Catherine Norton

b. 28 March 1669
FatherGeorge Norton b. c 1645
MotherJoan Ashfull
     Catherine Norton was baptized on 28 March 1669 at Chailey, Sussex, England.
"Bastard child by the reputed father George Norton junior & Joane Ashfull."1 He was the son of George Norton and Joan Ashfull.
Catherine Norton was buried on 4 April 1669 at Chailey, 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, ""Bastard child by the reputed father George Norton junior & Joane Ashfull.""
  2. [S25] Index to Sussex Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project, ""a bastard child.""

Charity Norton

b. 12 March 1663/64, d. 1718
FatherThomas Norton b. 23 Sep 1627, d. 1689
MotherAnn Luxford
     Charity Norton was born on 12 March 1663/64 at Clayton, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Norton and Ann Luxford.
Charity Norton was baptized on 24 March 1663/64 at St John the Baptist, Clayton, Sussex, England.1
Charity Norton witnessed the will of William Norton dated 5 March 1670 at Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, England.2
Charity Norton and an unknown person obtained a marriage licence on 17 February 1684/85 at Clayton, Sussex, England, both of Clayton; Sponsors: John Box and Thomas Norton (of Clayton.)3
Charity Norton married John Box on 20 February 1684/85 at Clayton, Sussex, England.3
Charity Norton died in 1718 at Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, England.
Charity Norton was buried on 14 March 1718 at Holy Trinity, Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, England, "wife of John."4

Family

John Box b. c 1660, d. 1726
Marriage*
Charity Norton married John Box on 20 February 1684/85 at Clayton, Sussex, England.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. [S600] Will of William Northon of Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, England, made 5 Mar 1670, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 1671. (ESRO: W/A 32.175).
  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, "wife of John."

Charity Norton

b. 6 January 1632/33
FatherNinian Norton b. 1 Jul 1604
     Charity Norton was baptized on 6 January 1632/33 at Holy Trinity, Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Ninian Norton.
Charity is not mentioned in her brother'William's will made in 1670 so may have died before then.2

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Sussex Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S600] Will of William Northon of Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, England, made 5 Mar 1670, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 1671. (ESRO: W/A 32.175).

Charity Norton1

b. 11 April 1705
FatherThomas Norton1 b. 6 Jun 1668, d. 1745
MotherFrances Whitpaine1
     Charity Norton was baptized on 11 April 1705 at Holy Trinity, Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Norton and Frances Whitpaine.1

Citations

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

Edward Norton

Family

Child

Edward Norton

b. 4 April 1630
FatherNinian Norton b. 1 Jul 1604
     Edward Norton was baptized on 4 April 1630 at Holy Trinity, Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Ninian Norton.
Edward Norton married Ann Langford circa 1665 at Sussex, England.2
Edward Norton witnessed the will of William Norton dated 5 March 1670 at Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, England.2

Family

Ann Langford
Marriage*
Edward Norton married Ann Langford circa 1665 at 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. [S600] Will of William Northon of Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, England, made 5 Mar 1670, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 1671. (ESRO: W/A 32.175).

Edward Norton

b. 25 March 1696
FatherJohn Norton b. 6 Sep 1666, d. 1736
MotherRachel Gilse
     Edward Norton was baptized on 25 March 1696 at St Peter, Henfield, Sussex, England. He was the son of John Norton and Rachel Gilse.

Edward Norton

b. 5 March 1698/99
FatherThomas Norton b. 6 Jun 1668, d. 1745
MotherFrances Whitpaine
     Edward Norton was baptized on 5 March 1698/99 at Holy Trinity, Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Thomas Norton and Frances Whitpaine.

Citations

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

Elizabeth Norton

b. circa 1649, d. 1688
FatherGeorge Norton d. Aug 1682
MotherAnn Ellis d. 1681
     Elizabeth Norton was born circa 1649 at Sussex, England. She was the daughter of George Norton and Ann Ellis.
Elizabeth Norton married John Sharpe on 12 June 1677 at Chailey, Sussex, England.1
Elizabeth Norton died in 1688 at Lewes, Sussex, England.
Elizabeth Norton was buried on 8 February 1688 at St John sub Castro, Lewes, Sussex, England, "wife of John of the smallpox."2

Family

John Sharpe b. c 1650, d. 1710
Marriage*
Elizabeth Norton married John Sharpe on 12 June 1677 at Chailey, Sussex, England.1 
Child

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, ""wife of John of the smallpox.""

