Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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Edmund DENMAN (1690-?)

and Ann HEASMAN (c1695-1736)

and Elizabeth TOWNER (c1700-1743)


Edmund Denman and Ann Heasman married on 30 April 1717 in Withyham, Sussex.  He was then of Newick, Sussex and she of Chailey, Sussex.  Edmund married for a second time to Elizabeth Towner on 5 May 1740 at St. John sub Castro in Lewes.  They were both then of Newick.  (They were not my direct ancestors.)

Edmund Denman was baptised on 21 March 1689/90 in Newick.  He was the son of William Denman (?-1741) and Jane Plaw (?-1740).  He was a wheelwright.  On 24 November 1719 he took on Richard Hoadly, son of Thomas Hoadly, as an apprentice, for 7 years.

Ann Heasman's date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me.  She died in Fletching, Sussex and was buried on 25 September 1736 in Newick.

Elizabeth Towner's date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me.  She was buried on 18 December 1743 in Newick and the burial register recorded that she was the wife of Edmund Denman.


Edmund Denman and Ann Heasman had 4 known children:

  1. Henry Denman was baptised on baptised on 7 December 1718 in Newick.  He was buried on 21 October 1745 in Newick.

    Henry married Mary Burgess on 29 April 1745 in Newick.

    Henry and Mary had the following known child:

    1. Ann Denman was baptised on 27 March 1746 in Newick.

    As Mary Denman, she may have married John Spilsbury on 19 January 1746/7 at St. John sub Castro in Lewes, Sussex.  They were both then said to be of the parish of St. John sub Castro.

  2. Jane Denman was baptised on 19 December 1721 in Newick and buried there on 24 December 1721.

  3. Ann Denman was baptised on 26 May 1723 in Newick.

  4. Jane Denman was baptised on 13 June 1725 in Newick.


DENMAN          HEASMAN          TOWNER

This page was updated on 10 April 2012