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James NEWMAN (c1813-1872)

and Jane GODDEN (c1817-?)

 

James Newman and Jane Godden married by banns on 18 April 1834 in Eastbourne, Sussex.  The witnesses to their marriage were Elizabeth Newman and Richard Clemence.  (They were not my direct ancestors.)

James Newman was born about 1813 in Eastbourne, Sussex.  He died aged 59 years and his death was registered in the fourth quarter of 1872 in Eastbourne.  He may have been the son of John Newman and Barbara Cox who had married in Jevington, Sussex in 1808.

Jane Godden was born about 1817 in Eastbourne.  She may have been the daughter of Michael Godden and Lucy Verrall who had married in 1795 in Eastbourne.

When the 1841 census was recorded the couple and 3 children were living in the Meads, Eastbourne.  James was a 28 year old smith and Jane was 25.

The 1851 census recorded the couple and 6 children were living in the Meads, Eastbourne.  James was a 37 year old blacksmith and grocer and Jane was 33.  They both gave their place of birth as Eastbourne.  The next property on the census enumerator's route was occupied by 53 year old Thomas Coppard and his 53 year old wife Ann.  (Thomas Coppard had married Ann Godden by banns on 3 August 1816 in Eastbourne.  The witnesses to their marriage were Denis Coppard and Ann Godden.)  A little further on, 23 year old Eliza Godden was living in the Meads with her 2 children and  72 year old widow and mother-in-law, Lucy Godden.  And next door to them was the family of 51 year old Thomas Godden.

In 1861, the family were living in Meads Street, Eastbourne.  James and Jane were both said to be 47 years old and he was a master blacksmith and grocer.  Six of their children were at home on census night, along with 22 year old visitor from Brighton, Sarah Cooper.

At the time of the 1871 census, the family were living at 8 Meads Street.  James was a 57 year old blacksmith, hiring 2 men, and he said he was born in Upwick, Eastbourne.  Jane was 53 and said she was born in Meads, Eastbourne.  Also with them was their youngest daughter and married daughter Mary Elizabeth and her 2 children.

By 1881, Jane was a 63 year old widow and living with her daughter Mary Elizabeth at 3 Lansdowne Place, Eastbourne.

 

James Newman and Jane Godden had 10 known children:

  1. Michael Newman was born about 1835 in Eastbourne.  He was 6 years old when the 1841 census was recorded.  In 1851 he was a 16 year old blacksmith and living with his parents.

  2. Ann Newman was born about 1838 in Eastbourne.  In 1841 she was 3 years old.  She was 13 years old in 1851.

  3. James Newman was born in the first quarter of 1840 in Eastbourne.  He was a year old in 1841.  In 1851 he was an 11 year old scholar.  At the time of the 1861 census he was and unmarried 21 year old journeyman blacksmith and the eldest of his siblings living at home.

    James married Sarah.

    In 1881 the couple and 2 children were living at the Beershop "Blacksmiths Arms" in Eastbourne.  James was a 31 year old farrier and Sarah was 32.  Also with them were James's 2 sisters Emma and Lucy Ellen.  All bar Sarah were born in Eastbourne, whilst she was born in Brighton.

    1. Edmund James Newman was born about 1875 in Eastbourne.  He was a 6 year old scholar in 1881.

    2. Charles Newman was born about 1870 in Eastbourne.  He was a year old in 1881.

  4. Thomas John Newman was born in the second quarter of 1845 in Eastbourne.  He was a 6 year old scholar in 1851.  When the 1871 census was recorded he was an unmarried 26 year old, proprietor of "Eastbourne Journal" and he was living with his uncle and aunt Thomas and Ann Coppard.  In 1881 he was a 35 year old painter and lodging with his sister Mary Elizabeth.

  5. George William Newman was born in the fourth quarter of 1847 in Eastbourne.  He was a 3 year old scholar in 1851.  In 1861 he was a 13 year old scholar.  The 1871 census recorded that he was an unmarried 23 year old fly proprietor and he was living with his uncle and aunt Thomas and Ann Coppard.

  6. Mary Elizabeth Newman was born in the third quarter of 1850 in Eastbourne.  At the time of the 1851 census she was 7 months old.  In 1861 she was a 10 year old scholar.

