Family History


This is the revised 8/10/2014 master file of my Steer line from 1722. More information will be on the other files mentioned though not all are on here yet. If you have comments, corrections, additions please e-mail martis1@hotmail.co.uk Children of James Steer and Mary Woodman MARY STEER Born: 1722 Billingshurst Father: James Steer Mother: Mary Woodman Baptised: 14/6/1722 Billingshurst Buried: 17/6/1722 Billingshurst WILLIAM STEER Born: 1724 Billinghsurst Father: James Steer Mother: Mary Woodman Baptised: 14/3/1724 Billingshurst Buried 1/1/1802 Billingshurst Married: 31/10/1742 Billingshurst (by banns) Spouse: Marjery Charman Baptised: possibly 27/8/1721 West Chiltington Buried: Possibly 13/1/1748 Billingshurst as Mary Parents: Possibly William & Mary Charman Children: Mary Steer born 1743 Billinghsurst Sarah Steer born 14/3/1746 Billingshurst 1756: William witnessed 6/12/1756 marriage of William Hampshire and Elizabeth Harris See STEER, WILLIAM 1724 line MARY STEER Born: 1726 Billingshurst Father: James Steer Mother: Mary Woodman Buried: 8/12/1769 Wiston Married: 19/9/1750 Petworth Spouse: William Merriott Born: 1729 Amberley Parents: John Merrit & Martha Bunn Baptised: 18/10/1729 Amberley Children: Mary Merritt born 1751 Wiston William Merritt born abt 1752 Wiston Martha Merrit born 1753 Wiston Alice Meritt born 1754 Wiston John Meritt born 1756 Wiston Richard Merritt born 1760 Wiston Thomas Merritt born 1762 Ashington George Merritt born 1765 Ashington 1750: On marriage licence of 18/9/1750 William is given as bachelor from Billingshurst and Mary from Petworth.. On register Mary is given from Billingshurst) See MERRITT, WILLIAM & MARY line SARAH STEER Born: 1729 Billingshurst Father: James Steer Mother: Mary Woodman Baptised: 15/5/1729 Billingshurst Buried: 4/4/1760 Billingshurst See STEER, SARAH, 1729 ELIZABETH STEER Born: 1732 Billingshurst Father: James Steer Mother: Mary Woodman Baptised: 27/2/1732 Billingshurst Buried: 26/4/1789 Billingshurst Married: 5/11/1758 Billingshurst Spouse: Richard Comper Children: Richard Comper born 1759 Pulborough (twins) Elizabeth Comper born 1759 Pulborough James Comper born 1762 Pulborough Jenny Comper born 1764 Pulborough Mary Comper born 1765 Pulborough See Comper line KEZIA STEER Born: 1734 Billingshurst Father: James Steer Mother: Mary Woodman Baptised : 2/2/1734 Billingshurst Buried: 15/6/1735 Billingshurst as Kesiah JAMES STEER Born: 1736 Billingshurst Father: James Steer Mother: Mary Woodman Baptised: 21/3/1736 Billingshurst Died: 24/3/1803 Shipley Buried: Horsham General Baptist Church Married: 3/10/1758 Billingshurst Spouse: Mary Potter Born: 1735 Died: 3/1/1805 Shipley aged 70 Buried: Horsham General Baptist Church See STEER, JAMES, Shipley THOMAS STEER Born: 1738 Billingshurst Father: James Steer Mother: Mary Woodman Baptised: 10/2/1738 Billinghsurst Buried: 22/10/1790 Pulborough Married: Possibly 11/5/1761 Pulborough Spouse; Sarah Henson Baptised: 10/9/1739 Shipley Parents: Richard and Mary Henson Children: James Steer baptised 7/2/1762 Pulborough William Steer baptised 18/3/1764 Pulborough Philip Steer baptised 11/1/1767 Pulborough Thomas Steer born 1769 Pulborough Daniel Steer baptised 8/4/1771 Pulborough Sarah Steer born 1774 Pulborough Charlotte Steer born /1777 Pulborough 1767: 12/1/1767 Settlement examination Pulborough. Son Henry? . Occupation; labourer, employer Richard Clement (WSRO Par/153/32/4) 6/4/1767 Settlement examination Pulborough, Thomas wife Sarah, children William 3yrs, Philip 12 months and James 5 yrs. Foreign parish West Chiltington. Master: William Greenfield (WSRO Par/153/32/4) See STEER, THOMAS, 1738 MARTHA STEER Born: 1742 Billingshurst Father: James Steer Mother: Mary Woodman Baptised: 20/6/1742 Billinghsurst Married: 8/5/1768 Wonersh, Surrey Spouse: John Quennel Children: James Quennel baptised 5/9/1773 Wonersh, Surrey See QUENNEL line 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 Children of George and Elizabeth Steer GEORGE STEER Born: 1763 Billingshurst Father: George Steer Mother: Elizabeth Page Baptised: 13/11/1763 Billingshurst Buried : Thurs 4/8/1796 Wisborough Green Married: Wed 8/10/1788 Kirdford Spouse: Mary Pellett Born: 1773 Billinghsurst Father: James Pellett Mother: Mary Grinstead Baptised: 11/7/1773 Billingshurst, Buried: Sun 20/10/1811 Wisborough Green Remarried: 17/11/1798 Wisborough Green Children: James Steer b 1790Wisborough Green Thomas Steer b 1793 Wisborough Green William Steer b. 1795 Wisborough Green 1788: Marriage witnessed by Thomas Woodhatch and ? Evans and William Wild (parish clerk or similar) 1796: On record of funeral says he was member of friendly society and had a funeral sermon 1798: Widow Mary Steer remarried John Ticknor 17/11/1798 Wisborough Green see TICKNOR LINE PHILIP STEER Born: 1765 Billingshurst Father: George Steer Mother: Elizabeth Page Baptised: 19/5/1765 Billingshurst Married: 11/8/1785 Horsham Spouse: Mary Soper Children: Anna Maria Steer born 1786 Horsham Harriet Steer born 1789 probably Horsham 1785: When married both of parish, Philip a husbandman 1790: 7/11/1790 settlement certificate from Horsham to Billingshurst (WRO Par 21/35/5/66). Children recorded as Herriot 1 year, Hannah 5 years See STEER, PHILIP SARAH STEER Born: 1766 Billingshurst Father: George Steer Mother: Elizabeth Page Baptised: 12/10/1766 Billingshurst Buried: 9/2/1808 Billingshurst Married: 16/5/1796 Billingshurst (Both of parish. Witnessed by Leah Voice and J Lander) Spouse: Edward Voice Baptised: 14/11/1773 Billingshurst Parents: John & Rebecca Voice Buried: 16/1/1864 aged 90 from Croydon Children: Possibly Edward Voice born 1796/1797 Billingshurst Harriot Voice born 1799 Billinghsurst Possibly Luke Voice born 1801 Billingshurst Job Voice born 1802 Billingshurst Jesse Voice born 1805 Billingshurst Clara Voice born 1808 Billingshurst 1796: When married both of parish. Witnessed by Leah Voice and J Lander 1810: Edward remarried 21/3/1810 Billingshurst Eleanor Tilly Stening, widow. Witnessed by Jn Lander, Rhoda Shaw, Geo Holden See VOICE (Billingshurst) line HANNAH STEER Born: 1768 Billinghsurst Father: George Steer Mother: Elizabeth Page Baptised: 23/5/1768 Billingshurst Buried: 12/10/1830 Horsham aged 62 Married: 20/10/1788 Billingshurst (Thomas Parham from Itchingfield. Witnessed by Henry Harwood and Foice Champion) Spouse: Thomas Parham Baptised: 20/9/1767 Horsham (baseborn) Mother: Ann Parham Buried: 31/8/1826 Horsham aged 58 Children: Sarah Parham born 1790 Horsham Ann Parham born 1791 Horsham Possibly Peter Parham infant buried 26/12/1801 Horsham See PARHAM Line WILLIAM STEER Born: 1786 Billingshurst Father: George Steer Mother: Lucy Johnson Baptised: 19/11/1786 Billingshurst Married: Tues 15/7/1806 Billingshurst Spouse: Sarah Mitchell Children: Harriet Etheridge born 1804 Billingshurst (mother Amelia Etheridge) 1806: Marriage witnessed by Foice Champion and Jos Cranstone Children of George and Mary Steer STEER, JAMES Born: 1790 Wisborough Green Father: George Steer Mother: Mary Pelett Baptised: 2/1/1791 Wisboorugh Green Died: Wed 8/2/1871 Wisborough Green Buried: 13/2/1871 Wisborough Green Married: Wed 2/10/1822 Wisborough Green Spouse: Rebecca Miram Born: 6/10/1803 Wisborough Green Baptised: 23/10/1803 Wisborough Green Father: James Miram Mother: Ann Williams Died: 1/1/1860 Wisborough Green Buried: 6/1/1860 Wisborough Green Children: William Steer b 1823 Wisborough Green Mark Steer b 1825 Wisborough Green Mary Steer b 1827 Wisborough Green Jane Steer b 1830 Wisborough Green George Steer b 1832 Wisborough Green James Steer b 1834 Wisborough Green Eli Steer b 1837 Wisborough Green Ann Steer b 1840 Wisborough Green Stephen Steer b 1842 Wisborough Green 1822 : Marriage witnessed by William Cooper and Hannah Tickner, latter made her mark as did James and Rebecca. 