and Elizabeth WHITE (c1800-1877)
Elizabeth White married by banns on 19
February 1825 in Henfield, Sussex. Samuel was a bachelor and Elizabeth a
spinster. They were both of Henfield and both made their X marks. The
witnesses to their marriage were
Edward Woolgar and
(They were not my direct ancestors. Samuel was the brother of my 4x
was baptised on 8 May 1791 in Henfield.
He was the son of
Samuel Woolgar (1755-1839) and
(1759-1841). He died between 1851 and 1861.
Elizabeth White was born about 1800 in Portsmouth, Hampshire. She died in
Brighton, Sussex and was buried on 22 February 1877 in Henfield. The
IGI records an Elizabeth White was baptised on 18 November
1801 at St. Thomas, Portsmouth, the daughter of Margaret White.
Margaret may have married James Allen on 29 September 1802
at Upton Grey in Hampshire.
When the 1841 census was recorded the couple and 5 children were living at
West End, Henfield. Samuel was a 45 year old agricultural labourer and
Elizabeth was 40. They both said they were born in Sussex. Also
with them on census night was 20 year old
who was a bargemen. The previous property on the census enumerators
route was that of Blundens and was occupied by my 3x great grandparents,
and his family.
In 1851 the couple and 4 children were living in Henfield. Samuel was
a 60 year old agricultural labourer and Elizabeth was 50. He gave his
place of birth as Henfield and she as Portsmouth, Hampshire.
The 1861 census recorded that Elizabeth was a 60 year old widow and
charwoman and she was a visitor in the home of
Stephen Woolgar and
his family at Frogs Hole in Henfield. Elizabeth gave her place of
birth as Portsmouth.
In 1871, Elizabeth was said to have been a 66 year old widow and gave her
place of birth as Portsmouth. She was living at 24 Fleet Street,
Brighton along with her son George. Elizabeth was then a charwoman.
They were sharing the property with 28 year old John Scrase
and his 23 year old wife Anne Scrase.
Samuel Woolgar and
Elizabeth White had 7 known children:
James Woolgar was baptised on 14 May 1826 in Henfield.
He was a policeman.
James married Harriet Gander on 12 September 1848 in
John Woolgar was baptised on 1 March 1829 in Henfield.
He was 12 years old in 1841 and the eldest of his siblings living at
home. In 1851 he was an unmarried 22 year old agricultural
labourer and living at home.
George Woolgar was baptised
on 28 August 1831 in Henfield. He was 9 years old in 1841.
In 1851 he was a 19 year old agricultural labourer and living at home.
In 1861 he was an unmarried 29 year old visitor in the home of
at Frogs Hole in Henfield. He was an unmarried 39 year old railway
labourer in 1871 and living with his mother at 24 Fleet Street,
Samuel Woolgar was baptised on 15 June 1834 in Henfield.
He was 7 years old in 1841. In 1851 he was a 17 year old servant
and agricultural labourer living in the home of 81 year old widow
Jemima Knight at Bottings in Henfield.
Hards on 3 March 1859 in Henfield.
Mary was baptised on 10 May 1829 in Henfield and was the daughter of
George Hards and
Mary Esther Stillaway (1805-?).
In 1861 the couple and 2 children were living in Church Street, Henfield.
Samuel was a 27 year old agricultural labourer and Mary was 31.
Also with them was 84 year old widower and lodger Henry Sayers
who had previously been a gardener. They all gave their place of
birth as Henfield.
Samuel and Mary had 3 known children:
Emma Woolgar was baptised on 8 May 1859 in Henfield.
She was 2 years old in 1861.
George Woolgar was baptised on 10 February 1861 in
Henfield. At the time of the 1861 census he was 3 months old.
Edward Woolgar was baptised on 9 July 1865 in Henfield.
Sarah Woolgar was baptised on 13 August 1837 in Henfield.
She was 4 years old in 1841.
Mary Woolgar was baptised on 9 June 1839 in Henfield.
At the time of the 1841 census she was 2 years old. In 1851 she
was an 11 year old scholar.
Mary married William Standen on 20 May 1860 in Henfield.
Emma Woolgar was baptised on 23 September 1841 in
Henfield and buried there on 27 May 1857. She was a 9 year old
scholar in 1851.
This page was updated on 7 December