The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Ancestry report for Thomas Bassett, son of John Bassett, farmer and Sophia Bassett [Russell]
Generation No. 1
1. Thomas Bassett was the son of (2) John Bassett, farmer and (3) Sophia Bassett [Russell]. He was born 1848 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 25th Mar 1848 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of John Bassett (farmer) and Sophia Bassett
 
Generation No. 2
2. John Bassett, farmer was the son of (4) John Bassett and (5) Mary Bassett [Potten]. He was born 1797 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 5th Dec 1797 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of John Bassett and Mary Bassett; died Dec 1878 at Mayfield, Sussex, aged 81 years; buried 12th Dec 1878 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
iAnn who was born 1840 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 12th Jan 1840 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of Sophia Russell; died Oct 1913 Hellingly Asylum, Hellingly, Sussex; buried 15th Oct 1913 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
iiJohn who was born 1841 Lake Street, Mayfield, Sussex; christened 21st Mar 1841 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of Sophia Russell
He married Sophia Russell on 12th Dec 1842 at St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex. She was born 1820 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 23rd Apr 1820 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
iSarah who was born 1843 Lake Street, Mayfield, Sussex; christened 14th May 1843 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of John Bassett (late farmer) and Sophia Bassett
iiThomas who was born 1848 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 25th Mar 1848 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of John Bassett (farmer) and Sophia Bassett
iiiMary who was born 1851 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 27th Nov 1851 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of John Bassett (farmer) and Sophia Bassett
ivWilliam Potten who was born 1857 Wallis Farm, Mayfield, Sussex; christened 5th Jul 1857 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of John Bassett (farmer) and Sophia Bassett
 
3. Sophia Bassett [Russell] was the daughter of (6) Rule Russell and (7) Hannah Russell [Mepham]. She was born 1820 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 23rd Apr 1820 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
iAnn who was born 1840 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 12th Jan 1840 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of Sophia Russell; died Oct 1913 Hellingly Asylum, Hellingly, Sussex; buried 15th Oct 1913 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
iiJohn who was born 1841 Lake Street, Mayfield, Sussex; christened 21st Mar 1841 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of Sophia Russell
She married John Bassett, farmer on 12th Dec 1842 at St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex. He was born 1797 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 5th Dec 1797 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of John Bassett and Mary Bassett; died Dec 1878 at Mayfield, Sussex, aged 81 years; buried 12th Dec 1878 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
iSarah who was born 1843 Lake Street, Mayfield, Sussex; christened 14th May 1843 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of John Bassett (late farmer) and Sophia Bassett
iiThomas who was born 1848 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 25th Mar 1848 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of John Bassett (farmer) and Sophia Bassett
iiiMary who was born 1851 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 27th Nov 1851 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of John Bassett (farmer) and Sophia Bassett
ivWilliam Potten who was born 1857 Wallis Farm, Mayfield, Sussex; christened 5th Jul 1857 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of John Bassett (farmer) and Sophia Bassett
 
Generation No. 3
4. John Bassett was the son of (8) Thomas Bassett and (9) Hannah Bassett [Archol]. He was born 1746 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 7th Dec 1746 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of Thomas Bassett and Hannah Bassett
He married Mary Potten on 17th Jul 1792 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. She was born 1760; died Apr 1838 at Lake Street, Mayfield, Sussex, aged 78 years, widow; buried 6th Apr 1838 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
iNanny who was born 1793 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 9th Jul 1793 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of John Bassett and Mary Bassett
iiJohn who was born 1797 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 5th Dec 1797 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of John Bassett and Mary Bassett; died Dec 1878 Mayfield, Sussex, aged 81 years; buried 12th Dec 1878 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
iiiSarah who was born 1801 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 26th Dec 1801 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of John Bassett and Mary Bassett
ivSarah who was born 1805 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 3rd Nov 1805 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of John Bassett and Mary Bassett
 
