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Broadwater ... Burwash
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Sandy Family - (Broadwater - Sussex)
I would welcome any data possible on members of the Sandy family registered in Broadwater in the 19th. Century. Thanks.
Family Surnames: Sandy
Guils of Broadwater/Poling - (Broadwater - Sussex)
I am researching the Guiles who moved to Broadwater from Poling around 1806.
Family Surnames: Guile
Brace of Broadwater - (Broadwater - Sussex)
Albert and Alice Brace most of children lived in and around Broadwater. Florence Annie Brace married Chester Hazen Middlemiss and lived at 55 Ruskin Rd all of their lives.
Family Surnames: Brace, Middlemiss,
Broadwater - (Broadwater - Sussex)
According to my understanding Broadwater was on the outskirts of Worthing until they merged. I have a postcard addressed to an Miss E Crane,37 Queen Steet, Broadwater in 1905. My ancestral line is Cranes and they originally came from Chesham, Bucks to Singleton and then some settled in Worthing, and others went to Boston, Mass.USA. Does anyone know who Miss E Crane was? Other connections are Wests, Hibberd, and Seward.
Family Surnames: Crane/West/Hibberd/Seward
Broadwater - Guiel - (Broadwater - Sussex)
I am interested in any information on the Guiel family, living in Broadwater, West Sussex from 1830's. Many thanks
Bacon Burns Burnes - (Burgess Hill - Sussex)
Family Surnames: Bacon Burns Burnes
Re Literary Institute - (Burgess Hill - Sussex)
From Cassells Gazetteer c1896 Burgess Hill : 1891 Population : 4,413 - Has a Literary Institute with free billiard,concert,reading and smoking rooms.
Braysher Family - (Burgess Hill - Sussex)
Names: Braysher
Family Surnames: Braysher
nathaneil mercer - (Burgess Hill - Sussex)
My husbands grandfather was born in Burgess Hill in 1869 Mother mary jenner from Cuckfield. Her father ran the Kings Head hotel there. Looking for Nathaneils father, any help apprieciated
packham - (Burgess Hill - Sussex)
looking for information on frederick and margaret packham who lived in burgess hill 1914-1950. their children were eric, freda, pamela, and edward.
Jupp - (Burgess Hill - Sussex)
Clara Jupp married Frank Cattaway on May 30th 1918 at the parish church of B.hill. I am looking for any info on either family. They were my wife's parents, and subsequently lived in Brighton
Family Surnames: Jupp
james & edith stoner burgess hill area - (Burgess Hill - Sussex)
i am looking for information on my great grandfather.he worked as a gardener in or around burgess hill sussex in the 1900.he had a son called james who was born in 1908,the birth was regiserd in hurspierpoint.i have his birth certificate but its hard to read.
Family Surnames: Stoner
Henry Daniels - (Burgess Hill - Sussex)
Am looking for relatives of Henry Daniels. Aged 23yrs in 1901 census
Family Surnames: Daniels
reddy/robertson/terras - (Burgess Hill - Sussex)
does anyone have any information on the reddy family that lived in burgess hill dont know address am trying to trace family tree with very little info all i know about the property is that it was bombed in worldwar two no one killed but all that survived of the property was the piano!! names am looking for are michael joseph reddy married to elizabeth terras robertson they had 5 children that we know of michael joseph jnr john(jack) terras thomas daniel, francis david and a girl katherine any info greatly appreciated
Family Surnames: Reddy
Oram/Wickens - Burgess Hill, Sussex - (Burgess Hill - Sussex)
I am looking for info on my g.grandparents, Lucy Oram (c. 1849) and Henry John Wickens (c. 1854)both born in Burgess Hill. Children: Charles, Albert, Margaret, Emily & Elizabeth. Lived in Basingstoke in 1901.
Family Surnames: Oram
King's Head Burgess Hill - (Burgess Hill - Sussex)
Looking for C.G.Lorenz, who ran the pub King's Head pre WW2. Daughter Phoebe known to my mother, Dorothy Sheila Young.
