was born on 26 January and baptised on 27 February 1791 in Ardingly.
William married Mary Bourn on 11 October 1813 in Ardingly.
William and Mary
had 4 known children:
was born on 23 September and baptised
on 16 November 1793 in Ardingly. She died aged 15 years and was buried on 3 December 1808
was born on 25 November 1794 and
baptised on 22 March 1795 in Ardingly.
Sarah married Thomas Hemsley
by banns on 12 May 1817 in Balcombe. They were both of Balcombe.
In 1851 the couple were living in North Street, Ditchling. Thomas
was then a 55 year old agricultural and said he was born in Ditchling.
Sarah was 56 and employed on domestic duties and she said she was born
in Ardingly. With the couple was their daughter Harriet and 9 year
old grandson Edwin Dash who was a scholar.
Thomas and Sarah had the following children:
Sarah Hemsley was baptised on 17 May 1818 in
Harriet Hemsley was baptised on 9 February 1834 in
Ditchling. She was an 18 year old servant in 1851.
was born on 4 March and baptised on 26
June 1796 in Ardingly. He died aged 19 months and was buried on 6 October 1797 in Ardingly.
was born on 24 November and baptised
on 29 November 1797 in Ardingly. He died on 9 February 1875.
James married Anne Bourne by
banns on 26 March 1823 in Ditchling, Sussex. He was then of
Balcombe and she was of Ditchling.
Ann was born about 1802 in Balcombe, Sussex. An Ann Bourn
was baptised on 11 October 1801 in Balcombe, the daughter of
John Bourn and Mary Burt. There was also
an Ann Bourn baptised there on 26 January 1804, the
daughter of John Bourn and Martha Belchambers
(this one seems most likely), and yet another Ann Bourne
was baptised there on 7 October 1804, the daughter of William
Bourne and Mary Comber. One of them
married Edward Smith by banns on 6 November 1821 in
When the 1851 census was recorded the couple and 3 children were living
in Ardingly Street, Ardingly. James Bottin was 54 years
old with no occupation recorded, although Ann was 49 and said to be an
James and Anne had 8
Martha Botten was baptised on 22 October 1826 in
Sally Botten was born about 1827 in Ardingly.
Mildred Botten was baptised on 29 March 1829 in
Ardingly. She died on 19 April 1876 in Brighton. Mildred
married John Harland on 14 May 1853 in Lindfield.
Mary Botten was baptised on 27 February 1831 in
Elizabeth Botten was baptised on 23 June 1833 in
Ardingly. In 1851 she was 18 years old and described as a
visitor in her parents home.
Sarah Ann Botten was baptised on 25 October 1835 in
Joseph Botten was baptised on 26 November 1837 in
Ardingly. He was 13 years old in 1851.
William Botten was baptised on 24 May 1840 in
Ardingly. He was 10 years old in 1851.
was born and baptised on 16 June 1799
in Ardingly. He died aged 15 months and was buried on 21 September 1800 in Ardingly.
was born on 16 September and baptised
on 29 September 1801 in Ardingly.
Did she marry James Dudney by banns on 30 September 1820 in West Hoathly?
Mary was a spinster and James a bachelor and they were both of West
Hoathly. The witnesses to their marriage were Thomas
Attree and Mary Baker. Another Mary Botten was born on 19 August
1796 and baptised on 2 October 1796 in Ardingly, the daughter of
was born on 23 April and baptised on
24 April 1803 in Ardingly. He died aged 7 years and was buried on 3 July 1809 in Ardingly.
was born on 28 November and baptised
on 30 November 1804 in Ardingly.
Mildred married Thomas Simmonds
on 7 December 1824 in Ardingly. He was a bachelor and she a
spinster and they were both of West Hoathly. The witnesses to
their marriage were John Baker, Eliza Rose
Coppard, Mary Simmonds, John Morphew,
Sarah Wellar and John Huggett, as per
the Sussex marriage index.
Thomas was baptised in March 1802
in West Hoathly, Sussex. He was the son of
and Anna Dadswell
When the 1841 census was recorded the couple and their 4 children were
living with his parents in North Lane, West Hoathly. Thomas and
Mildred were both said to be 35 years old and he was a bricklayer.
In 1851 the couple and 2 children were living in North Lane, West
Hoathly. Thomas was a 49 year old bricklayer from West Hoathly and
Mildred was 47 and from Ardingly.
Thomas and Mildred had the following children:
William Simmonds Botting was baptised on 7 December
1823 in West Hoathly. He was 17 years old in 1841.
John Simmonds was born about 1825. In 1841 he
was 15 years old.
Rose Anne Simmonds was baptised on 17 February 1828
in West Hoathly. She was 13 years old in 1841.
Thomas Simmonds was born about 1834 in West Hoathly.
He was 7 years old in 1841. In 1851 he was 17 years old and
living at home.
Anna Simmonds was born about 1842 in West Hoathly.
She was a 9 year old scholar in 1851.