and Frances STEPHENS (c1817-?)
and Frances Stephens married on 23 November 1833 in Rye,
Sussex. (They were not my direct ancestors.)
was baptised on 26 March 1809 in Wadhurst, Sussex. He was the son of
(1774-?) and Jane Groves.
Stephens was born about 1817 in Wadhurst, Sussex.
When the 1841 census was recorded Samuel and Frances were living in
Cousleywood, Wadhurst and he was then a 30 year old agricultural
labourer and her age was recorded as 20. Also with them were 2
In 1851 the couple and 3 children were living in Cousleywood Street and Samuel was a 42 year old agricultural labourer.
Frances was then said to 34 years old and her place of birth was
recorded as Wadhurst.
and Frances Stephens had 3 known children:
Frances Weeks was born about 1837. She was 4 years
old in 1841. She was a 13 year old scholar in 1851.
Josiah Weeks was born in the third quarter of 1839 in
Wadhurst. In 1841 he was a year old. He was an 11 year
old scholar in 1851.
Ann Nash Manktelow in the fourth quarter of 1860 in
the Ticehurst registration district.
Ann was born about 1843 in Frant.
When the 1871 census was recorded John and Ann were living at Pell Hill
in Wadhurst. He was said to be a 36 year old agricultural labourer
and she was 28. Also with them were their 4 children (Mary Ann,
Harry, William and John) and unmarried 46 year old lodger,
Josiah and Ann had the following children:
Mary Ann Weeks was born about 1862 in Wadhurst. In
1871 she was a 9 year old scholar.
Harry Weeks was born about 1864 in Wadhurst. In 1871
he was a 7 year old scholar.
William Weeks was born about 1867 in Wadhurst. In
1871 he was a 4 year old scholar.
John Weekes was born about 1868/9 in Wadhurst.
Alice Kennard in the second
quarter of 1892 in the Ticehurst registration district.
Alice was baptised on 8 November 1868 in Durrington, Sussex.
She was the daughter of George Kennard
(c1833-?) and Barbara Walder (c1831-?).
Her father was born in Beddingham, Sussex and her mother in
Lindfield. When the 1871 census was recorded, Alice was 2
years old and living with her parents and 8 elder siblings at
Windmill Cottage in Durrington, Sussex. Her father was
then a miller. In 1881 she was an 11 year old scholar and
living with her parents at Mill Cottage in Wadhurst. Her
father's occupation was then miller grinder. At the time
of the 1891 census she was 22 years old and living with her
parents at Rock Robin in Wadhurst.
When the 1901 census was recorded the couple and 3 daughters (Alice,
Dorothy and Edith) were living at 4 Kingsbury Street, Brighton.
They were both said to be 30 years old. John was a carman and
gave his place of birth as Wadhurst and Alice said she was born in
John and Alice had the
Alice Amelia Weekes was born in the first
quarter of 1894 in Wadhurst. She was 7 years old in
1901. In 1911 she was 17 years
Dorothy Barbara Weekes was born in the
third quarter of 1895 in Wadhurst. She was a 5 years
old in 1901. In 1911 she was 15
Wilhelm Nitsche in the third quarter of 1914 in
Wilhelm worked as a chef/cook in a London Hotel. The
family went to Germany and remained there.
Wilhelm and Dorothy had the following sons:
Deric William J. Nitsche was born on
30 April 1915 in Stockwell Road, Brixton, over what was to
become Pride & Clarke Motorcycles. He died in the
first quarter of 1978 in the Lambeth registration district.
Derek returned to England and possibly lived with his
mother's family his Brighton. His mother wrote to him
from Germany up until the 1960's.
Elsie Edith Trott, nee Back in
Derek and Elsie had twin sons:
Edith Rosetta Weekes was born in the first
quarter of 1898 in Brighton. When the 1901 census was
recorded she was 3 years. In 1911 she was 13 years old.
Ivy Gladys Weekes was born in the third
quarter of 1901 in Brighton. She was 9 years old in
Jane Weeks was born about 1843 in Wadhurst. She was
an 8 year old scholar in 1851.
1911 census - 47 Jubilee Street, Brighton, Sussex (RG14PN5138 RG78PN227 RD79
SD2 ED18 SN128)
John Weekes, Head, Married, M, 44, Gard Foreman, born Wadhurst
Alice Weekes, Wife, Married 19 years, F, 40, For Household, born Worthing
Alice Amelia Weekes, Daughter, F, 17, Removals etc, born Wadhurst
Dorothy Barbara Weekes, Daughter, F, 15, born Wadhurst
Edith Rosetta Weekes, Daughter, F, 13, born Brighton
Ivy Gladys Weekes, Daughter, F, 9, born Brighton
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