The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Descendant's report for James Read
Generation No. 1
  1. James Read He was born 1828 at Hartfield, Sussex
  He married Sarah ..... on c 1849. She was born 1829 at Piddinghoe, Sussex. They had the following children:
2 iSamuel who was born 1849 at Hartfield, Sussex
  iiJames G. who was born 1850 at Hartfield, Sussex
  iiiMartha who was born 1866 at Hartfield, Sussex
  ivSpencer who was born 1871 at Hartfield, Sussex
   
Generation No. 2
  2. Samuel Read was the son of James Read and Sarah Read. He was born 1849 at Hartfield, Sussex
  He married Margaret Pilbeam on 6th Nov 1869 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex. She was the daughter of Joseph Pilbeam, carter and Mary Pilbeam [Heasman]. She was born 1843 at St. John's, Withyham, Sussex; christened 4th Jun 1843 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iAda who was born 1874 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 29th Mar 1874 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
3 iiEllen Mary who was born 1876 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 28th Jan 1876 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  iiiAlbert who was born 1880 at Hartfield, Sussex
   
Generation No. 3
  3. Ellen Mary Piper [Read] was the daughter of Samuel Read and Margaret Read [Pilbeam]. She was born 1876 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 28th Jan 1876 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
  She married William Piper on 3rd Jun 1895 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex. He was the son of George Piper, farm labourer and Mary Piper [Turner]. He was born 6th Jan 1856 at Chiddingstone, Kent; christened 2nd Mar 1856 at St. Mary's Church, Chiddingstone, Kent; died 31st Oct 1945 at Chase Farm Hospital, Enfield, Middlesex. They had the following children:
  iIvy Civinna who was born 19th Mar 1896 at Blackham, Sussex
  iiGeorge who was born 1st Mar 1897 at Hartfield, Sussex; died 25th Sep 1917 Ypres, Belgium
4 iiiFrank who was born 2nd Aug 1898 at Hartfield, Sussex; died 1966
  ivMargaret Mary who was born 10th Feb 1900 at Holtye, Hartfield, Sussex
5 vAlfred (Bob) who was born 13th Sep 1901 at Hartfield, Sussex; died 22nd Feb 1981 50 Sackville Gardens, East Grinstead, Sussex
6 viMay who was born 12th Mar 1903 at Earwigg Cottage, Hartfield, Sussex
  viiWilliam who was born 22nd Mar 1905 at Hartfield, Sussex
7 viiiSydney who was born 18th Dec 1907 at Hammerwood, Forest Row, Sussex
8 ixArthur James (Jack) who was born 22nd Jun 1910 at 42 Stockwell Road, East Grinstead, Sussex
9 xCharles Henry who was born 15th Aug 1912 at 3 Old Road, East Grinstead, Sussex; died 6th May 1950 Grove Park Hospital, Mottingham, Bromley, Kent
  xiEllen Winifred Florence who was born 7th May 1914 at East Grinstead, Sussex
  xiiDenis Herbert who was born 24th Oct 1916 at East Grinstead, Sussex
10 xiiiReginald Stanley (Son) who was born 26th May 1920 at Hoskins Cottages, East Grinstead, Sussex; died 1994
   
Generation No. 4
  4. Frank Piper was the son of William Piper and Ellen Mary Piper [Read]. He was born 2nd Aug 1898 at Hartfield, Sussex; died 1966
  He married Annie Gibbs on 6th Oct 1923 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex. She was born 1904; died 1959. They had the following children:
11 iWilliam who was born 15th Feb 1924; died 4th Oct 1998
12 iiJoan who was born 1926
   
