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Henry SETFORD (1839-?)

and Mary Ann WOOD (c1840-?)

 

Henry Setford and Mary Ann Wood married on 1 January 1870 at the Register Office in Uckfield, Sussex.  (They were not my direct ancestors.)

Henry Setford was baptised on 24 November 1839 in Maresfield, Sussex.  He was the son of William Setford (1804-?) and Ann Wood (c1806-?).  His birth was registered as Henry Sitford in the fourth quarter of 1839 in the Uckfield registration district.  At the time of the 1841 census he was a year old and living with his parents at Fords Green in Maresfield.  The family were still at Fords Green in 1851 and Henry was then 11 years old.  When the 1861 census was recorded Henry Sittford was a 22 year old general labourer and lodger in the home of James Goodwin in North Street, Tonbridge, Kent.

Mary Ann Wood was born about 1840 in Maresfield.  She was the daughter of William Wood (c1807-?) and Elizabeth Ridley (c1815-?).  Her father was a shoemaker.  In 1851 she was 11 years old and living with her parents in Maresfield.  When the 1861 census was recorded she was 21 years old and living with her mother and infant son in the home of her father-in-law, William Setford.

When the 1871 census was recorded the couple and 6 children was living in Sheffield Green, Fletching and Henry was a 31 year old agricultural labourer.  Mary Ann was 33.

In 1881 the family were living in Brickyard Cottage, Sheffield Green, Fletching.  Henry was then a 40 year old brickmaker and Mary Ann was 41.  With the couple on census night were 8 of their sons.

The 1891 census records the couple and 4 sons were still living in Brickyard Cottage in Sheffield Green.  Henry was this time a 52 year old tollman and brickmaker and Marian was 53.

When the 1901 census was recorded, Henry may have been a single 64 year old brickmaker and living in the Horsham Union Workhouse.

 

Henry Setford and Mary Ann Wood had 10 known children:

  1. Herbert Henry Walter Wood was born in the second quarter of 1861 in Maresfield.  He was 2 weeks old when the 1861 census was recorded.  The 1871 census recorded that Herbert Setford was a 10 year old scholar.  In 1881 he was a 20 year old brickmaker and living at home with his parents.

    As Herbert Setford he married Fanny Eliza Smith in the fourth quarter of 1882 in the Uckfield registration district.

    Fanny Eliza was baptised on 13 June 1858 in Danehill and was the daughter of Henry Smith (c1835-?) and Sophia Francis (c1835-?).  When the 1861 census was recorded she was 5 years old and living with her parents in Danehill.  Her father was then an agricultural labourer.

    When the 1891 census was recorded the family were living at Dane Hill within the parish of Fletching, Sussex and Herbert was a 30 year old brickmaker.  Eliza was then 33 years old and gave her place of birth as Fletching.

    In 1901 the family were living at Sheffield Brickyard and Herbert was a 39 year old foreman brickmaker.  Fanny was then 43 years old gave her place of birth as Danehill.

    Herbert and Fanny had the following children:

    1. Henry Setford was born about 1880 in Fletching.  He was an 11 year old scholar in 1891.

    2. Annie Setford was born about 1883 in Horsted Keynes.  She was 8 years old in 1891.

    3. Thomas Setford was born about 1885 in Horsted Keynes or Danehill.  He was 6 years old in 1891.  In 1901 he was a 16 year old brickmaker and the eldest of his siblings living at home.  He may have died aged 80 years on 10 April 1965 and have been buried in Fletching as Thomas Henry Setford.

    4. Mark Setford was born in the first quarter of 1886 Horsted Keynes or Danehill.  He was 5 years old at the time of the 1891 census.  In 1901 he was a 15 year old brickmaker.

      Mark married Madeline R. Martin in the second quarter of 1912.

      They had the following children:

      1. Herbert Stanley Setford was born on 7 May 1913 in Maresfield.  He died on 17 September 1991 in Norwich.  He married Ellen Doris Lucas (1921-1982).

      2. Frank P. Setford was born in the second quarter of 1915 in the Uckfield registration district.

      3. Fred W. Setford was born in the first quarter of 1918 in the Uckfield registration district.

    5. Ernest Setford was born about 1888 in Fletching or Danehill.  He was 3 years old in 1891.  In 1901 he was 13 years old.

