The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Ancestry report for John Edwards, son of William Edwards and Mary Edwards [Grove]
Generation No. 1
1. John Edwards was the son of (2) William Edwards and (3) Mary Edwards [Grove]. He was born 1751 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 1st Dec 1751 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William Edwards and Mary Edwards
 
Generation No. 2
2. William Edwards was the son of (4) William Edwards and (5) Anne Edwards [Bennet]. He was born 1714 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 18th May 1714 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William Edwards and Anne Edwards
He married Mary Grove on 3rd Oct 1742 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. She was born c 1720. They had the following children:
iWilliam who was born 1743 Withyham, Sussex; christened 11th Oct 1743 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William Edwards and Mary Edwards; died Dec 1824 Withyham, Sussex, aged 81 years; buried 22nd Dec 1824 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
iiMary who was born 1746 Withyham, Sussex; christened 10th Aug 1746 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of William Edwards and Mary Edwards
iiiAnne who was born 1748 Withyham, Sussex; christened 15th May 1748 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
ivJohn who was born 1751 Withyham, Sussex; christened 1st Dec 1751 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William Edwards and Mary Edwards
 
3. Mary Edwards [Grove] She was born c 1720
She married William Edwards on 3rd Oct 1742 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. He was the son of William Edwards and Anne Edwards [Bennet]. He was born 1714 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 18th May 1714 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William Edwards and Anne Edwards. They had the following children:
iWilliam who was born 1743 Withyham, Sussex; christened 11th Oct 1743 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William Edwards and Mary Edwards; died Dec 1824 Withyham, Sussex, aged 81 years; buried 22nd Dec 1824 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
iiMary who was born 1746 Withyham, Sussex; christened 10th Aug 1746 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of William Edwards and Mary Edwards
iiiAnne who was born 1748 Withyham, Sussex; christened 15th May 1748 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
ivJohn who was born 1751 Withyham, Sussex; christened 1st Dec 1751 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William Edwards and Mary Edwards
 
Generation No. 3
4. William Edwards was the son of (6) William Edwards, hancrafts man and (7) Ann Edwards [Avis]. He was born 1683 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 5th May 1683 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William Edwards
He married Anne Bennet on 7th Jul 1706 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. She was born c 1680; died Aug 1747 at Withyham, Sussex, wife of William; buried 13th Aug 1747 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. They had the following children:
iJohn who was born 1707 Withyham, Sussex; christened 6th May 1707 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William Edwards and Ann Edwards; died Jun 1707 Withyham, Sussex, son of William & Ann; buried 8th Jun 1707 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
iiAnne who was born 1708 Withyham, Sussex; christened Mar 1708 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of William Edwards and Ann Edwards
iiiMary who was born 1711 Withyham, Sussex; christened 26th Nov 1711 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of William Edwards and Anne Edwards
ivWilliam who was born 1714 Withyham, Sussex; christened 18th May 1714 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William Edwards and Anne Edwards
 
5. Anne Edwards [Bennet] She was born c 1680; died Aug 1747 at Withyham, Sussex, wife of William; buried 13th Aug 1747 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
She married William Edwards on 7th Jul 1706 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. He was the son of William Edwards, hancrafts man and Ann Edwards [Avis]. He was born 1683 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 5th May 1683 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William Edwards. They had the following children:
iJohn who was born 1707 Withyham, Sussex; christened 6th May 1707 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William Edwards and Ann Edwards; died Jun 1707 Withyham, Sussex, son of William & Ann; buried 8th Jun 1707 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
iiAnne who was born 1708 Withyham, Sussex; christened Mar 1708 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of William Edwards and Ann Edwards
iiiMary who was born 1711 Withyham, Sussex; christened 26th Nov 1711 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of William Edwards and Anne Edwards
ivWilliam who was born 1714 Withyham, Sussex; christened 18th May 1714 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William Edwards and Anne Edwards
 
Generation No. 4
6. William Edwards, hancrafts man He was born c 1660; died Dec 1704 at Withyham, Sussex, labourer; buried 1st Jan 1704/05 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
He married (1) Ann Avis on 8th Jun 1682 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. She was born c 1660; died Jun 1683 at Withyham, Sussex, wife of William; buried 5th Jun 1683 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. They had the following children:
iWilliam who was born 1683 Withyham, Sussex; christened 5th May 1683 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William Edwards
He married (2) Rachel Pullen on 18th Apr 1688 at St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex. She was born c 1665. They had the following children:
iThomas who was born 1688/89 Withyham, Sussex; christened 24th Feb 1688/89 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William Edwards and Rachell Edwards; died Apr 1705 Withyham, Sussex, son of widow; buried 8th Apr 1705 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
iiJohn who was born 1690 Withyham, Sussex; christened 16th Jul 1690 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William Edwards and Rachell Edwards
iiiMary who was born 1692 Withyham, Sussex; christened 21st Jun 1692 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of William Edwards and Rachell Edwards
ivRachel who was born 1694 Withyham, Sussex; christened 11th Oct 1694 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of William Edwards and Rachell Edwards
vElizabeth who was born 1696/97 Withyham, Sussex; christened 11th Feb 1696/97 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of William Edwards and Rachell Edwards
viPeter who was born 26th Feb 1698 Withyham, Sussex; christened 5th Mar 1698 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William Edwards and Rachell Edwards
viiMargaret who was born 28th Oct 1700 Withyham, Sussex; christened 28th Oct 1700 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of William Edwards and Rachell Edwards
viiiGeorge who was born 15th Dec 1701/02 Withyham, Sussex; christened 6th Jan 1701/02 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William Edwards and Rachell Edwards; died Feb 1747/48 Withyham, Sussex; buried 15th Feb 1747/48 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
ixIsaac who was born 11th Mar 1703/04 Withyham, Sussex; christened 6th Apr 1704 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William (handcrafts man) Edwards and Rachell Edwards; died Feb 1704/05 Withyham, Sussex, son of widow; buried 17th Feb 1704/05 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
 
7. Ann Edwards [Avis] She was born c 1660; died Jun 1683 at Withyham, Sussex, wife of William; buried 5th Jun 1683 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
She married William Edwards on 8th Jun 1682 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. He was born c 1660; died Dec 1704 at Withyham, Sussex, labourer; buried 1st Jan 1704/05 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. They had the following children:
iWilliam who was born 1683 Withyham, Sussex; christened 5th May 1683 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William Edwards
 

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