The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Descendant's report for Mary Ovenden [Austen]
Generation No. 1
  1. Mary Ovenden [Austen] She was born c 1670
  She married John Ovenden on 11th May 1692 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex. He was the son of John Ovenden and Elizabeth Ovenden [Everest]. He was born 1668 at Rotherfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iJohn who was born 1693 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 13th May 1693 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  iiElizabeth who was born 1695 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 28th Apr 1695 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  iiiWilliam who was born 1696 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 21st Mar 1696 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
2 ivMary who was born 1699 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 4th Dec 1699 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  vThomas who was born 1701 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Oct 1701 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
   
Generation No. 2
  2. Mary Ashdown [Ovenden] was the daughter of John Ovenden and Mary Ovenden [Austen]. She was born 1699 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 4th Dec 1699 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  She married John Ashdown on 8th Sep 1729 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. He was the son of William Ashdowne and Jane Ashdowne [Moone]. He was born 1700 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Apr 1700 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iWilliam who was born 1731 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 31st Oct 1731 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
3 iiJohn who was born 1734 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 26th May 1734 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
   
Generation No. 3
  3. John Ashdown was the son of John Ashdown and Mary Ashdown [Ovenden]. He was born 1734 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 26th May 1734 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  He married Elizabeth Richardson on 25th Oct 1758 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. She was born c 1735. They had the following children:
4 iElizabeth who was born 1759 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 26th Dec 1759 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  iiThomas who was born 1761 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 25th Feb 1761 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex; died Mar 1761 Rotherfield, Sussex; buried 29th Mar 1761 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  iiiJohn who was born 1762 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 1st Aug 1762 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex; died Nov 1762 Rotherfield, Sussex; buried 12th Nov 1762 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
5 ivHannah who was born 1763 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 8th Nov 1763 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  vAnn who was born 1766 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 18th Mar 1766 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
6 viSarah who was born 1768 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 18th May 1768 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  viiPhiladelphia who was born 1770 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 22nd Jan 1770 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  viiiMary who was born 1771 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 7th Nov 1771 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  ixSophia who was born 1778 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 8th May 1778 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex; died Jan 1810 Withyham, Sussex; buried 13th Jan 1810 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
   
Generation No. 4
  4. Elizabeth Pawley [Ashdowne] was the daughter of John Ashdowne and Elizabeth Ashdowne [Richardson]. She was born 1759 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 26th Dec 1759 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  She married Robert Pawley on 18th Jan 1785 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. He was born c 1750. They had the following children:
  iJoseph who was born 1785 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 4th Dec 1785 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
7 iiRobert who was born 1787 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 15th Jun 1787 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
8 iiiThomas who was born 1792 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 6th Aug 1792 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  ivElizabeth who was born 1796 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 10th Aug 1796 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  vMary who was born 1799 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 1st Apr 1799 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  viJohn who was born 1801 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 12th Apr 1801 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
   
  5. Hannah Coats [Ashdown] was the daughter of John Ashdowne and Elizabeth Ashdowne [Richardson]. She was born 1763 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 8th Nov 1763 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  She had a relationship with an unknown person. They had the following children:
9 iThomas who was born 1786 at Rotherfield, Sussex, baseborn; christened 26th Feb 1786 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  She married John Coats on 24th Dec 1789 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. He was born c 1760
   
  6. Sarah Ashdown was the daughter of John Ashdowne and Elizabeth Ashdowne [Richardson]. She was born 1768 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 18th May 1768 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  She had a relationship with an unknown person. They had the following children:
  iSarah who was born 1793 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 11th Mar 1793 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
   
Generation No. 5
  7. Robert Pawley was the son of Robert Pawley and Elizabeth Pawley [Ashdowne]. He was born 1787 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 15th Jun 1787 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  He married Hannah Medhurst on 12th Apr 1814 at St. Mary's Church, Speldhurst, Kent. She was born c 1790. They had the following children:
  iWilliam who was born 1814 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 23rd Jul 1814 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  iiGeorge who was born 1815 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 11th Nov 1815 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  iiiJohn who was born 1819 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 14th Feb 1819 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  ivAnn who was born 1821 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 9th Dec 1821 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  vRobert who was born 1825 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 12th Jun 1825 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  viMary Ann who was born 1828 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 3rd Aug 1828 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  viiElizabeth who was born 1831 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 7th Aug 1831 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
   
