Deborah Akehurst

b. 29 August 1613, d. 1679
FatherJohn Akehurst b. c 1565, d. 1630
MotherMary (?) b. c 1580, d. Nov 1639
     Deborah Akehurst was baptized on 29 August 1613 at St Clements, Hastings, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of John Akehurst and Mary (?)
Deborah Akehurst married John Winter on 3 September 1637 at St Clement, Hastings, Sussex, England, surname incorrectly transcribed as ARRES in the SFHG Marriage Index (probably was writted ACRES). Deborah WINTER is mention as the daughter of John AKEHURST in his will of 1657.2,3
Deborah Akehurst witnessed the will of John Akehurst dated 6 August 1657 at Warbleton, Sussex, England.3
Deborah Akehurst died in 1679 at Hastings, Sussex, England.
Deborah Akehurst left a will made on 15 November 1679 at Hastings, Sussex, England.4
Will of Deborah Winter Hastings 1679/80
(ESRO: PBT 1/1/35/192)
Made: 15 November 1679
Proved: 26 January 1679/80
In the name of God Amen the Fifteenth day of November Anno Dni One thousand six hundred seaventy and nine I Deborah Winter of the Towne and Port of Hasting in the County of Sussex widdow sick in // Body But of sound and pfect mind and Memory I blesse God for it doe make and ordaine this my last Will and Testament in writeing in manner and forme following First and principally I commend my soule to Allmighty God my Creator assuredly expecting the Remission of all my sinns and life everlasting through the Passion Merritts and Satisfaction of my Only Savior and Redeemer Christ Jesus And my Body to Christian buryall at the discretion of my Executor herein after named Item I give to the poore people of the pish of St Clement of Hasting aforesaid where I now dwell fower shillings of lawfull English money to be distributed unto them at the discretion of my said Executor within two months next after my decease Item I give and bequeath unto my sonne John Winter tenn shillings To my sonne Thomas Winter ten shillings To my daughter Mary the wife of Thomas Symonds one shilling To my daughter Deborah five shillings and my two silver Bodkins and my Broad Boxe with all with all my wearing Cloathes Linnen and woollen therein being To be paid and delivered unto them severally within six monthes next after my decease And lastly I hereby make and ordaine my Sonne James Winter sole Executor of this my last Will and Testament To whom I likewise give and bequeath all the rest of my goods and Chattells whatsoever here unbequeathed my debts legacies and funerall expences first satisyed and paid And these p[rese]nts dated the day and yeare first above written I hereby declare to be my very last Will and Testament And in full Testimony thereof I have also hereunto sett my hand and Seale Deborah Winter her marke In the pnce of these credible Witnesses Viz Thomas Winter elder Stephen Thomsett his marke William Blaker
Probate: 26th January 1679 [1680] to James Winter, executor.
Transcribed by Claire Wickens, 5th October 2018.

Deborah Akehurst was buried on 30 November 1679 at St Clement, Hastings, Sussex, England, "widdow."5
Her estate was probated on 26 January 1679/80 at Archdeaconry of Lewes, Hastings, Sussex, England.

Family

John Winter d. 1675
Marriage*
Deborah Akehurst married John Winter on 3 September 1637 at St Clement, Hastings, Sussex, England, surname incorrectly transcribed as ARRES in the SFHG Marriage Index (probably was writted ACRES). Deborah WINTER is mention as the daughter of John AKEHURST in his will of 1657.2,3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) ""England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NGJB-W4F : 11 February 2018, Deborah Akehurst, 29 Aug 1613); citing , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 504,415."
  2. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  3. [S773] Will of John Akehurst of Warbleton, Sussex, England, made 5 Aug 1657, proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 21 Oct 1657. (TNA: PROB 11/268/302).
  4. [S804] Will of Deborah Winter of Hastings, Sussex, England, made 15 Nov 1679, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Lewes, 26 Jan 1680. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/35/192).
  5. [S25] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Dorothy Akehurst

b. 13 November 1614
FatherEdward Akehurst b. c 1575
MotherSarah Milles
     Dorothy Akehurst was baptized on 13 November 1614 at St Mary, Hailsham, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Edward Akehurst and Sarah Milles.

