The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Ancestry report for Esther Leonard, daughter of James Leonard, farm labourer and Mary Ann Leonard [Gilbert]
Generation No. 1
1. Esther Leonard was the daughter of (2) James Leonard, farm labourer and (3) Mary Ann Leonard [Gilbert]. She was born 1851 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Nov 1851 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 
Generation No. 2
2. James Leonard, farm labourer was the son of (4) John Turner and (5) Sarah Leonard. He was born 1804 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 26th Feb 1804 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
He married Mary Ann Gilbert on 20th Oct 1840 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. She was the daughter of William Gilbert, carpenter and Dorothy Gilbert [Lavender]. She was born 1815 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 26th Mar 1815 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex; died Jan 1888 at Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 73 years; buried 26th Jan 1888 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
iHenry who was born 9th Feb 1841 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 4th Apr 1841 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
iiHerbert who was born 7th Feb 1845 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 6th Apr 1845 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
iiiWilliam Robert who was born 27th Jun 1847 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 1st Aug 1847 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
ivEliza who was born 27th Jul 1849 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Sep 1849 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
vEsther who was born 1851 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Nov 1851 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viClara who was born 1855 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Dec 1855 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viiHarriet who was born 1858 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 11th Apr 1858 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 
3. Mary Ann Fenner [Leonard] [Gilbert] was the daughter of (6) William Gilbert, carpenter and (7) Dorothy Gilbert [Lavender]. She was born 1815 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 26th Mar 1815 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex; died Jan 1888 at Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 73 years; buried 26th Jan 1888 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
She married (1) James Leonard on 20th Oct 1840 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. He was the son of John Turner and Sarah Leonard. He was born 1804 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 26th Feb 1804 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
iHenry who was born 9th Feb 1841 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 4th Apr 1841 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
iiHerbert who was born 7th Feb 1845 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 6th Apr 1845 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
iiiWilliam Robert who was born 27th Jun 1847 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 1st Aug 1847 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
ivEliza who was born 27th Jul 1849 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Sep 1849 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
vEsther who was born 1851 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Nov 1851 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viClara who was born 1855 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Dec 1855 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viiHarriet who was born 1858 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 11th Apr 1858 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
She married (2) Matthew Fenner on 23rd Nov 1867 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. He was the son of Thomas Fenner, farm labourer and Mary Fenner [Apps]. He was born 1819 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 6th Feb 1820 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of Thomas Fenner (labourer) & Mary Fenner; died Aug 1893 at Town Row, Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 73 years; buried 30th Aug 1893 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 
Generation No. 3
4. John Turner He was born c 1780
He had a relationship with Sarah ....., Sarah ...... She was the daughter of Abraham Leonard and Sarah Leonard [Botten]. She was born 1775 at Speldhurst, Kent; christened 5th Mar 1775 at St. John's Church, Groombridge, Kent and Sussex; died May 1846 at Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 72 years; buried 13th May 1846 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
iJames who was born 1804 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 26th Feb 1804 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 
5. Sarah Turk [Leonard] was the daughter of (8) Abraham Leonard and (9) Sarah Leonard [Botten]. She was born 1775 at Speldhurst, Kent; christened 5th Mar 1775 at St. John's Church, Groombridge, Kent and Sussex; died May 1846 at Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 72 years; buried 13th May 1846 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
She had a relationship with John Turner, John Turner. He was born c 1780. They had the following children:
iJames who was born 1804 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 26th Feb 1804 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
She married Thomas Turk on 21st Nov 1806 at St. Dunstan's Church, West Peckham, Kent. He was the son of unknown father and Anne Turk. He was born 1771 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 1st Dec 1771 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, baseborn son of Ann Turk; died Dec 1852 at Buxted, Sussex; buried 27th Dec 1852 at St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex. They had the following children:
iBenjamin who was born 25th Apr 1806 Grovehurst, Buxted, Sussex; died Nov 1893 Inchreed, Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 85 years; buried 14th Nov 1893 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
iiSarah who was born 18th Dec 1811 Buxted, Sussex; died 26th Sep 1902 Dog Rock, Dalton, NSW, Australia; buried after 26th Sep 1902 Dalton Uniting Church, Dalton, NSW, Australia, Grave 8
iiiHenry who was born 1812 Buxted, Sussex
ivHarriett who was born 1816 Buxted, Sussex
vStephen who was born 1818 Buxted, Sussex
 
6. William Gillbert, carpenter was the son of (10) Robert Gilbert and (11) Catherine Gilbert. He was born 1790 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 12th Dec 1790 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
He married Dorothy Lavender on 27th May 1811 at St. Thomas à Becket at Cliffe, Lewes, Sussex. She was born c 1790 at Rotherfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
