James Newman Streater was baptised on 17 August 1746 in Shipley.
The baptism register only recorded his mothers name and that he was
Mary Newman was baptised on 31 July 1748 in Shipley. She died
aged 88 years in Horsham and was buried on 23 October 1836 in Shipley.
Richard Laker by banns on 27 April 1767 in Shipley.
He was then from Billingshurst. The witnesses to their marriage were
John Botting and Robert Collis.
Richard was baptised on 2 January 1736/7 in Shipley and was the son of
Nicholas Laker (?-1782) and Sarah Kensett
(?-1778). He died aged 80 years and was buried on
20 January 1818 in Shipley. A transcript of the wording on Richard
and Mary's headstone notes that he died on 16 January 1867 (this must be
wrong) and she on 12 October 1836.
Richard and Mary had the following children:
Laker was baptised on 24 April 1768 in Shipley.
Laker was baptised on 27 January 1771 in Shipley.
Laker was baptised on 6 June 1779 in Shipley.
Elizabeth Laker was baptised on 24 November 1782 in Shipley.
Elizabeth may have married William Streater by banns on 11
June 1800 in Shipley. The witnesses to their marriage were Lucy Coates and
William may have been baptised on 29 April 1770 in Shipley and have been
the son of Ragan Streeter and Catherine Comber.
He died aged 71 years and was buried on 4 August 1841 in Shipley.
Laker was baptised on 14 September 1785 in Shipley.
Laker was baptised on 27 April 1788 in Shipley.
Laker was baptised on 15 May 1791 in Shipley. The baptism
register noted that her father was a pauper.
Richard Newman was baptised on 31 August 1750 in Shipley. He
married Sarah Philpott in 1775.
(They have their own page.)
was baptised on 2 February 1751/2 in Shipley. She died aged 72
years on 16 March 1823 and was buried along with her husband, daughter
and granddaughter - a headstone survives.
Michael Martin by banns on 9 May 1775 in
Henfield, Sussex. She was then of Henfield and he a bachelor of
Cowfold. The witnesses to their marriage were John Woolgar
and William Vinall.
Michael was baptised on 22 September 1746 in Henfield and was the son of
Richard Martin (1714-1773) and Sarah
(?-1773), possibly Sarah Hayne who had married Richard
on 30 April 1736 in Southwick, Sussex, at which time they were both of
Henfield. He died aged 50 years on 31 May 1797 was buried on 7 June 1797 in Henfield.
October 1777 in Cowfold, Michael was a witness to the marriage of
John Woolvin and widow Mary Jarvis.
He was also a witness to the marriage of Jesse Parsons
and Sarah Woolvin on 13 April 1778 in Cowfold.
Michael and Sarah had 2 known children:
Martin was baptised on 4 November 1778 in Cowfold. She
died aged 59 years on 7 April 1837 and was buried with her parents and
married James Pollard by licence on 25 September 1804
in Cowfold. She was a spinster and he a bachelor from West
Grinstead. The witnesses to their marriage were Hannah
? and John Martin.
James and Sarah had the following daughter:
Mary Pollard was born about 1807. She
died aged 44 years on 17 April 1851 was buried with her mother
Martin was baptised on 12 December 1784 in Cowfold. He
died aged 75 years in the Cuckfield Union Workhouse and was buried on 20
November 1859 in Cowfold.
John married twice, firstly to Hannah Davey by banns on 11 July 1805 in Horsham. He was
then a bachelor and she a spinster and they were both of Horsham.
The witnesses to their marriage were James Pollard and
Hannah was buried on 18
March 1811 in Henfield.
John and Hannah had the following children:
John Martin was baptised on 20 September 1807
James Martin was baptised on 25 June 1809 in
John next married
on 25 October 1813 by banns in Cowfold. He was then described as a
widower and she a spinster and they were both of Cowfold. The
witnesses to their marriage were James Pollard and
Jane died aged 69 years and was buried on 10 September 1848 in
Cowfold, therefore, born she was about 1779.
When the 1841 census was recorded the couple and their son Richard
were living at G??hile in Cowfold. John was said to be a 55
year old labourer and Jane was 62.
John and Jane had the following children:
Jane Martin was baptised on 20 March 1814 in
Richard Martin was
baptised on 21 January 1816 in Cowfold. In 1841 he was
said to be a 20 year old farm labourer and the only one of his
siblings living at home.
Richard married Lucy Carter by banns on 13
April 1844 in Cowfold. He was then a bachelor and labourer
and she was a spinster. Their fathers were named as
John Martin a road surveyor and William
Carter a labourer. The witnesses to their
marriage were Charles Carter and Sarah
Lucy was baptised on 30 May 1824 in Nuthurst and was the
daughter of William Carter and
Their son Charles Martin (1857-1937) married
Sarah Stratton (1861-1934) and their
William Martin (1884-1973) married
Edith Maria Tullett (1886-1964).
Hannah Martin was baptised on 31 August 1817 in
Charles Martin was baptised on 25 June 1820 in
Charles married Mary Shaw by banns on 30 August
1851 in Cowfold. He was then a bachelor and labourer and
she was an 18 year old spinster. Their fathers were named
as John Martin and William Shaw
who were both labourers. The witnesses to their marriage
were Henry Mitchell and Mary Ann
Fred Martin's website.)
Jude Newman was baptised on 17 February 1754 in Shipley.
James Goacher by banns on 22 February 1778 in
Itchingfield, Sussex. They were both then of Itchingfield.
Might James have been baptised on 18 May 1741 in Billingshurst, the son of
John Goacher and Mary Longhurst?
James and Jude had 1 known son:
James Goacher was baptised on 5 September 1779 in Itchingfield.
As Judith Goucher she may have married
William Burstow by
banns on 20 November 1783 in Itchingfield.