Mary Akehurst

b. circa 1635, d. 1657
FatherJohn Akehurst b. 24 May 1601, d. 1657
MotherAnne Newington b. c 1610, d. c 1693
     Mary Akehurst was born circa 1635 at Sussex, England. She was the daughter of John Akehurst and Anne Newington.
Mary Akehurst died in 1657 at Hellingly, Sussex, England.
Mary Akehurst was buried on 11 September 1657 at St Peter & St Paul, Hellingly, Sussex, England, "daughter of Mr. John of Warbleton."1

Citations

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

Mary Akehurst

b. circa 1668
FatherJohn Akehurst b. c 1635, d. Sep 1709
MotherElizabeth (?) d. 1697
     Mary Akehurst was born circa 1668 at Sussex, England. She was the daughter of John Akehurst and Elizabeth (?)
Mary Akehurst witnessed the will of John Akehurst dated 20 August 1709 at Hellingly, Sussex, England.1

Citations

  1. [S754] Will of John Akehurst of Hellingly, Sussex, England, made 20 Aug 1709, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 1709. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/47/231).

Mary Ann Akehurst

b. 19 June 1791
FatherStephen Akehurst b. 1 Oct 1752, d. 1836
MotherHannah Gower
     Mary Ann Akehurst was baptized on 19 June 1791 at St Peter & St Paul, Hellingly, Sussex, England. She was the daughter of Stephen Akehurst and Hannah Gower.

Mary Ann Akehurst

b. 21 April 1816, d. 1887
FatherHenry Akehurst b. 8 Jun 1788, d. 1859
MotherFrances Page b. c 1790, d. 1862
     Mary Ann Akehurst was baptized on 21 April 1816 at St Peter & St Paul, Hellingly, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Henry Akehurst and Frances Page.
Mary Ann Akehurst married George Weeks on 16 April 1842 at Lewes, Sussex, England.2
Mary Ann Akehurst died in 1887 at Lewes, Sussex, England.

Family 1

Child

Family 2

George Weeks b. 1817, d. 1863
Marriage*
Mary Ann Akehurst married George Weeks on 16 April 1842 at Lewes, 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. [S143] General Register Office: Indexes to Marriages, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Apr-Jun 1842, Lewes, Vol 7 Page 507."

Mary Ann Akehurst

b. 9 October 1803
FatherJohn Akehurst b. 21 Mar 1779, d. 17 Apr 1855
MotherAnn Collins b. c 1784, d. 1862
     Mary Ann Akehurst was baptized on 9 October 1803 at St Mary Magdalene, Wartling, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of John Akehurst and Ann Collins.
Mary Ann Akehurst witnessed the will of John Akehurst dated 26 June 1844 at Wartling, Sussex, England.2,3

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "Film no: 004427562; Image no: 797."
  3. [S753] Will of John Akehurst of Wartling, Sussex, England, made 26 Jun 1844, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 27 Aug 1855. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/85/207).

Mary Anna Akehurst

b. 25 April 1813
FatherStephen Akehurst b. 11 Sep 1777
MotherMary Smith d. 1815
     Mary Anna Akehurst was baptized on 25 April 1813 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,.

Naomi Akehurst

b. 3 October 1813
FatherJohn Akehurst b. 21 Mar 1779, d. 17 Apr 1855
MotherAnn Collins b. c 1784, d. 1862
     Naomi Akehurst was baptized on 3 October 1813 at Congregational Chapel, Herstmonceux, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of John Akehurst and Ann Collins.
Naomi Akehurst married Thomas Pullinger on 25 July 1839 at Wadhurst, Sussex, England.2
Naomi Akehurst witnessed the will of John Akehurst dated 26 June 1844 at Wartling, Sussex, England.3,4

Family

Thomas Pullinger
Marriage*
Naomi Akehurst married Thomas Pullinger on 25 July 1839 at Wadhurst, 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. [S244] Website "Ancestry" (http://www.ancestry.co.uk/) "Ancestry.com. England, Select Marriages, 1538–1973 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014. Original data: England, Marriages, 1538–1973. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013."
  3. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "Film no: 004427562; Image no: 797."
  4. [S753] Will of John Akehurst of Wartling, Sussex, England, made 26 Jun 1844, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 27 Aug 1855. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/85/207).

