The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Descendant's report for James Smith, farm labourer, son of John Smith, pauper and Mary Smith [Michell]
Generation No. 1
  1. James Smith, farm labourer was the son of John Smith, pauper and Mary Smith [Michell]. He was born 1803 at Fletching, Sussex; christened 10th Jul 1803 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
  He married Mary Smith on 1st Jun 1828 at St. Peter's Church, Chailey, Sussex, witnesses: Saah Souter and William Morling. She was born 1806 at Chailey, Sussex. They had the following children:
2 iRichard who was born c Dec 1828 at Fletching, Sussex; christened 7th Dec 1828 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
  iiSarah who was born 1830 at Fletching, Sussex; christened 5th Sep 1830 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
  iiiMary who was born 1832 at Fletching, Sussex; christened 15th Jan 1832 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
  ivHarriett who was born 1834 at Fletching, Sussex; christened 12th Jan 1834 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
3 vHenry who was born 1835 at Fletching, Sussex; christened 22nd Mar 1835 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
  viJane who was born 1836 at Fletching, Sussex; christened 12th Jun 1836 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
  viiSteven who was born 1838 at Fletching, Sussex; christened 30th Sep 1838 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
  viiiAlfred who was born 1840 at Fletching, Sussex; christened 4th Nov 1840 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
  ixSusan who was born 1841 at Fletching, Sussex; christened 28th Nov 1841 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
  xAnn who was born 1844 at Fletching, Sussex; christened 20th Apr 1844 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
  xiJames who was born 1846 at Horsted Keynes, Sussex; christened 26th Jul 1846 St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
  xiiCharlotte who was born 1847 at Horsted Keynes, Sussex; christened 7th Nov 1847 St. Giles Parish Church, Horsted Keynes, Sussex
  xiiiDaniel who was born Jun 1850 at Horsted Keynes, Sussex; christened 4th Aug 1850 St. Giles Parish Church, Horsted Keynes, Sussex
  xivEliza who was born 1852 at Horsted Keynes, Sussex; christened 4th Jul 1852 St. Giles Parish Church, Horsted Keynes, Sussex; died 18th Dec 1853
  xvMercy who was born 1854 at Horsted Keynes, Sussex; christened 2nd Jul 1854 St. Giles Parish Church, Horsted Keynes, Sussex
   
Generation No. 2
  2. Richard Smith, farm labourer was the son of James Smith, farm labourer and Mary Smith [Smith]. He was born c Dec 1828 at Fletching, Sussex; christened 7th Dec 1828 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
  He married Sarah Ann Leppard on 5th Feb 1853 at St. Giles Parish Church, Horsted Keynes, Sussex, witnesses: Amos Wenham and Sarah Langridge. She was the daughter of Richard Leppard and Mary Leppard [Child]. She was born 1834 at West Hoathly, Sussex; christened 8th Jun 1834 at St. Margaret's Church, West Hoathly, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iSarah Ann who was born 1860 at Horsted Keynes, Sussex
  iiMary who was born 1863 at Horsted Keynes, Sussex
  iiiRichard who was born 1864 at Horsted Keynes, Sussex
4 ivAlfred who was born Oct to Dec 1867 at Horsted Keynes, Sussex, registered at East Grinstead District, Sussex, ref: 1867 Q4 Vol 2b Page 106
  vClara who was born 1869 at Fletching, Sussex
  viCharles who was born 1871 at Fletching, Sussex
  viiArthur who was born 1874 at Fletching, Sussex
  viiiHarriett who was born 1876 at Fletching, Sussex
  ixAlice who was born 1879 at Fletching, Sussex
   
  3. Henry Smith, sawyer was the son of James Smith, farm labourer and Mary Smith [Smith]. He was born 1835 at Fletching, Sussex; christened 22nd Mar 1835 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex
  He married ..... on c 1855. She was born c 1835. They had the following children:
  iFanny who was born 1858 at Fletching, Sussex
   
Generation No. 3
  4. Alfred Smith was the son of Richard Smith, farm labourer and Sarah Ann Smith [Leppard]. He was born Oct to Dec 1867 at Horsted Keynes, Sussex, registered at East Grinstead District, Sussex, ref: 1867 Q4 Vol 2b Page 106
  He married Fanny Kate Baker on 21st Feb 1891 at Registry Office, Uckfield, Sussex, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1891 Q1 Vol 2b Page 199, witnesses: Robert Welfare and Louisa Smith. She was the daughter of Alfred Baker, farm labourer and Elizabeth Baker [Avis]. She was born c Nov 1870 at Fletching, Sussex; christened 4th Dec 1870 at St Andrew & St Mary Church, Fletching, Sussex. They had the following children:
  iGeorge Alfred who was born Apr to June 1891 at Fletching, Sussex, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1891 Q2 Vol 2b Page 130
  iiFrederick who was born Apr to June 1893 at Chailey, Sussex, registered at Uckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1893 Q2 Vol 2b Pag1 141
  iiiWinifred who was born Apr to June 1894 at Lindfield, Sussex, registered at Cuckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1894 Q2 Vol 2b Page 163
  ivWilliam Ernest who was born July to Sep 1896 at Lindfield, Sussex, registered at Cuckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1896 Q3 Vol 2b Page 149
  vAnnie Elizabeth I. who was born Oct to Dec 1898 at Lindfield, Sussex, registered at Cuckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1898 Q4 Vol 2b Page 146
5 viThomas Clifford who was born Jan to Mar 1901 at Ardingly, Sussex, registered at Cuckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1901 Q1 Vol 2b Page 148; died 19th Dec 1968 Purley; buried 24th Dec 1968 Kent & Sussex crematorium, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, cremated and ashes buried thereafter; record numer 12127
   
Generation No. 4
  5. Thomas Clifford Smith was the son of Alfred Smith and Fanny Kate Smith [Baker]. He was born Jan to Mar 1901 at Ardingly, Sussex, registered at Cuckfield District, Sussex, ref: 1901 Q1 Vol 2b Page 148; died 19th Dec 1968 at Purley; buried 24th Dec 1968 at Kent & Sussex crematorium, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, cremated and ashes buried thereafter; record numer 12127
  He married Annie Gertrude Urith Heasman on Apr to June 1921, registered at Ticehurst District, Sussex, ref: 1921 Q2 Vol 2b Page 231. She was the daughter of John Thomas Heaseman, carter and Mary Anne Heaseman [Cleary]. She was born 1888 at Rotherfield, Sussex; died Nov 1944 at Kent & Sussex Hospital, St Johns, Tunbridge Wells, Kent; buried 17th Nov 1944 at Tunbridge Wells Cemetery, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, internment reference: 26992. They had the following children:
  iHarold Clifford James who was born Oct 1921 at Rotherfield, Sussex
   

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