The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex

Site update: Due to the illness of the creator and maintainer of this site he is no longer able to support it. Alternative options to continue hosting and supporting the site are currently being evaluated. Thank you to all those who have contributed to the site over the last twenty years
Ancestry report for Reginald Chesson, car-body builder, son of William Henry Chesson, bricklayer and Elizabeth Chesson [Huggett]
Generation No. 1
1. Reginald Chesson, car-body builder was the son of (2) William Henry Chesson, bricklayer and (3) Elizabeth Chesson [Huggett]. He was born July to Sep 1881 at Cowden, Kent
He married Winifred Payne on July to Sep 1906, registered at East Grinstead District, Sussex, ref: 1906 Q3. She was the daughter of Thomas Frederick Payne, railway carrier and Ann Elizabeth Payne [Moon]. She was born 1883 at High Street, East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 29th Jul 1883 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, son of Thomas Frederick Payne (greengrocer) and Ann Elizabeth Payne
 
Generation No. 2
2. William Henry Chesson, bricklayer was the son of (4) Obediah Chesson, bricklayer and (5) Sophia Chesson [Firminger]. He was born 1854 at Cowden, Kent; died Oct to Dec 1943, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1943 Q4
He married Elizabeth Huggett on 17th Jul 1875 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex. She was the daughter of James Huggett, road labourer and Ann Huggett [Baker]. She was born 1848 at East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 2nd Feb 1848 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex; died Apr to June 1929, registered at East Grinstead District, Sussex, ref: 1929 Q2. They had the following children:
iAnnie Sophia who was born 4th Jun 1876 Cowden, Kent; died July to Sep 1971, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1971 Q3
iiSidney William who was born 1877 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 25th Nov 1877 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex; died Jan to Mar 1961, registered at Tonbridge District, Kent, ref: 1961 Q1
iiiPercy who was born Jan to Mar 1879 Cowden, Kent; died 29th May 1964 Bournemouth, Dorset
ivReginald who was born July to Sep 1881 Cowden, Kent
vFlora who was born Apr to June 1884 Cemetery Road, East Grinstead, Sussex, twin; christened 29th Jun 1884 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex; died Aug 1885 Cemetery Road, East Grinstead, Sussex; buried 4th Aug 1885 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
viJohn Evelyn who was born Apr to June 1884 Cemetery Road, East Grinstead, Sussex, twin; christened 29th Jun 1884 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex; died Mar 1887 New Churchland Road, East Grinstead, Sussex; buried 14th Mar 1887 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
 
3. Elizabeth Chesson [Huggett] was the daughter of (6) James Huggett, road labourer and (7) Ann Huggett [Baker]. She was born 1848 at East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 2nd Feb 1848 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex; died Apr to June 1929, registered at East Grinstead District, Sussex, ref: 1929 Q2
She married William Henry Chesson on 17th Jul 1875 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex. He was the son of Obediah Chesson, bricklayer and Sophia Chesson [Firminger]. He was born 1854 at Cowden, Kent; died Oct to Dec 1943, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1943 Q4. They had the following children:
iAnnie Sophia who was born 4th Jun 1876 Cowden, Kent; died July to Sep 1971, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1971 Q3
iiSidney William who was born 1877 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 25th Nov 1877 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex; died Jan to Mar 1961, registered at Tonbridge District, Kent, ref: 1961 Q1
iiiPercy who was born Jan to Mar 1879 Cowden, Kent; died 29th May 1964 Bournemouth, Dorset
ivReginald who was born July to Sep 1881 Cowden, Kent
vFlora who was born Apr to June 1884 Cemetery Road, East Grinstead, Sussex, twin; christened 29th Jun 1884 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex; died Aug 1885 Cemetery Road, East Grinstead, Sussex; buried 4th Aug 1885 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
viJohn Evelyn who was born Apr to June 1884 Cemetery Road, East Grinstead, Sussex, twin; christened 29th Jun 1884 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex; died Mar 1887 New Churchland Road, East Grinstead, Sussex; buried 14th Mar 1887 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
 
Generation No. 3
4. Obediah Chesson, bricklayer was the son of (8) Obediah Chesson and (9) Sophia Chesson [Clifton]. He was born 1828 at Cowden, Kent; christened 22nd Jun 1828 at St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent
He married Sophia Firminger on July to Sep 1853, registered at St. Margaret District, Westminster, ref: 1853 Q3 Vol 1a Page 516. She was born 1833 at Cowden, Kent. They had the following children:
iWilliam Henry who was born 1854 Cowden, Kent; died Oct to Dec 1943, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1943 Q4
iiCharles Thomas who was born 1858 Cowden, Kent
 
