The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Descendant's report for Thomas Mepham, son of Stephen Mepham and Sarah Mepham [Richards]
Generation No. 1
  1. Thomas Mepham was the son of Stephen Mepham and Sarah Mepham [Richards]. He was born 1734 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 15th Apr 1734 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of Stephen Mepham and Sarah Mepham
  He married Sarah Richardson on 1st Jun 1762 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. She was born c 1740; died Jan 1790 at Rotherfield, Sussex, wife of Thomas; buried 10th Jan 1790 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iJohn who was born 1763 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 9th Oct 1763 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of Thomas Mepham and Sarah Mepham
  iiSarah who was born 1765 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Jun 1765 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Mepham and Sarah Mepham
2 iiiAnn who was born 1767 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 10th May 1767 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Mepham and Sarah Mepham
  ivMary who was born 1769 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 12th Nov 1769 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Mepham and Sarah Mepham; died Oct 1828 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 57 years; buried 21st Oct 1828 Rotherfield, Sussex
  vThomas who was born 1771 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 25th Aug 1771 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of Thomas Mepham and Sarah Mepham; died Oct 1802 Rotherfield, Sussex; buried 18th Oct 1802 Rotherfield, Sussex
  viBetty who was born 1774 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 6th Feb 1774 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Mepham and Sarah Mepham
3 viiSteven who was born 1776 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 21st Apr 1776 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of Thomas Mepham and Sarah Mepham; died Mar 1855 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 79 years; buried 24th Mar 1855 Rotherfield, Sussex
  viiiWilliam who was born 1779 at Rotherfield, Sussex; died Feb 1779 Rotherfield, Sussex, son of Thomas and Sarah; buried 5th Feb 1779 Rotherfield, Sussex
  ixBenjamin who was born 1781 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 21st Jan 1781 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of Thomas Mepham and Sarah Mepham
   
Generation No. 2
  2. Ann Mepham was the daughter of Thomas Mepham and Sarah Mepham [Richardson]. She was born 1767 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 10th May 1767 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Thomas Mepham and Sarah Mepham
  iElizabeth who was born 1790 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 9th May 1790 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, baseborn daughter of Ann Mepham
4 iiWilliam who was born 1792 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 5th Feb 1792 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, baseborn son of Ann Mepham; died Jul 1882 Fletching, Sussex, aged 90 years; buried 16th Jul 1882 Fletching, Sussex
   
  3. Steven Mepham, sawyer was the son of Thomas Mepham and Sarah Mepham [Richardson]. He was born 1776 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 21st Apr 1776 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of Thomas Mepham and Sarah Mepham; died Mar 1855 at Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 79 years; buried 24th Mar 1855 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  He married Charity Vinall on 30th Apr 1804 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex. She was born 1788 at Fletching, Sussex; died Feb 1866 at Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 77 years; buried 10th Feb 1866 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
5 iStephen who was born 1806 at Fletching, Sussex; christened 11th May 1806 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of Stephen Meopham and Charilty Meopham; died Oct 1869 Crowborough, Sussex, aged 62 years; buried 3rd Oct 1869 Withyham, Sussex
  iiJames who was born 1808 at Fletching, Sussex; christened 29th May 1808 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of Stephen Meopham and Charilty Meopham; died May 1817 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 9 years, son of Stephen and Charity; buried 20th May 1817 Rotherfield, Sussex
  iiiCharlotte who was born 1809 at Fletching, Sussex; christened 25th Dec 1809 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of Stephen Meopham and Charilty Meopham; died Apr 1857 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 46 years; buried 5th Apr 1857 Rotherfield, Sussex
6 ivHarriett who was born 1811 at Fletching, Sussex; christened 6th Oct 1811 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of Stephen Meopham and Charilty Meopham; died May 1869 Frant, Sussex, aged 55 years; buried 16th May 1869 Frant, Sussex
  vThomas who was born 1813 at Fletching, Sussex; christened 30th May 1813 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of Stephen Mepham (labourer) and Charity Mepham; died Oct 1816 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 3 years, son of Stephen; buried 13th Oct 1816 Rotherfield, Sussex
  viWilliam who was born 6th Sep 1814 at Fletching, Sussex; christened 23rd Oct 1814 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of Stephen Mepham (labourer) and Charity Mepham; died Jan 1815 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 3 months, son of Stephen; buried 15th Jan 1815 Rotherfield, Sussex
  viiJonathan who was born 1st Nov 1816 at Fletching, Sussex; christened 26th Oct 1817 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of Stephen Mepham (sawyer) and Charity Mepham; died Mar 1818 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 1 year, son of Stephen; buried 31st Mar 1818 Rotherfield, Sussex
  viiiBenjamin who was born c 1820 at Sussex
  ixJohn who was born 1826 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 26th Nov 1826 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of Stephen Mepham (labourer) and Charity Mepham
  xJohn who was born 1827 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 25th Nov 1827 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of Stephen Mepham (labourer) and Charity Mepham
7 xiSarah who was born 13th Jul 1828 at Catts, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 7th Jun 1829 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Stephen Meopham (labourer) and Charilty Meopham
  xiiLouisa who was born 1831 at Rotherfield, Sussex; died Mar 1832 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 4 months, daughter of Stephen and Charity; buried 18th Mar 1832 Rotherfield, Sussex
   
