John Thorpe

b. 10 March 1750/51

Parents:

Father: John Thorpe b. 9 Sep 1725, d. 1813
Mother: Sarah Pilbeam
Last Edited: 7 Dec 2021

Citations

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

Jane Thorpe

b. 1 October 1752

Parents:

Father: John Thorpe b. 9 Sep 1725, d. 1813
Mother: Sarah Pilbeam
Last Edited: 7 Dec 2021

Citations

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

Mary Thorpe

b. 10 October 1748

Parents:

Father: John Thorpe b. 9 Sep 1725, d. 1813
Mother: Sarah Pilbeam
Last Edited: 7 Dec 2021

Citations

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

William Thorpe

b. 1 June 1754

Parents:

Father: John Thorpe b. 9 Sep 1725, d. 1813
Mother: Sarah Pilbeam
Last Edited: 7 Dec 2021

Citations

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

Elizabeth Thorpe

b. 19 March 1758, d. May 1758

Parents:

Father: John Thorpe b. 9 Sep 1725, d. 1813
Mother: Sarah Pilbeam
Last Edited: 7 Dec 2021

Citations

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

Bet Thorpe

b. 15 April 1759

Parents:

Father: John Thorpe b. 9 Sep 1725, d. 1813
Mother: Sarah Pilbeam
Last Edited: 7 Dec 2021

Citations

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

Anne Thorpe

b. 4 January 1761, d. May 1761

Parents:

Father: John Thorpe b. 9 Sep 1725, d. 1813
Mother: Sarah Pilbeam
Last Edited: 7 Dec 2021

Citations

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

Mary Skinner

d. 1794
Last Edited: 7 Dec 2021

Family:

George Thorpe b. 29 Feb 1756, d. 1834

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.uk/, ongoing project,.

Hetty Thorpe

b. 20 April 1800

Parents:

Father: George Thorpe b. 29 Feb 1756, d. 1834
Mother: Martha Taylor b. 11 Dec 1764, d. 1852
Last Edited: 7 Dec 2021

Citations

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

Jonathan Thorpe

b. 10 September 1803

Parents:

Father: George Thorpe b. 29 Feb 1756, d. 1834
Mother: Martha Taylor b. 11 Dec 1764, d. 1852
Last Edited: 7 Dec 2021
  • Baptism*: Jonathan Thorpe was baptized on 10 September 1803 at St Mary, Barcombe, Sussex, England, Mother given as Mary.1
  • He was the son of George Thorpe and Martha Taylor.
  • Marriage*: Jonathan Thorpe married Elizabeth Chatfield on 29 December 1823 at Chailey, Sussex, England, Jonathan a binder; Elizabeth of this parish.2
  • Anecdote*: Title: Lewes Sessions: orders relating to poor relief
    Date: 16 Jan 1824
    Repository: East Sussex Record Office
    ESRO reference: QO/46/1824-01-16
    THORPE Jonathan, wife Elizabeth; JP's order removing them from Chailey to Barcombe recorded and confirmed.
  • Emigration*: Jonathan Thorpe emigrated in 1854 to New South Wales, Australia, The passenger list says he was born in Barcombe about 1803 and his parents were named George and Martha.

Family:

Elizabeth Chatfield

Children:

William Thorpe b. 18 Apr 1824
George Thorpe b. 22 Apr 1827
Ann Thorpe b. 9 Jan 1831
Alfred Thorpe b. 23 Mar 1834
James Thorpe b. 19 Nov 1837
Henry Thorpe b. 25 Oct 1840
Charles Thorpe b. 5 Nov 1843

Citations

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

Mercy Thorpe

b. 10 September 1803

Parents:

Father: George Thorpe b. 29 Feb 1756, d. 1834
Mother: Martha Taylor b. 11 Dec 1764, d. 1852
Last Edited: 7 Dec 2021

Citations

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

Richard Thorpe

b. 30 June 1805

Parents:

Father: George Thorpe b. 29 Feb 1756, d. 1834
Mother: Martha Taylor b. 11 Dec 1764, d. 1852
Last Edited: 7 Dec 2021

Citations

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

Elizabeth Chatfield

Last Edited: 7 Dec 2021
  • Married Name: As of 29 December 1823, her married name was Thorpe.
  • Marriage*: Elizabeth Chatfield married Jonathan Thorpe, son of George Thorpe and Martha Taylor, on 29 December 1823 at Chailey, Sussex, England, Jonathan a binder; Elizabeth of this parish.1
  • Anecdote*: Title: Lewes Sessions: orders relating to poor relief
    Date: 16 Jan 1824
    Repository: East Sussex Record Office
    ESRO reference: QO/46/1824-01-16
    THORPE Jonathan, wife Elizabeth; JP's order removing them from Chailey to Barcombe recorded and confirmed.

