The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Descendant's report for Margaret Fry [Burgess]
Generation No. 1
  1. Margaret Fry [Burgess] She was born c 1750
  She married Edward Fry on 10th Oct 1771 at St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex. He was born c 1750. They had the following children:
2 iAnn who was born 1781 at Frant, Sussex; christened 24th Jun 1781 St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex, daughter of Edward Fry & Margaret Fry; died Dec 1855 Frant, Sussex, aged 73 years; buried 6th Dec 1855 St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
   
Generation No. 2
  2. Ann Groombridge [Fry] was the daughter of Edward Fry and Margaret Fry [Burgess]. She was born 1781 at Frant, Sussex; christened 24th Jun 1781 at St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex, daughter of Edward Fry & Margaret Fry; died Dec 1855 at Frant, Sussex, aged 73 years; buried 6th Dec 1855 at St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
  She married Richard Groombridge on c 1810. He was the son of John Groombridge and Ann Groombridge [Killick]. He was born 1787 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 10th Apr 1787 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
3 iSophia who was born 1813 at Frant, Sussex; christened 10th Jan 1813 St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
4 iiJohn who was born 16th Apr 1815 at Frenches Farm, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 28th May 1815 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
5 iiiGeorge who was born 1817 at Frant, Sussex; christened 16th Nov 1817 St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex; died 1890, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1890 Q? Vol 2b Page 71
6 ivJoseph who was born 1819 at Frant, Sussex; christened 20th Jun 1819 St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex; died 1909, Aged 90 years
  vThomas who was born 1821 at Frant, Sussex; christened 17th Jun 1821 St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
7 viWilliam who was born 1823 at Frant, Sussex; christened 9th Feb 1823 St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
8 viiFrances who was born 1825 at Frant, Sussex; christened 20th Nov 1825 St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
  viiiJames who was born 1829 at Frant, Sussex; christened 24th May 1829 St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
   
Generation No. 3
  3. Sophia Wilson [Groombridge] was the daughter of Richard Groombridge, farm labourer and Ann Groombridge [Fry]. She was born 1813 at Frant, Sussex; christened 10th Jan 1813 at St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
  She married John Wilson on 6th Nov 1841 at St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex, Witnesses: George Groombridge and Mary Saxby. He was born c 1815
   
  4. John Groombridge was the son of Richard Groombridge, farm labourer and Ann Groombridge [Fry]. He was born 16th Apr 1815 at Frenches Farm, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 28th May 1815 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  He married Mary Ann Penfold on 1847 at Charlton, Kent, Witnesses: Lionel and Harriett (nee Penfold) Bellingham. She was born 1816 at Belvedere, Kent; died 1901 at Dartford, Kent, Aged 86 years. They had the following children:
  iRichard John who was born 1848 at Crayford, Kent; died 1927 Hastings, Sussex
  iiJohn who was born 1850 at Crayford, Kent; died 1914 Dartford, Kent, Aged 64 years
9 iiiMarion who was born 1857 at Crayford, Kent; died 1922 Tonbridge, Kent, Aged 63 years
10 ivFrederick who was born 1860 at Erith, London; died 1946
   
  5. George Groombridge, bailiff was the son of Richard Groombridge, farm labourer and Ann Groombridge [Fry]. He was born 1817 at Frant, Sussex; christened 16th Nov 1817 at St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex; died 1890, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1890 Q? Vol 2b Page 71
  He married Sophia Camfield on 19th Mar 1845 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. She was the daughter of Henry Camfield, master carpenter and Elizabeth Camfield [Card]. She was born 1821 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 29th Jul 1821 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex; died 1903, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1903 Q? Vol 2b Page 69. They had the following children:
11 iJames Alfred who was born c Jun 1845 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 6th Jun 1845 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex; died July to Sep 1882, registered at Ticehurst District, Sussex, ref: 1882 Q3 Vol 2b Page 77, Aged 36 years
12 iiEmily (Emma) Sophia who was born 1848 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 3rd Sep 1848 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex; died Jan to Mar 1881, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1881 Q1 Vol 2b Page 77, Aged 32 years
  iiiHarriet Elizabeth who was born 1851 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 5th Jan 1851 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  ivFanny who was born 1853 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 4th Sep 1853 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  vEllen who was born 1855 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 7th Oct 1855 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
13 viGeorge Homewood who was born 1859 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 6th Feb 1859 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
14 viiWilliam Henry who was born 1862 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 6th Jul 1862 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
15 viiiJohn Richard who was born 1866 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Sep 1866 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
   
