Hannah Watson

b. 2 February 1765
FatherJames Watson b. c 1718, d. 31 May 1808
MotherMary (?)
     Hannah Watson was born on 2 February 1765 at Carlisle, Cumberland, England; according to Quaker monthly meeting records for Carlisle. Their residence is given as Solport, Cumberland.1 She was the daughter of James Watson and Mary (?)
Although there are many other alternatives for the birth of Hannah, this is the most convincing. Firstly, it is a Quaker birth record and we know the family were Quakers as shown by later birth records for their children. Also, in the Quaker births register book which lists all the children of William and Hannah, there is another entry above it for two children: "Jane Watson daughter of James and Mary Watson was born at Crossrigg 22nd of the 2nd Month 1771" and "Mary Watson daughter to James and Mary Watson was born at Crossrigg the 12 day of the 12 Month half past 7 at night 1772". This indicates a close association between the two families and gives a high level of confidence that this is the correct birth record.2
Hannah Watson married William Little in April 1782 at Stapleton, Carlisle, Cumberland, England.3
In the front cover of a register of Quaker births, marriages and deaths is written a complete list of the children of William and Hannah - obviously written after their last child was born in 1803. This is the source used for the birth dates of their children, except where an earlier record exists then this is used if there is a disagreement in the dates (as for their first son John Little). There is another birth record for Jane giving date of birth as 27 January 1788 in records for the Society of Friends. These records confirm family stories of the early Ward or Little family being Quakers.2
The FamilySearch indexes list two marriages in Stapleton, Cumberland:
7 Apr 1782 William Little and Hannah Wilson
8 Ap 1782 William Little and Hannah Watson.
These are possibly the same marriage. Given that one of the witnesses to the birth of Hannah's first child was Mary Watson, I have assumed that the second marriage is correct.
Correspondence from Daphne Kennedy identifies a third marriage: William Little and Hannah Forrester on 20 May 1783 at Bewcastle Church. They are buried at Stapleton St Mary (1811 and 1837 respectively).3,2
Three of William and Hannah's children were born at Rackbridge in Stapleton parish. The location of Rack Bridge is at coordinates Latitude 55.028133 (North), Longitude -2.822300 (West).
On 8 March 1806 Hannah Watson and William Little lived at Breckonhill, Kirklinton, Cumberland, England, This should possibly be Brackenhill.4
Hannah Watson witnessed the marriage of Elizabeth Wigham and John Little on 24 November 1813 at Wigton, Cumberland, England; parents given as William and Hannah Little, and William and Jane Wigham. The marriage was performed at a Quaker meeting house in Wigton.5,6,7,8

Family

William Little b. c 1740, d. b 1813
Marriage*
Hannah Watson married William Little in April 1782 at Stapleton, Carlisle, Cumberland, England.3 
Children

Citations

  1. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "GS Film number: 815971, Reference ID: 29."
  2. [S414] Society of Friends (Quakers), Births, Marriages & Deaths, 1578-1841, England (TNA: RG6) RG6 / Piece 1528 / Folio 30 - Register of Births belonging to the Monthly Meetings of Solport and of Carlisle, Cumberland from 1700 to 1785, with a Register of Marriages from 1722 to 1750, and a Register of Burials from 1702 to 1788.
  3. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "gs film number: 1472283, reference id: item 19."
  4. [S414] Society of Friends (Quakers), Births, Marriages & Deaths, 1578-1841, England (TNA: RG6) RG6 / Piece 383 / Folio 0 - Register of Burials for the Monthly Meeting of Carlisle, Cumberland from 1795 to 1837.
  5. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "gs film number: 815959, reference id: 40."
  6. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "gs film number: 815967, reference id: 18."
  7. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "affiliate publication number: RG6_0022."
  8. [S414] Society of Friends (Quakers), Births, Marriages & Deaths, 1578-1841, England (TNA: RG6).

James Watson

b. circa 1718, d. 31 May 1808
     James Watson was born circa 1718.
James Watson married Mary (?) circa 1760.
James Watson was a farmer, abode Square, Kirklinton.1
James Watson died on 31 May 1808 at Stapleton, Cumberland, England.2
On 31 May June 1808 John Little was give permission to bury his grandfather, James Watson, at Thornyland, the site of a Quaker Meeting House. Thornyland is in the parish of Stapleton and the meeting house (now a Grade II listed property) can be located at coordinates Latitude 55.056575 (North), Longitude -2.8502573 (West).
James Watson was buried on 3 June 1808 at Thornyland, Stapleton, Cumberland, England, age 90 years, abode: Square.3
His estate was probated on 22 July 1808 at Carlisle, Cumberland, England, Effects under 200 pounds. He left a legacy of 50 pounds to his daughter Margaret Watson to be paid "when she leaves Watsons family". Executors were Mary Watson and Thomas and Abraham Watson.4
The Death Duty Registers (The National Archives of the UK, Series IR 26) gives James' residence as Stephenson Square, Kirklinton, and his occupation as yeoman.4