1841 census: living Sweephurst, Wisborough Green. Occupation: agricultural labourer 1851 census: Residing Wisborough Green village. Occupation: agricultural labourer. Sons Stephen and Eli living with them 1860: Rebecca died from heart failure 1861 census: Residing Wisborough Green. Occupation: agricultural labourer, widower, son Stephen living with him 1871: died from accidental suffocation, Inquest held THOMAS STEER Born: 1793 Wisborough Green Father: James Steer Mother: Mary Pellett Baptised: 28/3/1793 Wisborough Green Buried: 10/10/1796 Wisborough Green WILLIAM STEER Born: .1795 Wisborough Green Father: George Steer Mother: Mary Pellett Baptised: Sun 23/8/1795 Wisborough Green Died : 1878 Wisborough Green Married: 28/7/1836 Wisborough Green (witnessed by Rebecca Steer and Benjamin Pacey) Spouse: Lucy Pacey Born: 1808 Parents: James and Sarah Pacey Baptised: 1/1809 Wisborough Green Died; 1875 Wisborough Green Buried: 15/3/1875 Wisborough Green Children: George Steer b 1836 Wisborough Green William Steer b 1840 Wisborough Green Isaac Steer b 1843 Kirdford Edwin Steer b 1846 Kirdford 1841 census: Living Loxwood. Occupation: carpenter 1851 census: River Road, Littlehampton. Occupation: lathe turner. Lucy in Loxwood with George, Isaac & Edwin. William with his father 1861 census: Wisborough Green Occupation: agricultural labourer 1871 census: Living at The Baggies, Wisborough Green. Occupation: cleaver See STEER, WILLIAM (1795) line *************************************************************************** Children of James and Rebecca Steer WILLIAM STEER Born: 1823 Wisborough Green Father: James Steer Mother: Rebecca Miram Baptised: 6/7/1823 Wisborough Green Buried: 15/8/1885 Holy trinity, Guildford, from South Street. Married: 17/3/1849 Wisborough Green (witnessed by Mary and Charles Butcher) Spouse: Ellen Mann Born: Wisborough Green Parents: James and Elizabeth Mann Baptised: 3/6/1832 Wisborough Green Buried: 26/1/1886 Holy Trinity, Guildford Children: No trace 1841 census : Residing Brickwood Hill,.Lodging with Henry Botting, miller. Occupation: agricultural labourer. Ellen residing Brook Bridge with parents, only child listed. James’s occupation: bargemean. He died 1845. 1849: 17/3/1849 marriage witnessed by Mary and Charles Butcher, William’s sister and brother-in-law 1851 census: living Elliott Cottage, Wisborough Green. Elizabeth Mann Ellen’s mother mother a widow b 1785 Billingshurst lodging with them. She died 1869. 1861 census: as for 1851 census 1871 census: Residing Lunns Cottage Wisborough Green. Occupation: agricultural lodger. They had a 45 year old male lodger 1881 census: living 7 South Street, Guildford. Occupation: gardener.Ellen a dressmaker. Lodging with them Alfred Lucas 30 agricultural labourer from Alford & Alfred Stemp 21 agricultural labourer from Cranleigh, Surrey MARK STEER Born: 1825 Wisborough Green Father: James Steer Mother: Rebecca Miram Baptised: 25/7/1825 Wisborough Green Died: 6/4/1894 Pulborough Buried: 11/4/1894 Pulborough Married: 9/12/1854 Wisborough Green Birth: 1834 Wisborough Green Parents: John and Sophia Harwood Baptised: 14/9/1834 Wisborough Green Died: possibly 1930 Chichester district Children: Jane Steer b 1856 Wisborough Green Frederick Steer b 1858 Wisborough Green William Steer b 1861 Wisborough Green Stephen Steer b 1863 Pulborough Kate Steer b 1865 Pulborough Albert Steer b 1868 Pulborough Frank Steer b 1871 Pulborough Harry Steer b 1873 Pulborough Annie Steer b 1875 Pulborough 1841 census: Living Loves Farm , Wisborough Green, Thomas Elliott farmer. Occupation: agricultural labourer 1851 census: lodging with William & Mary Court, Wisborough Green. Occupation: agricultural labourer 1854: 9/12/1854 Mark described as labourer on marriage certificate as was his father James and Eliza’s father John Harwood.. Eliza signed, mark made his mark as did witness George Steer (Mark’s brother) . Jane Puttock (Mark’s sister) signed 1861 census: Living Wisborough Green occupation: bricklayer. Mother-in-law Sophia Harwood living with them 1871 census: Living Mare Hill, Pulborough. Occupation: bricklayer (living next door to Sampson Willmer’ uncle Edwin) 1881 census: Residing Mare Hill Pulborough. Occupation: builder 1891 census: Residing Mare Hill, Pulborough. Occupation: builder 1894: Probate. Administration given to widow Eliza, estate £137.18s, At the time of death publican Odd Fellow’s Arms, Lower St, Pulborough 1901 census: Eliza, widow, living with son Albert in Wick St, Lyminster. 1911 census: Eliza widow residing Gordon House, Lower St, Pulborough with daughter Jane Hotston and her family. Old ager pensioner assisted by family See STEER, MARK line MARY STEER Born; 1827 Wisborough Green Father: James Steer Mother: Rebecca Miram Baptised; 23/12/1827 Wisborough Green Died : 1904 Guildford Married : 7/2/1849 Spouse: Charles Butcher Born; 1823 Alford Parents: Charles and Mary Butcher Buried: 30/11/ 1893 Guildford, St John the Evangilist, Stoke next Guildford. Children: Charles Butcher b 1850 Horsham George Butcher b 1855 Horsham James Butcher b 1856 Horsham Mary Butcher b 1858 Horsham Sarah Butcher b 1860 Horsham Jane Butcher b 1862 Horsham Ann Butcher b 1864 Horsham Henry Butcher b 1866 Billingshurst. John Butcher b 1869 Guildford 1841 census: Living with Sarah Luff, farmer. Occupation: farm servant 1849: On marriage certificate Mary’s occupation was domestic servant, Charles agricultural labourer. Witnesses were William Steer and Ellen Mann 1851 census: Living New Town, Horsham. Occupation: agricultural labourer 1861 census: Living Brighton Road, Horsham. Occupation: agricultural labourer. Had lodger Thomas Reeves b 1829 Wisborough Green with them 1871 census: Living Manor? Farm Guildford. Occupation: agricultural labourer 1881 census: Living 9 Staughton Terrace, Stoke, Surrey with Harry & John Occupation: agricultural labourer. 