Thomas Weller

     Thomas Weller married Anne Rothwell, daughter of Thomas Rothwell and Elizabeth Goffe, on 9 May 1711 at Ringmer, Sussex, England.1

Family

Anne Rothwell b. 18 Nov 1688
Marriage*
Thomas Weller married Anne Rothwell, daughter of Thomas Rothwell and Elizabeth Goffe, on 9 May 1711 at Ringmer, Sussex, England.1 
Child

Citations

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

Anne Rothwell

b. 18 November 1688
FatherThomas Rothwell
MotherElizabeth Goffe
     Anne Rothwell was baptized on 18 November 1688 at St Andrew, Alfriston, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Rothwell and Elizabeth Goffe.
Anne Rothwell married Thomas Weller on 9 May 1711 at Ringmer, Sussex, England.2
As of 9 May 1711, her married name was Weller.2

Family

Thomas Weller
Marriage*
Anne Rothwell married Thomas Weller on 9 May 1711 at Ringmer, Sussex, England.2 
Child

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.

Thomas Forde

b. 22 December 1674
FatherJohn Forde b. 20 Mar 1635/36
MotherMary Goodwin d. 1679
     Thomas Forde was born in 1674 at Ringmer, Sussex, England.
Thomas Forde was baptized on 22 December 1674 at St Mary the Virgin, Ringmer, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of John Forde and Mary Goodwin.

Citations

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

Anne Hover

b. circa 1670, d. between 1723 and 1733
     Anne Hover was born circa 1670 at Sussex, England.
As of 21 August 1696, her married name was Forde.1
Anne Hover married Thomas Forde, son of Thomas Forde and Mary (?), on 21 August 1696 at Wartling, Sussex, England.1
Anne Hover witnessed the admon of Thomas Forde dated 17 October 1711 at Deanery of South Malling, Sussex, England; Value: £119 4s 6d.2,3
Anne Hover died between 1723 and 1733 at Sussex, England. Burials of an Anne FORD at Hellingly in 1723 (" widow, of Ringmer") and at Ringmer, 1733 ("widow.")4

Family

Thomas Forde b. 14 Apr 1667, d. 1710
Marriage*
Anne Hover married Thomas Forde, son of Thomas Forde and Mary (?), on 21 August 1696 at Wartling, Sussex, England.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  2. [S916] Letters of administration of the estate of Thomas Foord of Ringmer, Sussex, England, granted by the Deanery of South Malling, 17 Oct 1711 (ESRO: PBT 2/1/5/306I).
  3. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "Film: 1067010; Image: 182."
  4. [S25] Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

John Forde

b. 17 May 1697
FatherThomas Forde b. 14 Apr 1667, d. 1710
MotherAnne Hover b. c 1670, d. bt 1723 - 1733
     John Forde was baptized on 17 May 1697 at St Mary the Virgin, Ringmer, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Thomas Forde and Anne Hover.
John Forde witnessed the admon of Thomas Forde dated 17 October 1711 at Deanery of South Malling, Sussex, England; Value: £119 4s 6d.2,3
John Forde is mentioned in the will of John Forde dated 19 August 1720 at Ringmer, Sussex, England.4

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S916] Letters of administration of the estate of Thomas Foord of Ringmer, Sussex, England, granted by the Deanery of South Malling, 17 Oct 1711 (ESRO: PBT 2/1/5/306I).
  3. [S388] Website "FamilySearch" (http://www.familysearch.org/) "Film: 1067010; Image: 182."
  4. [S917] Will of John Foord of Ringmer, Sussex, England, made 19 Aug 1720, proved in the Deanery of South Malling, 5 Aug 1723. (ESRO: PBT/2/1/6/39A).

Mary Forde

b. 6 June 1698
FatherThomas Forde b. 14 Apr 1667, d. 1710
MotherAnne Hover b. c 1670, d. bt 1723 - 1733
     Mary Forde was baptized on 6 June 1698 at St Mary the Virgin, Ringmer, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Forde and Anne Hover.

Citations

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

Anne Forde

b. 30 April 1700
FatherThomas Forde b. 14 Apr 1667, d. 1710
MotherAnne Hover b. c 1670, d. bt 1723 - 1733
     Anne Forde was baptized on 30 April 1700 at St Mary the Virgin, Ringmer, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Forde and Anne Hover.

Citations

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

Elizabeth Forde

b. 25 August 1702
FatherThomas Forde b. 14 Apr 1667, d. 1710
MotherAnne Hover b. c 1670, d. bt 1723 - 1733
     Elizabeth Forde was baptized on 25 August 1702 at St Mary the Virgin, Ringmer, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Forde and Anne Hover.
Elizabeth Forde is mentioned in the will of John Forde dated 19 August 1720 at Ringmer, Sussex, England.2

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S917] Will of John Foord of Ringmer, Sussex, England, made 19 Aug 1720, proved in the Deanery of South Malling, 5 Aug 1723. (ESRO: PBT/2/1/6/39A).

