Heslington Genealogy


William Ashby [Parents] was christened on 13 Nov 1836 in Yalding, Kent, England. He married Sarah Hentan Jul - Aug 1856 in Yalding, Kent, England.

Christening recorded in Yalding Parish Register

On the 1841 census, William (aged 30) is an agricultural labourer living at Pike Fish, Yalding with his wife Mary (25) and children, William (4) and twins John (1) and Mary (1). [HO107/464/8/7/5]

On the 1851 census, their children, William (aged 13) an agricultural labourer and Mary A (11) a scholar both born Yalding are living at Crow Plain, Yalding with their widowed grandfather, Thomas Middleton (50) a fruiterer and his unmarried children, John Middleton (21) a carrier, Sarah A (22) and Thomas (19) a painter all born Yalding. [HO107/1616/74/1 &75/2] [parents William & Mary not found]

On the 1871 census, William (aged 34) born Yalding a sheep gate hurdle maker is living at Brods Row, Yalding with his wife Sarah (33) born Yalding and their son, Richard (9) and Ellen (6) born Yalding plus a boarder Susannah Rudge (13). [RG10/937/67/18]

On the 1881 census, William (aged 45) born Yalding a carpenter and grocer is living at Wolsey Cottages, Yalding with his wife Sarah (43) born Yalding and their son, Richard (19) a carpenter and Ellen (16) born Yalding. [RG11/924/27/6]

On the 1891 census, William (aged 55) born Yalding a carpenter and grocer is living at Wolsey Place, Yalding with his wife Sarah (53) born Yalding. [RG12/684/31/9]

On the 1901 census, William (aged 64) born Yalding a carpenter is living at Wolsey Place, Yalding with his wife Sarah (62) born Yalding. [RG13/761/44/16]

Sarah Hentan was born about 1837 in Yalding, Kent, England. She married William Ashby Jul - Aug 1856 in Yalding, Kent, England.

They had the following children:

  M i Richard Ashby was born in 1862 in Yalding, Kent, England.

1871 Census: Brods Row, Yalding: 9 year old son of a Sheep's Gate Hurdle Maker, born in Yalding.
  F ii Ellen Ashby was christened on 7 Aug 1864 in Yalding, Kent, England.

Christening recorded in Yalding Parish Register.
1871 Census: Brods Row, Yalding: 6 year old daugter of a Sheep's Gate Hurdle Maker, born in Yalding.

William Ashby [Parents] was born in 1845 in Lamberhurst, Kent, England. He died on 23 Oct 1909 in South Croydon, London, England. He married Mary Ann Townley on 12 Nov 1866 in Tonbridge, Kent, England.

1851 Samuel aged 52 at Brick Kiln Lamberhurst with Esther 45 and Caroline 12, Naomi 8 , William 6, Isaac 4 + gran daur Mary Ann 3 born Ticehurst.

Mary Ann Townley was born in 1847 in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England. She died on 13 Sep 1896 in Croydon, Surrey, England. She married William Ashby on 12 Nov 1866 in Tonbridge, Kent, England.

Father: William Townley.


Francis Hatswell was born in Washfield, Devon, England. He died in , London, England. He married Harriet Marshall Oct - Nov 1851 in Collumpton, Devon, England.

Occupation: Baker
Marriages Dec 1851 Hatswell Francis Tiverton 10 405 Marshall Harriett Tiverton 10 405

Harriet Marshall [Parents] was born in 1829 in Collumpton, Devon, England. She died in , London, England. She married Francis Hatswell Oct - Nov 1851 in Collumpton, Devon, England.

1851 Census: Fore Street, Collumpton, Devon: Baker's assistant.
Marriages Dec 1851 Hatswell Francis Tiverton 10 405 Marshall Harriett Tiverton 10 405


John Baker.John married Elizabeth Marshall.

Elizabeth Marshall [Parents] was born in 1827 in Collumpton, Devon, England. She died in , London, England. She married John Baker.


Thomas Marshall [Parents] was born in 1821 in Collumpton, Devon, England. He died in , London, England. He married Fanny.

Fanny.Fanny married Thomas Marshall.


George Morris was born in 1824 in Great Holland, Essex, England. He died Jan - Feb 1889 in Colchester, Essex, England. He married Mary.

Other marriages:
Bird, Eleanor
Cadman, Laura Ann

GRO Marriage 4q 1856 Colchester 4a 469 to Eleanor Bird
1871 Census: 16 Trinity Street, Colchester, Essex: 46 year old married Head of Household, a Groom born Great Holland, Essex.
GRO Marriages 2q 1873 Colchester 4a 406 to Laura Cadman
1881 Census: 3 Eld Lane, Colchester, Essex: 57 year old married Head of Household, a Groom born Great Holland.
GRO Deaths 1q 1889 Colchester 4a 270

Mary died Poss from Jan to Mar 1851 in Colchester, Essex, England. She married George Morris.

Possible Deaths Mar 1851 Morris Mary Colchester 12 _5

They had the following children:

  M i William George Morris was born on 9 Dec 1847. He died on 27 Oct 1897.
  M ii John Morris was born Apr - May 1848 in Wormingford, Essex, England.

