Mary (?)

     Mary (?) married David Richardson, son of William Small and Grace French, circa 1840 at Sussex, England.

Family

David Richardson b. 8 Feb 1818
Marriage*
Mary (?) married David Richardson, son of William Small and Grace French, circa 1840 at Sussex, England
Child

Mary (?)

b. circa 1580, d. November 1639
     Mary (?) was born circa 1580 at Sussex, England.
Mary (?) married John Akehurst, son of Shepard Akehurst and Joan (?), circa 1595 at Sussex, England.
Mary (?) died in November 1639 at Hastings, Sussex, England.
Her estate was probated on 2 November 1639 at Archdeaconry Court of Lewes, Sussex, England.1
Mary (?) was buried on 5 November 1639 at St Peter & St Paul, Hellingly, Sussex, England, "Mrs., widow."2
Admon of Mary Akehurst of Hastings, 1639
(ESRO: PBT 1/3/7/181A)
Proved: 1639
The same day* Mr Thomas Russell Clerk Master of Arts Surrogate etc. Comitted the administration of the goods etc. of Mary Akehurst formerly of Hastings widow deceased intestate to Richard Frank, clerk, the husband of Anne Franke otherwise Akehurst the natural and legitimate daughter of the said deceased well and faithfully to administer etc. on the Holy Gospels etc. Richard Franke of Hastings aforesaid, ane Thomas Barkof Lewes, blacksmith, being bound ___ £200
And an inventory before the Feast of St Thomas the Apostle next to come
* Date given earlier in the document but not shown in this image.
A note in the margin says the Admon was by the PCC.
(Transcribed by Claire Wickens, 5 October 2018.)

Mary Akehurst's death is mentioned in an "Assignment of Mortgage" document dated 17 Aug 1691 (ESRO: MIL 1/15/2). The summary from the ESRO catalogue is quoted below:
Assignment of mortgage for £138 13s 4d
Date: 17 Aug 1691
Repository: East Sussex Record Office
ESRO reference: MIL 1/15/2
Description: Ann Wenham of Laughton, widow, to William Benbrigg of Boreham Street in Wartling, gent
1     The Gulphes and The Halton (18 acres) with a barn, occupied by Richard Atherall in 1639
2     The Halton otherwise The Gallowes Field (10 acres), occupied by Henry Dowle in 1639
recites: resulting from the negotiation for the marriage between Richard Franck and Ann Franck for securing their payment of £200 which he had received from her, and which by agreement between them should be repaid to the four children of Richard Baker which he had by Ann (Richard Baker, Mary Baker, John Baker and Abraham Baker) as part of the legacies given them by their father's will, he granted a 99-year lease to Ann's mother Mary Akehurst of Hastings, widow, and to Richard Baker's brother John Baker of Tunbridge, gent, to be void if the payments were made, 6 Sep 1639; death of John Baker under 21 several years ago; Richard Baker, Mary wife of Ralph Akehurst of The Cliffe and Abraham Baker have long since achieved the age of 21 but neither Richard Franck in his lifetime nor his executors have made the payments; liability of Ann Franck, as executrix of Richard Baker, for the legacies to her children; death of Mary Akehurst shortly after the indenture of 1639, whereby her interest passed to John Baker late of Tunbridge by survivorship in trust for Ann Franck; Ann Franck has paid the legacies and is entitled to be repaid; assignment of the property by John Baker to John James of Dallington, yeoman, and Henry Cruttenden of Burwash, yeoman (since deceased) in trust for Ann Franck, 25 Oct 1655; assignment by Francis Franck of Hastings, gent (now deceased), son and heir of Richard Franck of Hastings, clerk, with his mother Ann Franck of Cliffe near Lewes, widow, late wife of Richard Franck and previously wife of Richard Baker of Hastings, to John James of Dallington, yeoman, in trust for Ann Franck, 26 Apr 1666; assignment by John James of Dallington, yeoman, to Thomas Snatt of London, haberdasher and Mary Akehurst of the Cliffe near Lewes, widow, in trust for Ann Franck of Lewes, widow, 16 Jun 1670; mortgage for £130 by Thomas Snatt of Hunton in Kent, gent and Mary Akehurst of the Cliffe near Lewes, widow, with Ann Franck of the Cliffe near Lewes, widow and executrix of Richard Baker of Hastings, to Ann Wenham of Laughton, 15 Mar 1690; £138 13s 4d now owing
Witnesses: Richard Isted, Samuel Isted.

