When the 1901 census was recorded the family were living at 10 New Street
in Lewes. By the time Mary Ann registered her father's death in May
1905, they had moved to 3 Mount Place, Commercial Square in Lewes.
The 1911 census records the couple and 2 daughters were living at 37
Lancaster Street, Lewes. Charles was then a 48 year old borough
council labourer and Mary Ann was 45. They were said to have been
married for 28 years. Also with the family was 21 year old niece
Annie King and 12 year old boarder Leslie Slade
who was at school.
My Aunt (Vera Knight, nee Tullett)
remembers her Aunt (Emily Tullett, nee Paine) telling
her that she had visited the Shaw family in Lewes in the 1920's and the
household was mainly women.
Charles and Mary Ann had 7 known children:
George Shaw was born on 31 May 1883 and baptised on 1 July 1883 in
Sarah Lucy Shaw was born on 3 August 1884 and baptised on 5 October
1884 in Barcombe. In 1911 Lucy Shaw was an
unmarried 26 year old dressmaker and living at home
Charles Alfred Shaw was baptised on 7 March 1886 in Barcombe.
Alma Frances Shaw was born in Lewes and baptised on 3 June 1888 in
Barcombe. She died aged 5 months and was buried on 29 August 1888 at
St. John sub Castro in Lewes.
Catherine Jessie Shaw was born in the third quarter of 1889 in
Lewes. She married in the fourth quarter of 1908 in the Lewes
Rose Shaw was born in the second quarter of 1892 and baptised on 20
May 1894 in Lewes.
Edith Mabel Shaw was born in the second quarter of 1894 and
baptised on 20 May 1894 in Lewes. In 1911 Mabel Shaw
was a 17 year old daily help and living at home with her parents.
She was most likely to have been
the M. Shaw who registered her grandmother's death in June
1924. She may have died aged 89 years and her death registered as
Edith Mabel Shaw in the fourth quarter of 1983 in the
Brighton registration district, if so, she was born on 20 February 1894.
Laura Setford was born in Plumpton, Sussex and baptised on 10 May
1868 in Chailey.
Laura married John Holder in the first quarter
of 1891 in the Lewes registration district. (Marriage not found in
Barcombe, which is part of the Lewes district.)
John was born about
1860 in Lewes and was the son of John Holder (1833-?) and Lucy
Simmons (1835-?). He died aged 68 years on 20 January 1929 and
was buried in Southover churchyard in Lewes. In 1901 John was a general labourer and the
family were living in the St. John's parish of Lewes.
John and Laura
had 5 known children:
John Thomas Holder was born in 1891 in Lewes. When the 1891
census was recorded he was 1 month old. He and his mother were then
staying with her parents in Barcombe. In 1901 he was 10 years old.
Catherine Lucy Holder was born in the second quarter of 1893 in
Lewes. She was 7 years old at the time of the 1901 census.
James Holder was born in the third quarter of 1895 in Lewes.
He was 5 in 1901.
Alice Mabel Holder
was born on 5 December 1897 at 12 Brook Street, St. John, Lewes.
When she was born her father was a labourer. At the time of the 1901
census she was 3 year old Mable Holder.
Alice married George
Henry Cook in 1920 in Cuckfield, Sussex. He was born in 1893 and
was the son of James Cook (1849-?) and Mary Newnham
(1857-?). (James's mother was
(1822-?), who may have been a descendant of
(1684-1731), who were my 7x Great Grandparents.)
William Wilfred Holder was born in the first quarter of 1900 in
Lewes. He was a year old when the 1901 census was recorded.
Eva Setford was baptised on 27 March 1870 in Streat, Sussex.
Eva married Wallis James King by banns on 6 September 1888 in
Barcombe. He was a 23 year old bachelor and labourer. She was
an 18 year old spinster. They were both of Barcombe. Wallis
made his mark in the register, whilst Eva signed her name. The
witnesses were Thomas Setford and Laura Setford and they
both signed their names.
Wallace James King was baptised on 7
June 1868 in Barcombe and was the son of Joseph King a labourer and
In 1891 Wallis was a smith. In 1896 and 1898 he was a blacksmith.
When the 1901 census was recorded the family were living with Eva's
parents in Barcombe and
Wallace was still a blacksmith. But by 1902 he was a coachman.
