William Akehurst

b. 23 April 1774
MotherSarah Akehurst b. 1 Apr 1750
     William Akehurst was baptized on 23 April 1774 at St Andrew, Alfriston, Sussex, England, "natural son."1 He was the son of Sarah Akehurst.

Citations

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

William Akehurst

b. 20 November 1784
MotherHannah Akehurst b. 19 Jan 1765
     William Akehurst was baptized on 20 November 1784 at St Michael & All Angels, Berwick, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Hannah Akehurst.

Citations

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

William Akehurst

b. 24 March 1660/61, d. 1739
FatherThomas Akehurst b. 8 Aug 1624
MotherElizabeth Wilkin
     William Akehurst was baptized on 24 March 1660/61 at St Mary, Hailsham, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Thomas Akehurst and Elizabeth Wilkin.
William Akehurst married Joan (?) circa 1685 at Sussex, England.
The marriage of William Akehurst and Joan is not in the Sussex Marriage Index.
William Akehurst married Barbara Cobice on 10 May 1708 at St Mary, Hailsham, Sussex, England, Barbara is a widow.2
William Akehurst died in 1739 at Hailsham, Sussex, England.
William Akehurst was buried on 3 January 1739 at St Mary, Hailsham, Sussex, England, surname ACKHURST.

Family 1

Joan (?) d. 1705
Marriage*
William Akehurst married Joan (?) circa 1685 at Sussex, England
Children

Family 2

Barbara Cobice
Marriage*
William Akehurst married Barbara Cobice on 10 May 1708 at St Mary, Hailsham, Sussex, England, Barbara is a widow.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.

William Akehurst

b. 29 August 1686, d. 20 April 1766
FatherWilliam Akehurst b. 24 Mar 1660/61, d. 1739
MotherJoan (?) d. 1705
     William Akehurst was baptized on 29 August 1686 at St Mary, Hailsham, Sussex, England, mother's name not given, presumed to be Joan.1 He was the son of William Akehurst and Joan (?)
William Akehurst left a will made on 20 April 1766 at Stunts Green, Herstmonceux, Sussex, England.2
William Akehurst died on 20 April 1766 at Herstmonceux, Sussex, England, at age 79.2
Will (nuncupative) of William Akehurst of Herstmonceux, 1766
(ESRO: PBT/1/1/61/346): Familysearch.org Film No: 1886065, image 556
Made: 20 April 1766
Died: 25 April 1766
Deposition: 7 May 1766
Admon: 12 May 1766
[Cover Page:]
Nuncupative Will of Wm Akehurst late of Herstmonceaux
(A)
This paper writing was produced and read to Richard Gander and Jude his wife at the time of their examinations vouching the same before me.
Ed Lund Snr.
[First page]
On the allegation for proving the nuncupative Will and Testament of William Akehurst late of Stunts Green in the Parish of Herstmonceux within the Archdeaconry of Lewes, widower deceased given in by William Akehurst and Joseph Akehurst the promovents in this cause Richard Gander of Stunch Green [Stunts Green] in the said Parish of Herstmonceux in the County of Sussex, husbandman aged forty seven years and upwards born at Hurstmonceux aforesaid and Jude his wife aged forty two years and upwards born at Bexhill in the said County, witnesses produced sworn and Examined depose as follows
To this first article of the said allegation they the said Richard Gandore Jude his wife jointly and severally depose and say that William Akehurst the Testator in this cause named deceased on Sunday the twentieth day of April last past being then in the dwelling house of them these deponents of Stunchgreen in the parish of Herstmonceux aforesaid with whom he had lived as a lodger for about three weeks before the time of his death and being sick of the sickness whereof he died and being of perfect mind memory and understanding and having a mind to settle and dispose of what he had, did make his last Will and Testament nuncupative or by word of mouth in the words or to the effect following that is to say, I desire that my kinsman William Akehurst and my Kinsman Joseph Akehurst should bury me and to share and share alike in what I leave and I give to my loving brother, five shillings if now living and I desire my kinsman William Akehurst son John should have a pair of clasps Which word or words to the like effect the said William Akehurst the Testator spoke with an intent that the same should stand for and be his last Will and Testament in the presence of them these deponents and desired them to take notice of it as such And that he was then of sound mind memory
[Second page]
and understanding and died the Friday following being the twenty fifth day of this instant April in the afternoon And deponents further say that the tenor of the said last Will and Testament was reduced into writing by one Nicholas Wra.. the next day being the twenty first day of April last past and deponents subscribed or set their marks thereunto on the same day as soon as the same was wrote which writing marked the letter (A.) was produced and read to these examinants the time of their examination and that the contents thereof and the marks thereto appearing to be set are of the respective handwriting of these deponents so subscribed thereto as aforesaid.
Repeated and acknowledged the said 7th day of May 1766
(Witness heard unto these records)
Before us The Mark of Richard Gander X
Ed. Lund Snr The Mark of Jude Gander X
[Third page]
Written diagonally across the page so very hard to transcribe….
9 1766
….. to my sons Joseph & William…..I wold not (….?) of(?) nor mak with my brother…fects? now do …..? William Akehurst Stungreen we have agreed how and to pay all expenses to share and share the rest…Thomas and Joseph Akehurst.
Joseph Akehurst John Akehurst X mark
W Akehurst Thos. Baker
Witnesses
[Fourth page]
21:1766
A memorandum of the words William Acurst of Stunchgreen [Stunts Green] in the Parish Of Herstmonceux desesed of what he said to his kinsman William Acurst of Alfriston and to Richard Gander and Jude his wife, that he desired that his kinsman William Acurst a fore mensuned and his kinsman Joseph Acurst should bury him and to share and share alike in what he left and that I give to my loving brother five shilens if now living and that he desired his kinsman William Acurstes son John should have a pair of silver clasps.
This being the last Will and Testament of the said William Acurst deceased.
Witness heare unto thease words
Richard Gander X his mark
Jude Gander X har mark
12 May 1766
Because the abovenamed William Akehurst did not nominate any person Executor of his Will nuncupative as above written Admon of all and singular his Goods, Chattels and Credits was granted and committed with the said Will annexed to Joseph Akehurst one of his nephews and one of the residuary Legatees named in his said Will being first sworn well and faithfully to administer etc. And under a due caution by us.
Ed Lund Snr.
(Transcribed by Sharon Ingersole, 3 April 2017.)

