Stephen Akehurst

b. 11 September 1777
FatherStephen Akehurst b. 1 Oct 1752, d. 1836
MotherHannah Gower b. 4 Aug 1751, d. 1840
     Stephen Akehurst was baptized on 11 September 1777 at St Peter & St Paul, Hellingly, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Stephen Akehurst and Hannah Gower.
Stephen Akehurst married Mary Smith on 14 October 1798 at Hellingly, Sussex, England, Stephen of Selmeston. Witnesses: Thomas Akehurst and Henry Blunden.2
Stephen Akehurst was a labourer on 11 February 1815.1
Stephen Akehurst married Elizabeth King, daughter of George King and Sarah Smith, on 15 November 1818 at Hellingly, Sussex, England.2

Family 1

Mary Smith d. 1815
Marriage*
Stephen Akehurst married Mary Smith on 14 October 1798 at Hellingly, Sussex, England, Stephen of Selmeston. Witnesses: Thomas Akehurst and Henry Blunden.2 
Children

Family 2

Elizabeth King b. 8 Mar 1795, d. 1822
Marriage*
Stephen Akehurst married Elizabeth King, daughter of George King and Sarah Smith, on 15 November 1818 at Hellingly, Sussex, England.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.

Stephen Akehurst

b. 24 April 1805
FatherThomas Akehurst b. 30 Nov 1760, d. 17 Dec 1809
MotherHannah Delves
     Stephen Akehurst was baptized on 24 April 1805 at St Peter & St Paul, Hellingly, Sussex, England. He was the son of Thomas Akehurst and Hannah Delves.
Stephen Akehurst married Sarah Cramp on 21 October 1821 at Hellingly, Sussex, England.1
On 7 June 1841 Stephen Akehurst and Sarah Cramp lived at Horeham Flat, Hellingly, Sussex, England.2
Stephen Akehurst was a farmer of 39 acres employing 1 man on 7 April 1861.3
On 7 April 1861 Stephen Akehurst and Sarah Cramp lived at Rushy Cross, Heathfield, Sussex, England.3

Family

Sarah Cramp b. c 1799
Marriage*
Stephen Akehurst married Sarah Cramp on 21 October 1821 at Hellingly, Sussex, England.1 

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  2. [S67] 1841 Census for England "Class: HO107; Piece: 1114; Book: 11; Civil Parish: Hellingly; County: Sussex; Enumeration District: 6; Folio: 24; Page: 7; Line: 9; GSU roll: 464161."
  3. [S68] 1861 Census for England, "Class: RG 9; Piece: 569; Folio: 172; Page: 7; GSU roll: 542663."

Stephen Akehurst

b. 7 December 1794
FatherCharlington Akehurst b. 21 Mar 1756, d. 1840
MotherSarah Sands b. 1767, d. 1844
     Stephen Akehurst was baptized on 7 December 1794 at Herstmonceux, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Charlington Akehurst and Sarah Sands.
In the 1851 census Stephen Akehurst, age 57 years (i.e.born c1794), unmarried, agricultural labourer born Hellingly is living with his widowed sister Charlotte Rushman.2

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S16] 1851 Census for England "Class: HO107; Piece: 1638; Folio: 76; Page: 8; GSU roll: 193541."

Stephen Akehurst

b. 4 August 1816, d. 1869
FatherJohn Akehurst b. c 1777, d. 1848
MotherAnn Pocock b. 1 Jun 1777, d. 1863
     Stephen Akehurst was baptized on 4 August 1816 at Hellingly, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of John Akehurst and Ann Pocock.
Stephen Akehurst married Melezener Meria Austin in 1848 at Hailsham, Sussex, England.2
Stephen Akehurst died in 1869 at Hailsham, Sussex, England.3

Family

Melezener Meria Austin b. c 1818, d. 15 Nov 1887
Marriage*
Stephen Akehurst married Melezener Meria Austin in 1848 at Hailsham, Sussex, England.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. [S143] General Register Office: Indexes to Marriages, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Apr-Jun 1848, Hailsham, Vol 7 Page 539."
  3. [S141] General Register Office: Indexes to Deaths, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Jan-Mar 1869, Hailsham, Vol 2b Page 52. Age 52 years."

Stephen Akehurst

b. 9 March 1805
FatherWilliam Akehurst b. 14 Aug 1780, d. 6 Feb 1855
MotherAnn Sims b. 23 Jan 1782
     Stephen Akehurst was born on 9 March 1805 at Brighton, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of William Akehurst and Ann Sims.
Stephen Akehurst was baptized on 14 April 1805 at Countess of Huntingdon North St, Brighton, Sussex, England.1
Stephen Akehurst witnessed the will of William Akehurst dated 20 December 1854 at Brighton, 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. [S779] Will of William Akehurst of Brighton, Sussex, England, made 20 Dec 1854, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 2 Aug 1855. (ESRO:PBT 1/1/85/272).

