Elizabeth Hemsley1,2,3

(circa 1811 - 8 June 1850), ID# 214
     Elizabeth Hemsley was born circa 1811 in Sussex.1

Elizabeth Hemsley may have married Stephen Simmonds, son of Jane (?), on 8 June 1835 at St Nicholas' Church, Brighton, Sussex.4,1

Elizabeth registered the birth of Elizabeth Charlotte Simmonds in 1839 in Hurstpierpoint.5,2

Elizabeth and Stephen appeared in the 1841 census of Clayton, Sussex, at Wood Cottage. Their children James, Ann and Elizabeth Charlotte were listed as living with them, as was his mother, Jane (?), together with two lodgers.1

Elizabeth Hemsley died on 8 June 1850 in Clayton, Sussex. The cause of death was given as phthisis (tuberculosis) of 8 years duration.6

Children with Stephen Simmonds

  • James Simmonds 1
  • Ann Simmonds 1
  • Elizabeth Charlotte Simmonds+ 2 (20 Sep 1839 - )
  • Ruth Simmonds 7
  • Naomi Simmonds 7,3
  • Samuel Simmonds 7
  • Stephen Simmonds 7
ChartsAncestors of John Albert (Jack) Davis


  1. Online image of the 1841 Census for England, Sussex, Cuckfield, Hurstpierpoint, GRO ref: HO 107/1111, Book 4.
  2. Copy birth certificate of Charlotte Elizabeth Simmons, born 1839, Cuckfield (Hurstpierpoint) (Registrar General for England and Wales, vol VII, page 265, entry 123).
  3. Copy birth certificate of Naomi Simmons, born 1844, Cuckfield (Hurstpierpoint) (Registrar General for England and Wales, vol VII, page 349, entry 364).
  4. International Genealogical Index (IGI), extracted record, compiled by the the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, v5.0 (2005) (http://www.familysearch.com).
  5. Online image of the 1901 Census for England, Surrey, Epsom, Carshalton, GRO ref: RG 13/579.
  6. Copy death certificate of Elizabeth Simmonds, died 1850, Cuckfield (Registrar General for England and Wales, vol 7, page 262, entry 102).
  7. Online image of the 1851 Census for England, Sussex, Cuckfield, Lindfield, GRO ref: HO 107/1642.

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