iPhiladelphia who was born 18th Feb 1813 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 21st Mar 1813 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex; died Jan 1856 Frant, Sussex, aged 42 years; buried 20th Jan 1856 St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
iiMary Ann who was born 1815 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 26th Mar 1815 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex; died Jan 1888 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 73 years; buried 26th Jan 1888 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
iiiJames who was born 7th Nov 1817 Town Row, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 7th Dec 1817 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
ivJane who was born 13th Mar 1820 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 9th Apr 1820 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
vRobert who was born 12th Oct 1822 Town Row, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 3rd Nov 1822 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viGeorge who was born 2nd Nov 1824 Town Row Green, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 5th Dec 1824 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viiDavid who was born 15th Jun 1827 Town Row, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 15th Jul 1827 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viiiEllen who was born 1835 Sussex
ixLouisa who was born 1838 Sussex
 
7. Dorothy Gilbert [Lavender] She was born c 1790 at Rotherfield, Sussex
She married William Gilbert on 27th May 1811 at St. Thomas à Becket at Cliffe, Lewes, Sussex. He was the son of Robert Gilbert and Catherine Gilbert. He was born 1790 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 12th Dec 1790 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
iPhiladelphia who was born 18th Feb 1813 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 21st Mar 1813 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex; died Jan 1856 Frant, Sussex, aged 42 years; buried 20th Jan 1856 St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
iiMary Ann who was born 1815 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 26th Mar 1815 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex; died Jan 1888 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 73 years; buried 26th Jan 1888 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
iiiJames who was born 7th Nov 1817 Town Row, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 7th Dec 1817 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
ivJane who was born 13th Mar 1820 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 9th Apr 1820 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
vRobert who was born 12th Oct 1822 Town Row, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 3rd Nov 1822 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viGeorge who was born 2nd Nov 1824 Town Row Green, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 5th Dec 1824 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viiDavid who was born 15th Jun 1827 Town Row, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 15th Jul 1827 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viiiEllen who was born 1835 Sussex
ixLouisa who was born 1838 Sussex
 
Generation No. 4
8. Abraham Leonard was the son of (12) John Leonard and (13) Margaret Leonard [Holman]. He was born 1747 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 1st Nov 1747 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex; died Apr 1821 at Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 73 years; buried 20th Apr 1821 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
He married Sarah Botten on 21st Apr 1772 at St. Mary's Church, Speldhurst, Kent. She was born 1750; died Apr 1816 at Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 66 years; buried 5th Apr 1816 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
iWilliam who was born 23rd Apr 1772 Speldhurst, Kent; christened 23rd Apr 1772 St. John's Church, Groombridge, Kent and Sussex
iiElizabeth who was born 1773 Speldhurst, Kent; christened 18th Jul 1773 St. John's Church, Groombridge, Kent and Sussex
iiiSarah who was born 1775 Speldhurst, Kent; christened 5th Mar 1775 St. John's Church, Groombridge, Kent and Sussex; died May 1846 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 72 years; buried 13th May 1846 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
ivMary who was born 1777 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 23rd Feb 1777 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
vThomas who was born 1779 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 18th Apr 1779 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viJames who was born 1781 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 25th Nov 1781 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viiStephen who was born 1784 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 2nd May 1784 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viiiHannah who was born 1786 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 29th Jan 1786 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex; died Sep 1838 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 54 years; buried 23rd Sep 1838 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
ixMaria who was born 1788 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 16th Mar 1788 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex; died Nov 1848 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 61 years, wife of James; buried 11th Nov 1848 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
xJane who was born 1791 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 12th Jun 1791 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 
9. Sarah Leonard [Botten] She was born 1750; died Apr 1816 at Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 66 years; buried 5th Apr 1816 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
She married Abraham Leonard on 21st Apr 1772 at St. Mary's Church, Speldhurst, Kent. He was the son of John Leonard and Margaret Leonard [Holman]. He was born 1747 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 1st Nov 1747 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex; died Apr 1821 at Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 73 years; buried 20th Apr 1821 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
iWilliam who was born 23rd Apr 1772 Speldhurst, Kent; christened 23rd Apr 1772 St. John's Church, Groombridge, Kent and Sussex
iiElizabeth who was born 1773 Speldhurst, Kent; christened 18th Jul 1773 St. John's Church, Groombridge, Kent and Sussex
iiiSarah who was born 1775 Speldhurst, Kent; christened 5th Mar 1775 St. John's Church, Groombridge, Kent and Sussex; died May 1846 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 72 years; buried 13th May 1846 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
ivMary who was born 1777 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 23rd Feb 1777 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
