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Adminstrative town: Lewes Other major towns: Brighton, Eastbourne, Hove Origins of Name: (Eastern) Land of the South Saxons, Anglo Saxon Population 1801:91,198 Population 1961: 665,904 Acreage: 527,210 Urban Land 1961: 12.9%
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I would love to hear from descendants of William Arthur Simmons and Amy Maynard...Son Mervyn came to Australia over 60 years ago and never returned...Mervyn was born 12th April 1930...William was a contractors Carter of Snow Hill, Crawley Down,Sussex...Thanks Janice...
red mail Samuel Russell b.1760 looking for parents
My branch of the Russell family all came from around The Etchingham/Burwash area of Sussex. My gggg grandfather was SAMUEL RUSSELL b.1/2/1760 d.1/2/1837 he married a LYDIA FRENCH on 2/7/1769 they had 3 children I have found so far, CHARLES b 1791; WILLIAM and SAMUEL my ggg grandfather b.1791 d.21/12/1861. He married a SOPHIA CAMPANYb.9/11/1794 d.7/2/1881 on 17/8/1813, they had 11 children I know of including EPHRAIM my gg grandfather born 1830 on 5/5/1853 he married ELIZA RALPH b.1830 at the Zion Chapel, Battle, Sussex. They had 4 children including my g grandfather HORACE ROBERT b.1861 d.1909. EPHRAIM remarried MARY BOTHAM HUNT in Staffs and they had 4 children, he is buried in Etchingham churchyard with her and their son WILLIS who died aged 17 in 1888. Ephraim was a plumber and had a shop in Station rd Etchingham where my grandfather used to visit him. HORACE ROBERT b.1861 was my grandfathers father, he married a KATE HALLETT they had two children I know of LESLIE SEYMOUR RUSSELL and my grandfather RONALD PERCIVAL ROBERT RUSSELL Kate married a MR WOODGATE after Horace died and LESLIE married a MARY PANKHURST. I met Kate and Leslie and used to visit a lot of other relations in the area in the 1960-70s after my grandfather died I lost contact with many of them, if you have any RUSSELLs in your tree and are looking for someone please get in touch as I have details of several I have come across in my search. I am now looking for SAMUELS parents, I have a few possible matches but cant confirm details, he lived in the Salehurst area.
red mail COOPER Family History
Looking for family of WILLIAM COOPER, mill owner of NORTHIAM William's daughter SARAH COOPER was my great Great great grandmother and a Wesleyan Sarah born in Northiam 1797 died Chichester 1837 Married GEORGE COLE 1820. Sarah and George had 7 children. After Sarah died, George and 7 children emigrated to ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA Sarah had 6 siblings : STEPHEN: JANE WOOD (born Cooper) WILLIAM : JOSEPH : JAMES :ELIZABETH I am Searching to write Family History. Susan.
York of Eastbourne/Sussex
Searching any snippet of info re Stanley Walker York, and wife Eva, who were living in Hampden Park, Eastbourne when they both died. (Sometime in the v late 60s or early 70s). I need their birth dates and places, marriage date, and hopefully their respective parents names and info. The only certified and verified fact is that they adopted a boy, from Oxfordshire, in 1942, Roy. Hopefully, Anna.
red mail who was his father married to
William Wood bt 05.04.1801 in Sandhurst Kent went to live in Netherfield rd, Battle, his father was also William Wood, who married a Elizabeth ?? igglesden, or though I can't find any record anywhere of their marriage .My Greatgran, was Martha Jane Wood,bt 09.07.1856 Battle.William 1801, also had a bro: James 1805, and sisters Elizabeth, Mary, and Fanny. can anyone help please.
red mail Mitchell Robin
Trying to make contact with Robin Mitchell my mothers cousin whose mother was a Chatfield. He was living in Southwick Brighton about 10 years ago. any information Please
red mail DUNSTALLS
My friend is looking for any Dunstall realtives. They came mainly from East Dean, Jevington and Alfriston. thanks
red mail Leslie Ernest Tulett or son Richard John
L.E.Tulett (RAF) married Colette Aube in 1944 in Toronto, Canada. Son (Richard John) born June 3/45. Leslie Tulett returned to Canada in 1948 to claim wife and son. Divorced wife and took son back to UK. After 1948 Leslie took a permanent position with Southern Railway Company.Would like to connect with son as he would be my half brother. Any information would be much appreciated.
red mail Pullen-Burry
I am trying to find the family Crest of my papa Adrian Kenneth Pullen-Burry - I beleive his family came from Sussex or Sompting. I would like to research our family crest, or just to know a little something of family living overseas
red mail Higgs of Hastings/Sussex
I am looking for relatives of the following families/ children of David Higgs b 1813 and Sarah Hudson. the children are David William b 1837,Mary-Ann b 1846,Thomas b 1848, Sarah b 1849, William b 1851, Miriam b 1859. all children were born in the Sussex area.
red mail Harman. Information
Infomation on Albert Harman. Albert Maried Eva back in the 1900's,Albert was born in Hastings. His Daughter Sheila and Son Sid. He did have a few Brothers one of them went to live in Australia back (Reg) in 1964......
red mail Relfe, Chandler/Chantler, Vine
I am researching these families in the late 1600s to mid 1700s and have references to Laughton, Dallington, Hartfield, Lewes.I am searching particularly for the baptism of Daniel Chandler (or Chantler) - but not the one baptied in Ticehurst in 1714, as he died as an infant. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.
