The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Descendant's report for Mary Ann Hollands [Geer], daughter of Richard Geer and Margaret Geer [Walter]
Generation No. 1
  1. Mary Ann Hollands [Geer] was the daughter of Richard Geer and Margaret Geer [Walter]. She was born 14th Nov 1831 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 18th Dec 1831 at Heathfield Chapel, Heathfield, Sussex, ceremony performed by Rev. John Press; died Sep 1878 at Waldron, Sussex, aged 46 years; buried 15th Sep 1878 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
  She married John Hollands, carpenter on 26th Dec 1851 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex. He was born 1822 at Heathfield, Sussex; christened 17th Apr 1822 at All Saints Church, Heathfield, Sussex; died 6th Jan 1900 at Sharps Corner, Waldron, Sussex. They had the following children:
2 iDorcas who was born 1854 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 27th Aug 1854 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex, daughter of John Hollands (labourer) & Mary Anne Hollands; died 9th Nov 1953 Victoria, Australia
  iiBenjamin who was born 1856 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 28th Dec 1856 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex, son of John Hollands (labourer) & Mary Anne Hollands; died Jan 1859 Waldron, Sussex, aged years; buried 19th Jan 1859 Waldron, Sussex
3 iiiCharles who was born 1860 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 13th Jan 1861 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex, son of John Hollands (labourer) & Mary Anne Hollands
4 ivEliza Ann who was born 1862 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 24th Aug 1862 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex, daughter of John Hollands (labourer) & Mary Anne Hollands; died 1938 Victoria, Australia
5 vEmily Ruth who was born 17th Jun 1864 at Waldron, Sussex, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1864 Q3 Vol 2b Page 101; christened 14th Aug 1864 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex, daughter of John Hollands (labourer) & Mary Anne Hollands; died 30th May 1957 Victoria, Australia
6 viJohn who was born 5th Sep 1866 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 16th Dec 1866 St. Bartholomew's Church, Waldron, Sussex, son of John Hollands (labourer) & Mary Ann Hollands; died 13th May 1929 Waldron, Sussex; buried 3rd Jun 1929 Waldron, Sussex
7 viiErnest Albert who was born 1869 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 2nd Apr 1879 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex, son of John Hollands (labourer) & Mary Ann Hollands
8 viiiFanny who was born 1872 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 2nd Apr 1879 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex, daughter of John Hollands (labourer) & Mary Ann Hollands
  ixMargaret Letty who was born 1875 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 2nd Apr 1879 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex, daughter of John Hollands (labourer) & Mary Ann Hollands
9 xEdwin Joseph who was born 1875 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 2nd Apr 1879 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex, son of John Hollands (labourer) & Mary Ann Hollands
   
Generation No. 2
  2. Dorcas Wren [Hollands] was the daughter of John Hollands, carpenter and Mary Ann Hollands [Geer]. She was born 1854 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 27th Aug 1854 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex, daughter of John Hollands (labourer) & Mary Anne Hollands; emigrated Jan 1914 to Australia, On board S.S. Omrah, departing England Dec 1913; died 9th Nov 1953 at Merbein South, Victoria, Australia
  She married Thomas Wren on 17th Oct 1885 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1885 Q4 Vol 2b Page 229. He was born Jan to Mar 1857 at Pounsley Lane, Uckfield, Sussex, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1857 Q1 Vol 2b Page 105; christened 5th Jul 1857 at St. Mark's Church, Hadlow Down, Sussex, son of Stephen Wren, carter, and Dinah Wren; emigrated Jan 1914 to Australia, On board S.S. Omrah, departing England Dec 1913; died 1930 at Merbein South, Victoria, Australia. They had the following children:
10 iThomas Frank who was born July to Sep 1886, registered at Hailsham District, Sussex, ref: 1886 Q3 Vol 2b Page 106a; died 1965
11 iiElsie May who was born 1894; died c 1953
   
  3. Charles Hollands was the son of John Hollands, carpenter and Mary Ann Hollands [Geer]. He was born 1860 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 13th Jan 1861 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex, son of John Hollands (labourer) & Mary Anne Hollands
  He married Lucy Siggs on July to Sep 1880, registered at Eastbourne District, Sussex, ref: 1880 Q3 Vol 2b Page 108. She was born 1852 at Buxted, Sussex; christened 18th Jul 1852 at St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iRuth Fanny who was born 1888
  iiEmily Rose who was born 1889
   
