Heslington Genealogy


William Chapman [Parents] was born in 1862 in Sydenham, Kent, England. He married Kate Brandom.

Census: 1871 Rickmansworth, Herts.
Census: 1881: Talbot Road, Rickmansworth: 19 year old unmarried son, a Shoemaker.
Census: 1891 Chesham,Bucks. Occupation: 1891 Boot Rivetter
Census: 1901 Rushden,Northants Occupation: 1901 Shoe Maker

Kate Brandom [Parents] was born in 1858 in Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England. She married William Chapman.

1881 Census: Collins's Yard, Chesham, Bucks.: 23 year old unmarried daughter, a Boot Closer

They had the following children:

  F i Matilda Brandom was born in 1878 in Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England.

1881 Census: Collins's Yard, Chesham: 3 year old granddaughter, a scholar.
1891 Census: Chesham a boot machinist.
  M ii Arthur Brandom was born in 1880 in Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England.

1881 Census: Collins's Yard, Chesham: 5 month old grandson
  F iii Lizzie Chapman was born in 1885 in Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England.

1891 Census: Chesham
1901 Census: Rushden, Northamptonshire: a shoe machinist.
  F iv Kate Chapman was born in 1887 in Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England.

1891 Census: Chesham
1901 Census: Rushden, Northamptonshire: a shoe machinist.
  M v William J Chapman was born in 1889 in Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England.

1891 Census: Chesham
1901 Census: Rushden, Northamptonshire
  M vi Thomas Chapman was born in 1891 in Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England.

1901 Census: Rushden, Northamptonshire
  M vii Frank Chapman was born in 1893 in Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England.

1901 Census: Rushden, Northamptonshire
  M viii Harry Chapman was born in 1896 in Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England.

1901 Census: Rushden, Northamptonshire
  F ix Nellie Chapman was born in 1898 in Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England.

1901 Census: Rushden, Northamptonshire
  M x Born in the last 110 years.

1901 Census: Rushden, Northamptonshire

Frank Chapman [Parents] was christened on 22 Aug 1875 in Ricksmansworth, Hertfordshire, England. He married Elizabeth Eliza Woollams Oct - Nov 1899 in Ricksmansworth, Hertfordshire, England.

1881 Census: Talbot Road, Ricksmansworth: 6 year old son, a scholar.
Marriage found in civil registration 4q 1899 Watford, 3a 1148
1901 Census: Uxbridge Road Court, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire: 25 year old married Head of Household, a Telegraph Wireman born Rickmansworth, Herts. RG13 1321

Elizabeth Eliza Woollams was born in 1877 in Heronsgate, Hertfordshire, England. She married Frank Chapman Oct - Nov 1899 in Ricksmansworth, Hertfordshire, England.

1901 Census: Uxbridge Road Court, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire: 24 year old Wife of a Telegraph Wireman born Heronsgate, Herts. RG13 1321

They had the following children:

  M i John Chapman was born Apr - May 1901 in Ricksmansworth, Hertfordshire, England.

Births Jun 1901 Chapman John Henry Watford 3a 730
1901 Census: Uxbridge Road Court, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire: Under 1 month old Son of ousehold, a Telegraph Wireman born Rickmansworth, Herts. RG13 1321

Peter Hendley was christened on 30 Apr 1837 in Hadlow Down, Sussex, England. He died on 1 Feb 1914 in Crowborough, Sussex, England. He married Phoebe Pratt on 2 Nov 1881 in Uckfield, Sussex, England.

Info from Richard Ashby and The “Ashby book” (it’s a big word file) Richard is not the author of the bulk of the research (except for the descendants of Reuben Ashby & Elizabeth Blackstone – Richard's direct ancestors) it is not for circulation or publication.
Son of Mark Hendley and Mary Weston Curtis.
1851 Census he is called 'Eatter?'.
1873 'Return of Owners of Land he is renting for just over 2 acres at Crowborough for 7 pounds. Farmer at Adds Farm for 27 years, retiring in 1911 he died six weeks after Pheobe, buried with her at Forest Fold Chapel - the Rev. E. Littleton and Rev. D M Somerville officiated at his funeral.
1881 Census: Luxford Cottage, Rotherfield: 48 year old Head of Household, a farmer of 4 acres.
1901 Census his birthplace is given as Mayfield and he is a farmer at Withyham - his age is given as 68 instead of 64!

