Lydia Ellis

b. 3 May 1785
     Lydia Ellis was baptized on 3 May 1785 at Chiddingly, Sussex, England.1,2
Lydia Ellis married William Todman on 9 February 1807 at Eastbourne, Sussex, England, surname TODD, both of this parish.3

Family

William Todman d. b 1851
Marriage*
Lydia Ellis married William Todman on 9 February 1807 at Eastbourne, Sussex, England, surname TODD, both of this parish.3 
Child

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S68] 1861 Census for England, "Class: RG 9; Piece: 596; Folio: 146; Page: 16; GSU roll: 542668."
  3. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.

Martha Ellis

b. 28 October 1804
FatherSamuel Ellis b. c 1781, d. 1843
MotherSarah Farrant b. 9 Dec 1781, d. 1842
     Martha Ellis was baptized on 28 October 1804 at All Saints, Laughton, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Samuel Ellis and Sarah Farrant.

Citations

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

Martha Ellis

b. 1 June 1851
FatherWilliam Ellis b. c 1809, d. 1887
MotherSusan Inkpen b. 15 Oct 1815, d. 30 Aug 1897
     Martha Ellis was baptized on 1 June 1851 at All Saints, Laughton, Sussex, England, labourer.1 She was the daughter of William Ellis and Susan Inkpen.
On 3 April 1881 Martha Ellis lived at African Castle, Laughton, Sussex, England, living with her parents and her soon to be husband, Charles J Bray.2
Martha Ellis married Charles J Bray in 1881 at Eastbourne, Sussex, England.3

Family

Charles J Bray b. c 1857
Marriage*
Martha Ellis married Charles J Bray in 1881 at Eastbourne, Sussex, England.3 

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S70] 1881 Census for England, "Class: RG11; Piece: 1043; Folio: 77; Page: 10; GSU roll: 1341247."
  3. [S143] General Register Office: Indexes to Marriages, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Apr-Jun 1881, Eastbourne, Vol 2b Page 138."

Mary Ellis

b. 14 April 1844
FatherWilliam Ellis b. c 1809, d. 1887
MotherSusan Inkpen b. 15 Oct 1815, d. 30 Aug 1897
     Mary Ellis was baptized on 14 April 1844 at All Saints, Laughton, Sussex, England, labourer.1 She was the daughter of William Ellis and Susan Inkpen.

Citations

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

Mary Ann Ellis

b. 1 May 1803
FatherSamuel Ellis b. c 1781, d. 1843
MotherSarah Farrant b. 9 Dec 1781, d. 1842
     Mary Ann Ellis was born on 7 November 1802 at Laughton, Sussex, England.1
Mary Ann Ellis was baptized on 1 May 1803 at All Saints, Laughton, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Samuel Ellis and Sarah Farrant.

Citations

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

Matilda Ellis

b. 1849, d. 1888
     Matilda Ellis was born in 1849 at Slaugham, Sussex, England.1
Matilda Ellis married Robert Isaac Barber, son of Robert Barber and Jane Holden, on 7 May 1871 at Brighton, Sussex, England.2
On 22 August 1871 Matilda Ellis and Robert Isaac Barber lived at 21 Crown Gardens, Brighton, Sussex, England.
On 3 April 1881 Matilda Ellis and Robert Isaac Barber lived at 34 Queens Gardens, Brighton, Sussex, England.3
Robert and Matilda appear to have had no surviving children (son Robert died at birth.)
Matilda Ellis died in 1888 at Cuckfield, Sussex, England. Age 39 years.4

Family

Robert Isaac Barber b. 16 Nov 1839, d. 4 Jan 1885
Marriage*
Matilda Ellis married Robert Isaac Barber, son of Robert Barber and Jane Holden, on 7 May 1871 at Brighton, Sussex, England.2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S142] General Register Office: Indexes to Births, Sep 1837-2006, "Jan-Mar 1849, Cuckfield, Vol 7 Page 369."
  2. [S143] General Register Office: Indexes to Marriages, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Apr-Jun 1871, Brighton, Vol 2b Pag 347."
  3. [S70] 1881 Census for England, "RG11 piece 1089 folio 117 page 17."
  4. [S141] General Register Office: Indexes to Deaths, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Jan-Mar 1888, Cuckfield, Vol 2b Page 116, age 39 years."

