and Joan (c1612-c1642)
John Thorpe and
Joan were my 10x Great Grandparents.
to see their place in my pedigree chart.) They married sometime before or about 1630. I have checked the Sussex
and Surrey marriage indexes and could not find a marriage for John and Joan.
John Thorp was born about
1608 in Worth. He was the son of
(1577-1631) and Rachell Parker (c1581-1644).
He was buried on 29 April 1659 in Worth and was described in the burial
register as a gent. He may have been named after his Grandfather
John Thorpe (c1534-1607) who was an Iron
Master. In April 1642 John contributed 4s. to the relief of the Irish
Joan may have been born about 1612
and possibly in Ifield. She may have died in either July 1642 or 1647 - need to
and Joan had 5 known children:
Giles Thorpe was born
about 1630 and possibly in Ifield, Sussex. He was buried on 6 March
1688/9 in Buxted.
Dina(h) sometime before or about 1651. I have checked the Sussex
Family History Group's marriage index and could not find a marriage for
Giles and Dina(h). She was buried on 24 January 1683/4 in Buxted.
Giles and Dina(h) had 4 known children:
Elizabeth Thorpe was baptised on 1 July 1651 in East Grinstead,
Sussex. The baptism register recorded that her parents were of
John Thorpe was baptised on 30 February 1652/3 in Worth.
Giles Thorpe was
baptised on 1 March 1654 in Worth. He may have been buried on 29
June 1711 in Worth.
George Thorpe was
baptised on 3 October 1657 in Worth and buried there on 30 January 1658/9.
Rachel Thorpe was
baptised on 14 March 1632/3 in Ifield and in the baptism register her
father was described as a gentleman. She was buried on 22 February
1663/4 in Buxted.
Benedict Thorpe, my 9x Great Grandfather, was
baptised on 16 November 1634 in Ifield. He married
Susanna Browne (c1638-1692) in 1666. (They have
their own page.)
Elennor Thorpe was
baptised on 11 July 1639 in Ifield and her father was then a gentleman.
She was buried on 1 September 1648 in Worth.
Joane Thorpp was
baptised on 5 January 1642/3 in Ifield and her father was then a