Family History


I would love to hear from you about this - Susan Martin martis1@hotmail.co.uk FRANCES STEER Born: 1807 Lancing Father: Thomas Steer Mother: Martha Merrit Baptised; 11/1/1807 Lancing Died: 1888 Lancing Married: 30/5/1835 Coombes Spouse; Richard Mitchell Baptised: 12/10/1806 Upper Beeding Parents; James and Mary Mitchell. Died; 1882 Lancing. Children: Mary Mitchell b 1838 Lancing Frederick Mitchell b 1839 Lancing Ellen Mitchell b 1843 Lancing Emmanuel Mitchell b 1845 lancing Elizabeth Mitchell b 1848 lancing 1835: Marriage witnessed by Thomas and Elizabeth Mitchell 1841census: Residing next door to Thomas & Susannah Steer, Upper Lancing St, Lancing. Richardís occupation agricultural labourer. Mary and Frederick with them. 1851 census: residing Lancing. Occupation: agricultural labourer. Frederick, Emmanuel, Ellen and Elizabeth with them and Stephen Short 36 lodger 1861 census: residing Lancing. Occupation: agricultural labourer. Frederick, Emmanuel and Elizabeth with them 1871 census: Residing Lancing (near to Culver House). Occupation: agricultural labourer. Son Frederick with them 1881 census: Residing Lancing. No occupation given MARY MITCHELL Born: abt 1838 Lancing Father: Richard Mitchell Mother: Frances Steer FREDERICK MITCHELL Born: 7/8/1839 Lancing Father: Richard Mitchell Mother: Frances Steer Baptised; 15/9/1839 Lancing Died: 24/8/1922 North Road Lancing Married: 1872 Lewes district Spouse: Sarah Hollingdale Baptised: 7/6/1846 Rodmell. Parents: William & Rebecca Hollingdale Died: 2 Nov 1913 Lancing Children: Emily Mitchell b 1873 Lancing Frederick Mitchell b 1874 Lancing Ann Mitchell b 1875 Lancing Kate Mitchell b 1878 Lancing Robert Mitchell b 1880 Lancing 1861 census: Residing with parents. Occupation gardener 1881 census: Residing Lancing. Occupation: gardener. Edward Merriott lodger living with them 1891 census; Residing North Road, Lancing occupation: market garden labourer 1901 census: Residing North Road Cottage (next door to Alfred Willmer, brother to Flora Kate Wilnmer who married George Edward Steer, son of James and Jane) 1911 census: Residing North Road. Occupation: domestic gardener. Frederick, his wife Annie with them and lodger William Stanley 16 law clerk born Lancing 1913: [Tombstone, curved headstone and footstone, reads ĎIn memory of SARAH the beloved wife of FREDERICK MITCHELL who died November 2nd 1913 Aged 67 years "There remaineth a rest". also of / FREDERICK MITCHELL who died August 24th 1922 Aged 83 years He rests from his labours and of ROBERT their youngest son killed in action at Bullecourt France March 21st 1918 Aged 38 yearsThy will be done /Daughter EMILY died 14th Feb 1958 Aged 85 years (Mason: F.Tate). Footstone SM 1913 FM 1922] 1922: Probate granted to Frederick Mitchell gardener and Annie Mitchell spinster Emily Mitchell born 11/2/1873 (baptised 12/2/1873) Lancing died 14/2/1958. 1901 census: Residing 4 Chesham Street, Brighton. Occupation: servant 1911 census: Residing 10 Walpole Rd, Brighton. Occupation: servant Frederick Mitchell born 30/3/1874 (baptised 3/5/1874) Lancing. 1901 census: Grange Lodge, Lingfield, lodging with William Cooper. Gardener 1911 census: Residing with parents. Occupation: domestic gardener Ann(nie) Mitchell baptised 3/10/1875 Lancing. 