and Elizabeth ROOTES (1667-1740)
and Elizabeth Willson married by licence on 28 August 1701 in Horsted
Keynes, Sussex. He was then a yeoman of Ardingly and she a widow of
Fletching. Their marriage licence was issued by the Archdeaconry of
Lewes, which also mentioned he was a bachelor of Ardingly and
Elizabeth Wilson a widow of Fletching. Previously as
Elizabeth Rootes she had married John Willson,
gent on 19 December 1689 in Fletching, Sussex.
(They were not my direct ancestors.)
Newnham was baptised on 27 September 1677 in Ardingly, Sussex.
He was the son of Edward Newnham (1648-?) and
was baptised on 1 April 1667 in Cuckfield, Sussex. She was the
daughter of Thomas Rootes and Elizabeth Didicott.
Elizabeth died died aged 70 years (as per a transcript of the registers) and was buried on 2 June
1740 in Ardingly. The burial register noted that she was the wife of
Mr. John Newnham, senior from Westhill.
John Newnham and
Elizabeth Rootes had 9 known children:
Elizabeth Newnham was born on 4 September 1702 and
baptised on 11 September 1702 in Ardingly.
Elizabeth may have married William Putland on 21 May
1724 in Ardingly. He was from East Grinstead.
Mary Newnham was born on 23 November 1703 and baptised
on 26 November 1703 in Ardingly. She died aged 81 years and was
buried on 27 June 1784 in West Hoathly.
Mary married John Browne on 17 September 1728
in Ardingly. He was from West Hoathly.
John was baptised on 25 February 1675/6 in West Hoathly and was the son
of John Browne and Ann Paine. He
was buried on 17 November 1765 in West Hoathly.
John and Mary had the following children:
John Browne was baptised on 29 August 1729 in West
Hoathly and buried there on 29 September 1731.
William Browne was baptised on 30 August 1732 in
Joseph Browne was baptised on 9 September 1737 in
Mary Browne was baptised on 20 July 1743 in West
John Newnham was born on 17 September 1705 and baptised
on 20 September 1705 in Ardingly. He was buried on 1 September
1710 in Ardingly.
Thomas Newnham was born on 4 January 1706/7 and
baptised on 7 January 1706/7 in Ardingly. He was buried on 31 July
1708 in Ardingly.
Dedicott Newnham (son) was baptised on 17 March 1707/8
in Ardingly and buried there on 22 March 1708.
Susanna Newnham was baptised on 30 January 1710 in
Ardingly and buried there on 15 September 1710.
was baptised on 6 February 1711/2 in Ardingly. John married
Anne in about 1736/7. (They have their own page.)
Sara Newnham was baptised on 6 February 1711/2 in
Ardingly. She died aged 22 years and was buried on 18 June 1734 in
Susanna Newnham was baptised on 18 November 1713 in
This page was updated on 23 April 2012