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."
  2. [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).

William Akehurst

b. 4 June 1780
FatherJohn Akehurst b. 8 Nov 1753
MotherSarah Funnell d. 1796
     William Akehurst was baptized on 4 June 1780 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,.

William Akehurst

b. 3 June 1792
FatherJohn Akehurst b. 19 Dec 1751, d. 1829
MotherElizabeth Collen d. 1792
     William Akehurst was baptized on 3 June 1792 at St Peter & St Paul, Hellingly, Sussex, England, surname AKEHURST, "poor."1 He was the son of John Akehurst and Elizabeth Collen.

Citations

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

William Akehurst

b. 14 October 1792
FatherStephen Akehurst b. 1 Oct 1752, d. 1836
MotherHannah Gower
     William Akehurst was baptized on 14 October 1792 at St Peter & St Paul, Hellingly, Sussex, England, "poor."1 He was the son of Stephen Akehurst and Hannah Gower.
William Akehurst married Jane Baker on 4 June 1831 at Hellingly, Sussex, England.

Family

Jane Baker
Marriage*
William Akehurst married Jane Baker on 4 June 1831 at Hellingly, Sussex, England

Citations

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

William Akehurst

b. 23 November 1800, d. 1802
FatherCharlington Akehurst b. 21 Mar 1756, d. 1840
MotherSarah Sands b. 1767, d. 1844
     William Akehurst was baptized on 23 November 1800 at Herstmonceux, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Charlington Akehurst and Sarah Sands.
William Akehurst died in 1802 at Herstmonceux, Sussex, England.
William Akehurst was buried on 31 December 1802 at All Saints, Herstmonceux, Sussex, England, "son of Shallington & Sarah."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 Shallington & Sarah."

William Akehurst

b. 1 October 1775
FatherPeter Akehurst b. 18 May 1719, d. 1799
MotherJane Brook b. 12 Jan 1738, d. 1779
     William Akehurst was baptized on 1 October 1775 at East Dean, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Peter Akehurst and Jane Brook.

Citations

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

William Akehurst

b. 20 June 1813
FatherHenry Akehurst b. 8 Jun 1788, d. 1859
MotherFrances Page b. c 1790, d. 1862
     William Akehurst was baptized on 20 June 1813 at St Peter & St Paul, Hellingly, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Henry Akehurst and Frances Page.

Citations

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

William Akehurst

b. 3 November 1840, d. 3 October 1920
FatherJames Akehurst b. 17 Apr 1794
MotherSarah Barnes
     William Akehurst was born on 3 November 1840 at St George Hanover Square, London, Middlesex, England. He was the son of James Akehurst and Sarah Barnes.
William Akehurst married Mary Thompson circa 1860 at England.
William Akehurst and Mary Thompson emigrated in 1870 to Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
William Akehurst and Mary Thompson were found on a passenger list on 27 September 1870 at Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, arriving on the ship "Zemindar."
William Akehurst died on 3 October 1920 at Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, at age 79.

Family

Mary Thompson b. 1842, d. 1912
Marriage*
William Akehurst married Mary Thompson circa 1860 at England
Child

William Akehurst

b. 15 June 1861, d. 23 June 1937
FatherWilliam Akehurst b. 3 Nov 1840, d. 3 Oct 1920
MotherMary Thompson b. 1842, d. 1912
     William Akehurst was born on 15 June 1861 at Marylebone, London, England. He was the son of William Akehurst and Mary Thompson.
William Akehurst married Florence Adnum Jennings circa 1885 at Australia.
William Akehurst died on 23 June 1937 at Prahran, Victoria, Australia, at age 76.