Orpha Akehurst

b. 23 June 1816
FatherJohn Akehurst b. 21 Mar 1779, d. 17 Apr 1855
MotherAnn Collins b. c 1784, d. 1862
     Orpha Akehurst was baptized on 23 June 1816 at Congregational Chapel, Herstmonceux, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of John Akehurst and Ann Collins.
Orpha Akehurst married Thomas Crowhurst on 9 March 1837 at Wartling, Sussex, England.2
Orpha Akehurst witnessed the will of John Akehurst dated 26 June 1844 at Wartling, Sussex, England.3,4
On 7 April 1861 Orpha Akehurst and Thomas Crowhurst lived at Wartling Road, Wartling, Sussex, England, with 9 children.5

Family

Thomas Crowhurst b. c 1805
Marriage*
Orpha Akehurst married Thomas Crowhurst on 9 March 1837 at Wartling, 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. [S244] Website "Ancestry" (http://www.ancestry.co.uk/) "Ancestry.com. England, Select Marriages, 1538–1973 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014. Original data: England, Marriages, 1538–1973. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013."
  3. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "Film no: 004427562; Image no: 797."
  4. [S753] Will of John Akehurst of Wartling, Sussex, England, made 26 Jun 1844, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 27 Aug 1855. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/85/207).
  5. [S68] 1861 Census for England, "Class: RG 9; Piece: 568; Folio: 114; Page: 17; GSU roll: 542663."

Peter Akehurst

b. 18 May 1719, d. 1799
FatherSamuel Akehurst b. 25 Jul 1676, d. 1758
MotherElinor Aschurch d. 1758
     Peter Akehurst was baptized on 18 May 1719 at St Mary's, Eastbourne, Sussex, England, Mother's name not given.1 He was the son of Samuel Akehurst and Elinor Aschurch.
Peter Akehurst married Jane Brook, daughter of Joseph Brook, on 24 December 1764 at East Blatchington, Sussex, England, Peter of East Dean; Jane of East Blatchington.2
Peter Akehurst died in 1799 at East Dean, Sussex, England.
Peter Akehurst was buried on 17 July 1799 at St Simon & St Jude, East Dean, Sussex, England.3

Family

Jane Brook b. 12 Jan 1738, d. 1779
Marriage*
Peter Akehurst married Jane Brook, daughter of Joseph Brook, on 24 December 1764 at East Blatchington, Sussex, England, Peter of East Dean; Jane of East Blatchington.2 
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,.

Phillis Akehurst

b. 11 October 1789
FatherJohn Akehurst b. 8 Nov 1753
MotherSarah Funnell d. 1796
     Phillis Akehurst was baptized on 11 October 1789 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,.

Phillis Akehurst

b. circa 1809
FatherStephen Akehurst b. 14 Apr 1782
MotherHannah Russell b. 1782
     Phillis Akehurst was born circa 1809 at Warbleton, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Stephen Akehurst and Hannah Russell.
The baptism for Phillis has not been found in the Sussex Baptisms Index. Although her place of birth is given as Warbleton in the 1851 census, the 1841 census states that she was not born in sussex.
Phillis Akehurst married Samuel Hayward circa 1844 at Sussex, England.1

Family

Samuel Hayward b. c 1807
Marriage*
Phillis Akehurst married Samuel Hayward circa 1844 at Sussex, England.1 

Citations

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

Richard Akehurst

b. circa 1693, d. 1735
FatherRichard Akehurst b. 1669, d. 1747
MotherElizabeth (?) b. c 1673
     Richard Akehurst was born circa 1693 at Hellingly, Sussex, England.
Richard Akehurst was baptized circa 1693 at Hellingly, Sussex, England. He was the son of Richard Akehurst and Elizabeth (?)
Note from David Evans: This connection is inferred - the burial register on 22/4/1722 is for Elizabeth, wife of Richard Akehurst snr. These are assumed to be the parents of the Richard (b. c.1693). This is the only connection which fits the data (unless, of course, conflicting information becomes available).
Richard Akehurst married Elizabeth Blaber on 26 January 1715/16 at Hellingly, Sussex, England.1
Richard Akehurst died in 1735 at Hellingly, Sussex, England.
Richard Akehurst was buried on 25 October 1735 at Hellingly, Sussex, England, "Akehurst."2

Family

Elizabeth Blaber b. 11 Jan 1694/95, d. 1755
Marriage*
Richard Akehurst married Elizabeth Blaber on 26 January 1715/16 at Hellingly, 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,.

