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Samuel & Mary Denyer of Thursley

Samuel Denyer, son of Francis and Mary, was baptised in Godalming on 11 August 1771.

Mary Cover, daughter of Robert, was baptised in Thursley on 18 April 1763.

Samuel Denyer and Mary Cover were married in Thursley on 18 October 1789 and had the following children baptised:

William 1 Jul 1787 Thursley
Jemima 22 Dec 1789 Thursley
Francis 3 Apr 1791 Thursley
George 2 Dec 1792 Thursley
Berthia 16 Nov 1794 Thursley
Maria 14 Aug 1796 Thursley
Mary 5 Aug 1798 Thursley
Sarah 29 Jun 1800 Thursley
Samuel 10 Jan 1802 Thursley
James 15 Nov 1803 Thursley
Elizabeth 21 Mar 1805 Thursley
Hannah 1 Jan 1807 Thursley

In 1841 Samuel and Mary were still in Thursley and Samuel was shown as the parish clerk.

Of their children:

  • William married Mary Walker in Thursley on 10 February 1806 and they had two children baptised:
    Caroline 1 Jan 1807 Thursley
    Mary Ann 12 Jun 1808 Thursley
    Mary must have died as William appears to have married again in Godalming on 25 December 1815, this time to Margaret Breach. They appear to have had five more children:
    Elizabeth 8 Jul 1818 Godalming
    George ca. 1820  
    Thomas ca. 1826  
    James 26 Oct 1828 Godalming
    Charles ca. 1830  
    William, an agricultural labourer, and Margaret were living in Mead Road, Farncombe, near Godalming in 1841 with their children George, Thomas and Charles.
  • Jemima married Joseph Phillips in Godalming on 11 December 1814 and they had the following children baptised:
    Mary 17 Apr 1816 Godalming
    Joseph 18 Jan 1818 Godalming
    Charles 27 Dec 1818 Godalming
    Hannah 29 Sep 1820 Godalming
    Maria 15 Sep 1822 Godalming
    Andrew 25 Jul 1824 Godalming
    Elizabeth 3 Nov 1826 Godalming
    William 5 Dec 1828 Godalming
    George 11 Jul 1830 Godalming
    James 30 Sep 1832 Godalming
    In 1841 Jemima was at Oxford Road, Godalming, with Joseph, who was a groom, and their youngest three children. In 1851 Joseph, an ostler, and Jemima were at Barrack Field, Guildford.  By 1861 they had moved to Prospect Place, Swindon, Wiltshire, where Joseph was working as a smith’s labourer. They were still there in 1871 and Jemima died in 1874, age 84.
  • George married Eliza Waltham in Thursley on 14 February 1827 and they had the following children baptised:
    Henry 15 Jun 1828 Thursley
    George 31 Jan 1830 Thursley
    Jane Eliza 24 Dec 1831 Thursley
    Mary Ann 21 Jul 1833 Thursley
    Samuel 15 Feb 1835 Thursley
    Crawford 21 May 1837 Thursley
    Andrew 7 Dec 1838 Thursley
    Maria 19 Apr 1840 Thursley
    William 12 Jun 1842 Thursley
    Elizabeth 27 Apr 1845 Thursley
    Martin 18 Apr 1847 Thursley
    Clarissa 20 May 1849 Thursley
    Edwin 30 Mar 1851 Clapham
    In 1841 George was a butcher living in Thursley.
  • Bethia married Thomas Milton, an agricultural labourer, in Thursley on 30 May 1814 and they had ther following children baptised:
    William 26 May 1816 Thursley
    Thomas 1 Mar 1818 Thursley
    Samuel 28 Jul 1822 Thursley
    Bethia 19 Mar 1826 Thursley
    Elizabeth 10 Aug 1828 Thursley
    Helen 19 Sep 1830 Thursley
    James 9 Dec 1832 Thursley
    Mary Ann 18 May 1834 Thursley
    Andrew 13 Mar 1836 Thursley
    Maria 18 Mar 1838 Thursley
    In 1841 they were living at Redford Farm in Thursley. Bethia died in 1852.
  • Maria married Richard Woods and they lived in Catteshall, Surrey.
  • Mary married Samuel Mansell, an agricultural labourer, in Thursley on 13 September 1822 and their children were:
    Hannah 16 Mar 1823 Thursley
    George 2 May 1824 Thursley
    Mary 15 Jan 1826 Thursley
    Henry 4 Nov 1827 Thursley
    John 27 Sep 1829 Thursley
    Elizabeth 27 Nov 1831 Thursley
    Harriet 3 Apr 1834 Thursley
    Martha 3 Apr 1836 Thursley
    Margaret 18 Mar 1838 Thursley
    Alfred 14 Jun 1840 Thursley
    In 1841 Samuel and Mary were living at Smallbrook in Thursley.
  • Sarah married David Andrews in Thursley on 11 Jun 1823 and they appear to have had a daughter Mary in about 1825.  In 1841 Sarah, a schoolmistress, was living at Hedge in Thursley with Mary.
  • Samuel married Charlotte Newman in Thursley on 17 May 1824 and they are believed to have had these children:
    Samuel 26 Jun 1825 Thursley
    Henry 10 Dec 1826 Bethnal Green, St Matthew
    James 21 Jun 1829 Stepney, St Dunstan
    Charlotte 29 Jan 1832 Stepney, St Dunstan
    Elizabeth ca. 1833  
    Frances P ca. 1836  
    William Hamlet Q3 1839 Stepney
    George Newman Q2 1842 Stepney      died 1845
    Caroline ca. 1844  
    In 1851 Samuel was an eating house keeper living at 143 Bethnal Green with his family but not Caroline. In 1861 Samuel was staying at Hill House in Thursley with Caroline.  He is believed to have died in 1861.
  • James may have married more than once, but if so his earlier wife has not been traced.  He married Harriett Batchelor (baptised 1824 Chiddingfold) in Godalming on 11 January 1845 and they are thought to have had these children:
    Jane 15 May 1845 Hambledon
    Mary ca.1847  
    Ann 29 Feb 1852 Hambledon
    George 2 Jul 1854 Hambledon
    Eliza 5 Apr 1857 Hambledon
    William Q2 1859  
    Henry 10 Nov 1861 Hambledon
    In 1861, 1871 and 1881 James was a farm worker living in Malthouse Lane Hambledon, although by 1881 he was a widow and he died later that year.
  • Elizabeth appears to have married William Ayling in Thursley on 28 October 1828, but in 1841 she was living on her own in Thursley.

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