Family

Mary (?)
Marriage*
James Watson married Mary (?) circa 1760. 
Children

Citations

  1. [S414] Society of Friends (Quakers), Births, Marriages & Deaths, 1578-1841, England (TNA: RG6) RG6 / Piece 383 / Folio 0 - Register of Burials for the Monthly Meeting of Carlisle, Cumberland from 1795 to 1837.
  2. [S414] Society of Friends (Quakers), Births, Marriages & Deaths, 1578-1841, England (TNA: RG6) RG6 / Piece 383 / Folio 12.
  3. [S414] Society of Friends (Quakers), Births, Marriages & Deaths, 1578-1841, England (TNA: RG6) RG6 / Piece 464 / Folio 107 - Register of Burials belonging to the Quarterly Meeting of Cumberland and Northumberland from 1800 to 1810.
  4. [S417] Letters of administration of the estate of James Watson of Carlisle, Cumbria, England, granted by the Court of Carlisle, 22 Jul 1808 (TNA: IR 26/301/411).

Jane Watson

b. 22 February 1771
FatherJames Watson b. c 1718, d. 31 May 1808
MotherMary (?)
     Jane Watson was born on 22 February 1771 at Crossrigg, Cumberland, England.1 She was the daughter of James Watson and Mary (?)

Citations

  1. [S414] Society of Friends (Quakers), Births, Marriages & Deaths, 1578-1841, England (TNA: RG6) RG6 / Piece 1528 / Folio 30 - Register of Births belonging to the Monthly Meetings of Solport and of Carlisle, Cumberland from 1700 to 1785, with a Register of Marriages from 1722 to 1750, and a Register of Burials from 1702 to 1788.

John Watson

b. 11 February 1762
FatherJames Watson b. c 1718, d. 31 May 1808
MotherMary (?)
     John Watson was born on 11 February 1762 at Carlisle, Cumberland, England; Quaker monthly meeting records for Carlisle. Residence: Solport, Cumberland.1 He was the son of James Watson and Mary (?)

Citations

  1. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "GS Film number: 815971, Reference ID: 29."

Margaret Watson

b. 9 January 1769
FatherJames Watson b. c 1718, d. 31 May 1808
MotherMary (?)
     Margaret Watson was born on 9 January 1769 at Carlisle, Cumberland, England; Quaker monthly meeting records for Carlisle. Residence: Solport, Cumberland.1 She was the daughter of James Watson and Mary (?)
Margaret Watson witnessed the probate of the estate of James Watson on 22 July 1808 at Carlisle, Cumberland, England; Effects under 200 pounds. He left a legacy of 50 pounds to his daughter Margaret Watson to be paid "when she leaves Watsons family". Executors were Mary Watson and Thomas and Abraham Watson.2

Citations

  1. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "GS Film number: 815971, Reference ID: 29."
  2. [S417] Letters of administration of the estate of James Watson of Carlisle, Cumbria, England, granted by the Court of Carlisle, 22 Jul 1808 (TNA: IR 26/301/411).

Mary Watson

b. 12 December 1772
FatherJames Watson b. c 1718, d. 31 May 1808
MotherMary (?)
     Mary Watson was born on 12 December 1772 at 7:30pm, Crossrigg, Cumberland, England.1 She was the daughter of James Watson and Mary (?)
Mary Watson witnessed the probate of the estate of James Watson on 22 July 1808 at Carlisle, Cumberland, England; Effects under 200 pounds. He left a legacy of 50 pounds to his daughter Margaret Watson to be paid "when she leaves Watsons family". Executors were Mary Watson and Thomas and Abraham Watson.2

Citations

  1. [S414] Society of Friends (Quakers), Births, Marriages & Deaths, 1578-1841, England (TNA: RG6) RG6 / Piece 1528 / Folio 30 - Register of Births belonging to the Monthly Meetings of Solport and of Carlisle, Cumberland from 1700 to 1785, with a Register of Marriages from 1722 to 1750, and a Register of Burials from 1702 to 1788.
  2. [S417] Letters of administration of the estate of James Watson of Carlisle, Cumbria, England, granted by the Court of Carlisle, 22 Jul 1808 (TNA: IR 26/301/411).