  4. Eliza Ann Mitting [Hollands] was the daughter of John Hollands, carpenter and Mary Ann Hollands [Geer]. She was born 1862 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 24th Aug 1862 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex, daughter of John Hollands (labourer) & Mary Anne Hollands; died 1938 at Victoria, Australia
  She married Walter Oxley Mitting on 1886. He was born 19th Dec 1860 at Worthing, Sussex; christened 7th Feb 1864 at Wartling, Sussex; died 1957 at Victoria, Australia. They had the following children:
  iMary Lydia Ruth who was born c 1887
  iiCecil Charles Ernest who was born 1889; died 1973
   
  5. Emily Ruth White [Hollands] was the daughter of John Hollands, carpenter and Mary Ann Hollands [Geer]. She was born 17th Jun 1864 at Waldron, Sussex, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1864 Q3 Vol 2b Page 101; christened 14th Aug 1864 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex, daughter of John Hollands (labourer) & Mary Anne Hollands; emigrated Dec 1913 to Australia, on board S.S. Omrah; died 30th May 1957 at Victoria, Australia
  She married William White on 11th Jan 1890 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex. He was born Jan to Mar 1863 at East Hoathly, Sussex, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1863 Q1 Vol 2b Page 97; emigrated Dec 1913 to Australia, on board S.S. Omrah; died 1941. They had the following children:
12 iMaggie Frances who was born 15th Jul 1891 at East Hoathly, Sussex; died 23rd Oct 1974 Victoria, Australia; buried after 23rd Oct 1974 Victoria, Australia
13 iiJannette May who was born 1894 at East Hoathly, Sussex; died 10th Oct 1967 Victoria, Australia
14 iiiGertrude Ruth who was born 1897 at East Hoathly, Sussex; died 8th Dec 1975 Victoria, Australia
   
  6. John Hollands was the son of John Hollands, carpenter and Mary Ann Hollands [Geer]. He was born 5th Sep 1866 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 16th Dec 1866 at St. Bartholomew's Church, Waldron, Sussex, son of John Hollands (labourer) & Mary Ann Hollands; died 13th May 1929 at Huggetts, Horsham Road, Waldron, Sussex; buried 3rd Jun 1929 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
  He married Charlotte Mahalath Hazelden on 1897. She was born 12th Jun 1870 at Speldhurst, Kent; died 5th Mar 1953 at Hailsham, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iMargaret Helen who was born 1898 at Heathfield, Sussex; died 1956 Eastbourne, Sussex
  iiDoris Kathleen May who was born 1900 at Waldron, Sussex; died 1980 Eastbourne, Sussex
  iiiDenis John who was born 25th May 1904 at Uckfield, Sussex; died Dec 1992 Eastbourne, Sussex
  ivMay Charlotte who was born 1910 at Uckfield, Sussex; died 1976 Eastbourne, Sussex
   
  7. Ernest Albert Hollands was the son of John Hollands, carpenter and Mary Ann Hollands [Geer]. He was born 1869 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 2nd Apr 1879 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex, son of John Hollands (labourer) & Mary Ann Hollands
  He married France Henrietta Blackman on 1893 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent. She was born July to Sep 1871, registered at Tonbridge District, Kent, ref: 1871 Q3 Vol 2b Page 531. They had the following children:
  iElla Florence who was born 1893 at Tonbridge, Kent
  iiEmily Frances who was born 1894 at Tonbridge, Kent
  iiiViolet Ruth who was born 1896 at Tonbridge, Kent
  ivMargaret Daisy who was born 1898 at Tonbridge, Kent
  vEllen Caroline who was born 1900 at Tonbridge, Kent; died 1977
   
  8. Fanny Fuller [Hollands] was the daughter of John Hollands, carpenter and Mary Ann Hollands [Geer]. She was born 1872 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 2nd Apr 1879 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex, daughter of John Hollands (labourer) & Mary Ann Hollands
  iEthel who was born 1896
  She married Alfred Fuller on Apr 1897 at Uckfield, Sussex. He was born 1871 at Heathfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iWilliam who was born 1898
  iiDorothy who was born 1900
  iiiKathleen who was born 1903; died 1997
   
