorded.  In 1891 he was a 12 year old scholar.

        Ebenezer married Helen Rose Newnham in the second quarter of 1903 in the Battle registration district.

        Helen Rose was born in the fourth quarter of 1873 in St. Leonards, Sussex and was the daughter of Jesse Newnham (1837-?) and Sophia James (1834-1911).  When the 1901 census was recorded she was an unmarried 27 year old living with her parents at 31 Station Road, Bexhill.  Her father was then a retired baker who had been born in Wivelsfield, Sussex.

        Ebenezer and Helen had the following children:

        1. Eric John Newnham Warburton was born in the fourth quarter of 1904 in Bexhill.

        2. Adah Lois Warburton was born in the fourth quarter of 1906 in Bexhill.

        3. Margaret Helen Warburton was born in the first quarter of 1908 in Bexhill.

        4. Bertha Mary Warburton was born in the second quarter of 1910 in Bexhill.

      5. Samuel Warburton was born in the first quarter of 1882 in Buxted.  He was a  9 year old scholar in 1891.

      6. George Arthur Warburton was born in the fourth quarter of 1883 in Buxted.  In 1891 he was a 7 year old scholar.

        George married Lizzie M. Vinall in the second quarter of 1912 in the Eastbourne registration district.

        George and Lizzie had the following children:

        1. Jean E. Warburton was born in the third quarter of 1913 in the Uckfield registration district.

        2. Clement J. Warburton was born in the fourth quarter of 1914 in the Uckfield registration district.

      7. Herbert John Warburton was born in the fourth quarter of 1885 in Buxted.  He was a 5 year old scholar in 1891.  In 1901 he was a 15 year old miller.

      8. Jessie Harriette Warburton was born in the third quarter of 1888 in Buxted.  In 1891 she was 2 years old.

      9. William Henry Warburton was born in about February 1891 in Buxted.  At the time of the 1891 census he was a month old.  In 1901 he was 10 years old.

        William married Mary A. Knight in the second quarter of 1915 in the Uckfield registration district.

        William and Mary had the following child:

        1. Kenneth J. Warburton was born in the fourth quarter of 1916 in the Uckfield registration district.

      10. Harold Cecil Warburton was born in the third quarter of 1893 in Buxted.  When the 1901 census was recorded he was 7 years old.

    2. Martha Heaver was born in 1851 in Buxted.  At the time of the 1851 census she was 3 months old.  She was a 10 year old scholar in 1861.

    3. Agnes Heaver was born in 1852 in Buxted.  She was an 8 year old scholar when the 1861 census was recorded.

  3. Thomas Shephard Markwick was baptised on 3 May 1818 in Uckfield.  He died/was buried on 19 May 1882.  (IGI dates.)  Thomas died aged 64 years in the second quarter of 1882 in the Uckfield registration district.  The 1841 census records that he was 20 years old and living at home.

    Thomas married Ann Boon on 25 September 1842 in Brighton.  Their fathers were named as Stephen Markwick and Richard Boon.

  4. Julia Tutt Markwick was baptised on 21 November 1819 in Uckfield.  She died/was buried on 4 March 1821.  (IGI dates.)

  5. Stephen Tutt Markwick was baptised on 4 November 1821 in Uckfield.  He died/was buried on 22 December 1851.  (IGI dates.)  He was said to be 16 years old in the 1841 census.  In 1851 he was an unmarried 29 year old assistant carpenter, living with his father.

  6. Agnes Mary Markwick was baptised on 24 September 1823 in Uckfield.  She died/was buried on 6 April 1844.  (IGI dates.)

  7. Hugh Markwick was baptised on 11 September 1825 in Uckfield.  He died/was buried on 4 May 1826.  (IGI dates.)

  8. Ann Markwick was baptised on 12 August 1827 in Uckfield.  (IGI date.)  In 1841 she was 14 years old.  She was an unmarried 23 year old, living with her father when the 1851 census was recorded.  She may have married a Duplack.

  9. Harriet Markwick was baptised on 2 August 1829 in Uckfield.  (IGI date.)  She was 12 years old in 1841.

    Harriet married Alfred Curtis in the fourth quarter of 1848 in the Uckfield registration district.

  10. Josias Markwick was born about 1831 and baptised on 24 March 1833 in Uckfield.  In 1841 he was 9 years old.  He may have died aged 55 years in the first quarter of 1888 in the East Preston registration district.

    Josias married Elizabeth Elmslie on 16 November 1857 in Reigate, Surrey.

 

 

Many thanks to Becca Kenneison for additional details on this page

 

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