5. Mary Bassett [Potten] She was born 1760; died Apr 1838 at Lake Street, Mayfield, Sussex, aged 78 years, widow; buried 6th Apr 1838 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
She married John Bassett on 17th Jul 1792 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. He was born 1746 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 7th Dec 1746 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of Thomas Bassett and Hannah Bassett. They had the following children:
iNanny who was born 1793 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 9th Jul 1793 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of John Bassett and Mary Bassett
iiJohn who was born 1797 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 5th Dec 1797 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of John Bassett and Mary Bassett; died Dec 1878 Mayfield, Sussex, aged 81 years; buried 12th Dec 1878 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
iiiSarah who was born 1801 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 26th Dec 1801 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of John Bassett and Mary Bassett
ivSarah who was born 1805 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 3rd Nov 1805 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of John Bassett and Mary Bassett
 
6. Rule Russell was the son of (10) Thomas Russell and (11) Lucy Russell [Packham]. He was born 1795 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 21st Jun 1795 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
He married (1) Hannah Mepham on 1815. She was born 1793 at Burwash, Sussex; christened 25th Aug 1793 at St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex, daughter of John Mepham and Hannah Mepham. They had the following children:
iJohn who was born 1815 Burwash, Sussex; christened 19th Mar 1815 St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex, son of Hannah Mepham (pauper)
He married (2) Hannah Mepham on 8th Apr 1815 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. She was born 1793 at Burwash, Sussex; christened 25th Aug 1793 at St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex, daughter of John Mepham and Hannah Mepham. They had the following children:
iThomas who was born 1820 Mayfield, Sussex
iiSophia who was born 1820 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 23rd Apr 1820 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
iiiFrances who was born 1820 to 1825 Sussex
ivWilliam who was born 1831 Mayfield, Sussex; died Sep 1878 Mayfield, Sussex, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1878 Q3 Vol 2b Page 61, aged 48 years; buried 15th Sep 1878 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
vEliza who was born 1835 Sussex
viAmos who was born 27th Jul 1837 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 3rd Sep 1837 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
 
7. Hannah Russell [Mepham] was the daughter of (12) John Mepham and (13) Ann (Hannah) Mepham [Crouch]. She was born 1793 at Burwash, Sussex; christened 25th Aug 1793 at St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex, daughter of John Mepham and Hannah Mepham
She married (1) Rule Russell on 1815. He was born 1795 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 21st Jun 1795 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
iJohn who was born 1815 Burwash, Sussex; christened 19th Mar 1815 St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex, son of Hannah Mepham (pauper)
She married (2) Rule Russell on 8th Apr 1815 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. He was born 1795 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 21st Jun 1795 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
iThomas who was born 1820 Mayfield, Sussex
iiSophia who was born 1820 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 23rd Apr 1820 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
iiiFrances who was born 1820 to 1825 Sussex
ivWilliam who was born 1831 Mayfield, Sussex; died Sep 1878 Mayfield, Sussex, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1878 Q3 Vol 2b Page 61, aged 48 years; buried 15th Sep 1878 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
vEliza who was born 1835 Sussex
viAmos who was born 27th Jul 1837 Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 3rd Sep 1837 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
 
Generation No. 4
8. Thomas Bassett He was born c 1705; died Oct 1771 at Mayfield, Sussex; buried 25th Oct 1771 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
He married Hannah Archol on 4th Jul 1727 at St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex. She was born c 1705; died Jun 1762 at Mayfield, Sussex, wife of Thomas; buried 4th Jun 1762 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
iThomas who was born 1731 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 4th May 1731 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of Thomas Bassett and Hannah Bassett; died Oct 1814 Mayfield, Sussex, aged 83 years; buried 7th Oct 1814 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
iiWilliam who was born 1738/39 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 24th Feb 1738/39 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of Thomas Bassett and Hannah Bassett; died Dec 1811 Mayfield, Sussex, aged 72 years; buried 12th Dec 1811 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
iiiHannah who was born 1742 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 17th Sep 1742 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Bassett and Hannah Bassett
ivJohn who was born 1746 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 7th Dec 1746 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of Thomas Bassett and Hannah Bassett
 
