Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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Richard HIGHAM (c1570-?)

and Elizabeth (c1570-?)


Richard Higham and Elizabeth married sometime before 1597.

Richard Higham's date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me.

Elizabeth's date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me.


Richard Higham and Elizabeth had 3 known children:

  1. Robert Higham was baptised on 25 September 1597 in Iden.  Robert may have married Feargod Bradde on 1 June 1624 in Iden.  They had the following child:

    1. Robert Hygham was baptised on 10 June 1625 in Iden.

  2. Anne Hygham was baptised on 3 February 1598/9 in Iden.  Ann probably married Robert Murrell on 10 February 1625/6 in Iden.  Another Ann Hyam married Nicholas Catt in 1615.

  3. John Higham was baptised in June 1603 in Iden.


The National burial index records the following Westfield burials:

Anne Hiam on 13 January 1618

Elizabeth Hyem on 12 August 1623

Anne Higham on 25 January 1626

[blank] Hygham on 15 March 1628

John Heigham on 15 February 1632

Peter Higham on 23 November 1647


From the Sussex marriage index:

16 June 1560, William Hygham and Margery Auford, Westfield

2 November 1583, William Heygham and Margaret Pankerst, Ticehurst

20 April 1589, John Hyam and Christine Collyns, All Saints, Hastings

17 June 1590, Stephen Hiham and Alice Gillit, Ticehurst

11 November 1611, Dorothy Higham and William Lang, Battle

9 November 1613, Agnes Higham and David Fryar, Brede

17 July 1615, Ann Hyam and Nicholas Catt, Westfield

28 April 1618, Robert Higham and Mary Garret, Burwash

28 June 1619, John Higham and Martha Bunce, Burwash

16 April 1620, Dorothy Hiham and John Hunnt, Battle

16 April 1620, Joan Hiham and William Gilles, Battle

26 June 1620, Alice Higham and Joseph Byne, Guestling - he was from Burwash

6 April 1624, Mary Heigham and Thomas Smith, Burwash

1 June 1624, Robert Higham and Feargood Bradde, Iden

15 November 1624, Robert Higham and Margaret Hunt, Ticehurst

10 February 1625/6, Ann Hygham and Robert Murrell, Iden

30 November 1626, Thomas Hygham and Ann Iden, Westfield

6 June 1627, William Higham and Ann Chittenden, Catsfield

12 May 1628, Martha Heigham and Owen Crambrooke, Burwash

18 June 1628, Robert Heigham and Mary Keene, Etchingham - he was a gent of Etchingham

18 May 1629, Thomas Heigham and Ruth West, Burwash



This page was reviewed on 10 April 2012