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19 May 2005
and Abigail LARBY (1665-1714)
John Hewett and Abigail Larby married on 16 November 1694 in
Petworth, Sussex. He was then of Cocking and she of Petworth.
John Hewett was baptised on 20 July 1668 in Cocking, Sussex. He
was the son of John
Hewett (1629-1707) and
(c1640-1720). He was buried on 24 September 1743 in Cocking. His
grandfather was a clothworker and his brother a weaver. When his
brother William married in 1702, a John Hewett clothier of
Cocking provided surety, but which John provided surety, this one or his
Abigail Larby was baptised on 13 February 1664/5 in Fittleworth,
Sussex. She was the daughter of John Larby and Ann.
She was buried on 21 January 1713/4 in Cocking.
John Hewett and Abigail Larby had 4 known children:
John Hewett was baptised on 25 May 1695 in Cocking and probably
died as an infant.
was baptised on 4 August 1700 in Cocking. His mother's name was
recorded as Alice in the baptism register. He married
in 1721. (They have their own page.)
Thomas Hewet was baptised on 26 February 1705/6 in Cocking and
buried there on 20 September 1706.
Sarah Hewitt was baptised on 9 May
1708 in Cocking. She may have married William Burgess by
licence dated 19 January 1730/1. The marriage licence was issued by
the Archdeaconry of Chichester and recorded that Sarah was a spinster of
Cocking, but stated that in the bond her name was recorded as Jane.
He was a bachelor and yeoman of Alington, Surrey. Surety for the
licence was proved by William himself and Thomas Cooksley a
victualler of Chichester. No children for either William and Sarah
or William and Jane have been recorded in the IGI. There was a
Jane Hewett born in 1714.
Many thanks to Roz Monaghan
for additions to this page.
Revised 23 September 2007