Richard Akehurst

b. 1669, d. 1747
FatherSamuel Akehurst b. 29 Jun 1634, d. 1685
MotherMary Maides
     Richard Akehurst was baptized in 1669 at Hellingly, Sussex, England. He was the son of Samuel Akehurst and Mary Maides.
Richard Akehurst married Elizabeth (?) circa 1690 at Sussex, England.
Richard Akehurst died in 1747 at Hellingly, Sussex, England.
Richard Akehurst was buried on 13 January 1746/47 at Hellingly, Sussex, England, "age 80 years" (Ackhurst.)1

Family

Elizabeth (?) b. c 1673
Marriage*
Richard Akehurst married Elizabeth (?) circa 1690 at Sussex, England
Children

Citations

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

Richard Akehurst

b. 20 January 1722, d. 1723
FatherRichard Akehurst b. c 1693, d. 1735
MotherElizabeth Blaber b. 11 Jan 1694/95, d. 1755
     Richard Akehurst was baptized on 20 January 1722 at Hellingly, Sussex, England. He was the son of Richard Akehurst and Elizabeth Blaber.
Richard Akehurst died in 1723 at Hellingly, Sussex, England.
Richard Akehurst was buried on 16 February 1722/23 at St Peter & St Paul, Hellingly, Sussex, England, "son of Richard and Elizabeth". Died of small pox.1

Citations

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

Richard Akehurst

b. 14 May 1727, d. 1733
FatherRichard Akehurst b. c 1693, d. 1735
MotherElizabeth Blaber b. 11 Jan 1694/95, d. 1755
     Richard Akehurst was baptized on 14 May 1727 at Hellingly, Sussex, England. He was the son of Richard Akehurst and Elizabeth Blaber.
Richard Akehurst died in 1733 at Hellingly, Sussex, England.
Richard Akehurst was buried on 28 June 1733 at Hellingly, Sussex, England, "son of Richard & Eliz."1

Citations

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

Richard Akehurst

b. 27 March 1773
FatherPeter Akehurst b. 18 May 1719, d. 1799
MotherJane Brook b. 12 Jan 1738, d. 1779
     Richard Akehurst was baptized on 27 March 1773 at East Dean, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Peter Akehurst and Jane Brook.
Richard Akehurst married Mary (?) circa 1805 at Sussex, England.

Family

Mary (?)
Marriage*
Richard Akehurst married Mary (?) circa 1805 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,.

Richard Akehurst

b. 11 March 1704/5, d. 1766
FatherSamuel Akehurst b. 25 Jul 1676, d. 1758
MotherElinor Aschurch d. 1758
     Richard Akehurst was baptized on 11 March 1704/5 at Eastbourne, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Samuel Akehurst and Elinor Aschurch.
Richard Akehurst married Mary Reeds on 5 December 1741 at Eastbourne, Sussex, England.
Richard Akehurst died in 1766 at Eastbourne, Sussex, England.
Richard Akehurst was buried on 21 February 1766 at St Mary's, Eastbourne, Sussex, England.

Family

Mary Reeds
Marriage*
Richard Akehurst married Mary Reeds on 5 December 1741 at Eastbourne, Sussex, England
Child

Citations

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

Richard Akehurst

b. 28 February 1607
FatherJohn Akehurst b. c 1575
MotherAnne (?) b. c 1580
     Richard Akehurst was baptized on 28 February 1607 at St Clements, Hastings, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of John Akehurst and Anne (?)

Citations

  1. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) ""England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JMD5-H2N : 11 February 2018, Richd. Akehurst, 28 Feb 1607); citing , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 504,415."

