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James TULLETT (1818-?)

and Jane ASHDOWN (c1821-1911)

 

St. Margarets, Ditichling - from:  http://www.footstepsphotos.co.uk/index.htmlJames Tullett and Jane Ashdown married on 18 November 1842 at the parish church of St. Margaret's in Ditchling, Sussex.  At the time they were both of full age and both of Ditchling.  James was a bachelor and Jane a spinster.  Their fathers were named as James Tullett and David Ashdown.  The witnesses to the marriage were William Evans and Keziah Ashdown.  (They were not my direct ancestors.  James and Jane were the 2x Great Grandparents of David Fyson.)

James Tullett was baptised on 18 January 1818 in Wivelsfield, although various census indicate he was born in Ditchling, Sussex.  He was the son of James Tullett (1779-1860) and Mary Carpenter (1780-1860).  He died before the 1901 census was recorded.  At various times he was a labourer, agricultural labourer and a brickyard labourer.  In 1841 he was said to be a 20 year old agricultural labourer and he was living with his parents on Ditchling Common.

Jane Ashdown was born about 1821/2 in Ditchling.  She was the daughter of David Ashdown (c1798-1866) and Hope Norman (1800-1890).  In 1901 she and her unmarried 43 year old daughter Janetta Tullett were living together in Ditchling.  She died aged 89 years and her death was registered in the third quarter of 1911 in the Lewes registration district.  When the 1841 census was recorded, Jane was said to be 15 years old and living with her parents on Ditchling Common.

 

James Tullett and Jane Ashdown had 10 known children:

  1. Henry Tullett was baptised on 7 December 1845 in Ditchling.  He married Louisa Maria Moorey (1841-?) in 1867.  (They have their own page.)

  2. Mary Ann Stone, nee TullettMary Anne Tullett was born in Westmeston (as per various census) and baptised on 19 July 1846 in Ditchling.  She died aged 66 years and her death was registered in the first quarter of 1913 in the Cuckfield registration district.

    Mary Anne married Charles Stone on 14 November 1875 in Ditchling.  Charles was then a 33 year old widower and a potter of Ditchling.  Mary Ann was a 29 year old spinster of Brighton.  The witnesses were Amos Standing and Eliza Batup.

    Charles was born in the third quarter of 1842 in Keymer and was the son of Charles Stone (1818-1896) and Sarah Sayers (1818-?).  He died aged 67 years and his death was registered in the first quarter of 1910 in the Cuckfield registration district.

    When the 1881 census was recorded the couple were living at 7 Norway Cottages in Keymer, along with their 2 young sons and a 17 year old lodger, George Hobden who was a brickmaker from Pyecombe, Sussex.  Charles was then earning his living as a potter.  In 1891 the family were living at 3 Stones Cottages in Keymer/Burgess Hill.  (Charles's parents were also shown on the same census page.  They were living in London Road and Charles senior was a 73 year old retired blacksmith.  He gave his place of birth as Brighton.  Sarah was 73 years old and born in Hurstpierpoint.  Also with them on census night was their 15 year old granddaughter, Kate Stone who was a music organist.)  By 1901 the couple and their youngest son were living at 2 Stones Cottages.  Charles was a potter of clay earth.

    Charles and Mary Anne had the following children:

    1. Harry Stone was born in the third quarter of 1877 in Keymer.  He was 3 years old in 1881 and in 1891 he was a 13 year old scholar.

      Harry married Amy Louise Izzard in 1899.

      Amy was born about 1877 in Brighton and was the daughter of Ambrose Luke Izzard (1853-?) and Mary Brown.  (Her father's parents were Luke Waller (1835-?) and Sarah Izzard who married in 1854.  In 1881 Luke and Sarah were living in London Road, Keymer and he was a wine merchant's porter.)  At the time of the 1881 census Amy was living with her parents at Fairfield Cottages in Clayton, Sussex.  The family's surname was then recorded as Waller and Amy was a 4 year old scholar.  When the 1891 census was recorded she was a 14 year old general domestic servant living at 30 Church Road, Keymer, in the home of Nathan G. Beck a chemist and druggist.

      When the 1901 census was recorded the couple were living at 18 Fisher Street in West Ham, Essex.  Harry was then a hydraulic fitter's labourer and he gave his place of birth as Burgess Hill.  Also with them was their young daughter, 5 month old Martha Mabel ? Stone and Amy's 13 year old sister, Mildred Beatrice Izard.

      Henry Stone Amy Izzard Ginny Carver nee Izzard Hannah Martin Jessie Wiles Walter Crooks Polly Crooks nee Cahill Mary Ann Stone nee Tullett Ned Stone Joe Izzard Gran Izzard Mabel Briggs nee Izzard Grandad Izzard Louis Izzard Mildred Izzard (Tot) Charlie Izzard Gennie Martin

      The wedding of Harry Stone and Amy Izzard at Racehill, Brighton, 1899

      Grateful thanks to Glynn Stone for the above photograph

      (Please hover your mouse over the face for their names)

    2. Edward Stone was born in the third quarter of 1880 in Keymer.  At the time of the 1881 census he was 7 months old.  In 1891 he was a 10 year old scholar.  In 1901 he was a 20 year old potter's assistant.

  3. Ellen Tullett was baptised on 21 May 1848 in Westmeston.

    Ellen married William Hobden on 28 December 1872 in Ditchling.  At the time William was (supposedly) a 25 year old bachelor and a labourer of Pyecombe, Sussex.  Ellen was a 25 year old spinster of Ditchling.  The witnesses to the marriage were James Tullett and Louisa Maria Tullett.

    William was born on 16 August 1852 in Wivelsfield, Sussex and was the son of John Hobden (1824-1871) and Eliza Mills.

  4. James Tullett was baptised on 9 September 1849 in Westmeston.

  5. Susannah Tullett was baptised on 2 November 1851 in Ditchling.

  6. Frances Tullett was baptised on 16 July 1854 in Ditchling.

  7. David Tullett was baptised on 26 February 1856 in Ditchling and buried there on 13 April 1856.

  8. John Tullett was baptised on 26 February 1856 in Ditchling and buried there on 13 April 1856.

  9. Janette Tullett was baptised on 2 August 1857 in Ditchling.

  10. Annie Hurl Tullett was baptised on 2 December 1860 in Ditchling.

    As Annie Earl Tullett she married Philip Jenner on 26 December 1886 in Ditchling.  Philip was then a 33 year old bachelor and a farmer of Ditchling.  Annie was a 26 year old spinster of Ditchling.  The witnesses to the marriage were Robert Henry ?ill and Ellen Jenner.

    Philip was born about 1853 in Ditchling and was the son William Jenner (c1823-?).

 

ASHDOWN          TULLETT

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