Citations

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

Edward Akehurst

b. circa 1590, d. 1638
FatherEdward Akehurst b. c 1565, d. 1607
MotherMary Wimshurst
     Edward Akehurst was born circa 1590 at Sussex, England. He was the son of Edward Akehurst and Mary Wimshurst.
Edward Akehurst married Sarah Bartholomew on 16 June 1625 at St Peter, Folkington, Sussex, England.1
Edward Akehurst died in 1638 at Jevington, Sussex, England.
Edward Akehurst was buried on 15 November 1638 at St Andrew, Jevington, Sussex, England.2
His estate was probated on 21 November 1638 at Archdeaconry of Lewes, Sussex, England.3
Twentieth day of November 1638
Which day [details of person making judgement] Surrogate etc. committed the administration of the goods etc. of Edward Akehurst formerly of Jevington deceased intestate to Thomas Akehurst natural and lawful brother of the said deceased well and faithfully to administer etc. on the Holy Gospels etc. sworn the said Thomas of Jevington aforesaid husbandman and Edwardes of the same place yeoman being bound in [the sum of] ___ £10
Inventory exhibited to the total sum of ____ £3 8s 4d
(Transcribed by Claire Wickens, 5 October 2018.)

Family

Sarah Bartholomew d. c 1669
Marriage*
Edward Akehurst married Sarah Bartholomew on 16 June 1625 at St Peter, Folkington, Sussex, England.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,.
  3. [S807] Letters of administration of the estate of Edward Akehurst of Jevington, Sussex, England, granted by the Archdeaconry of Lewes, 1638 (ESRO: PBT 1/3/7/124A).

Edward Akehurst

b. 27 January 1632/33
FatherEdward Akehurst b. c 1590, d. 1638
MotherSarah Bartholomew d. c 1669
     Edward Akehurst was baptized on 27 January 1632/33 at St Peter, Folkington, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Edward Akehurst and Sarah Bartholomew.

Citations

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

Edward Akehurst

b. 5 November 1663
FatherThomas Akehurst b. 28 Oct 1638
MotherSarah (?)
     Edward Akehurst was baptized on 5 November 1663 at St Peter, Folkington, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Thomas Akehurst and Sarah (?)

Citations

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

Edward Akehurst

b. 9 July 1700, d. 1700
FatherWilliam Akehurst b. 24 Mar 1660/61, d. 1739
MotherJoan (?) d. 1705
     Edward Akehurst was baptized on 9 July 1700 at St Mary, Hailsham, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of William Akehurst and Joan (?)
Edward Akehurst died in 1700 at Hailsham, Sussex, England.
Edward Akehurst was buried on 9 August 1700 at St Mary, Hailsham, Sussex, England, "son of William."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, "son of William."

Edward Akehurst

b. 27 August 1786
FatherJohn Akehurst b. 8 Nov 1753, d. Mar 1835
MotherSarah Funnell d. 1796
     Edward Akehurst was baptized on 27 August 1786 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,.

Edward Akehurst

b. 14 February 1716/17
FatherSamuel Akehurst b. 25 Jul 1676, d. 1758
MotherElinor Aschurch d. 1758
     Edward Akehurst was baptized on 14 February 1716/17 at Eastbourne, Sussex, England. He was the son of Samuel Akehurst and Elinor Aschurch.

Edward Akehurst

b. 26 April 1767
FatherPeter Akehurst b. 18 May 1719, d. 1799
MotherJane Brook b. 12 Jan 1738, d. 1779
     Edward Akehurst was baptized on 26 April 1767 at East Dean, Sussex, England, "carried in Visitation June 1767."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, "carried in Visitation June 1767."