Elizabeth Norton

b. 1706
FatherThomas Norton b. c 1676, d. 1745
MotherElizabeth Smith
     Elizabeth Norton was born in 1706 at Sussex, England. She was the daughter of Thomas Norton and Elizabeth Smith.
Elizabeth Norton married Philip Soale on 30 April 1733 at Twineham, Sussex, England, Elizabeth of Hurstpierpoint; Philip of West Grinstead, surname SCALE.1
Elizabeth Norton witnessed the will of Thomas Norton dated 31 July 1740 at Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, England.2

Family

Philip Soale
Marriage*
Elizabeth Norton married Philip Soale on 30 April 1733 at Twineham, Sussex, England, Elizabeth of Hurstpierpoint; Philip of West Grinstead, surname SCALE.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  2. [S601] Will of Thomas Northon of Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, England, made 31 Jul 1740, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 28 Jun 1746. (ESRO: W/A 57.374).

Elizabeth Norton

b. 23 January 1707/8
FatherThomas Norton b. 6 Jun 1668, d. 1745
MotherFrances Whitpaine
     Elizabeth Norton was baptized on 23 January 1707/8 at Holy Trinity, Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Norton and Frances Whitpaine.

Citations

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

Frances Norton

b. 13 March 1666/67
FatherThomas Norton b. 23 Sep 1627, d. 1689
MotherAnn Luxford
     Frances Norton was baptized on 13 March 1666/67 at St John the Baptist, Clayton, Sussex, England. She was the daughter of Thomas Norton and Ann Luxford.
Frances is not mentioned in her uncle William's will made in 1670 (although her brothers and sisters were) so possibly she had died before then.1

Citations

  1. [S600] Will of William Northon of Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, England, made 5 Mar 1670, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 1671. (ESRO: W/A 32.175).

George Norton

d. August 1682
     George Norton married Ann Ellis on 2 January 1637/38 at Bolney, Sussex, England.1
George Norton was a cordwainer in 1682.
George Norton left a will made on 4 May 1682 at Chailey, Sussex, England: (Will reference: ESRO A36 41-2.)
In the Name of God Amen I George Norton of Chaligh in the County of Sussex Cordwainer, being of perfect Mind and Memory (Praise bee given to God therefore) Doe make and ordaine this my last Will and Testament in Writing as followeth; First I bequeath my soule to God Almighty my Maker, hoping in and through the Merritts of Jesus Christ my Redeemer, to receive Pardon and Forgiveness of all my Sinnes and Offences; And my Body to the Earth from whence it was taken to be decently buried by my Executrix hereafter named. And as for my worldly Goods I doe give and dispose of them as followeth; Item I give and bequeath to my Sonne John Norton the summe of Five Pounds of good and lawfull Money of England to bee paid unto him within One Yeare next after my Decease by my Executrix hereafter named. Item I give and bequeath unto my Sonne George Norton the Summe of Five Pounds of like lawfull Money of England to bee paid to him within One Yeare next after my Decease by my Executrix as aforesaid. Item I give and bequeath unto my Daughter Elizabeth now Wife of John Sharpe of Lewes in the said County the summe of Five Pounds of like lawfull Money of England to bee paid to her within One Yeare next after my Decease by my Executrix as aforesaid. Item I give and bequeath to Charity Sharpe Daughter of John Sharpe and Elizabeth aforesaid the Summe of Five Pounds of like lawfull Money of England to bee paid unto her at her Age of One and Twenty Yeares or Day of her Marriage which shall first happen, by my Executrix as aforesaid. Item Whereas I have Surrendered into the hands of the Lord of the Mannour of Waningore in open Court, A Cottage and halfe an Acre of Land bee it more or less lying at Chaligh Greene, called by the name of the Pound House, and holding of the said Mannour, to the use of my last Will and Testament in Writeing and to such persons and persons as I shall therein and thereby give and bequeath the same, Item I give and bequeath the said Cottage and Lands thereunto belonging with the Appurtenences called Pound House as aforesaid to my youngest Daughter Katharine Norton and to her heires and Assigns for ever. And I doe make, constitute and ordaine my said Daughter Katharine Norton full and whole Executrix to this my last Will and Testament to pay my Debts and Legacies and Funerall Expenses; And what shall remaine of my Goods, Chattells and Creditts after all shall bee paid as aforesaid I doe give and bequeath to my said Daughter Katharine Norton my said Executrix. In witness hereof I have to this my Last Will and Testament set my hand and Seale this Fouerth Day of May in the Fouer and Thirtieth Yeare of the Raigne of our Soveraigne Lord Charles the Second over England Scotland France and Ireland King Defender of the Faith. 1682 And I doe earnestly intreat my Two Loveing Freinds and
Neighbours Thomas Coppard of Sinder in Chaligh and Thomas Jenner of Chaligh to bee Overseers to my said Executrix to assist her in the true performance of this my Will.
George Norton
Sealed, Signed and published in the presence of us
John Newnham; Thomas Godly; Thomas Coppard his Marke
Probate in Latin September 1682
(Transcribed and annotated by the Hurst History Study Group. Obtained from Sussex Family History Group wills depository.)
George Norton died in August 1682 at Chailey, Sussex, England.
George Norton was buried on 12 August 1682 at Chailey, Sussex, England.2