  8. Thomas Pawley was the son of Robert Pawley and Elizabeth Pawley [Ashdowne]. He was born 1792 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 6th Aug 1792 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  He married Mary Miles on 2nd Sep 1817 at St Mary, Lewisham, London. She was born 1791 at Eltham, London. They had the following children:
  iMary Ann who was born 1818 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 18th Oct 1818 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  iiJoseph who was born 1823 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 13th Jul 1823 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
   
  9. Thomas Ashdown, wheelwright was the son of unknown father and Hannah Ashdown. He was born 1786 at Rotherfield, Sussex, baseborn; christened 26th Feb 1786 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  He married Elizabeth Waters on 14th Mar 1809 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. She was born 1788 at Withyham, Sussex. They had the following children:
10 iJohn who was born 1808 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 7th May 1809 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
11 iiElizabeth who was born 1811 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 9th Jun 1811 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
12 iiiSophia who was born 1814 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 6th Feb 1814 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
13 ivThomas who was born 1816 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 23rd Jun 1816 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
14 vGeorge who was born 1818 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 28th Feb 1819 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
15 viJasper who was born 1820 at Withyham, Sussex
16 viiLewis who was born 1823 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 30th Jun 1833 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  viiiEllen who was born 1825 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 30th Jun 1833 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
17 ixSilbey who was born 1828 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 30th Jun 1833 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
18 xJoshua who was born 1830 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 30th Jun 1833 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
   
Generation No. 6
  10. John Ashdown, wheelwright was the son of Thomas Ashdown, wheelwright and Elizabeth Ashdown [Waters]. He was born 1808 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 7th May 1809 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  He married (1) Philadelphia Butcher on 21st Oct 1837 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex. She was born 1814 at East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 13th Feb 1814 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
  He married (2) Lucy ..... on c 1880. She was born 1829 at West Firle, Sussex
   
  11. Elizabeth Verrall [Ashdown] was the daughter of Thomas Ashdown, wheelwright and Elizabeth Ashdown [Waters]. She was born 1811 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 9th Jun 1811 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  She married Isaac Verrall on 18th Jan 1831 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. He was born 1805 at Rotherfield, Sussex
   
  12. Sophia Jenner [Ashdown] was the daughter of Thomas Ashdown, wheelwright and Elizabeth Ashdown [Waters]. She was born 1814 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 6th Feb 1814 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  She married William Jenner on 28th Jul 1840 at All Saints, Lewes, Sussex. He was born c 1810
   
  13. Thomas Ashdown, wheelwright was the son of Thomas Ashdown, wheelwright and Elizabeth Ashdown [Waters]. He was born 1816 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 23rd Jun 1816 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  He married (1) Harriet Peckham on 26th Aug 1844 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. She was the daughter of Edward Packham, wheelwright and Mary Packham [Waters]. She was born 1810 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 11th Feb 1810 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of Edward Peckham and Mary Peckham; died May 1854 at Withyham, Sussex, aged 43 years; buried 21st May 1854 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. They had the following children:
19 iElizabeth who was born 1845 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 4th Jan 1846 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
20 iiSarah Ann who was born 1846 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 4th Oct 1846 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
21 iiiThomas who was born 1848 at Withyham, Sussex
22 ivHarriet Eliza who was born 1850 at Withyham, Sussex
  vGeorge Robert who was born 1851 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 2nd Nov 1851 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  He married (2) Frances Fermor on 23rd Jun 1858 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. She was the daughter of Abraham Cox and Frances Cox. She was born Mar 1820 at Newhaven, Sussex; christened 2nd Dec 1821 at Newhaven, Sussex
   
  14. George Ashdown, blacksmith was the son of Thomas Ashdown, wheelwright and Elizabeth Ashdown [Waters]. He was born 1818 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 28th Feb 1819 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  He married Isabella Balcomb on c 1845. She was the daughter of Thomas Balcomb, master blacksmith and Jane Balcomb [Wood]. She was born 1820 at Withyham, Sussex. They had the following children:
23 iSophia who was born 1848 at Withyham, Sussex
  iiEmily who was born 1850 at Withyham, Sussex
24 iiiJabez who was born 1852 at Withyham, Sussex
   
