Edward Akehurst

b. 9 July 1782, d. December 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,.
  2. [S25] Online Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Edward Akehurst

b. 1784, d. February 1784

Parents:

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

Citations

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

William Akehurst

b. circa 1720
Last Edited: 17 May 2020

Family:

Ann (?) b. c 1725, d. 1760

Children:

Thomas Akehurst b. 2 Apr 1749
Ann Akehurst b. 4 Aug 1751
Hill Salter Akehurst b. 30 Jun 1754
Lucy Akehurst b. 1 Oct 1758

Ann (?)

b. circa 1725, d. 1760
Last Edited: 17 May 2020

Family:

William Akehurst b. c 1720

Children:

Thomas Akehurst b. 2 Apr 1749
Ann Akehurst b. 4 Aug 1751
Hill Salter Akehurst b. 30 Jun 1754
Lucy Akehurst b. 1 Oct 1758

Citations

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

Ann Akehurst

b. 4 August 1751

Parents:

Father: William Akehurst b. c 1720
Mother: Ann (?) b. c 1725, d. 1760
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,.

Hill Salter Akehurst

b. 30 June 1754

Parents:

Father: William Akehurst b. c 1720
Mother: Ann (?) b. c 1725, d. 1760
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,.

Lucy Akehurst

b. 1 October 1758

Parents:

Father: William Akehurst b. c 1720
Mother: Ann (?) b. c 1725, d. 1760
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 Bishop

b. 7 April 1797, d. 1845

Parents:

Last Edited: 30 Aug 2020

Family 1:

George Lansdale b. c 1795, d. 1826

Children:

Anna Stone Lansdale b. 20 Aug 1820
Charlotte Lansdale b. 6 Jun 1824, d. 1826

Family 2:

William Akehurst b. 20 Nov 1803

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

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/) "The National Archives of the UK; Kew, Surrey, England; General Register Office: Registers of Births, Marriages and Deaths surrendered to the Non-parochial Registers Commissions of 1837 and 1857; Class Number: RG 4; Piece Number: 3134."
  3. [S244] Website "Ancestry" (http://www.ancestry.co.uk/) "City of Westminster Archives Centre; London, England; Westminster Church of England Parish Registers; Reference: HTK/PR/3/2."
  4. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  5. [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."

George Lansdale

b. circa 1795, d. 1826
Last Edited: 30 Aug 2020

Family:

Ann Bishop b. 7 Apr 1797, d. 1845

Children:

Anna Stone Lansdale b. 20 Aug 1820
Charlotte Lansdale b. 6 Jun 1824, d. 1826

Citations

  1. [S244] Website "Ancestry" (http://www.ancestry.co.uk/) "City of Westminster Archives Centre; London, England; Westminster Church of England Parish Registers; Reference: HTK/PR/3/2."
  2. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  3. [S25] Online Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

William Frederick Akehurst

b. 24 August 1828

Parents:

Father: William Akehurst b. 20 Nov 1803
Mother: Ann Bishop b. 7 Apr 1797, d. 1845
Last Edited: 31 Aug 2020

Family:

Eliza Farncombe b. c 1827

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/) "ncestry.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."
  3. [S68] 1861 Census for England, "Class: RG 9; Piece: 596; Folio: 47; Page: 6; GSU roll: 542668."

Mary Akehurst

b. 30 December 1832

Parents:

Father: William Akehurst b. 20 Nov 1803
Mother: Ann Bishop b. 7 Apr 1797, d. 1845
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,.

George Akehurst

b. 8 August 1830

Parents:

Father: William Akehurst b. 20 Nov 1803
Mother: Ann Bishop b. 7 Apr 1797, d. 1845
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,.

Robert Stephen Akehurst

b. 28 February 1836

Parents:

Father: William Akehurst b. 20 Nov 1803
Mother: Ann Bishop b. 7 Apr 1797, d. 1845
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,.

Charles Jonathan Sima Akehurst

b. 13 January 1839

Parents:

Father: William Akehurst b. 20 Nov 1803
Mother: Ann Bishop b. 7 Apr 1797, d. 1845
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,.

Jonathan Akehurst

b. 21 March 1819

Parents:

Father: William Akehurst b. 14 Aug 1780, d. 6 Feb 1855
Mother: Ann Sims b. 23 Jan 1782
Last Edited: 31 Aug 2020

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to 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: 1644; Folio: 109; Page: 40; GSU roll: 193548."
  3. [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).

William Akehurst

b. 14 August 1780, d. 6 February 1855

Parents:

