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Benjamin Wickens, farm labourer, son of Joseph Wickens, farmer and Elizabeth Wickens [Chapman]
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Date
Type
Information
Source
 
17th Oct 1808
Born
In the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex
Rotherfield Parish Registers
 
20th Nov 1808
Christened
At St. Denys Church in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex; son of Joseph Wickens and Elizabeth Wickens
Rotherfield Parish Registers
 
21st Mar 1831
Married
Elizabeth Pearce at All Saints Church in the Parish of Heathfield, Sussex
Heathfield Marriage Registers
 
Dec 1831
Birth of a daughter
Eliza Ann at Adams Farm in the Parish of Crowborough, Sussex
Rotherfield Parish Registers
 
1834
Birth of a daughter
Mary Ann at Adams Farm in the Parish of Crowborough, Sussex
Rotherfield Parish Registers
 
1837
Birth of a daughter
Harriet at Adams Farm in the Parish of Crowborough, Sussex
Rotherfield Parish Registers
 
26th Feb 1839
At Cottage and Arable (0 acres 2 roods 24 perches) plot 3884.5; Benjamin Wickens (occupier and owner)
Rotherfield Tithe Map
 
4th Jul 1839
Birth of a daughter
Frances in the Parish of Crowborough, Sussex
Rotherfield Parish Registers
 
6th Jun 1841
Census
At Sheep Plain [Baileys Plot] in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex; Benjamin Wickens, M, Head, age 32, born Sussex; occupation Farm labourer
1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
 
15th Jan 1842
Birth of a son
Joseph at Sheep Plain in the Parish of Crowborough, Sussex
Rotherfield Parish Registers
 
27th Jul 1845
Birth of a son
Benjamin at Sheep Plain in the Parish of Crowborough, Sussex
Rotherfield Parish Registers
 
6th May 1848
Birth of a daughter
Caroline at Sheep Plain in the Parish of Crowborough, Sussex
Rotherfield Parish Registers
 
1851
Birth of a son
William Henry at Sheep Plain in the Parish of Crowborough, Sussex
Rotherfield Parish Registers
 
30th Mar 1851
Census
At Ship Plain [Baileys Plot] in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex; Head; occupation Farm labourer
1851 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
 
1856
Birth of a daughter
Jane Elizabeth in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex
Rotherfield Parish Registers
 
7th Apr 1861
Census
At Sheep Plain [Baileys Plot] in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex; Benjamin Wickens, M, Head, widowed, age 52, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farmer of 3 acres
1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
 
2nd Apr 1871
Census
At Sheeplain [Baileys Plot] in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex; Benjaman Wickens, M, Head, widowed, age 63, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm labourer
1871 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
 
1st Nov 1875
Died
In the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex; aged 68 years
Rotherfield Burial Registers
 
7th Nov 1875
Buried
At St. Denys Church in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex
Rotherfield Burial Registers
 
16th Nov 1875
Probate
Probate Registry of England and Wales
 
Wickens Benjamin - 16 November 1875
Effects under £100
Administration of the effects of Benjamin Wickens late of Rotherfield in the County of Sussex Farmer a Widower who died 1 November 1875 at Rotherfield was granted at the Principal Registry to Joseph Wickens of Tudely in the County of Kent Carrier the Son and one of the Next of Kin.

Ancestor's report
Descendent's report
Wickens, Wicken, Wecken, Wickan, Wickin, Wicking, Wickinge, Wickings, Wickins, Wickkin, Wykyn, Taylor Wickens family records
The ancestral pedigree of Benjamin Wickens, farm labourer
  
 William Wickensm: 8th Mar 1736/37 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, SussexMary Nel 
 b: c 1715
d: October 1790 Rotherfield, Sussex, of Dennegate
bur: 7th Oct 1790 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  b: c 1715
d: February 1771 Rotherfield, Sussex, wife of William of Dengate
bur: 6th Feb 1771 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  
              
Thomas  Jane  William  Sarah  John  Elizabeth Richard Mary 
b: 1737 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: after 30th Apr 1737 St. Denys Church, son of William Wickins and Mary Wickins
  b: 1739 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 16th Dec 1739 St. Denys Church, daughter of William Wickins and Mary Wickins
  b: 1743 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 15th Apr 1743 St. Denys Church, son of William Wickins and Mary Wickins
  b: 1744 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 14th Oct 1744 St. Denys Church, daughter of William Wickins and Mary Wickins
  b: 1748/49 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 24th Mar 1748/49 St. Denys Church, son of William Wickins and Mary Wickins
d: May 1824 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 75 years
bur: 30th May 1824 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  b: 1751 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 6th Mar 1751 St. Denys Church, daughter of William Wickins and Mary Wickins
 b: 1755 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 26th Sep 1755 St. Denys Church, son of William Wickins and Mary Wickins
d: 6th Oct 1801 Rotherfield, Sussex, of Blackthorne Hill
bur: 9th Oct 1801 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 b: 1760 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 8th Jul 1760 St. Denys Church, daughter of William Wickins and Mary Wickins
 
  Mary Barbara William Hannah  Anne       
  b: 1738 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 10th Apr 1738 St. Denys Church, daughter of William Wickins and Mary Wickins
 b: 1741 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 3rd Jan 1741/42 St. Denys Church, daughter of William Wickins and Mary Wickins
 b: 1744 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 24th Jun 1744 St. Denys Church, son of William Wickins and Mary Wickins
d: January 1828 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 83 years
bur: 7th Jan 1828 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 b: 1746 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 31st Mar 1746 St. Denys Church, daughter of William Wickins and Mary Wickins
  b: 1750 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 30th Mar 1750 St. Denys Church, daughter of William Wickins and Mary Wickins
       
