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William MIRIAM (1773-1822)

and Sarah CARTER (1774-1848)

 

Sketch of St. Mary's by Richard Nevin, taken from http://www.wisgreen.freeserve.co.uk/churchsketch/pulborough.htmlWilliam Miriam and Sarah Carter married by banns on 28 February 1794 at the parish church of St. Mary's in Pulborough, Sussex.  He was then a bachelor and she a spinster who were both of Pulborough.  The witnesses to their marriage were John Carter and Nicholas Warner.  (They were not my direct ancestors.  William was the nephew of my 5x great grandmother, Hannah Miriam.)

William Miriam was baptised on 14 December 1773 in Pulborough.  He was the son of Mark Miriam (1747-1826) and Parnel Humphrey (1738-1811).  He died aged 49 years and was buried on 4 August 1822 in Pulborough.  His name was recorded as William Myram in the burial register.  On 29 October 1812 in Pulborough, William Murrum was a witness to the marriage of William Nicholson and Ester Carter.

Sarah Carter was baptised on 13 November 1774 in Pulborough and was the daughter of John Carter and Hannah.  She died aged 76 years and was buried on 13 January 1848 in Pulborough.  Her name was recorded as Sarah Murrum in the burial register.  When the 1841 census was recorded she was living with the family of her son John.

 

William Miriam and Sarah Carter had 8 known children:

  1. Mary Miriam was baptised on 11 May 1794 in Pulborough and buried there on 2 March 1798.

  2. William Mirian was baptised on 26 June 1796 in Pulborough.  He died aged 18 years and was buried on 29 June 1814 in Pulborough.  His name was then recorded as William Murium.

  3. Sarah Mullum was baptised on 18 February 1798 in Pulborough.  Before her marriage she had an illegitimate son:

    1. Thomas Holden Murrum was born on 6 January 1815 in his maternal grandfather's house and baptised on 5 February 1815 in Pulborough.  He was baptised on the same day as Mary Haylor Scutt.  On 18 February 1815 a bastardy order/bond was issued naming Thomas Holden, servant, as the father of Sarah Mirrum's illegitimate son.  When the 1841 census was recorded, Thomas was 25 years old and living with his uncle John Murrum at Codmore Hill in Pulborough.

    As Sarah Myam she married James Denyer by licence on 9 May 1818 in Pulborough.  He was a bachelor and she a spinster.  The witnesses were Timothy Towse and James Rice.

    James was baptised on 17 April 1796 in Pulborough and was the son of William Denyer (c1759-1837) and Milline Etherton (c1759-1836).  He died aged 26 years and was buried on 20 March 1822 in Pulborough.

    James and Sarah had the following children:

    1. Harriet Denyer was baptised on 25 October 1818 in Pulborough, at which time her father was a labourer.  As Harriet Pentecost she was a witnesses to the marriage of her half brother George Denyer on 29 June 1850 in Pulborough.  Then as Harriet Pennicot she witnessed the marriage of George Cobell and Leah Mitchell on 19 April 1852 in Pulborough.  And as Harriet Penticost she witnessed the marriage of David Adfield and Sarah Carter on 2 October 1852 in Pulborough.

      As Harriet Dennier she married William Pennicot by banns on 26 December 1836 in Pulborough.  They were both of Pulborough.  The witnesses to the marriage were John Pledge and James Overington.

      William was born about 1811.  He died aged 35 years and was buried on 10 January 1846 in Pulborough.  His name was recorded as William Pentecost in the burial register.

      Lower Street, Pulborough, circa 1910, taken from http://www.footstepsphotos.co.uk/Sussex/ssxp10.htmWhen the 1841 census was recorded the family were living in Lower Street, Pulborough and William was an agricultural labourer.  Harriet was a widow and pauper in 1851 and she and her 6 children were living in Pulborough.  The 1861 census records that 43 year old Harriet Pennicott was living in Nutbourne Street, Pulborough where she was housekeeper to Edward Naldrett a 49 year old widower who was an agricultural labourer.  In 1871, Edward, Harriet and their 2 children were living in Banks Cottage in Wiggonholt, Sussex.

      William and Harriet had the following children:

      1. Elizabeth Pennicot was baptised on 25 May 1837 in Pulborough, at which time her father was a servant.  In 1841 she was 4 years old.  She was 14 years old in 1851.

      2. James Pennicot was baptised on 4 November 1838 in Pulborough, at which time his father was a servant.  In 1841 he was 2 years old.  He was 12 years old in 1851.