Generation No. 3
  4. William Mepham, farm labourer was the son of N/K and Ann Mepham. He was born 1792 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 5th Feb 1792 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, baseborn son of Ann Mepham; died Jul 1882 at Fletching, Sussex, aged 90 years; buried 16th Jul 1882 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
  He married Jane Brooker on 11th Apr 1819 at Wivelsfield, Sussex. She was born 1790 at Wivelsfield, Sussex; died May 1862 at Fletching, Sussex, aged 72 years; buried 23rd May 1862 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex. They had the following children:
8 iHarriett who was born 1822 at Netherhall, Fletching, Sussex; christened 8th Sep 1822 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of William Mepham (labourer) and Jane Mepham
9 iiEliza who was born 1825 at Netherhall, Fletching, Sussex; christened 20th Nov 1825 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of William Mepham (labourer) and Jane Mepham; died 23rd Sep 1908 Fletching, Sussex; buried after 23rd Sep 1908 Fletching, Sussex, Grave No. 471
  iiiCharles who was born 1828 at Netherhall, Fletching, Sussex; christened 13th Apr 1828 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of William Mepham (labourer) and Jane Mepham
   
  5. Stephen Meopham was the son of Steven Mepham, sawyer and Charity Meopham [Vinall]. He was born 1806 at Fletching, Sussex; christened 11th May 1806 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, son of Stephen Meopham and Charilty Meopham; died Oct 1869 at Crowborough, Sussex, aged 62 years; buried 3rd Oct 1869 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  He married Jane Fermor on 13th Dec 1830 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. She was born 22nd Aug 1813 at Rotherfield, Sussex, natural daughter; christened 14th Nov 1813 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iCharlotte who was born 10th Apr 1831 at Crowborough Cross, Crowborough, Sussex; christened 8th May 1831 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Stephen Meopham (labourer) and Jane Meopham; died 1846 Crowborough, Sussex, aged 15 years; buried 4th Feb 1846 Withyham, Sussex
10 iiLouisa who was born 1832 at Crowborough, Sussex; christened 16th Dec 1832 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Stephen Meopham (labourer) and Jane Meopham
  iiiStephen who was born 1834 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 13th Jul 1834 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of Stephen Mepham (labourer) and Jane Mepham; died 1849 Crowborough, Sussex, aged 15 years; buried 15th Mar 1849 Withyham, Sussex
11 ivJames who was born 1839 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 17th Nov 1839 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of Stephen Mepham (labourer) and Jane Mepham
  vJane who was born 1843 at St. John's, Crowborough, Sussex; christened 28th May 1843 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of Stephen Mepham (labourer) and Jane Mepham; died 1861 Crowborough, Sussex, aged 18 years; buried 1st Jun 1861 Withyham, Sussex
  viMargaret who was born 1845 at St. John's, Crowborough, Sussex; christened 31st Aug 1845 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of Stephen Mepham (labourer) and Jane Mepham; died 1855 Crowborough, Sussex, aged 9 years; buried 7th Apr 1855 Withyham, Sussex
12 viiJohn who was born 1851 at St. John's, Crowborough, Sussex; christened 30th Mar 1851 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of Stephen Mepham (labourer) and Jane Mepham
  viiiBenjamin who was born 1855 at St. John's, Crowborough, Sussex; christened 28th Jan 1855 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of Stephen Mepham (sawyer) and Jane Mepham
   
