Emily Frances Akehurst

b. circa 1840
FatherHenry Akehurst b. 3 Nov 1811, d. 4 Jul 1879
MotherEmily Elphick b. c 1811, d. 1862
     Emily Frances Akehurst was born circa 1840 at Hellingly, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Henry Akehurst and Emily Elphick.

Citations

  1. [S16] 1851 Census for England "Class: HO107; Piece: 1638; Folio: 122; Page: 18; GSU roll: 193541."

Fanny Akehurst

b. 9 May 1784
FatherWilliam Wenham
MotherCharlotte Akehurst b. 17 Sep 1758, d. 1833
     Fanny Akehurst was baptized on 9 May 1784 at All Saints, Herstmonceux, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of William Wenham and Charlotte Akehurst.

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Fanny Akehurst

b. 23 June 1793
FatherCharlington Akehurst b. 21 Mar 1756, d. 1840
MotherSarah Sands b. 1767, d. 1844
     Fanny Akehurst was baptized on 23 June 1793 at Herstmonceux, Sussex, England. She was the daughter of Charlington Akehurst and Sarah Sands.

Frances Akehurst

b. 11 July 1819
FatherHenry Akehurst b. 8 Jun 1788, d. 1859
MotherFrances Page b. c 1790, d. 1862
     Frances Akehurst was baptized on 11 July 1819 at St Peter & St Paul, Hellingly, Sussex, England. She was the daughter of Henry Akehurst and Frances Page.

Frances Akehurst

b. 12 April 1767
FatherJoseph Akehurst b. c 1730, d. 1799
MotherFrances (?) b. c 1730, d. a 21 Jan 1792
     Frances Akehurst was baptized on 12 April 1767 at Beddingham, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Joseph Akehurst and Frances (?)
Frances Akehurst married William Stephens on 10 October 1787 at Beddingham, Sussex, England, William of Bishopstone. Banns read at West Firle and Bishopstone.2
William and Frances appear to have had seven children all baptised at West Firle.1
Frances Akehurst witnessed the will of Joseph Akehurst dated 21 January 1792 at Beddingham, Sussex, England.3
In 1841 Frances Akehurst and William Stephens lived at Alciston, Sussex, England, with sons Henry (40 years) and Alexander (35 years).4

Family 1

Child

Family 2

William Stephens
Marriage*
Frances Akehurst married William Stephens on 10 October 1787 at Beddingham, Sussex, England, William of Bishopstone. Banns read at West Firle and Bishopstone.2 

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  3. [S654] Will of Joseph Akehurst of Beddingham, Sussex, England, made 21 Jan 1792, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 16 Feb 1799. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/68/32).
  4. [S67] 1841 Census for England "Class: HO107; Piece: 1114; Book: 1; Civil Parish: Alciston; County: Sussex; Enumeration District: 7; Folio: 6; Page: 14; Line: 4; GSU roll: 464161."

Francis Akehurst

b. 2 July 1765
FatherPeter Akehurst b. 18 May 1719, d. 1799
MotherJane Brook b. 12 Jan 1738, d. 1779
     Francis Akehurst was baptized on 2 July 1765 at East Dean, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Peter Akehurst and Jane Brook.

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Francis Akehurst

b. 16 September 1743
FatherRichard Akehurst b. 11 Mar 1704/5, d. 1766
MotherMary Reeds
     Francis Akehurst was baptized on 16 September 1743 at St Mary's, Eastbourne, Sussex, England, "Fran son of Richard & Mary."1 He was the son of Richard Akehurst and Mary Reeds.

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project, "Fran son of Richard & Mary."

George Akehurst

b. 9 June 1772, d. 9 June 1772
FatherWilliam Akehurst b. 9 Jan 1726/27
MotherElizabeth (?)
     George Akehurst was baptized on 9 June 1772 at St Andrew, Alfriston, Sussex, England.
George Akehurst died on 9 June 1772 at Alfriston, Sussex, England. "son of William and Elizabeth."1 He was the son of William Akehurst and Elizabeth (?)

Citations

  1. [S25] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project, "infant, son of William and Elizabeth. Buried 9 Jun 1772, same as baptism date."

George Akehurst

b. 23 August 1798
FatherThomas Akehurst b. 30 Nov 1760, d. 17 Dec 1809
MotherHannah Delves
     George Akehurst was baptized on 23 August 1798 at St Peter & St Paul, Hellingly, Sussex, England. He was the son of Thomas Akehurst and Hannah Delves.