Phoebe Pratt [Parents] was born on 7 Jul 1828 in Rotherfield, East Sussex, England. She was christened on 31 Aug 1829 in Rotherfield, East Sussex, England. She died on 21 Dec 1913 in Crowborough, Sussex, England. She married Peter Hendley on 2 Nov 1881 in Uckfield, Sussex, England.

Other marriages:
Hendley, Benjamin

Christening extracted to IGI. Forename spelt 'Pheebe'. Marriage to Benjamin extracted to IGI
About a year after Benjamin left her Phoebe was living with Benjamin's younger brother Peter, they had 11 children, her two previous children Emily and Mark were brought up by her parents, Ann was her next child who was her only child by Benjamin, all subsequent children were fathered by Peter. The family, despite their religious convictions seemed to fully approve of Phoebe and Peter being together and when her father died he left a will in which he left the land and cottage where they were living to her absolutely "so that her husband shall not have anything to do with it whatsoever", he also left money to Phoebe's 2 children that he had brought up and 10 pounds to her daughter Ann (by Benjamin). Richard and Phoebe were the executors and Peter was a witness to the will - it is obvious the family were on her side. Phoebe died aged 85 of senility and cardiac failure, James Baker her son in law (Pamela's husband) was present at her death.
1881 Census: Luxford Cottage, Rotherfield: 52 year old wife of a farmer of 4 acres.
Place of Death: 2 Pilmer Road, Crowborough.

They had the following children:

  F i Ellen Hendley was christened on 3 Jan 1858 in Eridge Green,Sussex, England.

1881 Census: Tonbridge, Kent: 23 year old housemaid for Mary Gordon.
  F ii Pamela Hendley was christened on 24 Jun 1860 in Rotherfield, East Sussex, England. She died on 1 Jun 1931.

Pamela married James BAKER in Jun 1894 in East Grinstead, Sussex. James was born in 1865. He died on 1 Jun 1931. He was present at the death of his mother in law Phoebe.
1881 Census:
  M iii George Hendley was born on 18 Jun 1861. He died on 25 Jul 1903.
  F iv Alice Hendley was born on 28 May 1863 in Rotherfield, East Sussex, England. She was christened on 10 Jul 1864 in Rotherfield, East Sussex, England.

Christening extracted to IGI spelt 'Henley'.
1881 Census: Tonbridge, Kent: 16 year old servant to Emily Erskine named Kate Hendly.
  F v Caroline Hendley was christened on 16 Dec 1866 in Rotherfield, East Sussex, England.

1881 Census: Rotherfield, Sussex: 14 year old housemaid to Matthew Mackintosh
  F vi Daisy Hendley was christened on 24 Jan 1868 in Rotherfield, East Sussex, England. She died before 1881.

1881 Census: Luxford Cottage, Rotherfield: 12 year old daughter, a scholar.
Daisy married John Thomas PAIGE son of Thomas PAIGE on 5 Nov 1896 in Langton Green, Kent. John was born in 1844 in Tunbridge Wells, Kent. On the marriage certificate he is a watchmaker, living at Oak Villas, Langton Green. He was a widower, on the 1881 census he was married to Georgiana and had two children, Edith and Percy aged in 1881 9 and 8 he is described as a watchmaker and jeweller and they are living at 1 Castle Street, Tonbridge, Kent.
  F vii Mabel Hendley was born on 26 Oct 1870 in Rotherfield, East Sussex, England. She died on 8 May 1883 in Rotherfield, East Sussex, England.

1881 Census: Luxford Cottage, Rotherfield: 10 year old daughter, a scholar.
  F viii Lillie Hendley was christened on 8 Sep 1872 in Rotherfield, East Sussex, England. She died on 10 Jun 1873 in Rotherfield, East Sussex, England.
  F ix Violet Hendley was christened on 8 Sep 1872 in Rotherfield, East Sussex, England. She died on 29 Sep 1872 in Rotherfield, East Sussex, England.
  F x Mary Hendley was born on 17 Apr 1877 in Rotherfield, East Sussex, England.