  6. Harriett Pavey [Meopham] was the daughter of Steven Mepham, sawyer and Charity Meopham [Vinall]. She was born 1811 at Fletching, Sussex; christened 6th Oct 1811 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of Stephen Meopham and Charilty Meopham; died May 1869 at Frant, Sussex, aged 55 years; buried 16th May 1869 at St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
  She married John Pavey, sawyer on 21st May 1835 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. He was born 30th Oct 1813 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 21st Nov 1813 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of David Pavey (labourer) and Elizabeth Pavey; died Jun 1871 at Frant, Sussex, aged 58 years; buried 29th Jun 1871 at St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex. They had the following children:
13 iWilliam who was born c Oct 1835 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 1st Nov 1835 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex, son of John Pavey (labourer) and Harriet Pavey; died 20th Jan 1917 Hampshire, Probate 4 Feb to Percival Pavey
14 iiIden who was born 1837 at Catts, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Apr 1837 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of John Pavey (labourer) and Harriet Pavey
15 iiiPhillemon Thomas who was born 27th Oct 1842 at Catts, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 5th Feb 1843 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of John Pavey (labourer) and Harriet Pavey
16 ivZelinda who was born 8th Mar 1848 at Maynards Gate, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 10th Apr 1848 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of John Pavey (labourer) and Harriet Pavey
   
  7. Sarah Banks [Meopham] was the daughter of Steven Mepham, sawyer and Charity Meopham [Vinall]. She was born 13th Jul 1828 at Catts, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 7th Jun 1829 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Stephen Meopham (labourer) and Charilty Meopham
  iAnn who was born c 1851 at Townrow, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 1st Jul 1855 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Sarah Meopham (singlewoman)
17 iiWilliam who was born 1853 at Townrow, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 1st Jul 1855 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of Sarah Meopham (singlewoman)
18 iiiMary Ann who was born 1855 at Townrow, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 1st Jul 1855 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Sarah Meopham (singlewoman)
  ivHenry who was born 1864 at Catts, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 11th Jun 1871 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of Sarah Meopham (single woman)
19 vEsther who was born 1865 at Catts, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 11th Jun 1871 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Sarah Meopham (single woman)
  She married James Banks, hay trusser on 21st May 1870 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. He was born 1826 at Wye, Kent, Son of Stepehen Banks. They had the following children:
20 iEmily Jane who was born 1871 at Rotherfield, Sussex; died 1896 Lewes, Sussex, Aged 26 years
   
Generation No. 4
  8. Harriett Jillett [Mepham] was the daughter of William Mepham, farm labourer and Jane Mepham [Brooker]. She was born 1822 at Netherhall, Fletching, Sussex; christened 8th Sep 1822 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of William Mepham (labourer) and Jane Mepham
  iEsther who was born 1842 at Fletching, Sussex; christened 9th Jan 1842 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of Harriett Mepham (single woman)
  She married Thomas Jillet, farm labourer on c 1845. He was born 1817 at Fletching, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iCharles who was born 1846 at Fletching, Sussex
  iiWilliam who was born 1848 at Fletching, Sussex
  iiiSpencer who was born May 1850 at Fletching, Sussex
   
