Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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John TOMPSETT (1662-?)

and Susanna CORD (1661-?)


John Tompsett and Susan Cord were my 8x Great Grandparents.  They married on 23 November 1686 in Burwash, Sussex.

John Thompson was baptised on 16 March 1661/2 in Burwash.  He was the son of William Tomsett (1635-?) and Ann Hasleden (c1635-?).

Susanna Cord was baptised on 14 March 1660/1 in Mountfield, Sussex.  She was the daughter of Abraham Cord (1629-1689) and Elizabeth (?-1661).


John Tompsett and Susanna Cord had 9 known children:

  1. An unbaptised child of John Thompsett was buried on 3 April 1688 in Burwash.

  2. John Tompsett was baptised on 4 August 1689 in Burwash and probably died as an infant.

  3. Elizabeth Tompset was baptised on 27 July 1690 in Burwash.

  4. John Tompsett, my 7x Great Grandfather, was baptised on 8 September 1691 in Burwash.  He married Elizabeth Wood in 1713.  (They have their own page.)

  5. Thomas Tompsett was baptised on 21 November 1692 in Burwash.  A Thomas Tomson, senior was buried on 2 October 1752 in Burwash.

    As Thomas Tomson he may have married Mary Hyder on 18 April 1715 in Langley, Kent.  They were both then said to be from Burwash.

  6. Anne Tompsett was baptised on 30 November 1694 in Burwash.

  7. Jane Tompsett was baptised on 22 February 1696/7 in Burwash.

  8. Henry Tompsett was baptised on 2 July 1698 in Burwash.

  9. Stephen Tompsett was baptised on 19 February 1702/3 in Burwash.  He may have been buried as Stephen Thompson on 12 February 1756 or as Stephen Tomsett on 18 February 1761 in Burwash.  Another Stephen Tompsett was born in Burwash in 1693.


Margaret wife of John Tomsett, senior was buried on 17 January 1736 in Burwash.  A John Tomsett had married Margaret Hills on 14 October 1683 in East Chiltington, Sussex.



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