Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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Philip STONER (c1785-1855)

and Philadelphia GODLEY (1785-1854)

 

Philip Stoner and Philadelphia Godly married on 9 March 1813 in Upper Beeding, Sussex.  He was a bachelor and she was a spinster.  The witnesses to their marriage were William Stoner and Ann Fowler.  (They were not my direct ancestors.)

Philip Stoner was born about 1785 in Nuthurst, although his baptism does not appear in the Nuthurst baptism register.  He was the son of Henry Stoner (1751-1821) and Elizabeth Chasemore (1742-1833).  He was a year old on 1786.  Philip died aged 69 years and was buried on 19 August 1855 in Upper Beeding.

Philadelphia Godley was baptised on 24 April 1785 in Upper Beeding, Sussex.  She was the daughter of John Godly and Maria Hammond.  She died aged 69 years and was buried on 12 October 1854 in Upper Beeding.

The 1851 census records that Phillip and Phillis were both 65 years old.  He was a carpenter and his place of birth was noted as Nuthurst and she was born in Beeding.  Also with them on census night were 2 of their children.

 

Philip Stoner and Philadelphia Godley had 7 known children:

  1. Philadelphia Stoner was baptised on 15 February 1814 in Upper Beeding.  The baptism register noted that her father was a labourer.  She died aged 3 years and was buried on 11 December 1817 in Upper Beeding.

  2. John Stoner was baptised on 24 March 1816 in Upper Beeding.

  3. George Stoner was baptised on 4 October 1818 in Upper Beeding.  He died aged 51 years and his death was registered in the fourth quarter of 1869 in the Brighton registration district.

    George married Hannah Hoadley on 4 August 1842 in Brighton.  Their fathers were named as Philip Stoner and Edward Hoadley.

    Hannah was born about 1816 in Goudhurst, Kent.  She died aged 66 years and her death was registered in the first quarter of 1882 in the Brighton registration district.

    When the 1851 census was recorded the couple and 4 sons were living at 6 Kemp Street, Brighton.  George was a 32 year old journeyman baker and Hannah was a 35 year old straw bonnet maker.  Also with the family on census night was unmarried 23 year old lodger and dressmaker, Harriet Gates.  The family were still living at 6 Kemp Street in 1861.  George was then a 42 year old baker and Hannah was 44 and still making straw bonnets.  Seven children were at home on census night.  In 1871, Hannah was a 55 year old widow and living at 6 Kemp Street along with 2 sons and 23 year old old lodger and hatter Clement Ibbokow.  Hannah's occupation was given as a former milliner.

    George and Hannah had the following children:

    1. George Stoner was born in the second quarter of 1843 in Brighton.  He was a 7 year old scholar in 1851.  In 1861 he was a 17 year old clerk.

    2. James Stoner was baptised on 7 September 1845 at St. Nicholas, Brighton.  He was a 5 year old scholar in 1851.  In 1861 he was a 15 year old apprentice.

    3. Henry William Stoner was baptised on 3 October 1847 at St. Nicholas, Brighton.  In 1851 he was 3 years old.  He was a 13 year old errand boy in 1861.

    4. Cornelius Stoner was baptised on 11 November 1849 at St. Nicholas, Brighton.  When the 1851 census was recorded he was a year old.  In 1861 census he was an 11 year old scholar.

    5. Edward Owen Stoner was baptised on 7 December 1851 in Brighton.  In 1861 he was a 9 year old scholar.  She was a 19 year old railway clerk in 1871 and living with his mother.

    6. Thomas Stoner was born in the fourth quarter of 1853 in Brighton.  He was a 7 year old scholar in 1861.

    7. John Philip Stoner was born in the fourth quarter of 1858 in Brighton.  At the time of the 1861 census he was 2 years old.  He was a 12 year old scholar in 1871.

  4. Elizabeth Stoner was baptised on 17 December 1820 in Upper Beeding.

  5. Mary Stoner was baptised on 30 March 1823 in Upper Beeding.

  6. Anne Stoner was baptised on 18 September 1825 in Upper Beeding.  She was an unmarried 25 year old laundress in 1851 and living with her parents.

  7. William Stoner was baptised on 1 February 1829 in Upper Beeding.  He was an unmarried 22 year old agricultural labourer in 1851 and living with his parents.

 

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