  9. Eliza Stevenson [Mepham] was the daughter of William Mepham, farm labourer and Jane Mepham [Brooker]. She was born 1825 at Netherhall, Fletching, Sussex; christened 20th Nov 1825 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of William Mepham (labourer) and Jane Mepham; died 23rd Sep 1908 at Fletching, Sussex; buried after 23rd Sep 1908 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, Grave No. 471
  She married William Stevenson, farm labourer on 1st Sep 1845 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex. He was born 8th Sep 1818 at Fletching, Sussex; christened 4th Oct 1818 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex; died 10th Sep 1891 at Fletching, Sussex; buried after 10th Sep 1891 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, Grave No. 471. They had the following children:
21 iWilliam Charles who was born 1864 at Fletching, Sussex; christened 6th Nov 1864 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex; died 17th Feb 1910 Fletching, Sussex; buried after 17th Feb 1910 Fletching, Sussex, Grave No. 463
   
  10. Louisa Avis [Mepham] was the daughter of Stephen Meopham and Jane Mepham [Fermor]. She was born 1832 at Crowborough, Sussex; christened 16th Dec 1832 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Stephen Meopham (labourer) and Jane Meopham
  She married Frederick Avis, bricklayer on 28th Aug 1853 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. He was born 1829 at Brighton, Sussex; christened 10th Apr 1829 at Brighton, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iEllin who was born 1855 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 8th Apr 1855 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
22 iiObadiah who was born 1857 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 1st Nov 1857 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  iiiMargaret who was born 1859 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 30th Oct 1859 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
23 ivLouisa who was born 1861 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 12th Oct 1862 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  vMary Jane who was born 1864 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 12th Feb 1865 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
24 viFrederick who was born 1866 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 14th Oct 1866 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  viiEdith who was born 1870 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 27th Nov 1870 St. John's Chapel, Withyham, Sussex
  viiiAlice who was born 1872 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 7th Apr 1872 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
25 ixEmily who was born 1873 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 28th Dec 1873 St. John's Chapel, Withyham, Sussex; died 15th Nov 1964
   
  11. James Mepham, farm labourer was the son of Stephen Meopham and Jane Mepham [Fermor]. He was born 1839 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 17th Nov 1839 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of Stephen Mepham (labourer) and Jane Mepham
  He married Harriet Smithers on 28th Jul 1867 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. She was born 1845 at Withyham, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iPeter who was born 1869 at Crowborough, Sussex; christened 11th Jul 1869 St. John's Chapel, Withyham, Sussex, son of James Mepham (labourer) and Harriet Mepham
  iiEphraim who was born 1873 at Withyham, Sussex
  iiiEbenezer who was born 1879 at Withyham, Sussex
  ivStephen who was born 1883 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 17th Jun 1883 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of James Mepham (labourer) and Harriet Mepham
  vJesse who was born 1886 at Withyham, Sussex
   
  12. John Mepham, farm labourer was the son of Stephen Meopham and Jane Mepham [Fermor]. He was born 1851 at St. John's, Crowborough, Sussex; christened 30th Mar 1851 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex, son of Stephen Mepham (labourer) and Jane Mepham
  iAmos who was born 1869 at Crowborough, Sussex; christened 7th Mar 1869 St. John's Chapel, Withyham, Sussex, son of John Mepham (labourer) and Ellen Mepham
  He married Ellen Crittle on 3rd Jan 1869 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. She was born 23rd Oct 1850 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 6th Apr 1851 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iElizabeth Laura who was born 1871 at Crowborough, Sussex; christened 29th Jan 1871 St. John's Chapel, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of John Mepham (labourer) and Ellen Mepham
  iiAlbert who was born 1873 at Crowborough, Sussex; christened 29th Jun 1873 St. John's Chapel, Withyham, Sussex, son of John Mepham (labourer) and Ellen Mepham
  iiiCharles who was born 1875 at Crowborough, Sussex; christened 28th Nov 1875 St. John's Chapel, Withyham, Sussex, son of John Mepham (labourer) and Ellen Mepham
  ivGeorge Thomas who was born 1876 at Crowborough, Sussex; christened 24th Dec 1876 St. John's Chapel, Withyham, Sussex, son of John Mepham (labourer) and Ellen Mepham
  vEllen who was born 25th Jan 1878 at Crowborough, Sussex; christened 21st Mar 1878 St. John's Chapel, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of John Mepham (labourer) and Ellen Mepham
  viMargaret Edith who was born 12th Jun 1879 at Crowborough, Sussex; christened 13th Oct 1879 St. John's Chapel, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of John Mepham (labourer) and Ellen Mepham
  viiSally who was born 14th Aug 1880 at Crowborough, Sussex; christened 31st Oct 1880 St. John's Chapel, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of John Mepham (labourer) and Ellen Mepham
  viiiAlfred who was born 1883 at Crowborough, Sussex; christened 28th Oct 1883 St. John's Chapel, Withyham, Sussex, son of John Mepham (labourer) and Ellen Mepham
  ixMinnie who was born 1885 at Crowborough, Sussex; christened 30th Aug 1885 St. John's Chapel, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of John Mepham (labourer) and Ellen Mepham
  xFreda Lily who was born 1888 at Crowborough, Sussex; christened 12th Feb 1888 St. John's Chapel, Withyham, Sussex, daughter of John Mepham (labourer) and Ellen Mepham
  xiRichard who was born 1890 at Crowborough, Sussex; christened 29th Jun 1890 St. John's Chapel, Withyham, Sussex, son of John Mepham (labourer) and Ellen Mepham
  xiiJohn Frank Ebton who was born 1893 at Crowborough, Sussex; christened 5th Nov 1893 St. John's Chapel, Withyham, Sussex, son of John Mepham (labourer) and Ellen Mepham
   