  6. Joseph Groombridge, farmer was the son of Richard Groombridge, farm labourer and Ann Groombridge [Fry]. He was born 1819 at Frant, Sussex; christened 20th Jun 1819 at St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex; died 1909, Aged 90 years
  He married Eliza Matilda Brook on 9th Apr 1846 at St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex, Witnesses: George Stevens and Frances Groombridge. She was born 1825 at Herstmonceux, Sussex; died 1895, Aged 70 years. They had the following children:
16 iMary Anne who was born 1847 at Frant, Sussex; christened 16th Jan 1847 St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
17 iiEllen Sophia who was born 1848 at Frant, Sussex; christened 29th Oct 1848 St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
  iiiHannah who was born 1851 at Beckley, Sussex; died Apr to June 1866, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1866 Q2 Vol 2a Page 65
18 ivJoseph who was born 1852 at Beckley, Sussex; died Oct to Dec 1899, registered at Hastings District, Sussex, ref: 1899 Q4 Vol 2b Page 15
19 vEdward who was born Apr to June 1853 at Hawkhurst, Kent, registered at Cranbrook District, Kent, ref: 1853 Q2 Vol 2a Page 408
20 viThomas who was born Apr to June 1855 at Hawkhurst, Kent, registered at Cranbrook District, Kent, ref: 1855 Q2 Vol 2a Page 440
21 viiCordelia who was born 1857 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 7th Jun 1857 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
22 viiiAnn who was born 1859 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Oct 1859 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
23 ixAdam Pentecost Job who was born 1861 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 1st Sep 1861 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
24 xRichard John Wilson who was born 1863 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 6th Sep 1863 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
   
  7. William Groombridge was the son of Richard Groombridge, farm labourer and Ann Groombridge [Fry]. He was born 1823 at Frant, Sussex; christened 9th Feb 1823 at St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
  He had a relationship with Hannah ...... She was the daughter of James Catt, shoe maker and Harriett Catt [Harman]. She was born 1st Jun 1824 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 18th Jul 1824 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex; died 1902, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1902 Q? Vol 2b Page 93, aged 77 years. They had the following children:
25 iFrancis Sophia who was born 7th Jun 1843 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 9th Jul 1843 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex; died 18th Jan 1925 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 81 years; buried after 18th Jan 1925 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
   
  8. Frances Gravett [Groombridge] was the daughter of Richard Groombridge, farm labourer and Ann Groombridge [Fry]. She was born 1825 at Frant, Sussex; christened 20th Nov 1825 at St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
  She married James Gravett on 10th Apr 1847 at St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex, Witnesses: Joseph Groombridge and Hannah Catt. He was the son of James Gravett, farm labourer and Rebecca Gravett [Russel]. He was born 1822 at Hellingly, Sussex; christened 25th Aug 1822 at St. Peter & St. Paul Church, Hellingly, Sussex. They had the following children:
26 iWilliam who was born 1848 at Frant, Sussex; christened 13th Feb 1848 St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
27 iiCaroline who was born 1850 at Frant, Sussex; christened 17th Mar 1850 St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
28 iiiSophia who was born 1852 at Frant, Sussex; christened 28th Mar 1852 St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
  ivAlfred who was born 1855 at Frant, Sussex; christened 6th Jan 1855 St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
29 vAnne who was born 1856 at Frant, Sussex; christened 31st Aug 1856 St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
  viFanny who was born 1860 at Frant, Sussex; christened 29th Apr 1860 St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
  viiEllen who was born 1863 at Frant, Sussex; christened 7th Jun 1863 St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
  viiiEmma Framces who was born 1866 at Frant, Sussex; christened 11th Mar 1866 St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
   
