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John ROBERTS (1829-1905)

and Mary COCKS (c1826-1852) 

and Elizabeth IRELAND (1830-1913)

 

John Roberts and Elizabeth Ireland married in the fourth quarter of 1853 in Brighton, Sussex.  John had previously married Mary Cocks by banns on 3 August 1850 in Warnham, Sussex.  He was a bachelor and sawyer, and she a spinster.  Their fathers were named as William Roberts a sawyer and William Cocks a labourer.  The witnesses to their marriage were William Huntley and Jane Cocks.  (They were not my direct ancestors.)

John Roberts was baptised on 11 October 1829 in Cowfold, Sussex.  He was the son of William Roberts (1801-1889) and Charity Mansbridge (1797-1861).  John died aged 75 years and his death was registered in the third quarter of 1905 in the Horsham registration district.  The 1841 census recorded he was 12 years old and living with his parents in Cowfold Street, Cowfold.  In 1851, 21 year old John was living with his 24 year old wife Mary at Frithlands, Cowfold.  He was then a sawyer born in Cowfold and Mary was born in Warnham.

Mary Cocks was born about 1826 in Warnham.  She was the daughter of William Cox (1801-1873) and possibly Jane.  Mary died aged 26 years and was buried on 18 March 1852 in Cowfold.

Elizabeth Ireland was baptised on 21 March 1830 in Warnham, Sussex.  She was the daughter of Maurice Ireland (1799-1831) and Mary Fillery (1804-1892).  Elizabeth died aged 83 years and her death was registered in the fourth quarter of 1913 in the Horsham registration district.  Her mother married James Buck in 1833.  When the 1841 census was recorded she 10 years old and living in the home of her paternal grandmother, 65 year old Mary Ireland, a beer seller, in Warnham Street, Warnham.  At the time of the 1851 census, Elizabeth was an unmarried 21 year old house servant in the home of Elizabeth Montague at 32 Montpellier Crescent, Brighton.  Elizabeth was a witness to the marriage of James Etherton and her half sister Hannah Buck on 27 December 1851 in Warnham.

The 1861 census recorded that the couple and 3 children (Elizabeth, Margaret and John) were living in School House, Cowfold.  John was a 32 year old carpenter and Elizabeth was 34.  He gave his place of birth as Cowfold and she as Warnham.

When the 1871 census was recorded the couple and 5 children (Margaret, John, William, Ellen and Maurice) were living at Elm Grove, Station Road, Cowfold.  They were both said to be 41 years old.  William was a carpenter born in Cowfold and Elizabeth was a dressmaker born in Warnham, Sussex.  They were living next door, or in the same property as John's father and 2 sisters.

In 1881 the couple and 3 child (John, William and Maurice) were living at 4 Elm Grove, Cowfold.  John was a 51 year old master carpenter employing 1 boy and Elizabeth was also 51.  They again said they were born in Cowfold and Warnham.  The 1881 census also records that 52 year old married carpenter John Roberts, born in Cowfold, was a visitor in the home of Charles Cook in Reigate Foreign, Surrey.

At the time of the 1891 census the couple living at Elm Grove, Station Road, Cowfold along with their son Morris.  John and Elizabeth were both 61 years old and he was a carpenter and joiner.  They again said they were born in Cowfold and Warnham.

In 1901 were living alone at Elm Grove, West Grinstead Road, Cowfold.  They were both 71 years old and John was a retired carpenter.

By the time of the 1911 census Elizabeth was an 81 year old widow and living at 4 Elm Grove, Cowfold.  He son Morris was also with her.

 

John Roberts and Elizabeth Ireland had 6 known children:

  1. Elizabeth Roberts was baptised on 12 December 1854 in Cowfold.  The baptism register noted her father was a labourer.  She was a 6 year old scholar in 1861.

  2. Margaret Roberts was baptised on 21 December 1854 in Cowfold.  The baptism register noted her father was a labourer.  She was a 4 year old scholar in 1861.  In 1871 she was a 14 year old scholar.

  3. John Roberts was born about 1859 in Reigate or Redhill, Surrey.  He was a year old at the time of the 1861 census.  In 1871 he was an 11 year old scholar and his place of birth was given as Reigate, Surrey.  In 1881 he was an unmarried 21 year old joiner and his place of birth was given as Redhill, Surrey.

    John married Sarah Ann Cooke in the first quarter of 1884 in the Upton, Worcestershire registration district.

    John and Sarah Ann had the following children:

    1. Annie Louise Roberts

    2. Fred William Roberts

  4. William Roberts was baptised on 17 November 1861 in Cowfold.  The baptism register noted his father was a carpenter.  He was a 9 year old scholar in 1871 and a 19 year old boot maker in 1881.  William married Elizabeth Sharp.  (They have their own page.)

