John Ashdown

b. 30 June 1656

Parents:

Father: John Ashdown b. 6 Jul 1628
Mother: Mary Mancer b. c 1625
Last Edited: 3 Dec 2019

Citations

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

Elizabeth Ashdown

b. 13 February 1647/48, d. 1696

Parents:

Father: John Ashdown b. c 1620
Mother: Millicent Morley d. 1682
Last Edited: 3 Dec 2019

Family:

John Gouldsmith

Children:

John Gouldsmith b. 3 Dec 1676
Mary Gouldsmith b. 18 Oct 1685
William Gouldsmith b. 22 May 1688

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. [S847] Will of William Ashdown of Rotherfield, Sussex, England, made 30 Jan 1691/92, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 21 May 1692. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/41/13A).
  4. [S25] Online Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Mary Ashdown

b. 11 February 1654/55

Parents:

Father: John Ashdown b. c 1620
Mother: Millicent Morley d. 1682
Last Edited: 3 Dec 2019

Family:

Richard Buckwell

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. [S847] Will of William Ashdown of Rotherfield, Sussex, England, made 30 Jan 1691/92, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 21 May 1692. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/41/13A).

Jane Parker

d. 1700
Last Edited: 3 Dec 2019

Family:

Thomas Ashdown b. 4 Dec 1660, d. c 1697

Children:

Jane Ashdown b. 22 May 1681
Mary Ashdown b. 4 Jun 1682
Anne Ashdown b. 20 Apr 1684
Elizabeth Ashdown b. 20 Sep 1685
John Ashdown b. 22 Jan 1687/88
Thomas Ashdown b. 15 Feb 1690/91

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,.

Richard Buckwell

Last Edited: 3 Dec 2019

Family:

Mary Ashdown b. 11 Feb 1654/55

Citations

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

John Gouldsmith

Last Edited: 3 Dec 2019

Family:

Elizabeth Ashdown b. 13 Feb 1647/48, d. 1696

Children:

John Gouldsmith b. 3 Dec 1676
Mary Gouldsmith b. 18 Oct 1685
William Gouldsmith b. 22 May 1688

Citations

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

Jane Ashdown

b. 22 May 1681

Parents:

Father: Thomas Ashdown b. 4 Dec 1660, d. c 1697
Mother: Jane Parker d. 1700
Last Edited: 3 Dec 2019

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S847] Will of William Ashdown of Rotherfield, Sussex, England, made 30 Jan 1691/92, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 21 May 1692. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/41/13A).

Mary Ashdown

b. 4 June 1682

Parents:

Father: Thomas Ashdown b. 4 Dec 1660, d. c 1697
Mother: Jane Parker d. 1700
Last Edited: 3 Dec 2019

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S847] Will of William Ashdown of Rotherfield, Sussex, England, made 30 Jan 1691/92, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 21 May 1692. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/41/13A).

Anne Ashdown

b. 20 April 1684

Parents:

Father: Thomas Ashdown b. 4 Dec 1660, d. c 1697
Mother: Jane Parker d. 1700
Last Edited: 3 Dec 2019

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S847] Will of William Ashdown of Rotherfield, Sussex, England, made 30 Jan 1691/92, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 21 May 1692. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/41/13A).

Elizabeth Ashdown

b. 20 September 1685

Parents:

Father: Thomas Ashdown b. 4 Dec 1660, d. c 1697
Mother: Jane Parker d. 1700
Last Edited: 3 Dec 2019

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S847] Will of William Ashdown of Rotherfield, Sussex, England, made 30 Jan 1691/92, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 21 May 1692. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/41/13A).

John Ashdown

b. 22 January 1687/88

Parents:

Father: Thomas Ashdown b. 4 Dec 1660, d. c 1697
Mother: Jane Parker d. 1700
Last Edited: 3 Dec 2019
  • Baptism*: John Ashdown was baptized on 22 January 1687/88 at St Denys, Rotherfield, Sussex, England.1
  • He was the son of Thomas Ashdown and Jane Parker.
  • Anecdote*: John is not mentioned in the will of William Ashdown proved 1692 whereas all the other children are mentioned, so he may have died although his burial has not been found.

