Victorian Family Size

In our Titheridge / Titheradge / Tidridge / Tytheridge data base we 67 couples who have produced more than 6 children. How did these Victorian women managed to cope with their ten, eleven, twelve or even thirteen children!

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Edward Hetrell Titheradge with 7 of his 9 grown up children

No of children No of families
7 children 23 couples
8 children 17 couples
9 children 9 couples
10 children 9 couples
11 children 4couples
12 children 2 couples
13 children 1 couple
14 children 1 couple
15 children 1 couple

 

So who are these amazing people who produced such large families?

Eleven children

From 1840 to 1863 Henry Tidridge and Ann Newell of Bishops Waltham produced 11 children (4 boys and 7 girls) of these eleven are believed to have lived past childhood.

From 1883 to 1900 George Titheridge and Georgina Hanniball of London produced 11 children (5 boys and 6 girls) of these nine are believed to have lived past childhood (note we are yet to find the birth records for one of these children)

From 1884 to 1905 Harry John Tidridge and Emma Newman of South Stoneham area produced 11 children (7 boys and 4 girls) of these ten are believed to have lived past childhood.

From 1892 to 1910 Albert James Titheridge and Catherine West of Southwick Sussex produced 11 children (4 boys and 7 girls) of these only six are believed to have lived past childhoold

Twelve children

From 1828 to 1849 John Titheridge and Sarah Withers of Droxford produced 12 children (8 boys and 4 girls) of these ten are believed to have lived past childhood.

From 1853 to 1876 William Titheridge and Eliza Merrit of Swanmore produced 12 children (7 boys and 5 girls) of these twelve are believed to have lived past childhood.

Thirteen children

From 1849 to 1870 William Henry Titheridge and Elizabeth Ann Baird of Alverstoke produced 13 children (6 boys and 7 girls) of these eleven are believed to have lived past childhood. (see details below)

Fourteen children

From 1878 to 1902 Noah John Titheridge and Amelia Gardener of Swanmore produced 14 children (5 boys and 9 girls) of these thirteen are believed to have lived past childhood. (see details below)

Fifteen children

From 1827 to 1854 William Titheridge and Elizabeth Lee of East Meon produced 15 children (5 boys and 10 girls) of these nine are believed to have lived past childhood. (see details below)

Of these large families three of them come from the same line Noah John of Swanmore (14 children) is the son of William and Eliza of Swanmore (12 children) and the grandson of John and Sarah Titheridge of Droxford (12 children). No wonder there are so many Titheridges in Droxford and surrounding areas of Hampshire!

The 13 Children of William Henry TITHERIDGE and Elizabeth Ann Baird

Alverstoke august 2011 (4)WILLIAM HENRY TITHERIDGE was born about Jan 1828 in Alverstoke, Hampshire son of RICHARD and ANN TITHERIDGE. He died in Mar 1896 in Portsea, Hampshire. He married ELIZABETH ANN BAIRD on 15 Oct 1848 in Portsmouth, St Thomas, Hampshire.

William Henry TITHERIDGE and Elizabeth Ann BAIRD had the following children:

