Ancestors of Mandy Willard
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and Mary THORPE (c1685-1753)
married on 9 June 1707 in Uckfield, Sussex. He was then of
Little Horsted and she of Uckfield. (They were not my direct
Thomas Gadesbe was baptised on 16 November 1679 in Little Horsted,
He was the son of
and Joan (c1650-1728). Thomas was buried on 2 September 1750 in
Little Horsted. The burial register noted that he was the clerk.
Mary Thorpe's date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me.
She may have been baptised on 10 April 1679 in East Grinstead, Sussex and
have been the daughter of Jervis Thorpe and Ann.
She and/or her daughter may have been buried on 30 March 1750 or 13 June
1753 in Little Horsted. The Mary buried in 1750 was from Framfield,
therefore, I think it more likely that the 1753 burial was that of Thomas's
widow and 1750 of their daughter.
Thomas Gadsby and Mary Thorpe had 4 known
Mary Gadsby was baptised on 17
October 1708 in Little Horsted.
Mary had an illegitimate daughter:
Mary Gadsby was baptised on 6 February 1732/3 in Little Horsted.
Mary married John Osborne on 21 February 1754 in Framfield.
He was then from Uckfield and Mary of Framfield.
John was baptised on 24 July 1731 in Framfield and was the son of George Osborne
and Ann Weller.
John and Mary had the following children:
John Osborne was baptised on 28 December 1754 in
Mary Osborne was baptised on 21 April 1756 in
Framfield. She or her mother may have been buried on 21 May
1756 in Framfield.
John Gadsby was baptised on 22 February 1709/10 in Little Horsted.
He may have died in Framfield and have been buried on 26 November 1784
in Little Horsted.
John married Sarah Durant on 27 April 1738
in Little Horsted.
Sarah was buried on 17 July 1778 in Little Horsted. The burial
register noted that she was the wife of John Gadsby of
John and Sarah had 2 known children:
Sarah Gadsby was baptised on 8 July 1739 in Little Horsted.
She may have been buried on 13 October 1757 in Little Horsted. The
burial register noted that she was the daughter of John and Sarah.
Ann Gadsby was baptised on 31 March 1741 in Framfield. She
may have been buried on 4 October 1758 in Little Horsted. The
burial register noted she was the daughter of John and Sarah.
Susanna Gadsby was baptised on 24 July 1743 in Framfield. (A
transcript of the Framfield baptism register noted that her mother was
Susanna married William Elphick by licence on 20 January 1774 in Framfield. Their marriage licence was issued on 19 January 1774 by
the Archdeaconry of Lewes and recorded that William was a bachelor and
yeoman, and Susanna a spinster. They were both over the age of 21
and both of Framfield.
William and Susanna had the following children:
William Elphick was baptised on 21 August 1774 in
Sarah Elphick was baptised on 7 July 1776 in
Ann Elphick was baptised on 22 July 1778 in
William Elphick, widower married Elizabeth Hart
by licence on 27 August 1780 in Framfield. Their marriage licence
was issued by the Archdeaconry of Lewes on 25 August 1780 and noted that
he was a widower and yeoman of Framfield and she a spinster aged 19
years who married the consent of John Hart of Framfield.
(The transcript of the Framfield burial register does not record the
burial of Susanna between 1778 and 1780, nor does the baptism register
show any further children for William and Susanna after 1778.)
Elizabeth Gadsby was baptised on 31 May 1712 in Little Horsted.
She may have died in 1772.
Elizabeth married John Banks on 6 May 1734 in Little Horsted.
John was baptised on 20 November 1711 in Laughton, Sussex and was the son
of John Banks (1681-1738) and Jane Gowens
John and Elizabeth had the following children:
Sarah Banks was baptised on 7 April 1735 in Little
Elizabeth Banks was baptised on 3 April 1737 in Little
John Banks was baptised on 6 May 1739 in Little Horsted.
He may have died in 1805.
William Banks was baptised on 23 November 1746 in
Charles Banks was baptised on 30 July 1749 in Little
Horsted. He may have died in 1808.
Charles married Elizabeth Cottington on 21 December
1770 in Framfield.
Elizabeth was baptised on 10 March 1751 in Framfield and was the
daughter of John Cottington and Mary Alrege.
Charles and Elizabeth had the following children:
Barbara Banks was baptised on 21 August 1774 in
Framfield. Barbara married Richard Weller on
26 October 1795 in Little Horsted. She was then of Little
Horsted and he was from Glynde.
Sarah Banks was baptised on 3 November 1776 in
Charles Banks was baptised on 3 January 1779 in
Benjamin Banks was baptised on 3 May 1752 in Little
Benjamin married Sarah Cottington on 22 June 1775 in
Sarah may have been baptised on 30 March 1754, the daughter of
Thomas Cottington and Sarah Gadsby, or on 5
October 1754 the daughter of John Cottington and
Mary Alrege. Sarah died aged 45 years and was
buried on 15 September 1799 in Framfield.
Benjamin and Sarah had the following children:
Benedicta Banks was baptised on 7 January 1776 in
Framfield. She may have married John Collins
on 10 November 1792 in Waldron, Sussex.
Winifred Banks was baptised on 7 May 1780 in
Framfield. Winifred married Edward Baker by
licence on 12 April 1812 in Piddinghoe. She was then a
spinster of Southover and he a widower of Piddinghoe. Their
marriage licence was issued on 11 April 1812 by the Archdeaconry of
Lewes, which noted that he was a widower aged 30 years and upwards
of Piddinghoe, whilst she was a spinster of Lewes, Southover.
Sarah Banks was baptised on 24 August 1783 in
Sarah Gadsby was baptised on 26 November 1716 in Little Horsted.
She died aged 81 years and was buried on 3 November 1798 in Framfield.
The burial register noted that she was a widow.
Sarah married Thomas Cottington by banns on 14 December
1750 in Framfeld, Sussex. They were both then of Framfield.
Thomas was baptised on 7 April 1720 in Framfield and was the son of
James Cottington and Elizabeth who had
married sometime before or about 1708. He died aged 69 years and
was buried on 23 June 1789 in Framfield.
Thomas and Sarah had the following children:
Sarah Cottington was baptised on 30 March 1754 in
Framfield. Sarah may have married Benjamin Banks
on 22 June 1775 or Thomas Holford on 14 March 1779.
Both marriages took place in Framfield.
Thomas Cottington was baptised on 7 December 1755 in
Framfield. Thomas may have married Judith Hall on
14 February 1790 in Framfield.
Ann Cottington was baptised on 20 February 1761 in
Thomas Holford and Sarah
Cottington had the following children:
Thomas Holford was
baptised on 9 December 1779 in Framfield. He was buried with is
father on 9 January 1781 in Framfield.
was baptised on 16 April 1781 in Framfield. As Frances
Holford she may have married John Skinner of
Uckfield on 8 April 1805 in Framfield.
This page was updated on 17 May 2012