Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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John THORPE (1779-1848)

and Philly TUGWELL (1775-1844)

 

John Thorpe and Philly Tugwell married on 5 October 1801 in Glynde, Sussex.  (They were not my direct ancestors.)

John Thorpe was baptised on 4 July 1779 in Chiddingly, Sussex.  He was the son of William Tugwell (1747-1819) and Mary Funnell (1749-1842).  John died aged 69 years and was buried on 16 November 1848 in Horsham.

Philly Tugwell was baptised on 24 September 1775 in Glynde.  She was the daughter of John Tugwell (1730-1809) and Elizabeth Skinner (1731-1824).  She died in 1844.

When the 1841 census was recorded, the couple were living in Gardiner Street, Brighton.  John's age was recorded as 62 and Phillis as 64.  With them was 31 year old servant, Sarah Tugwell.

 

John Thorpe and Philly Tugwell had 6 known children:

  1. John Thorp was baptised on 30 October 1803 in Horsham.

    John married Sarah Phillips by licence on 6 October 1829 in Horsham.  The witnesses to their marriage were Ze?? Barnes and Francis Best.  Their marriage licence was issued on 2 October 1829 by the Archdeaconry of Chichester, which noted that he was a bachelor and she a spinster and they were both of Horsham and both aged 21 years and upwards.

    Sarah died aged 31 years and was buried on 24 July 1835 in Horsham.

    John and Sarah had 3 known children:

    1. Henry Phillips Thorpe was baptised on 29 May 1831 in Horsham.  The baptism register noted that his father was a draper.  He was 10 years old in 1841.

      As Henry Phillips Thorpe he married Marianne Holmes by licence on 8 November 1860 in Horsham.  He was then a 29 year old bachelor and miller.  She was a 24 year old spinster.  Their fathers were named as John Thorpe, gent and George Bax Holmes, gent.  The witnesses to their marriage were Joseph Holmes and Elizabeth Thorpe.

    2. Elizabeth Thorpe was baptised on 29 April 1833 in Horsham.  She was 8 years old in 1841.

    3. Mary Thorpe was baptised on 22 February 1835 in Horsham and buried there as an infant on 15 May 1835.

    John next married Mary Evershed by licence on 23 April 1840 in Horsham.  He was then a widower and linen draper and his father was named as John Thorpe, gent.  Mary was a spinster and her father was named as Thomas Evershed, a soap maker.  The witnesses to their marriage were Thomas Evershed and Ann Evershed.

    When the 1841 census was recorded, 35 year old John was a draper living in West Street, Horsham with his 30 year old wife Mary, 25 year old sister Mary and 2 children.  Also with the family in 1841 was:  20 year old Julius Russell, 20 year old John Knight and 15 year old John Lelliott who were all journeyman drapers, and 24 year old servant Mary Dale.

    In 1861, 57 year old John and 52 year old Mary were living in Park Lane, Horsham.  John was then a retired draper.  With them on census night was his daughter Elizabeth, 6 year old niece and scholar Helen Evershed, and 2 servants, namely 27 year old cook Emily Adams and 24 year old housemaid Eliza Wilson.

    The 1871 census records that the couple were living in London Road, Horsham.  John was a 67 year old land owner and Mary was 62.  Their 16 year old niece was living with them as was unmarried 34 year old domestic servant, Mary A. Brown.

  2. William Tugwell Thorp was baptised on 26 January 1806 in Horsham and buried there on 18 March 1806 as an infant.

  3. Thomas William Thorpe was baptised on 23 October 1808 in Horsham.  He was buried on 6 October 1811 in Horsham and it was noted in the burial register that he was a child.

  4. Elizabeth Thorp was baptised on 16 June 1811 in Horsham.  She died aged 18 years and was buried on 12 February 1830 in Horsham.

  5. Mary Ann Thorpe was baptised on 31 August 1813 in Horsham.  It was noted in the baptism register that her father was a shoemaker.  She died aged 30 years and was buried as Mary Ann Thorpe on 3 May 1844 in Horsham.

  6. Benjamin George Thorpe was born on 29 January 1818 and baptised on 29 March 1818 in Horsham.  It was noted in the baptism register that his father was a shoemaker.

    Benjamin married Philadelphia Stone on 8 June 1847 in Ewell, Surrey.

    Benjamin and Philadelphia had the following children:

    1. George Stone Thorpe was baptised on 9 August 1849 in Horsham.  The baptism register noted that his father was a draper.

    2. Alfred Thorpe was baptised on 27 June 1851 in Horsham.  The baptism register noted that his father was a linen draper.

    3. Ellen Rose Thorpe was baptised on 27 March 1852 in Horsham.

    4. William Henry Thorpe was baptised on 11 May 1855 in Horsham.

    5. Edwin John Thorpe was baptised on 5 June 1857 in Horsham.

 

THORPE          TUGWELL

This page was last updated on 11 July 2009