Ann Weller was baptised on 9 June 1822 in Horsham, Sussex.
The 1841 census records her ahead of her siblings, but says she ws 10
years old. Ann had an illegitimate daughter:
Eliza Jane Weller was baptised on 1 February 1846 at St. Nicholas
in Brighton. She was a 5 year old scholar when the 1851 census was
recorded and living with her maternal grandmother, although Eliza was
then said to be the daughter of Mary.
Eliza married Edwin Tomsett in 1868.
on 10 February 1850. (They have their own page.)
Mary Weller was baptised on 16 May 1824 in Slaugham, Sussex.
Her age was recorded as 28 years in the 1841 census and she was the second
child in the listing.
Sarah Weller was baptised on 10 June 1827 in Slaugham. She
was not living with her parents and siblings when the 1841 census was
James Weller was baptised on 19 July 1829 in Slaugham. The
1841 census records that he was 10 years old. In 1851 he was an
unmarried 21 year old brickmaker and the eldest of his siblings living at
home. His place of birth was then given as Tinckers Hatch in Sussex.
Charles Weller was baptised on 24 June 1832 in Slaugham and buried
there on 28 July 1832.
Frederick Weller was baptised on 28 July 1833 in Slaugham. He
was said to be 5 years old when the 1841 census was recorded. In
1851 he was a 17 year old ?cane fender?/agricultural labourer. The
1861 census records that he was an unmarried 26 year old ?scrot? living
with his mother.
Elizabeth Weller was baptised on 27 November 1836 in East
Grinstead. She was said to be 3 years old when the 1841 census was
recorded. In 1851 she was a 14 year old needleworker.
John Weller was baptised on 29 September 1839 at St. Nicholas in
Brighton. The 1841 census records that he was a year old. He
was an 11 year old shipper's boy in 1851.
Maria Jane Weller was baptised on 24 July 1842 at St. Nicholas in
Brighton. She was an 8 year old scholar in 1851. In 1861 she
was an unmarried 20 year old ironer. Maria had an illegitimate son:
Henry Weller was baptised on 1 July 1860 at St. Nicholas, Brighton.
He was 10 months when the 1861 census was recorded and living with his
mother and maternal grandmother.
Maria married three times. Firstly to
William Trigwell on 3
September 1864 in Hove. Their fathers were named as Thomas
Trigwell and Richard Weller.
William was born about 1844 in Brighton and was the son of
Trigwell (1804-?) and
Elizabeth Weller (1804-?). In
1851 he was a 7 year old scholar living with his parents at Park Farm in Warnford, Hampshire. His father was then a shepherd. In 1861
he was a 17 year old carter and living with his parents at Park in Upper
Beeding. By 1871 he was a labourer
and the census records he and his family were living at 5 North Place in
Brighton (same property as Maria's mother, plus there was a single man and
a couple named Edwin Tomsett and Eliza A. Tomsett -
see further above).
William and Maria Jane had the following children:
Ellen Eliza Trigwell was baptised on 8 January 1865 in Hove. She was a 6
year old scholar in 1871. She was 16 year old Ellen Tridwill
in the 1881 census.
William John Trigwell was baptised on 1 September 1867 in Hove. He was a 3
year old scholar in 1871. He was not living with his mother and
step father when the 1881 census was recorded.
George Edward Trigwell was baptised on 27 February 1870 in Hove.
In 1871 he was a year old. The 1881 census records that he was 11
year old George Tridwill.
Thomas Richard Trigwell was baptised on 17 December 1871 in Hove. He was 9 year
old James Tridwill in 1881.
Frederick James Trigwell was baptised on 28 June 1874 in Hove. In 1881 he
was 6 year old Frederick Tridwill.
Maria next married James Hill in the third quarter of 1877 in the
Brighton registration district.
James was baptised on 27 June
1830 in Cowfold, Sussex and was the son of Henry Hill and Mary
Humphrey. He died aged 54 years and his death was registered
in the first quarter of 1885 in the Steyning registration district.
When the 1881 census was recorded the family were
living at 96 Goldstone Road, Hove. James was then a general
labourer and Maria a laundress. Maria's mother was also with them
Maria then married Edward Huntley in the first quarter of 1894 in
the Steyning registration district.