Ancestors of Mandy Willard
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and Elizabeth READ (c1672-1753)
and Elizabeth Read
may have been my 7x Great Grandparents.
(Click here to see
their possible place in my pedigree chart.) A marriage licence was issued
by the Archdeaconry of Chichester on 18 April 1699. He was then said
to have been a gent of Treyford, Sussex and she a spinster of Elsted, Sussex.
Surety for the licence was provided by Richard himself and Henry
Hearsey an innholder from Chichester.
Richard Aylwin made his will on 24 November 1735 and it was
proved on 1 January 1735/6. He was a yeoman on Treyfold, Sussex.
In his will he mentioned his wife Elizabeth, who he appointed as executrix.
He also mentioned his eldest son Robert, youngest son Peter who was
appointed joint executor, 2 daughters Elizabeth and Mary, son Richard.
(I have taken details from a database at RootsWeb and have yet to find
Richard and Elizabeth's baptisms and burials for myself.)
Richard Aylwin and Elizabeth Read had
7 known children:
Elizabeth Aylwin was mentioned in her brother Peter's
will as Elizabeth Burton.
Elizabeth had the following children:
James Burton was left a legacy of £150 by his uncle
Elizabeth Burton was mentioned in her uncle Peter's
will as the wife of Richard Tribe. A marriage
licence was issued on 30 January 1755 by the Archdeaconry of Chichester
to Richard Tribe a bachelor and husbandman of
Lurgashall and Elizabeth Burton spinster of Lodsworth.
Robert Aylwin was mentioned in his father's will of 1736
as the eldest son and as deceased in his brother
Peter's will of 1771. He was buried on 21 April 1762 in Treyford cum
Robert had the following child:
Richard Ayling was mentioned in his uncle Peter's will.
Richard Aylwin was baptised on 29 September 1707 in
Treyford cum Didling. He was mentioned in his father's will of
1735 and he was then living at Goldings farm, which his father
bequeathed to him. He was not mentioned in his brother Peter's
will of 1771. Did he marry Mary Decker on
2 August 1732? Mary was the daughter of George Decker.
Joanna Aylwin was baptised on 13 February 1709/10 in
Treyford cum Didling. She was mentioned in her brother Peter's
will by the name of Joanna Tribe.
As Joanna Aylwin she married John Tribe
by licence on 11 August 1734 in Treyford cum Didling. He was then
from Lodsworth and she from Treyford. Their marriage licence was
issued the previous day by the Archdeaconry of Chichester which and also
noted that John was a bachelor and blacksmith whilst Joanna Ayling
was a spinster.
my possible 6x Great Grandfather, may have been born about 1713 in Treyford,
Sussex but his baptism was not recorded in the Treyford baptism register.
He married Sarah Poling
in 1753. (They have their own page.)
Peter Ayling was born in Treyford and baptised on 15
February 1716/7 in Treyford cum Didling. He was buried on 16 June
1771 and the burial register recorded his name as Peter Aylwin.
As Peter Ayling he left a will dated 10 June 1771 and
proved on 20 July 1771. (Click
here to read my
transcribe of his will.) He appointed his brother Thomas a sole
Mary Ayling was baptised on 14 March 1719/20 in Treyford
cum Didling. She was mentioned in her brother Peter's will as Mary
wife of William Collins.
As Mary Aylwin she married William Collins
by licence on 12 June 1739 in Treyford cum Didling. He was then of
Trotton. Their marriage licence was issued by the Archdeaconry of
Chichester on 9 June 1739, which recorded that William was a bachelor
and yeoman of Trotton and Mary Ayling a spinster of
Treyford. Surety for their licence was proved by William himself
and John Collins a yeoman of Aldingbourne.
William and Mary had the following children:
Mary Collins was baptised on 17 March 1740 in Trotton.
Elizabeth Collins was baptised on 20 February 1741 in
Joanna Collins was baptised on 18 February 1745 in
Ann Collins was baptised on 24 May 1747 in Trotton.
Sarah Collins was baptised on 24 May 1747 in Trotton.
William Collins was baptised on 4 November 1748 in
William married Elizabeth Essex Good by
licence on 10 April 1777 in West Dean, Sussex. The witnesses to
their marriage were Thomas Good, Edward Good,
Mary Good and John Humphrey.
Their marriage licence was issued on 31 March 1777 by the
Archdeaconry of Chichester which noted that he was a bachelor and yeoman
of Trotton and she a spinster of West Dean.
William and Elizabeth
had the following children:
Maria Collins was baptised on 4 May 1779 in Trotton.
Elizabeth Essex Collins was baptised on 27 December
1780 in Trotton.
Jane Collins was baptised on 29 January 1750 in Trotton.
Ester Collins was baptised on 28 May 1754 in Trotton.
Amy Collins was baptised on 26 November 1756 in Trotton.
Ruth Collins was baptised on 29 April 1761 in Trotton.
Richard Collins was baptised on 3 October 1762 in
This page was reviewed on 7 April 2012