Family History


THIS IS A PUZZLE. SARAH WAS MY GRANDFATHERíS COUSIN. HER HUSBAND CHARLES HENRY WARD SEEMS TO HAVE LEFT HER BY 1901 BUT RE-EMERGES IN BRIGHTON SHORTLY AFTER 1911 AND HAS A SEC0ND FAMILY THOUGH I CANíT TRACE ANY MARRIAGE. ANY YHELP WILL BE APPRECIATED. PLEASE E-MAIL ME Martis1@hotmail.co.uk

SARAH WILD

Born: 1867 Stedham

Father: George Wild

Mother: Annie

Married: 18/11/1888 St Peter Stepney (see note 1)

Spouse: Charles Henry Ward

Born: 1861 Stedham

Died; 1934 Steyning district

Parents: Charles Ward and Jane Weaver

1861 census: Charles (born 1832 Petworth) and Jane Ward (born 1832 Cirencester) living Stedham Common. Occupation: grocer. Daughter

Rosehannah jane (born 1859)

1871 census: 4 lavender Row, Stedham. Charles with brother William R (1862) and sister Rosa (1864). Np parents listed but lodger Charlotte Ward, unmarried born 1822

1881 census: Sarah living with parents Stedham Common. No occupation. Father coal merchant publican

Charles residing with mother. Chales a baker living Back Street Stedham with his mother, a butlerís wife, His father was butler to Ellen Dickson admiralís widow Hartham House, Corsham near Chippenham.

1891 census: Residing: New Inn St, Stedham occupation: Henry a publican & grocerís assistant. Living with them Charles Weeks boarder and Kitty Lintott nurse.

1901 census: Sarah residing with brother John (no husband)

Charlesís parents Charles and Jane were living Lutener Road, Easebourne. He was a domestic gardener. She died 1905 and Charles 1906

1911 census: Residing South Harting. No husband or occupation but states she is married. With her are sons Henry and Archibald, and lodgers Annie Grover 40 single assistant schoolmistress; Elias William Prince 32 painter and decorator and Horatio Nelson Garland 24 painter and ecorator. Both from Portsmouth; Lewis Hammond 19 butchers assistant

Note 1: At time of marriage (by banns) both were living 544 Commercial Road. Fathers given as publican and butler. Witnesses William and Ellen Sedgwick

 

HENRY WARD

Born: 1889 Stedham

Father: Charles Ward

Mother: Sarah Wild

1901 census: living with grandparents

1911 census: Living with mother. Occupation horsefeeder for grocer

GEORGE WILLIAM WARD

Born: 1891 Stedham

Father: Charles Ward

Mother: Sarah Wild

1911 census: Residing with widowed grandmother Annie Wild, Stedham Common. Occupation: cowman. His aunt and uncle Bessie and Albert Groves living with them

BEATRICE ANNIE WARD

Born: 1893 Stedham

Father: Charles Ward

Mother: Sarah Wild

Married: m 1918 Petersfield district

Spouse; Daniel FitzPatrick.

Children: David FitzPatrick born 1920

1911 census: Between maid at Down Place Harting for Richard and Florence Blackwell

ARCHIBALD WARD (Archie)

Born: 1895 Stedham

Father: Charles Ward

Mother: Sarah Wild

1911 census: Residing with mother. Occupation: bakerís assistant

(Charles Henry Ward remarried Emily Mabel Hemming 1881-1935 and had Percy Henry Ward 1912-1965 born Brighton who married Grace May Deveson 1924-1993; Claude Ernest Ward 1913-1978 born Brighton, no issue; Katherine Mabel Ward 1916-2000 born Hove m 1939 Stephen David Corbett 1903-1962; Charles H Ward born 1919?-198? Born Hove)