Rhoda Grace Ellis

b. 1882, d. 1961
     Rhoda Grace Ellis was born in 1882 at Mayfield, Sussex, England.
In 1891 Rhoda, aged 8 years, was living in Uckfield with her father Horace Ellis aged 37 born Mayfield an Ag. Lab, her mother Naomi aged 38 born Mayfield and her siblings, Ebenezer 13, Jonah 12, Esther 10 Joseph 5, Ruth 4 , Jabez 2 and Horace 3 months. The last two were born in Framfield so Rhoda may have known her husband’s family when she was a child.
Rhoda Grace Ellis married William Seamer in 1901 at Steyning, Sussex, England.1
On 2 April 1911 Rhoda Grace Ellis and William Seamer lived at 43 Brading Road, Brighton, Sussex, England.
Rhoda Grace Ellis married Octavius Harry Knight, son of Clement Knight and Maria Woolgar, in 1942 at Brighton, Sussex, England, married as Rhoda Grace SEAMER, widow.2
Rhoda Grace Ellis witnessed the probate of the estate of Octavius Harry Knight on 9 March 1959 at Lewes, Sussex, England; "of 24 Redvers Road Brighton died 7 February 1959 Probate Lewes 9 March to Rhoda Grace Knight widow. Effects £1393 3s."3
Rhoda Grace Ellis died in 1961 at Brighton, Sussex, England. Age 79 years.4

Family 1

William Seamer b. c 1874, d. 1940
Marriage*
Rhoda Grace Ellis married William Seamer in 1901 at Steyning, Sussex, England.1 
Children

Family 2

Octavius Harry Knight b. 3 Apr 1879, d. 7 Feb 1959
Marriage*
Rhoda Grace Ellis married Octavius Harry Knight, son of Clement Knight and Maria Woolgar, in 1942 at Brighton, Sussex, England, married as Rhoda Grace SEAMER, widow.2 

Citations

  1. [S143] General Register Office: Indexes to Marriages, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Apr-Jun 1901, Steyning, Vol 2b Page 645."
  2. [S143] General Register Office: Indexes to Marriages, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Jul-Sep 1942, Brighton, Vol 2b Page 552."
  3. [S422] National Probate Calendar, England & Wales (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966. (https://www.ancestry.co.uk/).
  4. [S141] General Register Office: Indexes to Deaths, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Jul-Sep 1961, Brighton, Vol 5h Page 120."

Samuel Ellis

b. circa 1786
     Samuel Ellis was born circa 1786 at Westham, Sussex, England.1
Samuel Ellis was a wheelwright in 1813.2
Samuel Ellis married Ann Dunk, daughter of Joseph Dunk and Jane Marchant, on 23 April 1813 at Westham, Sussex, England, both of this parish. Witnesses: John Pennicote and Ann Jimmy.3
Samuel Ellis was a husbandman in 1815.2
Samuel Ellis was a husbandman in 1817.2
Samuel Ellis married Elizabeth Lewis, daughter of Thomas Lewis, on 9 September 1835 at St Mary, Westham, Sussex, England, Samuel is a widower.3
Samuel Ellis was an agricultural labourer in 1851.1
In 1851 Samuel Ellis and Elizabeth Lewis lived at 2 Langley, Westham, Sussex, England.1

Family 1

Ann Dunk b. 1 Dec 1794, d. 1819
Marriage*
Samuel Ellis married Ann Dunk, daughter of Joseph Dunk and Jane Marchant, on 23 April 1813 at Westham, Sussex, England, both of this parish. Witnesses: John Pennicote and Ann Jimmy.3 
Children

Family 2

Elizabeth Lewis b. c 1803
Marriage*
Samuel Ellis married Elizabeth Lewis, daughter of Thomas Lewis, on 9 September 1835 at St Mary, Westham, Sussex, England, Samuel is a widower.3 

Citations

  1. [S16] 1851 Census for England "HO107 piece 1637 folio 24 page 12."
  2. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  3. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.

Samuel Ellis

b. 17 August 1817
FatherSamuel Ellis b. c 1786
MotherAnn Dunk b. 1 Dec 1794, d. 1819
     Samuel Ellis was baptized on 17 August 1817 at St Mary, Westham, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Samuel Ellis and Ann Dunk.