Generation No. 4
  9. Marion Apps [Groombridge] was the daughter of John Groombridge and Mary Ann Groombridge [Penfold]. She was born 1857 at Crayford, Kent; died 1922 at Tonbridge, Kent, Aged 63 years
  She married Henry William Apps on Oct to Dec 1901, registered at West Ham District, Essex, ref: 1901 Q4 Vol 4a Page 179. He was born 1840 at Chatham, Kent
   
  10. Frederick Groombridge was the son of John Groombridge and Mary Ann Groombridge [Penfold]. He was born 1860 at Erith, London; died 1946
  He married Fanny Hilbert on c 1885. She was the daughter of Philip Hilbert and Mary Ann Hilbert. She was born 23rd Oct 1859 at Dartford, Kent; died 14th Nov 1944, Aged 84; Killed by enemy action; buried after 14th Nov 1944 at Eltham Churchyard, Eltham, London, Grave No. 163 Plot A. They had the following children:
  iFrances Marion who was born 10th Nov 1885 at Hook Green, Kent; died Nov 1976 Bexley, Kent
  iiDaisy Sophia who was born 1889 at Kent
  iiiHilda Jarrett who was born 1893 at Sutton-at-hone, Kent
  ivMillis Linda who was born 1895 at Round Street, Cobham, Kent; died 1988 Melbourne, Australia
  vKathleen Annie who was born 1898 at Round Street, Cobham, Kent; died 1988 Christchurch, Dorset
  viFrederick who was born 1901
   
  11. James Alfred Groombridge, carpenter was the son of George Groombridge, bailiff and Sophia Groombridge [Camfield]. He was born c Jun 1845 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 6th Jun 1845 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex; died July to Sep 1882, registered at Ticehurst District, Sussex, ref: 1882 Q3 Vol 2b Page 77, Aged 36 years
  He married Elizabeth Pattenden on July to Sep 1877, registered at Ticehurst District, Sussex, ref: 1877 Q3 Vol 2b Page 157. She was the daughter of James Pattenden, farm labourer and Mary Pattenden [Stevens]. She was born 1862 at Wadhurst, Sussex. They had the following children:
30 iJames Alfred who was born c Feb 1877 at Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 3rd Feb 1877 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
31 iiElizabeth Harriett who was born 1879 at Frant, Sussex; christened 21st Sep 1879 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
32 iiiGeorge William who was born Dec 1880 at Wadhurst, Sussex
33 ivEllen Mary who was born 1882
   
  12. Emily (Emma) Sophia Rebbeck [Groombridge] was the daughter of George Groombridge, bailiff and Sophia Groombridge [Camfield]. She was born 1848 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 3rd Sep 1848 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex; died Jan to Mar 1881, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1881 Q1 Vol 2b Page 77, Aged 32 years
  She married John Rebbeck on 31st Dec 1864 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. He was the son of John Rebbeck and Rose Rebbeck [Chatfield]. He was born 1846 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 4th Oct 1846 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iVictoria Sophia who was born 1866 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 18th Mar 1866 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex; died 18th Mar 1866, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1866 Q1 Vol 2b Page 79, Aged 0 years
34 iiJohn George who was born 1867 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 3rd Nov 1867 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
35 iiiAlice Victoria who was born 1870 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 6th Feb 1870 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
36 ivWilliam Albert who was born 1872 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Jun 1872 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  vJoseph Palmer who was born c 1875 at Mayfield, Sussex; died Jan to Mar 1876, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1876 Q1 Vol 2b Page 67
  viRose Mary F. who was born 1877 at Mayfield, Sussex; died July to Sep 1885, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1885 Q3 Vol 2b Page 62, Aged 9 years
  viiMary Cornelia who was born 1879 at Mayfield, Sussex
  viiiEllen Josephine who was born Jan 1881 at Mayfield, Sussex; died Nov 1881, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1881 Q4 Vol 2b Page 63
   
