Heslington Genealogy


James Kettle [Parents] was christened on 25 May 1800 in St Michael, Mile End, Essex, England. He died on 9 Nov 1882 in Colchester, Essex, England. He married Sarah Ann Clark on 23 Jul 1826 in St.Mary -at-the-Wall, Colchester, Essex, England.

Agricultural labourer in 1851 & 1881.
Buried with wife Sarah. Died aged 82 years.

Sarah Ann Clark [Parents] was christened on 7 Jun 1801 in Little Horkesley, Essex, England. She died on 21 Feb 1889 in Mile End, Essex, England. She was buried on 3 Mar 1889 in St.Michael's Churchyard, Mile End, Essex, England. She married James Kettle on 23 Jul 1826 in St.Mary -at-the-Wall, Colchester, Essex, England.

Buried with husband James. Died aged 80(?) years.

They had the following children:

  M i James Kettle was christened on 11 May 1828. He died on 20 Jan 1913.
  F ii Sarah Ann Kettle was christened on 25 Jul 1830.
  M iii Robert Kettle was christened on 19 Jun 1830/1831 in St Michael, Mile End, Colchester, Essex, England.

1841Census: Mile End Hall, Mile End, Essex
  M iv David Kettle was christened on 17 May 1833 in St Michael, Mile End, Colchester, Essex, England.

1841Census: Mile End Hall, Mile End, Essex
  M v Joseph Kettle was born on 16 Mar 1834 in Mile End, Colchester, Essex, England. He died on 19 May 1835 in Mile End, Colchester, Essex, England.

Died aged 6 months - this fact does not agree with parish records
  F vi Susannah Kettle was born on 17 Jan 1836 in Mile End, Colchester, Essex, England. She was christened on 15 May 1836 in St Michael, Mile End, Essex, England.

1851 Census: Pond Field, Mile End. Occupation: Tailoress
  F vii Amy Kettle was born on 14 Aug 1840 in Mile End,Essex,England. She was christened on 1 Nov 1840 in St Michael, Mile End, Colchester, Essex, England. She was buried on 20 Feb 1852 in St.Michael's Churchyard,Mile End,Essex.

GRO: Sept Qtr 1840 Colchester XII 61
  F viii Ann Kettle was born about 1840 in Mile End, Colchester, Essex, England.

Scholar in 1851. Also known as "Anna"

Samuel Daniel [Parents] was born in 1833 in Lambeth, London, England. He married Sarah.

Found as beneficiary in his sister's will.
1871 Census: RG10/281 ff45: 105 St Peter Street, Islington: 40 year old Married Head of Household, a Packer at Brush Makers born Lambeth, Surrey.
1881 Census: 10 Parfitt Road, Rotherhithe. Head of Household age 48 born Lambeth: Ham and Beef Dealer

Sarah was born in 1836 in Holborn, Middlesex, England. She married Samuel Daniel.

They had the following children:

  F i Sarah Daniel was born in 1864 in Clerkenwell, London. England.

1871 Census: 105 St Peter Street, Islington: 7 year old daughter of a Packer at Brush Makers born Bloomsbury.
1881 Census, 10 Parfitt Road, Rotherhithe. 17 year old daughter, servant
  M ii George Daniel was born in 1867 in Clerkenwell, London. England.

1881 Census, 10 Parfitt Road, Rotherhithe. 14 year old son, errand boy
1871 Census: 105 St Peter Street, Islington: 4 year old son of a Packer at Brush Makers born Clerkenwell.
  M iii Alfred Daniel was born in 1871 in Islington. London, England.

1881 Census, 10 Parfitt Road, Rotherhithe. 10 year old son, scholar
1871 Census: 105 St Peter Street, Islington: 2 year old son of a Packer at Brush Makers born Islington.
  M iv Thomas Daniel was born in 1873 in Islington, London, England.

1881 Census, 10 Parfitt Road, Rotherhithe. 8 year old son, scholar

Thomas Ashby [Parents] was christened on 8 Oct 1727 in Mayfield, Sussex, England. He married Susannah Dale on 15 Apr 1754 in Mayfield, Sussex, England.

Christening submitted to IGI.

Susannah Dale was born about 1730. She married Thomas Ashby on 15 Apr 1754 in Mayfield, Sussex, England.

Marriage record: Thomas (bachelor of Mayfield) signed his name and Susannah (spinster of Mayfield) made her mark. Witnesses John Snelling and Reuben Ashby (presumably his father). By banns.