1891 census: 1901 census: Living Stoke, Guildford, a widow with boarders, but no children Seee BUTCHER line . JANE STEER Born: 1830 Wisborough Green Father: James Steer Mother: Rebecca Miram Baptised: 31/1/1830 Wisborough Green Died: 4/5/1910 Mare Hill, Pulborough Buried: 1910 Pulborough Married: 11/5/1850 Wisborough Green. Spouse: Frederick Puttock, Born: 2/10/1820 Wisborough Green Parents: William and Sarah Puttock Baptised: 29/10/1820 Died: 12/10/ 1892 Pulborough Buried: 18/10/1892 Pulborough Children: Mark Puttock b 1851 Wisborough Green 1841 census: Malkinsons? Wisborough Green occupation: farm servant to William Parsons, farmer 1850: On marriage certificateFrederick’s occupation given as bargeman.. Marriage witnessed by Stephen Tickner and Eliza Steer 1851 census: living with husband 6 Coldwaltham St, Coldwaltham. Occupation; bargeman 1861 census: residing Village Common, Monesh, Surrey. Frederick captain of a canal barge. Father-in-law William Puttick living with them, born 1795 Kirdford, retired agricultural labourer 1871 census: residing Burdocks, Wisborough Green. Frederick shopkeeper and farmer of 7 acres. Servant Fanny Wittington, 21, niece Sarah Butcher 11 and father-in-law William Puttick with them 1881 census: residing Collins Marsh, Wisborough Green. Frederick shopkeeper and farmer. Ellen Hughes 17 domestic servant and Henry Boxall 15 agricultural servant living with them, Mary Boxall 34 visiting. 1891 census: Living Lower Street, Pulborough. Occupation: grocer. 1892: Probate on estate of Frederick, retired shopkeeper. £649.6s.2d 1901census: widow living by herself on own mean, Lower Street, Pulborough 1910: probate on estate of Jane, given to William Ewens licensed victualler and his wife Jane Leah. £1095.2s.6d See also PUTTOCK, JANE GEORGE STEER Born: 1832 Wisborough Green Father: James Steer Mother: Rebecca Miram Baptised: 27/5/1832 Wisborough Green Buried: 14/2/1900 Wisborough Green, from Loxwood Married: 14/6/1856 Wisborough Green Spouse: Fanny Saunders Baptised: 12/2/1837 Tllingtonm Parents: Charles & Hannah Saunders Baptised: 12/2/1837 Tillington Buried: 6/5/1905 Warnham, from Goose Green Warnham Children: Alice Steer b 1859 Horsham Jim Steer b 1863 Billingshurst Fanny Steer b 1867 Billingshurst Emma Steer b 1872 Rudgwick 1841 census: Fanny living Bedham Fittleowoth. Her father an agricultural labourer 1851 census: farm servant to Michael Botting, Churworth, Horsham. Farmer 276 acres, 12 labourers Fanny living Hog Hurst Fittleoworth, her father a gamekeeper. 1861 census: Residing New Town, Horsham. Occupation: agricultural labourer 1871 census: Residing Tanners, Billingshurst. Occupation: cowman 1881 census: Residing Town House, Park Street, Slinfold, with mother-in-law with them, Hannah Saunders aged 69 born Tillington. Occupation: agricultural labourer 1891 census: Residing Town House, Park Street, Slinfold. Occupation: stockman, agricultural labourer. Grandson Arthur Steer 2 and Clara Yeatman 2 months visiting with them 1901 census: Fanny residing Goose Green, Warnham with grandson Arthur Steer. Occupation: monthly nurse See STEER, GEORGE (1832) JAMES STEER Born: 1834 Wisborough Green Father: James Steer Mother: Rebecca Mirram Baptised: Sun 23/11/1834 Wisborough Green Died: Mon 13/5/1918 10 Salt Lake, Lamcing. Married: Sat 14/10/1871 Lancing. Spouse: Jane Steer Born: Thurs 17/5/1849 Lancing Baptised: 1/7/1849 Lancing Father: John Steer Mother: Margaret Nottingham Died: Fri 23/10/1908 2 Salt Lake Lancing. Cause of death carcinoma mammal exhaustion. Death reported by G.E. Steer, 5 Salt Lake, Lancing on 24/10/08. Buried: 27/10/1908 Lancing Children: James John Steer b 1874 Lancing George Edward Steer b 1877 Lancing Frederick Charles Steer b 1883 Lancing 1851 census: Lodging Swan Inn, Pulborough, with William King inn keeper and farmer. Occupation: agricultural labourer 1861 census: Lodging with his uncle Stephen Ticknor in Minstrels Wood Billingshurst, occupation: carter 1871 census: James living by himself in Lancing near Monks Farm. Neighbours were George & Sarah Jupp. Occupation: agricultural labourer. Jane Steer working as a servant, living with parents 1871: Marriage was witnessed by Charles & Sarah Steer. James and Charles Steer gave their mark, Ceremony performed by Frederick Fisher Watson, vicar. Banns read 17/9, 24/9, 1/10 1871 1880 (death certificate of James John Steer). Residing North Barn Cottage, North Lancing 1881 census: Residing Monks Farm. Occupation: agricultural labourer. Had lodger Henry French unmarried, from Siddlesham. 1883: Frederick’s baptism record: occupation carter. 1891 census: Residing Monk’s Farm Cottages. Occupation: agricultural labourer. Jane’s cousin Thomas Steer living with them 1901 census: Residing 2 Salt lake Cottages. Occupation: agricultural labourer 1908: Jane Steer’s death certificate: occupation market gardener’s labourer. Cause of death carcinoma mammal exhaustion. Death reported by G.E. Steer, 5 Salt Lake, Lancing on 24/10/08. 1911 census: Residing 5 Salt Lake with son George Edward Steer. Occupation: gardener (not domestic) 1918: Death caused by senile decay and chronic gastritis, reported by G.E. Steer of 10 Salt lake, 13/5/1918. Occupation at time of death given as farm carter. See STEER, JAMES, Lancing ELI STEER Born: 1837.Wisborugh Green Father: James Steer Mother: Rebecca Mirram Baptised: 27/8/1837 Wisborough Green Died: 1919 Leatherhead district Married: 1863 Dorking district Spouse: Mary Anne Worsfold Born: 1846 Colpack, Surrey Parents: James & Sarah Worsfold Baptised: 7/2/1847 Capel Died: 1924 Epsom district [Dec q same record possibly entered March q 1925] Children: Mary Steer b 1864 Capel Anne Maria Steer b 1867 Capel Jane Steer b 1869 Capel, Sarah Louisa Steer b 1872 Capel Isabel Rebecca Steer b 1874 Capel Alice Steer b 1876 Effingham Kate Steer b 1879 Leatherhead Edith Steer b 1881 leatherhead William John Steer b 1883 Leatherhead Ernest Steer b 1884 Leatherhead Herbert Steer b 1886 Leatherhead Alfred George Steer b 1889 Leatherhead Henry Thomas Steer b 1890 Leatherhead 1851 census: Living with parents. Occupation: ploughboy. 1861 census: Living Collins Cross, Rudgwick, lodging with James Etherton, hoopmaker. Occupation: shepherd 1871 census: Living Woolpack, Capel. Occupation: labourer. Thomas Worsfold 26 brickmaker from Colpack living with them 1881 census: Living Gravel Hill, Leatherhead. Occupation: farm carter. Fanny L Brown b 1873 Dorking, Amelia E Brown b 1873 Croydon nieces and Henry Worsfold aged 26, lodger from Capel with them 1891 census: Residing Gravel Hill North Street, Leatherhead. Occupation: gardener. Granddaughter Julia Steer 2 living with them and lodgers, William Stone 76 widower, general labourer and Bertha Adams 14. 