Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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George TULITT (1823-1869)

and Ann SLAUGHTER (1828-1895)

 

George Tulitt and Ann Slaughter married on 13 April 1851 in Nuthurst, Sussex.  (They were not my direct ancestors.)

George Tulett was baptised on 28 September 1823 in Cowfold, Sussex.  He was the son of Charles Tulett (1797-1862) and Mary Batchelor. (c1800-1868)  He died aged 46 years on 13 July 1869 and was buried at Holy Trinity Church in Plummers Plain, Lower Beeding, Sussex on 17 July 1869.  He was 15 years old when the 1841 census was recorded and living with his parents at Burnt House in Cowfold..  In 1851 he was working as a farm servant for George Gander at Courtup Farm in Nuthurst.

Ann Slaughter was baptised on 7 September 1828 in Nuthurst.  She was the daughter of John Slaughter (1796-?)and Sarah Langford (1793-?).  Ann died aged 67 years on 25 June 1895 in Horsham and was buried with her husband.  In 1851 Ann was living with her parents in Nuthurst.  At the time of the 1871 census she was a widow living at Hammer Hill in Lower Beeding.  By 1881 she was living at Thatched Cottage in Lower Beeding.

When the 1871 census was recorded, Ann Tullett was a 42 year old widow living at Hammer Hill, Lower Beeding, along with her 6 children.

Holy Trinity, Plummers Plain, Lower Beeding, circa 1905 - from http://www.westsussexpast.org.uk/pictures/index.htmlTheir headstone inscription reads:

In loving memory of George Tulitt fell asleep 13th July 1869 aged 46 Also of Ann Tulitt fell asleep 25th June 1895 Also of James Rovery fell asleep 5th Jan 1948 aged 84 At Rest Also of Emma Rovery fell asleep 19th December 1951 aged 86 years

 

Before her marriage Ann had an illegitimate son:

  1. Walter Slaughter was born in 1850 in  Rudgwick, although his baptism was not recorded in the Rudgwick parish registers.  He was an agricultural labourer.  In 1851 he was living with his mother and grandparents.  When the 1871 census was recorded he was a 21 year old agricultural labourer and he was living with his mother and younger siblings.

    Walter married twice.  Firstly as Walter Tulitt to Maria Goring in the third quarter of 1882 in the Cuckfield registration district.

    Maria may have been baptised on 1 January 1860 at All Saints in Crawley Down, Sussex and have been the daughter of James Goring and Jane.  She died aged 36 years in the third quarter of 1896 in the Cuckfield district and her name was then recorded as Maria Tullett.

    When the 1891 census was recorded, Walter Tullett was said to be a 39 year old farm carter and he gave his place of birth as Nuthurst.  His wife Maria was then 30 years old and said she was born in Crawley.  The couple and their 3 children were living at Eastland in Slaugham.  Also with them on census night were 2 lodgers, namely, 16 year old Frank Feast and 17 year old John Ansfield.  They were living next door to the family of Charles Martin.

    Walter and Maria had the following children:

    1. James Tulitt was born on 1 February 1883 and baptised on 25 March 1883 in Lower Beeding.  In 1891 he was an 8 year old scholar.  He was a dairyman in 1901.

    2. Agnes Tullit was born on 12 January 1885 and baptised on 1 March 1885 in Lower Beeding.  She was a 6 year old scholar in 1891.

    3. Mary Ann Tullitt was born in the third quarter of 1890 in Slaugham.  At the time of the 1891 census she was 7 months old.

    As Walter Tullitt he next married Rose Anne Carter by banns on 12 August 1900 in Lower Beeding.  He was then a 49 year old widower and farm labourer from Slaugham.  Rose was a 45 year old spinster from Monksgate, Lower Beeding.  Their fathers were named as George Tullitt a farm labourer and John Carter a gamekeeper.  The witnesses to their marriage were Frances Martha Carter and Edwin Carter.

    Rose Anna was baptised on 6 October 1850 in Lower Beeding and was the daughter of John Carter and Sarah (c1815-1895).  At the time of the 1881 census she was a 29 year old domestic servant living at 2 Cross Cottage in Lower Beeding, along with her widowed mother and 2 younger brothers.  When the 1901 census was recorded the family were living at 25 Copyhold Cottages, Slaugham and Rosa gave her age as 45, therefore, born about 1856.

