Ancestors of Mandy Willard
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and Mary THORPE (1734-?)
Walter Sayers and Mary Thorpe were my 6x Great Grandparents.
here to see their place in my pedigree chart.) They married
on 28 May 1751 at the parish church of St. Bartholomew in Maresfield, Sussex. He was a bachelor and she a
spinster and they were both of Maresfield.
Walter Sawyers was baptised on 12 April 1726 in Fletching, Sussex.
He was the son of
Sawyers (1691-1732) and Catherine (c1700-1765). He
was buried on 19 August 1780 in Maresfield.
Mary Thorpe was baptised on 29 September 1734 in Maresfield.
She was the daughter of
Thorpe (1711-1794) and
Please note - sometimes their surname was recorded as Sayers, but I think
Sawyers was the more usual way this family spelt their surname.
Walter Sawyers and Mary
Thorpe had 11 known children:
was baptised on 29 September 1751 in
William may have married twice.
in about 1782 and then to
on 10 January 1787 in Maresfield. From
his first marriage there was 1 known son:
was born on 24 January and
baptised on 19 February 1782 in Lewes.
From the second marriage there were 2
was baptised on 5 August 1787 in
was baptised on 18 October 1795 in
my 5x Great Grandfather, was baptised on 18 November 1753 in Maresfield.
Wright in 1781. (They
have their own page.)
was baptised on 1 February 1756 in
was baptised on 9 July 1758 in
before or about 1785, and they had 5 known
was baptised on 12 June 1785 in
Fletching. An Elizabeth Sawyers was buried on 13 August
1789 in Fletching, but the burial register give no further identifying
was baptised on 22 April 1787 in
Fletching. A Thomas Sawyers was buried on 28 June 1792 in
Fletching, and again no further identifying information was included in
the burial register, so the burial may have been of the father or son.
was baptised on 14 June 1789 in
was baptised on 22 May 1790 in Fletching
and probably died as an infant.
was baptised on 11 December 1791 in
was baptised on 30 November 1760 in
Maresfield and buried there on 10 February 1761.
was baptised on 27 June 1762 in
was baptised on 10 August 1766 in
was baptised on 13 August 1769 in
was baptised on 9 August 1772 in
Maresfield and buried there on 25 November 1772, as Edward Sayers.
was baptised on 19 September 1773 in
Martha Sayers was baptised on 6
August 1775 in Maresfield and buried there on 12 October 1775.