William Packham

b. 30 March 1806, d. 9 May 1865
FatherHenry Packham b. 3 Mar 1776, d. 1853
MotherBarbara Richardson b. 25 Oct 1781, d. Jun 1817
     William Packham was born in 1806 at Clayton, Sussex, England.
William Packham was baptized on 30 March 1806 at Clayton, Sussex, England, surname spelt PECKHAM.1 He was the son of Henry Packham and Barbara Richardson.
William Packham married Mary Stoner, daughter of Philip Stoner and Elizabeth Bland, on 2 May 1830 at Clayton, Sussex, England, both of "this parish". Witnesses John Pronger and Lydia Packham.2
On son Charles' baptism in 1835, William is recorded as a labourer, abode Wickham. This is the same for all baptisms up to 1840 (after this date has not been checked).2
On 19 July 1840 William Packham lived at Wickham, Clayton, Sussex, England.
On 7 June 1841 William Packham and Mary Stoner lived at Wickham Cottage, Clayton, Sussex, England.
In 1842 William Packham lived at Portslade, Sussex, England, The move to Portslade was probably prompted by the death of their son William in 1841 from measles. They probably moved to protect the rest of the family.
William Packham was a labourer on 15 October 1842.3
William Packham was a labourer on 4 December 1842.
William Packham was an agricultural labourer in 1851.
In 1851 William Packham and Mary Stoner lived at Portslade, Sussex, England.
William Packham was an agricultural labourer/carter in 1861.
In 1861 William Packham and Mary Stoner lived at Portslade St, Portslade, Sussex, England.
William Packham died on 9 May 1865 at Portslade, Sussex, England, at age 59. He died of cancer of the rectum.4
William Packham was buried on 12 May 1865 at St Nicholas Church, Portslade, Sussex, England.5
William Packham witnessed the marriage of Henry Wadey and Mary Packham on 12 December 1868 at St Nicholas Church, Brighton, Sussex, England.6

Family

Mary Stoner b. 22 Oct 1809, d. 16 Jul 1875
Marriage*
William Packham married Mary Stoner, daughter of Philip Stoner and Elizabeth Bland, on 2 May 1830 at Clayton, Sussex, England, both of "this parish". Witnesses John Pronger and Lydia Packham.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S25] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S281] Transcript of the Parish Register of Clayton, Sussex, England, 1601 - 1840 (East Sussex County Record Office, WST 3/5).
  3. [S201] Copy birth certificate of Mary Peckham, born 15 Oct 1842, registered 23 Nov 1842 in the Registration District of New Shoreham, Sussex, England (General Register Office, England, Vol 7 Page 412).
  4. [S233] Copy death certificate of William Packham, died 9 May 1865, registered 10 May 1865 in the Registration District of Steyning, Sussex, England (General Register Office, England, Vol 2b Page 161).
  5. [S27] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project, "age 60 years."
  6. [S50] Copy marriage certificate of Henry Wadey and Mary Packham, married 12 Dec 1868 in the Registration District of Brighton, Sussex, England (General Register Office, England, Vol 2b Page 390).