Ancestors of Mandy Willard
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and Elizabeth SCARDFIELD (c1740-1823)
may have been my 5x Great Grandparents.
(Click here to see their place in my pedigree chart.
At one point I was fairly certain they were my ancestors, but after more
digging, I'm now not sure they were the Great Grandparents of my 2x Great
Grandfather, Edmund Goble.) John and Elizabeth
married by banns on 5 October 1766 in Easebourne, Sussex. He was a labourer of Heyshott, Sussex and signed his name, whilst Elizabeth was of the tything of
Ambersham, Sussex and made her X mark. The witnesses to their marriage were
(think thatís his surname, he signed his
name). The banns were published at Easebourne on 14, 21 and 28 September 1766.
was baptised on 30 December 1737 in
Heyshott, Sussex. He was the son of
Edward Peryer (c1710-1788) and
John was buried on 8 February 1816 in Heyshott.
date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me (see
below). She was buried on 10 August 1823 in Heyshott.
John Peryer and Elizabeth
Scardfield had 4 known children:
Peryer, my possible 4x Great
Grandmother, was baptised on 26 July 1767 in Easebourne. Her motherís
name was recorded as Elizabeth. She married
Goble in 1786. (They have
their own page.)
was baptised on 2 July 1769 in Heyshott.
His motherís name was recorded as Mary.
was baptised on 17 May 1772 in Heyshott.
Her motherís name was recorded in the baptism register as Mary. She
died in 1847.
As Ann Perryer
she married Moses
Hilton on 2 June 1789 in Heyshott.
Moses was of Woolavington and Ann of Heyshott. The witnesses to
their marriage were
(The Sussex marriage index say they married in Petworth. I have a
copy of the PRTSoc's transcript of the Petworth marriages, and Moses and
and Ann's marriage was not included.)
Moses was baptised on 20 March 1766 in 1768 in Graffham and was the son of
John Hilton and Sarah Mullard.
He died in 1842
Moses and Ann had 4 known children:
Ann Hilton was baptised on 14 March 1790 in Heyshott and probably
died as an infant.
Ann Hilton was baptised on 5 February
1792 in Heyshott. On 24 December 1808, she was most probably a
witness to the marriage of her cousin
James Hilton was baptised on 29 January 1798 in Heyshott.
He died in 1877.
James married Ann Hopkins on 27 April 1819 in Angmering, Sussex.
James and Ann had 9 known children.
Thomas Hilton was baptised on 22 December 1799 in Heyshott.
Might Moses and Ann have been the parents of:
Frederick Hilton was baptised on 5 November 1809 in
Sarah Hilton was baptised on 21 January 1812 in Findon.
Mary Anna Hilton was baptised on 19 March 1815 in
As Mary Hylton did she marry married William
Philp on 20 April 1835 in Petersfield, Hampshire?
William was born/baptised on 29 November 1812 in Petersfield. His
wife Mary was said to have been born about 1815/6 in Trotton.
However, on 28 July 1811, Joseph Hilton, son of
Thomas Hilton and Susanna was baptised in
Trotton, so might they have been Mary's parents? (The Sussex
marriage index notes a Thomas Hilton married
Elizabeth Johnson on 22 August 1808 in Trotton. Joseph
married in 1837 to Charlotte Etherington and one of the
witnesses to their marriage was Elizabeth Hilton.)
At the time of the 1841 census the couple, together with 2 children were
living in Chapel Street, Petersfield. They were both said to be 25
years old and William was a carpenter. Also with them on census
night was 15 year old servant Ann Hobbs.
When the 1851 census was recorded, the couple and 5 children were living
at Chapel Green in Petersfield. William was then a 38 year old
carpenter and said he was born in Petersfield. Mary was then 36
and said she was born in Trotton. With the family on census night
was his 60 year old widowed mother, Sarah Philp, and
7 other men of various ages, occupations and places of birth.
The couple and 4 children were living in Chapel Street in 1861.
Williams was then a 48 year old joiner and Mary was 47. This time
she said she was born in Chidhurst, Sussex (Chithurst?).
By 1871 the family had moved to Station Road in Petersfield.
William was a 58 year old carpenter and Mary was 56. She then said
she was born in Trotton. With the couple on census night were 3 of
their children and 9 year old granddaughter, Susannah Philp.
William and Mary had the following known (to me) children:
Charles Philp was born about 1836 in Petersfield.
In 1841 he was 5 years old. He was 15 years old in 1851.
Mary Ann Philp was born about
1841 in Petersfield. In 1841 she was a year old. She was
10 years old in 1851. The 1861 census records that she was 20
years old and living with her parents.
Susan Philp was born about 1843 in Petersfield.
She was 7 years old in 1851. In 1861, Susanna Philip
was a 17 year old pupil teacher and living with her parents.
Elizabeth Philp was born about 1846 in
Petersfield. She was 5 years old in 1851. In 1861 she
was a 15 year old scholar. She was an unmarried 25 year old in
1871 and living with her parents.
Henry Philp was born about 1849 in Petersfield.
He was 2 years old at the time of the 1851 census. The 1861
census recorded that he was a 12 year old college boy, living at the
Churches College in College Street, Petersfield. In 1871 he
was a 22 year old carpenter and living at home with his parents.
William Philp was born about 1854 in Petersfield.
He was a 7 year old scholar in 1861. In 1871 he was a 17 year
old carpenter, living at home with his parents.
Harriot Hilton was baptised on 27 December 1818 in
Elizabeth Hilton was baptised on 12 November 1820 in
last baptism in 1820 Ann would have been about 48 years old. Might they have
had a son named Moses, born say about 1794 and who also married an Ann, and
might they have been the parents of the Graffham children?
was baptised on 10 July 1773 in Heyshott.
His motherís name was recorded as Elizabeth.
I have a query! The Heyshott parish
register seems to imply that there were 2 Peryer couples, John and
Elizabeth, and John and Mary. So Iím not sure about the above family group.
Or were Elizabeth and Mary one and the same?
was baptised on 23 May 1738 in
Funtington, Sussex and was the daughter of
But I think this Elizabeth married
by licence on 15 December 1756 in
Singleton, Sussex. Robert and Elizabeth were both of Singleton and both made their
X marks. The witnesses were
(signed) and Mary
In July 2009 I received an email from
Steve Philp, regarding the possibility that Moses
Hilton and Ann Peryer may have been the
parents of Mary Hylton born about 1816 in Trotton,
Sussex. Steve had found an entry at Family Search implying
Moses and Ann were Mary's parents, but the entry is/was in a
pedigree resource file and a bit vague. Steve also passed on a
Petersfield Marriages, which shows the marriage of Mary
Hylton to William Philp in 1835.
The following site gives details of
Hilton Family events, which mentions Moses and Ann, and their
daughter Mary born 1816 in Heyshott.
This page was last updated on 12 July