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Leah Wickens [Luxford], daughter of Richard Luxford and Ann Luxford [Dadswell]
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Date
Type
Information
Source
 
13th June 1817
Born
At Town Row in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex
Rotherfield Parish Registers
 
14th September 1817
Christened
At St. Denys Church in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex; daughter of Richard Luxford (labourer) & Ann Luxford
Rotherfield Parish Registers
 
1840
Birth of a daughter
Frances in the Parish of Frant, Sussex
Frant Parish Registers
 
27th May 1840
Married
Samuel Wickens at St. Alban's Church in the Parish of Frant, Sussex; Samuel Wickens son of Thomas Wickens farmer married Leah Luxford daughter of Richard Luxford, farmer The witnesses were George Wickens and Lucy Luxford
Private Groombridge contribution
Frant Parish Registers
 
6th June 1841
Census
At Marlings in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex; Leah Wickens, F, Head, age 20 to 24, born Sussex
1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
 
1842
Birth of a daughter
Harriet in the Parish of Speldhurst, Kent
1861 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
 
1843
Birth of a daughter
Mary Ann in the Parish of Speldhurst, Kent
1861 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
 
1846
Birth of a son
James in the Parish of Speldhurst, Kent
1861 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
 
1848
Birth of a daughter
Annesley in the Parish of Speldhurst, Kent
IGI - Family Search
Batch C16517-2
 
1850
Birth of a daughter
Mary Jane in the Parish of Speldhurst, Kent
1861 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
 
Jul to Sep 1852
Birth of a daughter
Lucy Ann in the Parish of Speldhurst, Kent; registered at Tonbridge District, Kent; ref: 1852 Q3 Vol 2a Page 332
1861 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
 
1856
Birth of a son
Samuel Levi Lawrence in the Parish of Speldhurst, Kent
1861 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
 
1859
Birth of a daughter
Eugenia Selina Leah in the Parish of Speldhurst, Kent
1861 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
 
7th April 1861
Census
At Forge Farm in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex; Leah Wickens, F, Wife, married, age 44, born Rotherfield, Sussex
1861 Census
Rotherfield and Crowborough, Sussex
 
3rd April 1881
Census
At Court Lodge in the Parish of Leigh, Kent; Leah Wickens, F, Head, widowed, age 65, born Rotherfield, Sussex, employs 3 men and 2 boys; occupation Farmer
1881 Census
Leigh, Kent
 
21st November 1888
Died
At Fordcombe in the Parish of Groombridge, Kent and Sussex; aged 72 years
Monumental Inscriptions at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield
Probate Registry of England and Wales
 
After 21st November 1888
Buried
At St. Denys Church in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex
Monumental Inscriptions at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield
 
Headstone

In
Affectionate
Remembrance of
SAMUEL WICKENS
of Ashurst.
Died February 10 1881
In his 70th year.
Also of LEAH wife of the above
Who Died November 21st 1888
Aged 72 Years.
If we believe that Jesus died and rose
Again even so them (sic) also which sleep in
Jesus will God bring with Him.
Comfort one another with these words.
 
23rd March 1889
Probate
Probate Registry of England and Wales
 
Wickens James - 8 August 1889
Personal Estate £44 0s 6d
The Will of James Wickens formerly of Tunbridge Wells in the County of Kent but late of Yew Tree Cottage Heathfield in the County of Sussex who died 11 May 1889 at Yew Tree Cottage was proved at the Principal Registry by Harriet Wickens of Yew Tree Cottage Widow the Relict the sole Executrix.

