and Gainey Older WILLARD (1833-?)
Smith and Gainey Willard married on Saturday 10 June 1854
at St. Mary's parish church in Pulborough. He was then a 24 year
old bachelor and labourer and she was a 22 year old spinster. Their
fathers were named as Thomas Smith a gardener and Clement Willard
a labourer. The witnesses to their marriage were
Isaac Elliott and Jesse Greenfield.
Clement Smith was baptised on 23 May 1830 in Amberley and was the son of
Thomas Smith (1804-?) and
Mary Reeves (1805-?).
Gainey Older Willard was baptised on Sunday 24 February 1833 in Pulborough.
She was the daughter of
She was also known as Jane. When the 1851 census was recorded
she was living at 2 Fightingcocks, Amberley, Sussex in the household of
John Luff, where she was a 19 year old servant.
At the time of the 1861 census the couple and 2 children were living in a
Cottage in Amberley and Clement was an agricultural labourer. In 1871
the couple were living at No. 1 Ham Cottage in Greatham and Clement was an
agricultural labourer. Also with them on census night were their 4
children, 3 year old niece Annie T. Willard and 70 year old
lodger and widower Michael Gatton. By 1881,
Clement and Jane were living in Broadwater, Sussex. They were also
living in Broadwater at the time of the 1891 census, along with their
nephew, Walter Greenfield. And they were still
there when the 1901 census was recorded. Clement was still an
agricultural labourer and Jane, a laundress.
and Gainey Willard had 5 known children:
Eliza Smith was baptised on 31 December 1854 in Amberley. She
was not living with her parents when the 1861 census was recorded.
Allen Smith was baptised on 12 April 1857 in Amberley. His name
was recorded as Arthur Smith in the census for 1861 aged 4, 1871 aged
14 and 1881 aged 24. In 1881 he was living with his parents and he was a
Emma Smith was baptised on 4 September 1859 in Amberley. She
was a year old when the 1861 census was recorded. In 1871 she was an
11 year old scholar.
Ellen Louisa Smith was baptised on 23 June 1861 in Amberley.
In 1871 she was a 9 year old scholar. When the 1881 census was recorded she was probably a 19 year old domestic
servant living at Manor Farm House in Heene, Sussex, the home of Edmund
Lephard, but she gave her place of birth as Greatham.
married George Richard Cutler in the second quarter of 1888 in the
East Preston registration district.
By 1901 the couple were living in Cuckfield, Sussex along with their 2 children. George was then a
George was baptised on 6 January 1861 in South Stoke, Sussex and
was the son of George Cutler and Mary Hollands. The 1881
census records that George was an unmarried 26 year old bricklayer's
labourer, visiting the home of William Toms in The Village,
George and Ellen had 2 known children:
Harry Cutler was born about 1889 in Worthing, Sussex
Mary Cutler was born about 1892 in Portslade, Sussex.
Mary T. Smith was born about 1868 in Greatham, Sussex.
In 1871 she was 3 years old. She was a 13 year old scholar when the 1881 census was recorded.
- Old Farm House, Greatham, Sussex (RG10/1104, folio 122, page 11)
Greenfield, Head, Mar, 28, Ag Lab, born Billingshurst, Sussex
Greenfield, Wife, Mar, born Pulborough, Sussex
Greenfield, Son, 4, born Pulborough, Sussex
Greenfield, Daur, 2, born Greatham, Sussex
William, Niece, 4, born Pulborough, Sussex
Willard, Lodger, Mar, 60, born Pulborough, Sussex
property on the census enumerators route...
Smith, Head, Mar, 41, Ag Lab, born Rackham, Sussex
Smith, Wife, Mar, 39, born Pulborough, Sussex
Smith, Son, 14, born Rackham, Sussex
Daur, 11, Scholar, born Rackham, Sussex
Smith, Daur, 9, Scholar, born Rackham, Sussex
Smith, Daur, 3, born Greatham, Sussex
Willard, Niece, 3, born Pulborough, Sussex
Gatton, Lodger, Widr, 70, Ag Lab, born Ashington, Sussex