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William SETFORD (1804-?)

and Ann WOOD (c1806-?)

 

William Setford and Ann Wood married on 21 October 1827 in Maresfield, Sussex.  (They were not my direct ancestors.)

William Setford was baptised on 22 July 1804 in Maresfield.  He was the son of Henry Setford (c1788-?) and Ann Stephenson (c1781-?).  William was a farm labourer.

Ann Wood was born about 1806 in Maresfield.  She was the daughter of John Wood and Ann Lewry

In 1851, the couple and their 5 children were living at Fords Green in Maresfield.  William was then a 46 year old agricultural labourer and Ann was 45.  Also with the family was 28 year visitor Henry Botten.

At the time of the 1861 census, William was said to be a 46 year old widower and parish roadman.  He was then living at Fords Green, Maresfield, along with his daughter Eliza.  Also with them was 47 year old married lodger Elizabeth Wood who was a shoemaker's wife, and her 5 children, namely Eliza A. Wood aged 25, Mary A. Wood aged 21, 14 year old Alice Wood, Albert Wood aged 11 and 6 year old Valance Wood.  William and Elizabeth's grandson, Herbert H. W. Wood was also with them and he was 2 weeks old.

 

William Setford and Ann Wood had 9 known children:

  1. Anna Setford was born about 1827.  Her name was recorded as 13 year old Hannah Setford in the 1841 census and she was then living with her paternal grandparents.

    Anna married Joseph Stevenson on 12 November 1843 in Maresfield.  He was then a bachelor and labourer of full age.  She was a spinster and a minor.  They were both of Maresfield.  The witnesses to the marriage were James Ridley and Eliza Ridley.  The bride, groom and witnesses all made their X marks.

    Joseph was born/baptised on 12 November 1843 in Maresfield.  He was the son of Richard Stevenson and Mary (either Mary Ann Bennett or Mary Wright.)

  2. Alfred Setford was baptised on 17 January 1830 in Maresfield.  He was an 11 year old in 1841, living with his paternal grandparents.

    Alfred married Mercy Pattenden on 14 April 1854 at St. Peter, Southborough in Tunbridge Wells, Kent.

    Mercy was baptised on 10 August 1823 in East Peckham, Kent.  She was the daughter of Thomas Pattenden (1789-?) and Mercy Rolfe (1791-?).

    Alfred and Mercy had 1 known child:

    1. Louisa Setford was baptised on 13 May 1855 in Hounslow, London.  She married Peter Samuels on 21 December 1889 at All Saints in Deptford, Kent.

  3. Mary Jane Setford was baptised on 12 February 1832 in Maresfield.  She was living with her parents when the 1841, aged 9, and 1851, aged 20, census were recorded.

    Mary Jane married Henry Botting on 31 May 1852 in Danehill, Sussex.

    When the 1851 census was recorded, 28 year old Henry Botten was a visitor in the Setford household.  He was also said to have been born in Maresfield.

  4. Harriet Setford was baptised on 7 September 1834 in Maresfield.  She died in the first quarter of 1897 in the Lewisham district.  She was 6 years old in 1841 and living with her parents.

    Harriet had an illegitimate daughter:

    1. Mary Ann Lois Setford was baptised on 9 June 1861 in Withyham, Sussex.  Her birth was registered as Mary Ann Roder Sitford in the second quarter of 1860.

      Mary Ann married Alfred James Adams on 17 March 1879 at St. John's in Crowborough, Sussex.

      Alfred James was baptised on 4 April 1858 in Withyham, Sussex and was the son of Alfred Adams (c1823-?) and Jane.

      Alfred and Mary had the following children:

      1. Mary Jane Adams was born in the third quarter of 1879 in the East Grinstead registration district.

      2. Harriet Alice Adams was born on 26 August and baptised on 30 October 1881 in Withyham.

      3. Albert Adams was baptised on 28 October 1883 in Withyham.

      4. Elizabeth Amelia Adams was baptised on 4 January 1885 in Withyham.

      5. Lilian Daisy Adams was baptised on 31 October 1886 in Withyham.

    Harriet married Noah Roder on 24 June 1865 at Michael's in Withyham.  He was the son of Abel Roder.

  5. John Setford was baptised on 11 June 1837 in Maresfield.  He married Jane Stevenson in 1867.  (They have their own page.)

  6. Henry Setford was baptised on 24 November 1839 in Maresfield.  When the 1841 census was recorded he was a year old and living with his parents.  In 1851 he was 11 years old.  He married Mary Ann Wood.  (They have their own page.)

  7. Eliza Emma Setford was baptised on 19 March 1843 in Maresfield.  In 1851 she was 8 years old.  At the time of the 1861 census she was the only one of her siblings living at home.  She was then 18 years old and housekeeper to her father.

