Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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Samuel EASTWOOD (1760-?)

and Sarah Barrows THOMPSON (c1764-?)


Samuel Eastwood and Sarah Thompson married on 20 April 1782 in Burwash, Sussex.  (They were not my direct ancestors.  Samuel was the nephew of my 6x Great Grandmother, Frances Monk.)

Samuel Eastwood was baptised on 8 March 1760 in Burwash.  He was the son of William Eastwood (1714-1788) and Ann Monk (1719-?).

Sarah Barrows Thompson was born about 1764 in Heathfield, Sussex.  She was the daughter of John Thomson and Grace Parson (1739-?) who had married on 18 May 1763 in Heathfield.


Samuel Eastwood and Sarah Thompson had 7 known children:

  1. Sarah Eastwood was baptised on 30 June 1782 in Burwash.  She was baptised on the same day as her cousin William Eastwood.

  2. Ruth Eastwood was baptised on 16 April 1786 in Burwash.  Banns of marriage were published in Ticehurst in October 1807 between Nathaniel Boorman Cole and Ruth Eastwood, at which time they were both of Ticehurst.

  3. Samuel Eastwood was baptised on 29 July 1787 in Burwash.  He may have married Sophia Carman on 21 May 1807 in Burwash.

  4. James Eastwood was baptised on 18 October 1789 in Burwash.

  5. Stephen Eastwood was baptised on 6 May 1795 in Burwash.  He may have married Elizabeth Hyland on 16 February 1821 in Etchingham.  But he did have a cousin named Stephen Eastwood who was born in 1794.

  6. Hannah Eastwood was baptised on 16 November 1799 in Burwash.  She married Thomas Vigor in 1819.  (They have their own page.)

  7. Mary Eastwood was baptised on 15 August 1801 in Burwash.


Many thanks to the following for additions to this page:

Dez Eldridge          Julie Vigor          Nigel Wood

Please visit the Aussie Genes web site as there much there about the Vigor families.


This page was reviewed on 8 April 2012