Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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Edward BROOKES (1606-1652)

and Margaret FARLEY (c1610-1638)

and Agnes HAMSON (c1610-1670)


Edward Brookes married twice, firstly to Margaret Farley by licence on 15 January 1634/5 at St. Olave in Chichester, Sussex.  Their marriage licence was issued on 14 January 1634/5 by the Archdeaconry of Chichester, and noted that he was a husbandman and she a spinster and they were both of Shipley.  As Edward Brookes he next married Agnes Hamson by licence on 15 October 1638 in Cuckfield, Sussex  Their marriage licence was issued on 13 October 1638 by the Archdeaconry of Lewes, which noted that he was a yeoman of Ashurst and she a spinster of Cuckfield.

Edward Brooke was baptised on 25 August 1606 in Shipley, Sussex.  He was the son of John Brooke (c1580-1617) and Mary Wheatley (c1585-1639).  Edward was buried on 10 October 1652 in West Grinstead.

Margaret Farley's date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me.  She was buried on 11 May 1638 in West Grinstead, Sussex and it was noted in the burial register that Margaret wife of Edward Brookes from Ashurst was buried.  A Margaret Farley was baptised in 1600 in Ditchling, but she most probably married there in 1621.

Agnes Hamson's date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me.  An Ann Brooks, widow, was buried on 1 December 1670 in West Grinstead.


Edward Brookes and Margaret Farley had 1 known child:

  1. Edward Brookes was buried on 22 April 1637 in West Grinstead and it was noted in the burial register that he was the son of Edward from Ashurst.


Edward Brookes and Agnes Hamson had 2 known children:

  1. Thomas Brookes was baptised on 23 January 1641/2 in Ashurst.  He was buried on 16 November 1696 in West Grinstead.

  2. Ann Brookes was baptised on 7 July 1644 in West Grinstead.


BROOKS          FARLEY          HAMSON

This page was reviewed on 9 April 2012