Ancestors of Mandy Willard
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and Mary FUNNELL (1749-1782)
and Ann BARROW (1764-1806)
Thorpe first married Mary
Funnell by banns on 20 November 1772 in Chiddingly, Sussex.
William next married Ann Barrow by
banns on 3 January 1784 in Chiddingly. (They were not my
direct ancestors. William was the nephew of my 7x Great Grandfather,
Thomas Thorpe, and Ann was the great niece of my 6x Great Grandmother
William Thorp was baptised on 4 October
1747 in Chiddingly. He was the son of
(1707-1781) and Anna
Sansum (1707-1778). William died in about 1819, leaving a will. He
was a cordwainer.
Mary Funnell was
baptised on 10 December 1749 in Chalvington, Sussex. She was the
of William Funnell (1721-1787) and Mary Muddle. She
died aged 34 years and was buried in Chiddingly on 2 September 1782.
Ann Barrow was
baptised on 29 June 1764 in Burwash, Sussex. She was the daughter of
Joseph Barrow (1739-1812) and
Sarah Eastwood (1740-1811).
She was buried on 21 March 1806
in Chiddingly and the burial register records that she was "Mrs. late Ann
Barrow, second wife of William Thorpe".
William Thorpe and Mary
Funnell had 6 known children:
Mary Thorp was baptised on 17 September 1773 in Chiddingly.
Elizabeth Thorp was baptised on 5 March 1775 in Chiddingly.
Elizabeth had an illegitimate son:
William Thorpe was born on 10
February and baptised on 10 March 1793 in Chiddingly. He died aged
75 years and was buried on 15 April 1867 in Chiddingly.
When the 1851 census was recorded he was a 58 year old widower and
farmer of 30 acres, employing 1 man, living at Board Oak in
Chiddingly. He gave his place of birth as Chiddingly.
Also with him were his 2 children (Ruth and Sampson Benjamin), and
servant Sarah Coleman was 19 and from Arlington.
William married Mary Holman by banns on 7 October
1820 in Chiddinly. He was of Chiddingly and she was from
Mary died aged 49 years and was buried on 17 November 1850 in
Chiddingly. The burial register noted she was from Broad Oak.
William and Mary had the following children:
William Thorpe was born on 9 January 1822 and
baptised on 10 February 1822 in Chiddingly. The baptism
register noted his father was a labourer. He died aged 9
years and was buried on 28 August 1831 in Chiddingly.
Jesse Thorpe was born on 6 July 1823 and
baptised on 10 August 1823 in Chiddingly. The baptism
register noted his father was a labourer. He died aged 2
years and 8 months and was buried on 24 January 1826 in
Edward Thorpe was born on 8 July 1825 and
baptised on 7 August 1825 in Chiddingly. The baptism
register noted his father was a labourer.
Sarah Thorpe was baptised on 30 May 1830 in
Chiddingly. The baptism register noted her father was a
Ruth Thorpe was
baptised on 16 November 1834 in Chiddingly. The baptism
register noted her father was a farmer. She was a 16 year
old housekeeper in 1851.
Michael Mansbridge in the second quarter of 1855 in
the Hailsham registration district.
Samson Benjamin Thorpe was baptised on 23 April
1843 in Chiddingly. The baptism register noted his father
was a farmer. He was an 8 year old scholar in 1851.
I had thought the following related to 1793 Chiddingly William, but
now see I was wrong. For the moment I'm not sure were Laughton
William fits in with other Thorpe's and at some point I will try and
sort this muddle out.
the 1851 census he was born in Laughton, Sussex.
William married Elizabeth Coppard by banns on 29 July 1813 in Barcombe, Sussex.
They were both then of Barcombe.
William and Elizabeth had the following sons:
William Thorpe was born about 1830 in Newick.
Louisa Sawyers in 1850 and she was the great granddaughter of
Mary Thorpe, who was 1707 Benjamin Thorpe's niece.
When the 1851 census was recorded the couple were living in
Newick. William was then a 21 year old agricultural
labourer and Louisa was 23. They both gave their place of
birth as Newick. Also with them was his 12 year old
brother George, 58 year old widower father and 78 year old
widowed grandmother Elizabeth Coppard.
George Thorpe was born about 1839 in Barcombe,
John Langford by banns on 16 June 1795 in Chiddingly.
Elizabeth had the following children:
John Langford was born in 1796 in Chiddingly.
Elizabeth Langford was born in 1798 in Chiddingly.
Samuel Langford was born in 1800 in Chiddingly.
William Thorp was baptised on 29 June 1776 in Chiddingly.
Hannah Thorpe was baptised on 19 October 1777 in Chiddingly.
John Thorpe was baptised on 4 July 1779 in Chiddingly.
He married Philly Tugwell
in 1801. (They have their own page.)
Jenny Thorpe was baptised on 30 September 1781 in Chiddingly.
She died on 29 January 1854 in Chiddingly.
As Jane Thorpe she married John Russell
on 24 August 1812 in Chiddingly. (I have taken much data about
this family from the
Pelling Family Tree, as found at Ancestry.co.uk.)
John Clifford Russell was baptised on 30 September 1781
in Chiddingly and was the son of Mary Russell. He
died on 29 January 1850 in Chiddingly.
