My niece married the great-grandson of Horace Simmonds who was placed in an orphanage
following the death of his mother Florence, who came to Australia to work.
Family history so far ascertained is below.
We are anxious to contact any descendants of her family, and would be gratified if
any members have any information to assist.
Henry Simmons b. 1810 Twineham Sussex
married 1830 Twineham
Ann nee Basham b. 1813 Twineham
John Simmons b. 1835 Newtimber
Stephen Simmons b. 1838 Newtimber
Sarah Simmons b. 1840 Hurstpierpoint
Ann Simmons b. 1843 Hurstpierpoint
Rebecca Simmons b. 1845 Hurstpierpoint
Hannah Simmons b. 1847 Hurstpierpoint
Samuel Simmons b. 1850 Hurstpierpoint
Stephen Simmonds b. 1838 Newtimber
married 20/02/1860 Henfield
Sarah nee Kensett b. 1840 Henfield.
[Stephen and Sarah found all Census to 1901]
Elizabeth Ann Simmons b. 1860 Bitterne Hampshire[found to 1871]
Henry James Simmons b. 1862 Hound, Hants [found to 1871]
Florence Sarah Simmons b. 1867 Brighton [to Aus. 1890]
Horace Simmons b. 1869 Brighton [found to 1881]
George Simmons b. 1872 Brighton [found to 1901]
Jasper Simmons b. 1877 Brighton [found to 1901]
Daisy Rachel Simmonds b. 1880 Brighton [found to 1891]
Cuthbert Simmons b. 1883 Brighton [found to 1901-Brompton Barracks]
Rosetta Simmons b. 1886 Brighton [found to 1901]
I am a new member and any assistance to my research would be greatly appreciated.
Sincerely Judith Kingston, Bargara, Australia