Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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John SCUTT (c1665-?)

and Joan SHAW (?-1697)


John Scutt and Joan Shaw married by licence in June 1690 in Shipley, Sussex.  Their marriage licence was dated 2 June 1690 and was issued by the Archdeaconry of Chichester, which recorded Joan was from Shipley.

John Scutt's date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me.

Joan Shaw's date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me.  As Joan wife of John Scutt of Wolfshill she was buried on 2 October 1697.


John Scutt and Joan Shaw had 2 known children:

  1. Thomas Scutt was baptised on 6 January 1691/2 in West Chiltington, at which time his parents were of Wolfshill.  Another Thomas Scutt was baptised on 4 October 1692 in Pulborough, the son of of Thomas Scutt (1657-1718) and Avis Searle (c1665-1695).  One of them married Avis Woods in 1720.

  2. William Scutt was baptised on 31 January 1693/4 in West Chiltington, at which time his parents were of Wolfshill.

    Might he have married Ann Langley in 1728 and then Elizabeth Heather in 1734?  Or did he marry Hannah Parker on 5 February 1735/6 in Pulborough?  On 23 May 1741, William, wife Hannah and daughter Hannah were returned to West Chiltington from Pulborough.

    Another William Scutt baptised in West Chiltington on 8 February 1689, the son of William Scutt.


There was another John Scutt living in West Chiltington at the same time as the above.  He was of Gatwick.


The following were the daughters of John Scutt, but which John:

  1. Hannah Scutt was baptised on 4 April 1695 in West Chiltington.

  2. Ruth Scutt was baptised on 2 July 1696 in West Chiltington.  She may have married John Sotcher on 6 August 1721 in Sompting, Sussex.  She was then of Lancing and he of Bury.

The other John's wife was Mary, whom he had married in 1685, and she died in 1698.  Did one of the John's then marry Mary Tilley on 20 May 1703 in Fittleworth, Sussex.  He was then a husbandman of Chiltington and she a widow of Pulborough.

A John Scutt of Chiltington left a will (ref. N 74) in 1728.


SCUTT          SHAW

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