Thomas Hook
Elizabeth Potten
James Akehurst of Heathfield
(Abt 1831-1886)
Ann Cornwell
Thomas William Hook of Waldron
Frances Ann Akehurst
Nellie Hook
(1893-Aft 1939)


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Herbert Richard Burtenshaw

  • Dennis Richard Burtenshaw
  • Peggy Jane Burtenshaw

Nellie Hook

  • Born: 21 Sep 1893, Cross-in-Hand, Waldron, Sussex, England
  • Christened: 24 Dec 1893, Waldron, Sussex, England 1
  • Married: 19 Nov 1926, Cross-in-Hand, Waldron, Sussex, England 2
  • Died: After 1939

  Research Notes:

Nellie daughter of Thomas Hook of Cross in Hand, labourer, and Frances Ann (baptismal record)


In Jan 1919 Nellie Hook was present at the marriage of her sister Jane Hook to Frederick William Thomas in Waldron Sussex.

In the 1939 Register Nellie Burtenshaw (b. 21 Sep 1893), unpaid domestic duties, and husband Herbert R Burtenshaw (b. 6 Oct 1896), builder's labourer, were living at 1 Theobalds Green, Heath Field, Heathfield, Sussex. At the same address were [children] Dennis R Burtenshaw (b. 7 Apr 1927), at school, and [one record officially closed), as well as [Nellie's father] Thomas W Hook (b. 17 Feb 1848), widower, old age pensioner.


Unable to determine at present whether the Nellie Burtenshaw who died in 1969 in the Tonbridge district of Kent, aged 75 years (b. c. 1894), is the same person.

  Marriage Information:

Nellie married Herbert Richard Burtenshaw, son of Thomas William Burtenshaw and Jane Florence Laycock, on 19 Nov 1926 in Cross-in-Hand, Waldron, Sussex, England. (Herbert Richard Burtenshaw was born on 6 Oct 1896 in Brighton, Sussex, England and died in 1970 in the Hailsham District, Sussex, England.)

  Marriage Notes:

Herbert Richard Burtenshaw, age 30, batchelor, greengrocer's assistant, resident of 22 Marshall's Row Brighton, son of Thomas William Burtenshaw, engine driver, and
Nellie Hook, age 33, spinster, resident of New Pond, Cross-in-Hand, daughter of Thomas Hook, labourer

Married after Banns

Witnesses: Frederick William Thomas, George Hook


1 Waldron Sussex Parish Registers, Baptisms, p. 35, no. 278.

2 Cross-in-Hand St. Bartholomew Parish Registers, Marriages, p. 91, no. 182.

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