Family

Ann Ellis d. 1681
Marriage*
George Norton married Ann Ellis on 2 January 1637/38 at Bolney, 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,.

George Norton

b. circa 1645
FatherGeorge Norton d. Aug 1682
MotherAnn Ellis d. 1681
     George Norton was baptized circa 1645 at Sussex, England. He was the son of George Norton and Ann Ellis.

Family

Joan Ashfull
Child

Henry Norton

b. 17 March 1711/12
FatherThomas Norton b. 6 Jun 1668, d. 1745
MotherFrances Whitpaine
     Henry Norton was baptized on 17 March 1711/12 at Holy Trinity, Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Thomas Norton and Frances Whitpaine.

Citations

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

James Norton

b. 1722
FatherThomas Norton b. c 1676, d. 1745
MotherElizabeth Smith
     James Norton was born in 1722 at Sussex, England. He was the son of Thomas Norton and Elizabeth Smith.
James Norton witnessed the will of Thomas Norton dated 31 July 1740 at Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, England.1
James Norton married Rebecca Steel on 22 June 1752 at Newtimber, Sussex, England, James of Hurstpierpoint; Rebecca of the same parish.2
James Norton witnessed the will of Thomas Norton dated 25 May 1758 at Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, England.3

Family

Rebecca Steel
Marriage*
James Norton married Rebecca Steel on 22 June 1752 at Newtimber, Sussex, England, James of Hurstpierpoint; Rebecca of the same parish.2 

Citations

  1. [S601] Will of Thomas Northon of Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, England, made 31 Jul 1740, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 28 Jun 1746. (ESRO: W/A 57.374).
  2. [S24] Index to Sussex Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  3. [S603] Will of Thomas Northon of Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, England, made 25 May 1758, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 29 Jul 1758. (ESRO: W/A 59.712-715).

John Norton

b. circa 1640
FatherGeorge Norton d. Aug 1682
MotherAnn Ellis d. 1681
     John Norton was baptized circa 1640 at Sussex, England. He was the son of George Norton and Ann Ellis.

John Norton

b. 11 May 1634, d. 1708
FatherNinian Norton b. 1 Jul 1604
     John Norton was baptized on 11 May 1634 at Holy Trinity, Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Ninian Norton.
John Norton witnessed the will of William Norton dated 5 March 1670 at Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, England.2
John Norton and Sarah Yates obtained a marriage licence on 18 November 1671 at Archdeaconry of Lewes, Lewes, Sussex, England, John of Hurstpierpoint; Sarah of Twineham.3
John Norton died in 1708 at Sussex, England.2
John Norton was buried on 16 April 1708 at Holy Trinity, Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, England.4

Family

Sarah Yates d. 1685
Marriage License*
John Norton and Sarah Yates obtained a marriage licence on 18 November 1671 at Archdeaconry of Lewes, Lewes, Sussex, England, John of Hurstpierpoint; Sarah of Twineham.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. [S600] Will of William Northon of Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, England, made 5 Mar 1670, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 1671. (ESRO: W/A 32.175).
  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,.