Family:

Jonathan Thorpe b. 10 Sep 1803

Children:

William Thorpe b. 18 Apr 1824
George Thorpe b. 22 Apr 1827
Ann Thorpe b. 9 Jan 1831
Alfred Thorpe b. 23 Mar 1834
James Thorpe b. 19 Nov 1837
Henry Thorpe b. 25 Oct 1840
Charles Thorpe b. 5 Nov 1843

Citations

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

Richard Thorpe

b. 6 January 1723/24

Parents:

Father: John Thorpe b. 2 Feb 1700/1, d. 1746
Mother: Mary (?)
Last Edited: 7 Dec 2021

Citations

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

Elizabeth Thorpe

b. 16 November 1727

Parents:

Father: John Thorpe b. 2 Feb 1700/1, d. 1746
Mother: Mary (?)
Last Edited: 7 Dec 2021

Citations

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

William Thorpe

b. 16 March 1729/30

Parents:

Father: John Thorpe b. 2 Feb 1700/1, d. 1746
Mother: Mary (?)
Last Edited: 7 Dec 2021

Citations

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

Mary Thorpe

b. 8 May 1732

Parents:

Father: John Thorpe b. 2 Feb 1700/1, d. 1746
Mother: Mary (?)
Last Edited: 7 Dec 2021

Citations

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

Benjamin Thorpe

b. 4 April 1738

Parents:

Father: John Thorpe b. 2 Feb 1700/1, d. 1746
Mother: Mary (?)
Last Edited: 7 Dec 2021

Citations

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

William Thorpe

b. 18 April 1824

Parents:

Father: Jonathan Thorpe b. 10 Sep 1803
Mother: Elizabeth Chatfield
Last Edited: 7 Dec 2021

Citations

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

George Thorpe

b. 22 April 1827

Parents:

Father: Jonathan Thorpe b. 10 Sep 1803
Mother: Elizabeth Chatfield
Last Edited: 7 Dec 2021

Citations

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

Ann Thorpe

b. 9 January 1831

Parents:

Father: Jonathan Thorpe b. 10 Sep 1803
Mother: Elizabeth Chatfield
Last Edited: 7 Dec 2021

Citations

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

Alfred Thorpe

b. 23 March 1834

Parents:

Father: Jonathan Thorpe b. 10 Sep 1803
Mother: Elizabeth Chatfield
Last Edited: 7 Dec 2021

Citations

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

James Thorpe

b. 19 November 1837

Parents:

Father: Jonathan Thorpe b. 10 Sep 1803
Mother: Elizabeth Chatfield
Last Edited: 7 Dec 2021

Citations

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

Henry Thorpe

b. 25 October 1840

Parents:

Father: Jonathan Thorpe b. 10 Sep 1803
Mother: Elizabeth Chatfield
Last Edited: 7 Dec 2021

Citations

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

Charles Thorpe

b. 5 November 1843

Parents:

Father: Jonathan Thorpe b. 10 Sep 1803
Mother: Elizabeth Chatfield
Last Edited: 7 Dec 2021

Citations

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

Frederick George Curtis

b. circa 1865, d. 1903

Parents:

Father: Peter Curtis b. c 1837
Mother: Harriet Howell b. 1834
Last Edited: 14 Dec 2021

BW172 George Fletcher

b. 5 March 1626/27, d. 1695
George Fletcher's token, 1659.

Parents:

Father: William Fletcher b. 18 Nov 1596, d. 1658
Mother: Margaret Lause d. 1647
Last Edited: 31 Jan 2022
  • Baptism*: BW172 George Fletcher was baptized on 5 March 1626/27 at St Andrew, West Tarring, Sussex, England, FLETCHCR.1
  • He was the son of William Fletcher and Margaret Lause.
  • Marriage*: BW172 George Fletcher married Elizabeth (?) circa 1656 at England.
  • Occupation*: BW172 George Fletcher was a mercer in 1657.
  • Anecdote*: The following document is held at the WSRO:
    Reference: WSRO: WISTON/2486
    Title:     Assignment of extent, in consideration of 'a certain sum', from John Eversfeild of Steyning, gent., and Anthony Eversfeild of Washington, gent., to William and George Fletcher of Tarring, mercers.
    Date:     4 Jan 1657/8.
  • Anecdote: George Fletcher issued a merchant's token in 1659 (identified as Williamson 172 or Kerridge & de Ruiter 113).
  • Marriage*: BW172 George Fletcher married Mary Dale on 23 June 1672 at West Tarring, Sussex, England, Mary DALE, widow.2
  • Death*: BW172 George Fletcher died in 1695 at West Tarring, Sussex, England.
  • Burial*: BW172 George Fletcher was buried on 20 January 1695 at St Andrew, West Tarring, Sussex, England, "Mr."3