Ancestor's report
Descendent's report
Luckeford, Luckford, Lucksford, Luxford, Luxforde, Luxfourde individual records
Wickens, Wicken, Wecken, Wickan, Wickin, Wicking, Wickinge, Wickings, Wickins, Wickkin, Wykyn, Taylor Wickens family records
The ancestral pedigree of Leah Wickens [Luxford]
  
 Joseph Luxfordm: 1st Apr 1777 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, SussexMary Kenward 
 b: c 1755  b: c 1755 
  
        
Elizabeth Henry William John Thomas Joseph Edward Richard
b: c Oct 1777 Buxted, Sussex
ch: 2nd Nov 1777 St. Margaret's Church
 b: 1779 Buxted, Sussex
ch: 18th Apr 1779 St. Margaret's Church
 b: 1780 Buxted, Sussex
ch: 4th Jun 1780 St. Margaret's Church
 b: 1782 Buxted, Sussex
ch: 20th Jan 1782 St. Margaret's Church
 b: 1784 Buxted, Sussex
ch: 6th Jun 1784 St. Margaret's Church
 b: 1786 Buxted, Sussex
ch: 2nd Apr 1786 St. Margaret's Church
 b: 1788 Buxted, Sussex
ch: 1st Jun 1788 St. Margaret's Church
 b: 1793 Buxted, Sussex
ch: 22nd Sep 1793 St. Margaret's Church
             
Grandfather
record
   
   
    
 Richard Luxfordm: 24th Apr 1816 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, SussexAnn Dadswell 
 b: 1793 Buxted, Sussex
ch: 22nd Sep 1793 St. Margaret's Church
  b: 1790 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 8th Aug 1790 St. Denys Church
 
  
       
 Leah James Lenard Lucy Levi Mary Anne Lawrence Richard
 b: 13th Jun 1817 Town Row, Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 14th Sep 1817 St. Denys Church
d: 21st Nov 1888 Fordcombe, Groombridge, Kent and Sussex
bur: After 21st Nov 1888 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 b: 9th Jun 1819 Town Row, Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 29th Aug 1819 St. Denys Church
 b: 26th Sep 1823 Wadhurst, Sussex
ch: 26th Oct 1823 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church
 b: 3rd Sep 1825 Wadhurst, Sussex
ch: 16th Oct 1825 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church
 b: 12th Feb 1828 Wadhurst, Sussex
ch: 27th Apr 1828 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church
 b: 1831 Frant, Sussex
ch: 10th Jan 1847 St. Alban's Church
 b: 1833 Frant, Sussex
ch: 10th Jan 1847 St. Alban's Church
          
Parental
record
   
   
   
 N/KNot marriedLeah Luxford 
 b: c 1815  b: 13th Jun 1817 Town Row, Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 14th Sep 1817 St. Denys Church
d: 21st Nov 1888 Fordcombe, Groombridge, Kent and Sussex
bur: After 21st Nov 1888 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 
  
  
 Frances 
 b: 1840 Frant, Sussex
ch: 17th May 1840 St. Alban's Church
 
   
Family
record
    
 Samuel Wickensm: 27th May 1840 St. Alban's Church, Frant, SussexLeah Luxford 
 b: 18th Jun 1811 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 1st Sep 1811 St. Denys Church
d: 10th Feb 1881 Court Lodge Farm, Ashurst, Kent
bur: 16th Feb 1881 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  b: 13th Jun 1817 Town Row, Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 14th Sep 1817 St. Denys Church
d: 21st Nov 1888 Fordcombe, Groombridge, Kent and Sussex
bur: After 21st Nov 1888 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 
  
        
Harriet Mary Ann James Annesley Mary Jane Lucy Ann Samuel Levi Lawrence Eugenia Selina Leah
b: 1842 Speldhurst, Kent
ch: 10th Apr 1842 St. Mary's Church
 b: 1843 Speldhurst, Kent
ch: 3rd Dec 1843 St. Mary's Church
 b: 1846 Speldhurst, Kent
d: 12th Sep 1867 Rotherfield, Sussex
bur: 18th Sep 1867 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 b: 1848 Speldhurst, Kent
ch: 16th Jul 1848 St. Mary's Church
 b: 1850 Speldhurst, Kent
ch: 27th Oct 1850 St. Mary's Church
 b: Jul to Sep 1852 Speldhurst, Kent
ch: 31st Oct 1852 St. Mary's Church
 b: 1856 Speldhurst, Kent
d: 6th Jan 1883 Rotherfield, Sussex
bur: 12th Jan 1883 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 b: 1859 Speldhurst, Kent
ch: 20th Aug 1859 St. Mary's Church
             

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