John Akehurst

b. 26 October 1806
FatherRichard Akehurst b. 27 Mar 1773
MotherMary (?)
     John Akehurst was baptized on 26 October 1806 at Beddingham, Sussex, England. He was the son of Richard Akehurst and Mary (?)
John Akehurst married Sarah Reed on 29 July 1826 at Alfriston, Sussex, England.

Family

Sarah Reed b. 11 Dec 1808
Marriage*
John Akehurst married Sarah Reed on 29 July 1826 at Alfriston, Sussex, England

John Akehurst

b. circa 1530, d. 1591
FatherRobert Akehurst b. c 1500, d. c 1559
MotherAlice (?)
     John Akehurst was born circa 1530 at Sussex, England. He was the son of Robert Akehurst and Alice (?)
John Akehurst married Agnes (?) circa 1555 at Sussex, England.
There is a “Conveyance for £100”, dated 20 Mar 1589, in which John Akehurst the elder probably refers to this John Akehurst:
Robert Sydney, kt, of Penshurst, Kent, to John Akehurst the elder of Hellingly, yeoman, his son and heir Edward Akehurst, and John Akehurst, younger son of Edward Akehurst; lands and tenements called Blackstocke in Hellingly. (ESRO: SAS/P 15.)
John Akehurst died in 1591 at Hellingly, Sussex, England.
John Akehurst left a will made on 17 August 1591 at Hellingly, Sussex, England.1
Will of John Akehurste of Hellingly 1591
(ESRO: PBT 1/1/8/448)
www.familysearch.org (Film no: 1885743, images 463)
Made: 17 Aug 1591
Probate: 16 Sep 1591
NB There are several vertical creases in the document making parts of some words invisible.
John Akeherste of Hellingley
In the name of god Amen The xviith daye of August in the year of our lord god one thousande fyve hundred ffour score & eleven and in the yeare of the reigne of our moste grati[ous] sovereigne Ladye Quene Elizabeth that now is &c the xxxiiith I John Akehurste of the parishe of Hellinglighe in the county of Sussex yeman beinge sicke in bodye but of good [and] perfecte remembrance thanks be unto god doe make & ordeyne this my last will & testament in ma[nne]r & fforme foll[ow]inge ffyrste I bequithe my soule to Almightye god my creator & redeemer And my bodye to be buryed in the churche yarde of Hellinglighe aforesayde Itm I geve unto the poore people of the parishe of Hellinglighe aforesayde iiis iiiid Itm I will unto the reparacons of the church of Hellinglighe aforesayde iiis iiiid Itm I will & bequethe unto Agnes my wyfe my best ffether [b]edd my best coverlet twoe blanketts a John Akehursthytle ffower payer of sheets a boulster & ii pyllows they to be at her [c]hoyce three kyne a lytle brasse pott a lytle pott two chests a Barrell ii vy an unknown person kins two keelers at an unknown age grate kettle bounde wth Iron two seames of wheate one seame of barley two [acres] of oats growing wthin the Rayles in heryu[?]gham [on a crease – may be a letter missing] ffylde a brewinge vate a charne a greate olde brasse panne a lytle pann a whyte beSunday, 18 August 1591 …elinge [crease in page] that hangeth over the bedd a lytle posnet three platters three pewter d[i]shes sixe bowles [&] truggs two candlesticks a salte one sylver spoone a playne bedstedle one payer of …[au]ghers [interlined – first part of word illegible] & haulfe my powl[t]ry Itm I geve unto her more ii table clothes haulfe a dozen of table napkyns [ii] pyllowe beeres h[aulfe] [my] [?]he[??]pe [probably ‘hempe’] & fflaxe one peece of newe linnen cloth that is at the weavers and one peece of whyte carseye [kersey] of three yards [illeg.] haulfe of my butter & cheese haulfe the peese haulfe the hony Itm I geve u[nto] her more haulfe my hoggs my olde whyte mare haulfe the wolle in my …ow … & haulfe a [dozen] of ewe sheepe & haulfe the geese one [?]ayer & ii coshions Itm I [will] & bequith unto John Dyker my godson the sonne of Will[i]am Dyker one twelmontinge bullocke Itm I geve unto Agnes Hert[??] or to her two children wch she had by Robt Hart[??] one [c]owe [or] els ffortye shillings of lawfull Englishe moneye the …[c]hoyce to be [illeg.] myne executor Itm I w[ill] unto Roger Brasier the elder one weanyer bullocke Itm I will & bequeth unto my three daughterJohn Akehurst Joane Elizabeth & Thomasyne unto eyther of them one silver spoone & my sonne Edwarde to t at an unknown age ke his choyce Itm I will unto my daughter Joane one maultinge [?]ate that standes in the tre[?]s[o]ns Itm I will unto Willm ffynche [an] olde ffreese jerkyn two payer of ol18 August 1591e hose a hatt & one payer of sh[oe]s Itm I will unto my godchildren unto everye one of them xxiid a pece Itm I will & bequeth unto my daughter Joane a mylles my eldest daughter one heyffer bullocke a twelmontinge & the vay[?] of collour blacke pyed Itm I geve unto Elizabeth mylles my daughter one yonge cowe of collour redd pyde & wane heap[?]d Itm I geve unto Thomasyne ffry[??]e my daughter one two yeringe heyffer of collour whyte Itm I geve unto John ffrende my daughter Thomasyns sonne ffyve poundes of good & lawfull money of Englande to be payed unto him at suche a tyme as he shall accomplishe his full age of one & twentye yeares [mark inserted resembling a trefoil]