• WILLIAM HENRY TITHERIDGE was born in Mar 1849 in Gosport, Hampshire. He died in Mar 1905 in Alverstoke, Hampshire.
• ELIZABETH ANN TITHERIDGE was born on 26 Nov 1850 in Gosport Forton, Hampshire. She died before 1881. She married MOSES RICHARDSON on 23 Oct 1871 in Portsmouth, St Thomas, Hampshire.
• JAMES TITHERIDGE was born on 12 Mar 1852 in Gosport Forton, Hampshire. He died in Jun 1855 in Alverstoke, Hampshire.
• MARY ANN TITHERIDGE was born on 08 Mar 1854 in Gosport Forton, Hampshire. She died in Mar 1855 in Alverstoke, Hampshire.
• JAMES TITHERIDGE was born on 03 Jun 1856 in Gosport Forton, Hampshire. He died in Jun 1942 in Brentford, Middlesex. He married ELIZA INNELL on 15 Nov 1883 in Greenwich, London.
• BENJAMIN TITHERIDGE was born on 26 Aug 1857 in Gosport Forton, Hampshire. He died on 23 Jan 1918 in South Stoneham, Hampshire. He married (1) LOUISA POPE in Mar 1882 in Portsea, Hampshire. She died in Dec 1906 in Alverstoke, Hampshire. He married (2) LIZZIE REBECCA PHILLIPS in Dec 1907 in Alverstoke, Hampshire.
• SARAH EMMA TITHERIDGE was born on 10 Sep 1859 in Gosport Forton, Hampshire. She died on 01 Jun 1915 in Portsea, Hampshire.
• JOHN TITHERIDGE was born on 11 Dec 1860 in Gosport Forton, Hampshire. He died on 09 Jul 1946 in Hendon, Middlesex. He married (1) AMELIA MAUD HOLLAND in Jun 1894 in Portsea, Hampshire. She died in Dec 1918 in Hendon. He married (2) GRACE MAUD KING in Mar 1919 in Hendon, Middlesex.
• EMMA TITHERIDGE was born in Sep 1862 in Alverstoke, Hampshire. She married WILLIAM BRYAN in Jun 1884 in Alverstoke, Hampshire.
• ANN TITHERIDGE was born in Jun 1864 in Alverstoke, Hampshire. She married WILLIAM JOHN TATFORD in Jun 1885 in Portsea, Hampshire.
• MARY ANN TITHERIDGE was born in Dec 1865 in Alverstoke, Hampshire.
• HENRY TITHERIDGE was born in Mar 1868 in Alverstoke, Hampshire.
• MARGARET TITHERIDGE was born on 16 Feb 1870 in Gosport Forton, Hampshire. She married UNKNOWN in Mar 1890 in Portsea, Hampshire.

The 14 Children of Noah John TITHERIDGE and Amelia Gardener

DSC06839NOAH JOHN TITHERIDGE was born on 20 Sep 1858 in Swanmore By Droxford, Hampshire son of WILLIAM and ELIZA TITHERIDGE. He died on 25 Apr 1929 in Shedfield, Hampshire. He married AMELIA GARDENER on 15 Jul 1878 in Swanmore By Droxford, Hampshire.

Noah John TITHERIDGE and Amelia GARDENER had the following children:

• ALICE JANE TITHERIDGE was born in Dec 1878 in Swanmore By Droxford, Hampshire. She died in 1951. She married CHARLES JOHN EDWARDS in Dec 1898 in Portsea, Hampshire
• EDITH FLORENCE TITHERIDGE was born in Sep 1880 in Swanmore By Droxford, Hampshire. She married FRANK EARWAKER in Dec 1899 in Droxford, Hampshire.
• WILLIAM (EDWARD OR EDWIN) TITHERIDGE was born in Mar 1883 in Droxford, Hampshire. He died in Jun 1962 in Winchester, Hampshire. He married BEATRICE ELIZABETH DAYSH in Sep 1909 in Droxford, Hampshire.
• WALTER CHARLES TITHERIDGE was born in Dec 1884 in Swanmore By Droxford, Hampshire. He died in Mar 1961 in Droxford, Hampshire. He married (1) ANNIE ELIZABETH E PYMER in Dec 1906 in Droxford, Hampshire. He married (2) ANNIE E E PALK in Mar 1944 in Portsea, Hampshire.
• NOAH JOHN TITHERIDGE was born in Dec 1886 in Swanmore By Droxford, Hampshire. He died in Mar 1958 in Droxford, Hampshire. He married ANNIE LOUISE FERRIS in Dec 1913 in Droxford, Hampshire.
• FREDERICK GEORGE TITHERIDGE was born in Dec 1888 in Swanmore By Droxford, Hampshire. He died in Sep 1951 in Winchester, Hampshire.
• MABEL LEAH TITHERIDGE was born in Mar 1890 in Swanmore By Droxford, Hampshire. She married HENRY CHARLES BLAKE in Sep 1918 in Droxford, Hampshire.
• ELSIE OLIVE TITHERIDGE was born on 30 Sep 1892 in Swanmore By Droxford, Hampshire. She died on 11 Feb 1964. She married WILLIAM H K GLASSPOOL in Jun 1913 in Droxford, Hampshire.
• REGINALD HUBERT TITHERIDGE was born in Mar 1894 in Droxford, Hampshire. He died in Sep 1894 in Droxford, Hampshire.
• HILDA GRACE TITHERIDGE was born on 10 Apr 1895 in Droxford, Hampshire. She died on 23 Sep 1969. She married ALBERT GREVITT on 28 Feb 1914 in Shedfield, Hampshire.
• LOTTIE IVY TITHERIDGE was born on 04 Jan 1897 in Swanmore By Droxford, Hampshire. She died in 1987. She married THOMAS KYNASTON in Jun 1920 in Droxford, Hampshire.
• FREDA FLOSSIE TITHERIDGE was born in Dec 1898 in Swanmore By Droxford, Hampshire. She died in 1983. She married GEORGE GREENAWAY in Mar 1919 in Droxford, Hampshire.
• AUDREY DORA TITHERIDGE was born in Jun 1900 in Swanmore By Droxford, Hampshire. She died in Jun 1944 in Droxford, Hampshire. She married GEORGE HARRY TITHERIDGE in Mar 1919 in Droxford, Hampshire, son of William Henry TITHERIDGE and Annie COOPER. He was born in 1892 in Bishops Waltham, Hampshire. He died in Sep 1938 in Winchester, Hampshire.
• DOROTHY GLADYS TITHERIDGE was born on 02 Feb 1902 in Swanmore By Droxford, Hampshire. She died in 1986. She married CECIL JOHN VEAR in Dec 1921 in Droxford, Hampshire.

