Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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Edward BROOKS (1721-1802)

and Mary SOUTER (1729-1796)


Edward Brooks and Mary Soutter married on 17 May 1753 in Thakeham, Sussex.  (They were not my direct ancestors.)

Edward Brooks was baptised on 29 May 1721 in Thakeham.  He was the son of Edward Brooks (1677-1742) and Mary Greenfield.  Edward was buried on 28 November 1802 in Slinfold, Sussex (ref. 1).

Mary Souter was baptised on 16 June 1729 in Thakeham (ref. 1).  She was the daughter of Richard Souter and Elizabeth Skinner (ref. 1).  Mary was buried on 21 November 1796 in Slinfold (ref. 1).


Edward Brooks and Mary Souter had 3 known children:

  1. Betty Brooks was baptised on 10 March 1754 in Billingshurst.  As Elizabeth Brooks she married Edmund Greenfield in 1778.  (They have their own page.)

  2. Mary Brooks was baptised on 27 December 1765 in Thakeham.

  3. Ann Brooks was baptised on 8 January 1769 in Thakeham.


An Elizabeth Brooks was buried on 8 May 1759 in Billingshurst.  No further information was recorded in the burial register.


Ref. 1 - Debbie Shaw



This page was reviewed on 9 April 2012