John Norton

b. 6 September 1666, d. 1736
FatherEdward Norton b. 4 Apr 1630
MotherAnn Langford
     John Norton was baptized on 6 September 1666 at St Peter, Twineham, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Edward Norton and Ann Langford.
John Norton witnessed the will of William Norton dated 5 March 1670 at Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, England.2
John Norton married Rachel Gilse on 28 April 1687 at Horsted Keynes, Sussex, England, John of Poynings; Rachel of Horsted Keynes.3
John Norton was a witness: John Dwite. Will 22 Oct 1696. Proved 16 Apr 1698
John Dwite of Ditchalling, yeoman Made 22 October 1696
wife Mary
son Thomas Dwite
son John (under 21)
children Mary and Ann
freehold lands in Ditchalling called Little Joynture and part of a field called Great Jointure
copyhold lands and barn called Barn Dells in Ditchalling holden of the manor of Ditchalling Garden
house, buildings called Leasing Hill in the tenure of Edward Gatland of Ditchalling, butcher, and John Lashmer senior of Ditchalling, tailor, lying in Ditchalling and holden of the manor of Ditchalling
copyhold land in Ditchalling holden of the manor of Ditchalling Garden called Coopers Croft
Executors: Brothers William Hills of Hendfield, yeoman, and John Norton of Hendfield, yeoman
Overseers: Brother Thomas Osborne of Newtimber, gentleman and cousin, John Friend of Newtimber, yeoman
Proved at Lewes, 16 April 1698.
John Norton died in 1736 at Henfield, Sussex, England.
John Norton was buried on 23 February 1736 at St Peter, Henfield, Sussex, England, "Sr."4

Family

Rachel Gilse
Marriage*
John Norton married Rachel Gilse on 28 April 1687 at Horsted Keynes, Sussex, England, John of Poynings; Rachel of Horsted Keynes.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. [S600] Will of William Northon of Hurstpierpoint, Sussex, England, made 5 Mar 1670, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 1671. (ESRO: W/A 32.175).
  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,.

John Norton

b. 1 July 1690, d. 1757
FatherJohn Norton b. 6 Sep 1666, d. 1736
MotherRachel Gilse
     John Norton was born on 1 July 1690 at Henfield, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of John Norton and Rachel Gilse.
John Norton was baptized on 12 August 1690 at St Peter, Henfield, Sussex, England.1
John Norton and Ann Cobb obtained a marriage licence on 29 November 1728 at Henfield, Sussex, England, John of Henfield.2
John Norton married Ann Cobb on 5 December 1728 at Henfield, Sussex, England.2
In 1731 Ann Norton (nee Cobb) was the beneficiary of her uncle John Lancaster's will:
John Lancaster of Beeding. Will 18 Oct 1730. Proved 24 Jul 1731. (PROB 11/645)
John Lancaster of Beeding Sussex yeoman 18th October 1730
my Nephew John Cobb and my Neice Anne wife of John Norton
my Freehold Messuage lying in Henfield Sussex
my Copyhold Messuage and Lands called Lashmore Hall holden of the Manor of Streatham
my Three Sisters Mary, Anne and Jane (joint executrixes)
my Neice Mary Cobb
above named John Norton and John Ingram of Buttolphs (overseers)
John Lancaster
witnesses: Thomas Newlin. Jo Brown. John Boniface. Edward Hill
Proved 24 July 1731 by Mary Cobb, Anne Lancaster & Jane Lancaster sisters of the deceased and Executrixes
(Transcribed by Norma Podesta February 2015).3
In 1756 John is described as "of Chestham in Henfield, gentleman" in the will of his aunt Ann Dwite (ESRO: SAS-N/355.)
John Norton witnessed the will of Ann Dwite dated 25 February 1756 at Ditchling, Sussex, England.4
John Norton died in 1757 at Henfield, Sussex, England.
John Norton was buried on 4 January 1757 at St Peter, Henfield, Sussex, England.

Family

Ann Cobb
Marriage License*
John Norton and Ann Cobb obtained a marriage licence on 29 November 1728 at Henfield, Sussex, England, John of Henfield.2 
Marriage
John Norton married Ann Cobb on 5 December 1728 at Henfield, 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. [S266] Index to Sussex People, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project, "Source: 88; Entry: 141828."
  4. [S266] Index to Sussex People, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project, "Source: 127; Entry: 129860."