David Ashdown

b. 2 January 1827, d. 1901
FatherWilliam Ashdown b. 22 Nov 1777, d. 16 Mar 1852
MotherFrances Jervis b. c 1785, d. 1871
     David Ashdown was born on 2 January 1827 at Chiddingly, Sussex, England.1,2 He was the son of William Ashdown and Frances Jervis.
David Ashdown was baptized on 2 February 1827 at Heathfield Chapel (Independent), Heathfield, Sussex, England.2
David Ashdown is mentioned in the will of William Ashdown dated 8 February 1848 at Chiddingly, Sussex, England.3
David Ashdown married Mary Piper circa 1850 at Sussex, England.1
On 30 March 1851 David Ashdown and Mary Piper lived at Horeham Flats, Chiddingly, Sussex, England, living with parents William and Frances Ashdown.1
David Ashdown died in 1901 at Hailsham, Sussex, England.

Family

Mary Piper b. c 1826, d. 1899
Marriage*
David Ashdown married Mary Piper circa 1850 at Sussex, England.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] 1851 Census for England "Class: HO107; Piece: 1638; Folio: 269; Page: 9; GSU roll: 193541."
  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: 3107."
  3. [S855] Will of William Ashdown of Chiddingly, Sussex, England, made 8 Feb 1848, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 22 Jan 1853. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/84/449).

Mary Piper

b. circa 1826, d. 1899
     Mary Piper was born circa 1826 at Waldron, Sussex, England.1
Mary Piper married David Ashdown, son of William Ashdown and Frances Jervis, circa 1850 at Sussex, England.1
As of circa 1850, her married name was Ashdown.
On 30 March 1851 Mary Piper and David Ashdown lived at Horeham Flats, Chiddingly, Sussex, England, living with parents William and Frances Ashdown.1
Mary Piper died in 1899 at Hailsham, Sussex, England.

Family

David Ashdown b. 2 Jan 1827, d. 1901
Marriage*
Mary Piper married David Ashdown, son of William Ashdown and Frances Jervis, circa 1850 at Sussex, England.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S16] 1851 Census for England "Class: HO107; Piece: 1638; Folio: 269; Page: 9; GSU roll: 193541."

Jabez Ashdown

b. 1851
FatherDavid Ashdown b. 2 Jan 1827, d. 1901
MotherMary Piper b. c 1826, d. 1899
     Jabez Ashdown was born in 1851 at Chiddingly, Sussex, England. He was the son of David Ashdown and Mary Piper.
Jabez Ashdown married Ellen Archer in 1878 at Battle, Sussex, England.1
On 3 April 1881 Jabez Ashdown and Ellen Archer lived at Marley Cottage, Battle, Sussex, England.2
On 31 March 1901 Jabez Ashdown lived at Mayfield Farm, Guestling, Sussex, England, a widower living with daughter Edith Ellen Ashdown.3

Family

Ellen Archer b. 1855, d. 1899
Marriage*
Jabez Ashdown married Ellen Archer in 1878 at Battle, Sussex, England.1 
Child

Citations

  1. [S143] General Register Office: Indexes to Marriages, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Apr-Jun 1878, Battle, Vol 2b Page 111."
  2. [S70] 1881 Census for England, "Class: RG11; Piece: 1034; Folio: 79; Page: 7; GSU roll: 1341245."
  3. [S72] 1901 Census for England "Class: RG13; Piece: 863; Folio: 26; Page: 9."

William Ashdown

b. 1853, d. 1934
FatherDavid Ashdown b. 2 Jan 1827, d. 1901
MotherMary Piper b. c 1826, d. 1899
     William Ashdown was born in 1853 at Hellingly, Sussex, England. He was the son of David Ashdown and Mary Piper.
William Ashdown died in 1934 at Croydon, Surrey, England.