1881 Census: Luxford Cottage, Rotherfield: 3 year old daughter

George Thomas Whichelow [Parents] was born in 1811. He was christened on 24 Apr 1814 in St Mary Magdalene, Bermondsey, London, England. He married Phoebe Martha Herron on 6 Nov 1831 in Christchurch, Greyfriars, Newgate, London,England.

Phoebe Martha Herron was born about 1816. She married George Thomas Whichelow on 6 Nov 1831 in Christchurch, Greyfriars, Newgate, London,England.

They had the following children:

  F i Phoebe Martha Whichelow also Wicklow was christened on 23 Nov 1842 in St Mary Magdalene, Bermondsey, London, England.
  F ii Sarah Whichelow was born in 1832 in Bermondsey, London, England.
  F iii Jane Whichelow was born in 1836 in Bermondsey, London, England.
  M iv George Thomas Whichelow was christened on 11 Apr 1841 in St Mary Magdalene, Bermondsey, London, England. He died on 13 Apr 1842 in Bermondsey, London, England.
  M v George Thomas Whichelow was born on 20 Mar 1843 in Bermondsey, Surrey, England. He died on 5 Mar 1914 in Hackney, Middlesex, England.

1881 Census: 11 Bermondsey Square, lodging in house of Agnes White, widow: 38 year old married Boarder, Leather Manufacturer, Furrier.
  F vi Mary Ann Whichelow was born in 1846 in Bermondsey, London, England.
  M vii Alfred Whichelow was born in 1848.
  M viii Thomas Whichelow was born in 1849 in Bermondsey, London, England.
  F ix Matilda Whichelow was born in 1856 in Bermondsey, London, England.

Evelyn Ellis Tongue.Evelyn married Daisy Kettle.

Daisy Kettle [Parents] was born on 12 Dec 1876 in Helensburgh,Dunbarton,Scotland. She married Evelyn Ellis Tongue.

Birth entry - RGO 1876/503/253 Row,Dunbarton,Scotland
Born 2hr 30min p.m. at 20 George St,Helensburgh.Informant was the father,James Kettle, present. Reg.Dec 27,1876


Michael Mauss was born on 2 Nov 1871 in Papillion, Sarpy, Nebraska, USA. He died on 27 Jan 1937 in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, USA. He was buried on 31 Jan 1937 in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, USA. He married Charlottie Wright on 28 Jun 1893 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

Charlottie Wright [Parents] was born on 18 Oct 1873 in South Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, USA. She died on 12 Jul 1937 in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, USA. She was buried on 15 Jul 1937 in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, USA. She married Michael Mauss on 28 Jun 1893 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.


Thomas Whichelow was born about 1789. He died on 20 Dec 1855 in Bermondsey, London, England. He was married on 5 Aug 1810 in St Giles, Camberwell, London, England.

Address at death: 105 Russell Street, Bermondsey.

He had the following children:

  M i George Thomas Whichelow was born in 1811.
  F ii Mary Ann Whichelow was born about 1813. She was christened on 24 Apr 1814 in St Mary Magdalene, Bermondsey, London, England.
  F iii Sarah Whichelow was christened on 11 Feb 1816 in St Mary Magdalene, Bermondsey, London, England.
  M iv Thomas Patrick Whichelow was born on 18 Mar 1818. He died on 11 Feb 1888.
  M v Charles Frederic Whichelow was born in 1822. He was christened on 28 Jun 1837 in St Mary Magdalene, Bermondsey, London, England.
  F vi Elizabeth Jane Whichelow was born in 1826. She was christened on 28 Jun 1837 in St Mary Magdalene, Bermondsey, London, England.
  F vii Adelaide Caroline Whichelow was born in 1830. She was christened on 28 Jun 1837 in St Mary Magdalene, Bermondsey, London, England.
  M viii Alfred Lawrence Whichelow was born in 1833. He was christened on 28 Jun 1837 in St Mary Magdalene, Bermondsey, London, England.
  F ix Selina Emily Whichelow was born in 1840.