Stephen Akehurst

b. 20 January 1799
FatherEdward Akehurst b. 14 Oct 1755, d. 7 Oct 1832
MotherElizabeth (?) b. c 1761, d. 1847
     Stephen Akehurst was baptized on 20 January 1799 at St Swithun, East Grinstead, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Edward Akehurst and Elizabeth (?)
Stephen Akehurst witnessed the will of Edward Akehurst dated 13 December 1825 at East Grinstead, 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. [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).

Susan Akehurst

b. 1 July 1582
FatherHenry Akehurst b. c 1550, d. 1606
MotherCatherine (?) b. c 1550
     Susan Akehurst was baptized on 1 July 1582 at Herstmonceux, Sussex, England, "daughter of Henry Akherst."1 She was the daughter of Henry Akehurst and Catherine (?)
Susan Akehurst witnessed the will of Henry Akehurst dated 28 May 1597 at Herstmonceux, 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. [S760] Will of Henry Akehurst of Herstmonceux, Sussex, England, made 28 May 1597, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 9 Nov 1606. (ESRO: PBT/1/1/12/168B).

Susannah Akehurst

b. 25 May 1723
FatherJohn Akehurst b. c 1680
MotherSusanna Pollington b. 18 Apr 1680
     Susannah Akehurst was baptized on 25 May 1723 at Herstmonceux, Sussex, England. She was the daughter of John Akehurst and Susanna Pollington.
Susannah Akehurst married William Vine on 31 March 1752 at Chiddingly, Sussex, England, Susannah of Arlington.1

Family

William Vine b. 8 Jun 1721
Marriage*
Susannah Akehurst married William Vine on 31 March 1752 at Chiddingly, Sussex, England, Susannah of Arlington.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.

Tamsyn Akehurst

b. 30 August 1579
FatherHenry Akehurst b. c 1550, d. 1606
MotherCatherine (?) b. c 1550
     Tamsyn Akehurst was baptized on 30 August 1579 at Herstmonceux, Sussex, England, "daughter of Henry Akherst."1 She was the daughter of Henry Akehurst and Catherine (?)
Tamsyn Akehurst witnessed the will of Henry Akehurst dated 28 May 1597 at Herstmonceux, 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. [S760] Will of Henry Akehurst of Herstmonceux, Sussex, England, made 28 May 1597, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 9 Nov 1606. (ESRO: PBT/1/1/12/168B).

Thomas Akehurst

b. 30 November 1760, d. 17 December 1809
FatherJohn Akehurst b. 22 Nov 1720, d. Oct 1777
MotherElizabeth Fuller d. 1777
     Thomas Akehurst was baptized on 30 November 1760 at Hellingly, Sussex, England, surname spelt ACKHURST.1 He was the son of John Akehurst and Elizabeth Fuller.
Thomas Akehurst married Hannah Delves on 14 April 1789 at Hailsham, Sussex, England, Thomas is "of Hellingly".2
Thomas Akehurst was a butcher in 1790.
Thomas Akehurst was the executor of the will of Benjamin Funnell, yeoman of Hellingly, made 5 Mar 1800 and proved 4 Nov 1800. He was left five pounds for his trouble.3
Thomas Akehurst died on 17 December 1809 at Hellingly, Sussex, England, at age 49.
Thomas Akehurst was buried on 23 December 1809 at St Peter & St Paul, Hellingly, Sussex, England, "49 years."4
Note that the headstone for Thomas Akehurst still survives but gives the death date as 17 Dec 1810, contrary to the burial record in the parish register (source: David Evans.)
Thomas Akehurst witnessed the will of John Akehurst dated 22 November 1827 at Hellingly, Sussex, England.5

Family

Hannah Delves
Marriage*
Thomas Akehurst married Hannah Delves on 14 April 1789 at Hailsham, Sussex, England, Thomas is "of Hellingly".2 
Children

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. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  3. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "Benjamin of Hellingly 1800, Film :1886100, image: 344."
  4. [S25] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project, "49 years."
  5. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-6MZ3-RTS."

Thomas Akehurst

b. 28 October 1638
FatherEdward Akehurst b. c 1600
MotherSarah Bartholomew d. c 1669
     Thomas Akehurst was baptized on 28 October 1638 at St Peter, Folkington, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Edward Akehurst and Sarah Bartholomew.
Thomas Akehurst married Sarah (?) circa 1660 at Sussex, England.
Thomas Akehurst married Mary (?) circa 1670 at Sussex, England.

