When the 1861 census was recorded the couple together with 2 of their
children (James and Abraham), 14 year old granddaughter Sarah
Woolgar, 60 year old widow and visitor
Elizabeth Woolgar and
unmarried 29 year old visitor
were living at Frogs Hole in Henfield. Stephen was a
63 year old agricultural labourer and gave his place of birth as Henfield.
Sarah was 64 and said she was born in Edburton.
Stephen Woolgar was baptised on 10
June 1820 in Henfield.
Stephen married Harriet Edwards by banns on 7 November 1857 in
Shipley, Sussex. Stephen was a bachelor and labourer, and Harriet
was a spinster. Their fathers were named as Stephen
Woolgar and James Edwards who were both
labouerers. The witnesses to their marriage were Henry
Edwards and Caroline Edwards.
Harriet was baptised on 17 September 1826 in West Grinstead, Sussex and
was the daughter of James Edwards and Sophia
In 1871 the couple and their daughter Matilda were living at Cannons in
Henfield. Stephen was a 50 year old agricultural labourer and
Harriet was 44. Stephen gave his place of birth as Henfield and
Harriet as Shipley.
Stephen and Harriet had 1 known daughter:
Matilda Woolgar was baptised on 12
June 1859 in Henfield. She married
in 1875. (They have their own page.)
Catherine Woolgar was baptised on 23 December 1821 in Henfield.
She died on 30 November 1851 in Henfield.
Before her marriage Catherine
had an illegitimate son:
William Woolgar was born on 3 September 1840 and baptised on 11
October 1840 in Henfield. He died on 10 July 1921 and was buried
on 14 July in Southease, Sussex. William married Jemima Eager.
Catherine married William Browning on 1 August 1841 in Henfield.
William was baptised on 11 March 1811 in Henfield and was the son of
Richard Browning (1781-1863) and Mary (c1786-1875). He
was buried on 18 August 1888 in Upper Beeding.
Henry Woolgar was baptised on 14 September 1823 in Henfield.
He was buried there on 21 May 1888.
Henry married Frances Kensett on 30 September 1858 in Henfield.
Frances was baptised on 19 October 1828 in Henfield and was the daughter
of William Kinsett and Elizabeth Standing.
Henry and Frances had 12 known children:
Mary Ann Woolgar
Vicki or Kate Woolgar
George Woolgar was baptised on 26 February 1826 in Henfield and
buried there on 27 December 1827. He died aged 1 year and 11 months.
Mary Ann Woolgar was baptised on 21
September 1828 in Henfield. She died on 29 January 1901.
Before her marriage Mary Ann had an illegitimate daughter:
Sarah Ann Woolgar was baptised on 10 January 1847 in Upper
Beeding. In 1861 she was 14 years old and living with her maternal
Mary Ann married
Philip Lelliott on 18 August 1849 in Henfield. He was the
Lelliott (1804-1892) and
Thomas Woolgar was baptised on 26 September 1830 in Henfield.
He died aged 20 years on 14 July and was buried on 18 July 1851 in
James Woolgar was baptised on 13
January 1833 in Henfield. He was buried on 25 March 1907 in
Henfield. At the time of the 1861 census he was an unmarried 28 year
old agricultural labourer and living at home.
James married Ellen Vinall on 26 January 1862 in Henfield.
They were both then of Henfield. The witnesses to their marriage
were Abraham Woolgar and Harriet Vinall.
Ellen was baptised on 17 July 1836 in Henfield and was the daughter of
William Vinall and Louisa Stenning. She died on 8
November 1898 and was buried on 13 November 1898 in Henfield.
James and Ellen had 3 known daughters:
Louisa Woolgar was born on 31 May
1864 and baptised on 17 July 1864 in Botolphs. She died on 11 June
1934 at Crawley Road in Horsham.
Before her marriage Louisa had an
Tom Pollard Woolgar born on
19 June 1883 in Henfield, Sussex. He married
Mary Ann Blackman on 30 July 1913 in Newhaven. She was
the daughter of
Levi Hards and
Louisa married Richard Mumnery on 1 December 1888 in West
Mary Anna Woolgar was baptised on 6 May 1866 in New Shoreham and
buried there on 28 August 1866.
Kate Eliza Woolgar was born on 27 December 1871 in New Shoreham,
Sussex and was baptised on 10 August 1873 in Henfield. She died in
1947. Kate married George Edward Champion on 25 December
1896 in Henfield.
Reuben Woolgar was baptised on 8 March 1835 in Henfield. He
died aged 18 years and was buried on 14 June 1853 in Henfield.
Harriet Woolgar was born on 8 August 1837 and baptised on 10
September 1837 in Henfield.
Abraham Woolgar was baptised on 20 November 1839 in Henfield.
He died in 1912. In 1861 he was an unmarried 21 year old
agricultural labourer and living with his parents.
Abraham married Harriet Vinall on 22 November 1862 in Henfield.
Harriet was baptised on 9 May 1841 in Henfield and was the daughter of
William Vinall and Louisa Stenning.
Abraham and Harriet had 10 known children:
Matilda Woolgar was baptised on 12 June 1841 in Henfield. She
died on 5 July 1851 and was buried on 9 July 1851 in Henfield.