Glasner Akehurst

b. circa 1565
FatherShepard Akehurst d. b 1602
MotherJoan (?) b. c 1540, d. 1604
     Glasner Akehurst was born circa 1565 at Hellingly, Sussex, England. She was the daughter of Shepard Akehurst and Joan (?)
Glasner Akehurst married (?) Goodwyn circa 1585 at Sussex, England.
Glasner Akehurst witnessed the will of Joan (?) dated 1 February 1602 at Hellingly, Sussex, England.1

Family

(?) Goodwyn
Marriage*
Glasner Akehurst married (?) Goodwyn circa 1585 at Sussex, England
Child

Citations

  1. [S685] Will of Joan Akehurst of Hellingly, Sussex, England, made 1 Feb 1602, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 8 Jul 1604. (ESRO:PBT/1/1/12/21).

Hannah Akehurst

b. 19 January 1765
FatherWilliam Akehurst b. 9 Jan 1726/27
MotherElizabeth (?)
     Hannah Akehurst was baptized on 19 January 1765 at St Andrew, Alfriston, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of William Akehurst and Elizabeth (?)
Hannah Akehurst and Richard Avis obtained a marriage licence on 8 October 1787 at Archdeaconry of Lewes, Lewes, Sussex, England.2
Hannah Akehurst married Richard Avis on 9 October 1787 at Berwick, Sussex, England.2

Family 1

Child

Family 2

Richard Avis
Marriage License
Hannah Akehurst and Richard Avis obtained a marriage licence on 8 October 1787 at Archdeaconry of Lewes, Lewes, Sussex, England.2 
Marriage*
Hannah Akehurst married Richard Avis on 9 October 1787 at Berwick, Sussex, England.2 

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.

Hannah Akehurst

b. 23 March 1781
FatherStephen Akehurst b. 1 Oct 1752, d. 1836
MotherHannah Gower
     Hannah Akehurst was baptized on 23 March 1781 at St Peter & St Paul, Hellingly, Sussex, England. She was the daughter of Stephen Akehurst and Hannah Gower.

Harbert Akehurst

b. circa 1560
FatherShepard Akehurst d. b 1602
MotherJoan (?) b. c 1540, d. 1604
     Harbert Akehurst was born circa 1560 at Hellingly, Sussex, England. He was the son of Shepard Akehurst and Joan (?)
Harbert Akehurst witnessed the will of Joan (?) dated 1 February 1602 at Hellingly, Sussex, England.1

Citations

  1. [S685] Will of Joan Akehurst of Hellingly, Sussex, England, made 1 Feb 1602, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 8 Jul 1604. (ESRO:PBT/1/1/12/21).

Harriet Akehurst

b. 18 July 1802, d. 1835
FatherJohn Akehurst b. 19 Dec 1751, d. 1829
MotherMaria Burgess b. 1 Nov 1778, d. 17 Jan 1862
     Harriet Akehurst was born in 1802 at Hellingly, Sussex, England.
Harriet Akehurst was baptized on 18 July 1802 at St Peter & St Paul, Hellingly, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of John Akehurst and Maria Burgess.
Harriet Akehurst and Philip Sargent obtained a marriage licence on 10 March 1824 at Archdeaconry of Lewes, Sussex, England, Harriet of Eastbourne, Philip of East Dean.2
Harriet Akehurst married Philip Sargent on 12 March 1824 at Eastbourne, Sussex, England.
Harriet Akehurst died in 1835 at Icklesham, Sussex, England.
Harriet Akehurst was buried on 17 July 1835 at St Nicholas, Icklesham, Sussex, England, "33 years old, wife of Philip jnr."3
It would appear that Harriet's mother Maria took over the raising of the children after Harriet died in 1835, and is living with Philip Sargent in the 1841 and 1851 census at Icklesham. Maria's husband John Akehurst had died in 1831 at Hellingly.

Family

Philip Sargent b. c 1805, d. 1893
Marriage License*
Harriet Akehurst and Philip Sargent obtained a marriage licence on 10 March 1824 at Archdeaconry of Lewes, Sussex, England, Harriet of Eastbourne, Philip of East Dean.2 
Marriage
Harriet Akehurst married Philip Sargent on 12 March 1824 at Eastbourne, Sussex, England
Children

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  3. [S25] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project, "33 years old, wife of Philip jnr."

