Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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Edmund QUAITE (1803-1874)

and Mary Ann WAGSTAFF (1802-1855)

 

Edmund Quaite and Mary Ann Wagstaff married by banns on 11 August 1822 in Brighton, Sussex.  He was a bachelor and she a spinster and they were both of Brighton.  (They were not my direct ancestors.)

Edmund Quaite was born on 3 January 1803 and baptised on 23 January 1803 in East Molesey, Surrey.  He was the son of George Quait (1766-1838) and Mary Briggs.  Edmund died aged 71 years and was buried on 15 February 1874 in Storrington.

Mary Ann Wagstaff was baptised on 1 May 1802 in Sullington, Sussex.  She was the daughter of John Wagstaff and Jane Thomas (1774-1838).  Mary Ann died aged 54 years and was buried on 29 August 1855 in Storrington.

At the time of the 1841 census the couple and 6 children were living in Storrington.  Edmund was said to have been a 35 year old miller and Mary 37.  Also with them was 64 year old servant Elizabeth Wolven.

The 1851 census recorded that the couple together with 3 of their children and granddaughter Jane were living in Storrington.  Edmund was a 49 year old miller and gave his place of birth as Molesyhurst, Middlesex.  Mary Ann was a 49 year old laundress and said she was born in Sullington, Sussex.

In 1861 Edmund was a 58 year old widower and and miller, and he was living in Church ?, Storrington along with son John and daughter Elizabeth.

When the 1871 census was recorded Edmund was a 69 year old widower and miller and living in Church Street, Storrington, along with his son William.

 

Edmund Quaite and Mary Ann Wagstaff had 8 known children:

  1. Caroline Quaite was baptised on 27 July 1823 in Storrington.  The baptism register noted that her father was a labourer.  In 1841 she was said to be 20 years old.  Caroline died in 1909.

    Before her marriage Caroline had the following daughter:

    1. Jane Quaite was baptised on 24 January 1841 in Storrington.  When the 1841 census was recorded she was 5 months old.  In 1841 she was a 10 year old scholar and living with her maternal grandparents.

      Jane married Edward Stening on 23 October 1858 in Storrington.  He was a 24 year old bachelor and labourer and she was a 19 year old spinster.  Their fathers were named as Edward Stenning a carpenter and Edmund Quaite a miller.  The witnesses to their marriage were George White and Jane Whightington.

    Caroline married Emery Cooper by banns on 3 March 1849 in Storrington.  He was a bachelor and labourer and she a spinster.  Their fathers were named as Emery Cooper a labourer and Edmund Quait a miller.  The witnesses to their marriage were William Quait and Richard Pottinger.

    Emery was baptised on 1 August 1819 in Rudgwick, Sussex and was the son of Emery Cooper (c1796-1880) and Hannah Miles (c1797-1884).  He died in 1889.

    When the 1851 census was recorded the couple along with 2 children, Emery's brother George Cooper aged 21 and Caroline's brother John Quait aged 15 were all living in Storrington town.  Emery was then a 31 year old agricultural labourer and gave his place of birth as Rudgwick.  Caroline was 27 and said she was born in Storrington.

    Emery and Caroline had the following children:

    1. Susanna Cooper was baptised on 17 April 1849 in Storrington.  The baptism register noted that her father was a labourer.  In 1851 she was a year old.  Susanna married James Mills.

    2. Harriet Esther Cooper was baptised on 6 April 1851 in Storrington.  When the 1851 census was recorded on 30 March, she was 2 months old.

    3. Edwin Cooper was baptised on 1 May 1853 in Storrington.

    4. William Cooper was baptised on 6 July 1856 in Storrington.

    5. Maria Cooper was baptised on 4 July 1858 in Storrington.

    6. Henry Cooper was baptised on 3 June 1860 in Storrington.

    7. Albert Cooper was baptised on 19 April 1863 in Storrington.

  2. William Quaite was baptised on 13 February 1825 in Storrington.  He died aged 3 years and 9 months and was buried on 14 October 1828 in Storrington.

  3. Maria Quaite was baptised on 11 February 1827 in Storrington.  The 1841 census recorded that she was 15 years old.

    Maria married George Fuller by banns on 8 July 1848 in Storrington.  He was a bachelor and labourer and she was a spinster.  Their fathers were named as William Fuller a labourer and Edmund Quaite a miller.  The witnesses to their marriage were William Goatcher, Caroline Quait and John Battcock.

  4. William Henry Quaite was baptised on 13 February 1831 in Storrington.  The baptism register noted that his father was a miller.  In 1841 he was 10 years old.  In 1871 he was a 40 year old widower and pensioner in the army, and he was living with his father in Church Street, Storrington.