  15. Jasper Ashdown, carpenter was the son of Thomas Ashdown, wheelwright and Elizabeth Ashdown [Waters]. He was born 1820 at Withyham, Sussex
  He married Ann Golbey on 29th Aug 1847 at All Saints, Lewes, Sussex. She was born 1827 at Dorking, Surrey. They had the following children:
  iEmanuel who was born 1845 at Withyham, Sussex
  iiGeorge who was born 11th May 1848 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 11th Apr 1852 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
25 iiiJasper who was born 13th Mar 1850 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 11th Apr 1852 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  ivSylva who was born 1852 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 11th Apr 1852 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  vAnna who was born 1853 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 29th May 1853 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  viSophia who was born 1855 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 24th Jun 1855 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  viiLewis who was born 1857 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 25th Jan 1857 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  viiiElisabeth who was born 1859 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 27th Feb 1859 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  ixPhillis who was born 1861 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 24th Feb 1861 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  xEllen who was born 1863 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 29th Nov 1863 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
26 xiJohn William who was born 1865 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 23rd Apr 1865 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  xiiJames who was born 1867 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 2nd Apr 1867 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  xiiiWilliam who was born 1868 at Withyham, Sussex
   
  16. Lewis Ashdown, farm labourer was the son of Thomas Ashdown, wheelwright and Elizabeth Ashdown [Waters]. He was born 1823 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 30th Jun 1833 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  He married Ann Stamp on c 1840. She was born 1824 at Etchingham, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iThomas David who was born 1843 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 30th Jul 1843 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
27 iiAbraham who was born 1845 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 30th Nov 1845 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  iiiSophia who was born 1848 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 29th Oct 1848 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  ivSilvy who was born 1851 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 27th Apr 1851 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  vAnna who was born 1854 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 13th Mar 1854 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  viHenry who was born 1857 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 11th Jan 1857 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
   
  17. Silbey Avery [Ashdown] was the daughter of Thomas Ashdown, wheelwright and Elizabeth Ashdown [Waters]. She was born 1828 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 30th Jun 1833 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  She had a relationship with an unknown person. They had the following children:
28 iEleanor who was born 1849 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 22nd Jul 1849 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
29 iiAmos who was born 1856 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 24th Jun 1856 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  She married James Avery on 19th May 1860 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. He was the son of Edward Avery, farm labourer and Mary Avery [Price]. He was born 1834 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 9th Feb 1834 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
   
  18. Joshua Ashdown, farm labourer was the son of Thomas Ashdown, wheelwright and Elizabeth Ashdown [Waters]. He was born 1830 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 30th Jun 1833 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  He married (1) Ellen Hewitt on 23rd May 1853 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. She was born 1831 at Speldhurst, Kent; christened 31st Mar 1831 at Speldhurst, Kent. They had the following children:
30 iThomas who was born 1855 at Groombridge, Kent and Sussex
  iiGeorge who was born 1856 at Groombridge, Kent and Sussex
31 iiiEllen who was born 1858 at Groombridge, Kent and Sussex
  ivWilliam Henry who was born 1861 at Groombridge, Kent and Sussex
  vEliza Ann who was born 1861 at Groombridge, Kent and Sussex
  viErnest who was born 1865 at Speldhurst, Kent
  He married (2) Harriett ..... on 1876. She was born 1834 at Uckfield, Sussex
   
Generation No. 7
  19. Elizabeth Moore [Ashdown] was the daughter of Thomas Ashdown, wheelwright and Harriet Ashdown [Peckham]. She was born 1845 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 4th Jan 1846 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  She married Joseph Moore on 21st Jul 1870 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. He was born 1846
   
  20. Sarah Ann Martin [Ashdown] was the daughter of Thomas Ashdown, wheelwright and Harriet Ashdown [Peckham]. She was born 1846 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 4th Oct 1846 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  She married Albert Martin on 26th Sep 1869 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. He was born 1845 at Withyham, Sussex
   
