Family History

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Born:            1789 North Marden

Father:          Richard Lee

Mother:         Sarah Stone

Baptiised:     31/8/1789 North Marden

Married:        4/7/1815 St Peter the Less Chichester

Spouse:           Sarah Hagg, (see Note 1).

Children:        Richard Lee b 1825 Chilgrove

                       Elizabeth Lee b 1816 Chilgrove

                        Sarah Lee b 1818 Chilgrove

                        Charlotte Lee b 1820 Chilgrove

                       Anne Lee b 1823 Chilgrove



Note 1: He was bachelor from West Dean, she spinster of the parish



Born:              1816 Chilgrove

Father:            Daniel Lee

Mother:           Sarah Hagg

Baptised:          10/11/1816

Died:                probably 1861.

Married:          23/4/1841 in St Andrews, Chichester. (see Note 1)

Spouse:            Thomas Hunt

Father:              Robert Hunt

Children:          Charles Hunt b 1841 chr 11/7/1841 St Andrews, Chichester


Note 1: Thomas Hunt described as a groom from New Town, Chichester son of Robert Hunt, labourer. Witnessed by Thomas Challen and Sarah Lee


Note 1;



1841 census: residing Court Little London, Chichester st Andrew. Occupation: groom

1851 census: East St, Chichester. Married but husband not recorded. Occupation. Laundress.  Lodger james Alberry 25 and sister Ann visiting

 1861 census: married but not living with husband, servant to Richard Cowper, draper. 8 East St, Chichester



Born:            1818 Chilgrove

Father:          Daniel Lee

Mother:          Sarah Hagg

Baptised:       5/4/1818

Married :        4/8/1842 Chilgrove

Spouse:          Frederick Blackman



Born:              1820 Chilgrove

Father             Daniel Lee

Mother:           Sarah Hagg

Baptised:         13/8/1820 Chilgrove


1841 census:  possibly working Nyton House, Aldingbourne for Charles peakham and family

1851  census: 1 Eastern terrace, brighton. Occupation: ladies maid to Hon Emma Tracy

1861 census:  ladies maid to Samuel Starkey, major Indian army retired, Wenbury Hill, Cheshire



Born:           1823 Chilgrove

Father:          Daniel Lee

Mother:        Sarah Hagg

Baptised:       13/4/182Chilgrove

Married:         1852 Chichester district

Spouse:         William Smith


1841 East St, Chichester. Servant to Stephen Charge, draper

1851 East St, Chichester. Visiting sister Elizabeth Hunt



Born:             1825 Chilgrove

Father:            Daniel Lee

Mother:          Sarah Hagg

Baptised:        28/8/1825 Chilgrove)

Married:          22/5/1851

Spouse:          Charlotte Hounsome.

Baptised         4/5/1829 Stoughton

Parents:         John & Mary Hounsome 

Children:          Fanny Lee b 1851

                         Daniel Lee b 1853

                     Mary Lee b 1855

                    Harry Lee  b 18

                    George Lee 1860

                  , Lovenden Leeb 1859. 


1861 census: living Stoughton, Thomas & Martha Hounsome next door, Charlotte a dairywoman.

Places of birth for children  variously given as West dean, East marden,

1881, 1891, 1901 census: living Cottage, Climping, Lovenden with them. Richard was an agricultural labourer.


Fanny Lee

Born:          1852 East Lavant

Father:        Richard Lee

Mother:       Charlotte Hounsome

Baptised:     26/6/1852 East Lavant

Married:       1881 Westhampnett district

Spouse:         George Sparshott

Born:            1844 Faugnier

Children:     William Sparshott b 1881 Eastergate 


1871 census: High Street, East preston. Occupation: servant to Thomas Staples, cow keeper

1881 census: Railway Inn, Eastergate. Publican. Robert Speck inn servant, Minnie Simmoms domestic servant living with them.

1891 census: Climping St, Climping. Married but husband not registered. Laundress. Olive Challen, niece, assistant laundress living with her



 Daniel Lee

Born:          1853 West Dean.

Father:        Richard Lee

Mother:       Charlotte Hounsome

Married:    1876

Spouse:      Frances Trussler Cheal,

Born:         1854 Lyminster.


1891census:  publican at Ship & Anchor, Ford

1901 census: Black rabbit Inn, South Stoke.  Sarah was deaf.


Harry Lee

Born:         1855

Father:        Richard Lee

Mother:      Charlotte Hounsome


Spouse:        Elizabeth Follett

Born:             1864., Lymington

Children:      Annie Lee b 1883 Newhaven

                     Harry Albert Lee b 1885 Blatchington,

               George Lee b. 1891 Newhaven

          William Lee  b.1894 Newhaven.




1891 census:  living 11 Norton Road Newhaven . Occupation: packer

1901 census: 32 Norman Road, Newhaven. 1891 no occupation given.


 George Lee

Born:        1860

Father:         Richard Lee

Mother:     Charlotte Hounsome

Married:    1892 Portsmouth

Spouse:      Jessie Harriett Patterson

Born:          1859, Kingston, Devon.

Children:     Richard Lee  b 1896

                    Dorothy Lee b 1898

                    George Lee  b 1901


1891census:  constable living dockyard extension, Portsmouth

1901 police census: constable living 62 Princess St, Portsmouth