Ellen Archer

b. 1855, d. 1899
     Ellen Archer was born in 1855 at Westfield, Sussex, England.1
Ellen Archer married Jabez Ashdown, son of David Ashdown and Mary Piper, in 1878 at Battle, Sussex, England.2
As of 1878, her married name was Ashdown.
On 3 April 1881 Ellen Archer and Jabez Ashdown lived at Marley Cottage, Battle, Sussex, England.1
Ellen Archer died in 1899 at Hastings, Sussex, England.

Family

Jabez Ashdown b. 1851
Marriage*
Ellen Archer married Jabez Ashdown, son of David Ashdown and Mary Piper, in 1878 at Battle, Sussex, England.2 
Child

Citations

  1. [S70] 1881 Census for England, "Class: RG11; Piece: 1034; Folio: 79; Page: 7; GSU roll: 1341245."
  2. [S143] General Register Office: Indexes to Marriages, Sep 1837 - 2006, "Apr-Jun 1878, Battle, Vol 2b Page 111."

Edith Ellen Ashdown

b. 1881, d. 15 October 1906
FatherJabez Ashdown b. 1851
MotherEllen Archer b. 1855, d. 1899
     Edith Ellen Ashdown was born in 1881 at Battle, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Jabez Ashdown and Ellen Archer.
Edith Ellen Ashdown married George Byron Butler on 10 June 1902 at England.
As of 10 June 1902, her married name was Butler.
Edith Ellen Ashdown died on 15 October 1906 at Clapham, London, England.

Family

George Byron Butler b. 3 Feb 1873, d. 1953
Marriage*
Edith Ellen Ashdown married George Byron Butler on 10 June 1902 at England
Child

Citations

  1. [S72] 1901 Census for England "Class: RG13; Piece: 863; Folio: 26; Page: 9."

George Byron Butler

b. 3 February 1873, d. 1953
     George Byron Butler was born on 3 February 1873 at West Deptford, Gloucestershire, England.
George Byron Butler married Edith Ellen Ashdown, daughter of Jabez Ashdown and Ellen Archer, on 10 June 1902 at England.
George Byron Butler died in 1953 at Croydon, Surrey, England.

Family

Edith Ellen Ashdown b. 1881, d. 15 Oct 1906
Marriage*
George Byron Butler married Edith Ellen Ashdown, daughter of Jabez Ashdown and Ellen Archer, on 10 June 1902 at England
Child

George Byron Butler

b. 1903, d. 1968
FatherGeorge Byron Butler b. 3 Feb 1873, d. 1953
MotherEdith Ellen Ashdown b. 1881, d. 15 Oct 1906
     George Byron Butler was born in 1903 at Wandsworth, Surrey, England. He was the son of George Byron Butler and Edith Ellen Ashdown.
George Byron Butler married Edith Dora Helen Round on 14 July 1934 at Croydon, Surrey, England.
George Byron Butler died in 1968 at Croydon, Surrey, England.

Family

Edith Dora Helen Round b. 1905, d. 1998
Marriage*
George Byron Butler married Edith Dora Helen Round on 14 July 1934 at Croydon, Surrey, England

Edith Dora Helen Round

b. 1905, d. 1998
     Edith Dora Helen Round was born in 1905 at Brixton, Surrey, England.
Edith Dora Helen Round married George Byron Butler, son of George Byron Butler and Edith Ellen Ashdown, on 14 July 1934 at Croydon, Surrey, England.
As of 14 July 1934, her married name was Butler.
Edith Dora Helen Round died in 1998 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England.

