Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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Edward Okill DADSWELL (1750-1832)

and Elizabeth TAYLOR (c1764-1841)


Edward Okill Dadswell and Elizabeth Taylor married by licence on 18 July 1786 in Rotherfield, Sussex.  Their marriage licence was issued by the Archdeaconry of Lewes on 15 July 1786 and recorded that Edward was a bachelor and schoolmaster of Rotherfield aged 30 years and upwards.  Elizabeth was a spinster of Rotherfield aged 20 years and upwards.  She married with the consent of Elizabeth Taylor, widow.  (They were not my direct ancestors.  Edward was the brother of my 5x great grandfather.)

Edward Okill Dadswell was baptised on 2 December 1750 in Rotherfield.  He was the son of 5 233 David Dadswell (1723-1803) and 5 233 Ann Oakill (1731-1800).  Edward died on 10 February 1832 in Rotherfield.  He was a Rotherfield Churchwarden in 1797.

Elizabeth Taylor was born about 1764 and died on 9 February 1841 in Rotherfield.


Edward Okill Dadswell and Elizabeth Taylor had 11 known children:

  1. Elizabeth Dadswell

  2. Ann Dadswell was born about 1788.

    Ann married Benjamin Tompsett by licence on 30 December 1808 in Rotherfield.  Their marriage licence was issued on 1 December 1808 by the Archdeaconry of Lewes.  It recorded that Ann was a spinster aged 20 years and upwards and married with the consent of Edward Okill Dadswell.  Benjamin was a bachelor aged 21 years and upwards and was a gent of Mayfield.

  3. Sarah Dadswell was baptised on 8 August 1791 in Rotherfield.

  4. Thomas Dadswell

  5. Edward Okill Dadswell married Mary Carter by banns on 15 January 1820 at St. Michael in Lewes.  He was then a bachelor and she a spinster and they were both of the parish of St. Michaels.

  6. David Taylor Dadswell was baptised on 2 February 1800 in Rotherfield.  He died on 23 June and was buried on 26 June 1872 in Rotherfield.

    David married Harriet Wickens by banns on 5 January 1820 at St. John Southover in Lewes.

    Harriet was born about 1801 and was the daughter of Joseph Wickens and Margaret Moon.

    David and Harriet had the following children:

    1. Margaret Elizabeth Dadswell was born on 7 March 1820 and baptised on 23 July 1820 in Rotherfield.

      Margaret Elizabeth married Obediah Corke on 12 April 1837 in Rotherfield.

    2. Edward Okill Dadswell was baptised on 15 March 1822 in Rotherfield.

    3. David Taylor Dadswell was born or baptised on 22 March 1825 in Rotherfield.  He married Mary Ann.

    4. Harriet Ann Dadswell was baptised on 7 July 1833 in Rotherfield.

  7. William Dadswell

  8. Robert Dadswell

  9. John Dadswell

  10. Elizabeth Dadswell was baptised on 22 August 1807 in Rotherfield.

  11. Alfred Dadswell



This page was reviewed on 9 April 2012