Family History


This is a puzzle. I believe Parnel changed her name to Jane. Were Jane and Parnel really the same person? And how did John Hooker come to become a builder? Was he left money from his employer for whom he was working 1871? Please contact me martis1@hotmail.co.uk PARNEL MIRIAM Born: 1814 Pulborough Father: James Miriam Mother: Ann Williams Baptised: 3/4/1814 Pulborough (as Murrum) Died: 1888 Steyning district as Jane Hooker Married: 29/1/1832 Pulborough Spouse: Richard Barnard Baptised: 28/8/1809 Parents: Richard Barnard & Ann Heather Married: 29/11/1832 Pulborough Partner: John Hooker Baptised: 5/9/1824 Fittleworth Parents: John & Lucy Hooker Died: 1887 Steyning district Children: Anna Maria Barnard b 1833 Pulborough George Barnard b 1834 Pulborough William Barnard b 1836 Pulborough Emily Barnard b 1844 (chr 23/8/1844) Pulborough Henry Barnard b 1840 Fittleworth Jane Barnard b 1846 Pulborough Felix Hooker b 1853 Hove Charles Hooker b 1856 Hove 1832: Marriage witnessed by Jane Miram & Thomas Child. 1833 Richard a bargeman, then in 1830s a publican 1841 census: Parnell living Pot Common Pulborough with an elderly couple John & henry Strudwick 1844: Richard a labourer 1851 census: Parnel living with her brother William Miriam and his family, West side of Pattons, Stopham. Henry and Jane with her. She was a laundress. Richard was residing Streatham Lane as a lodge. Occupation gravel digger. John Hooker was an agricultural labourer living Stopham 1853: Hove baptism register. Occupation: carter 1861 census: Residing 3 Sussex Road, Hove. Occupation: carman and laundress 1871 census: Residing Rock Cottage Hove. Occupation: John a domestic servant. Richard was residing Smiths Cottage Wells Lane Streatham. Occupation: roadman 1881 census: Residing Gladstone Terrace Portslade. Occupation: builder employing 7 men and 4 boys. Wife is now Jane. Anna Maria Barnard baptised 31/3/1833 Pulborough possibly died Brighton 1852 1851 census: Residing 148 Kings Road, Brighton. Occupation: house servant George Barnard baptised 2/11/1834 Pulborough died 1903 Croydon district.. Children: Ellen Barnard born 1863 Battersea;George Barnard born 1872 Tooting; Annie Barnard born 1873 Tooting; Emily Barnard born 1875 Tooting; Alice Barnard born 1875 Tooting; Alice Barnard born 1877 Tooting; Edith Barnard born 1883 Tooting; John Barnard born 1885 Tooting 1881 census: Residing 19 Christchurch Grove Tooting. Occupation: carpenter William Barnard baptised 8/1/1836 Pulborough. 1871 census: Possibly on board ship Poole. Occupation: mariner Emily Barnard baptised 23/8/1844 Pulborough buried 4/9/1844 Pulborough Henry Walter Barnard baptised 9/6/1839 Fittleworth 1851 census: Residing with his mother at his uncle’s, William Miram Jane Barnard born 1847 Pulborough 1861 census: Residing with mother. Occupation: dressmaker Felix Hooker baptised 11/9/1853 Hove died 1901 Wandsworth. Married 16/6/1873 Ellen Lake born 1853 Putney daughter of John Lake. Children: Edward Hooker bapt 24/8/1874 Hove from 22 Ellen St Hove; Ellen (Nellie) Hooker bapt 25/4/1878 Hove; Alfred Hooker b 1881 Brighton; Elizabeth Hooker born 1883Sussex; Annie Hooker b 1885 Eastbourne;Mabel Hooker born 1887 Brighton; Lilian Hooker born 1889 Wandsworrth 1865: 16/2/1865 Brighton Gazette. Awarded a school prize/certificate 1874: Baptism register. Residing 22 Ellen Rd, Hove. Occupation: carpenter 1881 census: Residing Hartington terrace, Portslade. Occupation: carpenter 1891 census: Residing Cambourn Road, Wandsworth. Occupation: joiner 1901 census: Residing Smeaton Rd, Wandsworth. Occupation: carpenter. Only Mabel a daily domestic servant living with them Charles Hooker baptised 30/11/1856 Hove died 1858 Steyning district