Susanna Forde

b. 18 June 1706, d. 1707
FatherThomas Forde b. 14 Apr 1667, d. 1710
MotherAnne Hover b. c 1670, d. bt 1723 - 1733
     Susanna Forde was baptized on 18 June 1706 at St Mary the Virgin, Ringmer, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Forde and Anne Hover.
Susanna Forde died in 1707 at Ringmer, Sussex, England.
Susanna Forde was buried on 16 May 1707 at St Mary the Virgin, Ringmer, Sussex, England, "daughter of Thomas."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,.

Edward Forde

b. 3 November 1708
FatherThomas Forde b. 14 Apr 1667, d. 1710
MotherAnne Hover b. c 1670, d. bt 1723 - 1733
     Edward Forde was baptized on 3 November 1708 at St Mary the Virgin, Ringmer, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Thomas Forde and Anne Hover.
Edward Forde is mentioned in the will of John Forde dated 19 August 1720 at Ringmer, Sussex, England.2

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S917] Will of John Foord of Ringmer, Sussex, England, made 19 Aug 1720, proved in the Deanery of South Malling, 5 Aug 1723. (ESRO: PBT/2/1/6/39A).

Ann Burton

      As of 2 February 1718/19, her married name was Forde.1
Ann Burton married John Forde, son of Thomas Forde and Mary (?), on 2 February 1718/19 at Ringmer, Sussex, England.1
Ann Burton is mentioned in the will of John Forde dated 19 August 1720 at Ringmer, Sussex, England.2

Family

John Forde b. 9 Apr 1665, d. 1723
Marriage*
Ann Burton married John Forde, son of Thomas Forde and Mary (?), on 2 February 1718/19 at Ringmer, Sussex, England.1 

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  2. [S917] Will of John Foord of Ringmer, Sussex, England, made 19 Aug 1720, proved in the Deanery of South Malling, 5 Aug 1723. (ESRO: PBT/2/1/6/39A).

John Forde

b. 20 March 1635/36
FatherJohn Forde b. c 1607, d. 1661
MotherRose Reade b. c 1615, d. 1670
     John Forde was born in 1635 at Ringmer, Sussex, England.
John Forde was baptized on 20 March 1635/36 at St Mary the Virgin, Ringmer, Sussex, England, "carpenter."1 He was the son of John Forde and Rose Reade.
John Forde married Mary Goodwin on 1 April 1657 at Glynde, Sussex, England, Mary of Ringmer.2
Rose Forde's will made on 6 Nov 1669 states that John Forde has four [surviving] children.
John Forde is mentioned in the will of Rose Reade dated 6 November 1669 at Ringmer, Sussex, England.3
Possible burial on 9 Jun 1689 at Ringmer, "senior of Broyle Gate". Coukld also be another John Forde though. Needs further work.

Family

Mary Goodwin d. 1679
Marriage*
John Forde married Mary Goodwin on 1 April 1657 at Glynde, Sussex, England, Mary of Ringmer.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. [S915] Will of Rose Foord of Ringmer, Sussex, England, made 6 Nov 1669, proved in the Deanery of South Malling, 3 Sep 1670. (ESRO: PBT 2/2/8/4).

Mary Goodwin

d. 1679
     Mary Goodwin married John Forde, son of John Forde and Rose Reade, on 1 April 1657 at Glynde, Sussex, England, Mary of Ringmer.1
As of 1 April 1657, her married name was Forde.1
Mary Goodwin died in 1679 at Ringmer, Sussex, England.
Mary Goodwin was buried on 9 March 1679 at St Mary the Virgin, Ringmer, Sussex, England, "wife of John."2

Family

John Forde b. 20 Mar 1635/36
Marriage*
Mary Goodwin married John Forde, son of John Forde and Rose Reade, on 1 April 1657 at Glynde, Sussex, England, Mary of Ringmer.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 Forde

b. circa 1607, d. 1661
FatherJohn Forde
MotherAnn or Mary (?)
     John Forde was born circa 1607 at Ringmer, Sussex, England. He was the son of John Forde and Ann or Mary (?)
There are two John Ford baptisms at Ringmer: 8 Sep 1605 (son of John & Anne Ford) and 5 Feb 1608/09 (son of John & Mary Ford). There is a marriage of a John FORD and Mary FOSTER on 14 Feb 1636/37 at Ringmer which states that this is for John FORD junior, however it is still not clear which baptism is correct. Further work required.
John Forde married Rose Reade on 9 February 1634/35 at Ringmer, Sussex, England.1
John Forde was a carpenter in 1636.2
John Forde died in 1661 at Ringmer, Sussex, England.
John Forde was buried on 6 April 1661 at St Mary the Virgin, Ringmer, Sussex, England, "carpenter."3

Family

Rose Reade b. c 1615, d. 1670
Marriage*
John Forde married Rose Reade on 9 February 1634/35 at Ringmer, Sussex, England.1 
Children

