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Descendant's report for William Mepham, son of John Mepham and Sarah Mepham [Parker]
Generation No. 1
  1. William Mepham 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
  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 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 5th May 1775 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of William Mepham and Anne Mepham
  iiBenjamin who was born 1776 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 30th Jun 1776 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of William Mepham and Anne Mepham
  iiiJohn who was born 1778 at 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 at 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 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 3rd Oct 1779 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of William Mepham and Anne Mepham
2 viMary who was born 1781 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 28th Oct 1781 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of William Mepham and Ann Mepham
  viiElizabeth who was born 1784 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 7th Mar 1784 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of William Mepham and Ann Mepham
  viiiMartha who was born 1786 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 16th Apr 1786 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of William Mepham and Ann Mepham
3 ixJoseph who was born 1788 at 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 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 30th May 1790 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of William Mepham and Ann Mepham
   
Generation No. 2
  2. Mary Mepham was the daughter of William Mepham and Ann Mepham [Bones]. She was born 1781 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 28th Oct 1781 at St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of William Mepham and Ann Mepham
  She had a relationship with an unknown person. They had the following children:
  iHannah who was born 1807 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 15th Nov 1807 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, daughter of Mary Mepham
   
  3. Joseph Mepham, farm labourer was the son of William Mepham and 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:
4 iSarah who was born 11th Dec 1818 at 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
5 iiEliza who was born 18th Dec 1820 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent; christened 30th Jan 1821 Lady Huntingdons Chapel, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  iiiWilliam who was born 1821 at Mayfield, Sussex; christened 21st Oct 1821 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex, son of Joseph Mepham (labourer) and Eliza Mepham
   
Generation No. 3
  4. Sarah Fry [Mepham] was the daughter of Joseph Mepham, farm labourer and Elizabeth Mepham [Langford]. She was born 11th Dec 1818 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent; christened 26th Jan 1819 at Lady Huntingdons Chapel, Tunbridge Wells, Kent; died Jul 1851 at Frant, Sussex, aged 32 years; buried 20th Jul 1851 at St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex
  She married John Fry on 8th Nov 1840 at St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex, John Fry of Bells Yew Green son of Thomas Fry married Sarah Mepham also of Bells Yew Green and daughter of Joseph Mepham. The witnesses were Stephen Skinner and Eliza Mepham.. He was the son of Thomas Fry and Sarah Fry [Thorpe]. He was born 20th Oct 1809 at Speldhurst, Kent; christened 5th Nov 1809 at St. Mary's Church, Speldhurst, Kent, son of Thoomas Fry and Sarah Fry. They had the following children:
  iEliza who was born 1841 at Bells Yew Green, Frant, Sussex; christened 4th Jul 1841 St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex, daughter of John Fry (labourer) and Sarah Fry
  iiRhoda who was born 1843 at Bells Yew Green, Frant, Sussex; christened 10th Dec 1843 St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex, daughter of John Fry (labourer) and Sarah Fry
  iiiSarah Elizabeth who was born 1847 at Frant, Sussex; christened 3rd Jan 1847 St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex, daughter of John Fry (labourer) and Sarah Fry
   
  5. Eliza Skinner [Mepham] was the daughter of Joseph Mepham, farm labourer and Elizabeth Mepham [Langford]. She was born 18th Dec 1820 at Tunbridge Wells, Kent; christened 30th Jan 1821 at Lady Huntingdons Chapel, Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  She married Stephen Skinner on 29th May 1841 at St. Alban's Church, Frant, Sussex, Stephen Skinner son of James Skinner farmer married Eliza Mepham daughter of Joseph Mepham. The witnesses were Alfred Skinner and Don Monk.. He was born c 1815
   

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