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Ancestry report for Joseph Mepham, farm labourer, son of William Mepham and Ann Mepham [Bones]
Generation No. 1
1. Joseph Mepham, farm labourer was the son of (2) William Mepham and (3) Ann Mepham [Bones]. He was born 1788 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 6th Apr 1788 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of William Mepham and Ann Mepham; died Jul 1847 at Wadhurst, Sussex, aged 59 years; buried 26th Jul 1847 at St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
He married Elizabeth Langford on 26th Apr 1815 at St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex. She was born 1798 at Chiddingly, Sussex. They had the following children:
iSarah who was born 11th Dec 1818 Tunbridge Wells, Kent; christened 26th Jan 1819 Lady Huntingdons Chapel, Tunbridge Wells, Kent; died Jul 1851 Frant, Sussex, aged 32 years; buried 20th Jul 1851 St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
iiEliza who was born 18th Dec 1820 Tunbridge Wells, Kent; christened 30th Jan 1821 Lady Huntingdons Chapel, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
iiiWilliam who was born 1821 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 21st Oct 1821 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of Joseph Mepham (labourer) and Eliza Mepham
 
Generation No. 2
2. William Mepham was the son of (4) John Mepham and (5) Sarah Mepham [Parker]. He was born 1753 at Mayfield, Sussex; died Nov 1791 at Mayfield, Sussex, aged 38 years; buried 30th Nov 1791 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
He married Ann Bones on 30th Jun 1774 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. She was born c 1755; died Dec 1794 at Rotherfield, Sussex, wife of William; buried 19th Dec 1794 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
iJohn who was born 1775 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 5th May 1775 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of William Mepham and Anne Mepham
iiBenjamin who was born 1776 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 30th Jun 1776 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of William Mepham and Anne Mepham
iiiJohn who was born 1778 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 4th Oct 1778 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of William Mepham and Anne Mepham; died Nov 1778 Mayfield, Sussex, infant; buried 6th Nov 1778 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
ivWilliam who was born 1778 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 4th Oct 1778 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of William Mepham and Anne Mepham; died before 9th Oct 1778 Mayfield, Sussex, infant; buried 9th Oct 1778 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
vSarah who was born 1779 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 3rd Oct 1779 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of William Mepham and Anne Mepham
viMary who was born 1781 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 28th Oct 1781 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of William Mepham and Ann Mepham
viiElizabeth who was born 1784 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 7th Mar 1784 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of William Mepham and Ann Mepham
viiiMartha who was born 1786 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 16th Apr 1786 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of William Mepham and Ann Mepham
ixJoseph who was born 1788 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 6th Apr 1788 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of William Mepham and Ann Mepham; died Jul 1847 Wadhurst, Sussex, aged 59 years; buried 26th Jul 1847 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
xThomas who was born 1790 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 30th May 1790 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of William Mepham and Ann Mepham
 
3. Ann Mepham [Bones] She was born c 1755; died Dec 1794 at Rotherfield, Sussex, wife of William; buried 19th Dec 1794 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
She married William Mepham on 30th Jun 1774 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. He was the son of John Mepham and Sarah Mepham [Parker]. He was born 1753 at Mayfield, Sussex; died Nov 1791 at Mayfield, Sussex, aged 38 years; buried 30th Nov 1791 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
iJohn who was born 1775 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 5th May 1775 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of William Mepham and Anne Mepham
iiBenjamin who was born 1776 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 30th Jun 1776 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of William Mepham and Anne Mepham
iiiJohn who was born 1778 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 4th Oct 1778 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of William Mepham and Anne Mepham; died Nov 1778 Mayfield, Sussex, infant; buried 6th Nov 1778 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
ivWilliam who was born 1778 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 4th Oct 1778 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of William Mepham and Anne Mepham; died before 9th Oct 1778 Mayfield, Sussex, infant; buried 9th Oct 1778 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
vSarah who was born 1779 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 3rd Oct 1779 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of William Mepham and Anne Mepham
viMary who was born 1781 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 28th Oct 1781 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of William Mepham and Ann Mepham
viiElizabeth who was born 1784 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 7th Mar 1784 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of William Mepham and Ann Mepham
viiiMartha who was born 1786 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 16th Apr 1786 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of William Mepham and Ann Mepham
ixJoseph who was born 1788 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 6th Apr 1788 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of William Mepham and Ann Mepham; died Jul 1847 Wadhurst, Sussex, aged 59 years; buried 26th Jul 1847 St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex
xThomas who was born 1790 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 30th May 1790 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of William Mepham and Ann Mepham
 
Generation No. 3
4. John Mepham was the son of (6) Richard Mepham and (7) Mary Mepham [Burgis]. He was born 1715 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 23rd Nov 1715 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of Richard Mepham and Mary Mepham
He married Sarah Parker on 24th Aug 1735 at St. Giles Church, Dallington, Sussex. She was born c 1715. They had the following children:
iRichard who was born 1736 Buxted, Sussex; christened 20th Jun 1736 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex, son of John Mepham and Sarah Mepham
iiHester who was born 1739 Buxted, Sussex; christened 1st Jan 1739/40 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex, daughter of John Mepham and Sarah Mepham
iiiSarah who was born 1743 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 24th Jul 1743 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of John Mepham and Sarah Mepham
ivJoseph who was born 1746 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 13th Apr 1746 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of John Mepham and Sarah Mepham
vRuth who was born 1748 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 28th Oct 1748 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of John Mepham and Sarah Mepham
viBenjamin who was born 1751 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 16th Jun 1751 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of John Mepham and Sarah Mepham
viiWilliam who was born 1753 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 1753 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of John Mepham and Sarah Mepham; died Nov 1791 Mayfield, Sussex, aged 38 years; buried 30th Nov 1791 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
viiiElizabeth who was born 1755 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 9th Nov 1755 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of John Mepham and Sarah Mepham; died Jul 1828 Mayfield, Sussex, aged 73 years; buried 3rd Jul 1818 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
 
