Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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William STANDING (1822-1893)

and Ann REEVES (1824-?)

 

William Standing and Ann Smart married by banns on 22 July 1849 in Old Shoreham, Sussex.  He was then a bachelor and labourer she a widow.  Their fathers were named as John Standing and John Reeves who were both labourers.  The witnesses to their marriage were John Reeves and Jane Standing.  Previously as Ann Reeves she had married Francis Smart by banns on 25 December 1841 in Old Shoreham.  He was then 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.  (They were not my direct ancestors, but William and Ann were the 3x Great Grandparents of my cousin Julie Willard.)

William Standing was baptised on 7 April 1822 in Patching, Sussex.  He was the son of John Standen (c1786-1846) and Sarah Farrell (c1797-?).  The 1841 census recorded that he was 15 years old and living with his parents at Dog Kennels in Patching.  William died aged 72 years and was buried on 29 December 1893 in Old Shoreham.

Ann Reeves was baptised on 24 March 1824 in Southwick, Sussex.  She was the daughter of John Reeves and Christina Saunders (1797-?).

Francis Smart was baptised on 30 September 1821 in Old Shoreham.  He was the son of Samuel Smart (1788-1825) and Catherine Cox (c1789-1856).  Francis died aged 25 years and was buried on 22 March 1846 in Old Shoreham.

Francis/Frank and Ann had the following children:

  1. Samuel John Smart was baptised on 23 July 1843 in Old Shoreham.  He was 7 years old in 1851 and his name was recorded in the census as Samuel Standing.

  2. Caroline Smart was born in the first quarter 1846 in Old Shoreham.  She was 5 years old in 1851 and the census recorded her name as Caroline Standing.

    Caroline married John William Smart by banns on 26 December 1868 in Old Shoreham.  He was then a bachelor and shipwright and she a spinster.  Their fathers were named as John Smart a gardener and Frank Smart a labourer.  The witnesses to their marriage were Lydia Smart and Frederick Chandler.

    John William was born about 1845 in New Shoreham.  He died aged 43 years and was buried on 30 October 1888 in Old Shoreham.  The burial register noted that he was from New Shoreham.

    When the 1881 census was recorded the couple and their 4 children were living at the Kings Head Inn in the High Street, New Shoreham.  John was then a 37 year old publican and Caroline was 35.  They both gave their places of birth as Shoreham.  Also with them was Caroline's half siblings, Christiana and Frank.

    John and Caroline had the following children:

    1. Alice M. Smart was born about 1870 in Shoreham.  She was an 11 year old scholar in 1881.

    2. Alfred John Norton Smart was baptised on 4 May 1873 in Old Shoreham.  He was an 8 year old scholar in 1881.

    3. Frank Herbert Smart was baptised on 5 March 1876 in Old Shoreham.  The baptism register noted that his father was a shipwright from New Shoreham.  In 1881 he was a 5 year old scholar.

    4. Stanley Samuel Smart was baptised on 12 September 1880 in Old Shoreham.  The baptism register noted that his father was a shipwright from New Shoreham.

 

When the 1851 census was recorded the couple and 3 children were living in Old Shoreham.  William was a 29 year old farm labourer and Ann was 28.

In 1861 the couple and 5 children were living in Old Shoreham village.  William was a 39 year old agricultural labourer and Ann was 37.

The 1871 census records that the couple and 5 children were living in Old Shoreham, Sussex.  William was then a 49 year old agricultural labourer and Ann was 47.

When the 1901 census was recorded, Ann was a 79 year old widow living in The Street, Old Shoreham.  With her on census night was her daughter Christian.  Her daughter Eliza was living next door, and her son Alfred and his family was living the other side of Eliza.

 

William Standing and Ann Reeves had 8 known children:

  1. Eliza Jane Standing was baptised on 30 June 1851 in Old Shoreham.  The baptism register noted that her father was a gardener.  When the 1851 census was recorded she was 11 days old.  She was a 10 year old scholar in 1861.

