She was born 20 April 1810 and baptised 20 May 1810 at Braithwell. She was a daughter of George Asbery and Ann formerly Casthaven.
She had a daughter by Joseph Sybary, Alice Barbara, baptised 5 May 1833 at Braithwell.
She had a son by Charles Gervise, Joseph, baptised 10 April 1836 at Braithwell.
Sarah married John Ellis in the June quarter 1841 in the Doncaster district (22 53, cross-checked under both names).
In 1841, at Bramley, next to her father and aunt, Sarah Ellis was aged 30-34. With her were John Ellis aged 30-34 a labourer and her two illegitimate children Alice Asbery aged 8 and Joseph Asbery aged 6. All were born in the county.
In 1851 at Bramley, in the household of her father and aunt, Sarah Ellis was aged 40 and born at Bramley with her unmarried daughter Alice Barbra Assbury (house servant crossed out) aged 18 and born at Maltby. Her husband, John Ellis, was aged 41, a quarry labourer born at Wickersley, and their daughters, Ann Ellis and Elizabeth Ellis were aged 6 and 4 and both were born at Bramley.
Sarah’s death was probably registered between 1851 and 1861 but there are three possibilities in the Rotherham district.
In 1861 (Index), living in the Rotherham district, John Ellis was aged 52, a widower, born in Wickersley.
Sarah's children were:
Alice Barbara Asbery (1833 – 1892), baptised 5 May 1833 (father Joseph Sybary), at Braithwell. In 1841 (as Asbery) she was aged 8 and living with her mother and step-father, and was born in the county.
In 1851 she was with her grandfather, George, aged 18 and born at Maltby.
She married William Hurst in the Doncaster district in the March quarter 1858. In 1861, at Bramley, William Hirst was aged 26, an agricultural labourer born at Brookhouse. His wife, Alice B. was aged 28 and born at Bramley and his sister-in-law, Elizabeth Ellis was aged 14 and also born at Bramley. In 1871 in Bramley William (labourer) and Alice were aged 37 and 38 and born in Laughton and Bramley respectively. In 1881 William (farm labourer) and Alice Barbara were aged 47 and 48 and born at Brookhouse and Maltby respectively. With them was a niece, Sarah Anne Ellis aged 9 born at Bramley. In 1891 at Bramley Road, Bramley, William (farm labourer) and Alice B were aged 57 and 58 and born at Brookhouse and Bramley respectively. The death of Alice Barbara Hirst was registered in the Rotherham district in the September quarter 1892 aged 59. In 1901 in Bramley in 2 rooms, William was a widower aged 66, a roadman born at Laughton. William Hirst’s death was registered in the Rotherham district in the June quarter 1905 aged 70. No children have been found.
Joseph (Asbury or Gervise), by Charles Gervise, baptised 10 April 1836 at Braithwell.
In 1841 at Bramley, he (as Asbery) was aged 6 and living with his mother and step-father and was born in the county.
He (but this could alternatively be the Joseph Asbery , son of John and Mary – see Benjamin Asbery) married Margaret Kelly in the Rotherham district in the December quarter 1860.
In 1861, at Bramley, Joseph was aged 25, an agricultural labourer, born in Bramley. His wife, Margaret, was aged 24 and born in Ireland.
In 1871, in Bramley, Joseph was aged 36, a labourer and born at Bramley. Margaret, his wife, was aged 33 and born in Ireland. Their sons were Frederick aged 9 and born in Bramley, and George aged 7 also born in Bramley.
In 1881 at Cottage, Bramley, he (Asbery) was aged 45, a farm labourer, born at Bramley. His wife, Margret, was aged 42 and born in Ireland. Their son, Frederick was aged 19, a quarry mason's apprentice and born at York.
In 1891, in two rooms in Bramley Road, Bramley, Joseph was aged 55, a farm labourer, employed, born in Bramley, and Margaret, his wife, was aged 53 and born in Ireland.
Joseph and Margaret's son was
Frederick, born about 1861 at York.
In 1881 he was at home with his parents, aged 19, a quarry mason's apprentice and born at York.
In the 1901 census index he was living at Trimdon, Durham, aged 41, a limestone quarryman, born at Garroby, York (Garrowby is close to Bugthorpe, see above). He may have married Millicent (who was 55 in the 1901 census index and born Thistle Hill, Yorks.) and had a son, William Arthur, born about December 1900 at Trimdon (1901 census index, registered March quarter 1901 in the Sedgefield district (10a 100) and probably married, as William A., to a Davison in the Sedgefield district September quarter 1931). Registered in the December quarter 1902 in the Sedgefield district (10a 105) was a John Wilfred. There is a death registration for a Frederick A. Asbery in the Sedgefield district in the September quarter 1936 (10a 153). He was aged 76.
George, born about 1863/4 at Bramley.
Sarah and John's children were:
George Ellis, born 19 August 1842 at Bramley and registered 29 August 1842 (son of John Ellis, labourer, and Sarah Ellis formerly Asbery).
Ann Ellis, born about 1844 at Bramley.
In 1851 she was at home with her parents aged 6.
Elizabeth Ellis, born about 1846 at Bramley.
In 1851 she was at home with her parents aged 4.
In 1861 she was in the household of her married half-sister Alice Barbara Hurst aged 14 and born at Bramley.
Posted October 2016