Harriet Akehurst

b. 24 September 1801, d. 1876
FatherThomas Akehurst b. 30 Nov 1760, d. 17 Dec 1809
MotherHannah Delves
     Harriet Akehurst was baptized on 24 September 1801 at St Peter & St Paul, Hellingly, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Akehurst and Hannah Delves.
Harriet Akehurst married Charles Claridge Farra on 21 November 1823 at Brighton, Sussex, England, both of this parish.2
The 1851 census confirms Harriet's birthplace as Hellingly.3
On 30 March 1851 Harriet Akehurst and Charles Claridge Farra lived at Battle, Sussex, England.3
Harriet Akehurst died in 1876 at Battle, Sussex, England. "age 74 years."4

Family

Charles Claridge Farra b. c 1797, d. 1872
Marriage*
Harriet Akehurst married Charles Claridge Farra on 21 November 1823 at Brighton, Sussex, England, both of this parish.2 

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  3. [S16] 1851 Census for England "Class: HO107; Piece: 1636; Folio: 313; Page: 23; GSU roll: 193539."
  4. [S141] General Register Office: Indexes to Deaths, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Apr-Jun 1876, Battle, Vol 2b Page 29, age 74 years."

Harriet Akehurst

b. 12 August 1804
FatherCharlington Akehurst b. 21 Mar 1756, d. 1840
MotherSarah Sands b. 1767, d. 1844
     Harriet Akehurst was baptized on 12 August 1804 at Herstmonceux, Sussex, England. She was the daughter of Charlington Akehurst and Sarah Sands.

Henry Akehurst

b. 1 July 1769, d. 1818
FatherJohn Akehurst b. 22 Nov 1720, d. Oct 1777
MotherElizabeth Fuller d. 1777
Signature of Henry Akehurst of Lewes, 1816.
     Henry Akehurst was baptized on 1 July 1769 at Hellingly, Sussex, England, surname AKEHURST.1 He was the son of John Akehurst and Elizabeth Fuller.
Henry Akehurst witnessed the will of John Akehurst dated 29 September 1777 at Hellingly, Sussex, England; Note: Signs his name John ACKHURST, although name spelt AKEHURST in the first few lines of the will.2
Henry's own will made in 1816 indicates that he probably never married.
Henry Akehurst was a servant to Mrs Sarah Mason of Lewes in 1816.
Henry Akehurst left a will made on 29 May 1816 at Lewes, Sussex, England.3,4
WILL – Henry AKEHURST of Lewes, 1816
(ESRO: PBT 1/1/73/104
Made: 29 May 1816
Proved: 25 March 1818
This is the last Will and Testament of me
Henry Akehurst of Lewes in the County of Sussex, servant to Mrs. Mason. First I order and direct that all my just debts, funeral expenses and the charges of proving and executing this my Will, be paid and discharged as soon as conveniently may be after my decease by my Executors hereinafter named. Also I give and beseech to each of my brothers, John Akehurst of Hellingly, my brother William Akehurst of Mayfield and my brother Samuel Akehurst of Pevensey, all in the said county, one hundred pounds a piece. Also I give and bequeath to each of the wives of my said brothers John and Samuel Akehurst, the sum of nineteen guineas a piece and to my sister in law Hannah, the widow of my late brother Thomas Akehurst deceased, the sum of nineteen guineas. Also I give and bequeath unto each of the children of my said late brother Thomas, that is to say Henry Akehurst, John Akehurst, James Akehurst, Stephen Akehurst, Elizabeth Akehurst and Harriet Akehurst, the sum of ten pounds a piece; and to each of the children of my said brother Samuel Akehurst that may be living at the time of my decease, the sum of ten pounds a piece, except his daughter Elizabeth to whom I give the sum of fifteen pounds. Also I give to each of the children of my said brother William that may be living at the time of my decease, the sum of ten pounds a piece. Also I give to each of my God children viz John, son of Thomas Holman of Hellingly aforesaid and John, son of George Bayley of Lewes, the sum of five pounds a piece. And to my fellow servant, Ann Tingley, five pounds if she shall be living in the service of Mrs Mason at the time of my decease, otherwise not. All which said legacies I direct shall be paid within twelve months next after my decease. Also I give unto my respected Mistress, Mrs Sarah Mason of Lewes aforesaid, a mourning ring which I request her to accept as a mark of my respect for her. Also I give unto my brother John Akehurst, my bureau and bookcase and to my nephew John Akehurst, son of my late brother Thomas, my watch with its chain and appurtenances. Also I give to the poor people of the Parish of Hellingly, aforesaid five pounds to be distributed amongst such of them and in such portion as my Executors shall think proper on Saint Thomas’ day next after my decease. And I direct that my remains shall be buried in a grave in the burying ground of the said Church of Hellingly and that a decent monumental inscription shall be placed over the same by my Executors. All the rest residue and remainder of my goods, chattels and personal estate after payment of legacies and paying expenses of executing this my Will, I give and bequeath to each of my brothers as shall be living at the time of my decease to be equally divided between them, share and share alike. And lastly I make constitute and appoint my said brother John Akehurst and my friend John Pitcher of Hellingly, Executors of this my last Will and Testament to each of whom I give the sum of five pounds as a compensation for their trouble.
In witness whereof I the said Henry Akehurst to this my last Will and Testament have subscribed my name and affixed my seal this twenty ninth day of May, one thousand eight hundred and sixteen.
Henry Akehurst
Signed Sealed Published and Declared by the within named Henry Akehurst the Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses
J (or T?) Woollgar, W Woollgar , Lewes
25th March 1818 Then were sworn John Akehurst and John Pitcher the Executors named in the said Will To whom was committed the burdhen(?) of the execution thereof Sworn also that the Goods, Chattels and Credits of the said Deceased do not amount in value unto Eight hundred pounds.
(Transcribed by Sharon Ingersole, 30 March 2017.)
Henry Akehurst died in 1818 at Hellingly, Sussex, England.
Henry Akehurst was buried on 16 March 1818 at Hellingly, Sussex, England, "age 48 years", of Lewes St Michael.5
His estate was probated on 25 March 1818 at Archdeaconry of Lewes, Sussex, England, value £800.