  13. George Homewood Groombridge, farm labourer was the son of George Groombridge, bailiff and Sophia Groombridge [Camfield]. He was born 1859 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 6th Feb 1859 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  He married Emily Sands on Oct to Dec 1881, registered at Maidstone District, Kent, ref: 1881 Q4 Vol 2a Page 1182. She was the daughter of James Sands, farm labourer and Harriet Sands [Gilbert]. She was born 1861 at Lamberhurst, Kent and Sussex. They had the following children:
  iGeorge who was born 1882 at Rotherfield, Sussex
  iiJohn who was born 1884 at Rotherfield, Sussex
37 iiiFrank Walter who was born Oct to Dec 1884 at Rotherfield, Sussex, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1884 Q4 Vol 2b page 122; died 19th Apr 1918 France
  ivWilliam who was born 1886 at Rotherfield, Sussex
  vWilfrid who was born 1888 at Rotherfield, Sussex
  viJoseph Charles who was born Oct to Dec 1888 at Rotherfield, Sussex, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1888 Q4 Vol 2b Page 125; died 13th Feb 1917 France; buried after 13th Feb 1917 Mericourt l'Abbé, Amiens, France
  viiEmily who was born 1890 at Rotherfield, Sussex
  viiiMargeret who was born 1890 at Rotherfield, Sussex
  ixBernard who was born 1892 at Rotherfield, Sussex
  xAlfred who was born 1896 at Rotherfield, Sussex
   
  14. William Henry Groombridge, farm labourer was the son of George Groombridge, bailiff and Sophia Groombridge [Camfield]. He was born 1862 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 6th Jul 1862 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  He married Emily Jane Banks on July to Sep 1889, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1889 Q3 Vol 2b Page 193. She was the daughter of James Banks, hay trusser and Sarah Banks [Meopham]. She was born 1871 at Rotherfield, Sussex; died 1896 at Lewes, Sussex, Aged 26 years. They had the following children:
  iJohn H. who was born 1890 at Rotherfield, Sussex
  iiJames who was born 1892 at Rotherfield, Sussex
   
  15. John Richard Groombridge was the son of George Groombridge, bailiff and Sophia Groombridge [Camfield]. He was born 1866 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Sep 1866 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  He married Sarah Sellwood on Apr to June 1893, registered at Tonbridge District, Kent, ref: 1893 Q2 Vol 2a Page 1199. She was born 1861 at Rotherfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iMay who was born 1894 at Robertsbridge, Sussex
   
  16. Mary Anne Piper [Groombridge] was the daughter of Joseph Groombridge, farmer and Eliza Matilda Groombridge [Brook]. She was born 1847 at Frant, Sussex; christened 16th Jan 1847 at St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
  She married William Piper on July to Sep 1869, registered at Hastings District, Sussex, ref: 1869 Q3 Vol 2b Page 43. He was born 1830 at Canterbury, Kent. They had the following children:
38 iEllen Sophia who was born 1870 at Canterbury, Kent; christened 7th Aug 1870 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  iiMary Ann who was born 1872 at Canterbury, Kent; christened 4th Feb 1872 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  iiiEliza who was born 1873 at Canterbury, Kent
  ivJoseph who was born 1874 at Canterbury, Kent
  vEdward who was born 1876 at Tonbridge, Kent
  viAlice who was born 1878 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  viiAlfred who was born 1880 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  viiiCordelia who was born 1883 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  ixJesse who was born 1885 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  xConstance who was born 1886 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  xiCharlotte who was born 1889 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
   
  17. Ellen Sophia Brown [Groombridge] was the daughter of Joseph Groombridge, farmer and Eliza Matilda Groombridge [Brook]. She was born 1848 at Frant, Sussex; christened 29th Oct 1848 at St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
  She married Robert Brown on Apr to June 1874, registered at Croydon District, Surrey, ref: 1874 Q2 Vol 2a Page 363. He was born c 1845. They had the following children:
  iIsabel Delia who was born 1875 at Lambeth, London
  iiGertrude Reeves who was born 1876 at Lambeth, London
  iiiRobert Edward who was born 1878 at Lambeth, London
  ivBertha Sophia who was born 1879 at Lambeth, London
  vMabel Emily who was born 1882 at Lambeth, London
  viMildred Hilda who was born 1888 at Croydon, Surrey
   
