and Lucy GADSBY (c1737-1804)
were my 5x Great Grandparents.
here to see their place in my pedigree chart.) They married
on 19 February 1764 at St. John, Southover, near Lewes, Sussex. Charles was
then of Portslade, Sussex, and made his X mark. Lucy was of Southover and
made her X mark. The witnesses were Thomas ?nery and
who both signed their names.
was baptised on 24 January 1729/30 in Cuckfield, Sussex. He was the
(1702-?) and grandson of
(1667-1708) and Mary. Charles was buried on 21 August 1767 in
was born about 1737 and baptised aged 16
years on 24 April 1753 in Ringmer, Sussex. Unfortunately the baptism
register did not record the names of her parents. However, she was
most probably the daughter of
(1683-1746) and Elizabeth (?-1775). She most probably
died aged 65 years, as per the burial register, and was buried on 8 March
1804 in Patcham, Sussex, therefore, born about 1738/9. The burial
register noted that she was the wife of Thomas Vinall.
Lucy French married Richard
Johns by banns on 9 August 1792 at Patcham. The register
records that they were both of Patcham and that Richard signed his name,
whilst Lucy made her X mark. The witnesses to their marriage were James Lee and
Henry Lidbetter who both signed their names.
Richard Johns died aged 79 years and was buried on 23 May
1801 in Patcham, therefore, born about 1722. His first wife,
Anne Johns, was buried on 27 April 1784 in Patcham.
Lucy Johns, widow, married
Thomas Vinall, widower, by banns on 21 October 1802 at Patcham. They
were both of Patcham and Thomas signed his name, whilst Lucy made her X
mark. The witnesses were
Samuel Baker (signed his name) and
(made her X mark). Thomas may have first married Elizabeth
Baker by banns on 7 April 1761 in Patcham. They were both
then of Patcham.
Thomas Vinall died aged 78 years and was buried on 19 March
1804 in Patcham, therefore, born about 1726. His first wife Elizabeth
died aged 69 years and was buried on 20 January 1800 in Patcham, therefore,
born about 1731.
Charles French and Lucy
Gadsby had 2 known children:
French, my 4x Great
Grandmother, was baptised on 20 January 1765 in Patcham. She married
Tulet in 1787. (They have
their own page.)
was baptised on 8 February 1767 in Patcham
and buried there on 11 May 1767.
Henry Baker and Lucy French, nee Gadsby had 1 known
Fanny Baker French was baptised on
3 June 1770 in Patcham. She may have been buried on 23 February 1784 in
This page was updated on 20 May 2012