  5. Alfred (Bob) Piper was the son of William Piper and Ellen Mary Piper [Read]. He was born 13th Sep 1901 at Hartfield, Sussex; died 22nd Feb 1981 at 50 Sackville Gardens, East Grinstead, Sussex
  He married (1) Beatrice May Mitchell on 29th Aug 1925 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex. She was the daughter of Edwin Mitchell and Annie Mitchell [Gilmore]. She was born 4th Apr 1905; died 21st Mar 1938 at 20 Crescent Road, Brighton, Sussex. They had the following children:
13 iGwendoline Hilda who was born 17th Feb 1926 at 13 The Green, Halsford Cross, East Grinstead, Sussex
14 iiNancy May who was born 11th Feb 1929 at 11a Halsford Croft, East Grinstead, Sussex
  He married (2) Rosemary Kathleen Lilian Michael on 28th Feb 1942 at Aldrington Parish Church, Hove, Sussex. She was the daughter of Charles Michael and Lilian Sarah Michael [Maynard]. She was born 14th Dec 1920 at 2 Reeds Cottages, Portslade, Sussex; died 25th Jun 1961 at Hove General Hospital, Hove, Sussex. They had the following children:
15 iJohn Peter who was born 2nd Jan 1943 at Old Surrey Hall, Lingfield, Surrey
16 iiLeslie Reginald who was born 27th Oct 1945 at 111 Godwin Road, Aldrington, Hove, Sussex; died 20th Oct 1986 D.O.A., Worthing Hospital, Worthing, Sussex
17 iiiNorma Rosemary who was born 14th Sep 1947 at 50 Sackville Gardens, East Grinstead, Sussex; died 25th Mar 1999 Nottinghamshire
  He married (3) Amelia (Milly) Batchelor on 17th Nov 1962 at Crowborough Register Office, Crowborough, Sussex. She was born 6th Dec 1913; died 6th Oct 2001 at East Grinstead, Sussex
   
  6. May Medhurst [Piper] was the daughter of William Piper and Ellen Mary Piper [Read]. She was born 12th Mar 1903 at Earwigg Cottage, Hartfield, Sussex
  She married Frank Medhurst on 11th Aug 1928 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex. He was born 1901
   
  7. Sydney Piper was the son of William Piper and Ellen Mary Piper [Read]. He was born 18th Dec 1907 at Hammerwood, Forest Row, Sussex
  He married Elsie Barlow on 15th Mar 1941 at St Mary the Virgin, East Grinstead, Sussex. She was born 1901. They had the following children:
  iMargaret Beryl who was born 16th Oct 1943 at 53 Sackville Gardens, East Grinstead, Sussex
   
  8. Arthur James (Jack) Piper was the son of William Piper and Ellen Mary Piper [Read]. He was born 22nd Jun 1910 at 42 Stockwell Road, East Grinstead, Sussex
  He married Valentine Florence Charman on 25th May 1940 at Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex. She was born 1909. They had the following children:
  iTrevor Edward who was born 17th Feb 1944 at Charters Towers, Baldwins Hill, Lingfield, Surrey
  iiSylvia Edna who was born 24th Feb 1948 at 119 Lingfield Road, East Grinstead, Sussex
   
  9. Charles Henry Piper was the son of William Piper and Ellen Mary Piper [Read]. He was born 15th Aug 1912 at 3 Old Road, East Grinstead, Sussex; died 6th May 1950 at Grove Park Hospital, Mottingham, Bromley, Kent
  He married Leonara Lamb on 24th Jan 1931 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex. She was born c 1907. They had the following children:
18 iOlive who was born 7th Aug 1931 at The Ramblers, Grinstead Lane, East Grinstead, Sussex
19 iiBert who was born 14th Oct 1933 at 197a London Road, East Grinstead, Sussex; died 1992
20 iiiAnthony who was born 14th Jun 1944 at Old Surrey Hall, Lingfield, Surrey
21 ivDavid who was born 14th Jun 1944 at Old Surrey Hall, Lingfield, Surrey
   
  10. Reginald Stanley (Son) Piper was the son of William Piper and Ellen Mary Piper [Read]. He was born 26th May 1920 at Hoskins Cottages, East Grinstead, Sussex; died 1994
  He married Helena Mary Vince on 29th Nov 1941 at St Mary the Virgin, East Grinstead, Sussex. She was born 11th Jun 1919 at Tattingstone House, Suffolk. They had the following children:
22 iPatricia Mary who was born 24th Feb 1941 at High Grove Sanatorium, East Grinstead, Sussex
  iiRosemary Lilian who was born 22nd Aug 1943 at Old Surrey Hall, Lingfield, Surrey
   
Generation No. 5
  11. William Piper was the son of Frank Piper and Annie Piper [Gibbs]. He was born 15th Feb 1924; died 4th Oct 1998
  He married Kathleen O'Sullivan on c 1945 at Our Lady & St Peters, East Grinstead, Sussex. She was born 5th Sep 1927 at Cork, Ireland; died 13th Jul 1998. They had the following children:
  iYvonne Christine who was born 1946
  iiKathleen Ann who was born 1947
  iiiMargaret Ellen who was born 1949
  ivAlan John who was born 1953
  vJanet Elizabeth who was born 1956
  viPatricia Susan who was born 12th May 1960 at East Grinstead, Sussex
  viiKaren Frances who was born 1966
   
