The Longhurst Family - Offshoots

Joseph Longhurst and Sarah Haysman came to Canada in 1832. Joseph is descended from John Longhurst, born c1515.

The children of Joseph Longhurst and Sarah Haysman are :

George, (Charles,) John, James, Anne, Frederick, Jesse, Caroline, and Hester...



Charles Longhurst was born c1811 in Dorking Capel Surrey England.

Charles married in 1832, to Martha Inkerman (born c1813).

Charles and Martha had twelve children : Eunice, Joseph, Sarah, Mary, Jacob, Timothy, Margaret, Susan, George, James, Robert, and Zenas.

From the 1851 census for Canada West, Ontario County, Scott Township...

LONGHURST
Charles
m
40
LONGHURST
Martha
f
38
LONGHURST
Unis (Eunice)
f
15
LONGHURST
Joseph
m
13
LONGHURST
Anne
f
11
LONGHURST
Jane
f
10
LONGHURST
Isaac
m
7
LONGHURST
Timothy
m
5
LONGHURST
Margaret
f
2

On this 1851 census, Charles' occupation was recorded as yeoman. Religion was Church of England. Ages noted - "as of next birthday".

Charles Longhurst died December 22, 1892 in Toronto, Ontario. Record of death shows cause as "senile decay" (i.e. old age).

Martha Inkerman died in 1896.

To read more about this couple, please go here...


Eunice Longhurst


Joseph Longhurst


Sarah Anne Longhurst

  • note : from information found in the 1881 Census in East Gwillimbury, with Welleer's name found to be mis-spelled "Mhelles"
  • Sarah Anne Longhurst died on July 6, 1917, in East Gwillimbury, Ontario
  • Weller Longhurst died Dec. 27, 1922, and is buried in Franklin, County York, Ontario.


Mary Jane Longhurst


Jacob Isaac Longhurst


Timothy Longhurst


Margaret Longhurst (listed as Maria on baptismal record and marriage record)


Susan Longhurst


George Longhurst


James Longhurst


Robert Hosmer Longhurst (baptised as Robert "Hersmer")

Note: Hosmer was the last name Sarah, wife of Joseph, on this site prior to June 15, 2006. Her last name turned out to be Haysman (from a document provided by Dawn Shilcock), leading to speculation about the accuracy of Robert's reported middle name.


Zenas Inkerman Longhurst (baptised as such)


This file last modified 3/13/2016...

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