John Akehurst

b. 21 January 1836, d. 1847
FatherWilliam Akehurst b. 16 Dec 1799, d. 4 Jan 1883
MotherHannah Beany b. 20 Mar 1803, d. 18 Jan 1885
     John Akehurst was baptized on 21 January 1836 at St Mary in the Castle, Hastings, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of William Akehurst and Hannah Beany.
John Akehurst died in 1847 at Hastings, Sussex, England.
John Akehurst was buried on 24 December 1847 at St Mary in the Castle, Hastings, Sussex, England, "13 years."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,.

John Akehurst

b. 17 September 1671
FatherSamuel Akehurst b. c 1640, d. 1685
MotherMary Maides
     John Akehurst was baptized on 17 September 1671 at St Peter & St Paul, Hellingly, Sussex, England. He was the son of Samuel Akehurst and Mary Maides.

John Akehurst

b. 4 June 1773
FatherThomas Akehurst b. 2 Apr 1749, d. 1809
MotherMary Glazier d. 1789
     John Akehurst was baptized on 4 June 1773 at St Nicholas, Brighton, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Thomas Akehurst and Mary Glazier.

Citations

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

John Akehurst

b. 16 February 1611/12, d. 1616/17
FatherEdward Akehurst b. c 1575
MotherSarah Milles
     John Akehurst was baptized on 16 February 1611/12 at St Mary, Hailsham, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Edward Akehurst and Sarah Milles.
John Akehurst died in 1616/17 at Hailsham, Sussex, England.
John Akehurst was buried on 11 March 1616/17 at St Mary, Hailsham, 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,.

John Akehurst

b. circa 1640, d. 1693
     John Akehurst was born circa 1640 at Sussex, England.
John Akehurst married Frances Ellis, daughter of John Ellis, on 28 May 1678 at Mayfield, Sussex, England, married as Frances Fry, widow.1
John Akehurst died in 1693 at Mayfield, Sussex, England.
John Akehurst left a will made on 2 May 1693 at Mayfield, Sussex, England.2
Will of John Akehurst of Mayfield, 1693
(ESRO: PBT 2/1/2/129)
Made: 2 May 1693
Proved: 6 Oct 1693
In the name of God Amen I John Akehurst of Mayfeild in the County of Sussex Yeoman being very Sicke and weake but of sound and pfect mind and memory praised bee God for the same and being desirous to settle that little Estate that God in mercy hath bestowed on me here on Earth before I leave this world doe make my last Will and Testamt in manner and forme following (that is to say) First I Commend my soule to God that gave it me and my Body I Com[UND:][BOLD:]Will of John Akehurst of Mayfield, 1693 [:BOLD][:UND](ESRO: PBT 2/1/2/129) Made: 2 May 1693 Proved: 6 Oct 1693 In the name of God Amen I [BOLD:]John Akehurst[:BOLD] of Mayfeild in the County of Sussex Yeoman being very Sicke and weake but of sound and pfect mind and memory praised bee God for the same and being desirous to settle that little Estate that God in mercy hath bestowed on me here on Earth before I leave this world doe make my last Will and Testam[SUP:]t[:SUP] in manner and forme following (that is to say) First I Commend my soule to God that gave it me and my Body I Com[m]it to the Earth from whence it was taken to bee decently buried Item I give and bequeath unto my Five Children [BOLD:]Thomas Elizabeth Richard John[:BOLD] and [BOLD:]Mary Akehurst[:BOLD] the Sume of Five pounds apeice to bee paid unto him and every and either of them at their sev[er]all and respective age and ages of One and Twenty yeares and if either of my said Children shall happen to dye before they or either of them shall attaine to that Age That then the Legacy and Legacyes of him her or them dyeing shall be paid unto the survivors and survivor of them equally to bee divided betweene them All the rest of my goodes Chattells and psonall Estate whatsoever I give unto [BOLD:]Frances[:BOLD] my Wife whome I make sole Executrix of this my last Will and Testam[SUP:]t[:SUP] and whome I charge to pay all my Debts and mainteyne my Children att her owne charge untill they and every of them shall bee able to goe to service or earne their owne liveing And I Charge my said Wife that shee pay my said Children the said moneys given to them in and by this my Will In Testimony whereof to this my Will I have here unto sett my hand and seale the second day of May Anno Dni 1693 – [BOLD:]John Akehurst[:BOLD] his mke Signed sealed and published in the psence of [BOLD:]Stephen Fuller Thomas Hooper[:BOLD] Probate: 6th October 1693 to [BOLD:]Francis Akehurst[:BOLD], executrix. [ITAL:](Transcribed by Claire Wickens, 7 September 2018)[:ITAL]it to the Earth from whence it was taken to bee decently buried Item I give and bequeath unto my Five Children Thomas Elizabeth Richard John and Mary Akehurst the Sume of Five pounds apeice to bee paid unto him and every and either of them at their sev[er]all and respective age and ages of One and Twenty yeares and if either of my said Children shall happen to dye before they or either of them shall attaine to that Age That then the Legacy and Legacyes of him her or them dyeing shall be paid unto the survivors and survivor of them equally to bee divided betweene them All the rest of my goodes Chattells and psonall Estate whatsoever I give unto Frances my Wife whome I make sole Executrix of this my last Will and Testamt and whome I charge to pay all my Debts and mainteyne my Children att her owne charge untill they and every of them shall bee able to goe to service or earne their owne liveing And I Charge my said Wife that shee pay my said Children the said moneys given to them in and by this my Will In Testimony whereof to this my Will I have here unto sett my hand and seale the second day of May Anno Dni 1693 – John Akehurst his mke Signed sealed and published in the psence of Stephen Fuller Thomas Hooper
Probate: 6th October 1693 to Francis Akehurst, executrix.
(Transcribed by Claire Wickens, 7 September 2018.)
John Akehurst was buried on 11 May 1693 at St Dunstan, Mayfield, Sussex, England.3,4
John Akehurst witnessed the will of Frances Ellis dated 10 September 1698 at Heathfield, Sussex, England.5