Citations

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

Thomas Ashdown

b. 15 February 1690/91

Parents:

Father: Thomas Ashdown b. 4 Dec 1660, d. c 1697
Mother: Jane Parker d. 1700
Last Edited: 3 Dec 2019

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S847] Will of William Ashdown of Rotherfield, Sussex, England, made 30 Jan 1691/92, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 21 May 1692. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/41/13A).

Mary Gouldsmith

b. 18 October 1685

Parents:

Father: John Gouldsmith
Mother: Elizabeth Ashdown b. 13 Feb 1647/48, d. 1696
Last Edited: 3 Dec 2019

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S847] Will of William Ashdown of Rotherfield, Sussex, England, made 30 Jan 1691/92, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 21 May 1692. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/41/13A).

John Gouldsmith

b. 3 December 1676

Parents:

Father: John Gouldsmith
Mother: Elizabeth Ashdown b. 13 Feb 1647/48, d. 1696
Last Edited: 3 Dec 2019

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S847] Will of William Ashdown of Rotherfield, Sussex, England, made 30 Jan 1691/92, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 21 May 1692. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/41/13A).

William Gouldsmith

b. 22 May 1688

Parents:

Father: John Gouldsmith
Mother: Elizabeth Ashdown b. 13 Feb 1647/48, d. 1696
Last Edited: 3 Dec 2019

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S847] Will of William Ashdown of Rotherfield, Sussex, England, made 30 Jan 1691/92, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 21 May 1692. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/41/13A).

John Ashdown

b. 6 December 1646

Parents:

Father: John Ashdown b. c 1620
Mother: Millicent Morley d. 1682
Last Edited: 29 Apr 2020
  • Baptism*: John Ashdown was baptized on 6 December 1646 at St Denys, Rotherfield, Sussex, England, "son of John jnr."1
  • He was the son of John Ashdown and Millicent Morley.
  • Anecdote: Another possibility for the baptism is:
    John Ashdowne, bap. 11 Apr 1642 at Rotherfield, son of Richard Ashdowne.
    Although the name Richard does not appear in any of the later families, the name Nicholas does, which is another son of Richard.
  • Marriage License: John Ashdown and Ann Elliott obtained a marriage licence on 6 April 1672 at Archdeaconry of Lewes, Sussex, England, both of Rotherfield. Sponsors: John Ashdown and Thomas Sawyer of Chailey.2,3
  • Marriage*: John Ashdown married Ann Elliott, daughter of John Elliott and Ann Barham, on 9 April 1672 at Withyham, Sussex, England, Ann of Rotherfield.2,3
  • Anecdote*: John's marriage to Ann Elliott is interesting in that the Elliotts were a reasonably high status family and the various wills left by Ann's extended family showed they owned land and had money. Ann's grandmother, Constance Hebden, had three sisters who each married into the Newington family, a gentry family in East Sussex.
    The Elliott's and John Ashdown would seem to have continued in the role of prosperous yeomen.
  • Anecdote*: At the Rotherfield manorial court held on 6 Dec 1677: At this court the 1st proclamation is made after the surrender of Richard Elliott & Agnes his wife To use of John Ashdown under condition etc.
    2nd proclamation 24 Oct 1678 and no one comes
    3rd proclamation 9 Mar 1678/79 and no one comes therefore it is commanded the bedell to ??? seisin to the lord of the said messuage, tenements, etc
    9 Dec 1679 At this court comes John Ashdown, the lord grants to him his heirs by copy of court roll the messuage, 1 barn, 1 hay lodge, 1 garden, 1 orchard & 4 pieces of customary land with appurtenances called ffodderneghouse field, Le Croft, Le fouer acres, Le Seddgefield containing by estimation 12 acres also another orchard & 2 pieces of customary land called Le hopp garden field als the Mead & Le Pond Meade containing by estimation 5 1/2 acres situate in Rotherfield by rent...., heriot, relief & other services formerly surrendered by Richard Elliott & Agnes his wife to use of the said John Ashdowne & his heirs to have & to hold to the same John Ashdowne his heirs by copy of court roll at the lords will, etc. And he gives for fine for ...... £16 etc.4,5
  • Anecdote: At the manorial court held 4 Apr 1689 some of the properties are transferred to John Elliott, yeoman.6
  • (Witness) Will: John Ashdown is mentioned in the will of John Elliott dated 27 February 1680/81 at Rotherfield, Sussex, England.3
  • (Witness) Will: John Ashdown is mentioned in the will of William Ashdown dated 30 January 1691/92 at Rotherfield, Sussex, England.7
  • (Witness) Will: John Ashdown is mentioned in the will of Ann Barham dated 7 January 1699/0 at Mayfield, Sussex, England.8

