Heslington Genealogy


Henry Lilley [Parents] was christened on 6 Jan 1791 in Langham, Essex, England. He died before 1871 in Langham, Essex, England. He married Mary Picket on 16 Apr 1814 in Mile End, Colchester, England.

Christening submitted to IGI
1841 Census: Langham, aged 45.
1851 Census: Langham: 56 year old Woodsman, married.

Mary Picket was born about 1800 in Wormingford, Essex, England. She married Henry Lilley on 16 Apr 1814 in Mile End, Colchester, England.

1841 Census: Langham, aged 40.
1851 Census: Langham: 52 year old wife of a Woodsman born Wormingford.

They had the following children:

  F i Jane Lilley was born in 1830.
  M ii Robert Lilley was born about 1832.
  M iii Henry Lilley was born in 1834. He died on 3 Feb 1915.

Abraham Lilley [Parents] was born in 1790 in Langham, Essex, England. He was christened on 22 Jul 1792 in Langham, Essex, England. He died before 1871 in Langham, Essex, England. He married Mary Ann about 1816.

Christening submitted to IGI
1841 Census: Langham, Essex: 45 year old born in County
1851 Census Index: Langham, Essex: 62 year old married Head of Household, Woodsman born in Langham.
1861 Census: 66 Langham Lane, Langham, Essex: 71 year old Garden Labourer, born Langham

Mary Ann was born in 1797 in Great Horkesley, Essex, England. She married Abraham Lilley about 1816.

1841 Census: Langham, Essex: 45 year old
1861Census: 66 Langham Lane, Langham: 60 year old wife born Great Horkesley, Essex.
1871 Census: Horkesley Green: Great Horkesley, Essex: 74 year old Mother (in law) a widow born in Boxted, Essex, living with daughter Harriet Page. Also Mary Ann Lilley a 19 year old servant born Great Horkesley

They had the following children:

  F i Harriet Lilley was christened on 20 Apr 1817.
  F ii Charlotte Lilley was christened on 10 Sep 1819 in Langham, Essex, England.

Christening submitted to IGI
  M iii William Lilley was born on 10 Feb 1824.
  M iv Abraham Lilley was born in 1826 in Boxted, Essex, England.

1841 Census: Langham: 15 year old, Agricultural Labourer
1851 Census: Langham: 24 year old son of Abraham and Sarah born Boxted

William Lilley [Parents] was christened on 31 Jul 1796 in Langham, Essex, England. He died on 9 Jun 1875 in Langham, Essex, England. He married Elizabeth.

Christening submitted to IGI
1851 Census: Langham: 55 year old Woodsman born Langham.
1861 Census: 11 Turnpike Lane, Langham: 63 year old married Head of Household a Wood Ranger born Langham.
1871 Census: Ipswich Road, Langham: 73 year old Head of Household Widower, Farmer of 4 1/2 acres, born Langham

Elizabeth was born in 1796 in Ardleigh, Essex, England. She died before 1871 in Langham, Essex, England. She married William Lilley.

1851 Census: Langham: 55 year old Woodsman born Ardleigh, Essex.
1861 Census: 11 Turnpike Lane, Langham: 63 year old wife of a Wood Ranger, born Ardleigh.
1871 Census: Boxted - running a grocer's shop in Boxted.

They had the following children:

  M i William Lilley was born in 1825 in Ardleigh, Essex, England.

1851 Census: Langham: 25 year old son, a Carpenter
  F ii Emma Lilley was born in 1831 in Ardleigh, Essex, England.

1851 Census: Langham: 19 year old daughter, born Ardleigh.
1861 Census: 11 Turnpike Lane, Langham: 29 year old daughter unmarried, a Dress maker, born Ardleigh.
  F iii Elizabeth Lilley was born in 1832.
  F iv Ellen Lilley was born in 1835 in Ardleigh, Essex, England.

1851 Census: Langham: 19 year old daughter, born Ardleigh.
1861 Census: 11 Turnpike Lane, Langham: 29 year old daughter unmarried, a Dress maker, born Ardleigh.

George Wright.George married Jane Lilley on 11 May 1851 in Langham.

Jane Lilley [Parents] was born in 1830 in Langham, Essex, England. She married George Wright on 11 May 1851 in Langham.