Citations

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

Samuel Ellis

b. circa 1781, d. 1843
     Samuel Ellis was born circa 1781 at Sussex, England.
Samuel Ellis married Sarah Farrant, daughter of Thomas Farrant and Mary Collins, on 4 July 1802 at Framfield, Sussex, England, married under the name Sarah, not Sally.1
Samuel Ellis died in 1843 at Laughton, Sussex, England.
Samuel Ellis was buried on 22 October 1843 at All Saints, Laughton, Sussex, England, "62 years old."2

Family

Sarah Farrant b. 9 Dec 1781, d. 1842
Marriage*
Samuel Ellis married Sarah Farrant, daughter of Thomas Farrant and Mary Collins, on 4 July 1802 at Framfield, Sussex, England, married under the name Sarah, not Sally.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  2. [S25] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Samuel Ellis

b. 17 January 1813, d. 1872
FatherSamuel Ellis b. c 1781, d. 1843
MotherSarah Farrant b. 9 Dec 1781, d. 1842
     Samuel Ellis was baptized on 17 January 1813 at All Saints, Laughton, Sussex, England, occupation: labourer.1 He was the son of Samuel Ellis and Sarah Farrant.
Samuel Ellis married Matilda Barrow, daughter of Joseph Barrow and Ann Jones, on 22 October 1836 at Laughton, Sussex, England, both of this parish; witnesses: Job BARROW; Harriet BARROW.2
Samuel Ellis died in 1872 at Hailsham, Sussex, England. "age 60 years."3

Family

Matilda Barrow b. 28 Apr 1816
Marriage*
Samuel Ellis married Matilda Barrow, daughter of Joseph Barrow and Ann Jones, on 22 October 1836 at Laughton, Sussex, England, both of this parish; witnesses: Job BARROW; Harriet BARROW.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. [S141] General Register Office: Indexes to Deaths, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Oct-Dec 1872, Hailsham, Vol 2b Page 50."

Sophia Ellis

b. 14 January 1838
FatherWilliam Ellis b. c 1809, d. 1887
MotherSusan Inkpen b. 15 Oct 1815, d. 30 Aug 1897
     Sophia Ellis was baptized on 14 January 1838 at All Saints, Laughton, Sussex, England, labourer.1 She was the daughter of William Ellis and Susan Inkpen.

Citations

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

William Ellis

b. circa 1809, d. 1887
     William Ellis was born circa 1809 at Arlington, Sussex, England.1
William Ellis married Susan Inkpen, daughter of John Inkpen and Alice Eager, on 1 November 1835 at Laughton, Sussex, England, Witnesses: Edward PAGE; Henry FUNNELL.2
William Ellis died in 1887 at Laughton, Sussex, England.
William Ellis was buried on 8 June 1887 at All Saints, Laughton, Sussex, England, "79 years."3

Family

Susan Inkpen b. 15 Oct 1815, d. 30 Aug 1897
Marriage*
William Ellis married Susan Inkpen, daughter of John Inkpen and Alice Eager, on 1 November 1835 at Laughton, Sussex, England, Witnesses: Edward PAGE; Henry FUNNELL.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] 1851 Census for England "Class: HO107; Piece: 1638; Folio: 319; Page: 18; GSU roll: 193541."
  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,.

William Ellis

b. 21 December 1817, d. 1836
FatherSamuel Ellis b. c 1781, d. 1843
MotherSarah Farrant b. 9 Dec 1781, d. 1842
     William Ellis was baptized on 21 December 1817 at All Saints, Laughton, Sussex, England, occupation: labourer.1 He was the son of Samuel Ellis and Sarah Farrant.
William Ellis died in 1836 at Laughton, Sussex, England.
William Ellis was buried on 24 January 1836 at All Saints, Laughton, Sussex, England, "18 years old."2

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S25] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

William Ellis

b. 6 September 1846
FatherWilliam Ellis b. c 1809, d. 1887
MotherSusan Inkpen b. 15 Oct 1815, d. 30 Aug 1897
     William Ellis was baptized on 6 September 1846 at All Saints, Laughton, Sussex, England, labourer.1 He was the son of William Ellis and Susan Inkpen.

