and Mary TOMSETT
John Parsons and Mary Tomsett married on
15 May 1828 in Nuthurst, Sussex. He was then of Cowfold and she
of Nuthurst. (They were not my direct ancestors. John
was the brother of my possible 4x Great Grandfather, William
John Parsons was baptised on 18 January 1807 in Cowfold, Sussex.
He was the son of
William Parsons (1766-1842) and
(1770-1845). John died aged 72 years and was buried on 17 December
1878 in Cowfold.
Mary Tomsett was baptised on 27 July 1809 in Woodmancote,
She was the daughter of Joseph Tomset and Jane
White. A Mary Parsons died aged 67 years
and was buried on 5 May 1875 in Cowfold., therefore, born about 1808.
When the 1841 census was recorded the couple and 5 children were living at
Burnt House in Cowfold. John and Mary were both said to be 30 years
old and he was a farm labourer. The family were living next door to
the family of
In 1851 the couple and 5
children were living at Ashurst Cottage in Cowfold. John was then a 44
year old agricultural labourer and Mary was 43.
and Mary Tomsett
had 7 known children:
William Parsons was baptised on 19 August 1828 in
Woodmancote. He was 10 years old in 1841 In 1851 he was an
unmarried 22 year old agricultural labourer and he was living at home
with his parents.
Ann Parsons was baptised on 10 June 1832 in Cowfold.
She was 8 years old in 1841.
Henry Parsons was baptised on 5 April 1835 in Cowfold.
He was 6 years old in 1841.
Thomas Parsons was baptised on 14 January 1840 in
Cowfold. He married
(They have their own page.)
Mary Parsons was baptised on 14 January 1840 in Cowfold.
She was a year old in 1841. She was an 11 year old scholar in
George Parsons was baptised on 30 November 1845 in
Cowfold. In 1851 he was 5 years old.
Charles Parsons was baptised on 28 May 1848 in Cowfold.
In 1851 he was 3 years old.
This page was updated on 19 December