    Eliza married Joseph Izzard on 18 August 1866 at St. Michaels in Withyham.

    When the 1881 census was recorded the couple were living in Crowborough and Joseph was then a 42 year old agricultural labourer.  He was born in Rotherfield, Sussex.

    Joseph and Eliza had the following children:

    1. Ellen Izzard was born about 1867 in Withyham and baptised there at St. Michael's on 24 March 1867.  She was a 14 year old at the time of the 1881 census.

    2. Joseph Izzard was born in 1869 in Withyham and baptised on 4 April 1859 at St. John's in Crowborough.  He was 12 years old in 1881.

    3. Mary Izzard was born about 1875 in Withyham and baptised on 28 February 1875 at St. John's in Crowborough.  She was 6 years old in 1881.

    4. Harriet Izzard was born about 1880 in Withyham.  She was a year old in 1881.

  8. Abraham Setford was baptised on 23 March 1846 in Maresfield.  His birth was registered as Abraham Sitford in the fourth quarter of 1846.  He was 6 years old when the 1851 census was recorded.  In 1881 he was an unmarried 35 year old agricultural labourer boarding in the home of his brother John.  He was still and agricultural labourer in 1901, and then aged 52 and living in Maresfield.

  9. Ruth Sitford was born in the third quarter of 1849 in Maresfield, although the 1901 census records she was born in Nutley.  She died aged 73 years and her death was registered in the first quarter of 1921 in the Uckfield registration district, by the name of Ruth Staplehurst.  At the time of the 1851 census she was a year old.

    Ruth married Henry Stapley in the first quarter of 1868 in the Uckfield registration district.

    Henry was born about 1842 in Fletching (as per 1851 and 1881 census) or Maresfield (as per 1871 census) and was the son of John Staplehurst and Frances Ridley.  His birth may have been registered in the second quarter of 1842 in the Uckfield registration district as Henry Staplehurst.  When the 1851 census was recorded, 9 year old Henry Staplehurst was living with his parents and siblings at Clapwater in Fletching.  His father was then a 52 year old farm labourer.

    When the 1871 census was recorded the Stapley family were living in Cackel Street, Maresfield.  Henry was then a 28 year old farm labourer and Ruth was 21.  Also with them were 2 of their children.  By 1881, the Staplehurst family were living at Horsted Pond in Little Horsted.  Henry was then a 40 year old agricultural labourer and Ruth was 32.  With them were 5 children.  The 1891 census records that the Staplehursts were living at Peckham Farm in Framfield and Henry was a 49 year old farm labourer and Ruth was 41.  Six of their children were with them on census night.  In 1901 the couple were living at Arches Farm in Framfield along with 5 of their sons.  Henry was then said to be 53 whilst Ruth was 49.

    Henry and Ruth had the following children:

    1. Frank Abraham Staplehurst was born in the third quarter of 1868 in Maresfield.  He was 2 years old in 1871.  In 1881 he was a 13 year old scholar.

    2. Mary Staplehurst was born in the fourth quarter of 1870 in Buxted.  She was 5 months when the 1871 census was recorded.  In 1881 she was a 10 year old scholar.

    3. Ann Staplehurst was born in the third quarter of 1873 in Maresfield.  In 1881 she was an 8 year old scholar.

    4. John Staplehurst was born in first quarter of 1876 in Maresfield.  He was a 5 year old scholar in 1881.  In 1891 he was a 15 year old farm labourer and the eldest of his siblings living at home.

    5. Henry Staplehurst was born about 1879 in Little Horsted.  At the time of the 1881 census he was 2 years old.  In 1891 he was a 12 year old farm labourer and living at home.  The 1901 census records that he was 22 year old, unmarried Harry Staplehurst and he was chicken (?crammer?).  He was also the eldest of his siblings living at home.

    6. Alfred Staplehurst was born about 1882 in Little Horsted.  He was a 9 year old scholar in 1891.  In 1901 he was a 19 year old chicken (?crammer?).

    7. William Staplehurst was born in the fourth quarter of 1884 in Framfield.  In 1891 he was a 6 year old scholar.  He was a 16 year old higgler in 1901 and his place of birth was recorded as Bentley Farm.

    8. Ernest Staplehurst was born about 1888 in Laughton.  He was a 3 year old scholar in 1891.

    9. Albert Staplehurst was born in the fourth quarter of 1890 in Framfield (as per 1891 census) or Peckham Farm (1901).  At the time of the 1891 census he was 7 months old.  In 1901 he was 11 years old.

    10. Frederick Staplehurst was born about 1896 at Peckham Farm in Framfields.  He was 5 years old in 1901.

 

SETFORD          WOOD

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