John and Jane had the following children:
Harriet Russell was born/baptised on 7 November
1812 in Chiddingly. She died or was buried on 13 May 1843 in
George Clifford Russell was born in 1816 in
Charlotte Russell was born/baptised on 5 July 1817
in Chiddingly. She died or was buried on 9 March 1833 in
Julius Russell was
born about 1819/20 in Chiddingly. The 1841 census records that
he was a 20 year old journeyman draper living in West Street,
Horsham, in the home of 35 year old cousin
Smart by licence on 13 May 1845
in Horsham, Sussex. He was then a bachelor and linen draper from Linfield,
Surrey (Lingfield). Their fathers were named as John
Clifford Russell a shoemaker and William Smart
a farmer. The witnesses to their marriage were Albian
Russell, Jane Russell, Jane Smart
and George Smart.
Albion Russell was born about 1821 in Chiddinlgy.
He died in 1888.
Albion married Sarah Jane Willard in the first quarter
of 1849 in the Lewes registration district.
Jane Russell was born about 1826 in Chiddingly.
William Thorpe and Ann Barrow had 8 known children:
Thomas Thorpe was baptised on 6 July 1785 in Chiddingly.
He died in Rye, Sussex in 1849.
Thomas married Harriette Barnes on 19 January 1808 in
Harriet was born in 1790 in Brookland, Kent. She died on 5
February 1876. I have taken the photograph of Harriet from the
following database at Ancestry:
When the 1841 census was recorded the couple and 2 of their children
were living in th High Street, Rye. They were both said to be 50
years old and Thomas was a draper. Also with the family was 20
year Mary Little and 14 year old Jemima Pittman
who were both servants.
In 1851 Harriet was said to be a 62 year old widow and annuitant and
living in the High Street, Rye. Also with her were 2 of her
children, 3 visitors, namely Thomas Buss aged 31, his
32 year old wife Frances A. Buss and
their 4 year old daughter Annie Buss, and 17 year old
servant Rebecca Edwards.
The 1861 census records that Harriet was a 72 year old widow living at
114 High Street, Rye along with her son Robert.
At the time of the 1871 census Harriet was an 82 year old widow and
living at 110 and 110 High Street, Rye. With her on census night
were 3 of her children and 18 year old general servant, Naomi
Thomas and Harriet had the following children:
Thomas William Thorpe (1809-1877)
Elizabeth Thorpe was baptised on 6 November 1811 in
Rye. She died in 1877. The 1841 census recorded that she
was 25 years old and living with her parents. In 1851 she was
an unmarried 39 year old and living at home. The 1871 census
noted that she was an unmarried 60 year old and living at home with
George Frederick Thorpe was born on 17 August 1813
and baptised on 22 September 1813 in Rye. He died in 1874.
When the 1871 census was recorded he was an unmarried 57 year old
and living with his mother.
James Thorpe was baptised on 10 October 1814 in
Harriet Thorpe was baptised on 1 March 1816 in Rye.
Ann Thorpe was baptised on 8 January 1819 in Rye.
Catherine Thorpe was baptised on 24 August 1821 in
Charles Barrow Thorpe was baptised on 21 December
1827 in Rye. He died in June 1866.
Charles married Lucy Mytilla Barret on 14 November
1852 in Greater London.
Charles and Lucy had 2 known children:
Charles Frederick Thorpe
Robert Baggalay Thorpe was baptised on 11 April
1834 in Rye. He died on 15 June 1910. When the 1841
census was recorded he was 6 years old. He was 17 years old in
1851 and living at home. In 1861 he was an unmarried 27 year
old draper's assistant and living with his mother. In 1871 he
was an unmarried 37 year old photographer and tobacconist and living
with his mother.
Robert married Sarah Mittell on 5 December 1881 in
Ann Thorpe was born on 17 January and baptised on 2 February 1787
Richard Thorpe was born on 11 May and baptised on 1 June 1789 in
Sarah Thorpe was born on 5 March and baptised on 26 March 1791 in Chiddingly.
Benjamin Thorpe was born and baptised on 27 June 1793 in
Phillis Thorpe was born on 5 January and baptised on 24 January
1796 in Chiddingly.
George Thorpe was born on 4 October and baptised on 27 November
1797 in Chiddingly.
Sophia Thorpe was born on 28 June and baptised on 7 July 1800 in
John Bayley on 7 December 1826 in
Chiddingly. He was of Ashford.
John and Sophia had the following children:
John Bayley was born in 1830 in Ashford. He
died in 1891.
Hannah Gibbs (1831-1896).
John and Hannah had the following children:
Hannah Bayley was born in 1852 in Ashford.
She married James Richardson.
Jane Bayley was born in 1855 in Ashford.
Richard Bayley was born in 1857 in Ashford.
He married Rose Bailey.
John Bayley was born in 1862 in Ashford.
Elizabeth Bayley was born in 1864 in Ashford.
George Bayley was born in 1868 in Ashford.
He died in 1931.
George married twice, firstly to Alice Louise Baker
in the second quarter of 1889 in the West Ashford registration
George and Alice had the following children:
Alice Bayley was born in 1889 in Ashford.
Kathleen Bayley was born in 1891 in Ashford
and died in 1892.
Phillis Bayley was born in 1891 in Ashford.
George next married
Beatrice Emily Ruffell. (Many thanks to
Judi Griffin for passing on this information.)
Jane Bayley was born in 1833 in Ashford. Jane
married Stephen Foord.
William Bayley was born in 1838 in Ashford and died
Sarah Bayley was born in 1838 in Ashford.
This page was updated on 20 July 2012