Searched Mayfield parish register for Susannah's christening:
Recorded a chr: Susannah Day 8 March 1734 daughter of Richard and Martha Day. Very possible.

They had the following children:

  F i Mary Ashby was christened on 22 Apr 1754.
  M ii Thomas Ashby was christened on 5 Mar 1755. He died on 8 Jul 1836.
  F iii Ann Ashby was christened on 15 Aug 1756 in Mayfield, Sussex, England.

Christening submitted to IGI
Ann married John Austen on 18 Nov 1778 in Mayfield
  M iv Richard Ashby was christened on 27 Nov 1757 in Mayfield, Sussex, England.

Christening submitted to IGI
  M v James Ashby was christened on 9 Dec 1760. He died in 1833.
  F vi Hannah Ashby was christened on 1 Mar 1762 in Mayfield, Sussex, England.

Christening recorded in Mayfield parish register. FHL Film1067249
  M vii Thomas Ashby was christened on 30 Jan 1763 in Mayfield, Sussex, England.

Christening recorded in Mayfield parish register. FHL Film1067249

John Rabbich [Parents] was christened on 21 Jun 1807 in Yealmpton, Devon, England. He married Harriet Batstone.

1851 Census: Old Exeter Street, Newton Abbott; 45 year old married Head of Household, a Shoemaker

Harriet Batstone was born in 1801 in Dawlish, Devon, England. She married John Rabbich.


George Heslington [Parents] was christened on 19 Mar 1837 in Thornborough, Yorkshire, England. He was buried on 22 May 1881 in Belmont, Co. Durham, England. He married Sarah.

1841 Census: Thornborough,West Tanfield age 5 born in Yorkshire
1851 Census-Bishop Auckland, 14 year old Visitor to his Uncle John Waggit
1861 Census: Redworth House, Redworth, Co. Durham: 25 year old unmarried Servant, a Groom, born Tanfield, Yorkshire.
1881 Census: 205 Gilesgate, St Giles, Co.Durham, 44 year old Head of Household, a Coal Miner born Thornbrough, Yorkshire.
Also living with the family during this census night is: Elizabeth HESLOP, 41 year old widowed Aunt, a Char woman born Arthington, Cumberland, England [Durham]

Sarah [Parents] was born about 1851 in Liverpool, Lancashire, England. She married George Heslington.

1881 Census: 205 Gilesgate, St Giles, Co.Durham, Miner, Age 44- Film No. M54-18 [Durham]
George HESLINGTON M 44 M Thornbrough, York, England Head Occ: Coal Miner
Sarah HESLINGTON M 30 F Liverpool, Lancashire, England Wife Coal Miner Wife
George M. HESLINGTON 6 M Durham, Durham, England Son Occ: Scholar
Frederick HESLINGTON 2 M Durham, Durham, England Son

They had the following children:

  M i George Ingram Heslington was born Jul - Aug 1874 in Thornbrough, Yorkshire, England.

1881 Census: 205 Gilesgate, St Giles, Co.Durham: George M. HESLINGTON, 6 year old son of a coal miner. a scholar born Durham.
  M ii Frederick Heslington was born about 1878 in Durham, Co. Durham, England.

1881 Census-Co. Durham-Age 2- Living At St. Giles-Born Durham

William Ferguson.William married Mary Jane Heslington Oct - Nov 1888 in Durham, Co. Durham, England.

Mary Jane Heslington [Parents] was born about 1865 in Belmont, Durham, England. She married William Ferguson Oct - Nov 1888 in Durham, Co. Durham, England.

1871-Census-Belmont-Lived At 88 Adolphus Place-Age 5
1881 Census-Co. Durham-Lived At 13 Cross Row, Chilton, Occupation: servant. Age 15
She was a spinster when she had Alfred, she later married someone surnamed Ferguson

They had the following children:

  M i Alfred Heslington was born in 1885 in Cornforth, Co. Durham, England.

1901 Census: 19 Bow Window Road, Cornforth, Co. Durham: 16 year old grandson. Occupation Miner, driver, underground.
  M ii Richard Ferguson was born in 1898 in Cornforth, Co. Durham, England.

1901 Census: 19 Bow Window Road, Cornforth, Co. Durham: 3 year old grandson

Thomas Heslington [Parents] was christened on 25 Feb 1803 in Nosterfield, West Tanfield, Yorkshire, England. He died on 17 Mar 1883 in Butterknowle, Co.Durham, England. He married Jane Ingram on 28 Jul 1823 in West Tanfield, Yorkshire, England.

