Ancestors of Mandy Willard
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and Dinah JEAL (c1751-1829)
William Gumbril and Dinah Jeal married by banns on 27 December 1777
in West Chiltington, Sussex. He was then of West Chiltington and
she was from Shipley, Sussex. The witnesses to their marriage were
Edmund Greenfield and John Adams. (They were not my direct
William Gumbril was baptised on 28 December 1755 in
Billingshurst, Sussex. He was the son of
and Hannah Wilner
Dinah Jeal's date and place of birth/baptism are unknown,
Dinah died aged 78 years and was buried on 24 October 1829 in
Billingshurst, therefore, she was born about 1751. Might she have
been baptised on 24 April 1748 in Slinfold, Sussex, the daughter of
Thomas Geale and Betty Brooker?
William Gumbril and
Dinah Jeal had
9 known children:
Stephen Gumbrell was baptised on 21 May 1778 in
Billingshurst. On 7 October 1791 he was apprenticed to Luke Lathy in Billingshurst.
Stephen and Susan
may have had the following children:
William Gumbrill was baptised on 11 July 1802 in
Stephen Gumbrell may have been part of this family.
He died aged 22 years and was buried on 6 October 1829 in Billingshurst,
therefore, he was born about 1807.
James Gumbrell was born about 1817. He married
Jane Holden by banns on 3 August 1839 in Pulborough.
He was a 22 year old bachelor and labourer and she was a 21 year old
spinster and servant. Their fathers were named as Stephen
Gumbrell and Thomas Holden who were both
labourers. The witnesses to their marriage were James
Overington and Alfred Gumbrell.
William Gumbrel was baptised on 26 December 1779 in
Billingshurst. He died aged 42 years and was buried on 26 February
1822 in Billingshurst. He may have been apprenticed to George Balchin of Billingshurst on 8 October 1791.
Sarah Comper by banns on 4 July 1802 in
Billingshurst. The witnesses to their marriage were Richard Semman and
Elizabeth Gumbrell was baptised on 21 October 1781 in
Thomas Gumbrell was baptised on 30 March 1783 in
Abraham Gumbrell was baptised on 20 June 1784 in
Hannah Gumbrell was baptised on 9 October 1785 in
Billingshurst. She may have died aged 72 years and have been
buried on 9 February 1855 in Pulborough.
A bastardy order was issued on 10 June 1815, naming
Wells a wheelwright as the putative father of Hannah's daughter
who was born at the house of William Bridgewater in Wisborough Green.
Hannah had the following child:
Louis Wells Gumbull was born on 22 February 1815
and baptised on 14 May 1815 in Billinghurst.
She had the following son:
George Ayling Gunbrill was baptised on 3
September 1848 in Pulborough. The baptism register
recorded his mother's name as Lois Gunbrill, a
William Ayling by banns on 21 July 1819
in Pulborough. He was a bachelor and she a spinster. The
witnesses to their marriage were Hannah Jay and James Overington.
William may have been baptised on 13 November 1796 in Pulborough and
have been the son of Thomas Ayling and Sarah
Muggridge. He died aged 63 years and was buried on 1
October 1860 in Pulborough. The burial register noted that he was
from Brosbury in Pulborough.
When the 1851 census was recorded William and Hannah were living at
Brooksbury in Pulborough. He was a 55 year year old farmer of 24
acres, employing 1 labourer. She was 64 years old. Also with
them was 35 year old unmarried daughter-in-law Lois Wells
Gumbrill, 2 year old George Gumbrill and 18
year old farm labourer, George Parker.
Dinah Gumbrell was baptised on 18
March 1787 in Billingshurst. A removal order was issued on 26
November 1806 by the overseers of Shipley parish, returning her to
Diana had the following child:
Samuel Gumbrel was baptised on 26 March 1809 in
Luke Roberson on 16 October 1811 in
Billingshurst. The witnesses to their marriage were Leah
Herrington and James Champion.
Luke and Dinah had the following child:
Thomas Roberson was baptised on 17 May 1812 in
Nathaniel Gumbrel was baptised on 17 March 1789 in
Billingshurst and buried there as an infant and pauper on 21 March 1789.
This page was reviewed on 8 April 2012