Family:

Ann Elliott b. 13 Nov 1650

Children:

John Ashdown+ b. 17 May 1674
Alexander Ashdown+ b. 28 May 1676, d. 1754
Thomas Ashdown b. 15 Apr 1678
Ann Ashdown b. 28 Oct 1680, d. 1707
Nicholas Ashdown b. 19 Jul 1685
William Ashdown b. 17 Apr 1687
Edward Ashdown b. 19 Jan 1689/90
James Ashdown+ b. 21 Dec 1694, d. 1734

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. [S871] Will of John Ellyott of Rotherfield, Sussex, England, made 27 Feb1680/81, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Lewes, 20 Apr 1681. (ESRO: PBT/1/1/35/368B).
  4. [S464] Indexed translation of a court book of the manor of Rotherfield, 1631-1724 (ESRO: PAR 465/26/1/6) "p 106 (p21 of 148 in PDF)."
  5. [S464] Indexed translation of a court book of the manor of Rotherfield, 1631-1724 (ESRO: PAR 465/26/1/6) "p 109 (p27 of 148 in PDF)."
  6. [S464] Indexed translation of a court book of the manor of Rotherfield, 1631-1724 (ESRO: PAR 465/26/1/6) "p 131b (p54 of 148 in PDF)."
  7. [S847] Will of William Ashdown of Rotherfield, Sussex, England, made 30 Jan 1691/92, proved in the Archdeaconry court of Lewes, 21 May 1692. (ESRO: PBT 1/1/41/13A).
  8. [S872] Will of Ann Elliott of Mayfield, Sussex, England, made 11 Jan 1699/1700, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Lewes, 12 Apr 1700. (ESRO: PBT/2/1/3/144).

Ann Elliott

b. 13 November 1650

Parents:

Father: John Elliott b. 6 Mar 1624/25, d. 1681
Mother: Ann Barham b. 5 Jan 1618/19, d. 1700
Last Edited: 16 Apr 2020
  • Baptism*: Ann Elliott was baptized on 13 November 1650 at St Denys, Rotherfield, Sussex, England, mother's name not given.1
  • She was the daughter of John Elliott and Ann Barham.
  • (Witness) Will: Ann Elliott is mentioned in the will of Nicholas Barham dated 14 November 1652 at Wadhurst, Sussex, England.2
  • Marriage License: Ann Elliott and John Ashdown obtained a marriage licence on 6 April 1672 at Archdeaconry of Lewes, Sussex, England, both of Rotherfield. Sponsors: John Ashdown and Thomas Sawyer of Chailey.3,4
  • Married Name: As of 9 April 1672, her married name was Ashdown.3,4
  • Marriage*: Ann Elliott married John Ashdown, son of John Ashdown and Millicent Morley, on 9 April 1672 at Withyham, Sussex, England, Ann of Rotherfield.3,4
  • Anecdote*: John's marriage to Ann Elliott is interesting in that the Elliotts were a reasonably high status family and the various wills left by Ann's extended family showed they owned land and had money. Ann's grandmother, Constance Hebden, had three sisters who each married into the Newington family, a gentry family in East Sussex.
    The Elliott's and John Ashdown would seem to have continued in the role of prosperous yeomen.
  • (Witness) Will: Ann Elliott is mentioned in the will of John Elliott dated 27 February 1680/81 at Rotherfield, Sussex, England.4

Family:

John Ashdown b. 6 Dec 1646

Children:

John Ashdown+ b. 17 May 1674
Alexander Ashdown+ b. 28 May 1676, d. 1754
Thomas Ashdown b. 15 Apr 1678
Ann Ashdown b. 28 Oct 1680, d. 1707
Nicholas Ashdown b. 19 Jul 1685
William Ashdown b. 17 Apr 1687
Edward Ashdown b. 19 Jan 1689/90
James Ashdown+ b. 21 Dec 1694, d. 1734

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S888] Will of Nicholas Barham of Wadhurst, Sussex, England, made 14 Nov 1652, proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 21 May 1653. (TNA: PROB 11/230/148).
  3. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  4. [S871] Will of John Ellyott of Rotherfield, Sussex, England, made 27 Feb1680/81, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Lewes, 20 Apr 1681. (ESRO: PBT/1/1/35/368B).