Father: Thomas Akehurst b. 19 Feb 1748/49, d. 1809
Mother: Mary Glazier d. 1789
Last Edited: 31 Aug 2020
  • Baptism*: William Akehurst was baptized on 14 August 1780 at St Nicholas, Brighton, Sussex, England.1
  • He was the son of Thomas Akehurst and Mary Glazier.
  • Marriage*: William Akehurst married Ann Sims, daughter of William Sims and Elizabeth Butler, on 3 August 1801 at Brighton, Sussex, England, both of this parish.2
  • Occupation*: William Akehurst was a saddler employing 2 men on 30 March 1851.3
  • Residence*: On 30 March 1851 William Akehurst lived at 125 St James's St, Brighton, Sussex, England.3
  • Will*: William Akehurst left a will made on 20 December 1854 at Brighton, Sussex, England.4
  • Anecdote*: Will of William Akehurst of Brighton, 1855
    (ESRO: PBT 1/1/85/272)
    Made: 20th December 1854
    Died: 6th February 1855
    Proved: 2nd August 1855
    www.familysearch.org (film no: 1886238; images: 873-875)
    [page 1]
    This is the last Will and Testament of William Akehurst of St James St in the Parish of Brighton in the County of Sussex. Firstly I desire that all my just debts funeral and testamentary expenses be paid and satisfied by my Executor hereinafter named as soon as conveniently may be after my decease and secondly, I give devise and bequeath all my real and personal estate whatsoever and wheresoever unto my dear wife Ann Akehurst for her sole use and benefit during her natural life and at her decease I give devise and bequeath all monies from every source unto and among the following of my children to be equally shared, namely William Akehurst, Stephen Akehurst, Mary Ann Akehurst, Benjamin Akehurst, Elizabeth Turner, Susanna Kettle, Rebeckah Akehurst, Sarah Anscombe, Ruth Akehurst and the issue of them afore named as are dead or shall be dead, such issue taking only the share to which their deceased parent if surviving would have been entitled to, to be equally divided among them for their own use absolutely. Also I give devise and bequeath such furniture, books, pictures, plates, linen, china and other effects which belong to me to be at the decease of my dear wife, equally shared among such of my children as shall then be alive only and I nominate constitute and appoint my son William Akehurst to be Executor of this my Will and hereby revoking all former or other Wills by me at any time heretofore made. I declare this to be my last Will and Testament, in witness whereof, I the said William Akehurst have to this my last Will and Testament set my hand the twentieth day of December in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and fifty four
                                                 Wm. Akehurst
    Signed by the said William Akehurst the
    Testator as and for his last Will and Testament
    in the presence of us present at the same time
    who have hereunder subscribed our names
    as witnesses in the presence of the said
    Testator and of each other.
    Benjamin Beal, 10 Sydney Street, Brighton
    William Hatcher, 7 Sydney Street, Brighton
    [page 2]
    The deceased was a saddler.
    On the 2nd day of August 1855 was sworn William Akehurst, the sole Executor in this Will named to whom was committed the execution thereof and the said William Akehurst was at the same time sworn that the goods chattels and credits of the deceased were under the value of four hundred and fifty pounds.
    Under caution by us.
    A Nott Surrogate

    Testator died 6th February 1855
    (Transcribed by Sharon Ingersole, 8 May 2017.)
  • Death*: William Akehurst died on 6 February 1855 at Brighton, Sussex, England, at age 74.5
  • Probate*: His estate was probated on 2 August 1855 at Archdeaconry of Lewes, Sussex, England.

Family:

Ann Sims b. 23 Jan 1782

Children:

William Akehurst+ b. 20 Nov 1803
Stephen Akehurst b. 9 Mar 1805
Joseph Akehurst b. 1 Jan 1809
Mary Ann Akehurst b. 20 Oct 1810
Benjamin Akehurst b. 7 Dec 1812
Elizabeth Akehurst b. c 1815
Susanna Akehurst b. 17 Jan 1817
Jonathan Akehurst b. 21 Mar 1819
Rebecca Akehurst b. 3 Jan 1821
Sarah Akehurst b. 5 Jul 1823
Ruth Akehurst b. 26 Apr 1825

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: 106; Page: 35; GSU roll: 193548."
  4. [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).
  5. [S141] General Register Office: Indexes to Deaths, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Jan-Mar 1855, Brighton, Vol 2b Page 127."

Ann Sims

b. 23 January 1782

Parents:

Last Edited: 30 Aug 2020

Family:

William Akehurst b. 14 Aug 1780, d. 6 Feb 1855

Children:

William Akehurst+ b. 20 Nov 1803
Stephen Akehurst b. 9 Mar 1805
Joseph Akehurst b. 1 Jan 1809
Mary Ann Akehurst b. 20 Oct 1810
Benjamin Akehurst b. 7 Dec 1812
Elizabeth Akehurst b. c 1815
Susanna Akehurst b. 17 Jan 1817
Jonathan Akehurst b. 21 Mar 1819
Rebecca Akehurst b. 3 Jan 1821
Sarah Akehurst b. 5 Jul 1823
Ruth Akehurst b. 26 Apr 1825

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. [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).

Jane Humphreys

Last Edited: 15 Sep 2018

Family:

William Akehurst b. 20 Nov 1803

Citations

  1. [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."
  2. [S16] 1851 Census for England "Class: HO107; Piece: 1646; Folio: 223; Page: 36; GSU roll: 193551."

William Sims

Last Edited: 15 Sep 2018

Family:

Elizabeth Butler

Child:

Ann Sims+ b. 23 Jan 1782

Citations

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

Elizabeth Butler

Last Edited: 15 Sep 2018

Family:

William Sims

Child:

Ann Sims+ b. 23 Jan 1782

Citations

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

Stephen Akehurst

b. 9 March 1805

Parents:

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

Benjamin Akehurst

b. 7 December 1812

Parents:

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

Mary Ann Akehurst

b. 20 October 1810

Parents:

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

Joseph Akehurst

b. 1 January 1809

Parents:

Father: William Akehurst b. 14 Aug 1780, d. 6 Feb 1855
Mother: Ann Sims b. 23 Jan 1782
Last Edited: 31 Aug 2020

Family:

Elizabeth Lambert b. c 1806

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: 1123; Book: 1; Civil Parish: Brighthelmstone; County: Sussex; Enumeration District: 2; Folio: 31; Page: 13; Line: 12; GSU roll: 464167."
  4. [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).

Elizabeth Akehurst

b. circa 1815

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:

Thomas Turner b. c 1830

Citations

  1. [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).
  2. [S69] 1871 Census for England, "The National Archives; Kew, London, England; 1871 England Census; Class: RG10; Piece: 757; Folio: 21; Page: 4; GSU roll: 824726."
  3. [S244] Website "Ancestry" (http://www.ancestry.co.uk/) "London Metropolitan Archives; London, England; Reference Number: p89/mry1/227."