5. Sophia Chesson [Firminger] She was born 1833 at Cowden, Kent
She married Obediah Chesson on July to Sep 1853, registered at St. Margaret District, Westminster, ref: 1853 Q3 Vol 1a Page 516. He was the son of Obediah Chesson and Sophia Chesson [Clifton]. He was born 1828 at Cowden, Kent; christened 22nd Jun 1828 at St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent. They had the following children:
iWilliam Henry who was born 1854 Cowden, Kent; died Oct to Dec 1943, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1943 Q4
iiCharles Thomas who was born 1858 Cowden, Kent
 
6. James Huggett, labourer and sexton was the son of (10) John Huggett, sawyer and (11) Mary Huggett [Pocock]. He was born 1817 at East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 28th Oct 1817 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex; died 6th Jan 1887 at East Grinstead, Sussex; buried 12th Jan 1887 at Queens Road Cemetry, East Grinstead, Sussex
He had a relationship with Ann Baker, Ann Baker. She was born 1821 at Lingfield, Surrey, daughter of Joseph and Mary Baker; christened 29th Apr 1821 at St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Lingfield, Surrey; died Apr 1894 at East Grinstead, Sussex; buried 14th Apr 1894 at Queens Road Cemetry, East Grinstead, Sussex. They had the following children:
iEliza who was born 1843 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 1st May 1843 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, christebed as Eliza Baker; died July to Sep 1923, registered at East Grinstead District, Sussex, ref: 1923 Q3; buried July to Sep 1923 Queens Road Cemetry, East Grinstead, Sussex
He married Ann Baker on 28th Oct 1844 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex. She was born 1821 at Lingfield, Surrey, daughter of Joseph and Mary Baker; christened 29th Apr 1821 at St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Lingfield, Surrey; died Apr 1894 at East Grinstead, Sussex; buried 14th Apr 1894 at Queens Road Cemetry, East Grinstead, Sussex. They had the following children:
iMary Ann who was born c Dec 1844 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 8th Dec 1844 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex; died Apr 1872 East Grinstead, Sussex; buried 5th Apr 1872 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
iiElizabeth who was born 1848 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 2nd Feb 1848 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex; died Apr to June 1929, registered at East Grinstead District, Sussex, ref: 1929 Q2
iiiJames who was born 1850 Ashurstwood, Sussex; christened 21st Apr 1850 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex; died Sep 1884 East Grinstead, Sussex; buried 23rd Sep 1884 Queens Road Cemetry, East Grinstead, Sussex
ivWilliam who was born 1852 Ashurstwood, Sussex; christened 12th Sep 1852 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex; died 1901 to 1911
vSarah who was born 1855 Felbridge, Surrey; christened 8th Apr 1855 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex; died Dec 1857 Felbridge, Surrey; buried 23rd Dec 1857 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
viEllen who was born 1857 Felbridge, Surrey; christened 4th Oct 1857 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex; died Feb 1863 Felbridge, Surrey; buried 19th Feb 1863 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
viiArthur who was born 1861 Felbridge, Surrey; christened 17th Feb 1861 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex; died 14th Apr 1945 Newlands Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
viiiAllan who was born 1863 Felbridge, Surrey; christened 26th Apr 1863 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex; died 14th May 1946 Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead, Sussex
 
