Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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Nicholas WEST (1665-1728)

and Hannah DENMAN (c1675-?)

 

St. Peters, Twineham, circa 1910 - from http://www.westsussexpast.org.uk/pictures/index.htmlNicholas West and Hannah Denman were my 7x Great Grandparents.  (Click here to see their place in my pedigree chart.)  They married on 21 May 1700 at St. Peter's parish church in Twineham, Sussex.  She was then of Cowfold, Sussex.

Nicholas West was baptised on 31 October 1665 in Cowfold, Sussex.  He was the son of Nicholas West (1636-1711) and Anne Mitchell (1633-?).  He was buried on 29 April 1728 in Shermanbury.  He may have been a tenant of Oaklands, alias Fair Oaklands, in Shermanbury.

Hannah Denman's date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me.  I think she may have been the daughter of William Denman (1636-1705) and Susan Godsmark (1640-1695).

 

Nicholas West and Hannah Denman had 3 known children:

  1. Hannah West was baptised on 14 April 1701 in Shermanbury, Sussex.

    Hannah married John Leg by banns on 25 April 1723 in Shermanbury.  She was then of Shermanbury and he of Hurstpierpoint.

  2. Nicholas West, my 6x Great Grandfather, was baptised on 26 April 1704 in Shermanbury.  He married Sarah Roberts in 1729.  (They have their own page.)

  3. William West was baptised on 20 June 1707 in Shermanbury.  He was buried on 26 July 1779 in Henfield, Sussex.

    William married Sarah Haynes by licence on 15 April 1734 at All Saints in Lewes, Sussex.  He was then of Henfield and she of the parish of All Saints.

    Sarah Hayne was baptised on 10 July 1713 in Henfield and was the daughter of John Hayne and Mary Holden.  She was buried in Henfield on 14 March 1773.

    William and Sarah had 6 known children:

    1. Nicholas West was baptised on 15 August 1735 in Bolney, Sussex.  He may have been buried on 5 March 1786.

      Nicholas may have married Elizabeth Lish by banns on 20 October 1778 in Woodmancote, Sussex at which time he was a bachelor of Henfield and she a spinster of Woodmancote.  Elizabeth may then have married Thomas Gates, widower, on 22 April 1793 in Upper Beeding, Sussex.

      Nicholas and Elizabeth had 2 daughters:

      1. Maria West was born in 1780 in Henfield.

      2. Barbara West was born in 1783 in Henfield.  She married James Holden by banns on 16 October 1799 in Henfield.  She was then a spinster and he a bachelor and they were both of Henfield.

    2. Sarah West was born on 17 October 1738 and baptised on 3 November 1738 in Henfield.

    3. Hannah West was baptised on 5 July 1743 in Henfield.  She married George Hoare by licence on 17 February 1767 in Henfield.  She was then a spinster and he a bachelor of Dorking, Surrey.

    4. Mary West was born on 15 September 1745 and baptised on 4 October 1745 in Henfield.  She may have married Peter Hill by licence on 23 April 1764 in Henfield.  She was then a spinster and he a bachelor.

    5. William West was born on 12 December and baptised on 26 December 1747 in Henfield.  He was buried in Henfield on 7 January 1835.

      William married Martha Comber by licence on 7 April 1771 in Henfield.  He was then a bachelor and she a spinster.  The witnesses to the marriage were Thomas Soper and William Vinall.

      Martha Comber's date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me.  She was buried in Henfield on 7 May 1793.

      William and Martha had 10 known children:

      1. Sarah West was baptised on 8 September 1771 in Henfield and buried there on 27 July 1790.

      2. Jane West was baptised on 11 July 1773 in Henfield.  She died on 10 March 1793 and was buried on 16 March 1793 in Henfield.

      3. William West was baptised on 9 October 1774 in Henfield.

      4. Henry West was baptised on 21 January 1776 in Henfield.  He died on 17 February 1855 and was buried on 22 February 1855 in the churchyard of St. Michael's in Amberley, Sussex.  Henry married Sarah Slaughter by banns on 22 January 1800 in Amberley.  He was then a bachelor and she a spinster.  They were both of Amberley and both signed their names..  The witnesses to the marriage were Anne Muggeridge and John Smith.

        Henry West and Sarah Slaughter are the ancestors of Raymond West, please visit his web site for more details.

      5. Mary West was baptised on 13 July 1777 in Henfield

      6. Richard West was baptised on 13 June or 11 July 1779 in Henfield.  He married twice.  Firstly to Sarah Whiting by banns on 22 July 1815 in Henfield.  He was then a bachelor and she a spinster and they were both of Henfield.  Sarah was buried on 10 July 1818 in Henfield.  They had 1 known son.  Richard next marrid Catherine Cockerton by banns on 11 December 1819 in Henfield.  He was then a widower and she a spinster and they were both of Henfield.  Richard and Catherine had 6 known children.

      7. John West was baptised on 25 March 1781 in Henfield.  He married Charity Harris by banns on 25 December 1805 in Tarring Neville, Sussex.  They were both then of Tarring Neville.  She was baptised on 28 November 1784 in West Dean, by Seaford, Sussex.  Charity was buried in Henfield on 17 December 1870.  John and Charity had 4 known children.

      8. Thomas West was baptised on 5 January 1783 in Henfield and buried there on 5 June 1811.

      9. James West was baptised on 4 June 1786 in Henfield.

      10. Ann West was baptised on 13 July 1788 in Henfield.

    6. John West was born on 25 April and baptised on 29 April 1754 in Henfield.  He was buried there on 3 May 1754.

 

Many thanks to Raymond West for additions to this page.

DENMAN          WEST

This page was reviewed on 24 April 2012