Peter Brown Family History

John Stripp (1799) & Anne Wheeler

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General History

John Stripp & Anne Wheeler were not one of my direct ancestors but they are related to me as later indirect generations of a direct ancestor.

Key Dates:

John Stripp (Stripe) was baptised on 19th May 1799 in Lingfield, Surrey who was the son of John Stripp ( & Mary) who was the son of Francis Stripp (& Susanna) who was the son of William Stripp 1715 & Elizabeth Underhill. He maybe married Anne Wheeler on 3rd November 1821 in Horsted Keynes (shown as Strip - both shown as from Horsted Keynes, but later census shows John from Lingfield & Ann from West Hoathly). John was probably buried on 9th May 1874 in Lingfield, Surrey ('aged 75').

Anne Wheeler birth details are not known.

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John & Ann had seven children.
  1. Harriet Stripp (Strip) was baptised on 19th May 1822 in Lingfield, Surrey.She possibly had a child baseborn.
    1. George Paul Stripp (Strip) wasbaptised on 22nd February 1846 in Lingfield, Surrey.
  2. Amelia Stripp (Miley Strip) was baptised on 16th May 1824 in Lingfield, Surrey.
  3. James Stripp (Strip) was baptised on 8th October 1826 in Lingfield, Surrey. He possibly married Sarah Cliffe from Oxted in about November 1853 in Godstone RD, Surrey. James lived in 1871 at Chellows cottage, Crowhurst which is where William Brown 1810 & Jane lived in 1851. James probably died in about November 1899 in Godstone RD ('aged 55'-shown as Strip). In 1901 Sarah and family were living at Caterfield Lane, Oxted. James & Sarah had eleven children.
    1. Elizabeth Stripp was born in about 1854 probably in Crowhurst, Surrey .
    2. Henry Richard Stripp was born in about May 1857 probably in Crowhurst, Surrey (Godstone RD). He was living with his widowed mother in 1901.
    3. Stephen Stripp was baptised on 25th September 1859 in Crowhurst, Surrey. He was living with his widowed mother in 1901.
    4. Maurice Stripp (Morris Strip) was baptised on 11th August 1861 in Crowhurst, Surrey.
    5. Ellen Stripp was born in about May 1863 and was baptised on 1st November 1863 in Crowhurst, Surrey.
    6. Sarah Stripp (Strip) was baptised on 5th November 1865 in Crowhurst, Surrey.
    7. Anne Stripp (Annie Strip) was baptised on 5th April 1868 in Crowhurst, Surrey and she probably died in November 1870 in Godstone RD ('aged 2'-shown as Annie Strip). (Note: this allocation is guesswork as between census, but timeline fits).
    8. Frank Stripp (Strip) was baptised on 3rd July 1870 in Crowhurst, Surrey. He was living with his widowed mother in 1901.
    9. James Stripp was baptised on 2nd March 1873 in Crowhurst, Surrey.
    10. Frances Stripp was baptised on 3rd May 1874 in Crowhurst, Surrey.
    11. Margaret Stripp was baptised on 2nd July 1876 in Crowhurst, Surrey.
  4. Mary Anne Stripp (Marianne Strip) was baptised on 31st March 1829 in Lingfield, Surrey.
  5. Caroline Stripp (Strip) was baptised on 6th May 1832 in Lingfield, Surrey. She married in about May 1854 in East Grinstead RD, Sussex.
  6. Susanna Stripp (Susannah Strip) was baptised on 22nd February 1835 in Lingfield, Surrey.
  7. Ellen Stripp (Strip) was baptised on 14th July 1839 in Lingfield, Surrey and she was buried on 10th August 1842 in Lingfield, Surrey ('aged 3-Strip).

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Verification & Concerns Returns to 'Top of Page'

  1. There were numerous differant spellings of "Stripp" in the parish registers eg (Strip, Stripp, Strype, Stripe, Streape, Strape, Streap). 'Streape' tended to be used up to about 1800, 'Strip' was then normally used to about 1840 and then 'Stripp' became the standard.
  2. Census Records:
    1. 1841 Census Strip
      1. Lingfield shows: see family top - John 40, Ann 45, Harriet 15, James 13, Mary 12, Caroline 9, Susannah 6, Ellen 2
      2. Lingfield shows: See family 2 - Amelia 15 at the Common.
    2. 1851 Census Strip
      1. Lingfield shows: see family top- John Stripp 58, Ann 54 (Horsted Keynes, Sussex), Sussannah 16, Mary Ann 1 (grand daughter), George 5 (grandson)
      2. Lingfield shows: See family 3 - James Strip 24 (living with Kelsy as farm servant)
      3. Lingfield shows: See family 5 - Caroline Stripp 19 (living with Deunes as servant)
    3. 1861 Census Strip
      1. Lingfield shows: see family top- John Stripp 63, Ann 65 (W Hoathly, Sussex), Mary 85 (widow mother) living at 'Arden Gun!!'
    4. 1871 Census Strip
      1. Lingfield shows: see family top- John Stripp 71,
      2. Crowhurst shows: see family 3 - James 44, Sarah 39, Henry Richard 13, Stephen 11, Morice 9, Ellen 7, Sarah 5, Frank 9 mnths living at Chellows Cottage, Crowhurst plus Elizabeth Clifton 18 (daughter) & Elizabeth Caroline Clifton 6 mnths (granddaughter)
    5. 1881 Census Strip
      1. Crowhurst shows: see family 3 - James Strip 55 (Lingfield), Sarah 49 (Oxted), Henry N 24 (Oxted), Stephen 22 (Oxted), Sarah 15, Frank 10, Margaret 4, Caroline E Cliffin 10 (Bletchingly-grandaughter)
      2. Crowhurst shows: see family 3 D - Maurice Strip 19 (Crowhurst) living at Wintersell Farm, Crowhurst,
      3. Oxted shows: see family 3 E - Ellen Strip 17 (Crowhurst) living at Broadham Manor, Oxted,
    6. 1901 Census
      1. Oxted shows (Family ref 3): Sarah Stripp 73 (widow, Oxted), Henry R 43 (Crowhurst), Stephen 41 (Crowhurst), Frank 30 (Crowhurst). Living at Caterfield Lane, Oxted.
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No information available
Sources Returns to 'Top of Page'
  1. Parish Records - Horne, Godstone, Lingfield
  2. Census Records - 1841, 1861, 1871 - British Origins Web site
  3. Census Records - 1851- Godstone District CD
  4. Census Records - 1881 Family Search CD
  5. Census Records - 1901- National Archives
  6. Surrey Marriage Index CD
  7. Sussex Marriage Index CD
  8. FREEBMD (Index of birth, marriages, deaths post 1837)
  9. Rebecca Williams from Holland who is a direct descendant of the 'Stripp family'. Email: acceber@zonnet.nl
  10. IGI (International Genealogical Index: Latter-day Saints) - batches of parish records: see LINKS-Research Web sites