The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Descendant's report for Letitia Edwards [Lacey], daughter of John Lacey and Betty Lacey [Arter]
Generation No. 1
  1. Letitia Edwards [Lacey] was the daughter of John Lacey and Betty Lacey [Arter]. She was born 1784 at Gloucestershire; christened 4th Jul 1784 at Gloucestershire
  She married George Edwards on 11th May 1806 at Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire. He was the son of George Edwards and Hannah Edwards [Niblett]. He was born 1781 at Gloucestershire; christened 29th Jul 1781 at Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire. They had the following children:
2 iJonathan who was born 1809 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 20th Aug 1809 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
3 iiElisha who was born 1812 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 19th Jan 1812 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  iiiJames who was born 1814 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 6th Mar 1814 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
   
Generation No. 2
  2. Jonathan Edwards, thatcher was the son of George Edwards and Letitia Edwards [Lacey]. He was born 1809 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 20th Aug 1809 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  He married (1) Mary Thorp on 11th Feb 1834 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. She was born 1812 at Withyham, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iThomas who was born c Nov 1834 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 17th Nov 1834 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
4 iiGeorge who was born 1837 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 5th Feb 1837 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
5 iiiElisha who was born 28th Aug 1839 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 29th Sep 1839 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  ivMary Jane who was born 1843 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 7th May 1843 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  vEden who was born 1846 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 4th Jan 1846 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  viWilliam who was born 1848 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 3rd Sep 1848 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  viiAlbert who was born 1852 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 11th Apr 1852 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  viiiEdwin who was born 1854 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 3rd Dec 1854 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  He married (2) Agness Geer on 15th Dec 1876 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. She was born 1838 at Withyham, Sussex
   
  3. Elisha Edwards, carpenter was the son of George Edwards and Letitia Edwards [Lacey]. He was born 1812 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 19th Jan 1812 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  He married Ann Wood on 2nd Sep 1835 at St. Mary the Virgin Church, Ticehurst, Sussex. She was born 1814 at Frant, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iWilliam Ebenezer who was born 1841 at Frant, Sussex; christened 20th Jun 1841 St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
  iiCatherine Elena Louisa who was born 1842 at Frant, Sussex; christened 11th Dec 1842 St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
  iiiSarah Anne Sophia who was born 1847 at Frant, Sussex; christened 30th May 1847 St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
  ivGeorgiana Augusta who was born 1854 at Frant, Sussex; christened 10th Dec 1854 St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
   
Generation No. 3
  4. George Edwards, boot and shoe maker was the son of Jonathan Edwards, thatcher and Mary Edwards [Thorp]. He was born 1837 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 5th Feb 1837 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  He married (1) Susan Packham on Apr to June 1858, registered at Tonbridge District, Kent, ref: 1858 Q2 Vol 2a Page 576. She was the daughter of Samuel Packham, shoemender and Amy Packham [Hughsman]. She was born 1831 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent; christened 24th Jul 1831 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent. They had the following children:
  iGeorge who was born 1859 at Welwyn, Hampshire; died 15th Nov 1933 Maidstone, Kent
  iiEliza who was born 1861 at Aldershot, Hampshire; died 15th Nov 1933 Maidstone, Kent
  He married (2) Caroline Moon on 7th Jul 1863 at St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Tonbridge, Kent, witnesses; William Taylor and Fanny Moon. She was born 1835 at Yalding, Kent. They had the following children:
6 iMary Jane who was born 24th May 1865 at Strood, Kent; died 15th Nov 1933 Maidstone, Kent
  iiJonathan who was born 1867 at Strood, Kent
  iiiThomas W, who was born 1869 at Strood, Kent
   
  5. Elisha Edwards was the son of Jonathan Edwards, thatcher and Mary Edwards [Thorp]. He was born 28th Aug 1839 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 29th Sep 1839 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  He married Ann ..... on c 1857. She was born c 1840. They had the following children:
  iReginald Elisha who was born 1858 at Eridge Green, Sussex; christened 26th Jan 1858 Holy Trinity Church, Eridge Green, Sussex
   
Generation No. 4
  6. Mary Jane Dockrill [Edwards] was the daughter of George Edwards, boot and shoe maker and Caroline Edwards [Moon]. She was born 24th May 1865 at Strood, Kent; died 15th Nov 1933 at Maidstone, Kent
  She married George Dockrill on 8th Oct 1883 at Zoar Chapel, Strood, Kent. He was born 19th Dec 1859 at Stanbridge; died 23rd Aug 1933 at Maidstone, Kent. They had the following children:
7 iChristopher who was born 22nd Sep 1904 at Maidstone, Kent; died 20th Nov 1982 Toronto, Canada
   
Generation No. 5
  7. Christopher Dockrill, stationery engineer was the son of George Dockrill, shopkeeper and Mary Jane Dockrill [Edwards]. He was born 22nd Sep 1904 at Maidstone, Kent; emigrated 1930 to Canada; died 20th Nov 1982 at Toronto, Canada
  He married Mabel Gillibrand on 10th Aug 1940 at St. Hilda's Church, Toronto, Canada. She was born 8th Oct 1911 at Toronto, Canada; died 31st Aug 1999 at Toronto, Canada
   

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