5. Sarah Mepham [Parker] She was born c 1715
She married John Mepham on 24th Aug 1735 at St. Giles Church, Dallington, Sussex. He was the son of Richard Mepham and Mary Mepham [Burgis]. He was born 1715 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 23rd Nov 1715 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of Richard Mepham and Mary Mepham. They had the following children:
iRichard who was born 1736 Buxted, Sussex; christened 20th Jun 1736 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex, son of John Mepham and Sarah Mepham
iiHester who was born 1739 Buxted, Sussex; christened 1st Jan 1739/40 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex, daughter of John Mepham and Sarah Mepham
iiiSarah who was born 1743 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 24th Jul 1743 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of John Mepham and Sarah Mepham
ivJoseph who was born 1746 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 13th Apr 1746 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of John Mepham and Sarah Mepham
vRuth who was born 1748 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 28th Oct 1748 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of John Mepham and Sarah Mepham
viBenjamin who was born 1751 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 16th Jun 1751 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of John Mepham and Sarah Mepham
viiWilliam who was born 1753 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 1753 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of John Mepham and Sarah Mepham; died Nov 1791 Mayfield, Sussex, aged 38 years; buried 30th Nov 1791 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
viiiElizabeth who was born 1755 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 9th Nov 1755 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of John Mepham and Sarah Mepham; died Jul 1828 Mayfield, Sussex, aged 73 years; buried 3rd Jul 1818 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
 
Generation No. 4
6. Richard Mepham He was born 1682; died Mar 1775 at Mayfield, Sussex, aged 93 years; buried 25th Mar 1775 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
He married Mary Burgis on 23rd Sep 1714 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. She was born c 1695; died Jul 1729 at Mayfield, Sussex, wife of Richard; buried 29th Jul 1729 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
iJohn who was born 1715 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 23rd Nov 1715 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of Richard Mepham and Mary Mepham
iiMary who was born 1716/17 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Feb 1716/17 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of Richard Mepham junior and Mary Mepham
iiiRichard who was born 1718 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Nov 1718 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of Richard Mepham and Mary Mepham
ivElizabeth who was born 1719/20 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 21st Feb 1719/20 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of Richard Mepham and Mary Mepham; died Jun 1721 Mayfield, Sussex; buried 7th Jun 1721 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
vBenjamin who was born 1721 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 15th Oct 1721 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of Richard Mepham and Mary Mepham; died Mar 1735 Mayfield, Sussex, son of Richard; buried 6th Mar 1735 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
viElizabeth who was born 1722/23 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 20th Jan 1722/23 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of Richard Mepham and Mary Mepham; died Jun 1727 Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of Richard and Mary, a child; buried 15th Jun 1727 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
viiAnn who was born 1724/25 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Feb 1724/25 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of Richard Mepham and Mary Mepham
viiiHannah who was born 1725/26 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 15th Mar 1725/26 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of Richard Mepham and Mary Mepham; died Mar 1729 Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of Richard and Mary; buried 7th Mar 1729 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
ixEdward who was born 1727 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 3rd Sep 1727 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of Richard Mepham and Mary Mepham; died Mar 1729 Mayfield, Sussex, son of Richard and Mary, a child; buried 28th Mar 1729 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
xSusanna who was born 1729 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 13th Jul 1729 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of Ricd. Mepham and Mary Mepham; died Apr 1731 Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of Richard; buried 4th Apr 1731 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
 
7. Mary Mepham [Burgis] She was born c 1695; died Jul 1729 at Mayfield, Sussex, wife of Richard; buried 29th Jul 1729 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
She married Richard Mepham on 23rd Sep 1714 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. He was born 1682; died Mar 1775 at Mayfield, Sussex, aged 93 years; buried 25th Mar 1775 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
iJohn who was born 1715 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 23rd Nov 1715 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of Richard Mepham and Mary Mepham
iiMary who was born 1716/17 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Feb 1716/17 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of Richard Mepham junior and Mary Mepham
iiiRichard who was born 1718 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Nov 1718 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of Richard Mepham and Mary Mepham
ivElizabeth who was born 1719/20 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 21st Feb 1719/20 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of Richard Mepham and Mary Mepham; died Jun 1721 Mayfield, Sussex; buried 7th Jun 1721 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
vBenjamin who was born 1721 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 15th Oct 1721 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of Richard Mepham and Mary Mepham; died Mar 1735 Mayfield, Sussex, son of Richard; buried 6th Mar 1735 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
viElizabeth who was born 1722/23 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 20th Jan 1722/23 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of Richard Mepham and Mary Mepham; died Jun 1727 Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of Richard and Mary, a child; buried 15th Jun 1727 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
viiAnn who was born 1724/25 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Feb 1724/25 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of Richard Mepham and Mary Mepham
viiiHannah who was born 1725/26 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 15th Mar 1725/26 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of Richard Mepham and Mary Mepham; died Mar 1729 Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of Richard and Mary; buried 7th Mar 1729 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
ixEdward who was born 1727 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 3rd Sep 1727 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of Richard Mepham and Mary Mepham; died Mar 1729 Mayfield, Sussex, son of Richard and Mary, a child; buried 28th Mar 1729 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
xSusanna who was born 1729 Mayfield, Sussex; christened 13th Jul 1729 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of Ricd. Mepham and Mary Mepham; died Apr 1731 Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of Richard; buried 4th Apr 1731 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
 

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