moreover this is my very last will & testament [to]uchinge my landes & tenements viz I will & bequeth unto Edwarde Akehurst my sonne a an unknown place my lands & tenements by whate name or names they ben called sett lyinge & beinge wthin the parishes of Hellinglighe & Haylsham or in what other parishe soever wthin the Realme of Englande To have & to holde the sayde landes & tents wth all & singular their appurtents unto the sayde Edwarde my sonne for [& duringe the] tearme of his naturall lyfe only wthout impediment [illeg.] [almost a whole line interlined at this point and unreadable. There is a cross in the left-hand margin] and after his decease I wyll & bequeth all my sayde lands & tenements wth all & singular their appurtences unto John Akehurst my nephewe & sonne of the sayde Edwarde & to his heirs forever [remainder of the writing on this page has been crossed out] //
All the residue of my goods & chattells my dettes beinge payed my legaces & pformed & …[ corner of the paper folded over, hiding remainder of line] discharge I geve & bequeth unto my sonne Edwarde Akeherst whome I ordeyne & [make my] sole executor of this my last last [sic] will & testament and I will [&] ordeyne my son[N]e [in] law[e] Thomas a mylles & Richarde Reade of Ringmare my overseers of this my last will & testament & I geve unto them for their paynes xs a peece / And also I will that their charges shalbe borne by my executor whensoever they shall happen to travell aboute that probation of this my will & testament [cross in margin] [at this point three lines are written virtually on top of each other] Moreover I will that the sayde Edwarde Akehurst my sonne shall paye [illeg.] unto [John] Akeherst my nephewe & sonne of [the sayde] Edwarde [illeg.] shall come to the age of xxi yeares [illeg.] [probably just an ink blot!] ffyve poundes [illeg.] his may [illeg.] duringe that lyfe of the sayde [illeg.]
[trefoil mark in margin] Itm I geve unto Sara Akeherst Margaret Hartnot Mawdlyn Act[??] to every one of them two tegge lambes a peece Itm I geve unto Danyell Pankherst one tegge lambe Itm I geve unto [illeg.] Str at an unknown age ker one tegge lambe Itm I geve [&] bequeth unto Elizabeth Akeherst my sonnes daughter xli of good & lawfull money of England to be payed unto her at such tyme as she shall come to her age of xxii years or els at the daye of her maryage wch shall first happen
Itm I geve unto John Wyckersham Agnes Wyckersham Jane Wyckersham Debora Wyckersham & Judeth Wyckersham to everye one of them xxs a peece
Provided allwayes that the sayde Edwarde Akeherst my sonne & executor before [illeg.] doe not prove this my last will & testament wthin three monthes next after my decease then I will that he the sayde Edwarde shall have noe benefite by this my last will & testament & I ordeyne Thomas Wyckersham my sonne in lawe executor of this my last will & testament & he to have the benefite of all my goods & the profitt of my landes untill [several words crossed out] dettes & legaces payed [remainder of this and next four lines crossed out]
In wytnesse whereof I the sayde John Akeherst have hereunto put my hande & seale in the psence of us [signatures] John Akeherst his mke John Cras[??]ie[lee] Willm a Reede & Thos ffynkell minister John Goodens mke
Probate (on reverse): 16th September 1591 [the 1 could be a 2] to Edward Akeherst, executor.
(Transcribed by Claire Wickens, 1st May 2017 for Geoffrey Barber.)
His estate was probated on 16 September 1591.1

Family

Agnes (?) b. c 1535, d. 1595
Marriage*
John Akehurst married Agnes (?) circa 1555 at Sussex, England
Children

Citations

  1. [S682] Will of John Akehurst of Hellingly, Sussex, England, made 17 Aug 1591, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 16 Sep 1591. (ESRO:PBT 1/1/8/448).

