Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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Richard MARCHANT (1661-1702)

and Ursula READ (c1665-?)


Richard Marchant and Ursula Read married on 2 July 1686 in Mayfield, Sussex.  (They were not my direct ancestors.)

Richard Marchant was baptised on 21 January 1660/1 in Mayfield.  He was the son of Luke Marchant (1629-1678) and Elizabeth Bodle (c1639-?).  He may have been a twin.  He died in April 1702.

Ursula Read may have been born in about 1665.  She may have been the daughter of Clement Read and have also had a brother of that name.


Richard Marchant and Ursula Read had 6 known children:

  1. Ursula Marchant was baptised on 21 October 1687 in Mayfield.  She may have married James Parfet on 1 February 1712/3 in Dallington.

  2. Richard Marchant was baptised on 2 August 1690 in Mayfield.

  3. Luke Marchant was baptised on 5 May 1692 in Mayfield.

  4. Thomas Marchant was baptised on 19 April 1694 in Mayfield.

  5. Elizabeth Marchant was baptised on 4 February 1696/7 in Mayfield.

  6. Clement Marchant was baptised on 6 June 1700 in Mayfield.