(One)FAMILY LINE 1800 TO 1911
Michael Streeter born in 1804 in Tarring/ Salvington Worthing
On the 23rd of may 1829 Michael married Charlotte Denn (born @1806) in Sompting. By the 1841 census Michael and Charlotte had 4 children ., Stephen born @ 1831 , George born @1833 , David born @1835 and Susannah born @1840 . Michael was always on the census as an agricultural worker (farm hand?) though by 1881 at the age of 76 was down as a gardener .. Of the children , it seems George became a bricklayers assistant ,while Susannah stayed with her parents , in the 1881 census Susannah was noted as “ of feeble mind since childhood” . David it seems took to the sea and in 1881 was master of the trawler Isobella .
Stephen Streeter born in 1831
It seems like his uncle David he was a wanderer . He actually got married on the 26th dec 1853 at Findon to Mary Mitchell (born 1833 in Findon ) No record has been found yet beyond that date for Stephen However in 1861 Mary was living with her windowed mother . In the 1871 census however Mary was living with just her children and was marked as a “widow” Stephen never reached 40 years old Their children were David (middle name Binley -
Isaac Streeter born in Findon in 1862 .
Isaac seems to have had the desire to go wandering like his father and uncle . Not been traced in 1881, he appeared in the north-
William Coxon Streeter born in Sunderland in 1895
By 1911 the family were living in Birtley just south of Gateshead ,however sadly Jane had died , (under 50) and Isaac was a widower . Still in the pits as a hewer as was the eldest son Stephen . William ,just being 17 was obviously a junior in the pit and was a putter ( a Putter was a miner who propelled the underground trucks – usually one of the younger crew) By 1922 he was a coal hewer and married to Barbara Powell
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