Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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Charles WILLARD (c1815-1848)

and Sarah BERWICK (c1814-1898)

 

Charles Willard and Sarah Berwick married by banns on 9 July 1839 in Albury, Surrey.  He was a bachelor and she a spinster and they were both of Albury.  The witnesses to their marriage were Thomas Chandler and Harriet Court.  (They were not my direct ancestors.)

Charles Willard's date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me.  His death was registered in the first quarter of 1848 in the Guildford registration district.  Might he have been baptised on 18 September 1809 in Upper Beeding, Sussex and have been the son of Charles Willard (c1780-1854) and Mary Andrew (1778-1843)?  Or might he have been the son of James Willard (c1777-1832) and Mary Elliott (c1775-?)?  The National Burial Index notes that he died aged 36 years and was buried at St. John the Evangelist in Stoke next to Guildford, Surrey in 1848, therefore, he was born about 1811/2.

Sarah Berwick was born about 1811 to 1814 in Albury.  She died aged 87 years and her death was registered in the fourth quarter of 1898 in the Guildford registration district.  Might she have been baptised on 28 March 1813 in Shere, Surrey and have been the daughter of Thomas Berwick and Catherine Jarlett?  (Shere borders Albury.)

When the 1841 census was recorded the couple were living in the High Street of the St. Mary the Virgin district of Guildford.  Charles was then a 26 year old butcher and Sarah was 20 or 26.  He was not born in Surrey, whereas she was.  Also with them on census night was 20 year old Ann Willard, also not born in Surrey, their daughter Clara and 5 month old John Thomas Ellis.

The 1851 census recorded that Sarah was a 37 year old widow and seamstress and living with her 4 daughters at 15 South Street in the Holy Trinity parish of Guildford, Surrey.  She then gave her place of birth as Albury.

In 1861, Sarah was a 50 year old monthly nurse and she was living at 16 School House Lane in the Holy Trinity parish of Guildford.  With her on census night were 3 of her daughters (Clara, Jane and Elizabeth).

At the time of the 1871 census, Sarah was said to have been a 57 year old lady's nurse and living with the family her daughter Jane in Quarry Street, St. Mary's, Guildford.  Her daughter Emily was also with her.

In 1881 Sarah was a 68 year old nurse and living in Quarry Street with the family of her daughter Jane.

Sarah was still living with the family of her daughter Jane in 1891 at 22 Quarry Street.  She was then a 79 year old retired nurse.

 

Charles Willard and Sarah Berwick had 4 known children:

  1. Kate Clara Willard was baptised on 7 June 1840 at St. Mary's in Guildford.  The 1841 census recorded that she was 1 year old Clarah Willard.  She was a 10 year old scholar in 1851.  In 1861 she was a 20 year old dressmaker.

  2. Jane Willard was baptised on 30 October 1842 in Stoke, next to Guildford.  She was an 8 year old scholar in 1851.  In 1861 she was an 18 year old servant.

    Jane married William Mansell in the third quarter of 1865 in the Farnham registration district.

    William was born about 1841 in Milford, Surrey.

    When the 1871 census was recorded the couple were living in Quarry Street, St. Mary's, Guildford.  William was then a 30 year old wheelwright and Jane was 28.  Also with them was their infant son, her mother and sister.  The couple, their son and her mother were still living Quarry Street in 1881.  William was then a 40 year old wheelwright and Jane was 39.  In 1891, the couple, their son and her mother were living at 22 Quarry Street.  William was by then a 50 year old coal merchant and Jane was 48.

    William and Jane had the following child:

    1. William A. J. Mansell was born about 1870 in Guildford.  He was a year old at the time of the 1871 census.  In 1881 he was an 11 year old scholar.  In 1891, he was a 21 year old solicitor's law clerk.

  3. Emily Willard was baptised on 8 June 1845 in Stoke, next to Guildford.  She was a 5 year old scholar in 1851.  In 1871 she was an unmarried 25 year old seamstress and living in the home of her sister Jane.

    Emily married Alfred Munday in the first quarter of 1872 in the Farnham registration district.

    Alfred and Emily had the following children:

    1. Alfred Munday

    2. Elizabeth Munday

    3. George Munday

    4. William Munday

    5. Milly Munday

    6. Charles Munday was born in 1880 in Guildford.

      Charles married Ann Newman on 10 May 1907 in Bramley, Surrey.

      Ann was baptised on 1 October 1876 in Shipley, Sussex and was the daughter of William Newman (1853-?) and Hannah Goacher (1850-?).

    7. Fred Munday

    8. Mary Munday

    9. Jane Munday

    10. Sarah Munday

    11. Clara Munday

    12. John Munday

  4. Elizabeth Willard was baptised on 6 February 1848 in Stoke, next to Guildford.  She was a 3 year old scholar in 1851.  In 1861 she was a 13 year old scholar.

 

Might Charles have had the following siblings:

Robert Willard (1810-1884) married Eliza Bowers (c1814-1885) on 26 March 1832 in St. Saviours, Southwark, Surrey.  He was most probably the son of Charles Willard and Mary Andrew.

Joseph Willard (c1815-?) and Mary Willard (c1815-1899) married by banns on 18 December 1836 in Brighton.  They were both said to have been born in Beeding, Sussex.  They named a daughter Emily in 1850.  A sister Kate Willard was living with them in 1851 and she was born in Horsham in about 1822.  A Katherine Willard had been baptised in Horsham in 1817, the daughter of James Willard and Mary Elliott.

Ann Willard born about 1815 in Horsham or about 1817 in Ifield.

 

BERWICK          WILLARD

This page was reviewed on 9 April 2012