Family

John Akehurst b. c 1565, d. 1630
Marriage*
Mary (?) married John Akehurst, son of Shepard Akehurst and Joan (?), circa 1595 at Sussex, England
Children

Citations

  1. [S805] Letters of administration of the estate of Mary Akehurst of Hastings, Sussex, England, granted by the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 1639 (ESRO: PBT 1/3/7/181A).
  2. [S25] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Mary (?)

b. circa 1700, d. 1756
     Mary (?) was born circa 1700 at Sussex, England.
Mary (?) married Edward Akehurst, son of John Akehurst and Ann (?), circa 1725 at Sussex, England.
Mary (?) died in 1756 at Hooe, Sussex, England.
Mary (?) was buried on 3 July 1756 at Hooe, Sussex, England.1

Family

Edward Akehurst b. 2 Oct 1700, d. 1758
Marriage*
Mary (?) married Edward Akehurst, son of John Akehurst and Ann (?), circa 1725 at Sussex, England
Children

Citations

  1. [S25] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Mary (?)

     Mary (?) married John Pocock circa 1770 at Sussex, England.

Family

John Pocock
Marriage*
Mary (?) married John Pocock circa 1770 at Sussex, England
Child

Mary (?)

     Mary (?) married Thomas Ayhurst, son of John Ayhurst and Alice (?), circa 1624 at England.

Family

Thomas Ayhurst b. c 1590
Marriage*
Mary (?) married Thomas Ayhurst, son of John Ayhurst and Alice (?), circa 1624 at England
Children

Mary A (?)

b. circa 1848, d. 1930
     Mary A (?) was born circa 1848 at Newark, Nottinghamshire, England.1
Mary A (?) married Moses Henry Meek, son of John William Meek and Elizabeth Mathis, circa 1870 at England.
On 2 April 1871 Mary A (?) and Moses Henry Meek lived at 3 Bells Passage, Hastings, Sussex, England.1
Mary A (?) died in 1930 at New Zealand.

Family

Moses Henry Meek b. 1842, d. 1884
Marriage*
Mary A (?) married Moses Henry Meek, son of John William Meek and Elizabeth Mathis, circa 1870 at England

Citations

  1. [S69] 1871 Census for England, "Class: RG10; Piece: 1033; Folio: 28; Page: 49;."

Mary Ann (?)

b. circa 1809, d. 1883
     Mary Ann (?) was born circa 1809 at Arlington, Sussex, England.
Mary Ann (?) married John Hudson, son of John Hudson and Mary Young, circa 1828 at Sussex, England.
On 30 March 1851 Mary Ann (?) and John Hudson lived at Peadet House, West Firle, Sussex, England.1
Mary Ann (?) died in 1883 at Eastbourne, Sussex, England.
Mary Ann (?) was buried on 17 January 1883 at Eastbourne St Mary, Eastbourne, Sussex, England, "Union Workhouse, 70 years old."2

Family

John Hudson b. 2 Mar 1801, d. 1880
Marriage*
Mary Ann (?) married John Hudson, son of John Hudson and Mary Young, circa 1828 at Sussex, England
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] 1851 Census for England "HO107 piece 1643 folio 628 page 1."
  2. [S25] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Mary Ann (?)

b. circa 1829, d. 22 February 1902
     Mary Ann (?) was born circa 1829 at England.
Mary Ann (?) married James Akehurst, son of Richard Ford Akehurst and Mary (?), circa 1850 at Sussex, England.
Mary Ann (?) died on 22 February 1902 at Sussex, England.

