The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Ancestry report for Baden Edwards, son of William Edwards, master smith and Martha Edwards [Blackman]
Generation No. 1
1. Baden Edwards was the son of (2) William Edwards, master smith and (3) Martha Edwards [Blackman]. He was born 1843 at Kent
 
Generation No. 2
2. William Edwards, master smith was the son of (4) William Edwards, carpenter and (5) Elizabeth Edwards [Young]. He was born 1805 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 11th Aug 1805 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William Edwards and Elizabeth Edwards
He married Martha Blackman on 26th Aug 1838 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex. She was born 1817 at Mayfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
iWilliam who was born 1839 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 1st Sep 1839 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
iiAlfred who was born 1841 Speldhurst, Kent
iiiBaden who was born 1843 Kent
ivClara who was born 1846 Speldhurst, Kent
vCharles who was born 1849 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 26th Aug 1849 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
 
3. Martha Edwards [Blackman] She was born 1817 at Mayfield, Sussex
She married William Edwards on 26th Aug 1838 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex. He was the son of William Edwards, carpenter and Elizabeth Edwards [Young]. He was born 1805 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 11th Aug 1805 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William Edwards and Elizabeth Edwards. They had the following children:
iWilliam who was born 1839 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 1st Sep 1839 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
iiAlfred who was born 1841 Speldhurst, Kent
iiiBaden who was born 1843 Kent
ivClara who was born 1846 Speldhurst, Kent
vCharles who was born 1849 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 26th Aug 1849 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
 
Generation No. 3
4. William Edwards, carpenter was the son of (6) William Edwards and (7) Ann Edwards [Mepham]. He was born 1769 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 22nd Mar 1769 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William Edwards and Ann Edwards
He married Elizabeth Young on 2nd Nov 1796 at St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex. She was born c 1770. They had the following children:
iSophia who was born 1800 Withyham, Sussex; christened 2nd Feb 1800 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of William Edwards and Elizabeth Edwards
iiMary who was born 1802 Withyham, Sussex; christened 2nd May 1802 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of William Edwards and Elizabeth Edwards
iiiWilliam who was born 1804 Withyham, Sussex; christened 4th May 1804 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William Edwards and Elizabeth Edwards; died Oct 1804 Withyham, Sussex; buried 19th Oct 1804 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
ivWilliam who was born 1805 Withyham, Sussex; christened 11th Aug 1805 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William Edwards and Elizabeth Edwards
vJohn who was born 1808 Withyham, Sussex; christened 13th Mar 1808 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex; died Apr to June 1858, registered at East Grinstead District, Sussex, ref: 1858 Q2 Vol 2b
viEliza who was born 1811 Withyham, Sussex; christened 21st Apr 1811 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
viiAnne who was born 1814 Withyham, Sussex; christened 13th Feb 1814 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex; died 1891 Tunbridge Wells, Kent
viiiHarriet who was born 1816 Withyham, Sussex; christened 10th Mar 1816 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
ixGeorge who was born 1819 Withyham, Sussex; christened 14th Feb 1819 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
 
5. Elizabeth Edwards [Young] She was born c 1770
She married William Edwards on 2nd Nov 1796 at St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex. He was the son of William Edwards and Ann Edwards [Mepham]. He was born 1769 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 22nd Mar 1769 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William Edwards and Ann Edwards. They had the following children:
iSophia who was born 1800 Withyham, Sussex; christened 2nd Feb 1800 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of William Edwards and Elizabeth Edwards
iiMary who was born 1802 Withyham, Sussex; christened 2nd May 1802 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of William Edwards and Elizabeth Edwards
iiiWilliam who was born 1804 Withyham, Sussex; christened 4th May 1804 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William Edwards and Elizabeth Edwards; died Oct 1804 Withyham, Sussex; buried 19th Oct 1804 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
ivWilliam who was born 1805 Withyham, Sussex; christened 11th Aug 1805 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William Edwards and Elizabeth Edwards
vJohn who was born 1808 Withyham, Sussex; christened 13th Mar 1808 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex; died Apr to June 1858, registered at East Grinstead District, Sussex, ref: 1858 Q2 Vol 2b
viEliza who was born 1811 Withyham, Sussex; christened 21st Apr 1811 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
viiAnne who was born 1814 Withyham, Sussex; christened 13th Feb 1814 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex; died 1891 Tunbridge Wells, Kent
viiiHarriet who was born 1816 Withyham, Sussex; christened 10th Mar 1816 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
ixGeorge who was born 1819 Withyham, Sussex; christened 14th Feb 1819 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
 
