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William Walter Newick of Cranbrook

  • Born: 1856, Ticehurst, Sussex, England 1
  • Married: 11 Aug 1877, Etchingham, Sussex, England 2
  • Died: 19 Sep 1937, 3 Hope Cottages, Cranbrook, Kent, England 3
  • Buried: 22 Sep 1937, Sissinghurst Cemetery, Cranbrook & Sissinghurst, Kent, England

  Research Notes:

At the time of the 1881 England Census William Newick, age 24, born in Ticehurst Sussex, agricultural labourer, and wife Harriett, age 25, born in Burwash Sussex, were living in Silver Hill, Saleshurst Sussex. Present were daughter Eleanor (1) of Burwash, brother-in-law Archie Sands (6) of Etchingham.

At the time of the 1891 England Census William Newick, age 34, born in Ticehurst Sussex, carter, and wife Harriett, age 35, born in Burwash Sussex, were living in Rounds Cottage, Wadhurst Sussex. With them were children (a) born in Burwash: Eleanor L. (11), Florance A. (8), and (b) William T. (5) of Etchingham, Caroline E. (3) of Mayfield, and Harriett E. (3 months).

At the time of the 1901 England Census William Newick, age 44, born in Ticehurst Sussex, carter on farm, and wife Harriett, age 45, born in Burwash Sussex, were living in Bainden New Cottages, Mayfield Sussex. With them were children William (15) of Etchingham, carter boy on farm, Caroline (13) of Mayfield, Harriet (10) of Wadhurst, Edith (4) of Etchingham.

At the time of the 1911 Census William Newick, age 54, born in Ticehurst, waggoner on farm, married, was living at Hayselden Villas Cranbrook. With him were daughters Eleanor (31) and Edith (14), as well as niece Doris Newick (4) of Mayfield.



OLD RESIDENT'S DEATH. — The death occurred on Sunday, in his 82nd year, of Mr. William Walter Newick, of 3, Hope Cottages. A native of Sussex, Mr. Newick came to reside in the district 28 years ago, and for some years he was a jobbing gardener. Mrs. Newick died in 1921. There are five daughters, one of whom is in Canada, and a son, who is in New Zealand. The funeral took place at Sissinghurst on Wednesday, when the service was read by the Vicar, the Rev. T. S. Porterfield, and a Methodist Minister, the Rev. W. J. Paradine Frost, of Tenterden. Immediate mourners were Mrs. Hicks, Mrs. Humphrey, Mrs. Rogers and Miss Newick (daughters), Mr. W. Humphrey, Mr. and Mrs. J. Newick and Mr. W. Newick, Mrs. F. Larkin and the Misses Phyllis, Norah and Joyce Hicks, Mrs. Bert Newick, Miss M. Newick, Mrs. Keel, Mrs. Snepp, Mrs. Wenham and Mrs. G. Newick, Mr. G. Newick, Miss E Cogger and Miss A. Medhurst. Others present included Mr. Hitchens, Mr. and Mrs. Vidler, Mr. and Mrs. C. Forward, Mrs. Head, Mr. W. Wickham, Mrs. Lavender, Mrs. Howe, Mrs. Boulden, Mr. E. Levett and the Misses Saers. Flowers were received from: Nellie and Family; Flo and Walter; Carrie (Canada); Harty; Edie and Emmie; Will (New Zealand); Jack and Sally; Jenny and Family; Doris and Fred; Grandchildren at Groombridge; and Harry and Arthur; Mary; Lizzie and Ted; Edie, Bertha, Ted and Walter; Bert and Edie; George and Jenny; Mr. and Mrs. S. Bourner; Mr. and Mrs. Taylor and Family; Mr. and Mrs. Head and Family; Joyce Head; Mr. and Mrs. Curtis; Mr. and Mrs. Payne; Mr. and Mrs. Levett; Mr. and Mrs. Wildish; Mr. and Mrs. Boulden; Mr. and Mrs. Brooks; Mr. and Mrs. Nash; Mr. and Mrs. Delves; Mr. and Mrs. C. Forward; Mr. and Mrs. C. Forward, junr.; Mick, Mabel and Brian; Willesley Garage; Gurr's Garage; Judy; Mrs. Howe; Mrs. Hughes; the Misses Saers; Mr. and Mrs. Wickham, Kit, Frank and Family; Mrs. Lavender; Miss Reed; Mrs. Worsley and Family; Mr. and Mrs. Clarke; the Misses Sutcliffe; Joycie Butcher; Mrs. Cogger and Mr. and Mrs. Butcher; Annie; Mr. and Mrs. Williams; Mr. and Mrs. Hitchens; Beryl and Roy; and from "Merriecroft."

Sevenoaks Chronicle and Kentish Advertiser, 24 September 1937, p. 7; Kent & Sussex Courier, 24 September 1937, p. 7

  Marriage Information:

William married Harriett Sands, daughter of Thomas Sands and Eleanor Chandler, on 11 Aug 1877 in Etchingham, Sussex, England. (Harriett Sands was christened on 9 Mar 1856 in Burwash, Sussex, England and died in May 1921 in Cranbrook, Kent, England, aged 65 years.)

  Marriage Notes:

William Newick, age 21, bach., laborer, resident of Burwash, son of William Newick, laborer, and
Harriet Sands, age 21, spr., resident of Etchingham, daughter of Thomas Sands, farm bailiff

Married after Banns

Witnesses: Thomas Sands, Mary Ann Smith


1 England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008, 2nd Quarter, vol. 2b, p. 66.

2 Etchingham Sussex Parish Registers, Marriages, p. 132, no. 264.

3 England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007, 3rd Quarter, vol. 2a, p. 1054.

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