Edward Akehurst

b. circa 1540
FatherRobert Akehurst b. c 1500, d. c 1559
MotherAlice (?) d. a 1559
     Edward Akehurst was born circa 1540 at Sussex, England. He was the son of Robert Akehurst and Alice (?)
Edward Akehurst witnessed the will of Edward Akehurst dated 22 December 1591 at Hellingly, Sussex, England.1

Citations

  1. [S808] Will of Edward Akehurst of Hellingly, Sussex, England, made 22 Dec 1591, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 30 Sep 1592. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/9/55B).

Edward Akehurst

b. circa 1550, d. 1592
FatherJohn Akehurst b. c 1525, d. 1591
MotherAgnes (?) b. c 1530, d. 1595
     Edward Akehurst was born circa 1550 at Hellingly, Sussex, England. He was the son of John Akehurst and Agnes (?)
Edward Akehurst married Joan (?) circa 1575 at Sussex, England.
In 1591 Edward Akehurst and Joan (?) lived at Henwards, Hellingly, Sussex, England.1
Edward Akehurst witnessed the will of John Akehurst dated 17 August 1591 at Hellingly, Sussex, England.2
Edward Akehurst left a will made on 22 December 1591 at Hellingly, Sussex, England.1
Will of Edward Akehurst of Hellingly, 1592
(ESRO: PBT 1/1/9/55B)
Made: 22 December 1591
Proved: 30 September 1592
In the name of God amen the xxijth daye of December in the yeare of our lord god 1591 I Edward Akeherste of the pishe of Hellinglighe in the Countye of Sussex yeoman beinge sicke of bodye but of good and pfecte remembraunce (thankes be unto god) Doe make make and ordayen thys my last will & testament in manner and forme followinge First I bequeathe my soule to Allmightye god my Creator and redeemer and my bodye to be buryed in the Churcheyard of Hellinglighe aforesaid Item I geve unto the poore people of the pishe of Hellinglighe aforesaid iijs iiijd Item towardes the repacions and mayntenaunce of the Churche of Hellinglighe vjs viijd Item I give unto Joane my // wife two kyne of the best, two twelmonthinge steere bullockes, One younge gray mare the best, my white horse Coulte, one sowe hogge of the best, Fower sheates, twenty sheepe, whereof the one haulfe to be Ewe sheepe & the other haulfe to be weather sheepe, One haulfe of my geese and of all my powltrye Item I geve unto her more my best Fetherbed the best boulster of Fethers, the best Coverlett, a paire of blankettes of the best, ij pillowes of the best and my best bedsteddle, One Flockebed wth a tyndle bedsteddle and all other thinges belonginge to that bedd Item I geve unto her more the One haulfe of all my Lynnen throughout, my best brasse pott, One of my best kettles and one other of the next sorte, one great brasse postnett to her to her duringe her life, and after her decease I will that postnett shall remayne to Elizabeth Akeherste my daughter Item I will that all my pewter at Henwards shall shalbe equallye devided by myne Overseers betwixt the said Joane my wife, Harbert my sonne and Elizabethe my daughter, arysinge in the whole to two dozen and a haulfe of pewter Item I geve unto the said Joane my wife Fower silver spoones, my litle presse, one newe Chest, standinge in the entrye at Henwardes, two other standinge in the Chamber over the parlour, one lyttle Chest more, one spitt that came from Henwardes, one drippingepann, one brandiron, one Chaffingedishe, one warmingepann, sixe trugges, one Charne, two vates, one Covell, two great Kealers, two litle milke keelers, one Cage, one great keeler, one tonn standinge on Fower legges, Fower virkyns and two barrelles, a kneadinge troughe and boultinge hutche, and two joyned Chaires Item I geve unto the said Joane my wife my tables wth the joyned stooles standinge in the parlour at Henwardes to her for terme of her life, and after her decease I will that the best of the said tables and stooles shall remayne to Elizabeth my daughter, and the other table wth the stooles shall remayne to Harbert my sonne Item I geve unto the said Joane my wife one woollen trendle and two lynnen trendles, haulfe of my tussham, five skeynes of my fine lynnen yarne and one piece of new Russett Item I geve unto the said Joane my wife three seames of wheate , three seames of Oates & eight bushells of maulte Item I will and bequeathe more unto the said Joane my wife two acres of wheate on the // ground, and half an acre of Rye on the ground, sixe Cheeses, two Crockes of butter, one hogge of Bacon, and two gallons of grease Item I will and bequeath unto Elizabeth Akeherste my daughter Twenty poundes of good and lawfull money of England to be paid unto her at the daie of her mariage or else at her age of xxj yeares whether of the twayne shall first happen Item I geve unto her more one Fetherbed one Fetherboulster one Coverlett one paire of blankettes two paire of sheetes two pillowes two pillow Coates Item I will & bequeathe more unto the said Elizabeth Akeherst my daughter one Kettle of brasse, six sheepe Item I will & bequeathe to Harberte Akeherste my youngest sonne Twenty poundes of good and lawfull money of England to be paid unto him at such tyme as he shall accomplishe his age of Foure and twentye yeares Item my will is that my mother shall have yearely duringe her naturall life five loades of wood for her fire Caried home to her wheresoever she shall happen to dwell wthin the pishe of Hellinglighe and that she shall likewise have her mare kepte for long as she lyveth All the Residue of my goodes not geven nor bequeathed (my debtes and legaces beinge paid) I doe geve unto John Akeherste my sonne whome I doe make my Executor of this my last will and testament And I ordayne my Unckle Edward Akeherste and my brother Richard Reade and my brother Thomas Amylles my Overseers of this my last will and testament, and I geve unto every one of them for their paynes iijs iiijd a peece Item I geve unto everye one of my sisters Children iijs iiijd a peece I will and bequeathe to my two workemen Roger Brasier and John Byste [or Bryste?] iijs iiijd a peece and to my servante George Collier one lambe witnesses to this my last will and testament Richard a Mylles his marke, John Bden his marke, Thom at an unknown age Wickertham, and Thomas Fynkell Clerke (Edward Akeherste his marke)
Probate: 30th September 1592 to John Akeherste, son and executor.
(Transcribed by Claire Wickens, 7 October 2018.)

