NameWilliam MERCER
Birth9 June 1802, Lewes
ChristeningSouth Malting, Sussex
FatherWilliam MERCER (~1763-1850)
MotherSarah (MERCER) (~1762-1833)
Birth9 May 1806, Lewes
Death28 June 1834
Marriage2 December 1827, Brighton Old Church
ChildrenHenry (1828-<1888)
 Eliza (1830-)
 William (1832-<1870)
 Joseph (1834-1835)
Notes for William MERCER
In the 1851 census William was aged 48, he was a widower anddescribed himself as "Gardener Seedsman". He was born in Lewes.He was living at 99 High St. Lewes with his daughter Eliza,shopwoman, unmarried aged 20, born in Lewes; and his sonWilliam, Journeyman Gardener, unmarried aged 18, born in Lewes.They had a house servant Sophia Court.In the 1861 census at 76 High St (ex 145) William now 57, stilla widower, was a Fruiterer employing 1 man and 1 boy. Eliza wasstill there, unmarried aged 30, working in her father's shop.Sophia was now described as "Housekeeper".
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