Family

George Byron Butler b. 1903, d. 1968
Marriage*
Edith Dora Helen Round married George Byron Butler, son of George Byron Butler and Edith Ellen Ashdown, on 14 July 1934 at Croydon, Surrey, England

John Wickens

b. circa 1685, d. 1737
     John Wickens was born circa 1685 at Sussex, England.
John Wickens and Elizabeth Parker obtained a marriage licence on 21 July 1711 at Archdeaconry of Lewes, Sussex, England, John WIGGENS, husbandman of Westmeston; Elizabeth PARKER of the same parish.1
John Wickens married Elizabeth Parker, daughter of John Parker and Jane Stiance, on 11 August 1711 at Streat, Sussex, England, John WIGGENS.1
John Wickens died in 1737 at Streat, Sussex, England.
John Wickens was buried on 20 July 1737 at Streat, Sussex, England.2

Family

Elizabeth Parker b. 12 Jun 1692, d. 1751
Marriage License
John Wickens and Elizabeth Parker obtained a marriage licence on 21 July 1711 at Archdeaconry of Lewes, Sussex, England, John WIGGENS, husbandman of Westmeston; Elizabeth PARKER of the same parish.1 
Marriage*
John Wickens married Elizabeth Parker, daughter of John Parker and Jane Stiance, on 11 August 1711 at Streat, Sussex, England, John WIGGENS.1 
Children

Citations

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

Elizabeth Parker

b. 12 June 1692, d. 1751
FatherJohn Parker b. c 1665
MotherJane Stiance b. 25 Dec 1669, d. 1755
     Elizabeth Parker was baptized on 12 June 1692 at St Martin, Westmeston, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of John Parker and Jane Stiance.
Elizabeth Parker and John Wickens obtained a marriage licence on 21 July 1711 at Archdeaconry of Lewes, Sussex, England, John WIGGENS, husbandman of Westmeston; Elizabeth PARKER of the same parish.2
As of 21 July 1711, her married name was Wickens.
Elizabeth Parker married John Wickens on 11 August 1711 at Streat, Sussex, England, John WIGGENS.2
Elizabeth Parker left a will made on 7 June 1751 at Westmeston, Sussex, England.3,4
Will of Elizabeth WIGGENS, Widow of Chiltington in Westmeston, 1751
(ESRO: PBT/1/1/58/402)
Made: 7 June 1751
Proved: 6 July 1751
www.familysearch.org (film: 1886023; image: 928)
This is the last Will and Testament of me Elizabeth Wiggens of Chiltington in the parish of Westmeston in the County of Sussex widow vouching the Disposition of the Worldly Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me as followeth First I give and bequeath unto my Eldest Daughter Mary the now wife of Richard Clark the sum of twenty and five pounds of lawful money of Great Britain to be paid to her by my Executors hereinafter named within twelve months next after my decease. Item I give and bequeath unto my youngest Daughter Hannah the wife of William Lindfield one annuity or yearly payment of twenty shillings of like lawful money to be paid her by my Executors for and during the term of the natural life of her said husband William Lindfield if she shall so long live by even and equal quarterly payments on the four most usual feasts or days of payment in the year to wit The Feast of the Annunciation of the blessed Virgin Mary, Saint John the Baptist, St Michael the Archangell, and the Birth of our Lord Christ The first payment thereof to begin and be made on such of the said Feasts as shall first happen after my decease Item I give and bequeath unto my said daughter Hannah the wife of William Lindfield in case she survives her said husband the sum of twenty pounds of like lawful money to be paid unto her by my said executors within three months next after her said husbands death But if my said daughter Hannah shall happen to depart this life in her said husband William Lindfields life time then I give and bequeath the said twenty pounds to Grandaughter Lindfield the only daughter of the said William and Hannah at her age of twenty one years or day of marriage which shall first happen with interest for the same at the rate of four pounds per centum per annum from the decease of her said Mother til the same shall become payable if she shall so long live. Item I give and bequeath unto my said Grandaughter Lindfield the sum of five pounds of like lawful money to be paid unto her by my said Executors within six months next after the decease of her said Father Wm Lindfield Item I give and bequeath unto my said daughter Hannah the wife of William Lindfield all my wearing apparel of all sorts to be delivered to her by my said Executors in parcells when they think will be the most service to her Item I give and bequeath unto my youngest son John Wiggens my bed bedding and household goods Item I give and bequeath all the rest of my residue and remainder of my goods chattels and personal estate unto my two sons Thomas Wiggens and John Wiggens equally share and share alike Whom I make joint Executors of this my Will In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal the seventh day of June one thousand seven hundred and fifty one
The mark X of Elizabeth Wiggens
Signed Sealed published and declared by the said Testatrix in the presence of
Charles Cooper
Wm Michell[?]
6 July 1751
Then was sworn Thomas Wiggens and John Wiggens the Executors within named To whom was committed the burden[?] of the Execution …..[?]
E. Lund Sur.
(Transcribed by Geoffrey Barber, 18 May 2019.)