Family 1

Sarah (?)
Marriage*
Thomas Akehurst married Sarah (?) circa 1660 at Sussex, England
Children

Family 2

Mary (?)
Marriage*
Thomas Akehurst married Mary (?) circa 1670 at 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,.

Thomas Akehurst

b. 13 March 1635/36, d. 1637
FatherEdward Akehurst b. c 1600
MotherSarah Bartholomew d. c 1669
     Thomas Akehurst was baptized on 13 March 1635/36 at St Peter, Folkington, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Edward Akehurst and Sarah Bartholomew.
Thomas Akehurst died in 1637 at Folkington, Sussex, England.
Thomas Akehurst was buried on 21 April 1637 at St Peter, Folkington, 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, "son of Edward."

Thomas Akehurst

b. 8 August 1624, d. 1681
FatherJohn Akehurst b. 1 Jul 1599
MotherJoan Trapson
      Possible baptism 8 Aug 1624 at Wilmington St Mary & St Peter son of John Akehurst (mother not given).
Note John Akehurst of Wilmington marriage licence 3 Jul 1623 to Joan TRAPSON/THRAPSON of Peasmarsh. Sponsors John Akehurst and Edward Paynter of Hailsham, glover. They married 8 Jul 1623 at Peasmarsh.
However, this family appears to have disappeared from Wilmington after 1636, whereabouts unknown. No marriages for the daughters have been found on the Sussex Marriage Index.1,2
Thomas Akehurst was baptized on 8 August 1624 at St Mary & St Peter, Wilmington, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of John Akehurst and Joan Trapson.
Thomas Akehurst was a husbandman in 1655.2
Marriage banns for Thomas Akehurst and Elizabeth Wilkin were published on 18 November 1655 at St Mary, Hailsham, Sussex, England.2
Thomas Akehurst married Elizabeth Wilkin on 3 December 1655 at Westham, Sussex, England, Both of this parish. Thomas is a husbandman.2
Thomas Akehurst and Elizabeth Beard obtained a marriage licence on 17 April 1680 at Archdeaconry of Lewes, Sussex, England, Tomas a widower of Westham; Elizabeth a widow of Westham.2
Thomas Akehurst married Elizabeth Beard on 24 April 1680 at St Clement, Hastings, Sussex, England.2
Thomas Akehurst left a will made on 6 October 1680 at Westham, Sussex, England.3
Will of Thomas Akeheurst [Akehurst] of Westham, 1680
(ESRO: PBT 1/1/36/29B)
Made: 6 Oct 1680
Proved: 5 Jan 1682
www.familysearch.org (film no: 1885904; images: 140-141)
The last Will and Testament of me Thomas Akeherst of Westham in the County of Sussex yeoman being in good bodily health and of good remembrance thanks be given to Almighty God therefore made this sixth day of October Anno domini 1680. First I will that all my debts which I shall truly owe to any person or persons at the time of my decease be justly paid Item I give all my Estate whatsoever (after my debts legacies and funeral expenses paid & discharged) unto my two sons William Akeherst and Thomas Akeherst & my mind is that my son William shall have ten pounds more than his brother Thomas. Also I give to my daughter Wenham twenty shillings. Also I give to Elizabeth my wife five shillings And I do will and appoint that the monies given hereby to my said two sons shall be paid unto them at their several & respective ages of one & twenty years. And I do ordain and make Henry Coby the elder of Hailsham & my brother John Akeherst of Hellingly to be Executors of this my will whome I do desire to put forth as an apprentice my said son Thomas to such trade as they shall think fit In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seale the day and year above written.
                                        Thomas Akehurst
Signed sealed and published and
declared in the presence of
Simon Tutt
Mary Coby
Sarah X Yoakeherst
Her mark

This to be added to my Will, I give one third part of my household stuff to my daughter Wenham and I also will that if either of my two sons shall happen to die before they attain the age of one and twenty years that then the portion of him so dying shall be paid to the survivor of them.
Thomas Akehurst

20o August 1681 Juratus fuit Johannis Akehurst unum Executori in testamento suprascripto nominatis Cui commissa fuir onus Executionis eiusdem (reservata potstate etc) (ad petitionem Astie)
Per me Zacheum Mountague Surrog.

5th January 1682 …………in latin……Henry Coby alter Executor ………………………..
Zachrum Mountague Surr.
(Transcribed by Sharon Ingersole, 28 April 2017.)