  18. Joseph Groombridge was the son of Joseph Groombridge, farmer and Eliza Matilda Groombridge [Brook]. He was born 1852 at Beckley, Sussex; died Oct to Dec 1899, registered at Hastings District, Sussex, ref: 1899 Q4 Vol 2b Page 15
  He married Mary Ann Pearson on Oct to Dec 1878, registered at Hastings District, Sussex, ref: 1878 Q4 Vol 2b Page 68. She was born 1853 at St Leonards, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iEdith Annie who was born 1879 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 5th Oct 1879 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  iiJoseph Percy who was born 1881 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 6th Mar 1881 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  iiiBertram A. who was born 1882 at Hastings, Sussex
  ivArchibald who was born 1884 at Hastings, Sussex; died July to Sep 1901, registered at Hastings District, Sussex, ref: 1901 Q3 Vol 2c Page 49
  vMarion Beatrice who was born 7th Mar 1886 at Hastings, Sussex, registered at Hastings District, Sussex, ref: 1886 Q1 Vol 2b Page 22
  viVictor Albert who was born July to Sep 1887 at Hastings, Sussex, registered at Hastings District, Sussex, ref: 1887 Q3 Vol 2b Page 22; died 5th Jun 1916 HMS Hampshire, At Sea
  viiSidney who was born 1889 at Hastings, Sussex
  viiiErnest who was born 1889 at Hastings, Sussex
   
  19. Edward Groombridge, farm labourer was the son of Joseph Groombridge, farmer and Eliza Matilda Groombridge [Brook]. He was born Apr to June 1853 at Hawkhurst, Kent, registered at Cranbrook District, Kent, ref: 1853 Q2 Vol 2a Page 408
  He married Eliza Norris on Apr to June 1879, registered at Croydon District, Surrey, ref: 1879 Q2 Vol 2a Page 372. She was born 1851 at Langley, Kent. They had the following children:
  iEdward Charles who was born 1880 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 6th Jun 1880 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  iiBertha Cordelia who was born 1881 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 7th Aug 1881 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
39 iiiArthur who was born 1883 at Rotherfield, Sussex; died 21st Mar 1918 France; buried after 21st Mar 1918 Pozières, France, Commonwealth War Graves: Private in Queens Own (Royal West Kent Regiment)
  ivIsabel Gertrude who was born 6th May 1884 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 13th Jul 1884 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  vHannah Norris who was born 1886 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 6th Jun 1886 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  viEmily C. who was born 1888 at Hastings, Sussex
  viiDaisy who was born 1890 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 4th May 1890 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  viiiAlfred Henry who was born 1891 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 24th Aug 1891 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
   
  20. Thomas Groombridge, farm labourer was the son of Joseph Groombridge, farmer and Eliza Matilda Groombridge [Brook]. He was born Apr to June 1855 at Hawkhurst, Kent, registered at Cranbrook District, Kent, ref: 1855 Q2 Vol 2a Page 440
  He married Caroline Piper on 2nd Sep 1878 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent, registered at Tonbridge District, Kent, ref: 1878 Q3 Vol 2a Page 923. She was born 1859 at Maidstone, Kent, daughter of James Piper. They had the following children:
  iJoseph who was born 1879 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 6th Apr 1879 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
40 iiSophia who was born Sep 1880 at Mayfield, Sussex; died 1957
  iiiEliza Mary who was born 7th Jan 1883 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 15th May 1883 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  ivFlorence Ethel who was born 29th Apr 1884 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 8th Jun 1884 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  vWilliam Thomas who was born 1888 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 1st Jul 1888 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  viAlice Caroline who was born July to Sep 1898, registered at Tonbridge District, Kent, ref: 1898 Q3 Vol 2b Page 113
   