Elizabeth Parker died in 1751 at East Chiltington, Sussex, England.
Elizabeth Parker was buried on 19 June 1751 at St Martin, Westmeston, Sussex, England, "widow, Chiltington."5
Her estate was probated on 6 July 1751 at Lewes, Sussex, England.4

Family

John Wickens b. c 1685, d. 1737
Marriage License
Elizabeth Parker and John Wickens obtained a marriage licence on 21 July 1711 at Archdeaconry of Lewes, Sussex, England, John WIGGENS, husbandman of Westmeston; Elizabeth PARKER of the same parish.2 
Marriage*
Elizabeth Parker married John Wickens on 11 August 1711 at Streat, Sussex, England, John WIGGENS.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S23] 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. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "Film no: 1886023; Image no: 928."
  4. [S821] Will of Elizabeth Wiggens of Westmeston, Sussex, England, made 7 Jun 1751, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Lewes, 6 Jul 1751. (ESRO: PBT/1/1/58/402).
  5. [S25] Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Thomas Wickens

b. 14 February 1713/14, d. 1798
FatherJohn Wickens b. c 1685, d. 1737
MotherElizabeth Parker b. 12 Jun 1692, d. 1751
     Thomas Wickens was baptized on 14 February 1713/14 at Westmeston, Sussex, England, surname WICKENS.1 He was the son of John Wickens and Elizabeth Parker.
Thomas Wickens married Sarah Wordly on 30 March 1749 at Isfield, Sussex, England, Thomas WIGGENS of Chiltington; Sarah of this parish.2
Thomas Wickens is mentioned in the will of Elizabeth Parker dated 7 June 1751 at Westmeston, Sussex, England.3,4
Thomas Wickens left a will made on 2 July 1796 at East Chiltington, Sussex, England.5,6
Will of Thomas WICKENS, Farmer of Chiltington, 1798
(ESRO: PBT 1/1/67/639)
Made: 2 July 1796
Proved: 17 March 1798
www.familysearch.org (film: 1886099; image: 525)
In the Name of God Amen
I Thomas Wickens of the Hamlet of Chiltington in the County of Sussex, Farmer, knowing that by great age and infirmity I cannot continue long in this world being of perfect mind and sound memory do make this my last Will and Testament and do hereby dispose of my worldly goods in the following manner
First that there may be no disputes between my three children
My will and desire is that Grace my daughter may have all the linen that is marked with her name, and then
Secondly, I give to my son John and daughter Grace the joint possession of all and singular my Estate and Effects of what kind so ever real and personal to have and to hold the same during the life of my Wife their Mother, and I will and require that they maintain and take care of her as long as she lives, she being unable to take care of her self
Thirdly, I give and bequeath to my son Thomas the sum of Forty pounds of good and lawful money of Great Britain to be paid out of my Estate and Effects in six months after my wife’s decease and the residue or remainder thereof I will and desire may be divided equally between the aforesaid John and Grace my son and daughter
Lastly, I do hereby constitute and appoint my aforesaid son John and daughter Grace to be joint Executors to this my Will and I do hereby annul and make void all former Wills heretofore made by me. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my Hand and Seal this second day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety six
Signed, Sealed, published & declared
Thomas Wicken
In the presence of us
Thos Cox
Edwd Bland
Henry West

