Ancestors of Mandy Willard
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and Hannah HARRADEN (?-1738)
and Jane HAYLOR (1718-1777)
may have been my 6x Great
here to see their
possible place in my pedigree chart.) They married by licence on 13 May 1739 in
Billingshurst, Sussex. At the time they were both said to be of Billingshurst.
Their marriage licence was issued on 13 September 1739 by the Archdeaconry
of Chichester, which recorded that he was a widower and carpenter of
Thakeham and she a spinster of Thakeham. Surety for the licence was
provided by John himself and Edward Thompson a victualler of
Chichester. John had previously married Hannah Harriden
by licence on 8 October 1734 in Ashington, Sussex. They were both then
of Thakeham. Their marriage licence was issued on 7 October 1734 by
the Archdeaconry of Chichester, which recorded that he was a bachelor and
carpenter of Thakeham, whilst she was a spinster of Thakeham. Surety
for the licence was provided by John himself and John Costellow of
was baptised on 22 November 1708 in Thakeham, Sussex. He was
the son of Daniel Etheridge (1664-1749) and
John was buried in Billingshurst on 10 November 1777.
Hannah Harraden was the daughter of Richard Harraden and
Elizabeth. She was buried on 14 April 1738 in Thakeham.
was baptised on 11 May 1718 in Billingshurst,
Sussex. She was the
only child and daughter of
Daniel Haylor (c1687-1753) and
Jupp (?-1769). She was mentioned in her father's 1748 will as
Jane Etheridge and she was the sole executrix of his estate. She
inherited her father's messuage/tenement, garden, orchard and premises at
Rosar Gate (Rosier Gate on today's map). Jane only survived her husband by a
month and was buried in Billingshurst on 15 December 1777. It was
noted in the burial register that she was a widow.
John Etheridge and Hannah Harraden had 2 known children:
John Etheridge was baptised on 14 July 1735 in Thakeham. He was
left £10 in the will of Richard Harraden. John may have married
Hannah Jay by licence on 10 May 1772 in Horsham, Sussex. He was
then a farmer and they were both of Horsham.
Richard Ettinge was baptised in March 1738 in Thakeham.
John Etheridge and Jane
Haylor had 6 known children:
was baptised 23 August 1741 in
Billingshurst. He may have been killed on shingling the spire and
buried on 30 May 1766 in Billingshurst. On 11 April 1765 he was most
probably a witness to the his sister Eleanor's marriage.
Daniel married Ann Potter by banns on 22 February 1762 in
Billingshurst. He was then a bachelor and she a spinster. The
witnesses to their marriage were Joseph Potter and William Joyes.
Ann was probably baptised on 7 February 1762 in Billingshurst. The
baptism register records that she was a young woman, and unfortunately the
names of her parents were not recorded. She may have been buried on
14 August 1768 in Billingshurst. The burial register records that
she was a widow.
Daniel and Ann had 1 known child:
Eli Etheridge was baptised on 19 December 1762 in Billingshurst.
He was buried on 11 September 1786 in Billingshurst and the burial
register records that he was a bachelor and carpenter. Eli left a
will dated 30 August 1786 and proved on 17 September 1786. He
appointed his uncle
Older as executor and left him his freehold house, carpenters shop
and garden known as Roser Gate House.
was baptised on 28 October 1743 in
Billingshurst and buried there on 19 February 1745.
Eleanor Etheridge, my possible 5x Great Grandmother, was born on
26 February and baptised on 9 March 1744/5 in Billingshurst. She
Older in 1765. (They have their own page.)
Allen Etheridge was baptised on 18 September 1750 in Billingshurst.
He was buried on 26 August 1802 in Billingshurst.
Allen married Betty Bristow by banns on 31 May 1775 in
Billingshurst. He was then a bachelor and she a spinster and they
were both of Billingshurst. The witnesses to their marriage were
Anne Hastwell and William Puttock.
Betty may have died aged 80 years and have been buried as Elizabeth
Etheridge, widow, on 22 December 1824 in Billingshurst. She may
have been baptised on 23 October 1746 in Billingshurst and have been the
daughter of Thomas Bristow and Susan Ellis.