John Elliott

b. 6 March 1624/25, d. 1681

Parents:

Father: Alexander Elliott b. 1584/85, d. 1660
Mother: Constance Hepden b. 3 Oct 1596, d. b 1659
Last Edited: 3 May 2020
  • Baptism*: John Elliott was baptized on 6 March 1624/25 at St Dunstan, Mayfield, Sussex, England.1
  • He was the son of Alexander Elliott and Constance Hepden.
  • Anecdote: John Elliott's will of 1680/81 identifies his father as Alexander Elliott.2
  • (Witness) Will: John Elliott is mentioned in the will of John Elliott dated 13 August 1632 at Rotherfield, Sussex, England.3
  • Marriage*: John Elliott married Ann Barham, daughter of Nicholas Barham and Mary Hollands, on 30 April 1646 at Wadhurst, Sussex, England.4,5
  • Anecdote: The will of Ann's father, Nicholas Barham, confirms the marriage to John Elliott and mentions their first three living daughters as beneficiaries.5
  • (Witness) Will: John Elliott is mentioned in the will of Alexander Elliott dated 18 January 1658/59 at Mayfield, Sussex, England.6
  • Anecdote: At the Rotherfield manorial court held 23 Jan 1665/66, John Elliott was admitted to his father's many properties, including Jackhodges. The court record stated that John was his eldest son & heir.7
  • Anecdote: Quitclaim
    Date: 1 May 1667
    ESRO reference: AMS 5742/12
    Description: John Elliott of Rotherfield yeoman to his brother Alexander Elliott of Mayfield yeoman. His right in Ladiemeade, Rushiefield and Broomyfield (20a) in Mayfield
    Witnesses: Thomas Payne, John Summers. Endorsed: John Cruttenden.
  • (Witness) Will: John Elliott is mentioned in the will of Alexander Elliott dated 19 November 1675 at Mayfield, Sussex, England.8
  • Death*: John Elliott died in 1681 at Sussex, England.
  • Will*: John Elliott left a will made on 27 February 1680/81 at Rotherfield, Sussex, England.2
  • Anecdote*: Will of John Ellyott, Yeoman of Rotherfield, 1681
    (ESRO: ESRO: PBT/1/1/35/368B)
    Made: 27 Feb 1680/81
    Proved: 20 Apr 1681
    In the name of God Amen I John Ellyott of Rotherfield in ye County of Sussex yeoman being sick and weake but of a sound and perfect mind and memory praysed be God for ye same and considering the shortness of my life the certaynty of my death and the immortality of the tyme thereof and being desirous to settle that estate that … God in [his] mercy hath bestowed on me doe make my last will and testament in manner and form as following that is to say First and principally I commend my soule to God whoe gave it me and my body I commit to the earth from whence it was taken to be decently buryed in such Christian manner as my executors hereafter named shall think fit
    Item I give unto the poore of the parish of Rotherfield forty shillings to be distributed amongst them as my executors shall direct
    Item I doe hereby will order and request that all my debts shall be fully and faithfully satisfied and payed soe soon as my personall and real estate can be sould and I do make nominate and appoynt my loveing cozen Alexander Elliot of Mayfield in ye said County yeoman and John Lockyer of Rotherfield aforesaid yeoman sonn of Thomas Lockyer deceased joint executors of this my last will and testament whom I desire to sell my goods and personall estate soe soon as conveniently may be after my death and herewith and with the money arising by sale of my messuages lands tenements I (John Ellyott) will they shall pay all my debts that I shall iustly owe to any person or persons whatsoever and the better to enable my executors to pay my debts and to perform my will and for other uses intents and purposes in this my will lymitted I doe give all those my lands tenements and hereditaments whatsoever in Rotherfield aforesaid which is not already settled on my wife during her life for her joynture unto my said executors Alexander Ellyott and John Lockyer and their heirs to hold to them and their heirs to the intent that they and the survivors of them and the heirs of the survivors of them shall soe soon as conveniently may be after my death grant sell and dispose of the same to such person and persons and his and their heires