    The following has come from the April 2006 News of the Storrington and Sullington Community Partnership:

    "In January 1908 Cootham mourned the death of 77 year old William Quaite, who had fought in the Crimean War against Russia from 1845 to 1856 and the following year in the defeat of the Indian Mutiny against the British East India Company, a conflict recalled in India as the First War of Independence.  He left a widow and grown-up sons and daughters."

  5. Anne Quaite was baptised on 14 July 1833 in Storrington.  In 1841 she was 7 years old.  In 1851 she was an 18 year old laundress and the eldest of her siblings living at home.  She married Alfred Merritt in 1852.  (They have their own page.)

  6. John Thomas Quaite was baptised on 17 January 1836 in Storrington.  In 1841 he was 5 years old.  In 1851 he was a 15 year old agricultural labourer and living with his sister Caroline.  When the 1861 census was recorded he was an unmarried 25 year old mill labourer and he was living with his father.

    John Thomas married Annie Westbrook on 12 February 1867 in Storrington.  He was a bachelor and miller and she was a spinster from Chantry Mill.  Their fathers were named Edmund Quait a miller and Robert Westbrook a carpenter.  The witnesses to their marriage were James Carter and Elizabeth Charlotte Carter.

    John and Annie had the following child:

    1. Mary Louise Quait was baptised on 6 April 1873 in Sullington.  The baptism register noted that her father was a miller from Chantry Mill.

  7. George Quaite was baptised on 22 August 1841 in Storrington.  In 1851 he was a 9 year old agricultural labourer.

    George married Ann Chalcroft on 1 March 1862 in Storrington.  He was a 21 year old bachelor and gardener and she was a 42 year old spinster.  Their fathers were named as Edmund Quait and Benjamin Chalcroft who were both labourers.  The witnesses to their marriage were Edmund Quait and Maria Fuller.

  8. Elizabeth Quaite was baptised on 7 March 1844 in Storrington.  In 1851 she was a 7 year old scholar.  The 1861 census recorded that she was 17 years old.

    Elizabeth married George Barnard on 9 September 1865 in Storrington.  He was a bachelor and labourer and she a spinster.  Their fathers were named as James Barnard a labourer and Edmund Quait a labourer.  The witnesses to their marriage were Edmund Quait and Maria Fuller.

    George was baptised on 8 March 1840 in Storrington, the son of James Barnard (c1809-1872) and Charity (c1807-1884).  The baptism register noted that her father was a labourer.  He died aged 58 years and was buried on 3 October 1899 in Storrington.

    George and Elizabeth had the following children:

    1. Charles Barnard was baptised on 7 January 1866 in Storrington.  He may have died aged 23 years and have been buried on 1 March 1897 in Storrington.

    2. Ellen Charity Barnard was baptised on 7 July 1867 in Storrington.

    3. Sarah Ann Barnard was baptised on 18 May 1873 in Storrington.

      Sarah Ann may have had the following children:

      1. Lilian Grace Barnard was baptised on 1 March 1996 in Storrington.  The baptism register recorded that she was the daughter of Sarah.

      2. Hilda Barnard was baptised on 7 October 1900 in Storrington.  The baptism register recorded that she was the daughter of Sarah Ann.

    4. Eliza Barnard was baptised on 21 August 1876 in Storrington.

      Eliza married Harry Gibbs by banns on 29 October 1898 in Storrington.  They were both 22 years old.  Harry was a bachelor and grocer's assistant and Eliza was a spinster.  Their fathers were named as James Gibbs a deceased gamekeeper and George Barnard a bricklayer.  The witnesses to their marriage were George Vine and Minnie Linfield.

    5. William George Barnard was baptised 19 May 1878 in Storrington.

    6. Selina Harriett Barnard was baptised on 10 October 1880 in Storrington.

 

 

Jane Thomas was baptised on 17 April 1774 in Sullington.  She was the daughter of William Thomas and Mary Snashfold.

William Thomas and Mary Snashfold married on 18 November 1769 in Sullington. 

The following were the children of John and Ann or Elizabeth, but who were they?

  1. Ann Snashall was baptised on 30 November 1738 in Billingshurst, Sussex.  Mother Ann.

  2. John Snashall was baptised on 12 October 1740 in Billingshurst.  Mother Ann.

  3. Sarah Snashall was baptised on 24 May 1743 in Billingshurst.  Mother Ann.

  4. Mary Snashall was baptised on 2 June 1745 in Billingshurst.  Mother Elizabeth.

 

QUAITE          WAGSTAFF

This page was updated on 24 December 2010