  21. Thomas Ashdown, painter and gardener was the son of Thomas Ashdown, wheelwright and Harriet Ashdown [Peckham]. He was born 1848 at Withyham, Sussex
  He married Annie Maria Savage on 3rd Jun 1880 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. She was born 1851 at Waltern, Hertfordshire. They had the following children:
  iEthel Sarah who was born 1881 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 7th Aug 1881 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  iiAlbert Thomas who was born 1883 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 3rd Jun 1883 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  iiiMaria Elizabeth who was born 1885 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 1st Mar 1885 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
   
  22. Harriet Eliza Buick [Ashdown] was the daughter of Thomas Ashdown, wheelwright and Harriet Ashdown [Peckham]. She was born 1850 at Withyham, Sussex
  She married Patrick Buick on 20th Sep 1884 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. He was born 1856. They had the following children:
  iHarriett Christine who was born 1886 at Crowborough, Sussex; christened 7th Mar 1886 St. John's Chapel, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of Patrick Buick (labourer) and Harriet Eliza Buick
  iiThomas who was born 1888 at Cuckfield, Sussex
   
  23. Sophia Ashby [Ashdown] was the daughter of George Ashdown, blacksmith and Isabella Ashdown [Balcomb]. She was born 1848 at Withyham, Sussex
  She married John William Ashby on 23rd Jul 1870 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. He was born 1848
   
  24. Jabez Ashdown, smith was the son of George Ashdown, blacksmith and Isabella Ashdown [Balcomb]. He was born 1852 at Withyham, Sussex
  He married Mary Twiner on 6th Jun 1878 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. She was born 1858 at Withyham, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iThomas J. W. who was born 1880 at Withyham, Sussex
32 iiGeorge Henry who was born 1883 at Withyham, Sussex
33 iiiArthur Jabez who was born 1885 at Withyham, Sussex
  ivFrederick who was born 1888 at Withyham, Sussex
  vTheodore C. who was born 1894 at Withyham, Sussex
  viFrank S. who was born 1896 at Withyham, Sussex
   
  25. Jasper Ashdown, shoe maker was the son of Jasper Ashdown, carpenter and Ann Ashdown [Golbey]. He was born 13th Mar 1850 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 11th Apr 1852 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  He married Eliza Fermor on 29th May 1875 at St. John's Chapel, Withyham, Sussex. She was the daughter of James Fermor, farm labourer and Harriet Fermor [Wilson]. She was born 1850 at Withyham, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iWilliam Jasper who was born 1876 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 30th Apr 1876 St. John's Chapel, Withyham, Sussex
  iiThomas James who was born 1877 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 25th Nov 1877 St. John's Chapel, Withyham, Sussex
  iiiHarriett E. who was born 1880 at Withyham, Sussex
  ivCharles Henry who was born 2nd Aug 1881 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 4th Sep 1881 St. John's Chapel, Withyham, Sussex
  vHerbert John who was born 1883 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 29th Apr 1883 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  viEunice E. who was born 1887 at Speldhurst, Kent
  viiGeorge V. who was born 1889 at Speldhurst, Kent
   
  26. John William Ashdown, carpenter was the son of Jasper Ashdown, carpenter and Ann Ashdown [Golbey]. He was born 1865 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 23rd Apr 1865 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  He married Elizabeth Page on 12th Feb 1887 at St. John's Chapel, Withyham, Sussex. She was born 1866 at Lingfield, Surrey. They had the following children:
  iPhyllis Dulcie Eleanor who was born 1889 at Withyham, Sussex
  iiAmy who was born 1890 at Withyham, Sussex
  iiiHarriett Hate who was born 1893 at Withyham, Sussex
  ivJohn who was born 1899 at Withyham, Sussex
  vVoilet May who was born 1902 at Withyham, Sussex
   
  27. Abraham Ashdown, farm labourer was the son of Lewis Ashdown, farm labourer and Ann Ashdown [Stamp]. He was born 1845 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 30th Nov 1845 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  He married Eliza Stamp on Apr to June 1867, registered at Tonbridge District, Kent, ref: 1867 Q2 Vol 2a Page 738. She was born 1848 at Withyham, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iLewis Thomas who was born 1872 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 28th Apr 1872 St. John's Chapel, Withyham, Sussex
  iiAlice Mary who was born 1875 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 31st Jan 1875 St. John's Chapel, Withyham, Sussex
  iiiFrances Ann who was born 20th Mar 1878 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 26th Mar 1878 St. John's Chapel, Withyham, Sussex
  ivHenry William who was born 11th Dec 1880 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 6th Feb 1881 St. John's Chapel, Withyham, Sussex
   