Family Surnames: Lorenz, Young
William Bretton Lawyer Burgess - (Burgess Hill - Sussex)
Hi All, I am searching for ancestors of William Bretton who arrived in Maryland on 12th January, 1637 together with his wife Mary Nabb and son William aged four born in 1633. Mother's parent's Thomas Nabbs and his wife and 3 servants John Mansell,Richard Harris, and James Jelfe. William Bretton, was well known to the Calvert family ( Lord Baltimore) and was persuaded to come to the Provence He must have been a man of some means as he transported a number of people, was well educated and was referred to as: Gentleman and the fact that he came to Maryland (in America) to take up a post of Clerk of the Council Provincial Court, Judge Coroner and Lord of the Manor, was borne out by the fact that he attended his first General Assembly less than 2 weeks after arriving and was invited to take up the post by the Governor. On death of his wife he married again and one daughter born of this second marriage PS his home in Maryland, High Hoyland He called"Little Bretton" So background information on this early voyager to America, and one of the earliest to hold land in New York on Stretton Island is interesting for all of us, whether he was from our wing of the family or not. All my best Barbara
Family Surnames: Bretton
Edward Sumpter - (Burnt Oak - Sussex)
Seeking family history of Edward Sumpter born 1934. Only child of single mom. Don't know anything about his dad, not even a name.
Family Surnames: Sumpter
Greenfield And Mcmahon - (Burpham - Sussex)
Mary GREENFIELD born in Burpham 1809 to Edward GREENFIELD and Hannah GAMMON. Looking for information on her marriage to James McMAHON of Dublin. Children were all born in Arundel.
Family Surnames: Greenfield Mcmahon
Stanford And Page - (Burpham - Sussex)
Seeking any information on the above families that lived in Burpham and surrounding areas
Family Surnames: Stanford And Page
BURPHAM - (Burpham - Sussex)
Information required on Rueben STANFORD and Sarah Frances PAGE
Family Surnames: Stanford, Page
Holmes - (Burpham - Sussex)
Looking for any historical information or connections to this family in Burpham.
Family Surnames: Holmes
Parsons Of Burwash - (Burwash - Sussex)
i am looking for information on robert and richard parsons of burwash.
Family Surnames: Parsons
George Sawyer of Burwash - (Burwash - Sussex)
Looking for descendants of George Sawyer, b. abt. May 6 1821 in Burwash and info on his wife, Hannah Budd. Children were Agnes, Laura, Judith, William, and Mary. I am descendant from William
Family Surnames: Sawyer, Budd
Honeysett - Hyland - Dann - Russell - Balcombe - (Burwash - Sussex)
I am searching all families of Honeysett, Dann, Russell, Hyland, Balcombe and Tester who lived in Burwash, Sussex. My ancestors Eliza and Thomas Honeysett junior moved to Australia in 1839. Tom's wife was Eliza Russell, hence the families of Russell and Dann, Balcombe have become entwined. Tom's mother was Elizabeth Honeysett (nee Hyland) she is buried at Burwash with her husband Thomas Honeysett senior. Any help with any lines would be most appreciated. Thanks in adavance, Tom W.
Family Surnames: Honeysett, Dann, Russell, Hyland, Balcombe, Tester
BYNE, CONEY, JARVIS - (Burwash - Sussex)
I am looking for info. on the following families. John BYNE (1555-1614) of Burwash & Wadhurst, yeoman. His only son Thomas BYNE died at Wadhurst in 1618, leaving his lands to be divided between his sisters & co-heirs. John BYNE's daughters were -Elizabeth (Mrs Abraham MANSER, yeoman of Wadhurst), Helen (Mrs Mark CONEY, yeoman of Burwash), Faintnot (Mrs Henry GOLDSMITH, gent. of Burwash), Mary (Mrs Francis LUCAS, yeoman of Barcombe), Judith (Mrs John BAKER, yeoman of Wadhurst) and Anne (Mrs Christopher MANSER, yeoman of Burwash). My line follows Mark & Helen CONEY, their daughter Elizabeth married Thomas JARVIS, yeoman of Ticehurst. Their eldest surv. son was Mark JARVIS (1627-78), citizen & sadler of London. Mark's only surv. son wasEdward JARVIS (1666-95), gent. of Ticehurst.
