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Thomas STREATER (1788-1850)

and Martha BRIGGS (1789-?)

 

Thomas Streater and Martha Briggs married on 31 October 1810 in Billingshurst, Sussex.  They were both then of Billingshurst.  The witnesses to their marriage were John Alnder and James Champion.  (They were not my direct ancestors.)

Thomas Streater was baptised on 6 July 1788 in Pulborough, Sussex.  He was the son of Thomas Streater (1764-1839) and Sarah Jay.  Thomas died aged 64 years and was buried on 8 April 1850 in Pulborough.

Martha Briggs was baptised on 12 July 1789 in Billingshurst.  She was the daughter of Richard Briggs and Hannah Wadey.

When the 1841 census was recorded the couple and 2 children (George and William) were living at Parson's Wood in Pulborough.  They were both said to be 50 years old and Thomas was an agricultural labourer.

 

Thomas Streater and Martha Briggs had 11 known children:

  1. James Streeter was baptised on 28 March 1811 in Pulborough.

  2. Thomas Streeter was baptised on 28 April 1816 in Billingshurst.

    Thomas married Mary Ann Coals Spencer in the fourth quarter of 1840 in the Wandsworth registration district.

    Mary Ann was born about 1804 in Wandsworth, Surrey.

    When the 1851 census was recorded the couple along with their 2 children (Thomas and Mary Ann) were living in Church Road, Battersea, Surrey.  Thomas was then a 35 year old carter and Mary Ann was 47.  He gave his place of birth as Bilborough, Sussex and she as Wandsworth, Surrey.  Also with the family was 64 year old widow and visitor Marther Streeter who was born in Billinghurst, and 2 lodgers namely 27 year old Charles Ridley and 38 year old William Clayton.

    In 1861 the couple and 2 children (Thomas and Mary Ann) were living at 4 Chene Cottage in Church Road, Battersea.  Thomas was a 45 years old and Mary Ann was 58.  His place of birth was Pulborough and hers as Wandsworth.  Also with them was 28 year old lodger, Henry Matthews.

    By 1871, Thomas was a 55 year old widower and he was living at 97 Church Road, Battersea.  He was then a carman.  Also with him was his daughter Mary, 18 year old nephew Edward Blunden and 16 year old niece Sarah Blunden

    Thomas and Mary Ann had 3 known children:

    1. Thomas Streeter was born on 31 March 1842 and baptised on 1 May 1842 at St. Mary's in Battersea.  In 1851 he was a 9 year old scholar.  He was 19 years old in 1861.

    2. Mary Ann Streeter was born on 24 September 1843 and baptised on 22 October 1843 at St. Mary's in Battersea.  She was a 7 year old scholar in 1851.  In 1861 she was 17 years old.  When the 1871 census was recorded she was an unmarried 27 year old housekeeper and living with her father.

    3. James Streater was born on 1 June 1845 and baptised on 22 June 1845 at St. Mary's in Battersea.

  3. Martha Streeter was baptised on 18 February 1818 in Billingshurst.

  4. Sarah Streeter was baptised on 4 June 1820 in Billingshurst.

    Sarah married Edward Blunden by banns on 11 July 1840 in Pulborough.  He was a 26 year old bachelor and labourer and she was a 21 year old spinster.  Their fathers were named as Robert Blunden a labourer and Thomas Streeter a farmer.  The witnesses to their marriage were George Blunden and J. Overington.

    Edward was baptised on 21 June 1812 in Hardham, Sussex and was the son of Robert Blunden and Mary Harwood.

    Edward and Sarah had the following children:

    1. William Blunden was baptised on 10 May 1841 in Pulborough.

    2. Charles Blunden was baptised on 14 May 1843 in Pulborough.

    3. Anne Blunden was baptised on 12 October 1845 in Pulborough.

    4. Thomas Blunden was baptised on 6 February 1848 in Pulborough.

    5. Edward Blunden was baptised on 24 October 1852 in Hardham.  In 1871 he was an 18 year old builder's labourer and living with his Uncle Thomas Streeter.

    6. Sarah Blunden was baptised on 22 April 1855 in Hardham.  In 1871 she was a 16 year old servant and living with her Uncle Thomas Streeter.

    7. Jane Blunden was baptised on 13 February 1859 in Hardham.

  5. Ann Streeter was baptised on 3 March 1822 in Billingshurst.

    Ann married William Sleater by banns on 18 December 1847 in Pulborough.  He was a 25 year old bachelor and labourer and she was a 26 year old spinster.  Their fathers were named as John Sleater a labourer and Thomas Streeter a farmer.  The witnesses to their marriage were James Sadler and Sarah Hayler.

  6. Mary Streater was baptised on 12 June 1825 in Pulborough.  She may have been buried as an infant on 13 February 1826 in Pulborough.

  7. Morris Streater was baptised on 15 October 1826 in Pulborough.

    Morris married Harriet Thomas by banns on 17 June 1847 in Pulborough.  He was a 22 year old bachelor and labourer and she was a 20 year old spinster.  Their fathers were named as Thomas Streeter and William Thomas were both labourers.  The witnesses to their marriage were George Streeter and Sarah Farrold.

    Harriet was baptised on 9 December 1827 in Pulborough and was the daughter of William Thomas and Hannah Elliott.

  8. George Streeter was baptised on 15 March 1829 in Pulborough.  In 1841 he was 12 years old.

  9. William Streater was bapstised on 13 February 1831 in Pulborough.  In 1841 he was 10 years old.

  10. Hugh Streeter was baptised on 6 July 1834 in Pulborough and buried there on 18 June 1836, aged 2 years.

  11. Rhoda Streeter was baptised on 17 June 1836 in Pulborough.  She may have been buried as an infant on 3 May 1837 in Pulborough.

 

BRIGGS          STREETER

This page was created on 31 October 2011