    Eliza Jane married Isaac Norton by banns on 10 December 1871 in Old Shoreham.  He was then a bachelor and fisherman and she a spinster.  Their fathers were named as John Norton and William Standing who were both labourers.  The witnesses to their marriage were Frank Smart and Eliza Walls.

    Isaac was born about 1838 in Donnington, Sussex.

    At the time of the 1901 census, 63 year old Isaac and 50 year old Eliza were living in The Street, Old Shoreham.  The family of her brother Alfred were one side of them and her widowed mother and sister the other.

  2. Mary Ann Standing was baptised on 20 June 1852 in Old Shoreham.  The baptism register noted that her father was a labourer.  She was an 8 year old scholar in 1861.  Mary Ann died age 17 years and was buried on 25 July 1869 in Old Shoreham.

  3. Alfred Standing was baptised on 27 August 1854 in Old Shoreham.  In 1861 he was a 6 year old scholar.  He was a 16 year old agricultural labourer in 1871 and living at home.

    Alfred married Agnes Clevett in the first quarter of 1888 in the East Preston registration district.

    Agnes was baptised on 3 May 1863 in Findon, Sussex, and was the daughter of Henry Clevatt and Ann Standen.

    When the 1901 census was recorded the couple and their 3 children were living in The Street, Old Shoreham.  Alfred was a 45 year old general labourer and Agnes was 38.  He gave his place of birth as Shoreham and she as Findon.  Alfred's elder sister was living next door.

    Alfred and Agnes had the following children:

    1. Ethel Agnes Standing was baptised on 9 December 1888 in Old Shoreham.  The baptism register noted that her father was a game keeper.  In 1901 she was 12 years old.

    2. Alfred Henry Standing was baptised on 19 October 1890 in Old Shoreham.  He was 10 years old in 1901.

    3. Winifred Standing was baptised on 4 June 1892 in Old Shoreham.  At the time of the 1901 census she was 9 years old.

  4. William Standing was born about 1857 in Old Shoreham.  In 1861 he was 4 years old.  He was 14 years old in 1871.

    William married Sarah Anne Nye by banns on 4 November 1883 in Old Shoreham.  He was a bachelor and coachman and she a spinster from Southwick.  Their fathers were named as William Standing and William Nye who were both labourers.  The witnesses to their marriage were William Huffer and Lucy Louisa Nye.

    Sarah Anne was baptised on 6 November 1853 in Southwick, Sussex and was the daughter of William Nye and Prudence Morris.

    William and Sarah Ann had the following child:

    1. George William Standing was baptised on 6 July 1884 in Old Shoreham.  The baptism register noted that his father was a coachman.

  5. Isabel Standing was born about 1859 in Old Shoreham.  When the 1861 census was recorded she was 2 years old.

    Isabel married William Knight by banns on 29 December 1883 in Old Shoreham.  He was a bachelor and labourer from Lancing and she was a spinster.  Their fathers were named as William Knight and William Standing who were both labourers.  The witnesses to their marriage were Alfred Standing and Lydia Standing.

  6. Lydia Standing was baptised on 1 December 1861 in Old Shoreham.  She married Albert Cooper in 1888.  (They have their own page.)

  7. Christiana Standing was baptised on 6 December 1863 in Old Shoreham.  She was a 7 year old scholar in 1871.  At the time of the 1881 census she was a 17 year old servant and living with the family of her elder half sister.  In 1901 she was an unmarried 37 year old living with her mother.

  8. Frank Standen was baptised on 4 November 1866 in Old Shoreham.  He was a 4 year old scholar in 1871.  In 1881 he was a 14 year old school boy and living with his elder half sister.  Frank died aged 32 years and was buried on 18 November 1897 in Old Shoreham.  The burial register noted that he was from New Shoreham.

 

REEVE(S)          STANDING

This page was updated on 9 March 2010