17 March 1798 Then were sworn John Wickens and Grace Wickens the Executors in this will named to whom was committed the Burthen of the Execution thereof Sworn also that the Goods Chattels and Credits etc do not amount in value unto three hundred pounds
By us
W. Gwynne Sur.
(Transcribed by Geoffrey Barber, 20 May 2019.)
Thomas Wickens died in 1798 at East Chiltington, Sussex, England.
Thomas Wickens was buried on 19 February 1798 at St Martin, Westmeston, Sussex, England, WIGGINS, "farmer of Chiltington."7
His estate was probated on 17 March 1798 at Lewes, Sussex, England.

Family

Sarah Wordly b. c 1725, d. 1810
Marriage*
Thomas Wickens married Sarah Wordly on 30 March 1749 at Isfield, Sussex, England, Thomas WIGGENS of Chiltington; Sarah of this parish.2 
Children

Citations

  1. [S23] 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. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "Film no: 1886023; Image no: 928."
  4. [S821] Will of Elizabeth Wiggens of Westmeston, Sussex, England, made 7 Jun 1751, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Lewes, 6 Jul 1751. (ESRO: PBT/1/1/58/402).
  5. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "Film no: 1886099; Image no: 525."
  6. [S822] Will of Thomas Wickens of East Chiltington, Sussex, England, made 2 Jul 1796, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Lewes, 17 Mar 1798. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/67/639).
  7. [S25] Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Sarah Wordly

b. circa 1725, d. 1810
     Sarah Wordly was born circa 1725 at Sussex, England.
Sarah Wordly married Thomas Wickens, son of John Wickens and Elizabeth Parker, on 30 March 1749 at Isfield, Sussex, England, Thomas WIGGENS of Chiltington; Sarah of this parish.1
As of 30 March 1749, her married name was Wickens.
Sarah Wordly died in 1810 at Westmeston, Sussex, England.
Sarah Wordly was buried on 29 April 1810 at St Martin, Westmeston, Sussex, England.2

Family

Thomas Wickens b. 14 Feb 1713/14, d. 1798
Marriage*
Sarah Wordly married Thomas Wickens, son of John Wickens and Elizabeth Parker, on 30 March 1749 at Isfield, Sussex, England, Thomas WIGGENS of Chiltington; Sarah of this parish.1 
Children

Citations

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

John Wickens

b. 28 January 1750/51, d. 1818
FatherThomas Wickens b. 14 Feb 1713/14, d. 1798
MotherSarah Wordly b. c 1725, d. 1810
     John Wickens was baptized on 28 January 1750/51 at East Chiltington, Sussex, England, WIGGINS.1 He was the son of Thomas Wickens and Sarah Wordly.
John Wickens married Sarah (?) circa 1784 at Sussex, England.
John Wickens is mentioned in the will of Thomas Wickens dated 2 July 1796 at East Chiltington, Sussex, England.2,3
John Wickens married Jane Knight on 18 September 1811 at East Chiltington, Sussex, England, both of this parish.4
John Wickens left a will made on 11 September 1817 at East Chiltington, Sussex, England.5,6
Will of John WICKENS, of Chiltington, 1818
(ESRO: PBT 1/1/73/188)
Made: 11 September 1817
Proved: 15 July 1818
www.familysearch.org (film: 1886178; image: 314)
This is my desire that my wife Jane Wickens should have all my Goods & everything movable with in dores [doors] and all the foules [fowls] pigs & geese & one tun of Good Hay – after my Decease & not to pay any expence with out she likes
Witness my Hand
This 11th day of Sepr 1817
John Wickens

1818, 15th July - Then was sworn Jane Wickens the Executrix in these papers named To whom was committed the burthen of the Execution thereof – Sworn also that the Goods Chattels and Credits of the Deceased do not amount in value unto two hundred pounds
By us
E R Raynes Sur.
(Transcribed by Geoffrey Barber, 20 May 2019.)