Citations

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

Rose Reade

b. circa 1615, d. 1670
     Rose Reade was born circa 1615 at Sussex, England.
Rose Reade and an unknown person obtained a marriage licence on 7 February 1634/35 at South Malling Peculiar, Sussex, England, John FORDE of Ringmer; Rose of the same parish.1
Rose Reade married John Forde, son of John Forde and Ann or Mary (?), on 9 February 1634/35 at Ringmer, Sussex, England.1
As of 9 February 1634/35, her married name was Forde.1
Probate diary
Reference:     WSRO: Ep/II/21/1
READE, Mary, of Laughton, spinster. Administration granted to Rose Foord alias R., her sister, on the bond of John F. of Ringmer, carpenter, and Thomas Anger of Horsted Parva, husbandman. 3 Nov. 1645. f.7r.
Rose Reade left a will made on 6 November 1669 at Ringmer, Sussex, England.2
Will of Rose Foord, Widow of Ringmer, 1670
(ESRO: PBT 2/2/8/4B)
Made: 6 Nov 1669
Proved: 3 Sep 1670
Familysearch film 1067016, image 214
In the name of God Amen: I Rose Foord of Ringmer in the County of Sussex widdow, late wife of John Foord deceased, being in good health and of good and perfect memory doe this sixt day of November Anno Dni 1669 make and constitute this my la[st] will and Testament in manner and forme following And first I bequeath my soule to God, and my body to the earth to be buried at the discretion of my executrices hereinafter named Item I give to my eldest sonne John Foord and his wife and to his foure children Ten shillings a peice to be paid within ^Three^ months next after my decease Item I give unto my sonne Thomas Foord and his wife and his Two children Ten shillings a peice to be paid within Three months next afer my decease Item I give unto my daughter Joane the wife of Francis Kid the sum[UND:][BOLD:]Will of Rose Foord, Widow of Ringmer, 1670 [:BOLD] [:UND](ESRO: PBT 2/2/8/4B) Made: 6 Nov 1669 Proved: 3 Sep 1670 Familysearch film 1067016, image 214 In the name of God Amen: I [BOLD:]Rose Foord[:BOLD] of Ringmer in the County of Sussex widdow, late wife of [BOLD:]John Foord[:BOLD] deceased, being in good health and of good and perfect memory doe this sixt day of November Anno Dni 1669 make and constitute this my la[st] will and Testament in manner and forme following And first I bequeath my soule to God, and my body to the earth to be buried at the discretion of my executrices hereinafter named Item I give to my eldest sonne [BOLD:]John Foord[:BOLD] and his wife and to his foure children Ten shillings a peice to be paid within ^Three^ months next after my decease Item I give unto my sonne [BOLD:]Thomas Foord [:BOLD]and his wife and his Two children Ten shillings a peice to be paid within Three months next afer my decease Item I give unto my daughter [BOLD:]Joane the wife of Francis Kid [:BOLD]the sum[m]e of Five pounds ^of lawfull English money^ to be paid within Three months next after my decease Item I give to the Two eldest children of my said daughter [BOLD:]Joane [:BOLD]the sum[m]e of Ten shillings a peice to be paid within Three months next after my decease Provided neverthelesse and my will is that if my said daughter [BOLD:]Joane[:BOLD] shall happen to dy before the said sum[m]me of Five pounds shall become payable as aforesaid, Then I doe will that the said sum[m]e of Five pounds shall (at such time as the same shall become payable as aforesaid) shall be paid (for the equall benefit and advantage of such children of the said [BOLD:]Joane[:BOLD] as shall be living when the said Five pounds shall be payable as aforesaid) unto such person or persons and in such manner and forme as my said sonne [BOLD:]John [:BOLD]shall by his writing under his hand and seale direct and appoint And in default of such direction or appointment as aforesaid or if my said son John should happen to be then dead Then I will that the said Five pounds shall be paid (for the equall benefit of the children of the said Joane as aforesaid) to such person or persons and in such manner and forme as my said sonne Thomas shall by writing under his hand and seale direct and appoint And lastly I make my daughter [BOLD:]Mary Foord [:BOLD]and my daughter [BOLD:]Sarah Foord[:BOLD] Executrices of this my will and Testament to whom (after my debts and legacys paid and funerall expences discharged) I give all the residue of my Goods and Chattells (the same to be equally divided between them) for ever ./. The marke of [BOLD:]Rose Foord[:BOLD] The above named [BOLD:]Rose Foord[:BOLD] did publish and declare this to be her last will and Testament in the p[re]sence of Hen: Shelley Mary Pelhm [sic] Probate: 3rd September 1670 to[BOLD:] Mary and Sarah Foord[:BOLD], daughters and executrices etc. (Transcribed by Claire Wickens, 5th October 2020)e of Five pounds ^of lawfull English money^ to be paid within Three months next after my decease Item I give to the Two eldest children of my said daughter Joane the sum[UND:][BOLD:]Will of Rose Foord, Widow of Ringmer, 1670 [:BOLD] [:UND](ESRO: PBT 2/2/8/4B) Made: 6 Nov 1669 Proved: 3 Sep 1670 Familysearch film 1067016, image 214 In the name of God Amen: I [BOLD:]Rose Foord[:BOLD] of Ringmer in the County of Sussex widdow, late wife of [BOLD:]John Foord[:BOLD] deceased, being in good health