  13. William Pavey, farmer was the son of John Pavey, sawyer and Harriett Pavey [Meopham]. He was born c Oct 1835 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 1st Nov 1835 at St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, Sussex, son of John Pavey (labourer) and Harriet Pavey; died 20th Jan 1917 at Whitway Burghclere, Hampshire, Probate 4 Feb to Percival Pavey
  He married (1) Lydia Mapham on Apr to June 1856, registered at Ticehurst District, Sussex, ref: 1856 Q2 Vol 2b Page 120. She was born 1828 at Egham, Surrey; died Aug 1887 at Falmer, Sussex, aged 62 years; buried 1st Aug 1887 at St Lawrence, Falmer, Sussex
  He married (2) Florence Mapham on Oct to Dec 1888, registered at Lewes District, Sussex, ref: 1888 Q4 Vol 2b Page 371. She was born 1864 at Egham, Surrey. They had the following children:
  iLydia who was born 1889 at Falmer, Sussex
  iiJohn who was born 1892 at Falmer, Sussex
  iiiThomas who was born 1897 at Falmer, Sussex
  He married (3) Ada Allen on Oct to Dec 1901, registered at Newhaven District, Sussex, ref: 1901 Q4 Vol 2b Page 452. She was born 1864 at Alton, Hampshire. They had the following children:
  iPercival who was born 1904 at Patcham, Sussex
  iiLeslie Claude who was born 1906 at Patcham, Sussex
   
  14. Iden Pavey, grocer was the son of John Pavey, sawyer and Harriett Pavey [Meopham]. He was born 1837 at Catts, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 2nd Apr 1837 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of John Pavey (labourer) and Harriet Pavey
  He married Susan Filmer Sanders on Apr to June 1860, registered at Milton District, Kent, ref: 1869 Q2 Vol 2a Page 935. She was born 1838 at Sittingbourne, Kent. They had the following children:
  iHarriett Charlotte who was born 1863 at Brighton, Sussex
  iiSusan Sanders who was born 1864 at Brighton, Sussex
  iiiKeturah Jane who was born 1865 at Brighton, Sussex
  ivIden William who was born 1866 at Brighton, Sussex
  vMabel Lydia who was born 1869 at Brighton, Sussex
  viBertie Edward who was born 1871 at Brighton, Sussex
   
  15. Phillemon Thomas Pavey, farmer was the son of John Pavey, sawyer and Harriett Pavey [Meopham]. He was born 27th Oct 1842 at Catts, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 5th Feb 1843 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of John Pavey (labourer) and Harriet Pavey
  He married Esther Maynard on Jan to Mar 1863, registered at Tonbridge District, Kent, ref: 1863 Q1 Vol 2a Page 555. She was born 1841 at Frant, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iGeorge who was born 1877 at Keymer, Sussex
  iiHarriet who was born 1880 at Keymer, Sussex
  iiiN.K. who was born 1881 at Keymer, Sussex
   
