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James MATTHEW (1682-1754)

and Mary WOOLVEN (1687-?)

 

St. Peters, Twineham, circa 1910 - from http://www.westsussexpast.org.uk/pictures/index.htmlJames Matthew and Mary Woolven were my 6x Great Grandparents.  (Click here to see their place in my pedigree chart.)  They married by licence on 19 May 1709 at the parish church of St. Peter in Twineham, Sussex.  They were both then of Twineham.  Their marriage licence was issued by the Archdeaconry of Chichester in April 1706 and it recorded their names as James Matthewes and Mary Woolvin of Twineham.  Sponsors for the licence were Henry Woollven and David Foster.

James Matthew was baptised on 5 May 1682 in Bolney, Sussex.  He was the son of James Matthews (1659-1728) and Joan Mitchell (1657-1737).  He was a farmer.  James died in 1754, after the death of his son James, and was buried in Twineham as James Matthews, senior.

Mary Woolven was baptised on 17 December 1687 in Twineham.  She was the daughter of Henry Woolven (1655-1720) and Mary Jupp (c1660-1731).  She may have been buried on 14 January 1773 in Twineham, but the burial may have referred to a daughter-in-law or granddaughter.

 

James Matthew and Mary Woolven had 8 known children:

  1. Sarah Matthew was baptised on 6 March 1709/10 in Twineham.

  2. James Matthew was baptised on 11 April 1711 in Twineham.  James died in 1754, before his father, and was buried in Twineham as James Matthews, junior.

    James married Mary Haselgrove by licence on 27 June 1744 in Bolney.  He was then of Twineham and she of Bolney.

    James and Mary had 1 known son:

    1. James Matthews was baptised on 8 July 1744 in Bolney.  He died aged 64 years and was buried on 20 June 1809 in Bolney.  The burial register records that he was Mr. James Matthew of Worth in Sussex.

    James's widow, Mary Matthews may have married John Heasman by licence on 10 October 1758 in Bolney.

  3. Thomas Matthew was baptised on 9 September 1715 in Twineham.

    Thomas married Ann Reeve on 6 April 1738 in Shermanbury, Sussex.

    Thomas and Ann had 6 known children:

    1. James Matthews was baptised on 22 June 1739 in Shermanbury.

    2. Mary Matthews was baptised on 28 June 1741 in Shermanbury.  She may have married John Anscombe by banns on 9 July 1769 in Cowfold, Sussex.  John was then of Bolney and Mary of Cowfold.  The witnesses to the marriage were George Vinall and Eliza Anscombe.

      John and Mary may have had the following children:

      1. John Anscomb was baptised on 31 October 1774 in Bolney and buried there on 24 January 1778.

      2. Mark Anscomb may have been part of this family.

    3. Thomas Matthews was baptised on 24 July 1743 in Twineham, although at the time his parents were of Shermanbury.

      Did he marry Elizabeth Mitchel by banns on 25 July 1769 in Cuckfield?  And were they the parents of:

      1. Charles Mathew was baptised on 12 November 1769 in Twineham.  Did he marry Ann Robinson in 1796 and then Elizabeth Attree, nee Brown in 1809?

    4. John Matthews was baptised on 24 August 1746 in Twineham.  Only his father's name was recorded in the baptism register.

    5. Charles Matthews was baptised on 28 August 1748 in Twineham.  He died aged 55 years and was buried on 24 October 1803 in Cuckfield.  He may have married Sophia Waller on 3 December 1778 in Bolney.

      Charles and Sophia had the following children:

      1. Charles Matthew was baptised on 12 September 1779 in Bolney.

      2. Elizabeth Matthew was baptised on 3 September 1780 in Cuckfield.

      3. James Matthews was born on 1 August 1784 and baptised on 26 September 1784 in Ardingly.

      4. Mary Anne Matthews was baptised on 19 August 1787 in Cuckfield.

      5. Sophia Matthews was baptised on 13 December 1789 in Cuckfield.

      6. Sarah Matthew was baptised on 30 October 1796 in Cuckfield.

      7. Louisa Matthew was baptised on 16 September 1798 in Cuckfield.

    6. Ann Matthews was baptised on 25 November 1750 in Twineham.

  4. Henry Matthew was baptised on 9 June 1721 in Twineham.

    Henry married Elizabeth Souter on 9 April 1757 in Thakeham, Sussex.

    Henry and Elizabeth had 7 known children:

    1. Mary Matthews was baptised on 8 May 1757 in Thakeham.

    2. Elizabeth Matthews was baptised on 13 November 1759 in West Chiltington.

    3. John Matthews was baptised on 13 June 1762 in West Chiltington.

    4. Sarah Matthews was born about 1765 in Thakeham

    5. Henry Matthews was baptised on 3 June 1770 in West Chiltington.

    6. James Matthews was baptised on 30 October 1776 in West Chiltington..

    7. Lucy Matthews was baptised on 30 April 1780 in West Chiltington.

  5. Mary Matthew, my 5x Great Grandmother, was baptised on 11 December 1723 in Twineham.  She married twice.  Firstly to Richard Knight in 1747 and then to Thomas Hoadley in 1761.  (They have their own page.)

