Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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John NEWNAM (1743-?)

and Sarah SANDALS (c1745-?)


John Newnham and Sarah Sandals married by banns on 2 November 1767 in Wivelsfield, Sussex.  They were both then of Wivelsfield.  (They were not my direct ancestors.)

John Newnham my have been baptised on 5 June 1743 in Chailey, Sussex and have been the son of John Newnham and Ann Butcher (?-1745).

Sarah Sandals date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me.  She may have been buried on 3 February 1796 in Wivelsfield.  Unfortunately the burial register only gives a name an no other helpful information.


John Newnham and Sarah Sandals had 10 known children:

  1. William Newnham was baptised on 24 April 1768 in Wivelsfield.  He married Sarah Avery, widow in 1790.  (They have their own page.)

  2. Ann Newnham was baptised on 29 October 1769 in Wivelsfield.

  3. Sarah Newnham was baptised on 22 September 1771 in Wivelsfield.

    Sarah may have married Edmund Holmes by banns on 5 August 1793 in Wivelsfield.  She was then of Wivelsfield and he was from Barcombe.

  4. John Newnham was baptised on 8 August 1773 in Wivelsfield.

    John married Elizabeth Hemsley by banns on 6 June 1795 in Wivelsfield.  He was then of Wivelsfield and she from Ditchling.

    John and Elizabeth had the following children:

    1. Mary Newnham was baptised on 19 November 1795 in Wivelsfield.

    2. Thomas Newnham was baptised on 25 November 1795 in Wivelsfield.

    3. John Newnham was baptised on 20 June 1802 in Wivelsfield.

  5. James Newnham was baptised on 20 August 1775 in Wivelsfield.

  6. Mary Newnham was baptised on 26 October 1777 in Wivelsfield.

  7. Elizabeth Newnham was baptised on 27 February 1780 in Wivelsfield.

  8. Hannah Newnham was baptised on 17 November 1782 in Wivelsfield.

  9. Ruth Newnham was baptised on 10 July 1785 in Wivelsfield.  It was noted in the baptism register that her parents were paupers.  She was buried on 10 January 1796 in Wivelsfield.

  10. Thomas Newnham was baptised on 6 July 1788 in Wivelsfield.



This page was updated on 23 April 2012