John Wickens died in 1818 at East Chiltington, Sussex, England.
John Wickens was buried on 15 March 1818 at St Martin, Westmeston, Sussex, England, "Chiltington."7
His estate was probated on 15 July 1818 at Lewes, Sussex, England.

Family 1

Sarah (?)
Marriage*
John Wickens married Sarah (?) circa 1784 at Sussex, England
Child

Family 2

Jane Knight
Marriage*
John Wickens married Jane Knight on 18 September 1811 at East Chiltington, Sussex, England, both of this parish.4 

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "Film no: 1886099; Image no: 525."
  3. [S822] Will of Thomas Wickens of East Chiltington, Sussex, England, made 2 Jul 1796, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Lewes, 17 Mar 1798. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/67/639).
  4. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  5. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "Film no: 1886178; Image no: 314."
  6. [S823] Will of John Wickens of East Chiltington, Sussex, England, made 11 Sep 1817, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Lewes, 15 Jul 1818. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/73/188).
  7. [S25] Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

John Wickens

b. 28 January 1749/50
FatherThomas Wickens b. 14 Feb 1713/14, d. 1798
MotherSarah Wordly b. c 1725, d. 1810
     John Wickens was baptized on 28 January 1749/50 at East Chiltington, Sussex, England, WIGGINS.1 He was the son of Thomas Wickens and Sarah Wordly.

Citations

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

Thomas Wickens

b. 18 May 1755
FatherThomas Wickens b. 14 Feb 1713/14, d. 1798
MotherSarah Wordly b. c 1725, d. 1810
     Thomas Wickens was baptized on 18 May 1755 at East Chiltington, Sussex, England, WIGGINS.1 He was the son of Thomas Wickens and Sarah Wordly.
Thomas Wickens married Sarah Payne on 1 February 1780 at East Chiltington, Sussex, England, both of this parish.2
Thomas Wickens is mentioned in the will of Thomas Wickens dated 2 July 1796 at East Chiltington, Sussex, England.3,4

Family

Sarah Payne
Marriage*
Thomas Wickens married Sarah Payne on 1 February 1780 at East Chiltington, Sussex, England, both of this parish.2 

Citations

  1. [S23] 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. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "Film no: 1886099; Image no: 525."
  4. [S822] Will of Thomas Wickens of East Chiltington, Sussex, England, made 2 Jul 1796, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Lewes, 17 Mar 1798. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/67/639).

Sarah Wickens

b. 13 February 1757, d. 1782
FatherThomas Wickens b. 14 Feb 1713/14, d. 1798
MotherSarah Wordly b. c 1725, d. 1810
     Sarah Wickens was baptized on 13 February 1757 at East Chiltington, Sussex, England, WIGGINS.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Wickens and Sarah Wordly.
Sarah Wickens died in 1782 at East Chiltington, Sussex, England.
Sarah Wickens was buried on 7 February 1782 at St Martin, Westmeston, Sussex, England, "maiden of Chiltington."2

Citations

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

Grace Wickens

b. 27 August 1758
FatherThomas Wickens b. 14 Feb 1713/14, d. 1798
MotherSarah Wordly b. c 1725, d. 1810
     Grace Wickens was baptized on 27 August 1758 at East Chiltington, Sussex, England, WIGGINS.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Wickens and Sarah Wordly.
Grace Wickens is mentioned in the will of Thomas Wickens dated 2 July 1796 at East Chiltington, Sussex, England.2,3
Grace Wickens married Henry Short on 17 August 1800 at East Chiltington, Sussex, England, both of this parish.4
As of 17 August 1800, her married name was Short.

