Henry Akehurst

b. 16 October 1825, d. 1893

Parents:

Father: John Akehurst b. 27 Jan 1805
Mother: Eliza Bishop b. c 1803, d. 1846
Last Edited: 24 Sep 2019

Family:

Harriet Christmas b. 26 Mar 1820, d. 1905

Child:

Charles Akehurst b. 1852, d. 2 Feb 1917

George Akehurst

b. 21 December 1828, d. 1833

Parents:

Father: John Akehurst b. 27 Jan 1805
Mother: Eliza Bishop b. c 1803, d. 1846
Last Edited: 12 Sep 2018

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S25] Online Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

John Akehurst

b. 13 October 1833

Parents:

Father: John Akehurst b. 27 Jan 1805
Mother: Eliza Bishop b. c 1803, d. 1846
Last Edited: 12 Sep 2018

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S73] 1911 Census for England "Class: RG14; Piece: 3938; Schedule Number: 96."

Mary Akehurst

b. 19 July 1829

Parents:

Father: William Akehurst b. 16 Dec 1799, d. 4 Jan 1883
Mother: Hannah Beany b. 20 Mar 1803, d. 18 Jan 1885
Last Edited: 13 Sep 2018

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S775] Will of William Akehurst of Hastings, Sussex, England, made 29 Mar 1881, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Lewes, 22 Mar 1883. (unknown document ref).

Elizabeth Akehurst

b. 21 July 1831, d. 1838

Parents:

Father: William Akehurst b. 16 Dec 1799, d. 4 Jan 1883
Mother: Hannah Beany b. 20 Mar 1803, d. 18 Jan 1885
Last Edited: 13 Sep 2018

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S25] Online Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Edward Akehurst

b. 28 November 1833, d. 1838

Parents:

Father: William Akehurst b. 16 Dec 1799, d. 4 Jan 1883
Mother: Hannah Beany b. 20 Mar 1803, d. 18 Jan 1885
Last Edited: 13 Sep 2018

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S25] Online Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

John Akehurst

b. 21 January 1836, d. 1847

Parents:

Father: William Akehurst b. 16 Dec 1799, d. 4 Jan 1883
Mother: Hannah Beany b. 20 Mar 1803, d. 18 Jan 1885
Last Edited: 13 Sep 2018

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S25] Online Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Edward Thomas Akehurst

b. 4 March 1840

Parents:

Father: William Akehurst b. 16 Dec 1799, d. 4 Jan 1883
Mother: Hannah Beany b. 20 Mar 1803, d. 18 Jan 1885
Last Edited: 13 Sep 2018

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S775] Will of William Akehurst of Hastings, Sussex, England, made 29 Mar 1881, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Lewes, 22 Mar 1883. (unknown document ref).

Jane Akehurst

b. 10 July 1842

Parents:

Father: William Akehurst b. 16 Dec 1799, d. 4 Jan 1883
Mother: Hannah Beany b. 20 Mar 1803, d. 18 Jan 1885
Last Edited: 13 Sep 2018

Family:

William Goodman Porter

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S244] Website "Ancestry" (http://www.ancestry.co.uk/) "Place: Hastings, Sussex, England; Collection: St Clement; -; Date Range: 1813 - 1884; Film Number: 1067178."
  3. [S775] Will of William Akehurst of Hastings, Sussex, England, made 29 Mar 1881, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Lewes, 22 Mar 1883. (unknown document ref).

George Akehurst

b. 3 September 1823

Parents:

Father: William Akehurst b. 16 Dec 1799, d. 4 Jan 1883
Mother: Hannah Beany b. 20 Mar 1803, d. 18 Jan 1885
Last Edited: 13 Sep 2018

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S775] Will of William Akehurst of Hastings, Sussex, England, made 29 Mar 1881, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Lewes, 22 Mar 1883. (unknown document ref).

Alfred Akehurst

b. 1844

Parents:

Father: William Akehurst b. 16 Dec 1799, d. 4 Jan 1883
Mother: Hannah Beany b. 20 Mar 1803, d. 18 Jan 1885
Last Edited: 13 Sep 2018

Citations

  1. [S142] General Register Office: Indexes to Births, Sep 1837-2006, "Oct-Dec 1844, Hastings, Vol 7 Page 363."
  2. [S775] Will of William Akehurst of Hastings, Sussex, England, made 29 Mar 1881, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Lewes, 22 Mar 1883. (unknown document ref).

