William Spray[1]

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  • Name William Spray  [2
    Born 11 Jul 1828  Crowhurst, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 24 Aug 1828  Crowhurst, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 6 Jun 1841  Crowhurst, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    England 
    Residence 6 Jun 1841  Crowhurst, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Rocky Lane 
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Crowhurst, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    England 
    Residence 30 Mar 1851  Crowhurst, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Plough Inn 
    Census 7 Apr 1861  Crowhurst, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    England 
    Occupation 7 Apr 1861  Crowhurst, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Blacksmith 
    Census 1871  Crowhurst, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • married to Caroline Sellens
    Census 1881  Crowhurst, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 1031/40 p12 - 42 Crowhurst St.
    Census 1891  Crowhurst, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • 10 Crowhurst St.
    Registration Between 1 Jul 1915 and 30 Sep 1915  Battle, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Death 
    • Volume 2b, Page 57
    Died 10 Jul 1915  Crowhurst, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 14 Jul 1915  Crowhurst, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Alt. Burial 20 Jul 1915  Crowhurst, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation machinist (1871) 
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    Person ID I56205  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 31 Oct 2014 

    Father William Spray
              b. 12 May 1788, Ninfield, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 30 Jul 1878, Hollington, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Delia Dengate
              b. 5 Nov 1805, Crowhurst, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 4 Mar 1865, Hollington, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 24 Aug 1823  Crowhurst, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Family ID F16748  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Caroline Eldridge
              b. 13 Nov 1828
              d. 10 May 1908, Battle, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Registration Between 1 Oct 1870 and 31 Dec 1870  Battle, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Marriage 
    • Volume 2b, Page 93
    Married 19 Dec 1870  Hollington, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2011 
    Family ID F16752  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Jul 1828 - Crowhurst, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 24 Aug 1828 - Crowhurst, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 6 Jun 1841 - Crowhurst, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Rocky Lane - 6 Jun 1841 - Crowhurst, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 30 Mar 1851 - Crowhurst, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Plough Inn - 30 Mar 1851 - Crowhurst, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 7 Apr 1861 - Crowhurst, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Blacksmith - 7 Apr 1861 - Crowhurst, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Marriage - Between 1 Oct 1870 and 31 Dec 1870 - Battle, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 19 Dec 1870 - Hollington, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1871 - Crowhurst, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1881 - Crowhurst, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1891 - Crowhurst, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Death - Between 1 Jul 1915 and 30 Sep 1915 - Battle, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Jul 1915 - Crowhurst, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 14 Jul 1915 - Crowhurst, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsAlt. Burial - 20 Jul 1915 - Crowhurst, Sussex, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Census
    1841: England Census for Crowhurst, Sussex
    1841: England Census for Crowhurst, Sussex
    HO107 Piece 1105/1 Folio 5 Page 3  

    Dwelling Crowhurst Street 
    Location Crowhurst, Sussex, England 
    Source HO107 Piece 1105/1 Folio 5 Page 3 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    DENGATE James 75 Farmer Sussex 
    DENGATE Sarah 75  Sussex 
    SPRAY Fanny 15  Sussex 
    SPRAY William 12  Sussex 
    ARCHER Jane 20  Sussex 
    1851: England Census for Crowhurst, Sussex
    1851: England Census for Crowhurst, Sussex
    HO107 Piece 1636 Folio 142 Page 1  

    Dwelling Plough Inn 
    Location Crowhurst, Sussex, England 
    Source HO107 Piece 1636 Folio 142 Page 1 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    SPRAY William Head 62 Blacksmith and Inn Keeper Ninfield, Sussex 
    SPRAY Deley Wife 43  Crowhurst, Sussex 
    SPRAY Fanny Daughter 25 Blacksmith's Daughter Crowhurst, Sussex 
    SPRAY Seth Son 24 Blacksmith's Son Crowhurst, Sussex 
    SPRAY William Son 22 Blacksmith's Son Crowhurst, Sussex 
    SPRAY Emily Daughter 12 Blacksmith's Daughter Crowhurst, Sussex 
    SPRAY James Son  10 Blacksmith's Son Crowhurst, Sussex 
    SPRAY Sarah Daughter  Blacksmith's Daughter Crowhurst, Sussex 
    BROCK Samuel Servant 30 Blacksmith's Servant Hooe, Sussex 
    ELDRIDGE Walter Grandson  Blacksmith's Grandson Crowhurst, Sussex 
    1861: England Census for Crowhurst, Sussex
    1861: England Census for Crowhurst, Sussex
    RG9 Piece 563 Folio 82 Page 1  