Edward Akehurst died in 1592 at Hellingly, Sussex, England.
His estate was probated on 22 September 1592 at Archdeaconry of Lewes, Sussex, England.
Blackstock farm was purchased in 1589 by John Akehurst the elder who died 1591 (refer his will). The property then passed to his son and heir Edward Akehurst. Edward died in 1592 and the property was sold by his son John Akehurst in 1597.
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.

Family

Joan (?) b. c 1550
Marriage*
Edward Akehurst married Joan (?) circa 1575 at Sussex, England
Children

Citations

  1. [S808] Will of Edward Akehurst of Hellingly, Sussex, England, made 22 Dec 1591, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 30 Sep 1592. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/9/55B).
  2. [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).

Edward Akehurst

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

Edward Akehurst

b. 2 October 1700, d. 1758
FatherJohn Akehurst b. c 1670, d. Jan 1714/15
MotherAnn (?)
     Edward Akehurst was baptized on 2 October 1700 at St Mary the Virgin, Warbleton, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of John Akehurst and Ann (?)
Edward Akehurst married Mary (?) circa 1725 at Sussex, England.
Edward Akehurst left a will made on 10 October 1757 at Hooe, Sussex, England.2
Will of Edward Akehurst of Hooe, 1758
(ESRO: PBT/1/1/59/624)
Made: 10 Oct 1757
Proved: 30 Mar 1758
www.familysearch.org (film: 1886025; Image: 18)
In the Name of God Amen I Edward Akehurst of the Parish of Hoo in the County of Sussex Yeoman being Weak in Body but of Sound and Perfect Mind Memmory and Understanding Praised be Almighty God for the same Do this present Tenth Day of October in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty Seven Make and Ordain Publish and Declare this my last Will and Testament in Writing in Manner and Form following That is to say First and Principally I Recommend my Soul to Almighty God that gave it And my Body to the Earth to receive a Decent and Christian like Burial at the Discretion of my Executors herein after Named And as Touching and concerning my Worldly Goods and Effects I Do Dispose of the Same as Followeth In the first place I give and Bequeath unto my two Grandsons Richard Stubberfield and Edward Stubberfield Sons of Richard Stubberfield the Younger of Bexhill each of them two pair of Sheets to be chose for them out of my Linnen by my Executors and to be kept by my Executors untill the said Richard and Edward Stubberfield shall Attain to the Age of Twenty one Years and then to be Deliver’d to them Also I Give and Bequeath unto my Daughter Sarah the Wife of John Akehurst of the Parish of Hoo my Chest of Drawers and also all my Linnen (Except before Given) that I shall have in my House or elswhere at the Time of my Decease to be Deliver’d to her by my Executors within Months after my Decease Also I give and Bequeath unto my Grandson Thomas Akehurst the Son of John and Sarah Akehurst of the Parish of Hoo My Colt that came of the Pony Mare Except the said Colt be Dead or Sold before my Decease But if the Said Colt be Sold before my Decease then my Will is that my said Grandson Thomas Akehurst shall have So much Money as the Said Colt Shall be Sold for over and above the Legacys hereinafter Given him And all the rest residue and remainder of my Said Goods Chattels and Effects of whatsoever kind or wheresoever the Same or any part thereof is or may be found I Give and bequeath unto my Executors hereinafter named But nevertheless only uppon this Trust that the Same may be Sold as Soon as Conveniently may be after my Decease for the best Purchase they can get and the Money ariseing from Such Sale I Give and Despose of as followeth First I Give and Bequeath unto Mary Sharp (my Maid Servant) the Sum of Ten Pounds of Lawful Money of Great Brittain to be paid her by my Executors within Six Months after my Decease Also I give and Bequeath unto my Grandson Richard Stubberfield the Sum of Five Shillings of Lawful Money of England to be Paid him by my Executors when he shall attain to the Age of Twenty one Years Also I give and Bequeath unto my Grandson Edward