Family Surnames: Byne, Coney, Jarvis, Manser, Goldsmith, Lucas, Baker
re Thos Jarvis and family - (Burwash - Sussex)
have Thos.Jarvis c 1605 Burwash m.4 may 1624 to elizabeth cony or conny had several children one of them is Mark either b or c 1627 Mayfield
Family Surnames: Jarvis
Isaac Blackford - (Burwash - Sussex)
Isaac was born in 1824 and married Martha Brooker in 1847. They had 9 children to my knowledge and their son Amos and Louisa had 10. Have subsequently established that Isaacs parents were Thomas and Rebecca Woodsell who were both born in the 1780's. Interested to hear from anyone researching Blackfords in the Burwash, Mayfield areas.
Family Surnames: Blackford
Garden family - from Scotland to Sussex - (Burwash - Sussex)
George GARDEN (ca. 1836), wife Helen and children moved from Newhills, Aberdeenshire Scotland sometime after the 1881 census. Children are: Elizabeth (1863), George (1866), Margaret Fraser (1868), Helen (1870), James (1874), Jane (1878) and William(1880). All children were born in Newhills, Aberdeenshire.
Family Surnames: Garden
Richardson and Garden - (Burwash - Sussex)
Margaret Fraser GARDEN born in Newhills, Aberdeenshire, Scotland in 1868 came with her family to Burwash, Sussex sometime after the 1881 census. She married William James RICHARDSON, a miller from Burwash in 1893. In the 1901 census they have threechildren: Ellen F., Elizabeth Mary and George William. No doubt they had more children, but my trail stops here.
Family Surnames: Richardson, Garden
A Mystery! - (Burwash - Sussex)
I run a charity shop in uckfield. I have had a donation of a mug which looks to be Edwardian/Victorian. on it is painted "A present from West Burwash". I cannot find any details re the existence of West Burwash. The piece is very english looking and the only other Burwash i have found is in Canada. Any ideas?
OSBORN - (Burwash - Sussex)
On the same day that my Gt. Grandfather George Osborn married Ruth Booth in Etchingham,1868, a Samuel Osborn married a Mary Barton. I have no evidence that George & Samuel were related and have not found SAMUEL & MARY AT THE 1881 OR 1901 CENSUS RETURNS.
Family Surnames: Osborn
Macomber-Pullen Marriage,1565. - (Burwash - Sussex)
I'm trying to find out more about Margareta Macomber who married one Jordanus Pullen on 13 August,1565.I wish to know of her relationship to John Macomber,(1585-1650),of Bridport,Dorset.If anyone related to the Pullen family has any information of their ancestor,Jordanus Pullen,I would appreiate in hearing from them.
Family Surnames: Macomber,Pullen
RUSSELL family BURWASH AREA - (Burwash - Sussex)
RUSSELL Edward Walter Builder father of Beryl,Daphne and Gladys. Son of John Arthur RUSSELL Married Murial Harriet EYLES Burwash Need to fill in gaps on my search
Family Surnames: Russell,Eyles,Deeprose,Mullenger
Chandler/Westover - (Burwash - Sussex)
I am looking for information on John Chandler and Katherine Westover, who married at Burwash on the 17th April 1792. Can anybody help?
Price/Eastwood - (Burwash - Sussex)
I am looking for information regarding John Farley Price and Nancy Eastwood, who were married at Burwash on the 27 February 1803. They had at least two children, Mary born 1808 and John.
Family ancestors - (Burwash - Sussex)
I am looking for information regarding the Langridge family who lived in Burwash during the 1920 to 1935 period - Frederick and Eliza had ten children and lived at Paygate Cottages, also in the High street and later Eliza lived at Bankside Cottages.
Family Surnames: Langridge
Price Eastwood - (Burwash - Sussex)
Looking for information regarding John Farley Price and Nancy Eastwood who were married in Burwash on the 27 February 1803 at Burwash.