  12. Joan O'Sullivan [Piper] was the daughter of Frank Piper and Annie Piper [Gibbs]. She was born 1926
  She married Bill O'Sullivan on c 1950. He was born c 1925. They had the following children:
  iBill who was born c 1955
   
  13. Gwendoline Hilda Osgathorpe [Piper] was the daughter of Alfred Piper and Beatrice May Piper [Mitchell]. She was born 17th Feb 1926 at 13 The Green, Halsford Cross, East Grinstead, Sussex
  She married Raymond George Osgathorpe on c 1948. He was the son of William Charles Osgathorpe and Adelaide Frances Osgathorpe [Mison]. He was born 3rd Oct 1920 at 56 London Road, Headington, Oxford, Oxfordshire; died 8th May 1970 at Scott Hospital, Plymouth, Devon. They had the following children:
23 iRonald William who was born 24th Nov 1951 at Military Families Hospital, Moascar, Egypt
24 iiMichael Charles who was born 17th Mar 1955 at Herefordshire
   
  14. Nancy May Novoa [Piper] was the daughter of Alfred Piper and Beatrice May Piper [Mitchell]. She was born 11th Feb 1929 at 11a Halsford Croft, East Grinstead, Sussex
  She married Eli Novoa on 27th Mar 1956 at Newport Register Office, Newport, Monmouth, Wales. He was born 1923
   
  15. John Peter Piper was the son of Alfred Piper and Rosemary Kathleen Lilian Piper [Michael]. He was born 2nd Jan 1943 at Old Surrey Hall, Lingfield, Surrey
  He married Barbara Ann Bartlett on 18th Jun 1966 at Rottingdean Parish Church, Rottingdean, Sussex. She was born 27th Jun 1944. They had the following children:
  iSean who was born 8th Oct 1970 at St David's Hospital, Cardiff, Wales; christened 9th May 1971 St Margaret's Parish Church, Rottingdean, Sussex
  iiMark who was born 23rd Aug 1972 at St David's Hospital, Cardiff, Wales; christened 25th Nov 1973 St Mary de Haura, Shoreham, Sussex
   
  16. Leslie Reginald Piper was the son of Alfred Piper and Rosemary Kathleen Lilian Piper [Michael]. He was born 27th Oct 1945 at 111 Godwin Road, Aldrington, Hove, Sussex; died 20th Oct 1986 at D.O.A., Worthing Hospital, Worthing, Sussex
  He married Patricia Anne Hammond on 5th Feb 1966 at Hove Register Office, Hove, Sussex. She was born c 1945
   
  17. Norma Rosemary Head [Piper] was the daughter of Alfred Piper and Rosemary Kathleen Lilian Piper [Michael]. She was born 14th Sep 1947 at 50 Sackville Gardens, East Grinstead, Sussex; died 25th Mar 1999 at Nottinghamshire
  She married Keith Ronald Head on 14th Sep 1968 at Felbridge Parish Church, Felbridge, Surrey. He was born 22nd Sep 1945 at Southsea, Hampshire. They had the following children:
25 iSonya Rosemary who was born 6th Dec 1969 at Highbury Hospital, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
26 iiWayne Ronald who was born 24th Nov 1970 at City Hospital, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
27 iiiKevin Raymond who was born 23rd Nov 1973 at Honeywood Drive, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
   
  18. Olive Beedon [Piper] was the daughter of Charles Henry Piper and Leonara Piper [Lamb]. She was born 7th Aug 1931 at The Ramblers, Grinstead Lane, East Grinstead, Sussex
  She married Frank Beedon on c 1951. He was born c 1930
   
  19. Bert Piper was the son of Charles Henry Piper and Leonara Piper [Lamb]. He was born 14th Oct 1933 at 197a London Road, East Grinstead, Sussex; died 1992
  He married Irene Alison Milchert on 16th Aug 1969 at Uckfield Register Office, Uckfield, Sussex. She was born c 1950. They had the following children:
  iJustin who was born after 1970
  iiMark who was born after 1970
  iiiDean who was born after 1970
   
  20. Anthony Piper was the son of Charles Henry Piper and Leonara Piper [Lamb]. He was born 14th Jun 1944 at Old Surrey Hall, Lingfield, Surrey
  He married Geraldine Margaret Peta Haren on 18th Nov 1967 at Uckfield Register Office, Uckfield, Sussex. She was the daughter of James Haren and Mrs Haren. She was born c 1946. They had the following children:
  iFiona Margaret K. who was born 1967
  iiLaurence James A. who was born 1969
   