1901 census: Living Gravel Hill, East Side Occupation: gardener. Had visitors with them, John Butcher b 1869 Guildford (nephew), Frank Penfold b 1885 Bookham and Julia Steer aged 8 born Leatherhead 1911 census: Residing Gravel Hill, Leatherhead. Occupation: gardener. Lodging with them William Simmonds 25 platelayer, John Worsfield 20 nephew and Thomas Anfold Rawley 43. See STEER, ELI ANN STEER Born: 1840 Wisborough Green Father: James Steer Mother: Rebecca Miram Baptised: 24/5/1840 Wisborough Green Died: 20/7/1845 Wisborough Green. Buried: 24/7/1845 Wisborough Green 1845: Cause of death was tabes mesenterica and burn four month from clothes accidently taking fire STEPHEN STEER Born: 10/11/1842 Wisborough Green Father: James Steer Mother: Rebecca Miram Baptised: 22/11/1842. Wisborough Green Died: 29/3/1927 Toronto Married: 5/5/1871 Toronto Buried: 31/3/1927 Prospects Cemetery, Toronto Spouse: Hannah Moore Born: abt 1842 England Parents: Joseph Moore Died: 13/4/1930 Toronto Children: Jane G Steer b 8/5/1873 Toronto James Steer b 1874 Toronto Maud Steer b 1877 Toronto 1861 census: Residing with father, Wisborough Green. Occupation: agricultural labourer 1870: Canadian passenger list. Arrived Quebec or Montreal 29/4 on the Lake Eeerie 1871 census; Residing 118 Toronto West district. Occupation: carpenter 1881 census: Residing 118 Toronto West district. Occupation: carpenter 1891 census: Residing 119 Toronto West district. Occupation: carpenter 1901 census: Residing York County, Ontario. Occupation: carpenter 1911 census: Residing 164 Clinton Street, Ontario. Occupation: carpenter 1921 census: Residing 164 Clinton Street, Ontario. Occupation: carpenter See STEER, STEPHEN ******************************************************************************************** Children of James and Jane Steer JAMES JOHN STEER Born: 1874 Lancing Father: James Steer Mother; Jane Steer Baptised: 22/2/1874 Shoreham Died: Sat 1/5/1880 Buried: 6/5/1880 Lancing 1874: Probably baptised Shoreham as Jane’s brother Charles Steer’s children were baptised here 1880: Cause of death pneumonia. Notified by mother Jane Steer 11/5/1880. Place of death North Barn, North Lancing GEORGE EDWARD STEER Born: Tues 17/4/1877 Lancing Father: James Steer Mother; Jane Steer Baptised: 20/5/1877 Lancing Died: Tues 4/10/1955 Lancing . Buried: Lancing, St James the Less churchyard extension Married: Sat 27/6/1903 Lancing Spouse: Flora Kate Wilmer Baptised: 16/2/1879 Angmering Father: Sampson Wilmer Mother: Sarah Jane Greenfield Died: Tues 12/12/1922.Lancing.. Buried: 16/12/1922 Lancing Children: Florence May Steer b 1905 lancing Alice Flora Steer b 1912 lancing Olive Georgina b 1916 Lancing James Edward Steer b 1921 Lancing 1891 census: Residing with parents. Occupation: agricultural labourer 1901 census: Residing with parents, 2 Salt lake Cottages. Occupation: market gardener. Flora Kate Wilmer in 1901 a cook domestic living in the Herbage household, Laurel Lodge, Lancing. 1903: Married Sat 27/6/1903 Lancing witnessed by William Willmer and Alice Mary Willmer. On record of marriage described as a labourer 1908 death certificate of Jane Steer: Residing 5 Salt Lake 1918: death certificate of James Steer. Residing 10 Salt lake 1922 onwards from certificates: residing 10 Salt Lake. Later Freshbrook Road and 23 Fifth Avenue Lancing with daughter Alice Millard 1955: Cause of death given as uraemia and chronic nephritis. At time of death living 23 Fifth Avenue, Lancing. Death notified by J.E. Steer, 119 Barrington Rd on 5/10/1955 on death certificate described as retired gardener See STEER, GEORGE EDWARD FREDERICK CHARLES STEER Born: Thurs 6 /3/1883 Lancing Father: John Steer Mother: Jane Steer Baptised: 6/5/1883 St James the Less Lancing Died: 1941 Shoreham. Spouse: Harriet D Ward Born: 1887 Walthamstow, Lincolnshire Died: 1941 Worthing district Parents: Arthur & Harriet Ward Children: Frederick Charles Steer born 1908 Lancing Arthur Steer born 1909 Lancing Edward Rufus Steer born 1911 Lancing Doris Edith Steer born 1913 Lancing Florence Steer born 1914 Lancing 1901census: residing with parents. Occupation market garden labourer 1911 census: Residing The Street, North Lancing. Occupation: gardener labourer. 1924 census: residing Church Farm Cottages Lancing. Information from Florence’s enrolment at lancing C of E School 1941: He had been living Millfield Cottages Sompting, occupation nursery gardner. Cause of death chronic mitocardial degeneration and hypertensis. Death registered by E.R. Steer son of 12 Millfield Cottages, Sompting See STEER, FREDERICK line ********************************************************************* Children of George Edward and Flora Kate Steer FLORENCE MAY STEER Born: Tues 8/08/1905 Lancing Father: George Edward Steer Mother: Flora Kate Wilmer Baptised: 1/10/1905 Lancing Died: Wed 23/8/1933 Worthing Hospital Married: Sat 17/12/1927 Lancing Spouse: William Thomas Born: 1906 Worthing Parents: William Thomas and Annie Fielder Children: Two sons one living, one daughter living Known as May. 1913: Joined Lancing school 1/4/1913 and left at 14 to work 1927: Sat 17/12/1927 Lancing (On marriage certificate given as son of William Thomas fishmonger. Witnessed by Frederick Gaunt and G.E. Steer 1929: baptismal register : Living 10 Freshbrook Rd and William working as a gardener, 1930: baptismal register: Living 10 Freshbrook Road, William described as nurseryman. 1933: May died of ovarian cancer See THOMAS line ALICE FLORA STEER Born : Friday 27/12/1912.Lancing Father: George Edward Steer Mother: Flora Kate Wilmer Baptised: 2/2/1913 Lancing Died: 2007 Canberra Married : 3/8/1940 Hove Register office Spouse: William (Bill) Millard Born: 13/5/1914 Lancing Died: 2010 Canberra Parents: George Millard and Eliza King. Children: One son, one daughter, both living 1920: Joined Lancing school 12/11/1920 1922: Bill joined Lancing school 3/4/1922 1926: Bill left Lancing school 30/7/1926, left the district 1927: left Lancing school 15/4/1927 194? To 195? lived 22 Freshbrook Road, Lancing 195? To 196? 23 Fifth Avenue, Lancing 196? Upper Boundstone Lane 1986. Emigrated to Australia. Lived Kiama, NSW 2006: moved into care in Canberra See MILLARD, ALICE OLIVE GEORGINA KATE STEER Born: Sunday 1/10/1916 Lancing Father: George Edward Steer Mother; Flora Kate Willmer Baptised: 3/12/1916 Lancing Died: abt 1991 Belfast Married: 9/9/1941 St James the Less Lancing Spouse: Jack (John) McElborough Born: 29/8/1914 Belfast Parents: William McElborough Died: 197? Belfast Children: 1 son 2 daughters Known as Googie 1930: Left lancing school 23/12/1930 1941: 9/9/1941 St James the Less Lancing . At time of marriage Sgt, Royal Scottish Fuisileers. Both residing 10 Freshbrook Rd. Witnessed by James Edward Steer and George Edward Steer. Father William McElborough a stoker. See MCELBOROUGH, OLIVE JAMES EDWARD (TED) STEER Born: Thurs 13/1/1921 Lancing Father: George Edward Steer Mother: Flora Kate Willmer Baptised: 6/3/1921 Lancing Died 2/1/1992 Ferring, Sussex.. Married : Sat 23/12/1944 Walberton, Sussex Spouse: Doris Miriam Hill Born 24/5/1922 Walberton Died: 11/9/2007 Angmering Father: Joseph Hill Mother: Nellie Blunden. Children: 2 daughters, both living 1929: Joined Lancing school 8/4/1929 1935: left school 18/4/1935. Whilst at school registered as Teddy 1939-1944: 70th Searchlight Regiment 1944-1946 Royal Army Service Corp s/w platoon 1948-1952 : Lived 37 Stanley Rd, Worthing, 