Family

Frances Ellis b. 19 Apr 1646, d. Sep 1698
Marriage*
John Akehurst married Frances Ellis, daughter of John Ellis, on 28 May 1678 at Mayfield, Sussex, England, married as Frances Fry, widow.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  2. [S783] Will of John Akehurst of Mayfield, Sussex, England, made 2 May 1693, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 6 Oct 1693. (ESRO: PBT 2/1/2/129).
  3. [S25] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  4. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "film no: 004428822; image: 263."
  5. [S791] Will of Frances Akehurst of Heathfield, Sussex, England, made 10 Sep 1698, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 12 Nov 1698. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/43/128).

John Akehurst

b. 20 December 1685
FatherJohn Akehurst b. c 1640, d. 1693
MotherFrances Ellis b. 19 Apr 1646, d. Sep 1698
     John Akehurst was baptized on 20 December 1685 at St Dunstan, Mayfield, Sussex, England.1,2 He was the son of John Akehurst and Frances Ellis.
John Akehurst witnessed the will of Frances Ellis dated 10 September 1698 at Heathfield, Sussex, England.3

Citations

  1. [S784] Beverley Roth, "Mayfield Registers", Beverley Roth, First Edition (unknown).
  2. [S783] Will of John Akehurst of Mayfield, Sussex, England, made 2 May 1693, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 6 Oct 1693. (ESRO: PBT 2/1/2/129).
  3. [S791] Will of Frances Akehurst of Heathfield, Sussex, England, made 10 Sep 1698, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 12 Nov 1698. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/43/128).

John Akehurst

b. 8 January 1800, d. February 1800
FatherSamuel Akehurst b. 7 Aug 1776, d. 5 Jun 1844
MotherCatherine (?) b. c 1775, d. 1845
     John Akehurst was baptized on 8 January 1800 at Countess of Huntingdon North Street, Brighton, Sussex, England.1
John Akehurst was born on 8 January 1800 at Brighton, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Samuel Akehurst and Catherine (?)
John Akehurst died in February 1800 at Brighton, Sussex, England.
John Akehurst was buried on 7 February 1800 at St Nicholas, Brighton, Sussex, England, "infant."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,.