The 15 Children of William TITHERIDGE and Elizabeth Lee

East Meon (16)WILLIAM TITHERIDGE was born about May 1805 in East Meon, Hampshire son of THOMAS and JANE TITHERIDGE. He died in Jun 1866 in East Meon, Hampshire. He married ELIZABETH LEE on 28 Jul 1827 in East Meon, Hampshire.

William TITHERIDGE and Elizabeth LEE had the following children:

• HARRIETT TITHERIDGE was born in 1827. She died in 1830.
• ANN TITHERIDGE was born about Jun 1828 in East Meon, Hampshire.
• JOHN TITHERIDGE was born about Feb 1829 in East Meon, Hampshire. He died in Dec 1886 in Portsea, Hampshire. He married ELIZA HASTINGS on 19 Jul 1858 in Portsea, St Marys, Hampshire.
• WILLIAM TITHERIDGE was born about Jun 1831 in East Meon, Hampshire. He died in Dec 1907 in Petersfield, Hampshire. He married MARY MOYS OR MOSS on 08 May 1858 in East Meon, Hampshire.
• HARRIETT TITHERIDGE was born about Jun 1833 in East Meon, Hampshire. She died about Feb 1837 in East Meon, Hampshire.
• ELIZA TITHERIDGE was born about May 1835 in East Meon, Hampshire.
• JANE TITHERIDGE was born about Feb 1836 in East Meon, Hampshire. She died in Sep 1837 in East Meon, Hampshire.
• MARIA TITHERIDGE was born on 21 Jul 1838 in East Meon, Hampshire. She married WILLIAM ROGERS on 13 Jan 1861 in East Meon, Hampshire.
• JAMES TITHERIDGE was born on 04 Feb 1840 in East Meon, Hampshire. He died on 23 Apr 1923. He married ELIZA ROSSEY HARFIELD on 11 Nov 1865 in Catherington, Hampshire.
• ELIZABETH TITHERIDGE was born on 04 Jan 1842 in East Meon, Hampshire. She married WILLIAM WILLIS on 08 Apr 1860 in East Meon, Hampshire.
• SARAH TITHERIDGE was born on 29 Jan 1844 in East Meon, Hampshire. She died on 18 Oct 1932. She married WILLIAM FLY on 04 Jun 1864 in East Meon, Hampshire. HANNAH TITHERIDGE was born on 30 Aug 1846 in East Meon, Hampshire. She died about Nov 1846 (dec 1846 e meon sch).
• HENRY TITHERIDGE was born on 28 Jul 1847 in East Meon, Hampshire.
• ELLEN TITHERIDGE was born on 13 Dec 1849 in East Meon, Hampshire. She died in Jun 1855 in Petersfield, Hampshire.
• FRANK TITHERIDGE was born in Mar 1854 in East Meon, Hampshire. He married EMILY JANE PORT on 13 Oct 1877 in East Meon, Hampshire.

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