red mail Page/Collens
Seeking birth of Ann Page who married Thomas Farrant he was previously married to Margaret Collens i think Ann was born about 1857 Ann an Thomas had the following children Frances 1790 Ann 1793 Abraham 1795 Elizabeth 1798 Ann died 1824 Elizabeth married Joseph Wood and Abraham married Harriet Shoesmith any help would be appreciated Rita
red mail Rose Bray
Trying to find any information on Rose Bray who was my late grandfather Sidney's first wife. All that I know about her is that they possibly married around 1902 and that she is buried in eastbourne.
red mail Looking for the Errey family Bexhill
I have been researching my mothers family history for sometime now, and cannot find my cousins, Maureen, Sylvia and Ivan (I think that is his name), who were all born to Ada Baker nee Errey. My mothers name is Frances Bryant nee Errey and is now 92, so I would love to find them. Can someone help.
red mail Farrant
Seeking info on Thomas Farrant born c 1662 he married Sarah Ling children were Robert William Thomas Richard Sarah and Mary Rita
red mail Foord
Looking for details on Ezekle Foord who married Priscilla Alchorne 1700 also of their sons Robert who married Lydia Dabson and William who married Ann Shaw Rita
red mail Wratten family
I have quite a large family Tree of the Wratten family in East Sussex and would be pleased to hear from anyone else researching the same family.
red mail Trying to find
Jean Hall maiden name. Lost touch have been searching for years. I was sent to Canada in 1976 to live with my dad's sister. Jean used to live in Stoke Newington with her mother on Yorkley road Jean's mother had a dry cleaning business. Jean moved to hastings and her mother moved to Walthamstowe. Desperate to find Jean she would be in her 50's by now. she was also married to Harry Harman but he died and she may be married again. She loved dogs and worked maybe at a dog kennel. any info would be greatly appreciated.
red mail Morley
hello, So far I have a Brother Thomas born 1791 and a brother John born 1801..Sussex how can I find their parents name?? they are listed on the 1841 census as married..
red mail GIBBS, FULLER
Looking for all children b. to William and Elizabeth Fuller Gibbs btw. 1792 - 1817 in England before they sailed for USA in 1818. They were m. 1-5-1792 Battle, E.Sussex; also their parents. Wm. b. 5-23-1766 and Elizabeth 9-29-1769 both of Battle.
red mail hartfield
i am trying to find details of my past family thomas hartfield born about 1813 east grinstead , he married jane tester born about 1823 also from eastgrinstead , they had a son joseph 1850 and he married elizabeth godley . if any one has any information or share the same family i would be gratefull to hear from them . thanks denis.
red mail Cornford
Have info on William Cornford and Priscilla Ayling who came to Australia with family, also a book on the Cornfords.
Researching the WALKERS in the area 1750 - 1900
red mail Stephen Inskip/ William Inskip
Trying to trace a Stephen Inskip b1802 somewhere in Sussex. He was a journeyman Blacksmith. His father was William Inskip. Stephen at some point moved to Kent.
red mail hills
looking for William hills born 1816 sussex england married martha gurr in 1840 in Launceston Australia died 1882 launceston
red mail Bashford
I am looking for details of any members of this Family of Sussex Farmers. I know of Edward who married a Margaret Power in approximately 1930-35. He had five brothers, names unknown, and with Margaret he had at least one daughter Geraldine.
Henry Baker, Elizabeth Thunder
Tracing this family, Henry born about 1835 Was gunner in Royal Artillery, Maidstone, Kent wife Elizabeth,s father was Mathew Funnell
red mail Greenfield - Horsham
I am looking for John Greenfield and relatives born approx. 1841 in Horsham. Had a son James John born 1870 who married Cecilia Greenfield (father Jesse) - all from East Sussex. Looking for any information on these 2 families.
red mail George Frederick Archer
I am trying to find any information in regards to my grandfather. I don't have much informations. His name as either george frederick or frederick george Archer. I do know that he married my grandmother Sarah Jane Mcanulty in Belfast Ireland. Granfather was a prostant and grandma was a catholic. They live in LIverpool england after the marriage and had five children. John, Evan, Phyllis, Sybil and Noel. He moved to America somewhere near Boston Mass. any help is appreciated.
red mail NIcholas MIles
Looking for information on Nicholas MIles born in 1624, had one son John Miles , hit a brick wall. I know he and his son came over to maryland on a ship, looking for parnets name and area he was born in
red mail Budgen
Seeking information on Budgen family. Richard b. 1791 West Hoathly; son James b. 1811, married Caroline Collins b. 1827; son James b. 1855 Colgate,Lower Beeding, married Elizabeth Rodway b. 1854
red mail Chatfield
Looking for info on Charles Chatfield b.1839/40 in Binstead Sussex. Married Mary ? Charles was a gamekeeper. Changed surname to Faulkner at some point
red mail Seeking
Thomas Cleverly,Born around 1796, possibly E Sussex
red mail Chandler, Lewes Area
Edward Chandler (I) of Hamsey m. Martha Knight of Wivelsfield 1810. Son Edward Chandler (II), farm labourer, of Hamsey m. Sarah Mepham Huggett of Falmer 1835. Emigrated to Sydney, Australia 1839. This branch has a large and well-documented family inAustralia. In Sussex the Chandler and Huggett families were found in various towns and villages, such as, Lewes, Hamsey, Ditching, Streat and Falmer, Plumpton, Rotherfield, East Chiltington, Frant, Rotherfield, Fulkington and Beeding. Would like tolearn more about the early Sussex families.

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