and of good and perfect memory doe this sixt day of November Anno Dni 1669 make and constitute this my la[st] will and Testament in manner and forme following And first I bequeath my soule to God, and my body to the earth to be buried at the discretion of my executrices hereinafter named Item I give to my eldest sonne [BOLD:]John Foord[:BOLD] and his wife and to his foure children Ten shillings a peice to be paid within ^Three^ months next after my decease Item I give unto my sonne [BOLD:]Thomas Foord [:BOLD]and his wife and his Two children Ten shillings a peice to be paid within Three months next afer my decease Item I give unto my daughter [BOLD:]Joane the wife of Francis Kid [:BOLD]the sum[m]e of Five pounds ^of lawfull English money^ to be paid within Three months next after my decease Item I give to the Two eldest children of my said daughter [BOLD:]Joane [:BOLD]the sum[m]e of Ten shillings a peice to be paid within Three months next after my decease Provided neverthelesse and my will is that if my said daughter [BOLD:]Joane[:BOLD] shall happen to dy before the said sum[m]me of Five pounds shall become payable as aforesaid, Then I doe will that the said sum[m]e of Five pounds shall (at such time as the same shall become payable as aforesaid) shall be paid (for the equall benefit and advantage of such children of the said [BOLD:]Joane[:BOLD] as shall be living when the said Five pounds shall be payable as aforesaid) unto such person or persons and in such manner and forme as my said sonne [BOLD:]John [:BOLD]shall by his writing under his hand and seale direct and appoint And in default of such direction or appointment as aforesaid or if my said son John should happen to be then dead Then I will that the said Five pounds shall be paid (for the equall benefit of the children of the said Joane as aforesaid) to such person or persons and in such manner and forme as my said sonne Thomas shall by writing under his hand and seale direct and appoint And lastly I make my daughter [BOLD:]Mary Foord [:BOLD]and my daughter [BOLD:]Sarah Foord[:BOLD] Executrices of this my will and Testament to whom (after my debts and legacys paid and funerall expences discharged) I give all the residue of my Goods and Chattells (the same to be equally divided between them) for ever ./. The marke of [BOLD:]Rose Foord[:BOLD] The above named [BOLD:]Rose Foord[:BOLD] did publish and declare this to be her last will and Testament in the p[re]sence of Hen: Shelley Mary Pelhm [sic] Probate: 3rd September 1670 to[BOLD:] Mary and Sarah Foord[:BOLD], daughters and executrices etc. (Transcribed by Claire Wickens, 5th October 2020)e of Ten shillings a peice to be paid within Three months next after my decease Provided neverthelesse and my will is that if my said daughter Joane shall happen to dy before the said sum[UND:][BOLD:]Will of Rose Foord, Widow of Ringmer, 1670 [:BOLD] [:UND](ESRO: PBT 2/2/8/4B) Made: 6 Nov 1669 Proved: 3 Sep 1670 Familysearch film 1067016, image 214 In the name of God Amen: I [BOLD:]Rose Foord[:BOLD] of Ringmer in the County of Sussex widdow, late wife of [BOLD:]John Foord[:BOLD] deceased, being in good health and of good and perfect memory doe this sixt day of November Anno Dni 1669 make and constitute this my la[st] will and Testament in manner and forme following And first I bequeath my soule to God, and my body to the earth to be buried at the discretion of my executrices hereinafter named Item I give to my eldest sonne [BOLD:]John Foord[:BOLD] and his wife and to his foure children Ten shillings a peice to be paid within ^Three^ months next after my decease Item I give unto my sonne [BOLD:]Thomas Foord [:BOLD]and his wife and his Two children Ten shillings a peice to be paid within Three months next afer my decease Item I give unto my daughter [BOLD:]Joane the wife of Francis Kid [:BOLD]the sum[m]e of Five pounds ^of lawfull English money^ to be paid within Three months next after my decease Item I give to the Two eldest children of my said daughter [BOLD:]Joane [:BOLD]the sum[m]e of Ten shillings a peice to be paid within Three months next after my decease Provided neverthelesse and my will is that if my said daughter [BOLD:]Joane[:BOLD] shall happen to dy before the said sum[m]me of Five pounds shall become payable as aforesaid, Then I doe will that the said sum[m]e of Five pounds shall (at such time as the same shall become payable as aforesaid) shall be paid (for the equall benefit and advantage of such children of the said [BOLD:]Joane[:BOLD] as shall be living when the said Five pounds shall be payable as aforesaid) unto such person or persons and in such manner and forme as my said sonne [BOLD:]John [:BOLD]shall by his writing under his hand and seale direct and appoint And in default of such direction or appointment as aforesaid or if my said son John should happen to be then dead Then I will that the said Five pounds shall be paid (for the equall benefit of the children of the said Joane as aforesaid) to such person or persons and in such manner and forme as my said sonne Thomas shall by writing under his hand and seale direct and appoint And lastly I make my daughter [BOLD:]Mary Foord [:BOLD]and my daughter [BOLD:]Sarah Foord[:BOLD] Executrices