Robert Akehurst

b. circa 1500, d. circa 1559
Father(?) Akehurst
     Robert Akehurst was born circa 1500 at Sussex, England. He was the son of (?) Akehurst.
Robert Akehurst married Alice (?) at Sussex, England.
Robert Akehurst died circa 1559 at Hellingly, Sussex, England.
Robert Akehurst left a will made on 28 January 1559: Note date will was made is 28 Jan 1558/59.1
Will of Robert Akehurst of Hellingly 1558/59
(ESRO: ESRO: PBT 1/1/4/366C)
www.familysearch.org (Film no: 1885593, images 141-143)
Made: 28 Jan 1558/59
Probate: None on this document
Akeherst
In the name of god amen in the yere of owr lorde god m v C l and viii
[1558/9] and in the xv[iii] [ink faded/erased] day of January I Roberte Akehurste of the prysse of hellyngly beynge sycke and of goodde remebrance make my testamente and laste wyll as here aftr foloyth / fyrste I bequeth my sowle unto the mcy of Almyghtye god and to all the blessed copany of heven and my body to be buryed wthin the churche yerde of hellyngly / Itm I wyll to the mother churche of chychester Itm I wyll to Alyse Akehurste my wyfe all such goodds agene as she browghte unto me and for the cowys that I solde of hers I wyll that she shall have iii twelvemntelynges [twelvemonthings] / Itm I wyll to bartelmewe akehurste and to Edward akehurste my sonns and to Mary Akehurste and to Anne Akehurste my dosters and to evy on of thes xls a pece to be payed at the day of maryage by my executr Itm I wyll to bartelmewe my sonne a cheste of iii halfe busshells an yron potte of ii gallonds and a halfe / Itm to Edwarde my sonne an yron potte of ii gallonds / Itm I wyll to Anne my Dostr a brasse ketell of a gallon an yron potte of a gallon and a woodden trugge / Itm I wyll to Mary my Doster a cheste of a busshell a brode bryme [broad brim (rim)] pewter plater and a brode bryme woodden boyle [bowl] / Itm I wyll that my lese of pevrage other wyse called the northe londe to be solde to the moste advantage to paye my detts / Itm I wyll that my brother Edwarde Akehurste shall have my londe called the Redde Wayle the space of xii yere to dyscharge John Austen of Wadderste of hys xli and the annuyte that he muste have of the same the ovr plus of my house and londe that remayneth I wyll shall goo to the fynding of my youngeste chyldren the space of [illeg.] yere the resydewe of all my goodds not bequethed my legases and detts payed I wyll and bequeth to John Akehurste my sonne home I make my hole executr and my brother John and my brother Edwarde to be ovr seers of thys my laste wyll these men beyng wyttenesse [Sr?] John [Sluttr] Roberte Rycherds Harry Akehurst wt other mo [sic]
Probate: not noted on this document
(Transcribed by Claire Wickens, 30th April 2017 for Geoffrey Barber.)

Family

Alice (?)
Marriage*
Robert Akehurst married Alice (?) at Sussex, England
Children

Citations

  1. [S681] Will of Robert Akehurst of Hellingly, Sussex, England, made 28 Jan 1558/59, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, unknown probate date. (ESRO:PBT/1/1/4/366C).

Samuel Akehurst

b. 16 November 1765, d. 1827
FatherJohn Akehurst b. 22 Nov 1720, d. Oct 1777
MotherElizabeth Fuller d. 1777
     Samuel Akehurst was baptized on 16 November 1765 at Hellingly, Sussex, England, surname spelt ACKHURST.1 He was the son of John Akehurst and Elizabeth Fuller.
Samuel 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
There is possibly a removal order for Samuel from Eastbourne to Hellingly in 1784 in the Eastbourne Overseers of the Poor records. Needs further investigation (ESRO: DE/B 24/59.)
Samuel Akehurst married Elizabeth Christian on 27 October 1789 at Pevensey, Sussex, England, Both of this parish; witnesses: John Breden and John Christian.3
Samuel Akehurst witnessed the will of Henry Akehurst dated 29 May 1816 at Lewes, Sussex, England.4,5
The will of Samuel's brother, Henry Akehurst of Lewes, confirms that Samuel was living in Pevensey.
Samuel Akehurst died in 1827 at Pevensey, Sussex, England.
Samuel Akehurst was buried on 18 September 1827 at St Nicholas, Pevensey, Sussex, England, " age 61 years."6
Samuel Akehurst witnessed the will of John Akehurst dated 22 November 1827 at Hellingly, Sussex, England.7

Family

Elizabeth Christian
Marriage*
Samuel Akehurst married Elizabeth Christian on 27 October 1789 at Pevensey, Sussex, England, Both of this parish; witnesses: John Breden and John Christian.3 

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project, "surname ACKHURST."
  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. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  4. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "film 1886178, image 218."
  5. [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).
  6. [S25] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  7. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-6MZ3-RTS."