  6. John Matthew was baptised on 14 February 1724/5 in Twineham.  He died aged 74 years on 15 April 1798 and was buried on 18 April 1798 in Shermanbury.

    John married Jane Worsfold on 23 April 1752 in Shermanbury.

    Jane was baptised on 6 April 1730 in Shermanbury and was the daughter of John Worsfold and Mary Butcher.  She died aged 77 years on 29 May 1807 and was buried with her husband on 2 June 1807 in Shermanbury.

    John and Jane had 5 known children:

    1. Jane Matthews was baptised on 12 April 1761 in Shermanbury and buried there on 3 May 1761.

    2. Martha Matthews was baptised on 20 June 1762 in Shermanbury and buried there on 6 August 1764.

    3. John Matthews was baptised on 3 May 1765 in Shermanbury.  He died aged 63 years on 11 January 1828 in Henfield and was buried on 15 January 1828 in Shermanbury.

    4. Sarah Matthews was baptised on 30 September 1768 in Shermanbury.

      Sarah married Thomas Ward by licence on 22 September 1791 in Shermanbury.  He was a bachelor of Henfield and she a spinster of Shermanbury.  He signed his name and Sarah made her mark.  The witnesses to the marriage were William Stanford (signed) and Abigail Woolven (marked).  (Abigail may have been the wife of Richard Woolven.)

      Thomas was baptised on 3 March 1765 in Henfield, Sussex and was the son of Thomas Ward and Elizabeth Nicholson.

    5. Richard Matthews was baptised on 1 February 1773 in Shermanbury and buried there on 4 September 1773.

  7. Charles Matthew was baptised on 26 March 1727 in Twineham.  He was buried on 30 May 1776 in Albourne, Sussex.

    Charles married Jane Jupp by banns on 23 August 1756 in Albourne.

    Jane was born about 1738 and was buried on 21 December 1786 in Albourne.

    Charles and Jane had 6 known children:

    1. Susanna Matthews was baptised on 9 January 1761 in Albourne and buried there on 27 January 1761.

    2. Sarah Matthews was baptised on 9 January 1761 in Albourne.  She may have been buried there on 20 January 1776.

    3. Charles Matthews was baptised on 12 December 1762 in Albourne.  He was buried on 27 December 1822.

      Charles married Ann Goddard by banns on 18 January 1788 in Henfield.  He was then a bachelor of Hurstpierpoint and she a spinster of Henfield who married with consent.  The witnesses to their marriage were David Goddard and Thomas Knight.

      Ann was baptised on 18 December 1770 in Hurstpierpoint and was the daughter of David Goddard and Mary Johnson.

      Charles and Ann had 10 known children:

      1. Sarah Matthews was baptised on 11 April 1789 in Hurstpierpoint.

      2. William Matthews was baptised on 5 February 1792 in Hurstpierpoint.  William married twice, firstly to Lucy Marchant by banns on 19 December 1815 in Keymer, Sussex.  He was then a bachelor of Hurstpierpoint and she a spinster of Keymer.  The witnesses to their marriage were James Matthews and Richard Tulley.  As a widower he married Ann Banfield, widow, on 27 October 1822 in Hurstpierpoint.

      3. Phoebe Matthews was baptised on 3 August 1794 in Hurstpierpoint.  She may have married John Nutley by banns on 3 July 1811 in Brighton, Sussex.  They were both then of Brighton.  John was a bachelor and Phoebe a spinster.

      4. George Matthews was baptised on 6 January 1797 in Hurstpierpoint.  On 7 November 1818 a warrent was issued by the overseers of Hurstpierpoint for the examination of Philadelphia Lee, singlewoman who had named George Matthew, labourer as the father of her illegitimate 3 month old daughter.

      5. Elizabeth Matthews was baptised on 3 March 1799 in Hurstpierpoint.

      6. Mary Matthews was baptised on 29 November 1801 in Hurstpierpoint.

      7. Peter Matthews was born on 27 January 1804 and baptised on 25 March 1804 in Hurstpierpoint.

      8. John Matthews was bron on 10 October 1806 and baptised on 9 November 1806 in Hurstpierpoint.

      9. Jane Matthews was born on 14 March 1809 and baptised on 16 April 1809 in Hurstpierpoint.

      10. Harriet Matthews was born on 15 February 1812 and baptised on 24 February 1812 in Hurstpierpoint.

    4. James Matthews was baptised on 13 December 1772 in Albourne.

    5. John Matthews was baptised on 13 December 1772 in Albourne.

    6. Mary Matthews was baptised on 7 May 1775 in Albourne.

  8. Nicolas Matthew was baptised on 14 May 1732 in Twineham.  He married Elizabeth Norman in 1758.  (They have their own page.)

 

MATTHEWS          WOOLVEN

This page was updated on 20 May 2012