  16. Zelinda Budd [Pavey] was the daughter of John Pavey, sawyer and Harriett Pavey [Meopham]. She was born 8th Mar 1848 at Maynards Gate, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 10th Apr 1848 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of John Pavey (labourer) and Harriet Pavey
  She married James Budd on July to Sep 1869, registered at Petersfield District, Hampshire, ref: 1869 Q4 Vol 2c Page 257. He was born c 1845 at Headley, Hampshire
   
  17. William Meopham, farm labourer was the son of N/K and Sarah Banks [Meopham]. He was born 1853 at Townrow, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 1st Jul 1855 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of Sarah Meopham (singlewoman)
  He married Sarah Saunders on Jan to Mar 1877, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1877 Q1 Vol 2b Page 183. She was born 1856 at Crowborough, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iWilliam Thomas who was born Jun 1877 at Mark Cross, Sussex; christened 1st Jul 1877 St. Mark's Church, Mark Cross, Sussex, son of William Mepham (labourer) and Sarah Mepham
  iiSarah Edith who was born 1879 at Harlands Farm, Mark Cross, Sussex; christened 24th Aug 1879 St. Mark's Church, Mark Cross, Sussex, daughter of William Mepham (labourer) and Sarah Mepham
  iiiAmos who was born 1882 at Mark Cross, Sussex; christened 26th Mar 1882 St. Mark's Church, Mark Cross, Sussex, son of William Mepham (labourer) and Sarah Mepham
  ivWalter who was born 1884 at Mark Cross, Sussex; christened 25th Dec 1884 St. Mark's Church, Mark Cross, Sussex, son of William Mepham (labourer) and Sarah Mepham
  vHenry who was born 1887 at Mark Cross, Sussex; christened 2nd Oct 1887 St. Mark's Church, Mark Cross, Sussex, son of William Mepham (labourer) and Sarah Mepham
  viAlfred who was born 1890 at Marlborough Head, Mark Cross, Sussex; christened 1st Jun 1890 St. Mark's Church, Mark Cross, Sussex, son of William Mepham (innkeeper) and Sarah Mepham
  viiEsther who was born 1893 at Catts, Mark Cross, Sussex; christened 13th Aug 1893 St. Mark's Church, Mark Cross, Sussex, daughter of William Mepham (labourer) and Sarah Mepham
  viiiJoseph Samuel who was born 1899 at Rhenhurst Cottage, Mark Cross, Sussex; christened 4th Jun 1899 St. Mark's Church, Mark Cross, Sussex, son of William Mepham (labourer) and Sarah Mepham
   
  18. Mary Ann Saunders [Meopham] was the daughter of N/K and Sarah Banks [Meopham]. She was born 1855 at Townrow, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 1st Jul 1855 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Sarah Meopham (singlewoman)
26 iEdward George who was born 1874 at Mark Cross, Sussex; christened 5th Jul 1874 St. Mark's Church, Mark Cross, Sussex, son of Mary Ann Mepham
  She married George Saunders, farm labourer on 18th Aug 1874 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1874 Q3 Vol 2b Page 181. He was born 1855 at Rotherfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iElizabeth who was born 1876 at Offham, Kent
  iiAlia A who was born 1882 at Mark Cross, Sussex
  iiiThomas F who was born 1887 at Hartfield, Sussex
  ivFrederick H who was born 1890 at Ticehurst, Sussex
   
  19. Esther Wickens [Meopham] was the daughter of N/K and Sarah Banks [Meopham]. She was born 1865 at Catts, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 11th Jun 1871 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of Sarah Meopham (single woman)
  She married Alfred Wickens, butcher on Jan to Mar 1890, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1890 Q1 Vol 2b Page 167. He was born 1859 at Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 13th Mar 1859 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, son of William Wickens (butcher) and Sarah Wickens
   