1952-1961: Lived 119 Barrington Rd, Goring-by-Sea 1961-1975: Lived Sonatina, 54 Cissbury Rd, Ferring.. See STEER, JAMES EDWARD Children of James and Mary Steer MARY STEER Born: 1722 Billingshurst Father: James Steer Mother: Mary Woodman Baptised: 14/6/1722 Billingshurst Buried: 17/6/1722 Billingshurst WILLIAM STEER Born: 1724 Billinghsurst Father: James Steer Mother: Mary Woodman Baptised: 14/3/1724 Billingshurst Buried 1/1/1802 Billingshurst Married: 31/10/1742 Billingshurst (by banns) Spouse: Marjery Charman Baptised: possibly 27/8/1721 West Chiltington Buried: Possibly 13/1/1748 Billingshurst as Mary Parents: Possibly William & Mary Charman Children: Mary Steer born 1743 Billinghsurst Sarah Steer born 14/3/1746 Billingshurst 1756: William witnessed 6/12/1756 marriage of William Hampshire and Elizabeth Harris See STEER, WILLIAM 1724 line MARY STEER Born: 1726 Billingshurst Father: James Steer Mother: Mary Woodman Buried: 8/12/1769 Wiston Married: 19/9/1750 Petworth Spouse: William Merriott Born: 1729 Amberley Parents: John Merrit & Martha Bunn Baptised: 18/10/1729 Amberley Children: Mary Merritt born 1751 Wiston William Merritt born abt 1752 Wiston Martha Merrit born 1753 Wiston Alice Meritt born 1754 Wiston John Meritt born 1756 Wiston Richard Merritt born 1760 Wiston Thomas Merritt born 1762 Ashington George Merritt born 1765 Ashington 1750: On marriage licence of 18/9/1750 William is given as bachelor from Billingshurst and Mary from Petworth.. On register Mary is given from Billingshurst) See MERRITT, WILLIAM & MARY line SARAH STEER Born: 1729 Billingshurst Father: James Steer Mother: Mary Woodman Baptised: 15/5/1729 Billingshurst Buried: 4/4/1760 Billingshurst See STEER, SARAH, 1729 ELIZABETH STEER Born: 1732 Billingshurst Father: James Steer Mother: Mary Woodman Baptised: 27/2/1732 Billingshurst Buried: 26/4/1789 Billingshurst Married: 5/11/1758 Billingshurst Spouse: Richard Comper Children: Richard Comper born 1759 Pulborough (twins) Elizabeth Comper born 1759 Pulborough James Comper born 1762 Pulborough Jenny Comper born 1764 Pulborough Mary Comper born 1765 Pulborough See Comper line KEZIA STEER Born: 1734 Billingshurst Father: James Steer Mother: Mary Woodman Baptised : 2/2/1734 Billingshurst Buried: 15/6/1735 Billingshurst as Kesiah JAMES STEER Born: 1736 Billingshurst Father: James Steer Mother: Mary Woodman Baptised: 21/3/1736 Billingshurst Died: 24/3/1803 Shipley Buried: Horsham General Baptist Church Married: 3/10/1758 Billingshurst Spouse: Mary Potter Born: 1735 Died: 3/1/1805 Shipley aged 70 Buried: Horsham General Baptist Church See STEER, JAMES, Shipley THOMAS STEER Born: 1738 Billingshurst Father: James Steer Mother: Mary Woodman Baptised: 10/2/1738 Billinghsurst Buried: 22/10/1790 Pulborough Married: Possibly 11/5/1761 Pulborough Spouse; Sarah Henson Baptised: 10/9/1739 Shipley Parents: Richard and Mary Henson Children: James Steer baptised 7/2/1762 Pulborough William Steer baptised 18/3/1764 Pulborough Philip Steer baptised 11/1/1767 Pulborough Thomas Steer born 1769 Pulborough Daniel Steer baptised 8/4/1771 Pulborough Sarah Steer born 1774 Pulborough Charlotte Steer born /1777 Pulborough 1767: 12/1/1767 Settlement examination Pulborough. Son Henry? . Occupation; labourer, employer Richard Clement (WSRO Par/153/32/4) 6/4/1767 Settlement examination Pulborough, Thomas wife Sarah, children William 3yrs, Philip 12 months and James 5 yrs. Foreign parish West Chiltington. Master: William Greenfield (WSRO Par/153/32/4) See STEER, THOMAS, 1738 MARTHA STEER Born: 1742 Billingshurst Father: James Steer Mother: Mary Woodman Baptised: 20/6/1742 Billinghsurst Married: 8/5/1768 Wonersh, Surrey Spouse: John Quennel Children: James Quennel baptised 5/9/1773 Wonersh, Surrey See QUENNEL line 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 Children of George and Elizabeth Steer GEORGE STEER Born: 1763 Billingshurst Father: George Steer Mother: Elizabeth Page Baptised: 13/11/1763 Billingshurst Buried : Thurs 4/8/1796 Wisborough Green Married: Wed 8/10/1788 Kirdford Spouse: Mary Pellett Born: 1773 Billinghsurst Father: James Pellett Mother: Mary Grinstead Baptised: 11/7/1773 Billingshurst, Buried: Sun 20/10/1811 Wisborough Green Remarried: 17/11/1798 Wisborough Green Children: James Steer b 1790Wisborough Green Thomas Steer b 1793 Wisborough Green William Steer b. 1795 Wisborough Green 1788: Marriage witnessed by Thomas Woodhatch and ? Evans and William Wild (parish clerk or similar) 1796: On record of funeral says he was member of friendly society and had a funeral sermon 1798: Widow Mary Steer remarried John Ticknor 17/11/1798 Wisborough Green see TICKNOR LINE PHILIP STEER Born: 1765 Billingshurst Father: George Steer Mother: Elizabeth Page Baptised: 19/5/1765 Billingshurst Married: 11/8/1785 Horsham Spouse: Mary Soper Children: Anna Maria Steer born 1786 Horsham Harriet Steer born 1789 probably Horsham 1785: When married both of parish, Philip a husbandman 1790: 7/11/1790 settlement certificate from Horsham to Billingshurst (WRO Par 21/35/5/66). Children recorded as Herriot 1 year, Hannah 5 years See STEER, PHILIP SARAH STEER Born: 1766 Billingshurst Father: George Steer Mother: Elizabeth Page Baptised: 12/10/1766 Billingshurst Buried: 9/2/1808 Billingshurst Married: 16/5/1796 Billingshurst (Both of parish. Witnessed by Leah Voice and J Lander) Spouse: Edward Voice Baptised: 14/11/1773 Billingshurst Parents: John & Rebecca Voice Buried: 16/1/1864 aged 90 from Croydon Children: Possibly Edward Voice born 1796/1797 Billingshurst Harriot Voice born 1799 Billinghsurst Possibly Luke Voice born 1801 Billingshurst Job Voice born 1802 Billingshurst Jesse Voice born 1805 Billingshurst Clara Voice born 1808 Billingshurst 1796: When married both of parish. Witnessed by Leah Voice and J Lander 1810: Edward remarried 21/3/1810 Billingshurst Eleanor Tilly Stening, widow. Witnessed by Jn Lander, Rhoda Shaw, Geo Holden See VOICE (Billingshurst) line HANNAH STEER Born: 1768 Billinghsurst Father: George Steer Mother: Elizabeth Page Baptised: 23/5/1768 Billingshurst Buried: 12/10/1830 Horsham aged 62 Married: 20/10/1788 Billingshurst (Thomas Parham from Itchingfield. Witnessed by Henry Harwood and Foice Champion) Spouse: Thomas Parham Baptised: 20/9/1767 Horsham (baseborn) Mother: Ann Parham Buried: 31/8/1826 Horsham aged 58 Children: Sarah Parham born 1790 Horsham Ann Parham born 1791 Horsham Possibly Peter Parham infant buried 26/12/1801 Horsham See PARHAM Line WILLIAM STEER Born: 1786 Billingshurst Father: George Steer Mother: Lucy Johnson Baptised: 19/11/1786 Billingshurst Married: Tues 15/7/1806 Billingshurst Spouse: Sarah Mitchell Children: Harriet Etheridge born 1804 Billingshurst (mother Amelia Etheridge) 1806: Marriage witnessed by Foice Champion and Jos Cranstone Children of George and Mary Steer STEER, JAMES Born: 1790 Wisborough Green Father: George Steer Mother: Mary Pelett Baptised: 2/1/1791 Wisboorugh Green Died: Wed 8/2/1871 Wisborough Green Buried: 13/2/1871 Wisborough Green Married: Wed 2/10/1822 Wisborough Green Spouse: Rebecca Miram Born: 6/10/1803 Wisborough Green Baptised: 23/10/1803 Wisborough Green Father: James Miram Mother: Ann Williams Died: 1/1/1860 Wisborough Green Buried: 6/1/1860 Wisborough Green Children: William Steer b 1823 Wisborough Green Mark Steer b 1825 Wisborough Green Mary Steer b 1827 Wisborough Green Jane Steer b 1830 Wisborough Green George Steer b 1832 Wisborough Green James Steer b 1834 Wisborough Green Eli Steer b 1837 Wisborough Green Ann Steer b 1840 Wisborough Green Stephen Steer b 1842 Wisborough Green 1822 : Marriage witnessed by William Cooper and Hannah Tickner, latter made her mark as did James and Rebecca. 