John Akehurst

b. circa 1588
FatherEdward Akehurst b. c 1560
MotherMary Wimsherst
     John Akehurst was born circa 1588 at Sussex, England. He was the son of Edward Akehurst and Mary Wimsherst.
John Akehurst witnessed the will of John Akehurst dated 17 August 1591 at Hellingly, Sussex, England.1
Possible burial at Hellingly on 23 Sep 1630 ("Mr John Akehurst, elder"). Also possible burial at Hailsham on 11 Mar 1616 ("son of Edward").2
The following ESRO documents may refer to this John Akehurst and his father Edward:
ESRO: SAS/P 15: Conveyance for £100
20 Mar 1589: Robert Sydney, kt, of Penshurst, Kent, to John Akehurst the elder of Hellingly, yeoman, his son and heir Edward Akehurst, and John Akehurst, younger son of Edward Akehurst; lands and tenements called Blackstocke in Hellingly.
ESRO: SAS/P 20: Conveyance for £240
30 May 1597: John Akehurst of Catsfield, yeoman, to Anthony Hotheroppe of Brenchley, Kent, yeoman; lands and tenements called Blackstocke in Hellingly.
Note also ESRO: SAS/P 42: Quitclaim
14 Sep 1632: Mary Akehurst of Hellingly, widow of John Akehurst, gent, deceased to Anthony Reeve of Biddenden, Kent, gent; right of dower in lands and tenements called Blackestocke in Hellingly.

Citations

  1. [S682] Will of John Akehurst of Hellingly, Sussex, England, made 17 Aug 1591, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 16 Sep 1591. (ESRO:PBT 1/1/8/448).
  2. [S25] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

John Akehurst

b. circa 1500
Father(?) Akehurst
     John Akehurst was born circa 1500 at Sussex, England. He was the son of (?) Akehurst.

John Akehurst

b. circa 1570
FatherShepard Akehurst d. b 1602
MotherJoan (?) b. c 1540, d. 1604
     John Akehurst was born circa 1570 at Hellingly, Sussex, England. He was the son of Shepard Akehurst and Joan (?)
John Akehurst witnessed the will of Joan (?) dated 1 February 1602 at Hellingly, Sussex, England.1

Family

Children

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).

John Akehurst

b. circa 1590
FatherJohn Akehurst b. c 1570
     John Akehurst was born circa 1590 at Sussex, England. He was the son of John Akehurst.
John 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).

John Akehurst

b. circa 1813
FatherCharles Akehurst b. 14 Oct 1787, d. 1832
MotherRuth Frost
     John Akehurst was born circa 1813 at Sussex, England. He was the son of Charles Akehurst and Ruth Frost.

Joseph Akehurst

b. 9 April 1809
FatherRichard Akehurst b. 27 Mar 1773
MotherMary (?)
     Joseph Akehurst was baptized on 9 April 1809 at Beddingham, Sussex, England. He was the son of Richard Akehurst and Mary (?)

Joseph Akehurst

b. circa 1730, d. 1799
FatherJohn Akehurst b. 9 Jul 1700
MotherSarah Hart b. 11 Nov 1695, d. 1745
Signature of Joseph Akehurst of Beddingham, 1792.
     Joseph Akehurst was born circa 1730 at Alfriston, Sussex, England. He was the son of John Akehurst and Sarah Hart.
The identification of Joseph's parents is speculative but with some confidence as his will identifies his father as John Akehurst and a brother named William. He had lands in East Dean and Alfriston and he was buried in Alfriston showing a strong connection there. In addition, his mother Sarah had a brother Joseph.
Joseph Akehurst married Frances (?) circa 1752 at Sussex, England.
Joseph Akehurst witnessed the will of William Akehurst dated 20 April 1766 at Stunts Green, Herstmonceux, Sussex, England.1
Joseph Akehurst was a shepherd in 1792.2
Joseph Akehurst left a will made on 21 January 1792 at Beddingham, Sussex, England.2
Mentions property held in East Dean and Alfriston
People mentioned:
Father: John Akehurst
Brother: William Akehurst
Wife: Frances Akehurst
Children: Joseph Akehurst, William Akehurst, Sarah Henty, Frances Stephens (wife of William Stephens, yeoman of West Firle).
Joseph Akehurst died in 1799 at Sussex, England.
Joseph Akehurst was buried on 26 January 1799 at St Andrew, Alfriston, Sussex, England.
His estate was probated on 16 February 1799 at Archdeaconry of Lewes, Sussex, England.3

Family

Frances (?) b. c 1730, d. a 21 Jan 1792
Marriage*
Joseph Akehurst married Frances (?) circa 1752 at Sussex, England
Children

Citations

  1. [S674] Will of William Akehurst of Herstmonceux, Sussex, England, made 20 April 1766, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 12 May 1766. (ESRO:PBT/1/1/61/346).
  2. [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).
  3. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "Original Wills 1796-99: Joseph Akehurst of Beddingham, 1799, film 1886099, image 804-805."