Family 1:

Elizabeth (?) d. 1666

Children:

William Fletcher b. 21 Mar 1657/58
Elizabeth Fletcher b. c 1660, d. Nov 1660
Margaret Fletcher b. c 1661, d. Aug 1661
George Fletcher b. 12 Nov 1663
Francis Fletcher b. 12 Dec 1664, d. 1675

Family 2:

Mary Dale d. 1702

Child:

Elizabeth Fletcher b. 1 Sep 1676

Citations

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

William Fletcher

b. 18 November 1596, d. 1658

Parents:

Father: John Fletcher d. 1607
Mother: Jane Lee d. 1607
Last Edited: 18 Dec 2021
  • Baptism*: William Fletcher was baptized on 18 November 1596 at St Andrew, West Tarring, Sussex, England, FLECHER.1
  • He was the son of John Fletcher and Jane Lee.
  • Marriage*: William Fletcher married Margaret Lause on 12 February 1620/21 at West Tarring, Sussex, England.
  • Anecdote: William Fletcher of Tarring, mercer, was a witness to the will of Dorothy White of Tarring, proved 13 Oct 1650. (ESRO: SAS/RF 2/175.)
  • Occupation*: William Fletcher was a mercer (WSRO: WISTON/2486) in 1657.
  • Death*: William Fletcher died in 1658 at West Tarring, Sussex, England.
  • Anecdote*: The following document is held at the WSRO:
    Reference: WSRO: WISTON/2486
    Title:     Assignment of extent, in consideration of 'a certain sum', from John Eversfeild of Steyning, gent., and Anthony Eversfeild of Washington, gent., to William and George Fletcher of Tarring, mercers.
    Date:     4 Jan 1657/8.
  • Will*: William Fletcher left a will made on 22 May 1658 at West Tarring, Sussex, England.2
  • Will/Adm Transcript*: Will of William Fletcher, West Tarring 1658
    (TNA: Prob 11/281/295)
    Made: 22 May 1658
    Proved: 28 Jun 1658
    In the Name of God Amen the two and twentith daie of May in the yeare of our lord Christ one thousand Sixe hundred Fiftie and eight I William Fletcher of west Tareing in the County of Sussex gent Being sicke in bodie but of good and perfecte remembrance (Thankes be to God) Doe make and ordaine this my last will and testament in manner and forme followinge First I bequeath my soule into the hands of Almighty God And my bodie to the ground whereof it was made Imprimis I give and bequeath to the poore of the parish of west Tarringe the summe of thirtie shillings Item I give will and bequeath unto my sonne William Fletcher the summe of three hundred pounds of currant English money to be paid by my Executor within sixe monethes after my decease Item I give will and bequeath unto Joseph Fletcher my sonne the summe of three hundred and Fifty pounds of currant English money to be paid by my Executor within sixe monethes after my decease Item I give will and bequeath unto my sonne George Fletcher the summe of Fiftie pounds of currant English money to be paid within sixe monethes after my decease Item I give will and bequeath unto my said sonne George Fletcher all my interest and terme which I have yet to come of and in one lease of certaine Lands lyeing in Heene which I hold of Sackfield Graves gent Item I give and bequeath unto my Cousin Elizabeth Sadler the wife of Henry Sadler the summe of tenn pounds of currant money to be paid within sixe monethes after my decease And I likewise give and forgive unto the said Elizabeth Sadler all such money as she or Henry Sadler her husband now oweth me Item I give and bequeath unto Thomas Dudman my servant the summe of Five pounds of currant money to be paid within sixe monethes after my decease And likewise I give & bequeath unto the said Thomas Dudman all my wearing apparrell Except one Cloake one little Coate one paire of breeches and one Hatt which I never yet did weare Item I give and bequeath unto Elizabeth Dumbrill my servant maide the summe of thirtie shillings Item I give will and bequeath unto Mary the daughter of my sonne Thomas Fletcher the summe of one hundred pounds of currant English money to be paid unto her when she shall accomplish the age of one and twentie yeares or at her day of marriage which shall first happen Item I give will and bequeath unto all the rest of my Grandchildren which are now borne the summe of twentie pounds a peece to be paid to every and each of them as they shall accomplish the severall ages of one and twentie yeares or the daies of their severall marriages respectively which of them shall first happen Item I give will and bequeath unto William Fletcher my sonne and to his heires for ever all that my freehold Land with th'appurtenances lyeing in Tarringe which I lately purchased of Sir Henry Garraway now in the occupacion of James Graves Item I give unto Joseph Fletcher my sonne all the right terme and interest which yett I have to come of and in two leases of two little crofts or closes lyeing against Offington now in the occupacion of Thomas Johnson And likewise all my terme and interest unexpired of one lease of one Acre of land lyeing in the west Common feild of Heene in the South furlonge belowe the windmill there standinge Item I give and bequeath unto my sonne John Fletcher and to his heires for ever halfe an Acre of Coppyhold Land lying in Salveington which I purchased of one Robert Floate And also one moeity of a house and Barne standing thereupon Item I give and bequeath unto my said sonne John Fletcher all other my Leases mortgages Bonds Bills surrenders goods Chattells and household stuffe whatsoever not before given and bequeathed for and towards the payment of all such debts and legacies as shall be iustly due And I doe make and ordaine the said John Fletcher my sonne my sole and whole Executor of this my last will and testament And I doe hereby renounce all other former wills and declare this to be my last will and testament written in three sheetes of paper In wittnesse whereof I have hereunto sett my seale and have subscribed my name to every sheete the day and yeare above written William Fletcher Sealed and Declared to be the last will and testament of the said William Fletcher in the presence of William Pype Cleric Will. Oliver
    Probate: London, 28th June 1658, to John Fletcher son and executor named in the will.
    (Transcribed by Claire Wickens, 8th December 2021 for Geoffrey Barber.)
  • Burial*: William Fletcher was buried on 7 June 1658 at St Andrew, West Tarring, Sussex, England.3
  • Probate: His estate was probated on 28 June 1658 at Prerogative Court of Canterbury, London, England.