James Brace Darton [Parents] was born on 17 Feb 1872 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. He died on 14 Mar 1958 in St George, Washington, Utah, USA. He married Anna Eliza Pierce on 20 Jun 1899 in Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico.

Anna Eliza Pierce was born on 24 Feb 1874 in Glenwood, Sevier, Utah, USA. She died on 16 Mar 1964 in Gardena, Los Angeles, California, USA. She married James Brace Darton on 20 Jun 1899 in Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico.


Nicholas Vance Sheffer was born in 1853. He died in 1904. He married Sarah Elizabeth Darton on 20 Jun 1899.

Sarah Elizabeth Darton [Parents] was born on 2 May 1870 in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. She died in Oct 1959. She married Nicholas Vance Sheffer on 20 Jun 1899.


Louis Henry Ferdinand Mayersbach [Parents] was born about 1787. He died on 9 Dec 1838 in Walworth Common, London, England. He married Mary Anne Stiles on 9 Aug 1813 in St Bartholomew the Great, London, England.

Confirmed in IGI.

Mary Anne Stiles died before 1828. She married Louis Henry Ferdinand Mayersbach on 9 Aug 1813 in St Bartholomew the Great, London, England.

Found on IGI.

They had the following children:

  M i Louis Mayersbach was christened on 17 Oct 1813 in Christchurch, Southwark, England.

Christening found on IGI.
Married to Sarah Wright 28 Sep 1828 at St Bartholomew the Great, London
  M ii Alexander Mayersbach was christened on 17 Oct 1813 in Christchurch, Southwark, England.

Christening found on IGI.
Married 17 March 1831 at St George the Martyr, Southwark to Louisa Porter.
  M iii George Alexander Mayersback was christened on 17 Oct 1813 in Christchurch, Southwark, England.

Christening found on IGI.
Married Jane Anderson on 7 March 1852 at St Matthew, Bethnal Green, London.
  M iv Charles Mayersback was christened on 24 Apr 1814 in St Luke, Finsbury, London, England.

Christening found on IGI.
Married Harriet Eliza Wright on 7 Jan 1839 at St Peters, Walworth
Children :
Harriet Eliza Mayersbach
Joseph Wright Mayersbach
Mary Ann Mayersbach
  F v Mary Anne Mayersbach was christened on 28 Apr 1816 in St Luke, Finsbury, London, England.

Christening found on IGI.
  F vi Elizabeth Mayersback was christened on 11 Oct 1818 in St Luke, Finsbury, London, England.

Christening found on IGI.
  F vii Caroline Mayersback was christened on 18 Feb 1821 in St Luke, Finsbury, London, England.

Christening found on IGI.
1838 Possible Marriage GRO J1838 MAYERSBACH Caroline Lambeth 302
  F viii Selina Mayersbach was born on 22 Jun 1822. She died in 1900.
  F ix Ann Mayersbach was christened on 14 Sep 1826 in St Leonard, Shoreditch, London, England.

Christening found on IGI.
Married to Alfred Hobbs
Children (Source 1881 Census)
Alfred Hobbs
Edwin James Hobbs
Emily Sarah Hobbs
Sarah A Hobbs
  F x Eliza Mayersback was christened on 27 Jun 1832 in St Mary Magdalene, Bermondsey, London, England.

Found on IGI.
  F xi Frances Mayersback was christened on 27 Jun 1832 in St Mary Magdalene, Bermondsey, London, England.

Christening found on IGI.
  F xii Anne Mayersbach was christened on 27 Jun 1832 in St Mary Magdalene, Bermondsey, London, England.

Christening found on IGI.
  M xiii Frederick Mayersbach was born about 1837 in Walworth, Surrey, England.

1881 Census
Married Eliza Llewellen on 17/9/1857 at St Mary Haggerston, Shoreditch.
Children
Charles Philip Mayersbach
Eliza Clara Mayersbach
Emily Edith Mayersbach
Frank Charles Mayersbach
Frederick Llewellen Mayersbach
Lewis Strachan Mayersbach
Walter von Mayersbach
Walter von Mayersbach
Source: GRO

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