Philip STONER (1781-1858)
and Elizabeth BLAND (1777-1854)
Philip Stoner and Elizabeth Bland married
by banns on 27 December 1802 in Cowfold, Sussex. They were both then said to be of Cowfold.
The witnesses to their marriage were Maria Vinall and
(They were not my direct ancestors.)
Philip Stoner was baptised on 23 September 1781 in
Shermanbury, Sussex. He was the son of
Robert Stoner (1742-?)
and Mary Stenning.
Philip died aged 79 years in Horsham Union Workhouse, as
per the burial register and was buried on 26 January 1858 in Lower Beeding.
Elizabeth Bland was baptised on 13 July 1777 in Cowfold,
Sussex. She was the daughter
of John Bland and Ann Grover.
Elizabeth died aged 78 years and was buried on 21 January 1854 in Lower Beeding.
On 5 November 1803, Philip under went a settlement examination. He
was then a labourer married to Elizabeth with 10 week old son John.
He was born in Shermanbury, but his parents settled in Nuthurst.
When the 1841 census was recorded the couple were living on Knowles Farm
in Upper Beeding. Philip's age was then recorded as 60 and
Elizabeth's as 65. His occupation looks like shippend (could that
be shepherd?). In 1851, the couple were living at Newells in Lower
Beeding. Phillip was a 72 year old pauper and his place of birth
was recorded as Shermanbury. Elizabeth was 75 and her place of
birth was given as Cowfold. Their son Henry was also living with
them and his occupation was given as shipyard labourer - might this have
been Philip's occupation in 1841?
Philip Stoner and Elizabeth Bland
had 8 known children:
John Stoner was born about September 1803. He was
10 weeks old on 5 November 1803.
Thomas Stoner was baptised on 3 August 1806 in Cowfold.
Mary Stoner was baptised on 22 October 1809 in Nuthurst.
She died/was buried on 16 July 1875 in Portslade.
Mary married William Packham on 2 May 1830 in
William was baptised on 30 March 1806 in Clayton, Sussex and was the son
of Henry Packham (1776-1853) and Barbara
Richardson (1781-1817). He died/was buried on 9 May 1865
At the time of the 1841 census, the couple and 4 children were living in
Wickham Cottage in Clayton. William was a 35 year old agricultural
labourer and Mary's age was recorded as 30 years. When the 1851
census was recorded the couple and 4 children were living in Portslade,
Sussex. William was then a 46 year old agricultural labourer and
said he was born in Clayton. Mary was 43 and her place of birth
was given as Nuthurst.
William and Mary had the following children:
Henry Packham was baptised on 18 March 1832 in
Clayton. He was 9 years old in 1841.
Charles Packham was baptised on 1 March 1835 in
Clayton. In 1841 he was 6 years old. He was a 16 year
old agricultural labourer in 1851.
Thomas Packham was baptised on 18 June 1837 in
Clayton. In 1841 he was 4 years old. He was a 14 year
old agricultural labourer in 1851.
William Packham was born about 1840. He was a
year old at the time of the 1841 census.
Mary Packham was baptised on 4 December 1842 in
Portslade. In 1851 she was an 8 year old scholar. Mary
married Henry Wadey on 2 December 1868.
Philip Packham was baptised on 2 February 1845 in Portslade.
He died on 12 August 1933 in Portslade. He was a 6 year old
scholar in 1851.
Maria Louisa Baytup by banns on 15 August 1869
in Bolney. She was then a 21 year old spinster and he a 24 year
old bachelor and labourer from Portslade. Their fathers were named
as William Packham and John Batup who
were both labourers. The witnesses to their marriage were
William Batup and Ganey Elizabeth Batup.
Maria was baptised on 24 June 1849 in Bolney, Sussex and was the
William Stoner was baptised on 1 April 1810 in
Henry Stoner was baptised on 15 December 1811 in
Nuthurst. He was an unmarried 40 year old shipyard labourer in
1851 and he was living with his parents. The census recorded that
he was born in Nuthurst.
Sarah Stoner was baptised on 15 January 1815 in
James Stoner was baptised on 17 April 1825 in Nuthurst.
Charles Stoner was baptised on 17 April 1825 in