Family History


I WOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU. YOU CAN CONTACT ME MARTIS1@HOTMAIL.CO.UK GEORGE STEER Born: Tues 7/1/1744 Billingshurst Father: James Steer Mother: Mary Woodman Baptised: 10/1/1744 Billingshurst Buried: 24/9/1823 from Billingshurst ‘poor house’ Married: Tues 18/1/1763 West Chiltington. George Steer bachelor husbandman aged 19, of Billingshurst, married with consent of father James Steer, husbandman. Elizabeth Page widow, 25, resident West Chiltington one year. Sponsor Jo Sayers farmer West Chiltington. Licence issued 18/1/1863 Spouse: Elizabeth Page, widow (see note 5) Born: abt 1738 Buried: 23/11/1777 Billingshurst, from workhouse Married: Sat 7/8/1785 Billinghsurst Spouse: Lucy Johnson, widow born Lucy Burchell Baptised: 10/2/1740 Billingshurst Parents: Thomas & Mary Burchell Buried: 2/3/1829 Billingshurst Children: George Steer baptised 13/11/1863 Billingshurst Philip Steer baptised 19/5/1765 Billingshurst Sarah Steer baptised 12/10/1766 Billingshurst Hannah Steer baptised 23/5/1768 Billingshurst William Steer baptised 19/11/1786 Billingshurst George Heather baptised 1/5/1779 Pulborough 1763: West Chiltington. George Steer bachelor husbandman aged 19, of Billingshurst, married with consent of father James Steer, husbandman. Elizabeth Page widow, 25, resident West Chiltington one year. Sponsor Jo Sayers farmer West Chiltington. Licence issued 18/1/1763. Witnessed by Stephen Spooner and Foice? Campion Elizabeth Page’s first husband was possibly James Page baptised 25/12/1730 Pulborough son of Thomas Page. James Page was buried 9/11/1760 West Chiltington. She had a son Peter Page baptised 19/2/1760 West Chiltington. No trace of his death in Billingshurst 1764:19/1/1764 Billingshurst Removal order George & Elizabeth Steere . Foreign parish Chiltington. (WRSO Par/21/32/3) 1766: 7/12/1766 Settlement order to West Chiltington 7/12/1766 (WRO Par 21/35/5/19) witnessed by Thomas Cragg and William witnessed by Thomas Cragg and William Puttock 1785: Lucy Burchell had married first 3/5/1762 Billingshurst John Johnson who was buried 25/5/1781. By him she had John Johnson (bapt 12/1762); Sarah Johnson (baptised 21/10/1764 married 10/7/1785 Thomas Barnett ot 17/5/1791 William Hands); Mary Johnson (bapt 8/3/1767 married 14/4/1790 Thomas Jeal); Elizabeth Johnson (baptised 23/2/1772 married 19/2/1797 William Lloyd); Lucy Johnson (bapt 19/10/1776); Charlotte Johnson (baptised 3/10/1779 married 1/9/1799 Joseph Cranstone or 16/3/1801 William Taylor); Martha Johnson (born posthumously. Baptised 18/11/1881 married 12/12/1809 James Wilson) 1790: George Steer witnessed 14/4/1790 marriage of Mary Johnson, his step daughter and Thomas Jeal. Other witness was Foice Champion who was possibly the parish clerk