Ancestors of Mandy Willard
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and Jane ASHDOWN (c1821-1911)
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
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
was born about 1821/2 in Ditchling. She was the daughter of
Ashdown (c1798-1866) and
(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
James Tullett and Jane Ashdown had
10 known children:
was baptised on 7 December 1845 in Ditchling. He married
Louisa Maria Moorey
(1841-?) in 1867. (They have their own page.)
Mary 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
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:
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
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.
The wedding of Harry Stone and Amy Izzard at Racehill,
Grateful thanks to Glynn Stone for the above photograph
(Please hover your mouse over the face for their names)
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
Ellen Tullett was baptised on 21 May 1848 in Westmeston.
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
William was born on 16 August 1852 in Wivelsfield,
and was the son of John Hobden (1824-1871) and Eliza Mills.
James Tullett was baptised on 9 September 1849 in Westmeston.
Susannah Tullett was baptised on 2 November 1851 in Ditchling.
Frances Tullett was baptised on 16 July 1854 in Ditchling.
David Tullett was baptised on 26 February 1856 in Ditchling and
buried there on 13 April 1856.
John Tullett was baptised on 26 February 1856 in Ditchling and
buried there on 13 April 1856.
Janette Tullett was baptised on 2 August 1857 in Ditchling.
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-?).
This page was reviewed on 10 April 2012