Ancestors of Mandy Willard
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and Martha CRACKBONE (1655-1709)
Thomas Punnet and Martha Crackbone were my
8x Great Grandparents. (Click
to see their place in my pedigree chart.) They married by licence on 9
December 1678 in Ninfield, Sussex. She was then of Hooe.
Thomas Punnett's date and place of baptism are unknown,
to me. He was buried on 23 March 1721 in Hooe. Might he have been the son of
Thomas Punnet and Jane Chatfield who married
on 21 October 1651 in Crowhurst, Sussex? Jane may have been buried
in Crowhurst on 3 December 1652.
Martha Crackbone was baptised on 12 August 1655 in
Catsfield, Sussex. She was the daughter of
Richard Crackbone (1624-?) and
(1617-1667). She was buried on 5 September 1709 in
Hooe. The burial register recorded that she was Martha
wife of Thomas Punnett.
Thomas Punnett and Martha Crackbone had 6 known children:
Elizabeth Punet was baptised on 16 March 1678/9 in
Hooe. (Entry not in the transcript of the Hooe register.)
Anne Punnett was baptised on 2 June 1681 in Hooe.
John Poinett was baptised on 19 December 1683 in Hooe
and buried there on 26 December 1683.
James Poinett, my 7x Great Grandfather, was
baptised on 6 December 1684 in Hooe. He married
Barnes in 1712. (They have their own page.)
Martha Punnet was baptised on 3 December 1693 in Hooe and buried
there on 8 August 1701.
Mary Punnett was baptised on 22 December 1697 in
Hooe and buried there on 26 December 1697.
Did Thomas marry again to
Ann Sims on 2 April 1711 in Dallington, Sussex? He was then of Hooe and she of Hailsham. Or was
this Thomas the son of Thomas and Martha? Then on 8 November 1716,
Thomas Punnet married Sarah White,
widow, in Hooe. Ann was buried in Hooe on 12 December 1711 and
Sarah was buried there on 11 April 1720.
following be related:
Pannett and Elizabeth Courtisse married on 23
September 1613 in Heathfield, Sussex. He was then said to be of
Lancing, Sussex. They had the following sons:
Anthony Punnett was baptised on 29 May 1614 in Warbleton,
Sussex. He may have been buried on 20 January 1666/7 in
Bexhill as Anthony Pannett.
His unnamed wife was buried on 12 July 1660 in Bexhill, at which
time his name was recorded as Anthony Punnett.
He may have been the father of:
Anne Pannet was baptised on 13 February 1658/9
in Bexhill and buried there on 23 October 1661.
John Pannett was baptised on 3 March 1615 in Warbleton.
He may have been buried on 21 March 1689/90 in Bexhill, by the name
of John Punnett.
Pannet of Bexhill, Sussex, left a will dated 30 April 1639.
Was he baptised as Anthonie Paunet on 22 July 1586 in
Goring, Sussex, the son of Edward Paunet and
Punnett and Alice Medley married on 13 July
1618 in Battle, Sussex.
Pannett and Mercy Barnett married on 17
January 1624/5 in Wartling, Sussex.
Pannett and Mary Barnett married on 12 May
1628 in Wartling.
Pannet of Pevensey, Sussex, left a will dated 9 October 1630.
He may have been buried on 3 October 1648 in Bexhill, by the name of
Was he baptised on 24 October 1594 in Goring, the son of Edward
Paunet and Alice Bernard?
Punnet married before 1630. He had the following
Anne Punnet was baptised on 20 February 1630 in Crowhurst,
Elizabeth Punnet was baptised on 26 December 1632 in
Thomas Punnet was baptised on 6 January 1636 in Crowhurst.
William Punnet was baptised on 30 October 1642 in
Mary Punnet was baptised on 1 December 1644 in Crowhurst
and buried there on 16 May 1649.
Richard Punnet was baptised on 13 November 1650 in
Punnet of Udimore, Sussex, left a will dated 3 November 1641.
Pannet of Hurstmonceux, Sussex, left a will dated 19 April
Punnet and Jane Chatfield married on 21
October 1651 in Crowhurst.
Punnett and Mary Puller, widow married on 10
February 1652/3 in Battle, Sussex
Punnett and Elizabeth Brightesse married on 21
November 1653 in Sedlescombe, Sussex. They were both of Battle.
Punnet and Ellenour Fuller married on 14 July
1658 in Crowhurst.
Punnet and Elizabeth Beeching married on 21
June 1660 in Crowhurst.
Punet and Judieth married before 1669.
They had the
John Punet was baptised on 25 July 1669 in Cranbrook.
Punnet was buried on 5 January 1680/1 in Bexhill and it was
noted in the register that he was the parish clerk.
Michael Punnett and
Mary Croft married on 11 April 1680 in
Whatlington, Sussex. He was then of Westfield.
Thomas Punnet and
Elizabeth Collens married on 20 August
1674 in Rye. She was then a spinster.
Thomas and Elizabeth had
the following child:
Elizabeth Punnet was baptised on 17 November 1682 in Rye.
Punnet and Mary Firral married 8 December 1674
They had the
Thomas Punnet was baptised on 17 October 1675 in Cranbrook.
Robert Punnet was baptised on 9 December 1677 in Cranbrook.
Punnet and Mary Osborne married on 10 February
1678 in Cranbrook.
John Punnet and Elizabeth married
They had the following child:
Thomas Punnet was baptised on 5 December 1675 in
John Punnett and Jane married before
They had the following children:
Elizabeth Punnett was baptised on 29 September 1680
Susanna Punnett was baptised on 29 September 1680
Thomas Punnett and Jane Robert married on 18 July 1687 in
From "The Clockmakers of Sussex" by E.J. Tyler:
Thomas Punnett (I) of Rye. Made clock for Battle
church in 1656. Mayfield church in 1657, when based on Cranbrook.
Repaired Cranbrook church clock until 1669 then succeeded by John
Punnett. Repaired Rye church clock 1674. Acquired
property in Rye Landgate ward 1673; married 1674, son bap 1675; inventory of
property 1711; also gunsmith.
Thomas Punnett (II) of Rye. Records are not clear on
this man; he was either the Thomas Punnett b.1675 or
another who married at Rye in 1687. Inventory of his property was made
Searching the web I found note that the 1657 clock at St. Dunstan's parish
church in Mayfield was a preacher's clock and shows only the hour.
This page was updated on 20 May 2012