Ancestors of Mandy Willard
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and Catherine OLIVER (1666-1733)
were my 8x Great Grandparents. (Click
here to see their place in my pedigree chart.)
They married either by licence on 5 December 1689 or on 12 June 1690.
Both marriages were said to have taken place in West Farleigh, Kent.
Thomas Barham was born at Snape and baptised on 19 July 1666 in Wadhurst,
Sussex. He was the son of
David Barham (1629-1695) and Ann (?-1689). At the baptism
of his daughter Mary in 1703 he was described as a sadler. He may have
been buried on 29 November 1745 in Wadhurst, but this burial may have been
son. At the baptisms of his first 2 children, he was described as Mr.
Catherine Oliver was baptised on
28 November 1666 in Tonbridge, Kent. She was the daughter of
Catherine was buried on 8 April 1733
Thomas Barham and Catherine Oliver had 10 known children:
was baptised on 14 May 1691
in Wadhurst. He was buried on 12 June 1764 in Wadhurst. He
inherited Snape from his Godfather
William Barham who died in 1701,
but as William junior was then a minor he was not admitted to his
inheritance until 1712. He surrendered Snape to kinsman
brewer of Southwark, on 12
June 1721. William may not have married and he died without issue.
His will was dated 17 March 1756 and proved on 11 June 1765, in which he mentions sisters
wife of George; and deceased brother David. William was also said to be
the nephew of
was baptised on 31 August
1692 in Wadhurst and probably died soon after.
baptism has not yet been found, by me. Might she have been baptised
on 28 November 1693?
15 January 1720/1 in Wadhurst.
William may have been baptised on 31 July
1692 in Ticehurst, Sussex, as the son of Richard Waterhouse and
Elizabeth. He was said to have been a yeoman of Etchingham.
He died before 1756.
William and Catherine may have the following children:
Catherine Waterhouse may have been a daughter of William and
Catherine. She married John Holman on 23 Febraury 1744/5 in
William Waterhouse was born in 1722 in Wadhurst.
Thomas Waterhouse was baptised on 28 February 1724 in Etchingham,
Richard Waterhouse was baptied on 2 April 1727 in Etchingham.
Mary Waterhouse was baptised on 14 October 1729 in Etchingham.
She may have married Thomas Humphrey on 24 October 1754 in
was baptised on 3 or 13 April
1696 in Wadhurst and buried there on 24 August 1698.
was baptised 11 June 1697
in Wadhurst and buried there on 24 December 1709.
was baptised on 21 October
1698 in Wadhurst. He was buried on 24 December 1726 in Wadhurst.
on 7 July 1724 in Old
was baptised on 28 November
1699 in Wadhurst and buried there on 7 May or July 1701.
Thomas Barham, my 7x Great Grandfather, was
baptised on 25 or 26 December 1701 in Wadhurst. He married
(They have their own page.)
baptised on 14 April 1703 in Wadhurst.
was baptised on 29 April or
1705 in Wadhurst.
Jackson on 2
November 1739 in Wadhurst.
George was a yeoman of Ticehurst.
The following has been taken from SAC
vol.56, page 128:
The article states that Mr. Henry Barham of Stonegate in Ticehurst, third son of the late Nicholas
Barham of Whitegates in Wadhurst, is a direct descendant of Thomas
Barham of Wadhurst, a younger brother of William Barham who
inherited Snape from his Godfather. (My note: Henry was born in
1851 and his father Nicholas in 1814.)
An extract from A2A:
Probate of the Will of JUDITH MEDLICOTT of
Friston, widow - ref. SAS/PN/353 - date:
29 Sep 1707
Copyholds in Eastdean and Willingdon held of
the manors of Burling and Bletchington (except copyhold tenement in the
occupation of Jonathan Darby, clerk) Also lands and tenements called
the Ringwoods and Buttons, late purchased of Thos. Barham of
Wadhurst, sadler, devised to Selwyn Samber, daughter of Charles
Samber and testatrix's niece Penelone his wife, in tail, with
gift over to nephew James Noke. Also to the said Selwyn
Samber, £100 £10
to be paid to Robert Rochester of Wannock, gent, to be distributed
between the wife and children of Thos. Barham of Wadhurst
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This page was reviewed on 8 April 2012