  5. Ellen Roberts was baptised on 18 October 1863 in Cowfold.  The baptism register noted her father was a carpenter. She was a 7 year old scholar in 1871.

  6. Morris Roberts was baptised on 11 February 1866 in Cowfold.  The baptism register noted his father was a carpenter.  Maurice Roberts was a 5 year old scholar in 1871 and a 15 year old carpenter's apprentice in 1881.  In 1891 he was an unmarried 25 year old carpenter and joiner.  In 1911 he was an unmarried 45 year old carpenter and living with his mother.

 

 

John Cock and Ann Redford married by banns on 13 September 1800 in Warnham, Sussex.  The witnesses to their marriage were Richard Redford and Ann Caffyn.

John Cock was born about 1776.  He died aged 75 years and was buried on 30 July 1851 in Warnham.

An Ann Cock died aged 44 years and was buried on 20 May 1820 in Warnham.  (Was this John's wife and did he then marry another Ann before 1824?)

Another Ann Cock died aged 79 years and was buried on 7 January 1858 in Warnham.  The burial register noted she was from Friday Street.

In 1841 John and Ann were living in Friday Street, Warnham.  He was a 65 year old agricultural labourer and Ann was 55.  They both said they were born in Sussex.  Also with them was 25 year old Edward Cock and Elizabeth Cock aged 8.

The 1851 census recorded John and Ann were living in Friday Street along with their 17 year old granddaughter, Betsey Cock who was born in Brighton.  John was then a 75 year old agricultural labourer and said he was born in Heathfield, Sussex.  Ann was 73 and born in Warnham.

John and Ann had the following children:

  1. William Cock was baptised on 11 January 1801 in Warnham.  He died aged 73 years and was buried on 28 November 1873 in Warnham.

    William married Jane Fuller by banns on 7 October 1822 in Warnham.  He was a bachelor and she a spinster who married with the consent of parents.  The witnesses to their marriage were Edward Etheridge and Mary Fuller.

    Jane may have died aged 37 years and have been buried on 16 November 1838 in Warnham.  The burial register noted she was from Slinfold.

    William and Jane had the following children:

    1. William Cock was baptised on 10 November 1822 in Warnham.  The baptism register noted his father was a labourer.

    2. Sarah Cock was baptised on 11 December 1825 in Warnham.  The baptism register noted her father was a labourer.

    3. Mary Cocks was born about 1826.  She married John Roberts in 1850.

    4. Jane Cock was baptised on 23 November 1828 in Warnham.  The baptism register noted her father was a labourer.

    5. Ann Cock was baptised on 3 March 1833 in Warnham.  The baptism register noted her father was a labourer.

      Ann married George Hogsflesh by banns on 10 September 1855 in Warnham.  He was a 21 year old bachelor and carpenter and she was a 22 year old spinster.  Their fathers were named as Thomas Hogsflesh a carpenter and William Cock a labourer.  The witnesses to their marriage were Frederick Freeman and Mary Hogsflesh.

    6. Susan Cock was baptised on 23 August 1835 in Warnham.  The baptism register noted her father was a labourer from Stour Gate.

    7. Lucy Cock was born about 1839.

      Lucy married Amos Garard by banns on 31 December 1857 in Warnham.  He was a 22 year old bachelor and carpenter and she was an 18 year old spinster.  Their fathers were named as Robert Garard a carpenter and William Cock a labourer.  The witnesses to their marriage were Elam Garard and Harriet Short.

    8. Elizabeth Cock was born about 1842.

      Elizabeth married William Packham by banns on 11 November 1865 in Warnham.  He was a 26 year old bachelor and labourer and she a 23 year old spinster.  Elizabeth's father was named as William Cock a labourer, whilst William's father's name was omitted.  The witnesses to their marriage were James Parsons and Harriet Cook.

  2. Mary Cock was baptised on 9 January 1803 in Warnham.

  3. John Cock was baptised on 24 March 1805 in Warnham.  He died aged 26 years and was buried on 1 January 1832 in Warnham.

  4. Elizabeth Cock was baptised on 25 October 1807 in Warnham.

  5. George Cock was baptised on 25 May 1810 in Warnham.  He died aged 88 years and was buried on 25 September 1898 in Warnham.  The burial register noted he was from Friday Street.

    George married Mary Muggeridge by banns on 14 June 1832 in Warnham.  He was a bachelor and she a spinster.  The witnesses to their marriage were Sophia Cock and Michael Turner.

    Mary was born about 1814.  She died aged 44 years and was buried on 19 July 1858 in Warnham.  The burial register noted she was from Byfleets Lane.

    In 1841 the couple and 4 children (George, John, Ann and Martha) were living at Gearings in Warnham.  George was a 31 year old agricultural labourer and Mary was 25.  Also with the family were 30 year old Thomas Garman, 15 year old William Thorns and 55 year old William Gates who were all agricultural labourers.

