Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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Thomas STREETER (1804-1882)

and Phoebe CARD (1803-1865)


Thomas Streeter and Phoebe Card married by banns on 12 September 1824 in Rotherfield, Sussex.  He was a bachelor and she a spinster and they were both of Rotherfield.  The witnesses to their marriage were Charles Card and Thomas Cole.  (They were not my direct ancestors.)

Thomas Streeter was baptised on 8 July 1804 in Groombridge, Sussex.  He was the son of Thomas Streeter and Mary Reed.  Thomas died aged 79 years and his death was registered in the fourth quarter of 1882 in the Uckfield registration district.

Phoebe Card was baptised on 9 October 1803 in Rotherfield.  She was the daughter of Richard Card and Mary Wheatly.  Phoebe's death was registered in the third quarter of 1865 in the Uckfield registration district.

When the 1841 census was recorded the couple and 6 children were living at Brattles in Rotherfield.  Thomas and Phoebe were both said to be 35 years old and he was an agricultural labourer.

In 1851, the couple and 4 children were living in Battles Cottage (could be Rattles), Rotherfield.  Thomas was a 46 year old agricultural labourer and Pheby was 49.  They were both said to have been born in Rotherfield.  Also with the family was 21 year old servant and visitor Harriett Butt and 1 year old niece Anna Hunt (I think that's her surname).


Thomas Streeter and Phoebe Card had 8 known children:

  1. Mary Streeter was born on 4 October 1825 and baptised on 30 October 1825 in Rotherfield.

  2. James Streeter was born born on 27 December 1827 and baptised on 20 January 1828 in Rotherfield.  He was 13 years old in 1841.

    James married Harriet Pratt on 27 April 1851 in Rotherfield.

    Harriet was baptised on 31 December 1829 in Rotherfield and was the daughter of David Pratt (1808-1892) and Esther Pollington (1810-1857).

    James and Harriet had the following children:

    1. Ruth Naomi Streeter

    2. Emily Streeter

    3. Jane Streeter

    4. Lucy Streeter

    5. Elizabeth Streeter

  3. Thomas Streeter was born on 14 April 1830 and baptised no 9 May 1830 in Rotherfield.  He was 11 years old in 1841.  In 1851 he was an unmarried 23 year old agricultural labourer and living with his parents.

  4. Phoebe Streeter was born about 1834.  She was 7 years old in 1841.

  5. George Streeter was baptised on  27 July 1834 in Rotherfield.  He was 6 years old in 1841.

  6. Obed Streeter was baptised on 2 April 1837 in Rotherfield.  He was 5 years old in 1841.  In 1851 he was a 14 year old agricultural labourer.

  7. Ellen Streater was born on 17 November 1840 and baptised on 5 January 1840 in Rotherfield.  She was a year old when the 1841 census was recorded.  In 1851 she was 11 years old.

  8. Anne Streeter was born on 29 October and baptised on 11 December 1842 in Rotherfield.  She was 8 years old in 1851.



This page was updated on 10 October 2011