John Akehurst

b. 4 January 1826, d. April 1826
FatherJohn Akehurst b. 30 Jun 1793, d. 1844
MotherElizabeth Bridgart
     John Akehurst was baptized on 4 January 1826 at All Saints, Hastings, Sussex, England, "bricklayer."1 He was the son of John Akehurst and Elizabeth Bridgart.
John Akehurst died in April 1826 at Hastings, Sussex, England.
John Akehurst was buried on 17 April 1826 at All Saints, Hastings, Sussex, England, "7 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,.

John Akehurst

b. 1 May 1796
FatherEdward Akehurst b. 14 Oct 1755, d. 7 Oct 1832
MotherElizabeth (?) b. c 1761, d. 1847
     John Akehurst was baptized on 1 May 1796 at St Swithun, East Grinstead, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Edward 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,.

John Akehurst

b. circa 1690
FatherJohn Akehurst b. c 1670, d. Jan 1714/15
MotherAnn (?)
     John Akehurst was born circa 1690 at Sussex, England. He was the son of John Akehurst and Ann (?)

John Akehurst

b. 1 October 1682, d. 1685
FatherJohn Akehurst b. c 1640, d. 1693
MotherFrances Ellis b. 19 Apr 1646, d. Sep 1698
     John Akehurst was baptized on 1 October 1682 at All Saints, Heathfield, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of John Akehurst and Frances Ellis.
John Akehurst died in 1685 at Mayfield, Sussex, England.
John Akehurst was buried on 30 March 1685 at St Dunstan, Mayfield, Sussex, England, (Challen BT.)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,.

John Akehurst

b. circa 1600
FatherJohn Akehurst b. c 1575, d. Aug 1617
     John Akehurst was born circa 1600 at Sussex, England. He was the son of John Akehurst.
John Akehurst witnessed the will of John Akehurst dated 12 August 1617 at Catsfield, Sussex, England.1

Citations

  1. [S684] Will of John Akehurst of Catsfield, Sussex, England, made 12 Aug 1617, proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 3 Nov 1617. (TNA: PROB 11/130/463).

John Akehurst

b. circa 1520
FatherThomas Akehurst b. c 1500, d. c 1541
MotherJoan (?) d. a 1541
     John Akehurst was born circa 1520 at Hellingly, Sussex, England. He was the son of Thomas Akehurst and Joan (?)

John Akehurst

b. circa 1540, d. 1592
     John Akehurst was born circa 1540 at England.
John Akehurst married Joan (?) circa 1560 at England.
John Akehurst died in 1592 at Herstmonceux, Sussex, England.
His estate was probated on 4 January 1592/93 at Archdeaconry of Lewes, Sussex, England.1

Family

Joan (?) d. a 1592
Marriage*
John Akehurst married Joan (?) circa 1560 at England

Citations

  1. [S794] Letters of administration of the estate of John Akerste of Herstmonceux, Sussex, England, granted by the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 4 Jan 1592/93 (ESRO: PBT 1/3/2/154A).

John Akehurst

b. circa 1550, d. 1616
     John Akehurst was born circa 1550 at England.
John Akehurst married Elizabeth (?) circa 1570 at England.
His estate was probated in 1616 at Prerogative Court of Canetbury, London, England.1
John Akehurst died in 1616 at Jevington, Sussex, England.

Family

Elizabeth (?) d. a 1616
Marriage*
John Akehurst married Elizabeth (?) circa 1570 at England

Citations

  1. [S796] Letters of administration of the estate of John Akehurst of Jevington, Sussex, England, granted by the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 1616 (ESRO: PBT 1/3/4/99C).

