Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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Francis STRINGER (c1670-1740)

and Dorothy GASTON (c1670-1746)


Francis Stringer and Dorothy Gaston married on 1 March 1697/8 in Horsham, Sussex.  (They were not my direct ancestors.)

Francis Stringer's date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me.  He was buried on 21 January 1739/40 in Shipley, Sussex and the burial register recorded that he was Francis Stringer, senior.

Dorothy Gaston's date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me.  She was buried on 18 May 1746 in Shipley.


Francis Stringer and Dorothy Gaston had 4 known children:

  1. Richard Stringer was baptised on 19 March 1698/9 in Shipley.  He married Katherine Jenner in 1730.  (They have their own page.)

  2. Thomas Stringer was baptised on 7 November 1701 in Shipley.

  3. Francis Stringer was baptised on 23 July 1704 in Shipley.  He was buried on 11 June 1762 in Shipley.

    Francis married Sarah Ellis or Elfic by banns on 11 April 1732 in West Grinstead.  They were both then of West Grinstead.

    Sarah was buried on 2 June 1762 in Shipley.

  4. Sarah Stringer was baptised on 17 December 1706 in Shipley.