Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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John CRIPSE (c1595-?)

and Elizabeth WICKEN (c1600-?)


John Cripes and Elizabeth Wicken married by licence on 24 January 1620/1 in Hartfield, Sussex.  Their marriage licence was issued on 15 January 1620/1 by the Archdeaconry of Lewes.  It recorded that John was a yeoman of Rotherfield and Elizabeth a spinster of Hartfield.  Surety for the licence was provided by John himself and Thomas Weston a yeoman of Rotherfield.

The couple seem to have settled in East Grinstead, Sussex, along with another couple John Chripps and Susan Stretfield who had married in 1624.

John Crips date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me.

Elizabeth Wicken's date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me.


John Cripse and Elizabeth Wicken had 8 known children:

  1. Elizabeth Crips was baptised on 12 March 1622 in East Grinstead.  Her mother's name was recorded as Elizebeth.

  2. John Crips was baptised on 15 April 1623 in East Grinstead.  Mother Els.

  3. Water Crips was baptised on 28 October 1624 in East Grinstead.  Mother Elsabeth.

  4. Thomas Cripps was baptised on 19 April 1629 in East Grinstead.  Mother Elizabeth.

  5. Henry Cripps was baptised on 13 January 1631 in East Grinstead.  Mother Elizabeth.

  6. Dina Cripse was baptised on 17 March 1633 in East Grinstead.  Mother Elizabeth.

  7. An Cripse was baptised on 11 December 1636 in East Grinstead.  Mother Elizabeth.

  8. Joan Cripps was baptised on 2 May 1641 in East Grinstead.  Mother Elizabeth.



This page was reviewed on 9 April 2012