GRO Births Jun 1848 Morris John Lexden 12 138
Conflict: Birth date is too close to previous child's birth. May not be correct registration record.
1871 Census: 16 Trinity Street, Colchester, Essex: 22 year old unmarried Son, a Cab Driver born Wormingford.

George Ashby [Parents] was christened on 18 Oct 1829 in Lamberhurst, Kent, England. He died on 9 Jan 1909 in East Peckham, London, England. He married Mary Burr on 3 Sep 1860 in Maidstone, Kent, England.

Christening extracted to IGI
1841 census: George 12 years old
Died aged 79 years

Mary Burr was born about 1819 in Marden, Kent, England. She died on 14 Mar 1895 in East Peckham, London, England. She married George Ashby on 3 Sep 1860 in Maidstone, Kent, England.


Jack Taylor.Jack married Elizabeth Lindsay.

Elizabeth Lindsay [Parents].Elizabeth married Jack Taylor.


Robert McDonald Lindsay was born in 1827 in Fife, Scotland.

Other marriages:
, Christiana
Beney, Caroline

GRO Marriages Mar 1878 BENEY Caroline Lewes 2b 239 Lindsay Robert Lewes 2b 239

He had the following children:

  M i Charles Lindsay.
  F ii Sophia Lindsay.

Isaac Seaborn was christened on 20 Mar 1831 in Boxted, Essex, England. He died Jan - Feb 1868 in Boxted, Essex, England. He married Eliza Kettle Jan - Feb 1853 in Boxted, Essex, England.

Christening submitted to IGI. Parents: Enoch Seaborn and Maria
GRO Marriages Mar 1853 KETTLE Eliza Lexden 4a 265 SEABORN Isaac Lexden 4a 265
GRO Deaths Mar 1868 S 4a 177

Eliza Kettle [Parents] was christened on 12 Aug 1832 in Mile End,Essex,England. She married Isaac Seaborn Jan - Feb 1853 in Boxted, Essex, England.

GRO Marriages Mar 1853 KETTLE Eliza Lexden 4a 265 SEABORN Isaac Lexden 4a 265
1861 Census: Boxted, Essex: 28 year old Head of Household, a Drover's Wife, born Myland, Essex.
1871 Census: Boxted, Essex: 39 year old Mother, a Widow of a Drover, born Myland, Essex
1881 Census: Straight Road, Boxted, Essex: 49 year old Widow, Head of Household, formerly a Charwoman, born Myland, Essex.

They had the following children:

  M i Frederick Seaborn was born Jan - Feb 1853 in Boxted, Essex, England.

GRO Births Mar Qtr 1853 Seaborn Frederick Lexden 4a 253
1861 Census: Boxted, Essex: 8 year old son of a Drover's Wife, born Boxted, Essex.
1871 Census: Boxted, Essex: 18 year old Son, of a Drover's Widow, unemployed, suffering from moral insanity, born Myland, Essex
1881 Census: Straight Road, Boxted, Essex: 28 year old unmarried Son, an Agricultural Labourer, born Boxted, Essex.
  F ii Susannah Seaborn was born on 10 Sep 1854 in Boxted, Essex, England.

GRO Births Sep Qtr 1854 Seaborn Susannah Lexden 4a 227
  F iii Eliza Seaborn was born about 1857 in Boxted, Essex, England.

1861 Census: Boxted, Essex: 4 year old daughter of a Drover's Wife, born Boxted, Essex.
  M iv Charles Seaborn was born about 1859 in Boxted, Essex, England.

1861 Census: Boxted, Essex: 2 year old son of a Drover's Wife, born Boxted, Essex.
1871 Census: Boxted, Essex: 12 year old Son of a Drover's Widow, a Farmer's Boy, born Myland, Essex
1881 Census: 8 Lancaster Mews, Paddington, Middx: 23 year old unmaried Groom, born Boxted, Essex
  F v Maria Seaborn was born Jan - Feb 1861 in Boxted, Essex, England.

GRO Births Mar Qtr 1861 Seaborn Maria Lexden 4a 276
1861 Census: Boxted, Essex: 3 month old daughter of a Drover's Wife, born Boxted, Essex.
1871 Census: Boxted, Essex: 10 year old daughter of a Drover's Widow, born Myland, Essex
  M vi Isaac Seaborn was born about 1863 in Lexden, Essex, England.

Steward for the Nizam of Hyderabad in India
1871 Census: Boxted, Essex: 8 year old Son of a Drover's Widow, born Myland, Essex
1881 Census: 9 Portland Square, Marylebone, London: 17 year old Under Footman at the Rectory, born Boxted, Essex
Married Hilda Mary Ulitt and had 6 children.
  M vii William Seaborn was born Apr - May 1866 in Lexden, Essex, England.

GRO Births Jun Qtr 1866 SEABORN William Lexden 4a 319
1871 Census: Boxted, Essex: 6 year old Son, of a Drover's Widow, born Myland, Essex
  F viii Charlotte Seaborn was born Apr - May 1867 in Lexden, Essex, England.

GRO Births Jun Qtr 1867 Seaborn Charlotte Lexden 4a 312
1871 Census: Boxted, Essex: 3 year old daughter of a Drover's Widow, born Myland, Essex
1881 Census: Straight Road, Boxted, Essex: 13 year old daughter, a Letter Carrier, born Boxted, Essex.

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