Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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Charles MATTHEWS (?-?)

and Ann ROBINSON (?-1805)

and Elizabeth BROWN (?-1828)

 

Charles Matthews and Ann Robinson married by licence on 3 March 1796 in West Grinstead, Sussex.  He was a bachelor and she a spinster.  The witnesses to their marriage were James Robinson and Sarah Etheridge.  As a widower, Charles Matthews married Elizabeth Attree by banns on 14 March 1809 in Cowfold, Sussex.  She was a widow and they were both of Cowfold.  The witnesses to their marriage were Sarah Brown and William Hills.  (They were not my direct ancestors.)

Charles Matthews date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me.  Might he have been baptised on 12 November 1769 in Twineham, Sussex, the son of Thomas Mathew and Elizabeth Mitchel?

Ann Robinson's date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me.  She was buried on 4 March 1805 in West Grinstead.  The burial register noted that she was the wife of Charles Matthews.

Elizabeth's date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me.  She was buried on 24 January 1828 in Cowfold.  The burial register noted that she was the wife of Charles Mathews.  Previously as Elizabeth Brown she married William Attree by banns on 13 September 1787.  She was then a spinster.  The witnesses to their marriage were John Pollard and Sarah Pollard.  William was buried on 15 March 1807 in Cowfold.

 

Charles Matthews and Ann Robinson had 5 known children:

  1. William Robinson Matthews was baptised on 22 September 1796 in West Grinstead.

  2. Charles Matthews was baptised on 24 June 1798 in West Grinstead.

  3. Ann Matthews was baptised on 1 May 1800 in West Grinstead.

  4. Sarah Matthews was baptised on 22 August 1802 in West Grinstead.

  5. Elizabeth Matthews was baptised on 4 March 1805 in West Grinstead.

 

Charles Matthews and Elizabeth Brown had 3 known children:

  1. Mary Mathews was baptised on 14 January 1810 in Cowfold.  Mary married Charles Parsons in 1830.  (They have their own page.)

  2. John Mathews was baptised on 29 February 1812 in Cowfold.  He may have died aged 79 years and have been buried on 20 March 1891 in Cowfold.

    John married Sarah Lish by licence on 13 November 1831 in Steyning.  He was then from Cowfold.  The witnesses to their marriage were Charles Easton and Richard Marchant Morris.  Their marriage licence was issued on 12 November 1831 by the Archdeaconry of Chichester, which also noted that he was a bachelor and she a spinster.

    When the 1841 census was recorded the couple and 5 children (Mark, Luke, Elizabeth, John and Matthew) were living in Cowfold.  They were both said to be 25 years old and John was a farm labourer.

    In 1851 the couple were living at Cotlands Cottage in Cowfold.  John was a 39 year old gardener and Sarah was 38.  He gave his place of birth as Cowfold and she as Portslade, Sussex.  With them on census night were 4 of their children, namely Elizabeth, John, Matthew and Benjamin.

    John and Sarah had the following children:

    1. Mark Matthews was baptised on 8 January 1832 in Cowfold.  The baptism register noted that his father was a labourer.  In 1841 he was 9 years old.

    2. Luke Matthews was baptised on 26 January 1824 in Cowfold.  The baptism register noted that his father was a labourer  and his mother's name as Jane.  He was 7 years old in 1841.

    3. Elizabeth Matthews was baptised on 27 March 1836 in Cowfold.  The baptism register noted her father was a labourer and her mother's name as Jane.  In 1841 she was 5 years old.  She was a 15 year old servant out of place in 1851.

    4. John Matthews was baptised on 24 June 1838 in Cowfold.  The baptism register noted that his father was a labourer and his mother's name as Jane.  In 1841 he was 3 years old.  He was a 12 year old scholar in 1851.

    5. Matthew Matthews was baptised on 28 February 1841 in Cowfold.  The baptism register note that his father was a labourer.  At the time of the 1841 census he was 4 months old.  He was a 10 year old scholar in 1851.

    6. Charles Matthews was baptised on 23 April 1843 in Cowfold.  The baptism register noted that his father was a labourer.

    7. Benjamin Matthews was baptised on 25 January 1846 in Cowfold.  The baptism register noted that his father was a labourer.  He was a 5 year old scholar in 1851.

  3. Benjamin Matthews was baptised on 3 September 1815 in Cowfold.  The baptism register noted that his father was a gardener.

 

William Attree and Sarah Brown had 8 known children:

  1. James Attree was baptised on 14 December 1787 in Cowfold.  He may have died aged 40 years and have been buried on 20 April 1828 in Cowfold.

  2. Elizabeth Attree was baptised on 10 January 1790 in Cowfold.

  3. Judith Attree was baptised on 12 January 1792 in Cowfold.

    Judith had the following child:

    1. Henry Attree died aged 15 months and was buried on 16 November 1814 in Cowfold.  The burial register noted that he was the baseborn son of Judith Attree.

  4. William Attree was baptised on 1 March 1794 in Cowfold.  He may have died aged 77 years and have been buried on 26 November 1872 in Cowfold.

  5. Thomas Attree was baptised on 6 March 1798 in Cowfold.  He may have died aged 47 years and have been buried on 3 December 1847 in Cowfold.  Thomas may have married Martha Ansell by banns on 19 April 1824 in Cowfold.  He was a bachelor and she a spinster from Horsham.  The witnesses to their marriage were James Morris and Susan Ansell.

  6. Sophia Attree was baptised on 22 June 1800 in Cowfold.

  7. Henry Attree was baptised on 18 July 1802 in Cowfold.  The baptism register noted that his parents were from the poor house.  He may have died aged 38 years and have been buried on 18 February 1840 in Cowfold.

  8. James Attree was baptised on 26 April 1806 in Cowfold.

 

 

William Matthews was buried on 12 October 1803 in West Grinstead.

Sarah Matthews was baptised on 4 May 1804 in West Grinstead.

 

BROWN          MATTHEWS          ROBINSON

This page was created on 8 September 2011