1841 Census: Langham, aged 11.
1851 Census: Langham: 21 year old daughter of a Woodsman


Robert Lilley [Parents] was born about 1832 in Langham, Essex, England. He married Esther Nevard on 3 Jun 1852 in Lexden, Essex, England.

1841 Census: Langham, aged 8.
1851 Census: Langham: 19 year old son of a Woodsman
1861 Census: Boxted: 29 year old Agricultural Labourer
1871 Census: Blakes, Boxted,: Head of household, married aged 39, Agricultural Labourer.
1881 Census: The Strood, Boxted,: 49 year old Head of Household, married, a General Labourer

Esther Nevard was born about 1830 in Boxted, Essex, England. She was buried on 31 Dec 1894 in Boxted, Essex, England. She married Robert Lilley on 3 Jun 1852 in Lexden, Essex, England.

1861 Census: Boxted: 31 year old wife of an Agricultural Labourer born Boxted
1871 Census: Blakes, Boxted,: Wife aged 4. Also John Nevard, a nephew aged 11 born Lee, Kent
1881 Census: The Strood, Boxted,: 50 year old Wife, a needlewoman. Also William Nevard, aged 8, a nephew, born Camberwell Road, Surrey.


Henry Lilley [Parents] was born in 1834 in Langham, Essex, England. He died on 3 Feb 1915 in Langham, Essex, England. He was buried on 9 Feb 1915 in Langham, Essex, England. He married Eleanor Barber on 24 Dec 1858 in Langham, Essex, England.

1841 Census: Langham, aged 6.
1851 Census: Langham: 17 year old son of a Woodsman
1861 Census: School Lane, Langham: 27 year old Bricklayer born Langham.
1881 Census: Crooked Lane, Langham: 46 year old Head of Household, A Grocer and Bricklayer
1891 Census: Crooken Lane: 56 year old Bricklayer born Langham

Eleanor Barber was born in 1836 in St Botolphs, Colchester, Essex, England. She married Henry Lilley on 24 Dec 1858 in Langham, Essex, England.

1861 Census: School Lane, Langham: wife of a Bricklayer born St Botolphs.
1881 Census: Crooked Lane, Langham: 45 year old wife, assistant in shop
1891 Census: Crooken Lane: 53 year old wife of a Bricklayer born St Botolphs.

They had the following children:

  M i Frank Henry Lilley was christened on 29 Mar 1862. He died in 1935.
  F ii Ellen Rebecca Lilley was christened on 29 Mar 1863.
  F iii Florence Lilley was born on 17 Nov 1866. She died before 1871 in Langham, Essex, England.
  M iv Oscar Edwin Lilley was born on 25 Jun 1876. He died on 8 Dec 1939.

John Heslington [Parents] was born on 16 Jan 1843 in Thornborough, Yorkshire, England. He died on 6 Aug 1925 in Helperthorpe, Yorkshire, England. He married Mary Vasey on 21 Apr 1866 in Helperthorpe, Yorkshire, England.

1851 Census: Thornborough, West Tanfield: Son aged 7
1871 Census: Helperthorpe, Yorkshire: Son in law of John Vasey.
1881 Census: Main Street, Luttons Ambo and Helperthorpe, Yorkshire: Ag Lab aged 37 Spon in Law
1891 Census: Helperthorpe, Yorkshire: Head of house, Ag Lab.

Mary Vasey [Parents] was born on 18 Jun 1846 in Helperthorpe, Yorkshire, England. She died on 3 May 1926 in Helperthorpe, Yorkshire, England. She married John Heslington on 21 Apr 1866 in Helperthorpe, Yorkshire, England.

Christening extracted to IGI
1851 Census: Helperthorpe, Yorkshire: 4 year old Daughter of a Farm Labourer, born Helperthorpe, Yorkshire.
1861 Census: Front Street, Helperthorpe, Yorkshire: 14 year old unmarried Daughter of an Agricultural Labourer, born Helperthorpe, Yorkshire.
1871 Census: Helperthorpe, Yorkshire: 24 year old married Daughter of a Farm Labourer, born Helperthorpe, Yorkshire.
1881 Census: Main Street, Luttons Ambo and Helperthorpe, Yorkshire: 34 year old married Daughter, wife of an Agricultural Labourer, born Helperthorpe.
1891 Census: Helperthorpe, Yorkshire:

They had the following children:

  F i Helen Heslington was christened on 6 Feb 1870 in Helperthorpe, Yorkshire, England.