                   
Great-
Grandfather
record
   
   
   
 John Wickensm: 9th Jun 1778 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, SussexSarah Izzard 
 b: 1748/49 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 24th Mar 1748/49 St. Denys Church, son of William Wickins and Mary Wickins
d: May 1824 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 75 years
bur: 30th May 1824 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  b: c 1755
d: December 1834 Rotherfield, Sussex, widow of John
bur: 3rd Dec 1834 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  
   
 Sarah Joseph 
 b: 1781 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 8th Mar 1781 St. Denys Church, daughter of John Wickins and Sarah Wickins
 b: 1785 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 14th Aug 1785 St. Denys Church, son of John Wickins and Sarah Wickins
d: 1st Feb 1870 Crowborough, Sussex, aged 90 years registered at Uckfield District, Sussex ref: 1870 Q1 Vol 2b Page 77
 
      
Grandfather
record
   
   
   
 Joseph Wickens
farmer
m: 10th Dec 1807 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, SussexElizabeth Chapman 
 b: 1785 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 14th Aug 1785 St. Denys Church, son of John Wickins and Sarah Wickins
d: 1st Feb 1870 Crowborough, Sussex, aged 90 years registered at Uckfield District, Sussex ref: 1870 Q1 Vol 2b Page 77
  b: 1786 Withyham, Sussex
d: Oct to Dec 1851 registered at Uckfield District, Sussex ref: 1851 Q4 Vol 7 Page 392
  
        
 Benjamin Joseph Thomas Harriett James Mary Anne Eliza 
 b: 17th Oct 1808 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 20th Nov 1808 St. Denys Church, son of Joseph Wickens and Elizabeth Wickens
d: 1st Nov 1875 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 68 years
bur: 7th Nov 1875 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 b: 1st Nov 1810 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 9th Dec 1810 St. Denys Church, son of Joseph Wickens and Elizabeth Wickens
 b: 30th Nov 1812 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 31st Dec 1812 St. Denys Church, son of Joseph Wickens and Elizabeth Wickens
 b: 23rd Feb 1815 Crowborough, Sussex
ch: 2nd Apr 1815 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Joseph Wickens (labourer) and Elizabeth Wickens
 b: 31st Aug 1819 Perrimans, Crowborough, Sussex
ch: 17th Oct 1819 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of Joseph Wickens (labourer) and Elizabeth Wickens
d: October 1885 Buxted, Sussex, aged 65 years
bur: 30th Oct 1885 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex
 b: 24th Dec 1823 Crowborough, Sussex
ch: 22nd Feb 1824 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Joseph Wickens (labourer) and Elizabeth Wickens
 b: 14th Feb 1826 Perrymans, Crowborough, Sussex
ch: 23rd Apr 1826 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Joseph Wickens (labourer) and Elizabeth Wickens
 
                    
Parental
record
   
   
   
 Benjamin Wickens
farm labourer
m: 21st Mar 1831 All Saints Church, Heathfield, SussexElizabeth Pearce 
 b: 17th Oct 1808 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 20th Nov 1808 St. Denys Church, son of Joseph Wickens and Elizabeth Wickens
d: 1st Nov 1875 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 68 years
bur: 7th Nov 1875 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  b: 1811 Sussex
d: Jan to Mar 1857 registered at Uckfield District, Sussex ref: 1857 Q1 Vol 2b Page 57
  
          
Eliza Ann  Harriet Frances Joseph Benjamin Caroline William Henry Jane Elizabeth 
b: December 1831 Adams Farm, Crowborough, Sussex
ch: 11th Dec 1831 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Benjamin Wickens (labourer) and Eliza Wickens
  b: 1837 Adams Farm, Crowborough, Sussex
ch: 12th Feb 1837 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Benjamin Wickens (labourer) and Eliza Wickens
 b: 4th Jul 1839 Crowborough, Sussex
ch: 4th Aug 1839 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Benjamin Wickens (labourer) and Eliza Wickens
 b: 15th Jan 1842 Sheep Plain, Crowborough, Sussex
ch: 3rd Apr 1842 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of Benjamin Wickens (labourer) and Eliza Wickens
d: 7th Apr 1928 Hurtis Hill, Crowborough, Sussex, aged 86 years registered at Uckfield District, Sussex ref: June 1928 Vol 2b Page 169
 b: 27th Jul 1845 Sheep Plain, Crowborough, Sussex
ch: 7th Sep 1845 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of Benjamin Wickens (farmer) and Eliza Wickens
 b: 6th May 1848 Sheep Plain, Crowborough, Sussex
ch: 2nd Jul 1848 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Benjamin Wickens (labourer) and Eliza Wickens
 b: 1851 Sheep Plain, Crowborough, Sussex
ch: 1st Jun 1851 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of Benjamin Wickens (labourer) and Eliza Wickens
 b: 1856 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 12th Oct 1856 St. Denys Church, daughter of Benjamin Wickens (labourer) and Eliza Wickens
d: April 1857 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 8 months
bur: 5th Apr 1857 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 
  Mary Ann                
  b: 1834 Adams Farm, Crowborough, Sussex
ch: 16th Mar 1834 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Benjamin Wickens (shoemaker) and Eliza Wickens
                
                  
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