Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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William NEWNHAM (1744-1832)

and Mildred FAULCONER (1748-1807)


William Newnham and Mildred Faulconer married on 10 May 1770 in Balcombe, Sussex.  He was then from Ardingly, Sussex.  (They were not my direct ancestors.)

William Newnham was born on 25 June 1744 and baptised on 8 July 1744 in Ardingly, Sussex.  He was the son of John Newnham (1712-1745) and Anne Potter (c1710-1771).  William died aged 89 years and was buried on 9 January 1832 in Ardingly.  The burial register noted that he was from West Hill.

Mildred Faulconer was baptised on 27 September 1748 in Balcombe, Sussex.  She was the daughter of William Faulconer (c1722-1775) and Mary Shallcross.  Mildred died aged 58 years and was buried on 28 May 1807 in Ardingly.  Her father left her a legacy of 50.


William Newnham and Mildred Faulconer had 4 known children:

  1. William Newnham was baptised on 17 July 1771 in Balcombe.  William married Mildred Newnham in 1796.  (They have their own page.)

  2. John Newnham was baptised on 21 July 1775 in Balcombe.

  3. Henry Newnham was baptised on 24 June 1785 in Balcombe.

  4. Mildred Newnham was baptised on 6 August 1791 in Balcombe.  She died aged 36 years and was buried on 24 June 1827 in Ardingly.  The burial register noted that Mildred Heasman was the daughter of Mr. William Newnham.

    Mildred married Benjamin Heasman by licence on 8 April 1812 in Ardingly.  He was a bachelor and she a spinster.  The witnesses to their marriage were Edward Heasman and Mary Heasman.



This page was updated on 23 April 2012