      3. George Pennicott was baptised on 14 February 1841 in Pulborough, at which time his father was a servant.  He was 6 months old when the 1841 census was recorded.  In 1851 he was a 10 year old scholar.  As George Pentecost he married Elizabeth Eames by banns on 18 October 1862 in Pulborough.  He was then a 22 year old bachelor and labourer and she a 20 year old spinster.  Her father was not named on the marriage certificate.  The witnesses to the marriage were Jesse Greenfield and William Daughtry.

      4. Ann Pennicott was baptised on 8 January 1843 in Pulborough, at which time her father was a servant.  In 1851 she was an 8 year old scholar.  She may have died aged 14 years in the Thakeham workhouse and have been buried as Ann Pentecost on 9 February 1858 in Pulborough.

      5. Jane Penicot was baptised on 19 October 1845 in Pulborough, at which time her father was a labourer.  She was 5 years old when the 1851 census was recorded.

      6. Charles Pennicot was baptised on 17 September 1848 in Pulborough, at which time his father was a labourer.  In 1851 he was 2 years old.  He was a 12 year old agricultural labourer in 1861.

      After William's death Harriet had 4 illegitimate children:

      1. Catherine Netley Penticost was baptised on 9 September 1853 in Pulborough.  In 1861 she was 7 years old.

      2. Ellen Pentecost was baptised on 6 September 1857 in Pulborough, at which time her widowed mother was from Nuthurst.  She was 4 years old in 1861.  The 1871 census records that she was 13 year old Ellen Naldrett.

      3. Alfred Pentecost was baptised on 24 June 1860 in Pulborough, at which time his widowed mother was from Nuthurst.  He was a year old in 1861.  The 1871 census records that he was 11 year old Alfred Naldrett and that he was a scholar.

      4. Emily Pentecost was baptised on 27 December 1861 in Pulborough, at which time her widowed mother was from Nuthurst.  She died aged 10 weeks and was buried on 14 March 1862 in Pulborough.

      Edward was baptised on 26 April 1812 in Pulborough and was the son of John Naldret and Sarah Heyler. Edward had previously married Mary Slater on 21 June 1848 in Pulborough.

    2. James Denyer was baptised on 2 June 1822 in Pulborough, at which time his father was deceased.

    Before her second marriage, Sarah had 2 illegitimate sons:

    1. John Dennyer was baptised on 27 May 1827 in Pulborough.

    2. George Dennyer was baptised on 13 September 1829 in Pulborough.  The 1841 census records him as 11 year old George Netley.

      As George Denyer he married Frances Streeter by banns on 29 June 1850 in Pulborough.  He was then a 21 year old bachelor and labourer and she a 20 year old spinster.  Their fathers were named as Luke Netley a sawyer and James Streeter a rat catcher.  The witnesses to the marriage were James Streeter and Harriet Pentecost.

      Frances was baptised on 4 July 1830 in Pulborough and was the daughter of James Streater (1794-1874) and Ann Atfield (c1803-1878).  Before her marriage she had an illegitimate son:

      1. Alfred Streeter was baptised on 23 April 1848 in Pulborough.  The 1851 census records him as 3 year old Alfred Denyer.

      When the 1851 census was recorded the family were living at Small Beer Ditch, Pulborough, next door to his parents.  George was then a thatcher's labourer.

      George and Frances had the following children:

      1. William Denyer was baptised on 19 January 1851 in Pulborough, at which time his father was a thatcher.  He was 4 months old when the 1851 census was recorded.

      2. Ellen Denyer was baptised on 7 January 1855 in Pulborough, at which time her father was a labourer.

      3. Charles Denyer was baptised on 7 October 1860 in Pulborough, at which time his father was a labourer.  He died aged 18 months and was buried on 24 February 1862 in Pulborough.

      4. Esther Denyer was baptised on 8 March 1863 in Pulborough, at which time her father was a labourer.

      5. Ann Denyer was baptised on 9 July 1865 in Pulborough, at which time her father was a labourer.

    As Sarah Denier she married Luke Netley by banns on 16 April 1831 in Pulborough.  The witnesses to the marriage were William Carter and Hannah Carter.  Luke had previously married Elizabeth Gouldsmith by banns on 18 March 1805 in Pulborough.  The witnesses to their marriage were William Pipper and James Collins.

    Luke was baptised on 19 December 1786 in Pulborough and was the son of Thomas Netley and Ann Henson.

