Raphe Akehurst

b. circa 1655
FatherRaphe Akehurst b. c 1625, d. 1666
MotherMary Baker b. c 1635, d. Sep 1691
     Raphe Akehurst was born circa 1655 at Lewes, Sussex, England. He was the son of Raphe Akehurst and Mary Baker.
Raphe Akehurst witnessed the will of Raphe Akehurst dated 27 August 1666 at St Thomas a Cliffe, Lewes, Sussex, England; "residing in Dublin, Ireland."1

Citations

  1. [S765] Will of Raphe Akehurst of Lewes, Sussex, England, made 27 Aug 1666, proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 5 Oct 1666. (TNA: PROB 11/322/49).

Rhoda Eliza Akehurst

b. circa 1852, d. 1863
FatherStephen Akehurst b. 4 Aug 1816, d. 1869
MotherMelezener Meria Austin b. c 1818, d. 15 Nov 1887
     Rhoda Eliza Akehurst was born circa 1852 at Hellingly, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Stephen Akehurst and Melezener Meria Austin.
Rhoda Eliza Akehurst died in 1863 at Hellingly, Sussex, England.2

Citations

  1. [S68] 1861 Census for England, "Class: RG 9; Piece: 569; Folio: 8; Page: 12; GSU roll: 542663."
  2. [S141] General Register Office: Indexes to Deaths, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Jan-Mar 1863, Hailsham, Vol 2b Page 49."

Richard Akehurst

b. circa 1693, d. 1735
     Richard Akehurst was born circa 1693 at Sussex, England.
Possiblities for Richard:
1. Richard Akehurst baptised 6 Apr 1684 at Mayfield, son of John and Frances Akehurst (SFHG baptism index).
2. Richard Akehurst baptised 29 Jun 1684 at Lewes Southover St John the Baptist, son of Richard and Anne Akehurst (SFHG baptism index).
(Note: parents would be Richard Akehurst of Eastbourne married Ann Novice at Lewes All Saints on 23 Sep 1680.)
3. Richard could be an unrecorded baptism c1693 for Richard Akehurst senior (1669-1747) and Elizabeth (c1673-1722) of Hellingly.
There is also Richard Akehurst baptised 4 Oct 1691 at Northiam son of John and Sarah Akehurst but he was buried there 15 Nov 1691.
Richard Akehurst married Elizabeth Blaber, daughter of John Blaber and Dorothy Medhurst, 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, daughter of John Blaber and Dorothy Medhurst, 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. circa 1667, d. 1747
FatherSamuel Akehurst b. c 1640, d. 1685
MotherMary Maides
     Richard Akehurst was born circa 1667 at 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, d. 1722
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.

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 1565, d. 1630
MotherMary (?) b. c 1580, d. Nov 1639
     Richard Akehurst was baptized on 28 February 1607 at St Clements, Hastings, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of John Akehurst and Mary (?)

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."

Richard Akehurst

b. 6 April 1684
FatherJohn Akehurst b. c 1640, d. 1693
MotherFrances Ellis b. 19 Apr 1646, d. Sep 1698
     Richard Akehurst was baptized on 6 April 1684 at St Dunstan, Mayfield, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of John Akehurst and Frances Ellis.
Richard Akehurst witnessed the will of John Akehurst dated 2 May 1693 at Mayfield, Sussex, England.2
Richard Akehurst witnessed the will of Frances Ellis dated 10 September 1698 at Heathfield, Sussex, England.3

Citations

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

Richard Akehurst

b. circa 1530
FatherThomas Akehurst b. c 1500, d. c 1541
MotherJoan (?) d. a 1541
     Richard Akehurst was born circa 1530 at Hellingly, Sussex, England. He was the son of Thomas Akehurst and Joan (?)