  28. Eleanor Hemsley [Ashdown] was the daughter of unknown father and Silbey Ashdown. She was born 1849 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 22nd Jul 1849 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  She married George Hemsley on 17th Nov 1866 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. He was the son of Richard Hemsley, farm labourer and Avis Hemsley [Botten]. He was born 7th Jan 1847 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 22nd Feb 1847 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iJames who was born 6th Aug 1870 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 11th Jun 1871 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  iiEmily Jane who was born 1873 at Buxted, Sussex
  iiiSylvia Alice who was born 1877 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 25th Feb 1877 St. John's Chapel, Withyham, Sussex
   
  29. Amos Ashdown, farm labourer was the son of unknown father and Silbey Ashdown. He was born 1856 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 24th Jun 1856 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  He married Matilda Stephens on 19th Oct 1878 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. She was born 1855 at Withyham, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iMary A. who was born 1878 at Withyham, Sussex
34 iiThomas Henry who was born 1880 at Rotherfield, Sussex
  iiiAmos Moses who was born 20th Jun 1881 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 28th Aug 1881 St. John's Chapel, Withyham, Sussex
  ivRose who was born 1883 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 3rd Jun 1883 St. John's Chapel, Withyham, Sussex
  vNellie Frances who was born 1885 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 10th Dec 1885 St. John's Chapel, Withyham, Sussex
  viGeorge who was born 1888 at Buxted, Sussex
   
  30. Thomas Ashdown, railway porter was the son of Joshua Ashdown, farm labourer and Ellen Ashdown [Hewitt]. He was born 1855 at Groombridge, Kent and Sussex
  He married Christiana Parker on Oct to Dec 1874, registered at Brighton District, Sussex, ref: 1874 Q4 Vol 2b Page 405. She was born 1854 at Southborough, Kent. They had the following children:
  iEllen Eliza who was born 1876 at Brighton, Sussex
  iiThomas who was born 1877 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  iiiLilly Christiana who was born Oct 1880 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  ivElsie E who was born 1889 at Tonbridge, Kent
   
  31. Ellen Dadswell [Ashdown] was the daughter of Joshua Ashdown, farm labourer and Ellen Ashdown [Hewitt]. She was born 1858 at Groombridge, Kent and Sussex
  She married Alfred Albert Dadswell on 22nd Apr 1878 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. He was the son of Robert Dadswell, farm labourer and Susanna Dadswell [Latter]. He was born 1856 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 9th Nov 1856 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of Robert Dadswell (labourer) and Susan Dadswell
   
Generation No. 8
  32. George Henry Ashdown, cowman was the son of Jabez Ashdown, smith and Mary Ashdown [Twiner]. He was born 1883 at Withyham, Sussex
  He married Eliza Weekes on July to Sep 1907, registered at East Grinstead District, Sussex, ref: 1907 Q3 Vol 2b Page 336. She was born 1878 at Burwash, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iGeorge David who was born 1910 at Withyham, Sussex
   
  33. Arthur Jabez Ashdown, butcher was the son of Jabez Ashdown, smith and Mary Ashdown [Twiner]. He was born 1885 at Withyham, Sussex
  He married Mabel A. Sargent on Jan to Mar 1906, registered at Battle District, Sussex, ref: 1906 Q1 Vol 2b Page 83. She was born 1884 at Catsfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iMabel who was born 1910 at Withyham, Sussex
   
  34. Thomas Henry Ashdown, bricklayer was the son of Amos Ashdown, farm labourer and Matilda Ashdown [Stephens]. He was born 1880 at Rotherfield, Sussex
  He married Mary Elizabeth Goldsmith on Oct to Dec 1902, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1902 Q4 Vol 2b Page 299. She was born 1884 at Crowborough, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iNina who was born 1903 at Crowborough, Sussex
  iiGwendoline who was born 1905 at Crowborough, Sussex
   

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