  21. David Piper was the son of Charles Henry Piper and Leonara Piper [Lamb]. He was born 14th Jun 1944 at Old Surrey Hall, Lingfield, Surrey
  He married (1) Penny ..... on c 1964. She was born c 1945. They had the following children:
  iAmy who was born 1965 to 1970
  iiBarry who was born 1965 to 1970
  He married (2) Barbara ..... on c 1975. She was born c 1945. They had the following children:
  iHelen who was born c 1980
   
  22. Patricia Mary Nainby [Piper] was the daughter of Reginald Stanley (Son) Piper and Helena Mary Piper [Vince]. She was born 24th Feb 1941 at High Grove Sanatorium, East Grinstead, Sussex
  She married Peter Robert Nainby on 24th Oct 1959 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex. He was the son of Robert Nainby and Kathleen Ellen Nainby [Brooker]. He was born 6th Oct 1938 at Hammersmith Hospital, London. They had the following children:
28 iBarry Andrew who was born 11th Dec 1960 at 8 Hoskins Place, East Grinstead, Sussex
29 iiRichard John who was born 25th Mar 1963 at Cuckfield Hospital, Cuckfield, Sussex
   
Generation No. 6
  23. Ronald William Osgathorpe was the son of Raymond George Osgathorpe and Gwendoline Hilda Osgathorpe [Piper]. He was born 24th Nov 1951 at Military Families Hospital, Moascar, Egypt
  He married Jeanette Anne Mitchell on c 1968. She was born 7th Apr 1943 at 27 Hall Green Road, West Bromwich, Staffordshire. They had the following children:
  iLynne Marie who was born 10th Dec 1982
   
  24. Michael Charles Osgathorpe was the son of Raymond George Osgathorpe and Gwendoline Hilda Osgathorpe [Piper]. He was born 17th Mar 1955 at Herefordshire
  He married Nicola ..... on c 1980. She was born c 1955. They had the following children:
  iJames Raymond who was born 17th Jan 1986 at Plymouth, Devon
  iiPhillip who was born Oct 1987 at Plymouth, Devon
   
  25. Sonya Rosemary Williams [Head] was the daughter of Keith Ronald Head and Norma Rosemary Head [Piper]. She was born 6th Dec 1969 at Highbury Hospital, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
  She married Ian Edward Williams on 20th Apr 1992 at St Cyprians Church, Sneinton, Nottinghamshire. He was the son of William Edward Archie Williams and Christine Anne Williams [Rowley]. He was born 6th Aug 1966 at Plymouth, Devon. They had the following children:
  iDaniel Adam who was born 12th Apr 1994 at Princess Margaret Hospital, Swindon
  iiCallum Leslie who was born 5th Jan 1998 at City Hospital, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
   
  26. Wayne Ronald Head was the son of Keith Ronald Head and Norma Rosemary Head [Piper]. He was born 24th Nov 1970 at City Hospital, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
  He married ..... on c 1990. She was born c 1970. They had the following children:
  iAnthony who was born 5th Apr 1991
  iiMarc who was born 21st Sep 1992
  iiiAshley who was born 1996
  ivAdam who was born 1997
  vAshley who was born 25th Jun 1998
   
  27. Kevin Raymond Head was the son of Keith Ronald Head and Norma Rosemary Head [Piper]. He was born 23rd Nov 1973 at Honeywood Drive, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
  He married Michelle ..... on 27th May 1998 at Dominican Republic. She was born 25th Jan 1973 at Nottingham, Nottinghamshire. They had the following children:
  iJodie who was born 22nd May 1999 at City Hospital, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
  iiEllie who was born 7th Nov 2002 at City Hospital, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
   
  28. Barry Andrew Nainby was the son of Peter Robert Nainby and Patricia Mary Nainby [Piper]. He was born 11th Dec 1960 at 8 Hoskins Place, East Grinstead, Sussex
  He had a relationship with Sarah Wendy ...... She was the daughter of Mr Tester and Mrs Tester. She was born c 1960. They had the following children:
  iSteven John who was born 24th Feb 1984
  iiMatthew Peter who was born 15th Dec 1987
  He married Sarah Wendy Tester on 16th Jul 1990. She was the daughter of Mr Tester and Mrs Tester. She was born c 1960. They had the following children:
  iToni who was born 24th Feb 1992
   
  29. Richard John Nainby was the son of Peter Robert Nainby and Patricia Mary Nainby [Piper]. He was born 25th Mar 1963 at Cuckfield Hospital, Cuckfield, Sussex
  He married Angela Shirley on 23rd Jul 1994 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex. She was born c 1965
   

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