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William Ashdown, son of William Ashdown and Elizabeth Ashdown
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Date
Type
Information
Source
 
1746/47
Born
In the Parish of Hellingly, Sussex
Hellingly Parish Registers
 
28th Feb 1746/47
Christened
At St. Peter & St. Paul Church in the Parish of Hellingly, Sussex
Hellingly Parish Registers
 
18th May 1774
Married
Ann Smith at Chiddingly Parish Church in the Parish of Chiddingly, Sussex
Chiddingly Marriage Registers
 
1775
Birth of a daughter
Phebe in the Parish of Chiddingly, Sussex
Nonconformist Registers
 
1777
Birth of a son
William in the Parish of Chiddingly, Sussex
Nonconformist Registers
 
1779
Birth of a daughter
Abigail in the Parish of Chiddingly, Sussex
Nonconformist Registers
 
1781
Birth of a daughter
Eame in the Parish of Chiddingly, Sussex
Nonconformist Registers
 
1783
Birth of a son
James in the Parish of Chiddingly, Sussex
Nonconformist Registers
 
1785
Birth of a son
Jesse in the Parish of Chiddingly, Sussex
Nonconformist Registers
 
29th Dec 1786
Birth of a daughter
Mildred in the Parish of Chiddingly, Sussex
Nonconformist Registers
Denise Sorensen's records
 
10th Apr 1789
Birth of a son
Daniel in the Parish of Chiddingly, Sussex
Nonconformist Registers
 
12th Oct 1792
Birth of a daughter
Alle in the Parish of Chiddingly, Sussex
Nonconformist Registers
 
21st Feb 1825
Will
transcribed by Leann Carroll
Leann Carroll's records
 

Will of William Ashdown, yeoman, of the parish of Hellingly, Sussex, England dated - 1825 proved - 1830

Family History Library microfilm # 1,866,182 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

 

This is the Last Will and Testament of me William Ashdown of the Parish of Hellingly in the County of Sussex, yeoman, touching the disposal of such temporal Estate and it hath pleased Almighty God of his goodness to bestow upon me. First I order and direct that all such just debts as I shall happen to owe at the time of my decease my funeral expences and the charges and expences of proving this my will shall be paid and discharged by my Executors hereinafter named, from and out of my Personal estate. I Give devise and bequeath unto my son Daniel Ashdown, All that my Copyhold Estate consisting of two Messuages or Tenements, buildings, Garden, Orchard, Lands and Hereditaments thereunto belonging containing about two Acres of Land little more or less situate lying and being at Hellingly aforesaid known by the name of Burlow and now in my own occupation To have and to Hold unto him the said Daniel Ashdown, His Heirs, Executors, Administrators and assigns for every Chargeable nevertheless and I do hereby charge the said Copy Hold Estate with the sum of Forty Pounds which I do hereby give thereout in Two Legacies namely to my son James Ashdown the sum fo Twenty Pounds thereof and to my son Jesse Ashdown the remaining sum of Twenty Pounds thereof which said legacies I do hereby order and direct to be paid to the said James Ashdown and Jesse Ashdown within one year next after the decease of my wife Ann Ashdown And with respect to my Personal Estate I hereby dispose thereof as follows

I Give unto my Daughter Phebe the wife of Joseph Seymour the sum of Ten Pounds. To my Daughter Emme the wife of Richard Haiselden the sum of Ten Pounds. To my Daughter Mildred the widow of James Heathfield the sum of Ten Pounds. To my Daughter Alley the wife of Isaac Burt the sum of Ten Pounds. And to the Six Children (or the survivors of them) of my Daughter Abigail late wife of Thomas Barnes the sum of Ten Pounds to be equally divided between and amongst the six of the survivors and survivor of them share and share alike.

I Give and bequeath to William Ashdown my Eldest son All and singular Remainders and Remainder of my Personal estate of what nature kind or quality soever the same may be found at the time of my decease and all my estate and interest therein to the said William Ashdown my son for his sole use and benefit. And if it should so happen that any or either of my said children shall die before his or her or their share or shares shall become payable, Then I order and direct the shares or several shares of him, her or them so dying shall be paid to their respective lawful issue to be equally divided between them if more than one in the same manner as before directed in respect to the children of my Daughter Abigail, deceased wife of Thomas Barnes. And my will and meaning is that none of the above mentioned Legacies shall be payable until one year after the decease of my wife the said Ann Ashdown. And my will is further, and I do hereby Charge my sons the said William Ashdown and Daniel Ashdown to support and maintain their Mother the said, Ann Ashdown at their Joint expence until the time of her decease and decently to bury her between or at their joint expence. And I do hereby nominate, constitute and appoint the said William Ashdown and Daniel Ashdown my sons Joint Executors of this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking and disallowing all former Will by me made and Declare this and this only to be my Last Will And Testament contained in two sheets of Paper. In Witness thereof I the said William Ashdown the Testator have to the first sheet hereof set my hand and to this second and last sheet thereof my hand and seal this twenty first day of February in the Year of our Lord One Thousand eight hundred and twenty five.