9. Hannah Bassett [Archol] She was born c 1705; died Jun 1762 at Mayfield, Sussex, wife of Thomas; buried 4th Jun 1762 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
She married Thomas Bassett on 4th Jul 1727 at St. Thomas à Becket's Church, Framfield, Sussex. He was born c 1705; died Oct 1771 at Mayfield, Sussex; buried 25th Oct 1771 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
iThomas who was born 1731 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 4th May 1731 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of Thomas Bassett and Hannah Bassett; died Oct 1814 Mayfield, Sussex, aged 83 years; buried 7th Oct 1814 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
iiWilliam who was born 1738/39 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 24th Feb 1738/39 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of Thomas Bassett and Hannah Bassett; died Dec 1811 Mayfield, Sussex, aged 72 years; buried 12th Dec 1811 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
iiiHannah who was born 1742 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 17th Sep 1742 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Bassett and Hannah Bassett
ivJohn who was born 1746 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 7th Dec 1746 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of Thomas Bassett and Hannah Bassett
 
10. Thomas Russell He was born c 1750 at ??
He married Lucy Packham on 10th Apr 1776 at St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex. She was born c 1755 at ??. They had the following children:
iLucy who was born 1778 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 1st Feb 1778 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
iiThomas who was born 1780 Heathfield, Sussex; christened 23rd Apr 1780 All Saints Church, Heathfield, Sussex; buried 20th Aug 1780 All Saints Church, Heathfield, Sussex
iiiRebecca who was born 1786 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 9th Apr 1786 Mayfield, Sussex
ivRichard who was born 1789 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 12th Jul 1789 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
vRule who was born 1795 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 21st Jun 1795 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
viRhesa who was born 1799 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 24th Mar 1799 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
 
11. Lucy Russell [Packham] She was born c 1755 at ??
She married Thomas Russell on 10th Apr 1776 at St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex. He was born c 1750 at ??. They had the following children:
iLucy who was born 1778 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 1st Feb 1778 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
iiThomas who was born 1780 Heathfield, Sussex; christened 23rd Apr 1780 All Saints Church, Heathfield, Sussex; buried 20th Aug 1780 All Saints Church, Heathfield, Sussex
iiiRebecca who was born 1786 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 9th Apr 1786 Mayfield, Sussex
ivRichard who was born 1789 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 12th Jul 1789 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
vRule who was born 1795 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 21st Jun 1795 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
viRhesa who was born 1799 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 24th Mar 1799 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
 
12. John Mepham was the son of (14) Benjamin Mepham and (15) Ann Mepham [Batchelor]. He was born 1761 at Burwash, Sussex; christened 7th Jun 1761 at St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex, son of Benjamin Mepham and Anne Mepham
He married Ann (Hannah) Crouch on 27th Apr 1783 at St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex. She was born c 1760. They had the following children:
iMary who was born 1784 Burwash, Sussex; christened 4th Jan 1784 St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex, daughter of John Mepham
iiBenjamin who was born 1786 Burwash, Sussex; christened 21st May 1786 St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex, son of John Mepham and Hannah Mepham; died Aug 1826 Burwash, Sussex, aged 39 years; buried 4th Aug 1826 St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex
iiiJoseph who was born 1791 Burwash, Sussex; christened 10th Apr 1791 St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex, son of John Mepham and Hannah Mepham; died Dec 1867 Burwash, Sussex, aged 77 years; buried 7th Dec 1867 St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex
ivHannah who was born 1793 Burwash, Sussex; christened 25th Aug 1793 St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex, daughter of John Mepham and Hannah Mepham
vAnn who was born 6th Mar 1795 Burwash, Sussex; christened 20th Mar 1796 St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex, daughter of John Mepham and Hannah Mepham; died 11th Apr 1876
viGeorge who was born 1797 Burwash, Sussex; christened 27th Aug 1797 St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex, son of John Mepham and Hannah Mepham
viiHenry who was born 1798 Burwash, Sussex; christened 24th Dec 1798 St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex, son of John Mepham and Hannah Mepham; died Mar 1799 Burwash, Sussex, son of John and Hannah; buried 4th Mar 1799 St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex
viiiSamuel who was born 1800 Burwash, Sussex; christened 2nd Feb 1800 St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex, son of John Mepham and Hannah Mepham
ixRose who was born 1802 Burwash, Sussex; christened 21st Nov 1802 St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex, daughter of John Mepham and Hannah Mepham
 