7. Ann Huggett [Baker] She was born 1821 at Lingfield, Surrey, daughter of Joseph and Mary Baker; christened 29th Apr 1821 at St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Lingfield, Surrey; died Apr 1894 at East Grinstead, Sussex; buried 14th Apr 1894 at Queens Road Cemetry, East Grinstead, Sussex
She had a relationship with James Huggett, James Huggett. He was the son of John Huggett, sawyer and Mary Huggett [Pocock]. He was born 1817 at East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 28th Oct 1817 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex; died 6th Jan 1887 at East Grinstead, Sussex; buried 12th Jan 1887 at Queens Road Cemetry, East Grinstead, Sussex. They had the following children:
iEliza who was born 1843 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 1st May 1843 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, christebed as Eliza Baker; died July to Sep 1923, registered at East Grinstead District, Sussex, ref: 1923 Q3; buried July to Sep 1923 Queens Road Cemetry, East Grinstead, Sussex
She married James Huggett on 28th Oct 1844 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex. He was the son of John Huggett, sawyer and Mary Huggett [Pocock]. He was born 1817 at East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 28th Oct 1817 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex; died 6th Jan 1887 at East Grinstead, Sussex; buried 12th Jan 1887 at Queens Road Cemetry, East Grinstead, Sussex. They had the following children:
iMary Ann who was born c Dec 1844 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 8th Dec 1844 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex; died Apr 1872 East Grinstead, Sussex; buried 5th Apr 1872 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
iiElizabeth who was born 1848 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 2nd Feb 1848 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex; died Apr to June 1929, registered at East Grinstead District, Sussex, ref: 1929 Q2
iiiJames who was born 1850 Ashurstwood, Sussex; christened 21st Apr 1850 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex; died Sep 1884 East Grinstead, Sussex; buried 23rd Sep 1884 Queens Road Cemetry, East Grinstead, Sussex
ivWilliam who was born 1852 Ashurstwood, Sussex; christened 12th Sep 1852 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex; died 1901 to 1911
vSarah who was born 1855 Felbridge, Surrey; christened 8th Apr 1855 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex; died Dec 1857 Felbridge, Surrey; buried 23rd Dec 1857 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
viEllen who was born 1857 Felbridge, Surrey; christened 4th Oct 1857 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex; died Feb 1863 Felbridge, Surrey; buried 19th Feb 1863 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
viiArthur who was born 1861 Felbridge, Surrey; christened 17th Feb 1861 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex; died 14th Apr 1945 Newlands Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
viiiAllan who was born 1863 Felbridge, Surrey; christened 26th Apr 1863 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex; died 14th May 1946 Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead, Sussex
 
Generation No. 4
8. Obadiah Chesson was the son of (12) John Chesson and (13) Ann (Nanny) Chesson [Brooks]. He was born 26th Aug 1797 at Pevensey, Sussex; christened 15th Oct 1797 at Pevensey, Sussex
He married Sophia Clifton on 10th Apr 1820 at St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent. She was born 1799 at Cowden, Kent. They had the following children:
iDavid who was born 1821 Cowden, Kent; christened 28th Jan 1821 St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent; died Sep 1850 Cowden, Kent; buried 27th Sep 1850 St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent
iiJohn who was born 1823 Cowden, Kent; christened 1st Jun 1823 St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent
iiiElizabeth who was born 1825 Cowden, Kent; christened 9th Oct 1825 St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent
ivObediah who was born 1828 Cowden, Kent; christened 22nd Jun 1828 St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent
vSophia who was born 1831 Cowden, Kent; christened 22nd Jun 1831 St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent
viAnn who was born 1834 Cowden, Kent; christened 11th May 1834 St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent; died Jul 1850 Cowden, Kent; buried 28th Jul 1850 St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent
viiThomas who was born 1834 Cowden, Kent; christened 11th May 1834 St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent; died Jun 1834 Cowden, Kent; buried 24th Jun 1834 St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent
viiiHannah who was born 1837 Cowden, Kent; christened 14th May 1837 St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent
ixWilliam who was born 1840 Cowden, Kent; christened 28th Jun 1840 St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent; died Jul 1886 Cowden, Kent; buried 28th Jul 1886 St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent
xThomas who was born 1844 Cowden, Kent; christened 28th Jul 1844 St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent
 
9. Sophia Chesson [Clifton] She was born 1799 at Cowden, Kent
She married Obediah Chesson on 10th Apr 1820 at St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent. He was the son of John Chesson and Ann (Nanny) Chesson [Brooks]. He was born 26th Aug 1797 at Pevensey, Sussex; christened 15th Oct 1797 at Pevensey, Sussex. They had the following children:
iDavid who was born 1821 Cowden, Kent; christened 28th Jan 1821 St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent; died Sep 1850 Cowden, Kent; buried 27th Sep 1850 St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent
iiJohn who was born 1823 Cowden, Kent; christened 1st Jun 1823 St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent
iiiElizabeth who was born 1825 Cowden, Kent; christened 9th Oct 1825 St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent
ivObediah who was born 1828 Cowden, Kent; christened 22nd Jun 1828 St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent
vSophia who was born 1831 Cowden, Kent; christened 22nd Jun 1831 St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent
viAnn who was born 1834 Cowden, Kent; christened 11th May 1834 St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent; died Jul 1850 Cowden, Kent; buried 28th Jul 1850 St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent
viiThomas who was born 1834 Cowden, Kent; christened 11th May 1834 St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent; died Jun 1834 Cowden, Kent; buried 24th Jun 1834 St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent
viiiHannah who was born 1837 Cowden, Kent; christened 14th May 1837 St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent
ixWilliam who was born 1840 Cowden, Kent; christened 28th Jun 1840 St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent; died Jul 1886 Cowden, Kent; buried 28th Jul 1886 St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent
xThomas who was born 1844 Cowden, Kent; christened 28th Jul 1844 St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent
 