Family:

Margaret Lause d. 1647

Children:

Margaret Fletcher b. 14 Dec 1621
John Fletcher b. 27 Jun 1624
William Fletcher BW44+ b. 15 Jan 1625/26, d. 25 Oct 1675
BW172 George Fletcher+ b. 5 Mar 1626/27, d. 1695
Thomas Fletcher+ b. 30 Nov 1628
Joseph Fletcher b. 26 Jun 1631

Citations

  1. [S23] Online Index to Baptisms, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.uk/, ongoing project,.
  2. [S1020] Will of William Fletcher of West Tarring, Sussex, England, made 22 May 1658, proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, 28 Jun 1658. (TNA: PROB 11/281/295).
  3. [S25] Online Index to Burials, 1538 onwards, compiled by Sussex Family History Group, http://www.sfhg.uk/, ongoing project,.

John Fletcher

d. 1607
Last Edited: 18 Dec 2021

Family 1:

Margaret (?) d. 1579

Children:

Elizabeth Fletcher b. 14 Oct 1561
John Fletcher b. 13 Jan 1563, d. Feb 1563
Joan Fletcher b. 21 May 1564, d. May 1564
Ann Fletcher b. 18 Aug 1565, d. 1575
John Fletcher b. 19 Jan 1566, d. 1607

Family 2:

Jane Lee d. 1607

Children:

Sarah Fletcher b. 20 May 1583
Elizabeth Fletcher b. 17 Nov 1585
John Fletcher b. 22 Sep 1588
Thomas Fletcher b. 29 Oct 1591
William Fletcher+ b. 18 Nov 1596, d. 1658

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.uk/, ongoing project,.

Margaret Lause

d. 1647
Last Edited: 18 Dec 2021

Family:

William Fletcher b. 18 Nov 1596, d. 1658

Children:

Margaret Fletcher b. 14 Dec 1621
John Fletcher b. 27 Jun 1624
William Fletcher BW44+ b. 15 Jan 1625/26, d. 25 Oct 1675
BW172 George Fletcher+ b. 5 Mar 1626/27, d. 1695
Thomas Fletcher+ b. 30 Nov 1628
Joseph Fletcher b. 26 Jun 1631

Citations

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