of this my will and Testament to whom (after my debts and legacys paid and funerall expences discharged) I give all the residue of my Goods and Chattells (the same to be equally divided between them) for ever ./. The marke of [BOLD:]Rose Foord[:BOLD] The above named [BOLD:]Rose Foord[:BOLD] did publish and declare this to be her last will and Testament in the p[re]sence of Hen: Shelley Mary Pelhm [sic] Probate: 3rd September 1670 to[BOLD:] Mary and Sarah Foord[:BOLD], daughters and executrices etc. (Transcribed by Claire Wickens, 5th October 2020)me of Five pounds shall become payable as aforesaid, Then I doe will that the said sum[UND:][BOLD:]Will of Rose Foord, Widow of Ringmer, 1670 [:BOLD] [:UND](ESRO: PBT 2/2/8/4B) Made: 6 Nov 1669 Proved: 3 Sep 1670 Familysearch film 1067016, image 214 In the name of God Amen: I [BOLD:]Rose Foord[:BOLD] of Ringmer in the County of Sussex widdow, late wife of [BOLD:]John Foord[:BOLD] deceased, being in good health and of good and perfect memory doe this sixt day of November Anno Dni 1669 make and constitute this my la[st] will and Testament in manner and forme following And first I bequeath my soule to God, and my body to the earth to be buried at the discretion of my executrices hereinafter named Item I give to my eldest sonne [BOLD:]John Foord[:BOLD] and his wife and to his foure children Ten shillings a peice to be paid within ^Three^ months next after my decease Item I give unto my sonne [BOLD:]Thomas Foord [:BOLD]and his wife and his Two children Ten shillings a peice to be paid within Three months next afer my decease Item I give unto my daughter [BOLD:]Joane the wife of Francis Kid [:BOLD]the sum[m]e of Five pounds ^of lawfull English money^ to be paid within Three months next after my decease Item I give to the Two eldest children of my said daughter [BOLD:]Joane [:BOLD]the sum[m]e of Ten shillings a peice to be paid within Three months next after my decease Provided neverthelesse and my will is that if my said daughter [BOLD:]Joane[:BOLD] shall happen to dy before the said sum[m]me of Five pounds shall become payable as aforesaid, Then I doe will that the said sum[m]e of Five pounds shall (at such time as the same shall become payable as aforesaid) shall be paid (for the equall benefit and advantage of such children of the said [BOLD:]Joane[:BOLD] as shall be living when the said Five pounds shall be payable as aforesaid) unto such person or persons and in such manner and forme as my said sonne [BOLD:]John [:BOLD]shall by his writing under his hand and seale direct and appoint And in default of such direction or appointment as aforesaid or if my said son John should happen to be then dead Then I will that the said Five pounds shall be paid (for the equall benefit of the children of the said Joane as aforesaid) to such person or persons and in such manner and forme as my said sonne Thomas shall by writing under his hand and seale direct and appoint And lastly I make my daughter [BOLD:]Mary Foord [:BOLD]and my daughter [BOLD:]Sarah Foord[:BOLD] Executrices of this my will and Testament to whom (after my debts and legacys paid and funerall expences discharged) I give all the residue of my Goods and Chattells (the same to be equally divided between them) for ever ./. The marke of [BOLD:]Rose Foord[:BOLD] The above named [BOLD:]Rose Foord[:BOLD] did publish and declare this to be her last will and Testament in the p[re]sence of Hen: Shelley Mary Pelhm [sic] Probate: 3rd September 1670 to[BOLD:] Mary and Sarah Foord[:BOLD], daughters and executrices etc. (Transcribed by Claire Wickens, 5th October 2020)e of Five pounds shall (at such time as the same shall become payable as aforesaid) shall be paid (for the equall benefit and advantage of such children of the said Joane as shall be living when the said Five pounds shall be payable as aforesaid) unto such person or persons and in such manner and forme as my said sonne John shall by his writing under his hand and seale direct and appoint And in default of such direction or appointment as aforesaid or if my said son John should happen to be then dead Then I will that the said Five pounds shall be paid (for the equall benefit of the children of the said Joane as aforesaid) to such person or persons and in such manner and forme as my said sonne Thomas shall by writing under his hand and seale direct and appoint And lastly I make my daughter Mary Foord and my daughter Sarah Foord Executrices of this my will and Testament to whom (after my debts and legacys paid and funerall expences discharged) I give all the residue of my Goods and Chattells (the same to be equally divided between them) for ever ./.
The marke of Rose Foord
The above named Rose Foord did publish and declare this to be her last will and Testament in the p an unknown person sence of
Hen: Shelley
Mary Pelhm [sic]
Probate: 3rd September 1670 to Mary and Sarah Foord, daughters and executrices etc.
(Transcribed by Claire Wickens, 5th October 2020.)
Rose Reade died in 1670 at Ringmer, Sussex, England.
Rose Reade was buried on 25 July 1670 at St Mary the Virgin, Ringmer, Sussex, England, "an old widow."3
Her estate was probated on 3 September 1670 at Deanery of South Malling, Sussex, England.