vThomas who was born 1779 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 18th Apr 1779 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viJames who was born 1781 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 25th Nov 1781 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viiStephen who was born 1784 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 2nd May 1784 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viiiHannah who was born 1786 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 29th Jan 1786 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex; died Sep 1838 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 54 years; buried 23rd Sep 1838 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
ixMaria who was born 1788 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 16th Mar 1788 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex; died Nov 1848 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 61 years, wife of James; buried 11th Nov 1848 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
xJane who was born 1791 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 12th Jun 1791 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 
10. Robert Gilbert He was born c 1755
He married Catherine ..... on c 1775. She was born c 1755. They had the following children:
iJenney who was born 1777 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 15th Feb 1777 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
iiRobert who was born 1779 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 24th Jan 1779 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
iiiJames who was born 1781 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 21st Jan 1781 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
ivThomas who was born 1781 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 21st Jan 1781 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
vJohn who was born 1782 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 27th Oct 1782 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viElizabeth who was born 1784 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 11th Jul 1784 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viiPhilley who was born 1786 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 19th Mar 1786 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viiiBenjamin who was born 1788 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 25th May 1788 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
ixWilliam who was born 1790 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 12th Dec 1790 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
xAnn who was born 1793 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 14th Apr 1793 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
xiMary who was born 1797 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 27th Aug 1797 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 
11. Catherine Gilbert She was born c 1755
She married Robert Gilbert on c 1775. He was born c 1755. They had the following children:
iJenney who was born 1777 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 15th Feb 1777 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
iiRobert who was born 1779 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 24th Jan 1779 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
iiiJames who was born 1781 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 21st Jan 1781 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
ivThomas who was born 1781 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 21st Jan 1781 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
vJohn who was born 1782 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 27th Oct 1782 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viElizabeth who was born 1784 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 11th Jul 1784 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viiPhilley who was born 1786 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 19th Mar 1786 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viiiBenjamin who was born 1788 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 25th May 1788 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
ixWilliam who was born 1790 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 12th Dec 1790 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
xAnn who was born 1793 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 14th Apr 1793 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
xiMary who was born 1797 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 27th Aug 1797 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 
Generation No. 5
12. John Leonard He was born c 1700
He married Margaret Holman on 31st Oct 1723 at St. Mary's Church, Speldhurst, Kent. She was born c 1700. They had the following children:
iMargaret who was born 1724 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 16th Feb 1724 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
iiJohn who was born 1726 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 20th Apr 1726 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
iiiMargaret who was born 1734 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 14th Mar 1734 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
ivThomas who was born 1739 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 15th May 1739 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
vElizabeth who was born 1742 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 6th Mar 1742 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viAbraham who was born 1747 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 1st Nov 1747 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex; died Apr 1821 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 73 years; buried 20th Apr 1821 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 
13. Margaret Leonard [Holman] She was born c 1700
She married John Leonard on 31st Oct 1723 at St. Mary's Church, Speldhurst, Kent. He was born c 1700. They had the following children:
iMargaret who was born 1724 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 16th Feb 1724 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
iiJohn who was born 1726 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 20th Apr 1726 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
iiiMargaret who was born 1734 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 14th Mar 1734 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
ivThomas who was born 1739 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 15th May 1739 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
vElizabeth who was born 1742 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 6th Mar 1742 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
viAbraham who was born 1747 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 1st Nov 1747 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex; died Apr 1821 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 73 years; buried 20th Apr 1821 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 

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