The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Descendant's report for William Wells Marchant, sexton, son of John Marchant, farm labourer and Sarah Marchant [Cheeseman]
Generation No. 1
  1. William Wells Marchant, sexton was the son of John Marchant, farm labourer and Sarah Marchant [Cheeseman]. He was born 1834 at Broadwater Pitt, Fletching, Sussex; christened 1st Jun 1837 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, age 2 1/2 years, son of John Marchant (labourer) and Sarah Marchant
  He married (1) Maria Rogers on Oct to Dec 1856, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1856 Q4 Vol 2b Page 167. She was born c 1825. They had the following children:
  iFrances Maria who was born 1859 at Danehill, Sussex; christened 12th Jun 1859 All Saints (als Holy Trinity Chapel), Danehill, Sussex, daughter of William Marchant (labourer) and Maria Marchant
  iiHarriett who was born 13th Jun 1861 at Danehill, Sussex; christened 11th Apr 1862 All Saints (als Holy Trinity Chapel), Danehill, Sussex, daughter of William Marchant (labourer) and Maria Marchant
  iiiJane who was born 11th Jan 1862 at Danehill, Sussex; christened 31st May 1868 All Saints (als Holy Trinity Chapel), Danehill, Sussex, daughter of William Marchant (labourer) and Maria Marchant
2 ivMatilda who was born 29th Apr 1865 at Danehill, Sussex; christened 31st May 1868 All Saints (als Holy Trinity Chapel), Danehill, Sussex, daughter of William Marchant (labourer) and Maria Marchant
  He married (2) Ansley Tester on Oct to Dec 1873, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1873 Q4 Vol 3b Page 195. She was the daughter of Robert Newnham, farm labourer and Philadelphia Newnham [Winn]. She was born 1823 at Danehill, Sussex; christened 7th Dec 1823 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex, daughter of Robert Newnham (labourer) and Philly Newnham
   
Generation No. 2
  2. Matilda Turner [Marchant] was the daughter of William Marchant, sexton and Maria Marchant [Rogers]. She was born 29th Apr 1865 at Danehill, Sussex; christened 31st May 1868 at All Saints (als Holy Trinity Chapel), Danehill, Sussex, daughter of William Marchant (labourer) and Maria Marchant
  She married James Turner on Apr to June 1886, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1886 Q2 Vol 2b Page 177. He was born c 1865. They had the following children:
  iElizabeth Matilda who was born 1888 at Freshfield Cross Roads, Fletching, Sussex; christened 25th Nov 1888 All Saints (als Holy Trinity Chapel), Fletching, Sussex, daughter of James Turner (labourer) and Matilda turner
   

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