as they shall think fit and for the most and best rate and price they may or can gett for ye same and the money arising by the sale or sales thereof shall (with the money arising by the sale of my goods and personall estate) pay all the debts that I shall owe at the tyme of my death to any person or persons whatsoever and the overplus thereof after payment of my debts I will that the same shall be payed and divided as hereafter I have limitted in this my will And whereas my father Alexander Ellyott did on the conclusion of my marriage with Anne my now wife settle my messuage wherein I now dwell and some lande thereunto belonging conteyning (John Ellyott) about one hundred and fifteen acres in Rotherfield aforesaid unto my said wife during her life now I doe by this my will corroborate the said Joynture and the Indenture of graunt hereof and I doe by this my will give will and devise the said messuage Lands tenements and premises with the appurtenances unto my said wife for and during her naturall life and from and after her death I give will and dispose the same with the appurtenances unto the said Alexander Ellyott and John Lockyer and their heirs to hold to them and their heirs to them in trust that they and the survivors of them and the heires of the survivors of them shall soe soon as conveniently may be after my wifes death sell the said messuage lands tenements and hereditaments with the appurtenances settled on my wife for her jointure of and for the most and best price they may get for the same and the money arising by the same and alsoe the overplus of the money arising by the sale of my other lands (if any shall be) shall be equally divided to and amongst all my daughters Elizabeth now the wife of Edward Dadswell Anne the wife of John Ashdowne Mary the wife of William Gilbert Ellen Ellyott and Frances Ellyott but my will and mind is that my executors shall lay out my daughter Dadswells part of the money given to her in the purchase of lands and tenements of a good and cleer tytle and shall settle the same on my said daughter Elizabeth for and during her naturall life and after her death (John Ellyott) on the yssue of my said daughter in such manner as my executors shall think fitt and I will that my executors shall discount and keep back out of the money given to my daughter Ashdowne the forty pounds which I give him my son in law Ashdowne on the conclusion of the marryage with my daughter Anne Any thing before in this my will contained to the contrary thereof in any wise notwithstanding and I doe order and appoint that my executors shall pay and allow themselves all such moneyes as they shall lay out about this my will and shall be payd for their trouble and losse of tyme and I give unto them twenty shillings a peece as a token of my love
    Item I give unto my wife one bedd bedstedle and all things as thereunto belonging and as they now stand and allow halfe my lynnen
    Item I give unto my three daughters Mary Ellen and Frances to each of them a bedd and all thinges belonging thereunto and as they now stand and alsoe all the rest of my lynnen equally to be divided between them
    Item I give unto my wife the use of my silver bowle during her life and after her death I will the same shall be sold and the money equally divided amongst my children
    Item I give unto my three daughters Mary Ellen and Frances to each of them two silver spoons in testimony whereof I the sayd John Ellyott to this my last will and testament being written in fower sheets to each sheet have subscribed my name and to the last sheet thereof have set my seale the seaven and twentieth day of February 1680. Annoqu Regni Regis Caroli Secundo Tricesimo tertio John Ellyott
    Signed sealed and published in the presence of us Richard Hutchinson senyor William Ashdowne Tho Hooper
    Proved at Lewes 20 April 1681.
    (Transcribed by Rosie Ansell January 2008.)
  • Burial*: John Elliott was buried on 4 March 1680/81 at St Denys, Rotherfield, Sussex, England.9
  • Probate: His estate was probated on 20 April 1681 at Archdeaconry of Lewes, Sussex, England.