Ann Akehurst

b. 6 July 1827

Parents:

Father: William Akehurst b. 16 Dec 1799, d. 4 Jan 1883
Mother: Hannah Beany b. 20 Mar 1803, d. 18 Jan 1885
Last Edited: 13 Sep 2018

Family:

Edward Elphick

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S244] Website "Ancestry" (http://www.ancestry.co.uk/) "London Metropolitan Archives; London, England; Reference Number: p92/mry/222."
  3. [S775] Will of William Akehurst of Hastings, Sussex, England, made 29 Mar 1881, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Lewes, 22 Mar 1883. (unknown document ref).

Fanny Akehurst

b. circa 1837

Parents:

Father: William Akehurst b. 16 Dec 1799, d. 4 Jan 1883
Mother: Hannah Beany b. 20 Mar 1803, d. 18 Jan 1885
Last Edited: 13 Sep 2018

Family:

Albert Barham

Citations

  1. [S67] 1841 Census for England "Class: HO107; Piece: 1107; Book: 8; Civil Parish: St Mary in The Castle; County: Sussex; Enumeration District: 1; Folio: 6; Page: 5; Line: 19; GSU roll: 464158."
  2. [S143] General Register Office: Indexes to Marriages, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Oct-Dec 1860, Rye, Vol 2b Page 6."
  3. [S775] Will of William Akehurst of Hastings, Sussex, England, made 29 Mar 1881, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Lewes, 22 Mar 1883. (unknown document ref).

William Akehurst

b. circa 1825

Parents:

Father: William Akehurst b. 16 Dec 1799, d. 4 Jan 1883
Mother: Hannah Beany b. 20 Mar 1803, d. 18 Jan 1885
Last Edited: 13 Sep 2018

Citations

  1. [S67] 1841 Census for England "Class: HO107; Piece: 1107; Book: 8; Civil Parish: St Mary in The Castle; County: Sussex; Enumeration District: 1; Folio: 6; Page: 5; Line: 19; GSU roll: 464158."
  2. [S775] Will of William Akehurst of Hastings, Sussex, England, made 29 Mar 1881, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Lewes, 22 Mar 1883. (unknown document ref).

Albert Barham

Last Edited: 13 Sep 2018

Family:

Fanny Akehurst b. c 1837

Citations

  1. [S143] General Register Office: Indexes to Marriages, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Oct-Dec 1860, Rye, Vol 2b Page 6."
  2. [S775] Will of William Akehurst of Hastings, Sussex, England, made 29 Mar 1881, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Lewes, 22 Mar 1883. (unknown document ref).

William Goodman Porter

Last Edited: 13 Sep 2018

Family:

Jane Akehurst b. 10 Jul 1842

Citations

  1. [S244] Website "Ancestry" (http://www.ancestry.co.uk/) "Place: Hastings, Sussex, England; Collection: St Clement; -; Date Range: 1813 - 1884; Film Number: 1067178."
  2. [S775] Will of William Akehurst of Hastings, Sussex, England, made 29 Mar 1881, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Lewes, 22 Mar 1883. (unknown document ref).

Edward Elphick

Parents:

Father: John Elphick
Last Edited: 13 Sep 2018

Family:

Ann Akehurst b. 6 Jul 1827

Citations

  1. [S244] Website "Ancestry" (http://www.ancestry.co.uk/) "London Metropolitan Archives; London, England; Reference Number: p92/mry/222."
  2. [S775] Will of William Akehurst of Hastings, Sussex, England, made 29 Mar 1881, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Lewes, 22 Mar 1883. (unknown document ref).

John Elphick

Last Edited: 13 Sep 2018
  • Occupation*: John Elphick was a shipwright in 1853.1

Family:

Citations

  1. [S244] Website "Ancestry" (http://www.ancestry.co.uk/) "London Metropolitan Archives; London, England; Reference Number: p92/mry/222."

