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William Augustus Raper, son of William Augustus Raper and Mary Raper [Hobbs]
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William Augustus Raper, a Battle solicitor of note, espoused the cause of the landowners surrounding the Ashdown Forest, and, after five years' litigation against Earl De La Warr, the rights of the commons over the Forest were established.


See also Modern South Saxon, The Ashdown Forest Dispute 1876-1882 and
Date
Type
Information
Source
 
1845
Born
In the City of Portsmouth, Hampshire
1851 Census
 
25th Jun 1845
Christened
At St. Thomas in the City of Portsmouth, Hampshire
IGI - Family Search
 
14th Jun 1871
Married
Mary Anna Ellis in the Parish of Binsted, Sussex
IGI - Family Search
 
1873
Birth of a son
William A. in the Parish of Battle, Sussex
1881 Census
 
1874
Birth of a son
Henry E. in the Parish of Battle, Sussex
1881 Census
 
1876
Birth of a daughter
Christine in the Parish of Battle, Sussex
1881 Census
 
1877
Birth of a son
Robert George in the Parish of Battle, Sussex
1881 Census
 
1879
Birth of a daughter
Dorothy M. in the Parish of Battle, Sussex
1881 Census
 
1880
Birth of a daughter
Gladys M. in the Parish of Battle, Sussex
1881 Census
 
1882
Birth of a son
Godfrey C. in the Parish of Battle, Sussex
1901 Census
 
1885
Birth of a daughter
Millicent W. in the Parish of Battle, Sussex
1901 Census
 
31st Dec 1940
Died
In the Parish of Hastings, Sussex
Probate Registry of England and Wales
 
15th Mar 1941
Will proven
In the Parish of Lewes, Sussex; Effects: £24,435 2s 6d
Probate Registry of England and Wales

Ancestor's report
Descendent's report
Raper individual records
The ancestral pedigree of William Augustus Raper
  
 William Augustus Raperm: 1st Mar 1813 Horsham, SussexCatherine Thompson 
 b: 1770 to 1775  b: 1785 to 1790
  
   
 Catherine Barbara William Augustus 
 b: 1814 Horsham, Sussex
ch: 23rd Aug 1814
 b: 1816 Horsham, Sussex 
      
Grandfather record
   
   
   
 William Augustus Raperm: c 1842Mary Hobbs 
 b: 1816 Horsham, Sussex  b: 1812 Portsmouth, Hampshire
  
        
 William Augustus Henry Mary Elizabeth Frederick Prevost Charles Ferdinand Catherine Minette Alfred 
 b: 1845 Portsmouth, Hampshire
ch: 25th Jun 1845 St. Thomas
d: 31st Dec 1940 Hastings, Sussex
 b: 13th Dec 1846 Portsmouth, Hampshire
ch: 13th Aug 1847 St. Thomas
d: 23rd Jul 1851
 b: 1st Feb 1848 Portsmouth, Hampshire
ch: 6th Sep 1848 St. Thomas
d: 7th Mar 1849
 b: 12th May 1849 Portsmouth, Hampshire
ch: 3rd Oct 1849 St. Thomas
 b: 28th Sep 1850 Portsmouth, Hampshire
ch: 12th Feb 1851 St. Thomas
 b: 30th May 1852 Portsmouth, Hampshire
ch: 14th Jul 1852 St. Thomas
 b: 1855 Portsmouth, Hampshire 
                
Parental record
   
   
   
 William Augustus Raperm: 14th Jun 1871 Binsted, SussexMary Anna Ellis 
 b: 1845 Portsmouth, Hampshire
ch: 25th Jun 1845 St. Thomas
d: 31st Dec 1940 Hastings, Sussex
  b: 1849 Binsted, Sussex
  
         
William A. Henry E. Christine Robert George Dorothy M. Gladys M. Godfrey C. Millicent W. 
b: 1873 Battle, Sussex b: 1874 Battle, Sussex b: 1876 Battle, Sussex b: 1877 Battle, Sussex
d: 1914 to 1918
 b: 1879 Battle, Sussex b: 1880 Battle, Sussex b: 1882 Battle, Sussex b: 1885 Battle, Sussex 
Family record

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