Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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Richard WILLETT (1560-1625)

and Mary FIELD (?-?)


Richard Willett and Mary Feilde married on 21 October 1599 in Newtimber, Sussex.  This was probably Richard's second marriage.

Richard Willet was baptised on 11 June 1560 in Newtimber, Sussex.  He was the son of Edward Willet.  He was most probably buried on 15 June 1625 in West Grinstead, Sussex.

Mary Field's date and place of birth/baptism are unknown to me.  As Mary Willet, widow she married Jonathan Surye on 17 April 1632 in Newtimber.


Richard Willett and unknown had 2 known children:

  1. Richard Willet was baptised on 14 November 1593 in Newtimber.  Did he marry Ann Garduaner on 3 Octrober 1624 in Albourne.

  2. Edward Willett was baptised on 27 May 1598 in Newtimber.


Richard Willett and Mary Field had 3 known children:

(Please note, only the father's name was recorded against the following baptisms)

  1. Susanna Willet was baptised on 6 March 1602/3 in West Grinstead.  She married James Botting in 1624.  (They have their own page.)

  2. Alice Willet was baptised on 24 February 1604/5 in West Grinstead.  Did she marry William Gur on 20 November 1626 in Wivelsfield?

  3. Margaret Willet was baptised on 23 March 1608 in West Grinstead.  Did she marry Edward Holden on 3 June 1630 in Wivelsfield?



Richard may have had a brother or nephew:

John Willet married Margery Linfield on 10 September 1609 in West Grinstead.

John was buried on 20 Mary 1630 in West Grinstead.  Margery his widow was buried on 14 June 1631 in West Grinstead.

John and Margery may have had the following daughter:

  1. Elizabeth Willett was baptised in West Grinstead between 3 April 1625 and 2 July 1627, and it was recorded that her father was John Willett.

  2. Agnes Willett was baptised on 1 March 1628/9 in West Grinstead and the baptism register recorded that her father was John Willett.



This page was reviewed on 9 April 2012