Allen and Betty had the following known children:
Lucy Etheridge was baptised on 23 June 1776 in Billingshurst and
buried there on 9 July 1779.
Charlotte Etheridge was baptised on 10 May 1778 in Billingshurst.
She married William Strudwick on 2 May 1799 in Wisborough Green,
Allan Etheridge was baptised on 10 or 18 June 1780 in
Billingshurst. His death was registered in the second quarter of
1847 in the Horsham registration district.
Allen married Sarah Manvell on 20 May 1802 in Horsham. He
was then a bachelor and she a widow and they were both of Horsham.
The witnesses to their marriage were Hannah Pledge and Sarah
Sarah died aged 77 years and was buried on 28 May 1843 in Billingshurst,
i.e. born 1766. As Sarah Laker she may have previously
married Edward Manfield by banns on 6 February 1785 in Horsham,
at which he was a labourer and they were both of Horsham.
When the 1841 census was recorded Allen was said to be 60 years old and
Sarah 75, and they were living in Bishopwick in Horsham. Allen was
then a carpenter.
Allen and Sarah had 3 known children:
Alan Etheridge was baptised on 11 January 1809 in Horsham.
He died aged 77 years and his death was registered in the first quarter
of 1885 in the Horsham registration district.
Rebecca Etheridge was baptised on 24 May 1810 in Horsham.
She died aged 22 years and was buried on 5 August 1832 in Horsham.
Henry Etheridge was baptised on 13 October 1814 in Horsham.
Rheny Etheridge was baptised on 21 April 1782 in Billingshurst.
Aaron Etheridge was baptised on 6 November 1785 in Billingshurst.
Aaron married Elizabeth Slauter on 12 September 1806 in
Billingshurst. They were both then of Billingshurst. The
witnesses to their marriage were Allen Etheridge and Charles
Eshec Etheridge (son) was baptised on 14 March 1790 in
Billingshurst. He may have died aged 52 years and have been buried
on 21 November 1841 in Billingshurst. A transcript of the
Billingshurst burial register records his name as Esh*k Etheridge.
As Ashack Etheridge he married Sarah Humphrey by banns on
24 May 1810 in Horsham. He was a bachelor and she a spinster.
The witnesses to their marriage were Sarah Manvall and Mary
When the 1841 census was recorded Eshack Etheridge and his wife
Sarah were both said to be 50 years old and he was a labourer.
They were living in Chapel Lane, Horsham along with Mary Etheridge,
a dressmaker, and George Etheridge, a carpenter, who were both
said to be 25 years old.
Arthur Etheridge was baptised on 3 February 1754 in Billingshurst.
He was buried on 3 May 1798 in Billingshurst. According the Sussex
marriage index, Arthur was a baker.
Ann Holder on 18 June 1776 in
Billingshurst. He was then a bachelor and she a spinster. The
witnesses were Ann May and William Puttock.
Ann may have been baptised on 11 August 1754 in Billingshurst and have
been the daughter of
Thomas Older and Sarah.
Arthur and Ann had
11 known children:
Daniel Etheridge was baptised on 29 September 1776 in
John Etheridge was baptised on 15 May 1778 in Billingshurst.
Arthur Etheridge was baptised on 23 January 1780 in
Amelia Etheridge was baptised on 3 June 1781 in Billingshurst.
Moses Etheridge was baptised on 23 April 1783 in Billingshurst.
He married Ann Warner on 25 July 1810 in Pulborough, Sussex.
David Etheridge was baptised on 3 July 1785 in Billingshurst.
He may have died aged 83 in the Kirdford Workhouse, as per the burial
register, and have been buried on 24 January 1870 in Billingshurst.
Philly Etheridge was baptised on 13 April 1788 in Billingshurst.
Fanny Etheridge was baptised on 22 November 1789 in
Billingshurst. Her mother's name was recorded as Mary in the
Timothy Etheridge was baptised on 29 July 1792 in Billingshurst.
Leah Etheridge was baptised on 28 December 1794 in Billingshurst.
Rhoda Etheridge was baptised on 27 December 1797 in
Susanna Etheridge was baptised on 2 July 1758 in Billingshurst and
buried there on 18 November 1760.
This page was reviewed on 10 April 2012