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Martha Adams [Groombridge], daughter of Thomas Groombridge, parish clerk and Martha Smith
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Date
Type
Information
Source
 
1740
Born
In the Parish of Frant, Sussex
Private Groombridge contribution
 
1740
Bastardy claim
Private Groombridge contribution
 
According to the bastardy papers of the parish of Frant, in 1740 Martha Smith brought a bastardy claim against Thomas Groombridge for her child Martha born in 1740 at the house of George Martin. Thomas Groombridge was required to pay 50 pounds for the upkeep of this child. Thomas Groombridge later became the parish clerk of Withyham and both he and his then wife Martha née Smith died of smallpox in 1761.
 
11th Nov 1762
Married
John Adams at St. Michael's Church in the Parish of Withyham, Sussex
Withyham Parish Registers
 
1764
Birth of a daughter
Martha in the Parish of Withyham, Sussex
Withyham Parish Registers
 
1766
Birth of a son
John in the Parish of Withyham, Sussex
Withyham Parish Registers
 
1768
Birth of a daughter
Mary in the Parish of Withyham, Sussex
Withyham Parish Registers
 
1770
Birth of a daughter
Jane in the Parish of Withyham, Sussex
Withyham Parish Registers
 
1773
Birth of a daughter
Martha in the Parish of Withyham, Sussex
Withyham Parish Registers
 
1775
Birth of a son
William in the Parish of Withyham, Sussex
Withyham Parish Registers
 
1778
Birth of a son
Thomas in the Parish of Withyham, Sussex
Withyham Parish Registers
 
1781
Birth of a son
Edward in the Parish of Withyham, Sussex
Withyham Parish Registers

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The ancestral pedigree of Martha Adams [Groombridge]
  
 Thomas Groombridge
parish clerk
not marriedMartha Smith 
 b: c 1725
d: July 1761 Rotherfield, Sussex, parish clerk, cause of death: smallpox
bur: 8th Jul 1761 St. Michael's Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  b: c 1725
d: July 1761 Rotherfield, Sussex, cause of death: smallpox
bur: 22nd Jul 1761 St. Michael's Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  
  
 Martha 
 b: 1740 Frant, Sussex 
    
Parental record
   
   
    
 John Adamsm: 11th Nov 1762 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, SussexMartha Groombridge 
 b: 1738 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 2nd Apr 1738 St. Denys Church
  b: 1740 Frant, Sussex
  
         
Martha John Mary Jane Martha William Thomas Edward 
b: 1764 Withyham, Sussex
ch: 23rd Mar 1764 St. Michael's Church
 b: 1766 Withyham, Sussex
ch: 23rd Jun 1766 St. Michael's Church
 b: 1768 Withyham, Sussex
ch: 15th May 1768 St. Michael's Church
 b: 1770 Withyham, Sussex
ch: 13th May 1770 St. Michael's Church
 b: 1773 Withyham, Sussex
ch: 10th Jan 1773 St. Michael's Church
 b: 1775 Withyham, Sussex
ch: 2nd Jul 1775 St. Michael's Church
 b: 1778 Withyham, Sussex
ch: 31st May 1778 St. Michael's Church
 b: 1781 Withyham, Sussex
ch: 8th Apr 1781 St. Michael's Church
 
                    
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