Emily Duplock 1861-1943

Emily DUPLOCK is the mother of my great grandfather Sylvan Thomas NEWICK, who was born in Mayfield, Sussex on 27 January 18951. Silvan’s birth certificate tells us that Emily DUPLOCK was married to Henry NEWICK.

When and Where BornNameSexName and Surname of FatherName, Surname and Maiden Name of MotherOccupation of FatherInformantWhen Registered
27 January 1895. Hampdens Lodge, MayfieldSilvan ThomasBoyHenry NEWICKEmily NEWICK formerly DUPLOCKFarm labourerE NEWICK. Mother. Hampdens Lodge, Mayfield12 March 1895


Emily DUPLOCK was born at The Crouch, Mayfield, Sussex on 19 April 18512. Her parents are Charles DUPLOCK (a farm labourer) and Eliza GOLDSMITH.

When and Where BornNameSexName and Surname of FatherName, Surname and Maiden Surname of MotherOccupation of FatherInformantWhen Registered
19 April 1851. The Crouch, MayfieldEmilyGirlCharles DUPLOCKEliza DUPLOCK formerly GOLDSMITHFarm labourerEliza DUPLOCK. Mother. The Crouch, Mayfield25 May 1861

Emily DUPLOCK was baptised at St Dunstan’s Church, Mayfield, Sussex on 07 July 18613.

When BaptisedChild’s Christian NameParents’ NamesSurnameResidenceFather’s Occupation
07 July 1861EmilyCharles & ElizaDUPLOCKMayfieldLabourer

1871 Census

In 1871 Emily DUPLOCK was living at Tanners Green, Mayfield, Sussex4 with her parents Charles and Eliza DUPLOCK. Emily DUPLOCK was 9 years old.

Name and SurnameRelation to HeadConditionAgeRank, Profession or OccupationWhere Born
Charles DUPLOCKHeadMarried61Agricultural labourerMayfield, Sussex
Eliza DUPLOCKWifeMarried41Rotherfield, Sussex
Mary A DUPLOCKDaurUnmarried19Servant domestic out of employRotherfield, Sussex
Emily DUPLOCKDaur9ScholarMayfield, Sussex
James DUPLOCKSon6ScholarMayfield, Sussex
Harry DUPLOCKSon4ScholarMayfield, Sussex

1881 Census

In 1881 Emily DUPLOCK was living at the High Street in Mayfield, Sussex5. She was a general domestic servant in the household of Thomas MARCHANT, a retired farmer.

Name and SurnameRelation to HeadConditionAgeRank, Profession or OccupationWhere Born
Emily DUPLOCKServantUnmarried19General servant domesticMayfield, Sussex


Henry NEWICK and Emily DUPLOCK were married at St Dunstan’s Church at Mayfield, Sussex6. Both Henry NEWICK & Emily DUPLOCK were mentioned on their son Sylvan’s birth certificate. Emily DUPLOCK’s father is Charles DUPLOCK, a labourer.

When MarriedName and SurnameAgeConditionRank or ProfessionResidenceFather’s Name and SurnameRank or Profession of Father
12 August 1883Henry NEWICK25BachelorLabourerMayfieldHenry NEWICKLabourer
Emily DUPLOCK22SpinsterMayfieldCharles DUPLOCKLabourer
Witnesses: Henry SAUNDERS & Eliza SAUNDERS

1891 Census

In 1891 Henry and Emily NEWICK were living at Gold’s Farm, Mayfield, Sussex7 with 6 of their sons: Harry, Charlie, William, Albert, James and Arthur.

Name and SurnameRelation to HeadConditionAgeRank, Profession or OccupationWhere Born
Henry NEWICKHeadMarried34Agricultural labourerTicehurst, Sussex
Emily NEWICKWifeMarried30Mayfield, Sussex
Harry NEWICKSon7ScholarMayfield, Sussex
Charlie NEWICKSon5Mayfield, Sussex
William James NEWICKSon3Mayfield, Sussex
Albert Henry NEWICKSon2Mayfield, Sussex
James Duplock NEWICKSon1Mayfield, Sussex
Arthur Ernest NEWICKSon3 monthsMayfield, Sussex

1901 Census

In 1901, Henry and Emily NEWICK were living at 1 Darby’s Cottages8 with 9 of their children: Harry, Charlie, William, Albert, James, Arthur, Frank, May, Sylvan and Emily.

Name and SurnameRelation to HeadCondition as to MarriageAgeProfession or OccupationWhere Born
Henry NEWICKHeadMarried43Carter on farmTicehurst, Stonegate, Sussex
Emily NEWICKWifeMarried40Mayfield, Sussex
Harry NEWICKSonSingle17Stock man on farmMayfield, Sussex
Charlie NEWICKSonSingle15Carters boy on farmMayfield, Sussex
William NEWICKSon13Carters boy on farmMayfield, Sussex
Albert NEWICKSon12ScholarMayfield, Sussex
James NEWICKSon11ScholarMayfield, Sussex
Arthur NEWICKSon10ScholarMayfield, Sussex
Frank NEWICKSon9ScholarMayfield, Sussex
May NEWICKDaur.8ScholarMayfield, Sussex
Sylvan NEWICKSon6ScholarMayfield, Sussex
Emily NEWICKDaur.4ScholarMayfield, Sussex

1911 Census

In 1911, Henry and Emily NEWICK were living at Darby’s Cottages, Wadhurst9 (the same address as in 1901).

