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Edward STRICKLAND (1718-1778)

and Ann GIBBONS (1715-1801)


Edward Strickland and Ann Gibbons married on 25 February 1746/7 in Etchingham, Sussex.  He was then of Mountfield, Sussex.  (They were not my direct ancestors.  Edward was the nephew of my 7x great grandfather, Estmond Stickland.)

Edward Stickland was baptised on 4 August 1718 in Burwash.  He was the son of John Stickland (1690-1723) and Elizabeth Austen (1691-1764).  He died on 6 March and was buried on 11 March 1778 in Appledore, Kent.

Ann Gibbon was baptised on 16 October 1715 in Salehurst, Sussex.  She was the daughter of William Gibbon and Susanna Elphick.  She died on 11 January 1801 and was buried on 21 January 1801 in Appledore.


Edward Strickland and Ann Gibbons had 5 known children: 5 202

  1. Mary Strickland was baptised on 5 June 1748 in Salehurst.

    Mary married John Mark.

  2. John Strickland was baptised on 6 August 1749 in Salehurst.  He died on 1 August and was buried on 5 August 1761 in Appledore.

  3. Edward Strickland

    Edward married twice.  Firstly to Sarah Newman on 16 October 1774 in Appledore.

    Sarah was born about 1752.  She died or was buried on 21 February 1786 in Appledore.

    Edward and Sarah had 6 known children (data from the IGI):

    1. Sal Strickland was born on 10 April 1775.  She died in 1851

    2. Edward Strickland was born on 22 April 1777.  He died on 9 January 1851.

      Edward married Susanna Godseef on 29 August 1806 at All Saints in Maidstone.

      When the 1841 census was recorded the couple were living at Moons Green in Wittersham, Kent.

      Edward and Susanna had 4 known children:

      1. Edward Strickland was born/baptised on 25 August 1808.

      2. William Strickland was born/baptised on 19 September 1810.  William may have married Harriet Jarrett on 1 September 1834 in Pevensey, Sussex.  She was born in 1819 and died in 1869.

      3. Frederick Strickland was born/baptised on 16 August 1812 in Appledore.  Frederick married Celia.  When the 1851 census was recorded the couple were servants in the home of William Cook at Court Lodge Farm in Appledore.

      4. James Waterman Strickland was born/baptised on 22 May 1814 in Appledore.  He died on 11 August 1879.  James married Louisa King.  She was born about 1813 in Staplehurst, Kent.  They had 10 known children.

    3. Elizabeth Strickland was born on 6 March 1779.

    4. Mary Strickland was born on 1 May 1780.

    5. John Strickland was born on 14 December 1781 and died in 1782.

    6. Zion Strickland was baptised on 23 January 1786.

    Edward then married Sarah Apps in 1788.

    They had 4 known children:

    1. James Strickland was born/baptised on 6 May 1789 in Appledore.  He died in 1790.  James married Elizabeth.

      When the 1851 census was recorded the couple and their unmarried 26 year old son were living at Hempstead Place in Appledore and James was a cattle salesman.

    2. Ann Strickland was born/baptised on 21 June 1790.

    3. Robert Strickland was born/baptised on 7 May 1792.  Did he marry Hannah Christmas on 27 December 1813 in Mountfield, Sussex.

    4. Harriot Strickland was born/baptised on 8 May 1796.

  4. William Strickland was baptised on 9 June 1755 in Appledore.  He died on 24 June and was buried on 26 June 1824 in Appledore.

    William married Elizabeth.

    Elizabeth was born about 1757.  She died on 26 January and was buried on 2 February 1826 in Appledore.

    William and Elizabeth had 13 known children:

    1. John Strickland was born about 1781.  He died in 1848 in Lydd.

    2. William Strickland was born about 1782.

    3. Henry Strickland was born about 1784 and died in 1789.

    4. Thomas Strickland was born about 1785.

    5. Elizabeth Strickland was born about 1787.

    6. Charles Strickland was baptised on 25 January 1789 in Ebony, Kent.

    7. Susannah Strickland was baptised on 7 September 1790 in Ebony.

    8. Thomas Strickland was baptised on 13 March 1792 in Ebony.

    9. Mary Anne Strickland was baptised on 4 March 1793 in Ebony.

    10. Benjamin Strickland was born about 1795.

    11. Frances Strickland was baptised on 24 February 1797 in Ebony.

    12. Rebecca Strickland was baptised on 19 December 1800 in Ebony.

    13. Edward Henry Strickland was baptised on 3 June 1804 in Ebony.

  5. Elizabeth Strickland was baptised on 15 October 1751 in Appledore.



1841 census - Moons Green, Wittersham, Kent (HO107/479, folio 37, page 5)

Edwd Strickland, 60, MS, born in Kent

Susannah Strickland, 60, born in Kent


1851 census - Court Lodge Farm, Appledore, Kent (HO107/1620, folio 336, page 12)

William Cook, Head, mar, 55, Farmer 800 acres, 20 Labourers, born Kent, Lydd

Ann Cook, Wife, Mar, 51, born Kent, Capel

Sarah Taylor, Serv, U, 22, House Servant, born Kent High Halden

Celia Strickland, Serv, Mar, 41, House Servant, born Kent, Hothfield

Frederick Strickland, Serv, Mar, 39, Ag Labourer, born Kent, Appledore


1851 census - Hempstead Place, Appledore, Kent (HO107/1621, folio 381, page 1)

James Strickland, Head, Mar, 61, Salesman Cattle, born Kent Appledore

Elizabeth Strickland, 56, born Kent, ?

Robert Strickland, Son, U, 26, Grocer, born Kent, Belsington



I'm not sure how the following connect:


1841 census - George Street, St. Clements, Hastings, Sussex (HO107/1107, folio 37, page 5)

William Strickland, 35, Butcher, not born in Sussex

Mary Strickland, 30, born in Sussex

William Strickland, 6, born in Sussex

Frederick Strickland, 4, born in Sussex

Mary Strickland, 3, born in Sussex

Charles Strickland, 7 months, born in Sussex

Emma Phillips, 13, F.S., born in Sussex


1851 census - Mercatoria (not in St. Leonards Town), Hastings, Sussex (HO107/1635, folio 530, page 63)

Wm Strickland, Head, M, 46, Butchers Man, born Kent, Appledore

Mary Strickland, Wife, M, 43, born Sussex, Bexhill

Edward Strickland, Father, Widower, 72, Butchers Man, born Kent, Appledore

William Strickland, Son, 16, Butchers Boy, born Sussex, Hastings

Frederick Strickland, Son, 14, Butchers Boy, born Sussex, St. Leonards

Mary Strickland, Daur, 12, Scholar, born Sussex, St. Leonards

Chas Strickland, Son, 10, Scholar, born Sussex, Hastings

William Shepherd, Lodger, U, 21, Butchers man, born Sussex, Lewes

William Manly, Lodger, U, 25, Butchers man, born Sussex, Bexhill

Chas Miller, U, 21, Butchers man, born Sussex, Herstmonceux