and Isabella BOORMAN (1839-1902)
married Isabella Booman by banns on Saturday 18 July 1857 in
Wadhurst, Sussex. At the time George was a bachelor of full age and a
labourer. He was able to sign his name. Isabella was a minor and
spinster and she was unable to sign her name. The witnesses to their marriage
were William Hubbard (marked) and Ruth Baldock (signed).
Ruth was George's step sister.
(George and Isabella were not my direct ancestors. Isabella was the
sister of my 2x Great Grandfather, Frederick Edward Boorman.)
George Weeks was born on Thursday
8 May 1834 and his birth was registered at the Shovers Green Baptist Chapel
in Wadhurst. He was the fourth son and fifth child of
(1804-1879) and Ann
Isabella Boorman was baptised on
Sunday 20 January 1839 in Burwash. She was the eldest daughter and
fourth child of
Thomas Boorman (1810-1881) and
Charlotte Bourne (1813-1893). She died aged 64 years and her death
was registered in the fourth quarter 1902 in the Ticehurst Registration
District. In 1851 she was 12 years old and living with her parents at
Witherden in Burwash.
When the 1861 census was recorded the family were living at Dalehill in Ticehurst and George was a bricklayer.
They also had a lodger living with them in 1861, John Blunden, an
unmarried 48 year old gardener. In 1871 the family were living at Sparrows
Green, Wadhurst and George was a Bricklayer. He was still a Bricklayer
in 1881 and the family were at Cousley Wood, Wadhurst. He was still
bricklaying when the 1901 census was recorded and he, Isabella and
daughter Rosa were living in Lime Tree Cottage, Cousley Wood.
and Isabella Boorman had 8 known children:
William Walter Weeks
was born about 1858 in Wadhurst. He was a 3 year old when the 1861
census was recorded. In 1881 he was an unmarried 23
year old Bricklayer lodging at 4 Tichborne Court, London, in the
household of Timothy McCarthy, a 40 year old widowered Irish
Henry George Weeks
was born 1859 in Wadhurst.
He was recorded as 1 year old George Weeks in the 1861 census.
was born about 1864 in Wadhurst. In 1881 she was an apprentice
Dressmaker. She may have married in 1887.
Charles William Weeks
was born about 1866 in Wadhurst.
He married Kate Maud Black in 1896. When the 1901 census
was recorded Charles, a painter, Kate and 2 children were living in West
was born about 1868 in Wadhurst.
was born about 1870 in Wadhurst.
In 1901 she was unmarried and living with her parents in Wadhurst.
Rosa married Amos Manktelow on 4 August 1906 in the parish church
of Wadhurst. He was then a 36 year old bachelor and a labourer of
Wadhurst. His father was named as Samuel Manktelow a
labourer. Rosa was a 35 year old spinster of Wadhurst and her
father was named as George Weeks a bricklayer. The
witnesses to the marriage were William Robert Manktelow and
Mary Weeks. The bride, groom and witnesses all signed their
was born 1871 in Wadhurst.
was born 1872 in Wadhurst.
This page was reviewed on 8 April 2012