Stubberfield the Sum of Thirty Pounds of Good and Lawful Money of Great Brittain to be Paid him by my Executors when he shall attain to the Age of Twenty one Years Also I give and Bequeath unto the First Son of my Daughter Sarah that shall Live and first Attain to the Age of Twenty one Years the Sum of Five Shillings of like Lawful Money to be paid him by my Executors at the Time aforesaid And also I give and Bequeath the Sum of thirty Pounds of Lawful Money of Great Brittain to be Divided amongst all the rest of the Children of My Daughter Sarah Share and Share alike and to be paid them by my Executors when they Shall Severaly attain to the Age of Twenty one Years And all the rest residue and remainder of the Money ariseing by Such Sale as aforesaid and remaining in the hands of my Executors // (My Debts Legacys Funeral Expences and the Probate of this my Last Will &c) being first paid and Discharged I Give and Dispose of as followeth (that is to say) One Moiety or half part thereof to my Grandsons Richard and Edward Stubberfield aforesaid to be Equally Divided between them Share and Share alike and to be paid them by my Executors when they shall Severally Attain to the Age of Twenty one Years The other Moiety or half part to all the Children of my Daughter Sarah to be equally Divided amongst them Share and Share alike and to be paid them by my Executors when they shall Severaly attain to the Age of Twenty one Years And my Will is that if it shall happen that either of my Grandsons Richard or Edward Stubberfield Shall Dye before they attain to the Age of Twenty one Years and not leaving a Child or Children Lawfully Begotten of their Bodies then such Legacy part or Share as aforesaid as would have been payable to him at the Time he should have ariv’d to the Age of Twenty one Years to be paid to the surviving Brother when he shall attain to the Age of Twenty one Years But if they have a Child or Children Lawfully Begoten then Such Child or Children to have their Deceased Fathers part And further my Will that if they shall both happen to Dye before they Attain to the Age of Twenty one Years and not have a Child or Children Lawfully Begotten then their Legacys parts or shares to go to the Children of my Daughter Sarah to be equally divided amongst them Share and Share alike and be paid to them by my Executors when they shall Severally Attain to the Age of Twenty one Years The Same Rules to be Used at the Discretion of my Executors amongst the Children of my Daughter Sarah In case any of them Should Dye as aforesaid And Further my Will is that my Executors Shall put the Money arising by the Sale of the Effects as Aforesaid Out at Interest on a good and Sufficient Security as Soon as conveniently they can (but if there shall happen any loss thereby my Executors not to Suffer that loss) And the Interest ariseing therefrom to be Aplied at the Descretion of my Executors for and towards the Maintaining and Educating of my Grand Children aforesaid as they shall think proper and convenient And further I do hereby Nominate Constitute and Apoint my Trusty Friends John Blackman of the Parish of Hoo and George Hammond of Bexhill Joynt Executors of this My last Will and Testament (Revokeing all former Wills whatsoever by me formerly made and Declareing them to be Void and of no Effect) And Allowing my said Executors all Reasonable Charges and Expence which they shall be at in and about the Same And lastly I give and Bequeat unto my Said Executors each of them One Guinea for their Trouble In Witness whereof I the Said Edward Akehurst have to this my last Will and Testament Wrote on two Sheets of Paper to each Sheet of Paper Sett my Hand and Seal the Day and Year first above Written
The mark of Edward Akehurst
Signed Sealed Publised and Declared by the Testator Edward Akehurst to be his last Will and Testament In the Presence of us who have Subscribed our Names as Witnesses in the Presence and at the request of the Said Edward Akehurst the Testator
John Beale
Thomas Beale
Ransom
Probate: 30th March 1758 to John Blackman and George Hammond, executors.
(Transcribed by Claire Wickens, 30 August 2018 for Geoffrey Barber.)