Family

James Akehurst b. 20 Jan 1811
Marriage*
Mary Ann (?) married James Akehurst, son of Richard Ford Akehurst and Mary (?), circa 1850 at Sussex, England

May (?)

     May (?) married Charles Oliver Clegg, son of Jacob Clegg and Margaret Bartlett, circa 1930 at Australia.

Family

Charles Oliver Clegg b. 25 Dec 1891, d. 10 Mar 1980
Marriage*
May (?) married Charles Oliver Clegg, son of Jacob Clegg and Margaret Bartlett, circa 1930 at Australia
Child

Mercy (?)

b. circa 1625, d. 1694
     Mercy (?) was born circa 1625 at Sussex, England.
Mercy (?) married Benjamin Wesson, son of Goody (?), circa 1649 at Sussex, England.
Mercy (?) died in 1694 at Ticehurst, Sussex, England.
Mercy (?) was buried on 31 May 1694 at St Mary, Ticehurst, Sussex, England, "a poor widow."1

Family

Benjamin Wesson b. c 1625, d. 1694
Marriage*
Mercy (?) married Benjamin Wesson, son of Goody (?), circa 1649 at Sussex, England
Child

Citations

  1. [S25] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Merle Frances (?)

b. 28 April 1924, d. 1 September 2010
     Merle Frances (?) was born on 28 April 1924.
Merle Frances (?) married Thomas Robert Bartlett, son of John Henry Bartlett and Norah Julia Saunders, circa 1944 at Australia.
Merle Frances (?) died on 1 September 2010 at Victoria, Australia, at age 86.
Her body was cremated after 1 September 2010 at Victoria, Australia. Ashes interred at Melbourne General Cemetery.

Family

Thomas Robert Bartlett b. 5 Oct 1911, d. 31 Oct 2000
Marriage*
Merle Frances (?) married Thomas Robert Bartlett, son of John Henry Bartlett and Norah Julia Saunders, circa 1944 at Australia
Children

Philadelphia (?)

b. circa 1817
     Philadelphia (?) was born circa 1817 at Wadhurst, Sussex, England.1
Philadelphia (?) married Thomas Baker on 10 April 1837 at Brighton, Sussex, England, both of this parish.2

Family

Thomas Baker b. c 1812
Marriage*
Philadelphia (?) married Thomas Baker on 10 April 1837 at Brighton, Sussex, England, both of this parish.2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S16] 1851 Census for England "Class: HO107; Piece: 1640; Folio: 487; Page: 8; GSU roll: 193543."
  2. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.

Rejoice (?)

b. circa 1696, d. 1746
     Rejoice (?) was born circa 1696 at Ninfield, Sussex, England.
Rejoice (?) married John Smith circa 1717.
Rejoice (?) died in 1746 at Ninfield, Sussex, England.1
Rejoice (?) was buried on 26 February 1746 at Ninfield St Mary, Ninfield, Sussex, England.1

Family

John Smith b. 1692
Marriage*
Rejoice (?) married John Smith circa 1717. 
Children

Citations

  1. [S25] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Rona (?)

Family

Ronald Frank Middleton b. 1933, d. 27 Oct 1993
Marriage*
Rona (?) married Ronald Frank Middleton, son of Reginald Frank Middleton and Edith Ruth Ayers, circa 1960 at Western Australia, Australia

Rose (?)

     Rose (?) married William Wigzell circa 1530 at England.

Family

William Wigzell d. 1567
Marriage*
Rose (?) married William Wigzell circa 1530 at England
Children

Rose (?)

b. circa 1910
     Rose (?) was born circa 1910.
Rose (?) married Ronald A K Reith, son of James Reith and Frances Jane Brown, circa 1933 at Australia.