  21. Cordelia Shoesmith [Groombridge] was the daughter of Joseph Groombridge, farmer and Eliza Matilda Groombridge [Brook]. She was born 1857 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 7th Jun 1857 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  She married John Shoesmith on Oct to Dec 1882, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1882 Q4 Vol 2b Page 239. He was born 1855 at Hastings, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iEllen (Elsie) who was born 1889 at Hastings, Sussex
  iiEthel who was born 1892 at Hastings, Sussex
   
  22. Ann Weston [Groombridge] was the daughter of Joseph Groombridge, farmer and Eliza Matilda Groombridge [Brook]. She was born 1859 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Oct 1859 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  She married Raymond Weston on Oct to Dec 1888, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1888 Q4 Vol 2b Page 277. He was the son of John Weston, miller and Eliza Weston [Saunders]. He was born 1860 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 5th Feb 1860 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of John Weston (miller) & Eliza Weston. They had the following children:
  iFrances Caroline who was born 1889 at Argos Hill, Mayfield, Sussex; christened 1st Sep 1889 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of Raymond Weston (miller) & Ann Weston
  iiRaymond Joseph Henry who was born 1892 at Argos Hill, Mayfield, Sussex; christened 6th Nov 1892 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of Raymond Weston (miller) & Ann Weston; died Feb 1899 Mayfield, Sussex, aged 6 years; buried 4th Feb 1899 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  iiiMarjorie who was born 1900 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 1st Apr 1900 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of Raymond Weston (miller) & Ann Weston
   
  23. Adam Pentecost Job Groombridge was the son of Joseph Groombridge, farmer and Eliza Matilda Groombridge [Brook]. He was born 1861 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 1st Sep 1861 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  He married Amy Butt on Oct to Dec 1897, registered at Croydon District, Surrey, ref: 1897 Q4 Vol 2a Page 580. She was born 1868 at Thornton Heath. They had the following children:
  iJoseph W. who was born 1899 at Norwood
  iiWinifred E. who was born 1899 at Norwood
   
  24. Richard John Wilson Groombridge was the son of Joseph Groombridge, farmer and Eliza Matilda Groombridge [Brook]. He was born 1863 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 6th Sep 1863 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  He married Sarah Message on Apr to June 1886, registered at Hastings District, Sussex, ref: 1886 Q2 Vol 2b Page 23. She was born 1861 at Ashburnham, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iRichard who was born 1888 at Hastings, Sussex
   
  25. Francis Sophia Chewter [Catt] was the daughter of William Groombridge and Hannah Catt. She was born 7th Jun 1843 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 9th Jul 1843 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex; died 18th Jan 1925 at Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 81 years; buried after 18th Jan 1925 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  She had a relationship with an unknown person. They had the following children:
41 iAnnie Maria who was born 1863 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 8th Nov 1863 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  She married Edward Chewter on 10th Feb 1866 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. He was the son of Ephraim Chewter, farm labourer and Maria Chewter [Dadswell]. He was born 2nd Jul 1841 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 10th Oct 1841 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex; died 20th Dec 1905 at Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 64 years; buried after 20th Dec 1905 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iMary A who was born 1867 at Rotherfield, Sussex
  iiHarriett who was born 1869 at Rotherfield, Sussex
  iiiAlfred Edward who was born 4th Feb 1871 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 8th Dec 1872 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  ivSarah who was born 15th Apr 1872 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 11th May 1873 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  vEmily who was born 1876 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 9th Jan 1876 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  viElizabeth Rose who was born 23rd Jan 1882 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 12th Mar 1882 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
   
  26. William Gravett, carpenter and joiner was the son of James Gravett, farm labourer and Frances Gravett [Groombridge]. He was born 1848 at Frant, Sussex; christened 13th Feb 1848 at St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
  He married Mary Webb on 10th Apr 1872 at St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex. She was born 1847 at Berkshire. They had the following children:
  iEleanor Frances who was born c Oct 1872 at Frant, Sussex; christened 27th Oct 1872 St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
  iiAlice Sophia who was born 1875 at Frant, Sussex; christened 10th Oct 1875 St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
  iiiFanny who was born 1876 at Frant, Sussex; christened 10th Dec 1876 St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
  ivAlfred J. who was born 1879 at Frant, Sussex
  vWilliam Henry who was born 1885 at Frant, Sussex; christened 13th Sep 1885 St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
  viLouis Victor who was born 1887 at Frant, Sussex; christened 15th May 1887 St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
   