Family

John Forde b. c 1607, d. 1661
Marriage*
Rose Reade married John Forde, son of John Forde and Ann or Mary (?), on 9 February 1634/35 at Ringmer, Sussex, England.1 
Children

Citations

  1. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.
  2. [S915] Will of Rose Foord of Ringmer, Sussex, England, made 6 Nov 1669, proved in the Deanery of South Malling, 3 Sep 1670. (ESRO: PBT 2/2/8/4).
  3. [S25] Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Mary Forde

b. 15 July 1638
FatherJohn Forde b. c 1607, d. 1661
MotherRose Reade b. c 1615, d. 1670
     Mary Forde was baptized on 15 July 1638 at St Mary the Virgin, Ringmer, Sussex, England, "carpenter". Baptised as Marie, but called Mary in mother's will of 1669.1 She was the daughter of John Forde and Rose Reade.
Mary Forde is mentioned in the will of Rose Reade dated 6 November 1669 at Ringmer, Sussex, England.2

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S915] Will of Rose Foord of Ringmer, Sussex, England, made 6 Nov 1669, proved in the Deanery of South Malling, 3 Sep 1670. (ESRO: PBT 2/2/8/4).

Thomas Forde

b. 7 March 1640/41, d. February 1688/89
FatherJohn Forde b. c 1607, d. 1661
MotherRose Reade b. c 1615, d. 1670
     Thomas Forde was baptized on 7 March 1640/41 at St Mary the Virgin, Ringmer, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of John Forde and Rose Reade.
Thomas Forde married Mary (?) circa 1665 at Sussex, England.
Apprenticeship indenture
Date: 17 Jan 1668
ESRO reference: PAR 415/33/2
Description: Elizabeth Monger, apprenticed to Thomas Ford, Ringmer, carpenter, to be instructed in housewifery
Creator(s): Parish of St Thomas at Cliffe.
Thomas Forde is mentioned in the will of Rose Reade dated 6 November 1669 at Ringmer, Sussex, England.2
Thomas Forde was a carpenter in 1687.1
Thomas Forde died in February 1688/89 at Ringmer, Sussex, England, at age 47.
Thomas Forde was buried on 9 February 1688/89 at St Mary the Virgin, Ringmer, Sussex, England, "carpenter; bough of tree fell on him."3

Family

Mary (?) b. c 1642, d. 1715
Marriage*
Thomas Forde married Mary (?) circa 1665 at Sussex, England
Children

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S915] Will of Rose Foord of Ringmer, Sussex, England, made 6 Nov 1669, proved in the Deanery of South Malling, 3 Sep 1670. (ESRO: PBT 2/2/8/4).
  3. [S25] Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

Joane Forde

b. 7 March 1640/41
FatherJohn Forde b. c 1607, d. 1661
MotherRose Reade b. c 1615, d. 1670
     Joane Forde was baptized on 7 March 1640/41 at St Mary the Virgin, Ringmer, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of John Forde and Rose Reade.
As of circa 1665, her married name was Kid.
Joane Forde married Francis Kid circa 1665 at Sussex, England.2
Joane Forde is mentioned in the will of Rose Reade dated 6 November 1669 at Ringmer, Sussex, England.2
Note that a Joan AFORDE [a'Forde] married John Kid on 30 Nov 1567 at Fletching, so there may have been a family connection.3

Family

Francis Kid
Marriage*
Joane Forde married Francis Kid circa 1665 at Sussex, England.2 

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S915] Will of Rose Foord of Ringmer, Sussex, England, made 6 Nov 1669, proved in the Deanery of South Malling, 3 Sep 1670. (ESRO: PBT 2/2/8/4).
  3. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.

Edward Forde

b. 18 February 1643/44, d. April 1644
FatherJohn Forde b. c 1607, d. 1661
MotherRose Reade b. c 1615, d. 1670
     Edward Forde was baptized on 18 February 1643/44 at St Mary the Virgin, Ringmer, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of John Forde and Rose Reade.
Edward Forde died in April 1644 at Ringmer, Sussex, England.
Edward Forde was buried on 11 April 1644 at St Mary the Virgin, Ringmer, Sussex, England, "son of John & Rose."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,.

Elizabeth Forde

b. 18 February 1643/44, d. 1647
FatherJohn Forde b. c 1607, d. 1661
MotherRose Reade b. c 1615, d. 1670
     Elizabeth Forde was baptized on 18 February 1643/44 at St Mary the Virgin, Ringmer, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of John Forde and Rose Reade.
Elizabeth Forde died in 1647 at Ringmer, Sussex, England.
Elizabeth Forde was buried on 30 June 1647 at St Mary the Virgin, Ringmer, Sussex, England, "daughter of John, carpenter, & Rose."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,.

William Forde

b. 24 May 1646, d. 1647
FatherJohn Forde b. c 1607, d. 1661
MotherRose Reade b. c 1615, d. 1670
     William Forde was baptized on 24 May 1646 at St Mary the Virgin, Ringmer, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of John Forde and Rose Reade.
William Forde died in 1647 at Ringmer, Sussex, England.
William Forde was buried on 24 July 1647 at St Mary the Virgin, Ringmer, Sussex, England, "son of John & Rose."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,.