Family:

Ann Barham b. 5 Jan 1618/19, d. 1700

Children:

Mary Elliott b. 29 Aug 1647, d. 1648
Elizabeth Elliott b. 4 Feb 1648/49
Ann Elliott+ b. 13 Nov 1650
Constance Elliott b. 8 Aug 1652, d. 1679
Mary Elliott+ b. 26 Nov 1654
Eleanor Elliott b. 25 Oct 1656
Frances Elliott b. c 1660

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S871] Will of John Ellyott of Rotherfield, Sussex, England, made 27 Feb1680/81, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Lewes, 20 Apr 1681. (ESRO: PBT/1/1/35/368B).
  3. [S875] Will of John Elliott of Rotherfield, Sussex, England, made 13 Aug 1632, proved in the Prerogative of Canterbury, 16 Oct 1632. (TNA:PROB 11/162/417).
  4. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  5. [S888] Will of Nicholas Barham of Wadhurst, Sussex, England, made 14 Nov 1652, proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 21 May 1653. (TNA: PROB 11/230/148).
  6. [S873] Will of Alexander Elliott of Mayfield, Sussex, England, made 18 Jan 1658/59, proved in the Prerogative of Canterbury, 11 Dec 1660. (TNA: PROB 11/302/553).
  7. [S464] Indexed translation of a court book of the manor of Rotherfield, 1631-1724 (ESRO: PAR 465/26/1/6) "p2. of PDF (Pullein 90b)."
  8. [S874] Will of Alexander Elliott of Mayfield, Sussex, England, made 19 Nov 1675, proved in the Prerogative of Canterbury, 12 Jan 1675/76. (TNA: PROB 11/350/50).
  9. [S25] Online Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Alexander Ashdown

b. 28 May 1676, d. 1754

Parents:

Father: John Ashdown b. 6 Dec 1646
Mother: Ann Elliott b. 13 Nov 1650
Last Edited: 9 Dec 2019

Family 1:

Elizabeth Piper d. 1713

Children:

John Ashdown b. 28 Feb 1701/2
Ann Ashdown b. 27 Dec 1706
Elizabeth Ashdown b. 1 Aug 1708, d. 1786

Family 2:

Ann Forster

Children:

Alexander Ashdown+ b. 18 Jan 1715/16
William Ashdown+ b. 27 Sep 1719, d. 1799

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,.

Thomas Ashdown

b. 15 April 1678

Parents:

Father: John Ashdown b. 6 Dec 1646
Mother: Ann Elliott b. 13 Nov 1650
Last Edited: 3 Dec 2019

Citations

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

Ann Ashdown

b. 28 October 1680, d. 1707

Parents:

Father: John Ashdown b. 6 Dec 1646
Mother: Ann Elliott b. 13 Nov 1650
Last Edited: 9 Dec 2019

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S872] Will of Ann Elliott of Mayfield, Sussex, England, made 11 Jan 1699/1700, proved in the Archdeaconry Court of Lewes, 12 Apr 1700. (ESRO: PBT/2/1/3/144).
  3. [S25] Online Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Nicholas Ashdown

b. 19 July 1685

Parents:

Father: John Ashdown b. 6 Dec 1646
Mother: Ann Elliott b. 13 Nov 1650
Last Edited: 3 Dec 2019

Citations

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

William Ashdown

b. 17 April 1687

Parents:

Father: John Ashdown b. 6 Dec 1646
Mother: Ann Elliott b. 13 Nov 1650
Last Edited: 3 Dec 2019

Citations

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

Edward Ashdown

b. 19 January 1689/90

Parents:

Father: John Ashdown b. 6 Dec 1646
Mother: Ann Elliott b. 13 Nov 1650
Last Edited: 3 Dec 2019

Citations

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

John Ashdown

b. 5 October 1645, d. December 1645

Parents:

Father: John Ashdown b. c 1620
Mother: Millicent Morley d. 1682
Last Edited: 16 Dec 2019

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 Ashdown

b. 6 July 1628

Parents:

Father: Richard Ashdown b. c 1580, d. 1649
Mother: Amy Gildridge d. c 1627
Last Edited: 1 Apr 2020

Family:

Mary Mancer b. c 1625

Children:

Mary Ashdown b. 12 Dec 1652
John Ashdown b. 30 Jun 1656
Thomas Ashdown b. 29 Mar 1657

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S861] Will of Richard Ashdowne of Buxted, Sussex, England, made 11 Apr 1649, proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 22 Oct 1649. (TNA: PROB 11/209/468).
  3. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.