Occupation in 1823 Baines Directory of Professioons and Trades for Thornborough: yeoman
Occupation in 1824: farmer
Occupation in 1840 White's Directory of Professions and Trades for West Tanfield: Beer House Keeper.
1841 Census: West Tanfield: 38 year old Publican born in Yorkshire
1851 Census: 138 Newgate Street, Bishop Auckland, a Miner lodger. Widower age 47.
1861 Census: Bishop Auckland, Durham, Miner lodging At 101 Claypath [Widower]-Age 57 with nephew James.
1881 Census: 175 Dike Street, St Giles, Durham: Uncle aged 80 Widower, annuitant.

Jane Ingram [Parents] was christened on 1 Feb 1804 in Thornborough, Yorkshire, England. She died on 7 Sep 1845 in Bishop Auckland, Co.Durham, England. She married Thomas Heslington on 28 Jul 1823 in West Tanfield, Yorkshire, England.

Father: William Ingram

They had the following children:

  M i James Heslington was christened on 31 Dec 1824. He died on 19 Aug 1898.
  M ii Parker Duffield Heslington was christened on 7 Jan 1826. He died on 24 Dec 1909.
  F iii Elizabeth Heslington was christened on 7 Jun 1829. She was buried on 21 Nov 1869.
  M iv Richard Heslington was christened on 14 May 1834. He died on 6 Feb 1907.
  M v George Heslington was christened on 12 Dec 1835 in Thornborough, North Yorkshire, England. He was buried on 14 Dec 1835 in Thornborough, Yorkshire, England.
  M vi George Heslington was christened on 19 Mar 1837. He was buried on 22 May 1881.
  M vii Alfred Heslington was christened on 2 Jun 1839 in Thornborough, North Yorkshire, England. He died in 1865 in Rotherham, Co Durham, England.

1841 Census: Thornborough,West Tanfield age 3 born in Yorkshire
  M viii Edwin Heslington was christened on 6 Jun 1841. He died Jul - Aug 1869.
  M ix Ingram Heslington was born in Dec 1844 in Thornborough, Yorkshire, England. He was christened on 19 Jan 1845 in West Tanfield, Yorkshire, England. He was buried on 2 Mar 1846 in Bishop Auckland,Co Durham, England.

James Kettle [Parents] was christened on 11 May 1828 in St Michael, Mile End, Essex, England. He died on 20 Jan 1913 in Mile End,Essex,England. He was buried on 26 Jan 1913 in St.Michael's Churchyard,Mile End,Essex. He married Mary Ann Hales on 10 Sep 1867 in Congregational Church,Lion Walk,Colchester,Essex,England.

Other marriages:
Hearn, Sarah

Army pensioner in 1870.
Pensioner in 1881.
Buried with wife Mary Ann.
Died "in his 85th year"...a "crimean veteran". Tombstone reads 'Crimean Veteran'
Myland Burial Register - no.534,1913,January 26-James Kettle of 48 Myland Street ages 84 years.
Report of his death in 'The Essex County Standard' and his funeral in 'The Gazette' January 29,1913.l
1871 Census RG10/1686: Mile End Road: 43 year old Head of Household, a Gardener and Bu....? born Colchester.
1881 and 1891 Census- at Mile End, Essex with wife,Mary Ann and his children

"The Gazettte" Wednesday January 29,1913 COLCHESTER
'CRIMEAN VETERAN'S FUNERAL' - On Sunday afternoon Jan.26th,at Myland Parish,the funeral took place of ex-Sergeant-Major Kettel R.A.,an account of whose death appeared in a previous issue of the Essex County
Standard.The coffin was borne on a gun-carriage manned by the 25th Battery R.F.A.,and six sergeants acted as pall bearers.The band of the 1st Battalion,the Rifle Brigade was in attendance and played the Dead March in Saul.At the church the Rev.H.S.Srevens,Rector,officiated,and members of the choir were present."Now the labourers task is o'er" was sung and tat the graveside "Abide with me".A large number of perople,estimated at about 2000 witnessed the funeral.- the chief mourners were Mrs.Kettle(widow),Mr.D.Kettle(son),Mr and Mrs Long(daughter and son-in-law),Miss B.Kettle and Miss S.Kettle(daughters),Mrs.J.Hales,Miss G.hales(sisters-in-law),Mr.W.Hales,Mr.S.Hales(nephews),Mr.H.Hales,Mr.Chatfield,Miss Chatfield,Mrs.Tipper and Mr.Chatfield,jnr.,Dr.Whitby was also present.-Messrs.S.Bond and Son were the undertakers.