1841 census: living Sweephurst, Wisborough Green. Occupation: agricultural labourer 1851 census: Residing Wisborough Green village. Occupation: agricultural labourer. Sons Stephen and Eli living with them 1860: Rebecca died from heart failure 1861 census: Residing Wisborough Green. Occupation: agricultural labourer, widower, son Stephen living with him 1871: died from accidental suffocation, Inquest held THOMAS STEER Born: 1793 Wisborough Green Father: James Steer Mother: Mary Pellett Baptised: 28/3/1793 Wisborough Green Buried: 10/10/1796 Wisborough Green WILLIAM STEER Born: .1795 Wisborough Green Father: George Steer Mother: Mary Pellett Baptised: Sun 23/8/1795 Wisborough Green Died : 1878 Wisborough Green Married: 28/7/1836 Wisborough Green (witnessed by Rebecca Steer and Benjamin Pacey) Spouse: Lucy Pacey Born: 1808 Parents: James and Sarah Pacey Baptised: 1/1809 Wisborough Green Died; 1875 Wisborough Green Buried: 15/3/1875 Wisborough Green Children: George Steer b 1836 Wisborough Green William Steer b 1840 Wisborough Green Isaac Steer b 1843 Kirdford Edwin Steer b 1846 Kirdford 1841 census: Living Loxwood. Occupation: carpenter 1851 census: River Road, Littlehampton. Occupation: lathe turner. Lucy in Loxwood with George, Isaac & Edwin. William with his father 1861 census: Wisborough Green Occupation: agricultural labourer 1871 census: Living at The Baggies, Wisborough Green. Occupation: cleaver See STEER, WILLIAM (1795) line *************************************************************************** Children of James and Rebecca Steer WILLIAM STEER Born: 1823 Wisborough Green Father: James Steer Mother: Rebecca Miram Baptised: 6/7/1823 Wisborough Green Buried: 15/8/1885 Holy trinity, Guildford, from South Street. Married: 17/3/1849 Wisborough Green (witnessed by Mary and Charles Butcher) Spouse: Ellen Mann Born: Wisborough Green Parents: James and Elizabeth Mann Baptised: 3/6/1832 Wisborough Green Buried: 26/1/1886 Holy Trinity, Guildford Children: No trace 1841 census : Residing Brickwood Hill,.Lodging with Henry Botting, miller. Occupation: agricultural labourer. Ellen residing Brook Bridge with parents, only child listed. James’s occupation: bargemean. He died 1845. 1849: 17/3/1849 marriage witnessed by Mary and Charles Butcher, William’s sister and brother-in-law 1851 census: living Elliott Cottage, Wisborough Green. Elizabeth Mann Ellen’s mother mother a widow b 1785 Billingshurst lodging with them. She died 1869. 1861 census: as for 1851 census 1871 census: Residing Lunns Cottage Wisborough Green. Occupation: agricultural lodger. They had a 45 year old male lodger 1881 census: living 7 South Street, Guildford. Occupation: gardener.Ellen a dressmaker. Lodging with them Alfred Lucas 30 agricultural labourer from Alford & Alfred Stemp 21 agricultural labourer from Cranleigh, Surrey MARK STEER Born: 1825 Wisborough Green Father: James Steer Mother: Rebecca Miram Baptised: 25/7/1825 Wisborough Green Died: 6/4/1894 Pulborough Buried: 11/4/1894 Pulborough Married: 9/12/1854 Wisborough Green Birth: 1834 Wisborough Green Parents: John and Sophia Harwood Baptised: 14/9/1834 Wisborough Green Died: possibly 1930 Chichester district Children: Jane Steer b 1856 Wisborough Green Frederick Steer b 1858 Wisborough Green William Steer b 1861 Wisborough Green Stephen Steer b 1863 Pulborough Kate Steer b 1865 Pulborough Albert Steer b 1868 Pulborough Frank Steer b 1871 Pulborough Harry Steer b 1873 Pulborough Annie Steer b 1875 Pulborough 1841 census: Living Loves Farm , Wisborough Green, Thomas Elliott farmer. Occupation: agricultural labourer 1851 census: lodging with William & Mary Court, Wisborough Green. Occupation: agricultural labourer 1854: 9/12/1854 Mark described as labourer on marriage certificate as was his father James and Eliza’s father John Harwood.. Eliza signed, mark made his mark as did witness George Steer (Mark’s brother) . Jane Puttock (Mark’s sister) signed 1861 census: Living Wisborough Green occupation: bricklayer. Mother-in-law Sophia Harwood living with them 1871 census: Living Mare Hill, Pulborough. Occupation: bricklayer (living next door to Sampson Willmer’ uncle Edwin) 1881 census: Residing Mare Hill Pulborough. Occupation: builder 1891 census: Residing Mare Hill, Pulborough. Occupation: builder 1894: Probate. Administration given to widow Eliza, estate £137.18s, At the time of death publican Odd Fellow’s Arms, Lower St, Pulborough 1901 census: Eliza, widow, living with son Albert in Wick St, Lyminster. 1911 census: Eliza widow residing Gordon House, Lower St, Pulborough with daughter Jane Hotston and her family. Old ager pensioner assisted by family See STEER, MARK line MARY STEER Born; 1827 Wisborough Green Father: James Steer Mother: Rebecca Miram Baptised; 23/12/1827 Wisborough Green Died : 1904 Guildford Married : 7/2/1849 Spouse: Charles Butcher Born; 1823 Alford Parents: Charles and Mary Butcher Buried: 30/11/ 1893 Guildford, St John the Evangilist, Stoke next Guildford. Children: Charles Butcher b 1850 Horsham George Butcher b 1855 Horsham James Butcher b 1856 Horsham Mary Butcher b 1858 Horsham Sarah Butcher b 1860 Horsham Jane Butcher b 1862 Horsham Ann Butcher b 1864 Horsham Henry Butcher b 1866 Billingshurst. John Butcher b 1869 Guildford 1841 census: Living with Sarah Luff, farmer. Occupation: farm servant 1849: On marriage certificate Mary’s occupation was domestic servant, Charles agricultural labourer. Witnesses were William Steer and Ellen Mann 1851 census: Living New Town, Horsham. Occupation: agricultural labourer 1861 census: Living Brighton Road, Horsham. Occupation: agricultural labourer. Had lodger Thomas Reeves b 1829 Wisborough Green with them 1871 census: Living Manor? Farm Guildford. Occupation: agricultural labourer 1881 census: Living 9 Staughton Terrace, Stoke, Surrey with Harry & John Occupation: agricultural labourer. 