 

George Tulitt and Ann Slaughter had 5 known children:

  1. Maria Tullet was baptised on 25 October 1855 in Lower Beeding.  She was 15 years old in 1871.

    As Maria Tulett she married Thomas Sherwin by banns on 12 February 1881 in Lower Beeding.  He was then a labourer from Portslade, Sussex and she was a spinster.  Their fathers were named as Henry Sherwin, a labourer and George Tulitt, who was described as a deceased labourer.  The witnesses to their marriage were Walter Tulitt and Mary Ann Tulitt.

    Thomas was baptised on 12 December 1852 in Fittleworth, Sussex and was the son of Henry Sherwin and Flora Whittington (1829-1855).  When the 1881 census was recorded the couple were living in Church Road, Portslade, Sussex and Thomas was a labourer in a brickyard.

    Thomas and Maria had the following known child:

    1. Harry Sherwin was born on 19 June 1881 and baptised on 7 August 1881 in Lower Beeding, at which time his father was a carter from Portslade.

  2. John Tulitt was baptised on 1 August 1858 in Lower Beeding.  In 1871 he was 13 years old.  He was an agricultural labourer in 1881.

    As John Tullitt he married Sarah Boniface by banns on 1 July 1888 in Lower Beeding.  John was a 30 year old bachelor and labourer.  Sarah was a spinster.  John's father was named as John Tullitt a labourer.  The witnesses to their marriage were James Boniface and Maria Boniface.

    Sarah was also known as Sally and was born in 1853 in Horsham, Sussex.  In 1901 they were living in Twisted Cottage in Maplehurst.

    John and Sarah had the following known children:

    1. Annie or Amy Tullett was born in 1890.  Her birth may have been registered in the first quarter of 1890 in the Horsham registration district, in the name of Annie Louise Tullett.

    2. William Tullett was born about 1892.  His birth may have been registered as William John Tullett in the first quarter of 1892 in the Horsham district.

  3. Harriett Tulitt  (a twin) was baptised on 27 July 1862 in Lower Beeding.  She was 8 years old in 1871.  In 1881 she was a domestic servant.

    As Harriett Tullitt she married Albert William Comper in the fourth quarter of 1898.  When the 1901 census was recorded they were living in Hove, Sussex, along with their young son.

    Albert was born about 1869 in Pulborough.

    Albert and Harriet had the following known child:

    1. Albert Henry Comper was born in the fourth quarter of 1898 in Hove.

  4. Mercy Tulitt (a twin) was baptised on 27 July 1862 in Lower Beeding.  She was also known as Mary.  The 1871 census records that Mercy was 8 years old.

    Mercy married William Hayward on 10 February 1890 in Brighton.  They were living in Weeke in Hampshire when the 1891 census was recorded, along with Mercy's mother.

    William and Mercy had the following known child:

    1. Eleanor Hayward was born in 1890.  She was 5 months old when the 1891 census was recorded.

  5. Emma Tulitt was baptised on 18 June 1865 in Lower Beeding.  She died aged 86 years on 19 December 1951.  At the time of the 1871 census she was 5 years old.  She was a domestic servant in 1881.

    Emma married James Rovery in the fourth quarter of 1888 in Brighton.

    James was born about 1864 and died aged 84 years on 5 January 1948.  In 1891 he was a coachman and they were living in Goldstone Road, Hove.  By 1901 they were living at 1 Railway Mews in Hove.  When they died they were living at Wilbury Grove, Hove, above stables.

    James and Emma had 5 children:

    1. Emma Rovery was born in Steyning, Sussex in 1890 and died in 1977.  She married Charles Leon Van Heddeghem in 1911.  They had 3 children.

    2. Eveline or Evelyn Rovery was born in 1892 in Steyning.  She married James Smith on 7 February 1919 at St. Andrew's United, Annan, Scotland, at which time she was a servant at Langholm.  They had 2 sons.

    3. Winifred Rovery was born in 1893 in Steyning.  She married Walter Reginald Robinson in 1921 in Tonbridge, Kent.  He was born in 1895 in Tunbridge Wells, Kent.  They had 2 sons.

    4. Walter James Rovery was born in 1899 in Steyning and died unmarried in Worthing, Sussex in 1966.

    5. Hilda Marian Rovery was born in 1900 in Steyning and died unmarried in Worthing in 1981.

 

Many thanks to Wendy Ward, as without her research this page would not be here.

SLAUGHTER          TULLETT

This page was reviewed 10 April 2012