Family

Henry Short
Marriage*
Grace Wickens married Henry Short on 17 August 1800 at East Chiltington, Sussex, England, both of this parish.4 

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "Film no: 1886099; Image no: 525."
  3. [S822] Will of Thomas Wickens of East Chiltington, Sussex, England, made 2 Jul 1796, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Lewes, 17 Mar 1798. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/67/639).
  4. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.

Sarah (?)

     Sarah (?) married John Wickens, son of Thomas Wickens and Sarah Wordly, circa 1784 at Sussex, England.
As of circa 1784, her married name was Wickens.

Family

John Wickens b. 28 Jan 1750/51, d. 1818
Marriage*
Sarah (?) married John Wickens, son of Thomas Wickens and Sarah Wordly, circa 1784 at Sussex, England
Child

John Wickens

b. 13 February 1785
FatherJohn Wickens b. 28 Jan 1750/51, d. 1818
MotherSarah (?)
     John Wickens was baptized on 13 February 1785 at Streat, Sussex, England, WIGGINS. Abode: Chiltington.1 He was the son of John Wickens and Sarah (?)
There was a John Wickens, age 59 years, labourer of Keymer, sentenced to 15 years transportation in Feb 1843 (ESRO: QR/890). There is another John Wickens bap. 14 Jun 1783 at Lindfield who is also another (better) candidate for this and whose age is an exact fit.

Citations

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

Henry Short

     Henry Short married Grace Wickens, daughter of Thomas Wickens and Sarah Wordly, on 17 August 1800 at East Chiltington, Sussex, England, both of this parish.1

Family

Grace Wickens b. 27 Aug 1758
Marriage*
Henry Short married Grace Wickens, daughter of Thomas Wickens and Sarah Wordly, on 17 August 1800 at East Chiltington, Sussex, England, both of this parish.1 

Citations

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

Sarah Payne

     Sarah Payne married Thomas Wickens, son of Thomas Wickens and Sarah Wordly, on 1 February 1780 at East Chiltington, Sussex, England, both of this parish.1
As of 1 February 1780, her married name was Wickens.

Family

Thomas Wickens b. 18 May 1755
Marriage*
Sarah Payne married Thomas Wickens, son of Thomas Wickens and Sarah Wordly, on 1 February 1780 at East Chiltington, Sussex, England, both of this parish.1 

Citations

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

Thomas Wickens

     Thomas Wickens married Margaret (?) circa 1650 at Sussex, England.
Note that there is a Sarah Wickings married Richard Carpenter on 8 Jun 1680 at Keymer - possibly a daughter of Thomas?1

Family

Margaret (?)
Marriage*
Thomas Wickens married Margaret (?) circa 1650 at Sussex, England
Children

Citations

  1. [S279] Transcript of the Parish Register of Keymer, Sussex, England, 1601 - 1812 (ESRO: WST/6/3).

John Wickens

b. 14 November 1654, d. 1715
FatherThomas Wickens
MotherMargaret (?)
     John Wickens was baptized on 14 November 1654 at St Cosmos & St Damian, Keymer, Sussex, England. He was the son of Thomas Wickens and Margaret (?)
In 1685 Nicholas Jenner surrendered the premises to John Wiggins. DAN/1392, 1393 are concerned with a dispute between Edward Pelling and John Wiggins. On the death of the latter in 1715 the premises went to his brother Thomas (DAN/1394, 1395) and in 1732 his only s. John succeeded (DAN/1398). (ESRO: DAN 1382-1401.)
John Wickens died in 1715 at Keymer, Sussex, England.
John Wickens was buried on 22 February 1715 at St Cosmos & St Damian, Keymer, Sussex, England, (also see ESRO: DAN 1382-1401.)1

Citations

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

Margaret (?)

     Margaret (?) married Thomas Wickens circa 1650 at Sussex, England.
As of circa 1650, her married name was Wickens.

Family

Thomas Wickens
Marriage*
Margaret (?) married Thomas Wickens circa 1650 at Sussex, England
Children