William & Hannah Monk of Send
William Monk, son of William and Rebecca, was baptised in Send & Ripley on 21st April 1793.
Hannah Dolley, daughter of John and Mary, was baptised in Worplesdon on 8th January 1792.
William married Hannah in Send & Ripley on 7th May 1816 and among their children were:
27 Sep 1817
Chertsey bap. 26 Oct
19 Mar 1820
Send & Ripley bap. 16 Apr
10 Dec 1821
Send & Ripley bap. 6 Jan 1822
25 Oct 1825
Send & Ripley bap. 20 Nov
1 Jun 1827
Send & Ripley bap. 24 Jun
11 Jun 1829
Send & Ripley bap. 12 Jul
4 Nov 1831
Send & Ripley bap. 4 Dec
27 Jan 1836
Send & Ripley bap. 28 Feb
Their son Joseph died at the age of 15 and was buried in Ripley on 7th April 1841.
Hannah died, aged 48, about a week after their son Joseph and was buried in Send on 16th April 1841. At the census William was living in Send with several of his children plus a granddaughter, Lydia, Louisa’s illegitimate child.
In 1843 William married a widow, Sarah Ayling, and in 1851 they were living in Ripley with William’s son Samuel and two of Sarah’s children. William was receiving parish relief.
William continued to live in Ripley with Sarah until she died, aged 74, and was buried there on 22nd May 1861. William died , aged 78, and was buried in Ockham on 19th July 1864.
Of their children:
Louisa had a daughter, Lydia, in 1836 and married Robert Turner in 1843.
Caroline married Samuel May, a farm worker, in Worplesdon on 17th November 1838 and they had 6 children baptised:
30 May 1841
26 Feb 1843
22 Dec 1844
8 Mar 1846
14 Nov 1847
1 Apr 1849
Their son William was buried on 16th July 1846, aged 1, and James on 1st November 1849, aged 2. Then on 22nd November 1849 Samuel was buried aged 30.
So in 1851 Caroline was a widow with her remaing four children and she had two lodgers, one of whome was her brother, Isaac. I have not traced her after this.
Isaac was a farm worker living with his father in 1841 and lodging with his widowed sister, Caroline, in 1851. He married Mary Novel in Seale on 12th November 1853 and they had one son:
They lived in Seale until Isaac died at the age of 47 and was buried there on 24th September 1873.
Joseph died, aged 15, and was buried in Ripley on 7th April 1841.
Mary has not been traced after 1841.
Samuel married Eliza Cox in Battersea on 18th October 1856 and they had 7 children:
bapt 27 Dec 1857
bapt 25 Dec 1859
born 21 Apr 1862
Ripley (bapt 1 June)
bapt 1 Sep 1878
Samuel was a farm worker and obviously moved around a lot as they were at Batchelor’s in Ockham in 1861, Riverside in Wisley in 1871, Stoke Tilt in Stoke D’Abernon in 1881 and Silvermere in Hersham in 1891 by which time he was recorded as a stockman. In 1901 Samuel was staying with his son, Samuel, in Woking and in 1911 he was living in a room in Croydon. He died in 1912, aged 82.
Rosanna was working as a servant in Worplesdon in 1851. She married Richard Ricketts, a farm worker from West Clandon, in Ockham on 28th October 1858 and they had six children:
bapt 28 Aug 1859
Guildford, Holy Trinity
bapt 24 May 1868
Guildford, St Mary
bapt 19 Feb 1870
Guildford, St Mary
In 1861 the family were in West Clandon but they later moved to Guildford where they were living at Milk House Gate in 1871, Drummond Road in 1881 and 17 South Street in 1891.
Richard died, aged 63, and was buried in Guildford on 4th January 1896.
Rosanna was staying with her son James in 1901 and she was buried in Guildford at the age of 70 on 17th January 1906.