Wallis and Eva had 6 known children:
Annie King was baptised on 7 July 1889 in Barcombe. At the
time of 1891 census she was a year old. She was 11 years old when
the 1901 census was recorded and attending school. In 1911 she was
an unmarried 21 year old and living with her Uncle Charles Shaw,
at 37 Lancaster Street in Lewes.
Jessie King was baptised on 3 May 1891 in Barcombe. Her name
was recorded as Eva King in the 1891 census and she was then under
a month old. She together with her elder sister and mother, were
staying with her maternal Grandparents in Barcombe at the time of the 1891
census. In the 1901 census she was 10 year old Jessie King
and she was then attending school.
Eva Catherine King was born in the first quarter of 1893 in
Barcombe. She was 8 years old when the 1901 census was recorded and
attending school. She married William Alfred Jeffrey.
Lois King was baptised on 1 November 1896 in Barcombe and buried
there on 23 October 1897.
Wallis William King was baptised on 2 October 1898 in Barcombe.
He was 2 years old at the time of the 1901 census.
Albert Edward King was baptised on 9 November 1902 in Barcombe.
Harry Setford was baptised on 19 November 1871 in Streat. He
died aged 5 years and was buried on 27 July 1877 in Barcombe.
Alma Setford was baptised on 28 June 1873 in Streat. She died
aged 4 years and was buried on 17 December 1878 in Barcombe.
Frances Setford was born on 3 March 1878 and baptised on 10
September 1878 in Barcombe. She died aged 11 months and was buried
on 13 February 1879 in Barcombe.
1901 Census - High Street, Barcombe, Sussex (RG13/914, folio 119, page 10)
Catherine Setford, Head, M, 64, born Sussex, Cuckfield
Thomas Setford, Husband, M, 63, Ostler at Public House, worker, born
Eva King, Daur, M, 30, born Sussex, Streat
Wallace J. King, Son in law, M, 34, Blacksmith, worker, born
Annie King, Grand Daur, S, 11, Attending School, born Sussex,
Jessie King, Grand Daur, S, 10, Attending, School, born Sussex,
Eva K. King, Grand Daur, S, 8, Attending, School, born Sussex,
William W. King, Grand Son, S, 2, born Sussex, Barcombe
1901 Census - 12 Brook Street, St. John sub Castro, Lewes, Sussex (RG13/915,
folio 137, page 37)
John Holder, Head, M, 41, General Labourer, worker, born Lewes,
Laura Holder, Wife, M, 33, born Lewes, Sussex
John T. Holder, Son, 10, born Lewes, Sussex
Catherine Holder, Daur, 7, born Lewes, Sussex
James Holder, Son, 5, born Lewes, Sussex
Mable Holder, Daur, 3, born Lewes, Sussex
William Holder, Son, 1, born Lewes, Sussex
1911 Census - 14 Ellen Street,
Portslade, Sussex (RG14PN5208 RG79PN230 RD80 SD3 ED5 SN197) Enumeration
District 5 (transcript)
Emma Tullett, Head, Widow, F, 46,
born Fareham, Sussex
Catherine Tullett, Mother, Widow, F,
74, born Brighton, Sussex
Lydia Tullett, Daughter, Single, F,
22, Laundrey, born Portslade, Sussex
David Tullett, Son, Single, M, 18,
General Labourer, born Portslade, Sussex
Dasiy Tullett, Daughter, Single, F,
13, School, born Portslade, Sussex
Edmund Tullett, Son, Single, M, 11,
School, born Portslade, Sussex
Emily Tullett, Daughter, Single, F,
9, School, born Portslade, Sussex
Ivy Tullett, Daughter, Single, F, 8,
School, born Portslade, Sussex
Samuel Tullett, Son, M, 5, born
1911 census 37 Lancaster Street,
Lewes, Sussex (RG14PN5054 RG78PN224 RD77 SD2 ED2 SN214)
Charles Shaw, Head, Married, M, 48
Boro Council Labourer, born Sussex, Lewes
Mary Ann Shaw, Wife, Married for 28
years, F, 45, born Sussex, Newick
Lucy Shaw, Daughter, Single, F, 26,
Dressmaker, born Sussex, Barcombe
Mabel Shaw, Daughter, Single, F, 17,
Daily Help, born Sussex, Lewes
Annie King, Niece, Single, F, 21,
born Sussex, Barcombe
Leslie Slade, Boarder, M, 12,
School, born [blank]
This page was updated on 17 October 2011