    George and Mary had the following children:

    1. George Cock was baptised on 28 October 1832 in Warnham.  The baptism register noted his father was a labourer.  He was 8 years old in 1841.

      George married Jane Mercer by banns on 29 November 1854 in Warnham.  He was a 22 year old bachelor and labourer and she was a 19 year old spinster.  George's father was named as George Cock a labourer.  Jane's father's name was omitted.  The witnesses to their marriage were Luke Bennett, Michael Turner and Frederick Freeman.

    2.  John Cock was baptised on 25 January 1835 in Warnham.  The baptism register noted his father was a labourer from Cider Mill, Warnham.  He was 5 years old in 1841.

      John married Ellen Booker by banns on 8 July 1854 in Warnham.  He was a 19 year old bachelor and labourer and she was a 23 year old spinster.  John's father was named as George Cock a labourer and Ellen's father was omitted.  The witnesses to their marriage were George Cock and Jane Mercer.

    3. Mary Ann Cock was born about 1837.  In 1841, Ann Cock was 3 years old.

      Mary Ann married David Barrett by banns on 13 April 1859 in Warnham.  He was a 36 year old widower and shepherd and she was a 22 year old spinster.  Their fathers were named as Samuel Barrett a shepherd and George Cock a labourer.  The witnesses to their marriage were John Hogsflesh and Jane Cock.

    4. Martha Cock was baptised on 18 August 1839 in Warnham.  The baptism register noted her father was a labourer.  She was a year old when the 1841 census was recorded.

      Martha married John Hogsflesh by banns on 19 May 1857 in Warnham.  He was a 25 year old bachelor and carpenter and she was an 18 year old spinster.  Their fathers were named as Thomas Hogsflesh a carpenter and George Cock a labourer.  The witnesses to their marriage were Walter Jupp and Mary Hogsflesh.

    5. Elizabeth Cock was baptised on 30 January 1842 in Warnham.  The baptism register noted her father was a labourer from the Village of Warnham.

      Elizabeth married William Francis by banns on 18 October 1862 in Warnham.  He was a 22 year old bachelor and labourer and she a 20 year old spinster.  Their fathers were named as Amos Francis a farmer and George Cock a labourer.  The witnesses to their marriage were George Hogsflesh and Martha Hogsflesh.

    George also married Jane Buss by banns on 26 December 1859 in Warnham.  He was a 49 year old widower and labourer and she a 22 year old spinster.  Their fathers were named as John Cock and Edward Buss who were both labourers.  The witnesses to their marriage were Jeremiah Jeal and Ann Garman.

  6. Sophia Cock was baptised on 25 July 1813 in Warnham.  The baptism register noted her father was a labourer.

    Sophia married Michael Garman by banns on 28 May 1835 in Warnham.  He was a bachelor and she married with the consent of parents.  The witnesses to their marriage were Mary Garman and George Cock.

  7. Edward Cock was baptised on 15 October 1815 in Warnham.  The baptism register noted his father was a labourer.  Edward Cox died aged 62 years and was buried on 8 April 1877 in Warnham.  In 1841 he was said to be a 25 year old agricultural labourer and living with this parents in Friday Street.

    Edward married Mary Farley by banns on 5 October 1841 in Warnham.  He was a bachelor and labourer and she a spinster and minor.  Their fathers were named as John Cock and Edward Farley who were both labourers.  The witnesses to their marriage were William Cock and Sarah Garman.

    Mary Cox died aged 74 years and was buried on 11 January 1898 in Warnham, therefore, born about 1823/4.

    Edward and Mary had the following children:

    1. Hannah Cock was baptised on 27 February 1842 in Warnham.  The baptism register noted her father was a labourer from Friday Street, Warnham.

    2. Martha Cock was baptised on 29 September 1844 in Warnham.  The baptism register noted her father was a labourer from Friday Street, Warnham.

      Martha married Henry Mugeridge by banns on 26 November 1870 in Warnham.  He was a 31 year old bachelor and labourer and she a 27 year old spinster.  Their fathers were named as John Mugeridge a farmer and Edward Cock a labourer.  The witnesses to their marriage were Edward Cock and Ellen Cock.

  8. Edwin Cock was baptised on 26 September 1819 in Warnham.  The baptism register noted his father was a labourer.  He died aged 1 year and 5 months and was buried on 24 December 1820 in Warnham.

  9. Robert Cock was baptised on 24 October 1824 in Warnham.  The baptism register noted his father was a labourer.  He died aged 20 years and was buried on 12 March 1844 in Warnham.  The burial register noted he was from Friday Street.  In 1841 he was a 15 year old agricultural labourer and living in the home of Francis Hills at End Place in Warnham.

 

COX          IRELAND          ROBERTS

This page was updated on 19 July 2012