    When the 1841 census was recorded Luke, Sarah and family were living in Wisborough Green, Sussex and he was an agricultural labourer.  Also living with them was Luke's 14 year old daughter Eliza, from his previous marriage.  The next property on the census enumerator's route was lived in by Mark Miam and Sarah Miam both aged 39.  In 1851 the family were living in Small Beer Ditch in Pulborough and Luke was a thatcher  The 1861 census records the family were living on Mare Hill Common in Pulborough and Luke was a 75 year old thatcher and Sarah was then said to be 63 years old.

    Luke and Sarah had the following children:

    1. Luke Netley was baptised on 8 May 1831 in Pulborough, at which time his father was a labourer.  He was 10 years old when the 1841 census was recorded.  In 1851 he was a 20 year old thatcher living with his parents.

      Luke married Esther Cranstone on 12 July 1851 in Pulborough.  He was then a 21 year old bachelor and thatcher and she a 20 year old spinster.  Their fathers were named as Luke Netley a thatcher and William Cranstone a labourer.  The witnesses to the marriage were William Cranstone and Rhoda Cranstone.

      Esther was baptised on 18 September 1831 in Pulborough and was the daughter of William Cranstone and Hannah Strudwick.

      When the 1861 census was recorded the family were living in Mare Hill Lane, Pulborough and Luke was an agricultural labourer.

      Luke and Esther had the following children:

      1. Elizabeth Netley was born about 1852 in Storrington.  She was a 9 year old scholar in 1861.

      2. Eliza Ann Netley was born about 1854 in Pulborough.  She was a 7 year old scholar in 1861.

      3. Rhoda Amelia Netley was born about 1857 in Pulborough.  In 1861 she was a 4 year old scholar.

      4. Alfred Netley was born about 1859 in Pulborough.  He was 2 years old in 1861.

    2. Charles Netley was baptised on 25 March 1833 in Pulborough, at which time his father was a thatcher.  In 1841 he was 8 years old.  He was an 18 year old thatcher's labourer in 1851.

    3. Richard Netley was baptised on 21 February 1836 in Pulborough, at which time his father was a thatcher.  He was 5 years old in 1841.  In 1851 he was a 15 year old thatcher's labourer.

    4. Alfred Netley was baptised on 24 June 1838 in Pulborough, at which time his father was a thatcher.  In 1841 he was 3 years old.  He was a 13 year old thatcher's labourer in 1851.  In 1861 he was an unmarried 33 year old thatcher living at home with his parents.

  4. John Murram was baptised on 17 November 1799 in Pulborough.  He married Elizabeth Hughes in 1821.  (They have their own page.)

  5. Charlotte Miriam was baptised on 13 June 1802 in Pulborough.

  6. David Merion was baptised on 2 June 1805 in Pulborough.  He died aged 70 years in the Thakeham Union Workhouse and was buried on 6 October 1875 in Pulborough.  His name was recorded as David Mirrum in the burial register.

    As David Miram he married Sarah Soutter by banns on 12 February 1831 in Thakeham, Sussex.  He was a bachelor and she a spinster and they were both of Thakeham.  The witnesses were James Pullen and Mary Soutter.

    In 1851, David Miram was living alone in Pulborough. When the 1861 census was recorded, 55 year old David Miriam was a widower and agricultural labourer lodging at Upper Jordan in Pulborough, in the home of Daniel Bristow and his wife Sarah.

    David and Sarah had the following children:

    1. Leonard Myrum was baptised on 7 December 1835 in Pulborough, at which time his father was a labourer.

    2. Mary Myam was baptised on 8 May 1837 in Pulborough, at which time her father was a labourer.  She was buried there as an infant on 13 May 1837.

  7. Harriet Murram was baptised on 6 March 1808 in Pulborough.

    Harriet married Jeremiah Penfold by banns on 28 March 1826 in Pulborough.  They were both then of Pulborough.  The witnesses were Sarah Denyer and James Overington.

    Jeremiah was baptised on 11 November 1804 in Pulborough and was the son of John Penfold and Elizabeth Cunningham.  He died aged 32 years and was buried on 22 June 1837 in Pulborough.

    When the 1841 census was recorded, 30 year old Harriet was the head of her household and living at North Heath in Pulborough.  With her were her 5 children and 25 year old George Penfold who was an agricultural labourer.  In 1851, unmarried 41 year old George Penfold and his brother's 43 year old widow, Harriet, were living at Old Marks in Pulborough.  He was then a farm labourer.  George and Harriet were still living at Old Marks in 1861.  Also with them at that time were their son Luke and 18 year old lodger, Clement Snachful.  The couple were living alone in 1871 and the census records that George was the unmarried head of the household and Harriet was his widowed sister-in-law.