  27. Caroline Sherwood [Gravett] was the daughter of James Gravett, farm labourer and Frances Gravett [Groombridge]. She was born 1850 at Frant, Sussex; christened 17th Mar 1850 at St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
  She married George Sherwood on 25th Dec 1874 at St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex. He was born 1850
   
  28. Sophia Stoner [Gravett] was the daughter of James Gravett, farm labourer and Frances Gravett [Groombridge]. She was born 1852 at Frant, Sussex; christened 28th Mar 1852 at St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
  She married William Stoner on 25th Dec 1873 at St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex. He was born 1850
   
  29. Anne Stace [Gravett] was the daughter of James Gravett, farm labourer and Frances Gravett [Groombridge]. She was born 1856 at Frant, Sussex; christened 31st Aug 1856 at St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
  She married John Stace on 12th Oct 1878 at St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex. He was born c 1855
   
Generation No. 5
  30. James Alfred Groombridge was the son of James Alfred Groombridge, carpenter and Elizabeth Groombridge [Pattenden]. He was born c Feb 1877 at Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 3rd Feb 1877 at St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
  He married Clara Ellen Parkes on 1900. She was born 1877 at Horsmonden, Kent. They had the following children:
  iJames Alfred who was born 1901
   
  31. Elizabeth Harriett Ingerfield [Groombridge] was the daughter of James Alfred Groombridge, carpenter and Elizabeth Groombridge [Pattenden]. She was born 1879 at Frant, Sussex; christened 21st Sep 1879 at St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
  She married Alfred Ingerfield on 1899. He was the son of Eli Ingerfield, labourer and Hannah Ingerfield [Skinner]. He was born 1878 at Wadhurst, Sussex
   
  32. George William Groombridge was the son of James Alfred Groombridge, carpenter and Elizabeth Groombridge [Pattenden]. He was born Dec 1880 at Wadhurst, Sussex
  He married Caroline Ingerfield on 1901. She was the daughter of Eli Ingerfield, labourer and Hannah Ingerfield [Skinner]. She was born 1880 at Wadhurst, Sussex
   
  33. Ellen Mary Mepham [Groombridge] was the daughter of James Alfred Groombridge, carpenter and Elizabeth Groombridge [Pattenden]. She was born 1882
  She married Albert Mepham on 1900. He was born 1877 at Lamberhurst, Kent and Sussex. They had the following children:
  iBessie M. who was born 1901
   
  34. John George Rebbeck was the son of John Rebbeck and Emily (Emma) Sophia Rebbeck [Groombridge]. He was born 1867 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 3rd Nov 1867 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  He married Elizabeth Atkinson on July to Sep 1892, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1892 Q3 Vol 2b Page 241. She was born 1867 at Thistleton, Lancashire. They had the following children:
  iMargaret M. who was born 1893 at Mayfield, Sussex
  iiEmma who was born 1895 at Mayfield, Sussex
  iiiJohn who was born 1897 at Mayfield, Sussex
  ivGeorge A. who was born 1899 at Mayfield, Sussex
   
  35. Alice Victoria Bellingham [Rebbeck] was the daughter of John Rebbeck and Emily (Emma) Sophia Rebbeck [Groombridge]. She was born 1870 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 6th Feb 1870 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  She married Thomas David Bellingham on Apr to June 1890, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1890 Q2 Vol 2b Page 285. He was the son of Thomas Bellingham, farm labourer and Sarah Bellingham [Parks]. He was born 1867 at Little Ease, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 14th Jul 1867 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of Thomas (labourer) & Sarah Bellingham. They had the following children:
  iThomas William who was born 1891 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Aug 1891 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of Thomas (labourer) & Alice Bellingham
  iiAnnie Emma who was born 1894 at South Street, Mayfield, Sussex; christened 4th Feb 1894 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of Thomas (labourer) & Alice Victoria Bellingham
  iiiEdith who was born 1896 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 1st Nov 1896 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of Thomas David (bricklayer's labourer) & Alice Victoria Bellingham
   