Signed Sealed Published and Declared by the said William Ashdown the Testator as and for his Last Will and Testament in the presence of us who in his presence at his request and in the presence of each the have hereunto subscribed our names as witnesses.

James Bug

the mark of Steph. Piper

William Ashdown [seal]

Richard Power

 
c 1830
Died
 
 
9th Aug 1830
Probate
transcribed by Geoffrey Barber
Geoffrey Barber's records
 

On the 9th day of August 1830 were sworn William Ashdown and Daniel Ashdown the Executors on this will named To whom was committed the execution thereof And the said William Ashdown and Daniel Ashdown were also sworn that the Goods Chattels and Credits of the said deceased were under the value of Three hundred Pounds. Under Caution by us John Scobrill Curr.


Ancestor's report
Descendent's report
Ashdown, Asdown, Ashdon, Ashdowne, Ashedown, Ashedowne, Asshedon, Asshesdowne family records
The ancestral pedigree of William Ashdown
  
 William Ashdownm: 12th Aug 1714 East Hoathly Parish Church, East Hoathly, SussexElizabeth Dickson 
 b: c 10th Apr 1689 Arlington, Sussex
d: 1768 Chiddingly, Sussex
  b: 1693 Arlington, Sussex
d: 26th Mar 1744 Waldron, Sussex
bur: 30th Mar 1744 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
  
     
 John William James Thomas 
 b: 1716 Arlington, Sussex
ch: 20th Jan 1716
 b: 1720 Hellingly, Sussex
ch: 31st Jul 1720 St. Peter & St. Paul Church
d: January 1782 Chiddingly, Sussex, aged 65 years
bur: 9th Jan 1782 Chiddingly Parish Church, Chiddingly, Sussex
 b: 1722 Hellingly, Sussex
ch: 15th Dec 1722 St. Peter & St. Paul Church
d: November 1799 Heathfield, Sussex, aged 76 years
bur: 4th Nov 1799 All Saints Church, Heathfield, Sussex
 b: 1727 Waldron, Sussex
ch: 1727 All Saints' Church
 
            
Grandfather record
   
   
   
 William Ashdownm: c 1745Elizabeth 
 b: 1720 Hellingly, Sussex
ch: 31st Jul 1720 St. Peter & St. Paul Church
d: January 1782 Chiddingly, Sussex, aged 65 years
bur: 9th Jan 1782 Chiddingly Parish Church, Chiddingly, Sussex
  b: 1724
  
  
 William 
 b: 1746/47 Hellingly, Sussex
ch: 28th Feb 1746/47 St. Peter & St. Paul Church
d: c 1830
 
    
Parental record
   
   
   
 William Ashdownm: 18th May 1774 Chiddingly Parish Church, Chiddingly, SussexAnn Smith 
 b: 1746/47 Hellingly, Sussex
ch: 28th Feb 1746/47 St. Peter & St. Paul Church
d: c 1830
  b: 1749 Heathfield, Sussex
ch: 10th Sep 1750 St. Peter & St. Paul Church, Hellingly, Sussex
d: 16th Feb 1832
  
          
Phebe  Abigail Eame James Jesse Mildred Daniel Alle 
b: 1775 Chiddingly, Sussex
ch: 15th Aug 1775 Heathfield Chapel, Heathfield, Sussex
  b: 1779 Chiddingly, Sussex
ch: 17th Apr 1779 Heathfield Chapel, Heathfield, Sussex
 b: 1781 Chiddingly, Sussex
ch: 3rd Apr 1781 Heathfield Chapel, Heathfield, Sussex
 b: 1783 Chiddingly, Sussex
ch: 2nd May 1783 Heathfield Chapel, Heathfield, Sussex
d: 2nd Mar 1851 Hellingly, Sussex, aged 68 years
bur: 7th Mar 1851 All Saints' Church, Waldron, Sussex
 b: 1785 Chiddingly, Sussex
ch: 13th May 1785 Heathfield Chapel, Heathfield, Sussex
d: June 1874 Hellingly, Sussex, aged 89 years
bur: 15th Jun 1874 St. Peter & St. Paul Church, Hellingly, Sussex
 b: 29th Dec 1786 Chiddingly, Sussex
ch: 26th Jan 1787 Heathfield Chapel, Heathfield, Sussex
d: 16th Mar 1864 Sussex
 b: 10th Apr 1789 Chiddingly, Sussex
ch: 22nd May 1789 Heathfield Chapel, Heathfield, Sussex
d: December 1871 Hellingly, Sussex, aged 82 years
bur: 11th Dec 1871 St. Peter & St. Paul Church, Hellingly, Sussex
 b: 12th Oct 1792 Chiddingly, Sussex
ch: 7th Dec 1792 Heathfield Chapel, Heathfield, Sussex
 
  William                  
  b: 1777 Chiddingly, Sussex
ch: 22nd Nov 1777 Heathfield Chapel, Heathfield, Sussex
                  
                     
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