1881 Census: Main Street, Luttons Ambo and Helperthorpe, Yorkshire: Daur aged 11
  F ii Hannah Mary Heslington was christened on 23 Mar 1873 in Helperthorpe, Yorkshire, England.

1881 Census: Main Street, Luttons Ambo and Helperthorpe, Yorkshire: Daur aged 8
  M iii John Heslington was christened on 22 Nov 1874 in Helperthorpe, Yorkshire, England.

1881 Census: Main Street, Luttons Ambo and Helperthorpe, Yorkshire: Son aged 6
  F iv Ellith or Edith Heslington was born in 1878 in Helperthorpe, Yorkshire, England.

1881 Census: Main Street, Luttons Ambo and Helperthorpe, Yorkshire: daughter aged 3
  F v Emily Heslington was born in 1880 in Helperthorpe, Yorkshire, England.

1881 Census: Main Street, Luttons Ambo and Helperthorpe, Yorkshire: daughter aged 1
  F vi Amy Heslington was born before 1891 in Helperthorpe, Yorkshire, England.

1891 Census: Helperthorpe, Yorkshire:
  M vii Thomas Heslington was born before 1891 in Helperthorpe, Yorkshire, England.

1891 Census: Helperthorpe, Yorkshire:

Richard Ashby [Parents] was christened on 2 Apr 1665 in Rotherfield, East Sussex, England. He was buried on 6 Nov 1751 in Mayfield, Sussex, England. He married Mary about 1685 in Mayfield, Sussex, England.

Possibly this Richard who is on manor homage (jury) 1725 to 1736.

Mary was born about 1665. She died in 1745 in Mayfield, Sussex, England. She married Richard Ashby about 1685 in Mayfield, Sussex, England.

They had the following children:

  M i Richard Ashby was christened on 27 Dec 1686 in Mayfield, Sussex, England. He died in 1687 in Mayfield, Sussex, England.

Christening submitted to IGI.
  M ii Richard Ashby was christened on 27 Dec 1689 in Mayfield, Sussex, England. He was buried in Apr 1690 in Mayfield, Sussex, England.
  M iii John Ashby was christened on 25 Sep 1692 in Mayfield, Sussex, England. He was buried on 18 Sep 1768 in Mayfield, Sussex, England.
  M iv Richard Ashby was christened on 1 Dec 1695. He died in 1723.
  M v Reuben Ashby was christened on 6 Nov 1698 in Mayfield, Sussex, England. He died on 21 Jul 1703 in Mayfield, Sussex, England.

Christening and burial submitted to IGI. Forename spelt 'Rubin'
  F vi Mary Ashby was christened on 9 Mar 1700 in Mayfield, Sussex, England. She died in 1708 in Mayfield, Sussex, England.

Christening submitted to IGI.
  M vii Soloman Ashby was born in 1702 in Mayfield, Sussex, England. He died in 1703 in Mayfield, Sussex, England.
  M viii Reuben Ashby was christened on 28 Oct 1703. He was buried on 28 Jan 1784.
  F ix Elizabeth Ashby was christened on 11 Sep 1706 in Mayfield, Sussex, England.

Christening submitted to IGI.

Christening submitted to IGI.
Elizabeth married James Bellingham on 20 Apr 1731 in Mayfield, Sussex.
  F x Mary Ashby was born in 1709 in Mayfield, Sussex, England.

John Smith.John married Elizabeth Lilley on 6 Mar 1855 in Langham, Essex, England.

Elizabeth Lilley [Parents] was born on 31 Dec 1825 in Boxted, Essex, England. She was christened on 19 Mar 1826 in Boxted, Essex, England. She married John Smith on 6 Mar 1855 in Langham, Essex, England.

Christening submitted to IGI


John Warren was born in 1847 in Halstead, Essex, England. He married Harriet Lilley on 31 Jan 1871 in Boxted, Essex, England.

Harriet Lilley [Parents] was born about 1850 in Boxted, Essex, England. She married John Warren on 31 Jan 1871 in Boxted, Essex, England.

Harriet married John Warren born Abt 1847 Halstead, Essex.
1881 Census: Causeway, Great Horkesley, Essex: 31 year old wife born Boxted.

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