and Ann WOOD (?-1723)
and Elizabeth DAVIS (?-?)
were my 8x Great Grandparents.
to see their place in my pedigree chart.) They married by
licence on 18 June 1727 in Wiggonholt cum Greetham, Sussex. Elizabeth was
a spinster. John was of Steyning and this was his second marriage.
He first married
by licence dated 4 March 1719/20. They
were then both of Steyning.
was baptised on 16 May 1691 in Slaugham,
Sussex. He was the son of
John Alfrey (1669-?)
Dorcas Peter (?-1706).
He was a blacksmith. Either he or his father was buried on 8
December 1751 in Pyecombe. There was also a John Alfree buried on
31 March 1749 in Upper Beeding, Sussex.
date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me. She was buried on 14 October 1723 in Steyning.
date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me.
On 25 November 1720 a settlement examination was undertaken by the Steyning
overseers of John Olfrey, blacksmith of Pyecombe (ref. PAR/183/32/4).
John Alfrey and Ann Wood had 1 known child:
Alfrey was baptised on 19 April 1720 in
Steyning. At the time of her baptism the family were of Pyecombe, Sussex.
John Alfrey and
Elizabeth Davis had 6 known children:
Alfrey, my 7x Great
Grandfather, was baptised on 17 October 1727 in Steyning. He married
sometime before or about 1754. (They
have their own page.)
was baptised on 16 April 1729 in Steyning and
buried there on 15 June 1729.
was born on 29 August and baptised on 10
September 1731 in Henfield. She had 3 known illegitimate daughters:
was born on 31 October 1749 and baptised on 3 November 1739 in Henfield.
On 13 July 1775 a removal order was issued removing Rebecca Allfrey a
single woman from Clayton to Pyecombe (or that could be vice versa). She
also had an illegitimate daughter:
Barbara Alfrey was baptised on 22 March 1772 in Pyecombe.
Rebecca may have married Richard Edwards on 25 June 1779 in
was born on 4 May 1753 and baptised on 13 May 1753
in Henfield. On 13 July 1775 a removal order was issued removing
Zillah Allfrey a single woman from Henfield to Pyecombe (or vice versa).
As Zilpha Alfrey she married William Vaughan by banns on 10 May
1776 in Cuckfield. They were both then of Cuckfield. William may
have been the son of John Vaughan and Jane Dumbrell.
William and Zilpha may have been the parents of:
Henry Vaughan was born about 1792 in Cuckfield. He married Ann
Comber by banns on 2 July 1815 in Cuckfield. They were both then of
Slaugham. The witnesses to the marriage were William Briggs and
Ann Bartley Comber was baptised on 26 October 1797 in Slaugham, and
was the daughter of
Comber (1758-1835) and
was baptised on 27 March 1757 in
have married Joseph
Edwards on 31 October 1768 in Pyecombe.
was born on 10 October and baptised on 25
October 1732 in Henfield.
by licence dated 27 December 1763. Davis was
of St. George, Southwark (abode 4 weeks) and a farmer aged 31. Ann was aged 21
and of Ludsdon, Kent. The marriage took place at Southwark.
Dorcas Alfrey was born on 7 May 1738 and baptised on 17 May 1738 in
John Marchant (1728-1801) in 1758. (They have their own page.)
was born on 1 November and baptised on 18
November 1739 in Henfield.
on 16 April 1770 in Shermanbury.
marriage Sarah had an illegitimate daughter:
Lydy Alfrey was baptised on 1 April 1769 in Shermanbury.
James Geer on 15 August 1796 in Hurstpierpoint. James was
baptised on 16 December 1764 in Hurstpierpoint, and was the son of
Samuel Geer (1719-1795) and
Mary Terry (1729-1796).
This page was reviewed on 7 April 2012