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Ancestry report for Thomas Obbard, farm labourer, son of William Obbard, labourer and Sarah Obbard [Edwards]
Generation No. 1
1. Thomas Obbard, farm labourer was the son of (2) William Obbard, labourer and (3) Sarah Obbard [Edwards]. He was born 1828 at Hartfield, Sussex; christened 16th Nov 1828 at St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
He married (1) Harriet Welfare on 10th May 1856 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. She was the daughter of Samuel Welfare and Harriet Welfare [Neve]. She was born 1835 at Withyham, Sussex. They had the following children:
iWilliam who was born Oct to Dec 1858 Withyham, Sussex
He married (2) Mary Ann Brown on Oct to Dec 1871. She was born 1821 at Rotherfield, Sussex
 
Generation No. 2
2. William Obbard, labourer was the son of (4) Joseph (Joshua) Obard, road labourer and (5) Mary Obard [Tomsett]. He was born 1803 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 20th Feb 1803 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
He married Sarah Edwards on 3rd Sep 1828 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. She was born 1807 at Hartfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
iThomas who was born 1828 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 16th Nov 1828 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
iiMary who was born 1831 Withyham, Sussex
iiiAnne who was born 1833 Withyham, Sussex; christened 17th Feb 1833 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
ivSarah who was born 1835 Withyham, Sussex; christened 19th Apr 1835 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex; died 1st Apr 1881 Bidborough, Bidborough, Kent, Sarah Obbard, F, Cousin, single, age 46, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: needle woman
vFrances who was born 18th Oct 1838 Withyham, Sussex; christened 18th Nov 1838 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
viWilliam who was born 8th Dec 1840 Withyham, Sussex; christened 7th Mar 1841 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
viiHarriett who was born 1843 Withyham, Sussex; christened 3rd Sep 1843 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
viiiGeorge who was born 1846 Withyham, Sussex; christened 6th Sep 1846 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
 
3. Sarah Obbard [Edwards] She was born 1807 at Hartfield, Sussex
She married William Obbard on 3rd Sep 1828 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. He was the son of Joseph (Joshua) Obard, road labourer and Mary Obard [Tomsett]. He was born 1803 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 20th Feb 1803 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
iThomas who was born 1828 Hartfield, Sussex; christened 16th Nov 1828 St. Mary's Church, Hartfield, Sussex
iiMary who was born 1831 Withyham, Sussex
iiiAnne who was born 1833 Withyham, Sussex; christened 17th Feb 1833 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
ivSarah who was born 1835 Withyham, Sussex; christened 19th Apr 1835 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex; died 1st Apr 1881 Bidborough, Bidborough, Kent, Sarah Obbard, F, Cousin, single, age 46, born Withyham, Sussex; occupation: needle woman
vFrances who was born 18th Oct 1838 Withyham, Sussex; christened 18th Nov 1838 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
viWilliam who was born 8th Dec 1840 Withyham, Sussex; christened 7th Mar 1841 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
viiHarriett who was born 1843 Withyham, Sussex; christened 3rd Sep 1843 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
viiiGeorge who was born 1846 Withyham, Sussex; christened 6th Sep 1846 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
 
Generation No. 3
4. Joseph (Joshua) Obard, road labourer He was born 1759 at East Grinstead, Sussex
He married Mary Tomsett on 4th Jan 1789 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex. She was born 1763 at Fletching, Sussex. They had the following children:
iMary (Sarah) who was born May 1789 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 21st Jun 1789 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
iiJoseph who was born 1795 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 8th Nov 1795 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
iiiElizabeth who was born 1800 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 16th Feb 1800 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
ivWilliam who was born 1803 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 20th Feb 1803 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 
5. Mary Obard [Tomsett] She was born 1763 at Fletching, Sussex
She married Joseph (Joshua) Obard on 4th Jan 1789 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex. He was born 1759 at East Grinstead, Sussex. They had the following children:
iMary (Sarah) who was born May 1789 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 21st Jun 1789 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
iiJoseph who was born 1795 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 8th Nov 1795 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
iiiElizabeth who was born 1800 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 16th Feb 1800 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
ivWilliam who was born 1803 Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 20th Feb 1803 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 

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