10. John Huggett, sawyer was the son of (14) John Huggett and (15) Sarah Huggett [Gardner]. He was born 1773 at East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 18th Apr 1773 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex; died 2nd Jul 1859 at Ashurstwood, Sussex; buried 6th Jul 1859 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
He married Mary Pocock on 22nd Feb 1795 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex. She was born 1776 at East Grinstead, Sussex, daughter of Henry and Sarah Pocock; christened 25th Feb 1776 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex; died Jan 1837 at East Grinstead, Sussex; buried 14th Jan 1837 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex. They had the following children:
iJohn who was born 1795 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 26th Dec 1795 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex; died 3rd Nov 1880 Ashurstwood, Sussex
iiMary who was born 1798 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 28th Jan 1798 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex; died Jan to Mar 1875, registered at East Grinstead District, Sussex, ref: 1875 Q1
iiiSarah who was born 1800 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 15th Jun 1800 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
ivWilliam who was born 1802 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 12th Dec 1802 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex; died Jun 1857 Ashurstwood, Sussex; buried 13th Jun 1857 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
vElizabeth who was born 1808 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 27th Mar 1808 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
viBenjamin who was born 1810 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 8th Aug 1810 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex; died 1838 York' prison hulk, Gosport Harbour, Hampshire
viiAnn who was born 1813 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 28th Mar 1813 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex; died Aug 1844 East Grinstead, Sussex; buried 10th Aug 1844 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
viiiGeorge who was born 1816 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 2nd Jun 1816 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex; died 1836 East Grinstead, Sussex; buried 2nd Apr 1836 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
ixJames who was born 1817 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 28th Oct 1817 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex; died 6th Jan 1887 East Grinstead, Sussex; buried 12th Jan 1887 Queens Road Cemetry, East Grinstead, Sussex
 
11. Mary Huggett [Pocock] She was born 1776 at East Grinstead, Sussex, daughter of Henry and Sarah Pocock; christened 25th Feb 1776 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex; died Jan 1837 at East Grinstead, Sussex; buried 14th Jan 1837 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
She married John Huggett on 22nd Feb 1795 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex. He was the son of John Huggett and Sarah Huggett [Gardner]. He was born 1773 at East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 18th Apr 1773 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex; died 2nd Jul 1859 at Ashurstwood, Sussex; buried 6th Jul 1859 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex. They had the following children:
iJohn who was born 1795 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 26th Dec 1795 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex; died 3rd Nov 1880 Ashurstwood, Sussex
iiMary who was born 1798 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 28th Jan 1798 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex; died Jan to Mar 1875, registered at East Grinstead District, Sussex, ref: 1875 Q1
iiiSarah who was born 1800 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 15th Jun 1800 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
ivWilliam who was born 1802 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 12th Dec 1802 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex; died Jun 1857 Ashurstwood, Sussex; buried 13th Jun 1857 Holy Trinity Church, Forest Row, Sussex
vElizabeth who was born 1808 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 27th Mar 1808 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
viBenjamin who was born 1810 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 8th Aug 1810 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex; died 1838 York' prison hulk, Gosport Harbour, Hampshire
viiAnn who was born 1813 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 28th Mar 1813 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex; died Aug 1844 East Grinstead, Sussex; buried 10th Aug 1844 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
viiiGeorge who was born 1816 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 2nd Jun 1816 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex; died 1836 East Grinstead, Sussex; buried 2nd Apr 1836 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
ixJames who was born 1817 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 28th Oct 1817 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex; died 6th Jan 1887 East Grinstead, Sussex; buried 12th Jan 1887 Queens Road Cemetry, East Grinstead, Sussex
 