    Mary Elizabeth married John James Glass in the third quarter of 1869 in Eastbourne.

    The 1871 census recorded that 20 year old, married Mary Elizabeth Glass and her 2 young children were living with her parents.  She was then a dressmaker.

    John James and Mary Elizabeth had 2 known children:

    1. Sarah Jane Glass was born in 1870 in Eastbourne.  She was a year old in 1871 and 11 years old in 1881.

    2. John James Glass was born in 1871 in Eastbourne.  He was 2 months old when the 1871 census was recorded.  In 1881 he was 10 years old.

    Mary Elizabeth Glass married Wallace George Whiting in the third quarter of 1878 in Eastbourne.

    In 1881 Mary Elizabeth Whiting was a 30 year old married dressmaker and she was living at 3 Lansdowne Place, Eastbourne, along with her 3 children and widowed mother.  Her brother Thomas was also lodging with her.

    1. Charlotte Matilda Whiting was born in the third quarter of 1879 in Eastbourne.  The 1881 census recorded that she was a year old.

  7. Emma Newman was born in the first quarter of 1853 in Eastbourne.  She was an 8 year old scholar in 1861.  In 1871 she was an 18 year old servant and living with her brother James.

  8. Walter Newman was born in the first quarter of 1856 in Eastbourne.  He was a 5 year old scholar in 1861.  In 1871 he was a 15 year old fly driver and living with his uncle and aunt Thomas and Ann Coppard.

  9. Lucy Ellen Newman was born in the fourth quarter of 1858 in Eastbourne.  When the 1861 census was recorded she was 2 years old.  In 1891 she was 12 years old and visiting her brother James.

  10. Kate Coppard Newman was born in the third quarter of 1861 in Eastbourne.  She died aged 34 years and her death was registered in the fourth quarter of 1895 in the Hastings registration district, as Kate Coppard Marmont.  When the 1871 census was recorded she was a 9 year old scholar.  In 1881 she was an unmarried 21 year old housemaid in the home of 62 year old, widow, Maria Amon at 17 Robertson Terrace Court in The Holy Trinity district of Hastings.

    Kate may have married James Marmont sometime after the 1881 census was recorded, but so far no possible marriage for the couple has in found in the GRO index.

    James was born about 1856 in Chepstow, Monmouthshire, Wales.

    When the 1891 census was recorded the couple and 5 children were living at 40 Kings Road in the St. Mary Magdalen district of Hastings.  James was a 35 year old tailor and Kate was 29.  Also with them were 3 boarders, namely David Eddy, Walter Goodger and Edward Crowhurst, and 20 year old servant Ruth Metcalfe.

    James and Kate had the following known children:

    1. Philip James Newman Marmont was born in the fourth quarter of 1884 in Hastings.  He was 6 years old in 1891.

    2. Mabel Mary Marmont was born in the fourth quarter of 1885 in Hastings.  She was 5 years old in 1891.  In 1901 she was 15 years old.

    3. Ellen Beatrice Marmont was born the second quarter of 1887 in Eastbourne.  She was 4 years old in 1891.  In 1901 she was 14 years old.

    4. John Marmont was born in the third quarter of 1888 in Hastings.  He was 2 years old in 1891.  In 1901 he was 12 years old.

    5. James Marmont was born in third quarter of 1890 in Eastbourne.  He was 8 months old in 1891.  When the 1901 census was recorded he was 10 years old.

    6. Ida Marmont was born in the first quarter of 1892 in Hastings.  She was 9 years old in 1901.

    James married Frances Chittenden in the first quarter of 1896 in the East Ashford registration district.

    The 1901 census recorded that James was a 45 year old journeyman tailor and living at 4 Judd Road, Tonbridge, Kent.  Also with him was his 33 year old wife Frances, born in Ashford, Kent, his 79 year old widower father John Marmont and 6 children, 5 of whom were from his first marriage (2 year old Cecil Marmont from his second marriage).

    Frances died aged 37 years and her death was registered as Frances Marmont in the third quarter of 1904 in the Sevenoaks registration district.

 

GODDEN          NEWMAN

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