    Dwelling  
    Location Crowhurst, Sussex, England 
    Source RG9 Piece 563 Folio 82 Page 1 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    SPRAY William Head 72 Blacksmith & Inn Keeper Master Employing 2 Men Ninfield, Sussex 
    SPRAY Deliah Wife 55  Crowhurst, Sussex 
    SPRAY William Son 32 Blacksmith Crowhurst, Sussex 
    SPRAY Sarah Daughter 18 Barmaid Crowhurst, Sussex 
    SPRAY Walter E. Grandson   Crowhurst, Sussex 

  • Notes 
    • From the 1841 England Census for Crowhurst, Sussex (HO107 Piece 1105/1 Folio 5 Page 3) William, 12, was with his grandparents James Dengate, 75, Farmer, and Sarah, 75, at Rocky Lane, Crowhurst, Sussex. With him was his sister Fanny, 15. Also present was Jane Archer, 20, presumably a servant. All were recorded as having been born in Sussex.

      From the 1851 England Census for Crowhurst, Sussex (HO107 Piece 1636 Folio 142 Page 1) William, 22, was with his parents William, 62, Blacksmith & Inn Keeper from Ninfield, Sussex, and Deley, 43, from Crowhurst, Sussex, at the Plough Inn, Crowhurst, Sussex, England. With him were his siblings Fanny, 25, Seth, 24, Emily, 12, James, 10, and Sarah, 7. All the children were recorded as having been born in Crowhurst, Sussex. Also present were Samuel Brock, 30, servant born Hooe, Sussex, and nephew Walter Eldridge, 3, born Crowhurst, Sussex.

      From the 1861 England Census for Crowhurst, Sussex (RG9 Piece 563 Folio 82 Page 1) William, 32, Blacksmith born Crowhurst, Sussex, was with his parents William, 72, Blacksmith & Inn Keeper Master employing 2 men and from Ninfield, Sussex, and Deliah, 55, from Crowhurst, Sussex, in Crowhurst, Sussex, England. With him were his sister Sarah, 18, Barmaid born Crowhurst, Sussex, and nephew Walter E., 14, Scholar born Crowhurst, Sussex.


      Mike Harris notes:

      Memorial inscription reads on one side "In affectionate remembrance of Caroline wife of William Spray (of Crowhurst)
      born 13 November 1828 departed this life May 10th 1908 also of the above William Spray born July 11th 1828 departed this life July 10th 1915 Father in thy gracious keeping leave we now thy servants sleeping"

      St. George's Church, Crowhurst

  • Sources 
    1. [S4517] Mike Harris.

    2. [S6119] Rev Phil Richardson (Reliability: 3), 19 Mar 2011.

    3. [S5657] LDS IGI, LDS IGI, C040912 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S6199] HO107 Piece 1105/1 Folio 5 Page 3, HO107 Piece 1105/1 Folio 5 Page 3 (Reliability: 3), 13 Apr 2011.

    5. [S6202] HO107 Piece 1636 Folio 142 Page 1, HO107 Piece 1636 Folio 142 Page 1 (Reliability: 3), 14 Apr 2011.

    6. [S6203] RG9 Piece 563 Folio 82 Page 1, RG9 Piece 563 Folio 82 Page 1 (Reliability: 3), 14 Apr 2011.

    7. [S1857] Registration of Deaths, (Ancestry.co.uk), Sep 1915, Battle, Sussex, East Sussex, Volume 2b, Page 57 (Reliability: 3), 19 Mar 2011.
      William SPRAY, Age 86 (1829)

    8. [S5661] The Dengate Family History Website, Nathan Dylan Goodwin BA MA, (URL: http://www.dengates.com/).

    9. [S5658] Source, LDS IGI - member submission, batch 6930430 (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S1854] Registration of Marriages, (Ancestry.co.uk), Dec 1870, Battle, Sussex, Volume 2b, Page 93 (Reliability: 3), 11 Apr 2011.
      William SPRAY