Generation No. 5
12. John Chesson was the son of (16) John Cheston and (17) Ann Cheston [Tompset]. He was born 1751 at Ticehurst, Sussex; christened 22nd Mar 1751 at St. Mary the Virgin Church, Ticehurst, Sussex; died 1825 at Cowden, Kent, Aged 74 years; buried 8th Apr 1825 at St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent
He married Ann (Nanny) Brooks on 20th Oct 1778 at St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent. She was the daughter of William Brooks and Elizabeth Brooks [Akehurst]. She was born 7th Aug 1757 at Westham, Sussex; christened 21st Aug 1757 at Westham, Sussex; died Dec 1833 at Cowden, Kent, Aged 77 years; buried 24th Dec 1833 at St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent. They had the following children:
iJohn who was born 1779 Westham, Sussex; christened 31st Oct 1779 Westham, Sussex
iiOlly who was born 10th Mar 1782 Westham, Sussex; christened 23rd Mar 1782 Westham, Sussex
iiiHarriett who was born 14th Apr 1785 Pevensey, Sussex; christened 10th Jul 1785 Pevensey, Sussex
ivWilliam who was born 8th Jun 1792 Pevensey, Sussex; christened 8th Jul 1792 Pevensey, Sussex
vJane who was born 12th Jun 1794 Pevensey, Sussex; christened 30th Nov 1794 Pevensey, Sussex
viObadiah who was born 26th Aug 1797 Pevensey, Sussex; christened 15th Oct 1797 Pevensey, Sussex
viiJesse who was born 19th Apr 1800 Westham, Sussex; christened 4th May 1800 Westham, Sussex
 
13. Ann (Nanny) Chesson [Brooks] was the daughter of (18) William Brooks and (19) Elizabeth Brooks [Akehurst]. She was born 7th Aug 1757 at Westham, Sussex; christened 21st Aug 1757 at Westham, Sussex; died Dec 1833 at Cowden, Kent, Aged 77 years; buried 24th Dec 1833 at St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent
She married John Chesson on 20th Oct 1778 at St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent. He was the son of John Cheston and Ann Cheston [Tompset]. He was born 1751 at Ticehurst, Sussex; christened 22nd Mar 1751 at St. Mary the Virgin Church, Ticehurst, Sussex; died 1825 at Cowden, Kent, Aged 74 years; buried 8th Apr 1825 at St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent. They had the following children:
iJohn who was born 1779 Westham, Sussex; christened 31st Oct 1779 Westham, Sussex
iiOlly who was born 10th Mar 1782 Westham, Sussex; christened 23rd Mar 1782 Westham, Sussex
iiiHarriett who was born 14th Apr 1785 Pevensey, Sussex; christened 10th Jul 1785 Pevensey, Sussex
ivWilliam who was born 8th Jun 1792 Pevensey, Sussex; christened 8th Jul 1792 Pevensey, Sussex
vJane who was born 12th Jun 1794 Pevensey, Sussex; christened 30th Nov 1794 Pevensey, Sussex
viObadiah who was born 26th Aug 1797 Pevensey, Sussex; christened 15th Oct 1797 Pevensey, Sussex
viiJesse who was born 19th Apr 1800 Westham, Sussex; christened 4th May 1800 Westham, Sussex
 
14. John Huggett He was born c 1745
He married Sarah Gardner on 18th Jun 1769 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, witness: Thomas Fry. She was born c 1745. They had the following children:
iSarah who was born 1770 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 11th Nov 1770 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
iiJohn who was born 1773 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 18th Apr 1773 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex; died 2nd Jul 1859 Ashurstwood, Sussex; buried 6th Jul 1859 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
iiiWilliam Gardner who was born 1775 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 13th Oct 1775 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
ivMary who was born 1778 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 1st Feb 1778 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
vThomas who was born 1780 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 26th Mar 1780 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
viJames who was born 1782 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 18th Aug 1782 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
viiBenjamin who was born 1784 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 14th Mar 1784 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
viiiCharles who was born 1787 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 16th Feb 1787 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
ixSusannah who was born 1790 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 24th Nov 1790 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
 
15. Sarah Huggett [Gardner] She was born c 1745
She married John Huggett on 18th Jun 1769 at St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex, witness: Thomas Fry. He was born c 1745. They had the following children:
iSarah who was born 1770 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 11th Nov 1770 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
iiJohn who was born 1773 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 18th Apr 1773 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex; died 2nd Jul 1859 Ashurstwood, Sussex; buried 6th Jul 1859 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
iiiWilliam Gardner who was born 1775 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 13th Oct 1775 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
ivMary who was born 1778 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 1st Feb 1778 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
vThomas who was born 1780 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 26th Mar 1780 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
viJames who was born 1782 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 18th Aug 1782 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
viiBenjamin who was born 1784 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 14th Mar 1784 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
viiiCharles who was born 1787 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 16th Feb 1787 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
ixSusannah who was born 1790 East Grinstead, Sussex; christened 24th Nov 1790 St Swithin Parish Church, East Grinstead, Sussex
 