Generation No. 4
6. William Edwards was the son of (8) William Edwards and (9) Mary Edwards [Grove]. He was born 1743 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 11th Oct 1743 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William Edwards and Mary Edwards; died Dec 1824 at Withyham, Sussex, aged 81 years; buried 22nd Dec 1824 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
He married Ann Mepham on 9th Aug 1768 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. She was born c 1745. They had the following children:
iWilliam who was born 1769 Withyham, Sussex; christened 22nd Mar 1769 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William Edwards and Ann Edwards
iiMary who was born 1771 Withyham, Sussex; christened 20th Feb 1771 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of William Edwards and Ann Edwards; died Jun 1811 Withyham, Sussex, wife of Nathaniel; buried 25th Jun 1811 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
iiiJohn who was born 1773 Withyham, Sussex; christened 4th Apr 1773 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William Edwards and Ann Edwards; died Mar 1840 Withyham, Sussex, aged 67 years; buried 26th Mar 1840 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
ivSarah who was born 13th Nov 1775 Withyham, Sussex; christened 28th Nov 1775 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of William Edwards and Ann Edwards
vGeorge who was born 1777 Withyham, Sussex; christened 23rd Nov 1777 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William Edwards and Ann Edwards
viRobert who was born 1781 Withyham, Sussex; christened 27th May 1781 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William Edwards and Anne Edwards
viiAnn who was born 1786 Withyham, Sussex; christened 15th Jan 1786 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of William Edwards and Ann Edwards
 
7. Ann Edwards [Mepham] She was born c 1745
She married William Edwards on 9th Aug 1768 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. He was the son of William Edwards and Mary Edwards [Grove]. He was born 1743 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 11th Oct 1743 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William Edwards and Mary Edwards; died Dec 1824 at Withyham, Sussex, aged 81 years; buried 22nd Dec 1824 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. They had the following children:
iWilliam who was born 1769 Withyham, Sussex; christened 22nd Mar 1769 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William Edwards and Ann Edwards
iiMary who was born 1771 Withyham, Sussex; christened 20th Feb 1771 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of William Edwards and Ann Edwards; died Jun 1811 Withyham, Sussex, wife of Nathaniel; buried 25th Jun 1811 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
iiiJohn who was born 1773 Withyham, Sussex; christened 4th Apr 1773 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William Edwards and Ann Edwards; died Mar 1840 Withyham, Sussex, aged 67 years; buried 26th Mar 1840 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
ivSarah who was born 13th Nov 1775 Withyham, Sussex; christened 28th Nov 1775 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of William Edwards and Ann Edwards
vGeorge who was born 1777 Withyham, Sussex; christened 23rd Nov 1777 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William Edwards and Ann Edwards
viRobert who was born 1781 Withyham, Sussex; christened 27th May 1781 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of William Edwards and Anne Edwards
viiAnn who was born 1786 Withyham, Sussex; christened 15th Jan 1786 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of William Edwards and Ann Edwards
 
Generation No. 5
8. William Edwards was the son of (10) William Edwards and (11) 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
 
9. 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. 6
10. William Edwards was the son of (12) William Edwards, hancrafts man and (13) 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
 
11. 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. 7
12. 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
 
13. 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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