Edward Akehurst died in 1758 at Hooe, Sussex, England.
Edward Akehurst was buried on 4 February 1758 at Hooe, Sussex, England.3
His estate was probated on 30 March 1758 at Archdeaconry Court of Lewes, Sussex, England.2

Family

Mary (?) b. c 1700, d. 1756
Marriage*
Edward Akehurst married Mary (?) circa 1725 at 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. [S776] Will of Edward Akehurst of Hooe, Sussex, England, made 10 Oct 1757, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 30 Mar 1758. (ESRO: PBT/1/1/59/624).
  3. [S25] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Edward Akehurst

b. 29 January 1730/31, d. 1752
FatherEdward Akehurst b. 2 Oct 1700, d. 1758
MotherMary (?) b. c 1700, d. 1756
     Edward Akehurst was baptized on 29 January 1730/31 at St Mary the Virgin, Warbleton, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Edward Akehurst and Mary (?)
Edward Akehurst died in 1752 at Hooe, Sussex, England.
Edward Akehurst was buried on 2 December 1752 at Hooe, Sussex, England, "son of Edward."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,.

Edward Akehurst

b. 28 November 1833, d. 1838
FatherWilliam Akehurst b. 16 Dec 1799, d. 4 Jan 1883
MotherHannah Beany b. 20 Mar 1803, d. 18 Jan 1885
     Edward Akehurst was baptized on 28 November 1833 at St Mary in the Castle, Hastings, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of William Akehurst and Hannah Beany.
Edward Akehurst died in 1838 at Hastings, Sussex, England.
Edward Akehurst was buried on 6 April 1838 at St Mary in the Castle, Hastings, Sussex, England, "4 years 5 months."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,.

