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William Parsons (1820 - 1897)

William Parsons
Born in Itchingfield, Sussex, England, United Kingdommap
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Husband of — married 8 Apr 1852 in Horsham, Sussex, Englandmap
Died at about age 77 in Horsham, Sussex, England, United Kingdommap
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William Parsons was baptised in Itchingfield, Sussex on 8 October 1820, hew as the son of James Parsons and Ann Dendy [1]

1851 census: Itchingfield, Sussex [2]

  • Ann Parsons Head F 54 Itchingfield, Sussex, widow, seamstress
  • William Parsons Son M 30 Itchingfield, Sussex
  • Sarah Longhurst Mother F 80 Horley, Surrey

William married Maria Greenfield in Horsham on 8 April 1852, their fathers were recorded as James Parsons and William Greenfield [3]

1861 census: Roberts Farm, Warnham, Sussex [4]

  • William Parsons Head M 42 Itchingfield, Sussex, ag lag
  • Maria Parsons Wife F 35 Billingshurst, Sussex
  • Caroline Parsons Daughter F 8 Itchingfield, Sussex
  • Mary Ann Parsons Daughter F 6 Horsham, Sussex
  • William Street Boarder M 0 Reigate, Surrey
  • Ann Parsons Visitor F 65 Itchingfield, Sussex
  • John Knight Lodger M 37 Itchingfield, Sussex

1871 census: Warnham, Sussex [5]

  • William Parsons Head M 50 Itchingfield, Sussex, ag lab
  • Maria Parsons Wife F 44 Billingshurst, Sussex
  • Caroline Parsons Daughter F 18 Itchingfield, Sussex
  • James Garman Boarder M 23 Ockley, Surrey

1881 census: Farthinghill, Warnham [6]

  • William Parsons Head M 60 Itchingfield, Sussex, England, ag lab
  • Maria Parsons Wife F 54 Billingshurst, Sussex, England

1891 census: Spencers Road, Horsham [7]

  • William Parsons Head M 70 Sussex, England, ag lab
  • Maria Parsons Wife F 64 Sussex, England

William passed away in Horsham age 76, and was buried in Denne Road Cemetery on 28 April 1897, he shared the same plot as his wife (No of purchased grave 110 7ft. No in burial register 2025 folio 102. Grave - in first gate, off to left and back a few rows). He had been living at Fisherton House Asylum, Alderbury [8]


  1. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018, William Parsons, ); citing item 17 p 12, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 1,068,522.
  2. "England and Wales Census, 1851," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 20 October 2017),
  3. "England, Sussex, Parish Registers, 1538-1910", database, FamilySearch ( : 11 March 2018), William Parsons and Maria Greenfield, 1852.
  4. "England and Wales Census, 1861," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2017),
  5. "England and Wales Census, 1871", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 December 2017),
  6. "England and Wales Census, 1881," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 11 December 2017),
  7. "England and Wales Census, 1891," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 11 December 2017),
  8. Sussex Family History Group website, burials for Horsham, Sussex

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