    6. Emma Setford was born about 1889 in Fletching.  She was 2 years old in 1891.  The 1901 census may have recorded her as 11 year old Julia Setford, who was born in Danehill.

    7. Dorothy Setford was born in 1891 in Fletching or Danehill.  At the time of the 1891 census she was 3 months old.  In 1901 she was 10 years old.

    8. George Setford was  born about 1893 in Danehill.  He was 8 years old in 1901.

    9. Ada Setford was born about 1895 in Fletching.  In 1901 she was 6 years old.

  2. Mary Jane Wood was born in the third quarter of 1862 in Maresfield.  In 1871, Mary Jane Setford was an 8 year old scholar.

  3. Leopold French Wood was born in the first quarter of 1864 in Maresfield.  He died in 1974 in Manchester.  The 1871 census recorded that Leopold F. Setford was 6 years old.  In 1881 he was a 17 year old brickmaker and living at home.

    As Leopold French Sitford he married Lydia Edwards on 24 January 1889 in Cardiff.

    Lydia was born about 1867 in St. Asthan, Wales.  She died in 1938.

    When the 1901 census was recorded the couple and 6 children were living in 9 Lord Street, South Manchester, Lancashire.  Leopold was then a 37 year old iron foundry labourer and Lydia was 34.

    Leopold and Lydia had 13 known children:

    1. Henry Sitford

    2. Leopold John Sitford was born about 1889 in Barry Dock, S W.  He was 12 years old in 1901.

    3. Percival Lewis Sitford was born about 1891 in Barry Dock.  He was 10 years old in 1901.

    4. Mabel Sitford was born about 1892 in Barry Dock.  She was 9 years old in 1901.

    5. Ernest Edward Sitford

    6. Minnie Rosena Sitford was born about 1895 in Saddleworth, Yorkshire.  She was 6 years old in 1901.

    7. Herbert Sitford was born about 1898 in Manchester.  He was 3 years old in 1901.

    8. Lydia Sitford was born about 1900 in Manchester.  When the 1901 census was recorded she was a year old.

    9. Olive Sitford

    10. Sidney Sitford

    11. Edith Sitford

    12. Violet Ruth Sitford

    13. Harold Vincent Sitford

  4. Thomas Setford was born about 1866 in Maresfield.  He was 5 years old in 1871.  In 1881 he was a 15 year old errand boy.  In 1891 he was an unmarried 25 year old garden labourer and the eldest of his siblings living at home.

  5. Edward Wood was born in the first quarter of 1868 in Fletching, Sussex.  In 1871, Edward Setford was 3 years old.  He was a 13 year old scholar in 1881.

  6. Denniss Sitford was born in the second quarter of 1870 in Fletching.  At the time of the 1871 census Dennis Setford was a year old.  Dennis was an 11 year old scholar in 1881.  In 1891 he was a 21 year old brickmaker and living at home.

  7. Percey Sitford was born in the first quarter of 1872 in Fletching.  In 1881 he was a 9 year old scholar.

  8. Rylee Sitford was born in the first quarter of 1874 in Fletching.  In 1881 Riley was a 7 year old scholar.  He was a 17 year old brickmaker in 1891 and living at home.

    As Riley Setford he married Harriet Louisa Smith in the third quarter of 1894 in the Uckfield registration district.

    Louisa was born about 1875 in Danehill, Sussex, as per the 1901 census.  The 1881 census records a 5 year old Harriett Smith was living with her parents, Richard Smith (c1828-?) and Sarah Ann (c1835-?), at Kingswood Cottage in Fletching.

    When the 1901 census was recorded the couple and their daughter were living in Freshfield Lane, Danehill.  Reilly was then a 27 year old brickmaker and Louisa was 26.

    Riley and Louisa had the following known (to me) children:

    1. Annie Setford was born about 1895 in Brighton.  She was 6 years old in 1901.

    2. A son.

  9. Ernest Frank John Sitford  was born in the fourth quarter of 1878 in Fletching.  When the 1881 census was recorded he was 2 years old.  Frank was 12 years old in 1881 and living at home.

  10. Ann Setford

 

SETFORD          WOOD

This page was updated on 27 October 2011