Ancestors of Mandy Willard

Number of pages

in this site:

2,688

Please bear this in mind when you contact me, as I can not always remember what I've said where.  It would be really helpful if you could tell me the page title or URL you are contacting me about.

 

Links to other pages in this site or other websites are in BLUE or RED.

 

Family History is my hobby.  I am not a professional genealogist.

 

Thank you for taking the time to view my humble effort.  Also, a very BIG THANK YOU to all those who have kindly contributed information.

 

Please check the data for yourself against original sources.

 

Tip:  You may need to hit your F5 key to see any changes to the page since your last visit.

 

 


Samuel SMART (1788-1825)

and Catherine COX (c1789-?)

 

Samuel Smart and Catherine Cox married by banns on 1 October 1810 in Old Shoreham, Sussex.  He was then a bachelor from Lancing and she was a spinster.  The witnesses to their marriage were Thomas Smart and William Kent.

Samuel Smart was baptised on 25 July 1788 in Old Shoreham.  He was the son of John Smart (?-1807) and Mary Souton (?-1807).  Samuel died aged 37 years and was buried on 1 June 1825 in Old Shoreham.

Catherine Cox was born about 1789.  She died aged 65 years and was buried on 1 May 1856 in Old Shoreham.  The burial register noted that it was Ascension Day and that she was from New Shoreham.

 

Samuel Smart and Catherine Cox had 4 known children:

  1. Jane Elizabeth Smart was baptised on 4 September 1814 in Old Shoreham.  The baptism register noted that her father was a labourer.

    Jane Elizabeth married Stephen Payne by licence on 11 November 1837 in Old Shoreham.  He was a 22 year old bachelor and sailor and she was a 23 year old spinster.  Their fathers were named as John Payne and Samuel Smart.  The witnesses to their marriage were Jane Cuddington and John Smart.

  2. John Smart was baptised on 25 May 1815 in Old Shoreham.  He died aged 71 years (as per a transcript) and was buried on 23 October 1888 in Old Shoreham.

    John married Jane Cuddington by banns on 1 June 1841 in Old Shoreham.  He was a 24 year old bachelor and butler, and she was a 21 year old spinster.  Their fathers were named as Samuel Smart a labourer and Harry Cuddington a publican.  The witnesses to their marriage were Francis Smart and Mary Ann Smart.

    Jane was baptised on 27 October 1819 in Old Shoreham and was the daughter of Harry Cuddington (1772-1837) and Elizabeth Johnson (c1773-1851).  The baptism register noted that her father was a victualler.  She died aged 67 years and was buried on 8 July 1887 in Old Shoreham.

    When the 1851 census was recorded, John was a 34 year old married butler living in the home of Harry Colvill Bridger at Buckingham House in Old Shoreham.  Jane was then 31 years old and described as a butler's wife and she was living elsewhere in Old Shoreham, along with her 4 children, widowed mother Elizabeth Cuddington aged 78 and 36 year old unmarried brother James Cuddington.

    In 1861, the couple and their 6 children were living at the Post Office in Old Shoreham.  John was then a 44 year old gardener and grocer and Jane was 41.  They both said they were born in Old Shoreham.  Also with them were 2 general servants, namely 20 year old Lucier Maskel and 16 year old Harriet Maskel.  The previous property on the census enumerator's route was the Red Lion Inn, where Jane's 60 year old brother Henry Cuddington was the licensed victuraller.

    John and Jane had the following children:

    1. John Smart was born about 1844 in New Shoreham.  He was 6 years old in 1851.  In 1861 he was an 18 year old carpenter and living at home with his parents.

    2. Frederick Seymour Smart was baptised on 20 July 1845 in Old Shoreham.  The baptism register noted that his father was a gentleman's servant.  The 1851 census recorded that he was 4 years old and had been born in New Shoreham.  The 1861 census records he was an 11 year old scholar.

    3. Lydia Smart was baptised on 24 December 1846 in Old Shoreham.  The baptism register recorded that her father was a servant.  The 1851 census noted that she was 2 years old.

    4. Isabel Smart was baptised on 9 July 1848 in Old Shoreham.  She died aged 15 months and was buried as Isabella Smart on 10 February 1850 in Old Shoreham.

    5. Emma Smart was baptised on 31 April 1850 in Old Shoreham.  The baptism register noted that her father was a laboruer.  She was a year old in 1851.  The 1861 census records that she was a 16 year old scholar.

    6. Frank Smart was baptised on 25 January 1852 in Old Shoreham.  The baptism register noted that his father was a tradesman.  He was a 10 year old scholar in 1861.

    7. Dulcibella Smart was baptised on 1 May 1853 in Old Shoreham.  She was an 8 year old scholar in 1861.  She died aged 10 years and was buried on 21 December 1863 in Old Shoreham.

    8. Jane Smart was baptised on 7 December 1856 in Old Shoreham.  The baptism register noted that her father was a gardener.  She was a 4 year old scholar in 1861.

  3. Francis Smart was baptised on 30 September 1821 in Old Shoreham.

    Francis married Ann Reeves by banns on 25 December 1841 in Old Shoreham.  He was a 20 year old bachelor and labourer, and she was a 19 year old spinster and servant from Southwick.  Their fathers were named as Samuel Smart and John Reeves who were both labourers.  The witnesses to their marriage were John Smart and Mary Ann Smart.

  4. Mary Ann Smart was baptised on 18 April 1824 in Old Shoreham.

 

COMBER          SMART

This page was last updated on 14 July 2009