Citations

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

Elizabeth Ellman

     Elizabeth Ellman married Joseph Akehurst, son of Joseph Akehurst and Frances (?), on 21 May 1792 at West Firle, Sussex, England, widower and widow; both of this parish.1
Elizabeth Ellman and Joseph Akehurst obtained a marriage licence on 21 May 1792 at Archdeaconry of Lewes, Sussex, England, Joseph is a widower, labourer, of West Firle; Elizabeth is a widow of West Firle. Sponsors: JA; John Mockett.1
Elizabeth was a beneficiary of the will of Robert Wisdom of St Thomas at Cliffe, sieve maker, made 25 Sep 1798, probate 6 Jun 1800:
to Mary Cornwell, niece of late wife, £100; to John Smith Cornwell, son of Robert Cornwell of Mayfield, £20; to each of children of William and Ann Packham of Barcombe, £5; to nephew James Wisdom of Brighton, 1s; to each of children of said James Wisdom, £5; to niece Elizabeth wisdom, £50; to Mary, daughter of John and Mary Butcher, £5; to Joseph Akehurst of Firle and George Grantham of Lewes St Michael, his house and garden in St Thomas at Cliffe, in trust to sell for benefit of Elizabeth Akehurst, wife of Joseph Akehurst
(ESRO: SAS/LEW 2.)
Lease and release to use of Mr Akehurst
Joseph Akehurst of West Firle, yeoman, and wife Elizabeth; George Grantham of Lewes, basket maker (both devisees in trust by will of Robert Wisdom); James Wisdom of Brighton, grocer, only son of James Wisdom, deceased, who was only brother of said Robert Wisdom that left issue (his brothers dying in his lifetime without issue) and as such heir at law of said Robert Wisdom; Samuel Dunstone of Lewes, Postmaster (a trustee of Joseph Akehurst); consideration of £5 paid by Joseph Akehurst to James Wisdom, and 5s each to Jospeh Akehurst, George Grantham and James Wisdom; house with garden in St Thomas at Cliffe, abutting to high Street on W, to Cliffe Hill on E, to house and garden of Thomas Davey on n, and to house and garden of edward Nutley and Caleb Nutley on s, late in tenure of said Robert Wisdom and now of john Butcher and formerly purchased by Robert wisdom of Thomas Cruttenden
(ESRO: SAS/LEW 3.)
Elizabeth Ellman witnessed the will of Joseph Akehurst dated 22 November 1809 at West Firle, Sussex, England.2

Family

Joseph Akehurst b. 3 Apr 1757, d. Dec 1809
Marriage*
Elizabeth Ellman married Joseph Akehurst, son of Joseph Akehurst and Frances (?), on 21 May 1792 at West Firle, Sussex, England, widower and widow; both of this parish.1 
Marriage License
Elizabeth Ellman and Joseph Akehurst obtained a marriage licence on 21 May 1792 at Archdeaconry of Lewes, Sussex, England, Joseph is a widower, labourer, of West Firle; Elizabeth is a widow of West Firle. Sponsors: JA; John Mockett.1 

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  2. [S656] Will of Joseph Akehurst of West Firle, Sussex, England, made 22 Nov 1809, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 3 Feb 1810. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/70/692).

Ann Elphick

     Ann Elphick married William Taylor, son of Abraham Taylor and Mary Stephens, on 13 September 1768 at Glynde, Sussex, England.1

Family

William Taylor b. 12 Nov 1732
Marriage*
Ann Elphick married William Taylor, son of Abraham Taylor and Mary Stephens, on 13 September 1768 at Glynde, Sussex, England.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.

Charles Edgar Elphick

b. circa 1873, d. 1955
     Charles Edgar Elphick was born circa 1873 at Brighton, Sussex, England.1
Charles Edgar Elphick died in 1955 at Brighton, Sussex, England.

Family

Child

Citations

  1. [S73] 1911 Census for England.

Edward Elphick

FatherJohn Elphick
     Edward Elphick was the son of John Elphick.
Edward Elphick was a hosier in 1853.1
Edward Elphick married Ann Akehurst, daughter of William Akehurst and Hannah Beany, on 19 December 1853 at St Mary Newington, Newington, Surrey, England.1
Edward Elphick witnessed the will of William Akehurst dated 29 March 1881 at Hastings, Sussex, England.2

Family

Ann Akehurst b. 6 Jul 1827
Marriage*
Edward Elphick married Ann Akehurst, daughter of William Akehurst and Hannah Beany, on 19 December 1853 at St Mary Newington, Newington, Surrey, England.1 

Citations

  1. [S244] Website "Ancestry" (http://www.ancestry.co.uk/) "London Metropolitan Archives; London, England; Reference Number: p92/mry/222."
  2. [S775] Will of William Akehurst of Hastings, Sussex, England, made 29 Mar 1881, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 22 Mar 1883. (unknown document ref).

Emily Elphick

d. 1957
     Emily Elphick married Leslie Cyril Tester, son of John Tester and Mary Packham, on 3 October 1928 at England.
Emily Elphick died in 1957 at England. She died of a stroke.

Family

Leslie Cyril Tester b. 14 Mar 1907, d. 31 Dec 2008
Marriage*
Emily Elphick married Leslie Cyril Tester, son of John Tester and Mary Packham, on 3 October 1928 at England