1901 census: The grange, Hurstpeirpoint, nurse to family of Robert Mashiter 1911 census: Residing 24 Brighton Rd, Newhaven withuncle William Akehurst Kate Mitchell baptised 7/7/1878 Lancing married 1902 Steyning district Spencer Brown born 1875 Brighton. Children: Kathleen Marion Brown born 1905; Elsie Winifred Brown born 1908 1901 census: Cheam Rd, Ewell. Housemaid to Henry Blew Jones, Stockbroker 1911 census: Residing Hulknole Cottage, Woodmancote. Occupation: worker on farm Robert Mitchell born 21/9/1880 baptised 7/11/1880 Lancing.Private 306908, 2/5th Battalion, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment (Sherwood Foresters). 59th Division. Killed in action during the opening day of the German Spring Offensive. 21st March 1918. Aged 38. Son of Frederick and Sarah Mitchell of North Road, Lancing. Born in Lancing and enlisted in Worthing. Commemorated on The Arras Memorial MR.20. 1901 census: Residing with parents. Occupation: market gardener 1911 census: Residing with parents. Occupation: market garden labourer ELLEN MITCHELL Born: 2/8/1843 Lancing Father: Richard Mitchell Mother: Frances Steer Baptised: 17/9/1843 Lancing Died: 1902 Married: 8/8/1863 Brighton Spouse: Edward Peters Baptised: 17/6/1838 St Nicholas Brighton Parents: Edward and Rhoda Peters Children: Ellen Elizabeth Peters born 1864 Eliza F Peters born 1867 Alfred Edward Peters born 1872 See Peters line EMMANUEL MITCHELL Born: 5/10/1845 Lancing Father: Richard Mitchell Mother: Frances Steer Baptised: 2/11/1845 Lancing Buried: 8/7/1931 Lancing Married: 25/12/1869 Lancing Spouse: Mary Jane Knight Born: 15/5/1844 Lancing Baptised: 16/6/1944 Lancing Buried: 6/9/1913 aged 69 Parents: James and Jane Knight Children: Mary Ann Mitchell b 1869 Lancing Richard Henry Mitchell b 1873 Lancing 1861 census: occupation agricultural labourer 1871 census: Residing Upper Street, Lancing. Occupation: agricultural labourer 1881 census: residing Monks farm cottages. Occupation: agricultural labourer 1891 census: Monks farm Cottages (living next door to James and Jane Steer). Occupation agricultural labourer 1901 census: Chapel House, Lancing (Alma Terrace). He and Mary by themselves. Market garden labourer 1911 census: Residing Alma Terrace, Lancing. Occupation: gardenerís labourer Mary Ann Mitchell baptised 6/7/1869 Lancing as Mary Ann Knight daughter of Mary Jane Knight. Baptismal register describes her as baseborn. Married 1893 Steyning district William Jacob Denyer born 1869 Littlehampton. Children: Nancy Denyer born 1894 Shoreham; William Jesse Denyer born 1895 Shoreham; Dorothy Denyer born 1897 Southwick; Owen Richard Denyer born 1899 Southwick; Cecil Charles Denyer born 1908 Southwick 1901 census: Residing 3 Spring Gardens, Southwick. Occupation: carpenter & joiner 1911 census: Residing Portsmouth House, Victoria Road, Southwick. Occupation: jobbing builder and decorator. Nancy an assistant dressmaker and son William an apprentice carpenter Richard Henry Mitchell born 1/2/1873 baptised 2/3/1873 Lancing died 1914 Sompting married 1907 Sompting Mary Harriet Potter born 10/5/1871 Sompting daughter of John & Jane Potter. Children: Richard Fred born 1908 Sompting 1891 census: living with parents. Agricultural labour 1911 living Sompting with wife Mary born Sompting. Married 3 years. Carter to coal merchant ELIZABETH MITCHELL Born: 21/3/1848 Lancing Father: Richard Mitchell Mother: Frances Steer Baptised: 30/4/1848 Lancing 1861 census: residing with parents