Thomas SYMMONDS (c1666-1748)
and Sarah BURLEIGH (c1672-1754)
married on 28 July 1699 in Ardingly, Sussex. Nothing further was recorded in
the marriage register. (At one point I had thought Thomas and Sarah were
my ancestors, but have since realised they were not.)
may have been born about 1664-6 in Ardingly or
the surrounding area. He was most probably the son of
(1638-1722). He died aged 84 years and was
buried on 12 May 1748 in Ardingly.
died aged 82 years and was buried on 3 May 1754
in Ardingly. Therefore, she was born about 1672. The closest baptism
I have so far found was on 10 May 1674 in East Grinstead, the daughter of
Burley (1630-?) and
(1645-?). But, a
by banns on 20 February 1697/8 in Cuckfield, Sussex and the register records
they were both single.
Thomas Symmonds and Sarah Burleigh
had 4 known children:
Simmonds was born on 6 August 1700 and baptised on 31 August 1700 in Ardingly.
Edward Marchant (1696-1761) in 1728. (They have their own page.)
Simmonds was born on 3 July 1703 and baptised on 5
November 1703 in Ardingly. She married
Stedman in 1733. (They have their
was born on 29 April and baptised on 15 May
1705 in Ardingly. He may have died before 1782. He may have married
who died aged 72 years and was buried as a widow on 10 January
1782 in Ardingly.
was baptised on 11 October 1707 in Ardingly.
As Hugh Simmonds he may have married Ann Marchant
on 22 April 1725 in Balcombe, Sussex, and/or Elizabeth Randal
on 27 December 1727 in Plumpton, Sussex. However, he did have 2
cousins named Hugh: Hugh
Symonds born 1697 and
born in 1707.
Could the following be the possible parents of Sarah:
Edward Burly and Mary Hobdy married on 5
May 1664 in West Hoathly, Sussex.
Thomas Burly and Mary Grun married on 17
May 1659 in East Grinstead, Sussex.