Elizabeth Forde

b. 8 July 1649, d. 1652
FatherJohn Forde b. c 1607, d. 1661
MotherRose Reade b. c 1615, d. 1670
     Elizabeth Forde was baptized on 8 July 1649 at St Mary the Virgin, Ringmer, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of John Forde and Rose Reade.
Elizabeth Forde died in 1652 at Ringmer, Sussex, England.
Elizabeth Forde was buried on 19 March 1652 at St Mary the Virgin, Ringmer, Sussex, England, "daughter of John & Rose."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,.

Mary (?)

b. circa 1642, d. 1715
     Mary (?) was born circa 1642 at Sussex, England.
Mary (?) married Thomas Forde, son of John Forde and Rose Reade, circa 1665 at Sussex, England.
As of circa 1665, her married name was Forde.
Apprenticeship indenture
Date: 17 Jan 1668
ESRO reference: PAR 415/33/2
Description: Elizabeth Monger, apprenticed to Thomas Ford, Ringmer, carpenter, to be instructed in housewifery
Creator(s): Parish of St Thomas at Cliffe.
Mary (?) died in 1715 at Ringmer, Sussex, England.
Mary (?) was buried on 13 April 1715 at St Mary the Virgin, Ringmer, Sussex, England, "widow, c73 years."1

Family

Thomas Forde b. 7 Mar 1640/41, d. Feb 1688/89
Marriage*
Mary (?) married Thomas Forde, son of John Forde and Rose Reade, circa 1665 at Sussex, England
Children

Citations

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

John Forde

b. 9 April 1665, d. 1723
FatherThomas Forde b. 7 Mar 1640/41, d. Feb 1688/89
MotherMary (?) b. c 1642, d. 1715
     John Forde was baptized on 9 April 1665 at St Mary the Virgin, Ringmer, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Thomas Forde and Mary (?)
John Forde married Ann Burton on 2 February 1718/19 at Ringmer, Sussex, England.2
John Forde left a will made on 19 August 1720 at Ringmer, Sussex, England.3
Will of John Foord of Ringmer, 1723
(ESRO:
Made: 19 Aug 1720 (Mem. 8 Jul 1723)
Proved: 5 Aug 1723
Familysearch: Film 1067010, Image 251
In the Name of God Amen the ninteenth day of August in the year of our Lord 1720 I John Foord of Ringmer in the County of Sussex being sick in Body but of Sound understanding and memory thanks be to God do make this my last Will and Testament in manner and forme following viz. First I committ my Soule to Allmighty God depending on the merritts of Jesus Christ hoping for his Sake and upon Repentance of my Sins th[at] my Sins will be forgiven & I shall be absolved at the day of Judgement my Body I bequeath to the Earth therein to be buried, As to my temporall Estate I give to my loving wife Anne all her own goods of what denominac[i]on soever as also twenty Five pounds Sterling w[hi]ch goods to be deliver[e]d & money paid w[i]thin three months w[i]thout any deduction, I give to my Sister Eliz wife of James Grinyer three pounds I give to my Sister Ann wife of John Carr five pounds I give to Eliz & Edward two children of my late brother Thomas Foord five pounds to each of them Lastly I constitute & appoint my Brother Edwd Foord & my Nephew Charles Tasker joynt Ex[ecut]ors of this my last Will & Testam[en]t In Witness whereunto I have hereunto Sett my Hand & affixed my Seale the day and year above written ( John Foord ) Signed Sealed published & Declared in the p an unknown person sence of us Henry Snook Isaac Butler Richard Nicholas //
Memorandum July 8th 1723
On [th]e Day aforesaid the Testator John Foord being of Sound mind and memory directed these alterac[i]ons in his last will viz. to Anne wife of John Carr in dead of 10£ he now giveth no more than Five pounds Item A Legacy given to Bridgett wife of Simon Humphrey to be Struck out and Legacy given to John Son of Thomas Foord Dec[eas]ed to be omitted & instead of three children interline the word two in the p an unknown person sence of us Henry Snooke Clerke Willm Burt Isaac Baly

Probate: 5th August 1723 to Edward Foord and Charles Tasker, executors.
(Transcribed by Claire Wickens, 18th September 2020.)
John Forde died in 1723 at Ringmer, Sussex, England.
John Forde was buried on 12 July 1723 at St Mary the Virgin, Ringmer, Sussex, England.4
His estate was probated on 5 August 1723 at Deanery of South Malling, Sussex, England.

Family

Ann Burton
Marriage*
John Forde married Ann Burton on 2 February 1718/19 at Ringmer, Sussex, England.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. [S917] Will of John Foord of Ringmer, Sussex, England, made 19 Aug 1720, proved in the Deanery of South Malling, 5 Aug 1723. (ESRO: PBT/2/1/6/39A).
  4. [S25] Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.