13. Ann (Hannah) Mepham [Crouch] She was born c 1760
She married John Mepham on 27th Apr 1783 at St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex. He was born 1761 at Burwash, Sussex; christened 7th Jun 1761 at St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex, son of Benjamin Mepham and Anne Mepham. They had the following children:
iMary who was born 1784 Burwash, Sussex; christened 4th Jan 1784 St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex, daughter of John Mepham
iiBenjamin who was born 1786 Burwash, Sussex; christened 21st May 1786 St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex, son of John Mepham and Hannah Mepham; died Aug 1826 Burwash, Sussex, aged 39 years; buried 4th Aug 1826 St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex
iiiJoseph who was born 1791 Burwash, Sussex; christened 10th Apr 1791 St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex, son of John Mepham and Hannah Mepham; died Dec 1867 Burwash, Sussex, aged 77 years; buried 7th Dec 1867 St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex
ivHannah who was born 1793 Burwash, Sussex; christened 25th Aug 1793 St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex, daughter of John Mepham and Hannah Mepham
vAnn who was born 6th Mar 1795 Burwash, Sussex; christened 20th Mar 1796 St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex, daughter of John Mepham and Hannah Mepham; died 11th Apr 1876
viGeorge who was born 1797 Burwash, Sussex; christened 27th Aug 1797 St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex, son of John Mepham and Hannah Mepham
viiHenry who was born 1798 Burwash, Sussex; christened 24th Dec 1798 St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex, son of John Mepham and Hannah Mepham; died Mar 1799 Burwash, Sussex, son of John and Hannah; buried 4th Mar 1799 St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex
viiiSamuel who was born 1800 Burwash, Sussex; christened 2nd Feb 1800 St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex, son of John Mepham and Hannah Mepham
ixRose who was born 1802 Burwash, Sussex; christened 21st Nov 1802 St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex, daughter of John Mepham and Hannah Mepham
 
Generation No. 5
14. Benjamin Mepham He was born 1738; died Jan 1809 at Wadhurst, Sussex, aged 71 years; buried 28th Jan 1809 at St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex
He married Ann Batchelor on 18th Apr 1759 at St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex. She was born c 1735. They had the following children:
iMary who was born Sep 1759 Burwash, Sussex; christened 9th Sep 1759 St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex, daughter of Benjamin Mepham and Anne Mepham
iiJohn who was born 1761 Burwash, Sussex; christened 7th Jun 1761 St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex, son of Benjamin Mepham and Anne Mepham
iiiBenjamin who was born 1763 Burwash, Sussex; christened 14th Apr 1763 St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex, son of Benjamin Mepham and Ann Mepham
ivJoseph who was born 1765 Burwash, Sussex; christened 30th Jun 1765 St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex, son of Benjamin Mepham and Ann Mepham
vHannah who was born 1767 Burwash, Sussex; christened 3rd May 1767 St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex, daughter of Benjamin Mepham and Ann Mepham
 
15. Ann Mepham [Batchelor] She was born c 1735
She married Benjamin Mepham on 18th Apr 1759 at St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex. He was born 1738; died Jan 1809 at Wadhurst, Sussex, aged 71 years; buried 28th Jan 1809 at St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex. They had the following children:
iMary who was born Sep 1759 Burwash, Sussex; christened 9th Sep 1759 St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex, daughter of Benjamin Mepham and Anne Mepham
iiJohn who was born 1761 Burwash, Sussex; christened 7th Jun 1761 St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex, son of Benjamin Mepham and Anne Mepham
iiiBenjamin who was born 1763 Burwash, Sussex; christened 14th Apr 1763 St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex, son of Benjamin Mepham and Ann Mepham
ivJoseph who was born 1765 Burwash, Sussex; christened 30th Jun 1765 St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex, son of Benjamin Mepham and Ann Mepham
vHannah who was born 1767 Burwash, Sussex; christened 3rd May 1767 St. Bartholomew's Church, Burwash, Sussex, daughter of Benjamin Mepham and Ann Mepham
 

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