Edward Akehurst

b. 9 July 1782, d. December 1782
FatherThomas Akehurst b. 2 Apr 1749, d. 1809
MotherMary Glazier d. 1789
     Edward Akehurst was baptized on 9 July 1782 at St Nicholas, Brighton, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Thomas Akehurst and Mary Glazier.
Edward Akehurst died in December 1782 at Brighton, Sussex, England.
Edward Akehurst was buried on 3 December 1782 at St Nicholas, Brighton, Sussex, England, "son of Thomas & Mary."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,.

Edward Akehurst

b. 1784, d. February 1784
FatherThomas Akehurst b. 2 Apr 1749, d. 1809
MotherMary Glazier d. 1789
     Edward Akehurst was born in 1784 at Brighton, Sussex, England. He was the son of Thomas Akehurst and Mary Glazier.
Edward Akehurst died in February 1784 at Brighton, Sussex, England.
Edward Akehurst was buried on 6 February 1784 at St Nicholas, Brighton, Sussex, England, "son of Thomas & Mary."1

Citations

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

Edward Akehurst

b. circa 1575
FatherThomas Akehurst b. c 1540, d. c 1601
MotherSusan (?) b. c 1540, d. 1614/15
     Edward Akehurst was born circa 1575 at Hailsham, Sussex, England. He was the son of Thomas Akehurst and Susan (?)
Edward Akehurst witnessed the will of Thomas Akehurst dated 10 February 1599/0 at Hailsham, Sussex, England.1
Edward Akehurst and Sarah Milles obtained a marriage licence on 20 June 1607 at Archdeaconry of Lewes, Sussex, England, Edward of Hailsham; Sarah of Hellingly, with consent of parents. Sponsors: Edward Akehurst, Nicholas Cob, Hailsham, yeoman.2

Family

Sarah Milles
Marriage License*
Edward Akehurst and Sarah Milles obtained a marriage licence on 20 June 1607 at Archdeaconry of Lewes, Sussex, England, Edward of Hailsham; Sarah of Hellingly, with consent of parents. Sponsors: Edward Akehurst, Nicholas Cob, Hailsham, yeoman.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S782] Will of Thomas Akehurst of Hailsham, Sussex, England, made 10 Feb 1599/1600, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 25 Apr 1601. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/10/265).
  2. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.

Edward Akehurst

b. circa 1545
FatherThomas Akehurst b. c 1500, d. 1553
MotherElisabeth (?) d. a 1553
     Edward Akehurst was born circa 1545 at Hailsham, Sussex, England. He was the son of Thomas Akehurst and Elisabeth (?)
Edward Akehurst witnessed the will of Thomas Akehurst dated 12 February 1553 at Hailsham, Sussex, England; (1552/53.)1

Citations

  1. [S785] Will of Thomas Akehurst of Hailsham, Sussex, England, made 12 Feb 1552/53, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 1553. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/3/69E).