Joseph Akehurst

b. 3 April 1757, d. December 1809
FatherJoseph Akehurst b. c 1730, d. 1799
MotherFrances (?) b. c 1730, d. a 21 Jan 1792
     Joseph Akehurst was baptized on 3 April 1757 at Beddingham, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Joseph Akehurst and Frances (?)
Joseph Akehurst married Mary Stephens on 16 May 1787 at West Firle, Sussex, England, Mary a widow.2
Joseph Akehurst witnessed the will of Joseph Akehurst dated 21 January 1792 at Beddingham, Sussex, England.3
Joseph Akehurst married Elizabeth Ellman on 21 May 1792 at West Firle, Sussex, England, widower and widow; both of this parish.2
Joseph Akehurst and Elizabeth Ellman 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.2
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.)
Joseph Akehurst was a yeoman in 1809.4
Joseph Akehurst left a will made on 22 November 1809 at West Firle, Sussex, England.4
This is the last will and testament of me Joseph Akehurst of Westfirle in the county of Sussex yeoman. First I give unto my wife Elizabeth Akehurst all and every my assuages, lands, tenements, hereditaments and real estate both freehold and copyhold, to hold the same to her my said wife and her assigns for her natural life. And after her decease I give my freehold house with the appurtenances in the Cliff near Lewes in the said county unto Robert Ellman of Brightelmston in the said county and his heirs, charged with the payment of eighty pounds sterling apiece to his brother Thomas Ellman and his sister Mary Vernall (?) or their respective executors or administrators within six months next after the death of my said wife. Also I give (after the decease of my said wife) my copyhold, assuage and garden with the appurtenances situate in Alfriston in the said county unto Richard Ford Akehurst of Beddingham in the said county and his heirs absolutely and I direct my executors to stand possessed of my personal estate in trust to permit my said wife to receive the interest and unusual produce thereof for her natural life and after her decease in trust to pay to Mary the wife of John Fuller of Westfirle aforesaid carrier order executors or administrators one hundred pounds sterling and upon further trust to pay all the residue of my personal estate unto my sister Frances the wife of William Stevens of Westfirle aforesaid yeoman and her executors and administrators and I appoint the said Robert Ellman and John Stevens of Westfirle aforesaid yeoman joint executors in trust of this my will In testimony whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this twenty second day of Novemenber one thousand eight hundred and nine.
Jos Akehurst
Signed, sealed, published and declared by the said Joseph Akehurst the testator as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who in his presence have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses.
George Hoper Abrm Liney Chas Hollebone
3rd February 1810 then was sworn Robert Ellman and John Stevens the joint executors in this will named to whom was committed the burthen of the execution thereof sworn also that the goods, chattels and credits of the said deceased do not amount in value unto one thousand pounds.
By me E. R. Raynes
Transcribed by: Domonic Motto.5
Joseph Akehurst died in December 1809 at West Firle, Sussex, England, at age 52.
Joseph Akehurst was buried on 24 December 1809 at St Peter, West Firle, Sussex, England.6
His estate was probated on 3 February 1810 at Archdeaconry of Lewes, Sussex, England.

Family 1

Mary Stephens d. 1790
Marriage*
Joseph Akehurst married Mary Stephens on 16 May 1787 at West Firle, Sussex, England, Mary a widow.2 

Family 2

Elizabeth Ellman
Marriage
Joseph Akehurst married Elizabeth Ellman on 21 May 1792 at West Firle, Sussex, England, widower and widow; both of this parish.2 
Marriage License*
Joseph Akehurst and Elizabeth Ellman 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.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. [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).
  5. [S658] Website "Sussex Online Parish Clerks" (http://www.sussex-opc.org) "http://www.sussex-opc.org/index.php."
  6. [S25] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Katherine Akehurst

b. 13 February 1630/31
FatherJohn Akehurst b. c 1600
MotherJoan Trapson
     Katherine Akehurst was baptized on 13 February 1630/31 at St Mary & St Peter, Wilmington, Sussex, England, Mother's name not given.1 She was the daughter of John Akehurst and Joan Trapson.

