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John Blackstone, son of Thomas Blackstone and Hannah Blackstone
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Date
Type
Information
Source
 
1800
Born
In the Parish of East Grinstead, Sussex
IGI - Family Search
Batch C07056-1
 
20th Jul 1800
Christened
At St Swithin Parish Church in the Parish of East Grinstead, Sussex
IGI - Family Search
Batch C07056-1
 
29th Jun 1834
Married
Martha Mills at St. Margaret's Church in the Parish of Buxted, Sussex
IGI - Family Search
Batch M15204-2
 
1838
Birth of a daughter
Martha in the Parish of East Grinstead, Sussex
IGI - Family Search
Batch C07056-1
 
1841
Birth of a daughter
Caroline in the Parish of East Grinstead, Sussex
IGI - Family Search
Batch C07056-1
 
6th Jun 1841
Census
At Heigate in the Parish of East Grinstead, Sussex; John Blackstone, M, Head, age 40 to 44, born Sussex; occupation Mason
1841 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
 
1844
Birth of a daughter
Ann in the Parish of East Grinstead, Sussex
IGI - Family Search
Batch C07056-1
 
30th Mar 1851
Census
At High Gate in the Parish of East Grinstead, Sussex; Head, occupation: stone mason
1851 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex
 
1878
Recollections
At High Gate
Ashdown Forest dispute
 

During The Ashdown Forest Dispute 1876-1882 commoners and land owners were interviewed by the solicitor William Raper. Their comments were recorded in a series of notebooks:

Blackstone, John. Living at High Gate near Kidbrook. Has lived there all his life. Aged 79. Has worked Honeywell and Greenhall quarries near Wych Cross on the Forest, and his Father before him.

......

 
3rd Apr 1881
Census
At Highgate in the Parish of East Grinstead, Sussex; John Blackstone, M, Head, married, age 80, born Forest Row, occupation: farmer
1881 Census
East Grinstead, Sussex

Ancestor's report
Descendent's report
Blackstone individual records
The ancestral pedigree of John Blackstone
  
 Thomas Blackstonem: c 1785Hannah 
 b: c 1765  b: c 1765
  
    
 Thomas Hannah John 
 b: 1790 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 21st Nov 1790 St Swithin Parish Church
 b: 1795 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 13th Dec 1795 St Swithin Parish Church
 b: 1800 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 20th Jul 1800 St Swithin Parish Church
 
         
Parental
record
   
   
   
 John Blackstone
stone mason
m: 29th Jun 1834 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, SussexMartha Mills 
 b: 1800 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 20th Jul 1800 St Swithin Parish Church
  b: 1810 Withyham, Sussex
  
    
 Martha Caroline Ann 
 b: 1838 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 1st Jul 1838 St Swithin Parish Church
 b: 1841 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 31st Oct 1841 St Swithin Parish Church
 b: 1844 East Grinstead, Sussex
ch: 28th Jul 1844 St Swithin Parish Church
 
        
Family
record

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