  9. Edwin Joseph Hollands, police constable was the son of John Hollands, carpenter and Mary Ann Hollands [Geer]. He was born 1875 at Waldron, Sussex; christened 2nd Apr 1879 at All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex, son of John Hollands (labourer) & Mary Ann Hollands
  He married Emma Mitchell on 1899 at West Ham, Essex. She was born 1872 at Forest Row, Sussex
   
Generation No. 3
  10. Thomas Frank Wren was the son of Thomas Wren and Dorcas Wren [Hollands]. He was born July to Sep 1886, registered at Hailsham District, Sussex, ref: 1886 Q3 Vol 2b Page 106a; emigrated Jan 1914 to Australia, On board S.S. Omrah, departing England Dec 1913; died 1965
  He married Elizabeth Filewood on Apr to June 1921, registered at Godstone District, Surrey, ref: 1921 Q2 Vol 2a Page 512. She was born Jan to Mar 1896, registered at Godstone District, Surrey, ref: 1896 Q1 Vol 2a Page 197; died 3rd Aug 1976 at Merbein, Victoria, Australia. They had the following children:
  iRaymond Stanley who was born c 1922
  iiElizabeth May who was born c 1924
  iiiGraeme who was born c 1928
   
  11. Elsie May Jacobs [Wren] was the daughter of Thomas Wren and Dorcas Wren [Hollands]. She was born 1894; emigrated Jan 1914 to Australia, On board S.S. Omrah, departing England Dec 1913; died c 1953
  She married Samuel Jacobs on c 1920. He was born c 1894; died 1954
   
  12. Maggie Frances Gibson [Christian] [White] was the daughter of William White and Emily Ruth White [Hollands]. She was born 15th Jul 1891 at East Hoathly, Sussex; emigrated Dec 1913 to Australia, on board S.S. Omrah; died 23rd Oct 1974 at Geelong, Victoria, Australia; buried after 23rd Oct 1974 at Leopold Cemetery, Geelong, Victoria, Australia
  She married (1) William Dennis Christian on 3rd Jul 1915 at Mildura, Victoria, Australia. He was born 21st Jul 1894 at Eastbourne, Sussex; died 23rd Jun 1942 at Victoria, Australia. They had the following children:
  iLeonard William who was born 1916 at Victoria, Australia; died 1983
  iiFelicity Clara Ruth who was born 22nd Jul 1919 at Victoria, Australia; died 10th May 2008 Victoria, Australia
  iiiNaida Amaryllis Henryetta who was born 25th Jul 1921 at Victoria, Australia; died 2nd Mar 1991
  ivRodney Henry Gillam who was born 5th May 1926 at Victoria, Australia
  She married (2) John Sydney Gibson on c 1943 at Broken Hill, NSW, Australia. He was born 12th Jul 1910 at Broken Hill, NSW, Australia; died 1976 at Victoria, Australia
   
  13. Jannette May Litchfield [White] was the daughter of William White and Emily Ruth White [Hollands]. She was born 1894 at East Hoathly, Sussex; emigrated Dec 1913 to Australia, on board S.S. Omrah; died 10th Oct 1967 at Victoria, Australia
  She married Charles Henry Litchfield on 7th Jun 1916 at Victoria, Australia. He was born 21st Aug 1895; died 2nd Mar 1991. They had the following children:
  iRichard William who was born 20th Jan 1917 at Australia; died 23rd Aug 1944, killed in action in WWII - rear gunner - plane shot down
  iiIrene Ruth who was born 22nd Mar 1918 at Australia; died 13th Mar 1999 Australia
  iiiRupert Charles who was born 1919 at Australia
  ivLawrence who was born 1922 at Australia
   
  14. Gertrude Ruth Lyell [White] was the daughter of William White and Emily Ruth White [Hollands]. She was born 1897 at East Hoathly, Sussex; emigrated Dec 1913 to Australia, on board S.S. Omrah; died 8th Dec 1975 at Victoria, Australia
  She married James Eccles Lyell on 27th Apr 1927 at St. John, Church of England, Merbein, Victoria, Australia. He was born 5th Dec 1892 at The Haugh, Mauchline, Scotland. They had the following children:
  iIan William who was born 22nd Mar 1929 at Merbein, Victoria, Australia; died 10th Nov 2009
  iiJames Eccles who was born 5th Dec 1930 at Merbein, Victoria, Australia; died 11th Jul 1976
  iiiGeorge David who was born 10th Jul 1936
  ivRuth Janet who was born 7th Jul 1943
   

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