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project, "Mother's name not given."

Keturah Akehurst

b. 8 July 1810
FatherStephen Akehurst b. 11 Sep 1777
MotherMary Smith d. 1815
     Keturah Akehurst was baptized on 8 July 1810 at St Peter & St Paul, Hellingly, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Stephen Akehurst and Mary Smith.

Citations

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

Margaret Akehurst

b. 24 April 1627
FatherJohn Akehurst b. c 1600
MotherJoan Trapson
     Margaret Akehurst was baptized on 24 April 1627 at St Mary & St Peter, Wilmington, Sussex, England, Mother's name not given.1 She was the daughter of John Akehurst and Joan Trapson.

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project, "Mother's name not given."

Margaret Akehurst

b. 13 February 1820
FatherJohn Akehurst b. 24 Jul 1796
MotherJane Hall
     Margaret Akehurst was baptized on 13 February 1820 at St James & St Mark, Ewhurst, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of John Akehurst and Jane Hall.

Citations

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

Martha Akehurst

b. 4 November 1804, d. 25 November 1854
FatherJohn Akehurst b. 19 Dec 1751, d. 1829
MotherMaria Burgess b. 1 Nov 1778, d. 17 Jan 1862
     Martha Akehurst was born in 1804 at Hellingly, Sussex, England.
Martha Akehurst was baptized on 4 November 1804 at Hellingly, Sussex, England. She was the daughter of John Akehurst and Maria Burgess.
Martha Akehurst married James Holden, son of James Holden and Sarah Akehurst, on 7 June 1826 at Hellingly, Sussex, England. Martha Akehurst and James Holden were Methodists.1
Martha Akehurst and James Holden emigrated in 1838 to Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, on the ship "Alfred" arriving 16 Jan 1839. One of the daughters is said to have died on the journey.They settled in the Allyn River area of NSW now called Dungog.1
Martha Akehurst died on 25 November 1854 at Bulli, New South Wales, Australia, at age 50.
Martha is said to have drowned in a creek on their property in Park Road, Bulli, NSW.

Family

James Holden b. 27 Apr 1804, d. 29 Mar 1892
Marriage*
Martha Akehurst married James Holden, son of James Holden and Sarah Akehurst, on 7 June 1826 at Hellingly, Sussex, England
Children

Citations

  1. [S244] Website "Ancestry" (http://www.ancestry.co.uk/) "State Records Authority of New South Wales; Kingswood New South Wales, Australia; Persons on bounty ships (Agent's Immigrant Lists); Series: 5316; Reel: 2134; Item: [4/4784]
    Source Information: Ancestry.com. New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2007."

Martha Akehurst

b. 1861
FatherDavid Akehurst b. 27 Dec 1823
MotherMary Ann Price
     Martha Akehurst was born in 1861 at United States. She was the daughter of David Akehurst and Mary Ann Price.

Mary Akehurst

b. 20 July 1755
FatherJohn Akehurst b. c 1730, d. 1773
MotherElizabeth (?)
     Mary Akehurst was baptized on 20 July 1755 at St Andrew, Alfriston, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of John Akehurst and Elizabeth (?)

Citations

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

Mary Akehurst

b. 11 July 1714
FatherWilliam Akehurst b. 2 Oct 1678, d. 1740
MotherKatherine Kingswood d. 1734
     Mary Akehurst was baptized on 11 July 1714 at St Peter, Folkington, Sussex, England. She was the daughter of William Akehurst and Katherine Kingswood.
Mary Akehurst witnessed the will of William Akehurst dated 31 July 1738 at Folkington, Sussex, England.1,2

Citations

  1. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "Film 1886022, image 379."
  2. [S655] Will of William Akehurst of Folkington, Sussex, England, made 31 Jul 1738, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 30 Jul 1741. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/56/199).

Mary Akehurst

b. 17 June 1753, d. 1753
FatherWilliam Akehurst b. 9 Jan 1726/27
MotherElizabeth (?)
     Mary Akehurst was baptized on 17 June 1753 at St Michael & All Angels, Berwick, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of William Akehurst and Elizabeth (?)
Mary Akehurst died in 1753 at Berwick, Sussex, England.
Mary Akehurst was buried on 8 July 1753 at St Michael & All Angels, Berwick, Sussex, England, "dau. of William and Elizabeth."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, "dau. of William and Elizabeth."

Mary Akehurst

b. 30 March 1777
FatherJohn Akehurst b. 8 Nov 1753
MotherSarah Funnell d. 1796
     Mary Akehurst was baptized on 30 March 1777 at All Saints, Herstmonceux, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter 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,.