Edward Akehurst

b. 14 October 1755, d. 7 October 1832
FatherSamuel Akehurst b. c 1725
MotherAnn (?) b. c 1730
     Edward Akehurst was born circa 1748 at Sussex, England; according to age at burial.
Edward Akehurst was baptized on 14 October 1755 at St Mary Magdalene, Wartling, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Samuel Akehurst and Ann (?)
The above baptism is the only possibility in the SFHG baptisms index. It looks promising because Edward’s first son and first daughter were named Samuel and Anne.
Edward Akehurst married Elizabeth (?) circa 1785 at England.
Removal order to Burwash
Date: 19 Dec 1791
Repository: East Sussex Record Office
ESRO reference: P 284/14/19
Description: Edward Akehurst, his wife Elizabeth and children Ann, Sarah and Samuel from East Grinstead
Creator(s): Burwash Parish Council, East Sussex.
Order to apprehend Edward Akehurst of East Grinstead
Date: 9 Mar 1793
Repository: East Sussex Record Office
ESRO reference: PAR 372/35/3
Description: For refusing to maintain the bastard child of Lucy Price
Creator(s): Parish of Heathfield.
Edward Akehurst left a will made on 13 December 1825 at East Grinstead, Sussex, England.2
Will of Edward Akehurst of East Grinstead, 1841
(ESRO: PBT 1/1/80/741)
Made: 13 Dec 1825
Died: 7 Oct 1832
Proved: 17 May 1841
www.familysearch.org (film no: 1886195; images: 237-238)
I Edward Akehurst in the name of God Amen of the Parish of East Grinstead in the County of Sussex Husbandman, being in sound sense and memory do make this my last Will and Testament in manner and form following, First I direct my Executrix hereinafter named to pay within six months after my decease all my just debts and funeral expenses and further my will and meaning is that my beloved wife Elizabeth Akehurst whom I appoint sole Executrix of this my will, shall as soon as conveniently may be sell or cause to be sold by auction or otherwise, all my messuage, tenements, buildings, lands etc which I now occupy, copyhold of inheritance, situate at Ashhurst Common in the Parish of East Grinsted for as much money as can be obtained for the same and from the sum so arising my Executrix shall pay or cause to be paid, all principal and interest due to the Mortgagee of my Estate and the remainder of such sum to be raised by the sale of my copyhold estate. I give and bequeath to my said wife Elizabeth for her support and maintenance during her natural life and necessary to be solely expended for her support together with all my household furniture, goods and chattels to her use and benefit, And further I give and bequeath to my wife Elizabeth, during her natural life, all that my copyhold messuage known by the name of the Stable House for a residence during her natural life and after the decease of Elizabeth my wife, I give and bequeath my said cottage called the Stable House, lying and being in the Parish of East Grinsted aforesaid to my son Samuel Akehurst now of the Parish of Worth to him and his heirs and assigns forever, to have and to hold the same. And my further will and meaning is that after the death of Elizabeth my wife, that all sum or sums of money which shall remain over and above the sum necessary for her support together with all the household goods (if any remaining) shall be divided equally as follows. One equal part thereof to my son Edward Akehurst and one equal part to my son Stephen Akehurst and one equal part to my son William Akehurst and also one equal part to my daughter Ann French now of Hackney and one equal part to my daughter Mary Mitchell, and to my daughter Sarah Barker I bequeath one shilling to be paid to her by my Executrix on demand. And I do hereby revoke, annull and make void any former Wills and Codicils by me at any time heretofore made And declare this only as my last Will and Testament.
In Witness whereof I have hereunto placed my hand and seal this thirteenth day of December 1825.
Edward Akehurst
Signed sealed published and declared by the said Testator as his last Will and Testament. In the presence of us who have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses and in the presence of each other at his request
James Batchelor
George Briggs
Ann Browning

Passed the Seal 17th May 1841
On the 13th day of May 1841 was sworn Elizabeth Akehurst the sole Executrix in this Will named to whom was committed the Execution thereof.
And the said Elizabeth Akehurst was at the same time sworn that the Goods Chattels and Credits of the Deceased were under the value of twenty pounds.
Under Caution
By us
Testator died 7th October 1832.
Proved before the Revd Christopher Nevill of East Grinsted Surrogate etc
(Transcribed by Sharon Ingersole, 2017.)

Edward Akehurst died on 7 October 1832 at East Grinstead, Sussex, England, at age 76.
Edward Akehurst was buried on 10 October 1832 at St Swithun, East Grinstead, Sussex, England, "84 years."
His estate was probated on 13 May 1841 at Archdeaconry of Lewes, Sussex, England, under £20.

Family

Elizabeth (?) b. c 1761, d. 1847
Marriage*
Edward Akehurst married Elizabeth (?) circa 1785 at 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. [S787] Will of Edward Akehurst of East Grinstead, Sussex, England, made 13 Dec 1825, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 17 May 1841. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/80/741).