Family Bibles are a very good source of information for finding about your family. They were published from the nineteenth century and included blank pages in which you could record important pieces of information like births, baptisms, marriages, deaths and burials. These were then passed down from generation to generation and subsequent information could then […]
1276 Stephen De Chillye 1306 Simon De Wynchelse 1332 Stephen ‘is rector’ 1344 William Chilli 1361 Gilbert Osmund 1382 Thomas De La Port 1388 John Lytlington 1388 John Coupere 1397 Richard Dulyan 1400 Robert Reygate 1407 John Tydelsyde 1407 John Maister 1415 Thomas Dalyngton 1425 John Shryvenham 1478 William Freston 1527 James Haryson 1527 John […]
Title: East Sussex Land Tax 1785 Author: Roger Davey Publisher: Sussex Record Society Release Date: 1991 Trying to work out where your ancestors were before the census proper began in 1841 has always been a difficult process. You would normally have to rely on christening locations and notes and any wills. The East Sussex Land […]
Title: Victorian Village: The diaries of the Reverend John Coker Egerton of Burwash 1857-1888 Author: Reverend John Coker Egerton edited by Roger Wells Publisher: Alan Sutton Publishing Release Date: 1992 The Reverend John Coker Egerton was the curate and rector of St Bartholomew Church in Burwash between 1857 and 1888. His diaries give a great […]
Title: Burwash: Domesday to MIllennium Author: John Barkshire Publisher: John Barkshire Release Date: 2000 This is a must have book if you have ancestors in Burwash. John Barkshire leads us through the history of Burwash and along the way includes information on a large number of Burwash inhabitants.
The following Webb ancestors were involved in the First World War. Charles Webb 1889-1971, was in the Coldstream Guards and was a survivor of The Battle of Mons. He was mentioned in Despatches on 1st January 1916. William Charles Webb (1884-1955), Chief Mechanician on a number of Royal Navy ships. John Reginald Webb (1890-1915), a […]
These people appear on Reverend Coker Egertons Diaries of Burwash in 1858. If you would like a look up please ask below. Victorian Village – 1858 Miss Blunden, postmasters daughter Mr Harding Old Hawkins Mr Brook, music tutor Isted child, funeral Sally Weston Carman Mrs Sands Ballard Edmund King Samuel Waterhouse, age 65, funeral Mrs […]
The following are people who appear in 1857 in Rev Coker-Egerton diaries of Burwash. If you want a look up please post below. Victorian Village 1857 Mr Taylor, vet Mr Newington, 83 Mr Cox, National Schoolmaster Mr & Mrs Tilley Mrs Isted Mrs Dann Mrs Wood, shop owner Mrs Wood, parish clerks wife Hawkins Mrs […]