Samuel Akehurst

b. 29 June 1634

Parents:

Father: John Akehurst b. 24 May 1601, d. 1657
Mother: Anna Newington b. c 1610, d. c 1693
Last Edited: 19 Sep 2018

Citations

  1. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "Film no:004428818; image: 48."

William Akehurst

b. 20 November 1803

Parents:

Father: William Akehurst b. 14 Aug 1780, d. 6 Feb 1855
Mother: Ann Sims b. 23 Jan 1782
Last Edited: 30 Aug 2020

Family 1:

Ann Bishop b. 7 Apr 1797, d. 1845

Children:

William Frederick Akehurst b. 24 Aug 1828
George Akehurst b. 8 Aug 1830
Mary Akehurst b. 30 Dec 1832
Robert Stephen Akehurst b. 28 Feb 1836
Charles Jonathan Sima Akehurst b. 13 Jan 1839

Family 2:

Jane Humphreys

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  3. [S67] 1841 Census for England "Class: HO107; Piece: 1122; Book: 7; Civil Parish: Brighthelmstone; County: Sussex; Enumeration District: 12; Folio: 36; Page: 24; Line: 3; GSU roll: 464166."
  4. [S244] Website "Ancestry" (http://www.ancestry.co.uk/) "Ancestry.com. England, Select Marriages, 1538–1973 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2014. Original data: England, Marriages, 1538–1973. Salt Lake City, Utah: FamilySearch, 2013."
  5. [S16] 1851 Census for England "Class: HO107; Piece: 1646; Folio: 223; Page: 36; GSU roll: 193551."
  6. [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).

Thomas Akehurst

b. 19 February 1748/49, d. 1809

Parents:

Father: John Akehurst b. 30 Sep 1712, d. 1 Nov 1769
Mother: Ann Winchester b. 21 Jul 1718
Last Edited: 17 May 2020

Family:

Mary Glazier d. 1789

Children:

Sarah Akehurst b. 19 Apr 1772
John Akehurst b. 4 Jun 1773
Thomas Akehurst+ b. 31 Jul 1774
Samuel Akehurst+ b. 7 Aug 1776, d. 5 Jun 1844
Mary Akehurst b. 5 Mar 1777
William Akehurst+ b. 14 Aug 1780, d. 6 Feb 1855
Ann Akehurst b. 9 Jul 1782
Martha Akehurst b. 9 Jul 1782
Edward Akehurst b. 9 Jul 1782, d. Dec 1782
Edward Akehurst b. 1784, d. Feb 1784

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  3. [S25] Online Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Mary Glazier

d. 1789
Last Edited: 15 Sep 2018

Family:

Thomas Akehurst b. 19 Feb 1748/49, d. 1809

Children:

Sarah Akehurst b. 19 Apr 1772
John Akehurst b. 4 Jun 1773
Thomas Akehurst+ b. 31 Jul 1774
Samuel Akehurst+ b. 7 Aug 1776, d. 5 Jun 1844
Mary Akehurst b. 5 Mar 1777
William Akehurst+ b. 14 Aug 1780, d. 6 Feb 1855
Ann Akehurst b. 9 Jul 1782
Martha Akehurst b. 9 Jul 1782
Edward Akehurst b. 9 Jul 1782, d. Dec 1782
Edward Akehurst b. 1784, d. Feb 1784

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  2. [S25] Online Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

John Akehurst

b. 4 June 1773

Parents:

Father: Thomas Akehurst b. 19 Feb 1748/49, d. 1809
Mother: Mary Glazier d. 1789
Last Edited: 15 Sep 2018

Citations

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

Thomas Akehurst

b. 31 July 1774

Parents:

Father: Thomas Akehurst b. 19 Feb 1748/49, d. 1809
Mother: Mary Glazier d. 1789
Last Edited: 14 Aug 2020

Family:

Frances Cooms b. c 1770, d. 1822

Children:

Frances Akehurst b. 17 Oct 1804, d. Oct 1804
Fanny Akehurst b. 25 May 1806
Sarah Akehurst b. 17 Jan 1808
George Akehurst b. 7 May 1809
James Akehurst b. 13 Sep 1810

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  3. [S16] 1851 Census for England "Class: HO107; Piece: 1644; Folio: 92; Page: 6; GSU roll: 193548."

