Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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James HOADLEY (1764-1844)

and Mary/Sarah (c1774-1844)


James Hoadley may have married twice.  Firstly to Mary and then to Sarah, or Mary and Sarah may have been one and the same.  No possible marriage(s) have been found in either the IGI or the Sussex marriage index.  (They were not my direct ancestors.  James was the brother of my 4x Great Grandfather, Richard Hoadley.)

James Hoadley was baptised on 1 July 1764 in Edburton, Sussex.  He was the second son of Thomas Hoadley (1738-1823) and Mary Matthew (1723-1816).  He was a yeoman farmer.  James died aged 80 years from Bronchitis on 6 November 1844 and was buried on 11 November 1844 in Henfield.  His death was registered by his son-in-law Stephen Yeates.  James left a will dated February 1832 (I have a copy of this document and will eventually transcribe it and include in this site.)

Mary and/or Sarah's date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me.  I have not found a possible burial for Mary.  Sarah was born about 1774 and died aged 70 years on 22 February 1844.  She was buried on 24 February 1844 in Henfield.

In 1841 the family were living at Eastout, Henfield.


James Hoadley and Mary had 1 known child:

  1. Mary Ann Hoadley was baptised on 3 February 1803 in West Firle, Sussex.

    Mary Ann married Stephen Yeates on 4 June 1825 in Henfield.

    Stephen and Mary Ann had 3 known children:

    1. Maria Yeates was baptised on 27 November 1825 in Henfield.

    2. Stephen Yeates was baptised on 28 October 1827 in Henfield.

      Stephen married Esther Fowler on 23 April 1851 in Shermanbury.  She was born about 1827 in Shermanbury.  In 1881 he was the Principal at the Classical Grammer School in Henfield Road, Cowfold.  He had retired by 1901 and the couple were living in Cowfold.

    3. Matilda Yeates was baptised on 28 June 1835 in Henfield.

      Matilda married John Penikett on 5 July 1860 in Henfield.

    In 1841 the Yeates family were living in Henfield Street, Henfield and Stephen was then a shoemaker.


James Hoadley and Sarah had 5 known children:

  1. Henry Thomas Hoadley was baptised on 30 March 1806 in West Firle.

    Henry married Mercy Clark on 12 December 1831 in Henfield.  The witnesses to the marriage were Stephen Yeates and Mary Ann Yeates.

    Henry and Mercy had 1 known daughter:

    1. Caroline Hoadley was baptised on 19 February 1834 at the Chapel Royal in Brighton, Sussex.

  2. Louisa Hoadley was baptised on 14 February 1808 in West Firle.

    Louisa married Thomas Tugwell on 31 December 1828 in Henfield.

    Thomas was born about 1803 in Keymer and died in 1870 in Steyning.

    Thomas and Louisa had 8 known children:

    1. Louisa Tugwell was baptised on 13 February 1830 in Henfield, Sussex.

    2. Laurence Tugwell was baptised on 27 November 1831 in Henfield and buried there on 25 March 1838.

    3. Letitia Tugwell was baptised on 15 December 1833 in Henfield and buried there in January 1835.

    4. Lydia Tugwell was baptised on 21 February 1836 in Henfield.

    5. Lucy Tugwell was baptised on 10 March 1839 in Henfield.

    6. Lewis Tugwell was born on 7 January 1842 and baptised on 13 February 1842 in Henfield.  He died on 14 August 1920 and was buried in Henfield.  He was a brickmaker journeyman.

      Lewis married three times.  Firstly to Emily Hillman on 30 September 1866 in Brighton.

      Emily was born on 22 January 1844 in West Grinstead and died in June 1878 in Brighton.  She was the daughter of William Hillman and Hannah Snashall.  Lewis and Emily had 4 known children.

      Lewis next married Eliza Andrews in 1880 in Lambeth, Surrey.

      In 1881 Lewis and Eliza were living at 38 Franklin Street, Brighton, and he was then a bricklayer.

      Eliza was born about 1839/40 in Luckingham, Wiltshire and died aged 52 in 1892 in Brighton.

      Lewis then married Catherine Holford in the second quarter of 1893 in Brighton.  She was born about 1844 in Clayton, Sussex.

    7. Lindfield Tugwell was baptised on 2 March 1846 in Henfield.

      Lindfield married Caroline Carter in 1868.  She was born about 1840 in Washington, Sussex.  The couple had 7 known children.  When the 1881 census was recorded the family were living in Malt House Cottages, South side of Lower Street, Pulborough, although Lindfield was not at home on census night.  Caroline was then described as married and a bricklayer's wife.

    8. Leah Tugwell was baptised on 12 October 1851 in Henfield.

  3. James Hoadley was born on 27 August 1811 and baptised the next day in Henfield.  He married Maria Barnard in 1840.  (They have their own page.)

  4. William Hoadley was baptised on 23 July 1815 in Henfield.  He died aged 76 years and his death was registered in the first quarter of 1892 in the East Preston registration district.

    William married Louisa Browning on 10 November 1841 in Henfield.  Eliza Hoadley was a witness to the marriage.

    Louisa was baptised on 2 January 1820 in Henfield and was the daughter of William Browning (1777-1859) and Anne Freeman (1781-1873).  She died aged 79 years and her death was registered in the first quarter of 1899 in the Horsham registration district.

    At the time of the 1851 census the couple and their 2 sons were living in Vicarage House, Burpham and William was a school master.  The couple were alone in 1861 and they were still living at the Vicarage in Burpham and William was the schoolmaster.  In 1871 the couple were living at South Marshes in Arundel, Sussex and William was a soap maker's clerk.  By 1881 they were back in Burpham living in a cottage and William was a land surveyor.  When the 1891 census was recorded the couple were living alone in Warningcamp, Sussex.

    William and Louisa had 2 known sons:

    1. William Hoadley was born on 14 December 1843 and baptised on 14 January 1844 in Henfield.  He was 7 years old in 1851.  In 1861 he was a 17 year old draper's assistant living in St. James Street, Brighton in the home of Richard Walker.

    2. Edward Henry Hoadley was born in the third quarter of 1847 in Burpham.  He was 3 years old in 1851.  In 1861 he was a 13 year old draper's apprentice living in St. James Street, Brighton, along with his brother.

  5. Eliza Hoadley was baptised on 17 August 1817 in Henfield.

    Eliza married William Parsons on 25 February 1843 in Henfield.  James Hoadley was a witness to the marriage.

    William was the son of Richard Parsons.

    William and Eliza had 1 known son:

    1. William Parsons was born about 1844 in West Grinstead.



This page was reviewed on 10 April 2012