1891 census: 1901 census: Living Stoke, Guildford, a widow with boarders, but no children Seee BUTCHER line . JANE STEER Born: 1830 Wisborough Green Father: James Steer Mother: Rebecca Miram Baptised: 31/1/1830 Wisborough Green Died: 4/5/1910 Mare Hill, Pulborough Buried: 1910 Pulborough Married: 11/5/1850 Wisborough Green. Spouse: Frederick Puttock, Born: 2/10/1820 Wisborough Green Parents: William and Sarah Puttock Baptised: 29/10/1820 Died: 12/10/ 1892 Pulborough Buried: 18/10/1892 Pulborough Children: Mark Puttock b 1851 Wisborough Green 1841 census: Malkinsons? Wisborough Green occupation: farm servant to William Parsons, farmer 1850: On marriage certificateFrederick’s occupation given as bargeman.. Marriage witnessed by Stephen Tickner and Eliza Steer 1851 census: living with husband 6 Coldwaltham St, Coldwaltham. Occupation; bargeman 1861 census: residing Village Common, Monesh, Surrey. Frederick captain of a canal barge. Father-in-law William Puttick living with them, born 1795 Kirdford, retired agricultural labourer 1871 census: residing Burdocks, Wisborough Green. Frederick shopkeeper and farmer of 7 acres. Servant Fanny Wittington, 21, niece Sarah Butcher 11 and father-in-law William Puttick with them 1881 census: residing Collins Marsh, Wisborough Green. Frederick shopkeeper and farmer. Ellen Hughes 17 domestic servant and Henry Boxall 15 agricultural servant living with them, Mary Boxall 34 visiting. 1891 census: Living Lower Street, Pulborough. Occupation: grocer. 1892: Probate on estate of Frederick, retired shopkeeper. £649.6s.2d 1901census: widow living by herself on own mean, Lower Street, Pulborough 1910: probate on estate of Jane, given to William Ewens licensed victualler and his wife Jane Leah. £1095.2s.6d See also PUTTOCK, JANE GEORGE STEER Born: 1832 Wisborough Green Father: James Steer Mother: Rebecca Miram Baptised: 27/5/1832 Wisborough Green Buried: 14/2/1900 Wisborough Green, from Loxwood Married: 14/6/1856 Wisborough Green Spouse: Fanny Saunders Baptised: 12/2/1837 Tllingtonm Parents: Charles & Hannah Saunders Baptised: 12/2/1837 Tillington Buried: 6/5/1905 Warnham, from Goose Green Warnham Children: Alice Steer b 1859 Horsham Jim Steer b 1863 Billingshurst Fanny Steer b 1867 Billingshurst Emma Steer b 1872 Rudgwick 1841 census: Fanny living Bedham Fittleowoth. Her father an agricultural labourer 1851 census: farm servant to Michael Botting, Churworth, Horsham. Farmer 276 acres, 12 labourers Fanny living Hog Hurst Fittleoworth, her father a gamekeeper. 1861 census: Residing New Town, Horsham. Occupation: agricultural labourer 1871 census: Residing Tanners, Billingshurst. Occupation: cowman 1881 census: Residing Town House, Park Street, Slinfold, with mother-in-law with them, Hannah Saunders aged 69 born Tillington. Occupation: agricultural labourer 1891 census: Residing Town House, Park Street, Slinfold. Occupation: stockman, agricultural labourer. Grandson Arthur Steer 2 and Clara Yeatman 2 months visiting with them 1901 census: Fanny residing Goose Green, Warnham with grandson Arthur Steer. Occupation: monthly nurse See STEER, GEORGE (1832) JAMES STEER Born: 1834 Wisborough Green Father: James Steer Mother: Rebecca Mirram Baptised: Sun 23/11/1834 Wisborough Green Died: Mon 13/5/1918 10 Salt Lake, Lamcing. Married: Sat 14/10/1871 Lancing. Spouse: Jane Steer Born: Thurs 17/5/1849 Lancing Baptised: 1/7/1849 Lancing Father: John Steer Mother: Margaret Nottingham Died: Fri 23/10/1908 2 Salt Lake Lancing. Cause of death carcinoma mammal exhaustion. Death reported by G.E. Steer, 5 Salt Lake, Lancing on 24/10/08. Buried: 27/10/1908 Lancing Children: James John Steer b 1874 Lancing George Edward Steer b 1877 Lancing Frederick Charles Steer b 1883 Lancing 1851 census: Lodging Swan Inn, Pulborough, with William King inn keeper and farmer. Occupation: agricultural labourer 1861 census: Lodging with his uncle Stephen Ticknor in Minstrels Wood Billingshurst, occupation: carter 1871 census: James living by himself in Lancing near Monks Farm. Neighbours were George & Sarah Jupp. Occupation: agricultural labourer. Jane Steer working as a servant, living with parents 1871: Marriage was witnessed by Charles & Sarah Steer. James and Charles Steer gave their mark, Ceremony performed by Frederick Fisher Watson, vicar. Banns read 17/9, 24/9, 1/10 1871 1880 (death certificate of James John Steer). Residing North Barn Cottage, North Lancing 1881 census: Residing Monks Farm. Occupation: agricultural labourer. Had lodger Henry French unmarried, from Siddlesham. 1883: Frederick’s baptism record: occupation carter. 1891 census: Residing Monk’s Farm Cottages. Occupation: agricultural labourer. Jane’s cousin Thomas Steer living with them 1901 census: Residing 2 Salt lake Cottages. Occupation: agricultural labourer 1908: Jane Steer’s death certificate: occupation market gardener’s labourer. Cause of death carcinoma mammal exhaustion. Death reported by G.E. Steer, 5 Salt Lake, Lancing on 24/10/08. 1911 census: Residing 5 Salt Lake with son George Edward Steer. Occupation: gardener (not domestic) 1918: Death caused by senile decay and chronic gastritis, reported by G.E. Steer of 10 Salt lake, 13/5/1918. Occupation at time of death given as farm carter. See STEER, JAMES, Lancing ELI STEER Born: 1837.Wisborugh Green Father: James Steer Mother: Rebecca Mirram Baptised: 27/8/1837 Wisborough Green Died: 1919 Leatherhead district Married: 1863 Dorking district Spouse: Mary Anne Worsfold Born: 1846 Colpack, Surrey Parents: James & Sarah Worsfold Baptised: 7/2/1847 Capel Died: 1924 Epsom district [Dec q same record possibly entered March q 1925] Children: Mary Steer b 1864 Capel Anne Maria Steer b 1867 Capel Jane Steer b 1869 Capel, Sarah Louisa Steer b 1872 Capel Isabel Rebecca Steer b 1874 Capel Alice Steer b 1876 Effingham Kate Steer b 1879 Leatherhead Edith Steer b 1881 leatherhead William John Steer b 1883 Leatherhead Ernest Steer b 1884 Leatherhead Herbert Steer b 1886 Leatherhead Alfred George Steer b 1889 Leatherhead Henry Thomas Steer b 1890 Leatherhead 1851 census: Living with parents. Occupation: ploughboy. 1861 census: Living Collins Cross, Rudgwick, lodging with James Etherton, hoopmaker. Occupation: shepherd 1871 census: Living Woolpack, Capel. Occupation: labourer. Thomas Worsfold 26 brickmaker from Colpack living with them 1881 census: Living Gravel Hill, Leatherhead. Occupation: farm carter. Fanny L Brown b 1873 Dorking, Amelia E Brown b 1873 Croydon nieces and Henry Worsfold aged 26, lodger from Capel with them 1891 census: Residing Gravel Hill North Street, Leatherhead. Occupation: gardener. Granddaughter Julia Steer 2 living with them and lodgers, William Stone 76 widower, general labourer and Bertha Adams 14. 