(?) Forde

b. 1652, d. September 1652
FatherJohn Forde b. c 1607, d. 1661
MotherRose Reade b. c 1615, d. 1670
     (?) Forde was born in 1652 at Ringmer, Sussex, England. He was the son of John Forde and Rose Reade.
(?) Forde died in September 1652 at Ringmer, Sussex, England.
(?) Forde was buried on 28 September 1652 at St Mary the Virgin, Ringmer, Sussex, England, "unbaptised son of John & Rose."

Mary Forde

b. 9 April 1670
FatherThomas Forde b. 7 Mar 1640/41, d. Feb 1688/89
MotherMary (?) b. c 1642, d. 1715
     Mary Forde was baptized on 9 April 1670 at St Mary the Virgin, Ringmer, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Forde and Mary (?)

Citations

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

Mary Forde

b. 30 April 1671
FatherThomas Forde b. 7 Mar 1640/41, d. Feb 1688/89
MotherMary (?) b. c 1642, d. 1715
     Mary Forde was baptized on 30 April 1671 at St Mary the Virgin, Ringmer, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Forde and Mary (?)
As of circa 1692, her married name was Tasker.
Mary Forde married John Tasker, son of John Tasker and Mary Simmons, circa 1692 at Sussex, England, Speculated, based on will of Mary's brother, John Ford of Ringmer, proved 1723.2
As of 5 January 1702/3, her married name was Martin.3
Mary Forde and Isaac Martin obtained a marriage licence on 5 January 1702/3 at South Malling Peculiar, Sussex, England.3

Family 1

John Tasker b. 19 Sep 1658, d. 1698
Marriage*
Mary Forde married John Tasker, son of John Tasker and Mary Simmons, circa 1692 at Sussex, England, Speculated, based on will of Mary's brother, John Ford of Ringmer, proved 1723.2 
Child

Family 2

Isaac Martin
Marriage License*
Mary Forde and Isaac Martin obtained a marriage licence on 5 January 1702/3 at South Malling Peculiar, Sussex, England.3 

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S917] Will of John Foord of Ringmer, Sussex, England, made 19 Aug 1720, proved in the Deanery of South Malling, 5 Aug 1723. (ESRO: PBT/2/1/6/39A).
  3. [S24] Index to Marriages, 1538-1837, Compact Disc SFHGCD003, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, 2008.

Elizabeth Forde

b. 14 September 1673
FatherThomas Forde b. 7 Mar 1640/41, d. Feb 1688/89
MotherMary (?) b. c 1642, d. 1715
     Elizabeth Forde was baptized on 14 September 1673 at St Mary the Virgin, Ringmer, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Forde and Mary (?)
As of 2 August 1698, her married name was Grinyer.2
Elizabeth Forde married James Grinyer on 2 August 1698 at Stanmer, Sussex, England, James GRENIER and Elizabeth FOORD.2
Elizabeth Forde is mentioned in the will of John Forde dated 19 August 1720 at Ringmer, Sussex, England.3

Family

James Grinyer
Marriage*
Elizabeth Forde married James Grinyer on 2 August 1698 at Stanmer, Sussex, England, James GRENIER and Elizabeth FOORD.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. [S917] Will of John Foord of Ringmer, Sussex, England, made 19 Aug 1720, proved in the Deanery of South Malling, 5 Aug 1723. (ESRO: PBT/2/1/6/39A).

Edward Forde

b. 25 June 1676
FatherThomas Forde b. 7 Mar 1640/41, d. Feb 1688/89
MotherMary (?) b. c 1642, d. 1715
     Edward Forde was baptized on 25 June 1676 at St Mary the Virgin, Ringmer, Sussex, England.1 He was the son of Thomas Forde and Mary (?)
Edward Forde is mentioned in the will of John Forde dated 19 August 1720 at Ringmer, Sussex, England.2

Citations

  1. [S23] Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.org.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S917] Will of John Foord of Ringmer, Sussex, England, made 19 Aug 1720, proved in the Deanery of South Malling, 5 Aug 1723. (ESRO: PBT/2/1/6/39A).

Ann Forde

b. 10 November 1678
FatherThomas Forde b. 7 Mar 1640/41, d. Feb 1688/89
MotherMary (?) b. c 1642, d. 1715
     Ann Forde was baptized on 10 November 1678 at St Mary the Virgin, Ringmer, Sussex, England.1 She was the daughter of Thomas Forde and Mary (?)
As of 15 January 1705/6, her married name was Carr.2
Ann Forde married John Carr on 15 January 1705/6 at Glynde, Sussex, England, Anne FORD of Ringmer, John CARE.2
Ann Forde is mentioned in the will of John Forde dated 19 August 1720 at Ringmer, Sussex, England.3

Family

John Carr
Marriage*
Ann Forde married John Carr on 15 January 1705/6 at Glynde, Sussex, England, Anne FORD of Ringmer, John CARE.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. [S917] Will of John Foord of Ringmer, Sussex, England, made 19 Aug 1720, proved in the Deanery of South Malling, 5 Aug 1723. (ESRO: PBT/2/1/6/39A).