Richard Akehurst

b. 4 July 1630, d. March 1632
FatherWilliam Akehurst b. c 1580, d. 1631
MotherParnell Ninfield
     Richard Akehurst was baptized on 4 July 1630 at St Lawrence, Guestling, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of William Akehurst and Parnell Ninfield.
Richard Akehurst died in March 1632 at Guestling, Sussex, England, at age 1.
Richard Akehurst was buried on 25 March 1632 at St Lawrence, Guestling, 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. [S25] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Richard Akehurst

b. 4 July 1630, d. 1632
FatherWilliam Akehurst b. c 1590, d. 1630/31
MotherParnell Ninfield b. c 1590
     Richard Akehurst was baptized on 4 July 1630 at St Lawrence, Guestling, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of William Akehurst and Parnell Ninfield.
Richard Akehurst died in 1632 at Guestling, Sussex, England.
Richard Akehurst was buried on 25 March 1632 at St Lawrence, Guestling, 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. [S25] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Richard Akehurst

b. circa 1620
FatherWilliam Akehurst b. c 1595
     Richard Akehurst was born circa 1620 at England. He was the son of William Akehurst.

Richard Ford Akehurst

b. 5 April 1772
FatherJoseph Akehurst b. 3 Apr 1757, d. Dec 1809
     Richard Ford Akehurst was baptized on 5 April 1772 at St Pancras, Arlington, Sussex, England, "Richard Senderford [Sinderford?] baseborn son of (?) Akehurst."1 He was the son of Joseph Akehurst.
It is difficult to identify Richard's mother and father, although the Poor Law records need to be searched. For now, Richard is shown attached to Joseph Akehurst who made him a beneficiary of his will. Richard's connection to the Akehursts is likely to be somewhere on Joseph's line anyway.
Richard Ford Akehurst married Mary (?) circa 1805 at Sussex, England.
Richard Ford Akehurst witnessed the will of Joseph Akehurst dated 22 November 1809 at West Firle, Sussex, England.2

Family

Mary (?)
Marriage
Richard Ford 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,.
  2. [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).

Robert Akehurst

b. circa 1500, d. circa 1559
Father(?) Akehurst
     Robert Akehurst was born circa 1500 at England. He was the son of (?) Akehurst.
Robert Akehurst married Alice (?) circa 1525 at 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.)

Robert Akehurst died circa 1559 at Hellingly, Sussex, England.

Family

Alice (?) d. a 1559
Marriage*
Robert Akehurst married Alice (?) circa 1525 at 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).

Robert Akehurst

b. 25 January 1595/96, d. 1614
FatherThomas Akehurst b. c 1560, d. 1612
MotherMargaret (?) b. c 1560
     Robert Akehurst was baptized on 25 January 1595/96 at Hailsham, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Thomas Akehurst and Margaret (?)
Robert Akehurst witnessed the will of Thomas Akehurst dated 3 May 1612 at Hailsham, Sussex, England.2
Robert Akehurst died in 1614 at Hailsham, Sussex, England.
Robert Akehurst was buried on 30 September 1614 at Hailsham, Sussex, England, "son of Thomas."3

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S758] Will of Thomas Akehurst of Hailsham, Sussex, England, made 3 May 1612, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 8 Jun 1612. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/14/31B).
  3. [S25] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Robert Stephen Akehurst

b. 28 February 1836
FatherWilliam Akehurst b. 20 Nov 1803
MotherAnn (?) b. c 1797, d. 1845
     Robert Stephen Akehurst was baptized on 28 February 1836 at St Nicholas, Brighton, Sussex, England, "sadler, Kings Road."1 He was the son of William Akehurst and Ann (?)

Citations

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

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. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/64/667).
  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."

Samuel Akehurst

b. circa 1640, d. 1685
     Samuel Akehurst was born circa 1640 at Sussex, England.
Samuel Akehurst married Mary Maides on 18 September 1668 at Hellingly, Sussex, England.1
Samuel Akehurst died in 1685 at Hellingly, Sussex, England.
Samuel Akehurst was buried on 20 November 1685 at Hellingly, Sussex, England, "clerk of Hellingly."2

Family

Mary Maides
Marriage*
Samuel Akehurst married Mary Maides on 18 September 1668 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,.