    Jeremiah and Harriet had 6 known children:

    1. Charlotte Penfold was baptised on 11 March 1827 in Pulborough.

    2. William Penfold was baptised on 8 February 1829 in Pulborough.  He was 12 years old in 1841.

    3. George Penfold was baptised on 30 January 1831 in Pulborough.  The 1841 census records that he was 8 years old, although his younger brother, Mark, was said to be 10 years old!  In 1851 he was a 20 year old farm labourer and the eldest of siblings living at home.

      George married Dinah Daughtery on 4 October 1854 in Pulborough.  He was then a 23 year old bachelor and labourer and she a 20 year old spinster.  Their fathers were named as Jeremiah Penfold and George Daughtery who were both labourers.  The witnesses to their marriage were George Daughtery and Avice Daughtery.

      Dinah was baptised on 6 December 1835 in Pulborough and was the daughter of George Daughtry (1811-1871) and Avice Warner (1817-?).  (George and Avice married on 19 September 1835 in Pulborough and the witnesses to their marriage were James Daughtry and Sarah Myram.)

      George and Dinah had 5 known children.

    4. Mark Penfold was baptised on 17 February 1833 in Pulborough.

      Mark married Mary Smart on 26 May 1855 in Pulborough.  He was then a 22 year old bachelor and labourer, and she was an 18 year old spinster.  Their fathers were named as Jeremiah Penfold and Charles Smart who were both labourer.  The witnesses to their marriage were George Cheasman and Rhoda Thayres (or could that be Sayres?).

    5. Harriet Penfold was baptised on 9 August 1835 in Pulborough.  She was 6 years old in 1841.

    6. Elizabeth Penfold was baptised on 28 January 1838 in Pulborough and it was noted in the baptism register that her father was deceased.

    A Jeremiah's death, Harriet set up home with her brother-in-law, George Penfold and they had the following children:

    1. Ellen Penfold was baptised on 30 June 1839 in Pulborough.  The baptism register recorded that her parents were George and Harriet.  She was 2 years old when the 1841 census was recorded.  In 1851 she was 11 years old.

      Ellen married Henry Harwood by banns on 10 September 1856 in Pulborough.  He was then a 26 year old bachelor and labourer, whilst she was an 18 year old spinster.  Their fathers were named as Samuel Harwood and George Penfold who were both labourers.  The witnesses to their marriage were Mark Penfold and Harriet Penfold.

    1. Sarah Penfold was baptised on 21 December 1841 in Pulborough and it was noted in the baptism register that she was the baseborn daughter of Harriet who was a widow.  She was buried as an infant on 12 January 1842 in Pulborough.

    2. Betsey Penfold was baptised on 27 August 1843 in Pulborough.  Her parents were named in the baptism register as George and Harriet.  At the time of the 1851 census she was 7 years old.

      Betsey married Stephen Short on 4 July 1858 in Pulborough.  He was then a widower and labourer from Brinsbury, whilst she was an 18 year old spinster form North Heath in Pulborough.  Their fathers were named as William Short and George Penfold who were both labourers.  The witnesses to their marriage were Ellen Harwood and Henry Harwood.

    3. Luke Penfold was baptised on 19 July 1846 in Pulborough.  The baptism register recorded that his parents were George and Harriet.  He was 5 years old in 1851.  The 1861 records that he was a 14 year old milk boy and the only one of his siblings living at home.

      Luke married Eleanor Fuller by banns on 28 July 1866 in Pulborough.  He was then a 20 year old bachelor and labourer, whilst she was a 25 year old spinster.  Their fathers were named as George Penfold and William Fuller who were both labourer.  The witnesses to their marriage were William Fuller and Jesse Greenfield.

      The couple and their 4 year old daugher, Mary Penfold were living next door to Luke's parents when the 1871 census was recorded.

    4. Mary Ann Penfold was baptised on 11 November 1849 in Pulborough.  The baptism register recorded that she was the baseborn daughter of Harriet, a widow.  In 1851 she was a year old.  She died aged 2 years and was buried on 15 March 1852 in Pulborough.

  8. George Marram was baptised on 5 May 1811 in Pulborough.  He died aged 3 years and was buried on 11 October 1814 in Pulborough.  His name was then recorded as George Murrum.

 

Many thanks to Susan Martin for additions to this page.

CARTER          MIRIAM

This page was last updated on 18 July 2009