Moses Taylor

b. 15 April 1846, d. 18 April 1928
FatherThomas Taylor b. 25 Sep 1814, d. 19 Jul 1900
MotherElizabeth Burt b. c 1821, d. 5 Oct 1848
Moses and Harriet Taylor (nee Terry)
     Moses Taylor was born on 15 April 1846 at West Firle, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Thomas Taylor and Elizabeth Burt.
Moses' mother Elizabeth died on 5 Oct 1848.
On 30 March 1851 Moses Taylor lived at Stamford Pound, West Firle, Sussex, England, living with grandparents Abraham & Sarah Taylor.2
Moses Taylor was an agricultural labourer on 7 April 1861.3
On 7 April 1861 Moses Taylor lived at Bushy Lodge, West Firle, Sussex, England, living with his widower father and grandmother, Sarah Taylor.3
Moses Taylor married Harriet Terry, daughter of Peter Terry and Jane Smart, on 23 October 1871 at St Nicholas Church, Brighton, Sussex, England.4
Moses Taylor witnessed the birth of George Taylor on 5 March 1877 at 29 St Martin's Place, Brighton, Sussex, England.5
Moses Taylor was a railway goods guard on 5 March 1877.5
Moses Taylor was a railway guard on 3 April 1881.6
On 3 April 1881 Moses Taylor and Harriet Terry lived at 29 St Martin's Place, Brighton, Sussex, England.6
Moses Taylor was a goods guard on 5 April 1891.7
On 5 April 1891 Moses Taylor and Harriet Terry lived at 29 St Martins Place, Brighton, Sussex, England.7
Moses Taylor witnessed the marriage of George Taylor and Annie Mary Wadey on 3 January 1897 at St Nicholas Church, Portslade, Sussex, England.8
Moses Taylor was a goods train guard on 31 March 1901.9
On 31 March 1901 Moses Taylor and Harriet Terry lived at 29 St Martin's Place, Brighton, Sussex, England.9
Harriet ran a tea shop in Hollingdean Rd when her grandson Arthur Taylor was a boy. Arthur could recall helping with a machine that made ice cream which used salt for the freezing process.
On 2 April 1911 Moses Taylor and Harriet Terry lived at 52 Hollingdean Rd, Preston, Brighton, Sussex, England.10
Moses Taylor was a railway pensioner on 2 April 1911.10
Their son George Taylor recalled holidaying with people (grandparents?) at Magham Down in Hailsham. George thought a lot of his mother and every week used to send her fruit and flowers which Minnie had to take to her at Gladstone Place.11
Moses had a railway accident, according to his grandaughter Minnie Topping, which resulted in him losing a leg. He had a wooden (cork) leg after this and retired on a pension and bought a large house at 56 Gladstone Place, Brighton.11
Before 1918 Moses Taylor lived at 56 Gladstone Place, Brighton, Sussex, England.
Harriet died in 1918 while their son George was away in WW1 and he was unable to get leave to come home. George was very close to his mother.11
Moses Taylor died on 18 April 1928 at 56 Gladstone Place, Brighton, Sussex, England, at age 82. Died of myocardial degeneration, chronic bronchitis and hypostatic pneumonia.12
Moses Taylor was buried at Grave BN28, Woodvale Cemetery, Lewes Rd, Brighton, Sussex, England.
A gravestone inscription for Moses Taylor and Harriet Terry was recorded as""In Loving Memory of Harriet the beloved wife of Moses Taylor died March 2nd 1918 age 67 years. Rest on, Dear Mother, thy labours o'er. Thy willing hands will toil no more. A faithful mother, true and kind. No friend on earth like thee we find.
Also the above named Moses Taylor died April 18th 1928 aged 82 years. Reunited. At Rest. Also of William, son of the above died July 8th 1888. Aged 11 months".
"
After Moses' death in 1928 the house went to the daughter Ethel and money was left to George, Edwin and Winifred.11

Family

Harriet Terry b. 15 Sep 1850, d. 2 Mar 1918
Marriage*
Moses Taylor married Harriet Terry, daughter of Peter Terry and Jane Smart, on 23 October 1871 at St Nicholas Church, Brighton, Sussex, England.4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S204] Copy birth certificate of Moses Taylor, born 15 Apr 1846, registered 13 May 1846 in the Registration District of Lewes, Sussex, England (General Register Office, England, Vol 7 Page 444).
  2. [S18] 1851 Census for England "HO107 piece 1643 folio 631 page 6."
  3. [S70] 1861 Census for England, "RG09 piece 588 folio 59 page 6."
  4. [S56] Copy marriage certificate of Moses Taylor and Harriet Terry, married 23 Oct 1871 in the Registration District of Brighton, Sussex, England (General Register Office, England, Vol 2b Page 357).
  5. [S212] Copy birth certificate of George Taylor, born 5 Mar 1877, registered 10 Apr 1877 in the Registration District of Brighton, Sussex, England (General Register Office, England, Vol 2b Page 193).
  6. [S72] 1881 Census for England, "RG11 piece 1084 folio 126 page 34."
  7. [S73] 1891 Census for England "RG12 piece 808 folio 93 page 40."
  8. [S54] Copy marriage certificate of George Taylor and Annie Mary Wadey, married 3 Jan 1897 in the Registration District of Steyning, Sussex, England (General Register Office, England, Vol 2b Page 389).
  9. [S74] 1901 Census for England "RG13 piece 925 folio 69 page 23."
  10. [S75] 1911 Census for England "RG14PN5170 RG78PN228 RD80 SD1 ED18 SN150."
  11. [S14] Information supplied by Florence Minnie Topping (52 West Way, Hangleton, Hove, Sussex, England) to Geoffrey Glenn Barber (38 Lawler St, Subiaco, WA, Australia), Sep 1988.
  12. [S23] Copy death certificate of Moses Taylor, died 18 Apr 1928, registered 18 Apr 1928 in the Registration District of Brighton, Sussex, England (General Register Office, England, Vol 2b Page 351).