Ancestors of Mandy Willard
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and Ann CRIPPS (c1650-1707)
were my 8x Great Grandparents.
to see their place in my pedigree chart.) They married
sometime before or about 1672 and settled in West Grinstead, Sussex.
Woollvin may have been baptised on 26 November 1651 in West Grinstead
and have been the son of John Woolvin
(c1618-1658) and possibly
Leah Lancaster (c1620-?).
He was buried on 17 October 1710 in West Grinstead and it was noted in the
burial register that he was a widower. He left a will dated 8 February
1709/10, at which time he was a yeoman of Copyhold in West Grinstead.
On 9 December 1700, Richard Woolvin in West Grinstead was
said to be in occupation of a messuage or tenement, barn and lands called
Laits Farm, containing 101 acres, 2 rods and 1 perch. A
was baptised on 22 April 1627 in West Grinstead, the son of
Ralfe Woolvin (1599-1667), but
that Richard may have been buried in West Grinstead on 6 December 1678.
Richard Woollvin was baptised on 26 November 1651 in
West Grinstead, the son of John Woolvin.
Ann Cripps date and place of
birth/baptism are unknown, to me. She was the daughter of
Cripps (c1610-1670) and
(1615-1657). She was buried on 4 June
1707 in West Grinstead. As Ann Woolvin she was mentioned in her
brother John Cripps will of 1675, by which she was to receive a
legacy of five pounds. She may have been baptised on either Cowfold,
Sussex or Shermanbury, Sussex, but there is a gap in both registers; Cowfold
from 1642-48 and Shermanbury 1641-53.
and Ann Cripps had 9 known children:
John Woolvyn was baptised on 30 May 1673 in West Grinstead.
He was mentioned in his uncle
John Cripps's will by which he was to
receive a legacy of five pounds when he reached the age of 21 years.
Woollvin was baptised on 4 March 1674/5 in West Grinstead.
Mary Grover in 1699. (They have their own page.)
Mary Woolvyn was baptised on 8 February 1676/7 in West Grinstead.
She was named in her father's will as the wife of John Hewett and
was left a legacy of 5 shillings.
Mary married John Hewett on 7 April 1706 in Thakeham.
Ann Woolvyn was baptised on 28 January 1678/9 in West Grinstead.
Ann was named in her father's will as the wife of Lukc Croucher
and left a legacy of 5 shillings.
Ann married Luke Croucher on 24 April 1701 in Shipley. They
were both then servants of West Grinstead.
Jane Woolvyn was baptised on 14 February 1680/1 in West Grinstead.
She may have married
Botting in 1715. (They have their own page.)
Thomas Woolvyn was baptised on 20 July 1684 in West Grinstead and
probably died as an infant.
my 7x Great Grandfather, may have been baptised twice, first on
20 July 1686 and then on 7 September 1686 in West Grinstead. He
Mitchell in 1716. (They have their own page.)
James Woolven was baptised on 15 October 1689 in West Grinstead.
Sarah Woolvyn was baptised on 17 November 1692 in West Grinstead.
She may have married John Sommersell on 31 October 1715 in
Itchingfield. She was then of Ashurst.
Many thanks to Norma Podesta for
additions to this page.