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John Reed (1811-1884)

Oldest child of John Reed and Ann Falkit

John Reed was born in 1811 in Chichester, Sussex. He married Frances IFIELD on 1 January 1843 in Chichester. Frances, daughter of Charles IFIELD, was born in 1813 in Chichester. She died in 1867 in Chichester. John died in the spring of 1884 in Chichester. He was a journeyman like his father.

Frances and John REED had the following children:

William REED was baptised on 27 October 1844 in Chichester. He married Susannah MARTELL, daughter of Margaret UNKNOWN (1806- ), who was born in 1845 in Southampton, Hampshire. She died before 1911.  William was a grocer. Susannah MARTELL and William REED had the following children:

i. Horace William REED was born in 1876 in Portsea, Hampshire. He married Elizabeth WREN in 1900 in Southampton, Hampshire. Elizabeth WREN, daughter of Caroline UNKNOWN (1840- ), died before March 1901.
Elizabeth and Horace William REED had the following child:
a. Elizabeth A REED (1901- was born in 1901 in Southampton.
ii. Herbert Martell REED was born in 1878 in Portsea. He married Lilia May [Unknown] in 1906. Lilia May was born in 1882 in Southampton.
iii. Ernest J REED was born in 1880 in Portsea.
iv. Ethel M REED (1882- ) was born in 1882 in Landport, Hampshire.
v. Isabel Fanny REED (1884- ) was born in 1884 in Landport.

Charles John REED (1846-1846) was born in 1846 in Chichester.  He was buried on 3 May 1846 in Chichester.

George REED (1847- ) was baptised on 12 November 1847 in Chichester.

Sarah Fanny REED was baptised on 16 February 1851 in Chichester. Sarah was a schoolteacher. In 1871, she is at Training College, Ditchling Road in Steyning. By 1881, she is living at 15 North “Road” with her father and described as a schoolmistress. In 1891, she is living at North Road and described as a Headmistress of Public School. In 1901, she is living at 17 Northgate described as Schoolmistress. n 1909, she appears in Kelly’s Directory: Central, Northgate (infants), built in 1837, for 157 children; average attendance, about 147; Miss Sarah Fanny Reed, mistress. In 1911, she is living at 17 Orchard Street Chichester and described as Head Teacher for the County Council.

NOTE: The Central Girls’ School and Central Boys’ School were founded in 1812. The original boys’ school was in New Park Road and the girls’ school in Chapel Street. Today the Central CE Junior School (Aided), is at 7-11, Orchard Street where it has been since 1968.

Eliza and Louisa Reed. Louisa was and a milliner. She was in Chichester in 1851 and then appears in 1881 living at Brooks Cottage in Westbourne, Sussex on the same page as her older sister Eliza.

“The Royal Standard”, Littlehampton

I have been trying to find out whether the Reed/Adams connection may have been earlier than Elizabeth’s marriage to Charles Reed. Both surnames are fairly common in their areas of Hampshire/West Sussex, but they may not even have met until they were both in London and...

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From St Pancras, Chichester to St Pancras, London

Reed, Adams, Budden, Cheeseman, Folkit and variants.   Amy Elizabeth Reed married James Austin Lewcock, son of George and Lucy, in 1896. Although her parents married in Hoxton and she was born in Pancras in London, Amy’s roots were mainly in Hampshire and Sussex....

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Reeds of Chichester

Amy's paternal great grandfather, John Reed, was born c1762. He married Mary Wilson by licence on the 27th July 1783 at St Andrew, Chichester, Sussex. The Deanery of Chichester Marriage Licence from 24 July 1783 states that John had been resident in the parish for...

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Frederick Reed ~ Hairdresser (1816-1896)

Second son of John REED and Ann FALKITFrederick REED, son of John REED and Ann FALKIT, was baptised on the 27th November 1816 in Chichester.He married Harriett who was born in 1816 (approx.). She died in 1877 in Chichester.Frederick was a hairdresser, and later a...

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Dawson “Foakett” (1753-1837)

Amy’s paternal great grandfather This surname is very difficult to research. I have kept the spelling of names as given in the parish registers and other sources.  According to his age at his death, Dawson was born in 1753. He married Mary Atkinson on 8th October 1783...

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Amy’s Maternal Roots

Amy’s mother, Elizabeth Adams, was the daughter of John Adams (1800-1885) and Anne Budden (1803-1878).Elizabeth was baptised on the 25th October 1829 in Chalton where her family was living in 1841, but her place of birth is given as Horndean in 1851, Blendworth in...

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