Thomas Watson

b. 21 June 1763
FatherJames Watson b. c 1718, d. 31 May 1808
MotherMary (?)
     Thomas Watson was born on 21 June 1763 at Carlisle, Cumberland, England; Quaker monthly meeting records for Carlisle. Residence: Solport, Cumberland.1 He was the son of James Watson and Mary (?)
Thomas Watson witnessed the probate of the estate of James Watson on 22 July 1808 at Carlisle, Cumberland, England; Effects under 200 pounds. He left a legacy of 50 pounds to his daughter Margaret Watson to be paid "when she leaves Watsons family". Executors were Mary Watson and Thomas and Abraham Watson.2

Citations

  1. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "GS Film number: 815971, Reference ID: 29."
  2. [S417] Letters of administration of the estate of James Watson of Carlisle, Cumbria, England, granted by the Court of Carlisle, 22 Jul 1808 (TNA: IR 26/301/411).

James Henry Watts

     James Henry Watts married Ivy Valinda Birtles, daughter of David Edwin Birtles and Sarah Jane Bartlett, circa 1950 at Australia.

Family

Ivy Valinda Birtles b. 1907
Marriage*
James Henry Watts married Ivy Valinda Birtles, daughter of David Edwin Birtles and Sarah Jane Bartlett, circa 1950 at Australia

Sarah Watts

     Sarah Watts married John King on 8 May 1799 at Brighton, Sussex, England.1
John King is described as "bach Fifer W.Essex Militia."1

Family

John King
Marriage*
Sarah Watts married John King on 8 May 1799 at Brighton, Sussex, England.1 
Child

Citations

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

Silvester Watts

d. 1602
     Silvester Watts married William Wigzell, son of William Wigzell and Rose (?), on 4 November 1564 at Kemsing, Kent, England.
Silvester Watts died in 1602 at Sevenoaks, Kent, England.
Silvester Watts was buried on 13 May 1602 at Sevenoaks, Kent, England.

Family

William Wigzell b. 1540, d. 1604
Marriage*
Silvester Watts married William Wigzell, son of William Wigzell and Rose (?), on 4 November 1564 at Kemsing, Kent, England
Children

Elizabeth Waymark

     Elizabeth Waymark married James Meek on 16 January 1805 at Eastbourne, Sussex, England, both of this parish.1

Family

James Meek d. 1845
Marriage*
Elizabeth Waymark married James Meek on 16 January 1805 at Eastbourne, Sussex, England, both of this parish.1 
Child

Citations

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

Frances Weaver

b. circa 1776
     Frances Weaver was born circa 1776; from age at death.
Frances Weaver was also known as Fanny.
Frances Weaver married Gabriel Gladman, son of William Gladman and Susannah (?), on 25 May 1799 at Framfield, Sussex, England.1
Frances Weaver was buried on 23 April 1836 at Framfield, Sussex, England, 58 years.2

Family

Gabriel Gladman b. 29 May 1768, d. 1850
Marriage*
Frances Weaver married Gabriel Gladman, son of William Gladman and Susannah (?), on 25 May 1799 at Framfield, 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, "58 years."

Susanna Weaver

b. 1702, d. 1729
     Susanna Weaver was born in 1702 at Laughton, Sussex, England.
Susanna Weaver married William Burgess on 8 May 1718 at Chiddingly, Sussex, England.
Susanna Weaver died in 1729 at Laughton, Sussex, England.

Family

William Burgess b. 1693, d. 1729
Marriage*
Susanna Weaver married William Burgess on 8 May 1718 at Chiddingly, Sussex, England
Child

Thomas Weaver

     Marriage banns for Thomas Weaver and Elizabeth Ann Smith Young were published in 1802 at West Firle, Sussex, England; Banns only. Elizabeth is "of Tarring."1

Family

Elizabeth Ann Smith Young b. 10 Nov 1782
Marriage Bann*
Marriage banns for Thomas Weaver and Elizabeth Ann Smith Young were published in 1802 at West Firle, Sussex, England; Banns only. Elizabeth is "of Tarring."1 

Citations

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

Ann Webb

b. 19 March 1730
FatherJacob Webb
MotherElizabeth Maynard
     Ann Webb was baptized on 19 March 1730 at Hadlow, Kent, England.1 She was the daughter of Jacob Webb and Elizabeth Maynard.
Ann Webb married Abraham Luck on 30 September 1750 at Hadlow, Kent, England.2

Family

Abraham Luck
Marriage*
Ann Webb married Abraham Luck on 30 September 1750 at Hadlow, Kent, England.2 

Citations

  1. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) ""England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/N1PK-8FM : accessed 01 Nov 2014), Jacob Webb in entry for Ann Webb, 19 Mar 1729; citing Hadlow, Kent, England, reference item 2; FHL microfilm 992517."
  2. [S248] Website "Rootsweb.ancestry.com Web Site" (http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/) "http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mrawson/…."

