Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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Thomas SHERLOCK (c1799-?)

and Mary BOTTING (1797-?)

 

Thomas Sherlock and Mary Botting married by banns on 9 April 1823 in Horsted Keynes, Sussex.  They were both of Horsted Keynes.  (They were not my direct ancestors.)

Thomas Sherlock was born about 1799 in Horsted Keynes, Sussex, although his baptism does not appear in the Horsted Keynes baptism register.  He may have been the son of George Sherlock and Ann Bone who married in 1798 in Lindfield, Sussex.

Mary Botting was baptised on 24 May 1797 in Shipley, Sussex.  She was the daughter of Henry Botting (c1760-?) and Ann Waller (1777-?).

At the time of the 1841 census the family were living in a cottage on Horsted Keynes Green.  Thomas and Mary were both said to be 40 years old and he was a labourer.  Six of their children were with them along with 75 year old George Sherlock a labourer and 35 year old Allexander Sherlock who was a bricklayer.

When the 1851 census was recorded the couple and 4 children were living in Horsted Keynes village.  Thomas was a 52 year old agricultural labourer and said he was born in Horsted Keynes.  Mary was 53 and said she was born in Shipley.  Also with the family was Thomas's 40 year old unmarried brother Allexander Sherlock who was a bricklayer and also said he was born in Horsted Keynes.

In 1861 the couple and youngest daughter, Ann, were living in Horsted Green, Horsted Keynes.  Thomas was a 62 year old agricultural labourer and Mary was 63.

The 1871 census recorded that the couple were living at Horsted Green, Horsted Keynes.  Thomas a 72 year old labourer and Mary was 73.  Also with them was 22 year old unmarried lodger, George Carter who was a farm labourer and their unmarried 21 year old grandson and lodger Thomas Sherlock, junior.

Before Mary's marriage she may have had the following son:

  1. William Botting was baptised on 9 January 1820 in Horsted Keynes.  William married Philadelphia Corke in 1848.  (They have their own page.)

 

Thomas Sherlock and Mary Botting had 10 known children:

  1. Thomas Sherlock was baptised on 2 November 1823 in Horsted Keynes.  The 1841 census recored that he was 15 years old.

  2. Mary Ann Sherlock was baptised on 26 Mach 1826 in Horsted Keynes.

  3. Henry Sherlock was baptised on 6 April 1828 in Horsted Keynes.  In 1851 he was an unmarried 22 year old farm servant living in the home of 75 year old Edward Page at Masketts Farm in Maresfield, Sussex.

  4. Frances Sherlock was baptised on 10 January 1830 in Horsted Keynes.  She was 11 years old in 1841.  In 1851 she was an unmarried 21 year old kitchen maid living in the home of a retired clergyman at Malling House in South Malling, Sussex.

  5. George Sherlock was baptised on 22 January 1832 in Horsted Keynes.  In 1841 he was 9 years old.  He was a 19 year old agricultural labourer in 1851 and the eldest of his siblings living at home.

    George married Anna Sherlock.

    George and Anna had the following son:

    1. Owen Sherlock was baptised on 7 July 1867 in Horsted Keynes.

      Owen married Martha Smith Barham in the second quarter of 1902.

      Martha was born in 1868 in Wadhurst and was the daughter of William Barham (1841-1892) and Laura Smith (c1842-1924).

      Owen and Martha had 1 daughter:

      1. Edith Olive May Sherlock was born on 25 April 1903 in the Cuckfield, Sussex registration district.

      Owen and Martha later adopted a girl of French origin.

  6. Charlotte Sherlock, a twin, was baptised on 9 February 1834 in Horsted Keynes.  In 1841 she was 7 years old.  She was a 17 year old house servant in 1851 and living with her parents.

  7. Sarah Sherlock, a twin, was baptised on 9 February 1834 in Horsted Keynes.  She died aged 1 week and was buried on 18 February 1834 in Horsted Keynes.

  8. James Sherlock was baptised on 1 May 1836 in Horsted Keynes.  He was 5 years old in 1841.

  9. Edward Sherlock was born about 1838/9 in Horsted Keynes.  In 1841 he was 2 years old.  He was a 12 year old scholar in 1851. 

  10. Ann Sherlock was born about 1843 in Horsted Keynes.  She was an 8 year old scholar in 1851.  In 1861 she was 18 years old and the only one of her siblings living at home.

 

BOTTING          SHERLOCK

This page was reviewed on 8 April 2012