Samuel Akehurst

b. 7 August 1776, d. 5 June 1844

Parents:

Father: Thomas Akehurst b. 19 Feb 1748/49, d. 1809
Mother: Mary Glazier d. 1789
Last Edited: 18 Sep 2018
  • Baptism*: Samuel Akehurst was baptized on 7 August 1776 at St Nicholas, Brighton, Sussex, England.1
  • He was the son of Thomas Akehurst and Mary Glazier.
  • Marriage*: Samuel Akehurst married Catherine (?) circa 1800 at Sussex, England.
  • Occupation*: Samuel Akehurst was a confectioner on 13 April 1817.1
  • Residence*: On 7 November 1821 Samuel Akehurst and Catherine (?) lived at Waterloo Place, Brighton, Sussex, England.2
  • Will*: Samuel Akehurst left a will made on 13 June 1842 at Brighton, Sussex, England.3
  • Anecdote*: Will of Samuel Akehurst of Brighton, 1844
    (ESRO: PBT 1/1/81/646)
    Made: 13 Jun 1842
    Died: 5 Jun 1844
    Proved: 5 Nov 1844
    www.familysearch.org (film no: 1886196; images: 470-476)
    Page 1 (image 470)
    This is the last Will and Testament of me Samuel Akehurst of Brighton in the County of Sussex, Gentleman. First I direct my just debts and funeral and testamentary expences to be paid by my Executors hereinafter named as soon as conveniently may be after my decease and for as my two sons Samuel Akehurst and William Henry Akehurst have already been amply provided for by me in various ways and at various times during my life I consider that I cannot in justice to the other members of my family make any bequest or disposition in their favour other than the contingent bequest hereinafter mentioned.
    I direct authorize and empower my Executors or Administrators for the time being as soon as conveniently may be after my decease to sell and dispose of all my copyhold messuages or tenements, land and hereditaments whatsoever and wheresoever and either by public auction or private contract as they shall think proper. And I direct my said Executors and Administrators for the time being to stand possessed of the monies to arise therefrom in aid of my personal estate. I give devise and bequeath unto my wife Catherine Akehurst, my daughter Fanny Akehurst and my son-in-law William Reason of Brighton aforesaid School Master their heirs Executors administrators and assigns all my messuages, lands, tenements, hereditaments and real estate whatsoever and wheresoever and also all my personal estate and effects whatsoever and wheresoever to hold the same to them the said Catherine Akehurst, Fanny Akehurst and William Reason their heirs Executors Administrators and assigns according to the respective natures tenures and quality thereof but upon the several trusts following (that is to say) upon trust to sell dispose of collect call in and convert into money the whole of my said real and personal estates in such manner as they or the survivors or survivor shall in their discretion think proper and to stand possessed of and interested in the monies to arise therefrom and from the sale of my said copyhold hereditaments upon trust in the first place to pay thereout all my debts funeral and testamentary expences and also all mortgages and other incumbrances in any way affecting my said real or personal estates and all expences attending the sale or conversion thereof and to lay out and invest the residue of the produce of Saml. Akehurst
    Page 2 (image 471)
    such sale or sales as aforesaid in their joint names in the public stocks or funds of Great Britain or upon real security in England at interest And to stand possessed of and interested therein upon trust to pay the interest dividends and proceeds thereof unto my dear wife Catherine Akehurst and her assigns for and during the term of her natural life And from and immediately after her decease then upon trust during the joint lives of my daughter Elisa Akehurst the wife of the said William Reason and the said William Reason to pay the interest dividends and proceeds of one moiety or half part of the said stocks funds and securities unto such person or persons as she my said daughter Elisa Reason by any writing signed by her own hand shall from time to time notwithstanding coverture and independently of the said William Reason direct or appoint And in default of such direction or appointment into the proper hands of the said Elisa Reason for her own sole and separate use and benefit so as that the same or any part thereof shall not be subject or liable to the debt control or engagement of the said William Reason and for which the receipt of receipts of her my said daughter Elisa Reason signed with her proper hand or of such person or persons as she shall appoint to receive the same as aforesaid (but not by way of anticipation) shall from time to time be a good and sufficient discharge and after the decease of either of them the said William Reason and Elisa Reason then I direct my trustees and Executors and Administrators for the time being their Executors Administrators and assigns to assign transfer and set over the said moiety of the said trust monies stocks funds and securities unto the survivor of them the said William Reason and Elisa his wife his or her Executor Administrator and assigns for his or her own absolute use and disposal And I direct my said Trustees Executors and Administrators for the time being their Executors Administrators and assigns to stand possessed of and interested in the remaining moiety or half part of the said stocks funds and securities from and after the decease of my said wife Catherine Akehurst Upon trust to pay assign transfer and set over the same unto my said          
    Saml. Akehurst
    Page 3 (image 472)