  36. William Albert Rebbeck was the son of John Rebbeck and Emily (Emma) Sophia Rebbeck [Groombridge]. He was born 1872 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Jun 1872 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  He married Ellen Allchin on Oct to Dec 1896, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1896 Q4 Vol 2b Page 281. She was born 1873 at Mayfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iAlfred who was born 1897 at Mayfield, Sussex
  iiFred who was born 1899 at Mayfield, Sussex
  iiiJohn who was born 1901 at Mayfield, Sussex
   
  37. Frank Walter Groombridge was the son of George Groombridge, farm labourer and Emily Groombridge [Sands]. He was born Oct to Dec 1884 at Rotherfield, Sussex, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1884 Q4 Vol 2b page 122; died 19th Apr 1918 at France
  He married Edith Wickens on Oct to Dec 1907, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1907 Q4 Vol 2b Page 283. She was the daughter of unknown father and Mary Jane Wickens. She was born 1st Nov 1882 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 14th Jul 1883 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
   
  38. Ellen Sophia Pierson [Piper] was the daughter of William Piper, plumber and Mary Anne Piper [Groombridge]. She was born 1870 at Canterbury, Kent; christened 7th Aug 1870 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
  She married William J Pierson on c 1895. He was born 1875 at Silverhill, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iJoseph who was born 1899 at Crayford, Kent
   
  39. Arthur Groombridge was the son of Edward Groombridge, farm labourer and Eliza Groombridge [Norris]. He was born 1883 at Rotherfield, Sussex; died 21st Mar 1918 at France; buried after 21st Mar 1918 at Pozières, France, Commonwealth War Graves: Private in Queens Own (Royal West Kent Regiment)
  He married Harriet Kate Weeks on Oct to Dec 1909, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1909 Q4 Vol 2b Page 274. She was born c 1885
   
  40. Sophia Hughes [Groombridge] was the daughter of Thomas Groombridge, farm labourer and Caroline Groombridge [Piper]. She was born Sep 1880 at Mayfield, Sussex; died 1957
  She married Edward James Hughes on 2nd Aug 1911 at St. Peter's Church, Southborough, Kent. He was the son of Edward John Hughes, labourer and Emma Hughes [Prior]. He was born 1876 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent; died 1923. They had the following children:
  iAlice Eva who was born 1912 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  iiKathleen Jenny who was born 1913 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent
42 iiiDoris Florence who was born 12th Sep 1914 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent; died 1980
  ivEdward Thomas who was born 1916 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent; died 1944
  vReginald Jack who was born 1919 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent; died 1943
   
  41. Annie Maria Turner [Catt] was the daughter of unknown father and Francis Sophia Catt [Catt]. She was born 1863 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 8th Nov 1863 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  She married Albert Turner on July to Sep 1881, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1881 Q3 Vol 2b Page 198. He was the son of George Turner and Sarah Turner [Howell]. He was born 1858 at Maresfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iFlorence who was born 1883 at Rotherfield, Sussex
  iiAnnie who was born 1885 at Frant, Sussex
  iiiAda Mary who was born 1886 at Frant, Sussex
  ivGeorge Albert who was born 1890 at Frant, Sussex
  vMary Harriet who was born 1893 at Frant, Sussex
  viEdward Frank who was born 1896 at Frant, Sussex
  viiArthur Henry who was born 1898 at Frant, Sussex
   
Generation No. 6
  42. Doris Florence Russell [Hughes] was the daughter of Edward James Hughes and Sophia Hughes [Groombridge]. She was born 12th Sep 1914 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent; died 1980
  She married Edwin Russell on 8th Jun 1935 at Southborough, Kent. He was the son of Isaac Russell and Harriett Russell [Pollington]. He was born 2nd Apr 1910 at Groombridge, Kent and Sussex; died 1984 at Nice, France
   

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