Family

Ronald A K Reith b. 1913
Marriage*
Rose (?) married Ronald A K Reith, son of James Reith and Frances Jane Brown, circa 1933 at Australia

Sarah (?)

d. 1803
     Sarah (?) married Abraham Alce, son of Abraham Alce and Ann Ince, circa 1770 at Sussex, England.
In 1771 Sarah (?) and Abraham Alce lived at Milton St, Wilmington, Sussex, England, The baptism for their son John ALCE on 6.10.1771 states that Abraham and Sarah are of Milton St, Wilmington.
Sarah (?) died in 1803 at East Blatchington, Sussex, England.
Sarah (?) was buried on 11 December 1803 at East Blatchington, Sussex, England.
Abraham and Sarah were buried on the same day and the register states "Abraham Alce and Sarah his wife buried in the same grave". One wonders about the cause of their deaths (accident, cold weather, coincidence?).

Family

Abraham Alce b. 25 Feb 1738, d. 1803
Marriage*
Sarah (?) married Abraham Alce, son of Abraham Alce and Ann Ince, circa 1770 at Sussex, England
Children

Sarah (?)

b. circa 1824
     Sarah (?) was born circa 1824 at Tenterden, Kent, England.
Sarah (?) married Hosea Smart, son of Charles Smart and Hannah Hudson, circa 1855 at Sussex, England.
On 7 April 1861 Sarah (?) and Hosea Smart lived at Filsham Cottages, Hastings, Sussex, England.

Family

Hosea Smart b. 25 Jun 1826, d. 1869
Marriage*
Sarah (?) married Hosea Smart, son of Charles Smart and Hannah Hudson, circa 1855 at Sussex, England

Sarah (?)

b. circa 1792, d. 1870
     Sarah (?) was born circa 1792 at Hastings, Sussex, England.1
The 1851 census gives Sarah's date of birth as c1812 at Heighton, Sussex. This is wrong and the 1861 census information more likely correct (ie born c1792 at Hastings) as Sarah was already a widow when she married William in 1829 and she had her first child by Thomas Brett in 1816.2
Sarah (?) married Thomas Brett circa 1816. The actual marriage record has not been found yet.
Sarah (?) married William Smart, son of Thomas Woolgar and Lucy Young, on 15 February 1829 at St Nicholas Church, Brighton, Sussex, England.3,4
The actual marriage record states William WOOLGAR married Sarah BRETT, a widow, both of this parish (Brighton). Sarah's maiden name is unknown at this stage.
On 7 June 1841 Sarah (?) and William Smart lived at Mercer's Bank, All Saints, Hastings, Sussex, England.5
On 30 March 1851 Sarah (?) and William Smart lived at 22 St Andrews Terrace, St Mary in the Castle, Hastings, Sussex, England.2
On 7 April 1861 Sarah (?) and William Smart lived at 22 St Andrews Terrace, St Mary in the Castle, Hastings, Sussex, England.1
Sarah (?) died in 1870 at Hastings, Sussex, England. Surname WOOLGAR-SMART.6

Family 1

Thomas Brett b. c 1799
Marriage*
Sarah (?) married Thomas Brett circa 1816. The actual marriage record has not been found yet. 
Children

Family 2

William Smart b. 6 Jul 1800, d. 1870
Marriage*
Sarah (?) married William Smart, son of Thomas Woolgar and Lucy Young, on 15 February 1829 at St Nicholas Church, Brighton, Sussex, England.3,4 
Children

Citations

  1. [S68] 1861 Census for England, "RG09 piece 560 folio 80 page 23."
  2. [S16] 1851 Census for England "HO107 piece 1635 folio 415 page 41."
  3. [S181] Website "WOOLGAR One Name Study - Guild of One-Name Studies" (http://www.one-name.org/profiles/woolgar.html).
  4. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  5. [S67] 1841 Census for England "HO107 piece 1107 folio 1/10 page 12."
  6. [S141] General Register Office: Indexes to Deaths, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Jul-Sep 1870, Hastings, Vol 2b Page 17, age 78 years."

Sarah (?)

     Sarah (?) married Reuben Gurr circa 1825 at England.

Family

Reuben Gurr
Marriage*
Sarah (?) married Reuben Gurr circa 1825 at England
Child