The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Descendant's report for John Friend, broom maker
Generation No. 1
  1. John Friend, broom maker He was born 1791 at Horsted Keynes, Sussex; christened 1st May 1791 at St. Giles Parish Church, Horsted Keynes, Sussex; died Feb 1872 at Chelwood Common, Fletching, Sussex; buried 22nd Feb 1872 at All Saints (als Holy Trinity Chapel), Danehill, Sussex, age 81 years
  He married Mary Ann Skinner on 16th Jul 1815 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex. She was born 1799 at Carshalton, Surrey; christened 24th Nov 1799 at All Saints' Church, Carshalton, Surrey; died May 1868 at Chelwood Common, Fletching, Sussex; buried 30th May 1868 at All Saints (als Holy Trinity Chapel), Danehill, Sussex, age 67 years. They had the following children:
2 iJames who was born 7th Apr 1816 at Chelwood Common, Fletching, Sussex; christened 20th Apr 1817 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
3 iiEmily who was born 1819 at Fletching, Sussex; christened 8th Aug 1819 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
  iiiJohn who was born 1830 at Fletching, Sussex
  ivGeorge who was born 1833 at Fletching, Sussex
  vThomas who was born 1835 at Fletching, Sussex
  viCatherine who was born 1838 at Fletching, Sussex
  viiHenry who was born 1840 at Fletching, Sussex
   
Generation No. 2
  2. James Friend, farm labourer was the son of John Friend, broom maker and Mary Ann Friend [Skinner]. He was born 7th Apr 1816 at Chelwood Common, Fletching, Sussex; christened 20th Apr 1817 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
  He married Lucy Taylor on 7th Aug 1841 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex. She was born 1817 at Maresfield, Sussex; christened 26th Apr 1817 at St Bartholomew Parish Church, Maresfield, Sussex, parents William & Lucy Taylor. They had the following children:
  iJane who was born 1842 at Fletching, Sussex
4 iiWilliam who was born 1849 at Fletching, Sussex
   
  3. Emily Field [Friend] was the daughter of John Friend, broom maker and Mary Ann Friend [Skinner]. She was born 1819 at Fletching, Sussex; christened 8th Aug 1819 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
  She married James Field, railway labourer on 8th Apr 1843 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex. He was born 1818 at Wadhurst, Sussex; christened 19th Apr 1818 at St. Peter and St. Paul Parish Church, Wadhurst, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iSarah who was born 1846 at Wadhurst, Sussex
  iiNaomi who was born 1847 at Ticehurst, Sussex
  iiiElizabeth who was born 1849 at Wadhurst, Sussex
  ivThomas William who was born Jun 1850 at Ticehurst, Sussex
   
Generation No. 3
  4. William Friend was the son of James Friend, farm labourer and Lucy Friend [Taylor]. He was born 1849 at Fletching, Sussex
  iWilliam J. who was born 1869 at Fletching, Sussex
  He married Amelia on c 1869. She was born 1843 at Fletching, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iJohn George who was born 1873 at Lindfield, Sussex
  iiAda Lucy who was born 1875 at Sussex
  iiiDavid H. who was born 1877 at Withyham, Sussex
  ivThomas who was born 1880 at Withyham, Sussex
   

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