Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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William BOTTING (1743-1820)

and Ann WOOD (1743-1823)


William Botten and Ann Wood married by banns on 9 November 1769 in Ardingly, Sussex.  He was then of West Hoathly and she of Ardingly.  (They were not my direct ancestors.)

William Botting was baptised on 17 August 1743 in Fletching, Sussex.  He was the son of William Botting (1718-?) and Elizabeth.  William was buried on 6 February 1820 in Ardingly, Sussex.

Ann Wood was baptised on 11 September 1743 in Balcombe, Sussex.  She was the daughter of William Wood (1699-?) and Sarah Ware (1695-?).  Sarah died in Chailey, Sussex and was buried on 5 February 1823 in Ardingly, Sussex.


William Botting and Ann Wood had 8 known children:

  1. William Botten was born on 13 December 1769 and baptised on 7 January 1770 in Ardingly.  He married Catherine Box in 1790.  (They have their own page.)

  2. Benjamin Botten was born on 20 April 1771 and baptised on 12 May 1771 in Ardingly.  He was buried on 10 March 1794 in Ardingly.

  3. James Botten was born on 18 February 1773 and baptised on 14 March 1773 in Ardingly.

  4. Edward Botten was born on 29 January 1775 and baptised on 5 March 1775 in Ardingly.

  5. Richard Botten was born on 24 December 1778 and baptised on 14 February 1779 in Ardingly.

    Richard may have married Jane Downer on 8 November 1800 in Balcombe, Sussex.

  6. Henry Botten was born on 13 January 1781 and baptised on 11 February 1781 in Ardingly.

    Henry may have married Charlotte Bourne by banns on 22 April 1807 in Ardingly.  They were both then of Ardingly.

  7. John Botten was born on 6 May 1783 and baptised on 13 July 1783 in Ardingly.

  8. Jaack Botten was born on 22 November 1785 and baptised on 8 January 1786.

    As Isaac Botten he may have married Elizabeth Forster by banns on 14 August 1809 in Ardingly.  He was then of Ardingly.



This page was reviewed on 9 April 2012