Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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Henry COMBER (c1746-1826)

and Dinah DUFFEL (1753-1837)


Henry Comber and Dinah Duffel married by banns on 29 November 1772 in Nuthurst, Sussex.  They were both then of Nuthurst.  (They were not my direct ancestors.)

Henry Comber's date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me.  He died aged 80 in Beeding and was buried on 24 September 1826 in Nuthurst. (Did he have a brother named John who settled in Slaugham?)

Dinah Duffield was baptised on 21 November 1753 in Itchingfield, Sussex.  She was the daughter of Thomas Duffield and Ann.  She died aged 85 years in Beeding and was buried on 2 November 1837 in Nuthurst.


Henry Comber and Dinah Duffel had 11 known children:

  1. Henry Comber was baptised on 28 March 1773 in Nuthurst.

  2. Stephen Comber was baptised on 7 Mary 1775 in Nuthurst.

  3. Elizabeth Comber was baptised on 9 March 1777 in Nuthurst.

  4. Mary Comber was baptised on 17 February 1779 in Nuthurst.

  5. William Comber was baptised on 18 March 1781 in Nuthurst.

  6. Martha Comber was baptised on 29 June 1783 in Nuthurst.

  7. James Comber was baptised on 28 August 1785 in Nuthurst.  He may have married Sophia Muggeridge by licence on 21 December 1808 in Horsham.  He was then a bachelor and labourer of Nuthurst and she a spinster of Horsham.  Their marriage licence was issued on 21 December 1808 by the Archdeaconry of Chichester.

  8. Philip Comber was baptised on 20 April 1788 in Nuthurst.

  9. John Comber was baptised on 15 August 1790 in Nuthurst.  He died as a child and was buried on 26 February 1794 in Nuthurst.

  10. Charles Comber was baptised on 4 November 1792 in Nuthurst.

  11. Jane Comber was baptised on 10 May 1795 in Nuthurst.

  12. Thomas Comber was buried on 2 August 1802 in Nuthurst



This page was reviewed on 9 April 2012