Family Surnames: Price Eastwood
Pankhurst Family - (Burwash - Sussex)
I am researching ancestors of my fathers. His great grandfather was John Pankhurst who I believe was an agricultural labourer on a farm in Burwash. Or the farm might of been family owned. He married Jemina Hopper in about 1800?? If anyone has any details or any connections to the Pankhurst or Hopper family I would love to hear from them.
Family Surnames: Pankhurst , Hopper
braban - (Burwash - Sussex)
any info on the braban family burwash 19th cent
Family Surnames: Braban
Joseph Barrow at Burwash in E. Sussex - (Burwash - Sussex)
Joseph married Sarah EASTWOOD in Burwash (1764). I am looking for Joseph's parents who may have lived in Etchingham, Ticehurst, or Hawkhurst.
Family Surnames: Barrow And Eastwood
Eastwood-Rummery marriage - (Burwash - Sussex)
I am related to Henry Eastwood born abt 1802 Burwash and Ruth Rummery born abt 1804. They married 17th Dec 1821 Burwash. They had 4 known children Thomas, Ruth, Harriet & John. Seeking information on Henry's parentage,or general info on this family.
Family Surnames: Eastwood,Rummery
Coppard-Sydney Charles - (Burwash - Sussex)
I am looking for any history/photos of Sydney Charles Coppard, worked for Rudyard Kipling at Batemans, living in Magpies Hall . Married to Alice Wren,immigrated to Australia in the late 1800`s
Family Surnames: Coppard
Douch WW1 plaque - (Burwash - Sussex)
A Canadian friend of mine found a WW1 plaque in Canada of William Henry Douch who was killed on the 31/07/1917. William's mother and father came from Burwash, Surrey, England and their names were Lydia Elizabeth and Edward. This friend wants to return this plaque to the descendants if possible. Can anybody help?
Family Surnames: Douch
Gas works Shrub Lane - (Burwash - Sussex)
Does anyone remember the gasworks in Shrub Lane and the man who ran it during World War Two? When was it demolished? And does anyone know if any of the folk who lived at Shrub Farm are still alive, and if Mr Downes who taught at the school is still alive. I was evacuated to Shrub Farm in 1939. Thank you in advance for any information.
james jones - (Burwash - Sussex)
i'm trying to piece together my family tree.James Jones came from Burwash, married a Miss Brabon,belived to have come from Lamberhurst she died he remarried to my grandmother Minnie Florence Clifton.Would love it if there was someone out there who knows of these families.
Family Surnames: Jones/Clifton
Vine Family - (Burwash - Sussex)
Looking for any details on Ann Vine, she married Richard Keeley in 1785 in Burwash. She was probably born around 1760ish. I have details of their children but nothing about Ann, parents or siblings.
Family Surnames: Vine Keeley
Henry Relf - (Burwash - Sussex)
I am looking for descentants of Henry Relf born 1783, Burwash, Sussex and his wife Elizabeth Powell born 1782 Burwash the daughter of Thomas and sarah powell, they married 1803 Burwash, Issue 15 children James 1798, William 1801, Susan 1802, Mary 1803, Thomas 1805, Hannah 1806, Henry 1808, Elizabeth 1810, George 1813, Frances 1815, Henry 1817, James 1819, Sarah 1821, Julia 1823, Matilda 1827. George, and his wife Hannah Fromings born 1813 Horsmonden, Kent (the daughter of John Fromings and Susanna Corke), and two children Martha and Susan Emigrated to Australia in 1838 on the vessel "Duchess of Northumberland" settling on Ash Island, New South Wales for abt 20 years, Then moving to Stroud, New South Wales where they lived till they died. Would like to make contact with anyone that is researching this family. Regards Jan
Perch Hill Farm - (Burwash - Sussex)
Charles Homewood Hopper (born 1851) and Elizabeth Bourne (born 1854) had Harriet Hannah (born 1877), Thomas Edward Hopper (1878), Emily Grace (1880), Charles Homewood (1881) and William Hopper (1883). They lived on a farm called Perch Hill at Burwash. Any information on the family would be gratefully received.
Family Surnames: Hopper Homewood Love
Head family - (Burwash - Sussex)
I am looking for contacts for Head from the Burwash area thankyou marion Head
Family Surnames: Head
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