Name and SurnameRelationship to HeadAgeParticulars as to MarriageProfession or OccupationBirth Place
Henry NEWICKHead53MarriedWaggoner on farmStonegate, Sussex
Emily NEWICKWife50Married 28 years. 12 children, 12 living, 0 diedMayfield, Sussex
Albert Henry NEWICKSon22SingleLabourer on farmMayfield, Sussex
James Duplock NEWICKSon21SingleWaggoner on farmMayfield, Sussex
Arthur Ernest NEWICKSon20SingleLabourer on farmMayfield, Sussex
Frank NEWICKSon18SingleGardener (domestic)Mayfield, Sussex
Sylven Thomas NEWICKSon14SingleLabourer on farmMayfield, Sussex
Emily NEWICKDaughter14SchoolMayfield, Sussex
Edward Kingsley NEWICKSon8Wadhurst, Sussex

1939 Register

In 1939 Emily NEWICK was a widow, and living at No 3 The Angle, Sparrow’s Green, Uckfield, Sussex10 with her son Edward NEWICK. The date of birth matches the one given on her birth certificate.

Surname and Other NamesDate of BirthS, M, W or DPersonal Occupation
Emily NEWICK19 April 1861WidowHouse duties
Edward W NEWICK25 November 1927SingleAt school


Emily DUPLOCK (NEWICK) died in January 1843. Her obituary in the Kent & Sussex Courier read:

Late Mrs. Emily NEWICK. The funeral took place at Wad-Church on Thursday of Mrs. Emily NEWICK, aged 81. Who passed away at 3, The Angle, Cockmount Lane. She was the widow of Mr. H. NEWICK, and had brought up a large family of 12. Six sons and two daughters are still living and there are 26 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Family mourners were Mr. H. NEWICK, Mr. W. NEWICK, Mr. A. NEWICK, Mr. J. NEWICK, Mr. and Mrs. E. NEWICK, Mr. and Mrs. S. NEWICK, Mr. and Mrs. H. TOMPSETT, Mr. and Mrs. NYE, Mr. and Mrs. H. DUPLOCK, Mrs. F. NEWICK, Mrs. K. NEWICK, Mrs. LORD, Miss. F. NEWICK, Miss. E. NYE, Mr. T. NEWICK, and Master Edward NEWICK, and others were Mrs. W. SMITH, Mrs. B. MARTIN, Mrs. H. DEEPROSE, Mrs. P. NEAL, Mrs. N. TOMPSETT, Mrs. RICHARDSON and Mrs. W. PALMER. Floral tributes were from Harry, Annie and Eileen; Will, Mary and daughter; Bert and Nellie; Jim, Eva and family; Ernest and Harty; Sylven, Hetty and family; Charlie, Dolly, Beat and Albert; Florrie (grand-daughter); Emily (grand-daughter); Lizzie and family; brother Harry and Flo; Edward, Flo and family; Mr. and Mrs. F. NEWINGTON; Mrs. BUTCHERS; Mrs. NEAL; and anon. – The family of the late Mrs. NEWICK wish to thank all friends for kindness and sympathy in their bereavement and in floral tributes sent. 

Obituary of Mrs. Emily NEWICK. Kent & Sussex Courier. 05 February 1943.

The obituary stated that Emily DUPLOCK (NEWICK) was buried at the Church of St Peter & St Paul in Wadhurst, Sussex on 04 February 1943.

Family Members:

Husband:Henry NEWICK 1857-1939
Son (Direct Ancestor):Sylvan Thomas NEWICK 1895-1986
Father:Charles DUPLOCK 1812-1872
Mother:Eliza GOLDSMITH 1829-1883

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  1. Births (CR) England. Mayfield, Sussex. 27 January 1895. NEWICK, Silven Thomas. Entry No. 290.
  2. Births (CR) England. Mayfield, Sussex. 19 April 1861. DUPLOCK, Emily. Entry No. 484.
  3. Baptisms (PR) England. Mayfield, Sussex. 07 July 1861. DUPLOCK, Emily. Collection: England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975. FHL film no 1067250. http://www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 11 June 2021.
  4. Census Records. England. Mayfield, Sussex. 02 April 1871. DUPLACK, Charles (head). ED 15. SN 4. PN 1051. FN 90. http://www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 11 June 2021.
  5. Census Records. England. Mayfield, Sussex. 03 April 1881. MARCHANT, Thomas (head). PN 1051. FN 95. p. 12. http://www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 19 November 2020.
  6. Marriages (CR) England. Mayfield, Sussex. 12 August 1883. NEWICK, Henry and DUPLOCK, Emily. Entry no. 187.
  7. Census Records. England. Mayfield, Sussex. 05 April 1891. NEWICK, Henry (head). ED 15. PN 783. FN 66. http://www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 12 June 2021.
  8. Census Records. England. Wadhurst, Sussex. 01 April 1901. NEWICK, Henry (head). ED 6. PN 894. FN 62. p. 2. http://www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 12 June 2021.
  9. Census Records. England. Wadhurst, Sussex. 02 April 1911. NEWICK, Henry (head). RD 73. ED 06. PN 4913. http://www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 12 June 2021.
  10. 1939 Register. England. Uckfield, Sussex. NEWICK, Emily. 29 September 1939. Reference: RG 101/2560E. National Archives (Great Britain), Kew, England. Collection: 1939 Register. http://www.ancestry.co.uk : accessed 07 April 2021.


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