    daughter Fanny Akehurst (if she shall then be living) and her Executors Administrators and assigns absolutely But in case she shall then be dead and have left issue her surviving then I direct my said Trustees and Executors and Administrators for the time being their Executors, Administrators and assigns to pay assign and transfer the said moiety of the said stocks funds and securities unto and amongst such issue equally to be divided between them share and share alike as and when they shall severally attain the age of twenty one years and the interest thereof in the meantime to be applied for their respective maintenance education and support But in case my said daughter Fanny Akehurst shall be dead at the time of the decease of my said wife and have not have left any issue her surviving then I direct my said Trustees and Executors and Administrators for the time being their Executors Administrators and assigns to pay assign transfer and make over such last mentioned moiety of the said stocks funds and securities unto my two sons Samuel Akehurst and William Henry Akehurst and their respective Executors Administrators and assigns equally to be divided between them share and share alike provided always and I do hereby will and declare that if my Trustees and Executors or Administrators for the time being their Executors Administrators and assigns shall think it more advisable to defer the sale of my said freehold leasehold or copyhold estates or any part thereof than to sell the same immediately after my decease it shall and may be lawful and I do hereby authorise and empower them to so defer the same so long as they shall think proper and in the meantime to apply the rents and profits thereof (after making due allowance for taxes and repairs and paying the interest of any mortgage, debts, ground rents and other incumbrances and charges affecting the same) to and for the same intents and purposes as the interest of the money to arise by the sale thereof would be applicable to Provided also and I do hereby authorise and empower my Trustees Executors and Administrators for the time being their Executors Administrators and assigns if they shall think fit previously to the sale of all or any part of my said Copyhold Saml. Akehurst
    Page 4 (image 473)
    Freehold or leasehold estates by any deed or deeds to be by them legally executed from time to time to grant any lease or leases in possession but not in reversion or remainder or by way of future interest of my said freehold copyhold or leasehold estates or any part thereof to any person or persons whomsoever for any term or terms of years not exceeding twenty one years so as no such lease or leases be made dispunishable of waste and so as there be reserved therein the best and most improved yearly rent that can be obtained for the same without taking any fine or premium for the same And I appoint my said wife Catherine Akehurst my said daughter Fanny Akehurst and my said son-in-law William Reason Joint Executors in trust of this my Will And I declare that the receipt or receipts in writing of my Executors or Administrators for the time being for any monies to arise by the sale of my real or personal estates shall be effectual discharges to the purchase as thereof and that such purchasers shall not be responsible for the application of the same. And further that my Trustees and Executors and Administrators for the time being their Executors Administrators and assigns shall not be answerable for the acts deeds or defaults of each other nor for any money which shall not come to their respective hands nor for any loss or damage that may happen to the said Trust monies and premises unless the same shall happen through their own respective wilful neglect or default And I also authorise and empower them my said Executors Administrators and Trustees for the time being their Executors and Administrators to deduct and retain out of the said Trust monies all such expenses that they shall incur in or about the performance of this my Will or the Trusts thereof or of any wise relating thereto
    Provided also and I do hereby direct that in case any Trustee or Trustees hereby appointed or any future Trustee or Trustees to be appointed as hereinafter mentioned shall die or desire to be discharged from or decline or become incapable to act in the Trusts aforesaid then and so often as the same shall happen it shall be lawful for the acting or continuing Trustee or Trustees by any Deed or Deeds to appoint some other person or persons to be a Trustee or Trustees in the place and stead Saml. Akehurst
    Page 5 (image 474)
    of the Trustee or Trustees so dying, desiring to be discharged from or declining or becoming incapable to act as aforesaid and that upon every such appointment the said Trust estates and premises shall be assigned and transferred in such manner and so as that the same may be effectually vested in the new Trustee or Trustees either solely or jointly with the other Trustees or Trustee as the case may require And that every such new Trustee shall have and be invested with such and the same powers authority and discretions to all intents and purposes whatsoever as if he had been originally appointed by this my Will And I revoke all former Wills by me made In testimony whereof I the said Samuel Akehurst the Testator have to this my last Will and Testament contained in five sheets of paper subscribed my name the thirteenth day of June one thousand eight hundred and forty two.
    Saml. Akehurst
    Signed published and declared by the
    said Samuel Akehurst the Testator as
    and for his last Will & Testament in the
    joint presence of us who in his presence
    at his request and in the joint presence
    of each other have hereunto subscribed
    our names as Witnesses
    Rn(?) Philpott, Surgeon, Brighton
    Thos. Maughan, Stamford Hill, London
    H Greene, Solr Brighton
    On the 5th day of November 1844 were sworn Catherine Akehurst, Fanny Akehurst and William Reason the Executors in this Will named to whom was committed the Execution thereof.
    And the said Catherine Akehurst, Fanny Akehurst and William Reason were at the same time sworn that the Goods Chattels and Credits of the Deceased were under the value of eight hundred pounds.
    Under caution
    By us
    A Nott, Surrogate
    Testator died 5th June 1844
    (Transcribed by Sharon Ingersole, April 2017.)
  • Death*: Samuel Akehurst died on 5 June 1844 at Brighton, Sussex, England, at age 67.3
  • Burial: Samuel Akehurst was buried on 12 June 1844 at St Nicholas, Brighton, Sussex, England, "68 years, London Rd."2
  • Probate*: His estate was probated on 5 November 1844 at Archdeaconry of Lewes, Sussex, England, Value: under £800.

