and Harriet BARDEN (1848-1934)
John Vigor and Harriet Barden married on 29 May 1869 in
Burwash, Sussex. (They were not my direct ancestors. Harriet was
the Great Grand Niece of my
4x Great Grandfather,
Boorman, and also the 2nd Great Grand niece of my 6x Great
John Vigor was born on 24 December 1846 and baptised on 7 February
1847 in Burwash, Sussex. He was the son of
Sarah Elizabeth Huntly (1823-1852). John died on 9 April 1936
Harriet Barden was born on 30 March 1848 and baptised on 28 May 1848
in Heathfield. She was the daughter of
Barden (1812-1879) and
(1814-1890). She died in 1934.
Grateful thanks to Dez Eldridge for the above photograph of
John and Harriet with their sons
John Vigor and
Harriet Barden had 14
was baptised on 5 December 1869 in Burwash.
was born on 9 April 1871 in Heathfield and baptised on 4 June 1871 in
Burwash. John was a labourer in the gas works.
Cornelia Piternalia Verhoeff on 11 June 1893 in Chelsea, London.
Cornelia was born
on 21 May 1872 in Aldershot, Hampshire and was the daughter of Hendrik
Cornelis Verhoeff (1822-1871) and Annie Rebecca Phillips.
John and Cornelia
had 5 known children:
was born in 1894 in Chelsea.
Charles Stanley Eldridge.
born in 1891 in Catsfield, Sussex and was the son of David Eldridge
and Caroline Kenward.
Vigor was born on 5 February 1895 in Chelsea. She married
Stanley Herbert Watson on 24 May 1923 in Godstone, Surrey.
was baptised on 1 June 1873 in Burwash.
Vigor was baptised on 6 December 1874 in Burwash.
Vigor was baptised on 5 November 1876 in Burwash.
was born on 28 June 1878 in Heathfield and baptised on 6 October 1878 in
was born on 28 September 1879 in Heathfield and baptised on 4 January 1880
was born on 13 April 1881 and baptised on 5 June 1881 in Burwash.
was born on 6 January 1883 and baptised on 4 March 1883 in Burwash.
was born on 23 June 1884 and baptised on 3 August 1884 in Burwash.
He was also known as Fred.
Vigor was born about 1888. She was also known as Bessie.
was born baptised on 7 September 1890 in Burwash. He died aged 50 on
8 December 1940.
was born about 1891 in Burwash.
was born about 1893 in Burwash
census - High Street, Burwash, Sussex (RG13/892, folio 74, page 8)
Vigor, Head, M, 54, Gardener domestic, worker, at home, born Sussex, Burwash
Harriet Vigor, Wife, M, 54, born Sussex, Heathfield
Vigor, Son, S, 16, born Sussex, Burwash
Elizabeth Vigor, Dr, S, 14, born Sussex, Burwash
Vigor, Son, S, 12, born Sussex, Burwash
Charles Vigor, Son, S, 10, born Sussex, Burwash
Florence Vigor, Dr, S, 8, born Sussex, Burwash
Vigor, Grd Son, S, 8, born London, Ballham
Margaret Vigor, Grd Dr, S, 5, born London
Vigor, Grd Dr, S, 2, born London