Thomas Akehurst died in 1681 at Westham, Sussex, England.
His estate was probated on 5 January 1682.

Family 1

Elizabeth Wilkin d. b 1680
Marriage Bann
Marriage banns for Thomas Akehurst and Elizabeth Wilkin were published on 18 November 1655 at St Mary, Hailsham, Sussex, England.2 
Marriage*
Thomas Akehurst married Elizabeth Wilkin on 3 December 1655 at Westham, Sussex, England, Both of this parish. Thomas is a husbandman.2 
Children

Family 2

Elizabeth Beard
Marriage License*
Thomas Akehurst and Elizabeth Beard obtained a marriage licence on 17 April 1680 at Archdeaconry of Lewes, Sussex, England, Tomas a widower of Westham; Elizabeth a widow of Westham.2 
Marriage
Thomas Akehurst married Elizabeth Beard on 24 April 1680 at St Clement, Hastings, 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. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  3. [S792] Will of Thomas Akehurst of Westham, Sussex, England, made 6 Oct 1680, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 5 Jan 1682. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/36/29B).

Thomas Akehurst

b. 30 December 1662, d. 1663
FatherThomas Akehurst b. 8 Aug 1624, d. 1681
MotherElizabeth Wilkin d. b 1680
     Thomas Akehurst was baptized on 30 December 1662 at St Mary, Hailsham, Sussex, England, twin.1 He was the son of Thomas Akehurst and Elizabeth Wilkin.
Thomas Akehurst died in 1663 at Hailsham, Sussex, England.
Thomas Akehurst was buried on 1 January 1663 at St Mary, Hailsham, Sussex, England, "son of Thomas: twin brother of John."2

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project, "twin."
  2. [S25] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project, "son of Thomas: twin brother of John."

Thomas Akehurst

b. 16 September 1666, d. 1666
FatherThomas Akehurst b. 8 Aug 1624, d. 1681
MotherElizabeth Wilkin d. b 1680
     Thomas Akehurst was baptized on 16 September 1666 at St Mary, Hailsham, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Thomas Akehurst and Elizabeth Wilkin.
Thomas Akehurst died in 1666 at Hailsham, Sussex, England.
Thomas Akehurst was buried on 29 September 1666 at St Mary, Hailsham, Sussex, England, "son of Thomas."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 Thomas."

Thomas Akehurst

b. 11 March 1776
FatherStephen Akehurst b. 1 Oct 1752, d. 1836
MotherHannah Gower b. 4 Aug 1751, d. 1840
     Thomas Akehurst was baptized on 11 March 1776 at St Peter & St Paul, Hellingly, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Stephen Akehurst and Hannah Gower.

Citations

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

Thomas Akehurst

b. 21 July 1803, d. 1804
FatherThomas Akehurst b. 30 Nov 1760, d. 17 Dec 1809
MotherHannah Delves
     Thomas Akehurst was baptized on 21 July 1803 at St Peter & St Paul, Hellingly, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Thomas Akehurst and Hannah Delves.
Thomas Akehurst died in 1804 at Hellingly, Sussex, England.
Thomas Akehurst was buried on 3 April 1804 at St Peter & St Paul, Hellingly, Sussex, England, "10 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, "10 months."

Thomas Akehurst

b. 25 September 1698
FatherRichard Akehurst b. c 1667, d. 1747
MotherElizabeth (?) b. c 1673, d. 1722
     Thomas Akehurst was baptized on 25 September 1698 at Hellingly, Sussex, England. He was the son of Richard Akehurst and Elizabeth (?)

Thomas Akehurst

b. 24 December 1714
FatherSamuel Akehurst b. 25 Jul 1676, d. 1758
MotherElinor Aschurch d. 1758
     Thomas Akehurst was baptized on 24 December 1714 at Eastbourne, Sussex, England, Mother's name given as Jane is SFHG baptism index. Needs to be checked.1 He was the son of Samuel Akehurst and Elinor Aschurch.

Citations

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

Thomas Akehurst

b. 15 October 1615
FatherJohn Akehurst b. c 1565, d. 1630
MotherMary (?) b. c 1580, d. Nov 1639
     Thomas Akehurst was baptized on 15 October 1615 at St Clements, Hastings, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of John Akehurst and Mary (?)
Thomas Akehurst witnessed the will of John Akehurst dated 6 August 1657 at Warbleton, Sussex, England.2

Citations

  1. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) ""England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NGJY-BL2 : 11 February 2018, Thomas Akehurst, 15 Oct 1615); citing , index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 504,415."
  2. [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).