Ancestors of Mandy Willard
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John HOWELL (1751-?)
and Sybil WESTMORE (c1751-1814)
John Howell and
Sibilla Westmore were my 5x Great
(Click here to see their place in my pedigree chart.) They married by
banns on 11 September 1776 at St. Nicholas,
Brighton, Sussex. They were both of Brighton. John signed his name and Sibb made
her X mark. The witnesses were Mary
Williams, Thomas Bridger,
John Paine and
James Paine. The banns were
published at St. Nicholas on 11, 18 and 25 August 1776.
may have been baptised on 28 July 1751 in Brighton and have been the son of
Howell (1711-?) and
Martha Noble (1714-?).
was born about 1751. She may have been the daughter of
Spicer (1706-1800). She died aged
63 years at Union Street and was buried on 2 March 1814 in Brighton as
John Howell and Sybil
Westmore had 8 known children:
was baptised on 15 June 1777 in Brighton.
Martha Howell, my 4x Great Grandmother,
was baptised on 28 November 1778 in Brighton.
Spicer in 1802. (They have their
was baptised on 22 September 1780 in
Brighton, and buried there on 27 October 1780.
was baptised on 13 January 1782 in
Hannah may have married
by licence on 28 August 1802 in Brighton. John was a bachelor and Hannah
a spinster. They were both of Brighton and both signed their names. The
George Howell and someone whose
name I canít read. John died in 1823 and left a will, in which he
mentioned his wife Hannah, sister Ann Mockford, brother William
Howell and late brother George Howell. John was then an
innkeeper at the New Ship Inn in Brighton. BUT, she did have a
cousin by the name of
Hannah Howell who was born in 1775. Also the Hannah married
to John may have died aged 59 in 1829, therefore, born about 1770.
was baptised on 17 November 1784 in
Brighton. He may have died aged 46 years and have been buried on 18
October 1829 at St. Nicholas, Brighton.
John may have married
Spicer by banns on 14 August 1805
at St. Nicholas, Brighton. John was a bachelor and Sarah a spinster and
they were both of Brighton and both signed their names. The witnesses
But a John Howell,
bachelor married Sarah Jones, spinster by banns on 24 July 1808 in
Brighton, and yet another John Howell, bachelor married Sarah
Grinyer, spinster by banns on 25 July 1809 in Brighton.
Spicer was baptised on 5 October 1786 in Brighton and was the daughter
Spicer (1751-1811) and
may have been the sister of
my 4x Great Grandfather, who married Martha Howell. Did
brother and sister marry a brother and sister? Then to add to the
confusion, a John Howell, bachelor married Jane Goldsmith,
spinster on 27 April 1806 and another John Howell, bachelor married
Lydia Shirley, spinster on 18 January 1809. Again both
marriages in Brighton. Therefore, there were at least 5
Howell's in Brighton at the same time of a similar age.
was baptised on 19 April 1787 in Brighton.
was baptised on 10 September 1788 in
Sarah may have married Robert Shrivell by
banns on 9
April 1807 in Brighton. He was then a bachelor and she a
spinster and they were both of Brighton.
Robert and Sarah had 4 known
Martha Shrivell was baptised on 9 October 1808 at St. Nicholas,
Sarah Shrivel was baptised on 24 March 1811 at St. Nicholas,
Robert Shrivell was baptised on 14 February 1813 at St. Nicholas,
Richard Shrivell was baptised on 25 May 1817 at St. Nicholas,
They may also have been the parents of the following children, but a
Robert Shrivell, bachelor married Sarah Roffe, spinster on 24
August 1818 in Brighton.
Thomas Shrivell was baptised on 27 December 1818 at St. Nicholas,
Elizabeth Shrivell was baptised on 9 April 1820 at St. Nicholas,
Mary Shrivell was baptised on 14 April 1822 at St. Nicholas,
was baptised on 29 April 1792 in
Mary may have married
Spicer by banns on 30 December 1812 in Brighton.
He was then a bachelor and she a spinster who were both of Brighton.
George was baptised on 21 October 1790 in Brighton and was the son of
Spicer (1751-1811) and
This page was updated on 19 May 2012