Family:

Catherine (?) b. c 1775, d. 1845

Children:

John Akehurst b. 8 Jan 1800, d. Feb 1800
Mary Akehurst b. 3 Apr 1801, d. Aug 1801
Samuel Akehurst b. 12 Sep 1802
Augusta Akehurst b. 11 May 1804, d. Oct 1804
Frederick Akehurst b. 10 Feb 1807, d. Aug 1807
Charlotte Akehurst b. 16 Mar 1808, d. 1816
Eliza Akehurst b. 28 Aug 1809
Matilda Akehurst b. 2 May 1811, d. Sep 1811
Priscilla Akehurst b. 2 May 1811
Emma Akehurst b. 16 Jun 1812, d. 1830
Fanny Akehurst b. 17 Jun 1812
Sophia Akehurst b. 11 Sep 1815, d. 1821
William Henry Akehurst b. 13 Apr 1817

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S25] Online Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  3. [S786] Will of Samuel Akehurst of Hellingly, Sussex, England, made 13 Jun 1842, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Lewes, 5 Nov 1844. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/81/646).

Mary Akehurst

b. 5 March 1777

Parents:

Father: Thomas Akehurst b. 19 Feb 1748/49, d. 1809
Mother: Mary Glazier d. 1789
Last Edited: 15 Sep 2018

Sarah Akehurst

b. 19 April 1772

Parents:

Father: Thomas Akehurst b. 19 Feb 1748/49, d. 1809
Mother: Mary Glazier d. 1789
Last Edited: 15 Sep 2018

Citations

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

Ann Akehurst

b. 9 July 1782

Parents:

Father: Thomas Akehurst b. 19 Feb 1748/49, d. 1809
Mother: Mary Glazier d. 1789
Last Edited: 15 Sep 2018

Citations

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

Martha Akehurst

b. 9 July 1782

Parents:

Father: Thomas Akehurst b. 19 Feb 1748/49, d. 1809
Mother: Mary Glazier d. 1789
Last Edited: 15 Sep 2018

Citations

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