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project, "surname AKEHURST."
  2. [S651] Will of John Akehurst of Hellingly, Sussex, England, made 29 Sep 1777, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 23 Sep 1783. (unknown document ref).
  3. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "film 1886178, image 218."
  4. [S673] Will of Henry Akehurst of Lewes, Sussex, England, made 29 May 1816, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 25 Mar 1818. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/73/104).
  5. [S25] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Henry Akehurst

b. 7 February 1836
FatherWilliam Akehurst b. 9 Oct 1808, d. 1840
MotherHarriet Winchester b. c 1804, d. 1855
     Henry Akehurst was baptized on 7 February 1836 at St Peter & St Paul, Hellingly, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of William Akehurst and Harriet Winchester.

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Henry Akehurst

b. 27 June 1784
FatherJohn Akehurst b. 8 Nov 1753
MotherSarah Funnell d. 1796
     Henry Akehurst was baptized on 27 June 1784 at All Saints, Herstmonceux, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of John Akehurst and Sarah Funnell.

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Henry Akehurst

b. 8 June 1788, d. 1859
FatherStephen Akehurst b. 1 Oct 1752, d. 1836
MotherHannah Gower
     Henry Akehurst was baptized on 8 June 1788 at St Peter & St Paul, Hellingly, Sussex, England, "poor."1 He was the son of Stephen Akehurst and Hannah Gower.
Henry Akehurst married Frances Page on 27 December 1810 at Laughton, Sussex, England, Witnesses: Sarah THUNDER; Wm THUNDER.2
Henry Akehurst was a labourer on 20 June 1813.3
On 30 March 1851 Henry Akehurst and Frances Page lived at Hellingly, Sussex, England, with grandson Edwin age 10 years.4
Henry Akehurst died in 1859 at Hellingly, Sussex, England.
Henry Akehurst was buried on 29 October 1859 at St Peter & St Paul, Hellingly, Sussex, England, "age 72 years."5

Family

Frances Page b. c 1790, d. 1862
Marriage*
Henry Akehurst married Frances Page on 27 December 1810 at Laughton, Sussex, England, Witnesses: Sarah THUNDER; Wm THUNDER.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project, "poor."
  2. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  3. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  4. [S16] 1851 Census for England "Class: HO107; Piece: 1638; Folio: 214; Page: 14; GSU roll: 193541."
  5. [S25] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project, "age 72 years."