Ancestors of Mandy Willard
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and Jane NYE (c1750-?)
William Woolgar and Jane Nye on 17 July 1774
in Bolney or 19 July 1774 in Henfield, Sussex. (They were not my
direct ancestors. William was the brother of my 5x Great Grandfather,
was baptised on 7 January 1745/6 in
Woodmancote, Sussex. He was the son of
(1716-1788). William died aged 79 years and was buried on 17 February
1825 in West Grinstead.
Jane Nye's date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to
me. (I've not yet looked for her baptism.)
William Woolgar and Jane
Nye had 9 known children:
Mary Woolgar was baptised on 10 December 1776 in West
Stephen Woolgar was baptised on 5 April 1778 in West
Grinstead. He married
1801. (They have their own page.)
Jenny Woolgar was baptised on 13 February 1780 in West
Grinstead. As Jane Woolger she may have married
John Goddard by banns on 21 January 1807 in West
Grinstead. The witnesses to their marriage were Stephen
Woolger and William Gratwick.
John Woolgar was baptised on 30 December 1781 in West
Grinstead. John died aged 44 years (as per a transcript) and was
buried on 4 February 1828 in West Grinstead.
Ann, possibly Ann Nye by
banns on 13 February 1804 in Shermanbury, at which time he was a
bachelor and she a spinster.
John and Ann had the following children:
James Woolgar was baptised on 26 February 1809 in
Jane Woolgar was baptised on 29 December 1811 in
Frances Woolgar was baptised on 8 June 1817 in West
Grinstead, at which time her father was a labourer. She died
as an infant and was buried on 17 February 1818 in West Grinstead.
Elizabeth Woolgar was baptised on 8 August 1819 in
West Grinstead, at which time her father was a labourer.
Emily Woolgar was baptised on 13 May 1821 in West
Grinstead, at which time her father was a labourer.
John Woolgar was baptised on 16 February 1823 in
West Grinstead, at which time his father was a labourer.
was baptised on 1 January 1784 in West Grinstead. Samuel married
in 1806. (They have their own page.)
Sarah Woolgar was baptised on 4 June 1786 in West
James Woolgar was baptised on 13 July 1788 in West
Sarah Woolgar was baptised on 17 February 1791 in West
Henry Woolgar was baptised on 21 July 1793 in West
Esther Dale by licence
on 20 June 1812 in Wiston, Sussex. Their marriage licence was
issued on 19 June 1812 by the Archdeaconry of Chichester, and recorded
that Henry was 19 years old and married with the consent of
William Woolgar, who were both labourers of West Grinstead.
Esther was 20 years old and of Wiston, and married with the consent of
Elizabeth Dale, widow
Esther died aged
21 years and was buried on 4 July 1814 in West Grinstead.
widower, Henry may have married Mary Funnell, spinster,
on 14 January 1815 in Brighton, Sussex.
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