Generation No. 6
16. John Cheston He was born c 1725
He married Ann Tompset on 5th Jun 1750 at St. Mary the Virgin Church, Ticehurst, Sussex. She was born c 1725. They had the following children:
iJohn who was born 1751 Ticehurst, Sussex; christened 22nd Mar 1751 St. Mary the Virgin Church, Ticehurst, Sussex; died 1825 Cowden, Kent, Aged 74 years; buried 8th Apr 1825 St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent
iiAnn who was born 1753 Ticehurst, Sussex; christened 26th Sep 1753 St. Mary the Virgin Church, Ticehurst, Sussex
iiiMary who was born 1758 Ticehurst, Sussex; christened 25th Apr 1758 St. Mary the Virgin Church, Ticehurst, Sussex
 
17. Ann Cheston [Tompset] She was born c 1725
She married John Cheston on 5th Jun 1750 at St. Mary the Virgin Church, Ticehurst, Sussex. He was born c 1725. They had the following children:
iJohn who was born 1751 Ticehurst, Sussex; christened 22nd Mar 1751 St. Mary the Virgin Church, Ticehurst, Sussex; died 1825 Cowden, Kent, Aged 74 years; buried 8th Apr 1825 St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent
iiAnn who was born 1753 Ticehurst, Sussex; christened 26th Sep 1753 St. Mary the Virgin Church, Ticehurst, Sussex
iiiMary who was born 1758 Ticehurst, Sussex; christened 25th Apr 1758 St. Mary the Virgin Church, Ticehurst, Sussex
 
18. William Brooks He was born c 1725
He married Elizabeth Akehurst on 7th Apr 1751 at Westham, Sussex. She was born 1729 at Westham, Sussex, daughter of Samuel and Mary Akehurst; christened 3rd Aug 1729 at Westham, Sussex. They had the following children:
iMary who was born 15th May 1752 Westham, Sussex; christened 31st May 1752 Westham, Sussex
iiElizabeth who was born 25th Feb 1755 Westham, Sussex; christened 16th Mar 1755 Westham, Sussex
iiiAnn (Nanny) who was born 7th Aug 1757 Westham, Sussex; christened 21st Aug 1757 Westham, Sussex; died Dec 1833 Cowden, Kent, Aged 77 years; buried 24th Dec 1833 St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent
ivJohn who was born 1st Mar 1761 Westham, Sussex; christened 2nd Mar 1761 Westham, Sussex
vWilliam who was born 23rd Mar 1764 Westham, Sussex; christened 8th Apr 1764 Westham, Sussex
 
19. Elizabeth Brooks [Akehurst] She was born 1729 at Westham, Sussex, daughter of Samuel and Mary Akehurst; christened 3rd Aug 1729 at Westham, Sussex
She married William Brooks on 7th Apr 1751 at Westham, Sussex. He was born c 1725. They had the following children:
iMary who was born 15th May 1752 Westham, Sussex; christened 31st May 1752 Westham, Sussex
iiElizabeth who was born 25th Feb 1755 Westham, Sussex; christened 16th Mar 1755 Westham, Sussex
iiiAnn (Nanny) who was born 7th Aug 1757 Westham, Sussex; christened 21st Aug 1757 Westham, Sussex; died Dec 1833 Cowden, Kent, Aged 77 years; buried 24th Dec 1833 St. Mary Magdalene, Cowden, Kent
ivJohn who was born 1st Mar 1761 Westham, Sussex; christened 2nd Mar 1761 Westham, Sussex
vWilliam who was born 23rd Mar 1764 Westham, Sussex; christened 8th Apr 1764 Westham, Sussex
 

The Weald is at  Database version 13.7 which has ongoing updates to the 393,490 people; 9,000 places; 613 maps; 3,308 pictures, engravings and photographs; and 248 books loaded in the previous version

Fasthosts web site  
ODNB  
British Libarary  
High Weald  
Sussex Family History Group  
Sussex Record Society  
Sussex Archaeological Society  
Kent Archaeological Society  
Mid Kent Marriages  
Ancestry  
Genes Reunited  
International Genealogical Index  
National Archives  

Top
of the
page