1901 census: Living Gravel Hill, East Side Occupation: gardener. Had visitors with them, John Butcher b 1869 Guildford (nephew), Frank Penfold b 1885 Bookham and Julia Steer aged 8 born Leatherhead 1911 census: Residing Gravel Hill, Leatherhead. Occupation: gardener. Lodging with them William Simmonds 25 platelayer, John Worsfield 20 nephew and Thomas Anfold Rawley 43. See STEER, ELI ANN STEER Born: 1840 Wisborough Green Father: James Steer Mother: Rebecca Miram Baptised: 24/5/1840 Wisborough Green Died: 20/7/1845 Wisborough Green. Buried: 24/7/1845 Wisborough Green 1845: Cause of death was tabes mesenterica and burn four month from clothes accidently taking fire STEPHEN STEER Born: 10/11/1842 Wisborough Green Father: James Steer Mother: Rebecca Miram Baptised: 22/11/1842. Wisborough Green Died: 29/3/1927 Toronto Married: 5/5/1871 Toronto Buried: 31/3/1927 Prospects Cemetery, Toronto Spouse: Hannah Moore Born: abt 1842 England Parents: Joseph Moore Died: 13/4/1930 Toronto Children: Jane G Steer b 8/5/1873 Toronto James Steer b 1874 Toronto Maud Steer b 1877 Toronto 1861 census: Residing with father, Wisborough Green. Occupation: agricultural labourer 1870: Canadian passenger list. Arrived Quebec or Montreal 29/4 on the Lake Eeerie 1871 census; Residing 118 Toronto West district. Occupation: carpenter 1881 census: Residing 118 Toronto West district. Occupation: carpenter 1891 census: Residing 119 Toronto West district. Occupation: carpenter 1901 census: Residing York County, Ontario. Occupation: carpenter 1911 census: Residing 164 Clinton Street, Ontario. Occupation: carpenter 1921 census: Residing 164 Clinton Street, Ontario. Occupation: carpenter See STEER, STEPHEN ******************************************************************************************** Children of James and Jane Steer JAMES JOHN STEER Born: 1874 Lancing Father: James Steer Mother; Jane Steer Baptised: 22/2/1874 Shoreham Died: Sat 1/5/1880 Buried: 6/5/1880 Lancing 1874: Probably baptised Shoreham as Jane’s brother Charles Steer’s children were baptised here 1880: Cause of death pneumonia. Notified by mother Jane Steer 11/5/1880. Place of death North Barn, North Lancing GEORGE EDWARD STEER Born: Tues 17/4/1877 Lancing Father: James Steer Mother; Jane Steer Baptised: 20/5/1877 Lancing Died: Tues 4/10/1955 Lancing . Buried: Lancing, St James the Less churchyard extension Married: Sat 27/6/1903 Lancing Spouse: Flora Kate Wilmer Baptised: 16/2/1879 Angmering Father: Sampson Wilmer Mother: Sarah Jane Greenfield Died: Tues 12/12/1922.Lancing.. Buried: 16/12/1922 Lancing Children: Florence May Steer b 1905 lancing Alice Flora Steer b 1912 lancing Olive Georgina b 1916 Lancing James Edward Steer b 1921 Lancing 1891 census: Residing with parents. Occupation: agricultural labourer 1901 census: Residing with parents, 2 Salt lake Cottages. Occupation: market gardener. Flora Kate Wilmer in 1901 a cook domestic living in the Herbage household, Laurel Lodge, Lancing. 1903: Married Sat 27/6/1903 Lancing witnessed by William Willmer and Alice Mary Willmer. On record of marriage described as a labourer 1908 death certificate of Jane Steer: Residing 5 Salt Lake 1918: death certificate of James Steer. Residing 10 Salt lake 1922 onwards from certificates: residing 10 Salt Lake. Later Freshbrook Road and 23 Fifth Avenue Lancing with daughter Alice Millard 1955: Cause of death given as uraemia and chronic nephritis. At time of death living 23 Fifth Avenue, Lancing. Death notified by J.E. Steer, 119 Barrington Rd on 5/10/1955 on death certificate described as retired gardener See STEER, GEORGE EDWARD FREDERICK CHARLES STEER Born: Thurs 6 /3/1883 Lancing Father: John Steer Mother: Jane Steer Baptised: 6/5/1883 St James the Less Lancing Died: 1941 Shoreham. Spouse: Harriet D Ward Born: 1887 Walthamstow, Lincolnshire Died: 1941 Worthing district Parents: Arthur & Harriet Ward Children: Frederick Charles Steer born 1908 Lancing Arthur Steer born 1909 Lancing Edward Rufus Steer born 1911 Lancing Doris Edith Steer born 1913 Lancing Florence Steer born 1914 Lancing 1901census: residing with parents. Occupation market garden labourer 1911 census: Residing The Street, North Lancing. Occupation: gardener labourer. 1924 census: residing Church Farm Cottages Lancing. Information from Florence’s enrolment at lancing C of E School 1941: He had been living Millfield Cottages Sompting, occupation nursery gardner. Cause of death chronic mitocardial degeneration and hypertensis. Death registered by E.R. Steer son of 12 Millfield Cottages, Sompting See STEER, FREDERICK line ********************************************************************* Children of George Edward and Flora Kate Steer FLORENCE MAY STEER Born: Tues 8/08/1905 Lancing Father: George Edward Steer Mother: Flora Kate Wilmer Baptised: 1/10/1905 Lancing Died: Wed 23/8/1933 Worthing Hospital Married: Sat 17/12/1927 Lancing Spouse: William Thomas Born: 1906 Worthing Parents: William Thomas and Annie Fielder Children: Two sons one living, one daughter living Known as May. 1913: Joined Lancing school 1/4/1913 and left at 14 to work 1927: Sat 17/12/1927 Lancing (On marriage certificate given as son of William Thomas fishmonger. Witnessed by Frederick Gaunt and G.E. Steer 1929: baptismal register : Living 10 Freshbrook Rd and William working as a gardener, 1930: baptismal register: Living 10 Freshbrook Road, William described as nurseryman. 1933: May died of ovarian cancer See THOMAS line ALICE FLORA STEER Born : Friday 27/12/1912.Lancing Father: George Edward Steer Mother: Flora Kate Wilmer Baptised: 2/2/1913 Lancing Died: 2007 Canberra Married : 3/8/1940 Hove Register office Spouse: William (Bill) Millard Born: 13/5/1914 Lancing Died: 2010 Canberra Parents: George Millard and Eliza King. Children: One son, one daughter, both living 1920: Joined Lancing school 12/11/1920 1922: Bill joined Lancing school 3/4/1922 1926: Bill left Lancing school 30/7/1926, left the district 1927: left Lancing school 15/4/1927 194? To 195? lived 22 Freshbrook Road, Lancing 195? To 196? 23 Fifth Avenue, Lancing 196? Upper Boundstone Lane 1986. Emigrated to Australia. Lived Kiama, NSW 2006: moved into care in Canberra See MILLARD, ALICE OLIVE GEORGINA KATE STEER Born: Sunday 1/10/1916 Lancing Father: George Edward Steer Mother; Flora Kate Willmer Baptised: 3/12/1916 Lancing Died: abt 1991 Belfast Married: 9/9/1941 St James the Less Lancing Spouse: Jack (John) McElborough Born: 29/8/1914 Belfast Parents: William McElborough Died: 197? Belfast Children: 1 son 2 daughters Known as Googie 1930: Left lancing school 23/12/1930 1941: 9/9/1941 St James the Less Lancing . At time of marriage Sgt, Royal Scottish Fuisileers. Both residing 10 Freshbrook Rd. Witnessed by James Edward Steer and George Edward Steer. Father William McElborough a stoker. See MCELBOROUGH, OLIVE JAMES EDWARD (TED) STEER Born: Thurs 13/1/1921 Lancing Father: George Edward Steer Mother: Flora Kate Willmer Baptised: 6/3/1921 Lancing Died 2/1/1992 Ferring, Sussex.. Married : Sat 23/12/1944 Walberton, Sussex Spouse: Doris Miriam Hill Born 24/5/1922 Walberton Died: 11/9/2007 Angmering Father: Joseph Hill Mother: Nellie Blunden. Children: 2 daughters, both living 1929: Joined Lancing school 8/4/1929 1935: left school 18/4/1935. Whilst at school registered as Teddy 1939-1944: 70th Searchlight Regiment 1944-1946 Royal Army Service Corp s/w platoon 1948-1952 : Lived 37 Stanley Rd, Worthing, 1952-1961: Lived 119 Barrington Rd, Goring-by-Sea 1961-1975: Lived Sonatina, 54 Cissbury Rd, Ferring.. See STEER, JAMES EDWARD