Eleanor Webb

b. circa 1731, d. 1805
     Eleanor Webb was born circa 1731 at Sussex, England.
Eleanor Webb married John Cousens on 30 April 1792 at Litlington, Sussex, England, John a widower; Eleanor a widow.1
Eleanor Webb died in 1805 at Litlington, Sussex, England.
Eleanor Webb was buried on 12 January 1805 at St Michael, Litlington, Sussex, England, "74 years old."2

Family

John Cousens b. c 1738, d. 1802
Marriage*
Eleanor Webb married John Cousens on 30 April 1792 at Litlington, Sussex, England, John a widower; Eleanor a widow.1 

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,.

Elizabeth Webb

b. 8 July 1724, d. 1795
FatherJacob Webb
MotherElizabeth Maynard
     Elizabeth Webb was born in 1724 at Hadlow, Kent, England.
Elizabeth Webb was baptized on 8 July 1724 at Hadlow, Kent, England.1 She was the daughter of Jacob Webb and Elizabeth Maynard.
Another possibility is Elizabeth Webb bap. 10 Mar 1725, Tonbridge to John Webb and Mary Reader. Needs investigating.
Elizabeth Webb married Robert Lipscomb, son of John Lipscomb and Mary Wimset, on 3 November 1745 at Hadlow, Kent, England, by banns.2
It appears that Robert and Elizabeth had only one (surviving?) daughter, Mary. The will of daughter Mary Barber (nee Lipscomb) was made in 1838 and refers to the will of her father, indicating that she was the beneficiary of a trust which comprised the residual real and personal estates of her father. This would imply at least that there was no male heir, and likely that Mary was the only surviving child. Mary's will also indicates that Robert's will made special provision for her two eldest sons, Thomas and Robert, and as a result were excluded from the future distribution of the monies and property held in trust for Mary.
Note that the transcribed parish register for Hadlow (TR 1335/1) stops at 1758. The actual parish register after this is extremely difficult to read so it is possible there are other children yet to be found.
Note that an Elizabeth Lipscombe was buried at Hadlow on 28 Oct 1769.3
Elizabeth Webb died in 1795 at Tonbridge, Kent, England.
Elizabeth Webb was buried on 4 September 1795 at Tonbridge, Kent, England, age 77 years.

Family

Robert Lipscomb b. 8 Nov 1719, d. Sep 1798
Marriage*
Elizabeth Webb married Robert Lipscomb, son of John Lipscomb and Mary Wimset, on 3 November 1745 at Hadlow, Kent, England, by banns.2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) ""England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NKC6-94J : accessed 01 Nov 2014), Jacob Webb in entry for Elizabeth, 08 Jul 1724; citing Hadlow, Kent, England, reference 2:2BJ4Z2C; FHL microfilm 992517."
  2. [S84] Transcript of the Parish Register of Hadlow, Kent, England, to 1758 (KHLC: TR 1335/1).
  3. [S83] Microfilm of the Old Parochial Register of Baptisms, Marriages & Burials, Hadlow, Kent, England, (Film no: P163/1/2).

Elizabeth Webb

     Elizabeth Webb married Edward Sutton, son of John Sutton and Elizabeth Verrall, on 6 August 1770 at Eastbourne, Sussex, England, both of this parish.1

Family

Edward Sutton b. 10 Aug 1735
Marriage*
Elizabeth Webb married Edward Sutton, son of John Sutton and Elizabeth Verrall, on 6 August 1770 at Eastbourne, Sussex, England, both of this parish.1 

Citations

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

Elizabeth Webb

b. 4 June 1756
FatherWilliam Webb b. 25 Sep 1726
MotherSarah Hollans
     Elizabeth Webb was baptized on 4 June 1756 at Hadlow, Kent, England.1 She was the daughter of William Webb and Sarah Hollans.

Citations

  1. [S244] Website "Ancestry" (http://www.ancestry.co.uk/) "Ancestry.com. England & Wales, Christening Index, 1530-1980 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2008."

Elizabeth Webb

b. circa 1784
     Elizabeth Webb was born circa 1784 at Flore, Northamptonshire, England.
Elizabeth Webb married Samuel Lines, son of William Lines and Sarah Tomson, on 14 February 1814 at Flore, Northamptonshire, England.1

Family

Samuel Lines b. 7 Nov 1784, d. 1864
Marriage*
Elizabeth Webb married Samuel Lines, son of William Lines and Sarah Tomson, on 14 February 1814 at Flore, Northamptonshire, England.1 

Citations

  1. [S244] Website "Ancestry" (http://www.ancestry.co.uk/) "Northamptonshire Record Office; Northampton, England; Register Type: Parish Registers; Reference Numbers: 129P/9."