"The Essex County Standard" COLCHESTER
'DEATH OF CRIMEAN VETERAN - The death accured at midnight,January 20,of ex-Sergt.-Major Kettle,who served in the Crimea.Deceased resided in Myland and was in his 85th year.He served in the Royal Artillery and has a fine military record.He had been in receipt of a pension for about forty years.The funeral will take place on Sunday afternoon at Myland church and it is ubderstood that military honours will be accorded.

"The Essex County Telegraph" Saturday January 2t,1913.
'CRIMEA VETERANS DEAD'
Ex-Seargt-Major Kettle,a Crimean veteran,who resided in Myland,Colchester,died at midnighton Monday in his 85th year.The deceased,who had a fine military record, served in the Royal Artileery and has been in receipt of a pension for about 40 years.

Mary Ann Hales [Parents] was born about 1838 in Colchester,Essex,England. She died on 1 Dec 1913 in Mile End,Essex,England. She was buried on 4 Dec 1913 in St.Michael's Churchyard,Mile End,Essex. She married James Kettle on 10 Sep 1867 in Congregational Church,Lion Walk,Colchester,Essex,England.

1871 Census: RG10/1686: 33 year old wife of a Gardener and B..? Born Colchester.
Myland Burial Register - no.554:1913,December 4.Mary Ann Kettle of 48 Myland Street aged 75 years.

Report of her funeral in 'The Essex County Telegraph' Dec 6,1913 and 'The Gazette' Dec 10,1913
"The Essex County Telegraph" December 6,1913. MYLAND
DEATH AND FUNERAL OF MRS.KETTLE - The funeral of Mrs.Kettle(wife of a crimean veteran who predeceased her about a year ago) took place onThursday at Myland.Deceased,who died on Monday,was in her 76th year, she was the daughter of Wm.Isaac Hales,farmer,Myland.The service was conducted by the Rev.H.Smeaton Stevens and there was a large number of deceased friends at the ante-graveside service held in the parish church.The chief mourners were - Mr.Wm.Kettle(son),Mrs.Long(daughter),Misses B.Kettle and B.
Kettle(daughters) Mr.F.Long(son-in-law).Mr.J.Hales(sister-in-law,Mrs.G>Hales(sister-in-law),Mrs.W.Hales (nephew),Mrs.H.Hales(neice),Mr and Mrs Chatfield,Mr.Surridge(solicitor,Coggeshall) and Dr.Whitby - Floral tributes were sent from Annie and Fred,Beatrice,Sarah,Emily and Lizzie,J.P.Hales and family,Mr.G.Hales and family,A.E.Howson,Mr and Mrs Chatfield,G.N.Brooks and Mrs.Cole.Bomd and Son,North Hill,Colchester - Undertakers.

"The Gazette" Wednesday,December 10.1913. MYLAND
DEATH OF MRS.KETTLE - The death occured on Monday December 1, at Myland of a well known resident,in the person of Mrs.Mary Ann Kettle,of Laurel Cottage,widow of a crimean veteran.The funeral took place on Thursday ,deceased being interred in Myland Churchyard - same information re the mourners and floral tributes.

Buried with husband James.

They had the following children:

  F i Anna Kettle was born on 27 Apr 1870 in Mile End, Essex, England. She was christened on 9 Oct 1870 in St Michael, Mile End, Colchester, Essex, England.

Birth entry - RGO 1870 June Q Colchester 4a 307. Born at High Road,Mile End, father James Kettle market gardener; mother Mary Ann Hales. Informant was the mother Mary Ann Kettle (she signed her name)
1871 Census: RG10/1686: 11 month old daughter of a Gardener and B..? Born Mile End
Scholar in 1881.
Alive 1913 (parent's funerals)
  M ii William Isaac Hales Kettle was born Jan - Feb 1871 in Mile End,Essex,England. He died on 11 Mar 1934 in Severall's Hospital, Mile End, Essex, England. He was buried on 17 Mar 1934 in St.Michael's Churchyard, Mile End, Essex. William was baptized on 11 Aug 1872 in St.Michael's, Mile End, Essex, England. He was baptized on 11 Aug 1872 in St.Michael's, Mile End, Essex, England.