John Akehurst

b. circa 1755
FatherWilliam Akehurst b. 9 Jan 1726/27
MotherElizabeth (?)
     John Akehurst was born circa 1755 at Sussex, England. He was the son of William Akehurst and Elizabeth (?)
Documents indicate that Wiliam and Elizabeth had an adult eldest son John:
Settlement (release with covenant to levy a fine)
Date: 16 Jun 1791
ESRO reference: SAS/G 49/1176
Description:
William Akehurst of Berwick, husbandman, and his wife Elizabeth, his eldest son John Akehurst of Berwick, husbandman, and his wife Elizabeth, John Potter of Berwick, husbandman, to Thomas Staples of Seaford, yeoman, and his trustee Henry Harben of Lewes, ironmonger
same property as SAS/G/49/1168 but now with a Lease on the common called The Tye in Berwick.
John Akehurst witnessed the will of William Akehurst dated 20 April 1766 at Stunts Green, Herstmonceux, Sussex, England.1

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).

John Akehurst

b. 26 July 1624
FatherWilliam Akehurst b. c 1580, d. 1631
MotherParnell Ninfield
     John Akehurst was baptized on 26 July 1624 at St Lawrence, Guestling, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of William Akehurst and Parnell Ninfield.

Citations

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

John Akehurst

b. 26 July 1624
FatherWilliam Akehurst b. c 1590, d. 1630/31
MotherParnell Ninfield b. c 1590
     John Akehurst was baptized on 26 July 1624 at St Lawrence, Guestling, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of William Akehurst and Parnell Ninfield.

Citations

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

John Akehurst

b. 13 March 1641/42
FatherThomas Akehurst b. c 1590, d. 1662
MotherMary Page b. 16 Apr 1615
     John Akehurst was baptized on 13 March 1641/42 at St Andrew, Jevington, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Thomas Akehurst and Mary Page.

Citations

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

Jonas Akehurst

b. circa 1550, d. 1613/14
     Jonas Akehurst was born circa 1550 at Sussex, England.
Jonas Akehurst left a will made on 17 February 1613/14 at Hellingly, Sussex, England.1
Jonas Akeherst [Akehurst] of Hellingly, 1613          
(ESRO: PBT 1/1/14/181B)
Made: 17 Feb 1613/14
Proved: 25 Feb 1613/14
www.familysearch.org (film: 1885786, Image: 329)
In the name of god amen I Jonas Akeherst of the parish of Helingly husbandman being weacke in body but thankes be to god in pfect memory first this being the 17th day of february in the yeare of our lord god Ano Dom 1613 I doe bequaith my sowle to Christ my saviour & then after my Death I will my body to be buried in the Churchyard of Helingely aforesayd Itm I will & give to my mother forty shilinges Itm I give to my Brother all my apparill that is Dublet & hose jerkin shirtes stockinges shoose hat & band Itm I give to Gooman Standnought twenty shilinges Itm I give to John Shadwell tenn shilinges & to ewes & lambes Itm I give to widow Godfry tenn shilinges Itm I give Rachell Grinte one bereed Chest Itm I give to my sister Margret Alin tenn shilinges Itm I give to istris Warrin twenty shilinges Itm I give to Richard Brooke twenty shilinges Itm I give to Willam Akeherst sonne of John Akeherst of Wadherst one ewe & one lambe Itm I give to Nickholas Shadwell & Richard Shadwell sonnes of Jerimy Shadwell five shilinges a peece Itm I will & apoynt John Shadwell to be my whole & sowle executor of this my Last will & to pay all my legases within three monethes after my Desease Itm I doe apoynte Jerymy & Antony Keene to be my overseres to see this my will fulfiled in witnes whereof I have set to my hand & seale
Richard Brooke
the marke of Thomas Keene
the marke of Susan Shadwell
Probate (on reverse): 25th February 1613 [1614] to John Shadwell, executor.
(Transcribed by Claire Wickens, 25 August 2018 for Geoffrey Barber)
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Jonas Akehurst died in 1613/14 at Hellingly, Sussex, England.
Jonas Akehurst was buried on 22 February 1613/14 at Hellingly, Sussex, England, "servant."2

Citations

  1. [S762] Will of Jonas Akehurst of Hellingly, Sussex, England, made 17 Feb 1613/14, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 25 Feb 1613/14. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/14/181B).
  2. [S25] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.