  20. Emily Jane Groombridge [Banks] was the daughter of James Banks, hay trusser and Sarah Banks [Meopham]. She was born 1871 at Rotherfield, Sussex; died 1896 at Lewes, Sussex, Aged 26 years
  She married William Henry Groombridge, farm labourer on July to Sep 1889, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1889 Q3 Vol 2b Page 193. He was born 1862 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 6th Jul 1862 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iJohn H. who was born 1890 at Rotherfield, Sussex
  iiJames who was born 1892 at Rotherfield, Sussex
   
Generation No. 5
  21. William Charles Stevenson was the son of William Stevenson, farm labourer and Eliza Stevenson [Mepham]. He was born 1864 at Fletching, Sussex; christened 6th Nov 1864 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex; died 17th Feb 1910 at Fletching, Sussex; buried after 17th Feb 1910 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, Grave No. 463
  He married Bertha Louisa on c 1895. She was born 1863; died 28th Mar 1947 at Fletching, Sussex; buried after 28th Mar 1947 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, Grave No. 463
   
  22. Obadiah Avis, bricklayer was the son of Frederick Avis, bricklayer and Louisa Avis [Mepham]. He was born 1857 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 1st Nov 1857 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  He married Eunice Emiline Heasman on 22nd Sep 1880 at St. John's Chapel, Withyham, Sussex. She was born 1861. They had the following children:
  iHarry who was born 1882 at Withyham, Sussex
  iiAlice who was born 1884 at Withyham, Sussex
  iiiEmma who was born 1886 at Withyham, Sussex
   
  23. Louisa Twiner [Avis] was the daughter of Frederick Avis, bricklayer and Louisa Avis [Mepham]. She was born 1861 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 12th Oct 1862 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  She married Thomas Twiner on 25th Feb 1888 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. He was born 1862 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 22nd Jun 1862 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iAlice Louise who was born 1889 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 3rd Mar 1889 St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
   
  24. Frederick Avis, bricklayer was the son of Frederick Avis, bricklayer and Louisa Avis [Mepham]. He was born 1866 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 14th Oct 1866 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex
  He married Sarah Ann Luxford on 19th Jul 1890 at St. Michael's Church, Withyham, Sussex. She was born 1870 at Withyham, Sussex
   
  25. Emily Penfold [Avis] was the daughter of Frederick Avis, bricklayer and Louisa Avis [Mepham]. She was born 1873 at Withyham, Sussex; christened 28th Dec 1873 at St. John's Chapel, Withyham, Sussex; died 15th Nov 1964
  She married Albert Penfold on 14th Aug 1901 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent. He was born 22nd Apr 1877 at Hartfield, Sussex; died 17th Jul 1959. They had the following children:
27 iLouisa Ida Emily who was born 15th Apr 1909 at Haywards Heath, Sussex; died 29th Dec 2001
   
  26. Edward George Mepham, bricklayer's labourer was the son of N/K and Mary Ann Saunders [Meopham]. He was born 1874 at Mark Cross, Sussex; christened 5th Jul 1874 at St. Mark's Church, Mark Cross, Sussex, son of Mary Ann Mepham
  He married Sarah Ann Wickens on Apr to June 1893, registered at Tonbridge District, Kent, ref: 1893 Q2 Vol 2a Page 1171. She was born 10th Jun 1873 at Trenches, Rotherfield, Sussex; christened 10th Aug 1873 at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex, daughter of James Wickens (labourer) and Ellen Wickens. They had the following children:
  iAlice A. who was born 1894 at Speldhurst, Kent
  iiEdward G. who was born 1895 at Speldhurst, Kent
  iiiJames W. who was born 1897 at Speldhurst, Kent
  ivFrances E. who was born 1898 at Speldhurst, Kent
   
Generation No. 6
  27. Louisa Ida Emily Ballard [Penfold] was the daughter of Albert Penfold and Emily Penfold [Avis]. She was born 15th Apr 1909 at Haywards Heath, Sussex; died 29th Dec 2001
  She married Arthur Lesley Ballard on 7th Sep 1935. He was born 12th Oct 1909; died 4th Aug 1982
   

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