Hibberd, Sarah & Ambrose


AUGUST 12[TH] 1851

Blank footstone located behind headstone

*Important note – all Hibberd family graves are in this shape (including Pope, nee Hibberd) and there are no others in this style in the churchyard.

Other Information

Sarah Hibberd was born Sarah Mews 
Source: living descendant

In 1841, Sarah Hibberd (b.1801, Hampshire) and her husband Ambrose (b.1801, Hampshire) were living in Bevois Hill, South Stoneham. Ambrose was a labourer. They had 6 sons; John (b.1827), William (b.1829), George (b.1831), James (1832), Ambrose (b.1834) and Stephen (b.1836). 
Source Citation: Class: HO107; Piece 417; Folio: 6; Page: 5; Line: 22; GSU roll: 288813.

In 1851, Sarah Hibberd (b.1806, Hampshire) was living at Bevois Valley, South Stoneham with her daughter in law, Ann Hibberd (b.1818, Somerset). Ann was shown as head of the household, unmarried but living with her son John (3months old) and her sister Ellen Sims (b.1833, Somerset). Sarah was a retired laundress.
Source Citation: Class: HO107; Piece: 1670; Folio: 156; Page: 29; GSU roll: 193578.

 John Hibberd had married Ann Sims, Jan-Mar1850, Southampton, Vol 7, page 231

Also in 1851, Ambrose Hibberd (b.1792, Christchurch, Hampshire) was a gardener, living at a cottage in Highfield, neighbouring Westwood House. Living with him were their children, George (b.1830, Garden labourer), Ambrose (b.1834, Apprentice carpenter), Stephen (b.1836, servant). They had one servant living with them, Martha Koach who was a laundress).
Source Citation: Class: HO107; Piece: 1670; Folio: 160; Page: 36; GSU roll: 193578.

Death recorded for Sarah Hibbard, Jul-Sep 1851, South Stoneham, Vol 7, page illegible.

Sarah Hibberd (aged 58) of Westwood Farm, was buried on 17 August 1851.
Source: Burial Register for Christ Church, Portswood 1850-1899

Ambrose married again, to Elizabeth Bailey, Oct-Dec 1856, South Stoneham, Vol 2c, page 113.

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