Family

Florence Adnum Jennings b. 1859, d. 1936
Marriage*
William Akehurst married Florence Adnum Jennings circa 1885 at Australia
Child

William Akehurst

b. 17 October 1762
FatherJoseph Akehurst b. c 1730, d. 1799
MotherFrances (?) b. c 1730, d. a 21 Jan 1792
     William Akehurst was baptized on 17 October 1762 at Beddingham, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Joseph Akehurst and Frances (?)
William Akehurst witnessed the will of Joseph Akehurst dated 21 January 1792 at Beddingham, 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. [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).

William Charles Akehurst

b. circa 1848
FatherHenry Akehurst b. 3 Nov 1811, d. 4 Jul 1879
MotherEmily Elphick b. c 1811, d. 1862
     William Charles Akehurst was born circa 1848 at Herstmonceux, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Henry Akehurst and Emily Elphick.

Citations

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

Abraham Alce

b. 25 February 1738, d. 1803
FatherAbraham Alce b. 14 Apr 1691, d. 1753
MotherAnn Ince b. 19 May 1701, d. 1771
     Abraham Alce was born in 1738 at East Blatchington, Sussex, England.
Abraham Alce was baptized on 25 February 1738 at East Blatchington, Sussex, England. He was the son of Abraham Alce and Ann Ince.
Note that variants on spelling the name are ALS and ALSE.
Abraham Alce married Sarah (?) circa 1770 at Sussex, England.
In 1771 Abraham Alce and Sarah (?) lived at Milton St, Wilmington, Sussex, England, The baptism for their son John ALCE on 6.10.1771 states that Abraham and Sarah are of Milton St, Wilmington.
The East Blatchington parish register has a marriage of a William Coombs the younger, widower, to Ann Alce, spinster, both of this parish, banns, 1.1.1791, witness Edward Brazier. This Ann Alce could be another child of Abraham and Sarah.
Abraham Alce died in 1803 at East Blatchington, Sussex, England.
Abraham Alce was buried on 11 December 1803 at East Blatchington, Sussex, England.
Abraham and Sarah were buried on the same day and the register states "Abraham Alce and Sarah his wife buried in the same grave". One wonders about the cause of their deaths (accident, cold weather, coincidence?).

Family

Sarah (?) d. 1803
Marriage*
Abraham Alce married Sarah (?) circa 1770 at Sussex, England
Children

Abraham Alce

b. 14 April 1691, d. 1753
FatherThomas Alce d. 1719
MotherSusannah Burroughs b. 23 Sep 1660, d. 1730
     Abraham Alce was born in 1691 at East Blatchington, Sussex, England.
Abraham Alce was baptized on 14 April 1691 at East Blatchington, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Thomas Alce and Susannah Burroughs.
Abraham Alce witnessed the will of Thomas Alce dated 31 December 1718 at East Blatchington, Sussex, England.2
Abraham Alce married Ann Ince, daughter of Thomas Ince and Mary (?), on 7 November 1731 at East Blatchington, Sussex, England, surname spelt INSE.3
Abraham Alce died in 1753 at East Blatchington, Sussex, England.
Abraham Alce was buried on 3 February 1753 at St Peter, East Blatchington, Sussex, England.4

Family

Ann Ince b. 19 May 1701, d. 1771
Marriage*
Abraham Alce married Ann Ince, daughter of Thomas Ince and Mary (?), on 7 November 1731 at East Blatchington, Sussex, England, surname spelt INSE.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S243] Will of Thomas Alce of Blatchington, Sussex, England, made 31 Dec 1718, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 7 Mar 1718/19. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/50/80C).
  3. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  4. [S25] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Ann Elizabeth Alce

b. 15 March 1812
FatherThomas Alce d. 1844
MotherHannah Dunk b. 14 Oct 1792, d. 1836
     Ann Elizabeth Alce was baptized on 15 March 1812 at St Mary's, Willingdon, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Alce and Hannah Dunk.

Citations

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

Charlotte Alce

b. 8 July 1798
FatherJames Alce b. 18 Feb 1776, d. 1853
MotherCatherine (?) b. 1781
     Charlotte Alce was baptized on 8 July 1798 at St Peter, East Blatchington, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of James Alce and Catherine (?)
Charlotte Alce was buried on 20 April 1810 at East Blatchington, Sussex, England, surname spelt ALS.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,.

Charlotte Alce

b. 18 February 1821
FatherThomas Alce d. 1844
MotherHannah Dunk b. 14 Oct 1792, d. 1836
     Charlotte Alce was baptized on 18 February 1821 at St Simon & St Jude, East Dean, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Alce and Hannah Dunk.

Citations

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

Edmund Alce

b. 24 November 1844
FatherJohn Alce b. 14 Feb 1815
MotherHannah Towner b. c 1815
     Edmund Alce was baptized on 24 November 1844 at East Blatchington, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of John Alce and Hannah Towner.

Citations

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