Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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Thomas REDFORD (1682-?)

and Sarah HAMMOND (c1685-?)


Thomas Redford and Sarah Hammond were my 7x Great Grandparents.  (Click here to see their place in my pedigree chart.)  They married on 15 April 1706 in the parish church of St. Mary's in Guildford, Surrey.  He was then of Wisborough Green, Sussex and she of Kirdford, Sussex.

Thomas Reedford was baptised on 26 November 1682 in Wisborough Green, Sussex.  He was the son of 5 162 Thomas Redford (c1650-1706) and Ann (?-1700).

Sarah Hammond's date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me.  Might she have been the daughter of Richard Hamond and Rose Bridger who married in 1682 in Kirdford?

Neither Thomas or Sarah seem to have been buried in Wisborough Green.


Thomas Redford and Sarah Hammond had 5 known children:

  1. Thomas Redford was baptised on 29 October 1707 in Wisborough Green.

    Thomas may have married Sarah Voice on 30 April 1732 in Rudgwick, Sussex.  But there was a Thomas Redford baptised in 1709 in Warnham, the son of John Redford.  Thomas from Warnham may have married Mary Linfield on 9 October 1739 in Warnham.

    Sarah was baptised on 18 March 1709/10 in Billingshurst, Sussex and was the daughter of John Voice (1684-1762) and Sarah Tidey (?-1753).

    Thomas and Sarah had 5 known children:

    1. John Redford was baptised on 19 August 1733 in Rudgwick.

    2. Richard Redford was baptised on 9 February 1734/5 in Rudgwick.

    3. Thomas Redford was baptised on 3 October 1736 in Rudgwick.

    4. John Redford was baptised on 25 June 1738 in Rudgwick.

    5. Sarah Redford was baptised on 7 June 1741 in Rudgwick.  She married James Ellis on 5 October 1767 in Rudgwick.

  2. John Redford was baptised on 30 August 1709 in Wisborough Green.

  3. Richard Redford, my 6x Great Grandfather, was baptised on 15 May 1711 in Wisborough Green.  He married 5 129 Mary Young in 1735.  (They have their own page.)

  4. Betty Redford was baptised on 4 August 1713 in Wisborough Green.  As Elizabeth Redford she may have married George Miles on 23 May 1744 in Wisborough Green.

  5. Sarah Redford was baptised on 22 January 1716/7 in Wisborough Green.  She was buried on 31 May 1743 in Pulborough.

    Sarah married Hugh Mancer on 22 September 1741 in Pulborough.

    Hugh and Sarah had 1 known daughter:

    1. Mary Mancer was baptised on 5 September 1742 in Pulborough.

      Mary married Thomas Penfold on 10 October 1764 in Pulborough.

      Thomas and Mary had 8 known children:

      1. Sarah Penfold was baptised on 14 September 1766 in Pulborough.

      2. Mary Penfold was baptised on 19 February 1769 in Pulborough.  She was buried there on 9 January 1860.  Mary married Henry Whittington on 7 May 1791 in Pulborough.  He was baptised on 7 May 1769 in Thakeham, Sussex and was the son of Richard Whittington (1728-?) and Elizabeth Riddale (1731-?).  Henry died on 26 October 1852 in Pulborough.  Henry and Sarah had 8 known children.

      3. Thomas Penfold was baptised on 3 February 1771 in Pulborough.

      4. John Penfold was baptised on 5 February 1774 in Pulborough.

      5. Richard Penfold was baptised on 1 June 1777 in Pulborough.

      6. Peter Penfold was baptised on 5 September 1779 in Pulborough.

      7. James Penfold was baptised on 20 January 1782 in Pulborough.

      8. Elizabeth Penfold was baptised on 10 October 1784 in Pulborough.

    After Sarah’s death Hugh married Mary White on 11 June 1745 in Pulborough.



Richard Hamond married Rose Bridger on 30 January 1681/2 in Kirdford.  He may then have married Mary Pullen on 20 January 1690/1 in Kirdford.

Children of Richard Hammond:

  1. Richard Hamman was baptised on 1 April 1684 in Kirdford.  He may have married Mary Combes on 1 October 1710 in Petworth.

  2. Elizabeth Hamman was baptised on 5 November 1686 in Kirdford.  She may have married Richard Coles on 19 June 1705 in Kirdford.

  3. Ann Hammon was baptised on 16 April 1694 in Kirdford.  Her mother was Mary.

  4. Edward Hammon was baptised in May 1697 in Kirdford.  His mother was Alis.  Edward married Elizabeth Worsfold on 13 February 1720/1 in Wisborough Green.  On 5 June 1725 he may have taken on Henry Tuesley as an apprentice.  Edward was then a husbandman of Wisborough Green.

  5. John Hammond was baptised on 2 June 1700 in Northchapel, Sussex.  He may have married Mary Alderton on 19 November 1727 in Kirdford.



This page was updated on 5 July 2012