GRO Births Mar Qtr 1871 Colchester 4a 328
1881 and 1892 Census-living with his parents and siblings at Mile End,Essex
Buriel entry-Myland Church Register - no.254,1934,March 17 aged 62 years.
  F iii Susannah Eleanor Kettle was christened on 20 Sep 1874 in St Michael, Mile End, Colchester, Essex, England. She died on 29 Nov 1918 in Brentwood,Essex,England. She was buried on 7 Dec 1918 in St.Michael's Churchyard,Mile End,Essex.

Birth entry - RGO Mar Q Colchester 4a 328
Death entry - Myland Church Register-no.650,1918,December 7,aged 44
  M iv Robert Kettle was born Jul - Aug 1876 in Mile End, Colchester, Essex, England. He was buried on 17 Oct 1897 in Mile End Churchyard, Essex, England.

GRO Birth Sep Qtr 1876 Colchester 4a 350
1881 and 1891 Census was with his parents and siblings at Mile End,Essex. Scholar in 1881.
Myland Burial Register:1897,October 17 - aged 21,of Myland
  F v Beatrice Maria Kettle was christened on 12 Oct 1879 in St Michael, Mile End, Colchester, Essex, England.

Birth entry - RGO June Q Colchester 4a 396
1881 and 1891 Census-living with her parents and siblings at Mile End,Essex
Alive 1913 at her parents funerals

Edwin Heslington [Parents] was christened on 6 Jun 1841 in Thornborough, North Yorkshire, England. He died Jul - Aug 1869 in Durham, Co Durham, England. He married Phillis Ann Hedley on 22 Apr 1867 in St. Ann Chapel of Ease, Parish St. Andrews, Auckland.

1841 Census: Thornborough,West Tanfield age 1 born in Yorkshire
1851 Census-B. Auckland-Miner-Lodging At 138 Newgate St.- Age 9-Born West Tanfield

Phillis Ann Hedley [Parents] was born in 1850 in Chichester, Sussex, England. She died on 26 Dec 1926 in Durham, England. She married Edwin Heslington on 22 Apr 1867 in St. Ann Chapel of Ease, Parish St. Andrews, Auckland.

1871 Census: Love Street, New Durham, Co. Durham: Ann Heslington, 22 year old Widow, a Hawker, born Chichester, Sussex
Phillis married secondly, Robert Wilson in 1878.

They had the following children:

  M i Albert Heslington was born Jan - Feb 1868 in Shildon, Co. Durham, England. He died Apr - May 1883 in Durham, Co. Durham, England.

Birth GRO: 1q 1868, Auckland 10a 213
Death GRO: 2q 1883 Durham 10a 219
1871 Census: Love Street, New Durham, Co. Durham: Alfred Heslington, 3 year old Son of a widowed Hawker, born Shildon, Co. Durham.
Died aged 15 in a mining disaster. He is also buried at Redhills Cemetery and lived with Phillis and 2nd husband Robert Wilson as their "son".
  F ii Jane Ann Heslington was born Apr - May 1870 in New Durham, Co Durham, England.

Birth GRO: 2q 1870 Durham 10a 411
1871 Census: Love Street, New Durham, Co. Durham: 1 year old daughter of a widowed Hawker, born New Durham, Co. Durham.
1881 Census: 2 Love Street, St Giles, Durham: Grand daughter aged 10 of Phillis A Hedley and her uncle, Albert E Hedley, a Scholar born New Durham, Co. Durham. RG114961 / 78
Possible marriage: 3q 1889 Durham: 10a 463 or 4q 1892 Lanchester 10a 483

Robert Hedley was born about 1811 in Alnwick, Northumberland, England. He died Jul - Aug 1880 in Durham, Co. Durham, England. He married Phillis A.

1871 Census: Love Street, New Durham, Co. Durham: 60 year old Father, a Labourer, born Alnwick, Northumberland.
Deaths Sep 1880 HEDLEY Robert aged 70 Durham 10a 226

Phillis A was born in 1815 in Bath, Somerset, England. She married Robert Hedley.

1871 Census: Love Street, New Durham, Co. Durham: Ann Hedley, 50 year old Mother, wife of a Labourer, born Bath, Somerset..
1881 Census: 2 Love Street, St Giles, Durham: Head of household, age 66 widow.

They had the following children:

  F i Phillis Ann Hedley was born in 1850. She died on 26 Dec 1926.
  M ii Albert E. Hedley was born in 1865 in York, England.

1871 Census: Love Street, New Durham, Co. Durham: 8 year old Son, a Scholar, born York, Yorkshire.
1881 Census: 2 Love Street, St Giles, Durham: Son aged 16 Printer Compositor.

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