Vol. III - Appendix K

William Frederick Jarman and Dorcus Barton

Dorcas Barton was born in 1850 (Reg Gen June Qtr 1850 Hailsham 7 412), the daughter of James  Barton and Orpah Crowhurst (Chapter 3)

Dorcas married William Frederick Jarman in 1872 (Reg Gen June Qtr 1872 Hastings 2b 45). 

They had eight children:

  • Naomi Orpah Jarman. Baptised 25 August 1872 at Bodle Street.
  • Ansley Emily Jarman. Baptised 19 October 1873 in Pevensey
  • Mary J Jarman. Born 1879 at Westham
  • William Frederick Charles Jarman. Baptised 12 June 1881 at Herstmonceux
  • Albert James Jarman. Baptised 14 September 1884 at Herstmonceux
  • George Henry Jarman. Baptised 24 April 1887 at Herstmonceux
  • Arthur Jarman. Baptised 26 May 1889 at Herstmonceux.
  • Jane Jarman. Baptised 26 July 1891 at Herstmonceux.

Naomi Orpah Robinson nee Jarman.

Naomi Orpah Jarman was baptised 25 August 1872 at Bodle Street, daughter of William Frederick Jarman and Dorcas Barton.

In 1891 Naomi was working as a housemaid at 14 Sandringham Gardens, Oxbridge Road, Ealing. The entry reads Romi Orpha Jarman, aged 19, housemaid, born Pevensey, Sussex, but I am sure that this is the correct person. She was housemaid to John Josh Coleby, aged 63, a bread manufacturer and his three daughters and one son. The family also had a cook, Ruth Annie Winter from Lincolnshire.

In 1901 Naomi aged 28 was a parlour maid, living with and working for William H Wylde, aged 81, a retired civil servant and his daughter at 23 Collingham Road, Kensington. She was one of five servants working for him.

Naomi married Charles James Robinson on 11 April 1903 at St Jude's South Kensington. Charles was a 30 year old painter of 21 Blenheim Street, Chelsea, son of George Robinson, builder. Naomi gives her address as 23 Collingham Road, but no occupation is given.

In 1911 they were living at 67 Hazelbury Road, Fulham where 38 year old Charles was working as a house painter.

They had two children:

  • Emily Robinson. Born 1905
  • Elsie Robinson. born 1907.

Naomi Orpah Jarman died in 1967 in Chelsea.

Nothing more is known about either of their daughters.

Ansley Emily Ridge nee Jarman.

Ansley Emily Jarman was baptised 19 October 1873 in Pevensey, daughter of William Frederick Jarman and Dorcas Barton.

It is not clear where Ansley was at the time of the 1891 census, but on 13 May 1900 she had married Francis Alfred Ridge in Croydon (Reg Gen June Qtr 1900 Croydon 2a 479) .

In 1911 they were living at 4 Stanley Parade, Wallington where 41 year old Francis was a pastry chef. They had two children in England

  • Alfred George Ridge. Born 20 April 1901
  • Annie Emily Ridge. Born 1903

In 1913 Francis, Ansley and their two children sailed for New York on the Philadelphia arriving on 6 April 1913. They were on route to Toronto.

Francis and Ansley had two children in Canada

  • Francis Albert Ridge. Born 31 October 1913 in Ontario
  • Elsie Ridge. Born 1916 in Ontario.

In 1921 they were living at 564 Logan Avenue, Toronto East where 51 year old Francis was an inspector.

Francis died on 15 January 1944 in Toronto.

On 6 June 1924 Francis and Ansley son Alfred George Ridge entered to USA, he was a photographer seeking work. By 1930 he had married Leila Bernice Aycock and was living with his in-laws Pinkney Aycock and his wife Dora in Memphis, Tennessee. Alfred, aged 23 was an engraver for a newspaper. They had their first daughter who was less than a year old. In 1940 they were living by themselves in Memphis. Alfred was a photo engraver for a paper company. They had two daughters

  • Jean A Ridge. Born 1930 in Tennessee
  • Ann Ridge. Born 1932 in Tennessee

Alfred returned to the USA having visited his mother after the death of her husband, on 31 August 1945. He died on 13 September 1951 in Tennessee. His wife Bernice died on 24 May 1985 and was buried at Memorial Park Cemetary, Shelby, Tennessee.

Nothing more is known about Francis and Ansley's daughter Annie Emily Ridge

Francis and Ansley's son Francis Albert Ridge died on 11 May 1966 and was buried at Mount Pleasant Cemetary, Toronto.

Nothing more is known about Francis and Ansley's daughter Emily Ridge.  

Mary J Jarman.

Mary J Jarman was born around 1879 at Westham, the daughter of William Frederick Jarman and Dorcas Barton.

In 1891, 12 year old Mary was living with her parents at Herstmonceux. Nothing more is known about her. 

William Frederick Charles Jarman and Daisy Mabel Gent.

William Frederick Jarman was baptised on 12 June 1881 at Herstmonceux, the son of William Frederick Jarman and Dorcas Barton.

In 1901 he was still living with his parents, but aged 19 he was employed as a wheelwright.

William Frederick Jarman, a 32 year old carman married Daisy Mabel Gent, aged 26, the daughter of James Henry Gent, upholster on 19 April 1914 at Sutton, Surrey.  

Doris Mabel Jarman died in 1987 in Crawley, West Sussex.  

Albert James Jarman and Florence Ann Baker. 

Albert James Jarman was baptised on 14 September 1884 at Herstmonceux, the son of William Frederick Jarman and Dorcas Barton.

In 1901 Albert was 16 years old, still living with his parents, he was a "carman with vans".

Albert James Jarman married Florence Ann Baker in 1909. They had a daughter Dora Minnie Jarman was baptised on 15 January 1910 at Herstmonceux.

Florence Ann Jarman died on 16 July 1968 at Herstmonceux. Albert James Jarman of 3 Sussex Place, Herstmonceux died on 21 March 1973.

Dora Minnie Jarman married William John Walker Medhust in 1930 in Hastings.

William John Walker Medhurst died on 26 March 1990 at Eastbourne. Dora Minnnie Jarman died on 24 March 1998 at Eastbourne.

George Henry Jarman.

George Henry Jarman was born on 11 February 1887 and baptised on 24 April 1887 at Herstmonceux, the son of William Frederick Jarman and Dorcas Barton.

On 10 June 1908 he emigrated to the USA arriving on 18 June 1908. On 7 June 1917 he had been working as a farm labourer when he enlisted in the US Army. On 21 July 1918, while serving as a US soldier and living at Camp Kearney, San Diego, California he applied for naturalization. 

George Henry Jarman died on 8 October 1970 and was buried at Porterville, Tulare County, California.  

Arthur Jarman.

Arthur Jarman was baptised 26 May 1889 at Herstmonceux, the son of William Frederick Jarman and Dorcas Barton.

In 1901 he was a 12 year old living with his parents at Rose Cottage, Gardener Street, Herstmonceux.

Nothing more is known about Arthur. 

Jane Jarman.

Finally, Jane Jarman was baptised 26 July 1891 at Herstmonceux. the son of William Frederick Jarman and Dorcas Barton.

In 1911, she was 20 years old, a housemaid, living and working for William Thoburn McGaw, 37 years old and living on private means at Broomhall, Horsham. She was one of eight servants

Nothing more is known about Jane. 

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